Jyri Vissak level-classic 9/24/2012 7:33:44 AM

Beautiful composition and tones! Well done. #1488127

Mike Clime 9/24/2012 11:28:22 AM

Beautiful capture and nice comp, Shelly! #10336143

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 9/26/2012 6:10:51 PM

This could be on a magazine cover for photography! #10342782

Gary Enloe level-classic 9/26/2012 8:33:18 PM

Beautiful capture Shelly. My wife and I was just up in Ogunquit, Southern Maine. Beautiful, loved it! #10342906

Kara Hendricks level-classic 10/3/2012 11:06:16 AM

Simply WOW! #10353414

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/5/2012 6:49:39 PM

Thank you! #10357370

Anita Hogue level-classic 10/13/2012 2:30:09 PM

So gorgeous, Shelly! #10367995

Mary K. Robison level-classic 10/16/2012 3:24:18 AM

Marvelous capture, Shelly!
Congratulations on your well earned POTD! #10371571

Michelle Alton level-classic 10/16/2012 3:25:52 AM

Congratulations on this superb POTD, Shelly! #10371573

Eloise & Eugene Gregory level-classic 10/16/2012 3:28:39 AM

Great POTD, Congrats. Looks like Bass Harbor on Mount Desert Island.

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 10/16/2012 3:33:23 AM

Beautiful POTD; congratulations! #10371582

Kathy Wesserling level-classic 10/16/2012 3:37:17 AM

I love the position you caught him in (it's easy to imagine him looking around for that perfect shot before he lifts his camera to the eye.) Lovely colors and comp, too. Congratulations for the POTD. #10371588

Susan D. Royce level-classic 10/16/2012 3:46:13 AM

Congrats on a really superb POTD! #10371595

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 10/16/2012 3:54:40 AM

Congrats, Shelly, on your gorgeous POTD!

Debby #10371609

Larry Smith level-classic 10/16/2012 3:56:05 AM

Beautiful shot and congratulation on POTD #10371611

Ken Smith level-classic 10/16/2012 4:01:46 AM

Awesome, Shelly. Congrats to you!! #10371628

Richard M. Waas level-classic 10/16/2012 4:08:14 AM

Congrats Shelly on a well deserved POTD!! #10371633

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 10/16/2012 4:09:15 AM

Such a wonderful image! Congratulations on POTD! #10371637

Anita Hogue level-classic 10/16/2012 4:13:55 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD! #10371648

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 10/16/2012 4:17:32 AM

Those rocks look very familiar having just returned from Acadia. Indeed, photographers are always in the way, but do make good subjects :). Great color and comp. Congrats on your POTD!! #10371661

Andre Larose level-classic 10/16/2012 4:20:02 AM

Very well done! Congratulations on your POTD :) #10371666

Joy Rector level-classic 10/16/2012 4:22:03 AM

beautiful shot #10371669

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 10/16/2012 4:42:08 AM

Congratulations Shelly on your POTD Win!

Dominick #10371681

Leslie McLain level-classic 10/16/2012 4:47:13 AM

Congrats on a beautiful POTD, Shelly. #10371686

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 10/16/2012 4:53:00 AM

Congrats on your Gorgeous POTD, Shelly!!!! #10371695

Shawn Jennings level-classic 10/16/2012 5:20:58 AM

Great capture, Shelly! Congrats on your POTD! #10371714

Katarina Mansson level-classic 10/16/2012 5:27:13 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Shelly! #10371717

Ye Tun level-classic 10/16/2012 5:28:47 AM

Congratulation for your photo. #10371718

Stefania Barbier level-classic 10/16/2012 5:34:40 AM

gorgeous, congratulations on your POTD! #10371722

Sara B. Coffey level-classic 10/16/2012 5:41:07 AM

Shelly, I love this image! Landscapes are generally not what intersts me but when you added a person it really drew me in. Great capture! Congrats on your POTD. Sara:) #10371737

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 10/16/2012 5:45:37 AM

Fantastic!!! Congratulations, Shelly. #10371740

Melissa Olsen level-classic 10/16/2012 5:53:34 AM

Congrats, Shelly! #10371751

Nancy L. Green level-classic 10/16/2012 6:07:12 AM


Phyllis Burchett level-classic 10/16/2012 6:10:54 AM

So beautiful Shelly, congrats on your POTD!!! #10371775

Jim Baines level-classic 10/16/2012 6:20:25 AM

Absolutely stunning, Shelly!! How's it going for you? Are you guys still at "The Gap"? #10371782

Nancy Marie Ricketts 10/16/2012 6:21:17 AM

Gorgeous POTD! Congratulations, Shelly! #10371783

Jill Odice level-classic 10/16/2012 6:30:16 AM

WOW!Congrats on your POTD, I bet we see this one again with another gold medal!Into my favorites Shelly! #10371788

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 10/16/2012 6:44:00 AM

WTG on this FANTASTIC POTD, Shelly! :-) k #10371795

Mary L. Olson level-classic 10/16/2012 6:45:00 AM

Gorgeous, Shelly. Congratulations on your POTD.

