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Pittsburgh -- The Steel City
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Pittsburgh -- The Steel City
Pittsburgh -- The Steel City
This angle includes the Smithfield Bridge against the city skyline.
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Janet McNeil
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    Beautiful capture!!! Love your pov!!

10/2/2010 5:41:39 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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.....wow....amazing light, detail & pov...wonderful Mary Beth....

10/2/2010 5:42:36 AM

 
Joy Rector
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awesome, excellent job

10/2/2010 5:48:17 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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I am a huge fan of your work, Mary Beth! You can sure make that Mark II sing!!

10/2/2010 6:05:11 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Do you know how to capture your city or what! Someone there should want your work! Awesome lighting and comp! Winner all the way!

10/2/2010 6:27:47 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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This is excellent Mary Beth! I totally agree with Linda!

10/2/2010 6:33:46 AM

 
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Fantastic color and POV, Mary Beth.

10/2/2010 6:38:36 AM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Stunning and dramatic image.
Outstanding, Mary Beth

10/2/2010 7:08:04 AM

 
Jean-Pierre Ducondi
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Excellent pov and colors. HDR I assume? Well done Mary Beth.
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10/2/2010 7:12:21 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Awesome!!!

10/2/2010 7:47:51 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Amazing light, color and composition, Mary Beth!!

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10/2/2010 8:23:23 AM

 
Danny B. Head
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Beautiful foreground orange against the skyline!

10/2/2010 8:56:20 AM

 
Denise A. Johnson

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i live in cincinnati, we have a great skyline, would love to see what you could do here! this is just a wonderful image!

10/2/2010 11:47:35 AM

 
Ken Smith
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You nailed the lighting on this...outstanding, Mary Beth!

10/2/2010 12:17:10 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Fabulous lighting, detail and POV, Mary Beth!

10/2/2010 1:53:29 PM

 
Mike Clime
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Excellent pov, light, details and treatment, Mary Beth!

10/2/2010 1:59:35 PM

 
William C. Raco
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What a great perspective with excellent color, detail and depth.

Awesome!

10/2/2010 2:03:22 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Dramatic lighting and comp, wonderful work Mary Beth

10/2/2010 2:37:00 PM

 
Yulianto Soeroso
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wow dramatic view

10/2/2010 5:05:22 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Beautiful shot, Mary Beth!

10/2/2010 9:06:14 PM

 
Ann Coates
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The word "Stunning" comes to mind straight away.

10/3/2010 1:18:00 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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In my opinion, this is PERFECT!!! I love everything about this beauty - great job Mary Beth!

10/3/2010 9:43:15 AM

 
Karen Celella
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Your style works for many types of images, Mary Beth. Any city would hope for a visit from you. Fabulous POV, light, color, rich tones and over all beauty!

10/4/2010 5:26:53 AM

 
David Phalen
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You KNOW I love this shot!! Wish I'd thought of a vertical crop to emphasise the background buildings.:) Awesome light and, as usual, excellent editing!!

10/4/2010 7:47:32 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Fabulous image,fantastc lighting,color and great pov,Mary Beth!

10/4/2010 7:26:36 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Wow awesome tones and colors.

10/5/2010 2:38:51 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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wonderful..love this angle

10/6/2010 8:13:01 AM

 
Linda Jackman
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Well done. And I really like this since it is my home town. Nice to meet you Mary Beth

10/19/2010 5:22:38 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Incredible Mary Beth!

11/10/2010 8:06:24 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist Mary Beth!!!! WTG!!!

12/13/2010 12:20:33 PM

 
Marilyn Cornwell
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Congratulations on this superb Finalist, Mary Beth!

12/13/2010 1:22:51 PM

 
Oscar J. Pung
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Great photograph Mary Beth. Very dramatic and the bridge just pulls your eyes into the city. Can you share how you did it?
Oscar

12/13/2010 1:43:40 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Fabulous Mary Beth, congrats on your finalist!

12/13/2010 2:56:52 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Great comp and effects Mary Beth!!! Congratulations on this excellent finalist!

12/13/2010 3:46:58 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Gorgeous finalist, Mary Beth!

Congratulations!
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12/13/2010 4:53:06 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Way to go, Mary Beth. Congrats to you!

12/13/2010 6:24:31 PM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congratulations, Mary Beth!

12/13/2010 7:02:36 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Ah, my favorite...congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Mary Beth!

12/13/2010 7:43:02 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Excellent finalist with good lights and colors. congratulations ! Mary.

12/13/2010 8:05:17 PM

 
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Great shot of the city of Pittsburgh

12/13/2010 8:30:34 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on this awesome finalist, Mary Beth!

12/13/2010 8:55:22 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Awesome, stunning...this capture is really too incredible for words, Mary Beth! Pittsburgh at its finest. Huge congratulations on this remarkable Finalist - I bet we see this again!

12/13/2010 9:46:38 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)

12/14/2010 1:22:06 AM

 
Janet McNeil
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!!! Good luck in the next round!!

12/14/2010 5:41:24 AM

 
Sabrina L. Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome Finalist image, Mary Beth!

12/14/2010 7:01:40 AM

 
Danny B. Head
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Love it! Congrats!

12/14/2010 7:52:43 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a stunning finalist, Mary Beth.

12/14/2010 7:32:13 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Congrats.

12/14/2010 9:56:48 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Congratulations on this beauty and your other finalists this month Mary Beth!

12/15/2010 3:46:44 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Happy to be back here again: Congrats on your outstanding winner!

12/15/2010 7:43:55 AM

 
Peter K. Burian
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Another very stunning image, Mary Beth! Congratulations.

