Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 12/5/2007 12:30:49 AM

Great image, beautiful work Nadya! #801541

Toni Riggs 12/5/2007 12:33:12 AM

Gorgeous! This would make a beautiful Christmas or greeting card! #5171041

Jenny Bosmans 12/5/2007 12:44:12 AM

Terrific and very beautiful image and work, adya! One of my favorites! :) #5171061

Laurence Saliba 12/5/2007 12:51:05 AM

This is so BEAUTIFUL Nadya!!!!! #5171074

Tiia Vissak 12/5/2007 12:51:10 AM

Great colors, light & mood! #5171075

Carol Teal 12/5/2007 12:52:45 AM

Excellent DD work and a beautiful image! #5171077

Paul Michko 12/5/2007 1:47:17 AM

Wonderful treatment, Nadya. #5171139

VISHVAJIT JUIKAR 12/5/2007 1:52:52 AM

gives very nice feel of snowy night,, lovely #5171153

Aimee S. McMaster 12/5/2007 2:31:44 AM what amazing use of effect....wonderful work Nadya...Aimee #5171216

Karen Engelbreth 12/5/2007 2:34:41 AM

Beautiful image - great effects, Nadya! #5171222

Mike Clime 12/5/2007 3:01:42 AM

Very creative, a very nice image! #5171267

Paul E. Earl 12/5/2007 3:11:33 AM

Terrific creation, Nadya!! #5171288

Tammy Espino 12/5/2007 6:23:14 AM

Great effects~ Beautiful. #5171436

Tarun Bose 12/5/2007 6:33:30 AM

Outstanding dd work. Lovely colours and great effect of ice. Great work Nadya. #5171475

Ken Smith 12/5/2007 6:34:06 AM

Beautiful effects, Nadya. I like the cozy feel to this... #5171482

Melissa G. Meiselman 12/5/2007 7:07:57 AM

Of course I just love the red barn and your snow effects are amazing..I have no idea how you did this but you really have the flavor of a blizzard, Nadya!! #5171653

Darren K. Fisher 12/5/2007 7:08:52 AM

All I can say is WOW, WOW and well WOW. Awesome job Nadya. #5171656

Charlene Taylor 12/5/2007 8:13:39 AM

Hi Nadya,
This is absolutely perfect! A wonderful picture. #5171883

Nadya Johnson 12/5/2007 8:46:49 AM

Thanks to all so much for your comments! This was done by first erasing portions of the image, revealing the white background. I also used palette changes and linear dodge to emphasize the snow. I then applied a glow-like effect with Virtual Photographer. I was having problems with the site or I would have posted the photo as it looked in summer. It does appear in my gallery though, and is called "Beware, Old Barns."

For a different look, I also flipped the photo horizontally. Thanks again for your thoughts on this Experiment! #5171945

Bill Wyatt 12/5/2007 8:55:22 AM

From what I have been told by teachers and judges at BP you did not have to tell us this was not real snow and you could have entered and won with this in many categories not just DD. A deer from a taxidermy taken with its dead head and rack sticking out of the bushes would be judged the same as a live deer taken in the woods. In fact the taxidermy deer would more than likely win because it would remain totally still and you could take the shot from a few feet away! #5171971

Bill Wyatt 12/5/2007 8:56:37 AM

Gorgeous work I love the red against the white of the snow this is a winner in my book! #5171973

Nadya Johnson 12/5/2007 9:04:39 AM

Thanks, Bill! I don't know about that dead deer; I once tried to take some photos of stuffed wild life at the Kennedy Space Center. Not so great, I'm afraid!!! I forgot to add, that I also used a layer of VanDerLee "Snow" effect. Cool filter, it can come in handy. Thanks again to all (and FYI, the other photo is Beware, Abandoned Barns, not "old" barns. ) Now, I am going out into the snow to catch some of the real stuff! #5172005

Melissa Malisia 12/5/2007 9:07:01 AM

Awesome work on this one!! #5172016

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/5/2007 9:10:55 AM

OUTSTANDING Nadya, I am in awe!! Such a great digital creation, a fav for me!! #5172033

Pat Gamwell 12/5/2007 9:26:43 AM

You have soooo much good luck with your barns in the judging...this is no exception! We'll see a medal on this beauty! #5172065

