Summer Freeze

© Francis Cailles

Summer Freeze

Janine Russell level-deluxe 10/3/2005 9:04:40 PM

Francis, wonderful color, exposure, composition, clarity and detail. #320784

Susana Ms Heide 10/3/2005 9:07:58 PM

It was all worth it!! This is a magnificient scene!!! #1914249

Leanne M.E. Boyd 10/4/2005 1:16:43 AM

WOW, jaw dropping WOW!!!!!!!!!!!! #1914562

Jill Odice level-deluxe 10/4/2005 1:27:06 AM

You know how much I love this already! :-) I am one of your biggest fans Francis! I see another winner.... #1914588

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 10/4/2005 3:58:23 AM

So beautifully captured Fancis! Great work! Jeff #1914888

Michelle R. Kovach 10/4/2005 5:19:11 AM

Great shot Francis! I know how hot it is in CA having been from there, so this is truly a unique find! #1915355

Marc A. Bailey 10/4/2005 8:12:27 AM

great shot Francis, composition is beautiful and the colours fantastic. Beautiful image! #1916153

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 10/6/2005 10:30:05 AM

So stunningly beautiful, Francis! A real pleasure to view! #1923698

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 11/17/2005 12:33:24 AM

Beautiful image, Francis! congratulations on your POTD! #2085779

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe 11/17/2005 12:39:57 AM

Congrats on your sensational POTD!

ccc #2085793

Susie Peek-Swint level-deluxe 11/17/2005 12:46:22 AM

Many congrats on POTD Francis ~ awesome capture! #2085806

Siete Meeter level-deluxe 11/17/2005 1:14:05 AM

It was all worth it!! This is a magnificient scene!!!


Leanne M.E. Boyd level-deluxe 11/17/2005 2:11:17 AM

Absolutely gorgeous! Congrats on your POTD, Francis! #2085878

Jessica L. Richard 11/17/2005 2:18:49 AM

gorgous landscape, congrats on POTD! #2085897

Penny Steiner 11/17/2005 2:39:36 AM

Amazing capture...well deserved PoTD. #2085955

Bill Houghton 11/17/2005 3:02:29 AM

Beautiful shot Frances. Great work. Congratulations on your POTD.
Bill #2085986

Debra Booth 11/17/2005 3:14:01 AM

Congrats on a beautiful POTD, Francis! #2086013

Judy S. Fung 11/17/2005 3:25:04 AM

Congrats on your POTD, Francis! #2086039

Chris Macer 11/17/2005 3:40:41 AM

Awesome! Well deserved POTD, Francis! #2086091

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 11/17/2005 3:47:33 AM

Hearty congrats on your POTD, Francis, magnificent find and capture!
-Debby #2086130

Joy Rector level-deluxe 11/17/2005 4:04:26 AM

congrats on this fantastic POTD #2086188

Laura Clay-Ballard 11/17/2005 4:05:20 AM

congrats on this awesome potd! #2086191

Scott Pedersen 11/17/2005 4:13:34 AM

That looks nice #2086214

Samarendra Kumar Saha 11/17/2005 4:15:38 AM

Francis,Simply MINDBLOWING shot.
Congratulations! Keep it up. #2086222

Cathy Barrows 11/17/2005 5:26:19 AM

Congrats on your beautiful #2086632

Dan Walters 11/17/2005 5:28:46 AM

Great shot! Congratulations! #2086655

Dan Walters 11/17/2005 5:28:59 AM

Great shot! Congratulations! #2086660

Karen Engelbreth 11/17/2005 5:56:34 AM

Fantastic image Francis - big congrats on your POTD!

Brian Lobdell level-deluxe 11/17/2005 6:08:47 AM

Well deserved POTD Francis, wonderful composition and lighting - really superb! Kudos to you. #2086875

Bob Duncan 11/17/2005 6:18:09 AM

I'm book marking your gallery Francis.
Your photography is awesome.
Congrats on this POTD, very well deserved. #2086935

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 11/17/2005 6:30:19 AM

Franics, congratulations on this stunning POTD! Remarkable! #2086996

Elisabeth A. Gay 11/17/2005 6:42:41 AM

Stunning shot Francis, well worth freezing your buns off for!! :)
Ann #2087038

Steve C. Wilding 11/17/2005 7:06:35 AM

Wow, I just got to work, opened my email and saw your gorgeous photo. Very nice for the first thing I see at work today. #2087118

Melissa L. Zavadil 11/17/2005 7:08:10 AM

This is a gorgeous shot!! Very Pretty!! Congtrats on your POTD!! :) #2087130

Sylvia B. Toftness 11/17/2005 7:18:01 AM

Great shot, Francis!
I'm a newbie at this. Can you provide some techical info, i.e., focal length, f stop, etc.? Thanks. #2087170

Luhut Napitupulu 11/17/2005 7:18:25 AM

Very pretty colours, composition, angle, clarity and details, Francis! Congratulations on POTD! #2087174

Kate Jackson level-deluxe 11/17/2005 7:43:18 AM

I am in awe of all that majesty Francis!! Well captured and congratulations! #2087268

Jean Papp 11/17/2005 7:46:17 AM

So beautiful. Where in California is this? We go to Mammoth all the time. #2087283

Bret Tate 11/17/2005 8:38:35 AM

I really enjoy this photo. The composition is wonderful, the light is great, and you managed an excellent exposure in difficult lighting. Thank you for sharing your talents. #2087419

Sandy Driscoll level-deluxe 11/17/2005 8:44:53 AM

Incredibly gorgeous, Francis. Pure gold....all the way around. What a splendid way to start my day by looking at your beautiful photo! Sandy #2087436

Jean Papp 11/17/2005 8:46:54 AM

Will you sell it? #2087445

Martin J. Preslar 11/17/2005 9:04:25 AM

Congrats on the POTD! Excellent composition and color! Did you use a filter for this shot?

