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Lake Marmo
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Lake Marmo
Lake Marmo

The Morton Arboretum
Lisle - Illinois - USA

Comments welcome and appreciated!

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Karen L. Swigart
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    Oh Mike...it's hard to find the words. That is just beautiful. I even made a note of where it is to see it some day. Outstanding!

10/13/2008 2:42:30 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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Beautiful capture Mike. Like the way the sun is breaking through also. Bill

10/13/2008 2:51:29 PM

 
KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S.
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MIKE... THIS SCENERY IS GREAT HERE.

KARU.

10/13/2008 3:32:59 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Excellent fall image with a great reflection, sharp details and beautiful colors! Fantastic job Mike!

10/13/2008 4:00:03 PM

 
Kerry Hill
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Beautiful, Mike! Lovely colours and reflections!

10/13/2008 4:00:18 PM

 
John E. Steinway
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Gorgeous image Mike. Terrific depth and color.

10/13/2008 4:06:21 PM

 
Jean B. Hall
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Lovely colors and composition.

10/13/2008 4:16:46 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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A well balanced moody scene, well done indeed.

10/13/2008 4:40:36 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Beautiful capture, Mike! The reflections and lighting are awesome! Glad to see more leaves changing around there and here.

10/13/2008 6:43:08 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Beautiful scene. Great eye for seeing it.

10/13/2008 6:43:32 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Very beautiful Mike! Love the fall color, and wonderful serene feel.

10/13/2008 6:48:11 PM

 
Janet Daniel
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Such a gorgeous, peaceful place! Beautifully captured, Mike!

10/13/2008 6:53:31 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a fantastic view!

10/13/2008 10:57:54 PM

 
Mike Clime
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Beautiful scene and reflection, Mike!

10/14/2008 2:26:13 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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My, lovely, Mike. Well done! I sure wish I had a botanical gardens or arboretum near my house.

10/14/2008 9:20:25 AM

 
Derek D. Dafoe
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Great shot Mike!! Love the lighting and color!!

10/14/2008 9:54:00 AM

 
Janice Mezzacappa
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Stunning scenery like a beautiful painting, fantastic lighting, so soft and serene!

10/14/2008 2:39:29 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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My friend used to live in Lisle, FANTASTIC and beautiful captue Mike!

10/14/2008 6:13:32 PM

 
Deb Koskovich
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This is over the top amazingly gorgeous, Mike!!

10/14/2008 6:37:49 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks for the very kind comments! I was back out to the Morton Arboretum tonight and the fall colors are really showing up now. :) - Mike

10/14/2008 7:04:03 PM

 
Brett Dolsen
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Stunning landscape Mike!!Brett

10/15/2008 1:38:18 AM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Stunning is the word that also comes to my mind! This is so beautiful, Mike!

10/15/2008 5:52:30 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Brett/Eivor - Thanks for your continued support! - Mike

10/16/2008 5:41:19 PM

 
Arlene Krassner
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What a lovely and peaceful scene Mike.

10/17/2008 4:34:52 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Arlene - Thank You! - Mike

10/17/2008 6:01:07 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile

7/28/2011 9:35:08 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Beautiful light and excellent composition, Mike. Congratulations on your finalist.

7/29/2011 6:01:39 AM

 
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huge congrats on your gorgeous finalist!!!

7/29/2011 6:11:23 AM

 
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Beautiful image, Mike! Congratulations on your finalist!

7/29/2011 8:48:18 AM

 
Richard B. Hallick
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I love the colors, reflections, and feeling of fall in this beautiful finalist. Well done.

7/29/2011 8:49:34 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Beautiful work, Mike; congratulations!

7/29/2011 8:49:49 AM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Beautiful colors and light! Congratulations on your finalist, Mike!

7/29/2011 11:29:38 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a beautiful winner, Mike.

7/29/2011 1:14:18 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Congratulations Mike on your first place win!! Beautiful image!!!

7/29/2011 1:18:32 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Oops, meant second place, but still a fabulous win and image!! :-)

7/29/2011 1:20:04 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your win, Mike!

7/29/2011 1:21:05 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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gorgeous winner, congratulations!!!

7/29/2011 1:57:35 PM

 
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Congratulations on your Gold Win!!!

7/29/2011 2:25:52 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations, Mike! This is absolutely gorgeous!

7/29/2011 3:27:12 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Fabulous winner! WTG Mike! :-) k

7/29/2011 4:23:38 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a fantastic Winner!!

7/29/2011 5:19:28 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on your 2nd Place Gold Winner Mike!!!

I love it!

jo ann c.

7/29/2011 5:36:17 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congratulations on your beautiful WINNER Mike!

7/29/2011 5:39:03 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks so much!! It is always nice to have an old personal favorite recognized! :-)

7/29/2011 7:20:42 PM

 
Gina Cormier
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Congrats on your fabulous win!!!!

7/29/2011 7:24:02 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Gorgeous winner, Mike - congratulations!

7/29/2011 7:24:37 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Gina and Lindley - Thanks to each of you!! - Mike

7/29/2011 7:30:29 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Congratulations on your Gold Mike!

7/29/2011 9:06:43 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Big congratulations on this beautiful winner Mike!

7/29/2011 10:40:17 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations on your Second Place Gold Winner, Mike!
Beautiful reflections and colors!

7/29/2011 10:58:19 PM

 
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A beautiful scene. Big CONGRATZ on this stunning Gold winner, Mike!!!

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7/30/2011 2:54:24 AM

 
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The colors, the reflections, such a beautiful and serene look. CONGRATULATIONS on the SECOND PLACE WIN my friend. Gorgeous.

7/30/2011 4:25:05 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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..and congratulations again, for the win!

7/30/2011 4:53:04 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations on your Winner, Mike! WTG, indeed!

7/30/2011 7:28:19 AM

 
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Beautiful, Mike. Congratulations!

7/30/2011 8:06:18 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your winner...very pretty

7/30/2011 8:40:55 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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So lovely, Mike. Congratulations on your winner.

7/30/2011 9:30:30 AM

 
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Gorgeous, congrats on your win!

7/31/2011 7:55:39 AM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Congratulations on your second place winner, Mike! Well deserved!

7/31/2011 8:22:59 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Mike on your Win!!!


Dominick

7/31/2011 11:39:18 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks so much for all of the very kind comments!! - Mike

7/31/2011 3:41:40 PM

 
Richard B. Hallick
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Congratulations on your gold award. What a spectacular image!

7/31/2011 4:26:42 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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A remarkable winning image Mike, congrats!

8/2/2011 9:21:32 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Richard and Donna - Thanks!! - Mike

8/2/2011 2:44:26 PM

 
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Simply gorgeous, Mike. Huge congrats on your beautiful win.

8/3/2011 10:17:39 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Mary Beth - Thank You! - Mike

8/5/2011 3:09:24 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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I love so many of your images from this place -- must be very special indeed and you show it off to its best. Congratulations on the win, Mike.

8/10/2011 4:24:01 PM

 
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Thanks! It can be magical at certain times of the year and certain times of the day. - Mike

8/10/2011 5:43:05 PM

 
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