The French Castle

© Lisa J. Boulden

The French Castle

Uploaded: January 24, 2012


at Old Fort Niagara
Youngstown, NY

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 10.50 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Gord MacEachern January 24, 2012

Incredible composition Lisa! The sky, and fisheyed horizon all add to make this a fantastic image! #1438651

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe January 24, 2012

Wonderful use of a fisheye lens Lisa. Your comp and that beautiful blue sky is fabulous. I have been out there in the summer and I know how windy it was then, so I can only imagine how COLD this was with the snow on the ground. #9938610

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 24, 2012

Outstanding perspective and capture!! #9938746

Phyllis H. Burchett January 28, 2012

Lisa, this is outstanding! #9952075

Orsi January 29, 2012

WooW!Amazing capture,Lisa! #9954054

Irene Colling level-classic February 10, 2012

A powerful composition, skillfully presented.

Excellent image Lisa. #9975067

Michelle Alton February 11, 2012

I'm happy that this amazing photo is POTD--happy for you, and glad that I have not missed it! Amazing presentation. Congratulations, Lisa. #9976580

Kathy Cline level-classic February 11, 2012

Love it Lisa! Super use of that lens and a super creative shot! Congratulations on a well deserved award. Have a blessed weekend. #9976590

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 11, 2012

Amazing POV and depth, Lisa. Congratulations on your POTD! #9976594

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe February 11, 2012

Congratulations ON POTD, Lisa! #9976598

Joseph T. Pilonero level-addict February 11, 2012

Dramatic comp, Lisa. Awesome pic. Great use of a very wide angle lens to get a super story picture. Love the effect you got with the sky, too. TED #9976606

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 11, 2012

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Lisa. #9976630

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 11, 2012

Congratulations on your POTD for this marvelous image, Lisa!

Superb use of the fish eye lens!
Debby #9976685

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic February 11, 2012

Oh, I absolutely love this, Lisa. Wonderful perspective. Huge congrats on this spectacular POTD. #9976693

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic February 11, 2012

on your very deserving POTD!

This is a gorgeous image, Lisa. It has the WOW effect! #9976695

Anita Hogue February 11, 2012

Awesome capture, Lisa! Congratulations on your POTD! #9976699

Alan L. Borror February 11, 2012

Congratulations on this exceptional POTD, Lisa! #9976701

Patti Coblentz February 11, 2012

This is an amazing image, Lisa!! Big congratulations on your POTD! #9976713

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic February 11, 2012

This is one place I have not visited while at Niagara - you've put it on my To-See List! Congratulations for the POTD. #9976716

Linda Sandbo February 11, 2012

Congrats and ditto on all of the above! #9976717

Susan D. Royce level-classic February 11, 2012

Congratulations Lisa! #9976752

Joy Rector February 11, 2012

congrats on the POTD #9976780

Terry Cervi level-classic February 11, 2012

Congrats on your fantastic POTD, Lisa! Just beautiful! #9976816

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 11, 2012

Whoooo hooooo! Big congrats on this awesome POTD Lisa! Hope to see it again..

jo ann c. #9976825

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 11, 2012

Congratulations, Lisa! #9976827

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe February 11, 2012

Whoo hoo Lisa! A big congrats on your POTD! #9976835

Ken Smith level-classic February 11, 2012

Excellent fisheye, Lisa. Congrats on your POTD...very well deserved! #9976858

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 11, 2012

A fabulous pov with incredible dof makes this a stand out. CONGRATZ on a well deserved POTD award, Lisa!!! FAVED.

UB. #9976862

Greg McCroskery level-deluxe February 11, 2012


Congratulations on this POTD! This is an outstanding image -- a perfect use of the fisheye lens.

From viewing your gallery, I can see that you are indeed blessed with a lot of photographic talent, and have really developed your processing skills as part of your craft. Keep up the great work!

God Bless,

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic February 11, 2012

Very impressive potd, Lisa. Huge congratulations. #9976921

Cathy Barrows February 11, 2012

Congrats on your awesome POTD #9976928

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 11, 2012

Wow! What a great way to start my day!
Thank you ALL for your kind comments.
Have a great weekend!
Blessings, Lisa♥

Mitch Spence level-classic February 11, 2012

Terrific pov and wide-angle image, Lisa. Congratulations on the POTD. #9976957

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna February 11, 2012

Wonderful POTD, Lisa...CONGRATULATIONS! :-) k #9976972

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic February 11, 2012

Totally Gorgeous Lisa!!! Congrats on your POTD!!!! #9976997

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 11, 2012

A super wide angle presentation and foreground, just beautiful Lisa! HUGE CONGRATS ON YOUR POTD!! #9977043

Larry L. Redmon level-deluxe February 11, 2012

Wow, Lisa! Awesome shot! Congratulations! #9977050

Nancy L. Green level-classic February 11, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS Lisa, this is WONDERFUL!!! <>< #9977061

Kathleen R. Struckle February 11, 2012

awesome image Lisa. Congrats on you POTD!! #9977064

Tarun Bose February 11, 2012

Outstanding image deserves the Grand prize. Well done Lisa. #9977130

Karen E. Baumann February 11, 2012

Love the composition and the perspective created by your lens, the subjects and the fisheye effects. congratulaitons on your POTD! #9977147

Alex T. Mizuno February 11, 2012

Fantastic fisheye image Lisa! Splendid landscape and your comp is so three dimensional. Congratulations on your POTD!!! #9977330

Ken Ferguson February 11, 2012

Just Magnificent Lisa. The best deserves the best and this goes without saying. Cheers! #9977471

