Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 1/29/2013 2:47:58 AM

Excellent capture! Love these shots! #1511728

Jack Gaskin 1/29/2013 4:16:47 AM


Jack #10543689

Joy Rector 1/29/2013 4:48:57 AM

wow, awesome #10543749

John Rivera level-deluxe 1/29/2013 5:24:35 AM

Fabulous capture Usman! #10543809

Dale Hardin 1/29/2013 5:43:19 PM

Excellent lighting Usman. The black and white combined with the lighting and fast fall off make this a winner. #10544830

Ann Coates level-deluxe 2/24/2013 10:08:20 PM

Fantastic image Usman, congratulations on your finalist award. #10582364

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 2/24/2013 10:54:32 PM

Huge congrats on your awesome Finalist and Good Luck in the next round, Usman! #10582403

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 2/25/2013 12:44:32 AM

superb... congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! #10582552

Sylvia Rourke level-deluxe 2/25/2013 5:32:22 AM

Awesome shot, congratulations on your finalist. #10583088

Katarina Mansson 2/25/2013 5:51:26 AM

Yeah - so happy to see this with a badge! Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Usman! #10583133

Katarina Mansson 2/25/2013 5:51:26 AM

Yeah - so happy to see this with a badge! Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Usman! #10583134

Katarina Mansson 2/25/2013 5:53:55 AM

This is such a wonderful toryteller and beautiful B&W image. Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Usman! #10583139

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 2/25/2013 9:26:35 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Usman! #10583813

Dale Hardin 2/25/2013 9:33:46 AM

Well deserved finalist award Usman. Well done. #10583857

Kathryn Wesserling level-deluxe 2/25/2013 9:38:16 AM

Powerful artwork, Usman. #10583882

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 2/25/2013 10:27:33 AM

This is just terrific! Congratulations, Usman! #10584065

Robert Jensen level-deluxe 2/25/2013 12:37:07 PM

Outstanding - straight into my favorites #10584334

Debra R. Harder 2/25/2013 2:12:48 PM

Love this, Usman! A gold winner IMHO. Huge congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #10584471

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 2/25/2013 7:36:35 PM

Superb image, Usman. Congrats on your finalist and best wishes for the gold!

Debby #10585284

Carol Quina level-deluxe 2/25/2013 10:02:38 PM

Another terrific finalist!. Congratulations! #10585539

Rolando Rosito level-deluxe 2/26/2013 9:08:37 AM

Fantastic finalist Usman, congratulations! #10586467

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 2/26/2013 9:14:17 AM

Congratulations on this absolutely fabulous macro finalist Usman!

jo ann c.

Pat Harry 2/27/2013 6:11:43 AM

I'm so happy to see this made finalist - I absolutely love it. #10587894

Michele Peterson level-deluxe 2/27/2013 1:17:04 PM

I love this! In fact, it's my favorite of yours this month. Big Congrats on the finalist!! #10588562

Linda S. Smith level-deluxe 2/27/2013 3:45:45 PM

Huge Congrats on a fabulous Finalist Usman! #10588785

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 2/28/2013 7:33:40 AM

Wonderful capture and congratulation on your outstanding finalist Usman. #10589663

Terry A. Stoa level-deluxe 2/28/2013 12:16:35 PM

Very nice image and congrats on this Finalist, Usman. Throwing pots is tough work and requires a lot of hand strength.

You've capture the wheel's motion well. #10589994

Lydia Williams level-deluxe 2/28/2013 4:02:22 PM

An amazing image, Usman...Love this in black and white...Congratulations on your finalist award! #10590174

Robert Jensen level-deluxe 2/28/2013 9:27:36 PM

Congrats - this is such a great image #10590520

Martha R. Mazon level-deluxe 2/28/2013 9:29:44 PM

Congratulations on this incredible winner, Usman! I love this one! #10590526

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 2/28/2013 9:41:46 PM

Huge congrats on your Winner, Usman! #10590556

Photographer 2/28/2013 9:53:09 PM

Congrats on this outstanding 1st Place Gold win Usman. Couldn't have happened to a better person #10590579

Sharon Sawyer level-deluxe 2/28/2013 10:33:41 PM

WTG, Usman!!! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding First Place, Second Place and Finalist Winners! I love your gallery and your images are amazing and inspiring!!! #10590632

Mariann Kovats level-deluxe 2/28/2013 10:37:46 PM

Huge congrats on your awesome win! #10590636

Robert K. Bemus level-deluxe 2/28/2013 10:44:53 PM

Congratz on a wonderful First Place Win, Usman!! #10590654

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 2/28/2013 11:38:01 PM

Usman, you do such excellent work. We are all so happy for you and proud of you!

