On the Beaches of Maui HI

© Heather Loewenhardt

On the Beaches of Maui HI

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 9/9/2011 9:53:58 PM

I literally gasped when I saw this!! Those shadows are amazing!! Soooooo beautiful! No wonder you left your heart there... :o) #1407394

Sherran Andersen level-classic 9/9/2011 10:04:41 PM

I leave a part of my heart everytime I go there too... beautiful capture. #9663539

Ann Varley level-classic 9/9/2011 10:10:19 PM

Brilliant capture! I see a WINNER here! #9663553

Raymond Pauly level-classic 9/10/2011 12:13:32 AM

Beautiful scenery and capture! #9663673

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 9/10/2011 12:22:08 AM

Heather this image is most beautiful! Your image composition has captured your discription perfectly!

Thank you for all your recent comments on my images...your so thoughtful! #9663687

Mary K. Robison 9/10/2011 2:05:37 AM

Heather, when people say a photo is "postcard-perfect", they are talking about scenes as stunning as this!
Love the composition and pov, and the way the ocean colors change as the water goes from shallow to deep.
WINNER!!! #9663749

Jeff Robinson level-classic 9/10/2011 2:59:30 AM

Outstanding pov, shadows and tropical capture! #9663793

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 9/10/2011 4:14:00 AM

I agree with the ladies above. A winner. Love the colors, comp and palm tree shadows. #9663860

Michelle Alton level-classic 9/10/2011 4:24:34 AM

And THIS immensely beautiful photo would sell LOTS of plane tickets and hotel rooms! #9663872

Monnie Ryan level-classic 9/10/2011 5:21:21 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Heather! #9663949

Gina Cormier level-classic 9/10/2011 5:39:38 AM

I wanna go there!!!!!!! lol This is stunning Heather!!!! #9663981

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 9/10/2011 6:55:30 AM

Stunning image indeed, Heather. I wish I could visit a place like this. #9664044

Tiia Vissak level-classic 9/10/2011 8:04:52 AM

cool colors, light & shadows! #9664156

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 9/10/2011 9:39:16 AM

Hi Heather,Yes that where I want to go on vacation.Beautiful capture my friend!!!! #9664274

Carol Eade level-classic 9/10/2011 5:16:10 PM

What a fabulous shot, Heather, it's gorgeous! #9664753

Avril Young level-classic 9/10/2011 10:52:59 PM

looks so tranquil and peaceful ...Beautiful photo and shadows...wow you have a good eye Heather..wow!! #9664998

Mitch Spence level-classic 9/11/2011 9:11:18 AM

A place I've never seen, Heather, but I think you've captured the essence of the tropical warmth and beautiful sea and sky here. Inspired use of the palm shadows. #9665627

Susan Weisensel level-classic 9/11/2011 2:40:49 PM

This is just were I want to be in January, wonderful tropical image Heather. #9666137

Ann H. Belus level-classic 9/11/2011 3:57:07 PM

Awesome tropical scene, Heather; I love the bands of color! #9666289

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 9/11/2011 3:59:18 PM

I love this magnificent scene, Heather!
I was reminiscing last week about my trips to the Hawaaian Islands, and I must say, the people I met there years ago! #9666294

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 9/11/2011 4:56:01 PM

Love your comp with the shadows of the trees, beautiful beach scene Heather #9666363

Ellen Hodges level-classic 9/11/2011 5:57:28 PM

Super WOW and gorgeous, Heather! Lovely color and outstanding reflections!!! #9666443

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 9/11/2011 6:11:20 PM

When I see creative images like this, my immediate thought is, why did'nt I think of that? Very well seen and captured Heather, I'll keep this in my toolbox, it's so beautiful with the shadows of the palm trees and all. First rate and I see a Winner here too. #9666472

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 9/11/2011 6:55:33 PM

You've captured the essence of the beauty of Maui in that one shot! Simply sensational and a winner in my books Heather! #9666545

Lori Carlson level-classic 9/11/2011 7:25:22 PM

One of the coolest captures I've every seen, Heather!! Well done!! =) #9666589

Nancy L. Green level-classic 9/12/2011 6:26:56 AM

WOW!!! This is GOERGEOUS!!! <>< #9667373

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 9/12/2011 6:15:27 PM

Beautiful! #9668209

Mary K. Stewart level-classic 9/12/2011 6:20:29 PM

I so wish I was there right now! #9668223

Tammy Espino level-classic 9/12/2011 6:35:47 PM

Gorgeous, I would be in heaven :) #9668262

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 9/13/2011 10:50:24 AM


I was in Hawaii for a month onetime when my husband was on business and another time for 10 days...how I wish I had been into photography then!

