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Coast of Wonder
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Coast of Wonder
Coast of Wonder
© Adam Burton
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Geralyn Montambault
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    What a beautiful dreamy image. Love the colors and tones!

10/13/2005 11:30:09 AM

 
Bob Duncan
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Incredable image Adam.
What sort of post processing if any have you done with photo?
Bob

10/13/2005 11:33:11 AM

 
Adam Burton

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Hi bob,

Thanks for your comments. I have adjusted sat and contrast a little bit and then just curves. The light was so special that it really didnt need anything, other than the standard bits to wake up the RAW file. The accompanying Jpeg was perfect straight out of camera.

Thanks,
Adam.

10/13/2005 11:48:06 AM

 
Jay Patel
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Awesome work...Adam!! Looking at this, I am inspired to have some more coastal images in my portfolio.

10/13/2005 12:20:44 PM

 
Adam Burton

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Hello Jay!! Fancy bumping into you here!! Ive only just joined. Is it good here?

Adam.

10/13/2005 12:27:08 PM

 
John Rivera
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Beautiful work here Adam! A winner!

10/13/2005 2:07:36 PM

 
Maria  L. Jones

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Hi Adam-I love the lighting in this photo. Wonderful work!

10/13/2005 3:04:51 PM

 
john dunne
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wow. I so want to one day be able to take a shot like this. well done

10/13/2005 3:32:32 PM

 
Piotr M. Organa
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Wonderful colors and light. Coast of wonder indeed!

10/13/2005 5:29:59 PM

 
Paula Kelly
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Best scene shot ive seen on this site!

10/13/2005 5:50:12 PM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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absolutely gorgeous!!

10/13/2005 5:57:36 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Adam this has to be a winner! Just amazing. I would love to have that hanging on my wall.

10/13/2005 6:04:38 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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WOW ~ Incredible job, Adam! Fantastic capture...the lighting just added a fabulous touch to this already beautiful scene!

10/13/2005 11:10:56 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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awesome! winner!

10/14/2005 8:24:54 AM

 
James Reininger
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I am not psychic, but I believe I sense a winner here.

10/14/2005 11:00:17 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Extraordinary, Adam! Perfect!

10/14/2005 11:05:14 AM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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OUTSTANDING!!

10/15/2005 8:46:23 AM

 
Jill Odice
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I am not surprised to see this here Adam...Congrats :-)

11/23/2005 2:02:04 AM

 
Bob Duncan
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I'm with Jill Adam, this is no surprise to me!!!!

11/23/2005 5:59:37 AM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Congratulations on your finalist, Adam. Very impressive landscape.

11/23/2005 5:11:10 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding image, a big congratulations on your well deserved win!!!!

11/26/2005 12:34:56 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win!!!!

11/26/2005 12:53:05 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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Just amazing, Adam. Congratulations on your win!!

11/26/2005 5:06:38 PM

 
Johnny  Santoso
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Congratulations on this Second Place winner Adam.!. regards,

11/26/2005 6:26:57 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Adam, excellent detail, DOF, compositon and lighting; congratulations on your second place win.

11/26/2005 8:20:05 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Awesome image!! Congratulations on your second place win, Adam!!

11/26/2005 9:32:29 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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A BIG CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS WINNER Adam

11/27/2005 1:48:32 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!

11/27/2005 6:36:14 PM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on your Second Place win, Adam!

Cathy :)

11/29/2005 8:20:10 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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This is an awesome image, Adom!! Big congratulations on your win and on your POTD!!

12/28/2005 12:17:55 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Wonderful capture of this powerful image, Adam! Congratulations on your win and POTD!!!

12/28/2005 12:48:55 AM

 
Graeme Chow
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This simply fantastic photo. congrat Adam on the win and POTD.

12/28/2005 12:51:02 AM

 
Alex Ringer
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A scene from Genesis third day, after our Lord created the earth and the light, heaven and oceans. It seems that you've attended such a rare spectacle and captured it for us in a dreamy way. Congratulations, Adam (and who deserves more to attend this event than adam)?

