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Karen E. Michaels Student 4/24/2012 3:58:11 AM

fabulous display of creativity! #1458466

Michelle Alton 4/24/2012 4:00:28 AM

Yes...it's a fantastic capture, Chris. I thought card catalogs had disappeared forever! #10107010

Joy Rector 4/24/2012 4:06:47 AM

beautiful shot #10107041

Katarina Mansson 4/24/2012 4:40:34 AM

Terrific POV, composition, details and tones - love it! #10107143

Dominick M. Dimacale 4/24/2012 4:41:53 AM

Outstanding image and POV here, Chris!


Dominick #10107147

Patricia A. Coblentz 4/24/2012 5:24:39 AM

WOW on the image and the card catalog....amazing, Chris!!! #10107253

Linda D. Lester 4/24/2012 5:33:28 AM

This is really cool....love how you look up at everything! #10107287

Dayna Cain 4/24/2012 8:20:04 AM

Excellent detail, colors are perfect and I had a hard time finding your name on this one. (looking for your logo is my new favorite thing to do...lol) #10107560

Marcie A. Fowler 4/24/2012 11:21:20 AM

Love the details and your creative point of view. #10107773

Bob Cournoyer 4/24/2012 11:29:12 AM

Great pov and clarity... :-) #10107780

Michele Peterson 4/24/2012 3:38:12 PM

Very cool pov! Kind of a surprise perspective. Love it!! #10107963

Zita A. Strother 4/24/2012 7:28:12 PM

Great POV and composition. Love the clarity and attention to detail. #10108268

Christopher J. Budny 4/25/2012 4:01:40 AM

Thank you all very much!
Michelle; they still have their card catalog, but it isn't maintained/updated any longer, having gone electronic.
My image uploaded today, shows what awaits when you step into the vast card catalog rooms beyond this alcove. #10108528

Leslie McLain 4/25/2012 4:28:12 AM

Very creative, Chris. A terrific capture. #10108554

Christopher J. Budny 4/25/2012 5:39:27 AM

Thanks, Leslie! #10108645

Lindley Johnson 4/27/2012 7:11:30 AM

Fantastic composition and POV, Chris - so well done! #10111296

Christopher J. Budny 4/27/2012 8:37:28 AM

Thank you, Lindley! #10111370

Tammy Espino 5/25/2012 6:35:01 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist! #10150364

Phyllis Burchett 5/25/2012 7:23:43 PM

WOW amazing, congrats Chris. #10150708

Michelle L. Frick 5/25/2012 7:39:00 PM

Congratulations Chris! I love how you manage to always capture such beautiful angles/intersections! Way to go! Hope to see this one again soon! #10150787

Michele Peterson 5/25/2012 8:55:42 PM

I still love this one, Chris! Very creatively captured. Congratulations on the finalist!! #10151078

Ellen Hodges 5/25/2012 10:19:59 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck in the next round, Chris! Wow finalist!!!! #10151224

Renee Doyle 5/26/2012 3:36:58 AM

Such a cool pov and deserving finalist! Congratulations Chris! #10151712

Usman M. Bajwa 5/26/2012 4:38:11 AM

Awesome pov and lines, Chris. CONGRATZ and good luck in the next round!

UB. #10151837

Linda D. Lester 5/26/2012 4:52:59 AM

Congratulations Chris!!!! Awesome finalist! #10151882

Monnie Ryan 5/26/2012 5:58:24 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist award, Chris! Fabulous! #10152018

Leslie McLain 5/26/2012 6:01:36 AM

Congrats on a beautiful fianlist, Chris. Love that perspective. #10152031

Lindley Johnson 5/26/2012 8:10:47 AM

Love this image, Chris! Congratulations on your terrific finalist. #10152576

Martha R. Mazon 5/26/2012 9:00:59 AM

An extremely unusual and captivating image, Chris! I love this. Congrats! #10152714

Terry Cervi 5/26/2012 10:19:09 AM

Love your POV, Chris!! Congrats on your terrific finalist! #10152815

David Phalen 5/26/2012 10:42:57 AM

BIG Congrats on a fabulous Finalist!! #10152863

Patricia A. Coblentz 5/26/2012 11:26:10 AM

Big congrats, Chris! #10152954

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/26/2012 11:56:25 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist Chris!

jo ann c. #10153062

Carol L. Quina 5/26/2012 12:46:32 PM

Excellent POV! Congratulations on the finalist! Good luck in the next round!! #10153248

Mitch Spence 5/26/2012 12:49:14 PM

An inspired point of view, Chris. Congratulations. #10153259

Ken Smith 5/26/2012 2:22:46 PM

That's a cool POV, Chris. Congrats to you!! #10153575

Christopher J. Budny 5/26/2012 7:41:34 PM

Many thanks, folks...! The Library is an endless source of great design to photograph! #10154526

Peggy J. Pfister 5/27/2012 3:35:17 PM

A creative and beautiful finalist, Chris! Congrats! #10156040

Don Johnson 5/28/2012 7:52:29 AM

Great shot Chris. You produce some amazing images! #10157090

Christopher J. Budny 5/28/2012 10:39:56 AM

Thank you both, very much! #10157298

Thomas A. Statas 5/29/2012 9:58:44 AM

Congratulations... You did it again.. Nice work.

