The Gulf Between Us

© Nick Lagos

The Gulf Between Us

Colleen Braun 10/4/2007 3:45:52 AM

this is lovely... #753475

Jeff W. Robinson 10/4/2007 3:59:33 AM

Outstanding lighting, comp and capture Nick! Jeff #4880853

Claudia Kuhn 10/4/2007 4:21:50 AM

Such a beautiful sunrise, love the deep oranges and your comp and title are tops! #4880955

Michael J. Kirkland 10/4/2007 7:40:51 AM

Outstanding color and great comp. This is a beautiful shot Nick. Mike #4881791

Kristi A. Howson 10/4/2007 8:31:21 AM

Spectacular Nick!!!! I love this!!!! The lead-in, framing, light, tones and beautiful sunrise all come together to make this one outstanding image Nick The artistic reflection back to the viewer is simply amazing with the two trees and strong roots facing outward toward a new day.

It was worth being in those swampy Mangroves and those 3000 little midges biting at you:) A beautiful moment you've captured and one many of will never see except through your eyes.

Incredible photography here matey!!! #4881931

Sandra M. High 10/4/2007 10:24:21 AM

OUTSTANDING!!!!!! Wonderful image!! #4882210

Carl Fisher 10/4/2007 5:08:46 PM

Exquisite. I'm sure we'll see this one again around the 25th of next month! #4883474

Chuck Bruton 10/4/2007 7:26:39 PM

Really good sunset capture #4883785

Elizabeth J. Bernier 10/5/2007 4:31:14 AM

This is just a remarkable image!!!!Gorgeous with that sun rising between the two dead mangrove trees it has perfect balance...the topper for me is the tidal pool between the two trees reflecting all that beauty of rich color,and leading the eyes out to the rest of the magnificent sky!!!! Your wonderful title does justice to this moody beautiful capture too!!! #4885041

Toni Riggs 10/5/2007 9:52:38 PM

Beautiful image! #4888419

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 10/9/2007 8:39:51 PM

EXCELLENT!! everything's perfect, nick..by the way, what's the effects/use of this grad grey filter (Lee)and 3000 midges? #4905263

Lisa J. Boulden 10/11/2007 6:42:31 AM

Amazing image, Nick!
Is this done in HDR?
--Lisa #4911646

Janine Russell 10/13/2007 9:52:35 PM

Nick, great colors, clarity, composition and lighting. #4922330

Ruth Robbins 10/19/2007 9:10:42 PM

Wow. This is stunning. I love the color and the crooked trees framing the sunset. Also the offset position of the sun. #4951251

Linda D. Lester 11/4/2007 10:17:49 AM

Beautiful...love the lighting! #5026758

Firas A. Abussaud 12/8/2007 3:49:56 AM

Beautiful image!

i can it as two great pictures. one on the right andone on the lift and they are combined to make a great picture :) #5182237

Kristi A. Howson 1/25/2008 10:42:41 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved Finalist Nick. This just has so much going for it from intense mood, to incredible photography in very difficult circumstances and from a place that few photographers will ever go unless. I'm wishing you the best of luck on this one!!! #5392886

Bob D. Hall 1/25/2008 12:13:35 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Nick! #5393899

Nadya Johnson 1/25/2008 12:19:58 PM

Fantastic image, Nick! Congratulations on your awesome finalist! #5393937

Claudia Kuhn 1/25/2008 7:19:01 PM

Congrats on your finalist matey!! #5396765

Laurie Daily 1/26/2008 4:34:31 AM

WOW! A real beauty, Nick...Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!! #5398000

Elizabeth J. Bernier 1/26/2008 4:52:59 AM

Excellent!!!!So happy to see this make finalist for you matey!!!!A top quality beauty....congrats to you!!!! #5398068

Jeff W. Robinson 1/26/2008 6:58:23 AM

Congrats Nick on your Outstanding Finalist! Jeff #5398920

Michael G. Marshall 1/26/2008 2:38:56 PM

Bravo Nick! Congratulations on this wonderful presentation of your work! #5400691

Sue Kane 2/3/2008 8:37:13 PM

Congrats on your finalist buddy...awesome work!!!! #5439139

Andre Goldstein 7/30/2008 7:41:42 PM

Awesome image Nick! You have an amazing gallery of images. #6251755

Linda D. Lester 8/21/2008 5:26:22 PM

WTG...Congratulations!
Okay I have to ask what does 3000 midges mean? #6345151

Nadya Johnson 8/21/2008 5:40:15 PM

Dark, mysterious and beautiful! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #6345323

A P 8/21/2008 5:54:06 PM

Just gorgeous WTG Nick and Congratulations!! #6345527

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 8/21/2008 6:50:10 PM

Your work is always so beautiful.. Congratulations Nick!! #6346237

Renee Doyle 8/22/2008 1:11:45 AM

Getting an image like this was worth fighting of those midges Nick!!!! Congratulations on this stunning finalist! #6348462

Daniella Puente 8/22/2008 8:27:48 AM

Excellent! congratulations :) #6350538

Elida Gutierrez 8/22/2008 9:36:53 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist.