12/28/2005 12:53:56 AM

 
Margaret Sikora
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Congratulations on a breathtaking photo

12/28/2005 1:02:45 AM

 
Robert L. Andersen
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Awesome, Amazing Image ! Congrats !

12/28/2005 1:43:19 AM

 
Adam Burton

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Thanks very much everybody for your kind comments, and for the POTD. Im very grateful to you all.

Happy new year.
Adam.

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12/28/2005 1:57:52 AM

 
Dan Walters

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Great shot! I love the lighting in this image!

12/28/2005 2:07:04 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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WOW!! This is a great shot Adam. Beautiful work. Congratulations.

12/28/2005 2:40:56 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Big congratulations on this very beautiful POTD, Adam!!

12/28/2005 3:56:05 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Congratulations on potd! awesome!

12/28/2005 4:20:29 AM

 
Mary Timman
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This is just fabulous!
Congratulations on POTD!

12/28/2005 4:27:15 AM

 
Josselyne Klecanda
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WOW!WOW!WOW!Truely terrific,and wonderful.
Josselyne

12/28/2005 4:41:41 AM

 
Donna Dunbar
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At First glance this image took my breath away, absolutely gorgeous Adam!! Congrats on POTD it is well deserved.

12/28/2005 4:48:15 AM

 
Scott Pedersen

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This is excellent

12/28/2005 4:50:46 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Congrats for your POTD and win!

ccc

12/28/2005 4:57:21 AM

 
Joy Rector
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congrats on your POTD

12/28/2005 4:59:14 AM

 
Virginia L. Allison
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WOW, what a beautiful image. Congrats and well done.

12/28/2005 5:02:01 AM

 
Ed Heaton
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Outstanding work Adam!!! Congrats on POTD!

12/28/2005 5:16:51 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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stunning

12/28/2005 5:20:21 AM

 
David Phalen
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Awesome! You set a standard I strive for but will probably never meet. A well deserved Winner and POTD.

12/28/2005 5:30:33 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congratulations on your Win & Your POTD feature Adam! Nicely done!

12/28/2005 6:14:43 AM

 
Nimisha Awasthy

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Really wonderful, full of peace.

12/28/2005 6:18:01 AM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulations on your smashing POTD, Adam!

12/28/2005 6:18:59 AM

 
Tracy Reehal
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Gorgeous! The lighting is amazing. Congrats on your win, Adam.

12/28/2005 6:19:51 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Adam, congratulaions on this exciting and gorgeous Second Place win and POTD! Awesome lighting!

12/28/2005 6:26:44 AM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Such magical light! Well captured. Congrats on your POTD.

12/28/2005 6:56:27 AM

 
Ivan Chacon
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After reading all I have nothing to say but a small " Beautiful image",Adam and wonderful lighting!!!
Happy Holidays!!!

12/28/2005 7:15:38 AM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome landscape photograph, Adam!!! A very well-deserved Winner and POTD!!!

12/28/2005 7:23:56 AM

 
Michael J. Walters
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Absolutely stunning, Adam. Well done.

Michael

12/28/2005 7:24:25 AM

 
Nancy Donnell
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Wow, Adam. This is amazing, and the light is awe inspiring. Congratulations. Hope you are framing this one!

12/28/2005 7:29:56 AM

 
Warren Ishii
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Outstanding lighting and a beautiful scene. A big congratulations to you Adam.

12/28/2005 7:45:17 AM

 
Theresa  M. VanderStaay
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Beautiful photograph...Congrat's on your POTD and your 2nd Place Win!!! Well deserved!!! Theresa

12/28/2005 8:02:26 AM

 
France Freeman
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Beautiful shot Adam. You really caught the mood and the moment. Stunning! Where was this and what mm wide angle do you use?

12/28/2005 8:23:04 AM

 
Jacqueline C. Harmon
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wow what a wonderful scene! a perfect potd!

12/28/2005 8:39:09 AM

 
Victor Bustinza

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Excellent, what was your cam setup, and wath your lens,congratulations. Victor

12/28/2005 9:01:54 AM

 
Kari S. Topham
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Wow wow wow wow wow wow, That's all I can say. Beautiful.

