Fullerton Beach

© Ellen Hodges

Fullerton Beach

Carol Flisak level-addict 9/23/2012 5:09:19 PM

Beautiful image, Ellen... excellent composition, details, color and clarity! Love the soft water! Looks like you ladies had a gorgeous morning! #1488006

Terry Cervi level-addict 9/23/2012 5:27:56 PM

Just gorgeous, Ellen, as are all of your shots! #10334664

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 9/23/2012 5:29:04 PM

Beautiful colors and comp. Ellen. Wonderful capture. #10334666

Ann Lyssenko level-addict 9/23/2012 5:42:05 PM

Super blur on the water foreground holds space for this glorious cityscape. Beautiful! ANn #10334699

Gord MacEachern level-addict 9/23/2012 5:57:53 PM

Simply incredible Ellen, super photography my friend!! #10334725

Lindley Johnson level-addict 9/23/2012 6:17:24 PM

Beautiful delicate color and terrific composition, Ellen. It was a lovely morning. #10334758

Connie J. Bagot 9/23/2012 6:18:06 PM

This is just incredible! The colors and detail---the light! I love the misty water too....just beautiful! #10334760

Leslie McLain level-addict 9/23/2012 6:35:52 PM

Beautiful capture and details, Ellen. #10334779

Linda D. Lester level-addict 9/24/2012 4:43:38 AM

Just beautiful!!! #10335192

Emile Abbott level-addict 9/24/2012 8:53:33 AM

Luv any day you post Ellen Another outstanding early AM capture of Bean town. #10335530

Lorna Shutter level-addict 9/24/2012 9:03:23 AM

Ellen, Ellen, Ellen!!! I'm always so blown away when I visit your amazing gallery! All of your images are top-notch and so incredibly beautiful! This one is fabulous! Love the gorgeous colours and the wonderful depth! The misty posts in the foreground really add interest to the composition! Excellent lighting, clarity and treatment! Another perfect Sunday image! Well done, my friend! :) #10335549

John Connolly level-addict 9/24/2012 1:01:14 PM

What an outstanding capture and presentation Ellen! I think I see another winner here!
Congratulations on your August finalist! #10336659

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-addict 9/24/2012 2:16:20 PM

Another WOW-image indeed, Ellen. Such a beauty! #10337157

Tammy Espino level-addict 9/24/2012 6:15:02 PM

Excellent city capture! :) #10338413

Carol L. Fowler 9/24/2012 6:50:38 PM

Wonderful scene! So soft and pastel-hued #10338666

Phyllis A. Houghton level-addict 9/24/2012 8:53:14 PM

Love the wispy water around the pilings. Dreamy shot. #10339122

Avril Young level-addict 9/25/2012 1:06:33 AM

stunning, wonderful soft colours ...such a lovely view...lovely water.. #10339490

Linda S. Smith level-addict 9/25/2012 5:29:15 AM

I love the softness in the foreground with the gorgeous details in the background Ellen! So beautiful! #10339827

Tiia Vissak level-addict 9/25/2012 9:43:22 AM

a cool night image! #10340432

Christine Lobsinger level-addict 9/26/2012 5:39:33 AM

Such a magical image you made Ellen...
So so beautiful! Love your soft, wonderful colouring!!!
Smiling Chris #10342071

Rona L. Schwarz 9/27/2012 2:30:26 PM

Love the soft colors and especially the water, Ellen! Beautiful against the city skyline and twinkling lights. Wonderful work, as always! #10343928

Mary K. Robison 9/28/2012 1:02:47 AM

Time after time, you capture the beauty of the Chicago area, Ellen. This is no exception.
The expanse of gorgeous blue water in your composition establishes such a sense of depth. Love the mist swirling around the posts. Love it all! #10344423

Phyllis A. Houghton level-addict 10/28/2012 11:26:28 PM

Congratulations Ellen on your finalist. This is a favorite. WTG!!!!!! #10389043

Marijana Fajgl level-addict 10/29/2012 1:28:13 AM

Outstanding capture, Ellen! Big congratulations! #10389290

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 10/29/2012 4:08:06 AM

Beautiful finalist, Congrats, Ellen. #10389519

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 10/29/2012 4:54:55 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend.WTG Ellen!!!!!! #10389666

Julie Burnett level-addict 10/29/2012 6:20:03 AM

WOW, perfectly presented, Ellen!! Just an outstanding image, congratulations and the best of luck!! #10389941

Leslie McLain level-addict 10/29/2012 6:38:21 AM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Ellen. #10390039

frank w. degenhardt level-addict 10/29/2012 6:42:33 AM

Just love the way you composed the picture. Annie and I want to say a big Congratulations on your third Finalist dear friend. #10390056

