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Tall Ship At Sea
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Tall Ship At Sea
Tall Ship At Sea
2nd Place - DA - July 2009. I used textures on blending layers in Photoshop for this. Thanks to my friend Nick Lagos for the beautiful texture files.
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Kim  Kleinschmidt
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    Gorgeous image, Kristi.
Beautiful colors, composition and treatments!

7/16/2009 8:27:06 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding work Kristi - Nick will be proud! Jeff

7/16/2009 8:39:32 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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WONDERFUL!!!!

7/16/2009 10:56:56 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Outstanding art work with excellent colours. Well done Kristi.

7/16/2009 2:37:52 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Wonderful work on this image, Kristi!:)

7/16/2009 3:26:23 PM

 
David Phalen
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Terrific work Kristi!!

7/16/2009 6:34:32 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Beautiful work of art!

7/18/2009 10:01:38 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Stunning effects, colors, and comp, Kristi.

7/19/2009 7:15:15 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Thanks so much Kim, Jeff, Daniella, Tarun, Jim, David, Ron & Leslie for your wonderful comments and support. I really do appreciate it much!

7/19/2009 11:25:21 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Your image just caught my eye in the Editor's Picks...just beautiful Kristi!

7/23/2009 5:40:00 AM

 
Rebecca K. Lefferts
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Very cool use of texture! Nice work.

7/23/2009 9:18:03 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Looks like a masterpiece on oil to me Kristi! Wonderful use of texture! Did you enter this in DD?

7/23/2009 9:41:02 AM

 
Mark Dodge
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This came out really nice, Kristi. It has quite a timeless appeal to it. The texture you used accentuates this very well. Nice work!

8/4/2009 3:21:04 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is FABULOUS, Kristi!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your superb finalist!!! Deb

8/17/2009 6:00:07 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Just beautiful, nice effects and texture, Congrats on your finalist!

8/17/2009 6:17:01 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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This is absolutely STUNNING Kristi! Congratulations on your finalist!

8/17/2009 8:12:13 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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So glad to see this get a well deserved finalist award! WTG Kristi!

8/17/2009 8:50:50 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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huge congratulations on your SPECTACULAR finalist!!!

8/18/2009 12:41:10 AM

 
Nick Lagos
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You did a great job with this matey...congrats and good luck

8/18/2009 4:47:07 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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This is gorgeous, Kristi!

8/18/2009 8:14:28 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Congrats Kristi, happy to see this again!

8/18/2009 11:03:34 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations Kristi on this outstanding finalist!!

8/18/2009 4:25:24 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Nick is a wonderfu friend and mentor, Kristi and he taught you well!! This is so beautiful!!! Congrats and good luck to you!!

8/18/2009 9:04:28 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats on your Finalist Kristi!! Jeff

8/19/2009 4:25:32 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Thanks so much everyone for all your wonderful comments and support. Also thanks to Nick for helping me out on this one. As Terry said, Nick is a wonderful friend and mentor. He has helped many to realize their photography dreams. Also thanks to the judges who saw this worthy of 2nd Place. I am really honored considering all the incredible photographers and photographs here at BP.

My daughter has just had a new baby, my first grandson, so I'll be heading up to Portland, OR for a couple of weeks.

Thanks again Everyone!!!

8/19/2009 3:42:28 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Awesome Kristi!!!!! Big congratulations on this excellent winner!!!

8/19/2009 4:00:08 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome Winner, Kristi!

8/19/2009 4:43:04 PM

 
Nick Lagos
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Big congrats on winning the Gold Kristi...all that hard work paid off matey...

8/19/2009 5:38:39 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on an outstanding Winner!!

8/19/2009 5:39:18 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Kristi!

8/19/2009 6:16:45 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Excellent work, Kristi! Congrats on the gold!!

8/19/2009 6:55:57 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on this excellent win, Kristi!! And congrats on the birth of your new grandchild!

8/19/2009 7:03:53 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Brilliant image, Kristi!! CONGRATULATIONS on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!!! Deb

8/19/2009 8:23:43 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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HUGE congrats on your gorgeous winner!!!

8/20/2009 4:55:34 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Terrific work Kristi, congrats on your win!

8/20/2009 5:58:03 AM

 
Ruth Grimm
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Great image, Kristi!! Congratulations!

8/20/2009 7:27:31 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations Kristi..beautiful winner!!

8/20/2009 7:29:21 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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BIG congrats on your winner Kristi :))))

8/20/2009 8:03:23 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your beautiful winner, Kristi.

8/20/2009 10:57:33 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Yesssssss, CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible WINNER, Kristi!!! WTG!!!

8/21/2009 7:28:50 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this winner, Kristi!

8/21/2009 8:01:31 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your win! You know I love this Kristi!

8/21/2009 9:30:34 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful capture and glad to see this getting GOLDEN, Kristi.

UB.

8/23/2009 6:14:32 AM

 
Sandra J. Anderson

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A big Congratulations on this stunning image Kristi.

8/23/2009 4:21:17 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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A superb win, Kristi! A real work of art. Huge congratualtions!

8/25/2009 7:55:52 PM

 
Susana Heide
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Beautiful image and skillful work! CONGRATS Kristi!!

9/8/2009 7:16:11 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Kristi on your Win!!!

Dominick

11/15/2009 6:47:11 AM

 
Robert Jensen
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Superb image making

1/9/2010 11:02:24 PM

 
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