Mountain Goat

© Les Rhoades

Mountain Goat

Melissa Gurdus level-addict 6/24/2007 9:02:47 AM

Amazing capture of this goat, Les!! The mountain scene is exquisite with great lighting....beautifully composed and wonderful colors, Les!! #679333

Les Rhoades level-addict 6/24/2007 9:07:03 AM

Emily E. Bem:
"WOW! WOW! WOW! This is a stunning image!" #4430708

BILLY R. PARKER 6/24/2007 9:14:25 AM

WOW AGAIN LES!! OUTSTANDING CAPTURE!! BILLY #4430735

Marie Fields level-addict 6/24/2007 9:16:45 AM

Awesome capture, Les!!! #4430743

Patrick Rouzes level-addict 6/24/2007 9:19:23 AM

Captivating colors & lighting & comp on this image. The shades of green on the rolling hills are incredibly beautiful, Les!!! #4430754

Christopher J. Budny level-addict 6/24/2007 9:20:43 AM

I didn't even think of a flip... This "reads" from left to right, so much better than the earlier one, I think---great idea! #4430759

Heather L. Haderly level-addict 6/24/2007 9:45:00 AM

This is wonderful Les! #4430846

Rachel McKinnie 6/24/2007 9:59:47 AM

WOW! Incredible capture :) #4430906

Susana Heide level-addict 6/24/2007 10:06:54 AM

WOW!!!! Very interesting travel image!! I don't know which lens you used but it did an amazing job! The colors are beautiful! Good luck in the contest Les! #4430931

Nikki McDonald level-addict 6/24/2007 10:13:55 AM

Wonderful! I like everything about this image. A finalist for sure. #4430956

Shirley L. Carpenter 6/24/2007 10:16:18 AM

Love this image Les!! That sky is wonderful!! Excellent composition!!! #4430964

Murry Grigsby 6/24/2007 10:35:18 AM

Escellent composition Les! I love the way all the lines converge at the goat and the wonderful lighting!! #4431026

Murry Grigsby 6/24/2007 10:35:38 AM

Excellent composition Les! I love the way all the lines converge at the goat and the wonderful lighting!! #4431029

John Caruso 6/24/2007 11:51:28 AM

This is certainly one of my all time favorites of yours, Les! I just love how the goat is at the nexus of clouds/sky/land/mountain! Great job! #4431241

Datha Y. Thompson 6/24/2007 10:10:11 PM

Outstandin as Always Les!! Gorgeous color and lighting and I just LOVE the Goat!! Very expressive and Unique!! HOPE we see this Again :0) #4432849

Katarina Mansson level-addict 6/24/2007 11:06:05 PM

Great work Les! #4432918

Jillian Danielson level-addict 6/24/2007 11:26:21 PM

I really like this photo as it is right now! And I love the goat in it! :) #4432927

Nikki McDonald level-addict 6/25/2007 5:08:15 PM

Just saw this in Editors First Picks, Les--already! Good going. #4436326

Susan M. Hembree level-addict 6/26/2007 9:06:22 PM

This is fantastic, Les! Great perspective and framing of the goat with such a beautiful and majestic background! #4444543

Peggy J. Maguire level-addict 6/27/2007 6:59:08 PM

Les,Great work,That sky... #4450968

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 7/2/2007 8:47:49 PM

WOWza!!!!
A winner in my book!
Such fabulous color, comp, exposure, lighting, framing, land and sky... and a cute little goat to top it off!!!
Simply WONDERFUL!!!
--lisa #4467981

Evy Johansen level-addict 7/24/2007 8:33:55 PM

WOW.... Outstanding image, Les!! Big congratulations on your most deserving finalist!! #4551285

Nikki McDonald level-addict 7/24/2007 8:42:39 PM

What a wake-up this morning will be, Les! Congratulations. One of my favorites--and I know it's one of yours!! So happy to see it as a finalist. Here's hoping for the next round. #4551378