Mary Lou #10371797

Connie J. Bagot level-classic 10/16/2012 6:46:03 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations on your POTD! #10371798

Graeme Chow level-classic 10/16/2012 6:47:00 AM

Beautiful scenery and lighting. Congrats on your win today, Shelly. #10371801

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 10/16/2012 6:53:30 AM

YOU GO GIRL! Exceptional and well deserved! #10371818

Bojan Bencic level-classic 10/16/2012 6:57:54 AM

Great composition and colors, Shelly. Congratulations on your POTD! #10371831

Judy A. Lawhon 10/16/2012 7:39:54 AM

Hooray!! Congrats on this well deserved POTD, Shirley!!!!

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/16/2012 8:00:09 AM

Wow...I am in shock! This is my first time getting POTD!!! I am so happy...thank you BP as this is one of my favorites too. Thank you to you all as well for all your wonderful comments. They mean so much to me! Have a wonderful day! #10371903

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/16/2012 8:10:16 AM

This made me cry...It means so much to me....I went here a few days after my mothers funeral to relax and be by the ocean...I am so happy that everyone sees what I see in this image. Thank you all so very much! #10371914

Michele Peterson level-classic 10/16/2012 8:11:25 AM

Congratulations, Shelly, this is so beautiful! Great colors and composition. It would have been great just as a landscape photo, but the addition of the photographer really makes it wonderful! #10371917

Debra R. Harder level-classic 10/16/2012 8:23:15 AM

Hi Shelly...This is an amazing image! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB POTD!! #10371924

Nikki McDonald level-classic 10/16/2012 8:41:57 AM

Beautiful textures, light and color, Shelly, and the inclusion of the figure lends a sense of scale and adds interest. Congratulations on the POTD. #10371946

Cathy Barrows 10/16/2012 9:32:27 AM

Congrats on your POTD...this looks like Bass Light #10371987

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/16/2012 10:25:25 AM

Thanks everyone so much.....this was an amazing sky. I was upset first that the guy was in the image, but took it anyway. I am glad I textures to this one. Cathy, it is Bass Harbor :) Thank you all again!! #10372053

Ellen Hodges level-classic 10/16/2012 10:51:36 AM

Huge congrats on a beautiful POTD, Shelley! Sincere condolences on the loss of your Mom, too!! #10372079

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 10/16/2012 11:28:12 AM

Such a stunning image, Shelly...
Congratulations on your well deserved POTD! #10372114

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 10/16/2012 11:38:54 AM

Congrats Shelly on this Beautifully captured POTD! #10372128

Mike Clime level-classic 10/16/2012 11:50:54 AM

Congratulations, Shelly! #10372146

Darryl Wilkinson 10/16/2012 11:53:11 AM

Gorgeous capture, Shelly. Congratulations on the award! #10372152

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/16/2012 12:19:49 PM

Gorgeous Shelly!!!! BIG congrats on your POTD!! #10372185

Gina M. Savage level-classic 10/16/2012 1:12:25 PM

CONGRATS!!! Yay! This one took my breath away when you posted it on FB, Shelly. It is a well deserved POTD. #10372242

Lindley Johnson level-classic 10/16/2012 1:32:59 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Shelly. It's a wonderful image! #10372280

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 10/16/2012 1:45:37 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful POTD my friend. It is a masterpiece. Way to go my friend. #10372310

Linda D. Lester level-classic 10/16/2012 1:47:46 PM

Beautiful shot! Congratulations on your POTD! #10372312

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/16/2012 3:09:54 PM

Thank you all so very's exciting as I said, my first one! :) #10372430

Mary Timman level-classic 10/16/2012 3:46:09 PM

Congratulations on POTD Shelly. REally a stunning image. Love the detail and colors...fabulous composition.WTG! #10372479

Linda A. Braddock level-classic 10/16/2012 4:13:32 PM

Shelly, Congratulations on photo of the day! Beautiful Image! #10372496

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 10/16/2012 5:10:43 PM

Very beautiful, Shelly! Congratulations on this beautiful coastal image! #10372533

Evy Johansen level-classic 10/16/2012 5:17:58 PM

Wonderful image,Shelly! Congratulations!! #10372542

Lori Carlson level-classic 10/16/2012 5:35:41 PM

I'm excited for you Shelly friend!!! And excited about this image! It rocks!! =) Big congrats to you!!!! #10372554

