Rockin' the Quest

© Ken Smith

Rockin' the Quest

Ken Smith level-classic 9/19/2011 3:48:38 AM

One more... #1409240

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 9/19/2011 3:56:11 AM

Great pov and captures, Ken. #9678843

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 9/19/2011 3:58:19 AM

Great colors and perspective Ken! #9678853

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 9/19/2011 4:29:37 AM

Outstanding pov, perspective, and comp in each of these shots, Ken.
Really well seen and captured.
~♥~Lisa #9678929

Joy Rector level-classic 9/19/2011 4:33:20 AM

great shot #9678942

Michelle Alton level-classic 9/19/2011 4:36:50 AM

You've made them come alive, Ken. Almost as if they were enchanted! #9678956

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 9/19/2011 4:45:29 AM

Excellent POV on this great capture, Ken! #9678977

Jeff Robinson level-classic 9/19/2011 4:49:23 AM

Outstanding - Great job with these!! #9678989

Danny B. Head level-classic 9/19/2011 5:12:20 AM

Nice captures on both! #9679037

Michelle Alton level-classic 9/19/2011 8:35:33 AM

You've made them come alive, Ken. Almost as if they were enchanted! #9679455

Amy JACKSON level-classic 9/19/2011 1:19:24 PM

Great shots, Ken! #9679874

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 9/19/2011 4:02:59 PM

I do believe you need to make an appointment with "someone" and see if you can market these fabulous images! Way to go! #9680118

Tammy Espino 9/19/2011 4:12:21 PM

Smart capture! :) #9680146

Nikki McDonald level-classic 9/19/2011 7:11:51 PM

Very nice lighting and pov, Ken. #9680435

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/20/2011 2:38:43 AM

great angle, comp, and capture, Ken! #9680856

Debra R. Harder 9/27/2011 7:16:18 PM

This is very cool, Ken!! Love the colors and superb details. The POV is brilliant. Another fabulous image! Deb #9701531

Michelle Alton 10/1/2011 3:23:03 AM

Superb selection for POTD, imho! Congratulations on continuing your qwest for photographic perfection! #9708715

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 10/1/2011 3:27:10 AM

Lovely pov and color in both, Ken. CONGRATZ on the POTD!!!

UB. #9708721

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 10/1/2011 3:31:08 AM

Radical and cool Ken, huge congrats on your great image and POTD! #9708723

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/1/2011 3:35:00 AM

AWESOME!!! Big congrats to you on this fun POTD Ken!! #9708726

Darryl Wilkinson 10/1/2011 3:36:32 AM

Nothin' sounds quite like the sax! Nice job, Ken! Congrats! #9708728

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/1/2011 3:45:06 AM

WOOOHOOOOO WTG Ken, huge congrats on your POTD!!! #9708740

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 10/1/2011 4:09:25 AM

Way to go Ken Big congrats on this kool POTD!

jo ann c. #9708783

Joy Rector level-classic 10/1/2011 4:22:18 AM

congrats on the POTD #9708793

Kathy Cline level-classic 10/1/2011 4:25:54 AM

Wow Ken you are having a great month! Congratulations and have a blessed weekend! #9708802

Patti Coblentz level-classic 10/1/2011 4:28:06 AM

Congratulations on this awesome POTD, it!! #9708808

Richard M. Waas level-classic 10/1/2011 4:32:11 AM

Great DOF, I love it!! Congrats Ken on a well deserved POTD!! #9708820

Carol Eade level-classic 10/1/2011 4:41:20 AM

Great shots, Ken, congratulations on this fabulous POTD! #9708832

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 10/1/2011 4:42:46 AM

Congratulations, Ken! #9708837

Mary K. Robison level-classic 10/1/2011 4:45:48 AM

Congratulations on your POTD! #9708844

Joseph T. Pilonero level-classic 10/1/2011 4:54:19 AM

Really eye catching. Super work. Congratulations. TED #9708857

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 10/1/2011 5:09:04 AM

Way cool, Ken! #9708881

Linda D. Lester level-classic 10/1/2011 5:12:42 AM

Awesome Ken! Congratulations on your POTD! #9708884

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 10/1/2011 5:14:27 AM

Congratulations Ken on your POTD Win!!!

