Uploaded: February 07, 2008


Another composite of many, many elements depicting a scene from the Pacific in WWII.

Update: If you are interested I have a little background on this image as well as some images of the parts and pieces that went into to making it - see it here: http://quantzgallery.blogspot.com/


Tiia Vissak February 07, 2008

very original! #849290

Patrick Rouzes February 07, 2008

WOWWWWWWWWW, brilliant & phenomenal work in every way!!! This is absolutely exceptional, James!!! Great title too!!! #5459494

February 07, 2008

AGREE, fantastic work James. #5459647

Cyn Valentine February 07, 2008

What a talent you are! Fantastic image..nope..spectacular!!!! Great work James!! #5459760

James Quantz Jr. February 07, 2008

Thanks everyone...a lot of work went into this one! For those that aren't into history, my model is acting as a (LSO) or Landing Signal Operator. They relied on paddles to direct the pilots inbound for landing. #5459819

Judy L. Valadao February 07, 2008

Great work!! Did you design the plane yourself. Very realistic. #5459833

James Quantz Jr. February 07, 2008

Hey Judy, it is actually a model I purchased for the purpose of having it in this image. You can see it at my blog if you're interested: http://quantzgallery.blogspot.com/ #5460026

Susana Ms Heide February 07, 2008

This is a MAGNIFICIENT creation! Your skills and creativity in the digital darkroom are STELLAR, James!! Love your gallery! WOW! #5460711

Bonnie Gearhart February 07, 2008

WOW WOW WOW I so love this!
Bonnie #5460827

Judy A. Lawhon February 07, 2008

Just amazing, James.....so well done!! #5460867

Michelle Alton February 07, 2008

All I can do is echo the words of the others who wrote before me. This is incredible editing and creativity, James. What an image.
Michelle #5460994

Kimi A. Phillips February 08, 2008

I am dumbfounded by your DD skills. Do you do tutorials!?!?!?! #5464698

Judy L. Valadao February 08, 2008

A model, what a great idea. I really love your work!! #5465881

Jim Britt February 10, 2008

Really cool stuff. What a tribute as well. #5474578

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar February 11, 2008

super cool image here, JQ! #5477514

Amanda Chapman February 12, 2008

This is right up there with my two favorite photographers: Dave Hill & Joey Lawrence!
Awesome!!!!! #5486884

James Quantz Jr. February 12, 2008

Thanks Susana, Bonnie, Judy, Michelle, Kimi, Judy V, Jim, Nolax, and Amanda!

Kimi, I haven't done any tutorials but I have some info on my blog drop by sometime...

Thanks Amanda, two great image makers there. I'll try to keep it up!


Janet L. Rogal February 17, 2008

You've done it again James!!! I love the addition of the handsome guy on the deck! (tee hee, I think I know who it is!) Beautiful editing. You are an inspiration! My Dad and two uncles fought in WWII. Dad was a fighter pilot. Thanks for creating this image for us to enjoy!
Janet #5506705

Marina Moore February 18, 2008

You have a truly amazing gallery!!! This is an awesome image, you have vision and talent to execute it perfectly. :) #5511963

Jenny D February 24, 2008

Amazing work!! #5545710

Michelle Alton March 22, 2008

The HAT TRICK, James! I'm so pleased.
Michelle #5678692

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 23, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist!! Your work is always a pleasure to view James, it's so creative! #5684364

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar March 23, 2008

congrats, my friend!! winner for sure! #5685832

Tiia Vissak March 24, 2008

Congratulations! #5686715

Marina Moore March 24, 2008

Congratulations James!!!! This is one of the BEST images I've ever seen!!! Being a history buff, I LOVE it!!! :) #5689251

Nancy (Peaches) Harker March 24, 2008

Big Congrats on your Awsome finalist James, best of luck in the next round!!! #5690654

Elida Gutierrez March 24, 2008


A Special Star
For all the Winners.

Tiia Vissak March 25, 2008

congratulations on your winner! #5693182

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 25, 2008

Spectacular work here!!
Congratulations on your WIN!
~Lisa #5695011

Kimi A. Phillips March 25, 2008

Big Congrats to you!!! #5695087

March 25, 2008

Extremely well done! You have great vision, and wonderful talent! Congrats. . . #5695392

Dianna Murphy March 25, 2008

Wow, you got skills man! #5697198

James Quantz Jr. March 25, 2008

Thank you everyone for your kind words! #5697239

Michelle Alton March 25, 2008

Jay (is it OK to use that name?)...I truly think that this one and your B17(?) taking flak were Grand Prize winners. Others of yours were also brilliant. They are all winners to me and I'm glad that the judges have honored you with a winner!
Michelle #5697773

James Quantz Jr. March 26, 2008

Thank you, Michelle. I always look forward to your commentary! #5701545

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict March 27, 2008

Congratulations James on your Win.

Dominick #5704719

Siete Meeter March 30, 2008

This is a MAGNIFICIENT creation! Your skills and creativity in the digital darkroom are STELLAR, James!! Love your gallery! WOW!


Paula Kelly April 01, 2008

Fantastic image I missed it! congradulations on your win... #5727964

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