Guiding Light

© Allen Hughes

Guiding Light

JoAnn L. McCleeary level-classic 4/3/2009 4:12:12 PM

Magnificent effects! #1108447

Arlene Krassner 4/3/2009 4:22:51 PM

Allen, very nice work on this. #7368825

A P 4/3/2009 4:32:47 PM

That is a lot of work Allen but you sure came up with a winner. Outstanding job, awesome result. #7368848

Julianna J. Collett 4/3/2009 5:01:33 PM

great work !!!Beaitiful #7368932

Clyde P. Smith 4/3/2009 5:27:41 PM

Well done Allen. #7369005

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 4/3/2009 5:47:07 PM

Great work. Beautiful image. #7369055

Kim Kleinschmidt level-classic 4/3/2009 6:16:34 PM

Wow Allen! What a fabulous otherworldly effect. #7369097

Bandar Aljahmi level-classic 4/3/2009 10:41:55 PM

It's great photo!
Excellent work and the result is perfect!
Well done!! #7369641

Michelle Alton level-classic 4/4/2009 3:41:57 AM

Wow...what a brilliant showcase for your talents and skills, Allen. This is phenomenal dd work. I make it a big winner. It SHOULD be! #7370114

Dianna Murphy level-classic 4/4/2009 5:40:44 PM

Beautiful work Allen! #7372245

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 4/9/2009 2:30:15 PM

This is just incredibly awesome, Allen!!! Wonderful DD work!!! :-) k #7389280

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 4/22/2009 5:47:00 AM

WOWIEEEeeeee!
Awesome creation here, Allen!
GREAT DD work!
~Lisa #7430854

Joanna Madloch 5/5/2009 6:50:15 PM

It's a real masterpiece, Allen. #7489604

A P 5/26/2009 2:11:52 PM


Congratulations Allen and I'm cheering for this outstanding capture to go...... ALL THE WAY!!! #7560535

Kim Kleinschmidt level-classic 5/26/2009 3:18:35 PM

Congratulations Allen on this outstanding finalist! Best of luck in the next round! #7561414

Debra R. Harder level-classic 5/26/2009 10:05:28 PM

This is truly magnificent, Allen! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! Deb #7564456

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 5/27/2009 1:16:39 AM

Beautiful Fx, Allen. Congrats.

Usman. #7564877

Kerry Hill level-classic 5/27/2009 1:43:02 AM

Huge Congratulations on this well deserved finalist, Allen!! #7565025

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 5/27/2009 3:06:58 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, truly impressive Allen! #7568334

Tiia Vissak level-classic 5/28/2009 12:29:37 PM

Congratulations! #7572345

Michelle Alton level-classic 5/28/2009 1:19:02 PM

Beautiful winner, Allen! #7572587

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 5/28/2009 1:30:26 PM

Congratulations Allen! #7572648

Toni Riggs 5/28/2009 4:09:38 PM

Wow, beautiful! Congrats! #7573207

Colleen Farrell level-classic 5/28/2009 5:03:54 PM

Wow, you are a DD master, Allen! This looks so realistic! Big congrats on your win! #7573516

A P 5/28/2009 9:23:54 PM

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7574375

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 5/29/2009 2:28:53 AM

CONGRATULATIONS.......on getting GOLDEN!!

Usman. #7575101

Debra R. Harder level-classic 5/29/2009 10:11:22 AM

This was GOLD ALL THE WAY!! CONGRATULATIONS, Allen, on your beautiful GOLD WINNER!! Deb #7576680

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 5/29/2009 2:28:02 PM

Very beautiful creation, Allen... CONGRATULATIONS!! #7577263

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 5/29/2009 9:29:41 PM

Beautiful lighting and effects-- congratulations on your Win, Allen!! #7578081

Darlene Kiener level-classic 5/29/2009 11:51:47 PM

Congratulations, Allen. Simply amazing. #7578312

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 6/2/2009 1:13:24 PM

Awesome work, Allen. Huge congrats on this outstanding winner. #7589931

Courtenay Vanderbilt 6/3/2009 1:13:41 PM

Fantastic creation Allen, CONGRATULATIONS! #7594013

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/9/2009 2:38:39 PM

Outstanding Allen, congratulations on your win! #7613627

Joann carrillo 6/14/2009 8:35:52 AM

I really enjoy your gallery. You do such great work in capturing your image and also in editing! #7628792

Cyndy Doty 6/17/2009 1:55:33 PM

Allen - what a marvelous image!!! The clouds are really great. Congratulations on your well deserved win! #7640870

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 7/17/2009 1:48:30 AM

Congratulations Allen your Win!!!!


Dominick #7747832

James Fike level-classic 10/4/2009 12:02:44 AM

This shot is absolutely stunning. I love the post on this. #8006033

Wanda B. Anderson level-classic 8/14/2010 2:14:21 PM

WOW!!! This one's a winner for sure! I missed Pigeon Pt, but sure will check it out next time. Stopped by Half Moon Bay for yummy clam chowder! #8833024

Joseph M. Muench level-classic 9/21/2010 6:33:14 AM

Great image, Allen.
Excellent creative vision and technique!
-Joe #8921519

Rudi Reiner level-classic 4/3/2012 12:29:23 PM

What a great find and perfect timing! #10073774

Dayna Cain level-classic 10/8/2012 11:33:46 AM

This is STUNNING! #10360642

Liz Bullock level-classic 8/17/2013 8:40:03 PM

Ditto, congrats on this beauty! #10811728

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Description

Digital Darkroom;
Pigeon Point Light House on the coast between Santa Cruz and Half Moon Bay.

In PS Elements 6; Layered one cloud shot over the light house photo and one cloud shot under it. Used various opacity soft edged erasers to blend the shots and burned in some highlights. Created a new layer for the light using the Transparent Pastel Angle Gradient as a soft light overlay. Reduced the opacity and erased away most of the effect. Brushed in the flare

Uploaded on 4/3/2009 4:09:27 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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