Cruising Along

© Deborah Sandidge

Cruising Along

Pat Gamwell 12/15/2005 11:19:10 AM

WOW! Good thing you didn't discard this one, Deborah! It's AWESOME! LOVE the colors & the effects! EXCELLENT! #359793

Judy S. Fung 12/15/2005 11:46:23 AM

I agree with Pat, it is a good thing you didn't discard this. Terrific image and work on this, Deborah! #2189074

William C. Raco 12/15/2005 12:42:34 PM

I love how this turned out!
The colors are wonderful.
Excellent glassy texture and sharp silhouettes.
Beautifully done, Deborah!

Bill #2189203

Karen Engelbreth 12/15/2005 1:23:07 PM

WOOOOOOOOOOW - fantastic, Deborah! #2189350

Terry L. Ellis 12/15/2005 2:32:28 PM

Love the colorful pallet and the ripples, Deb! Beautiful, almost abstract and delightful! #2189574

Robert M. Nicholson 12/15/2005 3:39:29 PM

Glad you saved it...great work, very creative and love the fxs! #2189691

Deb Holmes 12/15/2005 4:20:09 PM

Wow this is so cool, Deb, I love the colors! #2189798

Claudia Kuhn 12/15/2005 4:20:58 PM

Nice rescue work to a throw away shot, as it looks great Deb! Great colors and ripples. #2189801

Gail Vitikacs 12/15/2005 6:35:29 PM

This is l o v e l y !!!! Love the full package! #2190126

Deborah Sandidge 12/15/2005 6:56:11 PM

Thank you very much, I appreciate your kind comments on this image! ~ Deb #2190191

Sharon L. Wack 12/15/2005 7:28:52 PM

Deb Hi! I have to look in your gallery just to get warm it's 19 degrees here. What a paridise I love the shadow of patterns in this and the malted color GREAT WORK! #2190270

Jim Kinnunen 12/15/2005 10:16:55 PM

Beautiful scene and great effects, Deb!:) #2190499

Janine Russell 12/15/2005 10:46:00 PM

Deb, wonderful colors, detail, silhouettes and composition. #2190538

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/16/2005 7:43:03 AM

Very nice and love the ducks with the colors! #2191775

Ken Smith 12/16/2005 9:29:37 AM

After-the-fact photo effects are great, and you've used them well on this image. Well done. #2192168

Sandy Landon 12/16/2005 2:31:17 PM

Love the wonderful colors on this!! Great shot!! #2192876

Goshka G. 12/17/2005 12:19:32 PM

Looks like a winner to me, Deborah!! Just terrific!!! #2194414

Deborah Sandidge 12/17/2005 4:47:19 PM

Thanks so much, I'm glad you liked this, I'll think twice before I ever delete anything again, LOL! #2195049

Darryl Wilkinson 12/17/2005 4:56:50 PM

The advantages of digital technology! Excellent work to savor this beautiful capture, Deb! Awesome composition!!! #2195079

Rakesh Syal 12/19/2005 9:22:31 AM

Teriffic work on this image, Deb!!! #2200239

S P Mukherji 12/19/2005 10:04:57 AM

Yes, it looks to be winner in my eyes Deborah!! #2200327

Deborah Sandidge 12/19/2005 7:36:19 PM

Thank you very much, Darryl, Rakesh and SP! #2201694

Jill Odice 12/19/2005 9:26:23 PM

You have turned this into a work of art :-) Lovely work Deborah! #2201840

Deborah Sandidge 12/20/2005 8:47:58 AM

Hi Jill, thanks so much!! #2204044

Cora Miller 12/20/2005 11:03:26 PM

Your work certainly paid off! This has a lot going for it with the perfect placement of the silhouettes in the frame and with them facing each other and that light reflecting off their wakes........outstanding! #2207762

Deborah Sandidge 12/21/2005 6:36:39 AM

Hi Cora, thanks so much for your kind comments on these two timid little birds! #2208948

Susie Peek-Swint 12/25/2005 5:02:22 AM

Excellent recovery work Deb ~ turned out beautifully ~ well done!
Merry Christmas to you and your family!
Susie #2221578

