Rembrant's Pears No. 2

Uploaded: March 09, 2005 15:57:32


Bryan Yates March 28, 2005

Wow! This is a awsome shot! It is perfect! #229962

Lewis P. Church March 28, 2005

Thanks Brian, appreciate the comment! Neat Logo you have there. #1211974

Kristi A. Howson March 29, 2005

Great study in Rembrant style...I really like the lighting and composition in this one. #1214773

Lewis P. Church March 29, 2005

Thanks Kristi, I have fun doing them, and when I'm done they don't go to waste. #1214805

Dale Ann Cubbage April 07, 2005

Paul, your pear images are delightful! Would you share how you get this effect? I know it's Rembrandt styling and lighting, but are you using a filter or software to achieve this?

da #1236376

Danilo Piccioni April 21, 2005

Congrats!!! Paul!!! #1273076

Lewis P. Church April 21, 2005

Thanks Danilo! #1273874

Jill Battaglia April 21, 2005

Beautiful work Paul! Congrats!! #1274356

Lewis P. Church April 21, 2005

Thanks Jill, it's always fun to see the great stuff everyone has been doing for the month. Really enjoyed yours. #1275173

Dale Ann Cubbage April 21, 2005

Congratulations on this beauty of a finalist Paul! I hope it wins!!

da #1275445

Lewis P. Church April 21, 2005

Thanks Dale, appreciate it. #1275793

Jill Flynn April 21, 2005

Congratulations Paul - so good!! #1276456

Lewis P. Church April 21, 2005

Thanks Jill, this is so much fun being with so many interesting and positive people! #1276661

Jennifer Rennison April 21, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Paul! #1278793

Danilo Piccioni April 21, 2005

Big Congratulations on this fantastic second place!!! #1279046

Wong Chek Poh April 22, 2005

Congrats Paul. Well done. #1279189

Lewis P. Church April 22, 2005

Thanks Danilo and Wong, nice to be among such talented company! ... and, congratualtions again to the both of you. #1279828

Kathryn (Love) Scheet level-classic April 22, 2005

congrats on this fantastic image (& win) #1279832

Lewis P. Church April 22, 2005

Thankyou Kathryn. #1280117

Jeff Lovinger level-classic April 22, 2005

Congratulations Paul on your win. Very well deserved. You have an amazing talent in the studio. #1280182

Lewis P. Church April 22, 2005

Thanks Jeff, it fun having a "BetterPhoto" friend nearby to enjoy shooting with etc. #1280195

Lewis P. Church April 22, 2005

Thanks Jeff, it fun having a "BetterPhoto" friend nearby to enjoy shooting with etc. #1280196

Jill Flynn April 22, 2005

Congratulations on this most well deserved Second Place win Paul! #1280905

Kathleen Clemons April 22, 2005

Congrats to you, Paul! #1280949

Jennifer Rennison April 22, 2005

Congratulations on your beautiful Secong place win, Paul! #1281356

Marsha S. Smith April 22, 2005

Not sure how I missed this one on the first go round, but congratulations on this wonderful winner, Paul! #1281715

Lewis P. Church April 22, 2005

To: Jill, Jennifer, Kathleen and Marsha: Thanks for all your "Congratulations". #1282470

Linda Proctor April 22, 2005

Congratulations! This is fantastic #1282509

Lewis P. Church April 22, 2005

Thanks Linda! #1282535

Kristen McKain April 23, 2005

Wonderful! Congrats. #1283691

Lewis P. Church April 23, 2005

Thanks Kristen! #1283698

Noel Baebler April 23, 2005

Congratulations, Paul! #1284771

Lewis P. Church April 23, 2005

Thank you Noel. #1285019

Laura Berman April 23, 2005

Very lovely image of a classic subject. Well done and a well deserved win. Congrats! #1285404

Lewis P. Church April 24, 2005

Thank you Laura, appreciate your thoughts. #1285922

Tammy McAllister April 24, 2005

Wonderful series on pears! Congratulations on your win...I would have had a difficult time choosing, your technique is lovely!
Tootles #1285988

Noalla Lopez Rementeria April 24, 2005

Beautiful and pleasant composition. I like very much your still life works. Congrats, Paul ! #1286327

