Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas!

Tom Andersen 12/23/2004 3:00:52 AM

Great perspective and lighting, Bill! A wonderful image! #198659

Carolyn M. Fletcher 12/23/2004 3:09:55 AM

Wow! It looks wonderful!!! I love this. Merry Christmas to you and the family!! #992965

Joy Brown 12/23/2004 3:17:50 AM

Terrific holiday image, Bill! Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday! #992974

Wally Orlowsky 12/23/2004 3:35:27 AM

Terrific composition and lighting, Bill. The window frames almost glow. #992987

Cathy Gregor 12/23/2004 3:44:42 AM

This is gorgeous, Bill! Love the lighting on the barn. Have a wonderful Christmas!
-cathy #993002

Kathleen Clemons 12/23/2004 4:01:27 AM

This is indeed gorgeous, and I happen to know that it makes an incredibly beautful card. :) #993020

Jeff Robinson 12/23/2004 4:27:55 AM

Wonderful image Bill! Jeff #993078

Cindy Paquette 12/23/2004 4:33:37 AM

Ohhhhhhhh WOW...this image is just spectacular Bill! I love the light on the doorway that allows for the outline of the tree to show off all its branches..also, that hint of light coming from the horizon is a bit magical. All in all Bill...this image is fabulous!!! #993092

Ronald Balthazor 12/23/2004 4:41:25 AM

Excellent work, Bill. I wish I had a favorite barn. #993109

Claudia Kuhn 12/23/2004 4:55:02 AM

Wonderful image Bill, love the lighting, shining on the door and the wreath! A perfect country holiday image! #993143

Debra Booth 12/23/2004 5:55:54 AM

You can really sense the anticipation in this shot, Bill! Wonderful lighting and composition. Merry Christmas to you and your family! #993182

Tammy L. Odell 12/23/2004 7:06:39 AM

Just fantastic!! Wonderful! Caught my eye right away!!Beautiful image! #993310

Stacey M 12/23/2004 7:20:45 AM

Wonderful image Bill. Love the perspective on this!!! #993336

S J 12/23/2004 7:22:01 AM

Fabulous image, Bill!!! Great lighting and wonderful presentation!!! One of your best!!! I love it a lot! #993339

Mellanie 12/23/2004 7:47:25 AM

This is just fantabulous, Bill! The composition and perspective are great! I hope you and your family have a very Merry Christmas!!!! #993386

Donna J. Taff 12/23/2004 8:13:09 AM

This is so beautiful, Bill!! #993471

Murry Grigsby 12/23/2004 8:39:31 AM

What a perfect exposure Bill! Love the lighted and colorful wreath with the barn and surrounding details fading into the night. Well done and Merry Christmas to you and your family!! #993533

Charlene Bayerle 12/23/2004 9:22:30 AM

This is a perfect image and message Bill!!!!!
Happy Holidays to you and your family!!! #993619

Jessica McCollam 12/23/2004 10:56:37 AM

Simply gorgeous, Bill!!! LOVE THIS!!!
Merry Christmas!!:) #993712

Judy S. Fung 12/23/2004 10:58:26 AM

Terrific lighting and image, William! Nicely done. #993716

Nobu Nagase 12/23/2004 11:58:23 AM

Most beautiful!!!
Two more nights?
:D #993774

Susan T. Evans 12/23/2004 1:32:21 PM

Beautiful Bill, Merry Christmas!!! thanks for the countdown!!! #993846

Patricia Marroquin 12/23/2004 1:40:14 PM

Wow! Is this for real? It's so gorgeous it seems like it might not actually exist. So nice to know it does. Wonderfully captured, Bill! A very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and your family! --Patricia #993857

Joannie Bertucci 12/23/2004 4:47:51 PM

Unbelieveable Mr. Bill!
The lighting of this barn and your capture of it is breath-taking!
Love to all the Raco's! #993992

Deborah C. Lewinson 12/23/2004 5:14:08 PM

Stunning image, Bill, perfect composition, lighting and content!

-Debby #994009

William C. Raco 12/23/2004 5:56:54 PM

Thank you all very much!
Merry Christmas

bill #994039

Paula Showen 12/23/2004 6:11:08 PM

Bill, this is breathtaking! I LOVE IT! Merry Christmas to you and yours! #994066

Evy Johansen 12/23/2004 6:46:32 PM

Wow.. Great light and composition Bill! Very impressive image! #994115

William C. Raco 12/23/2004 6:50:21 PM

Thank you Paula and Evy
Merry Christmas

bill #994121

Barbara Kehoe 12/23/2004 7:44:32 PM

You've created a lovely image of this barn Bill. #994153

Mary K. Robison 12/23/2004 8:41:26 PM

Bill, I save the word "awesome" for photos such as this.
I especially love the subdued lighting on the horizon, which offsets the brightly-lit wreath and windows perfectly.
What a special, beautifully composed image.
May your Christmas be as peaceful as the feeling in this photograph. #994194

William C. Raco 12/24/2004 4:26:20 AM

Thank you very much, Barbara and Mary.
Merry Christmas!

bill #994455

Laura Berman 12/24/2004 6:53:32 AM

Bill, this series has been so wonderful and creative. I've looked forward to seeing what each day will bring--just like a present! Happy holidays to you. #994665

