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Ken Smith level-classic 2/17/2012 3:55:27 AM

One more.. #1443825

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 2/17/2012 4:04:41 AM

Both images are just beautiful, Ken. Like the behind the falls take. #9986874

Joy Rector level-classic 2/17/2012 4:13:22 AM

fantastic shot #9986891

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 2/17/2012 4:28:59 AM

This is lovely! Both of them.. #9986918

Michelle Alton level-classic 2/17/2012 4:56:44 AM

Really MAGNIFICENT work, Ken. I see why these are your all-time favorites.

A favorite for me too, in the BP sense. #9986949

Jeff Robinson level-classic 2/17/2012 6:07:56 AM

Outstanding!! #9987057

Stefania Barbier level-classic 2/17/2012 7:52:44 AM

How beautiful... Love also the bg softness... Well done! #9987171

Dayna Cain level-classic 2/17/2012 8:42:21 AM

GORGEOUS image! #9987241

Karen E. Gold level-classic 2/17/2012 10:51:17 AM

What a beautiful capture!! #9987464

Bill Houghton 2/17/2012 11:40:41 AM

Ken, this is such a great shot of this area. Beautiful work and a sure winner. Have a great weekend, Bill #9987561

Tammy Espino 2/17/2012 11:59:32 AM

Gorgeous! Oregon is beautifuL!! #9987600

Carol Quina level-classic 2/17/2012 4:17:08 PM

BOTH shots are lovely! #9987962

Mary Timman 2/17/2012 4:22:38 PM

Oh this falls is absolutely gorgeous and a heck of a capture. You nailed it Ken! #9987976

Terry Cervi level-classic 2/18/2012 8:12:45 AM

Stunning work, Ken!! Definitely a favorite!! #9988979

John Connolly 2/18/2012 1:23:05 PM

This is my kind of country Ken! I would love to visit this part of your country, it looks absolutely magical! Your images should be in a travel brochure. #9989370

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/18/2012 2:52:07 PM

Both are stunning Ken!! #9989447

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 2/19/2012 2:32:21 PM

Both are so beautiful Ken, classic for sure, and you did well by them #9990796

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 2/19/2012 2:37:05 PM

Mr. Smith and his travels...capture so many amazing images! Hope you are enjoying this long weekend! #9990802

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/19/2012 2:53:18 PM

Both are beautiful Ken, but you don't get the backside of falls often...the framing is perfect!

jo ann c. #9990834

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/19/2012 5:42:11 PM

Wow, I see why you love it so much....Very pretty!! I would love to see this. :) #9991072

Mike R. Howe 2/19/2012 5:51:56 PM

Both great images,Ken...view from the backside is stunning!!! #9991111

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 2/22/2012 4:53:22 PM beautiful! #9996699

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/1/2012 8:23:38 PM

Let me be the first....

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Ken!

jo ann c. #10116968

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/2/2012 12:14:33 AM

another superb finalist Ken... huge congrats!!! #10117427

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/2/2012 4:34:48 AM

Congrats again, Ken. Beautiful finalist! #10117850

Mary Timman level-classic 5/2/2012 4:54:02 AM

Congratulations again Ken! #10117940

Shawn Jennings level-classic 5/2/2012 7:04:32 AM

So lush and green! Congratulations on your finalist, Ken! #10118406

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/2/2012 7:46:42 AM

Huge congrats on an aawesome finalist, Ken!! #10118581

Emile Abbott level-classic 5/2/2012 9:20:58 AM

Congratulations on another awesome finalist, Ken #10118920

Cathy Barrows 5/2/2012 10:25:24 AM

Congrats on your finalist...gorgeous #10119037

Lucy Abrao 5/2/2012 12:02:31 PM

Congrats, Ken.
Lucy #10119228

Eivor Kuchta 5/2/2012 12:58:35 PM

Look at that green ground! Fantastic colors, Ken! Congratulations on your finalist! #10119310

Carol L. Fowler 5/2/2012 8:23:39 PM

Fantastic Finalist! Congrats! #10120166

Kim Andelkovic 5/3/2012 2:44:13 AM

Congrats, awesome pic :-) #10120388

The Judges at 5/3/2012 6:49:05 AM

Gorgeous! HDR worke well here #10120745

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 5/3/2012 9:26:55 AM

INCREDIBLE,Ken! Congratulations! #10121001

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 5/3/2012 9:26:55 AM

INCREDIBLE,Ken! Congratulations! #10121002

Carol Eade level-classic 5/3/2012 5:29:56 PM

Just beautiful, congratulations on your finalist Ken! #10121561

Tammy Espino level-classic 5/4/2012 8:04:32 PM

Congrats on your awesome win! :) #10123413

Liz blahh level-classic 5/4/2012 8:12:50 PM

Beautiful, congrats! #10123436

Nikki McDonald level-classic 5/4/2012 8:37:34 PM

Gorgeous falls and capture of it, Ken. Congratulations on the First Place Win. #10123520

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 5/4/2012 9:40:36 PM

Love the unique waterfall composition Ken! The spring colors are breath-taking and the veiling is top notch! Congrats on your gold badge! #10123587

