Into The Blue

© Allen Hughes

Into The Blue

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 3/1/2009 1:09:31 PM

Very creative - Outstanding work Allen! Jeff #1091027

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 3/1/2009 1:13:50 PM

Fantastic and wonderful!! A fave for me!! #7229713

Mary Beth Aiello level-deluxe 3/1/2009 1:51:00 PM

Wonderful comp and work, Allen. Love it. #7229842

Julie F. Resner 3/1/2009 4:30:42 PM

A beautiful work of art Allen. Thank you for telling us how you did that, I'm going to try it. If I were a judge this would definately be in the running. #7230371

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 3/2/2009 2:36:16 AM

Smokin!!! Great work, love it!! #7231657

Patricia White level-deluxe 3/2/2009 5:01:09 AM

Very creative work, This should be an album cover in itself. #7232235

Sabrina Ryan level-deluxe 3/2/2009 12:53:12 PM

Very creative, Allen! Fantastic!! #7234117

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 3/2/2009 10:20:18 PM

Stunning image and very creative PS work Allen! #7235658

Remi Trepanier 3/3/2009 10:50:46 AM

Beautiful capture here. Love the composition and the ps work :)

Remi #7238299

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe 3/3/2009 11:16:43 PM

This is awesome, Allen!! Wonderful DD work!! I hope we see this one again!! #7240125

Dianna Murphy 3/5/2009 4:38:10 PM

Awesome work, I love this! #7248439

Janet Daniel level-deluxe 3/7/2009 11:04:22 AM

Spectacular PP work, Allen! Super image & title! #7255165

Stephanie Laird level-deluxe 3/7/2009 12:18:41 PM


Dale Hardin 3/7/2009 5:14:43 PM

Very nicely done Allen. The effect works perfectly. #7256179

Wm Nosal 3/10/2009 5:11:50 PM

WOW! Great Image #7268740

A P 3/10/2009 7:38:52 PM

AMAZING Allen. Just A-W-E-S-O-M-E!!! #7269256

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 3/11/2009 6:05:30 AM


Linda L. Ruiz 3/13/2009 9:39:57 PM

A+++++ #7282205

Glenn E. Traver level-deluxe 3/17/2009 7:31:21 PM

Beautiful original work Allen, very nicely done. ~ GT #7297144

Phil Stith level-deluxe 4/7/2009 7:10:41 AM

Just spotted this on EP, Allen. Terrific creativity. Hope we see this one again! #7381495

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 4/22/2009 1:31:55 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Allen!!! #7432842

Sabrina Ryan level-deluxe 4/22/2009 2:56:44 PM

Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Allen! #7433672

Phil Stith level-deluxe 4/22/2009 4:35:57 PM

I kinda' thought this would make finalist. Congratulations on a terrific image! #7434569

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 4/22/2009 8:16:26 PM

This is very cool Allen!!! Cognratualtions!! #7436274

A P level-deluxe 4/22/2009 8:22:16 PM

Want to see this in the winners circle. I just love it and this time it goes into my favorite folder. Congratz again Allen #7436315

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe 4/22/2009 9:46:53 PM

I'm so glad to see this one again Allen!! Huge congratulations!!! I want to see a gold button under it next!!! #7436779

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 4/22/2009 11:24:24 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on another stunning Finalist, Alan.

Usman. #7437232

Tommy E. Burgess 4/23/2009 12:31:26 AM

Congratulations on another outstanding finalist Allen!! #7437452

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/23/2009 5:02:18 AM

Fantastic Allen, CONGRATULATIONS! #7438513

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 4/23/2009 6:10:02 AM

Big, wonderful congratulations, Allen! #7438795

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 4/23/2009 6:10:39 AM

Big, wonderful congratulations, Allen! #7438797

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 4/23/2009 11:00:44 AM

Wow, what a concept--and execution! This deserves to go all the way. Big congrats, Allen! #7440437

