Spirit Island

© Ken Smith

Spirit Island

Colette M. Metcalf 9/22/2006 4:04:30 AM

Hi there neighbor:) This is gorgeous!!! WOWZA! #526901

Carolyn M. Fletcher 9/22/2006 4:07:10 AM

You have some great shots from this trip! Hold some of them back for next month so you don't shoot yourself in the foot. LOL..Can only win once per category! #3344190

Carla Metzler 9/22/2006 4:10:24 AM

Wow this is gorgeous, Ken! #3344206

Husain Akhtar 9/22/2006 4:16:48 AM

Marvellous capture, Ken! Most effective composition and lovely colours! Very pictorial! #3344250

Nadine A. Lewis 9/22/2006 4:21:05 AM

Oh my, Ken!!! This scene is absolutely breath-taking!!! I LOVE IT!!

<>< #3344278

Aimee S. McMaster 9/22/2006 4:31:36 AM

....absolutely beautiful Ken....Aimee #3344345

KV Day 9/22/2006 4:34:50 AM

Beautiful capture Ken! #3344376

Ray Thoms 9/22/2006 4:46:45 AM

A great capture Ken....love the effects from the filter.....beautiful #3344443

Shelly A. Van Camp 9/22/2006 5:02:07 AM

What a beautiful place and picture! Love all the snow on the trees....Great capture and very Pretty! #3344537

Linda D. Lester 9/22/2006 5:06:11 AM

Don't listen to Carolyn...put them all in this month! LOL!
This is beautiful my favoite so far! #3344573

Roxanne M. Bubar 9/22/2006 5:07:46 AM

Stunning image. #3344579

Jeremy Henderson 9/22/2006 5:24:12 AM

These are all wonderful images Ken! Looks like you had a great time up north. Those out of the way, hard to get to places are my favorites, too. #3344668

Dennis Flanagan 9/22/2006 5:33:45 AM

You needed a boat to get up on the hillside? I need a boat like that! #3344709

Amy JACKSON 9/22/2006 5:37:47 AM

Really beautiful image, Ken!!! #3344730

Cathy Barrows 9/22/2006 5:45:40 AM

beautiful...did you make your wife do all of the paddling #3344766

Gail Vitikacs 9/22/2006 6:11:27 AM

Stunning capture...and I love the framing and reflection on this beauty!! #3344893

Bill Wyatt 9/22/2006 6:21:49 AM

Okay you big show off!! I know you posted this just to get my goat, because you know I think the world revolves around me. lol... Fantastic and beautiful IR image, Ken!
I found a Dennisarus Rex yesterday I have a photo of it. I will send it to you. #3344942

Su Sana E. P 9/22/2006 6:23:06 AM

Spectacular landscape and IR image, Ken!! Composition really rocks!! I expect to see it among the Winners soon. #3344947

Crossroad Photography 9/22/2006 7:37:08 AM

Stunning winter scene, Ken. Looks like a winner! #3345277

Paula Dwyer 9/22/2006 7:57:36 AM

Absolutely breathtaking!!! :) #3345421

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/22/2006 8:25:02 AM

Oh my goodness Ken. This is soooooo gorgeous it takes my breath away! ^.^ Kitty #3345513

Rakesh Syal 9/22/2006 10:08:01 AM

Outstanding capture, composition and a winner, Ken! #3345799

Paul Michko 9/22/2006 10:38:34 AM

WOW!!! Amazing scene, Ken. #3345914

Kaye Burazin 9/22/2006 11:31:18 AM

So beautiful.The clarity is so outstanding Ken, I can almost smell the fresh mountain air. #3346094

Hendrik Storme 9/22/2006 12:11:42 PM

Stunning! #3346185

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 9/22/2006 1:16:45 PM

This is almost beyond beautiful. WOW. #3346356

Renee Doyle 9/22/2006 4:03:18 PM

Magnificent capture of this gorgeous scene Ken!!!! Truly beautiful!

