The Daily Struggle for Balance

© Michelle R. Kovach

The Daily Struggle for Balance

Uploaded: May 15, 2007

Description

f8.0, ISO 100, 1 Studio Light & 1 Shoot-through Umbrella.

I taped colored pieces of paper around some clear plastic photo storage boxes, arranged them on the plate, & added text in PSP.
I had more boxes, but much like real life, they kept falling off the plate! LOL

I wanted to illustrate the daily struggles & the balancing acts we keep on our proverbial plates of life.

My Entry for the 101 "What's On Your Plate?" Theme.

Comments

Kathy L. Clark May 15, 2007

This is great. I have learned in my own life if you make time for God first, prayer & communion, the rest of your time will be as it should be. :0) #655762

Michelle R. Kovach May 15, 2007

Amen Kathy! That's why I made the biggest box His! :)
#4284980

Marcie A. Fowler May 15, 2007

What a wonderfully creative idea and wonderfully executed too. A different twist for the theme. #4284997

Michelle R. Kovach May 15, 2007

:) Thank you Marcie! Leave it to me to put a twist on things! ;)

Have a great day!
Michelle #4285009

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 15, 2007

Very Creative and colorful....and soooo very true!! Great work, Michelle! #4285026

Michelle R. Kovach May 15, 2007

Thank you Shelly! #4285028

Dr Silly level-classic May 15, 2007

WOW, don't the food people will be looking for. But I love it. It is so hard to balance all those things on your plate. But with Gods help, we get by. Wonderful twist on the theme. :O)
#4285042

Michelle R. Kovach May 15, 2007

Thank You Doc!
I was originally planning on taking a food shot, or reposting another one from the past, but this idea came to me & I had to give it a shot.
No one said I couldn't break the rules! LOL

Happy Theme Day!
Michelle #4285080

Kara L. Hendricks May 15, 2007

I do love how your mind works...:)

Wonderful twist..:)

Happy Theme Day!!! #4285093

Michelle R. Kovach May 15, 2007

Thanks Chica! LOL I had to do something different!
Happy Theme Day! #4285099

Lisa D. Greer May 15, 2007

WOW! Love this Michelle! Love it, love it!!!! Very inspired! :) #4285156

Les Rhoades level-classic May 15, 2007

How True! #4285164

Michelle R. Kovach May 15, 2007

Thank you very much Lisa & Les! #4285218

Pat Gamwell May 15, 2007

This is a winner! SUPERB creation, comp, creative thinking & MAGNIFICENT presentation! I haven't seen ANYTHING better showing how "full" our plates are! I'm extremely impressed! #4285273

Michelle R. Kovach May 15, 2007

Thank you so much Pat! I appreciate your comments & your vote of confidence! #4285422

John Caruso May 15, 2007

Great idea, and perfectly executed! Fab job! #4285483

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic May 15, 2007

Excellent idea and photograph Michelle!,
Amalia #4285502

Tonya R. Boles May 15, 2007

Perfect take on the theme.. #4285615

Joy Rector May 15, 2007

super #4285621

Wally Orlowsky May 15, 2007

Creative interpretation, Michelle. I wonder what's for dessert ;) #4285792

Bob Cournoyer level-classic May 15, 2007

Great inspiration you had! .. :-)

Bob #4285884

Datha Y. Thompson May 15, 2007

WOW!!! Sooo Very Creative Michelle!! And yes so very true.... :0) Excellent!!! Love it, Happy Theme Day #4286049

Michelle R. Kovach May 15, 2007

Thank you so much John, Amalia, Tonya, Joy, Wally, Bob & Datha! #4286305

Susie Peek-Swint May 15, 2007

Very creative idea and set-up Michelle ~ excellent 'take' on the theme :) #4286623

Michelle R. Kovach May 15, 2007

Thank you Susie! #4286642

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe May 15, 2007

Excellent theme photo...beautifully conceived and realized!

ccc #4286705

Michelle R. Kovach May 15, 2007

Thank you very much Candice! #4286709

Sherry S. Boles May 15, 2007

A very creative depiction of the struggle for daily balance! #4287448

Michelle R. Kovach May 15, 2007

Thank you Sherry! #4287456

Katarina Mansson May 16, 2007

Very creative Michelle! Great shot and lovely theme entry! #4287859

Michelle R. Kovach May 16, 2007

Thank you Katarina! #4288891

Marie Fields May 16, 2007

Excellent image, Michelle...so creative and well done! #4288903

Michelle R. Kovach May 16, 2007

Thank you Marie! #4288906

Susana Ms Heide May 16, 2007

How very, very creative Michelle!!! So true though! Wonderful concept and execution!! #4290638

Michelle R. Kovach May 16, 2007

Thank you very much Susana! #4290736

Les Rhoades level-classic May 18, 2007

For what it's worth...it looked good in Editor's Pick's...yes I still surf there a bit to see what's going on. #4297154

Michelle R. Kovach May 18, 2007

LOL Thanks Les! I haven't had time to surf in there even if it's just for fun & I have yet to see any of my pictures in there anyway! Thanks for the heads up! :) #4297256

Tonya R. Boles June 26, 2007

Congratulations... #4440249

Dr Silly level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations, Michelle on your finalist for this wonderful photo. :O)
#4440631

Susie Peek-Swint June 26, 2007

Many congrats again Michelle! #4440656

Michelle R. Kovach June 26, 2007

Thank you very much Tonya, Doc & Susie! #4441338

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4441479

Michelle R. Kovach June 26, 2007

Thank you Kay! #4441485

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Michelle. #4441579

Michelle R. Kovach June 26, 2007

Thank you Nikki! #4441592

Emily E. Bem June 26, 2007

Very, very cool!!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!!!! :) #4441681

Michelle R. Kovach June 26, 2007

Thanks Emily! #4441696

Katarina Mansson June 27, 2007

Congratulations on another great finalist Michelle! #4446201

Michelle R. Kovach June 27, 2007

Thank you Katarina! #4446770

Sylvia Rossler June 27, 2007

Simply but very eyecatching !! Big Big congrats Michelle :O) #4446912

Michelle R. Kovach June 27, 2007

Thank you Sylvia! #4446939

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 27, 2007

Great impact; an otherwise simple concept very well executed. Congratulations! #4448451

Michelle R. Kovach June 27, 2007

Thank you Chris! #4448485

Datha Y. Thompson June 27, 2007

WoooooHoooooo Wtg Girlie!!! Congratulations my friend!! LOVE this :0) #4451471

Michelle R. Kovach June 28, 2007

Thank you Datha! #4452574

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