Detroit Renaissance Center Aerial

© Mary N C. Taitt

Detroit Renaissance Center Aerial

Debi Zylbermann June 09, 2006

Mary, this is a great picture, taken from an amazing angle.
Congratulations on your wedding!

Debi #461554

Jim Huffield June 09, 2006

Wonderful image Mary. Jim #2873348

Carolyn Foster Spano June 09, 2006

Congrats on your marriage. This is an excellent shot. #2873354

Mary N C. Taitt June 09, 2006

Thank you Debi, Jim, and Carolyn for your kind words about the photo and about my wedding! Thanks, Mary :-) #2873382

Tressie Davis June 09, 2006

Beautiful image Mary! I live in SE Michigan too - love to see Detroit images! #2873406

Mary N C. Taitt June 09, 2006

Thanks, Tressie! I've got a lot of them, LOL!! I'll probably be posting more. Thnaks! :-) Mary #2873423

Carla Metzler June 09, 2006

Wonderful image, Mary!
God bless your marriage and fill your lives with happiness. #2873545

Mary N C. Taitt June 09, 2006

Thanks so much Calra for the good wishes and comments! Mary :-) #2873565

Roxanne M. Bubar June 09, 2006

Amazing image and POV.
How very exciting for you. Don't overdue so you can enjoy YOUR day. #2873571

Tarun Bose June 09, 2006

Excellent composition and great occasion. Once more congrats Mary. Wish you both a very very happy married life. Best regards. Tarun. #2873718

Mary N C. Taitt June 09, 2006

Thanks so much Rxanne and Tarun for your kind comments and and good wishes!!! Hope they all come true for me and for you! Mary :-) #2873728

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 09, 2006

Big Congratulations on your big day...and this is one POWERFUL capture Mary!!!! #2873822

Melissa G. Meiselman June 09, 2006

What a dynamic composition...the meeting angles at the bottom...sooooo powerful, compositionally make for an amazing image, Mary!!!! #2873827

Pamela Shane June 09, 2006

WOWWWWW!!!! Winner! This is a very dramatic image Mary, love the angle &
the tones to this - amazing clarity too! Have a beautiful Wedding, & a wonderful life! :) #2873853

Mary N C. Taitt June 09, 2006

Thanks so much Gail and Melisa for you very kind comments! And for your good wishes! Mary :-) #2873918

Kate Jackson level-classic June 09, 2006

Great scape Mary! This is an incredible composition! Have a great day tomorrow and don't forget to post the pics!! #2873924

Gary Lange June 09, 2006

Love this scene, Mary, I've seen it a bunch of times (I am a Michigan native) but you've captured this so well! Congratulations on your marraige!! Many happy years for you both! #2874017

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic June 09, 2006

A maze of shapes and wonderful reflections. Very nice comp of this image. #2874162

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 09, 2006

Very Powerful image, Mary. Have a nice wedding. #2874218

Fritz Roberson June 09, 2006

Nice shot of the Ren! Very dramatic and abstract. I don't think I've seen it from that angle before. Next time I'm in town for a Tigers game I hunt down that view. Great light too.

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 09, 2006

Very well done Mary! All the best for a great weekend! Jeff #2874286

Ermanno Radice June 09, 2006

Gorgeous image, wonderful perspective, love it!!!! #2874891

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic June 09, 2006

What a great perspective Mary! Well done!
Enjoy your day!,
Amalia #2875248

Jill Odice level-classic June 09, 2006

Tomorrow is the BIG DAY! This is so cool...I fell like I am part of a big family here at BP, weddings, babies, pets :-) best of luck in your new lives together..You make a very goodlooking couple :-)
Great architectural shot BTW!It's very futuristic looking! #2875254

John Connolly June 09, 2006

Another stunning presentation, Mary! Best wishes for you wedding day! #2875430

Kaye Burazin June 09, 2006

Very impressive and powerful Mary. Certainly a winner in my book. Much happiness on your special day and in the years to come. #2875591

Life Expressions June 09, 2006

Amazing image! Fantastic job!! #2876167

Janine Russell level-deluxe June 09, 2006

Mary, excellent detail, clarity, lighting, lines, angles, composition and point of view. #2876349

Goshka G. June 10, 2006

That's a beauty, Mary!! #2877302

Michael S. Baker June 10, 2006

Have to agree with Pamela Shane and others....I think you've got a winner here! Excellent 'Elements of Design' image! This would look great in B&W too!

