Steel fork

Uploaded: February 14, 2007


F/6.3, 1/4 s, +1 step, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM lense, ISO-100, tripod.
Slightly adjusted in Photoshop 7.0 (levels, curves, saturation, crop, sharpening).

POTD February 2007.
2nd place D&M May 2007.


Les Rhoades level-classic February 15, 2007

It's a work of art. I like how the BG fades in (blurs) nicely. #605720

Joy Rector February 15, 2007

Wow! #3949533

Kara L. Hendricks February 15, 2007

This is one outstanding Macro Katarina... WOW is right...

Happy Theme Day!! #3949780

Katarina Mansson February 15, 2007

Thanks Les, Joy and Kara! I wanted to catch a half-abstract fork and give an icy/bluish/metallic feeling to the picture. #3949793

John Caruso February 15, 2007


Just fantastic! You've ruined the theme day for all of us! LOL #3949860

Wally Orlowsky February 15, 2007

Stunning DOF and lovely soft blues, Katarina! #3949893

Datha Y. Thompson February 15, 2007

AWESOME!!! WOW!!! Love the blues :0) #3949942

Kathryn (Love) Scheet February 15, 2007

great job on this Katarina! love the abstractiveness you have created :) #3949976

Dr Silly level-classic February 15, 2007

I get the points. Wonderful DOF. :O)

Susan Fox February 15, 2007

Wonderful abstract Katarina! Love the selective focus, point of view, the blue color and the composition. Great job! #3950319

Michelle R. Kovach February 15, 2007

Very Creative Katarina! #3950367

Jenny Bosmans February 15, 2007

Awesome shot and work, Katarina...perfect for the theme! :) #3950483

Janine Russell level-deluxe February 15, 2007

Katarina, excellent detail, tones, lighting and selective focus. #3950663

Corinne M. Thompson February 15, 2007

Fantastic macro and entry for the theme Katarina! #3950738

Cathy M. Gromball February 15, 2007

This is very cool! Wonderful photo, Katarina!

Cathy :) #3950835

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic February 15, 2007

Wonderful macro Katarina!,
Amalia #3951154

Melissa G. Meiselman February 15, 2007

Outstanding macro with amazing selective focus and great hues of blue, Katarina!! #3951572

Mary N C. Taitt February 15, 2007

Super shot, Katarina! I took some fork shots as outtakes, but this is nicer than any of mine! SUPER! #3951669

Kate Jackson level-classic February 15, 2007

Stunning Katarina! Spot on focus! #3951714

Susie Peek-Swint February 16, 2007

Excellent light, comp, and dof Katarina ~ great theme entry! #3954008

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 16, 2007

Wow, Katarina! Just beautiful! Fantastic dof and focus! #3954058

Brian Lobdell February 16, 2007

!!!!!Exclamation!!!! What a unique macro Katarina! It has a surreal look to it that really grabs attention! Great composition and theme entry! #3954526

Kate Jackson level-classic February 18, 2007

Congratulations Katarina on this wonderful winning theme entry Katarina! #3961834

RC Fritz February 18, 2007

Excellent and very creative work, Katarina! #3961888

Lisa D. Greer February 21, 2007

Awesome! :) #3971841

Sherry S. Boles February 27, 2007

Congrats on your POTD, Katarina!! GREAT job! #3999602

Susie Peek-Swint February 27, 2007

Many congrats on your POTD Katarina!! #3999608

Helen N. McHugh February 27, 2007

Congratulations, Katarina, on this great POTD!! #3999667

Dr Silly level-classic February 27, 2007

WOW look at this a POTD, Congratulations, Katarina. :O)

Wally Orlowsky February 27, 2007

Congratulations on this terrific POTD, Katarina!!! #3999898

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 27, 2007

Congratulations, Katarina... now, on to the other medal it needs! #3999989

Sylvia Rossler February 27, 2007

Big congrats on this well deserved POTD Katarina :o) #4000034

Sharon Day level-classic February 27, 2007

Awesome shot, Katarina!!! Congratulatons on POTD! #4000090

Kara L. Hendricks February 27, 2007

Man... Can I call a great shot or what?... The other day at 101 I said I think this shot is going to be a finalist... And here it is... In even a bigger position than finalist... Remember, there are over 850 finalists a month... Only 28 POTD for Feb....

Congrats my friend... #4000137

Joy Rector February 27, 2007

congrats on the POTD #4000180

Cesar J. La Rosa February 27, 2007

WOW!!! It was great to see this awesome photograph when I opened my inbox this morning! Congratulations on this very well-deserved POTD, Katarina!!!
Cesar #4000262

February 27, 2007

I have been receiving the POTD for over 2 years and was blown away by this one. Absolutely awesome picture.
My first post... #4000333

Casey A. Hanson February 27, 2007

Congrats on your POTD, Katarina! Awesome! :0) #4000348

Debra Booth February 27, 2007

Congrats on your POTD, Katarina! I love it! #4000411

Michelle R. Kovach February 27, 2007

Congrats on your POTD Katarina! #4000502

Cyn Valentine level-classic February 27, 2007

Congratulations on your great POTD!!! #4000506

Susana Ms Heide February 27, 2007

WOOOHOOOOO!!!! A HUGE Congrats to you Katarina on receiving this recognition! A striking work of art!!!! #4000590

Marie Fields level-classic February 27, 2007

I agree with Susana... WOOHOO!!!!! Congratulations on this AWESOME POTD, Katarina! :) #4000639

