The Entry Way

Uploaded: February 22, 2004 04:26:44


This is a curve in the fence at the entry to Run and Jump Farms. This horse farm is beautiful. The manager allowed me to take photos all over the property. This is the first.....


Donna W. Neal February 22, 2004

I love the composition and shadows and fresh snow. Can't wait to see the rest of this series! Very nice Bill!! #99803

Bonnie C. Lackey February 22, 2004

Your fences look almost like jewelry! #390429

Colleen Braun February 22, 2004

beautiful and looks like fresh fallen snow, great shadows... #390435

William C. Raco level-classic February 22, 2004

Thank you, ladies.
It was a very bright and beautiful afternoon.
The snow had beeen windblown and partially melted to produce an icy surface.
The shadows really looked good.

bill #390439

Lee Ann Sahagun - Poling February 22, 2004

So clean and simple, yet I want to keep staring at this! #390444

Allan L. Whitehead February 22, 2004

Great shot Bill. The shadowsare superb and the composition is masterful. Very well done - Allan #390445

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe February 22, 2004

You hit the jackpot with finding this place! It's really produced some great shots for you! Of course you had a little something to do with it, too. LOL #390448

Kathleen Clemons February 22, 2004

Perfectly composed, as always. :) This series is going to be fantastic! #390459

Joy Brown February 22, 2004

Wonderful image, Bill!!! #390480

Shirley L. Carpenter February 22, 2004

Excellent Bill......Composition is great......Love it!!!!! #390484

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 22, 2004

Awesome Bill! Sounds like you had a great time at that place. I know of a fence like that on a farm a ways from me, but haven't made it over there when the conditions are right. Looking forward to your others! #390508

February 22, 2004

Great shot Bill. Love the composition and shadows. #390534

Terry R. Hatfield February 22, 2004

Hi Bill! Very Nice Shadow Work Aganist That Beautiful Snow And Superb Lighting!!
Terry. #390551

Kenneth M. Kijewski February 22, 2004

What a great eye and great point of view, Bill!
Excellent exposure!!!!
Can't wait to see the rest!!

Ken #390574

Patricia A. Kuniega February 22, 2004

Wow Bill! The fence is sitting atop the snow like a crown! A wonderful play of curves and shadows. Bring on the rest!! #390579

Kasia Elser February 22, 2004

I agree with everybody - great shot! I love the composition, contrast and shadows! #390596

Cathy Barrows February 22, 2004

great graphics shot...couldn't be better #390653

Paul Coco level-deluxe February 22, 2004

A killer composition, Bill. The placement of the curving fence and the shadows on the snow are perfect, as is this difficult exposure. Bravo! #390736

Stephen Zacker February 22, 2004

Great composition and shadows! #390738

Murry Grigsby February 22, 2004

So what can I say? All the good stuff has been used :0) Oh wait, how about curvaceous traces of shade. Really well done Bill! I love fence shots and yours are inspirational to say the least!! #390755

Susan T. Parady February 22, 2004

Terrific, Bill. #390923

Colette M. Metcalf February 22, 2004

Wonderful image, Bill!!! #390960

Michael Wehrman level-deluxe February 22, 2004

Hi William geat simgle image #391005

Ellen Peach level-classic February 22, 2004

Fantastic shot, Bill, you know I love shadows...look forward to more from this beautiful place! #391070

Kathleen F. Greer February 22, 2004

What a perfect background for this dark fence! Beautiful job Bill!! #391109

Gary O`Dell February 22, 2004

Excellent image Bill, very nicely done and very good exposure for the snow..Gary O #391120

Evy Johansen level-classic February 22, 2004

Beautiful light and shadows, Bill! Wonderful image! #391147

Carol Brill February 22, 2004

I love the creamy texture of the snow and the strong graphic element in the curved lines and patterns you captured here, Bill, simplicity at its most compelling! #391171

Susana Matos February 22, 2004

This is a perfect photo with strong graphic effect!! Beautiful!
Regards from Portugal, Su #391228

Donna J. Taff February 22, 2004

This is a double wow. #391310

Susie Peek-Swint February 22, 2004

Wonderful lines and shadows Bill! I'm sure the owner loves the fact that you want to photgraph his farm ~ hope we see more!! #391440

Theresa McCloskey February 22, 2004

wonderful Bill - love the shadows and the snow - can't wait to see the next one :-) #391561

Nobu Nagase February 22, 2004

Beautiful shot, Bill!
I thought this was another view of your Bing Bend-D, which was also beautiful. But I know now, it is not the ssme. Love your fence and snow shots... #391651

Paula Showen February 22, 2004

I'm trying to catch up on days away from BP, can you tell..LOL!

