Independence Day 2011

Uploaded: July 03, 2011 16:14:21


7/3/11, DD. I have to work tomorrow, so created this for the 4th. Below is the original of Knoxville at sunset. I used many layers to change lighting, change colors, add fireworks, and figured out how to make reflections. Have fun tomorrow, everyone! (By the way, I read today that 1/4 of our populace doesn't know who our independence was from!!! SAD!!!)

Exif: F Number: 22.6, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Carol L. Fowler July 03, 2011

Below is original #1390141

Ron McEwan July 03, 2011

Your DD work has hit a higher plateau Carol, this is fantastic #9504348

Barbara Waldoch level-classic July 03, 2011

Brilliant job, Carol! #9504376

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 03, 2011

Beautifully done, Carol. #9504417

Robert R. Goodman July 03, 2011

Hi Carol,Beautiful DD work my friend.Sad to hear you have to you have to work tomorrow.Excellent capture!!!! #9504453

Robert R. Goodman July 03, 2011

Hi Carol,Beautiful DD work my friend.Sad to hear you have to work tomorrow.Excellent capture!!!! #9504455

Michelle Alton July 03, 2011

It's ridiculously sad and speaks volumes about our public school system and gadget-caused isolationism.

But your image is fabulous, Carol. #9504537

Gord MacEachern July 03, 2011

Your images never cease to amaze me Carol, outstanding work here. This will show up again in about a months time, maybe a little more golden looking!
Have a great 4th! #9504648

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe July 03, 2011

Carol this is fabulous DD work. You seem to be the master craftsman there. Sorry you have to work the holiday but I hope your day goes well. #9504765

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 04, 2011

An amazing image, Carol. #9505321

John Rivera level-deluxe July 04, 2011

Outstanding work! #9505366

Monnie Ryan July 04, 2011

Fabulous work, Carol - a favorite! #9505673

John Connolly July 04, 2011

Brilliant DD work here Carol! A superb creation and a perfect image for the day! #9506233

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 04, 2011

OMGOSH, Carol! Such incredible beauty! I LOVE both images! WOWEEEEEEEEE! :-) k #9506527

Liz blahh July 04, 2011

Outstandingly beautiful! #9506761

Julianne Bradford July 04, 2011

Wow! What awesome DD work Carol! Winner in my book! Happy 4th! #9506831

Terry Cervi level-classic July 04, 2011

You did an amazing job on this masterpiece, Carol!! Just stunning! #9507057

Debra R. Harder July 05, 2011

WOW...stunning, Carol!! Love the lighting, rich tones and colors. BEAUTIFUL! Deb #9508253

Phyllis H. Burchett July 05, 2011

This is absolutely fantastic, awesome DD work....winner for me. #9508469

Karen Celella level-deluxe July 05, 2011

Terrific work, Carol! #9508614

Tammy Espino July 05, 2011

Gorgeous work and captures!! :) #9508868

Carol L. Fowler July 05, 2011

Thank you all for your comments #9509101

Rona L. Schwarz July 05, 2011

Fabulous DD work and marvelous creation, Carol! The lighting is amazing - I wouldn't know where to start to create such wonderful rich, jewel tones and colors, and fantastic reflections. As Gord says, more gold on the way for this one! Sorry you had to work...but hope the day was a little frivolous anyway! #9509677

Carol L. Fowler July 06, 2011

Thank you all! #9512367

Freddy Bland July 27, 2011

WOW, what a fabulous creation you made out of this delightful image, Carol! I love it to pieces!! #9557331

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 10, 2011

Amazing DDR work Carol! WOW! #9595908

Carol L. Fowler August 10, 2011

Thanks! #9595927

Robert R. Goodman August 25, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Carol.WTG My friend!!! #9627695

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 25, 2011

WTG on this wonderful finalist, Carol! :-) k #9628385

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 25, 2011

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

Thanks for sharing the original, you really did some AMAZING DARKROOM WORK!!! #9628409

