Bayou Sunrise

© Bill Wyatt

Bayou Sunrise

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 11/4/2007 4:28:14 PM

WOW, Man!!! Absolutely captivating, mystical & magical!!! A glorious sight to behold here, my friend!!! Everything incredible here, Bill!!! #778689

Nancy L. Green level-classic 11/4/2007 5:23:26 PM

Bill, this is absolutely STUNNING!!! I love everything about this beautiful image, WTG!!! <>< #5027905

Nadya Johnson 11/4/2007 5:37:24 PM

Bill, you out do yourself every day!! This is TREMENDOUS! Stunning work! #5027978

Hector Contreras 11/4/2007 5:52:04 PM

Bill this one is absolutely beatiful, love the colors and comp , well done
Heco #5028044

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic 11/4/2007 5:57:44 PM

Amazing sunrise image, Bill! Yes, you’re really fortunate to have that semi circle of rays & the spectacular clouds! My dad always said that waking up early in the morning will always grant you good fortune. #5028067

Amy JACKSON level-classic 11/4/2007 6:08:54 PM

Gorgeous image, Bill!! #5028103

Kathy L. Clark 11/4/2007 7:59:26 PM

Bill this is just beautiful. Love the what the clouds were hanging just above the sun causing the radiating rays. Lovely. #5028439

Sam Britt 11/4/2007 8:05:50 PM

Wow! Gorgeous sunrise image, Bill. Well worth gettin up early for! #5028466

Margaret R. Barry 11/5/2007 2:26:20 AM

Wow! Amazing sunrise image, Bill. Incredible colors and comp! #5029135

Carol Sawyer 11/5/2007 3:14:07 AM

Gorgeous sunrise, colors and reflection on the water, Bill! this was well worth getting up for! #5029216

Kathy Reeves level-classic 11/5/2007 3:31:22 AM

OMG!!! Excellent sunrise image Bill. Colors are gorgeous and those rays of light! Exceptional! #5029280

Donald K. Cherry level-classic 11/5/2007 3:36:19 AM

gorgeous sunrise capture, Bill! Wonderful colors, contrast and comp! #5029300

Glenn E. Urquhart level-classic 11/5/2007 3:53:39 AM

Truely Stunning Sunrise in every respect, Bill!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #5029384

Wendy Stevenson level-classic 11/5/2007 4:33:50 AM

I can't imagine a more beautiful sunrise! Spectacular capture Bill! Just gorgeous!!!


Cyn Valentine level-classic 11/5/2007 4:34:32 AM

Stunning color and light..gorgeous Bill!! #5029592

Sharon King level-classic 11/5/2007 4:48:33 AM

Breathtaking image Bill...WOW! #5029666

Barbara L. Richardson 11/5/2007 5:06:21 AM

WOW!!! This is gorgeous!!! Beautiful colors and fantastic colors!!! #5029740

Su Sana E. P level-classic 11/5/2007 5:10:56 AM

Truly a spectacular image and capture, Bill!! One I hope to see again... #5029767

Joy Rector 11/5/2007 5:40:20 AM

glorious #5029936

Lorraine A. Cook 11/5/2007 6:32:03 AM

WOW! Perfect timing for this awesome sunrist, Bill! #5030272

Linda D. Lester level-classic 11/5/2007 6:43:17 AM

BEAUTIFUL!!!! #5030337

Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 11/5/2007 7:21:51 AM

WOW Bill, stunning sunrise my friend!!!!! #5030483

Ronald F. Fischer level-classic 11/5/2007 7:32:32 AM

One of the most beautiful sunrise captures I have ever seen, Bill! #5030532

Kimi A. Phillips level-classic 11/5/2007 7:35:37 AM

All the way around FANTASTIC!!!!! #5030544

Husain Akhtar level-classic 11/5/2007 9:34:54 AM

Smashing sunrise, Bill! Firing colours! #5031021

Stephen Zacker level-classic 11/5/2007 10:01:22 AM

Dramatic. Like the light rays #5031178

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 11/5/2007 10:29:03 AM

This is so beautiful it's bringing tears to my eyes, Bill!!!!! ♫ k #5031278

Beverly A. Wright level-classic 11/5/2007 10:46:33 AM

You really did get lucky! I love the
sunrays in this! And the composition
is perfect! This is so peaceful and
beautiful Bill!! Excellent work!!!!! #5031339

Phillip R. Connolly level-classic 11/5/2007 10:52:30 AM

A real eye catcher Bill!! Love the lighting. Very well captured.

