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Canopy

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Canopy
Canopy
Photographed in October, western Maine.
Posterized for golden tones, digital Orton technique, and dodged areas of leaves for more contrast.

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  Original tree image
Original tree image

© Deborah  Sandidge
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12/6/2006 7:39:28 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding pov and use of effects! Great job with this Deborah! Jeff


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12/6/2006 7:47:57 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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This is gorgeous. I like both of them for different reasons!


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12/6/2006 7:49:08 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Both images are beautiful in their own way, but I especially like the effects and softness of the first.


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12/6/2006 8:30:24 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Love the perspective and the soft effects Deborah!


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12/6/2006 8:38:29 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Great job, Debby!!


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12/6/2006 12:19:43 PM

 
William C. Raco
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This is beautiful, Debby!
Wonderful perspective
The color, the detail, the effects are all excellent!

Bill


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12/6/2006 3:28:42 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Excellent and I like the post processing effect, Deb.


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12/6/2006 5:37:51 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much for your kind comments on this image! ~ Deb


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12/6/2006 6:54:36 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Beautiful Deborah! colors clarity and Dof very nice.


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12/6/2006 7:58:57 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Very beautiful image Deb, with marvelous perspective and PS work!
-Debby


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12/6/2006 8:53:18 PM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Absolutely beautiful, Debby!!


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12/7/2006 2:58:35 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Gorgeous capture and great effects, Deborah!!


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12/7/2006 3:06:01 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Luscious natural-looking autumn colors! Fabulous effects...love the POV!


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12/7/2006 8:03:13 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you very much, I appreciate your comments on this image! ~ Deb


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12/7/2006 12:31:23 PM

 
Douglas Perry
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Nice tree shot and work up.


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12/7/2006 12:45:54 PM

 
Michael Khoury
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~~~wonderful composition, texture and tone Deborah!~~~
M


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12/7/2006 1:11:46 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much Douglas and Michael!


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12/7/2006 4:07:55 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Really beautiful trees, great perspective!


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12/9/2006 3:41:43 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on your awesome finalist!


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1/24/2007 3:14:14 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations to you, Deborah!!!


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1/24/2007 4:04:05 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats Deborah, beautiful!


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1/24/2007 6:17:56 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Deborah!


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1/24/2007 6:42:11 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations Deborah!


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1/24/2007 6:46:17 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Deb, on this gorgeous finalist!


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1/24/2007 7:31:53 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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WoooHoo! WTG, girl! BIG CONGRATS!


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1/24/2007 9:15:05 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding work Deb, congrats!


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1/25/2007 4:32:33 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Deborah! Beautiful!


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1/25/2007 5:56:12 AM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Congratulations!!!!! :)


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1/25/2007 6:23:48 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Nice work and congratulations again Deborah on a wonderful finalist.


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1/25/2007 6:47:57 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round.


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1/25/2007 6:54:47 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations Deborah..great image!


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1/25/2007 11:17:41 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Very beautiful results Deborah; congrats on your well deserved Finalist! Jeff


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1/25/2007 11:50:42 AM

 
Alan and kellie shulver
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Kudos! nice image! way to go deborah! - alan


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1/25/2007 1:24:41 PM

 
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Great angle of view and texture.


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1/25/2007 2:07:32 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Congrats, Deobrah!


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1/25/2007 2:46:01 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Another win Deborah!! Congratulations


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1/25/2007 5:47:02 PM

 
JOHN V. ROSCICH
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WTG DEB--2 WINNERS-AWESOME!!!!
CONGRATS
JOHN


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1/25/2007 6:38:20 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Two winners...congratulations again!!


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1/25/2007 6:42:15 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Congratulation on the winner, Deborah.


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1/25/2007 7:20:28 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Great view and beautiful work! Congratulations on your WIN Deb!


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1/25/2007 7:23:55 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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What a nice surprise!!! Thank you very much for your thoughtful congrats!! Thank you Judges, for your comments!


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1/25/2007 7:32:43 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner.


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1/25/2007 8:11:15 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Congratulations on your second place winner!!! This is a beautiful photo! Love the composition, lighting, color, pov, effects!


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1/25/2007 8:58:01 PM

 
Alan and kellie shulver
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Deborah congratulations on 2nd place thats great! - alan


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1/25/2007 11:07:49 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson  

Congratulations again, Deb! WTG!!!


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1/25/2007 11:12:21 PM

 
Cora Miller
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Deb, your ability to envision the potential of what an image can become is quite a gift. And you certainly use it to its best advantage. Supurb transformation. Congratulations once again!


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1/26/2007 12:30:41 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Deb, congratulations on your Second Place Win.


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1/26/2007 1:09:28 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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Congratulations on your December second place WINNER


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1/26/2007 2:01:47 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations, Deborah!!!


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1/26/2007 4:14:10 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this marvelous winner, Deborah!


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1/26/2007 5:45:36 AM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Congratulations Deborah!!!!! :)


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1/26/2007 7:42:33 AM

 
Charlene Taylor
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Really beautiful Deborah! Congratulations!


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1/26/2007 8:01:00 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Many congratulations on your well deserved second place winner Deborah!!!!


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1/26/2007 11:12:13 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Wow! Excellent work - big congrats again Deb!!!!!


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1/26/2007 12:21:24 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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and congrats again Deborah! This is just lovely!


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1/26/2007 5:28:24 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much, your comments and congrats are very much appreciated! ~ Deb


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1/26/2007 7:20:30 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congrats on this very beautiful winner, Deborah!


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1/27/2007 1:41:38 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on another beautiful Winner, Deb! :)


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1/27/2007 7:11:48 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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Big congratulations, Deb!!! Gorgeous!


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1/27/2007 7:58:59 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Congratulations on your Second Place Win, Deb!!


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1/27/2007 11:35:04 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding winning image Deb, congratulations!!!


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1/27/2007 11:55:52 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you very much, your comments and congrats are truly appreciated! ~ Deb


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1/27/2007 6:44:26 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations Deb on a beautifully done winner!


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1/28/2007 5:11:00 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much, Donna!


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1/28/2007 4:19:42 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations on your winner, Deborah.


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1/29/2007 8:55:34 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Deborah on your fantstic winning image! Jeff


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1/29/2007 5:00:16 PM

 
Mick Burkey
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Very nice work,Deborah ! Congratulations on the win.


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1/30/2007 1:09:12 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Emile, Jeff and Mick!


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1/30/2007 7:39:59 PM

 
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