Changing States

© Michael Umbreit

Changing States

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 1/30/2009 7:23:05 PM

Beautiful Mike! Marvelous colors and light - and I love the melting drops!!! #1076069

Ron McEwan 1/30/2009 7:37:36 PM

Excellent capture Mike, well done for sure. #7108153

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 1/30/2009 8:46:13 PM

IMPRESSIVE Mike, great details and light. An awesome theme entry!!! HTD! #7108272

Les Rhoades level-classic 1/30/2009 11:42:17 PM

Darn! why didn't I think of this shot? Nice theme entry Mike. HTD! #7108447

Katarina Mansson 1/31/2009 12:13:19 AM

Very nicely made with the lines, DOF, color and patterns. Perfect for the theme too. HTD! #7108504

Susie Peek-Swint 1/31/2009 1:37:23 AM

Terrific idea and title Mike ~ great detail and bg colour ~ HTD! #7108659

Lynne Morris 1/31/2009 1:53:46 AM

This is fabulous Mike, great colours and details. #7108671

Brett Dolsen 1/31/2009 2:32:38 AM

Wonderfull colour and detail Mike!!Brett #7108681

Leslie McLain level-classic 1/31/2009 4:12:17 AM

Fantastic image, great color and detail. #7108778

Joy Rector level-classic 1/31/2009 4:39:50 AM

beautiful #7108880

Michael Umbreit level-classic 1/31/2009 6:06:08 AM

Thanks so much for the comments! I think icicles must fascinate me because I have several shots of them. Although most of them are not very good. It takes some special light to make them glisten. :-) Mike #7109173

Mitch Spence level-classic 1/31/2009 8:24:31 AM

Great detail, Mike, along with that beautiful "winter blue" light. #7109763

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 1/31/2009 9:28:37 AM

The sharpness, the vivid color and the transparency are exceptional!! Well done, Mike! #7110012

Eivor Kuchta level-classic 1/31/2009 12:43:30 PM

Fascinating! Well done, Mike! #7110684

Michael Umbreit level-classic 1/31/2009 6:25:55 PM

Mitch/Susana/Eivor - Thanks!!! - Mike #7111630

Lauren P. Krajenta level-classic 2/1/2009 10:46:12 PM

Fantastic shot! Great clarity, colors! I tried the same shot last week (on one of our few ice days), however, my shots did not turn out as beautiful as yours! #7115975

Michael Umbreit level-classic 2/2/2009 7:03:35 PM

Lauren - Thanks! I took several shots to get one good one! :-) Mike #7119715

Scott A. McDaniel level-classic 2/23/2009 10:11:22 AM

Awesome job Mike. Congrats. Icicles are soooo much harder to shoot than it looks. Nice work. #7198131

Tiia Vissak level-classic 2/23/2009 10:21:49 AM

Congratulations again! #7198200

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-classic 2/23/2009 10:41:33 AM

Huge congratulations on your superb finalist! #7198499

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 2/23/2009 10:52:39 AM



Christian Rosito level-classic 2/23/2009 10:57:22 AM

Congratulations Mike!! #7198791

Vicki L. Filippin level-classic 2/23/2009 11:09:52 AM

Congrats, Mike....this shouldn't be the last time we see it, either. #7198987

Jeana Clark 2/23/2009 11:15:38 AM

Again....Congratulations Mike!!!!
awesome Finalist!!!!
Best of Luck in the Next Round!!!!

~J~ #7199048

Summer A. Kozisek 2/23/2009 11:21:32 AM

Fantastic capture Mike, congrats on your finalist!! #7199123

Bojan Bencic level-classic 2/23/2009 1:13:02 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Mike! #7200298

Eivor Kuchta 2/23/2009 1:16:54 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Mike! #7200337

Colette M. Metcalf 2/23/2009 1:25:38 PM

Congratulations!!!! #7200427

Susan Fox 2/23/2009 2:04:21 PM

Congratulations! #7200910

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 2/23/2009 2:32:27 PM

Congratulations for your marvelous finalist, WTG!

ccc #7201287

Michelle L. Frick 2/23/2009 3:05:12 PM

Beautiful finalist Mike! Congratulations! #7201598

Kerry Hill 2/23/2009 3:32:12 PM

Huge congratulations Mike!!! #7201793

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/23/2009 4:07:58 PM

Big congratulations to you Mike!! #7202026

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 2/23/2009 4:13:14 PM

Congratulations Mike, on this beautiful finalist!! #7202074

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 2/23/2009 6:25:35 PM

Congratulations on all your beautiful Finalists, Mike! #7203395

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 2/23/2009 6:32:00 PM

Awesome capture. Huge Congrats on this lovely Finalist, Mike.

