Photo Discussion

Sort most recent comments first

To discuss a photo, sign up as a BetterPhoto member or log in.

Portland Headlight at sunrise

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest GRAND PRIZE Winner
 
Portland Headlight at sunrise
Portland Headlight at sunrise
15 second exposure taken at sunrise.
© Chris Drew
Canon EOS 30D Digi...
 
 
 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/12/2004
Contact Donna
Donna's Gallery
    This is truly outstanding Chris!!!!!!!! A big congratulations, I hope you win!!!


To love this question, log in above
12/29/2006 3:45:12 PM

 
The Judges at BetterPhoto.com
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/12/2005
 

Makes me want to be there.


To love this comment, log in above
12/29/2006 9:48:19 PM

 
Paul  G  Slate
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/14/2004
 

Congratulations on your Finalist! what a wonderful photo!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 4:55:46 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/23/2003
Contact Kay
Kay's Gallery
 

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round.


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 6:14:41 AM

 
Jen M
BetterPhoto Member Since: 2/24/2006
 

Congratulations on this well deserved win!!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 3:30:56 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/13/2004
Contact Linda
Linda's Gallery
lindadlester.com
 

I spent eight days in Maine and it rained every day! I so wanted to see a morning like this. I'm so happy you got to do it! It is a masterpiece!
Congratulations!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 3:33:33 PM

 
RC  Fritz
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/25/2006
 

Congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 3:38:10 PM

 
Jayne Martin  

Congratulations on your win!!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 3:43:30 PM

 
Janet McNeil
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/16/2006
Contact Janet
Janet's Gallery
 

Congratulations, Chris! A beautiful capture of Portland Headlight!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 3:45:49 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/24/2005
 

Big Congratulations on this fantastic Winner, Chris! :)


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 3:58:36 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/6/2005
Contact Sylvia
Sylvia's Gallery
vivid-imagination-pictures.com
 

Big congrats on this amazing Grand Prize win Chris :O)


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 3:59:25 PM

 
Paul  G  Slate
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/14/2004
 

Congratulations on the grand prize winner!!!!! nice job Chris!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 4:37:04 PM

 
Megan p
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/27/2005
 

A Stunning image Chris!!! Many Congrats to you!!!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 4:55:47 PM

 
Kimberlee Oberski  

Beautiful capture. Congrats on winning Grand Prize!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 5:04:18 PM

 
Denise M. Snyder
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/2/2006
 

Congratulations! This is truly gorgeous!!!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 5:06:17 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/23/2003
Contact Kay
Kay's Gallery
 

Congratulations on your beautiful grand prize winner.


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 5:07:32 PM

 
Evy Johansen
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/16/2002
Contact Evy
Evy's Gallery
evyjohansenphotos.com
 

Big congratulations on your beautiful and most deserving Grand Prize Win, Chris!!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 6:02:43 PM

 
Carla Metzler
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/13/2004
 

Congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner! This is gorgeous, Chris!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 6:30:48 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/16/2006
 

What a breathtaking image Chris. Congratulations to you on this huge win!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 6:33:51 PM

 
Cora Miller
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/18/2004
Contact Cora
Cora's Gallery
heartsongphotography.com
 

What an awesome morning and you captured it perfectly. Congratulations on your win.


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 6:54:35 PM

 
Stacy L. Robertson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 2/26/2006
 

Congrats on this gorgeous image!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 7:00:08 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/30/2000
kathleenkparkerphotography.com
 

A stunning image!!! Congratulations, Chris!
kk


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 7:09:46 PM

 
Alan L. Borror
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/12/2004
Contact Alan
Alan's Gallery
 

Big confgratulations on a home run, Chris! Truly awesome!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 7:30:32 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
BetterPhoto Member Since: 2/17/2003
Contact Joannie
Joannie's Gallery
 

Chris, she is my all time favorite lighthouse and your presentation of her is almost beyond belief!
Congratulations on the Grand Prize, she is a winner!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 7:45:50 PM

 
Les Rhoades
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/22/2004
Contact Les
Les's Gallery
 

Congratulations, Chris!


