Testing The Water

© Colette M. Metcalf

Testing The Water

Uploaded: October 23, 2007 02:45:34


Mary K. Robison October 23, 2007

Such an elegant image, Colette! The rich red is marvelous, and the flood effect is perfect for this! #768643

Bonnie C. Lackey October 23, 2007

Wonderful composition, rich colors and a great title, Colette! #4965084

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 23, 2007

It's a beauty! Love it! #4965093

Colette M. Metcalf October 23, 2007

Deb Koskovich

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member since: 6/9/2007 WOW! Colette, this is amazing! The color and comp are spot on, and the reflection makes this one incredible shot. Outstanding work!

Colette M. Metcalf October 23, 2007

Aimee McMaster

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member since: 11/20/2005 ...this is just great Collette....perfect use of effect and wonderful title.,...Aimee
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Colleen Braun October 23, 2007

beautiful... #4965106

Colette M. Metcalf October 23, 2007

Dominick M. Dimacale

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member since: 11/16/2006 Lovely floral image and use of effects here Colette...Dominick


Jennifer L. Alder October 23, 2007

Terrific image, Colette!!
Love the details on the flowers- great light and effect as well
:) #4965204

Chua Wee Boo October 23, 2007

FANTASTIC!!! #4965209

Margaret R. Barry October 23, 2007

Beautiful floral image, Colette. Wonderful comp., color, detail and use of effects! #4965275

Glenn E. Urquhart October 23, 2007

Outsanding work here, resulting in a Very Creative, Colorful, Artistic and Beautiful Composition, Collette!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4965295

Paul E. Earl October 23, 2007

Terrific image and effects!! #4965333

Alan L. Borror October 23, 2007

WOW, Colette! Very beautiful and effective use of the flood filter. #4965369

Ujjwal Mukherjee October 23, 2007

Outstanding image,Colette! #4965371

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe October 23, 2007

Indeed , what a great flood. Excellent judgement with this effect. Peace, karen #4965406

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 23, 2007

Very well done Colette!! Jeff #4965418

Jenny Bosmans October 23, 2007

Fantastic colors, composition and work, Colette! Super! :) #4965493

Melissa G. Meiselman October 23, 2007

Dazzling colors and fantastic use of the flood filter, Colette!! #4965504

Wally Orlowsky October 23, 2007

Terrific composition and stunning color, Colette. #4965584

Robert R. Goodman October 23, 2007

Very beautiful,Colette.Great use of a flood filter!!!!!! #4965610

Pat Gamwell October 23, 2007

Glorious shot, Colette! Stunning reds! #4965836

Cyn Valentine October 23, 2007

Love it COlette..stunning comp with great effects!! #4965855

Colette M. Metcalf October 23, 2007

Thank you all very much!! #4965885

Jessica Jenney October 23, 2007

Gorgeous color, lighting and effects, Colette! #4965909

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 23, 2007

superb.... wow Colette, spectacular! #4965959

Tammy Espino October 23, 2007

Beautiful :) #4965965

Kathy Reeves October 23, 2007

Gorgeous capture and effects Collette!! #4966008

Carla Metzler October 23, 2007

Beautiful, Colette! #4966013

Ray Clarke October 23, 2007

Wonderful Colette!!!(R) #4966107

October 23, 2007

LOVE IT! The title, comp and colors, so creative Collette! #4966122

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 23, 2007

Very impressive composition here, Colette!! I love this. #4966193

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe October 23, 2007

Really great, Colette!

      LarryL Happenstance Photography


Murry Grigsby October 23, 2007

Very creative idea and use of the flood filter Colette! Great colors too!! #4966326

Bill Houghton October 23, 2007

This is beautiful Colette. Good job. Bill #4966356

October 23, 2007

Beautiful image with excellent use of the flood filter!!! #4966600

Angie Sidles level-classic October 23, 2007

Beautiful image Colette! Love the vibrant colors and the flood effect works very well! Nice work! #4966630

Judy A. Lawhon October 23, 2007

Excellent color and PS work, Colette....love it!! #4966640

Bill Wyatt October 23, 2007

WOW this is gorgeous! Beautiful colors and super effects!! #4966652

Eugenio Diaz October 23, 2007

This one is a beautiful image with such a nice colors and composition. Good use of filters. Well done.
Eugenio #4966887

Tom Andersen October 23, 2007

Very pretty, Colette! The colors are gorgeous! #4966973

Marta J. Baldwin October 23, 2007

Beautiful bright color and excellent use of flood in this wonderful image Colette! #4967479

Tamara K. Walker level-classic October 23, 2007

Wonderful title, beautiful color and work. #4967620

Hendrik Storme October 23, 2007

Stunning colors,gorgeous image! #4967686

Remi Trepanier October 23, 2007

What a wonderful image here, excellent colors Colette.

