Coastal Cypress

© Colleen Farrell

Coastal Cypress

Uploaded: March 21, 2009


Monterey, CA

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D70s


Agnes Fegan level-deluxe March 21, 2009

Beautiful...I love your effects! #1101881

Thomas E. Hinds March 21, 2009

I very much like this photo! #7311948

Colleen Farrell March 21, 2009

Thanks so much, Agnes and Thomas! #7312433

Tammy Espino March 21, 2009

Gorgeous!!!! #7312484

Pat Gamwell March 21, 2009

Superb work/image, Colleen! #7312653

A P March 21, 2009

Beautiful Colleen. Love the effect. #7312689

Colleen Farrell March 21, 2009

Thank you, Tammy, Pat and Ann! #7312869

Kaye Burazin March 21, 2009

So Feng Shui. Love the mood. Actually love everything about this image. A winner for sure. #7312914

Vladan D. Djordjevic March 21, 2009

Terrific composition, effects, tones and textures. I really love this tree. Great work! #7312916

Lorna Shutter March 21, 2009

This reminds me of an oriental painting! Wonderful capture and effects, Colleen! Great colour tones and textures! Fantastic presentation! :) #7312930

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 21, 2009

Phenomenal DD work, Colleen!!!!! That tree is incredible!!!!! :-) k #7313072

Allen Hughes March 21, 2009

WOW!!! Stunning is all aspects. I do love the trees in Monterey. #7313208

Arlene Krassner March 21, 2009

Impressive. Lovely effects Colleen. #7313241

Colleen Farrell March 21, 2009

Thanks so much, Kaye, Vladan, Lorna, Kitty, Allen and Arlene! #7313295

Ellen L. Zaslaw March 22, 2009

Great ! Looks like something out of Wuthering Heights. #7314010

Gina Cormier level-classic March 22, 2009

Fabulous effects and image!! #7314147

Melissa G. Meiselman March 22, 2009

Stunning scene with amazing textural effects, Colleen!! #7314494

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 22, 2009

gorgeous image and fx Colleen! #7315006

John Connolly March 22, 2009

A beautiful scene with awesome effects, Colleen! A unique presentation! #7315452

ALLEN O. HOWARD March 22, 2009

This is a really stunning peice of work! Masterfully done, Colleen! #7316499

Nadine A. Lewis March 23, 2009

WOW...this is ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS, Colleen!!! <>< #7319315

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 23, 2009

Beautiful work!
~Lisa #7319986

Colleen Farrell March 23, 2009

Thanks very much, everybody! #7320076

Mitch Spence level-classic March 24, 2009

Colleen, this is truly lovely. Your choice of subject, the gnarled tree and the rock, is itself fascinating. The effects enhance it and don't detract from its own beauty. So many textured things, for me, do just that, call attention to themselves. But I am always so impressed with your facility with blending the elements into not just a pleasing, but a creative, artistic, and meaningful whole. #7323947

Boyd L. Alexander March 25, 2009

Stunning!! This is like an old master's oil beautiful. Well Done Colleen!! #7326242

Renata Gusciora March 25, 2009

Fabulous effects,super work,Colleen! #7326940

Colleen Farrell March 25, 2009

Thanks so much, Mitch, Boyd and Renata! #7327539

Ivan Chacon March 25, 2009

Gorgeous image Colleen! :) #7332114

Colleen Farrell March 26, 2009

Thank you, Ivan! #7334493

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 26, 2009

Gorgeous...wondeful in every way. Love the colors and textures. I have to agree with does look like an old master's painting. #7336801

Colleen Farrell March 26, 2009

Thanks so much, Marilyn! #7336882

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 26, 2009

Beautiful, Colleen #7337602

Phil Stith March 27, 2009

Oh boy...this is wonderful, Colleen. I really like the textures, lighting, and composition. Excellent work! #7339631

Colleen Farrell March 27, 2009

Thanks so much, Nikki and Phil! #7339975

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap March 27, 2009

Wonderful image and tones here Colleen! #7340610

Colleen Farrell March 28, 2009

Thank you, Rajeev! #7344309

Max Aureli March 28, 2009

Gorgeous image, Collen!!! Fantastic work and composition!!! #7344389

ROLAN NARMAN March 28, 2009

Fantastic image and wonderful effects Colleen! Awesome work! #7344734

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe March 28, 2009

Sensational photo with an awesome presentation! WOW!

ccc #7344891

anonymous March 29, 2009

Beautiful image and effects Colleen! I am going to give you a new title...Queen of textures! Hope you like it! LOL B- #7347696

Dianna Murphy March 29, 2009

Awesome detail and fx. #7347993

Julianne Bradford March 29, 2009

This almost looks like an old wood carving. Great effects and color Colleen #7348622

