Patterns of Nature

© bob garas

Patterns of Nature

Steven Lewarne June 11, 2002

Bob,

Simplicity in your composition and two complementary subjects.

A really great photo. It never crossed my mind to photograph a snail before!

Steve. #5975

Johnathan R. Peal May 03, 2002

Bob,

Crystal clear very nice photo. The spirals of the stems match the spiral of the Shell.

I was curious on how you got the black background? Did you use felt behind the subject? or Photoshop? I've been trying to replicate a black background and have been having trouble with it using Adobe Photodeluxe. The way I'm doing it is way too complicated I think.

Thanks in advance.

#7589

bob garas May 06, 2002

i just use black felt. its best to shade out light from any windows #7708

Piper Lehman June 11, 2002

Bob, somehow your photos always escape my view until you win! Congrats on this. This is really wonderful. Nice work, as usual. #8602

Rick G. Vincent June 11, 2002

A great photo. It must have been a tough decision to not give this shot the Grand Prize. You would have received my vote. The matching coil patterns of the snail and plant are perfect together. A very sharp image also, with fine details. #8623

bob garas June 12, 2002

thank you for your comments. it's an honor to be recognized. #8685

Cheryl Meisel June 13, 2002

Congrats Bob this didn't surprise me as a winner at all. It was so unusual and so very pretty. Everyone had to love this right off! Congrats Cheryl #8720

Janelle Barry level-classic May 03, 2002

This is brilliant, Bob! The pattern of the ferns replicated in the snail's shell, simplified against the black background . . . wonderful!! #14309

Mary K. Robison March 07, 2004

Nine months on the site, and today is the first time I've seen this gem. You truly deserved first place for this, Bob!! #413053

Maria Mosolova March 16, 2004

Wonderful shot, Bob! #427660

November 24, 2005

i love the patterns and colors to this photo and the snail completes it . very awesome!!! well done!! #2118104

December 03, 2007

Hi bop
it is realy nice
has very good composition. #5163410

Monika Sapek level-classic February 28, 2008

I was browsing through your gallery with my daughter and we just love your “Patterns of Nature”. What great work!
Monika
#5570373

Mike F. Anderson level-classic July 23, 2009

Doesn't look like you are on the BP site anymore since this photo was a winner in 2002. But if you happen to pop in from time to time, just wanted to let you know this is excellent photography. Not just a pretty picture, but a well thought out, well planned and well executed work of art. Congratulations on your 1st place. It is certainly deserving of it! #7776332

Liz blahh October 19, 2009

Superb! Don't know how I missed this beauty! #8049848

Carol Flisak level-addict February 03, 2010

I'm new to BP and just discovered this gem. It's just lovely... the clarity, the simplicity, the design. Congratulations!
#8354521

Alexandra Hankova March 21, 2011

So very pretty! Congratulations! #9306201

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Uploaded on May 03, 2002

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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