A favorite for me for sure Heather!

jo ann c. #9669444

Liz blahh level-classic 9/15/2011 7:36:37 AM

Just beautiful Heather! #9672599

Renata Gusciora level-classic 9/16/2011 1:02:35 PM

Ah,this is so very beautiful,Heather!I wanna jump into the photo and splash myself in this wonderful clear water!!Love it!Fantastic shadows,colors and composition! #9674758

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 9/20/2011 7:23:23 AM

Absolutely fantastic, gotta be a winner! #9681325

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/25/2012 5:54:16 PM

I knew we would see this again. Congrats, Heather. #10150098

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 5/25/2012 5:55:33 PM

Congratulations, Heather! #10150104

Nikki McDonald level-classic 5/25/2012 6:00:32 PM

I can honestly say I have never liked a palm trees on the beach photo more, Heather - this is gorgeous. Congratulations on the Finalist. #10150135

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 5/25/2012 8:04:06 PM

Big congratulations my friend!!!! #10150912

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 5/25/2012 8:23:12 PM

Wonderful Heather, congrats! #10150965

Debbie Bray level-classic 5/25/2012 11:43:09 PM

Oh so beautiful, big congratulations on your finalist, Heather! #10151463

Monnie Ryan level-classic 5/26/2012 6:24:26 AM

Love this one too, Heather - congratulations! #10152137

Nancy L. Green level-classic 5/26/2012 10:45:30 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Heather on your wonderful finalist, WTG!! <>< #10152870

Emile Abbott level-classic 5/26/2012 11:33:22 AM

A huge Texas CONGRATULATION Heather on this awesome finalist. Good luck my friend. #10152980

Lindley Johnson level-classic 5/26/2012 12:59:20 PM

Stunning color and fantastic shadows! Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Heather. #10153313

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/26/2012 2:46:30 PM

Fantastic photo, Heather. Congratulations on your finalist. #10153648

Carol L. Fowler 5/26/2012 3:18:50 PM

Beautiful image! Congrats #10153703

David M. Montero level-classic 5/26/2012 3:30:15 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist selection of this wonderful capture Heather. Makes me want to go home. #10153747

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-classic 5/26/2012 3:42:51 PM

Very nice use of shadows to kick this landscape up a notch! #10153786

David Phalen level-classic 5/26/2012 5:51:06 PM

BIG Congrats on a fabulous Finalist!! #10154080

Leslie McLain level-classic 5/26/2012 6:02:03 PM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Heather. #10154123

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 5/26/2012 6:21:39 PM

Way to go Heather, you are on a roll!

Big congrats!

jo ann c. #10154216

Carol Eade level-classic 5/26/2012 6:42:51 PM

Beautiful, Heather, congrats on another finalist! #10154337

Mary K. Robison level-classic 5/27/2012 1:06:35 AM

Heather,I'm not surprised to see your superb capture among the finalists. CONGRATULATIONS!
(Hmmm...why do my eyes keep seeing gold?) #10154767

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 5/27/2012 4:09:10 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Heather! #10154906

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 5/27/2012 5:56:57 AM

Paradise never looked so good. Congratulations for this beautiful Finalist my friend. #10155075

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic 5/27/2012 1:51:59 PM

So beautiful and still so impressive this time around. Congratulations on this fabulous finalist Heather. #10155915

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 5/27/2012 6:04:02 PM

CONGRATS once again, Heather! #10156229

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 5/28/2012 3:08:53 AM

So beautiful! Congratulations!! #10156745

Agnes Fegan level-classic 5/29/2012 10:32:33 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winning image!!! #10159076

Mitch Spence level-classic 5/29/2012 10:35:29 AM

An iconic image of island beauty. Congratulations, Heather. #10159088

Jeffrey R. Bange level-classic 5/29/2012 10:46:51 AM

Congratulations Heather on your well deserved second place gold. #10159133

Tiia Vissak level-classic 5/29/2012 11:06:57 AM

Congratulations on your Winner! #10159186

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 5/29/2012 11:48:02 AM

So glad to see this as a Gold winner Heather!