Congrats on your wedding!
Mike B- #2877861

William Moore June 13, 2006

perfectly aligned lines and geometric shapes.... #2889292

Amy JACKSON level-classic June 13, 2006

Excellent image, Mary!!! Awesome composition!! Congratulations on your marriage!! #2892874

Mary N C. Taitt June 14, 2006

Thanks so much Pamela, Kate, Gary, Kerby, Emile, Fritz, Jeff, Ermanno, Amalia, Jill, John, Kaye, Robin, Janine, Goshka, Michale, William, and Amy for all your many kind comments and well wishes!! Thank you so much! Mary :-) #2895667

Mary N C. Taitt June 14, 2006

Fritz, that shot was taken from in front of the City Hall Courthouse building on the end opposite the entrance. Mary :-) #2896252

Fritz Roberson June 14, 2006

Thanks Mary,
I promise to be inspired by your shot, & not (try) to duplicate it.
The more work of this quality that I see on this site, the more I see that I have to learn.

Congratulation on your wedding!

Mary N C. Taitt June 14, 2006

Thanks so much, Fritz! You are welcome to shoot one from the same or a similar spot as far as I'm concerned! The weather will probably be different and it won't be the exact same shot! Lots to learn and lots of fun! And thanks for the congratulations! Mary :-) #2896888

Keith L. Clayton June 14, 2006

Fantastic eye, Mary Great shot! - Many congrats on your happy day!! Best to you!! #2896929

Mary N C. Taitt June 14, 2006

Thanks so much Keith! On both counts, I really appreciate it! Mary :-) #2897646

Pat Gamwell June 15, 2006

This is incredibly magnificent, Mary! I agree with have a real winner here! CONGRATS on your marriage & may you continually be blessed in your union! #2899068

Mary N C. Taitt June 15, 2006

Thanks so much, Pat! I really appreciate your kind comments and congratulations!!! Mary :-) #2899274

Corinne M. Thompson June 15, 2006

Great architectural capture Mary! Congrats again on your wedding! :) #2900117

Mary N C. Taitt June 15, 2006

Thanks so much Corinne on both counts! Mary :-) #2900275

Bill Wyatt June 15, 2006

Awesome architecture, the lines and POV are terrific! This is outstanding in everyway, Mary! Congratulations on your wedding! #2900742

Nemil B. Chabebe June 18, 2006

This is excellent, great composition. Congratulations on your weding. #2911663

Mary N C. Taitt June 19, 2006

Thanks so much Bill and Nemil for your very kind comments on my work! Also for your good wishes for our marriage! 9 days today! Mary :-D #2915415

ALLEN O. HOWARD June 20, 2006

And in all this busy time you took this great image. A TRUE photographer. Congratulations to you and your husband Mary! Allen #2923186

Mary N C. Taitt June 21, 2006

Thank you so much, Allen, for your kind words and good wishes! Mary :-) #2925991

Pat Gamwell July 24, 2006

I just knew THIS one had to make it! Wonderful shot, Mary! CONGRATS! #3073431

Nemil B. Chabebe July 25, 2006

1st the wedding, now a finalist, what can be better, I know a winner picture I hope so, congratualtions and good luck in the next round. #3073851

Kate Jackson level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations again Mary and best of luck in the next round! #3073975

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe July 25, 2006


ccc #3073987

Bill Wyatt July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Mary! #3074549

Jill Odice level-classic July 25, 2006

Ms Mary! Congrats on your finalists! I love this image, best of luck in the next round! :-) #3076532

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 25, 2006

Congratulation on this powerful, finalist, Mary. #3076608

Mary N C. Taitt July 25, 2006

Thanks so much Pat, Nemil, Kate, Candice, Bill, Jill and Emile for you kind supportive comments. Mary :-D #3076644

Jenny Bosmans July 25, 2006

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Mary! :) #3076837

Mary N C. Taitt July 25, 2006

Thanks so much, Jenny!!! :-D #3076871

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this excellent finalist, Mary, and even more (belated, sorry) congratulations on your wedding! All the best to you both! #3077231

