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Houston, Texas: No manipulation conversion to b&w using channel mixer, 200 green, 0 red, -100 blue, resize for web, and sharpening. NO dodging and burning. Canon 1Ds; Sigma 15 mm fisheye. Building left and top is the Continental Airline Bldg.
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Michelle Alton
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    This is thrilling, Manuel. Thanks for that channel mixer combo. I don't think I've ever tried that mixture, and it has worked magnificently for you. But everything about this photo worked brilliantly...I love it.
Michelle

2/7/2008 2:31:26 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Wow, what an exciting pov -- well done, Manuel!

2/7/2008 2:54:15 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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A lovely perspective here, Manuel.
Great image!!!

Dominick

2/7/2008 2:54:33 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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This works really well, Manuel!

2/7/2008 3:10:49 AM

 
Rhonda Burger
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This is very cool Manuel. Rhonda

2/7/2008 3:13:14 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Outstanding capture and POV, Manuel!

2/7/2008 3:16:37 AM

 
Jim Huffield
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Awesome pov, Manuel. Jim

2/7/2008 3:38:32 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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Just great, Manuel! And I'll try your channel mix...

2/7/2008 3:54:47 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Very cool, Manuel!!!

2/7/2008 4:51:57 AM

 
Chua Wee Boo
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Wow! What a fantastic pov,Manuel!

2/7/2008 5:16:40 AM

 
Anna M. Halasz
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Awesome image here,Manuel.Great POV,tones and comp. Anna

2/7/2008 5:39:12 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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this is one of your most dramatic of your skyscrapers, lots to see but dramatic, all reaching to Heaven
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2/7/2008 6:39:08 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great tones & angle!

2/7/2008 6:39:29 AM

 
Ray Thoms
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In a word....WOW!!!!
You have grand view Manuel and you must see the all....great shot, marvellous conversion!

2/7/2008 7:19:39 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Fantastic capture, Manuel. Love the b&w and the pov.

2/7/2008 7:23:32 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Oh Man!!!!!!!!! This is Awesome!!!!!!!! If itís not a Winner, Iíll turn all grey for sure.

2/7/2008 8:03:28 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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FANTASTIC!!!!! If it's not winner I will have to eat my hat! This is awesome, Manuel!

2/7/2008 11:35:26 AM

 
Joy Rector
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I love it

2/7/2008 11:52:40 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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WOWWWWWWWWWWWW, Manuel, phenomenal in every way!!! Brilliant work on this, my friend!!!

2/7/2008 12:59:55 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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oh my what a pov.... WOW Manuel!

2/7/2008 9:25:32 PM

 
Hector Contreras
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Wooow another great, stunning of your skyscrapers, well done Manuel
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3/22/2008 7:47:54 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this Awesome Finalist, Man!!

3/22/2008 10:59:48 AM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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Big Congratulations Manuel!,
Amalia

3/22/2008 11:27:05 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Wonderful job, Manuel! Congratulations!
A great Finalist!
Michelle

3/22/2008 2:08:34 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Congrats on your finalist :-)Very cool perspective my friend!

3/22/2008 3:41:18 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations!!!

3/23/2008 4:04:39 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome finalist, Manuel!!!!!

3/23/2008 6:57:36 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations on this great finalist!

3/23/2008 8:32:41 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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huge congrats Manuel!!!!!

3/23/2008 1:37:25 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

3/24/2008 4:23:46 AM

 
Manuel Barrera
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I don't know how you all know, as I don't see a button or have recived notification from bp, but thanks, hope you are correct:)

3/24/2008 4:31:50 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Way to go! Congrats Manuel!

3/24/2008 8:15:16 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations Manuel, on your very outstanding finalist! (I don't know what happened either... Didn't see a list under Finalists! Someone sent me a link and here they are. A Mystery.)

3/24/2008 11:28:20 AM

 
john dunne
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fantastic composition. Well done.

3/24/2008 2:40:13 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on your win,Manuel!!! Well deserved!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3/24/2008 5:54:36 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations on your 1st place win!! WTG my good friend!!

3/24/2008 5:55:23 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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TERRIFIC NEWS! CONGRATULATIONS!

3/24/2008 5:56:58 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Congratulations, Manuel!
Nicely done

3/24/2008 6:03:49 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Omg!! Man, you've done it again!!!!!!!!! Huge Congratulations on this marvelous First Place Win!!!!!!

