Golden Splash

© Debra R. Harder

Golden Splash

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 2/8/2011 9:39:41 AM

Very cool capture, Deb!
Looks like fireworks.
Fantastic light and timing.
~♥~Lisa #1351404

Linda Blair 2/8/2011 9:58:46 AM

Awesome capture...I agree it looks like first I thought you had added the fireworks to the cool is this!!!!! #9220970

Carla Capra level-classic 2/8/2011 10:36:02 AM

Hi Debra;
Stunning image. I love the lighting. The lighting and detail on the foreground splash is awesome.
;) CC #9221096

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/8/2011 11:04:18 AM

WINNER for sure! Love it Deb!

jo ann c. #9221154

Dayna Cain level-classic 2/8/2011 11:13:05 AM

Breathtaking! Congrats ahead of time on this winner!!!!! #9221169

Courtenay Vanderbilt 2/8/2011 11:25:57 AM

Oh this is gorgeous, JSB! I agree it looks like fireworks. Bet we see it again! #9221197

Denny E. Barnes level-classic 2/8/2011 11:29:10 AM

Fantastic timing and capture of the golden light in the splash, Deb! You won't see this very often and you got it perfectly!! Very beautiful image!! #9221203

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/8/2011 11:49:00 AM

Perfect timing - Perfect exposure - just PERFECT!! Superb capture JSB! #9221265

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 2/8/2011 12:57:51 PM

Beautiful composition,a wonderful explosion of water and light. Congratulation on this super capture Debra ~GT #9221410

Carol L. Fowler 2/8/2011 1:00:27 PM

That's amazing! Looks like fireworks! #9221413

Phyllis H. Burchett 2/8/2011 1:06:32 PM

Absolutely amazing Debra, AWESOME! #9221432

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 2/8/2011 3:25:27 PM

Excellent, I am so happy for you that you were able to capture this!! I think you should frame it and hang it on the wall!! It's something special!! #9221633

Lindley Johnson level-classic 2/8/2011 3:40:01 PM

Perfect timing and light, Deb! A terrific image! #9221665

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/8/2011 5:41:20 PM

Amazing capture and the splash! What causes the orange colors? #9221817

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 2/8/2011 6:54:10 PM

INCREDIBLY fabulous and awesome, Deb! WHAT a SHOT! :-) k #9221899

Debra R. Harder 2/8/2011 6:57:40 PM

Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments! Shelly...the orange colors in the splash is caused by the beam of light through the opening of the arch. #9221906

Kathy Salerni level-classic 2/8/2011 8:00:20 PM

What a stunning capture, Deb! This is the best shot of that opening that I have ever seen! This is a winning shot, for sure! #9221952

Terry Cervi level-classic 2/8/2011 8:57:57 PM

My goodness, this is wonderful, Deb! What perfect timing to create such a beautiful capture! #9222008

Michelle Alton 2/9/2011 3:43:51 AM

This is awesome, Deb. #9222345

Ken Smith level-classic 2/9/2011 4:08:24 AM

I see another gold for you, Deb. I've seen other photos of the sun shining thru the arch, but never with a freeze-frame capture of the water. Outstanding! #9222432

Lois Adomite level-classic 2/9/2011 8:28:34 AM

Wow, the lighting is beautiful and the splash, what great timing. very nice. #9222882

