No Place Like Home

© Nikki McDonald

No Place Like Home

Leslie McLain level-fanatic 12/28/2009 6:20:23 AM

Terrific capture, Nikki. Wonderful colors and design elements. #1220390

Monnie Ryan level-fanatic 12/28/2009 6:27:17 AM

Those birds sure do have a great vantage point! Well done, Nikki! #8251171

Jeff W. Robinson level-fanatic 12/28/2009 6:38:13 AM

Fantastic comp and capture Nikki! Jeff #8251203

Doug Pignet level-fanatic 12/28/2009 6:38:26 AM

Beautiful capture, love the lines and colors here, very good eye. #8251205

Sarah Springer level-fanatic 12/28/2009 8:20:57 AM

Very nice, Nikki! Ditto on the beautiful image. ~ Sarah #8251365

Pat and Graham Robards level-fanatic 12/28/2009 9:23:51 AM

Great capture Nikki, I can see what you mean about the simplicity of the patterns and lines, the doves make it.Pat #8251457

Mike Clime level-fanatic 12/28/2009 11:23:43 AM

Terrific comp and capture! The deep blue sky really makes the Doves stand out! #8251617

Linda D. Lester level-fanatic 12/28/2009 11:36:31 AM

Love it....great lines and colors! #8251649

Amanda J. Tanner level-fanatic 12/28/2009 11:49:12 AM

The Doves add character to this image and the Colors are just gorgeous. Nikki I love this image. #8251663

Ken Smith level-fanatic 12/28/2009 12:21:20 PM

I like the birds in this...and the pattern...just wish we could see some of the blue sky again! :-) #8251711

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-fanatic 12/28/2009 4:47:53 PM

Fantastic capture, Nikki!!! Wonderful colors and composition!!! :-) k #8252144

Cathy Barrows 12/28/2009 5:04:07 PM

love the design and the colors too #8252188

David Phalen level-fanatic 12/28/2009 5:05:09 PM

Fabulous POV, colors, and clarity with the birds making this image special!! #8252190

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-fanatic 12/28/2009 5:09:30 PM


Wowza! What a great capture Nikki, great colors and composition

jo ann c. #8252201

Thomas E. Hinds level-fanatic 12/28/2009 5:55:49 PM

Nikki, I love all three of these but might actually be the most partial to the tones of the B&W. But all are just wonderful, so well composed and captured! Beautiful work!

Tom #8252356

Patricia A. Coblentz level-fanatic 12/28/2009 6:25:57 PM

The lines, vivid colors and composition are terrific in this image, Nikki...the birds are a nice form in the image! I, too, really like the b/w...all 3 are wonderful!

Patti #8252390

Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall level-fanatic 12/29/2009 5:56:25 AM

This is a beautiful image. Well composted and lighted. #8253132

Dr Silly level-fanatic 12/29/2009 5:58:37 AM

Like this one best. :O) #8253146

Aimee S. McMaster level-fanatic 12/29/2009 6:03:47 AM

..a delightful capture Niki...great pov, color & detail...Aimee #8253188

Melinda F. Schneider level-fanatic 12/29/2009 7:47:18 AM

Lovely design elements; beautiful birds of peace! #8253590

Jane Holestine level-fanatic 12/29/2009 9:16:30 AM

Fantastic comp, designs, and colors, Nikki. #8253723

Katarina Mansson level-fanatic 12/30/2009 12:20:56 AM

This is so cool Nikki! Excellent eye to see and capture it in a brilliant composition. #8255289

Usman M. Bajwa level-fanatic 1/18/2010 5:28:54 AM

Lovely colors and curves, Nikki. Good luck!

UB. #8305385

Stefania Barbier level-fanatic 1/18/2010 2:32:57 PM

congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #8306328

Daniella Puente level-fanatic 1/18/2010 2:44:38 PM

Big congrats Nikki :))) #8306422

Patricia A. Coblentz level-fanatic 1/18/2010 2:45:25 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Nikki!
Patti #8306431

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-fanatic 1/18/2010 2:46:08 PM

Big congrats, Nikki! Fantastic image! #8306437

Teri Klinger 1/18/2010 2:49:29 PM

congrats Nikki!! so glad to see this moving on! :) #8306474

Amy M. Wilson level-fanatic 1/18/2010 2:56:29 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Nikki! #8306554

Laurie Daily level-fanatic 1/18/2010 3:00:57 PM

YaY, Nikki...congrats on this great finalist! #8306624

Nancyj Hovey level-fanatic 1/18/2010 3:06:58 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your wonderful FINALIST!!!

