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Dreams of China
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Dreams of China
Dreams of China

Composite of five photos taken with three different digital cameras. The boat and terra cotta warriors are from my trip to China. The waterfront is the Arthur Kill from Perth Amboy, NJ. The heron is at a local NJ park and the fan and chopsticks were made in China. Layers were combined with the background waterfront using either soft light blending (warriors and fan) or hard light (boat and heron) along with variable opacity. The dreamy effect was achieved with a soft focus filter on a feathered oval. The Chinese characters spell "China" (I hope). All editing was done in Paint Shop Pro X2.


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Dominick M. Dimacale
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    Wally, great image composition and presentation here.


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11/24/2007 4:06:20 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Amazing creation, Wally -- looks like a lot of work!

11/24/2007 4:08:07 AM

 
Dr Silly
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WOW, you did it again Wally. Beautiful. :O)

11/24/2007 4:33:00 AM

 
Joy Rector
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wow, is right, awesome

11/24/2007 4:50:33 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Stunning work Wally ~ all the right elements blended to perfection .. love the heron ~ adds a good balance :)
Good luck with this one!

11/24/2007 4:52:51 AM

 
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Sorry Wally, literal translation is "Great composite" :0) Wonderful creation -- great choice of photos, light and tone! Terrific blending of them all into one nice image. Well done!!

11/24/2007 4:59:48 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Wow!! Aren't we a big show off this morning! This is really a great job, Wally! Nice work!

11/24/2007 5:11:56 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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EXCELLENT combination of images very well presented, Wally!!! <><

11/24/2007 5:29:51 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Nice photoshop work, Wally. Love the colors and the result.

11/24/2007 5:41:29 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wow! Wonderful composite and DD work here Wally, love the colors!

11/24/2007 7:13:02 AM

 
Fax Sinclair
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OK, I've gotta add my Wow! Wow! Wow!

11/24/2007 7:40:51 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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Many memories here Wally

11/24/2007 8:19:57 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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A beautiful and creative composite, very well put together Wally!

11/24/2007 10:49:01 PM

 
Colleen Braun
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very interesting, great work...

11/25/2007 3:25:35 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Fantastic image and work, Wally! :)

11/26/2007 12:04:47 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Awesome PS work Wally !!! My favorite of your November entries :o)

11/30/2007 2:27:01 PM

 
Gunther Allen
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Another awesome piece Wally. This looks like a winner to me!

12/6/2007 4:54:24 PM

 
Lynn Haack
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WOW...this is stunning! Congrats on EFP. Lynn

12/7/2007 2:09:53 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congrats on your finalist, Wally!

12/19/2007 2:24:47 PM

 
Rakesh Syal
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My heartiest congratulations on this fabulous work and finalist, my friend!Warm regards!

12/19/2007 4:05:38 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! Good luck in the next round!!

12/19/2007 6:09:42 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Way to go, Wally!!

12/19/2007 6:56:04 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Creative and beatuiful Wally!! Congratulations on your finalist!!

12/19/2007 6:59:09 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Congratulations on your finalist!!!!Good luck in the next round.

12/19/2007 9:26:24 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Wonderful work Wally!!! Congratulations!

12/20/2007 3:36:15 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats on your Finalist for this wonderful composition of images Wally!

12/21/2007 8:28:46 PM

 
Carol Teal
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Incredible Wally! Congrats on your finalist!

12/22/2007 11:02:39 PM

 
Martin J. Preslar
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Great work Wally! One of my favorites of your recent work! Bravo and congrats on your Finalist! :)

12/28/2007 9:18:34 AM

 
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