Christopher Budny level-deluxe 7/31/2007 10:43:05 AM

What a gorgeous stairway, and a wonderful capture... love the rich golden tones! #703138

Wendy Bristol 7/31/2007 10:55:38 AM

Wow. Stunning work. #4583286

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 7/31/2007 12:04:36 PM

Thank you Wendy and Christopher, I really do appreciate your kind comments.
The Abbey is a beautiful place.
If you want to see more, you might look into my website. Thanks. #4583475

Tarun Bose 7/31/2007 1:17:45 PM

Wow! Fantastic capture with excellent colours and lighting. A winner in my opinion. Well done Christine. #4583668

Daniella Puente 7/31/2007 3:41:33 PM

Excellent composition and pov! love the light :) #4584151

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 8/1/2007 1:31:07 PM

Thank you so much for your lovely comments Daniella and Tarun.
Tarun, "a winner in your opinion "....
I wish..
I enjoyed looking at your gallery again.
Your little grandson is incredibly beautiful. #4587995

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 8/22/2007 2:32:35 PM

You'r a wonderful photographe Christine, your work is astonich! #4684670

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 8/22/2007 11:57:20 PM

Thank you, Philippe.
Welcome to BP and I wish you much fun and success. #4686332

Erin Tyler 8/27/2007 2:39:23 PM

Congrats on your Finalist! #4706293

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 8/27/2007 5:20:33 PM

I'm so glad to see this one get a Finalist; congratulations! #4707768

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 8/27/2007 5:27:48 PM

Bravo Christine !! Congrats on your Finalist. #4707834

Pranay Koka 8/27/2007 5:52:52 PM

excellent perspective! congrats #4708034

Graeme yew Chow 8/27/2007 9:14:46 PM

Wow, congratulations Chris. This is top class image. #4709736

Heather Thorsen 8/28/2007 5:39:23 AM

Congratulations Christine.
This is a wonderful picture. I love the warm colours. #4710642

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 8/28/2007 5:47:36 AM

Thanks to all of you for your kind congratulations. You make my day. #4710703

Tarun Bose 8/28/2007 5:59:47 AM

Congrats for your excellent finalist, Christine. #4710800

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 8/28/2007 6:57:49 AM

Thank you so very much, Tarun. #4711298

Debra R. Harder 8/28/2007 2:42:15 PM

This is outstanding, Christine! Congrats on your wonderful finalist! Deb #4713529

Alex T. Mizuno 8/28/2007 3:00:39 PM

Christine, this is such a wonderful image! Congratulations on this Finalist!! #4713640

Dianna Hauf 8/28/2007 5:54:00 PM

Christine, this is awesome! It reminds me of the inside of a beautiful seashell! A well deserved finalist and all the best in the next round!! #4714350

Barbara Waldoch level-deluxe 8/28/2007 9:20:21 PM

Wonderful finalist, Christine! #4715265

Jennifer L. Alder 8/29/2007 9:10:39 AM

congrats on this lovely win! #4718112

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 8/29/2007 9:13:55 AM

Yepeee!! I knew it !! Superb finalist, Cristine. Bravo !! #4718140

Les Rhoades level-deluxe 8/29/2007 9:32:33 AM

Party time!!! = Congratulations on this well deserved WINNER!
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Autum Rhoades 8/29/2007 9:35:30 AM

Congrats to you on this fantastic winner! #4718348

RC Fritz 8/29/2007 10:21:41 AM

Well deserved WINNER. Congratulations! #4718644

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 8/29/2007 10:40:31 AM

A huge congratulations on your Win! The medal matches the image very nicely! ;) #4718743

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 8/29/2007 11:31:58 AM

A dazzling First Place win, Christine! Congratulations! #4719034

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 8/29/2007 12:40:34 PM

Congratulations on your first Place winner. #4719333

Tarun Bose 8/29/2007 12:50:02 PM

Big ,big congrats for your first prize winner, Christine. #4719389

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 8/29/2007 1:00:04 PM

Big congrats on your first place win! Very cool! #4719479

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 8/29/2007 1:03:34 PM

A big thank you to all of you.
I must admit that I am totally stunned.
As Les says: Partytime.
Come all over, Champagne is in the cooler.
Let's party. #4719520

Alex T. Mizuno 8/29/2007 2:22:58 PM

Congratulations on this grand winning!! I'll join the party!! :) #4719969

Dianna Hauf 8/29/2007 4:34:38 PM

Way to go and I couldn't be any happier for such a wonderful person and her photography!! Super big hugs sent your way Christine and a heartfelt congratulations!!! ♥♥♥ Dianna #4720522

Eugenio Diaz 8/29/2007 7:09:28 PM

Congratulations Christine on your first place winner. AWESOME!
Eugenio #4721126

Graeme yew Chow 8/29/2007 8:28:55 PM

Christine, congratulations and you must be very happy bc this is first place. Thinking how it look like to have a house at the slope of Alps. One day I hope to see those photos. #4721476

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 8/29/2007 8:30:44 PM

So well deserved!! Big congratulations on your first place win, Christine!! #4721484

Heather Thorsen 8/29/2007 8:34:51 PM

I am joining in the chorus congratulating you on your superb winner Christine. #4721503

Janine Russell level-deluxe 8/29/2007 9:39:59 PM

Christine, great color, composition, DOF, lighting and point of view; big congratulations on your First Place Win! #4721681

Cora Miller level-deluxe 8/29/2007 10:36:43 PM

What gorgeous architecture! You captured it perfectly. Congratulations on your win. #4721883

Anna Diederich level-deluxe 8/30/2007 3:13:05 AM

Congratulations Christine...this is stunning! #4722582

Crystal Young level-deluxe 8/30/2007 10:57:22 AM

Congrats on your win for this mesmorizing photo! I feel like I'm being sucked into the picture! #4724372

Nathalie Charbonneau level-deluxe 8/30/2007 1:28:43 PM

Many congrats!!!!

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-deluxe 9/3/2007 8:17:39 PM

Fantastic photo! Congratulations!!! #4742836

Danielle Hall level-deluxe 9/4/2007 6:09:20 PM

this is absolutely stunning. the design on the staircase is so beautiful!! #4747195

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 9/5/2007 10:15:48 AM

Sorry, I have been away for a few days.
Thank you all so very much. I appreciate your kind congratulations more than words can tell.
Good luck to all of you. #4750715

Sherry K. Adkins level-deluxe 9/6/2007 9:13:10 PM

Wow, Christine, this is just breathtaking. So incredibly beautiful. Congrats on your first place win, so well deserved!!! #4757898

Steven E. Ray level-deluxe 9/11/2007 1:25:08 PM

I recall seeing this in the winner's gallery, but just slow commenting. This is THE BEST "in the middle" staircase photo ever. I don't think it is possible to top it! Great capture! #4778320

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 9/11/2007 2:20:01 PM

Thank you very much, Sherry and Steven.
I am really stunned by all this wonderful comments. #4778515

Photographer 11/10/2007 10:49:52 PM

Great image with wonderful light, clarity and colors, Christine - well composed!
Congratulations! #5056356

Sharon Day level-deluxe 11/25/2007 2:14:48 PM

Awesome image, Christine!!! Belated congratulations on this. I really enjoyed browsing your gallery :). #5122541

Joanna Kovalcsik level-deluxe 5/2/2017 11:25:37 AM

Amazing light and beauty, Christine! #11590944

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First Place Winner - July 2007 - Category: Catchall
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Circular staircase in the Abbey Melk above the Danube, Austria.

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