Angel & Child

© Steven E. Ray

Angel & Child

Alex T. Mizuno Student 1/23/2008 1:19:31 AM

Fantastic image, Steven! I really love it! This'll go straight to the Finalist list then to a winner. Wonderful vision and the light is really holly. Marvelous work!! #836902

Colette M. Metcalf 1/23/2008 3:03:54 AM

Wonderful image!! #5380384

Michelle L. Frick 1/23/2008 8:25:02 AM

Beautiful creation Steven! You must have a wonderful Mother - this is a really special tribute. I sure hope I live up to this with my children. #5381766

Denise M. Snyder 1/23/2008 9:42:58 AM

This is just STUNNING! WOW! #5382006

Fanie Heymans 1/23/2008 10:01:43 AM

Absolutely magnificent. Lot of hard work into this picture. I love it!! #5382076

Nina Shields 1/23/2008 2:16:45 PM

Great concept, beautifully executed; love the Spiritual nature of the image; powerful! #5383094

Reynaldo D. Reyes 1/23/2008 7:57:11 PM

The scene is already wonderful and dramatic with just the trees and golden lighting. The addition of the Angel and the child raises the bar and makes the image heavenly and so inspirational. You do not cease to amaze with your creativity and talent. #5384370

Shannon D. Miller 1/23/2008 8:54:44 PM

WOW! You are so talented Steven! This is MAGNIFICENT! What an AMAZING image! Shannon~ #5384585

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/23/2008 9:27:58 PM

WOW Steven, AWSOME creation buddy! LOVE THIS!!! Image has it ALL!!! #5384651

Stefania Barbier 1/23/2008 10:13:56 PM

whaT a sweet dedication!!!!!!!! SPECTACULAR image and effects!!! #5384724

Teresa A. Burnett 1/23/2008 10:57:24 PM

Absolutely stunning!! The trees and lighting are gorgeous and the addition of the angel is amazing!!! WINNER!! #5384874

Jennifer L. Alder 1/24/2008 2:27:07 AM

Hi Steven! :)
Talk about "WOW" Material... YEP, This is IT!
The warm light here is incredible. I love the shadows, too. WONDERFUL how her wings form a heart, emphasizing the mood. Really top notch composite work, yet again. #5385194

Paul E. Earl 1/24/2008 2:50:01 AM

Fantastic image! Very creative. A lovely dedication!! #5385264

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 1/24/2008 3:14:15 AM

Very impressive capture, Steven .... Well presented ...........

..................... Steve #5385356

Tressie Davis 1/24/2008 3:30:38 AM

Wow Steven, your gallery is awesome! Love your PS work - you are wonderfully creative, and this image touches my heart as a mother.. #5385445

Ray & Audrey Clarke 1/24/2008 3:38:24 AM

This is absolutely stunning Steven, I love everything about it, wonderful #5385509

Bill Wyatt 1/24/2008 3:44:47 AM

Beautiful light and effects! Awesome work Stephen! #5385584

Jim Huffield 1/24/2008 3:45:07 AM

Superb work, Steven. Jim #5385586

Lynn Crawford 1/24/2008 8:52:33 AM

Wow this is so beautiful Steven, the background image is so lovely in the woods and the sunlight is perfect, Also the painting with child is beautiful, you have great digital darkroom skills :) #5386902

Nadya Johnson 1/24/2008 8:58:36 AM

Outstanding artwork, Steven! Your gallery is sensational, as well! #5386918

Angie Sidles 1/24/2008 10:06:30 AM

This is a truly stunning image Steven! Your talenet is phenominal! This is just beautiful and what a special tribute! Definate winner in my book! #5387234

John Connolly 1/24/2008 1:42:24 PM

An outstanding concept, beautifully created and presented, Ray! Your darkroom embellishments are really supreme! If this one isn't a winner, we obviously need some new judges!!! #5388085

Nadine A. Lewis 1/24/2008 1:50:31 PM

This is sooooo BEAUTIFUL, Steven. I could look at it all day!!! <>< #5388120

Kay E. Mahoney 1/24/2008 4:18:33 PM

Fantastic work, Steven. Hope to see this again. Loved your gallery. #5388710

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 1/24/2008 5:35:34 PM

Exceptional DR work, Steven!!!!!! This is an awesome composition!!!!!!!!! ♫ k #5388984

