~Enchanted~

© Lynn Haack

~Enchanted~

Teresa P.Pelaez 9/7/2008 8:31:30 AM

Amazing work Lynn, I love the effects.

http://tpp2.zenfolio.com/p948137160/ #994065

Bonnie C. Lackey 9/7/2008 8:33:47 AM

The thumbnail is eye-catching - the larger view is stunning. Glorious work, Lynn! #6423351

Lynn Haack 9/7/2008 8:41:47 AM

Teresa and Bonnie...thank you so much for your wonderful comments! I appreciate your kind support very much. Lynn #6423372

Vikram Jamwal 9/7/2008 8:58:31 AM

This has come out as a very nice abstract! Wonderful work Lynn! #6423419

Iris Greenwell 9/7/2008 9:07:07 AM

Beautiful! great colors and effect. #6423443

Daniella Puente 9/7/2008 9:21:31 AM

IS GREAT Lynn I simply LOVE what you edited on this and the very beautiful result!!! #6423489

Usman Bajwa 9/7/2008 9:33:25 AM

Great tones and effect, Lynn #6423543

Susan Heath 9/7/2008 10:00:39 AM

Stunning! Wonderful work - love the art. #6423650

Kaitlin M. McTague 9/7/2008 10:26:58 AM

Holy Crap! What colors - so smooth and beautiful!! Definitely a level of art I wish to achieve one day!! Well done.

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Kaitlin #6423773

Colette M. Metcalf 9/7/2008 11:25:15 AM

Beautiful! #6423981

Janice Mezzacappa 9/7/2008 12:09:08 PM

Breathtaking work of artistry Lynn! #6424211

Susan Weisensel 9/7/2008 12:37:57 PM

Beautiful color and work on this image. #6424363

Susan Weisensel 9/7/2008 12:45:56 PM

Beautiful color and work on this image. #6424404

Linda Blair 9/7/2008 2:18:56 PM

Gorgeous...great work!!!! #6424821

Joanne E. Bohenstengel 9/7/2008 5:42:42 PM

My goodness Lynn, this is exceptional work. I will follow your instructions step by step (LOL) It looks 3 dimensional. Just one word--AMAZING! MOM #6425502

Arlene Krassner 9/7/2008 6:05:35 PM

Very pretty work Lynn. #6425576

Stefania Barbier 9/7/2008 11:45:57 PM

WOW FANTASTIC image and fx! #6426549

Lynn Haack 9/8/2008 6:40:04 PM

Linda, Joanne, Arlene and Stefania...many thanks for taking the time to comment. I enjoyed your inspiring galleries very much! Lynn #6430433

Phil Stith 9/9/2008 7:00:17 AM

Terrific work here, Lynn. The results are "enchanting"! #6432799

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 9/11/2008 11:32:31 PM

IT'S A WONDERFUL COLOUR PRESENTATION HERE.

KARU. #6444126

Lynn Haack 9/14/2008 5:09:43 PM

Thank you Phil and Karu! Lynn #6454540

Sam Britt 9/14/2008 5:12:51 PM

Beautiful color, great light & effects, Lynn. #6454552

John Connolly 9/14/2008 5:20:02 PM

Great creative work here Lynn! I am impressed with your colors and mood in this excellent presentation.
I love your gallery, keep up the good work! #6454565

Karen Slagle 9/14/2008 6:05:33 PM

Stunning PS work, Lynn. I love the deep, saturated colors and all the effects. Outstanding... #6454652

Lynn Haack 9/14/2008 6:41:16 PM

Samantha, John and Karen...thank you so much for your very kind words. I am so inspired by your spectacular galleries! Lynn #6454769

Colleen Farrell 9/14/2008 9:00:29 PM

Just added it to my faves! :) Thanks for the info on how you did this, Lynn! Although without a terrific original photo like yours, I doubt I could achieve the same amazing end-result! I'd love to have this framed and hanging on my wall. :) #6455132

Tiia Vissak 9/14/2008 10:46:42 PM

great tones & effects! #6455303

Debra R. Harder 9/15/2008 8:24:40 AM

WOW, Lynn!! This is STUNNING! GORGEOUS DD work. The colors and comp are fabulous!! A beautiful work of art! Deb #6457235

