Speed Reading

© Lori Carlson

Speed Reading

Ronald Balthazor level-addict September 30, 2005

Excellent image, Lori. Great color, treatment and title.
Now, what are you doing up so late or is that early? #319346

Lori Carlson September 30, 2005

Ha! I could ask you the same question!! :0) Nice to hear from you Ron!! :0) And congrats to YOU on your medal, my friend! :0) #1904986

Ronald Balthazor level-addict October 01, 2005

I'm a good boy. I get up early to catch worms. Congratulations on your medal--we swept the B&W category. #1905111

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 01, 2005

BEAUTIFUL!!!! LOVE THIS!! #1906163

Ermanno Radice October 01, 2005

Wonderful effects, great idea and beautiful work, Lori!! #1906558

Nobu Nagase October 01, 2005

Beautiful abstract!!!
Great effect!!!
...love this kind of reading... #1907026

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 02, 2005

Beautiful and colorful Lori!,
Amalia #1908897

Lori Carlson October 03, 2005

Nice to hear from you guys & gals!! :0) Thanks so much Shelly, Ermanno, Nobi and Amalia!! :0) #1912343

Mary Timman October 03, 2005

GReat abstract with wonderful color. #1912470

Brian Cassar October 04, 2005

Wonderful shot. Well done! #1914783

Deborah Sandidge October 04, 2005

Creative image and ps work, Lori! #1915501

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 04, 2005

very nice...well done! #1916010

Colette M. Metcalf October 06, 2005

Beautiful image and great colors, Lori!!! #1922220

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 06, 2005

Perfect abstract Lori!!!!!!!!!!!! #1924308

SaMi Martin October 06, 2005

What a cool image...great DA work! #1925328

Lori Carlson October 06, 2005

Thank you so much for stopping by and leaving your great comments Mary, Brian, Deborah, Shelly, Colette, Laurence & SaMi~I appreciate you! :0) #1925611

Tammy Scott October 07, 2005

What a cool and creative image! I love the color blur! #1926165

Goshka G. October 07, 2005

Gorgeous abstract, Lori!! #1928203

Susana Ms Heide October 07, 2005

Very interesting image Lori! Should be in an abstract art gallery! #1928836

Lori Carlson October 08, 2005

Thanks so much for your great comments on this Tammy, Goshka & Susana~awesome to get feedback from you!! :0) #1931290

Jill Flynn level-classic October 09, 2005

Your outstanding control of camera movement makes this abstract soar Lori! EXCELLENT! #1934435

Kirsi Bertolini October 11, 2005

Outstanding abstract, you should be so proud! #1940035

Lori Carlson October 14, 2005

You do make me feel proud! :0) Thank you so much Jill and Kirsi for your super and supportive comments!! :0) #1952160

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 14, 2005

Outstanding abstract work, Lori!!! #1953787

Lori Carlson October 20, 2005

Thank you so very very much Rakesh!! :0) #1975044

Donna Roberts October 24, 2005

Cool image Lori - great use of movement in this capture.
:-) ddu #1990805

Lori Carlson October 25, 2005

Nice to hear from you Donna!! Thanks bunches!! :0) #1998841

Jill Odice level-classic November 19, 2005

This is really cool, nice colors and the blur makes it even better :-) #2095184

Lori Carlson November 20, 2005

Nice to hear from you Jill!! Thanks for the comments!! :0) #2100303

Nan Fischer February 08, 2006

fabulous abstract, lori! I love the colors and movement. #2395916

Lori Carlson February 11, 2006

Thank you Nan! :0) Fun to have you comment on this image! :0) #2407145

Jill Flynn level-classic May 21, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist Lori! #2794461

Darryl Wilkinson May 21, 2006

Lori, Another BIG CONGRATULATIONS to you! Bravo! #2794702

Kenneth Mucke May 21, 2006

Congrats Lori #2796006

Lorraine A. Cook May 21, 2006

Love The Colors!! Congratulations and Good Luck in the next round, Lori!<:)) #2796323

Jenny Bosmans May 22, 2006

Congratulations on another wonderful finalist, Lori!! :) #2797679

Lori Carlson May 22, 2006

Hello from the beautiful Black Hills of SD!! This is so fun to check my email and see this surprise!!! Much thanks for your support Jill, Darryl, Kenneth, Lorraine and Jenny! Appreciate you! :0) #2801346

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 23, 2006

Congratulations Lori, on this wonderful finalist!!!! #2804456

Life Expressions May 23, 2006

Congratulations on your second place win, Lori!! #2806947

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 23, 2006

And, congratulations on your win, Lori!!!! #2806952

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 24, 2006

Lori, very nice colors and effects; congratulations on your Second Place win. #2807196

Stanley J. Contrades May 24, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win, Lori!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2807358

Jenny Bosmans May 24, 2006

Big Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Lori!! :) #2808174

Kenneth Mucke May 24, 2006

Way to go Lori...Many congrats #2808252

Laurence Saliba level-classic May 24, 2006

YESSSSSSSS Lori!!!! Fantastic winner!!! Next to mine!! :) Congrats! #2809162

Ronald Balthazor level-addict May 24, 2006

Congratulations, Lori. excellent #2809731

Jill Flynn level-classic May 24, 2006

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your win Lori!! #2810202

Ermanno Radice May 24, 2006

Congrats on your stunning image and win Lori!!!!
Well deserved! #2810438

Cathy Barrows May 24, 2006

Congrats on your win #2811014

Darryl Wilkinson May 24, 2006

I am so happy for you, Lori! CONGRATULATIONS! #2812119

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 25, 2006

Congrats Lori on your excellent winning image! Jeff #2813136

Donna W. Neal May 25, 2006

A beautiful and well deserved winner, congratulations Lori #2814928

Nobu Nagase May 26, 2006

Fabulous win!!!
Congratulations!!! #2819610

Lori Carlson May 29, 2006

Well, now this got even more fun!! :0) Wow! I can't believe it!! And how special to be on vacation in the Black Hills surrounded by friends when I received this news!! And how special for you all to share in it with me too! I appreciate your congrats so much Robin, Jim, Janine, Stan, Jenny, Kenneth, Laurence (that was the first thing I thought too! that I was next to yours!), Ron, Jill, Ermanno, Cathy, Darryl, Jeff, Donna and Nobi!! THANK YOU!!!!!! #2828598

