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Rhapsody in Blue
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Rhapsody in Blue
Rhapsody in Blue
6 seconds at f:8, tripod and a slight curves adjustment in PS that gave the tones more pop. Here is the original: original

Photography by Dolores
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Terry  R. Hatfield
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    This Has Some Beautiful Tones Dolores,The Comp Looks Great!!

5/30/2005 7:30:06 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Awesome composition and tones, Dolores.

5/30/2005 7:31:48 AM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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How beautiful Dolores...perfect title!!!!

5/30/2005 7:33:48 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Looks pretty with the magenta kicked up a bit like that. Very nice.

5/30/2005 7:38:15 AM

 
S  J
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Outstanding composition, Dolores!! Great work!!

5/30/2005 7:43:19 AM

 
Kristen McKain
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Its beautiful. Lovely work you did to it. =)

5/30/2005 7:49:45 AM

 
Joy Rector
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This is beautiful. Great work.

5/30/2005 8:40:43 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Ooh, so beautiful, Dolores!

5/30/2005 8:57:39 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Terry, Paul, Charlene, Carolyn, Sanjay, Kristen, Joy and Carla...my humble thank you for your kind comments on this image. I appreciate your time VERY much!! Enjoy your day!

5/30/2005 9:00:18 AM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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WOW!! Beautiful image and composition Dolores!!!

5/30/2005 9:05:17 AM

 
Joline Frazier
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Thanks for including the original for comparison. This version is even more beautiful. The colors and composition really sing.

5/30/2005 9:58:01 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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So gorgeous, Dolores. The scene is so beautiful and serene and your tweaking of the tones made it just spectacular!

5/30/2005 10:21:29 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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WOW, those colors and your effects are stunning.

5/30/2005 10:33:47 AM

 
Susan L. Vasquez
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Outstanding! The colors are wonderful, good work!

5/30/2005 10:35:55 AM

 
Susan L. Vasquez
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Outstanding! The colors are wonderful, good work!

5/30/2005 10:35:55 AM

 
Ermanno Radice
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Huge elaboration of colors and magnificent composition, beautifulst photo Dolores!

5/30/2005 12:40:27 PM

 
Mary  Clarke
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You've created a beautiful image.

5/30/2005 2:30:49 PM

 
Serena Pierce

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Beautiful! Thanks for including the original!

5/30/2005 3:08:55 PM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Dolores. What beautiful scene, colors so vivid and great mood to this shot!!! Love the tones in it

5/30/2005 3:34:05 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Wow...I went away for the day and I come back to the most wonderful and encouraging comments! Shirley, Joline, Marsha, Darren, Susan, Ermanno, Mary, Serena and Kelly....thank you for kindly taking time out of your busy day to extend a warm comment on my work today! I appreciate you all!

5/30/2005 4:36:16 PM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Delores the colors are OUTSTANDING.

The color just seems to engulf the tree.

Very nicely done.

Kerby

5/30/2005 5:56:51 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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You are very kind, Kerby. Thank you!!

5/30/2005 6:08:48 PM

 
Vicki Hunt
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This is so beautiful Dolores!

5/30/2005 7:32:31 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Thank you, Ms. Vicki. Your time is immensely appreciated! STay well!

5/30/2005 7:42:19 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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Just love the trees coming out of the mist. Outstanding composition and tones!!

5/31/2005 5:34:43 AM

 
DiAnna F. Paulk
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This is so beautiful, Dolores! The colors and composition are just perfect.

Thanks for commenting on my hot-air balloon design! I greatly appreciate the encoragement! :) di

5/31/2005 1:54:31 PM

 
Goshka G.
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Just gorgeous, Dolores!! I like the original too, even if it's more subdued.

5/31/2005 2:29:54 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Simply a MAGNIFICENT image, Dolores!!!!

5/31/2005 5:45:53 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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excellent...i love what you did to this

6/1/2005 6:58:05 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Hi Kate! Thank you!! It was one of those glad I have my camera with me moments as the sun was setting at Hammonasset Beach. Have a great week!

Hi DiAnna...THanks so much for your kind remarks. I appreciate it immensely.

Greetings Goshka! Thank you!! Keep in mind that all digital images require a curves adjustment...I do this to all my images. THanks for your kind comment and acknowledgement.

Hi Dan! Thank YOU!! I'm very appreciative for another comment from you. Have a great day!

Hi Cathy! thanks so much!! As always, an
e-hug for your time and kindness. Happy day!

6/1/2005 7:14:56 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Gosh... this is so beautiful, Dolores!!

6/3/2005 4:03:03 AM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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WOW!!!! This is beautiful. This should be framed and hanging.

6/5/2005 2:56:42 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

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Just beautiful and a winner, I think:-)

6/6/2005 6:37:05 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Thank you, Evy!! I appreciate your post immensely!

Hi Roxanne! And many thanks to you also. So nice of you to find time to post.

Hi Mette! Thank you!! I hope you're right!

6/6/2005 10:08:18 AM

 
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Lovely!

6/21/2005 11:24:32 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Greetings Betterphoto judge! Thank you!!

6/21/2005 1:54:37 PM

 
Ermanno Radice
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Dolores!

6/21/2005 3:44:34 PM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Dolores

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist.

Good luck in the finals.

Kerby

6/21/2005 3:54:52 PM

 
DiAnna F. Paulk
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Beautiful finalist, Dolores! Congrats!!

6/21/2005 3:57:01 PM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Congrats, Dolores! Great work!

6/21/2005 4:10:36 PM

 
Tom Andersen
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Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Dolores!

6/21/2005 4:11:16 PM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations on your finalist Dolores such wonderful image love it well don!!!!!!!

6/21/2005 4:19:46 PM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Congrats Dolores !! Beautiful image !!

6/21/2005 5:00:34 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Dolores!

6/21/2005 5:30:14 PM

 
Serena Pierce

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Congratulations!!

6/21/2005 5:52:05 PM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Dolores!!

6/21/2005 6:12:05 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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Such a beauty Dolores!!! Wowzer...congratulations!

6/21/2005 6:25:31 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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CONGRATULATIONS Dolores!!!

6/21/2005 6:37:43 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Gorgeous colors and lighting, Dolores! Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!

6/21/2005 8:29:30 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on your awesome finalist, Dolores!

6/21/2005 8:33:32 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congratulations on this very well done finalist, Delores!!!:)

6/21/2005 8:56:56 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Hi Dolores! Many congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!

6/21/2005 10:52:48 PM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congrats Delorores, way to go!

6/22/2005 8:10:12 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

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Big congrats, Dolores!

6/22/2005 8:31:04 AM

 
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