Engraved

Nancyj Hovey Student 5/15/2012 4:48:13 AM

Taking photos and editing brings forth our creative juices. I took about 3 hours to create this one. Digital Darkroom is a favorite catagory for me. How about you? #1463085

Nancyj Hovey 5/15/2012 4:58:13 AM

Here is the original image! #10137884

Michelle Alton 5/15/2012 6:04:43 AM

Wow...this is a thrillingly beautiful butterfly image, enhanced even MORE by the grt quote! #10137984

Nancyj Hovey 5/15/2012 6:22:24 AM

Michelle,
Am so pleased that you like this image. It was soooo much fun to do! THANK YOU! Have a wonderful day! 8o) #10138002

Carol Flisak 5/15/2012 12:06:37 PM

Beautiful image, Nancyj... wonderful composition and transformation! Nicely done. I, too, love the creative process, from taking the images to post processing. It's a wonderful journey! #10138212

Nancyj Hovey 5/15/2012 5:32:39 PM

Carol,
Thank you for sharing with us regarding your creative process feelings. Am so pleased more enjoy this fun....and thank you for your liking this image! Hope you have a great evening! 8o) #10138464

rony sagy 5/16/2012 9:20:47 AM

Fantastic work. #10139266

Nancyj Hovey 5/16/2012 12:28:09 PM

Rony
THANK YOU! Have a great day! 8o) #10139401

Tammy Espino 5/16/2012 6:05:22 PM

DDR is always fun for me on a day with nothing to do! :) A wonderful creation! :) #10139752

Nancyj Hovey 5/16/2012 7:10:50 PM

Tammy
THANK YOU! and I am pleased you also find a quiet day in DDR! CREATIVITY here we come! 8o) #10139804

Reynaldo D. Reyes 5/18/2012 9:31:56 PM

What a beauty Nancy, so lovely with the effects and framing. Love the quotation ~ what a welcome transformation, so beautiful! #10141957

Nancyj Hovey 5/19/2012 4:56:02 AM

Reynaldo
A HUGE THANK YOU! 8o) #10142105

Anthony G. Comella 5/19/2012 11:39:19 AM

Super work and for sure Superb Creation!! #10142476

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 5/19/2012 8:00:47 PM

Beautifully artistic, Nancyj! :-) k #10142943

Nancyj Hovey 5/20/2012 4:15:38 PM

Anthony
Kitty

THANK YOU so much! 8o) #10143692

Marilyn Cornwell 5/23/2012 4:09:32 AM

So pretty! #10146788

Nancyj Hovey 5/23/2012 9:57:35 AM

Marilyn,
THANK YOU...hope you are having a wonderful day of sunshine hugs! 8o) #10147209

Yulianto Soeroso 5/23/2012 4:43:47 PM

wow nice story #10147657

Nancyj Hovey 5/23/2012 5:09:13 PM

Yulianto
THANK YOU very much! 8o) #10147713

Laura E. Swan 5/26/2012 2:06:33 PM

This image has inspired me to go play in DDR a little today. It's the best place to relax and cook up something fun!

I love the quote to go with this. It's perfect. (And I recognize the filter! :))))) !!!)

-Laura :D #10153521

Nancyj Hovey 5/26/2012 2:19:34 PM

Laura...
THANK YOU, and am pleased this inspires you to go to DDR! Ha, I knew you would recognize the filter! Love the program! Thanks for telling me about it! 8o)
#10153567

Leslie McLain 5/26/2012 4:57:42 PM

Beautiful digital darkroom work, Nancy. Stunning. #10153989

Nancyj Hovey 5/26/2012 5:13:34 PM

Leslie
THANK YOU so much ...am pleased you like this image! DDR is my favorite place to be in photography! 8o) #10154011

Mitch Spence 5/31/2012 12:54:41 PM

This is a delighful combination of elements, Nancy. #10163233

Nancyj Hovey 5/31/2012 7:39:35 PM

Mitch
THANK YOU, and it is great to hear from you! 8o) #10163815

Lyn Darlington 6/2/2012 5:03:41 AM

Beautiful image....Wonderful DD work! I find it relaxing playing in the DDR! #10165508

