Up the Side, bw

© Nikki McDonald

Up the Side, bw

Monnie Ryan level-classic 10/25/2009 8:15:33 AM

It really works in B&W, though -- wonderful lines and perspective! #1196400

Tess L. Yee 10/25/2009 8:34:08 AM

Super B&W image, Nikki! Fab POV. #8071243

Mitch Spence level-classic 10/25/2009 8:34:22 AM

Oh, yes, it works. The black and white thoroughly emphasizes the lines of a great perspective. #8071245

Jeana Clark 10/25/2009 11:46:21 AM

Love this in B&W Nik!!!!
Awesome POV!!!
Congrats for your finalists!!!

~J~ #8071573

Jessica Jenney level-classic 10/25/2009 11:53:17 AM

Fantastic POV, tones and compositon, Nikki! I love the other one too! #8071592

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 10/25/2009 1:38:36 PM

FANTASTIC, Nikki!!! Conversion in perfection!!! :-) k #8071840

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/25/2009 1:42:45 PM

Beautiful POV, capture and love the B&W! #8071850

Daniella Puente level-classic 10/25/2009 5:09:17 PM

You know I love BW and this looks SO GREAT this way :))) excellent photo Nikki... #8072150

Rolando Rosito level-classic 10/25/2009 5:33:56 PM

Great image Nikki, wonderful lines. #8072222

Sherry K. Adkins level-classic 10/25/2009 6:40:17 PM

I didn't see the color version, but the black and white really gives it impact. The composition and POV are very strong, lending itself well to B/W. #8072345

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/25/2009 11:40:49 PM

SPECTACULAR comp and capture, Nikki!!!!!! #8072844

Susan Fox level-classic 10/28/2009 9:23:14 AM

Perfect composition! #8082526

Ruth Grimm level-classic 11/23/2009 5:44:42 AM

Congratulations on the finialist badge, Nikki! This is a GREAT B&W image! Love the great textuatal feel to it! ! #8154801

Robert Jensen level-classic 11/23/2009 6:02:49 AM

This works magnificently in B&W #8154902

Aimee S. McMaster level-classic 11/23/2009 6:34:17 AM

....congratulations on your beautiful finalist Nikki...Aimee #8155078

Les Rhoades level-classic 11/23/2009 6:50:08 AM

Congrats on your Finalist selection!

Les #8155198

Becky J. Parkinson level-classic 11/23/2009 7:12:42 AM

Congratulations on this well-done finalist! I love the staircase and it is so nicely presented in the b&w...shows all of the wonderful texture in the scene!!! #8155367

Susan Fox level-classic 11/23/2009 7:18:42 AM

Congrats Nikki #8155422

Julianne Bradford level-classic 11/23/2009 9:10:56 AM

Congratulations Nikki! This is so outstanding! #8156259

Kara Hendricks level-classic 11/23/2009 10:07:43 AM

congrats Pictures, Images and Photos #8156609

Christine Czernin level-classic 11/23/2009 10:09:52 AM

It did work in bw.....
Congratulations on this great finalist. I love stairs too. #8156622

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 11/23/2009 10:12:43 AM

Wonderful image, Nikki; makes a great b/w! Congratulations! #8156653

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 11/23/2009 10:31:23 AM

Fantastic image and I like it in B&W too, Nikki. CONGRATZ, expect to see this again!

UB. #8156779

Stefania Barbier level-classic 11/23/2009 11:28:05 AM

WTG Nikki, another beauty... congrats!!! #8157069

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 11/23/2009 11:37:09 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Nikki, it's a beauty in B&W! #8157135

Renee Doyle level-classic 11/23/2009 12:28:21 PM

Fantastic work Nikki!!!! Congratulations!!

