Cloister Colonnade

© Nikki McDonald

Cloister Colonnade

Uploaded: May 28, 2009 04:54:20

Description

Finalist
Taken in the monastery at Mont Saint-Michel, France in June 2007
Category: Elements of Design

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 33333/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 80,80, FocalLength: 6.00 mm, Model: KODAK P712 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA

Comments

Erin Appelbaum May 28, 2009

Outstanding composition, B&W tones and dof. Peter #1133801

Jeana Clark May 28, 2009


I LOVE THIS NIK!!!!!
The B&W works so well for this
POV!!!
Awesome shot my friend!!!!

~J~

Glad you are in the musty archives too....THIS is an amazing find!!!!
LUCK!!! #7570804

Katarina Mansson May 28, 2009

Love the POV, patterns and B&W! #7570868

Les Rhoades level-classic May 28, 2009

LOL! I have the same shot. Good luck with this entry. Well seen Nikki :O) #7570925

Pat Gamwell May 28, 2009

What an incredible perspective! Wowzaa! #7571153

Julianna J. Collett May 28, 2009

Stunning composition! #7571480

Clyde P. Smith level-deluxe May 28, 2009

Wow Nik. Nice symetry. The image really draws you in. #7571937

Daniella Puente May 28, 2009

GREAT design and very effective in BW Nikki, love the POV! #7571965

Mitch Spence level-classic May 28, 2009

Very nice, Nikki. It's that little slim line moving off and away that's so compelling, with the strong columns framing it. #7572153

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap May 28, 2009

Stunning #7572173

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna May 28, 2009

Wonderful B&W image, Nikki!!! :-) k #7573739

David Phalen May 28, 2009

Love the converging lines, patterns with excellent tones and textures!! #7573890

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 29, 2009

I have a picture of me between those columns!!!!! WONDERFUL pov and capture Nikki, looks like an endless tunnel! #7574697

Karen Celella level-deluxe May 29, 2009

You draw us right down that narrow line, deep into the scene Nikki. Love the B&W and many strong elements of design with the lines, arched curves and roundness of the columns. Great eye. #7575911

Susie Peek-Swint May 31, 2009

Wow I love this one Nikki .. great tones and composition .. it has an M C Escher feel to it! #7581339

Anne McKinnell June 01, 2009

Beautiful graphic design and POV, Nikki!! It pulls me right in! #7585804

Rolando Rosito June 01, 2009

wonderful lines and shapes in this image Nikki, love it. Rolando #7586079

Marisol Pastor June 02, 2009

Fantastic leading lines! Like the symmetry in the center of the image and the assymetry on the sides. #7590387

Teri Klinger June 19, 2009

congrats on your finalist, Nikki! I love the DOF you chose and the sharp leading lines! superb! #7648907

Susan Fox June 19, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #7648961

Colleen Farrell June 19, 2009

Love this, Nikki! It pulls me right in. Big congrats on a most well-deserved finalist! #7649171

Mitch Spence level-classic June 19, 2009

Beautiful shot, of course. Good, good, good! #7649311

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic June 19, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your well deserving FINALIST...8o) #7649453

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 19, 2009

huge congrats Nikki!!!! #7649717

Tucker James June 19, 2009

Congrats on the Finalist Nikki #7649794

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 19, 2009

WTG on all your finalists for May, Nikki!!! ;-) k ♫ #7649944

Dianna Murphy June 19, 2009

Wow, Nikki, I missed this. Wonderful and deserving. Bravo. #7650222

Renee Doyle level-classic June 19, 2009

I feel like I am being drawn all the way in!!!! Big congrats on this fabulous finalist Nikki!!! #7650505

Tarun Bose June 19, 2009

Congrats Nikki. #7650669

Patrick Rouzes June 19, 2009

Nikki,CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist!!!WTG!!! #7650959

Pat Gamwell June 19, 2009

WTG, Nikki! Big congrats on ALL 4 of your wonderful finalists! WooooHoooo! #7652294

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 19, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist Nikki!! #7652517

Carol L. Fowler June 19, 2009

WOW! Love this fantastic Finalist! #7652559

Susan M. Hembree June 19, 2009

Fantastic, Nikki! Congratulations on your finalist! #7653080

Nadya Johnson June 20, 2009

Terrific capture, Nikki! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #7654059

Katarina Mansson June 20, 2009

A quadruple congratulations to you for your May finalists Nikki! This one is exquisite; I love the POV, B&W, patterns and textures. #7654428

Laurie Daily level-deluxe June 20, 2009

BIG Congrats to you, Nikki, on your wonderful finalist! #7654580

June 20, 2009

I could see cropping this to a vertical to concentrate the center of the photo. #7655137

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 20, 2009

Thanks for looking, Judges -- this is my first Judges Comment. Pretty cool :)
I actually have a vertical taken at the same time but I didn't think it had as much potential -- I'll have to go back and look at what I can do with it for another time.
Thanks to everyone else, too, for your congratulations. I spent a lot of time on this one and I'm delighted to have it recognized as a finalist. #7655617

Jeana Clark June 20, 2009


Excellent work Nikki!!!
Happy to see this again!!!
Best of Luck in the next round!!
GOOD JOB!!! ;o)

~J~ #7656178

Max Aureli June 20, 2009

Congratulations on this excellent symmetric Finalist image, Nikki!!!! #7656463

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 20, 2009

Congratulations, Nikki. #7657314

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 20, 2009

Awesome Nikki, congratulations, bet we see this again!

jo ann c. #7657645

Debra R. Harder June 20, 2009

Love this, Nikki! A GOLD winner in my book! Congratulations on your superb finalist! Deb #7657847

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 20, 2009

Huge congrats, Nikki, on this beautiful finalist. #7658056

Karen Celella level-deluxe June 20, 2009

Congratulations Nikki on this wonderful finalist. Your great eye and talents are rewarded. #7658231

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 20, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist Nikki! #7658655

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 20, 2009

Awesome shot....Congratulations and good luck in the next round!!!! #7658737

Datha Y. Thompson June 20, 2009

WoooooooooHoooooooooo Nikki!!! CONGRATULATIONS X's 4!! YGG :0) AWESOME!!! #7658984

Ken Smith level-classic June 20, 2009

Excellent, Nikki! Congrats to you!! #7659181

Jayne Martin June 21, 2009

Well-deserved congratulations!! Love the dof -- Hope to see this one in the next round! #7662343

Carol Engstrom level-addict June 21, 2009

Congrats Nikki! #7662741

Rolando Rosito June 22, 2009

Congratulations Nikki glad to see this one again! #7665664

Marisol Pastor June 25, 2009

Congratulations again! #7677559

Carol Teal July 15, 2009

Beautiful pattern, shapes and DOF and B&W is the perfect choice for this one Nikki! Congrats on your finalist! #7740570

Kim Andelkovic November 29, 2009

Totally totally awesome imgage Nikki...love it. #8178002

Kim Andelkovic November 29, 2009

Totally totally awesome image Nikki...love it. #8178003

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