Lyn Darlington 1/1/2013 3:19:11 AM

Wonderful colours and Silhouette! #1506439

Carolyn M. Fletcher 1/1/2013 3:28:29 AM

Beautiful shot! Happy New Year and may 2013 be way better for us both! #10493385

Jack Gaskin 1/1/2013 3:49:07 AM

GREAT COMP Gorgeous results a WOW !!

Happy New Year
Jack #10493412

Bojan Bencic 1/1/2013 4:00:38 AM

Beautiful photo, Jeff. Happy New Year! #10493424

Tammy M. Anderson 1/1/2013 4:16:43 AM

Beautiful colors and comp. Happy New Year! #10493441

Karen E. Michaels 1/1/2013 4:30:56 AM

Your timing is impeccable, Jeff. Love the tree in the middle of the sun.
Composition is great.
Happy New Year. #10493463

Gord MacEachern 1/1/2013 4:51:56 AM

Beautiful image along with great advice Jeff,Best Wishes for 2013!!! #10493484

Randy K. Baldwin 1/1/2013 4:54:19 AM

Nice Shot Jeff! Happy New Year! #10493490

Tiia Vissak 1/1/2013 5:10:32 AM

a wonderful view! #10493512

Monnie Ryan 1/1/2013 5:24:48 AM

Fabulous! Happy New Year, Jeff! #10493540

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/1/2013 5:30:15 AM

So dynamic, truly outstanding Jeff. #10493553

Joannie Bertucci 1/1/2013 6:23:53 AM

Oh man, it doesn't get any better than this Jeff! Gorgeous! Happy New Year to you and yours! :-) #10493627

Robert R. Goodman 1/1/2013 6:28:58 AM

Beautiful way to start the year,Jeff.Stunning capture.Happy New Year and TKW Day!!!!! #10493640

Claudia Kuhn 1/1/2013 6:41:21 AM

Gorgeous image Jeff. Happy New Year to you and Leena #10493655

Jyri Vissak 1/1/2013 6:44:20 AM

Absolutely beautiful! #10493660

Leslie J. Morris 1/1/2013 7:17:51 AM

Great Image. Happy New Year Jeff! #10493730

Mike Clime 1/1/2013 7:18:16 AM

Very beautiful sunrise, Jeff! Happy New Year! #10493732

Connie J. Bagot 1/1/2013 7:54:59 AM

Very beautiful image (totally love that sun!). Happy New Year! #10493791

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/1/2013 8:21:02 AM

Wow, great image, great title, and it's a fav!

Happy New Year!
Debby #10493849

Linda L. Ruiz 1/1/2013 9:20:21 AM

Perfect for the new year. great shot #10493971

Ujjwal Mukherjee 1/1/2013 9:42:23 AM

Fabulous comp.,colours and capture,Jeff! Happy New Year!! #10493996

Marijana Fajgl 1/1/2013 10:01:14 AM

This tree is on the perfect place! Fantastic scene, Jeff! Happy New Year! #10494031

Reynaldo D. Reyes 1/1/2013 10:07:37 AM

Great photography Jeff, as always. A happy New Year to you and yours. #10494043

David Phalen 1/1/2013 10:13:56 AM

Beautiful!! The light, tones and comp are excellent!!

Happy New Year to you and Leena!! #10494056

Phyllis A. Houghton 1/1/2013 11:24:23 AM

Beautiful sunrise! Love the tree silhouette, colors, clarity and curves of water. Happy New Year, Jeff! #10494164

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 1/1/2013 12:39:11 PM

Happy New Year Jeff

Wishing you and yours good health!

Happy T~K~W Day Too ;0) #10494264

John Connolly 1/1/2013 12:46:01 PM

A great shot and well worth waiting for Jeff!
Happy New Year! #10494269

Katherine Kuhn 1/1/2013 1:14:21 PM

Gorgeous color & great composition, Jeff! Someday I have to shoot your TX skies! #10494314

Marcel J. Fernandez 1/1/2013 1:15:51 PM

A very rich and beautiful sunset. Happy New Year, Jeff. #10494316

Stephen Zacker 1/1/2013 2:01:25 PM

Awesome. Like the sun behind the tree. Happy New Year. #10494386

Thomas E. Hinds 1/1/2013 3:18:06 PM

Great capture, Jeff! Incredible color! Have a great New Year! #10494486

Ellen Hodges 1/1/2013 3:33:36 PM

Super timing and gorgeous color, Jeff!! Like your thoughts about the new year, too! #10494503

