Waiting for Spring...

© Denise M. Snyder

Waiting for Spring...

Uploaded: March 11, 2007 07:21:42


At least in my house, this is what spring is all about - the kids are gearing up for baseball season!

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Melissa G. Meiselman March 11, 2007

Terrific full frame composition with sharp details, terrific textures, great lighitng and perfect subject for the theme, Denise!! #618999

Margie Hurwich March 11, 2007

Wonderful ligthing and great comp, Denise! #4043554

Cyn Valentine March 11, 2007

Great lighting and color..wonderful comp Denise!! Love it!! #4043560

Alexis Yobbagy March 11, 2007

Love this Denise... great composition!!! #4043588

Sheila D. Bottoms March 11, 2007

LOVE IT!!! I love this shot...it even has a vintage look to it. Great job girlie. #4043610

Tamara K. Walker level-classic March 11, 2007

Skillfullu composed get light. Can't wait to see some action ball game shots. #4043640

Pamela Shane March 11, 2007

I like the way you filled the frame with these gloves Denise - wonderful
for the monthly theme!! :) #4043662

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe March 11, 2007

I can smell the leather from here! Fantastic still!

ccc #4043676

Candy Avera March 11, 2007

So very nice Denise. How do you keep coming up with such creative images? I love the use of light and shadow and curves, textures, lines - awesome! #4043748

Sherri Gorman March 11, 2007

Awesome!!! Love the lighting, textures and composition!!! Wonderful creative capture!!! #4043942

Nadine A. Lewis March 11, 2007

EXCELLENT still-life, Denise!!! PERFECT lighting, comp., & texture!!! <>< #4044622

Denise M. Snyder March 11, 2007

Thanks everyone! #4044933

Christy Nichols March 11, 2007

This is excellent, Denise!! Great lighting and tones. Just awesome!! #4045110

Chastity Abbott March 11, 2007

WOWZERS!!!!!!! Girl this is more than wonderful!! The tones and the light are a hit!!! :) Great work!!! Love the idea!! #4045369

Sherry Stricklin Boles level-classic March 11, 2007

Great lighting, Denise!! Wonderful composition! #4045373

Sharon King March 12, 2007

Perfect MT shot Denise, great lighting and comp! #4046091

Denise M. Snyder March 12, 2007

Wow! Thanks so much ladies!!! #4046889

Michelle L. Frick March 13, 2007

I love this shot Denise! You need to print this out and frame it to hang in your boys rooms. Excellent composition! #4051816

Tracy Jones March 28, 2007

wow - this would make an amazing poster for a little boys room....! #4106494

Remi Trepanier April 07, 2007

Nice shot Denise! #4141070

April 24, 2007

How did I miss this one? I LOVE it, I agree with Tracy too. Big congrats to you!! #4205227

Megan p April 24, 2007

AWESOME Denise!!! Congratulations!!! #4205300

Chastity Abbott April 24, 2007

HUGE congrats girl!!!!!!!! SO wonderful!!! #4205595

Sherri Gorman April 24, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!! #4205792

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 24, 2007

Congratulations on this making Finalist! #4205803

Alexis Yobbagy April 24, 2007

Congratulations on your Finalist!!! This is just great!!!!!! #4205916

Tamara K. Walker level-classic April 24, 2007


Michelle L. Frick April 24, 2007

Congratulations Denise! I really do love this image! My son is huge into baseball now - and this is the perfect kind of picture to encapsulate the sport! #4206354

Tamera S. Phillips April 24, 2007

Congratulations! Good luck in the next round. #4206448

Renee Doyle April 24, 2007

Congratulation on this wonderful finalist Denise!

Laura Clay-Ballard April 24, 2007

fabulous image! congrats! #4206526

Joan Kocak April 24, 2007

CONGRATS Denise! #4207487

Christy Nichols April 25, 2007

Oh YAY!! Big Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, my friend! #4210877

Hayley J. Hamlin April 25, 2007

Congrats Denise! Wonderful image!! #4211336

April 25, 2007

Big Congratulations on being a finalist! #4211629

Donna La Mattino Pagakis April 25, 2007

Very cool finalist!! Congratulations!! #4212241

Candy Avera April 25, 2007

Congratulations Denise! #4213257

Datha Y. Thompson April 25, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome WINNER Denise!!! WTG :0) #4214567

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 25, 2007

Denise, great tones, detail, composition and lighting; congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4214642

Colette M. Metcalf April 26, 2007

WTG Denise!! Congratulations on your win! #4215177

Sherri Gorman April 26, 2007

Awesome!!!! Congratulations on your win!!!! #4215379

Ken Smith level-classic April 26, 2007

Beautiful, Denise. Congrats!! #4215408

Joan Kocak April 26, 2007


Agnes Fegan level-deluxe April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your winning photo Denise !!! #4215651

Megan p April 26, 2007

I am Screaming!! Can you hear me? LOL
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4215660

