Dianna Hauf 11/1/2009 7:37:09 AM

Oh Nikki! STILL shooting the most awesome captures! This is incredible! perfect...just perfect! Hope all is well and LIG! :) #1199339

Monnie Ryan 11/1/2009 7:46:45 AM

Super composition and lines, Nikki -- this goes straight into my favorites! #8093513

Mitch Spence 11/1/2009 9:19:18 AM

Oh boy. I clicked this one right open, I did. It's marvelous. Super framing, super sky, super exposure. I fully expect to see this one again. #8093736

Melissa G. Meiselman 11/1/2009 10:23:29 AM

Fantastic framing with great linear elements and outstanding composition, Nikki!!! #8093873

Christina N. Seuser 11/1/2009 10:40:55 AM

I agree with all the other comments, this is a great capture with amazing composition! #8093885

Jeff Robinson 11/1/2009 12:12:40 PM

Excellent - Very well seen and captured Nikki! Jeff #8094046

Ken Smith 11/1/2009 12:53:20 PM

That's superb, Nikki. Perfect framing and nice eye to spot the elements in this! #8094131

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/1/2009 5:37:44 PM

Incredible EOD image, Nikki!!! Awesome in every way!!! :-) k #8094710

Patrick Rouzes 11/1/2009 7:01:46 PM

EXCEPTIONAL comp, framing, EOD, clairty, & tones, here, Nikki! SUPER eye indeed! A fave for me too! Hope to see this again also! #8094832

Tamara K. Walker 11/1/2009 7:28:02 PM

Very cool. Skillfully composed. #8094866

Stefania Barbier 11/1/2009 11:57:33 PM

GORGEOUS comp, lines, shapes, and capture, Nikki!!! #8095084

Tess L. Yee 11/2/2009 3:24:05 AM

Superb comp, detail, line, and POV, Nikki! #8095475

Katarina Mansson 11/2/2009 6:05:28 AM

Excellent EoD and framing Nikki! #8096180

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/2/2009 6:28:24 AM

Wow! That is gorgeous! And what great framing, love that blue sky Nikki!

jo ann c. #8096301

Debra R. Harder 11/2/2009 10:08:17 AM

This is so AWESOME, Nikki!! Perfect framing, details and lighting. Absolutely SUPERB!!! Deb #8097022

Karen E. Baumann 11/2/2009 10:35:22 AM

This is great, Nikki! I agree with the above comments... what a great time you must have had capturing this one! #8097130

Leslie McLain 11/2/2009 5:57:51 PM

Terrific capture, Nikki. Love that cloud. #8098228

Ilene Samowitz 11/2/2009 7:00:56 PM

Great composition #8098401

Joannie Bertucci 11/2/2009 8:07:45 PM

Nikki, this is fantastic and I love the clouds anchoring the composition! Congrats on your EP! #8098533

Brad Harding 11/2/2009 8:33:04 PM

Nice angles, POV, use of cloud #8098583

Tania Bounader 11/5/2009 8:32:07 PM

Very interesting and unusual composition #8107499

Datha Y. Thompson 11/7/2009 10:43:32 AM

W O W ! ! !
This is Beautiful and Excellent Nikki :0) #8111577

Max Aureli 11/13/2009 4:24:51 PM

WOW... it can be another Winner!!!!
Excellent!! #8129273

Marisol Pastor 11/21/2009 10:40:51 AM

Outstanding EOD ... perfect comp, frame, pov, tones ... I'm sure we'll see this again! Just went into my favs. #8150550

Jayne Martin 12/5/2009 11:52:02 PM

I love's a winner! ;) almost sure!! #8194883

Susie Peek-Swint 12/13/2009 2:36:51 AM

Strong graphic lines and beautiful blue/grey tones ~ all the elements to be a winner! Good luck with this one Nikki ~ terrific image! #8212136

Courtenay Vanderbilt 12/15/2009 4:15:15 PM

Big Congrats, Nikki! #8219012

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 12/15/2009 4:43:13 PM

WoooooHoooooooooo NiK!!
I KNOW you got THREE
If I have to Pick ONE
This is It
Good Luck With ALL in The Next Round!! #8219248

