Summer Evening

© Ken Smith

Summer Evening

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/2/2014 3:47:24 AM

My absolute all time fav of this locale Mr Smith :)
Love it!! #1585241

Joy Rector 9/2/2014 5:14:07 AM

gorgeous #11123972

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 9/2/2014 5:18:06 AM 1

Love the long exposure on the sky, Ken. I have to agree with Renee....my fav of this locale too! #11123982

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 9/2/2014 5:20:52 AM

Beautiful exposure, colors and reflection. #11123988

John Rivera level-classic 9/2/2014 5:28:41 AM

Fabulous capture and work!!! #11123998

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/2/2014 7:14:19 AM

I will never that wonderful trip a few years ago Ken! This was one of my favorite places and you found the perfect timing and light...as always! #11124060

Anita Hogue 9/2/2014 10:27:11 AM

WOW, this is just so gorgeous, Ken! #11124263

Nancy L. Green level-classic 9/2/2014 10:31:18 AM

WOW!!!! This is absolutely STUNNING Ken, I bet we see this again!!! <>< #11124269

Leslie McLain level-classic 9/2/2014 6:11:59 PM

Fantastic capture, colors, and reflections, Ken. #11124635

Terry Cervi level-classic 9/2/2014 6:11:59 PM 1

This is absolutely breathtaking, Ken!! Love it! #11124636

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 9/2/2014 7:16:27 PM

You out did yourself! #11124686

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 9/3/2014 5:52:26 AM

Love the long exposure here Ken. #11124964

Wanda-Lynn Searles level-classic 9/3/2014 6:48:27 PM

Wow! Awesome capture!!! #11125418

Karen Bacon level-classic 9/4/2014 11:19:30 AM

stunning! #11125810

Candyce A. Herman level-classic 9/4/2014 1:07:35 PM

Love the look of the long exposure. great landscape shot !! #11125878

Harriet Feagin level-classic 9/4/2014 2:23:20 PM

Magical. I love the colors and the dreamy atmosphere. #11125947

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 9/4/2014 5:52:55 PM

Pure magic Ken! #11126073

Kathy Salerni level-classic 9/5/2014 12:37:22 AM

Wow, what a gorgeous capture, Ken! This will definitely have gold attached to it! Love it! #11126206

Cindy Bendush level-classic 9/9/2014 7:24:43 PM

I second Renee Ken - this is stunning and I'm sure we'll see it again! Faved! #11130340

Charlotte A. Mather 9/12/2014 7:48:19 AM

Beautiful Capture! The colors and reflection are great #11132710

Carolyn V Watson 9/13/2014 7:08:03 AM

Very beautiful! #11133296

Art Anders 9/16/2014 2:13:58 PM

Fantastic!! #11135654

Kathy Cline level-classic 9/17/2014 5:27:49 PM

SO SO PRETTY #11136528

Frank Cannon 9/22/2014 3:49:34 PM

Just beautiful Ken, just beautiful, congratulations #11141178

David Ledford 9/22/2014 5:46:28 PM

Very nice shot!! #11141337

Peggy Pfister level-classic 10/15/2014 10:39:02 AM

This is totally amazing, Ken. Grand prize in my opinion! #11159443

Harriet Feagin level-classic 10/15/2014 11:09:39 AM

Ken, I love this photo as stated before. I have a question. What category is this entered in? I have some lighthouse photos that I am entering in Landscape but got to thinking if I put them in the correct category. Man Made does not seem right and neither does travel and place. Any suggestions? Also I have a photo of morning glories on a barn wall. The flowers are important but so is the barn. Which category for that one? I miss the "Catch All" category. Thanks for any help afforded. #11159463

Lola M. level-classic 10/15/2014 12:54:25 PM

This is breathtakingly beautiful Ken!!! #11159551

Ken Smith level-classic 10/15/2014 4:52:57 PM

Peggy, Harriet, and Lola..thanks for your super comments! Harriet, I have it in N/L. I suppose it could go in T/P as well. I agree with you; catch all was nice for the reasons you cite. Check Details/Macro finalists from last month; many are more of the "catch-all" variety: http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/dynoGall2.asp?catID=64287&cn=Photography-Contest-Details-and-Macro-Photos&contestCatID=8&sortBye=New&mem4gall=0 Honestly, I don't know what category I'd put the barn/flower shot in. If you're somewhat zoomed in on the flowers, maybe I"d go for Flowers.
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Harriet Feagin level-classic 10/15/2014 7:53:37 PM