BRAVO and HUGE congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN! WOW!!!!!!!

-Laura :D #10590739

Dale Hardin 2/28/2013 11:38:11 PM

Big congratulations on the win Usman. WTG #10590740

Ann Coates level-deluxe 2/28/2013 11:48:47 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful gold Usman. #10590747

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 3/1/2013 12:43:47 AM

So pleased to see this image a first place gold, Usman! Congratulations! #10590803

John Rivera level-deluxe 3/1/2013 1:31:58 AM

Congratulations Usman! #10590835

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-deluxe 3/1/2013 3:19:28 AM

Huge congratulations on your wonderful Winner!! #10590909

Katarina Mansson 3/1/2013 3:35:00 AM

Yes, yes, yes!!! Congratulations on your wonderful 1st place winner Usman! #10590965

Ken Smith level-deluxe 3/1/2013 3:55:52 AM

Awesome work, Usman. Congrats on your win! #10591031

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 3/1/2013 4:03:09 AM

A wonderful winner Usman! Congratulations! #10591062

Pat Harry 3/1/2013 4:27:37 AM

I'm so excited - my favorite image from last month - very well done. Congratulations, Usman! #10591119

Janet McNeil level-deluxe 3/1/2013 4:30:47 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved win!! #10591128

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 3/1/2013 4:33:54 AM

Congrats on an amazing winner, Usman. #10591135

Cheryl Schneider 3/1/2013 4:53:48 AM

Big congratulations on a lovely winner, Usman! #10591199

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 3/1/2013 5:17:58 AM

Glad to see this win! Congratulations! #10591231

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 3/1/2013 5:58:59 AM

Congrats on your wonderful 1st place win, Usman! #10591319

Monnie Ryan 3/1/2013 6:16:12 AM

Fabulous image, Usman - congratulations! #10591344

Monnie Ryan 3/1/2013 6:16:21 AM

Fabulous image, Usman - congratulations! #10591345

Val Feldman level-deluxe 3/1/2013 6:46:39 AM

Amazing, remarkable work - and a fantastic First Place Gold Win! Congratulations, Usman! #10591393

Rahul Sharma level-deluxe 3/1/2013 6:56:45 AM

Brilliant shot..... Many Many congratulations on this very well deserved winner..... #10591431

William C. Raco level-deluxe 3/1/2013 6:57:02 AM

Excellent, Usman
Congratulations! #10591432

Monika Sapek level-deluxe 3/1/2013 6:58:44 AM

Many congratulations on your First Place Win, Usman! #10591443

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 3/1/2013 6:59:07 AM

Well done, Usman. Congratulations on your win! #10591445

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 3/1/2013 7:00:54 AM

Congratulations on your awesome First Place Gold win Usman!

jo ann c. #10591452

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 3/1/2013 7:11:39 AM

congratulations on your gorgeous first prize win!!! #10591490

Debra R. Harder 3/1/2013 7:35:45 AM

So happy to see this image win FIRST PLACE, Usman!! Yeah!!! Huge congratulations on your well-deserved GOLD WINNER!!!! #10591552

Linda S. Smith level-deluxe 3/1/2013 7:48:54 AM

Huge Congrats on your First Place Gold Usman!!! #10591586

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe 3/1/2013 7:50:50 AM

Incredible and moving image, Usman! Congratulations on your win. I always love seeing your work!! #10591590

Cesar J. La Rosa level-deluxe 3/1/2013 8:11:59 AM

WOW!!! This is absolutely BEAUTIFUL, Usman!!! Love the wonderful contrast of his working hands and the soft texture of his creation. A very powerful image, indeed; one of those that tell a beautiful story to our hearts. I'm so glad you were there to capture all this beauty. Thank you for sharing it with us, my friend.
Congratulations on this Winner, Usman!!!
Cesar #10591646

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 3/1/2013 8:13:13 AM

Huge congratulations on your first place winner Usman. #10591648

Peggy Pfister level-deluxe 3/1/2013 9:53:51 AM

Congrats on your well deserved winner, Usman! #10591791

Michele Peterson level-deluxe 3/1/2013 10:04:19 AM

WOO-HOO!! Congratulations, Usman!!!!! #10591809

Daniella Puente level-deluxe 3/1/2013 2:04:31 PM

Congratulations on this WONDERFUL photo Usman!!! #10592110

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 3/1/2013 3:01:01 PM

This is a fantastic story-telling image, Usman! Huge congratulations on your terrific First Place win! #10592152

Irene Colling level-deluxe 3/1/2013 3:21:00 PM

Strong composition, excellent photography Usman.

