Passing Storm

© Ken Smith

Passing Storm

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 7/1/2010 3:56:30 AM

Absolutely beautiful, Ken, Lighting, composition and colors are superb. A winner. #1283829

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 7/1/2010 4:45:45 AM

Stunning! Love the light and the colors. #8727114

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 7/1/2010 4:51:31 AM

This is the most beautiful light!!! Love the pond! #8727125

Gina Cormier level-deluxe 7/1/2010 5:12:56 AM

Just gorgeous!! #8727168

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 7/1/2010 5:17:24 AM

Wow...soooo beautiful! #8727186

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 7/1/2010 5:25:44 AM

Love this, Ken.. this image has it all! ...a sure winner! #8727206

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 7/1/2010 5:28:39 AM

Wow, the beauty after a storm..very pretty....really cheered me up with all I am going through. Thank you. #8727218

Melissa Olsen 7/1/2010 5:52:35 AM

Wow...this really is a beauty. I love nights like this. #8727265

John Rivera level-deluxe 7/1/2010 6:01:25 AM

Outstanding capture Ken! #8727291

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 7/1/2010 6:05:32 AM

Beautiful! #8727314

Carol Flisak level-deluxe 7/1/2010 6:16:53 AM

Beautiful image, Ken! What wonderful light, color and comp! #8727367

Mary Beth Aiello level-deluxe 7/1/2010 6:31:59 AM

Absolutely stunning, Ken... in every way. Perfection. #8727444

Vickie J. Jenkins 7/1/2010 7:14:36 AM

Perfectly beautiful shot. It just has a fantasy feel to it, it is so gorgeous. #8727547

Chris Schlosser 7/1/2010 9:36:33 AM

STUNNING capture, Ken!! #8727853

Liz blahh 7/1/2010 11:50:51 AM

Beautiful image and hues! #8728148

Michael G. Marshall 7/1/2010 12:15:12 PM

Beautiful image, light and color, Ken! Michael #8728200

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 7/1/2010 12:25:47 PM

Definitely my favourite from that stormy night!! Great light and comp Ken!! Gorgeous! #8728206

Rod Partington level-deluxe 7/1/2010 2:23:40 PM

This is just Awesome in every way Ken! #8728472

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 7/1/2010 4:25:12 PM

Spectacular sunset image, Ken! WOW! *SIGH* :-) k #8728692

Debra R. Harder 7/1/2010 5:59:46 PM

This series is FABULOUS, Ken! WOW!! I just love the lighting here. These are ALL winners in my book! jsb #8728814

Mary E. Lake 7/1/2010 6:38:45 PM

Ken this is beautiful!! Winner in my eyes :) #8728933

David Phalen level-deluxe 7/1/2010 6:48:12 PM

Amazing light, tones and reflections!! Beautiful!! #8728956

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/1/2010 6:59:22 PM

Sure to be a winner!
One of the prettiest I have seen of this place! I got two finalist from that place, thanks againfor the tour, I'll never forget it!

jo ann c. #8728985

Justin Taylor 7/1/2010 9:35:22 PM

I wish I was there. This is beautiful. #8729170

Karen Celella level-deluxe 7/2/2010 9:48:39 AM

Breath taking, Ken! #8730269

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 7/2/2010 11:58:46 AM

This is one phenomenal image ! The lighting, colors, reflections, perspective & mood are majestic here, Ken! Good luck with this indeed! WTG! #8730491

John Connolly level-deluxe 7/2/2010 2:15:55 PM

Incredible light and color here Ken! An amazing sight, beautifully captured! #8730667

Amanda J. Tanner level-deluxe 7/4/2010 5:00:42 PM

Beautiful ligthing and reflections. Very nice work Ken! #8734718

Chris Schlosser 8/13/2010 1:31:41 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved FINALIST, Ken! #8826028

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 8/13/2010 3:21:46 PM

Should of made it the first time around!!! Big congrats on this gorgeous finalist Ken!! #8826999

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 8/13/2010 3:27:45 PM

I'm with Renee....glad you entered it again! Love it! Congratulations! :) #8827049

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 8/13/2010 4:06:40 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! Outstanding Ken, great light and stormy view!! #8827452