Karen Celella level-classic 2/9/2011 10:02:31 AM

Absolutely fantastic, Deb!! #9222971

Leslie McLain level-classic 2/9/2011 10:49:36 AM

Amazing capture, Deb. #9223022

Julianne Bradford level-classic 2/9/2011 3:01:05 PM

O-o-o I got happy chills Deb! What a winning capture!! #9223385

Ellen Hodges level-classic 2/9/2011 8:04:55 PM

Extremely fabulous capture, Deb!!!! #9223844

Chris Schlosser 2/10/2011 5:56:48 AM

WOW! This is an amazing capture, Deb! #9224480

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 2/10/2011 5:20:11 PM

This is certainly a WOW shot, great capture!!! #9228407

Dianna Murphy 2/11/2011 3:17:36 PM

Wow, that color and light and your timing... wow! #9232893

Kim Lund level-classic 2/12/2011 2:45:08 AM

Awesome capture! This is a winner in my book Deb. Way to go. #9234529

Beverley Scott level-classic 2/15/2011 2:34:49 AM

Fantastic capture, Deb! We'll be seeing this again for sure! #9241405

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/15/2011 6:59:14 AM

Beautiful light and stop action, nicely done! #9242078

Summer A. Kozisek 2/15/2011 9:14:06 PM

Wonderful capture Deb, great timing!! #9243503

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/20/2011 5:40:01 PM

Outstanding Deb, I'm so happy for you! Congratulations again! #9301731

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/20/2011 5:56:11 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Lindley Johnson level-classic 3/20/2011 6:02:49 PM

Beautiful finalist, Deb - congratulations! #9301994

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 3/20/2011 6:32:01 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9302216

Patti Coblentz level-classic 3/20/2011 8:41:13 PM

Absolutely amazing, Deb...congratulations!! #9302874

Kathy Salerni level-classic 3/20/2011 9:00:47 PM

I knew we would see this again, Deb! Huge congrats on your well deserved finalist! #9302971

Ellen Hodges level-classic 3/20/2011 9:54:32 PM

Huge congrats, and very best luck in the next round on this awesome finalist, Deb!!! #9303166

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 3/20/2011 10:46:45 PM

A stunner. Beautiful light and scene. CONGRATZ on a well deserved Finalist award, Deb. Expect Gold soon!

UB. #9303338

Cheryl Winn level-classic 3/21/2011 12:14:42 AM

Stunning! #9303485

Bojan Bencic level-classic 3/21/2011 1:09:24 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Debra! WOW! #9303593

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/21/2011 2:03:02 AM

Didn't I say this was perfect :-)
Big congratulations JSB on this EXCELLENT finalist!! #9303658

Anita Hogue 3/21/2011 4:41:32 AM

A real stunner, Debra! Congratulations on this gorgeous capture! #9304080

Shawn Jennings level-classic 3/21/2011 4:57:08 AM

Deb, I don't think you could take a bad picture if you tried! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #9304141

Courtenay Vanderbilt 3/21/2011 5:47:25 AM


Terry Cervi level-classic 3/21/2011 5:57:39 AM

This is awesome, Deb! Congrats on your Finalist!! #9304457

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/21/2011 7:48:01 AM

Wowza! Great capture Deb, bet we see gold on this soon!

Congrats on your wonderful finalist!

jo ann c. #9304894

Lorna Shutter 3/21/2011 9:34:38 AM

I'm with Jo Ann! This is fabulous and deserves Gold!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this awesome image, Debra!!!!! :)
Photobucket #9305311

Carla Capra level-classic 3/21/2011 9:58:24 AM

Hi Girlie;
This is Outstanding. Congratulations on this amazing Finalist.
;) CC #9305391

Julianne Bradford 3/21/2011 10:09:10 AM

Yay!! This is such an outstanding finalist Debra! Congratulations! #9305422

Denny E. Barnes level-classic 3/21/2011 10:18:27 AM

Congratulations, Deb on your beautiful and well deserved finalist! Outstanding!! #9305453

Carol Eade level-classic 3/21/2011 10:24:53 AM

What an amazing capture, Debra, congratulations! #9305478

Wanda Judd level-classic 3/21/2011 10:49:39 AM awesome. Congratulationssssss! #9305538

Val Feldman level-classic 3/21/2011 11:41:44 AM of the most incredible photos I have ever seen on BP - this is truly one amazing capture...your sense of timing, brilliant and your angle perfect to capture a blast of golden water fireworks! Never saw anything like it before...Excellent work, Deb - all the best in the upcoming round - I'll be rootin' for you! ~Val #9305657