Melissa McCabe 1/24/2008 7:57:57 PM

AWESOME job on this one Steven!!! Beautiful! -mm #5389391

Eivor Kuchta 1/24/2008 8:30:42 PM

Very beautiful and creative, Steven! You must have had a very beautiful picture of the forest to start with.
Your gallery is filled with great pictures. I like it when you give us details about them. That's how we all can learn here at BP. Thank you! #5389495

Jennie A. Dillman 1/24/2008 8:41:30 PM

YOUR AN IMAGE MAKER AFTER MY OWN HEART..I REALLY LIKE THIS ONE..I LIKE THE DIGITAL ART.. THE ONLY DIFFERENCE,WE ARE USING DIFFERENT TOOLS.. THE COMPUTER IS JUST OUR MEDIUM..LOL.. MY THOUGHTS OF COURSE..j #5389522

Nancy L. Green 1/24/2008 9:06:06 PM

Steven, this is FANTASIC and I bet we see this again, beautifully done!! <>< #5389608

Peggy J. Maguire 1/24/2008 9:35:13 PM

Steven,This reminds me of a picture that was hung over my bed when I was a child,Thank you for the memory....Peggy #5389720

Hector Contreras 1/24/2008 11:10:00 PM

A superb master piece Steven
Heco
#5389943

Manuel Barrera 1/25/2008 2:04:02 AM

superb digital work, Steven #5390161

Jenny Bosmans 1/25/2008 7:15:44 AM

Awesome image and PS work, Steven! Super! :) #5391810

Elida Gutierrez 1/25/2008 8:29:44 AM

WOW!!! Sublime work!!! #5392136

Stephen Zacker 1/25/2008 6:14:13 PM

Stunning and powerful. Nice work #5396368

Eugenio Diaz 1/26/2008 6:24:18 PM

so beautiful that it is beyond words...Unreal and divine...Great work on this image!!! #5401532

Sandra R. Alvey 1/26/2008 8:18:48 PM

Gorgeous composite and dedication Steven! This is just magical! #5401927

Tamera Phillips 1/26/2008 8:30:04 PM

Such beautiful work done on this image! Magical indeed. #5401963

Kathleen M. Rinker 1/29/2008 3:22:13 PM

Awesome, very well done Steve!!!! #5414899

SaMi Martin 1/30/2008 3:31:44 PM

Outstanding work and beautiful image Steven! #5419935

Heather L. Haderly 1/30/2008 3:43:27 PM

FANTASTIC work Steven!!!!!! #5419989

Evy Johansen 1/31/2008 5:59:48 PM

Gorgeous image, Steven!! Wonderful work!! #5425480

Birgitta Brostrom 2/4/2008 10:55:17 AM

So beautiful Steven! I just love your work here! #5442246

Amber Blewett 2/10/2008 5:26:27 AM

Brilliant image, Steve...great job. #5472430

Corinne M. Thompson 2/10/2008 5:50:18 PM

Wow..this is fabulous! #5475306

Dianna Hauf 2/17/2008 5:01:16 PM

I am sooo choked up...this is quite stunning & the dedication moving. You are quite gifted Steven and frankly I am thankful you are here sharing your talents and visual creations with us as well as your awesome photography! #5508775

Roxanne M. Bubar 3/5/2008 1:17:12 PM

Stunning image.
Precious dedication.
OUTSTANDING work #5597101

Molly E. Baldwin 3/5/2008 8:58:15 PM

This is so beautiful and moving Stephen! Your photos are all so stunning. I love the lighting that you captured in this, and once again, your editing is amazing! #5598818

Kathy L. Clark 3/11/2008 8:39:24 PM

This is really beautiful Steven. Excellent work in DDR. #5630099

Dianna Murphy 1/9/2009 1:35:15 PM

Great job! #7007311

Lisa J. Boulden 3/2/2009 9:31:31 PM

A very beautiful image!
Lovingly created.
Wonderful work, Steven.
~lisa #7235586

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 3/3/2009 6:50:54 AM

Very Nice, Steven ... Excellent Work Here ... #7237249

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Description


In Honor of Mothers who are humankind's Angels.
Woods photo from Eagle Creek State Park with total palette modifications.
Subject is painting that is in 4 layers using various layer adjustments.
I also "glowed" the ground below her for ethereal effect.
Canon 28-135mm. Entered "Digital Darkroom" & Cash.

Uploaded on 1/23/2008 12:27:20 AM

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