Alone in a Crowd

© Sam Britt

Alone in a Crowd

Tammy D. Ferren level-classic November 10, 2008

This is awesome, Samantha! Very creative, colorful, and fun to look at, with great clarity! (I don't know about the category, someone else would be better on that question) #1032761

Janet Daniel level-classic November 10, 2008

This is a "jewel" of a close up, Sam! Wonderful color, detail, & lighting! #6733926

Margaret R. Barry November 10, 2008

Beautiful colors, composition and light, Sam! #6733931

Dianna Murphy November 10, 2008

That's really cool Sam! #6734134

Deb Koskovich November 10, 2008

Great set up and results, Sam. Yes, I would say you did pick the right category, that is probably where I would have put it, or else in Catch All... #6734144

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 10, 2008

Excellent capture here, Sam. Perfectly done. Love it. I agree with Deb on the category. #6734200

Sherry L. Davis November 10, 2008

Awesome set up and capture, Sam! I agree, perfectly done! #6734233

Vitor Dias November 10, 2008

Amazing work Sam, well done, congts.

rgs Vitor #6734304

Jim Huffield November 10, 2008

Beautiful work, Sam. Jim #6734397

Tiia Vissak November 10, 2008

a cool shot! #6734613

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 10, 2008

Very nice work Sam!! Jeff #6734625

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap November 10, 2008

Gorgeous image, colours, details and beautiful light Sam! #6734718

Kerry Hill November 10, 2008

Awesome capture, Sam! Fabulous clarity and lighting! #6735185

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 10, 2008

Phenomenal creativity, exceptional colors, focus, lighting, clarity, perspective, b/g & presentation here, Sam!!! Incredible & beautiful work again,my friend!!!

I would leave it in that cat. ,Sam or put it in Catch all- it will do well whereever you put it!!! #6735647

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 10, 2008

OH MY!!!! This is AWESOME, Sam!!!!! Such wonderful details and the lighting is incredible!!!!! ♫ k #6735739

Joan Powell November 10, 2008

yes you did , excellent macro !! #6735930

Tammy Espino November 10, 2008

Fantastic!!!! #6736025

Sam Britt November 10, 2008

Thank you Tammy F, Janet, Margaret, Dianna, Deb, Tammy A, Sherry, Vitor, Jim, Tiia, Jeff, Rajeev, Kerry, Patrick, Kitty & Joan! #6736029

Sam Britt November 10, 2008

Thanks Tammy, we must have been posting at the same time! #6736035

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 10, 2008

Oh yes Sam I think this is a great category for this
VERY cool image! Love it! #6736048

Nancy (Peaches) Harker November 10, 2008

FANTASTIC capture Samantha! #6736108

Vladan D. Djordjevic November 10, 2008

Terrific capture taken with amazing focus, details, superb lighting. #6736115

Sam Britt November 10, 2008

Thanks Courtenay, Peaches & Vladan! #6736515

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 10, 2008

It's a favorite, Sam, love it!!!

Debby #6736568

Kim Dietrich Elam November 10, 2008

great image, Sam! love the lighting. #6736743

A P November 10, 2008

Very cool and yes correct category. #6736847

Sam Britt November 10, 2008

Thanks you Deborah, Kim & Ann! #6736954

Sam Britt November 10, 2008

oops...I meant "Thank you!" #6736958

Clyde P. Smith November 10, 2008

Wonderful macro Sam. How do you think of things?

Clyde #6737042

Eugenio Diaz November 10, 2008

AWESOME image, great creativity, lovely colors and clarity, Excellent POV!!!!
SUPERB!!!!! #6737171

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 10, 2008

yes I think the category is perfect. and so is the capture... this is superb Sam....!!!! #6737484

Brett Dolsen November 11, 2008

Wonderfull category selection and stunning capture Samantha!!Brett #6737922

Bill Wyatt November 11, 2008

I love the star of light and colors. Very creative with beautiful composition and light!! Nice work! #6738377

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic November 11, 2008

FANTASTIC, Sam!!! I agree with the category. Love the sparkle and bokeh. <>< #6739256

