Hood Ornament

© Leanne M.E. Boyd

Hood Ornament

Uploaded: November 03, 2004


I was attracted to the hood of this vehicle. With the lines and the leaves. This is just one, of several I took. No fancy work done, other than quick fixes and unsharpen mask. It was a overcast day, slightly moist. 60/22, manual focus, 28-80mm lens using 80. Inexpensive Canadian Super Store 100 ICO film. No flash.


Dan Holm level-classic November 03, 2004

Leanne, I now have have an new all time favorite of yours!! This is an absolutely AWESOME abstract! Tremendous find, composition and capture! #184922

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 03, 2004

Thanks very much Dan! It is nice to find subjects to shoot, that are not too feminine. I have a tendency to look at flowers etc. #887180

S J November 03, 2004

Leanne, I'm adding this shot to my favorites too! Terrific abstract! I love those lines and the overall composition of this image! More pls.. #887193

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 03, 2004

Thanks Sanjay! Ok, I'll grab my camera tomorrow, and go searching! #887199

Karen Lewis-Gunn November 03, 2004

Amazing shot Leanne!!! Great use of lines angles and reflections too. Extremely well done. #887226

Paul Michko November 03, 2004

Very cool image with graphic elements, Leanne. #887232

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe November 03, 2004

Gorgeous shot! #887242

Joy Brown November 03, 2004

Great shot, Leanne! #887338

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 03, 2004

Love the lines and the leaf on the shiny background. Good comp Leanne. #887471

Donna W. Neal November 03, 2004

Your composition and eye on this are awesome. Excellent image Leanne. #887524

Darren K. Fisher level-classic November 03, 2004

I like the diagonal lines and the placement of the leaf. Great job Leanne. #887667

Donna J. Taff November 03, 2004

Pretty image, Leanne!!!!! #887939

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 03, 2004

Karen, Paul, Carolyn, Joy, Claudia, Donna N, Darren and Donna T; Thanks so much for your comments! They mean alot to me! #887970

Kathleen Clemons November 03, 2004

Nice eye to see this one, Leanne! #888372

Robin L. Wehrman November 03, 2004

Magnificent image and capture, Leanne! Like the lines and great placement of the leaf and super shine on the car. Very well done:-) #888380

Sharon Day level-classic November 03, 2004

Fantastic shot, Leanne!!! Well said by everyone! #888398

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe November 03, 2004

Great find Leanne! Great use of line and diagonal comp. Nicely seen and captured. #888411

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 03, 2004

Kathleen, Robin, Sharon, and Wendy - Thanks so much for your comments!!!!! #888460

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 03, 2004

Excellent image, Leanne, terrific composition, great diagonal lines with the leaf and reflection!

-Debby #888464

William C. Raco level-classic November 03, 2004

Wonderful light, lines, composition and reflection.
Very well done, Leanne.

bill #888595

Diane Addonizio level-classic November 03, 2004

Wonderful image! #888792

Terry R. Hatfield November 03, 2004

Beautiful Image Leanne I Like The Lines And Single Leaf:-) #888989

Paula Showen November 03, 2004

Great lines, Leanne! This is a GREAT image! #889135

Cora Miller level-addict November 03, 2004

I really like the simplicity of this, Leanne. Great job seeing and composing it! #889220

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 04, 2004

Deborah, William, Diane, Terry, Paula, and Cora! Thankyou my friends, I am glad you liked it! #889281

Grayce Pedulla Dillon November 04, 2004

This is a really nice composition. Turning your camera, as you did, to get a strong diagonal, was a wise choice. The autumnal colour stands out nicely againts the darker hood.
I hope all is well. I've not been active since the hurricanes. Too much to do to clean up, etc. Our house sustained quite a bit of damage, and we're unable to find a contractor. They're very much in demand.

Good work! Keep it up my friend.

:-) #889808

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 04, 2004

Thanks very much Grayce! I hope you get your home and hearth back in order soon. #890091

Stan Kwasniowski November 04, 2004

Leanne gets all the praise, lol j/k Leanne, the shot is beautiful, the film is not the important factor, its the person behind the camera that presses the shutter button that makes the photo, Very very nice

Stan Kwasniowski #890112

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 04, 2004

Thanks very much Stan! You are very encouraging. I mostly use Kodak or Fuji 200 film, and I thought I would try an inexpensive 100, before I invested in some quality. #890188

Stan Kwasniowski November 04, 2004

Leanne, remember its not the film, its you who make the photo, the film is only an instrument. Your photos are always wonderful to look at

Stan Kwasniowski #890214

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 04, 2004

Thanks again, Stan! #890342

Norman P. Banks November 08, 2004

Great capture of line and form Leanne!