To love this comment, log in above
12/30/2006 10:42:33 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/19/2004
 

Magnificent! Congratulations on your AWESOME Grand Prize Winner, Chris!!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 12:42:22 AM

 
Lynne Morris
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/9/2005
Contact Lynne
Lynne's Gallery
 

Congratulations Chris on your Grand Prize Winner, this is an awesome image.


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 1:58:32 AM

 
Laurie Daily
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/3/2006
Contact Laurie
Laurie's Gallery
lauriedailyphotography.com
 

A magnificent winner! Congrats to you Chris!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 4:08:59 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/2/2005
Contact Jessica
Jessica's Gallery
 

Congratulations, Chris on this beautiful Grand Prize Winner!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 4:37:14 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/8/2003
 

Gorgeous Grand Prize Winner Chirs
Congratulations!!!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 6:03:47 AM

 
Arlene Krassner
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/2/2006
 

This is lovely Chris. Congratulations to the big winner!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 6:03:49 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/29/2003
Contact Colette
Colette's Gallery
 

Congratulations to you on your Grand Prize winner, Chris!!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 6:50:18 AM

 
Lavone Vannoy
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/11/2006
 

WINNER WINNER WINNER!!!!

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your GRAND PRIZE WIN!!! Such a gorgeous and stunning image...and a WELL deserved WIN!!! :)

Happy New Year! :)


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 7:12:31 AM

 
Amalia Elena Veralli
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/28/2005
amaliaphotography.com
 

BEAUTIFUL IMAGE. CONGRATS!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 7:23:41 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/12/2004
Contact Donna
Donna's Gallery
 

Outstanding Chris!!! I'm so happy for you!! A beautiful GRAND prize win!!! Congratulations!!!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 9:24:43 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/28/2005
Contact Cyn D
Cyn D's Gallery
 

Big congratulations Chris..fantastic image! Well deserved win!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 9:26:48 AM

 
Penny l. Haviland
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/29/2004
 

Congratulations Chris! Beautiful image!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 10:10:06 AM

 
Theresa Marie Jones
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/11/2003
photographybytheresamariejones.com
 

Bravo! You did it! Applause! Applause!
You did great! You must be sitting on top of the world! Makes me want to be there too. Congratulations Chris!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 10:58:44 AM

 
Ronald Balthazor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/17/2002
balthazorphotography.com
 

Congratulations, Chris. Magnificent image.


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 12:19:19 PM

 
JOHN V. ROSCICH
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/6/2006
johnvroscich.com
 

CONGRATULATIONS CHRIS
JOHN


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 12:32:39 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/9/2005
 

Congratulations on this awesome grand prize winner!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 3:18:15 PM

 
Janine Russell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/22/2005
Contact Janine
Janine's Gallery
photosbyjanine.com
 

Chris, congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner.


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 4:42:57 PM

 
Larry L. Redmon
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/29/2006
Contact Larry
Larry's Gallery
 

Extraordinary photo, Chris!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 4:46:28 PM

 
Milan Banik
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/10/2005
 

OUTSTANDING GRAND SHOT.MANY CONGRATULATIONS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR.


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 5:20:17 PM

 
randy dannheim
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/21/2006
 

Chris, what a beautiful image and what an honor to have been chosen the best of the best at Better Photo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 6:59:23 PM

 
Chris Drew  

Thanks for all the congrats. I never thought I'd ever win Grand Prize. Right place at the right time with the right image I guess.


To love this comment, log in above
12/31/2006 9:08:56 PM

 
Michael L. Dawson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/30/2005
Contact Michael
Michael's Gallery
mldawsonimages.com
 

Wonderful comp and exposure, Great image


To love this comment, log in above
1/1/2007 12:51:03 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/18/2004
Contact Lindley
Lindley's Gallery
 

Huge congratulations on this gorgeous Grand Prize Winner, Chris! It's outstanding!