Teresa A. Burnett 12/5/2007 11:04:38 AM

Awesome image Nadya!!! Fantastic find in the first place, and awesome work!!! Love it!!! #5172286

Lisa J. Boulden 12/5/2007 1:19:53 PM

Dang!!!! This is M*A*G*N*I*F*I*C*E*N*T!!!
Such a beautiful scene with striking color and contrast!
Looks like a winner to me!
Wonderful work, Nadya!
--Lisa #5172513

Erin Appelbaum 12/5/2007 1:26:38 PM

Simply awesome. Your photographic and computer skills are outstanding. Peter #5172532

Kathy Radford 12/5/2007 1:28:05 PM

Love it Nadya. What a beautiful Christmas card this would make. Kathy in NH #5172535

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 12/5/2007 2:57:54 PM

OMG, this is AWSOME Nadya. LOVE THIS!!! #5172774

Nadya Johnson 12/5/2007 3:35:40 PM

Thank you all so much for leaving such wonderful comments! #5172868

Judy A. Lawhon 12/5/2007 3:39:01 PM

Nadya....excellent DD work...I'll bet this one took time to create, but well worth it...a winner!!! #5172873

Joannie Bertucci 12/5/2007 5:39:07 PM

Nadya, throw a Christmas wreath up on the barn and you have a gorgeous Christmas card. It will even work without the wreath! Stunning work! #5173160

Kay E. Mahoney 12/5/2007 6:03:32 PM

Beautiful. Love the colors and the snow. #5173256

Rosemary Buffoni 12/5/2007 8:44:30 PM

Absolutely stunning! I love the color combinations in this image. Wow!
Ro #5173672

Stefania Barbier 12/5/2007 10:04:58 PM

summer????????? what a spectacular capture and effects wow!!! gorgeous! #5173793

Evy Johansen 12/5/2007 11:17:33 PM

Lovely image, Nadya!! #5173914

Autum Rhoades 12/6/2007 5:18:21 AM

This is fantastic, Nadya! I really love the deep red of the barn and the ethereal feel to this. Very magical - like the winter season. Great work! #5174781

Jessica Jenney 12/6/2007 8:08:09 AM

Gorgeous winter scene, Nadya! I love the red barn against the white snow! Beautiful editing work and creativity! #5175306

Jessica Jenney 12/6/2007 8:08:24 AM

Gorgeous winter scene, Nadya! I love the red barn against the white snow! Beautiful editing work and creativity! #5175307

Nadya Johnson 12/7/2007 10:13:40 AM

Thank you all so much again for your comments! #5179612

Sharon Perkins 12/7/2007 3:04:28 PM

ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS !!!! Outstanding job ,Nadya ! I love it !!!!! #5180480

Dorann Weber 12/7/2007 11:28:54 PM

Wow Nadya.. Wonderful DD! You did an excellent job.. Simply beautiful! #5181813

Cindy Bendush 12/7/2007 11:39:47 PM

STUNNING image Nadya!!! Excellent use of effects to made that red barn pop! #5181841

Sam Britt 12/8/2007 6:13:30 PM

Outstanding, Nadya. Beautiful winter scene & effects. #5185031

Cassie L. Woodlee 12/8/2007 8:44:46 PM

Absolutely beautiful Nadya, amazing DD work!!!! #5185519

Bonnie C. Lackey 12/10/2007 5:52:25 AM

Outstanding work, Nadya! Anyone would be proud to have this gracing their walls... #5190847

Ronald F. Fischer 12/14/2007 7:36:38 PM

Fabulous work of art, Nadya!!! #5208841

Shirley A. Kinney 12/26/2007 6:35:38 PM

Awesome, Nadya, just awesome. #5256169

Melissa G. Meiselman 1/25/2008 10:16:13 AM

Congratulations, Nadya on this terrific finalist!! #5392644

Jessica Jenney 1/25/2008 10:23:15 AM

Congratulations, Nadya on this gorgeous finalist! #5392696

Jeana Clark 1/25/2008 11:14:41 AM

A stunning and well deserved Finalist!!!

