Lake Marmo

Karen L. Swigart 10/13/2008 2:42:30 PM

Oh's hard to find the words. That is just beautiful. I even made a note of where it is to see it some day. Outstanding! #1015759

Bill Knaps 10/13/2008 2:51:29 PM

Beautiful capture Mike. Like the way the sun is breaking through also. Bill #6593929

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 10/13/2008 3:32:59 PM


KARU. #6594010

ROLAN NARMAN 10/13/2008 4:00:03 PM

Excellent fall image with a great reflection, sharp details and beautiful colors! Fantastic job Mike! #6594091

Kerry Hill 10/13/2008 4:00:18 PM

Beautiful, Mike! Lovely colours and reflections! #6594093

John E. Steinway 10/13/2008 4:06:21 PM

Gorgeous image Mike. Terrific depth and color. #6594116

Jean B. Hall 10/13/2008 4:16:46 PM

Lovely colors and composition. #6594159

Ron McEwan 10/13/2008 4:40:36 PM

A well balanced moody scene, well done indeed. #6594264

Ellen Hodges 10/13/2008 6:43:08 PM

Beautiful capture, Mike! The reflections and lighting are awesome! Glad to see more leaves changing around there and here. #6594643

Leslie McLain 10/13/2008 6:43:32 PM

Beautiful scene. Great eye for seeing it. #6594646

Tommy E. Burgess 10/13/2008 6:48:11 PM

Very beautiful Mike! Love the fall color, and wonderful serene feel. #6594662

Janet Daniel 10/13/2008 6:53:31 PM

Such a gorgeous, peaceful place! Beautifully captured, Mike! #6594679

Tiia Vissak 10/13/2008 10:57:54 PM

a fantastic view! #6595272

Mike Clime 10/14/2008 2:26:13 AM

Beautiful scene and reflection, Mike! #6595951

Mitch Spence 10/14/2008 9:20:25 AM

My, lovely, Mike. Well done! I sure wish I had a botanical gardens or arboretum near my house. #6597978

Derek D. Dafoe 10/14/2008 9:54:00 AM

Great shot Mike!! Love the lighting and color!! #6598098

Janice Mezzacappa 10/14/2008 2:39:29 PM

Stunning scenery like a beautiful painting, fantastic lighting, so soft and serene! #6599268

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 10/14/2008 6:13:32 PM

My friend used to live in Lisle, FANTASTIC and beautiful captue Mike! #6599885

Deb Koskovich 10/14/2008 6:37:49 PM

This is over the top amazingly gorgeous, Mike!! #6599933

Michael Umbreit 10/14/2008 7:04:03 PM

Thanks for the very kind comments! I was back out to the Morton Arboretum tonight and the fall colors are really showing up now. :) - Mike #6600009

Brett Dolsen 10/15/2008 1:38:18 AM

Stunning landscape Mike!!Brett #6601021

Eivor Kuchta 10/15/2008 5:52:30 AM

Stunning is the word that also comes to my mind! This is so beautiful, Mike! #6602248

Michael Umbreit 10/16/2008 5:41:19 PM

Brett/Eivor - Thanks for your continued support! - Mike #6610937

Arlene Krassner 10/17/2008 4:34:52 PM

What a lovely and peaceful scene Mike. #6615991

Michael Umbreit 10/17/2008 6:01:07 PM

Arlene - Thank You! - Mike #6616254

Merna L. Nobile 7/28/2011 9:35:08 PM

Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile #9562126

Lindley Johnson 7/29/2011 6:01:39 AM

Beautiful light and excellent composition, Mike. Congratulations on your finalist. #9563338

Stefania Barbier 7/29/2011 6:11:23 AM

huge congrats on your gorgeous finalist!!! #9563446

Chris Schlosser 7/29/2011 8:48:18 AM

Beautiful image, Mike! Congratulations on your finalist! #9564449

Richard B. Hallick 7/29/2011 8:49:34 AM

I love the colors, reflections, and feeling of fall in this beautiful finalist. Well done. #9564454

Christopher Budny 7/29/2011 8:49:49 AM

Beautiful work, Mike; congratulations! #9564457

Eivor Kuchta 7/29/2011 11:29:38 AM

Beautiful colors and light! Congratulations on your finalist, Mike! #9565148

Leslie McLain 7/29/2011 1:14:18 PM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Mike. #9565572

