The Duel

Uploaded: May 05, 2017 | Entered: May 05, 2017 17:26:15


For the PG101 "Fencing (either meaning)" Theme.

Comments welcome and appreciated!


Michele Peterson level-classic May 05, 2017

This is fantastic, Mike! A great take on the theme with this creative and highly detailed image! #1685641

Michael Umbreit May 06, 2017

Thanks Michele! #11592103

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic May 06, 2017

What fun!! #11592157

Terry A. Stoa May 06, 2017

Yes, this is very creative, Mike! It's fun to hone those Photoshop skills - never a waste of time! #11592226

Michael Umbreit May 06, 2017

Thanks Melinda and Terry! Yes, it was a fun image to work on. I agree that it is always good to hone my PS skills, especially since I had become a little rusty. #11592298

Christine Czernin level-classic May 07, 2017

Congratulations on your win, Mike. Excellent capture. #11592374

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 07, 2017

Congratz Mike. Terrific detail and DD work. #11592381

Bob Cournoyer level-classic May 07, 2017

Congratulations, Mike, on your well thought out, well executed, theme win... :-)

Michele Peterson level-classic May 07, 2017

Congratulations on the theme win, Mike! #11592469

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic May 07, 2017

Congrats on the Theme win! #11592536

Michael Umbreit May 07, 2017

Thanks so much for the very kind comments! I had a picture in my mind for this theme and I was glad that I managed to create something that was at least close to what I imagined. :-) #11592550

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