Thanks, Ken. #11159898

Harriet Feagin level-classic 10/15/2014 7:54:12 PM

Thanks, Ken. #11159900

Harriet Feagin level-classic 10/15/2014 7:54:12 PM

Thanks, Ken. #11159901

Harriet Feagin level-classic 10/15/2014 7:54:12 PM

Thanks, Ken. #11159902

Dayna Cain level-classic 10/16/2014 11:54:33 AM

Ken, this is absolutely stunning! WOW!!!!! #11160386

Nikki McDonald level-classic 10/22/2014 1:00:36 PM

This is sooooo gorgeous. I really want to go out shooting with you so you can show me when and where and how to use a neutral density filter effectively. I just got a variable one and now I don't know what to do with it LOL This really should go on. #11165442

tony w. austin 10/23/2014 6:22:19 AM

wow, this is just stunning. great job #11165970

Irene Colling level-classic 10/26/2014 7:21:40 PM

Stunning image Ken. This is one of my favorites for the month. #11168634

Eivor Kuchta level-classic 10/29/2014 8:54:30 AM

Fabulous! #11170659

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 10/30/2014 3:36:28 AM

Congratulations on your finalist award. I expect this to win big Ken. Thanks for sharing. #11171633

Jane Hirst 10/30/2014 9:44:24 AM

Very beautiful #11172413

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 10/30/2014 11:56:19 AM

CONGRATS, Ken.
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Eivor Kuchta 10/30/2014 5:56:45 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Ken! #11173324

Leslie McLain level-classic 10/31/2014 4:35:52 AM

Congrats on a stunning finalist, Ken. #11173700

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 10/31/2014 4:36:34 AM

Love this Ken, gorgeous scene, congrats on your winner #11173702

Leslie McLain level-classic 10/31/2014 4:36:36 AM

Congrats on a stunning winner, Ken. #11173703

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/31/2014 4:41:11 AM

Told you it was my all time fav :)
BIG congrats to you cb :) #11173711

Terry Cervi level-classic 10/31/2014 5:55:00 AM

Congrats on this gorgeous First Place win, Ken! #11173840

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 10/31/2014 6:14:16 AM

I knew this would be a huge winner Ken. I'm so happy for you. Congratulations!!! Superb!!! #11173873

Michael Frazier level-classic 10/31/2014 6:28:27 AM

Congrats on a great winner Sr. #11173882

Colette M. Metcalf 10/31/2014 7:32:56 AM

Huge congrats to you on your WIN, Ken!!! #11173960

Sharon Sawyer 10/31/2014 7:56:00 AM

When I was scrolling down the winners page, I saw the sky & thought to myself, that is one of Ken's photos & right I was. HUGE congratulations on your beautiful First Place Winner & your Fabulous Finalists!!! #11174004

Natasha Pliss level-classic 10/31/2014 8:04:08 AM

My warmest congratulations on your fabulous WINNER, Ken! #11174019

Dayna Cain level-classic 10/31/2014 8:28:47 AM

HUGE congrats Ken! #11174057

Linda D. Lester level-classic 10/31/2014 8:30:21 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations on your 1st place win! #11174059

Peggy Pfister level-classic 10/31/2014 8:31:47 AM

Big congrats on this well deserved First Place win, Ken! #11174064

Emile Abbott level-classic 10/31/2014 8:44:21 AM

Congratulations Ken on your first place winner. #11174088

Kathy Salerni level-classic 10/31/2014 8:49:44 AM

Congrats on your beautiful First Place wine, Ken! #11174100

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 10/31/2014 9:14:06 AM

Huge Congratulations on your beautiful First Place Winner, Ken!! #11174142

Ann Lyssenko level-classic 10/31/2014 9:45:34 AM

The simplicity of the scene, the colors and reflection make this a well deserved winner Ken. Congratulations! Ann #11174201

