BetterPhoto.com - Become a better photographer today!
EMAIL:
PASSWORD:
remember me:     
     


Photo Discussion

To participate in the Forum, become a BetterPhoto member or Sign In.

 
Daybreak During The Floods
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 
Daybreak During The Floods
Daybreak During The Floods
Looking north from Lake Cathie Lakemouth towards the areas of eastern NSW devestated again over the last week by floods.
© Brett Dolsen
Canon EOS Digital ...
 
 
 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Kirsten (Kiki)
Kirsten (Kiki)'s Gallery

member since: 3/18/2006
    OHMY!!! This is a real wall-hanger!!! How beautiful, Brett. Straight into favs.

5/29/2009 12:27:13 AM

 
maria I. Warren
BetterPhoto Member
Contact maria
maria's Gallery

member since: 8/26/2006
 

WOOOOOOW this is so going into my favorites wow all I can say is wow awesome job I love it

5/29/2009 12:28:35 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Paul
Paul's Gallery

member since: 3/18/2005
 

Very beautiful, Brett! It looks like more rain next week.

5/29/2009 12:35:36 AM

 
Renee Doyle
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Renee
Renee's Gallery
renee-doyle-photography.com

member since: 1/16/2005
 

Awesome light, comp and capture Brett!!! Hope you stay dry ... we have rain again!!

5/29/2009 12:36:53 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Laura
Laura's Gallery

member since: 1/22/2008
 

ALSO INTO FAVORITES, Brett. So sorry about the horrible rain and foods!
This really is a beautiful picture. I am very sorry it comes from something sad.

We all care. These can be scary times!

-Laura

5/29/2009 12:38:09 AM

 
Kerry Hill
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 9/5/2008
 

Very beautiful capture, Brett!! The colours are wonderful!!

5/29/2009 12:44:44 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 9/14/2005
 

Stunning shot, Brett! Stay safe!

5/29/2009 12:46:39 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Stefania
Stefania's Gallery
Stefania-barbier.com

member since: 9/1/2006
 

oh my... superb beauty .... winner in my book :)

5/29/2009 12:56:35 AM

 
Lynne Morris
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Lynne
Lynne's Gallery

member since: 1/9/2005
 

Wow this is fantastic Brett, great pov and colours.

5/29/2009 1:11:14 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Tiia
Tiia's Gallery

member since: 9/1/2007
 

a wonderful capture!

5/29/2009 1:32:12 AM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Carolyn
Carolyn's Gallery

member since: 2/21/2003
 

WINNER, Brett!!! This is absolutely OUTSTANDING!! :o)

According to the weather forecast there's apparently not supposed to a lot of rain in this present system. Check out this page:

http://weather.smh.com.au/local.jsp?lt=aploc&lc=2635

5/29/2009 1:39:10 AM

 
Brett Dolsen
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Brett
Brett's Gallery

member since: 4/9/2007
 

Thankyou everyone for the great comments.I have only ever seen a couple of larger rocks exposed here in over fifteen years but with the big swells and amounts of water leaving the lake the beach is well and truly scoured.Brett

5/29/2009 2:09:05 AM

 
Doug Pignet
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Doug
Doug's Gallery

member since: 1/6/2008
 

Simply a beautiful capture here Brett,Doug

5/29/2009 2:28:29 AM

 
Michelle Alton
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Michelle
Michelle's Gallery

member since: 5/3/2007
 

Devastating, yes...but you've shown the enigmatic beauty of tragedy.

5/29/2009 2:29:20 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Tammy
Tammy's Gallery
countryimpressions.net

member since: 8/13/2007
 

This is gorgeous, Brett. Love the colours and composition.

5/29/2009 2:45:31 AM

 
Chua Wee Boo
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 11/13/2006
 

A WINNER & simply GORGEOUS,Brett!!!

