Sit a Spell

© Carla Metzler

Sit a Spell

Uploaded: June 02, 2007 07:40:02


This is the porch of a little country store somewhere in Georgia. I can't find the name of the place right now, sorry.
Out of curiosity I converted to sepia and then applied Orton effect. This is the result.


Melissa G. Meiselman June 02, 2007

Terrific old fashioned look with the sepia and subject...well presented in the vertical format, Carla!! #666805

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 02, 2007

Beautiful tones and comp Carla! #4357874

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 02, 2007

Rich in details...and the effects are over the top for this! #4357922

Lynne Morris level-classic June 02, 2007

Awesome work Carla, the tones and effects are perfect for this beautiful capture, I love it! #4357982

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict June 02, 2007

Great work here Carla, love the effects used...Dominick #4358013

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 02, 2007

Very impressive and effective rendering of orton effects, Carla!! Sepia tone sets a great mood to the image. #4358086

Ray Clarke June 02, 2007

Great image, tones and effects Carla!!!(R) #4358102

Ronald F. Fischer June 02, 2007

I really like how your "experiment" turned out, Carla! #4358214

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 02, 2007

Carla - I love the shot and the effects! Great job! #4358266

Gary Lange June 02, 2007

Wonderful tones and composition, Carla!! #4358353

David Phalen June 02, 2007

Love the old timey effect along]g with the light capture. #4358386

Carla Metzler June 02, 2007

Thank you, Melissa, Claudia, Gail, Lynne, Dominick, Susan, R&A, Ron, Judy, Gary and David. #4358392

Glenn E. Urquhart June 02, 2007

Fantastic tones, lighting, contrast, excellent effects applied, enhancing a beautiful composition, Carla!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4358393

Ken Smith level-classic June 02, 2007

I'd like to take a seat, but must mow the yard shortly. Bummer. Very nice, Carla! #4358626

Stephen Zacker June 02, 2007

Great light and toning #4358761

John Connolly June 02, 2007

A very inviting scene, beautifully captured Carla! I really like your vertical presentation. #4358887

Colette M. Metcalf June 02, 2007

Wonderful lighting and effects, Carla!!! #4358986

Paul E. Earl June 02, 2007

Love what you have created here, Carla. Lovely shot. #4359057

Judy A. Lawhon June 02, 2007

WOW, the "orton" here!! #4359097

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 02, 2007

What a neat image Carla! Love your pov and the sepia gives that "old fashioned" feeling!

Great job!

jo ann c. #4359185

Carla Metzler June 02, 2007

Thank you, Glenn, Ken, Steve, John, Colette, Paul, Judy and Jo Ann. #4359207

Cassie L. Woodlee June 02, 2007

Fantastic find and capture Carla!!! #4359246

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 02, 2007

What a lovely mood and image you have captured here, Carla! Outstanding lighinig, comp, tones & effects.Patrick #4359321

Darryl Wilkinson June 02, 2007

Very nice work, Carla! Beautiful!! #4359411

Karen Engelbreth June 02, 2007

Wonderful lighting and effects, Carla! #4359851

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe June 03, 2007

Wonderful photo with an awesome presentation!

ccc #4360374

Cathy Barrows June 03, 2007

love the look of this in it the same place you shot the checkerboard...if so then this in the Old Sautee General Store #4360430

Pamela Shane June 03, 2007

Love the antique feel, & "glow" to this
image Carla - beautiful!! :) #4360466

Dan E. June 03, 2007

A very nice image #4360928

Tori A. Woods June 03, 2007

I love the comp and what you did with this Carla........makes me want to go there.........

Tori #4360953

Nina Shields level-addict June 03, 2007

Carla, the effects are so consistent with the theme, giving a presentation that maintains that vintage aspect; excellent! #4361035

Darren K. Fisher level-classic June 03, 2007

I love how the light dances through the image. Super job Carla. #4361058

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 03, 2007

Well done Carla!! Wonderful POV and I really love the effects!! <>< #4361391

Carla Metzler June 03, 2007

Thank you, Cass, Patrick, Darryl, Karen, Candice, Cathy, Pamela, Dan, Tori, Nina, Darren and Nancy.

