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12 February 2006 Coleen Perilloux Landry

Paddlewheel and Mississippi River

New Orleans, Louisiana

I had to pose for a calendar on the River in the French Quarter early this morning--the coldest day of the year, temperatures below freezing and a 20 mph wind out of the northwest. Froze.
The bright blue sky and the sun shining on the River with the Crescent City Connection bridge in the background was a shot that said "take me."
I added several New Orleans French Quarter to my "Katrina Was No Lady" gallery today.

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JW16-Feb-2006 20:13
So, are you 'Miss February' , Coleen? LOL

Great B&W image - nice to see the bridge is in tact.
Guest 14-Feb-2006 02:59
I love the Mississippi River. Thanks, Al
carol j. phipps13-Feb-2006 23:08
Very nice! The sun certainly glistened on the water.
northstar3713-Feb-2006 20:09
looks tranquil today
Buz Kiefer13-Feb-2006 18:39
Very fine compositional work and a very nice B&W of Old Muddy.
J. Scott Coile13-Feb-2006 15:24
Great perspective!
Greg Harp13-Feb-2006 15:22
Wonderful shot--another great image in B&W
Karen Stuebing13-Feb-2006 12:32
Perfect for b/w. It really brings out the shapes and the sparkle on the water.
Neal Nye13-Feb-2006 12:26
I love this composition. You're doing a beautiful job with your black and whites
laine8213-Feb-2006 08:14
Love the sparkle
Gary Winters13-Feb-2006 04:50
Um, where can we order calendars? ;-)

Good shot.
Guest 13-Feb-2006 03:56
Neat angle for the shot. The glistening wateris also a plus.
Karen Leaf13-Feb-2006 02:02
Tell us about the calendar, Coleen. This is wonderful, tho I can't feel too badly about your weather conditions :)
petesie13-Feb-2006 01:16
Well, Calendar Girl, this is another wonderful one. I want a copy of the calendar, please.
Herb 13-Feb-2006 00:52
Nice shot
Guest 12-Feb-2006 21:10
Nice... I can feel the sun, I'll send some snow form New Jersey for you :) Cheers
Bryan Ramsay12-Feb-2006 21:01
Nice B&W. -BJ
CJ Burianek12-Feb-2006 20:44
Beautiful lighting on the river. Very nice contrast btw the highlights there and the dark paddlewheel.
Al Chesworth12-Feb-2006 20:15
Wonderfull grey sky but the sun got through.
Robin Reid12-Feb-2006 19:00
Wonderful shot. This b&w theme is bringing out real talent in you!
royalld12-Feb-2006 18:33
Oh yes... wonderful shot.
Sean Blumenhein12-Feb-2006 18:33
Lovely shot.
Josy's Pics12-Feb-2006 18:30
Beautiful picture... nice comp.
Lee Rudd12-Feb-2006 18:26
one of those timeless images... good composition
Zak12-Feb-2006 18:22
wheely nice!