Ocracoke Dawn Fantasy

© Michelle R. Kovach

Ocracoke Dawn Fantasy

Uploaded: May 24, 2008


Original Image - f18.0, ISO 200, 1/500, Ocracoke Island Lighthouse, Ocracoke, NC, Outer Banks, Taken at a low angle, April 2007.

Changed the coloring of the sky, added lighting effects, added light rays using a brush, layer style effects, dodge, burn Several Layers, NIK Viveza filter & much more. ;)

Reworked & Resubmitted.

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 21.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D


Renata Gusciora May 24, 2008

Great image and work! #927912

Connie S. Gentz May 24, 2008

Michelle, you've done a wonderful job on making this old North Carolina lighthouse shine! #5970795

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 24, 2008

This is beautiful, Michelle.

Dominick #5970834

Michelle R. Kovach May 24, 2008

Thank you Dominick, Connie & Renata! #5970875

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 24, 2008

It looks super, Michelle. Very nicely done--it really pops! #5970888

Michelle R. Kovach May 24, 2008

Thank you Nikki! #5971234

Les Rhoades level-classic May 24, 2008

Love your creative work here. Your light rays are spot on! #5971315

Tonya R. Boles May 24, 2008

Beautiful job. #5971410

Michelle L. Frick May 24, 2008

I love the light and your beautiful sky, Michelle! A beautiful lighthouse image!! #5971530

Erica Murphy level-deluxe May 24, 2008

Gorgeous photo!!! WOW! #5971548

Daniella Puente May 24, 2008

WOW Michelle this one looks terrific!!! EXCELLENT DDR :o) #5971589

Christine Czernin level-classic May 24, 2008

A piece of art, Michelle.
A lot of work that really pays of. Just beautiful. #5971626

Karen Rahlf May 24, 2008

Wow, this is beautiful. Love that sky! #5972106

Michelle R. Kovach May 24, 2008

Thank you Les, Tonya, Michelle, Erica, Daniella, Christine & Karen! #5972641

William C. Raco level-classic May 24, 2008

Excellent composition and color, Michelle
Very nicely done #5972916

Michelle R. Kovach May 24, 2008

Thank you William! #5973180

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 24, 2008

Really great digital work, beautiful image Michelle!! #5973525

Michelle R. Kovach May 25, 2008

Thank you Donna! #5974518

Corinne M. Thompson May 27, 2008

Fabulous image and great ps work Michelle! #5984482

Michelle R. Kovach May 27, 2008

Thank you Corinne! #5985101

Randy L. Morgan June 05, 2008

Very creative, Michelle! #6021796

Jillian Danielson June 23, 2008

WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW gorgeous my friend!! #6097481

Michelle R. Kovach June 23, 2008

Thank you Randy & Jillian! #6097529

Sherry L. Davis July 21, 2008

Congratulations, Michelle! This is so gorgeous! Excellent work! #6206337

Michelle R. Kovach July 21, 2008

Thank you Sherry! #6206354

Tonya R. Boles July 21, 2008

Congrats Michelle. #6208232

Michelle R. Kovach July 21, 2008

Thank you Tonya! #6208255

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 21, 2008

Great work on this beautiful and dynamic image, Michelle!

Congratulations on your finalist!
Debby #6208713

eileen bedford July 21, 2008

Congratulations Michelle on this beautiful Finalist, well done... #6209235

Kara L. Hendricks July 21, 2008

A BIG congrats Chica!!

Best of luck to you in the finals!!!! #6209330

Michelle R. Kovach July 21, 2008

Thank you Deborah, Eileen & Kara! #6209539

Daniella Puente July 21, 2008

GREAT finalist Michelle, congrats!!! #6209744

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist! Outstanding Michelle! #6211538

Kristy A. Keene July 22, 2008

Love This! Congrats on your Finalist!! #6211640

Michelle R. Kovach July 22, 2008

Thank you Daniella, Donna & Kristy! #6212160

Susana Ms Heide July 22, 2008

Many CONGRATS Michelle on your finalist!!! #6213597

Corinne M. Thompson July 22, 2008

Big Congrats to you Michelle! #6214231

Michelle L. Frick July 22, 2008

Congratulations again Michelle on another gorgeous finalist! I love this image!! #6214715

Michelle R. Kovach July 22, 2008

Thank you Susana, Corinne & Michelle! #6214759

Pat Gamwell July 22, 2008

Exquisite work, Michelle! Well deserved honor! #6215571

Michelle R. Kovach July 22, 2008

Thank you Pat! #6215808

Sylvia Rossler July 22, 2008

Beautiful !!! Congrats :O) #6215929

Michelle R. Kovach July 22, 2008

Thank you Sylvia! #6215970

Susan Fox July 23, 2008

Congratulations Michelle! #6222170

Michelle R. Kovach July 23, 2008

Thank you Susan! #6222186

Rosemary Sampson level-classic August 06, 2008

Michelle, wonderful photo. Love the colors, clarity, POV. I would be curious in how to add light rays to a photo. Interesting! #6279619

Michelle R. Kovach August 06, 2008

Thank you Rosemary! They are applied with brushes and different layer styles. #6280963

Datha Y. Thompson August 13, 2008

IM LATE!!! But I KNEW this was a Winner from the start!!! LOVE IT!! Outstanding work on this girl!! also Congrats on the DD photo discussions!!! YGG :) #6307620

Michelle R. Kovach August 13, 2008

Thank you so much Datha! I'm shocked! #6307656

Mary E. Lake August 13, 2008

Michelle, this is absolutely lovely, I don't know how I could have missed this!! Congrats on your Finalist and also on the DD photo discussion!! Wonderful!! :) #6307930

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 13, 2008

Congratulations on your Digital Darkroom feature Michelle. Such a beautiful and creative image!!! An awesome finalist! #6308294

Michelle R. Kovach August 13, 2008

Thank you Mary & Donna! #6309314

Carol Teal August 13, 2008

I know I saw this before...maybe I chose it as my fav in PG101 because I thought I had commented before! Anyway, beautiful work, comp and colors! And congrats on your finalist! #6309726

Michelle R. Kovach August 13, 2008

Thank you Carol! #6309878

Corinne M. Thompson August 14, 2008

Congrats on your DD feature Michelle! #6312798

Michelle R. Kovach August 14, 2008

Thank you Corinne! #6313088

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic August 23, 2008

Spectacular capture and effects, Michelle!
~Lisa #6356709

Michelle R. Kovach August 23, 2008

Thank you Lisa! #6356761

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