Dominick #9708890

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 10/1/2011 5:26:26 AM

A perfect comp, Ken, and VERY cool. Huge congrats on your POTD. #9708911

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 10/1/2011 5:42:23 AM

Sensational images, Ken! Congrats on your POTD!

Debby #9708938

Shawn Jennings level-classic 10/1/2011 6:12:54 AM

Great shot, Ken! Nice POV & color - well done! Congrats on your POTD! #9708970

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 10/1/2011 6:16:06 AM

WTG on this awesome POTD, Ken! :-) k #9708973

Linda L. Ruiz 10/1/2011 6:21:13 AM

WTG. congrat on your potd. This is an awesome shot. Love this one the bestest! #9708976

Cathy Barrows 10/1/2011 6:37:45 AM

Congrats on your the colors and comp #9709004

Nancy L. Green level-classic 10/1/2011 6:38:55 AM

WTG Ken on this AWESOME POTD!!!! CONGRATULATIONS my friend!!! <>< #9709007

Sharon King 10/1/2011 6:47:49 AM

Love these! Makes me want to snap my fingers and dance! Congrats Ken, you're the best! #9709031

Anita Hogue 10/1/2011 6:50:26 AM

A fabulous POTD! Congratulations, Ken! #9709033

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 10/1/2011 7:00:03 AM

I love this beautiful POTD Ken! Great job!!! #9709046

Terry Cervi level-classic 10/1/2011 7:16:44 AM

Love your POV, Ken! Congrats on your fantastic POTD! #9709080

Jeff Robinson level-classic 10/1/2011 7:52:55 AM

Congrats on the POTD Ken! #9709115

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/1/2011 7:58:44 AM

Congrats Ken on the POTD!! #9709122

David Phalen level-classic 10/1/2011 8:15:38 AM

BIG Congrats on a fabulous POTD!! #9709140

Debra R. Harder 10/1/2011 8:33:41 AM

WTG, Ken!! Love this Rockin' image!! Huge congratulations on your BRILLIANT POTD!! Deb #9709163

Michele Peterson level-classic 10/1/2011 8:43:36 AM

Neat image! It's a great perspective! Congratulations on your POTD today!! #9709174

Katarina Mansson 10/1/2011 9:34:33 AM

Congratulations on your supercool POTD Ken! #9709253

Susan Jane Allen level-classic 10/1/2011 9:55:54 AM

Big congrats on a great image, Ken! #9709295

Nikki McDonald level-classic 10/1/2011 10:03:40 AM

Congratulations on a wonderful POTD, Ken. The lighting is great. #9709308

Jill Odice level-classic 10/1/2011 10:15:07 AM

Great colors and an interesting subject! Congrats on your POTD Ken :-) #9709332

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 10/1/2011 11:01:04 AM

Congrats, Ken!! I love it!!
kk #9709442

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 10/1/2011 11:14:20 AM

No surprise Ken! I said this was super! CONGRATULATIONS! #9709460

Shirley A. Kinney 10/1/2011 11:35:31 AM

Congratulations, Ken. Super capture! #9709508

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 10/1/2011 12:51:04 PM

Congratulations, ken!
Brilliant work!
~♥~Lisa #9709576

Ann H. Belus level-classic 10/1/2011 12:59:59 PM

Congratulations, Ken; awesome capture! #9709590

Laura E. Swan level-classic 10/1/2011 1:33:32 PM

What fun, Ken! YAH! ROCK OUT BABY! He's really groovin to the music! Lol...

A big smile here for you today getting POTD for this far out capture with all the right angles!