Mitch Spence level-classic 3/21/2011 12:00:02 PM

Incredible colors, amazing action. Just beautiful, Deb. Congratulations. #9305684

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 3/21/2011 1:04:11 PM

Outstanding timing. Gorgeous finalist Deb. Peter #9305844

Hendrik Storme level-classic 3/21/2011 1:11:22 PM

WOW! I see a winner here Deb!!! #9305875

Ann H. Belus level-classic 3/21/2011 2:01:44 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Debra! #9306106

Ryan Murphy level-classic 3/21/2011 2:09:47 PM

Absolutely stunning. Congrats on this fantastic image #9306131

Karen Celella level-classic 3/21/2011 2:18:10 PM

Congratulations on your superb finalist, Deb! #9306161

Carol L. Fowler 3/21/2011 3:58:40 PM

Congrats! WTG! #9306535

Phyllis H. Burchett 3/21/2011 4:51:37 PM

Awesome...congrats Deb! #9306702

Lana Arcemont level-classic 3/21/2011 7:19:24 PM

A fabulous capture! #9307220

Cindy Bendush level-classic 3/21/2011 7:37:23 PM

Truly amazing Deb! Congratulations on both of your finalists! #9307280

Rona L. Schwarz 3/21/2011 9:29:19 PM

Another awesome, spectacular capture, Deb and superb timing that I'm sure was no accident! CONGRATULATIONS on your superb FINALIST and Good luck in the next round! I have a feeling we'll see this one again! #9307453

Nadia Paul level-classic 3/22/2011 2:33:04 AM

What a stunning capture Debra - congrats on your finalist! #9307660

Ken Smith level-classic 3/22/2011 4:01:24 AM

No surprise here, rock in this area..congrats to you! #9307846

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 3/22/2011 4:08:00 AM

Wow... Looks like a liquid firework!!

Congrats Deb!! #9307871

Stephen Zacker 3/22/2011 4:09:58 AM

Amazing capture and light. Congratulations #9307876

Leslie McLain level-classic 3/22/2011 4:47:44 AM

Congrats on your amazing finalist, Deb. #9308060

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 3/22/2011 4:50:19 AM

Wow Debra...I love it. Congrats on this amazing finalist! #9308081

Dianna Murphy 3/22/2011 8:19:24 AM

So glad to see this beautiful image again. Congratulations. #9308851

Linda Blair 3/22/2011 9:00:41 AM

Spectacular finalist...congratulations!!! #9308972

Mark Dodge 3/22/2011 10:03:25 AM

Your work is always solid and a pleasure to view. Well done Debra... congratulations! #9309129

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 3/22/2011 11:06:51 AM

What a beauty Deb!!! Congrats!!! #9309217

Jeana Clark level-classic 3/22/2011 11:29:41 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Deb!!! Best of luck in the next round!!!

~J~ #9309278

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 3/22/2011 1:42:25 PM

Congratulations Debra, I think that this has all the makings of a winning Photo, Congratulations ~ GT #9309480

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 3/22/2011 4:55:51 PM

WTG on this wonderful winner!!! :-) k #9309822

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 3/22/2011 5:06:00 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, JSB! Well deserved Win! #9309878

Julianne Bradford level-classic 3/22/2011 5:07:23 PM

YAY!! So glad to see Gold on this golden capture Debra! #9309885

Lester A. Garcia level-classic 3/22/2011 5:07:45 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this one, Debra! A real winner. #9309890

Val Feldman level-classic 3/22/2011 5:14:32 PM

I knew it, I knew it!!! So happy to see Gold attached to this wonderful Winner, Deb! Congratulations! #9309937

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 3/22/2011 5:18:08 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your Win!


