Celebrate with a Big Splash! [American Flag]


Celebrate with a Big Splash!

Uploaded: July 04, 2012 10:41:29


Happy July 4th! God Bless the USA!

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Bill Johnson July 04, 2012

Jo Ann, Great title, macro, and topic. Looks like a theme winner. #1472978

Anthony G. Comella July 04, 2012

Super WoWza Fantastic!! #10213940

Tiia Vissak July 04, 2012

beautifully done! #10213952

Nadine A. Lewis July 04, 2012

GREAT 4th of July image, Jo Ann! PERFECT timing! <>< #10214003

Karen Bacon July 04, 2012

Spectacular Jo Ann! Happy 4th to you also! #10214015

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic July 04, 2012

Fantastic work JO ANN!,
Amalia #10214099

Robert R. Goodman July 04, 2012

Hi Jo Ann,I really am going to try this soon.Beautiful capture my friend.Lot of water drops in the valley today,thunderstorms since last night.Happy 4Th of July!!!!!! #10214116

John Connolly July 04, 2012

A well presented theme image Jo Ann! Happy 4th of July to you! #10214141

Michelle Alton July 04, 2012

Very creative and also beautiful, Jo Ann. #10214179

Lynn M. Whitt July 04, 2012

Great timing and capture. #10214386

Stephen Zacker July 04, 2012

Cool! Hope you are having a nice 4th #10214396

David Phalen July 04, 2012

Fantabulous!! Happy Fourth!! #10214418

Avril Young July 04, 2012

wow, well timed, terrific and so creative... well done Jo Ann...happy 4th July! #10214566

Terry Cervi level-classic July 04, 2012

Gogrous work, Jo Ann!


Robert K. Bemus level-classic July 04, 2012

Fantastic image and MT entry, Jo Ann!! Great series too :-) #10214742

frank w. degenhardt July 05, 2012

You have certainly been bring out your creative side lately and what a joy it is to see what you come up with next.
Love the title, the use of the flag for a background, the splash is caught perfectly. Beautiful work dear friend. #10214828

Alan L. Borror July 05, 2012

Beautiful and very creative, Jo Ann! #10214906

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 05, 2012

Thanks everybody!

jo ann c. #10215225

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 05, 2012

Fractured dreams. Nice work JO ANN #10215482

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic July 05, 2012

Such an unusual and well-wrought image! This beauty should go far! #10215499

Sheryl Sturges July 05, 2012

I love this... a pleasant departure from fireworks and yet evokes the spirit of 4th of July. Congratulations on a winner whether you place or not!! #10216239

Debbie Bray July 06, 2012

That IS a winner, Jo Ann, but truly, it's hard to pick out of any of them, because they're all excellent in this series! #10217219

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 06, 2012

Thanks sooo very much gang...I agree Debbie, the fireworks are awesome...I sometimes hate to look in the category I post in because then I want to take mine out because there are sooo many awesome images and photographers, I'm always pleasantly suprised when I get a finalist...

jo ann c. #10217296

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic July 08, 2012

I like this alot you are so creative! #10219559

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe July 08, 2012

Terrific frame of awesome colouring presented in a more unusual way. Love it! #10220614

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