Rialto Classico

© Les Rhoades

Rialto Classico

Tiia Vissak 4/9/2009 1:36:05 AM

beautifully done! #1111137

Dr Silly 4/9/2009 1:37:30 AM

Awesome job. :O) #7387400

Bandar Aljahmi 4/9/2009 2:19:06 AM

Wonderful work Les! #7387466

Michelle Alton 4/9/2009 2:19:09 AM

Brilliant DD work, Les. Definitely looks like an old oil painting. #7387468

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 4/9/2009 2:43:50 AM

Winner! #7387524

Randy D. Dinkins 4/9/2009 3:10:07 AM

Another beautiful painting by the famous Italian painter, Les Rhoades :-) - Winner in my book, great job! #7387567

Usman M. Bajwa 4/9/2009 3:57:32 AM

What an absolute beauty, Les. This is amazing and hope to see this GOLDEN!

Usman. #7387642

Dominick M. Dimacale 4/9/2009 4:20:58 AM

Lovely image and work here, Les.

Dominick #7387720

Jane Holestine 4/9/2009 4:42:40 AM

Are you sure you didn't slip this off the walls of an art gallery? Beautiful!
I expect to see this again. #7387817

Nikki McDonald 4/9/2009 6:04:11 AM

I'm with Jane and Randy and everyone else - you have perfected this painter technique and this classic Venice scene lends itself to the treatment perfectly. Love the light and tones here. #7388039

Judy V. Kennamer 4/9/2009 6:31:05 AM

Totally gorgeous Les! Perfect photo - perfect effects! #7388132

Lisa J. Boulden 4/9/2009 6:44:00 AM

Definitely gallery material!

humbled, lisa

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/9/2009 6:47:50 AM

Absolutely gorgeous! Surely a winner Les

jo ann c. #7388235

Datha Y. Thompson 4/9/2009 7:04:02 AM

W O W ! ! ! I agree with all of the above!! Brilliant and a sure WINNER!!! Straight to my FAVS!!!! :0) #7388283

Corinne M. Thompson 4/9/2009 8:18:28 AM

Absolutely fantastic Les! #7388434

Elida Gutierrez 4/9/2009 9:40:58 AM

Wonderful work, IS SO BEAUTIFUL!!! #7388646

JudyAnn Rector 4/9/2009 3:40:14 PM

Gorgeous as well as wonderfully creative, Les. #7389420

Jean E. Hildebrant 4/9/2009 3:43:19 PM

Awww, Venice! I am so envious, lol
Gorgeous, Les, love the painter work! #7389432

Susan Fox 4/9/2009 5:41:20 PM

Looks like an old master work of art. Wonderfully done Les!!!!!!! #7389725

Michelle L. Frick 4/9/2009 8:05:04 PM

Wow Les - this is incredible - it really does look like a painting! You always impress me! #7389972

Jennifer L. Alder 4/10/2009 1:41:09 PM

Into my favs.
I am so happy I stopped by your gallery. Lots of fabulous stuff. :) #7392185

Debra R. Harder 4/15/2009 7:48:27 PM

This is brilliant work, Les! Also a favorite!! Deb #7409360

Pat Gamwell 5/26/2009 1:50:45 PM

Uh huh, uh huh..I like it, I like it!
Superb work! Congrats again! #7560090

Jennifer L. Alder 5/26/2009 1:50:51 PM

Big congrats and good luck in the next round, Les. :) #7560092

Lynne Morris 5/26/2009 2:28:25 PM

Congratulations again Les, good luck in the next round. #7560760

Stefania Barbier 5/26/2009 2:42:53 PM

congratulations Les!!! #7560926

Nikki McDonald 5/26/2009 3:15:43 PM

Hey, guy, this is the third one I've seen (didn't stop at the other two but I'll go back :) ). Guess you are back! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round. #7561373

Renee Doyle 5/26/2009 3:57:31 PM

Awesome work!! Congratulations once again Les! #7561831

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/26/2009 4:15:02 PM

A work of ART Les! Congratulations on your finalist! Love this! #7561984

Judy V. Kennamer 5/26/2009 5:49:39 PM

Wonderful Les!!! Congrats!! #7562914

Ken Smith 5/26/2009 6:26:24 PM

You had a great month, Les. Congrats again! #7563232

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 5/26/2009 7:14:47 PM

Beautiful work, Les! Congratulations! #7563465

Dianna Murphy 5/26/2009 7:41:02 PM

Congratulations! Beautiful finalist. #7563703

Usman M. Bajwa 5/27/2009 1:19:49 AM

I am still hoping to see it get golden, Les. CONGRATS.

