Golden Topper Yet Again

© Michelle Alton

Golden Topper Yet Again

Douglas Pignet level-classic 2/20/2009 2:31:03 AM

Very nice work on this beautiful state building Michelle, well done,doug #1086577

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 2/20/2009 2:41:35 AM

Totally gorgeous!! #7185961

Manuel Barrera level-classic 2/20/2009 2:43:24 AM

Great work on this Michelle and excellent composition. I like Tamron and Sigma, Tokina I have one lens, 17 mm f3.5 that I sold my Canon 17-40 lens after buying the Tokina. #7185966

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 2/20/2009 3:04:35 AM

Awesome image and composition, Michelle.

Dominick #7186044

Bill Wyatt 2/20/2009 3:20:46 AM

Wonderfully composed image with excellent architectural design, color and clarity!! #7186080

Tommy E. Burgess 2/20/2009 3:25:20 AM

Straight to my favorites Michelle!! Gorgeous capture and treatments. I've been seriously considering this lens, mainly because I'd like to have one lens to help cut down the amount of times I have to cleam my sensor. My worry was the quality at the wide end, but looking at this it looks terrific to me. Does it have some kind of vibration compensation? I ask here instead of a forum lol. #7186093

Dr. Harmeet Singh 2/20/2009 3:27:22 AM

Beautiful ... #7186101

Vitor Dias 2/20/2009 4:15:59 AM

Beautiful composition! excellent color tone, well done Michelle.

rgs Vitor #7186264

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 2/20/2009 6:16:27 AM

Outstanding, Michelle. Such crisp detail. Well done. #7186686

Julianna J. Collett 2/20/2009 7:40:34 AM

Gorgeous tones #7187029

Sharon F. Morris 2/20/2009 7:54:11 AM

Great image Michelle. #7187069

William C. Raco level-classic 2/20/2009 9:41:44 AM

Wow, this is outstanding, Michelle!
Beautiful detail and composition
I'll check out that lens
Thanks for the tip #7187470

Mike Clime level-classic 2/20/2009 11:56:55 AM

Really nice capture with excellent detail and nice effects! #7187939

Brett Dolsen 2/20/2009 12:28:04 PM

Great composition and love the tones and effects Michelle!!The D50 and the lense are produceing some great results and sounds like you are having lots fun experimenting!Brett #7188042

Ron McEwan 2/20/2009 5:20:43 PM

I love everything about this image Michelle, you have did it justice. #7188705

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 2/20/2009 7:36:16 PM

Wonderful series of Trenton architgecvture, Michelle. I go there occasionally for meetings and never take the time to enjoy it. You've given me new eyes!

Thank you,
Debby #7188967

April Riggs level-classic 2/20/2009 8:03:25 PM

Captivating! #7188998

Janet Daniel level-classic 2/20/2009 8:27:27 PM

Outstanding image & effects, Michelle! This is a wonderful building & you've captured it beautifully! #7189074

Beverley Scott level-classic 2/20/2009 11:07:10 PM

Wonderful capture, Michelle, and love your composition and DD presentation! #7189307

Howard B. Cheek level-classic 2/21/2009 5:48:52 AM

Love the composition and overall feel/effects I see Michelle.
Glad to hear you've made such good friends with your glass too ;)
Well done!
Howard #7190059

Jim Britt level-classic 2/21/2009 8:53:17 AM

This shot is very cool. Love t he techniques leveraged. #7190621

Dave Ombrello level-classic 2/21/2009 4:13:58 PM

Quite nice Michelle, love your composition and all the values of gray. Excellent work! #7191607

Debra R. Harder 2/21/2009 5:52:58 PM

WOW, Michelle! This is incredible!! I love this series. The tones, neutral colors, details and composition are absolutely FABULOUS! FANTASTIC work!! Deb #7191801

Sue Marshall 2/21/2009 7:53:15 PM

Brilliant image Michelle the colour tones and effects are fantastic!
I will have to check out that lens I need a new toy! :-) #7191957

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 2/22/2009 12:17:43 AM

Fantastic image, Michelle!! Great detail, tones, textures and dof!! #7192330

SaMi Martin level-classic 2/22/2009 6:03:33 AM

Great perspective on this cool looking building! #7192980

Mitch Spence level-classic 2/22/2009 8:38:17 AM

Again a strong and effective pov, Michelle. You sure do find 'em. #7193487

A P level-classic 2/22/2009 12:47:51 PM

Oh how I've fallen behind and I don't want to comment on ALL your lovely captures but this one has to be my favorite. Awesome work lately Michelle.
Have been a little under the weather and trying to get everything done to get ready for the summit. Also think the trouble turned out to be my MONITOR not the camera that had color problems DUH!! #7194355

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 2/22/2009 6:12:42 PM

Terrific composition and effects, Michelle! #7195208

Susie Peek-Swint 2/25/2009 2:57:13 PM

Great comp and detail Michelle ~ interesting building! #7214976

Michael Lynch 2/27/2009 2:29:08 PM

Beauty of an architectural photo and well-deserved EP ! #7223387

ALLEN O. HOWARD 2/27/2009 9:29:07 PM

Absolutely beautiful, Michelle! The composition, clarity and color are all excellent! I really enjoyed the effects as well! #7224288

Stefania Barbier level-classic 3/25/2009 10:23:49 AM

huge congrats on your gorgeous finalist!!! #7327619

Mukesh Srivastava level-classic 3/25/2009 10:24:37 AM

Congrats for Terrific Finalist and wish good luck for next round.... #7327629

Janet Daniel level-classic 3/25/2009 10:28:04 AM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist, Michelle! #7327677

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 3/25/2009 10:45:20 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Michelle! #7327869

ALLEN O. HOWARD 3/25/2009 10:45:34 AM

Well deserved! Conratulations, Michelle! #7327875

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 3/25/2009 10:56:42 AM


A P 3/25/2009 10:57:03 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding Finalist!!