5/29/2009 2:58:27 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Jennifer
Jennifer's Gallery

member since: 1/11/2007
 

Yep, I agree. Breathtakingly beauitful. A winner, Brett. Congrats :)

5/29/2009 3:11:36 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Aimee
Aimee's Gallery

member since: 11/20/2005
 

...a wonder Brett....what a beauty....well done...Aimee

5/29/2009 3:13:07 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Dominick
Dominick's Gallery
dmd-photo-art.com

member since: 11/16/2006
 

Lovely scenic image and presentation, Brett.

Dominick

5/29/2009 3:18:23 AM

 
Gord MacEachern
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Gord
Gord's Gallery

member since: 12/21/2007
 

Fantastic!!

5/29/2009 3:24:57 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
BetterPhoto Member
Contact MELODIE
MELODIE's Gallery

member since: 2/20/2007
 

There must be Some Symbolism in This Beautiful Image
How Beauty Prevails and Life will Go On
Even after Devastation

Like The Phoenix Rising

5/29/2009 3:33:38 AM

 
Lynn M. Whitt
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 4/15/2007
 

Gorgeous sunrise Brett....

5/29/2009 5:52:35 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Renata
Renata's Gallery

member since: 3/29/2008
 

Amazing image,looks dramatic,fantastic pov and skt,Brett!

5/29/2009 6:50:14 AM

 
Donna Rowley
BetterPhoto Member
donnarowleyphotography.com

member since: 10/5/2004
 

Cracking shot! This has winner written all over it. Def in my favourites!

5/29/2009 12:38:39 PM

 
John Connolly
BetterPhoto Member
Contact John
John's Gallery

member since: 2/28/2003
 

A very graphic image of last weeks storm Brett! Your color and detail are outstanding in this marvelous capture!
There were millions on tons of beach washed out to sea, I hope it all comes back one day!

5/29/2009 3:13:59 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/5/2008
 

Gorgeous composition, colors and details Brett! Excellent image!

5/29/2009 5:27:17 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Thomas
Thomas's Gallery

member since: 12/7/2008
 

Beautiful light, color, and dof, Brett!

5/29/2009 5:39:24 PM

 
Lana Arcemont
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Lana
Lana's Gallery

member since: 11/4/2001
 

Wonderful Light!
Gorgeous!

5/29/2009 6:33:34 PM

 
Avril Young
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Avril
Avril's Gallery

member since: 4/25/2007
 

wow!! stunning capture, we sure will see this one again. It is so full of drama!
Gorgeous Photo Brett!

5/29/2009 7:44:15 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Robert
Robert's Gallery
bemuscapes.com

member since: 1/16/2005
 

Beautiful sunrise capture, Brett!!

5/29/2009 9:51:11 PM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
Contact Ujjwal
Ujjwal's Gallery

member since: 3/21/2001
 

Wonderful light,composition and capture!!

5/29/2009 10:22:10 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Randy
Randy's Gallery
randy-dinkins-photography.com

member since: 11/18/2007
 

Great shot! Beautiful light and comp. Sorry to hear about your water woes.

5/30/2009 2:34:01 AM

 
Manuel Barrera
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 12/23/2005
 

This is magnificent.

5/30/2009 3:31:24 AM

 
a2o aini
BetterPhoto Member
Contact a2o
a2o's Gallery

member since: 6/9/2007
 

Gorgeous! what a wonderful capture of sunrise Brett!

5/30/2009 5:04:29 AM

 
Phillip R. Connolly
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Phillip
Phillip's Gallery

member since: 2/21/2003
 

A beautiful capture during the violent weather conditions experienced, Brett!! Excellent!!

Phil

5/30/2009 5:19:42 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Cindy
Cindy's Gallery

member since: 1/16/2007
 

Wow - so sorry to hear about the floods Brett! You've caught a spectacular and colorful scene here!

5/30/2009 11:53:15 PM

 
Toni Riggs
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 7/12/2007
 

Beautiful capture!

6/2/2009 1:55:58 AM

 
Marisol Pastor
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Marisol
Marisol's Gallery

member since: 12/29/2007
 

This is so dramatic Brett! The light and tones are great.

6/2/2009 12:37:37 PM

 
A P
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 1/1/2008
 

AWESOME!!!!

