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Lavender field at dawn
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Lavender field at dawn
Lavender field at dawn
Lens: Nikon 17-55mm @ 44mm • f/22 • 8 sec
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Emily E. Bem
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    Looks like a WINNER to me.....SENSATIONAL!

7/24/2007 2:21:50 PM

 
Corné Arts
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WOW this is awesome. Where did you shoot this? I want a similar shot like this with my camera. Beautiful colours and almost as far as you can see.. Well done!! Best wishes from holland, Corné

7/24/2007 2:28:15 PM

 
Theresa Marie Jones
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Spectacular and so beautiful!!

7/24/2007 2:28:19 PM

 
Margie Hurwich
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Wonderful, Andreas! Love it!

7/24/2007 2:28:55 PM

 
Sherri Gorman
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WOW, this is absolutely GORGEOUS!!!!!

7/24/2007 2:30:59 PM

 
Chastity Abbott
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Lucky you to capture this!!!!! Took my breathe away!!! :) Winner to me too!!!

7/24/2007 2:32:55 PM

 
Andreas G. Karelias
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Emily, Corne, Theresa, Sherri and Margie thank you all so much.
Margie, I hope you are doing well, your remarks mean so much to me.
Corne, this was shot in Provence, southern France during a recent workshop I attended. Took many lavender filed shots, the place is full there. Have another one in my web site.
Regards - Andreas

7/24/2007 2:35:44 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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Beautiful work, Andreas!
Monika

7/24/2007 2:38:35 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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WOW! Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!

7/24/2007 2:42:51 PM

 
Peter R. Hammer
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Great shot Andreas. They make a great subject and you got this one at the right time of the day. This should do very well in the comp.

7/24/2007 2:43:06 PM

 
Judy Williams
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Spectacular. I love the use of colour and line to create harmony in the shot. Beautifully done.

7/24/2007 3:11:37 PM

 
william r. griffin
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Great Shot!!!!

7/24/2007 3:20:33 PM

 
Joan Powell
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So pretty , I love the way the deep purple flowers run into the light purple sky .

7/24/2007 3:49:07 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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This is Outstanding in every way Andreas!! Great lines, color and composition! Jeff

7/24/2007 3:57:18 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Fantastic Andreas...applause!!

7/24/2007 4:04:45 PM

 
Mark Lenz
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Great lines and colors!!!!

7/24/2007 4:12:52 PM

 
Sandy Powers
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OMG!! That is the most striking, unique, and beautiful landscape I have seen in a LONG LONG time.

Major Kudos to you!!!!! I expect to see this as a Grand Prize winner, please??? :)

7/24/2007 4:28:56 PM

 
Laura Lynne Daniels
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Absolutely gorgeous, Andreas!!

7/24/2007 5:21:27 PM

 
Arlene Krassner
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Absolutely lovely and I bet the scent was outrageous!

7/24/2007 7:34:39 PM

 
Aleksandra Miesak
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Just stunning! Must have been a wonderful workshop.

7/31/2007 8:06:40 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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WOW!!! This is STUNNING Andreas!!! I would LOVE to see this in person!! Lavender fields are SO beautiful!! EXCELLENT!!! Looks like a winner to me!!
WELL DONE!!!!!

~Jeana~

8/4/2007 8:14:17 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Gorgeous colors, lighting and design elements!

8/8/2007 5:28:51 PM

 
Holly Hitchcock
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What a special shot, Andreas. One of the most beautiful I've seen. Congratulations!!!!

8/12/2007 9:07:46 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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...truly spectacular Andreas....amazing image....Aimee

8/15/2007 12:57:35 PM

 
Chastity Abbott
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I would love to see this one get grand prize!!!!! Congrats!

8/27/2007 12:29:17 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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CONGRATS ON THIS WELL DESERVED FINALIST!!!!
A REAL BEAUTY!!

~Jeana~

8/27/2007 1:14:48 PM

 
Karen E. Wojnarowicz
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This is one of the most beautiful scenes. congrats on your finalist. have added this to my favorites,

8/27/2007 1:18:15 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Andreas on this beautiful Finalist! Jeff

8/27/2007 3:00:02 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Awesome finalist! I would love to hang this one in my home. Congratulations.

8/27/2007 7:07:49 PM

 
Sanjay  KH
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Beautiful capture and congrats!

8/27/2007 8:45:40 PM

 
Heather Thorsen
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This is truly beautiful Andreas.
Congratulations on your finalist.

8/28/2007 6:57:34 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Fantastic finalist! Big congrats Andreas!!!

8/28/2007 12:42:07 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is so amazingly beautiful, Andreas! Big congrats on your well-deserved finalist! Deb

8/28/2007 2:58:13 PM

 
Terry L. McKaig

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What a wonderful image! Your perspective is terrific and so is the color.
Congrats!

8/29/2007 12:02:57 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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CONGRATS ON THIS FABULOUS WINNER ANDREAS!!!

~Jeana~

8/29/2007 9:51:02 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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This was truly a favorite for me from the beginning...stil is!!!!! Beautiful congrats on your winnging!!!!!!!!

8/29/2007 11:56:01 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner. Love the colors.

8/29/2007 1:01:35 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Wow! what a colors and composition...congrats on the winner is an amazing photo!!!

8/29/2007 1:05:39 PM

 
Peter R. Hammer
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Congratulations Andreas for your second place. I would have thought that this deserved better as it is a stunning image.

8/29/2007 2:40:30 PM

 
Chris Schlosser
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Andreas, this is so beautiful. My favorite of the winners and finalists.
Great job!!

8/29/2007 5:33:37 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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WOW, OUTSTANDING and UNIQUE. Andreas, your image is AMAZING. CONGRATULATIONS for your Second Place. Well Deserved!!!
Eugenio

8/29/2007 7:23:17 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Truly beautiful Andreas!!!! Congratulations

8/29/2007 7:45:52 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Simply beautiful!! Big congratulations on your second place win, Andreas!

8/29/2007 8:36:46 PM

 
Melissa McCabe
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Breath-taking - I love this image!!! Congratulations to you Andreas, and lucky for the rest of us that your work can be showcased like this (so new people like me can "discover" you!!). I will be checking your gallery regularly from now on! -mm

8/29/2007 9:34:13 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Andreas, great color, composition, point of view and DOF; big congratulations on your Second Place Win!

8/29/2007 9:55:53 PM

 
Virginia Leone
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This is a beautiful photo...worthy of the win! Congrats!

8/30/2007 7:13:18 AM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Very beautiful winner! Congratulations!

8/31/2007 12:15:09 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your beautiful winning image!

8/31/2007 12:56:12 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Incredible Andreas! Congrats on your well-deserved win!!

8/31/2007 8:02:01 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Congratulations on this wonderful win Andreas, this is an awesome capture!

8/31/2007 11:02:47 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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I love purple and this is so beautiful!! Well done and Congrats!!

9/2/2007 7:45:33 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Beautiful, beautiful photo! Wow, wow!Congratulations!

Super composition, color, perspective, feeling!

9/3/2007 7:58:23 PM

 
Erik A. Bohlin
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This is just beautiful. I just want to keep looking at it. Erik

9/15/2007 4:43:39 PM

 

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What beautiful colors here! Gorgeous!

9/21/2008 10:27:44 AM

 
Douglas & Diane Pignet
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Andreas:

This is just amazing ....great job.

Diane Pignet

8/12/2009 4:19:41 PM

 
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