The Visual Journey

© Marc E. Adamus

The Visual Journey

Bob Duncan 8/18/2005 8:07:35 AM

Just awesome Marc,
Well captured #296424

Julie Gamicchia 8/18/2005 8:12:30 AM

Absolutely Beautiful! #1731277

Debra K. Johnson 8/18/2005 8:18:53 AM

Just takes my breath away! Great image Marc. #1731301

Eric Schneider 8/18/2005 8:33:03 AM

IMPRESSIVE! need I say more... #1731345

Chris Macer 8/18/2005 8:42:43 AM

Awsome Marc! Every aspect of this shot is amazing. I also really enjoyed the story and thanks for sharing the tech details too! #1731380

Life Expressions 8/18/2005 8:47:47 AM

I adore this picture. The colors are breathtaking! Very impressive. #1731401

Joe Terni 8/18/2005 9:15:58 AM

A wonderful shot Marc.To get those clouds as well is incredible.I look at clouds and realy have never seen any so nicely matched to your rock formations.In fact I cannot recollect a similar cloud arrangement over my sky.Well worth the hike...Great shot. #1731473

Marc E. Adamus 8/18/2005 9:33:24 AM

Thanks all for comments. Joe, I haven't seen similar clouds either. The polarizer and grad really brought out the contrast. #1731512

Sandy Landon 8/18/2005 9:40:15 AM

Incredible capture!! Well done! #1731534

Bob Cournoyer 8/18/2005 10:01:47 AM

Stunning image!!

Bogdan Grosu 8/18/2005 7:07:04 PM

nice scene...unfortunately it's a bit tilted to the left...cheers #1733097

Marc E. Adamus 8/18/2005 10:46:07 PM

No, the image is not tilted to the left. The horizon is perfectly level viewed in Photoshop. #1733449

Mike Umscheid 8/20/2005 9:29:42 PM

Jackpot man. What incredible luck to get a sky to match your foreground element like this. I couldn't believe it at first... holy cow. Well done, Marc, well done. Your entire gallery is nothing short of awe inspiring. -Mike #1743700

Ken Grooms 8/27/2005 8:32:35 PM

Remember us when you get famous Galen - I mean Marc! Just kidding - like Mike just said, you are inspiring to us all. The more you publish the more we'll all benefit! #1774958

Lori Carlson 8/30/2005 4:22:42 PM

THIS IS INCREDIBLE MARC!!! What a vision!!
And great comments once again Ken! :0) #1786632

Evy Johansen 9/5/2005 12:17:02 AM

WOW.... a true winner!!! Awesome image, Marc!! Congratulations on your POTD win!! #1802742

Susie Peek-Swint 9/5/2005 12:22:18 AM

Breathtaking Marc ~ thanks for being there to share this beauty with us! Congrats on POTD! #1802754

John C. Schwentner 9/5/2005 12:41:26 AM

Refreshing to me to see someone use the camera exclusively for a change. All done with glass elements. Great! Done by someone who knows their way around photography #1802771

Rahul Wachasunder 9/5/2005 12:43:12 AM

This is my first photo of the DAY and I am truely impressed. Awesome Image marc. #1802773

Robyn Gwilt 9/5/2005 1:47:55 AM

What awesome colours and texture - Congrats on your POTD - #1802833

Bill Houghton 9/5/2005 3:02:58 AM

Beautiful shot Marc. You indeed captured the beauty of God's creation.
Congratulations on your POTD win. #1802870

Jennifer Leigh Young 9/5/2005 3:18:14 AM

All I can say is, your photography is where I dream to be with mine. Your shots are incredible. #1802877

Candice C. Calhoun 9/5/2005 3:20:22 AM

Congratulations for this exquisite POTD. Way to go!!!

ccc #1802879

Emanuel R.L Marcos 9/5/2005 3:25:05 AM

GR8 shoot Marc , stunning colours , congratulations ! #1802892

Dan Walters 9/5/2005 4:41:52 AM

Great shot! Love the light and colors! #1803086

Elisabeth A. Gay 9/5/2005 4:51:24 AM

I am looking at this in awesome wonder! It's beautiful Marc!
Congrats on your POTD
Ann #1803117

Terri L. Scribner 9/5/2005 5:13:04 AM

Beautiful!! Congratulations on your POTD!! #1803196

Joy Rector 9/5/2005 5:13:21 AM

congrats on the POTD #1803198

Elrita L. Annett 9/5/2005 5:15:35 AM

This is just stunning! Superb capture! #1803211

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/5/2005 5:28:00 AM

WOW!!! Hearty congrats on your POTD for this masterpiece, Marc, and thanks for explaining how you achieved it.
Can't wait to visit your gallery!
-Debby #1803231

Donna W. Neal 9/5/2005 5:29:26 AM

WOW Congratulations on this well deserved POTD and Debby called it right a masterpiece! #1803238

Penny Steiner 9/5/2005 5:36:34 AM

I hope you blow this photo up LARGE and hang it on your is so beautiful. Thanks for sharing it with us and congratulations on POTD...

