Day of the Great Blue Heron

© Cary Rogers

Day of the Great Blue Heron

Lisa J. Boulden Student 4/1/2008 11:07:42 AM

Amazing creation, Cary!!! A wonderful work of art! #890940

Tarun Bose 4/1/2008 11:10:18 AM

Outstanding silhouette and excellent PS work for the background. Great work Cary. Namaste. #5728963

Stan Kwasniowski 4/1/2008 11:42:08 AM

Cary, awesome #5729090

Jeff W. Robinson 4/1/2008 12:00:39 PM

Excellent!! Jeff #5729141

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 4/1/2008 12:51:07 PM

Beautiful work Cary!,
Amalia #5729318

Cary Rogers 4/1/2008 1:25:41 PM

Thank you, Lisa, Tarun, Stan, Jeff, and Amalia! I appreciate your encouraging feedback! :-) It's around this time of year that the several herons (and cormorants) nest in a tree on an island in a nearby lake. I really enjoy watching them fly to and from the tree, but often the lighting, or the sky in the background, is not optimal. Thanks again, everyone! #5729451

Colette M. Metcalf 4/1/2008 4:06:02 PM

BEAUTIFUL!!! #5730061

David Phalen 4/1/2008 5:37:38 PM

Awesome creative work Cary!! Love the colors and silhouettes! #5730500

Cora Miller 4/1/2008 8:53:04 PM

Excellent vision in creating this. Very nice work. #5731111

adrifil 4/1/2008 11:59:04 PM

Wonderful!
It looks like those 17th century japanese illustrations. #5731407

Tiia Vissak 4/2/2008 1:55:24 AM

a great image! #5731826

Daiana Kelly 4/2/2008 3:23:40 AM

This is beautiful and the colors are perfect. Love it. #5732182

Eivor Kuchta 4/2/2008 7:11:12 AM

A wonderful creation, Cary!! Great silhouette, and the background you created is amazing. #5733261

Cary Rogers 4/2/2008 8:29:31 AM

Thank you for your great, supportive feedback, Colette, David, Cora, Adrifil, Tiia, Daiana, and Eivor!! I really appreciate it! #5733615

Colleen Farrell 4/2/2008 9:28:35 AM

Fantastic composite, Cary! Amazing capture to begin with (how I'd love to get a photo of one of these birds!), and perfect PS work. This is a winner, imho! #5733904

isabel C. Zepeda 4/2/2008 9:44:04 AM

Cary.
This is a amezing work.
Ysa #5733970

Cary Rogers 4/2/2008 3:04:47 PM

Thank you for your encouraging and supporive comments, Colleen, and Ysa~! I appreciate it! :-) #5735130

Cheryl E. Molennor 4/2/2008 5:30:58 PM

Nice work Cary #5735582

Cary Rogers 4/3/2008 9:15:54 AM

Hi, Cheryl! Thanks for dropping by and leaving me your comment! :-) #5738694

Jennie A. Dillman 4/4/2008 9:19:23 PM

WELL, THIS ONE DIDN'T SPEAK TO ME,, BUT IT JUST REACH OUT AND GRABBED ME.. THIS IS BEAUTIFUL..J #5746154

Cary Rogers 4/4/2008 9:50:07 PM

:-D Thank you, Jennie! I'm glad it had that affect on you, and even happier that you told me! #5746198

Joan E. Hoffman 4/7/2008 6:42:42 PM

Carey this is positively outstanding! Love every detail, the colours ... just everything! #5758757

Songbird Cline 4/7/2008 10:23:30 PM

WOW!!!! awesome!! terrific! #5759456

Cary Rogers 4/7/2008 11:24:26 PM

Thank you Joan, and thank you, Songbird! I appreciate your comments and positive feedback! I'm glad that it spoke to you. :-) #5759539

Corinne M. Thompson 4/8/2008 12:03:43 PM

Fabulous work with fantstic results! #5762584

Cary Rogers 4/9/2008 8:37:47 AM

Hi, Corinne....and thank you for your gracious comment! I appreciate it! :-) #5766299

