Ceiling of Colors

© Susan M. Hembree

Ceiling of Colors

Su Sana E. P level-classic 8/29/2007 12:25:26 AM

Great capture and excellent framing of this magnificent view, Susan!! #725451

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 8/29/2007 12:34:08 AM

This is very lovely Susan, great work...Dominick #4715902

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 8/29/2007 12:38:03 AM

Thanks, Susana and Dominick! #4715927

Jennifer L. Alder 8/29/2007 12:39:42 AM

:) #4715939

Mitzie Loland 8/29/2007 1:00:58 AM

Great photo Susan! #4716051

Jeff Robinson level-classic 8/29/2007 3:54:57 AM

Great composition, lighting and capture! Jeff #4716611

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 8/29/2007 9:21:05 AM

Thanks, Jennifer, Mitzie, and Jeff for your comments! #4718201

Susie Peek-Swint 8/30/2007 11:53:48 PM

Really beautiful Susan ~ what a wonderful place!
Welcome to 101 too :)
susie #4726488

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 8/31/2007 5:22:27 AM

Thanks so much, Susie! #4727412

Nikki McDonald level-classic 9/1/2007 5:44:44 PM

Has Chris seen this? It is amazing!! Love the pov, the colors and the details. Great job, Susan. #4733885

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 9/1/2007 6:53:24 PM

Yes, Chris has seen it, Nikki. The colors are different than anything else I have taken at the cathedral. That's because I shot with my white balanace on irridescent lights at +2. And I had my camera set to "Vivid" on Optimize Photo. My ISO was also at the highest level. It really turned out different. Thanks for your comment. #4734165

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 9/1/2007 8:37:20 PM

Not irridescent, I meant incandescent! Geez, I'm having one of those senior moment days! #4734500

Autum Rhoades 9/21/2007 10:19:38 AM

Fantastic finalist, Susan! GREAT work! #4820916

Vikram Jamwal 9/21/2007 12:32:12 PM

Lovely finalist Susan!!! Congratulations!!! #4822016

Stan Kwasniowski 9/21/2007 12:40:19 PM

Susan, excellent, and congratulations #4822098

Geraldine E. Lefoe 9/21/2007 2:28:16 PM

Congratulations Susan, love what you have done here. Best of luck in the next round. #4822970

Christopher Budny level-classic 9/21/2007 2:55:01 PM

I remember this! ;) Congratulations on making Finalist, Sue! I love the colorful capture here! #4823132

Sam Britt level-classic 9/21/2007 6:38:32 PM

Congratulations Susan! #4824410

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 9/21/2007 7:18:53 PM

Thank you Autum, Vikram, Stan, Geraldine, Chris and Samantha for your kind responses! #4824648

Su Sana E. P level-classic 9/21/2007 8:29:40 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Susan!! #4825036

Datha Y. Thompson 9/21/2007 9:37:56 PM

Congratulations Susan!! :0) #4825244

Marie Fields level-classic 9/22/2007 7:20:23 AM

Wow! This is incredible, Susan! Congratulations! #4827032

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 9/22/2007 11:28:53 AM

Congratulations Susan...Dominick #4827937

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/22/2007 12:47:56 PM

Congratulations,Susan!!! #4828288

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 9/22/2007 5:39:35 PM

Thanks SuSana, Datha, Marie, Dominick, and Patrick! #4829216

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 9/22/2007 6:08:50 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4829365

Susan Fox 9/23/2007 8:04:08 AM

Congratulations Sue on this great finalist! #4832005

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 9/24/2007 4:32:51 AM

Congratulations to you Sue! Best of luck in the finals! #4836256

Christopher Budny level-classic 9/24/2007 10:48:15 AM

SUE! Way to go! Congrats on the gold! #4837936

Les Rhoades level-classic 9/24/2007 10:53:44 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this well deserving WINNER!


Nikki McDonald level-classic 9/24/2007 10:54:47 AM

Super win here, Sue. The colors, light, clarity, and pov are all wonderful. And of course the design elements are definite and striking. I love this. Congratulations on your 2nd place win. #4838001

Luigi Di Serio level-classic 9/24/2007 11:17:02 AM

This is amazing and I just came back from DC and never got a chance to go to this cathedral. I missed up but I am glad you captured it and presented it for us so well #4838188

Pat Gamwell level-classic 9/24/2007 11:25:48 AM

WooHoo! WTG, girl! Superb winner! #4838247

Cyn Valentine level-classic 9/24/2007 11:26:09 AM

Stunning image Susan..big congratulations!! #4838249

Sam Britt level-classic 9/24/2007 12:20:52 PM

Congratulations on this winner, Susan! #4838530

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 9/24/2007 1:00:02 PM

WTG Susan!!!
Time to grab a cup of tea, sit back in front of your e-mail and soak up the praise!!!
So well-deserved!!!
This is a magnificent winner!
--Lisa #4838773

Geraldine E. Lefoe level-classic 9/24/2007 2:53:06 PM

Congrats on your well deserved win Susan - well done #4839223

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 9/24/2007 3:20:19 PM

Oh, my gosh! I am dancing in my red shoes! This is such a surprise for me! Thank you, thank you, thank you everyone! And a special thanks to Chris Budny for being so kind for taking me up to the balcony of the NC that day! I'll be forever grateful, Chris! #4839335

