You Light Up My Life

© Darren K. Fisher

You Light Up My Life

Marcie A. Fowler 8/31/2004 5:32:02 AM

Absolutely breathtaking. I'd say your drive was worth it!! Same reaction today as when I saw this yesterday, at least I think it's the same image. I love the way the light comes down the falls with the water. I'm guessing we're going to see this one again!! At least we'd better!!! Simply magnificent. And just in case you are left wondering I really LOVE this image!! #164010

Marcie A. Fowler 8/31/2004 5:33:04 AM

Sorry got so carried away I forgot to say that the title is abosolutely perfect as well!! #746956

Diane Addonizio 8/31/2004 5:44:47 AM

Outstanding image, Darren!! #746987

La Donna Cholette 8/31/2004 5:46:44 AM

Beautiful! I love the lush green of the moss and you did a great job on the flow of the water. One of the best waterfall shots I've seen in some time. #746992

Casey A. Hanson 8/31/2004 5:55:16 AM

Another beauty Darren.
Very nice. #747015

Joy Brown 8/31/2004 5:57:55 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Darren! #747028

Wally Orlowsky 8/31/2004 5:58:20 AM

Absolutely stunning, Darren. The extra sunlight really makes the moss covered rocks pop. #747029

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/31/2004 5:58:23 AM

Gorgeous, Darren, and the light is perfect! #747030

Carolyn M. Fletcher 8/31/2004 6:08:31 AM

Oh, wow, Darren!! Just a super shot!! Well worth the trip! #747064

Michael Khoury 8/31/2004 6:11:45 AM

Hi Darren...I am speechless..but I will say this...if the word 'magical' can truly be defined, this image would bring me that much closer to that definition... #747072

Darren K. Fisher 8/31/2004 6:13:44 AM

Wow, I love the light and your composition is perfect on this one Darren. What's not to love about this image. Beautiful!!!

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Marcie A. Fowler 8/31/2004 6:43:01 AM

Okay in a few short words Michael described exactly what I was trying to say about this image!! #747150

Sharon Day 8/31/2004 6:47:40 AM

Absolutely gorgeous!! Very pleasing to view. I love everything about this one! Beautiful colors and lighting. #747163

Donna J. Taff 8/31/2004 6:52:21 AM

Beautiful image, Darren!!!!!!! #747182

Robin L. Wehrman 8/31/2004 6:57:26 AM

WOW WOW WOW! This is magnificent, Darren! Spectacular colors, detail and lighting. Everything is perfect. This is truley Breathtaking!!!!! #747200

Bonnie C. Lackey 8/31/2004 7:06:47 AM

Michael chose the definitive word - magical. You just get better and better at this! #747228

Murry Grigsby 8/31/2004 7:12:27 AM

WOW -- dripping with color Darren! Wonderful deep woodsy feel and smooth movement!! #747245

Cathy Gregor 8/31/2004 7:24:03 AM

Beautiful... even though it's sunny :)
-cathy #747272

Heather L. Jacks 8/31/2004 8:32:54 AM

Darren, this is a stunning image. Well done. #747388

Marie Fields 8/31/2004 9:17:10 AM

AWESOME image, Darren!!! #747439

Colette M. Metcalf 8/31/2004 10:36:16 AM

WOW is right, Darren!! This is absolutely amazing!! #747578

Jennifer Rennison 8/31/2004 11:00:46 AM

Wow!! Wonderful colors and lighting, stunning image, Darren! #747621

Kelly Abernathy 8/31/2004 11:37:52 AM

I agree with Marcie! Just gorgeous Darren. I love the way the light spills over it and also love the rich colors. Just incredible - I love it! -K #747703

Kathleen Clemons 8/31/2004 12:42:06 PM

Wow from me too, Darren. This is gorgeous. #747791

Gianna Stadelmyer 8/31/2004 1:27:15 PM

Simply stunning, Darren! I need to log on to your gallery more often. This is true beauty. You mentioned a sunny blue sky....was this a well-shaded spot or did you employ a NDL or polarizer? Just trying to learn as I love attempting this kind of shot now and then and always seem to get better results with a polarizing filter:-) #747873

Mary K. Robison 8/31/2004 1:45:19 PM

Just when I think you can't improve on your waterfall images...down glides this mystical light alongside the water, adding a golden glow to the rocks below...
Put it on the cover of that calendar, Darren. #747883

Michelle R. Kovach 8/31/2004 5:03:06 PM

Beautiful Image Darren!
Absolutely breathtaking!
Great job!
Have a great day!
Michelle #748050