Mary Timman 1/1/2013 5:13:40 PM

Stunning capture. Happy New Year! #10494618

Ann H. Belus 1/1/2013 8:41:48 PM

Absolutely gorgeous, Jeff! Happy New Year #10494811

Barbara Waldoch 1/1/2013 10:30:13 PM

It's a beauty, Jeff! #10494863

Mariann Kovats 1/2/2013 12:05:56 AM

Oh, this is absolutely gorgeous, Jeff! I hope, we'll see this again! #10494908

Photographer 1/2/2013 2:10:05 AM

Another classic image from you Jeff. Love the warm tones and fine details here.. Always a pleasure to view your work.. #10494989

frank w. degenhardt 1/2/2013 2:13:54 AM

The colors are just gorgeous. What a peaceful scene of tranquility. Love the water, the silhouettes, the locations of the sun. I especially love that tree sticking up in the middle of the sun. The title is perfect, seeing this would renew any spirit my friend. Beautiful work Jeff. #10494995

Jeff Robinson 1/2/2013 3:27:39 AM

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #10495087

Nancy L. Green 1/2/2013 7:50:57 AM

This is one SPECTACULAR sun rise my friend, VERY well done!! <>< #10495460

Amanda J. Tanner 1/2/2013 10:37:13 AM

Beautiful viewing and it is a time to renew our thoughts and spirit! Happy New Year Jeff! #10495685

Patrick Rouzes 1/2/2013 10:56:40 AM

Light, colors, reflections and mood are breathtaking, Jeff! Great message too! #10495713

ALLEN O. HOWARD 1/2/2013 11:46:13 AM

A super composition and a beautiful sunset! What a great combo Jeff!!! #10495835

Emile Abbott 1/2/2013 2:34:38 PM

Wonderful tones, silhouettes and message Jeff. Awesome. #10496046

Randy D. Dinkins 1/2/2013 5:56:57 PM

Beautiful start to the year, great (!!) shot. Happy New Year. #10496321

Carol L. Fowler 1/2/2013 6:10:48 PM

Perfect composition with superb colors #10496373

Harriet Feagin 1/2/2013 6:47:15 PM

I know how hard this shot is to expose correctly and you nailed it. Great job. #10496445

Terry Cervi 1/2/2013 7:29:26 PM

Amazing colors in this beautiful capture, Jeff! #10496490

Paul E. Earl 1/3/2013 1:53:22 AM

WOW!! Very beautiful!! #10496755

Jeff Robinson 1/3/2013 3:11:18 AM

Thank You!! Jeff #10496799

Rona L. Schwarz 1/3/2013 10:18:30 PM

Very cool capture, Jeff! Striking composition and a wonderful photographic start to the new year! #10498310

Jeff Robinson 1/4/2013 3:12:13 AM

Thank You Rona! Jeff #10498510

Marilyn K. Lincecum 1/5/2013 10:10:20 AM

Beautiful way to start the New Year. Fantastic light, comp and color. #10500718

Linda S. Smith 1/5/2013 12:28:19 PM

Beautiful Jeff! #10500934

Jeff Robinson 1/6/2013 2:43:30 AM

Thank You! Jeff #10501515

Cassie L. Woodlee 1/7/2013 4:59:28 AM

Been away from BP for awhile and come back to try and catch up and all I have to say is one word for this image, AMAZING!!! #10503388

Jeff Robinson 1/8/2013 3:19:23 AM

Thank You Cassie - Welcome back! Jeff #10504745

Leslie McLain 1/8/2013 10:00:43 AM

Beautiful capture and colors, Jeff. #10505228

Jeff Robinson 1/8/2013 4:07:14 PM

Thank You Leslie! Jeff #10505696

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/10/2013 7:42:48 AM

Looks like a winner to me Jeff, bet we see this one again for sure!

jo ann c. #10508225

Jeff Robinson 1/10/2013 3:56:12 PM

Thank You Jo Ann! Jeff #10508719

Maria Coulson 1/21/2013 6:56:02 AM

And what a perfect picture you found for this occasion, Happy New Year to you too! #10525887

Summer A. Kozisek 1/21/2013 9:30:20 PM

Stunning capture! #10526952

Jeff Robinson 1/22/2013 3:05:10 AM

Thank You Maria and Summer! Jeff #10527314

Inge S. Lasmana 1/24/2013 6:07:30 AM

Amazing shot, Jeff #10532363

Jeff Robinson 1/24/2013 3:47:51 PM

Thank You Inge! Jeff #10534576

Rod Partington 1/28/2013 1:36:57 PM

Outstanding photo Jeff! Love the tree in the middle,that's harder to expose for than most people think. Well done.

