Ceiling, Union Station II

© Robert Mann

Ceiling, Union Station II

Leanne M.E. Boyd 4/13/2005 8:33:48 AM

I love the ambiance and detail. Excellent shot, Robert! #236078

Judy S. Fung 4/13/2005 1:30:28 PM

Beautiful detail, color and capture, Robert!! #1252042

Noel Baebler 4/13/2005 4:28:36 PM

Love it, Robert! #1252404

Donna Roberts 4/14/2005 1:31:34 AM

What a different perspective from your first submit of this ceiling.
Love ho wyou have framed it - it really enhances the overall image.
Well done RoB.
:-) from "downunder" #1253110

Kristi A. Howson 5/21/2005 10:23:25 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Rob. Fantastic! #1376977

S J 5/21/2005 10:47:58 PM

Many Congratulations on this Outstanding Finalist, Rob!! #1377169

Jim Kinnunen 5/21/2005 11:51:57 PM

Fantastic image, Rob...congratulations!!! #1377616

Janet Williams 5/22/2005 12:52:25 PM

Congratulations Rob. Excellent composition of a difficult subject - finding the right part the shoot, and you've done it really well. #1381340

Carol Brill 5/23/2005 11:08:36 PM

Lovely job of capturing the golden tones and flow of this amazing ceiling, RoB, congratulations and best of luck! #1387908

Robert Mann 5/24/2005 5:52:01 PM

Thanks, Leanne, Judy, Noel, Donna, Kristi, Sanjay, Jim, Janet and Carol! I appreciate it very much! RoB #1391849

Claudia Kuhn 5/24/2005 6:09:22 PM

Congrats on yoru win Rob, love the patterning and lighting! #1392044

Stan J. Contrades 5/24/2005 6:10:31 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, RoB, on your 2nd Place win!! Excellent work as always!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1392065

S J 5/24/2005 6:19:45 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved Second place WIN, Rob!! #1392201

Robert Mann 5/24/2005 6:25:40 PM

Thanks, Claudia, Stan and Sanjay! #1392276

kerby lee pfrangle 5/24/2005 6:36:57 PM

Robert congratulations on your second place win.

SUPER JOB....Kerby #1392371

Patricia A. Kuniega 5/24/2005 6:50:20 PM

Wow! You nailed this one, RoB! Superb work! Your gold medal matches your ceiling! ; ) #1392475

Gunther Allen 5/24/2005 7:14:45 PM

I love this one Robert! Did I miss it somehow at PSD? Congratulations on a well deserved win! -G #1392650

Colette M. Metcalf 5/24/2005 7:42:29 PM

Congrats RoB!! #1392797

Karen Engelbreth 5/24/2005 9:41:52 PM

Congratulations, Robert! #1393078

Nancy Grace Chen 5/24/2005 9:44:00 PM

I agree, this is a fascinating ceiling! And I love the golden tones to it... very majestic. Congrats, Rob!

Nancy #1393086

S J 5/25/2005 12:02:55 AM

Wow!! Congratulations on this POTD as well, Rob!! What an honor for you!!! #1393359

Stan J. Contrades 5/25/2005 12:19:20 AM

WOW!! Now this is really something to have a 2nd Place win followed by a POTD!! What a great day for you, RoB, and many CONGRATULATIONS!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1393381

Mary K. Robison 5/25/2005 12:19:43 AM

Gorgeous image, RoB! Congratulations on your win, AND today's POTD!!! Well deserved! #1393382

Dan J. Holm 5/25/2005 12:24:13 AM

WOW!! Congratulations on your awesome WIN and your POTD, RoB!!!! #1393387

Susie Peek-Swint 5/25/2005 12:43:04 AM

Wonderful colour and perspective ~ many congrats on potd and your win RoB! #1393413

Muneer T. Al-Awami 5/25/2005 12:46:31 AM

Great colour #1393418

Muriel Jackson 5/25/2005 12:48:32 AM

Love it!! Double congratulations Robert!! #1393428

Jordi Delgado 5/25/2005 12:58:34 AM

Congrats, Rob!!

:-)) #1393449

5/25/2005 1:04:13 AM

Excellent Eye!
Congrats on your win Robert!
#1393463

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 5/25/2005 1:05:41 AM

Congratulations on your win and potd also!! Beautiful golden abstract! #1393467

Robert K. Bemus 5/25/2005 1:17:43 AM

Well done, Robert...love your gallery, too...you do excellent work! #1393478

Joline Frazier 5/25/2005 2:00:37 AM

This is very beautiful, congratulations on your wins with this shot. It is very well composed and quite lovely. #1393509

Judy S. Fung 5/25/2005 2:10:11 AM

Congrats on your win and POTD, Robert! #1393520

Dawn Penso 5/25/2005 2:48:00 AM

Congratulations on seeing the symmetry, and capturing it in such beautiful colour! #1393587

Laura Clay-Ballard 5/25/2005 3:06:24 AM

gorgeous. congrats on potd! #1393634

Ed Heaton 5/25/2005 3:28:49 AM

Hey Rob,
You did an excellent job on this! Congrats on POTD! #1393717

Mark R. Alonso 5/25/2005 3:49:43 AM

Great composition. Congradulations. #1393823

Robert Mann 5/25/2005 4:06:54 AM

Thanks Kerby, Pat, Gunther, Colette, Karen, Nancy, Sanjay, Stan, Mary, Dan, Susan, Muneer, Kate, Jordi, Her, Donna, Robert, Joline, Judy, Dawn, Laura, Ed, and Mark! Whew...! Thanks Better Photo for the Second Place and the POTD! RoB #1393884

