Portland Light

Uploaded: August 29, 2006 06:23:28


Yet another image from the trip to Maine. I used photomatrix HDR on this image. If you have not seen what this can do you really should check it out. This image was a waste till I used this program.
As for the light no special effect just caught it at the right time, and with the right f/stop.

Category: Travel&Place


Carla Metzler August 29, 2006

This is beautiful, Darren. I love the composition. #512458

Marcie A. Fowler August 29, 2006

This made me really smile!!! Great memories as I was standing in the pouring rain with you when you took this. It looks beautiful. Love the composition and the capture of the light and the path leading up to it. Also like that you caught the bench on the path. Thanks for sharing the link for HDR with me. Still have to try it. #3238907

Autum Rhoades August 29, 2006

Beautiful, Darren! Great job photographing this in the rain, as Marcie said. GREAT!!! #3238935

Mary L. Graham August 29, 2006

WOW, this is beautiful Darren!! =) #3238941

Paul Michko August 29, 2006

Great capture, Darren. #3239249

Gary Lange August 29, 2006

great work, Darren! #3239261

Cathy Barrows August 29, 2006

beautiful and different view o f this lighthouse #3239380

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe August 29, 2006

Beautiful view of the lighthouse Darren...and thanks for sharing your info! #3239535

Nadya Johnson August 29, 2006

BEAUTIFUL capture, Darren!! I especially love those rocks. Hard to believe this was "a WASTE", exactly... !! Nope. Because "a waste" isn't fixable: that is my opinion, and I'm sticking to it!! lol. I am really curious now about HDR so I guess I'll have to go and check it out. Well done! (Whatever HDR really does! It was still a good photo though, since all the elements were obviously there at the beginning!) #3239561

David Phalen August 29, 2006

Happy you didn't trash this shot. We are beginning to see the result of Photomatrix HDR more. Your treatment of this shot shows why. #3239712

Gail Vitikacs level-classic August 29, 2006

Certainly is a wonderful image Darren.....very beautiful! #3239859

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 29, 2006

Great job Darren; thanks for the HDR info!! Jeff #3239970

Jenny D August 29, 2006

Gorgeous! #3240031

Leonard Pierce August 29, 2006

Very beautiful image Darren, great job with the HDR! #3240316

Sharon Day level-classic August 29, 2006

Beautiful image, Darren!!! Thanks for the info on HDR. I've tried it in PS CS2 and don't know whether I was doing something wrong or the software but mine looked horrible. Well done! #3240622

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 29, 2006

Just beautiful...Ok I have got to know what this is!!! HDR #3240813

Mary Timman August 29, 2006

Oh those effects you used has really brought out everything in the scene, which is beautifully composed! But the rocks stand out and have so much texture. Yep, gotta know what this HDR is also! #3240879

Elisabeth A. Gay August 29, 2006

Pretty shot Darren! #3241335

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 29, 2006

Never heard of the program you mention, what does it exactly do? I like the deep colors and tones. Great comp Darren! #3241346

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 29, 2006

Nice capture Darren. Love the effect. First time I've seen it. Looks like a postcard. #3241353

Ken Smith level-classic August 29, 2006

Beautiful.. Please send me info on the program. Thanks!!!!!!!!!!! #3241724

Bobbie Davis August 29, 2006

WOW! Great shot! #3242284

Kathy Radford August 30, 2006

What wonderful detail in the rocks. Love it. Kathy in NH #3242821

Dan E. August 30, 2006

Awesome image! #3243342

Crossroad Photography August 30, 2006

Gorgeous! #3243693

Andrew I. Boyd August 30, 2006

This is a beautiful image,Darren:-) #3246472

Joannie Bertucci level-classic August 30, 2006

I could eat this one alive!
Excellent! #3247332

Jenny Bosmans August 31, 2006

Beautiful scene and gorgeous image, Darren! :) #3248189

Stephanie Laird level-classic August 31, 2006

Super shot Darren! Just beautiful! #3250624

Stephanie Laird level-classic August 31, 2006

Super shot Darren! Just beautiful! #3250635

Michelle Lea Guinn September 01, 2006

Gorgeous image, Darren!!! mlg~ #3254715

Tony Wilder September 21, 2006

who says you need a blue sky to make a shot? This is just perfect. From the framing to the lighting to even the minor burst on the lighthouse light. #3340668

Tamera S. Phillips September 26, 2006

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist! #3365590

Renee Doyle level-classic September 26, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Darren!!!! Best of luck in the next round!!

Marcie A. Fowler September 26, 2006

A great big huge congrats to you my friend on this image making finalist. Makes me smile cause I was right there with you!!!! #3365945

Crossroad Photography September 26, 2006

Congratulations Darren!! #3365980

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 26, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3366028

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe September 26, 2006


ccc #3366029

Bill Wyatt September 26, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Darren!! Good luck on the next round!!! #3366295

Pat Gamwell September 26, 2006

Well deserved! BIG CONGRATS, Darren! #3366423

Dennis Flanagan September 26, 2006

The foreground detail is what makes this outstanding. Congrats. #3366503

Carla Metzler September 26, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Darren! #3366562

She-She Killough September 26, 2006

Beautiful Darren COngrats!!! #3366608

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe September 26, 2006

Congrats, Darren! Good work on the HDR. Lovely image from Maine!! #3366950

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 26, 2006

Congratulations, Darren, on this beautiful finalist! Gorgeous work! #3367261

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 26, 2006

AWESOME shot...congratulations! #3367676

Nadya Johnson September 26, 2006

Wow! Glorious! Congratulations, Darren! #3368389

John V. Roscich level-deluxe September 26, 2006

JOHN #3368711

Su Sana E. P level-classic September 26, 2006

Congratulations, Darren!! #3368859

Sherry S. Boles September 26, 2006

Congrats on a beauty of a finalist, Darren! #3369091

Lorraine A. Cook September 26, 2006

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Darren!<:)) #3369651

Jessica Jenney September 27, 2006

Congratulations, Darren on this wonderful finalist image! #3370184

Michael Khoury September 27, 2006

congratulations Darren !
M #3370532

Kara L. Hendricks September 27, 2006

Congrats on this wonderful finalist!!! #3370834

Tammy Scott level-classic September 27, 2006

Congratulations on a beautiful finalist #3371010

Ken Smith level-classic September 27, 2006

Congratulations, Darren. Last year when I visited this place, the fog was so dense I didn't even take a picture. I'll live thru yours. LOL #3371209

Gail Vitikacs level-classic September 27, 2006

Hooray Darren!!! Well deserved!!! #3372922

Karen Engelbreth September 27, 2006

Congratulations, Darren! #3372951

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 27, 2006

Beautiful scene Darren, congratulations!! #3373106

Shawn Jennings September 27, 2006

Great image Darren! Congratulations on your finalist! #3375031

Gunther Allen September 27, 2006

WTG Darren! Beautifully composed and captured! #3377174

Anita Hogue September 28, 2006

Gorgeous capture, Darren! Congratulations on this beautiful image for a finalist!! #3379444

Mary Timman September 28, 2006

Figured we would see this one again. It's just beautiful. Congratulations and Good Luck! #3381788

Bobbie Davis September 29, 2006

Congrats Darren! #3384866

Leonard Pierce September 30, 2006

Superb image Darren, congratulations once again!! #3392286

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