wind dance

© robert burks

wind dance

Melissa A. Mannon 9/8/2005 4:21:08 AM

I love the colors and drama here. the position of the feet make for an exciting composition. Well done! #306952

Cindy Paquette 9/8/2005 4:28:58 AM

Winner, winner, winner! How exquisite, whimsical, and unique against a powerful sky! Outstanding Robert! #1813228

Kirsi Bertolini 9/8/2005 4:37:29 AM

I like the contrast and feel of movement on this one! Great light and reds too! Very nice look and perspectvive! #1813261

Paul Michko 9/8/2005 4:42:46 AM

Incredible image, Robert. I love the perspective and the free spirit feel of this. #1813284

Roger Bernabo 9/8/2005 5:12:54 AM

I like your creativity on this shot, the two toned robe and the looming clounds in the BG makes this a unique composition #1813403

Kerby Pfrangle 9/8/2005 5:38:00 AM


Very unique image. Love the bright colored robe and the dark mysterious background. The movement in the image is wonderful.

Kerby #1813527

Donna W. Neal 9/8/2005 5:42:11 AM

I love the leading line and color in this image, the sky adds lots of drama. Very well done Robert #1813542

Shelly A. Van Camp 9/8/2005 7:23:43 AM

This is beautiful! Love the photo, effects and colors..well done, Robert #1813973

Diana R. Lemieux 9/8/2005 7:33:59 AM

Really beautiful...great colors and mood. #1814006

Linda L. Ruiz 9/8/2005 7:46:59 AM

I really like the storm pictures. dont stop. #1814041

Sandy Landon 9/8/2005 8:04:07 AM

Great capture!! Love the POV! #1814112

Jessica Hughes 9/8/2005 9:16:05 AM

Wow, Robert! This is stunning! #1814260

Sylvia Rossler 9/8/2005 11:20:03 AM

Storms come and go ! I don't really see the clue why you should stop shooting that kind of captures ! It won't make go the storms away, only our pleasure to see your wonderful captures of them ! #1814533

Goshka G. 9/8/2005 12:13:38 PM

This is quite a stunning capture, Robert, and looks like a candidate for a winner to me!!! #1814721

Ermanno Radice 9/8/2005 12:21:49 PM

Gorgeous composition, excellent lighting and colors, winner in my book, Robert!!
Congratulations for your wonderful gallery!! #1814764

robert burks 9/8/2005 1:09:47 PM

...thanks very much for all the comments and emails everyone...this is a favorite of mine...I wont stop Sylvia, no worries... #1815022

Susan L. Vasquez 9/8/2005 1:51:43 PM

Robert this is a winner! WOW! #1815209

Sergio La Spina 9/8/2005 2:03:08 PM

Wow beautiful very very beautiful!!!! #1815242

Kate Jackson 9/8/2005 2:24:52 PM

OMG this is so wild and emotional Robert!! The flow of the dress and the dancing of the feet and that rich red of the dress. I can hear the castanets.
So glad you won't be stopping the storms Stormie!! #1815287

Marsha S. Smith 9/8/2005 3:51:03 PM

What a wild carefree spirit she must have. It is evident in just this small slice. Gorgeous shot, Robert, and thank you so much for kind words about my shoebox crane. #1815582

Nobu Nagase 9/8/2005 5:03:03 PM

This is inspirational, Robert!
Awesome creation!!!
...thank you for coming by my gallery, Robert... I, too, looked up your gallery once again. You have a great collection of beautiful images... #1815731

Judy S. Fung 9/8/2005 5:11:43 PM

Wonderful composition and capture, Robert! #1815743

Claudia Kuhn 9/8/2005 5:55:19 PM

Love the composition Robert, the colors and subject all come together here! #1815856

Donna Roberts 9/8/2005 7:49:42 PM

Oh WOW - this is such a change for you Stormy!!! I would have to rate this as one of my all time favourite images from you.
Winning composition - love it!!
Very well done my friend!
:-) dddu #1816134

Rakesh Syal 9/8/2005 8:22:12 PM

This is an amazing capture and composition, Roberts!!! #1816229

Donna K. Kilcher 9/9/2005 4:45:27 AM

It is a great capture! Love the color and composition #1817068

Debra Booth 9/9/2005 5:14:55 AM

Fantastic composition, Robert! Love all the movement and the dramatic colors! #1817190

Katrina McMeans 9/9/2005 6:37:38 PM

GORGEOUS colors and wonderful composition that shows a care-free feeling.
~K #1819669

Mary N C. Taitt 9/15/2005 9:11:54 AM

WOW--AWESOME SHOT, Robert. Great colors, great sky, wonderful compositon, beautiful! Mary :-) #1840711

Rhonda Smith 9/17/2005 7:50:30 AM

Great shot and compo as well at the title.. perfect!! #1848228

Jill Odice 9/22/2005 3:18:45 PM

This is really beautiful, from the colors, the composition, just simply beautiful :-) #1868093

robert burks 9/23/2005 9:46:35 AM

...thankyou everyone for the comments, this was a personal favorite of mine...
robert #1870811

Alton I. Vance 10/21/2005 2:10:27 AM

Thanks Robert,
It looks like you have serveral finalists this month. Great work again! I really like this shot, fantastic and congradulations on being a finalist again. I have some new stuff from Sequoia National Park fall colors coming out soon. I'll be posting them in the next few weeks. Keep up the great work and keep in touch. #1975478