12/28/2005 9:15:22 AM

 
Terrill Province
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BREATHTAKING!!! Congrats on POTD, too!

12/28/2005 10:12:42 AM

 
Adam Burton

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Thanks again for your kind comments all. To answer the questions about tech specs, here they are:

.4 secs @ F18. Canon 20D, 10-22mm @ 10mm. .9 nd grad filter, ISO 100 RAW.

Thanks again.
Adam.

12/28/2005 10:50:17 AM

 
Adam Burton

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Thanks again for your kind comments all. To answer the questions about tech specs, here they are:

.4 secs @ F18. Canon 20D, 10-22mm @ 10mm. .9 nd grad filter, ISO 100 RAW.

Thanks again.
Adam.

12/28/2005 10:50:19 AM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Stunning image Adam!! Congrats on your win and POTD!

12/28/2005 11:41:16 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Gorgeous shot, Adam! Congratulations on your win and POTD!

12/28/2005 12:06:24 PM

 
Graham D. Sher
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Stunning shot Adam with amazing use of light and texture. Wonderful, worthy feature.

12/28/2005 1:36:02 PM

 
Mary McAllister
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An absolutely stunning image!
Congrats!

12/28/2005 1:44:52 PM

 
Leslie A. Wilson
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I'm speechless. It looks more like a painting, Adam. Hard to believe you got such a look with a little sat and curves. Powerful and awe inspiring.
What time of the day was it shot?

12/28/2005 2:01:45 PM

 
France Freeman
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Thanks for the specs Adam. Nice the way you work that wide angle. Your gallery images are all beautiful!

12/28/2005 2:23:55 PM

 
Johnny  Santoso
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Wonderful colors and light..
Congratulations on your win and POTD!

regards,

12/28/2005 2:28:33 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Well deserved congrats on a wonderful POTD Adam! You already know how much I love your work :-)

12/28/2005 2:36:54 PM

 
Adam Burton

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Thanks everybody for your comments. It was taken about 15 minutes before sunset.

Adam.

12/28/2005 3:07:33 PM

 
Anita Taylor
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Wonderful capture of those dramatic elements! Love the variation in colors, too. Congratulations, Adam!

12/28/2005 3:59:03 PM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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Great energy! Great shot!

12/28/2005 4:23:28 PM

 
Kris Moore
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Of all the Photos of the Day...this one truly took my breath away! Congratulations! You deserve it!

12/28/2005 9:43:16 PM

 


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I absolutely love this shot. The lighting makes the image very peaceful.

12/28/2005 9:47:51 PM

 
Tarra Fleming

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FABULOUS! I couldn't even imagine what it could have been like standing there experiencing the beauty of this shot! FABULOUS!!!!

12/28/2005 11:48:16 PM

 
Terri L. Scribner
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Spectacular capture! Lots of detail and has the, "want to be there," mood!!

12/29/2005 5:51:11 AM

 
Mary  Clarke
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Many congratulations on POTD Adam, wonderful image

12/29/2005 2:45:17 PM

 
Mary L. Lemley

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Never "adj." (too much), on an already fantastic coastal image!!!!! Thank you for showing me this particular part. Hurricanes in Gulf have kept me at home pretty much. Goin' to travel one day :o)>

12/29/2005 8:52:00 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congrats on this outstanding win and POTD!

12/29/2005 10:39:05 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Stunning capture Adam ~ many congrats on your win and POTD ~ well deserved!
susie

1/2/2006 9:28:57 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding image, congratulations on your potd win!~!

1/2/2006 11:03:08 AM

 
Leon Markarov
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Beautiful scene, Adam.
Congratulations on your win!

2/26/2006 1:46:52 PM

 
Wayne Nolting
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The lighting conditions with the clouds and the colors are exquisite, and so is the scenery.

8/19/2007 8:00:52 AM

 
Abdullaziz Bin Ali

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Incredable image
you are really blessed Mr.Adam
The lighting is really amazing
I'm wondering if you used any filter to achieve this great quality

regards,
Abdullaziz
UAE, Dubai

5/24/2009 6:44:53 AM

 
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