Colleen Farrell March 30, 2009

Thanks so much, everybody--I appreciate your great comments! #7352401

Jessica Jenney March 30, 2009

You know I LOVE this one, Colleen! What a gorgeous scene and treatment! #7353508

Tamara K. Walker level-classic March 30, 2009

Fantastic work. #7354186

Beverley Scott March 30, 2009

An outstanding image, Colleen, and very reminiscent of the work of the Japanese master printers! Excellent!!! #7354714

Robert Baer April 01, 2009

you should print this on canvas and put it on your wall. love it!!!! #7361674

Susan Fox April 02, 2009

I agree, this would look great printed on canvas! Love the added texture #7364741

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic April 03, 2009

Beautiful image and effects Colleen!,
Amalia #7368066

Susan M. Campbell April 03, 2009

Your effects have really made this a work of art. Superb PS work. #7369354

Barbara Waldoch level-classic April 03, 2009

Beautiful work, Colleen! #7369615

Colleen Farrell April 06, 2009

Thanks so much, everybody! #7377276

Joannie Bertucci level-classic April 07, 2009

Stunning piece of work Colleen! It has a Japanese art feel to it! The textures you applied are fantastic! Your composition is flawless! #7383943

Odeth Mizuno April 11, 2009

So beautiful image, Colleen! It's artistically very well done :D #7395575

Lynne Morris level-classic April 12, 2009

Wow Colleen, this is a beautiful image with outstanding effects, wonderful work! #7398665

Colleen Farrell April 13, 2009

Thank you, Joannie, Odeth and Lynne! #7400859

Julianne Bradford April 17, 2009

You certainly have a great feel for texture and design and have a wonderful album Colleen. #7415799

Colleen Farrell April 18, 2009

Thanks so much, Julianne! #7417172

Dianna Murphy April 20, 2009

Colleen where are you, nothing new on your site in such a long time. Hope you are ok. #7423360

Carol Sawyer April 23, 2009

Beautiful image and work, Colleen!! #7440574

Colleen Farrell April 23, 2009

Thank you, Dianna and Carol!

Dianna, I'm around, just busy with other stuff! Hope to catch up soon. #7441885

Sam Britt April 23, 2009

Terrific composition, tones & treatment, Colleen. #7442022

Colleen Farrell April 24, 2009

Thanks so much, Sam! #7444610

Patti Coblentz April 29, 2009

The image without the effects is gorgeous..the effects bring it to an even more beautiful level!
Patti #7465981

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 01, 2009

I think the texture in this one is superb, Colleen -- and for me very creative. Beautiful painted effect. #7471313

Debra R. Harder May 01, 2009

Absolutely BEAUTIFUL, Colleen! Love this!! The textures, composition, tones, lighting and details are excellent. I just love your work!! Deb #7473110

Colleen Farrell May 03, 2009

Thanks so much, Patti, Nikki and Deb! #7479799

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 14, 2009

Artistic and very beautiful Colleen! #7520768

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic May 16, 2009

Awesome effects on a perfect image...8o) #7528377

Colleen Farrell May 17, 2009

Thank you, Donna and Nancy! #7531014

Datha Y. Thompson June 01, 2009

So unusual and Gorgeous!! Love the textures and tones in this work of ART Colleen :0) #7586854

Lorri Shane June 01, 2009

Wonderful, Colleen--I love the technique/effect. #7587143

Colleen Farrell June 02, 2009

Thank you, Datha and Lorri! #7589109

Sharon Sawyer October 22, 2009

WAHOOOOOOOO!!! WTG, Colleen! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding finalist and all the best in the next round. #8059709

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 22, 2009

What awamzing artwork you've achieve, Colleen! Hearty congrats on your finalist!

Debby #8059740

Max Aureli October 22, 2009

Congratulations, Collen on this Finalist!!! #8059842

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic October 22, 2009

on your well deserving FINALIST!!! 8o) #8059965

Susan Fox October 22, 2009

Congratulations Collen! #8060182

Sam Britt October 22, 2009

Congratulations, Colleen! #8060585

Maria Coulson October 22, 2009

Congratulations Colleen, I hope to see this again. Great work! #8060665

anonymous October 22, 2009

Congratulations Colleen on your beautiful finalist! B- #8060694

Kristi A. Howson October 22, 2009

Beautiful image and wonderful effects Colleen! Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist and best of luck in the next round! #8060833

Amy M. Wilson October 22, 2009

Huge congratulations on this FABULOUS Finalist, Colleen!!! #8061326

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 22, 2009

Congrats. Colleen on this awesome image and Finalist Award!!

