Chapel

Stephen Zacker level-classic 1/24/2004 2:48:53 PM

Great composition, colors, and light! #90851

Kristen McKain 1/24/2004 2:53:46 PM

wonderful! #346625

Monika Sapek level-classic 1/24/2004 3:03:57 PM

Very nice photo! I really like the composition and colors here.
Monika
#346636

Dana F. Greenwood Sr 1/24/2004 3:12:46 PM

Ditto! #346642

Alisha May Furbish 1/24/2004 3:16:13 PM

Beautiful photo! #346643

Jeff St.Onge 1/24/2004 4:14:09 PM

Excellent job!!! #346671

Frederick Franzella level-classic 1/24/2004 5:44:32 PM

Awesome and then some!like everything about it color,composition #346718

Susana Matos level-classic 1/24/2004 6:14:46 PM

Outstanding! Great work!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #346726

Carol Brill 1/24/2004 6:39:02 PM

Wonderful color, composition, and clarity in this image, Francis, very sharp! Where was this taken? #346740

Donna W. Neal 1/24/2004 7:02:29 PM

Stunning! reminds me of a Kinkade.

Remarkable clarity. Very nice Francis! #346767

Evy Johansen level-classic 1/24/2004 11:23:27 PM

Wow.... fantastic clarity and sharpness! Beautiful colors! Wonderful image, Francis! #346847

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 1/25/2004 3:29:14 AM

Glorious!! #346920

Jill Battaglia level-classic 1/25/2004 10:43:05 AM

Excellent!! Is this the chapel in Yosemite valley? #347588

William C. Raco level-classic 2/15/2004 12:59:23 PM

Hardly a surprise finalist.
Best of luck, Francis

bill #377976

Lee Ann Sahagun - Poling level-classic 2/15/2004 4:28:38 PM

Well deserved congrats on this! This is incredibly beautiful! #379073

Janice Forrest level-classic 2/15/2004 6:28:51 PM

Fabulous shout. Well deserved. Congratulations! #379471

Brenda W. LaFleur level-classic 2/15/2004 8:11:50 PM

Congrats, Francis. I knew this one would make the cut! Good Luck! #379601

Evy Johansen level-classic 2/15/2004 10:01:57 PM

Many congratulations, Francis! Very well derserved! #379813

Francis Cailles level-classic 2/15/2004 10:05:39 PM

Thanks all for the kind words. Very much appreciated! #379822

Amy M. Parish 2/16/2004 12:30:48 PM

Hi! This is beautiful! I didn't know that there were cable releases for digital cameras, if you don't mind sharing, where did you find one?
Thanks! #381537

Damian P. Gadal 2/16/2004 8:15:11 PM

Congrats Francis! #382236

William C. Raco level-classic 2/17/2004 2:21:45 AM

Great job.
First Prize!!!
Congratulations, Francis!

bill #382472

Kristen McKain level-classic 2/17/2004 3:01:26 AM

congrats! #382489

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 2/17/2004 3:09:36 AM

One of my favorites this month. Many congrats!! #382493

Robin L. Wehrman level-classic 2/17/2004 5:30:52 AM

WOW this is a beautiful image, Congratulations, Francis! #382745

Ronald Balthazor level-classic 2/17/2004 5:50:12 AM

Congratulations, Francis. A stunning image! #382800

Evy Johansen level-classic 2/17/2004 7:20:24 AM

Congratulations on your win, Francis! #383033

Jean Papo level-classic 2/17/2004 8:19:40 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved first place win, Francis! #383152

Warren Ishii level-classic 2/17/2004 8:51:36 AM

Beautiful work #383221

Rhonda M. Gassman level-classic 2/17/2004 10:25:23 AM

This is beautiful. Congratulations!!! #383342

Brenda W. LaFleur level-classic 2/17/2004 10:30:15 AM

Way to go, Francis!! This was my pick for the month. Just beautiful. A first place!!! yoohoo!! #383349

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic 2/17/2004 10:53:29 AM

A dream picture! Congratulations on your achievement. #383402

Karen Talasco level-classic 2/17/2004 11:20:01 AM

Picture perfect, Francis. Congratulations! #383432

Susana Matos level-classic 2/17/2004 1:09:18 PM

Congratulations, great photo!
Cheers from Portugal,Su #383690

Murry Grigsby 2/17/2004 2:00:52 PM

Congrats Francis on your fine image and win! I missed this one earlier so I'm sure glad the judges didn't so I could get to see it :0) Wonderful image!! #383734

Ganeshwar Prasad 2/17/2004 3:53:31 PM

Congrats Francis!! #383907

Francis Cailles 2/17/2004 5:38:21 PM

Thanks to all for the nice comments. Wow!

