Railings, Part 2

© Ken Smith

Railings, Part 2

Ken Smith level-classic 2/4/2009 3:51:16 AM

One more.. #1078329

Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/4/2009 3:56:28 AM

Wonderful how you use the lines of the architecture of these hotels to lead us into and around the image. Great color, too. And congrats on your aquarium POTD today, too. #7124667

Jeff Robinson level-classic 2/4/2009 3:56:49 AM

What an amazing place to shoot in! You have really captured some fantstic color, lines, detail, shapes.... Very Cool Stuff! Jeff #7124671

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 2/4/2009 3:59:34 AM

You guys had too much fun in that place! Very cool Ken! #7124684

Eric S. Rundle 2/4/2009 4:00:08 AM

superb lines color and comp Ken #7124690

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 2/4/2009 4:00:25 AM

What a great place that is. Nobody ever got a bad shot there, from what I've seen! #7124693

Kennen White 2/4/2009 4:02:42 AM

Amazing shot, Ken! #7124711

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 2/4/2009 4:05:20 AM

Excellent composition, colors and lighting, Ken. #7124725

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 2/4/2009 4:09:04 AM

Ansolutely beautiful, Ken.

Dominick #7124745

Randy A. Myers level-classic 2/4/2009 4:09:45 AM

Good job Ken. I like the perspective a lot. Great color. #7124752

Shirley Sicurello level-classic 2/4/2009 4:32:27 AM

Extraordinary image, Ken. #7124842

Agnes Fegan level-classic 2/4/2009 4:34:55 AM

I never get tired of the shots from that hotel! Wonderful! #7124853

Mary L. Graham level-classic 2/4/2009 4:46:39 AM

Awesome Capture Ken Love the POV!! =) #7124910

Gina Cormier level-classic 2/4/2009 5:59:40 AM

Gorgeous image with great POV!! #7125136

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/4/2009 5:59:52 AM

Beautiful capture, details, colors and lighting! #7125138

Linda D. Lester level-classic 2/4/2009 6:00:25 AM

Awesome....best time to day to shoot there! #7125140

Cathy Barrows 2/4/2009 6:13:11 AM

the hotel that keeps on giving #7125181

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/4/2009 8:54:46 AM

I thought you and Linda, and Renee had captured every way it could be, but this is just as beautiful...I never tire of it either

jo ann c. #7125744

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/4/2009 12:10:17 PM

Good eye and capture of these great elements of design Ken!!!! Both are fantastic!! Love the colour too!!! #7126161

Eivor Kuchta 2/4/2009 1:27:06 PM

This must be a fascinating place for a photographer. At least you're getting a lot out of it. Wonderful composition! #7126348

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 2/4/2009 1:52:58 PM

Wonderful POV's, colors, lighting and clarity on both of these, Ken!!!!!

Love your new mini pix too!!!! :-) k #7126438

William C. Raco level-classic 2/4/2009 5:49:04 PM

What a great photo, Ken
This should be a winner! #7127212

David Phalen 2/4/2009 6:19:27 PM

Amazing POV, colors and clarity!! #7127322

Stefania Barbier level-classic 2/5/2009 12:52:58 AM

lines and patterns everywhere in perfect harmony.... gorgeous! #7127954

Shawn Jennings level-classic 2/5/2009 9:30:34 AM

Such vibrant color! Both great captures! #7129441

Max Aureli 2/5/2009 10:37:09 AM

Great capture of light and lines in here!! Fantastic tone!! #7129737

A P 2/5/2009 8:44:35 PM

Don't tell Courtenay but someday I'm going to have to go to Atlanta just to photograph this hotel. haven't seen a bad shot of it yet. But then again it hasn't seen my camera LOLOL (that was a joke!!) Both awesome captures, Ken #7131894

Susan Jane Allen level-classic 2/16/2009 12:45:22 AM

TOTALLY AWESOME!!!!!!!!! #7170304

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 3/29/2009 4:13:45 AM

Brilliantly captured! #7347023

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/22/2009 12:42:20 PM

Success again, Ken! Congratulations on your finalist! #7432347

Max Aureli 4/22/2009 12:47:41 PM

Congratulations Ken!!!!!! :-)) #7432393

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/22/2009 2:17:55 PM

WTG, CONGRATS AGAIN!!!!! #7433241

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/22/2009 4:56:49 PM

Yeah!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations! #7434742

Debra R. Harder 4/22/2009 5:29:12 PM

FABULOUS image, Ken!! Superb composition, details and color. Congratulations on your awesome finalist!! Deb #7435011

