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Holocaust Memorial
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Holocaust Memorial
Holocaust Memorial
Designed by architect Peter Eisenman and engineer Buro Happold,the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe consists of a 19,000 square meter (4.7 acre) site covered with 2,711 concrete slabs or "stelae", one for each page of the Talmud arranged in a grid pattern on a sloping field.The stelae are 2.38m (7.8') long and vary in height from 0.2 m to 4.8m (8" to 15'9"). Building began on April 1, 2003 and was finished on December 15, 2004. It was inaugurated on May 10, 2005, sixty years after the end of World War II, and opened to the public two days later.
Berlin, Germany.

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Bojan Bencic
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    Great perspective and description, Renata. Impressive place.

3/29/2010 5:50:37 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Fantastic depth, tones and clarity, Renata. Great info too.

3/29/2010 6:26:18 AM

 
Mariann Kovats
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Wonderful lines, perspective and details, Renata!

3/29/2010 6:28:30 AM

 
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Very dramatic, Ranata, and thanks for taking me to this memorial, especially as we are approaching Yom Hashoa. It is very meaningful to me.

3/29/2010 7:24:19 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding and a very powerful image Renata - Great presentation! Jeff

3/29/2010 8:26:57 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great tones, details & framing!

3/29/2010 8:34:42 AM

 
Hal Bambrick
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Very Respectful Capture and Description!

3/29/2010 9:31:34 AM

 
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Renata

Wow what a picture,nice details, colors and a amazing capture.

Ysa...

3/29/2010 9:57:11 AM

 
John Connolly
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A marvelous capture with excellent perspective and DOF Renata! Thank you for sharing the history of this imposing structure!

3/29/2010 12:49:07 PM

 
Joanna Madloch
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Great perspective and color, Renata. Very well done!

3/29/2010 2:40:44 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Incredible POV, textures, composition, DOF...a very powerful composition and meaningful image, Renata!!!

Patti

3/29/2010 5:29:24 PM

 
David Phalen
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A fantastic capture of a powerful and beautiful memorial!!

3/29/2010 6:15:45 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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The info is absolutely fascinating, Renata! I learn so much from you!
Wonderful tones, detail, clarity, perspective,lines, comp & lighting! Amazing work again indeed! WTG!

3/29/2010 6:34:34 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful capture! Any wedding date yet?

3/29/2010 6:56:46 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Terrific shot, Renata!

3/29/2010 10:50:57 PM

 

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Fitting tribute to those who suffered. Great way to never forget. great capture here Renata.

Brian

3/30/2010 6:19:40 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Shelly,we got married on 16th of January.:-)

3/30/2010 7:21:39 AM

 
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Congrats on your finalist...Well done

4/18/2010 5:31:57 PM

 
Rolando Rosito
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Congratulations Renata, wonderful finalist!

4/18/2010 5:35:47 PM

 
Michael G. Marshall
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Powerful image and finalist, Renata! Congratulations! Michael

4/18/2010 7:25:15 PM

 
Mariann Kovats
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Congratulations on your awesome finalist, Renata! Very well deserved!

4/18/2010 7:26:01 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations on this moving finalist Renata!

4/18/2010 7:27:04 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Renata!!

Patti

4/18/2010 8:08:18 PM

 
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Congrats.

4/18/2010 8:10:22 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Incredible capture of this most moving monument Renata!! Congratulations!

4/18/2010 8:31:39 PM

 
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Congrats, Renata, on this terrific finalist capture :)

4/18/2010 8:51:09 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, Renata!

4/18/2010 10:38:05 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Big Congrats on your fantastic finalist Renata!

4/18/2010 10:43:59 PM

 
Brett Dolsen
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Amazing image and story Renata!Congratulations!

4/19/2010 12:13:02 AM

 
Joao Martinho
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Congratulations for this great finalist, Renata!

4/19/2010 12:38:49 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATULATIONS...on your wonderful Finalist, Renata!

UB.

4/19/2010 3:43:23 AM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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AWESOME! Congratulations,Renata!!

4/19/2010 4:11:00 AM

 
Boyd L. Alexander
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CONGRATULATIONS...on your wonderful Finalist Renata! Good luck in the next round!!

4/19/2010 4:58:11 AM

 
Beverley Scott
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Congratulations, Renata, on this powerful finalist!

4/19/2010 5:17:54 AM

 
Luigi Di Serio
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Congrats... this is just fantastic. Amazing leading lines!

4/19/2010 5:52:00 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!!!!!!!!

4/19/2010 6:04:49 AM

 

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A very big congrats for you Finalist pick Renata on one of my favorite images from you. This is a very special and fitting tribute of history.

Brian

4/19/2010 7:06:21 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Very touching.....Congrats!

4/19/2010 8:08:17 AM

 
isabel C. Zepeda
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Renata

WOW big CONGRATULATIONS on this very special photo.

Ysa...

4/19/2010 8:11:38 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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It's an amazing image, Renata. Congratulations on your finalist.

4/19/2010 8:27:22 AM

 
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And you got TWO this month. CONGRATS to you too!! They are both awesome images.

4/19/2010 8:49:32 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Big congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!!

4/19/2010 8:49:48 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

4/19/2010 9:15:45 AM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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As always, your work is impressive. Congratulations!

4/19/2010 9:27:40 AM

 
Ann Myers
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Renata, Congratulations on your capturing finalists!!

4/19/2010 10:32:34 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Great capture Renata! congrats :))

4/19/2010 11:22:53 AM

 
John Connolly
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Congratulations on your Finalist award, Renata, this is well deserved indeed!

4/19/2010 1:51:53 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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WOW, awesome perspective and textures, Renata! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!

4/19/2010 1:58:47 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, Renata! WTG!