Phil #5031357

eileen bedford level-classic 11/5/2007 11:30:38 AM

AWESOME, we are blessed with natures beauty. #5031506

John Connolly level-classic 11/5/2007 12:45:09 PM

A fantastic sunrise, beautifully captured Bill! NO TRIPOD? #5031711

Raymond Pauly level-classic 11/5/2007 2:49:56 PM

Truly beautiful scenic capture, Bill! This kind of shots are not easy to achieve... Wonderful clarity, colors and composition! #5032060

kurt Anderson level-classic 11/5/2007 3:05:16 PM

Hats off on this one, the contrasts and the sunrays are stunning! A truley superb catch,well done!! #5032109

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 11/5/2007 6:10:59 PM

Gorgeous Bill!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5032908

Laurie Daily level-classic 11/6/2007 3:44:37 AM

A glorious sunrise, Bill! #5033963

Melissa G. Meiselman 11/6/2007 7:33:23 AM

Bill, this is about the most beautiful sunrise photos I have ever seen. It is going right into my favorites. My hat off to you for this wonderful shot!!!!! #5035016

David Phalen 11/6/2007 7:38:52 AM

If this isn't a Winner BP needs new judges!!! #5035043

Mike D. Perez level-classic 11/6/2007 2:29:56 PM

I agree with Melissa and David, Bill. Sunrise doesn't get better than this. Surely a Winner! #5036441

Sandra R. Alvey level-classic 11/6/2007 4:01:44 PM

I'm stunned. Totally speachless. I can't think of a single thing to say that would even come close to beginning to convey how much I love this image Bill!


David Pratt level-classic 11/6/2007 7:40:30 PM

One word! AWESOME! #5037487

ALLEN O. HOWARD 11/7/2007 5:59:38 AM

Winner! I know how much you have worked to get all of these fantastic images of late. The sun is deffinitely rising for you my friend. One of the most if not the most beautiful sunrises I have seen. Congratulations! #5039542

Peggy J. Maguire 11/7/2007 10:27:55 AM

Gorgeous Bill....... #5040629

Emily E. Bem 11/8/2007 5:22:27 AM

GORGEOUS! It looks the like the sky was showing off just for you! GREAT capture! #5044192

Revonda L. Gentry 11/8/2007 4:52:27 PM

A winner in my opinion!! #5046832

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/8/2007 6:04:05 PM

Soooo pretty, great colors and comp~ looks like a winner to me too!

jo ann c. #5047056

Alexandra Hankova 11/12/2007 1:49:44 PM

This is a really lovely sunrise - amazing that it was taken handheld! I like the "composition" of the sun in the middle. Very nice. #5064236

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 11/12/2007 3:22:10 PM

this is really beautiful, Bill! excellent clarity at handheld! you did a great job here my friend! #5064554

Sheryl A. Hudson 11/12/2007 8:39:31 PM

Stunning!!!!! Wonderful color and composition! Beautiful work Bill! #5065752

Datha Y. Thompson 11/15/2007 8:54:42 PM

GORGEOUS!!!!! WOW :0) #5079858

Darryl Wilkinson 11/16/2007 11:47:42 PM

Fabulous shot, Bill! Great work!! #5085273

Danielle Fuller 12/2/2007 7:45:48 AM

Don't know how I missed this one! Love this Bill. Amazing clarity and the light and colors are great. Nice job! #5159072

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 12/19/2007 1:59:32 PM

Gorgeous Bill!!! Congrats! #5228246

Margaret R. Barry 12/19/2007 2:17:56 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Bill! #5228409

Sylvia Rossler 12/19/2007 2:32:57 PM

Another gorgeous finalist !!congrats Bill :o) #5228587

Nadya Johnson 12/19/2007 3:01:17 PM

A huge congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Bill! And best of luck in the second round! #5228800

Danielle Fuller 12/19/2007 3:15:22 PM

So very well deserved Bill! Hope you get gold on this one my friend! It is a fav of mine in your gallery!!! #5228902

