Reaching For The Clouds

© David Phalen

Reaching For The Clouds

Jeff W. Robinson Student 8/27/2008 8:38:26 AM

Excellent lighting and lines; nice work David!! Jeff #987323

Melissa Gurdus 8/27/2008 8:45:19 AM

Dynamic eye catching image with great lighting and terrific composition, David!! #6375956

Mike Clime 8/27/2008 9:02:40 AM

This is cool, David! It looks like part of a wing flying through the sky. #6376039

Shelly A. Van Camp 8/27/2008 9:13:53 AM

Very cool capture, POV and colors, Dave! #6376087

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/27/2008 9:23:34 AM

What a Cooooooooooooool EOD image, Davey!!!!!! Awesome colors and details!!!!! ♫ k #6376149

Dominick M. Dimacale 8/27/2008 9:24:49 AM

Great image here, David.

Dominick #6376158

Mitch Spence 8/27/2008 10:07:58 AM

This is a terrific design, Dave. Neat stuff. It looks like a long, long road into space. #6376352

Daniella Puente 8/27/2008 10:32:42 AM

Excellent abstract image David and the color contrast is fantastic... #6376462

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 8/27/2008 12:08:07 PM

Winner King David!! #6376832

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 8/27/2008 12:08:11 PM

Great composition and combination of colors David!,
Amalia #6376833

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 8/27/2008 12:10:42 PM


KARU. #6376841

Margaret R. Barry 8/27/2008 1:19:08 PM

Fantastic colors, lighting, POV and composition, David! #6377167

Nadya Johnson 8/27/2008 1:47:04 PM

Wow! This is really striking, Dave! Well seen and so beautifully presented! #6377283

Renata Gusciora 8/27/2008 1:56:58 PM

Super composition and color,David! #6377319

Kathy Radford 8/27/2008 2:08:44 PM

Wonderful leading line, comp and color. Nice work David. Kathy in NH #6377357

Murry Grigsby 8/27/2008 2:21:30 PM

Now that is what I call "Eye catching" David! I love your design and the major contrast between the dark sky and the sculpture in full sun!! At first from the thumbnail I thought it was the St. Louis arch when it was under construction :0) #6377405

Mary Timman 8/27/2008 2:25:53 PM

Love the design and so striking against the beautiful sky. Great eye David! #6377418

Claudia Kuhn 8/27/2008 4:18:22 PM

Very cool comp! Wonderful capture, good eye! #6377745

John Connolly 8/27/2008 4:59:51 PM

Marvelus composition, detail and color here David! Fantastic work! #6377869

Nikki McDonald 8/27/2008 5:00:41 PM

Love the lines, composition and color here, Dave. #6377873

Kate Baumgartner 8/27/2008 5:47:55 PM

Very cool composition. #6378076

Patrick Rouzes 8/27/2008 7:54:14 PM

Spectacular color/tones/contrasts,design, pov & presentation!!! SUPERB work,David!!! #6378568

Joannie M. Bertucci 8/28/2008 1:50:30 AM

David, this is outstanding and the PS work is gorgeous! Love the unique composition...lots of badges for this one! #6379474

David Phalen 8/28/2008 3:59:44 AM

Thank you Jeff, Melissa, Mike, Shelly, Kitty, Dominick, Mitch, Daniella, Mel, Amalia, Karu, Margaret, Nadya, Renata, Kathy, Murry (WAY smaller than the arch), Mary, Claudia, John, Nikki, Kate, Patrick and Joannie. Your kind comments are very much appreciated. #6379839

Gail Vitikacs 8/28/2008 8:23:12 AM

Incredible comp and colors David! #6380683

Gail Vitikacs 8/28/2008 8:23:41 AM

Incredible comp and colors David! #6380686

Gail Vitikacs 8/28/2008 8:23:43 AM

Incredible comp and colors David! #6380687

Candice C. Calhoun 8/28/2008 9:12:23 AM

Gorgeous! A total winner!

ccc #6380896

Kaye Burazin 8/28/2008 2:47:25 PM

Element and design are splendid, the capture superb. #6381840

Ray Thoms 8/29/2008 4:31:40 AM

Don't know how I missed this one David but it is wonderful...strong design and colour! #6383927

Ken Smith 8/29/2008 11:52:16 AM

I thought it was at night, at first. Love the colors and comp, David! #6385549

David Phalen 8/29/2008 1:49:33 PM

Thanks Gail (three times. :)), Kaye and Ken! I appreciate your comments. #6385822

Aimee S. McMaster 8/30/2008 2:03:40 AM

.....okay, how cool is this...what an awesome pov..wnderful design, color and well composed...great work David...Aimee #6387278

