de madera

Uploaded: June 13, 2006


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Jagadeesh Andrew Owens June 13, 2006

All right, digital darkroom masters, I need your critique and suggestions on this! I think it's wonderful, but of course, I would.. I have an inflated ego!! Can't wait to hear from you! #464162

Melissa G. Meiselman June 13, 2006

I think it is great, too!!! #2891514

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens June 13, 2006

Thanks Melissa! #2891521

Beverly A. Wright June 13, 2006

I think it's brilliant! #2891720

Martin Witt June 13, 2006

I like it! Its got great texture and patterns! Good composition and colors too. Great shot. #2891846

Kay Beausoleil June 13, 2006

Great concept, execution and impact, Sipho!

My one gripe: the title needs work. Do you really want people looking for the bag, saying "oh yeah, it's a nutshell allright" and muttering "what on earth did he do to the chopsticks?" The image stands so well on its own, if it were mine, I wouldn't want to kill it with verbiage. I'd let people ask if they really have to know. Just a thought. #2891903

Melissa G. Meiselman June 13, 2006

Kay has a good point! #2892116

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens June 13, 2006

Yes, she most certainly does!! See the new title! #2892194

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens June 13, 2006

Thank you Bev, Martin, and Kay; Most ESPECIALLY Kay, who spelled 'verbiage' correctly. It really makes me hot when that word is correctly spelled... #2892207

Kay Beausoleil June 13, 2006

LOL! There's plenty more where "verbiage" came from -- it's a common word in French, which I speak most of the time.

Now about "de madera"?! It's not in my Spanish dictionary, and my last Latin class was in 1960, so heaven knows. IIRC, there's a Madera somewhere in California. Then we have Option Z: a made-up word for an abstract image. Like that one. #2892326

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens June 14, 2006

I promise you, Kay, it's Spanish. Not made up! What type of dictionary are you using?? LOL #2895440

Kay Beausoleil June 14, 2006

A crummy one. Unlike your image. #2896825

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 25, 2006

Congrats, Sipho! #3076561

Jenny Bosmans July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Andrew! :) #3076646

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens July 25, 2006

Thank you both!! I'm so excited! First one ever! #3076692

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 25, 2006

I thought it might be, but wasn't sure, so I didn't ask... Double congratulations, then! ;) The first is always a rush! #3077105

Nadya Johnson July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your stunning finalist, Sipho! #3077287

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens July 25, 2006

Thanks, Nadya! #3077300

Kay Beausoleil July 25, 2006

Congratulations, Sipho, on your first finalist and for this excellent image! #3077389

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens July 25, 2006

Thanks, Kay!! Did you ever find the word in your Spanish dictionary? #3077501

Carol Teal July 25, 2006

Congrats Sipho! #3077680

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens July 25, 2006

Thanks Carol!! Yay for me! I'm so excited! #3077720

Beverly A. Wright July 25, 2006

CONGADULATIONS Andrew!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
This image is certainly well deserved!!
I'm happy for you! #3078920

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens July 25, 2006

Thanks, Bev! #3079443

Debbie Del Tejo July 25, 2006

WOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOO GREAT JOB my friend. Congratulations and I know there will be lots more of these. Your work is definatly deserving!
My most heartfelt congratulations to you!!!!!
partyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy time! #3080444

July 25, 2006

Congratulations Sipho, you have some enjoyable creations. All the best. #3080712

Renaee Dimond July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your first finalist Soipho!!! Hope there are many more to come #3081050

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens July 26, 2006

Thanks Debbie, Curtis, and Renaee!! #3083013

Manuel Barrera July 26, 2006

Congrats, Sipho. #3085803

Revonda L. Gentry July 26, 2006

Awesome!! Congratulations!! #3086926

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens July 27, 2006

Thanks, Manuel and Revonda! #3088848

Robyn Gwilt July 27, 2006

Eish!!! I don't know how I missed this one! Its fantabulous - love the texture and colour, and of course, the artists NAME!!!! You see, now that you've changed your name, you're already ascending - jokes aside, you've got some great new pix in your gallery :) Keep grinning!! #3090382

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens July 27, 2006

Thanks Robyn! It's always nice to hear from you! #3090394

Pamela Shane July 27, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful image being chosen a finalist Sipho.
~Pam~ :) #3091084

Jagadeesh Andrew Owens July 27, 2006

Many thanks, Pamela! #3091133

anonymous A. September 11, 2006

Hey! Have you reorganised the Gallery? How come I don't recall seeing this excellent pice of artistry months ago? Or is it just another seniors' moment on my part.... Congratulations anyyway! #3296740

Graeme yew Chow September 19, 2006

Fantastic finalist and love the colors and mysterious subjects. Thank for your generous comment on my image. It would be fantastic if my image could score a 2 nd place winner. #3332561

Michael S. Swaffar September 20, 2006

Of Wood.........

This is my fav image in your gallery. The color is incredible. #3336384

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