Laura Clay-Ballard 9/5/2005 5:37:40 AM

awesome!!!!!! congrats on potd #1803268

Lisa Clark 9/5/2005 5:40:23 AM

Fantastic imagery. Congratulations on POTD. #1803276

Cathy Barrows 9/5/2005 5:58:09 AM

Congrats on your POTD...we will be seeing this one again #1803349

Lindley Johnson 9/5/2005 6:00:12 AM

Absolutely stunning! Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD. #1803358

Melissa L. Zavadil 9/5/2005 6:00:34 AM

Congrats AGAIN mark!!! Nice to see this shot in the spot light!! It was one of my favorites on Acclaim! Cool shot!

Melissa #1803361

Dave Hubbs 9/5/2005 6:16:32 AM

Simply fantastic........ #1803412

Jessica L. Richard 9/5/2005 6:38:45 AM

gorgous image, congrats on POTD! #1803495

Ed Heaton 9/5/2005 7:02:07 AM

Outstanding job Marc... Congrats on POTD! #1803561

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 9/5/2005 7:15:08 AM

Great image Marc!
Congratulations on your POTD!,
Amalia #1803607

Kristen McKain 9/5/2005 7:32:32 AM

WOW. Gorgeous shot! Congrats on your POTD. #1803693

Wendy Stevenson 9/5/2005 7:54:01 AM

Stunning scenery and excellent shot Marc! Congrats on your POTD!! I really love the textures! #1803786

Kathleen R. Struckle 9/5/2005 8:00:25 AM

Gorgeous image!! The most beautiful clouds and the most blue skies I have found are in the west. Congrats on POTD!! #1803819

Claudette Foote 9/5/2005 8:10:35 AM

congrats on the POTD


Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/5/2005 8:13:42 AM

Gorgeous shot, Marc! Congratulations on your POTD! #1803866

Kay Beausoleil 9/5/2005 8:14:15 AM

Breathtaking! Congratulations, Marc, on your POTD! #1803868

C, William Dunsay 9/5/2005 8:14:27 AM

Decidedly a visual feast. Thanks for sharing it with all of us. #1803870

Casey A. Hanson 9/5/2005 8:37:53 AM

Congrats on this stunningly beautiful image, Marc! Bravo!! #1803942

Greg McCroskery 9/5/2005 8:49:37 AM

Congratulations on this very beautiful capture. The composition is outstanding! Thanks also for giving proper credit for this beauty -- God is the ultimate artist!
God Bless,
Greg #1803993

John C. Schwentner 9/5/2005 9:12:31 AM

. #1804094

Liz 9/5/2005 9:40:53 AM

I so love Arizona! My sister lives there and this brings back wonderful memories!
Just breathtaking...thank you for the morning's visual treat!
Congrats! #1804193

Tangie L. Smith 9/5/2005 10:32:44 AM

Simply amazing, you must have felt so small and at one with nature at this site. #1804331

Jim Kinnunen 9/5/2005 11:16:27 AM

Outstanding image, Marc!!! Congrats on the POTD!!! #1804444

Anita Taylor 9/5/2005 11:26:59 AM

Wow what a dramatic image, Marc! What a wonderful experience to see all this and have it come together right before your eyes! #1804453

Jenny Bosmans 9/5/2005 11:41:44 AM

Must be quite an experience to see this in real, Marc!! FANTASTIC scene and capture!! Congratulations on POTD!! #1804487

Jacqueline C. Harmon 9/5/2005 11:41:49 AM

very beautiful scene! love it! congrats! #1804488

Mary Clarke 9/5/2005 1:03:15 PM

Congratulations on POTD - wonderful image Marc. #1804641

Terry L. Ellis 9/5/2005 1:06:00 PM

Amazingly stunning shot, Marc! Congratulations on this fine POTD!!!! #1804647

Pu Chen 9/5/2005 1:26:40 PM

Such an amazing view! Wonderful capture, Marc! Congratulations on your POTD! #1804699

Mike Paravano 9/5/2005 1:39:30 PM

Absolutely outstanding! #1804731

John C. Schwentner 9/5/2005 1:49:13 PM

.. #1804745

Photographer 9/5/2005 4:54:09 PM

this would be an awesome photo without the clouds, but the clouds make it all the better. #1805022

Virginia L. Allison 9/5/2005 5:37:53 PM

Wow, amazing shot Marc...what a blessing to have seen such a beautiful sight. #1805082

