Flicker of Hope 2

© Lynn Haack

Flicker of Hope 2

Uploaded: April 02, 2007


Canon Powershot S3 PS applied

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William88 April 11, 2007

I like this awesome image. It's special. The artistic style and the tone are excellent. #636302

Ron Roberts April 14, 2007


Lynn Haack April 14, 2007

We seem to indeed...what is funny is your beautiful old truck photo (the crying guy) looks almost identical to a photo I took recently in Upper Michigan. That's what caught my eye! I am still trying to figure out how to photshop a couple of branches out. Lynn #4165515

Robert Baer April 14, 2007

really wonderful image. love the feeling evoked here!! #4165918

Gail Vitikacs level-classic April 18, 2007

This is OUTSTANDING Lynn! Love everything about it!!! #4184134

Lynn Haack April 19, 2007

Thank you so much Gail! You are so very kind to take the time to comment on this image. I really appreciate your encouragement very much! Lynn #4187250

Lynn Haack April 19, 2007

William...please forgive me for not thanking you sooner! I am still a "newbie" and sometimes get a little lost.You were the first person to comment on this photo and I truly apprecite your opinions and support on my "photographic journery!" Thank you very much for taking the time to visit and comment....Lynn #4187257

Lynn Haack April 19, 2007

Hi Justin...thank you so much for your kind and supportive comments! This helps me to understand where I may have "been lucky" enough to get a few things right. I am always very open to suggestions and critiques also...thanks again! Lynn #4187264

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 19, 2007

Fantastic composition and effects, Lynn! #4187265

Lynn Haack April 19, 2007

Hi Terry...thank you so much for your very kind and supportive comments! I just love the nostalgia of old trucks. I truly appreciate your visit! Lynn #4187360

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 19, 2007

Lynn, I love the work you did on this! I've played with those lens flares; they create a really neat look, in certain settings, and I think this is one of them! I also love the color cast you chose for this. #4187796

Lynn Haack April 19, 2007

Christopher, thank you so much for your kind words of encouragement. The PS lens flare was fun to play with! Lynn #4187806

Joerg Schlagheck April 21, 2007

Super image Lynn! Great work. #4194068

Lynn Haack April 21, 2007

Joerg....thank you so much for stopping by and commenting! I appreciate your encouragement and opinions very much! Lynn #4194085

Cassie L. Woodlee April 27, 2007

WOW this is awesome Lynn love it!! #4221299

Lynn Haack April 27, 2007

Hi Cassie! Thank you so much for stopping by and commenting on this photo! Your opinion means a lot to me!
Have a lovely week end....Lynn #4223062

Kate Jackson level-classic April 28, 2007

I love the lights that seem to be trying to shine through the fog. Fantastic composition and effects Lynne! #4223442

Lynn Haack April 28, 2007

Thank you so much Kate. The headlights are actually a flare filter I added later. I'm not sure if this old relic has as much "hope" for actually running again as this image implies! (lol) Thanks again...Lynn #4223939

Stephen Zacker May 21, 2007

Very cool effect. Nice work #4306884

Cassie L. Woodlee May 23, 2007

Congratulations Lynn!!! #4318965

Lynn Haack May 23, 2007

Thank you again Cassie...you make me feel so good! Lynn #4319079

William88 May 23, 2007

Hi Lynn, congratulations on your finalist. #4319248

Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 23, 2007

No surprise on this! CONGRATULATIONS Lynn! #4319251

Lynn Haack May 23, 2007

Thank you so much Stephen for taking the time to comment on this photo. You have a wonderful gallery...I enjoyed it very much! Your encouragement is very much appreciated. Thanks again...Lynn #4319305

Lynn Haack May 23, 2007

William and Gail...thank you so very much for your kind encouragement and support. It means so much to me. Lynn #4319330

