A Winters Day

Susan Weisensel level-classic 12/26/2010 4:55:35 PM

Beautiful light and image, love the untouched snow. #1338740

Cecil P. Whitt 12/27/2010 12:06:08 AM

A marvelous image, C. #9126488

Carol Teal 12/27/2010 1:10:29 AM

Wonderful! #9126522

John Rivera level-classic 12/27/2010 4:56:09 AM

Stunning! #9126714

Carla Capra level-classic 12/27/2010 6:57:01 AM

Oh my, this is wonderful.
Misty and beautiful.
;) CC #9126916

Debra R. Harder level-classic 12/27/2010 2:19:14 PM

Love this, James!! Absolutely brilliant light and comp!! A FAV for me....Deb #9127544

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 12/28/2010 6:17:01 AM

Stunning image! #9128641

Michelle Alton level-classic 12/31/2010 3:17:22 AM

Simply and brilliantly awesome, James. Congratulations on winning POTD, and I'm CERTAIN this is going gold! An instant favorite for me! #9134246

Julie Christiansen level-classic 12/31/2010 3:25:18 AM

Congrats on POTD. This is phenomenal. #9134255

Mary K. Robison level-classic 12/31/2010 3:26:38 AM

Marvelous image in monotones, James ~
Congratulations on your well-earned POTD! #9134261

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 12/31/2010 3:39:37 AM

Didn't you take this with your iphone previously? This is an amazing image, James...congratulations on your POTD!! #9134298

Katarina Mansson level-classic 12/31/2010 3:45:12 AM

Wonderful mood and tones. Love it! Congratulations on your POTD! #9134316

Karen Celella level-classic 12/31/2010 3:50:55 AM

Congratulations on your stunning POTD, James! #9134332

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 12/31/2010 4:04:47 AM

Wow- James! A double bonus - being in Yosemite Park and this exquisite image! Congratulations! #9134376

Joy Rector level-classic 12/31/2010 4:28:44 AM

congrats on this fantastic POTD #9134419

Mary Timman level-classic 12/31/2010 4:44:09 AM

I loved this when I first saw it and now even more!
Congratulations on this beautiful POTD! #9134468

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 12/31/2010 5:14:02 AM

Congratulations on this awesome POTD James!

jo ann c. #9134590

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 12/31/2010 5:28:18 AM

This is just exquisite, James! Congratulations on your beautiful POTD! #9134629

Wheeler McDougal Jr. level-classic 12/31/2010 5:47:30 AM

I don't often coment on POTDs, but I must make an exception in this case. This is one of the most beautiful images that I have seen. The smoothnes of the snow and the softness of the drifts is just wonderfull. Congratulations, I only wish it was in my collection. #9134673

Terry Cervi level-classic 12/31/2010 6:01:25 AM

This is stunning, James! Congrats on your well deserved POTD! #9134709

Kerry Penn level-classic 12/31/2010 6:04:37 AM

Wow! #9134718

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 12/31/2010 6:07:11 AM

Absolutely spectacular, James. Huge congrats on this outstanding POTD. #9134723

Vicki Gilbreath level-classic 12/31/2010 6:13:06 AM

Wonderful! Love the mood of this photo. Congratulations on an awesome POTD. #9134735

Paula Showen level-classic 12/31/2010 6:21:27 AM

Beautiful!! I love the wintery tone of this image. Congratulations on your POTD!!!! #9134754

Gerri R. Jones level-classic 12/31/2010 6:33:15 AM

Such beautiful tones and light across the top of the snow, congratulations James on potd! #9134776

Carla Capra level-classic 12/31/2010 6:56:13 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!
Whew Whoo...POTD!
;) CC #9134883

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 12/31/2010 7:01:20 AM

WOW, this gorgeous scene has taken my breath away.... OUTSTANDING presentation, and definately a GOLD quality... bet we see this again!

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #9134897

James N. Sanderson 12/31/2010 7:12:37 AM

Thanks all for your very kind comments.

Jim #9134944

Leslie Carson Wolfe level-classic 12/31/2010 8:25:00 AM

Well done! Incredible light and mood, and great composition! It draws me right in, so much so that my feet seem planted in the snow!

Congratulations, Jim! #9135071

PiperAnne L. Worcester 12/31/2010 8:29:15 AM

Very, Very Cool! Congratulations! #9135081

Pamela Njemanze level-classic 12/31/2010 9:10:22 AM

The lighting in this image is outstanding. Great composition and mood.
Congrats!
Pam :) #9135136

Mike Umbreit level-classic 12/31/2010 9:40:01 AM

Jim - Congratulations on your POTD! Neat image! - Mike #9135170

Susan J. Allen level-classic 12/31/2010 9:40:44 AM

Enchanting! My vote for the Grand Prize, if I had one! #9135171

Pamela Koch level-classic 12/31/2010 10:52:04 AM

Absolutely beautiful. Congratulations on a winning POTD. #9135243

Janice M. LeCocq level-classic 12/31/2010 11:34:22 AM

WOW! This is magnificant...I love the curve of the stream...the snow looks SOOOO SOFT...the muted sun and the composition of the stream leading to the trees and the sun. It's really wonderful. I'd hang it on my wall! And, I don't say that but a couple of times a year! #9135281

