Winter Warmth

© Patti Coblentz

Winter Warmth

Uploaded: February 15, 2010


Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 10/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


Steve M. Harrington February 15, 2010

What a lovely scene! I like the depth of this image and even better is the warm glow of the evening light. You have done a fine job in both the capture and editing, Patti. There are so many ways this could be presented. I like your choices a lot.
Steve #1239232

Patti Coblentz February 15, 2010

Thank you, Steve...that means a lot :)

Patti #8385125

Lorna Shutter February 15, 2010

Wow! This is a cool capture! ... or should I say, warm! Beautiful colour tones and reflections! Fabulous work, Patricia! Is that a Witch's Cauldron by any chance? Ha! Ha! :) #8385196

Patti Coblentz February 15, 2010

It is, Lorna!!! Come on down :)

Thanks! Patti #8385200

Lorna Shutter February 15, 2010

Sure! ... but first tell me if that's a Witch's Cauldron! LOL! :D #8385209

Patti Coblentz February 15, 2010

Of course it is...that's where all of my designer shoes come from!! #8385217

Lorna Shutter February 15, 2010

You mean the black ones with the buckles and the curled pointy toes? :D #8385242

Patti Coblentz February 15, 2010

No No...but if that's what you want I think we could whip some up :) Mine are Italian strappy things! #8385252

Steve M. Harrington February 15, 2010

I am in awe! How can a fine landscape image degenerate to a discussion of footwear? #8385266

Lorna Shutter February 15, 2010

Nice! :D #8385273

Kathleen Brennan February 15, 2010

Lovely reflections and I think it looks like a perfect place for footwear to come from! #8385448

Patti Coblentz February 15, 2010

LOL! Thanks, Kathleen :)

Patti #8385453

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe February 16, 2010

Stunning image! #8385959

Michelle Alton February 16, 2010

Wonderful work, Patricia. Unusual subject, treated with aplomb. #8385966

Lorna Shutter February 16, 2010

LOL, Michelle! I learned a new word today ... "aplomb"! I had to look it up in the dictionary to make sure it wasn't a condescending word ... but it was quite the opposite! :)

Steve ~ You know us women ... we love our shoes! ... and like Kathleen said, this is the perfect place for footwear to come from! :) #8386090

Patti Coblentz February 16, 2010

Thanks Marilyn, and Michelle!

:) Patti #8386395

Ron McEwan February 16, 2010

This is a WOW shot for sure. Love that reflection and the dof is perfect too. Beautifully done Patricia. #8386416

Patti Coblentz February 16, 2010

Thank you very much, Ron!!

Patti #8386422

Val Feldman level-deluxe February 16, 2010

I could use a pair of New Balance's...any room in there for THAT among the strappy Italian things??? :) Love this, Patti, your eye "conjures" up the most marvelous images! #8386877

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic February 16, 2010

A Very Beautiful image. I love the golden tones and the reflections. Very well done Patricia! #8387561

Rony Sagy February 16, 2010

Beautiful capture, Patricia. #8387646

Thomas E. Hinds February 16, 2010

Beautiful, warm light surrounded by that snow! And the kettle (caldron) full of snow is just perfect! Terrific presentation, Patti! Love it! #8387724

Patti Coblentz February 16, 2010

Thanks Valarie, Amanda, Rony, and Tom..I appreciate it very much!!

Sorry Valarie...Prada sneakers only..but I'll bet you could learn to like them!! LOL! #8387793

Lorna Shutter February 16, 2010

I'll take a pair in girl's Size 3. :) #8387836

Toni Riggs February 17, 2010

Wonderful image! #8388201

Amy M. Wilson February 17, 2010

Wonderful comp, tones, lighting and reflections, Patti... just beautiful and I love the running commentary! lol #8389127

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 17, 2010

Great composition and amazing color, Patricia. A warm winter scene - so cool. #8389216

ALLEN O. HOWARD February 17, 2010

Beautiful image Patricia! The colors and details are awesome. #8389513

Patti Coblentz February 17, 2010

Thank you Toni, Amy, Bojan, and Allen...I appreciate your nice comments :)

Patti #8390594

Dianna Murphy February 19, 2010

Wow, that reflection is really awesome, Beautifully done. #8397360

Robert Jensen February 20, 2010

What a great image - love the contrast of the warm colors and the snow #8401755

Patti Coblentz February 21, 2010

Thank you Dianna, and Robert!

