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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Big and Bold
Big and Bold
Giant statues of Atlas flank the doors of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, across the street from New York, New York.
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Pu Chen

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    Another beautiful shot, Dan! Like the way the statue dwarfs the big building at the back, as well as that nice metalic look.

8/12/2004 12:33:09 AM

 
Isabel L
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Wonderful capture Dan. I really like the perspective at which you took this shot and the different layers in the shot are nice.

8/12/2004 12:49:29 AM

 
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Fabulous perspective and framing, Dan! Very well done! :-)

8/12/2004 1:13:46 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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I like the vertical perspective you have used here, Dan, and the sharp details as well! I agree ... very well done!!
Aloha,
Stan

8/12/2004 1:37:59 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Wonderful photo, Dan. Composition is superb! Iwould rate it a winner.

8/12/2004 1:48:39 AM

 
Jordi Delgado

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Stunning composition, light and detail, Dan!

8/12/2004 1:51:42 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Terrific image, Dan!!

8/12/2004 2:56:21 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Great perspective, Dan. Good eye to spot the potential here ... I missed this when I stayed at the MGM (but New York, NY was still under construction then).

8/12/2004 3:48:40 AM

 
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Superb presentation!

8/12/2004 5:04:22 AM

 
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Magnificent composition, wonderful shot!!!

8/12/2004 6:39:41 AM

 
Rob Friedman
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Outstanding composition here Dan! Very well done!

8/12/2004 6:59:32 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Excellent Contrasting Colors And Comp Dan!!

8/12/2004 10:07:35 AM

 
Dominique Declerck
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Excellent, Dan! great shot!!

8/12/2004 10:38:58 AM

 
Donna R. Moratelli
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This is ABSOLUTLY FANTASTIC, Dan!!

8/12/2004 12:09:15 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Great composition, and striking image!

8/12/2004 12:44:41 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Pu, Isabel, Patricia, Stanley, Alan, Jordi, Colette, Wally, Michael, Adilson, Rob, Terry, Dominique, Donna and Stephen: Thanks very much for taking the time to comment! I appreciate your feedback and support!

8/12/2004 2:44:16 PM

 
Audrea Telkamp
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Wonderful perspective and composition Dan!!

8/12/2004 2:54:12 PM

 
Carolina K. Smith
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Beautiful composition :)

8/12/2004 5:00:24 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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I agree with all the comments, Dan! This is a wonderful composition - looks like a winner to me!

8/12/2004 5:49:54 PM

 
Kathleen F. Greer
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Beautiful Dan!!

8/12/2004 6:00:19 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Fantastic, Dan!!!
Great perspective and composition.
Terrific colors!!!

8/12/2004 6:31:51 PM

 
Boris Kirpichnikov
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Outstanding photo!

8/12/2004 7:13:58 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Now this is a great image. I really like your perspective along with your composition.

8/12/2004 8:12:24 PM

 
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Audrea, Carolina, Cindy, Kathleen, Nobi, Boris and Darren: Thanks so much for your feedback! Glad you like it!

8/12/2004 10:07:43 PM

 
Janet Detota
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I agree with all that was said plus you executed the exposure perfectly!

8/16/2004 10:22:25 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Wow Dan, this is wonderful, terrific perspective and clarity!!!! Love it!!!

8/16/2004 4:11:35 PM

 
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Thanks, Janet and Susan! I appreciate the feedback!

8/16/2004 4:18:08 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Everything everybody else said, Dan ~ plus I love your timing of Atlas with the (almost)opening of the Olympics! Tell me that wasn't coincidence!

8/16/2004 4:32:49 PM

 
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Thank you, Mary! I'm glad you like it!

8/17/2004 5:53:00 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Love the color contrasts and perspective. Very nice Dan.

8/17/2004 11:21:18 PM

 
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Thanks, Donna!

8/17/2004 11:23:51 PM

 
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Hi Dan-

This is also a very nice perspective. It really gives depth and size to to scultpture. Thanks for the comment on my MGM shot too! -G

9/6/2004 12:57:00 AM

 
Karen Lewis
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Congratulations on this finalist shot! Great perspective and composition, well done!