Ken Smith 12/15/2009 5:05:41 PM

Way to go, had a super duper month!! #8219398

Rolando Rosito 12/15/2009 5:44:45 PM

Great month Nikki!!! Congratulations!! #8219697

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 12/15/2009 7:17:17 PM

WOW!!! WTG on all your finalists for November, Nikki!!! Awesome work!!! :-) k #8220234

Maria Coulson 12/15/2009 7:59:41 PM

Nikki, great design elements here. Congratulations again! #8220555

Anne McKinnell 12/15/2009 9:46:55 PM

Wonderful design and framing Nikki! Congrats on your finalist. #8221004

Stefania Barbier 12/16/2009 12:35:52 AM

WTG Nikki!!! congratulations again!!! #8221579

Leslie McLain 12/16/2009 4:41:37 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Nikki. #8222087

Joy Rector 12/16/2009 5:18:02 AM

beautiful #8222212

Teri Klinger 12/16/2009 6:36:07 AM

congrats on your finalist!! you've got a great eye! #8222543

Karen Celella 12/16/2009 8:50:31 AM

Congratulations once again Nikki. You are smokin' girl!! #8223055

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 12/16/2009 10:06:10 AM

Congratulations Nikki on this wonderful finalist. Great work from all angles.
JP #8223340

Mitch Spence 12/16/2009 10:15:07 AM

Oh, you bet. Had to be. Had to be. You know I'll be pulling for this one in the gold round. #8223374

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/16/2009 11:47:47 AM

Big congrats on this awesome finalist and well deserved Nikki, go for the gold

jo ann c. #8223603

Joseph T. Pilonero 12/16/2009 2:33:10 PM

I love the perspective and comp on this, Nikki. Congrats on this and other finalists. Good luck. TED #8224009

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/16/2009 6:39:20 PM

Cool graphics Nikki, congratulations on your finalist! #8224897

Sharon Sawyer 12/16/2009 10:56:45 PM

Nikki, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved finalist!!! All the best in the next round! #8225481

Katarina Mansson 12/16/2009 11:33:50 PM

Yeah!!! Congratulations Nikki! #8225517

Kim Andelkovic 12/17/2009 1:31:46 AM

Congrats on a wonderful finalist Nikki....WTG #8225641

Tommy E. Burgess 12/17/2009 2:06:12 AM

Huge congratulations on your stunning finalist Nikki!! Best of luck in the next round!! #8225677

Debra R. Harder 12/17/2009 9:38:53 AM

I knew we'd see this brilliant image again, Nikki! Congratulations on your excellent finalist!! Deb #8226681

Dianna Murphy 12/17/2009 3:36:17 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist. Best of luck in the quest for the GOLD. Dianna #8227474

Usman M. Bajwa 12/17/2009 7:14:59 PM

Wonderful eye to catch this and love the framing to capture the framing of the clouds and sky by the building! CONGRATZ, Nikki!

UB. #8227979

Becky J. Parkinson 12/17/2009 7:54:26 PM

Congratulations on this great winning photo, NIkki! I had missed it earlier, so I am glad to see it in this round!! #8228120

Patrick Rouzes 12/17/2009 8:10:15 PM

Nikki, CONGRATULATIONS on this well-deserved & amazing WINNER! WTG,my friend! #8228204

Renee Doyle 12/17/2009 8:15:44 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner Nikki!!! #8228255

Ken Smith 12/17/2009 8:18:33 PM

Way to go, Nikki!!!!! Congrats to you! #8228284

Lester A. Garcia 12/17/2009 8:32:14 PM

Beautiful WINNER, Nikki. Congratulations and Merry Christmas! #8228338

Usman M. Bajwa 12/17/2009 10:09:47 PM

WTG Nikki. CONGRATZ. on your terrific GOLD Win. Seasons Greetings too!

UB. #8228566

Kathryn Wesserling 12/17/2009 10:11:58 PM

Simple, Clean, and Beautiful. A well-deserved Gold, Nikki. #8228570

Jayne Martin 12/17/2009 10:37:57 PM

YAY!!! I love this -- Congratulations, Nikki!!!!! #8228635

Katarina Mansson 12/17/2009 11:03:01 PM

Superb - congratulations again Nikki! #8228676

Lynne S. Fried 12/18/2009 12:14:59 AM

Hey Nikki - congratulations on your well deserved win. This is a beautiful photo! #8228789

Stefania Barbier 12/18/2009 12:24:46 AM

congratulations on your gorgeous winner!!! #8228815

Dominick M. Dimacale 12/18/2009 1:43:19 AM

Congratulations Nikki on your Win!!!

