Thriving Wishes


Thriving Wishes

Uploaded: March 14, 2009


f/5.6, ISO: 200, Focal Length: 60 mm.

“Give Caesar what belongs to Caesar!” (An Italian Proverb)

In the last few days a good BP friend of mine has expressed a huge interest in coins thrown into a fountain. This gave me the idea to search my archives, and to post this photo of coins carrying people’s wishes, thrown into a different fountain for this month’s theme entry. My coin is in there too! Photo was taken in 2008.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 8/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Laura E. Swan level-classic March 14, 2009

I tossed this coin ('er I mean image) right into favorites Rolan! I love all of the colors and the meaning behind it all. Think of all of the wishes in there.

Wonderful Brother Rolan! -Laura


Vladan D. Djordjevic March 14, 2009

Terrific composition, colors, details and great title, Rolan! #7286079

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 14, 2009

oh no Rolan, this was not in your archives, You went to Max's house and found his treasure! lol
Great capture!!! #7286100

ROLAN NARMAN March 14, 2009

Thank you so much Laura, Vladan, and Stefania for your lovely comments! #7286102

ROLAN NARMAN March 14, 2009

LOL Stef! #7286104

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 15, 2009

forgot to say Max's new nickname: Ali' Baba'!!! #7286133

Lynne Morris March 15, 2009

What a fabulous capture Rolan, great clarity and details. Lol at Stef :) #7286150

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer March 15, 2009

Fabulous colors and details, Rolan. A GREAT idea!! #7286158

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 15, 2009

Terrific idea and capture, Rolan. Colors and clarity are outstanding. #7286378

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe March 15, 2009

That is one big piggy bank, Rolan! Fun and well presented subject.
kk #7286485

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 15, 2009

Oh this is even better Ali Baba the great white shark of Rome LOL. Great image Rolan!!!! what is this is going to create!! #7286628

ROLAN NARMAN March 15, 2009

Thanks my friends for your lovely comments!!!

Oh Stef, great nickname...LOL!..did you take it from "Ali Baba and the 40 thieves???"

LOL! Laurence "The Great White Shark!"
I like that one too! #7286705

ROLAN NARMAN March 15, 2009

Forgot to say that it will probably create a new movie Laurence!...with Max the main character and we'll be the co-stars! Let me contact my friends in Hollywood!!! #7286748

Courtenay Vanderbilt March 15, 2009

Thanks for the smiles already today! Wonderful full fame image of these wishes Rolan. Love it! #7286844

Tiia Vissak March 15, 2009

a cool MT image! #7286969

ROLAN NARMAN March 15, 2009

Thanks Courtenay and Tiia for your lovely comments!
We are expecting the main actor to arrive soon! He had a rough night he is still sleeping! #7287001

Carol Sawyer March 15, 2009

Excellent image, colors and details, Rolan!! #7287101

Nadya Johnson March 15, 2009

What a fabulous shot! Where was the fountain? One does think of Rome... from the movie, maybe?? Wonderful light and colors here. I couldn't help but think that maybe in the current ecnomonic situation, some poor souls might be wading in the water trying to take them OUT! Hmmm. Actually I've seen that happen here and there.. Well done, Rolan! Thank you for that lovely birthday forward, too! #7287220

Sandra K. StJohn March 15, 2009

What an excellent choice for this MT - great colors and comp. - well done Rolan. #7287312

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe March 15, 2009

I love this, Rolan! The colors are fabulous and I like the round coins offset by the quare tiles. The idea,m however, makes it all the more meaningful! #7287533

Marisol Pastor March 15, 2009

Fantastic full frame Rolan. Love the color. #7287675

Max Aureli March 15, 2009

MT??? What is the MT of this month ... how to clean up the coins to another friend, Rolan???? Bring back my coins to my fountain or I call the caps!!!!
Great composition "with my money" and beautiful details of "my coins", my friend!!! Great tones of "my possession" with a lot of clarity that those are mine coins... from my fountain!!! :-)))

Max Ali' Baba' the shark, Antonio Trevi!! :-)) #7287714

Max Aureli March 15, 2009

And you Stefania and Laurence.... put more coins on my Trevi fountain... you take to many beautiful picture of my fountain!! :-))

Max Antonio TREVI.


ROLAN NARMAN March 15, 2009

I hear the cops coming Max but they're not coming for me!...they're coming for you! Oh Laurence please stop them I promise Max will return your coins! #7287744

Tammy Espino March 15, 2009

A wonderful capture!! :) I think a few of my wishes are in some fountains somewhere ! #7287956

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 15, 2009

Great image for the Ides of March, Rolan!!!!! Caesar should have listened to his warning!!!! Wonderful details in all these coins!!!!! :-) k #7288167

March 15, 2009

Excellent idea and capture,Rolan! #7288375

Kathleen Rinker March 15, 2009

Wonderful image Rolan, love the stain glass under to coins!! #7288440

Joan Powell March 15, 2009

great image , I'd hate to wrap all of those coins ;) #7289097

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 15, 2009

Wonderful the colors and patterns made by the coins and tile. Good clarity and details. #7289157

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 15, 2009

When he's behind bars call me Rolan!! I hope they give him a cell with a pool at least!! He can't stay out so long! #7289256

ROLAN NARMAN March 15, 2009

No problem Laurence! Should they put a shark in the pool too? #7289340

AEK March 16, 2009

oh this is terrific!!!! so creative and such beautiful colors with a neat story. great idea, rolan. have a wonderful day! all the best, k. #7291028

Max Aureli March 16, 2009

Not Rolan, not shark!!! I prefer a Siren ... actually two Sirens!!! #7291305

ROLAN NARMAN March 16, 2009

They have plenty of Sirens at the jailhouse Max! #7291463

Ellen Hodges March 16, 2009

Great capture, Rolan! Hope all your wishes come true! Great idea and comp! #7291800

ROLAN NARMAN March 16, 2009

Thank you so much my friends for the wonderful comments and for the laughs! #7291842

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 16, 2009

LOL didn't you know mermaids are afraid of sharks, Max!!! #7292074

Maria A. Gonzalez March 16, 2009

Coins never looked so pretty.Very creative and find,Rolan.Well capture.The detail and focus are axcellent. #7292116

Max Aureli March 16, 2009

Laurence Sirens or Mermaids are not afraid of a shark like me!!! :-))) #7292556

March 16, 2009

wonderful comp...!!!!!