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 10/16/2012 6:46:14 PM

Congratulations!!! Gorgeous POTD and straight to my FAVS!!! #10372616

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 10/16/2012 8:40:22 PM

Great light and comp, Shelly. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #10372694

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 10/16/2012 9:09:57 PM

Wonderful image! Congrats on your POTD! #10372733

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/17/2012 6:05:23 AM

All of you amazing friends and photographers make BP so wonderful. Thank you to BetterPhoto and all of you! Have a great day!! #10373231

Stanley C. Sims level-classic 10/17/2012 9:47:09 PM

The tones and color say's it all. Beautiful image. Congratulations big time. #10374354

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/18/2012 5:49:41 AM

Thank you, Stanley. #10374741

Richard D. Love level-classic 10/25/2012 2:34:10 PM

Congratulations, Shelly. Gorgeous sunset!

Rick #10384101

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/28/2012 7:07:39 PM

Thanks Richard. #10388703

Kathy Wesserling level-classic 10/29/2012 1:08:22 AM

Your image just made the competition for Gold a whole lot tougher! Congratulations for the Finalist and Good Luck in the next round. #10389251

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 10/29/2012 3:40:47 AM

Big congrats - POTD, now finalist and hopefully - winner, fingers crossed for you. #10389438

John Rivera level-classic 10/29/2012 5:47:53 AM

Congrats on your POD and your great finalist! #10389820

Ellen Hodges level-classic 10/29/2012 5:48:55 AM

Huge congrats and very best luck, Shelly!! #10389824

Nancy Marie Ricketts 10/29/2012 7:39:00 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Shelly! I have no doubt that you will see Gold next! #10390227

Jessica Jenney level-classic 10/29/2012 9:59:33 AM

Congrats, Shelly on your fabulous finalist! #10390890

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 10/29/2012 10:45:54 AM

Gorgeous seascape, Shelly! Congratulations on this Finalist!! #10391138

Nancy L. Green level-classic 10/29/2012 11:19:45 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Shelly on this outstanding finalist, WTG!!! <>< #10391312

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/29/2012 11:46:15 AM

Thank you all so very much and the Betterphoto much behind these images from Maine...with tears in my eyes, my mother is saying, it's deserve it. She loved my work. Thank you so much! #10391476

Brad Harding 10/29/2012 1:26:31 PM

Very deserving of both awards Shelly beautiful capture. Congrats on the finalist and POTD. #10391963

Emile Abbott level-classic 10/29/2012 1:42:49 PM

Another beautiful finalist of the Maine coastline. Got to be on my bucket list. Congrats again my friend. #10392050

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 10/29/2012 2:37:42 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10392295

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/29/2012 5:28:16 PM


Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 10/29/2012 5:32:35 PM

Congratulations, Shelly, on this beautiful image that is so deserving! Taken in Acadia? Schoodic Point? Wherever, it is just perfect! #10393051

Lorna Shutter level-classic 10/29/2012 5:52:41 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your two Finalists this month ... and your POTD Award for this one!!!!! WTG, Shelly!!! Good luck in the next round!!! :)
Photobucket #10393129

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/29/2012 5:59:27 PM

Thanks Thomas and Lorna..taken in Bass Harbor, Maine. (Acadia National Park) It is home. :) #10393150

Lori Carlson level-classic 10/29/2012 6:25:30 PM

YAY!!! Congrats my friend!!! =)

Gina M. Savage level-classic 10/29/2012 8:07:56 PM

This has to be the winner, Shelly. A beautiful spot and hopefully it brought some joy in such a hard time. So happy for you! #10393478

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/30/2012 6:24:53 AM

Thank you, Lori and Gina...My mother would be proud and smiling....she loved my work. Even though at 91 she could not see well, she would hold the pictures close and look for a long time. She is home now in Maine. Thank you all for the support. #10394249

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 10/30/2012 12:35:43 PM

Your work here is exceptional. Should be a Grand Prize Winner.Beautiful my friend. #10394869

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 10/30/2012 8:48:46 PM

Frank, what a sweet thing to say. Thank you so much. #10396388

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 11/1/2012 7:25:36 PM

Should I try again for Gold? #10400257

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 11/13/2012 10:38:47 AM

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 #10417235

Lorna Shutter 11/14/2012 4:38:34 AM

In answer to your last question, Shelly ... I say, "GO FOR IT"! :) #10418298

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I took this of another photographer that was taking pictures at sunset as well. I miss that ocean and the beauty of Maine. Have a wonderful week!

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