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Spirit Within 07_23_08.jpg
23-JUL-2008

Spirit Within 07_23_08.jpg

We got up before dawn and slipped up the canyon this morning to try again. I think this image works better. Mother Nature sure made the perfect pattern in the bark for this image.

Canon EOS 5D ,Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
1s f/13.0 at 35.0mm iso100 full exif

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Kristy Sherrells08-Aug-2008 20:51
AWESOME!!! very creative...
Richard McDonell01-Aug-2008 00:29
Congrats Both. This is marvellous work of art!
Peter 29-Jul-2008 19:52
Lady Wanda and Sir William,
I agree with "Bob from Down Under"
Outstanding work from the both of you. Gosh you guys are good!
Steve Patterson26-Jul-2008 14:04
That is very cool, Bill. Wanda as wood nymph. I like your expression better in this one, Wanda, and bark never looked so good. Nice job on this.
Bob from Down Under 25-Jul-2008 03:02
Daunting? Yes!!! Flaunting? No!!! Haunting? Yes!!! Taunting? Yes!!!
Go for it, you two. You are two outstandingly creative, yet sharing, individuals.
We are so blessed to have you on this Earth!!!
Keep up your great efforts together - and please, please, continue to share your multi-talents with your global community!!!
Congratulations!!!
Guest 24-Jul-2008 15:49
This is so well done...it would be a wonderful B&W study without Wanda, with Wanda it takes on the surrealistic quality I think you were looking for. This could make a wonderful series of the Spirit Within appearing in several natual settings...grass, mountain landscapes, water, etc. Hope to see more!

John from Missouri
Scott 24-Jul-2008 03:43
Really cool picture.
Bill Gallagher23-Jul-2008 17:55
Nicely done with just the right amount of blending. V
Gary Blanchette23-Jul-2008 15:15
This is such a cool concept. I wonder what would happen if the upper half of Wanda's body were to curve, following the lines to her left?
Ann...23-Jul-2008 15:07
A mystery - is she appearing or disappearing?!!
Dave Callahan photography23-Jul-2008 14:56
Much better Bill.Great concept and execution
Kenneth Zimmerman23-Jul-2008 14:53
very cool, good job.