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Debra R. Harder 5/15/2009 11:57:52 PM

You have the uncanny ability to be at the right place at the right time...man-oh-man!! This is brilliant work, Stefania. Perfect composition, details and lighting. I know we'll see this superb image again! Deb #1128442

Tommy E. Burgess 5/16/2009 12:02:32 AM

Outstanding capture Stefania!! #7525583

Renee Doyle 5/16/2009 12:03:52 AM

Deb pretty much summed it all up Stef!!! Brilliant!!! I just keep wondering what he is thinking!! #7525586

Kerry Hill 5/16/2009 12:05:21 AM

Excellent capture, Stef!! #7525591

Lynne Morris 5/16/2009 12:14:37 AM

Wow this is a beauty Stef, wonderful light, comp and colours, great work as always! #7525630

Carol Engstrom 5/16/2009 12:24:32 AM

Excellent shot, Stefania! Makes me wonder what he was thinking. #7525683

Margaret R. Barry 5/16/2009 12:24:59 AM

Amazing capture, Stefania. Great composition, colors, textures and mood! #7525685

Vladan D. Djordjevic 5/16/2009 12:29:01 AM

Excellent photo with superb composition, textures, colors, pose. #7525700

Laura E. Swan 5/16/2009 12:39:40 AM

You've done it again, Stef! GREAT POV and framing and terrific subject matter. Great job!)

-Laura #7525762

Brett Dolsen 5/16/2009 12:41:16 AM

Stunning Stefania!!A great slice of place and life!Brett #7525771

Chua Wee Boo 5/16/2009 12:49:04 AM

Wow!Right into my fav,Stef!Love the colours,textures & so outstanding! #7525798

Hendrik Storme 5/16/2009 12:52:32 AM

Stunning capture,so well done Stefania! #7525804

Laura E. Swan 5/16/2009 1:01:39 AM

P.S. I just learned how to do the walking gizzmo's tonight!

OKAY, OFF TO BED FOR ME! Good night Stef!

#7525818

Stefania Barbier 5/16/2009 1:02:37 AM

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member since: 1/16/2005 Awesome, Stef...straight to one of my favorites...
5/15/2009 11:56:01 PM #7525820

Stefania Barbier 5/16/2009 1:06:18 AM

Lala when you wake up pls tell me how to do those moving gizmos... PLEASE!!!!!! #7525824

Pat Gamwell 5/16/2009 1:33:31 AM

We all agree this is a winner, Stef! Wowzaaaa! I just LOVE his facial expression! #7525830

Lynn M. Whitt 5/16/2009 1:57:49 AM

This is great! Love the textures and tones.... #7525846

Dominick M. Dimacale 5/16/2009 2:10:22 AM

Great image and composition here, Stefania.


Dominick #7525861

Laurence Saliba 5/16/2009 2:21:24 AM

another fantastic find and capture Stefania. it is perfect in everything, composition, color, textures, everything. another badge for this! #7525891

Michael Khoury 5/16/2009 2:35:07 AM

Excellent placement of elements in this scene Stefania, with great tonal harmony.

michael #7525916

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 5/16/2009 3:13:12 AM

Oh.....There is a LOT More going on Here Than THAT

Fabulous Everything Stef
We should see it again!!! #7525973

Manuel Barrera 5/16/2009 3:37:09 AM

One of the things I enjoy the most is street photography and I have not enough of it lately, great street capture, Stefania #7526027

Tammy M. Anderson 5/16/2009 3:40:42 AM

Composition, colors are capture are superb. Great work, Stefania. #7526051

Paul E. Earl 5/16/2009 3:45:31 AM

GOSH. You certainly get around, Stefania! A wonderful image! #7526070

Ron McEwan 5/16/2009 3:55:52 AM

Excellent saturation here, outstanding composition, and full of emotion well done. #7526108

Michelle Alton 5/16/2009 4:12:26 AM

Can't add anything to the praise above, Stefania. You are a natural photographic artist! #7526160

