Mario A. Rocafuerte 6/5/2006 5:57:55 PM

Comments please #459113

Rachel E. Slepekis 6/5/2006 6:24:25 PM

Really nice. I like the colors, comp and lighting. The cat is a neat point of interest.
I might suggest the shot is a touch soft. But other than that very nice job! #2856821

David L. Luchowski 6/5/2006 8:24:50 PM

Very well done,Mario.Composition and color are fantastic.THE CAT MAKES IT. #2857153

Stefan G 6/5/2006 8:45:02 PM

Masterfully done! The slightly broken symmetry with those colors, patterns and the cat .. it is just pleasure to look at it! #2857178

Jill Odice 6/6/2006 12:00:18 AM

This is really great! I love the fancy railings against the peeling paint! Wonderful image! :-) #2857367

Mario A. Rocafuerte 6/6/2006 10:33:42 AM

Rachel, David, Stefan and Jill:
Thank you so much for your positive feedback!! I really appreciate it! #2860005

Kay Beausoleil 6/6/2006 10:34:48 AM

Intriguing and almost surreal -- great capture, Mario! #2860011

Mario A. Rocafuerte 6/6/2006 11:31:10 AM

Kay: Thank you so much for you kind comment, and congratulations for the fabulous pictures published in your premium gallery. #2860239

John V. Roscich 6/13/2006 8:57:26 PM

JOHN #2892843

Carol Teal 6/13/2006 9:48:50 PM

I really like this too and it looks like a magical staircase, and then the blk cat makes it have even a more magical feel. I love eveything about it Mario! #2893000

Mario A. Rocafuerte 6/14/2006 9:56:01 AM

Carol and John: Thank you so much for your kind comments.


Susana Heide 7/23/2006 12:20:38 AM

What a magnificient image!!!! I absolutely love it! It is perfect in every way, from the textures, to the vibrant colors, to the symmetry.... and the cat on the stairs just puts this over the top!! I'm in AWE! Many CONGRATS on your well deserved POTD!! Hope to see this win! #3064588

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/23/2006 12:36:13 AM

Really beautiful, magical design and colors!! Congratulations on your potd! #3064648

Lynne Morris 7/23/2006 12:40:34 AM

Beautiful symmetrical capture Mario, and gorgeous colours. A well deserved POTD, congratulations. #3064654

Siete Meeter 7/23/2006 1:20:25 AM

Very well done, Mario.Composition and color are fantastic. Love the Cat! #3064720

Joy Rector 7/23/2006 4:24:20 AM

congrats on the POTD #3065098

Chris Ebben 7/23/2006 4:27:14 AM

Very well taken. I like the colours, the stairs, the railing & especially the cat. You have done extremely well with this picture=^..^= #3065109

Terri L. Scribner 7/23/2006 4:34:37 AM

Wow! Gorgeous capture! Love the colors, textures of peeling paint, designs and of course the cat!! Congratulations on this POTD!! #3065137

Mary Clarke 7/23/2006 5:34:28 AM

Congratulations on this lovely POTD Mario #3065380

Cesar J. La Rosa 7/23/2006 5:46:52 AM

Excellent capture of a beautiful sample of architectural design still trying to survive in some of our Latin American cities. Wonderful composition, textures, lighting and colors. The cat and the little green plants at the bottom of your photograph seem to remind us that although time passes by, life is still there.
Congratulations on this very well-deserved POTD, Mario!!! Great job!!! #3065445

Cesar J. La Rosa 7/23/2006 5:47:02 AM

Mario, this one and the "portrait" are two great moments. Well done and all my best. #3065446

Guy D. Biechele 7/23/2006 6:28:30 AM

Wonderful color, texture, and line. The cat makes it special. Congrats on this fine POTD! #3065601

Leanne M.E. Boyd 7/23/2006 7:04:10 AM

Excellent image, Mario - I love the colour, texture, light and composition. It reminds me of a movie set - congratulations on your POTD!

