Uploaded: July 28, 2009


This is a multi layered texture image with textures I developed myself


William F. Clair July 28, 2009

You're good, but this one puts you over the top!!! #1160499

Zsuzsanna M. Szugyi level-classic July 28, 2009

This is absolutely beautiful!!!!!! Looks like an oil painting. The texturing is very, very good, Nick!! #7791631

Jessica Jenney July 28, 2009

Absolutely stunning work, Nick! A fave! #7791636

Randy A. Myers level-classic July 28, 2009

Nice image and great job on the textures. #7791807

A P July 28, 2009

Stunning as always Nick and one for my favorite folder as well. Bravo!! #7791938

Julianna J. Collett July 28, 2009

Beautiful textures - incredible light- fabulous old world look! #7792010

Kristi A. Howson July 28, 2009

It just doesn't get any better than this matey. Everything came together to perfection here . I love're awesome Nick!!!! #7792229

Ruth Grimm July 28, 2009

Wonderful image Nick!! We'll be seeing this again!! Gorgeous treatment! #7792310

Pat Gamwell July 28, 2009

Mesmerizing, dramatic, powerful and a Grand Prize Winner! Right into my favs! #7792438

Lynne Morris level-classic July 28, 2009

Breathtaking Nick, this is outstanding work and I am sure we will see it again. #7792454

Hendrik Storme July 29, 2009

Fantastic work and image! WOW Nick! #7792882

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 29, 2009

Beautiful lighting and tones and the texture is very nice. Wonderful job, Nick. #7793123

Nick Lagos July 29, 2009

Thanks everyone for stopping by and particularly for your very kind words and comments #7793129

Sharon F. Morris July 29, 2009

Amazing work Nick!! Love the effects and textures you have applied to this.
Gives it a beautiful old fashion feel. #7793557

Susan Fox July 29, 2009

Perfection! I so want to learn how to light a portrait like this. #7795622

Datha Y. Thompson July 30, 2009

Absolutely Gorgeous!! Amazing work Nick!! straight to my Favs too :0) #7797153

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 03, 2009

WOW.... Awesome portrait and light here, Nick. It has WINNER written all over it!. FAVED!

UB. #7809927

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 17, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Nick. It looks like an aged classic painting. I'd like a lesson from you on how to create such a masterpiece. It's a winner for sure. #7857961

Ruth Grimm August 17, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Nick!! She's gorgeous!! #7858547

Debra R. Harder August 17, 2009

This is amazing, Nick!! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist!!! Deb #7858621

Michael G. Marshall August 17, 2009

Beautiful finalist, Nick! Congratulations! #7859140

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 17, 2009

Superb finalist -- should be a winner too, Nick. Congratulations. #7859365

Zsuzsanna M. Szugyi level-classic August 17, 2009

A very well deserved finalist hopefully a winner!! Congratulations Nick! #7859590

Karen K. Givens August 17, 2009

Congratulations Nick on your finalist, what a beautiful portrait. #7859730

Evy Johansen level-classic August 17, 2009

Outstanding image, Nick!! Huge congratulations on your finalist! #7859742

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 17, 2009

Stunning work Nick! Congratulations on your finalist! #7860035

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 18, 2009

huge congrats on your GORGEOUS finalist!!! #7860708

Jessica Jenney August 18, 2009

Congratulations, Nick on your spectacular finalist! #7861617

Wanda Judd level-addict August 18, 2009

Nick, Congratulations...this is truly an outstanding shot...I am in awe of your texture technique... #7861635

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 18, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist!!! Best of luck in the next round! #7861772

Eugenio Diaz August 18, 2009

Congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist, Nick #7862393

A P August 18, 2009

If this didn't get a finalist I would have yelled "recount" LOL CONGRATULATIONS Nick and I expect to see Gold in a few days. Best of luck but it truly deserves it. #7862517

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe August 18, 2009

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist - the textures are so subtle and so wonderful! #7862554

Colleen Farrell August 18, 2009

Awesome work, Nick--congrats on your finalist! #7862701

Bill Houghton August 18, 2009

Nick, this is an awesome image. I wouldn't expect anything less from you. Congratulations, Bill #7862719

Nadya Johnson August 18, 2009

Exquisite, Nick! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #7863286

Renee Doyle level-classic August 18, 2009

Stunning light and textures Nick!!! Big congrats!! #7864322

Erica Murphy level-deluxe August 18, 2009

Lovely work Nick! Congratulations! #7864601

Teresa H. Hunt August 18, 2009

Stunning! Congrats on your Finalist #7864712

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 18, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalists, Nick! #7864903

Susan Fox August 18, 2009

Congratulations Nick! #7864954

Alex T. Mizuno August 18, 2009

Thought it was by Da Vinci. LOL. Superb effect Nick! It's already a classic! Congratulations on your Finalist!! #7865169

Kristi A. Howson August 18, 2009

Matey, this is one exceptional work of art and I'm so glad to see it here in the Finalists. Congratulations and I expect to see it in the Winner's Circle!!! #7865262

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic August 18, 2009


Lynne Morris level-classic August 18, 2009

Knew we would see this beauty again, hope we see it with gold pretty soon Nick, Huge Congratulations on this beautiful finalist. #7865501

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 18, 2009

I repeat 'It has winner written all over it". CONGRATULATIONS on this extra-ordinary Finalist!!

