Early Morning Burn

© Randy D. Dinkins

Early Morning Burn

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 12/17/2011 5:44:05 PM

Another photo taken of the same area a little wider. #1430942

Monnie Ryan 12/17/2011 6:37:39 PM

Wow - both stunning, Randy! #9874786

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 12/18/2011 3:29:11 AM

Both are outstanding Randy!! #9875132

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 12/18/2011 3:44:50 AM

Beautiful scene and captures, Randy. #9875144

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 12/28/2011 4:51:08 PM

I ditto Tammy! This is totally gorgeous Randy..

jo ann c. #9890661

Carol Flisak level-deluxe 1/24/2012 2:36:16 PM

Don't know how I missed this the first time around. This is stunning, Randy... wonderful composition and dramatic light! Huge congrats on your finalist! #9939780

Douglas Pignet level-deluxe 1/24/2012 2:37:02 PM

Congrats...well done #9939788

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 1/24/2012 3:16:31 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Randy. #9940140

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 1/24/2012 4:09:14 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Randy!

jo ann c. #9940559

Carol L. Fowler 1/24/2012 4:46:12 PM

Congrats Randy! #9940923

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe 1/24/2012 5:42:07 PM

Incredible, Randy!! You were in the right place at the right time and you made the most of it. Congratulations on your stunning finalist!! I like both images!

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-deluxe 1/24/2012 6:19:21 PM

Great atmosphere! #9941904

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 1/25/2012 12:55:32 AM

congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! #9943459

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 1/25/2012 5:24:43 AM

Very cool image! Congrats! #9944206

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 1/25/2012 10:50:30 AM

Moody, eye catching and absolutely GORGEOUS Randy. Big time favorite! Congrats! #9945158

Amanda J. Tanner level-deluxe 1/25/2012 1:44:04 PM

Congratulations Randy! #9945557

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 1/25/2012 2:41:20 PM

Wonderful work Randy!! Congratulations on this winner! #9945713

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 1/25/2012 4:29:49 PM

Thanks everyone. It was a great morning to be out, and I really enjoyed just watching fog/mist flow over the ridge. Since the camera with me, snapped a few shots while I was at it :). #9946212

Larry L. Redmon level-deluxe 1/25/2012 4:41:38 PM

Congratulations, Randy! #9946256

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 1/25/2012 5:06:27 PM

Fabulous, Randy - congratulations big-time! #9946332

David Phalen level-deluxe 1/25/2012 5:14:00 PM

BIG Congrats on a terrific Winner!! #9946359

Mariann Kovats level-deluxe 1/25/2012 5:59:18 PM

A big congrats on your Winner, Randy! #9946469

Phyllis H. Burchett level-deluxe 1/25/2012 6:23:50 PM

Congrats on this gorgeous winner! #9946541

Carol Flisak level-deluxe 1/25/2012 6:30:31 PM

Congratst on your incredible winner, Randy! #9946567

Sabrina Ryan level-deluxe 1/25/2012 6:52:53 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful Winning image, Randy! #9946623

Rona L. Schwarz 1/25/2012 9:02:12 PM

Such a dramatic capture with stunning light and color, Randy! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GOLD MEDAL WIN! #9946881

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 1/26/2012 12:25:10 AM

congratulations on your gorgeous win!!! #9947091

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 1/26/2012 4:53:46 AM

Nice mood! Congrats on your win! #9947543

Michael G. Marshall level-deluxe 1/26/2012 9:46:53 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winning image, Randy! #9948066

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe 1/27/2012 10:33:11 AM

Congratulations, Randy on your fabulous and well deserved win! Outstanding! #9950453

Merna L. Nobile 1/27/2012 6:23:48 PM

You can feel it in the air, the anticipation of waiting for the awards to arrive. The talent that is on display for all to see and share is amazing. Congratulations to all the January, 2012 winners. Merna

