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Uploaded: July 08, 2004 19:57:57


Canon EOS 10D


Carolina K. Smith July 08, 2004

This is really beautiful. Love how the little guy and flag are colored differently. Outstanding tribute :) #146023

Julie Comeaux July 08, 2004

truly a wonderful tribute...thank you for saying it for all of us!!! #638319

Cynthia M. Anning July 08, 2004

Thanks so much for the compliments Carolina and Julie, and so glad you like it! The little guy of course is my son, and the gentlemen are my husband, my father, my husband's great uncle, and my husband's grandfather. Thanks again! #638335

Jason July 08, 2004

Wow Cindy,this is really great. You must have been reading my mind. I was wondering who was pictured. #638360

Janet Detota July 08, 2004

Excellent job! #638400

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 09, 2004

Outstanding image! #638447

Joyce K. Lawrence July 09, 2004

Great job!It's a great tribute to those who have fought for peace.And to have all of them in your family you should be very proud. #638464

Cathy T. Vettes July 09, 2004

WOW !! This is just beautiful !! Brings a tear to my eye.. Excellent tribute and presentation Cynthia! #639034

Shari Morris level-classic July 09, 2004

BRAVO! Very powerfull. A wonderful tribute to those who have served. #639487

Cynthia M. Anning July 09, 2004

Thank you again everyone! =0) #639520

Lisa Deaton July 09, 2004

Beautiful job on this one. My husband is in the AF. I would love to know how you achieved this so that I could possibly do the same thing. Would you share your technique with me? Really enjoyed your gallery. Thanks, Lisa #640086

Cynthia M. Anning July 09, 2004

Lisa - I would be happy to share the general techniques used here. I am using Photoshop CS. This composition/collage has several cropped other photos in separate layers. I work with the opacity settings and also use the eraser where necessary. This type of thing just takes a LOT of practice using Photoshop or other comparable programs. As stated, each cropped photo is placed on in a different layer. I select a layer at a time from the layer palette and apply the opacity settings and other levels accordingly. Hope this helps! #640132

Carolina K. Smith August 14, 2004

Congratulations, Cynthia! I am excited to see this again! Good luck!!!! #707614

Susan T. Evans level-classic August 14, 2004

Congrats!!! this is terrific! #708961

Janet Detota August 14, 2004

Congratulations, Cynthia and good luck! #709041

Kelly Abernathy level-classic August 14, 2004

Woo - Hoo! Congratulations! -K #709265

Gunther Allen August 15, 2004

Congrats on a very moving entry! This would be a great entry at and the Patriotic Theme Category there! -G #712284

Cynthia M. Anning August 15, 2004

Thank you Gunther. I have yet to participate in other photo online contests. I always find some sort of gimmick embedded in the fine print, but I will check it out. Thanks again! #712300

Jim Kinnunen level-classic August 15, 2004

Congrats on a great image and your win!! #712725

Nancy Grace Chen August 15, 2004

Excellent work. Congratulations!

Nancy #712870

Cynthia M. Anning August 15, 2004

Thank you Jim and Nancy and everyone!! #712989

Kelly Abernathy level-classic August 16, 2004

I am so glad to see this here! It's a wonderful collage and such a special family treasure! I've loved it since I first saw it! Congratulations on your win! -K #715195

Cynthia M. Anning August 16, 2004

Thanks so much K! #715258

Imran Khan August 16, 2004

Beautiful, Congrats on well deserved win! #715758

Diane Dupuis August 26, 2004

Congrats! #736938

January 23, 2006

Absolutely beautiful Cynthia!
Congratulations on your win! #2324776

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