Heaven's Gate

© Jay Patel

Heaven's Gate

Jill A. Mceacherm 8/27/2007 8:37:59 PM

looks like a winner. this is inspiring, beautiful capture.. #724713

Sharon Gross 8/27/2007 8:38:55 PM

One word: Gorgeous! #4709457

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 8/27/2007 10:31:13 PM

Two words: Gorgeous! Gorgeous! #4710041

Aleksandra Miesak 8/28/2007 6:29:31 AM

WOW! Stunning! #4711044

Amanda C. Guthrie 8/28/2007 8:10:46 AM

absolutely stunning, is that red flower Indian Paintbrush?
Amanda #4711847

Alex T. Mizuno 8/28/2007 7:01:18 PM

Your right choice of ND filter captured both the fantastic lighting and the red flowers in the foreground in a perfect balance. Again, you've done an excellent work, Jay! #4714629

Jay Patel 8/31/2007 10:41:34 AM

Hi Amanda,
Yes, the flower in the foreground is Indian Paint Brush. Thank you all for the comments.

-Jay #4728609

Mick Burkey 9/5/2007 3:10:12 PM

Absolutely fantastic, Jay! Great camera and filter use. Nicely done! #4751740

Margaret R. Barry 9/5/2007 3:12:13 PM

Absolutely stunning, Jay! #4751750

Autum Rhoades 9/21/2007 10:20:40 AM

Amazing! Fantastic finalist! #4820922

Alex T. Mizuno 9/21/2007 10:24:30 AM

Congratulations Jay for this beautiful Finalist!! #4820951

Susanne V. Schroeder 9/21/2007 11:08:36 AM

Amazing. Can't get any better, just perfect. Congrats on your finalist. #4821220

Stephanie Laird 9/21/2007 11:22:46 AM

Congratulations on the most amazing finalist!!! #4821326

Tamera S. Phillips 9/21/2007 6:01:18 PM

Amazing finalist Jay. Wow! Congratulations. #4824224

Esther Smith 9/21/2007 6:05:57 PM

I say WOW too!! Congratulations Jay!! #4824245

Tarun Bose 9/22/2007 3:01:17 AM

Big congrats Jay, for your excellent finalist. #4826051

Mike Dawson 9/22/2007 11:03:03 AM

Fantastic work Jay #4827839

Dominick M. Dimacale 9/22/2007 11:50:55 AM

Congratulations Jay...Dominick #4828029

Kay E. Mahoney 9/22/2007 6:14:38 PM

Jay, Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4829401

Margaret R. Barry 9/23/2007 3:26:36 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Jay! #4830991

Susan M. Campbell 9/23/2007 6:40:07 PM

This deserves to be a finalist...it's absolutely stunning!!! #4834229

Sherry S. Boles 9/23/2007 9:32:19 PM

Congrats on this beautiful finalist! #4834924

Lisa J. Boulden 9/23/2007 9:39:03 PM

Well-deserved finalist, here!
--lisa #4834942

Jessica Jenney 9/24/2007 10:39:35 AM

Congratulations, Jay on this stunning win! #4837876

Alex T. Mizuno 9/24/2007 11:05:34 AM

Congratulations Jay! This is another great achievement! #4838094

Husain Akhtar 9/24/2007 12:31:25 PM

Terrific winner! Big congratulations! #4838594

Marsha S. Smith 9/24/2007 12:33:23 PM

So beautiful! Congratulations!! #4838613

Cyn Valentine 9/24/2007 3:26:13 PM

Beautiful Jay..congratulations! #4839371

Esther Smith 9/24/2007 4:26:25 PM

Congratulations on your Winner! #4839758

Lorri Shank 9/24/2007 4:26:30 PM

Jay--what a moment in time to be witness. Congratulations on your win! #4839759

Paul D. 9/24/2007 4:35:58 PM

Jay, you and Adamus never cease to amaze... this is such a great moment on the Lord's earth that you've captured here. Well done! #4839837

Tamera S. Phillips 9/24/2007 4:39:39 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner! #4839868

Kay E. Mahoney 9/24/2007 7:20:40 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner. #4840922

