Window to the Past

© S J

Window to the Past

Uploaded: September 06, 2005


Thanks to Marcie Fowler for helping me with the title. Old photo effects applied.


Dan Holm level-classic September 06, 2005

Wow!! AWESOME framing and vintage look to this OUTSTANDING image, Sanjay!! I'd bet we'll be seeing this one again!! #305788

Janet Williams September 06, 2005

This really is one classy and classic image Sanjay. Yep, I'm sure we will see it later this month! Really well done. #1805447

Evy Johansen level-classic September 06, 2005

Wow.. another facet of your creativity! Simply beautiful!! #1805453

Mata Patan September 06, 2005

Marcie was good for the title and you was good to fing this incredible window!!! Wonderful!!!!!!! #1805466

Jordi Delgado September 06, 2005

Incredible work, SJ!!! Simply perfect!!



Donna Roberts September 06, 2005

You and Marcie make a great team SJ!!
Love this image, it is so different for you - love the framing on this and the effect is perfect!
Well done!
:-) dddu #1805478

Rob Bishop September 06, 2005

Wow, wow, wow! I'm speechless, (almost). What great work you have done on this, and with such powerful results. I found it very moving.
Sanjay, you are a master of many styles, and I am jealous of that.;)

Rob #1805495

September 06, 2005

great one.. perfect framing and title. #1805507

Paul E. Earl September 06, 2005

This is a great composition!! So much in it and yes it is like looking into the past!! Fantastic! #1805513

Jenny Bosmans September 06, 2005

Outstanding in every way, Sanjay!! Love everything about it!! EXCELLENT! #1805522

Paul Sikora September 06, 2005

Sanjay, I love this image, composition is very creative and the effects are perfect #1805523

Judy S. Fung September 06, 2005

Wonderful framing and image, Sanjay!! Perfect title. #1805532

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic September 06, 2005

Sanjay it does look like a window from days gone by. Lovely effects and nice to view. Kerby #1805551

Walter Graziano September 06, 2005

Fantastic shot SJ! Def. portrays a better time! #1805559

Jeffrey D. Ziebell September 06, 2005

wonderful image,SJ, great shot,:) #1805586

Karen Engelbreth September 06, 2005

Wonderful image - love the effects, Sanjay - great title too! #1805614

Paul Michko September 06, 2005

Fantastic capture and framing, Sanjay. Excellent work on the effects. #1805624

Alan L. Borror September 06, 2005

This is SUPERB, Sanjay! Great effects, composition and selection of subject. #1805637

Daniel Diaz September 06, 2005

WOW!!!! Amazing old-time capture, love the effects Sanjay!!! #1805661

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 06, 2005

Super, Sanjay! It's a great old timey looking shot! #1805665

Joline Frazier September 06, 2005

Looks like you're branching out yet again. This is wonderful, your creativity is boundless! #1805694

Bonnie C. Lackey September 06, 2005

Charming image, Sanjay. Love the monotone - so fitting for the subject. #1805707

Stephanie Lyons September 06, 2005

Well done SJ! An excellent representation of days gone by ... #1805728

Roger Bernabo September 06, 2005

Lovely work! Beautiful back in time effects and wonderful items captrured in your image to match your title! #1805736

Joy Rector September 06, 2005

absolutely gorgeous #1805771

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe September 06, 2005

Fantastic shot Sanjay...looks like you could step back in time! #1805791

Cindy Paquette September 06, 2005

WOW!!!!!!!!!! This is just so awesome Sanjay! Wonderfully presented! #1805849

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 06, 2005

Fantastic capture Sanjay. Love that old look. #1805862

Leanne M.E. Boyd September 06, 2005

I like the long narrow crop, sepia and textures, and composition. Excellent shot, Sanjay! #1805868

Charlene Bayerle September 06, 2005

Wonderful image and perfect effects Sanjay!!!! #1806033

Marcie A. Fowler September 06, 2005

You are welcome SJ!! I know I already told you this but I LOVE this image. The Old Photo effects work wonderfully on this!! Fabulous set up, composition, and execution of a marvelous idea. Outstanding image!!! A WINNER in my book!! #1806045