Did I really win???? No way!! Am I dreaming??? Is this for real??? I can't believe it!! No way!! I'll go to sleep now, and check again tomorrow...hopefully this is not a dream :-) #383966

Monika Sapek level-classic 2/17/2004 6:07:59 PM

Many congratulations on your First Place Win, Francis!
Monika
#384007

Terry Joshi level-classic 2/17/2004 6:15:19 PM

Great shot Francis,
Beautiful colours and composition.

Well done on the win.

Terry #384017

Gary Minish level-classic 2/17/2004 10:58:18 PM

Great photo, Francis! Very well planned and executed. A great exposure and very nice composition. Congratulations on your very well deserved win :-) #384203

Gabriela Cunha level-classic 2/18/2004 3:11:54 AM

simplu beautiful!
:) gy #384263

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 2/18/2004 3:19:29 AM

Congrats!!! #384274

Leanne M.E. Boyd level-classic 2/18/2004 11:22:21 AM

Congratulations Francis! A beautiful photograph. #385155

Kerry Drager level-classic 2/21/2004 9:02:03 PM

Hi Francis: Such a beautiful image ... congrats!!! Kerry #390236

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 2/24/2004 8:20:26 PM

This does not surprise me at all. A big congrats to you Francis!!!! #395007

Jim Miotke level-classic 3/4/2004 11:03:35 PM

I really love this image too. One of my favorites.

And since you did not yet answer Carol's quetsion above, Francis, I think this would be a great image for our monthly Where in the World quiz.

So don't give it away, Francis... let's see if anyone can guess. Email me privately with the location and in a few weeks, we will see if anyone has guessed it correctly.

Again, great image, Francis.

Have fun guessing where this chapel is, everyone! #408422

Robert L. Bradshaw level-classic 3/5/2004 12:37:40 AM

This is in fact the Yosemite Community Church or "the little red church" in Yosemite.
Nice picture of it. #408479

Robert L. Bradshaw level-classic 3/5/2004 12:41:24 AM

church/chapel #408483

Harry Brown level-classic 3/5/2004 3:35:21 AM

It is the Chapel at Yosemite, and is extremely well photographed! #408561

Magdi Moussa level-classic 3/5/2004 7:05:35 AM

southern Germany................maybe! #408952

Gwendlyn Goulet level-classic 3/6/2004 5:44:35 AM

Not sure, but I've heard about this little church in Drumheller, Alberta. I've never seen a picture of it, but thought this might be one of it. #410494

Buddy Purugganan level-classic 3/7/2004 2:37:15 AM

Vermont? Ireland? ( Subliminally )Glad you won dude! Do I hear a church bell? #411929

Holly Higbee-Jansen level-classic 3/10/2004 5:51:04 AM

It's a beautiful picture of the chapel in Yosemite. Just got back from there! #416786

Holly Higbee-Jansen level-classic 3/10/2004 5:51:14 AM

It's a beautiful picture of the chapel in Yosemite. Just got back from there! #416787

Rita Richter level-classic 3/16/2004 1:25:06 PM

I apologise I have just seen your pic for the first time - I am bowled over! How I missed it I do not know because it is one of the best images I've seen for a long time, so technically accomplished, wow I could go on......... rita #427361

Jim Miotke level-classic 4/1/2004 12:01:50 AM

Yes, all of you would said Yosemite were 100% absolutely correct.

What a great place to take a camera - if Half Dome, waterfalls, wildlife, and El Capitan don't do it for you, there are photogenic little structures like this.

Again, this is a charming image, Francis. Keep up the great work! #457373

Patrick Campbell 9/26/2004 6:56:46 PM

What a great image, Francis! You have a lot of technique and a great eye. IMHO this is better than some of the GP winners (but then I don't do the judging!). Congrats on your wins here at BP. Hope you have a nice printer to get them out there on display. #806798

Sandra Freyler 9/26/2005 6:48:17 PM

Great shot! Wonderful image! #1888221

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 7/28/2007 1:20:43 PM

Was just browsing through Yosemite photos and I just in case you did not know LOL love this image. My all time favorite of yours. I really miss seeing your work. Take care. #4572049

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Nikon D100, 15-30@20mm, 1/6s, f/16, tripod, cable release, handheld Tiffen 2 stop GND (shaded area just over the sky, ND line at diagonal along the granite peak), B&W circ. polarizer, D100 Tone Comp@"maximum" for vivid colors/contrast, D100 white balance@"Cloudy -3" for golden/reddish cast...

Uploaded on 1/24/2004 2:43:26 PM

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Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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