The Locked Door

Lois Bryan


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The Locked Door Photograph


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Crystalriver, FL - United States

Great one, I like the rusty door and the steepness of the steps, and the lighting, and the stone wall.

Lois Bryan replied:

Thank you so much, Mario!!

Yaroslavl - Russian Federation

Lois, its a neat and great rendition with sharp details! Love the artsy look! Voted in the contest Windows and Doors!

Lois Bryan replied:

Jenny, thank you!!

Providence, UT - United States

I love this. It is an excellent composition with great lighting and color.

Lois Bryan replied:

Thank you, Greg!

Chicago, IL - United States

great perspective and finishing touches Lois! Love the tones and textures! :) v/f!

Lois Bryan replied:

Thank you, Anne!!

Omaha, NE - United States

Fantastic image with beautiful tones, lighting, and textures. Perfect for the Anything Rusty and Old contest - congratulations on the 2nd place win there.

Lois Bryan replied:

Thanks so much, Nikolyn!!

Halifax, NS - Canada

Congrats on this winning image! V/F

Lois Bryan replied:

Thank you very much, John!

Sandy, UT - United States

Congrats on your placement in the Anything Rusty and Old contest and also winning 1st place for the interesting doors. So deserving, Lois!!! This is truly a work of art. The textures and rust are so gorgeous!! Straight into favs and v/tw :-)

Lois Bryan replied:

Thank you very much, Carolyn!!

Norwalk, OH - United States

You have made this simply beautiful!

Lois Bryan replied:

Thanks so much, Mary!

Brooklyn Park, mn - United States

Congrats on winning 2nd place in ourAnything Rusty and Old contest!! Great picture! V/f!!

Lois Bryan replied:

Thanks so much, Todd!!!!!

Ignacio, CO - United States

Nice! Voted

Lois Bryan replied:

Jerry, thank you!! Appreciated!!

Murray, UT - United States

Awesome!!! The power that this rusted door reveals is quite stunning, especially given the texture of the blocks and lighting which pull you in!!! V/F

Lois Bryan replied:

Hey Steven ... thank you so much!!

Fort Worth, TX - United States

great image, voted here and in the windows and doors contest!

Lois Bryan replied:

Hi Joan!!!!! Thank you!!!! I truly appreciate that!!!!

Landskrona, Sk - Sweden

Wonderful, so mystical! v/f

Lois Bryan replied:

thank you, Miso!!

Newcastle, WY - United States

love this....vf

Lois Bryan replied:

Thank you, Barbara!!!

Portsmouth, NH - United States

I was there but never saw this door...well done! v

Lois Bryan replied:

Hi Marcia, thank you!!! Did you get out into the "yard" ... the big space where they let the inmates wander around a bit? It was sort of in the middle of the place. This door was on the opposite end of the yard from where we entered it.

Anderson, CA - United States

Oh Wow...Lois, this is absolutely brilliant work here sweetheart!!! I love all the geometrics, the awesome earth tones, textures, and the incredible story this many possibilities - this image gets my pick of the day!!! Joyce

Lois Bryan replied:

Joyce, thank you so much, sweetie. You're like me then, I get caught up in angles and lines ... the geometry ... of an image. Which is, admittedly, a bit of a snicker on my part, as geometry in school was NOT my best subject, lol!!!! Thanks again!!!!!

Houston, Te - United States

Gorgeous Louis!! Congratulations on such a super work!

Lois Bryan replied:

Hi Allison!!!! Thank you so much!!

Peņaflor - Chile

CONGRATULATIONS!! Featured on Female Artists - Creative Women!!! Excellent artwork, really very well done!!! Voted

Lois Bryan replied:

Hi Madalena!!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!

Strykersville, NY - United States

Totally awesome Lois - and congratulations hon!!! Can't think that there was anything out there that could even compete with this! "Abandon hope, ye who enter here!" Dante must have been looking at a door like this! Fabulous work, my friend! xoxo

Lois Bryan replied:

Lianne ... you are such a sweetie ... thank you!!! How appropriate your quote!!!! This is really an extraordinary ... even tho the skies were clear blue and it was a beautiful day, still ... there was a feeling ... a mood ...

Clarence, NY - United States

Great work Lois. congrats on your first place contest win. v/p

Lois Bryan replied:

Kathleen, thank you!!!!! WHEEEE!!! How exciting!!! There were so many gorgeous images entered!!!!!!!!

