Precious Things

© Carla Metzler

Precious Things

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe September 20, 2006

This is beautiful Carla....I love the white on white and the pretty shells! #525699

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic September 20, 2006

Beautiful textures and shapes in the shells and very nice with the all rich white color. #3333921

Colette M. Metcalf September 20, 2006

How beautiful this is, Carla!!! #3333932

Paul Michko September 20, 2006

Awesome detail and tones on this, Carla. #3333957

Arya Bandyopadhyay September 20, 2006

Lovely tones and texture, Carla!! #3333976

Roger Bernabo September 20, 2006

Summer cool Carla, Love the composition, textures and shapes. #3334021

Sharon King September 20, 2006

Wonderful detail Carla. The title is perfect after reading the story behind the shells. #3334032

Jack R. Perry September 20, 2006

Very nicely done for a difficult shot.

It is nice to have something to remember someone special. #3334051

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 20, 2006

Great job Carla! Well done!! Jeff #3334061

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe September 20, 2006

Just beautiful...your whites look wonderful! #3334113

Kate Jackson level-classic September 20, 2006

Very pretty. Great white detail. I love collecting things from the shore! #3334143

Marcie A. Fowler September 20, 2006

Love the crisp, clean feel to this image. Excellent comp and lighting. Beautiful capture of treasured items. #3334170

ADILSON F. FERREIRA September 20, 2006

Fantastic details and lighting Carla!!!
I love it!!! #3334226

Steve Mescha September 20, 2006

Nice subject for the theme, Carla! Great shot :-) #3334291

Bill Wyatt September 20, 2006

Wonderful presentation and exposure. The lighting in excellent as well as the details, Carla! #3334338

Gail Vitikacs level-classic September 20, 2006

Lovely collection Carla....they are so full of wonderful details! #3334351

Carla Metzler September 20, 2006

Thank you, Agnes, Kerby, Colette, Paul, Arya, Roger, Sharon, Jack, Jeff, Linda, Kate, Marcie, Adilson, Steve, Bill and Gail.

Actually, the image I uploaded did not look quite this white. Go figure. #3334362

Ken Smith level-classic September 20, 2006

Well I figured yours would be pretty good, and it is. Well done, Carla! #3334393

Aimee S. McMaster September 20, 2006

...wonderful still life....love the composition Carla...Aimee #3334394

Paula Dwyer September 20, 2006

Absolutely Gorgeous!! :) #3334515

Crossroad Photography September 20, 2006

Beautiful and creative theme shot, Carla! #3334526

Cyn Valentine level-classic September 20, 2006

Beautiful..great comp!!! #3334532

Shawn Jennings level-classic September 20, 2006

Great detail and shadows Carla! My mother, too, liked to walk on the beach and collect shells when she traveled. Thanks for the reminder of those times. #3334596

Melissa G. Meiselman September 20, 2006

Stunning white on white full frame composition, Carla!!! #3334598

Cathy Barrows September 20, 2006

gorgeous...would make a great shot for my in-laws destin condo #3334635

Nina Shields level-addict September 20, 2006

Carla, outstanding work but more importantly, a shot from the heart, capturing cherished memories; well done! #3334695

Su Sana E. P level-classic September 20, 2006

Carla, excellent exposure with beautiful lighting!!
#3334786

Evy Johansen level-classic September 20, 2006

Gorgeous image, Carla! Perfect exposure! #3334914

Darren K. Fisher level-classic September 20, 2006

Wonderful image, I am with Roger. I love the textures and lines here. Very creative and well captured. Mine did not come out looking like it should have either once I up loaded it. #3334949

Tamara K. Walker level-classic September 20, 2006

Wonderful composition, beautiful shapes and textures. So far I think I like your white on white best. #3334998

Carla Metzler September 20, 2006

Thank you for all your kind words, Ken, Aimee, Paula, Robbie, Cyn, Shawn, Melissa, Cathy, Nina, Susan, Evy, Darren, and Tamara. #3335097

Joy E. Cobb level-classic September 20, 2006

So very beautiful, Carla!
(What is a "SG Theme"? Duh.)
This is so eye-catching...just gorgeous. #3335107

Alan L. Borror September 20, 2006

Beautiful high key image, Carla! Great subject, exposure and composition. #3335110

Anita Hogue September 20, 2006

They are beautiful! Love your presentation! Sweet memories! #3335115

Lorraine A. Cook September 20, 2006

Wonderful design in those shells, Carla! What a beautiful keepsake from your Mom.

