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Daybreak
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Daybreak
Daybreak
Shortly after sunrise in Monument Valley, on the Arizona/Utah border.

F16, 1/10th sec, ISO 200, 24mm focal length

© Ken Smith
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Agnes Fegan
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    A quiet beauty :)

3/8/2011 4:22:24 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Wow, just stunning Ken! Beautifully composed and executed!

3/8/2011 4:38:36 AM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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WOW Ken...this is beautiful!

3/8/2011 4:50:44 AM

 
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AWESOME :O)

3/8/2011 4:57:38 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Looks like the start of a beautiful day!

3/8/2011 4:57:49 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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WOW!!! Takes my breath away Ken!!! Glorious!

3/8/2011 5:00:13 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Stunning....love the light!

3/8/2011 5:23:41 AM

 
Danny B. Head
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One word: Winner!

3/8/2011 5:25:03 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Spectacular photo, Ken. Beautiful scene and capture.

3/8/2011 5:41:54 AM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Ken this is spectacular.

3/8/2011 6:18:41 AM

 
Rolando Rosito
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Wonderful image Ken!

3/8/2011 6:48:37 AM

 
Liz Bullock
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Quite beautiful!

3/8/2011 7:27:32 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Beautiful! Love the sky in this!

3/8/2011 11:50:17 AM

 
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This is beautiful Ken!!!
Light and sky colors are perfectly lovely!! Awesome shot!!!

~J~

3/8/2011 12:29:08 PM

 
John Connolly
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A magic scene with an awesome sky Ken! A mighty capture of my favorite time of day!

3/8/2011 12:46:04 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Gorgeous start to the day Ken! When were you there?

3/8/2011 3:23:16 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great shot!!! Love the light and shadows here!

3/8/2011 6:26:28 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Beautiful capture of light and comp, Ken!

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3/9/2011 12:08:57 AM

 
Carol Eade
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What a beautiful sunrise capture, Ken!

3/10/2011 6:59:59 PM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Oooh, I see a winner, Ken! Wonderful sky and perfect capture!

3/11/2011 9:53:27 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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I agree with Eivor, Ken!! Looks like a winner to me. Breathtaking!!!!!! Deb

3/12/2011 9:16:46 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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Ken, this is a great shot of the valley. Nice job. Bill

3/14/2011 1:24:53 AM

 
James E. Coleman
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Oh man,
Really classy!
I so want to get there, but don't know if I will.

3/14/2011 8:23:23 PM

 
Paul D.
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So Ken, when you stood there that morning and saw such a dramatic sky unfold to compliment the Mittens, were you one happy camper or what?? Gorgeous, gorgeous scene, great job.

3/15/2011 10:29:12 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...very pretty

4/26/2011 8:08:06 PM

 
Angie M. Davis
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Stunning capture! Congratulations on your finalist!

4/26/2011 8:17:26 PM

 
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Congrats on your awesome Finalist Ken!

jo ann c.

4/26/2011 8:47:17 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Beautiful light and color, Ken. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round.

4/26/2011 9:00:13 PM

 
Paul D.
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You ALSO da man, Ken!! Woo Hoo!

4/26/2011 10:29:29 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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WTG Mr N&L :-) .... Big congrats to you on this excellent finalist!

4/27/2011 12:03:22 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats on this outstanding finalist, Ken.

4/27/2011 3:44:43 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Congrats and best luck on a super gorgeous finalist, Ken!!

4/27/2011 3:49:00 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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HUGE CONGRATS, Ken!

4/27/2011 4:27:09 AM

 
Michael Frazier
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Hey Sr. congrats on the gorgeous finalist.

4/27/2011 6:18:59 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Absolutely gorgeous, Ken. Huge congrats.

4/27/2011 6:27:01 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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You know how much I love this beauty, Ken!! Huge congratulations on your gorgeous finalist. GOLD all the way!! soprano jsb

4/27/2011 8:39:06 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Excellent, Ken! Congratulations on your finalist!

4/27/2011 8:52:45 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Awesome shot with the sun coming up! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!

4/27/2011 10:27:11 AM

 
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Knew wed see this again!!!Congratulations on this
beautiful Finalist Ken!!!

~J~

4/27/2011 10:51:13 AM

 
Carol Eade
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Gorgeous, congratulations Ken!

4/27/2011 11:02:29 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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You knocked this out of the park! Congratulations on this beauty!

4/27/2011 11:25:06 AM

 
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Congrats Ken on this Outstanding Finalist!!

4/27/2011 2:51:45 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Love it...Congratulations on your finalist!!!

4/27/2011 3:01:24 PM

 
John Connolly
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Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist Award Ken!

4/27/2011 3:13:18 PM

 
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Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Ken!

4/27/2011 5:04:12 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Just breathtaking, Ken!! Congratulations on your win!!

4/27/2011 10:42:57 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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I wouldn't have survived taking this photo. I'd have had a heart attack right there. This is awesome, Ken!

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ON YOUR BIG GOLD WIN!!!

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4/28/2011 12:00:54 AM

 
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WTG Mr Smith!!!!!! BIG congrats to you on this most deserving winner!!

4/28/2011 1:12:07 AM

 
Nancy S. Kruskop
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Congratulations, Ken! Absolutely stunning!

4/28/2011 1:14:46 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats Ken on your Winner.

4/28/2011 2:43:08 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Beautiful winner, Ken. Congratulations!

4/28/2011 3:15:31 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations, Ken! This is lovely!

4/28/2011 4:10:17 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Congrats on your beautiful winning image Ken!