Lewis P. Church April 24, 2005

Thanks Naolla and Tammy, appreciate your comments. #1288026

Leonard Pierce April 24, 2005

Congratulations on your Second Place win!!! #1288231

Lewis P. Church April 24, 2005

Thanks Len! #1288335

Michael McCook April 25, 2005

Congratulations Paul, I must have missed this one the first time around. Very nice still life. #1289324

Marnie Bigelow May 06, 2005

This is a beautiful still life! I'm especially impressed with your gallery. You do amazing work. #1326190

Lewis P. Church May 06, 2005

Thanks for the kind words Marnie (love the name!) and Michael, appreciate your thoughts. #1326912

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 11, 2005

Congratulations Paul. Wonderful shot. Love your gallery. You have some awesome photos. #1459607

Lewis P. Church June 12, 2005

Thanks Kay, thanks for your kind words. #1460803

Susie Peek-Swint October 12, 2005

Beautiful work in this and your other 'old painting' style images ~ wonderful gallery .. many congrats! #1943172

October 15, 2005

Great job Paul!
Congratulations on your win! Well deserved! #1954170

Edwin S. Loyola October 15, 2005

simply perfect....congrats #1955322

Jill Odice level-classic October 22, 2005

I love all of these pear photo paintings Paul! It's funny, that now I know I know you I even like your work more :-) #1986065

Lewis P. Church October 22, 2005

Thanks Jill, coming from you that is a real compliment! I envy your background, it must of been fun having a family that shared a passion. I was looking at your website and it's just crazy. I couldn't figure the "password" it isn't the word I thought? #1986307

C. Appoldt October 27, 2005

I'm not surprised this won something - the whole pear series is delightful. So standard "Rembrandt" lighting on these? Window? Do explain - love to know! #2006140

Lewis P. Church October 27, 2005

Thanks Christopher. I used a single strobe in a softbox. Had a light on a piece of brown wrapping paper (the background) and set it up in the kitchen. #2006154

Linda Proctor October 27, 2005

How wonderful to have this in my mail box again!! Love seeing it again !! #2006211

Paul C. Gazzanigo November 02, 2005

Really like the pear series - and this is my favorite ... excellent tension and dynamics!

Really enjoyed your gallery - seems we share a love for macro/stills. A true pleasure to learn from someone else's style and perspective - thank you for sharing your images.

Paul #2028288

Andi Browning November 19, 2005

Congratulations on this winner, better late than never I always say. This is a fantastic image. I was trying to photograph pears just the other day - nothing like yours though. I will post when I get one that I think is good enough.

P.S. What an absolutely fabulous gallery you have. #2094117

Timothy Guay December 27, 2005

Terrific! Congratulations...
Regards, Timothy #2227201

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 26, 2006

Congratulations on your win, love the old time feel to this!! #2819947

Paul C. Gazzanigo May 26, 2006

Still and yet one of my all-time favorites ... just superb!

...and Thank You for your gracious feedback.

paul #2820580

Wendy Stevenson May 27, 2006

Congratulations on this gorgeous 2nd Place Win Paul!! Masterfully done!! I really love the warm tones! #2821657

Amy JACKSON May 27, 2006

Wonderful still life image!! Congratulations on your win!! #2821659

Chris Budny level-deluxe May 28, 2006

This is really beautiful and totally captures "the look" to match the title! #2824408

RC Fritz May 28, 2006

Great !! Congratulations L. Paul. #2824584

June 01, 2006

Congrats on the wonderful image! Jen #2841580

Nemil B. Chabebe June 02, 2006

Magnificent photo, congratulations! #2844914

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe June 08, 2006

Wonderful still. Exceptional!!!

Lewis P. Church June 08, 2006

I a bit behind on my "thank you's" So here goes: Thanks to Errick with two r's, Nemil, Jen/rosemary, RC Christopher, amy and Wendy. I really am happy that so many BP'er's liked my photo. #2870119

Lewis P. Church June 08, 2006

And more thank you's to Paul G., Donna, Timothy, Linda and Andi. I messed up my files and don't know who I thanked etc. Duh, gotta get away from the computer! #2870134

Mary N C. Taitt August 02, 2006

Congratulations Paul on this lovely painterly winner! Mary :-D #3115347

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