Twilight's Calmness

© Ken Smith

Twilight's Calmness

Deb Holmes 1/1/2006 7:37:23 AM

Beautiful Ken, the sky looks just awesome and the added light really looks great! Well done! Happy New Year! #367384

Kaye Burazin 1/1/2006 8:53:23 AM

Wow Ken. The flare turned out so well, It looks like it was shot with the beam instead of applied, so natural!!! Excellent choice of effects on the perfect picture. Really hope to see this one again! #2240989

Karen Slagle 1/1/2006 9:37:49 AM

This is gorgeous. I love the effects and colors. Happy new year... #2241112

Linda D. Lester 1/1/2006 11:13:37 AM

WOW! You started out with a bang! Awesome shot! You might have to show me how to do this later! #2241436

Cathy Barrows 1/1/2006 11:17:06 AM

yes me too...i agree with Ken's sentiments about this site and the image is just incredible #2241453

Kay E. Mahoney 1/1/2006 2:05:41 PM

WOW!!!!!!!!! I agree with everyone on this. Looks like a winner to me. Good job. Happy New Year to you. Hope you have a fantastic year. #2241870

Cindy Paquette 1/1/2006 2:26:35 PM

HIGH FIVER Ken...this is just awesome! Love this alot...and I'm sure we'll see this one again! I also agree with what you said about people here and the entire site....right on! #2241935

Darryl Wilkinson 1/1/2006 2:29:14 PM

WOW!! Striking image to kick off the new year, Ken! And I agree with you 100%! Thank YOU! Excellent prsentation!!! #2241944

Mary L. Graham 1/1/2006 2:53:57 PM

Beautiful image Ken!! Happy New Year! =) #2242001

Claudia Kuhn 1/1/2006 3:11:28 PM

Beautiful sunset image and comp Ken, nice touch with the light! #2242045

Susie Peek-Swint 1/1/2006 3:55:11 PM

Wonderful capture and effects Ken ~ great shot!
susie #2242161

kerby lee pfrangle 1/1/2006 3:59:35 PM

Beautiful capture, Ken.

Love the touch of light adds greats amount of character to the image.

Nicely done. Kerby #2242180

Jill Odice 1/1/2006 4:33:54 PM

Ken, I love the photo even w/o the light! The light effect turns this into a beautiful piece of art! #2242296

Nina Shields 1/1/2006 4:43:11 PM

Ken, what a gorgeous scene and your presentation is fantastic; you nailed this one and added a really creative flair to it; great work! #2242337

Gail Vitikacs 1/1/2006 5:50:56 PM

Indeed, this is soooooo beautiful!!!! Needs to hang on a wall Ken! Great effects! #2242539

Ken Smith 1/1/2006 5:55:48 PM

Thanks, everyone. I was really surprised at how it turned out. I wanted to use the Mystical Lights "lightcaster" effect, so I needed a lighthouse. I dug this out of my archives and added the effect. #2242548

Sharon Day 1/1/2006 8:12:32 PM

Beautiful image, Ken!!! Wonderful effects! Happy New Year and best wishes for 2006!!! #2242751

Deborah Sandidge 1/1/2006 8:23:29 PM

Beautiful image and creative effects, Ken - great work! #2242787

Corinne M. Thompson 1/1/2006 10:01:54 PM

And what a way to start out the New Year Ken! Taking the old and transforming it to something new...you have some great stuff in those archives of yours! Great work on this awesome image! I too, share your sentiments wholeheartedly! #2242995

Errick L. Cameron 1/1/2006 10:33:19 PM

very cool pic! #2243027

Ken Smith 1/2/2006 5:54:37 AM

Sharon, Deborah, Corine, and Errick, thanks so much for your comments. #2243710

Life Expressions 1/2/2006 1:42:09 PM

This is gorgeous Ken. I was at Crescent City this past August. Guess you managed to catch a day there with out fog..lol. Awesome image! #2245486

John Connolly 1/2/2006 1:47:48 PM

Ken, this is a fabulous image, with an imaginative concept. Well done! #2245519

Ken Smith 1/2/2006 3:41:32 PM

John and Robin, thanks for the comment. Robin, I was there in late April. #2245864

