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Morning's Promise
  Morning's Promise
Morning's Promise

After a 30 minute hike in the dark (using flashlights), along a path through heavy brush that parallels the creek, this was the view at the mouth of lake I was rewarded with as the sun came up!

Tamron 18-270 Di at 18mm. ISO 200, 1/1600 @ f4.0, EC +1/3 (N&L)
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Canon EOS 50D Digi...

Antonio Amen
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    Hi! Jeff, beautiful photo.

8/11/2012 3:09:59 AM

Gord MacEachern
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That's a great reward Jeff, very beautiful capture!

8/11/2012 3:20:42 AM

Mary K. Robison
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Clearly worth every minute slogging through the brush, Jeff! Glorious sunrise, lovely reflection, and perfect composition.

8/11/2012 3:30:03 AM

Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Definitely worth the trip. It's always nice to get your sunrise fix. LOL

8/11/2012 3:31:25 AM

Tammy M. Anderson
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Beautiful colors and reflection, Jeff.

8/11/2012 4:02:28 AM

Linda D. Lester
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I would love a morning like this! Beautiful!

8/11/2012 4:05:43 AM

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Very nice sunrise Jeff.

8/11/2012 4:12:33 AM

Jack Gaskin
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This is what makes getting UP & OUT EARLY WELL WORTH IT !!! Love the sun across the water.
Wonderful Catch


8/11/2012 4:22:25 AM

Doug Pignet
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lovely colors and lighting...well done

8/11/2012 5:22:31 AM

Bojan Bencic
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Beautiful scene, Jeff. Fantastic capture.

8/11/2012 5:38:17 AM

Lynn M. Whitt
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Beautiful colors and reflection.

8/11/2012 6:18:31 AM

Monnie Ryan
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Wow! What an amazing scene!

8/11/2012 6:49:13 AM

Ujjwal Mukherjee
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As we can see the reward was handsome,Jeff!! Beautiful scene and capture!!

8/11/2012 7:34:25 AM

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Beautiful colors and lighting Jeff!,

8/11/2012 9:22:10 AM

Lorna Shutter
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Wow! I think you'll be rewarded with more than this view, Jeff ... This image looks like a Big Winner to me!!! Hope we see it again and again! Absolutely stunning! :)

8/11/2012 9:25:22 AM

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Jeff, Outstanding capture. This may be back again.

8/11/2012 9:46:27 AM

Laura E. Swan
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You early birds inspire me to get up sooner. I MUST TRY IT! HeeHee! (First I have to figure out how to got to bed at a decent time).

Such wonders you witness and record, and you do so well at it Jeff! Really beautiful!

-Laura :D

8/11/2012 9:46:34 AM

Linda S. Smith
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Well worth the hike Jeff! Just gorgeous!

8/11/2012 10:01:44 AM

Husain Akhtar
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Terrific morning scene and image!

8/11/2012 10:51:46 AM

Jill Odice
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Well worth the effort involved Jeff:-)

8/11/2012 11:32:28 AM

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That was worth waiting for,so beautiful ,grate photo


8/11/2012 11:34:04 AM

Anita N. Hogue
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This was certainly your lucky day! It's gorgeous!

8/11/2012 11:41:29 AM

Tiia Vissak
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great tones, light & framing!

8/11/2012 11:44:04 AM

Emile Abbott
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It was worth the trip and patience Jeff. Nature rewards the early bird. A great reward for Jeff.

8/11/2012 11:50:29 AM

Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Jeff,The color and lighting is wonderful my friend.Stunning capture!!!

8/11/2012 12:25:09 PM

J Vissak
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I agree with my daughter. Well done!

8/11/2012 12:53:02 PM

Mike Clime
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Beautiful sunrise and the best part of the day, Jeff!

8/11/2012 12:56:37 PM

Lorraine A. Cook
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After reading your description...first thing that came to mind is an 'oldie', titled,..."The Wanderer". Am I giving my age away, Jeff??(LOL)<:)) And, I LOVE that song and WHAT a reward you were gifted, Jeff!

Thank for Sharing this STUNNING SUNRISE, My Friend!<:))

8/11/2012 1:23:08 PM

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Magical,mystical & exceptional early morning capture, Jeff! Good luck with this beauty!

8/11/2012 1:46:33 PM

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It's a bit like finding a pot of gold at the end of rainbow Jeff! What a glorious sunrise and start to a new day!

8/11/2012 1:56:10 PM

Stephen Zacker
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Like the warm light and reflections. Stunning

8/11/2012 2:22:33 PM

Phillip R. Connolly
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A great sunrise capture, Jeff. I love the sky and the excellent foreground that adds so much interest! Well done and worth the effort getting there!


