Whazzit ? for Ma!

© Patrick Rouzes

Whazzit ? for Ma!

Uploaded: April 08, 2008 19:30:37


Taken with my old 3.2 megapixel Canon Powershot A 410 before I knew what comp meant( obviously)haha.
i did submit before so if you know pls do not reveal until new people have a chance to guess-pls,ok?
Except for sharpening -straight from camera. Have a nice night everyone.
Sharpened with Picasa

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/6 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 5.40 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot A410


Linda Proctor April 08, 2008

Hmm did not see this before was hoping chocolates lol very cool tho Patrick will check back !! #896699

Robert R. Goodman April 08, 2008

Hi Patrick,That looks like some sort of gold to me.That is a wonderful capture,my friend!!!!! #5764328

Ellen Hodges April 08, 2008

I'm with Linda on chocolate! #5764379

Amber J. Skene April 08, 2008

Not sure, but I sure do love the gold color. I don't think it's chocolate, but maybe gold keys? #5764467

Bill Knaps April 08, 2008

Beautiful shot of those Keys Patrick.
Bill LOL #5764475

Dr. Harmeet Singh April 08, 2008

Beautiful... #5764495

Eugenio Diaz April 08, 2008

I am with Linda and Ellen...Chocolate!!! #5764508

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 08, 2008

yes yes yes it's chocolate... right???? #5764591

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic April 08, 2008

Hey Patrick!! What a cool image!! Looks like keys, and what if it was gold bars!!!! But I do love chocolate tooo!! Great capture. Wonderful color and light!! Laura #5764613

Tiia Vissak April 09, 2008

interesting! #5764788

April 09, 2008

Very nice gold looking. #5764963

Michelle Alton April 09, 2008

I'm thinking they are the shining keys to your heart! They sure to glisten...whether or not they are 24 karet!
Michelle #5765005

Brett Dolsen April 09, 2008

Taken inside Fort Knox I would say Patrick!!
Brett #5765080

Carol Sawyer April 09, 2008

Is it gold slabs? cool image, Patrick!! #5765113

Colette M. Metcalf April 09, 2008

Very cool image!!! #5765439

Tammy Espino April 09, 2008

Shiny gold keys! :) #5766077

James N. Carpenter April 09, 2008

I agree with Tammy, Patrick. Shiny gold keys. Very cool capture. Nice work. James #5766114

Nina Shields level-addict April 09, 2008

Patrick, wonderful exposure work and use of lighting regardless of the actual subject; very intriguing and creative! Well done! #5766241

Shannon D. Miller April 09, 2008

BEAUTIFUL! The color is MAGNIFICENT Patrick, what a capture! It looks like keys to me from the shape, this is great! Shannon~ #5766297

Beverly A. Wright April 09, 2008

I have no idea on my own, just gold and
shiny!! It does looksome what like keys so I'll agree with Shannon!!!! Hope
your're much better today!!! #5766336

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic April 09, 2008

Hi Patrick.
I think there shiny gold bells, x-mast time.


Did you get my email? #5766487

Erika Haight April 09, 2008

This is just YUMMY Patrick!! erika #5766679

Emiel Van Hemelrijck April 09, 2008

Wonderful capture color and light Patrck #5766732

Rajeev Kashyap April 09, 2008

Wonderful Capture Patrick! #5766891

Daniella Puente April 09, 2008

Very cool detail and composition Patrick :) #5767136

Alexis Yobbagy April 09, 2008

FABULOUS and FUN too!!! I think they're keys but chocolate tastes better!!! Another stellar work my great friend!!! #5767200

Margaret R. Barry April 09, 2008

Wonderful capture, Patrick. I think they look like keys too! #5767208

Lynne Morris level-classic April 09, 2008

Beautiful capture Patrick, my first thought are mint chocolates? #5767301

Jennifer L. Alder April 09, 2008

Great perspective and light! Look like keys to me... :) #5767502

Eivor Kuchta April 09, 2008

Looks like gold metal (though we had hoped for chocolate). Maybe a part of a music instrument? #5767569

Joseph N. DiGilio April 09, 2008

This is fun. I like guessing games. I think they are brass keys. If they were fine Dutch chocolate they would have been eaten before you had a chance to photograph them. #5767667

Wanda Judd level-addict April 09, 2008

It really does look like fine chocolates..but knowing how clever you are, it's probably your flatware or your golden dinner plates...