6/3/2009 3:14:46 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Tiia
Tiia's Gallery

member since: 9/1/2007
 

Congratulations!

6/19/2009 12:40:57 PM

 
Lynne Morris
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Lynne
Lynne's Gallery

member since: 1/9/2005
 

Huge Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Brett.

6/19/2009 2:30:59 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Stefania
Stefania's Gallery
Stefania-barbier.com

member since: 9/1/2006
 

huge congrats Brett!

6/19/2009 2:44:23 PM

 
A P
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 1/1/2008
 

Congratulations Brett on an Outstanding Finalist Best of luck in the next round

6/19/2009 3:03:00 PM

 
Renee Doyle
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Renee
Renee's Gallery
renee-doyle-photography.com

member since: 1/16/2005
 

Big congrats to you Brett on this wonderful finalist!! WTG!

6/19/2009 3:16:13 PM

 
Jeana Clark
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Jeana
Jeana's Gallery

member since: 10/11/2006
 


BEAUTIFUL!!!
Congratulations on
this fabulous finalist!!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~

6/19/2009 4:11:06 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
BetterPhoto Member
diannamurphyphotography.com

member since: 3/20/2006
 

Congratulations on your fine entry/finalist.

6/19/2009 4:17:17 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Patrick
Patrick's Gallery

member since: 12/26/2006
 

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Brett!!!

6/19/2009 5:01:12 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Margaret
Margaret's Gallery

member since: 6/22/2007
 

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Brett!

6/19/2009 5:28:50 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Thomas
Thomas's Gallery

member since: 12/7/2008
 

A wonderful finalist, Brett!

6/19/2009 5:37:09 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 5/5/2008
 

Huge congrats on your fantastic finalist, Brett!

6/19/2009 5:49:17 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Randy
Randy's Gallery
randy-dinkins-photography.com

member since: 11/18/2007
 

Well deserved, Brett. Congrats.

6/19/2009 6:00:50 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 9/29/2007
 

YAYYYYYY!!!!!! Huge congrats Brett!! Best of luck in the next round!!

6/19/2009 6:19:21 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 9/14/2005
 

Big congrats on this wonderful finalist!

6/19/2009 7:33:40 PM

 
Raymond Pauly
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Raymond
Raymond's Gallery

member since: 6/3/2006
 

HUGE congratulations to you, Brett! Awesome finalist!

6/19/2009 7:37:02 PM

 
Kerry Hill
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 9/5/2008
 

Huge congratulations to you Brett!! Very well deserved!!

6/19/2009 8:29:16 PM

 
Avril Young
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Avril
Avril's Gallery

member since: 4/25/2007
 

congratulations on this awesome finalist...sure we will see this one again...really stunning!

6/19/2009 8:48:20 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Jennifer
Jennifer's Gallery

member since: 1/11/2007
 

:) congrats!!

6/19/2009 9:23:19 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz

member since: 11/6/2006
 

CONGRATULATIONS on this AMAZING finalist, Well done.

6/19/2009 9:42:07 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Donna
Donna's Gallery

member since: 1/12/2004
 

Congratulations on your finalist! Amazing Brett!

6/19/2009 10:32:32 PM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
Contact Ujjwal
Ujjwal's Gallery

member since: 3/21/2001
 

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist,Brett!!

6/20/2009 12:40:30 AM

 
Robert K. Bemus
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Robert
Robert's Gallery
bemuscapes.com

member since: 1/16/2005
 

Congratulations on this well deserved Finalist, Brett-- best of luck in the next round!!!

6/20/2009 12:54:51 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Mary
Mary's Gallery

member since: 6/30/2003
 

Such beauty in the midst of Nature's fury, Brett!
TOTALLY deserving to be among the finalists!
Congratulations, and fingers crossed for you in the next level up!

6/20/2009 1:02:24 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 11/19/2004
 

Brett, this is magnificent! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist!

