The Green Doors

© Cyn Valentine

The Green Doors

Uploaded: September 17, 2007 05:02:22


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Emily E. Bem September 17, 2007

I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE this! So much mystery and that GREEN! Killer image! #740219

Lynne Morris level-classic September 17, 2007

Wow, what a find Cyn, love the colours and great composition, well captured! #4802023

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 17, 2007

Outstanding comp and use of color! Very nice work Cyn! Jeff #4802044

Cindy Harter September 17, 2007

Beautiful!!!!!! #4802045

Anita Hogue September 17, 2007

WOW, awesome fine and capture, Cyn! Not only do I love that green,you're framing is fabulous! #4802095

Allison Gaulin September 17, 2007

AWESOME image Cyn! I love the vibrant color. And I can't help but to think about what an amazing place that would be for portraits!! #4802118

Robert R. Goodman September 17, 2007

Wonderful find,Cyn.The color is beautiful!!!!!! #4802122

Joan Kocak September 17, 2007

I had the same thought as Allison! the checked flooring and door details are beautiful, I need a door like this!! beautiful Cyn~ #4802141

Jeana Clark September 17, 2007

Excellent composition!!!

~Jeana~ #4802167

Shirley Sicurello level-classic September 17, 2007

Very intriguing photo. #4802197

Carla Metzler September 17, 2007

Gorgeous, Cyn! #4802214

Jessica Jenney September 17, 2007

A winning image, Cyn! I love how that green door pops and the contrast with the black and white! Bold colors and graphics! And the lighting of course! #4802240

Rahul Sharma September 17, 2007

A brilliant Image Cyn..... wonderful colors and nice composition.... #4802269

Cyn Valentine September 17, 2007

Thank you Emily Lynne Jeff Cindy Anita Allison Robert Joan Jeana Shirley Carla Jessica and Rahul!! #4802273

Datha Y. Thompson September 17, 2007

WOW!! That green really grabs you!! Color, detail, design, everything Excellent Cyn!! LOVE it :0) #4802608

Amy JACKSON September 17, 2007

Excellent image, Cyn!!! #4802623

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic September 17, 2007

GREAT lighting, vivid green, comp., & use of effects, Cyn!!! <>< #4802655

Nadya Johnson September 17, 2007

Very stunning, Cyn! #4802664

Karen Slagle September 17, 2007

Love that stunning green, Cyn. Well thought out and executed... #4802793

Angie Sidles level-classic September 17, 2007

What a great image. Left me wanting to know what the heck is behind those doors. :) Great job! #4802854

Ronald F. Fischer September 17, 2007

Very beautiful capture! #4802855

Holly Shao September 17, 2007

Really wonderful design, color, and painterly look, Cyn! Love it!

Holly #4802888

Vicki Zoller September 17, 2007

Boy, this is wonderful for many many reasons (besides me coveting the green doors for my house!) invites the viewer to come up the step, touch the cool tiles and then the painted wood...and if lucky enough, get a glance inside!!!

Cyn Valentine September 17, 2007

Thank you Datha Amy Nadine Nadya Karen Angie Ron Holly and Vicki! #4803038

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic September 17, 2007

Wonderful design and colors Cyn!,
Amalia #4803101

Vikram Jamwal September 17, 2007

As you were having a blast at Vicki's gallery, I got a chance to visit your fabulous gallery! :-)

What a wonderful compostion this one! What a green on b and w settings...WoWed, I am by this capture ! #4803129

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 17, 2007

What a vibrant green! Love the bw patterning too. Great find! #4803218

Erin Appelbaum September 17, 2007

Awesome capture, lighting and colors, Cyn. Great use of effects. Peter #4803248

Cyn Valentine September 17, 2007

Thank you Amalia Vikram Claudia and Peter! #4803451

Judy A. Lawhon September 17, 2007

Lovely color and detail, Cyn!! #4803715

Jennifer L. Alder September 17, 2007

WINNER!!!!!! #4803717

Judy A. Lawhon September 17, 2007

Lovely color and detail, Cyn!! #4803721

Esther Smith September 17, 2007

Oh my!!! This is gorgeous Cyn!! Went right into my favorites!! #4803992

Michael Umbreit September 17, 2007

Cyn - Great shadows and color. Striking! - Mike #4804214

Laurie Daily level-deluxe September 17, 2007

Incredible color, comp, and intrique..what is behind the green door? Inquiring minds must know! #4804560