This brings back fond memories of family weekends at the Jersey Shore. My sister and I would walk the beach searching for shells<:)) #3335120

Jenny Bosmans September 20, 2006

Gorgeous all white composition and image, Carla! Splendid capture! :) #3335431

Joy Rector September 20, 2006

gorgeous #3335459

Stephen Zacker September 20, 2006

Like the white on white and textures. Nice #3335642

Nadya Johnson September 20, 2006

Carla, this is just so GORGEOUS!! I love it! I collect shells too but it's hard to get them such a pristine white. These must be very special as they were your mom's. BEAUTIFUL!! I love the full-frame composition and the white-on-white-on-white. #3335692

David Phalen September 20, 2006

Walking a beach and collecting shells is one of life's great pleasures. You've honored your mother with this wonderful photo Carla. #3336085

Ray Clarke September 20, 2006

Wonderful shot and a very apt title Carla (ac) #3336105

Gary A. Meier September 20, 2006

Fantastic macro Carla! I really like the neutral tones here. Great work. #3336156

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 20, 2006

Wonderful job with the white on white! I love shells! Beautiful work!! #3336371

Wally Orlowsky September 20, 2006

The whites really make this marvelous, Carla. #3336436

Paul E. Earl September 20, 2006

This works so well! I like it a lot! #3336558

Mary N C. Taitt September 20, 2006

Very pretty, I love this white on white! Mary :-D #3336624

Stan Kwasniowski September 20, 2006

Carla, what a beautiful setting you made for these shells, beautiful #3336636

Husain Akhtar September 20, 2006

What an impressive image, Carla! Wonderful composition and clarity – lot to enjoy in this superb capture! #3336656

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 20, 2006

Wonderful high key image Carla, the shells are perfect for this. #3336745

Judyann Plante September 20, 2006

Just beautiful, Carla! Very nicely composed.

Judyann ><> #3336805

Dan Holm level-classic September 20, 2006

BEAUTIFUL white-on-white still life, Carla!! The light, textures, contrasts and capture are all perfect! #3336852

Ronald F. Fischer September 20, 2006

Very beautiful Carla! #3336887

Jenny D September 20, 2006

Beautiful and special!! #3337004

Carla Metzler September 20, 2006

Thank you for all your kind words, Joy, Alan, Anita, Lorraine, Jenny, Joy, Steve, Nadya, David, Audrey, Gary, Shelly, Wally, Paul, Mary, Stan, MH,Claudia, Judyann, Dan, Ron and JD. #3337133

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic September 20, 2006

Very beautiful Carla!, I love all those shapes, textures and details!,
Amalia #3337268

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 20, 2006

What a unique idea Carla!! and very well exicuted I might add!! This really shows off all the textures. I love it!! <>< #3337585

Donna Roberts September 21, 2006

There is a timeless appeal about shells Carla which you've captured perfectly in this beautiful, beautiful image.
I can't resist picking up a shell or three (in the hope that one day I will have a lovely beachside home to display them in....LOL)
Will catch up with you when I get back from Sydney next month.
:-) ddu
#3338160

Glenn E. Urquhart September 21, 2006

Absolutely Stunning work here, Carla!!! This is a truely unique, beautiful, pleasing composition! Very well seen and VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3338221

September 21, 2006

Hi Carla, outstanding work. Love the white on white. Love it.

sarah #3338483

Tammy Scott September 21, 2006

Wonderful theme entry and great memory of your mom #3338644

Carla Metzler September 21, 2006

Thank you, Amalia, Douglas, Nancy, Donna, Glenn, Sarah, and Tammy. #3338823

Autum Rhoades September 21, 2006

Carla, beautiful tribute to your mother. It's the little things that we remember and are so dear to our hearts. Love the white on white. Great! #3340009

Laura Clay-Ballard September 21, 2006

now that's white! awesome! #3341277

Dennis Flanagan September 21, 2006

Glad to see you made it home safely. Nice job on this. #3341832

Tarun Bose September 21, 2006

Really white on white. Excellent shot and great composition. Well done Carla. #3341910

Colleen Braun September 21, 2006

I love the white on white... #3341930

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 21, 2006

Beautiful Carla! Simply beautiful! ^.^ Kitty #3342050

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe September 21, 2006

I too collect shells...this is just sublime, Carla! So calming and lovely!