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 9/15/2008 11:14:31 AM

AWSOME Lynn, love the effects and colors! #6457860

Vladan D. Djordjevic 9/15/2008 3:54:11 PM

Terrific colors, effects and composition. Fantastic image! #6458863

Jeffrey D. Estacio 9/15/2008 10:25:05 PM

Remarkable. It is so beautiful. #6459932

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/15/2008 10:52:25 PM

Lynn, this is captivating!! I think it's beautiful and moody. I LOVE IT!!! Yes, a fav!!! Well done! #6459988

Sabrina Ryan 9/16/2008 6:28:12 AM

Beautiful Lynn! Very creative and the colors are gorgeous. Nice composition and texture. #6461472

Lynn Haack 9/17/2008 1:50:01 PM

Colleen, Tiia, Debra, Peaches, Vladan, Jeffrey, Donna and Sabrina. I am very grateful for your kind and supportive comments! Many blessings....Lynn :) #6467396

Stephen Zacker 9/18/2008 3:38:32 AM

OK.. what didn't you do to this LOL I really like this. So unique and colorful #6469890

Lynn Haack 9/18/2008 2:46:42 PM

LOL....Stephen, I re-read the "how-to's" and had to laugh. That is one long recipe! Thanks for commenting....Lynn :) #6472389

Marilyn K. Lincecum 9/21/2008 8:36:52 PM

Gorgeous work !!! Fantastic lighting, colors and textures. Very creative!! #6486218

Lynn Haack 10/17/2008 6:27:03 AM

Marilyn, thank you so much for you kind support! Lynn #6613544

Susan M. Campbell 10/22/2008 7:49:45 PM

Way to go Lynn...congrats. #6639951

Usman Bajwa 10/22/2008 8:24:25 PM

WOW....Huge Congrats on the Finalist.

UB. #6640323

frank w. degenhardt 10/22/2008 10:10:27 PM

Lynn- Always a joy to congratulate someone from my home state. Fabulous work. A well deserved finalist. Way to go my friend. #6641332

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 10/22/2008 11:07:15 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS and best of luck in the next round! #6641712

Bojan Bencic 10/22/2008 11:18:21 PM

Congratulations, Lynn! #6641777

Stefania Barbier 10/22/2008 11:23:48 PM

CONGRATS FOR YOUR FINALIST!!!!! #6641801

Debra R. Harder 10/23/2008 8:47:37 AM

This is GORGEOUS, Lynn! CONGRATULATIONS on your BEAUTIFUL finalist! Deb #6645473

Eivor Kuchta 10/23/2008 9:16:41 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Lynn! #6645830

Daniella Puente 10/23/2008 10:55:51 AM

So glad to see this again Lynn, BIG CONGRATS!!!!!!!! #6646665

Phil Stith 10/23/2008 12:04:30 PM

Great job, Lynn...best of luck in the next round! #6647105

Mike Perez 10/23/2008 3:47:16 PM

Beautiful artistic creation, Lynn! Congratulations! #6648068

Janet McNeil 10/23/2008 4:01:07 PM

Congratulations and good luck!! #6648163

John Connolly 10/23/2008 4:10:09 PM

Heartiest congratulations Lynn! All your hard work certainly payed off here! #6648225

Sam Britt 10/23/2008 5:19:37 PM

Congratulations, Lynn!! #6648762

Joanne E. Bohenstengel 10/23/2008 7:37:17 PM

CONGRATULATIONS LYNN!! I KNEW YOU WOULD GO FAR WITH THIS PHOTO. SUPERB! MOM #6649471

Bojan Bencic 10/24/2008 1:32:44 PM

Congratulations on your WIN, Lynn. #6653855

Jessica Jenney 10/24/2008 1:53:45 PM

Congratulations, Lynn on your beautiful win! #6654035

Stefania Barbier 10/24/2008 2:03:20 PM

congrats on your gorgeous win!!! #6654108

Colette M. Metcalf 10/24/2008 3:00:16 PM

Congratulations!!! #6654483

Elida Gutierrez 10/24/2008 3:39:18 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

 "A Humble Thophy"


A Special Trophy for


"September Winners"

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Sam Britt 10/24/2008 4:43:27 PM

Congratulations on this second place win, Lynn! #6655160

Vladan D. Djordjevic 10/24/2008 4:57:35 PM

CONGRATULATIONS !!!

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Donna LaMattino Pagakis 10/24/2008 5:54:59 PM

Way to go Lynn!! You already know how much I love this image~ a fav. And I am so HAPPY to see this in the WINNER'S CIRCLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations!

