Judy A. Lawhon 3/31/2007 6:28:46 AM

I love the angle you chose for this and the saturation really brings out the color....well done, Chris!! #629423

Christopher Budny 3/31/2007 6:32:53 AM

Thanks, Judy! It was surprising to see how much stuff was floating on the surface, when I edited the image. #4115221

Dr Silly 3/31/2007 6:42:45 AM

love the colors and the angle of the water. :O)

Dr Silly 3/31/2007 6:44:36 AM

love the colors and the angle of the water. :O)

Les Rhoades 3/31/2007 6:47:55 AM

Caught my eye right from the start. I didn't even realize it was yours until I clicked on it. Super Well Done Chris! #4115267

Joerg Schlagheck 3/31/2007 7:05:42 AM

Very impressive! #4115331

Casey A. Hanson 3/31/2007 8:31:11 AM

Love it!!! Too cool, Chris :0) #4115538

Christopher Budny 3/31/2007 8:31:35 AM

Doc, Les & Casey, thank you very much! #4115540

Christopher Budny 3/31/2007 8:36:24 AM

Oops... Joerg too! ;) #4115557

Katarina Mansson 3/31/2007 8:45:09 AM

Wonderful light, clarity, angle and colours! Simply beautiful! #4115590

Susan Fox 3/31/2007 8:55:18 AM

Beautiful! Love the colors, lines and the angle of the photo. Makes a wonderful abstract. #4115624

Robert Baer 3/31/2007 9:16:42 AM

beautiful abstract. love the colors! #4115699

Dominick M. Dimacale 3/31/2007 11:06:48 AM

This is beautiful Christopher...Dominick #4115984

Kara L. Hendricks 3/31/2007 12:53:57 PM

This is gorgeous Christopher!!! #4116396

Susie Peek-Swint 3/31/2007 2:01:19 PM

Stunning abstract Chris ~ love the reflected colour... great job on 'cleaning up the river' :) #4116564

Christopher Budny 3/31/2007 5:09:23 PM

Thank you, folks, for checking it out, and your comments!
I went back into DC today, to the same general area (the famous cherry blossoms are hitting peak this week!) but the sky was not nearly as pretty as yesterday... no water reflection shots, but hopefully one or two others to share! #4116980

Christine Czernin 4/1/2007 1:36:05 PM

Striking abstract,Christopher.
The clarity and colour are amazing. #4119474

Christopher Budny 4/1/2007 7:29:32 PM

Thank you, Christine! The colors needed a little push to pop, but I loved the silky feel of the water's surface, at 1/30th second! I got another, aimed directly under the bridge (no sunset color at all, as a result) that is really cool (I think) as a B/W image... #4120211

Shawn Jennings 4/3/2007 2:52:22 PM

Great shot Christopher! Super clarity, color and angle on this. #4126725

Christopher Budny 4/3/2007 7:10:10 PM

Thanks, Shawn! #4127433

Carol Teal 4/24/2007 3:39:26 PM

Congrats again Christopher! I like the colors and ripples! #4205368

Kate Jackson 4/24/2007 4:00:44 PM

Congrats on all your finalists Christopher! What a wonderful abstract! #4205561

Gail Vitikacs 4/24/2007 4:10:56 PM

Fantastic! CONGRATULATIONS Chris! #4205651

Holly Shao 4/24/2007 4:30:25 PM

Amazing image and colors, Chris! Congratulations again and Good Luck!

Holly #4205822

Bob Cammarata 4/24/2007 5:10:40 PM


Congrats on your Finalist with this one.

Bob #4206173

Tamera S. Phillips 4/24/2007 5:28:35 PM

Great lines and color Chris. Congrats to you on this great finalist! #4206309

Christopher Budny 4/24/2007 6:17:04 PM

Thanks, folks! My second-favorite from March entries! #4206662

Sharon Day 4/24/2007 7:13:07 PM

A gorgeous abstract, Chris!!! Congratulations and good luck next round! #4207238

John Caruso 4/24/2007 7:28:57 PM

Rock on and well done, Chris! Congrats on your silver, and here's to a push toward a well deserved gold! #4207373

Denise M. Snyder 4/24/2007 7:37:53 PM

This is beautiful! Congratulations! #4207466

Susan Fox 4/24/2007 8:00:08 PM

Glad to see this one make finalist :-)

Another congrats Chris!!! #4207681

Esther Smith 4/24/2007 8:10:20 PM

Beautiful!! Congratulations Chris!! #4207726

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/25/2007 3:30:45 AM

Well Done,Chris ... Congrats on your finalist ... Hurk #4209134

Katarina Mansson 4/25/2007 4:04:13 AM

This is such a beautiful picture - it provides a sense of calmness - congrats on another well deserved finalist! #4209290

Megan p 4/25/2007 4:22:43 AM

Congratulations Chris!! this is truly beautiful! I too feel the calm. #4209411

Dr Silly 4/25/2007 5:21:32 AM

Congrats, Chris. :O)

Christopher Budny 4/25/2007 6:51:33 AM

Thank you all so much! #4210738

Janine Russell 4/25/2007 7:53:52 AM

Chris, great colors and light; congratulations on your finalist. #4211186

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/25/2007 9:02:52 AM

Congratulations on making the Finalist level, Chris ... Good luck in the next round ... steve #4211642

Robyn Gwilt 4/25/2007 12:03:18 PM

Hey there - haven't visited your gallery in a while - this is stunning!!!! The angle and the orange and blue are very striking. Congrats on your finalist :) Good luck. #4212460

Mick Burkey 4/25/2007 12:52:48 PM

Congraqts, Chris! Another fine image recognized. Good luck in the next round. #4212669

Christopher Budny 4/25/2007 1:46:19 PM

Thanks, everyone! #4212847

Claudia Kuhn 4/25/2007 5:50:34 PM

Wonderful and colorful abstract Chris, congrats and good luck! #4213777

Graeme yew Chow 4/26/2007 6:06:16 AM

Fantastic reflections ! congrats on your finalist, Chris. #4216055

Christopher Budny 4/26/2007 10:01:34 AM

Claudia & Graeme, thank you both! #4217113

Shawn Jennings 4/26/2007 10:12:18 AM

Fantastic Christopher! Congratulations on your finalist! #4217157

Thomas A. Statas 4/27/2007 6:10:57 AM

Nice Shot, Well Done! #4220580

Christopher Budny 4/27/2007 8:38:57 AM

Thank you, Tom & Shawn! I used this image to create a "darkroom" image in April... we'll see if it gets a favorable nod ;) #4221082

Christopher Budny 8/6/2007 6:54:27 PM

Completely, absolutely BEAUTIFUL Chris! And congrats too! :} #4611054

Christopher Budny 8/6/2007 6:57:29 PM

Thank you, Angela! I used this to create my "Fusion" finalist as well. I just love the undulating curves on the water's surface. #4611070

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f/4.5, 1/30th Second, ISO64, Daylight.
Sunset reflections on the Potomac River, 7:36 last night, at the Roosevelt Bridge.
Levels and Saturation boost, spot Cloning in PSE2.
03/07 Finalist - Catchall

Uploaded on 3/31/2007 6:09:21 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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