Nancyj Hovey 6/2/2012 8:40:19 AM

Lyn
THANK you for visiting, and sharing. Glad you like DDR for relaxation too! 8o) #10165689

Debbie Bray 6/12/2012 4:46:01 AM

Wow Nancy, this looks absolutely fabulous! It's like it's backed on a wooden chopping board. I'm not really that great with DD work, I always admire other people's stuff, but can't get it together for me. I also think you need a good imagination, and lots of wonderful time to play with DD. Debbie #10177270

Nancyj Hovey 6/12/2012 5:17:56 AM

Debbie
THANK YOU so much for your wonderful comments. DDR work is fun, and any photographer has imagination...just look at our (in this case YOUR) fabulous photos....a good eye is what it takes.... Enjoy... Have a great day! 8o) #10177310

Michele Peterson 6/23/2012 4:22:19 PM

An incredbily creative image, and so very pretty. Thanks for sharing the original. I have a long ways to go to learn DD work, and admire those of you who have mastered it so well. Very, very nice! :-) #10197153

Nancyj Hovey 6/25/2012 2:53:06 PM

Michele,
THANK YOU for visiting my gallery! I appreciate your comments. I also have much more to learn about DDR work. I find it so fulfilling! 8o) #10199913

PATRICIA A. CASEY 7/9/2012 8:16:54 AM

Wow..what a beautiful image Nancyj.....something I aspire to do one day....playing a bit more with PS and filters....Your work is lovely! #10221285

Nancyj Hovey 7/9/2012 9:52:05 AM

Patricia
THANK you! When I first began on BP I was for ALL straight from the camera shots...ha...fooled myself, and got artistic. Now I love DDR! 8o) ENJOY #10221471

Kathy Coombs 7/11/2012 1:58:47 AM

Nice!!! #10224388

Nancyj Hovey 7/14/2012 8:41:34 AM

Kathy,
THANK YOU! 8o) #10228937

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/27/2012 9:21:50 AM

Beautiful Nancyj! Love the treatment too!

jo ann c. #10246579

Nancyj Hovey 7/27/2012 10:16:30 AM

Jo Ann
THANK YOU so much. Hope you are enjoying your summer? 8o) #10246642

Jeffrey M. Smith 8/21/2012 1:28:42 PM

OUT-BLOODY-STANDING! You obviously put a lot of thought into this one, and what you saw in your mind definately came to fruition! Fantastic layering, unique PoV, great framing and comp, coupled with the perfect colors, sat, and texture all make this one a winner!
Jeff #10284353

Nancyj Hovey 8/25/2012 6:26:15 AM

Jeffrey
THank you so much for your kind words. You have made me smile.... 8o) #10289297

Stephen Zacker 9/1/2012 3:47:12 PM

Beautiful and Creative! Nice to see you back, hope you are feeling better #10304294

Nancyj Hovey 9/1/2012 8:59:22 PM

Stephen
THANK YOU....glad to be back too! 8o) #10304692

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/22/2013 5:22:31 AM

So very nice to see this one again SNAPSHOT from BP.....lovely still.....I'm still not there with the DDR extras......but still love working on my photos now in Lightroom. Wonderful program.....All the very best to you Nancyj....have a great day! #10702684

Nancyj Hovey 5/22/2013 6:28:47 AM

Patricia
Gosh, so nice to hear from you! Thank you for the lovely comments, and I am so happy for you that you are enjoying DDR! It won't take you long! Enjoy! 8o) #10702770

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“What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”
Richard Bach


Butterfly was taken at Epcot.
Layered, cropped,then 'Engraved' in SmartPhotoEditor, and tweaked in PS.

(Digital Darkroom 5/15/2012)

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/1600 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, FocalLength: 270.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T2i

Uploaded on 5/15/2012 4:46:04 AM

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