Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 9/28/2008 9:30:12 PM

Lovely image and details noted here, Angie.

Dominick #1006905

Michelle L. Frick 9/28/2008 9:52:22 PM

Aha - I see you made it to your destination this weekend! Beautifully seen and rendered Angie!! Such a stunning building - it's hard to believe people work in that every day. And, I wonder how many of them take time to appreciate all those intricate details you've captured.

Now, since it's late, GO TO BED! ROFL!! #6526087

Tommy E. Burgess 9/28/2008 11:43:14 PM

Beautiful capture of the rotunda Angie!! Beautiful tones,detail, and composition!! #6526196

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 9/28/2008 11:44:36 PM


KARU. #6526198

Sabrina Ryan 9/29/2008 6:26:21 AM

Wonderful architectural photo, Angie. Rich color, sharp detail and great POV. #6527499

Sirsendu Gayen 9/29/2008 6:46:18 AM

Outstanding capture with great POV,details and color. #6527631

Jeanine M. Bailey 9/29/2008 7:20:29 AM

BEAUTIFUL details and I LOVE your POV!!! Nicely captured Angie!!! :) #6527821

Jessica Jenney level-addict 9/29/2008 7:31:29 AM

Terrific capture, Angie! I love your composition and fantastic detail of this gorgeous architecture! #6527894

Kimi A. Phillips 9/29/2008 7:34:26 AM

Love the new POV! Beautifully done!:) #6527910

Flavio Carnevale level-addict 9/29/2008 8:56:32 AM

We will see it again, I am sure.
Well done, my friend.
Flavio #6528280

Debra R. Harder 9/29/2008 9:13:41 AM

Oh WOW, Angie! This is PERFECTION! Your exposure is perfect! BEAUTIFUL comp, details and colors!! AMAZING WORK!! Deb #6528352

Jennifer L. Taranto 9/29/2008 9:29:28 AM

such beautiful details captured here!! love your pov!! love the light too!! #6528424

Shannon D. Miller 9/29/2008 9:38:10 AM

You are so talented with everything you set out to do Angie! What a spectacular capture! Amazing clarity, light, colors, detail and Love the POV!!! Have a great week! Shannon~ #6528473

Jeff Robinson level-addict 9/29/2008 10:06:49 AM

This has a Big Wow Factor Angie! Excellent work! Jeff #6528620

Angie Sidles level-addict 9/29/2008 10:14:36 AM

Thanks everyone! :) #6528655

Jennifer L. Alder level-addict 9/29/2008 1:45:14 PM

Gorgeous ornate details, clarity and light! REALLY wonderful place and capture of it, Angie :) #6529368

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-addict 9/29/2008 6:04:20 PM

This is an excellent image, Angie! Terrific elements of design, super pov, tones, lighting, details and composition. #6530218

Deb Koskovich 9/30/2008 6:22:52 AM

So beautifully done, Angie! Wonderful clarity and tones. #6532421

Susan Fox 9/30/2008 6:34:13 PM

Excellent POV, light and details!!! #6535159

Kim Dietrich Elam 11/5/2008 1:30:01 PM

WOW! great crop. beautiful capture! #6712727

Amber J. Skene 11/25/2008 7:22:27 PM

Congratulations on another finalist! #6805096

Jeanine M. Bailey 11/25/2008 7:58:18 PM

WTG Angie on your finalist!!!! #6805483

Susan Fox 11/25/2008 9:29:24 PM

Congratulations Angie :-) #6806502

Deb Koskovich 11/25/2008 9:56:44 PM

Wow, Ang! Congrats again! #6806868

Michelle L. Frick 11/25/2008 10:05:47 PM

Look at you go girl!!! Congratulations yet again!!! #6806925

Tommy E. Burgess 11/25/2008 11:17:25 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Angie!!! Best of Luck.
:) Tommy #6807333

Jessica Jenney level-addict 11/26/2008 5:40:53 AM

COngrats, Angie on your terrific finalist! #6809313

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 11/26/2008 5:41:50 AM

Huge Congrats. on your Fantastic finalist.

