In Golden Pond

Uploaded: October 09, 2004 07:48:59

Description

Since I can't be at Squam Lake in NH to shot the real golden pond this autumn I thought I'd be "KOI" and substitute a play on words/photo :0) Shot at the Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, cropped and simplified in Photoshop CS.

Comments

Robert Goodman October 09, 2004

Beyond words.Fantastic Murry,This why you will always be a leader in Photography.Murry if ever see a golden pond in Az,you can bet it's only a mirage!!!!!! #176974

Wally Orlowsky October 09, 2004

Awesome closeup of my favorite pet fish, Murry. #831861

William C. Raco level-classic October 09, 2004

Wow, superb color and detail.
Love the one blowing bubbles ;-)
Excellent photo, Murry

bill #831907

Darren K. Fisher October 09, 2004

Awesome colors and well composed. To me this is a fine piece of art. #831933

Sharon Day level-classic October 09, 2004

Fantastic shot, Murry!!! I love the composition and colors. Very well done :) #831950

Janet Detota October 09, 2004

Fabulous! I hope you rewarded them for posing so nicely for you. :-) Glub...Glub.... #831961

Allan L. Whitehead October 09, 2004

Magnificent 'capture' and photograph, Murry, very "koi" of you.I love the composition and the gloriously subtle coloring used here with effect, eh… Very well done, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #832005

Mellanie October 09, 2004

Terrific capture, Murry! The colors are fantastic! #832028

Michelle R. Kovach October 09, 2004

Very cool Murry! Awesome colors & detail! Love the full frame shot!
They look pretty hungry! :)
Have a great day!
Michelle #832037

Murry Grigsby October 09, 2004

Thanks Robert, Wally, Bill, Darren, Sharon, Janet, Allan, Mellanie and Michelle! Pat fed them well and spent all the quarters from my "Change" photo for fish food :0) #832131

Murry Grigsby October 09, 2004

In Golden Pond


I hope you fed them? Nice play on words this Murry! We are trying to go to the FW Botanical Gardens next week. Jeff

Jeff W. Robinson

Thanks Jeff from a different thread. Be sure to visit the Japanese Garden first--it's the best IMO! If you get there when they first open you get an early bird discount rate :0) #832134

Kathleen Clemons October 09, 2004

This is just awesome, Murry, and your title gave me a giggle. :) #832153

Murry Grigsby October 09, 2004

Thanks Kath :0) #832158

Stanley J. Contrades October 09, 2004

Fabulous colors and effects on these very colorful fish, Murry. Makes me want to get out to the Marriott pond and get them photographed as well! Superb job!
Aloha,
Stan #832189

Terry R. Hatfield October 09, 2004

Beautiful Array Of Full Frame Colors Murry! I Know What You Mean About The Squam Lake Thing:-) #832247

Murry Grigsby October 09, 2004

Thanks Stan and Terry! #832248

Charlene Bayerle October 09, 2004

Terriffic close up with great detail Murry!!!! #832318

Stephen Zacker October 09, 2004

Wonderful capture, Murry. I just got some more goldfish today. My youngest two thought it would be fun to take them out of the tank, and play with them! #832333

Murry Grigsby October 09, 2004

Thanks Char and Stephen! That's the way real lessons are learned as a kid--sorry about the fish Stephen. #832358

Donna J. Taff October 09, 2004

Great image, Murry!!!!!!! I'm a little upset about Stephen's kid's taking thier goldfish out of the water though!!!!! But kid's are prone to do most anything!!!! #832435

Murry Grigsby October 09, 2004

Thanks Donna! #832503

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe October 09, 2004

This is great, Murray. Enjoyed seeing your "catch". Good one! #832715

Patricia Marroquin October 09, 2004

They remind me of a barbershop quartet! :-) Love this, Murry! Like the simplifier filter used here too. :-) #832721

Murry Grigsby October 10, 2004

Thanks Brenda and Patricia :0) #833258

Karen Engelbreth October 10, 2004

Fantastic, Murry! #833395

Dale Gast October 10, 2004

Perfect, Murry!!! Love those KOI!!! #833537

Murry Grigsby October 10, 2004

Thanks Karen and Dale! #833544

Dale Gast November 15, 2004

Congratulations, Murry, on this wonderful image!!! #912128

Wally Orlowsky November 15, 2004

Congratulations on this marvelous finalist, Murry ... I just love those koi! #912608

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 15, 2004

Nice title, and play with words...congrats again! Woo hoo, way to go! #913167

Terry R. Hatfield November 15, 2004

Your Knocking Them Down This Month Murry,Congratulations On Your Finalist:-) #913251

