Biking in Florence

© Patricia A. Coblentz

Biking in Florence

Dr Silly level-classic 3/19/2011 1:40:20 AM

Wonderful capture and I love the Title. :O) #1362025

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/19/2011 1:43:40 AM

Thanks very much, Doc! I love YOUR entry today :)) #9298821

Katarina Mansson level-classic 3/19/2011 1:48:15 AM

Lovely capture and presentation Patti! #9298827

Brett Dolsen 3/19/2011 1:48:23 AM

Great POV,Colour and treatment Patricia!!Well Done!! #9298828

Michelle Alton level-classic 3/19/2011 2:44:40 AM

Wonderful! Back at home I am constantly amazed by the huge number of parked bicycles in Urban America! #9298858

Sarah A. Christian level-classic 3/19/2011 3:06:38 AM

It is an excellent image Patti, and very well done! #9298873

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 3/19/2011 3:23:50 AM

Outstanding composiiton, tones and title!! Jeff #9298892

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 3/19/2011 3:29:00 AM

Love this, Patti. Excellent comp. tones and title. #9298904

Jack Gaskin level-classic 3/19/2011 4:25:28 AM

GREAT WORK a very BUSY Capture w/wonderful detail and colors.. The cost of driving is getting frightening.

Happy Peddling
Jack
#9298963

Joy Rector level-classic 3/19/2011 4:50:42 AM

great shot #9298990

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 3/19/2011 5:26:44 AM

I like the darker tones of this, mixed with the slight "glow" the bikes seem to have. Nice work! #9299029

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 3/19/2011 5:42:31 AM

Yes, a 'green' theme for sure! Beautifully captured and lovely treatment, Patti! #9299067

Monnie Ryan level-classic 3/19/2011 5:53:09 AM

I'm about to resort to this mode of transportation given the price of gasoline now, Patti! Terrific capture! #9299103

Karen Celella level-classic 3/19/2011 6:11:16 AM

Wonderful treatment to bring out the rich tones and colors, Patti. #9299137

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/19/2011 6:11:20 AM

Good morning and thanks, everyone! Hope you are off to a good start of the weekend :)

Ha, Monnie...I love bike riding...except in the mountains...these are steep inclines! #9299139

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 3/19/2011 6:37:04 AM

Dang
I was going to post a bike tomorrow
Having second thoughts Now!

This is sensational Patti
The comp is wonderful
Love how the eye is drawn to the blue bike and red marker

Fabulous work! #9299187

Linda D. Lester level-classic 3/19/2011 7:01:08 AM

Wonderful shot...love the treatment! #9299231

Bojan Bencic level-classic 3/19/2011 7:14:12 AM

Great soft treatment, Patricia. Nice MT entry. #9299254

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 3/19/2011 8:04:55 AM

Hi Patricia,Your work will always be my favorites.Beautiful capture my friend.Wonderful color and treatment.LOL!The price of gas hurting us out here in the west!!!!!! #9299313

Michele Peterson level-classic 3/19/2011 9:27:28 AM

Love the effects on this! Great image with all of the bicycles and details! #9299405

Lorna Shutter level-classic 3/19/2011 9:51:34 AM

Wow! Love the treatment you've applied here, Patti Cake! The colours and tones are amazing! Fabulous lighting and comp in this beautiful European capture! A perfect MT entry, my friend! Hope you're keeping well! :) #9299416

Kathy Salerni level-classic 3/19/2011 11:16:39 AM

Great for the MT, Patti! Beautiful treatment on this outstadning image! So well done! #9299487

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 3/19/2011 11:19:01 AM

Wonderful editing, Patti! Your control of the soft blur captures a nostalgic emotion so nicely.
Steve #9299489

Ann H. Belus level-classic 3/19/2011 2:19:45 PM

Excellent, Patti! I love the color tones! #9299704

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 3/19/2011 3:03:52 PM

Wonderful street scene, Patricia! Fantastic composition and treatment and it is perfect for the monthly theme! #9299764