Carla Metzler September 06, 2005

Outstanding image, Sanjay! #1806088

Kirsi Bertolini September 06, 2005

So captivating! You master so many styles SJ! This one has such an old classic movie look to it, I can just imagine Katherine Hepburn around the corner, or Grace Kelly.. Wonderful image!!! #1806111

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 06, 2005 the effects it capture the mood very well! #1806221

Joyce ONeil September 06, 2005

Most excellent! #1806407

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 06, 2005

Beautiful picture and love the effects, SJ #1806515

Cathy Stancil September 06, 2005

Everything is set up perfectly in this image; love the effect and your tight framing around the window !! Perfection ! #1806688

Donna J. Taff September 06, 2005

Outstanding image, Sanjay!!! #1807113

Ermanno Radice September 06, 2005

Excellent old-time capture, beautiful the effects, great work, SJ! #1807169

Sylvia Rossler September 06, 2005

Wonderful work Sanjay ! Very original ! Love it :o) #1807503

Sergio La Spina September 06, 2005

Fantastik shot and perfect title !!! #1807537

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe September 06, 2005

Excellent work my friend. You are showing the softer side of Sanjay. A treat indeed. Peace, karen #1807688

Marsha S. Smith September 06, 2005

This is awesome, SJ. Love that long vertical comp. I feel like I am peeking into the past. #1807753

Terri Hooper September 06, 2005

I love this shot. I could not take my eyes off it. I had to look at your gallery. I am new to photography and your pictures have really opened up my mind. What great memorizing work you do! #1807805

Deborah Sandidge September 06, 2005

This is charming, Sanjay - I love the effects and composition! #1808233

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 06, 2005

I feel like I'm peeking back in time! Stunning composition and fabulous effects, Sanjay! Truly a classic!!! #1808276

Gail Vitikacs level-classic September 06, 2005

Fabulous, wonderful, wow!!! This is sooooo beautiful! #1808413

Debra Booth September 06, 2005

Lovely capture, Sanjay! #1808534

Sandy Landon September 06, 2005

This is perfection!! Love the framing and the effects are incredible!!! Perfect everything!! #1808729

Phil Sauvey September 06, 2005


Now, this is beyond words. From the heart, this is totally awesome! A true winner. I love old type photographs and this is just awesome! The vertical crop and framing around the window is...WOW! #1808769

Mary K. Robison September 06, 2005

First look at your work in awhile, Sanjay, and I agree wholeheartedly with Phil (and everyone else above, for that matter)...especially the part about "a true winner". Superb composition and effects! #1808771

robert burks September 07, 2005 this Sanjay...good touch added to a nice composition... #1809042

Elisabeth A. Gay September 07, 2005

Beautiful SJ, I love the effects!
Ann #1810394

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe September 07, 2005

Splendid image, Sanjay!:) #1812424

Rakesh Syal level-classic September 08, 2005

Great work, Sanjay!!! Your creations are pure and original!!! #1812703

Goshka G. September 08, 2005

Looks like a sure winner to me, SJ!!! #1814655

Claudette Foote September 08, 2005

Fantastic capture Sanjay.
Love that old look.
Fantastic.. #1815623

Jill Flynn level-classic September 09, 2005


Katherine K September 09, 2005

GRAND effects here! One could gaze at this image forever... #1820020

Souha Dooly September 09, 2005

Wanderful shot and great effects!!love this one SJ!!well done : ) #1820161

Wendy Stevenson September 11, 2005

Beautiful vintage appeal SJ!! I love this! #1825575

S P Mukherji September 13, 2005

This is stunning and a winner all the way. Your choice of the filters were absolutely superb. #1832895

September 15, 2005

Wow! Wonderful framing, effect and light Sanjay, well presented! #1839997

Evy Johansen level-classic October 21, 2005

Still love this beauty!!! Many congratulations on your well deserved Finalist, Sanjay! #1975368