William C. Raco 8/31/2004 6:56:20 PM

I can only echo the sentiments of all who came before, Darren.
This is another reason why you are the Veiling Master.
Outstanding work

bill #748196

Janet Detota 8/31/2004 7:31:00 PM

I vote that you make sunshine and blue skies a regular part of your waterfall shots! The lighting on the water and moss is wonderful, but there's still just enough shadow left for drama. Beautiful colors and great comp, too! #748258

Paula Showen 8/31/2004 7:40:10 PM

Oh my gosh, Darren...this is just GORGEOUS! I LOVE these images of yours. They have become your signature! #748278

Rita Richter 9/1/2004 2:26:55 PM

It is sooo beautiful Darren! Wonderful light! #749937

Ed Heaton 9/1/2004 4:57:30 PM

This is another great image! To be honest I think the hint of the sun hitting the water adds to this...
Well done! #750096

April Bryant 9/1/2004 5:03:59 PM

Even so, this is a beautiful photo....
A. #750103

bob cornelison 9/1/2004 6:36:06 PM

Ok! I love everything about this shot Except the title...brings back old memories of my first wedding...AAAHHH! #750340

Cathy Barrows 9/2/2004 5:44:04 AM

Wow, Darren...another winner...you have just enough sunshine hear to give some snap to the water...it's perfect. #751042

Alisha May Furbish 9/13/2004 3:49:13 PM

Congrats, Darren!!!!!!!! #774206

Mary K. Robison 9/13/2004 3:50:40 PM

Congratulations, Darren ~ and good luck next level! #774211

Mary K. Robison 9/13/2004 3:50:47 PM

Congratulations, Darren ~ and good luck next level! #774214

Janet Detota 9/13/2004 3:56:53 PM

WooHoo, Darren!! Congratulations on this gorgeous shot and good luck next round!! #774227

Ed Heaton 9/13/2004 4:11:49 PM

Hey Darren,
Congrats on your finalist!

Well deserved :-) #774252

Susan T. Parady 9/13/2004 4:14:29 PM

Congratulations, Darren!!! #774260

Kathleen K. Parker 9/13/2004 4:26:52 PM

Congratulations, Darren!!
Kathleen #774293

Dolores Neilson 9/13/2004 4:34:28 PM

Congrats on making finalist, Darren! woo hooooo! #774309

Francis Cailles 9/13/2004 4:37:15 PM

congratulations, Darren. This is beautiful...not surprised at all that it was selected as a finalist.

Congrats again! #774315

Gail Vitikacs 9/13/2004 4:44:24 PM

This is wonderful Darren!!! So happy for you! Best of luck! #774331

Gianna Stadelmyer 9/13/2004 4:48:02 PM

Hooray! So glad tos ee this one again, Darren! Congrats and good luck...though I don't think you'll need it:-) #774339

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/13/2004 4:51:42 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Darren, it certainly was worth the five hour drive! #774351

Sharon Day 9/13/2004 4:52:19 PM

Congratulations, Darren!!!! Beautiful image :) #774353

Terry R. Hatfield 9/13/2004 4:58:47 PM

Congrats To You Darren An Excellent Finalist!! #774389

Claudia Kuhn 9/13/2004 5:19:59 PM

Wonderful image Darren! Many congrats! #774480

Deborah Sandidge 9/13/2004 5:26:45 PM

What a treat for the eyes, congratulations Darren! #774521

Donna J. Taff 9/13/2004 6:09:36 PM

Congratulation's, Darren!!!! #774837

Kelly Abernathy 9/13/2004 6:29:59 PM

I am so glad to see this here Darren! I still love it! Congratulations - well deserved! -K #774964

Jennifer Rennison 9/13/2004 6:38:01 PM

Congratulations, Darren! #775004

Elisabeth A. Gay 9/13/2004 6:46:47 PM

Congratulations Darren, Well deserved!!
Ann #775075

Paula Showen 9/13/2004 6:47:25 PM

Ahhh...your signature work! I love it! Congratulations, Darren! #775081

S J 9/13/2004 6:50:22 PM

Congratulations, Darren! Wonderful shot! #775115

Brenda W. LaFleur 9/13/2004 6:59:54 PM

Congrats, Darren! This is one of my favorites of your waterfalls. Good luck in the next round!! #775194

