Rise and Shine

© Deborah Sandidge

Rise and Shine

Colette M. Metcalf 7/27/2004 9:44:22 AM

This is gorgeous, Deborah!!! #151971

Dan Holm 7/27/2004 9:47:54 AM

Beautiful capture, Deborah! Everything about it works wonderfully! The comp, the textures, the light...Excellent work! #672204

Deborah Sandidge 7/27/2004 10:13:20 AM

Thanks so much Colette and Dan! It rained most of the time, windy, and a little snow and sleet too! #672238

Roseann E. Dreasher 7/27/2004 10:28:37 AM

This is SO beautiful!! #672254

Stephen Zacker 7/27/2004 11:03:56 AM

Wow.. Very impressive image! #672286

clifton Mair 7/27/2004 11:37:06 AM

Dramatic shot, that's great. #672359

Wally Orlowsky 7/27/2004 3:25:19 PM

Fantastic catch of the sun flare and low-lying haze, Deborah. #672565

Terry R. Hatfield 7/27/2004 3:44:20 PM

Excellent Deb A Beautiful Image The Lighting Is Awesome!! #672593

Diane Addonizio 7/27/2004 4:27:36 PM

Absolutely beautiful!! #672641

Nobu Nagase 7/27/2004 6:15:00 PM

Very beautiful, Deborah!!!
...love the silhouette and sea of misty cloud formation below.
I assume it was fairly early in the morning...did you drive out to the overlook early? #672796

Debra Booth 7/27/2004 7:00:51 PM

Excellent shot, Deborah!! Wonderful composition and great light! #672835

Deborah Sandidge 7/27/2004 7:05:47 PM

Thanks so much Roseann, Stephen, Clifton, Wally, Terry, Diane, Nobi and Debra! Your comments are much appreciated!
Hi Nobi, yes very early! The sun was scheduled to rise at 5:51am, we were up early to catch it! This was taken near the top of Trail Ridge Road, the sun peeked over the mountains right on schedule. Although it's July, it was freezing cold up there! #672840

Dolores Neilson 7/28/2004 12:40:52 AM

Deborah..I love everything you've done to get this! What a lovely image...and perfect in B&W! I expect to see this at least make finalist! #673011

Mette Vendelboe Allison 7/28/2004 2:06:21 AM

Marvellous, Deborah! Love the composition, b&w, strong contrasts mixed with mist and last but not least the strong light! Good luck! #673083

Elisabeth A. Gay 7/28/2004 6:45:09 AM

Beautiful Deborah, I love the sun effect particularly, very pretty. #673758

Deborah Sandidge 7/29/2004 6:43:22 PM

Thank you for your kind comments, Dolores, Mette and Elisabeth! This seemed much nicer in B&W, (in the spirit of Ansel Adams!) #676464

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 8/2/2004 3:10:00 AM

Beautiful, Deborah! I love it!

Best wishes

Deborah Sandidge 8/2/2004 2:10:50 PM

Thank you Linnea! :o) #682971

Paula Showen 8/2/2004 7:10:49 PM

This is just AWESOME! Excellent B&W work Deborah! #683539

Deborah Sandidge 8/2/2004 7:14:11 PM

Thanks so much Paula, I'm glad you like it! #683550

Janet Detota 8/2/2004 8:46:18 PM

Ansel Adams is exactly who I thought of when I saw this! It's simply wonderful! We have to see this again or there's something seriously wrong!! :-) #683717

Dale Ann Cubbage 8/2/2004 11:52:38 PM

Wow, Deborah, you've really outdone your self on this outstanding image! Absolutely breathtaking!!! Oh, I think I have a new favorite Sandidge work of art! Truly phenomenal, I wish I had this hanging over my fireplace!! Exquisite! This is my grand prize choice! #683892

Deborah Sandidge 8/3/2004 7:16:03 PM

Thank you Janet and Dale Ann! You two are so sweet! :o) I'm so glad you both enjoyed this, the Rockies are so beautiful! #685632

Susie Peek-Swint 8/4/2004 12:14:48 PM

Beautiful Deborah ~ the black and white works well with this shot! #687141

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/4/2004 7:36:59 PM

This is so pretty- makes you wish you were there!! #687909

Deborah Sandidge 8/4/2004 8:01:00 PM

Thank you Donna! Wish I could go back tomorrow.... #687931

Michael Khoury 8/6/2004 4:29:40 AM

Hi Deborah...can't help but notice the similarity in design between this image and your 'Cormorant Conversation'...the silhouettes are in reverse with (one could say?) the trees replacing the birds....anyway, great photograph! #690725

Deborah Sandidge 8/6/2004 6:47:32 AM

Hi Michael, thank you! That's funny, I would have never noticed that! I think I must be drawn to angles as Florida is so flat. I'll have to settle for rocky jetty's that look like mountains, LOL! #691100

Nancy Grace Chen 8/6/2004 9:44:05 PM

Wow! Gorgeous! I love the mist and also the flare of from the sun. Great in b&W. Awesome image, Deborah!

