The Eleventh Hour

© R. J. Laudenbacher

The Eleventh Hour

Maxine C. Schnitzer March 07, 2010

I love this image! The composition is great and the lighting and the mood are fabulous. Love it!!!! #1245906

Amy M. Wilson March 07, 2010

Fabulous capture and presentation, Becky... love the comp, tones, lighting and feel of this! #8437365

Maria A. Gonzalez March 07, 2010

Beautiful mood,lighting and the subject selection is perfect to create this incredible image...The lighting really makes this picture..Very well presented,R.J. #8437437

Karen Celella level-deluxe March 07, 2010

Wonderful mood created by the beautiful light, tones and textures Becky. #8437946

Michelle Alton March 07, 2010

Extremely nicely done. Love the golden tones. #8438177

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 07, 2010

Wonderful still life, beautiful lighting and tones. #8438308

Terry Cervi level-classic March 07, 2010

The texture you've added to this stunning image raises it to yet another level Becky. Amazing how the light has created a cross-like shadow over the Bible. #8438593

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe March 10, 2010

Thank you so much Maxine, Amy, Maria, Karen, Michelle, Claudia and Terry. I really appreciate your comments #8444690

Terry Cervi level-classic April 18, 2010

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist Doris!! I know this one is special to you and I hope it goes all the way! #8543953

Sherran Andersen level-classic April 18, 2010

Congrats. #8546253

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic April 19, 2010

Big congrats RJ on all your finalists. WTG and best of luck.
JP #8548076

Karen Celella level-deluxe April 19, 2010

Congratulations on your spectacular finalist Becky. I hope we see it with the gold! #8548336

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic April 19, 2010

Congratulations on this well deserving Finalist. I love the mood and lighting. This one should go higher! #8548626

Amy M. Wilson April 19, 2010

Huge congratulations on an absolutely OUTSTANDING Finalist... way to go, Becky!!! #8548988

Carol Eade level-addict April 19, 2010

Ditto...an outstanding finalist, and congratulations! #8549825

Patricia Seidler April 19, 2010

Congratulations Becky! #8549982

Rona L. Schwarz April 19, 2010

Congratulations Becky on another wonderful Finalist! Great lighting, texture and tones. Superb presentation! #8551204

April 19, 2010

Great still life! #8551481

Dawn M. Schneider April 19, 2010

congrats
Congratulations comments and graphics
wonderful image, congrats!! #8551797

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 19, 2010

Beautiful capture and Finalist, Becky! Congratulations! #8552646

Carol L. Fowler April 20, 2010

Congrats on your Finalists! #8554794

Carol L. Fowler April 20, 2010

Congrats on the WIN! #8555410

Gerri R. Jones April 20, 2010

Beautifully crafted image Becky! Congratulations on your winning image! #8555457

Freddy Bland April 20, 2010

Fabulous composition and work on this beauty of an image, Melissa!! Congratulations to you!!!!! #8555533

Anita Hogue April 20, 2010

WOW, so very stunning, Becky! Congratulations! #8555679

Amy M. Wilson April 20, 2010

Huge congratulations on your excellent win, Becky... so well done and deserved!!! #8556075

Terry Cervi level-classic April 20, 2010

Oh, Becky!! I'm so proud of you! Congratulations on your stunning win!!! It's well deserved! #8556131

Valentin M. Armianu April 20, 2010

Congratulations, Becky, well deserved! #8556447

Ruth Grimm April 20, 2010

This is a GORGEOUS image, Becky! So, so, soooo well done! Congrats on the win! #8556484

Karen Celella level-deluxe April 21, 2010

I am so thrilled to see this in the winners circle Becky! Huge Congratulations on your outstanding still life. Everything about it is gorgeous. Make that celebration a double!! #8557435

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe April 21, 2010

Thank you all so very much. I am still pinching myself as I can't believe it. All of your amazing comments are so much appreciated I can not express it.
Receiving this award on this shot is so special to me as it does have a special place in my heart. This believe it or not was not a staged shot but just happened as I was shooting something else entirely different. I was taken back when the scene unfolded before my eyes as the Cross flowing across the Bible was actually the shadow from our cross bars in our windows as the sun was rising and the pocket watch just happened to be on the Eleventh Hour. #8557438

Rona L. Schwarz April 21, 2010

Wow how serendipitous! But only someone with your skills could turn this into a masterpiece, Becky! Hearty congratulations for such an outstanding Gold Winner, Becky! :) #8558228

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic April 21, 2010

Another amazing win. WTG Becky - Big congrats.
JP #8558664

Debra R. Harder April 21, 2010

This is such a beautiful image, Becky! Love, love, love this! Congratulations on your gorgeous GOLD WINNER!! Deb #8558787

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 21, 2010

CONGRATZ. on your stunning capture and Second Place Gold Win. WTG!!!

UB. #8558811

David M. Montero April 21, 2010

Great still life R.J. Congratulations! Well deserved. #8559354

Carol Eade level-addict April 21, 2010

Another congratulations, RJ, so beautifully done! #8560118

Jean Lechleiter level-classic April 21, 2010

What a wonderful capture, Becky. BIG CONGRATULATIONS on such a well deserved Winner! #8560199

Lynn Sapadin April 21, 2010

Congratulations

This is such a stunning image

Lynn #8560202

Kim Andelkovic April 22, 2010

Congrats big time on such a super win.....WTG Bec #8561283

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe April 23, 2010

Thank you so much Rona, JP, Debra, Usman, Dave, Carol, Jean, Lynn, and Kim. I appreciate all of your comments very much #8563761

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 23, 2010

Big Congratulations, Becky! #8564699

Anne McKinnell April 24, 2010

Congratulations again, a beautiful still life! #8566614

Lois Adomite level-classic April 24, 2010

congratulations, lovely still life, amazing lighting, great job. #8566999

Bill Currier level-deluxe July 03, 2010

RJ this is fabulous! I love the shadow of the cross. He is the Great Shepherd. Very well done. Inspiring! #8732396

Danny B. Head level-deluxe August 22, 2010

Becky, I was just thumbing through your gallery and saw this..... gave me chills! I think a 2nd place award is far below what this deserves! #8854245

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Description

f/16, 1/200 sec., ISO-200, 130mm focal length, 18-250mm lens. Natural light. Texture added in PS


Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 130.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on March 07, 2010

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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