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Window of the West
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Window of the West
Window of the West
MARCH 2009 2ND PLACE
Placed my lens directly on the window of this mercantile store in Bodie, CA.

© Pat Gamwell
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Jeff W. Robinson
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    Great job Pat - Excellent lighting and details! Jeff

3/4/2009 9:00:58 AM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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Fabulous POV...you have given us all the same perspective that you had looking in the window.

3/4/2009 9:03:43 AM

 
Teresa P

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Great job on HDR.

3/4/2009 9:07:17 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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terrific work through the glass Pat ~ great image and effect .. looks like a drawing!

3/4/2009 9:22:23 AM

 
Vitor Dias
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FANTASTIC PIC PAT.

Congts.

rgds Vitor

3/4/2009 9:24:10 AM

 
David Phalen
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Awesome work Pat!! The colors. details and effects are terrific!!

3/4/2009 9:44:31 AM

 
Jane Holestine
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What a fabulous capture of a fabulous find! The lighting, details, tones are all terrific.

3/4/2009 10:01:50 AM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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Beautiful, Pat! Excellent details and effects!

3/4/2009 10:20:10 AM

 
Joy Rector
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wow, awesome shot

3/4/2009 11:10:09 AM

 
Robin R.
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Wonderful detail.

3/4/2009 11:19:57 AM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Beautiful caputre and effect.

Remi

3/4/2009 11:25:21 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Neat capture and nice treatment!

3/4/2009 12:01:17 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Great job, Pat. Reminds me of "Little HOuse on the Prairie!"

3/4/2009 12:03:41 PM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Pat this is just outstanding.
Fabulous work

3/4/2009 1:20:10 PM

 
Christine Czernin
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My Goodness,Pat.
This is really outstanding. The light and details are superb.

3/4/2009 2:06:33 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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An outstanding image with amazing tones, details and comp.

3/4/2009 2:28:23 PM

 
Kathryn Love
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love this Pat!! great tones and details!

3/4/2009 2:31:45 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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This is excellent, Pat. Love it!!!

3/4/2009 3:19:56 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Wow, I would never have guessed you were not inside! Great light, tones and detail in this most interesting capture, Pat.

3/4/2009 3:57:44 PM

 
Sherry L. Davis
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Wow, Pat, this is excellent! Awesome work! :)

3/4/2009 4:45:11 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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gorgeous capture and phenomenal fx Pat!

3/5/2009 1:08:03 AM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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Love this old-time scene!

3/5/2009 5:23:53 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Excellent! Love it!

3/5/2009 9:11:52 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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What a fabulous find! My photo for today (the antique milk can) would have fit here perfectly! Great job on this, Pat!

3/5/2009 2:41:14 PM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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Beautiful details and colors Pat!,
Amalia

3/5/2009 2:52:14 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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FANTASTIC capture Pat!

3/5/2009 2:54:21 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Exceptional Pat! The tones are teriffic!

3/5/2009 9:43:17 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Great image..wonderful lighting, colors and detail. Love the effects.

3/5/2009 10:14:18 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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This is just terrific, Pat. You've combined all the fascinating elements of this old store, with your artistry, use of detail, and light into a beautiful whole. I'd so love to see this area, one that you see so well, sometime.

3/7/2009 7:54:13 AM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Mitch is right, this is really terrific !! All your work is great quality, Pat.

3/8/2009 11:11:57 PM

 
Dr Silly
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Super, wish I could visit Bodie. :O)

3/13/2009 5:26:27 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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A visit to your gallery Pat is always a delight. Don't have as much time as I wish but this is and always will be a highlight to my day.

3/22/2009 9:18:26 PM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Love this the first time I saw it, Pat. Congrats, once again, on another outstanding finalist.

4/22/2009 12:43:39 PM

 
Christine Czernin
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Congrats,Pat. Terrific finalist. WTG!!!!

4/22/2009 1:22:08 PM

 
Jane Holestine
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I knew this was a winner! Congrats!

4/22/2009 2:04:29 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Am I pleased to see this marvelous study recognized. Oh, yeah. :)))))

4/22/2009 2:49:22 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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SUPERB Pat, huge congrats again!!!

4/22/2009 3:10:23 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Perfect composition and lighting Pat! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round!

4/22/2009 4:04:06 PM

 
Jill Odice
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This went right into my faves Pat! Sorry I haven't been around much...A big congrats on this finalist! Great job shooting through the window!

4/22/2009 6:35:07 PM

 
A P
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Congratz again on all your finalists

4/22/2009 7:57:32 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Love Love Love this!!! Congratulations Pat!!!

4/22/2009 8:27:35 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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And another YAYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!
Huge congratulations on this marvelous finalist Pat!!! Best of luck in the next round!!!

4/22/2009 9:29:54 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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WTG Pat...Congratulations again!!!

4/22/2009 11:08:22 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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WTG. CONGRATULATIONS, yet again, Pat.

Usman.

4/22/2009 11:41:15 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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The west never looked so beautiful Pat! Congratualions on your "inspiring" Finalist!

4/23/2009 2:24:29 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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My fav. from you last month!!

Can I pick em' or what??

Congrats!!

4/23/2009 6:30:44 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Wonderful Pat!!! Congrats on this beauty!!!!

4/23/2009 6:41:12 AM

 
Christian Rosito
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Congratulations on your finalist!