Stephanie Frey 5/16/2009 4:59:26 AM

Oooh, I would kill to get some texture shots of this building, lol!
Great image Stef! Comp, colors and mood are outstanding! #7526268

Ray Thoms 5/16/2009 5:29:53 AM

WOnderful image Stefania.... #7526353

Sam Britt 5/16/2009 6:11:22 AM

Great composition & textures, Stefania. #7526515

Mike Clime 5/16/2009 6:11:29 AM

What a great capture! Wonderful comp, light, color, textures, etc:! #7526517

Yulianto Soeroso 5/16/2009 6:13:09 AM

wow nice color and composition and pov ...man #7526530

Walter H. Wiesbeck 5/16/2009 6:28:17 AM

Great capture and excellent color and detail,Sefania! #7526647

Mary Beth Aiello 5/16/2009 6:31:13 AM

Wonderful capture, textures and mood, Stefania. Just so well done. #7526668

ROLAN NARMAN 5/16/2009 7:11:17 AM

Wonderful capture, colors, textures and details Stefania! Excellent composition! #7526788

Melissa G. Meiselman 5/16/2009 8:12:33 AM

The photo of this old building with peeling paint, textures, colors and lighting would be enough, but the addition of the man sitting elevated this into a photographic masterpiece, Stefania!! #7526903

Teresa A. Burnett 5/16/2009 8:31:53 AM

An amazing capture Stefania!! I think Melissa summed it up best... the building alone would have been great. The texture, tones and detail are wonderful! The addition of the man, and his expression, take this one right over the top! This goes straight in my favs!! #7526969

Stephen Zacker 5/16/2009 8:51:20 AM

All the elements in this image give it such a wonderful feeling. Nice work #7527088

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 5/16/2009 8:53:08 AM

A brilliant capture, Stefania. And a very sad one. #7527095

Eugenio Diaz 5/16/2009 9:02:14 AM

Another stunning shot!! Wonderful composition and atmosphere ... love it!! #7527143

Carol Sawyer 5/16/2009 9:03:42 AM

Fantastic capture and composition, Stefania!! #7527151

Jodi Zimmer 5/16/2009 9:47:08 AM

awesome composition!! #7527282

Nadya Johnson 5/16/2009 9:51:18 AM

Absolutely love this, Stef! The textures - the colors - the fellow sitting there - everything about this says, "Cover for a Coffee Table Book," to me! Wonderful work! #7527296

Patricia Seidler 5/16/2009 9:58:08 AM

Beautiful Stefania. He looks like he has a lot on his mind and you brilliantly captured his emotion. #7527326

Mitch Spence 5/16/2009 10:17:10 AM

The details, textures, and comp are all just great, Stefania. #7527410

Claudia Kuhn 5/16/2009 10:26:45 AM

Wonderful composition, colors and textures Stef! #7527437

Tiia Vissak 5/16/2009 11:57:52 AM

great tones, textures & framing! #7527612

Erica Murphy 5/16/2009 12:10:20 PM

I love this Stefania!! So much texture, color and the person takes it to the next level. Great work! #7527637

Kathleen Rinker 5/16/2009 12:53:22 PM

Excellent image Stefania, fabulous work!! #7527730

Joy Rector 5/16/2009 1:13:01 PM

love it #7527765

A P 5/16/2009 1:27:07 PM

Love the textures and your lone man makes the scene. Outstanding Stefania #7527785

Sheila D. Robertson 5/16/2009 2:07:30 PM

You captured a lot of evocative feeling in this as well as an artistic and technical beauty. #7527858

John Connolly 5/16/2009 2:10:20 PM

An amazing sight with outstanding composition, textures and tones Stefania! This is a winner in my eyes! #7527867

Tammy Espino 5/16/2009 2:52:32 PM

Wonderful composition. I like those frilly curtains in the colorful building window :) #7527940

Tammy Espino 5/16/2009 2:52:32 PM

Wonderful composition. I like those frilly curtains in the colorful building window :) #7527941

Julianne Bradford 5/16/2009 3:21:42 PM

Superb craftmanship Stefania! This one tells many stories. Maybe he's just contemplating the ground. But you have made him famous with your wonderful capture. #7527998

Lorraine A. Cook 5/16/2009 3:55:59 PM

Ahhhh...I wonder what is on this gentleman's mind???