Dominick #8228940

Kara L. Hendricks 12/18/2009 3:18:40 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Pictures, Images and Photos #8229145

Giancarlo Bisone 12/18/2009 4:30:35 AM

Hi Nikki:
This is an amazing shot well worth of its recognition this month. Great job! #8229394

Kim Andelkovic 12/18/2009 4:45:46 AM

Congratulations on a wonderful win Nikki #8229447

Courtenay Vanderbilt 12/18/2009 5:14:14 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Nikki! #8229514

Leslie McLain 12/18/2009 5:16:09 AM

Big congrats on your wonderful winner, Nikki. #8229523

Judy V. Kennamer 12/18/2009 5:19:26 AM

Congrats on your beautiful GOLD winner Nikki!!!!! #8229532

Christopher Budny 12/18/2009 5:35:19 AM

Congratulations on this great, geometric winner, Nikki! #8229592

Karen Celella 12/18/2009 5:59:57 AM

Congratulations on your terrific winner Nikki!! There are many other winners in your gallery, they just forgot to give you one of these gold badges for all of them. Keep inspiring us!! #8229645

Rolando Rosito 12/18/2009 7:17:02 AM

Huge Congratulations Nikki!!! well deserved winner. #8229860

Elida Gutierrez 12/18/2009 7:33:27 AM

WOOOHOOOO Nikki, I'm so HAPPY for you!!!!!


On your wonderful win

Love ya!!! #8229913

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/18/2009 8:37:43 AM

CONGRATS! #8230106

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 12/18/2009 8:54:59 AM

WHOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOO!!! WTG on this incredible win, Nikki!!! :-) k #8230148

Jessica Jenney 12/18/2009 8:58:08 AM

Congratulations, Nikki on your fabulous win! #8230166

Clyde P. Smith 12/18/2009 9:10:44 AM

Congratulations on a fantastic Win Karen. #8230220

Debra R. Harder 12/18/2009 9:11:50 AM

No surprise here, Nikki!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your AWESOME AND BRILLIANT GOLD WINNER!! Deb #8230224

Graham Robards 12/18/2009 9:15:11 AM

Awesome Nikki, Congratulations!~Pat #8230241

Wanda Judd 12/18/2009 9:48:18 AM

Nikki...this has to be the most outstanding framing capture ever...Love the cloud...I was always captivated by must have been a great experience being at the Library... #8230348

Anne McKinnell 12/18/2009 10:02:01 AM

Congratulations on your win Nikki! This is such an outstanding shot. #8230386

Mike Clime 12/18/2009 10:08:32 AM

Congratulations on your winner! #8230414

David Phalen 12/18/2009 10:48:06 AM

Awesome!! WTG Nikki!! BIG congrats on a wonderful Winner!! #8230490

Mick Burkey 12/18/2009 11:31:30 AM

Congrats, Nikki! Wonderful design and great execution. #8230617

Mitch Spence 12/18/2009 11:54:09 AM

Oh, yeah. :-)))) See me smile? #8230685

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 12/18/2009 4:35:40 PM

I LOVE Being Right!! ;0)
Congrats NiK!!!! #8231291

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 12/18/2009 4:41:35 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd Place Gold Award Nicki. A very well deserving win for this Photo. I’m so very happy for you. Great job.

Merry Christmas to You

Nancyj E. Hovey 12/18/2009 5:15:29 PM

on your 2nd Place WINNER! 8o)

Photobucket #8231439

Thomas E. Hinds 12/18/2009 6:14:52 PM

Nikki, this is such a tremendous pov with perfect detail! Love it! Congratulations!

