Uploaded: March 23, 2004


aperture 6.6, shutter 1.30, edited photo with Adobe Photoshop - cropping, filters and contrast/color adjustments


Nancy Grace Chen March 23, 2004

Great feel and wonderful execution. (I may be partial to this since I play the violin. ;)). The slight overexposure lends to an antiquish feel. Great job!
-Nancy #110124

Darren M. Alexander March 23, 2004

neat look! awesome job! :-)
if you are able to recreate that easily.. have you considered adjusting the angle of the bow? only offered constructively, of course.. but if the top of the bow was moved a hair to the left and the bottom of the bow was moved so only part of the end, was in the picture, but enough for the end to be seen.. I dunno.. maybe it would take away from the actual instrument, but then again, it might help with the framing, so to speak. ? then again... maybe not? ;-)

regardless, you did a super job!

(i too am a little partial, as my mom played the viola, for bellevue philharmonic, when I was a child.;)

good luck! #443423

Michelle D. Milliman March 23, 2004

Wow! Thank you both for your comments and suggestions!

I doubt recreating would be 'easy' as this is all so new to me - my camera, Photoshop Elements, even photography! :) But I just might give it a try as it would be good practice! And fun too!!


Darren M. Alexander March 23, 2004

you're welcome! :-)

wow, if this is you as a beginner.. girl, keep going, cause you're gonna be wayyy good at this stuff! :-)

take care #443433

Stephen Zacker March 24, 2004

Great set-up and image! #444878

Deanna Cathcart April 12, 2004

Congrats Michelle!!!! Great image! Good luck on making it to the next level!! #477325

Darren M. Alexander April 12, 2004

hey, congrats! woohoo! good luck! :-) #477352

Michelle D. Milliman April 13, 2004

Thanks everyone! I'm still in shock!!! :) --Shelly #480614

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