Start Of The Monsoon

© Bobby Ray Goodman

Start Of The Monsoon

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 6/29/2011 4:59:36 AM

Beautiful sunrise capture, Bobby!
Start of the "H" season here, too! #1388952

Lorna Shutter 6/29/2011 5:27:25 AM

Wow!!! Now I know why you love the Monsoon Season so much! This is spectacular, Bobby! The silhouettes of the Cactii are beautiful! Awesome capture, my friend! :) In case you didn't read my reply to you on the image I posted today, ... The High today in Toronto will be 23 degrees Celsius which is 73.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Cool and comfortable! Sorry it's so hot where you are! :( #9494186

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 6/29/2011 5:30:02 AM

Outstanding, Bobby. I did get to see the big cactus driving by. Didn't get to photograph them. A beauty for sure. #9494196

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 6/29/2011 5:32:05 AM

Outstanding sunset, Bobby! Gorgeous colors and silhouettes! #9494207

Linda D. Lester level-classic 6/29/2011 5:40:48 AM

Beautiful colors and shilhouettes!!! #9494243

Ron McEwan level-classic 6/29/2011 5:56:26 AM

We are heading for 104 heat index today, but not a sunset like this. Beautiful Bobby #9494293

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 6/29/2011 6:14:51 AM

Beautiful golden light Bobby! #9494336

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 6/29/2011 6:29:37 AM

MAGNIFICENT, Bobby!!!!!!!! Totally awesome sunset image. I love the colors, the silhouettes and the rays. Fantastic job. A winner in my book. #9494391

Val Feldman level-classic 6/29/2011 6:55:44 AM

Ah, and so it begins...we'll keep it hot in TX to prolong your monsoon season, Bobby - it's a sacrifice but hey, what are photog friends for! LOL! Gorgeous beautifully colored sunset and wonderful silhouettes..Yep, I can see why you love this season so... #9494512

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 6/29/2011 7:25:51 AM

Ohhhhhh! I love this Bobby...even the sunset is HOT!!!

jo ann c. #9494593

Monnie Ryan level-classic 6/29/2011 7:31:50 AM

Awesome capture, Bobby! 107? I can't even wrap my head around 100! #9494614

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/29/2011 7:35:08 AM

Thank you Sabrina,Lorna,Tammy,Courtenay,Linda,Ron,Claudia,Kirsten,Valarie.Jo Ann and Monnie. #9494623

Bojan Bencic level-classic 6/29/2011 9:07:45 AM

Looks great, Bobby. Does this mean the thunder storms are coming soon? #9494771

Joy Rector level-classic 6/29/2011 9:41:57 AM

awesome #9494841

Liz blahh level-classic 6/29/2011 10:14:53 AM

Just beautiful! #9494874

Stephen Zacker level-classic 6/29/2011 10:21:28 AM

That is kinda' warm :-) Great sunset shot #9494885

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/29/2011 10:37:10 AM

Thank you Bojan,Joy,Liz and Stephen.I hope see some Thunderstorms today Bojan. #9494911

Nancy L. Green level-classic 6/29/2011 1:39:55 PM

Still like an oven here as well, and NO rain in sight!! WONDERFUL sunset image Bobby, this is GORGEOUS!! <>< #9495102

John Connolly level-classic 6/29/2011 2:03:31 PM

What a brilliant sunset Bobby! We are struggling to get to 50 here today! #9495155

Wm Nosal level-classic 6/29/2011 2:31:19 PM

Awesome Image, Bobby! #9495192

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/29/2011 4:25:31 PM

Thank you Nancy,John and Wm. #9495428

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 6/29/2011 4:32:42 PM

I am sure you will welcome the monsoon! Pretty cool sunset on a hot day! #9495439

