Kathleen Clemons 3/21/2004 4:18:37 AM

One of my favorite William C. Raco originals.... Love the colors, composition and use of the buzz. :) #109097

Leigh A. Norrie 3/21/2004 4:22:28 AM

Just stunning William, love it #438075

Joy Brown 3/21/2004 4:22:47 AM

Fantastic image, Bill! #438077

Shirley L. Carpenter 3/21/2004 4:29:47 AM

Love This Bill!!! Beautiful!!!!! #438106

Rob Friedman 3/21/2004 4:34:44 AM

Awesome image Bill...the colors are great! #438110

Carolyn M. Fletcher 3/21/2004 4:43:36 AM

I love this one, Bill! It's gorgeous! #438120

Colleen Braun 3/21/2004 4:46:40 AM

nice one Bill... #438126

Gianna Stadelmyer 3/21/2004 5:00:32 AM

Now this should get noticed this time around. Surprised it got passed up in the first place. Nice shot, Bill. Love the colors and effect! #438150

William C. Raco 3/21/2004 5:04:19 AM

Thank you.
This is one of my favorites.
I'm glad for the excuse to re enter it ;-)
best to all

bill #438158

Murry Grigsby 3/21/2004 5:10:46 AM

Wonderful photo-painting Bill! Love your design, soft light and gorgeous pastel colors!! Cecilia's company should commission a large framed version for their offices :0) #438175

Darren K. Fisher 3/21/2004 5:34:43 AM

I have to agree with Jan. Nicely done Bill. Your effects are used to perfection here. #438206

Barbara K. Breitsameter 3/21/2004 6:30:17 AM

I will have to take a look at the original too. This is beautiful. #438346

Patricia A. Kuniega 3/21/2004 6:44:50 AM

Really lovely shades of green in this one Bill! This would look lovely printed on watercolor paper! So nice to see it again! #438368

William C. Raco 3/21/2004 6:49:34 AM

Thank you.
Murry, Cecilia is getting married soon.
I gave her a print for her wedding present.
Thanks Darren.
I don't have the original 'unbuzzed' version posted, Barbara.
This is the same as the first time I entered it.
Pat, I've actually printed this on glossy, satin and matte papers.
I'll have to look into a watercolor paper.
I've never tried it.

bill #438376

Charlene Bayerle 3/21/2004 7:03:39 AM

WOW!!!! Just gorgeous Bill!!!! #438410

Donna J. Taff 3/21/2004 7:30:40 AM

Beautiful!!! #438466

Judith G. Secco 3/21/2004 8:22:32 AM

WOW, this is just fantastic, Bill. The colors are so beautiful and so is everything else about it.
Judy #438595

Susan T. Parady 3/21/2004 8:29:54 AM

I don't think I saw this the first time around. It's beautiful! I can see why it's a favorite! #438614

Carol Brill 3/21/2004 9:54:53 AM

I love seeing this image again, Bill, so marvelously enhanced by the filter use with such lovely, delicate colors! Good luck!! #438757

Allan L. Whitehead 3/21/2004 12:00:33 PM

Bill this is terrific photo, very well done. I love everything about this - Allan #438946

Kathleen F. Greer 3/21/2004 12:09:43 PM

Beautiful array of colors!! Great job!! #438964

Gabriela Cunha 3/21/2004 1:13:49 PM

this building must give god, positive, colored energy to people working inside it! great image!
:) gy #439071

Jeff Robinson 3/21/2004 3:36:23 PM

Nice work Bill! Jeff #439208

Karen Bacon 3/21/2004 3:38:36 PM

This is beautiful Bill! #439210

Stephen Zacker 3/21/2004 5:04:22 PM

Good eye and very nice image Bill! #439326

Susan T. Evans 3/21/2004 5:30:27 PM

gorgeous colors Bill!!! great eye! #439398

Colette M. Metcalf 3/21/2004 7:43:53 PM

Just gorgoues, Bill!! #439578

Brenda W. LaFleur 3/21/2004 10:01:38 PM

This is lovely, Bill. Nicely done! #439712

Dale Ann Cubbage 4/9/2004 8:52:20 PM

Bill, I missed this one and just found it today! It's incredible! I think it's my favorite! #471524

William C. Raco 4/10/2004 5:49:00 AM

Thanks for the generous comments.
Dale, it's one of my favorites, too ;-)
Best wishes,


Stanley J. Contrades 4/12/2004 2:00:26 AM

Filter worked beautifully on this, Bill!!! Congratulations!
Stan #474621

Karen Engelbreth 4/12/2004 3:36:43 AM

Many congratulations,bill! #474837

Sharon E. Lowe 4/12/2004 4:06:41 AM

Congrats again Bill - lovely! #474938

Colleen Braun 4/12/2004 4:08:07 AM

congratulations Bill... #474944

Claudia Kuhn 4/12/2004 4:56:13 AM

Congrats Bill! #475164

Kathleen Clemons 4/12/2004 5:28:53 AM

I am so pleased to see this in the finals, Bill. So well deserved. Congratulations! #475367