Christopher Budny level-classic 9/24/2007 3:32:47 PM

Your welcome, Sue; it was my pleasure bringing you up to the triforium level!
Boy, two medals from our afternoon/evening shoot together! Perhaps I'm a good luck charm! #4839401

Sherry K. Adkins level-classic 9/24/2007 3:40:36 PM

Wow, Susan, this is just incredible. I love this. Congrats on your winner.....VERY well deserved! #4839433

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 9/24/2007 4:50:42 PM

I told you I learned a lot from you that day, Chris! And yes, I would say you are my good luck charm! Thanks again and thank you, Sherry for your wonderful response! #4839946

Michelle L. Frick 9/24/2007 4:56:55 PM

Congratulations on the gold Sue!!! This is BEAUTIFUL!!! #4839989

Susan Fox 9/24/2007 5:04:59 PM

Congratulations Sue on your win!!!! #4840064

Susan T. Evans 9/24/2007 5:33:48 PM

Congrats on this awesome winner, Susan!!! WTG! #4840270

Su Sana E. P level-classic 9/24/2007 6:07:58 PM

Congratulations on your Win, Susan!! #4840462

Evy Johansen level-classic 9/24/2007 6:42:25 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved win, Susan!! #4840674

Susana Ms Heide 9/24/2007 7:38:38 PM

Fantastic display of light and designs!! Congrats Susan!! #4841059

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 9/24/2007 7:38:51 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4841060

Stanley C. Sims 9/24/2007 9:23:59 PM

Stunning is all I can say. Big congrats on this winner. #4841418

Esra Belgin 9/25/2007 6:40:06 AM

Beautiful shot, Susan. Congratulations on your win. #4843487

Jenny Bosmans 9/25/2007 11:40:06 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Susan! :) #4844782

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 9/25/2007 6:16:43 PM

Thank you all so very much! It was a real surprise to me, but one I really have appreciated. #4845969

Rhonda Burger 9/26/2007 2:33:03 AM

Congratulations Susan. Much deserved. Rhonda #4847037

Datha Y. Thompson 9/26/2007 8:05:30 AM

Congratulations on the Gold Susan!!! This is GORGEOUS!!! I Love it :0) going in my Favs!!! #4848591

Don Johnson level-classic 9/26/2007 12:44:13 PM


Wonderful shot. Great composition and I love the colors. Congratulations on you win! #4849427

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 9/26/2007 3:47:19 PM

Thanks so much, Rhonda, Datha, and Don! #4850085

Janine Russell level-classic 9/29/2007 1:08:54 PM

Tom, very nice colors, lighting and DOF; big congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4861698

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 10/1/2007 8:23:21 AM

Congrats on your win with this wonderful capture!

Wally Orlowsky 10/5/2007 11:22:44 AM

Belated congratulations on this glorious winner, Susan!!! #4886690

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 10/5/2007 2:54:28 PM

Thanks, Janine, Corinne, and Wally for your very thoughtful comments! #4887376

Robert Baer 10/7/2007 8:03:37 AM

congratulations for this wonderful win. #4893288

Patrick R. McMullen 10/13/2007 8:28:27 AM

Congratulations Susan! Fantastic colors!
Pat #4920292

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 11/11/2007 8:17:21 AM

Not sure how I missed this fabulous image...but it is stunning! Congratulations again Susan! #5057803

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 11/11/2007 1:02:12 PM

Thanks Justin, Patrick, and Gail for your comments! I appreciate them. #5058641

Erika Haight 11/11/2007 9:56:03 PM

Congrats Susan! This photo is amazing! Erika :0) #5060362

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 11/12/2007 6:51:17 PM

Susan, I had to come back for another peek. Simply spectacular!
--Lisa #5065418

Kelly M. Rowland 11/29/2007 9:22:31 PM

Wow, how beautiful! #5149797

Michelle R. Kovach 1/2/2008 6:52:56 AM

Congrats on your Snapshot Newsletter Features! #5281278

Christopher Budny level-classic 1/2/2008 7:52:47 AM

Congratulations, Sue, on the inclusion in Snapshot #349! #5281574

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/2/2008 9:49:34 AM

Congratulations on both of these shots, Sue--they are fantastic and it's no surprise that they have caught the eye of someone at BP more than once. #5282049

Don Johnson level-classic 1/3/2008 6:53:40 AM

Congratuations on you Second Place win. Well deserved because this is a wonderful image. #5285954

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-classic 8/16/2008 12:21:07 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic win, Susan!!! Terrific composition, lines, colors, details and perspective.

I have a image with coridor im my gallery, but I do not know is it ok. :) #6321866

Renata Gusciora level-classic 8/17/2008 4:16:39 AM

Oh,this is lovely!Fantastic shot,Susan!Congratulations! #6323660

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August 2007 Elements of Design
Ceiling of the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. taken in the back balcony.

Uploaded on 8/29/2007 12:10:08 AM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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