Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 5/26/2008 6:58:28 AM

That's what BP is all about! The friends we have made make it so special!
Wonderful high key shot and Happy Birthday Bob Hall! #929130

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/26/2008 7:09:28 AM

The Question:
from Carla M.
on 5/26/2008 6:28:43 AM

Wonderful capture, Nancy! Happy Birthday to Bob!

Previous Response:
from Nancy H.
on 5/26/2008 7:04:15 AM

Thank you so very much Carla, I hope you have a wonderful day!!!

Lynne Morris 5/26/2008 7:11:16 AM

Fantastic high key portrait Peaches, this is gorgeous. Happy Birthday Bob, hope you have a great day. #5978495

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 5/26/2008 7:25:02 AM

Good job, Peach! HBD Bob!! #5978533

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 5/26/2008 8:05:47 AM

Beautiful high key portrait, Peaches! I love Barney's expression here! Well done! Hope you're feeling better! #5978635

Robyn A. Terrell 5/26/2008 8:47:46 AM

Peaches, this is lovely high key doggy portrait and decication to Bob. High key work is the next thing I would like to learn myself! Again this is a wonderful portrait and terrific work!!!
Robyn #5978790

Bob D. Hall level-deluxe 5/26/2008 8:51:09 AM

Great job here, Peaches! If this doesn't get a efp then te judges are blind!

Thaks for the well wishes everyone. #5978813

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 5/26/2008 9:09:25 AM

Awesome high-key portrait and wonderful birthday card, Peaches! I hope your shoulder feels better SOON!! #5978912

Nadya Johnson 5/26/2008 9:17:36 AM

Peaches, this is absolutely fabulous!! Great work! #5978957

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe 5/26/2008 9:22:20 AM

Great job Peaches...this is wonderful!! I'm with Jessica..I love Barney's expression!!
HBD Bob!!!! #5978985

Bill Knaps level-deluxe 5/26/2008 9:22:25 AM

Beautiful work Peaches. Bill #5978987

Lorraine A. Cook level-deluxe 5/26/2008 9:28:41 AM

Barney sure is a beautiful dog...and this is one AWESOME canine portrait, Nancy!!<:))

If you are considering purchasing 'Benalg' an need help finding it on the internet....let me know. #5979023

Ray Clarke level-deluxe 5/26/2008 9:32:19 AM

Great high key work Nancy, lovely portrait of Barney, HBD Bob!!!(R) #5979040

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 5/26/2008 10:03:04 AM

very cute! #5979163

Melissa G. Meiselman 5/26/2008 10:07:30 AM

Great high key work, Nancy!! You learned a lot because this image is done with great skill!! Hope you feel better soon!! #5979191

Mukesh Srivastava 5/26/2008 10:29:41 AM

Stunning high key capture, Peaches!!! #5979262

Sam Britt 5/26/2008 10:48:14 AM

Wonderful high key effects & portrait of Barney, Peaches. Happy Birthday, Bob. #5979287

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/26/2008 10:52:56 AM

Thanks so very very much EVERYONE, I realy appriciate the suppoert!
Thanks for helping me wish Bob a Happy Birthday also!
Have a wonderful day!!


Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/26/2008 10:59:10 AM

Lorraine, sorry, I forgot, I will let you know, I will just wait for the MRI result's first to see what it says!


Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 5/26/2008 11:53:46 AM

Hey Buddy,that is beautiful High key.Great capture of Barney,Nancy!!!!!!!! #5979594

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 5/26/2008 11:54:44 AM

A wonderful portrait Peaches - Hey Bob HBD!! Jeff #5979598

Nadine A. Lewis level-deluxe 5/26/2008 12:19:23 PM

EXCELLENT high-key image, Peaches! LOVE the white on white!!! So sorry to hear about your shoulder. I will keep you in my prayers. <>< #5979671

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 5/26/2008 1:46:49 PM

I love it, now how do YOU do high key?? I have just been using a white background ~

jo ann c. #5979894

John Connolly level-deluxe 5/26/2008 2:13:15 PM

Love this hi-key portrait of Barney, Peaches! Well done, and Happy Birthday Bob! #5979978

Deb Koskovich 5/26/2008 2:23:31 PM

Great high key dog portrait, Peaches! I really hope your shoulder starts feeling better soon, I know how agonizing that can be. #5980013

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 5/26/2008 2:49:51 PM

This is an incredibly magnificent high-key image, Peaches!!!! I think your teacher will be VERY proud of you!!!! :-)

Are we going to have to blackball you again???? Exactly like we did a week or so ago?? TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF LC5!!!!! ♫ k #5980120

Carol Sawyer 5/26/2008 2:54:29 PM

Beautiful high key image, Nancy!! #5980145

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/26/2008 3:15:49 PM

Thanks so very very much EVERYBODY, I really appriciate the wonderful comment's and support!
Hope you are having a super day!

