The old lady & the cat

© Katarina Mansson

The old lady & the cat

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict April 26, 2012

Amazing image and composition here, Katta!

Dominick #1459014

Bob Cournoyer level-addict April 26, 2012

You found Nikki's cat Houdini! Great eye to get this shot... :-) #10110190

Michelle Alton April 26, 2012

What a wonderful work of photographic artistry, Kata. #10110213

Joy Rector April 26, 2012

beautiful shot #10110335

Zita A. Strother level-deluxe April 26, 2012

Outstanding! #10110396

Chris Budny level-deluxe April 26, 2012

Beautiful processing, Katta! #10110417

Patti Coblentz April 26, 2012

Wonderful composition, vivid color, and texture! I love the little lady with her beret and red handbag + of course little Houdini in the window. Marvelous image, Katta. #10110441

Marcie A. Fowler April 26, 2012

Very well done. Excellent capture of everyday life. #10110446

David M. Montero April 27, 2012

Artistic excellence Katarina!!! #10111618

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 29, 2012

Wonderful colors, textures, light and composition, Katta. I love the lady especially and the cat is a second great touch. Well seen, taken and presented. #10158650

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 31, 2012

Well well well... this is absolute perfection of an MT entry, Katta. Love all the details, the lady, the cat, the street and comp. I think I am looking at a Winner here, good luck!

UB. #10162544

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 18, 2012

A winner for sure, Katarina. Congrats on a fantastic finalist. #10186496

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe June 18, 2012

We will see this one again is so beautifully captured and a perfect simple title....says it all.....lovely lovely.....Congratulations on this Finalist as well....and all the very best in the next round for this one!!!! #10186594

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 18, 2012

Wonderful color and the lady and the cat are the perfect touches, Katta. Congratulations on the Finalist and good luck in the next round. #10186780

June 18, 2012

Very evocative image #10186989

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 18, 2012

congratulations on your beautiful finalist Katarina!!! #10187745

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 19, 2012

Wonderful, wonderful! Great capture, Katarina; congratulations! #10188169

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 19, 2012

Going in the right direction I believe, good luck, Katarina. And CONGRATZ on the other three Finalists as well!!

UB. #10188221

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 19, 2012

Wowza! Congratulations on this awesome finalist Katarina!

jo ann c. #10188295

June 19, 2012

Beautifully rendered image of a street scene. the old woman & cat add so much! #10189291

Michele Peterson level-classic June 19, 2012

This one makes me smile. Another congratulations for another great finalist! #10190362

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 20, 2012

So beautiful Katta, huge congrats!!! #10190861

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 20, 2012

You go Katta!!! Another amazing GRAND PRIZE WIN!!! I am soooooo happy for you!!! #10191276

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 20, 2012

OMG!! Congratulations, Katta! #10191283

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe June 20, 2012

Oh wonderful....Congratulations Katarina.....This really is such a beauty! Cheers to you! #10191284

Jessica Jenney June 20, 2012

Congratulations, Katarina on your fabulous Grand Prize Win! #10191310

Jim Miotke level-addict June 20, 2012

Yes, when a photo is awesome, it's awesome. You are an INCREDIBLE photographer and I give you my highest praise and congratulations. It's an honor to view your work, Katarina - it is consistently outstanding. #10191312

William C. Raco level-addict June 20, 2012

Great photo, Kata
Congratulations on the Grand Prize

Millie A. Talarico level-classic June 20, 2012

I love the judges choice, this is so deserving, congratulations! #10191361

Lee Canham June 20, 2012

A Fabulous Win Katarina.. Grattis Grattis och flera ganger til..GRATTISGRATTISGRATTIS.
I am so Happy for you.. well deserved,well earned and very well done..
Best Wishes to you .. I´ve only ever seen your thumbnail photo but I can see a bigger smile on your face now..
Lee #10191366

Michele Peterson level-classic June 20, 2012

Woo-Hoo!!!!! I am sooo happy for you, Katta!!! HUGE congratulations! #10191377

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe June 20, 2012

BP made a wise choice! #10191429

Monnie Ryan June 20, 2012

Just wonderful - congratulations! #10191430

Kathy Salerni level-classic June 20, 2012

Congratulations on your Gold Winning Grand Prize image, Katarina! #10191437

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 20, 2012

Beautiful and congratulations!

