Simpson Desert, Australia

© Debbie Bray

Simpson Desert, Australia

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 6/20/2014 4:49:07 AM

Outstanding rich color - Great pov, depth and detail! #1576766

Randy K. Baldwin level-deluxe 6/20/2014 5:43:23 AM

Fantastic Color! #11068491

Colette M. Metcalf 6/20/2014 6:06:12 AM

Stunning!!! #11068502

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 6/20/2014 7:09:13 AM

Beautiful capture. Great color combo. #11068571

Lyn Darlington 6/22/2014 12:27:03 PM

Beautiful capture! #11069850

John Connolly 6/24/2014 3:07:36 PM

Birdsville is high on my bucket list Debbie! What a fantastic desert scene! #11070989

Peggy Pfister level-deluxe 7/3/2014 6:13:42 PM

Terrific, Debbie! There are so many great things about this image ... color, composition, texture, leading lines, beautiful minimalism ... Just marvelous! #11077686

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 7/28/2014 8:17:59 PM

Best luck with your gorgeous S/f's Deb! Has to be a winner!! #11093889

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 7/29/2014 7:14:54 AM

Wowza! What a great Staff Favorite Debbie. What a wonderful place to visit for photographers and you got the perfect comp on this too!

jo ann c. #11094186

Peggy Pfister level-deluxe 7/29/2014 8:18:56 AM

Not at all surprised to see this fabulous photo as a Staff Favorite, Debbie! Congrats and best of luck in the next round! #11094247

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 7/29/2014 8:45:13 AM

Amazing colors of blue and tan together. Fabulous texture. Gorgeous Staff Fav. Congrats Debbie. #11094266

Nancy L. Green level-deluxe 7/29/2014 9:52:17 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Deb on this wonderful SF!!! <>< #11094331

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 7/30/2014 5:08:38 AM

Terrific simplicity. Congratulations #11094967

Wm Nosal 7/30/2014 7:44:55 AM

Beautiful Capture, Debbie!
Congratulations! #11095106

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 7/30/2014 4:37:12 PM

Simply magnificent finalist, Debbie!

Congrats! #11095562

Wm Nosal 7/30/2014 5:14:03 PM

Congratulations Again, Debbie! #11095665

Carol Eade level-deluxe 7/30/2014 5:47:08 PM

Gorgeous finalist, Debbie, congratulations! #11095798

Peggy Pfister level-deluxe 7/30/2014 7:42:12 PM

Congrats again, Debbie! Hoping for gold for you! #11096011

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 7/30/2014 8:16:32 PM

Huge congrats and very beast luck with this beauty! #11096057

Ken Smith level-deluxe 7/31/2014 3:45:11 AM

Beautiful colors, Debbie. Congrats to you! #11096257

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 7/31/2014 4:32:18 AM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Debbie. Love those red dunes. #11096298

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 7/31/2014 7:12:36 AM

Congrats on wonderful finalist, Debbie #11096442

Merna L. Nobile 7/31/2014 11:53:18 AM

The diversity, quality and edition skills of your photography are amazing. Congratulations, Merna Nobile #11097132

John Connolly 7/31/2014 2:52:08 PM

Congratulations on your finalist award Debbie! This makes me want to visit there even more! #11097372

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 7/31/2014 5:50:46 PM

CONGRATS on this incredible finalist, Debbie.

Teresa A. Burnett level-deluxe 7/31/2014 8:11:24 PM

Congratulations on winning the Gold, Debbie!! #11097643

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 7/31/2014 8:14:14 PM

Big congrats on this Gold Winning image, Debbie! #11097646

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 7/31/2014 9:22:40 PM

Stunning image Debbie - the color is to die for! Congratulations on your beautiful gold! #11097751

Peggy Pfister level-deluxe 7/31/2014 9:30:39 PM

Big congrats on this fantastic winner, Debbie! WTG!! #11097761

Susan Williams level-deluxe 7/31/2014 11:04:36 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Gold winner, Debbie! #11097883

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 7/31/2014 11:48:53 PM

Well deserved GOLD MEDAL, Debbie. CONGRATS, my friend.