Tarun Bose 9/25/2007 3:51:27 AM

Big congrats Jay, for your second prize winner. #4842394

Mick Burkey 9/25/2007 9:20:57 AM

Congratulations, Jay!! Wonderful work and well deserved. #4844161

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 9/25/2007 2:31:29 PM

Congratulations on this nice win ! #4845279

Diana L. Ralph 9/25/2007 9:33:49 PM

Congrats on this awesome win! #4846518

S P Mukherji 9/25/2007 10:45:13 PM

Your trademark written all over this mind blowing creation... Congratulations Jay...I am a big fan of your pictures!! #4846652

Jay Patel 9/26/2007 5:51:07 AM

Thank you all for taking time to comment on this photograph. All your comments are greatly appreciated. #4847912

Gail Vitikacs 9/27/2007 6:03:06 AM

Incredible...huge congratulations on this stunning image! #4852411

Bill Houghton 9/28/2007 12:47:31 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful win Jay. You deserve it. Bill

My Photo Gallery:

Bill Houghton Photography #4855855

Janine Russell 9/29/2007 12:45:05 PM

Jay, very nice colors and lighting; big congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4861629

Bill Wyatt 9/29/2007 6:31:08 PM

Congratulations Jay this is beautiful. I have enjoyed your work on Time Catcher as well. #4862523

C A 10/2/2007 4:08:46 AM

I missed this one.. Wonderful scene. Congrats on your win! Best wishes from holland, Corne #4872348

Susan L. Vasquez 10/4/2007 9:00:17 AM

The colors and contrasts are just breathtaking Jay. I especially like the sunbeams! A winner for sure.


Keith L. Clayton 10/5/2007 4:11:19 PM

Beautiful job on this. Brilliant image! #4887526

Robert Baer 10/7/2007 7:59:40 AM

This is one of those imgages that makes us all thankful for the beautiful natural world around us. Thank you for this wonderful capture.
congratulations on your win. #4893264

Cathy M. Gromball 10/7/2007 12:36:42 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Second Place win, Jay!

Cathy :) #4894094

Wanda Knoss 10/10/2007 8:27:20 AM

Jay, What a wonderful image! Congratulations on your win. #4907476

Patrick R. McMullen 10/15/2007 7:42:03 AM

Congratulations Jay! Excellent lighting!
Pat #4928345

Kathy L. Clark 10/19/2007 6:30:32 AM

Jay congratulation on this magnificent winner. I love Glacier National Park. One of the things that I miss now that I moved to Alabama is the majestic Alaskan mountains. Thanks for sharing this wonderful scene. #4948243

Dennis Walton 10/19/2007 7:06:17 PM

Exquisite. Perfect combination of timing and talent. #4950991

Heather M. Benner 12/31/2007 5:08:01 PM

This is beautiful! Amazing job! #5274055

Julie Christiansen 1/21/2008 4:27:54 PM

Outstanding image. #5373704

Laura E. Swan 1/26/2008 3:09:13 PM

This takes my breath away! It's surreal. I wish I had been there to experience it.

Thanks for making it possible for us all to at least take it in through YOUR eyes!!!

Come to my gallery and see my photo called "Speak To Me". It is similar to yours, in a small way. :) #5400744

Guy D. Biechele 4/8/2008 12:31:22 PM

Amazing shot. Your gallery rocks!! #5762715

Mami Komoto 4/27/2008 9:47:08 PM

Congratulation!! it really looks heaven!! sooo greaaaaat!! #5850600

Mami Komoto 10/10/2008 8:29:37 PM

Just saw this on the favorites page. It is beautiful! I can see why so many have chosen it for a fav. Congrats on your well deserved win! #6582697

Carolyn M. DAlessandro 4/1/2009 6:53:39 PM

Oh my...simply stunning! #7362003

Graham H. Winchester 6/15/2010 8:33:55 AM

Wow!!! You did good. #8696492

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Location: Glacier National Park, Exposure 0.8s@F16, ND 0.9 Soft Grad Filter

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 8/10, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 100, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 17mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 8/27/2007 7:21:56 PM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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