Barbara Helgason 12/28/2005 9:27:56 PM

Wow you've turned it into a beautiful work of art! #2231119

Deborah Sandidge 12/29/2005 7:15:40 PM

Thanks so much, Susie and Barbara! #2233906

Robert K. Bemus 1/2/2006 10:38:22 AM

Beautiful work, Deborah! #2244818

Deborah Sandidge 1/2/2006 10:41:19 AM

Thank you very much, Robert! #2244835

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 1/3/2006 1:30:45 AM

Beautiful scene, love the colors! #2247025

Graeme Chow 1/21/2006 3:17:14 AM

Congrats ! Deborah #2313359

Darryl Wilkinson 1/21/2006 3:20:02 AM

Way to go, Deb! Congratulations on this fine finalist!!! #2313365

Linda D. Lester 1/21/2006 4:25:56 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!!!!
Good luck in the next round! #2313563

S P Mukherji 1/21/2006 5:07:30 AM

Beautiful finalist Deb! Good luck on all your finalists!! They all are awesome!! #2313851

Karen Engelbreth 1/21/2006 5:50:40 AM

Congrats ! #2314157

KHAWLA Haddad 1/21/2006 11:09:31 AM

Congratulations on This wonderful finalist!!!!!!
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Emile Abbott 1/21/2006 11:32:27 AM

so beautiful, congratulation on finalist. #2316900

Hendrik Storme 1/21/2006 12:28:44 PM

Congratulations!!! #2317343

Terry L. Ellis 1/21/2006 12:34:54 PM

Deb, super congratulations on this superb finalist! #2317410

Claudia Kuhn 1/21/2006 2:40:21 PM

Congrats Deborah! #2318174

Susie Peek-Swint 1/21/2006 2:56:37 PM

Congrats again Deb! #2318251

Leonard Pierce 1/21/2006 3:49:19 PM

Congratulations on another finalist, Deb!!! #2318605

Jenny Bosmans 1/21/2006 4:17:08 PM

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Deborah!! :) #2318821

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 1/21/2006 6:14:48 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Deborah!!! #2319285

Douglas Perry 1/21/2006 8:02:35 PM

Congrats Deborah! This one of the finalists is my pick. #2319948

Gail Vitikacs 1/21/2006 8:09:25 PM

No surprise on seeing this in the finals!!! Way to go!!!!! #2319983

Deborah Sandidge 1/21/2006 8:10:06 PM

Thank you so much for your thoughtful comments and warm congrats on this image - I appreciate it!! ~ Deb #2319988

Tammy Scott 1/21/2006 8:30:02 PM

Fantastic tones on this! Congratulations! #2320073

Barbara Helgason 1/21/2006 9:05:54 PM

Congratulations Deb, loved this the first time I saw it!! #2320247

Candice C. Calhoun 1/21/2006 9:55:05 PM

Congratulations!

ccc #2320361

Jonna Bergström 1/22/2006 1:45:02 AM

Congratulations!!! #2320855

Gen Nagase 1/22/2006 7:21:41 AM

Many congrats, Deb, on your finalist!!!
This one is my personal favorite of your finalists this month.
Best of luck on the next round, Deb!!! #2321874

Siete Meeter 1/23/2006 6:52:18 AM

Congrats on your finalist! Great feeling in this photo. #2325738

Donna W. Neal 1/23/2006 9:14:09 AM

Congratulations on another wonderful finalist Deb!!!
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Terry R. Hatfield 1/23/2006 4:57:49 PM

Neat Editing And Colors Deb!!
Congratulations On Your Finalist!! #2328345

Deb Holmes 1/23/2006 5:00:09 PM

Beautiful Deb, way to go! #2328357

Deborah Sandidge 1/23/2006 9:32:26 PM

Thanks so much, I truly appreciate your comments on this image!! ~ Deb #2329355

Graeme Chow 1/24/2006 7:26:41 AM

Big congratulation Deb , a good second winner. More to come from you next time. #2330833

Robert M. Nicholson 1/24/2006 7:35:16 AM

"Throwaway...shmrowaway!!!" I'm glad you gave it a second chance! Congrats! #2330879

