The Eleventh Hour

© R. J. Laudenbacher

The Eleventh Hour

Maxine C. Schnitzer 3/7/2010 5:24:05 AM

I love this image! The composition is great and the lighting and the mood are fabulous. Love it!!!! #1245906

Amy M. Wilson 3/7/2010 5:55:08 AM

Fabulous capture and presentation, Becky... love the comp, tones, lighting and feel of this! #8437365

Maria A. Gonzalez 3/7/2010 6:23:58 AM

Beautiful mood,lighting and the subject selection is perfect to create this incredible image...The lighting really makes this picture..Very well presented,R.J. #8437437

Karen Celella 3/7/2010 1:08:56 PM

Wonderful mood created by the beautiful light, tones and textures Becky. #8437946

Michelle Alton 3/7/2010 3:21:57 PM

Extremely nicely done. Love the golden tones. #8438177

Claudia Kuhn 3/7/2010 4:37:43 PM

Wonderful still life, beautiful lighting and tones. #8438308

Terry Cervi 3/7/2010 8:40:41 PM

The texture you've added to this stunning image raises it to yet another level Becky. Amazing how the light has created a cross-like shadow over the Bible. #8438593

R. J. Laudenbacher 3/10/2010 4:13:04 AM

Thank you so much Maxine, Amy, Maria, Karen, Michelle, Claudia and Terry. I really appreciate your comments #8444690

Terry Cervi 4/18/2010 5:29:43 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist Doris!! I know this one is special to you and I hope it goes all the way! #8543953

Sherran Andersen 4/18/2010 9:45:59 PM

Congrats. #8546253

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 4/19/2010 6:02:52 AM

Big congrats RJ on all your finalists. WTG and best of luck.
JP #8548076

Karen Celella 4/19/2010 6:33:07 AM

Congratulations on your spectacular finalist Becky. I hope we see it with the gold! #8548336

Amanda D. Austwick 4/19/2010 7:19:31 AM

Congratulations on this well deserving Finalist. I love the mood and lighting. This one should go higher! #8548626

Amy M. Wilson 4/19/2010 8:14:59 AM

Huge congratulations on an absolutely OUTSTANDING Finalist... way to go, Becky!!! #8548988

Carol Eade 4/19/2010 10:36:05 AM

Ditto...an outstanding finalist, and congratulations! #8549825

Patricia Seidler 4/19/2010 11:02:49 AM

Congratulations Becky! #8549982

Rona L. Schwarz 4/19/2010 3:12:17 PM

Congratulations Becky on another wonderful Finalist! Great lighting, texture and tones. Superb presentation! #8551204

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 4/19/2010 4:09:34 PM

Great still life! #8551481

Dawn M. Schneider 4/19/2010 5:35:53 PM

congrats
Congratulations comments and graphics
wonderful image, congrats!! #8551797

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/19/2010 8:52:13 PM

Beautiful capture and Finalist, Becky! Congratulations! #8552646

Carol L. Fowler 4/20/2010 12:50:05 PM

Congrats on your Finalists! #8554794

Carol L. Fowler 4/20/2010 4:14:35 PM

Congrats on the WIN! #8555410

Gerri R. Jones 4/20/2010 4:22:36 PM

Beautifully crafted image Becky! Congratulations on your winning image! #8555457

Freddy Bland 4/20/2010 4:32:21 PM

Fabulous composition and work on this beauty of an image, Melissa!! Congratulations to you!!!!! #8555533

Anita Hogue 4/20/2010 5:01:53 PM

WOW, so very stunning, Becky! Congratulations! #8555679

Amy M. Wilson 4/20/2010 6:18:01 PM

Huge congratulations on your excellent win, Becky... so well done and deserved!!! #8556075

Terry Cervi 4/20/2010 6:34:38 PM

Oh, Becky!! I'm so proud of you! Congratulations on your stunning win!!! It's well deserved! #8556131

Valentin M. Armianu 4/20/2010 8:29:33 PM

Congratulations, Becky, well deserved! #8556447

Ruth Grimm 4/20/2010 8:41:27 PM

This is a GORGEOUS image, Becky! So, so, soooo well done! Congrats on the win! #8556484

Karen Celella 4/21/2010 4:43:12 AM

I am so thrilled to see this in the winners circle Becky! Huge Congratulations on your outstanding still life. Everything about it is gorgeous. Make that celebration a double!! #8557435

R. J. Laudenbacher 4/21/2010 4:43:37 AM

Thank you all so very much. I am still pinching myself as I can't believe it. All of your amazing comments are so much appreciated I can not express it.
Receiving this award on this shot is so special to me as it does have a special place in my heart. This believe it or not was not a staged shot but just happened as I was shooting something else entirely different. I was taken back when the scene unfolded before my eyes as the Cross flowing across the Bible was actually the shadow from our cross bars in our windows as the sun was rising and the pocket watch just happened to be on the Eleventh Hour. #8557438

Rona L. Schwarz 4/21/2010 8:56:18 AM

Wow how serendipitous! But only someone with your skills could turn this into a masterpiece, Becky! Hearty congratulations for such an outstanding Gold Winner, Becky! :) #8558228

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 4/21/2010 10:27:11 AM

Another amazing win. WTG Becky - Big congrats.
JP #8558664

Debra R. Harder 4/21/2010 11:11:09 AM

This is such a beautiful image, Becky! Love, love, love this! Congratulations on your gorgeous GOLD WINNER!! Deb #8558787

Usman M. Bajwa 4/21/2010 11:16:53 AM

CONGRATZ. on your stunning capture and Second Place Gold Win. WTG!!!

UB. #8558811

David M. Montero 4/21/2010 2:33:13 PM

Great still life R.J. Congratulations! Well deserved. #8559354

Carol Eade 4/21/2010 7:27:57 PM

Another congratulations, RJ, so beautifully done! #8560118

Jean Lechleiter 4/21/2010 8:17:55 PM

What a wonderful capture, Becky. BIG CONGRATULATIONS on such a well deserved Winner! #8560199

Lynn Sapadin 4/21/2010 8:20:08 PM

Congratulations

This is such a stunning image

Lynn #8560202

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 4/22/2010 6:33:07 AM

Congrats big time on such a super win.....WTG Bec #8561283

R. J. Laudenbacher 4/23/2010 4:31:35 AM

Thank you so much Rona, JP, Debra, Usman, Dave, Carol, Jean, Lynn, and Kim. I appreciate all of your comments very much #8563761

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/23/2010 11:37:06 AM

Big Congratulations, Becky! #8564699

Anne McKinnell 4/24/2010 9:07:50 AM

Congratulations again, a beautiful still life! #8566614

Lois J. Adomite 4/24/2010 2:16:12 PM

congratulations, lovely still life, amazing lighting, great job. #8566999

Bill currier 7/3/2010 2:01:49 PM

RJ this is fabulous! I love the shadow of the cross. He is the Great Shepherd. Very well done. Inspiring! #8732396

Danny B. Head 8/22/2010 4:52:18 AM

Becky, I was just thumbing through your gallery and saw this..... gave me chills! I think a 2nd place award is far below what this deserves! #8854245

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f/16, 1/200 sec., ISO-200, 130mm focal length, 18-250mm lens. Natural light. Texture added in PS


Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 130.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on 3/7/2010 5:19:30 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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