Susana Ms Heide 8/22/2007 8:07:14 AM

INCREDIBLE creation!!! Very amusing and fun!! Awesome work!!! #720554

Paula Dwyer 8/22/2007 8:55:35 AM

AWESOME!!!!!!! :) #4683531

James Quantz Jr. 8/22/2007 9:10:54 AM

Thanks Susana, Paula - it's meant to be fun(and hopefully attention grabbing!). This image is part of a new series I'm putting together promoting my photography. #4683585

Ronald Balthazor 8/22/2007 9:15:45 AM

Terrific composite, James. Great impact and creativity. #4683606

Linda D. Lester 8/22/2007 10:12:02 AM

This is fantastic! I bet we see this again! Awesome job! #4683804

Howard A. Wimpee 8/22/2007 10:48:06 AM

Awesome,keep them coming!!!!! #4683933

Ali K 8/22/2007 10:50:03 AM

beautiful, nice #4683937

Amanda Chapman 8/22/2007 11:22:34 AM

W O W !
Now that's PS work at its finest!!!!! #4684003

Marilyn K. Lincecum 8/22/2007 11:32:09 AM

AWESOME, I love it !!! Looks kind of like a Norman Rockwell creation. Very creative. #4684025

Shelly A. Van Camp 8/22/2007 2:44:47 PM

Very Creative and beautiful! #4684700

Elizabeth A. Marker 8/22/2007 5:43:36 PM

Absolutely Awesome!! :) Liz #4685352

Sherri Gorman 8/22/2007 5:45:27 PM

Wow, this is awesome!!!! #4685357

Rok Cuder 8/22/2007 5:54:05 PM

Great creation! #4685370

Marsha S. Smith 8/22/2007 6:07:59 PM

This is just amazing! The guy in the boat makes me think of one of the Saturday Afternoon Post covers from years ago. I think you were channeling Norman Rockwell. #4685415

James Quantz Jr. 8/22/2007 6:13:53 PM

Thanks everyone. It's great to hear back on an image completely constructed from the ground up using imagination. I'm almost convinced it's ready to make my portfolio.

Marsha, that's a startled version of myself in the boat! JQ #4685431

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/22/2007 6:17:54 PM

O.K., don't anybody else send anything in on photographers! this has got to be the best and most original yet!

I vote for you James!

Awesome, and yes it does look like something in the magazines I have seen before, but not as good as yours!

jo ann c. #4685445

Tamera S. Phillips 8/22/2007 6:53:45 PM

No doubt a winner here James. Very creative and nicely done. #4685523

Sandra M. High 8/22/2007 7:20:41 PM

Just beautiful your very talented Great Work #4685651

Sandra M. High 8/22/2007 8:16:24 PM

This is AMAZING wow! #4685851

Alexis Yobbagy 8/22/2007 8:23:31 PM

INSANELY GREAT!!!!!!!! Best digital darkroom work I've ever seen and perfect for MT!!! AWESOME!!! #4685863

Julie Stover 8/22/2007 9:08:22 PM

O.K., don't anybody else send anything in on photographers! this has got to be the best and most original yet!

I 2nd that!

Awesome! Grand Prize Winner! WOW! #4686038

James Quantz Jr. 8/23/2007 1:48:23 PM

You all are too nice - thanks for all the compliments and feedback!

Sorry Julie& Jo Ann, I didn't take your advice and entered another image from yet another crazy photo excursion(Area 51). #4689300

Janet Couper 8/25/2007 10:37:33 PM

CERTAINLY a portfolio image,James. I bow to your PS ability!!! The image has a wonderful feeling of fun and amazement. Anyone who knows anything about PS has to appreciate this image. Cudos to you!!!!!!!!!!You deserve top honours with this one. #4698158

Buddy Venturanza 8/25/2007 11:59:39 PM

Very nice photo collage... very impressive concept, combining photography and digital imaging. #4698222

Anthony 9/5/2007 7:17:33 AM

Your work is very inspiring! Your style is
unique, you should win many awards for this!!!! Wow. #4749980

Dennis Walton 9/7/2007 9:41:38 AM

Impressive montage work. Just beautiful!
<> http://www.fdwphotos.com #4760430

Lisa J. Boulden 9/12/2007 1:01:05 PM


Such a creative, masterfully-worked, piece of ART!