William C. Raco 12/24/2004 7:51:38 PM

Thank you so much, Laura
A very Merry Christmas to you!

bill #995294

Sharon Day 12/27/2004 9:28:39 AM

Beautiful photo, Bill!!! Wonderful composition and lighting! Very pretty! I hope you had a great Christmas! #998223

William C. Raco 12/31/2004 6:33:20 PM

Thank you so much, Sharon.
I did, indeed.
Happy New Year!

bill #1006519

Cora Miller 1/1/2005 10:36:38 PM

Bill, this is absolutely FANTASTIC!!! It almost looks more like a church than a barn with the shape of the windows. Love your exposure! Too late to wish you merry happy new year! #1008437

Jessica McCollam 1/17/2005 11:04:18 PM

Congrats on this Finalist!!!! :) #1040545

Kip T. Berger 1/17/2005 11:24:52 PM

Congrats again on the finalists Bill!!! #1040611

Dan Holm 1/17/2005 11:36:17 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Bill!!! #1040652

Judy S. Fung 1/18/2005 3:02:06 AM

Congrats, Bill! #1041257

Colleen Braun 1/18/2005 3:28:18 AM

congratulations... #1041330

Jeff Robinson 1/18/2005 4:19:36 AM

Congrats on your finalist Bill! Jeff #1041583

Tom Andersen 1/18/2005 4:28:29 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Bill! The best of luck in the next round! #1041645

Cathy Gregor 1/18/2005 4:50:02 AM

One of my favorites, Bill!
Congrats again.
-cathy #1041798

Paul Michko 1/18/2005 5:02:02 AM

Congrats, Bill. #1041882

Donald K. Cherry 1/18/2005 6:23:13 AM

Congrats again, Bill!! #1042560

Murry Grigsby 1/18/2005 7:46:06 AM

Congrats and good luck Bill! #1043145

Patricia A. Kuniega 1/18/2005 7:46:09 AM

Congratulations on this very special image and finalist, Bill! Good luck once more! #1043146

Bonnie C. Lackey 1/18/2005 7:53:02 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous image being a finalist - and congrats on the basket full of other finalists! Nice going, bill! #1043191

Donna J. Taff 1/18/2005 8:13:44 AM

Congrat's again, Bill!!!! #1043339

Karen Engelbreth 1/18/2005 9:06:38 AM

Congratulations again, bill! #1043695

Colette M. Metcalf 1/18/2005 12:29:11 PM

Congratulations again, Bill!!! #1044578

Debra Booth 1/18/2005 2:41:41 PM

Congratulations again, Bill! #1045105

Kathleen Clemons 1/18/2005 4:42:30 PM

One of my favorite William Raco originals, I am so pleased to see it in the finals. Congratulations, Bill! #1045549

Cindy Paquette 1/18/2005 4:46:34 PM

YAY!!! I loved this one Bill...CONGRATS!!! #1045565

Ed Heaton 1/18/2005 6:12:39 PM

Great capture Bill,
Congratulations on your finalist :-) #1046016

Paula Showen 1/18/2005 6:18:53 PM

So beautiful! Congratulations and good luck! #1046044

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/18/2005 6:52:40 PM

Congrats again, Bill! Love this image!

Good luck,
Debby #1046225

Terry R. Hatfield 1/18/2005 7:36:56 PM

Congratulations To You Bill,Nice Image And Finalist!! #1046514

Jim Kinnunen 1/18/2005 7:39:48 PM

Congrats Bill on this interesting and well done image!!! #1046534

Stanley J. Contrades 1/18/2005 8:04:11 PM

Superbly done, bill, and CONGRATULATIONS once again!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1046655

William C. Raco 1/19/2005 3:48:23 AM

Thank you all so very much!

bill #1047086

Ellen Peach 1/19/2005 6:24:14 AM

Congrats & best of luck with this beauty, Bill! #1047575

Sharon Day 1/19/2005 8:07:56 AM

Big congratulations on this awesome finalist shot, Bill!!! I love the lighting on this! #1047920

Karen Bacon 1/19/2005 2:05:09 PM

Congratulations on this perfect image Bill! #1048661

Susana Matos 1/20/2005 1:54:22 PM

superbe! Congratulations!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #1051781

William C. Raco 1/20/2005 8:07:33 PM

Thank you all so very much!

bill #1052481

Mary K. Robison 1/22/2005 11:18:22 PM

Wish this magically lit finalist could've shared your Second Place win with the wonderful "Eye Witness," Bill. After all, they're side-by-side in your gallery ~ couldn't they have put the plaque between them??
Seriously, CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! again to you for ALL your finalists, and your win! #1057284

William C. Raco 1/23/2005 5:02:12 AM

Thank you so much, Mary.
Maybe I'll just have to resubmit this one, too ;-)

bill #1057509

Laura Clay-Ballard 11/30/2005 2:01:08 PM

this is too funny...but as you were commenting on my image (the bell shot) I was looking at this image. BP bombed out on me and I had to come back and comment .. LOL .. btw ...this is ONE INCREDIBLE IMAGE! #2138872

William C. Raco 11/30/2005 2:03:26 PM

Love those fun coincidences! ;)
Thank you, Laura!

Bill #2138888

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My favorite barn dressed for the holidays.
Merry Christmas to one and all!

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