Beth W. DeBor level-classic 10/31/2014 10:14:59 AM

Congratulations on this stunning first place win, Ken. Love it. #11174229

Ellen Hodges level-classic 10/31/2014 11:19:25 AM

Huge congrats on a gorgeous winner, Ken!! #11174271

Lindley Johnson level-classic 10/31/2014 11:23:44 AM

Big congratulations on your stunning First Place Winner, Ken - a gorgeous long exposure landscape! #11174274

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 10/31/2014 12:09:21 PM

CONGRATS on your WINNER, Ken.
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Orsi 10/31/2014 12:12:23 PM

Congratulations,Ken!Beautiful! #11174334

Lola M. level-classic 10/31/2014 12:45:05 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved win!!! #11174381

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/31/2014 12:52:49 PM

BIG CONGRATS KEN! Soo well deserved too!
FIRST PLACE!! #11174407

Nancy L. Green level-classic 10/31/2014 12:58:27 PM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS Ken on this outstanding winner, WTG!!! <>< #11174418

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 10/31/2014 2:18:17 PM

Simply gorgeous, Ken!

Huge congrats on your First Place Win!
Debby #11174534

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 10/31/2014 2:42:08 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic 1st Place well deserved winner Ken!! #11174564

Carolyn V Watson 10/31/2014 3:18:53 PM

Congratulations! #11174605

Mitch Spence level-classic 10/31/2014 5:15:35 PM

Congratulations, Ken. Yep, I agree too about it being a favorite from this beautiful place. #11174683

Carol Eade level-classic 10/31/2014 5:26:54 PM

So beautiful and congratulations on your first place. #11174697

Madonna Ashman 11/1/2014 2:33:47 AM

Wow Ken this photo is so beautiful. Congrats!!
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Madonna Ashman 11/1/2014 2:34:23 AM

Wow Ken this photo is so beautiful. Congrats!!
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Madonna Ashman 11/1/2014 2:34:24 AM

Wow Ken this photo is so beautiful. Congrats!!
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Mary L. Olson level-classic 11/1/2014 11:35:20 AM

Congratulations #11175192

Mary L. Olson level-classic 11/1/2014 11:35:54 AM

Congratulations #11175193

Carol Quina level-classic 11/1/2014 4:48:54 PM

Gorgeous capture Ken! Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE GOLD! #11175445

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic 11/1/2014 9:17:18 PM

Congratulations on a gorgeous image! Makes me want to hop on the next plane! #11175629

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic 11/1/2014 9:17:50 PM

Congratulations on a gorgeous image! Makes me want to hop on the next plane! #11175630

Gail Sullivan level-classic 11/2/2014 6:29:24 AM

Wow, Ken...just beautiful! Congrats! #11175888

Harriet Feagin level-classic 11/2/2014 8:10:21 AM

Congratulations, Ken. I just knew this photo was a big winner. #11176020

Irene Colling level-classic 11/2/2014 1:49:08 PM

Congratulations Ken on this outstanding image with glorious color. #11176375

Ann H. Belus level-classic 11/4/2014 6:46:08 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Ken! #11178338

Cindy Bendush level-classic 11/5/2014 4:00:59 PM

This has been a fav of mine Ken. So glad to see it with gold. Congratulations! #11179053

Barbara Socor level-classic 11/8/2014 3:17:00 PM

Humbling beauty in this elegant composition....Absolutely memorable...Congrats on your First Place win, Ken... #11181413

Joan Classen level-classic 11/11/2014 5:27:57 PM

Congratulations, Ken! Wow! Beautiful work! #11184079

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Description

Eastern Nebraska, from last night at the same locale Iíve photographed before. I used a 10-stop neutral density filter for a 95 second exposure.

Exif: F Number: 14, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 95/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Uploaded on 9/2/2014 3:33:42 AM
Entered into contest on 9/2/2014 3:33:42 AM

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Camera: Canon 5D Mark III


BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Winner
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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