Remi #4967689

Lynne Morris October 23, 2007

Hey we are both on floral flood today Colette lol, this is stunning, the colours and details are just beautiful! #4967716

Karen Engelbreth October 23, 2007

Wonderful image and effect, Colette! #4967813

Shannon D. Miller October 23, 2007

WOW!! WINNER!!! Love this Colette what a beautiful image! The colors are just magnificent and the effect is amazing! Shannon~ #4967850

Tarun Bose October 23, 2007

Wow! Awsome colour and great effect. Well done Colette. #4967858

Phillip R. Connolly October 23, 2007

Very nicely presented Colette, with great colour and effects. Well done.

Phil #4967915

David L. Luchowski October 23, 2007

Great image and effect,Colette. Beautiful. #4967963

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 23, 2007

Beautiful color and great use of flood filter. Well done!
--Lisa #4967985

Marijana Fajgl October 23, 2007

Outstanding image, Colette! #4967999

Esther Smith October 23, 2007

So beautiful Colette! Wonderful use of the filter! #4968057

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 23, 2007

Beautiful colors and contrast Colette, nice use of the flood! #4968396

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 23, 2007

Beautiful, Colette!!!!!! Lovely colors and effects!!!!! ♫ k #4968422

Peggy J. Maguire October 23, 2007

Stunning color, Colette.Amazing Image... #4968439

Carol Sawyer October 23, 2007

Beautiful image, colors and flood effects, Colette! #4968506

Erin Appelbaum October 23, 2007

Gorgeous image, Colette. It's dripping with color. Awesome composition clarity and lighting. Peter #4968511

Dan Holm October 23, 2007

The color and detail are superb, Colette but it's the lazy elegance in this image that really makes it stand out for me! #4968557

Anna Diederich October 23, 2007

Coloette this is just stunning! #4968561

anonymous October 23, 2007

Fabulous image Colette! Love the color and flood filter! Excellent! B- #4968591

Ken Jarvis October 23, 2007

Nicely done, Colette! #4968639

Colette M. Metcalf October 23, 2007

Thank you all very much!! #4968684

Patrick Rouzes October 23, 2007

A captivating image here with incredibly beautiful effects!!! Fantastic work here, Colette!!! #4968761

October 23, 2007

Love the flood tool, but its not often one can get a good subject that lends itself to use it with.. This is just superb and it truely has enhanced the beauty of these flowers.. lovely macro and great composition work Collette.. #4968938

