When it comes down to literature...

© Katarina Mansson

When it comes down to literature...

Nikki McDonald level-classic 7/15/2012 8:58:11 AM

Great shot and an extremely clever edit. The selective color on the books and the apt title work perfectly together here, Katta, and the black and white tonal range is excellent. #1474943

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/15/2012 9:27:54 AM

Fantastic capture and design elements, Katarina. #10230164

Christopher Budny level-classic 7/15/2012 10:06:54 AM

Fantastic! Great pop on the stairs and railings; I wish I could find as many varied spiral stairs here as you find there!! #10230198

Dayna Cain level-classic 7/15/2012 10:39:36 AM

I am in AWE! #10230217

David Phalen level-classic 7/15/2012 10:46:31 AM

The POV, tones, clarity and SC all combine for an outstanding Theme entry!! HTD!! #10230227

Jane Holestine 7/15/2012 10:50:45 AM

WOW!! You have captured this spiral staircase with creativity and precision! Love your presentation. #10230232

Tarun Bose 7/15/2012 11:16:30 AM

Outstanding! A sure winner for me. Great work Katarina. #10230260

Terry A. Stoa level-classic 7/15/2012 11:38:57 AM

Very nice, Katta. I sure like how the spiral stairs encase the colorful books at ground level. Great find and capture! #10230289

Daniella Puente 7/15/2012 11:53:00 AM

FANTASTIC! Not just the curves and POV but also the selective color choice :) #10230333

Joy Rector 7/15/2012 12:05:16 PM

love this shot #10230360

Bob Cournoyer level-classic 7/15/2012 1:27:21 PM

Great comp as usual.. :-)

Happy Theme Day #10230428

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 7/15/2012 8:21:26 PM

Love the bright colors, contrasting the beautiful curved B&W stairs! #10230927

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/16/2012 5:53:37 AM

A trademark Katta image, Katta. HTD!

UB. #10231453

Richard B. Hallick 7/16/2012 10:20:48 AM

Outstanding. Love the use of selective color. Well done. #10231847

Carol Quina level-classic 7/16/2012 6:15:13 PM

A great shot & wonderful theme entry! #10232453

Rudi Reiner level-classic 7/28/2012 9:28:39 AM

Love the tones and POV, nice work! #10247770

Naomi Weiser 9/15/2012 10:24:59 AM

wow, great shot, and the selective editing really makes it wonderful, htd! #10324036

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/15/2012 10:26:41 AM

Good to see this again, Katta. I agree with Nikki 100 %.

UB. #10324039

Mitch Spence level-classic 9/15/2012 10:50:30 AM

Excellent use of sc here, Katta. It takes our attention right down the railing. #10324078

Bob Cournoyer level-classic 9/15/2012 12:15:20 PM

Still a good one... :-) #10324172

Julianne Bradford level-classic 9/15/2012 2:50:00 PM

Great title and theme entry Katta! HTD! #10324282

Christopher Budny level-classic 9/16/2012 8:24:47 AM

We're on the same track for the theme today; glad to see this one again! HTD! #10325115

Nikki McDonald level-classic 9/16/2012 11:45:59 AM

Perfect curvature entry, Katta. #10325282

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/29/2012 1:06:13 AM

Wonderfully captured and processed Katarina! Congratulations! #10389245

Carol L. Fowler 10/29/2012 11:43:24 AM

Beautiful FInalist! Congrats #10391463

Michele Peterson level-classic 10/29/2012 11:47:53 AM

This is such a fun image, I love the creativity with the sc! Congratulations on another finalist! #10391485

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 10/29/2012 12:12:53 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10391635

Nikki McDonald level-classic 10/29/2012 2:55:00 PM

Just when I think you have run out of wonderful stairway shots you come up with another, Katta :) Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #10392380

Errick L. Cameron level-classic 10/29/2012 4:11:52 PM

Terrific! Congratuations on this superb fianlist! #10392651

Leslie McLain level-classic 10/29/2012 5:57:33 PM

Congrats on an amazing finalist, Katarina. #10393143

Michele Peterson level-classic 10/30/2012 11:58:50 AM

Yeah, Katta! Congratulations on the 2nd place win!!! #10394766

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/30/2012 12:23:50 PM

gorgeous winner, congratulations!!! #10394834

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 10/30/2012 3:14:10 PM

BIG congrats on this terrific winner!!! #10395438

Chuck Bruton level-classic 10/30/2012 3:17:05 PM

Congratulations 101 member ! #10395452

Julianne Bradford level-classic 10/30/2012 3:21:16 PM

Gorgeous winner! Congratulations Katta! #10395486

Christopher Budny level-classic 10/30/2012 3:24:47 PM

Signature Katta; congratulations on your excellent win! #10395504

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/30/2012 3:47:01 PM

I agree with Chris :-)
Congratulations on this outstanding winner Katarina!! #10395592

Carol L. Fowler 10/30/2012 3:48:19 PM

Congrats on this wonderful Winner! #10395600

Linda D. Lester level-classic 10/30/2012 4:21:21 PM

You have one steady hand....awesome!
Congratulations! #10395731

Sharon Sawyer level-classic 10/30/2012 4:30:15 PM

Katarina, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding & well deserved Second Place Winner!!! #10395774

Patti Coblentz level-classic 10/30/2012 5:22:57 PM

Classic Katta...so interesting, artistic, and perfectly executed. Congratulations on this outstanding winner! #10395931

Laurence Saliba level-classic 10/30/2012 9:13:18 PM

CONGRATS Katarina!!! #10396423

Nadia Paul level-classic 10/30/2012 9:33:28 PM

Congrats on this beautiful winner Katarina! #10396452

Christine Czernin level-classic 10/31/2012 9:47:58 AM

Congratulations on your win, Katta. Another of your great staircases. #10397361

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 10/31/2012 4:20:23 PM

Outstanding image, Katarina... love the selective color and the title is perfect! CONGRATULATIONS! #10397965

David Phalen level-classic 10/31/2012 5:23:40 PM

BIG Congrats on a fabulous Winner!! #10398089

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 10/31/2012 8:45:02 PM

Congratulations on your Win, Katarina!! #10398347

Cheryl Schneider 11/1/2012 3:22:55 AM

Wonderful image and creative processing. Congratulations, Katarina! #10398639

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 11/2/2012 2:10:58 AM

Loved it the first time I saw this, love this with the Gold badge too. CONGRATZ!!

UB. #10400408

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/6/2012 8:01:30 AM

Big congratulations on your awesome 2nd Place Gold Winner Ka5tarina...perfection! I really love the great clarity and perspective!

jo ann c. #10406897

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2nd Place EoD September 2012.

For the PG101 Curvature Theme.
Picture was taken at the Frankfurter Kunstverein in Germany.
Canon 10-22 mm lens, handheld. Raw conversion in DPP and postprocessing in CS3.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 15.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 7/15/2012 8:45:34 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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