Craig C. Ebel 7/23/2008 5:43:06 PM

Stunning work in the DD!! #966165

Michelle D. Milliman 7/23/2008 5:46:13 PM

Wow!!!! Very well done!!!!! #6223004

Joao Martinho 7/23/2008 6:08:34 PM

Very creative digital art! #6223070

Usman M. Bajwa 7/23/2008 7:59:14 PM

Very creative and realistic. The clouds are unbelievable. We will see this again, James #6223392

Denny E. Barnes 7/23/2008 8:36:38 PM

Excellent, James! Outstanding art work and very well done!....Denny #6223525

Wm Nosal 7/23/2008 8:43:05 PM

WOW! #6223535

David Stegmeir 7/24/2008 6:45:05 AM

James this is fantastic and deserving of a print. I believe this should be at least a Finalist but really more. Great work!! #6225039

James Quantz Jr. 7/24/2008 7:05:26 AM

Thanks Craig, Michelle, Joao, Usman, Denny, Wm, and David! Your observations are very much appreciated. #6225153

James Quantz Jr. 7/24/2008 7:31:33 AM

Oh, and for any military buffs this is a depiction of a F6F-3 Hellcat flown by Lt. (JG) Alexander Vraciu. The Hellcat was the Allied response to the Japanese Zero and was soon thereafter dubbed the "Zero Killer". #6225254

Laura E. Swan 8/8/2008 10:49:01 PM

Your work is noting shot of brilliant James! We can all learn from you. Of course we wouldn't have a CLUE how to DO any of it but we could LEARN! Ha! -Laura Swan #6290298

Michelle Alton 8/21/2008 5:58:19 PM

This is wonderful James! Great Finalist! You know I am a disciple of yours! I love your work.
Still trying to make propellers spin...not there yet! #6345572

Scott A. McDaniel 8/21/2008 11:30:50 PM

Wow is this amazing. I can't imagine the time spent here. Awesome work. #6348172

Colleen Farrell 8/23/2008 11:44:10 AM

All of your images are winners in my book! Congratulations, James! #6356185

Dianna Hauf 8/23/2008 5:50:11 PM

SO INCREDIBLY happy to see this as a finalist James Quantz Jr.!!! DITTO bigtime what Colleen said though! ALL WINNERS in my book too! Huge congratulations! #6357156

Michelle Alton 8/25/2008 10:29:25 AM

Congratulations, James. I love this photo, and I'm always thrilled when your work makes the Winners' Circle. #6364970

Dominick M. Dimacale 8/25/2008 11:30:25 AM

Congratulations James on your Win.

Dominick #6365475

Elida Gutierrez 8/25/2008 1:48:05 PM


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KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 8/25/2008 5:58:18 PM


KARU. #6367406

Usman M. Bajwa 8/25/2008 8:09:17 PM

I am happy that my the judges agreed with my expectations above.

CONGRATULATIONS James. WTG man #6368025

James Quantz Jr. 8/26/2008 6:52:04 PM

Thank you Laura, Michelle, Michelle, Scott, Colleen, Dianna, Dominick, Elida, Karu, and Usman! #6373035

Cyn Valentine 8/26/2008 6:52:37 PM

Fantastic winner James..big congratulations!! #6373037

James Quantz Jr. 8/26/2008 6:54:41 PM

Thanks Cyn! #6373039

James Quantz Jr. 8/26/2008 6:55:42 PM

Thanks Cyn! #6373043

Nemil B. Chabebe 8/26/2008 10:27:28 PM

Congratulations! #6373650

Siete Meeter 8/27/2008 1:18:45 AM

Stunning image and Congratulations!

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/27/2008 1:44:01 PM

Simply amazing James!! Impressive darkroom skills and beautiful image!! Congratulations on your win!! #6377264

Joseph M. Muench 3/27/2010 10:20:45 PM

Pretty amazing work you do James...I especially love this one!
-Joe #8489111

Laura E. Swan 3/27/2010 10:42:03 PM



-Laura #8489146

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Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

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