Cassie L. Woodlee 12/19/2007 3:16:37 PM

CONGRATS Bill, on this awesome finalist my friend!!!!!!!!!!! #5228917

Raymond Pauly level-classic 12/19/2007 3:16:40 PM

Beautiful finalist, Bill! Congratulations! #5228919

Laurie Daily level-classic 12/19/2007 3:29:11 PM

Beautiful Bill! Glad o see this one again....Congrats on your finalist! #5229058

Revonda L. Gentry level-classic 12/19/2007 3:54:39 PM

..and I was right!! Congrats you big brat!! #5229300

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 12/19/2007 4:24:27 PM

Congratulations on this oustanding finalist, Bill! #5229626

Sandra R. Alvey 12/19/2007 5:01:04 PM

WOOHOO I'm so happy for you Bill! Good luck in the next round hon! #5229989

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 12/19/2007 5:45:23 PM

STUNNING scene, way to go Bill!! Congratulations on your finalist! #5230387

Su Sana E. P level-classic 12/19/2007 7:30:21 PM

Huge Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Bill!! #5231212

Ken Smith level-classic 12/19/2007 7:30:48 PM

Congrats on your win, Bill!! #5231218

Danielle Fuller 12/19/2007 7:34:45 PM

YAYYYYYYY!!! Great job Bill! Well done! #5231260

Mike D. Perez level-classic 12/19/2007 7:43:26 PM

Congratulations, Bill! I am not often able to predict a Winner but I was sure on this one. Awesome! #5231361

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 12/19/2007 8:02:39 PM

Congratulations Bill!!! Well deserved win!!! #5231476

Joan Powell level-classic 12/19/2007 8:16:30 PM

Congrats on this beauty !! #5231581

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 12/19/2007 8:20:35 PM

Congratulations Bill, this really is beautiful! #5231617

Sharon Day level-classic 12/19/2007 8:26:46 PM

Awesome shot, Bill!!! Big congratulations on your win! #5231674

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 12/19/2007 8:28:47 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner, Bill. #5231702

Carla Metzler 12/19/2007 8:56:33 PM

I finally get to comment on this! :-)
Big congratualtions on a well deserved win! This is GORGEOUS! #5231993

Cheryl E. Molennor 12/19/2007 9:00:51 PM

Congratulations on your winner Bill! #5232030

Evy Johansen level-classic 12/19/2007 9:41:50 PM

Big congratulations on your very beautiful and well deserved win, Bill!! #5232262

