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Seattle Skyscraper
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Seattle Skyscraper
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For PG101 Windows Theme. Happy Theme Day!

Taken during the BP Summit 2006 from across the street of this building near Pike Street. I reworked the image using the Topaz filter in PS.
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Sandy Stigliano
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    Really nice work!!

8/30/2008 12:43:12 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Terrific image, Shell! Don't you just LOVE Topaz? Very well presented!

8/30/2008 12:53:53 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Sandy and Pat!!

8/30/2008 12:56:45 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Oh, and yes, the topaz is super cool!!

8/30/2008 12:57:09 PM

 
Carlton Ward
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Nice work Michelle.

8/30/2008 1:04:24 PM

 
Vicki L. Filippin
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Great shot and excellent re-work, Shell!
That filter ROCKS, doesn't it??
:o)

8/30/2008 1:10:54 PM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Great work Michelle.!!!(R)

8/30/2008 1:11:35 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Carlton, Vicki (yes it does) and Ray!!

8/30/2008 1:17:35 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Great colors, POV and clarity, Shell. Love the effects! Happy Theme Day.

8/30/2008 1:32:15 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Nikki!

8/30/2008 1:34:32 PM

 
Karen Rahlf
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Wow! Stunning photo effects. I just got this filter today, after seeing what it can do.

8/30/2008 2:06:26 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Strong image to begin with, Michelle. Nice use of the filter.

8/30/2008 2:39:52 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Amazing photo. Terrific sky and effects.

8/30/2008 3:00:23 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Karen, Mitch and Leslie!

8/30/2008 3:09:20 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Good for you Shell, what an exciting image. Great pov, reflections and design. Excellent effects!! HTD!

8/30/2008 3:13:15 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Donna!

8/30/2008 3:20:51 PM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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Spectacular, Shell! Love the effects! HTD!

8/30/2008 4:04:49 PM

 
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GREAT CREATIVE PRESENTATION HERE.

KARU.

8/30/2008 4:37:55 PM

 
David Phalen
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Fantastic POV, Lines, color and use of Topaz!! HTD!!

8/30/2008 4:49:29 PM

 
Anna Diederich
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I LOVE this Michelle! Nice work. I love topaz too...Looks great here! :)

8/30/2008 5:58:28 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Ummm. WOWOWOWOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I have got to look into the Topaz filter... Looks alot like LucisArt..:)

HTD!!

8/30/2008 6:56:19 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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My Goodness Michelle. I am at a loss for words this is so beautiful. Wow.....Bill

8/30/2008 7:33:13 PM

 
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WOW, what a capture, great filter. HTD........

8/30/2008 9:45:09 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Sue, Karu, David, Anna, Kara, Bill and Eileen!

8/30/2008 11:22:56 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Great photo, Michelle. The sky and the lines are outstanding.

8/30/2008 11:55:57 PM

 
Lee Canham
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Brilliant everything Shell...I love the blues and the sky is amazing and the reflections are great...perfect in every way...happy theme day....Lee

8/31/2008 2:56:21 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Usman and Lee!

8/31/2008 8:39:33 AM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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love that cloudy sky!! love your angle & those lines too!!

8/31/2008 10:13:15 AM

 
Sheila D. Bottoms
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Really really very pretty!!! I love that effect. Also, love your POV.

8/31/2008 11:07:09 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Jenn and Sheila!

8/31/2008 11:40:57 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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Wow! I hope BP likes this as much as our group. I see 10 votes already. It's a landslide!

8/31/2008 2:49:03 PM

 
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Winner for sure. This is outstanding Shell, love the applied effect. Very, very nice work. James

8/31/2008 6:07:30 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Les and James!!

8/31/2008 9:02:30 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Shell - You really mastered that Topaz filter quickly! You know this got my vote! - Mike

9/1/2008 7:49:23 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Mike! I think you're the reason we all found that cool filter - so thank you for that too!

9/1/2008 10:13:28 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Terrific shot and effects Shell ~ a definite winner ~ congrats!

9/1/2008 10:25:15 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on winning the Windows Theme. Once again, this is an amazing shot.

9/1/2008 10:26:09 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Susie and Leslie!

9/1/2008 11:11:46 AM

 
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Congratulations on your PCA win, this looks incredible on the home page Shell!! WTG!

9/1/2008 2:37:45 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Donna!!

9/1/2008 2:48:37 PM

 
Angie Sidles
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I am loving that filter. I have been trying to figure out how to achieve that technique for so long. Beautiful POV and perspective here and the filter works wonderfully!

9/2/2008 10:39:59 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Angie!!

9/2/2008 10:48:37 AM

 
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OH!!
Wowie Michelle!!
LOVE THIS!
Wonderful work!
~cheryl

9/3/2008 7:25:41 AM

 
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BIG Congrats on a well deserved 101 Theme win!!

9/3/2008 8:09:32 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you so much Cheryl and Dave!

9/3/2008 8:11:07 AM

 
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Fabulous image Michelle, congrats on
the theme win!

9/3/2008 1:17:52 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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AWESOME treatment, perspective and colors, Michelle
:)

9/7/2008 3:20:00 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Corinne and Jen!

9/7/2008 3:32:53 PM

 
Leslie J. Morris
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This one is so cool. Saw it in the Summit Photo Contest. Looking forward to meeting you there! Leslie

9/8/2008 3:26:16 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Leslie! I look forward to meeting you as well! Not long now!

