© LJ Corliss


Mary Clarke 8/5/2005 3:02:44 PM

Wonderful! #289611

LJ Corliss 8/5/2005 3:11:11 PM

Thanks Mary :) #1682507

Tammy Scott 8/5/2005 3:19:04 PM

GREAT composition and effects on this, LJ! #1682533

Joannie Bertucci 8/5/2005 4:13:20 PM

I knew this was yours before I saw the name! Beautiful winter feel to this one LJ! Your PS work is phenominal! #1682695

Stephen Zacker 8/5/2005 4:26:23 PM

Intriguing, unique, and Beautiful #1682745

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 8/5/2005 4:29:03 PM

Awesome portrait, LJ, she looks very mysterious! #1682753

LJ Corliss 8/5/2005 4:32:45 PM

Thanks Tammy, Joannie, Stephen and Deb :) #1682761

Anne D. Eigen 8/5/2005 4:47:37 PM

Outstanding composition and PS work. This is an most amazing portrait!!! #1682784

Barbara Helgason 8/5/2005 4:48:49 PM

Very beautiful, hope to see this one again! #1682789

Kirsi Bertolini 8/5/2005 4:48:57 PM

This is such a great image. I love that blue in her eye, and processing is so well done! Thanks for checking my gallery! #1682790

Bob Cournoyer 8/5/2005 5:07:19 PM

Awesome image, LJ ... #1682821

Colette M. Metcalf 8/5/2005 5:21:50 PM

Looks like a winner to me, LJ!! This is beautiful! #1682860

Dan Holm 8/5/2005 5:38:21 PM

WOW, LJ!!!!! Stunning image!!! Absolutely gorgeous! #1682899

Bobbie Davis 8/5/2005 5:48:09 PM

I'm loving this LJ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Awesome effects!!! #1682920

Mary K. Robison 8/5/2005 6:03:53 PM

What a WINNER of a portrait, LJ!
Excellent composition and use of selective color! #1682951

Michael S. Swaffar 8/5/2005 8:05:11 PM

This is amazing LJ! Love it! #1683190

Susan L. Vasquez 8/5/2005 8:11:25 PM

Interesting high contrast image, love that I can still see the texture of the feathers..beautifully done. #1683204

Debbie Truesdale 8/5/2005 8:14:48 PM

Very beautiful!! #1683211

Sherri Conley 8/5/2005 9:07:58 PM

Gorgeous! #1683280

Leanne M.E. Boyd 8/6/2005 1:03:29 AM

The thumbnail got my attention, and the full size is grabbing and holding my attention. Amazing image, CJ! #1683495

Joy Rector 8/6/2005 5:23:07 AM

this is gorgeous, love your technique #1683986

Laurence Saliba 8/6/2005 6:43:35 AM

Excellent work LJ!!!!!! Simply TOO nice!! :) #1684353

Stephanie Laird 8/6/2005 7:00:48 AM

Wonderful Image LJ! #1684396

Ermanno Radice 8/6/2005 7:41:44 AM

Fabulous image, excellent work, LJ! #1684487

Ermanno Radice 8/6/2005 7:41:45 AM

Fabulous image, excellent work, LJ! #1684488

Roxanne M. Bubar 8/6/2005 10:51:40 AM

This is such an awesome image. #1685197

LJ Corliss 8/6/2005 4:34:04 PM

Thank you all so much :) #1685769

Daniel Diaz 8/7/2005 5:03:43 PM

AMAZING LJ, Love your PS work and composition!! #1689035

LJ Corliss 8/8/2005 7:14:44 PM

Thanks Daniel :) #1694369

Protacio Serna 8/8/2005 10:27:01 PM



LJ Corliss 8/9/2005 11:54:04 AM

Thanks so much Protacio :) #1697652

David G. Ziegert 8/9/2005 1:17:42 PM

Fantastic work on this, LJ! #1697865

Anderson D. Co 8/9/2005 7:08:25 PM

Wow what a great work, maybe you can email me sometime how did you do that amazing image. I really like this one!!! #1698931