Kelly Abernathy 4/12/2004 6:24:03 AM

Woo Hoo!! Congrats and good luck! I'm happy for you!! -K

Again! :) -K #475724

Janice Forrest 4/12/2004 7:44:43 AM

Wonderful Bill. Congratulations. #476293

Carol Brill 4/12/2004 10:22:43 AM

Finally some long overdue and well-deserved recognition for this lovely image, Bill, congratulations and best of luck to you! #477139

Dale Ann Cubbage 4/12/2004 10:28:59 AM

Congrats Bill! #477163

Colette M. Metcalf 4/12/2004 2:49:02 PM

Congrats, Bill!!! #477907

Murry Grigsby 4/12/2004 3:02:05 PM

Congrats again Bill -- Love this one!! #477962

Stephen Zacker 4/12/2004 3:41:22 PM

Well Done. Congratulations! #478167

Nobu Nagase 4/12/2004 4:42:20 PM

Many congrats, Bill!!! #478476

Susie Peek-Swint 4/12/2004 5:14:57 PM

Beautiful Bill, many congrats! #478657

Kathleen F. Greer 4/12/2004 5:17:51 PM

Big congrats Bill!!! #478671

Susan T. Evans 4/12/2004 7:42:50 PM


Darren K. Fisher 4/12/2004 10:05:15 PM

Way to go Bill. Congrats. #479653

Mary K. Robison 4/13/2004 12:02:02 AM

Your friend Cecilia is bound to be thrilled to see this make finalist ~ and it should go even higher! Congratulations, Bill! #479758

Gabriela Cunha 4/13/2004 2:23:36 AM

:) gy #479850

Elizabeth A. Zibas 4/13/2004 7:24:55 PM

Nicely done Bill. I like your choice of using buzz here. Great colors too. Congrats. #481636

Patricia A. Kuniega 4/15/2004 4:03:36 AM

So good to see this lovely resubmission go to the finals! Congratulations Bill! #483979

Kathleen Clemons 4/15/2004 4:52:08 PM

Congratulations on your WIN, Mr. Bill! :) #485379

William C. Raco 4/15/2004 4:57:12 PM

Thank you, Kathleen.
Same to you ;-)

bill #485402

Ron Goldman 4/15/2004 5:06:57 PM

Congratulations Bill!!!!!!! #485443

William C. Raco 4/15/2004 5:10:00 PM

Thanks, Ron.
Same to you.

bill #485459

Nancy Grace Chen 4/15/2004 5:28:14 PM

Wonderful range of colors and effect. BIG congratulations on your win!!

nacespace.com/photos #485518

William C. Raco 4/15/2004 5:33:59 PM

Thank you, Nancy.
Congrtulations on your 1st place!

bill #485535

Joyce Baldassarre 4/15/2004 5:45:00 PM

YEA BILL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WAY TO GO!!!!!!!!!!! #485568

Claudia Kuhn 4/15/2004 5:51:34 PM

Hey Bill, good thing you resubmitted this one, cause it sure made the winner's circle this time. Big congrats! #485597

William C. Raco 4/15/2004 5:52:15 PM

Thank you, Joyce ;-)

bill #485601

William C. Raco 4/15/2004 5:53:12 PM

Thank you, Claudia.
It's a favorite of mine.
I'm glad to see the judges liked it this time.
Congratulations to you, too!!

bill #485603

Nobu Nagase 4/15/2004 6:23:56 PM

Great win, congrats, Bill!!!! #485679

William C. Raco 4/15/2004 6:26:19 PM

Thank you, Nobi.
I appreciate you taking time to look and leave a note.

bill #485685

Dale Ann Cubbage 4/15/2004 6:29:22 PM

Wonderful to see this win, Bill! Many congrats! #485696

William C. Raco 4/15/2004 6:30:38 PM

Thank you, Dale.
I really appreciate your continued encouragement.
Best to you,

bill #485701

Kelly Abernathy 4/15/2004 6:30:52 PM

Woo-Hoo!!!! Well deserved Bill!! I'm happy for you!! -K #485703

William C. Raco 4/15/2004 6:32:05 PM

Thank you, K.
Much appreciated.

bill #485706

Darren K. Fisher 4/15/2004 8:23:10 PM

Way to go Bill, congrats on your win!!! #485810

Susan T. Parady 4/15/2004 8:24:03 PM

Congratulations, Bill!!! #485814

Mary K. Robison 4/15/2004 8:49:11 PM

Cecilia's going to be extremely proud now, Bill ~ Congratulations on your win! #485864