Tom #8231629

Max Aureli 12/18/2009 6:16:12 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic Winner, Nikki!! #8231631

Claudine Grove 12/18/2009 7:46:26 PM

Perfect image for the category! Congrats! #8231871

Valentin M. Armianu 12/18/2009 8:14:13 PM

Congrats on your well deserved win Nikki!! #8231934

Monnie Ryan 12/18/2009 8:22:51 PM

Congratulations, Nikki! #8231957

Paula Showen 12/18/2009 8:50:46 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic winner! #8232030

Michael Umbreit 12/19/2009 6:24:08 AM

Nikki - Congratulations on your win!! Such wonderful design elements and POV! That nicely framed cloud just puts it over the top! - Mike #8232807

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 12/19/2009 6:26:28 AM

Congratulations Nikki on this wonderful win. Fantastic.
JP #8232815

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/19/2009 6:47:40 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your gold winner Nikki

jo ann c. #8232869

Mary Beth Aiello 12/19/2009 7:28:23 AM

This had winner written all over it, Nikki. Huge congrats on this spectacular GOLD. #8232980

Renata Gusciora 12/19/2009 7:54:12 AM

Congratulations on this super winner,Nikki!Great composition and design!!!:-) #8233087

Karen Bacon 12/20/2009 5:08:43 AM

Congratulations Nicki on this fantastic winner! #8234683

Susana Ms Heide 12/22/2009 10:34:25 AM

WOW!!!! Your point of view and composition have created a STUNNING image!!! CONGRATS NIKKI ON THIS FINE WIN!!! #8239870

Susan M. Hembree 12/22/2009 8:21:41 PM

Neat shot, Nikki! Congratulations on your 2nd place win! #8240742

Lori Carlson 12/25/2009 5:56:39 PM

Very cool vision here Nikki!! Congratulations!! =) #8246530

Marisol Pastor 1/4/2010 8:35:00 AM

Love to see my favorites as winners! Congratulations! #8269318

Colleen Farrell 1/5/2010 1:51:23 PM

Wow, this is so cool, Nikki! I love the slightly surreal quality of it. Big, belated congratulations on your win--so well-deserved! #8272758

Gail P. Sullivan 2/8/2010 4:05:50 AM

I recognized this from the thumb...the Library is a great place to photograph and you have made a terrific comp...a great sky to go with it! #8365023

Joanna Madloch 2/9/2010 7:34:02 AM

This is amazing, Nikki. How did you convince to clouds to pose for you like this ;) #8368599

Keith P. Wagner 2/20/2010 7:41:05 AM


You have got some great photos in your gallery; really love how you captured this one; well done!

Keith #8400775

Carol Teal 3/23/2010 4:23:10 AM

Outstanding almost looks like someone painted in the blue sky and cloud. A great eye to see this and a huge congrats on your well-deserved win! #8474300

Nikki McDonald 3/23/2010 4:25:33 AM

It would have been easy enough to do, Carol, but I did not -- it was the view of the beautiful sky through the opening that inspired me to take this and a few other captures. #8474305

Keith P. Wagner 3/24/2010 3:58:48 AM

Congratulations on your 2nd place win; well deserved!

Keith #8476822

Diane Pignet 3/29/2010 9:18:35 AM

Congrats! Well done. #8493939

Corinne M. Thompson 4/11/2010 7:19:41 PM

Congrats on your win for this magnificent capture! #8527216

Patricia A. Stalter 4/17/2010 11:06:23 AM

Nikki, I am sure behind on your much deserved kudos on this an all your wonderful work! Well, better late than never. :D #8541594

Fax Sinclair 7/7/2010 9:26:11 AM

Aloha Nikki,
Thanks for seeing the greatnes in my pic even before it won a POTD! (hee hee)
I LOVE this image. Now in my favorites. #8740569

Karen Slagle 8/18/2010 12:19:11 PM

Oh wow, Nikki. Your gallery is fabulous and I really love this capture. You have a great eye, I would have passed this one by. #8846169

Debbie Hartley 9/5/2010 2:31:13 PM

WOW! I really love this Nikki! Congratulations on your very deserving win! #8883512

Antonio Amen 12/13/2010 6:23:51 AM

Excellent image.
Thanks for comment my photo. Merry Christmas
António #9096153

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2nd Place Winner
I took this on a crisp but beautiful October day at the Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston.
Category: Elements of Design

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 4293.97, ExposureTime: 3125/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100,100, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A350

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