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CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
3 Oct 2010 7:50AM
Wow! What fantastic work, Cor, you have created a masterpiece. Carol
Nikola 10 1 India
3 Oct 2010 7:59AM
Well manipulated. Excellent concept and the result.
hi Gilbert,hope all is fine there....

superb work,fantastic
polly470 11 25 8 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 8:23AM
Cor this from a book you are going to do??? It looks as though it could be - spooky, scary...but will have a happy ending I hope!
I love this so much!
Cor 12 Belgium
3 Oct 2010 8:29AM
It is only a bad dream........ I hope! . A fine sunday everyone.
cassiecat 12 39 46 England
3 Oct 2010 8:40AM
love the way youve constructed this, has a dark and creepy feel.lesley
dmhuynh72 13 44 3 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 8:40AM
another master piece Cor,
have a great weekend
3 Oct 2010 8:41AM
Another excellent creation Gilbert,
3 Oct 2010 8:46AM
Amazing work, so VERY well done. I like the title too.

John Smile
andylea 12 37 1 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 9:13AM
stunning work cor love the man with rucksack nice one Wink
Cormy 13 3 England
3 Oct 2010 9:23AM
Magnificently worked image.The light is so good on the child,Awards aplenty with this one I imagine.
3 Oct 2010 9:54AM
Wow, this is so impressive Cor! The man looks like a smuggler by night, great work!
RonnieAG Plus
11 154 119 Scotland
3 Oct 2010 10:19AM
A fabulous creation and beautiful image, Cor. I shall have to keep coming back to view it again and again. Truly lovely work.
NeilWigan Plus
10 17 16 England
3 Oct 2010 10:54AM
every childs nightmare "being chased by the bad man" brilliantly portrayed in this image ,very well done. Neil
3 Oct 2010 11:09AM
Fabulous image/work Cor - Love it !

bricurtis Plus
15 2.4k 51 England
3 Oct 2010 11:42AM
Brilliantly constructed image. Love it.
Freila 10 107
3 Oct 2010 12:15PM
I want to read the book to this image. Brilliant......
User_Removed 12 26 2 United States
3 Oct 2010 12:51PM
Stunning; mysterious, sinister. Wonderful lighting and conception.
SlowSong Plus
12 9.5k 30 England
3 Oct 2010 12:51PM
This certainly tells a very grim story. So well put together.
DaveU 14 1.4k 126 England
3 Oct 2010 2:23PM
Atmospheric and well assembled, but maybe there's too much going on in the image. Personally I'd simplify it by taking away the colourful sky in the top left quarter. Have it dark and moody and let the eye concentrate on the buildings and figures below.
3 Oct 2010 2:29PM
Great image Cor, very atmospheric Grin
JeniTLC 12 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 2:30PM
Very unnerving and beautifully done.
DaveU 14 1.4k 126 England
3 Oct 2010 3:04PM
Many thanks for loading V2 Mr Cor Smile

It's funny because I often have these ideas for "improvements" which I see in my head, but it's great here to be able to flick between the two. And here I shall eat humble pie as I think I prefer V1 Smile

In hindsight I think that what v1 does quite cleverly is provide a third point of interest up in the sky ... so you have the man, the girl at the door and the colourful cloud. A triangle of interest.

V2 loses that third point of interest and I think is diminished as a result. I guess that another option would be to add a subtle full moon to V2? But where does it end?

Thankyou for indulging me Smile
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 17 England
3 Oct 2010 3:49PM
Another brilliant piece of work, Cor. Like both versions, but think V1's my favourite.
TrevB Smile
MickyMc 13 8 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 4:14PM
No 2 has a more sinister feeling to it I think, but I like both
Sezz 16 619 15 England
3 Oct 2010 5:15PM
Superb manipulation Cor - so atmospheric!

Sarah *
wyatturp 15 2 England
3 Oct 2010 5:21PM
works so well
Richsr 13 91 223 England
3 Oct 2010 5:38PM
Like your manipulation in this Cor, the tones give it real atmosphere.
Regards Richard
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 5:41PM
V1 is cleverly processed as is V2 which lacks that beautiful sky, both show great talent and quality work I have NO complaints
AlleyCatz 14 274 6 England
3 Oct 2010 7:26PM
Excellent work and result Gilbert.

