Warm Wishes for the New Year!

© Michael Umbreit

Warm Wishes for the New Year!

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 12/26/2008 2:37:15 PM

AWSOME lighting color and capture Mike, REALLY BEAUTIFUL!!! #1057169

Jeff Robinson 12/26/2008 3:41:31 PM

This is Outstanding Mike - Happy New Year to you too! Jeff #6944923

Ron McEwan 12/26/2008 5:34:59 PM

WOW! Mike the angle is right on this one, excellent title and the image fits it well, nice work here. #6945212

Craig C. Ebel 12/26/2008 6:57:59 PM

Amazing POV!
I finally put up a snow shot, it's up on Redbubble. #6945354

Bob Cournoyer 12/26/2008 7:26:33 PM

Well composed and timed.. #6945393

Susan M. Hembree 12/26/2008 8:20:03 PM

Extremely warm and inviting, Mike! I could use something like this to warm my apartment up. Amazing perspective and great details and color! It's a great shot! #6945477

Lauren P. Krajenta 12/26/2008 11:09:55 PM

Beautiful shot...just draws you in! Makes me all warm and cozy all the way to Texas! Just looking at this shot a person's imagination just runs away with it! Excellent! #6945827

Kerry Hill 12/26/2008 11:26:05 PM

Beautiful capture Mike!!! Lovely warm tones and fantastic lighting!! Happy New Year to You Too!! #6945860

Susie Peek-Swint 12/27/2008 12:43:58 AM

Warming my hands on your lovely fire right now Mike ~ thanks for sharing! Great shot by the way :) #6946012

Les Rhoades 12/27/2008 1:03:07 AM

Super! I'll be right over with some spiked egg nog #6946054

Mike Clime 12/27/2008 4:14:02 AM

Nice capture, Mike! This photo is very warming! LOL! #6946211

Michelle Alton 12/27/2008 5:38:39 AM

Certainly a load of warmth here, Mike!
What a beautiful fireplace! #6946512

Jean E. Hildebrant 12/27/2008 8:09:44 AM

This is beautiful, Mike! So warm and inviting! I wish it was in my living room :-) #6946978

Karen E. Baumann 12/27/2008 9:29:35 AM

I can feel the warmth! Very nice shot; with great framing! #6947114

Mitch Spence 12/27/2008 10:01:57 AM

I think we all need a break already, Mike, and this is a warm and welcoming one. #6947205

Teri Klinger 12/27/2008 10:29:28 AM

love it! it definitely makes me feel warm even though it's freezing outside! nice job! #6947274

Michael Umbreit 12/27/2008 3:38:25 PM

Thanks so much for the very "warm" comments!! :-) I am unable to comment this evening so I hope to catch up soon! - Mike #6948008

Brett Dolsen 12/30/2008 2:27:32 AM

Beautifull winter capture,POV and composition Mike!!Brett #6956725

Michael Umbreit 12/30/2008 7:41:14 PM

Brett - Thanks! - Mike #6959654

Michelle Alton 1/21/2009 5:06:06 PM

Terrific Finalist, Mike! Congratulations! #7062683

Susan Fox 1/21/2009 5:13:44 PM

Congratulations Mike! #7062781

Leslie McLain 1/21/2009 5:47:16 PM

Congrats, Mike, on your wonderful finalist. #7063207

Nikki McDonald 1/21/2009 5:50:55 PM

Nicely done, Mike. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #7063256

Deb Koskovich 1/21/2009 5:59:09 PM

Way to go, Mike -- congrats!! #7063349

Susan M. Hembree 1/21/2009 6:25:08 PM

Loved this and happy to see it here! Congratulations, Mike! #7063657

Michael Umbreit 1/21/2009 7:30:24 PM

Thanks! Maybe I will have a fire this weekend to celebrate! - Mike #7064364

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/21/2009 7:30:33 PM

HUGE Congrats on your finalist, Best of luck in the next round! #7064366

Lisa J. Boulden 1/21/2009 7:46:34 PM

Really well captured!
Big congratulstions!
`Lisa #7064491

Eivor Kuchta 1/21/2009 7:54:43 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Mike! #7064563

Usman M. Bajwa 1/21/2009 10:34:17 PM

Huge congratulations on this wonderful Finalist.

UB. #7065594

Bojan Bencic 1/21/2009 10:48:09 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Mike. #7065656

Barbara Waldoch 1/21/2009 11:52:14 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Mike! #7066075

Nadya Johnson 1/22/2009 8:14:43 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #7068121

Datha Y. Thompson 1/22/2009 8:31:47 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Mike!! Excellent Finalist :0) #7068174

Colleen Farrell 1/22/2009 8:46:55 AM

Well-seen and beautifully presented, Mike Congratulations on an awesome finalist! #7068234

Mitch Spence 1/22/2009 10:34:22 AM

Hey, Mike--you warmed up our January very nicely. Congratulations. #7068619

Tiia Vissak 1/22/2009 10:36:40 AM

Congratulations! #7068633

Mike Clime 1/22/2009 11:59:46 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on all of your Finalists! #7069140

Patrick Rouzes 1/22/2009 2:10:46 PM

HEYYY,Mike, Congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #7069649

Laurie Daily 1/22/2009 2:15:55 PM

A BiG congratulations to you on your finalist, Mike...sure looks like one great looking place to keep toasty warm!!!


Michael Umbreit 1/22/2009 5:18:50 PM

Thanks so much for the very kind comments! I appreciate each and every one!! - Mike #7070634

M.Christine Duncan 1/22/2009 8:28:29 PM

Well done Mike... thank you for warming up this frozen Canadian with this delightful finalist!!! #7071508

Debra R. Harder 1/23/2009 6:07:32 AM

EXCELLENT capture, Mike!! CONGRATULATIONS on your FANTASTIC finalist! Deb #7072744

frank w. degenhardt 1/24/2009 6:52:20 AM

Mike-Congratulations on the Finalist for this warm and inviting scene. Fantastic. #7079175

Cassie L. Woodlee 1/24/2009 1:35:57 PM

Awesome Mike, congratulations!!!!! #7080349

Jeana Clark 1/24/2009 8:01:30 PM

Excellent Finalist!!!!

~J~ #7081797

Michael Umbreit 1/25/2009 8:38:39 AM

Christine/Debra/Frank/Cassie/Jeana - Thanks to each of you!! - Mike #7083977

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I think I needed a break from the cold winter shots.


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Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 13/10 seconds, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 12/26/2008 2:23:16 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

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