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 3/19/2011 3:38:09 PM

Great treatment on this beautiful capture Patti! #9299815

Jean E. Hildebrant 3/19/2011 4:06:52 PM

Very cool! Love it! If this is trial and error I can't wait to see what you come up with when you have it all down! ;-) #9299851

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 3/19/2011 5:46:54 PM

Superb clarity, tones, textures, lighting, perspective & MT entry here! WTG, Patti! #9299914

Daniella Puente level-classic 3/19/2011 5:57:00 PM

Very well seen and captured Patti, love the textures and scene! #9299924

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/19/2011 6:15:12 PM

Thanks very much for all of your nice comments...I really appreciate them :)

(part of my commitment to do all (well most) of my entries this month using the Nik midnight filter) #9299972

Dick W. Wyatt level-classic 3/20/2011 12:06:45 AM

Outstanding color and treatment Patricia.
Very well done. #9300234

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/20/2011 3:06:52 AM

Thanks, Dick! #9300323

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 3/20/2011 8:31:06 AM

Beautiful street scene with bikes! Great depth and color! Wonderful capture, Patti! #9300859

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/20/2011 8:34:51 AM

Thank you, Tom :) #9300873

Karen Slagle level-classic 3/20/2011 5:09:27 PM

Fantastic title and image, Patricia. We should all be doing more of this... #9301498

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/20/2011 5:13:05 PM

Thanks, Karen, and I agree! #9301514

Ellen Hodges level-classic 3/21/2011 7:13:10 PM

Looks like bike sales are UP, Patti!! Fantastic pov and color!!! #9307200

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/21/2011 7:21:33 PM

Cheaper and healthier...and a green thing, to boot :)
Thanks, Ellen! #9307228

Terry Cervi level-classic 3/21/2011 9:30:39 PM

Exceptional work, Patti! Awesome detail and color! #9307454

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/22/2011 6:56:35 AM

Thank you, Terry! #9308559

Carmody Baker level-classic 3/22/2011 12:51:01 PM

Patti I have been strolling through your site. Beautiful captures!! I love the NIK Midnight treatment. #9309399

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/23/2011 5:40:27 AM

Thank you, Carmody! #9311924

Allen O. Howard 3/23/2011 8:31:03 AM

Very, VERY nice! Colors, details and tones are wonderful!!! #9312389

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 3/24/2011 9:47:06 PM

Another favorite, Patti! Excellent composition, with outstanding detail and clarity and terrific processing. A great monthly theme entry, too! #9315744

Renata Gusciora level-classic 3/27/2011 8:00:08 AM

Great capture,Patti!Fantastic composition and lighting! #9319907

Bill Houghton level-classic 3/28/2011 4:28:39 AM

Patricia, this is a beautiful capture. You did a great job in getting this shot. Thanks for your comments. Have a great week, Bill #9321677

Emile Abbott level-classic 3/29/2011 12:13:25 PM

Great for the MT and excellent photojournalistic capture Patti #9324322

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/29/2011 12:21:48 PM

Thanks very much Allen, Rona, Renata, Bill, and Emile! #9324339

Tammy Espino level-classic 9/25/2011 4:44:59 PM

Congrats on your awesome finalist!! :) #9691247

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 9/25/2011 5:29:26 PM

Beautiful Finalist, Patti! Congratulations! #9691724

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 9/25/2011 5:34:45 PM

A big congratulations,Patricia.WTG My friend!!! #9691781

Gord MacEachern level-classic 9/25/2011 5:37:13 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, good luck next round Patti! #9691805

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 9/25/2011 5:56:29 PM

Excellent image and processing, Patti! Congrats on your finalist! #9691970

Karen Slagle level-classic 9/25/2011 6:09:16 PM

Huge congrats on your awesome finalist, Patricia. Best of luck next round. #9692070