~J~ #5393264

Karen Engelbreth 1/25/2008 11:23:01 AM

Congratulations, Nadya! #5393374

Laurence Saliba 1/25/2008 11:30:44 AM

Congratulations Nadya!!!!!!!! #5393455

Stefania Barbier 1/25/2008 11:44:00 AM

spectacular finalist Nadya, congrats!!! #5393616

Jim Huffield 1/25/2008 11:45:00 AM

Congratulations, Nadya(((*))) #5393628

Colleen Farrell 1/25/2008 11:49:53 AM

Stunning work, Nadya! Congratulations on your finalist! #5393690

Jennifer L. Alder 1/25/2008 11:58:06 AM

HUGE congrats, Nadya, on your AMAZING finalist image!! :) #5393789

Tressie Davis 1/25/2008 12:03:30 PM

Breathtaking! Congrats! #5393841

Nadya Johnson 1/25/2008 12:23:47 PM

Thank you all so much for your wonderful comments! #5393969

Mike Clime 1/25/2008 1:00:43 PM

Congrats, Nadya! #5394259

Sylvia Rossler 1/25/2008 1:02:41 PM

Big Big congrats on your win Nadya :O) #5394281

Jennifer L. Alder 1/25/2008 1:12:05 PM

woooo hooo!!!
A WINNER... CONGRATS :) #5394385

Shawn Jennings 1/25/2008 1:12:39 PM

Fantastic image, Nadya! Congratulations on your win! #5394390

Kay E. Mahoney 1/25/2008 1:14:12 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner, Nadya. #5394405

Tammy Espino 1/25/2008 1:14:57 PM

Congrats!! #5394410

Tammy Espino 1/25/2008 1:14:57 PM

Congrats!! #5394411

Janet Daniel 1/25/2008 1:18:35 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous image, Nadya! :-) #5394444

Judy Williams 1/25/2008 1:25:34 PM

Truly spectacular. The deep reds. WOW - congratulations. #5394513

Teresa A. Burnett 1/25/2008 1:25:38 PM

Big congratulations Nadya on this beautiful winner!! #5394514

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/25/2008 1:26:01 PM

BIG Congrats on your awsome win girlfriend!!! #5394518

Linda D. Lester 1/25/2008 1:28:06 PM

Congratulations on your awesome win! #5394537

Nadya Johnson 1/25/2008 1:31:56 PM

Thank you! This is has to be the fastest ever in announcements??! I really appreciate your wonderful congrats! #5394570

Nadine A. Lewis 1/25/2008 1:36:52 PM

GORGEOUS image, Nadya!!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this FANTASTIC win!!! <>< #5394609

Robert R. Goodman 1/25/2008 1:39:46 PM

A big congratulations,WTG Nadya!!! #5394626

Paul E. Earl 1/25/2008 1:42:21 PM

It was fast. I woke up this morning and started reading my emails. The first ones I read were saying I had some finalists. When I got to the top I found I'd got second place!!! I think they were late announcing finalists.

Jessica Jenney 1/25/2008 1:44:49 PM

Big congrats again on your second Place win, Nadya! That WAS fast! #5394666

Nadya Johnson 1/25/2008 1:51:01 PM

Thank you! This is has to be the fastest ever in announcements??! I really appreciate your wonderful congrats! #5394709

Sharon F. Morris 1/25/2008 2:05:29 PM

Congrats Nadya on this beautiful image.
Would love to PS like this. #5394792

Laurie Daily 1/25/2008 2:11:48 PM

Outstanding work, Nadya...congratulations on this wonderful winner! #5394823

Stefania Barbier 1/25/2008 2:23:55 PM


Claudia Kuhn 1/25/2008 2:25:12 PM

Wonderful winner here Nadya! Congratulations! #5394906

Margaret R. Barry 1/25/2008 2:29:31 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Nadya! #5394950

Alan L. Borror 1/25/2008 2:45:11 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Nadya! #5395064

Stan Kwasniowski 1/25/2008 3:14:23 PM

Nadya, congratulations #5395241

Sam Britt 1/25/2008 3:23:47 PM

Congratulations, terrific winner, Nadya. #5395304

Gary Lange 1/25/2008 3:47:26 PM

Oh wow, ho did I miss THIS?? Many congrats, Nadya!! #5395483

Aimee S. McMaster 1/25/2008 3:51:53 PM

...congratulations on your wonderful winner, Nadya....Aimee #5395507

Erin Appelbaum 1/25/2008 4:16:44 PM

Congratulations Nadya. Well deserved. Peter #5395618

Elida Gutierrez 1/25/2008 4:20:53 PM

Especialy for the winners #5395649

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 1/25/2008 4:29:41 PM

Big congratulations Nadya!! #5395720

Jill Odice 1/25/2008 4:45:33 PM

Ypu could have fooled me, I thought it was snow :-) GONGRATS Girly!!! #5395829

Cheryl E. Molennor 1/25/2008 4:57:52 PM

Me too! Congratulations #5395905

Renee Doyle 1/25/2008 5:21:09 PM

Congratulations Nadya!! #5396070

Su Sana E. P 1/25/2008 5:33:48 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Nadya!! #5396165