Sharon Day level-classic 11/23/2009 2:01:05 PM


Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 11/23/2009 3:38:20 PM

Beautiful Nikki! Congrats on your wonderful Finalist! #8158633

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 11/23/2009 4:18:06 PM

Love the black and white and the amazing capture. Congratulations on being a Finalist my friend. #8158938

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 11/23/2009 5:29:45 PM

CONGRATULATIONS once again,Nikki! WTG! #8159592

Leslie McLain level-classic 11/23/2009 7:03:48 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Nikki. #8160271

Sam Britt level-classic 11/23/2009 7:12:51 PM

Congratulations on all your terrific finalists, Nikki! #8160346

Ken Smith level-classic 11/23/2009 7:24:02 PM

Awesome, Nikki! Congrats to you!! #8160461

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 11/23/2009 9:23:36 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8161050

Katarina Mansson level-classic 11/24/2009 3:38:56 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Nikki! #8161743

Karen Celella level-classic 11/24/2009 4:21:11 AM

Congratualtions on your second wonderful finalist Nikki. Keep them coming! #8161962

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/24/2009 7:42:43 AM

Congratulations Nikki on your fabulous Finalist!

jo ann c. #8162826

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 11/24/2009 10:25:24 AM

Congrats on this Finalist! #8163420

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 11/24/2009 11:29:58 AM

Awesome Nikki! Congratulations on your finalist! #8163608

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 11/24/2009 7:24:17 PM


Ken Smith level-classic 11/25/2009 8:19:16 AM

Awesome, Nikki! COngrats to you!! #8166840

Jessica Jenney level-classic 11/25/2009 8:40:12 AM

Congratulations, Nikki on your stunning win! #8166962

Leslie McLain level-classic 11/25/2009 9:17:25 AM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Nikki. #8167202

Mick Burkey level-classic 11/25/2009 9:32:49 AM

Great design and great execution. Wonderful job, Nikki! Congrats! #8167284

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 11/25/2009 9:32:57 AM

Congratulations Nikki! on a wonderful winner #8167285

Bob Cournoyer level-classic 11/25/2009 9:37:23 AM

Congratulations, Nikki!! #8167310

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 11/25/2009 9:39:21 AM

Woohoo! Way to go, Nikki; congratulations! #8167318

Stefania Barbier level-classic 11/25/2009 9:45:00 AM

gorgeous winner Nikki, congratulations!!! #8167346

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 11/25/2009 10:15:38 AM

Almost as good as Clevis and Cotter ;0)

Congratulations NiK!!
Awesome Win!! #8167447

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 11/25/2009 10:29:10 AM

Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Nikki!!! #8167498

Mike Clime level-classic 11/25/2009 10:35:13 AM

Congratulations on your winner! #8167513

David Phalen level-classic 11/25/2009 11:02:05 AM

BIG Congrats on a terrific Winner!! #8167603

Daniella Puente level-classic 11/25/2009 11:40:59 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Nikki, this BW version is so great :))))) #8167677

Ivan Chacon 11/25/2009 2:42:11 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS Nikki! :) #8168124

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 11/25/2009 2:56:17 PM

on your very deserving GOLD 2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #8168160

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 11/25/2009 3:13:21 PM

Congratulations on your winner Nikki, looks like the judges really liked the bw version. #8168204

Becky J. Parkinson level-classic 11/25/2009 3:55:17 PM

Congratulations!!! I'm so glad to see this one again! #8168364

Renee Doyle level-classic 11/25/2009 4:22:59 PM

Congratulations Nikki on this outstanding 2nd place winner!! #8168455

Karen Celella level-classic 11/25/2009 5:00:55 PM

Huge congratulations Nikki on your outstanding win. FOUR finalists and a win is quite a huge bunch of feathers in your hat lady!! Bask in the glow!! #8168558

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 11/25/2009 5:11:45 PM

Congratulations Nikki on this wonderful winner. WTG.
JP #8168585

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 11/25/2009 5:24:58 PM


Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) level-classic 11/25/2009 7:51:29 PM

CONGRATULATIONS ON A WONDERFUL WIN.....WHOOO HOOO WTG you must be so delighted. :-) #8169091

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) level-classic 11/25/2009 7:52:54 PM

CONGRATULATIONS ON A WONDERFUL WIN.....WHOOO HOOO WTG you must be so delighted. :-) #8169098

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 11/25/2009 8:31:38 PM

Big CONGRATZ on your Second Place GOLD, Nikki.

