Inspired by the Heavens

© Paul G Slate

Inspired by the Heavens

Donald K. Cherry level-classic 12/5/2006 2:59:29 AM

Yes, this is definately inspirational, Paul!! wonderfully seen and captured!! #567362

Paul G Slate 12/5/2006 3:02:25 AM

Also inspired by Ansel Adams! #3667570

Paul E. Earl 12/5/2006 3:02:49 AM

FANTASTIC!!! Perfect for the monthly theme! #3667573

Glenn E. Urquhart 12/5/2006 3:10:32 AM

Stunning capture and compostion, Paul!!!
A very beautiful image for the monthly theme!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3667620

Carol Sawyer 12/5/2006 3:13:26 AM

This is just beautiful, Paul!! perfect for the monthly theme!! #3667635

Colette M. Metcalf 12/5/2006 3:16:07 AM

WOW!!! What a gorgeous capture, Paul! #3667652

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 12/5/2006 3:24:22 AM

Paul this capture is inspiring,I only wish I could capture lighting like this.Beautiful!!!!! #3667692

William C. Raco level-classic 12/5/2006 3:27:48 AM

Excellent capture of the streaming light
Very well taken, Paul

Bill #3667710

Joy L. Barber level-classic 12/5/2006 3:29:11 AM

I love captures like this...after all what is photography if not for light? Ansel Adams inspired me too. #3667719

Jeff Robinson level-classic 12/5/2006 3:41:46 AM

This is Outstanding Paul!! Great comp and use of light!! Jeff (Dallas had snow last week) #3667753

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 12/5/2006 3:52:35 AM

WOW...this is terrific!!!! Super for the theme! #3667773

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 12/5/2006 4:04:29 AM

GORGEOUS, Paul!!! Love the capture, comp., and title!!! AWESOME entry into the MT! <>< #3667819

Donna W. Neal 12/5/2006 4:18:53 AM

Really beautiful Paul #3667886

Karen E. Michaels level-classic 12/5/2006 4:21:03 AM

This may be inspiried by the heaves, but you really brought it all out. Kudo's, karen #3667899

Melissa A. Mannon level-classic 12/5/2006 4:21:04 AM

absolutely beautiful! #3667900

Ray Thoms level-classic 12/5/2006 4:25:15 AM

Great image Paul... #3667934

Alan L. Borror 12/5/2006 4:34:54 AM

WINNER, Paul! Great entry for monthly theme. We should see this again! #3667989

Paula Dwyer 12/5/2006 5:26:43 AM

Outstanding capture!!! I agree this is a winner!!! :) #3668159

Lynne Morris 12/5/2006 5:29:10 AM

WOW Paul this is stunning, not easy to take but you have mastered it perfectly, hope we see it again! #3668166

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 12/5/2006 5:32:13 AM

Incredibly inspiring!

ccc #3668182

Teresa Pye level-classic 12/5/2006 6:45:59 AM

WOW!! This is beautiful. #3668486

eileen bedford level-classic 12/5/2006 7:00:03 AM

AWESOME view of the Heavens and title. A winner from my POV... #3668554

Chastity Abbott 12/5/2006 7:27:36 AM

Winner to me too!!!!!!!!
LOVE everything about it! :o) #3668685

Su Sana E. P level-classic 12/5/2006 7:31:41 AM

Perfect title for this great image, Paul!! Absolutely a visual classic!! #3668706

Carla Metzler 12/5/2006 7:58:44 AM

Great image! #3668839

Rakesh Syal level-classic 12/5/2006 8:05:31 AM

Stunning capture! I agree this is a winner!! #3668876

Bambi L. Dingman 12/5/2006 8:55:52 AM

What an amazing image, Paul! I can easily imagine this on the as a piece of artwork on the wall or in a gallery. Beautiful!! #3669160

Manuel Barrera 12/5/2006 8:58:13 AM

Awesome image, Paul #3669171

Bridgette B 12/5/2006 9:00:38 AM

Inspriational indeed! Wonderful image for the theme!! #3669191

Stephen Zacker 12/5/2006 10:01:48 AM

Stunnning. Like your cropping #3669380

Cary Rogers 12/5/2006 10:14:22 AM

Marvelous panoramic capture of a very spiritual moment, Paul! Very inspiring work! #3669431

