Deb Koskovich 9/26/2008 3:08:44 AM

You had perfect light and a great sky to take advantage of in capturing this wonderful reflection, Manuel. Great eye, gorgeous work. #1005364

William C. Raco 9/26/2008 3:19:30 AM

Wow, fantastic color, detail and lighting
Excellent photo and narrative, Manuel

Mary L. Graham 9/26/2008 3:52:51 AM

Excellent capture here Manual!! Love the colors and lighting!! =) #6514512

Joy Rector 9/26/2008 4:32:55 AM

well done #6514734

Colette M. Metcalf 9/26/2008 4:40:52 AM

Terrific capture!!! #6514798

Shirley Sicurello 9/26/2008 4:46:44 AM

Very well done, Manuel. Love the old reflected in the new. #6514834

Jeff Robinson 9/26/2008 4:52:28 AM

Outstanding comp and capture Manuel - Thanks for the additional history / info too!! Jeff #6514855

Tiia Vissak 9/26/2008 4:58:29 AM

a beautiful shot! #6514887

Stan J. Bendkowski 9/26/2008 6:02:29 AM

Great reflection and capture, Manuel! #6515195

Melissa G. Meiselman 9/26/2008 7:25:31 AM

Stunning full frame reflection capture taken with sharp detail, great colors and terrific lighting, Manuel!! #6515501

Renata Gusciora 9/26/2008 1:11:38 PM

Wow,fabulous reflection,Manuel,with wonderful lighting and clarity! #6516751

Brett Dolsen 9/26/2008 4:15:13 PM

Fantastic reflection capture and description Manuel!!Brett #6517341

Stefania Barbier 9/26/2008 10:39:48 PM

this is amazing Manuel... the reflection is gorgeous and so is the capture! #6518310

Kathy Radford 9/27/2008 2:58:06 AM

WOW!!! What a spectacular shot. Terrific reflections and great to learn the history of this wonderful piece of architecture. Looks like a winner. Good Luck. Kathy in NH #6518965

Eugenio Diaz 9/27/2008 4:31:31 AM

WOOOOW!!! Stunning shot, excellent colors and light, love it! #6519185

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 9/28/2008 1:49:02 PM


KARU. #6524681

John Connolly 10/1/2008 4:02:14 PM

An excellent capture of this remarkable building, Manuel! The saturated colors are just awesome! #6539823

Marisol Pastor 10/13/2008 1:19:24 PM

Love the distortions in these reflections. #6593623

RC Fritz 10/22/2008 7:52:14 PM

FANTASTIC!!!!Well deserved Finalist, Manuel!! Congratulations!!! #6639978

Nadya Johnson 10/22/2008 8:05:22 PM

Absolutely fabulous, Manuel! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #6640113

Jill Odice 10/22/2008 8:57:04 PM

Congrats Manuel! Love the reflections! #6640736

Stefania Barbier 10/22/2008 10:38:06 PM


Laurence Saliba 10/22/2008 10:45:50 PM

Congrats on your finalist!!! #6641540

Brett Dolsen 10/22/2008 10:47:43 PM

Great finalist and congratulations Manuel!!Best wishes for the next round!!Brett #6641558

ALLEN O. HOWARD 10/23/2008 7:41:45 AM

Congratulations Manuel! Very, very nice!!! #6644771

Luigi Di Serio 10/23/2008 8:14:07 AM

Another wonderful architectural EOD shot by the master of the Houston skyline! Nice work and congrats #6645112

Mike D. Perez 10/23/2008 8:32:49 AM

Congratulations on your great Finalist, Manuel! I've never noticed this building and its beautiful architecture. #6645307

Eugenio Diaz 10/23/2008 8:36:36 AM

Congratulations on your Beautiful Finalist!
WTG my Friend!
Good luck in the next round!

Usman M. Bajwa 10/23/2008 11:13:09 AM

Congrats. on this very beautiful Finalist.