UB. #8061949

Cindy Bendush level-classic October 22, 2009

Congratulations on your Finalist Colleen! #8062083

Heidi Knight October 23, 2009


Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 23, 2009

Congratulations, very well done, Colleen! #8063212

Jessica Jenney October 23, 2009

Congratulations, Colleen on your very beautiful finalist! #8063764

Leslie McLain level-deluxe October 23, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Colleen. #8063939

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 23, 2009

congratulations on your fabulous finalist!!! #8064271

Phil Stith October 23, 2009

Congratulations, Colleen! #8065223

Debra R. Harder October 23, 2009

This is really gorgeous, Colleen! Love everything about it! Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!! Deb #8065337

ALLEN O. HOWARD October 23, 2009

Congratulations, Colleen! #8066264

Courtenay Vanderbilt October 23, 2009

Simply stunning, Colleen! Congratulations! #8066547

Colleen Farrell October 23, 2009

Thanks so much, everybody! I appreciate it! #8066777

Wendy Stevenson October 23, 2009

This is really beautiful Colleen! I love the earth tones and your post processing is gorgeous!

Anne M. Young level-addict October 24, 2009

Congratulations what a super finalist! love your work #8068097

Lynne Morris level-classic October 24, 2009

Huge Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Colleen. #8069083

Patrick Rouzes October 24, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist,Colleen! #8069856

Erica Murphy level-deluxe October 25, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Colleen!! #8071199

Colleen Farrell October 25, 2009

Thanks so much, everybody! #8071510

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 26, 2009

congrats on your gorgeous first prize winner!!! #8075052

Amy M. Wilson October 26, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful First Place winner, Colleen!!! #8075183

Daniella Puente October 26, 2009

CONGRATS on this FIRST place!!!!!!!!!!!! #8075192

Renata Gusciora October 26, 2009

Big congratulations on this First Place Winner,Colleen!!!:-) #8075200

Christian Rosito October 26, 2009

Congratulations Collen, excellent first place! #8075251

Susan Fox October 26, 2009

Woo hoo!!!!!!!! Congrats on your wonderful first place win Colleen!!! #8075304

Lorna Shutter October 26, 2009

WTG! CONGRATULATIONS on your First Place Win, Colleen!!!!! :) Photobucket #8075356

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe October 26, 2009

Congratulations Colleen...!!! #8075460

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic October 26, 2009

on your 1st Place Winner! 8o) #8075525

Tiia Vissak October 26, 2009

Congratulations! #8075554

Debra R. Harder October 26, 2009

WTG, Colleen! This is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!! CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding GOLD WINNER!! Deb #8075574

Debra R. Harder October 26, 2009

...let me change that...CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding FIRST PLACE WIN!!! WHOOOOO-HOOOOO!! Deb #8075582

Jeana Clark October 26, 2009

Outstanding work Colleen!!!
Congratulations for this
outstadning 1st Place Winner!!!

~J~ #8075706

Jessica Jenney October 26, 2009

Congratulations, Colleen on your fabulous First Place Win!!! #8075799

Thomas E. Hinds October 26, 2009

Terrific and deserving Winner! #8075834

Bojan Bencic level-classic October 26, 2009

Congratulations, Colleen. Great winner. #8075855

Susan T. Parady October 26, 2009

Congratulations!!! #8075885

Dianna Murphy October 26, 2009

on your Gold!!! It's outstanding.
All the best, Dianna #8075904

Sam Britt October 26, 2009

Congratulations on this win, Colleen! #8075927

Allen Hughes October 26, 2009

I had a very strong hunch this would find Gold. Well deserved #8075932

anonymous October 26, 2009

WTG Colleen! HUGE congratulations of this outstanding FP win! B- #8075935

Carla Metzler October 26, 2009

Congratulations! #8075997

Janet Daniel October 26, 2009

A BIG congratulations on your awesome First Place Win, Colleen! #8076008

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 26, 2009

Congratulations, Colleen, on this wonderful Fist Place Winner!

Debby #8076038

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 26, 2009

Congratulations on your winner Colleen! #8076056

Ken Smith level-classic October 26, 2009

Very nice, Colleen. Congrats to you!! #8076226

Melissa G. Meiselman October 26, 2009

Big congratulations, Colleen on this fantastic first place winner!! Way to go!!! #8076375

Eivor Kuchta October 26, 2009

Congratulations on your winner, Colleen! #8076415

Colleen Farrell October 26, 2009

Wow, that's a big surprise! Thanks very much for the congrats, everybody!! #8076609

Leslie McLain level-deluxe October 26, 2009

Congrats on your wonderful winner, Colleen. #8076741

Maria Coulson October 26, 2009

Collen, so good to see this here. Congratulations! #8076793

Evy Johansen level-classic October 26, 2009

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Colleen!! #8076812

Anne M. Young level-addict October 26, 2009

Huge congrats - beautiful work #8076828

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 26, 2009

Wonderful FIRST PLACE Winner!
Congratulations, Colleen!
~♥~Lisa #8076843

Mary K. Robison October 26, 2009

Brilliant image, Colleen!
Congratulations on your well earned win! #8076850

Eugenio Diaz October 26, 2009

Congrats on your 1st place Gold, WTG, AWESOME work!