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 12/5/2006 12:28:31 PM

Gorgeous iamge, Paul !!! Inspiration at it's best and perfect for this month's theme. #3669774

Paul G Slate 12/5/2006 1:10:19 PM

thank you all for the kind words! #3669944

Steve M. Harrington 12/5/2006 1:32:39 PM

Hey Paul, This is a terrific image. I find myself mentally adding my own colors.
Steve #3670075

Wendy S. Mogul 12/5/2006 1:37:36 PM

Wow very heavenly indeed!! Beautiful job! #3670109

Debi Zylbermann 12/5/2006 1:40:23 PM

Hi Paul, I keep getting BP emails on photos that I comment on - 3 times in the last few minutes you've been the next person to comment on the same pictures! I thought I had to go see who is following me around, and I'm glad I did. This is an absolutely AMAZING shot. Fantastic. #3670120

Olivia Navarro 12/5/2006 1:52:54 PM

WOW, what an amazing shot! Gorgeous! #3670162

Linda L. Ruiz 12/5/2006 2:13:46 PM

You have a winner here. awesome #3670235

Girish Vaghela 12/5/2006 2:33:11 PM

Surely a winner, paul! #3670295

David Whitcher 12/5/2006 4:45:41 PM

Paul, looking at galleries it seems that everyone has an image that is a turning point in their hobby or carrier (like Jane Summa's 9/11 shoes.). This one is that image for you!!!!! ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL!!!!!!! #3670714

Kaye Burazin 12/5/2006 4:51:07 PM

WOW WOW WOW. As good as an Ansel Adams black and white. #3670740

Lori K. Whitman 12/5/2006 6:54:23 PM

This absolutely takes my breath away!! #3671078

Husain Akhtar 12/6/2006 12:34:37 AM

Superb manifestation of the heavenly thoughts, Paul! Very dramatic presentation indeed! #3671741

Jimmy Bhogal 12/6/2006 12:50:22 AM

nice work Paul !! seems like from some another world ! #3671752

Sharon King 12/6/2006 4:50:08 AM

Awesome image Paul!! Terrific title too! #3672525

Ross Throndson 12/6/2006 5:39:31 AM

Very Inspiring....Beautiful Capture of this Heavenly Light, Paul!! #3672797

Suzanne Plumpton 12/6/2006 8:44:57 AM

Heavenly Beautiful! Congrats on such an amazing capture that holds so much inspiration! Suzanne #3673718

Melissa G. Meiselman 12/6/2006 8:48:04 AM

This is definitely an inspirational scene and one of the best I have seen in this category. When I think of inspiration, sunlight coming as beams of light through the trees certainly comes to mind. Great job, Paul!!! #3673728

Tamara Sovilj 12/6/2006 12:47:15 PM

Perfect image Paul, really wonderful light nature efect! Just wonderful! #3674438

David Pratt 12/6/2006 6:52:01 PM

Well done Paul! Terific capture. #3675375

Datha Y. Thompson 12/6/2006 8:56:36 PM

EXCELLENT!!! :0) #3675707

Sandra Freyler 12/7/2006 4:01:38 AM

Outstanding caputre, Paul! Too beautiful... great shot! #3676665

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 12/7/2006 1:15:11 PM

Paul, this IS inspiring! Amazing beauty1 #3678522

April Riggs 12/7/2006 6:55:37 PM

This is surley a winner, just beautiful! #3679235

Steven W. Lepak 12/7/2006 7:03:36 PM

Bravo, Bravo Paul. Outstanding capture. Keep up the great work. Best Regards, Steven #3679260

Kathy Reeves level-classic 12/8/2006 4:20:47 AM

Fabulous image Paul!! #3680120

Z. Banu level-classic 12/8/2006 6:58:26 AM

Awesome capture so beautiful rays of heaven well done.Paul perfect for monthly theme. #3680730

Raymond Pauly level-classic 12/8/2006 12:59:08 PM

Beautiful and inspiring panoramic! Fabulous lighting! #3681738

JR Manuel level-classic 12/9/2006 3:10:57 AM

Nothing but PHENOMENAL!!! Great, great capture Paul. I hope to one day capture this type of scene with my 400D. Impressive. #3683429

JR Manuel level-classic 12/9/2006 3:11:05 AM

Nothing but PHENOMENAL!!! Great, great capture Paul. I hope to one day capture this type of scene with my 400D. Impressive. #3683430

