© Debbie E. Payne

~*~OVALS UPON OVALS~*~     ACBP - Design

Marisol Pastor level-classic 9/6/2009 11:07:58 AM

Love the comp, frame and pov on this one Debbie ... and the way the ovals overlap each other. #1177186

Debbie E. Payne level-classic 9/6/2009 1:01:49 PM

I was thinking about you when I was working on this! I thought it was something that you might have been able to see. #7920259

Marisol Pastor level-classic 9/6/2009 2:38:22 PM

I'm flattered Debbie! #7920437

Aimee c. Eisaman 9/23/2009 6:21:34 PM

Such beautiful design and you composed it so well! Congrats on your EP! :~) #7977269

Debbie E. Payne level-classic 9/23/2009 6:26:31 PM

Thank you, Aimee. Such a lovely capitol building. Unique in its own way. #7977301

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) level-classic 9/24/2009 3:52:23 AM

Just beautiful Debbie. #7978524

Debbie E. Payne level-classic 9/29/2009 9:05:01 AM

Thank you, Kim. Whenver I see your signature picture, I wish I knew how to take pictures of the moon. We saw an amazing one on the way home from Denver a couple of weekends ago and it was huge and perfectly round and bright orange. I MUST learn to more about night-time photography. #7994565

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) level-classic 9/29/2009 2:47:30 PM

Thank you Debbie.....I did take that moon pic, it was after alot of bush fires we had where the smoke just hung around a while and made the moon as you see it on my icon pic. You need a zoom lens to take the moon....they are not as hard as you think they are to take.... #7995360

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 12/3/2009 12:22:13 AM

Nicely seen Debbie, congratulations on your POTD!!! #8186963

Katarina Mansson level-classic 12/3/2009 12:31:29 AM

Great detail, composition, tones and light. Congratulations on your POTD Debbie! #8186979

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 12/3/2009 12:33:59 AM

A big congrats on your wonderful POTD, Debbie... #8186981

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 12/3/2009 1:00:04 AM

Lovely framing, great details and right light makes this one beautiful capture, Debbie! CONGRATZ on the POTD Award!

UB. #8186997

Pat and Graham Robards level-classic 12/3/2009 1:05:34 AM

oh heavenly! Congratulations Debbie, what an honour on your PODT. ~Pat #8187005

ronda chatelle 12/3/2009 1:47:05 AM

An instant favorite for me Debbie! Congratulations! #8187030

Susie Peek-Swint 12/3/2009 1:49:33 AM

Great lines and design Debbie ~ many congrats on POTD! #8187031

Esther R. Tinz 12/3/2009 2:08:48 AM

What a great eye you have for catching details. Congrats on the POTD! #8187035

Karol Grace level-classic 12/3/2009 2:46:37 AM

How nice to see your photo as a POTD this morning! #8187065

Aimee c. Eisaman level-classic 12/3/2009 4:04:11 AM

Whooohoooo what a wonderful thing to wake up to my first day with internet at our new place! I love seeing a friends name with an award attached! Congrats on your POTD Debbie....sooooo well deserved! :~) #8187268

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) level-classic 12/3/2009 4:04:29 AM

Huge congrats on POTD Debbie....WTG #8187270

Joy Rector level-classic 12/3/2009 4:06:04 AM

congrats on the POTD #8187276

Lori Carlson level-classic 12/3/2009 4:11:00 AM

This is heavenly texture overload, Debbie and I love it!!! Fantastic eye!! Fantastic shooting!! Big congrats to you!!! =) #8187283

Joan E. Hoffman level-classic 12/3/2009 4:12:33 AM

Fantastic Debbie! I am so excited you'd think it had my name on it LOL!!! Huge congrats on this wonderful POTD!! #8187288

Rony Sagy level-classic 12/3/2009 4:12:38 AM

Congrats on POTD, Debbie. This is an amazingly beautiful image, well composed and nicly presented. #8187289

Karen E. Baumann level-classic 12/3/2009 4:17:33 AM

A huge congrats on this lovely POTD! Love the POV and the details! Nicely seen and presented. #8187300

Cathy Barrows 12/3/2009 4:19:12 AM

congrats on your POTD...fantastic comp to make this image very eye appealing #8187305

Leslie McLain level-classic 12/3/2009 4:31:21 AM

Congrats on a fantastic POTD. #8187323

Robert Mann level-classic 12/3/2009 4:33:46 AM

GREAT composition! Congrats on your POTD! #8187329

Christine R. Lobsinger level-classic 12/3/2009 5:07:24 AM



Kathy Wesserling level-classic 12/3/2009 5:14:53 AM

This one could keep you entertained for quite some time - what a treasure of things to look at. Wonderful shot. #8187408

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 12/3/2009 5:19:50 AM

Fannnnntastic Debbie! It "pays to look up, down and all around",, hope we see this again!