Norm ,:-) #897307

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 08, 2004

Thanks Norm! #897750

Janine White November 08, 2004

This is wonderful Leanne. Well seen and very well taken.
Thanks for your comment on my photo too. I really appreciate it.
Janine :) #898627

Kip T. Berger November 08, 2004

Great lines and reflection Leanne! Good use of mechanical and natural objects. #898635

Janette Guyette November 08, 2004

What a wonderful blend of textures, and lines. Leanne you have an incredible eye for the unique. It is a pleasure to view.

Janette G #898691

Leanne M.E. Boyd November 09, 2004

Janine, Kip and Janette! Thanks so much for viewing and commenting. I so appreciate it! #898768

Mary K. Robison December 07, 2004

Beautifully photographed and composed, Leanne. Good luck with this! #959847

Leanne M.E. Boyd December 07, 2004

Thanks very much Mary! I hope so! #959966

Dan Holm level-classic December 15, 2004

Woo Hoo!! Yat another awesome FINALIST! Best of luck with this in the next round, Leanne! #974388

S J December 15, 2004

Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Leanne! #974412

Danilo Piccioni December 15, 2004

Congrats again, this one is fantastic! #974446

Stan Kwasniowski December 15, 2004

Congratulations Leanne, wish you the best in the finals

Stan Kwasniowski #974517

Leanne M.E. Boyd December 16, 2004

Dan, Sanjay, Danilo, and Stan; Thanks guys, I'm taken aback! #974938

Norman P. Banks December 16, 2004

Good work Leanne!

Norm ,:-) #975979

Jessica McCollam December 16, 2004

Congratulations, Leanne! #976609

Leanne M.E. Boyd December 16, 2004

Norman and Jessica; Thanks so much! #976974

Laurence Saliba level-classic December 16, 2004

Congrats again Leanne. #977099

Colleen Braun December 16, 2004

congratulations... #977630

Stacey A. Bates December 16, 2004

Congrats Leanne!! #977829

Karen Engelbreth December 16, 2004

Congratulations, Leanne!


Karen Engelbreth December 16, 2004

Congratulations, Leanne!


Stanley J. Contrades December 16, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS, Leanne!! Best of luck in the next judging!!
Stan #978074

Terry R. Hatfield December 16, 2004

Super Leanne,Congratulations!!!! #978865

Leonard Pierce December 16, 2004


Donna J. Taff December 16, 2004

Congrat's, Leanne!!! #979305

Leanne M.E. Boyd December 16, 2004

Thankyou so much for all your support, I appreciate it! #979449

Grayce Pedulla Dillon December 16, 2004

Congratulations! Leanne this one is beautiful in it's abstract simplicity. Well seen and executed. #979911

Leanne M.E. Boyd December 17, 2004

Thanks very much Grayce! #980128

Carol Engstrom level-addict December 17, 2004

Congrats Leanne! #982000

Donna W. Neal December 18, 2004

Another big congratulations Leanne. #984476

Patricia A. Kuniega December 18, 2004

A superbly seen abstract! Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Leanne! #984795

Leanne M.E. Boyd December 18, 2004

Carol, Donna and Pat; Thanks very much ladies!!!!!!!!!!!!! #984815

Colette M. Metcalf December 18, 2004

Congrats again, Leanne!!! #985456

Leanne M.E. Boyd December 19, 2004

Thanks very much Colette! #985853

Christian Harberts March 03, 2005

I think this photo has outstanding balance - my eye finds a foothold (is that a mixed metaphor?) in all the right places, leaving no zone uncovered. Very good composition, Leanne!

Christian #1145688

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 03, 2005

Thanks so much Christian! #1145722

Toni A. Martin September 26, 2005

Leanne, I love this photo. It is very graphic with striking composition and wonderful contrast in subject matter. It would have been quite stunning with some water droplets on the hood also, but it is great as is! #1887255

Leanne M.E. Boyd September 26, 2005

Thanks very much Toni! #1887294

December 04, 2005

This photo really appealed to me. Great shot! #2151482

Leanne M.E. Boyd December 04, 2005

Thankyou very much, Miranda! #2151767

Joshua R. Smith February 22, 2006

I love this photo!
Also I just wanted to say I can see in alot of your photos you love the thought of Time...
Listen to Sarah McLachlan's "Time"
Your photos make me think of that song! #2455411

Leanne M.E. Boyd February 22, 2006

Thanks so much Joshua! I am so honoured! #2455517

Daniella Puente March 15, 2006

Great eye Leanne! impact image, very good!

And by the way, you have a terrific gallery, I´m having a great time visiting your images! #2537214

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 15, 2006

Thankyou very much Daniella! #2537348

Roxana Kat 2 May 31, 2006

Simple and elegant! Very nice catch! #2834825

Leanne M.E. Boyd May 31, 2006

Thankyou Roxana! #2836152

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