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Outside the Basket
Outside the Basket
Light tent, hand painted background, window light, aperture priority at f/16, exposure at 4 secs, ISO 200. Minor contrast adjustment during RAW conversion and cropped.

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- Carrie M. Groseclose

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Absolutely gorgeous Dave. Excellent comp, lighting, and detail. Love the background too! Very well done!


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May 24, 2012

 
- Kay E. Mahoney

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  Nice capture, Dave. Beautiful eggs. Love all the colors.


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May 24, 2012

 
rainfire1.com

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  Hi Dave,WOW!!That is gorgeous my friend.Stunning capture!!!!


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May 24, 2012

 

Debbie Bray
  The eggs just pop right off the page with that gorgeous rustic background and bench, Dave! I want a lend of that backdrop for my comps, lol!! Very very nice!


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May 25, 2012

 

Don Christiana
  Stunning image Dave, the colors, detail and comp are perfect.


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May 25, 2012

 
- Martha R. Mazon

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  A wonderful still life, Dave, with fantastic tones, color, textures and overall composition!


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May 25, 2012

 
- Lindley Johnson

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  Fantastic color, setup, background and lighting, Dave! A wonderful still life.


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May 26, 2012

 
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  Outstanding work Dave!!


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May 26, 2012

 
- Robert K. Bemus

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  Beautiful color and textures, Dave!!


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May 26, 2012

 

JO ANN CLEVELAND
  Absolutely awesone Dave, bet we see this again!

jo ann c.


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May 27, 2012

 
lesliesphotographs.com - Leslie McLain

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  Fantastic still life, colors, and light, Dave.


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May 28, 2012

 
- Terry Cervi

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  This is gorgeous, Monte'!! Fantastic still life work!


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May 28, 2012

 

Rony Sagy
  Beautiful work, Dave. Appreciate the detailed description of your steps.


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May 28, 2012

 
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  Loving the detail and colors. Outstanding work as always Dave. I look forward to your next master piece.


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May 28, 2012

 

Carol L. Fowler
  Makes an outstanding and unique still life!


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May 28, 2012

 
- Dayna Cain

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  Winner!!!


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May 30, 2012

 
- Claudia Kuhn

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  Wonderful still life Dave, great colors and light


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May 30, 2012

 
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  Very colorful and pretty, Dave!! Outstanding work!! Hope that Dayna is right!!


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May 30, 2012

 

Tammy Espino
  Awesome still life :)


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June 03, 2012

 
- Songbird Cline

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  very cool and colorful image.. well done.


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June 03, 2012

 
- Jill Odice

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  The light here is perfectly exposed, the colors nice and rich! I think it's a winner too!


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June 04, 2012

 

Douglas Pignet
  beautiful colors...nicely done


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June 05, 2012

 
- Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas

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  Fantastic work Dave!,
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June 05, 2012

 
chrisbudny.com

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  ...soon to add some gold to the mix, I think... :) You do such a great job on these still-life types of images, and so varied. The eggs are fantastic in this, and the background is beautiful.


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June 06, 2012

 

Stephanie Frey
  Beautiful work, Dave!


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June 08, 2012

 

Lyn Darlington
  Fantastic work! Love everything about this image!


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June 09, 2012

 
- Carla Capra

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  Hi David;
This one certainly caught and held my attention. You've created a beautiful display to showcase those colorful eggs. The lighting and details are lovely. Awesome image.


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June 09, 2012

 

Daniel Ruf
  Beautiful work.


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June 10, 2012

 
- Nancy L. Green

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  AWESOME colors, comp and clarity Dave, a fun image, VERY well done!! <><


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June 10, 2012

 

Stephen Zacker
  You certainly do some fantastic still lifes.


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June 13, 2012

 
- Jill Odice

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  Congrats on your finalist!


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June 18, 2012

 
rainfire1.com

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  WTG!Big Congratulations,Dave!


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June 18, 2012

 

Don Christiana
  Dave. A HUGE CONGRATS on your stunning Finalist. Hope to see GOLD with this winner.


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June 18, 2012

 

Lorna Shutter
  Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this WONDERFUL image, Dave!!!!! WTG!!! :)

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June 18, 2012

 

JO ANN CLEVELAND
  Congratulations on this awesome finalist
Dave! I loved this...

jo ann c.


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June 18, 2012

 
lesliesphotographs.com - Leslie McLain

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  Congrats on a fantastic finalist, Dave.


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June 18, 2012

 

Carol L. Fowler
  Cool Finalist! Congrats!


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June 18, 2012

 
- Lindley Johnson

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  Congratulations on your well-deserved finalist, Dave.


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June 18, 2012

 
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  Huge congrats and very best luck, Dave!!!


