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The Sun Always Rises

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The Sun Always Rises
The Sun Always Rises
This is the SS Dicky Wreck shipwrecked in 1893 on the Sunshine Coast Queensland...aperture F/16, shutter 1/8th sec, lens Sigma 10-20mm, location Dicky Beach, time of day 6.02 am,
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Michelle Alton
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    This is absolutely stunningly beautiful. Great work with the Sigma...Light and shadow are spectacular too!


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8/12/2008 2:54:26 AM

 
Rick Clark
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Wonderful sense of motion in the surf and great clouds, well done!


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8/12/2008 2:55:03 AM

 
Chris Gin
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Stunning shot!! The sense of movement in the water is amazing, and the sky is awesome too.


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8/12/2008 3:18:44 AM

 
Brenda Sides
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Beautiful, Nick!


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8/12/2008 3:24:36 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Fantastic work Nick! Jeff


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8/12/2008 3:39:57 AM

 
Michael G. Marshall
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Wow! Terrific capture Nick! Excellent light, colors, veiling of the water and the overall comp is beautiful! Bravo! Michael


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8/12/2008 4:12:17 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Outstanding capture with lovely colours and lighting. Great work Nick.


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8/12/2008 4:33:05 AM

 
Shannon D. Miller
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STUNNING! What a GORGEOUS and BREATHTAKING capture Nick! I am with Michael your veiling of the water and overall comp is OUTSTANDING! Your colors and light are perfect! Shannon~


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8/12/2008 5:13:16 AM

 
Shirley Sicurello
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Beautiful image - it has so much energy!


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8/12/2008 5:16:31 AM

 
Nick Lagos
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Many thanks to all for your very generous and kind comments....they are very much appreciated...


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8/12/2008 5:32:10 AM

 
Kate Baumgartner
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Outstanding. This is one of the best sunrises I have ever seen. What an amazing capture.


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8/12/2008 6:34:52 AM

 
Melissa Olsen
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I am with Kate....outstanding!


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8/12/2008 7:36:10 AM

 
Lynn M. Whitt
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Wonderful image!!!!


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8/12/2008 9:46:58 AM

 
Mary Anne Frey
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Gorgeous shot Nick!!!!


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8/12/2008 3:40:59 PM

 
paola A. Jofre
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Incredible shot!!! Excellent composition...colors...lighting....Wow!! very impressive!!! :)


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8/16/2008 11:53:32 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Such an outstanding shot with very dynamic perspective that just pulls one into it's beauty. Awesome Nick!


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8/21/2008 7:20:16 PM

 
Lisa Atkins
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This is absolutely beautiful!!! Love those dramatic clouds, and the long shadows on the beach!!


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9/7/2008 8:52:12 AM

 
Connie J. Bagot
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So beautiful. Love the curved sweep of water and (especially!) the way the long shadows echo the sun's rays. Just amazing, Nick.


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9/21/2008 7:11:09 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations Nick on this very beautiful and dynamic Finalist!!!


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9/22/2008 10:23:05 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations on your FINALIST!!!


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9/22/2008 11:08:10 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations Nick!!!


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9/22/2008 11:09:12 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Congratulations on your terrific finalist! favorite.


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9/22/2008 12:00:16 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Breath-taking, Nick! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist!


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9/22/2008 3:15:28 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful sight, congrats and good luck!


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9/22/2008 5:48:52 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Nick - Congratulations! - Mike


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9/22/2008 6:43:37 PM

 
Larry L. Redmon
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Wow! It's extraordinary, Nick!


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9/22/2008 7:13:32 PM

 
Jojie F. Alcantara
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Congratulations, fellow finalist! This is truly spectacular


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9/22/2008 7:56:31 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Big congrats on this wonderful finalist Nick!! Just gorgeous!! Maybe I'll have to head north - lol!!


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9/22/2008 9:41:01 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Fantastic image, Nick! Congratulations on your finalist!


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9/23/2008 7:24:49 AM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Magnificent capture, Congrats!


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9/23/2008 11:10:21 AM

 
Summer A. Kozisek
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Fantastic image Nick, absolutely stunning! Congrats on your finalist!


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9/23/2008 11:24:39 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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I'm in AWE Nick, an inspirational seascape! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round!


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9/23/2008 12:15:28 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Excellent photo, congrats and good luck!


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9/23/2008 2:55:34 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Totally PERFECT Nick! Congrats on this winner!!!


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9/23/2008 3:30:19 PM

 
Amanda Cass
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WOW WEEE another beauty of yours! totally awesome congrats!


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9/23/2008 4:19:05 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your gorgeous WIN, Nick!


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9/23/2008 4:27:02 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Big congratulations on this excellent winner Nick!!!


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9/23/2008 4:30:48 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Nick on this Outstanding Finalist!! Jeff


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9/23/2008 4:47:25 PM

 
Kaye Burazin
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So fluid, from the water to the sky. Beautiful. Congrats!


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9/23/2008 4:49:22 PM

 
anonymous 
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Congratulations Nick on this fabulous winner! B-


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9/23/2008 4:57:17 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this outstanding and well deserved Gold Nick!

jo ann c.


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9/23/2008 5:29:31 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Big Congratulations to you Nick. So awesome to see this one make it to the winners circle matey!!!


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9/23/2008 7:02:06 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations on your stunning winner, Nick!


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9/24/2008 1:00:51 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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A big congratulations, Nick..what a beautiful winner!!! You sure do what you do with such perfection...WoW!


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9/24/2008 4:02:18 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!

 "The Golden Thophy"

A Special Trophy for

"August Winners"


 


 


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9/24/2008 7:20:39 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats, Nick, on this stellar winning image- wow! :)


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9/24/2008 9:11:11 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations Nick!! WTG!


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9/25/2008 5:26:37 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Nick on your Win.

Dominick


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9/27/2008 6:13:20 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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A belated congrats on your Win! Great work.


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9/28/2008 5:20:39 PM

 
Salwa  Afef
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Congratulations Nick ,beautiful work & creative ..new comp :)
But I have one question : how could you control the shadow with movming waves ,i think they should not look straight ?? Salwa :)


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10/13/2008 2:55:32 PM

 
Michael Lynch
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Awesome and well deserved WIN !!!


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11/17/2008 6:40:18 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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Nick. this is just another one of your fabulous photos. You have a wonderful talent my friend. Have a great day. Bill


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1/29/2009 2:06:18 AM

 
Elaine Eastman
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Wow, what an amazing photo and gallery! Such a joy to find!


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2/13/2009 7:31:02 PM

 
Nancy Grace Chen
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Fantastic, Nick. The shadows make this more than your average awesome seascape shot-- it really puts it over the top. a very late congrats to you!


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3/25/2009 2:34:43 PM

 
Rich Helmer
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Congrats, what a wonderful photo! It is awesome. Great color!


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5/5/2009 12:28:51 AM

 
Laura L. Regnier
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Awesome shot Nick! I love the swirl of the water and that angry looking sky. Congratulations!!


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5/5/2009 5:27:17 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Such an amazing winner!
Great light, color, and content!
WOW!
~♥~


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5/1/2010 5:50:16 AM

 
Josie  Detmers
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Awesome, Nick!! Congrats on this winning photo!! Love the shadows!!


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