David Phalen 1/25/2008 5:52:26 PM

HIP HIP HOORAY!! BIG Congrats on a well deserved!! #5396269

Terry L. Ellis 1/25/2008 6:31:24 PM

A charmingly beautiful finalist and Second Place win, Nadya! Congratualtions! #5396449

Barbara Waldoch 1/25/2008 6:34:59 PM

Congratulations Nadya on this wonderful winner! #5396473

Evy Johansen 1/25/2008 7:05:14 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Nadya!! #5396633

Ronald F. Fischer 1/25/2008 7:05:39 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner!!! #5396637

anonymous 1/25/2008 7:35:39 PM

Congratulations Nadya on your well deserved win! B- #5396878

Nadya Johnson 1/25/2008 7:36:28 PM

Thank you my friends, for your wonderful supportive comments! (Secret: there is another photo in my gallery which looks a little like this. Or, a LOT like this! SAME PHOTO - re-done for winter! I also flipped it horizontally. But I bet you noticed that! LOL) #5396884

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 1/25/2008 8:32:10 PM

amazing work again here, Nadya!!! HUGE CONGRATS on this winner!! #5397030

Sherry K. Adkins 1/25/2008 9:31:17 PM

CONGRATS, Nadya, on this Second Place win!!! #5397171

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/25/2008 9:33:53 PM

Congrats on this beauty! #5397182

Toni Riggs 1/25/2008 9:38:55 PM

congrats!!! #5397201

Debra R. Harder 1/25/2008 10:20:38 PM


Corinne M. Thompson 1/25/2008 10:39:39 PM

Congrats on your Win Nadya, this is fantastic! #5397380

Robert K. Bemus 1/25/2008 11:08:56 PM

Great work, Nadya! Congratulations on your win! #5397448

Mary K. Robison 1/26/2008 2:13:05 AM

Love your digital magic here, Nadya!
CONGRATULATIONS on your win! So happy for you! #5397734

Deb Koskovich 1/26/2008 5:02:06 AM

Congrats, Nadya == bravo to you!! #5398108

Anna Diederich 1/26/2008 5:24:19 AM

Congratulations on your fabulous win, Nadya! #5398224

Les Rhoades 1/26/2008 5:55:43 AM

Congratulations on your 2nd place Win! #5398443

Jeff Robinson 1/26/2008 6:47:14 AM

Outstanding - Congrats Nadya on your wonderful and well deserved Win! Jeff #5398790

Nadya Johnson 1/26/2008 6:58:03 AM

Thank you so much everyone, for stopping by to leave your comments and congratulations! I appreciate it very much! #5398918

Bill Wyatt 1/26/2008 8:52:15 AM

They sure don't waste time going from finalist to winners anymore do they. I really love this one I think it is very creative and shows you camera skills and PS skills. A well deserved Winner!
Congraulations Nadya! #5399431

eileen bedford 1/26/2008 10:38:33 AM

Congratulations Nadya, well done.... #5399963

Kathleen K. Parker 1/26/2008 11:14:58 AM

Fabulous image. Congrats, Nadya!
kk #5400101

Anita Hogue 1/26/2008 1:02:23 PM

B E A U T I F U L!!!!! Congratulations, Nadya! #5400450

Graeme yew Chow 1/26/2008 4:44:24 PM

So special ! Congratulations! Nadya. #5401027

Nadya Johnson 1/26/2008 7:27:05 PM

Again, thank you - thank you - thank you! (What is with this GIANT page????) #5401779

Ken Smith 1/26/2008 8:53:56 PM

Way to go, Nadya!! Congratulations on your win!! #5402021

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/26/2008 11:09:51 PM

I LOVE THIS NADYA!!!!!! Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING winning image!!! Yes!!! #5402310

Patrick Rouzes 1/27/2008 7:58:03 AM

YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!CONGRATULATIONS,NAdya!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5403054

