Uploaded: July 31, 2007 10:07:49


First Place Winner - July 2007 - Category: Catchall
f 4/5 1/60 Iso 400
Circular staircase in the Abbey Melk above the Danube, Austria.


Chris Budny level-deluxe July 31, 2007

What a gorgeous stairway, and a wonderful capture... love the rich golden tones! #703138

Wendy Bristol July 31, 2007

Wow. Stunning work. #4583286

Christine Czernin level-classic July 31, 2007

Thank you Wendy and Christopher, I really do appreciate your kind comments.
The Abbey is a beautiful place.
If you want to see more, you might look into my website. Thanks. #4583475

Tarun Bose July 31, 2007

Wow! Fantastic capture with excellent colours and lighting. A winner in my opinion. Well done Christine. #4583668

Daniella Puente July 31, 2007

Excellent composition and pov! love the light :) #4584151

Christine Czernin level-classic August 01, 2007

Thank you so much for your lovely comments Daniella and Tarun.
Tarun, "a winner in your opinion "....
I wish..
I enjoyed looking at your gallery again.
Your little grandson is incredibly beautiful. #4587995

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton August 22, 2007

You'r a wonderful photographe Christine, your work is astonich! #4684670

Christine Czernin level-classic August 22, 2007

Thank you, Philippe.
Welcome to BP and I wish you much fun and success. #4686332

Erin Tyler August 27, 2007

Congrats on your Finalist! #4706293

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 27, 2007

I'm so glad to see this one get a Finalist; congratulations! #4707768

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton August 27, 2007

Bravo Christine !! Congrats on your Finalist. #4707834

Pranay Koka August 27, 2007

excellent perspective! congrats #4708034

Graeme yew Chow August 27, 2007

Wow, congratulations Chris. This is top class image. #4709736

Heather Thorsen August 28, 2007

Congratulations Christine.
This is a wonderful picture. I love the warm colours. #4710642

Christine Czernin level-classic August 28, 2007

Thanks to all of you for your kind congratulations. You make my day. #4710703

Tarun Bose August 28, 2007

Congrats for your excellent finalist, Christine. #4710800

Christine Czernin level-classic August 28, 2007

Thank you so very much, Tarun. #4711298

Debra R. Harder August 28, 2007

This is outstanding, Christine! Congrats on your wonderful finalist! Deb #4713529

Alex T. Mizuno August 28, 2007

Christine, this is such a wonderful image! Congratulations on this Finalist!! #4713640

Dianna Hauf August 28, 2007

Christine, this is awesome! It reminds me of the inside of a beautiful seashell! A well deserved finalist and all the best in the next round!! #4714350

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 28, 2007

Wonderful finalist, Christine! #4715265

Jennifer L. Alder August 29, 2007

congrats on this lovely win! #4718112

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton August 29, 2007

Yepeee!! I knew it !! Superb finalist, Cristine. Bravo !! #4718140

Les Rhoades level-classic August 29, 2007

Party time!!! = Congratulations on this well deserved WINNER!
R E P R E S E N T I N G - 1 0 1

Autum Rhoades August 29, 2007

Congrats to you on this fantastic winner! #4718348

RC Fritz August 29, 2007

Well deserved WINNER. Congratulations! #4718644

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 29, 2007

A huge congratulations on your Win! The medal matches the image very nicely! ;) #4718743

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 29, 2007

A dazzling First Place win, Christine! Congratulations! #4719034

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic August 29, 2007

Congratulations on your first Place winner. #4719333

Tarun Bose August 29, 2007

Big ,big congrats for your first prize winner, Christine. #4719389

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 29, 2007

Big congrats on your first place win! Very cool! #4719479

Christine Czernin level-classic August 29, 2007

A big thank you to all of you.
I must admit that I am totally stunned.
As Les says: Partytime.
Come all over, Champagne is in the cooler.
Let's party. #4719520

Alex T. Mizuno August 29, 2007

Congratulations on this grand winning!! I'll join the party!! :) #4719969

Dianna Hauf August 29, 2007

Way to go and I couldn't be any happier for such a wonderful person and her photography!! Super big hugs sent your way Christine and a heartfelt congratulations!!! ♥♥♥ Dianna #4720522

Eugenio Diaz August 29, 2007

Congratulations Christine on your first place winner. AWESOME!
Eugenio #4721126

Graeme yew Chow August 29, 2007

Christine, congratulations and you must be very happy bc this is first place. Thinking how it look like to have a house at the slope of Alps. One day I hope to see those photos. #4721476

Evy Johansen level-classic August 29, 2007

So well deserved!! Big congratulations on your first place win, Christine!! #4721484

Heather Thorsen August 29, 2007

I am joining in the chorus congratulating you on your superb winner Christine. #4721503

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 29, 2007

Christine, great color, composition, DOF, lighting and point of view; big congratulations on your First Place Win! #4721681

Cora Miller level-addict August 29, 2007

What gorgeous architecture! You captured it perfectly. Congratulations on your win. #4721883

Anna Diederich August 30, 2007

Congratulations Christine...this is stunning! #4722582

Crystal Young August 30, 2007

Congrats on your win for this mesmorizing photo! I feel like I'm being sucked into the picture! #4724372

Nathalie Charbonneau August 30, 2007

Many congrats!!!!

Vladan D. Djordjevic September 03, 2007

Fantastic photo! Congratulations!!! #4742836

September 04, 2007

this is absolutely stunning. the design on the staircase is so beautiful!! #4747195

Christine Czernin level-classic September 05, 2007

Sorry, I have been away for a few days.
Thank you all so very much. I appreciate your kind congratulations more than words can tell.
Good luck to all of you. #4750715

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe September 06, 2007

Wow, Christine, this is just breathtaking. So incredibly beautiful. Congrats on your first place win, so well deserved!!! #4757898

Steven E. Ray September 11, 2007

I recall seeing this in the winner's gallery, but just slow commenting. This is THE BEST "in the middle" staircase photo ever. I don't think it is possible to top it! Great capture! #4778320

Christine Czernin level-classic September 11, 2007

Thank you very much, Sherry and Steven.
I am really stunned by all this wonderful comments. #4778515

November 10, 2007

Great image with wonderful light, clarity and colors, Christine - well composed!
Congratulations! #5056356

Sharon Day level-classic November 25, 2007

Awesome image, Christine!!! Belated congratulations on this. I really enjoyed browsing your gallery :). #5122541

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic May 02, 2017

Amazing light and beauty, Christine! #11590944

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