Photobucket #8306709

Pat and Graham Robards level-fanatic 1/18/2010 4:28:46 PM

Well done Nikki, wonderful to see this again! ~Pat #8307611

Valentin M. Armianu level-fanatic 1/18/2010 4:40:20 PM

Congrats on your fantastic finalist,Nikki!! #8307745

Jane Holestine level-fanatic 1/18/2010 4:43:53 PM

Congrats on this great finalist! #8307791

Renee Doyle level-fanatic 1/18/2010 4:48:56 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Nikki!! #8307848

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-fanatic 1/18/2010 4:58:56 PM

WTG on this cool finalist, Nikki!!! :-) k #8307939

Ellen Hodges level-fanatic 1/18/2010 5:01:54 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist, Nikki! Best luck!!! #8307953

Thomas E. Hinds level-fanatic 1/18/2010 5:15:37 PM

Fantastic Finalist, Nikki! #8308052

Debra R. Harder level-fanatic 1/18/2010 5:20:12 PM

Fantastic image, Nikki!! Congratulations on another outstanding finalist!! Deb #8308090

Tammy M. Anderson level-fanatic 1/18/2010 5:23:15 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Nikki. #8308112

Leslie McLain level-fanatic 1/18/2010 5:49:58 PM

Congrats on your terrific finalist, Nikki. #8308345

Dianna Murphy level-fanatic 1/18/2010 6:04:22 PM

Super comp, clarity and color. Congratulations Nikki! #8308487

Monnie Ryan level-fanatic 1/18/2010 6:31:29 PM

Congratulations, Nikki!!! #8308741

Patrick Rouzes level-fanatic 1/18/2010 6:47:11 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, Nikki! WTG, my friend! #8308936

Sabrina Ryan level-fanatic 1/18/2010 7:09:08 PM

Congratulations on this Wonderful Finalist photo, Nikki! #8309150

Sherran Andersen level-fanatic 1/18/2010 8:44:59 PM

Congrats! #8309590

Usman M. Bajwa level-fanatic 1/18/2010 11:22:23 PM

Glad to see this again, Nikki. CONGRATZ on the Finalist Award!

UB. #8310047

Cindy Bendush level-fanatic 1/19/2010 12:19:56 AM

Fabulous line and color Niki! Big congrats on both of your terrific finalists! #8310196

Aimee S. McMaster level-fanatic 1/19/2010 4:45:51 AM

...Congratulations on this Wonderful Finalist Nikki.... #8310861

Karen Celella level-fanatic 1/19/2010 5:21:51 AM

Congratulations on your terrific finalist Nikki. #8311007

Jessica Jenney level-fanatic 1/19/2010 6:03:55 AM

Congratulations, Nikki on your terrific finalist! #8311174

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-fanatic 1/19/2010 7:11:16 AM

Wooo hoooo!

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Nikki!

Hope we see it again!

jo ann c. #8311427

Mitch Spence level-fanatic 1/19/2010 9:40:34 AM

Persistence pays off for a shot you believe in! WTG, Nikki. #8311903

Claudine Grove level-fanatic 1/19/2010 10:54:20 AM

Congrats! #8312085

Susan Fox level-fanatic 1/19/2010 1:43:47 PM

Congratulations #8312538

Sam Britt level-fanatic 1/19/2010 5:46:32 PM

Congratulations on this finalist, Nikki! #8313318

Susie Peek-Swint level-fanatic 1/20/2010 4:00:29 AM

Wonderful capture Nikki .. I love the white doves against the blue sky ~ many congrats on your finalist! #8314936

Katarina Mansson level-fanatic 1/20/2010 7:58:35 AM

Yeah - my Dec fav! Congratulations Nikki! #8315630

Susan M. Campbell level-fanatic 1/24/2010 8:19:50 AM

I can see why you like this silo. The simple element of design is great. Having the birds along with it is icing on the cake. Congrats Nikki!! #8325880

