Excalibur!

© Marsha S. Smith

Excalibur!

Alan L. Borror January 21, 2005

WOW!!! Great image, Marsha! Very nicely done. #207282

Cindy Paquette January 21, 2005

Marsha..
AMAZING AND SPECTACULAR image...both creative and beautiful..This is an excellent image! Congrats on this one! #1053044

Sandra Wehrman January 21, 2005

neat shot and effects - very unique, well done! #1053055

Patricia A. Kuniega January 21, 2005

Love the metaphor created with the photo of this awesome plant. I've never seen one like it before! Your image really has a mystical quality about it! #1053131

ADILSON F. FERREIRA January 21, 2005

Wonderful shot and effects Marsha!!! #1053214

Kara L. Hendricks January 21, 2005

I love this Marsha!! Great effects on this. Very Striking. #1053479

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe January 21, 2005

Kudo's, you got it goin'on. Peace, karen e michaels #1053506

S J January 21, 2005

Wow!! Super image and effects, Marsha!! Very nice!! #1053679

Dan Holm level-classic January 21, 2005

Wow!! Awesome shot, Marsha! I absolutely love this! Excellent work! #1053958

Marsha S. Smith January 21, 2005

Many thanks to you all (Alan, Cindy, Sandra, Patricia, Adilson, Kara, Karen, Sanjay and Dan) Wow! I love all this attention. This is a shot from last month, it actually hangs down not up. I had overdressed it with a border. Several people mentioned that it looked like a sword so I thought this month I would play that up. Glad you all like it. #1054092

Carla Metzler January 21, 2005

That's amazing, Marsha! I love it! #1054125

Judy S. Fung January 21, 2005

Very beautiful, very creative, Marsha! Excellent work! #1054128

Marsha S. Smith January 21, 2005

For Patricia,
I am adding a shot of the whole bloom so you can get perspective of where the sword came from. It should show up in my gallery. #1054143

Marsha S. Smith January 21, 2005

Thank you Carla and Judy. This is the most response I have had on any image so far and I am overwhelmed. I appreciate every atta girl. #1054147

Paul Michko January 23, 2005

Superb image, Marsha. #1057778

Darren K. Fisher level-classic January 23, 2005

So very creative and well done. I love it. #1058773

Marsha S. Smith January 23, 2005

Thank you very much Paul and Darren. I appreciate you taking the time to comment. #1058806

Wendy Stevenson January 24, 2005

Marsha this is GREAT!!! Love the idea and your execution is excellent!! #1060845

Marsha S. Smith January 24, 2005

Thank you so much Wendy. I appreciate your taking the time to comment. #1060899

Jonna Bergström January 24, 2005

Fantastic image, Marsha!!! #1061409

Marsha S. Smith January 25, 2005

Thanks Jonna, I have to give some of the credit to BP. When I entered this shot last month (hanging the way it grows) several folks commented that it looked like a sword. Voila! #1061746

James Reininger February 18, 2005

Hello Marsha,

I love the symbolism that you captured in this photo. #1111383

Wally Orlowsky February 18, 2005

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Marsha! #1112778

Kara L. Hendricks February 18, 2005

Congratulations on this one Marsha!! Good luck. #1112816

Cindy Paquette February 18, 2005

AHA!!! I am NOT surprised to see this Marsha!!! It's SO excellent in every way!!
A big heartfelt congratulations on this recognition is wished for you!!! #1113438

Marsha S. Smith February 18, 2005

Thank you all so much. Wally, James, Kara and Cindy. I have not been able to go through all the finalists yet and congratulate them yet, but I know I have already seen so many of the names I see each day. I will go through the shots later tonight. Thank you again so so so much. #1113587

Steve Mescha February 18, 2005

Congradulations Marsha. I'm so happy for you! #1113661

Terry R. Hatfield February 18, 2005

This Really Stands Out Marsha,Congratulations To You And Good Luck With It:-) #1113905

Marsha S. Smith February 18, 2005

Thank you so much Steve and Terry - you know I really have to give a lot of credit to Tom Anderson and Cindy Paquette for this image. I originally entered it a couple of months ago pointing down (as it really grows). They both mentioned that it reminded them of a sword. That led me to thinking about swords and what better sword than "Excaliber" which has always seemed a little magic to me. #1114362

Donna W. Neal February 18, 2005

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Marsha #1114363

Marsha S. Smith February 18, 2005

Thank you very much Donna, I really do appreciate all the compliments. #1114377

Judy S. Fung February 18, 2005

Congrats, Marsha! #1114388

Cesar J. La Rosa February 18, 2005

Congratulations on this GREAT Finalist, Marsha!!! #1114602

Darren K. Fisher level-classic February 18, 2005

A big congrats to you Marsha. #1115042

Danilo Piccioni level-classic February 18, 2005

I am so happy for you, Congratulations!
Dado #1115300

Jonna Bergström February 18, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist!! #1115311

Alan L. Borror February 19, 2005

Glad to see this in the finals, Marsha! #1115740

Marsha S. Smith February 19, 2005

Thank you so much, Judy,Cesar,Darren,Dado,Jonna and Alan. #1115980

Wendy Stevenson February 19, 2005

Loved it then and love to see it here now! Congrast on your finalist and best of luck to you in the next round. This is really great!! #1116241

Murry Grigsby February 19, 2005

Congrats on your stunning finalist Marsha!! #1116409

Tom Andersen February 19, 2005

Congratulation on this fantastic finalist, Marsha! I'm glad my comment helped a little! #1116517

Donna J. Taff February 19, 2005

Congrat's, Marsha!!! #1116887

Marsha S. Smith February 19, 2005

Thank you all so much Wendy,Murry,Tom and Donna. I really appreciate all the support. #1117186

Patricia Robinson Trapp February 19, 2005

Awesome image, Marsha!! Creative and beautiful! Congratulations! #1117383

Stanley J. Contrades February 19, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS, Marsha, and good luck to you in the next round!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1117559

Karen Engelbreth February 19, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist, Marsha! #1118049

Marsha S. Smith February 19, 2005

Thank you very much, Patricia,Stan and Karen. I really appreciate it. #1118110

Laura Berman February 19, 2005

What a terrific image, Marsha! Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round!! #1118488

Marsha S. Smith February 19, 2005

Thank you Laura, I'll see you there. #1118766

Anette Linnea Rasmussen February 19, 2005

Great job Marsha!
Congrats on this finalist!

Best wishes Linnea #1118984

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe February 19, 2005

The vertical panorama format is perfect for this plant and so is your title! Very well done, Marsha! Congratulations and good luck :-) #1119079

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 19, 2005

Congratulations, this is gorgeous!! #1119102

Marsha S. Smith February 20, 2005

Thank you so much, Linnea,Gary & Donna - I really appreciate all the support. #1119429

ADILSON F. FERREIRA February 20, 2005

Congratulations Marsha!!! #1119781

Marsha S. Smith February 20, 2005

Thank you so much, Adilson. #1120052

Noel Baebler February 20, 2005

Just a great treatment of a great shot! Congratulations, Marsha! #1120352

Marsha S. Smith February 20, 2005

Thanks Noel, when I think of swords, Excaliber is the one I think of and I have always thought of it as magical. #1120375

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Description

Resubmit of previous shot of bromiliad bloom. Flipped to look more like a sword and lens flare added to make it more "magical". Just having fun. Also border I had added has been removed.

Uploaded on January 21, 2005

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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