Colette M. Metcalf 8/1/2014 2:02:04 AM

Huge congrats on your WIN!!! #11097968

Mary K. Robison 8/1/2014 2:22:14 AM

Congratulations on your richly deserved Gold Winner, Debbie! #11097999

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 8/1/2014 3:45:39 AM

Beautiful winning capture. Congrats! #11098081

Randy K. Baldwin level-deluxe 8/1/2014 4:59:39 AM

Congrats Debbie! #11098182

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 8/1/2014 5:56:15 AM

Congrats on your beautiful win, Debbie! #11098244

Anita Hogue 8/1/2014 5:59:16 AM

Congratulations, Debbie! #11098254

Martha R. Mazon level-deluxe 8/1/2014 8:40:06 AM

Congrats on your fabulous winner, Debbie! #11098401

Gail Sullivan level-deluxe 8/1/2014 8:42:52 AM

Debbie...congrats on your win with this stunning image! #11098407

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 8/1/2014 9:19:20 AM

Congratulations Debbie on your gold winner. #11098460

Val Feldman level-deluxe 8/1/2014 11:37:21 AM

Waves of golden sand against the bluest sky - so striking, Ms D - excellent minimalistic effective composition...a winner from the gitgo! Congratulations on your stunning Gold Win, Debbie! #11098556

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 8/1/2014 1:51:50 PM

Congratulation on this super 2nd Place Winner Debbie!

jo ann c. #11098678

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 8/1/2014 2:27:28 PM

Huge congrats on your gold winner! #11098732

Carol Eade level-deluxe 8/1/2014 2:58:24 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Debbie! #11098756

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 8/1/2014 4:06:36 PM

Beautiful Debbie, big congrats! #11098823

Carol L. Fowler 8/1/2014 5:56:26 PM

Congrats on this awesome Win! #11098935

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 8/1/2014 6:33:38 PM

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Deb! Soooo glad to see this! #11099053

Kathy Shogren level-deluxe 8/1/2014 6:38:05 PM

This is so lovely Debbie. Big congrats on your win! #11099059

Bill Whala level-deluxe 8/1/2014 6:39:32 PM

Congratulations for this beautiful Second Place, Debbie!! Very well deserved. #11099063

Avril Young level-deluxe 8/2/2014 3:00:57 AM

Huge congrats Debs, this is so stunning, love the colour ...all your photography is out of this world... #11099212

Gord MacEachern level-deluxe 8/2/2014 3:04:00 AM

Big congrats on your gold here \Debbie, very well deserved my friend!! #11099216

Renata Gusciora level-deluxe 8/2/2014 7:28:23 PM

This is wonderful! Big congratulations on your Winner, Debbie!!!:-) #11099798

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 8/3/2014 5:55:31 AM

Congratulations on this stunning image #11100075

Robert R. Goodman level-deluxe 8/3/2014 6:37:46 AM

Big Congratulations on your beautiful win!!!! #11100115

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe 8/3/2014 11:13:38 AM

The light and contrast is amazing in this image Debbie. Congrats on your well deserved win. #11100357

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 8/4/2014 5:56:25 AM

Flawless! Congrats on your "stunning" gold badge win Debbie! #11101036

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 8/4/2014 7:42:08 AM

Your desert images are spectacular, Debbie - I'm so happy to see this one with the gold! The rich blues and golds are gorgeous, the composition flawless, and the textures are wonderful. Congratulations! #11101095

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe 8/4/2014 6:58:30 PM

Outstanding Winner Debbie! #11101732

Nadia Paul level-deluxe 8/5/2014 12:28:18 AM

Simple and simply beautiful Debbie - congrats on your win! #11101850

Stan J. Bendkowski level-deluxe 8/14/2014 2:02:21 AM

Fantastic image, Debbie. Congratulations! #11107698

Sheryl Worboys level-deluxe 8/17/2014 1:30:21 AM

Wow, stunning:) #11109963

sungjoo moon level-deluxe 8/18/2014 4:45:09 AM

nice #11110541

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-deluxe 8/18/2014 7:34:35 AM

Wonderful scene, composition and colours in this excellent capture, Debbie!! #11110623

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-deluxe 8/18/2014 7:36:14 AM

and Huge congratulations on this superb winner!! #11110624

Kevin M. Woodbury 11/23/2014 3:09:11 PM

What a great contrast of color. Very well done...great detail and exposure as well. #11193859

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 3/11/2016 2:50:12 PM


Kevin M. Woodbury 3/12/2016 1:25:25 AM

Wonderful color, great graphics, exposure, composition, texture...very very nice #11446091

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We have just spent 4 wonderful days in Birdsville beside the Simpson Desert in Queensland's outback. The desert holds a special kind of beauty, as the shifting sands blow from under our soles.

Exif: F Number: 10, ExposureTime: 100/63999 seconds, ISO: 250, FocalLength: 30.00 mm, Model: SLT-A99V

Uploaded on 6/20/2014 4:23:57 AM
Entered into contest on 6/20/2014 4:23:57 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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