Cesare è il mio secondo nome....! eheheheh! #7292801

ROLAN NARMAN March 17, 2009

Thank you Laurence, Maria, Max and Daniele for your nice comments! #7297195

Sherran Andersen level-classic March 19, 2009

Wonderful capture Rolan. Sherran #7305143

Max Aureli March 19, 2009

Daniele.... non te mette in mezzo!!! :-)))
Lascia a Max quello che e' de Max!! he he he !!! #7305148

ROLAN NARMAN March 19, 2009

Thank you so much Sherran! #7305150

Max Aureli March 19, 2009

Oh... you are wake Mr. layer!! LOL #7305154

ROLAN NARMAN March 19, 2009

Yes Mr. Shark! I'm sending you an e-mail make sure you read it tonight! #7305157

Remi Trepanier April 03, 2009

Hey, there's one pesos in the corner! Great shot :) #7368614

ROLAN NARMAN April 03, 2009

That one is yours Remi! Thanks! #7368624

Tiia Vissak April 22, 2009

Congratulations again! #7432423

Chris Schlosser April 22, 2009

Roland, Congrations on your Finalist! #7433315

Max Aureli April 22, 2009

My coins!!!! Yahoooo!!!!!! Great finalist my friend!!!! #7433537

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 22, 2009

HA!!!! this one is for Max... :-) CONGRATS AGAIN!!!! #7433634

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 22, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Rolan. #7434413

Ken Jarvis April 22, 2009

Another finalist! Great job, Rolan! #7434488

Tammy Espino April 22, 2009

Congrats on this fantastic finalist! :) Knew Max would love this one! #7434507

Patricia Ronan April 22, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Rolan:) #7434599

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe April 22, 2009

Wonder how much money is down there? Again, Rolan, congratulations on your finalist win. Very nice!
kk #7434600

Melissa G. Meiselman April 22, 2009

Congratulations on this stunning finalist!!! #7434800

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 22, 2009

Awesome my friend! Congratulations!!! :-) #7434951

A P April 22, 2009

Outstanding Rolan. Don't think I ever saw this. You can't even see the water. Really love it.

Best of luck in the next round.

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7435690

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 22, 2009

Oh CONGRATULATIONS Rolan!!!! Fantastic finalist!!! #7436321

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 22, 2009

YAYYYYYYYY again!!! Huge congratulations on this fantastic finalist Rolan!!! Best of luck in the next round!! #7436393

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer April 23, 2009

Big congratulations on another fantastic finalist, Rolan. #7438008

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 23, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Rolan.

Usman. #7438255

Max Aureli April 23, 2009

Should get some coins back, Rolan??? LOL
Congratulations and congratulations!!! #7438299

Debra R. Harder April 23, 2009

This is WONDERFUL, Rolan!! Congratulations on another BRILLIANT finalist!! Deb #7439614

Renata Gusciora April 23, 2009

Congratulations on this super finalist,Rolan!!! #7439833

Datha Y. Thompson April 23, 2009

WONDERFUL Theme Finalist!!! Congratulations Roland!!! #7440252

Stephanie Frey April 23, 2009

Congratulation on your gorgeous finalist, Roland! #7441221

Marijana Fajgl April 23, 2009

Big congratulations! #7441266

Sam Britt April 23, 2009

Congratulations Rolan! #7441865

Patrick Rouzes level-classic April 23, 2009

HEYYYYYYYYY,ROLAN, CONGRATULATIONS on another amazing finalist!!! WTG!!! #7442239

Vladan D. Djordjevic April 24, 2009

Congratulations on your terrific finalist, Rolan!

Margaret R. Barry April 24, 2009

Congratulations on another fantastic finalist, Rolan! #7446715

ROLAN NARMAN April 24, 2009

Thank you so much my dear friends for your wonderful words! Greatly appreciated! #7447006

Valentin M. Armianu April 25, 2009

Congratulation on your gorgeous finalist!! #7448024

Max Aureli April 25, 2009

Give Caesar what belongs to Caesar!????
This is wrong, Rolan!! Cesar is out for good!!!

Give to MAX what belongs to MAX!! :-)))LOL #7449955

Marisol Pastor April 26, 2009

Congratulations! #7451279

Jane Hirst April 26, 2009

Unique subject..congratulations. #7452842

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe April 26, 2009

Oh, I am nor aurprised at all that this won a finalist title! Congratulations, Rolan! #7453990

ROLAN NARMAN April 26, 2009

Thank you all dear friends! #7454084

Marisol Pastor May 01, 2009

Congratulations! #7472536

ROLAN NARMAN May 01, 2009

Thank you so much Marisol! #7472823

Patti Coblentz May 03, 2009

Congratulations on this finalist, Rolan...I've been away for a bit and missed this! Did you take these from the Trevi?
Patti #7480233

ROLAN NARMAN May 04, 2009

LOL Patricia! No this one is from Vegas! Thanks for your kind words! #7483648

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