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First Snow at Bryce Canyon
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First Snow at Bryce Canyon
First Snow at Bryce Canyon
December 2012 BetterPhoto.com Finalist. 2nd Prize at the 2013 Photography Competition at the Union League of Chicago. It rained hard the night before and turned to snow on October 6, 2011. This was the result after sun rise; this wonderful fluffy snow over the brilliant color of the Bryce Canyon Landscape. During the day, snow squalls were interspersed with moments of brilliant sun. This scene was an early morning capture taken with my Nikon Coolpix P7000 while waiting to set up my tripod with my SLR in a good position given the number of folks enjoying the early morning vista and light.
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Michelle Alton
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    Wow. Very pretty that way.

12/13/2012 7:41:04 AM

 
John D. Roach
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Thank you so much.......I was delighted to have this image be an honorable mention as a finalist (almost got second place, I am told) in a photo competition in Wisconsin recently.

12/13/2012 7:44:26 AM

 
Lynn M. Whitt
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Beautiful colors and composition.

12/13/2012 8:28:21 AM

 
John D. Roach
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Lynn, thank you for the nice comments. By the way, you have some awesome images in your gallery.

12/13/2012 8:35:53 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Beautiful comp. and capture. Love the snow. We were there in June 2012 and spent 4 nights. Had a great time. Very beautiful.

12/13/2012 9:11:00 AM

 
John D. Roach
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Tammy, thank you! I enjoyed your gallery, too.

12/13/2012 9:15:34 AM

 
John Connolly
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A magnificent scene and capture John! Your gallery is really outstanding!

12/13/2012 11:59:05 AM

 
Craig D. Minton
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Great lighting and depth to this image, John.

12/13/2012 9:18:52 PM

 
Ann Lyssenko
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Nothing quite like the magic of Bryce Canyon in the snow. Beautiful image! Ann

12/15/2012 11:49:59 AM

 
Linda S. Smith
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What an outstanding capture John! I can only imagine how beautiful it must have been to have seen this glorious sight in person!!!

12/18/2012 7:56:16 PM

 
John D. Roach
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John, Craig, Ann, and Linda...thank you for the nice comments. It was a magical morning when the heavy rain storm of the night before turned to snow and then it started to clear.

12/19/2012 5:05:04 AM

 
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Beautiful

1/24/2013 5:56:56 AM

 
John D. Roach
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Judges,

Thank you....it was a wonderous morning, that I will never forget. This one of many where I captured the light in a special way due to the snow, sun and clouds over the luminous Bryce Canyon.

John

1/24/2013 6:15:01 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Are you amazed at the vivid colors, sharpness and composition of your photographs? Well the judges are, CONGRATULATIONS you are a winner for the month of December, 2012!
Merna

1/25/2013 12:58:43 PM

 
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