Cassie L. Woodlee October 23, 2007

Gorgeous Colette, beautifully done!!!!! #4968967

Colette M. Metcalf October 23, 2007

Thank you all so much!! #4969002

David Phalen October 23, 2007

Spectacular use of color and the flood filter! #4969040

Charlene Taylor October 23, 2007

Hi Colette,
This is super beautiful! Great colors. #4969190

Colette M. Metcalf October 23, 2007

Thank you David and Charlene!! #4969201

Michelle L. Frick October 23, 2007

Beautiful image and effects Colette!! #4969209

Stan Kwasniowski October 23, 2007

Colette, nothing left for me to say all has been said above #4969225

Joan Powell October 23, 2007

Excellent work of art ! #4969245

Ronald F. Fischer October 23, 2007

Awesome capture and great PS work! #4969299

Steve M. Harrington October 23, 2007

Interesting image, Colette. Nice use of the flood filter.
Steve #4969315

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 23, 2007

Gorgeous macro and effects, Colette! #4969328

Mary N C. Taitt October 23, 2007

Great brilliant saturated colors, details, and effects, Colette! #4969344

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 23, 2007

What a beauty Colette!!!!!!!!! Bet we see this again!!!!!! #4969633

Lorraine A. Cook October 23, 2007

WOW! Vivid coloring and superb effects, Colette!<:)) #4969707

Dr. Harmeet Singh October 23, 2007

Great image here....Congrats #4969717

Roxanne M. Bubar October 23, 2007

WOW this is just stunning. #4969763

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic October 24, 2007

Beautiful capture and work, Colette. Absolutely terrific. #4970245

Colette M. Metcalf October 24, 2007

Thank you all so much!! #4970555

Debra K. Johnson October 24, 2007

WOW this is FANTASTIC! #4970948

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 24, 2007

Very beautiful and nice effects Colette. #4971533

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 24, 2007

OUTSTANDING capture dear friend, this is GORGEOUS!! <>< #4971811

Colette M. Metcalf October 24, 2007

Thanks so much Debra, Emile, and Nancy!! #4971819

Evy Johansen level-classic October 24, 2007

So very beautiful, Colette!! #4971918

Imar De Waard October 24, 2007

a wonderful beauty!
Imar #4972022

Debra R. Harder October 24, 2007

A BEAUTIFUL capture, Colette! Your comp, colors and effects are brilliant! Deb #4972411

Stephen Zacker October 24, 2007

Stunning. Like the Red and the reflection you created #4972440

Sandra R. Alvey October 24, 2007

Perfect use of flood Colette! The vivid reds really reflect off that filter marvelously!!


Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 24, 2007

Fantastic effects and beautiful colors, Colette! #4972822

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 24, 2007

Beautiful colors and effects Colette!,
Amalia #4972960

John Connolly October 24, 2007

WOW! A fabulous title for this wonderful presentation, Colette! A brilliant use of color and the flood filter! #4973207

Colette M. Metcalf October 24, 2007

Thank you all very much!! #4973964

Souha Dooly October 24, 2007

beautiful done,Colette!!! #4975354

Hector Contreras October 24, 2007

Clever idea, beautiful colors as well the title Colette
Heco #4975487

Colette M. Metcalf October 25, 2007

Thanks so much Souha and Heco!! #4976763

Inge Linden October 25, 2007

I really like this! So beautiful! Great job!Colette #4980002

Kathy L. Clark October 25, 2007

Beautiful color and effects Colette. #4981094

Jenny D October 25, 2007

Beautiful image!!!! #4981835

eileen bedford October 25, 2007


Colette M. Metcalf October 25, 2007

Thanks so much Inge, Kathy, Jen and Eileen!!! #4983405

Alex T. Mizuno October 25, 2007

Fantastic effect of Flood filter! One of the most effective use of this filter I've seen! Congratulations on your EFP and good luck for the next round! #4983443

Terry Cervi level-classic October 26, 2007

Bold, vibrant color and pretty DA work, Colette! #4984729

Sherry Sturgis October 28, 2007

I love, love, love this, Colette!!! the flood is one of my favorite plugins!
You did a magnificant job on this!!! Stunning colors! #4995699

Colette M. Metcalf November 10, 2007

Thanks so much Alex, Terry, and Sherry!! #5054780

Cheryl Meisel November 12, 2007

Beautiful beautiful art image!
Cherylm #5065794

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 13, 2007

Absolutely gorgeous! One of the prettiest flood effects I've seen Colette!

jo ann c. #5069248

John Connolly November 15, 2007

A remarkable presentation, Colette! Love your flaming pear work! #5078671

Renee Doyle November 26, 2007

Congratulations Colette on this wonderful finalist! #5127722

Colleen Farrell November 26, 2007

Awesome!! Congrats on this terrific finalist, Colette! #5127833

Alex T. Mizuno November 26, 2007

Another fantastic finalist! Congratulations Colette!! #5128575

Anita Hogue November 26, 2007

Congrats on an awesome finlalist, Colette! #5128614

Tammy Scott November 26, 2007

Congratulations on a excellent finalist! #5128673

Cassie L. Woodlee November 26, 2007

Congratulations Colette!!!!!! #5128680

Alex T. Mizuno November 26, 2007

Congratulations Colette!! This is a great month for you!!! #5128781

anonymous November 26, 2007

Congratulations Colette on your fantastic finalist! B- #5128873

Erin Appelbaum November 26, 2007

Congrats Colette. Peter #5128904

Robert R. Goodman November 26, 2007

A big congratulations,Colette!!!!! #5129403

Nancy (Peaches) Harker November 26, 2007

BIG Congrats on your finalist and best of luck in the next round! #5129418

David Phalen November 26, 2007

Congratulations!! #5129554

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. #5129650

Nadya Johnson November 26, 2007

A stunner! Congratulations, Colette! #5129710

Tammy Espino November 26, 2007

congrats~ #5130391

Angie Sidles level-classic November 26, 2007

Way to Go Colette! Beautiful work! #5130654

Tamara K. Walker level-classic November 26, 2007


Pat Gamwell November 26, 2007

Fabulous finalist, Colette! WTG! #5131205

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations, Colette, on this terrific finalist! #5131447