Datha Y. Thompson level-addict 7/24/2007 8:53:10 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Les!!!! LOVE it!!!
Good Luck!! :0) #4551460

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-addict 7/24/2007 9:09:04 PM

Great photo......Congratulation's on your finalist,good luck in the next round !!! Peaches #4551592

Carol Teal level-addict 7/24/2007 9:28:15 PM

Great image Les! Looks like that goat is headed straight for you! Did you have a little food in your pocket? :D
Beautiful mountains and sky and such a cute goat too! Congrats on your finalist Les! #4551751

Kathy L. Clark level-addict 7/24/2007 10:12:42 PM

Congrats Les. Fabulous finalist. #4552038

Susan Fox level-addict 7/24/2007 10:24:45 PM

Congratulations Les! #4552102

Pat Gamwell level-addict 7/25/2007 12:10:03 AM

I'm soooo glad to see this one win, especially after so much chatter about which side the goat should be facing! lol:) This is definitely one of my favs! BIG CONGRATS, my friend! #4552504

Autum Rhoades level-addict 7/25/2007 3:58:40 AM

Les, lovin' it! This is fantastic! Congratulations on this awesome finalist!!! #4553195

Katarina Mansson level-addict 7/25/2007 4:04:44 AM

Congratulations on your third finalist Les and good luck next! #4553234

Ed Heaton 7/25/2007 4:36:17 AM

Excellent work Les... A very eye catching image.... Congrats and good luck in the next round... #4553494

Christopher J. Budny level-addict 7/25/2007 5:46:43 AM

The goat perseveres! Congratulations on your Finalist! #4553959

Amanda Chapman level-addict 7/25/2007 6:19:09 AM

CONGRATS LES!!!!!
This one is SOOOOOOOOOOOOO GOOOOOOOOD #4554096

Tonya R. Boles level-addict 7/25/2007 7:07:39 AM

Congrats Les. #4554483

Marie Fields level-addict 7/25/2007 7:10:36 AM

Love this one, Les... really excellent! Congratulations! #4554521

Kay E. Mahoney level-addict 7/25/2007 8:08:21 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Les. Good luck in the next round. #4555028

Dr Silly level-addict 7/25/2007 9:10:20 AM

Congratulations Les on your finalist. :O)
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eileen bedford level-addict 7/25/2007 9:11:00 AM

Congratulations Les on your great finalists... #4555470

Muriel Jackson level-addict 7/25/2007 9:19:20 AM

Looks like you came up upon this little one and startled him Les! Fantastic shot congratulations! #4555516

Tarun Bose level-addict 7/25/2007 10:26:23 AM

Big congrats Les, for your finalist. #4555873

Bob Cournoyer level-addict 7/25/2007 11:04:07 AM

Good goat job!!

Bob #4556093

Colleen Farrell level-addict 7/25/2007 12:46:38 PM

Sensational photo, Les! The perspective and composition--not to mention the colors and details--are amazing. I really love this one! Big congratulations on this finalist! #4556726

Dennis Flanagan 7/25/2007 2:58:00 PM

I love this shot Les. It makes me smile everytime I look at it. Almost like he is wondering what you are doing way up there. #4557414

Sherry Sturgis 7/25/2007 4:19:45 PM

This is wonderful, Les!!! You captured a priceless expression on his face, Congratulations!!! #4557795

Ken Smith level-addict 7/25/2007 4:40:44 PM

Awesome shot, Les. Very cool perspective! #4557935

Mitch Spence level-addict 7/25/2007 7:00:11 PM

Congratulations, Les. The goat adds such an excellent sense of scale to this sweeping landscape. #4558858

Vikram Jamwal 7/26/2007 1:00:21 AM

I like this pic... :)

I just saw your gallery today...looks fantastic...will look in more in due course! #4559884

