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Sante Fe Window #3
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Sante Fe Window #3
Sante Fe Window #3
aperture f-8, shutter 1/125, lens - 50mm, location - downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico. The town is full of magical places to photograph. You can feel the history and sense the way art has become a way of life.
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Jill Odice
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    I stayed in Sante Fe for a winter when I first started shooting....I wish I had know what I know now back then, because I missed so many great shots...Some day I will have to go back :-) It was the most magical place to be during the Christmas season, well anytime...This is a great shot! I love window photos and this is special!

1/16/2006 11:39:24 PM

 
Gunther Allen
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Definitely get back there if you can Jill! You have to go to the Shidoni foundry and make sure to have your camera ready! Walking down the canyon drive and art walks makes you want to move there. Everyday things like window take on a whole new meaning. They illuminate with colors and textures so different from the ticky-tact homes of suburbia. It is like when you walk the streets in Europe and sense history all around you.

1/16/2006 11:46:03 PM

 
Rob Bishop
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This is just fantastic, Gunther! I really must get there sometime.

1/17/2006 12:08:33 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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What a wonderful capture, Gunther!! Super shot! I would love to get there sometime - Maybe when I'm a retirement pensioner... :-) (I'm not kidding....:)

1/17/2006 12:17:25 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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This is awesome....love the composition! Is there two Gunther Allens on this site? I thought I just responded to your shot!

1/17/2006 6:04:56 AM

 
Jill Odice
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I have been to Shidoni many times :-)The Tesuque Glassworks is cool too, to be able to watch them blowing beautiful pieces of glass, and I love that little market up the road for lunch and then on to the Flea market :-)

2/11/2006 12:24:17 AM

 
Gunther Allen
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Hi Jill-

Yes, I've also watched the glass being blown. It is an amazing place and I love all the art that is on the grounds. I haven't been to the flea market yet, but I'll be sure to check it out next time. I'm due for another trip there! >:-)

2/11/2006 8:20:53 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congrats on this wonderful Finalist, Gunther!!

2/21/2006 3:25:41 AM

 
Steven Gunnerson
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Congratulations Gunther!!!

2/21/2006 8:46:58 AM

 
Gunther Allen
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Thank you Susan and Steven. I've got my fingers crossed. :-)

2/21/2006 8:52:00 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Excellent finalist, Gunther!!! Congratulations!!!!!!!!

2/21/2006 11:47:23 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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This is a great shot Gunther. Congratulations on your finalist!

2/21/2006 8:29:16 PM

 
Gunther Allen
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Thank you Jill and Terry. I so appreaciate your comments!

2/21/2006 8:59:13 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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wonderful image! love that duck! Congrats on this fabulous finalist!

2/22/2006 5:36:50 AM

 
Heather L. Jacks
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I love the texture of the wall! Congratulations!

2/22/2006 7:13:09 AM

 
Cliff Berinsky
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Very nice combination of tones and textures. The bird makes an unexpected, but pleasing counterpoint.

2/23/2006 2:09:08 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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What a unique find and shot! Congratulations on another fantastic finalist!

2/24/2006 5:16:21 PM

 
Gunther Allen
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Thank for all the comments and support. So many great photos to choose from this month and it is an honor to be part of them! -G

2/24/2006 5:24:40 PM

 
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