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The 136


 
BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner   The 136
The 136

A complete redo of an old favorite.

Taking a break from the eagle shots. Yes, I have more.

Comments welcome and appreciated!

Michael Umbreit

 
 
 

Ron McEwan
 

A grand image Mike with drama, well composed,


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February 06, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Ron - Thanks! You were quick with that comment! :-) Mike


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February 06, 2009

 

Jennifer A. Meighan
  The treatment works well here...


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February 06, 2009

 

Lorna Shutter
  Awesome image, Mike! Love the HDR effect! Love the colour, clarity and detail! Wonderful comp and perspective! Outstanding work as usual! Loved your eagle shots, by the way! :)


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February 06, 2009

 
- Nikki McDonald

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  Wonderful effects, Mike -- I'm going to copy :) Love the bold colors and crisp details in this shot.


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February 06, 2009

 
lesliesphotographs.com - Leslie McLain

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  I love this image. So Chicago.


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February 06, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Jennifer/Lorna/Nikki/Leslie - Thanks! Yes, this is definitely Chicago! - Mike


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February 06, 2009

 

Katarina Mansson
  Cool! Love the lines, color tones and details. HDR?


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February 06, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Katarina - Thanks! This image has had many things done to it. It started as a single RAW image so I used Photomatix to create a pseudo-HDR image. From there I went to work with Topaz adjust and a few other filters to get the look I wanted. Hope that helps! - Mike


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February 07, 2009

 

John Benway
  Beautiful shot Mike, everything about it.
John


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February 07, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  John - Thanks! - Mike


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February 07, 2009

 

Deb Koskovich
  I remember this one...loved it then and still do!


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February 07, 2009

 

Kathleen Rinker
  I also remember this one, love this version too, great work Mike!!


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February 07, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Deb and Kathy - Thanks for remembering and loving! :-) Mike


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February 08, 2009

 

Dale Hardin
  Very nice composition Mike. Like the way the Tozaz filter can create so many variations within an image. This is very well done.


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March 09, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Dale - Thanks! Yes, Topaz is definitely one of my favorite filters. - Mike


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March 10, 2009

 
lesliesphotographs.com - Leslie McLain

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  Congrats on your wonderful finalist--one of my favorites.


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March 25, 2009

 
Stefania-barbier.com - Stefania Barbier

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  amazing beauty... congratulations for your finalist!


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March 25, 2009

 

Tiia Vissak
  Congratulations!


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March 25, 2009

 
- Mary Beth Aiello

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  Outstanding, Mike. Huge congrats on this beautiful finalist.


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March 25, 2009

 
- Bojan Bencic

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  Congratulations on your finalist, Mike!


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March 25, 2009

 

Lorna Shutter
  Hurray! Congratulations on this amazing Finalist, Mike! Good luck in the next round!!!!! Photobucket


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March 25, 2009

 

Susan Fox
  Congratulations Mike!


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March 25, 2009

 

Debra R. Harder
  WOW, Mike! This is EXCELLENT! Wonderful details, lighting, colors and comp. Congratulations on another SUPERB finalist! Deb


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March 25, 2009

 

Michelle L. Frick
  Love this Mike!! Congratulations again!!


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March 25, 2009

 

Susana Ms Heide
  I love your effects here!!! Congrats on another finalist, Mike!!


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March 25, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Thanks so much! I have not had a chance to look over the finalists...I hope to soon! - Mike


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March 26, 2009

 

Katarina Mansson
  Love to see this here Mike. Congratulations on your finalist!


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March 26, 2009

 

Jeana Clark
 
Yahoooo Mike!!!!!!!
Outstaning Finalist!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!

~J~


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March 26, 2009

 

Eivor Kuchta
  Congratulations on your finalist, Mike!


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March 26, 2009

 

Vladan D. Djordjevic
  Big congratulations on your superb winner!