Esther Smith May 23, 2007

Fantastic image Lynn! Congratulations on your finalist!! #4321331

Lynn Haack May 24, 2007

Esther...thank you so much! Lynn #4321932

Arlene Krassner May 24, 2007

I missed this. Congratulations on this one too Lynn. Great work. #4325906

Colleen Farrell May 24, 2007

Beautiful! I love the effects! Congratulations again, Lynn! #4326332

Esther Smith May 24, 2007

Congrats on your beautiful First Place Winner Lynn!! #4326938

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 25, 2007

Congratulation Lynn on your First Place win...Dominick #4327258

RC Fritz May 25, 2007

Great work. Congratulations Lynn on your First Place!! #4328274

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic May 25, 2007

WOW!! WOW!! WOW!! Congratulations on First Place Lynn! Very well-deserved! #4328359

Chris Budny level-deluxe May 25, 2007

Lynn, congratulations on the gold! I think this proves you're doing just fine with your gear!! #4328380

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic May 25, 2007

Lynn,Congratulations on your first place winner. #4328531

Lynn Haack May 25, 2007

Arlene, Colleen, Esther, Dominick, RC, Judy, Chris and Kay....Thank you all for your kind encouragement and support. You make my heart smile....and that is a wonderful gift to give. Lynn #4328692

Jeana Clark May 25, 2007


~Jeana~ #4329633

Patricia Ronan May 25, 2007

Congratulations on your First Place Win Lynn:) #4330001

Colleen Farrell May 25, 2007

First Place!! Way to go! Big congratulations, Lynn! #4330388

Connie J. Bagot May 25, 2007

Congratulations Lynn---fantastic image and well deserved win. #4330741

Cora Miller level-addict May 25, 2007

Your added effects really transformed this from ordinary to extraordinary. Congratulations on your win. #4330996

Janine Russell level-deluxe May 25, 2007

Lynn, great tones, composition and effects; BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your FIRST PLACE WIN! #4331092

Lynn Haack May 26, 2007

Jenna, Patricia, Colleen, Connie, Cora and Janine....thank you SO MUCH for your kind comments. I am humbled beyond belief by this unexpected award!
Thank you for your help and support. Lynn #4331839

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 26, 2007

Congratulations, Lynn on this spectacular first place winner! What an extraordinary image! #4332093

Lynn Haack May 26, 2007

Thank you very much Laurie! Lynn #4332099

Jenny Bosmans May 26, 2007

Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Lynn! :) #4333027

Susan M. Hembree level-classic May 26, 2007

Wonderful photo, Lynn! Congratulations on your First Place win! #4334298

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 26, 2007

Beautiful image..I love old cars too! #4334379

Lynn Haack May 26, 2007

Jenny, Susan and Shelly...I sincerely appreciate your kind and supportive comments and look forward to strolling through your galleries! Lynn #4334570

May 27, 2007

Wow! Great job Lynn!
Congratulatins on your win! #4335589

Lynn Haack May 27, 2007

Thank you very much Reine! Lynn

Peter R. Hammer May 27, 2007

Excellent Lynn. The photoprocessing is outstanding as is your imagination. You sure deserved the win. #4336707

Janet McNeil level-classic May 27, 2007

Congratulations on this win!! Great photo in every aspect (title too!!) #4337073

Karma Wilson May 27, 2007

Congrats on this! Gorgeous!

K... #4337761

Robert Baer May 28, 2007

congratulations for this fantastic win!!! #4338820

William88 May 29, 2007

Lynn, congratulations on your first place win! I am proud to be the first commenter of this photo. :D #4343276

Mick Burkey level-classic May 29, 2007

Congratulations on a very creative winning image, Lynn. Great tones and wonderful use of the lens flare. #4343904

Lynn Haack May 29, 2007

Peter, Janet, Karma, Justin, William and Mick - Thank you so much for taking the time to stop by and comment. Your opinions and support mean a great deal to me. Lynn #4344696

Keith L. Clayton May 30, 2007

I just love the effects you have in this image. This is sooooo nicely done. Many congrats on your very well deserved award. You have a real eye for subject matter, lighting, colors and composition. Great job! #4347972

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe May 30, 2007

Lynn, this is great. I really like the comp. and effects. The lens flare adds a very interesting aspect to it. Very creative. Well done and congrats on the first place win. Very well deserved. #4349232

Joannie Bertucci level-classic May 31, 2007

Lynn, I'm still trying to catch up with you winners! Sorry this is late but I want to congratulate you on a marvelous first place win! Very well deserved! You might want to call Stephen King and see if you could write a story around this truck...I know he could! #4349360

