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Capital Idea
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Capital Idea
Capital Idea
f/8, 1/125th second, ISO64, -.7ev
The square-shaft columns of this long arcade/porch feature over-large capitals, with the ogee profile on all sides.
12/05 Finalist; EoD

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Donna W. Neal
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    Excellent pattern and lighting Chris.

12/29/2005 5:02:35 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Well seen and captured! Great comp! Jeff

12/29/2005 6:19:55 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you both! I've found it definitely pays to walk all around a building (or at least at much as you can access)... this is from the same cathedral in Tucson that appears (bright white, with palm trees & blue sky) further back in my gallery. This area was a covered arcade on the back side, coming off an administrative building, facing out to a busy street. Certainly not the show-stopper front facade, with 2 towers and ornate doorway, etc!

12/29/2005 11:52:43 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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POWERFUL, extraordinary capture, Christopher! LOVE IT!

12/29/2005 12:17:08 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Terrific pattern and composition, Christopher!

12/29/2005 12:21:29 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you, Pat & Judy! I appreciate you taking the time to comment!

12/29/2005 7:09:57 PM

 
Milan Banik
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like ur architectural pattern and perspective .

12/30/2005 5:07:38 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you Milan! Happy shooting in 2006!

12/30/2005 11:24:16 AM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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EXCELLENT composition, perspective, lighting, patterns, AND overall capture, Christopher!! VERY well seen AND taken image!! It was certainly worth your while taking a wander around the back of the cathedral, to find this photo op!! :o)

** HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU, AND TO ALL ON BP!! **

12/30/2005 8:27:52 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you, Carolyn, for such a compliment! And here's hoping everyone enjoys a safe, happy, beautifully-photographed 2006!

1/1/2006 7:00:49 AM

 
Lorri Shank
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Christopher-it would seem to me difficult to get the light/exposure so very even on this shot but you did an excellent job of it. I also really love the pattern and composition!
Happy New Year!

1/4/2006 1:52:00 PM

 
Chris Macer

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Congrats on the finalist, Christopher!

1/21/2006 4:22:44 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks so much, Chris! What a pleasant surprise to wake up to!

1/21/2006 5:03:44 AM

 
Margie Hurwich
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Congrats, Chris!!!

1/21/2006 6:28:19 AM

 
Michael Robichaud
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Congratulations on your Finalist photo! Strong lines and compostion.

1/21/2006 6:52:24 AM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Congratulations Chris on this beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round.

1/21/2006 6:58:13 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!!!!
Good luck in the next round!

1/21/2006 7:41:17 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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This is awesome Chris!!! I love it!! Best of luck in the next round my frind!!

1/21/2006 8:14:32 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats on your Finalist! Jeff

1/21/2006 8:51:17 AM

 
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Great image Christopher! Congrats on your finalist!

1/21/2006 9:18:05 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks, Margie, Michael, Kerby, Khawla, Kara, Jeff & Robin! I'm absolutely thrilled with the Finalist!!

1/21/2006 2:42:04 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats again Christopher !!!

1/22/2006 12:40:01 AM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Christopher!

Cathy :)

1/22/2006 11:26:45 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you, both.
(And thanks, Lorri, back on 1/4; somehow I missed that comment!)

1/22/2006 11:46:05 AM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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Great lines. patterns and texture. Love these type of shots. Congrats on your finalist!

1/22/2006 2:48:42 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks so much, Mike... I agree, that repetition of form always appeals to me, too.

1/23/2006 7:06:56 AM

 
Barbara Helgason
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I missed this one Chris, didn't scroll down far enough the first time. It's beautiful, good luck with it!

1/23/2006 6:57:18 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats, Chris!

1/23/2006 7:00:52 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you both, for commenting!

1/23/2006 7:24:40 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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CONGRATS on a well deserved image, Chris!

1/24/2006 6:40:31 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on another well deserved finalist Christopher

2/21/2006 6:44:15 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks, Donna, for stopping by to look! One of my favorite shots from my Tucson trip last fall.

2/21/2006 7:34:14 AM

 
Don Johnson
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Very, very nice image. I love the perspective and repetition.

2/27/2006 8:12:58 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks, Don!

2/27/2006 2:06:08 PM

 
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