A Road Less Traveled

© Lynn Haack

A Road Less Traveled

Uploaded: October 18, 2009


Old logging road in northern Wisconsin-many PS edits applied to create a surreal look.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 125, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 30.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi


Nikki McDonald level-classic November 16, 2009

Just sitting back and looking at this series, Lynn. This is my favorite. The selective blur and composition work perfectly here. #1205936

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe November 23, 2009

Wow! I love these effects!! You have done a masterful job with this already beautiful scene. Congratulations on your finalist and best of luck in the next round! #8154963

Phyllis H. Burchett November 23, 2009

Awesome image, congratulaitons on your finalist! #8156675

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 23, 2009

gorgeous finalist, congratulations!!! #8157142

Tammy Espino November 23, 2009

Congratulations on a great capture! :) #8158010

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic November 23, 2009

Beautiful Lynn! Congrats on your wonderful Finalist! #8158824

frank w. degenhardt level-classic November 23, 2009

Such beautiful colors and a dreamy look. Congratulations on the Finalist for this work of art my friend. #8159494

Jane Hirst November 23, 2009

Way to go! Congratulations and good luck. #8159557

Nikki McDonald level-classic November 23, 2009

I am smiling and that's for sure, Lynne. Love this one! Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #8159635

Sam Britt November 23, 2009

Congratulations, Lynn! #8159936

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Lynn! WTG! #8160061

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic November 23, 2009

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8160454

Susana Ms Heide November 25, 2009

WOWWWWW!!! Incredibly beautiful! A real work of art!!! CONGRATS Lynn and hope to see this go GOLD!! #8166747

Tania Bounader November 25, 2009

What a gorgeous picture !! #8167137

Bojan Bencic level-classic November 25, 2009

Congratulations, Lynn! #8167220

Nikki McDonald level-classic November 25, 2009

Just as gorgeous as ever :) Congratulations on your 2nd place win, Lynn. #8167235

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 25, 2009

gorgeous winner Lynn, congratulations!!! #8167348

Alan L. Borror November 25, 2009

Congratulations on this creative winner,Lynn! #8167462

Daniella Puente November 25, 2009

I just see this amazing photo Lynn and BIG CONGRATS is a wonderful winner!!! #8167688

Jessica Jenney November 25, 2009

Congratulations on your gorgeous win, Lynn! #8167962

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic November 25, 2009

on your very deserving GOLD 2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #8168201

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe November 25, 2009

I'm so glad to see this one in the winners category! I like it every bit as much today as I did when I first saw it. Great work! #8168373

Joanne E. Bohenstengel November 25, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! wow This is beautifully edited, Lynn. I can see why it was given 2nd place, of course, it's #1 in my book. MOM #8168542

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 25, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible WINNER, Lynn! WTG! #8168640

Lynn Haack November 25, 2009

Thank you everyone for your kind words of support and encouragement! I am so grateful to all for leaving such wonderful comments and to BP for this honor of 2nd place. Please know that I will visit all of your galleries very soon. I know I will be inspired over and over again. Wonderful Thanksgiving blessings to all of you. Lynn #8168722

Sam Britt November 25, 2009

Big congratulations on this second place win, Lynn! #8169010

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 25, 2009


UB. #8169302

frank w. degenhardt level-classic November 26, 2009

Lynn- The look that you accomplished with your ps work is awesome. I love the look and feel. The colors are so enchanting. Congratulations on the Second Place Win for your hard work. Way to go my friend.
Happy Thanksgiving. #8170088

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 26, 2009

WTG on this AWESOME win, Lynn!!! :-) k #8171122

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic November 26, 2009

HUGE congratulations on your wonderful Winner,Lynn!!! #8171529

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 26, 2009

Well done Lynn! Big congratulations on this beautiful winner! #8171608

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict November 27, 2009

Congratulations Lynn on your Win!!!

Dominick #8172286

Tammy Espino November 28, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful win~ :) #8175875

Susan M. Campbell November 29, 2009

Way to go Lynn on this winning image. #8177016

Anne McKinnell December 01, 2009

This is fabulous!! I love how the motion effect is applied to the trees but not the road. Congratulations on your win for this excellent image! #8183816

Dianna Murphy December 02, 2009

Wow, I'm so impressed! Congratulations on a fine image!!! #8185167

Phil Stith January 24, 2010

A belated congratulations on this gorgeous shot, Lynn. Well done! #8326202

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 23, 2010

Gorgeous in every way Lynn! Congratulations! #8991806

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic November 10, 2012

This is beautiful. I love it and the colors.....what did you do to make it so magical? #10413499

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