8/11/2012 4:51:42 PM

Tammy Espino
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Worth the walk :)

8/11/2012 7:31:06 PM

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8/12/2012 1:39:03 AM

Avril Young
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wow, it is beautiful Jeff, wonderful light and reflections...Beautiful!

8/12/2012 2:44:04 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thanks Everyone!! Jeff

8/12/2012 2:44:29 AM

Mary Dimitriw
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Stunning Jeff, it always pays to get out there early!

8/12/2012 4:09:48 AM

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So peaceful, love the color and lighting. Great shot Jeff

8/12/2012 7:07:10 AM

Carolyn J. Connolly
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WOW, Jeff - no wonder this scene greeting you made that long hike in the dark feel SO-O worthwhile!! REALLY beautiful, my friend!! :-)

8/12/2012 7:22:45 AM

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Wonderful capture, Jeff!

8/12/2012 9:41:01 AM

Ann H. Belus
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Absolutely gorgeous sunrise; sure worth the hike, Jeff!

8/12/2012 10:39:23 AM

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8/12/2012 3:57:19 PM

Ellen Hodges
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Absolutely beautiful with gorgeous color and reflections, Jeff!!!

8/12/2012 4:34:20 PM

Nancy L. Green
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I LOVE the beautiful reflections and the great comp in this wonderful image, WTG Jeff!! <><

8/12/2012 5:36:12 PM

Amanda J. Tanner
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Beautiful is not enough for this wonderful image! Great capture Jeff!

8/13/2012 2:29:45 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You!! Jeff

8/13/2012 3:40:09 AM

Terry Cervi
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Your trek was well worth it, Jeff! This is gorgeous!

8/13/2012 6:57:47 AM

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You were well rewarded for your efforts by Mother Nature, hope the judges follow suit, Jeff. Good luck!


8/13/2012 7:35:36 AM

Julianne Bradford
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Beautiful Jeff!

8/13/2012 9:17:41 AM

Karen Celella
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Gorgeous reward, Jeff!

8/13/2012 3:30:42 PM

David Phalen
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Thank you for making the effort to capture this image of spectacular beauty!!

8/13/2012 5:26:12 PM

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Well it was certainly worth it, Jeff! All your BP friends thank you for that effort! What a spectacular sunrise - love the way the lake shimmers in the early morning and those fabulous reflections. Bet we see this again!

8/13/2012 9:27:16 PM

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Well worth the effort!!! Gorgeous Jeff!

8/13/2012 10:18:18 PM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You! Jeff

8/14/2012 3:22:12 AM

Eivor Kuchta
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It's so nice to be out on location before the sun rises and see a new day come to life. What a lovely composition, with the little pool in the foreground! Wonderful light, of course.

8/14/2012 9:35:58 AM

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Amazing view, Jeff! Love it!

8/14/2012 2:50:16 PM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You! Jeff

8/14/2012 3:36:21 PM

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Simply Beautiful capture, Jeff! Worth the hike

8/15/2012 8:35:31 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You Sabrina! Jeff

8/15/2012 2:56:10 PM

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What an awesome capture of this beautiful place Jeff..that golden light is an indicator of a Gold Win I it!

jo ann c.

8/15/2012 7:14:59 PM

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Can't beat that, Jeff...beautiful scene!

8/15/2012 8:01:43 PM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You ! Jeff

8/16/2012 3:13:55 AM

Gail Vitikacs
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Fabulous scene Jeff! Happy Friday!

8/17/2012 9:27:37 AM

Katherine Kuhn
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Spectacular color & reflections, Jeff! Well-worth your walk in the dark, I'd say!

8/17/2012 11:27:39 AM

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Love the inclusion of the mini-cove in the center and the cloud reflections in the water. Nicely composed Jeff!

8/17/2012 3:52:52 PM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You! Jeff

8/18/2012 3:02:47 AM

Carol A. Grady
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What a wonderful capture Jeff. You've inspired me to try to do the same down at Thurmond Lake in SC!

8/19/2012 6:21:36 PM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You Carol! Jeff

8/20/2012 3:07:56 AM

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Stunning image Jeff. Love the sky. Bill

8/21/2012 4:38:07 PM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You Bill! Jeff

8/21/2012 4:48:54 PM

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8/22/2012 5:02:44 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Thank You Cassie! Jeff

8/22/2012 4:12:59 PM

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What a great image, well worth the hike. Incredible work Jeff!

8/23/2012 7:21:15 AM

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Thank You Donna! Jeff

8/23/2012 3:47:28 PM

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