Jeff W. Robinson level-addict 7/26/2007 3:41:17 AM

Congrats Les on your Outstanding Finalist! Jeff #4560320

Jenny Bosmans level-addict 7/26/2007 8:16:28 AM

Congrats on a great Winner, Les! :) #4562077

Carol Teal level-addict 7/26/2007 8:37:46 AM

Yippee Les! Congrats on your win! #4562194

Amanda Chapman level-addict 7/26/2007 8:44:47 AM

YEAH LES!!!!!!
CONGRATS ON 2ND PLACE!!!!!!!!! #4562227

Sylvia Rossler level-addict 7/26/2007 8:49:25 AM

Big congrats on this fantastic winner Les :O) #4562250

Bob Cournoyer level-addict 7/26/2007 8:53:21 AM

Congrats, Les, on your second place winner... :-)

Bob #4562280

Vikram Jamwal level-addict 7/26/2007 9:15:51 AM

Ah! it turned out to be a winner! Congrats les! #4562413

Judy V. Kennamer level-addict 7/26/2007 9:56:54 AM

Gorgeous Les!! Congratulations! #4562680

Colleen Farrell level-addict 7/26/2007 10:10:40 AM

This is such a great image, and such a well-deserved 2nd place win--way to go, Les!! #4562786

Dr Silly level-addict 7/26/2007 10:18:38 AM

Congrats Les on your Gold. :O)
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Christopher J. Budny level-addict 7/26/2007 11:01:29 AM

Congratulations again, Les, on both your golds this month! #4563170

Cathy M. Gromball level-addict 7/26/2007 11:02:55 AM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Les!

Cathy :) #4563175

Pat Gamwell level-addict 7/26/2007 11:18:48 AM

WooHoo! WTG, Les! Absolutely WELL DESERVED WIN! #4563251

Susan J. Allen level-addict 7/26/2007 12:00:50 PM

Wow, amazing! Congrats! #4563412

Emile Abbott level-addict 7/26/2007 12:08:43 PM

Congratulation Les on amazing win. #4563453

Muriel Jackson level-addict 7/26/2007 12:21:25 PM

Wonderful! Congrats Les #4563501

Chastity Abbott 7/26/2007 1:02:27 PM

Lovely colors and capture!!! Beautiful congrats on your winning image!!!!! Keep up the awesome work! #4563607

Tarun Bose 7/26/2007 1:16:08 PM

Big, big congrats Les, for your second place winner. #4563684

Kay E. Mahoney level-addict 7/26/2007 1:39:56 PM

Les, Congratulations on your second place winner. #4563852

Susan M. Hembree level-addict 7/26/2007 2:23:24 PM

Awesome, Les! Congratulations on the win! #4564126

Lester A. Garcia 7/26/2007 3:39:22 PM

Congratulations Les! Truly deserving #4564443

BILLY R. PARKER 7/26/2007 3:45:55 PM

CONGRADULATIONS LES!! VERY DESERVING!! BILLY #4564470

Raymond Pauly level-addict 7/26/2007 6:10:40 PM

What a beautiful shot! Huge congratulations! #4565080

William C. Raco level-addict 7/26/2007 6:24:14 PM

Beautiful work, Les
Congratulations!

Bill #4565138

Nilesh J. Bhange level-addict 7/27/2007 12:23:28 AM

Excellent Capture!! Congratulations. #4566004

Katarina Mansson level-addict 7/27/2007 1:08:47 AM

WTG Les - big congratulations again! #4566138

Louise K level-addict 7/27/2007 3:58:49 AM

Spectacular shot, Les, and a very worthy winner! Congragulations! #4566501

Wally Orlowsky level-addict 7/27/2007 5:33:46 AM

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Les! #4566973

Judy Williams level-addict 7/27/2007 7:06:08 AM

Flawlessly done. The sky and animal with the glorious setting. WOW - one of the best I've seen. Congratulations. #4567472

