'I ain't got no body...'

© Francis Cailles

'I ain't got no body...'

Uploaded: April 14, 2005


Mesquite Sand Dunes, Death Valley National Park, CA. Skull was planted :-) Thanks to Cathy Kovarik for the title.


Cathy Stancil April 14, 2005

Love the tones, the textures, the lines in the sand...Another beautiful shot Francis ! And great title ! #236683

Kristen McKain April 15, 2005

Wow! Fantastic! #1256542

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe May 22, 2005

Congrats, Frances! Love this one! #1382842

Cora Miller level-addict May 22, 2005

ROFL!!! What a title! And that skull there looks entirely natural to me. We never would have known it was planted if you hadn't told us. :) Another remarkable image from you with equisite detail from the immediate foreground to the far distant mountain peaks and that low warm light that makes even a dead head look good! Congratulations, Francis. This one certainly deserves the recognition and the win! #1383594

Jan Van Assche May 24, 2005

Haha great title and great photo ! #1387984

Susie Peek-Swint May 24, 2005

Beautiful image alone without the skull but I love the touch of humour ~ great image! Congrats on finals and potd! #1387989

May 24, 2005

Beautiful image! #1388001

Humayun Rizwan May 24, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS, Francis on well-deserved POTD. Great image #1388007

Bill Houghton May 24, 2005

Beautiful desert scenic. Congratulations on your win. #1388052

Judy S. Fung May 24, 2005

Congrats on finalist and POTD, Francis! #1388132

Bonnie C. Lackey May 24, 2005

Congratulations on the honors for this outstanding image! #1388172

Laura Clay-Ballard May 24, 2005

This one is a winner! congrats! #1388438

Scott Pedersen May 24, 2005

Nice composition. #1388498

Debra Booth May 24, 2005

Beautiful, Francis! Congratulations on your finalist and on POTD! #1388528

Darren K. Fisher May 24, 2005

A big CONGRATS to you Francis. #1388553

Joy Rector May 24, 2005

Congrats on POTD #1388625

Dorothy E. Reed May 24, 2005

congratulations Francis....one of my favorites of yours...oh heck, all your work is a favorite for me. #1388748

Dan Walters May 24, 2005

Awesome shot! I really like the composition and the light! #1388823

Penny Steiner May 24, 2005

Gorgeous POTD and a gallery worthy of a photographic artist. Congratulations. #1388834

Jeff Lovinger level-addict May 24, 2005

Congrats Francis on this fantastic POTD. Your work is so beautiful. #1388866

Cathy Barrows May 24, 2005

congrats on your POTD...love the title #1388976

Sanford Dickerson May 24, 2005

Truly impressive Photo. Fine example of what photo art is all about. Hats off to you!!!!! #1388979

Wendy Stevenson May 24, 2005

Congrats on this beautifully composed and executed image!!! Perfect lighting and amazing colour! #1389058

Francis Cailles May 24, 2005

Thanks guys...I really appreciate the kind remarks. What a great surprise to be chosen POTD! woo-hoo!

Thanks again...what a generous bunch of folks! #1389064

Olivia Navarro May 24, 2005

WOW, what a shot, Francis! And your title is hilarious! Congrats on your POTD! #1389301

Kate Jackson May 24, 2005

I love sun and shade sand dune pictures. This one is great. Congrats on POTD #1389345

Kay Beausoleil May 24, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD, Francis -- a wonderful composition you made, worth getting up early in the morning for! #1389549

Leanne M.E. Boyd May 24, 2005

Excellent shot Francis, and congratulations on your POTD! #1389820

Kimberly J. Whipps May 24, 2005

Okay, I wasn't having the best morning and you and this title just really cheered me up. Great shot - perfect title. #1389898

Michelle R. Kovach May 24, 2005

Congrats on your finalist & POTD! #1389965

Sharon Day level-classic May 24, 2005

Double congratulations, Francis!!! Gorgeous and stunning image! #1390133

Lori Carlson May 24, 2005

GREAT "plant" Francis!! :0) It goes perfectly! :0) This is so visually pleasing...great job! Congrats on your POTD!! :0) #1390433

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 24, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist photo!! Fantastic potd as well! #1390552

Ed Heaton May 24, 2005

Hi Francis,
Great job on this! Congrats on POTD! #1391067

William C. Raco level-classic May 24, 2005

Excellent photo, Francis!
Congratulations on the POTD recognition.


