Uploaded: October 27, 2007 06:02:04


Abandoned house somewhere in Maine - I'm sure this house was someone's pride and joy once upon a time - looks like it's lacking the TLC that is required to maintain its original beauty -

Effects added in Photoshop CS3

Second Place Winner October 2007 BetterPhoto.com


October 27, 2007

Beautiful and.... SpOoKy!! #771926

Sheryl Worboys October 27, 2007

well done! fantastic shot made perfect by your clever artistic touch-wonderful colouring adding effect and emotion #4989825

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict October 27, 2007

A lovely image and work here Judy...Dominick #4989838

Amy JACKSON October 27, 2007

Awesome image, Judy! What a wonderful find! #4989862

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 27, 2007

I love what you did to it! Awesome Halloween shot! #4989877

Murry Grigsby October 27, 2007

A very cool find and creative treatment Judy! This is just right for the season!! #4990117

George L. Stanley October 27, 2007

This old house still holds alot of beauty Judy, very nice job, George #4990282

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 27, 2007

Absolutely captivating work here, Judy!!! Incredible capture, my friend!!! #4990349

Cathy Barrows October 27, 2007

fantastic job with the post cam work...love it #4990484

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 27, 2007

Very spooky. Super work on the effects--just perfect for the season. #4990627

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 27, 2007

Awesome find, Judy!!!!! Your effects are outstanding!!!!!! What a shame to let a beauty like this fall into ruin!!!! ♫ k #4990679

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 27, 2007

You know I love this one! I got a great lesson from you while you were working on this one! Your creative eye makes all your work a winner to me! Bet this is a winner too!

jo ann c. #4990682

Carla Metzler October 27, 2007

This is really great, very creative and wonderful image, Judy! #4990771

Pat Gamwell October 27, 2007

Good setting for Halloween! Excellent! #4990992

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe October 27, 2007

A great find and capture, Judy! Great colors. #4991098

Howard A. Wimpee October 27, 2007

Great capture and presentation!! Reminds me of the song,A Ghost in this house!! #4991150

Michelle Alton October 27, 2007

Unbelievable Halloween shot.
Love the capture and effects. #4992186

Shawn Jennings October 27, 2007

Spoooky! But a beautiful house! Great work on this, Judy! #4992286

Sandra R. Alvey October 27, 2007

Wowie Judy AWESOME find and capture! I love the effects you used, makes it the perfect haunted house picture! I bet it was a beautiful home in it's day. Kinna makes me sad to see it in such disrepair. :(


Tammy Scott October 28, 2007

Oh what a perfect image for October! I love it! #4994006

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 28, 2007

Fabulous, Judy!
Incredibly presented!
Great October image!
--Lisa #4994918

Darren K. Fisher October 28, 2007

Great looking house and the effects really give it that spooky feel. #4995019

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 28, 2007

Wow, you found my house!!!! Guess I better get back there and paint! LOL Great capture! I love it!! #4996428

David Phalen October 28, 2007

What a wonderful house it must have been. Great find, capture and effects. #4996494

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 29, 2007

What a great find this was. Looks a little spooky! Your gallery is just beautiful, Judy! I could spend a lot of time here enjoying your work! #5000598

Arlene Krassner October 29, 2007

Judy this is spectacular. #5000975

Wanda-Lynn Searles level-classic November 02, 2007

What an outstanding photo! Excellent effects and colors! I just love these old houses. #5017549

Carla Metzler November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Judy! Great effects! #5127865

Dr Silly level-classic November 26, 2007

Love it, Congrat on your finalist for this. :O)

Cassie L. Woodlee November 26, 2007

Congratulations Judy!!!!!! #5128330

anonymous November 26, 2007

Congratulations Judy on your finalist! B- #5128350

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Judy. #5128409

Shawn Jennings November 26, 2007

I knew we'd see this one again! Congratulations on your finalist, Judy! #5128597

Tammy Scott November 26, 2007

Congratulations on another simply excellent finalist! #5128599

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 26, 2007

This was one of my favorites, I think this will go on to win! I enjoyed watching you work on this one!

Congrats on all 5 finalist, way to go!

jo ann c.


Linda D. Lester level-classic November 26, 2007

WTG!!! One of my favorites too! Congratulations! #5129136

Bill Wyatt November 26, 2007

Congratulations Judy! #5129312

David Phalen November 26, 2007

Congratulations!! #5129533

Tamera S. Phillips November 26, 2007

Congratulations Judy! #5130136

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe November 26, 2007

Congratulations on your super Halloween Finalist, Judy! #5130910

Pat Gamwell November 26, 2007

Fabulous finalist, Judy! WTG! #5131172

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 26, 2007

Congratulations, Judy! A very imaginative finalist! #5131260

Amy JACKSON November 26, 2007

Congratulations, Judy! #5131359

Kathy L. Clark November 26, 2007

Congratulations my friend on all four of your outstanding finalist. #5131412

Evy Johansen level-classic November 26, 2007

BIG congratulations on your very beautiful finalist, Judy!! #5131435

Susan M. Hembree November 26, 2007

Fantastic job, Judy! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist! #5131804

randy dannheim November 26, 2007

Judy, congrats on a well deserved finalist. #5131996

Cesar J. La Rosa November 26, 2007

WONDERFUL Finalist, Judy!!!
Cesar #5132588

Susie Peek-Swint November 27, 2007

Great find and ps work Judy ~ congrats! #5133220

Ken Smith level-classic November 27, 2007

Definitely a cool shot. Congrats again! #5133532

Cliff & Patti Smith level-classic November 27, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Judy! #5134349