3/24/2008 6:06:10 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Another one!!!WOW! Huge congrats on your First Place Win, Manuel!

3/24/2008 6:38:19 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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CONGRATS on your first place win Manuel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3/24/2008 6:42:01 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations!!

3/24/2008 6:55:40 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations on your First Prize Win, Manuel!! Well deserved for this OUTSTANDING photo!

3/24/2008 7:00:04 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Wow, this is an awesome capture! Congrats on your win!

3/24/2008 7:11:06 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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BTW I'm glad that I didn't turn Grey.... LOL.

3/24/2008 7:31:36 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Manuel!

3/24/2008 7:37:44 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Big congratulations Manuel on this wonderful winner!!!

3/24/2008 7:49:03 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Fabulous POV and composition--big congratulations on your WIN, Manuel!

3/24/2008 8:49:29 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations!!!



A Special Star
For all the Winners.

3/24/2008 8:59:20 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Manuel!

3/24/2008 10:14:50 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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CONGRATS for your gorgeous win Manuel!!!!!

3/24/2008 11:48:36 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Huge congratulations on this beautiful winner Manuel!

3/25/2008 12:15:14 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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congratulations on your winner!

3/25/2008 12:20:04 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Congratulation on this wonderful Winner Manuel!!!(R&A)

3/25/2008 2:42:10 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful winner Manuel, congratulations!

3/25/2008 4:20:08 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Awesome winner Manuel...congratulations!!

3/25/2008 5:04:27 AM

 
Ross Throndson
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You're on a roll, Manuel....Very Well Deserved.....Another Awesome Image.....Huge Congratulations, Manuel, on your 1st Place Win!!!

3/25/2008 5:52:32 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Manuel!!!

3/25/2008 5:57:47 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations!

3/25/2008 6:53:56 AM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Congratulations, my friend, on this awesome WINNER!!!

3/25/2008 7:28:35 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding work Manuel; congrats on your 1st Place Win!! Jeff

3/25/2008 9:54:27 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Manuel on your First Place Win!!!

Dominick

3/25/2008 10:33:31 AM

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

3/25/2008 11:13:28 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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An excellent first place win, Manuel! Congratulations!

3/25/2008 11:17:47 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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FANTASTIC and much deserved, Manuel!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! <><

3/25/2008 1:07:57 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Manuel, I'm finally getting around to congratulating you on this terrific First Place Winner! So well deserved. Great job! Now onward to the stars!
Michelle

3/25/2008 4:42:31 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Awesome work here, Manuel!! BIG congratulations!!

3/25/2008 7:30:07 PM

 
Harmeet Singh
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Huge congrats on this first place win...

3/25/2008 10:48:26 PM

 
William F. Clair
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WTG!!!! This just put me in awe...

3/25/2008 11:56:52 PM

 
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Hi Manuel and a great win. Huge congratulation on your FIRST PLACE WIN. I am so happy for you my friend.

3/26/2008 6:44:43 AM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Congratulations, Manuel on your First Place Win!!!!
Denny

3/26/2008 8:27:08 AM

 
Don Holland
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Stupendous! Congratulations on your First Place Wins!

3/26/2008 7:06:55 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations Manuel!!!! Excellent First Place WINNER :0)

3/27/2008 7:13:37 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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CONGRATULATIONS to you Manuel!! WTG!!

3/27/2008 12:21:37 PM

 
Jessie L. Cole
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Woooooooooooooooow Congrats simply amazing...>!

3/27/2008 3:10:07 PM

 
Jill Odice
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I am so proud of you Buddy! 1st place Wahoo!!! It was well deserved Manuel!

3/27/2008 10:32:48 PM

 
Paul  G  Slate
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Well deserved Manuel! CONGRATULATIONS! this is a fantastic photo my friend!

3/30/2008 7:02:59 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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WOW! A real mind boggler Manuel! Excellent work as always. Congratulations my friend!!!

3/30/2008 3:12:19 PM

 
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Doesn't get any better than this! You have shown oil town in a lovely new light.

4/3/2008 8:24:46 AM

 
Lori Carlson
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Really awesome work, Manuel!! Congrats on your big win!! :0)

4/5/2008 9:59:13 AM

 
Tomoya Male Kosuge

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Hi, Manuel. I like the composition of your picture.

5/11/2008 9:40:19 PM

 
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