Descending Dove

© Steven E. Ray

Descending Dove

Alex T. Mizuno 7/20/2007 12:43:14 AM

Your image creation is really mesmerizing! This is quite a spectacular composite! #694940

Donald K. Cherry 7/20/2007 2:38:37 AM

Nicely created and presented, Steven. #4529755

Dr. Harmeet Singh 7/20/2007 2:59:30 AM

Wonderful creation.Great work. #4529806

Candice C. Calhoun 7/20/2007 5:08:33 AM

Fantastic compilaton, Steven, I love it's calm and serene quality!

ccc #4530371

Elizabeth R. G 7/20/2007 5:10:07 AM

Wow Steven, this is just amazing. The bird looks like it's about to just fly out of the picture. Beautiful!! #4530380

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 7/20/2007 8:43:00 AM

Very beautiful work Steven!,
Amalia #4531376

Jennifer L. Alder 7/20/2007 10:05:27 AM

Well there you go again, Steven-- Terrific Post processing work, geez! I LOVE the pov and depth here, excellent image! :) #4531670

Autum Rhoades 7/20/2007 11:16:57 AM

Wow, Steven! I opened your gallery and found a whole other expression - fantastic image!!! #4531943

Connie J. Bagot 7/20/2007 7:08:19 PM

Very beautiful scene and the addition of the dove is wonderful! Great work Steven. #4533377

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 7/20/2007 10:37:36 PM

Steven, ABSOLUTLY BEAUTIFUL, breathtaking, super job! #4533835

William88 7/21/2007 9:56:20 AM

Beautiful shot Steven. #4535601

John Connolly 7/21/2007 3:56:51 PM

Your creative talents have produced a masterpiece here Steven! Beautiful work! #4536744

Elizabeth A. Marker 7/21/2007 9:18:09 PM

Wow Steven! Wonderful image!! You have a gorgeous gallery! Enjoyed visiting it! Hope you have a great day! Elizabeth #4537653

Elizabeth A. Marker 7/21/2007 9:18:26 PM

Wow Steven! Wonderful image!! You have a gorgeous gallery! Enjoyed visiting it! Hope you have a great day! Elizabeth #4537654

Barbara Waldoch 7/22/2007 7:14:24 PM

Very cool work, Steven! #4541525

Hendrik Storme 7/23/2007 9:12:33 AM

WOW fantastic shot!!! #4544004

Susan Fox 7/23/2007 5:39:49 PM

This is one of your best Steven! Love everything about it. A wonderful image. #4545959

Vishal Sharma 7/23/2007 5:45:28 PM

WOW!!! AWESOME capture, Steven!!! What a capture, excellent details, perfect composition. #4545975

Barbara L. Richardson 7/23/2007 5:46:52 PM

WOW!!! This is gorgeous!!! Outstanding capture. Beautiful colors and fantastic clarity!!! #4545980

Dianna Hauf 7/23/2007 5:55:58 PM

Another moving and beautifully done image, Stephen! Fantastic ps work, gorgeous colors and lighitng and clarity! Picture perfect composition! #4546006

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/23/2007 8:09:30 PM

Exceptional composition with dazzling lighting and gorgeous sky!!!!! Lovely image, Steven!!!!! k #4546402

Steven E. Ray 7/23/2007 8:26:07 PM

Thank you everyone for your kind comments. Jehovah God is the master artist in these works and to Him be the glory for our magnificent universe. #4546447

Nina Shields 7/24/2007 3:11:35 AM

Steven, what a delight it is to find your gallery; wonderful display of not only your talent but who you are; love this image as it has such a spiritual quality to it; powerful! #4547241

Anne D. Eigen 7/24/2007 4:16:39 AM

Outstanding capture and post-processing artistry, Steven! I feel uplifted viewing this image! #4547520

Joy Rector 7/24/2007 4:37:08 AM

gorgeous #4547625

Ken Slade 7/25/2007 10:06:38 AM

Beautiful photo with a dream like quality. #4555757

Inge Linden 7/25/2007 10:31:29 PM

Wonderful capture.Steven..
great job! #4559561

Judy V. Kennamer 7/26/2007 6:17:32 AM

WOW Steven! This is wonderful! What a capture -- and what a sky!! #4561183

Marcie A. Fowler 7/26/2007 1:22:21 PM

Excellent work. Fabulous colors and placement of the Dove within the image. Brings to mind immediately the scene in the Bible of Jesus' baptism by John and the dove descending along with the voice from heaven. #4563730

Lisa J. Boulden 7/27/2007 4:33:55 AM

This is really a show-stopper, Steven!!!
One that surely deserves recognition! Congrats on your editors' pick! I think we'll see this one again...

DiAnna F. Paulk 7/28/2007 5:02:14 AM

Gorgeous composition, Steven! And welcome to the BetterPhoto community!

