Land of the Forgotten

© Erika Haight

Land of the Forgotten

Cyn D Valentine level-classic 10/26/2007 9:05:25 AM

Hi Erika.. I love this! Great tones and detail...beautifully done! #771422

Erika Haight 10/26/2007 9:16:50 AM

Thanks Cyn... for everything ;) #4985795

John Caruso 10/26/2007 9:35:28 AM

What cool colors and textures you have going on here. I love the desolation...but I also love just how much is going on here. Very nice work! #4985876

Erika Haight 10/26/2007 9:48:37 AM

Thanks John! **erika #4985935

Pat Gamwell 10/26/2007 9:51:44 AM

I love old, nostalgic pics & you have created this one so beautifully, Erika! Welcome to PG101! #4985944

Erika Haight 10/26/2007 10:03:36 AM

Thanks so much Pat~! Nice to be a part! **erika #4985974

Autum Rhoades 10/26/2007 10:18:55 AM

For me, it is the detail in the background that this gives this image depth and interest. I love the nostalgic feel to this - the sepia tones are warm. The desolation is really captured by the color choice. GREAT work! #4986027

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 10/26/2007 10:43:48 AM

I LOVE THIS, Erika!!! AWESOME tones & detail!!! <>< #4986105

Erika Haight 10/26/2007 10:48:48 AM

Thank you Autumn & Nadine.. your comments are appreciated!~ **erika #4986113

Stan Kwasniowski 10/26/2007 12:07:22 PM

Erika, gorgeous #4986286

Joy Rector level-classic 10/26/2007 1:09:03 PM

beautiful work #4986432

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 10/26/2007 2:10:24 PM

Great image, Erika! Really like what you did with color and tones! #4986682

Erika Haight 10/26/2007 3:20:43 PM

Thanks Joy, Susan, and Stan! #4987217

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 10/26/2007 5:48:51 PM

Beautiful tones and textures. #4987831

Amy Jackson 10/27/2007 12:51:27 AM

Wonderful image, Erika!! The tones are great! #4989079

Erika Haight 10/27/2007 8:45:07 AM

Thank you so much Amy! #4990695

Heather L. Haderly 10/27/2007 10:18:32 AM

Gorgeous Erika!!! #4991070

Erika Haight 10/27/2007 10:19:30 AM

Thanks Heather... Where have you been? #4991074

Jimmy Brown 10/27/2007 10:36:40 AM

Hey Erica,WOW,I really like this pic, so foreboding! Great tone and style - jimmy - http://www.cafepress.com/mooned #4991149

Erika Haight 10/27/2007 10:40:28 AM

Thanks for the comment JimmY! Its appreciated! **erika #4991166

Yvonne M. Emerson 10/27/2007 5:01:43 PM

Definitely a GREAT shot and wonderful use of tones, lines and textures. VERY nice! #4992341

Erika Haight 10/27/2007 5:04:37 PM

Thank you too Yvonne~ :) have a great weekend ~ erika #4992348

Cesar J. La Rosa 10/28/2007 8:15:21 PM

Beautiful tones and textures, Erika!!!
Wonderful work!!!
Cesar #4996979

Pat Gamwell 10/28/2007 9:17:11 PM

Much improved from the 1st entry, Erika! Looks like a winner to me! LOVE the sepia and details! #4997182

Erika Haight 10/28/2007 9:35:28 PM

Thank you Pat and Cesar! Your comments are always welcome! erika #4997244

Jenny Bosmans 10/29/2007 1:47:52 AM

Definitely one of my favorites, Erika! Gorgeous color tones and excellent work! :) #4997948

Erika Haight 10/29/2007 8:22:47 AM

Thanks to you Jenny! Have a great day! #4999595

Daniella Puente level-classic 10/29/2007 9:27:19 AM

Beautiful sepia Erika! the landscape looks solitude and strong with the tone...has a great mood :) #4999791

Erika Haight 10/29/2007 9:52:56 AM

Your comment is appreciated Daniella! **erika #4999868

Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 10/29/2007 4:13:29 PM

WOW I agree with everyone Erika, this is awesome. Love the tones, POV and detail and love that old fencing what a perfect find. Well seen and captured. I think you did and awesome job on this and congrats on Editors Pick!!!! #5001012

Holly Shao 10/29/2007 4:45:13 PM

Terrific capture, lighting, and tones, Erika!

