April Showers

© Carol Teal

April Showers

Uploaded: April 08, 2008 23:16:08


F5.3, 1/40, 41mm, ISO 160, taken on an overcast day with Justin's Scooby Doo umbrella and Hershey's raincoat, "rainy window" action applied w/CS, original image layered over it but not sure of the opacity and then "rainy window" water drops were brought back in places using the history brush. Rain added in Photo Explosion Deluxe.
Justin is off on spring break and Ben took off too so we could do some things. Tomorrow Justin has a dentist appt and then we are planning to go fishing, so I am off to bed earlier than usual tonight. I will check back in tomorrow night! Happy "hump day!" I can't believe that spring break is almost half over already!

Exif: F Number: 5.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.30, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, Flash: reserved, ISO: 160, FocalLength: 41.00 mm, Model: Olympus E-500


William Johnson April 08, 2008

Nice image Carol. Great colours and sharpness. It's good that your dog like haveing his photo taken - even in the rain, lol. Looks like I'm 1st in with you today. Bill J. #896765

Robin Bailey April 09, 2008

Carol,this is a terific image-love the effects!Nice job! #5764672

Paul E. Earl April 09, 2008

Fun shot, Carol!! #5764689

Tiia Vissak April 09, 2008

well done! #5764702

Leanne M.E. Boyd April 09, 2008

Too sweet for words, cute shot Carol! #5764784

Holly J. Jackson April 09, 2008

Adorable shot!! Love it!! ;) #5765026

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 09, 2008

Very nice work Carol! Jeff #5765379

Colette M. Metcalf April 09, 2008

Very sweet capture:) #5765424

Colleen Farrell April 09, 2008

Poor, poor pitiful Hershey stuck in the rain! LOL I LOVE this portrait, Carol! It's got to go far. I'm adding it to my favorites! :) #5766404

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic April 09, 2008

Wonderful wonderful shot! #5766672

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 12, 2008

Love this photo. The colors and effects are terrific. A winner. #5778286

Chris Ebben April 13, 2008

Hershey looks a bit worried, mightn't want to get wet!! Good colourful pet portrait, well taken=^..^= #5782966

Jenny D April 14, 2008

Very cute & creative!! #5787930

Nancy (Peaches) Harker April 16, 2008

Fantastic capture of Hershey Carol!!!
Super effects, color and comp! #5796878

Susan Fox May 01, 2008

Love this Carol! Great colors and composition. The added rain makes it perfect! #5870702

Mary K. Robison May 02, 2008

What a terrific capture, and DD creation, Carol! The colors look so vibrant, and little Hershey is adorable! #5871218

Crystal L. Craig May 08, 2008

This is soooooo great Carol! Fabulous expression and incredible use of effects :) #5902737

Corinne M. Thompson May 19, 2008

This is greata, wonderful colors and rain effects! #5942167

Colleen Farrell May 19, 2008

YAY!!!!! I'm so happy this is a finalist, Carol!!! Big congratulations!! My fingers are crossed for a gold on this fantastic portrait!! #5942737

Tammy Espino May 19, 2008

Good going, congrats! #5944149

Tiia Vissak May 19, 2008

Congratulations! #5944491

Mitch Spence level-classic May 19, 2008

Love your funny puppy, Carol, and love this shot and presentation. Congratulations. #5944773

Jennifer L. Alder May 19, 2008

A fabulous creation! Congrats, Carol :) #5945840

Colleen Farrell May 19, 2008

Woohoo!! Congrats on your well-deserved WIN, Carol!!! Yippee!! #5946168

Eugenio Diaz May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your Beautiful Winner!
Well done!!! #5946336

David Phalen May 19, 2008

Big Congrats on a well earned Winner!! #5946806

Barbara Waldoch level-classic May 19, 2008

Congratulations on this brilliant Winner, Carol! #5946824

Sam Britt May 19, 2008

Congratulations on this win, Carol. So cute! #5947055

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 19, 2008

What a sweet winner!
Congratulations, Carol!
~Lisa #5947213

Tammy Espino May 19, 2008

CONGRATS on the win! #5947303

Robin Bailey May 19, 2008

Congrats Carol-new for sure this was a winner!! #5947438

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your great winner, Carol! #5947544

Mary K. Robison May 19, 2008

Wonderful image of Hershey, Carol!
Congratulations on your colorful and well-deserved win!