Usman. #7564894

Katarina Mansson 5/27/2009 3:33:42 AM

Classic but extraordinarily presented here; congratulations Les! #7565347

Daniella Puente 5/27/2009 9:25:54 AM

Les this is fantastic!!! BIG CONGRATS on your finalist, all of them gorgeous photos (just for me this is special) :))) #7567037

Susan M. Hembree 5/27/2009 2:09:31 PM

This is a definite work of art, Les! Gorgeous! Another winner! Congratulations on the finalist! #7568070

Sam Britt 5/27/2009 3:28:54 PM

Congratulations again, Les! #7568480

Sherry McClead 5/28/2009 6:42:24 AM

Congratulations Les on your finalist... awesome image... WTG!!

Sherrybear #7571005

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/28/2009 11:56:53 AM

A superb photograph Les! Congratulations on your win! #7572142

Bob Cournoyer 5/28/2009 12:02:14 PM

Congratulations on your win, Les!! #7572163

Lynne Morris 5/28/2009 12:21:13 PM

Huge Congratulations on your beautiful winner Les. #7572267

Stefania Barbier 5/28/2009 12:22:03 PM

spectacular, congratulations on your winner Les!!!! #7572274

Sherry McClead 5/28/2009 12:22:08 PM


Sherrybear #7572277

Ken Smith 5/28/2009 2:01:23 PM

Congrats, Les..very well deserved!! #7572832

Gail Vitikacs 5/28/2009 3:50:48 PM

Stunning win! Congratulations! #7573139

Toni Riggs 5/28/2009 4:09:05 PM

Beautiful, congrats! #7573202

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/28/2009 4:30:53 PM

Congrats Les!!!! What an awesome WIN!

jo ann c. #7573325

Tarun Bose 5/28/2009 4:55:23 PM

Congrats Les, for your winner. #7573463

Colleen Farrell 5/28/2009 5:02:44 PM

Absolutely brilliant, Les!! Congrats on your win! #7573512

Cheryl E. Molennor 5/28/2009 5:11:54 PM

Congratulations on this great finalist #7573570

Cheryl E. Molennor 5/28/2009 6:07:52 PM

Congratulations on this amazing winner! #7573795

Renee Doyle 5/28/2009 7:51:29 PM

Big congrats Les!! #7574155

A P 5/28/2009 9:22:36 PM

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7574367

Usman M. Bajwa 5/29/2009 2:27:21 AM


Usman. #7575089

Angie Sidles 5/29/2009 6:16:02 AM

I just adore your work and this is one place I have always dreamed of visiting! You have captured it beautifully! Big congrats on your win!! :) #7576031

Leslie McLain 5/29/2009 7:48:16 AM

Congrats on your beautiful winner. Amazing use of effects. #7576252

Debra R. Harder 5/29/2009 10:10:17 AM

This is so amazing, Les! Huge congratulations on your superb GOLD WINNER! Deb #7576674

JudyAnn Rector 5/29/2009 2:25:48 PM

I am SO glad your image won, Les, I loved it from the moment I saw it! CONGRATULATIONS!! :)) JudyAnn #7577253

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/31/2009 2:22:45 PM

Amazing and beautiful! Congrats!! #7582620

Sharon Sawyer 5/31/2009 6:01:03 PM

Les, congratulations on your amazing winner!!! #7583032

Datha Y. Thompson 6/1/2009 8:58:00 AM

Congratulations Les!! Exceptional work as always!! WTG :0) #7585219

Linda Blair 6/1/2009 10:13:49 AM

Gorgeous....congratulations again!!!!!! #7585576

Mary Beth Aiello 6/2/2009 1:11:00 PM

Amazing work, Les. Huge congrats on this outstanding winner. #7589916

Cesar J. La Rosa 6/17/2009 5:40:39 AM

This Wonderful photograph really deserves the Winner batch it was awarded and I'm happy now to see it featured in the Digital Darkroom Newsletter. Excellent work, Les!!!
Cesar #7639553

Jennifer L. Alder 6/17/2009 12:43:44 PM

A stellar image to feature in the DD Newsletter. Congrats, LES! #7640708

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/17/2009 1:45:54 PM

Congratulations on your Digital Darkroom feature Les! This is truly beautiful! #7640843

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/17/2009 1:59:15 AM

Congratulations Les on your Win!!!!

Dominick #7747856

Stacy Lankford 1/9/2010 9:46:14 PM

Beautiful image! #8285327

Julianne Bradford 1/22/2010 9:31:13 AM

A masterpiece in digital darkroom Les! WTG! #8321450

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Created from an original Venice photograph = no elements added or moved
Base image painted with Corel Painter Essentials 4
Two top texture layers added with adjusted opacity and adjustments
Using Tiffen Dfx plug-in; the merged image was treated with corner vignette darkness
The merging of layers and adjustments were done with Corel Paint Shop Pro
Category: DD

Uploaded on 4/9/2009 12:54:44 AM

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