The old lady & the cat

© Katarina Mansson

The old lady & the cat

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 4/26/2012 9:43:47 AM

Amazing image and composition here, Katta!

Dominick #1459014

Bob Cournoyer level-addict 4/26/2012 9:47:58 AM

You found Nikki's cat Houdini! Great eye to get this shot... :-) #10110190

Michelle Alton level-addict 4/26/2012 10:37:37 AM

What a wonderful work of photographic artistry, Kata. #10110213

Joy Rector level-addict 4/26/2012 12:53:54 PM

beautiful shot #10110335

Zita A. Strother level-addict 4/26/2012 1:45:19 PM

Outstanding! #10110396

Christopher Budny level-addict 4/26/2012 2:00:23 PM

Beautiful processing, Katta! #10110417

Patti Coblentz level-addict 4/26/2012 2:50:44 PM

Wonderful composition, vivid color, and texture! I love the little lady with her beret and red handbag + of course little Houdini in the window. Marvelous image, Katta. #10110441

Marcie A. Fowler level-addict 4/26/2012 3:02:00 PM

Very well done. Excellent capture of everyday life. #10110446

David M. Montero 4/27/2012 12:08:29 PM

Artistic excellence Katarina!!! #10111618

Nikki McDonald level-addict 5/29/2012 6:25:09 AM

Wonderful colors, textures, light and composition, Katta. I love the lady especially and the cat is a second great touch. Well seen, taken and presented. #10158650

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 5/31/2012 2:30:21 AM

Well well well... this is absolute perfection of an MT entry, Katta. Love all the details, the lady, the cat, the street and comp. I think I am looking at a Winner here, good luck!

UB. #10162544

Leslie McLain level-addict 6/18/2012 5:32:06 PM

A winner for sure, Katarina. Congrats on a fantastic finalist. #10186496

Patricia A. Casey level-addict 6/18/2012 5:49:40 PM

We will see this one again is so beautifully captured and a perfect simple title....says it all.....lovely lovely.....Congratulations on this Finalist as well....and all the very best in the next round for this one!!!! #10186594

Nikki McDonald level-addict 6/18/2012 6:25:09 PM

Wonderful color and the lady and the cat are the perfect touches, Katta. Congratulations on the Finalist and good luck in the next round. #10186780

The Judges at level-addict 6/18/2012 7:05:50 PM

Very evocative image #10186989

Stefania Barbier level-addict 6/18/2012 11:53:40 PM

congratulations on your beautiful finalist Katarina!!! #10187745

Christopher Budny level-addict 6/19/2012 5:35:52 AM

Wonderful, wonderful! Great capture, Katarina; congratulations! #10188169

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 6/19/2012 5:46:11 AM

Going in the right direction I believe, good luck, Katarina. And CONGRATZ on the other three Finalists as well!!

UB. #10188221

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 6/19/2012 6:00:10 AM

Wowza! Congratulations on this awesome finalist Katarina!

jo ann c. #10188295

The Judges at level-addict 6/19/2012 10:38:40 AM

Beautifully rendered image of a street scene. the old woman & cat add so much! #10189291

Michele Peterson level-addict 6/19/2012 7:07:50 PM

This one makes me smile. Another congratulations for another great finalist! #10190362

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 6/20/2012 12:42:27 AM

So beautiful Katta, huge congrats!!! #10190861

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 6/20/2012 8:39:08 AM

You go Katta!!! Another amazing GRAND PRIZE WIN!!! I am soooooo happy for you!!! #10191276

Christopher Budny level-addict 6/20/2012 8:45:31 AM

OMG!! Congratulations, Katta! #10191283

Patricia A. Casey level-addict 6/20/2012 8:45:34 AM

Oh wonderful....Congratulations Katarina.....This really is such a beauty! Cheers to you! #10191284

