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Stefania Barbier Student 10/11/2008 11:52:31 PM

Nikki I do not think you'll loose the badge... I believe this is exceptional and does deserve a golden badge! #1014751

Marisol Pastor 10/12/2008 3:13:43 AM

I'm sure you will get a gold on this one. I think this is an outstanding shot. #6586602

Dominick M. Dimacale 10/12/2008 3:41:44 AM

One lovely image to be considered for Gold, Nikki.

Dominick #6586700

Nikki McDonald 10/12/2008 6:22:53 AM

Thanks for the words of encouragement, Stef, Marisol, and Dominick. I'm not actually "risking" losing it -- the upload with the finalist badge is still in my gallery though I did take it off display temporarily. That's why I have the new upload here :) I was confused as to what would happen if the old one got an EP on top of the finalist. I thought it might "hide" the finalist and then if it went no further, the shot might only have an EP. I wrote BP about it and the person who replied said that to be sure, I should submit a new upload so I did. #6587191

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 10/12/2008 6:32:12 AM

I am in agreement
Needs to get the gold
As you know Nik this is a favorite of mine ;0)
Perfect entry for monthly theme
Good Luck! #6587219

Max Aureli 10/12/2008 6:32:50 AM

My best for this one MT!! #6587221

Ken Smith 10/12/2008 6:59:41 AM

When I was travelling, one of my BP friends accidently resubmitted one of my finalists...and it made finalist again... :-). But, no EP button appeared...once a finalist, always a finalsts...unless it gets gold. Good luck on this one, Nikki! #6587334

Nikki McDonald 10/12/2008 7:13:08 AM

Thanks for this information, Ken. I thought someone else had told me that he had re-submitted a finalist and no EP button ever appeared even though it went gold the second time, but I wasn't sure. Glad to know their software is set up so that finalist trumps EP and gold trumps finalist. That's only logical. I never thought I'd even consider doing this but I could not pass up this MT :) #6587376

Jean B. Hall 10/12/2008 8:37:18 AM

Terrific shot -- and a perfect fit for this month's contest theme! #6587632

janet williams 10/12/2008 12:12:22 PM

This a fantastic shot Nikki. One of my favorites. I love everything about it. I agree it does deserve the premo award and is perfect for this months catagory. Good Luck!!! #6588305

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 10/12/2008 3:01:04 PM

You are correct, Nikki!!!!! Perfect image and perfect for MT!!!!! ♫ k #6588827

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/12/2008 5:07:20 PM

Super capture!! Love it! #6589288

Sheila D. Robertson 10/13/2008 7:51:31 AM

Nikki I think you have done beautiful work here. Good luck! #6592277

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston 10/15/2008 8:53:28 PM

Wow, this is a neat composite. I really like the angles in this! #6606065

Patricia A. Coblentz 10/17/2008 6:08:30 PM

Good luck, Nikki...this is a truly terrific photo. Patti #6616279

Daniella Puente 11/3/2008 6:57:44 PM

I remmember this Nikki :) and you did right to enter into the MT is simply PERFECT and I hope see it again!
Have a good night my friend :) #6704055

Sylvia Rossler 11/4/2008 1:19:38 PM

My october favourite of yours Nikki :O) #6707564

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 11/25/2008 7:22:30 PM

Congrats Nikki on your finalist. Bonne chance.
JP #6805099

Pat Gamwell 11/25/2008 8:01:30 PM

Yes,yes,yes......SOOOO happy to see this one as a Finalist! LOVE it! WTG, girl! #6805508

Patricia A. Coblentz 11/25/2008 8:06:56 PM


Jeana Clark 11/25/2008 8:49:11 PM

Big Congrats!!!!
Best of Luck!!
Deserves the gold!!!

~J~ #6806040

Max Aureli 11/25/2008 8:56:33 PM

I knew this one was great, Nikki!!!!
Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #6806108

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 11/25/2008 9:06:18 PM

It's on It's Way!!
Congrats NiK!! #6806227

Nadya Johnson 11/25/2008 9:26:00 PM

Congratulations Nikki, on your outstanding finalist! #6806463

frank w. degenhardt 11/25/2008 9:28:28 PM

Nikki- Stunning work and am happy that you got a finalist for this work of art about works of art. Congradulations and best wishes for the next round. #6806495

Corinne M. Thompson 11/25/2008 9:38:24 PM

Congrats to you Nikki, good luck in the next round! #6806636

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/25/2008 9:42:14 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Nikki!!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k #6806689

Stefania Barbier 11/25/2008 10:05:09 PM

CONGRATS on your spectacular finalist Nikki!!! #6806923

Susan M. Campbell 11/25/2008 10:39:21 PM

Way to go Nikki...congrats. #6807124

Usman M. Bajwa 11/25/2008 10:42:22 PM

Congrats. and good luck in the next round.