Thanks Cathy...that's the place! #4361625

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 03, 2007

Georgia on my mind. I really like the Sepia with this capture to bring it to reality, Carla. #4361948

Mary K. Robison June 04, 2007

So THAT's what the Orton effect can do!

The entire image is lovely, Carla, from its composition to the sepia treatment that gives it that wonderful antique feeling. #4362673

Dan Holm level-classic June 04, 2007

You've captured a wonderful, peaceful slice of summer in this BEAUTIFUL image, Carla!! The light is excellent as is your effects work on this! #4362776

Carla Metzler June 04, 2007

Thank you, Emile, Mary and Dan. #4362790

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 04, 2007

Lovely capture, Carla, with terrific choice of effects. --lisa #4364157

Carla Metzler June 04, 2007

Thank you, Lisa. #4364231

Shawn Jennings level-classic June 05, 2007

This turned out excellent, Carla! #4368041

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 05, 2007

Very well done! Love the POV of the image and the tones!! Have a nice day, Carla! #4368472

Sharon King June 05, 2007

I LOVE the lighting and the tones Carla, fantastic effects! #4368937

Carla Metzler June 05, 2007

Thank you, Shawn, Shelly and Sharon. #4369210

Pat Gamwell June 06, 2007

Very effective combination of effects, Carla! Makes me just want to "sit a spell"! Wonderful image! #4370774

Carla Metzler June 06, 2007

Thank you, Pat. #4370945

Armando -. Arturo June 06, 2007

Speachless in Jersey..... I think i"ll sit a spell with Pat. Beautifully done sweetie. #4373007

Carla Metzler June 06, 2007

Thanks Armando! When are you and Pat going to come see us? :-) #4373406

Nemil B. Chabebe June 08, 2007

Great idea and POV. Magnificent results, looks like you went back in time and shoot with one of those cameras with a sheet over the head and camera (LOL) #4377462

Renee Doyle level-classic June 08, 2007

Terrific pov and I really like the effects you have applied!! Such a wonderful nostalgic feel to this very beautiful image Carla!

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett June 11, 2007

Very nice Capture, Carla ... this really brings back the olden days, doesn't it? ... love the composition and PoV as well as the lighting and B/W .... steve #4387199

Carla Metzler June 11, 2007

Thank you, Nemil, Renee and Steve. #4388154

Roger Bernabo June 12, 2007

A great look back in time; excelelnt effects for your piece! #4389190

Carla Metzler June 12, 2007

Thanks Roger. :) #4390623

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 20, 2007

Very charming capture, Carla! Your effects are wonderful. #4417300

Carla Metzler June 20, 2007

Thank you, Terry. :) #4417895

Nadya Johnson July 24, 2007

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist,Carla! #4552059

Graeme yew Chow July 24, 2007

Congratulation Carla. Great shot. #4552208

Dennis Flanagan July 24, 2007

WTG Carla. I missed this before. #4552397

Nemil B. Chabebe July 25, 2007

Congratulations! #4552620

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe July 25, 2007

I am pleased you did quite well this month, you deserve it. Peace, karen #4552728

Mary K. Robison July 25, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful finalist, Carla, and best of luck to you in the next round! #4552865

Husain Akhtar July 25, 2007

Big congratulations my friend! #4553253

Roger Bernabo July 25, 2007

Congratulations Carla; a super image that's time worn too! #4553660

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 25, 2007

That's the one with the checker...Congratulations! #4553743

Mary Timman July 25, 2007

BEautiful shot and love the effects. Congratulations! #4553966

Karen Slagle July 25, 2007

Congrats Carla. #4554322

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Carla!!!! #4554853

Shawn Jennings level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Carla! #4555173

Glenn E. Urquhart July 25, 2007

A Very Big Congratulations on your award, Carla!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4555280

Armando -. Arturo July 25, 2007

No surprise here ,sweetie. Big congrats . #4555425

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 25, 2007

A charming finalist! Congratulations, Carla! #4556127

Judyann Plante July 25, 2007

Carla, Congratulations on this outstanding finalist!

