© Alexis Yobbagy


Dave Hubbs 4/28/2007 10:47:33 AM

I love the framing..nice shot... #645817

Sherri Gorman 4/28/2007 11:43:15 AM

I love this Alexis!!!! What an awesome shot!!!! Great tones, framing and dof!!! #4224823

Louise Kumpf 4/28/2007 12:29:43 PM

Great shot, Alexis, and very inventive! I love your choice of black & white. #4224893

Cary Rogers 4/28/2007 12:46:37 PM

Tres cool, Alexis! Great contrast of foreground with BG, and nice, "washed-out" BG. Well-conceived and composed image! #4224921

Holly Hitchcock 4/28/2007 2:16:49 PM

Wonderful image in every way! Love the POV and WOW...great capture on the rain drop!!! Really brings it up a notch! #4225096

John Connolly 4/28/2007 2:53:50 PM

Great original work, and a wonderful presentation, Alexis! #4225175

Denise M. Snyder 4/28/2007 4:52:35 PM

This is FABULOUS! I think this one has WINNER written all over it! #4225359

Alexis Yobbagy 4/28/2007 5:12:31 PM

Thank you for all the nice comments!!! :-) #4225402

Melissa G. Meiselman 4/28/2007 5:25:28 PM

OHHHH this is the perfect shot rain with the two umbrellas dripping and everything so gray. Great sho, Alexis!!! #4225446

Su Sana E. P 4/28/2007 7:49:59 PM

Great capture with fantastic framing and perspective, Alexis!! This will be back for sure. #4225936

Paul E. Earl 4/28/2007 8:54:55 PM

What clever composition!! Fantastic image, Alexis! #4226102

Jennifer L. Taranto 4/30/2007 7:06:44 AM

I love the use of dof. Great tones. A very creative shot! #4230927

Christy Nichols 4/30/2007 9:02:17 AM

LOVE this, Alexis!! Wonderful conversion, POV and DOF!!! #4231363

Christeena J. Knowles 4/30/2007 7:30:00 PM

This photo has impact, I can easily imagine myself under the umbrella.
Beautiful! It's a winner. #4233228

Nadine A. Lewis 5/1/2007 8:00:37 AM

OUTSTANDING!!!! Looks like a winner to me!!! <>< #4235267

Chastity Abbott 5/6/2007 9:00:26 AM

I LOVE this!!! A PERFECT conversion for sure!!! The details from the drops along with the dof is just wonderful! Great work here! #4253302

Remi Trepanier 5/6/2007 3:32:11 PM

Beautiful capture and awesoem DoF Alexis! #4254144

Su Sana E. P 5/23/2007 4:31:38 PM

I knew it. Congratulations, Alexis!! #4318638

Denise M. Snyder 5/23/2007 4:44:29 PM

Told you so!!! Congratulations! #4318794

Sherri Gorman 5/23/2007 5:32:19 PM

Congratulations on your AWESOME finalist!!! I knew we'd see this one again. Good luck next round. #4319289

David Pratt 5/23/2007 5:45:38 PM

Congrats Alexis on this cool finalist! #4319385

Cyn Valentine 5/23/2007 5:50:46 PM

Big congrats Alexis!! #4319432

Graeme yew Chow 5/23/2007 6:40:39 PM

Well composed finalist, congrats Alexis. #4319850

Jeana Clark 5/23/2007 8:08:56 PM


~Jeana~ #4320662

Jennifer L. Taranto 5/24/2007 8:58:20 AM

CONGRATS!!! #4324225

Chastity Abbott 5/24/2007 12:45:57 PM

This was one of my favorite posts from you!!! I am so glad to see it again! HUGE's wonderful! :) #4324922

Christy Nichols 5/24/2007 1:27:00 PM

YAY!! Big Congratulations to you, Alexis, on this beyond awesome finalist!! #4325121

Datha Y. Thompson 5/24/2007 1:36:57 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!! :0) WTG Alexis!! Love it #4325192

