Uploaded: July 25, 2007


F5, 1/800, ISO 100, 100mm, taken at Carribean Beach Resort, Orlando, FL where my friend and family stayed on vacation. This is a hammock I had to try out!


Angela Azzinnaro July 25, 2007

Wonderfully shot Carol! Great POV, comp, colors... awesome job!!! #698602

Ray Clarke July 25, 2007

Fantastic pov and details Carol (a) #4552610

Paul E. Earl July 25, 2007

Fantastic lines, details and capture, Carol! #4552662

Jennifer L. Alder July 25, 2007

Brilliant lines,Carol!!!! This is just excellent! :) #4552864

Carol Sawyer July 25, 2007

Wonderful POV and details, Carol! #4552967

Colleen Braun July 25, 2007

good eye... #4553454

Sherry Sturgis July 25, 2007

Sensational capture of the hammock rope, Carol!!!! Love the perspective!

Happy Happy Happy Birthday to YOU! Hoping you have a beautiful day, with lotsa surprises! #4554784

Nancy (Peaches) Harker July 25, 2007

Great POV, detail and color Carol. I agree, great eye.
Hoping your having a most wonderful Birthday! HUGS #4556843

Carol Teal July 25, 2007

Angela, Audrey, Paul, Jennifer, Carol, Colleen, Sherry and Peaches thank you so much for your encouraging comments! And Sherry and Peaches, thank you so much for the b'day wishes! I went shooting today, and then Ben and Justin gave me flowers, cards and a little cat cake, so I was surprised!! #4557209

David Phalen July 25, 2007

Excellent POV and details! #4558441

frank w. degenhardt July 25, 2007

Happy Birthday Carol. Wish you the best.
pov is outstanding in this photo. I also love the depth of this. the bright blue sky with the white clouds, then the pole that holds the hammock up, then the ropes of the hammock. I also love the way the pole is somewhat blurred as to draw our attention to the detail work of the hammock itself.
Another great way of lookiing at things though the eye of your lens in a different way. #4559424

Carol Teal July 25, 2007

David and Frank, thank you so much for your encouraging words! This was the first time I had ever tried a hammock, and I was surprised that I didn't fall out! I had my friend hold my camera while I got on because I was afraid it might dump me right in the sand! :)

Frank, thanks for the birthday wishes too! I really appreciate your kindness and thoughtfullness! #4559582

Evy Johansen level-classic July 26, 2007

I really like this image, Carol!! Beautiful composition!
HB - I didn't know... :( #4559750

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 26, 2007

Great design impact here, Carol. #4563636

Carol Teal July 26, 2007

Evy and Nikki, thank you so much for your kind comments! And Evy, thank you so much for the b'day wish! I was kind of hoping to forget this one anyway! LOL A few people knew because I mentioned in Cocktails and Chocolate that maybe the finalists would come out on my birthday. They ended up coming out the evening before. :) #4565615

Dianna Hauf July 27, 2007

Wow, Carol, incredible POV and color here! Great job catching this!! Hope your bd was grand and I am so happy for your winner! #4569629

Colleen Farrell August 27, 2007

WOW!!! FANTASTIC POV and composition, Carol! Don't know how I missed this one earlier but I get to be the first to say CONGRATULATIONS on your finalist! #4705202

Carol Teal August 27, 2007

Dianna, I am so sorry I missed your kind comments, congrats, and b'day wish!! Thank you so much!

Colleen, thank you so much! I also have to thank my friend Sherry from TN that was visiting with her family in Orlando (where this was taken). She suggested this photo! #4705335

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 27, 2007

Nice design elements, congratulations on your finalist!! #4705483

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe August 27, 2007

Congratulations on all your July Finalists, Carol! Great job! #4705901

eileen bedford August 27, 2007

Congratulations on your finalists Carol, great job... #4706853

Nancy (Peaches) Harker August 27, 2007

WHOOOOO HOOOOOO, WTG GIRL, BIG CONGRAT'S on this swinger hehehehee, I think I need a nap now, can I lay down and take a nap? I am worn out after going to the music fest and all yesterday! Good luck in the next round g/f!!! #4707030

Tammy Espino August 27, 2007

Congratulations on all your finalists and photo of the day etc. :) Great job!! #4707052

Jennifer L. Alder August 27, 2007

:)))))))))))) #4707253

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 27, 2007

Super cool finalist, Carol. Congratulations and good luck in the next round. #4707288

Dr Silly level-classic August 27, 2007

Congratulation Carol on your finalist. :O)

Elizabeth A. Marker level-deluxe August 27, 2007

Finalist Again!! You are so Awesome! #4708296

Pat Gamwell August 27, 2007

ANOTHER big congrats...fabulous shot! #4708800

Evy Johansen level-classic August 27, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Carol! #4708876

Cindy Bendush level-classic August 27, 2007

A terrific shot Carol - congrats on your FINALIST! #4709335

Carol Teal August 27, 2007

Donna, Mike, Eileen, Peaches, Tammy, Jennifer, Nikki, Dr. S, Elizabeth, Pat, Evy and Cindy, thank you all so much!! Bear with me as I try to get around to viewing all the finalists; I am having PC problems AGAIN! #4709505

Su Sana E. P level-classic August 28, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Carol!! #4710855

Lorri Shane August 28, 2007

An amazing, unique capture. Congratulations!! #4711089

Bob D. Hall level-classic August 28, 2007

Congrats on your Finalist, Carol!!
Good luck!!! #4712569

Esther Smith August 28, 2007

Another wonderful Finalist, Carol!! #4714732

Dianna Hauf August 28, 2007

Absolutely terrific to see this one again!! Congratulations!!! #4714989

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 28, 2007

Congratulations again, Carol! #4715372

Renee Doyle level-classic August 29, 2007

Fantatic finalist Carol - congratulations!!

Cheryl E. Molennor August 29, 2007

Great eye! Congratulations #4720498

Kate Jackson August 30, 2007

WOW fantastic image Carol - congratulations! #4725141

Carol Teal September 04, 2007

SuSana, Lorri, Bob, Esther, Dianna, Barbara, Renee, Cheryl, and Kate, thank you all so much! I am still playing catch up after my PC was out of commission for over a week. #4748089

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 05, 2008

Wonderful, Carol!
Gorgeous lighting, color, and texture!
Congrats on this lovely finalist!
--Lisa #5450614

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