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/22/2009 5:50:20 PM

Yahoo!!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations :-)
I know this one is special for ya!!! #7435230

A P 4/22/2009 8:27:13 PM

This one is a winner all the way. No the Ocean, no the birds....They are ALL winners to me. #7436350

Jeana Clark 4/22/2009 8:33:28 PM


Fabulous finalist!!!!

~J~ #7436383

Alex T. Mizuno 4/22/2009 9:03:21 PM

Great POV Ken! Congratulations on your Finalist again!!! #7436530

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 4/22/2009 10:06:48 PM

Brilliantly captured, Ken!!!
Huge congratulations!!!
~Lisa #7436906

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/22/2009 10:35:06 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on another Finalist, Ken. Good luck in the next round!.

Usman. #7437051

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/23/2009 5:12:49 AM

Stunning Ken, CONGRATULATIONS! #7438574

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 4/23/2009 6:54:18 AM

Congrats Ken!!! Gorgeous! #7438993

Elida Gutierrez 4/23/2009 9:57:04 AM

Once again Congratulations Ken!!! #7440105

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/23/2009 10:59:34 AM

That place just "keeps on giving" lol

Awesome Ken, congrats

jo ann c. #7440435

Sam Britt 4/23/2009 5:59:38 PM

Congratulations Ken! #7441902

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 4/23/2009 6:51:01 PM

Truly outstanding, Ken. Huge congrats. #7442093

Vladan D. Djordjevic 4/24/2009 7:59:07 AM

Congratulations on your finalist!

Marisol Pastor 4/26/2009 11:14:04 AM

Congratulations Ken. Fantastic lines, color and frame on this image. #7452487

Laurence Saliba level-classic 4/27/2009 11:07:33 AM

Congratulations on this great winner Ken!!! #7456644

David Phalen 4/27/2009 11:08:10 AM

BIG Congrats on a spectacular Winner!! #7456648

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/27/2009 12:43:49 PM

Gold for the Gold shot!!! BIG congrats on this awesome winner Ken!!!! I'm so happy to see this one again!!! #7456960

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/27/2009 12:51:46 PM

SPECTACULAR winner Ken, HUGE HUGE congrats! (yes, the teleporter stays with me... :-)!) #7456990

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 4/27/2009 2:49:29 PM

Congratulations on this beauty, Ken. #7457326

M.Christine Duncan 4/27/2009 4:38:51 PM

Incredible lines and light Ken... bravo on this winning image!!! Comgrats! #7457610

Alex T. Mizuno 4/27/2009 4:48:12 PM

Great winner Ken! Congratulations!!!

Colleen Farrell level-classic 4/27/2009 4:49:28 PM

WTG, Ken! So well-deserved! #7457689

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/27/2009 5:05:22 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Ken!!!! #7457828

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 4/27/2009 5:16:39 PM

This building is so cool, wonderful golden winner, Ken! #7457890

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 4/27/2009 5:28:28 PM

You are so talented Ken! This is a beautiful winning image! Congrats! #7457939

Debra R. Harder 4/27/2009 5:31:53 PM


Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 4/27/2009 5:36:19 PM

Ken -- Huge congratulations on this spectacular winner. #7457982

Mick Burkey level-classic 4/27/2009 6:01:03 PM

WTG, Ken! Love the colors and composition. Congrats on your win!! #7458121

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/27/2009 6:30:21 PM

All I can say is it's about time! LOL!
Congratulations on this awesome EOD!!! #7458286

Debra Booth level-classic 4/27/2009 6:47:03 PM

Congrats, Ken! What a great angle you found! #7458389

A P level-classic 4/27/2009 8:07:08 PM

Picture perfect KenCONGRATULATIONS on your win!! One day we'll all go to Atlanta #7458749

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 4/27/2009 8:45:31 PM

Big congratulations on your well-deserved winner!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #7458860

Jeana Clark 4/27/2009 9:02:16 PM

Hey Hey Ken!!!!
No surprises here!!!!!