9/8/2008 3:29:02 PM

 
Paul Goodman
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Love it shell great capture!

9/10/2008 6:09:18 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Paul!

9/10/2008 6:24:30 PM

 
Dan McConoughey
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Love the sharp edgy look, really makes this image POP.
Dan <><

9/10/2008 8:37:00 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Dan!

9/10/2008 8:54:06 PM

 
Sheila D. Bottoms
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Big Congrats to you babe!

9/22/2008 9:27:29 AM

 
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huge congrats Michelle!!!!

9/22/2008 9:33:58 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Stefania!!

9/22/2008 9:36:32 AM

 
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Congratulations!

9/22/2008 9:41:36 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Tiia!

9/22/2008 10:09:48 AM

 
Jeanine M. Bailey
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Look at you go!!! Congrats once again!!! :)

9/22/2008 10:26:35 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations, Michelle, on this strong and oh-so-appealing finalist.

9/22/2008 10:29:24 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Jeanine and Mitch!

9/22/2008 10:32:23 AM

 
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WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoo
HUGE Congrats on your finalist!!!
Best of luck in the next round!

9/22/2008 10:36:00 AM

 
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Outstanding finalist Shell!!! A huge congratulations!

9/22/2008 10:38:05 AM

 
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WTG!!!!!! Congratulations on your finalist!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k

9/22/2008 10:38:06 AM

 
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I'll say it again... WOWZA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is winner material Shell!!

Hope to see it there..

Congrats on your theme entry silver!!

WOOHOOO!!!!!

9/22/2008 10:59:48 AM

 
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~*~*CONGRATULATIONS*~*~

9/22/2008 11:31:49 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations on your FINALIST!!!

9/22/2008 12:06:00 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thanks you Sheila B., Peaches, Donna, Kitty, Kara, Jenn and Elida!

9/22/2008 12:11:29 PM

 
Lee Canham
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Very Happy for you Shell...Big Congratulations....Keep looking up...as far as you can see...I love this and hope for you that it gets to the top...and beyond...All the Best Michelle...Lee

9/22/2008 12:21:55 PM

 
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Congrats on another fantastic finalist Shell!

9/22/2008 12:35:57 PM

 
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Congrats Shell, very well deserved. Best of luck next round. James

9/22/2008 2:12:50 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Lee, Katarina, and James!

9/22/2008 3:00:45 PM

 
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Congrats on a well deserved finalist, Michelle

9/22/2008 3:20:24 PM

 
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A big CONGRATS Shell!!! Beautiful!

9/22/2008 3:26:50 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you so much Ann and Judy!

9/22/2008 3:37:07 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations on your awesome finalist Shell!!!

9/22/2008 4:14:44 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you so much Susan!

9/22/2008 4:23:42 PM

 
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Congratulations on this incredible finalist,Michelle!!!

9/22/2008 4:40:43 PM

 
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Congratulations, terrific finalist, Michelle.

9/22/2008 5:07:40 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you so much Patrick and Sam!

9/22/2008 5:18:56 PM

 
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Shell - Congratulations!! - Mike

9/22/2008 5:59:10 PM

 
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Congratulations Michelle! Beautiful finalist!

9/22/2008 6:16:43 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Mike and Rolan!

9/22/2008 6:32:49 PM

 
Paul Goodman
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congrats shell!!

9/22/2008 6:53:34 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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Congrats on this well deserved Finalist Michelle. A winner. Bill

9/22/2008 7:12:37 PM

 
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Michelle!!

9/22/2008 7:30:20 PM

 
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Thrilled to see this image recognized, Michelle! Big congrats on your finalist :)

9/22/2008 7:43:29 PM

 
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BEAUTIFULLY, beautifully done Michelle! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!

9/22/2008 7:45:27 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Paul, Bill, Erica, Jen and Dianna!

9/22/2008 7:45:46 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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WooooooooHoooooooo x's 4 ! ! ! ! YGG!!
Awesome work
Congratulations Shell!!!!!

9/22/2008 8:01:54 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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THANK YOU DATHA!!! It's been a GREAT Monday!!

9/22/2008 8:07:44 PM

 
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Nice work, Michelle!

9/22/2008 11:21:03 PM

 
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Huge congrats, Michelle!!

9/23/2008 3:57:18 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you so much Judges and Anna! Woweee - my first ever comment from the judges - that's a nice way to start my day!!

9/23/2008 4:51:24 AM

 
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This is GORGEOUS Michelle! CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful finalist! Shannon~

9/23/2008 5:24:07 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you so much Shannon!

9/23/2008 5:50:07 AM

 
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Congrats on your great Finalist!! Good luck in the next round!!

9/23/2008 6:31:45 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Derek!

9/23/2008 8:23:25 AM

 
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Big congratulation, Michelle.
So beautiful, it really pulls the eyes upwards.

9/24/2008 8:37:16 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you so much Christine!

9/24/2008 8:50:41 AM

 
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WOO HOO! Another amazing finalist!! Congrats, Michelle!! Resubmit it!!! ;)

9/24/2008 9:10:09 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Thank you Angie!

9/24/2008 9:23:41 AM

 
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This might be a little belated on this photo ... but this is really a fantastic image ... it draws you right up to the sky ... Love it ...

Lee

11/4/2008 12:19:57 PM

 
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