white against white

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white against white

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 8/28/2003 3:14:02 PM

Beautiful shot! #55490

Charlene Bayerle level-deluxe 8/28/2003 4:31:12 PM

Whatever you did Su, you did a wonderful job. Very pretty!! #180853

Paula Showen level-deluxe 8/28/2003 5:06:04 PM

Beautiful shot, Su! #180881

Rick Riddle level-deluxe 8/28/2003 7:07:45 PM

Very Beautiful. #180945

Susana Matos level-deluxe 8/29/2003 12:27:17 AM

Good morning Carolyn, thank you so much for your support, itīs very nice to read from you.
Good morning Charlene, itīs now 8 am on a rainy day that announces the end of summer, thank you for your time and comment, it makes a rainy day look nicer.
Hi Paula, good morning, or should I say "good dreams"?! so nice to read from you.
Hello Rick, I appreciate very much your words, thank you so much.
Wish you a happy day,
Susana #181174

Rui Filipe Rebelo Prego level-deluxe 8/29/2003 1:05:54 AM

Very Beautifull shot, great contrast between the litlle "Facha" and the clouds superb (as usual)...

Rui Felipe #181194

Susana Matos level-deluxe 8/29/2003 1:17:54 AM

Hi Rui, thanks so much.
i woke up very early to start working and iīm still making comments !!... we really become addicted of this...
Best regards from POnte de Lima, Su #181202

Murry Grigsby 8/29/2003 6:55:58 AM

Great scale provided by the fire tower, Su. Wonderful blue sky and white clouds. Well done! #181431

Carol Brill 8/29/2003 11:11:16 AM

Magnificent vista, very dramatic, love the vertical line between the clouds and the sky, very eye-catching!!! #181609

Suzie Strasburg 8/29/2003 11:19:45 AM

Well done!!!!Love the balance in theis....color,clarity,lighting.....:~))) #181624

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe 8/29/2003 9:08:03 PM

Very nicely shot, Susana! The watch tower provides the scale with which to sense the height of the hill and as small as it is, it still manages to be the focus of attention. The exposure is also very good and maintains the color and texture of the cloud. A pretty and dynamic scene! #182039

Susana Matos level-deluxe 8/30/2003 2:55:48 PM

Hello from Ponte de Lima, I had no internet since yesterday morning what is toooooo much for an addicted person like me .... !!!?? Addicted because of betterphoto, maybe you know what is that !!??
So it was wonderful to have all your comments at once.

Thank you Murry, you translated in words the reason why I love this photo, the scale of big and small. Your presence is very much appreciated.

Thank you Carol, best regards from the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.

Thank you Suzie, iīm sure that the signs you use mean wonderful things, I will have to translatte the meaning of ~))), as I had to ask before what meant LOL and still donīt know what means DOF. Itīs so funny as I also learn english being here with you all. you are wonderful with your support and comments, thanks so much.

Thank you Gary, your comments are highly appreciated, you the magician of Alaska landscapes!!! And thank you so much for all the time, as I know how TIME is something we donīt always have after job obligations.

My best regards from Portugal, Susana

Claudia Fernandes level-deluxe 8/31/2003 5:45:50 AM

Simple and so beautiful! #183070

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 8/31/2003 6:20:18 AM

I really like the way you have composed here, the watch tower looks so very small against the sky. #183087

Susana Matos level-deluxe 9/1/2003 9:17:47 AM

Thank you Claudia, itīs very nice and funny to have feed-back from someone that is not far away from the places I photograph.
Thank you Darren, that is exactly what I loved so much, the "powerful" clouds appearing behind the small tower... itīs always so good to read from you.
Cheers, Susana #184278

Kathleen Clemons 9/1/2003 9:39:07 AM

Wow! How beautiful! I think you picked the perfect day for this shot! :) #184292

Susana Matos 9/1/2003 2:52:14 PM

Hello Kathleen,thank you so much for your comment. I was trying to go up there but got lost and as I was however closer I couldnīt resist when I saw this imponent clouds. Me too think I was lucky that day. I think each day we have THE PHOTO among the several we take, and that day this was THE PHOTO!!
cheers from Portugal, Su #184492

Gabriela Cunha 9/2/2003 4:41:37 PM

well, Su, from all the new ones I hadn't seen, and though there are realy marvellous pictures in here, I chose this one, for the simplicity, and for the great sense of photography in it!
gy #185515

Susana Matos 9/4/2003 3:24:47 PM

thank you my friend, Beijo, Su #187875

Kathleen Clemons 9/9/2003 3:10:24 AM

Congratulations to you, Su!!!!! #192084

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 9/9/2003 3:50:51 AM

Congrats, Su!! #192207

Gabriela Cunha level-deluxe 9/9/2003 4:11:20 AM

well, it seems I was not the only one to have chosen this one!
:) gy #192290

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 9/9/2003 4:13:23 AM

Congratulations Susana! #192304

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 9/9/2003 4:26:22 AM

Congrats, Su!!! #192371

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 9/9/2003 5:37:03 AM

Su, Congratulations on your finalist! Jeff #192614

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 9/9/2003 5:44:44 AM

Look at you!!! Way to go!!!! #192644

Tony Gough 9/9/2003 6:02:16 AM

Congratulations Su, another great landscape that I missed. #192681

Murry Grigsby 9/9/2003 7:11:28 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Su!! Good luck! #192819

