Uploaded: July 23, 2008


Multiple elements photographed and combined in post.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


July 23, 2008

Stunning work in the DD!! #966165

Michelle D. Milliman July 23, 2008

Wow!!!! Very well done!!!!! #6223004

Joao Martinho July 23, 2008

Very creative digital art! #6223070

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 23, 2008

Very creative and realistic. The clouds are unbelievable. We will see this again, James #6223392

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe July 23, 2008

Excellent, James! Outstanding art work and very well done!....Denny #6223525

Wm Nosal July 23, 2008

WOW! #6223535

David Stegmeir July 24, 2008

James this is fantastic and deserving of a print. I believe this should be at least a Finalist but really more. Great work!! #6225039

James Quantz Jr. July 24, 2008

Thanks Craig, Michelle, Joao, Usman, Denny, Wm, and David! Your observations are very much appreciated. #6225153

James Quantz Jr. July 24, 2008

Oh, and for any military buffs this is a depiction of a F6F-3 Hellcat flown by Lt. (JG) Alexander Vraciu. The Hellcat was the Allied response to the Japanese Zero and was soon thereafter dubbed the "Zero Killer". #6225254

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 08, 2008

Your work is noting shot of brilliant James! We can all learn from you. Of course we wouldn't have a CLUE how to DO any of it but we could LEARN! Ha! -Laura Swan #6290298

Michelle Alton August 21, 2008

This is wonderful James! Great Finalist! You know I am a disciple of yours! I love your work.
Still trying to make propellers spin...not there yet! #6345572

Scott A. McDaniel August 21, 2008

Wow is this amazing. I can't imagine the time spent here. Awesome work. #6348172

Colleen Farrell August 23, 2008

All of your images are winners in my book! Congratulations, James! #6356185

Dianna Hauf August 23, 2008

SO INCREDIBLY happy to see this as a finalist James Quantz Jr.!!! DITTO bigtime what Colleen said though! ALL WINNERS in my book too! Huge congratulations! #6357156

Michelle Alton August 25, 2008

Congratulations, James. I love this photo, and I'm always thrilled when your work makes the Winners' Circle. #6364970

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 25, 2008

Congratulations James on your Win.

Dominick #6365475

Elida Gutierrez August 25, 2008


 "The Fairy Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"July Winners"


KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. August 25, 2008


KARU. #6367406

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 25, 2008

I am happy that my the judges agreed with my expectations above.

CONGRATULATIONS James. WTG man #6368025

James Quantz Jr. August 26, 2008

Thank you Laura, Michelle, Michelle, Scott, Colleen, Dianna, Dominick, Elida, Karu, and Usman! #6373035

Cyn Valentine August 26, 2008

Fantastic winner James..big congratulations!! #6373037

James Quantz Jr. August 26, 2008

Thanks Cyn! #6373039

James Quantz Jr. August 26, 2008

Thanks Cyn! #6373043

Nemil B. Chabebe August 26, 2008

Congratulations! #6373650

Siete Meeter August 27, 2008

Stunning image and Congratulations!

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 27, 2008

Simply amazing James!! Impressive darkroom skills and beautiful image!! Congratulations on your win!! #6377264

Joseph M. Muench level-classic March 27, 2010

Pretty amazing work you do James...I especially love this one!
-Joe #8489111

Laura E. Swan level-classic March 27, 2010



-Laura #8489146

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