Ghost Sign

Uploaded: January 07, 2010 18:00:07


I found this sign over 30 years ago, painted on the back of a store in a small, Northern Alabama town. About six month ago, I went back to search for it. The image is processed with Nik Software, followed by two texture layers. Originally, there was a power pole blocking the view of the sign and a modern aluminum door within the brick archway. Both were removed with the clone tool.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 45.00 mm, Model: NIKON D60


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 08, 2010

Outstanding image here, Danny, love the tones and effects.

Dominick #1224625

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 08, 2010

You are so smart and talented Danny!
And know you will be using that brick wall for a texture layer too...glad you went back and found this building, well done friend!

jo ann c. #8280804

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 08, 2010

Artistic and beautiful presentation, great details and awesome image. Well done Danny! #8281200

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic January 08, 2010

Well done and beautiful! #8281201

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 08, 2010

I love this kind of old painted on the building sign -- you have inspired me to stop and capture some of my favorites, Danny. Your post processing surely lives up to your vision -- this is warm and interesting. #8281215

Renee Doyle level-classic January 08, 2010

Fantastic tones, textures and comp Danny!! Look forward to seeing all your wonderful pics from Venice soon :-)

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic January 09, 2010

Gorgeous Danny!!! Love the lines, tones, shapes, colors -- I love it all!!! #8283474

Kerry Penn level-classic December 13, 2010

Cool! Love the colors. :) #9097098

Renee Doyle level-classic December 13, 2010

Big Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Danny! #9097415

Phyllis H. Burchett December 13, 2010

Congrats Danny on this fantastic finalist, wonderful find! #9098072

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic December 13, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8O) #9099831

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 13, 2010

Great capture and darkroom work, Danny. CONGRATZ and good luck in the next round!

UB. #9100713

Merna L. Nobile December 14, 2010

It is my honor to congratulate and celebrate your award for November, 2010. Merna #9102936

Jessica Jenney December 14, 2010

Congratulations, Danny on your terrific finalist! #9103255

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