Carol L. Fowler 8/13/2010 4:10:02 PM

Beautiful finalist! Congrats #8827490

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 8/13/2010 4:38:58 PM

Truly a favorite, Ken. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #8827694

Vickie J. Jenkins 8/13/2010 5:29:39 PM

Not surprised! Congratulations! #8828112

Marvil J. LaCroix 8/13/2010 7:01:59 PM

Spectacular work, Ken! Gotta love those storms.
Congratulations on being a Finalist. Best wishes in the next round. #8828843

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/13/2010 7:16:37 PM

Stunning...Congrats! #8828923

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe 8/13/2010 7:43:42 PM

Another big congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Ken!! It's well deserved!! #8829084

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 8/13/2010 8:58:05 PM

Congratulations Ken! #8829419

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 8/14/2010 12:35:32 AM

CONGRATZ again, Ken. This is full of Gold IMHO!

UB. #8829767

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 8/14/2010 6:37:17 AM

wonderful finalist, congratulations! #8830731

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 8/14/2010 7:27:47 AM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8831077

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 8/14/2010 12:44:01 PM

Ken, I missed seeing this earlier, but it's a suck-in-your-breath image. I thought, oh, no, there's no water there--but I see the rains did it. You took beautiful advantage. Congratulations. #8832408

Debra R. Harder 8/14/2010 1:32:27 PM

Okay...this has to be GOLD!! LOVE THIS!! Congratulations on another BEAUTIFUL finalist, Ken!! jsb #8832767

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/14/2010 2:39:48 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist Ken, you are on a roll!!

jo ann c. #8833136

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 8/15/2010 6:51:41 AM

This location gives and gives...way to go on this beauty and good luck! #8835613

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 8/15/2010 7:04:16 AM

What a knockout! I can't imagine this not advancing in the next rounds---it is spectacular, and my favorite of your (if I counted right) 5 Finalists! #8835667

Rona L. Schwarz 8/15/2010 3:15:54 PM

Ummm...exquisite, Ken! Stunning colors and light and gorgeous composition! CONGRATULATIONS on a brilliant Finalist! #8837131

Kathy Cline level-deluxe 8/15/2010 4:54:31 PM

Just amazing Ken. You always have the best landscapes. ALWAYS!!

Judy V. Kennamer level-deluxe 8/16/2010 4:36:00 AM

Beautiful scene and colors Ken! And just the perfect capture! Congrats!!! #8838536

Kim Andelkovic level-deluxe 8/16/2010 6:39:53 AM

Congratulations on such a wonderful finalist, its really beautiful :-) #8838849

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 8/16/2010 2:32:01 PM

Big congrats for taking home Gold here Ken!! Very deserving!!! #8839863

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 8/16/2010 2:35:11 PM

I KNEW IT!!! Congratulations, Ken! #8839888

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 8/16/2010 2:48:14 PM

Congratulations Ken...beautiful winner!!! #8839957

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 8/16/2010 3:07:00 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding 2nd Place Gold award Ken. A very deserving win for an outstanding photo.

Brian #8840039

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 8/16/2010 3:34:02 PM

Not surprised at all! CONGRATULATIONS on this phenomenal WINNER, my friend! WTG, Ken! #8840197

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 8/16/2010 3:36:43 PM

Fantastic July Winner, Ken! WTG, my friend! :-) k #8840217

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 8/16/2010 3:46:09 PM

on your very deserving

Carol L. Fowler 8/16/2010 3:56:28 PM

Congrats on the WIN! Beautiful image! #8840388

Rona L. Schwarz 8/16/2010 3:57:28 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on a gorgeous SECOND PLACE WINNER, Ken!! Loved it the moment I saw it! #8840398

Carol Eade level-deluxe 8/16/2010 3:59:05 PM

Big congratulations on your second place, Ken! #8840416

Anita Hogue 8/16/2010 4:10:21 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Ken! #8840512

Susan Candelario 8/16/2010 4:24:01 PM

Big Congratz and very well deserved! #8840637

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 8/16/2010 4:35:35 PM

Congratulations on your win, Ken!!! I have never seen such beautiful light!!! #8840690