Jessica Jenney level-addict 6/20/2012 8:52:35 AM

Congratulations, Katarina on your fabulous Grand Prize Win! #10191310

Jim Miotke level-addict 6/20/2012 8:53:08 AM

Yes, when a photo is awesome, it's awesome. You are an INCREDIBLE photographer and I give you my highest praise and congratulations. It's an honor to view your work, Katarina - it is consistently outstanding. #10191312

William C. Raco level-addict 6/20/2012 8:55:16 AM

Great photo, Kata
Congratulations on the Grand Prize

Millie A. Talarico level-addict 6/20/2012 9:05:14 AM

I love the judges choice, this is so deserving, congratulations! #10191361

Lee Canham 6/20/2012 9:06:47 AM

A Fabulous Win Katarina.. Grattis Grattis och flera ganger til..GRATTISGRATTISGRATTIS.
I am so Happy for you.. well deserved,well earned and very well done..
Best Wishes to you .. Ive only ever seen your thumbnail photo but I can see a bigger smile on your face now..
Lee #10191366

Michele Peterson level-addict 6/20/2012 9:11:02 AM

Woo-Hoo!!!!! I am sooo happy for you, Katta!!! HUGE congratulations! #10191377

Errick L. Cameron level-addict 6/20/2012 9:38:08 AM

BP made a wise choice! #10191429

Monnie Ryan level-addict 6/20/2012 9:39:05 AM

Just wonderful - congratulations! #10191430

Kathy Salerni level-addict 6/20/2012 9:42:07 AM

Congratulations on your Gold Winning Grand Prize image, Katarina! #10191437

Gail Vitikacs level-addict 6/20/2012 9:47:06 AM

Beautiful and congratulations!

Fax Sinclair level-addict 6/20/2012 9:57:54 AM

Aloha Katarina,
I won the Details and Macro catagory with Heart Bubbles 2 -- and I don't have to be upset that some stupid pic got the grand prize -- because Old Lady and Cat is awesome art. It has all I think great photography should have: Of the moment, emotion, interest, beauty and technique. This image is a perfect choice as GRAND PRIZE! #10191475

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 6/20/2012 10:07:30 AM

Big congratulations on your Fantastic GRAND PRIZE Katarina!

jo ann c. #10191495

Bojan Bencic level-addict 6/20/2012 10:09:07 AM

Congratulations on your win, Katarina. Excellent photo. #10191498

Kara L. Hendricks level-addict 6/20/2012 10:14:55 AM

You NEVER disappoint! HUGE CONGRATS my friend!!! #10191522

Chuck Bruton level-addict 6/20/2012 10:16:39 AM

Congratulations, great image ! #10191535

Errick L. Cameron level-addict 6/20/2012 10:20:49 AM

Totally agree!!! #10191567

Dayna Cain level-addict 6/20/2012 10:26:18 AM

This truly is an incredible image. I have been watching your work for awhile (highly recommended by Chris Budny) and he is absolutely right. Your work is amazing and this image is very deserving of the GRAND PRIZE WIN!!!!!! Congrats! #10191611

Leslie McLain level-addict 6/20/2012 10:35:11 AM

Knew this would be a winner. Big congrats on an amazing win. #10191672

Carol Flisak level-addict 6/20/2012 10:39:33 AM

Huge congrats on a wonderful winner, Katarina! #10191699

Janet Fikar level-addict 6/20/2012 11:19:45 AM

Absolutely stunning work. I love it! #10191838

Daniella Puente level-addict 6/20/2012 11:52:19 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful photo Katta!!! a wonderful story :) and btw congrats on your other great winners too!!! #10191933

Kathryn Wesserling level-addict 6/20/2012 11:57:37 AM

What a wonderful street scene, Katarina. Congratulations for the Grand. #10191953

Terry A. Stoa level-addict 6/20/2012 12:06:39 PM

It's all been said - outstanding image, Katta. #10191986

Mariann Kovats level-addict 6/20/2012 12:08:20 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding Grand Prize win! #10191992

