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Fall Auroras
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Fall Auroras
Fall Auroras
Midnight, at the river lit by aurora and full moon. Canon 5dmk2, 24mm L1.4 lens. It was a beautiful night.
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Michelle Alton
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    Whoa...sorry I missed this when it was first posted! I always adore your Aurora images, Ronald, but THIS one takes them to an even higher plane. A thousand WOWs, and congratulations on its well-deserved POTD selection!

12/29/2011 3:44:23 AM

 
Joy Rector
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congrats on the POTD

12/29/2011 4:00:07 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Beautiful POTD. Congrats!

12/29/2011 4:08:33 AM

 
Richard M. Waas
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Congrats on a well deserved POTD!!

12/29/2011 4:21:07 AM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on your POTD, stunning!

12/29/2011 4:53:17 AM

 
Johnnie Ann Gaskill
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Awesome!! I'd love to know what your camera settings were and your processing workflow. I'm sure others would benefit, too, from your sharing that info.

12/29/2011 5:15:19 AM

 
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Incredibly beautiful. Congratulations.

12/29/2011 5:22:36 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Ohhhh my! What a fantastic capture of this gorgeous scene, Congrats on your POTD Ronald!

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12/29/2011 5:37:00 AM

 
Charles A. LaMatto
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What a beautiful, surreal image. It looks like a painting that belongs in an art gallery somewhere. Congrats on your POTD.

12/29/2011 5:52:54 AM

 
Marilyn Cornwell
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Wow! This is a beautiful landscape with the bonus of the aurora! Congratulations on POTD!

12/29/2011 6:10:27 AM

 
Karen Celella
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Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD, Ronald! Someday I hope to see the aurora. I'm with Johnnie and would love to hear the details.

12/29/2011 6:38:56 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Amazing photo! congrats...

12/29/2011 7:31:17 AM

 
Graeme Chow
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Wonderful aurora that I ever seen! Congratulations Ronald.

12/29/2011 7:47:55 AM

 
Sara B. Coffey
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Fantabulous! The colors & light patterns have a mystical appeal!
Congatulations Ronald on your POTD.
Sara:)

12/29/2011 7:50:38 AM

 
Andre Larose
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Really breathtaking. Congratulations on this wonderful POTD.

André

12/29/2011 8:20:17 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATZ on the wonderful capture and POTD award, Ronald!!!

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12/29/2011 8:45:33 AM

 
Maria Coulson
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Gorgeous, congratulations!!!

12/29/2011 9:25:32 AM

 
Steven W. Lepak
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Bravo Ronald! Wonderful - well composed and nicely exposed. Keep them coming. Best Regards, Steven

12/29/2011 10:13:50 AM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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Living in an urban areas, we rarely get to view the Auroras. Thank you for sharing your experiences with us.

12/29/2011 11:09:59 AM

 
Debbie Bray
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Stunning, and to add this to a reflection makes it super stunning!! Congrats on your POTD!

12/29/2011 3:20:53 PM

 
Margie R. Kirby
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Congratulations! Absolutely breathtaking!

12/29/2011 3:52:45 PM

 
Sharon L. Doane
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Spectacular! Congratulations!

12/29/2011 4:53:33 PM

 
Richard D. Love
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Congratulations, Ronald. Wonderful colors and composition!

Rick

12/30/2011 8:38:20 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks for sharing this amazing view Ronald, huge congrats on your POTD!

12/30/2011 5:04:32 PM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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Congratulations on the POTD....this is a stunning image of the Aurora....don't see them in Arizona.....but I hear tell that some folks in Georgia saw one recently....It surely was a beautiful night, Ronald....thanks for submitting this...Happy New Year!

12/31/2011 8:13:21 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Stunning and superb image, Ronald! Congrats on your POTD!

Happy New Year!
Debby

1/1/2012 8:17:50 AM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrast on your awesome finalist!! :)

1/24/2012 2:05:38 PM

 
Glenn E. Traver
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Congratulations on this Beautiful Finalist and POD Ronald. ~ GT

1/24/2012 2:39:15 PM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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This one should go higher! Congratulations for the Finalist.