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 9/25/2011 6:45:15 PM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Patti. #9692304

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 9/25/2011 7:17:11 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding image making it to the finalist round Patti. Good luck! #9692483

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 9/25/2011 7:18:49 PM

Congratulations Patti on this well deserved finalist entry and best of luck in the next round. #9692491

Wm Nosal level-classic 9/25/2011 7:36:16 PM

Wonderful Shot, Patricia!
Congratulations! #9692592

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 9/25/2011 8:10:40 PM

Congratulations Patti!! WTG :) #9692808

Freddy Bland 9/25/2011 8:17:40 PM

An awesome capture, Patricia!! Many congratulations on this terrific Finalist!! #9692848

Lorna Shutter 9/25/2011 8:24:46 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this fabulous image, Patti Cake!!!!! Best of luck in the next round, my friend!!! :)
Photobucket #9692887

Ellen Hodges level-classic 9/25/2011 8:57:18 PM

Huge congrats on this fab finalist, Patti!! Very best luck!!1 #9693044

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 9/25/2011 9:42:13 PM

A wonderful capture of this sight in Florence Patricia. Excellent photography and a very well deserved recognition. Congratulations! #9693180

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 9/25/2011 10:12:23 PM

An evocative finalist, Patti! Congratulations!
Steve #9693269

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 9/25/2011 10:41:07 PM

Love this one, Patti! Outstanding composition and your treatment is superb - the bikes do seem to glow and they almost seem 3-dimensional against the more muted textured background. Big Congrats on this Finalist and good luck in the next round! #9693337

Bojan Bencic level-classic 9/26/2011 12:15:09 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Patricia. #9693667

Nadia Paul level-classic 9/26/2011 1:50:33 AM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Patti! #9693905

Brett Dolsen 9/26/2011 2:28:45 AM

Gorgeous finalist and congratulations Patricia! #9694046

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/26/2011 2:40:35 AM

congratulations for your fantastic finalist Patti!!! #9694090

Stephen Zacker level-classic 9/26/2011 3:37:28 AM

Like all those colors. Congratulations #9694264

Danny B. Head level-classic 9/26/2011 6:47:11 AM

Beautifully processed and I love the subject! Congrats! #9694967

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 9/26/2011 7:47:32 AM

A beautiful image and finalist,Patti! Congratulations!!
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Val Feldman level-classic 9/26/2011 8:13:10 AM

Wish I had your grand and close relationship with the Nik Midnight Filter! :) This is wonderful, Patti - the charming very Old World scene, as well as, the marvelous processing you and Mr. Midnight accomplished! :) Congratulations on a superb Finalist! #9695308

Carol Flisak level-classic 9/26/2011 8:45:09 AM

Beautiful image, Patti... love the composition and treatment. Congrats on your finalist! #9695436

Julie Burnett level-classic 9/26/2011 11:06:39 AM

This is so striking, Patti, the composition, textures and treatment are superb! Congratulations, and the best of luck!! #9695950

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 9/26/2011 12:59:35 PM

amazing finalist, Patricia! Huge congratulations! #9696393

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 9/26/2011 1:07:06 PM

Congratulations on this super
finalist Pat!

jo ann c. #9696420

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/26/2011 1:57:29 PM

Congratulations & good luck, Patti! WTG! #9696613

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 9/26/2011 2:57:44 PM

Huge congratulations on your EXCELLENT Finalist, Patti!!! #9696880

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/26/2011 3:03:45 PM

Thank you so much for your kind comments! #9696898

Susan Fox level-classic 9/26/2011 3:19:40 PM

Congratulations! #9696948

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 9/26/2011 5:41:40 PM

Glad this went in again; congratulations! #9697420

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/26/2011 5:46:29 PM

Thank you Susan, and Chris! #9697448

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/26/2011 10:33:41 PM

gorgeous winner, congratulations Patti!!! #9698284

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 9/26/2011 11:13:26 PM

Wonderful Winner,Patti!! HUGE congratulations!!!! #9698381

Katarina Mansson level-classic 9/26/2011 11:38:06 PM

WTG Patti - congratulations on this superb winner! #9698487

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 9/27/2011 12:25:28 AM

Huge congratulations! #9698598

Alan L. Borror level-classic 9/27/2011 1:55:24 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Patti! #9698733