Sylvia Rossler 12/19/2007 9:54:06 PM

Big Big congrats on your win Bill :O) #5232342

Margaret R. Barry 12/19/2007 10:21:47 PM

Huge congrats on your winner, Bill! #5232480

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 12/19/2007 11:24:03 PM

Congratulations Bill on this wonderful win! #5232700

Brett Dolsen 12/20/2007 1:01:24 AM

Congratulations Bill a great win!!
Brett #5232899

Tammy Scott 12/20/2007 3:51:08 AM

Very well deserved win! Congratulations!!! #5233439

Laurie Daily level-classic 12/20/2007 4:25:03 AM

A beautiful and most deserving winner, Bill. Congratulations! #5233591

Sharon King level-classic 12/20/2007 4:32:15 AM

A Huge congratulations Bill on this wonderful winning image! #5233649

Amy JACKSON level-classic 12/20/2007 5:34:57 AM

Congratulations, Bill!!! :) #5233890

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 12/20/2007 5:50:43 AM

Congratulations, Bill, on your beautiful Second Place win! #5233978

Emily E. Bem 12/20/2007 6:36:01 AM


CONGRATS, Bill! What a beauty! #5234259

Michael Umbreit 12/20/2007 7:00:00 AM

Bill - Congratulations! - Mike #5234331

Raymond Pauly level-classic 12/20/2007 7:07:27 AM

Big congratulations, Bill! #5234369

Emile Abbott level-classic 12/20/2007 7:47:36 AM

WOW Winner, Bill Nice Christmas Present and huge congrats my friend. #5234518

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 12/20/2007 7:53:29 AM

Many congratulations on this beauty! #5234554

Nadya Johnson 12/20/2007 7:55:58 AM

Way to go, Bill!! Huge Congratulations on your awesome Winner! #5234568

Susan Fox 12/20/2007 9:17:04 AM

Fantastic image Bill! Congratulations on your win! #5234852

ALLEN O. HOWARD 12/20/2007 10:18:10 AM

Congratulations my friend! Excellent win! #5235080

David Phalen 12/20/2007 10:23:49 AM

BIG Congrats on a well deserved Winner! #5235106

Stephen Zacker 12/20/2007 11:07:36 AM

Way to go. Congratulations #5235324

Donna R. Wageman 12/20/2007 1:07:30 PM

STUPENDOUS Bill - A hearty congratulations to you! #5235684

Lynne Morris 12/20/2007 2:15:08 PM

WTG Bill, huge congratulations on this beautiful, well deserved winner! #5235834

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 12/20/2007 4:28:56 PM

Gorgeous Bill, big congrats on your win!! #5236316

RC Fritz 12/20/2007 4:35:31 PM

Amazing sunrise!! Congratulations Bill!! #5236334

Vladan D. Djordjevic 12/20/2007 8:54:22 PM

Congratulations! Vladan #5237318

Corinne M. Thompson 12/20/2007 10:16:27 PM

A well deserved win..Congrats! #5237591

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 12/20/2007 10:23:07 PM

Amazing capture - and hand held even - congratulations on your win, Bill!! #5237604

eileen bedford 12/21/2007 6:01:38 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful WIN BILL... #5238742

Stan Kwasniowski 12/21/2007 3:00:32 PM

Bill, congratulations #5240672

Stan Kwasniowski 12/21/2007 3:00:32 PM

Bill, congratulations #5240673

Linda Blair 12/22/2007 6:43:14 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful win!!!! ☺ #5242728

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 12/22/2007 7:37:47 AM

my friend!! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this excellent winner, I knew I would be seeing this again! again, you did a great job here! #5242984

Tarun Bose 12/22/2007 10:06:28 AM

Big congrats Bill for your excellent winner. #5243440

Tressie Davis 12/23/2007 5:27:36 AM

Gorgeous Bill, congratulations! #5245785

Cassie L. Woodlee 12/23/2007 8:12:05 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful 2nd place win, Bill!!!! #5247766

Phillip R. Connolly level-classic 12/24/2007 9:33:34 AM

Congrats Bill on this excellent presentation. Well deserved winner.

Phil #5249618

Niels Sandal 12/26/2007 11:56:26 AM

Congratulations with this beautiful picture #5255146

Sheryl A. Hudson 12/26/2007 6:33:45 PM

Congratulations Bill on your win!!! #5256165

Nancy L. Green level-classic 12/27/2007 6:05:44 AM

WTG Bill!!!! Congratulations my friend!! <>< #5257452

Lorri Shank 12/28/2007 8:52:05 PM

Congratulations! They natural symmetry and color in this image is spot on! #5263125

Kathy Reeves level-classic 12/29/2007 3:34:37 AM

Congratulations Bill!! Fantastic win! #5263687

Leland N. Saunders level-classic 12/30/2007 4:48:41 AM

Words are not necessary with photos like this one ... congratulations ...

Lee #5267487

Darryl Wilkinson 12/31/2007 11:31:53 PM

Absolutely magical, Bill! Congratulations on your win!

Happy New Year!! #5274774

Avril Young 1/26/2008 12:18:14 AM

Just going thru your gallery, you inspire me!!! simply stunning! #5397570

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/26/2008 10:37:10 AM

*Amazingly* beautiful sunset, Bill! 2nd place is a no-brainer, but I don't understand why this didn't get first place. #5399955

Theresa M. VanderStaay 2/26/2008 2:49:35 PM

WOW! Amazing capture...Congrats on the win Bill...Well deserved!!....Tessa #5556830

Rakesh Syal level-classic 2/28/2008 2:56:10 PM

A huge congratulations for your excellent winner, dear Bill!
I feel so happy! #5568862

Scott A. McDaniel 2/29/2008 4:09:49 PM

Bill - This is one of the most beautiful captures I have ever seen. #5574532

Scott A. McDaniel 1/11/2009 11:23:52 AM

This is absolutely breath taking Bill! Thank you for sharing it and congrats on your well deserved win! #7015599

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F22 at 1/320s ISO 400, FL 28mm and handheld. Canon EF24-105 F4L IS USM.
Getting early to the bayou to film has its advantages. I was blessed, this morning. Taken 11/03/07

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: -1, Exposure Time: 1/320, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 400, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 28mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 11/4/2007 3:15:43 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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