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 6/29/2011 5:54:41 PM

Love the image framing with the silhouette. The colours are stunning. #9495569

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/29/2011 6:02:56 PM

Thank you Carol and Heather. #9495592

Susan Weisensel level-classic 6/29/2011 6:11:33 PM

Dang Bobby, that is hot. But this is a gorgeous sunset. Stay cool my friend. Going to get in the high 90's by friday, and very humid. #9495610

Gord MacEachern level-classic 6/29/2011 6:20:13 PM

A winning image my friend, love it!!
If it ever got up to 107 here, us canucks would be dropping like flies!! #9495626

Jack Gaskin level-classic 6/29/2011 6:42:25 PM

It's a dry heat RIGHT !!! Bet you'd like to strangle the folks that say that. 107 is HELL HOT dry wet any way you look at it.
But it sure makes for a BEAUTY OF A SUNSET. The Cacti is Silhouette are a wonderful plus
Will not be shooting the sun going up or down here till after Skitter Season is over ( OCT ).
If you had a Pool you could have some ACTIVE CROCS w/heat like that.
Happy Shooting & STAY COOL
Jack #9495659

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 6/29/2011 6:47:29 PM

Absolutely gorgeous Bobby..well worth the wait and the heat my friend!!

Bahaha..I'm laughing at Gord with his canuck comment. We do get the odd temp way up there but it's only when you factor in the humidity. #9495665

Mary K. Robison level-classic 6/29/2011 7:52:55 PM

Gorgeous capture, Bobby, sorry it respresents the start of something extremely unpleasant (107 degrees - Yikes!)! #9495779

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/29/2011 8:08:37 PM

Thank you Susan,Gord,Jack,Mary and Mary.Maybe we will get a little rain if we are lucky. #9495808

Ellen Hodges level-classic 6/29/2011 8:57:52 PM

Gorgeous and a very sizzling image, Bobby! That must have been a verrrry hot night! Wow!! #9495841

Avril Young level-classic 6/30/2011 1:09:17 AM

wow, stunning, great colour,light and you sure are hot there!!how to you sleep! #9496063

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/30/2011 4:50:17 AM

Thank you Ellen and Avril.They are warm nights.We do run our AC at night. #9496386

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 6/30/2011 6:09:41 AM

WOW!!! This is BEAUTIFUL!!! LOVE the colors and silhouettes!!! <>< #9496588

Emile Abbott level-classic 6/30/2011 7:27:51 AM

Ah the magical hour in the desert heat. #9496704

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/30/2011 7:47:52 AM

Thank you Nadine and Emile. #9496742

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 6/30/2011 11:52:56 AM

Magical golden tones, evening light, silhouettes, & mood captured here, Bobby! Exceptional beauty & work, my friend! #9497118

Hendrik Storme level-classic 6/30/2011 12:02:33 PM

Just gorgeous!!!! #9497141

Ray Thoms level-classic 6/30/2011 12:05:17 PM

Great image Bobby....thats hot....but we are in the 50's at night here.... #9497149

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/30/2011 2:33:29 PM

Thank you Patrick,Hendrik and Ray. #9497382

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 6/30/2011 2:39:38 PM

What a beautiful sunset Bobby. Gosh...107 at 7:45? That has to be terrible. #9497399

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/30/2011 2:49:00 PM

Thank you R.J. #9497435

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 6/30/2011 2:55:30 PM

Gorgeous sky Bobby! #9497462

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 6/30/2011 2:58:00 PM

Outstanding capture, Bobby! Amazing sky and colours! #9497472

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 6/30/2011 3:13:57 PM


Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/30/2011 3:32:19 PM

Thank Claudia,Marijana,Kitty. #9497585

Yulianto Soeroso level-classic 6/30/2011 5:18:53 PM

nice scene #9497840

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/30/2011 5:31:52 PM

Thank you Yulianto. #9497878

Phillip R. Connolly level-classic 6/30/2011 5:43:58 PM

A beautiful capture, Bobby! I love the light rays and colour! It's not 107 deg. here at the moment!! Excellent!