Very well deserved!

jo ann c. #10159233

Monnie Ryan level-classic 5/29/2012 12:35:03 PM

Congratulations on your win, Heather! #10159312

Millie A. Talarico level-classic 5/29/2012 12:42:58 PM

Stunning winner, Heather~ #10159345

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 5/29/2012 1:07:01 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Gorgeous Winning image, Heather! #10159420

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 5/29/2012 1:08:08 PM

Simply stnning, Heather. Huge congrats on this beautiful Gold. #10159428

Emile Abbott level-classic 5/29/2012 1:13:08 PM

Way cool and congratulation on your winning capture Heather. #10159456

Kay Beausoleil level-classic 5/29/2012 1:33:10 PM

Congratulations, Heather, on your win for this superb capture! #10159556

Val Feldman level-classic 5/29/2012 1:55:13 PM

Congratulations, Heather, on an excellent gold win!! #10159619

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/29/2012 1:57:13 PM

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Heather!!! WTG!! #10159626

Gina Cormier level-classic 5/29/2012 2:40:34 PM

Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!! #10159709

Nancy L. Green level-classic 5/29/2012 2:57:41 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Heather on this FANTASTIC and well deserved winner, WTG!! <>< #10159749

Tammy Espino level-classic 5/29/2012 3:10:06 PM

Congrats on this great win! :) #10159781

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 5/29/2012 3:35:04 PM

Congrats Heather on your win! #10159859

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 5/29/2012 4:07:38 PM

This is so wonderful to see! Congratulations on your win! #10159934

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/29/2012 4:38:08 PM

I was right about this beauty. Congrats, Heather. #10159995

David Phalen level-classic 5/29/2012 5:26:22 PM

BIG Congrats on your Winner!! #10160056

Carol Eade level-classic 5/29/2012 5:45:34 PM

Warm congratulations on your winner, Heather! #10160105

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 5/29/2012 5:52:02 PM

Congratulations, Heather! #10160123

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 5/29/2012 6:27:03 PM

Congrats on your very well deserved gold badge Heather! A few more trips to Maui and you might have left enough pieces of your self there that you will be there permanetly! :-) #10160218

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 5/29/2012 6:58:09 PM

Thank you so much for your kind comments. I am thrilled to have this image go gold. #10160293

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 5/29/2012 7:20:05 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Winnere
, Heather! HAppy for you! #10160340

Liz blahh level-classic 5/29/2012 10:38:53 PM


Debbie Bray level-classic 5/30/2012 3:19:59 AM

WOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!! Congratulations Heather on a very beautiful image, WELL DONE!!! #10160808

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 5/30/2012 3:20:05 AM

Fantastic! I sure am happy to see you get the Second Place Win for this beautiful picture. CONGRATULATIONS my friend. #10160809

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 5/30/2012 3:48:46 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner Heather! #10160848

Leslie McLain level-classic 5/30/2012 4:15:29 AM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Heather. #10160888

Terry Cervi level-classic 5/30/2012 6:01:34 AM

Congrats on yur beautiful win, Heather! #10161077

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 5/30/2012 6:41:39 AM

CONGRATULATIONS On you win Heather. #10161179

Lindley Johnson level-classic 5/30/2012 8:24:10 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous winner, Heather! #10161375

Mike Clime level-classic 5/30/2012 10:59:18 AM

Congratulations on your winner! #10161617

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/30/2012 2:01:25 PM

Beautiful. Congratulations on your win, Heather. #10161810

Mary K. Robison level-classic 5/31/2012 3:17:06 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding Gold Winner, Heather! So happy for you! #10163389

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 6/2/2012 11:09:29 AM

Magnificent winner, Heather! :-) k #10165911

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 6/2/2012 6:57:04 PM

How the heck did I miss this Heather?? This is one of my favorites and I knew it would be a winner last year.
Congratulations on this outstanding Winner Heather! #10166362

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 6/5/2012 8:28:00 PM

(Belated) congratulations on this wonderful Winner,Heather!! #10170015

Sharon Sawyer level-classic 6/5/2012 9:27:14 PM

HUGE congratulations on your outstanding & well deserved winner, Heather. Postcard Perfect!!! I miss Maui, I've left part of my heart there too. #10170038

David M. Montero level-classic 6/8/2012 12:36:51 PM

I apologize for my tardiness. Congratulations on your gold award for this marvelous capture Heather!!! WTG! #10173080

Merna L. Nobile 6/8/2012 1:51:37 PM

Achievement begins with belief, CONGRATULATIONS on your achievement!Merna

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Second Place - April 2012
*Nature and Landscapes*
With every trip to Maui I leave a little piece of myself behind. The weather, the scenery, the fabulous beaches and the swaying palms provide a beautiful place to holiday and a photographer's dream.

Uploaded on 9/9/2011 9:38:31 PM

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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