Joy Rector 5/25/2005 4:19:06 AM

Congrats on the POTD. Beautiful image. #1393920

Scott Pedersen 5/25/2005 4:20:23 AM

Love the detail, great work. #1393924

Dolores Neilson 5/25/2005 4:30:09 AM

Another amazing architectural find, RoB! Congrats on this amazing potd!! And 2nd place win!! Woo hooo! #1393942

Donna W. Neal 5/25/2005 4:53:04 AM

Congratulations Doubled up on this one RoB it is great! I love Union Station and this is just excellent! #1394038

Katherine Schutte 5/25/2005 5:07:33 AM

Composition is stunning. Thanks for sharing! #1394097

Elisabeth A. Gay 5/25/2005 5:18:52 AM

Very well deserved win Robert! Well done
Ann #1394143

Robert Mann 5/25/2005 5:25:54 AM

Thanks,Joy, Scott, Dolores, Donna, Katherine and Elisabeth! RoB #1394180

Murry Grigsby 5/25/2005 5:28:36 AM

Congratulations on your win Rob!! #1394192

Casey A. Hanson 5/25/2005 5:29:18 AM

Wonderful win, Rob! Congratulations on your win, and for POTD! :0) #1394196

Cathy Barrows 5/25/2005 5:37:57 AM

WTG on your POTD #1394247

Robert Mann 5/25/2005 5:39:19 AM

Thanks, Murry, Casey and Cathy! #1394252

Wendy Stevenson 5/25/2005 5:39:20 AM

Another excellent abstract Rob. Love the perspective your choose!! Congrats on your POTD!!!! #1394253

Kathleen R. Struckle 5/25/2005 5:49:37 AM

Many congrats of youw win and also POTD! awesome abstract!! #1394317

Susana Heide 5/25/2005 6:07:02 AM

CONGRATS on all the recognition this image has gotten! Well deserved! It produces a really cool visual effect when scrolling the computer screen up and down really fast :o) #1394416

Kay Beausoleil 5/25/2005 6:29:42 AM

Congratulations, Robert, on your POTD and your April win, both well-deserved! #1394541

Michelle R. Kovach 5/25/2005 6:51:30 AM

Congrats on your win & POTD! #1394648

Jane Summa 5/25/2005 8:33:38 AM

POTD AND 2nd PLACE WIN! WAY 2 GO, ROBERT!!! Congratulations :-)! #1395062

Leanne M.E. Boyd 5/25/2005 9:08:19 AM

Congrats on your win and POTD! #1395257

Kathleen Clemons 5/25/2005 9:15:13 AM

Congrats to you, Rob! #1395304

Gerda Grice 5/25/2005 9:35:03 AM

HUGE congrats, RoB on bgoth your 2nd place win in the April contest and on your POTD today! Both are very big and very well deserved honours!! #1395355

Carolyn J. Connolly 5/25/2005 10:01:20 AM

Rob, this is an EXCELLENT 'Elements of Design' image!! It is MOST deserving of it's Second Place win, AND, POTD honour!! Hearty congratulations on both, for this very well seen AND taken shot... I'm just wondering if you happened to make any adjustments or enhancements to your original image (in PS, or similar)...and, if so, could you please tell us what you did? Thanks, Rob!! :-)

I had also noticed the effect that Susana T. speaks of above - "a really cool visual effect when scrolling the computer screen up and down really fast"!! (I couldn't have described it any better myself, Susana!!) Had you noticed that, Rob?!! IT REALLY IS COOL!!! ;-) #1395419

Pu Chen 5/25/2005 10:07:14 AM

I noticed that when I scrolled down to view the picture too. Very cool indeed! Congratulations for both winning and POTD! It is beautiful! #1395438

Robert Mann 5/25/2005 10:13:46 AM

Thanks, Wendy, Kathleen, Susanna, Kay, Michelle, Jane, Leanne, Kathleen, Gerda and Carolyn!

Carolyn & Susanaa, I noticed the effect of the scolling...pretty cool!

Carolyn I did some perspective work to try to even this out a bit, it is still not as centered as I would like it to be. I shot it handheld, but I must have been steadied against something to have had it come out so clean. Other than the perspective work and crop I did my normal processing ( Layer adjustments for levels, brightness and congrast, hue and saturation, USM, resize, USM). I will try to post a resize and rotated only version of the original tonight.

THanks again, everyone! RoB #1395450

Ermanno Radice 5/25/2005 12:14:22 PM

Congratulations for your win second place, Robert!
Gorgeous image! #1395930

Robert Mann 5/25/2005 6:34:16 PM

Thanks Ermanno!

Here is the original version, rotated and resized only. #1397249

Robert Mann 5/25/2005 6:36:02 PM

Out of camera, rotate and resize only. #1397254

Lawrence Staats 5/27/2005 12:33:06 PM

Congrats Rob. Oustanding image! #1402992

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Description

f/2.9, 1/20 sec., ISO-200, 07:33 PM, Washington, DC. Loved this ceiling very much. I tried this one with the framing by the railing of one the second level walk ways. The white balance was set on cloudy/shade.

Uploaded on 4/13/2005 6:05:33 AM

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