LJ Corliss 8/9/2005 8:20:59 PM

Thanks David and Anderson :) #1699054

Susie Peek-Swint 8/17/2005 12:17:41 AM

Beautiful work ~ congrats on POTD! #1726016

Dan Holm 8/17/2005 12:36:43 AM

Alright, LJ!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your VERY well deserved POTD!! #1726085

Evy Johansen 8/17/2005 12:58:27 AM

OMG... This is beautiful!! Many congratulations on your WELL DESERVED POTD, LJ!!! #1726128

Leanne M.E. Boyd 8/17/2005 1:14:02 AM

The nicest portrait, I have seen in a long time. Very creative and different. Excellent shot LJ! Congratulations on your POTD! #1726148

Candice C. Calhoun 8/17/2005 1:15:07 AM

Wow, fantastic...congrats on your POTD!

ccc #1726149

Muneer T. Al-Awami 8/17/2005 1:24:13 AM

GREAT composition and effects! #1726161

Lisa Clark 8/17/2005 1:34:54 AM

Very unique! WOW Congratulations on a well deserved POTD. #1726175

Julia a. Dixon 8/17/2005 2:06:55 AM

wow... I never see anything like this... beautiful... I wonder how did u do that? wish I can do like ur pic something different..... amazing pic I ever see... peaceful look. stare it for little longer wonder how did u do that... very good job.. it a good idea how to make it very special pics ... knowing this, it there forever... it will stay there in ur heart and memories how special to make this photo.. as u work so hard to make it great......as it have alot of freedom.. the eye have window of soul.. the pic is very pretty I ever saw... Hope u do more of this pics.... like this one... beautiful color so light... so calm..
I love the blue eyes.
CoNgR. on picture of the day...
keep up with ur good work... smile
js #1726206

Bill Houghton 8/17/2005 2:26:53 AM

Great work on this one. Congratulations. #1726224

Ronald Balthazor 8/17/2005 2:36:43 AM

Congratulations on the POTD, LJ. Well deserved recognition for this marvelous work. #1726237

Dr Silly 8/17/2005 2:38:34 AM

Stunning, beautiful, congats on POTD.
This will be another winner for you.

Dr Silly

Joy Rector 8/17/2005 2:55:03 AM

congrats on your POTD #1726272

Kathleen Clemons 8/17/2005 3:07:37 AM

Congrats, LJ, this is a beauty. #1726296

Laura Clay-Ballard 8/17/2005 3:22:26 AM

awesome post work! congrats on potd. #1726342

Daniel Diaz 8/17/2005 3:25:03 AM

Congrats on the POTD LJ!! I said it before, I'll say it again....INCREDIBLE!!!!! #1726356

Tammy Scott 8/17/2005 3:33:45 AM

Congratulations on this AWESOME POTD, LJ!!!!! #1726388

Cindy K. Bracken 8/17/2005 3:36:46 AM

Wow! What an absolutely striking portrait! Congrats on your POTD!!
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20 free prints from Photomax! #1726401

Diane Dupuis 8/17/2005 3:43:25 AM

Superb! Congrats! #1726426

Vicki Hunt 8/17/2005 3:45:16 AM

Outstanding! Congrats on your POTD #1726436

Judy S. Fung 8/17/2005 3:53:20 AM

Congrats on your POTD, LJ! #1726465

Leonard Pierce 8/17/2005 4:01:07 AM

WOW!!! Absolutely BEAUTIFUL LJ!!! Congratulations on POTD!!!!!! #1726503

Terry R. Hatfield 8/17/2005 4:18:39 AM

Hi LJ!A Big Congratulations On Your POTD!Very Beautiful Work:-) #1726605

Stuart Dahne 8/17/2005 4:50:51 AM

Congratulations on your POTD! Great Post processing, really nice job! Keep up the great work. #1726737

Josselyne Klecanda 8/17/2005 4:53:25 AM


Susan E. Patrick Harris 8/17/2005 5:01:02 AM

you are an inspiring artist!

thanks for sharing your great work!

congrats on potd
s #1726784

Dorothy E. Reed 8/17/2005 5:09:53 AM

Wonderful work LJ..congrats on the POD #1726822

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 8/17/2005 5:11:08 AM

LJ, Congrats on getting POTD! #1726825

Greg McCroskery 8/17/2005 5:33:53 AM

Congratulations on a very creatively done image -- excellent composition!

