Magical Mystical Oaks...

© Donna La Mattino Pagakis

Magical Mystical Oaks...

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 2/18/2009 1:32:18 PM

Beautiful BW scene, Donna!
Great comp and light.
~♥~Lisa #1085856

Angela Azzinnaro 2/18/2009 2:49:31 PM

GORGEOUS capture & tones Donna!!!! #7180538

Ken Jarvis 2/18/2009 3:57:46 PM

Excellant work, Donna! I love infrared photography. Nicely done! #7180725

Ron McEwan 2/18/2009 5:04:28 PM

WOW! you put a lot of work into this image, I love it. #7180859

Kathy Cline level-classic 2/18/2009 5:52:18 PM

HI Donna GREAT JOB I have the Hoya IR filter for my digital camera and this type of photography is so tricky!
Beautiful!! Blessings Kathy #7180977

Howard B. Cheek 2/18/2009 8:45:21 PM

Interesting technique, thank you for the info.
Very beautiful Donna,
Excellent work!!

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/18/2009 10:08:04 PM

Thank you everyone, your comments are awesome!!!

I really did enjoy using infrared film!!! This was captured many years ago, but it is my favorite from my 4 X 5 camera days!

Take care!

Donna #7181519

Sharon 2/19/2009 3:56:06 AM

WOW!! This is amazing!! I love it :) #7182321

Tommy E. Burgess 2/20/2009 3:46:52 AM

Gorgeous IR capture Donna!! #7186185

Gary Lange 2/20/2009 1:56:42 PM

TERRIFIC image here, Donna! One of my friends is getting into 4x5 film and LOVES it! #7188245

SaMi Martin 2/20/2009 5:44:29 PM

Beautiful image Donna! #7188781

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/20/2009 5:46:06 PM

Thanks again for your very kind comments!!!

Donna #7188789

Arnie Horwitz level-classic 2/20/2009 10:47:23 PM

Great composition, contrast and lighting, Donna!

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 2/21/2009 4:17:03 PM

Fantastic composition, well done Donna, your gallery is lovely

jo ann c. #7191613

Sam Britt level-classic 2/21/2009 4:41:52 PM

Terrific IR image, Donna. Well deserved EFP. #7191680

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 2/22/2009 11:32:55 AM

Gorgeous resurection..Love the infrared!!! Very well done. #7194034

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/22/2009 11:33:58 AM

Thanks again to each of you!!!

Donna #7194040

Melinda B. Shiflet 2/22/2009 1:44:35 PM

WOW!! That's wonderful, Donna! Great work!! #7194523

Leslie McLain level-classic 3/25/2009 10:21:17 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. #7327584

Mukesh Srivastava 3/25/2009 10:26:25 AM

Congrats for another Terrific Finalist and wish good luck for next round.... #7327657

Stefania Barbier level-classic 3/25/2009 10:28:34 AM

congrats again Donna, beautiful finalist!!! #7327682

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 3/25/2009 10:54:24 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Donna! #7327987

A P level-classic 3/25/2009 10:59:19 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding IR Finalist Donna!!


Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 3/25/2009 1:02:38 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Tammy Espino level-classic 3/25/2009 1:03:57 PM

Congrats :) #7329264

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 3/25/2009 1:58:51 PM

Congratulations yet again Donna. #7329648

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 3/25/2009 2:55:39 PM

Congrats again, Donna!!! #7330080

Colleen Farrell level-classic 3/25/2009 3:46:46 PM

Very cool! Big congrats again, Donna! #7330417

Leland N. Saunders level-classic 3/25/2009 4:39:22 PM

Marvelous photo, Donna ... and it doesn't even look like it is near the ocean ... Congratulations again ... well done ... !!

Lee #7330852

Susan Fox level-classic 3/25/2009 4:49:07 PM

Congrats Donna :-) #7330924

Debra R. Harder 3/25/2009 5:44:43 PM

BEAUTIFUL IR image, Donna! Congratulations on your superb finalist! Deb #7331249

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 3/25/2009 6:11:38 PM

ANOTHER awesome finalist! Congratulations, Donna! #7331455

Susan M. Campbell 3/25/2009 7:23:21 PM

Look at go girl...awesome! #7331969

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 3/25/2009 8:06:32 PM

CONGRATULATIONS again , Donna!!! WTG!!! #7332218

Sherran Andersen level-classic 3/25/2009 8:18:32 PM

Congrats Donna. Sherran #7332268

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 3/25/2009 10:55:31 PM

Maybe captured may years ago but such a timeless appeal! CONGRATS Donna!! #7332561

Anita Hogue 3/26/2009 4:16:00 AM

Well, looks like you've been a great photographer for many years! Fabulous, Donna! Congratulations! #7333442

Katarina Mansson 3/26/2009 6:28:13 AM

Cool experiment and result. Congratulations on your finalist Donna! #7334007

Susie Peek-Swint 3/26/2009 7:42:07 AM

Terrific image Donna ~ many congrats! #7334421

Jeana Clark 3/26/2009 10:23:38 AM

Outstaning Finalist!!!!


~J~ #7335123

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/26/2009 12:58:08 PM

Thank you for ALL of your congratulatory wishes and great comments. This is one of my favorite images from my 4 X 5 film days. I'm glad you like it!

Best wishes,

Donna #7335665

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 3/26/2009 8:46:24 PM

Congratulations on a beauty. Well deserved . #7337801

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 3/26/2009 9:26:19 PM

Congratulations on the Finalist for this beauty. #7337941

Linda Blair 3/27/2009 3:15:27 PM

Congratulations!!!!!! #7341578

Kristi A. Howson 3/27/2009 3:54:35 PM

Congratulations Donna. Love the IR effect here! #7341683

Max Aureli 3/28/2009 8:57:32 AM

Congratulations Donna on your Finalist!!! :-))) #7344171

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/28/2009 9:28:31 AM

Thank you EVERYONE!!!!!

WOW! I'm VERY excited about this finalist!!! I have been resubmitting this photograph for years!!!

Take care!

Donna #7344254

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Captured with an Omega View 4 x 5 camera. I developed the film and printed the image in the darkroom. Scanned, cleaned up, adjusted and posted. This photograph was captured many years ago.

Infrared Film / Hoya Red Filter

Santa Barbara, California


Uploaded on 2/18/2009 1:06:57 PM

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