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Guiding Light

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Guiding Light
Guiding Light
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Pigeon Point Light House on the coast between Santa Cruz and Half Moon Bay.

In PS Elements 6; Layered one cloud shot over the light house photo and one cloud shot under it. Used various opacity soft edged erasers to blend the shots and burned in some highlights. Created a new layer for the light using the Transparent Pastel Angle Gradient as a soft light overlay. Reduced the opacity and erased away most of the effect. Brushed in the flare
© Allen Hughes
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    Magnificent effects!


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4/3/2009 4:12:12 PM

 
Arlene Krassner
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Allen, very nice work on this.


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4/3/2009 4:22:51 PM

 
A P
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That is a lot of work Allen but you sure came up with a winner. Outstanding job, awesome result.


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4/3/2009 4:32:47 PM

 
Julianna J. Collett
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great work !!!Beaitiful


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4/3/2009 5:01:33 PM

 
Clyde P. Smith
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Well done Allen.


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4/3/2009 5:27:41 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great work. Beautiful image.


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4/3/2009 5:47:07 PM

 
Kim  Kleinschmidt
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Wow Allen! What a fabulous otherworldly effect.


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4/3/2009 6:16:34 PM

 
Bandar Aljahmi
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It's great photo!
Excellent work and the result is perfect!
Well done!!


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4/3/2009 10:41:55 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Wow...what a brilliant showcase for your talents and skills, Allen. This is phenomenal dd work. I make it a big winner. It SHOULD be!


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4/4/2009 3:41:57 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Beautiful work Allen!


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4/4/2009 5:40:44 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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This is just incredibly awesome, Allen!!! Wonderful DD work!!! :-) k


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4/9/2009 2:30:15 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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WOWIEEEeeeee!
Awesome creation here, Allen!
GREAT DD work!
~Lisa


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4/22/2009 5:47:00 AM

 
Joanna Madloch
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It's a real masterpiece, Allen.


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5/5/2009 6:50:15 PM

 
A P
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Congratulations Allen and I'm cheering for this outstanding capture to go...... ALL THE WAY!!!


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5/26/2009 2:11:52 PM

 
Kim  Kleinschmidt
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Congratulations Allen on this outstanding finalist! Best of luck in the next round!


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5/26/2009 3:18:35 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is truly magnificent, Allen! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! Deb


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5/26/2009 10:05:28 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Beautiful Fx, Allen. Congrats.

Usman.


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5/27/2009 1:16:39 AM

 
Kerry Hill
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Huge Congratulations on this well deserved finalist, Allen!!


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5/27/2009 1:43:02 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist, truly impressive Allen!


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5/27/2009 3:06:58 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!


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5/28/2009 12:29:37 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Beautiful winner, Allen!


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5/28/2009 1:19:02 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Congratulations Allen!


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5/28/2009 1:30:26 PM

 
Toni Riggs
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Wow, beautiful! Congrats!


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5/28/2009 4:09:38 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Wow, you are a DD master, Allen! This looks so realistic! Big congrats on your win!


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5/28/2009 5:03:54 PM

 
A P
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Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos


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5/28/2009 9:23:54 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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CONGRATULATIONS.......on getting GOLDEN!!

Usman.


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5/29/2009 2:28:53 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This was GOLD ALL THE WAY!! CONGRATULATIONS, Allen, on your beautiful GOLD WINNER!! Deb


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5/29/2009 10:11:22 AM

 
JudyAnn Rector
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Very beautiful creation, Allen... CONGRATULATIONS!!


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5/29/2009 2:28:02 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Beautiful lighting and effects-- congratulations on your Win, Allen!!


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5/29/2009 9:29:41 PM

 
Darlene Kiener
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Congratulations, Allen. Simply amazing.


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5/29/2009 11:51:47 PM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Awesome work, Allen. Huge congrats on this outstanding winner.


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6/2/2009 1:13:24 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Fantastic creation Allen, CONGRATULATIONS!


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6/3/2009 1:13:41 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding Allen, congratulations on your win!


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6/9/2009 2:38:39 PM

 
Joann carrillo
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I really enjoy your gallery. You do such great work in capturing your image and also in editing!


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6/14/2009 8:35:52 AM

 
Cyndy Doty
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Allen - what a marvelous image!!! The clouds are really great. Congratulations on your well deserved win!


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6/17/2009 1:55:33 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Allen your Win!!!!


Dominick


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7/17/2009 1:48:30 AM

 
James Fike
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This shot is absolutely stunning. I love the post on this.


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10/4/2009 12:02:44 AM

 
Wanda B. Anderson
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WOW!!! This one's a winner for sure! I missed Pigeon Pt, but sure will check it out next time. Stopped by Half Moon Bay for yummy clam chowder!


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8/14/2010 2:14:21 PM

 
Joseph M. Muench
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Great image, Allen.
Excellent creative vision and technique!
-Joe


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9/21/2010 6:33:14 AM

 
Rudi Reiner
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What a great find and perfect timing!


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4/3/2012 12:29:23 PM

 
Dayna Cain
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This is STUNNING!


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10/8/2012 11:33:46 AM

 
Liz Bullock
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Ditto, congrats on this beauty!


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