~J~ #7458924

Sharon Sawyer 4/27/2009 9:50:29 PM

WTG, Ken!!! Huge congratulations on your outstanding winner. #7459038

Evy Johansen level-classic 4/27/2009 11:51:06 PM

Big congratulations on this beautiful win, Ken! #7459167

Tarun Bose 4/28/2009 1:54:54 AM

Big, big congrats Ken, for your excellent winner. #7459477

Tammy Scott 4/28/2009 3:10:07 AM

Fantastic winning image! #7459661

Jessica Jenney 4/28/2009 7:00:42 AM

Congratulations, Ken on your fantastic Win! #7460505

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 4/28/2009 7:19:14 AM

WHOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOO!!!! WTG on your winning image, Ken!!! :-) ♫ k #7460586

Elida Gutierrez 4/28/2009 7:38:15 AM


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"August Winners"


Elida Gutierrez 4/28/2009 9:24:18 AM


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"MARCH Winners"

Sorry!!! #7461351

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/28/2009 10:15:30 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Ken on this fantastic WINNER!!

Usman. #7461570

Murry Grigsby 4/28/2009 12:20:21 PM

Congratulations on your terrific image and win Ken!! #7461863

Shawn Jennings level-classic 4/28/2009 1:25:06 PM

WTG Ken! Congratulations on your win! #7462003

Mike Clime 4/28/2009 1:45:08 PM

Congratulations on your winner and all of your finalists! #7462052

Jeff Robinson level-classic 4/28/2009 5:09:58 PM

Outstanding - Congrats on your Win Ken!! Jeff #7462589

Nick Lagos level-classic 4/29/2009 6:51:13 AM

Brilliant comp and color Ken...an image that leaps out at you....congrats on a very worthy Gold #7464168

Nick Lagos level-classic 4/29/2009 6:51:28 AM

Brilliant comp and color Ken...an image that leaps out at you....congrats on a very worthy Gold #7464169

Pat Gamwell level-classic 4/29/2009 1:05:28 PM

Big congrats on this awesome win, Ken! #7465447

Cathy Barrows 4/29/2009 5:16:23 PM

Congrats on your 2nd place win...very nice...got judy and joann back home and just trying to catch up #7466100

Linda Blair 4/30/2009 5:48:23 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner!!!!!! #7468012

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 4/30/2009 8:47:37 AM

Gorgeous WINNER Ken!!! Congrats!!!! #7468820

anonymous 4/30/2009 8:59:57 AM

Congratulations Ken on your fantastic win! B- #7468864

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 5/3/2009 7:14:45 AM

Congratulations, Ken; this is spectacular!!
kk #7479127

Jill Odice level-classic 5/14/2009 11:26:58 AM

Wow, I LOVE this! Wonderful composing and such great colors! Congrats my friend! #7520240

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 5/20/2009 1:54:17 AM

Congratulations Ken on your Win!!!

Dominick #7538977

Remi Trepanier 5/25/2009 4:31:41 PM

Beautiful capture Ken!! Love the lines :) #7556306

Dianna Murphy 5/26/2009 6:04:05 PM

Congratulations! #7563081

Tammy Scott 6/19/2009 1:05:06 PM

Stunning design and color! Congratulations! #7648888

Nikki McDonald level-classic 6/19/2009 1:11:35 PM

Love the sunny burst of color and the sinuous lines in this one, Ken. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round #7648953

Susan Fox 6/19/2009 1:13:22 PM

Another congrats Ken! #7648970

A P 6/19/2009 2:44:43 PM

Congratulations on an Outstanding Finalist I'm heading to Atlanta next LOL I want this hotel for ME!! LOL #7649695

Renee Doyle level-classic 6/19/2009 2:55:45 PM

WTG Ken!! Big congrats for this beauty!! #7649836

Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/19/2009 3:51:48 PM

SUPERB KEN!!!!!!! #7650307

Dianna Murphy 6/19/2009 4:14:17 PM

Congratulations on your fine entry/finalist. #7650488

Gina Cormier level-classic 6/19/2009 5:28:21 PM


Gail Vitikacs level-classic 6/19/2009 5:51:05 PM

Looks like you had one awesome month! Congrats on all of your finalists Ken! #7651407

