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Abandoned
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Abandoned
Abandoned

Abandoned house somewhere in Maine - I'm sure this house was someone's pride and joy once upon a time - looks like it's lacking the TLC that is required to maintain its original beauty -

Effects added in Photoshop CS3

Second Place Winner October 2007 BetterPhoto.com


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Carolyn Schew
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    Beautiful and.... SpOoKy!!

10/27/2007 6:03:35 AM

 
Sheryl Worboys

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well done! fantastic shot made perfect by your clever artistic touch-wonderful colouring adding effect and emotion

10/27/2007 6:06:21 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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A lovely image and work here Judy...Dominick

10/27/2007 6:08:10 AM

 
Amy Jackson
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Awesome image, Judy! What a wonderful find!

10/27/2007 6:10:38 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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I love what you did to it! Awesome Halloween shot!

10/27/2007 6:12:03 AM

 
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A very cool find and creative treatment Judy! This is just right for the season!!

10/27/2007 6:44:47 AM

 
George L. Stanley
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This old house still holds alot of beauty Judy, very nice job, George

10/27/2007 7:08:15 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Absolutely captivating work here, Judy!!! Incredible capture, my friend!!!

10/27/2007 7:20:12 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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fantastic job with the post cam work...love it

10/27/2007 7:45:42 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Very spooky. Super work on the effects--just perfect for the season.

10/27/2007 8:23:49 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Awesome find, Judy!!!!! Your effects are outstanding!!!!!! What a shame to let a beauty like this fall into ruin!!!! ♫ k

10/27/2007 8:36:57 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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You know I love this one! I got a great lesson from you while you were working on this one! Your creative eye makes all your work a winner to me! Bet this is a winner too!

jo ann c.

10/27/2007 8:39:04 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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This is really great, very creative and wonderful image, Judy!

10/27/2007 9:06:31 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Good setting for Halloween! Excellent!

10/27/2007 10:02:22 AM

 
Mike Perez
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A great find and capture, Judy! Great colors.

10/27/2007 10:24:35 AM

 
Howard A. Wimpee
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Great capture and presentation!! Reminds me of the song,A Ghost in this house!!

10/27/2007 10:36:42 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Unbelievable Halloween shot.
Love the capture and effects.

10/27/2007 4:24:07 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Spoooky! But a beautiful house! Great work on this, Judy!

10/27/2007 4:45:43 PM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Wowie Judy AWESOME find and capture! I love the effects you used, makes it the perfect haunted house picture! I bet it was a beautiful home in it's day. Kinna makes me sad to see it in such disrepair. :(

10/27/2007 7:06:33 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Oh what a perfect image for October! I love it!

10/28/2007 6:31:48 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Fabulous, Judy!
Incredibly presented!
Great October image!
--Lisa

10/28/2007 10:11:00 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Great looking house and the effects really give it that spooky feel.

10/28/2007 10:52:55 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Wow, you found my house!!!! Guess I better get back there and paint! LOL Great capture! I love it!!

10/28/2007 5:40:23 PM

 
David Phalen
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What a wonderful house it must have been. Great find, capture and effects.

10/28/2007 6:02:34 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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What a great find this was. Looks a little spooky! Your gallery is just beautiful, Judy! I could spend a lot of time here enjoying your work!

10/29/2007 2:39:35 PM

 
Arlene Krassner
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Judy this is spectacular.

10/29/2007 4:06:21 PM

 
Wanda-Lynn Searles
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What an outstanding photo! Excellent effects and colors! I just love these old houses.

11/2/2007 2:14:20 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Judy! Great effects!

11/26/2007 4:01:57 PM

 
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Love it, Congrat on your finalist for this. :O)

11/26/2007 4:16:23 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congratulations Judy!!!!!!

11/26/2007 4:28:43 PM

 
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Congratulations Judy on your finalist! B-

11/26/2007 4:30:12 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Judy.

11/26/2007 4:33:33 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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I knew we'd see this one again! Congratulations on your finalist, Judy!

11/26/2007 4:45:11 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on another simply excellent finalist!

11/26/2007 4:45:12 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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This was one of my favorites, I think this will go on to win! I enjoyed watching you work on this one!

Congrats on all 5 finalist, way to go!

jo ann c.

11/26/2007 4:51:09 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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WTG!!! One of my favorites too! Congratulations!

11/26/2007 5:18:37 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations Judy!

11/26/2007 5:27:34 PM

 
David Phalen
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Congratulations!!

11/26/2007 5:41:59 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Congratulations Judy!

11/26/2007 6:15:34 PM

 
Mike Perez
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Congratulations on your super Halloween Finalist, Judy!

11/26/2007 7:04:17 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Fabulous finalist, Judy! WTG!

11/26/2007 7:22:13 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Judy! A very imaginative finalist!

11/26/2007 7:27:59 PM

 
Amy Jackson
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Congratulations, Judy!

11/26/2007 7:35:30 PM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Congratulations my friend on all four of your outstanding finalist.

11/26/2007 7:39:41 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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BIG congratulations on your very beautiful finalist, Judy!!

11/26/2007 7:40:59 PM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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Fantastic job, Judy! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!