Kathy L. Clark November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Colette. #5131603

Evy Johansen level-classic November 26, 2007

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Colette!! #5131651

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 26, 2007

Congrats, Colette!
--lisa #5131695

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 26, 2007

Congratulations, Colette, an excellent finalist!
-Debby #5131897

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe November 26, 2007

This is Beauty, Colette! Congratulations! #5132362

Laurence Saliba level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Colette!!! #5132679

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 26, 2007

huge CONGRATS Colette!!! #5132682

Cesar J. La Rosa November 26, 2007

A WONDERFUL Finalist, Colette!!!
Cesar #5132760

Ross Throndson November 27, 2007

Fabulous Finalist, Colette.....Congratulations!! #5132959

Barbara Waldoch level-classic November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Colette! #5133065

Jessica Jenney November 27, 2007

Congratulations, Colette on your beautiful finalist! #5133146

Alan L. Borror November 27, 2007

Congratulations, Colette! #5133265

Margaret R. Barry November 27, 2007

Congratulations, Colette! #5133279

Laurie Daily level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Colette! #5133868

Erin Tyler November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist! #5134589

Sam Britt November 27, 2007

Congratulations, Colette! #5134616

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 27, 2007

Just beautiful....Congratulations! #5135812

Karen Engelbreth November 27, 2007

Congratulations Colette!


Michael Umbreit November 27, 2007

Colette - Congratulations on your finalist! - Mike #5137705

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic November 27, 2007

This is SUCH beautiful work, Colette. Congratulations! #5138125

Ken Smith level-classic November 27, 2007

Hopefully the water wasn't too cold. :-) Congrats, Colette!! #5138578

Cheryl E. Molennor November 28, 2007

Great job! Congratulations! #5142093

Carol Teal November 30, 2007

Really gorgeous Colette! The red is so bold and vibrant and great use of the flood filter. Congrats on a very well-deserved finalist! #5154115

Mary K. Robison December 19, 2007

Love the result of your PS work on this outstanding (and seasonally colorful) finalist, Colette!
CONGRATULATIONS, and best of luck to you in the next round! #5230676

Karen Slagle December 20, 2007

Beautiful image and effects. Big congrats on this wonderful finalist, Colette... #5234270

Angela Azzinnaro December 20, 2007

BEAUTIFUL finalist Colette!!!!! CONGRATS!!!!!!!! #5236085

Manuel Barrera December 21, 2007

Wonderful title, fantastic image #5238071

Debra R. Harder December 21, 2007

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS, Colette, on this GORGEOUS finalist! Deb #5240875

RC Fritz December 25, 2007

Nice work, Colette! Congratulations! Merry Christmas to you and yours! My Xmas card:

Colette M. Metcalf January 20, 2008

Thank you all so much!! #5369250

Nancy L. Barrett January 24, 2008

I know I'm a Johnny-Come-Lately, but I've been enjoying your gallery and had to comment on this...it's so beautiful, Colette! Congrats on your finalist win! #5386489

DENNIS E. GRANZOW March 12, 2008

Colette....can you share with me how you got this affect. What editing tool did you use? #5631887

Colette M. Metcalf March 12, 2008

Thank you Dennis!! I used the flood filter from Flaming Pear. #5632060

DENNIS E. GRANZOW March 12, 2008

Thank you Colette. Where would I get this Flaming Pear? #5632611

March 12, 2008

So many beautiful images in your gallery - I particularly like this one! #5633480

Colette M. Metcalf March 12, 2008

Thank you Lydia! Here's a link Dennis. It is a free download. http://www.flamingpear.com/download.html #5633756

Rosemary Sampson level-classic March 16, 2008

Collette, Your gallery is extraordinary. You are an inspiration. #5648629

Colette M. Metcalf March 16, 2008

Thanks so much Rosemary!! #5649433

Judi Bailey September 27, 2008

What a great title....and I love the unique angle and crop......very special image !! #6519452

Joseph R. Ombrello November 03, 2008

Beautiful image. Great color and perspective. Very nice. #6703678

Rod Partington June 11, 2014

Beautiful image Colette! Great effect. #11063724

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