I, too hope you are feeling better.. #5767793

Patricia Ronan April 09, 2008

Lovely light and gold colour Patrick, not at all sure what it is:) #5767810

Martie Last April 09, 2008

I'm guessing a stack of keys. It was fun to guess. #5767813

Judy A. Lawhon April 09, 2008

Looks like keys to me also...but regardless, its very well done, Patrick!! #5767920

Ken Smith level-classic April 09, 2008

It's too bad they weren't one ounce gold coins...then you'd have an even better camera! Love the colors!! #5768055

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic April 09, 2008

I love these whazzit games... Let's see, How about a stack of golden pancakes???...LOL! This is a nice image though with beautiful lighting. #5768142

Janet Daniel April 09, 2008

Goldilocks? LOL This is just terrific, Patrick! #5768284

Nancy (Peaches) Harker April 09, 2008

Well, from the thumbnail I thoght it was french toast and syrup LMAO
Then I enlarged it and saw writing, so I am guessing keys.
Fantastic tones and lighting Patrick!!! #5768490

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 09, 2008

My guess is keys. Love the pretty shiny gold!! Too bad it isn't the real thing!! #5768716

frank w. degenhardt April 09, 2008

Patrick- Hello there and a good day to you my friend. I got to agree with the majority on this, that its keys. I can see some lettering ( at least I think its lettering) on the bottom key,but can't make it out.
Bright, gold keys. Lighting, clarity, colors, details, textures all done sensationally.
Have yourself a most wonderful day, take care, be safe. #5768808

Bill Wyatt April 10, 2008

Terrific light and colors wonderful close up work!! #5769392

Susan Weisensel April 10, 2008

I'm with everyone also, KEYS,. Super image Patrick. #5770514

Karen Engelbreth April 10, 2008

Wonderful golden Capture, Patrick!


Mike Clime April 10, 2008

Nice capture, Patrick! Unless you are very wealthy, this must be chocolate. #5771840

Sam Britt April 10, 2008

At first glance I thought it was exquisite chocolate wrapped in gold foil, but looking closer I think it's a stack or gold keys. It's a great photo, whatever it is! #5772264

Patrick Rouzes April 10, 2008

They are Keys, everyone!!! Thank you all for playing along!!! Thanks also for the compliments!!! #5772416

Steve J. Schoolcraft April 10, 2008

Nice one Patrick and no, I couldn't guess right without a hint. #5772466

Sue Marshall April 10, 2008

Yes, keys that is what I was going to say Patrick!!! LOL J/K I am horrible at guessing games!!
Love the gold tones and lighting!! :-) #5772478

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 11, 2008

BUT BUT BUT!!!!!!! I didn't get to play!!!! It's all the doctors fault because he wouldn't let me play on my puter and because of that I missed ALL the fun you had with this awesome image of the KEYS!!!!! That was my very FIRST thought too!!!!! Thanks a HUGE BUNCH for the thought and giving it to me!!!!! Are they the keys to your safety deposit box at Fort Knox KY? And they are now mine????? hehehehe Ma #5775643

David Pratt April 11, 2008

Well done Patrick. You must have robbed a bank to get all this gold. Glad to see your feeling better. #5776746

Jim Baines April 11, 2008

Exceptionally well done, Patrick! Nice guessing game too! I got in a little late so was able to cheat! #5776865

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 12, 2008

Keys?? It also looks like wrapped chocolate!

Ohhh, I just read your comment above, it IS keys!

Now that's kool my friend, love it!

jo ann c #5778255

Sandra R. Alvey April 13, 2008

Well my first thought was "GOLD INGOTS"!!! WOOHOO! My big bro is loaded! Then I realized that they were keys. LOL! Oh well, there goes my alternate retirment plan. :D

Gorgeous work Patrick! #5782745

Gary Lange April 17, 2008

Patrick, I think they're stacked keyes. It certainly reminds me of some great French Toast with syrup, what with the effects and lighting. Outstanding!! #5800393

Laura E. Swan level-classic April 26, 2008

I'm with Kitty. I wanted to play!!! Pfffttt! ;) Lol to Sandi as well. TOO FUNNY!

When we were growing up our Mom always made us laugh. No matter what sized gift we'd give her (ring sized box or jumbo) she'd always guess, "A PAIR OF SLIPPERS?".

So even thought I think they are the KEYS to the GOLDEN CITY, I will say SLIPPERS! Ha! -Laura #5846370

Amber Kennedy April 27, 2008

wonderful image...keys?very cool. #5849878

Melissa G. Meiselman May 19, 2008

Patrick, congratulations on this great finalist!! #5942827

Susie Peek-Swint May 19, 2008

Many congrats Patrick! #5942975

anonymous May 19, 2008

Congratulations Patrick on your fabulous finalist! B- #5943064

Erin Appelbaum May 19, 2008

Congrats again Patrick. Peter #5943124

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 19, 2008

another beauty.. congrats!!! #5943459

Jeana Clark May 19, 2008


~J~ #5943929

Tiia Vissak May 19, 2008

Congratulations! #5944520

Tammy Espino May 19, 2008

Way to go Macro King! :) #5944547

Mike Clime May 19, 2008

Congrats again, Patrick! #5944582

Susan M. Hembree May 19, 2008

Congratulations, Patrick, on this awesome close-up finalist! Hopefully you'll see gold to match the gold! :) #5944660

