Roman Aqueduct

© Les Rhoades

Roman Aqueduct

Pat Gamwell 7/5/2007 12:56:09 AM

Your master pieces leave me breathless, Les! Roll all the adjectives up and you have SUPERB! #685353

Jennifer L. Alder 7/5/2007 12:59:57 AM

BREATHTAKING, Les!!! WOW-- The colors, light and perspective here are just amazing! :) #4474169

Susie Peek-Swint 7/5/2007 1:13:02 AM

Beautiful light Les ~ great shot... you have to hand it to the Romans and their advanced skills in construction ~ they were masters at infrastructure! #4474175

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/5/2007 1:31:40 AM

This is awesome Les, I have not been to France but with all the images and sceneries you have presentated, makes me want to go now, this is beautiful...Dominick #4474185

Harmeet Singh 7/5/2007 1:45:18 AM

Excellent capture. #4474210

Su Sana E. P 7/5/2007 2:07:15 AM

Wow!! Les, your low vantage point gives terrific visual impact to this great image!! Great capture!! #4474225

Paul Michko 7/5/2007 2:38:28 AM

What a grand display, Les. #4474256

William Moore 7/5/2007 3:29:34 AM

terrific photo....great comp #4474332

Joy Rector 7/5/2007 4:07:31 AM

beautiful shot #4474435

Nikki McDonald 7/5/2007 5:11:59 AM

Beautiful light on an amazing structure; great POV. #4474656

Bob Cournoyer 7/5/2007 7:07:42 AM

Straight up the middle! Wonderful presentation... :-)

Bob #4475047

Jillian Danielson 7/5/2007 7:36:09 AM

Gorgeous, Les!!!! The coloring and the light to dark is great! #4475137

Kara Hendricks 7/5/2007 7:42:28 AM

Les, you sure have been coming up with some wonderful and POWERFUL landscape shots!!! This is no exception!!! WOW!!! #4475155

Mitch Spence 7/5/2007 10:58:39 AM

Les, the wonderful late-day color of the light plus the excellent foreground detail make this a beauty. #4475719

ronda chatelle 7/7/2007 11:15:28 AM

WOW...Overwhelming image Les! Definately takes your breath away! Powerful impact and informative description! #4482263

Linda Donnelly 7/8/2007 11:15:46 AM

Let me join the rest in praise of you and the Romans. Saw this great picture in Editor's first picks. It is very creative. #4485264

Aleksandra Miesak 7/15/2007 9:45:40 AM

Just stunning Les! #4510770

Revonda L. Gentry 7/22/2007 12:15:00 PM

Very cool!! #4540211

eileen bedford 8/27/2007 12:34:17 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Les... #4705108

Mitch Spence 8/27/2007 2:36:32 PM

Congrats, Les. A truly beautiful photo. #4706268

Nikki McDonald 8/27/2007 4:57:51 PM

Great POV. Congratulations and good luck in the next round. #4707537

Susan Fox 8/27/2007 6:22:05 PM

Wonderful wide angle shot Les! Congrats :-) #4708290

Aleksandra Miesak 8/27/2007 6:22:50 PM

Well deserved... congrats! #4708292

Emile Abbott 8/27/2007 6:26:28 PM

Beautiful. and congrats again Les #4708319

Michelle L. Frick 8/27/2007 7:00:34 PM

Congratulations Les - this is another stunning finalist!! #4708656

Anna Diederich 8/27/2007 7:07:36 PM

Congratulations Les! #4708739

Su Sana E. P 8/27/2007 9:06:23 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Les!! #4709691

Kathy L. Clark 8/28/2007 7:03:37 AM

Beautiful finalist Les. Congrats. #4711347

Amanda Chapman 8/28/2007 9:47:19 AM

~C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S~ #4712264

Christopher J. Budny 8/28/2007 11:50:03 AM

Congratulations, Les! #4712652

Jeff W. Robinson 8/28/2007 11:53:55 AM

This is beautiful Les; congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #4712689

Susana Heide 8/28/2007 8:27:50 PM

I was counting on seeing this one among the finalists!! Congratts! Good luck in the next round Les!! #4715006

Katarina Mansson 8/29/2007 3:32:24 AM

We all remember this fabolous shot...Congratulations on another well deserved finalist Les! #4716505

Nikki McDonald 8/29/2007 8:34:05 AM

Way to go, Les!! A win on this oft photographed architectural marvel means a terrific shot indeed. Beautiful light, creative pov, lovely clarity--you put everything together for this. Congratulations! #4717867

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/29/2007 8:37:28 AM

BIG CONGRTAS Les on your second place win WTG! #4717886

Jennifer L. Alder 8/29/2007 8:50:54 AM

KNEW this was a winner--
congrats, Les #4717967

Bob Cournoyer 8/29/2007 8:57:56 AM

Congratulations, Les, on your second place win!!!

