Uploaded: February 25, 2009


Smoke and light.

Nikkor 105/2.8 VR
ISO 100. f19. 1/180th. EV+1.
On camera flash plus two speedlights.
Minor levels adjustment. Otherwise straight from the camera.

Exif: F Number: 13, Exposure Bias Value: 0.50, ExposureTime: 10/1800 seconds, Flash: fired, auto mode, return light not detected, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 25, 2009

Lovely image and work here, Lisa.

Dominick #1089009

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 25, 2009

Fantastic capture, Lisa. Love it!!!!! #7212677

Shirley Sicurello level-classic February 25, 2009

Artistic, creative image. #7212692

Karen Engelbreth February 25, 2009

Wonderful image, Lisa :0) #7212749

Randy A. Myers level-classic February 25, 2009

Great job. I've been wanting to try one of these myself. #7212810

Julianna J. Collett February 25, 2009

This is amazing - well done #7213420

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic February 25, 2009

Beautiful..I love your smoke series. Linda and I was playing with some smoke yestureday..it is fun and amazing the designs you get. #7214213

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 25, 2009

Lisa no idea how you did this, but it's sublime... WOW!!! #7214252

Sheila D. Robertson February 25, 2009

Gorgeous light and design. #7214650

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 25, 2009

Fabulous Lisa!

jo ann c. #7215125

Michelle Alton February 25, 2009

Takes one's breath away....like smoke!
Just beautifully exquisite. #7215503

David Phalen February 25, 2009

i'll comment quietly in lower case. love the clarity, motion and presentation!! #7215639

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 25, 2009

~ ~ ♥ ~ ~
(love it, david)
thank you all for such wonderful and kind statements. they leave me smiling.
blessings, lisa♥ #7215651

Allen Hughes February 25, 2009

Your whole series of smoke photos are wonderful. The feeling of movement along with the grace of the curves... and the colors, or lack there of, make these very special #7216263

Marisol Pastor February 26, 2009

This is sublime! #7218325

Anita Hogue February 26, 2009

WOW, this is over the top gorgeous, Lisa! #7218446

Eugenio Diaz March 02, 2009

That is a gorgeous!!!
AMAZING work and great capture! #7234758

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 02, 2009

Thank you!!!
~♥~ #7234823

Michelle Lea Guinn March 03, 2009


Sharon Sawyer March 06, 2009

Lisa, I just love your smoke series. This one and "Doin the Twist" are my favorites. Beautiful & creative!!!! #7251875

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 06, 2009

You are a master at these smoke shots, Lisa!!!!! This is another beautiful composition!!!!!! :-) k #7252293

Anita Bower March 09, 2009

This is an especially elegant one. I like your quote! #7261523

Michael Umbreit March 15, 2009

Lisa - Just a wonderful image!! - Mike #7286621

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 25, 2009

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!!! #7327455

Christine Lobsinger level-classic March 25, 2009

WOW Lisa... Congrats on your Fantastic Finalist... what a great feeling- I just got my first Finalist...
SMiLing Ear to Ear
Christine #7327821

A P March 25, 2009

Congratulations on your outstanding Finalist Lisa!!


Tamara K. Walker level-classic March 25, 2009


Aimee C. Eisaman March 25, 2009

Beautiful composition for this delicate subject! Congrats on a job well done and congrats on your finalist! :~) BRAVO! #7328110

Douglas Pignet March 25, 2009

Congrats,Doug #7328119

Michelle L. Frick March 25, 2009

Congratulations Lisa! I'll be looking forward to seeing the rest - way to go girl!!! #7328151

Christine Lobsinger level-classic March 25, 2009

SMILING #7328286

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 25, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Lisa!!! #7328289

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 25, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Lisa! #7328295

Daniella Puente March 25, 2009

BIG CONGRATS Lisa :))) #7328620

Eugenio Diaz March 25, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist!!! #7328790

Nancy (Peaches) Harker March 25, 2009


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


ROLAN NARMAN March 25, 2009

Huge congrats on your superb finalist Lisa! #7329127

Tammy Espino March 25, 2009

Congrats :) #7329140

Max Aureli March 25, 2009

Congratulations on this one too Lisa!!! Great Finalist!! #7329182

Elida Gutierrez March 25, 2009

Another one? CONGRATULATIONS!!! #7329776

Colleen Farrell March 25, 2009

Lisa, in case I miss some, congratulations on your SIX finalists!! All well-deserved for sure. This is awesome! So inspiring to see what can be done with just a camera and light. :) Big congrats!! #7330191

Nadya Johnson March 25, 2009

Congratulations Lisa, on your outstanding finalist! #7330343

Sherran Andersen level-classic March 25, 2009

Congrats Lisa. Sherran #7330545

Leland N. Saunders level-addict March 25, 2009

Lisa, one of these days you're going to run out of smokes ... in the meantime, congratulations on a job well done ... !!

Lee #7330611

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic March 25, 2009

Gorgeous Lisa!!! A BIG congrats!!! #7330740

Debra R. Harder March 25, 2009


Rhonda Burger March 25, 2009

Congratulations Lisa. This is beautiful. Rhonda #7330979

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 25, 2009

Congrats Lisa!! Jeff #7331065

Sharon Sawyer March 25, 2009

WTG, Lisa !!!! Congratulations on your six amazing finalists. I love all your smoke images but this one is my fav and the title is absolutley perfect. All the best in the next round!!!! #7331215

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 25, 2009

Your kind words make me smile!
Many thanks to each of you!!!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #7331624

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 25, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Lisa!!! WTG!!! #7331803

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 25, 2009

Ohhh Lisa, I knew this would be a finalist, just like I KNOW it will be a winner, big congratulations!

jo ann c. #7332011

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 26, 2009

Congratulations on this striking finalist, Lisa! #7333342

Terry Cervi level-classic March 26, 2009

Lisa, you're making your equipment sing!! This is just beautiful and a well deserved finalist! Congrats! #7333813

Phil Stith March 26, 2009

Congratulations on a well deserved finalist, Lisa! #7334049

Cheryl E. Molennor March 26, 2009

So so COOL! Congratulations on this awesome finalist! #7334337

Jeana Clark March 26, 2009

Outstaning Finalist!!!!


