The Holdout

© Claudia Kuhn

The Holdout

Joy Brown level-deluxe 10/31/2004 5:16:54 AM

Great shot, Claudia! #183971

Cathy Gregor 10/31/2004 5:24:00 AM

Nice one Claudia!
-cathy #880521

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 10/31/2004 5:30:10 AM



Just wanted to tell you that your work has been superb lately Claudia! You're really on a roll... and inspiring! Great lines and composition in this one! Congrats on your PSD finalists too!

Patricia A. Kuniega

Thanks so much Pat, Joy and Cathy for commenting.










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William C. Raco level-deluxe 10/31/2004 5:33:19 AM

Wow, this is so beautiful.
I love the lone leaf's color, it's star like shape, the way it sprouts from the branch, the bare twig behind and the complimentary background.
Such a splendid autumn image, Claudia

bill #880539

Eric Bancroft 10/31/2004 5:33:46 AM

Excellent composition and sue of color. Beautiful ! #880540

Donna J. Taff 10/31/2004 5:44:28 AM

Beautiful, Claudia!!!!! #880572

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 10/31/2004 5:54:52 AM

Excellent! Pat is right! #880605

Kelly Abernathy level-deluxe 10/31/2004 6:04:56 AM

I agree with Pat too! Simply beautiful! -K #880637

S J level-deluxe 10/31/2004 6:08:26 AM

Terrific image, Claudia! I agree with everyone about that! #880652

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 10/31/2004 6:12:32 AM

Thanks so much Bill, Eric, Donna, Carolyn, K, and Sanjay for your kind words! #880671

Charlene Bayerle level-deluxe 10/31/2004 6:37:06 AM

This is beautiful Claudia....wonderful composition!!! #880804

Wendy Amdahl level-deluxe 10/31/2004 6:43:16 AM

Love this shot...so well done. And the perfect title as well! Super job Claudia! #880827

Murry Grigsby 10/31/2004 6:52:07 AM

Beautiful Claudia! To me it has an delicate oriental feel :0) #880875

Dolores Neilson level-deluxe 10/31/2004 7:44:41 AM

Exquisite, Claudia!! Perfect title too!! #881041

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 10/31/2004 7:51:06 AM

Thanks for your comments Charlene, Wendy, Murry and Dolores. #881059

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 10/31/2004 8:11:02 AM

Oh yea this is wonderfully done. Great detail and contrast in colors. Great eye and capture Claudia. #881137

Kathleen Clemons 10/31/2004 8:26:10 AM

This one really made me smile, Claudia. Excellent! #881178

Shirley L. Carpenter 10/31/2004 10:00:32 AM

Love the image, composition and title Claudia!!!! #881331

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 10/31/2004 11:01:38 AM

Great eye. I love the simplicity. Just a super image!

Happy Halloween! #881443

Colleen Braun 10/31/2004 12:00:30 PM

beautiful... #881500

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 10/31/2004 12:02:09 PM

Thanks for your comments, Darren, Kathleen, Shirley, Stephen, and Colleen. #881503

Leonard Pierce 10/31/2004 6:14:07 PM

Excellent shot Claudia!!! #881871

Ellen Peach level-deluxe 10/31/2004 6:22:37 PM

Awesome work, Claudia....love it! #881879

Wally Orlowsky level-deluxe 11/15/2004 5:01:43 PM

Congratulations on this finalist, Claudia! #911935

Terry R. Hatfield level-deluxe 11/15/2004 5:09:35 PM

Congratulations On Your Finalist Claudia!! #911994

Ed Heaton 11/15/2004 5:17:06 PM

Hi Claudia,

Congratulations On Your Finalist #912069

Janet Detota 11/15/2004 5:25:27 PM

Fabulous capture! Love the BG! Congratulations, Claudia! #912185

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe 11/15/2004 5:25:44 PM

Congratulations on your finalist!!!
Kathleen #912190

Patricia A. Kuniega level-deluxe 11/15/2004 5:32:40 PM

Congratulations on your exquisite finalist Claudia! #912263

Ellen Peach level-deluxe 11/15/2004 5:36:06 PM

Congrats, Claudia! #912318

Wendy Amdahl level-deluxe 11/15/2004 5:37:53 PM

Congrats Claudia! :o) #912346

William C. Raco level-deluxe 11/15/2004 5:43:13 PM

I love this, Claudia!
Best wishes for this entry.
It's lovely
Congratulations,


bill #912434

Cindy Paquette 11/15/2004 5:55:16 PM

Just lovely Claudia! Congratulations on this shot! #912639

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 11/15/2004 6:11:12 PM

No surprise here. Congratulations On Your Finalist. #912890

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe 11/15/2004 6:12:28 PM

Congrats, Claudia on a great image!!! #912906

Kip T. Berger level-deluxe 11/15/2004 6:41:25 PM

Congratulations for your finalist entry Claudia! #913327

Kelly Abernathy level-deluxe 11/15/2004 6:42:18 PM

Well deserved! Congrats Claudia! -K #913340

Dale Ann Cubbage level-deluxe 11/15/2004 6:50:13 PM

Congrats on your finalist, Claudia!

