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From the Bodie ghost town in the Sierras.

As a gold town, it boomed from late 1877 through mid- to late 1880. By 1915, it was mostly deserted.

Bodie is now an authentic Wild West ghost town. The town was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1961, and in 1962 it became Bodie State Historic Park. A total of 170 buildings remained.
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11/3/2012 6:28:42 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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You did make it to Bodie. Wasn't that the coolest place? I wish I had 2 more days to wander around there. Did you use your Ir there?

11/3/2012 7:07:35 AM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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Love your comp on this Ken. Fantastic work as always.

11/3/2012 7:36:23 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Great perspective and capture of this iconic place!!

11/3/2012 7:50:37 AM

 
Michael Frazier
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Great capture, and comp Sr.

11/3/2012 8:05:16 AM

 
Nina Shields
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Ken, thanks for the history lesson; what an amazing place; love your use of the wagon wheel as a powerful FG and framing element; high impact!!

11/3/2012 12:00:33 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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These are nice!! Hope to go there one day!!!

11/3/2012 12:47:00 PM

 
John Connolly
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Wonderful captures from this historic old ghost town, Ken! I can envisage a heap of photographic opportunities around this town!

11/3/2012 1:34:34 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Glad you made it there :-) Bodie is one of my all time favorite places to go anytime of year it is special...This is going into my favs !

11/5/2012 7:26:01 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Very cool framing, dof and pov Ken!!

11/6/2012 12:50:06 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is just great framing and excellent dof, Ken! Congrats again on another brilliant finalist!!

12/28/2012 8:39:20 AM

 
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Huge congrats on your gorgeous finalists!!!! Best luck!!!

12/28/2012 8:50:25 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congrats on another awesome finalist, Ken.

12/28/2012 12:00:33 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Very cool, Ken! I love it. Congratulations again!

12/28/2012 12:54:46 PM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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I love this from the first time I saw it, Ken. A big congrats to you on your finalist and best of luck to you in the next round.

12/28/2012 2:56:43 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your finalist, Ken.

12/28/2012 6:53:59 PM

 
Peggy J. Pfister
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Congrats on a terrific finalist!

12/28/2012 8:06:00 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Super use of depth and framing Ken, congratulations!!

12/29/2012 7:29:21 AM

 
John Connolly
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Congratulations on your finalist Ken, this is a superb image!

12/29/2012 11:21:05 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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CONGRATULATIONS Ken on your wonderful finalist, WTG my friend!!! <><

12/29/2012 12:03:17 PM

 
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Congrats on this wonderful finalist Ken!

12/30/2012 10:17:55 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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Love your comp and colors Ken... Congratulations on your gorgeous win!!!

12/31/2012 12:05:34 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Congrats, Ken!!

12/31/2012 3:13:58 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Masterful work from a great master (you!)
Congratulations Ken, and wishing you a Happy New Year!

12/31/2012 3:22:26 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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A BIG congrats to you Ken!!!!

12/31/2012 3:26:49 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats on a great winner.

12/31/2012 3:55:12 AM

 
Kathy Cline
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LOVE IT KEN
Congratulations and have a BLESSED NEW YEAR!

12/31/2012 4:31:31 AM

 
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Perfection...Congrats on your well deserved Gold Winner Ken!

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12/31/2012 5:07:23 AM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on your win Ken!

12/31/2012 6:21:29 AM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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I love it when you make a Finalist or Gold List. Each one of your images is a window to a different place or subject and is always interesting. Beyond that, your photographic experience and talent is always present. Congratulations, Ken.

12/31/2012 7:53:27 AM

 
Memoriee G. Sconce
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Congrats on this one great POV.
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12/31/2012 7:58:06 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Your POV, details and comp are perfection, Ken! Huge congratulations on your BRILLIANT GOLD WINNER!!

12/31/2012 8:51:16 AM

 
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A place I'd love to go see someday!
Congratulations Ken on this outstanding Winner!!

~J~

12/31/2012 9:00:00 AM

 
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Love the framing on this, Ken. Gorgeous. Huge congrats on your beautiful Gold.

12/31/2012 9:41:41 AM

 
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BIG Congrats on a terrific Winner!!

12/31/2012 10:08:09 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Ken, congratulations, excellent

12/31/2012 10:14:57 AM

 
Brian M. Jones
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A Very BIG congrats to you for your outstanding 2nd Place Gold Ken. I am so Happy you Won For This Image. All of you images are Simply Outstanding

12/31/2012 12:15:37 PM

 
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Congratulations on your gold winner, Ken.

12/31/2012 12:58:31 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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As always, great eye; beautiful capture. Congratulations!!

12/31/2012 12:59:12 PM

 
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Yeah Ken! Congratulations on your win!

12/31/2012 4:25:57 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your win :)

12/31/2012 4:33:54 PM

 
Ann H. Belus
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Congratulations on this awesome gold winner, Ken!

1/1/2013 8:24:27 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Whoa!Congrats on your Gold!

1/2/2013 4:41:21 PM

 
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Excellent image, Ken. Congratulations on your Gold winner.

1/2/2013 9:44:45 PM

 
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Big congrats on this amazing WINNER, Ken! WTG, my friend!

1/3/2013 7:19:23 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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BIG congrats to you Mr Smith on this wonderful gold winner!!!

1/6/2013 5:54:29 PM

 
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January is a month of reflection for me, I remember how privileged I was to observe all the outstanding work and beautiful photographs of the past year. For the last time this year, I would be honored to congratulate you for your spectacular work and willingness to share with all of us, Happy New Year, Merna Nobile

1/20/2013 11:09:52 AM

 
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Congratulations on your win, Ken!

1/24/2013 6:54:13 AM

 
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