God Bless,
Greg #1726927

Bob Duncan 8/17/2005 5:39:17 AM

This must be why they call it BETTERphoto. This some of the best post processing I have seen yet. ANYWHERE.
And what a beautiful model. #1726959

Beverly A. Burke 8/17/2005 6:11:37 AM

Absolutely gorgeous...all of the accolades you have received on this image are well deserved. You must be an amazing artist. I would love to hear from you as to what techniques you used. I have taken many courses here at betterphoto, but would love to learn more. I would greatly appreciate if you have the time, you can email me at bevaburke@aol.com. Your work is very inspiring. #1727160

Kevin Anderson 8/17/2005 6:26:20 AM

Great image, well done. Love your gallery. Congratulations #1727258

Karen Engelbreth 8/17/2005 6:27:26 AM

Big congrats on your well deserved POTD, LJ! #1727263

Mary N C. Taitt 8/17/2005 6:30:02 AM

Gorgeous POTD! Conratualtions! :-) #1727276

William C. Raco 8/17/2005 6:34:12 AM

Wonderful work.
Congratulations, LJ!


R.C. Wilson Jr. 8/17/2005 6:59:56 AM

Ditto to everything said above. I love b&w and the splashes of color just make an excellent photo even better. Congratulations!!! #1727402

Andrew N. Finnestad 8/17/2005 7:01:11 AM

Sometimes a picture that seems simple conveys more than a complicated picture.
Great composition and feel. #1727411

bob cornelison 8/17/2005 7:44:20 AM

Well I guess everythings been said so I'll just say congrats on POTD!
~:O) #1727587

Michelle R. Kovach 8/17/2005 8:01:53 AM

This is fabulous LJ! Very electric! Congrats on your POTD Selection! #1727647

Jenny Bosmans 8/17/2005 8:09:19 AM

Absolutely PERFECT!! Congratulations on POTD!! #1727665

Elisabeth A. Gay 8/17/2005 8:22:34 AM

Beautiful, so full of mystery! Congratulations on your POTD!
Ann #1727698

Kirsi Bertolini 8/17/2005 8:32:11 AM

Striking! Great shade of blue and composition, amazing image!!!! #1727732

Dena Lynn Scribner 8/17/2005 8:42:05 AM

I loved the look of this picture. I so want to learn how to use the BW photo and add color to it. Your photos are an insperation and drive for me. I love photography and it gives me the drive to want to learn so much.

Thank you,

Any suggestions on where to start to find how to do work on photos like this? #1727760

Navin Talwar 8/17/2005 8:52:02 AM

Great work. Had to be Corliss. #1727779

Dale Ann Cubbage 8/17/2005 9:27:20 AM

Striking image, LJ! Congrats on this incredible POTD!!

da #1727892

Jim D. Keever 8/17/2005 10:01:41 AM

Congrats on POTD, The shot invokes lots of mystery. It points out that what is left out is often as important as what is included in the shot,and of course emphasizes the use of B/W.
Jim #1728060

Jon Kolstad 8/17/2005 10:21:51 AM

Wow, stunning image! #1728157

Sharrie Thomas 8/17/2005 10:43:24 AM

This is REALLY great! Terrific work!
Congrats! #1728229

Pu Chen 8/17/2005 1:16:15 PM

Amazing art work, LJ! Congratulations! #1728712

Stephen Zacker 8/17/2005 2:05:46 PM

Thought we'd see this again. Super image and Congratulations #1728834

LJ Corliss 8/17/2005 4:28:53 PM

Wow, thanks so much everyone :) POTD! Too cool!! :)

For those who have asked how I made this...
Sepia, Diffused and Porcelain filters were used.
The eye color and feathers were painted in.
I did each step using layers in PS.