9/13/2004 7:12:47 PM

 
Kathleen F. Greer
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Congrats on this terrific image Dan!!!

9/13/2004 7:28:29 PM

 
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Congratulations ! -K

9/14/2004 4:06:33 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulation's, Dan!!!!

9/14/2004 7:18:43 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Very creative composition, congrats and best of luck!

9/14/2004 8:26:09 AM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations, Dan!!!
...sure is a winning shot here, Dan...
Best of luck...

9/14/2004 8:43:00 AM

 
Stacey A. Bates
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Congrats Dan!!

9/14/2004 9:06:11 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Once again Dan, congratulations!!!

9/14/2004 10:55:07 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Congrats, Dan.

9/14/2004 3:14:17 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Hi Dan A Big Congrats On This Finalist Nice Job!!

9/14/2004 4:21:14 PM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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Congratulations on this outstanding image, Dan !! Good luck in the next round!!!! Robin

9/14/2004 5:48:11 PM

 
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Thank you all very much for taking the time to leave such wonderful, supportive comments and feedback! I appreciate it!

9/14/2004 5:53:38 PM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Many congrats and best wishes!

da

9/14/2004 8:54:00 PM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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Wonderful shot, Dan!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes
Linnea

9/15/2004 12:57:01 AM

 
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I'm dumbfounded! Wow! ... Thanks so much, Dale and Linnea! ...

9/15/2004 12:58:49 AM

 
Phil S
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Dan,

Congrats! Awesome job and keep up the great work! You have a great eye for photography.

9/15/2004 1:03:36 AM

 
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Congratulations on your winning shot, Dan! Well deserving!

9/15/2004 1:12:33 AM

 
Bob Cammarata
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CONGRATS Dan!!
Great image!!
Bob

9/15/2004 1:32:28 AM

 
Roger D. Meador
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Very well earned, congratulations, Dan.

9/15/2004 1:53:53 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Dan, this time for your 2nd place win!! Very well done!!
Aloha,
Stan

9/15/2004 2:03:18 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Congratulations on your second place, Dan!

9/15/2004 2:34:15 AM

 
Jordi Delgado

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Congratulations, Dan !!! :-)))

9/15/2004 2:40:24 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Many congratulations on your win, Dan! So very well deserved! Wonderful image!

9/15/2004 2:55:11 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Way to go Dan.

9/15/2004 3:12:57 AM

 
Rob Friedman
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Great work Dan---congrats!

9/15/2004 3:26:04 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Hearty congratulations on your marvelous win, Dan!!!

9/15/2004 4:09:32 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Dan.

9/15/2004 4:34:36 AM

 
Kathryn Love
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congrats Dan!!

9/15/2004 4:35:00 AM

 
Marie Fields
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CONGRATULATIONS, Dan!!! Terrific image (as were ALL of your finalists this month!) Well deserved WIN!!!

9/15/2004 5:13:49 AM

 
Jessica Hughes
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Congratulations on your win Dan!!! Great image!

9/15/2004 5:18:51 AM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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Congratulations to you Dan!!! on this well deserved win!!!

9/15/2004 6:00:59 AM

 
Wong Chek Poh
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Congrats Dan! Great angle shot!

9/15/2004 6:28:57 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations to you Dan!

9/15/2004 6:37:14 AM

 
Donna R. Moratelli
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Congratulations; Dan!!
I knew that this baby would win!!
Las vegas sure isn't what it used to be.I think that I'm overdue!!

9/15/2004 6:50:46 AM

 
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Congrats on your win Dan!

9/15/2004 7:08:36 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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CONGRATULATIONS!!! Well deserved win, Dan!

9/15/2004 7:32:49 AM

 
Karen Beri
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I'm so happy for you Dan, this is a great image!!!!Way to go!

9/15/2004 7:40:06 AM

 
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Congrats on your second place Dan. This is excellent.