Max Aureli 6/19/2009 6:04:19 PM

Great golden composition, Ken!!! #7651504

Sam Britt 6/19/2009 7:36:44 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Ken! #7652302

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 6/19/2009 8:29:03 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Ken, beautiful! #7652648

Alex T. Mizuno 6/19/2009 10:02:55 PM

Beautifully captured Ken! Congratulations on your Finalist again!! #7653260

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 6/19/2009 10:54:06 PM

I will be heading to Atlanta in July for a conference and hoping to see and photograph some of this great architecture! Just seeing your photographs gets me really excited about going! This is an awesome shot, Ken! Congratulations! #7653465

Courtenay Vanderbilt 6/20/2009 4:04:19 AM

Big Congrats, Ken!!! #7654368

Jeana Clark 6/20/2009 9:00:55 AM

And Again!! LOL!!! ;o)
Congratulations Ken!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!

~J~ #7656229

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 6/20/2009 1:52:26 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist,Ken!!! #7657709

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 6/20/2009 3:03:37 PM

Outstanding, Ken. Huge congrats on this beauty. #7658085

Debra R. Harder 6/20/2009 4:22:47 PM

Totally outstanding, Ken! Congratulations on another brilliant finalist! Deb #7658463

Linda D. Lester level-classic 6/20/2009 5:25:00 PM

Awesome.....Congratulations!!!! #7658704

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 6/21/2009 1:46:54 AM

Beautiful, Ken. Congrats.

Usman. #7659742

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 6/22/2009 7:37:15 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Ken

Very well deserved...

jo ann c. #7664456

A P level-classic 6/22/2009 12:23:25 PM


Mitch Spence level-classic 6/22/2009 12:29:55 PM

Congratulations to you, Ken. It's a beautiful graphic. #7665458

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 6/22/2009 12:42:16 PM

Congratulations on your amazing 1st place win! #7665496

Tarun Bose 6/22/2009 12:51:03 PM

Big, big congrats Ken, for your both the winners. Outstanding work. #7665561

Linda D. Lester level-classic 6/22/2009 12:52:18 PM

Yippie.....WTG!!! Congratulations on your first place!!! #7665571

Lynne Morris 6/22/2009 1:21:26 PM

Huge Congratulations on this beautiful winner Ken. #7665732

Agnes Fegan level-classic 6/22/2009 1:28:04 PM

Congratulations Ken! #7665768

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 6/22/2009 1:44:11 PM

WTG on your wins, Ken!!! Super shots!!! :-) k #7665842

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 6/22/2009 2:00:06 PM

BIG CONGRATS, Ken!!!! #7665925

David Phalen 6/22/2009 2:19:09 PM

BIG Congrats on an awesome Winner!! #7666032

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 6/22/2009 2:29:10 PM

Big congrats on your first place win, Ken, and your 2nd place here too! #7666078

Tammy Scott 6/22/2009 2:33:50 PM

Beautiful design! Congratulations! #7666091

Renee Doyle level-classic 6/22/2009 2:38:32 PM

WTG Ken!!!!!!!! BIG Congrats on this awesome First Place Win!!!!! #7666118

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 6/22/2009 3:01:22 PM

Absolutely awesome!!!!
Big congratulations, Ken!
~♥~Lisa #7666228

Cathy Barrows 6/22/2009 3:23:52 PM

congrats on your 1st place win...well done #7666356

Debra Booth 6/22/2009 3:47:30 PM

Congrats on your wonderful win, Ken! #7666440

Cheryl E. Molennor 6/22/2009 4:09:21 PM

Congratulations to you! #7666566

Jessica Jenney 6/22/2009 4:13:26 PM

Congratulations, Ken on your terrific First Place Win! #7666601

Rick Clark 6/22/2009 4:15:56 PM

Congrats on this awesome first place image! #7666616

Debra R. Harder 6/22/2009 4:16:29 PM


Nikki McDonald level-classic 6/22/2009 4:42:14 PM

Congratulations, Ken. Pure EOD! Great win. #7666785

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 6/22/2009 4:46:47 PM

Congratulations!!! Truly excellent Ken! #7666818

Susan Fox 6/22/2009 4:52:31 PM

Congratulations Ken! This is a stunning winner! #7666859

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 6/22/2009 5:16:18 PM

WOW! Most exciting! Congratulations! #7666993

Nadya Johnson 6/22/2009 5:32:08 PM

Congratulations on your awesome First Place Winner, Ken! #7667105

Michelle Alton 6/22/2009 5:47:07 PM

A SUPER winner, Ken. Congratulations! #7667147

Graeme yew Chow 6/22/2009 5:53:12 PM

Ken, a super winner and deserving one.Congratulations! #7667179

Evy Johansen level-classic 6/22/2009 6:34:24 PM

Big congratulations on your win, Ken! #7667353

Mary K. Robison 6/22/2009 8:45:34 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well-earned First Place Win, Ken! #7667728

