First Light

Linda D. Lester Student 6/27/2008 5:09:31 AM

Here is my version maybe others can add theirs. #949998

Carolyn J. Connolly 6/27/2008 5:13:38 AM

Superb version edited by Amy, Linda!! The lighting and colours are 'magical'!! Of course, it would be great to see your original, before any post-processing was done on it, so as to be able to compare it to the edits!! :o) #6112721

Renata Gusciora 6/27/2008 5:14:45 AM

Great image! #6112724

Carolyn J. Connolly 6/27/2008 5:16:07 AM

PS - Linda, your edit looks fabulous, too!! Isn't it amazing how many different images you can create from just one original image?!! ;o) #6112728

Judy V. Kennamer 6/27/2008 5:18:38 AM

Here's my version - with Cathy walking out of the surf! #6112739

Agnes Fegan 6/27/2008 5:21:26 AM

Looks beautiful...that's a fun idea...interesting to see all the results! #6112748

Judy V. Kennamer 6/27/2008 5:22:04 AM

Oops - had to go back and downsize it! Here's the picture! #6112749

Linda D. Lester 6/27/2008 5:23:02 AM

Here is the original #6112754

Cyn D Valentine 6/27/2008 5:26:34 AM

Beautiful editing on both..stunning work Linda!!! #6112775

Nadine A. Lewis 6/27/2008 5:34:14 AM

GORGEOUS scene, image, & editing, Linda!!! <>< #6112807

Joy Rector 6/27/2008 5:35:45 AM

beautiful #6112811

Peter Appelbaum 6/27/2008 5:43:52 AM

Gorgeous lighting and scene. Peter #6112838

Nikki McDonald 6/27/2008 5:52:54 AM

Great idea--I'm coming back to check out more. Love both Amy's and Judy's edits and yours is pretty wild, too. Great job, all of you. #6112883

Dennis Flanagan 6/27/2008 6:01:53 AM

My edited version #6112936

Murry Grigsby 6/27/2008 6:06:10 AM

What a fun idea and cool versions of your original shot Linda! I like Amy's the best so far :0) #6112955

Kathy L. Clark 6/27/2008 6:20:05 AM

This is really exquisite Linda. Both versions are lovely. #6113046

Vitor Dias 6/27/2008 6:41:38 AM

Beautifully composed! Colour and detail is very good, lovely place too. rgs Vitor #6113122

Cathy Barrows 6/27/2008 6:47:38 AM

very pretty and my version to follow #6113146

Cathy Barrows 6/27/2008 6:51:11 AM

ken's version coming up #6113154

Cathy Barrows 6/27/2008 6:52:35 AM

Shawn's version coming up #6113160

Lynne Morris 6/27/2008 6:53:12 AM

Wow so many beautiful versions of this gorgeous image Linda, a tough call which one is best they are all so differnent and so well done! #6113164

Stephanie A. Laird 6/27/2008 6:57:57 AM

Cool project and great work! Very cool to see the different interpretation and presentations of the same image. #6113184

Shawn Jennings 6/27/2008 7:01:36 AM

Very cool and great job by everyone! Thanks for posting mine for me, Cathy! #6113195

Randy A. Myers 6/27/2008 7:05:03 AM

Lots of nice interpretations. #6113211

Claudia Kuhn 6/27/2008 7:13:49 AM

Cool to see all the variations on this one image! #6113248

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/27/2008 7:31:18 AM

This was a fun progject Cathy, the problem was Linda's shot was so perfect, it was hard to do! lol
I did, levels, colorize, curves and mirror

jo ann c. #6113287

Roxanne M. Bubar 6/27/2008 7:50:53 AM

Stunning colors and image. #6113391

David Phalen 6/27/2008 8:13:42 AM

Always fun to see different interpretations of the same subject! #6113479

Ken Smith 6/27/2008 8:16:48 AM

Yes, it was fun variation project. Linda's shot was good to begin with, then everyone put their spin on it. Thanks for posting this, Linda, and prompting us to add our versions. #6113484

Carla Metzler 6/27/2008 8:18:06 AM

I thought it was beautiful and didn't do much to it. #6113488

Mike Clime 6/27/2008 9:12:07 AM

Nice DD work, Linda! #6113629

Linda D. Lester 6/27/2008 9:13:02 AM

Thank you everyone! #6113632

Melissa Gurdus 6/27/2008 9:28:16 AM

This is a fantastic exercise, Linda and it is amazing how different all the interpretations of the same scene are!! It would also be interesting to know exactly what each person did to get their results. Great post, Linda!! #6113684

Linda D. Lester 6/27/2008 11:31:36 AM

Here is jo Ann's #6114110

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/27/2008 11:49:37 AM

Thanks Linda~ I thought I had sent it with my comment, but don't know what I did wrong, thanks again, this was a fun treat - it's hard to believe we could do anything special to your beautiful work

jo ann c. #6114169

Amy Jackson 6/27/2008 1:29:37 PM

This was a really fun image to work on, and it was a beautiful image to begin with!! Everyone did a great job on it! :) #6114395