Lorri Shane June 05, 2007

Love the title. Nice work, Lynn. It's a fine image, very creative. Congratulations!!!! #4369577

Kate Jackson level-classic June 20, 2007

WOW Lynne I am so pleased you got this wonderful first place win! Outstanding picture! I only just saw it as I have been away and also am trying to catch up. #4417421

Patrick R. McMullen June 24, 2007

Congratulations on this on Lynn! I'm not sure of all what you did, but the PS work is very good. I can see the "render/lens flare" on it :-) Nice touch and use of it! Looks really good. Has a great feel to it and like it's in a fog almost(I'm sure you know that better than I though).
Pat #4430435

Lynn Haack June 24, 2007

Keith, Sherry, Joannie, Lorri, Kate and Patrick...your kind comments mean so much to me! You have made me feel so encouraged and motivated! Thank you so much.....Lynn #4430482

Jill Odice level-classic July 15, 2007

This is awesome! Obviously the judges agree with me, Congrats on your win, it is well deserved! #4511190

Lynn Haack July 15, 2007

Jill...thank you so much for taking the time to comment. Your opinion means a lot to me. Lynn #4511691

July 15, 2007

I have been looking at some of your gallery photos and loved this at first sight..not surprising considering its a winner.. this is just wonderful.. I love the colour, the title, the old dodge and the hint that there is life left.. stunning photo #4512256

July 16, 2007

Nice work on this one! Its almost like the car can talk, by that I mean its a very moody image..I love it! Very well done. #4514494

Lynn Haack July 21, 2007

Elaine and Kelly...thank you for your kind and gracious comments! Lynn #4535020

Joanne E. Bohenstengel September 07, 2007

Lynn, one of my favorite photos. You do excellent work. Joanne #4760647

Lynn Haack September 09, 2007

Thank you, Joanne, for your kind and supportive comment! I enjoyed your gallery very much! Lynn #4768551

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 12, 2007

This is very creative, an amazing winning image. A big congratulations Lynn!! #4783163

Lynn Haack September 12, 2007

Donna...thank you so very much. I really enjoyed your gallery very much! Lynn #4783746

Debbie E. Payne September 28, 2007

Lynn, This shot commands a lot of attention! I love the "feel" of this photo. After seeing your gallery I know that I have a lot more of Photoshp to learn!! #4859302

September 28, 2007

OH wow girl, first place , what a lift to the spirits that will bring..and more than a flicker of hope I would imagine a whole flame... love Laney #4859313

Lynn Haack November 02, 2007

Debbie and Elaine...many thanks for your kind comments! Lynn #5018890

Joanne E. Bohenstengel November 02, 2007

Lynn, you will always be #1 in my book.
Congratulations!!! I am very proud to be your mom. Joanne #5019025

Lynn Haack November 17, 2007

Thank you very much Joanne...you have some very nice new photos I have enjoyed very much! Lynn #5086925

Howard B. Cheek December 15, 2007

This one speaks for itself..I'm a Texas truck person, so it's right where it should be..In first place :)
Merry Christmas!
Howard #5210059

Lynn Haack February 28, 2008

Howard...thank you so much for your kind comments. Please excuse the delayed response, I have been recovering from surgery. I hope you enjoy an exciting New Year! Lynn #5568732

Debbie E. Payne February 28, 2008

I've been thinking about you lately and your last comment "jogged" my memory. I am glad to see that you are "back on-line' and hope that everything is going well for you.

It's almost sunset time so I have to go out and take shots for a class. And I'm finally breaking down and taking the Creative Photoshop class this coming month. Hope I learn a lot.


Hayden Cannon level-classic March 09, 2008

Fantastic capture I don't know how I missed this beauty great colors, lighting and details also great affects and big congrats on your win #5615080

Lynn Haack March 09, 2008

Debbie and Heyden....many thanks for your kind words. I had a lot of fun being inspired by the new photos in your amazing galleries! Lynn #5615161

Tammy Espino April 26, 2009

Congrats on your win :) #7453891

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