Candy Avera April 26, 2007

Way to go Denise! I'm so proud of you. I knew this was a winner. #4215669

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 26, 2007

Congratulations again, Denise! #4215828

Cyn Valentine April 26, 2007

WTG Denise!! Congratulations!!! #4215842

Hayley J. Hamlin April 26, 2007

Happy Dance time!! WOOOHOOO:) I am so excited for you girl!! HUGE HUGE Congrats!!! #4216131

Cindy Harter April 26, 2007

I am soooo proud for you!!!! Well deserved Congratulations!!!! #4216204

Alexis Yobbagy April 26, 2007

Yippeeee!!!! Congratulations on your win Denise!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-) #4216469

Laura Stetser April 26, 2007


Teresa Norris April 26, 2007

Denise, way to go with this awesome winner!!!! Congratulations!!! #4217317

Sam Britt April 26, 2007

Congratulations on this winner, Denise! #4217348

April 26, 2007

HOORAY! I am so excited for you Denise! Big huge congrats to you! #4217412

Jane M April 26, 2007

Extremely well thought out comp Denise. Congrats to you! #4217474

Rakesh Syal level-classic April 26, 2007

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Denise! #4217516

Tarun Bose April 26, 2007

Congrats Denise on your excellent winner shot. #4217527

Renee Doyle April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful win Densie!!!!

Sharon King April 26, 2007

YEAH!!!! I am so happy for you my friend! Congratulations on this super winning shot! #4218171

Claudia Kuhn level-classic April 26, 2007

Wonderful springtime image Denise, congrats on your win! #4218488

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic April 26, 2007

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4218901

Denise M. Snyder April 27, 2007

Thank you all so very much!!! #4220732

Christy Nichols April 27, 2007

YAY!!! Congrats on your big win, Denise!! How awesome! #4221171

Nick Lagos April 27, 2007

Great comp and lighting Denise... congratulations on your big win... #4222190

Denise M. Snyder April 28, 2007

Thank you! #4225971

Robert Baer April 29, 2007

perfect for the spring theme. my daughter used to play softball each spring, so I know the feeling! #4227142

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett April 29, 2007

Congratulations on This wonderful 2nd place winner, Denise .... Steve #4227449

Michelle L. Frick April 29, 2007

Congratulations Denise! Are you going to sell some prints of this shot - you should, and I would buy one!! #4227644

Nadine A. Lewis May 04, 2007

I am sooooo glad this won!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #4247603

Patrick R. McMullen May 05, 2007

Congratulations! Nice light and good subject.
Pat #4251152

Cyn Valentine May 17, 2007

Congratulations on your POTD!!! WTG Denise!! #4294063

Sherri Gorman May 17, 2007

Awesome!!!! Congratulations on your POTD!!! #4294292

Lindley Johnson level-classic May 17, 2007

Great image, Denise - wonderful composition and lighting. Congratulations on your win and POTD! #4294295

Sheila D. Bottoms May 17, 2007

OOOODLES of congrats girl. #4294322

Renee Doyle May 17, 2007

Congratulations on well deserved further recognition of this wonderful image Denise! Fantastic POTD!

Michelle L. Frick May 17, 2007

Congrats on POTD! #4294461

Mary Clarke May 17, 2007

Congratulations on POTD Denise. Great image with wonderful detail. #4294465

Patricia Ronan May 17, 2007

Great image! Congrats on your POTD:) #4294625

Datha Y. Thompson May 17, 2007


Lavone Vannoy May 17, 2007

WOWEEEEEE!!! YAY! A "Secrets Girl" gets a BP POTD!!!! Woot-Woot-Woot-Woot!!!! :D
Concatulations my friend, you completely deserve it (and the gold win too)!!! :)



Denise M. Snyder May 17, 2007

Thanks everyone... I only just found out about this (thanks Megan!)... I'm honored. Thanks BP!!! #4294858

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 17, 2007

Those were the days, enjoy the baseball season!!! Fun game, awesome image!!! Congratulations on your great potd!!! #4295020

Alexis Yobbagy May 17, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS my friend!!! POTD is AWESOME and you totally deserve it for this incredible shot!!! #4295054

Hayley J. Hamlin May 17, 2007

WOOOOHOOOOO!!! Huge Congrats Girl!! What an HONOR!!! So well deserved, an AWESOME image!!! :) I am so excited for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4295135

Megan p May 17, 2007

This is a beautiful image and very deserving of POTD! I am so THRILLED for you! :):) #4295163

Mary N C. Taitt May 17, 2007

Congratulations and congratulations, very well seen and captured! :-D #4295276

Evy Johansen level-classic May 17, 2007

Wonderful image! Congratulations on your POTD! #4295415

Joy Rector May 18, 2007

congrats on the POTD #4295760

Ken Smith level-classic May 18, 2007

Hey Denise, this is super! Congratulations! #4295974

Teresa Norris May 18, 2007

Denise, big, big congrats on your AWESOME POTD!!! #4297577

Denise M. Snyder May 19, 2007

Thank you all so much! #4301374

Allan L. Dy May 21, 2007

Congratulations Denise! #4309475

Jennifer L. Alder November 11, 2007

CONGRATS!! POTD, Wooo hoo! :) #5057231

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