Shooting 'Near and Far'

© Carla Metzler

Shooting 'Near and Far'

Uploaded: July 26, 2006


This is a shot of Darryl Wilkinson shooting his Finalist winning image, 'Near and Far'

Happy Birthday, Darryl!


Roger Bernabo July 26, 2006

Happy Birthday Darryl, great seeing your Finalist form and your willing subject! #491519

Autum Rhoades July 26, 2006

Happy Birthday, Darryl! #3083265

Ray Clarke July 26, 2006

Nice to see Darryl at work,great shot, Happy birthday Darryl (ac) #3083451

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe July 26, 2006

Great shot to see the Finalist at work! #3083479

Marcie A. Fowler July 26, 2006

Very cool that you were able to capture Darryl capturing his shot.

HBD Darryl!! #3083496

Shawn Jennings July 26, 2006

Great shot Carla - great composition! Happy Birthday Darryl! #3083497

Pamela Shane July 26, 2006

Neat shot Carla - Happy Birthday Darryl! :) #3083499

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 26, 2006

What a wonderful capture!!! I remember him sitting there taking these shots and we were watching him thinking, "Darryl, let's go!!"
Happy Birthday Darryl!!!! #3083524

Melissa G. Meiselman July 26, 2006

Great happy birthday greeting and terrific capture, Carla!!! #3083580

Lorraine A. Cook July 26, 2006

Super Birthday greeting, Carla!

Happy Birthday Darryl!<:)) #3083591

Paul Michko July 26, 2006

What a great birthday treat, Carla. Great capture. HBD Darryl. #3083612

Casey A. Hanson July 26, 2006

Great shot, Carla! HBD Darryl! :0) #3083699

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 26, 2006

Hi Carla!! Been missing your posts. This is a cool image of a wonderful memory. Very well done!! My kids laugh at Chuck and I for doing this. <>< #3083713

Life Expressions July 26, 2006

Fantastic capture! Beautiful color! Happy birthday, Darryl! #3083828

Bill Wyatt July 26, 2006

Terrific Birthday Present for Darryl!
Wonderful candid portrait, great lighting and colors, Carla! #3083877

Su Sana E. P level-classic July 26, 2006

Carla, this is absolutely the perfect image for Darryl!! Happy birthday, Darryl!! #3083904

Mary N C. Taitt July 26, 2006

Fun Capture of Darryl at work, Carla! Happy Birthday, Darryl. Mary :-D #3083984

Joy Rector July 26, 2006

wonderful capture #3084019

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 26, 2006

Great comp and capture Carla! Darryl really di enjoy spending time with the buffalo and he got a nice Finalist too!! Jeff #3084069

Judyann Plante July 26, 2006

Wonderful capture and tribute to Darryl! Nice composition and color on this.

Judyann ><> #3084348

Carla Metzler July 26, 2006

Thank you, Roger, Autum, Audrey, Agnes, Marcie, Shawn, Pamela, Gail, Melissa, Lorraine, Paul, Casey, Nancy, Robin, Bill, Susan, Mary, Joy, Jeff, and Judyann.

I have to agree, Jeff. And I had fun watching Darryl haveing a great time! #3084364

Cathy Barrows July 26, 2006

great shot of Darryl....Happy Birthday DW #3084643

Stephen Zacker July 26, 2006

Super image. Like the way the buffalo is looking at you #3084693

Ronald F. Fischer July 26, 2006

Awesome capture, Carla, now...which one is Darryl (LOL)?!?!? Happy Birthday!! #3084780

Judy S. Fung July 26, 2006

Great shot, Carla! #3084792

Roxanne M. Bubar July 26, 2006

Fantastic capture.
Happy Birthday Darryl #3084870

Nina Shields level-addict July 26, 2006

Great shot of the "birthday boy"; wonder what his subject was thinking; super capture! #3085233

Bridgette B July 26, 2006

I'm sure the birthday boy will love this! Fantastic capture, Carla! #3085406

Tarun Bose July 26, 2006

Excellent pov and lovely composition. Good birthday gift to Darryl. Well done Carla. #3085499

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 26, 2006

I think you might of just shot yourself a winner here.
Happy Bday DW! #3085675

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic July 26, 2006

Wonderful capture of Darryl, Carla!,
HB Darryl!,
Amalia #3085679

Dan Holm level-classic July 26, 2006

EXCELLENT shot, Carla!! ... Happy B'day, Darryl! #3085706

Darryl Wilkinson July 26, 2006

Carla, This is GREAT! I love it! I just went through my archives and counted 65 before reaching the final image, which got my finalist award. Guess that's appropriate, cause that is the year I was born :) Thanks so much for the "patience" and greetings :) #3085723

Karen Engelbreth July 26, 2006

Wonderful capture, Carla!
Happy birthday darryl!! #3085781

Jack R. Perry July 26, 2006

Good thing that fence was extra HD so darryl could enjoy his B-Day! #3085871

Lynne Morris level-classic July 26, 2006

Fabulous shot Carla, lovely to see a photographer in action like this. Happy Birthday Darryl #3085945

Renee Doyle July 26, 2006

What a super capture Carla!!!
Happy birthday Darryl!!

