Opposites In Stone

© M.Christine Duncan

Opposites In Stone

Eugenio Diaz August 01, 2008

Beautifully done and quite original. The composition on this image is brilliant.
Great job, Christina...Excellent graphic qualities, love the texture...lovely tone combination, gorgeous and innovative. #971781

M.Christine Duncan August 02, 2008

Thanks Eugenio! I had a blast playing with this... :-)So glad you like it! #6260806

August 02, 2008

fantastic and creative image!!!!

daniele #6262149

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 03, 2008

Incredible gallery you have here,Christine!!! This is certainly is no exception!!! Exceptional job on this!!! #6265359

M.Christine Duncan August 03, 2008

Thank you Daniele! This technique produced an interesting result... I'm pleased you like it :-)

Patrick, I appreciate you saying so! Thanks so much!!! #6265776

Christie R. Bielss August 04, 2008

Beautiful! #6268773

M.Christine Duncan August 04, 2008

Thanks Christie :-) Hope you're doing well? I appreciate you stopping by! #6269284

David Pratt August 04, 2008

Terrific use of this great filter. I like the edge it gave. #6271922

M.Christine Duncan August 04, 2008

Thanks Dave... I had yet to really find a use for that particular filter but it seems to work alright in a less-is-more type of context! #6271957

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 14, 2008

Ooo! Bet this one will catch the judges eyes too Christine! Great special effects!Looks like ICE! -Laura #6310844

M.Christine Duncan August 14, 2008

Thanks Laura, I hope so! This is one of my favorites :-) #6312039

Ellen L. Zaslaw August 20, 2008

Beautiful, very creative. #6335535

M.Christine Duncan August 20, 2008

Thank you Ellen! Waiting to see if it makes it through the first level of the contest... but regardless, I think I'm pretty happy with it. I'm still a novice when it comes to PS :-) #6336636

Ulysses A. Villamin August 25, 2008

Plain creativity at work! Gratz :) #6366859

M.Christine Duncan August 25, 2008

LOL... don't know, folks might be sick of these bottles by now! But thanks UV, I enjoy the fx this image took on, puts a new twist on it I guess... glad you think so too! #6368268

Christina N. Seuser August 27, 2008

Great effects on this Christine, love the texture it created! Congratulations on the EP! #6376794

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 30, 2008

Ah. Not surprised at all at the EP. This was so creative and fun to look at! COOL! Congrats Christine!!! #6388637

Aimee C. Eisaman September 01, 2008

Love this version and what the filter did for it! Congrats on the EP and I'm sure there will be more to come! :~) #6394789

M.Christine Duncan September 01, 2008

Thank you Christina, trying to get a handle on so many of the fx in PSP without them looking too goofy, lol.

Thanks Laura, it been so fun to work on! LOL

Thanks Aimee, and to think it was inspired by your club challenge... thank girl! #6395029

Sherry McClead September 05, 2008

Congrats on the EP Christine... how did I miss this one?
Sherrybear :} #6416110

M.Christine Duncan September 05, 2008

Thanks Sherry, I'm having a very dry month actually, lol, so I'll take all the congrats I can get, heh, heh, heh! #6416897

Candice L. Carter September 15, 2008

Another success! #6456921

M.Christine Duncan September 15, 2008

Thank you Candice! I appreciate your comments so much...thanks again! #6458095

Jeanine M. Bailey September 22, 2008

Hey Christine!! WTG on your Finalist!!!! :) #6489982

Sherry McClead September 22, 2008

Lookie lookie... you got a badge there Christine! Now wait... do I see a gold one?

Sherrybear :} #6490071

Aimee C. Eisaman September 22, 2008

No Doubt it would make it this far again! Congrats! #6490306

Laura E. Swan level-classic September 22, 2008

CHRISTINE! Here it is! She's gone silver! Now we can root for you to go gold! We are so happy for you!!! (As you can tell!) -Laura #6490395

Christina N. Seuser September 22, 2008

Congratulations Christine on you Finalist! :) #6491038

Sam Britt September 22, 2008

Congratulations, Christine!! #6494641

Corinne M. Thompson September 22, 2008

Cool capture, congrats on your Finalist! #6495207

M.Christine Duncan September 22, 2008

Okay... slightly stunned folks! Had no idea till just moments ago!

Thanks Jeanine! I appreciate your kind support :-)

Sherrybear... thanks girl! I experimented - with the experiment- and it's made another comeback...? Sheesh, lol. Who knew?

Aimee, thanks chickie! Means alot :-) I'll be sending ya an email soon too... I've been so swamped with stuff at home!

Laura, lol... you always cheer me up girl! Thanks! Looks like the week is starting out better than last, lol... can't wait to catch up with ya!

Christina! Thank you m'dear! I'm honored to have you stop by :-)

Samantha, thanks so very much! I need to get over to the list and see who I should be heartily congratsing myself I guess, lol....

Thanks Corinne :-) I appreciate your encouragement... I'm so pleased you stopped in too! Thanks again :-)


Irene Colling level-deluxe September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Christine. The first time I saw your creation I was impressed, its a very skillfully presented image. #6495911

M.Christine Duncan September 22, 2008

Thanks Irene, lol, this shot is very fun to play with... and I'm no pro at DD, this is as complicated as I'll ever get, lol. So I'm pleased :-) Thanks m'dear! #6496073

Debbra Bailey level-deluxe September 23, 2008

Congratulations Christine! Beautiful finalist! I have Corel, but no Corel knowledge! lol This is inspiring me to try it! #6498645

M.Christine Duncan September 23, 2008

Yes, try it out by all means!!! Thanks Debbra... it was a quirky play on the original and had no idea it'd get past an EP, lol! Thanks again! Congrats to you as well :-) #6499477

Daniella Puente September 23, 2008

Christine I missed this version but WOW it looks great! like the filter applied and more warm look this has for the tone :) congrats and good luck!!! #6500253

M.Christine Duncan September 24, 2008

Thank you Daniella :-) I was surprised this version made it through this far... I'd simply been playing around, lol. Thanks again! #6505686

Steve M. Harrington September 24, 2008

Good on you, Christine. A richly deserved finalist.
Steve #6506751

M.Christine Duncan September 25, 2008

Thanks Steve! I greatly appreciate you stopping in good sir :-) Have a good one! #6511204

Sue Marshall September 25, 2008

Big congrats to you on your beautiful Finalist Christine!! :-)

M.Christine Duncan September 25, 2008

Thank you Sue! And congrats to you as well :-) So many great photos again this month! #6513404

Bill Knaps September 29, 2008

Great creative shot and a well deserved Finalist Christine. Congats....Bill #6530060

M.Christine Duncan September 30, 2008

Thanks Bill :-) I had fun trying different things with this one...! #6532775

Gail Vitikacs level-classic January 25, 2009

Such an awesome image...one of my favorites from your gallery! #7083531

M.Christine Duncan January 26, 2009

Thank you so much Gail! That is such a great compliment, you have no idea ;-) #7089344

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~Revamped version of The Opposites~ An optical illusion of sorts.

This image received a finalist placement in the August Betterphoto Free Contest!

Exif: F Number: 4.2, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 5/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, FocalLength: 62.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40

Uploaded on August 01, 2008

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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