Orange Park, FL - United States

Lois, congratulations on your 1st place win in the Interesting Doors contest! Wonderful image - great light and detail! V/f/p

Lois Bryan replied:

WOW!!!!! How cool!!!!! Thank you Bob and Nancy!!! GREAT news!!!!!!!

Richfield, OH - United States

Lois, wonderful addition to the Windows and Doors Homepage!

Lois Bryan replied:

Joan ... forgive me for missing your lovely note ... a very belated but heartfelt thank you!!!!!

Glenview, IL - United States

YEOW! This is absolutely fabulous Lois! Love the details and the composition. A great image!

Lois Bryan replied:

Thank you, Sandra!!!

Brookeville, MD - United States

Thank you so much Tammy and Dale!!!

Bronx, NY - United States

I love the texture you've brought to this image. Just wonderful. f/v

Gastonia, NC - United States

Instant Favorite.

Brookeville, MD - United States

My sincere thanks to Bob and Bob and Wanda and Robin-Lee and Julie and Ralyan and Joan and Teresa and Debra and Dave!!!! I read and enjoyed and appreciated each of your kind notes when you wrote them ... and just enjoyed them all over again this evening!!!!!! : ))

Lake Worth, FL - United States

We love your work Lois! Every image is super interesting! Celebrate life, Debra and Dave

Winnipeg, MB - Canada

Wow, this is incredible Lois. Fabulous treatment.

Richfield, OH - United States

Great photoshop effects on this grunge scene at the Eastern State, Lois! Love all the texture going on!

Jeddah, we - Saudi Arabia

nice lighting... love this pic...

Alexandria, VA - United States

Very atmospheric - well done.

Rehoboth, MA - United States

Light, texture and fabulous this!

Marion, IL - United States

Love the textures, the leading lines to the door and the shadows created by the sun. Remarkable image with great depth. f/v

Calgary, Al - Canada

Hi Lois...I like your image. This penetentiary looks like an interesting place ...Well done...Cheers Bob

LA, Ma - United States

Poe would love this as do I! V/F

Colorado Springs, CO - United States

looked 3rd or ....more probably. one of those shimmer feelings i so see the balance of atmospheric mood. that is good art when we are moved to see again, again. still more and book...fantastic this is....had to triple x nine fave...)))

Brookeville, MD - United States

thanks so much Odd and Jaci ... there was so much atmosphere in this place ... even in full daylight!!!!!!!

Colorado Springs, CO - United States

what talent to see this. awestruck.

Vildbjerg - Denmark

This is absolutely fantastic!

Hampshire, IL - United States

Lois, another amazing piece of art from your great imagination...F/V...

Lois Bryan replied:

David, thank you so much!!!!!

Albany, OR - United States

Lois, this shot is fantastic! Such detail, with a touch of grain to add that rough texture. Perfectly composed and processed!

Lois Bryan replied:

thank you, Bonnie ... this place was a goldmine of texture and mood!!!!

Long Beach, WA - United States

Very interesting image, well done Lois.

Lois Bryan replied:

Hi Pamela, thank you!!!!!

Tacoma, WA - United States

Great capture, Lois! Perfect light!

Lois Bryan replied:

David, thank you!!!! I've finally begun to realize there's a lot we can fake, but there's really nothing like the right light!!!!

Rawdon, QC - Canada

such beautiful textures and treatment Lois! all superb :))

Lois Bryan replied:

Aimelle, thank you, sweetie!!

Yokohama - Japan

nice capture Lois, the stuff nightmares are made of :)

Lois Bryan replied:

Dean, thank you!!!!!! Yes, it was a living nightmare for many ... one can't help but wonder ... did they all deserve it???

Mt Eccles, Vi - Australia

Leaves me with chills.... the number of souls captured in such a place. Great shot & treatment darling Lois. xxx

Lois Bryan replied:

Goosebumps!!! WoooOOoooo!!!!!! I should have posted it in time for Halloween!!!!

Toronto, ON - Canada

fabulous work Lois ! I love the colours

Lois Bryan replied:

Elaine, thank you .. it's funny how the browns and rusts and grays can be so appealing sometimes!!!

Monroe, CT - United States

Wonderful work, Lois!

Lois Bryan replied:

Thanks so much, Karol!!

Cherokee Village, AR - United States

Beautiful capture!

Lois Bryan replied:

Thank you, Rick!!!

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