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Roxanne M. Bubar 5/24/2008 4:58:31 AM

WOW. Outstanding work and far out image. :) #927809

Michael Umbreit 5/24/2008 5:06:07 AM

Roxanne - Thanks! You were quick this morning! Have a great weekend! - Mike #5970295

Laurie Daily 5/24/2008 5:14:02 AM

WoW! It almost hurts my eyes to look, but I can not seem to take my eyes away...fabulous work, Mike! #5970323

Dominick M. Dimacale 5/24/2008 5:14:59 AM


Dominick #5970327

Claudia Kuhn 5/24/2008 5:21:45 AM

Wild and cool Mike, great colors! #5970358

Bojan Bencic 5/24/2008 6:54:43 AM

Fair warning - it does hurt my eyes. It is almost alive, Mike. #5970794

Vicki L. Filippin 5/24/2008 7:10:32 AM

You can never spend too much time in the 'darkroom' if you keep coming up with images such as these.
WOW, my eyes hurt!!! #5970854

Deb Koskovich 5/24/2008 7:16:18 AM

No, I think you should STAY in there until you turn out about 100 more of these beauties! You are rocking with these, Mike! #5970876

Eivor Kuchta 5/24/2008 8:25:36 AM

Thanks for the warning, Mike! I feel dizzy looking too long. Interesting to see how much you can come up with from that clock tower. #5971138

Jodi Zimmer 5/24/2008 9:06:49 AM

LOL!!This is fantastic. #5971332

Tiia Vissak 5/24/2008 10:11:32 AM

well done! #5971513

Michael Umbreit 5/25/2008 5:57:22 AM

Thanks! Now that I have hurt everybody's eyes I can come back out of the darkroom. ;) - Mike #5974457

Craig C. Ebel 5/25/2008 4:27:15 PM

Amazing effects! You can never spend to much time in the DD; that is until the wife starts yelling J/k #5976243

Mike Clime 5/26/2008 11:19:37 AM

You are right Mike! If I look too long my eyes start going batty. Very cool creation! #5979409

Lawrence W. Pray III 5/26/2008 11:41:45 AM

Mike, your stuff keeps getting better and better. I really love all your recent images! Everytime I see your stuff from downtown I get homesick! What suburb are you in? I grew up in Brookfield. Great stuff! Larry #5979513

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/26/2008 4:23:26 PM


Michael Umbreit 5/26/2008 7:35:24 PM

Craig/Mike/Larry/Peaches - Thanks so much! This one did become hard to look at sometimes. It just kept moving! :) - Mike #5981110

Derek D. Dafoe 5/27/2008 2:58:38 AM

LOL!! That is intense Mike!! Great job!! #5981897

Michael Umbreit 5/27/2008 4:47:28 AM

Derek - Thanks! I had to get out of that darkroom! :) - Mike #5982434

Jennifer L. Alder 5/27/2008 6:52:07 PM

I can personally relate to too much time in the darkroom--- LOL!! :))))))))
This came out very cool- I like them both !! #5985941

Michael Umbreit 5/27/2008 7:27:12 PM

Jennifer - Thanks! I know you spend some time in the darkroom and it shows in your work! :) - Mike #5986072

Christian Rosito 6/19/2008 9:11:30 AM

Great work Mike! Cool finalist! #6078488

Kathy L. Clark 6/19/2008 9:32:06 AM

Congrats Mike on this great finalist. You have effectively messed up my equilibrium. Thanks. ;0) #6078719

Jennifer L. Alder 6/19/2008 9:42:18 AM

Big congrats, Mike, on this awesome creation making finalist! :) #6078845

Tamara K. Walker 6/19/2008 9:53:24 AM


Nadya Johnson 6/19/2008 10:23:37 AM

Woo! You're right -- a dizzying effect! Congratulations, Mike! #6079383

Jodi Zimmer 6/19/2008 10:25:55 AM

Congratulations on this out a sight work! #6079413

Tiia Vissak 6/19/2008 10:30:41 AM

Congratulations! #6079462

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/19/2008 10:44:47 AM

BIG Congrats on your finalist!
Best of Luck in the next round! #6079633

Eivor Kuchta 6/19/2008 12:44:28 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Mike! #6080551

