St. Mary's Lighthouse

© Ray Clarke

St. Mary's Lighthouse

Ray Clarke 9/5/2006 11:56:54 PM

comments please #517088

Su Sana E. P 9/5/2006 11:58:11 PM

Great view and capture, Ray!! Love the softness and those beautiful colors on the rock and sky. #3272290

David L. Luchowski 9/5/2006 11:59:54 PM

This is really beautiful,R&A.I love the scene and the color. #3272291

Julie Robinson 9/6/2006 12:01:24 AM

Sucha gorgeous image R & A - very well done! #3272296

Cristi Bastian 9/6/2006 12:06:58 AM

WOWZA you guys! This is absolutely FANTASTIC!! One of my faves from you! #3272319

Kerby Pfrangle 9/6/2006 12:07:00 AM

Super depth of field and wonderful cool and warm colors. Just beautiful. #3272320

Evy Johansen 9/6/2006 12:07:31 AM

Wonderful scene, R&A! Beautiful clarity and colors! #3272321

Jill Odice 9/6/2006 12:16:22 AM

I love everything about this! The colors, the scene, the effects! Wow...winner quality! #3272374

Jill Odice 9/6/2006 12:16:22 AM

I love everything about this! The colors, the scene, the effects! Wow...winner quality! #3272375

Dan Holm 9/6/2006 12:16:55 AM

Wow! BEAUTIFUL shot!! #3272377

VISHVAJIT JUIKAR 9/6/2006 12:21:16 AM

Lovely Landscape.. amazing #3272395

Janine Russell 9/6/2006 12:23:25 AM

Ray, excellent colors, detail, exposure and composition. #3272407

Dee Ann Young 9/6/2006 12:33:51 AM

Gorgeous work! #3272456

Pat Gamwell 9/6/2006 12:36:00 AM

Exquisite shot! The enhanced colors & PS work are magnificent! #3272469

Lorraine A. Cook 9/6/2006 12:43:44 AM

Gorgeous seascape, Ray and Audrey! I love lighthouse photos and this one is spectacular!!<:)) #3272489

Pav Wew 9/6/2006 12:56:52 AM

colours are making me open my mouth for a while. Composition is ideal for that kind of shots and generally it's so clear that almost unbeliveble.Grats #3272496

Donna Roberts 9/6/2006 12:57:08 AM

I love the way you've enhanced this beautiful image - what a glorious location.
Very nicely done.
:-) ddu
#3272497

Paul E. Earl 9/6/2006 1:09:26 AM

WOW!! Absolutely fantastic. Well done! #3272518

Patty Razonable 9/6/2006 1:39:40 AM

I agree with Jill!! Truly an outstanding scenic image!! #3272571

Manuel Barrera 9/6/2006 2:16:39 AM

Beautiful blues and great compositon, a very lovely scene. #3272641

Barbara Waldoch 9/6/2006 2:19:11 AM

Such a serene image and great colours! #3272655

Paul Michko 9/6/2006 2:19:45 AM

Wonderful scene, R&A. #3272658

Carol Sawyer 9/6/2006 2:24:53 AM

Beautiful view, I love the colors you captured in this shot R&A!!!! #3272667

Colleen Braun 9/6/2006 2:31:59 AM

beautiful... #3272677

Daniel Diaz 9/6/2006 2:41:58 AM

WOW!!! Gorgeous colors and composition R&A!!! #3272709

Bill Wyatt 9/6/2006 2:47:19 AM

Beautiful colors and super lighting. Love the composition also. Very beautiful scene, R&A! #3272737

Donald K. Cherry 9/6/2006 2:53:46 AM

Gorgeous comp and colors, R&A! #3272760

Margaret Sikora 9/6/2006 2:57:41 AM

Love the angle of this beautiful shot,the clouds and the colour are great. #3272780

Rakesh Syal 9/6/2006 3:14:15 AM

Great composition and a picture perfect, R&A!! #3272827

William C. Raco 9/6/2006 3:26:03 AM

Beautiful scene, composition and perspective
Very pretty, RA

Bill #3272884

Gail Vitikacs 9/6/2006 3:32:34 AM

AWESOME....I bet we see this beauty again! #3272909

Pamela Shane 9/6/2006 3:42:57 AM

Spectacular image - gorgeous colors,
love the composition as well R&A -
WINNER!! :) #3272971