11/26/2007 8:05:55 PM

 
randy dannheim
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Judy, congrats on a well deserved finalist.

11/26/2007 8:22:49 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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WONDERFUL Finalist, Judy!!!
Congratulations!!!
Cesar

11/26/2007 9:46:24 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Great find and ps work Judy ~ congrats!

11/27/2007 1:58:08 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Definitely a cool shot. Congrats again!

11/27/2007 3:48:55 AM

 
Cliff & Patti Smith
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Judy!

11/27/2007 5:56:12 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Super...congrats on this finalist!

11/27/2007 6:15:20 AM

 
Erin Tyler
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Congratulations on your finalist!

11/27/2007 6:18:34 AM

 
Gary Lange
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Many congrats here, Judy!! I really like this!

11/27/2007 7:36:53 AM

 
Patricia Fritsche
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Takes you right there!! That sky is so cool, and the definition with such a character to the house, makes this a great offering! Patricia

11/27/2007 9:39:12 AM

 
Howard A. Wimpee
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Congratulations,Very good work with this,well deserved finalist!!!

11/27/2007 9:56:24 AM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Well, it may be abandoned and neglected but your restored it to a beauty! Congrats on your Finalist!

11/27/2007 12:31:08 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Fabulous image, Judy! Imagine this was a grand home at one time, congratulations on your wonderful finalist!

11/27/2007 2:09:32 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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I'm in your gallery looking at all five of your finalists--what a wonderful collection. You have great versatility, Judy. This is one of my favorites--hauntingly beautiful. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round.

11/27/2007 3:06:26 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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What a find! Great capture & effects; congratulations!

11/27/2007 5:50:08 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Judy on this Excellent Finalist! Jeff

11/27/2007 6:01:33 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on your win, Judy! Excellent work!

11/27/2007 7:06:06 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on another awesome win!

11/27/2007 7:17:13 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Awesome....Congratulattions!

11/27/2007 7:22:46 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Another win~ My second favorite of your finalists--or maybe a tie for favorite. No matter. Congratulations, Judy.

11/27/2007 7:23:54 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations once more, Judy!

11/27/2007 7:25:38 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congratulations again, Judy! WTG!!!

11/27/2007 7:36:23 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Yipeeeeee!

THREE WINS! Way to go Judy!
I just knew this would be one of them!

Congratulations!

jo ann c.

11/27/2007 8:02:10 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Congratulations on this AWESOME Winner, Judy!!!
Cesar

11/27/2007 8:22:21 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Thia is such good work!!! Congrats on this fantastic winner Judy!!!!

11/27/2007 8:32:38 PM

 
Agnes Fegan
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A wonderful winning photo...congrats!

11/27/2007 9:04:02 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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And another congrats to you, Judy! WTG!!

11/27/2007 9:25:09 PM

 
Carol Teal
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Congrats on another wonderful win Judy!

11/27/2007 9:38:51 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Huge congratulations on another beautiful and well deserved win, Judy!!

11/27/2007 10:45:19 PM

 
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Congratulations on your GOLD Button win!
Les

11/27/2007 11:49:56 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Very Cool. Congratulations

11/28/2007 4:06:31 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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BIG Congrats, Judy!!!

11/28/2007 4:56:54 AM

 
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Congratulations on your 2nd wonderful image and 2nd win Judy!!

11/28/2007 5:33:54 AM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congratulations on your win Judy!

11/28/2007 5:40:25 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this well done winner, Judy!

11/28/2007 5:52:49 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations again, Judy on another beautiful winner!

11/28/2007 10:10:56 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, again, Ms. Judy! WTG!

11/28/2007 11:01:49 AM

 
Howard A. Wimpee
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Well Excuse Me!!! Congratulations on this Fantastic Winner, Way TO Go!!!

11/28/2007 11:07:50 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Judy, I missed seeing this one earlier. I like just everything about it. The wonderful house, the effects, just everything. Congratulations.

11/28/2007 11:11:40 AM

 
David Phalen
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Big Congrats, again, on another well deserved Winner!!

11/28/2007 12:02:43 PM

 
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WTG Judy, congrats on the Gold. :O)

11/28/2007 1:46:38 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Terrific work Judy, congrats!

11/28/2007 2:11:10 PM

 
Linda Blair
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WTG Judy...congratulations on your win!!! ☺

11/28/2007 3:56:33 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Wonderful textures and mood! Congratulations on another terrific win. What a great month for you!!!!

11/28/2007 5:34:15 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Another winner, congatulations!

11/28/2007 8:35:26 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Awesome work Judy!! Congratulations again!! WTG :0)

11/28/2007 8:58:37 PM

 
Revonda L. Gentry
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Congratulations! Beautiful work!!

11/29/2007 8:32:04 PM

 
Sherry Sturgis
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Congratualtions on this wonderful winner, Judy!!!
Excellent post processing!!!

11/30/2007 9:16:42 AM

 
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Big congrats on your wonderful winner Judy :o)

11/30/2007 1:10:41 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Amazing winner(s), Judy!
What an incredible month...You're sizzling! GREAT WORK!
WTG!!!
---Lisa

12/1/2007 8:24:05 AM

 
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Congratulations on your terrific win Judy...

12/2/2007 6:20:16 AM

 
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