Patti #8404006

Renata Gusciora March 11, 2010

Great find and fantastic capture,Patti!I like your composition here! #8448069

Patti Coblentz March 11, 2010

Thank you, Renata!
Patti #8448875

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 26, 2010

Hey, Patti! CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist! WTG! #8482642

Gary Lange March 26, 2010

Wonderful work, many congrats!! #8482883

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 26, 2010

Congratulations on your fantastic finalists, Patricia. #8483244

Patti Coblentz March 26, 2010

I just got home from work to find this wonderful surprise...thank you much!

Patti #8483595

Val Feldman level-deluxe March 26, 2010

Oh, Goody! A Finalist's Badge - does that mean I get my Prada sneakers???!!! :) :) WTG, Patti - this is such a stunning image and a well-deserved Finalist! Wishing you all the best in the upcoming rounds!!! ~Val #8483757

Steve M. Harrington March 26, 2010

Here we go with the footwear non sequitur again! :)
Congratulations, Patti! I am so pleased for you.
Steve #8483801

Patti Coblentz March 26, 2010

Thanks guys...I appreciate it...and sure, Val...they'll be in the mail!!

Patti #8484024

Gord MacEachern March 26, 2010

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Patti!! #8484334

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe March 26, 2010

Wonderful indeed!! Finalist of a superb quality! #8484543

Thomas E. Hinds March 26, 2010

Big congratulations on such a terrifically conceived image! Just wonderful! #8484603

Amy M. Wilson March 26, 2010

Huge congratulations on this fantastic Finalist and best of luck in the next round, Patti!!! #8484851

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 26, 2010

Congrats on your well deserved finalist, Patti and good luck in the next round! #8485038

Marcel J. Fernandez March 26, 2010

Patricia, mega congratulations to you on your Finalist! #8485625

Patti Coblentz March 26, 2010

Thanks so much for your terrific support and congratulations!


New shoes for everyone!! :) #8485642

Julianne Bradford March 26, 2010

Wow! A wonderful, outstanding finalist, congratulations! #8485787

Patti Coblentz March 26, 2010

Thanks, Julianne...Pradas for you, too?!
) Patti #8485804

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 26, 2010

Congratulations again on a beutiful finalist. #8486123

Lorna Shutter March 27, 2010

Hey Patti! Just dropping by to say "CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this wonderful image!!!!!" :)
Love my new shoes!!! ... and I think Steve wants to order some too! :)

Thanks Steve for teaching me a new term today! ... non sequitur! Love it! :) #8486604

Stephen Zacker March 27, 2010

Like all those warm reflections. Congratulations #8486697

Courtenay Vanderbilt March 27, 2010

Fantastic Patti! Congratulatons! #8487052

Patti Coblentz March 27, 2010

Thanks everyone for your nice congratulations!
Poor Steve...I'll have to whip him up some shoes, too...something he would be proud to wear...a sandal perhaps, with big flowers attached...meanwhile, you see, caldron not only got us all new shoes, but it whipped up a badge, too...think this little pot is going to need to be placed on all of my images!

Patti #8487156

Debra R. Harder March 27, 2010

This is such a beautiful image, Patti! Huge congratulations on another OUTSTANDING finalist!! Deb #8487274

Steve M. Harrington March 27, 2010

Sandals with big flowers, you say! Hmm...maybe this shoe stuff isn't so bad after all. Sounds rather attractive.
Carpe diem, Lorna! :)

Patti Coblentz March 27, 2010

Thanks Deb, and Steve!

Lorna...there's another new word to add to your quiver (LOL)...he's quite the smarty pants, that professor! #8487619

Steve M. Harrington March 27, 2010

I beg your pardon! They are modest lederhosen and will look quite smart with my new sandals. #8487669

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 27, 2010

Congrats on a super awesome capture, Pat!! Best luck!! #8487901

Carol L. Fowler March 28, 2010

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist #8490046

Rona L. Schwarz March 28, 2010

Wonderful capture and terrific presentation of this landscape, Pat! It really holds your attention. Congratulations on a superb Finalist and to everyone who got new shoes, too!! Good luck in the next round! #8490339

Patti Coblentz March 28, 2010

Thanks so much Ellen, Carol, and Rony!!

Patti #8490353

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe March 28, 2010

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Patricia! #8490369

Lorna Shutter March 28, 2010

Here Steve ... Sandals with Big Flowers on them! Do you still want them? LOL! :D
I think your lederhosen will go quite well with them! ;)

Sorry guys, but I already knew what "Carpe diem" was! :)


Steve M. Harrington March 28, 2010

How thoughtful of you, Lorna! They are gorgeous! Do they come with high heels...add some extra toning that seems fitting for the lederhosen.
Perfect for Spring! Gaudeamus igitur! :) #8490622

Lorna Shutter March 28, 2010

Now that's another saying I had to look up, Steve! LOL! :D Sorry, no heels, just flats. :( #8491075

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