Linda D. Lester 9/6/2006 4:40:47 AM

Beautiful shot!!!!!!!!!!! #3273289

Ray Thoms 9/6/2006 4:43:36 AM

This is very well done R&A....love everything about it!, great composition, colour and dof, effects are well done! #3273314

Tarun Bose 9/6/2006 4:49:17 AM

Mind blowing shot R&A. I love the sky colours and the fantastic colour tones of the rocks. Very well done. A winner to me. #3273354

Jeff Robinson 9/6/2006 5:03:24 AM

Really nice work with this wonderful landscape image! Jeff #3273437

Peggy J. Maguire 9/6/2006 5:04:20 AM

Great Capture!!!! #3273445

Laura Clay-Ballard 9/6/2006 5:04:50 AM

wow wow wow! #3273449

Nadine A. Lewis 9/6/2006 5:38:53 AM

Absolutely beautiful scene! I love it!

<>< #3273626

Joy Rector 9/6/2006 6:04:00 AM

stunning
#3273713

Jessica Jenney 9/6/2006 6:32:40 AM

Beautiful scene, R&A! The colors and details are so crisp! #3273837

Sherry S. Boles 9/6/2006 7:11:06 AM

Only one word keeps popping into my mind when viewing this: GORGEOUS!!! #3274024

Laurence Saliba 9/6/2006 7:26:05 AM

Beautiful sea scape!!!!! #3274096

Ronald F. Fischer 9/6/2006 7:41:18 AM

WOW, this is a fantastic capture!! #3274188

Crystal M. Gove 9/6/2006 7:46:06 AM

OH WOW!!!! This looks like a BEAUTIFUL postcard or picture you would buy in a store to hang on the wall!!!! This should be a winner or a finalist, Ray and Audrey. The colors here are STUNNING! #3274212

Anita Hogue 9/6/2006 8:42:02 AM

B E A U T I F U L!!!!!!!!!! #3274455

Jenny Bosmans 9/6/2006 9:08:58 AM

Wow from me too, Ray & Audrey! :) Fantastic scene and capture! :) #3274547

Nadya Johnson 9/6/2006 9:58:13 AM

A GORGEOUS capture, R&A!! Wow. That WATER! Looks like silk! The colors are fantastic! VERY beautiful! Well done! #3274752

Dennis Flanagan 9/6/2006 10:03:48 AM

One of your best efforts. #3274787

Dr Silly 9/6/2006 10:45:07 AM

Love the rich colors in this lighthouse scene. :O)
#3274938

Stephen Zacker 9/6/2006 10:55:58 AM

Amazing rich colors and depth you have captured #3274979

Melissa G. Meiselman 9/6/2006 11:12:11 AM

Fantastic scene with terrific clarity, colors and composition, R&A!!!! #3275053

Paula Dwyer 9/6/2006 2:21:42 PM

Wow!! This is absolutely fantastic!!
Awesome crisp colors and clarity!!
Beautifully done!! :)
#3275638

Tressie Davis 9/6/2006 2:32:16 PM

GORGEOUS color, beautiful scene, great comp - this one has it all!! #3275685

Marcie A. Fowler 9/6/2006 2:43:43 PM

Awesome colors and composition. #3275744

Carla Metzler 9/6/2006 2:56:37 PM

Beautiful shot! #3275784

Judyann Plante 9/6/2006 3:58:06 PM

This is just beautiful, R&A! Gorgeous color and fantastic composition and detail!

