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Up the Side, bw
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Up the Side, bw
Up the Side, bw
2nd Place Winner
I really prefer the color version that I submitted in early August
Up the Side
but the lines of this staircase are so nice I think it works in black and white, too.
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Monnie Ryan
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    It really works in B&W, though -- wonderful lines and perspective!

10/25/2009 8:15:33 AM

 
Tess L. Yee
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Super B&W image, Nikki! Fab POV.

10/25/2009 8:34:08 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Oh, yes, it works. The black and white thoroughly emphasizes the lines of a great perspective.

10/25/2009 8:34:22 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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Love this in B&W Nik!!!!
Awesome POV!!!
Congrats for your finalists!!!
WTG!!!!!

~J~

10/25/2009 11:46:21 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Fantastic POV, tones and compositon, Nikki! I love the other one too!

10/25/2009 11:53:17 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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FANTASTIC, Nikki!!! Conversion in perfection!!! :-) k

10/25/2009 1:38:36 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful POV, capture and love the B&W!

10/25/2009 1:42:45 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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You know I love BW and this looks SO GREAT this way :))) excellent photo Nikki...

10/25/2009 5:09:17 PM

 
Rolando Rosito
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Great image Nikki, wonderful lines.

10/25/2009 5:33:56 PM

 
Sherry K. Adkins
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I didn't see the color version, but the black and white really gives it impact. The composition and POV are very strong, lending itself well to B/W.

10/25/2009 6:40:17 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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SPECTACULAR comp and capture, Nikki!!!!!!

10/25/2009 11:40:49 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Perfect composition!

10/28/2009 9:23:14 AM

 
Ruth Grimm
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Congratulations on the finialist badge, Nikki! This is a GREAT B&W image! Love the great textuatal feel to it! !

11/23/2009 5:44:42 AM

 
Robert Jensen
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This works magnificently in B&W

11/23/2009 6:02:49 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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....congratulations on your beautiful finalist Nikki...Aimee

11/23/2009 6:34:17 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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Congrats on your Finalist selection!

Les

11/23/2009 6:50:08 AM

 
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Congratulations on this well-done finalist! I love the staircase and it is so nicely presented in the b&w...shows all of the wonderful texture in the scene!!!

11/23/2009 7:12:42 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Congrats Nikki

11/23/2009 7:18:42 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Congratulations Nikki! This is so outstanding!

11/23/2009 9:10:56 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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congrats Pictures, Images and Photos

11/23/2009 10:07:43 AM

 
Christine Czernin
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It did work in bw.....
Congratulations on this great finalist. I love stairs too.

11/23/2009 10:09:52 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Wonderful image, Nikki; makes a great b/w! Congratulations!

11/23/2009 10:12:43 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Fantastic image and I like it in B&W too, Nikki. CONGRATZ, expect to see this again!

UB.

11/23/2009 10:31:23 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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WTG Nikki, another beauty... congrats!!!

11/23/2009 11:28:05 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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CONGRATULATIONS, Nikki, it's a beauty in B&W!

11/23/2009 11:37:09 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Fantastic work Nikki!!!! Congratulations!!

11/23/2009 12:28:21 PM

 
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11/23/2009 2:01:05 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Beautiful Nikki! Congrats on your wonderful Finalist!

11/23/2009 3:38:20 PM

 
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Love the black and white and the amazing capture. Congratulations on being a Finalist my friend.

11/23/2009 4:18:06 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS once again,Nikki! WTG!

11/23/2009 5:29:45 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Nikki.

11/23/2009 7:03:48 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on all your terrific finalists, Nikki!

11/23/2009 7:12:51 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Awesome, Nikki! Congrats to you!!

11/23/2009 7:24:02 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)

11/23/2009 9:23:36 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Congratulations on your finalist Nikki!

11/24/2009 3:38:56 AM

 
Karen Celella
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Congratualtions on your second wonderful finalist Nikki. Keep them coming!

11/24/2009 4:21:11 AM

 
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Congratulations Nikki on your fabulous Finalist!

jo ann c.

11/24/2009 7:42:43 AM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats on this Finalist!

11/24/2009 10:25:24 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Awesome Nikki! Congratulations on your finalist!

11/24/2009 11:29:58 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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CONGRATULATIONS!

11/24/2009 7:24:17 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Awesome, Nikki! COngrats to you!!

11/25/2009 8:19:16 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Nikki on your stunning win!

11/25/2009 8:40:12 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your beautiful winner, Nikki.

11/25/2009 9:17:25 AM

 
Mick Burkey
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Great design and great execution. Wonderful job, Nikki! Congrats!

11/25/2009 9:32:49 AM

 
Amanda J. Tanner
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Congratulations Nikki! on a wonderful winner

11/25/2009 9:32:57 AM

 
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Congratulations, Nikki!!

11/25/2009 9:37:23 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Woohoo! Way to go, Nikki; congratulations!

11/25/2009 9:39:21 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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gorgeous winner Nikki, congratulations!!!

11/25/2009 9:45:00 AM

 
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Almost as good as Clevis and Cotter ;0)

Congratulations NiK!!
Awesome Win!!

11/25/2009 10:15:38 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Nikki!!!

11/25/2009 10:29:10 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your winner!

11/25/2009 10:35:13 AM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a terrific Winner!!