jo ann c. #8187426

Sheri Camarda level-classic 12/3/2009 6:02:16 AM

This is beautiful! And the way you captured it is awesome! Congratulations! #8187588

Debbra L. Bailey level-classic 12/3/2009 6:30:18 AM

Congrats on this awesome POTD! #8187706

Melissa Papaj 12/3/2009 6:36:10 AM

Such a beautiful shot and very well deserved POTD! I love the Utah State Capitol building and your POV is AWESOME! #8187719

Pamela L. Moore 12/3/2009 7:24:06 AM

Well deserved POTD! Very nice POV - keeps the eye moving to take it all in. Congrats Debbie!! #8187802

Debra R. Harder level-classic 12/3/2009 8:09:51 AM

Congratulations, Debbie, on your AWESOME POTD!! This is FABULOUS!!! Deb #8187887

Terri Beloit 12/3/2009 8:11:33 AM

Hello, Debbie! WAY TO GO with a POTD for this photo...well deserving...very cool will all the elements of design. Hope you are doing well!! #8187892

Lisa B. North level-classic 12/3/2009 8:42:34 AM

Wow! What an eye-catcher! There's so much beautiful detail! Lisa #8187933

Janice Mezzacappa level-classic 12/3/2009 8:47:15 AM

Beautiful architecture capture Debbie love all the patterns and designs, WTG!!! Huge Congrats on your POTD!!! #8187948

Christie R. Bielss 12/3/2009 8:49:58 AM

Debbie - this is just gorgeous! The patterns, lines and colors are amazing! WTG!! Big Congratulations on your POTD! #8187960

Dianna Murphy level-classic 12/3/2009 9:29:38 AM

Great composition. Congrats on your POTD!!! #8188053

Leslie Carson Wolfe level-classic 12/3/2009 10:19:07 AM

Have you caught your breath yet? Congratulations! Wonderful colors, detail, and composition! Well worth the Photo of the Day! #8188195

Daniella Puente level-classic 12/3/2009 10:38:25 AM

Congrats Debbie this is an awesome capture!!! #8188236

Jodi M. Walsh level-classic 12/3/2009 10:44:32 AM

Congratulations Debbie! a great shot! #8188263

Marisol Pastor level-classic 12/3/2009 1:04:16 PM

Huge congratulations Debbie! I'm so happy for you ... and I'm also thrilled to think that I was the first to comment on this great POTD ... and that you were thinking of me when you took it! #8188577

Ellen H. Robertson level-classic 12/3/2009 1:52:08 PM

This shot is awsome!!!!!! Congrats, most well deserved!!!!! #8188646

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 12/3/2009 2:56:40 PM

Congrats Debbie on your Outstanding POTD!! Jeff #8188840

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 12/3/2009 4:54:02 PM

Debbie, great composition and a well deserved POTD.


Teresa H. Hunt level-classic 12/3/2009 4:57:52 PM

WOW!! Congrats on your POTD! It's an amazing photo. :) #8189062

Debbie E. Payne level-classic 12/3/2009 5:03:09 PM

Thank you, thank you, thank you all for making my day with your fabulous responses to my photo. I still haven't actually "seen" it on BP because for some reason I am not getting the daily POTD. I figured out something was up when I woke up, hopped onto the computer and saw "beaucoup" emails for one of my images. What a great surprise to wake up to. BP is the best and in my opinion a POTD trumps a placed winner any day! #8189072

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 12/3/2009 6:45:37 PM

Great comp and beautiful HDR. Congratulations Debbie!! #8189336

Ivan Chacon 12/3/2009 8:15:23 PM

Congrats on your POTD,beautiful image! :) #8189446

Jeff E Jensen level-classic 12/4/2009 2:43:41 AM

Congrats Debbie! #8189926

Richard D. Love level-classic 12/4/2009 6:03:00 AM

Congratulations, Debbie. Outstanding comp and elements. Well done.

Rick #8190294

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 12/5/2009 7:22:52 AM

Congratulations Debbie. Outstanding work.
JP #8192932

Irene Colling level-classic 1/25/2010 10:08:50 AM

Amazing detail here Debbie. Your point of view makes a dynamic composition.

Congratulations on an outstanding image. #8328973

Debbie E. Payne level-classic 1/25/2010 4:07:45 PM

Wow, guys - its' been a LONG time since I have visited this thread and was pleasantly surprised to see all your wonderful comments. Only my second POTD - I was so excited to get this. The Utah State capitol is a treasure trove for photographers, I can tell you that. I want to go back sometime soon. #8329709

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Actually, this image has several different components of design. I could have used it for pattern or texture as well, but the dominant element are the many ovals in the frame.
Set-up: Wide open aperture at f/5.0, ISO at 400, an exposure comp. of -0.6.7 and an ISO of 400.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/20 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 7/31/2009 6:30:39 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

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