Phyllis H. Burchett level-addict 6/20/2012 12:16:59 PM

BIG congrats Katarina! #10192023

Terry Cervi level-addict 6/20/2012 12:23:19 PM

Amazing work, Katarina! Congrats on your Grand Prize win! #10192044

Mary Beth Aiello level-addict 6/20/2012 1:20:48 PM

Katta -- What a month... and another Grand Prize. Huge congrats on this spectacular win. #10192210

Rona L. Schwarz 6/20/2012 1:53:50 PM

Huge congratulations on your Grand Prize, Katarina! A marvelous street scene, so well-seen and beautifully presented. What a great month for you!! #10192263

Renee Doyle level-addict 6/20/2012 2:06:24 PM

HUGE congratulations to you Katta on another outstanding GP Winner!!!! WTG!!! #10192287

Lindley Johnson level-addict 6/20/2012 2:07:46 PM

I love these iconic narrow European streets, and you did an amazing job capturing this one. Perfect timing with the woman and the cat, wonderful light, color, and composition. Congratulations on your fantastic Grand Prize, Katarina. #10192290

Christine Pentecost 6/20/2012 3:07:25 PM

A truly fabulous image. Congrats on your win!! #10192458

Emile Abbott level-addict 6/20/2012 3:35:02 PM

Wonderful street image and truly deserving of the GRAND PRIZE WINNER. Congratulations, Katarina. #10192532

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 6/20/2012 3:38:16 PM

Well, well, well, ..... Katta. Nothing more to add, just very very glad on your COOL Grand Prize Winner ;)

UB. #10192546

Dr Silly level-addict 6/20/2012 3:42:59 PM

Katta, congratulations on y0our wonderful Grand Prize. :O)

Betty McCalley level-addict 6/20/2012 3:50:36 PM

Wow! Congratulations! #10192587

Debra R. Harder 6/20/2012 5:13:34 PM

Huge congratulations, Katarina, on your fabulous GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!! #10192763

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 6/20/2012 5:33:17 PM

Congratulations, Katarina, on your Grand Prize and other wins!

Awesome photography!!!
Debby #10192828

Carmody Baker 6/20/2012 6:31:34 PM

I love this one! Congratulations Katarina. #10192950

Maria Coulson 6/20/2012 6:35:24 PM

HUGE congratulations on an outstanding GP Winner. #10192967

Tarun Bose 6/20/2012 6:43:16 PM

Big congrats for your outstanding grand prize winner. #10192988

Michael Umbreit 6/20/2012 6:45:36 PM

Katta - Congratulations on another outstanding winner!!! - Mike #10192995

Nancy Marie Ricketts 6/20/2012 6:48:12 PM

Another Awesome Grand Prize Winner, Katarina! Love the composition and the story you tell here-Just perfection. #10193005

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 6/20/2012 7:33:29 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Grand Prize Winner, Katarina! Happy for you!

Charles C. Berkeley level-addict 6/20/2012 8:01:21 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner! Keep them coming! Charles #10193192

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-addict 6/20/2012 8:42:12 PM

HUGE Congratulations on your captivating Grand winner,Katarina!! #10193247

Karen E. Baumann level-addict 6/20/2012 9:27:40 PM

Score!!! Congratulations Katta! A terrific image to capture the Grand Gold! Hope the lady gets some of the proceeds (kidding) #10193279

Mary K. Robison level-addict 6/21/2012 12:07:00 AM

Congratulations on your superb Grand Prize Winner! #10193406

Stefania Barbier level-addict 6/21/2012 2:03:06 AM

WTG huge congrats on you GORGEOUS GP winner!!! #10193496

Alexandra Hankova level-addict 6/21/2012 3:02:29 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful, colourful winner. :-) #10193553

Anita Hogue 6/21/2012 4:38:41 AM

Congratulations on your fabulous grand prize win! #10193666

Christine Czernin level-addict 6/21/2012 5:57:10 AM

Thi so human, so everyday life and you caught it so beautifully, Katta.
Your grand prize is the proper recognition from BP.
Huge congratulations on your triple gold. #10193842

Larry L. Redmon level-addict 6/21/2012 6:13:32 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding accomplishment, Katarina! Truly a wonderful image!


