Light Fountain

Dr Silly Student 10/28/2006 6:02:16 AM

Beautiful camera effects. :O)
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Melissa Gurdus 10/28/2006 6:05:04 AM

Amazing in camera effects resulting in dazzling lighting and colors, Christopher!!! #3513171

Paul G Slate 10/28/2006 6:34:11 AM

Awsome composition! Great photo! I really like the colors! nice job Christipher #3513315

Michelle R. Kovach 10/28/2006 6:48:23 AM

Terrific Effect Chris! #3513397

Ray & Audrey Clarke 10/28/2006 7:13:53 AM

Wonderful effects Christopher and beautiful colours #3513585

Ray & Audrey Clarke 10/28/2006 7:13:54 AM

Wonderful effects Christopher and beautiful colours #3513586

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 10/28/2006 8:28:10 AM

Terrific colors and effects Christopher!!! #3513942

Cesar J. La Rosa 10/28/2006 8:42:27 AM

Wonderful effects, Christopher!!! Love the colors and that terrific lighting. Great job!!! #3514001

Judy A. Lawhon 10/28/2006 10:50:26 AM

Magnificent, Chris!! #3514506

Christopher J. Budny 10/28/2006 12:00:51 PM

Thank you all, Doc, Melissa, Paul, Michelle, R&A, Adilson, Ceasr & Judy! I wasn't planning to enter this, but since my "Waveform" made Finalist, I revisited the idea... this was earlier along the "tweaking path" that led up to "Waveform". #3514771

Janine Russell 10/28/2006 5:22:46 PM

Chris, excellent colors and lighting. #3515552

Christopher J. Budny 10/29/2006 5:31:43 AM

Thanks, Janine... I love the colors that show up in this, almost unexpectedly! #3517577

Christopher J. Budny 10/30/2006 12:35:13 PM

Beautiful colors and effects Chris! Wonderful image! :} #3523997

Christopher J. Budny 10/30/2006 3:48:22 PM

Thank you Angela... I'd tried it once before, without the vertical application of a little Motion Blur, and it just wasn't as cool as this! #3524723

Stan Kwasniowski 10/31/2006 7:08:04 PM

Chris, wow, now this is going to be a winner for sure #3529852

Christopher J. Budny 10/31/2006 7:20:18 PM

Thanks, Stan... it is kinda similar to my "Waveform" that made Finalist in September's contest, so I dunno... I like your prediction, though!! #3529888

Don Johnson 11/17/2006 11:03:00 AM

Chris -- I like this image. It is very "cool." Since it is a abstract, did you try turing it upside down. Not sure if that would make this wonderful image any better, but I guess it might be a worth a try. #3598559

Christopher J. Budny 11/17/2006 4:16:44 PM

Thanks, Don... your zoom images were the inspiration for this. I did an earlier version of this, 180-degrees opposite, but without the smoothing effect of the Motion Blur application. ("Light Curtain" is that image.) I like this version better, as it reminded me of a lit water fountain, and therefore seemed to make more sense "pointing up" rather than hanging down... but yes, being abstract, it could really go anyway at all. #3599389

Sharon Day 11/22/2006 9:15:38 PM

This is an awesome display of light and camera effects, Chris! #3617737

Dennis Flanagan 11/23/2006 12:10:30 AM

:-) Happy Thanksgiving Chris. #3618034

Susie Peek-Swint 11/23/2006 1:10:11 PM

Awesome image Chris ~ many congrats!! #3619754

Sylvia Rossler 11/23/2006 2:09:20 PM

Big congrats on your finalist Chris :o) #3620063

Revonda L. Gentry 11/23/2006 2:29:20 PM

Congratulations again!! #3620221

Laura Clay-Ballard 11/23/2006 5:39:01 PM

gorgeous! congrats! #3621723

Cesar J. La Rosa 11/23/2006 7:23:33 PM

Wonderful abstract, Christopher!!!
Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!!! #3622634

Tamera Phillips 11/23/2006 8:46:28 PM

Congratulation on this well deserved finalist Chris. #3623097

Sharon Day 11/23/2006 9:35:46 PM

Yay, Chris!!! Congratulations and good luck next round! #3623219

Dennis Flanagan 11/23/2006 10:38:26 PM

Happy Thanksgiving again Chris. #3623369

Janine Russell 11/24/2006 9:05:52 AM

Chris, congratulations on your finalist. #3625285

Karen Bacon 11/24/2006 9:06:59 AM

Congrats Chris on this cool finalist! #3625292

Dr Silly 11/24/2006 9:43:08 AM

Congratulations, Chris. :O)
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Datha Y. Thompson 11/24/2006 3:00:32 PM

AWESOME!! CONGRATUALTIONS :0) #3626845

Christopher J. Budny 11/24/2006 5:44:14 PM

Wow folks, thank you all very much. The cathedral as subject matter has yet to let me down! #3627409

Sherry S. Boles 11/24/2006 10:35:56 PM

Wow! Beautiful sharp colors! Congrats, Chris! #3628010

Pat Gamwell 11/24/2006 11:28:39 PM

WTG, my friend! BIG CONGRATS! #3628050

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 11/25/2006 7:45:02 PM

So very cool!! Congratulations!!!! #3631118

Christopher J. Budny 11/26/2006 12:38:45 AM

Thank you, Sherry, Pat & Donna; I appreciate your commenting! This is my "hopeful" for October! #3631864

Susan J. Allen 11/26/2006 2:06:36 AM

Great effects and lovely colour! #3631917

Christopher J. Budny 11/26/2006 6:09:21 PM

Thank you Susan; the window quite impressive any way you look at it! #3634891

Don Johnson 11/27/2006 6:29:56 AM

Congratulations Chris. Well deserved. Stunning image! #3637169

Mick Burkey 11/27/2006 2:21:16 PM

I just found the finals page, Chris. Congrats on another fine image. Very striking! #3639448

Christopher J. Budny 11/28/2006 6:17:11 AM

Thank you both, Don & Mick! #3642151

Mary Clarke 11/29/2006 2:56:32 PM

Congratulations on this Finalist Christopher - great image. #3648041

Christopher J. Budny 11/30/2006 4:02:36 AM

Many thanks, Mary! #3649577

Steve Downen 12/18/2006 11:09:04 PM

This is a beautiful capture! #3716706

Christopher J. Budny 12/19/2006 7:05:20 PM

Thank you, Steve! I hope to try a similar treatment with in-camera zoom during exposure, if I get around to upgrading to an SLR! #3719835

Judy V. Kennamer 2/25/2007 1:04:29 PM

Beautiful Chris!! #3992823

Christopher J. Budny 2/25/2007 2:08:01 PM

Thank you very much, Judy! I appreciate you checking out my images! #3993141

Patricia A. Coblentz 7/30/2009 8:48:54 PM

I have never been to your gallery and find it very interesting...will definitely be back! I like this image and this style.
Patti #7798901

Christopher J. Budny 7/31/2009 6:26:18 AM

Thanks for visiting, Patricia! It is always a treat when a message pops up on an older image like this one; glad you liked it. #7800108

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Description

f/8, 2 Seconds, -2ev, tripod
Camera panning during exposure, of the West Rose Window at Washington National Cathedral.
Applied slight motion blur in PSE2 to "smooth out" the lines of color a bit.
10/06 Finalist, Special Effects

Uploaded on 10/28/2006 5:29:08 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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