Changing States

Uploaded: January 30, 2009 19:01:41


For the PG101 "Fluid" Theme

Comments welcome and appreciated!

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 330.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Judy V. Kennamer level-classic January 30, 2009

Beautiful Mike! Marvelous colors and light - and I love the melting drops!!! #1076069

Ron McEwan January 30, 2009

Excellent capture Mike, well done for sure. #7108153

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 30, 2009

IMPRESSIVE Mike, great details and light. An awesome theme entry!!! HTD! #7108272

Les Rhoades level-classic January 30, 2009

Darn! why didn't I think of this shot? Nice theme entry Mike. HTD! #7108447

Katarina Mansson January 31, 2009

Very nicely made with the lines, DOF, color and patterns. Perfect for the theme too. HTD! #7108504

Susie Peek-Swint January 31, 2009

Terrific idea and title Mike ~ great detail and bg colour ~ HTD! #7108659

Lynne Morris level-classic January 31, 2009

This is fabulous Mike, great colours and details. #7108671

Brett Dolsen January 31, 2009

Wonderfull colour and detail Mike!!Brett #7108681

Leslie McLain level-deluxe January 31, 2009

Fantastic image, great color and detail. #7108778

Joy Rector January 31, 2009

beautiful #7108880

Michael Umbreit January 31, 2009

Thanks so much for the comments! I think icicles must fascinate me because I have several shots of them. Although most of them are not very good. It takes some special light to make them glisten. :-) Mike #7109173

Mitch Spence level-classic January 31, 2009

Great detail, Mike, along with that beautiful "winter blue" light. #7109763

Susana Ms Heide January 31, 2009

The sharpness, the vivid color and the transparency are exceptional!! Well done, Mike! #7110012

Eivor Kuchta January 31, 2009

Fascinating! Well done, Mike! #7110684

Michael Umbreit January 31, 2009

Mitch/Susana/Eivor - Thanks!!! - Mike #7111630

Lauren P. Krajenta February 01, 2009

Fantastic shot! Great clarity, colors! I tried the same shot last week (on one of our few ice days), however, my shots did not turn out as beautiful as yours! #7115975

Michael Umbreit February 02, 2009

Lauren - Thanks! I took several shots to get one good one! :-) Mike #7119715

Scott A. McDaniel February 23, 2009

Awesome job Mike. Congrats. Icicles are soooo much harder to shoot than it looks. Nice work. #7198131

Tiia Vissak February 23, 2009

Congratulations again! #7198200

Vladan D. Djordjevic February 23, 2009

Huge congratulations on your superb finalist! #7198499

Karen Engelbreth February 23, 2009



Christian Rosito February 23, 2009

Congratulations Mike!! #7198791

Vicki L. Filippin February 23, 2009

Congrats, Mike....this shouldn't be the last time we see it, either. #7198987

Jeana Clark February 23, 2009

Again....Congratulations Mike!!!!
awesome Finalist!!!!
Best of Luck in the Next Round!!!!

~J~ #7199048

Summer A. Kozisek February 23, 2009

Fantastic capture Mike, congrats on your finalist!! #7199123

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 23, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Mike! #7200298

Eivor Kuchta February 23, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Mike! #7200337

Colette M. Metcalf February 23, 2009

Congratulations!!!! #7200427

Susan Fox February 23, 2009

Congratulations! #7200910

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Congratulations for your marvelous finalist, WTG!

ccc #7201287

Michelle L. Frick February 23, 2009

Beautiful finalist Mike! Congratulations! #7201598

Kerry Hill February 23, 2009

Huge congratulations Mike!!! #7201793

Renee Doyle level-classic February 23, 2009

Big congratulations to you Mike!! #7202026

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton February 23, 2009

Congratulations Mike, on this beautiful finalist!! #7202074

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 23, 2009

Congratulations on all your beautiful Finalists, Mike! #7203395

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 23, 2009

Awesome capture. Huge Congrats on this lovely Finalist, Mike.

Usman. #7203473

Laura L. Gonzales February 23, 2009

Congratulations Mike!! Good luck! Laura #7203528

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe February 23, 2009

This is a terrific shot!! Congratulations on your finalist! #7203709

Jennifer L. Alder February 23, 2009

Huge congrats, Mike, on this wonderful finalist image :) #7203751

Leslie McLain level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Mike, congrats on your wonderful finalist. #7203907

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe February 23, 2009

Congratulations on your great Finalist, Mike! #7203998

Kara L. Hendricks February 23, 2009

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7204082

frank w. degenhardt level-classic February 23, 2009

Mike- Stunning work my friend. Congratulations on the Finalist. I am so happy for you and wish you the best in bring home the gold. #7204865

ROLAN NARMAN February 23, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Mike! #7204899

Michael Umbreit February 24, 2009

Wow!! Thanks so much for the very numerous and kind comments! I have to once again apologize for my tardiness, I haven't even gone through the list of finalists yet. I am sure that I am missing so many beautiful and creative loss...but I hope to catch up soon. Thanks again!! - Mike #7206793

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 24, 2009

Outstanding job Mike; congrats!! Jeff #7207086

Sam Britt February 24, 2009

Congratulations Mike!! #7207229

Derek D. Dafoe February 24, 2009

Great Finalist!! Congratulations!! #7207548

Laurie Daily level-deluxe February 24, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, the blues and detail!


Corinne M. Thompson February 24, 2009

Thisis an excellent capture mike! Congrats on your Finalist! #7210619

Michael Umbreit February 24, 2009

Jeff/Sam/Derek/Laurie/Corinne - Thanks to all of you!! - Mike #7210659

Lorna Shutter February 24, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this cool Finalist, Mike!!!!! Photobucket #7210762

Michael Umbreit February 24, 2009

Lorna - Thanks again! - Mike #7211375

M.Christine Duncan February 27, 2009

Congrats Mike... a beautiful, crystal like quality captured! Bravo on this finalist!!! #7221912

Marcel J. Fernandez February 27, 2009

Congratulations Mike on a splendid Finalist. #7222508

Michael Umbreit February 28, 2009

Christine and Marcel - Thanks so much!! - Mike #7227204

Vicki Tillard level-deluxe March 01, 2009

Congratulation Mike. Beautiful. What IS "PG101"??? #7230787

Michael Umbreit March 02, 2009

Vicki - Thanks! "PG101" stands for "Photo Group 101" and it is a Yahoo discussion group made up of photographers. - Mike #7232289

Kathy L. Clark March 18, 2009

Another big congrat to you Mike. Excellent image. #7301259

Michael Umbreit March 20, 2009

Kathy - Thank You! - Mike #7309091

Steven P. Sturgill January 05, 2011

Mike...I live in the Chicago Market and saw this photo on one of the Evening Weather Reports! Well done! I love you work! #9144931

Michael Umbreit January 06, 2011

Steven - Thanks! This isn't the icicle shot that was recently shown on NBC but it is very similar. I do show the recent one in the beginning of my gallery. Thanks for stopping by and I took a look at your gallery...Very Nice!! - Mike #9147073

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