4/19/2010 3:28:48 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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This is incredible Renata...
What an awesome Finalist!
Many congratulations!!!!

~J~

4/19/2010 4:52:11 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations, Renata!

4/19/2010 5:53:18 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your wonderful finalist.

4/19/2010 6:55:33 PM

 
Jean-Pierre Ducondi
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Congratulations on your amazing finalist.
JP

4/19/2010 7:05:02 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Thank you very much!!!:-)

4/20/2010 6:57:11 AM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Great perspective of this impressive memorial! Congratulations on your Finalist Renata!!!

4/20/2010 12:28:49 PM

 

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Great Job Renata. I am so very happy for you.. Out of all the people I was rooting for to win it was this image I wanted you to win GOLD for.

Brian

4/20/2010 3:12:47 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Conratulations, Renata on your beautiful and well deserved win!

4/20/2010 3:34:57 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this outstanding winner Renata!

4/20/2010 3:41:33 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations on this outstanding winner, Renata!!

Patti

4/20/2010 3:43:53 PM

 
Joanna Madloch
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Renata, congrats on your win!

4/20/2010 4:14:47 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Big congrats on this wonderful winning shot!

4/20/2010 4:29:37 PM

 
Rolando Rosito
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Congratulations Renata, great winner!!

4/20/2010 4:41:47 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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So stunning, Renata! A big congratulations for your win!

4/20/2010 4:59:03 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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I don't know how I missed this when you entered it, Renata. It's breath taking and a well deserved winner!

4/20/2010 5:18:03 PM

 
Mariann Kovats
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Congratulations on your awesome win, Renata! Breath taking!

4/20/2010 6:33:36 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Huge Congrats on this fantastic winner Renata!

4/20/2010 6:43:34 PM

 
Sabrina L. Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS, Renata!

4/20/2010 6:53:10 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Heyyyyy Renata, CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Winner! WTG!

4/20/2010 7:59:08 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Big Congrats on your win, Renata!

4/20/2010 8:08:21 PM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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The terrific Win is appropriate for this impressive structure. Congrats!

4/20/2010 9:43:18 PM

 
David Van Camp
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Oh, so awesome, wonderful and well deserved, honey!! I love you so!! :*

4/20/2010 9:54:04 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Huge congratulations on your fantastic winner Renata!!

4/21/2010 12:32:09 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your win, Renata! WTG

4/21/2010 1:08:32 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Huge CONGRATZ. on this outstanding Winner, Renata!!!

UB.

4/21/2010 3:13:09 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Thank you everybody for all your comments!!!:-)I'm surely happy with this winner!!!:-)

4/21/2010 6:30:05 AM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Renata!

4/21/2010 7:14:16 AM

 
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Congrats on the Winner!

4/21/2010 8:23:00 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

4/21/2010 8:31:29 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is an outstanding image, Renata! So happy to see you win GOLD here. Huge congratulations! This one is going right into my favorites!!! Deb

4/21/2010 9:09:15 AM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a well deserved Winner!!

4/21/2010 9:11:08 AM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Wonderful Winner, Renata! Fantastic perspective, tones, and textures. Thank you for this powerful composition - it is very meaningful to me. Congratulations!

4/21/2010 10:11:50 AM

 
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Renata, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding SECOND Place Win!!!

4/21/2010 11:15:17 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your winner!

4/21/2010 11:31:38 AM

 
maria I. Warren
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Big congrats this is awesome!!!!

4/21/2010 12:01:44 PM

 
Dave Montero
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Thank you Renata for sharing this powerful yet wonderful image. It's important we don't forget and you helped to preserve that. Congratulations on a well deserved winner!

4/21/2010 2:25:45 PM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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HUGE congratulations,Renata!!

4/21/2010 10:08:29 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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So happy to see this win Renata! It's so moving.

4/22/2010 5:09:09 PM

 
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Congratulations on the Gold Renata!

Fannnnn..tastic!

jo ann c.

4/22/2010 6:46:32 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Wow! Renata! Amazing to read about. So sad. Glad there is a place like this however that makes us all slow down ad ponder what really happened there.

So glad this won Gold. Congratulations on such a well done and well reported image. Having a moment of silence here at home for this place and what it means.

-Laura

4/22/2010 7:09:50 PM

 
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Wonderful image. Thanks for the info about this scene. Congrats on a great find.

4/24/2010 12:59:59 AM

 
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Huge congratulations, Renata. This is an awesome win.

4/26/2010 10:44:15 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Thank you everybody!!!:-)

4/27/2010 5:49:05 AM

 
Anna M. Halasz
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Amazing ! ~A~

4/28/2010 6:03:23 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Dzieki,Anna!!!:-)

4/29/2010 5:10:51 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Outstanding image and effects, Renata, and a sad reminder of our not too distant past.

4/30/2010 10:29:50 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Thank you,Karen!!!:-)

4/30/2010 1:17:51 PM

 
rony sagy
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Huge congratulations on this win. Super photo.

5/2/2010 9:02:40 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Thanks,Rony!!!:-)

5/2/2010 10:37:52 AM

 
Nick Lagos
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You always have a great sense of perspective and framing Renata.. a wonderful gift...

5/15/2010 3:29:24 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Thank you,Nick!!!:-)

5/18/2010 10:29:39 AM

 
Anna Krukowska
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Amazing capture. Very strong - graphically and emotionally.

6/20/2010 5:23:27 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Thank you Aniu!!!:-)

7/2/2010 5:17:07 PM

 
Richard D. Love
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Wow! Wonderful perspective with excellent lines. So well done, especially considering the location.

Rick

7/7/2010 7:48:33 AM

 
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Thank you Richard!!!:-)

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