Beautifully seen and captured, Stefania!<:)) #7528077

Barbara Waldoch 5/16/2009 8:20:33 PM

Love this, Stef! #7528482

Ellen Hodges 5/16/2009 9:41:44 PM

Awesome mood and texture and color in this awesome image, Stef!! #7528586

Max Aureli 5/17/2009 2:41:40 AM

LOL... LOL .... :-)))

I think he left, Stefania!!! Great shot my friend!!! LOL LOL :-))))
#7528882

Joseph N. DiGilio 5/17/2009 5:20:34 AM

I think I know what's on his mind, the same question that has haunted him for decades, "Should I spackle then paint or just paint?". Well Pops why don't you just stand pat it makes for a more interesting subject for photographers, right Stef? #7529193

Gina Cormier 5/17/2009 5:38:18 AM

Awesome comp work and wonderful textures and color! #7529247

Marisol Pastor 5/17/2009 10:12:25 AM

This is spectacular Stefania. The color, comp, details PLUS the story telling element are all A+. #7529927

Toni Riggs 5/17/2009 10:34:39 AM

Wonderful textures and composition! #7529974

Dianna Murphy 5/17/2009 11:15:59 AM

He looks so sad! Great storytelling image. Fine details and textures. Perfect comp. #7530080

Patricia Ronan 5/17/2009 2:52:04 PM

Great capture Stefania, love the background wall:) #7530632

Nancy L. Green 5/17/2009 3:23:19 PM

GREAT cpature here Steph, I can't believe all the wonderful colors here, WTG!! <>< #7530729

Ujjwal Mukherjee 5/17/2009 10:42:54 PM

OUTSTANDING in all aspects,Stef!!!! #7531408

Nikki McDonald 5/18/2009 2:07:39 PM

Wonderful composition where every element is just right: the graphic geometry of the background, the textures, the pastel palette and, of course, the figure of this thinking man. Great job, Stef. #7533992

Erin Appelbaum 5/18/2009 3:56:17 PM

Outstanding composition, colors and details Stefania. Love the expression on the man's face. Peter #7534340

Aimee S. McMaster 5/19/2009 2:18:05 AM

...excellent Stef...in every way...Aimee #7535791

AEK 5/20/2009 6:18:29 PM

one of my absolute favorites of all the shots i'm enjoying, stef. the human element is so perfect and makes this image so compelling. -a. #7541719

Stefania Barbier 5/27/2009 12:43:01 AM

thank you all so much for your comments and support! #7564745

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/28/2009 7:54:02 PM

Awesome Stef, great timing and place! Nicely seen! #7574164

Stefania Barbier 5/28/2009 11:04:24 PM

thank you Donna! #7574549

Richard D. Love 5/29/2009 9:32:52 AM

Great eye, Stef. This has it all, composition, texture, color, ... Truly outstanding.

Rick #7576571

Stefania Barbier 5/29/2009 10:03:37 AM

thank you Rick! #7576648

Nikki McDonald 5/30/2009 8:11:27 PM

It's on its way, Stef. Congratulations on the EP. #7580575

Stefania Barbier 5/30/2009 11:41:05 PM

thank you Nikki! #7580709

Tammy Espino 7/21/2009 4:28:40 PM

Congrats on a great finalist!! :) #7763826

Max Aureli 7/21/2009 4:32:00 PM

Great Finalist of Calcata Stefania !!! Congratulations!!!! #7763857

Erin Appelbaum 7/21/2009 5:02:37 PM

Congrats again Stefania. Well deserved. Peter #7764162

Patti Coblentz 7/21/2009 5:11:22 PM

Love this image...cngratulations, Stephania!
Patti #7764249

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/21/2009 5:26:19 PM

Congratulations, Stef, on your finalist for this powerful image!

