The Birth of Flight, part VIII [Contest Winner Pool June 2006]
Uploaded: June 19, 2006 06:14:14
A combination from the Aurora Series and the Birth of Flight Series.
Terns taken at Detroit Metrobeach, f/8, 1/200s, 300 mm, ISO 400, Aurora taken at Detroit Federal Building: f/4, 1/250s, 40 mm, ISO 800 (indoors, low light).
I added colors with gradients and paint bucket.
Mary N C. Taitt June 19, 2006Wedding shot of the day. #467845
Mary N C. Taitt June 19, 2006This version of the aurora was doubled by laying one layer reversed over the other using color burn. #2914779
Jessica Jenney June 19, 2006Congratulations on your marriage, Mary!
Jeff Robinson June 19, 2006Nice comp and color Mary! Nice to see your wedding image too! Thanks for sharing it with everyone! Jeff #2914801
Jim Huffield June 19, 2006Awesome colors Mary. #2914816
Kate Jackson June 19, 2006Looks like they are going to fly right through the gap in the aurora! Maybe they will reach heaven and yet they have only just been born!
Mary N C. Taitt June 19, 2006Thanks so much Jessica, Jeff, Jim and Kate for your kind words and good wishes. :-D #2914923
Carla Metzler June 19, 2006Wonderful colors and very creative, Mary!
Mary N C. Taitt June 19, 2006Thanks, Carla! :-) I really aprpecaite it! :-D #2915455
Bill Wyatt June 19, 2006Very creative and colorful, beautiful capture, Mary! #2915691
Mary N C. Taitt June 19, 2006Thanks, Bill! :-D :-D #2915737
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas June 19, 2006Very beautiful image Mary! You did a great job!,
Bridgette B June 19, 2006Great effects!!!! #2917106
John Connolly June 19, 2006This is one breathtaking display, Mary! The vibrant color is exquisite.
Gail Vitikacs June 19, 2006Both of your images are beautiful Mary...than you for sharing...best wishes! #2918151
Hendrik Storme June 20, 2006Great job on this. Wonderful creation!!! #2919401
Mary N C. Taitt June 20, 2006Thanks so much Amalia, Bridgette, John, Gail, and Hendrik for your kind comments! Mary :-D #2919873
Nadya Johnson June 20, 2006Wow! OUTSTANDING, Mary!! Gorgeous work! #2920473
Mary N C. Taitt June 20, 2006Thanks so much, Nadya! :-D #2920547
Fax Sinclair June 20, 2006Well there you are! I though hmmmm who is this Mrs. Taitt? hee hee. Congrats my dear. Oh, one is supposed to congratulate the groom and wish the bride good luck! Isn't that funny?
Mary N C. Taitt June 20, 2006Thanks, Fax, for the comments and congrats or good luck, LOL! :-D #2921113
Ken Smith June 20, 2006Very pretty colors. And congrats on your marriage. #2921815
Pat Gamwell June 20, 2006SUPERB creation, Mary! Extremely creative. I absolutely LOVE your wedding pic! What a handsome couple you make! May the Lord bless you both throughout your union! #2923318
Mary N C. Taitt June 21, 2006Thank you Ken and Pat for your kind comments and good wishes!!! Mary :-D #2925718
Jenny Bosmans June 21, 2006Congratulations, Mary!! Not only on the marriage, but also on this creative image!! :) #2926006
Mary N C. Taitt June 21, 2006Thanks, Jenny, I really apreciate the nice words and good wishes! mary :-) #2926058
Paula Dwyer June 21, 2006Mary, This is my absolute favorite image on BP. Its beautiful, creative, colorful and a WINNER!!!! Incredible work!! :) #2930806
Pamela Shane June 23, 2006Lovely creation, great colors! You two look sooo happy ! :) #2943366
Jill Odice June 26, 2006Both your wedding shot and your post are lovely! :-) #2953181
Mary N C. Taitt July 24, 2006Thanks so much Paula, Pamela and Jill!! Mary :-D #3072866
Pat Gamwell July 24, 2006Well deserved creation, Mary! BIG CONGRATS! #3073164
Mary N C. Taitt July 24, 2006Thanks so much, Pat! :-D #3073189
Nadya Johnson July 24, 2006Stunning and outstanding, Mary! Congratulations on this gorgeous and creative finalist! #3073512
Ray Clarke July 24, 2006Well done and congrats Mary #3073791
Candice C. Calhoun July 25, 2006Congratulations!