I LOVE this one, Bill! I love the simple composition, the shadows and your perspective! Well Done!!!! #391689

Patricia Marroquin February 22, 2004

All I can say is: Wow! Wonderful! Winner, William! :-) #391730

Susan T. Evans February 22, 2004

Awesome Bill, in addition to everything else that has been said, I like the arched shape of both the fence and the shadow!!! wonderful exposure, really outstanding Bill! #391749

Mary K. Robison March 04, 2004

How can snow, a fence and some shadows LOOK THIS GOOD? Bravo, Bill! #408152

Robert Mann level-classic March 19, 2004

I'll ask the same question Mary asked! and with the same response! Bravo! It's great bill! THe compostion is perfect and the shadows are excellent! Big congrats on your finalist selection and good luck! RoB #431117

Colleen Braun March 19, 2004

congratulations Bill... #431198

Kathleen Clemons March 19, 2004

I am sooooooo pleased for you, Bill! BIG congratulations!!! :) #431200

Patricia A. Kuniega March 19, 2004

Congratulations on your great photo Bill! #431235

Donna W. Neal March 19, 2004

I loved them all but I really think this one was my favorite.
Congratulations and Good Luck on this winner! #431688

Allan L. Whitehead March 19, 2004

Congratulations Bill for all your finalists selections for Feb. Very well done and good luck - Allan #431731

Kasia Elser March 19, 2004

Congrats! #431762

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 19, 2004

Love it Bill... how many more will we see here??
Big congratulations!! #431856

Susan T. Parady March 19, 2004

Congrats on this and all your finalists, Bill! #432085

March 19, 2004

Congratulations ! #432176

Gene Spears March 19, 2004

i really like this one! congrats and good luck! #432213

Gary O`Dell March 19, 2004

A Big Congratulations Bill..Gary O #432390

Robin L. Wehrman March 19, 2004

Beautiful image, Congratulations Bill!!!! #432615

Bernard B. Travers March 19, 2004

Its the little things that seem so much more. Love this study: sleek and simple. Great work, Mr. Bill. #432680

Nobu Nagase March 19, 2004

Many congratulaitons to you, Bill!!! #432858

Carol Brill March 19, 2004

Congratulations and best of luck, Bill! #432966

Lori Ditlefsen March 19, 2004

Congrats on your finalists Bill! #432967

Murry Grigsby March 19, 2004

Another big congrats Bill! You really did well with the fence series!! #433257

Colette M. Metcalf March 19, 2004

Congrats again, Bill!!!! #433352

Susan T. Evans March 19, 2004

congrats again Bill!!! #433464

Stanley J. Contrades March 19, 2004

Hope you've got your fingers warmed up, Bill! Great win, and the best in the next stage!
Stan #433734

Susana Matos March 19, 2004

Congratulations, another perfect, super photo
Cheers from Portugal, Su #434007

Ronald Balthazor March 19, 2004

Congratulations, Bill. Wonderful image. #434098

Susie Peek-Swint March 19, 2004

Congrats again Bill! #434230

Mary K. Robison March 19, 2004

Congratulations on this beautiful image making it to finals. #434294

Ron Goldman March 19, 2004

Congrats again Bill! #434310

Paula Showen March 19, 2004

Again!!!! Congratulations! #434422

William C. Raco level-classic March 19, 2004

This scene was just so beautiful, I couldn't pass it up.
The snow was glazed and produced a nice sheen and perfect shadows.
Thanks for the very generous comments.
You BP folk are all wonderful people.

bill #434609

Bonnie C. Lackey March 19, 2004

Congrats, Bill, on this and on the other finalist selections. Isn't this fun! #435022

Evy Johansen level-classic March 19, 2004

Many congratulations, Bill! Very well derserved! Love this image!! #435423

Judith G. Secco March 20, 2004

Another incredible fence shot! Congratulations on this wonderful image, Bill.
Judy #436018

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic March 21, 2004

Cool composition, Bill! Congrats from me:-) #438243

William C. Raco level-classic March 21, 2004

Thank you all very much.
Your comments are greatly appreciated.

bill #438294

Elizabeth A. Zibas March 21, 2004

I think that this is my favorite of the fences (although all of them are great). I especially like the curve of this one. Very, very nice. #438838

William C. Raco level-classic March 21, 2004

Thank you so much, Betsy.
I appreciate your taking the time to look through the fences.
Be well,

bill #438862

Patricia Marroquin March 22, 2004

Once again, congrats, Bill! Love this! :-) #440726

Janice Forrest March 23, 2004

Another big congratulations. I loved all of your fence shots and would have trouble picking which one I liked best. #442223

Connie L. Carpenter March 27, 2004

I know I told you privately but these fence images are just could do a SHOULD do a book. Wonderful work, Bill. #450096

William C. Raco level-classic March 28, 2004

Thank you Pat and Janice.
Connie! It's so nice to hear from you.
How about a pop-up book? ;-)

bill #450513

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