~~Lazy Days~~

© Alisha L. Ekstrom

~~Lazy Days~~

Uploaded: January 08, 2006 11:54:37




Lisa D. Greer January 08, 2006

Great image and framing Alisha! :) #371420

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe January 08, 2006

This would make a wonderful card, Alisha! Love it!

ccc #2265638

Alisha L. Ekstrom January 08, 2006

Darryl Wilkinson

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member since: 10/8/2005 Lookin' pretty lazzzzzy alright, Alisha! Interesting composition, however, very effective! Nice work!!!
1/8/2006 12:23:33 PM

Toni Hopper January 08, 2006

Alisha, great! Makes me miss my black Lab of a dozen years. Good shot..was this taken at the beach... #2265657

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic January 08, 2006

Cute! Great B&W!! Beautiful dog and love the title! #2265659

Bobbie Davis January 08, 2006

Wonderful high tone image Alisha! #2265660

Alisha L. Ekstrom January 08, 2006

Thank you Lisa, Candice, Darryl, Toni, Shelly & Bobbie for your wonderful comments.

Toni...yes this was taken at a beach area. The original image is on page 6 of my gallery. When I had taken the image I overexposed the background(water) a bunch & as you can see in the original image it came out with a completely white background. I really liked how it came out. Though I am re-entering it & with just a different comp. Thanks!!

Alisha #2265674

Alana Ibe January 08, 2006

I just love this! Wonderful simplicity, and beautiful expression on your dog! Nice effects! #2265700

Sandy Landon January 08, 2006

Great shot Alisha!! I like how you blew out the bg!! Great comp!!! #2265706

Cyn Valentine January 08, 2006

Well done Alisha.. I love it!!He looks like I feel today!! #2265807

Michelle R. Kovach January 08, 2006

So cute Alisha! #2265815

Laura Clay-Ballard January 08, 2006

LOVE THIS! Superb! all that black and white! #2266079

William C. Raco level-classic January 08, 2006

Superb composition, Alisha
Very nicely presented.

Bill #2266164

Kimberly Peck January 08, 2006

I love this! Wonderful B&W and great comp! :-) #2266341

Janessa L. Taber-Webb January 08, 2006

I never really like animal portaits because they sometimes look so CHEESY, but you made this one look absolutely stunning and beautiful. Very VERY nice!!!!! #2266452

Darren K. Fisher January 08, 2006

I LOVE IT!!!!! #2266841

Dale Ann Cubbage January 08, 2006

This is just wonderful Alisha! Love everything about it!

da #2266901

Kerby Pfrangle January 08, 2006

Alisha wonderful puppy image. Love your creative and artist feel to this image. Kerby #2267146

Alisha L. Ekstrom January 09, 2006

THANK YOU THANK YOU!!! I appreciate your feedback:) #2268613

Kara L. Hendricks January 09, 2006

I'm a HUGE fan of offset composition.. Your space is used very well here.. And the high key really makes this image pop!! #2268862

Nadia W. Smith January 09, 2006

Love this! I like the way you capture dogs! #2269474

Alisha L. Ekstrom January 10, 2006

Thanks Kevin, Kara & Nadia for taking the time to comment:) #2272293

Tiffani S. LaNeave January 10, 2006

Did I not tell you how much I love this one??? How silly of me! I LOVE the comp and the high key. Very well done!!! #2274832

Sherry S. Boles January 11, 2006

Adorable image, Alisha! Very well done! (I've tried this type photo but haven't accomplished what I would like yet...) #2275100

Connie J. Turner January 11, 2006

Love this photo. So well done with the lighting and contrast between dog and background! #2276702

Terrill Province January 12, 2006


Perfect comp for this image ~ really makes for an artful presentation. #2282227

Alisha L. Ekstrom January 12, 2006

Thanks Tiffani, Sherry, Connie & Terrill for the positive feedback. I appreciate it!!!! #2282322

Pat Gamwell January 14, 2006

I am VERY impressed with your crop & framing, Alisha! I would never have thought to do this & I think it is fantastic! #2289773

Alisha L. Ekstrom January 17, 2006

Thanks Pat..Your words mean alot..THANK YOU!!!! #2297814

Norman P. Banks February 01, 2006

Like the use of negative space and placement of the dog, Alisha! Works well in B&W.

