My Favorite Place

© Darren K. Fisher

My Favorite Place

Karen Bacon level-deluxe 7/19/2006 6:02:31 AM

This is stunning Darren!Looks so peaceful,i can understand why it would be your favorite! #486983

Marcie A. Fowler 7/19/2006 6:07:56 AM

Another beautiful capture of this beautiful place. Hope we can make it here in January. Love the effects you used to enhance this image. Gives it a great mood and feel!! #3048909

Roger Bernabo 7/19/2006 6:13:29 AM

Beautiful image and PS work Darren! Well done! #3048932

Bridgette B 7/19/2006 6:14:46 AM

This is gorgeous!! Great ps work...the results are amazing! #3048938

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 7/19/2006 6:20:24 AM everything about it Darren! #3048970

Cathy Barrows 7/19/2006 6:24:00 AM

very pretty...i think me and linda need to come on a day trip #3048990

Tamera S. Phillips 7/19/2006 6:43:00 AM

Sounds like a lot of work but well work it! What a beautiful photo Darren. #3049063

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 7/19/2006 7:22:11 AM

LOVE IT!!! #3049216

Amy JACKSON level-deluxe 7/19/2006 7:36:20 AM

Beautiful image, Darren! Very nice color and effects! #3049262

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 7/19/2006 7:50:39 AM

Awesome work Darren! Very beautifully captured and presented! Jeff #3049331

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 7/19/2006 8:11:18 AM

Great work Dennis! #3049418

Carla Metzler 7/19/2006 8:25:29 AM

Busy little boy weren't you? It looks great, too! Wonderful work, Darren! #3049475

Life Expressions 7/19/2006 8:28:35 AM

I can understand why this is your favorite's gorgeous and you captured it perfectly. Awesome PS work as well. Beautiful image! #3049484

Ken Smith level-deluxe 7/19/2006 8:53:20 AM

Darren, I loved this spot to. You captured it brilliantly!! #3049604

Dennis Flanagan 7/19/2006 9:53:49 AM

Your photo and PS work were well worth it. Great shot. #3049832

Pamela Shane 7/19/2006 10:01:06 AM

BEAUTIFUL image, the effects only enhance this great shot Darren!! :) #3049872

Paula Dwyer 7/19/2006 10:23:32 AM

Its so beautiful!!! Excellent use of effects!! Fantastic image!! :) #3049966

Ronald Balthazor level-deluxe 7/19/2006 10:41:18 AM

Great treatment, Darren. #3050034

Laura Clay-Ballard 7/19/2006 11:33:12 AM

I can see why this is your favorite place. gorgeous and gorgeous work! #3050252

Shirley L. Carpenter 7/19/2006 11:54:22 AM

Beautiful image Darren!! Excellent work and composition!! Love it!! #3050339

Bobbie Davis 7/19/2006 12:36:06 PM

Absolutely beautiful Darren! #3050527

Nina Shields level-deluxe 7/19/2006 1:32:46 PM

Darren, truly masterful presentation of a gorgeous scene; outstanding work in all arenas! #3050695

William C. Raco level-deluxe 7/19/2006 3:07:49 PM

Wow, you continue to present this mill in so many new and beautiful ways, Darren
This is excellent!

Bill #3050993

Sharon Day level-deluxe 7/19/2006 3:08:13 PM

I love the effects on this, Darren!!! Beautifully capture and edited! #3050995

Donna J. Eaton 7/19/2006 3:09:01 PM

A beautiful presentation of the Mill Darren! #3050998

Marsha S. Smith 7/19/2006 6:39:43 PM

Each and every shot I see of this mill just gets better and better. Your work on this one is just amazing. #3051471

Janine Russell level-deluxe 7/19/2006 11:23:54 PM

Darren, excellent detail, composition and effects. #3052037

Tressie Davis level-deluxe 7/20/2006 3:34:11 AM

This takes my breath away Darren - wonderful use of effects, and you had a beautiful comp and scene to begin with. Gorgeous image!! #3052730

Stephanie Lyons level-deluxe 7/20/2006 6:10:10 AM

Outstanding! This is breathtaking! #3053636

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 7/20/2006 11:00:45 AM

LOVE THIS!!!!! WOW!!!! #3054787

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe 7/20/2006 9:45:29 PM

Superb image, Darren!!!! #3056842

Jill Odice level-deluxe 7/21/2006 1:09:56 PM

Sooo, they still haven't renamed this Darren's Mill? :-) I never get tired of seeing this place, I feel like I have been there I have seen it from every angle I think! Love it Darren:-) #3060034

Lavone Vannoy level-deluxe 7/22/2006 8:46:03 AM

You did an incredible job Darren! You brought out the brilliance and personality of this beautiful landmark of the parkway. I too am a huge fan of Mabry Mill, as I live not too far north of it (right off the parkway)!!

