Seattle Skyscraper

© Michelle L. Frick

Seattle Skyscraper

Sandy Stigliano 8/30/2008 12:43:12 PM

Really nice work!! #989157

Pat Gamwell 8/30/2008 12:53:53 PM

Terrific image, Shell! Don't you just LOVE Topaz? Very well presented! #6388957

Michelle L. Frick 8/30/2008 12:56:45 PM

Thank you Sandy and Pat!! #6388969

Michelle L. Frick 8/30/2008 12:57:09 PM

Oh, and yes, the topaz is super cool!! #6388971

Carlton Ward 8/30/2008 1:04:24 PM

Nice work Michelle. #6388998

Vicki L. Filippin 8/30/2008 1:10:54 PM

Great shot and excellent re-work, Shell!
That filter ROCKS, doesn't it??
:o) #6389026

Ray & Audrey Clarke 8/30/2008 1:11:35 PM

Great work Michelle.!!!(R) #6389031

Michelle L. Frick 8/30/2008 1:17:35 PM

Thank you Carlton, Vicki (yes it does) and Ray!! #6389058

Nikki McDonald 8/30/2008 1:32:15 PM

Great colors, POV and clarity, Shell. Love the effects! Happy Theme Day. #6389096

Michelle L. Frick 8/30/2008 1:34:32 PM

Thank you Nikki! #6389103

Karen Rahlf 8/30/2008 2:06:26 PM

Wow! Stunning photo effects. I just got this filter today, after seeing what it can do. #6389190

Mitch Spence 8/30/2008 2:39:52 PM

Strong image to begin with, Michelle. Nice use of the filter. #6389261

Leslie McLain 8/30/2008 3:00:23 PM

Amazing photo. Terrific sky and effects. #6389335

Michelle L. Frick 8/30/2008 3:09:20 PM

Thank you Karen, Mitch and Leslie! #6389371

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/30/2008 3:13:15 PM

Good for you Shell, what an exciting image. Great pov, reflections and design. Excellent effects!! HTD! #6389386

Michelle L. Frick 8/30/2008 3:20:51 PM

Thank you Donna! #6389408

Susan M. Hembree 8/30/2008 4:04:49 PM

Spectacular, Shell! Love the effects! HTD! #6389503

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 8/30/2008 4:37:55 PM

GREAT CREATIVE PRESENTATION HERE.

KARU. #6389595

David Phalen 8/30/2008 4:49:29 PM

Fantastic POV, Lines, color and use of Topaz!! HTD!! #6389609

Anna Diederich 8/30/2008 5:58:28 PM

I LOVE this Michelle! Nice work. I love topaz too...Looks great here! :) #6389757

Kara Hendricks 8/30/2008 6:56:19 PM

Ummm. WOWOWOWOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I have got to look into the Topaz filter... Looks alot like LucisArt..:)

HTD!! #6389887

Bill Knaps 8/30/2008 7:33:13 PM

My Goodness Michelle. I am at a loss for words this is so beautiful. Wow.....Bill #6390000

eileen bedford 8/30/2008 9:45:09 PM

WOW, what a capture, great filter. HTD........ #6390195

Michelle L. Frick 8/30/2008 11:22:56 PM

Thank you Sue, Karu, David, Anna, Kara, Bill and Eileen! #6390298

Usman M. Bajwa 8/30/2008 11:55:57 PM

Great photo, Michelle. The sky and the lines are outstanding. #6390353

Lee Canham 8/31/2008 2:56:21 AM

Brilliant everything Shell...I love the blues and the sky is amazing and the reflections are great...perfect in every way...happy theme day....Lee #6390585

Michelle L. Frick 8/31/2008 8:39:33 AM

Thank you Usman and Lee! #6391524

Jennifer L. Taranto 8/31/2008 10:13:15 AM

love that cloudy sky!! love your angle & those lines too!! #6391677

Sheila D. Bottoms 8/31/2008 11:07:09 AM

Really really very pretty!!! I love that effect. Also, love your POV. #6391790

Michelle L. Frick 8/31/2008 11:40:57 AM

Thank you Jenn and Sheila! #6391856

Les Rhoades 8/31/2008 2:49:03 PM

Wow! I hope BP likes this as much as our group. I see 10 votes already. It's a landslide! #6392339

James N. Carpenter 8/31/2008 6:07:30 PM

Winner for sure. This is outstanding Shell, love the applied effect. Very, very nice work. James #6392771

