Sandpipers and Sundown

© Allen O. Howard

Sandpipers and Sundown

Amy Jackson 9/19/2011 9:40:38 AM

Hey neighbor! Beautiful image! :) #1409339

Tarun Bose 9/19/2011 9:50:12 AM

Wow! Beautiful image, Allen. #9679543

Joannie M. Bertucci 9/19/2011 10:05:30 AM

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton!
Stunning light, shadows and composition Allen! #9679570

Jeff W. Robinson 9/19/2011 3:31:29 PM

Outstanding comp, light and capture!! #9680083

Michelle Alton 9/20/2011 3:50:17 AM

WINNER! #9680985

Emile Abbott 9/22/2011 11:23:44 AM

Stunning tones and fantastic composition Allen. #9685327

Phillip R. Connolly 9/28/2011 6:32:25 PM

Excellent capture, Allen and I love that colour!!

Phil #9703990

Mitch Spence 9/29/2011 10:51:31 AM

That's simply lovely, Allen. The golden colors of course, and the sweep of the shoreline, and the crisp silhouettes of the birds, and the soft focus of the background. #9705396

Usman M. Bajwa 9/30/2011 3:24:54 AM

Wonderful capture, Allen. CONGRATZ on the POTD!!!

UB. #9706641

Michelle Alton 9/30/2011 3:26:19 AM

Super, spectacular image and a wonderful selection for POTD! Congratulations, Allen. #9706645

Katarina Mansson 9/30/2011 3:31:41 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Allen! #9706656

Jeff W. Robinson 9/30/2011 3:53:44 AM

Congrats on your POTD Allen!! #9706691

Joy Rector 9/30/2011 4:07:46 AM

congrats on the POTD #9706710

Amy Jackson 9/30/2011 5:00:04 AM

Congratulations on your POTD! :) #9706799

Cathy Barrows 9/30/2011 5:26:18 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD #9706828

Judith MacArthur 9/30/2011 5:39:15 AM

This is beautiful...and the soft focus on the couple in the background is a lovely touch. I'm just wondering whether you considered cloning out that little dark spot at the lower left edge? Congratulations on this outstanding POD! #9706845

Nikki McDonald 9/30/2011 6:18:49 AM

Beautiful light and color. The layers of subtly repeated shapes -- dry beach, wet beach, group of sandpipers, and waves washing up -- is particularly nice. Congratulations on the POTD, Allen. #9706918

Mary K. Robison 9/30/2011 6:20:06 AM

Congratulations on your well earned POTD, Allen. #9706921

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/30/2011 6:43:50 AM

Awesome Allen! Congrats on your POTD!

I'm leaving in the morning for Port St. Joe Florida, hope I see something this lovely!

jo ann c. #9706994

David B. Spooner 9/30/2011 6:51:22 AM

great depth of field.....colors, etc...congrats on an outstanding image!!! #9707013

Richard M. Waas 9/30/2011 7:26:44 AM

Love it Allen...... Congrats on your POTD!! #9707113

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/30/2011 7:26:59 AM

WTG on this awesome POTD, Allen! WOW! :-) k #9707114

Janice M. Borodezt 9/30/2011 7:32:27 AM

Allen:

Gorgeous pictures. Congratulations on POTD. #9707130

Darryl Wilkinson 9/30/2011 7:40:59 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful photo of the day award, Allen! #9707138

Debra R. Harder 9/30/2011 7:52:30 AM

This is beautiful, Allen! Huge congratulations on your MAGNIFICENT POTD!! Deb #9707161

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/30/2011 8:11:37 AM

Such a great capture Allen. Excellent stop action and light. Congrats on your POTD! #9707213

Lisa J. Boulden 9/30/2011 9:56:24 AM

Congratulations on your POTD!
Beautiful!
~♥~ #9707388

Jill Odice 9/30/2011 10:25:02 AM

Allen, this is wonderful! I would love to be walking on tha beach myself :-) Congrats on your POTD! #9707423

Daniella Puente 9/30/2011 10:41:09 AM

Congrats Allen! #9707436

Sherry S. Boles 9/30/2011 10:50:31 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD! #9707445

Allen O. Howard 9/30/2011 11:12:03 AM

WOW! Thank you all so much. I was stunned when I opened my email today and there were so many comments. I have never won a POTD and this is truly humbling. Thank you to the judge/judges. I think I'm gonna grab my camera and head out!!! #9707495

Sabrina Ryan 9/30/2011 11:35:42 AM

Beautiful image, Allen! Congrats on your POTD! #9707533

Mitch Spence 9/30/2011 11:43:33 AM

Way to go, Allen. So glad to see this as a POTD. Congratulations to you. #9707545

Hendrik Storme 9/30/2011 12:15:13 PM

Congrats Allen!!!! #9707570

Robert K. Bemus 9/30/2011 1:47:57 PM

Huge congratulations on your POTD, Allen!! #9707740

Mike F. Anderson 9/30/2011 4:37:54 PM

Great shot Allen! I love the way the sunlight highlights the sandpipers. Congratulations on your POTD! #9708058

Ellen Hodges 9/30/2011 5:40:08 PM

Congrats on a super beautiful POTD, Allen!! #9708181

Leslie McLain 10/2/2011 4:38:43 AM

Belated congrats on a beautiful POTD, Allen. #9710567

Jim Kinnunen 10/3/2011 8:23:04 AM

Congratulations on a most excellent image and POTD, Allen!:) #9713234

Richard D. Love 10/4/2011 11:37:39 AM

Congratulations, Allen. Beautiful light and composition!!

