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Vatican Museum Exit Staircase

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Vatican Museum Exit Staircase
Vatican Museum Exit Staircase
Aperture-f/5.6
Shutter-1/50
ISO-1600
Lens- Canon 10-22mm
Focal Length-15mm
Location-Vatican Museum
Nik Duplex Monochrome filter applied in Photoshop (helped to eliminate the distraction of colorful clothing on the tourists).

© Cynthia Merzer
Canon EOS 20D Digi...
 
 
 
Nicola Gonzalez     Great choice for coloring. I love the lines in this photograph!


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8/22/2007 10:19:09 AM

 
Amanda Chapman
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/10/2007
 

SO HYPNOTIC!!!!
Wow!
I REALLY love this !


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8/22/2007 10:57:18 AM

 
Julie C
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/22/2006
 

wow!!! what an incredible shot. I love the angle you chose to shoot from and the sepia tone ...
beautiful photo!


ciao*


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8/22/2007 11:11:08 AM

 
Deon 
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/13/2007
 

This is incredible Cynthia. Like the color also. Well done.

Deon


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8/22/2007 11:36:13 AM

 
Steven E. Ray
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/5/2007
 

Absolutely incredible photo Cynthia. Never seen a staircase photo like it. Excellent photo in every way!


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8/22/2007 4:56:36 PM

 
Cynthia Merzer
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/19/2007
 

Thanks to all of you for your comments. I am new to "BetterPhoto" and I must say have been most impressed by a lot of the images that I have seen on the site.


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8/23/2007 3:09:06 PM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Great choice of B&W for this image, Cynthia, and superb design!


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8/23/2007 8:02:10 PM

 
Cynthia Merzer
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/19/2007
 

Thank you, Kay. I'm busy looking at your galleries "as we speak." Beautiful work Inspriring. I really like what you'vd done with some of the flowers, the way you converted to B&W and then inverted. Definitely food for thought!


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8/23/2007 8:07:21 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/23/2003
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Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round.


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9/22/2007 6:32:38 PM

 
Gregory K. Peterson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/9/2002
 

I have almost the exact same photo.
Congrats.


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9/24/2007 12:31:48 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/13/2003
 

Congrats on your win...i love staircases and this one is fantastic


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9/24/2007 6:10:11 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner.


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9/24/2007 7:36:58 PM

 
Ozan Aktas
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/23/2007
 

Congrats Cynthia.It's wonderful.I love this scene.Congrats again...


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9/29/2007 12:47:24 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Cynthia, very nice tones, lighting, DOF and point of view; big congratulations on your Second Place Win!


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9/29/2007 1:06:39 PM

 
Cynthia Merzer
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/19/2007
 

Thanks to all of you for your compliments and comments.


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10/6/2007 12:00:44 PM

 
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