Once again...thank you all so very much :) #1729185

Jordan A. Dennis 8/17/2005 8:34:59 PM

All in all, I find the feather areas (lower left) fall a little flat. I don't think (or my eye doesn't expect) the feathers to be as dense as they read. The way the feathers read on the lips of the portrait is more realistic. If the chin could possibly show through the feathers slightly, I think the composition would be much stronger. #1729600

Theresa M. VanderStaay 8/18/2005 3:26:25 AM

Awesome PS work. Great photo. All has been said above how fantastic a job you've done. Congrats on POTD! #1730007

Colette M. Metcalf 8/18/2005 5:36:30 AM


Luhut Napitupulu 8/18/2005 8:58:58 AM

This is really a wonderful image, LJ!

Congratulations on POTD! #1731433

Jamil Saliba 8/18/2005 12:41:10 PM

Beautiful and congratulation #1732190

Lori Carlson 8/19/2005 12:24:49 PM

I'm so excited for your POTD LJ!!! One day I only got to visit your gallery briefly and this just struck me right away!! :0) So now I'll offer you my congrats and get back to your gallery! :0) #1736384

Jacqueline C. Harmon 8/19/2005 1:53:04 PM

great portrait! congrats on your potd! #1736643

Nancy Grace Chen 8/20/2005 12:27:12 PM

Beautiful and ethereal. I like your work. A late congrats to you on your POTD!

Nancy #1739457

Kathleen R. Struckle 8/21/2005 10:31:57 PM

Beautiful image. congrats on POTD!! #1748896

LJ Corliss 8/22/2005 8:36:35 AM

Thanks everyone :) #1750778

Darren M. Alexander 9/1/2005 4:01:35 PM

kinda makes a person's heart skip a beat and leave 'em a little breathless, for a second. :-) #1794426

Claudette Foote 9/2/2005 5:45:41 AM

Gorgeous POTD! Conratualtions! #1796020

LJ Corliss 9/3/2005 9:17:01 PM

Thanks :) #1800149

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 9/7/2005 8:08:05 AM

This is a stunning photo. Gorgeous photoshop work as well. #1810254

LJ Corliss 9/8/2005 12:57:05 PM

Thanks :) #1814945

Cathy Stancil 9/23/2005 11:36:28 PM

Congratulations to you LJ, on all of your wonderful finalists !! :O) #1873239

Jim Kinnunen 9/23/2005 11:50:19 PM

This is a fantastic image and a great finalist, LJ...congratulations!!!! #1873309

Judy S. Fung 9/24/2005 12:18:37 AM

Congrats, LJ! #1873392

Daniel Diaz 9/24/2005 4:24:39 AM

Congrats LJ, I had no doubt about this one, it will go all the way!!!! #1874179

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/24/2005 4:33:26 AM

Congratulations LJ! #1874241

Darren K. Fisher 9/24/2005 5:00:38 AM

Congrats once again, sure looks like a winner to me. #1874474

Susana Ms Heide 9/24/2005 7:12:28 AM

Congrats LJ!!! This is a masterpiece!! I really love the blue "make-up"!! Good luck in the next round! #1875532

Barbara Helgason 9/24/2005 7:28:37 AM

I loved this the first time I saw it! Congratulations, I hope to see this ONE more time! #1875642

Rakesh Syal 9/24/2005 7:36:48 AM


Dr Silly 9/24/2005 12:46:08 PM

Dr Silly

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 9/24/2005 1:03:04 PM

Stunning finalist, LJ, congratulations! #1877895

Leonard Pierce 9/24/2005 10:53:41 PM

Congratulations LJ!!! Very beautiful! #1880157

Jennifer Rennison 9/24/2005 10:57:19 PM

Absolutely stunning, LJ! Congratulations on this amazing finalist! #1880164

Cora Miller 9/25/2005 3:03:21 PM

LJ, when I saw this the first time I didn't respond because I didn't know what to say. I still don't. :) Just wanted to convey my congratulations for the recognition you've received for this creation that goes beyond words! #1883002

Lori Carlson 9/25/2005 8:22:49 PM

Congrats LJ! This is such a winner! :0) #1884065

Stanley J. Contrades 9/25/2005 11:13:02 PM

Superb creation and CONGRATULATIONS once again, L J!! I'll add my name to the list of those that want to see this one again :-)!!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1884360

