tricks of the trade

© Kathleen Rinker

tricks of the trade

Uploaded: August 31, 2009 02:56:35


Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 31, 2009

This is Excellent Kathy - It works very well in B&W! Jeff #1174680

Hendrik Storme August 31, 2009

So cute...gorgeous tones and framing,wonderful image Kathleen!!! #7902593

Colette M. Metcalf August 31, 2009

Very cute capture!!! #7902612

Laurie Daily level-deluxe August 31, 2009

Fabulous! #7902624

Melissa Olsen August 31, 2009

I too like the soft black and white if only I could be that limber...LOL.
PS. I share your feelings on snow...LOL #7902957

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 31, 2009 the tones! #7902982

Anne M. Young level-addict August 31, 2009

Great capture!looks great in black and white #7902990

Michelle Alton August 31, 2009

This is really superb, Kathleen. #7903724

Kathleen Rinker August 31, 2009

Thank you everyone, I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #7904243

Eugenio Diaz August 31, 2009

Nice B&W image, really interesting detail and presentation. Good work,Kathy as always! #7905120

Kathleen Rinker September 01, 2009

Thank you Eugenio!! #7906009

frank w. degenhardt September 01, 2009

Kathleen- Oh my goodness girl. As soon as I opened your gallary this one just begged me to comment on it. A favorite of mine for sure. Not only did you capture the elephants doing their little trick which is just so awesome, but the presentation in black and white is incredible. I love the tones and this reminds me of some artist taking a pencil and drawing this. The details of the elephants are fantastic, love the background. This is more than just a conversion to black and white. What ever you did to get this look is phenominal. A winner for sure.
A work of art my friend.
Have a wonderful day and do take care. #7906351

Debra R. Harder September 01, 2009

OH WOW, Kathy! This is something else!! I love your choice of black and white...and your timing is impeccable!!! Great details, lighting, tones, textures and composition. I'm sure we'll see this in the winner's circle. Deb #7907206

Ellen Hodges September 01, 2009

Extremely cute and awesome capture, Kathleen! Love the b&w!! #7907343

Kathleen Rinker September 01, 2009

Frank, Deb and Ellen thank you so much for your wonderful comments, I appreciate it!! #7907555

Sam Britt September 01, 2009

Terrific capture, great timing, Kathleen. #7908546

Kathleen Rinker September 02, 2009

Thank you Sam!! #7908879

Howard B. Cheek September 02, 2009

They're well trained, nice timing on both sides of the camera :)
Well done Kathleen! #7910766

Kathleen Rinker September 03, 2009

Thank you so much Howard!!! #7911402

A P September 03, 2009

Amazing Kathleen. I love this. #7912626

Kathleen Rinker September 03, 2009

Thank you very very much Ann!! #7912674

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 04, 2009

Eye catching, great timing and beautiful image Kathleen! #7916106

Kathleen Rinker September 04, 2009

Thank you so much Donna!! #7916112

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 19, 2009

huge congrats on your finalist!!! #7956989

Barbara Waldoch level-classic September 20, 2009

Congratulations, Kathleen! #7957553

Michelle Alton September 20, 2009

Kathleen...this is a brilliant selection for finalist. Congratulations! Best of luck in the next round. #7958121

Janet Daniel September 20, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Kathleen! #7958564

Kathleen Rinker September 20, 2009

Stefania. Barbara, Michelle and Janet thank you so much, I appreciate your wonderful comments!!! #7959533

Ellen Hodges September 20, 2009

Congrats on an awesome finalist! #7959620

Patrick Rouzes September 20, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Kathleen!!! #7959623

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 20, 2009

Wonderful finalist, Kathy!
I love how they posed! Looks like they were happy to see you!
Smiles, Lisa #7960172

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Congratulations, Kathleen, on this beautiful Finalist! #7960750

Debra R. Harder September 20, 2009

Hey Kathy!! Huge CONGRATULATIONS on your EXCELLENT finalist! I knew we'd see this one again. (PS...It's great to be back home!) #7960962

Mitch Spence level-classic September 20, 2009

Marvelous. Congratulations, Kathleen. #7961533

Tarun Bose September 20, 2009

Congrats for your finalist, Kathleen. #7961547

Kathleen Rinker September 20, 2009

Thank you so much everyone I appreciate your wonderful supportive comments!! #7961842

Deri C. Dority September 20, 2009

Was this taken at a circus? I love this! You captured the elephants in perfect timing and the painted background gives it a slightly surrealistic look.
I love the B7W conversion for this image as well.
Deri #7961866

Eugenio Diaz September 20, 2009

Hi Kathy!
Congratulations on your AMAZING finalist.
Well done! #7962421

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 20, 2009

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #7962446

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Congrats Kathy on your Outstanding Finalist! Jeff #7962681

Leslie McLain level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Congrats on your fantastic finalsit, Kathleen. #7963916

A P September 20, 2009

Congratulations Kathleen on your AWESOME finalist. Best of luck in the next round. If you get a moment I'd love to know the story behind this capture. #7964078

Alex T. Mizuno September 21, 2009

Very compelling image Kathy! Congratulations on your Finalist!! Like Ann said, I'm curious to know the story behind it too :) #7964826

Dick W. Wyatt September 21, 2009

Congratulations, Kathleen!
Great image. #7964938

Kathleen Rinker September 21, 2009

Thank you everyone, I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #7965017

frank w. degenhardt September 21, 2009

Congratulations Kathleen. I do hope and have a good feeling about seeing this in the winners circle. Way to go girl. #7965601

Margaret R. Barry September 21, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Kathleen! #7966221

Kathleen Rinker September 21, 2009

Frank and Margaret thank you so much!! #7966230

Deri C. Dority September 21, 2009

Hi Kathleen,
I keep coming back to your picture. It has such a surrealistic look to it which I love. It really has my curiosity going. In looking at the painted on background, is this an exhibit at a museum?
Thanks! #7966772

Kathleen Rinker September 21, 2009

Thank you so much Deri!! #7967196

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic September 21, 2009

Huge congrats on this totally adorable finalist, Kathleen. #7967783

Susan Fox September 21, 2009

Congratulations!!!! #7968510

Kathleen Rinker September 22, 2009

Kirsten and Susan thank you so much!! #7969770

Colleen Farrell September 22, 2009

Wonderful capture, Kathleen! Congrats on your finalist! #7971131

Kathleen Rinker September 22, 2009

Thank you so much Colleen!! #7971661

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