Nothing Fishy Here!

© DiAnna F. Paulk

Nothing Fishy Here!

Uploaded: June 27, 2005


Congratulations to Dado, aka The Italian Eye, and the other big WINNERS in the May contest!! (I couldn't resist responding to your "fishy" entry, Dado. Hope you don't mind.) Taken under very difficult circumstances -- my granddaughter was crying because I put the turtle in the vase!!! Window lighting and diffuse flash, 1/60 sec, F4, Tamron 28-75mm 1:2.8 lens, ISO 100


Jane Summa June 27, 2005

Fantastic shot, dedication & description, DiAnna! Excellent catch of what things actually look like to the natural eye while looking into the water..Great colors and detail, too! #269850

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic June 27, 2005


This looks like a winner to me.

This awesome.

Color, detail, lighting you have all.

Kerby #1526360

Goshka G. June 27, 2005

Very well done, DiAnna! And a great response to Danilo's fishy entry!;-) #1526369

Laura E. OConnor June 27, 2005

Beautiful image! Colors are great, composition is perfect, LOVE that little turtle! I'd say it was worth the hassle!!! #1526381

Terry L. Ellis level-classic June 27, 2005

Wonderful reponse to Danilo's entry. Great job, DiAnna and love your story about getting this shot! Well done!! #1526453

DiAnna F. Paulk June 27, 2005

Thanks everyone. The turtle is really not as clearly focused as I would have liked -- and I wasn't pleased with the lighting either. I hope to reshoot this under better circumstances sometime soon :) This one really doesn't do Danilo's entry justice, but it was the best I could get today and I just couldn't wait after I got the idea to do it!! LOL #1526637

June 27, 2005

wonderful photo DiAnna! perfect as off center and angled, beautiful colors really are eye-catching!

emma #1526950

Sandy Landon June 27, 2005

Great photo. Very well executed!! #1526963

DiAnna F. Paulk June 27, 2005

Thanks, Sandy & Emma! #1527145

Marsha S. Smith June 27, 2005

I think this is wonderful. The colors are super and it is reminiscent of Dado's shot - I am sure he is flattered and pleased. #1527458

DiAnna F. Paulk June 27, 2005

Thank you, Marsha. I thought I'd upload a photo of Hannah "saving" the turtle after the photo session!! LOL #1527921

DiAnna F. Paulk June 27, 2005

Okay, I'll try again! #1527931

DiAnna F. Paulk June 27, 2005

Okay, I'll try again! #1527933

Judy S. Fung June 27, 2005

Great response and image, DiAnna! #1527950

Colette M. Metcalf June 27, 2005

Fantastic, DiAnna!!! #1527977

DiAnna F. Paulk June 27, 2005

Thanks, Colette and Judy. #1528016

Tammy Scott level-classic June 27, 2005

VERY neat composition on this shot, DiAnna! Great colors, too! #1528129

Piotr M. Organa June 27, 2005

Beautiful composition and colour, DiAnna!
Nice photo. #1528181

Piotr M. Organa June 27, 2005

Nice photo! Good comp. #1528192

DiAnna F. Paulk June 27, 2005

Thanks, Tammy and Piotr! #1528225

Bobbie Davis June 27, 2005

Great image DiAnna......the colors are great! Sorry that your granddaughter was crying! #1528239

Danilo Piccioni June 27, 2005

TNX a lot DiAnna and thank you little granddaughter too, for loaning the cutest turtle I have ever seen!!! Di, this shot is just awesome and the angle is super so are the colors and lighting, a shot that I would really like to call mine!
I hope it will bring you luck as mine did to me!!
Dado #1529173

Laura Clay-Ballard June 28, 2005

wow. spectacular! I thought it looked familiar! But hey! isn't that what this is all about? to make us better photographers? LOL #1532709

DiAnna F. Paulk June 30, 2005

Thanks, Laura, Dado and Bobbie! #1540818

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 30, 2005

Fantastic shot DiAnna. Good luck with it. #1540861

DiAnna F. Paulk July 01, 2005

Thank you, Kay. #1542779

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