11/25/2009 11:02:05 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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CONGRATULATIONS Nikki, this BW version is so great :)))))

11/25/2009 11:40:59 AM

 
Ivan Chacon
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BIG CONGRATULATIONS Nikki! :)

11/25/2009 2:42:11 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving GOLD 2nd Place WINNER! 8o)

11/25/2009 2:56:17 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congratulations on your winner Nikki, looks like the judges really liked the bw version.

11/25/2009 3:13:21 PM

 
Becky J. Parkinson
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Congratulations!!! I'm so glad to see this one again!

11/25/2009 3:55:17 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations Nikki on this outstanding 2nd place winner!!

11/25/2009 4:22:59 PM

 
Karen Celella
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Huge congratulations Nikki on your outstanding win. FOUR finalists and a win is quite a huge bunch of feathers in your hat lady!! Bask in the glow!!

11/25/2009 5:00:55 PM

 
Jean-Pierre Ducondi
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Congratulations Nikki on this wonderful winner. WTG.
JP

11/25/2009 5:11:45 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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HEYYYYYYYYYY,Nikki, CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing WINNER! WTG!

11/25/2009 5:24:58 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS ON A WONDERFUL WIN.....WHOOO HOOO WTG you must be so delighted. :-)

11/25/2009 7:51:29 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS ON A WONDERFUL WIN.....WHOOO HOOO WTG you must be so delighted. :-)

11/25/2009 7:52:54 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Big CONGRATZ on your Second Place GOLD, Nikki.

UB.

11/25/2009 8:31:38 PM

 
Jayne Martin

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Congratulations Nikki!!! I love this B&W

11/26/2009 12:37:16 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your awards, Nikki!

11/26/2009 2:17:29 AM

 
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Congratulations on your winner Nikki!

11/26/2009 3:32:33 AM

 
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Nikki- I love everything about this image. The depth, the amazing lines, the textures, and the black and white. Congratulations on the Second Place Win for your incredible work.
Happy Thanksgiving my friend.

11/26/2009 6:04:45 AM

 
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Congratulations to you, Nikki, on your win with this super black and white graphic, and a belated congrats on your other finalists as well.

11/26/2009 6:33:27 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS NIKKI!!!!
Awesome Winner!!!!

~J~

11/26/2009 7:45:09 AM

 
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I'm soooo happy for you Nikki!! Congratulations on this FANTASTIC winner!

11/26/2009 8:52:01 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS WIN Nikki!

I loved it..


May this be an extra special Thanksgiving for you and your family!

jo ann c.

11/26/2009 2:11:43 PM

 
Lester A. Garcia
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This B&W WINNER is just as beautiful. Congratulations, Nikki.

11/26/2009 3:52:59 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on this AWESOME win, Nikki!!! :-) k

11/26/2009 5:27:32 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Awesome! Big congratulations on this beautiful winner Nikki!

11/26/2009 11:39:26 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful winner, Nikki!

11/27/2009 4:54:05 AM

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

Dominick

11/27/2009 6:46:57 AM

 
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Huge CONGRATULATIONS, Nikki, on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! This is truly BRILLIANT!! Deb

11/27/2009 11:35:31 AM

 
Clyde P. Smith
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Congratulation on your faboulas win Nikki.

11/27/2009 3:48:58 PM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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Wonderful, Nikki! Congratulations on your wonderful 2nd place winning photo!

11/27/2009 6:49:03 PM

 
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Nikki, congratulations on this interesting and well done shot! WTG. You make us proud.

11/27/2009 8:36:28 PM

 
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Nikki, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved win!!!!

11/27/2009 9:29:08 PM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Way to go Nikki. An awesome winner.

11/29/2009 6:59:08 AM

 
Claudine Grove
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Congrats on this interesting shot!

11/30/2009 2:52:44 PM

 
Anne McKinnell
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Very cool! Congratulations on your win Nikki!

12/1/2009 10:05:48 PM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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Congratulations on your second place win, Nikki! I love these types of architectural pieces and you did a marvelous job!

12/5/2009 12:50:57 PM

 
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The composition of the elements is spot on to draw the viewer into the center of the image! A very pleasing b&w and definitely worthy of it's golden badge! CONGRATS Nikki!!

12/7/2009 3:02:07 PM

 
Kimber Wallwork-Heineman
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Your composition is perfect - draws you right in. I guess the blk and white paid off. Congratulations - love your work - Kimber

2/7/2010 7:11:48 AM

 
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Just saw this this morning, Nikki. Just gorgeous. The lines and curves are magnificient. Huge congrats on this wonderful winner.

2/17/2010 4:50:10 AM

 
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The pov, tones, composition, line and curves are outstanding in this. Congrats on a wonderful win.

3/4/2010 8:02:04 PM

 
Richard M. Waas
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Nikki, this one got by me, simply gorgeous..... Congrats!!

3/9/2010 7:47:11 PM

 
Emmanuel Panagiotakis
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Very nice picture my friend !!!

8/10/2010 1:49:13 PM

 
Joseph M. Muench
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Awesome image Nikki!
-Joe

9/27/2010 2:06:28 PM

 
Lisa A. Car
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This is fantastic Nikki!!!

1/14/2011 3:59:56 PM

 
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