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Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 23 December 2013 in Miscellaneous.

Bells waiting, for a concert by a school bell choir, in the Washington State Capitol Rotunda.

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

They are very beautiful. Beautifully ringing clock making is really a difficult job. A great theme Christmas time.

23 Dec 2013 5:21am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Lovely atmosphere !

23 Dec 2013 6:24am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

The shiny metals produce a wonderful effect!

23 Dec 2013 6:56am

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

I agree Francisco. It's beautiful. I can see lovely ornaments of Disney characters. Well-composed stunning capture.

23 Dec 2013 7:24am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Really beautifully composed. Happy Christmas to you and yours Steve

23 Dec 2013 7:25am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Wonderful compo, details and reflection. .. Merry Christmas Steve

23 Dec 2013 7:33am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I am into the unknown here - I take it these are 'tuned' to different frequencies ? How little I know.

23 Dec 2013 8:27am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5****

23 Dec 2013 9:11am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Glorious shot and depth of field - lovely looking bells - must make a beautiful sound as well.

23 Dec 2013 9:33am

julie from Aregno, France

Superbe image ... merci Steve pour le partage ! Je te souhaite un Noël généreux et beaucoup de tendresse. Bises et à bientôt. Julie.

23 Dec 2013 10:29am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Love those type concerts:) Great capture

23 Dec 2013 10:31am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Love it.
Merry Christmas to you and your family!

23 Dec 2013 10:51am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful !!

23 Dec 2013 11:24am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Passe de bonnes fetes

23 Dec 2013 11:49am

Devi from Chennai, India

Wonderful composition !!! Splendid image here :))))

23 Dec 2013 12:13pm

jean pierre from paris, France

magnifique composition et joli rendu des metaux!! amitiés

23 Dec 2013 12:30pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

De quoi composer de jolis morceaux de musique pour Noël !!

23 Dec 2013 1:13pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Excellent capture of bells with a beautiful gloss. Fantastic reflections are so nice. The ornament is cute. Have a great week. :)

23 Dec 2013 1:17pm

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Excellent take! I know that such a concert brings pleasure, I listened to one performed at Narita Airport by stewardesses!!!

23 Dec 2013 1:40pm (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Excellent shot. Well done!

23 Dec 2013 2:13pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

These handbells are always a delight to hear! Merry Christmas to you and yours Steve! ;-)

23 Dec 2013 2:25pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

This is a beautiful and crisp image

23 Dec 2013 2:33pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful shiny bells. Excellent shot. Fantastic reflections.
Love this. :)

23 Dec 2013 3:20pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

I like that they have the notes on the straps of the bells, I never knew that but it makes
sense, I find this photograph quite fascinating !~

23 Dec 2013 3:55pm

Focales from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

What beautiful bells ! I like reflections in the copper

23 Dec 2013 4:28pm

Veronique from Tarbes, France

Fantastic reflection in the bells ! Very good picture. Have a nice Xmas time my friend :-)

23 Dec 2013 4:54pm

Frances from Massachusetts, United States

Beautiful shot Steve! I love the reflections in the bells, brilliant holiday image.

23 Dec 2013 7:08pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Lovely image! Gorgeous color and reflection!

23 Dec 2013 8:58pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot
with beautiful composition, focus, colors & lighting!
such amazing reflections!

23 Dec 2013 9:11pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful bells with beautiful reflections! Have a wonderful Christmas!

23 Dec 2013 9:21pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

A good shine, someone's worked hard! Intrigued by the sacrificial Disney characters in the background.

23 Dec 2013 10:04pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

querido Steve : jamas pensé que las campanas serian tan brillantes . son realmente hermosas y al ver su delicadeza seguro que también su sonido lo es . al ver la foto se piensa en música y navidad , tu mensaje si que ha llegado . espero que pases una hermosa navidad mi querido amigo . un beso grande . Alejandra

24 Dec 2013 3:14am

Abena from Illinois, United States

ahhh, the sweet sound of bells Steve. I like the shot and the cling clang, chimey feeling I get out of this :-)

24 Dec 2013 3:16am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelles belles cloches sueprbe la brillance et original.

24 Dec 2013 4:00am

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, NY, United States

Wonderful composition - I love bells !! HAPPY HOLIDAYS !! best, john

24 Dec 2013 4:30am

L'angevine from Angers, France

superbe ces cloches

24 Dec 2013 7:44am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

A great kind of music to listen in Christmas time... Well, every time :)

26 Dec 2013 6:24am

Diana from Olympia, United States

Beautifully captured!

26 Dec 2013 4:00pm