Mary N C. Taitt July 25, 2006

Thanks so much Kay, on both counts!!! :-D

Mary :-D #3077248

Nadya Johnson July 25, 2006

A second big congratulations on your second stunning finalist, Mary! Outstanding!! And best of luck in the second round! #3077413

Fritz Roberson July 25, 2006

Congrats Mary! Good luck on the next round. Fritz #3077928

Mary N C. Taitt July 25, 2006

Thanks so much Nadya and Fritz!!! Mary :-D #3077989

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations, Mary, on this fine and beautiful finalist! #3078582

Mary N C. Taitt July 25, 2006

Thank you, Terry! :-D #3078647

Tressie Davis July 25, 2006

I figured I might see this one again - great finalist image Mary!!! #3079829

Carla Metzler July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Mary! #3081698

Ken Smith level-classic July 26, 2006

Mary, congrats on your finalist!! #3083570

Mary N C. Taitt July 26, 2006

Thanks so much Tressie, Carla and Ken!!! :-) Mary #3083945

Sylvia Rossler July 26, 2006

Big congrats on this superb finalist Mary :O) #3087481

Mary N C. Taitt July 26, 2006

Thanks, Sylvia! :-D #3087536

Darryl Wilkinson July 27, 2006

Mary, Congratulations on your FIRST place WINNER! WTG!!! #3092344

Sylvia Rossler July 27, 2006

Big congrats on your win Mary :O) #3092356

Pat Gamwell July 27, 2006

WooHooo, Mary! WTG, girl! BIG CONGRATS! #3092482

She-She Killough July 27, 2006

AWESOME Mary! Congratulations on your First place win and your becoming a Newlywed!!

:D sheesh #3092587

Evy Johansen level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Mary!! #3092637

Jessica Jenney July 28, 2006

Congratulations, Mary on this amazing First Place win!!! #3092720

Mary N C. Taitt July 28, 2006

Thanks so much Darryl, Sylvia, Pat, Sheesh, Evy, and jessica for your kind and sweet and supportive comments! Mary :-D

I'm so thrilled! :-D #3092873

Kate Jackson level-classic July 28, 2006

You're up! And there was me thinking I knew about this before you! You'll never get to sleep now!
Congratulations Mary on your awesome win! #3092888

Jenny Bosmans July 28, 2006

Big Congratulations on this fantastic 1st prize winner, Mary! :) #3092903

Mary N C. Taitt July 28, 2006

Thanks so much Kate--I haven't been to bed yet! Aiee! I'm so excited! :-D Mary It's 4:15 AM here! I'd better go to bed.

Thank you! #3092906

Mary N C. Taitt July 28, 2006

Thanks, Jenny! :-D YAY! :-D #3092919

Nemil B. Chabebe July 28, 2006

Congratulations! you got it! you deserved, after all what else could happend (good of course) a WINNER!!! #3092927

Mary N C. Taitt July 28, 2006

Thank you so much Nemil! :-D Mary :-D #3092954

Kate Jackson level-classic July 28, 2006

Get to bed! #3092962

Mary N C. Taitt July 28, 2006

yes, Mom, right away, boss!!!! OK, but I have to save some open files first!! THEN RIGHT TO BED? #3092966

Darren K. Fisher level-classic July 28, 2006

Way to go Mary!!!!!!! #3093058

Bridgette B July 28, 2006

Awesome winner, Mary!!!!!!!!!!!!! #3093311

Pamela Shane July 28, 2006

I knew it!!!! I knew this would be a winner Mary - HUGE congratulations on your 1st place win - very well deserved! :) #3093340

Graham D. Sher July 28, 2006

Mary - double congratulations : on the winner and the wedding! #3093456

Ken Smith level-classic July 28, 2006

Wow!!!! #3093482

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe July 28, 2006

Congratulations! Way to go!

ccc #3093737

Daniel G. Flocke July 28, 2006

Mary - Congratulations on your 1st Place Winner!!!

