Christina N. Seuser 4/10/2009 12:10:11 AM

Beautiful result, Les. I love the soft colors! #1111552

Natasa Mikuz 4/10/2009 12:17:55 AM

I like this, Les! It looks like an old painting. #7390218

Bandar Aljahmi 4/10/2009 12:46:04 AM

Beautiful work! #7390256

Dominick M. Dimacale 4/10/2009 12:57:53 AM

Amazing image and work, Les. #7390289

Susan M. Hembree 4/10/2009 3:47:52 AM

Really lovely work, Les. #7390468

Michelle Alton 4/10/2009 4:10:59 AM

Brilliant work, Les. #7390545

Jane Holestine 4/10/2009 5:25:51 AM

Another stunning image, Les. Fantastic work in all areas. #7390698

Jessica Jenney 4/10/2009 5:44:22 AM

Fantastic painterly image, Les! #7390770

Mary Beth Aiello 4/10/2009 7:21:36 AM

Outstanding work, Les. #7391209

Jean E. Hildebrant 4/10/2009 7:39:25 AM

Love these painged images of Venice,Les! Gorgeous! #7391283

Michelle L. Frick 4/10/2009 10:34:36 AM

Beautiful Les!! #7391794

Jennifer L. Alder 4/10/2009 1:39:43 PM

A masterpiece :) #7392176

Remi Trepanier 4/21/2009 5:12:58 PM

OUtstanding capture and effect@!!! #7428857

Mick Burkey 4/23/2009 2:57:01 PM

Stunning work, Les. The soft tones, paint effect and texture all work so well. Really a beautiful work of art! #7441339

Nikki McDonald 11/29/2009 7:28:19 AM

Beautiful scene, beautifully treated, Les. I would love to see some of your "painted" Venice images printed on canvas. #8177103

Usman M. Bajwa 11/30/2009 8:55:12 PM

A beautiful piece of art, Les!

UB. #8180841

Datha Y. Thompson 12/1/2009 9:25:10 PM

One of your MANY and ever-growing OUTSTANDING/GORGEOUS/BRILLIANT works Les!! LOVE IT!! :0) #8183783

Nikki McDonald 12/7/2009 7:35:59 PM

This is my other pick for fav frm your November entries, Les. The scene is classic for a reason and you have captured it very well. The artwork is over the top. Beautiful. #8199687

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/8/2009 8:59:03 PM

Amazingly beautiful Les, great effects on this artistic capture! #8202393

Nikki McDonald 12/15/2009 4:57:55 PM

Superb finalist, Les. Really hope it goes on -- it deserves to. Congratulations.l #8219340

Karen E. Baumann 12/15/2009 6:07:12 PM

Wonderful effects! The lighting is great, as are the colors and the comp. Congratulations on this very fine finalist, Les! #8219840

Michael Umbreit 12/15/2009 7:03:33 PM

Les - Congratulations on your finalist! Nice shot and treatment! - Mike #8220149

Michelle L. Frick 12/15/2009 9:13:44 PM

I remember seeing this the first time around and LOVING it! I've always wanted to visit Venice! This is GORGEOUS! So happy to see it get the recognition it deserves! Congratulations again! #8220843

Katarina Mansson 12/16/2009 3:41:44 AM

Congratulations on your finalists this month Les! This one will turn golden soon I am sure... #8221829

Michelle Alton 12/16/2009 4:13:36 AM

Spectacular work, Les. Congratulations on all of your November Finalists! #8221963

Mitch Spence 12/16/2009 5:56:38 AM

Excellent, Les. Congratulations to you. #8222352

Becky J. Parkinson 12/16/2009 6:28:36 AM

So pretty and romantic looking, Les!! Congratulations on the finalist and good luck going forward! #8222518

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 12/16/2009 9:07:39 AM

Wonderful work, Les! Congratulations!! #8223127

Erika Haight 12/16/2009 11:58:58 AM

Brilliant~! NOW LETS SEE THAT 1st Place WIN!!! ;) #8223640

Teri Klinger 12/16/2009 1:51:28 PM

wonderful! yes! I can see it as a print above my couch!! congrats #8223937

Ken Smith 12/16/2009 5:12:57 PM

Venice is certainly a scenic place. Congrats again, Les! #8224577

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/16/2009 6:37:13 PM

Truly remarkable, congratulations on your finalist! Outstanding work! #8224886

Sharon Sawyer 12/16/2009 11:03:32 PM

Les, congratulations on another fantastic finalist!!! #8225486

Bojan Bencic 12/17/2009 1:47:14 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Les. #8227244

Kara L. Hendricks 12/22/2009 9:26:05 PM

Congratulations Les on this gorgeous finalist and on your 101 win!! #8240783

Susan M. Hembree 12/23/2009 1:50:44 AM

Congratulations Les on being Photogroup 101's November Favorite! #8240996

Christopher Budny 1/20/2010 4:15:58 AM

And congrats on being featured in the Digital Darkroom newsletter, with this beautiful creation! #8314983

Jennifer L. Alder 1/20/2010 6:48:53 AM

Congrats on this gorgeous DDR Feature, Les! Love it. :) #8315463

Judy A. Lawhon 1/20/2010 7:32:14 AM

This is really beautiful, Les! Your composition is outstanding and your DD work is fantastic!! #8315582

Loan Tran 1/20/2010 8:02:36 AM

Wow, it is gorgeous, love the painterly effect you used. #8315643

Dianna Murphy 1/20/2010 9:55:26 AM

Congratulations on your feature in Digitial Darkroom. #8315892

Cesar J. La Rosa 1/20/2010 7:14:12 PM

Congratulations on your being featured in the Digital Darkroom Newsletter, Les!!! A very well-deserved recognition indeed.
Cesar #8317439

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/21/2010 12:32:29 PM

A gorgeous Digital Darkroom feature Les! Congratulations! #8319322

Mary K. Robison 3/8/2010 7:21:40 PM

Belated Congratulations on this true work of art being selected for the Digital Darkroom newsletter in January. #8441466

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Venice, Italy
Created from an original unmodified photograph using Corel Painter Essentials
All post production finished with Corel Paint Shop Pro using texture layers
Resub: November 11, 2009

Category: DD

Uploaded on 4/10/2009 12:06:58 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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