Terri L. Scribner 12/9/2006 4:18:22 AM

Wow! Beautiful capture, Paul! #3683539

Irene Suchocki 12/10/2006 4:52:43 PM

Glorious rays of light. Well done! #3688641

Shelley Spillenaar 12/12/2006 7:48:52 PM

Excellent work!! #3696672

Sherry K. Adkins level-classic 12/13/2006 10:02:22 PM

Well Paul, there isn't alot more I can say that hasn't already been said about this
image. It is truly breathtaking and inspirational. You did a superb job on capturing the light. Just because someone sees something this beautiful, doesn't mean they can capture it. Ansel would be proud to call this his own. Very well done! #3700310

RC Fritz level-classic 12/14/2006 8:04:29 AM

Beautiful scene. Terrific lighting, Paul! ":^D} #3701829

Derek D. Dafoe 12/15/2006 1:55:50 AM

Beautifully captured Paul!! Great job with this !! #3704025

Dan E. 12/18/2006 12:45:47 PM

Cool image #3715477

Shawn Jennings level-classic 12/18/2006 12:59:33 PM

Great image Paul! #3715518

Steven M. Siwek 12/19/2006 7:55:09 PM

great capture, love it #3719934

Diana L. Ralph 12/20/2006 7:58:11 PM

This is VERY inspirational... sure hope you entered in the monthly theme this month! VERY well done! #3723475

paul parent level-classic 12/30/2006 3:53:29 PM

Simply Stunning #3761205

Esther Smith level-classic 1/1/2007 7:58:24 PM

Beautiful,Paul! A winner! #3769507

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 1/2/2007 4:30:57 PM

This is so very pretty, Paul, and awe inspiring, too!!
kk #3773420

Cindy D. Vaughan level-classic 1/3/2007 9:21:49 PM

WOW!! This is so beautiful Paul and I have to agree with Kathleen inspiring!! #3778229

Paula Dwyer level-classic 1/6/2007 4:26:32 AM

OUTSTANDING!!! :) #3787138

paul parent level-classic 1/19/2007 4:26:21 AM

Outstanding, I love this one,

Every time I am visiting your gallery,
I have to see this one.

Again, great work Paul.

Wendy Stevenson level-classic 1/20/2007 7:28:50 AM

Absolutely gorgeous Paul! Not only the heavenly light but the tones and pano presentation are beautiful!! I sure hope we see this one again!! Superbly shot! #3842622

Paul G Slate level-classic 1/20/2007 11:02:10 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments that you have left!!! #3843230

Laurie Daily level-classic 1/21/2007 4:12:00 PM

An incredibly inspirational image, Paul. You found a beautiful moment in time when you happened upon this! #3846970

Cherie Early level-classic 1/22/2007 9:38:00 AM

Paul, I think I need a Thesaurus. I can't think of any other words to describe this photo that have not been used previously. You did a wonderful job. #3850426

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-classic 1/22/2007 9:49:56 AM

Fantastic lighting and composition! #3850444

Paul E. Earl 1/24/2007 3:32:17 PM

A big CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist! Good luck in the next round! #3861514

Glenn E. Urquhart 1/24/2007 3:34:14 PM

A BIG Congratulations on your finalist award, Paul!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #3861544

Siete Meeter 1/24/2007 3:55:40 PM

Congratulate with your beautiful picture, and on your finalist award. #3861840

Colette M. Metcalf 1/24/2007 4:11:50 PM

Congratulations!! #3862084

Raymond Pauly level-classic 1/24/2007 4:16:22 PM

This is among the most beautiful pictures I have ever seen!! Big congratulations, Paul! You have a winner here! #3862155

Paul G Slate 1/24/2007 4:16:42 PM

Thank you all!!! #3862160

Diana L. Ralph 1/24/2007 4:38:49 PM

Congratulations, Paul! This is truly a winner! #3862487

Sharon King 1/24/2007 4:40:45 PM

Awesome Finalist! #3862511

David Pratt 1/24/2007 4:57:02 PM

Congratulations Paul! Great job! #3862714

Sherry K. Adkins level-classic 1/24/2007 5:04:48 PM

Congrats, Paul, on your finalist. #3862805

Laurie Daily level-classic 1/24/2007 5:28:29 PM

Beautiful Paul! Congratulations! #3863013

Su Sana E. P level-classic 1/24/2007 7:32:03 PM

Congratulations, Paul!! #3864315

paul parent level-classic 1/24/2007 7:41:22 PM


This is a winner. #3864389

Jessica Jenney level-classic 1/25/2007 6:06:25 AM

Congratulations, Paul! I agree! A winner! #3866911

Paula Dwyer level-classic 1/25/2007 6:31:04 AM

I also say this is a winner!!!!
Congratulations Paul!!!! :) #3867116

Shawn Jennings level-classic 1/25/2007 6:36:05 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Paul! #3867169