Bob #4718010

cheryl m. phillips 8/29/2007 9:01:06 AM

CONGRATS!
This is just beautifully put together, Les!!
~cheryl #4718029

John Caruso 8/29/2007 9:30:08 AM

Well done, Les, on a well deserved win for this stunner! #4718285

Dr Silly 8/29/2007 9:37:34 AM

Congratulations Les on your Gold. :O)
#4718367

Mitch Spence 8/29/2007 10:03:24 AM

Congratulations, Les. I do so love this shot. #4718545

Colleen Farrell 8/29/2007 10:04:02 AM

Wow, what an impressive image--great composition and POV. Congratulations on your win, Les!! #4718554

Jenny Bosmans 8/29/2007 10:20:52 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Les! :) #4718636

Michelle L. Frick 8/29/2007 10:23:46 AM

Congratulations Les!! #4718660

Christopher J. Budny 8/29/2007 10:45:57 AM

Way to go, Les! Congratulations on the gold! #4718792

eileen bedford 8/29/2007 11:21:53 AM

Congratulations #4718987

Sharon Day 8/29/2007 11:37:12 AM

Big congratulations on your win, Les!!!! Awesome! #4719057

Cesar J. La Rosa 8/29/2007 12:26:33 PM

Big Congratulations on this GREAT Winner, Les!!!
Cesar #4719259

Kathy L. Clark 8/29/2007 12:46:32 PM

Way to go Les. Congratulations on your excellent winner. #4719364

Kay E. Mahoney 8/29/2007 1:47:43 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner, Les. #4719772

Donna W. Neal 8/29/2007 3:25:15 PM

Congratulations Les!! #4720214

Cheryl E. Davis 8/29/2007 3:30:46 PM

Congratulations Les, WTG! This is a great photo, well deserved win! #4720238

Susan Fox 8/29/2007 5:44:42 PM

Congratulations on your win Les :-) #4720780

Jillian Danielson 8/29/2007 5:45:27 PM

Alright Les!!!! Congrats to you!!! #4720782

Ken Smith 8/29/2007 6:20:57 PM

You da man! Love the lighting, Les. Congrats!! #4720882

Su Sana E. P 8/29/2007 6:27:33 PM

Les, huge Congratulations on this Awesome Winner!! You really made me laugh today morning with your comment. #4720918

Sylvia Rossler 8/29/2007 9:51:47 PM

Big Big congrats on this wonderful winner Les :O) #4721732

Janine Russell 8/29/2007 10:43:52 PM

Les, great colors, detail, composition and lighting; big congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4721905

Katarina Mansson 8/29/2007 11:30:41 PM

Wooohoooo - congratulations on the win Les! #4721978

Wally Orlowsky 8/30/2007 2:39:52 AM

Congratulations on this glorious winner, Les! #4722509

Autum Rhoades 8/30/2007 4:34:59 AM

Les, super win! This is awesome! How did you put it? Rhoades takes home the gold! Whooohooo!!!! #4722923

Murry Grigsby 8/30/2007 8:31:25 AM

Congrats are your wonderful image, story and win Les!! #4723881

Nadine A. Lewis 8/30/2007 11:27:19 AM

GORGEOUS image, Les...CONGRATULATIONS!!!! <>< #4724504

Kate Jackson 8/30/2007 1:50:40 PM

Amazing colours - what a fantastic shot Les! Congratulations! #4724952

Datha Y. Thompson 8/31/2007 5:55:58 AM

WooooHoooo!!! CONGRATULATIONS Les on all your Finalists and Winners!! You SO Deserve it!!! I LOVE This Excellent image, adding to my FAVS!!! #4727606

Lynne Morris 8/31/2007 11:14:23 PM

Beautiful capture Les and a worthy winner, congratulations! #4730354

Carol Teal 9/2/2007 11:35:43 PM

A late congrats on your win Les! I am behind on the winners/finalists due to my recent PC problems. Such a gorgeous image and I love the bit of history you provided! #4738562

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/17/2008 7:42:55 PM

Impressive scenic Les, congratulations on your well deserved WIN! #5509248

Stacy Lankford 8/12/2010 7:46:15 AM

Wonderful capture! #8822622

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Description

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Sunset at Pont du Gard

This is an aqueduct in southern France, constructed by the Roman Empire

Built on three levels, the bridge (Pont) is 171 feet high, and the longest level 300 yards long.
Official excavations suggest construction took place in the middle of the first century A.D
Designed to carry the water across the small Gardon river valley, it was part of a nearly 31 mile aqueduct
that brought water to the Roman city of Nemausus (Nīmes).


Uploaded on 7/5/2007 12:42:18 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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