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Morning Freight II
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Morning Freight II
Morning Freight II

Last month I put this image up for the PG101 Straight Out Of Camera Theme.
Now I decided to to some editing.

:-)

Comments welcome and appreciated!

© Mike Umbreit
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Anita J. Luellen
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    Very nice...love the colors,lighting and composition.

6/3/2009 6:37:13 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Love the morning glow here, Mike. very beautiful, especially the curving lighted tracks!!

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6/3/2009 9:17:09 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Really like the effects. Terrific light, colors, and curves.

6/4/2009 6:03:51 AM

 
Lorna Shutter
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Awesome image and editing work, Mike! The colour and lighting are incredible! Your clarity and detail are exceptional! Looks like a big winner to me! :)

6/5/2009 7:53:24 PM

 
Derek D. Dafoe
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Hey Mike! How R U doing? This is a great shot!

6/8/2009 11:17:43 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks! I need to get back to the tracks to see what I find! :) - Mike

6/15/2009 4:31:08 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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What a wonderful shot! I love the lighting and tones!

6/15/2009 5:18:09 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Tammy - Thanks! - Mike

6/15/2009 5:30:38 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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This is stunning, Mike. The original was great -- nice light and colors and excellent composition. With the edit, it's over the top. Congratulations on the EP

6/21/2009 8:51:48 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Nikki - Thanks for your continued support!! - Mike

6/25/2009 8:09:55 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Beautiful birds and wonderful night captures in June, Mike. Rooftop Relaxation was a close second for my favorite and I am always in awe of perfect in-flight captures, but I have to go with this one as best for its eye-catching colors and sweeping lines. Hope it goes all the way.

7/6/2009 1:09:42 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Nikki - Thanks so much once again! I applaud you for taking the time to leave such a nice detailed comment. I am just hoping to spend more time this month on photography than I did last month. :) Mike

7/6/2009 7:45:37 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding Mike, I love your edits! Congratulations on your finalist!

7/21/2009 4:50:15 PM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Congratulations on your finalist, Mike!

7/21/2009 5:22:29 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Donna/Eivor - Thanks! I was shut out last month so it is nice to have a finalist once again. I might be getting back in the saddle once again. :) Mike

7/21/2009 7:27:52 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Fantastic capture, Mike! Big congrats on your finalist!

7/21/2009 7:36:11 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congratulations, Mike!!!

7/21/2009 7:42:49 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Congrats Mike. Sherran

7/21/2009 7:47:24 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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The results of your editing
are fantastic Mike!!!
Outstanding finalist!!!
Congratulations and best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~

7/21/2009 9:01:12 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations Mike!

7/21/2009 9:58:53 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Excellent light and comp Mike!!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!

7/22/2009 12:25:44 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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What an explosion in beautiful light and color tones! Congratulations on all your fantastic finalsits Mike!

7/22/2009 3:45:36 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Great job Mike; congrats on your Finalist! Jeff

7/22/2009 3:45:49 AM

 
Lorna Shutter
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I knew this one would be among the Finalists! CONGRATULATIONS, Mike!!!!! :) Photobucket

7/22/2009 4:09:03 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your wonderful finalist, Mike. Love this image.

7/22/2009 5:16:58 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Wonderful image, Mike. CONGRATULATIONS on a lovely Finalist.

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7/22/2009 8:27:53 AM

 
Anna Diederich
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Congratulations Mike!

7/22/2009 9:07:57 AM

 
Glenn E. Traver
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Congratulations Mike on this cool Finalist ~ GT

7/22/2009 9:28:59 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your terrific winner, Mike,

7/22/2009 11:34:35 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS MIKE ON YOUR AWESOME WINNER

7/22/2009 11:39:38 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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WTG Mike!!! Congratulations!!

7/22/2009 1:14:00 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations on the gold, Mike!

7/22/2009 1:14:44 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations on your win Mike!

7/22/2009 5:35:28 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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WTG, Mike! Big congrats on a most well-deserved win!

7/22/2009 5:43:33 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this terrific winner, Mike!!

7/22/2009 6:22:44 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a spectacular Winner!!

7/22/2009 6:35:10 PM

 
Lorna Shutter
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CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win, Mike!!!!! :) Photobucket

7/22/2009 7:00:36 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks so much!!! I haven't had time to take a look at the winners or finalists. I sure hope to soon! - Mike

7/22/2009 9:04:11 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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YEAH - congratulations on your GOLD Mike!

7/23/2009 2:35:26 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Glad to see this Win GOLD, Mike.

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7/23/2009 2:45:24 AM

 
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Mike- Love the stunning glow of beauty captured here. Congratulations from Annie and myself on both the Finalist and the Second Place Win. Way to go.

7/23/2009 6:26:47 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Wonderful winning image, Mike!!! WTG!!! :-) k

7/23/2009 9:20:15 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Congrats for your gold, Mike.

7/23/2009 11:10:55 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks for all of the very kind comments!! I appreciate each one! - Mike

7/23/2009 3:23:39 PM

 
Susana Heide
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This is the first time I come across this image and I love it! CONGRATS on your WIN, Mike!!

7/23/2009 8:29:04 PM

 
Anna Diederich
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Congratulations, Mike!

7/24/2009 4:26:25 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats!!! :)

7/24/2009 11:25:30 PM

 
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Congrats Mike on your 2nd Place!! Jeff

7/25/2009 4:25:59 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Thanks!! At first, I wasn't too sure about the editing I did on this image. I'm glad I went with it! :) Mike

7/25/2009 6:18:41 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Love it!!! Fabulous work Mike -- big congratulations on your win!

7/26/2009 6:15:10 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Cindy - Thank You!! - Mike

7/27/2009 9:26:06 PM

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

Dominick

11/15/2009 4:07:48 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Dominick - Thanks! - Mike

11/16/2009 8:23:23 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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This one just came up in rotation in the winner's box on my monitor. I'd forgotten how much I love it -- just thought I'd tell you. The lines, colors and especially light are just fantastic. Have you ever printed this big on metallic paper? I'd have it done on mat board so I didn't have to put glass over it. Wow, would it have impact!

5/17/2011 6:30:41 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Nikki - Thanks so much! I don't have this one printed but it did get published in a Capture My Chicago book. :-) Mike

5/21/2011 8:27:17 PM

 
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