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 11, 2012

Wonderful comp Lisa, congrats on your potd #9977555

Bob D. Hall level-classic February 11, 2012

Great job, Lisa1 Big Congrats!! #9977616

John Connolly February 11, 2012

A remarkable scene and capture Lisa! Huge congratulations on your POTD! #9977682

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe February 11, 2012

Fabulous composition and perspective. Congrats on POTD! #9977687

Johnnie Ann Gaskill February 11, 2012

A real attention getter!! Congratulations! #9977902

Tammy Espino February 11, 2012

Congrats Lisa on your potd :) #9977906

KC Glastetter level-addict February 11, 2012

c'est magnifique!!!!
KC #9977929

Maria Coulson February 11, 2012

Excellent, congratulations. #9978024

Laura L. Gonzales February 11, 2012

Congratulations on this fantastic image Lisa! You deserve it! Laura #9978056

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe February 11, 2012

Huge congrats on a fab POTD, Lisa!! #9978068

Debbie Bray February 11, 2012

Congratulations, well done on your POTD, Lisa! #9978236

Katarina Mansson February 11, 2012

Congratulations on your superb POTD Lisa! #9978271

Mary K. Robison February 12, 2012

Good grief, Lisa ~ this fish-eyed gem is outrageously beautiful! No wonder the judges selected it as POTD.
Congratulations to you!
No doubt we'll be congratulating you again soon! #9978312

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 12, 2012

Congrats Lisa on this Fantastic POTD!! #9978349

Cindy Bendush level-classic February 12, 2012

Big congrats on your outstanding POTD Lisa! #9978412

Graeme yew Chow February 12, 2012

Lisa, big congratultaions on your potd winner. It is really a honour to you.

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 12, 2012

WOW fantastic use of wide-angle Lisa, gorgeous capture!!! #9978620

Guy D. Biechele level-classic February 12, 2012

Great perspective! Wonderful image. Congrats on your POTD, Lisa!! #9979385

Kathy Salerni level-classic February 12, 2012

Huge congrats on this outstanding POTD, Lisa! #9979652

Lindley Johnson level-classic February 13, 2012

Beautifully composed, Lisa! Big congratulations on your wonderful POTD. #9980608

Michelle L. Frick February 17, 2012

Congrats on your POTD! I love the colors, clarity and composition Lisa! Amazing job! #9987438

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 19, 2012

Love your lens choice and perspective on this one, Lisa. Congratulations on the POTD and good luck with your favorite in the overall contest. #9990595

Richard D. Love February 20, 2012

Congratulations, Lisa. Outstanding POV and choice of lens. Gorgeous!

Rick #9992408

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe February 26, 2012

It's a joy to congratulate you on Finalist - what a wonderful image and so close to home for me! #10003336

Amy M. Wilson February 26, 2012

Big congratulations on your awesome POTD and Finalist, Lisa!! #10003405

Kathy Salerni level-classic February 26, 2012

Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist and good luck in the next round, Lisa! #10003570

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 26, 2012

Congrats, Lisa! #10003762

Terry Cervi level-classic February 26, 2012

Congrats on this awesome finalist, Lisa! #10003861

Marcel J. Fernandez February 26, 2012

WOW, Lisa! Congratulations. Looks like a Winner to me. #10004062

Carol Eade level-addict February 26, 2012

Gorgeous finalist, Lisa, congratulations! #10004142

Tammy Espino February 26, 2012

Congrats on your finalist!! :) #10004163

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic February 26, 2012

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10004541

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 26, 2012

Great month girl! Big congratulations!

jo ann c. #10004647

Phyllis H. Burchett February 26, 2012

Congrats Lisa! #10005031

Renee Doyle level-classic February 26, 2012

No surprise here! Congratulations Lisa! #10005040

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 27, 2012

huge congrats on your wonderful finalist!!! #10005879

Linda D. Lester level-classic February 27, 2012

Congratulations on your finalist!!!!!! #10006670

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 27, 2012

Congratulations on your finalist, Lisa! #10007376

Guy D. Biechele level-classic February 27, 2012

Congrats, Lisa! Outstanding image. #10007953

February 27, 2012

Great fisheye capture. #10007976

Irene Colling level-classic February 27, 2012

Congratulations Lisa on your Finalist for this excellent photo. #10008186

Mitch Spence level-classic February 27, 2012

Such an effective presentation, Lisa. Congratulations. #10008554

Barbara Socor level-classic February 27, 2012

A remarkable and memorable image...Gorgeous composition and superb use of the fisheye...Beautiful, beautiful, and beautiful...Excellent, too! Congrats, Lisa. #10008642

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic February 27, 2012

It would't feel right if you didn't receive a Finalist every month - this one is so worth the honor. Good Luck with the next round. #10008645

David M. Montero February 27, 2012

Love the fisheye lens. Congratulations on your finalist selection Lisa! #10009077

Lorna Shutter February 27, 2012

That's strange ... I could have sworn I commented on this image before, but since I didnt', ... CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD & FINALIST AWARDS for this FANTASTIC image, Lisa!!!!! WTG!!! :)
Photobucket #10009242

tony w. austin February 27, 2012

very nice, love it #10009283

Gerri R. Jones February 27, 2012

Congrats Lisa...great perspective, we had a fun day at the fort and some beautiful weather! #10009369

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 28, 2012

...and Congratulations once more! #10011042

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic March 22, 2012

Love the fish eye lens on this one Lisa. Congrats #10049330

Terry Cervi level-classic March 26, 2012

Congrats on this gorgeous finalist, Lisa! #10059852

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