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June 18, 2012

 

Lyn Darlington
  Congrats on a fantastic finalist!


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June 18, 2012

 

Debbie Bray
  Superb finalist, Montie, and BIG congratulatioons on your award! Seeya next round!! :)


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June 19, 2012

 
- Dayna Cain

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  This comes as no surprise to me. I predicted a winner on May 30th and I stand by my prediction! This is so unique and perfectly taken! Next stop? GOLD!!!!!


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June 19, 2012

 
chrisbudny.com

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  So glad to see this again, and I truly expect to see it one more time... ;) Congratulations!


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June 19, 2012

 

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  Great color and composition.


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June 19, 2012

 
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  Beautiful finalist, congratulations!


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June 19, 2012

 
- R. J. Laudenbacher

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  I agree with the judges on this Monte. The colors are beautiful. Congrats on this beautiful finalist!


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June 19, 2012

 
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  Fantastic still life, Dave... wonderful comp, light and colors! Huge congrats on your well-deserved finalist!


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June 19, 2012

 
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  Your still life artistry blows me away. Congrats on this wonderful finalist and good luck to you.


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June 19, 2012

 

Don Christiana
  Dave, Congratulations on your colorful and beautiful GOLD winning image.


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June 20, 2012

 
- Dayna Cain

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  Since I've never been one to say "I told you so" I won't say it.....lol
CONGRATS DAVE on your gold win!


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June 20, 2012

 
- Gina Cormier

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  You are the master of still life's! Love this as I love all your creative images! Congrats on this well deserved win!


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June 20, 2012

 

Mike Clime
  Congratulations, Dave!


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June 20, 2012

 
chrisbudny.com

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  ...Love it when my predictions are right ;) Congratulations once more!


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June 20, 2012

 

Lorna Shutter
  All right, Dave!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win!!!!! WTG!!! :)
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June 20, 2012

 
- Terry Cervi

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  Congrats on your fantastic win, Monte'!


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June 20, 2012

 
- Lindley Johnson

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  An outstanding and well-deserved winner, Dave - congratulations!


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June 20, 2012

 
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  Congratulations,Dave!!!


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June 20, 2012

 

Anita Hogue
  WOW, awesome! Congratulations!


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June 20, 2012

 

Debra R. Harder
  This is fabulous, Dave! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB GOLD WINNER!!


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June 20, 2012

 
- Claudia Kuhn

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  Wonderful still life Dave, congrats on the gold!


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June 20, 2012

 
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  Congrats on your amazing still life winner Dave!


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June 20, 2012

 
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  Huge congrats on a wonderful winner, Dave!!!


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June 20, 2012

 
lesliesphotographs.com - Leslie McLain

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  Congrats on a beautiful winner, Dave.


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June 21, 2012

 

Debbie Bray
  My dear friend Montie, my very first admirer!! Now, I'm YOUR biggest admirer! CONGRATULATIONS Dave on another SUPERB GOLD WIN!!! Beautiful work, and well done!!


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June 21, 2012

 
- R. J. Laudenbacher

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  WTG Monte!!!! A big congrats to you on your beautiful winner!


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June 21, 2012

 
- Robert K. Bemus

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  Congratulations, Dave!!


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June 21, 2012

 

Lyn Darlington
  Congrats on your gold win!


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June 22, 2012

 

David M. Montero
  THANK YOU all for your wonderful comments and support. I really appreciate it. Monte.


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June 23, 2012

 
- Millie A. Talarico

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  Marvelous still-life, congratulations, Dave!


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June 23, 2012

 
- Virginia Leone

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  I knew I'd see this on the winner page!! Well deserved Dave!! It's on my fave list along with others of yours!!

Virginia :)


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June 23, 2012

 
- Virginia Leone

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  I knew I'd see this on the winner page!! Well deserved Dave!! It's on my fave list along with others of yours!!

Virginia :)


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June 23, 2012

 
- Cindy Bendush

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  Congratulations on your win Dave!


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June 24, 2012

 
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  Congrats on a most outstanding winner, Dave.


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June 24, 2012

 

Amy M. Wilson
  Big congratulations on your excellent Gold winner, Dave!!


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June 24, 2012

 
- Shelly A. Van Camp

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  Beautiful, Dave......Congrats!


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June 25, 2012

 

Wm Nosal
  Beautiful Image, Dave!
Congratulations!


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June 25, 2012

 

Katarina Mansson
  Congratulations on your beautiful winner Dave!


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June 27, 2012

 

Merna L. Nobile
 

Do what you love, and it will make your soul rich. CONGRATULATIONS, for being an award winner for the month of May, 2012. Merna


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June 30, 2012

 
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  Dave

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful winner,sorry I was late

Ysa...


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July 06, 2012

 
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