Diane Addonizio 9/13/2004 7:18:35 PM

Congratulations, Darren! #775323

Dale Ann Cubbage 9/13/2004 7:28:32 PM

Congrats Darren! So lovely! #775423

Isabel L 9/13/2004 7:53:08 PM

Lovely capture. :)Congrats. Good luck next round. #775683

Joy Brown 9/13/2004 8:28:52 PM

Congratulations on this and all your other winners, Darren! #776005

Cathy T. Vettes 9/13/2004 8:50:21 PM

Congradulations Darren !! This is gorgeous as always.. !!! Best of luck to you.. #776170

Monika Sapek 9/13/2004 9:16:52 PM

Beautiful capture, Darren! Many congratulations!
Monika
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Carol Engstrom 9/13/2004 9:23:16 PM

Congratulations, Darren. This is so beautiful! #776326

Evy Johansen 9/13/2004 10:04:42 PM

Congratulations, very well deserved, Darren! I'm sure we'll see this beauti again!! #776499

Cathy Barrows 9/13/2004 10:08:37 PM

Congrats!...beautiful...good luck #776515

Susan T. Evans 9/13/2004 11:03:20 PM

Congrats Darren!!!! good luck on the next round, so well deserved! #776612

Stan J. Contrades 9/14/2004 1:30:11 AM

Congratulations, Darren ... this is a beaut! Best of luck in the next step!
Aloha,
Stan #776776

Debra Booth 9/14/2004 2:42:11 AM

Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Darren!! #776871

Rob Friedman 9/14/2004 3:34:41 AM

Congrats on your finalist! I love this one, good luck!! #777005

Kasia Elser 9/14/2004 4:48:03 AM

Congrats! Great shot! #777325

Kathleen Clemons 9/14/2004 6:08:03 AM

Congrats on all of your beautiful finalist images, Darren. :) #777752

Karen Bacon 9/14/2004 6:12:06 AM

Congratulations Darren! #777769

Marcie A. Fowler 9/14/2004 6:13:41 AM

Not surprised at all to see this among the finalists and I won't be surprised when it shows up among the winners. It's still my favorite and I still love it!! #777782

Marie Fields 9/14/2004 6:19:36 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Darren! #777816

Ellen Peach 9/14/2004 6:41:24 AM

Congrats on this beauty, Darren & best of luck! #777930

Stacey A. Bates 9/14/2004 7:18:50 AM

Congrats Darren very beautiful!! Best of luck in the next round!! #778120

Robin L. Wehrman 9/14/2004 8:27:04 AM

Congratulations to you Darren!! Best of luck in the next round!!! Robin. #778478

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/14/2004 9:12:47 AM

Beautiful shot, Darren! Congrats! #778661

Karen Engelbreth 9/14/2004 10:25:11 AM

Congratulations Darren! #779008

Patricia Marroquin 9/14/2004 11:09:22 AM

So lovely. Congrats, Darren! :-) #779193

Jill Battaglia 9/14/2004 12:14:02 PM

Wonderful! I love the soft quality. Congrats Darren! #779387

LJ Corliss 9/14/2004 1:10:12 PM

Congrats :) #779542

Bonnie C. Lackey 9/14/2004 1:14:03 PM

Congrats, Darren, on this and on your other finalists. Was disappointed that your beach picture with the empty chairs didn't make it - did you forget to invite the judges to our get-together :-) #779559

Murry Grigsby 9/14/2004 7:09:00 PM

Congrats Darren! Nice work at Photographer's Edge also!! #780852

Darren K. Fisher 9/14/2004 8:04:59 PM

Hey all thanks for the kind words, and all of the congrats.

Bonnie I thought they would be included in freinds. Must be more specific next time...LOL... #781010

Carol Brill 9/14/2004 9:49:36 PM

Stunning shot and exquisite exposure, Darren, congratulations and best of luck! #781200

Susana Matos 9/18/2004 1:25:05 AM

Congratulations, this is OUTSTANDING! A winner for my eyes!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #788412

Colette M. Metcalf 9/18/2004 4:49:55 PM

Congratulations, Darren!! #789950

Laura Clay-Ballard 10/18/2005 1:41:27 PM

this one, too! incredible colors. #1966267

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On the norm I would not shoot a waterfall with a beautiful blue sky and sunshine, but after a 5 hour drive I had no choice and was pleased with the result. This was taken in Wv along Shays Run. The waterfall is called Elakala Falls#2. Shot with Velvia 50 at 40 and the settings of f/8 and 1

Uploaded on 8/31/2004 5:23:51 AM

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