Photo Discussion
Category: New Discussion Archive

To discuss a photo, sign up as a BetterPhoto member or log in.

 

Braving the Elements


 

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner  
Braving the Elements
Braving the Elements
Canon G1-F:3.5, 1/80th of a sec, ISO50, handheld

Dolores Neilson

 
 
 
garyminishphotography.com

BetterPhoto Member
Contact Gary H. Minish
Gary H. Minish's Gallery
 

Nice weather capture, Dolores! A very common sight for me this time of year. in fact I'd probably title it "daily commute' :-)


To love this question, log in above
January 04, 2003

 

Dolores Neilson
  Hi Gary!! Yes, I would imagine this would be common for you!! I think your title is excellent! This was captured today...our 4th storm in the Northeast thus far! Quite an aberration for us..I don't think I've ever experienced this much snow since my transplant here from Northern (northern tip) Maine. Gary...many thanks for kindly "stopping by" and taking time to comment! Happy day!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 
carolsphotoimpressions.com

BetterPhoto Member
Contact Carol Engstrom
Carol Engstrom's Gallery
  This is a great shot, Dolores. I hope you were able to get it from your driveway, or better yet your kitchen window. But I suspect you were probably out driving in this!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Yep...you bet I was out in this!! I have to work really hard for photo ops at this time of year! I'm safe though...I have a brand new 4x4...plenty of airbags...and I stay clear away from other vehicles!! The vehicle approaching in the image? Was a UPS truck!! He stopped and asked what I was doing and if I needed any help....what a nice guy! Who says there aren't any more nice people! I appreciate your comment, Carol! Thank you!!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Cees F. De With
  This is a fantastic Shot Doloros; you captured the weather effects beautifully. It even gives me a cold now......


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 
PickYourShots.com - Carolyn M. Fletcher

BetterPhoto Member
Contact Carolyn M. Fletcher
Carolyn M. Fletcher's Gallery
  Very nice, Dolores! I really like this one. Gives me the chills, brrrrrr..


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Patricia A. Cale
  Great shot, Dolores. I feel like I'm standing out in the snow. I can even fell the cold wind! :)


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Robert Pranagal
  Wow!
I can almost feel the snow on my face!
Great image, Dolores. It looks so real, that it makes me shiver...
Great choice of shutter speed too.


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Hi Cees!! Thank you so much!! My snow flakes are much sharper on my file on my system but when I upload a file here, I notice the image becomes "soft". I'll ask Jim about that. I appreciate that you extended your time to comment, Cees! Happy day!

Hi Carolyn!! Thank you, daahhhhling! I can imagine that you don't see days like this often...what with all the luscious sunsets I see from your way! I appreciate your comment and that that it made you feel chilled! ;?)

Greetings to you, Pat!! I value your supportive and approving comment on this image! Thanks so very much for your kindness! Happy shooting!

Robert!! Greetings from the United States to Poland! I'm delighted that the image evoked chilliness and a sense of being there!! It was VERY cold and windy when I shot this and I was glad to be back in my warm vehicle. I waited until a vehicle came in my frame and was thankful for his lights! Thanks so much, Robert....I appreciate your kind comments always!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Ray Charles
  Excllent capture Dolores


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Good evening, Ray!! Many thanks for your consistent kindness!! You're very thoughtful. Happy shooting!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Shelley Sanders
  Looks like it was a wet snow! Is it still there? Great story with this photo.


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Hi Shelley...Thanks soooo much! Yep, the snow is still on the ground. It kind of froze there...now a crust and hard to move if it wasn't done immediatley after the snowfall. Appreciate you "stopping by", lady!

Happy shooting!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Cathy M. Gromball
  Great shot, Dolores! It looks like quite the snowstorm - very moody!

Cathy :)


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Thanks so much, Cathy!! It certainly was a nasty storm..but was kinda fun too! I appreciate your kind visit once more! Happy day!!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Cheryl Meisel
  Love this shot. Congrats and good LUCK with it! Cheryl


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Ray Charles
  Congratulations, Dolores!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Cathy M. Gromball
  Congratulations on finals again, Dolores!

Cathy :)


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 
carolsphotoimpressions.com

BetterPhoto Member
Contact Carol Engstrom
Carol Engstrom's Gallery
  Congrats on your finalist shot, Dolores.


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 
garyminishphotography.com

BetterPhoto Member
Contact Gary H. Minish
Gary H. Minish's Gallery
  Boy, you just killed em this month, Dolores! Good luck with this one!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Cheryl, Ray, CAthy, Carol and Gary!! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!

Gary...thank you...I am elated that several of our images made finalist...such an honor considering there were 5203 images entered!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Cees F. De With
  Congrats!!!!!
Cees


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Carol Sherman
  Wow...wonderful achievements this month Dolores. Congratulations!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  HI Cees!! THANKS SO MUCH AGAIN!! My, you've certainly made the rounds today...how generous of you!!

Hi Carol! Thanks to you also! I am so privileged to receive such kindness. Many thanks for your support and congrats! And again, congrats on your finalist winner.