JoAnn, I did paint the BG white to start, then I added a layer of white over the whole photo, can't remember the opacity, maybe like 35% - 70% and used the clone tool and history brush at different opacities over Barney, it softened his fur up and lightened him.
You can do a search on google for High Key, be easier than me trying to explain it right now, as It would take me to long to type.

Kitty, NO BLACK BALLING LOL, I am being VERY careful as NOT to over do the commenting and being on the PC right now. I am babying my arm, resting it on a pillow, NOT using it as much as possible!

Laurie Daily level-deluxe 5/26/2008 3:25:47 PM

What a fabulous high key portrait of did great... Take care of yourself, Nancy! #5980268

Janet McNeil level-deluxe 5/26/2008 3:36:52 PM

Wonderful high key - lovely birthday wishes to go with it!! #5980310

Chua Wee Boo level-deluxe 5/26/2008 3:58:17 PM

Beautiful high key image,Nancy!HBD Bob! #5980354

Judy A. Lawhon level-deluxe 5/26/2008 4:21:08 PM

Barney looks fantastic, Peaches....well done!! I'm sure we will see this again!! #5980397

Barbara Waldoch level-deluxe 5/26/2008 4:26:35 PM

Wonderful high keay work, Peaches!
Happy Birthday Bob! #5980413

Tammy Espino 5/26/2008 4:33:56 PM

Old chip munk face is back! lol Great portrait of ol' Barney, hope he does the win for ya this time. Persistance, persistance! :O) #5980443

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/26/2008 4:39:39 PM

Thanks so very much EVERYONE, really appriciate the supprt and well wishes, Also for helping me wish Bob a Happy Birthday!
Have a SUPER Night!!!

Judy, Thanks, I am hoping so, that was/IS the goal for it this time!

Tammy, LOL, he is NOT a chipmunk!
BE NICE! #5980462

Avril Young 5/26/2008 5:23:49 PM

I think you have done him proud, stunning work...Barney is so cute...
Happy Birthday to Bob!

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe 5/26/2008 5:58:25 PM

What an awesome portrait and fabulous presentation! Happy Birthday, Bob, you are the essence of what bp is all about!

ccc #5980775

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-deluxe 5/26/2008 6:28:48 PM

I see Ma was already Here
I was trying to sneak in the back so she wouldn't know I was here

Fabulous Work On Barney Crazy Cat!
Let us Hope he gets Noticed!! #5980877

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 5/26/2008 6:45:52 PM

Probably one of Bob's favorite birthday presents, Peaches!
Barney looks even more beautiful with the extra whitening effects.
Happy Birthday, Bob!
Hope you're babying that arm & shoulder, Peaches! #5980926

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-deluxe 5/26/2008 7:15:10 PM

Avril, Candice, Mel and Mary, thanks so very much, I really appriciate the kind comment's.
Have a wonderful night!

MEL, Bad we have to sneak around hey LOL, glad ya did!

Mary, Bob does like this picture of Barney, I think he approved!
I havn't used it much today at all, and resting it on a pillow most the day, not to mention pain pills and naps LOL!.

Kathy L. Clark level-deluxe 5/26/2008 8:02:22 PM

Very nice image Peaches. Barney looks like a dear. #5981179

Sherran Andersen level-deluxe 5/26/2008 8:16:26 PM

Love the expression. Sherran #5981242

Eugenio Diaz level-deluxe 5/26/2008 9:43:15 PM

Awesome portrait!!!
Great it!!! #5981392

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 5/26/2008 9:57:31 PM

love the white on white!!! fantastic lighting and capture! #5981422

Robert K. Bemus level-deluxe 5/27/2008 12:00:43 AM

Great portrait or Barney!! Take a break from commenting -- all will understand!! #5981604

Brett Dolsen 5/27/2008 4:37:34 AM

Beautifull Nancy Im sure Bob will be pleased with your present and words!!
Brett #5982387

Michael Umbreit 5/27/2008 5:19:49 AM

Peaches - Excellent high key portrait! Nice work! - Mike #5982683

Susan Weisensel 5/27/2008 6:32:38 AM

Next, I love what you did on the rework, have been without the internet for a few days so I am sorry I missed Bob's day. #5982974

janet williams 5/27/2008 10:33:50 AM

Great capture Peaches. Love Barney's expression #5983973

Jennifer L. Alder 5/27/2008 6:55:41 PM

Excellent artistic treatment here, Peaches-- what a great bday dedication! Awesome work :) #5985957

Dawn M. Schneider 5/28/2008 7:06:57 AM

wonderful portrait and love the work you did on it. take care of that shoulder!! #5987840

Colette M. Metcalf 5/28/2008 2:48:34 PM

Beautiful high key portrait!!! #5989669

Jeana Clark 5/28/2008 3:52:55 PM

Fantastic high key capture of Barney!!!
He's adorable!!!
Great work on this Peaches!!!


