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San Juan
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San Juan
San Juan
A view down one of the long arcades at the San Juan Capistrano Mission in California, against the outer wall of the Serra Chapel,
which is the oldest building still in use in California (dating to 1777).
2/11 Finalist - T&P

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Patricia A. Coblentz
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    Wonderful POV, lighting and colors, Chris! I was there last year and can attest to the tight quarters to get a shot like this..great place, isn't it?

2/21/2011 10:31:51 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Wonderful capture, like the shadows in the shot. :O)

2/21/2011 10:52:07 AM

 
Brad Harding
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Timing is everything as can been seen by your wonderful capture. The light is wonderful along with the color. Great capture.

2/21/2011 11:26:38 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Like the play of shadow and light here.

2/21/2011 2:03:29 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Wonderful tones, textures and repeated design elements in this image, Chris. Hope you had a great day!

2/21/2011 3:36:43 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Wow! What a GREAT shot, Chris. Another winner for you, I foresee!

2/22/2011 4:01:51 AM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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An impressive image! Woohoo!!

2/22/2011 12:45:57 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding use of repetition, textures and light. Excellent work Chris. You have a great eye for design!!!

2/22/2011 5:48:26 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Awesome texture and EOD in this great Mission capture Chris. It was great to meet with you and Donna and Anne! Thanks for sharing your visit with us!

2/22/2011 5:51:26 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you all very much!
Great meeting you, Julianne, and Donna, for a day at the beach---so glad it finally turned sunny and nice!
Thanks for sharing your beautiful state with me! :)

2/22/2011 8:27:59 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!

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3/20/2011 5:29:07 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Big congrats on this wonderful finalist!! :)

3/20/2011 5:40:35 PM

 
Brad Harding
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Congrats on your finalist, good luck in the next round.

3/20/2011 5:43:54 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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This is such a wonderful image, Chris...congratulations on your finalist!

3/20/2011 5:47:54 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Well, it looks like all of that chocolate paid off Chris...the finalists are out! :-) Congratulations on this stunning image, a very well deserved finalist!

3/20/2011 6:08:18 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Big congrats on this wonderful finalist!! :)

3/20/2011 6:16:02 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Good for you Chris, this is awesome! Congratulations on your finalist!!!

3/20/2011 6:56:22 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Beautiful find and pov, Chris. CONGRATZ on the Finalist and good luck up next!

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3/20/2011 8:42:03 PM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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This is great, Chris! Congrats on your finalist! :)

3/20/2011 9:06:50 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Yes, you heard right! Congratulations you are a winner! Merna

3/20/2011 11:25:26 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Love the colors, repetitions and POV here. Congratulations on your finalist Chris!

3/21/2011 12:03:36 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, Christopher.

3/21/2011 12:29:15 AM

 
Sarah A. Christian
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Many congratulations, Chris, on your wonderful Finalist!!!

3/21/2011 2:53:02 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Many thanks, folks! And a thank-you to my hosts for my first visit to San Juan, Brian & Anne!

3/21/2011 4:17:08 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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Congratulations.

3/21/2011 5:20:03 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist!!

3/21/2011 6:36:58 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is a fabulous image, Chris!! Love the POV, lighting, details, DOF and comp. Huge congratulations on your outstanding finalist! Deb

3/21/2011 9:07:45 AM

 
Joanna Madloch
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Beautiful presentation! Big congrats, Chris.

3/21/2011 12:11:28 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Awesome comp and excellent use of light Chris!!! Beautifully captured! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!

3/21/2011 5:58:28 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you all so much!

3/21/2011 6:27:30 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Fantastic light and textures and a marvelous composition, Chris! CONGRATULATIONS on your superb FINALIST and Good luck in the next round!

3/21/2011 9:43:55 PM

 
Bunny Snow
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The excellent perspective and composition, beautiful lighting, and wire sharp details are superb, Chris. Your work is amazing! Congratulations on your well deserved finalist!

3/21/2011 9:53:41 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you both, Rona & Bunny!

3/22/2011 4:16:35 AM

 
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