Liz blahh level-classic 3/22/2011 5:18:12 PM

Congrats on your beautiful Gold winner! #9309976

Patti Coblentz level-classic 3/22/2011 5:20:35 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful gold win, Deb...WTG!! #9309994

Lorna Shutter level-classic 3/22/2011 5:25:58 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win, Debra!!!!! :) #9310044

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 3/22/2011 5:28:51 PM

on your very deserving WINNER! 8o) #9310069

Terry Cervi level-classic 3/22/2011 5:32:20 PM

I love this, Deb! Congratulations on your gorgeous First Place win!! #9310104

Terry Cervi level-classic 3/22/2011 5:34:41 PM

Sorry, Deb, I meant Second Place win. But it could have easily been a First Place win as well! #9310129

Lana Arcemont level-classic 3/22/2011 5:36:34 PM

A Big Congratulations! #9310152

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 3/22/2011 5:50:12 PM

Congrats Deb!!! Beautiful Winner!!! #9310272

Lindley Johnson level-classic 3/22/2011 5:51:15 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Deb! #9310283

Phyllis H. Burchett 3/22/2011 5:58:15 PM

Congrats Deb on this stunning winner!!! #9310342

Leslie McLain level-classic 3/22/2011 6:00:32 PM

Congrats on your stunning winner, Deb. #9310366

Linda D. Lester level-classic 3/22/2011 6:07:33 PM

WTG!!! Love this....Congratulations! #9310428

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 3/22/2011 6:39:21 PM

WTG, Deb!
Love this Spectacular capture!
Big congratulations!
~♥~Lisa #9310660

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 3/22/2011 6:49:05 PM

Congratulations on your Winning image, Deb! #9310712

Cecil P. Whitt 3/22/2011 6:51:18 PM

Congrats on this wonderful image. C #9310725

Cindy Bendush level-classic 3/22/2011 6:57:44 PM

Big congrats on your fabulous win Deb! #9310770

Kathy Salerni level-classic 3/22/2011 7:03:07 PM

WooHoo, I knew this would be a
Winner, Deb! BIG congrats! #9310808

Ellen Hodges level-classic 3/22/2011 7:14:09 PM

Huge congrats on an very fabulous winner, Deb!!! GORGEOUS!! #9310865

Lois Adomite level-classic 3/22/2011 8:12:28 PM

Congratulations, such an awesome photo, your work continually amazes me with its beauty. #9310955

Bojan Bencic level-classic 3/22/2011 11:22:11 PM

Congratulations on your win, Debra! #9311123

Mary K. Robison level-classic 3/23/2011 12:08:01 AM

Outstanding capture, Debra ~
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned win! #9311175

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 3/23/2011 12:36:22 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful image! #9311222

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/23/2011 1:28:13 AM

Didn't I say this was PERFECT!!!! So happy to see Gold here JSB!!! HUGE congrats to you! #9311305

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 3/23/2011 2:48:48 AM

Awesome winner Debra. Congrats.

Danny B. Head level-classic 3/23/2011 3:17:27 AM

Congrats on a great win! #9311458

Stefania Barbier level-classic 3/23/2011 3:46:17 AM


Carol Eade level-classic 3/23/2011 5:23:23 AM

Congratulations, Debra! #9311842

Jessica Jenney level-classic 3/23/2011 5:24:37 AM

Congratulations, Debra on your stunning win! #9311853

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 3/23/2011 5:33:39 AM

WTG Debra! A big congrats to you on this beautiful winner! #9311904

Carla Capra level-classic 3/23/2011 7:30:35 AM

Congrats, Debra.
Awesome winner!!
;) CC #9312258

Denny E. Barnes level-classic 3/23/2011 8:27:49 AM

Outstanding, Deb!! Congratulations on your very beautiful and well deserved Winner!! Gorgeous image!! #9312378

Monika Sapek level-classic 3/23/2011 8:53:47 AM

Wonderful! Perfect timing and lighting to create such an awesome capture, Debra! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win! #9312437

