Uploaded: October 01, 2004 08:06:57


I've seen so many wonderful still lifes posted here on BP. I thought I'd try one. Still waiting for that Still Life category so we have somewhere to put them though! :-) ~1/40, F-5.6, ISO 1600, 105mm, no flash, Dry Brush and Film Grain filters in PSE~


Mary-Ella Bowles level-deluxe October 01, 2004

I really like the textural effects you've given this, as well as the golden tones and muted colors. This has an old world quality to it that I find appealing. #174446

Doug Wean October 01, 2004

WOW! I agree with Mary-Ella, looks like an old Dutch Masters painting.Wonderfully Creative Image.

Doug #815931

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 01, 2004

Excellent painting effects on your lovely still-life, Janet! How did your categorize it?

-Debby #815944

Dolores Neilson October 01, 2004

A lovely artistic rendering, Janet! Nicely done indeed! #815984

Kelly Abernathy level-classic October 01, 2004

Just beautiful Janet! -K #816041

Cathy Gregor October 01, 2004

Wow Janet! Very nicely done!
-cathy #816143

Dan Holm level-classic October 01, 2004

Okay, add me to the "WOW" list!! This is truly outstanding, Janet! #816144

Susan T. Evans October 01, 2004

Awesome Janet!!! #816198

Dale Gast October 01, 2004

And the list continues... WOW!!! Great job, Janet! Dale #816243

Colleen Braun October 01, 2004

this is great... #816244

Stephen Zacker October 01, 2004

This one is outstanding. It almost looks like a painting! #816361

Mary K. Robison October 01, 2004

Beautifully done PS work and composition, Janet. Love your choice of autumnal coloring. #816430

Ellen Peach level-classic October 01, 2004

Excellent still life, Janet! #816532

Terry R. Hatfield October 01, 2004

Hi Ya Janet!!You Sure Did A Great Job On This One The Lighting And Those Wonderful Textures Have A Nice Artistic Appeal:-) #816640

Susan T. Parady October 01, 2004

I love the effects. Super image, Janet! #816873

Nobu Nagase October 01, 2004

I agree with Doug, it has the quality of great classic painting.
Great work, Janet!

Darren K. Fisher October 01, 2004

WOW I love it. Orange is my favorite color and this tone of it is awesome. I also like your still life and the effects you have used. I VOTE FOR A STILL LIFE CATAGORY AS WELL. #816995

Robert Mann level-classic October 02, 2004

Lovely all around, Janet! Colors, textures and composition. Great work! RoB #818183

Janet Detota October 02, 2004

Wow! You guys are so great! I really appreciate your stopping in and leaving such wonderful feedback! I thought it had an old world quality, too. Kind of like Tuscany with the gold/orangey tone. I'm pretty sure I put it in the digital darkroom category, Debby. And just for some trivia; the bowl was handmade by a friend of mine in NC. :-) #818195

Diane Addonizio level-classic October 04, 2004

Beautiful still, Janet!! #822189

Janet Detota October 04, 2004

Thanks, Diane! I appreciate you stopping by! #822229

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe October 05, 2004

This one is really great too how it looks like a painting...great wall art! #824609

Janet Detota October 16, 2004

A belated thank you, Wendy, for your great comment! I printed it out, matted and framed it and it's in my kitchen. Looks marvelous! :-) One can be yours for a nominal fee..... #849990

Peggy Wolff November 09, 2004

Beautiful piece of art Janet! #899489

Janet Detota November 09, 2004

Thank you, Peggy!! #899510

Patricia A. Kuniega November 15, 2004

I'm almost certain that you got Cezanne to paint these for you! ; )

Congratulations Janet, and keep on pluggin for that still life category! #913437

Ed Heaton November 15, 2004

Congratulations On Your Finalist ;-) #913516

Terry R. Hatfield November 15, 2004

Congratulations On Your Finalist Janet!! #913747

Peggy Wolff November 15, 2004

Horray for you Janet!!!! Congratulations! #913792

Diane Addonizio level-classic November 15, 2004

Congratulations !! #914127

Diane Addonizio level-classic November 15, 2004

Congratulations !! #914129

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 15, 2004

Congratulations again, Janet! #914308

Laura Berman November 15, 2004

I'm sensing a theme here, Janet. 2 pears and a pumpkin...make ? Congrats on some fine photos this month. :o) #914392

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe November 15, 2004

Lovely image Janet...congrats on this one also! :o) #914730

Carol Brill November 15, 2004

Janet, congratulations and best of luck to you! #914925

Colleen Braun November 16, 2004

Congratulations... #915405

Tammy McAllister November 16, 2004

This is a fine piece of art! Congratulations! #915781

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 16, 2004

Fabulous work!! Congratulations, Janet!
kathleen #916228

Murry Grigsby November 16, 2004

Congrats Janet!! #916988

Janet Detota November 16, 2004

Thank you everyone!! #917524

Stanley J. Contrades November 16, 2004

Wonderful work that paid off in dividends, Janet! CONGRATULATIONS once again!!
Stan #918209

Janet Detota November 16, 2004

Thank you, Stan! #918309

Sharon Day level-classic November 19, 2004

Congratulations, Janet!!! #926913

Janet Detota November 19, 2004

Muchos Gracias, Sharon!! #926920

Tommy Luca December 20, 2004

Excellent image, it really does have that old world feeling to it and could be adorned in a Gallery or hung on the wall in any house as true art,
Janet. #988544

Janet Detota December 20, 2004

Thank you so much, Tommy. I do have it printed and framed as an 8x10 and it looks pretty nice. :-) #988580

Lewis P. Church February 28, 2005

Pears are a captivating subject and photograph well, the addition of the PS work transfroms your image into a different kind of art and it's striking! #1138867

Janet Detota March 01, 2005

Thank you, Paul!! #1140476

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