Lorna Shutter 10/29/2012 7:04:32 AM

I knew we'd see this one again! CONGRATULATIONS on all three of your incredible Finalists this month!!!!! WTG, Ellen!!! Good luck in the next round, my dear friend!!! :) #10390125

Lorna Shutter 10/29/2012 7:05:07 AM

Forgot something:

Photobucket #10390131

Linda D. Lester level-addict 10/29/2012 7:17:23 AM

This is a beauty!!! Love the comp and color you captured....Congratulations! #10390173

Lindley Johnson level-addict 10/29/2012 7:51:54 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Ellen! #10390260

Amanda J. Tanner level-addict 10/29/2012 8:38:55 AM

Congratulations Ellen on this outstanding finalist! #10390512

Phyllis H. Burchett 10/29/2012 9:09:29 AM

Fabulous Ellen, big congrats! #10390685

Rona L. Schwarz 10/29/2012 9:18:35 AM

Love this one from the start, Ellen! SUPER CONGRATS on this wonderful Finalist! #10390738

Kathy Salerni level-addict 10/29/2012 10:36:46 AM

Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Elllen! Good luck in the next round! #10391108

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-addict 10/29/2012 11:00:40 AM

How could it not be a winner!! Congratulations, Ellen. #10391195

Nancy L. Green level-addict 10/29/2012 11:18:14 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Ellen on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <>< #10391295

Emile Abbott level-addict 10/29/2012 1:06:24 PM

Congratulations on another wonderful finalist, Ellen #10391858

Nancyj E. Hovey level-addict 10/29/2012 1:34:07 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10392002

Terry Cervi level-addict 10/29/2012 1:43:58 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Ellen! #10392053

Linda S. Smith level-addict 10/29/2012 2:06:04 PM

Congrats of your finalist win Ellen! Well deserved! Just gorgeous! #10392159

Val Feldman level-addict 10/29/2012 2:11:17 PM

Absolutely beautiful - no, stunningly beautiful!! :) It just HAS to be back with Gold attached. Warmest congrats from Mom and I (who loved it as much as me!) on an outstanding Finalist, Ellen! #10392184

Douglas Perry level-addict 10/29/2012 2:46:10 PM

Congrats! #10392344

Tammy Espino level-addict 10/29/2012 4:32:12 PM

Congrats on your awesome finalist :) Of course this will get gold!! #10392734

Carol Flisak level-addict 10/29/2012 4:46:13 PM

Huge congrats on your stunning finalist, Ellen! Best of luck in the next round! #10392810

Ann Coates level-addict 10/29/2012 5:07:44 PM

Congratulations on your stunning finalist Ellen. #10392944

Renee Doyle level-addict 10/29/2012 6:39:03 PM

Congratulations on this very beautiful finalist Ellen! #10393275

Guy D. Biechele level-addict 10/29/2012 8:16:34 PM

Love the color and comp. Congrats, Ellen. #10393495

Tiia Vissak level-addict 10/29/2012 11:55:13 PM

Congratulations! #10393777

Avril Young level-addict 10/30/2012 1:46:30 AM

congratulations Ellen..may be a winner! #10393826

Connie J. Bagot 10/30/2012 5:51:12 AM

Congratulations Ellen---a totally beautiful finalist (and soon to be totally beautiful winner)! #10394191

Heather Loewenhardt level-addict 10/30/2012 5:54:49 AM

Love the steamy mist and the beautiful light in this image Ellen. Congrats on another wonderful finalist. #10394202

Barbara Waldoch 10/30/2012 11:32:31 PM

Congratulations, so gorgeous! #10396536

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-addict 10/31/2012 12:02:30 AM

So beautiful and an amazing finalist Ellen. A huge Congratulations. #10396563

Debra R. Harder 10/31/2012 9:08:10 AM

Your work is always fabulous, Ellen! Huge congratulations on ALL your OUTSTANDING finalists!!! #10397290

Robert K. Bemus 10/31/2012 8:57:25 PM

Beautiful color and exposure...congratulations on your Finalist!! #10398374

Mary Dimitriw level-addict 11/3/2012 5:37:16 AM

Stunning Ellen, another well deserved Finalist!! #10401871

Joannie Bertucci level-addict 11/4/2012 3:36:00 PM

Stunning work Ellen and congrats on your finalist! #10404014

Merna L. Nobile 11/8/2012 12:58:47 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

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Exif: F Number: 18.2, ExposureTime: 2467537/100000 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 9/23/2012 4:54:02 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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