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 4/23/2009 4:09:30 PM

Congrats Allen on this Exellent Finalist!! Jeff #7441545

Janet Daniel level-deluxe 4/25/2009 1:12:33 PM

A big congratulations, Allen! #7449052

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 4/27/2009 4:52:44 PM

YES!!! Congratulations on your well-deserved WIN, Allen! #7457721

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/27/2009 5:06:30 PM

Yea! CONGRATULATIONS, Allen! #7457833

Debra R. Harder 4/27/2009 5:34:10 PM


Mary Beth Aiello level-deluxe 4/27/2009 5:38:15 PM

Outstanding, Allen. Huge congratulations on this spectacular winner. #7458000

A P 4/27/2009 8:10:04 PM

Picture perfect Allen CONGRATULATIONS on your win!! So glad this made it threw. I just really love it Allen #7458766

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe 4/27/2009 8:55:42 PM

AWESOME!!!! Huge congratulations on this fantastic winner, Allan!! I'm so glad we got to see this one again!!! #7458900

Alex T. Mizuno level-deluxe 4/27/2009 9:14:41 PM

Great creation Allen! Congratulations on your win!!! #7458963

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 4/27/2009 11:53:31 PM

Awesome image, Allen!! Big congratulations on this beautiful win! #7459178

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 4/28/2009 2:54:47 AM

A big congrats Allen. Well deserved! #7459611

Laurie Daily level-deluxe 4/28/2009 4:09:40 AM

A big congratulations on your beautiful winner very cool!!

Elida Gutierrez level-deluxe 4/28/2009 7:41:26 AM


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Sorry!!! #7461367

Jennifer L. Alder level-deluxe 4/28/2009 4:14:29 PM

Huge congrats, Allen!! A lovely win :) #7462422

Sabrina Ryan level-deluxe 4/28/2009 6:43:52 PM

*CONGRATULATIONS* on your Awesome winning photo, Allen! #7462816

Datha Y. Thompson level-deluxe 4/28/2009 6:47:35 PM

Congratulations on the GOLD Allen!! This is so creative/unique/Beautiful and AWESOME work :)) WTG #7462831

Pat Gamwell level-deluxe 4/29/2009 1:14:43 PM

OMGoodness! How could I have missed THIS ONE the 1st time around? Brilliant art piece and well deserved winner, Allen! #7465476

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 4/29/2009 2:26:37 PM

Great work.Congratulations. #7465670

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 4/29/2009 3:30:05 PM

Very creative Allen, congratulations on your win! #7465783

Glenn E. Traver level-deluxe 5/1/2009 12:40:26 AM

Congratulation on this Winning Photo Allen, very well done ! ~ GT #7471115

Linda Blair level-deluxe 5/2/2009 5:41:26 AM

Awesome.....congratulations!!!!!! #7475912

Dominick M. Dimacale level-deluxe 5/20/2009 1:55:38 AM

Congratulations Allen on your Win!!!

Dominick #7538979

Dianna Murphy 5/26/2009 6:03:13 PM

Congratulations! #7563067

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe 7/4/2009 1:26:07 PM

Allen, you have a wonderful gallery. I love the cars, but I especially love the airplanes...the b-17 & the T-6 w/osprey, "War Birds"...very creative...but I also love music....this one is outstanding, obviously, it took a well deserved is terrific....It could be an album cover....Best regards, #7704287

Darlene Kiener level-deluxe 10/7/2009 10:49:48 PM

Allen - I am so glad I looked back through your gallery. What an awesome image. Belated congratulations on the win. Truly an inspired work. #8017871

Rod Partington level-deluxe 7/6/2010 3:41:45 PM

Amazing image Allen!
Love your gallery! #8738698

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 8/18/2010 6:09:53 AM

Very cool work, Allen! #8845456

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The inspiration for this was the new CD, "Into The Blue", by Nicholas Payton. I simply took a photo from my "Clouds" album and layered a photo of Nicholas Payton taken at the San Jose Jazz Concert. I chose Overlay and used a soft eraser to blend him in with the clouds.

Uploaded on 3/1/2009 11:57:05 AM

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Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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