Midnight Run

© Jeff W. Robinson

Midnight Run

Jeff W. Robinson Student 4/3/2011 2:36:59 AM

Here is the original image - #1366372

Ann Coates 4/3/2011 2:57:32 AM

Wow, Jeff, your digital darkroom effects are incredible, stunning end result. #9331804

Carolyn M. Fletcher 4/3/2011 3:15:27 AM

Wow! You really made that work! Looks just wonderful..They have a display on the side of the highway just south of me with some cattle, cowboys on horseback and a dog. Unfortunate buildings in background. One of these days I'm going to get off the highway and around to the other side of them and see if I can get a clean shot. I tried to use the one I have, but I found it really difficult to extract so many from the busy background so I gave up. Now I feel a bit more inspired to try again. #9331807

Michelle Alton 4/3/2011 3:24:23 AM

Wow...you've truly animated this display, Jeff. At first I couldn't decide whether they were living horses.
Wonderful editing. #9331815

Tammy M. Anderson 4/3/2011 3:35:16 AM

Great work here, Jeff. Beautiful tones and capture. #9331826

Gord MacEachern 4/3/2011 3:37:23 AM

Outstanding work here Jeff, love it!!
Hope it shows up again! #9331830

Bojan Bencic 4/3/2011 4:03:09 AM

Fantastic DD work, Jeff. Thanks for including the before photo. Amazing image. #9331861

Marilyn Cornwell 4/3/2011 4:24:29 AM

Arresting, Jeff! Spectacular! Congratulations on this beautiful image! #9331885

Doug Pignet 4/3/2011 4:35:44 AM

beautiful post work Jeff on this kewl capture #9331903

Stephanie Frey 4/3/2011 5:10:13 AM

Excellent work, Jeff1 You really pulled it off with amazing results! #9331940

Marijana Fajgl 4/3/2011 5:16:59 AM

Outstanding work, Jeff! Amazing image! #9331943

Nadine A. Lewis 4/3/2011 5:35:39 AM

EXCELLENT, Jeff!!! I LOVE what you've done to this!!!! WTG!!! <>< #9331955

Gail P. Sullivan 4/3/2011 5:53:14 AM

An amazing transformation...really well done and I love the blue tones! #9331964

Danny B. Head 4/3/2011 6:08:49 AM

Good story. lol Great DD work! #9331982

Tiia Vissak 4/3/2011 6:20:07 AM

Beautifully done! I smell gold! #9332005

Ray Thoms 4/3/2011 6:24:14 AM

Beautiful image Jeff.....super well done!!! #9332015

Lynn M. Whitt 4/3/2011 6:29:02 AM

This is fantastic!!! Superb work. #9332030

Monnie Ryan 4/3/2011 6:33:45 AM

Wow! No idea how to do what you did, but the result sure is awesome! #9332049

Julie Burnett 4/3/2011 6:42:01 AM

Fabulous tones and DD work, Jeff!! #9332075

Karen Slagle 4/3/2011 6:45:52 AM

I have seen pictures of these amazing statues, Jeff and I love the treatment you gave them... #9332089

Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer 4/3/2011 6:45:52 AM

WOW from me too, Jeff. That is one impressive image you have created here. A sure winner!! #9332090

Gina Cormier 4/3/2011 7:03:47 AM

WOW!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE the effects on this!!!!!!!!!!! #9332111

Claudia Kuhn 4/3/2011 7:06:27 AM

Wow, wonderful work Jeff. Congrats on your potd with this yesterday at SB... didn't get a chance to comment #9332116

Bobby Ray Goodman 4/3/2011 7:07:17 AM

Hi Jeff,WOW!!!That is awesome.Outstanding Treatment!!!! #9332117

Karen Bacon 4/3/2011 7:22:09 AM

Fantastic work Jeff! Amazing! #9332150

Jack Ryan 4/3/2011 7:43:24 AM

Very creative...awesome image!!! Love it!!! #9332205

Millie A. Talarico 4/3/2011 8:07:53 AM

A creative transformation, love all the info on this unique image, Jeff! #9332245

Yulianto Soeroso 4/3/2011 8:17:40 AM

lovely touch nice and magic #9332252

Yulianto Soeroso 4/3/2011 8:18:05 AM

lovely touch nice and magic #9332253

Jyri Vissak 4/3/2011 9:10:55 AM

Absolutely beautiful! Well done. #9332308

Mike Perez 4/3/2011 9:27:01 AM

Well done, Jeff. Beautiful. #9332317

Emile Abbott 4/3/2011 11:12:08 AM

WINNER no word can do this justice Ken it just has to be seen to be appreciated. Great DD work my friend. #9332391

Jack Gaskin 4/3/2011 11:12:51 AM

I was lost at PSE9 but none the less a GREAT RESULT

Happy Shooting
Jack #9332392

Emile Abbott 4/3/2011 11:32:06 AM

WINNER no word can do this justice Ken it just has to be seen to be appreciated. Great DD work my friend. #9332417