Rona L. Schwarz 3/23/2011 9:16:51 AM

WTG Deb! I knew this one would be back! A brilliant capture for a very talented and skilled photographer.HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this superb SECOND PLACE GOLD WINNER! #9312479

William88 3/23/2011 9:22:49 AM

The lighting and the timing for this shot is perfect and hard to control. Your hard work deserved the awards! Congratulations on your win! #9312499

Henry Jr. R. Doctolero 3/23/2011 9:27:17 AM

This is incredibly perfect shot Miss Debra:)
Congrats on your win :)

dukeHenry #9312507

Kathleen Rinker level-classic 3/23/2011 10:29:01 AM

Congrats on your win Deb!! #9312613

Lynn M. Whitt 3/23/2011 11:23:07 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner... #9312668

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 3/23/2011 12:03:50 PM

Congrats Debra on this awesome winner. #9312703

Rolando Rosito 3/23/2011 1:06:35 PM

Big congratulations Debra, great winner! #9312842

Merna L. Nobile 3/23/2011 6:54:43 PM

Yes, you heard right! Congratulations you are a winner! Merna


Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 3/23/2011 10:39:17 PM

Good to see this again. Huge CONGRATZ on striking Gold, Deb!!!

UB. #9313652

Evy Johansen level-classic 3/23/2011 11:14:08 PM

Wonderful image! Big congratulations on your win, Debra!! #9313678

Anita Hogue 3/24/2011 7:11:53 AM

Congratulations on this winner, Debra! A stunner for sure! #9314385

Karen Celella level-classic 3/24/2011 7:30:38 AM

Congratulations on your spectacular winner, Deb! #9314419

Debra R. Harder 3/24/2011 11:05:34 AM

Thanks everyone for your wonderful comments and congratulations!! I appreciate it so much!! Deb #9314726

David M. Montero level-classic 3/24/2011 1:39:12 PM

Congratulations Deb! So cool! #9314914

Lydia Williams level-classic 3/24/2011 1:40:52 PM

Fantastic capture, Deb! Congratulations! #9314918

Carolyn Morgan 3/24/2011 8:56:23 PM

Big Sur always produces great views for the lens but this is exceptional --- Congratulations! #9315700

Datha Y. Thompson 3/25/2011 9:19:29 AM

AMAZING!!!! Congratulations on your GOLD Debra!!! :) #9316811

Linda Blair 3/25/2011 10:24:02 AM

Congratulations...I knew we'd see this in the winners circle!!! #9316870

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/25/2011 10:30:38 AM

Happy Dance!!!! What a super GOLDEN WIN.

Congratulations Deb, I'm so happy for you!!! You are a gifted photographer and artist!!! #9316881

Kathy Cline level-classic 3/25/2011 12:52:20 PM

Just Incredible Deb!! #9317164

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 3/25/2011 7:44:34 PM

Congratulations Debra, #1 in my book, masterpeice !! ~ GT #9317659

Maria Coulson 3/26/2011 2:11:17 PM

Debra, great capture. Congratulations! #9318692

Bill Houghton 3/28/2011 5:10:51 AM

Debra, this is a beautiful capture. You did a great job in getting this shot. Thanks for your comments. Have a great week, Bill #9321795

Ruth Mora 3/30/2011 9:03:11 PM

awsome capture !!! great masterpiece CONGRATS!!!!

Thomas E. Hinds 4/11/2011 8:41:24 PM

Really an unworldly, stunning image! Superb work, Deb! #9346107

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This is the Pfeiffer Arch at Pfeiffer Beach State Park in Big Sur, California. As the waves surge through the opening, they would make contact with the rocks in the foreground. I was able to capture this illuminated splash.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: -1.67, ExposureTime: 1/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3

Uploaded on 2/8/2011 9:27:27 AM

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Camera: Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera

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