UB. #6646813

Marijana Fajgl 10/23/2008 11:50:12 AM

Big congratulations on your fantastic finalist! #6647026

Amber J. Skene 10/23/2008 11:54:49 AM

Congrats on your finalist! #6647053

Jeff Robinson 10/24/2008 3:23:33 AM

Congrats Manuel on this excellent Finalist! Jeff #6650916

Renata Gusciora 10/24/2008 1:25:43 PM

Manuel,huge congratulations on this fantastic winner!! #6653790

Stefania Barbier 10/24/2008 2:01:58 PM

congrats on your gorgeous win!!! #6654096

Rakesh Syal 10/24/2008 2:18:49 PM

My heartiest congratulations on this great win, my friend Manuel! And thanks for your kind comments!

Rakesh #6654233

Claudia Kuhn 10/24/2008 2:50:22 PM

Wonderful colors and reflection, congratulations on your terrific winner! #6654422

Colette M. Metcalf 10/24/2008 2:57:20 PM

Congratulations!!!! #6654464

Nadya Johnson 10/24/2008 3:24:46 PM

Way to go, Manuel!!! Congratulations on your VERY stunning winner!! #6654644

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eileen bedford 10/24/2008 4:04:45 PM

Congratulations Manuel, beautifully done!!!

Vladan D. Djordjevic 10/24/2008 4:44:37 PM

Congratulations on this second place win, Manuel! #6655165

Jennifer L. Alder 10/24/2008 5:01:22 PM

Congrats, Manuel, on this terrific winner :) #6655257

Tammy M. Anderson 10/24/2008 5:01:39 PM

Congratulations, Manuel. #6655258

Daniella Puente 10/24/2008 7:20:55 PM

FELICITACIONES Manuel!!!!!!!!!!!

PD: And thank you very much for your kind words on my photo :))) #6655851

Laurence Saliba 10/24/2008 8:39:23 PM

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!! #6656145

Brett Dolsen 10/25/2008 2:05:02 AM

Congratulations on this wonderfull winner Manuel!!Well Done!!Brett #6656930

Marijana Fajgl 10/25/2008 3:26:05 AM

Big congratulations, Manuel! #6657028

Tiia Vissak 10/25/2008 8:11:05 AM

Congratulations! #6658059

Michelle Alton 10/25/2008 8:32:27 AM

This is brilliant, Manuel. I think I missed it in the first round! Gorgeous work and congratulations!
Michelle #6658207

Usman M. Bajwa 10/25/2008 11:34:52 AM

WTG. Congrats. on striking GOLD.

UB. #6658830

David Phalen 10/25/2008 12:55:38 PM

BIG Congrats on an awesome Winner!! #6659141

Tarun Bose 10/25/2008 1:24:56 PM

Big, big congrats my dear friend Manuel for your excellent winner. #6659276

Renee Doyle 10/25/2008 6:33:12 PM

Just wonderful .... Congratulations Manuel!!! #6660070

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/25/2008 8:34:40 PM

Congratulations! Outstanding design and reflections Manuel! #6660485

Dominick M. Dimacale 10/27/2008 4:12:38 AM

Congratulations Manuel on your Win.

Dominick #6665976

Jeff Robinson 10/28/2008 3:46:33 AM

Congrats on your 2nd Place Win Manuel!! Jeff #6671595

Marisol Pastor 10/31/2008 1:25:17 PM

Congratulations Manuel. #6689643

Leland N. Saunders 11/7/2008 1:20:15 PM

Great shot .... well deserved winner ...

Lee #6721954

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reflections of the Niels Esperson Building. Once, this was the crown jewel of Houston's skyline, and today is the only full-blown example of Italian Renaissance architecture in the downtown. It is wonderfully detailed with columns, great urns, terraces, and a grand tempietto at the top similar to one built in 1502 in the courtyard of San Pietro in Rome. It is lit up at night. Because of its history, this structure is properly referred to in the plural.____will have to comment during day, had trouble with BP

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