Place des Vosges

© Mick Burkey

Place des Vosges

Uploaded: November 25, 2005


Paris, France

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Carla Freitas November 26, 2005

Another breathtaking picture, I can see this one framed over my mantle!!!
I love the hues and tones, and the light is amazing!!!! #350186

Sandra Freyler November 27, 2005

Outstanding shot! Beautiful effects! Definately a work of art! :) #2128774

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 29, 2005

Nice capture Mick. Love the paint effect you used. #2135401

Mick Burkey November 29, 2005

Thank you Carla, Sandra and Kay for your inspiring reactions. I am truly touched by your attention to my gallery and appreciation of this piece.

Carla, the greatest compliment, I think, is for someone to want your work in their home and in their life. Thank you so much for that. #2136394

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe December 06, 2005

This is a beautiful scene and the painting effect looks like...real paint, Mick!:) Well done!!! #2160631

Mick Burkey December 10, 2005

Jim, thanks for your good words. Glad you like the effect here. #2172043

Kay Beausoleil January 21, 2006

Great image and wonderful use of effects -- congratulations, Mick, on your finalist! #2317901

Sandra Freyler January 21, 2006

Congratulations Mick! Well deserved! :) #2318072

Mick Burkey January 22, 2006

Kay and Sandra, thank you so much for your encouragement. Greatly appreciate your notice of this work.

And Kay, you have some wonderful pictures in your gallery - and a few awards as well, I see. Beautiful work.

Sandra, your input is always a boost. Thanks again. #2322531

Chris Budny level-deluxe January 24, 2006

This is just a beautiful image! I love the painterly effects here, and I agree; looks ready-to-frame, for mantle display. Well done, and congratulations! #2330580

Goshka G. January 24, 2006

Congrats on this beautiful 'painting,' Mick!! #2331030

Kay Beausoleil January 24, 2006

Congratulations again, Mick, this time for your well-deserved First Prize win! #2331032

Chris Budny level-deluxe January 24, 2006

Wow... My first comment above, was still at the Finalist level... congrats on advancing! #2331058

Terrill Province January 24, 2006

Gosh, I wish that I could do this! You could sell this one over and over in a gallery. Big Congratulations and wish you more of the same. #2331717

Anita Taylor January 24, 2006

Very beautiful and beautifully enhanced in PS. Congratulations! #2333869

Jill Flynn January 24, 2006

This is so beautiful. Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN Mick! #2334096

KHAWLA Haddad January 24, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful 1st place win!! #2334135

Gustavo Márquez January 24, 2006

Good work Mick, Congratulations! #2334407

Renee Doyle January 24, 2006

Fabulous work - Congratulations Mick!!!!

Mary Clarke January 25, 2006

Many congratulations Mick, super image #2334954

Donna W. Neal January 25, 2006

Congratulations on this fine winner Mick #2335204

Mick Burkey January 25, 2006

Thank you all. I felt great just being a finalist. Given the competition, winning is a fantastic honor. Working on these pictures is great fun and being part of the community is its own reward. Thanks again to you all and all the contestants. #2337020

Monika Sapek January 25, 2006

Love the painterly effect here! Many congratulations on your First Place Win, Mick!

Mick Burkey January 26, 2006

Many thanks, Monika. And thank you for stopping by. Congratulations to you, too, for the BIG win! Beautiful picture. #2341405

Keith L. Clayton January 27, 2006

Gorgeous image - Well done and many congrats!! #2345457

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe January 29, 2006

A big congratulations on this excellent winning image, Mick!:) #2354212

Mick Burkey January 30, 2006

Thanks much, Jim & Keith. And thanks for stopping by to comment! #2357822

Cathy M. Gromball February 13, 2006

Congratulations on your First Place win, Mick!

Cathy :) #2414553

Mick Burkey February 21, 2006

Thank you, Cathy! #2447952

Mick Burkey February 21, 2006

Thank you, Cathy! #2447953

Susan T. Evans level-classic February 21, 2006

Congrats Mick on this first place winner, I would love to know what you did here. #2450857

Mick Burkey February 22, 2006

Thank you, Susan.
After adjustment of levels and curves in Photoshop, I used Corel Painter Essentials 3 to "paint" in the effect. I tested a few different paint programs and found this one to work best for me.

BTW, love your work! And thanks for asking about this piece.

Endre Balogh level-deluxe February 22, 2006

Hi, Mick. Thanks for your comment on my finalist photo and on my website. That prompted me to go visit yours and I was delighted to see that you had shot this wonderful photo. I remember it well from when I first saw it after it took 1st place. Well deserved! It's a real work of art as are all your other photos. Congratulations.
All the best,
Endre #2454129

Jill Odice level-classic February 25, 2006

Congrats!!! I see why this won:-) Beautiful work! #2466417

Mick Burkey February 27, 2006

Thank you Endre and Jill! And thank you for visiting my gallery. #2476867

Stephen Zacker July 27, 2006

Your gallery is outstanding, as is this image. A belated Congratulations #3088531

Karen Slagle July 28, 2006

Awesome piece of work and so deserving of a first place win. This reminds me of some old paintings from long ago, in Europe perhaps. You have a very nice gallery full of beautiful images and I will be back to visit again. Thank you, Mick, for taking the time to look and comment on my second place win. #3096413

Susie Peek-Swint October 28, 2006

Another awesome image Mick ~ I love the painterly effect.. you seem to have mastered it so well.. belated congrats again ~ well done! #3515271

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett February 26, 2007

Terrific capture, Mick ... love the colors and painterly effects ... steve #3998531

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett February 26, 2007

Terrific capture, Mick ... love the colors and painterly effects ... steve #3998532

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett February 26, 2007

Whoops, Forgot ... Congratulations on this wonderful 1st place win Mick .... Way-to-go!!!! steve #3998535

June 21, 2007

Congratulations...this is beautiful. This takes me back #4421515

Michael Khoury August 21, 2007

reminiscent of Corot
mk #4676792

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett November 13, 2007

WOW, Mick, this is absolutly stunning ... Congrats on your first place award ...

................... steve #5068752

Alex T. Mizuno March 31, 2008

Very impressive work, Mick! It's really like a classic paingting. Grand comp and lighting is gorgeous!! Congratulations on the glorious winning!! #5725160

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