Land of the Forgotten

© Erika Haight

Land of the Forgotten

Uploaded: October 26, 2007 09:01:00


Photo taken in Rochester, Montana in late afternoon. Re-worked for re-entry in PS. Thanks for looking! :)


Cyn Valentine October 26, 2007

Hi Erika.. I love this! Great tones and detail...beautifully done! #771422

Erika Haight October 26, 2007

Thanks Cyn... for everything ;) #4985795

John Caruso October 26, 2007

What cool colors and textures you have going on here. I love the desolation...but I also love just how much is going on here. Very nice work! #4985876

Erika Haight October 26, 2007

Thanks John! **erika #4985935

Pat Gamwell October 26, 2007

I love old, nostalgic pics & you have created this one so beautifully, Erika! Welcome to PG101! #4985944

Erika Haight October 26, 2007

Thanks so much Pat~! Nice to be a part! **erika #4985974

Autum Rhoades October 26, 2007

For me, it is the detail in the background that this gives this image depth and interest. I love the nostalgic feel to this - the sepia tones are warm. The desolation is really captured by the color choice. GREAT work! #4986027

Nadine A. Lewis October 26, 2007

I LOVE THIS, Erika!!! AWESOME tones & detail!!! <>< #4986105

Erika Haight October 26, 2007

Thank you Autumn & Nadine.. your comments are appreciated!~ **erika #4986113

Stan Kwasniowski October 26, 2007

Erika, gorgeous #4986286

Joy Rector October 26, 2007

beautiful work #4986432

Susan M. Hembree October 26, 2007

Great image, Erika! Really like what you did with color and tones! #4986682

Erika Haight October 26, 2007

Thanks Joy, Susan, and Stan! #4987217

Tamara K. Walker level-classic October 26, 2007

Beautiful tones and textures. #4987831

Amy JACKSON October 27, 2007

Wonderful image, Erika!! The tones are great! #4989079

Erika Haight October 27, 2007

Thank you so much Amy! #4990695

Heather L. Haderly October 27, 2007

Gorgeous Erika!!! #4991070

Erika Haight October 27, 2007

Thanks Heather... Where have you been? #4991074

Jimmy Brown October 27, 2007

Hey Erica,WOW,I really like this pic, so foreboding! Great tone and style - jimmy - #4991149

Erika Haight October 27, 2007

Thanks for the comment JimmY! Its appreciated! **erika #4991166

Yvonne M. Emerson October 27, 2007

Definitely a GREAT shot and wonderful use of tones, lines and textures. VERY nice! #4992341

Erika Haight October 27, 2007

Thank you too Yvonne~ :) have a great weekend ~ erika #4992348

Cesar J. La Rosa October 28, 2007

Beautiful tones and textures, Erika!!!
Wonderful work!!!
Cesar #4996979

Pat Gamwell October 28, 2007

Much improved from the 1st entry, Erika! Looks like a winner to me! LOVE the sepia and details! #4997182

Erika Haight October 28, 2007

Thank you Pat and Cesar! Your comments are always welcome! erika #4997244

Jenny Bosmans October 29, 2007

Definitely one of my favorites, Erika! Gorgeous color tones and excellent work! :) #4997948

Erika Haight October 29, 2007

Thanks to you Jenny! Have a great day! #4999595

Daniella Puente October 29, 2007

Beautiful sepia Erika! the landscape looks solitude and strong with the tone...has a great mood :) #4999791

Erika Haight October 29, 2007

Your comment is appreciated Daniella! **erika #4999868

Cassie L. Woodlee October 29, 2007

WOW I agree with everyone Erika, this is awesome. Love the tones, POV and detail and love that old fencing what a perfect find. Well seen and captured. I think you did and awesome job on this and congrats on Editors Pick!!!! #5001012

Holly Shao October 29, 2007

Terrific capture, lighting, and tones, Erika!