Jack R. Perry 9/22/2006 4:24:40 PM

Now that looks like a remote location! Well captured Ken. #3346973

David Phalen 9/22/2006 5:07:08 PM

Stunning, awesome, fantastic, spectacular and any other superlative you can think of. A beautiful IR shot Ken. Well worth the boat trip. #3347093

Ronald F. Fischer 9/22/2006 5:13:07 PM

Ken, you keep outdoing yourself with one awesome landscape capture after another! #3347119

Kay E. Mahoney 9/22/2006 5:19:41 PM

Fantastic capture. Beautiful scene. Love the effect. #3347150

Nancy L. Green 9/22/2006 5:39:58 PM

Absolutely stunning Ken!!! This belongs on a Christmas card!!! <>< #3347229

Tamara K. Walker 9/22/2006 8:08:56 PM

Fantastic capture. The deck of that luxury liner you were on gave you a great advantage point. #3347597

Kenneth Mucke 9/23/2006 2:00:21 AM

Another stunning capture Ken...awesome POV and lighting #3348336

Tammy Scott 9/23/2006 5:08:48 AM

Fantastic lighting and beautiful shot #3348989

Cassie L. Woodlee 9/23/2006 9:19:34 AM

This is absolutley stunning!!! WOW!! Love it Ken, great capture. #3350091

Ken Smith 9/23/2006 9:24:06 AM

Thank you so much for all the wonderful comments!! #3350107

Candice C. Calhoun 9/23/2006 12:58:24 PM

Truly spectacular! Love the sparkling look you achieved here!

ccc #3350723

John Connolly 9/23/2006 2:57:36 PM

What a superb capture, Ken! You have taken IR Photography to a new level! Besides all that, it is a magnificient scene! #3351117

Roger Bernabo 9/23/2006 8:57:25 PM

WOW, so beautiful and pristene; another great Canadian shot Ken!! #3352034

Tamera S. Phillips 9/26/2006 7:53:56 AM

Just beautiful! Looks like a winner Ken. #3363471

Renee Doyle 10/26/2006 1:47:35 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Ken!!!!! Best of luck in the next round!!!

Gail Vitikacs 10/26/2006 2:07:02 PM


Tamera S. Phillips 10/26/2006 2:18:42 PM

Told you so!! LOL. Good luck in the next round Ken. Just beautiful. #3501855

Sherry K. Adkins 10/26/2006 2:25:00 PM

Congrats on this finalist, Ken. It is an absolutley beautiful shot. #3501943

Ray Clarke 10/26/2006 2:49:15 PM

Congrats on this lovely finalist Ken #3502244

Ray Clarke 10/26/2006 2:49:19 PM

Congrats on this lovely finalist Ken #3502245

Ray Clarke 10/26/2006 2:49:21 PM

Congrats on this lovely finalist Ken #3502246

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 10/26/2006 3:06:06 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Ken!!!!! Wonderful image!!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3502452

Crossroad Photography 10/26/2006 3:09:07 PM

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Ken! #3502483

Kaye Burazin 10/26/2006 3:18:45 PM

I knew a month couldn't go by without you placing in the finals Ken. Good luck on the next round. #3502593

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/26/2006 3:59:58 PM

WOW, this is excellent Ken!!! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round!!! #3502994

Claudia Kuhn 10/26/2006 5:24:37 PM

Gorgeous image Ken, congrats! #3503654

Nadya Johnson 10/26/2006 5:49:05 PM

Somehow I missed this earlier, but it's EXQUISITE, Ken!! Congratulations on your AWESOME finalist! Best of luck in the next round! #3503851

Bobbie Davis 10/26/2006 6:30:20 PM

Congrats Ken girls still rule #3504251

Kenneth Mucke 10/26/2006 7:05:07 PM

Georgous finalist Ken...I knew we would see this #3504591

Michael S. Baker 10/26/2006 7:05:29 PM

Agree with Nadya, this one got by me. Excellent capture!! Best of luck at next level!
Mike B- #3504594

Tammy Scott 10/26/2006 7:40:20 PM

Gorgeous finalist - Congratulations #3505003

Su Sana E. P 10/26/2006 8:39:30 PM

Congatulations again, Ken!! #3505619

Nancy L. Green 10/26/2006 8:47:42 PM

Congratulations Ken on this superb finalist!! <>< #3505670

She-She Killough 10/26/2006 10:25:34 PM

Stunning KEN!! Love this one! WTG!!

Judyann Plante 10/27/2006 3:15:26 AM

Congratulations once again, Ken!

