Chihully in the Gardens, Detail

© Paula S. Masterson

Chihully in the Gardens, Detail

Patricia A. Cale October 15, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS, Paula!!! Great shot!!! #178904

Laurie M. Elmer October 16, 2004

Terrific shot Paula....Congratulations!!! #849944

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict October 18, 2004

Congrats on your win Paula! #853628

Donna L. Cuic October 18, 2004

Great image Paula, the red background just jumps off the page. Congrats on your win.
Donna #854906

Debra Booth October 18, 2004

Congratulations, Paula! I tried to get a shot of that fountain, and couldn't come up with anything! Super job!! #855153

Thomas F. Andersen October 18, 2004

Hi Paula,

Congratulations on the win! Nice image obviously. Well done! How are you going with your courses - are taking any this fall? #855158

Corry Berghout October 19, 2004

Congratulations Paula! #856087

Wendy Stevenson October 19, 2004

Congratulations Paula on your win!! #856474

Leonard Pierce October 21, 2004

Congratulations on your Second Place win Paula!!! #861816

Paula S. Masterson October 25, 2004

Hi, All!

I am speechless - truly ... How exciting this is!!

Thank you all for your kind comments. I have just returned from spending 10 days with my oldest daughter, helping her get ready for her wedding on the 16th. Then we went to the Gulf shore of Florida for a week, and only got back yesterday. I was just scrolling thru the junk when I happened on this. Well, all I can say is, life certainly is good!!! :-)

Pat, Laurie, Sharon, Thomas, and Corry - thanks to each of you for all your support and encouragement. It has meant a lot!

Paula #868621

John C. Schwentner November 04, 2004

Hi its pretty color and all, and I confess I was dying to know what it is. I just read discussion and saw somebody say its a fountain of some kind. I thought it was water in front of some drapes. What is a Chihully Please? Sorry to appear as stupid as I am, but really am curious #890931

Paula S. Masterson November 07, 2004

Hi, John!

Puh-leeze, don't feel silly asking about what this is. Dale Chihully is a sculptor who works in blown glass for his medium. I had never heard of him prior to this exhibition of his work in the Atlanta Botanical Garden. He created several pieces, which are stylized flowers, and are placed throughout the gardens, where they blend in with the natural displays. If you ever have a chance to see his work, don't miss it!

You are right that this is a detail of his glass sculptures sitting in a fountain. The little things that look like slash marks in the photo are actually water droplets blowing thru the viewfinder. I am attaching a larger view so that you can see the whole piece. I haven't done anything to this except resize, so excuse me if there are some issues!

Hope this helps!
Paula #896034

Paula S. Masterson November 07, 2004

Oops - trying again! #896045

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