Sam Britt November 11, 2008

Thank you Stefania, Brett, Bill & Nadine! #6739261

Sam Britt November 11, 2008

Thanks Clyde & Eugenio, too. I didn't mean to leave you out! #6739269

Karen Engelbreth November 11, 2008

WOW - cool macro, Sam! #6741446

Sam Britt November 11, 2008

Thanks Karen! #6742289

Elaine Eastman November 11, 2008

Great subject and composition. Great job on the reflections! So neat the way you caught the round marbles and sparkles. #6742829

Sam Britt November 12, 2008

Thanks Elaine! #6744905

Shirley A. Kinney November 12, 2008

Awesome image, Sam. The colors and reflections are just gorgeous. #6747298

Bill Knaps November 12, 2008

Wow Sam, Another beautiful capture. That is what I would put it in, but who am I to know that. LOL Bill #6747507

Sam Britt November 13, 2008

Thank you Shirley & Bill! #6749397

Sherran Andersen level-classic November 13, 2008

Love the colours... how did you achieve a capture like this? Sherran #6752130

Sam Britt November 14, 2008

Thank you Sherran. I placed a group of marbles on a sweep of fabric, moved one away from the others, and manually focused on it. My camera was mounted to a tripod above the marbles. I used a 60mm macro lens at f/4.5 for a shallow DOF. My light source was two gooseneck lamps, one on each side of the marbles. #6756365

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 14, 2008

Awesome Sam! I love the way the other marbles twinkle in the background -- looks like great bokeh! :-) #6756622

Sam Britt November 15, 2008

Thanks Cindy! #6757988

William C. Raco level-addict November 15, 2008

How cool!
Wonderful focus, light, color and bokeh
Excellent, Sam #6758189

Sam Britt November 15, 2008

Thanks Bill! #6758211

Clyde P. Smith November 25, 2008

Congratulations on a well deserved EP Sam. I think you will see some gold on this one.

Clyde #6802858

Irene Colling level-deluxe November 26, 2008

Wow, incredible image Sam.

Congrats on the well deserved EP.
Love the depth of field and sparkling background. #6812145

Karen Engelbreth December 18, 2008

Big congrats on your POTD, Sam :0) #6906165

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 18, 2008

Congrats on this beautiful POTD, Sam.

UB. #6906169

Tommy E. Burgess December 18, 2008

Congratulations on this outstanding POTD Sam!!! #6906175

Max Aureli December 18, 2008

Congratulations Sam on this POTD!!!! #6906183

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 18, 2008

CONGRATS ON YOUR POTD SAM!!!!!!!! #6906186

A P December 18, 2008

WWWwwwhhhheewwww!!! YYeeaaa for my good friend and her wonderful POTD. CONGRATULATIONS Sam. Now let's go for the hat trick and have it come up on the finalist and winners list as well!!! YGG!! #6906209

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic December 18, 2008

Sam I certainly agree with Ann!

on your great creativity you have. 8o) #6906224

Katarina Mansson December 18, 2008

Love the POV, DOF and bouquet here; congratulations on your POTD! #6906229

Darryl Wilkinson December 18, 2008

I love the concept, Sam - fantastic work! Congratulations on your award!! #6906249

Susie Peek-Swint December 18, 2008

Great image Sam ~ very creative comp and title ~ well done on your POTD! #6906323

Colleen Farrell December 18, 2008

Outstanding macro, Sam! I love it! Big congratulations on your POTD! #6906333

Renee Doyle level-classic December 18, 2008

Congratulations Sam on this well deserved POTD!!!! Beautiful concept and excellent capture! #6906341