Michelle L. Frick 8/31/2008 9:02:30 PM

Thank you Les and James!! #6393322

Mike Umbreit 9/1/2008 7:49:23 AM

Shell - You really mastered that Topaz filter quickly! You know this got my vote! - Mike #6395123

Michelle L. Frick 9/1/2008 10:13:28 AM

Thank you Mike! I think you're the reason we all found that cool filter - so thank you for that too! #6395833

Susie Peek-Swint 9/1/2008 10:25:15 AM

Terrific shot and effects Shell ~ a definite winner ~ congrats! #6395891

Leslie McLain 9/1/2008 10:26:09 AM

Congrats on winning the Windows Theme. Once again, this is an amazing shot. #6395899

Michelle L. Frick 9/1/2008 11:11:46 AM

Thank you Susie and Leslie! #6396139

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/1/2008 2:37:45 PM

Congratulations on your PCA win, this looks incredible on the home page Shell!! WTG! #6396951

Michelle L. Frick 9/1/2008 2:48:37 PM

Thank you Donna!! #6396987

Angie Sidles 9/2/2008 10:39:59 AM

I am loving that filter. I have been trying to figure out how to achieve that technique for so long. Beautiful POV and perspective here and the filter works wonderfully! #6401040

Michelle L. Frick 9/2/2008 10:48:37 AM

Thank you Angie!! #6401082

cheryl m. phillips 9/3/2008 7:25:41 AM

OH!!
Wowie Michelle!!
LOVE THIS!
Wonderful work!
~cheryl #6405559

David Phalen 9/3/2008 8:09:32 AM

BIG Congrats on a well deserved 101 Theme win!! #6405701

Michelle L. Frick 9/3/2008 8:11:07 AM

Thank you so much Cheryl and Dave! #6405708

Corinne M. Thompson 9/3/2008 1:17:52 PM

Fabulous image Michelle, congrats on
the theme win! #6406773

Jennifer L. Alder 9/7/2008 3:20:00 PM

AWESOME treatment, perspective and colors, Michelle
:) #6425040

Michelle L. Frick 9/7/2008 3:32:53 PM

Thank you Corinne and Jen! #6425094

Leslie J. Morris 9/8/2008 3:26:16 PM

This one is so cool. Saw it in the Summit Photo Contest. Looking forward to meeting you there! Leslie #6429785

Michelle L. Frick 9/8/2008 3:29:02 PM

Thank you Leslie! I look forward to meeting you as well! Not long now! #6429797

Paul Goodman 9/10/2008 6:09:18 PM

Love it shell great capture! #6439199

Michelle L. Frick 9/10/2008 6:24:30 PM

Thank you Paul! #6439243

Dan McConoughey 9/10/2008 8:37:00 PM

Love the sharp edgy look, really makes this image POP.
Dan <>< #6439574

Michelle L. Frick 9/10/2008 8:54:06 PM

Thank you Dan! #6439596

Sheila D. Bottoms 9/22/2008 9:27:29 AM

Big Congrats to you babe! #6488620

Stefania Barbier 9/22/2008 9:33:58 AM

huge congrats Michelle!!!! #6488666

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 9:36:32 AM

Thank you Stefania!! #6488684

Tiia Vissak 9/22/2008 9:41:36 AM

Congratulations! #6488740

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 10:09:48 AM

Thank you Tiia! #6489095

Jeanine M. Bailey 9/22/2008 10:26:35 AM

Look at you go!!! Congrats once again!!! :) #6489279

Mitch Spence 9/22/2008 10:29:24 AM

Congratulations, Michelle, on this strong and oh-so-appealing finalist. #6489322

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 10:32:23 AM

Thank you Jeanine and Mitch! #6489377

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 9/22/2008 10:36:00 AM

WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoo
HUGE Congrats on your finalist!!!
Best of luck in the next round! #6489453

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/22/2008 10:38:05 AM

Outstanding finalist Shell!!! A huge congratulations! #6489489

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/22/2008 10:38:06 AM

WTG!!!!!! Congratulations on your finalist!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k #6489490

Kara Hendricks 9/22/2008 10:59:48 AM

I'll say it again... WOWZA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is winner material Shell!!

Hope to see it there..

Congrats on your theme entry silver!!

