Twilight at Whetmore Landing

© Paul R. Nelson

Twilight at Whetmore Landing

Arthur Bohlmann 6/30/2012 8:40:41 PM

Wow!! I really like this oustending composition. Well Done #1472234

Michael Howe 6/30/2012 10:35:19 PM

Beautiful image,Paul!!! #10208378

Carol Teal 6/30/2012 11:40:53 PM

Stunning! #10208441

Dennis Behm 7/1/2012 4:42:16 AM

Superb image, Paul! I like the complementary colors, and the triangle formed by the horizon and the shoreline. #10208629

Paul R. Nelson 7/1/2012 6:00:00 AM

Thank you, Arthur, my friend. Thank you also Mike, Carol and Dennis. Everything came together just right, for which I am very grateful, and thankful I was there at the right time. Lake Superior was unusually calm, I never anticipated seeing the sun lighting up the Northern horizon, and I not only captured a meteor, but also Jupiter rising in the lower right corner. I can't take credit for most of that. #10208739

David Resnikoff 7/1/2012 8:11:48 AM

Fantastica, Maravillosa.

I like everything
Perfect balance

David R #10208889

Carla Capra 7/1/2012 8:18:23 AM

Oh my, Paul! This is gorgeous! I'm lov'n everything about this. #10208904

Paul R. Nelson 7/1/2012 12:32:44 PM

Thank you, David, thank you, Carla, your comments are very much apprediated. This cost me a night of sleep, but it sounds like it was worth it. #10209275

Philip B. Ludwig 7/1/2012 3:11:02 PM

Very, very nice.It's so neat that you captured the meteor. Love everything about this one. #10209552

Paul R. Nelson 7/1/2012 3:53:31 PM

Thank you, Philip. I've gone out several times hoping to catch meteors during various meteor showers just to have it cloud up, so this one means a lot to me, even if it was just due to luck. #10209590

Christina N. Seuser 7/1/2012 4:11:05 PM

Lovely image; so much cool stuff going on in the sky and fabulous composition make this great! #10209606

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 7/2/2012 7:08:46 PM

Gorgeous image :-) #10211478

Paul R. Nelson 7/2/2012 8:01:00 PM

Thank you, Christina, thank you Kim; I appreciate you taking the time to let me know you like this. #10211540

Howard Eisenberg 7/18/2012 5:20:38 PM

I love the color in addition to the composition. The shooting star really adds to the overall image as well. Great image! #10235505

Paul R. Nelson 7/18/2012 6:27:12 PM

Thank you Howard. I especially appreciate you taking the time to let me know what you appreciate about this image, and I agree about the meteor. I have a number of others without it, and they don't have the same impact. I feel fortunate to have captured the meteor and that it is where it is; anywhere else wouldn't work as well. #10235565

Memoriee G. Sconce 7/30/2012 12:00:25 PM

Congrats on this one such a surreal feeling this one has.
Memoriee #10250591

Paul R. Nelson 7/30/2012 12:22:22 PM

Thank you, Memoriee. #10250729

David Resnikoff 7/30/2012 12:28:19 PM

Paul

Well deserved finalist

With great admiration to a fantastic teacher

David R #10250761

Virginia Kickle 7/30/2012 12:43:48 PM

This is so elegant! Well deserved finalist! #10250826

Arthur Bohlmann 7/30/2012 12:44:39 PM

Well Deserved. Hope to see this on the winners circle #10250831

Philip B. Ludwig 7/30/2012 12:52:10 PM

As everyone has said, this finalist award is well deserved. I believe it should go even farther. #10250868

Nancy Marie Ricketts 7/30/2012 12:54:46 PM

Congratulations, Paul, on this stunning finalist. I bet we see this in the Gold round. #10250888

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/30/2012 1:10:43 PM

Breathtaking image, Paul! Congratulations on your finalist award and best wishes for the next round!

Debby #10250957

Kalena Randall 7/30/2012 1:34:10 PM

Awesome Finalist photo. Congrats, Paul. #10251079

Paul R. Nelson 7/30/2012 1:39:14 PM

Thank you, David, Virginia, Arthur, Philip, Nancy and Debby. Thank you for all your encouraging comments and good wishes. If it goes further, that would be great, but it is from a very enjoyable night along Lake Superior, and I am pleased to get this recognition. #10251108

Paul R. Nelson 7/30/2012 1:40:29 PM

Thank you, Kalena. #10251115

Howard Eisenberg 7/30/2012 2:08:24 PM

Awesome capture. Well deserved! #10251376

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 7/30/2012 3:53:05 PM

Wonderful sky! #10252181

Paul R. Nelson 7/30/2012 3:59:04 PM

Thank you, Howard #10252218

Paul R. Nelson 7/30/2012 4:01:17 PM

Thank you, Judges; I appreciate you taking the time to comment. #10252228

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 7/30/2012 4:09:38 PM

CONGRATULATIONS.......... lovely image well deserved, good luck in the next round :-) #10252264

Chris Schofield 7/30/2012 5:28:32 PM

Congratulations Paul... Outstanding and what a beautiful picture... Well done. #10252709

Paul R. Nelson 7/30/2012 7:07:43 PM

Thank you, Kim, thank you Chris. I really appreciate hearing from you two. #10253204

Susan Williams 7/30/2012 7:28:50 PM

Congratulations on this well-deserved award, Paul. This is fantastic news and I am delighted to join in the applause. Way to go! #10253309

Paul R. Nelson 7/30/2012 7:58:31 PM

Thank you, Susan. The notice of this was one of a couple high points in an emotionally challenging weekend. #10253406

Susan Williams 7/30/2012 8:24:00 PM

Spectacular accomplishments are always balanced by a degree of humbleness. The real prize is the one we quietly carry inside, remembering the feeling of being there while the camera did its work. #10253524

Paul R. Nelson 7/30/2012 8:59:38 PM

From that perspective it is already a prize-winning image as it was a very memorable and enjoyable night; Lake Superior was calm, the sky was beautiful, and I had it all to myself. #10253632

Sherran Andersen 7/30/2012 9:08:14 PM

Congrats Paul. #10253652

Paul R. Nelson 7/30/2012 9:54:40 PM

Thank you, Sherran. #10253724

Gary R. Smith 7/31/2012 8:04:07 AM

Congrats on the well deserved Finalist. I love the colors and the stars! #10254607

Paul R. Nelson 7/31/2012 9:03:46 AM

Thank you, Gary. It certainly was a beautiful morning. #10254849

David M. Montero 7/31/2012 9:53:22 AM

Very very beautiful! Congratulations on your Finalist selection Paul!!! #10255020

Paul R. Nelson 7/31/2012 1:31:00 PM

Thank you, Dave. #10255559

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Whetmore Landing on the shore of Lake Superior near Marquette in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Canon EF-S 10-22, 10mm, f/3.5, 13 sec, ISO 800

Uploaded on 6/30/2012 2:27:04 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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