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/27/2011 2:03:44 AM

Beautiful work!! Congratulations Patti! #9698750

Danny B. Head level-classic 9/27/2011 3:21:04 AM

Love this one! Congrats! #9698896

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 9/27/2011 3:53:59 AM

Congratulations once more, Patti! #9698973

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 9/27/2011 4:21:11 AM

Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING Gold winner, Patti!!! #9699102

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/27/2011 4:30:25 AM

beautiful light and treatment, Patti. HUGE CONGRATZ on the beautiful Gold Winner, WTG!!!

UB. #9699148

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 9/27/2011 4:32:12 AM

Super job, Patti! Congrats! #9699156

Lorna Shutter level-classic 9/27/2011 4:39:08 AM

Photobucket
WTG, Ms. America!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win!!!!! :) #9699173

Lorna Shutter level-classic 9/27/2011 4:41:42 AM

Did I say Ms. America? ... I meant, Patti Cake! LOL! :D #9699184

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 9/27/2011 4:50:49 AM

WTG My Friend,A Big Congratulations Patricia!!!! #9699226

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 9/27/2011 5:07:45 AM

Congratulations Patti on your second place win. #9699261

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 9/27/2011 5:34:04 AM

So glad to see this, Patti! WTG! Huge congratulations! #9699346

Renata Gusciora level-classic 9/27/2011 5:49:42 AM

Big congratulations on your fantastic Winner,Patti!!!:-) #9699414

Jessica Jenney level-classic 9/27/2011 6:03:52 AM

Congratulations, Patricia on your fabulous winner! #9699468

Val Feldman level-classic 9/27/2011 6:24:30 AM

Celebration Time! Bring out the marching band! Huge congrats, my friend, on a fabulous Gold Win!! #9699553

Tammy Espino level-classic 9/27/2011 6:25:25 AM

Congrats on your win! :) #9699562

Ellen Hodges level-classic 9/27/2011 6:31:52 AM

Huge congrats on a fantastic winner, Patti!! #9699593

Terry Cervi level-classic 9/27/2011 6:43:01 AM

Love this, Patti! Congrats on your win! #9699661

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 9/27/2011 7:25:19 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Winning image! #9699855

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/27/2011 7:29:01 AM

This was quite a nice surprise...thank you all so much!! #9699883

Monnie Ryan level-classic 9/27/2011 7:51:50 AM

Loved this one from the git-go, Patti - congratulations! #9700005

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/27/2011 7:55:07 AM

Thank you, Monnie! #9700016

Carla Capra level-classic 9/27/2011 8:23:06 AM

This is a great image, Patricia.
Congratulations.
;) CC #9700108

Courtenay Vanderbilt 9/27/2011 8:39:37 AM

Well deserved, Patti! Congratulations! #9700203

Debra R. Harder level-classic 9/27/2011 8:42:05 AM

This is FABULOUS, Patti! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! Deb #9700218

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/27/2011 8:47:05 AM

Thank you very much Carla, Courtenay, and Deb! #9700246

Bojan Bencic level-classic 9/27/2011 9:00:10 AM

Congratulations, Patricia! #9700311

Stephen Zacker level-classic 9/27/2011 10:45:38 AM

Fantastic. Congratulations #9700492

Susan Fox level-classic 9/27/2011 11:04:33 AM

Congratulations on your winning photo #9700544

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/27/2011 11:10:59 AM

Thank you Bojan, Stephen, and Susan! #9700554

Freddy Bland 9/27/2011 11:23:53 AM

WTG, Patricia!! Huge congratulations to you!! #9700588

Steve M. Harrington 9/27/2011 11:49:29 AM

Congratulations on a fine win, Patti!
Steve #9700625

Mitch Spence level-classic 9/27/2011 12:24:52 PM

Great street scene, Patti. Congratulations. #9700655

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 9/27/2011 12:53:25 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic winner, Patricia! #9700716

