A Thousand Stories

© Dan Holm

A Thousand Stories

S J 7/19/2005 12:05:50 AM

Wow!! This is one of the most AMAZING architectural abstracts I've ever seen, Dan!!! Your diagonal framing and clarity of the image are truly outstanding!!! Great work!! #280666

Dominique Declerck 7/19/2005 12:09:08 AM

Wow! I agree with Sanjay, Dan!!! great work!!! #1608851

Janet Williams 7/19/2005 12:23:25 AM

Agree one thousand per cent with Sanjay! amazingly done - perfectly angled and framed and a great mixture of colours and tones. Fantastic! #1608870

Donna Roberts 7/19/2005 12:38:20 AM

Love it, love it, love it, love it, love it!!
Excellent work Dan - a fantastic image!'
:-) dddu #1608901

Karen Engelbreth 7/19/2005 12:46:26 AM

Wow - fantastic perspective, awesome capture, Dan - I love everything about this! #1608913

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 7/19/2005 12:48:13 AM

wonderful abstraction - or should I say design...

great job Dan #1608916

Mata Patan 7/19/2005 12:56:23 AM

Thousand stories of all the colours!
I love the diagonal cut and this mix of buildings all together!
COOL! #1608925

Paul E. Earl 7/19/2005 1:15:02 AM

Oh wow!!! This is fantastic. I love it!! Well done. I love the angle. The picture takes on a whole new dimension!! #1608945

Patricia Marroquin 7/19/2005 1:16:32 AM

Wow, in the thumbnail I thought this was a circuit board or something similar. This is amazing, Dan! Love the patterns, perspective and colors. :-) #1608947

Judy S. Fung 7/19/2005 1:53:16 AM

Wonderful perspective, abstract and capture, Dan!! #1608971

Alan L. Borror 7/19/2005 2:14:57 AM

Another WOW, Dan! The angle is striking. Superbly seen and framed. #1608998

Mary Clarke 7/19/2005 2:26:11 AM

Fantastic image Dan. #1609014

Paul Michko 7/19/2005 2:29:09 AM

Awesome perspective and composition, Dan. Great perception as well. #1609019

Carolyn M. Fletcher 7/19/2005 2:41:39 AM

Wow from me, too! Amazing shot!! #1609039

Donald K. Cherry 7/19/2005 2:56:17 AM

Fabulous shot, Dan! What a great PoV and composition! very well done! #1609057

Stephanie Lyons 7/19/2005 4:03:03 AM

Another amazing shot Dan! Excellent full frame abstract! #1609181

Linda D. Lester 7/19/2005 4:21:21 AM

Another awesome Dan shot! Amazing! Great shot! #1609244

Cindy Paquette 7/19/2005 4:24:49 AM

ASTOUNDING architectural abstract Dan! Just pure clarity and detail...excellent in the diagonal!! EXCEPTIONAL photography...one of my VERY favorites of yours! #1609252

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/19/2005 4:45:11 AM

Awesome image, Dan, ditto Cindy's every word!
-Debby #1609316

Walter Graziano 7/19/2005 4:46:18 AM

Very cool image Dan!!!!!!!! #1609322

Cathy Gregor 7/19/2005 4:56:56 AM

Neat abstract, Dan!
Like the diagonal comp and the different 'levels' the buildings make. #1609362

Agnes Fegan 7/19/2005 5:10:46 AM

I really, really love the angle on this! #1609380

Roger Bernabo 7/19/2005 5:41:41 AM

I love this image, the strength and power of it but the title says it all.... #1609472

Joy Rector 7/19/2005 5:58:01 AM

Great prespective. #1609555

Joyce ONeil 7/19/2005 6:00:49 AM

Fantastic angle! Well done... #1609573

Laura Clay-Ballard 7/19/2005 6:17:06 AM

I love the "stories" .. literally and figuratively. fabulous image. #1609651

Brenda W. LaFleur 7/19/2005 6:25:13 AM

Too cool! Love your perspective, Dan. Great job, as usual!! #1609685

Amanda Price 7/19/2005 7:24:38 AM

Wonderful layers of colour and light all wrapped in a crisp package! Super! #1609853

Casey A. Hanson 7/19/2005 7:48:14 AM

Wonderful design and perspective, Dan! :0) #1609969

Donna J. Taff 7/19/2005 7:55:35 AM

OUTSTANDING, Dan!!! #1610001

Rob T. Henry 7/19/2005 8:20:47 AM

Excellent image and find, Dan!!! Great colors, and perspective!! Well done!!! #1610052

