First Snow at Bryce Canyon

© John D. Roach

First Snow at Bryce Canyon

Michelle Alton level-classic 12/13/2012 7:41:04 AM

Wow. Very pretty that way. #1503377

John D. Roach level-classic 12/13/2012 7:44:26 AM

Thank you so much.......I was delighted to have this image be an honorable mention as a finalist (almost got second place, I am told) in a photo competition in Wisconsin recently. #10462923

Lynn M. Whitt level-classic 12/13/2012 8:28:21 AM

Beautiful colors and composition. #10462974

John D. Roach level-classic 12/13/2012 8:35:53 AM

Lynn, thank you for the nice comments. By the way, you have some awesome images in your gallery. #10462986

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 12/13/2012 9:11:00 AM

Beautiful comp. and capture. Love the snow. We were there in June 2012 and spent 4 nights. Had a great time. Very beautiful. #10463024

John D. Roach level-classic 12/13/2012 9:15:34 AM

Tammy, thank you! I enjoyed your gallery, too. #10463030

John Connolly level-classic 12/13/2012 11:59:05 AM

A magnificent scene and capture John! Your gallery is really outstanding! #10463235

Craig D. Minton level-classic 12/13/2012 9:18:52 PM

Great lighting and depth to this image, John. #10463648

Ann Lyssenko level-classic 12/15/2012 11:49:59 AM

Nothing quite like the magic of Bryce Canyon in the snow. Beautiful image! Ann #10465422

Linda S. Smith level-classic 12/18/2012 7:56:16 PM

What an outstanding capture John! I can only imagine how beautiful it must have been to have seen this glorious sight in person!!! #10469907

John D. Roach level-classic 12/19/2012 5:05:04 AM

John, Craig, Ann, and Linda...thank you for the nice comments. It was a magical morning when the heavy rain storm of the night before turned to snow and then it started to clear. #10470361

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-classic 1/24/2013 5:56:56 AM

Beautiful #10532310

John D. Roach level-classic 1/24/2013 6:15:01 AM

Judges,

Thank you....it was a wonderous morning, that I will never forget. This one of many where I captured the light in a special way due to the snow, sun and clouds over the luminous Bryce Canyon.

John #10532385

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 1/25/2013 12:58:43 PM

Are you amazed at the vivid colors, sharpness and composition of your photographs? Well the judges are, CONGRATULATIONS you are a winner for the month of December, 2012!
Merna
#10536867

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Description

December 2012 BetterPhoto.com Finalist. 2nd Prize at the 2013 Photography Competition at the Union League of Chicago. It rained hard the night before and turned to snow on October 6, 2011. This was the result after sun rise; this wonderful fluffy snow over the brilliant color of the Bryce Canyon Landscape. During the day, snow squalls were interspersed with moments of brilliant sun. This scene was an early morning capture taken with my Nikon Coolpix P7000 while waiting to set up my tripod with my SLR in a good position given the number of folks enjoying the early morning vista and light.

Exif: F Number: 3.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/850 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.70 mm, Model: COOLPIX P7000

Uploaded on 12/13/2012 6:35:27 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon Coolpix P7000

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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