Teri Klinger December 18, 2008

congrats on your POTD, Sam! great comp and sparkle! Ü #6906362

Mary K. Robison December 18, 2008

Great lighting and dof in this well-earned POTD, Sam! CONGRATULATIONS! #6906364

Hendrik Storme December 18, 2008

Congrats on your great POTD #6906402

Brett Dolsen December 18, 2008

Congratulations on your POTD!!Great work Samantha!!Brett #6906424

Tiia Vissak December 18, 2008

congratulations! #6906467

Arlene Krassner December 18, 2008

Wonderful POD
Congratulations Sam #6906470

anonymous December 18, 2008

Congratulations Sam on your Fantastic POTD! WTG! B- #6906583

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 18, 2008

A very unique POTD Sam, congratulations! #6906587

William C. Raco level-addict December 18, 2008

Beautiful photo, Sam
Congratulation on the POTD! #6906655

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic December 18, 2008

Big congratz, Sam!
Wonderful and creative POTD!
♥Smiles, Lisa #6906691

Deb Koskovich December 18, 2008

Hooray for you, Sam...major congrats! #6906744

Ken Smith level-classic December 18, 2008

Congrats, Sam..very creative!! #6906778

Karen K. Givens December 18, 2008

Congratulations Sam on your beautiful POTD. #6906786

Sharon King December 18, 2008

Beautiful work Sam, what a lovely image! Congratulations!!!! #6906794

Janet McNeil level-classic December 18, 2008

Congratulations on your lovely POTD!!! WTG!!! #6906821

Leslie McLain level-deluxe December 18, 2008

Congrats on your wonderful POTD. #6906923

Debora Kolcun December 18, 2008

What a work of art! Congratulations Sam. #6906924

Stephanie Frey December 18, 2008

Congratulations, Sam on your beautiful POTD! #6906929

Patti Coblentz December 18, 2008

A BIG congratulations, Sam...wtg!!!
Patti #6907012

Michael Umbreit December 18, 2008

Sam - Congratulations on your POTD!! - Mike #6907095

Mary Timman December 18, 2008

What a pretty Christmas shot Sam! Love the colors and tones!
Congratulations on POTD! Magnificent! #6907133

Tammy Espino December 18, 2008

I would love a potd! Congrats, this is one of my favorites of yours!!! :)) #6907161

Melissa Olsen December 18, 2008

Congrats on your POTD, Sam. It is a wonderful image! #6907169

Joy Rector December 18, 2008

congrats on the POTD #6907187

Anita Hogue December 18, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Cool image, Sam!!! #6907191

David Phalen December 18, 2008

BIG Congrats on an awesome POTD!! #6907205

Nikki McDonald level-classic December 18, 2008

Congratulations on the POTD, Sam. #6907209

Courtenay Vanderbilt December 18, 2008

Congratulations Sam!!! #6907253

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna December 18, 2008

WTG Sam!!!!!! Congratulations on your POTD!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6907411

Jessica Jenney December 18, 2008

Big congrats, Sam on your fantastic POTD!!!! #6907440

Sharon F. Morris December 18, 2008

Congrats Sam on your POTD. #6907518

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic December 18, 2008

Gorgeous Sam!!! Congrats on your POTD!! #6907596

Melissa G. Meiselman December 18, 2008

Spectacular image and big congratulations on your POTD, Sam!! #6907633

Sandy Powers December 18, 2008

What a beautiful photo, Sam! The sparkly background bokeh is spectacular! #6907659

Kathy L. Clark December 18, 2008

Wow Sam, big congrats on your awesome POTD. Great creative work. #6907665

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic December 18, 2008

Absolutely outstanding work here, Sam. So well done. Huge congrats on this well deserved POTD. We'll be seeing this yet again, I'm sure. #6907683

Derek D. Dafoe December 18, 2008

Fantastic image here!! Love it!! Congrats on POTD !! #6907712

Nancy (Peaches) Harker December 18, 2008


Sam Britt December 18, 2008

Thanks everyone!! #6907729

Erica Murphy level-deluxe December 18, 2008

WOW!! This is so gorgeous Sam!! Congratulations ane hope to see it in the winners circle.

Erica #6907794

Debra R. Harder December 18, 2008

WTG, Sam!! HUGE CONGRATS on your beautiful POTD!! Deb #6907819

Elizabeth A. Marker level-classic December 18, 2008

Awesome image! congratulations on the POTD!! #6908009

Judy A. Lawhon December 18, 2008


Philippe Vieux-Jeanton December 18, 2008

Nice setup, great macro... Beautiful image!! Congrats on your POTD, Sam!!! #6908051

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe December 18, 2008

Congratulations on your great POTD, Sam! #6908060

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett December 18, 2008

Congratulations on this super POTD #6908099

Daniella Puente December 18, 2008

BIG congrats Sam! Is a wonderful photo :))) #6908245

Kathleen Rinker December 18, 2008

Congratulations Sam!!! #6908254

Kelly S. Cavanaugh December 18, 2008

Fantastic, Sam! Congratulations on your POTD! #6908682

John Connolly December 18, 2008

A well titled great capture, Samantha! Congratulations on your POTD, excellent work! #6908696