Elsa Gary level-classic 12/31/2010 11:36:58 AM

WOW. what a gorgeous image! the composition, light, tones, and texture are all amazing and create a strong, dramatic mood. Great job...congratulations on your POTD and other awards this is is sure to win. An instant favorite for me too! #9135288

Craig W. Myers level-classic 12/31/2010 11:46:16 AM

A beautiful atmospheric composition. Great work! #9135301

Mike F. Anderson level-classic 12/31/2010 12:02:29 PM

Congrats on your POTD, James. I love the mood and the depth in the photo! Overall, great composition! #9135328

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/31/2010 12:09:23 PM

Wow! Such an amazingly beautiful image, James! Huge congrats on your POTD Honor from BP!

WELL DESERVED!!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

-Laura Swan #9135344

Richard D. Love level-classic 12/31/2010 4:00:02 PM

Congratulations, James. Wonderful light, lines, and shapes. Well done.

Rick #9135780

Laura E. Swan level-classic 12/31/2010 4:13:11 PM

Photobucket #9135798

Raymond Pauly level-classic 12/31/2010 9:38:32 PM

Amazing image! Congratulations! #9136184

Freddy Bland 1/1/2011 2:27:23 AM

Gorgeous winter scene, James!! Congratulations on POTD! Well-deserved! Happy New Year! #9136316

Stacy Zacher level-classic 1/1/2011 8:30:53 AM

Congrats on your POTD. This is absolutely breathtaking! #9136854

James N. Sanderson 1/1/2011 9:22:03 AM

Thanks again everyone for your very nice comments on what was a lovely afternoon skiing in Yosemite.

Jim #9136910

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 1/1/2011 9:22:11 AM

Serene and captivating James, like a dream. Congratulations on your POTD! #9136911

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/1/2011 12:03:54 PM

Wonderful exposure, James. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #9137182

Debra R. Harder level-classic 1/2/2011 9:41:23 AM

I knew we'd see this STUNNING image again, James!! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL POTD!! Deb #9138837

Bill Treadway level-classic 1/2/2011 5:20:49 PM

One of the best images I have seen on BP or fot that matter anywhere. Great Work. #9139501

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 1/2/2011 6:34:23 PM

This is exquisite, James, totally extraordinary! I don't think I have ever seen a better winter landscape photo at BP - or at least, not in a long, long time! The lighting is incredible, very magical both on the snow and the stream. And the textures and tones are marvelous. A stunning composition as well - very moody with a great sense of depth. Sure to be a winner! Huge Congratulations on your outstanding POTD! #9139595

Kathleen R. Struckle level-classic 1/2/2011 8:55:38 PM

Stunning image. congrats on POTD!! #9139689

Cathy Barrows 1/3/2011 7:01:10 AM

Congrats on your POTD...love the mood #9140287

Michael G. Marshall 1/3/2011 7:05:40 AM

Magnificent image, James! It's a WINNER! Congratulations on your POTD! Michael #9140294

Louise Dandeneau 1/3/2011 7:51:34 AM

That is an amazing image! Oh, how I would love to take an image like this one. There is such a peacefulness about it, one of the most beautiful winter scenes I've ever seen! #9140442

Marisol Pastor level-classic 1/13/2011 10:45:06 AM

Spectacular winterscape! Well worth a POTD! Congratulations. #9160549

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 1/18/2011 8:12:58 PM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9171375

Becky J. Parkinson level-classic 1/18/2011 8:14:38 PM

This is perfect...a real beauty!! Congratulations on POTD and on your finalist. We will see this again, I suspect. #9171387

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 1/18/2011 8:22:44 PM

Congratulations on this superb finalist, James! #9171445

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 1/19/2011 4:23:19 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9173334

Karen Celella level-classic 1/19/2011 5:00:25 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, James. Get ready for the gold! #9173613

Janice M. LeCocq level-classic 1/19/2011 5:13:29 AM

James! So happy to see this beautiful image get the recognition it deserves!
#9173709

Mary Timman level-classic 1/19/2011 5:37:21 AM

I loved this the first couple of times I saw it! Congratulations! #9173855

Tad Bowman 1/19/2011 7:44:34 AM

Stunning image James. #9174899

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 1/19/2011 8:15:00 AM

Congratulations on your stunning finalist!! #9175115

Allen Hughes level-classic 1/19/2011 9:18:44 AM

Love this shot. Incredible light and mood. A winner in my book. #9175452

Terry Cervi level-classic 1/19/2011 1:22:50 PM

I agree with Karen, this is a winner for sure! It's stunning!!!! Congrats on your finalist, James! #9176444

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/19/2011 2:34:22 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, James! WTG! #9176660

Freddy Bland 1/19/2011 3:46:53 PM

Many congratulations on this stunning Finalist, James!! I believe we will see Gold on this one for sure!! #9176984