Phil #9497911

Terry Cervi level-classic 6/30/2011 8:13:19 PM

It's a stunner, Bobby!! Couldn't be more beautiful, my friend! I remember when we were there just a little over a year ago, I couldn't believe the heat!! Right now it's a refreshing 66 degrees. #9498233

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 6/30/2011 9:35:23 PM

Thank you Phillip and Terry. #9498352

Karen Celella level-classic 7/1/2011 11:41:45 AM

Beautiful scene with lovely color, Bobby. I won't be complaining about our temps. #9499869

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 7/1/2011 12:50:50 PM

Thank you Karen. #9499998

Tammy Espino level-classic 7/1/2011 1:33:30 PM

This is gorgeous!!! I am such a wuss, got heat exhaustion walking around the strip last Come on FALL!! :) #9500044

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 7/1/2011 2:28:04 PM

Thank you Tammy,It is hot this summer!!!! #9500180

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 7/2/2011 1:21:16 PM

Hi Bobby! This is the most beautiful sunset I have ever seen! Wow 107! That is really hot. It is hot and humid here. I don't like the heat. I drop when I get home from work. I work with no air conditioning. #9502139

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 7/2/2011 2:40:44 PM

Thank you Amanda. #9502250

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 7/5/2011 10:04:36 AM

Stunning sunset capture Bobby...very hot here as well but no 100's yet. #9508475

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 7/5/2011 10:40:28 AM

Thank you Phyllis. #9508555

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic 7/7/2011 6:27:07 AM


So beautiful,very nice colors and here to we are in the 102

Ysa... #9513403

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 7/7/2011 6:55:59 AM

Thank you isabel. #9513439

Freddy Bland 7/7/2011 1:18:18 PM

Glowing with beauty, Bobby! Now that is a sunset! Love that burst of sunrays in the clouds!! #9514032

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 7/7/2011 1:36:12 PM

Thank you Freddy. #9514065

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 7/11/2011 1:09:12 PM

Glorious colors, silhouettes, and drama Bobby! #9522708

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 7/11/2011 5:08:18 PM

Thank youn Patricia. #9523205

Tammy Espino level-classic 7/28/2011 6:32:00 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! Good luck next round :) Woot woot!!! #9560788

Agnes Fegan level-classic 7/28/2011 6:42:25 PM

Congrats on your wonderful Finalist! #9560821

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 7/28/2011 6:42:52 PM

Bobby congrats on this image making it to the finals. Best of luck to you. #9560824

Mary Timman level-classic 7/28/2011 6:48:06 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist! Good Luck on the next round! #9560867

Ron McEwan level-classic 7/28/2011 6:49:26 PM

Big congrats Bobby, well deserved Silver #9560884

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 7/28/2011 7:02:33 PM

Congrats Bobby on this fabulous finalist! #9561022

Sharon Day level-classic 7/28/2011 7:09:39 PM

Gorgeous image, Bobby!! Congratulations! #9561117

Liz blahh level-classic 7/28/2011 7:25:15 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist! #9561327

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 7/28/2011 8:43:33 PM

Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile #9561858

Kathy Wesserling 7/28/2011 8:52:11 PM

Bobby, it was worth boiling your Bod to get a picture like this one. How perfect! #9561907

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 7/28/2011 9:11:19 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #9562015

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 7/28/2011 9:22:20 PM

Big Congrats on this awesome Finalist! #9562071

Mary K. Robison level-classic 7/28/2011 10:49:52 PM

Yaaaay, Bobby!
What a gorgeous sunset!
CONGRATULATIONS on its making Finalist, and best of luck in the next round! #9562249

Freddy Bland 7/29/2011 12:28:34 AM

Congratulations, Bobby, on this beautiful Finalist!! #9562379

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 7/29/2011 12:32:30 AM

Big congratulations on your amazing finalist, Bobby! #9562393

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 7/29/2011 12:48:12 AM

I LOVE this STUNNING image, Bobby and I'm so glad to see it as a finalist. I hope to see it with gold real soon. Congratulations!!! #9562433