Debra Booth 9/5/2005 5:49:26 PM

Congratulations on your POTD for this masterpiece! #1805107

Judy S. Fung 9/6/2005 2:24:49 AM

Congrats on your POTD, Marc! #1805611

Luhut Napitupulu 9/6/2005 6:16:12 AM

A real masterpiece! The details, the clouds, the colours and the composition as well as the lighting are great, very well captured, Marc! Congratulations on POTD! #1806284

Guy D. Biechele 9/6/2005 11:00:59 AM

Absolutely stunning landscape image! Congrats on your POTD. #1806927

Patty Razonable 9/7/2005 8:36:57 AM

Congratulations on your POTD on this awesome scenic capture!! #1810351

Randall 9/7/2005 9:34:09 AM

That's an ass kicking photo, Marc! Wish I would have been there! #1810571

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/8/2005 1:49:02 PM

A jewel, such beauty. Well done, congrats!!! #1815196

Damian P. Gadal 9/12/2005 10:37:59 AM

Stunning! #1828204

DJ Badger 9/12/2005 1:09:19 PM

The lighting is wonderful. Great subject matter. The topper is the clouds that accent the lines in the landscape. #1828765

Melissa L. Zavadil 9/23/2005 10:03:42 PM

Congrats again Marc!! Great work!! You are just too good for words!! YOU ROCK!! :) #1872706

Robyn Gwilt 9/24/2005 12:01:10 AM

Congrats on your finalist - could be a WINNER! #1873361

Chris Macer 9/24/2005 3:58:05 AM

Well deserved, Marc! Congrats! #1873991

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/24/2005 4:08:51 AM

Congratulations Marc! #1874074

KHAWLA Haddad 9/24/2005 5:44:24 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!!! #1874871

Sandy Landon 9/24/2005 10:21:42 AM

Congrats again!!! Wonderful! #1876699

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 9/24/2005 11:51:29 AM

Congratulations Marc!,
Amalia #1877501

James Reininger 9/26/2005 8:15:11 AM

Great combination of clouds and rock formation. #1886189

Chris Macer 9/26/2005 10:38:59 PM

Big congrats on the win, Marc!! #1889025

Janine Russell 9/26/2005 11:15:35 PM

Marc, congratulations on your second place win. The details and colors are wonderful. #1889189

Kerby Pfrangle 9/26/2005 11:30:00 PM

Marc congratulations on your second place. Kerby #1889251

Joyce ONeil 9/27/2005 6:47:39 AM

Breathtaking win! #1890815

Luhut Napitupulu 9/27/2005 8:29:37 AM


KHAWLA Haddad 9/27/2005 8:36:28 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner!!!!!! #1891286

Jacqueline C. Harmon 9/27/2005 9:44:12 AM

congrats..i had a feeling we would see this one agian!!! #1891694

Ken Grooms 9/28/2005 7:15:46 PM


Serena Pierce 9/28/2005 7:27:40 PM

Stunning image Marc! Congratulations!! #1897216

Marc A. Bailey 9/30/2005 9:19:51 AM

Marc, must have been away when you submitted this - it is absolutely perfect, wonderful shot, wonderful colours, lighting, composition, everything is just perfect. Fully deserved second place, well done! #1902789

Jasmine Chua L. 10/1/2005 10:47:50 AM

Congrats. excellent capture with stunning and vibrant colors. Landscape at its best. #1906180

Alton I. Vance 10/14/2005 4:01:35 PM

Wow! Absolutely gorgeous. It makes me envious. Wish I could have been there. Congratulations on your well deserved second place win. It would be a frist place in my books. Great job! - Alton Vance #1952876

Donna M. Dunaif 10/21/2005 10:22:56 AM

Marc - not only is this image breathtaking, but I checked out your gallery and they're ALL spectacular. Much admiration from a fellow Oregonian (PDX). #1978349

Keith L. Clayton 12/16/2005 8:12:44 AM

You are a very gifted photographer. I enjoyed your gallery. #2191869

Sabrina De Vries 11/21/2007 4:15:32 AM

Lovely scene, breathtaking ! #5105673

Joyce ONeil 11/21/2007 10:16:01 AM

Amazing image.... would love to be there. #5107108

Harry E. Pherson 4/11/2008 7:50:45 PM

As usual you pulled another one off...great shot shot Marc... #5777165

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I hiked into Arizona's Vermillion Cliffs wilderness one February night to observe the worlds finest sandstone at the first light of dawn. As the sun arose the compositions were limitless and the colors magical. What I never could have forseen was the clouds. The amazing clouds! High Cirrus, wind sheared and naturally striated to match the stone. I could hardly believe my eyes! A palette painted by god captured forever. I used a Canon 17-40L lens, polarizer and ND grad and exposed Fuji Velvia to render this image of the fleeting moment.

Uploaded on 8/18/2005 7:58:12 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 3 35mm SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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