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 4/3/2011 11:32:29 AM

Fantastic work Jeff!,
Amalia #9332418

Tammy Espino 4/3/2011 12:21:18 PM

Awesome work and capture, Jeff :) #9332476

Karen Engelbreth 4/3/2011 1:20:41 PM

Fantastic...
Wonderful work Jeff... #9332532

Bonnie C. Lackey 4/3/2011 1:22:14 PM

LOL, it's a great story to stick to! Impressive choice of effects to give this image such a feeling of energy. #9332534

Ellen Hodges 4/3/2011 1:50:09 PM

Fabulous capture with awesome work, Jeff! Looks sooooo beautiful!! #9332574

Stephen Zacker 4/3/2011 2:35:50 PM

Great work Jeff #9332639

Denny E. Barnes 4/3/2011 3:13:15 PM

You stick to it..LOL..
Awesome work and effects, Jeff!! Love what you've done here!! Fantastic!!
Looks like a winner to me!! #9332694

Robyn A. Terrell 4/3/2011 3:36:17 PM

OMG Jeff, I was blown away by the beauty of this shot, and then when I took a look at the original I was even more impressed. Outstanding work and lovely end result! #9332719

Barbara Waldoch 4/3/2011 4:18:48 PM

Awesome image, Jeff! #9332752

Marilyn K. Lincecum 4/3/2011 4:49:00 PM

Great shot and story..love the blue tones. I have to agree with Robyn...outstanding work and lovely result !! #9332779

Mary Timman 4/3/2011 5:23:14 PM

Wow...Love it Jeff! Fabulous effects! #9332831

Cathy Barrows 4/3/2011 6:36:58 PM

Awesome...you made them look real #9332946

Irene Colling 4/3/2011 7:02:36 PM

Powerful image Jeff. Strong lines and excellent presentation. #9332988

Kathy Salerni 4/4/2011 12:09:34 AM

Absolutely stunning image, Jeff, with very creative DD work! Love it! #9333214

Jeff W. Robinson 4/4/2011 3:32:05 AM

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #9333315

Lorraine A. Cook 4/4/2011 6:20:41 AM

What a beautifully 'wild' work of art, Jeff!!! I LOVE HORSES and this reminds me of paintings I've seen...depiciting mustangs enjoying a moonlight gallop!

My favorite color horse...White! You can blame 'The Lone Ranger' for that!(LOL)<:))

Do you know the sculptor's name, Jeff??? #9333694

Candice C. Calhoun 4/4/2011 7:33:13 AM

WOW, awesome post work on this gorgeous statue! LOVE it!

ccc #9333814

Nancy L. Green 4/4/2011 10:48:43 AM

WOW!!! That is some SUPERB DD work Jeff, I see a winner here!!! <>< #9334058

Dave Montero 4/4/2011 11:09:43 AM

Masterful work Jeff. Just awesome! #9334092

Carrie M. Groseclose 4/4/2011 11:13:22 AM

Amazing Jeff! Wonderful DD work on this and I agree with Dave, Masterful work!! #9334099

John Connolly 4/4/2011 2:21:09 PM

I am impressed with the end result of all your hard work here Jeff! You did a great job with this one, it must be an amazing sight in real life! #9334362

Douglas Perry 4/4/2011 4:57:57 PM

Fantastic work. #9334516

Maria Coulson 4/4/2011 7:36:46 PM

Jeff, this is really good. I love what you did with it! #9334759

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/4/2011 7:53:56 PM

Sorry I missed this yesterday, Jeff. Fantastic derision of the original! #9334792

Jill Odice 4/4/2011 8:01:43 PM

Lots of work for a fabulous end result. If this does not get the grand prize, the judges need to get new glasses :-) #9334808

Rona L. Schwarz 4/4/2011 10:51:56 PM

WOW! This is spectacular, Jeff! Marvelous DD work here - the effects are outstanding! Perfect blue tones and gorgeous lighting and detail. An instant favorite and I predict a Winner in your future! #9334921

Dick W. Wyatt 4/5/2011 12:23:48 AM

Great darkroom effects Jeff. #9334978

Bill Houghton 4/5/2011 2:02:25 AM

Fantastic work Jeff. Beautiful. #9335011

Jeff W. Robinson 4/5/2011 3:07:16 AM

Thank You All Very Much!! Jeff #9335051

Avril Mrs Young 4/5/2011 5:50:24 AM

my goodness, this is outstanding DD work...really stunning,... #9335395

Jessica Jenney 4/5/2011 8:48:15 AM

Beautiful capture, tones and treatment, Jeff! #9335680

Marty Straub 4/5/2011 11:40:03 AM

OUTSTANDING WORK, JEFF!!! Sorry for shouting, but, man, this makes me scream with delight. Every phase of your thinking and acting was perfect to transform this hohum shot into a masterpiece. Inspirational! #9335847