Tami Rook 7/23/2006 7:09:48 AM

Wonderful shot, color, texture and design Great job. #3065750

Allan L. Dy 7/23/2006 10:39:27 AM

Great great image! Congrats on your POTD! #3066370

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 7/23/2006 11:41:36 AM

A marvellous capture. Simply perfect. Congrats on your POTD. #3066492

Sandy Driscoll 7/23/2006 1:07:06 PM

This is really beautiful, Mario. Love the softness, symmetry and the almost surreal look of it all. Congratulations on your POTD. Sandy #3066640

Niki Cassaro 7/23/2006 2:19:20 PM

Beautiful composition. The colors are so spectacular. #3066809

Kay Beausoleil 7/23/2006 5:04:24 PM

Congratulations, Mario, on your well-deserved POTD for this great capture! #3067117

RC Fritz 7/24/2006 4:01:10 AM

Congrats on your POTD!! #3068549

Andrew JM Davies 7/24/2006 5:48:53 AM

A good example of when to break the 'thirds' rule. Center stage is the only option here really.

Andrew #3069268

Terry L. Ellis 7/24/2006 5:53:44 AM

Congratulations, Mario, on this gorgeous POTD! #3069302

Mario A. Rocafuerte 7/24/2006 9:39:43 AM

Susanna, Donna, Lynne, Siete, Joy, Chris, Terry, Mary, Cesar, Curtis, Guy, Leanne, Tami, Allan, Kirsten, sandy, Niki, Kay, RC, Andrew and Terry:
I truly appreciate each of your kind comments and encoruagement; thank you all very much.

Wendy Stevenson 7/24/2006 11:04:06 AM

A belated congratulations on this beautiful image and POTD win Mario! I love the placement of the cat!!! Excellent work! #3070481

Mario A. Rocafuerte 7/24/2006 2:34:28 PM

Thank you so much for your kind comment. #3071202

Protacio Serna 7/24/2006 3:41:01 PM

In a word: Excellent.


Mario A. Rocafuerte 7/24/2006 3:49:37 PM

Thanks a lot for your comment maestro Serna. #3071432

Carol Teal 7/25/2006 12:12:47 PM

Congrats on your finalist! A wonderful capture! #3078803

Mario A. Rocafuerte 7/25/2006 5:22:27 PM

Carol: Thanks a lot for your kind words. #3080506

Vicki Hunt 7/26/2006 3:43:45 PM

I simply love this! The color is the same as my dining room and it's just a favorite of mine! The capture is perfect! congrats on your POTD and finalist! #3086096

Mario A. Rocafuerte 7/26/2006 3:51:00 PM

Vicki: Thank you for your kind words, I went to your gallery and had a good time, your 'solo' finalist is an example of beauty and simplicty. #3086116

chris jones 7/27/2006 1:13:53 AM

Excellent composition Mario it's simply great and congrats on POTD and Finalist
chris #3087869

She-She Killough 7/28/2006 12:54:32 AM

This is SO awesome and the CAT totally tops this OFF! What a winner! Congratulations Mario!! #3092855

Daniel G. Flocke 7/28/2006 5:02:42 AM

Mario - it took me a while to find the cat, because the composition is so good!!
Congratulations on your 2nd Place Winner!!!

~Daniel #3093743

Kay Beausoleil 7/28/2006 7:55:40 AM

Congratulations yet again for this excellent winning image, Mario! #3094764

Rachel E. Slepekis 7/28/2006 10:13:26 AM

Congratulations on your win with this shot! And it turns out I was wrong all along about this being "too soft"
Again great job : )

Guy D. Biechele 7/28/2006 10:20:06 AM

Congratulations, Mario! #3095378

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 7/28/2006 11:25:40 AM

A great composition, details and colors Mario!,
Amalia #3095583

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 7/28/2006 11:36:11 AM

Absolutely gorgeous! Looks like the stairway to Heaven. You made a difficult shot look ao easy! Congratulations! #3095606

Mick Burkey 7/28/2006 12:05:23 PM

Wonderful image, Mario! Love the comp and the cat. Congratulations on your win. #3095685

Wendy Stevenson 7/28/2006 2:35:01 PM

So great to see this in the winners circle! Congratulations Mario on this most beautiful win!! #3096231

Milan Banik 7/29/2006 5:31:36 AM

congratulations on this fabulas win! #3098017

Cathy Barrows 7/29/2006 10:15:25 AM

Congrats on your win...the cat really sets this one apart #3098853

Jeff Robinson 7/29/2006 6:53:39 PM

What a great comp and color and the cat really contributes well! Congrats on your winning iamge! Jeff #3100057

Janine Russell 7/30/2006 10:06:18 PM

Mario, congratulations on your Second Place win. #3103581

Alisha L. Ekstrom 8/9/2006 9:39:56 AM

OH MY...THIS is ONE AWESOME image! Big congrats on this winner! It is COMPLETELY well deserved!!:) #3143725

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