The Perfect Pair

© Adam Burton

The Perfect Pair

Mary Timman Student 12/3/2005 8:49:33 AM

Oh my..this is beautiful. You composed it so well and the scene is just gorgeous.
Beautifully done. #353646

Brinn MacDougall 12/3/2005 8:53:12 AM

Well done, Adam..it's just lovely!! #2148611

Cyn D Valentine 12/3/2005 9:10:29 AM

Gorgeous colors! Great composition and light! Really beautiful! #2148661

David N. Lindberg 12/3/2005 10:37:43 AM

Well done Adam! Focus, composition and impact; it's all there. #2148867

Janine Russell 12/3/2005 4:12:11 PM

Adam, awesome colors, clarity, detail and composition. #2149359

Tamera Phillips 12/3/2005 5:57:39 PM

What a beautiful photo Adam. Being Norwegian and having never been to Norway this shows me the wonder of this area. Glad you kept going back!! #2149547

Kim S. Hite 12/3/2005 8:32:37 PM

BEAUTIFUL! The colors and composition are stunning. #2149877

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 3/12/2006 1:46:42 PM

Great composition & capture of light #2524540

Helen N. McHugh 3/29/2006 1:17:42 AM

So glad you returned to that location,Adam!What a beautiful image!Congrats on "Photo of the Day"! Well deserved! #2586293

Evy Johansen 3/29/2006 1:45:52 AM

Wow.... Stunning image, Adam!! Big congratulations on your well deserved POTD! #2586304

Bill Houghton 3/29/2006 2:42:16 AM

This is such a beautiful scene. Congratulations on a job well done. #2586401

Siete Meeter 3/29/2006 2:49:19 AM

Well done, Adam..it's just lovely!!

#2586425

Joy Rector 3/29/2006 3:02:53 AM

congrast on the POTD #2586474

Joy Rector 3/29/2006 3:02:58 AM

congrast on the POTD #2586476

Joy Rector 3/29/2006 3:12:40 AM

congrast on the POTD #2586508

Els De Winter 3/29/2006 4:03:14 AM

Beautiful image, Adam! Congratulations. #2586619

RC Fritz 3/29/2006 4:05:45 AM

Congratulation on the P O T D, Adam!! #2586625

Sherri Conley 3/29/2006 4:23:13 AM

Wow ~ what a shot! Congrats on POTD, Adam! #2586674

Ed Heaton 3/29/2006 4:43:05 AM

Great job Adam! Congrats on POTD :-) #2586741

Amy Jackson 3/29/2006 4:47:12 AM

Beautiful image, Adam!!! Wonderful capture! Congratulations on POTD! #2586755

Cindy K. Bracken 3/29/2006 4:53:56 AM

Adam,
This is beautiful! Congratualtions!!
Cindy Bracken
the shuttermom community #2586773

Muriel Jackson 3/29/2006 4:54:48 AM

Absolutely fantastic picture Adam. Wonderful light and composition. I am certain that you should resubmit this to the competition. I cannot understand why it has not won anything. There must have been some great competition in December! #2586777

Carla Hazzam 3/29/2006 5:27:48 AM

this is awsome,congratulations on the picture of the day. #2586827

Kay Beausoleil 3/29/2006 5:51:16 AM

Superb light, Adam -- congratulations on your well-deserved POTD! #2586895

Rob Timmins 3/29/2006 5:57:57 AM

Very nice, Adam. Congratulations on your POTD! #2586920

Brooke Peterschmidt 3/29/2006 7:26:16 AM

What a wonderful picture showing the stunning beauty of Norway! Just last night I was looking through pictures of Norway, dreaming about when I can go back and visit again- it's the most beautiful place on earth!

Just out of curiosity, do you happen to know the name of this fjord? Congratulations on a marvelous photo! #2587175

Nancy Donnell 3/29/2006 7:45:47 AM

How soothing. It gives such a feeling of peace. Great compostition. Congratulations! #2587248

James E. Coleman 3/29/2006 7:54:05 AM

Adam,
The only problem I can see with this photo is that I am not there to shoot it and get in one of the boats and look around!
Nicely done! Glad your shot was given attention, I can see why!
Jim #2587285

Claudette Foote 3/29/2006 8:17:57 AM

Awesome Adam.
Congratulations on your POTD
love the rich colors
awesome treament just beautifully done.. #2587356

Leanne M.E. Boyd 3/29/2006 8:18:53 AM

Wonderful shot, Adam - congratulations on your POTD! #2587361

Deborah Sandidge 3/29/2006 8:25:36 AM

Your dedication has paid off, congratulations on your exceptional POTD, Adam! #2587381

Devon McCarroll 3/29/2006 8:42:46 AM

Beautiful shot! Congrats on POTD! #2587428

Martin J. Preslar 3/29/2006 9:36:58 AM

Fantastic POTD! Well seen! :) #2587525

Sharrie Thomas 3/29/2006 9:50:23 AM

This is just beautiful. I'd love to be there. Great job!! #2587580

Pu Chen 3/29/2006 11:01:57 AM

Great eyes and beautifully done, Adam! Congratulations on your POTD! #2587856

Jenny Bosmans 3/29/2006 11:30:00 AM

Superb capture, Adam!! Big Congratulations!! #2587953

Bill Wyatt 3/29/2006 11:37:20 AM

Wonderful capture Adam! #2587980

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 3/29/2006 11:50:49 AM

A lesson learned about the importance of being patient and getting the shot, this is beautiful!! Great potd, congratulations!! #2588036