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe June 20, 2012

Aloha Katarina,
I won the Details and Macro catagory with Heart Bubbles 2 -- and I don't have to be upset that some stupid pic got the grand prize -- because Old Lady and Cat is awesome art. It has all I think great photography should have: Of the moment, emotion, interest, beauty and technique. This image is a perfect choice as GRAND PRIZE! #10191475

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 20, 2012

Big congratulations on your Fantastic GRAND PRIZE Katarina!

jo ann c. #10191495

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 20, 2012

Congratulations on your win, Katarina. Excellent photo. #10191498

Kara L. Hendricks June 20, 2012

You NEVER disappoint! HUGE CONGRATS my friend!!! #10191522

Chuck Bruton level-deluxe June 20, 2012

Congratulations, great image ! #10191535

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe June 20, 2012

Totally agree!!! #10191567

Dayna Cain level-classic June 20, 2012

This truly is an incredible image. I have been watching your work for awhile (highly recommended by Chris Budny) and he is absolutely right. Your work is amazing and this image is very deserving of the GRAND PRIZE WIN!!!!!! Congrats! #10191611

Leslie McLain level-deluxe June 20, 2012

Knew this would be a winner. Big congrats on an amazing win. #10191672

Carol Flisak level-addict June 20, 2012

Huge congrats on a wonderful winner, Katarina! #10191699

Janet Fikar June 20, 2012

Absolutely stunning work. I love it! #10191838

Daniella Puente June 20, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful photo Katta!!! a wonderful story :) and btw congrats on your other great winners too!!! #10191933

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic June 20, 2012

What a wonderful street scene, Katarina. Congratulations for the Grand. #10191953

Terry A. Stoa level-classic June 20, 2012

It's all been said - outstanding image, Katta. #10191986

Mariann Kovats level-classic June 20, 2012

Congratulations on your outstanding Grand Prize win! #10191992

Phyllis H. Burchett June 20, 2012

BIG congrats Katarina! #10192023

Terry Cervi level-classic June 20, 2012

Amazing work, Katarina! Congrats on your Grand Prize win! #10192044

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 20, 2012

Katta -- What a month... and another Grand Prize. Huge congrats on this spectacular win. #10192210

Rona L. Schwarz June 20, 2012

Huge congratulations on your Grand Prize, Katarina! A marvelous street scene, so well-seen and beautifully presented. What a great month for you!! #10192263

Renee Doyle level-classic June 20, 2012

HUGE congratulations to you Katta on another outstanding GP Winner!!!! WTG!!! #10192287

Lindley Johnson level-classic June 20, 2012

I love these iconic narrow European streets, and you did an amazing job capturing this one. Perfect timing with the woman and the cat, wonderful light, color, and composition. Congratulations on your fantastic Grand Prize, Katarina. #10192290

Christine Pentecost June 20, 2012

A truly fabulous image. Congrats on your win!! #10192458

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 20, 2012

Wonderful street image and truly deserving of the GRAND PRIZE WINNER. Congratulations, Katarina. #10192532

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic June 20, 2012

Well, well, well, ..... Katta. Nothing more to add, just very very glad on your COOL Grand Prize Winner ;)

UB. #10192546

Dr Silly level-classic June 20, 2012

Katta, congratulations on y0our wonderful Grand Prize. :O)

Betty McCalley June 20, 2012

Wow! Congratulations! #10192587

Debra R. Harder June 20, 2012

Huge congratulations, Katarina, on your fabulous GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!! #10192763

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 20, 2012

Congratulations, Katarina, on your Grand Prize and other wins!

Awesome photography!!!
Debby #10192828

Carmody Baker June 20, 2012

I love this one! Congratulations Katarina. #10192950

Maria Coulson June 20, 2012

HUGE congratulations on an outstanding GP Winner. #10192967

Tarun Bose June 20, 2012

Big congrats for your outstanding grand prize winner. #10192988

Michael Umbreit June 20, 2012

Katta - Congratulations on another outstanding winner!!! - Mike #10192995

Nancy Marie Ricketts June 20, 2012

Another Awesome Grand Prize Winner, Katarina! Love the composition and the story you tell here-Just perfection. #10193005

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 20, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS on this Grand Prize Winner, Katarina! Happy for you!

