Carol Flisak level-addict 5/26/2010 6:48:11 AM

Wonderful image, Michael... thanks for sharing the where and how! When I saw the thumbnail I thought it was a PS creation... it's a great capture! #1272494

Michael Lynch 5/26/2010 7:03:25 AM

Carol, Thank you !
I visited your website and am impressed. I'll be back, time permitting. Since I got involved in travel writing, I haven't spent much time with my friends at BP. For shame, for shame!

Mike #8644582

Maxine C. Schnitzer 5/29/2010 6:14:53 AM

This is fantastic! Can't believe you captured such sharpness hand holding! I've tried doing the same and somehow manage to breathe every time! Great work. #8650941

Kelly Heaton 6/7/2010 2:45:44 PM

Awesome Capture!! Congratulations! #8672277

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/7/2010 6:11:02 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Michael!

jo ann c. #8674399

Carol Flisak level-addict 6/8/2010 5:52:25 AM

Congrats on your great finalist, Michael! Good luck on the next round! #8677778

Virginia Leone level-addict 6/8/2010 3:17:45 PM

What a striking photo and great find! I love it...I can definitely see gold for this, good luck! #8679893

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 6/8/2010 4:15:48 PM

Hardy congrats, Michael, on this amazing and very beautiful finalist!

Debby #8680090

Dianna Murphy 6/9/2010 12:01:32 PM

A great BIG congratulations on your wonderful finalist. Best of Luck in the next round and the quest for the Gold. Dianna #8682589

Michael Lynch 7/7/2010 1:09:15 AM

Too many to name; Thank you all !

Mike #8739601

Mary K. Robison 1/10/2014 12:11:17 AM

Belated Congratulations on this exceptional Finalist, Mike. You have a superb gallery. #10941533

John Connolly 8/21/2014 2:55:00 PM

Impressive work Michael! A fantastic find and capture, and congratulations on your finalist award! #11113051

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Design spotted on the ceiling of a pagoda in the Chinese Garden of Naha Okinawa, Japan. Photo shot handheld, available light, steadying the camera by laying flat on my back 11:53AM 28 JUN 2009 f/11 1/6 ISO 100 Pentax 18-250@18mm Cable release and holding breath. Published at In The Know Traveler under Camera Talk MAY 2010. IMGP2423

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/6 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: PENTAX K10D

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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