UB. #7865576

Kristi A. Howson August 19, 2009

BIG Congratulations Matey!!! Awesome seeing this beautiful work of art in the Winner's Circle!!! #7868846

Jessica Jenney August 19, 2009

No surprise here! Congrats, Nick on a stunning win! #7869022

Renee Doyle level-classic August 19, 2009

Definitely no surprise here!! Congratulations Nick!!! #7869049

A P August 19, 2009

Ditto on the no surprise Renee. CONGRATULATIONS again Nick. Just awesome work!! #7869148

Courtenay Vanderbilt August 19, 2009

Beautiful portrait, Nick! CONGRATULATIONS on this well deserved Winner! #7869289

Bob D. Hall level-classic August 19, 2009

Great photo, great win, Nick! Congrats!! #7869295

Nadya Johnson August 19, 2009

This is much like a priceless painting by an old Flemish master. Beautiful, Nick! Congrats again on another stunning winner! #7869758

Terry Cervi level-classic August 19, 2009

Just beautiful, Nick! Congrats on your win with this beautiful portrait! #7869896

Evy Johansen level-classic August 19, 2009

I knew!! :) BIG congratulations on another wonderful win, Nick!! #7870069

Max Aureli August 19, 2009

Great work and Congratulations Nick on this fantastic Winner!!! #7870087

Debra R. Harder August 19, 2009

No surprise here! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on another SUPERB GOLD WINNER, Nick!!! Deb #7870189

Datha Y. Thompson August 19, 2009

So Happy to see this get GOLD Nick!!! Gorgeous and just Perfect!! Congratulations to you Again :0) WTG #7870514

Hendrik Storme August 20, 2009

Big congrats Nick! #7871194

Ruth Grimm August 20, 2009

GREAT job, Nick! Congratulations! #7871753

Colleen Farrell August 20, 2009

WTG, Nick! Big congrats on your win! #7872071

Tarun Bose August 20, 2009

Big congrats Nick for your winner. #7872328

Pat Abbott level-classic August 20, 2009

Nick, this is so beautiful! Congrats on your win! #7872954

Alex T. Mizuno August 20, 2009

Congratulations Nick! This gotta be a winner!!! #7873085

Laurie Daily level-deluxe August 21, 2009

Beautiful...another amazing winner, Nick! #7875322

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 21, 2009

Congratulations on your win! So beautiful Nick! #7876468

Paul C. Gazzanigo August 22, 2009

Lovely Nick. A well deserved win. #7876860

Wanda Judd level-addict August 22, 2009

Congratulations on this well deserved win... #7877556

Gail Sullivan level-classic August 22, 2009

This is so fabulous...congrats, Nick! #7877586

Carolyn McIntosh August 22, 2009

Congratulations on your win . .. .and very well deserved at that. Just a gorgeous piece of work. #7878501

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 23, 2009

So glad to see this win. CONGRATULATIONS on this really wonderful work, Nick!

UB. #7879781

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe September 02, 2009

Photobucket #7910321

Susie Peek-Swint September 16, 2009

Many congrats Nick ~ fantastic image and effects! #7947002

A P September 16, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS my friend for being featured in Digital Darkroom #78. #7947531

Kristi A. Howson September 16, 2009

Fantastic seeing this in the Digital Darkroom newsletter. Congratulations matey!!! #7947670

Cary Rogers September 16, 2009

CONGRATS on this marvelous Winner, and your feature in DD, Nick! It looks like a "modern" Dutch master portrait! #7948167

Dianna Murphy September 16, 2009

Wonderful work, Congratulations on your feature DD work. Looks like a masterpiece painting. #7948266

James H. Enterkin September 16, 2009

Great Job Looks like an old masters panting. #7948831

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 16, 2009

Outstanding Digital Darkroom featured image Nick! Congratulations! #7949594

Mary K. Robison September 26, 2009

Perfect lighting, and great use of effects for this elegant portrait, Nick!
Congratulations on your DDR feature/Second Place Winner! #7986337

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe October 14, 2009

A unique work of art!
PS IF you decide to put out a letter describing your technique there are many of us who would pay!
But I respect your creativity and right to keeping your artistic tools to yourself as well.
Aloha and mahalo for sharing your vision. #8037031

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict November 15, 2009

Congratulations Nick on your Win!!!

Dominick #8132902

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