Holly #5001170

Erika Haight October 29, 2007

Thanks to Cass & Holly! ** warm regards, erika #5001194

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 29, 2007

Your tones really set the mood for this awesome capture, Erika. #5001497

Shirley Sicurello level-classic October 30, 2007

Interesting image made all the more interesting by the color tone and title - Well done! #5003991

Erika Haight October 30, 2007

Thank you Shirley & Emile! Have a great day! **erika #5004816

Louise Kumpf October 31, 2007

Love the rich browen tones, Erika, as well as the great detail. Excellent work! #5011450

Erika Haight October 31, 2007

Thank you so much Louise! Happy Halloween! erika #5011515

November 01, 2007

Great DOF it adds great interest to the photo! #5015487

Erika Haight November 01, 2007

Thankyou Carolee!~ erika #5015494

Erika Haight November 01, 2007

Thankyou Carolee!~ erika #5015567

Kevin Hedquist November 02, 2007

Erika, your sepia treatment is perfect for this scene. It truly enhances the theme. Kevin #5019535

Erika Haight November 02, 2007

Thank you Kevin~ Have a great day! e #5019558

Kimi A. Phillips November 02, 2007

Well, I agree with everyone on this one! Really sets a mood and tells a story. Great job! #5021456

Heather L. Haderly November 04, 2007

Hey Congrats on the Editors Pick!!! Knew I liked it for a reason, AWESOME SHOT!!! #5028018

KV Day November 04, 2007

Hmmm...thanks Erika #5028032

Erika Haight November 04, 2007


Michelle Alton November 07, 2007

This is an awesomely beautiful scene. I love the monotone tones and the composition is just fantastic!
Michelle #5042040

Karen Slagle November 07, 2007

There's not much I can add, it's all been said by those before me. I really like the mood of this image, Erika, and you did a fantastic job on it. #5042295

Erika Haight November 08, 2007

Thank you Michelle & Karen :0) #5045136

John R. Sanchez November 08, 2007

This is awesome! Has a spooky look to it. Nice job! #5045416

Erika Haight November 08, 2007

Thanks John~! erika #5045478

Kaye Burazin November 09, 2007

The lighting is awesome Erika. Evokes a feeling of mystery. #5050713

Wes Gubitz November 13, 2007

Nice work Erika!
This one brings a touch of nostalgia, Wagon Train, Gun Smoke, the harsh, lonely old West.
Good job!
Wes #5069360

Erika Haight November 13, 2007

Thank you so much Wes, and Kaye! :0) #5069513

Jeana Clark November 14, 2007

I've waited to long to comment on this one because everyone has already said what my thoughts are!!
Spectacular tones, details and lighting!!
Very Well Done G/F!!!

~J~ #5073670

Dave Winchell November 17, 2007

Great image Erika. The tones and contrast work perfectly. Dave #5088373

Les Rhoades level-classic November 26, 2007

Congrats Erika! WTG're off and running
I'm very proud of you.
Les #5127991

Erika Haight November 26, 2007

Thanks to all of you! ~ erika :0)~ #5128028

Dr Silly level-classic November 26, 2007

Way to go Erika on your first finalist. Congratulations. :O)

Angela Azzinnaro November 26, 2007

YAY Erika!!!!! CONGRATS sweetie!!!!!! #5128252

Cassie L. Woodlee November 26, 2007

AWESOME WTG Erika, congratulations !!!!!!! #5128446

Diana Child November 26, 2007

The first is always the best... AWESOME!!! #5128555

Kara L. Hendricks November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your first Erika!! The first of MANY more I am sure!! Way to go!!! #5128600

Susie Peek-Swint November 26, 2007

Many congrats on this wonderful finalist Erika! #5128606

Bob Cournoyer level-classic November 26, 2007

No longer a virgin! Congratulations on your finalist!!!

Bob #5128652

Nikki McDonald level-classic November 26, 2007

The composition and tones go together so well, Erika. I love the feel to this image. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round.