Donna #6655496

Margaret R. Barry 10/24/2008 6:01:54 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Lynn! #6655535

Daniella Puente 10/24/2008 7:23:56 PM

Congrats Lynn is a fantastic winner! #6655873

frank w. degenhardt 10/24/2008 9:15:28 PM

Lynn- Congratulations on this wonderful picture that put you in the winners circle. Fantastic. Way to go girl #6656321

Sirsendu Gayen 10/24/2008 10:24:18 PM

Huge congratulations on your win #6656518

Sandy Powers 10/25/2008 6:59:49 AM

Oh Lynn!!! I LOVE this. LOVE IT! Talk about moving the soul. This is artistic blur at its finest. I love the beautiful bold colors to compliment the soft feeling of the blur.

Mega Congratulations on a deserving win!!

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Susie Peek-Swint 10/25/2008 8:19:04 AM

Simply stunning Lynn ~ beautiful shot and dd work ~ many congrats on your win! #6658125

Kate Jackson 10/25/2008 8:46:09 AM

Brilliant image Lynn! Great to hear details of how you did it too. Congratulations! #6658258

Usman Bajwa 10/25/2008 11:42:41 AM

WTG. Congrats. on striking GOLD.

UB. #6658884

Colleen Farrell 10/25/2008 1:59:13 PM

SOOO well-deserved! Congratulations, Lynn! #6659374

Susan Fox 10/25/2008 4:08:22 PM

Congratulations Lynn!!! #6659664

Mike Perez 10/25/2008 6:13:38 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Winner, Lynn! #6659970

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 10/25/2008 6:18:22 PM

HUGE congratulaions on this wonderful win, Lynn!!!!! ♫ k #6659996

Joanne E. Bohenstengel 10/25/2008 7:37:24 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! WELL DESERVED WIN. MOM #6660286

Janice Mezzacappa 10/25/2008 11:53:10 PM

Stunning winner Lynn, Big Congrats!! #6660877

Cindy Bendush 10/26/2008 1:01:44 PM

Excellent winner Lynn! Congratulations and thanks for sharing how you achieved this beauty! :-) #6663375

Donna R. Wageman 10/26/2008 3:49:17 PM

This is something else - perfectly beautiful, my, my.
CONGRATULATIONS! #6663899

Dominick M. Dimacale 10/27/2008 2:44:57 AM

Congratulations Lynn on your Win.


Dominick #6665544

Stephen Zacker 10/27/2008 3:56:53 AM

Creative and artistic. Congratulations #6665889

Jane Hirst 10/27/2008 5:18:56 AM

Congratulations!!!!! Very dreamy with lovely colors. #6666267

Judy V. Kennamer 10/28/2008 8:15:34 AM

Gorgeous Lynn!!! It looks like spun silk!!! A big, big CONGRATS!!!! #6673214

Susan M. Campbell 11/1/2008 11:22:01 AM

Way to go Lynn. Congrats on this terrific winner. #6693148

Lynn Haack 11/2/2008 5:23:22 AM

Thank you everyone for this over-whelming response! I am very grateful for each of your supportive and kind comments! (It will take me a while to get "caught up" on touring your galleries...so please forgive the delay.) Many blessings....Lynn :) #6695595

Patrick Rouzes 11/2/2008 6:17:42 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this well-deserved & amazing WINNER,Lynn!!! #6695840

Salwa Afef 11/4/2008 8:28:48 AM

Congratulations Lynn :)
Very beautiful ,amazing work I love it ,Enchanted my eyes :) #6706635

Jim Britt 11/22/2008 10:24:55 PM

This is a neat shot. Congrats #6791143

Lynn Haack 11/23/2008 5:24:41 PM

Thank you very much, Jim! You have a very inspiring gallery....Lynn #6794173

Jim Britt 11/23/2008 7:16:59 PM

Thank you - I take that as a huge compliment considering your gallery. Have a great week. #6794601

Lynn Haack 2/1/2009 9:01:04 AM

And thank you as well for stopping by. Have a wonderful day, Jim. Lynn #7113665

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Description

Photo is an Autumn forest in low swamp area - southeast Wisconsin. Edits include:
2 versions of same image
1st version: distort filter, color sat, contrast, gaussian blur. 2nd version: slightly sharpened image, then overlayed both images (transformed),applied layer options - blend mode, decreased opacity, selective color (from green to teal) for foreground grasses, small amount curves applied to deepen overall tones,then very slight crop applied.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: reserved, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 7.20 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Uploaded on 9/7/2008 8:26:17 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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