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic December 18, 2008

Very cool!!! Congrats, Sam on POTD! #6908716

December 18, 2008

Absolutely awesome. Congrats on a well deserved POT. The focus, colors, and composition are a real eye catcher. #6908930

Robert K. Bemus level-classic December 18, 2008

Love the selective DOF and bokeh in this macro, Samantha-- congrats on your POTD!! #6908960

Michelle L. Frick December 18, 2008

Gorgeous on so many levels! Congratulations on your POTD Sam! #6909233

Margaret R. Barry December 18, 2008

Congratulations on your POTD, Sam! #6909238

Patricia Ronan December 18, 2008

A beautiful capture Sam!!! Congrats on your POTD:) #6909318

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 18, 2008

Congrats Sam on your Excellent POTD!! Jeff #6909450

Lorri Shank December 18, 2008

Congratulations, Sam!!! #6909479

Sam Britt December 18, 2008

Thank you all! #6909627

Joan Powell December 18, 2008

A big congrats !!! #6909754

Evy Johansen level-classic December 18, 2008

Congratulations on your very beautiful POTD, Sam!! #6909821

Irene Colling level-deluxe December 18, 2008

Perfect POTD to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

Congratulations Sam. Great shot. #6910046

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 18, 2008

WTG Sam! Congrats on your POTD! #6910317

MELODIE C. ROBERTS December 19, 2008

Congratulations Sam!!!
A Great Image for POTD!!! #6911117

Josselyne Klecanda December 19, 2008

This is great! I love it. Congrats. #6911340

Tonya R. Boles December 19, 2008

Wonderful set up with great results. Congrats. #6911997

Linda Blair December 19, 2008

Awesome...congrats on POTD!!!! #6912009

Cassie L. Woodlee December 19, 2008

Fantastic and congrats on POTD, Sam!!!! #6913415

Sam Britt December 19, 2008

Thanks everyone! #6913946

Laura L. Gonzales December 19, 2008

Congratulations Sam, on this outstanding POTD!!! WTG Girl!!!! Laura #6914256

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict December 20, 2008

Congratulations Sam on your POTD Win!

Dominick #6914715

Stephen Zacker December 20, 2008

Like the dof and all the highlights. Congratulations #6916130

Nadya Johnson December 20, 2008

Congratulations Sam, on your great Photo of the Day! #6916156

Erica Murphy level-deluxe December 21, 2008

Congratulations Sam!! This is such a fabulous image! #6921773

Courtenay Vanderbilt December 21, 2008

Congratulations on this Finalist, Sam! #6921882

A P December 21, 2008

CONGRATUALTIONS Sam on this wonderful finalist #6921924

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 21, 2008

Congrats, Sam, on this outstanding finalist!

Debby #6922108

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 21, 2008

WTG Sam, congrats again!!!!! #6922964

Karen Engelbreth December 21, 2008

Congratulations!! #6922965

Renee Doyle level-classic December 22, 2008

Awesome!! Congrats Sam!! #6923644

Douglas Pignet December 22, 2008

Another congrats Sam,Doug #6923801

Jessica Jenney December 22, 2008

Congrats, Sam on your amazing finalist!! #6925112

Tammy Espino December 22, 2008

Congrats! #6925238

Debbra Bailey level-deluxe December 22, 2008

Beautiful - congrats! #6925410

Derek D. Dafoe December 22, 2008

WTG Sam!! Congrats on a super finalist!! #6926135

Sam Britt December 22, 2008

Thank you all! I just found out. They must have posted finalist late last night. #6926575

Janet Daniel level-classic December 22, 2008

Congratulations, Sam! #6926879

Margaret R. Barry December 22, 2008

Congratulations on another fantastic finalist, Sam! #6927100

Debra R. Harder December 22, 2008

WTG, Sam! Double congrats on your POTD and finalist! This is AWESOME! Deb #6927594

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe December 22, 2008

Awesome!! Huge congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Sam!! #6927958