Nancy #692465

Deborah Sandidge 8/9/2004 6:59:05 PM

Hi Nancy, thanks so much for your comments! :o) #697058

Cathy Gregor 8/10/2004 5:54:08 PM

Another beauty! Wonderful composition.
-cathy #699220

Deborah Sandidge 8/10/2004 7:12:42 PM

Thanks so much, Cathy! #699471

Terry R. Hatfield 8/14/2004 3:18:56 AM

Congrats To You On Your Finalist Deb!! An Excellent Image:-) #707270

Dolores Neilson 8/14/2004 4:08:42 AM

I completely missed this one! What a wonderful B&W, Deborah! Congrats! #707382

Wally Orlowsky 8/14/2004 4:41:17 AM

Congratulations on this finalist, Deborah! #707490

William C. Raco 8/14/2004 5:32:34 AM

Superb photo, Deborah!

bill #707709

Cindy Cone 8/14/2004 5:40:54 AM

Congrats, Deb! #707743

Debra Booth 8/14/2004 5:59:03 AM

Congratulations, Deborah!! #707860

Larry Lawhead 8/14/2004 6:08:42 AM

Great shot, Deb!! Congratulations!!



Jennifer Rennison 8/14/2004 7:39:33 AM

Beautiful image!! Congratulations, Deborah! #708355

Susan T. Evans 8/14/2004 8:23:13 AM

Gorgeous catpure Deb, congrats! #708569

Nobu Nagase 8/14/2004 8:34:29 AM

Hi Deb, many congratulations!!!
...i knew this was something special...
great to see it here... #708657

Kelly Abernathy 8/14/2004 8:35:35 AM

Congratulations! Just beautiful! -K #708667

Michael Khoury 8/14/2004 9:06:29 AM

Superb...well-deserved, deborah!! #708831

Janet Detota 8/14/2004 9:48:30 AM

Oh, real shocked to see this here!! :-)
Congratulations and I'm sure we'll see it in the final round! #709089

Deborah Sandidge 8/14/2004 10:19:21 AM

Thank you so much for commenting and for the thoughtful congrats! Exciting to see all the Finalist images! Best of luck to everyone! :o) #709277

Donna J. Taff 8/14/2004 11:19:21 AM

Congratulation's, Deborah!!! This is a winner in my book!!!! #709539

Kathleen Clemons 8/14/2004 12:11:17 PM

I missed this one, Deborah- it's so beautiful! Congrats! #709849

Dan Holm 8/14/2004 1:12:36 PM

Astunning image, Deborah! Absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations! #710042

Deborah Sandidge 8/14/2004 1:40:54 PM

Thank you Donna, Kathleen and Dan! #710155

Colette M. Metcalf 8/14/2004 2:05:10 PM

Congratulations to you, Deborah!!! #710233

Ellen Peach 8/14/2004 6:13:37 PM

Fantastic shot, Deborah....congratulations! #710696

Deborah Sandidge 8/14/2004 7:41:57 PM

Thanks so much, Colette and Ellen, best of luck to you both too! #710844

Karen Bacon 8/14/2004 9:01:38 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic photo Deborah!! #710991

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 8/14/2004 10:05:05 PM

Congratulations, Deborah and the best of luck in the next steps!

Beat regards
Linnea #711071

Deborah Sandidge 8/15/2004 7:32:42 AM

Thank you Karen and Linnea! #712072

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/15/2004 9:01:55 PM

I'm so happy for you!! This is a very striking image and a well deserved finalist. Well done!! #713559

Deborah Sandidge 8/16/2004 6:10:24 AM

Hi Donna - thank you sooo much!! #714367

Cathy Gregor 8/16/2004 6:21:27 AM

Absolutely gorgeous image, Deborah. Congrats.
-cathy #714404

Deborah Sandidge 8/16/2004 7:38:41 AM

Hi Cathy - thank you!!! #714581

Stephen Zacker 8/22/2004 7:03:36 AM

Congratulations, Deborah! #727430

Deborah Sandidge 8/22/2004 12:07:08 PM

Thanks so much, Stephen! #728043

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Sunrise over the misty mountains at Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado - f25, 1/200, 18-35 @ 35mm, converted to grayscale and toned in PS.

Uploaded on 7/27/2004 8:54:22 AM

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Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera

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