Shelly A. Van Camp 7/19/2005 8:31:32 AM

Wow, Dan...Outstanding. Love the lines, colors and the whole image :) #1610090

Tammy Nuxoll 7/19/2005 8:35:41 AM

This is Awsome Dan!!! Love the Perspective!!! #1610108

Kate Jackson 7/19/2005 8:40:13 AM

Great lines and colours Dan. What an amazing mix of buildings. Looks great on the diagonal! #1610125

Jill Flynn 7/19/2005 9:06:53 AM

I LOVE, LOVE this Dan! OUTSTANIDNG in every aspect! I'm sure we'll be seeing this one again! #1610232

Susan T. Evans 7/19/2005 9:35:10 AM

Absolutely awesome Dan, love the diagonal and detail #1610309

Deborah Sandidge 7/19/2005 9:36:24 AM

Love the concept and composition, Dan - outstanding! #1610312

Noel Baebler 7/19/2005 9:40:21 AM

Terrific shot, Dan! Your perspective gives these buildings the look of a harmonica. #1610329

Elisabeth A. Gay 7/19/2005 9:44:32 AM

The concrete jungle in all it's glory! Great shot Dan!
Ann #1610341

Roxanne M. Bubar 7/19/2005 10:05:01 AM

Wonderful title and Magnificent angle and image. #1610434

Darren K. Fisher 7/19/2005 11:50:59 AM

WOW WOW and WOW, look at that detail and I love the angle. WOW!!!!!!!!!!! WINNER!!! #1610719

Darren K. Fisher 7/19/2005 11:52:44 AM

WOW WOW and WOW, look at that detail and I love the angle. WOW!!!!!!!!!!! WINNER!!! #1610723

Goshka G. 7/19/2005 12:01:04 PM

GORGEOUS architectural abstract, Dan, made oh-so-dynamic by all these diagonals!!! Beautifully done!!! #1610748

Carol Brill 7/19/2005 1:30:20 PM

Marvelous frame full of those ridged geometric designs and patterns with such an intriguing hidden human element thrown in from your caption, Dan!! #1611052

Terry L. Ellis 7/19/2005 2:26:14 PM

Dan, this is overwhelmingly magnificent! It is breathtaking! #1611180

Ermanno Radice 7/19/2005 2:39:43 PM

Excellent perspective, great angle, and beautiful title, Dan! #1611209

Marsha S. Smith 7/19/2005 3:58:06 PM

Your eye for detail and beauty never fails to amaze me. This is gorgeous! #1611398

Dan Holm 7/19/2005 5:52:33 PM

Sanjay, Dominique, Janet, Donna R., Karen, Kathryn, Mata, Paul E., Patricia, Judy, Alan, Mary, Paul M., Carolyn, Donald, Stephanie, Linda, Cindy, Debby, Wally, Cathy G., Agnes, Roger, Joy, Joyce, Laura, Brenda, Amanda, Casey, Donna T., Rob, Shelly, Tammy, Kate, Jill, Susan, Deborah, Noel, Ann, Roxanne, Darren, Goshka, Carol, Terry, Ermanno and Marsha: Thank you all SO very much!!! I sincerely appreciate your wonderful and supportive comments and feedback!! #1611714

Michelle R. Kovach 7/19/2005 6:52:51 PM

Fantastic Angle & patterns created by these spectacular buildings & windows! Nicely done! #1611857

Claudette Foote 7/19/2005 7:13:00 PM

Wow! ! great work! Fantastic Angle

Gorgeous architectural abstract...


Cliff & Patti Smith 7/19/2005 7:31:11 PM

WOW...that says it all Dan! I betcha we see this one again:) #1611971

William C. Raco 7/19/2005 7:53:44 PM

Outstanding detail, color, light and diagonal presentation.
Beautiful image, Dan!


