Extreme Smudged Rose

© Kara L. Hendricks

Extreme Smudged Rose

Colette M. Metcalf January 14, 2005

Pretty cool, Kara!! I like it!!! #205225

Rob Friedman January 14, 2005

Wow--very cool effects! I agree it's very neat! #1033318

Tammy Nuxoll January 14, 2005

I agree, It looks Awsome!! Reminds me of Flames!! Wonderful work Kara!!! #1033335

Kathryn (Love) Scheet January 14, 2005

this is cool Kara -
love the colors - its good to experiment!

makes me think of O'Keefe or some other artist (I'm brain dead today) #1033342

Kara L. Hendricks January 14, 2005

Thank you Colette, Rob, Tammy and Kathryn for the feedback. I was so worried that no one would embrace this sort of image. I love raw photography, but sometimes it's just fun to play around with effects. Thanks again. #1033362

Murry Grigsby January 14, 2005

Terrific abstract image Kara! Love the colors and the flowing design!! But I really like the new buzz line you created, "TOO NEAT TO DELETE" :0) It would make a great bumper sticker for digital photographers (LOL)!! #1033380

January 14, 2005

I concur! Enjoyed the colors and think it looks like an abstract painting--beautiful! #1033386

Kara L. Hendricks January 14, 2005

Thank you both, Murry and Linda for the great comments. I appriciate it greatly. #1033389

Deanna Cathcart January 14, 2005

Cool abstract work and great use of color. #1033403

Mellanie January 14, 2005

Great colors and a wonderful abstract, Kara! #1033426

ADILSON F. FERREIRA January 14, 2005

Very cool image Kara!!! Wonderful abstract, great colors and effects!!! #1033457

Carla Metzler January 14, 2005

I really like your swirls from the rose, Kara! Smudge happy can be good, sometimes! Pretty colors, too. #1033493

Kristy E. Lane January 14, 2005

Oh, I like it! I love how it turned out--colors are GREAT and it does kinda look like rolling flames or something. Glad you kept it! #1033509

Cathy Stancil January 14, 2005

Pretty cool Kara. I like it ! #1033514

Kara L. Hendricks January 14, 2005

Thank you so much Deanna, Mellanie, Adilson, Carla and Kristy. You guys havr made my day. I really appriciate it!! #1033515

Kara L. Hendricks January 14, 2005

Sorry Cathy. Missed you in cyberspace. Thanks for the comment!!! #1033523

Jessica McCollam January 14, 2005

GREAT EFFECTS, Kara! I think it looks like a GREAT piece of art! Very nice!:) #1033572

Kristi A. Howson January 14, 2005

Love the design you've created here Kara. Very beautiful and artistic! #1033633

Tammy L. Odell January 14, 2005

I think it's beautiful work of art Kara!! #1033645

Kara L. Hendricks January 14, 2005

Wow, I'm really glad this image is being recieved well. I would of hated to get complaints about it all day. Guess it could of went either way. I'm glad it went this way..lol Thanks so much Jessica, Kristi and Tammy for the great feedback.. #1033663

cj patterson January 14, 2005

cool image and effects! #1033752

Judy S. Fung January 14, 2005

Nice image, Kara! Pretty cool abstract. #1033842

Marcie A. Fowler January 14, 2005

I really like it Kara. Very bold abstract that allows the viewer to interpret it as they please. Experiments are good!! #1033935

Dan Holm level-classic January 14, 2005

Wow! EXCELLENT digital abstract, Kara! #1034059

Kara L. Hendricks January 14, 2005

Thank you C.J., Judy, Marcie and Dan for the positive reinforcment. It does wonders for the soul... #1034095

Jane Summa January 14, 2005

Real fine job, Kara!! It's a work of art I think I'd find @ Pier 1 Imports :-)!! I love the different shades of red against the black background..it sort of has a romantic style to it! nicely done! #1034105

Stephen Zacker January 14, 2005

It's good to step outside the box now and then! :-) Great abstract #1034392

Kara L. Hendricks January 14, 2005

Thank you Jane and Stephen. I really appriciate you both taking time to comment.. #1034473

Susan T. Evans January 14, 2005

Awesome Kara #1034523

Karen Engelbreth January 15, 2005

Cool shot, Kara! #1035357

Kara L. Hendricks January 15, 2005

Thank you Susan and Karen. I appriciate it always.. #1035420

January 15, 2005

Kara, you must have had a lot of fun fooling around with this one! Nice job!
~ Amy ~ #1035778

Kara L. Hendricks January 15, 2005

Yes Amy this was alot of fun, I must say. Not really my typical style, but it was like I said, "To neat to Delete" Thanks for commenting. #1035802

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 15, 2005

I like it Kara, very beautiful colors and texture. I am into the extreme!! #1035945

Kara L. Hendricks January 15, 2005

Thanks Donna!!! #1035972

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe January 23, 2005

I visited your site again to see if anything new had been added and at the bottom of the screen I saw the above as I was leaving and had to go back. Thinking what was that!! I'm glad I did and this is definitely too neat to delete!!!! Very, very well done Kara!!!! #1058417

Kara L. Hendricks January 23, 2005

Thanks so much Jim... I have gotten more response on this image than any.. To tell you the truth it has suprised me. I was worried to post it, it's kinda out of my comfort zone style wise. I appriciate you seeing my gallery!! #1058438

