Tall Ship At Sea

© Kristi A. Howson

Tall Ship At Sea

Kim Kleinschmidt level-classic 7/16/2009 8:27:06 AM

Gorgeous image, Kristi.
Beautiful colors, composition and treatments! #1154999

Jeff Robinson level-classic 7/16/2009 8:39:32 AM

Outstanding work Kristi - Nick will be proud! Jeff #7745345

Daniella Puente level-classic 7/16/2009 10:56:56 AM

WONDERFUL!!!! #7745772

Tarun Bose level-classic 7/16/2009 2:37:52 PM

Outstanding art work with excellent colours. Well done Kristi. #7746412

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 7/16/2009 3:26:23 PM

Wonderful work on this image, Kristi!:) #7746617

David Phalen level-classic 7/16/2009 6:34:32 PM

Terrific work Kristi!! #7747059

Ronald F. Fischer 7/18/2009 10:01:38 PM

Beautiful work of art! #7754018

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/19/2009 7:15:15 AM

Stunning effects, colors, and comp, Kristi. #7754932

Kristi A. Howson 7/19/2009 11:25:21 AM

Thanks so much Kim, Jeff, Daniella, Tarun, Jim, David, Ron & Leslie for your wonderful comments and support. I really do appreciate it much! #7755393

Agnes Fegan level-classic 7/23/2009 5:40:00 AM

Your image just caught my eye in the Editor's Picks...just beautiful Kristi! #7773706

Rebecca K. Lefferts level-classic 7/23/2009 9:18:03 AM

Very cool use of texture! Nice work. #7774641

Julianne Bradford level-classic 7/23/2009 9:41:02 AM

Looks like a masterpiece on oil to me Kristi! Wonderful use of texture! Did you enter this in DD? #7774733

Mark Dodge 8/4/2009 3:21:04 PM

This came out really nice, Kristi. It has quite a timeless appeal to it. The texture you used accentuates this very well. Nice work! #7816443

Debra R. Harder 8/17/2009 6:00:07 PM

This is FABULOUS, Kristi!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your superb finalist!!! Deb #7858888

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/17/2009 6:17:01 PM

Just beautiful, nice effects and texture, Congrats on your finalist! #7859050

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/17/2009 8:12:13 PM

This is absolutely STUNNING Kristi! Congratulations on your finalist! #7860083

Julianne Bradford 8/17/2009 8:50:50 PM

So glad to see this get a well deserved finalist award! WTG Kristi! #7860315

Stefania Barbier level-classic 8/18/2009 12:41:10 AM

huge congratulations on your SPECTACULAR finalist!!! #7860794

Nick Lagos level-classic 8/18/2009 4:47:07 AM

You did a great job with this matey...congrats and good luck #7861542

Colleen Farrell level-classic 8/18/2009 8:14:28 AM

This is gorgeous, Kristi! #7862720

Daniella Puente 8/18/2009 11:03:34 AM

Congrats Kristi, happy to see this again! #7863449

Renee Doyle level-classic 8/18/2009 4:25:24 PM

Congratulations Kristi on this outstanding finalist!! #7864550

Terry Cervi level-classic 8/18/2009 9:04:28 PM

Nick is a wonderfu friend and mentor, Kristi and he taught you well!! This is so beautiful!!! Congrats and good luck to you!! #7865380

Jeff Robinson level-classic 8/19/2009 4:25:32 AM

Congrats on your Finalist Kristi!! Jeff #7866541

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 8/19/2009 3:42:28 PM

Thanks so much everyone for all your wonderful comments and support. Also thanks to Nick for helping me out on this one. As Terry said, Nick is a wonderful friend and mentor. He has helped many to realize their photography dreams. Also thanks to the judges who saw this worthy of 2nd Place. I am really honored considering all the incredible photographers and photographs here at BP.

My daughter has just had a new baby, my first grandson, so I'll be heading up to Portland, OR for a couple of weeks.

Thanks again Everyone!!! #7868924

Renee Doyle level-classic 8/19/2009 4:00:08 PM

Awesome Kristi!!!!! Big congratulations on this excellent winner!!! #7869059

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 8/19/2009 4:43:04 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome Winner, Kristi! #7869315

Nick Lagos level-classic 8/19/2009 5:38:39 PM

Big congrats on winning the Gold Kristi...all that hard work paid off matey... #7869578

David Phalen level-classic 8/19/2009 5:39:18 PM

BIG Congrats on an outstanding Winner!! #7869583

Nadya Johnson 8/19/2009 6:16:45 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Kristi! #7869765

Ken Smith level-classic 8/19/2009 6:55:57 PM

Excellent work, Kristi! Congrats on the gold!! #7869863

Terry Cervi level-classic 8/19/2009 7:03:53 PM

Congrats on this excellent win, Kristi!! And congrats on the birth of your new grandchild! #7869890

Debra R. Harder 8/19/2009 8:23:43 PM

Brilliant image, Kristi!! CONGRATULATIONS on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!!! Deb #7870198

Stefania Barbier level-classic 8/20/2009 4:55:34 AM

HUGE congrats on your gorgeous winner!!! #7871169

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 8/20/2009 5:58:03 AM

Terrific work Kristi, congrats on your win! #7871423

Ruth Grimm level-classic 8/20/2009 7:27:31 AM

Great image, Kristi!! Congratulations! #7871757

Cyn Valentine level-classic 8/20/2009 7:29:21 AM

Congratulations Kristi..beautiful winner!! #7871761

Daniella Puente level-classic 8/20/2009 8:03:23 AM

BIG congrats on your winner Kristi :)))) #7871865

Leslie McLain level-classic 8/20/2009 10:57:33 AM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Kristi. #7872378

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 8/21/2009 7:28:50 PM

Yesssssss, CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible WINNER, Kristi!!! WTG!!! #7876104

Sam Britt level-classic 8/21/2009 8:01:31 PM

Congratulations on this winner, Kristi! #7876209

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/21/2009 9:30:34 PM

Congratulations on your win! You know I love this Kristi! #7876472

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 8/23/2009 6:14:32 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful capture and glad to see this getting GOLDEN, Kristi.

UB. #7879793

Sandra Anderson 8/23/2009 4:21:17 PM

A big Congratulations on this stunning image Kristi. #7881426

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 8/25/2009 7:55:52 PM

A superb win, Kristi! A real work of art. Huge congratualtions! #7887915

Susana Ms Heide 9/8/2009 7:16:11 PM

Beautiful image and skillful work! CONGRATS Kristi!! #7926997

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 11/15/2009 6:47:11 AM

Congratulations Kristi on your Win!!!

Dominick #8132783

Robert Jensen level-classic 1/9/2010 11:02:24 PM

Superb image making #8285376

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2nd Place - DA - July 2009. I used textures on blending layers in Photoshop for this. Thanks to my friend Nick Lagos for the beautiful texture files.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.50, ExposureTime: 1/750 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 280.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 7/16/2009 8:19:02 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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