Judyann ><> #3275983

Claudia Kuhn 9/6/2006 4:44:02 PM

Gorgeous!! Wonderfully composed scene and great colors! #3276184

Ken Smith 9/6/2006 6:10:29 PM

Wow, you pulled out all the stops and it shows. Fantastic!! #3276403

Hector Contreras 9/6/2006 10:32:33 PM

Wow, this is my new favorite in your gallery ! a winner!
Heco #3277035

Carol Teal 9/7/2006 12:13:31 AM

What can I say that hasn't been said already!! Beautiful image of the lighthouse, and I love the rich colors, especially the sky. Great job you two! #3277186

Melissa A. Mannon 9/7/2006 7:15:59 AM

missed this yesterday...the colors are spectacular! #3278860

Jim Darnall 9/7/2006 2:22:55 PM

This is just magnificant. THe colors, depth of feld and composition are wow. I think you should re-title this photo to whaterver the name of the ocean bay or cove this is in because the lighthouse is just a part of what catches my eye. IT is poster stuff. Fantastic job. #3280426

TS 9/7/2006 2:51:40 PM

This is a beautiful image, the dof, colors and composition are extremely strong. #3280532

Aimee S. McMaster 9/8/2006 6:23:42 AM

...oh my absolutely an amazing scene....beautiful colors...delightful image R & A ! Aimee #3283065

John Matthews 9/8/2006 7:12:13 AM

This is one of your best shots in my opinion, great composition and color. Neat images worked great here also, Thank you Ray for helping me with NI, I appreciate your help ver much. See: http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/dynoGallDetail.asp?photoID=2660863. John
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Emile Abbott 9/8/2006 2:01:03 PM

I agree with John This is so stunning it takes a while to get it all in. A winner in my book R&A. #3284679

Sara Turner 9/8/2006 2:09:21 PM

have to disagree with the majority- it looks to processed to me almost fake. a beautiful scene like this needs minimal manipulation on the back end. would love to see the original! sara #3284709

John Connolly 9/8/2006 3:33:41 PM

A delightful seascape, R&A! Perhaps, just a touch too much saturation, but an awesome scene never the less! 9 out out 10 in my book! #3284978

Lani J 9/8/2006 9:09:41 PM

I think it's outstanding! Gorgeous R&A!! :o)

(PS - sorry for the long lapse, I have been on and am still on vacation! :o) #3285808

Glenn E. Urquhart 9/9/2006 3:09:59 AM

Brilliant colors, well composed, Very beautiufl seascape, R&A!!! Very Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3286461

Jenny D 9/9/2006 10:28:34 AM

Gorgeous colors & comp! #3287887

Silvia Nunes 9/10/2006 2:42:24 AM

WOW! Beautiful view R&A! #3290123

Willard R. Norman 9/10/2006 7:56:10 AM

Ah a doom sayer :)
I like the image overall,but the water isn't to my liking(could be a wee bit bluer) #3291106

Revonda L. Gentry 9/13/2006 1:09:14 AM

Beautiful!! Looks like a winner to me!! #3302255

Dan E. 9/13/2006 4:23:18 PM

OUTSTANDING image! #3305714

Donald R. Curry 9/13/2006 7:41:57 PM

This is a beautiful image, although I do agree that the sky seems a little over manipulated. That is really a matter of taste. This may also be extremely picky, please don't take offence. There appears to be a bright line showing where possibly the sky was isolated for processing. It especially shows on the right side of the lighthouse. If this is the case, a little more feathering might make this less noticeable. This is very minor. I only noticed it because I have had problems with this same issue. #3306355

Paul Sikora 9/14/2006 2:14:51 AM

Love the scene, love the beauty and detail is awesome #3307182

Sylvia Rossler 9/14/2006 10:22:10 AM

Simply beautiful !! What a gorgeous scenery !! #3309206

ALLEN O. HOWARD 9/14/2006 7:54:58 PM

AWESOME RAY! This is exceptional! #3310873

Phillip R. Connolly 9/15/2006 3:58:52 AM

Great image. The high saturation of colours really lifts this photo. well done.