Tom #10158949

Bob Cournoyer 5/29/2012 10:04:38 AM

Woo Hoo, Chris... :-) #10158974

Leslie McLain 5/29/2012 10:28:34 AM

Congrats on a fantastic winner, Chris. #10159061

Michele Peterson 5/29/2012 10:30:47 AM

Not surprised to see this get a gold badge! Congratulations, Chris!! #10159069

Agnes Fegan 5/29/2012 10:41:46 AM

Congrats on your winning image! #10159111

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 5/29/2012 10:44:12 AM

WTG on this awesome winner, Chris! :-) k #10159122

Mitch Spence 5/29/2012 10:46:19 AM

Excellent stuff, Chris. Congratulations. #10159129

Patricia A. Coblentz 5/29/2012 11:05:16 AM

Such a unique and terrific image, Chris...like Mitch said, "good stuff!" Congratulations on your gold win! #10159178

Don Johnson 5/29/2012 11:06:17 AM

Congrats! Wonderful shot and a well deserved winner! #10159183

Monnie Ryan 5/29/2012 12:39:08 PM

WTG Chris! Congratulations! #10159330

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/29/2012 1:13:37 PM

Big congratulations on this outstanding 2nd Place Gold Winner Christopher!

And sooo well deserved too..I just love it!

jo ann c. #10159457

Mary Beth Aiello 5/29/2012 1:26:27 PM

What a fantastic POV, Chris. Huge congrats on this beautiful Gold. #10159526

Kay Beausoleil 5/29/2012 1:59:15 PM

Congratulations on your win, Chris -- such an intriguing image! #10159628

Val Feldman 5/29/2012 2:04:38 PM

Spectacular pov..and a spectacular capture and...a very deserving and outstanding GOLD win, Chris! Warmest congrats!! #10159642

Tammy Espino 5/29/2012 3:16:31 PM

Congrats on this well deserved win :) #10159814

Christopher J. Budny 5/29/2012 3:35:38 PM

What a treat! Thank you all very much for the kind words! The Library of Congress should be on every must-see list, for anyone visiting DC! #10159860

Phyllis Burchett 5/29/2012 3:39:38 PM

Congrats Chris on your win! #10159875

Ellen Hodges 5/29/2012 3:53:26 PM

Huge congrats on a fantastic winner, Chris!! #10159901

David Phalen 5/29/2012 5:35:18 PM

BIG Congrats on your Winner!! #10160087

Renee Doyle 5/29/2012 6:00:43 PM

Glad to see this one in the winners circle Chris!!! BIG congratulations to you! #10160147

R. J. Laudenbacher 5/29/2012 6:28:02 PM

Congrats, Chris on your fabulous winner! #10160223

Peggy J. Pfister 5/29/2012 6:48:37 PM

Big congrats, Chris! Well done! #10160281

Katarina Mansson 5/29/2012 11:14:25 PM

This is such a striking image - spot on! Congratulations on your winner Chris! #10160661

Christopher J. Budny 5/30/2012 3:44:17 AM

Thank you all very much! #10160841

Usman M. Bajwa 5/30/2012 5:53:33 AM

WTG Chris. Huge CONGRATZ on the Second Place Winner!

UB. #10161055

Connie J. Bagot 5/30/2012 6:06:38 AM

Amazing perspective and very beautiful photo---congratulations Chris! #10161092

Terry Cervi 5/30/2012 6:10:23 AM

Congrats on your fantastic win, Chris! #10161108

Gail P. Sullivan 5/30/2012 6:44:06 AM

Fantastic work, Christopher...congrats! #10161192

Debra R. Harder 5/30/2012 7:31:38 AM

Perfect in every way, Christopher! Huge congratulations on your BRILLIANT GOLD WINNER!! Deb #10161296

Lindley Johnson 5/30/2012 8:29:08 AM

Big congratulations on your terrific winner, Chris. #10161385

Carol L. Quina 5/30/2012 10:11:20 AM

Congratulations on the win Chris! #10161526

Christopher J. Budny 5/30/2012 11:17:07 AM

Thank you all very much! #10161647

Patricia (Pat) C. Exum 5/31/2012 2:44:50 AM

Chris,

Congratulations on your win, it's a wonderful shot! #10162549

Christopher J. Budny 5/31/2012 3:36:17 AM

Thanks, Pat! Long time---hope all's well with you! #10162600

Dayna Cain 5/31/2012 5:54:01 AM

WTG Chris! Excellent work! #10162751

Christopher J. Budny 5/31/2012 8:59:34 AM

Thanks, Dayna! #10162946

Thomas E. Hinds 5/31/2012 6:33:42 PM

So well done, Chris! Congratulations on your Winner! #10163688

Christopher J. Budny 6/1/2012 4:31:50 AM

Thank you, Thomas! #10164210

Patricia (Pat) C. Exum 6/2/2012 3:19:45 AM

Hi Chris, Doing well in SC, have taken up painting and still doing a little photography, not as much as I would like thought. Miss all by DC friends!
#10165441

Dave Montero 6/8/2012 4:21:52 PM

I apologize for my tardiness. Congratulations on your gold award for this very dramatic and fantastic capture Chris!!! #10173446

Christopher J. Budny 6/8/2012 6:48:48 PM

Hope you get up here on a visit sometime, Pat!
Thank you, Dave; glad you like it! #10173701

Mick Burkey 6/12/2012 6:24:17 PM

Congratulations, Chris!! Very provocative POV. #10178126

Christopher J. Budny 6/13/2012 3:42:24 AM

Thanks, Mick! The ultra-wide lens definitely encourages straight-upwards compositions, I find! #10178395

Amanda D. Austwick 7/22/2012 8:14:15 AM

Love the POV and the patterns. Congratulations on your Gold win! #10239953

Christopher J. Budny 7/22/2012 8:14:45 AM

Thanks, Amanda! #10239954

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Description

An alcove off the Library of Congress' Main Reading Room (the soaring dome of which appears at the top) leads to thousands of card catalog drawers.
4/12 Second Place - T&P

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/6 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 4/24/2012 3:48:08 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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