New York Public Library

© Lindley Johnson

New York Public Library

Leslie McLain level-fanatic 2/20/2013 5:41:44 PM

Fantastic capture, Lindley. Love it. #1515743

Christopher Budny level-fanatic 2/20/2013 6:28:14 PM

Isn't that room just stupendous?! Hard to grasp the full size of it until you walk the length of it...
Beautiful job capturing the immensity - and I love that your version includes the desk lamps & people! #10577112

Ann Lyssenko level-fanatic 2/20/2013 7:52:12 PM

This POV really shows the largess of this gorgeous place Lindley giving the details a place in the whole. Ann #10577185

Mariann Kovats level-fanatic 2/20/2013 8:25:28 PM

Gorgeous capture, and wonderful POV, Lindley! #10577216

Thomas E. Hinds level-fanatic 2/21/2013 6:11:55 AM

Wondrous composition and great color and light, Lindley #10577603

Carol Flisak level-fanatic 2/21/2013 6:52:51 AM

Fabulous image, Lindley... excellent details and composition! Including the people gives a true sense of the size of this beautiful space. #10577660

Connie J. Bagot 2/21/2013 7:52:15 AM

Very beautiful---you really captured the grandeur of this amazing place! Great color and detail! #10577752

Linda D. Lester level-fanatic 2/21/2013 11:19:30 AM

What a place...great detail! #10577998

Ellen Hodges level-fanatic 2/24/2013 3:48:45 PM

Absolutely beautiful pov and awesome detail., Lindley!!! Wow work!! #10582043

Nancy L. Green level-fanatic 3/27/2013 2:49:06 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Lindley on this well deserved finalist, WTG!!! <>< #10626574

Leslie McLain level-fanatic 3/27/2013 3:29:45 PM

This is such a cool place. Congrats on a stunning finalist, Lindley. #10626773

Ellen Hodges level-fanatic 3/27/2013 4:08:15 PM

Huge congrats on this fantastic finalist, Lindley! Best luck with all your fabulous finalists!!!!! #10626992

Deborah C. Lewinson level-fanatic 3/27/2013 5:03:41 PM

Stunning and powerful finalist, Lindley!

Congratulations and best wishes for the next round!
Debby #10627345

Thomas E. Hinds level-fanatic 3/27/2013 5:30:29 PM

A beautiful and deserving Finalist, Lindley! Congrats! #10627511

Dayna Cain level-fanatic 3/28/2013 4:51:18 AM

This is an amazing image Lindley. Congrats on your finalist! #10629011

Carol Flisak level-fanatic 3/30/2013 5:33:14 PM

So glad to see this again! Congrats on another well-deserved finalist, Lindley! You did NY proud! #10635362

Ann Lyssenko level-fanatic 3/30/2013 5:56:14 PM

Congratulations on this image being a finalist. Wonderful color and detail and that so comfortable POV that is just like being there. Ann #10635394

Nadia Paul level-fanatic 4/3/2013 12:48:25 AM

Simply stunning Lindley - congrats on your wonderful finalist! #10639621

Merna L. Nobile 4/20/2013 12:04:42 PM

Dear Photo Friend: I feel that something has changed at Better Photo but cannot tell you just what has happened. I have been here since 2003 and most every month I have written to all the winners telling them how their work touches me. I have witnessed photographs that bring tears to my eyes and colors that are unbelievable, now I am worried that like all good things that it will not be here the next time I look.
But the feeling of not being able to congratulate all the winners for the hard work, and sharing their talent with all of us makes me so sad.
However it turns out and even if this is the last time I have this privilege, to let you know how exceptional your work has been, please know that I will never forget.
CONGRATULATIONS to all of you for the month of February, 2013, I send my very best to you always, Merna Nobile

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The Main Reading Room at the NYPL is the Rose Reading Room. It is two full blocks long, has a gorgeous ceiling, beautiful architectural details, and is bustling with activity. I first saw a photo of this beautiful room when Chris Budny submitted one - I knew I had to see it in person on my recent trip to New York - thanks Chris!

Exif: F Number: 4, ExposureTime: 3125/100000 seconds, ISO: 1600, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 2/20/2013 3:00:55 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR Photo Contest Finalist

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