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 7/29/2011 2:38:54 AM

Congrats Bobby on this beautiful finalist, Bobby. Hope to see it again. #9562576

Jeff Robinson level-classic 7/29/2011 3:50:05 AM

Congrats Bobby on your Well Deserved Finalist!! #9562738

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 7/29/2011 4:11:33 AM

Huge congratulations, my friend! #9562781

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 7/29/2011 4:21:13 AM

Congratulation on this awesome finalist
Bobby, very well deserved!

jo ann c.


Monnie Ryan level-classic 7/29/2011 4:24:05 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Bobby! #9562814

Danny B. Head level-classic 7/29/2011 4:48:04 AM

Beautiful scene! Congrats! #9562951

Linda D. Lester level-classic 7/29/2011 5:51:01 AM

Congratulations on your finalist! Good luck in the next round! #9563260

Eivor Kuchta level-classic 7/29/2011 6:39:57 AM

Phew, 107! I think it's hot when it gets over 90. Wonderful colors in this sunset, and congratulations on your finalist, Bobby! #9563618

Gina Cormier level-classic 7/29/2011 6:54:52 AM

WTG Bobby!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats!!!!!!!!! #9563721

Val Feldman level-classic 7/29/2011 7:27:50 AM

Nothing like a good monsoon season in AZ and nothing like your shots capturing the drama! Congratulations, Bobby, on an outstanding Finalist and all the best in the upcoming round!! ~Val #9564038

Bojan Bencic level-classic 7/29/2011 7:36:06 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Bobby. #9564104

Lorna Shutter level-classic 7/29/2011 7:43:25 AM

Wooo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this spectacular image, Bobby!!!!! WTG!!! Leaving for New York State today so won't be around for awhile! Have a great week! :)
Photobucket #9564167

Chris Schlosser level-classic 7/29/2011 8:38:16 AM

Congratulations on your FINALIST for this stunning sunset capture, Bobby! #9564392

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 7/29/2011 8:56:24 AM

Heyyy, Bobby! Congratulations & good luck, my friend! #9564491

Shawn Jennings level-classic 7/29/2011 10:06:13 AM

Fantastic image, Bobby! Congratulations on your finalist! #9564813

Anita Hogue level-classic 7/29/2011 11:19:38 AM

Congratulations on the amazing capture, Bobby! #9565105

Wm Nosal level-classic 7/29/2011 2:44:41 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Bobby! #9566155

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 7/29/2011 4:13:47 PM

Congratulations Bobby on this beautiful well deserved finalist! #9566552

Phyllis A. Houghton level-classic 7/30/2011 4:33:51 PM

It's perfect - the rays, colors, silouettes, DOF, POV, clarity - PlUS it is totally eye appealing. Congratulations on a well deserved Finalist. #9570160

Emile Abbott level-classic 7/31/2011 3:26:02 PM

Congrats Bobby on beautiful desert finalist. #9572111

Ellen Hodges level-classic 8/26/2011 5:48:44 AM

Huge congrats, Bobby!! Very awesome in every way!! #9632535

Kathy Wesserling level-classic 8/26/2011 8:10:30 AM

Glad to see this got a Finalist. Good Luck on the next level. #9633046

Nancy L. Green level-classic 11/8/2011 8:07:46 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Bobby, this is VERY well deserved!! <>< #9791248

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic 11/8/2011 8:50:19 AM


I love this picture and CONGRATULATIONS on this well deserve finalist

Ysa... #9791332

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First monsoon sunset of the season.When I wrapped up this shoot last night around 7:45 pm.It was still 107 degrees!!!!

Uploaded on 6/29/2011 4:55:37 AM

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Camera: Nikon D60 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest Finalist

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