A New Day

© Rita Hill

A New Day

Nikki McDonald level-classic 12/27/2010 6:30:58 PM

Beautiful light, Rita. I really like the tones and composition. #1338985

Merna L. Nobile 12/27/2010 8:42:31 PM

Hi Rita: This is so spirital looking, the lighting makes the image like none other. Congratulations, what a winner. Merna #9127994

Lyn Darlington 12/27/2010 11:36:40 PM

The colours and tones from the sunlight behind the trees make an interesting and beautiful composition! #9128120

John Rivera level-classic 12/28/2010 3:16:30 AM

Wow! What a great find.
Beautifully captured Rita! #9128255

Irene Colling level-classic 12/28/2010 8:20:26 PM

This takes my breath away Rita. The high contrast between sparkling sun rays and dark tree shapes makes a very dynamic image.

Outstanding image Rita. #9129916

Rita Hill level-classic 12/28/2010 9:36:21 PM

Thank you all so much for you nice comments. Wishing you all a very happy New Year. #9129988

Katarina Mansson 1/1/2011 3:30:10 AM

Lovely light, tones, lines and composition. Excellent POTD for 1/1! Congratulations and Happy New Year! #9136361

Helen Dittrich 1/1/2011 4:05:34 AM

beautifully shot, congrats on POTD.. well deserved. Happy New Year! :) #9136387

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/1/2011 4:43:49 AM

What a perfect choice for January 1 POTD! Congratulations, Rita, on this beautiful image -- it speaks wonderfully of hope and anticipation and possibility and all that a new year could bring. #9136448

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 1/1/2011 4:47:19 AM

This IS absolutely perfect for the first day of the new year. Gorgeous, Rita. Huge congrats on this spectacular -- and inspirational -- POTD. #9136449

Kim Andelkovic level-classic 1/1/2011 4:47:42 AM

Whooooooo Hoooooo Congratulations Rita......you have started 2011 off with a great start......wonderful POTD......well done.....a memorable one :-) #9136450

Ellen H. Robertson level-classic 1/1/2011 4:52:43 AM

Just Beautiful #9136461

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/1/2011 5:32:45 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved POTD Rita!

jo ann c. #9136526

Anthony L. Mancuso 1/1/2011 5:42:34 AM

Excellent image Rita...congrats on getting the nod for the first POTD of 2011!! #9136547

Joy Rector 1/1/2011 6:21:43 AM

congrats on the POTD #9136643

Shirley A. Kinney 1/1/2011 6:50:24 AM

Beautiful capture, Rita. Congrats on your POTD and Happy New Year. #9136677

Robert Jensen level-classic 1/1/2011 7:08:09 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful photo #9136700

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 1/1/2011 7:12:56 AM

GORGEOUS!! Congratulations Rita :) #9136710

Kathy Cline level-classic 1/1/2011 7:17:01 AM

What a wonderful New Years Day award for you Anita.
I hope you get to double celebrate! Congratulations and may your NEW YEAR BE BLESSED!! #9136721

Irene Colling level-classic 1/1/2011 8:21:49 AM

Congratulations Rita on this First POTD for 2011.

Happy New year to you and all BP members. #9136846

Rita Hill level-classic 1/1/2011 8:49:38 AM

Thank you so much Better Photo for starting my New Year off with a great surprise. And thank you my Better Photo friends for your nice comments. I am so happy and blessed to have you all in my life. Wishing you all a very happy New Year. #9136872

Michele Peterson level-classic 1/1/2011 9:18:44 AM

Beautiful colors and lighting!! Happy New Year! #9136906

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 1/1/2011 9:19:29 AM

Gorgeous scenery and light Rita. A super POTD, congrats! #9136907

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 1/1/2011 9:20:27 AM

on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #9136908

Richard D. Love 1/1/2011 11:23:40 AM

Congratulations, Rita. Wonderful light and colors. Well done.