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic November 27, 2007

Super...congrats on this finalist! #5134495

Erin Tyler November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist! #5134542

Gary Lange November 27, 2007

Many congrats here, Judy!! I really like this! #5135098

Patricia Fritsche November 27, 2007

Takes you right there!! That sky is so cool, and the definition with such a character to the house, makes this a great offering! Patricia #5135849

Howard A. Wimpee November 27, 2007

Congratulations,Very good work with this,well deserved finalist!!! #5135970

Corinne M. Thompson November 27, 2007

Well, it may be abandoned and neglected but your restored it to a beauty! Congrats on your Finalist! #5136669

Jennifer Rennison November 27, 2007

Fabulous image, Judy! Imagine this was a grand home at one time, congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #5137270

Nikki McDonald level-classic November 27, 2007

I'm in your gallery looking at all five of your finalists--what a wonderful collection. You have great versatility, Judy. This is one of my favorites--hauntingly beautiful. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round. #5137573

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 27, 2007

What a find! Great capture & effects; congratulations! #5138551

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Congrats Judy on this Excellent Finalist! Jeff #5138658

Carla Metzler November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Judy! Excellent work! #5138972

Tammy Scott November 27, 2007

Congratulations on another awesome win! #5139046

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 27, 2007

Awesome....Congratulattions! #5139106

Nikki McDonald level-classic November 27, 2007

Another win~ My second favorite of your finalists--or maybe a tie for favorite. No matter. Congratulations, Judy. #5139126

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 27, 2007

Congratulations once more, Judy! #5139150

Shawn Jennings November 27, 2007

Congratulations again, Judy! WTG!!! #5139224

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 27, 2007


THREE WINS! Way to go Judy!
I just knew this would be one of them!


jo ann c. #5139403

Cesar J. La Rosa November 27, 2007

Congratulations on this AWESOME Winner, Judy!!!
Cesar #5139496

Laurence Saliba level-classic November 27, 2007

Thia is such good work!!! Congrats on this fantastic winner Judy!!!! #5139530

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe November 27, 2007

A wonderful winning photo...congrats! #5139693

Darryl Wilkinson November 27, 2007

And another congrats to you, Judy! WTG!! #5139806

Carol Teal November 27, 2007

Congrats on another wonderful win Judy! #5139872

Evy Johansen level-classic November 27, 2007

Huge congratulations on another beautiful and well deserved win, Judy!! #5140203

Les Rhoades level-classic November 27, 2007

Congratulations on your GOLD Button win!

Stephen Zacker November 28, 2007

Very Cool. Congratulations #5141026

Autum Rhoades November 28, 2007

BIG Congrats, Judy!!! #5141291

Murry Grigsby November 28, 2007

Congratulations on your 2nd wonderful image and 2nd win Judy!! #5141537

Corinne M. Thompson November 28, 2007

Congratulations on your win Judy! #5141589

Wally Orlowsky November 28, 2007

Congratulations on this well done winner, Judy! #5141668

Jessica Jenney November 28, 2007

Congratulations again, Judy on another beautiful winner! #5142996

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 28, 2007

Congratulations, again, Ms. Judy! WTG! #5143172

Howard A. Wimpee November 28, 2007

Well Excuse Me!!! Congratulations on this Fantastic Winner, Way TO Go!!! #5143207

Mitch Spence level-classic November 28, 2007

Judy, I missed seeing this one earlier. I like just everything about it. The wonderful house, the effects, just everything. Congratulations. #5143228

David Phalen November 28, 2007

Big Congrats, again, on another well deserved Winner!! #5143395

Dr Silly level-classic November 28, 2007

WTG Judy, congrats on the Gold. :O)

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 28, 2007

Terrific work Judy, congrats! #5143850

Linda Blair November 28, 2007

WTG Judy...congratulations on your win!!! ☺ #5144282

Jill Flynn November 28, 2007

Wonderful textures and mood! Congratulations on another terrific win. What a great month for you!!!! #5144526

Sam Britt November 28, 2007

Another winner, congatulations! #5145225

Datha Y. Thompson November 28, 2007

Awesome work Judy!! Congratulations again!! WTG :0) #5145326

Revonda L. Gentry November 29, 2007

Congratulations! Beautiful work!! #5149727

Sherry Sturgis November 30, 2007

Congratualtions on this wonderful winner, Judy!!!
Excellent post processing!!! #5151753

Sylvia Rossler November 30, 2007

Big congrats on your wonderful winner Judy :o) #5152607

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic December 01, 2007

Amazing winner(s), Judy!
What an incredible month...You're sizzling! GREAT WORK!
---Lisa #5155764

Nick Lagos December 02, 2007

Congratulations on your terrific win Judy... #5158888

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