Charles C. Berkeley level-classic June 20, 2012

Congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner! Keep them coming! Charles #10193192

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic June 20, 2012

HUGE Congratulations on your captivating Grand winner,Katarina!! #10193247

Karen E. Baumann June 20, 2012

Score!!! Congratulations Katta! A terrific image to capture the Grand Gold! Hope the lady gets some of the proceeds (kidding) #10193279

Mary K. Robison June 21, 2012

Congratulations on your superb Grand Prize Winner! #10193406

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 21, 2012

WTG huge congrats on you GORGEOUS GP winner!!! #10193496

Alexandra Hankova June 21, 2012

Congratulations on your beautiful, colourful winner. :-) #10193553

Anita Hogue June 21, 2012

Congratulations on your fabulous grand prize win! #10193666

Christine Czernin level-classic June 21, 2012

Thi so human, so everyday life and you caught it so beautifully, Katta.
Your grand prize is the proper recognition from BP.
Huge congratulations on your triple gold. #10193842

Larry L. Redmon level-classic June 21, 2012

Congratulations on your outstanding accomplishment, Katarina! Truly a wonderful image!


Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe June 21, 2012

Huge congratulations, Katarina, on this so very merited Grand Prize! #10193876

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe June 21, 2012

Stunning image, Katarina... CONGRATULATIONS! #10194166

Mike R. Howe June 21, 2012

Congratulations Katarina...beauutiful image...well deserved!!! #10194563

Susan Fox June 21, 2012

Awesome photo Katarina!!! Congrats on your grand prize win!!!!!!! Love the cat in the window #10194688

David Phalen June 21, 2012


It is such a pleasure to see your work!! #10194723

Carol Eade level-addict June 21, 2012

Gorgeous Grand Prize image, congratulations! #10194899

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe June 21, 2012

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Katarina!!!! Wonderful in every way!!!! #10195013

Lydia Williams level-deluxe June 22, 2012

Fantastic image, Katarina! Congratulations on your Grand Prize Gold Medal Win!!! #10195598

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 22, 2012

A BIG Congrats Katarina!!!!! #10195789

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 22, 2012

Congrats on your beautiful winner Katarina!!!! #10196026

David M. Montero June 23, 2012

Amazing capture. Congratulations Katarina! Well deserved. #10196902

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 24, 2012

FABULOUS! Huge congratulations on your GPW Katarina! #10197490

Patricia (Pat) C. Exum June 29, 2012

Beautiful image and processing, a well deserved win! #10205753

Sharon Sawyer June 30, 2012

Katarina, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved GRAND PRIZE WIN!!! #10207357

Merna L. Nobile July 01, 2012

Do what you love, and it will make your soul rich. CONGRATULATIONS, for being an award winner for the month of May, 2012. Merna #10209061

Anne McKinnell July 02, 2012

Katarina, congratulations on your grand prize winner!!! Outstanding :) #10211615

Rolando Rosito July 04, 2012

Huge Congratulations Katarina!! Fantastic!! #10214571

Ye Tun August 14, 2012

Perfect shot... #10275529

Jill Odice level-classic September 12, 2012

THis is so worthy of the Grand prize! There is so much to see here and the colors are brilliant! A BIG Congrats! #10320084

Barbara Socor level-classic November 03, 2012

Yes, brilliant is the word! As is splendid, fabulous, and all the other superlatives....Your work is genuinely astonishing in its beauty, execution, and overall vision...There are so many in your gallery that I could be writing "photographic love letters" for days! #10402148

Thomas E. Hinds January 12, 2013

This is a remarkable image, Katarina! Beyond superb! #10512340

Robert Jensen August 11, 2013

Can't believe I missed this one - this is outstanding #10804110

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Thank you so much to Jim, the Judges, my photofriends in PG101 and to the whole BP community for your continuous support and inspiration!

Picture was captured on one of the many narrow streets in Dorsoduro, Venice/Italy.
Canon 24-105 mm f/4 L IS lens, handheld. Raw conversion in DPP and postprocessing in CS3.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 67.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on April 26, 2012 All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest GRAND PRIZE Winner

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