Rick #9137108

Laura E. Swan level-classic 1/1/2011 11:37:18 AM


-Laura :D #9137125

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 1/1/2011 11:47:38 AM

Happy New Year Rita.....
Congrats to you and your Lovely Image "New Day"... a beauty of a Shot!!!!!
Smiling with You #9137146

Rita Hill level-classic 1/1/2011 11:51:55 AM

Thank you Christine, Laura and my other BP friends. It was a very nice surprise this morning for me. Wish you all a very happy and wonderful New Year also. #9137154

Phyllis A. Houghton level-classic 1/1/2011 11:51:56 AM

Congratulations Rita!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love this shot. The light radiating from behind the tree is awesome as is the gold color. That's a powerful amount of light. Happy New Year! #9137155

Lyn Darlington 1/1/2011 12:10:42 PM


Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/1/2011 12:17:35 PM

Wonderful light here, Rita. CONGRATZ on the PoTD!

UB. #9137214

Patti Coblentz level-classic 1/1/2011 9:43:53 PM

This is a perfect choice for POTD on 1/1, Rita...the light is so beautiful and the image so inspiring...congratulatins!! #9138078

Donna Glazier 1/2/2011 8:14:11 AM

Fantastic image, Rita, and a perfect one to begin a perfect year! Wishing you and all our BP friends a wonderful year of capturing the beauty & intricacies of this world! #9138728

Kathleen R. Struckle 1/2/2011 8:35:16 PM

Stunning image. Congrats on POTD #9139675

Rita Hill level-classic 1/3/2011 5:34:50 AM

Thank you all for you nice comments. #9140117

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 1/3/2011 6:19:31 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome POTD, Rita! #9140224

Dianna Murphy 1/3/2011 8:06:41 AM

Congratulations on your POTD Rita! #9140456

Merna L. Nobile 1/18/2011 8:10:33 PM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9171356

Patti Coblentz level-classic 1/18/2011 8:13:33 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Rita! #9171379

Lyn Darlington 1/18/2011 8:17:04 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #9171405

Phyllis A. Houghton level-classic 1/18/2011 10:26:07 PM

Congratulations Rita on your finalist. #9172354

Kim Andelkovic level-classic 1/18/2011 11:19:42 PM

Whooo hoooo congrats Rita.....always a good sign POTD to end up being a winner..... ;-) #9172522

Rita Hill level-classic 1/18/2011 11:27:11 PM

Thank you my dear BP friends. It's going to be a great year for all of us.

Stefania Barbier level-classic 1/19/2011 12:30:05 AM

fantastic finalist, congratulations!!! #9172684

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 1/19/2011 4:18:21 AM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9173295

Karen Celella level-classic 1/19/2011 4:57:30 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Rita. #9173595

Carol Eade level-classic 1/19/2011 5:44:08 AM

Another beautiful finalist, congratulations, Rita! #9173919

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 1/19/2011 5:50:58 AM

Congrats to you Rita... another beauty!
Love this Finalist!
Smiling Chris #9173990

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/19/2011 7:23:37 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on all your incredible finalists, Rita! WTG! #9174777

Ellen H. Robertson level-classic 1/19/2011 3:31:07 PM


This one does take your breath away. #9176905

Donna Glazier 1/20/2011 6:34:54 AM

Congratulations!!! Good work! #9179831

Irene Colling level-classic 1/20/2011 7:45:29 PM

Another award for this glorious scene.

Congratulations on your excellent Finalist Rita. #9182075

Rita Hill level-classic 1/20/2011 10:26:23 PM

Thank you so much for the nice comments. #9182253

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 1/21/2011 6:18:56 AM

Wonderful,congratulations, Rita!! #9182918

Linda Blair level-classic 1/24/2011 10:09:35 AM

Congratulations!! #9190664

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50mm, f7.8, ASA 400, 1/125th sec.
Morning day break in the woods.

Exif: F Number: 13, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 5/300 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 42.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on 12/27/2010 5:01:02 PM

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