Oldtime Blacksmith

Uploaded: June 15, 2010 18:19:23


For the PG101 "Tools" theme.

2009 Lisle Depot Days

Lisle - Illinois - USA

Comments welcome and appreciated!

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 2500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 40.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Karen Kessler June 15, 2010

Awesome effects at making this look like an old photograph! Well done! #1279163

David Phalen June 15, 2010

Terrific light, colors and effects!! HTD!! #8697616

Patti Coblentz June 15, 2010

Wonderful scene and effects, Mike! HTD!

Patti #8697625

Dr Silly level-classic June 15, 2010

Awesome effects. :O) #8697653

Monnie Ryan June 15, 2010

Wonderful work, Mike! HTD! #8697672

Rolando Rosito June 15, 2010

Great image Mike! #8697724

Joannie Bertucci level-classic June 15, 2010

Wow Mike, you made this image come alive! #8697817

Katarina Mansson June 15, 2010

Lovely POV, color tones, post-processing and composition. HTD Mike! #8697931

Joy Rector June 16, 2010

well done #8698282

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 16, 2010

Terrific capture, colors, and effects, Mike. #8698324

John Rivera level-deluxe June 16, 2010

Great work Mike! #8698462

Mitch Spence level-classic June 16, 2010

Well, we as a group have certainly covered the blacksmith's trade for this theme. A beautifully composed and presented image here, Mike, of the man at work. #8698757

Michael Umbreit June 19, 2010

Thanks for all of the very kind comments! The "grunge" effect is still a challenge for me. It is a different "journey" each time I attempt it. :-) Mike #8705272

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 19, 2010

I like the effects a lot here, Mike -- and don't expect the journey to ever be the same twice when you're experimenting with textures and brushes. That's half the fun. #8705525

Michael Umbreit July 04, 2010

Nikki - Thanks for the wise words. I have enjoyed the textures but I haven't even gotten into the brushes yet. There is always more to learn. :-) Mike #8734859

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 12, 2010

Congratulations on your finalist, Mike. #8751573

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 12, 2010

Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round, Mike. This is a very cool image, nicely treated. #8752515

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 12, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8752632

Kim Dietrich Elam July 13, 2010

wonderful image and treatment, Mike. congrats! #8755799

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 13, 2010

congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!! #8756503

Rolando Rosito July 13, 2010

Well deserved Mike, congratulations!!! #8758568

Patrick Rouzes July 13, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS & good luck, Mike! WTg! #8759561

Merna L. Nobile July 16, 2010

Technically a smash! Congratulations on your Finalist Award for June, 2010.


Michael Umbreit July 18, 2010

Thanks so much for the very kind comments!! - Mike #8771945

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