David Phalen 8/31/2008 7:06:01 AM

Thanks Aimee! I appreciate your comment. #6391233

eileen bedford 8/31/2008 8:27:19 AM

Thats so cool David.... #6391485

David Phalen 8/31/2008 2:54:42 PM

Thanks Eileen! I appreciate your comment. #6392346

Gary Lange 9/3/2008 10:19:57 AM

Awesome image, David, very dramatic!! We WILL see this again! #6406199

David Phalen 9/4/2008 10:04:57 AM

Thanks Gary!! I appreciate your comment. #6410813

Ermanno Radice 9/4/2008 3:25:40 PM

Wonderful capture, beautiful colors and shape, great eye, David!!! #6411946

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston 9/4/2008 7:30:07 PM

Wow, this is a cool one, David! #6412633

David Phalen 9/5/2008 6:14:39 AM

Thanks Ermanno and Derrald! I appreciate your comments. #6414287

Nikki McDonald 9/6/2008 6:56:43 PM

This is just a terrific EOD image, David. Sure hope we see it again. #6421056

Terry L. Ellis 9/12/2008 7:53:18 PM

Creative composition, David! Love the contrast and cool edginess! #6447954

Kevin Burns 9/14/2008 9:33:09 PM

WOW nice comp and subject Dave.
i don't recall seeing this site when I was in Columbus.
take care, Kevin #6455177

Stefania Barbier 9/22/2008 9:38:59 AM

huge congrats Dave!!! #6488710

Tiia Vissak 9/22/2008 9:46:50 AM

Congratulations! #6488789

Mike Perez 9/22/2008 10:08:03 AM

Great lines and colors, DAvid. Congratulations! #6489075

Mitch Spence 9/22/2008 10:26:24 AM

Way to go, Dave. Love this one. Congratulations. #6489273

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/22/2008 10:47:52 AM

WTG!!!!!! Congratulations on this INCREDIBLE finalist!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k #6489619

Joannie M. Bertucci 9/22/2008 11:28:13 AM

I told you this one was heading for badges! :-) Now for the gold!
Congrats on your EP David! #6490230

Linda D. Lester 9/22/2008 11:35:36 AM

Beautiful...Congratulations! #6490353

Jeana Clark 9/22/2008 12:29:47 PM

Way To GO Dave!!!!
This is AWESOME!!!!

~J~ #6490970

Nadya Johnson 9/22/2008 12:43:05 PM

Way to Go, Dave!! Congratulations on your awesome finalist! Best of luck in the second round! #6491065

Mike Clime 9/22/2008 1:09:55 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, David! #6491262

Cyn D Valentine 9/22/2008 1:12:16 PM

Congratulations David!! #6491292

Brett Dolsen 9/22/2008 1:25:55 PM

Congratulations David!!Brett #6491421

Laurie Daily 9/22/2008 2:25:41 PM

Congratulations on your very cool finalist, David! #6491955

Judy V. Kennamer 9/22/2008 3:31:52 PM

Congrats Dave!!! This is beautiful!!! #6492370

Peter Appelbaum 9/22/2008 4:12:52 PM

Awesome finalist David. Congrats. Peter #6492661

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/22/2008 4:49:50 PM

congratulations on this awesome finalist ~ go for the gold Dave

jo ann c. #6493046

Claudia Kuhn 9/22/2008 5:02:06 PM

Wonderful, congrats David! #6493170

Sam Britt 9/22/2008 5:18:47 PM

Congratulations, David! #6493358

Patrick Rouzes 9/22/2008 6:17:39 PM

Hey ,David, congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #6493959

Terry L. Ellis 9/22/2008 6:50:35 PM

Congratulations, David! A fantastic finalist! #6494290

Deb Koskovich 9/23/2008 4:16:22 AM

Awesome finalist, Dave -- way to go, my friend! #6497383

Gary Lange 9/23/2008 8:15:44 AM

Many congrats here, David, this should go even further!! Best of luck! #6498557

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/23/2008 11:40:58 AM

Congratulations David, this is inspiring. A beautiful finalist! #6499457

Bojan Bencic 9/23/2008 1:02:47 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, David. #6499796

Daniella Puente 9/23/2008 2:40:30 PM

Congrats David! and good luck :) #6500269

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 9/26/2008 1:18:40 PM

I KNOW How to Pick 'em!!
Congratulations King David!!! #6516786

Linda Blair 9/27/2008 4:57:13 PM

Very cool David...congratulations!!! #6521321

Kathy L. Clark 10/1/2008 7:56:55 PM

Congratulations David on an awesome finalist. #6540724

David Phalen 10/6/2008 6:58:36 PM

Thank you all very much!! #6562463

Max Aureli 10/10/2008 3:59:42 AM

Pretty cool design with contrasting colors, great angle and perspective, nice reflective light!! Congratulations David!! #6578960

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A section of the Navstar sculpture at the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio. Shot during mid day with several filters applied in PSCS3.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 28.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 8/27/2008 8:30:09 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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