Ed Heaton November 15, 2004

Way to go Murry,
Congratulations On Your Finalist ;-) #913311

Joy Brown November 15, 2004

Congratulations on this great winner, Murry! #914072

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe November 15, 2004

Congrats, Murry on this excellent image!! I love the colors of the Koi!! #914716

Stan Kwasniowski November 15, 2004

Congratulations, Murry

Stan Kwasniowski #914832

Carol Brill November 15, 2004

It's a banner month for you, Murry, and very well deserved! Congratulations and best of luck with these fishy characters! #914841

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe November 15, 2004

Looks like you were fishing for a finalist and caught a big one, Murry! Congratulations on yet another. #914950

Colleen Braun November 16, 2004

Congratulations... #915372

Cathy Gregor November 16, 2004

Congrats again, Murry!
-cathy #915613

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 16, 2004

Oh WOW!! Congratulations on your finalist, Murry!!
kathleen #915831

Murry Grigsby November 16, 2004

Thanks Everyone!! #916266

Kathleen Clemons November 16, 2004

More congrats, Murry! #916650

Allan L. Whitehead November 16, 2004

Congrats again Murry. Good luck on the journey's next step - Allan #916670

Murry Grigsby November 16, 2004

Thanks so much!! #917055

Stanley J. Contrades November 16, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS once again, Murry, and good luck to you!!
Aloha,
Stan #917742

Murry Grigsby November 16, 2004

Thanks Stan! #918000

Patricia A. Kuniega November 16, 2004

Congratulations Murry! #918012

Murry Grigsby November 16, 2004

Thanks Pat! #918042

Karen Seargeant November 16, 2004

OH MY GOD was the first words in my mind! Great shot!

Congrats! #918507

William C. Raco level-classic November 16, 2004

Congratulations, Murry!
Best of luck with this and all your work!

bill #918642

Murry Grigsby November 16, 2004

Thanks Karen and Bill! #918817

Dan Holm level-classic November 17, 2004

WooHoo!! CONGRATULATIONS, Murry, on your WIN!!! #919285

Evy Johansen level-classic November 17, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Murry ! #919318

Kasia Elser November 17, 2004

Great shot! Congrats! #919485

Kathleen N. Nelson level-deluxe November 17, 2004

This is awesome, Murry. Congratulations on your well-deserved win. #919554

Kathleen Clemons November 17, 2004

YEA, Murry!!!!! :) #919644

Susan T. Evans November 17, 2004

Congrats Murry on a terrific win! #919680

Cathy Gregor November 17, 2004

Way to go, Murry! Congrats on your win!
-cathy #919689

Wally Orlowsky November 17, 2004

Congratulations of this super winner, Murry! #919692

Patricia A. Kuniega November 17, 2004

Congratulations Murry! #919837

Alan L. Borror November 17, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Murry! #919868

Dolores Neilson November 17, 2004

Looks awfully crowded there, Murry!! Sorry I missed it when you uploaded it!! But sure am glad you're getting recognition on it!! Big congrats good friend!! I saved a pic of Polly's Pancake Parlor for you!! #919879

Michael Allen November 17, 2004

Congratulations on an imaginative shot and a well deserved win.

Very well done. ..mike ;-]
#919898

Donna J. Eaton November 17, 2004

Congratulations on your win Murry! You found some beautiful colors in that pond! #919958

Judith G. Secco November 17, 2004

Great job, Murry. Congratulations on your win!!
Judy #920078

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Thanks Dan, Evy, Kasia, Kathleen, Kath, Susan, Cathy, Wally, Pat, Alan, Dolores, Michael, Donna and Judy! It's weet of you to save a picture for Polys for me Dolores but I'd rather have a pancake :0) #920106

Charlene Bayerle November 17, 2004

Congratulations Murry....well deserved!!!! #920112

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Thanks Char! #920143

Dorothy Neumann November 17, 2004

Yeah, Murry!! Congratulations!!! #920157

Karen Bacon November 17, 2004

Congratulations Murry!! #920182

Sharon Day level-classic November 17, 2004

Fantastic shot, Murry!!!! I loved that one! Congratulations big time!!! #920236

Casey A. Hanson November 17, 2004

Congrats on your win, Murry! :0) #920279

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Thanks Dorothy, Karen, Sharon and Casey! #920291

Terry R. Hatfield November 17, 2004

Congratulations On Your Win Murry:-) #920747

Paula Showen November 17, 2004

Wonderfully composed and beautifully presented image, Murry! Congratulations! #920776

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe November 17, 2004

Congrats on your win, Murray! Love this one. #920865

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Thanks Terry and Paula! #920867

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 17, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Murry, this is awesome, I love it!!