Anita N. Hogue 6/27/2008 2:24:34 PM

WOw, all this is very interesting! Great image however you look at it!!! #6114532

Derek D. Dafoe 6/27/2008 2:32:12 PM

Nice shot and editing all!! #6114554

Daniella Puente 6/27/2008 4:44:32 PM

All editions you did are VERY GOOD and so diferents one to each other! Love the first Amy´s version and Ken´s one is also fantastic Linda good work ++++ #6114959

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 6/27/2008 6:52:06 PM

ALL of the edit work is wonderful, Linda!!!!! I'm glad I don't have to pick the best because it would drive me COMPLETE nutz trying to do so!!!! :-) ♫ k #6115294

Eugenio Diaz 6/27/2008 7:07:30 PM

Lovely images...great work!!!!
Well done, Fantastic PP work!
Congratulations. #6115336

Shirley A. Kinney 6/27/2008 8:33:37 PM

Linda, this was a cool exercise and the images from all of you are great. Yours especially was beautiful and was interesting to see everyone's version of it. Great from all of you. #6115546

Deb Koskovich 6/28/2008 3:28:27 AM

Linda, big WOW for you. I love your image, the light and color are captivating. Superb clarity. Very interesting exercise! #6116295

Shelly A. Van Camp 6/28/2008 6:09:29 PM

They are all beautiful...not sure how to add them to your thread. #6118370

BILLY R. PARKER 6/28/2008 7:22:57 PM

GREAT WORK BY ALL !! BILLY #6118568

Kate Jackson 6/29/2008 12:18:41 AM

My vot goes for Cathy's! Great work from the SG!! #6119143

Renee Doyle 6/29/2008 1:18:49 AM

What a great bunch of edits! Wonderful image to work with originally and a great idea all around! #6119296

Kara Hendricks 6/29/2008 6:41:57 AM

So intense, colorful and moody Linda... I love it!! #6120056

Kathy Reeves 6/29/2008 1:16:22 PM

Wow!!!! What else is there to say!!! They are all superb!! #6121118

Reynaldo D. Reyes 6/29/2008 1:39:17 PM

All the edits are all so beautiful and reflect the creative talent of the individual photographers. Awesome worksof art! #6121188

Dr Silly 6/30/2008 1:08:21 PM

Looks like the SG group had so fun and they did a super job. :O)
#6125216

Joseph N. DiGilio 7/1/2008 6:51:29 PM

What a great idea, Linda and the results are several superb images. I think I like the one you posted best. #6130432

Carla Metzler 7/21/2008 11:52:00 AM

Congratulations, Linda! #6205939

Michelle L. Frick 7/21/2008 12:02:15 PM

Gorgeous finalist Linda! Congratulations!! #6206054

Daniella Puente 7/21/2008 12:08:55 PM

Excellent finalist Linda, congrats! #6206130

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/21/2008 12:43:22 PM

WOW!!!!! I counted 7 finalists...WTG Linda!!!!!!! Congratulations!!!!! ♫ k #6206592

Elida Gutierrez 7/21/2008 12:54:57 PM

Congratulations, on your finalist!!! #6206738

Georgeina M. Mckinney 7/21/2008 12:59:12 PM

Wow, I can't believe I missed this one earlier!! Beautiful work! I don't think I could make this look any better. :) #6206790

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/21/2008 12:59:41 PM

Congratulations on all 7 finalist Linda! They all are fantastic, way to go!

jo ann c. #6206795

Claudia Kuhn 7/21/2008 1:21:24 PM

Gorgeous Linda, congrats on all of your finalists! #6207116

Shannon D. Miller 7/21/2008 1:40:08 PM

This is BEAUTIFUL Linda! Congratulations on all of your finalists! Shannon~ #6207440

Cathy Barrows 7/21/2008 1:49:35 PM

Congrats on your finalist...congrats amy...lol #6207571

Rakesh Syal 7/21/2008 1:52:47 PM

Stunning finalist Linda! Congratulations!!

#6207617

Shelly A. Van Camp 7/21/2008 1:57:21 PM

Congrats on all your wins!! This is a beauty!! #6207672

Jeana Clark 7/21/2008 4:21:13 PM


CONGRATS LINDA!!!!
FANATASTIC FINALIST!!!
All the images that came out of this one is remarkable!!!! ALL Excellent!!!

