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Light Fountain

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Light Fountain
Light Fountain
f/8, 2 Seconds, -2ev, tripod
Camera panning during exposure, of the West Rose Window at Washington National Cathedral.
Applied slight motion blur in PSE2 to "smooth out" the lines of color a bit.
10/06 Finalist, Special Effects

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Dr Silly
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    Beautiful camera effects. :O)


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10/28/2006 6:02:16 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Amazing in camera effects resulting in dazzling lighting and colors, Christopher!!!


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10/28/2006 6:05:04 AM

 
Paul  G  Slate
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Awsome composition! Great photo! I really like the colors! nice job Christipher


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10/28/2006 6:34:11 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Terrific Effect Chris!


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10/28/2006 6:48:23 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Wonderful effects Christopher and beautiful colours


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10/28/2006 7:13:53 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Wonderful effects Christopher and beautiful colours


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10/28/2006 7:13:54 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Terrific colors and effects Christopher!!!


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10/28/2006 8:28:10 AM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Wonderful effects, Christopher!!! Love the colors and that terrific lighting. Great job!!!


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10/28/2006 8:42:27 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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Magnificent, Chris!!


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10/28/2006 10:50:26 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you all, Doc, Melissa, Paul, Michelle, R&A, Adilson, Ceasr & Judy! I wasn't planning to enter this, but since my "Waveform" made Finalist, I revisited the idea... this was earlier along the "tweaking path" that led up to "Waveform".


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10/28/2006 12:00:51 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Chris, excellent colors and lighting.


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10/28/2006 5:22:46 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks, Janine... I love the colors that show up in this, almost unexpectedly!


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10/29/2006 5:31:43 AM

 

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Beautiful colors and effects Chris! Wonderful image! :}


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10/30/2006 12:35:13 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you Angela... I'd tried it once before, without the vertical application of a little Motion Blur, and it just wasn't as cool as this!


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10/30/2006 3:48:22 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Chris, wow, now this is going to be a winner for sure


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10/31/2006 7:08:04 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks, Stan... it is kinda similar to my "Waveform" that made Finalist in September's contest, so I dunno... I like your prediction, though!!


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10/31/2006 7:20:18 PM

 
Don Johnson
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Chris -- I like this image. It is very "cool." Since it is a abstract, did you try turing it upside down. Not sure if that would make this wonderful image any better, but I guess it might be a worth a try.


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11/17/2006 11:03:00 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks, Don... your zoom images were the inspiration for this. I did an earlier version of this, 180-degrees opposite, but without the smoothing effect of the Motion Blur application. ("Light Curtain" is that image.) I like this version better, as it reminded me of a lit water fountain, and therefore seemed to make more sense "pointing up" rather than hanging down... but yes, being abstract, it could really go anyway at all.


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11/17/2006 4:16:44 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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This is an awesome display of light and camera effects, Chris!


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11/22/2006 9:15:38 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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:-) Happy Thanksgiving Chris.


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11/23/2006 12:10:30 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Awesome image Chris ~ many congrats!!


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11/23/2006 1:10:11 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your finalist Chris :o)


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11/23/2006 2:09:20 PM

 
Revonda L. Gentry
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Congratulations again!!


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11/23/2006 2:29:20 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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gorgeous! congrats!


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11/23/2006 5:39:01 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Wonderful abstract, Christopher!!!
Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!!!


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11/23/2006 7:23:33 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Congratulation on this well deserved finalist Chris.


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11/23/2006 8:46:28 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Yay, Chris!!! Congratulations and good luck next round!


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11/23/2006 9:35:46 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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Happy Thanksgiving again Chris.


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11/23/2006 10:38:26 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Chris, congratulations on your finalist.


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11/24/2006 9:05:52 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Congrats Chris on this cool finalist!


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11/24/2006 9:06:59 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Congratulations, Chris. :O)


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11/24/2006 9:43:08 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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AWESOME!! CONGRATUALTIONS :0)


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11/24/2006 3:00:32 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Wow folks, thank you all very much. The cathedral as subject matter has yet to let me down!


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11/24/2006 5:44:14 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Wow! Beautiful sharp colors! Congrats, Chris!


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11/24/2006 10:35:56 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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WTG, my friend! BIG CONGRATS!


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11/24/2006 11:28:39 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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So very cool!! Congratulations!!!!


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11/25/2006 7:45:02 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you, Sherry, Pat & Donna; I appreciate your commenting! This is my "hopeful" for October!


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11/26/2006 12:38:45 AM

 
Susan J. Allen
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Great effects and lovely colour!


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11/26/2006 2:06:36 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you Susan; the window quite impressive any way you look at it!


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11/26/2006 6:09:21 PM

 
Don Johnson
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Congratulations Chris. Well deserved. Stunning image!


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11/27/2006 6:29:56 AM

 
Mick Burkey
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I just found the finals page, Chris. Congrats on another fine image. Very striking!


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11/27/2006 2:21:16 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you both, Don & Mick!


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11/28/2006 6:17:11 AM

 
Mary  Clarke
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Congratulations on this Finalist Christopher - great image.


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11/29/2006 2:56:32 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Many thanks, Mary!


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11/30/2006 4:02:36 AM

 
Steve Downen
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This is a beautiful capture!


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12/18/2006 11:09:04 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you, Steve! I hope to try a similar treatment with in-camera zoom during exposure, if I get around to upgrading to an SLR!


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12/19/2006 7:05:20 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Beautiful Chris!!


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2/25/2007 1:04:29 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thank you very much, Judy! I appreciate you checking out my images!


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2/25/2007 2:08:01 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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I have never been to your gallery and find it very interesting...will definitely be back! I like this image and this style.
Patti


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7/30/2009 8:48:54 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Thanks for visiting, Patricia! It is always a treat when a message pops up on an older image like this one; glad you liked it.


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7/31/2009 6:26:18 AM

 
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