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/11/2008 10:16:09 PM

Beautiful graphic design and colors Cary! #5777481

Cary Rogers 4/12/2008 9:41:47 AM

Thank you, Donna! :-) I appreciate you stopping by and leaving me a comment! #5778779

Sirsendu Gayen 5/11/2008 8:33:51 PM

Stunning image.Excellent PS work Cary.Namaste. #5910855

Cary Rogers 5/11/2008 10:20:00 PM

Thank you, Sirsendu~! namaste. :-) #5911047

Teresa Norris 5/19/2008 9:55:07 AM

Cary, big congratulations on this gorgeous finalist!!! #5942428

Theresa Marie Jones 5/19/2008 10:32:54 AM

Brilliant! Congratulations on your talent!! #5942855

isabel C. Zepeda 5/19/2008 10:34:21 AM

Cary

Congratulation

Ysa... #5942872

Cary Rogers 5/19/2008 10:45:27 AM

Thank you, Teresa, Theresa....and Ysa~! :-)

And CONGRATULATIONS to ALL this month's Finalists! #5943025

Tiia Vissak 5/19/2008 11:35:58 AM

Congratulations! #5943621

Janet McNeil 5/19/2008 11:38:38 AM

Congratulations and good luck in round 2 !! #5943651

Lisa J. Boulden 5/19/2008 11:41:01 AM

Big, beautiful congratulations to you, Cary! A great finalist!
~óż~Lisa #5943677

Mitch Spence 5/19/2008 1:23:17 PM

Congratulations to you, Cary. #5944914

Cary Rogers 5/19/2008 3:51:51 PM

Thank you, Tiia, Janet, Lisa, and Mitch! I appreciate it! Hopefully I will get some time soon, to look at all the Finalist entries and leave my congratulations. In the meantime, CONGRATULATIONS to all this month's Finalists, and best of luck in the next round! :-D #5945959

David Phalen 5/20/2008 4:45:24 AM

Congratulations Cary!! #5950105

Joan E. Hoffman 5/20/2008 5:20:05 AM

I knew this one was a winner! Congrats Carey! #5950303

Cary Rogers 5/20/2008 8:07:27 AM

Thank you David! Thank you Joan! #5951316

Sam Britt 5/20/2008 4:33:30 PM

Congratulations Cary! #5953692

Eivor Kuchta 5/20/2008 6:41:55 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful, well deserved finalist, Cary! #5954420

Cary Rogers 5/20/2008 7:23:51 PM

Hi Sam, Hi Eivor! Thanks for your supportive comments! :-) (This has been my worst month EVER--so far--for EPs, so getting a Finalist is very nice!) ;-) #5954593

Allen O. Howard 5/20/2008 9:51:38 PM

Excellent Cary! Congratulations! #5955035

Michael G. Marshall 5/21/2008 5:44:20 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Cary! Michael #5959162

Cary Rogers 5/21/2008 9:44:14 PM

Thank you Allen, and thank you Michael....I appreciate you stopping by! Congratulations to all this month's Finalists and Winners! :-D #5960016

Janet McNeil 6/11/2008 3:59:25 AM

Congrats for being featured in Digital Darkroom!! Nice work, Cary!! #6046437

Cary Rogers 6/11/2008 8:43:29 AM

Thank you, Janet! I hadn't opened-up my DD newsletter prior to reading your comment, so it was a pleasant surprise! #6047692

Hendrik Storme 6/11/2008 9:23:30 AM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist!!!
Thank you for the nice comment,Hendrik! #6047840

Cary Rogers 6/11/2008 4:48:25 PM

Thank you Hendrik! I appreciate you stopping by and commenting! #6049129

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Composite photo of a GBH silhouette (mask layer) combined with a BG bottom layer I created for this image. The original photo was taken last year in hazy light, near sundown.

Uploaded on 4/1/2008 10:57:50 AM

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