-Laura :D #9709636

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 10/1/2011 1:57:02 PM

Love the angle, lighting and subject manner. Congrats on POTD! #9709695

Christopher Budny level-classic 10/1/2011 3:08:28 PM

Congratulations, Ken! Fantastic capture of what I'd imagine to be a challenging subject to shoot, with such contrast and reflections. The little bit of floodlight by his pants cuff, with aperture star points, really makes this pop, I think! #9709808

Stanley C. Sims level-classic 10/1/2011 4:55:42 PM

Out of sight Ken. Congrats on the POTD. #9709908

Kathy L. Clark level-classic 10/1/2011 8:45:52 PM

Awesome Ken, congratulations on your POTD. Very nice. #9710120

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 10/2/2011 1:05:43 PM

very cool...congrats on your POTD #9711288

Evy Johansen level-classic 10/2/2011 6:56:53 PM

Wow, how cool is this? Awesome capture, Ken! Big congratulations on your POTD!! #9712035

Richard D. Love 10/5/2011 5:41:19 AM

Congratulations, Ken. Just a beautiful image. Well done!! #9717698

Sharon Day level-classic 10/10/2011 8:08:11 AM

Great shot, Ken! Belated congratulations on your POTD! #9727116

Tammy Espino 10/18/2011 4:56:56 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist :) #9743655

Mary Timman 10/18/2011 5:22:00 PM

Congratulations again on your beautiful finalist! #9743877

Christopher Budny level-classic 10/18/2011 5:29:26 PM

Nice to see this one go on... congratulations, Ken! #9743950

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 10/18/2011 5:31:23 PM

Congrats again my friend!

jo ann c. #9743966

The Judges at level-classic 10/18/2011 6:16:53 PM

Excellent composition, great atmosphere, very dramatic #9744360

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 10/18/2011 6:18:20 PM

Truly, a wonderful capture...amazing! Way to go and congrats! #9744373

Nikki McDonald level-classic 10/18/2011 8:33:22 PM

Wonderful, Ken, and I expect more from this one. The pov and lens choice are terrific. Congratulations on the Finalist and good luck in the next round. #9745143

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/18/2011 11:07:35 PM

I just love it Ken, congratulations again on another fantastic finalist!!! #9745573

Carol Eade level-classic 10/19/2011 6:28:49 AM

A fabulous image, congratulations on your finalist! #9746572

Boyd L. Alexander level-classic 10/19/2011 6:31:22 AM

I don't know how I missed this Ken, but a big congratulations on your well deserved POTD and your Finalist win..very well done!!! #9746588

Emile Abbott level-classic 10/19/2011 9:41:19 AM

Love it Ken and huge congratulations on both POTD and finalist. #9747392

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 10/19/2011 9:54:53 AM

Love this!
Fingers crossed for a Double Gold!
~♥~lisa #9747443

The Judges at level-classic 10/19/2011 11:09:00 AM

Good angle of view. #9747735

Nancy L. Green level-classic 10/19/2011 11:13:26 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Ken, this is WONDERFUL!!! I especially like the POV< WTG!! <>< #9747753

Laura E. Swan level-classic 10/19/2011 4:58:28 PM

YES!!!!!!!!!!! THe JAZZY guy GETS IT! !!!!!!



-Laura :D #9748868

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/19/2011 5:29:10 PM

Cool!!! Congrats on this wonderful finalist Mr Smith! #9748961

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 10/20/2011 5:39:53 AM

Super congrats, Ken! Such a cool comp and capture! #9750008

Linda D. Lester level-classic 10/20/2011 6:27:24 AM

Congratulations on your finalist!!! What a fun shot! #9750101

Debra R. Harder 10/20/2011 8:34:09 AM

Happy to see this AWESOME image in the winner's circle, Ken!! Totally BRILLIANT!! Huge congratulations on another OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb #9750305

