Nevermore (Portrait)

© James P. Hildebrandt

Nevermore (Portrait)

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 10/22/2006 3:28:09 PM

Nice capture. Love the effect. #544395

Mary Clarke 10/22/2006 3:31:47 PM

I like this James. The branches & bird work really well against this background. #3486044

Deborah Sandidge level-classic 10/22/2006 6:35:20 PM

I like the warmer tones in this version more, love the concept and textures - great work! #3486543

James P. Hildebrandt 10/22/2006 7:59:33 PM

Thanks for the praise everyone, I appreciate it. Deborah, I looked at your premium gallery and couldn't help noticing this isn't too far off from your shot "Call of the Wild". I looked at all of your galleries and each of you have a lot of talent.

Thanks,

James #3486829

Janine Russell level-classic 10/22/2006 8:13:57 PM

James, excellent tones, detail, lighting, textures and silhouettes. #3486871

Carla Metzler level-classic 10/22/2006 8:17:05 PM

Beautiful silhouettes, composition and tones, James! #3486879

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 10/23/2006 7:24:42 AM

It's great James #3489128

Jessica Jenney level-classic 11/23/2006 4:46:32 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, James! #3621458

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 11/23/2006 7:14:01 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3622515

Marsha S. Smith 11/24/2006 10:11:47 AM

Exquisite! Congratulations! #3625698

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 11/25/2006 4:29:09 PM

Congratulations on your excellent finalist image!!! Creative and beautiful work! #3630433

Janine Russell level-classic 11/25/2006 4:40:23 PM

James, congratulations on your finalist. #3630470

Cora Miller level-classic 11/25/2006 10:46:30 PM

The silhouette against the warm texture of the stone is very appealing. Great job on this. Congratulations on your finalist. #3631750

Kenneth Mucke 11/27/2006 2:30:50 AM

Congrats on this wonderful winner #3635872

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 11/27/2006 4:30:15 AM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3636396

Wendy Stevenson 11/27/2006 4:40:50 AM

Fantastic textures and tones in this well deserved FIRST PLACE WIN!!! Congratulations James!! #3636451

Deborah Sandidge level-classic 11/27/2006 5:06:47 AM

Congratulations on your first place win, James!! #3636628

Donna W. Neal 11/27/2006 6:41:41 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved Winner James #3637283

Ronald Balthazor level-classic 11/27/2006 6:50:52 AM

Congratulations, James. Excellent work. #3637352

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 11/27/2006 7:39:41 AM

Congratualtions on your win!! #3637671

Janine Russell level-classic 11/27/2006 8:39:45 AM

James, congratulations on your First Place Winner! #3638027

Jessica Jenney level-classic 11/27/2006 10:28:31 AM

Congratulations, James, on your First Place win! #3638641

Renee Doyle level-classic 11/27/2006 1:11:13 PM

Congratulations James on your first place win!
#3639168

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 11/27/2006 3:03:28 PM

Well, James, it looks like you breathed some wonderful new life into this. Congratulations on this well deserved 1st place win! #3639579

RC Fritz level-classic 11/27/2006 4:26:36 PM

Awesome shot, James! Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE!! #3639832

Amalia Elena Veralli level-classic 11/27/2006 6:16:36 PM

Congrats on your first place. the mood of it is great! #3640090

Cora Miller level-classic 11/27/2006 11:31:02 PM

Congratulations on your first place win, James. #3641006

Joline Frazier level-classic 11/28/2006 4:34:20 AM

I love this image, and the title is so fitting...congratulations on this beautiful win. #3641787

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 11/28/2006 3:47:12 PM

Really beautiful, congratulations on your FIRST place win!! #3643955

Les Rhoades level-classic 11/29/2006 11:33:49 AM

Congratulations on your winning picture. Well deserved! #3647363

Mick Burkey level-classic 11/29/2006 2:42:57 PM

Very cool concept and great execution, James. Congratulations on a superb winner! #3648003

Mary Clarke 11/29/2006 2:46:57 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Winner James #3648018

James P. Hildebrandt 11/29/2006 3:55:42 PM

Thank you everyone for the kind praise, I've looked through all of your premium galleries and it never ceases to amaze me how much talen there is here. It's been about 5 years now that I've been entering the contest here and it's nice to finally win, especially with this image since it was my first real try at this effect.

James #3648228

Diana L. Ralph 11/29/2006 4:35:32 PM

This is beautiful - looks more like a beautiful art piece than a photograph. Congratulations on this win! #3648394

ronda chatelle 12/1/2006 4:23:30 AM

Congratulations James on your win! This image is awesome! #3653489

Irene Suchocki 12/5/2006 7:26:09 PM

This is so wonderful. I just love the treatment. Congratulations on a well-deserved win. #3671207

augustus gillian 12/15/2006 8:45:38 AM

yes you are good at composition. I found this in the home page. and got an interisting view of yester years work adding modern style. love it. #3705448

Sherrye Nozaki 12/16/2006 1:20:36 PM

This is wonderful. Looks like fine art I would find in a upscale oriental art gallery. Beautiful! #3709009

Stephanie A. Laird level-classic 12/23/2006 5:30:39 PM

Hi James!

Beautiful Image!

I just checked out your web-site! Wow! I really loved it! You are quite talented!! #3734703

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-classic 12/23/2006 5:32:34 PM

Very creative! I like this pic too! #3734707

Colleen Farrell level-classic 12/23/2006 8:59:32 PM

Wow, James ... I didn't see this on the first round, but it's beautiful. Really stunning and evocative, a very well-deserved win. #3735044

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Description

A slight variation to the previous one that I uploaded. I wanted to see how it would look in a normal rectangular format. Unfortunately I had to start over from scratch and redo it but that gave me the opportunity to enhance the textures a bit more. I think I like the composition a little better in this aspect ratio. To recap, this image was salvaged from a shoot I did about 5 years ago when I first started taking pictures, I found it while digging around on the computer and tried to breath some new life into it.

Comments are always appreciated.

Uploaded on 10/22/2006 3:10:12 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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