Cataldo Mission, Northern Idaho

Uploaded: October 25, 2004 06:24:20


The oldest standing building in Idaho, 24 miles east of Coeur d’Alene. Built between 1848 and1853, a joint effort between Jesuit missionaries and native American Catholics. It is now a National Historic Landmark. Photo taken mid morning on a cloudy day, just a few minutes before rain settled in. Handheld, 1/180 sec, f-4.7. Digital Darkroom in Photoshop Elements: Crop, levels, resize, unsharp mask.


Murry Grigsby October 25, 2004

Nice image and info Larry! Bad weather (if it's not too bad) really adds to a photos mood and yours really does say autumn!! Super light, colors and interest. #181871

Lori Ditlefsen October 25, 2004

Beautiful shot Larry! Nice fall color and nice clarity too! #868054

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe October 25, 2004

Absolutely gorgeous image looks like a fine oil painting. I love the comp, the colors, and the autumn "mood" of this image. Excellent! #868073

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 25, 2004

Gorgeous image, Larry, superb composition, colors, and clarity, and the clouds add interest!

-Debby #868132

Donna J. Taff October 25, 2004

Beautiful image, Larry!!!!! #868209

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe October 25, 2004

Thanks so much, Murry, Lori, Wendy, Debby & Donna!!



Kasia Elser October 25, 2004

Beautiful shot! #868406

Pamela K October 25, 2004

Excellent shot! I love the colors and composition. The mission is well placed in the photo and the clouds really add to the feel.

Pam #868414

Karma Wilson October 25, 2004

Gorgeous Larry! One of the best pictures of Cataldo I've seen, and being a resident of north central Idaho, that would be a LOT!

Karma #868416

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe October 25, 2004

Thanks, Kasia, Pam & Karma! I had never been to this part of Idaho before. Very pretty, even on a less than perfect day!!



Colette M. Metcalf October 25, 2004

This is beautiful, Larry!! Wonderful colors! #868622

kathy wolfe October 25, 2004

Beautiful Larry! I love the "mist" in the background and the setting itself! Stunning~! #868630

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe October 25, 2004

Thanks Colette & Kathryn!!! I appreciate all the kind words!



Kathleen Clemons October 25, 2004

Nicely done, Larry! #868707

Dan Holm level-classic October 25, 2004

Wow! Absolutely GORGEOUS, Larry!! Outstanding work on this magnificent image! #868720

Susan T. Parady October 25, 2004

This is absolutely beautiful, Larry. I think the bad weather was to your advantage. Great image! #868815

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe October 25, 2004

Thanks Kathleen, Dan & Susan!!



June Marie Sobrito October 25, 2004

Gorgeous!! Love the mood it conveys! #868864

Diane Dupuis October 25, 2004

Hi Larry! I love it! A plain blue sky would have been boring in comparison!
The fall colors are great! I like the way you composed the shot. Well done! #868902

Darren Smith October 25, 2004

Nicely done Larry, this is a really nice image. It has an old timey feel to it. Great colours and fab composition too, well done Larry. #868943

Diane Addonizio level-classic October 25, 2004

Beautiful scene; well composed Larry! #869007

Marcie A. Fowler October 25, 2004

Magnificent image and interesting history. Always a nice combination!! Great job! #869177

William C. Raco level-classic October 25, 2004

Wow, this looks like Xanadu on top of that hill.
Outstanding color, sky, and photo.
Love it, Larry

bill #869184

Darren K. Fisher October 25, 2004

What a great composition. And the fall colors just take this over the top, and well that wonderful sky. Awesome job Larry. #869229

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe October 25, 2004

Wow, I'm overwhelmed! Thanks June Marie, Diane D., Darren S., Diane A., Marcis, Bill, and Darren F.!!!



Sharon Day level-classic October 25, 2004

Gorgeous shot, Larry!!! Looks like you walked a ways to get that one! Beautiful colors and composition! #869417

October 25, 2004

This is very nice! I like everything about your photo. #869658

Carol Brill October 25, 2004

What splendid soft colors and light you captured with such clarity and detail in this beautifully composed image, Larry! #869671

Janet Detota October 26, 2004

This is just so wonderful, Larry! Have you thought of printing it up and seeing if they'd want it to hang inside? It would look so awesome all matted and framed! #870037

Peggy Wolff October 26, 2004

Larry, this is drop dead gorgeous! I LOVE the fall colors against the blue sky. this has a very heavenly feel, like the clouds were hand painted by God...I guess they were. lol I love the way you shot this, it looks like the church is right in the sky. I agree with Janet, I would send them a proof size and see if they would like to purchase a nice large print on canvas. You could give them a deal on it and have your name and info right on the frame. I bet you would get more orders for it. #870563

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe October 26, 2004

Thanks Sharon, Susan, Carol, Janet and Peggy!! Guess I need to see what it looks like blown up....