Charlene Bayerle 4/15/2004 8:52:09 PM

Congratulations Bill!!!! Well deserved!! #485874

Kathleen R. Struckle 4/15/2004 8:53:19 PM

Congrats,William!! #485877

Stanley J. Contrades 4/16/2004 12:01:54 AM

Super win and very well deserved, Bill!! Congratulations once again!!!
Stan #485997

Colleen Braun 4/16/2004 1:54:15 AM

way to go Bill... #486027

Carolyn M. Fletcher 4/16/2004 3:24:45 AM

Big congrats, Bill!!!!!!!! This is so beautiful!!! #486098

Colette M. Metcalf 4/16/2004 3:28:55 AM

Congratulations, Bill!! #486107

Karen Bacon 4/16/2004 3:29:28 AM

Many Congratulations Bill! #486111

William C. Raco 4/16/2004 3:30:58 AM

Thank you all so much.
Carolyn, it was your idea for 'resubmit week' that led to the win.

bill #486115

Leigh A. Norrie 4/16/2004 3:35:40 AM

YEEHAR! VERY nice work.. Congratulations. #486127

Leigh A. Norrie 4/16/2004 3:35:40 AM

YEEHAR! VERY nice work.. Congratulations. #486128

Gabriela Cunha 4/16/2004 3:36:08 AM

:) gy #486132

Rob Friedman 4/16/2004 3:36:42 AM

Awesome Bill-congrats!! #486134

Joy Brown 4/16/2004 3:44:21 AM

Great work, Bill - congratulations! #486173

Wally Orlowsky 4/16/2004 3:58:06 AM

Congratulations, Bill. #486239

Patricia A. Kuniega 4/16/2004 4:29:05 AM

Big congratulatons Bill! #486317

Allan L. Whitehead 4/16/2004 5:01:23 AM

Congratulations, Bill - Allan #486426

Karen Engelbreth 4/16/2004 6:55:24 AM

Congratulations on your win, bill! #486701

Gary O`Dell 4/16/2004 7:03:35 AM

Congratulations Bill on your win..Gary O #486713

Susan T. Evans 4/16/2004 9:20:52 AM

Congrats Bill on your win! #486973

Michael Wehrman 4/16/2004 9:36:22 AM

Congrats on your win William #487017

Robin L. Wehrman 4/16/2004 10:22:10 AM

Hi William!! Congratulations on your win, well deserved!!!!!!!!! Robin #487093

Ellen Peach 4/16/2004 11:46:00 AM

Well done my friend....congratulations!!! #487220

Murry Grigsby 4/16/2004 12:14:07 PM

Congrats on your win Bill!! #487280

Kathleen K. Parker 4/16/2004 2:14:38 PM

Bill, this is wonderfully pretty... Congratulations, KK #487397

Susie Peek-Swint 4/16/2004 5:51:50 PM

Congrats again Bill, this is a beautiful shot and a well-deserved win! #487757

William C. Raco 4/16/2004 5:59:22 PM

Thank you all so much.
You are all so supportive and encouraging.
Best wishes to everyone!!

bill #487765

Penny Steiner 4/16/2004 7:21:56 PM

Hi Bill: Sorry I have been so busy moving but wanted to tell you that your print is so lovely and I would try it on watercolor paper. Congratulations on a wonderful job...your work just gets better and better.

Penny #487834

Evy Johansen 4/17/2004 12:40:03 AM

Many Congratulations, Bill! Very well deserved!! #488051

Allan L. Whitehead 4/17/2004 4:26:38 AM

Bill, my good friend, congratulations on this richly deserved winner. The photograph and the win are both exceptional. Extremely well done - Allan #488193

Stephen Zacker 4/17/2004 6:53:47 AM

Wonderful image Bill. Good eye! Congratulations! #488417

Rick Riddle 4/17/2004 8:55:52 PM

Congratulations William. Outstanding Image. #489072

Ganeshwar Prasad 4/18/2004 7:28:57 AM

Congrats, Bill!!

WTG #489699

William C. Raco 4/18/2004 7:02:10 PM

Thank you all so very much.
I'm so glad you and the judges liked Cecilia.

Best to all,

bill #490536

Donna W. Neal 4/20/2004 3:28:00 AM

Congratulations Bill, well deserved! #492667

Donna W. Neal 4/20/2004 3:28:00 AM

Congratulations Bill, well deserved! #492668

Valerie R. Hutton 4/20/2004 7:50:17 AM

Congratulations Bill on this beautiful image! It has always been a favorite of mine. #493352

Carol Brill 4/22/2004 6:29:11 PM

Bill, I am so glad you persisted and that this wonderful image finally got the recognition it deserved! Congratulations on your win!!! #497662

Tammy McAllister 5/18/2004 6:07:39 AM

I just seen this photo displayed in the winner's circle and it is beautiful!
Cheers #547016

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Taken this past fall. My friend Cecilia works inside the building this ivy covers.

Uploaded on 3/21/2004 4:15:31 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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