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 1/28/2012 3:45:43 PM

WTG on your wonderful winning photo, Randy! :-) k #9952708

David M. Montero 1/31/2012 2:49:22 PM

Early bird gets the great shots. Congratulations on your win Randy! #9957865

Lori Carlson 2/25/2012 3:19:35 PM

Surreal sunrise capture, Randy!! Big congrats to you!! =) #10001672

Karen Celella level-deluxe 3/31/2012 6:22:12 AM

Congratulations on your stunning winner, Randy! #10068516

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe 10/28/2012 11:40:40 PM

Congratulations Randy on your finalist. WTG!!!!!! #10389064

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 10/29/2012 2:31:33 AM

Honored that the second received recognition. Uploaded both a while back and the first won a finalist and the second was not mentioned. Recently, while on travel with no access to new photos to upload, I decided to re-submit this one. #10389351

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 10/29/2012 7:58:01 AM

That is sooo kool...they didn't recognize it the first time...I'm sooo glad you resubmitted it, hope it sees gold later Randy!

jo ann c. #10390281

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe 10/29/2012 8:38:11 AM

Wonderful horizontal .....love it!..congrats a third time.....all the best in next round! #10390508

Phyllis H. Burchett level-deluxe 10/29/2012 11:23:16 AM

Stunning shot, congrats! #10391345

Merna L. Nobile 10/29/2012 2:29:42 PM

Receiving an award from Better Photo is just like unwrapping a gift, the thrill is always the same! It is also exciting to be able to send my personal congratulations to each and every one of you and I look forward to seeing the gold though out the galleries. Merna #10392256

Nancy L. Green level-deluxe 10/29/2012 3:08:59 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Randy on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <>< #10392436

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 10/29/2012 4:18:49 PM

Gorgeous atmosphere #10392660

Carol L. Fowler 10/29/2012 6:34:09 PM

Another awesome finalist! Congrats!! #10393264

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 10/29/2012 7:46:41 PM

Gorgeous light, OM! Congrats! #10393444

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 10/30/2012 3:26:38 AM

Stunning Finalist. Congratulations my friend. #10393928

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 10/30/2012 12:21:04 PM

gorgeous winner, congratulations!!! #10394822

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 10/30/2012 12:32:38 PM

Congratulations on your First Place Win my friend. #10394857

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 10/30/2012 12:40:29 PM

Fantastic, Randy - congratulations on a well-deserved win! #10394885

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 10/30/2012 12:44:08 PM

Love both looks. Both getting the gold. Congratulations my friend. What an achievement. #10394900

frank w. degenhardt level-deluxe 10/30/2012 12:44:09 PM

Love both looks. Both getting the gold. Congratulations my friend. What an achievement. #10394901

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 10/30/2012 1:02:38 PM

on your FIRST PLACE WINNER!!!! 8o) #10394973

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 10/30/2012 1:03:33 PM

Congrats on your first place winner. #10394974

Andre Larose 10/30/2012 1:18:32 PM

Wow! Congratulations! Very well done indeed :)

André #10395055

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 10/30/2012 2:08:01 PM

Beautiful winner! Congrats, Randy! #10395196

Rona L. Schwarz 10/30/2012 2:42:10 PM

Fabulous, fabulous First place Winner, Randy! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!! #10395317

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 10/30/2012 2:55:39 PM

Stunning first place gold winner Randy. Congratulations. #10395372

Phyllis H. Burchett level-deluxe 10/30/2012 3:05:34 PM

Congrats on this gorgeous winner! #10395405

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 10/30/2012 3:31:15 PM

Congratulations on your stunning First Place Winner, Randy! So glad you resubmitted this one. #10395529

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 10/30/2012 3:32:18 PM

WTG Randy!!! Congratulations! #10395533

Carol L. Fowler 10/30/2012 3:41:47 PM

Wonderful Winner! If I was still in Kentucky, I would want to do this hike with you for sure!! #10395567