V1 for me please Smile

agingrocker 12 28 1
3 Oct 2010 7:34PM
Superbly striking. Wonderful atmosphere in both
lesarnott 10 11 2 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 8:13PM
Fantastic image, lots of power and darkness in this a great work of art.
LesF 14 182 9
3 Oct 2010 9:09PM
wonderful, congrats on the EC

3 Oct 2010 9:28PM
No more I can add, congratulations on a wonderful image and the EC.
Scaramanga 13 60 6 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 9:34PM
Fabulous piece of storytelling.
Eviscera 14 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 9:34PM
The reds are so well balanced Cor.

AlleyCatz 14 274 6 England
3 Oct 2010 9:47PM
Congrats on your EC Gilbert Smile

BlueRoom 14 73 20 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2010 9:54PM
Fantastic. A wonderful setting so cleverly turned into a worrying story. I'm so pleased to see this with an EC, the worlds you create are so very much your own.

Paree 16 616 3
3 Oct 2010 10:37PM
love both of them

an amazing set of images

congratulations on your
E C and R C

DaveU 14 1.4k 126 England
3 Oct 2010 10:45PM
Re: Guest Editor Award

Well Pete has beaten me to this one in the Award stakes, so I will only say "Bags eye Pete .... I saw it first" Smile

It's a beautifully crafted image, and please excuse my ramblings about the sky from earlier today. V1 is definitely my favourite and just flicking between the two versions here in the dark then I must say that the drama in the sky really does add to the strength of the image.

The light is beautiful, the detail is intricate.
3 Oct 2010 10:55PM
Excellent image. Congratulations on your awards, they are all richly deserved.
Suehh 14 39 6 England
3 Oct 2010 11:52PM
Such excellent work Cor - imaginative and wonderfully executed.

Congratulations on the awards - so well deserved.

photophantom 13 108 3 Philippines
4 Oct 2010 9:59AM
truly masterpiece!
4 Oct 2010 11:52AM
love this one !!!!!
SlowSong Plus
12 9.5k 30 England
4 Oct 2010 11:53AM
Well done on your awards Cor - so well deserved. Smile
MickyMc 13 8 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2010 12:09PM
Sincere congratulations on the EC and the GEA from the Master himself.
borrower 11 4 England
4 Oct 2010 3:20PM
Brilliant shots and work.
SueTurner 16 81 3 England
4 Oct 2010 7:54PM
well done, a real "work of art"
DiegoDesigns 15 117 6 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2010 8:39PM
Many congratulations on the awards Cor, version 2 is my favourite... Dave
cassiecat 12 39 46 England
4 Oct 2010 8:50PM
many congrats on all the well deserved awards.lesley
Diana 14 2.0k 19 Netherlands
4 Oct 2010 9:48PM
great work

Daisymaye Plus
12 23 18 Canada
5 Oct 2010 5:08AM
Congratulations on all the awards. This is awesome...........Sandy
colin63 12 6 England
5 Oct 2010 9:10PM
Superb image congratulations on the EC well deserved

Source 10
5 Oct 2010 11:41PM
Absolutely amazing
artcubis 13 6 United States
6 Oct 2010 2:34AM
Creepy... ominous, intriguing all at the same time.
Brilliantly done. It does connect with the viewer draws you right in.
angie44 12
8 Oct 2010 11:35AM
fantastic and big congrats .... angie x
8 Oct 2010 11:09PM
A stunning picture, in a class of it's own.
paulcr Plus
16 1.5k 9 Ireland
16 Oct 2010 12:01PM
Excellent. PAul
16 Oct 2010 7:00PM
superb, this is the kind of picture that make me wipe the dust from my camera and try again.
thank you
dmhuynh72 13 44 3 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2010 3:43PM
congratulations on your well deserved EC, GEC and UAs
viscostatic 14 49 9 United Kingdom
24 Oct 2010 12:12PM
A wonderful moody image. V1 for me.

harryw 14 80 1 United Kingdom
16 May 2011 7:06PM
Great atmosphere, lighting and creative manipulation.

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