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 5/24/2007 3:39:31 PM

Congratulation on this image, Alexis!!!! #4325763

Dave Hubbs 5/24/2007 5:19:57 PM

Congrats Alexis...I really luv this image..a perfect picture!!! #4325968

Alexis Yobbagy 5/24/2007 6:51:14 PM

Thank you everyone for all your comments and congratulations!!! #4326289

KV Day 5/24/2007 7:24:23 PM

Very cool shot, congrats #4326457

Su Sana E. P 5/24/2007 8:09:36 PM

Wow!! Alexis, HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this well deserving First Place Win!! #4326582

Colette M. Metcalf 5/24/2007 8:24:36 PM

Congratulations!!! #4326648

Chastity Abbott 5/24/2007 8:28:42 PM

OH MY WORD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Am I ever SO happy for you!!!!! I told you this was one awesome portrait!!!!!! HUGE CONGRATS ON YOUR WINNINGS!!!!!!! :) :) #4326681

Datha Y. Thompson 5/24/2007 8:32:29 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Alexis on your First Place Win!!! WoooHoooo :0) #4326714

Erica Murphy 5/24/2007 8:40:15 PM

Awesome first place winner!!!! I love this!! Congratulations!

Erica #4326774

Dominick M. Dimacale 5/24/2007 9:08:37 PM

Congratulations Alexis on your first place win...Dominick #4326857

Graeme yew Chow 5/24/2007 11:04:24 PM

Huge congratulations ! awesme winner, Alexis. #4327114

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/25/2007 3:12:01 AM

Creative use of perspective and lighting, a big congratulations!!! #4327615

Paul E. Earl 5/25/2007 3:21:39 AM

A fantastic image that deserves all the prizes it can get. Well done!! #4327690

Megan p 5/25/2007 5:04:13 AM

This is SO well seen, I love it!! Congratulations on your fabulous Win Alexis!!! #4328216

RC Fritz 5/25/2007 5:28:02 AM

Fantastic POV, Alexis. Congratulations on your First Place WIN! #4328346

Denise M. Snyder 5/25/2007 5:41:25 AM

I love it when I'm right! LOL! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4328424

Kay E. Mahoney 5/25/2007 6:08:11 AM

Alexis ,Congratulations on your first place winner. #4328555

Jennifer L. Taranto 5/25/2007 6:22:01 AM

A very well deserved win!! #4328657

Remi Trepanier 5/25/2007 7:24:29 AM

Well diserve first place winner Alexis!!! #4328980

Cyn Valentine 5/25/2007 7:28:29 AM

Congratulations Alexis! #4328990

Sherri Gorman 5/25/2007 7:34:20 AM

Congratulations Alexis!!! I am so glad to see this win 1st place. This is a favorite of mine. Absolutely AWESOME capture!!!! Way to go!!!! #4329009

Jeana Clark 5/25/2007 11:54:43 AM


~Jeana~ #4329652

Rakesh Syal 5/25/2007 12:51:11 PM

Congratulations on your First Place WIN, Alexis!! #4329796

John Connolly 5/25/2007 2:24:39 PM

I was hopoing we would see this one again, Alexis! Congratulations on your First Place Win! #4330010

Cora Miller 5/25/2007 8:56:50 PM

Very effective use of dof. Congratulations on your win with this fine image. #4331039

Alexis Yobbagy 5/25/2007 9:09:33 PM

Thank you to all my great friends at BP!!! I have to admit that I'm pretty thrilled by this!!! :-) #4331064

Janine Russell 5/25/2007 9:33:34 PM


Jane M 5/26/2007 3:44:06 AM

Excellent comp and a well desreved win. Congrats! #4331786

Jenny D 5/26/2007 10:37:39 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!! You SO deserve this!! #4333059