4/23/2009 7:53:51 AM

 
Robert Baer
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love it pat. congrats!

4/23/2009 8:03:21 AM

 
Anne M. Young
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Fantastic - congratulations!

4/23/2009 8:38:02 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Pat on your terrific finalists!

4/23/2009 9:10:37 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations!!! Excellent work Pat!! :0)

4/23/2009 11:21:49 AM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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Ah, the good 'ole days! Another great finalist, Pat! Congratulations!

4/23/2009 7:22:20 PM

 
Mukesh Srivastava
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Huge congrats for the Finalist.... Good luck for the next round!!!!!

4/23/2009 11:01:42 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Congratulations on your finalist!

4/24/2009 8:06:38 AM

 
William F. Clair
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Save your money because I am going to win.

4/24/2009 6:50:53 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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COngratulations on your Amazing Finalist, well done!

4/24/2009 7:36:25 PM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Pat!

4/24/2009 11:53:31 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Pat!!!

4/25/2009 9:02:35 AM

 
Daiana Kelly
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Congrats on the beautiful image.

4/25/2009 3:57:53 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding work Pat, congratulations again!

4/26/2009 7:19:40 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG congrats, again, on a terrific Winner!!

4/27/2009 11:11:30 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on this great winner Pat!!!

4/27/2009 11:24:33 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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Huge Congratulations on this awesome winner Pat.

4/27/2009 11:27:18 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Pat on yur fantastic win!

4/27/2009 12:00:21 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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and congrats again Pat, spectacular winner!!!!

4/27/2009 12:58:14 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Is and always will be a favorite, Pat. Congratulations.

4/27/2009 1:09:22 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Awesome Pat!!!! Big congratulations on another wonderful gold winner!!

4/27/2009 2:00:41 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Pat - Congratulations once again!! - Mike

4/27/2009 4:47:23 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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This is SOOOO cool, Pat! Big congrats on another amazing winner!

4/27/2009 4:56:56 PM

 
Daiana Kelly
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Congrats on this gorgeous winner Pat!

4/27/2009 5:18:35 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful view Pat, congratulations on your winner!

4/27/2009 5:31:42 PM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Love it, Pat. Another great win. Super job. Well deserved. Go girl!

4/27/2009 5:45:30 PM

 
Mick Burkey
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I loved this one the first time I saw it. Really fantastic work, Pat. Depth and detail are first rate. Congratulations on the win!

4/27/2009 6:11:16 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations on this creative winner!

4/27/2009 6:47:12 PM

 
A P
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Big party at the house tonight Congratulations

4/27/2009 8:16:17 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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I'm doing the happy dance here Pat!!!!! Super huge congratulations on this fantastic winner too!!! WAY TO GO!!!

4/27/2009 9:00:01 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Another awesome win!! Huge congratulations again, Pat!!

4/27/2009 11:57:56 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Love this, Pat! Sorry I didn't see it till now!
Congratulations on another well earned winner!

4/28/2009 12:26:08 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Pat, for your excellent winner.

4/28/2009 2:05:42 AM

 
Lois J. Adomite
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Great image, congratulations. Lois

4/28/2009 6:11:23 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Congratulations on your Wonderful Winner Pat!

4/28/2009 6:52:19 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"August Winners"

4/28/2009 8:05:09 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"MARCH Winners"


Sorry!!!

4/28/2009 9:28:45 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATULATIONS, Pat on another fantastic WINNER!!

Usman.

4/28/2009 10:30:22 AM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Wonderful work! Congratulations on your win, Pat!

4/28/2009 2:03:10 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Wow- another well deserved win :)
CONGRATS, Pat.

4/28/2009 4:15:47 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats on your 2nd Place Win Pat!! Jeff

4/28/2009 5:19:24 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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*CONGRATULATIONS* on your Awesome winning photo, Pat!

4/28/2009 6:45:40 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations Pat on another Stunning Win!

4/28/2009 8:04:26 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congrats again on another terrific winner, Pat!

4/29/2009 1:07:22 PM

 
Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay)
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Great image.Congratulations.

4/29/2009 2:28:38 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Terrific winner, Pat!
Congratulations!
~♥~Lisa

4/30/2009 3:39:26 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Another fantastic win, Pat! Congratulations, again!

4/30/2009 7:59:50 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Marvelous image....congrats on your win!!!!!!!!

5/2/2009 5:50:24 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Congratulations Pat. What wonderful detail and tone.

5/3/2009 9:32:27 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this nostalgic winner, Pat!!!

5/4/2009 8:50:22 AM

 
Christine Czernin
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Another, huge congratulation, Pat.
This is one fabulous,story telling capture.
An so well done.

5/10/2009 11:25:58 AM

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

Dominick

5/20/2009 2:01:22 AM

 
Luigi Di Serio
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Sensational image!

6/4/2009 2:13:25 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Awesome capture and through the window, is amazing girl!

I just love it!

Congrats on this well deserved win Pat

jo ann c.

7/24/2009 5:08:31 AM

 
Jill Odice
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I knew it was a winner :-) Aren't you glad you went to Bodie :-)

7/28/2009 10:08:32 PM

 
Jennie A. Dillman
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THIS IS THE BEST...THAT WINDOW MADE A GREAT FILTER...REALLY, REALLY GOOD....J

8/8/2009 2:27:13 PM

 
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