Dan Holm level-classic 12/26/2004 3:48:40 PM

GORGEOUS b&w, Monika!! The lines, the perspectie the light are all exceptional! I'd bet we'll be seeing this one again! #199365

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 12/26/2004 4:04:02 PM

Very beautiful image!! #997203

Debbie Fleri level-classic 12/26/2004 4:40:28 PM

WoW...great shot...just awesome...I love the shadows...I like shadows...I agree with Dan sure to be a winner...

Debbie : ) #997230

JD 12/26/2004 5:23:38 PM

Excellent image, Monika! Great lighting. #997274

Terry R. Hatfield 12/26/2004 6:12:57 PM

It Has A Great Feel To It Monika,The Softness Really Goes Well With The Lighting And Shadows,Nicely Done!! #997295

Karen Engelbreth 12/27/2004 10:55:32 AM

Beautiful image, Monika!

Monika Sapek level-classic 12/27/2004 11:34:36 AM

I want to thank you very much: Dan, Donna, Debbie, Jim, Terry, and Karen for your nice comments on this photo! This staircase is in beautiful Suzzallo library on UW in Seattle. The library is a wonderful place to visit and a great subject for photography.

Kristi A. Howson 12/27/2004 1:44:09 PM

Love this Monika...the tonality, curves,'s got it all... #998550

Monika Sapek level-classic 12/27/2004 5:52:12 PM

Thank you so much, Kristi!

Kip T. Berger 1/17/2005 11:14:18 PM

Congratulations again on your finalist Monika!!! #1040580

Patrick Campbell 1/18/2005 4:49:21 AM

Great job, Monika, congrats on your finalist selection! #1041794

Murry Grigsby 1/18/2005 7:33:21 AM

Congrats and good luck Monika! #1043051

Lucia De Giovanni 1/18/2005 8:21:29 AM

Congratulations Monika and best of luck in the next round! #1043412

Monika Sapek level-classic 1/18/2005 10:46:54 AM

Kip, Patrick, Murry, and Lucia thank you very much for your kind notes!

Colette M. Metcalf 1/18/2005 12:04:22 PM

Congratulations to you Monika!!! #1044444

Wendy Stevenson 1/18/2005 2:21:31 PM

Such a grand staircase!! Congratulations Monika and best of luck on the next round. #1044999

Ed Heaton 1/18/2005 6:04:28 PM

Tremendous work Monika,
Congratulations on your finalist :-) #1045979

Terry R. Hatfield 1/18/2005 7:10:09 PM

Monika Congratulations Once Again,LOVE IT:-) #1046327

Kristi A. Howson 1/18/2005 7:20:51 PM

Congratulations of my favorites!!!!! #1046410

Stanley J. Contrades 1/18/2005 9:31:03 PM

Okay, I've really lost count! And again, CONGRATULATIONS, Monika :-)!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1046848

Monika Sapek level-classic 1/19/2005 6:42:38 PM

Colette, Wendy, Ed, Terry, Kristi, and Stan - Thank you very much for taking your time to write your nice notes! This staircase is in the most beautiful library of UW in Seattle and every time I am there I cannot resist taking another photo of it. It has this special touch of those classical architectural beauties.
Once again thank you!

AJ Alverson 1/19/2005 7:15:54 PM

I missed this the first time around, Monika. . . this is Beautiful!! Congrats!
~ Amy ~ #1049149

Monika Sapek level-classic 1/19/2005 7:46:53 PM

Thank you very much for your kind comment, Amy!

S J 1/19/2005 9:41:27 PM

Congrats again on this well deserving FINALIST, Monika!!! #1049377

S J 1/20/2005 1:28:22 AM

YES!!! I expected this to win!!! Many CONGRATULATIONS on your second place win, Monika!! #1049496

Paul C. Gazzanigo 1/20/2005 2:55:35 AM

Congratulations! #1049678

Colette M. Metcalf 1/20/2005 4:30:58 AM

Congratulations to you Monika!!! #1050022

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 1/20/2005 5:37:49 AM

Wonderful, congrats!! #1050280

Karen Engelbreth 1/20/2005 5:59:41 AM

Big congrats on your win, Monika!!! #1050412

Kathleen Clemons 1/20/2005 7:29:33 AM

Beautiful, Monika. Congrats! #1050795

Lisa Deaton 1/20/2005 7:36:06 AM

Great contrast, wonderful photo! Congrats!! #1050831

Marta Azevedo 1/20/2005 8:19:12 AM

Congrats, Monika. Well deserved #1051068

Sharon Day level-classic 1/20/2005 8:20:49 AM

Outstanding image, Monika!!!! Big congratulations!!! #1051078

Terry R. Hatfield 1/20/2005 10:13:21 AM

Congratulations Monika!!!Really Well Deserved:-) #1051399

Patrick Campbell 1/20/2005 11:24:59 AM

Congrats Monika on your well-deserved win! #1051559

Stanley J. Contrades 1/20/2005 2:27:10 PM

Great job, and CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win, Monika!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1051881

Wendy Stevenson 1/20/2005 2:31:54 PM

Great to see this here Monika - really wonderful shot! Congratulations on your win!! #1051895

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 1/20/2005 5:36:46 PM

Wonderful use of lighting and BW here. It reminds me of something Betsy Zibas would do. Congrats on your win. #1052280

Marija Milovanovic Maksimovic 1/20/2005 7:55:29 PM

Big congrats on your double for this month, Monika! #1052461

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 1/20/2005 10:49:55 PM

Excellent shot and lighting Monika!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes
Linnea #1052618

Kip T. Berger 1/20/2005 11:29:40 PM

Congratulations on your win for this beautiful shot Monika!!! :) #1052658

Dan Holm level-classic 1/20/2005 11:45:59 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your VERY well deserved win, Monika!! #1052680

Susana Matos 1/21/2005 1:34:53 PM

Very beautiful! Congratulations!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #1054192

Mary K. Robison 1/21/2005 2:02:34 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Monika!! It's so elegant! #1054262

Monika Sapek level-classic 1/21/2005 4:34:31 PM

Thank you very much for taking your time to write all those kind congratulatory notes, everyone! I really appreciate them! Thank you!

Evy Johansen level-classic 1/21/2005 11:26:52 PM

Big congratulations on your win, Monika! #1055229

Kristi A. Howson 1/22/2005 10:52:58 AM

Congratulations Monika on this winner...I love the way the lines flow in a harmonious manner is this image. Awesome!!!!! #1056531

Leonard Pierce 1/23/2005 5:56:51 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win Monika!!! #1058920

Amanda M. Clouse 1/26/2005 6:03:43 AM

Great Photo Monika! #1064119

Nancy Grace Chen 1/31/2005 7:07:50 PM

Excellent composition Monika, and it was a great choice to do it in b&W. A late congrats to you on your winner!!

Nancy #1076007

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