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Greetings from 1915!
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Greetings from 1915!
Greetings from 1915!
© Colleen Farrell
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Michelle L. Frick
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    You are such an incredible artist Colleen! This is so well done - I love the effects!!

7/13/2009 7:52:00 PM

 
Jean B. Hall
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This is just splendid! So wonderfully moody. Love what you've done with the effects.

7/13/2009 8:00:33 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Outstanding work, Colleen!
Definitely achieved that old postcard look.
Beautiful light and tones!
Great use of effects.
~♥~lisa
7/13/2009 7:51:31 PM

Thanks so much, Michelle, Jean and Lisa!

7/13/2009 8:08:52 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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I LOVE this, Colleen!!! Beautiful image with such elegant effects!!! :-) ♫ k

7/13/2009 8:11:30 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Wonderful work with these effects Colleen!:)

7/13/2009 8:18:53 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Wonderful work of art on this classic beauty. Great grain and antiquing on this wonderful capture Colleen!

7/13/2009 8:39:12 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Great composition, tones & effects, Colleen. It does look like an old postcard.

7/13/2009 9:09:30 PM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Wonderful image and great work with the effects here, Colleen! I really like that vintage look... what textures did you use?

7/13/2009 10:11:26 PM

 
A P
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You've accomplished your goal of getting that old postcard look, Colleen. Awesome capture and effects.

7/13/2009 10:19:34 PM

 
Max Aureli
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Wonderful painting work!!! Great light and textures, Collen!!!!

7/14/2009 1:08:59 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Very nicely accomplished, Colleen.

7/14/2009 2:40:46 AM

 
Beverley Scott
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You've definitely excelled at the old postcard look in this image, Colleen! Excellent work!

7/14/2009 3:15:57 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Lovely texture effects, Colleen. And congrats on your POTD today...no surprise there!

7/14/2009 3:41:14 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Great capture and treatment Colleen ~ terrific DD work!

7/14/2009 4:26:05 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Magnificent!!
Fantastic effects and texture!!!
Well done...Amazing work Colleen!

7/14/2009 5:28:32 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thanks very much, everybody!

Raymond, it's a variety of textures, including stone and fabric.

7/14/2009 8:13:13 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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This is absolutely gorgeous Colleen!Very well done!!

7/14/2009 8:24:13 AM

 
Joy Rector
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beautiful

7/14/2009 12:16:10 PM

 
John Connolly
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Amazing darkroom work here Colleen! This sure looks like a postcard from the past! Well done!

7/14/2009 1:49:40 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Fantastic presentation,amazing image,wonderful subject,Colleen!

7/14/2009 2:19:05 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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You certainly got the look you were going for! Stunning~
Congrats on your POTD !!! YAY :)

7/14/2009 3:08:50 PM

 
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Hi Colleen! Well you did a fine job with this image...it certainly looks like an old postcard!! Well done! B-

7/14/2009 5:55:35 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Totally beautiful, Colleen!

7/14/2009 9:08:44 PM

 
Janice Mezzacappa
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Bellissimo!!! Colleen this is truly gorgeous and have created a work of art!!

7/15/2009 8:45:41 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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ART! Wonderful presentation, Colleen!!!

7/15/2009 9:47:22 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great tones, effects & framing!

7/15/2009 1:50:23 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you so much, everybody!

7/15/2009 3:26:25 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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So very beutiful, Colleen!!

7/15/2009 11:56:54 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you, Evy!

7/16/2009 4:41:08 PM

 
Michael Khoury
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I like how you have rendered this with its nice texture and warm tones Colleen!
mk

7/17/2009 2:49:09 AM

 
Ivan Chacon
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Lovely work! :)

7/17/2009 7:40:15 PM

 
Chris Ebben
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All that effort certainly paid off. Great results=^..^=

7/18/2009 3:15:33 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you Michael, Ivan and Chris!

7/18/2009 4:21:15 PM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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I think you've achieved your quest for an old postcard quality....just lovely....

7/19/2009 5:22:55 AM

 
Kathleen M. Rinker
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Great image and effects Colleen!!

7/19/2009 3:34:20 PM

 
Robert Baer
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perfecto my friend!! love it.

7/21/2009 6:38:40 AM

 
Heidi Knight
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Great tones and effects for just the right mood! Love your images!!!! ;)

7/21/2009 3:30:27 PM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Wow, this is stunning, Colleen! I hope we see it with some gold next month!

7/22/2009 5:06:06 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Great comp, I love the tones and effects; just beautiful, Colleen!

7/22/2009 7:21:03 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thanks so much, Patricia, Kathleen, Justin, Heidi, Stephanie and Amy!

7/22/2009 10:24:31 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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lOVE THE OLD TIME LOOK, AWSOME DDR cOLLEEN!

Dang cap locks lol sorry!

8/6/2009 11:29:02 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you, Peaches!

