Center Stage

© Debra R. Harder

Center Stage

Michelle Alton level-classic 8/19/2010 2:28:37 AM

Awesome in Black and White! #1299717

Jeff Robinson level-classic 8/19/2010 3:36:51 AM

Outstanding landscape, use of B&W and MT entry!! Jeff #8847666

Linda D. Lester level-classic 8/19/2010 5:10:37 AM

Your BW's are so outstanding! This is a beautiful the comp! #8847893

Val Feldman level-classic 8/19/2010 5:28:29 AM

Heart's a'flutterin' looking at this one, Deb! Incredibly beautiful. Perfect for b/w...tones, shadows, light - amazing...As always, outstanding work. #8847938

Ellen Hodges level-classic 8/19/2010 8:54:37 AM

Very WOW and beautiful capture, Deb! #8848406

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 8/19/2010 9:00:46 AM

Wow awesome image my friend!! #8848417

Rolando Rosito level-classic 8/19/2010 2:16:42 PM

Beautiful Debra!! #8848941

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 8/19/2010 7:54:00 PM

OUTSTANDIN shot and conversion, Deb! :-) k #8849599

Julianne Bradford level-classic 8/19/2010 8:54:05 PM

Awesome for center MT theme Deb. So outstanding!! WOW! #8849670

Kathy Salerni level-classic 8/19/2010 10:27:03 PM

Holy cow, what an stunning B&W image, Deb!The light, tones,POV and shadows are totally outstanding! #8849712

John Rivera level-classic 8/20/2010 4:51:58 AM

Beautiful image Debra! #8850062

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 8/20/2010 6:51:49 AM

How cool Deb! Great for the monthly theme too!

jo ann c. #8850283

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/20/2010 9:13:09 AM

AWESOME! #8850726

Valentin M. Armianu 8/20/2010 11:31:49 AM

Wow this is stunning image Debra!!(So, only 1-1/2 hours away...Klamath Falls?) #8850948

Carol L. Fowler 8/20/2010 12:11:14 PM

Wonderful capture! Abstracty and artsy in B+W! #8851037

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 8/21/2010 3:37:25 AM

Beautiful wide angle capture and treatment! #8852207

Kim Lund level-classic 8/21/2010 8:33:10 AM

Holy Cow, this is great! Good use of b&w and perfect for the monthly theme. #8852619

Renata Gusciora level-classic 8/21/2010 6:11:57 PM

Oh my!Love the mood,tones and lighting!It brings me straight to the center of the picture!Beautifully captured,Debra! #8853531

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 8/22/2010 4:53:31 AM

JSB, your style is simply Brilliant! LOVE this moment of perfection! #8854247

Ken Smith level-classic 8/22/2010 6:45:58 AM

It's all been are one of the best with b/ws...superb, Deb! #8854403

Agnes Fegan level-classic 8/22/2010 7:56:30 AM

Love this! Looks like a MT winner to me! #8854492

Mitch Spence level-classic 8/22/2010 9:42:47 AM

Here's another in black and white from you, Deb, that I love. I have no doubt we'll be seeing this one again. #8854693

Rona L. Schwarz 8/22/2010 10:00:35 PM

Oh so gorgeous, Deb! Absolutely stunning, and love it in B&W! Perfect for the MT, too! The sky and lighting act almost like an in-camera zoom! Sure to see this again! #8855766

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 8/23/2010 1:02:09 AM

WOW. If I were a judge, you will be very happy next month, Deb! Outstanding MT entry!

UB. #8855879

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 8/23/2010 1:37:58 AM

I have to go to Tuscany someday!!
Wonderful composition, very effective in B&W and an excellent MT entry,Deb!! #8855910

Leslie McLain level-classic 8/23/2010 4:32:16 AM

Beautiful capture, light, and use of B&W, Deb. #8856164

Anita Hogue 8/23/2010 1:09:32 PM

WOW, incredibly beautiful, Deb! Bet we see this one again! #8857203

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 8/24/2010 4:47:53 AM

It is beautiful and one to be proud of! #8858368

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 8/24/2010 5:55:38 AM

Beautiful place and image in B&W! #8858501

Renee Doyle level-classic 8/24/2010 10:37:26 PM

Wowza!!!! Perfect tones and brilliant comp!! Stunning work as always JSB!! #8860164

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 8/31/2010 5:10:45 PM

So Incredible. Beautiful work Debra! #8873865

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 9/4/2010 2:45:50 PM

Dramatic scenery, super tones, excellent imagery! Love this Deb, a fav! #8882041

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/6/2010 6:30:53 AM

This is why I am a very big fan of your photography Debra. Your images are always stunning and leave me in awe. The contrast details and shadows are nothing short of spectacular.. My all time favorite image from you.