Anita Hogue February 18, 2005

Great Job, Congratulations! #1112481

Kara L. Hendricks February 18, 2005

Thank you Anita!! I appriciate you so much!! #1112493

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 18, 2005

Congrats again, Kara! #1113181

Mellanie February 18, 2005

big congrats again, kara! #1113229

Judy S. Fung February 18, 2005

Congrats, Kara!! #1113333

Kara L. Hendricks February 18, 2005

Thank you Deborah, Mellanie and Judy!! #1113349

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe February 18, 2005

Congrats Kara on a very well done image!!! #1113507

Carla Metzler February 18, 2005

Congratulations, Kara! Good luck to you dear. I'm so proud of you. Your CM #1113562

William C. Raco level-addict February 18, 2005

Just beautiful!
Congratulations, Kara
Best wishes


Kara L. Hendricks February 18, 2005

Thank you so much Jim, Carla and Bill!! #1113948

Deborah Sandidge February 18, 2005

Congrats, Kara!! #1114239

Kristi A. Howson February 18, 2005

Congratulations Kara...love your artisitic expression here!!!!! #1115080

Stanley J. Contrades February 18, 2005

Looks like the jury is in on this, Kara, and it's a winner :-)!! CONGRATULATIONS and good luck to you!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1115162

Patricia A. Kuniega February 19, 2005

It's always the ones you debate entering that the judges love! Keep that in mind! lol ; ) Congrats Kara for this flowing and flowering finalist! #1115663

Cathy Gregor February 19, 2005

I guess you have your answer on whether or not to enter it, Kara!
Congrats on your gorgeous 'smudge' work finalist!
It is really very cool!
-cathy #1115788

Kara L. Hendricks February 19, 2005

Thank you Deborah, Kristi, Stan, Patricia and Cathy!! I appriciate it guys!! #1116355

Jessica McCollam February 19, 2005

Congrats, Kara!:) #1117877

Deb Brown February 19, 2005

Hi Kara- I missed this when you originally posted it....I love it, and Congrats on your win. I know you must be thrilled! Great work, Kara! #1118786

Anette Linnea Rasmussen February 19, 2005

Beautiful work Kara!
Congrats on this great finalist!

Best wishes Linnea #1118996

Kristy E. Lane February 19, 2005

Congrats on this one too, Kara! It's wonderful! #1118999

Kara L. Hendricks February 19, 2005

Thanks so much Jessica, Deb, Linnea and Kristy!!! #1119035

Karen Engelbreth February 20, 2005

Congrats again, Kara!


Kara L. Hendricks February 20, 2005

I appriciate it Karen!! #1119657

Julie Abston February 20, 2005

Wow, Kara!! I can't believe I missed this one from before. What an awesome image!!! I totally love it. Very creative and unique!!! Congratulations!!!!!!!!! #1120041

Kara L. Hendricks February 20, 2005

Thanks Julie!! #1120228

Kathleen Clemons February 20, 2005

So glad you didn't delete this, Kara! Congrats to you! #1120383

Kara L. Hendricks February 20, 2005

Thanks Kathleen!! #1120385

Cora Miller level-addict February 20, 2005

Don't you just love it when the ones you like but aren't really sure about are well received? Congratulations, Kara, this is really quite wonderful! #1120545

Kara L. Hendricks February 20, 2005

Thank you Cora!! I appriciate your commenting! #1120681

ADILSON F. FERREIRA February 20, 2005

Congratulations Kara!!! #1121112

Kara L. Hendricks February 20, 2005

Thanks Adilson!! #1121125

Sharon Day level-classic April 17, 2005

WOW Kara!!! I don't know how I missed this one! It's just outstanding! I love the effects you created here! Belated congratulations on finalist! So very well done! #1261980

Kara L. Hendricks April 17, 2005

Thank you Sharon! #1261989

Lynn Crawford April 21, 2005

Congrats Kara on being a finialist with this great shot :) #1276421

Kara L. Hendricks April 21, 2005

Thanks Lynn!!! #1276445

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 21, 2005

Congratulations Kara!!! #1276854

Olivia Navarro April 21, 2005

Love it!!! :) Congrats! #1276931

Kara L. Hendricks April 21, 2005

Thanks guys!! This is from a couple of months back! #1276959

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 21, 2005

Happy Congratulations, Kara! Love it, too. #1276997

Kara L. Hendricks April 21, 2005

Thanks Terry! #1277226

Rob T. Henry April 22, 2005

Congratulations, Kara!! #1280013

Kara L. Hendricks April 22, 2005

Thank you Rob.. #1280432

Kate Jackson level-classic April 23, 2005

I think this is truly amazing!! Must have been fun to do and certainly worthwhile! Congratulations!! #1283614

Kara L. Hendricks April 23, 2005

Thanks Kate!!! #1283636

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 08, 2011

I like the abstract feel and color here, Kara. Belated CONGRATZ!!

UB. #9515726

Kara L. Hendricks July 08, 2011

LOL.. Thanks Usman! #9516581

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I debated on whether to post this one, it's a bit more extreme than is my style. This actually started out a fake rose in the lower left corner of the image, and I became a little smudge happy with it and it turned out kind of like a work of art, I thought.. I don't know if anyone will like this or not. I just thought it was too neat to delete. Let me know if you like it, hate it, whatever.. Thanks

Uploaded on January 14, 2005

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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