Barbara Helgason 1/24/2006 7:45:29 AM

Congratulations Deb, loved it the first time I saw it! #2330934

Chris Macer 1/24/2006 7:47:55 AM

Congrats on the win, Deborah!! WTG! :) #2330952

Kay Beausoleil 1/24/2006 8:32:10 AM

Congratulations, Deborah, on your win -- good thing you hesitated! #2331135

Goshka G. 1/24/2006 8:38:45 AM

That was a great save, Deborah! Big congrats on this lovely win!! #2331174

Nicole Kessel 1/24/2006 8:41:15 AM

Beautiful, Deborah! Congratulations! #2331188

bob cornelison 1/24/2006 8:55:36 AM

You saw something in a throw away and turned it into a winner! I try to do the same thing with alot of my shots and sometimes it works. This came out great!
Congrats Deborah!
~:O) #2331284

Claudia Kuhn 1/24/2006 9:07:08 AM

Love this Deborah, congrats on your win! #2331332

Anita N. Hogue 1/24/2006 9:59:27 AM

Excellent digital darkroom work, Deborah! Congratulations on this BEAUTY!! #2331498

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 1/24/2006 10:03:04 AM

Congratulations on your win Deborah!!! #2331522

Deb Holmes 1/24/2006 10:15:17 AM

Way to go Deb, congrats on this awesome second place win! #2331586

Terry L. Ellis 1/24/2006 10:17:35 AM

Excellent! Congratulations Deb, on this magnificent second place win! #2331607

Kristi A. Howson 1/24/2006 10:27:14 AM

Congratulations on your win Deb! Beautiful! #2331669

Kay E. Mahoney 1/24/2006 12:09:56 PM

Congratulations on your second place win Deb. Neat effects. #2332142

Karen Engelbreth 1/24/2006 12:10:11 PM

Congrats on your win, Deborah! #2332144

Karen Bacon 1/24/2006 12:46:03 PM

so creative deb!congrats on your win! #2332345

Douglas Perry 1/24/2006 1:05:43 PM

Way to go Deb! Congrats. #2332458

Kathleen Clemons 1/24/2006 1:07:16 PM

Congrats to you, Deb! #2332468

Deborah Sandidge 1/24/2006 1:12:23 PM

Thank you so much Judges at BP!! Thanks so much for your kind comments and thoughtful congrats on this image, I truly appreciate it! I'm so excited! :o) Thank you! #2332506

Jonna Bergström 1/24/2006 1:23:49 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful win, Deborah!! #2332573

Judy S. Fung 1/24/2006 2:26:57 PM

Congrats on your win, Deborah! #2332815

Cathy Gregor 1/24/2006 2:29:53 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Deborah! #2332830

Sharon Day 1/24/2006 2:53:40 PM

Wonderful image, Deborah!!! I love the colors! Big congratulations on your win!!! #2332973

Hendrik Storme 1/24/2006 3:09:51 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner!!!! #2333040

Vicki Hunt 1/24/2006 3:27:21 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner!!! #2333098

Jenny Bosmans 1/24/2006 4:05:10 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Deborah!! #2333219

Terry R. Hatfield 1/24/2006 4:50:11 PM

Congratulations To You Deb,On A Fine Image And Your Win!! #2333374

Donna J. Taff 1/24/2006 4:53:35 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Deborah!!!! #2333395

Ken Smith 1/24/2006 5:00:07 PM

Deborah. Congratulations. I knew this was a great picture the first time I saw it. Well done!!! #2333431

Ken Smith 1/24/2006 5:00:19 PM

Deborah. Congratulations. I knew this was a great picture the first time I saw it. Well done!!! #2333433

kerby lee pfrangle 1/24/2006 5:01:33 PM

Congratulations a stunning colored image. The colors just pop out at you.