To love this comment, log in above
1/1/2007 8:20:13 AM

 
Sherry Sturgis
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/30/2006
 

Outstanding!!! Congratulations on your grand prize win! Well deserved, Chris!!!! Happy New Year to You & Yours!


To love this comment, log in above
1/1/2007 12:21:05 PM

 
Inge Johnsson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/21/2005
Contact Inge
Inge's Gallery
 

Fantastic photo of this often captured lighthouse! A real standout. Congrats!


To love this comment, log in above
1/1/2007 1:02:32 PM

 
Tom Leech  

Great shot. Wonderful light.


To love this comment, log in above
1/2/2007 5:42:20 AM

 
Cliff & Patti Smith
BetterPhoto Member Since: 12/3/2004
 

WOW! Congratulations Chris, this photo is awesome!


To love this comment, log in above
1/3/2007 6:31:47 AM

 
Ross Throndson
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/13/2005
rossthrondson.com
 

So BEAUTIFUL...Congratulations on your Grand Prize!!


To love this comment, log in above
1/3/2007 7:38:45 AM

 
Gary Lange
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/20/2005
 

A very true masterpiece, Chris. Congratulations to you! Happy New Year.


To love this comment, log in above
1/3/2007 2:26:32 PM

 
Katrin A. Koumpikova
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/25/2006
 

Awesome shot, I am speechless. Congratulations for the Prize!


To love this comment, log in above
1/4/2007 1:36:32 PM

 
Sherrye Nozaki
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/26/2004
 

Superb piece of fine art. Congratulations.


To love this comment, log in above
1/4/2007 4:48:58 PM

 
Stanley C. Sims  

I agree with Sherrye. This a avery beaytiful fine art photograph. Congratulations Chris, on a well deserved Grand Prize Winner.


To love this comment, log in above
1/5/2007 5:28:43 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
BetterPhoto Member Since: 2/28/2005
 

Outstanding, Chris! This is absolutely stunning!! Congratulations!!!


To love this comment, log in above
1/5/2007 10:06:22 PM

 
Sinziana I. Ene
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/21/2005
 

WOW! Congratulations Chris ! Fantastic photo!


To love this comment, log in above
1/6/2007 3:20:54 AM

 
Dennis Walton
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/18/2006
Contact Dennis
Dennis's Gallery
 

Great shot. The color saturation is beautiful. The long shutter speed worked wonders with the water.


To love this comment, log in above
1/10/2007 1:34:35 PM

 
Anna Diederich
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/30/2005
Contact Anna
Anna's Gallery
 

Congratulations on this beautiful shot!


To love this comment, log in above
1/13/2007 4:42:57 AM

 
John Sandstedt
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/8/2001
 

While I like this photo a lot, Thank Goodness for Photoshop!

Congrats on the photo and on the editing job.


To love this comment, log in above
1/16/2007 10:18:18 AM

 
Chris Drew  

Just for the record..

Taken with a 30D & sigma 18-50 2.8 @~f16

15 seconds exposing for the sky on the right.

camera raw - levels - dodged the water - resize for web - sharpen - save


To love this comment, log in above
1/19/2007 4:55:04 AM

 
Susan Reynolds
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/4/2007
simplydivinephotography.com
 

 
With all the wonderful comments what more can I add?!?! Beautiful...Can't wait to take my first lighthouse photo!
Just Beautiful


To love this comment, log in above
2/9/2007 11:28:49 PM

 
Asami Tozuka  

Congratulations Chris!!
Your photo is very beautiful!


To love this comment, log in above
4/27/2008 9:57:50 PM

 
Jack Ryan
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/11/2009
Contact Jack
Jack's Gallery
 

Absolutely outstanding view of this beautiful lighthouse. A very impressive gallery from what I have seen so far and I plan to spend time going through more of your photos in the next couple days.


To love this comment, log in above
1/13/2009 4:08:52 PM

 
Log in or sign up to respond | Contest | Gallery | Discussions