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Religious Experience

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Religious Experience
Religious Experience
Muir Woods. California.Steve... you were so right. Early A.M. F7, 1/25, ISO 100.
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Debbra L. Bailey
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    This is a beautiful shot! The light draws you right into the photograph - makes you want to walk down that path!


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1/22/2008 7:08:09 AM

 
Dianna Hauf
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GORGEOUS!!!!! "Leaving on a jet plane".... haha Be there is a few days! Looks JUST like the kind of place I would love to be at NOW Pat!!! SOoooo glad you enjoyed yourself and so glad you shared this beautiful, sigh, peaceful image with us!!!


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1/22/2008 9:22:33 AM

 
Kimi A. Phillips
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Super lovely, Pat! Glad you had a nice visit!


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1/22/2008 10:05:50 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great light, pov & mood!


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1/22/2008 11:09:38 AM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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Wow, Pat! A great image of my cathedral! :) I found it extremely tough to capture this special place, but you have managed it! The path looks like an aisle.
I was there with one of my colleagues and we were deeply moved. However, we were haunted by two loud women with heavy New York accents. They duplicated our every move, no matter what we tried to shake them. Even I know to be quiet in church! :)


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1/22/2008 4:29:26 PM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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Thank you one and all! It was one of the last captures of my morning.It was difficult to get the right exposure. I shot in raw and worked it some... Steve, you chick magnet... they were just stocking you.


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1/22/2008 6:15:42 PM

 
Crystal L. Craig
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Absolutely beautiful, stunning, serene, incredible, fantastic, gorgeous capture Pat! Love the light play, the inviting path, the incredibly majestic trees ... wow. What a perfect capture of nature in it's mysterious glory. Wonderful!


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1/23/2008 9:04:28 AM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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Gee Crystal, Thanks for the great critque! Steve, I just realized that I said "stocking" .. tee hee, Meant to say stalking...


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1/23/2008 9:48:40 AM

 
Samantha L. Dean
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Pat this is amazing!!! Wish I had been there! This would be great as a print, on a calendar, as a postcard, etc.... Girl, you nailed it!!!


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1/23/2008 1:14:13 PM

 
Melissa McCabe
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I feel peace and serenity just looking at this - totally wonderful capture!!! Well done Patricia!! -mm


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1/24/2008 8:03:44 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Such an amazing capture, Patricia!
I've visited Muir Woods twice. It is a truly enchanting place on this Earth.
Blessings, Lisa


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2/4/2008 8:58:47 AM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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Good on you, Pat! Richly deserved!
Steve


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2/22/2008 3:20:06 PM

 
Dianna Hauf
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WONDERFUL Pat!!! VERY well deserved! Congratulations! Now, if only I could escape to this place about now....


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2/22/2008 3:21:43 PM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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I must say that you were the person who inspired me to go there. Thank You!


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2/22/2008 3:22:49 PM

 
Crystal L. Craig
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Congratulations Pat on this very well deserved finalist! Wahoo!!!


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2/22/2008 4:48:36 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congrats Patricia on this awesome and well deserved finalist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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2/22/2008 6:10:41 PM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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Crystal and Cassie, Thanks so much!


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2/22/2008 6:22:57 PM

 
Dave Winchell
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Wonderful. Good for you. Well deserved!


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2/22/2008 6:28:19 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist.


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2/22/2008 7:33:03 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Patricia!!!


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2/22/2008 8:22:21 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!


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2/23/2008 3:35:46 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Hooray! An amazing finalist, Pat!!


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2/23/2008 4:48:46 AM

 
Samantha L. Dean
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Congratulations Pat! This is an awesome shot! :-)


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2/23/2008 5:07:11 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations, Pat!


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2/23/2008 9:48:13 AM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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Thanks to all my Friends at BP... I truly appreciate the kudos!


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2/23/2008 10:29:30 AM

 
Sandra R. Alvey
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Awesome finalists Patricia!! I'm so happy for you and wish you the best of luck in the next round hon!


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2/23/2008 1:15:28 PM

 
Kimi A. Phillips
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SUPER DUPER AWESOME!!!!! YIPPEEE!!!


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2/25/2008 7:30:20 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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You, know, I left my congratulations for this one, but I never apparently managed to tell you how utterly wonderful it is. The light, the sense of peace. It, and your beautiful capture, makes one breathe in, wanting to inhale the whole environment. This is simply gorgeously done.


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3/26/2008 11:54:55 AM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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Goodness, Mitch... I am so pleased to hear your smashing comments! Mostly, because I know you really mean it! Thank you so much!


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3/26/2008 12:08:29 PM

 

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Wonderful light and beauty captured here, Pat. Just lovely! And yes a spiritual moment.


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4/1/2008 3:25:01 PM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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Indeed it was, I was absolutly entralled! Thank you Deborah.


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4/1/2008 3:51:41 PM

 
Jennie A. Dillman
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I HOPE THE ROAD TO THE PEARLY GATES LOOKS JUST LIKE THIS...VERY, VERY GOOD JOB..J


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4/17/2008 12:45:01 PM

 
Ellen Powell
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Pat, I love this! I can't do better than what Mitch said, so I add my voice (and I really mean it, too!). I've got the soundtrack of singing angels going in my head....

I was in San Francisco for a couple of weeks as a 19-year old back in 1969 and had the pleasure of visiting the Muir Woods. Oh to visit again..... with a camera!


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8/2/2008 1:58:28 PM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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Well, Thank you so much! I am taken back there when I look at this one too!


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8/2/2008 2:30:25 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Pat - This is so moving!!! I love it! - Mike


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8/10/2008 5:00:14 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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So beautiful,love the light,Patricia!


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8/11/2008 8:20:41 AM

 
Patricia A. Stalter
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Thank you!!! Appreciate your comments!


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8/11/2008 8:42:44 AM

 
Lorri  Shank
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Oh, I miss the redwoods. How lovely the sun rays are in this image!


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11/12/2008 6:36:46 AM

 
A P
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This is one of my favorite of yours and not that I like the competition but I'm glad to see you entered it in the Summit contest. I never commented on it as I was new and green at the time but I had emailed you privately and we discussed where you took it. You most likely don't even remember but I do. I still hope to capture light beams like this one day. Just gorgeous Patricia


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