12/15/2010 7:46:51 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Mary Beth on your beautiful winner!

12/15/2010 7:52:26 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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This beauty just had to turn GOLD!!! CONGRATS Mary Beth!!! Wonderful capture and effects Girl!!!

12/15/2010 7:52:29 AM

 
Kathy Cline
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Merry Christmas Mary Beth
and BIG congratulations to you!!

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12/15/2010 8:04:00 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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A gorgeous win, Mary Beth...congratulations!!

12/15/2010 8:05:07 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Awesome, Mary Beth -- congratulations!

12/15/2010 8:29:13 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations, Mary Beth. Fantastic photo.

12/15/2010 8:42:28 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on this awesome second place win, Mary Beth!

12/15/2010 8:46:22 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is an amazing image, Mary Beth!! Huge congratulations on your BRILLIANT GOLD WINNER! Deb

12/15/2010 8:55:13 AM

 
Jack Ryan
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Congratulations, Mary Beth...a very deserving winner!!!

12/15/2010 9:10:25 AM

 
Becky J. Parkinson
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Congratulations, Mary Beth, on this very powerful image! The title is so fitting with the execution of the photo. Excellent work!!

12/15/2010 9:47:18 AM

 
Martin J. Wells

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Tremendous shot. A perfect representation of London. So simple but effective.

Congratulations!

12/15/2010 9:55:17 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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One of my favorites of your city....Congratulations!

12/15/2010 11:01:08 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Mary Beth on your Win!!!

Dominick

12/15/2010 11:19:39 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your gorgeous win!!!

12/15/2010 11:23:30 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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An extraordinary work of artistry, Mary Beth. Congratulations!

12/15/2010 11:46:09 AM

 
Gina Cormier
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Congrats on this beauty!!!!!!!!!

12/15/2010 12:27:15 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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This is absolutely gorgeous Mary Beth! Congratulations!

12/15/2010 12:30:03 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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I knew we'd see this extraordinary image again, Mary Beth! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON a BRILLIANT GOLD WINNER!

12/15/2010 12:43:00 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Wow, this is fabulous! Congratulations on your gold win!!

12/15/2010 12:45:46 PM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your winner, Mary Beth!

12/15/2010 12:58:12 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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Lighting, Color, Angle, Comp...
ALL PERFECT MARY BETH!!!!
A Fantastic and Well Deserved WIN!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!

~J~

12/15/2010 3:27:24 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Such a wonderful image!!! Big congratulations to you Mary Beth!!

12/15/2010 3:29:08 PM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Mary Beth!

12/15/2010 3:41:34 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congratulations Mary Beth on this awesome winner!!!

12/15/2010 3:55:10 PM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Congratulations on your win Mary Beth!

12/15/2010 4:32:13 PM

 
Lydia Williams
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Wow, this is a most awesome capture...Well done..Congratulations!

12/15/2010 5:07:43 PM

 
Sandra J. Anderson

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Congratulations on your wonderful win Mary Beth.

12/15/2010 5:48:18 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Beautiful view Mary Beth congrats!

12/15/2010 5:54:15 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful Mary Beth, congratulations!

12/15/2010 6:12:10 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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A spectacular winner Mary Beth! Congratulations!

12/15/2010 7:04:32 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a beautiful winner, Mary Beth.

12/15/2010 11:09:08 PM

 
Danny B. Head
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I love it! Congrats, May Beth!

12/16/2010 3:27:31 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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congratulations on this beautiful winner, Mary Beth!

12/16/2010 4:06:28 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Can't believe I missed this beauty! The lighting & composition are both magnificent. Congratulations, Mary Beth!

12/16/2010 4:10:22 AM

 
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WTG Mary Beth!!!! A big congratulations to you on your gold medal winner. Absolutely gorgeous shot.

12/16/2010 4:56:42 AM

 
Richard B. Hallick
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Congratulations. Great winner!

12/16/2010 5:03:38 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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Congratulations

12/16/2010 5:45:22 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Huge CONGRATZ on getting Golden, Mary Beth. WTG!

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12/16/2010 9:42:49 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Congrats Mary Beth on your awesome winner. The colors and composition are top notch...

12/16/2010 10:37:55 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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CONGRATULATIONS on this fantastic win, Mary Beth! :-) k

12/16/2010 12:54:22 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Superb capture Mary Beth! Big congrats on your outstanding second place win!

12/16/2010 4:56:38 PM

 
Sabrina L. Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Awesome Winning image, Mary Beth!

12/16/2010 7:29:10 PM

 
Irene Colling
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I am awed by the amazing color you have acheived in this image Mary Beth.

Congratulations on your fantastic winning image.

12/16/2010 8:28:27 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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What an amazing capture Mary Beth! Big congratulations on this fantastic Gold Winner!

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12/17/2010 8:26:03 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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AMAZING WINNER Mary Beth!!! LOVE IT
CONGRATULATIONS!!! WTG

12/17/2010 7:42:59 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Mary Beth - Congratulations!! - Mike

12/18/2010 6:03:54 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Congratulations on your awesome image,Mary Beth!!!:-)

12/18/2010 9:17:46 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your win Mary Beth! Whoooo hoooo!

12/21/2010 9:55:33 AM

 
Mick Burkey
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Stunning work! Congratulations on the win, well-deserved! Your gallery is wonderful, Mary Beth.

12/23/2010 12:14:24 PM

 
Maria Coulson
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Love your point of view. Congratulations!

12/26/2010 6:11:36 AM

 
Dave Montero
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Please forgive my tardiness Mary Beth. Congratulations on your winning selection. Expertly done and well deserved. Have a great year!

1/4/2011 12:53:26 PM

 
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