Tarun Bose 5/26/2007 11:22:46 AM

Big, big congrats Alexis on your first place winner. Excellent work. #4333138

Judy V. Kennamer 5/26/2007 9:39:03 PM

Congratulations Alexis - this is beautiful! #4334545

Derek D. Dafoe 5/27/2007 5:20:11 PM

Congrats on this fine First place win!!! Very original!! #4337030

Madhu Ramaswamy 5/27/2007 7:51:04 PM

Awesome shot. Congrats!!! #4337399

Michelle L. Frick 5/28/2007 10:27:48 AM

Congratulations Alexis! This is such a beautiful image! #4339424

Allison Gaulin 5/28/2007 10:39:07 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your win!! This is an incredible image- LOVE the DOF and composition overall! #4339445

Rusty Bright 5/28/2007 11:40:26 PM

Congratulations Alexis. Great B & W image. I can feel the day when I look at your picture. #4341022

Rusty Bright 5/28/2007 11:40:28 PM

Congratulations Alexis. Great B & W image. I can feel the day when I look at your picture. #4341023

John O Storck 6/2/2007 3:02:39 PM

This is so great... I love the mood you captured, very special image. #4358850

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 6/4/2007 2:14:24 PM

Super capture, Alexis .. and Congrats on this 1st Place Winner .... steve #4365358

Lorri Shank 6/5/2007 7:11:01 PM

Congratulations, Alexis. A superb image! #4369610

Patrick R. McMullen 6/6/2007 5:24:17 PM

Great shot Alexis! Congratulations on it! Beautiful black and white!
Pat #4373350

Phillip R. Connolly 6/10/2007 5:19:15 PM

I have only just caught up with this one Alexis and what a great theme winner it is. Top shot!

Phil #4384492

Elizabeth A. Marker 6/15/2007 9:07:52 PM

Wonderful image!! Congratulations!! #4401714

Ugur Erkmen 6/17/2007 11:43:23 AM

Very creative.Well deserving image.I love it.Congratulations. #4406017

Heather 6/24/2007 12:41:11 PM

Awesome Capture! Very Creative!

~Have a Look at my Gallery..... #4431411

Allan L. Dy 7/2/2007 1:34:41 PM

Truly a winner! Super! #4466848

Vikram Jamwal 7/11/2007 1:34:14 PM

I know it is already a winner, but I am very impressed by this image Alexis! Superb composition!!!! #4497603

Mary K. Robison 7/27/2007 12:04:37 AM

A VERY belated Congratulations on your well-deserved First Place Win, Alexis!
Lovely b&w image!


Jimmy Bhogal 7/27/2007 5:33:16 AM

Gorgeous work Alexis !


William Moore 7/29/2007 11:22:29 AM

terrific the b&w..congrats #4574977

Shawn Jennings 7/31/2007 9:45:32 AM

Excellent shot, Alexis! The dof is perfect! #4583062

Edward Taguba 8/7/2007 10:47:39 AM

Wowsers, what a beautiful piece of photograph. #4614265

Vishal Sharma 8/13/2007 12:14:20 PM

Excellent shot rain with the umbrellas dripping in gray. Congratulations!!! #4642340

Christopher G. Jamison 8/15/2007 11:38:27 AM

wow! what an absolutely AWESOME image! and instant favorite! congrats on a well deserved winner!

I look forward to seeing much more of your work!

(ps...thanks for the kind comment!!) #4652543

Toni Riggs 8/16/2007 12:30:31 PM

Cool image! Great composition, love the perspective! #4657447

Jim Britt 8/19/2007 10:40:11 AM

This shot is fantastic! Was it black and white originally? SO many great compliments on this shot and well deserved. You have a great eye - all your shots are excellent. #4669197

Autum Rhoades 8/22/2007 12:19:18 PM

This is awesome! Congrats on your wonderful win! #4684254

Vicki Zoller 8/23/2007 6:25:49 AM

WOW this is incredible!!!
Your DOF on this is spot on, and the BW...well it worked...
YEP...I can see why it was a WINNER!!! #4687724

Lexi West 8/29/2007 7:45:54 AM

Congrats on win. Absolutely beautiful photograph!!! #4717589

Toni Riggs 8/29/2007 9:24:17 AM

Congrats! #4718232

Nir .b. 9/6/2007 8:59:58 AM

Amazing-great capture and great sharpness.
Nir .B.
Israel. #4755305

Manos Peponas 9/6/2007 11:08:23 AM

it deserves to be a winner, excellent!!! #4755791

Suzanne Chouinard 9/8/2007 6:24:02 PM

A pure marvel. Such precision and awsome composition. Award well deserved. :-) #4765453

Roger Fry 9/9/2007 11:41:33 AM

Excellent composition Alexis!