Susan Fox February 27, 2007

Congrats Katarina on the POTD!!!!!! This is one of my favorite photos of yours. I have my fingers crossed that it will be a winner next month :-) #4000694

Katarina Mansson February 27, 2007

Many thanks to everyone for encouraging words and support! #4000820

Mary N C. Taitt February 27, 2007

HAH! I loved this the first time I saw it and I still do! GREAT SHOT! COngratulations on your POTD!!!! COOL WOK! #4000882

Melissa G. Meiselman February 27, 2007

Katarina, I thought this was awesome the first moment I saw it. Congratulations on you POTD!!!!! #4000994

Janine Russell level-deluxe February 27, 2007

Katarina, congratulations on your POTD. #4001150

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 27, 2007

Excellent work, congratulations! #4001448

David D. Duranceau February 27, 2007

Brilliant. #4001454

David D. Duranceau February 27, 2007

Brilliant. #4001457

Datha Y. Thompson February 27, 2007

WTG Katarina!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD!!!! Excellent :0) Hope we see it again and again!!!! :0) #4001643

Jenny Bosmans February 27, 2007

Congratulations on this super POTD, Katarina! :) #4001743

Mary Clarke February 27, 2007

Congratulations on POTD Katarina, lovely image #4002097

Thomas F. Colbert February 27, 2007

Beautifully done! Congrats! I can stare at this photo for awhile! #4004659

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe February 27, 2007

Congrats, Katarina, on your POTD. A very interesting photo. #4004952

Vanessa Rabayda February 28, 2007

Great job! Love the perspective and select focus. Congrats on your POTD #4006706

RC Fritz March 01, 2007

Big congrats on your POTD, Katarina! #4011174

Allan L. Dy March 02, 2007

Congratulations Katarina! #4016519

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 26, 2007

We knew it belonged here...!!! Congratulations! #4441941

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Katrina. I am SOOO pleased for you--this is a masterful shot. #4442625

Marie Fields level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations, Katarina!!! :) #4443494

Les Rhoades level-classic June 27, 2007

Congratulations!! POTD and a Finalist. They sure are serving up the badges for you now. I'll take POTD over a silver Finalist. WTG!! #4445513

Sylvia Rossler June 27, 2007

Big congrats Katarina !! I really hope to see this one again :O) #4446895

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 27, 2007

I think this says it all... POTD, Finalist, Gold Medal...welcome to the big leagues! Congratulations! #4449022

Dr Silly level-classic June 27, 2007

YES a GOLD for The Fork, Congratulations Katarina. :O)

Michelle R. Kovach June 27, 2007

Hurray! Persistance was the key here! Congrats Katarina! #4449216

Susie Peek-Swint June 27, 2007

Many congrats Katarina! #4449460

Datha Y. Thompson June 27, 2007

WoooooooHooooooooo Katarina!!!CONGRATULATIONS Girl :0) #4449523

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 27, 2007

Love it. Well-deserved recognition on this great shot, Katarina. #4449912

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 27, 2007

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4449916

Sylvia Rossler June 27, 2007

and you didn't expect a finalist and here you go with a superb winner !!! BIg congrats Katarina :O) #4450103

RC Fritz June 27, 2007

Congratulations on yor WINNER!! #4450818

Kara L. Hendricks June 27, 2007

Woohooo... And it goes... DOUBLE GOLD!!!

Congrats Katarina... I know you love this one... We all do! #4450905

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 27, 2007

Katarina, big congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4451567

Kate Jackson level-classic June 28, 2007

Glad this finally made it Katarina! Big congrats! #4454166

Susan Fox June 28, 2007

Woohoo! It finally won! Well deserved Katarina!!! Congrats :-) #4454673

Colleen Farrell June 28, 2007

Congratulations on a very well-deserved gold, Katarina!! #4455143

Wally Orlowsky June 29, 2007

Congratulations on this marvelous winner, Katarina! #4455667

Donna W. Neal June 29, 2007

Congratulations Katarina #4457100

Paul G Slate July 20, 2007

Katarina this is inspiring!! what a great gallery you have! thanks for the comment on my pic! #4530227

Steven E. Ray July 31, 2007

Extraordinary gallery. It reeks with "graphic designer". Stock photo companies would love this material. Great capture on the fork... I would have never thought of that as a subject matter. #4581181

Indrajit Hajra August 04, 2007

Your gallery is an asset of this site. Simply no more words to praise. Each of your works are the masterpieces in their own appeal. Lovely Katarina. #4600992

Patrick R. McMullen August 26, 2007

Congratulations Katarina! Unique shot..nice use of the selective focus also.
Pat #4698714

Kara L. Hendricks September 17, 2007

Woops... Just came back to look at your shot... I forgot you made WINNER with it... I only said finalist in mine... I have to go change it...:) #4802211

Roger Fry September 28, 2007

Amazing photo !

Rog #4858964

Lee Canham March 04, 2008

all the amazings,excellents,outstandings and WOWS as above... and congratulations for this is out of this world... #5591259

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton April 24, 2008

Simply perfect! Congratulations Katarina!!! #5835745

Yulianto Soeroso June 23, 2008

wow exciting pov #6095218

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe February 07, 2009

Congratulations! #7138743

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 17, 2009

Congratulations, Katarina, on having this photo selected for the SnapShot #408 BP newsletter as an example of close-up photography. Great job again!! #7174596

Karen Celella level-deluxe June 16, 2011

Your gallery is filled with amazing inspiration, Katarina! #9463759

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