Kim Andelkovic level-deluxe 8/16/2010 4:42:45 PM

Congratulations on getting GOLD........its a beauty :-) #8840737

Melissa G. Meiselman 8/16/2010 4:48:58 PM

Spectacular winner!!! Congratulations!! #8840773

Debra R. Harder 8/16/2010 5:07:20 PM

So happy to see GOLD under this beauty, Ken!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!! jsb #8840881

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 8/16/2010 5:09:24 PM

Great job on this beautiful shot and win. Congratulations! #8840890

Vickie J. Jenkins 8/16/2010 5:26:10 PM

One of my favorites, Ken. Congratulations. #8840976

David Phalen level-deluxe 8/16/2010 5:33:13 PM

BIG Congrats on an outstanding Winner!! #8841029

Stanley C. Sims 8/16/2010 5:40:06 PM

Right place , right time Ken. Congratulations on your win. #8841047

Steve M. Harrington 8/16/2010 6:00:09 PM

Good on you, Ken! :)
Steve #8841114

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 8/16/2010 6:08:41 PM

Beautiful, Ken! So peaceful. Congrats! #8841159

Mary E. Lake level-deluxe 8/16/2010 6:49:17 PM

Congratulations Ken, I called this one on 7/1!! ;) #8841427

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 8/16/2010 9:08:51 PM

As I said above, 'full of Gold'. CONGRATZ Ken!

UB. #8841811

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 8/16/2010 10:32:02 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Ken. #8841973

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 8/17/2010 2:24:17 AM

Good Morning, Ken! Big Congratulations! #8842203

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 8/17/2010 4:44:04 AM

absolutely gorgeous Ken, congratulations!!! #8842376

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 8/17/2010 5:03:07 AM

Congratulations Ken on this beautiful winner. #8842459

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 8/17/2010 5:15:07 AM

Congratulations on this Gold winner Ken...this has become an all time winner hasn't it!?

The lighting on thi is awesome....

jo ann c. #8842512

Murry Grigsby 8/17/2010 5:26:51 AM

Congrats on your terrific image and win Ken! #8842555

Karen Celella level-deluxe 8/17/2010 5:34:14 AM

Congratulations on your breath taking winner, Ken! #8842591

Linda Blair level-deluxe 8/17/2010 5:45:26 AM

Gorgeous scene and win...congratulations!!!! #8842638

Gina Cormier level-deluxe 8/17/2010 6:06:33 AM


WTG!!!! #8842734

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 8/17/2010 6:23:17 AM

I hope you have printed this beauty! I don't think you will ever see it look like this again! Awesome work!!!
Congratulations!! #8842795

Kathy Cline level-deluxe 8/17/2010 7:09:51 AM

Im so excited this image WON Ken!!
Congratulations! #8842990

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 8/17/2010 9:21:57 AM

Congratulations to you, Ken. It's a beauty. #8843336

Mick Burkey level-deluxe 8/17/2010 10:24:02 AM

Stunning work, Ken. Congratulations on your win! #8843427

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 8/17/2010 11:52:54 AM

Outstanding - Congrats Ken!! Jeff #8843575

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 8/17/2010 12:00:36 PM

Beautiful!! Congrats!! #8843602

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe 8/17/2010 2:33:44 PM

Very Beautiful, Ken! Congratulations on you excellent and well deserved win!!! #8844021

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 8/17/2010 7:27:15 PM

WAY TO GO KEN! Congratulations! #8844585

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 8/17/2010 8:02:03 PM

Congratulations on your win Ken, such a beautiful image! #8844660

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 8/17/2010 9:11:00 PM

Superb winner!
Gorgeous capture of this "waterfront property"!
Congratulations, Ken.
~♥~Lisa #8844770

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 8/17/2010 9:38:08 PM

Huge congrats on your well deserved Gold win, Ken ! #8844791

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 8/18/2010 6:08:25 AM

WTG Ken! Congratulations on your win! #8845445

ALLEN O. HOWARD 8/18/2010 10:06:48 AM

beautiful Ken! Congratulations to you! #8845952

Phyllis H. Burchett 8/18/2010 8:49:10 PM

Congrats on this beautiful WINNER Ken! #8847110

Nancy S. Kruskop 8/19/2010 8:08:29 AM

What a beautiful image, Ken - Congratulations!! #8848306

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe 8/19/2010 8:23:04 PM

Wow! Picture perfect, Ken. Congratulations on this beautiful winning photo!! #8849648