--Lisa #4782243

Stephanie Laird 9/20/2007 5:49:22 AM

James! This is the coolest image!! Absolutely Awesome!! #4815636

eileen bedford 9/21/2007 5:25:08 AM

So well done.... #4819625

LaRysa A. Orman 9/21/2007 6:54:41 AM

Amazing! This is what Norman Rockwell would have done if he were a PS pro!
I love it!
LaRysa #4820005

LaRysa A. Orman 9/21/2007 10:14:40 AM

I don't know how this missed being a finalist?! Wonderful work, again, James. #4820886

James Quantz Jr. 9/21/2007 12:44:24 PM

Thanks everyone. Jenny, I guess they classify this in the Digital Darkroom but oh well! JQ #4822151

paola A. Jofre 9/27/2007 7:16:38 AM

I am with everyone James, your work is incredible!! The lighting in each one is perfect !! Awesome job, look forward to seeing more of your work :) #4852803

Tamera S. Phillips 10/24/2007 8:30:01 PM

Congratulation on this well deserved Finalist. #4974539

Mike D. Perez 10/24/2007 8:59:16 PM

Congratulations on your multiple Finalists, James! Good show! #4974948

Mike D. Perez 10/24/2007 8:59:35 PM

Congratulations on your multiple Finalists, James! Good show! #4974950

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/24/2007 10:52:53 PM

IMPRESSIVE, very creative and cool A beautiful finalist, congratulations!! #4975935

Cyn Valentine 10/25/2007 5:04:54 AM

Fantastic..big congratulations James!! #4977339

James Quantz Jr. 10/25/2007 7:28:57 AM

Thanks Tamera, Mike, Donna, and Cyn! #4978748

Elizabeth A. Marker 10/25/2007 6:51:53 PM

James I am so xecited for you! I knew this was a winner! Congrats!!! Liz #4982765

James Quantz Jr. 10/25/2007 9:01:06 PM

Thanks, Liz! #4983245

Sherry S. Boles 10/25/2007 10:18:36 PM

OUTSTANDING...WOW! Congrats, James! #4983493

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 10/26/2007 2:34:21 AM

one of my favs!! congrats, james! #4984051

Amanda Chapman 10/26/2007 12:53:04 PM

this has GOT GOT GOT to snag the GOLD!!!!!!! #4986384

Cyn Valentine 10/26/2007 3:04:27 PM

WTG James!! COngratulations on your win!! ( I'll be out your way next week!) #4987126

Stephanie Laird 10/26/2007 4:24:50 PM

Congratulations James! This is one of the best images I have ever seen! #4987518

Robert Trzaska 10/26/2007 4:39:24 PM

Beautiful work James. Your shots do have a totally unique feel to them, something of which I haven't seen around too much. Looking forward to seeing more. #4987577

Robert Baer 10/28/2007 11:20:22 AM

what a wonderful image. congrats! #4995106

Massimiliano Boccia 10/29/2007 9:49:45 AM

WoW Incredible
this is not a picture is a Work of Art #4999862

abdullah S. Al-zaid 10/29/2007 11:46:58 PM

Great work James :) #5002674

Revonda L. Gentry 11/2/2007 6:01:00 PM

Congrats..wonderful work!! #5020899

Kirke Vile 11/12/2007 6:33:04 AM

Very beautiful picture. Is there any change I can buy from you a bigger digi picture format? Just formyself to print into my wall A1 picture? if there is , plz let me know! My e-mail: kirke@cma.ee #5062442

Julie Christiansen 11/19/2007 5:45:37 PM

Superb work. #5098556

Michelle Alton 2/18/2008 10:46:07 AM

James...I just "ran into" this image in Photoshop User Magazine...in the Design Showcase section (in case you have been 'out of town'). I know they are not the first to honor you...but I am honored to see your work being published "locally!"

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/21/2008 2:44:18 PM

A beauty! Thanks for your comment in my gallery! #5527806

SaMi Martin 4/9/2009 8:14:22 PM

One word describes your work...Outstanding! #7389983

Cynthia M. Yarde-Kiernan 12/30/2009 9:40:06 AM

Stunning quality of work here!!!

Well Done!! #8256455

R. J. Laudenbacher 3/2/2011 4:37:07 AM

James...this was the first time I have seen this and the very first words that came out of my mouth was WOW! This is fantastic and I don't know what beat you in this month but it must have been over the top because this is outstanding work. Love it and straight to my favorites. #9269341

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A scene from one of my latest photo expeditions. Image created by many elements photographed separately and combined in post.

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