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Frank A. Ogle
  WOW!! I Really like this one,Dolores!!Congrats on being a Finalist,this one is Outstanding!!
A Winner for Sure!!
Regards,

Frank


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Hello Frank!! Thank you kindly! I really like your finalists also! You're done well this month!! Many thanks and looking forward to seeing more of your outstanding work!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Cathy M. Gromball
  Congratulations on your second place win, Dolores!

Cathy :)


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 
garyminishphotography.com

BetterPhoto Member
Contact Gary H. Minish
Gary H. Minish's Gallery
  And yet another very well deserved win!! Way to go, Dolores!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Cees F. De With
  Dolores, I am really happy this one is a winner! I fully agree! Congrats to you! Greetzz Cees


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 
PickYourShots.com - Carolyn M. Fletcher

BetterPhoto Member
Contact Carolyn M. Fletcher
Carolyn M. Fletcher's Gallery
  I don't care what the judges say, this was my very favorite of all yours this month. Should have been first place!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Faye White
  Congratulations Dolores!! This is super - I love it!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Donna J. Eaton
  You have captured the chill so well in this one Dolores! Many congratulations!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Carol Sherman
  Hearty Congratulations Dolores...Thrilled for you!!!

p.s. - (ok how did you set this up? baahaa) You sure did brave the elements for this awesome shot!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Oh MY! Cathy...Gary...Cees...Carolyn...Faye...Donna...Carol...THANK YOU SO MUCH for your acknowledgement of my image. I feel so honored to have a 2nd place win and be the recipient of your kindness!! Many thanks for taking the time to post all your wonderful and kind posts! Have a great day! I'm as happy as a lark!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Frank A. Ogle
  Congrats on Winning,Dolores !! This one is very Deserving!!Outstanding Photo!!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 
- Mette Vendelboe Allison

Contact Mette Vendelboe Allison
Mette Vendelboe Allison 's Gallery
  Love this photo's dramatic mood and your choice of title. Congratulations again!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Thank you again so much, Frank and Mette! Again, so very honored that you have taken valuable time to honor my work. I treasure you both and look forward to seeing more of your outstanding images. What a gift you are to the photo community here!! God bless!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 
- Mette Vendelboe Allison

Contact Mette Vendelboe Allison
Mette Vendelboe Allison 's Gallery
  Than k yoy so much, Dolores! Your kind, kind words have really made my day. You have a heart of gold and you are extremely talented.


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 
- Gerda Grice

BetterPhoto Member
Contact Gerda Grice
Gerda Grice's Gallery
  Another beauty, Dolores! Many congratulations on this well earned win!!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Suzie Strasburg
  Dolores a big hand to you! I love this photo.


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  You're so very welcome, Mette. You deserve kindness because you give it.

Gerda...another act of kindness that means so much to me. Thank you so much for going to such trouble to be so thoughtful. It means so much.

Hi Suzie!! THanks for the hand...and a part of your heart too. I appreciate your praise of my image. So thoughtful you are! Many thank yous!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Shelley Sanders
  Congrats on your win Dolores! You can feel the wind and cold. Brave woman for getting out in this!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Thank you sooo much, Shelley!! ....brave or CRAZY?? I sometimes become a little over-confident in my SUV. I have to remind myself that there's still danger with icy roads AND other motorists! But it WAS COLD!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Bernard B. Travers
  Go girl go. Who can stop her now. Well deserved DN.


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Thank you sweet man!! A very kind gesture and much appreciated....much obliged to you!! Happy day, BT...and thanks for the smile!!!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Thank you sweet man!! A very kind gesture and much appreciated....much obliged to you!! Happy day, BT...and thanks for the smile!!!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Thank you sweet man!! A very kind gesture and much appreciated....much obliged to you!! Happy day, BT...and thanks for the smile!!!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Thank you sweet man!! A very kind gesture and much appreciated....much obliged to you!! Happy day, BT...and thanks for the smile!!!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Kathy L. Schneider
  Congratulations Dolores! I love the mood this one conveys, this was a perfect day for photography! LOL...ya take what ya get in the winter don't ya? Congrats on your placing with this deserving win!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  Hi Kathy! THank you so much!! And congrats to you for your win also! Yep...I'll take what I can get for sure! Heck...sometimes I think I'll run out of subject matter so I'm out there rain or shine! I love your terminal shot so much!! Happy weekend!


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 
williamracophotography.com - William C. Raco

BetterPhoto Member
Contact William C. Raco
William C. Raco's Gallery
  Superb image.
this would have been quite good without the vehicle, it's exceptional with it.
I can see why this did so well in the contest.
Congratulations, Dolores


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 

Dolores Neilson
  HI Bill!! My goodness...how generous of you to comment on my work! I value your time and kindness more than you know! This was a UPS truck...when he saw me in the middle of the road in a blizzard, he thought I was stranded and offered to help. I thought it was so kind of him to offer assistance. He must have thought I needed psychiatric help !


To love this comment, log in above
May 26, 2019

 
Log in or sign up to respond or interact.