Judyann ><> #3506878

Cassie L. Woodlee 10/27/2006 6:26:05 AM

Congratulations Ken!! #3507851

Sharon King 10/27/2006 6:54:06 AM

This is just Breathtaking Ken...WOW, WOW!!! #3508044

Donna W. Neal 10/27/2006 8:57:32 AM

Congratulations on a well deserved finalist Ken! #3508864

Cliff & Patti Smith 10/27/2006 10:22:28 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Ken! #3509553

Hendrik Storme 10/27/2006 10:32:58 AM

Congratulations, fantastic Ken!!! #3509605

Emile Abbott 10/27/2006 12:56:08 PM

Great finalist and congratulation my friend. #3510147

Darryl Wilkinson 10/27/2006 1:26:17 PM

Ken, er I mean, Mr. IR :) Congratulations on your Finalist awards this month!!!! #3510272

Rakesh Syal 10/27/2006 1:27:49 PM

A stunning finalist!! I am so glad, Ken! #3510285

Kathleen K. Parker 10/27/2006 3:59:50 PM

Way to go, Ken!!! Congrats on all of your superb photo finalists.
KK and Terry at the Doubletree Hotel in Roswell :-P #3510968

Jill Odice 10/27/2006 7:59:59 PM

WTG Ken!!! :-) Gorgeous winning image my friend! #3511844

Erica Murphy 10/28/2006 4:38:50 PM

Breathtaking photo Ken! Congratulations.

Erica #3515440

Renee Doyle 10/28/2006 11:52:30 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic 2nd place win Ken!!!!!

Darryl Wilkinson 10/29/2006 12:47:28 AM

Beautiful win, Ken! Congratulations! #3516437

Kenneth Mucke 10/29/2006 1:06:09 AM

Congrats on this outstanding WIN Ken....Way to go #3516598

Hendrik Storme 10/29/2006 1:33:38 AM

Big congrats on your fantastic winner! #3516632

Cathy Barrows 10/29/2006 2:23:49 AM

Beautiful...congrats on your win #3516791

Judyann Plante 10/29/2006 2:44:04 AM

Congr5atulations, Ken, on this well-deserved win!!!

JUdyann ><> #3516850

Su Sana E. P 10/29/2006 2:49:26 AM

Ken, Huge Congratulations on this beautiful Win!!

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 10/29/2006 3:01:23 AM

How could it not be a winner? Big congratulations, Ken. #3516935

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 10/29/2006 3:42:24 AM

Way to go Ken, Bravo! #3517094

Tammy Scott 10/29/2006 3:58:03 AM

Great Job Ken #3517161

Rakesh Syal 10/29/2006 4:21:28 AM

Teriffic win, Ken! Congratulations!


Kathleen K. Parker 10/29/2006 4:27:26 AM

Congratulations on your big win!!!
KK and Terry #3517276

William C. Raco 10/29/2006 4:57:48 AM

Outstanding photo, Ken

Bill #3517384

She-She Killough 10/29/2006 5:02:40 AM

YEAH KEN!!! You always have WINNERS!!! Many congratulations!! :D #3517404

Murry Grigsby 10/29/2006 5:08:54 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous image and win Ken! #3517431

Ronald F. Fischer 10/29/2006 5:42:32 AM

Congrats, Ken!!!!! #3517615

Crossroad Photography 10/29/2006 6:10:51 AM

Congratulations on your superb winner, Ken! #3517779

Michael S. Baker 10/29/2006 6:34:29 AM

I knew this would be a winner, but did not want to jinx you, Ken. Excellent capture...congrats on your win!
Mike B- #3517887

Stephen Zacker 10/29/2006 7:05:24 AM

Great winter scenic. Congratulations #3518033

KV Day 10/29/2006 7:06:39 AM

Congrats Ken! #3518038

Deborah Sandidge 10/29/2006 7:35:02 AM

Gorgeous scenic, congratulations Ken!! #3518188

Kaye Burazin 10/29/2006 7:45:18 AM

A hearty congrats on your win Ken! #3518267

Cyn Valentine 10/29/2006 7:45:56 AM

Congratulations Ken...beautiful image! #3518271

Tamera S. Phillips 10/29/2006 7:50:38 AM

Congrats Ken on your win! #3518302

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston 10/29/2006 9:30:36 AM

Congrats Ken! #3518649

Kay E. Mahoney 10/29/2006 11:09:03 AM

Ken, Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner. #3518965

Gail Vitikacs 10/29/2006 11:16:19 AM

INCREDIBLE WIN KEN!!! This is awesome! #3518991

Emile Abbott 10/29/2006 11:52:34 AM

A real winner, Ken Congratulations #3519054

Laura Clay-Ballard 10/29/2006 12:25:58 PM

Totally awesome, Ken. ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! Congrats! #3519128

