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First Place Winner - July 2007 - Category: Catchall
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Circular staircase in the Abbey Melk above the Danube, Austria.

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Christopher J. Budny
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    What a gorgeous stairway, and a wonderful capture... love the rich golden tones!


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7/31/2007 10:43:05 AM

 
Wendy Bristol
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Wow. Stunning work.


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7/31/2007 10:55:38 AM

 
Christine Czernin
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Thank you Wendy and Christopher, I really do appreciate your kind comments.
The Abbey is a beautiful place.
If you want to see more, you might look into my website. Thanks.


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7/31/2007 12:04:36 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Wow! Fantastic capture with excellent colours and lighting. A winner in my opinion. Well done Christine.


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7/31/2007 1:17:45 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Excellent composition and pov! love the light :)


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7/31/2007 3:41:33 PM

 
Christine Czernin
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Thank you so much for your lovely comments Daniella and Tarun.
Tarun, "a winner in your opinion "....
I wish..
I enjoyed looking at your gallery again.
Your little grandson is incredibly beautiful.


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8/1/2007 1:31:07 PM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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You'r a wonderful photographe Christine, your work is astonich!


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8/22/2007 2:32:35 PM

 
Christine Czernin
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Thank you, Philippe.
Welcome to BP and I wish you much fun and success.


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8/22/2007 11:57:20 PM

 
Erin Tyler
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Congrats on your Finalist!


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8/27/2007 2:39:23 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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I'm so glad to see this one get a Finalist; congratulations!


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8/27/2007 5:20:33 PM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Bravo Christine !! Congrats on your Finalist.


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8/27/2007 5:27:48 PM

 
Pranay Koka
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excellent perspective! congrats


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8/27/2007 5:52:52 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Wow, congratulations Chris. This is top class image.


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8/27/2007 9:14:46 PM

 
Heather Thorsen
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Congratulations Christine.
This is a wonderful picture. I love the warm colours.


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8/28/2007 5:39:23 AM

 
Christine Czernin
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Thanks to all of you for your kind congratulations. You make my day.


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8/28/2007 5:47:36 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Congrats for your excellent finalist, Christine.


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8/28/2007 5:59:47 AM

 
Christine Czernin
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Thank you so very much, Tarun.


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8/28/2007 6:57:49 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is outstanding, Christine! Congrats on your wonderful finalist! Deb


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8/28/2007 2:42:15 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Christine, this is such a wonderful image! Congratulations on this Finalist!!


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8/28/2007 3:00:39 PM

 
Dianna Hauf
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Christine, this is awesome! It reminds me of the inside of a beautiful seashell! A well deserved finalist and all the best in the next round!!


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8/28/2007 5:54:00 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Wonderful finalist, Christine!


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8/28/2007 9:20:21 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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congrats on this lovely win!


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8/29/2007 9:10:39 AM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Yepeee!! I knew it !! Superb finalist, Cristine. Bravo !!


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8/29/2007 9:13:55 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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Party time!!! = Congratulations on this well deserved WINNER!
R E P R E S E N T I N G - 1 0 1


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8/29/2007 9:32:33 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Congrats to you on this fantastic winner!


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8/29/2007 9:35:30 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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Well deserved WINNER. Congratulations!


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8/29/2007 10:21:41 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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A huge congratulations on your Win! The medal matches the image very nicely! ;)


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8/29/2007 10:40:31 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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A dazzling First Place win, Christine! Congratulations!


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8/29/2007 11:31:58 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your first Place winner.


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8/29/2007 12:40:34 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big ,big congrats for your first prize winner, Christine.


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8/29/2007 12:50:02 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Big congrats on your first place win! Very cool!


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8/29/2007 1:00:04 PM

 
Christine Czernin
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A big thank you to all of you.
I must admit that I am totally stunned.
As Les says: Partytime.
Come all over, Champagne is in the cooler.
Let's party.


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8/29/2007 1:03:34 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Congratulations on this grand winning!! I'll join the party!! :)


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8/29/2007 2:22:58 PM

 
Dianna Hauf
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Way to go and I couldn't be any happier for such a wonderful person and her photography!! Super big hugs sent your way Christine and a heartfelt congratulations!!! ♥♥♥ Dianna


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8/29/2007 4:34:38 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz  

Congratulations Christine on your first place winner. AWESOME!
Eugenio


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8/29/2007 7:09:28 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Christine, congratulations and you must be very happy bc this is first place. Thinking how it look like to have a house at the slope of Alps. One day I hope to see those photos.


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8/29/2007 8:28:55 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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So well deserved!! Big congratulations on your first place win, Christine!!


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8/29/2007 8:30:44 PM

 
Heather Thorsen
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I am joining in the chorus congratulating you on your superb winner Christine.


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8/29/2007 8:34:51 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Christine, great color, composition, DOF, lighting and point of view; big congratulations on your First Place Win!


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8/29/2007 9:39:59 PM

 
Cora Miller
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What gorgeous architecture! You captured it perfectly. Congratulations on your win.


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8/29/2007 10:36:43 PM

 
Anna Diederich
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Congratulations Christine...this is stunning!


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8/30/2007 3:13:05 AM

 
Crystal Young
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Congrats on your win for this mesmorizing photo! I feel like I'm being sucked into the picture!


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8/30/2007 10:57:22 AM

 
Nathalie Charbonneau
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Many congrats!!!!


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8/30/2007 1:28:43 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Fantastic photo! Congratulations!!!


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9/3/2007 8:17:39 PM

 
Danielle Hall
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this is absolutely stunning. the design on the staircase is so beautiful!!


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9/4/2007 6:09:20 PM

 
Christine Czernin
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Sorry, I have been away for a few days.
Thank you all so very much. I appreciate your kind congratulations more than words can tell.
Good luck to all of you.


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9/5/2007 10:15:48 AM

 
Sherry K. Adkins
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Wow, Christine, this is just breathtaking. So incredibly beautiful. Congrats on your first place win, so well deserved!!!


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9/6/2007 9:13:10 PM

 
Steven E. Ray
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I recall seeing this in the winner's gallery, but just slow commenting. This is THE BEST "in the middle" staircase photo ever. I don't think it is possible to top it! Great capture!


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9/11/2007 1:25:08 PM

 
Christine Czernin
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Thank you very much, Sherry and Steven.
I am really stunned by all this wonderful comments.


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9/11/2007 2:20:01 PM

 

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Great image with wonderful light, clarity and colors, Christine - well composed!
Congratulations!


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11/10/2007 10:49:52 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Awesome image, Christine!!! Belated congratulations on this. I really enjoyed browsing your gallery :).


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11/25/2007 2:14:48 PM

 
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