Phil #3311859

Alison Greenwood 9/17/2006 3:28:04 AM

The colours and composition are just wonderful R&A. Gorgeous image. #3319803

Nemil B. Chabebe 9/18/2006 2:42:27 AM

Beautiful colors and composition. #3323231

Darryl Wilkinson 9/22/2006 8:53:49 PM

WOW! Great work you're doing Ray and Audrey. This should be hanging on your wall, and many other places, too! #3347733

John V. Roscich 10/6/2006 8:22:02 PM

STUNNINGLY BEAUTIFUL
A GREAT SCAPE
JOHN #3417413

Charles Haire 10/6/2006 9:23:02 PM

Sky appears to be unnatural, plus over sharpening. Pixels jump out. Pay attension to the two thirds rule. #3417491

Ahab Abdel-Aziz 10/8/2006 10:32:40 AM

nice placement of the
rocks in the foreground
and I very much like
the colour saturation
in the greens and browns
couple of thoughts for
your consideration:
adding a channels
adjustment layer can allow
you to manipulate the colours
independently in the RGB range
might give you a better colour
balance between sky and foreground
(an ND Grad filter on site might also
help you get the saturation in the
foreground without having to work
hard at bringing the sky back)

i also wonder how cropping
1/4-1/3 off the left side
might look to your eyes
#3422815

Sylvia Rossler 10/26/2006 2:19:10 PM

Big congrats on this beautiful finalist R&A :o) #3501863

Tamera S. Phillips 10/26/2006 2:54:18 PM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist! Very well deserved. #3502300

Kate Jackson 10/26/2006 3:16:23 PM

Many congratulations R & A! It is still and will always be my ambition to get a Landscape finalist! #3502567

Alison Greenwood 10/26/2006 3:19:02 PM

Yay! Congrats on your gorgeous finalist R&A. Who took this shot?
I hope to be good at landscapes some day. #3502600

Renee Doyle 10/26/2006 3:19:40 PM

Wonderful guys!!!!! A HUGE congratulations to you for this excellent finalist!
#3502608

Jessica Jenney 10/26/2006 3:34:28 PM

Congratulations to you both for a wonderful finalist image! #3502733

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 10/26/2006 3:57:39 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, R&A!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3502964

Christopher Budny 10/26/2006 4:02:00 PM

Congratulations folks! #3503020

Revonda L. Gentry 10/26/2006 4:21:39 PM

Way to go!! Congratulations on this breathtaking image!! #3503203

Paul E. Earl 10/26/2006 4:29:06 PM

Fantastic finalist. Good luck in the next round. Congratulations!!! #3503267

Chastity Abbott 10/26/2006 4:47:49 PM

Congrats on such a beautiful image!!!!! #3503394

Melissa A. Mannon 10/26/2006 5:29:24 PM

great job! I love the colors in this! #3503692

Judyann Plante 10/26/2006 5:29:32 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist!!!

Judyann ><> #3503695

Tom Roe 10/26/2006 5:55:25 PM

Congrats on the Finalist!

And 100! #3503899

Su Sana E. P 10/26/2006 6:57:42 PM

Congratulations, R&A!! #3504513

Kay E. Mahoney 10/26/2006 7:20:25 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3504753

Kristi A. Howson 10/26/2006 7:46:32 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and Best Of Luck in the next round Ray & Audrey. Gorgeous POV and capture! #3505103

Paul Sikora 10/26/2006 7:52:45 PM

Congratulations!

#3505186

Tammy Scott 10/26/2006 8:02:31 PM

Congratulations #3505312

Barbara Waldoch 10/26/2006 10:01:44 PM

Congratulations R&A, excellent work! #3506025

Darryl Wilkinson 10/27/2006 1:06:54 AM

Wow! Awesome finalist, Ray and Audrey! Congratulations on your awards this month! #3506527

Stanley J. Contrades 10/27/2006 2:13:27 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this gorgeous scenic and Finalist R&A!! Good luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3506634

Colleen Braun 10/27/2006 3:50:59 AM

Congratulations #3506997

Paula Dwyer 10/27/2006 6:34:33 AM

Congratulations Ray & Audrey!!! :) #3507916

Emile Abbott 10/27/2006 7:26:14 AM

Congratulation R&A your capture and work payed off. #3508220

Nadya Johnson 10/27/2006 9:50:33 AM

So glad, R&A, to see this BREATH-TAKING image on the finals list!! A huge congrats and best of luck in the winning round! #3509381