ccc #3342218

Carla Metzler September 21, 2006

Thank you, Autum, Laura, Deniis, Tarun, Colleen, Kitty and Candice. #3342559

Kathy Reeves level-addict September 22, 2006

Love this one Carla! Great detail on the white and how wonderful that they came from your mother! #3344834

Carla Metzler September 22, 2006

Thank you, Kathy. #3344859

Darryl Wilkinson September 22, 2006

And you captured and presented them perfectly! Beuatiful work, Carla. #3347497

Bobbie Davis September 23, 2006

This is perfectly white Carla! I love it! #3349154

Kara L. Hendricks September 23, 2006

I am a sucker for white on white... This is wonderful!!!!
Great job!!! #3349420

Carla Metzler September 23, 2006

Thank you, Bobbie and Kara. #3350554

Bridgette B September 23, 2006

What a wonderful way to remember your mother! Gorgeous image, Carla!~ #3351456

Carla Metzler September 23, 2006

Thank you, Bridgette. #3352059

Kristi A. Howson September 24, 2006

Beautiful composition and I love the whites...fantastic exposure and contrast! #3356192

Carla Metzler September 25, 2006

Thank you, Kristi. #3357678

Darren J. Gilcher September 26, 2006

Great shot. I underestimated white. #3365768

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe September 26, 2006

These are beautiful, Carla and such a touching story, too.
xoxo
kk #3367251

Carla Metzler September 27, 2006

Thank you, Darren and KK. #3373760

Sharon Day level-classic October 01, 2006

Beautiful image, Carla!!! I enjoy collecting them as well! #3396109

Carla Metzler October 02, 2006

Thank you, Sharon. #3396830

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 03, 2006

Really lovely work Carla!! #3403078

Carla Metzler October 03, 2006

Thank you, Donna. #3403383

Michael Khoury October 18, 2006

A real beauty Carla !...
M #3466995

Carla Metzler October 18, 2006

Thank you, Michael. #3467748

Kara L. Hendricks December 29, 2006

Congratulations... White on white is a fav. of mine... SO this appeals to me very much!!.... Wonderful!!

Best of luck in the finals!!!! #3751379

Shawn Jennings level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Carla!!! #3751575

Cathy Barrows December 29, 2006

Congrats on your finalist...great meaning to you...so glad it won #3751606

Marijana Fajgl level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations Carla on your wonderful finalist! #3751959

Laurence Saliba level-classic December 29, 2006

Congrats on this excellent finalist Carla!!!!!!!!!! #3752411

Paula Dwyer December 29, 2006

Congratulations Carla!! :) #3752452

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe December 29, 2006

Congrats Carla :-) #3752454

Ray Clarke December 29, 2006

Congratulations Carla #3753140

Renee Doyle level-classic December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Carla!
#3753631

Carla Metzler December 29, 2006

Thank you, Kara, Shawn, Cathy, Marijana, Laurence, Paula, Agnes, Ray & Audrey and Renee. #3753668

Glenn E. Urquhart December 29, 2006

A big Congratulations on your Finalist Award, Carla!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #3753888

Jenny Bosmans December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this stunningly beautiful Finalist, Carla! :) #3754138

Ken Smith level-classic December 29, 2006

Congrats, Carla!!! #3754294

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic December 29, 2006

Beautiful Carla! Congrats! Judy #3754349

Sherri Gorman December 29, 2006

Congratulations!!! Awesome white on white!!!! #3754646

Bill Wyatt December 29, 2006

Carla I am so happy for you this is so gorgeous!
Congratulations on your finalist! #3754737

Mary K. Robison December 29, 2006

Wonderful image and story, Carla!
CONGRATULATIONS on your finalist ~ best of luck next level up!! #3754767

Ray Thoms December 29, 2006

A big congratulations Carla..... #3755400

RC Fritz December 29, 2006

Awesome detail. Great job. Congratulations on your Finalist, Carla!! #3755645

Su Sana E. P level-classic December 29, 2006

Carla, Congratulations on this well deserved Finalist and Happy New Year!! #3756504

Lorraine A. Cook December 29, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Carla! Good Luck in the next round, my friend!<:)) #3757441

