Uploaded: January 29, 2004 18:05:34


Painting with light, using a mag lite flash light, 100mm macro lens and a 30second exposure. Move the light around to create the effects, lingering longer in areas I wanted more brightly lit like the end of the brush. Custom white balance used to achieve the tonal adjustments. Very little post processing (some spot removal and sharpening) Everything else as shot.


January 29, 2004

Fantastic !! #92498

Alisha May Furbish January 29, 2004

OK- where do I start? This is great- the idea, the process, the result! It's also great that you explained what you did- I love it! #353483

Kevin Nugent level-classic January 29, 2004

Awesome! #353578

Kristen McKain January 30, 2004

Love it! #353683

Darren Smith January 30, 2004

Good work Gordon, this is a fine image #354356

Jean Papo February 12, 2004

WONDERFUL, Gordon! And, thanks so much for sharing how you achieved this! Great work! #374001

Robert Mann level-classic February 15, 2004

This great, Gordon! Congrats again on your Challenge win with this! Congrats on your finalist selection and good luck in the finals! RoB (banmorn) #377741

Arthur Rosch February 15, 2004

This is one of those 'why didn't I think of that' photos. But you don't
'think' when inspiration comes, it
just happens, and it happened to you.
Then, of course, comes the painstaking
execution of the idea. I love this.

Art #377795

Evy Johansen level-classic February 15, 2004

Wow - this is really a cool shot, Gordon! Many congratulations, well derserved! #378022

Alisha May Furbish February 15, 2004

So glad to see this again- congratulations!!! #379552

Jean Papo February 15, 2004

Congratulations, Gordon! WELL DESERVED and GOOD LUCK WITH IT!!!!! #379932

Robin L. Wehrman February 16, 2004

Congratulations, Gorden! #381009

Ellen Peach level-classic February 16, 2004

Outstanding work, Gordon....congrats, this should do well in the finals! #381604

February 16, 2004

I have a bad memory but is hard to forget this great shot from dpchallenge. I hope you win here also, though in these open competitions the competion is tough. #382083

Kristen McKain February 17, 2004

congrats! #382556

Jean Papo February 17, 2004

Congratulations, Gorden, on your most well deserved win!!!! Yay!!!! #383140

Warren Ishii February 17, 2004

Congratulations Gordon #383240

Janice Forrest February 17, 2004

Excellent creation. Congratulations. #383460

Susana Matos February 17, 2004

Congratulations, great photo!
Cheers from Portugal,Su #383531

Alisha May Furbish February 17, 2004

A big congrats to you- one of my favorites!!!:) #383725

Evy Johansen level-classic February 17, 2004

Many congratulations on your win! Very well deserved! #384171

Ray Javier February 18, 2004

Congrats on the win, well deserved... keep it up! #385622

Zak D. Larabee March 09, 2004

Congratulations on the win!!! I love your photo!! It's BEAUTIFUL!! #415865

Nancy Grace Chen December 13, 2004

I know I'm a little late here, but I had to stop by and say... this is a beautiful photo. SO artistic, and you got the technicals perfectly. An inspiration.

Nancy #970323

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