Tiia Vissak 3/25/2009 11:23:46 AM

Congratulations! #7328346

Bojan Bencic level-classic 3/25/2009 11:34:26 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Michelle! #7328449

Laurence Saliba level-classic 3/25/2009 11:42:48 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Michelle!!! #7328532

Daniella Puente level-classic 3/25/2009 12:08:57 PM

Big congrats Michelle :))) #7328747

Eugenio Diaz 3/25/2009 12:37:05 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #7328990

Susie Peek-Swint 3/25/2009 12:44:13 PM

Congrats on your terrific finalist Michelle! #7329062

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/25/2009 12:50:53 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


ROLAN NARMAN 3/25/2009 1:01:22 PM

Huge congrats on your superb finalist Michelle! #7329242

Jessica Jenney level-classic 3/25/2009 2:04:33 PM

Congratulations, Michelle on a terrific finalist! #7329695

Henry Miller 3/25/2009 2:41:56 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist!! #7330002

Cathy Barrows 3/25/2009 3:04:23 PM

Congrats on your finalist #7330131

Joseph N. DiGilio 3/25/2009 3:14:46 PM

Congratulations Michelle. Two finalists right next to one another. Good luck. #7330198

Nadya Johnson 3/25/2009 3:57:30 PM

Wonderful, Michelle! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #7330482

Beverley Scott 3/25/2009 4:26:41 PM

Congratulations on yet another wonderful finalist, Michelle!!! #7330727

Leland N. Saunders level-classic 3/25/2009 4:30:25 PM

Really nice work, Michelle ... Congratulations on the Finalist ... Lee #7330768

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 3/25/2009 4:30:31 PM

Congrats again Michelle. Peter #7330771

Debra R. Harder 3/25/2009 5:35:56 PM

I remember this beautiful image, Michelle! Congratulations on your gorgeous, well-deserved finalist! Deb #7331205

Tommy E. Burgess 3/25/2009 6:08:01 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Michelle!! #7331425

Kaye Burazin 3/25/2009 6:27:58 PM

I am always in awe of your versatile creativity Michelle. A heartfelt congrats! #7331572

Joao Martinho 3/25/2009 6:29:31 PM

Congratulations on this composition, Michelle! #7331585

Sabrina Ryan 3/25/2009 6:41:46 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist! WTG! #7331668

Annie Booth 3/25/2009 6:46:31 PM

Big CONGRATS on this beautiful finalist. #7331686

Lynn M. Whitt 3/25/2009 7:02:26 PM

Congratulations on your finalists.... #7331811

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 3/25/2009 7:56:04 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Michelle!!! WTG!!! #7332160

Stephen Zacker 3/26/2009 3:53:44 AM

Like all the elements in this image. Congratulations #7333339

Jeff Robinson level-classic 3/26/2009 4:01:33 AM

Outstanding - Congrats Michelle on your Finalist! Jeff #7333382

Laurie Daily level-classic 3/26/2009 4:17:59 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Michelle! #7333461

Vitor Dias level-classic 3/26/2009 4:27:07 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist.

rgds Vitor #7333517

Anne M. Young level-classic 3/26/2009 7:03:15 AM

Fantastic finalist - congratulations! #7334210

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 3/26/2009 7:42:50 AM

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist! #7334423

Eivor Kuchta level-classic 3/26/2009 8:29:34 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Michelle! #7334609

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 3/26/2009 9:39:43 AM

Wonderful work on this composition. Congratulation, Michelle !! #7334926

Jeana Clark 3/26/2009 11:42:38 AM

KUDOS MICHELLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Outstaning Finalist!!!!


~J~ #7335393

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 3/26/2009 2:09:52 PM

Fantastic capture, Michelle! Big congratulations! #7335856

Nick Lagos 3/26/2009 2:44:32 PM

The texture and color works perfectly here Michelle....congrats #7336010

Max Aureli 3/26/2009 3:19:00 PM

Grea5t image!! Congratulations Michelle!!!! :-)) #7336177

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 3/26/2009 3:56:30 PM

So creative Michelle! Congratulations on your finalist! #7336346

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 3/26/2009 9:09:05 PM

Another almost has a haunted look to it. Love it. Congratulations again Michelle. #7337891

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 3/26/2009 9:20:54 PM

Incredible picture that got you a Finalist. Congratulations my friend. #7337929

Sam Britt 3/28/2009 6:15:46 PM

Congratulations Michelle! #7346068

Cindy Bendush level-classic 3/28/2009 8:05:20 PM

Fabulous image and treatment Michelle! Big congrats on this superb finalist! #7346377

Lynne Morris 3/28/2009 8:12:35 PM

Huge Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Michelle! #7346381

Mitch Spence level-classic 4/5/2009 11:47:19 AM

With computer connection problems and whatall, I didn't get around to say congratualtions on finalist, but big, if belated, congratulations on yours. You know how much I like them. #7374398

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Fascinated with the New Jersey State House's gold dome, I shot it at a variety of angles, and found it extraordinary at each. Thank you, everyone, for continuing to look at these Trenton sites.
This is the right side, where the "house" appears almost residential. Applied a small collection of OnOne PhotoTools effects, and stopped when it looked like THIS!
By the way, I am crazy about this Tamron 18-270 lens at the end of my D50. It is just so versatile, and its image stabilization superb.
Shot this at the wide end.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 1.33, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

Uploaded on 2/20/2009 2:11:17 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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