~Daniel #3093890

Fritz Roberson July 28, 2006

Wooo! Fabulous job Mary! This shot will stay with me when I’m out shooting. Congrats. Fritz #3093944

Kenny Metro level-classic July 28, 2006

First of all,Congratulations on this great shot!!! You give the perception of Detroit being a modern space-age city. That's the beauty of photography! #3094115

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 28, 2006

OUTSTANDING, MARY! Congratulations on this superb FIRST PLACE WIN! WTG, girl! #3094150

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your first place winner. #3094313

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe July 28, 2006

An awesome winner, Mary!!! #3094384

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 28, 2006

Congrats Mary on your outstanding winning image!! Jeff #3094478

Bill Wyatt July 28, 2006

Mary congratulations on you beautiful Winner! You deserve it! #3094544

Jill Flynn level-classic July 28, 2006

Fantastic shot Mary. Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN! #3094692

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe July 28, 2006

Congratulations, Mary, on your first place win for this neat architectural image! #3094824

Carla Metzler July 28, 2006

Congratulations, Mary! :D #3094977

Monika Sapek level-classic July 28, 2006

Love the tonality and your point of view here, Mary! Great eye! Big congratulations on your excellent First Place Winner!

Wayne T. Fisk July 28, 2006

Congrats on an Astounding winner!
Wayne #3095068

Mick Burkey level-classic July 28, 2006

Great eye, great design, Mary. Congratulations on your First Place win!! #3095209

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your first place winner Mary!!!!!!!!! #3095337

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations, for this much deserving win, Mary!!!!

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Nadya Johnson July 28, 2006

Awesome, awesome, double awesome! Congratulations on your FANTASTIC first place winner, Mary!!! #3095569

Nobu Nagase July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your great first place win!!! #3095797

Sue L. Cullumber July 28, 2006

Mary - what a great wedding present! Congrats on your win and your wedding! Fantastic lines and composition! #3096025

Lorri Shank July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your first place, Mary! #3096937

Lewis P. Church July 29, 2006

Congratulations on all counts! #3098920

Ermanno Radice July 29, 2006

Many congratulations on your first place winner Mary!!!!!!!!!
I'm very happy for you!!


Debi Zylbermann July 29, 2006

Brilliant !! Congratulations on your winner. What a wedding present :-) #3099643

Mary Clarke July 29, 2006

Congratulations on this First Place winner Mary #3099762

Fax Sinclair level-deluxe July 29, 2006

Wow Mary, I didn't realize that we both had a win in the same month! I'm not used to your new name yet.
This is a wonderful capture. Aloha, my dear grrrl. #3099769

Sibylle Basel level-addict July 30, 2006

Hi Mary!
Congratulations on your winning photo, and your wedding. Beautiful shot of Detroit. I'm from Michigan too, about 24 miles north.

Sibylle #3100897

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 30, 2006

Mary, congratulations on your First Place win. #3103473

Hendrik Storme July 31, 2006

Congrats on this stunning first place winner!!! #3106703

Evy Johansen level-classic August 01, 2006

Wonderful image, Mary! Many congratulations on your win and on your POTD! #3108233

Leanne M.E. Boyd August 01, 2006

Congratulations Mary - Well Done!!!!!!! #3108266

Mary K. Robison August 01, 2006

Congratulations three times, Mary ~ for POTD, for First Place, and last, but far from least, your wedding! #3108271

Jenny Bosmans August 01, 2006

Once again big congratulations, Mary! :) #3108288

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic August 01, 2006

Congratulations with the First Place and the POTD. WOW. Absolutely unique capture. Well deserved. #3108310

Pat Gamwell August 01, 2006

WOW!!! You're having a fabulous month, girlfriend! BIG CONGRATS on POTD! It is well deserved! #3108319

Lynne Morris August 01, 2006

Congratulations on your first place win and POTD well deserved Mary! #3108334

William C. Raco level-addict August 01, 2006

Congratulations on the win and the POTD
Very well done, Mary

Bill #3108528

Guy D. Biechele level-classic August 01, 2006

Great shot! Congratulations on your first place win and POTD!! #3108875

Ken Smith level-classic August 01, 2006

Congratulations, Mary!! #3108965

Stan Kwasniowski August 01, 2006

Hi Mary, what a wonderful image you captured and it deserves a prize. I am in Windsor visiting my family and often look across the river to Detroit
Stan #3109031