Marilyn K. Lincecum 1/3/2006 6:40:30 PM

BEAUTIFUL !! Very creative and well done. I love the colors and the the light. #2249605

Mary Timman 1/4/2006 11:59:23 AM

Magnificent. You have really done a beautiful job on this. And such a gorgeous scene. Just absolutly beautiful Ken! #2252103

Ken Smith 1/4/2006 1:53:42 PM

Marilyn and Mary, thanks for commenting. #2252446

Sandra Freyler 1/6/2006 9:34:50 PM

Ken, this is such an awesome image! Great work! #2260638

Amy Jackson 1/7/2006 6:49:20 AM

Great image, and I love the light too!!! #2261706

Ken Smith 1/7/2006 7:04:46 AM

Sandra and Amy, thanks for commenting. #2261727

Alison Greenwood 1/12/2006 4:41:41 AM

I feel the same way about this site, too Ken!
I love the effects you used on this!!! You have some awesome work in your gallery! :o) #2279707

Darryl Wilkinson 2/20/2006 11:53:29 PM

Way to go, Ken! Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, my friend!!! #2443681

Gail Vitikacs 2/21/2006 3:25:20 AM

WHOA! Three this month!!!! I am soooo impressed! Well deserved...CONGRATULATIONS! #2444189

Kaye Burazin 2/21/2006 4:15:33 AM

Three's a charm Ken, congrats! #2444326

Roger Bernabo 2/21/2006 4:52:46 AM

Beautiful image Ken and congratulations on your numerous Finalists! #2444679

Life Expressions 2/21/2006 5:44:16 AM

Congratulations Ken!!!!!!!!! #2445046

Donna W. Neal 2/21/2006 5:50:58 AM

And yet another wonderful finalist Ken. Congratulations and good luck in the next round #2445118

Susan J. Allen 2/21/2006 6:49:19 AM

And STILL another. Well, aren't you taking the bows this month? Congratulations! #2445666

Muriel Jackson 2/21/2006 6:54:20 AM

WOW congratulations again Ken! #2445717

Cathy Barrows 2/21/2006 8:52:24 AM

Congrats on your finalists...excellent #2446467

Hendrik Storme 2/21/2006 9:56:54 AM

Congrats on your finalists,Ken!!! #2446980

Carla Metzler 2/21/2006 9:57:35 AM

Congratulations again, Ken!!! #2446985

John Connolly 2/21/2006 11:57:32 AM

Well done Ken, Congratulations! #2447616

Kathy Radford 2/21/2006 12:33:34 PM

Congrats. Ken on this Finalist. I must have been asleep, somehow I missed seeing this shot. Kathy in NH #2447822

Pat Gamwell 2/21/2006 4:57:14 PM

CONGRATS on this incredible finalist, my friend! Where do I get "Mystical lights"? #2449223

Corinne M. Thompson 2/21/2006 5:00:44 PM

Like I said earlier, What a way to start the New Year! Congrats :) #2449252

Terry L. Ellis 2/21/2006 7:13:46 PM

Congratulations, Ken! Marvelous finalist! #2450179

Ken Smith 2/22/2006 4:49:27 AM

Thanks so much for all the great comments. #2452054

Emile Abbott 2/22/2006 8:31:15 AM

WOW, Ken. How did I miss this one. Fabulous and congrats on finalist again. #2453107

Sharon Day 2/23/2006 2:37:22 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Ken!!! Good luck next round! #2458980

Linda D. Lester 2/25/2006 10:08:23 AM

I don't know how I missed congratulating you on this one! I must of missed it when I went through yours. I think this will win!!! Big!
If they ever come out! #2465843

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Battery Point Light House, in Crescent City, CA, at sunset. I used Mystical Lights to paint in the light beam from the light house. Thanks, Kaye B, for the tip.

For my BP friends, here's wishing you much happiness and peace in 2006. I've learned, and continue to learn, from looking at your pictures and "chatting" with you. I sincerely thank you.

For the BP Staff (if you read this) - thanks for having this wonderful site. Without it, I would have not made new friends nor would I have continued to work on my photography skills. I can't say enough good things about your site!



Uploaded on 1/1/2006 7:30:54 AM

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