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Ken Smith level-classic 11/3/2012 6:28:42 AM

One more.. #1496192

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 11/3/2012 7:07:35 AM

You did make it to Bodie. Wasn't that the coolest place? I wish I had 2 more days to wander around there. Did you use your Ir there?

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 11/3/2012 7:36:23 AM

Love your comp on this Ken. Fantastic work as always. #10402017

Jeff Robinson level-classic 11/3/2012 7:50:37 AM

Great perspective and capture of this iconic place!! #10402044

Michael Frazier level-classic 11/3/2012 8:05:16 AM

Great capture, and comp Sr. #10402066

Nina Shields level-classic 11/3/2012 12:00:33 PM

Ken, thanks for the history lesson; what an amazing place; love your use of the wagon wheel as a powerful FG and framing element; high impact!! #10402344

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 11/3/2012 12:47:00 PM

These are nice!! Hope to go there one day!!! #10402429

John Connolly level-classic 11/3/2012 1:34:34 PM

Wonderful captures from this historic old ghost town, Ken! I can envisage a heap of photographic opportunities around this town! #10402543

Jill Odice level-classic 11/5/2012 7:26:01 AM

Glad you made it there :-) Bodie is one of my all time favorite places to go anytime of year it is special...This is going into my favs ! #10405199

Renee Doyle level-classic 11/6/2012 12:50:06 AM

Very cool framing, dof and pov Ken!! #10406357

Debra R. Harder 12/28/2012 8:39:20 AM

This is just great framing and excellent dof, Ken! Congrats again on another brilliant finalist!! #10483358

Ellen Hodges level-classic 12/28/2012 8:50:25 AM

Huge congrats on your gorgeous finalists!!!! Best luck!!! #10483395

Emile Abbott level-classic 12/28/2012 12:00:33 PM

Congrats on another awesome finalist, Ken. #10484382

Sharon Day level-classic 12/28/2012 12:54:46 PM

Very cool, Ken! I love it. Congratulations again! #10484631

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 12/28/2012 2:56:43 PM

I love this from the first time I saw it, Ken. A big congrats to you on your finalist and best of luck to you in the next round. #10484959

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 12/28/2012 6:53:59 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Ken. #10485680

Peggy Pfister level-classic 12/28/2012 8:06:00 PM

Congrats on a terrific finalist! #10485864

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 12/29/2012 7:29:21 AM

Super use of depth and framing Ken, congratulations!! #10486664

John Connolly level-classic 12/29/2012 11:21:05 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Ken, this is a superb image! #10487126

Nancy L. Green level-classic 12/29/2012 12:03:17 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Ken on your wonderful finalist, WTG my friend!!! <>< #10487298

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/30/2012 10:17:55 AM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Ken! #10489548

Stefania Barbier level-classic 12/31/2012 12:05:34 AM

Love your comp and colors Ken... Congratulations on your gorgeous win!!! #10490634

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 12/31/2012 3:13:58 AM

Congrats, Ken!! #10490784

Michelle Alton level-classic 12/31/2012 3:22:26 AM

Masterful work from a great master (you!)
Congratulations Ken, and wishing you a Happy New Year! #10490807

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 12/31/2012 3:26:49 AM

A BIG congrats to you Ken!!!! #10490822

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 12/31/2012 3:55:12 AM

Congrats on a great winner. #10490889

Kathy Cline level-classic 12/31/2012 4:31:31 AM

Congratulations and have a BLESSED NEW YEAR! #10491006

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 12/31/2012 5:07:23 AM

Perfection...Congrats on your well deserved Gold Winner Ken!

jo ann c. #10491133

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 12/31/2012 6:21:29 AM

Congrats on your win Ken! #10491329

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 12/31/2012 7:53:27 AM

I love it when you make a Finalist or Gold List. Each one of your images is a window to a different place or subject and is always interesting. Beyond that, your photographic experience and talent is always present. Congratulations, Ken. #10491599

Memoriee G. Sconce level-classic 12/31/2012 7:58:06 AM

Congrats on this one great POV.
Memoriee #10491618

Debra R. Harder 12/31/2012 8:51:16 AM

Your POV, details and comp are perfection, Ken! Huge congratulations on your BRILLIANT GOLD WINNER!! #10491812

Jeana Clark level-classic 12/31/2012 9:00:00 AM

A place I'd love to go see someday!
Congratulations Ken on this outstanding Winner!!

~J~ #10491827

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 12/31/2012 9:41:41 AM

Love the framing on this, Ken. Gorgeous. Huge congrats on your beautiful Gold. #10491938

David Phalen level-classic 12/31/2012 10:08:09 AM

BIG Congrats on a terrific Winner!! #10491999

Stan Kwasniowski 12/31/2012 10:14:57 AM

Ken, congratulations, excellent #10492016

Photographer 12/31/2012 12:15:37 PM

A Very BIG congrats to you for your outstanding 2nd Place Gold Ken. I am so Happy you Won For This Image. All of you images are Simply Outstanding #10492376

Emile Abbott level-classic 12/31/2012 12:58:31 PM

Congratulations on your gold winner, Ken. #10492500

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 12/31/2012 12:59:12 PM

As always, great eye; beautiful capture. Congratulations!! #10492502

Linda D. Lester level-classic 12/31/2012 4:25:57 PM

Yeah Ken! Congratulations on your win!

Tammy Espino level-classic 12/31/2012 4:33:54 PM

Congrats on your win :) #10492845

Ann H. Belus level-classic 1/1/2013 8:24:27 PM

Congratulations on this awesome gold winner, Ken! #10494798

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 1/2/2013 4:41:21 PM

Whoa!Congrats on your Gold! #10496213

Mary L. Olson level-classic 1/2/2013 9:44:45 PM

Excellent image, Ken. Congratulations on your Gold winner. #10496629

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/3/2013 7:19:23 PM

Big congrats on this amazing WINNER, Ken! WTG, my friend!

Renee Doyle level-classic 1/6/2013 5:54:29 PM

BIG congrats to you Mr Smith on this wonderful gold winner!!! #10502655

Merna L. Nobile 1/20/2013 11:09:52 AM

January is a month of reflection for me, I remember how privileged I was to observe all the outstanding work and beautiful photographs of the past year. For the last time this year, I would be honored to congratulate you for your spectacular work and willingness to share with all of us, Happy New Year, Merna Nobile

Shawn Jennings level-classic 1/24/2013 6:54:13 AM

Congratulations on your win, Ken! #10532503

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From the Bodie ghost town in the Sierras.

As a gold town, it boomed from late 1877 through mid- to late 1880. By 1915, it was mostly deserted.

Bodie is now an authentic Wild West ghost town. The town was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1961, and in 1962 it became Bodie State Historic Park. A total of 170 buildings remained.

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 63.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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