Cyn Valentine September 17, 2007

Thank you Judy Jennifer Esther Mike and Laurie! #4804862

Graeme yew Chow September 17, 2007

Beautiful pattern and composition, Cyn. #4804877

Joerg Schlagheck September 17, 2007

Wow, Cyn! This really caught my eye! Love the intense color and perfect composition. #4804900

Cyn Valentine September 18, 2007

Thank you Graeme amd Joerg! #4806734

Sam Britt September 18, 2007

Excellent composition & color, Cyn. Terrific image. #4807245

Kathy L. Clark September 18, 2007

Cyn this is going into my favorite pics. I love the color, lines and effects. A masterpiece and a winner too. #4807291

Shannon D. Miller September 18, 2007

LOVE IT CYN this is gorgeous that green is so vibrant, what a magnificent capture! Shannon~ #4808236

Susan M. Campbell September 18, 2007

Love those tall green doors with the checkered entry way. What kind of effect did you use?'s great. #4808241

Lorri Shane September 18, 2007

Oh, green! Love the natural framing of this image with the patterns. Nice. #4808799

Linda Blair September 18, 2007

WOW!!!!! Love that green!!!! ☺ #4808804

James Quantz Jr. September 18, 2007

Cyn- Great Composition, texture, & colors!! #4809045

Cyn Valentine September 19, 2007

Thank you Sam Kathy Shannon Susan Lorri Linda and James! #4810860

Cheryl E. Davis September 19, 2007

Wonderful capture! Love the green doors and the composition is awesome! Nice work! #4811204

Mary L. Graham September 19, 2007

wow excellent composition and I love the color Great find & capture Cyn!! =) #4812025

RC Fritz September 19, 2007

Incredible color and composition, Cyn! #4812080

David Phalen September 19, 2007

Love the color, comp and design elements. #4813615

Cyn Valentine September 19, 2007

Thank you Cheryl Mary (RC LOL that's a great mini-pic!!) and David..thank you!! #4813630

Monika Sapek September 19, 2007

The vibrant green color of the door with the checkered black and white floor gives such a great contrast! What a great find and image, Cyn! I love it!

Arlene Krassner September 20, 2007

This is very pretty Cyn.Wonderful composition. #4814925

Sharon King September 20, 2007

Awesome image Cyn! #4815360

Stephen Zacker September 20, 2007

Great composition. Like all the shapes and colors #4817815

Susan M. Hembree September 20, 2007

This is one of my favorite shades of green, Cyn. Really love the simple, but very moving. #4818266

Cyn Valentine September 20, 2007

Thank you Monika Arlene Sharon Stephen and Susan!! #4818485

September 21, 2007

so cool beautiful #4818933

Nemil B. Chabebe September 21, 2007

An outstanding picture, great colors. #4819013

Renee Doyle level-classic October 24, 2007

And once again - HUGE congrats on another wonderful finalist Cyn!!!

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 24, 2007

And another!!!!! We are neighbores here Cyn!!! :) Congrats again my friend!! #4974623

Jennifer L. Alder October 24, 2007

NO surprise seeing this as a finalist,LOVE IT-- Congrats, Cyn!
:) #4974725

Susan M. Hembree October 24, 2007

Another great shot, Cyn! Congratulation on the finalist! #4975464

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe October 24, 2007

Great composition and colors, Cyn! Congratulations. #4975814

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 24, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Cyn!! #4975896

Jessica Jenney October 25, 2007

Congratulations, Cyn on this beauty! #4976427

Cyn Valentine October 25, 2007

Thanks everybody..I appreciate it!! #4977040

Shannon D. Miller October 25, 2007

Love it!! Congrats Cyn! Shannon~ #4977085

Joan Kocak October 25, 2007

oh, no surprise at all!!! CONGRATS! #4977479

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 25, 2007

Beautiful finalists, Cyn!
Congratulations -- BIG TIME!
--Lisa #4977585

Vicki Zoller October 25, 2007

Hmmmmm....Cyn Valentine takes over BP!!!
Your rock woman!!! Of course you know I want this green door!!! #4977903

