The Past

Uploaded: November 08, 2009 08:43:47 | Entered: April 11, 2018 05:47:45


HDR photograph in sepia with a texture applied.

Oceanside Pier, California
August 29. 2009
7:46 PM

RAW / Tripod / Aperture Priority / 18 mm
Auto Bracketing / 2 sec Timer / ISO 100

F 10 @ 2.5 sec ~ F 10 @ 5 sec ~ F 10 @ 8 sec

*Digital Darkroom*

Exif: F Number: 10, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 450D


Tess L. Yee November 08, 2009

Fabulous mood, Donna! Love the presentation. #1202337

Ron McEwan November 08, 2009

Excellent work as usual on your recent series Donna, WTG #8114456

Anita Hogue November 08, 2009

Equally as beautiful in sepia! Wonderful texture! #8114523

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic November 08, 2009

Outstanding! #8114578

Julianne Bradford November 08, 2009

Beautiful digital Darkroom entry with great sepia HDR Donna! Nice work! #8114745

Nikki McDonald level-classic November 08, 2009

I think this is lovely, Donna. #8114831

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 08, 2009

Thank you Tess, Ron, Anita, Melinda, Julianne and Nikki!! I appreciate your inspirational comments!

Take care,

Donna #8114957

Leslie McLain level-classic November 09, 2009

Love the sepia tones. Terrific image, Donna. #8115889

Dr Silly level-classic November 09, 2009

Wonderful PS work, giving it that old time look. :O)

Becky J. Parkinson level-classic November 09, 2009

I really like this, Donna! I love the color version too, but you have totally changed the feel in this one. Nice work!! #8116311

Tiia Vissak November 09, 2009

a cool view! #8116896

Jane Holestine November 09, 2009

I love the sepia tones and the texture in this image. Gorgeous!! #8116945

Christine Czernin level-classic November 09, 2009

Beautiful,Donna. The sepia tones create a very special mood. #8116946

Guy D. Biechele level-classic November 09, 2009

I like the sepia treatment! Fantastic shot! #8117210

Dianna Murphy November 09, 2009

oh I LOVE it. #8117520

Ken Smith level-classic November 09, 2009

It's hard to say which version I like the best...I'm leaning b/w because of the mood/nostalgia you've portrayed. Very nice, Donna! #8117807

Susan M. Hembree November 09, 2009

I really like what you did to this, Donna. Nice piece of work! #8118247

Debra R. Harder November 16, 2009

I LOVE this in black and white, Donna! Gorgeous textures, tones, lighting and composition. AWESOME image!!! Deb #8136188

Teresa L. Brooks April 15, 2018

I love the antique effect to this image. #11692813

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