-Debby #920922

Karen Beri November 17, 2004

Great Shot Murry!!Congratulations :) #920967

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 17, 2004

Super congratulations to you, Murry, for such a well shot photograph. Wonderful!!
kathleen #920969

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Thanks Deborah, Karen and Kathleen! #921016

Anette Linnea Rasmussen November 17, 2004

Wonderful shot Murry!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes Linnea #921032

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Thanks Linnea! #921230

Stanley J. Contrades November 17, 2004

Yippeeeeeee! CONGRATULATIONS once again, Murry, and well-deserved!
Much Aloha,
Stan #921236

Allan L. Whitehead November 17, 2004

Murry, congratulations on this wonderful win, its richly deserved, my dear friend, Allan #921267

Dale Gast November 17, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS, Murry!!! This is awesome!!!! #921371

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe November 17, 2004

Ya know Murry...I think something "fishy" is going on here...as I never saw this one come through.

Oh, actually I just realized that I was on vacation in New Hampshire at the time. Go figure! Anyway, many congratulations on this most excellent image...I love it! #921407

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Thanks Stan, Allan, Dale and Wendy!! :0) #921494

RICKY RIDDLE November 17, 2004

Congrats Murry, Great Photo. #921560

Joy Brown November 17, 2004

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Murry! #921604

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Thanks Rick and Joy! #921658

Kelly Abernathy level-classic November 17, 2004

Way to go Murry! Congrats on your well deserved win! Woo-Hoo! :) -K #921711

Nobu Nagase November 17, 2004

This is a gorgeous photo.
I've seen quite a few photos of Koi's, but this is very special and one of the best I've seen.
Many congratulations on your great win, Murry!!! #921752

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Thanks K and Nobi! #921798

Janet Detota November 17, 2004

Congratulations on this fabulous capture, Murry!! #922010

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Thank you Janet! #922087

Joannie Bertucci level-classic November 17, 2004

What a knock out image Murry and a very well deserved award! You must know Texas like the back of your hand :-) #922151

Stephen Zacker November 17, 2004

Super perspective. Congratulations Murry! #922186

William C. Raco level-classic November 17, 2004

Congratulations, Murry!!
Excellent photo and win.

bill #922293

Murry Grigsby November 17, 2004

Thanks Joannie, Stephen and Bill! #922328

Colette M. Metcalf November 17, 2004

WAY TO GO Murry!!! Congratulations!!!!!! #922402

Patricia Marroquin November 18, 2004

This photo makes me laugh! Congratulations, Murry, this is fabulous! I took some photos of koi in Hawaii, but none can compare to this! :-) #922659

Theresa McCloskey November 18, 2004

Congratulations Murry :-) #922749

Debra Booth November 18, 2004

Congratulations, Murry! Great image!! #922858

Donna W. Neal November 18, 2004

Congratulations Murry! #923130

Murry Grigsby November 18, 2004

Thanks Colette, Patricia, Theresa, Debra and Donna! #923509

Heather L. Jacks November 18, 2004

Congrats Murry! Wonderful image:) #923518

Murry Grigsby November 18, 2004

Thank you Heather! #923719

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 18, 2004

Hi Murrry. Just want to send a hearty congratulations on this fine photo's win. Loved it from the first time I saw it.
Kathleen #923950

Murry Grigsby November 18, 2004

Thanks Kathleen! #923997

Robin L. Wehrman November 18, 2004

WOW! This sure is outstanding and a super close-up Murry! Super colors and detail as well. Congratulations on your finalist and of course your 2nd place win well deserved!!!!!! #924070

Pu Chen November 18, 2004

Great capture of the kois! Love the white one with its mouth open. Congratulations, Murry! #924112

Murry Grigsby November 18, 2004

Thanks Robin and Pu! #924202

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe November 20, 2004

Way to go, Murry! Congratulations :-) #928732

Paul Conlan November 21, 2004

Congratulations Murry! I love the colors... and the facial expressions on the fish! Ha... Good work. #929064

Murry Grigsby November 21, 2004

Thanks Gary and Paul! :0) #929131

William F. Clair October 02, 2008

And I have enjoyed your gallery...MANY TIMES!!!! #6544094

Murry Grigsby October 02, 2008

Thanks William! #6544249

Max Aureli October 04, 2008

Congratulations for your Winner captur... this is an amaze shot and beautiful colors!! #6553861

Murry Grigsby October 04, 2008

Thanks Max! #6554025

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 10, 2008

I can't believe I never saw this excellent capture, Murry! It is gorgeous! Congratulations! #6582823

Murry Grigsby October 11, 2008

Thanks Terry! #6583626

Derek D. Dafoe October 17, 2008

Great shot Murry!! Congrats on the win!! #6614579

Murry Grigsby October 17, 2008

Thanks Derek! #6614953

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