Katleen R. Struckle 3/29/2006 11:53:41 AM

Just a beautiful image. Congrats on POTD!! #2588046

Mary Clarke 3/29/2006 11:54:49 AM

Congratulations, Adam, on this wonderful POTD - your patience was well rewarded. #2588049

Kristina Castagnola 3/29/2006 12:22:50 PM

Where in Norway is this? I have been to Norway myself (western shores of the Oslo Fjord) and am always glad to see other photographers who have been there. Great lighting and it definitely captures a bit of Norway. Good job! #2588132

Bob Chance 3/29/2006 12:37:32 PM

The kind of scene most photographers only get to dream about.
Absolutely gourgeous!
The subject, the composition. The stormy sky in the background really adds to the depth as well as the brightly lit gunwale on the foreground boat. As close to perfect as it gets.
Congratulations! #2588175

Mike F. Anderson 3/29/2006 4:36:35 PM

Incredible capture Adam! This image looks like something that we can only dream about stumbling upon. It's the kind of scene that for lack of ever really finding one like it, painters create one of their own with everything in it that would create the perfect scene and then here you've found for real. Not only is the scene beautiful, but you have done an excellent job with your composition, lighting, exposure, mood and just about everything else that makes a perfect landscape. Congratulations on the POTD and I agree with others above that this should be reentered into the contest. It's breathtaking! #2588906

Wendy Stevenson 3/29/2006 5:38:53 PM

Beautiful image Adam! You were wise to go back and wait until all was right and your perseverance has paid off - this is really stunning!! Congratulations on a fine POTD!!! #2589022

Anita Taylor 3/29/2006 5:54:42 PM

Stunning image, Adam! Kudos to you for waiting patiently for the right moment :) Congratulations on POTD! #2589054

Terri L. Scribner 3/30/2006 4:05:21 AM

Congratulations on this stunning POTD!! #2590176

Stefan G 3/30/2006 6:53:35 AM

Congratulations on POTD, Adam! Beautiful composition, great mood, outstanding image! #2590577

Keith L. Clayton 4/2/2006 6:00:56 PM

This is so nice, Adam. Well done!! #2601205

Mike F. Anderson 4/25/2006 1:23:39 PM

Adam - Congratulations on your finalist! #2686622

Barbara J. Eads 4/25/2006 8:35:50 PM

A very pretty capture, congrats on your finalist! #2690496

Cyn D Valentine 4/25/2006 8:38:18 PM

Congratulations...beautiful image!! #2690505

Jenny Bosmans 4/26/2006 3:53:38 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Adam!! #2692042

Leanne M.E. Boyd 4/26/2006 8:44:32 AM

Congratulations Adam! #2693292

Cathy Barrows 4/28/2006 4:06:54 PM

Congrats on your 1st Place Win....stunning #2703064

Larry Lawhead 4/28/2006 7:10:05 PM

Congratulations on the great winner, Adam!

      LarryL 

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Mike F. Anderson 4/28/2006 8:16:26 PM

I knew it was a winner! Congratulations Adam! #2703926

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/29/2006 12:06:13 AM

Congratulations on your win! I like the perspective! #2704201

Mick Burkey 4/29/2006 1:00:25 PM

Wonderful picture, Adam. Great capture of a great looking place. Congrats on the win!! #2705982

Jenny Bosmans 4/29/2006 1:11:38 PM

Big Congratulations on your First place Winner, Adam!! #2706021

Helen Green 4/29/2006 1:48:41 PM

It certainly paid off returning after the rain, it is a beautiful photo. Congratulations on the win. #2706131

Corinne M. Thompson 4/29/2006 4:59:42 PM

Congrats on receiving Second Place! #2706566

Sherrye Nozaki 5/8/2006 12:21:48 AM

Great image...great clarity...great title...nice coloring...superb! #2736221

Ola Laguna 5/10/2006 6:32:56 AM

Congratulations! I love everything about this picture. #2746415

Morteza Safataj 12/19/2006 5:13:10 PM

Fantastic capture, Adam.^^ #3719532

Corné Arts 9/13/2007 12:01:33 AM

Hello Adam,
This is a beautiful photograph. I just wanted to add to shoot even if the weather doesn't look great at that time. You never know how the shot turns out and most of the times the first shot is the best. Congrats on this beautiful win! Best wishes from holland, Corné #4784026

Joyce D.Z. 12/13/2007 12:23:02 PM

I love how this is lit! Amazing!! #5204503

Laura E. Swan 1/26/2008 3:35:16 PM

What a special photograph, Adam. The colors are rich and deep...the boat look very cozy there, just hanging out.

I have a "Boat & Scenery " photo that you might like that I took in Banff, Alberta. Canada. It's just titled "Canoe".

I don't like the sky in my photo but I love the rest of the picture. I'd love your profesional feedback. I am just starting out. 5 day member!

I think maybe I need a good photo program (or like you said -To be able to return to a place for the best conditions for a great shot-)

Anyway love yours and congratulations.

- Laura Swan #5400834

Michael L. Dawson 8/24/2008 8:58:10 PM

A stellar image, easy to see why this was a winner! #6362062

Corné Arts 3/12/2009 4:11:03 AM

Awesome shot! Fortunately you returned one more day :-) #7275295

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Description

Taken in the Norwegian Fjords this September. I passed these boats a few times throughout the week. Each time the weather was rainy and windy and so as a result they were simply not worth photographing. On the final day, everything came together and I got the shot I had been hoping for. A good reminder to me of the importance of returning to a location!

Uploaded on 12/3/2005 8:45:45 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day


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