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Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 21 July 2009 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Last Tuesday inspired me. Let's hear it for Silly Tuesday. (I thoroughly enjoy doing this kind of playing around.)
New Granddaughter - Kylie Fern was born yesterday afternoon.

"A true photograph need not be explained, nor can it be contained in words." Ansel Adams

Canon PowerShot G10 1/125 second F/8.0 ISO 100 11 mm

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

Superbly done - looks like an upside-down drip tray for a pot plant. My post today can be seen here. Happy ST to all.

21 Jul 2009 5:31am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Très réussi.. j'aime beaucoup

21 Jul 2009 5:31am

Yvon from Orleans, France

very nice capture, a few crazy

21 Jul 2009 5:32am

Dulcie from Danville, United States

I'm stumped; I haven't a clue what that is, but I love that your photo looks like a drawing or lithograph. Great technique. My Silly Tuesday contribution (with a few words from my collaborator friend, Ann) can be seen here.

21 Jul 2009 5:59am

@Dulcie: It's a manhole cover next to our walking trail. Thanks for your kind words.

rem_la from Villiers, France

superbe traitement !

21 Jul 2009 6:00am

Scott Schilling from San Martin, United States

This looks like a manhole in the middle of a flower and grass field - I think?

21 Jul 2009 6:05am

@Scott Schilling: You got it.

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

cool processing! Congratulations on your new Grand Daughter :).

Here my silly tuesday contribution..

21 Jul 2009 8:13am

@Sarito: Thank you; all are doing well.

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

Mysterious and very beautiful ! Great ST . Here is mine

21 Jul 2009 8:43am

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

And...congratulations for your new granddaughter !

21 Jul 2009 8:45am

djedfre from schaumburg, United States

ah, they've arrived! great processing!
(mine here...)

21 Jul 2009 9:04am

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Fantastic composition and color. Nice processing

21 Jul 2009 9:18am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Congratulations on your new grand daughter..what a special time for you.
Great ST is mine!

21 Jul 2009 9:21am

@MrsAmber: Thanks, Kate; yes, it is a very special time.

Mary from PA, United States

The aliens are here :0....ha ha Here is mine.

21 Jul 2009 10:32am

Mary from PA, United States

Sorry, Let's try again.

21 Jul 2009 10:35am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

Might be silly but it sure is pretty and congrats and your new grand-daughter Kylie Fern and what a beautiful anyone of your family posting her photo?

21 Jul 2009 10:43am

@Lorraine: Thanks, Lorraine. Sooner or later, we'll get a photo up.

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

An interesting image to ponder. Here's mine!

21 Jul 2009 10:48am

Lesley from Lincoln, United States

Oooh, I like this! Very nice.
Congrats on the arrival of Kylie Fern. Marvelous name!
My ST is here.
Take care, Jack.

21 Jul 2009 10:52am

@Lesley: Thanks, Les.

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece


21 Jul 2009 11:03am

Betty from New Jersey, United States

Congratulations on the new granddaughter, John! Here is my ST entry.

What is it? :-)

21 Jul 2009 11:08am

@Betty: Thanks, Betty. Manhole cover next to our walking trail.

Vachel from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia


21 Jul 2009 11:30am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

great processing ! like a drawing ! congrats for your new granddaughter !

21 Jul 2009 11:53am

@Anna.C: Thanks, Anna.

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I'm glad you're having fun, whilst bursting your 'Grandpa Buttons' ... congratulations on your new granddaughter!

Here's mine for today ... and it was fun to see Liners get into the act from across the pond!

21 Jul 2009 12:24pm

@Judy: Thanks, Judy.

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

This is fantastic J4J...glad you're having fun...thank you so much for continuing the silliness that is Tuesday:-) I posted by accident today, see my explanation here
Congratulations on you new Granddaughter!!

21 Jul 2009 2:21pm

@Linerberry: Thanks, Caroline.

PD from Overland Park, Kansas, United States

Looks like an alien spacecraft to me!! Here is my ST submission.

21 Jul 2009 2:32pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

good processing :) but what is this ?

21 Jul 2009 2:48pm

@Shahryar: Manhole cover.

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

A UFO??? Well, no it couldn't is not flying!
I don't think it really matters what is is- the processing is great! It looks just like it was hand drawn.
Congratulations on your new granddaughter! That is wonderful and exciting! I hope both Mama and baby are doing well :)

21 Jul 2009 2:56pm

@Tracy: Thanks, Tracy; everyone is doing fine.

Don from spokane, United States

I'm not sure what this is, but it makes a nice object for silly Tuesday.

21 Jul 2009 3:09pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

wonderful "post traitement " and work in this shot ,jack !!!
five stars ,i like it !

21 Jul 2009 3:39pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

I also can't figure out what this is, but I like the look of the shot, and doesn't seem silly to me, yet........
What gives?????

21 Jul 2009 4:39pm

@Susan: Manhole cover.

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Very strange. Like a little crop circle in a field... but don't know what is it...
Congratulations for Baby Kylie Fern. Hope to see a photo soon... :-)

21 Jul 2009 4:54pm

@Evelyne Dubos: Thanks, Evelyne; it's a manhole cover.

Ajay from Pune, India

I just love the post processing of this shot. And congratulations for your newly born grand daughter.

21 Jul 2009 5:03pm

@Ajay: Thanks, Ajay.

LauraS from United States

Hmm, what is it?

21 Jul 2009 5:05pm

@LauraS: Manhole cover.

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

OK, I give up! What is it?!
And a very warm welcome to Kylie Fern and congratulations to Grandfather Jack!

21 Jul 2009 5:22pm

@Sarah: Thanks for the welcome. It's a manhole cover.

Irene from Les Coteaux, France

Very artistic ! Congratulations for your new Grand daughter !

21 Jul 2009 5:49pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Congrats on that new granddaughter! Nice photo today, too.

21 Jul 2009 6:27pm

Dawn from Maryland, United States

Ha ha!! Very nice Jack!! It looks good in B&W as well. Congrats on the new grandchild!! : )

21 Jul 2009 6:38pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Crop circle? Then I noticed you wrote what it was. I like the textures brought out by the B&W. Nice work.
A BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your new grandchild.

21 Jul 2009 7:08pm

k@ from Paris, France

If you lend me a can-opener I'll tell you what this is at once........... ;/
I like the drawing-like B&W !
(and Hurrah for Kylie !)

21 Jul 2009 9:58pm

@k@: Thanks, Karine. Tomorrow is the unveiling of Kylie.

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Now that I know what it is, still don't think i'd call it "silly".....I think it's a great image !!! and i didn't see it earlier, but big congrats to you and the new parental unit, for kylie's coming out party!! look forward to seeing her first shots!!

22 Jul 2009 1:41am

willow from Chelsea, United States

Aside from the Queen Anne's Lace, I have no idea what I'm looking at. And I really like it. Silly, maybe. Creative, definitely. Congrats on the new grandbabay.

22 Jul 2009 2:27am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

I like the contrast

22 Jul 2009 10:57am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Interesting shot. Nice B&W treatment.

22 Jul 2009 4:57pm

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

With an usual object, a good result and processing... But... but today I think that I'm more crazy than you...

22 Jul 2009 6:05pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Nice work!

23 Jul 2009 6:33am

Marie from FRESNES, France

très beau graphisme.

24 Jul 2009 4:09pm

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

white flower on the left is perfect. There is a movement in this photo, it is attractive!

17 Aug 2009 2:50am

@Annie Viguié: Merci, Annie.