Kerby #2333443

Stan J. Contrades 1/24/2006 5:06:44 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this colorful winner, Deborah!! Gorgeous presentation and beautiful work!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2333464

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/24/2006 6:28:57 PM

Congrats on this wonderful win, Deb, and great story on the making of this image!
-Debby #2333779

Robert K. Bemus 1/24/2006 6:31:40 PM

Congratulations, Deborah!! #2333792

Debra Booth 1/24/2006 7:02:52 PM

Sorry I missed this earlier, Deb!! Great way to save a shot!! Congratulations to you!! #2333903

Tammy Scott 1/24/2006 7:12:06 PM

Congratulations on a gorgeous winner! #2333934

Deborah Sandidge 1/24/2006 8:11:47 PM

Thanks so much for your thoughtful words and congrats on this image, very much appreciated!! ~ Deb #2334182

KHAWLA Haddad 1/24/2006 8:13:17 PM

Big Congratulations on your second place winner, Deb!!!! #2334192

Corinne M. Thompson 1/24/2006 8:20:14 PM

The colors are fabulous in this-Congratulations on your 2nd place win! #2334227

Jill Flynn 1/24/2006 8:25:48 PM

Congratulations on your WIN Deborah! So creative! #2334252

Darryl Wilkinson 1/24/2006 9:04:39 PM

BRAVO, Deb!!! What a fantastic piece of work! Congratulations on your WIN!!!!!!! #2334421

Susan T. Evans 1/24/2006 9:32:45 PM

Congrats Deb on this awesome winner. #2334496

Cora Miller 1/24/2006 10:48:57 PM

Bet you're really glad you didn't throw this one away now! :) Congratulations on your win with this very peaceful image, Deb!! #2334656

Donna W. Neal 1/25/2006 4:53:36 AM

Just goes to show you never know what the judges will love and everyone else..:)
Congratulations on this fine winner Deb! #2335536

Laurence Saliba 1/25/2006 6:04:23 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding Winner, Deborah!! #2335933

Murry Grigsby 1/25/2006 6:39:51 AM

Congrats on your win Deborah!! #2336143

Jill M. Flusemann 1/25/2006 10:08:43 AM

Congratulations Deborah! Love the colors in this! #2336951

Gen Nagase 1/25/2006 1:03:48 PM

Fabulous win!!!
Congratulations, Deb!!!
...said before, this is my personaly favorite of yours this month... #2337564

Deborah Sandidge 1/25/2006 11:04:37 PM

Thanks so much for your very thoughtful congrats and comments!! ~ Deb #2339619

Rakesh Syal 1/25/2006 11:46:59 PM

Outstanding work on this image, Deb!!! CONGRATULATUONS!! #2339650

Deborah Sandidge 1/26/2006 8:51:58 AM

Thanks so much, Rakesh!! #2341318

Monika Sapek 1/26/2006 4:26:50 PM

Many congratulations on your Second Place Win with this colorful image, Deborah!
Monika
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Jeff W. Robinson 1/27/2006 4:21:03 AM

Congrats Deb on your wonderful winning image! Jeff #2344296

Jim Kinnunen 1/29/2006 9:57:35 PM

Congratulations, Deb on this beautiful winning image!:) #2354227

Deborah Sandidge 1/30/2006 3:20:44 PM

Thank you very much Monika, Jeff and Jim! I appreciate your thoughtful congrats! :o) #2357225

Stefan G 2/5/2006 9:20:16 AM

Very nice work, Deborah, looks great! Congratulations! #2381121

Christopher J. Budny 2/9/2006 8:38:46 PM

Congratulations, Deborah! Great use of Buzz, and a wonderful result! #2400705

Deborah Sandidge 2/9/2006 8:42:04 PM

Thank you Stefan and Christopher! #2400720

Beverly Belcamino 2/12/2006 8:16:50 AM

Deb--this is a wonderful shot--Congrats on a well deserved win!
Beverly #2410414

Deborah Sandidge 2/12/2006 8:29:48 PM

Hi Beverly - thank you very much for your kind comments! #2412218

Cathy M. Gromball 2/13/2006 2:41:22 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Deborah!

Cathy :) #2415378

Deborah Sandidge 2/13/2006 2:47:50 PM

Thanks so much, Cathy! #2415404

Emile Abbott 2/21/2006 1:50:23 PM

Big congratulation on your second place win on this awesome work, Deborah. #2448120

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Description

Taken after sunset at Lake Dora - I startled this pair near the shoreline. No chance of getting a crisp silhouette in the shadows… it was a throwaway shot, but I liked certain qualities about it. I sharpened up their moving silhouettes, used BuZZ simplifier 2, and increased the saturation to create a new image! :o)

Uploaded on 12/15/2005 11:16:04 AM

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Camera: Nikon D2X Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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