Chris Budny level-deluxe February 24, 2014

Saw this in the S.F. pool; it jumps out! It appears colossal, with no scale of reference. Very cool design, and the tones are both warm and perhaps ominous. Great find and capture! #1564844

Peggy Pfister level-classic February 24, 2014

Wonderful graphic elements, textures, and colors! Very nice! #10984773

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 24, 2014

Fantastic lines, light, colors. Congrats on the SF, Usman. #10984930

Nancy Marie Ricketts February 26, 2014

Congratulations, Usman, on your superb Finalist - next stop- Gold! #10986041

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 26, 2014

I'm very happy to see this advance! I really like the moody feel this has. Congratulations! #10986055

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 26, 2014

A very cool image Usman, great colors and mood, congratulations!! #10986245

Leslie McLain level-deluxe February 26, 2014

Congrats on both of your terrific finalists, Usman. #10986332

Peggy Pfister level-classic February 26, 2014

Big congrats on your Finalist, Usman! Good luck in the gold round! #10986488

Lindley Johnson level-classic February 26, 2014

Super POV, Usman - congratulations on this fantastic finalist. #10986764

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 28, 2014

Congratulations on your Finalist Usman, superb clarity and composition!

jo ann c. #10988064

Michele Peterson level-classic February 28, 2014

WOW, Usman, this is amazing! Congratulations on the first place win!!!! #10988413

Monnie Ryan February 28, 2014

Fabulous, Usman - congratulations! #10988450

Robert Jensen February 28, 2014

Congrats on this stunning image #10988453

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic February 28, 2014

Congratulations Usman on your first place win!
Great image!! #10988485

Ken Smith level-classic February 28, 2014

Excellent, Usman. Congrats on 1st place. Very cool!! #10988517

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 28, 2014

Congrats on your great first place winner! #10988563

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe February 28, 2014

What a wonderful image of the ordinary made extraordinary!

Congratulations! #10988622

Peggy Pfister level-classic February 28, 2014

Big congrats on your First Place winner, Usman!! WTG!!! #10988632

Julianne Bradford February 28, 2014

Congrats on your first place winner Usman!! #10988638

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe February 28, 2014

Congratulations on you First Place Win, Usman! Outstanding! #10988651

Martha R. Mazon level-classic February 28, 2014

Congratulations on this fabulous first place winner, Usman! #10988730

Nancy Marie Ricketts February 28, 2014

I just knew this one was a winner, Usman! Congrats! #10988737

Katherine Kuhn level-classic February 28, 2014

Congratulations on this gorgeous 1st place winner, Usman! #10988751

Terry Cervi level-classic February 28, 2014

Congrats on your outstanding win, Usman! #10988962

Joannie Bertucci level-classic March 01, 2014

Looks like you've come up from the "bottom" Usman! :-) Congrats on your wonderful gold badge! #10989091

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 01, 2014

Great image Usman - congratulations on your gold! #10989095

Alex T. Mizuno March 01, 2014

Congratulations on your First Place Usman! Outstanding EOD!! #10989155

Colette M. Metcalf March 01, 2014

Excellent! Congrats!!! #10989177

Patti Coblentz March 01, 2014

Chris said it well! Congratulations on your outstanding work, UB, and a well deserved 1st place win! #10989193

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 01, 2014

Spectacular. Congratulations on your win, Usman! #10989390

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic March 01, 2014

Congratulations Usman on this fabulous first place winner. #10989392

Jessica Jenney March 01, 2014

Congrats, Usman on your fabulous First Place Win! #10989596

Michelle Alton March 01, 2014

Very impressive work Usman, and I DO see the eerie face. Congratulations! #10989597

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 01, 2014

Congratulations on you First Place Win! Outstanding Usman!

jo ann c.

Christine Czernin level-classic March 01, 2014

Huge congratulations on your golden win,Usman #10989675

Lindley Johnson level-classic March 01, 2014

A superb First Place Winner, Usman - big congratulations! #10989904

Carol L. Fowler March 01, 2014

Congrats on this superb Win! #10990137

Maria Coulson March 01, 2014

Very interesting POV Usman. Congratulations! #10990237

David Phalen March 02, 2014

BIG Congrats on a spectacular First Place Winner!! #10990795

Gail Sullivan level-classic March 02, 2014

Such a striking image, Usman…congrats! #10990806

Carol Flisak level-addict March 02, 2014

Terrific tones, texture and graphic symmetry... congrats on your first place winner, Usman! #10990928

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 02, 2014

Congrats Usman on this Outstanding 1st Place Win! #10990994

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 02, 2014

Congratulations Usman on excellent first place win. #10991183

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 02, 2014

Great light in this fantastic winner!
~♥~Lisa #10991314

Irene Colling level-deluxe March 02, 2014

A strong image Usman.
Congratulations on your win. #10991396

Phyllis H. Burchett March 03, 2014

Congrats Usman on this fabulous winner! #10991782

Daniella Puente March 03, 2014

Congratulations on this great winner Usman! #10992279

Nadia Paul March 03, 2014

Congrats on your wonderful winner Usman! #10992418

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 04, 2014

HUge congrats on a fabulous winner, Usman!! #10992779

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 04, 2014

Congratulations on bringing home the gold for this! #10993045

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Shot this looking up from one of the corners of a local Hotel lobby.

Do you see a "Transformer" like face here!!!

I dedicate my First Place Win to Patricia A. Coblentz who very generously gifted me a book on Digital Darkroom techniques a while ago. Thank you Patti.

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/20 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.50 mm, Model: NIKON D40

Uploaded on January 10, 2014

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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