Gail Vitikacs Student 7/30/2007 4:05:57 AM

Wonderful attention to details Chris...this is soooooooo beautiful! #702095

Colette M. Metcalf 7/30/2007 4:09:25 AM

Terrific detail and comp!! #4577303

Ken Smith 7/30/2007 4:09:40 AM

I can only imagine the opportunities you must have, working there. Super shot and I like the tones to this! #4577305

Karen L. Sorbello 7/30/2007 4:13:38 AM

Beautiful lines, wonderful composition. The tones are perfect!
-Karen #4577326

Ray & Audrey Clarke 7/30/2007 4:41:51 AM

Great shot Christopher, wonderful details (a) #4577452

Autum Rhoades 7/30/2007 6:20:14 AM

Looks like a painting in my opinion. Love the shadows and the color - wow! #4577906

Nikki McDonald 7/30/2007 1:30:29 PM

Wonderful tones and detail here, Chris. #4579204

Pat Gamwell 7/30/2007 3:31:38 PM

Exquisite details and fabulous sepia tones, Chris! #4579651

Paul Michko 7/30/2007 4:42:00 PM

Wonderful design element, Christopher. #4579907

Susan M. Hembree 7/30/2007 7:15:42 PM

Very nice, Chris. I really like the tones and the clarity is marvelous! #4580458

Margie Hurwich 7/30/2007 8:08:56 PM

Fantastic, Chris!!!! #4580648

Christopher J. Budny 7/31/2007 4:03:24 AM

Thank you all very much! Haven't shot much new in the last 8 weeks, and it is nice to know you all like this one! #4581544

Colleen Farrell 7/31/2007 11:21:02 PM

Fabulous image, Chris! The composition and clarity are great, and the PS work is outstanding. #4585470

Christopher J. Budny 8/1/2007 4:17:00 AM

Thanks, Colleen! I love the clarity of my Canon 100-f/2.8 lens! By far my favorite lens in my bag! #4586142

Michelle L. Frick 8/2/2007 8:20:48 PM

Amazing detail Christopher! I looked through your gallery, and your talent is inspiring! #4593736

Christopher J. Budny 8/3/2007 6:22:43 AM

Thank you very much, Michelle, for your kind words! #4595791

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/15/2007 12:51:53 PM

Spectacular details and textures, nice lighting as well! #4652817

Christopher J. Budny 8/15/2007 2:04:11 PM

Thanks so much, Donna! Fingers crossed! #4652982

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/27/2007 12:05:14 PM

Well you did it Chris, congratulations on your great finalist!!! #4704884

Michelle L. Frick 8/27/2007 12:14:42 PM

Congratulation Chris! I love this image!! Way to go! #4704942

eileen bedford 8/27/2007 1:14:41 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Chris, love the color tones and design... #4705547

Dolly L. Davis 8/27/2007 2:55:26 PM

Congratulations, Chris! Awesome image!! #4706478

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/27/2007 2:58:52 PM

WTG Chris, BIG CONGRAT'S! #4706512

Nikki McDonald 8/27/2007 3:02:14 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Chris. Architectural EOD is a favorite category of mine and this represents it so well. Good luck in the next round. #4706548

Susan M. Hembree 8/27/2007 5:44:51 PM

So simple and yet so very effective. Congratulations, Chris, on the finalist! #4707965

Susan Fox 8/27/2007 6:05:00 PM

Another wonderful finalist Chris! Congrats! #4708144

Colleen Farrell 8/27/2007 8:24:47 PM

I love this one ... big congrats, Chris! #4709319

Christopher J. Budny 8/28/2007 6:35:44 AM

Thank you all so much! This was one of my favorites from July; I was thrilled to see it get a Finalist! #4711100

Autum Rhoades 8/28/2007 11:42:59 AM

Congratulations, Chris! This is awesome! #4712605

Steven E. Ray 8/28/2007 1:51:00 PM

You are the man Chris! For such a short time in photography, your skills are prodigy! Some people have, others don't, you have extra. Congratulations! #4713185

Christopher J. Budny 8/28/2007 2:05:09 PM

Thanks Autum!
And Steve, I really appreciate that; thank you very much! #4713269

Michael S. Swaffar 8/28/2007 4:04:02 PM

Congrats Chris... good luck in the next round. #4713914

Gen Nagase 8/28/2007 5:20:27 PM

Congrats again, Chris!
Excellent ! #4714195

Sherri Gorman 8/28/2007 5:57:43 PM

Congratulations on your AWESOME finalist!!! #4714374

Esther Smith 8/28/2007 6:56:25 PM

Beautiful Finalist!! Congratulations Chris!! #4714615

Su Sana E. P 8/28/2007 7:09:28 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Christopher!! #4714656

Kaye Burazin 8/28/2007 7:46:15 PM

Texture and detail, a winning combination Chris. Congrats! #4714812

Susana Heide 8/28/2007 8:10:57 PM

Another fantastic finalist for you Chris!!! Congratulations!!!! #4714917

Cora Miller 8/29/2007 12:35:39 AM

Excellent use of enhancements to make this even more pleasing to the eye. Congratulations. #4715914

Katarina Mansson 8/29/2007 3:24:27 AM

Excellent presentation - I love it! Congratulations on yet another finalist Chris! #4716472

Christopher J. Budny 8/29/2007 6:43:52 AM

Thanks so much, everyone, for the warm comments! #4717342

Mick Burkey 8/29/2007 9:44:02 AM

I didn't get the chance before to congratulate you, Chris, on this outstanding image. The clarity of the boss stone is amazing. Wonderful work!! #4718420

Christopher J. Budny 8/29/2007 1:45:16 PM

Thanks Mick, for checking this one out! I really love this 100mm lens; it always gives clear results! #4719756

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EF100, f/11, 1/30th Second, -ISO 100, 2/3ev, RAW, tripod
A boss stone in the vaulted ceiling of the "Women's Porch" (the north entrance to Washington National Cathedral.)
Sepia toning, Hue adjustments, Diffuse and slight grain applied in RAW Converter & PSE2.
07/07 Finalist; DD

Uploaded on 7/30/2007 3:59:13 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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