Bojan Bencic 6/19/2008 12:58:27 PM

Congratulations, Mike! #6080604

Renata Gusciora 6/19/2008 1:15:31 PM

Congratulations from me too,Mike!! #6080671

Deb Koskovich 6/19/2008 3:03:11 PM

I knew it, I knew it!! Congrats again, Mike! #6081024

Derek D. Dafoe 6/19/2008 3:07:09 PM

WTG Buddy!! Great finalist!! Good luck in the next round!! #6081044

Michael Umbreit 6/19/2008 3:46:07 PM

Thanks so much! This is not a good day to be having email problems...I didn't even know that I had a finalist until I noticed it in my gallery. I then went looking and found two more. I guess it is a good day after all! :) - Mike #6081222

Jeana Clark 6/19/2008 4:46:21 PM

Way TO GO Mike!!!!!!!!
COngratulations once again!!!

~J~ #6081529

Barbara Waldoch 6/19/2008 5:03:52 PM

Congratulations on all your finalist, Mike! #6081615

Cyn Valentine 6/19/2008 5:31:13 PM

Congratulations Mike!! #6081778

Michael Umbreit 6/19/2008 7:01:18 PM

Jeana/Barbara/Cyn - Thanks so much! - Mike #6082100

Colleen Farrell 6/19/2008 7:04:23 PM

Wow, it's MOVING! :) Big congratulations on this amazing finalist, Mike! #6082118

Jo Vollstedt 6/19/2008 8:01:13 PM

Congrats on your finalist! #6082367

Michelle Alton 6/20/2008 1:47:36 AM

Beautiful finalist, Mike! Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition! #6083284

Jeff Robinson 6/20/2008 4:06:54 AM

What a Very-Cool Finalist; congrats Mike!! Jeff #6083737

Michael Umbreit 6/20/2008 6:12:58 AM

Colleen/Jo/Michelle/Jeff - Thanks!!! - Mike #6084235

Cassie L. Woodlee 6/20/2008 7:13:44 PM

Congratulations, Mike!!!!!!! #6087552

Michael Umbreit 6/21/2008 4:43:17 AM

Cassie - Thanks!! - Mike #6089007

Colette M. Metcalf 6/21/2008 4:47:37 AM

Congratulations, Mike!!!! #6089025

Michael Umbreit 6/21/2008 4:49:27 AM

Colette - Thanks! - Mike #6089033

Debbie Hartley 6/21/2008 5:40:39 AM

Congratulations on your stunning finalist Mike! #6089276

Michael Umbreit 6/21/2008 1:45:40 PM

Debbie - Thanks!! - Mike #6090818

Lawrence W. Pray III 6/22/2008 8:54:58 AM

Congrats Mike!!! Very well deserved my friend! #6093084

Michael G. Marshall 6/22/2008 6:11:40 PM

Congratulations Mike! Cool shot! Michael #6094445

Michael Umbreit 6/22/2008 8:43:11 PM

Larry/Michael - Thanks! I appreciate the comments! - Mike #6094882

Naomi Weiser 6/23/2008 10:59:38 AM

I love kaleidoscope images, this one is great, congrats! #6097633

Michael Umbreit 6/23/2008 7:56:43 PM

Naomi - Thanks!!! - Mike #6099255

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WARNING - Looking at this image may cause strange effects.
This is the same kaleidoscope image from yesterday with a "radial blur - twirl" effect added.
Now do you think I spent too much time in the darkroom?

Chicago - Illinois - USA

Digital Darkroom

Comments welcome and appreciated!

Exif: F Number: 8, ExposureTime: 390/100000 seconds, ISO: 400, FocalLength: 56.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 5/24/2008 4:52:01 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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