Sky Fire

Jenny D 1/27/2007 7:59:14 AM

Gorgeous image, Kai! #595172

Gary Lange 1/27/2007 8:03:07 AM

beautiful!! Terrific comp! #3878643

Kai Eiselein 1/27/2007 8:10:15 AM

Thanks, JD and Gary :) #3878676

Cyn Valentine 1/27/2007 8:13:39 AM

Stunning color and great silhouettes..awesome image! #3878690

Kai Eiselein 1/27/2007 8:22:17 AM

Thanks, Cyn. It was your image "Eclipse", I think was the name, that got me to thinking...."Wait a minute, I've got some images like that.".... I was going to delete them, then gave them a second look after seeing yours. #3878734

Nikki McDonald 1/27/2007 8:56:18 AM

WOW. So glad you did not delete. This reminds me of a Japanese print but more intense. You have a haiku to go with it? #3878874

Jayne Martin 1/27/2007 11:11:09 AM

Wow, beautiful silhouette --- chicken bone, chicken bone -- LOL --!!! I'm glad you're not giving up. I love your gallery! #3879447

Marek Novotný 1/27/2007 11:30:30 AM

Stunning picture!!! #3879516

Janine Russell 1/27/2007 6:06:29 PM

Kay, great color, silhouettes, lighting, clarity and composition. #3880738

Tamera S. Phillips 2/18/2007 4:02:44 PM

Stunning image Kai. Best of luck to you! #3962206

John Caruso 2/19/2007 4:52:40 AM


Great work with this one. The comp is spot on, and the backlight effect works so well here. Just beautiful! #3963450

Kai Eiselein 2/19/2007 8:39:37 AM

Thanks, everyone. Believe it or not, despite using a zoom, there was no lens flare. In fact I only had flare in a couple of the 20 or so images I shot that evening. #3964537

HuHu Lin 3/20/2007 12:16:14 AM

cool silhouette,Kai #4072821

Ariel Lepor 4/27/2007 6:44:19 PM

Sun is blown out (I know this is a tough spot). Minor jpeg artifacts evident. Not really a wow shot, but nice. #4222756

Christopher Budny 4/28/2007 5:42:47 PM

I love the color in the sky, Kai, and the crispness of the sun against the sharp plants. I tried a similar sunset-behind-corn-plants shot, but it doesn't have the airiness of this, being that the corn is packed closed together in the field; I like this much better! #4225495

Sylvia Rossler 2/22/2008 2:26:31 PM

I remember of this beautiful picture Kai and I'm happy it finally made it to the finals !!! Congrats :O) #5532884

Nikki McDonald 2/22/2008 2:36:37 PM

How long ago did I tell you this was a winner, Kai? Feels like years but maybe it was only one. Can't tell you how glad I am that you decided to resubmit. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round. #5532968

Corinne M. Thompson 2/22/2008 9:27:56 PM

This is fabulous, Congrats on your Finalist! #5536519

Kai Eiselein 2/23/2008 2:17:28 AM

Thanks everyone, I had actually forgotten I had resubmitted this. :) #5537276

Lisa J. Boulden 2/23/2008 7:48:53 PM

Huge congrats, Kai!
--Lisa #5541870

Christopher Budny 2/23/2008 8:22:19 PM

Congratulations, Kai! #5541946

Kai Eiselein 2/24/2008 1:29:58 PM

Thank you Lisa and Chris! #5545190

Colleen Farrell 2/26/2008 8:09:47 AM

Gorgeous capture and comp, Kai! Big congratulations on your finalist! #5554554

John Caruso 2/26/2008 8:10:46 AM

Congrats on your finalist for this one! #5554560

Sylvia Rossler 2/26/2008 12:37:12 PM

Yehhaaa ! WTG Kai!! You got it !!! Big congrats on your win :O) :o) #5555590

Christopher Budny 2/26/2008 12:54:28 PM

Way to go, Kai! Congratulations again! #5555731

Nikki McDonald 2/26/2008 1:00:09 PM

Congratulations on the win, Kai! We're all thrilled for you. #5555785

Elida Gutierrez 2/26/2008 1:10:27 PM

Congratulations on your Win!!!!

Trophy: #5555924

Cyn Valentine 2/26/2008 1:11:16 PM

WTG Kai!! Big congratulations.. a beautiful winner!! #5555936

Corinne M. Thompson 2/26/2008 1:26:26 PM

Congrats on your win Kai! #5556102

Colleen Farrell 2/26/2008 2:21:36 PM

I had a *feeling* this would go to gold, but I didn't want to say anything for fear of jinxing it! :) Big congrats, Kai! #5556580

Kai Eiselein 2/26/2008 3:17:53 PM

Thanks, everyone!
It was a double winner day for me...
my first grandchild, a boy named Aaron Michael, was born this afternoon.
He weighed a whopping 11 pounds eight ounces! #5557084

Kay E. Mahoney 2/26/2008 3:32:11 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner, Kai. Also congratulations on your new grandson. He sure was a big one. #5557216

Janet McNeil 2/26/2008 3:33:26 PM

Congratulations on your win and congratulations on your new grandchild!! What a day!!! #5557225

Susan Fox 2/26/2008 4:10:58 PM

Congrats on both your win and new grand baby :-) #5557498

randy dannheim 2/26/2008 4:49:14 PM

Congrats on your win and new addition to the family. #5557753

Kai Eiselein 2/26/2008 4:53:27 PM

I should add a special thanks to Cyn, it was one of her photos that kept me from deleting this image and entering it instead.
If you haven't seen her work, take a look at her gallery, she is one of BP's outstanding shooters! #5557771

Lisa J. Boulden 2/26/2008 5:09:33 PM

BIG congrats, Kai!!!!!
(a doubly wonderful day!)
Many blessings, Lisa

Susan M. Hembree 2/26/2008 6:23:38 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful 2nd place winner, Kai! #5558277

Joannie Bertucci 2/26/2008 8:13:27 PM

Congratulations on your great win and also on your brand new "big" baby grandson! :-) #5558880

Ujjwal Mukherjee 2/27/2008 12:15:23 AM

HUGE congratulations,Kai on your beautiful Winner!! #5559640

Teresa Norris 2/27/2008 7:01:28 AM

Kai, congratulations on this awesome winner!!! And also congratulations on that new grandson! #5561329

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/28/2008 7:04:06 PM

Congratulations on your win! This is beautiful Kai! #5569799

Christopher Budny 3/5/2008 4:03:33 AM

Hey Kai... another congrats, for being the featured image in BP's Photo Flash Newsletter today! #5594495

Nikki McDonald 3/5/2008 4:33:59 AM

I just saw it in Photo Flash, too. Congratulations, Kai. #5594662

Kai Eiselein 3/5/2008 10:27:44 AM

Thanks for the update Chris and Nikki, that's cool! #5596377

Dominick M. Dimacale 3/14/2008 3:23:50 AM

Congratulations Kai on your Win!

Dominick #5640750

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No digital manipulation here. The sky was red from forest fires in the area and I managed to get a shot,without flare, using a zoom lens.

Uploaded on 1/27/2007 7:58:27 AM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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