Moonlight Illusion

© Marcel J. Fernandez

Moonlight Illusion

Uploaded: June 24, 2007


Pilgrim of Dana Point, CA, 6/22/07, Canon 70-200mm f2.8 IL USM, f/5.0, 1,4000 sec, ISO 100, Exp Comp -.67, Focal Length 78mm, Camera RAW, Photoshop harsh curves adj. and combonitation of blending modes to create blue effect.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: -2/3, Exposure Time: 1/2500, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 100, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 78mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS 30D


Judyann Plante June 29, 2007

This is just beautiful, Marcel! Very nice work.
Judyann <>< #682334

Marcel J. Fernandez June 30, 2007

Judyann, I wery much appreciate you taking the time to comment on this image. You have a wonderful gallery with so many exceptional images. #4458823

Sharon Osgood level-classic July 01, 2007

Marcel, this is stunning! Was this originally a daytime shot? #4461560

Marcel J. Fernandez July 01, 2007

Thanks Sharon for your kind words. This was a day shot with curves adjustment. #4462554

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 07, 2007

Outstanding artistic beauty!!

Great choice for Editor's First Picks!! #4482633

Marcel J. Fernandez July 07, 2007

Donna, thank you so very much for thaking the time comment on this image. You gallery is so beautiful, with such splendid images. Congratulations on capturing all that beauty. #4483396

Mary Timman July 25, 2007

Outstanding image. Love the tones you chose. Dramatic.
Congratulations. #4555236

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4555379

Marcel J. Fernandez July 25, 2007

Thank you very much Mary and Kay for your kind and thoughtful comments. <>< #4556071

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist win Marcel!! I think it is creative and original!! #4557482

Marcel J. Fernandez July 25, 2007

Thanks Donna! I appreciate you kind and thoughtful words. <>< #4558013

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 08, 2007

And now this beautiful image is in the Digital Darkroom feature Marcel. A huge congrats on your honors!! Well done!! #4620335

Marcel J. Fernandez August 08, 2007

Thank you very much Donna for your thoughtful not and for letting me know about the selection. I am not fimiliar with that gallery, how can I view it? #4620970

Toni Riggs September 18, 2007

Wow, this is beautiful! Wonderful composition and I love the blue! Congrats! #4805603

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 18, 2008

Beautiful light and details!
Congrats on this wonderful finalist!
`Lisa #6620653

Max Aureli October 29, 2008

Congratulations for this beauty Finalist, Marcel!!! Great shot and She is surrounded by beautiful tones!! #6679531

Richard D. Love June 28, 2009

I love what you have done with this image, Marcel. Wonderful effects.

Rick #7686160

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