Erin Appelbaum October 25, 2007

No surprise here, Cyn. WTG. Peter #4978192

Cheryl E. Molennor October 25, 2007

Congratulations! #4978218

Carla Metzler October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Cyn!! #4978293

Kathy L. Clark October 25, 2007

Well Cyn I knew this one would be in the line-up and I thoroughly expect to see it again. Fabulous and beautiful. #4978323

ALLEN O. HOWARD October 25, 2007

Beautiful, and congratulations! #4978950

Phil Stith October 25, 2007

Another big congrats, Cyn!!! #4979135

Debra R. Harder October 25, 2007

More CONGRATS on this spectacular finalist, Cyn! BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL WORK! Deb #4979142

Tarun Bose October 25, 2007

Wow! One more finalist. Congrats Cyn, you are on fire. Keep it up dear. #4979175

Colleen Farrell October 25, 2007

Oooh, beautiful!! Congratulations on this fabulous finalist, Cyn! #4979315

Maria Zammit October 25, 2007

Congratulations on all your finalists Cyn D. Wish you success on the next round. #4979368

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 25, 2007

A vivid and soooo beautiful finalist, Cyn! Congratulations again! #4979721

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 25, 2007

Congratulations on a great finalist! Vivid colors and super design elements Cyn! #4980333

Anita Hogue October 25, 2007

Stunning image, Cyn! Congratulations! #4980338

Sam Britt October 25, 2007

What a great month you had! Congratulations again, Cyn. #4980629

Gail Vitikacs level-classic October 25, 2007

Incredible month Cyn! Congrats! #4980917

Daniella Puente October 25, 2007

Congrats on this one Cyn! for sure one of my fav this month...what an EXCELLENT photo :))) #4981301

Dianna Hauf October 25, 2007

Super awesome on ALL your finalists Cyn!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! #4981589

Susan Fox October 25, 2007

Emily described it perfectly with mysterious. It's a marvelous Cyn! Congrats on another finalist :-) #4981973

Cyn Valentine October 25, 2007

Thank you all very much!! #4982997

Monika Sapek October 25, 2007

My favorite! I am so glad to see this image once again, Cyn! Big congratulations and good luck in the next round!

Sherri Gorman October 26, 2007

Congratulations!!!! #4984307

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 26, 2007

You have had an awesome month....Congratulations! #4985996

Sam Britt October 26, 2007

Congratulations on another winner, Cyn! #4986674

Phil Stith October 26, 2007

Congrats on a great win!!! #4986755

Sharon Day level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations again, Cyn!!! Fantastic shot! #4986774

Anita Hogue October 26, 2007

For sure one of my favorites, Cyn! Congratulations! #4986777

Emily E. Bem October 26, 2007

You are untouchable....seriosly...LOL!

CONGRATS on another WIN!!!! #4986779

Hayley J. Hamlin October 26, 2007

Congrats again!! #4986797

Karen Engelbreth October 26, 2007

Congrats again, Cyn! #4986975

Renee Doyle level-classic October 26, 2007

Just fantastic!!! Congrats once again Cyn!! #4987035

Carla Metzler October 26, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Cyn! #4987134

Jessica Jenney October 26, 2007

I knew it! Big congrats, Cyn on this gorgeous win! #4987190

Margaret R. Barry level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Cyn! #4987258

Barbara Kehoe October 26, 2007

Wonderful Cyn, congratulations #4987300

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 26, 2007

Cyn, congratulations on another amazing Second Place win! A favorite! #4987333

Cyn Valentine October 26, 2007

Thank you all very much..I so appreciate your kind comments and support! #4987352

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe October 26, 2007

Cngratulations, Cyn! A beautiful Winner! Love that green and tile patterns. #4987358

Erin Appelbaum October 26, 2007

One of my favorites. Congratulations again, Cyn. Peter #4987412

Jeana Clark October 26, 2007

Well Deserved Winner here Cyn!!!

~J~ #4987488

Sandra Schlesinger October 26, 2007

Terrific color and design, Cyn. Congratulations! #4987597

Susan Fox October 26, 2007

Another fantastic win Cyn :-) Congrats! #4987653

Crystal L. Craig October 26, 2007

Congratulations Cyn on this beautiful win! #4987718

Amanda Chapman October 26, 2007

F * A * N * T * A * S * T * I * C #4987759

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 26, 2007

Cyn, this was my favorite.. Huge Congratulations on this outstanding Winner!!