Judyann <>< #4556154

July 25, 2007

Nice result #4556714

Cathy Barrows July 25, 2007

Congrats on your finalist...awesome #4557521

Carla Metzler July 25, 2007

Thanks everyone! :)

Special thanks to the Judges! :) #4558082

Melissa A. Mannon July 25, 2007

congrats Carla! #4558429

eileen bedford July 25, 2007

Congratulations Carla, well done... #4558475

Ken Smith level-classic July 25, 2007

Excellent job, Carla! Congrats on your multiple finalists!! #4558696

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations deqr friend!! WTG!! <>< #4558766

Renee Doyle level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Carla!!!

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4559069

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 25, 2007

Congrats on your Ffnalist Carla!

Good luck on next level!

jo ann c. #4559105

Sam Britt July 25, 2007

Congratulations, Carla! #4559289

Dr Silly level-classic July 26, 2007

Wonderful finalist Carla, congrats. :O)

Karen Slagle July 26, 2007

Congrats Carla, on this fantastic finalist... #4561477

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 26, 2007

Congrats Carla -- this is absolutely beautiful -- good luck in upcoming round! #4561666

Karen Slagle July 26, 2007

Congrats again, Carla. #4561830

Vicki Hunt July 26, 2007

Congratulations, Girlfriend!!!!!! I love this! #4561864

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 26, 2007

Wonderful Carla, congrats on your 2nd place win!! #4561901

Karen Engelbreth July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Carla!! #4561954

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 26, 2007


Shawn Jennings level-classic July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Carla! WTG!!! #4561961

David Phalen July 26, 2007

BIG Congrats on a well deserved Winner! #4561996

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 26, 2007

WTG CARLA!!!!! Congrats on your beautiful winner! #4562069

Cathy Barrows July 26, 2007

Congrats on your win, Carla #4562071

Carla Metzler July 26, 2007

Thank you everyone! #4562114

Jenny Bosmans July 26, 2007

Big congratulations, Carla! :) #4562122

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 26, 2007


I just loved this and so happy for your well deserved win!

jo ann c. #4562123

Amy JACKSON level-classic July 26, 2007

Congratulations, Carla!! #4562195

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 26, 2007

Sooooo happy for your Carla!!! #4562310

Carla Metzler July 26, 2007

Thank you, Jenny, Jo Ann, Any and Gail. #4562363

Autum Rhoades July 26, 2007

Congrats on your fantastic winner, Carla! #4562489

Marie Fields level-classic July 26, 2007

Wonderful image, Carla! Congratulations! #4562834

Colleen Farrell July 26, 2007

Excellent effects on a sensational photo, Carla! Congratulations on your WIN!!! #4562890

Hendrik Storme July 26, 2007

Big Congrats Carla!!! #4562897

Dr Silly level-classic July 26, 2007

Congratulations Les on your Gold. :O)

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 26, 2007

A very BIG Congrats Carla!!!! #4563011

Dr Silly level-classic July 26, 2007

Sorry Carla I was thinking ahead.
let me try this again. Congratulations on your wonderful Gold. :O)

RC Fritz July 26, 2007

Congratulations Carla. Well deserved WIN!! #4563027

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 26, 2007

WTG...Congratulations! #4563036

Jeana Clark July 26, 2007



~Jeana~ #4563136

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congratulations, Carla, on this wonderful winner! #4563184

Bridgette B July 26, 2007

Congratulations on this awesome winner!! #4563214

Tom Andersen July 26, 2007

Simply gorgeous, Carla! Congratulations on your win! #4563289

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Big Congratulations Carla :) #4563420

Kate Jackson level-classic July 26, 2007

WTG Carla! Congratulations! #4563509

Chastity Abbott July 26, 2007

So beautiful!!!!!! HUGE congrats on your winning image!!!! #4563620

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Brava Carla! Now you'll just have to find the name of that store; as I'm sure it will be a favorite. Peace, karen #4563634

Murry Grigsby July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your terrific image and win Carla!! #4563728

Tarun Bose July 26, 2007

Huge congrats Carla, for your second place winner. #4563792

Carla Metzler July 26, 2007

Thank you, everyone! #4563814

Sam Britt July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your winner, Carla! #4563884

Carla Metzler July 26, 2007

Thank you, Sam. #4563900

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4564052

Alan L. Borror July 26, 2007

Gorgeous winner, Carla! Congratulations! #4564367

BILLY R. PARKER July 26, 2007


Mike D. Perez level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your great Winner, Carla! #4564762

