GianAngelo Monchieri level-classic 9/7/2007 11:50:29 AM

It takes away the breath. Likely the best photo I've seen in Better Photo #732858

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/17/2007 1:10:09 PM

This is spectacular!! I am in AWE!!! My favorite of the three of the ancient city. I am adding it to my favorites and hope to see a WIN soon!!! #4803748

Lorri Shank 10/24/2007 8:49:22 PM

Congratulations, Min! I hope you win!
Lorri #4974833

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 10/24/2007 9:26:45 PM

Congratulations Min, a great image!! #4975269

Lindley Johnson level-classic 10/25/2007 4:10:47 PM

This is stunning, Min! Awesome lighting, shapes, and colors. Congratulations on your finalist. #4981915

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 10/26/2007 2:27:15 PM

Just beautiful, Min! Congratulations on your Grand Prize winner! #4986817

Melissa Malisia 10/26/2007 3:59:17 PM

Fantastic Grand Prize Winner, Min!!! #4987374

Lorri Shank 10/26/2007 4:12:14 PM

Min--a big CONGRATULATIONS to you, my friend. All of your images are stunning--this one is very special!
So glad you won. Lorri #4987457

Crystal L. Craig 10/26/2007 4:19:47 PM

Congratulations Min! Absolutely exceptional :) #4987493

Lester A. Garcia 10/26/2007 4:20:14 PM


RC Fritz 10/26/2007 4:23:17 PM

Superb. Fantastic capture. Big congratulations!!!! #4987509

Michael Garth 10/26/2007 4:41:35 PM

Outstanding. Congrats on a very well deserved capture of the big prize!

mike #4987582

Sandra Schlesinger 10/26/2007 4:41:50 PM

Absolutely amazing, Min. Congratulations! #4987586

Cyn Valentine level-classic 10/26/2007 4:44:04 PM

Congratulations Min..beautiful Grand Prize winner!! #4987593

Lindley Johnson level-classic 10/26/2007 5:09:13 PM

This is an extraordinary image, Min, and well deserving of the Grand Prize. Congratulations! #4987713

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 10/26/2007 5:54:11 PM

I'm very happy for you Min, congratulations on your spectacular GRAND PRIZE win!!! #4987845

Janice Mezzacappa 10/26/2007 7:04:58 PM

Absolutely incredible Min, CONGRATS!!!! #4988190

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 10/26/2007 7:16:19 PM

Big congrats Min!! #4988279

Evy Johansen level-classic 10/26/2007 8:47:03 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Grand Prize win, Min!! #4988602

Nadya Johnson 10/26/2007 8:58:37 PM

Min, this shot is breath-taking and magnificent! Congratulations on your well deserved Grand Price! #4988623

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 10/26/2007 9:03:05 PM

Congratulations on this BREATHTAKING winner!
--Lisa #4988633

Su Sana E. P level-classic 10/26/2007 11:41:04 PM

Huge Congratulations on this great Grand Prize Winner, Min!! #4988911

Donna W. Neal 10/27/2007 5:50:38 AM

WOW, this is excellent! Congratulations on your well deserved Win! #4989745

Kathy L. Clark 10/27/2007 6:18:48 AM

Min your certainly deserved to win with this beauty. Congatulation!!!! #4989929

Janet McNeil level-classic 10/27/2007 6:20:01 AM

Great work!! Congrats on your grand prize!! #4989941

Carlos Malvas 10/27/2007 6:53:16 AM

Min, I'm happy with your GP win. You are one of my fav photographers and I hope one day to meet you in Bagan or other place in lovely Myanmar. #4990168

Alison Krylowski 10/27/2007 6:58:42 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations! #4990215

Ross Throndson 10/27/2007 7:00:31 AM

Amazing Color, Comp & Light, Min....and the Balloon, really makes this shot...IMHO....Wow....Incredible Grand Prize Winner....Huge Congratulations!!! #4990227

Cary Rogers 10/27/2007 10:14:01 AM

Wonderful colors, lighting, composition, detail and composition, Min! CONGRATULATIONS!! #4991048

Ermanno Radice 10/27/2007 11:15:04 AM

Big congratulations on your gorgeous and well deserved Grand Prize Winner, Min!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4991266

Monika Sapek level-classic 10/27/2007 7:30:07 PM

Big congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner, Min!

Chastity Abbott 10/28/2007 8:50:19 AM

I just think this is heavenly!!!!!!! HUGE well deserved!!!! Keep inspiring!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4994640

Sylvia Rossler 10/28/2007 9:53:44 AM

This one is simply gorgeous !!! Big congrats on this fantastic GP winner Min !!! #4994845

Vicki Hunt 10/28/2007 10:55:25 AM

This is beautiful! Congrats on your GP winner! #4995031

Dennis Walton 10/28/2007 2:15:34 PM

Congratulations on another beautiful photograph!! You do fantastic work. #4995641

Roger Fry 10/28/2007 8:32:12 PM

Deserved winner !

Roger #4997024

Massimiliano Boccia 10/29/2007 12:17:53 AM

congratulation beutyfull picture #4997692

abdullah S. Al-zaid 10/29/2007 11:30:48 PM

Congratulations Min, Amazing work !! #5002624

Milan Banik 10/30/2007 8:08:09 AM

awesome shot excellent winner to see this historical shot with wonderful light and tonal variation. #5004707

Gary Lange 10/31/2007 1:18:20 PM

What a stunner of an image!! Many many congratulations to you, Min! #5011041

Min Htike Aung 11/3/2007 9:15:37 AM

Thank you very much for the comments! I am sorry for the late reply as I was on a trip. I am really happy and glad that I won a Grand Prize in I am really proud of it. Thank you everybody! #5022979

Stanley C. Sims 11/7/2007 4:39:13 PM

Breathtaking image. Outstanding composition, and the balloon on the left really adds to this photo. Big congratulations on being the Grand Prize winner. #5042009

Emily E. Bem 11/10/2007 4:19:58 AM

I have visited this image a handful of times now and like it more everytime I stop by! A trully worthy image! #5052866

Min Htike Aung 11/10/2007 4:21:22 AM

Thanks for your comment Emily. #5052869

Robert B. Hinkley 11/16/2007 7:22:24 AM

This is one of the best pictures I have ever seen at betterphoto. Very well done. #5082048

RTogog . 11/16/2007 7:43:32 AM

Marvelous work!

Like very much with the depth of field effect and how you combined 2 different objects on this picture (balloon & row of stupas).
It just brought my "soul" examine the ever last of Budha's thought to unlimited "Time & Space".

RTogog #5082130

Min Htike Aung 11/16/2007 8:07:20 AM

Thanks for the comment Rtogog. I took the photo from a pagoda so that I can get high angle or the panaroma view and I used 17-40mm lens so that I got a wide scenery. Depending on the tourists seasons there are balloons over bagan but it is quite expensive , just a half an hour ride for 250 US Dollar :P #5082199

Nikki McDonald level-classic 11/25/2007 10:20:44 AM

I'm late to congratulate you on this stunning grand prize winner. It is so very inspirational and beautiful. #5121459

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Taken in Bagan last year, morning scene of the sunrise over Bagan ( AN ANCIENT CITY WITH THOUSANDS OF PAGODA BUILT BY ANCIENT FAMOUS KINGS , one of the tourists attraction in MYANMAR ).

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