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 8/24/2010 7:38:49 AM

Great to see this beauty again today, in the Snapshot Newsletter... Congrats! #8858684

Ronald F. Fischer level-deluxe 8/24/2010 7:56:20 AM

Congrats on your featured gallery, Ken! #8858697

Les Rhoades level-deluxe 8/24/2010 8:04:37 AM

Another masterpeice from KEN! #8858712

Dianna Murphy 8/24/2010 8:20:41 AM

So lovely ken. Congratulations on your featured gallery this week. #8858741

Karen E. Baumann 8/24/2010 8:24:25 AM

This is amazing, Ken! Congratulations on your gold win and on your feature in the Snapshot this week! #8858753

Anne McKinnell 8/24/2010 8:32:18 AM

What amazing colours and reflection Ken! Congratulations on your winner and feature in snapshot! #8858783

Ellen L. Zaslaw 8/24/2010 8:55:36 AM

Pretty. #8858833

Robert D. Proctor 8/24/2010 8:57:42 AM

Outstanding capture Ken, Congratultions on your win and also making Snap Shot #8858836

Susana Ms Heide 8/24/2010 9:19:03 AM

The many comments in the thread express the beauty of this image so well!!! This is spectacular and breathtaking!!! Congrats on your win Ken and also on being featured in Snapshots!!! #8858905

Valerie Y. Martin 8/24/2010 11:06:57 AM

Wow! That really sums it up . . . wow. #8859017

Karen Celella level-deluxe 8/24/2010 12:08:06 PM

You already know how much I love this, Ken, but it deserves ANOTHER congratulations on being featured in Snapshot! Spread the joy!! #8859127

Karen Seargeant 8/24/2010 1:17:01 PM

This is just awesome! #8859250

Kim Andelkovic level-deluxe 8/24/2010 3:08:13 PM

Congrats again......lovely :-) #8859406

Kathryn Wesserling level-deluxe 8/24/2010 3:33:15 PM

Thank Heavens, this was featured in Snapshot, Ken - I managed to miss it before. And, that would have been my loss! It's absolutely exquisite. #8859463

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 8/24/2010 6:44:40 PM

It's great to see this image again Ken. Congratulations on your feature today and your win! #8859851

Bunny Snow level-deluxe 8/24/2010 10:11:40 PM

This is just so exquisite. The lighting and the way you envisioned and captured the image the most beautiful image I've ever seen --anywhere!

My thoughts echo those of Kathy W. as I missed this previously and am thankful it was featured in Snapshot, Ken.
Congratulations on your feature and win are in order. The image gives me goosebumps because it's so beautiful! #8860131

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 8/25/2010 6:14:06 AM

on your Snapshot featured image! 8o) #8860553

Chuck Bruton level-deluxe 8/25/2010 9:19:56 AM

Man, this is just down right pretty !
Beautifully done
Congratulations on the award and Snapshot feature #8860812

Songbird Cline level-deluxe 9/17/2010 9:29:40 AM

spectacular!!! #8912552

Robert D. Proctor level-deluxe 9/17/2010 3:55:22 PM

Outstanding, I knew this one would be a winner!!!! #8913589

Ye Tun level-deluxe 9/22/2010 6:43:40 AM

A Beautiful image... like as Great Painting..
Congratulation.. #8923684

Lucy Abrao level-deluxe 10/21/2010 9:43:12 AM

I love this image, Ken. It's beautiful!!!

Lucy #8987754

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Another photo from a couple of weeks ago when storms moved thru at sunset. The lake was caused by the heavy rains in June; usually it's just dry ground.

F5, 1/50th sec, ISO 2000, 32mm focal length

Exif: F Number: 5, ExposureTime: 2026/100000 seconds, ISO: 2000, FocalLength: 32.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 7/1/2010 3:50:26 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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