~J~ #7335201

M.Christine Duncan March 26, 2009

A triple whammy girl!!! Bravo and congrats on your splendid finalists!!! #7335220

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 26, 2009

Thanks for the kind and encouraging feedback! Each comment is so very appreciated!
~♥~Lisa #7335801

Cassie L. Woodlee March 26, 2009

AMAZING photo Lisa, congrats!! #7336047

KV Day March 26, 2009

Ok, new fav. This is great I love the black and white and simplicity of this. Congrats on your wins! #7336407

Sharon Sawyer March 26, 2009

Lisa, congratulations on your win!!! #7336467

A P March 26, 2009




Judy V. Kennamer level-classic March 26, 2009

Congrats Lisa!!!! Too cool!!! #7336728

Vladan D. Djordjevic March 26, 2009

Big congratulations on your fantastic winner! #7336805

ROLAN NARMAN March 26, 2009

Huge congrats Lisa on your superb winner! #7336994

Susan Fox March 26, 2009

Congratulations on your win Lisa :-) #7337002

Evy Johansen level-classic March 26, 2009

Again, again, again.. :) BIG congratulations, Lisa!! Perfect title too :) #7337330

Gerri R. Jones March 26, 2009

Wow Lisa, congratulations...so happy for all your wins! Such a beautiful and creative series! #7337333

Tammy Espino March 26, 2009

Your "smokin" with all your wins this month! Congrats! #7337352

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 26, 2009

Your kind words mean a lot!
Thank you so much for the support!
And thank you, Judges, for liking my Smoke Series!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #7337484

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe March 26, 2009

And another huge congratulations, Lisa!! These smoke images are awesome!! #7337487

frank w. degenhardt level-classic March 26, 2009

Congratulations on the Win for this creative, well done work my friend. #7337821

Christine Lobsinger level-classic March 26, 2009

SMILING #7337865

Steve M. Harrington March 26, 2009

Richly deserved winners, Lisa! Good on you!
Steve #7338176

Alex T. Mizuno March 27, 2009

Wow, your smokes are big hit this month! Congratulations on your another win Lisa!!! #7338334

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 27, 2009

bravo Lisa, congratulations again!!!!! #7338399

David Phalen March 27, 2009

BIG Congrats on another excellent Winner!! #7339741

Phil Stith March 27, 2009

Congratulations on a very creative winner, Lisa! #7339782

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 27, 2009

A huge congratulations Lisa on your wins!!! I love them and they are so deserving!!!! You are the Queen of Incense! :-)

jo ann c. #7339800

Debra R. Harder March 27, 2009

This series is the best, Lisa! Congratulations again on another BRILLIANT GOLD WINNER!! Deb #7339836

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 27, 2009

WHOA...another fantastic winner, Lisa!!!!! WTGG!!!!! :-) k #7340030

Rhonda Burger March 27, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!
Rhonda #7340762

Shawn Jennings level-classic March 27, 2009

You are the woman with these type of images, Lisa! Congratulations on your win! :) #7341065

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic March 27, 2009

Another awesome winner, Lisa. A huge congrats. #7341226

Linda Blair March 27, 2009

Splendid image and winner...congratulations!!!!!! #7341538

Cheryl E. Molennor March 27, 2009

TOO COOL! Congratulations! #7341668

Carol L. Fowler March 27, 2009

Congrats for this beautiful winner. #7341807

Robert R. Goodman level-addict March 27, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful capture,Lisa!!!!!! #7342257

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe March 27, 2009

Fantastic!! This is so well done - the design is perfect! congratulations on your win! #7342552

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 27, 2009

Congratulations on all your last month's achievements, Lisa! #7342644

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 28, 2009

Just wonderful! Congratulations Lisa! #7345340

Renee Doyle level-classic March 28, 2009

Still can't decide on my favourite!!! Big congrats Lisa on a another beautiful winner and fabulous month!! #7345880

Anna Diederich March 29, 2009

I loved all of these..congrats again! #7349373

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 29, 2009

You really did well with these! Congratulations! :) #7349688

Janet Daniel level-classic March 30, 2009

Hi Lisa - Your smoke images are out of this world incredible! Congratulations on such a wonderful series and your wins! #7353190

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 30, 2009

Another beauty Lisa! Congratulations on your win!!! #7354855

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 31, 2009

Thank you ALL so very much!
~♥~Lisa #7356075

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 31, 2009

CONGRATS. on getting Golden again...!

Usman. #7358357

Elida Gutierrez April 01, 2009


"Cup Full of Daisies"

A Special Trophy for

"February Winners"


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict April 02, 2009

Congratulations Lisa on your 3rd Win!!!

Dominick #7362772

Mitch Spence level-classic April 02, 2009

Lisa, congratulations, if belated, on your winners in this extraordinarly creative series. #7365188

David A. Simons April 06, 2009

Congratulations Lisa, fantastic work #7377446

Raymond Pauly level-classic April 27, 2009

Beautiful Winner, Lisa! Congratulations! #7456464

Holly Hitchcock May 13, 2009

Let me add my voice to the crowd...AWESOME, Lisa!!!!! #7516869

Marisol Pastor June 05, 2009

Congrats again, this is one of my very favorites of your smoke series. #7600649

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