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 26, 2007

I knew that we'd see this on the front page! What a wonderful winner and awesome find! Congratulations again!! #4988017

anonymous October 26, 2007

Congratulations Cyn! B- #4988105

Angie Sidles level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations again Cyn. Beautiful work! :) #4988156

Revonda L. Gentry October 26, 2007

Congrats on this beautiful win!! Simply awesome!! #4988202

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe October 26, 2007

Congrats again Cyn ! #4988228

randy dannheim October 26, 2007

Congrats my friend. #4988234

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 26, 2007

Congratulations again Cyn, great work! #4988432

Anna Diederich October 26, 2007

Another big congrats, Cyn! #4988438

Evy Johansen level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Cyn!! #4988531

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 26, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS again Cyn!!!! #4988714

Tarun Bose October 27, 2007

Big, big congrats my dearest Cyn, for your deserving second place winner. #4989194

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 27, 2007

A brilliant winner, Cyn. Congrats again to you for this great second place win! #4989417

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 27, 2007

So well seen and captured; congrats Cyn on your 2nd Place! Jeff #4989555

Holly Shao October 27, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Cyn!!

Holly #4989624

Wayne T. Fisk October 27, 2007

HUGE congrats on another wonderful finalist Cyn!!!
Wayne #4989770

Roger D. Meador October 27, 2007

Beautiful. So very well composed. #4989846

Murry Grigsby October 27, 2007

I missed this one earlier so I hope I'm not to late to send my big congratulations on this terrific green door image and another win Cyn!! #4989969

Kathy L. Clark October 27, 2007

Didn't I tell you girl! It went right into my favorites where I can see it over and over. Fabulous winner Cyn. #4990003

Graeme yew Chow October 27, 2007

Oh ! super winner and congratulaiton to you again. You are doing extremely well this month, Cyn. #4990017

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton October 27, 2007

Big congrats for your 2 wonderful win! #4990678

David Phalen October 27, 2007

Big Congrats on a well deserved Winner! #4990812

Cary Rogers October 27, 2007

Behind the Green Door(s) lies....another WINNER!! Congratulations AGAIN, Cyn! #4991032

Cyn Valentine October 27, 2007

Thank you all so much!!! #4991040

Cheryl E. Molennor October 27, 2007

Fabulous Again!! Congratulations #4991299

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 27, 2007

HUGE congratulation my friend on another fantastic and well deserved winner!! <>< #4991597

RC Fritz October 27, 2007

Another big congrats, Cyn!!! #4991757

Linda Blair October 27, 2007

Congratulations!!!! ☺ #4992072

Shannon D. Miller October 27, 2007

Congratulations Cyn another well deserved win! Shannon~ #4992432

Colleen Farrell October 27, 2007

Congratulations on this win, Cyn--most well-deserved!! #4992911

Monika Sapek October 27, 2007

What can I say except that I knew it from the first moment I saw this image, that this is a winner ;-). My heartfelt congratulations on your Second Place Win, Cyn!

Robert K. Bemus level-classic October 27, 2007

Congratulations on this one too...awesome image!! #4993073

Ken Smith level-classic October 28, 2007

Congrats on your multiple wins/finalists, Cyn. Very well deserved! #4997016

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 28, 2007

Congratulations on this fantastic second place win!!! I love it !! #4997580

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 29, 2007

Congrats yet again on another great winner, Cyn. #4999929

Dr Silly level-classic October 30, 2007

Cyn, congratulations for you gold on this shot. :O)

Gary Lange October 31, 2007

Many Congrats on this wonderful image, Cyn!! #5011066

Charlene Taylor October 31, 2007

Hi Cyn,
Congratulations on winning with this beautiful picture!! #5011649

Jill Flynn November 08, 2007

Gorgeous, vivid and graphic!!! Awesome work Cyn. Congratulations on your win! #5047007

Judith G. Secco November 25, 2007

this is awesome, Cyn! Congratulations, a bit late! #5120700

Songbird Cline level-classic August 09, 2010

beautiful!! where are these doors? just gorgeous!! #8815634

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