Laura Clay-Ballard August 01, 2006

my hubby is from detroit and he is there right now! LOVE this shot. Congrats on potd! #3109128

Joy Rector August 01, 2006

congrats on the POTD #3109130

Terri L. Scribner August 01, 2006

Excellent win!! Big Congratulations!!! #3109259

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 01, 2006

Congratulations on your picture of the day. #3109312

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 01, 2006

Incredible, Mary! Congratulations on this excellent POTD! #3109680

Kathleen R. Struckle August 01, 2006

Fantastic image. Great work. Congrats on your first prize win and POTD!! #3109795

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe August 01, 2006

Congratulations, Mary, on your POTD -- another well-deserved reward for this superb image! #3109907

Sandy Church August 01, 2006

Bravo Mary, this is a great photo of the Renaissance Center!
I live in Farmington and Detroit, so far, my favorite place to take photos!
Sandy Church #3109963

Martin J. Preslar August 01, 2006

Congrats on both the 1st place and the POTD! Great shot of a great building. Having grown up in Michigan it does my heart good to see the old town depicted so nicely, since Detroit takes so much @#$% in the media! :) #3110034

Darryl Wilkinson August 01, 2006

Mary, Congratulations on your POTD! WTG!!! :} #3110418

RC Fritz August 01, 2006

Congratulations on your POTD, Mary!! #3110580

Allan L. Dy August 01, 2006

Congrats on this absolute winner and POTD Mary! #3110770

Alice Lero August 01, 2006

congratulations Mary! :) #3110785

Mary Clarke August 01, 2006

Congratulations on POTD Mary, great image. #3110905

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 01, 2006

Congratulations on your first place win and POTD, Mary. #3111321

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe August 01, 2006

Way to go, Mary....congratulations for this outstanding POTD!

ccc #3111614

August 01, 2006

You def. deserved it! Nice angles and colors!

BRAVO! #3111619

ronda chatelle level-classic August 01, 2006

Congratulations Mary on your well deserved recognition of this fabulous image! OUTSTANDING COMPOSITION! PS-Hope your wedding day was spectacular! #3111911

August 02, 2006

Congratulations Mary on your finalist and also Congrats on your Wedding Day Hope all goes well
Chris #3114389

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 02, 2006

Congratulations on your wedding, winning image and potd!! Nicely done! #3117302

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe August 06, 2006

Hey Mary!! Just seeing the winners tonight. Wonderful win!!!
KK #3132125

Jonna Bergström August 08, 2006

Congratulations!!! #3137261

Mary N C. Taitt August 12, 2006

Many many many thanks to HEndrik, Evy, Leanne, Mary, Jenny, Kirsten, Pat, Lynne, Gillia, Guy, Ken, Stan, Laura, Joy, Terri, Kay, Kathleen, lay, Sandy, Marty, Darryl, RC, Allan, Alice, Mary, Emile, Candice, Molli, Ronda, Chris, Donna, Kathleen and Jonna for your kind kind comments. I apprecaite them all. Our wedding went very very well, thank you, but we just had our two month anniversary and have been apart more than a month of that time. :-(

Mary :-D #3157012

Mary N C. Taitt August 12, 2006

Also many mnay thanks to Darren, Bridgette, Pamela, Graham, Ermanno, Ken, Candice, Daniel, Fritz, Ken, Terry, Kay, Jim, Jeff, Bill, Jill, Kay, Carla, Monia, Wayne, Mick, Laurence, Nadine, Nadya, Nobi, Sue, Lorri, Paul, Ermanno, Debi, Mary, Fa, Sibylle and Janine. I am sorry It took me so long and I am way behind on all my other commenting too, for which I apologize. If I missed anyone, I apologize for that as well. Mary :-D #3157025

John V. Roscich level-deluxe October 12, 2006

JOHN #3442440

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f/11, 1/250s, 40 mm, ISO 400. Darkened sky, no other adjustments. This is in Downtown Detroit looking at the Renaissance Center from the courthouse where we went to get our marriage license. Tomorrow is our wedding and I will be busy today cutting cheese and vegetables, preparing salads, moving things and making last minute preparations. Have a great weekend--I may noit be on-line. Mary

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