Erin Appelbaum December 22, 2008

Fantastic finalist and potd. Congrats again Sam. Peter #6928084

frank w. degenhardt level-classic December 22, 2008

Sam- Amazing creativity and the execution is phenominal. A huge Congratulations on this amazing work of art. Way to go. #6928434

Leslie McLain level-deluxe December 22, 2008

Congrats on your wonderful finalist. #6928906

Terry L. Ellis level-classic December 22, 2008

Congratulations again, Sam! Fantastic finalist! #6929180

Patricia Ronan December 22, 2008

Congratulations Sam, a beautiful image:) #6929392

Nadya Johnson December 22, 2008

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Sam! #6929439

Irene Colling level-deluxe December 22, 2008

Congratulations on your excellent FINALIST and POTD.

I love the sparkle and shallow DOF. #6929476

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic December 22, 2008

An absolutely outstanding finalist, Sam. Huge congrats. #6929605

Colleen Farrell December 22, 2008

WTG, Sam! Congratulations on your awesome finalist! #6930288

Robert R. Goodman level-addict December 22, 2008

A big congratulations,Sam!!!!!! #6930664

Sam Britt December 22, 2008

Thank you all so much! #6931222

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic December 22, 2008

Congrats on this cool finalist!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #6931397

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 22, 2008

More accolades for you Sam! Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #6931449

Bill Wyatt December 23, 2008

Fantastic image Congratulations on your finalist! #6932995

Stephanie Frey December 23, 2008

Congratulations on another wonderful Finalist, Sam! #6933016

anonymous December 23, 2008

Congratulations Sam on your fantastic finalist! B- #6933734

Kelly S. Cavanaugh December 23, 2008

Congratulations, Sam!!! #6933747

Sharon Sawyer December 23, 2008

WTG, Sam !!!! Congratulations on your awesome Finalist and POTD!!!! Happy Holidays ! #6934854

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 23, 2008

Hardy congrats on another great finalist, Sam, and one of my favorites as well!

Debby #6935556

Max Aureli December 23, 2008

Congratulations on this fantastic Finalist, Sam!!! Great composition!!! #6935619

Cheryl E. Molennor December 24, 2008

Congratulations on this great finalist! #6939347

Laurie Daily level-deluxe December 26, 2008

A BIG congrats to you Sam on this great POTD...I am so behind on BP and comments, But as soon as I saw this I knew I loved it! A belated, but heartfelt congrats to you! #6945151

Sam Britt December 27, 2008

Thanks everyone! #6948632

Tiia Vissak December 29, 2008

Congratulations! #6954745

Leland N. Saunders level-addict January 03, 2009

Congratulations, Sam on this beautiful photo ... and POTD ... Well-done ...

Lee #6978083

Corinne M. Thompson January 08, 2009

Congrats on your Finalist and the POTD for this fabulous capture! #7000912

Janice Mezzacappa January 11, 2009

Huge congrats Samantha on this fantastic, creative finalist and POTD!!! #7015264

Howard B. Cheek January 17, 2009

And a Big Congrats to you as well Sam..
This is awesome :)
Howard #7043461

Karen K. Givens January 21, 2009

Congratulations Sam, on your finalist and potd. :) #7064208

Tommy E. Burgess January 21, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Sam. Well done!! #7064236

Max Aureli January 21, 2009

Ha ha ha Congratulations Sam!!!!! :-))))

Photobucket #7064338

anonymous January 22, 2009

WTG Sam! Huge congrats on you finalist and potd!! B- #7067711

Kelly S. Cavanaugh January 22, 2009

Congratulation on this awesome finalist, Sam! #7067765

Cheryl E. Molennor January 22, 2009

great job Sam and congratulations! #7070162

Karen Kessler February 21, 2009

This is really cool, Sam! Congrats on the well-deserved awards, too!!! #7191564

Joseph M. Muench level-classic November 20, 2010

Very creative...great color and bokeh.
-Joe #9053286

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 23, 2011

Totally gorgeous, great composition and colors! Congrats Sam!

jo ann c. #9257998

Louvette Fowler May 21, 2011

What a beautiful photo! Great balance and emotional substance through still life. #9420437

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Details & Macro

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/13 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

Uploaded on November 10, 2008 Photo Contest Photo of the Day

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