8/7/2009 9:30:26 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist, Colleen!

8/17/2009 3:00:13 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Congratulations on the finalist, Colleen.

8/17/2009 4:02:32 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats on this Finalist!

8/17/2009 4:37:18 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your well deserving FINALIST. 8o)

8/17/2009 4:46:09 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist, Colleen!

8/17/2009 5:02:59 PM

 
Janet Daniel
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This is an exceptional image, Colleen!
A big congratulations on your wonderful finalist!

8/17/2009 5:10:50 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Huge Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Colleen!

8/17/2009 6:01:47 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Your work is always incredible, Colleen!! Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL finalist!!! LOVE THIS!!! Deb

8/17/2009 6:12:36 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations on this marvelous finalist, Colleen!

Debby

8/17/2009 6:34:33 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Colleen!! Good luck!

8/17/2009 8:06:13 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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Congratulations on your fabulous finalist Colleen!!!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~

8/17/2009 8:06:57 PM

 
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WTGG!!! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Colleen. All the best in the next round and thanks for sharing how who accomplished this postcard effect. Beautiful.

8/17/2009 8:24:53 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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Huge congratulations on this marvelous Finalist, Colleen!! Best of luck in the next round!!

8/17/2009 8:40:33 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Congratulations on your well deserved finalist award for this wonderful composition Colleen!

8/17/2009 8:57:32 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Big Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL Finalist, Colleen!!!
Cesar

8/17/2009 9:57:56 PM

 
Heidi Knight
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Congratulations Colleen!!! WTG!

8/17/2009 11:22:34 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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huge congratulations on your SPECTACULAR finalist!!!

8/18/2009 12:45:00 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist, Colleen!

8/18/2009 12:47:53 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Colleen on your fabulous finalist!

8/18/2009 5:00:00 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, Colleen. Fantastic DD work.

8/18/2009 6:06:40 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Congratulations!!!!!!!

8/18/2009 6:37:52 AM

 
anonymous 
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Congratulations Colleen on your fantastic finalist! B-

8/18/2009 7:20:44 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Congratulations, Colleen on your fantastic finalist!

8/18/2009 7:33:01 AM

 
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Congratulations Colleen on your awesome finalist. Best of luck in the next round.

8/18/2009 7:58:02 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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CONGRATULATIONS!

8/18/2009 8:48:36 AM

 
Becky J. Parkinson
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Beautiful, Colleen!! This is one of my favorite places - used to take my kids there every time we went to the city (we used to live in the Palo Alto area). It brings back wonderful memories and you've captured it beautifully!! Congratulations!!

8/18/2009 8:50:59 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thanks so much, everybody!! :D

8/18/2009 9:12:12 AM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Way to go Colleen. Congrats on your finalist.

8/18/2009 10:10:41 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist! Beautiful work Colleen!

8/18/2009 10:39:33 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Big congrats on this wonderful image Colleen :)))

8/18/2009 11:34:29 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Really like your presentation. Congratulations

8/18/2009 2:10:40 PM

 
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Congratulations Colleen!

8/18/2009 3:02:08 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Love everything about this Colleen!! Big congratulations!!

8/18/2009 3:19:35 PM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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Good on you, Colleen. :)
Steve

8/18/2009 4:17:58 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations Colleen!

8/18/2009 4:39:06 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Colleen.

8/18/2009 5:52:20 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Lovely colors and excellent use of effects in this image, Colleen!
CONGRATULATIONS on its selection as a finalist, and best of luck to you in the next level up!

8/18/2009 6:05:32 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congrats :-)

8/18/2009 6:13:27 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Another beautiful finalist, Colleen! Congratulations, again!

8/18/2009 7:10:52 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome FINALIST!!!

UB.

8/18/2009 11:03:42 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats on your Finalist Colleen! Jeff

8/19/2009 4:35:44 AM

 
Ivan Chacon
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Congrats on your Finalist Colleen! :)

8/19/2009 4:48:38 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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So glad to see this again! Congrats on your well deserved finalist award!

8/19/2009 8:22:41 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thanks so much, everybody!

8/19/2009 9:08:26 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Great job Colleen! Congratulations on your finalist!

8/19/2009 9:55:37 PM

 
Beverley Scott
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Congratulations on this awesome image, Colleen!

8/22/2009 6:12:07 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing & beautiful finalist, Colleen!!!

8/22/2009 7:22:28 AM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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So you were the one who was photographing POFA right in front of me last month! LOL! This is excellent Colleen! Love the antique feeling. Perfect for this structure from the past. Congratulations on your Finalist!!!

8/22/2009 9:31:37 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thanks so much, Cindy, Beverley, Patrick and Alex!

LOL Alex ... and I can never go by Ocean Beach without thinking I'll see you there! :)

8/23/2009 10:47:42 PM

 
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