UB. #6809325

Debra R. Harder 11/26/2008 9:38:33 AM

WTG, Angie! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS again on another EXCELLENT finalist! This is perfection! Deb #6810996

Vladan D. Djordjevic 11/26/2008 1:49:41 PM

Congratulations on your excellent finalist, Angie!


Christian Rosito level-addict 11/26/2008 4:33:24 PM

Well done Angie!! Congratulations!!!! #6813146

Colleen Farrell level-addict 11/26/2008 10:23:43 PM

Fantastic, Angie!! Big congrats on your awesome finalist! #6814190

Jeff Robinson level-addict 11/28/2008 7:52:29 AM

Congrats Angie on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff #6819716

Michelle L. Frick 11/28/2008 11:09:02 AM

Another gold for you studly! You can't quit your day job - it's got too much photographic potential - LOL! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! #6820461

Daniella Puente 11/28/2008 11:11:20 AM

BIG CONGRATS on this gold for you :))))) #6820477

Jessica Jenney level-addict 11/28/2008 11:55:26 AM

Congratulations, Angie on your fantastic win! #6820811

Angie Sidles level-addict 11/28/2008 12:03:02 PM

Thanks so much everyone for your constant encouragement! #6820860

Sam Britt 11/28/2008 12:45:08 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd place win, Angie! #6821141

Vladan D. Djordjevic 11/28/2008 12:53:36 PM

Congratulations on your winner, Angie! #6821212

Jeanine M. Bailey 11/28/2008 12:56:02 PM

Congrats on your win Angie!! #6821236

Kim Dietrich Elam 11/28/2008 1:26:44 PM

congrats, Angie! #6821455

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 11/28/2008 1:33:21 PM

I am so glad to see this one end up in the winners circle...Congrats. and WTG.

UB. #6821495

Debra R. Harder 11/28/2008 1:36:55 PM


A P 11/28/2008 1:53:33 PM

So very well deserved Angie. BIG CONGRATULATIONS #6821625

Colleen Farrell level-addict 11/28/2008 2:05:42 PM

Woohoo!! WTG, Angie! Big congrats on your well-deserved win! #6821687

Claudia Kuhn level-addict 11/28/2008 3:45:51 PM

Wonderful perspective, congratulations on your win! #6822152

Michael Umbreit level-addict 11/28/2008 4:40:33 PM

Angie - Congratulations on your win!! - Mike #6822367

Stefania Barbier level-addict 11/28/2008 11:30:16 PM

ANGIE!!! #6823509

Colette M. Metcalf level-addict 11/29/2008 4:22:33 AM

Congratulations!!! #6824210

Anna Diederich level-addict 11/29/2008 4:52:36 AM

WTG, Angie! Congratulations!! #6824410

Elida Gutierrez level-addict 11/29/2008 10:07:00 AM



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Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 11/29/2008 12:00:14 PM

Congratulations on your win Angie, this is awesome! #6826048

Jennifer L. Alder 11/29/2008 3:38:05 PM

Yay!!! Huge congrats girl. LOVE this- stellar work. :) #6826809

Susan Fox 11/29/2008 7:19:17 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful win Angie! #6827593

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 12/8/2008 2:18:25 PM

i missed the winners, just got back to the net. anyway, big congratulations, Angie, you did terrific on this! very well done my dear friend. #6868178

Angie Sidles level-addict 12/8/2008 2:20:57 PM

Thanks again everyone! Your comments are truly appreciated! #6868186

Robert Baer 5/30/2009 6:18:34 PM

your gallery is amazing. love it and this pic is awesome both in comp and color. #7580396

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Illinois State Capitol Building Dome. Went back this weekend to try a few shots from a different POV.

Category: Elements of Design (resub on 10-26-08)

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 47.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi

Uploaded on 9/28/2008 9:13:03 PM

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