Brian #8884474

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/15/2010 2:15:39 PM

Brilliant!!!! Huge congratulations JSB!!!! #8902579

Valentin M. Armianu level-classic 9/15/2010 2:37:18 PM

Congratulations on your astounding Finalist!!! A winner !! #8902738

Linda D. Lester level-classic 9/15/2010 4:50:27 PM

Awesome....Congratulations!!!!! #8903895

Rona L. Schwarz 9/15/2010 5:12:12 PM

Knew we'd see this again, Deb!
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!! #8904100

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 9/15/2010 6:30:47 PM

Beautiful, congratulations. #8904798

Rolando Rosito level-classic 9/15/2010 6:47:34 PM

Hope you get gold with this one, congratulations!! #8904983

Ken Smith level-classic 9/15/2010 6:50:23 PM

Perfect, Deb...congrats again and again! #8905005

Julianne Bradford level-classic 9/15/2010 11:31:37 PM

Whoa. I get tingles. This is so-o wonderful Deb. Hope to see this glorious B/W silver turn to Gold :-) #8906759

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/16/2010 12:36:47 AM

superb Deb... congratulations!!! #8907009

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 9/16/2010 2:51:14 AM

OK, my fingers are getting really tired! LOVE this JSB! Huge congratulations again! #8907588

Michael M. Petrizzo level-classic 9/16/2010 4:44:34 AM

Fabulous finalist. Congrats. #8907969

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/16/2010 6:47:53 AM

WHEW, CONGRATULATIONS once again, my friend! WTG, Debra! #8908463

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/16/2010 5:05:51 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8910488

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 9/16/2010 6:57:08 PM

Simply stunning work, Deb! Congratulations! #8910908

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 9/16/2010 8:17:16 PM

Congrats Deb! #8911280

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 9/17/2010 12:03:55 PM

Me 1st! Congratulations on this gorgeous winner Debra! #8912727

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 9/17/2010 12:12:47 PM



Photobucket #8912759

Randy A. Myers level-classic 9/17/2010 12:28:51 PM

A definite winner. Congratulations on getting first place!! #8912818

Linda D. Lester level-classic 9/17/2010 12:32:58 PM

Yeppie....I love this shot! Congratulations on your first place win!!!! Way to go JSB!!! #8912838

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/17/2010 12:35:37 PM

I am so happy the judges agreed with what I said above. HUGE CONGRATZ on the First Place Win!
UB. #8912856

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/17/2010 12:37:12 PM

WooHOOOOO!!!! So happy to see this beauty where it belongs!! BIG BIG congrats to you JSB on this excellent first place winner!!!! #8912868

Agnes Fegan level-classic 9/17/2010 12:53:30 PM

Congratulations Deb on your first place win...awesome shot! #8912935

Bojan Bencic level-classic 9/17/2010 12:57:58 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Debra. #8912949

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 9/17/2010 1:01:33 PM

Huge congrats, Deb, on your awesome winning image. You rock :) #8912975

Rona L. Schwarz 9/17/2010 1:06:16 PM

I knew it! C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S on the GOLD WINNER, Deb!!! #8913008

Jessica Jenney level-classic 9/17/2010 1:29:34 PM

Congratulations, Debra on your stunning First Place Win! #8913118

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/17/2010 2:10:12 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Gold Medal Winner, Debra! It could not happen to a more kind & talented person! #8913277

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 9/17/2010 2:47:28 PM

On your First Place WINNER! 8o) #8913349

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 9/17/2010 2:56:34 PM

Congratulations on this very, very, very unique First Place image Debra! #8913401

Renata Gusciora level-classic 9/17/2010 3:03:57 PM

Big congratualtions on your awesome First Place Winner,Debra!!!:-) #8913436

Sam Britt 9/17/2010 3:19:43 PM

Big Congratulations on this first place winner, Debra! #8913480

Liz blahh 9/17/2010 4:04:33 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful first place winner! #8913614

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/17/2010 4:06:10 PM

AWESOME winner, Deb! :-)♫♪♫ k #8913620

Michael M. Petrizzo level-classic 9/17/2010 4:44:14 PM

Huge congrats on first Deb. Gorgeous image. And Tuscany no less. #8913740

Danny B. Head level-classic 9/17/2010 4:49:21 PM

Outstanding, Debra.. congrats (and it was shot in my favorite place) lol #8913753

Rolando Rosito level-classic 9/17/2010 5:23:12 PM

Big congratulations Debra, Outstanding Winner!!!! #8913856

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 9/17/2010 5:30:36 PM

Congratulations Debra, on your outstanding first place winner. #8913880

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 9/17/2010 5:44:04 PM

JP #8913920

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 9/17/2010 5:44:24 PM

A huge congratulations Deb, this is was an instant favorite. I'm pleased to see it take the TOP prize in the theme! WTG!! #8913923

Thomas E. Hinds 9/17/2010 5:47:00 PM

Wonderful Winner! Big Congratulations, Deb! #8913943

Patti Coblentz level-classic 9/17/2010 6:48:34 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful 1st place win, Deb!! #8914119

Anita Hogue 9/17/2010 7:01:37 PM

WOW, this is just so Awesome! Congratulations!