In the April Bride image I'm pretty sure I used Craig's Actions Shadow Soft with a reduced opacity and masked the bride so she would be sharp in the image. Thanks for stopping to comment. #4570817

DiAnna F. Paulk 7/28/2007 7:09:30 AM

Wow! A winner, I'd say. Beautiful comp and colors, and lens quality. #4571120

Karen Slagle 7/28/2007 10:39:11 AM

Oh wow, Steven. This is totally fantastic. The beautiful, vivid colors and dove almost flying out of the frame really grabbed my attention. This one should be a winner, it is in my book... #4571584

Brenda c. McFarland 7/30/2007 7:41:20 PM

Steven another Picture that says WOW!!!! you are really good with your P.S. abilities. I'm impressed with many of your pictures in your gallery. I need to come look more often. #4580540

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 7/30/2007 7:55:19 PM

Outstanding colors, comp and scene. Very beautiful and serene capture!!! #4580593

Carol Teal 8/6/2007 9:02:14 AM

The beautiful, bright sky and the white dove give this such a serene feel. What a great creation Steven! #4608851

ALLEN O. HOWARD 8/7/2007 6:49:12 PM

WOW! Wonderful colors and details! The depth is great! #4616013

Alexandra Pettersson Ekdahl 8/14/2007 2:14:22 PM

Iv seen this before but oviosly not comment... Fantastic picture whith outstanding colors... just beautiful!!

Alexandra #4647779

Bill Wyatt 8/22/2007 3:59:17 AM

Beautiful I love the new fresh mood this portrays. Excellent lighting and technique! #4681978

Martin J. Preslar 8/27/2007 12:31:14 PM

Congrats on this cool Finalist! You really make great composite images, Steven! :)


Alex T. Mizuno 8/27/2007 12:35:49 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist! It well deserves. Buona fortuna for the next round! #4705130

Heather 8/27/2007 12:42:11 PM

Congrats!! :) #4705205

Dianna Hauf 8/27/2007 12:47:16 PM

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4705269

Sylvia Rossler 8/27/2007 1:05:35 PM

Big congrats again :O) #4705444

Marijana Fajgl 8/27/2007 1:07:40 PM

Amazing! Big congratulations! #4705471

Jennifer L. Alder 8/27/2007 4:46:44 PM

:0 #4707409

Susan Fox 8/27/2007 6:52:28 PM

Congratulations Steven! I hope this one goes to second/first place. It is one of my favorites of yours. #4708566

Jeana Clark 8/27/2007 8:06:12 PM


~Jeana~ #4709208

Kathy L. Clark 8/28/2007 6:05:49 AM

Steven another well deserving finalist, congrats. #4710859

Hendrik Storme 8/28/2007 12:26:36 PM

Congrats on your finalist! Fantastic work!!! #4712807

Jennifer L. Alder 8/29/2007 8:40:57 AM

Well LOOK AT YOU!!!!
Two winners!!
:)))))))))))))))))))))) #4717913

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/29/2007 8:45:23 AM

BIG CONGRAT'S and WTG on your second place win Steven!!! #4717935

Jeana Clark 8/29/2007 9:42:42 AM



~Jeana~ #4718406

Michelle L. Frick 8/29/2007 10:27:37 AM

Another big congratulations Steven - what a great month! #4718683

Christopher Budny 8/29/2007 10:49:00 AM

Two golds?! Way to go!! Congratulations, Steven! #4718812

Sam Britt 8/29/2007 11:14:33 AM

Congratulations on this 2nd place winner too, Steven! #4718955

eileen bedford 8/29/2007 11:27:38 AM

Congratulations on this winning image Steven, well done.... #4719020

Hendrik Storme 8/29/2007 11:29:28 AM

...and congratulations again! Great winner, Steven!!! #4719029

Gail Vitikacs 8/29/2007 12:22:33 PM

Stunning win Steven! Congratulations! #4719240

Kathy L. Clark 8/29/2007 12:49:27 PM

Way to go Steven another beautiful winner. #4719386

Kay E. Mahoney 8/29/2007 2:02:53 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4719877

Alex T. Mizuno 8/29/2007 2:16:58 PM

You did it again Steven! Congratulations on this fantastic winning!! #4719941

Susan Fox 8/29/2007 5:26:43 PM

Yippeee! So glad this one got second :-) Congrats Steven!!!!!!!!!!!! #4720739

Su Sana E. P 8/29/2007 8:48:33 PM

Steven, huge Congratulations on this beautiful Winner!! And that's a Double!! #4721565

Lisa J. Boulden 8/29/2007 9:26:52 PM

WTG Steven!
Huge congratulations to you!!!
---Lisa #4721653

Sylvia Rossler 8/29/2007 9:56:41 PM

WTG !! Another Big congrats Steven :O) #4721753

Darryl Wilkinson 8/29/2007 10:10:28 PM

Great work, Steven! Congratulations on your win!! #4721809

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 8/30/2007 12:55:00 AM

Congratulations on your win, Steven. #4722248

RC Fritz 8/30/2007 9:45:05 AM

Congratulations on your WINNER! #4724127

Jill Flynn 8/30/2007 11:41:36 AM

MAGICAL!!!! A big congratulations on your win Steven! #4724572

Emily E. Bem 8/31/2007 3:53:12 PM



Congrats on this beauty! #4729409

Janine Russell 8/31/2007 10:03:16 PM

Steven, great composition and colors; big congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4730264

Gary Lange 9/1/2007 10:48:28 AM

Congrats on this WONDERFUL win, Steven!! Terific work! #4732604

Tammy R. Kerns 9/1/2007 4:09:38 PM

Congrats,this is very beautiful #4733606

Carol Teal 9/2/2007 10:56:42 PM

Wow, another win! I almost missed it because of the gold Editor's Picks. Congrats again Steven! #4738509

Bill Wyatt 9/11/2007 3:12:18 AM

Congratulations on your second place winner. This is terrific Steven!! #4775871

Sandra M. High 9/22/2007 7:28:34 AM

Congratulations! Just beautiful #4827070

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Photo I made into wallpaper in 2006. Canon 16-35mm composite.

Uploaded on 7/19/2007 10:49:59 PM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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