Debby #7764421

Jeff Robinson 7/21/2009 5:38:14 PM

Congrats Stefania on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff #7764515

Jeana Clark 7/21/2009 6:32:14 PM


Outstanding finalist Stef!!!
Congratulations and best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~ #7765083

ROLAN NARMAN 7/21/2009 6:45:18 PM

Huge Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Stef! #7765215

Sabrina Ryan 7/21/2009 7:37:02 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Awesome Finalist photo, Stefania! #7765612

Colleen Farrell 7/21/2009 7:57:25 PM

Terrific capture, Stef! Big congrats again! #7765822

Laurence Saliba 7/21/2009 9:55:38 PM

Congratulations on this superb finalist Stefania!!! WTG!!! #7766439

Debra R. Harder 7/21/2009 10:10:48 PM

I knew we'd see this excellent image again!! Awesome, Stefania! Congratulations on another brilliant finalist!! Deb #7766519

Teresa A. Burnett 7/21/2009 10:20:07 PM

And another big YAYYYYYY!!! Congratulations on this marvelous finalist, Stef!! Best of luck in the next round!! #7766539

Renee Doyle 7/22/2009 12:43:48 AM

Congratulations Stef on another wonderful and deserving finalist!! #7766861

Beverley Scott 7/22/2009 3:13:01 AM

Huge congrats on all your fantastic
finalists, Stefania! #7767102

Yulianto Soeroso 7/22/2009 3:18:38 AM

Congrats on a great finalist #7767121

Mukesh Srivastava 7/22/2009 6:46:14 AM

Great image,Stef!!!! Huge congrats for the FINALISTS and good luck for next round!!!!! #7768131

Usman M. Bajwa 7/22/2009 7:53:04 AM

A great portrait, CONGRATULATIONS on another outstanding Finalist, Stefania.

UB. #7768592

Anna Diederich 7/22/2009 8:58:06 AM

Congratulations Steph! This is stunning! #7768967

Kristi A. Howson 7/22/2009 8:59:18 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist Stefania! This is super! #7768971

Ken Smith 7/22/2009 6:21:09 PM

Another typically brilliant month for you, Stef. Congrats again!! #7771720

Sam Britt 7/22/2009 7:07:37 PM

Congratulations again, Stefania! #7771999

Stefania Barbier 7/23/2009 12:45:55 AM

thank you all for your comments and support! #7772812

Alex T. Mizuno 7/23/2009 2:41:40 AM

Great texture and full of pathos. Excellent work Stefania! Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #7773039

Carol Engstrom 7/23/2009 8:07:30 PM

Congrats! #7776348

Marisol Pastor 9/5/2009 4:13:21 AM

Congratulations (belated)! #7917072

Stefania Barbier 9/5/2009 10:43:57 AM

Alex, Carol, Marisol: thank you! #7917955

Joseph M. Muench 10/4/2009 4:38:30 PM

Awesome colors, composition, and textures Stefania! Another fine work or art!
-Joe #8007896

Stefania Barbier 10/4/2009 10:42:33 PM

thank you Joe :) #8008354

Thomas E. Hinds 11/12/2009 5:50:03 AM

This is superb! Love it! #8124926

Stefania Barbier 11/12/2009 8:06:23 AM

thank you Thomas! #8125285

Anna Krukowska 5/25/2010 6:02:47 AM

Great picture! I love it! #8639712

Stefania Barbier 5/25/2010 6:07:58 AM

thank you Anna! #8639736

Laura E. Swan 8/25/2011 7:48:30 AM

Stef what a wonderfully symbolic image. WOW! This one speaks so loudly to me. That mans body language says it all! Even the building has something to say about how he is feeling.

I love this image.

Miss you! AND HUGS CONGRATS. Your gallery is amazing.

-Lala :) #9626958

Stefania Barbier 8/25/2011 8:01:02 AM

So sweet Lala, thank you :0) #9626981

Laura E. Swan 8/25/2011 8:05:25 AM

:) xo #9627001

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Calcata, Italy

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 42.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II

Uploaded on 5/15/2009 11:35:48 PM
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