Kathleen R. Struckle May 24, 2005

Awesome image francis! Congrats on POTD!! #1391421

C, William Dunsay May 24, 2005

Take away the skull and it still doesn't look real. How beautiful! #1391564

Diane Dupuis May 24, 2005

Congrats on your first place win! #1391763

William C. Raco level-classic May 24, 2005

What a day!
POTD and First Place!
Congratulations, Francis!


Kerby Pfrangle level-classic May 24, 2005


Congratulations on first place.

Well deserved.

Kerby #1391871

Sharon Day level-classic May 24, 2005

Congratulations on your first place win, Francis!!! Well done! #1391886

Cathy Barrows May 24, 2005

Congrats on your super win! #1391919

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe May 24, 2005

Yoohoo! Way to go, buddy! #1391969

Terry Cervi level-classic May 24, 2005

A beautiful image and I love the title too, Francis! Congrats on your first place win! #1392217

Rhonda Smith May 24, 2005

With or without the skull.. this is a winner!! Congrats! #1392219

melvina weatherby May 24, 2005

Congratulations on your well deserved first place win !! #1392393

Francis Cailles May 24, 2005

WOO-HOO!! What a day!! Thanks everyone for looking and commenting.

Unnnnnnnnbelieeeeeevable!!!! #1392426

Carolyn J. Connolly May 24, 2005

Woo-hoo indeed, Francis...but it shouldn't be unbelievable to you - it's certainly NOT to all of us!!! ;-)

This is SUCH a wonderful image - and, is SO-O deserving of being chosen as a Finalist, POTD, AND then, FIRST PLACE winner, Francis...YAY!!! Sincere congratulations!!! :-) #1392632

Sherri Conley May 24, 2005

Congratulations on your first place win, Francis! Well done! #1392707

Peter K. Burian May 24, 2005

This is an exceptional image, Francis. I wish I had taken a steer skull with me to Death Valley last year.

And congratulations!

Peter Burian, www.peterkburian.com
BetterPhoto Instructor #1392785

Jeff Lovinger level-addict May 24, 2005

Congrats Francis on your first place win!!!!!
This is one of my favorites. #1392816

Chuck Inglefield May 24, 2005

Wonderful color and contrast. Your composition is fantastic. #1392876

Patrick Campbell May 24, 2005

Many congrats on your outstanding photo and win, Francis! #1392978

Melissa L. Zavadil May 24, 2005

This is such a spectacular shot! Congrats on your 1st place win!! #1393121

Cathy Stancil May 24, 2005

Congratulations Francis on your 1st place winner !! I had no doubts that we'd see this one again... #1393232

Cora Miller level-addict May 24, 2005

Yippee!!! CONGRATULATIONS Francis! #1393281

Lori S. Aschbrenner May 25, 2005

Congratulations, Francis! LOVE the title!! #1393633

Ed Heaton May 25, 2005

Congratulations on your first place win, Francis! Very well done! #1393993

Michael McCook level-classic May 25, 2005

Congratulations Francis on your 1st place win! #1394526

Kevin Burns May 25, 2005

Congratulations #1394735

Wendy Stevenson May 25, 2005

Congratulations Francis on this excellent FIRST PLACE win!!! #1394929

Judy S. Fung May 25, 2005

Congrats on your win, Francis! #1395995

Kristen McKain May 25, 2005

Congrats! Well deserved!! #1396292

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 25, 2005

Congratulations on this very excellent win, Francis!!!! The image and the title are fantastic!!!! #1396907

May 25, 2005

it is a well shot picture. great colours and clarity. still, I feel that the scull should have looked smaller to emphasize the vastness of sand and the scull's insignificance in it.
it has been well composed and titled.
congrats! #1397488

Dolores Neilson May 26, 2005

Well deserved Francis! I recall seeing this somewhere...maybe your website. Thought it was great then...and still do!! Congrats! #1400069

Jeff Dadey June 01, 2005

Congrats on your win Francis! Great photo!

Jeff #1421082

Greg Briley level-addict June 20, 2005

Francis. I know this is late but I have been way busy, but I wanted to make sure I offer my Congrats on your April win before the May contest is displayed. Wonderful detail, contrast, color and humorous storyline!! Way to gooo!!! #1494907

June 30, 2005

Congratulations! Francis, I've viewed your gallery and you have a great eye and wonderful sense of nature. You have created magnificent works of art with your camera. KK #1541343

Jill Odice level-classic July 03, 2005

Hey Francis, I just joined this site and am glad to see so many familiar faces :-) So far I am really loving this one! did you get your photo yet?
Jill Odice #1550658

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