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 6/22/2009 9:54:47 PM

Wonderfully colored image and fantastic lines, Ken!!! Congratulations!!! #7667858

Laurence Saliba level-classic 6/22/2009 10:22:29 PM


Stefania Barbier level-classic 6/22/2009 11:24:58 PM

SPECTACULAR winner Ken, congratulations!!!! #7667978

Nick Lagos level-classic 6/23/2009 3:34:21 AM

I'm glad to see it got what it deserved Ken...big congrats to you... #7668726

Kim Kleinschmidt level-classic 6/23/2009 7:06:05 AM

AMAZING winner, Ken! CONGRATUATIONS! #7669738

Sam Britt level-classic 6/23/2009 7:42:48 AM

Big congratualtions on your first place winner, Ken! #7669935

Katarina Mansson 6/23/2009 9:24:48 AM

Love the color tones, lines, pattern and composition. Congratulations on your fantastic first place Ken! #7670340

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 6/23/2009 10:38:52 AM

Great to see this image get the Top GOLD, Ken.

Usman. #7670485

Kristi A. Howson 6/23/2009 10:41:27 AM

Congratulations Ken on this #1. Really awesome composition from this POV. #7670495

Alex T. Mizuno 6/23/2009 12:48:30 PM

Congratulations on your First Place winning Ken! Another inspiring work!!! #7670775

Shawn Jennings level-classic 6/23/2009 1:24:41 PM

WTG Ken!!! Congratulations on your win!! #7670847

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 6/23/2009 7:11:30 PM

Congrats Ken!!! I'm glad to see your golden image turn to GOLD!!! #7671617

Cindy Bendush level-classic 6/23/2009 10:20:26 PM

Totally AWESOME Ken!!! Congratulations on your winner! #7671898

Tammy L. Newcomb 6/24/2009 8:15:12 AM

A big congrats Ken on your first place win. I have to say that I am in no way surprised though and I am sure I will see you in the Grand Prize seat eventually since I know that your images are five star and deserve high credit.

I am honored to be along side you in a first place win.

Your friend Tammy #7673690

Colleen Farrell level-classic 6/24/2009 10:09:08 AM

WTG, Ken! Big congrats on your win! #7674022

Janice Mezzacappa 6/24/2009 10:36:42 AM

Amazing shot Ken, Huge Congrats on your winner!! #7674122

Ronald F. Fischer 6/25/2009 6:08:13 AM

Congrats, Ken, on this stunningly beautiful winner! #7676725

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 6/26/2009 6:13:40 AM

Ken -- This is absolutely outstanding. Huge congrats on this wonderful winner.

Lydia Williams level-classic 6/27/2009 1:44:21 PM

Wow, what a shot...amazing and congratulations! #7684358

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 6/28/2009 6:15:38 AM

INCREDIBLE capture,Ken!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this WINNER!!! #7686107

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 7/2/2009 1:50:35 PM

Remarkable images, Ken ... CONGRATULATIONS! #7701540

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 7/21/2009 7:38:30 PM

I would never have thought to use a long exposure inside a building. You taught me something new. Terrific study of lines and curves. #7765630

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 8/19/2009 3:24:46 AM

Congratulations Ken on your Win!!!

Dominick #7866262

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 6/9/2010 10:16:42 PM

Congrats on your win(s), botha re fabulous captures! #8684646

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 6/10/2010 7:00:56 AM

Congratulations on your double golds! Amazing shots -- awesome color & great lines! #8685658

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One more shot, looking up, with a 4 second exposure.

F16, 4 seconds, ISO 400, 80mm focal length.

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 4/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 80.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 2/4/2009 3:52:09 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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