Huge Congrats to all the Fantastic Winners!!!

Uploaded: October 30, 2012 20:13:07


Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago! Hope everyone is doing okay with these very rough storms!!

Exif: F Number: 7, ExposureTime: 518735/100000 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Carolyn McIntosh October 30, 2012

WOW . . .. another amazing photo from you. Just gorgeous!!! #1495496

Guy D. Biechele level-classic October 30, 2012

Striking image! Wonderful POV and depth. #10396430

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic October 31, 2012

Your church captures are so impressive and inspirational Ellen. Love the tones, sharp details and perfect symmetry here. Every image is special. Very well done. #10396564

Tiia Vissak October 31, 2012

very beautiful! #10396591

Maria Warren level-classic October 31, 2012

wooow soooo beautiful Ellen great work #10396618

Colette M. Metcalf October 31, 2012

Beautiful as always, Ellen!!! #10396687

Douglas Pignet October 31, 2012

very kewl capture #10396735

Leslie McLain level-classic October 31, 2012

Beautiful capture, Ellen. #10396846

Connie J. Bagot October 31, 2012

Beautiful capture of this lovely church---perfect exposure and wonderful color and detail. I especially love the lovely glow in the warm tones! #10397043

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 31, 2012

Outstanding dof, clarity, light and tones, Perfect! #10397100

Lindley Johnson level-classic October 31, 2012

Perfect symmetry and lovely warm tones in this wonderful image, Ellen. #10397113

Carol Flisak level-classic October 31, 2012

Wonderful image, Ellen... love the pov, clarity and tones! #10397149

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 31, 2012

SO BEAUTIFUL Ellen, you have it mastered with these challenging lighting images, VERY well done!! <>< #10397296

Nina Shields October 31, 2012

Ellen, this is exquisite; great use of lighting in this perfectly composed image! #10397443

David Phalen October 31, 2012

Stunning!! #10397597

Robert R. Goodman October 31, 2012

Hi Ellen,beautiful capture.Wonderful lighting and color!!!!! #10397740

Rona L. Schwarz October 31, 2012

A superb interior capture of this beautiful cathedral, Ellen! Love the golden tones, the symmetrical composition, and clarity and detail. As always, your architectural images are first-rate! #10398410

Avril Young November 01, 2012

heavens would love to walk inside there..stunning capture, light and colour! #10398517

Emile Abbott level-classic November 01, 2012

Very balanced composition with great sense of depth and fabulous tones. Nice work Ellen. #10399496

Ann Lyssenko level-classic November 02, 2012

LOve the way that HDR pulls out the design of the floor leading the viewer into the heart of the image. Ann #10401540

frank w. degenhardt November 29, 2012

Annie and I want to Congratulate you on this beautiful Finalist my friend. #10439030

Kathy Salerni level-classic November 29, 2012

Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist, Ellen! #10439117

Guy D. Biechele level-classic November 29, 2012

Congrats on your Finalist, Ellen! Best of luck. #10439161

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic November 29, 2012

What a beauty. Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist, Ellen! #10439206

Ann Coates level-classic November 29, 2012

Stunning Ellen, congratulations on your finalist. #10439467

Stefania Barbier level-classic November 29, 2012

congratulations for your beautiful finalist! #10439503

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 30, 2012

Beautiful finalist, Congrats, Ellen. #10439702

Robert R. Goodman November 30, 2012

Hi Ellen,Big Congratulations my friend on this beautiful finalist!!!! #10440065

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe November 30, 2012

Another stunning Finalist Ellen! #10440134

Connie J. Bagot November 30, 2012

Congratulations Ellen---four times over! Beautiful finalists every one! #10440163

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 30, 2012

Congratulations, Ellen, on this stunning finalist!

Debby #10440243

Mary K. Robison November 30, 2012

Fantastic light and colors in this marvelous capture, Ellen!
CONGRATULATIONS on its making Finalist, and best of luck in the next round! #10440411

Lindley Johnson level-classic November 30, 2012

Another gorgeous finalist! Congratulations, Ellen. #10440560

Phyllis H. Burchett November 30, 2012

Congrats on this beautiful finalist Ellen! #10440754

Carol Flisak level-classic November 30, 2012

Congrats on another beautiful finalist, Ellen! #10440790

Ann Lyssenko level-classic November 30, 2012

Love the low perspective in your images Ellen, this wonderful finalist as well. Ann #10440804

Debra R. Harder November 30, 2012

Perfect symmetry, perfect details, perfect exposure...perfect everything! Huge congratulations, Ellen, on your BEAUTIFUL finalist! #10441166

Emile Abbott level-classic November 30, 2012

Congratulation on wonderful finalist, Ellen #10441172

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic November 30, 2012

Love everything about this, Ellen. Huge congrats on this outstanding finalist. #10441711

Nancy L. Green level-classic November 30, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS Ellen on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <>< #10441803

Marijana Fajgl November 30, 2012

Big congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Bojan! #10441849

Tammy Espino November 30, 2012

Congrats on your beautiful finalist!:) #10442474

Joannie Bertucci level-classic November 30, 2012

Wow Ellen, it doesn't get any more gorgeous than this! Congrats on your "gorgeous" finalist! :-) #10444073

Rona L. Schwarz December 02, 2012

Huge congrats on another wonderful Finalist, Ellen! #10447738

Merna L. Nobile December 08, 2012

To my photo friend:
Look back with pride,
Look forward with excitement,
Enjoy the success of the day.
CONGRATULATIONS! Merna #10455949

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