da #913459

Wendy Stevenson level-deluxe 11/15/2004 7:01:23 PM

Congratulations Claudia on making the finals. Best wishes on the next round! #913604

Donna J. Taff level-deluxe 11/15/2004 7:01:54 PM

Congrat's, Claudia!!!! #913613

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 11/15/2004 7:04:42 PM

Thanks so much for your congrats, Wally, Terry, Ed, Janet, Kathleen, Patricia, Ellen, Wendy, Bill, Cindy, Darren, Jim, Kip, K, DaleAnn, Wendy, & Donna! #913640

Murry Grigsby 11/15/2004 7:19:15 PM

Congrats Claudia!! #913790

Stan J. Contrades 11/15/2004 7:30:00 PM

Terrific!! CONGRATULATIONS, Claudia!!
Aloha,
Stan #913911

Carol Brill 11/15/2004 8:01:49 PM

Claudia, congratulations and best of luck on this wonderful image! #914224

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 11/16/2004 12:39:49 AM

So simple and elegant, Claudia ~ Congratulations! #915103

Dominique Declerck 11/16/2004 12:57:51 AM

Wonderful composition, Claudia! congratulations!! #915123

Colleen Braun 11/16/2004 2:13:07 AM

Congratulations... #915250

Linda Murphy 11/16/2004 3:07:01 AM

Excellent work you are doing Claudia! Congrats! #915374

Kathleen Clemons 11/16/2004 3:57:46 AM

One of my favorites of the month, Claudia. Congratulations to you,! #915478

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 11/16/2004 4:06:13 AM

Thanks so much for your comments and congrats! #915518

Donna W. Neal 11/16/2004 4:32:59 AM

Congratulation and good luck with this wonderful image Claudia #915624

Kelly Heaton level-deluxe 11/16/2004 5:11:03 AM

Wonderful Claudia!Congratulations On Your Finalist! #915875

Karen Engelbreth level-deluxe 11/16/2004 5:15:59 AM

Congratulations and best of luck, Claudia! #915913

Marie Fields level-deluxe 11/16/2004 6:57:35 AM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Claudia!!! #916581

Paul C. Gazzanigo level-deluxe 11/16/2004 9:48:21 AM

Congratulations, Claudia! #917257

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 11/16/2004 11:40:06 AM

Congratulations to you Claudia!!! #917479

Kenton L. Elliott 11/16/2004 12:07:10 PM

Congratulations, Claudia!! Excellent work and very well deserved!!! #917591

Stacey A. Bates level-deluxe 11/16/2004 1:00:42 PM

Congrats Claudia!! #917755

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 11/16/2004 2:08:03 PM

Thanks for your comments! #917974

Judith G. Secco level-deluxe 11/16/2004 2:51:04 PM

Congratulations, Claudia. Beautiful! #918078

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe 11/16/2004 8:57:19 PM

Congrats, Claudia. Love this! #919102

Kasia Elser level-deluxe 11/17/2004 1:33:51 AM

Great shot! Congrats! #919421

Kathleen Clemons 11/17/2004 4:01:58 AM

I just love it when my favorite images win! Congrats on your win, Claudia! A great month for you! #919753

Wally Orlowsky level-deluxe 11/17/2004 4:05:29 AM

Congratulations on becoming a two-time winner, Claudia! #919770

Wally Orlowsky level-deluxe 11/17/2004 4:07:44 AM

Sorry, make that THREE-TIME WINNER! #919780

Cathy Gregor 11/17/2004 4:10:03 AM

Congratulaitons on your win (again) Claudia!
-cathy #919792

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 11/17/2004 4:40:47 AM

Thanks so much for your well wishes, this has been a surprising month! #919882

S J 11/17/2004 4:55:47 AM

Congratulation, Claudia!! A well deserved WIN!!!! #919934

Diane Addonizio level-deluxe 11/17/2004 5:28:27 AM

Congratulations, Claudia!! #920063

Donna J. Eaton level-deluxe 11/17/2004 5:29:55 AM

Another wonderful win Claudia! Excellent background that building made! Congratulations! #920069