LJ Corliss 9/26/2005 12:32:02 PM

Thanks everyone :) #1887028

Dan Holm 9/26/2005 10:17:52 PM

Big CONGRATULATIONS on you WIN, LJ!!!! #1888878

Kerby Pfrangle 9/26/2005 10:59:23 PM


COngratulations on your second place win. Job well done. Kerby #1889127

Daniel Diaz 9/27/2005 2:04:41 AM

Big Congrats LJ, this is one of my favorite photos EVER!!!!!!!!!!! #1889484

Colette M. Metcalf 9/27/2005 3:46:52 AM

I knew this would be a WINNER!!! Congratulations, LJ!!!! #1889782

Kathleen Clemons 9/27/2005 4:08:19 AM

Excellent, LJ. Congratulations! #1889982

Kay Beausoleil 9/27/2005 6:58:37 AM

Great portrait and technique -- congratulations on your win, LJ! #1890872

Deborah Sandidge 9/27/2005 6:58:47 AM

Very creative and beautiful winner, congratulations LJ! #1890873

Laurence Saliba 9/27/2005 7:11:46 AM

Congratulations LJ!!!!!!!!!! #1890964

Dr Silly 9/27/2005 8:46:40 AM

Congrats LJ on your win
Dr Silly :0) #1891370

KHAWLA Haddad 9/27/2005 9:03:39 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner!!!!!! #1891491

Susan T. Evans 9/27/2005 9:49:31 AM

Congrats LJ, awesome work #1891713

Guy D. Biechele 9/27/2005 10:41:15 AM

Congratulations, LJ on your win. Striking image!! #1891930

Jennifer Rennison 9/27/2005 10:55:21 AM

Congratulations on this stunning Second Place win, LJ! #1891991

Jacqueline C. Harmon 9/27/2005 10:58:05 AM

bet your win surprised you...NOT ME!!! CONGRATS! #1892000

bob cornelison 9/27/2005 11:59:32 AM

Well deserved win!!
~:O) #1892177

Stanley J. Contrades 9/27/2005 12:06:58 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, L J, on your 2nd Place win with this stunning visual!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1892201

Jenny Bosmans 9/27/2005 12:56:08 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful win, LJ!! #1892398

Ermanno Radice 9/27/2005 12:57:04 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful second place winner, LJ!! #1892404

William C. Raco 9/27/2005 1:08:55 PM

Beautiful work, LJ

bill #1892487

Candice C. Calhoun 9/27/2005 1:18:31 PM


ccc #1892562

Judy S. Fung 9/27/2005 3:41:56 PM

Congrats on your win, LJ! #1892978

Christy C. Snodgrass 9/27/2005 4:48:47 PM

Wow! Absolutely fantastic! Beautiful work of art! Congratulations! #1893126

Cora Miller 9/27/2005 10:09:29 PM

Congratulations, LJ! #1893775

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 9/28/2005 8:27:24 AM

Congratulations on this awesome winner LJ! #1895238

Terry R. Hatfield 9/28/2005 3:49:40 PM

What An Awesome Image LJ!!A Big Congratulations To You On Your Win:-) #1896658

Joannie Bertucci 9/28/2005 4:26:52 PM

Cheers LJ! :-) #1896715

LJ Corliss 9/28/2005 4:31:13 PM

Thank you all so very much :) #1896723

Murry Grigsby 9/29/2005 12:27:16 PM

Congratulations LJ!! #1899855

Stephen Zacker 9/30/2005 7:07:36 PM

Certainly Very striking. Congratulations #1904515

Justin Taylor 9/30/2005 8:18:30 PM

WOW, This is an amazing photo, good work
-justin #1904666

LJ Corliss 10/2/2005 2:43:53 PM

Thanks everyone :)

I appreciate your comments :) #1909272

Peggy Wolff 10/10/2005 5:57:59 AM

WOW WOW WOW!!!! Congratulations LJ, this looked like the grand winner in my eyes! #1935828

LJ Corliss 10/11/2005 9:37:13 PM

Thanks so much Peggy :) #1942754

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