Jenny Bosmans July 26, 2006

Wonderful Birthday wish and great catch, Carla!
And HBD again, Darryl! :) #3086345

Mary K. Robison July 26, 2006

How fortunate that your intuition told you to shoot this particular photo, Carla! The PERFECT birthday "card"!
Darryl, I hope you're having a supercalifragilisticexpialidocious
birthday!!! #3086442

Anita Hogue July 26, 2006

Wow, I love this shot! Happy Birthday Darryl, and congratulations on your finalist! #3086462

Carla Metzler July 26, 2006

Thank you, Cathy, Steve, Ron, Judy, Roxanne, Nina, Bridgette, Traun, Linda, Amalia, Dan, Darryl, Karen, Jack, Lynne, Renee, Jenny, Mary, and Anita.

I took about 20 shots of Darryl shooting there, this may not be the exact shot but...he was shooting for the shot that made finalist! I hope you are having a great birthday!

Ken Smith level-classic July 26, 2006

Wow, I think you're right Carla. That's kinda cool. Great picture and thanks for sharing. #3086533

Paula Dwyer July 26, 2006

Terrific shot of Darryl in shooting form! :)
Happy Birthday Darryl!! :) #3086611

William C. Raco level-classic July 26, 2006

Excellent photo, Carla!
Wishing you a very Happy Birthday, Darryl!

Bill #3086632

Pat Gamwell July 26, 2006

How wonderful you were able to get this shot of the 'finalist' pic Carla! WOW! It will mean a lot to him. SUPERB! #3087635

Donna Roberts July 27, 2006

Fantastic Carla - what a cool idea to dedicate to DW.
Congrats to you too on your finalist image - best of luck.
:-) ddu

Carla Metzler July 27, 2006

Thank you, Ken, Paula, Bill, Douglas, Pat and Donna. #3088954

Steve Mescha July 27, 2006

Excellent shot, Carla! #3088996

Carla Metzler July 27, 2006

Thanks, Steve! #3089313

Kara L. Hendricks July 27, 2006

Great shot Carla... It's neat to see the making of a great image!!
Happy Late Birthday Darryl! #3089652

Dennis Flanagan July 27, 2006

Cool shot Carla. #3089959

Jill Flynn July 27, 2006

Great shot of Darryl in action Carla. And a belated Happy Birthday Darryl. Hope it was a good one! #3090053

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 27, 2006

Great capture and picture!! #3090473

Jill Odice level-classic July 27, 2006

Well this is great! I love this shot of our friend and his friend :-) Happy Belated Bday Darryl...Sorry I missed it:-) #3090643

Kate Jackson July 27, 2006

Great foresight Carla - you must have known he had a winner there! #3091388

Carla Metzler July 28, 2006

Thank you, Kara, Dennis, Jill F, Shelly, Jill O, and Kate. #3093804

Sherry S. Boles level-classic July 28, 2006

An excellent shot, Carla...Great composition! #3096609

Carla Metzler July 29, 2006

Thank you, Sherry. #3097560

Joannie Bertucci level-classic August 01, 2006

Terrific image of a photographer at work who doesn't seem to have the greatest approach, body wise, but gets some of the best results! I'm teasing you Darryl! :-)
Happy Birthday! #3112902

Carla Metzler August 03, 2006

Thank you, Joannie. #3119160

Darryl Wilkinson August 03, 2006

Hi Carla, :)

Hey Joannie, I heard from a little bird that you were "teasing" me :) What can I say...sometimes I get caught off-gaurd and have to improvise :) I am learning to be more effecient with the "tripod." :0 And you better watch it girl, I might come and bite you :)

Thanks again, Carla, you too, Joannie! #3120427

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 03, 2006

Now we know how he got those winning shots. HB Darryl. #3120723

Carla Metzler August 03, 2006

LOL...hi Darryl, and you're welcome.

Thank you, Emile. #3121165

Dennis Flanagan August 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist Carla. #3204610

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 26, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3218454

Kara L. Hendricks August 26, 2006

Congratulations!!!! #3218455

Tarun Bose August 26, 2006

Congrats Carla for being a finalist. #3218496

Kristi A. Howson August 26, 2006

Congratulations on your Finalist Carla and Best Of Luck in the next round! Great shot of the shooter:) #3218865

Jenny Bosmans August 26, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Carla! :) #3219310

Kara L. Hendricks August 26, 2006

Congrats Carla!! and best of luck!!! #3219458

Ray Clarke August 26, 2006

Well done and congrats Carla (ac) #3219519

Glenn E. Urquhart August 26, 2006

Carla, a BIG Congrats on being chosen a finalist!!! Well Deserved! Cheers Glenn #3219928