UB. #6807147

Pat and Graham Robards 11/25/2008 11:08:38 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Nikki, way to go! ~Pat #6807287

Ron Roberts 11/26/2008 12:41:15 AM


Katarina Mansson 11/26/2008 3:45:22 AM

So happy to se this here; you know I love this one. Congrats Nikki! #6808286

Sam Britt 11/26/2008 4:04:49 AM

Congratulations, Nikki! #6808440

janet williams 11/26/2008 6:22:41 AM

Congrats Nikki on well deserved finalist. #6809640

Elida Gutierrez 11/26/2008 7:19:16 AM

Congratulations for your FINALIST!!! #6810000

Laurie Daily 11/26/2008 9:39:07 AM

Congratulations on this great finalist, Nikki...when I thought about this category for the MT, this is what I envisioned...glad you captured it so perfectly!

Lisa D. Greer 11/26/2008 9:46:32 AM

Fabulous! Congrats! :) #6811043

Mitch Spence 11/26/2008 11:41:40 AM

Congratulations, Nikki! #6811707

Mike Clime 11/26/2008 1:56:20 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Nikki! #6812310

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 11/26/2008 2:29:46 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Nikki, great work! #6812565

Mike Umbreit 11/26/2008 2:31:19 PM

Nikki - Congratulations!! - Mike #6812577

Anna Diederich 11/26/2008 2:37:30 PM

Congratulations, Nikki! #6812633

Susan Fox 11/26/2008 6:28:31 PM

A big congrats Nikki!!!!!!! #6813411

Datha Y. Thompson 11/26/2008 8:19:13 PM

Congratulations Nikki!!! WTG :0) #6813912

Colleen Farrell 11/26/2008 9:49:19 PM

Phew--a sigh of relief that you didn't lose the finalist badge. Now, on to the GOLD! WTG, Nikki! #6814106

Lisa J. Boulden 11/26/2008 9:54:05 PM

Spectacular double-silver Nikki!
Now, onto the GOLD!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #6814119

Christine Czernin 11/26/2008 11:50:24 PM

Congratulations, Nikki.
A well deserved double finalist.
This picture has a fantastic mood of serenity and quiet elegance. I love it. #6814479

Sylvia Rossler 11/27/2008 3:11:47 PM

Huge congrats on your excellent finalist :)  #6817136

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/27/2008 7:03:20 PM

I am so glad to see this as a Finalist! Great capture and congrats!! #6817684

Susie Peek-Swint 11/28/2008 11:10:03 AM

WTG Nikki ~ so glad to see this one win .. many congrats!! #6820467

Michelle L. Frick 11/28/2008 11:17:24 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Nikki!!! #6820519

Daniella Puente 11/28/2008 11:19:52 AM

BIG congrats Nikki on this WINNER for you!!!!! #6820540

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/28/2008 11:51:02 AM

Congratulations on this awesome win, Nikki!!!!! :-) ♫ k #6820766

Dr Silly 11/28/2008 11:55:46 AM

Nikki, congratulations for the Gold win. It should have been Gold the first time. :O)

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 11/28/2008 12:13:59 PM

Congratulations! An outstanding winning image Nikki!!! WTG! #6820941

Christine Czernin 11/28/2008 12:26:39 PM

A perfect gold win, Nikki.
Congratulations.!! #6821010

Sam Britt 11/28/2008 1:09:31 PM

Congratulations on this terrific 2nd place win, Nikki! #6821345

Leslie McLain 11/28/2008 1:26:33 PM

Congrats on your wonderful winner! #6821454

A P 11/28/2008 2:20:13 PM


David Phalen 11/28/2008 2:23:21 PM

WTG Nikki!! Huge congrats on a spectacular Winner!! #6821796

Colleen Farrell 11/28/2008 2:32:10 PM

WTG, Nikki! I'm so happy for you. Very smart to keep trying with this awesome image. Congratulations on your WIN! #6821855

Laurie Daily 11/28/2008 3:02:31 PM

Congratulations, Nikki on your fantastic win...I was sure hoping this would end up in the winner's circle!