Elaine Eastman October 26, 2009

Congratulations, Colleen! A well-deserved win! You have really captured the beauty and feel of the coast! #8077132

Margaret R. Barry October 26, 2009

Congratulations on your beatuiful first place winner, Colleen! #8077170

Tammy Espino October 26, 2009

Better late than never, congrats!!! :) #8077201

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 27, 2009

Congratulations on your first place win Colleen...loves the tones, textures, and feel...just beautiful! #8077754

Karen Bacon October 27, 2009

Congratulations on this outstanding winner Colleen! #8077941

Katarina Mansson October 27, 2009

Congratulations on your outstanding winner Colleen! #8078025

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic October 27, 2009

HUGE congratulations on your captivating 1st Place Winner,Colleen!! #8078121

Cathy Barrows October 27, 2009

Congrats on your 1st place win #8078709

frank w. degenhardt October 27, 2009

The textures just blow me away on this beauty. Congratulations on being a Finalist and a Winner my friend. Way to go. #8079050

Colleen Farrell October 27, 2009

Thanks very much for the great comments and congrats, everybody!! :D #8079229

Jennifer L. Alder October 27, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful win! #8079293

ALLEN O. HOWARD October 27, 2009

It is a winner! Congratulations, Colleen!!! #8079393

Dr Silly level-classic October 27, 2009

Beautiful Gold, Congratulations. :O)

Erica Murphy level-deluxe October 27, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful WINNER Colleen! #8079433

Tarun Bose October 27, 2009

Big congrats for your first prize winner,Colleen. #8079495

Mick Burkey October 27, 2009

Stunning darkroom work! Really beautiful. Congrats on your win, Colleen! #8079588

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 27, 2009

Beautiful....Congratulations! #8079882

Elida Gutierrez October 27, 2009

CONGRATS!!! #8079923

Kelly S. Cavanaugh October 27, 2009

A wonderful winning image, Colleen! Congratulations! #8080084

Michael G. Marshall October 27, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful winning image, Colleen! Michael #8080301

Colleen Farrell October 27, 2009

Thank you so much, BP friends! #8080451

Sharon Sawyer October 27, 2009

WTGG!!! I see your persistence paid off, Colleen. Congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved first place win!!!! #8080615

Raymond Pauly October 27, 2009

Very beautiful work and a deserved First Place win, Colleen! Congratulations! #8080795

Stephen Zacker October 28, 2009

Congratulations Colleen #8081365

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic October 28, 2009

Huge congrats on this outstanding win, Colleen. A true beauty. #8081684

Colleen Farrell October 28, 2009

Thank you, Sharon, Raymond, Stephen and Mary Beth! #8083055

Courtenay Vanderbilt October 28, 2009

Awesome, Colleen! CONGRATULATIONS!!! #8083268

Anne McKinnell October 28, 2009

Congratulations on your first place win Colleen! Such interesting textures! #8083553

Colleen Farrell October 28, 2009

Thanks, Courtenay and Anne! #8083636

Lois Adomite October 28, 2009

Congratulations on the win, wonderful photo. #8083862

Erin Appelbaum October 29, 2009

Outstanding first place winner Colleen. Congrats. Peter #8084864

Boyd L. Alexander October 29, 2009

Huge congratulations Colleen, on this outstanding First Place winner!!! #8085195

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 29, 2009

Creative and beautiful Colleen! Congratulations on your first place win!!! WTG! #8086253

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 29, 2009

WTG Colleen. CONGRATS. on striking the FIRST PLACE GOLD!!!

UB. #8087247

Lori Carlson November 02, 2009

Love the tones! Love the effects!! Big congrats to you, Colleen!! =) #8098547

Kristi A. Howson November 06, 2009

Congratulations Colleen on this stunning First Place winner. Texture is perfect for this! #8109319

Dale Hardin April 03, 2010

Just wanted to let you know that your work with textures and overlays is a real inspiration to me and images like this bring a real sense of joy when viewed. My shot of these beauties certainly didn't result in such artistic results. Simply lovely. #8507654

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