James R. Jackson October 26, 2004

Larry, great shot! The color is fantastic. I was also really taken with the fogged (clouded?) in trees between the two buildings. Overall fabulous. Keep shooting! Jay

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe October 26, 2004

Thanks Jay!!



Lucia De Giovanni November 06, 2004

Larry, Larry, Larry - WOW! This is outstanding! #894253

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe November 06, 2004

Thanks so much, Lucia! I appreciate it!



Paula Showen November 08, 2004

This is awesome! I love the Americana feel that you have created in this image, Larry! Very well done! #898642

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe November 08, 2004

Thanks, Paula!!



Ed Heaton November 15, 2004

Again Larry,
Congratulations On Your Finalist ;-) #912463

Dale Gast November 15, 2004

Congratulations!!!!! #912522

Janet Detota November 15, 2004

So glad to see this here! Congratulations and good luck next round, Larry! #912550

Paula Showen November 15, 2004

Well deserved!!! Congratulations, Larry! #912603

Pamela K November 15, 2004

Still an excellent shot! CONGRATS!

Pam #912980

Diane Addonizio level-classic November 15, 2004

Congratulations! #913014

Sharon Day level-classic November 15, 2004

Congratulations, Larry!!! I love this shot! #913060

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe November 15, 2004

I love this shot too Larry...a well deserved Finalist! :o) #913159

William C. Raco level-classic November 15, 2004

Congratulations, Larry

bill #913376

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe November 15, 2004

Thanks so much, Ed, Dale, Janet, Paula, Pamela, Diane, Sharon, Wendy and Bill!!!



Julie Abston November 15, 2004

Congrats, Larry on this absolutely STUNNING image!! This is one to be extremely proud of!!! #913578

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe November 15, 2004

Congrats, Larry!! This is a place I drive by twice a have captured it most excellenty!!! Well done!!! #913841

Monika Sapek November 15, 2004

Great photo filled with a nice scene and beautiful colors. Many congratulations and good luck, Larry!

Darren K. Fisher November 15, 2004

Way to go Larry. #914161

Murry Grigsby November 15, 2004

Congrats Larry!! #914226

Kelly Abernathy level-classic November 15, 2004

Woo-Hoo! I love this one Larry! Congratulations again! I'm happy for you! :) -K #914346

Carol Brill November 15, 2004

Larry, congratulations and best of luck on this absolutely splendid image! #914582

Dan Holm level-classic November 15, 2004

Congratulations on this AWESOME finalist, Larry!! VERY well deserved! #914593

Ronald Balthazor November 16, 2004

Congratulations, Larry. Gorgeous work. #915468

Graham Jones November 16, 2004

Well done mate - great shot. Very atmospheric and I also appreciated the words that you provided too. Congratulations.

regards, Jonesy #915738

Graham Jones November 16, 2004

Well done mate - great shot. Very atmospheric and I also appreciated the words that you provided too. Congratulations.

regards, Jonesy #915740

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe November 16, 2004

Wow!! Thanks Julie, Jim, Monika, Darren, Murry, K, Carol, Dan, Ronald, & Jonsey!!!



Tammy McAllister November 16, 2004

Congratulations Larry, what a wonderful autumn image! #915929

Marcie A. Fowler November 16, 2004

Copngrats on this wonderful image making it to the finalists stage! #915959

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 16, 2004

Congratulations on your finalist, larry!!Beautiful!!
kathleen #916289

Cathy Barrows November 16, 2004

Congrats!...beautiful #916403

James R. Jackson November 16, 2004

Congratulations, Larry! I knew as soon as I saw your photo that it would go far! I hope it goes even farther. Keep shooting! Jay

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic November 16, 2004

Congratulations Larry!, this is so beautiful I am sorry I missed it during the month,
Amalia #917774

Patricia A. Kuniega November 16, 2004

A digital masterpiece by all accounts. Bravo, Larry, for such a fabulous image! #918317

Debra Booth November 16, 2004

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Larry!! #918596

Debra Booth November 16, 2004

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Larry!! #918597

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe November 16, 2004

Thanks much, Tammy, Marcie, Kathleen, Cathy, Jay, Amalia, Patricia, & Debra!!



Colette M. Metcalf November 16, 2004

Congrats Larry!!! #919006

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe November 17, 2004

hanks Colette!



Sharon Day level-classic November 18, 2004

Congratulations, Larry! I really loved this one! #924603

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe November 19, 2004

Thanks Sharon!



Larry Lawhead level-deluxe November 19, 2004

Thanks Sharon!



Kenneth Mucke June 06, 2006

Just georgous shot...wonderful comp and glorious colors #2859161

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe June 06, 2006

Thanks Kenneth!



Don Chen October 03, 2007

Gorgeous Photo! #4878049

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe October 07, 2007

Thanks Don! #4893560

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