Holly #5001170

Erika Haight 10/29/2007 4:47:54 PM

Thanks to Cass & Holly! ** warm regards, erika #5001194

Emile Abbott level-classic 10/29/2007 5:42:28 PM

Your tones really set the mood for this awesome capture, Erika. #5001497

Shirley Sicurello level-classic 10/30/2007 5:28:08 AM

Interesting image made all the more interesting by the color tone and title - Well done! #5003991

Erika Haight level-classic 10/30/2007 8:31:15 AM

Thank you Shirley & Emile! Have a great day! **erika #5004816

Louise K level-classic 10/31/2007 3:11:14 PM

Love the rich browen tones, Erika, as well as the great detail. Excellent work! #5011450

Erika Haight level-classic 10/31/2007 3:32:40 PM

Thank you so much Louise! Happy Halloween! erika #5011515

Carolee Oberholtzer level-classic 11/1/2007 1:30:50 PM

Great DOF it adds great interest to the photo! #5015487

Erika Haight level-classic 11/1/2007 1:33:28 PM

Thankyou Carolee!~ erika #5015494

Erika Haight level-classic 11/1/2007 2:00:59 PM

Thankyou Carolee!~ erika #5015567

Kevin Hedquist level-classic 11/2/2007 10:02:10 AM

Erika, your sepia treatment is perfect for this scene. It truly enhances the theme. Kevin #5019535

Erika Haight level-classic 11/2/2007 10:10:58 AM

Thank you Kevin~ Have a great day! e #5019558

Kimi A. Phillips level-classic 11/2/2007 9:42:59 PM

Well, I agree with everyone on this one! Really sets a mood and tells a story. Great job! #5021456

Heather L. Haderly level-classic 11/4/2007 5:45:32 PM

Hey Congrats on the Editors Pick!!! Knew I liked it for a reason, AWESOME SHOT!!! #5028018

KV Day level-classic 11/4/2007 5:48:19 PM

Hmmm...thanks Erika #5028032

Erika Haight 11/4/2007 7:09:19 PM

A GREAT THANKS TO KV FOR HER MAGIC TOUCH!! ERIKA #5028288

Michelle Alton level-classic 11/7/2007 4:51:09 PM

This is an awesomely beautiful scene. I love the monotone tones and the composition is just fantastic!
Michelle #5042040

Karen Slagle level-classic 11/7/2007 6:20:52 PM

There's not much I can add, it's all been said by those before me. I really like the mood of this image, Erika, and you did a fantastic job on it. #5042295

Erika Haight 11/8/2007 8:35:52 AM

Thank you Michelle & Karen :0) #5045136

John R. Sanchez 11/8/2007 9:30:33 AM

This is awesome! Has a spooky look to it. Nice job! #5045416

Erika Haight 11/8/2007 9:45:56 AM

Thanks John~! erika #5045478

Kaye Burazin 11/9/2007 1:19:45 PM

The lighting is awesome Erika. Evokes a feeling of mystery. #5050713

Wes Gubitz level-classic 11/13/2007 1:35:39 PM

Nice work Erika!
This one brings a touch of nostalgia, Wagon Train, Gun Smoke, the harsh, lonely old West.
Good job!
Wes #5069360

Erika Haight 11/13/2007 2:16:51 PM

Thank you so much Wes, and Kaye! :0) #5069513

Jeana Clark level-classic 11/14/2007 11:00:02 AM


I've waited to long to comment on this one because everyone has already said what my thoughts are!!
Spectacular tones, details and lighting!!
Very Well Done G/F!!!

~J~ #5073670

Dave Winchell 11/17/2007 6:22:11 PM

Great image Erika. The tones and contrast work perfectly. Dave #5088373

Les Rhoades level-classic 11/26/2007 4:08:36 PM

Congrats Erika! WTG Girl...you're off and running
I'm very proud of you.
Les #5127991

Erika Haight 11/26/2007 4:10:20 PM

Thanks to all of you! ~ erika :0)~ #5128028

Dr Silly level-classic 11/26/2007 4:21:47 PM

Way to go Erika on your first finalist. Congratulations. :O)
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Angela Azzinnaro 11/26/2007 4:24:07 PM

YAY Erika!!!!! CONGRATS sweetie!!!!!! #5128252

Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 11/26/2007 4:36:04 PM

AWESOME WTG Erika, congratulations !!!!!!! #5128446

Diana Child 11/26/2007 4:42:07 PM

The first is always the best... AWESOME!!! #5128555

Kara Hendricks level-classic 11/26/2007 4:45:20 PM

Congratulations on your first Erika!! The first of MANY more I am sure!! Way to go!!! #5128600

Susie Peek-Swint 11/26/2007 4:45:41 PM

Many congrats on this wonderful finalist Erika! #5128606

Bob Cournoyer level-classic 11/26/2007 4:48:37 PM

No longer a virgin! Congratulations on your finalist!!!

Bob #5128652

Nikki McDonald level-classic 11/26/2007 4:48:54 PM

The composition and tones go together so well, Erika. I love the feel to this image. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round.
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Michelle L. Frick level-classic 11/26/2007 4:51:27 PM

Congratulations Erika!!! Way to go! The first one is always special!! I'm sure you have many more in your future! #5128705

Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas level-classic 11/26/2007 4:57:24 PM

Congratulations Erika!,
Amalia #5128809

Erika Haight 11/26/2007 5:01:27 PM

Thank you EVERYONE~ :0)~ #5128866

Jeana Clark level-classic 11/26/2007 5:01:38 PM


ERIKA!!!
Honey!!
I'm SO EXCITED FOR YOU!!!!!
Congrats
Congrats
Congrats!!!
Way To GO!!!!!!!