GET BETTER SOON!!! #5989832

Sue Marshall 5/28/2008 3:58:05 PM

Barney looks wonderful in high key Peaches!!:-)) #5989862

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/28/2008 4:39:28 PM

Thanks so very much Everybody, I really appriciate the support and well wishes.
I found out today I have torn my rotater cup.
Have a wonderful day! #5990012

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 5/28/2008 6:53:05 PM

I firmly believe the student is only as good as the teacher & Bob must be one hell of a teacher!! Spectacular high key capture of Barney,Peaches!!! He is one beautiful dog!!!
Peaches, I do not envy you b/c a torn rotator cuff can be very pianful!!! Take care of that shoulder ,my friend!!!Do not worry about commenting- we understand!!! #5990452

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 5/28/2008 9:26:53 PM

Peaches- Good evening my friend. Barney is as good looking as he ever was. I sure do miss the good old days when he always had to go for a ride with me. I don't understand the concept of high key or how it works. But from the high key I have seen, I love what it does to a photo and the look it has. This one of Barney is no exception. Wonderful look and presentation.
Outstanding work
Take care of the arm. Try to have a wonderful day

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/29/2008 6:03:29 PM

Patrick and Frank, thank you both so very very much for your ever so kind comment's and well wishes, I truely appriciate them so much, you both made me smile ear to ear.
Barney gives you both doggy kisses, HEHEHEHEHEE.

Patrick you are right, it is painful, I tore it in two places. I truely hope it heals FAST so I can play some golf this summer.

Frank Barney still goes for rides everyday, goes to town with Greg to get lottery tickest and a treat. He is a spoied boy LOL!

Have a super night to you both!! #5994920

Z. Banu 5/30/2008 9:31:13 PM


Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/30/2008 9:33:58 PM

Thank you Zaanat, so very much, have a super day! #5999658

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 5/31/2008 8:46:55 AM

Nicely done high key doggie portrait, Peaches. Love his ear flopping over like that. #6001054

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 6/1/2008 11:32:19 PM

You did a wonderful job on this image Peaches!!! Nice details!! I hope you are feeling better! #6006964

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/3/2008 5:12:03 PM

Thank you so very much Mitch and Donna, really appriciate it!
Have a super night!!! #6014965

Tammy Espino 6/19/2008 8:42:01 AM

GOOO Peaches~ Another finalist and on Barney! #6078202

Christian Rosito level-deluxe 6/19/2008 9:04:25 AM

Excellent finalist! Congratulations! #6078403

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 6/19/2008 9:14:07 AM

Congratulations, Peaches. #6078517

Tiia Vissak 6/19/2008 9:17:49 AM

Congratulations again! #6078550

Kathy L. Clark 6/19/2008 9:27:13 AM

Another one Peaches Congratulations. The is so wonderful. #6078669

Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 6/19/2008 9:50:38 AM


Jennifer L. Alder 6/19/2008 10:04:38 AM

Wow--- congrats again, Peaches!!!! :) #6079147

Nadya Johnson 6/19/2008 10:18:03 AM

And another -- ! Congrats again! And best of luck in the second round, as well! #6079307

Michelle L. Frick 6/19/2008 10:34:07 AM

Congratulations again Peaches!! #6079507

Elida Gutierrez 6/19/2008 10:43:35 AM

Congratulations for your Finalist!!! #6079618

Kimi A. Phillips 6/19/2008 10:46:36 AM

CONGRATS again, girl!!!!:) #6079656

Mukesh Srivastava 6/19/2008 10:59:15 AM

A big congrats on this well deserving finalist!!!!! #6079792

Joanne E. Bohenstengel 6/19/2008 11:33:51 AM


Mary Beth Aiello level-deluxe 6/19/2008 11:58:51 AM

Another wonderful finalist, Peaches. A real beauty. #6080288

Dawn M. Schneider 6/19/2008 12:25:03 PM

congrats again nancy!!! #6080436

Stephanie Frey 6/19/2008 1:35:00 PM

Congrats on your Finalist Peaches! #6080738

Renata Gusciora 6/19/2008 1:39:58 PM

Congratulations again,Nancy!Goo luck in the second round! #6080762

Vladan D. Djordjevic 6/19/2008 2:47:22 PM

Fantastic photo. Congratulations again, Nancy!