Carol Flisak level-deluxe 10/30/2012 3:42:31 PM

Huge congrats on your fabulous First Place Winner, Randy! #10395569

Lydia Williams level-deluxe 10/30/2012 3:46:00 PM

Awesome, Randy...congratulations! #10395587

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 10/30/2012 3:49:08 PM

WTG!!!! #10395606

Sharon Sawyer level-deluxe 10/30/2012 4:55:12 PM

Randy, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding & well deserved First Place Winner!!! #10395844

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 10/30/2012 4:56:24 PM

Huge congrats, OM!! Do you need Ms.V's smelling salts? LOL!! This sure is a beuaty!! #10395848

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 10/30/2012 4:57:47 PM

beauty. Didn't have on my glasses. LOL. #10395855

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 10/30/2012 5:23:16 PM

Congratulation Randy on your beautiful!!! #10395933

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 10/30/2012 5:23:51 PM

Congratulation Randy on your beautiful win!!!

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 10/30/2012 6:49:54 PM

Gorgeous scene Randy, congratulations on your first place winner #10396162

Mary L. Olson level-deluxe 10/30/2012 7:37:00 PM

Very beautiful and a well-deserved win. #10396241

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 10/30/2012 7:45:31 PM

An amazing visual Randy! Congrats on your first place gold badge! #10396264

Alan L. Borror 10/31/2012 1:19:18 AM

Congratulations on a superb winner, Randy! #10396623

Debra R. Harder 10/31/2012 8:07:20 AM

This is amazing, Randy! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL FIRST PLACE WINNER!! #10397173

Sabrina Ryan 10/31/2012 8:52:42 AM

Congratulations on your Fabulous Winning image, Randy! #10397256

Nancy L. Green level-deluxe 10/31/2012 9:25:53 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Randy on your wonderful winner, WTG!!! <>< #10397318

Judy V. Kennamer level-deluxe 10/31/2012 4:19:57 PM

Congrats, Randy!!!! GORGEOUS! #10397964

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe 10/31/2012 4:28:13 PM

Beautiful image, Randy...
Congratulations! #10397986

David Phalen level-deluxe 10/31/2012 5:13:21 PM

BIG Congrats!! #10398074

Katherine Kuhn level-deluxe 11/1/2012 8:33:09 AM

Congratulations on your double wins, Randy! These are truly spectacular! Great work! #10399113

Monika Sapek level-deluxe 11/1/2012 10:33:47 AM

Amazing scene! Congratulations on your Winner, Randy! #10399362

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 11/1/2012 11:58:55 AM

Such beautiful work!!! Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE win Randy. #10399564

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/1/2012 2:49:46 PM

Finally! Congrats on this very well deserved 1st Place Win Randy!

jo ann c. #10399987

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 11/2/2012 2:20:39 AM

Thanks everyone for all the wonderful comments. It was indeed a great morning to be out for a sunrise, besides yielding some nice photos (one other from this series was liked by the BP Judges earlier last year: http://www.betterphoto.com/Premium/Gallery.aspx?id=260216&cat=0&photoID=12443098&mp=V2 ), just because!

Julianne Bradford level-deluxe 11/2/2012 7:32:04 AM

Congratulations Randy..your work is always gorgeous but it's so nice to see that the early bird gets the Gold! #10400750

Linda A. Braddock level-deluxe 11/3/2012 8:28:43 AM

Congratulations, Randy! This is Gorgeous, I love your work! #10402107

Katarina Mansson 11/5/2012 3:00:31 AM

Congratulations on your spectacular winner Randy! #10404717

Jill Odice level-deluxe 11/5/2012 7:13:22 AM

Congrats on your well deserved win! The light here is awe inspiring! #10405177

Harriet Feagin level-deluxe 11/5/2012 3:07:00 PM

Randy, these shots are spectacular. Congratulations on well deserved wins.

Harriet Feagin

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe 11/12/2012 8:32:48 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Randy! #10416414

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Shot of the mist flowing over the ridge at sunrise. Taken at Chain Rock overlook in southern KY.

Exif: F Number: 12.9, ExposureTime: 2026/100000 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 184.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 12/17/2011 5:43:12 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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