Congratulations on your Gold Award. #10592176

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 3/1/2013 4:25:44 PM

Congratulations to you Usman on this wonderful FIrst Place Winner!!! #10592253

Carla Capra level-deluxe 3/1/2013 4:40:03 PM

UB, this is such an outstanding image. The details and focus on this subject really rocks. Congratulations!! #10592275

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 3/1/2013 5:15:17 PM

So glad to see this get a First Place Win, Usman!

Huge Congrats!
Debby #10592356

Nadia Paul level-deluxe 3/1/2013 5:28:37 PM

Congrats on your wonderful winner Usman! #10592369

Carol Flisak level-deluxe 3/1/2013 6:38:52 PM

Beautiful image, Usman... love the contrast of details and smooth pottery! Congratulations on a fantastic first place winner! #10592494

Phyllis H. Burchett level-deluxe 3/1/2013 6:42:09 PM

BIG congrats Usman on this terrific winner!!! #10592502

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 3/1/2013 6:46:27 PM

Many many thanks to all of you for your generous and kind comments which I hold dear. And thanks to the Judges for considering this image Gold-worthy.

You all keep me inspired and motivated and I am grateful for that.

UB. #10592512

Susan M. Hembree level-deluxe 3/1/2013 10:09:30 PM

Congratulations, Usman. Just stunning! #10592688

Steve D. Hinkle 3/2/2013 6:15:45 AM

Congrats ! Just beautiful. #10593039

Carmody Baker 3/2/2013 8:18:52 AM

Wonderful capture Usman. Congratulations! #10593155

Carmody Baker 3/2/2013 8:19:08 AM

Wonderful capture Usman. Congratulations! #10593156

Joseph T. Pilonero level-deluxe 3/2/2013 9:14:00 AM

This is so sensual. Absolutely lovely. Spectacular lighting. I love it! Great work, Usman. Congratulations on first place. #10593205

Joseph T. Pilonero level-deluxe 3/2/2013 9:17:04 AM

This is so sensual. Absolutely lovely. Spectacular lighting. I love it! Great work, Usman. Congratulations on first place. #10593209

Sylvia Rourke level-deluxe 3/2/2013 2:25:24 PM

Back to congratulate you again, I love it. #10593723

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 3/2/2013 10:38:42 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful gold Usman! #10594122

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 3/3/2013 9:59:58 AM

Big congratulations on your fantastic gold win, Usman. #10594731

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 3/3/2013 11:04:19 AM

CONGRATS on this phenomenal WINNER, Usman!

Glenn E. Traver level-deluxe 3/3/2013 6:46:57 PM

Congratulations Usman, a wonderful Winner ~ GT #10595280

Michelle L. Frick 3/3/2013 9:05:42 PM

Congratulations UB - your tones, light and details on this are truly remarkable. So happy to see this image be a winner! #10595429

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe 3/5/2013 5:33:33 AM

Congratulations, Usman on a lovely B&W capture.... #10597218

Lydia Williams level-deluxe 3/5/2013 5:24:21 PM

Usman, this is an amazing photo! Well deserved...you are an amazing artist! Congratulations

Amanda D. Austwick level-deluxe 3/10/2013 11:33:41 AM

Love the lighting, detail, and tones on this wonderful image! Congratulations on your First Place Gold! #10603818

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 3/15/2013 11:40:02 PM

The tonal quality is so impressive. Incredible work Usman. Huge congrats, I'm so happy for your BIG win!!! Wow!! #10611421

Merna L. Nobile 3/16/2013 10:18:41 AM

What a great way to start a new year! Your award winning photographs go from Editorís Pick to Finalist and hopefully to Gold.
CONGRATULATIONS for the month of January, 2013!

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A local craftsman was molding soft clay to create a flower vase, just like a painter creating art from pure imagination.
His extreme concentration and deft touches were both remarkable and inspiring at the same time.

Uploaded on 1/29/2013 12:00:18 AM

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Camera: Nikon D40 Digital SLR Camera

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