Mary Timman July 26, 2007

Congratulations to a beautiful winner. #4564872

William C. Raco level-classic July 26, 2007

Very beautifully done, Carla

Bill #4564903

Kara L. Hendricks July 26, 2007

Congratulations Carla!!!! #4564905

Carla Metzler July 26, 2007

Thanks everyone! #4564960

Mary K. Robison July 26, 2007

YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY, Carla! How wonderful to see this among the winners!!!
A huge CONGRATULATIONS to you! #4564972

Renee Doyle level-classic July 26, 2007

Wonderful!!! Congratulations Carla!!

Dan Holm level-classic July 26, 2007

Woo Hoo!! Big CONGRATULATIONS, Carla! An awesome image so deserving of your win! #4565308

Colette M. Metcalf July 26, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS, to you Carla!!!!! #4565432

Kathy L. Clark July 26, 2007

Congrats Carla on your awesome winner. #4565566

Barbara Waldoch level-classic July 26, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Carla! #4565798

Nemil B. Chabebe July 26, 2007

Congratulations! again, well deserved. #4565814

Les Rhoades level-classic July 27, 2007

I wanted to stop in and personally offer my Congratulations on your BP win!

It’s a wonderful image.


Paul E. Earl July 27, 2007

A big congratulations, Carla! #4566473

Louise Kumpf July 27, 2007

A beautifully nostalgic image, Carla, and a very worthy winner! Congratulations! #4566560

Judyann Plante July 27, 2007

Carla, Congratulations on this well-deserved win!!!

Judyann <>< #4566570

Anita Hogue July 27, 2007

Congratulations on a wonderful image, Carla! #4566743

Wally Orlowsky July 27, 2007

Congratulations on this nostalgic winner, Carla! #4566998

Steve Mescha July 27, 2007

Nice going, Carla! Congratulations :-) #4567173

Glenn E. Urquhart July 27, 2007

Congratulations on your Golden Award, Carla!!! Cheers, Glenn. #4567268

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 27, 2007

Carla I am so glad to see this in the winner circle. Huge congratulations my friend on 2nd place gold. #4568047

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 27, 2007

Congratulations, Carla! #4568315

Carla Metzler July 27, 2007

Thank you so much everyone! #4568390

Nobu Nagase July 27, 2007

Congratulations on your great win, Carla ! #4569034

Cassie L. Woodlee July 27, 2007

Congratulations on your fantastic win Carla!! #4569424

Darryl Wilkinson July 27, 2007

YEAAAAA, Carla!! Congratulations on your win!! :) #4570023

Carla Metzler July 28, 2007

Thank you, Nobi, Cass and Darryl. :) #4570668

Ken Smith level-classic July 29, 2007

I'm so far behind....must have been going thru 200+ e-mails. LOL Congratulations!! #4574275

Carla Metzler July 29, 2007

LOL. Thanks, Ken. :) #4575550

Karen Bacon July 30, 2007

A big congratulations on this wonderful winner Carla! #4578647

Carla Metzler July 30, 2007

Thank you, Karen. #4579506

Donna Dunbar August 01, 2007

Hi Carla, congrats on your win!!!! Great Image. #4588573

Carla Metzler August 02, 2007

Thank you so much, Donna. :) #4591182

eileen bedford August 06, 2007

Congratualtions on your winner Carla, great job... #4608706

Carla Metzler August 07, 2007

Thank you, Eileen. #4613380

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 07, 2007

Carla, big congratulations on your Second Place Winner! #4616691

Carla Metzler August 08, 2007

Thank you, Janine. #4619447

Bill Knaps August 13, 2008

Yes I am over a year late seeing this shot, but I must comment Carla. This is a great shot. Gives one the feel of actually being there and that is what a great capture is all about. An this is a great one well deserving of a win. Congrats on your win. Bill #6307659

Carla Metzler August 13, 2008

Thank you, Bill. #6309327

Jeffrey D. Estacio level-classic November 30, 2008

This is gorgeous. One of my favorites. #6832164

Carla Metzler December 01, 2008

Thank you, Jeffrey! #6832878

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