KHAWLA Haddad 7/19/2005 8:08:50 PM

Love your prespective on this Dan such wonderful image love your angle think we be seeing this one again wonderful capture!!! #1612110

cj patterson 7/19/2005 8:09:52 PM

WOW!!!!!!!!! #1612115

Leonard Pierce 7/19/2005 10:10:08 PM

Fantastic image Dan!!! #1612288

Dan Holm 7/19/2005 11:42:28 PM

Michelle, Claudette, patricia, Bill, Kelly, CJ and Len: Thanks so VERY much!! I truly appreciate it! #1612360

Evy Johansen 7/19/2005 11:52:47 PM

Awesome image, Dan! Wonderful composition and great clarity! #1612382

Dan Holm 7/20/2005 12:33:29 AM

Thank you, Evy!! I'm glad you like it and I appreciate your wonderful comment! #1612429

Marie Fields 7/20/2005 6:01:13 AM

Fantastic image and great title, Dan! Excellent as always!!! #1613169

Bonnie C. Lackey 7/20/2005 6:12:06 AM

I think you have just raised the bar, Dan... #1613205

Candice C. Calhoun 7/20/2005 12:55:12 PM

Dan...what can I say? This is just amazing, and I truly love it! And as always, you have your own personal angle on the world, never stop sharing it with us, ok?

ccc #1614678

Opal Cross 7/20/2005 1:09:41 PM

What a capture. Makes me dizzy thinking about getting a shot like this. This is just perfect, hope to see it again. #1614752

Dan Holm 7/20/2005 5:49:20 PM

Thank you so much, Marie, Bonnie and Candice!! I appreciate it! #1615523

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 7/20/2005 5:54:48 PM

Simply outstanding!! #1615536

Cindy Cone 7/20/2005 8:28:58 PM

Awesome image, Dan! Great perspective. Looks like a winner to me! #1615808

Cora Miller 7/20/2005 10:26:27 PM

Not much left to say except I think you hit this one out of the ballpark, Dan!! Exceptional image!!! #1615934

Nobu Nagase 7/21/2005 8:30:20 PM

...the jungle of buildings sure looks fantastic, splendid, and even very beautiful here, Dan!!! Super image, again!!!

Dan Holm 7/22/2005 12:30:57 AM

Thank you very much, Donna, Cindy, Cora and Nobi!! I truly appreciate it! #1619782

Leanne M.E. Boyd 7/22/2005 10:07:55 AM

Very impressive, Dan! I like the tones, textures and angle. #1621265

Dan Holm 7/28/2005 5:39:46 PM

Thanks, Leanne!! I'm glad you like it and I truly appreciate your wonderful comment! #1650732

Luigi Di Serio 8/2/2005 2:51:19 PM

Fantastic!!!! What a dense set of buildings... where is this shot? #1668608

Lori Carlson 8/3/2005 7:30:48 PM

Wow! What a frame job...what an image! Well done Dan!! Naturally. :0) #1674076

Elisabeth A. Gay 8/20/2005 1:34:39 PM

Congratulations on this and your other finalists Dan! If I was voting, this one would be a winner!!
Ann #1739749

Tammy Scott 8/20/2005 1:56:11 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #1739892

Janet Williams 8/20/2005 2:38:47 PM

Congrats on your second stor(e)y finalist in this month's competition! #1740333

Jill Flynn 8/20/2005 2:54:25 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Dan! #1740588

Jenny Bosmans 8/20/2005 3:15:22 PM

Congratulations again, Dan! #1740876

Michelle R. Kovach 8/20/2005 3:18:52 PM

Congrats Dan! #1740920

Mary Clarke 8/20/2005 3:35:41 PM

Many congratulations Dan. #1741142

KHAWLA Haddad 8/20/2005 4:23:28 PM

Congratulations Dan! #1741717

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/20/2005 4:59:20 PM

Congrats, Dan, awesome! #1742035

Rob Bishop 8/20/2005 5:04:14 PM

Wooooa! Is this number 4? Way to go again, Dan! Congratulations X 4!

Rob #1742091

Kristi A. Howson 8/20/2005 5:19:53 PM

Congratulations Dan on your finalist and good luck in the next round! #1742235

Walter Graziano 8/20/2005 7:44:59 PM

Number three??? Congratulations Dan!!! You are doing some awesome work! #1743220

Patricia Marroquin 8/20/2005 10:16:13 PM

Outstanding! Congrats, Dan! :-) #1743784

S J 8/21/2005 12:52:38 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist and WINNER, Dan!! #1744136

Donna Roberts 8/21/2005 1:03:13 AM

You know that I love this image Dan and I am so happy to see this as a finalist.
I am starting to lose count for this month!!!
Well done my friend.
:-) dddu #1744165

Tom Andersen 8/21/2005 5:09:38 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Dan! #1744647

Kate Jackson 8/21/2005 6:05:37 AM

My favourite of all your wonderful finalists Dan! #1744981

Patty Razonable 8/21/2005 7:26:31 AM

Excellent capture and composition, Dan!! Congratulations on this finalist!! #1745468