You are very talented. :)


Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 6/19/2008 3:04:20 PM

Congratulations, Peaches on your wonderful finalist! #6081029

Erin Appelbaum level-deluxe 6/19/2008 3:54:12 PM

Fantastic Nancy. Congrats on this awesome finalist. Peter #6081258

Jeana Clark 6/19/2008 4:18:14 PM


~J~ #6081371

Barbara Waldoch level-deluxe 6/19/2008 4:55:07 PM

Congratulations on all your finalists, Peaches! #6081574

Shannon D. Miller 6/19/2008 5:12:35 PM

This is GORGEOUS Peaches! A BIG CONGRATS to you on all of your finalists most deserving! Shannon~ #6081666

John Connolly 6/19/2008 5:31:00 PM

Huge congratulations on your well deserved finalist award here Peaches! I thought we might see this one again! #6081777

Kumiko Parkinson 6/19/2008 5:40:12 PM

Congratulations x3? Wow great achivement, Nancy! #6081827

Sam Britt 6/19/2008 6:54:52 PM

Congratulations, Peaches! #6082072

Alex T. Mizuno 6/19/2008 7:24:34 PM

Another great Finalist! Congratulations again Peaches! #6082209

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 6/19/2008 7:59:48 PM

Congrats to you and Barney !!! #6082360

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 6/19/2008 8:19:15 PM

Wooohooo, Barney made it! Big congratulations, Peaches! #6082475

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 6/19/2008 10:12:01 PM


Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 6/19/2008 10:41:49 PM

Fabulous high key image of Barney Peaches! Many congrats on all 3 of your wonderful finalists!!! #6082936

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-deluxe 6/20/2008 1:27:14 AM

BIG Congratulations,Nancy on your beautiful Finalist!! #6083261

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 6/20/2008 1:45:31 AM

Congratulations, Peaches...on this and your other Finalists...Great work! #6083281

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 6/20/2008 4:01:07 AM

Congrats Peaches on this Fantastic High Key Finalist!! Jeff #6083695

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 6/20/2008 5:17:29 AM

Peaches-Congrats on this one. Barney deserves a big mac. Great high key work. I am sure Bob is pround of you. I am sure you will get more from the judges. Way to go.. ohhhhh and a strawberry shake, no chocolate, and what the heck some of them fries. #6083963

Judy V. Kennamer level-deluxe 6/20/2008 5:41:21 AM

Totally gorgeous!!!! A big CONGRATS on your Finalist! #6084066

Judy A. Lawhon 6/20/2008 6:36:40 AM

I'm so thrilled to see Barney in the finals, Peaches...good luck in the next round!! #6084374

Susan Fox 6/20/2008 10:39:57 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Peaches! #6085433

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/20/2008 11:02:54 AM

Thanks so very very much everyone for the support and encouragemnt, it is so much appriciated!
Have a wonderful day! #6085484

Jim Huffield 6/20/2008 12:13:29 PM

Totally AWESOME!!!! #6085689

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/20/2008 12:24:23 PM

WOW! Congratulations on this awesome finalist, go for the gold!

jo ann c. #6085734

Colette M. Metcalf 6/21/2008 4:21:23 AM

Congratulations, Peaches:) #6088912

Michael G. Marshall 6/21/2008 5:44:25 AM

Congratulations Peaches! Michael #6089296

Laura L. Gonzales 6/21/2008 3:21:12 PM

Way to go Peaches!!! Congrats on this wonderful finalist of this awesome portrait of Barney!!! Wonderful work!!! And did I see, this makes three?!!! Right on!!!! Congratulations again on all your finalists!! Laura #6091039

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 6/21/2008 8:51:36 PM

Congrats, Peaches!!! Big congrats on the Awesome 3!! #6091716

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 6/21/2008 9:53:22 PM

PEACHES!!! GIRL!!!! You have been busy making winners!!! I'm so happy for you! COOL! -Laura :) #6091836

Carol Teal level-deluxe 6/22/2008 11:12:17 AM

Awww, I didn't realize this one made finalist!! I am just getting around to looking! Hershey says "Good pose Barney" LOL Anyway, congrats on your finalist!! #6093406

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-deluxe 7/23/2008 3:52:20 PM

Thanks so very much everyone, really appriciate the support, Barney gives ya all doggy kisses LOL!!!


Have a super night!!! #6222717

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May 08 Finalist
Reworked and Resubmitted

Happy Birthday to Bob Hall,
I hope you have a AWSOME birthday!
Bob was one of the first people I met here at BP and taught me MANY new things.
He is a VERY special friend, and is willing to help ANYONE with questions.
Your a true contributor to BP land.
Bob taught me how to do High Key and challenged me to redo this Photo of Barney,
so I have been saving it for his Birthday.
I hope I did ya proud!

Also wishing EVERYONE a Happy Memorial Day!

Comment's welcome and have a GREAT DAY!!!

I will try to comment as able, my shoulder is not feeling to well right now.
Thanks so very much to those of you making comments when I can not keep up right now,
I am one handed typing, so comment's will be shorter just so I can at least try and comment.
I so appriciate your support and understanding!

Uploaded on 5/26/2008 6:53:50 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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