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Tess L. Yee 9/11/2009 7:05:40 AM

Wonderful texture and colors, Katarina! #1179283

Melinda F. Schneider 9/11/2009 7:20:26 AM

What a great find! You always have such a good eye for details!! #7934571

Jean B. Hall 9/11/2009 7:45:19 AM

Terrific shot! Love the colors, textures, and composition. #7934643

Joy Rector 9/11/2009 8:00:44 AM

wow, awesome texture #7934689

Usman M. Bajwa 9/11/2009 11:45:49 AM

Texture, details, color, light and elements of design are superlative here, Katarina. Hope to see this again!

UB. #7935143

Les Rhoades 9/11/2009 2:51:20 PM

Perfect EOD image worthy of a GOLD button. #7935441

Nikki McDonald 9/11/2009 2:57:37 PM

Wonderful design elements coupled with great textures, colors and light -- love it, Katarina. #7935450

Daniella Puente 9/11/2009 4:23:47 PM

Great detail Katarina :)
Have a good weekend! #7935620

Laurence Saliba 9/12/2009 4:54:21 AM

Beautiful textures in this macro Katarina!!! #7936561

Nikki McDonald 10/24/2009 7:23:03 AM

Good luck, Katarina -- I love the textures and colors and think the design elements make it a natural for the Union theme. Glad to see it again :) #8068494

Nikki McDonald 11/9/2009 5:14:36 PM

So many wonderful images to choose from, Katarina. Can't really say this is my favorite of your October entries but it's right up there and as a Monthly Theme entry, I think it's superb so I'm going with this one. #8117831

Susan Fox 11/23/2009 6:51:51 AM

Congrats :-) #8155213

Usman M. Bajwa 11/23/2009 9:06:22 AM

YES...! CONGRATZ on this beautiful Finalist Award, Katarina. Hope to see this one more time!

UB. #8156219

Christopher Budny 11/23/2009 10:09:15 AM

Great choice for the theme category... has a good graphic 'punch' to it; congratulations! #8156617

Nancyj E. Hovey 11/23/2009 2:34:49 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8158199

Renee Doyle 11/23/2009 2:51:32 PM

Great textures!!! Excellent month!! Huge congrats Katarina!! #8158328

Nikki McDonald 11/24/2009 3:51:58 AM

Great job, Katarina. Congratulations on this one, too, and on your entire glorious month. We are celebrating with you. #8161822

Judy V. Kennamer 11/24/2009 5:57:21 PM

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist Katarina!!! #8164662

Nikki McDonald 11/25/2009 8:54:49 AM

Oh my goodness, I almost missed this one in my excitement over the other two. Huge congratulations for another 2nd place win, Katarina.

Bojan Bencic 11/25/2009 9:24:18 AM

Congratulations, Katarina! #8167245

Laurence Saliba 11/25/2009 10:15:57 AM

And another Congrats!!! :) #8167449

David Phalen 11/25/2009 11:13:11 AM

BIG Congrats on another excellent Winner!! #8167639

Nancyj E. Hovey 11/25/2009 3:53:51 PM

on your very deserving GOLD 2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #8168361

Renee Doyle 11/25/2009 4:43:17 PM

Great trifecta Katarina!!! Congratulations on another stunning gold winner!! #8168520

Usman M. Bajwa 11/25/2009 9:16:28 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on fetching yet another GOLD WINNER this month, Katarina!!

UB. #8169308

Claudia Kuhn 11/26/2009 7:16:20 AM

TErrific, congrats on your win! #8170244

Lester A. Garcia 11/26/2009 3:40:46 PM

Beautiful WINNER! #8170991

Ujjwal Mukherjee 11/26/2009 11:10:39 PM

HUGE congratulations!! #8171480

Dominick M. Dimacale 11/27/2009 3:04:54 AM

Congratulations Katarina on your Win (3)!!!!

Dominick #8171886

Michelle L. Frick 11/29/2009 8:02:54 PM

Incredible Katarina! I still haven't gone through all the finalists/winners, but I see you raked them in - no surprise to me! You are incredibly talented and I always look forward to seeing your beautiful images! Congratulations!!!! #8178129

Susana Ms Heide 12/7/2009 3:28:16 PM

WOW!!! Three winners is truly IMPRESSIVE!!!!! Another hearty CONGRATS to you Katarina!!! #8199076

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2nd Place Monthly Theme "Union" October 2009.

Thanks to Nikki McDonald for suggesting to enter this in the MT!

This is a detail of a piece of (old obviously!) equipment in the Popeye Village in Malta.
Canon 24-105 mm f/4 L IS lens, circular polarizer, handheld. Raw conversion and adjustments in Bridge and CS3.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 9/11/2009 6:59:52 AM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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