John Connolly level-classic 10/20/2011 2:43:53 PM

Congratulations Ken, awesome work my friend! #9750952

Kathy Cline level-classic 10/23/2011 7:30:46 AM


congrats! #9756431

Agnes Fegan level-classic 10/24/2011 8:29:33 PM

Congrats on your win Ken!!! #9760023

Linda D. Lester level-classic 10/24/2011 8:33:46 PM

WTG! congratulations!!! #9760035

Tammy Espino level-classic 10/24/2011 8:44:35 PM

Congrats! #9760072

Kathy Cline level-classic 10/24/2011 9:21:40 PM

Congratulations Sir Ken! Hope to meet up again soon. #9760126

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 10/24/2011 9:28:20 PM

Congratulations! #9760145

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/24/2011 10:44:08 PM

WTG Ken, fantastic winner, congratulations!!! #9760252

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 10/25/2011 12:31:32 AM

Superb image and Winner! HUGE congratulations,Ken!! #9760384

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 10/25/2011 1:19:21 AM

This was such a unique image, Ken, that I couldn't imagine it not winning. Congratulations for the Gold. #9760435

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/25/2011 2:22:32 AM

WTG Mr Smith!!! BIG congrats to you on this wonderful winner! #9760540

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 10/25/2011 3:54:14 AM

Congrats on an awesome winner. #9760714

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 10/25/2011 4:28:11 AM

Super Congrats, Ken! #9760825

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 10/25/2011 6:18:58 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Winning image, Ken #9761198

Boyd L. Alexander level-classic 10/25/2011 6:45:46 AM

An awesome image and a well-deserved GOLD win! WTG, Ken - Congratulations!!! #9761268

Emile Abbott level-classic 10/25/2011 6:49:46 AM

Congratulation on a gold winner, Ken. #9761281

Debra R. Harder 10/25/2011 8:33:54 AM

No surprise here, Ken!! This is soooooooo BRILLIANT!!! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!!! Deb #9761524

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 10/25/2011 8:37:38 AM

EXCELLENT! I knew this would bring in the gold!!! Way to go Ken....BIG Congratulations! #9761542

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/25/2011 8:38:03 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your GOLD winner Ken! I too am not surprised! Way to go!

jo ann c. #9761543

Mary Timman 10/25/2011 10:25:29 AM

Huge congratulations Kens on your outstanding winner! #9761826

Ann H. Belus level-classic 10/25/2011 3:22:40 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Ken! #9762277

Merna L. Nobile 10/25/2011 4:34:24 PM

May your heart catch the joy of the moment and soar!
I am so happy for you!


Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 10/25/2011 5:59:07 PM

Congrats on your awesome winner, Ken. #9762737

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 10/26/2011 10:14:06 AM

Whooo hoooo, excellent Ken!! Congratulations on your very cool win!!!! #9764200

Mitch Spence level-classic 10/26/2011 11:12:01 AM

Marvelous work here, Ken. You make Omaha shine. Congratulations. #9764299

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 10/26/2011 4:02:57 PM

Congratulations on all the awards for this image, Ken! WTG, my friend! #9764831

Merna L. Nobile 10/26/2011 4:07:28 PM

You are a winner! Congratulations, love your work. Merna #9764849

Sharon Sawyer level-classic 10/26/2011 8:23:26 PM

Ken, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved Second Place Winner!!! #9765313

Phyllis H. Burchett 10/26/2011 10:15:09 PM

Congrats on this fantastic winner Ken! #9765433

Rona L. Schwarz 10/27/2011 2:17:51 PM

Don't know how I missed this POTD earlier, Ken, but glad this GOLD brought it to my attention! What a cool (and challenging, I bet) capture! Love your POV and perspective and the gorgeous colors! Big Congratulations on a fabulous Winner! #9766980

David Phalen level-classic 10/28/2011 12:00:45 PM

Big Congrats on a fabulous Winner!! #9768652

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 10/28/2011 2:47:23 PM

Simply spectacular, Ken. Huge congrats. #9769031

Carol Eade level-classic 10/31/2011 5:42:39 PM

A beautiful winner, Ken, congratulations! #9775324

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 11/9/2011 10:30:28 PM

HUGE CONGRATZ on your winner image, Ken!!!

UB. #9794883

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F20, 4 sec, ISO 640, 21mm focal length

Exif: F Number: 20, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 4/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 23.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 9/19/2011 3:48:11 AM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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