Kate Jackson 10/21/2005 3:05:25 AM

Congratulations Robert - this had to be!! #1975590

Sylvia Rossler 10/21/2005 9:40:00 AM

Congrats on your finalist Robert :o) #1978100

The Judges at 10/22/2005 8:10:06 AM

Like the sense of moment in the step. Colors are great too ! #1983704

Roger Bernabo 10/22/2005 9:13:13 PM

Loved this the first time around... this image holds drama and suspense... Great capture!! #1986376

Susan T. Evans 10/23/2005 11:08:53 AM


Melissa L. Zavadil 10/23/2005 11:13:39 AM


Terry L. Ellis 10/23/2005 11:25:28 AM

Robert...congratulations on this delightful and gorgeous first place win!! Love it! #1988456

Hendrik Storme 10/23/2005 11:34:42 AM

Congratulations on your first place winner! GREAT!!! #1988488

Jenny Bosmans 10/23/2005 11:38:53 AM

Congratulations on your First Place Win, Robert!! :) #1988501

KHAWLA Haddad 10/23/2005 11:55:04 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your First place winner,Robert!!!!! #1988582

Pamela Shane 10/23/2005 12:13:30 PM

Spectacular image - well deserved 1st place Robert!! :~) #1988693

Ermanno Radice 10/23/2005 12:17:37 PM

Many congratulations on your well deserved first place win, Robert!!!!!!! #1988723

Karen Rahlf 10/23/2005 12:19:24 PM

A very unique shot. Congrats on your win. #1988738

Rakesh Syal 10/23/2005 12:22:55 PM

Congratulations!!!!! #1988761

Cathy Stancil 10/23/2005 12:32:30 PM

Incredibly beautiful Robert ! Congratulations !!! #1988815

Sylvia Rossler 10/23/2005 1:28:42 PM

Congratulations on your winner Robert !!!!! I knew this one would go far ....yihhhaa :o) #1989043

Jill Flynn 10/23/2005 3:31:21 PM

Congratulations on your First Place Win Robert! Way to go!!!!! #1989419

Kay Beausoleil 10/23/2005 4:24:59 PM

Great colour and energy, Robert -- congratulations on your first prize win! #1989585

Vicki Hunt 10/23/2005 4:33:32 PM

This is so pretty! Congratulations! #1989598

Cathy M. Gromball 10/23/2005 7:24:25 PM

Congratulations, Robert!

Cathy :) #1990071

Kristi A. Howson 10/23/2005 8:05:36 PM

Congratulation Robert on this wonderful First Place Win. Feels very lively...very happy...great POV #1990297

Donna Roberts 10/24/2005 12:11:32 AM

I knew this was a winner when I saw prophetic words have come true and I am thrilled so see your photographic skill recognised as a first place winner my friend.
:-) ddu #1990690

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 10/24/2005 3:59:16 AM

Congratulations on this terrific winning image Robert!!! #1991138

Kate Jackson 10/24/2005 6:52:10 AM

At last I agree with the judges! #1992010

robert burks 10/24/2005 6:58:36 AM

...thanks to everyone for the congratulations and kind words and thoughts here and by email...the support of all of you has been amazing! I can't thank you enough!

Robert #1992057

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/24/2005 7:50:49 AM

Well deserved..I love this!!! Congrats!!!!! :) #1992254

Sandy Landon 10/24/2005 10:42:12 AM

Wonderful!!! Congrats!!! #1993022

Katrina McMeans 10/24/2005 1:46:48 PM

This is such an awesome capture...congrats on the win!
~K #1993791

Judy S. Fung 10/24/2005 1:48:36 PM

Congrats on your win, Robert! #1993796

Mary Clarke 10/24/2005 3:03:36 PM

Many congratulations on your First Place Winner - fabulous image. #1994121

Kerby Pfrangle 10/24/2005 3:55:22 PM

Robert congratulations on your first place win. Wonderful fun image.

Kerby #1994262

William C. Raco 10/24/2005 4:40:38 PM

Beautiful work, Robert

bill #1994499

Donna W. Neal 10/24/2005 5:21:37 PM

Excellent Rober and a huge congratulations on your win #1994762

Monika Sapek 10/24/2005 10:05:56 PM

Many congratulations on your First Place Win with this unique image, Robert!

Diane Epstein 10/25/2005 6:51:05 AM


This whimsical, rich dance captures such beauty and brings lightness to my heart. If I could be so mundane in the midst of such awe inspiring photography, would you mind if I asked you how you set up this shot and in what settings you had the camera? Thanks for giving us a glimpse into your colorful world. #1996541

bob cornelison 10/25/2005 8:47:36 AM

Congrat on this well deserved win!
~:O) #1997004

Bill Houghton 10/26/2005 6:30:25 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winning photo. #2000224

Candy D. Dennis 10/28/2005 1:05:26 AM

Stunning image Robert. You really captured the moment. Congratulations on your win! #2006595

Mary N C. Taitt 11/2/2005 11:41:46 AM

A well-deserved win! Congratulations! Mary :-) #2027453

Nandu Menon 5/3/2006 1:19:36 PM

Awesome image Robert ! No wonder this ia a winner. Your Gallery isvery interesting and great pictures. #2721576

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...another during the precurser winds of Ophelia, taken along the ledge of an ancient fort here...wind, rich colors, sky influenced this as did the energy in the clouds...a whimsical capture...
..I promise to get away from the storm images after the storm passes...I do :)

Uploaded on 9/8/2005 4:17:11 AM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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