Bernard B. Travers 9/9/2003 7:42:16 AM

Honors abound to you dear Susana. Congratulations, and many more. #192893

Conrad L. Conero 9/9/2003 7:49:33 AM

Congratulations, Susana.
Conrad #192920

Carol Brill 9/9/2003 8:40:06 AM

Susana, Congratulations on a job well done, and best of luck!!! #193024

Paula Showen 9/9/2003 9:13:31 AM

Beautiful image, Su! Congratulations! #193145

Susan T. Evans 9/9/2003 9:25:32 AM

Congrats, Su! well deserved too!!! You have such beautiful country there, and you photographic it so beautifully! #193187

Hasmik Hatamian level-deluxe 9/9/2003 11:52:11 AM

Congrats Susan, this is great.
-Hasmik #193461

William C. Raco level-deluxe 9/9/2003 12:36:09 PM

So happy for you, Susana.

bill #193534

Nicola Clark level-deluxe 9/9/2003 12:46:26 PM

Congratulations Su. #193566

Paul Conlan 9/9/2003 2:18:19 PM

Congratulations on another great photo... #193782

Elizabeth A. Zibas 9/9/2003 2:53:58 PM

Congrats Su. Love your perspective on this image. Nicely done. #193850

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe 9/9/2003 11:49:11 PM

Alright, Susana! I'm glad to see this in the finals :-) Good luck in the next round with it! #194275

Jean-Francois Schmutz 9/10/2003 12:13:55 AM

Bravo, Bravo Su !
I like the scale witch show the power of nature !
Good luck !

JF #194293

Susana Matos 9/10/2003 12:20:08 AM

well, I donīt know what to say.... This moment of each month is wonderful and YOU ARE WONDERFUL for making this site so alive, when taking your time to comment. I sincerely thank you, Kathleen, Carolyn, Gaby, Claudia, Colette, Jeff, Darren, Tony, Murry, Bernard, Conrad, Carol, Paula, Susan, Hasmik, William, Nicola, Paul, Betsy, Gary. YOU ARE WONDERFUL!
I have missed so many new entries because of an urgent work but will see all them just after itīs done.
Best regards from Portugal, Su #194305

Damian P. Gadal 9/10/2003 7:40:11 AM

Very nice - Congrats Susana!!! :-) #194713

António Carlos Matos 9/11/2003 2:32:00 AM

Congratulations Susana.
Well deserved choice: this is one of my favourites among your other (rather wonderful) photos!... #195676

Jean Papo 9/11/2003 11:45:41 AM

What a grand, primal image! Great! Congratulations on your well-deserved win with it! #196258

Gerda Grice level-deluxe 9/11/2003 12:31:11 PM

I love the composition of this image with the white watchtower and the little t ree completely isolated between the mountain and the white-clouded blue sky. Beautiful! Congratulations and good luck in the finals! #196315

Susana Matos 9/12/2003 5:05:32 AM

ohhh, Jean Franįois, have we had a cyber meeting? I suppose we were writing at the same time. I am glad you like my work, you are the one that has terrific finalist photos !!

Thank you Damian, itīs great to read from you,
Hi António, itīs nice to know you like my work,
Thank you Jean, you are really kind,
Thank you Gerda, yes what you said is exactly what made me like this picture that day, you make me happy with your confidence,
Cheers from Ponte de Lima, Su

Guy D. Biechele level-deluxe 9/12/2003 10:12:56 AM

Congratulations Su, on this dramatic shot. Best of luck to you!
+Guy #197433

Susana Matos 9/12/2003 4:15:06 PM

Thank you Guy, I think this has made all the way! And thatīs already very good! There are wonderful photos here!
Best regards from Portugal, Su #197764

Dan S. Coquia 9/12/2003 4:26:12 PM

Majestic, with the prominent contrast! Congratulations! #197778

Elizabeth Stiles 9/13/2003 10:52:46 AM

Awesome, a very appropriate place to have a watchtower! Congrats, Su! #198665

Patricia Marroquin 9/13/2003 9:01:31 PM

Dan used the right word -- majestic! Congrats on this wonderfully composed, beautiful image, Su! :-) #199102

Susana Matos 9/15/2003 5:22:27 AM

wow, you are really kind, you do have great work Dan, Elizabeth and Patricia!
Itīs nice to share this with you, itīs an important part of the pleasure of going out to photograph... coming then to betterph to share the results with you and try to improve!
Best regards from Ponte de Lima, Su #200743

Rui Filipe Rebelo Prego 9/17/2003 12:51:12 AM

Congrats SU, Well deserved !
It's a Great killer picture !
Rui Felipe #202861

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This is a "watching house" (is it correct?) over one of the highest places next to Ponte de Lima, called "Facha". From there we can watch the first signals of fire, what is very important in our hot summers. I didnīt manage to get up there, it will make an interesting walk to do. Doesnīt it look like white fighting against white forces of nature? Some djustements on PS and polariser filter.

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