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Train Watching

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Train Watching
Train Watching

A couple watching the electric train in Chicago during the spring.

Comments welcome and appreciated!

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Dominick M. Dimacale
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    Lovely image and work, Mike.


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2/8/2009 12:00:43 AM

 
Raquel J. Ruiz
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Very nice image and treatment here :o)


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2/8/2009 12:10:05 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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cool colors, pov & effects!


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2/8/2009 12:19:35 AM

 
Naomi Weiser
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great colorful scene, love the effects!


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2/8/2009 12:19:52 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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Beautiful colours and effects in this lovely image, Mike.


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2/8/2009 12:35:14 AM

 
Brett Dolsen
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Awesome work and presentation Mike!!Brett


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2/8/2009 12:45:35 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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Love the effects on this windy city shot...


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2/8/2009 5:15:54 AM

 
Ron McEwan
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Most interesting image Mike, I thought there would be more people in the image. Neat effects too


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2/8/2009 5:41:35 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Great scene with excellent presentation, Mike. This is a beauty.


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2/8/2009 6:33:21 AM

 
Craig C. Ebel
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Great DD work Mike!


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2/8/2009 9:35:31 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks for the comments! I have had this image since last spring but I was never happy with it. I decided to try some Topaz effects since I did not have those filters when I was originally working on the image. I am still getting used to the simplify filter but I like what it can do. :-)


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2/8/2009 9:59:00 AM

 
Walter H. Wiesbeck
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Cool image,ex presentation,Mike


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2/8/2009 11:29:48 AM

 
Nina Shields
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Mike, very artistic presentation for a wonderful story telling image; super work both in and out of the camera; your gallery is outstanding, glad that I found it!!


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2/8/2009 3:28:10 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great presentation! Beautiful colors and fx.


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2/8/2009 4:30:42 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Walter/Nina/Randy - Thanks so much! - Mike


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2/9/2009 4:43:22 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Love this image, great effects.


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2/9/2009 5:20:08 AM

 
Kathleen M. Rinker
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Fabulous image Mike, great color, detail and effects!!


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2/9/2009 11:09:43 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Leslie and Kathy - Thanks!! - Mike


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2/9/2009 3:02:57 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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WOW, this is absolutely fabulous, Mike! Congratulations on your EP!


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2/9/2009 5:40:37 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Awesome perspective, colors and effects Mike!


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2/9/2009 8:47:32 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Anita and Donna - Thanks to each of you! - Mike


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2/11/2009 4:18:53 PM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Amazing, love the effect!


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2/14/2009 10:35:01 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Remi - Thank You! - Mike


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2/14/2009 3:47:07 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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spectacular finalist, congratulations!


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3/25/2009 10:56:02 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!


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3/25/2009 12:04:16 PM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Outstanding, Mike. Huge congrats on this beautiful finalist.


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3/25/2009 12:46:28 PM

 
Karen K. Givens
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Congratulations on another fine finalist Mike, beautiful colors.


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3/25/2009 12:53:04 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


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3/25/2009 2:02:24 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...fabulous


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3/25/2009 3:23:58 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations Mike!


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3/25/2009 4:39:22 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Marvelous Chicago capture, Mike! Love your treatment. Congratulations on your outstanding finalist!


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3/25/2009 4:51:47 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your awesome finalist.


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3/25/2009 5:55:12 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Congratulations Mike!!


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3/25/2009 6:56:02 PM

 
mark grandoni  

Awesome Mike, Congratulations!


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3/25/2009 10:18:22 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks so much! I have not had a chance to look over the finalists...I hope to soon! - Mike


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3/26/2009 5:08:16 AM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Congratulations on your finalist, Mike!


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3/26/2009 8:41:27 AM

 
Christine Czernin
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Many congrats, Mike, on this wonderful finalist.
Your colorful pictures are a joy to look at. They really brighten up the day.


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3/26/2009 8:44:14 AM

 
Janet Daniel
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Congratulations, Mike, on this incredible finalist!


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3/26/2009 9:33:58 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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Outstanding work Mike!!!! !!
Awesome Finalist!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

~J~


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3/26/2009 12:00:40 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks! That was taken on my first photographic trip to Chicago. There is so much to capture in the city. :) Mike


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3/26/2009 8:05:06 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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A Finalist for your marvelous work here. Congratulations my friend.


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3/26/2009 9:57:29 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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This is fantastic Mike, congratulations!!


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3/27/2009 5:39:21 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Frank and Cassie - Thanks so much!! - Mike


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3/27/2009 8:19:51 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Many congrats Mike ~ looks great in the DD feature!


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4/15/2009 3:24:49 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Congratulations on having this image in the DD newsletter, Mike. This was definitely one of my favorites of your February entries and I'm delighted to see it featured.


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4/15/2009 3:37:15 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on being featured in the newsletter. I've always loved this image.


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4/15/2009 5:26:46 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Congratulations on your Finalist. Like how it looks like a painting. :O)


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4/15/2009 5:38:17 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congrats on the DD newsletter feature, Mike.


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4/15/2009 8:10:05 AM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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Saw this in the DD newsletter too! Congrats Mike!
your gallery is filled to the brim with great shots!!


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4/15/2009 11:31:40 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks so much! I was wondering why so many people were commenting on an old shot. :) Mike


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4/17/2009 6:52:29 PM

 
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