Wandering Flight

© Irene Colling

Wandering Flight

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 9/22/2011 8:00:58 PM

Interesting, very creative and lovely Irene! #1410044

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 9/22/2011 8:22:37 PM

A beautiful piece of art, Irene. I like it very much!

UB. #9686059

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe 9/23/2011 12:05:45 AM

Love the position of the birds, the color combination, swirls and texture. It is a very artistic piece. Is the background one of your paintings? Lovely. It would go well on the wall. #9686215

Laura Greene 9/23/2011 8:07:06 AM

Irene, This is absolutely my favorite of your recent works! Everything Phyllis said is exactly what I would say. This is stunning and I truly love the style. What dd technique did you use for the raised textures? I'm guessing it was a layer of a painting of yours? Bravo! #9686948

Irene Colling level-deluxe 9/23/2011 8:08:10 AM

I created this piece several years ago so I don't remember exactly what I did.
The background was a sunset. I cut and pasted some of the clouds on a new layer and applied the wave filter. Then I applied a bevel. #9686952

Lydia Lee level-deluxe 9/24/2011 2:11:54 PM

This is a beautiful piece, and it conveys a wonderful sense of peace. I like the colors and textures you used as well as the abstraction of the birds. #9688775

Mayra Thompson level-deluxe 9/25/2011 3:16:12 AM

Irene, this is truly stunning and a hard act to follow!!!
Mayra #9689541

Patricia White level-deluxe 9/27/2011 3:43:38 AM

However you did this it is really unique. You can really see the different textures in this almost like a painting. #9698946

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 10/1/2011 1:38:30 PM

You are hands down one of the most creative people I have ever met. Your work is always inspiring, fresh and cutting edge, Irene. It makes me want to work harder at trying out new things.

Great job in every way here. Your sense of style and balance really shows through and I enjoyed examining this work of art!!!

-Laura :) #9709647

Wm Nosal 10/9/2011 3:05:54 PM

WOW! Irene, What A Wonderful Image!
Beautiful! #9725668

Tammy Espino 10/18/2011 4:53:48 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist :) #9743638

Wm Nosal 10/18/2011 5:17:48 PM

Congratulations, Irene! #9743833

Millie A. Talarico level-deluxe 10/18/2011 5:28:33 PM

Congratulations, very creative and inventive art, Irene~~ good luck! #9743941

Lyn Darlington 10/18/2011 5:40:52 PM

Congrats on your finalist! #9744055

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe 10/18/2011 5:56:51 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Irene! Well deserved. #9744197

Nancy Marie Ricketts 10/18/2011 8:46:12 PM

Congratulations, Irene, on this wonderful finalist! #9745199

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 10/18/2011 10:54:40 PM

I TOLD you it was good! Lol...

I'm not surprised at ALL to see this one. Won't be surprised if it goes right up the ladder, either!

Big Congrats to you, Irene!

-Laura #9745521

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 10/18/2011 11:01:16 PM

gorgeous finalist, congratulations!!! #9745551

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 10/19/2011 9:56:51 AM

COngratulations & good luck on this incredible Finalist, Irene! #9747450

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 10/19/2011 10:38:38 AM

Beautiful design! #9747627

Susan Fox 10/19/2011 12:09:50 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #9748001

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 10/20/2011 6:16:08 AM

Girl, when you come back, you come back with a vengence! :-) Extremely creative and eye popping work Irene! Congrats on your finalist! #9750085

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-deluxe 10/20/2011 9:13:06 AM

Extremely creative and beautiful. Wondering if you teach??? #9750424

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 10/20/2011 8:36:41 PM

Good to see this again. HUGE CONGRATZ, Irene!