6/20/2009 2:32:08 AM

 
Manuel Barrera
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 12/23/2005
 

Congratulations, Brett, well deserved

6/20/2009 3:06:58 AM

 
Doug Pignet
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Doug
Doug's Gallery

member since: 1/6/2008
 

Congrats

6/20/2009 3:28:23 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Jeff
Jeff's Gallery
robinsonphotoart.com

member since: 10/17/2002
 

Congrats Brett on your excellent Finalist! Jeff

6/20/2009 5:27:11 AM

 
Brett Dolsen
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Brett
Brett's Gallery

member since: 4/9/2007
 

Thanks everyone great to have a finalist amongst so many wonderfull images that deserve recognition.Brett

6/20/2009 5:33:49 AM

 
Max Aureli
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 7/6/2008
 

Congratulations Brett!!! Fantastic scenery my friend!!!

6/20/2009 6:53:30 AM

 
Michelle Alton
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Michelle
Michelle's Gallery

member since: 5/3/2007
 

A great FINALIST Brett. My congratulations to you!

6/20/2009 7:39:37 AM

 
M.Christine Duncan
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 2/18/2008
 

Wonderful light Brett!!! Congrats!!!

6/20/2009 8:14:58 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Patricia
Patricia's Gallery
patricia-coblentz-photography.com

member since: 7/6/2008
 

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist image, Brett!
Patti

6/20/2009 8:50:47 AM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Kirsten (Kiki)
Kirsten (Kiki)'s Gallery

member since: 3/18/2006
 

I'm so glad to see this BEAUUUUTIFUL image again, Brett. Huge congrats.

6/20/2009 10:28:19 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Bojan
Bojan's Gallery

member since: 5/29/2005
 

Congratulations, Brett.

6/20/2009 12:39:37 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Debra
Debra's Gallery
drhimages.com

member since: 2/13/2007
 

WOW, Brett! This is really STUNNING! Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! Deb

6/20/2009 2:16:12 PM

 
John Connolly
BetterPhoto Member
Contact John
John's Gallery

member since: 2/28/2003
 

Congratulations on your finalist award Brett! I hope you are starting to feel a bit better now and starting to kick the flu off!

6/20/2009 3:19:16 PM

 
Brett Dolsen
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Brett
Brett's Gallery

member since: 4/9/2007
 

Thanks everyone and the flu has hit hard this morning!!We need some sunshine here at the moment in what has been a long wet period this year.

6/20/2009 3:22:47 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Usman
Usman's Gallery

member since: 4/11/2006
 

Wonderful landscape image, Brett. CONGRATS on the Finalist Award!!

Usman.

6/20/2009 10:33:30 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Laurence
Laurence's Gallery

member since: 9/23/2004
 

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!!

6/21/2009 12:48:49 AM

 
Beverley Scott
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Beverley
Beverley's Gallery

member since: 5/18/2008
 

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Brett! Have also been hit bad by the flu so haven't been active the last few days so have only just seen this. Bev

6/21/2009 3:27:40 AM

 
Mike Perez
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Mike
Mike's Gallery
mikeperezphotos.com

member since: 1/21/2007
 

Congrats on the beautiful Finalist, Brett! Great light.

6/21/2009 12:21:06 PM

 
Evy Johansen
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Evy
Evy's Gallery

member since: 6/16/2002
 

Big congratulations on this awesome finalist, Brett!! Good luck!!

6/21/2009 7:45:38 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Barbara
Barbara's Gallery

member since: 3/24/2006
 

Congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist, Brett!

6/22/2009 12:57:12 AM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 7/20/2007
 

Congratulations on this beautiful and well deserved finalist Brett!!!

6/22/2009 11:48:49 PM

 
Troy Gallagher
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 8/16/2006
 

Awesome capture Brett, a well deserved congrats.

Troy

6/26/2009 12:57:03 AM

 
Carol Teal
BetterPhoto Member
Contact Carol
Carol's Gallery

member since: 3/19/2006
 

Amazing how you took this devastating natural disaster and made it so beautiful! Congrats on your finalist Brett!

7/15/2009 12:46:36 AM

 
To participate in the Forum, become a BetterPhoto member or Sign In.

Copyright 1996-2014 BetterPhoto.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved.