David

Mary K. Robison June 11, 2015

Welcome back, Teresa!
This beautiful closeup looks wonderful in b&w, and the lighting is superb. Excellent way to start off your series of photos from your vacation. Hope you put this in the Monthly Theme category! #1620665

Ed Lauderdale level-classic June 11, 2015

I'm with Mary here Teresa!! Beautiful work!!! #11316404

Tiia Vissak June 11, 2015

a cool capture! #11316522

John Connolly June 11, 2015

A superb capture of this old masterpiece Teresa! Welcome home! #11316609

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe June 11, 2015

Super beautiful capture, Teresa! So glad that you got to see this beautiful artwork. Just fantastic! #11316680

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe June 12, 2015

Thank you Mary, Ed, Tiia, John and Ellen #11316903

Karen Bacon June 13, 2015

Looks like you had a wonderful trip! I am so jealous! A fantastic capture,Teresa! #11317407

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe June 13, 2015

Thank you Karen #11317480

Karen E. Gold level-deluxe July 22, 2015

Congratulations on your Finalist Teresa, now on to the next round. #11335087

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 22, 2015

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Teresa. #11335128

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 22, 2015

Compelling capture, Teresa! Congrats on your excellent finalist! #11335169

Carol L. Fowler July 22, 2015 1

Wonderful Finalist! Congrats! #11335217

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 22, 2015

Congrats on a terrific finalist, Teresa. #11335218

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe July 22, 2015

The most beautiful presentation of this Michelangelo's masterpiece, Teresa! Huge congrats and best of luck! #11335222

Cindy Bendush level-classic July 22, 2015

Congratulations on your finalist! #11335257

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 22, 2015

Huge congrats and VERY best luck with this beauty, Teresa!! #11335295

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 22, 2015

Teresa, it looks like you timed your visit perfectly to capture David! Marvelous close up with great tones and contrasts! Congrats on your finalist! #11335307

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic July 22, 2015

Congrats on your finalist. Sorry I have not commented lately. Been super busy.... #11335322

Peggy Pfister level-classic July 22, 2015

Awesome image, Teresa! Congrats on your finalist! #11335337

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 22, 2015

Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Teresa. #11335359

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 23, 2015

Big Congrats on your well-deserved Gold Medal, Teresa. #11335435

Mary K. Robison July 23, 2015

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned First Place Gold Winner, Teresa!
So happy for you! #11335450

Ed Lauderdale level-classic July 23, 2015

Congratulations on your 1st!! #11335554

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 23, 2015

Fantastic. Congratulations on your win, Teresa! #11335573

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 23, 2015

Big congrats on your outstanding First Place Win Teresa! #11335664

Val Feldman level-deluxe July 23, 2015

This excellent capture sure is a Win/Win situation for you - Your dream come true seeing this iconic piece of art up close and personal and then capturing a well-deserved, beautifully captured First Place Gold! Warmest congratulations! #11335856

John Connolly July 23, 2015

Congratulations on your gold win, Teresa! Great work! #11335936

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe July 23, 2015

How could it not win?! Superb work! Huge congratulations on your Gold Win, Teresa! #11335941

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic July 23, 2015

Yeah! Gold!! congrats #11335944

Ann Lyssenko level-addict July 23, 2015

You have brought forth the intimacy of the gaze in this gorgeous sculpture Teresa! Congratulations on being a winner! Ann #11335949

Lindley Johnson level-classic July 23, 2015

Huge congratulations on your fantastic First Place Win, Teresa. Awesome light, POV, and composition. #11335955

Peggy Pfister level-classic July 23, 2015

Congrats on the First Place gold, Teresa! Well done!!! #11336013

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe July 23, 2015

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Teresa!! #11336103

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 23, 2015

Not surprised on this 1st place win Teresa! :-) Congrats! #11336131

Terry Cervi level-classic July 23, 2015

Fantastic work, Teresa!! Congrats on your stunning win! #11336218

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe July 24, 2015

Thank you Karen, Tammy, Deborah, Carol, Leslie, Natasha, Cindy, Ellen, Joannie, Linda, Peggy, Patrick, Mary, Ed, Bojan, Jo Ann, Val, John, Natasha, Linda, Ann, Lindley, Peggy, Ellen, Joannie and Terry #11336358

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 24, 2015

Huge congrats on your First Place Win, Teresa, for this compelling capture of David! #11336385

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe July 24, 2015

Thank you Deborah #11336448

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 24, 2015

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Teresa. #11336453

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe July 24, 2015

Thank you Leslie #11336458

Katherine Kuhn level-classic July 24, 2015

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Teresa! Well-deserved 1st place! #11336623

Nadia Paul July 24, 2015

Congrats on your wonderful first place winner Teresa - so beautiful! #11336836

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic July 25, 2015

Huge congratulations on your super Winner,Teresa!! #11336971

Mitch Spence level-classic July 25, 2015

A great experience for you and for us in viewing this strong, dramatic close-up. Congratulations on the gold, Teresa. #11337000

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe July 25, 2015

Thank you Katherine, Nadia, Ujjwal and Mitch #11337339

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 28, 2015

CONGRATZ on the First Place Gold! #11338543

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe July 28, 2015

Thank you Usman #11338718

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic July 29, 2015

Huge congratulations on this formidable first place winner, Teresa. #11339088

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe July 29, 2015

Thank you Kiki #11339142

Carol Flisak level-addict August 06, 2015

Beautiful image, Teresa... wonderful light and tones! Congratulations on your well-deserved First Place Winner, Teresa! #11342094

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe August 07, 2015

Thank you Carol #11342524

Karen Bacon August 24, 2015

Congratulations on a very well deserved first place winner,Teresa! It's a wonderful feeling,beyond words when our dreams come true! #11350009

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe August 26, 2015

Thank you so very much Karen #11350857

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Cat: MT
It has been a lifelong dream of mine to get to Italy and see Michelangelo's works. By far, the biggest highlight of my trip was seeing Michelangelo's David, and this is the first year they have allowed viewers to photograph him (no flash allowed). If ever you are in Florence, it is so worth the wait to see him!

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 2500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 179.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Uploaded on June 10, 2015
Entered into contest on 2015-06-11 12:18:36

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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