Leslie McLain level-classic 9/27/2011 12:59:05 PM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Patti. Love it. #9700739

Karen E. Baumann 9/27/2011 2:50:42 PM

Love biking and love this winner, Patti! Congratulations! #9700995

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/27/2011 2:58:16 PM

Thank you all for you very nice comments :) #9701020

Emile Abbott level-classic 9/27/2011 3:00:54 PM

A huge Texas congratulations on your great gold winner Patti #9701028

Richard B. Hallick level-classic 9/27/2011 3:03:43 PM

I love the mood you have captured in the street scene with bicycles. Beautiful and compelling. Congratulations on the gold award. #9701035

Carol Flisak level-classic 9/27/2011 4:04:44 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful winner, Patti! #9701136

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 9/27/2011 4:30:36 PM

WTG on this wonderful winner, Patti! :-) k #9701216

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/27/2011 4:34:13 PM

Thank you very much Emile, Richard, Carol, and Kitty! #9701221

David Phalen level-classic 9/27/2011 6:00:24 PM

BIG Congrats on a fabulous Winner!! #9701408

Michele Peterson level-classic 9/27/2011 6:18:00 PM

A wonderful win, Patti! Congratulations!! I love the "look" of this image! :-) #9701445

Kathy Salerni level-classic 9/27/2011 7:59:37 PM

Big congrats on winning Gold, Patti! #9701629

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 9/28/2011 3:19:15 AM

Congratulations Patti on your Win!!!


Dominick #9702235

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 9/28/2011 5:20:42 AM

Congratulations, Patti! #9702572

Julie Burnett level-classic 9/28/2011 6:00:47 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved Gold Win, Patti!! #9702657

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 9/28/2011 7:31:05 AM

Simply gorgeous, Patti. Huge congrats. #9702911

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 9/28/2011 8:07:40 AM

Congratulations on your Gold badge, Patti!!! #9702982

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/28/2011 9:25:37 AM

Congratulations on this skillful & exceptional WInner, Patti! WTG! #9703144

Carmody Baker level-classic 9/28/2011 8:00:48 PM

Patti,
Funny I was on your website staring at this wonderful picture and didn't realize that it won till right now. Congratulations!!!! #9704120

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/28/2011 8:04:49 PM

Thanks, Carmody! It only won this recent go around...it was a re-sub :)
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Cesar J. La Rosa level-classic 9/29/2011 6:23:19 AM

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL and well-deserved Winner, Patti!!!
Cesar #9704980

David M. Montero level-classic 9/30/2011 7:21:39 AM

Congratulations on your second place selection of this marvelous image Patricia! #9707101

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/30/2011 8:52:59 AM

Thank you Cesar, and Dave! #9707283

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 10/3/2011 9:30:18 AM

BIG congrats Patti on this fabulous winner!!! #9713400

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 10/3/2011 9:36:43 AM

And a BIG thank you to you, Phyllis!! #9713415

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 10/3/2011 10:10:08 PM

Sorry to be so late,Patti, but HUGE CONGRATS on this most marvelous winner! Love this! #9714704

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 10/13/2011 4:44:14 PM


Congratulations!
You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna


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Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic 6/4/2013 6:47:07 PM

I love the softness of this street scene, Patti. :o) #10722269

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 6/4/2013 7:51:12 PM

Thank you, Joanna! This is one of my favorite images...so glad you like it.

Thanks for all of your generous comments! #10722318


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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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