1/24/2012 3:36:05 PM

 
Lynn M. Whitt
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist...

1/24/2012 3:57:46 PM

 
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Spectacular

1/24/2012 6:15:17 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Big Congratulations, Ron! Double award & good luck on the third!

1/24/2012 6:22:36 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on this amazing finalist!

1/24/2012 6:46:31 PM

 
Irene Colling
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A stunning beauty.

Double congratulations Ronald.

1/24/2012 9:32:31 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this beautiful First Place Win Ronald!!

1/25/2012 2:32:48 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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So beautiful, Ronald! Congratulations on your first place win!

1/25/2012 2:40:02 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Congratulations on your win!

1/25/2012 2:43:03 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congrats on your stunning First Place Win!

1/25/2012 3:09:28 PM

 
Marijana Fajgl
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Big congratulations on your outstanding winner, Ronald! Love it!

1/25/2012 3:23:08 PM

 
Chris Schlosser
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Stunning! Congratulations on your win, Ronald!

1/25/2012 3:53:26 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Congratulations on your gorgeous First Place winner, Ronald!!

1/25/2012 3:58:21 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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A stunning image! Big congratulations on your fabulous First Place Winner, Ronald.

1/25/2012 4:11:29 PM

 
Larry L. Redmon
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Congratulations on your win!

1/25/2012 4:24:10 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations on your First Place Winner, Ronald!

1/25/2012 5:03:24 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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This was my pick, big congrats!

1/25/2012 6:17:04 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Winning image!

1/25/2012 6:47:22 PM

 
Nancy Marie Ricketts
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Just a spectacular gold winner. I am a great fan of all your "Northern Lights" captures.

1/25/2012 7:13:28 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Your Aurora captures are truly inspiring and this one at midnight is even more so. CONGRATZ on a very deserving First Place winner, Ronald. I guess a night well spent!!!

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1/25/2012 7:41:49 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Beautiful. Congratulations on your win, Ronald!

1/26/2012 3:00:34 AM

 
Cathy a. Rose
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Awesome capture!! How wonderful to be so close to the Northern Lights!! Congratulations!!! Well deserved!!

1/26/2012 5:29:35 AM

 
Janet Fikar
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It doesn't get much better than this. Congratulations on your win!!

1/26/2012 7:47:56 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Congratulations, just beautiful.

1/26/2012 8:46:18 AM

 
Michael G. Marshall
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Beautiful winning image, Ronald! Congratulations!

1/26/2012 9:33:23 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful......Love the colors!! Congrats on your win!!

1/26/2012 10:27:23 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Wow! Very well deserved win Ronald, fantastic find and capture!

jo ann c.

1/26/2012 11:13:03 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Hardy congrats on your POTD and First Place Win for this stunning image!

1/26/2012 2:57:54 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Congratulations, Ronald on your fabulous First Place Win!

1/27/2012 10:15:26 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations Ronald, outstanding win!

1/27/2012 11:59:12 AM

 
Rolando Rosito
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Fantastic winner Ronald, congratulations!!

1/27/2012 2:05:09 PM

 
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 7:45:32 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Natural beauty at its´ best. Outstanding picture Ronald - congratulations on your winner!

1/29/2012 3:59:51 AM

 
Dave Montero
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Just the right amount of lighting to make this an amazing capture. Congratulations on your win Ronald!

1/31/2012 11:40:33 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats on this fabulous winner, Ron!!!

2/1/2012 2:59:33 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Beautiful winning image, congratulations!

2/6/2012 2:41:26 PM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Outstanding image Congrats on Winner & POTD :-)

2/7/2012 8:18:42 PM

 
Maria Coulson
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Ronald, this is so beautiful. I can understand why it has so much gold. Congratulations.

2/8/2012 12:50:42 AM

 
Lori Carlson
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What a moment! What a capture!!
Congrats on all your recognition, Ronald!! =)

2/25/2012 3:08:37 PM

 
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