Jim Kinnunen 8/21/2005 9:16:02 AM

Wonderful image, Dan...congratulations!:) #1746134

Chris Macer 8/21/2005 9:31:52 AM

Aonther awesome capture, Dan! Congrats on the finalist! Well deserved. #1746253

Piotr M. Organa 8/21/2005 11:18:40 PM

Spectacular photo, Dan! Love the colours!
Congratulations and good luck. #1749002

Luigi Di Serio 8/22/2005 7:19:35 AM

I knew this would make it!! Congrats Dan... love the urban photos your take #1750464

Cliff & Patti Smith 8/22/2005 8:14:14 AM

Congratulations Dan! I wonder if there are any openings for judges:) I predicted this one and a few more. #1750661

Carol Brill 8/22/2005 9:06:42 PM

Congratulations on this very appealing finalist, Dan! #1753688

S J 8/22/2005 11:06:07 PM

Woo Hoo!!! Big Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING WIN, Dan!!! #1754042

Chris Macer 8/22/2005 11:14:28 PM

Congrat on the win, Dan!! Well deserved! #1754067

Cora Miller 8/22/2005 11:55:10 PM

Congratulations on a well deserved win, Dan! #1754141

Pu Chen 8/23/2005 12:07:08 AM

Love those diagonal lines! Excellent shot, Dan! Congratulations on your win! #1754158

Jordi Delgado 8/23/2005 12:07:33 AM

WOOOOWWWW!!! Congratulations, Dan!!!


Kate Jackson 8/23/2005 12:16:00 AM

Congratulations Dan ~ I am so pleased this one was a winner! #1754179

Paul Sikora 8/23/2005 12:34:22 AM

What a great win Dan, congratulations #1754243

Paul E. Earl 8/23/2005 12:41:08 AM

Fantastic on your win!! So well deserved!! #1754263

Jenny Bosmans 8/23/2005 1:50:36 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic win, Dan!!! #1754353

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 8/23/2005 2:12:26 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful and deserved win Dan!!! #1754408

Kerby Pfrangle 8/23/2005 2:41:49 AM

Dan congratulations on your second place win.

Job well done. Kerby #1754457

Wally Orlowsky 8/23/2005 2:52:32 AM

... and you are the quintessential storyteller, Dan. Congratulations on this super winner! #1754473

Tom Andersen 8/23/2005 3:10:28 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Dan! #1754521

Kathleen Clemons 8/23/2005 3:24:18 AM

Awesome shot, Dan, congrats! #1754592

Diane Dupuis 8/23/2005 3:25:45 AM

YAY DAN!!!! #1754600

Tammy Scott 8/23/2005 3:34:16 AM

Congratulations, Dan!!! #1754661

Stephanie Lyons 8/23/2005 3:54:20 AM

Yay! Big congrats, Dan! #1754811

Shiva 8/23/2005 4:01:39 AM

Congratulations Dan!!! #1754876

Cathy Gregor 8/23/2005 4:25:44 AM

Congratulations on this very cool winner, Dan!! #1755006

Photographer 8/23/2005 4:50:24 AM

Congratulations on your win Dan! #1755190

Marie Fields 8/23/2005 6:09:31 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Dan! Well deserved WIN!!! #1755612

Olivia Navarro 8/23/2005 6:13:22 AM

Congratulations on your win, Dan!!!! #1755654

Murry Grigsby 8/23/2005 6:34:22 AM

Congrats on your win Dan!! #1755800

Piotr M. Organa 8/23/2005 6:39:05 AM

It looks even better with the gold plaque!
Congratulations, Dan!!! #1755831

Cindy Cone 8/23/2005 7:10:22 AM

Many congrats, Dan! This is just excellent, as always! #1755993

Alan L. Borror 8/23/2005 8:30:05 AM

Congratulations on a wonderful win, Dan! #1756315

Denys 8/23/2005 8:45:48 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Dan!Outstanding!! #1756364

Noel Baebler 8/23/2005 9:34:40 AM

Congratulations, Dan!!! #1756522

Jill Flynn 8/23/2005 9:52:33 AM


Deb Holmes-Hatfield 8/23/2005 11:11:35 AM

Congratulatins, Dan, on this awesome winner! #1756880

Judy S. Fung 8/23/2005 11:28:20 AM

Congrats on your win, Dan!! #1756943

Ermanno Radice 8/23/2005 11:35:09 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved win, Dan! #1756962

