Sentient Echoes

© Aggie Villanueva

Sentient Echoes

Karen Slagle Student 10/27/2007 7:52:07 PM

Love the colors and dreamy feel of this Aggie. I know what you mean about the midday sun... #772358

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 10/30/2007 7:34:08 PM

This is beautiful. Was this taken at Jemez monument? Congratulations on all your editor's picks also - Kimb er #5007185

Ivan Chacon 11/7/2007 3:47:11 PM

Great texture on this Aggie! Nice image! :) #5041793

Lisa A. Car 11/18/2007 7:35:05 PM

WoW this is really kool! Really nice work in PH. #5093310

Aggie Villanueva 11/18/2007 7:41:17 PM

Thankx so much Lisa. That means alot because it's mutual as I admire your work and work persistence too. #5093341

Carolyn M. DAlessandro 11/26/2007 8:34:48 PM

Yes!!! This is beautiful! Very very nice indeed. #5132113

Jill Odice 11/26/2007 10:06:01 PM

A big Congrats Aggie!!! Best of luck in the next round! #5132673

Allen Maestas 11/27/2007 5:01:45 AM

Excellent framing and DOF here Aggie, the dreamy effect works well, another big congrats.

Al #5133970

Aggie Villanueva 11/27/2007 10:33:09 AM

Thankx to everyone. #5136167

Nikki McDonald 11/29/2007 12:42:04 PM

Congratulations on your finalist on this, Aggie. The tones are lovely and you did a great job rescuing it from the harsh midday light--it looks warm but not at all blown out. #5148111

Aggie Villanueva 12/2/2007 9:49:43 AM

Thankx Nikki. Sounds like you understand the unrelenting midday sun. #5159522

Patricia A. Stalter 4/9/2008 8:47:43 AM

Aggie, This is a wonderful image. The center placement actually works here. I would like to see it with some extra burning on the edges to draw the eye in even more. You do lovely work. #5766304

Aggie Villanueva 4/9/2008 11:07:59 AM

Thank you Patricia. I sure have enjoyed your photographic art too. #5766733

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Description

I had to do a lot of dodging and burning to define the outlines, shadows and highlights as the midday NM sun tends to wash out everything beneath it. I softened the harsh edges in PS too.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/320, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 85mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 10/25/2007 8:37:49 AM

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