Kate Jackson July 25, 2006Many congratulations Mary! Great to see a finalist on this wonderful creation! #3073968
Bill Wyatt July 25, 2006Congratulations on your finalist, Mary! #3074545
Jenny Bosmans July 25, 2006Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Mary! :) #3076351
Dorann Weber July 25, 2006Congratulations Mary on this wonderful finalist.. Beautiful! #3076942
Emile Abbott July 25, 2006Congratulations again Mary on another creative and awesome finalist. #3076991
Paula Dwyer July 25, 2006Congratulations on your finalist!! :)
Mary N C. Taitt July 25, 2006Thanks so much Nadya, Ray & Audrey, Candice, Kate, Bill, Jenny, Dorann, Emile, Paula for your kind comments and congrats! YAY! :-D Mary :-D #3077149
Kay Beausoleil July 25, 2006More congratulations for this great finalist, Mary! #3077362
Mary N C. Taitt July 25, 2006THANKS, Kay!!! :-) #3077386
Jill Odice July 25, 2006Congrats on your finalist Mary! #3078171
Mary N C. Taitt July 25, 2006Thanks, Jill! :-D #3078397
Terry L. Ellis July 25, 2006Mary, congratulations on this imaginative and lovely finalist, too! #3079467
Mary N C. Taitt July 25, 2006Thanks, Terry! :-) #3079497
Tressie Davis July 25, 2006Wonderful Mary, congratulations!! #3079693
Carla Metzler July 25, 2006Congratulations, Mary! :) #3081696
Rakesh Syal July 26, 2006Congratulations, Mary!! #3082136
Mary N C. Taitt July 26, 2006Thanks so much Tressie, Carla and Rakesh!!! Mary :-D #3084318
Roxanne M. Bubar July 26, 2006Congrats on this fantastic and creative image. #3084947
Mary N C. Taitt July 26, 2006Thanks, Roxanne!!! :-D #3084963
Nadine A. Lewis July 26, 2006Congratulations Mary on this much deserved finalist! Good luck on the next round!
Alice Lero July 27, 2006Very cool image Mary! Congratulations! The second picture is wonderful too..!!:) #3089890
Mary N C. Taitt July 27, 2006Thanks so much ALice and Nadine! :-D #3090331
Mary Christine P. Villanueva August 01, 2006nice picture mary! pecfectly done! I wonder if you could post the original picture, I'm really interested in digital darkroom #3108650
Mary Christine P. Villanueva August 01, 2006nice picture mary! pecfectly done! I wonder if you could post the original picture, I'm really interested in digital darkroom. thanks. ~tin~ #3108651
Mary N C. Taitt August 01, 2006Hi Christine! Thans foryour comments. I'm on the road, so I'm not sure if I have access to the origials or not. I'll check and see if I have them on my tiny Libretto.
I actually posted both of the originals on my site--in my gallery, I believe. Let me check. #3112769
Mary N C. Taitt August 01, 2006I don't have the originals on the travel coputer, so sorry. If you're still interested when I get home, I'll be happy to post them then. Mary :-D #3112794
Mary Christine P. Villanueva August 02, 2006Hi Mary! I saw the aurora art installation on BP and the tern, thanks. Sorry for taking much of your time, I'm new in photography and I'm trying to learn from you experts to improve my work. I'll wait for the originals. Thanks. ~tin~ #3116607
Mary N C. Taitt August 03, 2006I'm selling a house in NY so don't know when that will be, but I'll try to remember when I get back to Detroit!!
I'm just learning myself, but am always happy to help in any way possible. #3122180
John V. Roscich December 16, 2006BEAUTIFUL IMAGE MARY
Vladan D. Djordjevic January 12, 2007Very creative picture! Love the composition, color! Unique! #3813012
Mary N C. Taitt January 12, 2007Thanks so much John and Vladen! Mary :-D #3813445
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