Rick #9716044

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 10/18/2011 5:18:10 PM

Beautiful reflected light on the water. #9743838

Paul Parent 10/18/2011 6:25:26 PM

Beautiful lighting and composition #9744444

Tamara K. Walker 10/18/2011 7:17:13 PM

Gorgeous, congratulations! #9744787

Bill Johnson 10/19/2011 5:06:47 AM

Allen, I've been away a lot and guess I missed this. Glad it also became a finalist so that I had a second chance. Congrats (twice) and good luck for more. #9746271

Emile Abbott 10/19/2011 7:27:14 AM

No doubt we would see this POTD again. Congrats Allen on awesome composition and finalist. #9746920

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/19/2011 8:23:13 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Allen!

Love it...

jo ann c. #9747095

Patrick Rouzes 10/19/2011 9:29:34 AM

Congratulations on your double award, Allen! Hope to see another badge on this! #9747342

Joannie M. Bertucci 10/19/2011 8:40:16 PM

WTG Allen! All you need now to complete a full set is the gold...go get it! #9749324

Robert K. Bemus 10/19/2011 8:52:04 PM

Congratulations and best of luck in the next round, Allen!! #9749346

Tiia Vissak 10/20/2011 11:05:06 PM

Congratulations! #9751618

Merna L. Nobile 10/21/2011 4:08:01 PM

Hi Alan: May your heart catch the joy of the moment and soar!
I am so happy for you!
CONGRATULATIONS, Merna
#9753105

Patricia A. Coblentz 10/22/2011 2:42:21 PM

Gorgeous, Allen...my family just looked over my shoulder and said the same! Congratulations on your finalist! #9754845

Dave Montero 10/23/2011 10:52:29 AM

Congratulations on your finalist selection Allen! #9756856

M Husain Akhtar 10/24/2011 2:18:38 PM

Great scene and capture, Allen! Warm congratulations on this wonderful finalist, my friend! #9759422

Patricia A. Coblentz 10/24/2011 8:35:34 PM

It had winner written all over it :)) Congratulations, Allen! #9760040

Joannie M. Bertucci 10/24/2011 11:40:14 PM

Now you have a complete set of the awards on this one image Allen! Congratulations and it is time to have this beauty framed! #9760336

Mary K. Robison 10/25/2011 2:59:57 AM

Another Congratulations to you, Allen, this time for your very well deserved Second Place gold winner! #9760621

Bill Johnson 10/25/2011 5:07:16 AM

Allen, Congrats on your gold award!! #9760964

Gail P. Sullivan 10/25/2011 5:20:30 AM

Allen...big congrats on this stunning scenic! #9760988

Sabrina Ryan 10/25/2011 6:08:00 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Fabulous Winning image, Allen! #9761158

Emile Abbott 10/25/2011 7:26:03 AM

Not surprised to see this in the gold column. Fantastic Allen #9761397

Patrick Rouzes 10/25/2011 11:56:48 AM

Congratulations, Allen! Well deserved, my friend! #9761900

Allen O. Howard 10/25/2011 10:52:32 PM

I can't thank any of you enough. This was so unexpected to me. Thanks to the judges as well. #9763235

Robert K. Bemus 10/25/2011 11:30:13 PM

Dang, you need a truck to haul around all that gold. Congratulations again on your outstanding Win(s), Allen!! #9763287

Merna L. Nobile 10/25/2011 11:59:16 PM

All the effort that you have put into your work has been rewarded and rightfully so! Congratulations, Merna #9763329

Mitch Spence 10/26/2011 10:52:16 AM

Congratulations again, Allen. I am so pleased to see this lovely golden image with its lovely gold award. #9764271

Hendrik Storme 10/27/2011 3:40:13 AM

Big congrats,Allen!!! #9765774

Usman M. Bajwa 10/27/2011 4:05:37 AM

Good to see this again, Allen. CONGRATZ on the double Gold.

UB. #9765829

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/27/2011 7:17:13 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding Gold 2nd Place Winner Allen!

jo ann c. #9766158

Dave Montero 10/27/2011 11:05:21 AM

Congratulations on a great winning shot Allen! #9766605

Mary Beth Aiello 10/28/2011 12:05:10 PM

Simply spectacular, Allen. Huge congrats. #9768667

Stan J. Bendkowski 10/30/2011 6:15:06 AM

Congratulation on your fantastic win, Allen! #9772007

Kristi A. Howson 10/31/2011 6:31:54 PM

Congratulations Allen on this win. Gorgeous! #9775455

JudyAnn Rector 11/1/2011 2:23:52 PM

Stunning, Allen! Photobucket #9777315

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/4/2013 8:31:09 PM

Congrats on your win, I really love the golden tones and timing. A difficult capture, so well done! #10641830

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Exif: F Number: 3.2, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/4000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 75.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 9/19/2011 9:15:31 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day


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