Jeff Robinson 1/28/2013 3:33:49 PM

Thank You Rod! Jeff #10542867

Stefania Barbier 2/25/2013 2:02:34 AM

wonderful finalist... congratulations!!! #10582717

Lyn Darlington 2/25/2013 3:01:19 AM

Congrats on your finalist! #10582797

Renee Doyle 2/25/2013 3:36:22 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist Jeff!! #10582853

Robert R. Goodman 2/25/2013 4:23:03 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist my friend!!! #10582964

Deborah C. Lewinson 2/25/2013 5:45:00 AM

Congrats, Jeff, on your stunning finalist!

Debby #10583120

Mitch Spence 2/25/2013 9:56:27 AM

Another extraordinary sunrise from you (and nature) Jeff, and a lovely start to the new year. Congratulations on the finalist. #10583955

Bojan Bencic 2/25/2013 10:00:53 AM

Fantastic. Congratulations on your finalist, Jeff! #10583968

Emile Abbott 2/25/2013 10:16:28 AM

Congratulations on another gorgeous finalist, Jeff. #10584019

Marijana Fajgl 2/25/2013 11:18:04 AM

Love this one, Jeff! Big congratulations on your well deserved finalist! #10584195

Nadia Paul 2/25/2013 1:32:50 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Jeff! #10584417

Marilyn K. Lincecum 2/25/2013 1:40:23 PM

Beautiful Jeff..Congratulations on a well deserved finalist and good luck in the next round. #10584431

Tammy Espino 2/25/2013 4:10:29 PM

Congrats!!! :) #10584704

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/25/2013 4:58:19 PM

Whoooooo hooo Jeff, huge congrats! #10584808

Ken Smith 2/25/2013 5:05:54 PM

A beauty, Jeff. Congrats to you on this!! #10584830

Carol Eade 2/25/2013 8:03:24 PM

Beautiful capture, Jeff, congratulations on your finalist! #10585370

Ann Coates 2/25/2013 10:23:27 PM

Congratulations again Jeff. #10585570

Debra R. Harder 2/26/2013 7:35:45 AM

This is glorious, Jeff! Love the light, colors and comp. Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #10586279

ALLEN O. HOWARD 2/26/2013 2:04:44 PM

What a super finalist!!! Congratulations Jeff! #10586879

Patrick Rouzes 2/26/2013 2:44:02 PM

Surreal, my friend! CONGRATS & good luck, Jeff!

Mary Beth Aiello 2/27/2013 8:18:44 AM

Perfection in every way, Jeff. Love it.
Huge congrats on this spectacular finalist. #10588109

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/27/2013 12:39:22 PM

Ohhh Jeff...sooo beautiful! You are on a roll, congrats again on another lovely finalist! #10588498

Tamara K. Walker 2/27/2013 5:52:07 PM

Wonderful warm glow, congratulations, #10588925

Heather Loewenhardt 2/28/2013 1:15:44 AM

Wonderful simplicity with a colourful glow Jeff. Congrats on your wonderful finalist award. #10589203

Jeff Robinson 3/1/2013 5:45:07 AM

Thanks Everyone! Jeff #10591282

Merna L. Nobile 3/23/2013 2:50:11 PM

What a great way to start a new year! Your award winning photographs go from Editorís Pick to Finalist and hopefully to Gold.
CONGRATULATIONS for the month of January, 2013!

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**A New Day - A New Year**

Time to renew our spirit - This is the one day a year that we all believe that our goals and dreams are possible - Go out there and make it happen - Happy New Year!!

Canon 100-400L IS at 400mm. ISO 100, 1/400 @ f6.3, EC +1/3 (*The first week of Winter I am able to catch the sunrise when it perfectly aligns with this old tree that is protruding from the lake)

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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