Marie Fields level-classic December 29, 2006

SO BEAUTIFUL, Carla!!! Congratulations! #3757459

Darryl Wilkinson December 29, 2006

This really is something special, Carla :) Congratulations!! #3757544

Nadya Johnson December 29, 2006

Love this photo! Congratulations Carla, on your gorgeous finalist! #3757660

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3758976

Terry L. Ellis level-classic December 30, 2006

A perfectly beautiful finalist, Carla! Congratulations! #3759257

Datha Y. Thompson December 30, 2006

BEAUTIFUL!! CONGRATULATIONS Carla!!! :0) #3759562

Gail Vitikacs level-classic December 30, 2006

YOU GO GIRL! I am sooooo excited for you! Congratulations on your second place! #3761083

Sam Britt December 30, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful 2nd place winner, Carla! #3761116

Jenny Bosmans December 30, 2006

Congratulations on this super Winner, Carla! :) #3761165

RC Fritz December 30, 2006

Congratulation on your WINNER, Carla. Beautiful! #3761274

Mary K. Robison December 30, 2006

SOOO happy to see this beautiful image selected for a Second Place win, Carla!
A huge CONGRATULATIONS to you!! #3761342

Kara L. Hendricks December 30, 2006

WOOOHOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! It is your day!!!!! Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!! #3761354

Marsha S. Smith December 30, 2006

Congratulations, Carla, this is so gorgeous! #3761355

Paul E. Earl December 30, 2006

Congratulations on this deserving winner, Carla! Well done! #3761383

Cyn Valentine level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations Carla!!! #3761411

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe December 30, 2006

Congratulations Carla and Happy New Year! #3761441

Shawn Jennings level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your win Carla!!! #3761478

Ken Smith level-classic December 30, 2006

Awesome, Carla...congrats!!!! #3761685

Tom Andersen December 30, 2006

Superb image, Carla! Congratulations on your win! #3761737

Darryl Wilkinson December 30, 2006

YEEEAAA, Carla!! I'm over here giving you a STANDING OVATION :) Congratulations on your win!! #3761747

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic December 30, 2006

Carla, Congratulations on your second place winner. #3761755

Sharon King December 30, 2006

So nice to see this as a winner Carla! Congrats! #3761812

Evy Johansen level-classic December 30, 2006

BIG congratulations on your beautiful and most deserving win, Carla! Happy New Year!! #3761820

Carla Metzler December 30, 2006

Thank you everyone. I appreciate it! #3762017

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe December 30, 2006

Way to go, Carla. I am very happy to see this win!!!
kk #3762062

Alan L. Borror December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Carla! #3762099

Terry L. Ellis level-classic December 30, 2006

It's so lovely that something so special to you and so beautiful wins Second Place! Huge congratulations, Carla!!!! #3762159

Laurence Saliba level-classic December 30, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS Carla!!! #3762181

Cesar J. La Rosa December 30, 2006

Absolutely beautiful!!! A very well-deserved Prize!!! Congratulations, Carla!!! #3762267

Cora Miller level-addict December 30, 2006

The soft lighting is perfect for these very special tokens, Carla. Beautifully captured. Congratulations on your win. #3762336

Bill Wyatt December 30, 2006

WTG Carla, Congratulations on your winner!! #3762355

Husain Akhtar December 31, 2006

One again many congratulations my friend! #3762471

Su Sana E. P level-classic December 31, 2006

Huge Congratulations on your Win, my dear friend!! #3762520

Ray Clarke December 31, 2006

Congratulations Carla, well done #3762573

Ray Clarke December 31, 2006

Congratulations Carla, well done #3762574

Paula Dwyer December 31, 2006

Congratulations Carla!! :) #3762610

Lynne Morris December 31, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful win Carla! #3762614

Glenn E. Urquhart December 31, 2006

An Outstanding Win, Carla!!! Congratulations!! Cheers, Glenn. #3762625

Laura Clay-Ballard December 31, 2006

way to go! congrats! #3762632

Anita Hogue December 31, 2006

A beautiful win for you and your mother! Congratulations!!! #3762649

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 31, 2006

WTG ON YOUR WIN!

