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Taxi - Venice, Italy

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 
TAXI
TAXI
Venice, Italy
Created from an original unmodified photograph using Corel Painter Essentials
All post production finished with Corel Paint Shop Pro using texture layers
Resub: November 11, 2009

Category: DD

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Christina N. Seuser
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    Beautiful result, Les. I love the soft colors!


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4/10/2009 12:10:11 AM

 
Natasa Mikuz
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I like this, Les! It looks like an old painting.


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4/10/2009 12:17:55 AM

 
Bandar Aljahmi
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Beautiful work!


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4/10/2009 12:46:04 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Amazing image and work, Les.


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4/10/2009 12:57:53 AM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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Really lovely work, Les.


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4/10/2009 3:47:52 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Brilliant work, Les.


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4/10/2009 4:10:59 AM

 
Jane Holestine
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Another stunning image, Les. Fantastic work in all areas.


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4/10/2009 5:25:51 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Fantastic painterly image, Les!


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4/10/2009 5:44:22 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Outstanding work, Les.


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4/10/2009 7:21:36 AM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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Love these painged images of Venice,Les! Gorgeous!


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4/10/2009 7:39:25 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Beautiful Les!!


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4/10/2009 10:34:36 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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A masterpiece :)


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4/10/2009 1:39:43 PM

 
Remi Trepanier
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OUtstanding capture and effect@!!!


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4/21/2009 5:12:58 PM

 
Mick Burkey
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Stunning work, Les. The soft tones, paint effect and texture all work so well. Really a beautiful work of art!


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4/23/2009 2:57:01 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Beautiful scene, beautifully treated, Les. I would love to see some of your "painted" Venice images printed on canvas.


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11/29/2009 7:28:19 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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A beautiful piece of art, Les!

UB.


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11/30/2009 8:55:12 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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One of your MANY and ever-growing OUTSTANDING/GORGEOUS/BRILLIANT works Les!! LOVE IT!! :0)


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12/1/2009 9:25:10 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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This is my other pick for fav frm your November entries, Les. The scene is classic for a reason and you have captured it very well. The artwork is over the top. Beautiful.


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12/7/2009 7:35:59 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Amazingly beautiful Les, great effects on this artistic capture!


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12/8/2009 8:59:03 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Superb finalist, Les. Really hope it goes on -- it deserves to. Congratulations.l


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12/15/2009 4:57:55 PM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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Wonderful effects! The lighting is great, as are the colors and the comp. Congratulations on this very fine finalist, Les!


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12/15/2009 6:07:12 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Les - Congratulations on your finalist! Nice shot and treatment! - Mike


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12/15/2009 7:03:33 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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I remember seeing this the first time around and LOVING it! I've always wanted to visit Venice! This is GORGEOUS! So happy to see it get the recognition it deserves! Congratulations again!


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12/15/2009 9:13:44 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Congratulations on your finalists this month Les! This one will turn golden soon I am sure...


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12/16/2009 3:41:44 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Spectacular work, Les. Congratulations on all of your November Finalists!


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12/16/2009 4:13:36 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Excellent, Les. Congratulations to you.


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12/16/2009 5:56:38 AM

 
Becky J. Parkinson
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So pretty and romantic looking, Les!! Congratulations on the finalist and good luck going forward!


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12/16/2009 6:28:36 AM

 
Kelly S. Cavanaugh
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Wonderful work, Les! Congratulations!!


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12/16/2009 9:07:39 AM

 
Erika  Haight
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Brilliant~! NOW LETS SEE THAT 1st Place WIN!!! ;)


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12/16/2009 11:58:58 AM

 
Teri Klinger
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wonderful! yes! I can see it as a print above my couch!! congrats


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12/16/2009 1:51:28 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Venice is certainly a scenic place. Congrats again, Les!


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12/16/2009 5:12:57 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Truly remarkable, congratulations on your finalist! Outstanding work!


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12/16/2009 6:37:13 PM

 
Sharon 
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Les, congratulations on another fantastic finalist!!!


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12/16/2009 11:03:32 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, Les.


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12/17/2009 1:47:14 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Congratulations Les on this gorgeous finalist and on your 101 win!!


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12/22/2009 9:26:05 PM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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Congratulations Les on being Photogroup 101's November Favorite!


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12/23/2009 1:50:44 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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And congrats on being featured in the Digital Darkroom newsletter, with this beautiful creation!


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1/20/2010 4:15:58 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats on this gorgeous DDR Feature, Les! Love it. :)


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1/20/2010 6:48:53 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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This is really beautiful, Les! Your composition is outstanding and your DD work is fantastic!!


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1/20/2010 7:32:14 AM

 
Loan Tran
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Wow, it is gorgeous, love the painterly effect you used.


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1/20/2010 8:02:36 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Congratulations on your feature in Digitial Darkroom.


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1/20/2010 9:55:26 AM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Congratulations on your being featured in the Digital Darkroom Newsletter, Les!!! A very well-deserved recognition indeed.
Cesar


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1/20/2010 7:14:12 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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A gorgeous Digital Darkroom feature Les! Congratulations!


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1/21/2010 12:32:29 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Belated Congratulations on this true work of art being selected for the Digital Darkroom newsletter in January.


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3/8/2010 7:21:40 PM

 
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