4/28/2011 4:46:00 AM

 
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Congratulations, Ken! Phenomenal as usual!

4/28/2011 4:50:33 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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WTG, Ken! CONGRATS!

4/28/2011 4:51:52 AM

 
Graeme Chow
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What a masterful piece of winner ?. Congratulations Ken.

4/28/2011 5:04:28 AM

 
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WTG Ken! A big contrats to you on your win!

4/28/2011 5:21:37 AM

 
Boyd L. Alexander
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A big congratulations on your awesome Gold Winner Ken!

4/28/2011 5:41:38 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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So glad to see this gold....beautiful shot Ken! Congratulations!!!

4/28/2011 5:45:29 AM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Awesome win Ken....brilliant job :-)

4/28/2011 7:32:10 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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So happy to see GOLD here, Ken! I guess I can post now...lol!! It's one of my all-time favs! jsb

4/28/2011 7:38:47 AM

 
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huge congrats on your wonderful winner Ken!!!

4/28/2011 8:12:21 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Ken, congratulations, this deserves to be a winner

4/28/2011 9:50:05 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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Ken, congratulations on your beautiful win. You deserve it. Have a great day, Bill

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4/28/2011 9:54:52 AM

 
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What an inspiration you are buddy, I've GOT to get up there to Monument Valley soon. You know I'm crazy about this shot, and I'm thrilled there's gold under it. WTG!!

4/28/2011 10:32:09 AM

 
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Hey Ken, Congratulations on this Incredible Winner, my friend! WTG!

4/28/2011 10:52:16 AM

 
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Congrats on this gorgeous winner Ken!!!

4/28/2011 11:15:50 AM

 
Karen Celella
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Congratulations on your glorious winner of the gold, Ken.

4/28/2011 11:20:38 AM

 
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And, again, Knew we'd see this one again!!! Way To Go Ken!!!
Congratulations for this
well deserved Winner!!!!

~J~

4/28/2011 11:28:53 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Winning image, Ken!

4/28/2011 11:55:57 AM

 
Gina Cormier
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Simply beautiful!!!!!! Congrats!!!!!!!!

4/28/2011 3:58:02 PM

 
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Congrats on your winner!!!

4/28/2011 4:08:33 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Out of this world Ken!!!

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos

4/28/2011 4:57:50 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Take photo, Sleep
Edit photo, Sleep
Received award, stop sleeping
CONGRATULATIONS, Merna

4/28/2011 5:08:51 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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YAY FOR THE KEN
An incredible shot and well deserved!

4/28/2011 5:33:45 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Such beautiful light Ken, congratulations on your winner!

4/28/2011 5:36:24 PM

 
Joanna Madloch
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fantastic image! Huge congrats, Ken!

4/28/2011 6:10:37 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Stunning, Ken - the light and sky is absolutely marvelous! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS VERY DESERVING GOLD WINNER!!!

4/28/2011 9:51:42 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on landing in the GOLDEN CIRCLE, Ken!!!

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4/29/2011 2:30:55 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Love this breathtaking winner!
Congratulations, my friend! ☺
~♥~Lisa

4/29/2011 7:47:26 AM

 
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Huge congratulations, Ken, this is awesome!!!

4/29/2011 7:48:01 AM

 
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Congratulation on this fantastic win, Ken! :-) k

4/29/2011 12:50:16 PM

 
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving 2nd Place WINNER! 8o)

4/29/2011 4:21:26 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congratulations on your win, Ken!

4/29/2011 6:32:57 PM

 
Irene Colling
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Stunning sight, expertly photographed.

Your composition, color and exposure are outstanding Ken.

Congratulations on this excellent gold award winner.

4/30/2011 10:38:58 AM

 
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Congratulations on your winner Ken.

4/30/2011 11:47:24 AM

 
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Ken, congratulations on your winner here. It's, of course, dramatic and quite beautiful. It must have been very exciting to see this scene.

5/1/2011 11:33:16 AM

 
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That's awesome, Ken! Congratulations on the win!

5/1/2011 10:51:29 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Congratulations, Ken!

5/2/2011 7:24:15 PM

 
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Congrats on a great winner, Ken!

5/3/2011 5:24:26 AM

 
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Congratulations on your winning selection Ken!

5/11/2011 1:14:30 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Congratulations on your SnapShot feature, Ken. Beautiful image they chose.

5/17/2011 3:45:20 AM

 
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Congrats on your snap shot feature Ken......enjoy the ride :-)

5/17/2011 3:58:05 AM

 
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Congrats on the feature in Snapshot, Ken! Such a fantastic capture!

5/17/2011 4:04:02 AM

 
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your featured SnapShot!!! 8o)

5/17/2011 5:36:07 AM

 
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Oh my, clearly have some catching up to do! Congrats both on your gold and your featured gallery! Awesome shot!

5/17/2011 6:58:03 AM

 
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Congrats on your feature in SnapShot Ken!

5/17/2011 1:12:14 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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STUNNING....could of been, should have been first place!!! YAHOOO!

5/17/2011 4:29:23 PM

 
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My belated compliments on this heavenly image! Puts me in a mellow lovely mood! Congrats!

5/17/2011 4:47:37 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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So beautiful Ken, really nice lighting and scenery. Congratulations on your win and gallery feature!

5/17/2011 11:09:35 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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A big congrats to you, Ken!! Beautiful image!!

5/19/2011 1:37:27 PM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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PERFECT shot!! Big congratulations on your Winner, Ken!!!

5/20/2011 10:39:46 AM

 
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