UB. #8169158

Jayne Martin level-classic 11/26/2009 12:37:16 AM

Congratulations Nikki!!! I love this B&W #8169467

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 11/26/2009 2:17:29 AM

Congratulations on your awards, Nikki! #8169641

Katarina Mansson level-classic 11/26/2009 3:32:33 AM

Congratulations on your winner Nikki! #8169729

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 11/26/2009 6:04:45 AM

Nikki- I love everything about this image. The depth, the amazing lines, the textures, and the black and white. Congratulations on the Second Place Win for your incredible work.
Happy Thanksgiving my friend. #8170073

Mitch Spence level-classic 11/26/2009 6:33:27 AM

Congratulations to you, Nikki, on your win with this super black and white graphic, and a belated congrats on your other finalists as well. #8170131

Jeana Clark 11/26/2009 7:45:09 AM

Awesome Winner!!!!

~J~ #8170317

Ruth Grimm 11/26/2009 8:52:01 AM

I'm soooo happy for you Nikki!! Congratulations on this FANTASTIC winner! #8170443

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/26/2009 2:11:43 PM


I loved it..

May this be an extra special Thanksgiving for you and your family!

jo ann c. #8170882

Lester A. Garcia 11/26/2009 3:52:59 PM

This B&W WINNER is just as beautiful. Congratulations, Nikki. #8171014

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 11/26/2009 5:27:32 PM

WTG on this AWESOME win, Nikki!!! :-) k #8171113

Cindy Bendush level-classic 11/26/2009 11:39:26 PM

Awesome! Big congratulations on this beautiful winner Nikki! #8171593

Courtenay Vanderbilt 11/27/2009 4:54:05 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful winner, Nikki! #8172094

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 11/27/2009 6:46:57 AM

Congratulations Nikki on your Win!!!

Dominick #8172438

Debra R. Harder level-classic 11/27/2009 11:35:31 AM

Huge CONGRATULATIONS, Nikki, on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! This is truly BRILLIANT!! Deb #8173030

Clyde P. Smith level-classic 11/27/2009 3:48:58 PM

Congratulation on your faboulas win Nikki. #8173417

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 11/27/2009 6:49:03 PM

Wonderful, Nikki! Congratulations on your wonderful 2nd place winning photo! #8173755

Maria Coulson level-classic 11/27/2009 8:36:28 PM

Nikki, congratulations on this interesting and well done shot! WTG. You make us proud. #8173866

Sharon level-classic 11/27/2009 9:29:08 PM

Nikki, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved win!!!! #8173946

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 11/29/2009 6:59:08 AM

Way to go Nikki. An awesome winner. #8177013

Claudine Grove level-classic 11/30/2009 2:52:44 PM

Congrats on this interesting shot! #8180068

Anne McKinnell level-classic 12/1/2009 10:05:48 PM

Very cool! Congratulations on your win Nikki! #8183815

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 12/5/2009 12:50:57 PM

Congratulations on your second place win, Nikki! I love these types of architectural pieces and you did a marvelous job! #8193767

Susana Heide level-classic 12/7/2009 3:02:07 PM

The composition of the elements is spot on to draw the viewer into the center of the image! A very pleasing b&w and definitely worthy of it's golden badge! CONGRATS Nikki!! #8199030

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic 2/7/2010 7:11:48 AM

Your composition is perfect - draws you right in. I guess the blk and white paid off. Congratulations - love your work - Kimber #8362990

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 2/17/2010 4:50:10 AM

Just saw this this morning, Nikki. Just gorgeous. The lines and curves are magnificient. Huge congrats on this wonderful winner. #8388701

anonymous 3/4/2010 8:02:04 PM

The pov, tones, composition, line and curves are outstanding in this. Congrats on a wonderful win. #8432773

Richard M. Waas level-classic 3/9/2010 7:47:11 PM

Nikki, this one got by me, simply gorgeous..... Congrats!! #8444120

Emmanuel Panagiotakis level-classic 8/10/2010 1:49:13 PM

Very nice picture my friend !!! #8818408

Joseph M. Muench level-classic 9/27/2010 2:06:28 PM

Awesome image Nikki!
-Joe #8933151

Lisa A. Car level-classic 1/14/2011 3:59:56 PM

This is fantastic Nikki!!! #9163258

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2nd Place Winner
I really prefer the color version that I submitted in early August
Up the Side
but the lines of this staircase are so nice I think it works in black and white, too.
Category: Elements of Design

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