#6351081

Judy V. Kennamer 8/23/2008 4:59:47 AM

Totally Gorgeous Nick!!! Congrats! #6354899

Jeff W. Robinson 8/24/2008 5:26:55 AM

Congrats Nick on this Outstanding Finalist!! Jeff #6358671

Kristi A. Howson 8/24/2008 2:59:41 PM

Ohh..I'm so happy to see this make Finalist again and I really hope to see it get a win. It is one of my very favorite images and it really says so much Nick. Congratualtions and best of luck. #6360732

Dominick M. Dimacale 8/25/2008 10:42:02 AM

Congratulations Nick on your Win.


Dominick #6365022

Claudia Kuhn 8/25/2008 1:27:08 PM

Gorgeous winner, so well composed, congrats to you! #6366284

Elida Gutierrez 8/25/2008 1:33:51 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

 "The Fairy Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"July Winners"

#6366341

Renee Doyle 8/25/2008 1:47:50 PM

Congratulations Nick on this well deserved winner!! #6366466

Wendy Stevenson 8/25/2008 3:00:39 PM

Really gorgeous Nick! Congrats on your win! #6366771

Sue Kane 8/25/2008 3:44:34 PM

Love this one....Congrats on your winner Buddy...truly deserved!!!!!! #6366868

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 8/25/2008 5:01:01 PM

NICK....MY CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN.

KARU. #6367140

Colette M. Metcalf 8/25/2008 6:54:30 PM

Congratulations!!!! #6367739

Eugenio Diaz 8/25/2008 9:24:18 PM

Big congratulations on this outstandng winner! #6368280

Nemil B. Chabebe 8/26/2008 1:14:37 AM

Congratulations! #6369022

Laurie Daily 8/26/2008 3:33:01 AM

Congratulations, Nick, on your great first place winner...not too surprising to see it here!!! #6369403

Evy Johansen 8/26/2008 5:23:19 AM

Huge congratulations on this stunning win, Nick!! #6369797

Nadya Johnson 8/26/2008 6:43:40 AM

Congratulations on your great winner, Nick! #6370027

Cyn D Valentine 8/26/2008 8:12:43 AM

BIg congrats Nick..beautiful winner!! #6370407

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/26/2008 11:06:03 AM

Stunning Nick! Congratulations on your win!!! #6371141

Mick Burkey 8/26/2008 12:15:21 PM

Congrats on the win, Nick! Lovely colors and comp. #6371447

Nick Lagos 8/26/2008 4:16:50 PM

Thank you everyone very much for your particularly kind comments ...they are much appreciated....and thanks to the judges for choosing this image.... for those who've asked...midges or sandflies are insects which inhabit estuaries and have a habit of swarming and biting...similar to mosquitos...in this instance they were so bad that I had to brush them away from in front of the lens #6372270

Michael G. Marshall 8/26/2008 5:53:10 PM

Congratulations Nick on this wonderful winning image! Michael #6372785

Kristi A. Howson 8/27/2008 8:20:02 PM

Well I'm thrilled to see this one make it into the winners circle Nick. It has been one of my long time favorites...and ohhhI was reminded of those midges...*LOL*...you recovered and we all the pleasure of viewing this amazing image. Congratulations matey!!!!! #6378671

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 9/11/2008 9:43:56 AM

Another beauty.. Big congratulations, Nick!! #6441722

RC Fritz 9/12/2008 6:19:05 PM

WOW!! Well deserved WIN!! Congratulations, Nick!!! #6447683

paola A. Jofre 9/17/2008 3:36:19 PM

first of all CONGRATULATIONS Nick!!! So very well deserved !! :) your gallery is amazing..this image is incredible...the lighting...the subjects..Awesome...truly Awesome...it looks so surreal...stunning !!! :) #6467806

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ISO 100, SS 1/5 sec, F/20, 17mm with a Canon 30D and 17-40mm grad grey filter (Lee)and 3000 midges

Uploaded on 10/4/2007 3:37:07 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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