As the Storm Passes

© Vicki L. Filippin

As the Storm Passes

Uploaded: March 15, 2009


4/2 - Monthly Theme (Backyard)
This farm and the one we lived on shared a cornfield together. We could see each others barns from the others back yard.
A blend of 2 images; clouds as one, farm scene as another. Use of Topaz Adjust, Orton technique, noise reduction, and levels adjustment to achieve somewhat of a painted effect.

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 5.60 mm, Model: KODAK CX7330 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA


Bob Cournoyer level-classic March 15, 2009

I like the comp and foreboding sky and peak through the barn doors.. :-)

Happy Theme Day #1098582

Les Rhoades level-classic March 15, 2009

Very 3D...I'm Lovin it! #7287022

Vicki L. Filippin March 15, 2009

Thanks SO much, gentlemen!!! #7287032

Corinne M. Thompson March 15, 2009

Fantastic results and image Vicki! Love the moody/stormy feel to it. #7287292

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 15, 2009

Moody and beautiful, great digital work Vicki! #7287448

Vicki L. Filippin March 15, 2009

Thanks, Ladies. Had to dig DEEEP into the archives to find these...I haven't done much shooting at all in the last 2 months.
:-( #7287470

Mitch Spence level-classic March 15, 2009

Excellent use of the effects to achieve this feel of impending storm, Vicki, and in a classic farm scene, where weather is always such an immediate concern. #7287699

Michelle L. Frick March 15, 2009

Gorgeous image Vicki - love all that you've done. I really love how you can see through the barn and that tractor parked in there looking for shelter during the storms. Beautifully done! Happy Theme Day to you! #7288147

Vicki L. Filippin March 15, 2009

Thanks Mitch & Shell. I appreciate all your encouragement and thoughtful words. #7288361

Daniella Puente March 15, 2009

The digital work is great Vicky I think the result is a wonderful image, great entry! #7288521

Vicki L. Filippin March 15, 2009

Thanks so much, Daniella!
HTD #7288650

Cesar J. La Rosa March 15, 2009

Excellent work, Vicki!!! I agree with Les; it's almost as if we could touch the clouds. Happy Theme Day!!!
Cesar #7288895

Vicki L. Filippin March 15, 2009

Thank you, Cesar! I'm glad you like it.
Happy Theme Day to you as well. #7288933

Chuck Bruton level-deluxe March 15, 2009

Nice treatment of this image
Dramatic clouds
Nice job #7289032

Datha Y. Thompson March 15, 2009

BEAUTIFUL!! very very nice Vikki!! Perfect them entry :0) #7289168

Katarina Mansson March 16, 2009

Impressive in all aspects! HTD Vicki! #7289375

Vicki L. Filippin March 16, 2009

Thanks ever so much Chuck, Datha, & Katarina! #7289722

Gary Lange March 20, 2009

This is very well done, Vicki, love it!! #7306824

Vicki L. Filippin March 20, 2009

Thanks, Gary. Remind you of back home? #7307007

Sherry McClead March 21, 2009

Man oh man... just love that sky!!! Awesome work here Vicki... just awesome!

Sherrybear #7311101

Vicki L. Filippin March 21, 2009

Thanks, Sherry. I was also pleased with the results. #7311460

Sherry McClead April 06, 2009

Hey look... lookie what happens when you remember to enter it.

Sherrybear #7376744

Vicki L. Filippin April 06, 2009

Oh, you're a funny girl! I was hoping to NOT let the others know that I forgot the first time....UGH! #7377104

Karen Celella level-deluxe April 07, 2009

This is spectacular Vicki. Wonderful drama, rich colors, great comp with terrific effects. Congrats on your well deserved EP. #7381378

Vicki L. Filippin April 07, 2009

Thanks so much, Karen. I uploaded it last month and could have SWORN I entered it, but clearly I forgot that step! #7381415

Jodi M. Walsh May 26, 2009

congratulations vicki! #7560179

Sherry McClead May 26, 2009

Congrats Vicki...

Sherrybear #7560315

Sherran Andersen level-classic May 26, 2009

Congrats Vicki. Sherran #7563409

Vicki L. Filippin May 26, 2009

Thanks so much, girls...I totally did NOT see this one coming! #7563604

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 26, 2009

Beautiful image Vicki! Congratulations on your finalist! #7564198

Katarina Mansson May 27, 2009

More impressive than ever...glad to see it here Vicki! Congratulations! #7565481

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 27, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. #7565836

Vicki L. Filippin May 27, 2009

Thanks a bunch Donna, Katarina & Leslie. I appreciate your encouragement! #7565844

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 27, 2009

Congrats Vicki on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff #7568358

Vicki L. Filippin May 27, 2009

Thanks so much, Jeff!
:o) #7568558

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