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March 26, 2009

 

Susan Fox
  Congratulations on your win :-)


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March 26, 2009

 
- Claudia Kuhn

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  Wonderful winner Mike, congrats!


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March 26, 2009

 
lesliesphotographs.com - Leslie McLain

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  Congrats on your terrific winner.


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March 26, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Thanks so much! I guess it really does pay to go back and redo some of the old favorites! :) Mike


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March 26, 2009

 

Pat Gamwell
  Superb winner,Mike!


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March 26, 2009

 

Patti Coblentz
  Big congratulations, Mike!!!
Patti


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March 26, 2009

 
anneyoungphotos.com

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  Fantastic Congratulations!


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March 26, 2009

 
- frank w. degenhardt

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  A huge Win for you my friend. Congratulations. Its always good to do different things even though we have our favorite subjects.


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March 26, 2009

 
- Bojan Bencic

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  Congratulations, Mike!


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March 26, 2009

 
Stefania-barbier.com - Stefania Barbier

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  congratulations on your superb winner!!!


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March 27, 2009

 

Tiia Vissak
  Congratulations!


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March 27, 2009

 

Lorna Shutter
  Congrats on your Fabulous Win, Mike!!!!! Photobucket


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March 27, 2009

 

Nadya Johnson
  Superb, Mike! Congratulations on your wonderful winner!


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March 27, 2009

 

Eivor Kuchta
  Congratulations on your winner, Mike!


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March 27, 2009

 

David Phalen
  BIG Congrats on a spectacular Winner!!


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March 27, 2009

 

JO ANN CLEVELAND
  Congratulations on this awesome gold winner Mike!

jo ann c.


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March 27, 2009

 

Jean E. Hildebrant
  Sorry I missed this earlier, Mike! What a great re-do! A great big congrat's to you!!!


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March 27, 2009

 

Rhonda Burger
  C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!
Rhonda


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March 27, 2009

 

Mike Clime
  Congratulations on this great winner!


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March 27, 2009

 
- Mitch Spence

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  Way to go, Mike. Congratulations.


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March 27, 2009

 
- Mary Beth Aiello

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  Just beautiful, Mike. Huge congratulations on this outstanding winner.


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March 27, 2009

 

Glenn E. Traver
  Congratulations Mike , Beautiful winner ~ GT


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March 27, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Thanks so much for your support!!! - Mike


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March 27, 2009

 
- Gail Vitikacs

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  Wonderful win Mike!


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March 28, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Gail - Thank You! - Mike


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March 28, 2009

 
- Renee Doyle

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  WTG Mike!!! Big congratulations to you!


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March 28, 2009

 

Anna Diederich
  Congratulations, Mike!


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March 29, 2009

 
divinelovephotography.com - Donna La Mattino Pagakis

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  Congratulations on your win Mike, great image!


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March 30, 2009

 

Katarina Mansson
  Happy to see this with a yellow badge. Congratulations Mike!


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March 31, 2009

 

Datha Y. Thompson
  CONGRATULATIONS Mike!! Awesome!!!! :0)


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March 31, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Thanks for all of the kind comments!! - Mike


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March 31, 2009

 
- Usman M. Bajwa

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  CONGRATS. on getting Golden

Usman.


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March 31, 2009

 

Elida Gutierrez
  CONGRATULATIONS!!!

"Cup Full of Daisies"


A Special Trophy for

"February Winners"


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April 01, 2009

 
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  Congratulations Mike on your Win!!!

Dominick


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April 02, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Usman/Elida/Dominick - Thanks to each of you!! - Mike


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April 02, 2009

 
- Susan Jane Allen

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  Beautiful work, Mike!


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April 04, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Susan - Thanks! - Mike


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April 11, 2009

 

Cyndy Doty
  Mike - what a wonderful capture and rendering! Congratulations on your win!


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June 20, 2009

 

Michael Umbreit
  Cyndy - Thanks! - Mike


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June 25, 2009

 
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