Ancient Spirits

© Marc E. Adamus

Ancient Spirits

Helen N. McHugh 7/17/2006 2:14:03 PM

This is an awesome capture, Marc! Love the terraced look of the hills! Sur-real! #485927

Tamera S. Phillips 7/17/2006 2:40:13 PM

Lovely colors and depth Marc. Just beautiful. #3041705

Ellen L. Zaslaw 7/17/2006 3:39:58 PM

Gorgeous work ! #3041898

Richard Coy Aune 7/17/2006 3:58:31 PM

Sweet Photo Marc #3041983

LENA U. FRIEDMAN 7/17/2006 4:19:42 PM

Breathtaking! Love the colors! #3042074

Gary Lange 7/17/2006 5:51:48 PM

As always Marc, just awesome. Beautiful work, my friend! #3042408

Melissa Wynn 7/17/2006 6:11:38 PM

WOW! Amazing Landscape and amazing colors! What a treat to be there for the splendor of the morning. This one really caught my eye Marc. It is gorgeous! #3042471

Cassie L. Woodlee 7/17/2006 6:26:57 PM

Amazing in every aspect!!! Just Beautiful. #3042535

Robin R. 7/18/2006 12:12:21 PM

Wonderful capture. #3045832

Julien 7/18/2006 10:32:22 PM

Hi Marc, very unusual colours, green mountains, blue background and grey/orange sky, we can't be bored to see it again and again as many of ur photos, good luck, hope to come to Oregon soon. #3047478

Sue L. Cullumber 8/26/2006 2:10:00 PM

Marc, Another gorgeous shot! Love the colors and lighting! Congrats! #3219145

Barbara Kile 8/26/2006 3:56:52 PM

Great colors and comp, Marc! Congratulations on a striking image. #3220376

Tamera S. Phillips 8/26/2006 6:28:18 PM

Congrats again Marc! Stunning shot. #3221547

Graeme yew Chow 8/27/2006 5:35:30 AM

Congrats Marc, this is really stunning and enjoyable to see. #3225029

Lorri Shank 8/27/2006 4:27:25 PM

As usual, Marc-wow,wow,WOW! Congratulations!! #3228341

bob cornelison 8/27/2006 9:54:37 PM

This is truly awesome!
Congrats!
~:O) #3229723

Ronald Balthazor 8/28/2006 6:49:39 AM

Congratulations, Marc. This is a very strong image. #3231962

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 8/28/2006 8:57:11 AM

Beautiful landscape. #3232797

Helen N. McHugh 8/28/2006 10:40:54 AM

Congratulations Marc on your POTD!!Loved it first time I saw it! #3233431

Robert Baer 9/2/2006 4:34:37 PM

marc
an awesome capture! The images that you bring to bp are really special!thank you, justin baer #3258951

Melissa G. Meiselman 9/23/2006 8:27:21 PM

This is one of the most amazingly beautiful landscapes that I have ever seen, Marc!!! #3351940

Robyn Gwilt 10/17/2006 9:45:03 PM

Like icing on a cake :) Breath-taking! Marc, how much editing do you do on your pix, or are they 'out the box'? I know you spend a lot of time and consideration on setting up your shots, so do you need to do much to them afterwards? I melt in your gallery :) #3464755

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Description

This magical moment happened in the early morning over Oregon's Painted Hills National Monument. The hills are stained with the remains of thousands of ancient creatures that perished millions of years ago as massive volcanic eruptions blanketed the region in layers of ash. The layers have erroded over time revealing many telling stories. The sunrise speaks for itself. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Thanks for looking.

Canon 5D, 17-40mm at 20mm. 3-stop hard grad, minimal PS work.

Uploaded on 7/17/2006 2:09:59 PM


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