Sylvia Rossler October 21, 2005

Another beautiful finalist ! Congratulations :o) #1976031

October 21, 2005

Great image Sanjay!
Congrats and the best of luck in the next steps! #1976718

Kirsi Bertolini October 21, 2005

Love this SJ, another feather in to your gallery! #1977024

Lori S. Aschbrenner October 21, 2005

Congratulations again, Sanjay!! #1977938

Deborah Sandidge October 21, 2005

Congrats again, Sanjay - I love the effects here! #1978689

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 21, 2005

Congratulations, again, Sanjay! So creative! #1979484

KHAWLA Haddad October 21, 2005

Congratulations on another terrific finalists SJ!!!!!!! #1980082

Judy S. Fung October 21, 2005

Congrats, Sanjay!! #1980090

Donna W. Neal October 21, 2005

Congratulation SJ #1980335

Ronald Balthazor level-addict October 21, 2005

Congratulations, Sanjay. Very well done. #1981041

Marsha S. Smith October 21, 2005

One of my all time favorites, SJ. Congratulations!! #1981242

Monika Sapek level-classic October 21, 2005

I just love the crop and toning here, Sanjay! Nice work. Many congratulations on your finalist!

Melissa L. Zavadil October 22, 2005

Congrats on this wonderful image!! #1982358

Jill Flynn level-classic October 22, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Sanjay! #1984173

Noel Baebler October 22, 2005

Huzzah, again, SJ!!! #1984366

Marie Fields level-classic October 22, 2005

Congratulations on all of your wonderful finalists, Sanjay! What an inspiration you are!! #1985659

Stanley J. Contrades October 22, 2005

Way to go, Sanjay!! CONGRATULATIONS on this and all of your Finalists!! Good luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1986498

Karen Engelbreth October 23, 2005

Congrats on your second place win, Sanjay :0) #1988400

Susan T. Evans October 23, 2005


Murry Grigsby October 23, 2005

Congratulations on your nostalgic image and your win Sanjay!! #1988503

Jenny Bosmans October 23, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Sanjay!! :) #1988540

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 23, 2005

Sanjay, big congratulations on this incredibly gorgeous second place win! A favorite of mine! Hope you are well! #1988616

Cathy Stancil October 23, 2005

And again, a huge congratulation to you my friend ! #1988728

Paul E. Earl October 23, 2005

Congratulations, SJ!! #1988767

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 23, 2005

Not so happy, should be in the 1st place! #1988817

KHAWLA Haddad October 23, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS On wonderful second place Winner, Sanjay!!!! #1988844

Daniel Diaz October 23, 2005

Huge congrats on your win Sanjay, COME BACK, we all miss you greatly!!!!! #1989026

Judith G. Secco October 23, 2005

Just great, Sanjay! Congratulations. #1989079

Michelle R. Kovach October 23, 2005

Congratulations on your wins Sanjay! Come back soon! #1989094

Sylvia Rossler October 23, 2005

You rock it Sanjay ! Congratulations again :o) #1989130

Leanne M.E. Boyd October 23, 2005

Congrats again, Sanjay! #1989181

Dan Holm level-classic October 23, 2005

Alright, Sanjay!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome WINNER!!!!! #1989263

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 23, 2005

Nice to see one on the front page Sanjay! Congrats on your great winner!! #1989300

Jill Flynn level-classic October 23, 2005

Congratulations on your win Sanjay!! Way to go!!!! #1989322

Anne D. Eigen October 23, 2005

Congratulations on this great winner, Sanjay!!! #1989456

Stanley J. Contrades October 23, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS on your Second Place win, Sanjay!! Very, very nice!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1989482