Cyn Valentine 1/27/2008 7:58:43 AM

Congratulations Nadya!! #5403062

Cassie L. Woodlee 1/27/2008 8:24:32 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Nadya!!!! #5403202

Nadya Johnson 1/27/2008 9:05:35 AM

Thank you Ken, Donna, Patrick, Cyn and Cassie. Still can't figure out this GIANT page! I really appreciate your comments, thanks again to ALL! #5403361

Emile Abbott 1/27/2008 2:18:46 PM

Huge congratulation on a fabulous winner, Nadya, Way to go my friend. #5404413

Cindy Bendush 1/27/2008 3:46:21 PM

Fabulous Nadya! Congratulations!!! #5404725

Dorann Weber 1/27/2008 8:26:34 PM

Nadya... Gorgeous! Congratulations! #5405663

Linda Blair 1/28/2008 10:25:21 AM

What a gorgeous win Nadya....congratulations!!!!!! ☺ #5408604

Pat Gamwell 1/28/2008 3:02:57 PM

You totally "rock", girlfriend! You definitely are the Barn Queen! BIG CONGRATS on this outstanding win! #5409728

Pamela Shane 1/28/2008 7:48:42 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner
Nadya. #5410855

Tarun Bose 1/29/2008 6:07:26 AM

Big, big congrats my dearest Nadya for your excellent winner. Well done. #5412697

Rakesh Syal 1/29/2008 10:30:58 AM

Big congratulation on a fabulous winner, Nadya!


Nadya Johnson 1/29/2008 11:47:37 AM

Thank you so much Emile, Cindy, Dorann, Linda, Pat, Pam, Tarun and Rakesh! #5414088

Stanley J. Contrades 1/30/2008 12:43:09 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this fantastic winner, Nadya! Love that red against all of the cold whiteness! Beautiful!!
Stan #5416488

Hendrik Storme 1/30/2008 4:29:38 AM

Wonderful work, very moody! Big congrats Nadya!!! #5417074

Gail Sullivan 1/30/2008 8:48:51 AM

Nadya...congrats to you on your win! #5418277

randy dannheim 1/30/2008 4:07:21 PM

Congratulation for this well diserved win. #5420107

Darryl Wilkinson 1/30/2008 4:26:25 PM

Fabulous piece of work, Nadya! Congratulations on your win! #5420192

Phil Stith 1/31/2008 5:43:45 PM

Congratulations on your win, Nadya. You are a true artist.
I've tried to duplicate your technique but can't come close.
Great job!!! #5425412

Dominick M. Dimacale 2/1/2008 2:29:09 AM

Congratulations Nadya on your Win!

Dominick #5426642

Nadya Johnson 2/2/2008 5:31:58 PM

Thanks so much for your terrific comments, everyone! #5434706

Mary Timman 2/4/2008 5:54:29 AM

Oh Nadya this is absolutely stunning I love everything about it!
Missed so many of your images since I was away, and really am enjoying catching up on them now.
This was very well done and a well deserved winner. Congratulations!
Your comment on my Front Door was cute, but I can understand and I want to thank-you, I used that title for my image today! #5440860

Reynaldo D. Reyes 2/4/2008 7:05:40 PM

Congrats on this image even if I'm soooo late with the comment. #5444475

Angela Pound 2/5/2008 11:05:07 AM

Fantastic work of art and congrats on the win. #5448230

Raymond Pauly 2/25/2008 4:35:39 PM

Beautiful winner! Congratulations, Nadya! #5550998

Sheryl A. Hudson 2/25/2008 10:47:18 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Nadya! #5552332

Erica Murphy 3/27/2008 6:44:35 PM

WOW, gorgeous!! Congratulations! #5707802

Nadya Johnson 3/27/2008 7:05:58 PM

Thank you everybody for your comments! #5707875

Nadya Johnson 3/27/2008 7:06:54 PM

Thank you everybody for your comments! #5707878

Lori Carlson 6/15/2008 11:18:38 AM

Wow! Terrific work, Nadya!!!
Congratulations!!!!!!!! :0) #6062864

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~ Red Barn in Snow ~

Although it looks like this outside tonight, this snowfall fantasy is from a photo taken in the summer. Entering in dd.


Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

Uploaded on 12/5/2007 12:23:06 AM

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