WOOHOOO!!!!! #6489805

Jennifer L. Taranto 9/22/2008 11:31:49 AM

~*~*CONGRATULATIONS*~*~ #6490286

Elida Gutierrez 9/22/2008 12:06:00 PM

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!! #6490741

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 12:11:29 PM

Thanks you Sheila B., Peaches, Donna, Kitty, Kara, Jenn and Elida! #6490800

Lee Canham 9/22/2008 12:21:55 PM

Very Happy for you Shell...Big Congratulations....Keep looking up...as far as you can see...I love this and hope for you that it gets to the top...and beyond...All the Best Michelle...Lee #6490904

Katarina Mansson 9/22/2008 12:35:57 PM

Congrats on another fantastic finalist Shell! #6491014

James N. Carpenter 9/22/2008 2:12:50 PM

Congrats Shell, very well deserved. Best of luck next round. James #6491883

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 3:00:45 PM

Thank you Lee, Katarina, and James! #6492137

A P 9/22/2008 3:20:24 PM

Congrats on a well deserved finalist, Michelle #6492263

Judy V. Kennamer 9/22/2008 3:26:50 PM

A big CONGRATS Shell!!! Beautiful! #6492329

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 3:37:07 PM

Thank you so much Ann and Judy! #6492396

Susan Fox 9/22/2008 4:14:44 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist Shell!!! #6492679

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 4:23:42 PM

Thank you so much Susan! #6492779

Patrick Rouzes 9/22/2008 4:40:43 PM

Congratulations on this incredible finalist,Michelle!!! #6492951

Sam Britt 9/22/2008 5:07:40 PM

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Michelle. #6493230

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 5:18:56 PM

Thank you so much Patrick and Sam! #6493361

Mike Umbreit 9/22/2008 5:59:10 PM

Shell - Congratulations!! - Mike #6493788

ROLAN NARMAN 9/22/2008 6:16:43 PM

Congratulations Michelle! Beautiful finalist! #6493951

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 6:32:49 PM

Thank you Mike and Rolan! #6494127

Paul Goodman 9/22/2008 6:53:34 PM

congrats shell!! #6494316

Bill Knaps 9/22/2008 7:12:37 PM

Congrats on this well deserved Finalist Michelle. A winner. Bill #6494536

Erica Murphy 9/22/2008 7:30:20 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Michelle!! #6494768

Jennifer L. Alder 9/22/2008 7:43:29 PM

Thrilled to see this image recognized, Michelle! Big congrats on your finalist :) #6494919

Dianna Hauf 9/22/2008 7:45:27 PM

BEAUTIFULLY, beautifully done Michelle! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! #6494933

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 7:45:46 PM

Thank you Paul, Bill, Erica, Jen and Dianna! #6494939

Datha Y. Thompson 9/22/2008 8:01:54 PM

WooooooooHoooooooo x's 4 ! ! ! ! YGG!!
Awesome work
Congratulations Shell!!!!! #6495094

Michelle L. Frick 9/22/2008 8:07:44 PM

THANK YOU DATHA!!! It's been a GREAT Monday!! #6495149

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 9/22/2008 11:21:03 PM

Nice work, Michelle! #6496383

Anna Diederich 9/23/2008 3:57:18 AM

Huge congrats, Michelle!! #6497272

Michelle L. Frick 9/23/2008 4:51:24 AM

Thank you so much Judges and Anna! Woweee - my first ever comment from the judges - that's a nice way to start my day!! #6497570

Shannon D. Miller 9/23/2008 5:24:07 AM

This is GORGEOUS Michelle! CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful finalist! Shannon~ #6497698

Michelle L. Frick 9/23/2008 5:50:07 AM

Thank you so much Shannon! #6497818

Derek D. Dafoe 9/23/2008 6:31:45 AM

Congrats on your great Finalist!! Good luck in the next round!! #6498047

Michelle L. Frick 9/23/2008 8:23:25 AM

Thank you Derek! #6498588

Christine Czernin 9/24/2008 8:37:16 AM

Big congratulation, Michelle.
So beautiful, it really pulls the eyes upwards. #6505399

Michelle L. Frick 9/24/2008 8:50:41 AM

Thank you so much Christine! #6505487

Angie Sidles 9/24/2008 9:10:09 AM

WOO HOO! Another amazing finalist!! Congrats, Michelle!! Resubmit it!!! ;) #6505606

Michelle L. Frick 9/24/2008 9:23:41 AM

Thank you Angie! #6505675

Leland N. Saunders 11/4/2008 12:19:57 PM

This might be a little belated on this photo ... but this is really a fantastic image ... it draws you right up to the sky ... Love it ...

Lee #6707381


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For PG101 Windows Theme. Happy Theme Day!

Taken during the BP Summit 2006 from across the street of this building near Pike Street. I reworked the image using the Topaz filter in PS.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D

Uploaded on 8/30/2008 12:32:44 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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