Roger #4768354

Sandra R. Alvey 9/30/2007 9:40:33 AM

Alexis this is a FANTASTIC Capture!! I love the composition, and the clarity is crystal clear! I'm so happy they recognized your tallent and congrats on your 1st place!! :D

Sandi #4864636

Peter R. Hammer 10/5/2007 2:43:08 PM

Superb! #4887330

Mike Dawson 10/8/2007 3:59:59 PM

Great Use of Shallow DOF. Congrats! #4899671

Yves Rubin 10/24/2007 11:58:41 AM

Beautiful! What a terrific way to convey mood and sense of time. #4972687

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/1/2007 4:59:02 PM

Outstanding winning image, great eye for details and tones! #5016030

Crystal L. Craig 11/5/2007 7:20:14 PM

Oh Alexis, this is absolutely fabulous! Congrats on your win, I can't believe I missed this! Wonderfully creative, incredible clarity, awesome concept & well executed. Love it! *Click* Right into my favorites! #5033141

Vladan D. Djordjevic 12/1/2007 2:44:24 PM

This is one of the most beautiful photos, and I would like to watch it every day at my home. My favorite!


Jennie Marie Schell 12/3/2007 8:14:30 AM

Wonderful capture, great composition!
Congrats! #5163515

Manuel Barrera 12/17/2007 4:23:33 PM

Well deserved! #5220279

Erika Haight 1/1/2008 1:40:31 PM

A beautiful Win Alexis! Way to go!!!! erika #5277694

Anna M. Halasz 1/14/2008 7:02:58 PM

Brilliant! Anna

Sandra Freyler 1/27/2008 11:59:39 AM

Love your perspective on this image, Alexis! Amazing shot! :)
Congrats! #5403980

JoeLynn Daugherty 2/6/2008 4:31:00 AM

I realize this shot was submitted back in April, but I just saw it. No wonder it was a winner. You did a fantastic job! Well deserved first place! Very creative. As others have said, great DOF, POV, contrast, and composition. Well done! #5451802

Nemil B. Chabebe 2/25/2008 9:12:46 PM

Congratulations on this winner, it is a magnificent picture, with a perfect composition and lovely B&W, and great light/shadows. #5552053

Paul G Slate 4/22/2008 5:03:08 PM

this is fantastic! #5826687

Anthony 8/25/2008 12:06:48 AM

Great capture, also...congrats on your award!..cheers!! #6362339

Chuck Bruton 9/24/2008 2:18:03 PM

Very creative image as is your gallery
Good job #6507022

Zsuzsanna M. Szugyi 11/2/2008 1:07:48 PM

How I missed this before! Congratulation to you Alexis!! #6697595

Renee Doyle 1/19/2009 6:26:41 PM

Incredible work Alexis!!! Your whole gallery is amazing! #7053983

Ivan Chacon 1/21/2009 1:40:35 PM

I agree with Renee! Big Congrats!!! #7061877

Toni A. Martin 4/21/2010 11:54:28 PM

I am so glad I stumbled into your gallery. You do awesome work and are so creative! Good luck in all you do. I love the creativity of this image. So clever. The raindrops on the umbrella make the image, along with the figure with the other umbrella. I am so envious. #8560547

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ISO 200, F8, 1/60. SB800 angled up into umbrella. 22mm on 12-24 lens.

Uploaded on 4/28/2007 10:03:29 AM

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Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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