Paul G Slate 1/25/2007 6:38:01 AM

Thank you all again so much for the kind words!!!! #3867192

Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/25/2007 6:45:20 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #3867273

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 1/25/2007 8:54:49 AM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3868347

John V. Roscich level-classic 1/25/2007 1:15:12 PM

JOHN #3870043

The Judges at level-classic 1/25/2007 2:29:31 PM

It is #3870547

The Judges at level-classic 1/25/2007 3:45:51 PM

Awesome quality of light #3871213

Peter K. Burian level-classic 1/25/2007 5:51:54 PM

Absolutely, positively incredible, Paul. WOW!

Peter #3871804

Revonda L. Gentry level-classic 1/25/2007 5:56:44 PM

Congratulations on this spectacular winner!! #3871843

Su Sana E. P level-classic 1/25/2007 6:12:09 PM

Congratulations again, Paul!! Double Winner!! Wow!! #3871933

Raymond Pauly level-classic 1/25/2007 6:50:57 PM

Congratulations! #3872226

John V. Roscich level-classic 1/25/2007 6:51:49 PM


Vladan D. Djordjevic level-classic 1/25/2007 6:53:21 PM

Congratulations on your Winner!!! #3872244

David Pratt level-classic 1/25/2007 7:30:05 PM

WoW ! Paul Congratulations on winner #2! Super work! #3872505

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 1/25/2007 7:59:57 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Again Paul on another Amazing WINNER :0) #3872678

Cary Rogers level-classic 1/25/2007 8:29:36 PM

Congratulations, Paul! A very inspiring moment and a magnificent capture! #3872807

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 1/25/2007 8:35:31 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3872834

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 1/25/2007 10:26:29 PM

Congratulations, Paul!! #3873115

Darryl Wilkinson 1/25/2007 11:28:10 PM

Outstanding work, Paul! Congratulations! #3873224

Paul E. Earl 1/26/2007 1:24:10 AM

A terrific month, Paul! Well done! #3873452

Les Rhoades level-classic 1/26/2007 1:49:15 AM

Congratulations on your December second place WINNER! #3873526

RC Fritz 1/26/2007 2:09:43 AM

Congratulation, Paul! Beautiful WINNER!!! #3873552

Alan L. Borror 1/26/2007 2:38:23 AM

congratulations on this awesome winner, Paul! #3873601

Donald K. Cherry level-classic 1/26/2007 4:18:12 AM

Paul, Congratulations of this fantastic winning image! The comp and lighting are spectacular!! #3873942

Colette M. Metcalf 1/26/2007 4:24:46 AM

Congratulations, Paul!! #3873975

Joy L. Barber 1/26/2007 5:14:02 AM

Congratulations --- I love sunbeams/sunrays also - they given me a sense of peace and well-being. Beautiful job - good eye - sunbeams unlike sunsets and sunrises don't happen every day!! #3874155

Glenn E. Urquhart 1/26/2007 5:15:22 AM

Congratulations on Your Excellent WIN, Paul!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3874166

Wally Orlowsky 1/26/2007 5:53:30 AM

Congratulations on this "inspired" winner, Paul! #3874375

Holly Shao 1/26/2007 6:21:46 AM

Congratulations, Paul, on this Wonderful Win!!