Marcel J. Fernandez 9/17/2010 7:25:45 PM

Congratulations, Deb on your stunning First Place Winner. #8914227

Rich Helmer 9/17/2010 7:50:33 PM

Great job Debra!!! Outstanding!!! #8914305

Cindy Bendush level-classic 9/17/2010 8:08:20 PM

Huge congratulations on your stunning winner Deb! #8914377

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 9/17/2010 8:37:56 PM

Absolutely out of the world, Deb. Amazing capture, and I love those shadows in B&W. Huge congrats on this spectacular win. #8914452

Ellen Hodges level-classic 9/17/2010 9:27:13 PM

Huge congrats on an extremely gorgeous winner, Deb!!! #8914494

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/17/2010 10:18:28 PM

WTG Deb, this is amazing work girl! huge congrats on your win!!! #8914569

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 9/18/2010 12:57:34 AM

Awesome! Congratulations! #8914666

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 9/18/2010 4:54:27 AM

HUGE congratulations on your INCREDIBLY BEAUTIFUL 1st place WINNER,Deb!!!! #8914822

Leslie McLain level-classic 9/18/2010 4:59:46 AM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Deb. #8914829

Maria Morrow level-classic 9/18/2010 7:19:41 AM

Congratulations Debra, this is an amazing image! #8915213

Jeana Clark 9/18/2010 8:42:04 AM

A huge Congrats Deb for your outstanding 1st place Winner!!!
It's truly Stunning!!!!!

~J~ #8915445

Ken Smith level-classic 9/18/2010 10:35:39 AM

Glad to see this bring home the gold..and 1st place! Stunning is right..very well deserved, Deb! #8915716

Jeff Robinson level-classic 9/18/2010 12:34:54 PM

Congrats Deb on this Wonderful 1st Place Win!! Jeff #8915944

Sharon Sawyer level-classic 9/18/2010 1:43:32 PM

Debra, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding First Place Win!!! #8916121

Tarun Bose level-classic 9/18/2010 2:43:23 PM

Congrats for your winner, Debra. #8916210

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 9/18/2010 4:18:37 PM

Big Congrat's on this spectacular B&W WINNER Deb ~ GT #8916329

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 9/18/2010 4:42:44 PM

I don't know how they could possibly choose...all your images are beautiful! Huge congrats my friend!!! :-) #8916379

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 9/18/2010 7:13:51 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Deb!! Awesome image! #8916596

Ellen Hodges level-classic 9/18/2010 8:18:47 PM

Huge congrats on an awesome winner, Deb!!! #8916715

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 9/19/2010 4:02:57 AM

Big congrats on your win, beautiful B&W! #8917049

Erica Murphy level-classic 9/19/2010 12:42:48 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic WINNER Deb!!!!!! #8918034

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 9/19/2010 3:07:17 PM

Huge congrats my friend!! #8918238

Julianne Bradford level-classic 9/19/2010 5:21:56 PM

Yahoo-o!!! I'm so glad to see this Gold Deb!! A big congratulations!! #8918418

Linda Blair level-classic 9/20/2010 5:46:38 AM

Awesome first place win...congratulations!!!!!! #8919340

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 9/20/2010 9:43:03 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful 1st Place Winner Deb! #8919744

Carol L. Fowler 9/21/2010 11:28:37 AM

Not surprising- Superb Winner! And congrats on all of your other fine Finalists #8922077

Carol Eade level-classic 9/21/2010 2:52:46 PM

What a beautiful B/W Tuscan scene, Debra, and warm congratulations on your first place! #8922349

Valentin M. Armianu level-classic 9/21/2010 4:27:59 PM

Superb Winner, Deb!! Congratulations!! #8922464

Bill Houghton 9/22/2010 3:19:47 AM

Debra, Congratulations on your fantastic win. Have a great day, Bill

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JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 10/15/2010 12:17:42 PM

Wonderful, well deserved win Deb! Congrats..

jo ann c. #8969507

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 11/9/2010 3:35:03 AM

Debra, belated congratulations on your Win!!!

Dominick #9022602

Joseph M. Muench level-classic 7/17/2011 10:33:05 AM

Simply exquisite.
-Joe #9535790

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Taken in Tuscany, Italy.

For the Monthly Theme - Center.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3

Uploaded on 8/19/2010 1:18:42 AM

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Camera: Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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