Stormy Sunrise

© Randall J. Scholten

Stormy Sunrise

Michelle Alton level-classic 3/4/2011 3:36:17 AM

One of the most interesting I've seen. Certainly unique and uncommonly gorgeous! #1357948

Rolando Rosito 3/4/2011 2:33:03 PM

Wonderful image Randall #9273866

Michelle Alton level-classic 4/16/2011 3:17:29 AM

Congratlations Randall on this amazing image having been selected as POTD! Onward. #9353368

Christopher Budny level-classic 4/16/2011 3:18:27 AM

Terrific all around---beach capture, sky capture, reflection capture... love that band of orange/yellow cloud! Congratulations! #9353370

Avril Young level-classic 4/16/2011 3:29:05 AM

outstanding photo...and so beautiful..congrats on your POTD, #9353379

Michael McCook level-classic 4/16/2011 3:43:50 AM

Congrats on your POTD!! Beautiful image. I bet you were glad you got out of bed for this:D #9353395

Nikki McDonald level-classic 4/16/2011 4:13:06 AM

Beautiful sunrise, Randall. Congratulations on the POTD. #9353430

Carol Flisak level-classic 4/16/2011 4:33:52 AM

Beautiful sunrise, Randy... wonderfully contemplative! I always look forward to your daily images. Congrats on your POTD! #9353468

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 4/16/2011 4:35:32 AM

Gorgeous Sunrise capture! Cogratulations on this Outstanding POTD! #9353469

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 4/16/2011 4:43:23 AM

Congratulations on your stunning POTD! #9353475

Joy Rector level-classic 4/16/2011 4:48:06 AM

congrats on the POTD #9353489

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/16/2011 5:07:10 AM

Beautiful....Congratulations on your POTD! #9353530

Bunny Snow level-classic 4/16/2011 5:12:26 AM

It is interesting, but so much more. Everything about the sky has excellent composition from the diagonal clouds above, which are reflected in the water on the beach, to the beautiful orange and gold of the sunrise. This is so well seen, captured, and is beautifully processed making for a magnificent sunrise. Congratulations on your well earned and stunning POTD, Randall. #9353537

Susan D. Royce level-classic 4/16/2011 5:15:05 AM

Beautiful light and reflections. Congrats on your POTD! #9353543

Bill Houghton 4/16/2011 5:33:59 AM

Randall, this is a beautiful, beautiful shot. Congratulations. Have a great weekend, Bill #9353594

Melissa Olsen level-classic 4/16/2011 5:44:21 AM

So very beautiful! #9353598

Siete Meeter level-classic 4/16/2011 5:49:19 AM

Wonderful image Randall,Congrats on your POTD!


JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 4/16/2011 5:49:32 AM

Awesome! Congrats on your POTD Randall!

jo ann c. #9353600

Patti Coblentz level-classic 4/16/2011 6:14:48 AM

Nice to see your gorgeous image on this page, Randy...congratulations on your POTD! They are all POTD's in my opinion :)) #9353659

Bill Treadway 4/16/2011 6:21:39 AM

Awesome capture. Well done in every way. Im confused being from the East coast. How do you get a sunrise like this in Oregon? #9353672

Cathy Barrows 4/16/2011 6:40:51 AM

congrats on your beautiful POTD #9353709

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 4/16/2011 6:46:34 AM

Congratulations Randall on a well deserved POTD. #9353721

Julianne Bradford 4/16/2011 6:58:05 AM

Exceptionally beautiful capture Randall! Congratulations on this marvelous POTD! #9353735

Leslie Carson Wolfe level-classic 4/16/2011 7:16:36 AM

Incredible sky Randall, and your photos at are breathtaking! Congratulations! The farthest north I've been on the West Coast is Trinidad Beach. Living in the Midwest, I don't get out there often, but I have a sister in Humboldt County. You've definitely re-inspired me to see the Pacific Northwest! Thank you!

~ Leslie #9353790

Michael Kelly level-classic 4/16/2011 8:28:22 AM

Simply a great Capture. Wonderful color and drama. Congratulations on a well deserved POTD. #9353898

Victor DeCicco level-classic 4/16/2011 8:49:37 AM

Fantastical and surreal and powerful...Absolutely love it! Planned shot or right place at right time? #9353919

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 4/16/2011 10:23:36 AM

Randall, Gorgeous Capture! Congratulations on a well deserved POTD! #9354025

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 4/16/2011 10:55:41 AM

Good on you, Randy! A most worthy POTD!
Steve #9354047

Phyllis A. Houghton level-classic 4/16/2011 11:09:13 AM

Congratulations on your POTD. Your sunrises and sunsets are so inspiring.

Eli Boschetto 4/16/2011 12:53:04 PM

beautiful image. well deserved potd. congrats! #9354127

Lisa B. North level-classic 4/16/2011 1:31:41 PM

A visual feast for the eyes! Just breathtaking! #9354156

Evy Johansen level-classic 4/16/2011 7:15:44 PM

Stunning image, Randall!! Congratulations on your POTD! #9354553

Debra R. Harder 4/16/2011 7:57:45 PM

Hi Randall...Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING POTD!! Your seascapes are breathtaking!!! Deb #9354592

Paul D. 4/17/2011 12:08:48 AM

Randall, beautifully captured, you controlled the light really well. That must have been something to see in person! Congrats on the POTD, this shot should do very well in the contest. #9354724

Richard D. Love level-classic 4/17/2011 5:49:56 AM

Congratulations, Randall. Just a beautiful, dramatic sunrise.

Rick #9354956

Randall J. Scholten 4/17/2011 5:35:13 PM

Sincere thanks to everyone who commented on this photo, and also to the staff for selecting it as a POTD. I am overwhelmed with all the kind words and generous compliments! They sure helped make this a very special experience! Thanks again!!! ~Randy #9355710

Karen Celella level-classic 4/26/2011 8:56:11 AM

I've been away and am just catching up. Huge congratulations on your amazing POTD, Randy! You know I'm a big fan and expect to see many more awards coming your way! #9370351

Teresa Moore level-classic 6/19/2011 8:13:36 PM

Stunning image! Congratulations. #9468389

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Sunbeams were sneaking through a break in the clouds off the right side of this photo, to provide some nice cloud color, while rain was falling from darker clouds out over the Pacific. And there are also the reflections of the clouds, cliffs, and beacon to complete this dramatic scene (along with some ominous looking dark gray clouds over the lighthouse). Isnít it an interesting sunrise?
Cape Blanco, Oregon.

Nikon D700, 20 mm f/2.8D Nikkor lens. f/4.0, 1/100th second exposure. ISO 200

Exif: F Number: 4, ExposureTime: 100/10000 seconds, ISO: 200, FocalLength: 20.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700

Uploaded on 3/3/2011 7:44:55 PM Editor's Pick Photo of the Day

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