Holly #3874513

Alexis Yobbagy 1/26/2007 7:33:30 AM

Congratulations Paul on such a well deserved win!!! :-) #3874777

Paula Dwyer 1/26/2007 8:01:02 AM

Congratulations on your awesome winner Paul!!!! :) #3874904

Janine Russell level-classic 1/26/2007 10:17:04 AM

Paul, great tones and lighting; congratulations on your Second Place Win. #3875433

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 1/26/2007 11:48:05 AM

A big congratulations on your Second place win!! The lighting is superb, such an inspirational image!! #3875699

Laurie Daily level-classic 1/26/2007 2:11:15 PM

Congrats on this gorgeous second place winner!!! #3876153

Evy Johansen level-classic 1/26/2007 7:20:52 PM

So beautiful!! Big congratulations on your most deserving win, Paul! #3876986

Lynne Morris 1/27/2007 1:24:55 AM

Oh thought we would see this one again Paul and delighted its here with the winners. Awesome capture and many congratulations on a well deserved win. #3877528

Girish Vaghela 1/27/2007 5:28:51 AM

Outstanding caputre, Paul! #3878069

Joy Rector 1/27/2007 5:41:19 AM

congrats on this awsome win #3878131

Joy Rector 1/27/2007 5:41:32 AM

congrats on this awsome win #3878133

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 1/27/2007 7:19:04 AM

No question this is a winner! CONGRATULATIONS! #3878477

Errick L. Cameron level-classic 1/27/2007 10:19:03 AM

Inspiring photo. Thanks for sharing. #3879291

Rakesh Syal level-classic 1/27/2007 9:01:39 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner, Paul!!


Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 1/28/2007 6:00:52 AM

Congratulations Paul!!!! #3882140

Pat Gamwell level-classic 1/28/2007 3:56:31 PM

Breathtaking, powerful, dramatic, inspiring, magnificent, etc! the way...did I say how much I LOVE this shot? lol:) HUGH CONGRATS..well deserved!!! #3883874

Roger Fry level-classic 1/30/2007 8:30:50 PM

Fabulous !

Roger #3893628

Milan Banik 1/31/2007 3:00:05 AM

inspire me too...........excellent shot ,deserve win. #3894288

C A 7/7/2007 4:42:15 PM

Congratulations. Beautiful shot! An example for a lot of people of how it should be. BW Corne #4482967

Paul G Slate 7/9/2007 5:48:55 PM

thank you all for the kind words! #4490253

Yulianto Soeroso 7/10/2007 3:00:05 AM

wow only say wow #4491243

Niky Sama 7/10/2007 8:13:33 PM

i see all your pics are winners but this is my fav. Thanks for the comment by the way #4494343

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 7/11/2007 12:19:42 PM

Breath-taking image, Paul!!! And, a BIG CONGRATS!!! <>< #4497430

Arnie Horwitz level-classic 7/11/2007 9:34:29 PM

Great composition and incredible lighting, Paul! #4498789

Steven E. Ray level-classic 7/12/2007 12:07:22 PM

This photo is really awesome! Almost spiritual. #4501324

Cheryl Meisel level-classic 7/14/2007 8:42:59 AM

As I sit here looking at your winning capture I only have one word to say.
Cherylm #4507790

Tom Andersen level-classic 7/15/2007 11:16:01 AM

Really superb lighting in this scene, Paul! Excellent capture! #4511002

Melissa McCabe 7/15/2007 4:09:35 PM

Belated congratulations! This is amazing! I love it! #4511756

Lisa R. Buffington level-classic 7/17/2007 9:18:54 AM

Congrats! This absolutely stunning. Love it, great work. #4518534

Jean E. Hildebrant level-classic 7/18/2007 7:19:13 PM

Absolutely gorgeous! In a word....devine! #4524651

Lorri Shank 7/19/2007 8:32:53 PM

Congrats on your win. A beautiful, timeless image. I'd frame it! #4529004

Holly Hitchcock 7/21/2007 7:44:25 PM

Paul: as usual you raise the art to a new level. BEAUTIFUL in every way. #4537457

Rose Bailey 10/29/2007 4:10:09 AM

Awesome! Well done and congratulations! This is my kind of image! #4998367

Cheryl E. Molennor 2/28/2008 11:46:51 AM

Just amazing!! Congratulations! #5568259

Lori Carlson 3/3/2008 4:04:23 PM

WOW! Big congrats to you, Gary! :0) #5588082

Paul G Slate 3/3/2008 4:07:28 PM

Thank you all! #5588105

paul parent level-classic 3/26/2008 3:21:55 AM

Superb shot ! #5699703

Morgan Slate level-classic 3/27/2008 3:44:28 PM

amazing job dad! #5707268

Candice L. Carter 7/26/2008 8:01:26 AM

Inspiring indeed! Breathtaking! Exquisite! #6233199

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