Norm ,:-) #2365157

Darryl Wilkinson February 20, 2006

Way to go, Alisha! Congratulations on this fabulous finalist!!! #2443593

Lynn Crawford February 21, 2006

Congrats Alisha again on being a finalist :) #2445107

Erinn Aloi February 21, 2006

look at you.... two finalists!!! is he your dog? #2445140

Cyn Valentine February 21, 2006

Congratulations Alisha.....woohoo way to go !! Great job..good luck in the next round!! #2445199

Life Expressions February 21, 2006

Congratulations on your lovely finalist Alisha! #2445274

Alison Greenwood February 21, 2006

Congratulations Alisha! #2445701

Jill Flynn February 21, 2006

Great shot Alisha! Congratulations on your finalist! #2445898

Alana Ibe February 21, 2006

Congratulations on this finalist! #2445947

Kirsi Bertolini February 21, 2006

So HAPPY for you! I think I'll steal this idea and do a horse... You are on a roll girlfriend!!! #2446125

Stephanie Laird level-classic February 21, 2006

Fantastic Image Alisha!!! Congrats on your finialist! #2446141

Sandy Landon February 21, 2006

Hey there you are!! HEHE!!! I have not made it to animals yet. Actually if the truth be told I have only made it to your shots!! LOL!!!! Congrats girlie!! Great shot!!!!!! #2446244

Cathy M. Gromball February 21, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Alisha!

Cathy :) #2446845

Megan p February 21, 2006

Congratulations Alisha, I love the comp and that beautiful dog!! #2447267

KHAWLA Haddad February 21, 2006

Congratultions on this awesome finalist! Good luck in the next round! #2447581

Tiffani S. LaNeave February 21, 2006

I knew this would make it Alisha! I just love this! Fabulous comp and awesome in b/w. LOVE IT! #2448040

Sandra Freyler February 21, 2006

COngratulations, ALisha on such a beautiful image! :) #2448944

Laura E. OConnor February 21, 2006

OOOPS! I missed this one! I LOVE your composition & you have certainly become QUITE the B&W PRO!!! CONGRATS! #2449074

Tonya R. Boles February 21, 2006

Congrats... #2449366

Terry L. Ellis level-classic February 21, 2006

Love this finalist! Congratulations, Alisha! #2449560

Sherry S. Boles February 21, 2006

Congrats on this fantastic finalist! #2450464

Gail Vitikacs level-classic February 21, 2006

This is wonderful Alisha!!! Congratulations again! #2450580

Pat Gamwell February 21, 2006

Well deserved finalist, Alisha! CONGRATS! #2450880

Nicole Kessel February 22, 2006

Wonderful! Congratulations, Alisha! #2452482

She-She Killough February 22, 2006

WOW how did I miss THIS ONE!! LOVE EVERYTHING ABOUT IT Alisha!! Btw I am REALLY enjoying your gallery!! #2452602

Susana Ms Heide February 22, 2006

Congratulations Alisha on this super finalist!!! #2452878

Alisha L. Ekstrom February 23, 2006

I am happy to see this one as a finalist!!! I thought it was pretty cool myself:) ANYWAYS....THANK YOU EVERYONE! I appreciate your comments!!!! #2456966

Corinne M. Thompson February 23, 2006

Congrats on your Finalist :) #2459149

Laura Clay-Ballard February 23, 2006

boy! it's a long way to the bottom of this thread! LOL
Congrats on this awesome image! #2459644

Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 23, 2006

Very sweet!! Beautiful work, congratulations on your finalist win!! #2460034

Michelle Lea Guinn February 24, 2006

Excellent image Alisha and Congratulations!!! Good luck in the next round!!! mlg~ #2461593

Nadya Johnson March 03, 2006

Hi Alisha - Visited your gallery and I love your portrait work!! I could not resist remarking on this image, though. What a shot! I just love the composition. So incredibly simple (It's a "Why in the world didn't I think of that??") yet very dynamic and "it works!" Totally deserves that little silver oval and I Hope it goes on to Win Big!! Very nice #2491922

Paula Dwyer April 04, 2006

I love this simplistic B&W ad the way you set it up!!! Excellent job and congratulations!!! #2608712

Alisha L. Ekstrom April 04, 2006

Corinne, Laura, Donna, Michelle, Nadya & Paula....THANK YOU GIRLS!! I appreciate your comments;) #2608840

Virginia L. Allison September 29, 2008

I love this..so beautiful, so simple and so "right on". Your entire gallery and site are amazing. I just spent 1/2 an hour lost in your work. Amazing! #6530409

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