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/5/2011 2:16:48 PM

WINNER, WINNER, WINNER Jeff!

jo ann c. #9336030

David Phalen 4/5/2011 5:48:36 PM

Stunning light, tones and clarity!! Exceptionally well done Jeff!! #9336421

Robert K. Bemus 4/5/2011 10:30:08 PM

Simply insane (in a good way, of course)-- exceptional idea and effects, Jeff!!! #9336667

Jeff W. Robinson 4/6/2011 3:18:20 AM

Thanks Everyone!! Jeff #9336763

Karen Celella 4/6/2011 5:39:15 AM

Fabulous DD work, Jeff. #9337125

Ken Jarvis 4/6/2011 6:54:19 AM

Excellent Photoshop work, Jeff! #9337304

Carla Capra 4/6/2011 9:01:25 AM

Hi Jeff;
This is Fantastic!!
Love it.
;) CC #9337504

Mitch Spence 4/6/2011 10:39:29 AM

Jeff, first I'm impressed by the sculpture itself. I couldn't figure out how you got the water effect, but I see that it's actual jets of water there. And I'm impressed with your work here. It's quite beautiful. #9337629

Carol L. Fowler 4/6/2011 4:27:07 PM

Exceptional DD work! #9337981

Carol L. Fowler 4/6/2011 4:27:33 PM

Exceptional DD work! #9337983

Jeff W. Robinson 4/7/2011 3:17:25 AM

Thank You! Jeff #9338481

Carol Teal 4/7/2011 8:27:09 PM

What a truly beautiful display of the wild mustangs and then you took it farther with your wonderful DD work! Just perfect Jeff! #9339939

Jeff W. Robinson 4/8/2011 3:24:28 AM

Thank You Carol! Jeff #9340184

Thomas E. Hinds 4/8/2011 6:57:17 AM

Wonderful image, Jeff! Great treatment with an amazing result! #9340638

Eivor Kuchta 4/8/2011 10:05:41 AM

Amazing DD work, Jeff! I bet the artist who made the statues would be thrilled to see it. #9340857

Phyllis Burchett 4/8/2011 8:11:18 PM

FANtastic DD work Jeff! #9341497

Jeff W. Robinson 4/9/2011 2:33:29 AM

Thank You!! Jeff #9341713

Terry L. Ellis 4/9/2011 7:48:09 PM

Well it looks amazing, Jeff! Very dramatic! #9342910

Jeff W. Robinson 4/10/2011 5:16:58 PM

Thank You Terry!! Jeff #9344020

Brett Dolsen 4/11/2011 2:24:27 AM

Bravo Jeff!!This deserves a first place!! #9344512

Jeff W. Robinson 4/12/2011 3:15:59 AM

Thank You Brett! Jeff #9346288

Summer A. Kozisek 4/13/2011 11:53:18 PM

This is absolutely fantastic Jeff, I love the effects!!! #9349656

Jeff W. Robinson 4/14/2011 2:27:14 PM

Thank You Summer! #9350976

Lorna Shutter 4/20/2011 4:43:43 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on being featured in this month's "Before & After" section of BP's Digital Darkroom!!!!! I love what you did with this image!!! WTG, Jeff!!!!! :)
Photobucket #9359840

Graeme Chow 4/20/2011 4:49:32 AM

Congratulations Jeff! Well done. Super darkroom skill and creative ideas. #9359855

Kathy Wesserling 4/20/2011 7:16:58 AM

This is fabulous, Jeff. So is your explanation (some good learning points there.) #9360160

Christine Czernin 4/20/2011 9:46:21 AM

You did a fantastic job with this one and thanks for sharing your workflow.
Great way to learn something new. #9360367

Mary K. Robison 4/20/2011 6:44:00 PM

Beautiful result from all your DDR work, Jeff!
Congratulations on this image being featured in this month's DDR newsletter! #9360849

Jeff W. Robinson 4/22/2011 6:18:49 AM

Thank You Very Much!! Jeff #9363314

Keith L. Clayton 1/2/2012 5:15:02 AM

Great PS work, Jeff!! You did an outstanding job working this image. Nice that you showed before and after. #9897907

Jeff W. Robinson 1/2/2012 12:01:38 PM

Thank You Keith! Jeff #9898560

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Description


These statues of "The Mustangs" are part of a big display in Irving Texas - Digital Darkroom effects created with PSE9, Topaz Adjust (Separate layers of the Spicify and Detailed preset) An adjustment layer of Hue / Saturation colorize option (to smooth out and desaturate the range of existing colors to a more uniform look) and then another layer using NIK Color Efex Filters - Colorize option and I then selected what I thought was a nice shade of blue that would be present late at night under a Full Moon. [That is my story and I am sticking to it] :-)

Canon 70-200L IS at 200mm. ISO 250, Late Morning, 1/320 @ f6.3, EC 0


Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

Uploaded on 4/3/2011 2:36:24 AM

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