Black & Gold

© Sharon Sawyer

Black & Gold

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 28, 2014

Wowza Sharon, congrats on this great finalist!

jo ann c. #1584724

Sharon Sawyer August 30, 2014

Thank you Jo Ann. I'm so pleased it has become a Second Place Winner in the next round. It has always been one of my faves & I'm so pleased the judges liked it too. #11121563

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 30, 2014

Big congrats on your winner, Sharon.

Stephen Zacker August 31, 2014

Very nice simplicity and perspective. Congratulations #11122716

Sharon Sawyer August 31, 2014

Thank you Patrick & Stephen!!! The judges FINALLY took notice of it... If at first you don't succeed keep on trying until you do succeed. :) Have a great week everyone!!! #11122822

Joannie Bertucci level-classic August 31, 2014

Girl, you come back and strike gold! :-) Congrats on your amazing gold badge can make things look like gorgeous flowers! :-) #11122853

Ann Lyssenko level-addict September 01, 2014

Like the beauty of the center of a flower well placed in the frame with the details that graphically make the image, Congratulations on being a winner Sharon! Super image! Ann #11123441

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 02, 2014

Congrats on this Fantastic Gold Winner Sharon! #11124181

Sharon Sawyer September 16, 2014

Thank you so much Joannie, Ann & Jo Ann!!! #11135893

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With creating a stained glass like image in mind, I placed a golden, abalone shell, cross ornament
on some black, velvet fabric to make a striking background & then photographed it.
In PSE6 I played with filters & plug-ins until I came up with this kaleidoscope image which was exactly as my original vision
I then cropped it to make it more eye-catching using the rule of thirds.

"For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved, it is the power of God." ~1 Corinthians 1:18

Uploaded on July 31, 2014
Entered into contest on 2014-07-31 20:53:37 Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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