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Spiral Ascent
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Spiral Ascent
Spiral Ascent
The St. Augustine Lighthouse, with its distinctive black and white spiral and red top is 165 feet tall. There are 219 steps to the top. For this picture I was standing at the bottom and looking up.
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Katarina Mansson
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    Amazing detail, comp and point of view. Love it! Congratulations on your POTD Janet!

5/17/2010 2:17:28 AM

 
Chris Ebben
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Great POV & clarity, aren't lighthouses interesting! Well taken=^..^=

5/17/2010 2:43:23 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Superb pov and lighting -- can't believe the detail and clarity throughout. The design is endlessly interesting. Congratulations on the POTD, Janet.

5/17/2010 3:17:03 AM

 
Joy Rector
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congrats on the POTD

5/17/2010 4:00:00 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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At first I thought it was captured looking down. Beautiful pov and light, Janet. CONGRATZ on the POTD Award!

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5/17/2010 4:04:43 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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The bottom....didn't have to make all those step! Awesome job....congratulations on your POTD!

5/17/2010 4:43:58 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your POTD...i will be at this point tomorrow...yeah

5/17/2010 5:47:11 AM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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Love the clarity and sharp contrast of this interesting bw image. Congratulations on your POTD!

5/17/2010 5:54:52 AM

 
Karen Celella
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Congratulations on your fantastic POTD Janet. The details are amazing and it's perfect in B&W. Smart move to shoot it from the bottom! lol

5/17/2010 5:55:03 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Great POV and details...super presentation of this stair design, ,Janet...congratulations on your POTD!!

Patti

5/17/2010 6:24:20 AM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Excellent photo with a wonderful pov and sharp details! Congratulations on your POTD, Janet!

5/17/2010 7:13:40 AM

 
Amanda D. Meberg
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Amazing photo!!! Love the point of view!

5/17/2010 8:06:00 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is such a fabulous b/w image, Janet! Love your POV, perfect details and composition. Huge congratulations on your outstanding POTD!! Deb

5/17/2010 8:18:52 AM

 
Janet Fikar
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You guys at BetterPhoto are always so supportive - a big thank you to everyone!

5/17/2010 8:21:59 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Nicely seen Janet, super POV and design. Congratulations on your POTD!

5/17/2010 8:36:49 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Amazing image. I have seen many spiraled staircase images and this one is surely in the top three! Really well done.

Good Luck Going Gold! Hope You Do!

Congrats on the huge POTD HONOR, Janet!

-Laura Swan

5/17/2010 9:21:42 AM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Wow! I love this - the POV, the lighting, and the details and clarity - fantastic capture! Congratulations on a really interesting and outstanding POTD!

5/17/2010 9:37:11 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Fantastic! Congrats on POTD!

jo ann c.

5/17/2010 10:04:03 AM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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Good on you, Janet! An outstanding choice for POTD!
Steve

5/17/2010 10:38:24 AM

 
Toni Riggs
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Awesome design in this image. Congrats!

5/17/2010 12:00:46 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Congratulations on your POTD!

5/17/2010 2:31:20 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 POTD! 8o)

5/17/2010 2:55:07 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Janet on your POTD Win!!!


Dominick

5/17/2010 8:00:25 PM

 
Siete Meeter
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Amazing photo!!! Love the point of view!
Congratulations on your POTD!

5/18/2010 1:00:40 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Outstanding composition and graphics!
Congratulations on your POTD, Janet!

5/18/2010 1:35:06 AM

 
Richard D. Love
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Congratulations, Janet. Wonderful photographic elements and perspective. Well done.

Rick

5/18/2010 7:44:55 AM

 
Rolando Rosito
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Great finalist Janet, congratulations!!

6/7/2010 4:31:55 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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This is the best I have seen of this staircase!!! Awesome job...Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

6/9/2010 4:34:08 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Fantastic pov and capture!!!! Big congratulations on this most deserving winner Janet!!

6/9/2010 5:56:00 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Janet!

Patti

6/9/2010 5:57:27 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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Huge congratulations for your fantastic win Janet!!!!!!

~J~

6/9/2010 7:58:39 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats on the win!

6/9/2010 8:32:38 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATZ on your splendid GOLD Win, Janet!

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6/10/2010 1:49:04 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Big congratulations on your awesom Gold 2nd Place Win Janet, very well deserved too!!! I was just there last month and surely enjoyed it!

jo ann c.

6/10/2010 8:20:46 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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A truly fabulous winning image Janet!!! Big congratulations!

6/14/2010 12:31:23 AM

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

Dominick

6/17/2010 11:44:37 PM

 
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