The Dark Side

© David M. Montero

The Dark Side

Uploaded: June 03, 2012


Robert R. Goodman level-addict June 03, 2012

Hi Dave,My friend you alway most beautiful detail and clarity.Amazing capture!!! #1466920

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe June 03, 2012

Fantastic detail and pov, Dave! Looks awesome! where's Obi Wan(sp), when you need him!! lol #10167020

Terry Cervi level-classic June 03, 2012

Your still life work is impeccable, Monte'!! Fantastic work! #10167107

Anita Hogue June 03, 2012

Awesome Dave! Love your lighting and details! #10167179

Tammy Espino June 03, 2012

Outstanding colors, details and capture in this composition :) #10167240

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 03, 2012

You do the best still life's, Dave. Stunning capture and light. #10167313

Rony Sagy June 03, 2012

Beautiful work, Dave. Amazing use of light. #10167407

Robert K. Bemus level-classic June 03, 2012

Yummy color and detail, Dave!! #10167423

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe June 03, 2012

Love your composition, lighting, colors and perfect detail, Dave! #10167436

Debbie Bray June 04, 2012

ANOTHER WINNER, Dave!! I would just love to be able to do still lifes just like you, but I don't have the imagination!! Beautiful work, once again!! #10167496

Danny B. Head level-deluxe June 04, 2012

Great detail...nice colors! #10167756

Don Christiana June 04, 2012

Superb comp and detail. Dave, your images are inspiring. Looks like a winner to me. #10167987

Kathy Reeves June 04, 2012

Outstanding---your still life is the best!!!!! #10168296

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 04, 2012

Ohhhh Dae! This is sooo beautiful!

jo ann c. #10168328

Carol Eade level-addict June 04, 2012

Beautiful light and textures! #10168583

Lindley Johnson level-classic June 05, 2012

Wonderful light, tones, and textures, Dave. A terrific still life. #10169470

Dayna Cain level-classic June 06, 2012

A well thought out, creative, unique skillfully taken image. Perfection! #10170508

Yulianto Soeroso June 07, 2012

nice set color and pic #10171854

Jill Odice level-classic June 07, 2012

LOve the light, and all that amazingly sharp detail! Great macro shooting! #10171927

Lyn Darlington June 09, 2012

Wonderful composition, detail, clarity and lighting! #10173865

Connie J. Bagot June 10, 2012

What lovely light! It has been said but let me say it again....wonderful composition, detail and clarity! #10174861

Anthony G. Comella June 10, 2012

Superb work Dave!!! #10175111

Katherine Kuhn level-classic June 10, 2012

Great composition and beautiful light & detail! #10175199

Julianne Bradford June 11, 2012

Terrific "old master" work! Very Rembrandt #10176301

Yulianto Soeroso June 11, 2012

do detail and nice shadows #10176989

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 12, 2012

Please tell me you'll give lessons? Your still life images are always beautiful! #10177643

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic June 12, 2012

GORGEOUS Dave, just gorgeous!! #10178260

Karen Celella level-deluxe June 14, 2012

Outstanding still life work, Dave! #10179930

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 14, 2012

Great still life Dave, wonderful lighting. #10180358

Gerri R. Jones June 14, 2012

An extremely rich still life...beautiful work, Dave! #10180373

Julie Christiansen June 15, 2012

Outstanding. #10181034

Evy Johansen level-classic June 17, 2012

Fantastic capture!! Beautiful light and great details!! #10184261

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe June 19, 2012

The light and texture just come to life in this stellar image Dave. #10190568

Bill Houghton June 23, 2012

Dave, this is a beautiful still life. Outstanding job. Have a great weekend, Bill #10196976

Lorna Shutter July 04, 2012

Wow! Your still life images are incredible, Dave! The colour tones and soft lighting are so beautiful ... and your clarity, texture and detail are outstanding!!! Awesome capture and work! :) #10214100

Stephen Zacker July 09, 2012

It's all been said.. but I like it :-) #10221714

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 30, 2012

Congrats on another beautiful finalist, Dave. #10251052

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 30, 2012

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Dave! I expect all of yours to be finalists this month!

jo ann c. #10251836

Robert R. Goodman level-addict July 30, 2012

Hi Dave,WTG my friend.Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!!! #10251855

Don Christiana July 30, 2012

Dave, A HUGE CONGRATS on being a Finalist on yet another of your fantastic still life images. #10252536

Lyn Darlington July 30, 2012

Congrats on another amazing finalist! #10252793

Peggy Pfister level-classic July 30, 2012

Masterful use of the muted color palette. Congrats on a terrific finalist! #10252990

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 30, 2012

Fabulous lighting and staging - Congratulations on your finalist! #10253527

Mariann Kovats level-classic July 30, 2012

Outstanding lighting, tones and details. Congratulations on your fantastic finalist! #10253684

Debbie Bray July 31, 2012

Another superb image, Monte!! Winner for sure, and big congratulations on your well deserved finalist!! #10253958

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe July 31, 2012

What a wonderful composition and perfect lighting! Congratulations on this finalist! #10254323

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 31, 2012

Seriously... about those lessons? :) Congratulations on this beauty! #10255051

Rony Sagy July 31, 2012

Huge congrats on this fantastic Finalist, Dave. I look forward to seeing it again - with gold. #10255378

Terry Cervi level-classic July 31, 2012

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Monte'! #10255482

frank w. degenhardt level-classic July 31, 2012

You have taken still life to a whole new level. Congratulations on the Finalist my friend. #10255562

Phyllis H. Burchett July 31, 2012

Fantastic still life Dave, congrats! #10255913

Renee Doyle level-classic August 01, 2012

I'm with Chris ..... sign me up!!! Congratulations again Dave! #10258383

Carol Eade level-addict August 01, 2012

Fabulous still life, congratulations on your finalist! #10258772

Anita Hogue August 01, 2012

WOW;, just totally awesome!

You are the master of still photography!!

Congratulations on your finalist! #10258900

Christine Lobsinger level-classic August 04, 2012

Your choice of cloth and b/g are perfect compliements to these marvelous specimens Dave!!!
Outstanding presentation!!
Congrats to you on your Finalist...
Smiling Chris #10262493

Songbird Cline level-classic December 08, 2012

amazing clarity.. beautiful #10456174

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