Up in the air and down!

© Wendy Bristol

Up in the air and down!

Uploaded: May 25, 2007


resubmit for monthly theme of one of my all time favorite images
Title from Robert Louis Stevenson's poem "The Swing".
1/3000 f/8.0 18.0 mm
Used the copper filter in VP on this one.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -5/10, Exposure Time: 1/3000, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 200, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 18mm, Camera Model: PENTAX K100D


DeLisa Holland May 25, 2007

Great shot! I love this. #661975

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 25, 2007

Creative work Wendy!! Nice timing and tones! #4331142

Wendy Bristol May 27, 2007

Thanks DeLisa & Donna. I appreciate you taking the time to comment. #4336451

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 27, 2007

I liked this before and still do. Good luck with it, Wendy. Just saw it in Editors First Picks. #4337566

Wendy Bristol May 29, 2007

Thanks so much, Nikki. #4342812

Chastity Abbott May 29, 2007

I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE this!!!!! Hope it wins....so awesome, and pat yourself on the back for such a great capture as this!!! :) #4344344

Marta J. Baldwin May 30, 2007

This is just wonderful Wendy!!! I can see why it's one of your favorites! I really like the sepia tones and lighting. #4347377

Alexis Yobbagy May 30, 2007

Exceptionally FABULOUS!!!!!!!!!!! #4347428

Wendy Bristol May 31, 2007

Thanks Chastity, Marta & Alexis.

Alexis, congrats to you for your win in last month's monthly theme!!! #4351906

Michelle L. Frick June 15, 2007

This is amazing! Love your composition and the colors - FABULOUS!!! #4401368

Wendy Bristol June 15, 2007

Thanks, Michelle! #4401380

Kristin M. Morales June 15, 2007

I just love this silohouette...perfect! #4401644

Amanda Chapman June 18, 2007

this looks like a winner to me!! #4408973

Wendy Bristol June 18, 2007

Thank you so much Kristin & Amanda! #4409372

Emily E. Bem June 29, 2007




WINNER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4456461

Wendy Bristol June 29, 2007

Thank you Emily. Should I enter it a third time? I love this image and would love to see it have a little bling!

Does anyone have any suggestions on how I can improve it? #4456960

paul parent level-deluxe June 29, 2007

Superb composition. #4458083

Wende Trew July 01, 2007

This should have placed!! What a GREAT image Wendy!! #4461763

Lynne Morris level-classic July 11, 2007

Fantstic image Wendy, congratulations on your POTD! #4494811

Susie Peek-Swint July 11, 2007

Perfect timing Wendy ~ great shot! Congrats on your POTD! #4494865

Alison Greenwood July 11, 2007

No finalist or winner!!!
I don't believe that! It's an AWESOME shot!

Congratulations on your POTD!!! #4494891

Gisela Olsson July 11, 2007

Congratulations on your POTD. I love the composition, the copper tone and the silohouette. It deserves framing!!!

William C. Raco level-classic July 11, 2007

The exposure, the focus and the capture are excellent
Beautiful photo, Wendy
Congratulations on the POTD recognition

Bill #4494965

Joy Rector July 11, 2007

congrats on the POTD #4495049

Chris Welch July 11, 2007

Great shot! I like this alot, well done. #4495347

Megan p July 11, 2007

Oh Wendy, what an Honor!!! Congratulations on this fantastic POTD!! #4495663

Deon July 11, 2007

Wendy, just wanted to say congratulations on POTD. Awesome capture.

Deon #4496059

DeLisa Holland July 11, 2007

Nice to see this as a POTD! Congrats! #4496356

Casey A. Hanson July 11, 2007

Congrats Wendy, on a wonderful POTD! :0) #4496357

Kathleen R. Struckle July 11, 2007

Awesome image Wendy. Congrats. on POTD!! #4496424

Emily E. Bem July 11, 2007

No shock here....it's a winner! Congrats on potd!!!! :))))) #4496433

Colleen Farrell July 11, 2007

Great capture and effects (and title!). Congratulations on your POTD! #4496569

July 11, 2007

Beautiful Picture, Wendy! Nice Work! #4496759

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 11, 2007

Well, official recognition at last on this great shot. Way to hang in there with an image you knew was good. Congratulations.
Nikki #4496844

Nancy Donnell July 11, 2007

What a creative capture!! Congratulations, Wendy! #4497177

Lee Anne French July 11, 2007

This shot is so classic - I can feel the evening air, the breeze, and it totally makes me remember swinging standing up as a kid. I'd forgotten. Thank you for this fabulous photo!! #4497294

Milan Banik July 11, 2007

superb composition,congratulations #4497303

July 11, 2007

OMG,Girl you got talent .perfect timing!what camera did u use ?this is like the best pic I have seen so far>>>>> #4497453

Patricia Ronan July 11, 2007

Great image! Congrats on your POTD:) #4497626

RC Fritz July 11, 2007

Wonderful image. Congratulations! #4498311

Wende Trew July 11, 2007

Big Congrats on your POTD!!! AWESOME picture!! I am not surprised about this one!!! As I have said previously this image deserves to place!!! #4498483

Wendy Bristol July 11, 2007

Thank you so much everyone! All of your wonderful comments really brightened up my day!


Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 11, 2007

Super choice for potd, a big congrats Wendy!! #4499046

Mary Clarke July 12, 2007

Congratulations on POTD Wendy, great image #4501940

Allan L. Dy July 12, 2007

Super! Congratulations! #4502742

Steven E. Ray July 13, 2007

"Just a Swinging" country song comes to mind. Great portfolio of children photos! Nice effect on this one! #4503118

Jennifer L. Alder July 17, 2007

SUPERB!!!!!!!! Wow, I LOVE THIS,Wendy! Congrats on POTD! :) #4520127

DiAnna F. Paulk November 27, 2007

LOVE this, Wendy! Perfection! (I've used several phrases from this poem for titles, too! Isn't it a great one!)

Thanks for stopping to comment on "Happiness." #5137912

May 20, 2008

This is beautiful. #5953221

July 15, 2008

What an amazing concept ! #6181747

William C. Raco level-classic July 15, 2008

I just had to come back and add this to my favorite photos file, Wendy #6183533

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