Tammy D. Ferren level-deluxe 9/5/2008 2:19:49 PM

Love the yellow and black repetition with the varying designs and textures! Awesome capture! #993023

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 9/5/2008 3:26:27 PM


KSTU. #6416541

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 9/5/2008 3:41:54 PM

The right category, I think. I love it and so will they, I bet! #6416608

Joao Martinho level-deluxe 9/5/2008 4:44:40 PM

Fantastic POV. As allways you have a lot of creativity and design in your photos. #6416810

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 9/5/2008 4:50:41 PM

Great shot. Very pleasing to the eyes, it took me right there. Nice POV, and your gallery is full of very special pictures too. You have an eye for patterns and designs, Faisal #6416829

Susana Ms Heide level-deluxe 9/5/2008 5:09:25 PM

That's the category I would have used too!!! Very strong elements all around! FANTASTIC eye and capture Faisal!! #6416914

Liz blahh level-deluxe 9/5/2008 5:59:10 PM

Outstanding Faisal! #6417128

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 9/5/2008 6:20:00 PM

If this doesn't make POTD at LEAST, I'll be utterly dumbfounded. It's magnifico! #6417223

Faisal Almalki 9/5/2008 6:21:44 PM

Wow. Thank you all for these wonderful comments. I was pleasued by this shot (after all, it took me a while in the rain to get someone with such a colorful umbrella) but had no idea you guys would like it this much. Thank you #6417234

Joan E. Gerring 9/5/2008 6:31:36 PM

What a great shot! I love it!!! The splash of colours is excellent. #6417269

Rebecca K. Lefferts 9/5/2008 7:57:27 PM

Great shot! Composition is lovely. Very nice :) #6417514

Kate Baumgartner 9/5/2008 11:35:41 PM

Fantastic composition, use of color and design. Awesome. #6417875

Faisal Almalki 9/6/2008 10:35:06 AM

Thank you, again, for these wonderful comments. Appreciated #6419620

Daniella Puente 9/7/2008 4:20:15 PM

Fabulous photo Faisal ++++ #6425235

Marisol Pastor 9/9/2008 12:21:05 PM

Perfect category ... all of your work is full of elements of design. I second everything everyone has already said before me. The fact that the umbrella is yellow and black is perfect (any other colors would not have worked as well). A favorite for me. #6433989

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 9/19/2008 8:25:28 PM

I agree with Marisol and others about the category and colors. This is an amazing capture. Love the yellow lines on the pavement, too! Wonderfully composed, Faisal. #6478205

Faisal Almalki 9/21/2008 7:05:06 PM

Thanks again everyone for all these wonderful comments. Much appreciated #6486008

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 9/30/2008 11:58:49 AM

Super pov and design Faisal! #6533854

Katarina Mansson 10/23/2008 4:09:01 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Faisal and good luck next!
This one is so elegant and perfectly presented. Love the color splashes matching, lines, composition and mood. Favorite! #6643039

Amber J. Skene 10/23/2008 12:22:04 PM

Congrats on your finalist! #6647201

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 10/23/2008 8:39:05 PM

Wow.. this is an awesome Finalist. Congrats.

UB. #6649766

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 10/23/2008 8:48:20 PM

Wonderful finalist, Faisal. Congratulations and I hope it goes on. #6649806

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 10/24/2008 2:52:47 PM

Love this perspective Faisal, congratulations on your winner! #6654434

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Katarina Mansson 10/24/2008 11:12:41 PM

You definitely chose the right category Faisal; congratulations again! Happy to be back and see this get gold! #6656620

Mohammed Al-Furaih 10/25/2008 12:38:06 AM

Big congratulations on your win..
Really this wonderful photo deserve it..
:) #6656729

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 10/25/2008 11:35:12 AM

WTG. Congrats. on striking GOLD.

UB. #6658833

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 10/25/2008 8:37:30 PM

Congratulations! Great design and use of color. Beautiful image Faisal! #6660498

Dominick M. Dimacale level-deluxe 10/27/2008 2:38:45 AM

Congratulations Faisal on your Win.

Dominick #6665502

Marisol Pastor level-deluxe 10/28/2008 4:13:29 PM

Congrats Faisal on this terrific winning image. #6675090

Kholloud Al-Muraikhi level-deluxe 11/6/2008 11:19:48 AM

congrats faisal ... I love the pic #6716799

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 11/9/2008 7:03:40 PM

This is one of those images that captures your mind when you first see it and just sticks with you. Congratulations on the very well-deserved win. #6731580

RC Fritz level-deluxe 11/16/2008 6:35:22 AM

FANTASTIC composition, Faisal!! Congrats on your WIN!! #6761631

Michael Lynch 11/17/2008 6:23:10 AM

Congrats on the WIN; Awesome shot !!! #6765646

Faisal Almalki 11/29/2008 2:02:17 AM

Thank you all for the wonderful words of support. Much appreciated #6823928

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Taken from my hotel balcony in London

Lens: Canon 17-85mm
Shutter priority at 1/160 Sec, f/5.0, ISO 160

P.S. Not sure about the category. Put this in "Element of Design". If anybody suggests another category, please let me know. Thanks

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 41.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 9/5/2008 2:08:38 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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