Usman. #7203473

Laura L. Gonzales 2/23/2009 6:37:10 PM

Congratulations Mike!! Good luck! Laura #7203528

Becky J. Parkinson level-classic 2/23/2009 6:51:17 PM

This is a terrific shot!! Congratulations on your finalist! #7203709

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 2/23/2009 6:54:39 PM

Huge congrats, Mike, on this wonderful finalist image :) #7203751

Leslie McLain level-classic 2/23/2009 7:05:38 PM

Mike, congrats on your wonderful finalist. #7203907

Mike D. Perez level-classic 2/23/2009 7:11:39 PM

Congratulations on your great Finalist, Mike! #7203998

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 2/23/2009 7:18:36 PM

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7204082

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 2/23/2009 8:48:35 PM

Mike- Stunning work my friend. Congratulations on the Finalist. I am so happy for you and wish you the best in bring home the gold. #7204865

ROLAN NARMAN 2/23/2009 8:54:39 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Mike! #7204899

Michael Umbreit 2/24/2009 5:07:49 AM

Wow!! Thanks so much for the very numerous and kind comments! I have to once again apologize for my tardiness, I haven't even gone through the list of finalists yet. I am sure that I am missing so many beautiful and creative loss...but I hope to catch up soon. Thanks again!! - Mike #7206793

Jeff Robinson level-classic 2/24/2009 6:22:52 AM

Outstanding job Mike; congrats!! Jeff #7207086

Sam Britt level-classic 2/24/2009 7:00:52 AM

Congratulations Mike!! #7207229

Derek D. Dafoe 2/24/2009 8:18:03 AM

Great Finalist!! Congratulations!! #7207548

Laurie Daily level-classic 2/24/2009 8:30:30 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, the blues and detail!


Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 2/24/2009 5:49:19 PM

Thisis an excellent capture mike! Congrats on your Finalist! #7210619

Michael Umbreit level-classic 2/24/2009 5:57:12 PM

Jeff/Sam/Derek/Laurie/Corinne - Thanks to all of you!! - Mike #7210659

Lorna Shutter level-classic 2/24/2009 6:26:23 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this cool Finalist, Mike!!!!! Photobucket #7210762

Michael Umbreit level-classic 2/24/2009 8:46:14 PM

Lorna - Thanks again! - Mike #7211375

M.Christine Duncan 2/27/2009 6:44:54 AM

Congrats Mike... a beautiful, crystal like quality captured! Bravo on this finalist!!! #7221912

Marcel J. Fernandez 2/27/2009 9:25:51 AM

Congratulations Mike on a splendid Finalist. #7222508

Michael Umbreit 2/28/2009 6:24:40 PM

Christine and Marcel - Thanks so much!! - Mike #7227204

Vicki Tillard 3/1/2009 6:50:44 PM

Congratulation Mike. Beautiful. What IS "PG101"??? #7230787

Michael Umbreit 3/2/2009 5:08:07 AM

Vicki - Thanks! "PG101" stands for "Photo Group 101" and it is a Yahoo discussion group made up of photographers. - Mike #7232289

Kathy L. Clark 3/18/2009 8:08:56 PM

Another big congrat to you Mike. Excellent image. #7301259

Michael Umbreit 3/20/2009 5:04:55 PM

Kathy - Thank You! - Mike #7309091

Steven P. Sturgill 1/5/2011 3:06:22 PM

Mike...I live in the Chicago Market and saw this photo on one of the Evening Weather Reports! Well done! I love you work! #9144931

Michael Umbreit 1/6/2011 4:13:29 PM

Steven - Thanks! This isn't the icicle shot that was recently shown on NBC but it is very similar. I do show the recent one in the beginning of my gallery. Thanks for stopping by and I took a look at your gallery...Very Nice!! - Mike #9147073

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Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 330.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 1/30/2009 7:01:42 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR Photo Contest Finalist

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