Up and Away

© Mark Dodge

Up and Away

Uploaded: March 05, 2010 12:17:40


The smoke effects were added using Photoshop. Color adjustments were done in both Photoshop and Lightroom. Crop was done in Lightroom.

- Digital Darkroom -

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 32.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Violeta Harrington March 05, 2010

awesome effects! well done, Mark. #1245422

Monnie Ryan March 05, 2010

Smokin', Mark!! Cool effects (or should I say hot)? #8434413

Denise A. Johnson March 05, 2010

clever, creative, amazing, I love it! #8434556

Julianne Bradford March 05, 2010

Holy Smokes! (Couldn't help it,LOL) This is such a "hot" composition Mark! Love the hair standing on end leading into smoke. Wonderous detail and captivating composition WTG!! #8434639

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe March 05, 2010

Great creative work. Julianne above covered the details :-). #8434825

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe March 05, 2010

Wow, exotic effects here, Mark! Very nicely created! #8435120

Debbie L. Middleton March 06, 2010

Cool #8436109

Ivan Chacon March 06, 2010

So cool!!! Awesome work!! :) #8436289

Carol Eade level-addict March 06, 2010

Awesome effects...very creative, Mark! #8436615

Carol L. Fowler March 07, 2010

Wow- you are burning up! Awesome! #8438296

Mark Dodge March 08, 2010

Thank you everyone! I really appreciate your comments and encouragement. #8439979

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 08, 2010

Whoa, this is cool!! #8440960

Renee N. Miller March 11, 2010

Love it!!! #8448998

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 22, 2010

Fantastic idea and incredible work, Mark. This we shall see again, good luck!

UB. #8471205

Jessica Jenney April 18, 2010

Congratulations, Mark on your amazing finalist! #8544470

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 18, 2010

Wild and wonderful image, Mark!

Congratulations on your finalist!
Best wishes for the next round!
Debby #8544712

Sharon C. Hinze April 18, 2010

Two wins....one fine image. Congratulations Mark.
Sharon #8544750

Douglas Pignet April 18, 2010

Congrats on a very nice finalist...Well done #8545580

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe April 18, 2010

Excellent, creative finalist Mark! Congratulations!! #8546018

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 19, 2010

Told ya. CONGRATZ. on this very beautiful Finalist! Good Luck!

UB. #8547143

Carol Flisak level-addict April 19, 2010

Congrats on your creative image, Mark! #8548651

Violeta Harrington April 19, 2010

Congrtats for your March finalists, Mark. They are all outstanding, but your SPs are just brilliant :) #8548968

April 19, 2010

Incredible! #8550982

Sam Britt April 19, 2010

Congratulations on this very cool finalist, Mark! #8551020

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 19, 2010

Spectacular effects! Congratulations Mark! Bet we see gold! #8552226

Bob Cournoyer level-classic April 20, 2010

Congratulations, Mark, on your gold... :-) #8555176

Anne McKinnell April 20, 2010

Awesome Mark, you're on fire with this one! (sorry, I just had to add to the bad puns in this thread haha) So happy to see this one with a big gold badge on it, congratulations!!! #8555298

Carol L. Fowler April 20, 2010

Congrats! You can get the extinguisher now! #8555395

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 20, 2010

Hardy congrats on your win, Mark!

Debby #8555405

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall April 20, 2010

Congratulations Mark with your double winner. #8555471

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe April 20, 2010

Great win, well deserved, big congrats!!! #8555477

Michelle Alton April 20, 2010

This is fabulous, Mark. I'm chuckling, and in awe of your work! #8555745

Monnie Ryan April 20, 2010

Fantastic work -- congratulations on a well-deserved win, Mark! #8555753

Hosey M. Harrell III level-classic April 20, 2010

This is so cool and such a well deserved win. Congratulations! #8555804

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe April 20, 2010

Congratulations on this super cool image, Mark!!! #8555885

Virginia Leone level-classic April 20, 2010

Congratulations on a very deserving and creative win Mark!

Virginia :-) #8555904

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe April 20, 2010

Excellent Mark, congratulations on your win! #8556133

Jessica Jenney April 20, 2010

Congratulations, Mark on your fantastic win! #8556297

Julianne Bradford April 20, 2010

It's great to see this innovative composition in the winners circle :-) Congratulations Mark! #8556353

Sam Britt April 20, 2010

Big Congrats on your win, Mark! #8556385

Mary K. Robison April 21, 2010

Congratulations on your well deserved Second Place Winner, Mark! Superb effects!

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 21, 2010

Thought so. CONGRATZ. on your Golden Win, Mark!!

UB. #8557032

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe April 21, 2010

A big Congratulations to you on your outstanding win #8557549

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic April 21, 2010

congratulations Mark, great work here #8557732

Mark Dodge April 21, 2010

Thank you so much, everyone! I sincerely appreciate all of your comments and encouragement. It means a lot to me. Truly.

Mark #8557808

Debra R. Harder April 21, 2010

This is so AWESOME, Mark! Congratulations on your brilliant GOLD WINNER! Deb #8558814

David M. Montero April 21, 2010

This is how I felt the day before I decided to retire. Well done Mark!
Congratulations on your 2nd Place winner!!! #8560039

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 22, 2010

Fantastic gold Mark! Congratulations! #8563347

Paula Showen May 21, 2010

This is so cool!!! Congrats on your gold! #8627268

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 17, 2010

Wow, Mark!
How did I miss this???
Love it (and into my favs!)
~♥~Lisa #8701036

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