When the Earth Stopped

© Nick Lagos

When the Earth Stopped

Michelle Alton level-classic 8/8/2010 2:40:46 AM

Absolutely beautiful scene!

Thanks for all your help with blown-out skies! So appreciated. #1295971

Nick Lagos level-classic 8/8/2010 2:48:20 AM

Just re subbed this due to "softness"...
No worries Michelle..my pleasure. I'm now shooting into the sun and moon and really struggling with that #8812929

Gail P. Sullivan level-classic 8/8/2010 9:14:53 AM

So beautiful and haunting, Nick...love the title also! #8813525

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 8/9/2010 4:12:02 AM

Beautiful capture and love the effort that went behind it! This looks much sharper than the earlier one, Nick.

UB. #8814927

Gina Cormier 8/11/2010 11:40:20 AM

Well I love the tones in this one!!! It creates a great mood and imagination! How are you friend? #8820706

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 8/11/2010 1:08:11 PM

Love, love, love it Nick! Wonderfully presented.

jo ann c. #8820894

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 9/15/2010 9:23:41 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist Award! Merna #8906137

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/15/2010 9:34:26 PM

HUGE CONGRATZ on this fabulous Finalist and good luck in the next round, Nick.

UB. #8906213

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 9/16/2010 2:59:46 AM

Great shot, comp and presentation. Congratulations. #8907622

Gina Cormier level-classic 9/16/2010 6:11:30 AM

Congrats Mr. Nick!!!!! How the heck are you??? #8908311

Terry Cervi level-classic 9/16/2010 3:40:45 PM

It's a beauty my friend! Congrats on your Finalist! #8910049

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 9/16/2010 9:20:05 PM

Congrats on this fantastic finalist! #8911499

Kristi A. Howson 9/18/2010 7:50:56 PM

A stunning photograph and I love the way you have handled the "hot" exposure. Excellent use of Lightroom's tools
BTW. As you know I think you do stunning photography work matey. Congratulations Nick! #8916681

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 9/19/2010 11:46:05 AM

I knew ths should be a winner Nick!@@

Congratulations, great job..

jo ann c. #8917933

Mick Burkey level-classic 9/25/2010 10:07:48 AM

Fantastic light and tones, Nick. Great job, as always! #8929088

Terry Cervi level-classic 11/15/2010 2:20:29 PM

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist, matey! #9036752

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 11/15/2010 2:22:22 PM

Congratulations on this exquisite finalist, Nick!! I love the mood, here!! #9036766

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 11/15/2010 2:54:53 PM

I would personally like to congratulate you on your winning photograph for October, 2010 and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Merna Nobile #9037104

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 11/15/2010 8:41:01 PM

Congrats on this stunning finalist! #9039827

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 11/16/2010 10:07:44 AM

A super artist at work Nick, congratulations on your finalist! #9041914

Kristi A. Howson 11/16/2010 10:19:06 AM

Congratulations matey on this amazing Finalist. Especially amazing in the effort it takes to get to this incredible place and shoot it. Best of luck in the next round. #9041933

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 7/28/2011 8:37:26 PM

Congratulations Nick for winning silver for this image. Good luck in the finals. #9561829

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 7/28/2011 9:33:46 PM

Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile #9562120

Gina Cormier 7/29/2011 7:28:10 AM

Congrats Nick!!! Where ya been???? #9564039

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 7/29/2011 7:37:26 AM

So worth the effort, stunning...congrats. #9564115

Bill Johnson level-classic 7/29/2011 1:15:59 PM

Nick, Big congrats on your winner!! #9565582

Bojan Bencic level-classic 7/29/2011 1:21:30 PM

Congratulations on your win, Nick. #9565647

Michelle Alton level-classic 7/29/2011 1:39:00 PM


Magnificent work. Congratulations on your well-deserved winner Nick. #9565772

Maria Morrow 7/29/2011 2:25:44 PM

Excellent work Nick, Congratulations! #9566076

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 7/29/2011 3:24:10 PM

Congrats on this stunning winner! #9566291

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 7/29/2011 4:02:50 PM

Fantastic results; very evocative. Congratulations! #9566487

Gina Cormier level-classic 7/29/2011 5:21:19 PM

I am SO shocked that YOU won!! LOL Not!!!
Congrats friend!!!! #9566993

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 7/29/2011 5:37:54 PM

Fantastic Nick...worth your efforts, congratulations!

jo ann c. #9567094

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 7/29/2011 5:39:54 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful WINNER Nick! #9567106

Linda D. Lester level-classic 7/29/2011 5:49:32 PM

Outtstanding as all your work is! Congratulations! #9567159

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 7/29/2011 7:02:35 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Nick. Beautiful as always! #9567407

Renata Gusciora level-classic 7/29/2011 9:18:37 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner,Nick!!!:-) #9567777

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 7/29/2011 10:49:32 PM

Super image with incredible mood matey. Love this. Congratulations on your win!!! #9567959

Gail P. Sullivan level-classic 7/30/2011 5:22:59 AM

No surprise to see this beauty win...congrats, Nick! #9568577

Lydia Williams level-classic 7/30/2011 8:07:37 AM

Wow, glad you resubmitted! Well done! Congratulations, Nick! #9569118

Cathy Barrows 7/30/2011 8:41:34 AM

Congrats on your winner...beautiful #9569214

Mitch Spence level-classic 7/30/2011 9:32:07 AM

Great work, Nick. Congratulations to you on your winner. #9569348

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 7/31/2011 11:47:25 AM

Congratulations Nick on your Win!!!!


Dominick #9571642

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 8/1/2011 2:44:16 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S.......on this terrific Winner!!!!

UB. #9573077

David M. Montero level-classic 8/1/2011 3:49:35 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding win Nick! #9574930

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 8/3/2011 10:18:32 AM

So expertly done, Nick. Huge congrats. Just beautiful work. #9579360

Mick Burkey level-classic 8/4/2011 4:02:53 PM

Beautiful work, Nick. Well deserved win. Congrats! #9582202

Carolyn McIntosh 8/10/2011 4:09:19 PM

So nice to see your artistry recognized . . congratulations on this amazing and surreal photo and the gold medal. #9595901

Kathy Wesserling level-classic 8/10/2011 6:49:56 PM

Are you getting any sleep at all lately???!!! My word, but you are on a roll! This is exquisite, Nick - like everything else you've been creating. #9596162

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Because of bad fog I didn't get to the location till after sunrise... standing in two foot of mud I tried to salvage the situation... I ended up using 15 stops of filter... a B&W 10 stop, a Lee Grad 3 and had to use a 2 stop Tobbaco Grad...It's a single exposure ...the image was too hot so I reduced the temperature in Lightroom which gave this tint... no other fancy software... (re-subbed due to bad softness)

Exif: F Number: 13, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 8/8/2010 2:36:54 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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