Michele Peterson 7/29/2011 1:18:32 PM

Congratulations Mike on your first place win!! Beautiful image!!! #9565611

Michele Peterson 7/29/2011 1:20:04 PM

Oops, meant second place, but still a fabulous win and image!! :-) #9565627

Bojan Bencic 7/29/2011 1:21:05 PM

Congratulations on your win, Mike! #9565641

Stefania Barbier 7/29/2011 1:57:35 PM

gorgeous winner, congratulations!!! #9565908

Amanda D. Austwick 7/29/2011 2:25:52 PM

Congratulations on your Gold Win!!! #9566077

Anita Hogue 7/29/2011 3:27:12 PM

Congratulations, Mike! This is absolutely gorgeous! #9566309

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/29/2011 4:23:38 PM

Fabulous winner! WTG Mike! :-) k #9566615

David Phalen 7/29/2011 5:19:28 PM

BIG Congrats on a fantastic Winner!! #9566981

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/29/2011 5:36:17 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd Place Gold Winner Mike!!!

I love it!

jo ann c. #9567087

Judy V. Kennamer 7/29/2011 5:39:03 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful WINNER Mike! #9567101

Michael Umbreit 7/29/2011 7:20:42 PM

Thanks so much!! It is always nice to have an old personal favorite recognized! :-) #9567472

Gina Cormier 7/29/2011 7:24:02 PM

Congrats on your fabulous win!!!! #9567487

Lindley Johnson 7/29/2011 7:24:37 PM

Gorgeous winner, Mike - congratulations! #9567492

Michael Umbreit 7/29/2011 7:30:29 PM

Gina and Lindley - Thanks to each of you!! - Mike #9567520

Julianne Bradford 7/29/2011 9:06:43 PM

Congratulations on your Gold Mike! #9567761

Katarina Mansson 7/29/2011 10:40:17 PM

Big congratulations on this beautiful winner Mike! #9567944

Mary K. Robison 7/29/2011 10:58:19 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place Gold Winner, Mike!
Beautiful reflections and colors! #9567971

Usman M. Bajwa 7/30/2011 2:54:24 AM

A beautiful scene. Big CONGRATZ on this stunning Gold winner, Mike!!!


frank w. degenhardt 7/30/2011 4:25:05 AM

The colors, the reflections, such a beautiful and serene look. CONGRATULATIONS on the SECOND PLACE WIN my friend. Gorgeous. #9568435

Christopher Budny 7/30/2011 4:53:04 AM

..and congratulations again, for the win! #9568500

Patrick Rouzes 7/30/2011 7:28:19 AM

Congratulations on your Winner, Mike! WTG, indeed! #9568951

Lydia Williams 7/30/2011 8:06:18 AM

Beautiful, Mike. Congratulations! #9569112

Cathy Barrows 7/30/2011 8:40:55 AM

Congrats on your winner...very pretty #9569212

Mitch Spence 7/30/2011 9:30:30 AM

So lovely, Mike. Congratulations on your winner. #9569342

Phyllis H. Burchett 7/31/2011 7:55:39 AM

Gorgeous, congrats on your win! #9571258

Eivor Kuchta 7/31/2011 8:22:59 AM

Congratulations on your second place winner, Mike! Well deserved! #9571327

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/31/2011 11:39:18 AM

Congratulations Mike on your Win!!!

Dominick #9571616

Michael Umbreit 7/31/2011 3:41:40 PM

Thanks so much for all of the very kind comments!! - Mike #9572139

Richard B. Hallick 7/31/2011 4:26:42 PM

Congratulations on your gold award. What a spectacular image! #9572282

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/2/2011 9:21:32 AM

A remarkable winning image Mike, congrats! #9576872

Michael Umbreit 8/2/2011 2:44:26 PM

Richard and Donna - Thanks!! - Mike #9577405

Mary Beth Aiello 8/3/2011 10:17:39 AM

Simply gorgeous, Mike. Huge congrats on your beautiful win. #9579359

Michael Umbreit 8/5/2011 3:09:24 PM

Mary Beth - Thank You! - Mike #9584298

Nikki McDonald 8/10/2011 4:24:01 PM

I love so many of your images from this place -- must be very special indeed and you show it off to its best. Congratulations on the win, Mike. #9595925

Michael Umbreit 8/10/2011 5:43:05 PM

Thanks! It can be magical at certain times of the year and certain times of the day. - Mike #9596042

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The Morton Arboretum
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