9/15/2004 8:15:48 AM

 
Dale Gast
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Congratulations, Dan! Very well deserved!!!

9/15/2004 8:46:22 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Dan, awesome work!!! and well deserved win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

9/15/2004 8:51:09 AM

 
Wendy Amdahl
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Congratulations Dan on a well deserved win!

9/15/2004 9:01:37 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations on your win, Dan!

9/15/2004 9:28:04 AM

 
Janet Detota
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Way to go, Dan!!!!

9/15/2004 10:34:49 AM

 
Nancy Grace Chen
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Great eye to see this... excellently composed, Dan. CONGRATULATIONS on a great month here!

Nancy

9/15/2004 10:36:37 AM

 
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Congratulations To You On Your 2nd Place Win Dan!!

9/15/2004 10:41:21 AM

 
Gunther Allen
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Congrats!!! Hope to see it on PhotoShowdown.com too!

9/15/2004 10:45:31 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Great perspective, color and composition.
Congratulations, Doug!

bill

9/15/2004 12:23:44 PM

 
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Phillip, Sanjay, Bob, Roger, Stan, Alan, Jordi, Evy, Darren, Rob, Deborah, Wally, Kathryn, Marie, Jessica, Robin, Wong, Karen, Donna, Murry, Deborah, Karen, Carol, Dale, Susan, Wendy, Mary, Janet, Nancy, Terry and Gunther: Thank you all so VERY much!! I appreciate each comment and value your support!

9/15/2004 12:25:36 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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Congratulations, Dan!

9/15/2004 1:04:10 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats to you, Dan!

9/15/2004 1:09:58 PM

 
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Thanks very much, Noel and Kathleen!!

9/15/2004 2:05:04 PM

 
Karen Lewis
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Congratulations Dan! This is fantastic. A worthy winner!

9/15/2004 2:32:11 PM

 
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Thank you, Karen!

9/15/2004 3:16:14 PM

 
Ellen Peach
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Excellent composition, Dan, congrats on 2nd place!!!

9/15/2004 3:40:34 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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You are so tremendously talented Dan...this shot just goes to prove it!

Congratulations on this very special photo!!

9/15/2004 4:13:55 PM

 
Colleen Braun
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way to go Dan...

9/15/2004 4:24:41 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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I called this one as a winner when it was first posted! Many congrats, Dan!

9/15/2004 4:25:24 PM

 
Kathleen F. Greer
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Big congrats on this super image Dan!!

9/15/2004 4:41:48 PM

 
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Ellen, Cindy, Colleen, Cindy and Kathleen: Thanks so much! I appreciate it!

9/15/2004 5:27:32 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations, Dan!! Great shot!!

9/15/2004 6:16:09 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulation's, Dan!!!!!!

9/15/2004 6:17:21 PM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Congratulations!

9/15/2004 7:31:30 PM

 
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Debra, Donna and Diane: Thanks so very much!! I appreciate it!

9/15/2004 7:45:14 PM

 
Dominique Declerck
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Congratulations, Dan!!!

9/15/2004 9:21:37 PM

 
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Thank you so much, Dominique!

9/15/2004 10:13:30 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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I knew it this is going to be here (my comment on 09/14)...

Super 2nd place win!!!
My sincere congratulations to you, Dan!!!

9/16/2004 10:30:39 AM

 
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Congrats on your second place win Dan! Way to go! -K

9/16/2004 11:20:19 AM

 
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Thanks, Nobi and K! ... I appreciate your comments and value your support!

9/16/2004 11:31:02 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

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Impressively composed and cropped, Dan- really good pic! Congrats!

9/16/2004 12:29:04 PM

 
Pu Chen

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Congratulations, Dan!

9/17/2004 2:42:51 PM

 
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Congratulations, Dan!!!

9/18/2004 5:02:51 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Congratulations Dan! A very bold image, and superb composition!

9/18/2004 7:26:40 AM

 
Steven Gunnerson
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Congratulations Dan!!!

9/23/2004 11:49:48 AM

 
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