~J~ #5128872

Cheryl E. Davis 11/26/2007 5:27:27 PM

WTG, Erika! Congrats on your first Finalist! #5129308

Kevin Hedquist 11/26/2007 5:39:42 PM

Nice job on your finalist. Congrats!! #5129503

Daniella Puente level-classic 11/26/2007 5:40:06 PM

YOU did it AWESOME!!! and I'm very happy for you dear Erika :)))))))) is a wonderful finalist EXCELLENT photo :o)
Good nights, Daniella #5129511

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 11/26/2007 7:07:05 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! #5130947

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 11/26/2007 7:29:08 PM

Fantastic, Erika! Great job! Congrats on you finalist! #5131274

Cesar J. La Rosa 11/26/2007 10:06:15 PM

A BEAUTIFUL Finalist, Erika!!!
Congratulations!!!
Cesar #5132674

Katarina Mansson level-classic 11/27/2007 4:03:33 AM

I love this Erica! Congratulations! #5133613

John Caruso level-classic 11/27/2007 5:14:22 AM

Congrats on your well deserved finalist, Erika! I just love this photo! #5134054

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 11/27/2007 5:46:56 AM

Beautiful work, Erika; the sepia tones are perfect for this composition, and the crisp details really pop. #5134300

Erika Haight level-classic 11/27/2007 7:44:24 AM

Thank you all so very much! ~ erika #5135128

Eugenio Diaz level-classic 11/27/2007 8:43:32 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Erika...Good luck in the next Level!!!
Eugenio #5135483

Mick Burkey level-classic 11/27/2007 9:49:55 AM

Wow, Erica!! Great image and a real winner. Congratulations on the finals for this lovely work of art. WTG!!! #5135929

Mick Burkey level-classic 11/27/2007 10:02:59 AM

Oops. Sorry about the misspell, Erika. #5135999

Howard A. Wimpee level-classic 11/27/2007 10:08:44 AM

Congratulations,very good work!!! #5136027

Emile Abbott level-classic 11/27/2007 10:15:58 AM

Glad to see this one again in the finalist column and mucho congratulations Erika. #5136071

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 11/27/2007 12:15:41 PM

Congrats on this wonderful image being your first Finalist! #5136601

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 11/27/2007 1:04:43 PM

Big congrats and good luck in the next round, Erika! :) #5136868

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 11/27/2007 7:50:24 PM

Congratulations Erika. Great job and well deserved. Good luck in the next round. #5139322

Mitch Spence level-classic 11/27/2007 7:55:10 PM

A haunting image with beautiful tones, Erika. Congratulations. #5139360

Pat Gamwell level-classic 11/28/2007 12:05:32 AM

This was no surprise, Erika! A well deserved image for finalist! WTG, girl! #5140383

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 11/28/2007 7:06:18 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Erika!! #5142079

Heather L. Haderly level-classic 11/28/2007 8:37:11 AM

Congrats on the finalist Erika!!! Well deserved!!! #5142607

Patricia Ronan level-classic 11/28/2007 3:36:29 PM

Congratulations on your finalist with this beautiful image Erika:) #5144201

Erika Haight level-classic 11/28/2007 3:54:48 PM

Thank you everyone for your support and kind words! ~ erika #5144273

Amber Kennedy level-classic 12/5/2007 7:50:44 AM

Congratulations, my friend...you are showing some really awesome talent! Have a great day!!! #5171828

Erika Haight level-classic 12/5/2007 9:38:24 AM

Thank you Amber for your love and encouragement! erika #5172109

Cary Rogers level-classic 12/20/2007 2:03:47 PM

Hi, Erika! I just saw this today, for the first time. Congratulations on this Finalist! Very cool--and evocative--image! It's reminiscent of an illustration from a Western novel. :-) #5235789

Janet Daniel level-classic 2/4/2008 8:28:00 PM

Hi Erika, this image is superb! I love it. Congratulations!!! #5444826

John Connolly level-classic 4/25/2008 3:59:48 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Erika! #5841826

Erika Haight level-classic 5/3/2008 4:29:44 PM

A HUGE THANKS to EVERYONE~!~ :) #5879173

Jim Britt level-classic 6/15/2008 10:25:41 AM

I really like this shot. Great treatment added. Looks so cool! #6062704

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 7/21/2008 9:53:51 PM

This is an awesome capture Erika, belated congrats on the Finalist! #6210905

Sue Marshall level-classic 7/27/2008 12:35:14 PM

Wow!! I had never seen this before Erika it is a wonderful Finalist!!!:-) #6236879

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic 7/27/2008 2:51:46 PM

Awesome work, Erika... #6237264

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Description

Photo taken in Rochester, Montana in late afternoon. Re-worked for re-entry in PS. Thanks for looking! :)

Uploaded on 10/26/2007 9:01:00 AM

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Camera: Nikon D40 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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