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/4/2012 10:13:28 PM

SPECTACULAR first place win Ken... WTG it's a beauty! #10123626

Evy Johansen level-classic 5/4/2012 10:56:59 PM

Wow, Stunning image, Ken! Big congratulations on your win!! #10123682

Renee Doyle level-classic 5/4/2012 11:32:53 PM

WTG Ken!! Big congratulations on this excellent First Place Winner! #10123746

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/4/2012 11:59:22 PM

Huge congrats on a fantastic winner, Ken!!! #10123767

Mariann Kovats level-classic 5/5/2012 12:10:51 AM

Congrats on your awesome winner, Ken! #10123799

Mary Timman level-classic 5/5/2012 4:13:01 AM

Congratulations Ken. #10123994

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/5/2012 4:36:07 AM

Congrats, Ken. Beautiful! #10124021

Danny B. Head level-classic 5/5/2012 4:57:22 AM

Beautiful image! Congrats on your win! #10124047

Lindley Johnson level-classic 5/5/2012 5:46:28 AM

A gorgeous scene with a unique POV and wonderful rich greens. Congratulations on your outstanding First Place Win, Ken. #10124133

Terry Cervi level-classic 5/5/2012 5:50:50 AM

Congrats on your gorgeous First Place win, Ken! #10124140

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 5/5/2012 6:12:29 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Ken! Great shot!!!!! #10124194

Phyllis H. Burchett 5/5/2012 6:57:11 AM

Gorgeous, congrats on your win Ken! #10124287

Patti Coblentz level-classic 5/5/2012 7:43:34 AM

Such a unique and wonderful perspective, Ken...big congratulations on your 1st place win! #10124424

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 5/5/2012 8:03:26 AM


Gail Vitikacs level-classic 5/5/2012 8:17:22 AM


Gina Cormier level-classic 5/5/2012 8:27:52 AM

Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WTG!!! #10124529

David Phalen 5/5/2012 9:00:29 AM

BIG Congrats on a spectacular First Place Winner!! #10124598

Rona L. Schwarz 5/5/2012 9:23:27 AM

A magnificent falls capture, Ken! Gorgeous lighting and water veiling...HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GOLD MEDAL WIN! #10124683

Carol Flisak level-classic 5/5/2012 9:39:23 AM

Huge congrats on your beautiful first place winner, Ken! #10124717

Emile Abbott level-classic 5/5/2012 11:08:34 AM

Congratulation Ken on beautiful first place winner. #10124882

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 5/5/2012 5:51:00 PM

WTG on this fantastic winner! :-) k #10125312

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 5/5/2012 7:07:01 PM

Such a gorgeous scene!
Congratulations, Ken, on your BIG WINNER!
~♥~Lisa #10125409

Debra R. Harder 5/5/2012 7:28:23 PM

WTG, Ken!! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL FIRST PLACE WIN!! AWESOME!!! Deb #10125445

Dennis Flanagan 5/6/2012 12:03:10 AM

good job flower boy #10125632

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 5/6/2012 1:54:42 AM

Fabulous capture and POV, Ken. Big CONGRATZ on your fantastic first place winner!

UB.a #10125665

Carol Eade level-classic 5/6/2012 6:59:14 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful First Place! #10125915

Patricia Seidler level-classic 5/6/2012 8:44:14 AM

Congratulations Ken on your well deserved 1st place win! #10126104

Mitch Spence level-classic 5/6/2012 10:32:01 AM

It's beautiful, Ken. Congratulations. #10126211

Dayna Cain level-classic 5/7/2012 5:41:19 AM

Congrats Ken! This is STUNNING! #10127352

Christopher Budny level-classic 5/7/2012 6:56:44 AM

Wow! How primeval is that? Spectacular capture Ken; congratulations! (There's a waterfall I'm visiting in Iceland, that supposedly you can walk behind--after seeing this image, I've definitely gotta give it a try. Though I won't have the lush greenery that knocks your image out of the park!) #10127412

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 5/7/2012 9:14:28 PM

Oh my, Ken- GORGEOUS work. I'm so impressed. Love the colors, textures, FLOWING water. Everything. I'm happy for your big First Place WIN!! Congratulations!!! #10128534

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 5/8/2012 8:46:32 AM

Just spectacular, Ken. Huge congrats on this very beautiful First Place Gold. #10129229

Linda D. Lester level-classic 5/8/2012 12:17:46 PM

Flower boy!!! :) Congrats on this beauty! I would have loved to seen this!

Kathy Cline level-classic 5/8/2012 1:17:50 PM

CONGRATULATIONS KEN...all the way from the south of France....I hope to make it home by Wed. night.
This is amazing. Its about time you won a HUGE award! Well deserved thats for sure! Have a blessed day. #10129540

David M. Montero 5/11/2012 12:19:57 PM

Congratulations on scoring gold with this beautiful image Ken. Love the POV. #10133778

Merna L. Nobile 5/11/2012 3:07:59 PM

Well here we are, through thick and thin. It is a joy to be able to be supportive and to congratulate each other for another month of magnificent photographs during May, 2012. I send all of you my very best, Merna Nobile

Linda S. Smith level-classic 5/27/2012 9:21:51 AM

Just a stunning capture Ken! Well deserved win!!! #10155473

Cynthia j. Lesley 3/19/2015 2:35:02 PM

Outstanding photo! #11268038

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Behind South Falls, in Silver Falls State Park, Oregon. There are several classic waterfalls in the park, but South Falls is my favorite off ALL waterfalls I've seen.

HDR image from 5 exposures.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -2.00, ExposureTime: 1/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 2/17/2012 3:55:00 AM Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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