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Uploaded: March 15, 2009 07:33:58


Details within a smoke trail.
Nikkor 105/2.8 VR
ISO 100. f16. 1/180th. EV+0.5.
Diffused on camera flash, plus two speedlights.
Color added in PSCS2.

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 10/1800 seconds, Flash: fired, auto mode, return light not detected, ISO: 125, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Kathleen Rinker March 15, 2009

Fabulous capture Lisa, wonderful swirl and color, I like it very much!! #1098609

Nadya Johnson March 15, 2009

AMAZING light, colors and design! Awesome work, Lisa! #7287059

SaMi Martin March 15, 2009

Keep them coming; they are all beautiful! #7287146

Amy JACKSON March 15, 2009

Another beautiful smoke image, Lisa!!! :) #7287151

Beverly J. Speed March 15, 2009

This is the most amazing image I've ever seen! How do you achieve the effect? #7287189

March 15, 2009

Beautiful work! #7287195

Patricia Seidler March 15, 2009

This looks like another winner to me. Great color and lighting Lisa. #7287263

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 15, 2009

I really appreciate your encouraging and uplifting feedback. Thank you, Kathleen, Nadya, SaMi, Amy, Beverly, Bandar, and Patricia!
Beverly, I captured the incense smoke against a black background. Handheld. Manual focus.
Blessings, Lisa♥ #7287326

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe March 15, 2009

How cool is this!!! Love it, Lisa!
kk #7287444

Diana L. Zinn March 15, 2009

Absolutely gorgeous. Understand how you took this photo, but how do you get the colors in the smoke? #7287478

Cary Rogers March 15, 2009

Your recent infatuation with smoke photography has evolved into some really eye-catching, creative imagery, Lisa! kudos! #7287514

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 15, 2009

Love it Lisa, they all are beautiful! I'm going to wait about 4 months before I try, no way to "compete" with your wark darlin' :-)

jo ann c. #7287618

Kerry Hill March 15, 2009

Beautiful colours, awesome work Lisa!! #7287630

Rhonda Burger March 15, 2009

The computer needs a redial button so I could just hit it when I see these and it types in "Stunning!".
Love it Lisa. Rhonda #7287886

William C. Raco level-classic March 15, 2009

Fantastic color and design
Beautiful, Lisa #7288206

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 15, 2009

Very Pretty!! #7288770

Joan Powell March 15, 2009

wonderful work of art ! #7288898

Ron McEwan March 15, 2009

I am always amazed Lisa how you make the image appear to be 3D, another one of your beauties. Well done. #7288927

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe March 15, 2009

Awesome capture, Lisa. Very creative and colorsful. #7288997

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 15, 2009

AWESOME capture Lisa...Love the ligthing and colors. You do such a great job with your smoke images. #7289203

Les Rhoades level-classic March 16, 2009

Simply Fantastic! #7289592

Stefania Barbier level-classic March 16, 2009

it just gets better and better!!! #7289742

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 27, 2014

Congrats on this terrific finalist, Lisa!

You are inspiring me to try this!

Very well done!
Debby #11031596

April 27, 2014

Beautiful image #11031868

Laura E. Swan level-classic April 27, 2014

Congratulations photo:  congratulations-4.jpg
-Laura :) #11032410

April 28, 2014

Beautiful color and capture. #11033195

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer April 29, 2014

FANTASTIC image, Lisa.

Congratulations on all your finalists. #11033683

Debbie Bray April 30, 2014

Wow, just fabulous Lisa, big congratulations on your gold badge win! #11035231

Kathy Salerni level-classic April 30, 2014

Huge congrats on your Gold Winning Image, Lisa! #11035283

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 30, 2014

Loved your series - congratulations on your gold! #11035335

Gerri R. Jones April 30, 2014

Beautiful and elegant winner, Lisa! Congratulations! #11035390

Terry Cervi level-deluxe April 30, 2014

Congrats on your spectacular win, Lisa!! #11035565

Mary K. Robison May 01, 2014

Congratulations on your well deserved Gold Winner, Lisa! #11035680

Colette M. Metcalf May 01, 2014

Big congrats!!!! #11035802

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe May 01, 2014

Congrats on your amazing Winner Lisa! #11036643

Karen Bacon May 02, 2014

Congratulations on an awesome winner! #11037136


Congratulations on this fannn...tastic Gold 2nd Place Winner Lisa, very well deserved too!

jo ann c. #11037176

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 26, 2014

Beautiful Lisa, congratulations on your win! #11052589

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