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Early Morning Burn
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Early Morning Burn
Early Morning Burn
Shot of the mist flowing over the ridge at sunrise. Taken at Chain Rock overlook in southern KY.
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Early Morning Burn 2
Early Morning Burn 2
Shot of the mist flowing over the ridge at sunrise. Taken at Chain Rock overlook in southern KY. Pineville KY is just below here (underneath all this mist).
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Randy D. Dinkins
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    Another photo taken of the same area a little wider.

12/17/2011 5:44:05 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Wow - both stunning, Randy!

12/17/2011 6:37:39 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Both are outstanding Randy!!

12/18/2011 3:29:11 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Beautiful scene and captures, Randy.

12/18/2011 3:44:50 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I ditto Tammy! This is totally gorgeous Randy..

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12/28/2011 4:51:08 PM

 
Carol Flisak
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Don't know how I missed this the first time around. This is stunning, Randy... wonderful composition and dramatic light! Huge congrats on your finalist!

1/24/2012 2:36:16 PM

 
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Congrats...well done

1/24/2012 2:37:02 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Randy.

1/24/2012 3:16:31 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Randy!

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1/24/2012 4:09:14 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats Randy!

1/24/2012 4:46:12 PM

 
Becky J. Parkinson
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Incredible, Randy!! You were in the right place at the right time and you made the most of it. Congratulations on your stunning finalist!! I like both images!

1/24/2012 5:42:07 PM

 
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Great atmosphere!

1/24/2012 6:19:21 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!!

1/25/2012 12:55:32 AM

 
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Very cool image! Congrats!

1/25/2012 5:24:43 AM

 
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Moody, eye catching and absolutely GORGEOUS Randy. Big time favorite! Congrats!

1/25/2012 10:50:30 AM

 
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Congratulations Randy!

1/25/2012 1:44:04 PM

 
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Wonderful work Randy!! Congratulations on this winner!

1/25/2012 2:41:20 PM

 
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Thanks everyone. It was a great morning to be out, and I really enjoyed just watching fog/mist flow over the ridge. Since the camera with me, snapped a few shots while I was at it :).

1/25/2012 4:29:49 PM

 
Larry L. Redmon
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Congratulations, Randy!

1/25/2012 4:41:38 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Fabulous, Randy - congratulations big-time!

1/25/2012 5:06:27 PM

 
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BIG Congrats on a terrific Winner!!

1/25/2012 5:14:00 PM

 
Mariann Kovats
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A big congrats on your Winner, Randy!

1/25/2012 5:59:18 PM

 
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Congrats on this gorgeous winner!

1/25/2012 6:23:50 PM

 
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Congratst on your incredible winner, Randy!

1/25/2012 6:30:31 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful Winning image, Randy!

1/25/2012 6:52:53 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Such a dramatic capture with stunning light and color, Randy! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GOLD MEDAL WIN!

1/25/2012 9:02:12 PM

 
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congratulations on your gorgeous win!!!

1/26/2012 12:25:10 AM

 
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Nice mood! Congrats on your win!

1/26/2012 4:53:46 AM

 
Michael G. Marshall
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Congratulations on your beautiful winning image, Randy!

1/26/2012 9:46:53 AM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Congratulations, Randy on your fabulous and well deserved win! Outstanding!

1/27/2012 10:33:11 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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You can feel it in the air, the anticipation of waiting for the awards to arrive. The talent that is on display for all to see and share is amazing. Congratulations to all the January, 2012 winners. Merna

1/27/2012 6:23:48 PM

 
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WTG on your wonderful winning photo, Randy! :-) k

1/28/2012 3:45:43 PM

 
Dave Montero
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Early bird gets the great shots. Congratulations on your win Randy!

1/31/2012 2:49:22 PM

 
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Surreal sunrise capture, Randy!! Big congrats to you!! =)

2/25/2012 3:19:35 PM

 
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Congratulations on your stunning winner, Randy!

3/31/2012 6:22:12 AM

 
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Congratulations Randy on your finalist. WTG!!!!!!

10/28/2012 11:40:40 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Honored that the second received recognition. Uploaded both a while back and the first won a finalist and the second was not mentioned. Recently, while on travel with no access to new photos to upload, I decided to re-submit this one.

10/29/2012 2:31:33 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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That is sooo kool...they didn't recognize it the first time...I'm sooo glad you resubmitted it, hope it sees gold later Randy!

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10/29/2012 7:58:01 AM

 
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Wonderful horizontal .....love it!..congrats a third time.....all the best in next round!

10/29/2012 8:38:11 AM

 
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Stunning shot, congrats!

10/29/2012 11:23:16 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Receiving an award from Better Photo is just like unwrapping a gift, the thrill is always the same! It is also exciting to be able to send my personal congratulations to each and every one of you and I look forward to seeing the gold though out the galleries. Merna

10/29/2012 2:29:42 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS Randy on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <><

10/29/2012 3:08:59 PM

 
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Gorgeous atmosphere

10/29/2012 4:18:49 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Another awesome finalist! Congrats!!