Sharon Day 8/23/2005 12:41:54 PM

Awesome image and perspective, Dan!!! Big congratulations!!! WTG!!! #1757176

Mary Timman 8/23/2005 12:54:40 PM

Outstanding Dan, Congrats on your win! #1757218

Marsha S. Smith 8/23/2005 2:06:17 PM

Congratulations, Dan! This shot is just spectacular! I just reread your comments and it made me think of the old television show from the 50's "The Naked City". It would talk about the many stories in the naked city "and this is one of them" and then the show would start. #1757445

Stephen Zacker 8/23/2005 2:19:23 PM

Congratulations #1757529

Deborah Sandidge 8/23/2005 2:21:40 PM

Beautiful, I loved this one when I saw it, congratulations, Dan! #1757549

Laura Clay-Ballard 8/23/2005 3:49:04 PM

congrats on this awesome winning image! #1757943

Wendy Stevenson 8/23/2005 4:42:22 PM

Congratulations on your win Dan. Excellent as always and such a perfect title!! WTG! #1758100

Claudia Kuhn 8/23/2005 5:12:15 PM

Love the title and cool image Dan, congrats on your win! #1758156

Susan T. Evans 8/23/2005 5:39:34 PM

Congrats Dan on this awesome winner!! whooooooooo hooooooooooo!!!! WTG! #1758254

Dan Holm 8/23/2005 5:49:13 PM

THANK YOU all so VERY, very much!!!!! I sincerely appreciate your wonderful and supportive comments and feedback!!! ....

(www.lulu.com ... Just type Dan Holm in the search box and click "go"!!) ... #1758295

Dolores Neilson 8/23/2005 6:24:02 PM

Oh my gosh! This is simply awesome! One of your best indeed! Sensational!! Congrats DAn! Should be 1st place! #1758395

Diane Addonizio 8/23/2005 7:01:22 PM

Congratulations! #1758539

Jeffrey D. Ziebell 8/23/2005 7:39:33 PM

Congratulations Dan, well done. #1758610

Stanley J. Contrades 8/23/2005 8:43:52 PM

Stunning!! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win, Dan! Hope you are adding this one to your book :-)!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1758750

Cathy Barrows 8/23/2005 8:51:18 PM

Congrats on your win...excellent cityscape #1758771

Colette M. Metcalf 8/24/2005 2:45:07 AM

CONGRATULATIONS to you Dan!!!! #1759151

Allan L. Whitehead 8/24/2005 3:43:04 AM

Dan, congratulations on this win in last month's contest in the 'Elements of Design' category. It is truly richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #1759337

Debra Booth 8/24/2005 4:26:45 AM

Congratulations, Dan!! #1759649

Tammy McAllister 8/24/2005 7:07:52 AM

Wonderful eye Dan! Congratulations on your big win!
Tootles #1760590

Jonna Bergström 8/24/2005 2:21:02 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic shot, Dan! #1762398

Susana Ms Heide 8/24/2005 5:19:40 PM

Another stunning image of yours that got the recognition it deserves!! CONGRATULATIONS Dan!!! #1762963

William C. Raco 8/24/2005 6:05:43 PM

Very striking work, Dan

bill #1763070

Donna J. Taff 8/24/2005 6:13:22 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Dan!!! #1763092

Serena Pierce 8/25/2005 5:58:18 PM

Great image Dan, congratulations!!!!! #1767378

KHAWLA Haddad 8/25/2005 7:45:28 PM

Congratulations on wonderful winner Dan!!


Kristi A. Howson 8/25/2005 10:01:23 PM

Congratulations Dan! A stunning winner indeed! #1767770

Patricia Marroquin 8/28/2005 11:56:54 AM

Congratulations on your win, Dan, this is spectacular! #1776937

Kevin Anderson 8/28/2005 3:35:35 PM

Love the way you used the diagonal for this one.Beautiful tones. Well done.
Congrats #1777512

Joy Rector 8/29/2005 2:50:46 PM

congrats on your POTD #1781701

Kathleen N. Nelson 9/17/2005 1:18:36 PM

Absolutely fantastic image, Dan. Love the angle and the title. Congratulations! #1849137

Jane Summa 9/19/2005 10:54:04 AM

Beautiful, Dan! Congratulations :-)!! #1855635

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In the city, every building hides a thousand stories.

Uploaded on 7/19/2005 12:01:17 AM

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