Judith G. Secco 11/17/2004 5:38:55 AM

Love it!! Congratulations, Claudia!
Judy #920095

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 11/17/2004 5:39:29 AM

Congrats on the WIN Claudia. #920098

Patricia A. Kuniega 11/17/2004 5:53:30 AM

No surprise to me that you would clean house this month Claudia! Way to go! Congratulations on your wins! #920136

Rob Bishop level-deluxe 11/17/2004 9:17:34 AM

Yippeeeeee! Excellent. I'm happy to see this win for you, Claudia. I hope there weren't any of your favorites that got lost along the way in the semi-semi's.;)
Rob

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Terry R. Hatfield level-deluxe 11/17/2004 9:56:59 AM

Congratulations On Your Win Again Claudia:-) #920811

Murry Grigsby 11/17/2004 11:01:08 AM

Congrats on your tri-vecta Claudia!!! #921009

bob cornelison 11/17/2004 11:48:18 AM

Very nice shot! Congrats!
~:O) #921100

Susana Matos 11/17/2004 11:49:59 AM

Congratulations, well deserved winner! It is simple and wonderful!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #921106

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe 11/17/2004 11:59:46 AM

Congratulations!!!! Superb photo!!
kathleen #921148

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 11/17/2004 1:21:07 PM

Thanks so much for your comments! #921340

Allan L. Whitehead 11/17/2004 1:25:01 PM

Claudia, congratulations again on another marvelous win, it is also very richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #921351

Dale Gast 11/17/2004 1:59:31 PM

Congratulations, Claudia, on this wonderful win!!! #921436

Janice Forrest 11/17/2004 2:02:12 PM

Well done! A great image. Congratulations. #921451

Stan J. Contrades 11/17/2004 2:05:50 PM

Well done on your double win, Claudia, and CONGRATULATIONS once again!
Aloha,
Stan #921467

Wendy Amdahl level-deluxe 11/17/2004 2:26:19 PM

Well apparently you held out for 2 big wins this month Claudia! Many congrats to you! :o) #921501

Dolores Neilson level-deluxe 11/17/2004 2:40:40 PM

3 -2nd place wins, Claudia!! Congrats times three!! #921533

Cindy Cone 11/17/2004 2:52:42 PM

Congrats on your great work and wins, Claudia! #921573

Robin L. Wehrman 11/17/2004 3:04:19 PM

Congratulations on your wins, Well deserved Claudia!!! #921623

Kelly Abernathy level-deluxe 11/17/2004 3:55:27 PM

Way to go again and again Claudia! :) Congrats on your wins! -K #921800

Wendy Stevenson 11/17/2004 5:22:15 PM

A big congrats to you Claudia on your win!!! Way to go!! #922024

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 11/17/2004 6:38:05 PM

You did Good this month! :-) Very simple and striking image. Congratulations again! #922221

William C. Raco level-deluxe 11/17/2004 7:16:46 PM

This is one of my favorites of the entire month.
Very beautiful work, Claudia
Congratulations and best wishes.

bill #922312

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 11/17/2004 7:25:38 PM

Congratulations on your win, Claudia!!! #922322

Wong Chek Poh level-deluxe 11/17/2004 9:27:25 PM

...and yet another, my warmest congrats, Claudia! You have developed the art of winning :) #922463

Patricia Marroquin level-deluxe 11/18/2004 1:27:05 AM

Simple and stunning, congrats, Claudia! :-) #922673

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 11/18/2004 4:00:14 AM

Thanks so much for all of your comments about this leaf image! #922861

Donna W. Neal level-deluxe 11/18/2004 5:54:01 AM

Congratulations Claudia #923301

Kristi A. Howson level-deluxe 11/18/2004 7:04:00 AM

I love the way you captured this Claudia. So beautiful. Congratulations on your win!!!!! #923522

Robin L. Wehrman level-deluxe 11/18/2004 2:16:46 PM

Congratulations on you wins Claudia! Well deserved!!!!!! #924113

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 11/18/2004 5:17:51 PM

Congratulations, Claudia on this gorgeous win!!! #924326

Sharon Day level-deluxe 11/18/2004 5:38:49 PM

Fantastic shot, Congratulations!!! #924385

Anette Linnea Rasmussen level-deluxe 11/23/2004 7:25:20 AM

Beautiful shot, Claudia. Japanese, delightful elegance.
Congrats on all your wins;-))
Best wishes Linnea #933447

Laura Clay-Ballard 10/18/2005 2:50:09 PM

perfection! #1966535

Mark Mirror 9/13/2007 1:40:15 PM

Simply and stright
I try to shot some Leaves of trees too,
but I'm still waiting for the best one - http://www.fotoplatforma.pl/en/cd/Leaves/ #4787014

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Description

Taken with a building behind the tree, giving the tan background.

Uploaded on 10/31/2004 5:06:12 AM

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Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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