UB. #9751456

Mayra Thompson level-deluxe 10/21/2011 9:09:30 AM


Congrats on your finalist. It is truly a beautiful image #9752419

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 10/24/2011 8:20:52 PM

Congratulations on your creative win!!! #9760003

Tammy Espino level-deluxe 10/24/2011 8:49:29 PM

Congrats! #9760080

Lyn Darlington 10/24/2011 9:30:49 PM

Big congrats on your gold win! #9760150

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 10/24/2011 10:42:46 PM

congratulations on your beautiful winner! #9760247

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 10/24/2011 11:54:15 PM

I'm doing a tap dance for you Irene! Congratulations on the gold! #9760346

Val Feldman level-deluxe 10/25/2011 5:49:38 AM

Oh, truly wonderful! So artistically created and beautifully presented! Huge congratulations, Irene, on a well-deserved (and spectacular!) Gold Win! #9761101

Millie A. Talarico level-deluxe 10/25/2011 6:34:14 AM

Congratulations, awesome, Irene~ #9761236

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 10/25/2011 9:42:11 AM

Congratulations on your win, Irene! #9761712

Merna L. Nobile 10/25/2011 3:47:59 PM

May your heart catch the joy of the moment and soar!
I am so happy for you!


Stephen Zacker 10/26/2011 4:38:08 AM

Very Cool. Nice work. Congratulations #9763647

Carla Capra level-deluxe 10/26/2011 8:13:19 AM

Hi Irene;
Wow, Wow and Wow.
The colors, placement of focal elements and all the artistic touches come together to make a fantastic winning image. Congratulations.
;) CC #9764057

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 10/26/2011 3:58:21 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this WINNING piece of art, Irene! CONGRATULATIONS, my friend!

Merna L. Nobile 10/26/2011 4:14:34 PM

I hope that you will enjoy the thrill of this day forever! Congratulations, GOLD really looks good on you. Merna #9764882

Sharon Sawyer 10/26/2011 8:22:40 PM

Irene, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved Second Place Winner!!! #9765311

Phyllis H. Burchett 10/26/2011 10:11:14 PM

WOW so cool, congrats on this fantastic winner Irene! #9765426

Mary Beth Aiello level-deluxe 10/28/2011 2:39:30 PM

Simply spectacular, Irene. Huge congrats. #9769007

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-deluxe 10/28/2011 8:56:38 PM

Congrats on a well deserved win.


Evy Johansen level-deluxe 10/29/2011 6:58:06 PM

Wow... What a beautiful painting!! Wonderful work! Big congratulations on your win!! #9771313

Kim Andelkovic 10/30/2011 4:30:05 AM

Wow Irene this is absolutely amazing....super congrats on your wonderful win :-) #9771805

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 10/31/2011 3:04:08 AM

CONGRATZ on this wonderful Gold winner!!!

UB. #9773630

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 11/2/2011 4:27:52 AM

Wow, Irene!
Don't know how I missed this one. Wonderful creativity and resulting image!
Glad I had the chance to see it featured in today's 'Digital Darkroom'.
~♥~Lisa #9778470

Mary K. Robison 11/2/2011 5:22:02 AM

I'm with Lisa ~ I saw this in the "Digital Darkroom", and would have missed your true work of art otherwise. Superb creation, and fully deserving of its gold win!
Congratulations, Irene! #9778552

Michelle T. Hekle level-deluxe 11/4/2011 4:30:06 PM

Love the work which you have done with the filters - Wonderful image. #9784258

Chris Ebben level-deluxe 11/9/2011 6:27:34 PM

Congratulations on a well deserved win. A very beautiful piece of art work, well done=^..^= #9794554

John Connolly level-deluxe 12/29/2011 12:34:22 PM

Congratulations on your win, Irene! What a remarkable presentation! #9891832

Lydia Lee level-deluxe 12/31/2011 8:24:49 PM

Congrats for placing in the finals! #9895860

Merna L. Nobile 12/31/2011 8:45:33 PM

What could be more important in life than to know in our hearts that in everything we have tried to do, we have done our very best?
Congratulations for your magnificent contribution for the month of November, 2011.
Merna Nobile #9895869

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/8/2012 7:53:24 PM

Congrats on this outstanding winner girl!

jo ann c. #9972415

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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