You are a winner in more ways than one!

jo ann c. #3762870

Murry Grigsby December 31, 2006

Congrats on your super image and win Carla!! #3762948

Colette M. Metcalf December 31, 2006

Congratulations to you, Carla!!! #3763070

David Phalen December 31, 2006

Congratulations Carla on a well deserved winner! Happy New Year!! #3763168

Carla Metzler December 31, 2006

Thank you everyone. I appreciate it! #3763309

Tarun Bose December 31, 2006

Big congrats my dear Carla, for your deserving winner. #3763348

Kate Jackson level-classic December 31, 2006

Many congratulations Carla! What a wonderful idea! #3763396

Steve Mescha December 31, 2006

OMG! I totally missed this in the finals. A huge congratulations, Carla!!! What a way to end the year :-) #3763421

Stephen Zacker December 31, 2006

Congratulations! #3763603

Wally Orlowsky December 31, 2006

Congratulations on this white and wondeful winner, Carla! #3763867

Marcie A. Fowler December 31, 2006

Congrats on this awesome winner Carla!!! #3763973

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Congratulaion on a difficult capture and white on white winner, Carla #3764023

Sherri Gorman December 31, 2006

Congratulations on your AWESOME winner!!!! #3764054

Carla Metzler December 31, 2006

Thank you everyone. I appreciate it! #3764087

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Super beautiful winning image Carla, congratulations!! #3764246

Datha Y. Thompson December 31, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS!!! WTG Carla!!! Awesome Winner!!! #3764626

Carla Metzler December 31, 2006

Thank you, Donna and Datha. I apprecite it.
Happy New Year Everyone! #3765021

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Crla, congratulations on your Second Place Win. #3765304

Rakesh Syal level-classic January 01, 2007

Congratulations on your second place win, Carla!!! Happy New Year!!

#3766426

Carla Metzler January 01, 2007

Thank you, Janine and Rakesh. And Happy New Year to you! #3766510

Stanley J. Contrades January 01, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS, Carla on your 2nd Place win! Happy New Year!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3767728

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 01, 2007

HUGE congratulations my friend!! Well done!! <>< #3768801

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe January 01, 2007

This is so perfect, Carla!!! Congratulations on this wonderful winning image!!!:) #3769567

Susana Ms Heide January 01, 2007

What a treasure your mother passed on to you! These shells must hold so many dear memories! You've captured them in a timeless way! CONGRATULATIONS Carla! #3769649

Vicki Hunt January 02, 2007

I am thrilled for your win! Congratulations! Your Mother would be so proud! #3770241

Carla Metzler January 02, 2007

Thank you so much, Stan, Nancy, Jim, Susan and Vicki. #3771019

Cathy Barrows January 02, 2007

congrats on your win...i know this one is special for you #3772976

Sharon Day level-classic January 02, 2007

My favorite subject and beautifully done, Carla!!! Big congratulations! #3773932

Carla Metzler January 02, 2007

Thank you so much, Cathy and Sharon. #3773999

bob cornelison January 02, 2007

Sorry to be so late but a big Congrats to you Carla! Way to go!
~:O) #3774364

Carla Metzler January 03, 2007

Thank you so much, Bob. :) #3777139

Vladan D. Djordjevic January 03, 2007

Beautiful color, tones, lighting! #3777181

Judyann Plante January 04, 2007

Congratulations on this well deserved win, Carla!

Judyann ><> #3779142

Carla Metzler January 04, 2007

Thank you so much, Vladan and Judyann. #3779311

Donna W. Neal January 04, 2007

Congratulations on this well deservered Winner Carla #3779392

Carla Metzler January 04, 2007

Thank you so much, Donna. #3781027

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe January 05, 2007

Love this white on white Carla! I've been away for some time and it is good to see you have a winner! Peace, karen #3782858

Carla Metzler January 05, 2007

Thank you so much, Karen. And welcome back! #3783879

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 05, 2007

A beautiful image with a wonderful memory attached. Love this , Carla and congratulations!!! #3785498

Carla Metzler January 05, 2007

Thank you, Laurie. #3785620

Karen Bacon January 07, 2007

Wishing you a huge congratulations on this wonderful image Carla! #3790910

Carla Metzler January 07, 2007

Thank you, Karen. #3791038

Kevin OToole November 29, 2014

I saw this photo for the first time today, Carla. So clean and so pure and so sharp. It's really great. Belated congratulations. #11196615

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Description


SG Theme: White on White
Shot outside on white posterboard.

When my Mother had the opportunity to travel, she loved to walk along the water and collect shells. Before she passed away she gave me her collection, this is just a few of them.



Uploaded on September 20, 2006


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