Shannon D. Miller May 19, 2008

Another BIG CONGRTAS on this FANTASTIC photo Patrick! Shannon~ #5944877

Margaret R. Barry May 19, 2008

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Patrick! #5945424

Jennifer L. Alder May 19, 2008

Congrats, Patrick, on another wonderful finalist image! :) #5945848

Patricia Ronan May 19, 2008

Congrats Patrick on your finalist with this great image:) #5946023

Debra R. Harder May 19, 2008

BIG CONGRATS, Patrick, on this OUTSTANDING FINALIST!!! Deb #5946438

Janet Daniel May 19, 2008

Another congratulations, Patrick! WTG, my friend!!! :-) #5947036

Joerg Schlagheck May 19, 2008

Congratulations, Patrick! I missed the guessing fun with this one somehow, but good stuff, my friend! #5947158

Laura E. Swan level-classic May 19, 2008

Huge Congrats to you Patrick! And it was fun for us all, too! (Except poor Joerg who go here a little too late!) -Laura #5947494

David Phalen May 19, 2008

BIG Congrats Patrick!! #5947645

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic May 19, 2008

Right on Patrick!!!! Congrats on this fabulous finalist!!!!! Go for the GOLD!!! Laura #5948034

Kathy L. Clark May 19, 2008

Congrats Patrick on this cool finalist. #5948362

Pat Gamwell May 19, 2008

WTG, buddy! Awesome finalist! Congrats! #5948482

Kristi A. Howson May 19, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist Patrick. Love the bright gold! #5948839

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 20, 2008

Congrats on another great finalist, Patrick! Still don't know, is it a stack of keys?

Debby #5949851

Bill Wyatt May 20, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist. #5950728

John R. Sanchez May 20, 2008

Congrats Buddy! Beautiful lighting and colors on this shot. Nice details too! #5951218

Eivor Kuchta May 20, 2008

Big congratulations on your finalist, Patrick! #5951234

Sue Marshall May 20, 2008

Big congrats to you Patrick!!! :-)) #5951777

Heidi Knight May 20, 2008

It's a bundle of keys right?
Big Congrats to you Patrick. Nice going Buddy! #5952059

Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 20, 2008

Terrific finalist Patrick! Glad to see this again! Congratulations on a good month! #5952867

Daiana Kelly May 20, 2008

Nice work and congratulation. #5953314

Deb Koskovich May 20, 2008

Congrats on your well deserved finalists, Patrick! Way to go! #5953457

Patrick Rouzes May 20, 2008

Thank you everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5953735

Sam Britt May 20, 2008

Congratulations, Patrick! #5953796

Christian Rosito May 20, 2008

Congratulations Patrick! #5953874

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 20, 2008

Congrats Patrick! #5954000

William C. Raco level-classic May 20, 2008

Very fine work, Patrick
Congratulations #5954038

Eugenio Diaz May 20, 2008


Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna May 20, 2008

Hey, son!!!!! Congratulations on your FANTASTIC FINALISTS!!!!! ♫ k #5954351

William Johnson May 21, 2008

Nice unusual presentation Patrick. Congratulations on you Finalist award. Bill J. #5955575

Katarina Mansson May 21, 2008

Congratulations on this golden finalist! #5955772

Emiel Van Hemelrijck May 21, 2008

Congratulations Patrick #5957786

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 21, 2008

Congratulations, Patrick...I know I am soooo late, but love this just the same... Fabulous as always!!! #5958528

Kathleen Rinker May 21, 2008

Congrats on your finalist Patrick!! #5958639

Bill Knaps May 21, 2008

Congrats on this well deserved finalist Patrick. Sorry I missed it earlier. Bill #5958801

Colleen Farrell May 21, 2008

Fabulous macro, Patrick!! So fun to guess what it was--I thought gold bars. As usual, an awesomely creative image. Big congratulations on your finalist!! #5959894

Michael Umbreit May 22, 2008

Patrick - Congratulations! - Mike #5964054

Hendrik Storme May 23, 2008

Congrats Patrick! Fantastic!!! #5965438

Cassie L. Woodlee May 25, 2008

WTG Patrick, WHOOHOOOO!!! CONGRATS!!!!!!!! #5974593

Manuel Barrera May 26, 2008

The judges seem to like the color gold, now why did they not give this a button to match the image?:) congratulations, Patrick #5977704

Wanda Judd level-addict May 27, 2008

Yet another congratulations...you deserve as many accolades as we can heap on you..you have a gift... #5983552

Joseph N. DiGilio May 27, 2008

Good for you, Patrick. Congratulations. #5985490

Kate Jackson June 05, 2008

Easy now to see it is keys. But I confess I thought it was sliced bread!
Wonderful shot anyway Patrick congratulations! #6021824

Raymond Pauly June 19, 2008

A great macro shot, Patrick! Congratulations! #6082732

Laura E. Swan level-classic June 19, 2008

Oh my goodness!!!! Patrick! What a way to start your day my friend! Bet the coffee is tasting DE-LICIOUS this mornin'

Such huge congratulations. We are all so happy for you! :) Thanks again for the fun this brought to all of us who "played". -Laura Swan #6082870

Wm Nosal April 20, 2010

Great Whazzit!
and Congratulations #8556444

Sharon Sawyer November 30, 2012

Patrick, HUGE congrats on your fabulous finalists and all the best in the next round! Have a great day and a wonderful weekend!!! #10440466

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