~J~ #6208663

Anita N. Hogue 7/21/2008 4:26:49 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful image! #6208711

Renee Doyle 7/21/2008 4:52:54 PM

I really liked this!! Congrats on a fabulous finalist Linda! #6208922

Stephanie Frey 7/21/2008 5:07:20 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist! Well done! #6209047

Kara Hendricks 7/21/2008 5:31:18 PM

Wonderful finalist!! Congratulations and best of luck to you!! #6209215

Tamera Phillips 7/21/2008 5:50:25 PM

Another Congrats to you Linda. This turned out so beautiful. #6209393

Mary Beth Aiello 7/21/2008 6:37:47 PM

Another congrats, Linda. Just beautiful. #6209772

Linda D. Lester 7/21/2008 6:46:42 PM

Thank you so much!!!!! #6209846

Ken Smith 7/21/2008 6:48:02 PM

This was my #1 choice! Congrats, Linda!! #6209855

Kay E. Mahoney 7/21/2008 6:57:31 PM

Congratulations, Linda on your beautiful finalist. #6209946

Judy V. Kennamer 7/21/2008 7:36:42 PM

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist Linda! #6210219

Gail Vitikacs 7/21/2008 7:50:20 PM

You had one AWESOME month!!! Congrats! #6210294

Kathy L. Clark 7/21/2008 7:59:45 PM

I loved the wonderful light and color the first time I saw it. Congratulations Linda. #6210331

Dr Silly 7/22/2008 1:28:07 AM

Congratulations Linda on your finalist. :O) #6211379

Kristy A. Keene 7/22/2008 3:06:02 AM

Congrats on your Finalist!! #6211746

Jeff W. Robinson 7/22/2008 6:00:35 AM

Outstanding - Congrats Linda!! Jeff #6213024

Stefania Barbier 7/22/2008 7:57:44 AM

huge congrats... it's superb! #6213731

Peter Appelbaum 7/22/2008 8:04:02 AM

Congrats on this finalist Linda. Peter #6213786

Eugenio Diaz 7/22/2008 12:39:54 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!! #6215464

Cyn D Valentine 7/22/2008 2:11:00 PM

Congratulations Linda!! #6215885

eileen bedford 7/22/2008 5:35:31 PM

Congratulations Linda, great job...... #6217173

Bill Knaps 7/23/2008 5:52:17 AM

A beautiful shot Linda. Congrats on this and your other well deserved Finalist. Bill #6220389

Kathleen K. Parker 7/23/2008 6:22:59 AM

The scene and lighting are superb. Congrats, Linda!
kk #6220567

Shawn Jennings 7/23/2008 7:10:03 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Linda! #6220852

Donna J. Eaton 7/24/2008 5:13:54 AM

Beautiful work! I love what you did with this. #6224613

Ken Smith 11/25/2008 7:08:40 PM

So glad to see this in the winner's circle. Congrats, Linda! #6804927

Judy V. Kennamer 11/25/2008 7:10:42 PM

Congrats Linda!!! They are both marvelous! #6804956

A P 11/25/2008 7:28:03 PM

I could never choose. Both are excellent. Congratz Linda!! #6805162

Stefania Barbier 11/25/2008 10:29:27 PM

congrats again Linda! #6807059

Sam Britt 11/26/2008 4:24:18 AM

Congratulations, Linda! #6808645

Usman Bajwa 11/26/2008 5:15:42 AM

Great FX, Congrats. on this amazing Finalist.

UB. #6809086

frank w. degenhardt 11/26/2008 6:07:08 AM

Linda- Gorgeous editoring work that got a finalist and I wish you the best for the next round. Congratulations. #6809548

Elida Gutierrez 11/26/2008 7:41:20 AM

Congratulations for your FINALIST!!! #6810175

Shannon D. Miller 11/26/2008 8:18:44 AM

Congratulations on this STUNNING finalist Linda! #6810457

Debra R. Harder 11/26/2008 8:29:24 AM

Congratulations again, Linda, on another FANTASTIC finalist! Deb #6810519

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/26/2008 10:21:35 AM

Another congratulations, Linda!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6811215

Anita N. Hogue 11/26/2008 12:01:13 PM

Fabulous finalist, Linda! Congratulations! #6811827

Mike Clime 11/26/2008 2:09:24 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Linda! #6812418

Peter Appelbaum 11/26/2008 3:27:43 PM

Congrats on this finalist Linda. Peter #6812938

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/26/2008 3:53:26 PM

Congratulations Linda!

jo ann c. #6813066

Colleen Farrell 11/26/2008 11:12:26 PM

Fantastic, Linda! Big congrats on your awesome finalist! #6814356

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/27/2008 5:36:05 PM

Congrats on this well deserved finalist

jo ann c. #6817426

Vladan D. Djordjevic 11/27/2008 5:38:28 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #6817437

Carla Metzler 11/28/2008 5:12:46 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Linda! #6819097

Renee Doyle 11/28/2008 11:46:55 PM

Congrats on this wonderful piece Linda!!! #6823596

Linda Blair 12/1/2008 1:06:56 PM

Congrats on this cool finalist!!!! #6835484

Cassie L. Woodlee 12/2/2008 7:40:18 PM

Congratulations!!! #6842043

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