Linda D. Lester 10/29/2006 1:08:44 PM

I guess you could of swam! Beautiful...congratulations! #3519314

Janine Russell 10/29/2006 2:49:45 PM

Ken, congratulations on your Second Place Win! #3519678

John Connolly 10/29/2006 3:02:13 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved win, Ken! #3519750

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/29/2006 3:19:46 PM

Congratulations on your second place win!! This really is remarkable Ken! #3519820

Colette M. Metcalf 10/29/2006 4:15:01 PM

Congratulations on your WIN, Ken!!! #3519981

Sharon Day 10/29/2006 4:59:33 PM

BIG Congratulations on your win, Ken !!! #3520135

Judy V. Kennamer 10/29/2006 5:30:49 PM

BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL Ken!! Congratulations!!!! And it was great shooting with you this weekend! Judy #3520234

Kristi A. Howson 10/29/2006 7:06:12 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner Ken!!! So beautiful with these highlights! #3520646

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/29/2006 8:12:41 PM

Well now aren't you SPECIAL! LOL

This is fantastic Ken! I'm suprised you used a boat! After seeing you in the middle of the streams, I figured you just walked out and made this awesome pic.
Enjoyed the Atlanta shoot, nice meeting ya!
jo ann c. #3520871

Bill Wyatt 10/30/2006 2:04:53 PM

Very beautiful I love everything about it Ken!!! Congratulations and I had a great time meeting you and shooting with you!! #3524423

RC Fritz 10/30/2006 4:58:58 PM

Beautiful capture Ken. Congratulations on your WIN! #3524964

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 10/30/2006 6:46:01 PM

WAY TO GO, Ken!!!! A fantastic win!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3525316

Amy JACKSON 10/30/2006 6:51:54 PM

Congratulations on your second place win, Ken!! :) #3525340

Cora Miller 10/30/2006 10:42:58 PM

WoW, you certainly made the most of what you had to work with here, Ken. Outstanding! Congratulations on your win. #3525829

Bill Wyatt 11/2/2006 6:18:40 AM

This is fantastic Ken, congratulations my friend! #3536217

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/6/2006 12:11:35 PM

One of the prettiest pictures I have ever seen!!!!! I LOVE THIS!!!!!! Beautiful work and so happy this won an award!!!!! I want a poster!!!!! lol #3553273

Corinne M. Thompson 11/8/2006 11:12:41 AM

Huge Congratulations on this well deserved win! Absolutely beautiful! #3562067

Cathy M. Gromball 11/8/2006 7:02:01 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Ken! Beautiful photo!

Cathy :) #3563614

Sandra Freyler 11/18/2006 6:06:32 PM

Congratulations Ken! Stunning image.. Great work! :) #3602415

eileen bedford 11/26/2006 5:39:03 PM

Congrats on your win Ken, Awesome landscape... #3634748

Murry Grigsby 11/27/2006 6:07:05 AM

Congrats on your beautiful image and win Ken!! #3636990

Carla Metzler 11/27/2006 6:08:28 AM

Congratulations, Ken! #3636998

Emile Abbott 11/30/2006 12:10:28 PM

Congats, Ken. #3651331

Linda D. Lester 4/1/2007 3:44:47 PM

Keep the camera! This is too beautiful!
I don't know if your other camera does this good! #4119781

Linda D. Lester 5/29/2007 7:37:29 PM

This one!~ #4344864

James E. Coleman 6/16/2008 8:13:09 PM

I was trying to figure out how you made these reflections look so good.
Great shot!

Jim #6068211

Remi Trepanier 2/27/2009 10:46:47 AM

Wow, Canada!!! Beautiful! #7222781

Remi Trepanier 2/27/2009 10:46:47 AM

Wow, Canada!!! Beautiful! #7222782

Alicia B. Wood 4/26/2010 12:04:18 PM


This is an amazing shot I just love this photo absolutely stunning. Congrats on your win Ken well deserved


Songbird Cline 9/17/2010 9:31:57 AM

wowow!! beautiful! #8912561

Laura E. Swan 4/21/2011 12:21:19 AM

Ken, this is absolutely breath taking! I've seen Spirit Island on many brochures and I've never seen one like this! I bet the travel bureau would be interested in this wonderful Gold Winner!

Huge congrats! GORGEOUS!

-Laura :) #9361106

Joanna Madloch 11/19/2011 2:37:27 PM

It is breathtaking, Ken. I love the tones and light here. #9819293

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Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park, Canada.

I used the Hoya IR 72 filter and was shooting into the sun. The only way to get to this location is by boat.

Uploaded on 9/22/2006 4:00:25 AM

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