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 25, 2011

it's a beauty... huge congrats!!! #9629202

Kim Andelkovic August 25, 2011

Wonderful work Carol....congratulations your effort payed off :-) #9629716

Phyllis A. Houghton August 25, 2011

Incredible Carol. I don't think I will get to your level! Congratulations on your beautiful, well deserved finalist. #9629828

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist, Carol! #9630327

Sherran Andersen level-classic August 25, 2011

Congrats again Carol. #9631313

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe August 25, 2011

Good luck in the next round on all of your awesome Finalists, Carol! #9631775

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 26, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful finalists, Carol! #9631903

Ellen Hodges August 26, 2011

Huge congrats on your fab finalists, Carol! Wow work!! #9632191

Leslie McLain level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Congrats on a stunning finalisy, Carol. #9632357

frank w. degenhardt August 26, 2011

A beautiful fireworks, so pretty. CONGRATULATIONS on the FINALIST my friend. Way to go. #9632394

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 26, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS Carol, WTG my friend!! <>< #9633757

Michelle Alton August 26, 2011

Your work has paid off wonderfully, Carol. In retrospect though, I think it deserves a bigger prize! (of course!)

Congratulatons! #9634171

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Congrats on your great winner, Carol. #9634231

Patrick Rouzes August 26, 2011

Congratulations on this incredible Winner, Carol! Well deserved, my friend! #9634288

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna August 26, 2011

Fabulous July Winner! :-) k #9634364

Val Feldman level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Hey, Ms. TN! Huge congrats on an excellent Gold Win...WTG! #9634409

Monnie Ryan August 26, 2011

Woo Hoo!! Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Carol! #9634469

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 26, 2011

wonderful winner, congratulations!!! #9634513

Debra R. Harder August 26, 2011

This is such a beauty, Carol! Huge congratulations on your BRILLIANT GOLD WINNER! Deb #9634673

Phyllis H. Burchett August 26, 2011

So happy to see this win, one of my favs....big congrats on your win Carol! #9634903

Tammy Espino August 26, 2011

Big congrats on your winner~ :) #9635556

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe August 26, 2011

Congratulations on your Gold Winner, Carol! #9635721

Rona L. Schwarz August 26, 2011

WTG, Carol! All your hard work and especially on the 4th really paid off big time! A marvelous piece of art! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR 2ND PLACE WINNER! #9635722

Carol L. Fowler August 26, 2011

Thank you all! #9635860

Phyllis A. Houghton August 26, 2011

Congratulations on your gold winner. I am so glad to see it again as it is an example to aspire to! #9635891

Christine Lobsinger level-classic August 26, 2011

Fantastic work as usual.. WOWOW... A blast of beauty Carol..
SMILING #9635968

Carol L. Fowler August 27, 2011

Thank you! #9637585

Kathy Cline August 27, 2011

Well deserved award!

Terry Cervi level-classic August 28, 2011

This is just stunning, Carol! Congrats on your win! #9638570

David M. Montero August 28, 2011

Outstanding work Carol. Congratulations on your win! #9639101

Carol L. Fowler August 28, 2011

Thank you all! #9639562

Nadia Paul August 28, 2011

Just stunning Carol - congrats on your win! #9639698

Judy Foxworthy August 29, 2011

Fantastic image, Carol. Superb DD work with awesome results. Congratulations on your winning image!!! #9640840

Patti Coblentz August 29, 2011

Amazing work, Carol...congratulations on your win!! #9641038

Robert R. Goodman August 29, 2011

Hi Carol,Congratulations on this beautiful win my friend.I'll try and make it back on weekends to comment on your beautiful works!!!! #9641121

frank w. degenhardt August 29, 2011

Beautiful work. CONGRATULATIONS for the Second Place Win on this work my friend. #9641696

Carol L. Fowler August 30, 2011

Thank you all! #9643391

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 31, 2011

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!

UB. #9645657

Carol L. Fowler September 01, 2011

Thank you! #9647357

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 10, 2016

Congratulations on Best of the Best DD in BP. #11445058

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