Judy Williams level-addict 7/27/2007 7:46:33 AM

Amazing shot! Congrats! #4567696

Stacie L. Kaiman level-addict 7/27/2007 7:53:15 AM

WOW this capture is absolutely gorgeous, the lighting, the colors, the comp all amazing!! Congrats #4567730

Cheryl E. Molennor level-addict 7/27/2007 8:15:27 AM

Congratulations! #4567839

Stephanie A. Laird level-addict 7/27/2007 9:06:12 AM

Congratulations! This is such a wonderful shot! #4568026

Erica Murphy level-addict 7/27/2007 9:38:51 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner!

Erica #4568145

Casey A. Hanson level-addict 7/28/2007 6:47:42 AM

Congrats on your win, Les! Beautiful image! :0) #4571059

Susana Heide level-addict 7/28/2007 4:42:46 PM

I was crossing my fingers for this one Les and had a feeling it would make it!!! So glad to see it here! It really is a top notch image!!!! Congrats!!! #4572660

RC Fritz level-addict 7/28/2007 8:02:06 PM

WOW. Congratulations!! #4573176

Patrick R. McMullen level-addict 7/29/2007 5:06:18 AM

Great capture Les! Congratulations on it! I like the early light too.
Pat #4573930

Margaret R. Barry level-addict 7/29/2007 5:08:46 AM

Wow! Absolutely stunning! Congratualtions on this winner! #4573944

Louise Souchereau level-addict 8/1/2007 7:29:34 PM

Wow awesome capture, congratulations on this winner bravooooooooooooooo #4588964

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 8/3/2007 7:04:41 AM

Big time CONGRATS!
(I just knew this one would be a winner!)
Simply fabulous, Les!!!
---Lisa #4596003

eileen bedford level-addict 8/6/2007 8:17:38 AM

Congratualtions on your winner Les, great job... #4608695

Janine Russell level-addict 8/7/2007 10:03:12 PM

Les, big congratulations on your Second Place Winner! #4616590

Ronald F. Fischer level-addict 9/1/2007 1:44:44 PM

Congratulations on this stunningly beautiful capture! #4733128

Mary Dimitriw level-addict 9/17/2007 3:54:08 AM

Simply stunning!!! Congrats on your Second Place Winner and POTD. #4801578

Lorri Shank level-addict 9/23/2007 10:00:54 AM

Hi Les! What a great shot! I love the focal point and the lines leading to the goat. But--LOOK WHERE YOU WERE STANDING! At the top of the world! With a great view. How luck you were to be that high at this beautiful vista! Congratulations for both accomplishments! #4832509

Mitch Spence level-addict 9/24/2007 2:28:34 PM

My congratulations, Les. #4839134

Lynne Morris level-addict 10/6/2007 4:08:10 AM

Not sure how I missed this one Les, it's an AWESOME capture, Huge belated congratulations! #4888879

Lee Canham 2/16/2008 10:35:34 AM

Masterpiece.... Beautiful... Congratulations. #5503060

Faith E. Lohr 2/18/2008 8:43:18 AM

I love the colors, the view, the lighting...everything is stunning!! Congrats on a second place win!!!! #5511462

Jennie A. Dillman 4/2/2008 9:24:55 AM

WHAT CAN I SAY THAT HASN'T BEEN SAID ALREADY, SO DITTO!!!!! J #5733884

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 12/2/2008 2:36:19 PM

This is absolutely perfect timing, beautifully done Les !

jo ann c. #6840992

Nancy Grace Chen 3/25/2009 7:27:57 PM

beautiful light, perfect composition, great scenery. #7331994

Samantha G. Robinson 2/5/2011 11:48:43 AM

Wow! Love the coloring, the setting, the goat everything! It has a touch of humor in it; love the goat's expression!
Awesome job!!
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I took this picture last week in the French Pyrenees.


Uploaded on 6/24/2007 8:59:06 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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