Michelle L. Frick November 26, 2007

Congratulations Erika!!! Way to go! The first one is always special!! I'm sure you have many more in your future! #5128705

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations Erika!,
Amalia #5128809

Erika Haight November 26, 2007

Thank you EVERYONE~ :0)~ #5128866

Jeana Clark November 26, 2007

Way To GO!!!!!!!

~J~ #5128872

Cheryl E. Davis November 26, 2007

WTG, Erika! Congrats on your first Finalist! #5129308

Kevin Hedquist November 26, 2007

Nice job on your finalist. Congrats!! #5129503

Daniella Puente November 26, 2007

YOU did it AWESOME!!! and I'm very happy for you dear Erika :)))))))) is a wonderful finalist EXCELLENT photo :o)
Good nights, Daniella #5129511

Tamara K. Walker level-classic November 26, 2007


Susan M. Hembree November 26, 2007

Fantastic, Erika! Great job! Congrats on you finalist! #5131274

Cesar J. La Rosa November 26, 2007

A BEAUTIFUL Finalist, Erika!!!
Cesar #5132674

Katarina Mansson November 27, 2007

I love this Erica! Congratulations! #5133613

John Caruso November 27, 2007

Congrats on your well deserved finalist, Erika! I just love this photo! #5134054

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Beautiful work, Erika; the sepia tones are perfect for this composition, and the crisp details really pop. #5134300

Erika Haight November 27, 2007

Thank you all so very much! ~ erika #5135128

Eugenio Diaz November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist Erika...Good luck in the next Level!!!
Eugenio #5135483

Mick Burkey November 27, 2007

Wow, Erica!! Great image and a real winner. Congratulations on the finals for this lovely work of art. WTG!!! #5135929

Mick Burkey November 27, 2007

Oops. Sorry about the misspell, Erika. #5135999

Howard A. Wimpee November 27, 2007

Congratulations,very good work!!! #5136027

Emile Abbott level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Glad to see this one again in the finalist column and mucho congratulations Erika. #5136071

Corinne M. Thompson November 27, 2007

Congrats on this wonderful image being your first Finalist! #5136601

Jenny Bosmans November 27, 2007

Big congrats and good luck in the next round, Erika! :) #5136868

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Congratulations Erika. Great job and well deserved. Good luck in the next round. #5139322

Mitch Spence level-classic November 27, 2007

A haunting image with beautiful tones, Erika. Congratulations. #5139360

Pat Gamwell November 28, 2007

This was no surprise, Erika! A well deserved image for finalist! WTG, girl! #5140383

Melissa G. Meiselman November 28, 2007

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Erika!! #5142079

Heather L. Haderly November 28, 2007

Congrats on the finalist Erika!!! Well deserved!!! #5142607

Patricia Ronan November 28, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist with this beautiful image Erika:) #5144201

Erika Haight November 28, 2007

Thank you everyone for your support and kind words! ~ erika #5144273

Amber Kennedy December 05, 2007

Congratulations, my are showing some really awesome talent! Have a great day!!! #5171828

Erika Haight December 05, 2007

Thank you Amber for your love and encouragement! erika #5172109

Cary Rogers December 20, 2007

Hi, Erika! I just saw this today, for the first time. Congratulations on this Finalist! Very cool--and evocative--image! It's reminiscent of an illustration from a Western novel. :-) #5235789

Janet Daniel February 04, 2008

Hi Erika, this image is superb! I love it. Congratulations!!! #5444826

John Connolly April 25, 2008

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Erika! #5841826

Erika Haight May 03, 2008

A HUGE THANKS to EVERYONE~!~ :) #5879173

Jim Britt June 15, 2008

I really like this shot. Great treatment added. Looks so cool! #6062704

Corinne M. Thompson July 21, 2008

This is an awesome capture Erika, belated congrats on the Finalist! #6210905

Sue Marshall July 27, 2008

Wow!! I had never seen this before Erika it is a wonderful Finalist!!!:-) #6236879

Bonnie C. Lackey July 27, 2008

Awesome work, Erika... #6237264

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