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your win!! Creative and cool Carol! #5947981

Pat Gamwell May 19, 2008

WooooHoooo! WTG, girl! AWESOME shot! Big congrats!!! #5948146

Amy JACKSON May 19, 2008

Awww!! This is great!! Wonderful portrait of Hershey, Carol! Congratulations on your win!!! :) #5948162

Les Rhoades level-classic May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your BIG win! #5948203

Jessica Jenney May 19, 2008

Congratulations on your terrific win, Carol! #5948285

Lynne Morris level-classic May 19, 2008

Huge Congratulations on this beautiful winner Carol. #5948542

Sylvia Rossler May 19, 2008

Big Big congrats on your awesome winner Carol :O) #5948574

Corinne M. Thompson May 19, 2008

Congrats on your win! #5948791

Holly J. Jackson May 19, 2008

Congrats on your BIG WIN!! WOW!! ; ) #5948973

Carol Teal May 19, 2008

OMG! I just got online for the first time today and saw that several comments were in my email about a photo. I clicked on the link and found this is a winner! I didn't even know finalists were out!! I didn't see an email from BP either, although I really haven't had time to check all my mail. What a surprise! Thank you all so much for your congrats and kind comments! I am so thrilled! Justin will be so happy to see his puppy's photo with a gold medal! #5949023

William F. Clair May 20, 2008

Holy Cow!!! Put this into the Silver and gold club!!!! #5949618

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 20, 2008

He is so adorable! Congratulations, Carol, on your wonderful win! #5949832

Jennifer L. Alder May 20, 2008

Congrats Carol!!! Wonderful winner :) #5949970

Wally Orlowsky May 20, 2008

Congratulations on this too-cute winner, Carol!!! #5950436

Dr Silly level-classic May 20, 2008

Congratultations Carol, on your wonderful Gold win. :O)

Susan Fox May 20, 2008

Congratulations on your wonderful win Carol :-)

Elida Gutierrez May 20, 2008

The Weed Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The March Winners" #5951044

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 20, 2008

Congrats on your amazing winner. I just love this shot. #5951394

Terry L. Ellis level-classic May 20, 2008

An adorable win,
Carol! So cute!
Congratulations! #5951880

Nadya Johnson May 20, 2008

This is so precious! Congratulations on your winner, Carol! #5952576

Bill Knaps May 20, 2008

Congrats on your win Carol. Bill #5952856

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe May 20, 2008

Congrats on your second place win, Carol! #5954976

Cindy Bendush level-classic May 20, 2008

Hershey looks so adorable Carol! Congratulations to you both! >^..^< #5955106

Evy Johansen level-classic May 20, 2008

Big congratulations on your wonderfu win, Carol!! #5955239

Colette M. Metcalf May 21, 2008

Congratulations to you!!!! #5955872

Dianna Hauf May 21, 2008

OH Carol!!!! How absolutely adorable! The expression is priceless! WONDERFUL capture, full of color and a 'story'! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! #5956679

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 22, 2008

Congratulations Carol on your Fabulous Win.

Dominick #5960502

Mitzie Loland May 22, 2008

Congratulations on your fabulous winner - great work Carol!! #5961581

Nancy (Peaches) Harker May 22, 2008

HUGE Congrats to you and Hershey Carol, WTG girl! #5962151

Patrick Rouzes May 22, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS on a well- deserved winner, Carol!!! #5964565

Patrick Rouzes May 22, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS on a well- deserved winner, Carol!!! #5964566

Amanda Cass May 22, 2008

oh wow how did I miss this one! just to gorgeous for words! love it! #5964771

eileen bedford May 23, 2008

Congratulations on your win, well done... #5967796

Datha Y. Thompson May 23, 2008

Congratulations Carol!!! This is too cute!! Beautiful colors and work!!! WTG :0) #5969279

Wanda-Lynn Searles level-classic July 21, 2010

Oh how cute! Excellent capture and absolutely adorable! #8778640

Carol Teal July 21, 2010

I missed responding to so many comments, so I want to say a huge thank you to all of you!! #8779339

Sharon C. Hinze July 29, 2010

Carol, I've always remembered the photo of your son at the aquarium pretending to swim....then realized this is your image too! Such great work...the composition, the color, and the processing. Love the way you've created rain. So deserving of winning!
Sharon #8793590

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