10/29/2012 6:34:09 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Gorgeous light, OM! Congrats!

10/29/2012 7:46:41 PM

 
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Stunning Finalist. Congratulations my friend.

10/30/2012 3:26:38 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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gorgeous winner, congratulations!!!

10/30/2012 12:21:04 PM

 
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Congratulations on your First Place Win my friend.

10/30/2012 12:32:38 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Fantastic, Randy - congratulations on a well-deserved win!

10/30/2012 12:40:29 PM

 
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Love both looks. Both getting the gold. Congratulations my friend. What an achievement.

10/30/2012 12:44:08 PM

 
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Love both looks. Both getting the gold. Congratulations my friend. What an achievement.

10/30/2012 12:44:09 PM

 
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your FIRST PLACE WINNER!!!! 8o)

10/30/2012 1:02:38 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats on your first place winner.

10/30/2012 1:03:33 PM

 
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Wow! Congratulations! Very well done indeed :)

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10/30/2012 1:18:32 PM

 
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Beautiful winner! Congrats, Randy!

10/30/2012 2:08:01 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Fabulous, fabulous First place Winner, Randy! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!

10/30/2012 2:42:10 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Stunning first place gold winner Randy. Congratulations.

10/30/2012 2:55:39 PM

 
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Congrats on this gorgeous winner!

10/30/2012 3:05:34 PM

 
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Congratulations on your stunning First Place Winner, Randy! So glad you resubmitted this one.

10/30/2012 3:31:15 PM

 
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WTG Randy!!! Congratulations!

10/30/2012 3:32:18 PM

 
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Wonderful Winner! If I was still in Kentucky, I would want to do this hike with you for sure!!

10/30/2012 3:41:47 PM

 
Carol Flisak
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Huge congrats on your fabulous First Place Winner, Randy!

10/30/2012 3:42:31 PM

 
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Awesome, Randy...congratulations!

10/30/2012 3:46:00 PM

 
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WTG!!!!

10/30/2012 3:49:08 PM

 
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Randy, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding & well deserved First Place Winner!!!

10/30/2012 4:55:12 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Huge congrats, OM!! Do you need Ms.V's smelling salts? LOL!! This sure is a beuaty!!

10/30/2012 4:56:24 PM

 
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beauty. Didn't have on my glasses. LOL.

10/30/2012 4:57:47 PM

 
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Congratulation Randy on your beautiful!!!

10/30/2012 5:23:16 PM

 
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Congratulation Randy on your beautiful win!!!

10/30/2012 5:23:51 PM

 
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Gorgeous scene Randy, congratulations on your first place winner

10/30/2012 6:49:54 PM

 
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Very beautiful and a well-deserved win.

10/30/2012 7:37:00 PM

 
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An amazing visual Randy! Congrats on your first place gold badge!

10/30/2012 7:45:31 PM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Congratulations on a superb winner, Randy!

10/31/2012 1:19:18 AM

 
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This is amazing, Randy! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL FIRST PLACE WINNER!!

10/31/2012 8:07:20 AM

 
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Congratulations on your Fabulous Winning image, Randy!

10/31/2012 8:52:42 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS Randy on your wonderful winner, WTG!!! <><

10/31/2012 9:25:53 AM

 
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Congrats, Randy!!!! GORGEOUS!

10/31/2012 4:19:57 PM

 
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Beautiful image, Randy...
Congratulations!

10/31/2012 4:28:13 PM

 
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BIG Congrats!!

10/31/2012 5:13:21 PM

 
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Congratulations on your double wins, Randy! These are truly spectacular! Great work!

11/1/2012 8:33:09 AM

 
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Amazing scene! Congratulations on your Winner, Randy!

11/1/2012 10:33:47 AM

 
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Such beautiful work!!! Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE win Randy.

11/1/2012 11:58:55 AM

 
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Finally! Congrats on this very well deserved 1st Place Win Randy!

jo ann c.

11/1/2012 2:49:46 PM

 
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Thanks everyone for all the wonderful comments. It was indeed a great morning to be out for a sunrise, besides yielding some nice photos (one other from this series was liked by the BP Judges earlier last year: http://www.betterphoto.com/Premium/Gallery.aspx?id=260216&cat=0&photoID=12443098&mp=V2 ), just because!

11/2/2012 2:20:39 AM

 
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Congratulations Randy..your work is always gorgeous but it's so nice to see that the early bird gets the Gold!

11/2/2012 7:32:04 AM

 
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Congratulations, Randy! This is Gorgeous, I love your work!

11/3/2012 8:28:43 AM

 
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Congratulations on your spectacular winner Randy!

11/5/2012 3:00:31 AM

 
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Congrats on your well deserved win! The light here is awe inspiring!

11/5/2012 7:13:22 AM

 
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Randy, these shots are spectacular. Congratulations on well deserved wins.

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11/5/2012 3:07:00 PM

 
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Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Randy!

11/12/2012 8:32:48 PM

 
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