The Beginning

© Steve M. Sieren

The Beginning

Patric K. Medeiros 1/8/2007 9:35:01 AM

thats different. I love how rich the color is. great capture. #584592

Jeana Clark 1/8/2007 9:54:10 AM

Beautiful colors Steve! Wonderful capture!
~Jeana~ #3795741

Robert Baer 1/8/2007 9:55:04 AM

i love the effect of using a small aperature on your sun. the colors in the canyon are beautiful. #3795745

randy dannheim 1/8/2007 11:08:39 AM

Steve, I expect to see this one again. Another beautiful capture. What grade of ND did you use. I am taken aback by the color and detail of the rocks in the foreground. #3796051

Judy A. Lawhon 1/8/2007 11:49:36 AM

Awesome shot, Steve!! #3796207

Remi Trepanier 1/8/2007 2:02:43 PM

This is excellent! I love it Steve. Keep that picture and frame it, it's beautiful!! #3796626

Steve M. Sieren 1/8/2007 2:22:54 PM

Thank you Patric, Jeana, Justin, Randy, Judy, and Remi.

Randy it was an off brand resin filter 3 stop hard graduation. I should be using glass filters for a sharper image. #3796705

Jennifer Rennison 1/8/2007 4:52:06 PM

Gorgeous image, Steve! Excellent perspective with the foreground boulder to the sunrise, beautiful lighting and colors! #3797089

Janine Russell 1/8/2007 9:03:30 PM

Steve, excellent colors, detail, exposure, lighting and DOF. #3797975

Morteza Safataj 1/24/2007 5:40:54 PM

Fantastic image STEVE!! #3863142

Corinne M. Thompson 2/11/2007 7:29:06 PM

Beautiful comp, lighting and colors! #3938146

Jeana Clark 2/24/2007 12:38:44 PM

Congrats on this beautiful finalist...way to go Steve!
~Jeana~ #3983225

Gary Lange 2/24/2007 12:50:32 PM

Steve, wow, beautiful image!!! Congrats to you on this wonderful image! #3983376

Cathy Barrows 2/24/2007 1:18:00 PM

Congrats on your finalist...very pretty #3983677

Janine Russell 2/24/2007 2:46:23 PM

Steve, congratulations on your finalist. #3984616

Nikki McDonald 2/24/2007 3:31:38 PM

Great finalist, Steve. Should be a winner, too. Congratulations either way. #3985018

Kay E. Mahoney 2/25/2007 4:52:16 AM

WOW!!!! Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3989444

Donna J. Eaton 2/25/2007 7:49:32 AM

Gorgeous finalist, Steve ! Good luck in the next round!
#3990525

Carla Metzler 2/27/2007 12:59:27 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Steve! #4002283

Gary Lange 2/27/2007 1:44:58 PM

Congrats on this beautiful winner, Steve!! #4002680

Donna W. Neal 2/27/2007 2:18:42 PM

Congratulations on an awesome and well deserved WINNER Steve #4003004

JOHN V. ROSCICH 2/27/2007 2:44:32 PM

BEAUTIFUL IMAGE STEVE
CONGRATULATIONS
JOHN #4003144

Mick Burkey 2/27/2007 4:20:31 PM

Absolutely breathtaking!! Big congratulations on a well deserved win, Steve. #4003588

Jeff W. Robinson 2/27/2007 5:55:13 PM

Congrats Steve on your impressive Win! Jeff #4004002

Dominick M. Dimacale 2/27/2007 6:47:35 PM

Congratulations Steve on your wonderful win...Dominick #4004288

Jeana Clark 2/27/2007 8:15:20 PM

Again...beautiful image and outstanding win for you!! CONGRATULATIONS Steve!!
~Jeana~ #4004738

Kay E. Mahoney 2/28/2007 4:22:29 AM

Steve, Congratulations on your second place winner:) #4005574

Laurence Saliba 2/28/2007 9:17:53 AM

Beautiful image!!! Congratulations Steve!!! #4006842

Janine Russell 2/28/2007 3:22:54 PM

Steve, congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4008223

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/28/2007 5:27:43 PM

Stunning and beautiful sunrise, nicely composed and lit. A big congratulations on your win!! #4008525

Susan M. Hembree 2/28/2007 9:10:19 PM

Awesome, Steve! Congratulations on your win! #4009264

Evy Johansen 2/28/2007 10:42:53 PM

Big congratulations on your very beautiful win, Steve! #4009413

randy dannheim 3/1/2007 1:47:15 PM

Way to go Steve - new we would see this one again. #4012046

Darien D. Chin 3/1/2007 2:14:20 PM

Congrats Steve. Guess I'm gonna have to step it up if I want to compete with the big dogs:) #4012116

maria I. Warren 3/1/2007 3:48:34 PM

this is so beautiful you did an awesome job on this photo #4012400

Colleen Farrell 3/1/2007 5:45:52 PM

Gorgeous! All your landscapes are amazing. Congratulations on this winner! #4012648

Dianna Hauf 3/2/2007 10:58:28 AM

this is truly an incredibly beautiful shot Steve! Major congats! You deserved the win! #4015134

Diane Schmidt 3/3/2007 4:17:18 PM

This is beautiful! If only I lived in an area to take shots like that!
Congratulations! #4018555

Rosemary Buffoni 3/17/2007 11:17:08 PM

Wow! This is beyond gorgeous. Perfect placement of the sun..
Ro #4065510

Crossroad Photography 3/20/2007 7:04:39 PM

Gorgeous image! I love it! #4075718

Patrick R. McMullen 3/21/2007 7:22:53 AM

Congratulations! Very great use of wide angle. I love it.
Pat #4077266

Irene M. Biery 3/23/2007 9:42:11 AM

This is just beyond beautiful! Words escape me.... I wish that I was there to see this in person with you when you shot it! #4087548

randy dannheim 11/14/2007 9:12:35 AM

This is still my favorite image of yours. This image realy shows your stile and your eye for the landscape in portrait formate. You are incredibly gifted and you are awesome to hang out with. #5073156

Lisa J. Boulden 2/23/2009 8:46:33 AM

Sensational!!! #7197894

Usman M. Bajwa 11/5/2010 4:06:50 AM

A fascinating capture of the light, Steve. Belated CONGRATZ on this wonderful capture and Winner shot!

UB. #9015417


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f16, 17-40mm, nd grad, Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, Sunrise

Uploaded on 1/8/2007 9:31:32 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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