Castle Rock

Tamara K. Walker Student 6/29/2006 7:14:57 PM

Great composition. #474594

Sharon Day 6/29/2006 7:51:35 PM

Cool image, Connie!!! Are these the rocks in Kansas just south of Oakley also known as Monument Rocks? Really neat perspective! #2967928

Joy Rector 6/30/2006 3:11:36 AM

wow, I love it #2968779

Connie J. Bagot 6/30/2006 5:41:42 AM

Thanks Tamara, Sharon, and Joy. Castle Rock is about 30 miles east of Monument Rocks Sharon. #2969559

Sharon Day 6/30/2006 5:45:02 AM

Thanks, Connie! I really love this perspective! #2969576

Ross Throndson 6/30/2006 7:13:22 AM

Very interesting rock formation, Connie. Great composition & Effects - has a Surreal Quality to it! Great Job!! :^) #2969991

Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer 6/30/2006 1:19:53 PM

Really great composition and effect. #2971249

Connie J. Bagot 6/30/2006 4:07:11 PM

Thank you Ross and Kirsten. #2971855

Katherine Kuhn 6/30/2006 10:13:41 PM

Amazing formation & road in the middle of all that flatness!! Very effective POV (where the heck WERE you to be so much higher?) & also choice of background effects. #2972734

Connie J. Bagot 7/1/2006 2:12:21 PM

Thanks Kathy! #2975481

Jenny Bosmans 7/6/2006 4:17:13 AM

Fantastic sight, image and work, Connie! :) #2991246

Daniella Puente 7/12/2006 7:14:11 AM

Connie This image is fantastic, the perspective is so good, and you did good bluring the BG so you can appreciate the rocks formation as you said.
Thanks for visiting my photos also :0) #3018220

Ross Throndson 7/25/2006 12:23:29 AM

WAY TO GO, CONNIE...CONGRATULATIONS...VERY WELL DESERVED FINALIST!!! :^) #3073907

Jenny Bosmans 7/25/2006 4:13:38 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Connie! :) #3074651

Piotr M. Organa 7/25/2006 7:01:41 AM

Love the composition. Congrats!!! #3076145

Lorri Shank 7/25/2006 8:16:46 AM

Wow--what a great image. Congratulations! #3076902

Connie J. Bagot 7/25/2006 9:27:02 AM

Thanks Jenny, Daniella, Ross, Jenny, Piotr, and Lorri. #3077558

Erica Murphy 7/25/2006 11:02:45 AM

Congratulations!

Erica #3078230

Kay E. Mahoney 7/25/2006 1:08:26 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3079215

Ramona Rogers 7/25/2006 5:16:04 PM

Ok, I'll say it. This reminds me of.....................................conception! Very cool image. Congrats! #3080493

Connie J. Bagot 7/25/2006 5:26:55 PM

Thanks Erica, Kay, and Ramona.....lol Ramona, that had not crossed my mind but I see your point. #3080516

Tamara K. Walker 7/25/2006 7:48:19 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! #3081102

Graham D. Sher 7/25/2006 9:43:27 PM

wonderful shot connie and well deserved finalist #3081476

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/26/2006 12:40:38 AM

Very cool, congratulations! #3081911

Connie J. Bagot 7/26/2006 9:23:02 AM

Thanks Tamara, Graham, and Donna. #3084322

Lavone Vannoy 7/26/2006 10:10:23 PM

Congratulations on your "finalist"!!! :) #3087503

Inge Johnsson 7/26/2006 10:19:29 PM

Very cool and unusual landscape image. Great treatment in terms of enhancing contrast and colors to make the subject stand out. Was this shot from an airplane/helicopter? #3087533

Gregg Johnstun 7/27/2006 2:12:48 PM

I really like what you've done. Congrats, and best of luck in the next round. #3091282

Connie J. Bagot 7/27/2006 3:05:51 PM

Thanks Lavone, Inge, and Gregg. #3091462

Ross Throndson 7/27/2006 11:15:18 PM

YeeeeeeHaaaaw!! Very Well Deserved WIN, Connie...CONGRATULATIONS!!! :^) #3092494

Cora Miller 7/28/2006 12:04:37 AM

Smart use of effects to enhance this simple and effective composition. Congratulations on your win, Connie. #3092630

Gregg Johnstun 7/28/2006 12:14:12 AM

Connie, I'm so happy that you won. This is an image that you should be proud of. This was in my top five favorites, which I couldn't choose between. Congratulations. #3092671

Jenny Bosmans 7/28/2006 3:15:46 AM

Big congratulations on this fantastic winner, Connie! :) #3093224

Mary Timman 7/28/2006 5:04:03 AM

Awesome image. Congratulations on your great winner! #3093762

Daniel G. Flocke 7/28/2006 5:04:31 AM

Connie - Congratulations on your 2nd Place Winner!!!

~Daniel #3093767

Connie J. Bagot 7/28/2006 7:22:12 AM

Thank you so much Ross, Cora, Gregg, Jenny, Mary, and Daniel. #3094614

Jeff W. Robinson 7/28/2006 8:43:45 AM

Outstading composition and capture Connie; congrats on your winning image! Jeff #3095042

Mick Burkey 7/28/2006 9:42:11 AM

Beautiful image, Connie! Composition and post work are outstanding!! Congratulations on your 2nd Place. #3095257

Gail P. Sullivan 7/28/2006 1:15:51 PM

Connie...big congrats on this wonderful image! #3095893

Claudia Kuhn 7/28/2006 1:18:36 PM

Wonderful image Connie, congrats on your win! #3095911

Gen Nagase 7/28/2006 4:48:13 PM

Congrats on your superb win, Connie!!! #3096486

William C. Raco 7/28/2006 5:21:08 PM

Excellent composition, color and scene
Congratulations on the win, Connie!

Bill #3096578

Sharon Day 7/30/2006 9:14:48 PM

I was happy to see this one win, Connie! Congratulations!!! #3103437

Janine Russell 7/30/2006 9:35:26 PM

Connie, congratulations on your Second Place win. #3103495

Katherine Kuhn 7/31/2006 10:09:42 PM

Congratulations on your well-deserved 2nd place, Connie! I knew this picture would turn up as a winner! #3108092

Connie J. Bagot 8/2/2006 2:46:20 PM

Many many thanks for all the kind comments. #3116110

Scott Bean 8/9/2006 5:43:33 AM

Wow best photo I've ever seen of this rock formation Connie. I was born in Scott City, your picture was a bit like going home for me. Thanks for posting it! How in the world did you get the perspective? Airplane? Love your website as well and its mission. Kansas is a beautiful place, we need more people photographing it. #3142745

Connie J. Bagot 8/9/2006 3:42:42 PM

Thanks Scott. #3144847

Michelle J. Harvey 8/10/2006 12:30:54 PM

WOWZERS!! Congrats Connie, this is an incredible capture! I love the POV and comp :) #3148706

Connie J. Bagot 8/11/2006 9:17:21 AM

Thanks Michelle! #3151950

Andrew I. Boyd 9/6/2006 6:18:04 PM

GREAT SHOT!!!Congrats,Connie:-) #3276430

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f8, 1/100th, 24-105mm lens @105mm

To separate the rock formation and road visually from the background, I blurred the background.

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Uploaded on 6/29/2006 6:45:45 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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