Tarun Bose 10/27/2006 10:41:17 AM

Big congrats R&A for finalist. I had predicted earlier. #3509637

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 10/27/2006 1:30:40 PM

over-saturated but nice #3510303

Carol Teal 10/27/2006 10:44:17 PM

Congrats! I love lighthouses! #3512381

Lorraine A. Cook 10/27/2006 10:45:52 PM

Congrats on this stunningly beautiful finalist, Ray and Audrey!<:)) #3512385

Raymond Pauly 10/28/2006 12:12:15 AM

Big congrats on this deserving finalist! #3512541

Sharon Day 10/28/2006 9:05:13 PM

Beautiful image, Ray & Audrey!!! Congratulations!!! #3516175

Helen N. McHugh 10/30/2006 1:19:15 AM

Congratulations on this lovely finalist, Ray & Audrey! Good luck in the next round!!! #3521262

Dr Silly 10/30/2006 12:56:09 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. :O)
#3524098

Ross Throndson 11/1/2006 4:04:26 AM

Big Congratulations, Ray & Audrey, on this Beautiful Finalist!! :^) #3531050

John V. Roscich 11/1/2006 10:07:06 AM

CONGRATULATIONS R&A
LOVED THIS IMAGE WHEN I FIRST SAW IT.
WELL DESERVED--VERY HAPPY FOR YOU!!
JOHN #3532830

Bridgette B 11/4/2006 3:58:21 AM

I'm late...but congratulations on this wonderful finalist!! #3544056

Hector Contreras 11/4/2006 5:55:04 AM

A late congratulations, but I said it before " WINNER "
Heco #3544337

Carol Sawyer 11/4/2006 7:32:12 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, R&A!!! #3544738

Ronald F. Fischer 11/4/2006 11:39:27 AM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist! #3545523

Mary K. Robison 11/4/2006 12:32:41 PM

Belated Congratulations on this finalist, Ray & Audrey!
Beautiful colors (I LIKE that saturated look!) and pleasing composition. #3545618

Pat Gamwell 11/5/2006 8:30:38 AM

WoooHooo! Look what happened while I was gone! BIG CONGRATS, my friends! #3548476

Nancy L. Green 11/5/2006 2:17:02 PM

Beautiful image and very well deserved finalist!! Congratulations!! <>< #3549403

Bill Wyatt 11/6/2006 5:18:57 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!! #3551749

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/7/2006 12:22:35 AM

A dramatic and beautiful finalist image, congratulations to the both of you!! #3555071

ronda chatelle 11/8/2006 1:59:36 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist! Well deserved! This is absolutely gorgeous! Excellent work! #3559608

Branka Ilic 11/10/2006 7:59:29 AM

Simply beautiful! Congrats! #3570380

Jill Odice 11/14/2006 6:40:15 PM

A belated congrats,I somehow missed this beautiful image! :-) #3587612

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/24/2006 8:17:02 PM

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!! Congrats! #3627739

eileen bedford 12/1/2006 2:25:06 PM

Awesome and Congratulations..... #3655436

Kathleen K. Parker 12/3/2006 5:23:59 AM

This is so striking. I am sorry to be late with the congratulations. Been moving. I love this, A and R!!
kk #3660557

David Pratt 12/6/2006 6:59:13 PM

Beautiful work, congrats! #3675393

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 12/8/2006 11:09:46 AM

Great looking clouds ... what a catch!! super rich colors ... a super subject ... all combine to make a great photo ... Congrats!

Steve #3681517

Vladan D. Djordjevic 12/25/2006 10:34:40 AM

Beautiful composition and colors! #3739224

Bill Houghton 12/28/2006 1:45:33 PM

WOW!!! Beautiful image. Great job. #3748566

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/29/2006 7:43:17 PM

Beautiful!!!!! Congrats!! #3756527

David Martinez Fresneda 4/16/2007 5:37:46 AM

Very nice picture , I like it. #4172961

Susan Jane Allen 9/18/2007 3:38:05 AM

Wow, the colours really pop on this one and great clarity! #4806199

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Taken at Whitley Bay. Adjusted levels, contrast, hue/saturation resized, Neat Image applied, resized and cropped. Canon 28-135 @ 60mm F11 @ 1/400 ISO400

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