Julie Robinson August 26, 2006

Congrats on your wondeful finalist! #3220076

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 26, 2006

Congratulations, Carla, on this wonderful finalist! They must have loved the model! LOL! Beautifully done! #3220117

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 26, 2006

Hi Carla!! Way to go girl!! Congratulations!! <>< #3220173

David Phalen August 26, 2006

Congrats Carla ! How could they turn down a shot with that handsome guy. :) #3220834

Tressie Davis August 26, 2006

I'm lovin' it!! Congrats on this one!! #3221017

Pamela Shane August 26, 2006

Congratulations Carla on this finalist!
:) #3221132

Michelle J. Harvey August 26, 2006

Congrats Carla!! This is such a great shot!! #3221324

Judyann Plante August 26, 2006

Congratulations, Carla!!!

Judyann ><> #3221367

Sherry S. Boles level-classic August 26, 2006

Congrats, Carla! :) #3221705

Pat Gamwell August 26, 2006

Wonderful! Big CONGRATS, Carla! #3222058

Lorraine A. Cook August 26, 2006

Congratulations and Good Luck in the next round, Carla!<:)) #3222231

Su Sana E. P level-classic August 26, 2006

He looks very Carla, Congratulations on your Finalist!! #3222264

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 26, 2006

LOL Carla...thanks for sending me to the right one! You have so many I was confused!!! This is a beauty too, as all your work is! Love this one! Congrats and the best to you in the next round!! #3222322

She-She Killough August 26, 2006

LOL I missed this one! This is a crack up! Awesome work Carla and Congratulations! #3222824

Leonard Pierce August 26, 2006

Congratulations Carla! #3223307

Paul Michko August 27, 2006

Congratulation on a great finalist, Carla. #3223997

Husain Akhtar August 27, 2006

Warmest congratulations for being a finalist, Carla! Very well deserved success! #3224208

Steve Mescha August 27, 2006

Congatulations, Carla!!! #3224572

Megan p August 27, 2006

Great capture Carla, Congratulations!! #3224800

Sandy Stigliano August 27, 2006

Congratulations! #3225205

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 27, 2006

Congrats Carla on your excellent Finalist!! Jeff #3225248

Tonya R. Boles August 27, 2006

Congratulations. #3225805

Casey A. Hanson August 27, 2006

Congrats Carla! :0) #3225808

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe August 27, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Carla!
kk #3226098

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 27, 2006

Congratulations Carla!,
Amalia #3226353

Crossroad Photography August 27, 2006

A big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Carla! #3226678

Bobbie Davis August 27, 2006

Congrats Carla! #3226737

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 27, 2006

congratulations Carla on this finalist. #3227032

Jill Odice level-classic August 27, 2006

Carla, congrats both to you and Darryl :-) #3227812

Ken Smith level-classic August 27, 2006

You're frozen in time with Darryl. Congrats, Carla!! #3228568

Graeme yew Chow August 27, 2006

Great timing and congrat on this wonderful image, Carla. #3229120

bob cornelison August 27, 2006

Cool shot Carla!
~:O) #3229698

Carla Metzler August 28, 2006

Thank you everyone. #3230186

Bridgette B August 28, 2006

Congrats Carla! #3230456

Sharon King August 28, 2006

Congratulations on your Finalist Carla! #3231174

Dan Holm level-classic August 28, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS on this onderful Fiunalist, Carla!! #3233118

Carla Metzler August 28, 2006

Thank you Bridgette, Sharon, and Dan. #3233511

Dr Silly level-classic August 28, 2006

Congrats on your finalist, Carla. :O)

Laura Clay-Ballard August 28, 2006

this is so cool! awesome! congrats! #3233907

Carla Metzler August 28, 2006

Thank you, Doc. #3233909

Carla Metzler August 28, 2006

Thank you, Laura. Seems we crossed in space. #3233917

Donna W. Neal August 28, 2006

Congratulations Carla #3234032

Jill Flynn August 28, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist Carla! #3234413

Carla Metzler August 29, 2006

Thank you, Donna and Jill. #3237582

Marie Fields August 29, 2006

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Carla! :) #3238952

Carla Metzler August 29, 2006

Thank you, Marie. #3239517

Bill Wyatt August 31, 2006

Carla I don't know how I missed your finalist! I am sorry. Belated Congratulations! #3248049

Carla Metzler August 31, 2006

Thank you, Bill. It is easy to miss someones finalist...especailly when they forget to take it out of hide. #3248734

Vicki Hunt September 01, 2006


Carla Metzler September 01, 2006

Thanks, Vicki.

And thank you, Darryl for the wonderful note you sent to me about this image and it making finalist. You made it special my friend. #3255780

Darryl Wilkinson September 07, 2006

Yep, there is a special bond with this one, Carla :) Congratulations to you, dear friend! #3281661

Carla Metzler September 08, 2006

Thanks Darryl. :) Talk to you soon. #3282714

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