I have the mill posted on my gallery as well. Three of my four children are sitting down facing it. I turned it black and white. I photographed several other things there too.

I love your work of art! Your talent in PS really shines. The manipulations you implemented are truly spectacular. Plus the pov of the capture is completely perfect! Just awesome!! Thank you for sharing it with us as well as your wonderful gallery :) #3062734

Bill Houghton 7/24/2006 2:10:31 AM

Darren, you did a nice job with the effects on this shot. I like it very much. Well done. #3068096

She-She Killough 8/7/2006 7:48:45 PM

Ok I think it is my favorite place to now! LOL You do amazing things Darren. I have never been there but I sure would LOVE To someday. I wonder if I could find an angle you haven't would be fun to try. So Excellent Darren!! #3136592

Kara L. Hendricks 8/26/2006 12:52:00 PM

Ohh I get to be the first to say CONGRATS TO YOU DARREN!!!
This is the one my mom loves.... And it certainly deserves this badge.... #3218352

Carol Teal 8/26/2006 1:28:34 PM

Congrats Darren on your finalist! I had recently looked through your photos and thought I had commented on this one already! It was one of my favorites in your gallery! #3218718

Ken Smith level-deluxe 8/26/2006 4:06:46 PM

Great job and congrats again!~ #3220462

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 8/26/2006 4:52:45 PM

Congrats again and again, Darren, excellent effects, a stunning image!
-debby #3220774

David Phalen 8/26/2006 5:15:56 PM

Congrats. Well earned! #3220929

Tamera S. Phillips 8/26/2006 6:23:52 PM

Okay Darren - you can stop any time now! Just kidding. This is a well deserved finalist and just stunning. #3221503

Pamela Shane 8/26/2006 6:55:57 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Darren on another exceptional finalist!! :) #3221843

Lorraine A. Cook 8/26/2006 7:55:59 PM

One of my favorites! Congratulations and Good Luck in the next round, Darren!<:)) #3222507

Pat Gamwell 8/26/2006 8:00:50 PM

Keep those winners comin'! Another CONGRATS! #3222569

Nadya Johnson 8/26/2006 8:50:22 PM

LOVE this image, Darren! Congratulations on this awesome finalist! #3223061

Leonard Pierce 8/26/2006 10:49:37 PM

Congratulations (#4) Darren! #3223488

Julie Robinson 8/27/2006 12:05:49 AM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist! #3223665

Andrew I. Boyd 8/27/2006 12:44:25 AM

Great shot,Darren!Congrats on your finalist:-) #3223799

Paul Michko 8/27/2006 2:21:36 AM

Congratulation on another great finalist, Darren. #3224143

Bobbie Davis 8/27/2006 11:05:47 AM

Congrats Darren! #3226710

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 8/27/2006 7:23:52 PM

You had a great month....congratulations! I'm going to see this one day!!! #3229268

Sherry S. Boles level-deluxe 8/28/2006 5:58:15 AM

This is such a beautiful location...I can see why it's a favorite! I always enjoy seeing the images of this place...
Very well done...Congrats, Darren! #3231587

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 8/28/2006 11:02:32 AM

Beautifully done, Darren! Congratulations, again and again, etc.!!! #3233588

Shirley A. Kinney 3/7/2007 5:47:24 PM

Darren, this is a WOW photo! Love what you did with it. #4032360

Angela Pound 7/1/2007 8:20:14 PM

WOW congrats on this. It would soon become my favorite place. What a great scene. Your gallery is amazing. #4463964

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Yep Mabry Mill along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Done a few things here. I used monochrome effect, faded color back in at about 70% then history brushed some areas back in a bit darker. Added the dreamy effect with a black tint to give more color, and then added the buzz and resharpened after I did all of this.

Category: Digital Darkroom

Uploaded on 7/19/2006 5:56:40 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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