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Icy Reflection Wide View Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
Icy Reflection Wide View
Icy Reflection Wide View
Fountain Creek Valley Park north of Fountain, CO (wider view). I enjoyed the the S-shaped opening in the ice cover, and the reflections of the frosted trees. Tripod-mounted Mamiya 7, 80mm lens, 1/4 second, f/22. Velvia 100F. Cropped and adjusted levels and saturation in Photoshop.
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Sandra Freyler
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    Beautiful! Wonderful image!

9/25/2005 9:55:04 AM

Colette M. Metcalf
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This is beautiful!!

9/25/2005 12:18:04 PM

Kevin Lings
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Wow, excellent

9/25/2005 12:31:31 PM

Marc A. Bailey
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spectacular winter landscape, Tom, the colours you have captured are quite amazing!

9/26/2005 10:46:46 AM

Peter Falvo
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Great photo Tom the reflection coming off the water looks like glass.

10/11/2005 1:05:39 PM

Daniel G. Flocke
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Tom - This is a superb image!! Congatulations on being a finalist, good luck next round.


10/21/2005 8:09:01 AM

Karen Rahlf
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Wow! This is such a beautiful scene. Congrats on being a finalist.

10/21/2005 5:18:27 PM

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CONGRATULATIONS On wonderful Winner!!!!

10/23/2005 11:56:46 AM

Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations, Tom!

Cathy :)

10/23/2005 7:25:30 PM

Evy Johansen
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Awesome image, Tom! Congratulations on your well deserved win!

10/23/2005 7:31:41 PM

Tom Schmitt
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Thank you all! I felt honored enough just to have my image included with all of those great finalists!

10/23/2005 9:09:32 PM

Janine White
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Simply Breathtaking!!!
Congrats on your finalist and now a well deserved second place.


10/23/2005 9:31:46 PM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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WOW, impressive!!!!! Congratulations!!

10/23/2005 10:39:18 PM

Donna W. Neal
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Beautiful and congratulations on your win Tom

10/24/2005 5:23:36 PM

Bill Houghton
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Congratulations on your beautiful winning photo.

10/26/2005 6:32:49 AM

Ed Heaton
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Well done Tom :-) Congrats!

10/26/2005 5:07:21 PM

Shari Travison
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Awesome winter shot! Love the beautiful blue pond's shape and the reflection. Congrats!

10/26/2005 5:10:05 PM

Murry Grigsby
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Terrific winter image Tom! I really like your design and exposure to keep the snow and frost bright white. Congratulations on your win!!

10/29/2005 6:30:31 AM


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This is so gorgeous!! Great shot

11/6/2005 9:12:05 AM

Christopher J. Budny
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What a beauty! The blues are beautiful, and the scene is, too! You can feel the crispness in the air...

11/22/2005 3:35:22 AM

Corinne M. Thompson
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This is picture perfect! Belated congratulations on your win!

11/22/2005 9:33:19 PM

Lori Carlson
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Congratulations Tom!! :0)

11/25/2005 12:49:03 PM

Lisa B. North
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What a stunner! And it looks great with the black gallery background! Colors are fantastic! Lisa

9/23/2008 3:44:11 PM

Tom Schmitt
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Thanks Lisa, this is one of my old favorites! I've walked along these ponds on many winter mornings since then, but I haven't seen it like this since that day!

9/23/2008 6:52:35 PM

Christine Pentecost
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Wow, this is just gorgeous!

11/9/2009 12:02:17 PM

Tom Schmitt
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Thank you Christine!

11/9/2009 1:26:00 PM

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