Kay Beausoleil level-addict 6/21/2012 6:18:26 AM

Huge congratulations, Katarina, on this so very merited Grand Prize! #10193876

JudyAnn Rector level-addict 6/21/2012 9:52:14 AM

Stunning image, Katarina... CONGRATULATIONS! #10194166

Mike R. Howe 6/21/2012 2:54:36 PM

Congratulations Katarina...beauutiful image...well deserved!!! #10194563

Susan Fox 6/21/2012 4:36:44 PM

Awesome photo Katarina!!! Congrats on your grand prize win!!!!!!! Love the cat in the window #10194688

David Phalen 6/21/2012 5:16:58 PM


It is such a pleasure to see your work!! #10194723

Carol Eade level-addict 6/21/2012 7:00:05 PM

Gorgeous Grand Prize image, congratulations! #10194899

Ellen Hodges level-addict 6/21/2012 8:06:58 PM

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Katarina!!!! Wonderful in every way!!!! #10195013

Lydia Williams level-addict 6/22/2012 8:16:26 AM

Fantastic image, Katarina! Congratulations on your Grand Prize Gold Medal Win!!! #10195598

Laurence Saliba level-addict 6/22/2012 12:08:47 PM

A BIG Congrats Katarina!!!!! #10195789

Judy V. Kennamer level-addict 6/22/2012 5:39:30 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winner Katarina!!!! #10196026

David M. Montero 6/23/2012 11:15:28 AM

Amazing capture. Congratulations Katarina! Well deserved. #10196902

Cindy Bendush level-addict 6/24/2012 1:50:18 AM

FABULOUS! Huge congratulations on your GPW Katarina! #10197490

Patricia (Pat) C. Exum 6/29/2012 5:19:20 AM

Beautiful image and processing, a well deserved win! #10205753

Sharon Sawyer 6/30/2012 6:47:00 AM

Katarina, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved GRAND PRIZE WIN!!! #10207357

Merna L. Nobile 7/1/2012 9:57:20 AM

Do what you love, and it will make your soul rich. CONGRATULATIONS, for being an award winner for the month of May, 2012. Merna #10209061

Anne McKinnell 7/2/2012 9:04:17 PM

Katarina, congratulations on your grand prize winner!!! Outstanding :) #10211615

Rolando Rosito 7/4/2012 7:28:30 PM

Huge Congratulations Katarina!! Fantastic!! #10214571

Ye Tun 8/14/2012 9:12:22 AM

Perfect shot... #10275529

Jill Odice level-addict 9/12/2012 2:24:19 PM

THis is so worthy of the Grand prize! There is so much to see here and the colors are brilliant! A BIG Congrats! #10320084

Barbara Socor level-addict 11/3/2012 8:54:22 AM

Yes, brilliant is the word! As is splendid, fabulous, and all the other superlatives....Your work is genuinely astonishing in its beauty, execution, and overall vision...There are so many in your gallery that I could be writing "photographic love letters" for days! #10402148

Thomas E. Hinds 1/12/2013 6:46:48 PM

This is a remarkable image, Katarina! Beyond superb! #10512340

Robert Jensen level-addict 8/11/2013 6:45:14 AM

Can't believe I missed this one - this is outstanding #10804110

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Thank you so much to Jim, the Judges, my photofriends in PG101 and to the whole BP community for your continuous support and inspiration!

Picture was captured on one of the many narrow streets in Dorsoduro, Venice/Italy.
Canon 24-105 mm f/4 L IS lens, handheld. Raw conversion in DPP and postprocessing in CS3.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 67.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 4/26/2012 9:36:20 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest GRAND PRIZE Winner

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