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 11/17/2005 9:07:14 AM

A beautiful way to wake up, this is absolutely gorgeous. Great perspective and lighting, a big congratulations!! #2087501

Claudette Foote 11/17/2005 9:30:10 AM

Congrats on the POTD!

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe 11/17/2005 10:11:24 AM

Congrats on your POTD, Frances. Way to go, buddy! #2087705

Sharon Woodburn level-deluxe 11/17/2005 11:25:53 AM

This is a real beauty Francis. Congratulations on POTD! #2088038

Choo Choo Love level-deluxe 11/17/2005 12:37:20 PM

It's cool, dude! But how could you be freezing when it was 90 degrees??!!?? You need to come up to Winnipeg to experience the real COOOOOOL! #2088324

Mary Clarke level-deluxe 11/17/2005 1:06:45 PM

This is beautiful - many congratulations on POTD. #2088403

Tony Gutowski level-deluxe 11/17/2005 1:30:39 PM

Incredible shot, Francis. What a contrast of warm and cool colors ,very beautiful image. Congratulations on POTD!-T.G #2088439

Jenny Bosmans level-deluxe 11/17/2005 3:23:02 PM

Big Congratulations on this wonderful POTD, Francis!! #2088742

Toni Hopper level-deluxe 11/17/2005 3:36:18 PM

Extremely wonderful! Love it and congrats! #2088764

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 11/17/2005 3:43:40 PM

Stunning! I love the glow of the mountains, the reflections, and the excellent DOF which is so sharp from the foreground to the background of the photograph. Congratulations on your very beautiful POTD. #2088773

Kathleen R. Struckle 11/17/2005 4:51:11 PM

Gorgeous image!! Congrats on POTD!! #2088881

Anita Taylor 11/17/2005 5:36:20 PM

Incredible image, Francis! The range of colors and detail and clarity is amazing! It was worth it :) #2088989

Mary N C. Taitt 11/17/2005 6:32:14 PM

Wooohoo! What a great shot, really pretty. Congratulations! Mary :-) #2089092

Victor Bustinza 11/17/2005 8:17:27 PM

Congratulations Francis, what was your camera settings?, which lens used?, thanks. #2089272

Theresa M. VanderStaay 11/18/2005 5:56:22 AM

Fantastic Shot! Congrats on POTD! Where was this taken! It is just beautiful. I live in California. and was just wondering.....Theresa #2090401

Jacqueline C. Harmon 11/18/2005 9:54:46 AM

congrats on a wonderful potd!!! #2091267

Janice L. Hatfield 11/19/2005 9:08:38 AM

What beautiful shot! I live in the Eastern Sierras and I love shots like this! Your gallery is awesome too, love the Yosemite shots especially! 8-) #2094463

Daniel G. Flocke 11/23/2005 5:20:00 AM

Francis - Congratulations on being a Finalist, good luck in the next level!!! #2110220

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 11/23/2005 1:03:26 PM

Congratulations, Franics, on this stunning finalist win! Love it! #2113534

Keith L. Clayton 11/23/2005 3:05:50 PM

Congrats on this beautiful winning image!! #2114277

Sharon Day level-deluxe 11/23/2005 9:07:30 PM

Absolutely gorgeous!!! Big congratulations! #2115396

Stefan G 11/24/2005 9:10:56 AM

Superb image! Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist and good luck! #2116859

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe 11/26/2005 12:31:40 PM

Congrats on your win, Francis. Love this one! #2122808

KHAWLA Haddad 11/26/2005 12:54:30 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win!!!! #2123042

Siete Meeter 11/26/2005 1:07:55 PM

Concratulations on your 2nd Place win!!!! #2123131

Francis Cailles 11/26/2005 2:10:16 PM

Wow!! I can't believe it...Thanks everyone. Woo-hoo!

Am I lucky or what!?!?! #2123467

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe 11/26/2005 5:27:12 PM

Congratulations on yet another well-deserved win, Francis! #2124079

Cora Miller level-deluxe 11/26/2005 6:31:02 PM

This is INCREDIBLE, Francis!!! The warm and cool color contrast is fabulous as is the light and composition. Congratulations on your well deserved win! And no, you're not're talented!!! :) #2124213

Susana Ms Heide level-deluxe 11/26/2005 9:15:28 PM

OUTSTANDING and very well deserving of this recognition!! Congrats Francis!! #2124665

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 11/26/2005 9:33:11 PM

Congratulations on your second place win, Francis! #2124713

Donna W. Neal 11/27/2005 1:53:33 PM


Sharon Day level-deluxe 11/27/2005 6:37:49 PM

Gorgeous image, Francis!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! #2128478

bob cornelison 11/28/2005 8:03:24 AM

Just Awesome!
~:O) #2130442

Jennifer Rennison 11/28/2005 10:29:19 AM

Outstanding, Francis! Congratulations on your win! #2130894

Cathy M. Gromball 11/29/2005 8:23:22 AM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Francis!

Cathy :) #2134234

Connie L. Carpenter 12/1/2005 5:58:38 AM

Francis....beautiful, beautiful work. I'm SO impressed! #2141258

Adrienne Maldini 1/13/2006 5:55:47 PM

this is areally nice picture #2286076

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This was shot last August 2005, which is summertime in California. The temperature had been in the high 90's to low 100's where I live, so I was surprised to see the amount of snow and ice on this lake. The wind was howling when I shot this--the camera was shaking, and I was shaking, too because of the brutal cold.

Uploaded on 10/3/2005 8:36:52 PM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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