Kay Beausoleil October 23, 2005

Great imagination and execution, Sanjay -- congratulations on your win! #1989605

Vicki Hunt October 23, 2005

I love it!!! Congrats! #1989608

Laura Clay-Ballard October 23, 2005

congrats on this awesome win! #1989673

Cindy Cone October 23, 2005

Wonderful work, Sanjay! Many congrats! #1989686

Diane Addonizio level-classic October 23, 2005

Congratulations, Sanjay! #1989739

Nobu Nagase October 23, 2005

Congratulations, SJ, on another fabulous win!!! #1990044

Sharon Day level-classic October 23, 2005

Big congratulations on this outstanding win, Sanjay!!! WTG!!! #1990148

Evy Johansen level-classic October 23, 2005

Big congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved win, Sanjay!! #1990209

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 23, 2005

Such a wonderful trip to the past, Sanjay, hearty congrats on this excellent win!
-Debby #1990301

Shiva October 24, 2005

One more win... Congratulations Sanjay!! #1991095

Tom Andersen October 24, 2005

Excellent image, Sanjay! Congratulations on your win! #1991115

Tammy McAllister October 24, 2005

Congratulations SJ, your work is always such an inspiration to me!
Tootles #1991741

Deborah Sandidge October 24, 2005

So beautiful, wonderful work, congratulations Sanjay!! #1993147

William C. Raco level-classic October 24, 2005

Fantastic photo, Sanjay

bill #1993856

Joline Frazier October 24, 2005

Congratulations on your double win. This is a fine example of your new and innovative directions. You are always striving to find new horizons, and this is a great example. #1993901

Judy S. Fung October 24, 2005

Congrats on your win, Sanjay!!! #1993907

Kara L. Hendricks October 24, 2005

Congratulations on your wins Sanjay!!! Miss ya!! #1993976

Cathy M. Gromball October 24, 2005

Congratulations, Sanjay!

Cathy :) #1994412

Marsha S. Smith October 24, 2005

SJ - this is one of my all time favorites of yours - the only one I like better is a lotus you did many months ago. Congratulations on this super win! #1994538

Wally Orlowsky October 24, 2005

Congratulations on this nostalgic winner, Sanjay! #1994553

Gail Vitikacs level-classic October 24, 2005

Such a beauty! Congratulations! #1995152

Donna W. Neal October 25, 2005

Congratulations on your well deserved win SJ #1996248

augustus gillian October 25, 2005

beautiful sanjay good aesthetics
congratulations #1997111

Monika Sapek level-classic October 25, 2005

Big congratulations on your Second Place Win, Sanjay!

Ed Heaton October 26, 2005

Well done Sanjay :-)

Congrats on this outstanding image! #2002038

S P Mukherji October 27, 2005

Very pleased to see the images are back. Knew we would see many Septemeber photos in October as well.

But sad that you still want to leave. We will all miss your wonderful presence. #2003560

Cora Miller level-addict October 28, 2005

Sorry I missed this the first time around but am certainly glad the judges didn't! Excellent use of effects, Sanjay, to create the feeling of romance of a bygone era. Congratulations on your win! #2009845

Wendy Stevenson October 30, 2005

A belated congratulations SJ on this most excellent win! I love the old time feel and effects you used to produce that! Really great work! #2015794

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 15, 2005

Awesome win, miss you and your creative photography!!! #2079463

Lori Carlson November 25, 2005

I have to get my CONGRATS in here too Sanjay!! Wonderful work!! :0) #2119769

May 08, 2006

Congrats! very cool. Jen #2737315

Roxanne M. Bubar June 21, 2006

Outstanding, Magnificent, just can't say enough. Other than you are missed sooooooo. #2929063

Jill Odice level-classic July 14, 2006

I miss seeing your wonderful images :-) This is wonderful, don't know how I missed it before! #3028786

Alice Lero July 25, 2006

Beautiful! :) #3080739

Roxanne M. Bubar October 05, 2006

A big Congrats to you on this OUTSTANDING image. #3410728

Nemil B. Chabebe August 22, 2007

Congratlations on this winner and the other selected, great presentation and composition. Also I want to take the opportunity to say WOW! to your gallery, very impressive. #4686323

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