Ken Smith 11/28/2008 4:56:04 PM

Persistence paid off...congrats big time, Nikki! #6822460

Agnes Fegan 11/28/2008 4:58:38 PM

Congratulations Nikki...terrific image! #6822475

Mike Umbreit 11/28/2008 5:20:00 PM

Nikki - Congratulations on your win!! WTG!! - Mike #6822596

Sylvia Rossler 11/28/2008 5:50:17 PM

WTG !! Big congrats on your stunning winner :o) #6822710

Patricia A. Coblentz 11/28/2008 5:55:53 PM


Sharon 11/28/2008 8:30:50 PM

WTG, Nikki !!!! Congratulaions on your well deserved win. #6823155

Max Aureli 11/28/2008 9:09:23 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic Winner, Nikki!!! #6823217

Stefania Barbier 11/28/2008 11:41:51 PM


Katarina Mansson 11/29/2008 12:19:43 AM

Love to see this as a winner ! Congratulations Nikki! #6823717

Marisol Pastor 11/29/2008 2:04:51 AM

I'm so happy for you Nikki ... I told you this would be a gold! Big Congratulations. #6823931

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 11/29/2008 4:39:57 AM

So Glad to See Gold Here Nik!!
One of My Favorites!!!
Congratulations!! #6824314

Colette M. Metcalf 11/29/2008 4:42:13 AM

Congratulations on your WIN!!!! #6824331

Wally Orlowsky 11/29/2008 8:20:40 AM

Congratulations on this well-deserved win, Nikki! #6825063

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/29/2008 8:29:47 AM

Smart girl Nikki, persistence pays off and congratulations on this well deserved and outstanding image!

jo ann c. #6825097

Melissa Gurdus 11/29/2008 9:13:43 AM

Great to see the path this image has taken, Nikki and big congratulations on this most deserved winner!!! #6825253

Elida Gutierrez 11/29/2008 10:30:52 AM



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Nancyj Hovey 11/29/2008 1:45:34 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S on your well deserved 2nd Place WINNER... 8o) #6826439

Judy V. Kennamer 11/29/2008 1:47:43 PM

Congrats on your beautiful WINNER Nikki!! #6826451

Maria Coulson 11/29/2008 6:46:16 PM

Nikki, congratulations!! #6827433

Maria Coulson 11/29/2008 6:46:17 PM

Nikki, congratulations!! #6827434

Dr. Harmeet Singh 11/29/2008 6:57:01 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S on your beautiful and well deserved WINNER.. #6827482

Susan Fox 11/29/2008 7:22:55 PM

Congratulations Nikki!! #6827601

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/29/2008 8:48:57 PM

And you were right.....It did win! Congrats, Nikki! #6827866

Kate Jackson 11/30/2008 12:40:14 AM

I'm so glad this has finally got the recognition it deserves Nikki! Well done for persevering and having faith in it. And congratulations!!! #6828335

frank w. degenhardt 11/30/2008 6:42:39 AM

Nikki- Such a wonderful and creative look at this art exhibit. Fantastic work and congratulations on this well deserved win. Way to go girl. #6829386

Jean E. Hildebrant 11/30/2008 8:42:18 AM

You can probably guess that I love this one, Nikki! Way to go!!! Congrat's to you! #6829773

Mike Clime 11/30/2008 1:02:46 PM

Congratulations on your winner, Nikki! #6830808

Darryl Wilkinson 12/1/2008 8:56:32 AM

Your persistence paid off, Nikki! Congratulations on your win!! #6834440

Dennis Flanagan 12/2/2008 5:38:29 PM

Excellent job Nikki. Congratulations. #6841664

Susan M. Campbell 12/4/2008 3:04:52 PM

Congrats on your win Nikki...very cool! #6851195

Susan M. Hembree 12/7/2008 10:52:03 PM

So glad to see this finally get the recognition it deserved! Congratulations on the 2nd place win, Nikki! #6865076

Christine R. Lobsinger 6/20/2009 4:54:24 PM

Here it is...
Beautiful work Nikki...
A huge Congratulations to You on your 2nd place Win!!
SMILING #7658601

Christine R. Lobsinger 10/21/2009 10:11:48 AM

I had to come back here Nikki... love this shot!!!

CONGRATS for displaying it perfectly!!


Karen Slagle 8/18/2010 12:21:47 PM

I can understand why you kept submitting this, Nikki, and am so happy you perservered and ended up with a winner. Outstanding art..... #8846177

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I took these in the Bloch Addition of the Nelson-Atkins Art Museum in Kansas City in June. The sepia tones are natural. I just loved this space and the photography exhibit shown here was wonderful.
Submitted in People in June, no EP; re-submitted in Catch-All in July, Finalist. I am submitting this new upload in the October Monthly Theme. I've never done this before. I'm mighty proud of that finalist badge and don't want to risk losing it :) but I can't help thinking this is a perfect fit for the Exhibits MT.

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Uploaded on 10/9/2008 7:59:27 PM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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