Carolyn Foster Spano May 29, 2006

Congrats. This is beautiful and very creative. #2828618

Ronald F. Fischer June 02, 2006

A belated but big congratulations on this winner!!! #2843826

Karen Lewis-Gunn June 22, 2006

Love this simplicity and boldness of this image. Congatulations!

love your gallery too. You are an inspiration! #2937106

Lori Carlson June 28, 2006

I appreciate your taking the time to comment and congratulate so much Carolyn, Ronald and Karen!! You all make it more special!!! THANK YOU!!! :0)
And THANK YOU BP!!! :0) #2962007

Stephen Zacker July 08, 2006

Fantastic! Congratulations #3000699

Lori Carlson July 10, 2006

Thanks for that Stephen!! :0) #3011376

Mary N C. Taitt August 07, 2006

Congratulations on ths great win! Mary :-D #3136875

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 09, 2006

Love this!! Great job and Congrats! #3145767

Lori Carlson August 10, 2006

Thank you Mary & Shelly!! :0) I appreciate your congrats!! :0) #3149251

Allan L. Dy August 10, 2006

Hi Lori. Big congrats on this absolute winner! I really loved your gallery too! =) #3150155

Pat Gamwell August 12, 2006

Exceptionally well done, Lori! CONGRATS! #3155377

Wendy Stevenson August 12, 2006

Big Congrats on this colour fun image Lori!! Love the abstract effect!! #3156013

Lori Carlson August 14, 2006

Thank you Allan! So sweet of you to say! :0) I appreciate your congrats much Allan, Pat & Wendy!! :0) #3164122

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 07, 2006

Wow, sorry I didn't know you won this!! Very Pretty and congrats!!! #3281370

Lori Carlson September 09, 2006

That's ok Shelly!! It is hard to keep track of us all! :0) I appreciate your congrats ANYTIME!!! :0) #3287492

Laura Clay-Ballard October 30, 2006

Congrats on your stunning winning image! #3524379

Tammy Scott October 30, 2006

Congratulations on the well deserved winner #3524400

Lori Carlson October 31, 2006

Thank you for your congrats gals!! :0) I appreciate you! :0) #3528860

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 16, 2006

Congratulations on this lovely winning image, great colors and design! #3595791

Lori Carlson November 16, 2006

Thank you much for your congrats and comments Donna!! :0) #3596144

Johnny Santoso November 18, 2006

Big Congratulations on this well deserved winning image.. very creative and brilliant idea.. with amazing result.

rgds, #3602974

Lori Carlson November 19, 2006

Thank you Johnny! :0) The idea was inspired by the BP education monthly theme & was also my first attempt at intentional movement. So it took me a few to get my "rhythm" and have it come out as I was picturing in my mind! Glad you enjoy the result! I appreciate your comments and your congrats! :0) #3604089

RC Fritz June 09, 2007

Congratulations on your WIN. Beautiful work.! #4381458

Lori Carlson June 14, 2007

Thank you so much, RC!! :0) #4395651

Gary Lange June 19, 2007

Hey Lori, you have MANY excellent shots in your gallery that I'm either just seeing for the first time or enjoying once again. Belated congrats on this win and more good luck for the future! And thanks for your compliments, with someone with talent like yours it means even more. Well done here! #4412984

Heather June 19, 2007

Nice POV! I LOVE the Colors! #4412998

Lori Carlson June 23, 2007

So completely kind of you to say, Gary~I sincerely appreciate your support!
Thank you so much for your comments and congrats on this Gary & Heather.

And I don't think I've ever said and some may have guessed, but this shot is of the popular "Left Behind series" by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins. Just a little FYI! :0) #4427786

Laura Clay-Ballard July 29, 2007

awesome image! LOVE the blur and color. #4575090

Lori Carlson August 02, 2007

Thank you for the comments, Laura...they encourage me! :0) #4590580

Nemil B. Chabebe August 24, 2007

Congratulations on this magnificent winner, well deserved. #4694522

Lori Carlson October 02, 2007

Thank you so much for your congrats on this shot, Nemil !!! :0) #4875657

Terry L. Ellis level-classic December 04, 2007

I can see why this won, Lori! A fascinating and colorful capture! Congratulations! #5168393

Lori Carlson December 15, 2007

Nice of you to say so, Terry!! Thank you for your congrats! :0) #5210970

Sue L. Cullumber September 20, 2008

Lori - I love this - should be in an ad for watercolors! Great shot. Sue #6480830

Lori Carlson April 12, 2016

Wow BP!! Such an honor!! Just realized you've humbled me with two All Time Editor's Picks!! Thank you so so much!! I remember this as being one of my favorite BP monthly subjects!! Thank you again!! =D #11460086

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Intentional camera movement
Manual settings 1/25 sec 5.6 ISO 800
Adjusted b/c, cropped, added canvas texture in PS

Uploaded on September 30, 2005

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