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“You choose to go voluntarily into the fire. The blaze might well destroy you. But if you survive, every blow of the hammer will serve to shape your being. Every drop of water wrung from you will temper and strengthen your soul.”

-Margaret Weis, Soulforge

This image is also available at Lois Bryan at fine art america in an exciting variety of framing and matting options.

(finished posting image at 1:30 am 12/10/09)

A compilation of two of my images. The eagle was taken on November 21, 2009 at Conowingo Dam in Conowingo Maryland, USA looking across the Susquehanna River into Pennsylvania with fellow RedBubblers Mike Rucci , BigD , and Lori Deiter with the Nikon D300 and the 70-300mm vr Nikon lens (at 300mm). The sky image was taken on April 12, 2008 in Montgomery County, Maryland, during an amazing and unusual sunset with the Nikon D40x and the 18-135mm Nikon lens.

Several layers of both images combined in Photshop at various blendings and opacities. Dodging and burning and a faint dry brush filter applied to my birdie friend rounded out the fun.

Cover image from the calendar:
Around Pennsylvania – Photography by Lois Bryan

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birds, clouds, eagles, flying, flying birds, flying eagle, lois bryan, sky

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Comments

  • Edge-of-dreams
    Edge-of-dreamsover 4 years ago

    Wow – this is stunning !!

  • thank you!!!! So happy you enjoyed it!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • LjMaxx
    LjMaxxover 4 years ago

    Beautiful… Colors in that sky so powerful like he ~

  • Hiiii Lj!!!!! Thank you, sweetie!!!! The sky on this particular night was an awesome sight!!!!! I’ve got several other shots on here with images from that evening as background!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • emmy2
    emmy2over 4 years ago

    Totally AWESOME!!!! the colors are gorgeous!!!

  • Thank you, Victoria!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • karentillotson
    karentillotsonover 4 years ago

    At’s a beaut!!!!!

  • LOL!!! Thanks, sweetie!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • lorilee
    lorileeover 4 years ago

    Wow, Lois, this is absolutely GLORIOUS!!!!!

  • Hiii Lori!!!! Thank you, sweetie!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 4 years ago

    gorgeous artwork !
    why is it not yet in the Inspired Art group ??? lol
    my best, francis.

  • LOL!!! Francis, thank you for reminding me … it was late last night and I was running on fumes!!!!! Heaven only knows how I got this thing posted at all!!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 4 years ago

    Absolutely stunning work Lois , a wonderful capture . x

  • thanks so much, Irene!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • BCImages
    BCImagesover 4 years ago

    stunning work lois

  • Thank you so much, Steve & Lesley!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • Mike Rowley
    Mike Rowleyover 4 years ago

    Another stunner, Lois

  • Mike thank you!!!!

    – Lois Bryan

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimageover 4 years ago

    ok, ok, I get it now !

  • LOL … thanks again

    – Lois Bryan

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