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 1/19/2011 6:08:13 PM

My vote for GOLD for sure, James! Many congratulations again! #9177833

Paula Showen 1/19/2011 9:20:40 PM

So nice to see this again. Congratulations on your finalist! #9178745

Ellen Hodges level-classic 1/20/2011 5:54:32 AM

Huge congrats and very best luck, James! #9179710

Mike F. Anderson level-classic 1/20/2011 7:51:15 PM

Congratulations on this great finalist, James! #9182092

Karen Slagle level-classic 1/23/2011 3:21:40 PM

I told my husband this was my pick for landscapes. Huge congrats on your awesome winner... #9187818

Vicki Gilbreath level-classic 1/23/2011 3:29:06 PM

Congratulations on the well deserved win!! #9187858

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 1/23/2011 3:34:14 PM

Congrats on this stunning first place winner!!! #9187899

Allen Hughes level-classic 1/23/2011 3:36:02 PM

As I said in my earlier post... A winner in my book. A well deserved 1st place for this awesome shot. #9187910

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/23/2011 3:55:31 PM

Congratulations on this Phenomenal Gold Medal Winner, James! WTG! #9187988

Mike F. Anderson level-classic 1/23/2011 4:01:33 PM

Congratulations on your 1st place winner James. I knew it was a special one when I first saw it! #9188008

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 1/23/2011 4:13:31 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving
First Place Winner! 8o) #9188050

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 1/23/2011 5:10:21 PM

An all time favorite image...congratulations on your 1st place win, James! #9188249

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 1/23/2011 5:19:11 PM

Another congratulations is in order! #9188295

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 1/23/2011 5:43:09 PM

Congratulations, James, on this stunning winner!

#9188411

Bill Houghton level-classic 1/23/2011 5:50:41 PM

James, Congratulations on this beautiful winner. #9188444

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 1/23/2011 5:59:25 PM

Big congratulations on this well deserved 1st Place Win James!

jo ann c. #9188485

Ellen Hodges level-classic 1/23/2011 6:54:41 PM

Huge congrats on this awesome winner, James!! #9188819

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 1/23/2011 7:43:05 PM

No surprise here, James! I knew this was Gold the first time I saw it! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding First Place Gold winner! #9188994

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/24/2011 12:36:41 AM

Glad to see this super image with another Golden badge, James. CONGRTAZ!!

UB. #9189307

Michelle Alton level-classic 1/24/2011 2:14:53 AM

It wasn't clairvoyance that told me that this extraordinary image was destined for Gold. Congratulations, James! #9189370

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 1/24/2011 5:15:40 AM

Stunning, John. Congratulations on your fantastic winner! #9189875

Carla Capra level-classic 1/24/2011 6:39:10 AM

Hi John;
Congratulations.
I was very glad to see this as a winner.
Awesome image.
;) CC #9190099

Lindley Johnson level-classic 1/24/2011 6:42:08 AM

Fantastic light in this wonderfully peaceful scene. Congratulations on your gorgeous First Place Win, James! #9190103

Bojan Bencic level-classic 1/24/2011 7:23:07 AM

Congratulations on your winner, James. #9190188

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 1/24/2011 7:34:58 AM

This scene is absolutely exquisite, James!! Congratulations on your first place win!! #9190224

Debra R. Harder level-classic 1/24/2011 8:08:43 AM

I knew this was a GOLD winner the first time I saw this beauty, James! Huge congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN!!! Deb #9190357

Monika Sapek level-classic 1/24/2011 11:28:34 AM

Many congratulations on your First Place Win with stunning image, James! #9190821

Terry Cervi level-classic 1/24/2011 2:12:00 PM

Can't get more beautiful than this, James! Congrats to you! #9191162

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 1/25/2011 6:43:00 AM

Stunningly gorgeous, James. Huge congrats on this spectacular GOLD. #9192611

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 1/25/2011 10:24:54 AM

Elegant! Congratulations, James! #9193178

Barbara Socor level-classic 1/25/2011 4:11:31 PM

How extraordinary! There is nothing that has not already been said....This is an unforgettable image. Congrats on your wonderful win! #9193699

Mary Timman level-classic 1/25/2011 4:39:17 PM

Huge Congratulations! Very well deserved! #9193750

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 1/25/2011 5:01:48 PM

Congratulations on your BIG FIRST PLACE win James. I'm very happy for you!! #9193801

Mary Ann Melton level-classic 1/25/2011 8:57:28 PM

This is such a beautiful image - I love feel of winter you've captured here! Congratulations on your First Place Win on such a deserving image! #9194210

David M. Montero level-classic 1/30/2011 12:51:33 PM

WOW! This is so fantastic on so many levels. Congratulations on your first place selection James! #9202476

Cathy M. Britcliffe 1/31/2011 9:39:40 AM

I love this, James! Congratulations!

Cathy :) #9203939

Rolando Rosito level-classic 2/1/2011 6:35:58 PM

Stunning winner James, Congratulations!! #9206994

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f/11, ISO 200 at 47mm. Dusk in Yosemite National Park while cross country skiing near Dewey Point. Multi exposure blend.

Uploaded on 12/26/2010 4:49:28 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day


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