Bobby Ray Goodman level-fanatic 1/24/2010 4:05:02 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Nikki!!!! #8326770

Nancyj Hovey level-fanatic 7/12/2010 2:35:42 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8751825

Leslie McLain level-fanatic 7/12/2010 2:47:02 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist, Nikki. #8751991

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-fanatic 7/12/2010 4:18:17 PM

BIG BIF congrats Nikki on you finalist.
JP #8752960

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-fanatic 7/12/2010 4:18:29 PM

BIG BIG congrats Nikki on you finalist.
JP #8752964

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) level-fanatic 7/12/2010 5:20:52 PM

Congratulations on another great finalist Nikki :-) #8753670

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-fanatic 7/12/2010 5:45:34 PM

WTG on your fantastic June finalists, Nikki! :-) k #8753907

Patrick Rouzes level-fanatic 7/12/2010 6:08:59 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist, Nikki! WTG! #8754146

Christopher J. Budny level-fanatic 7/12/2010 6:38:47 PM

Congratulations once more, Nikki! The white of the birds is just perfect! #8754400

Thomas E. Hinds level-fanatic 7/12/2010 7:04:00 PM

Twice a Finalist, Nikki! I'm so glad to see it again as I really thought this was amazing the first time I saw it. Maybe a Winner this time! #8754601

Susan M. Campbell level-fanatic 7/12/2010 7:56:13 PM

Way to go! Good luck in the next round. #8754964

Carol Teal level-fanatic 7/12/2010 9:09:15 PM

I missed it the first time around Nikki, so I am glad I saw it this time! Great capture and congrats on your double finalist! #8755331

Sherran Andersen level-fanatic 7/12/2010 9:54:48 PM

Congrats. #8755571

Patricia A. Coblentz level-fanatic 7/12/2010 11:07:43 PM

I am hoping to see this in the next round, Nikki...congratulations on your finalist! #8755719

R. J. Laudenbacher level-fanatic 7/13/2010 4:35:38 AM

WTG Nikki. A big congratulations to you on all of your well deserving finalist. Great job and best of luck to you in the next round. #8756334

BILL BRELSFORD level-fanatic 7/13/2010 7:00:08 AM

GRAT SHOT NIKKI !! #8757095

Aimee S. McMaster level-fanatic 7/13/2010 7:58:43 AM

...congratulations again Nikki... #8757428

Stefania Barbier level-fanatic 7/13/2010 8:07:58 AM

spectacular, congratulations! #8757490

Daniel Ruf level-fanatic 7/13/2010 8:43:09 AM

Congrats on this finalist, Nikki. What a great design and subject. #8757643

Rona L. Schwarz level-fanatic 7/13/2010 9:02:01 AM

I also missed this the first time around...this is my favorite though! I love the strong graphic elements and clean simple lines juxtaposed with the doves - it's striking! Congratulations on this outstanding finalist - and your persistence! #8757720

Kay Beausoleil level-fanatic 7/13/2010 10:05:21 AM

Congratulstions on your finalist, Nikki -- I love the colour contrast in this image! #8758005

Mitch Spence level-fanatic 7/13/2010 10:16:44 AM

Well that button appropriately came home to roost again. :) #8758045

Pat and Graham Robards level-fanatic 7/13/2010 10:53:12 AM

I though I had seen this one before, nic mistake your husband made lol. !Pat #8758194

Lydia Williams level-fanatic 7/13/2010 3:57:49 PM

Great Image, Nikki! :) Congratulations #8759321

Merna L. Nobile level-fanatic 7/14/2010 10:09:19 PM

! Congratulations on your Finalist Award for June, 2010. Merna #8764395

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Finalist
I have entered shots of this silo in the children's petting area of the Omaha Doorly Zoo before. I just love the simplicity of the patterns and lines of the structure with the natural forms of the doves -- and the colors can't be beat :)
Here are two versions of a previous entry -- color and black and white.
Warm Winter Day, B&W
Warm Winter Day
Already a finalist, this was resubmitted June 13, 2010 by mistake -- I meant to try Warm Winter Day again.
Category: Catch-All

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 4294.67, ExposureTime: 4000/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100,100, FocalLength: 110.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A350

Uploaded on 12/28/2009 6:11:27 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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