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Alex T. Mizuno 12/7/2007 12:47:15 PM

Tammy Espino

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WOW WOW WOW. This is awesome. The dust flying the red sand, the blue sky, the mountains and that handsome cowboy! WOW. You outdoor yourself with each photo!
12/1/2007 6:07:22 PM

Kathleen M. Rinker

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I love the color, and the rocks in the background. The dust flying is also very cool!!!!!!

12/2/2007 12:38:04 PM

Patrick Rouzes

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WOW, phenomenal lighting, colors, detail, comp & clarity captrued here!!! Amazing work on this, Alex!!!

12/2/2007 4:33:25 PM

Kay E. Mahoney

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Fantastic capture. Awesome scene and colors. Winner.

12/2/2007 7:48:23 PM

Cheryl M. Phillips

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Alex this is so cool!
Great work!

12/3/2007 8:53:59 AM

Lisa J. Boulden

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What an incredibly wonderful scene, Alex! Great color and mood. Really fabulous!

12/3/2007 6:48:13 PM

Mike Dawson

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Excellent Alex, could that the Duke in the Saddle?

12/4/2007 8:42:35 AM

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Thank you everybody for your kind comments!! I'm kinda surprised myself to see how clear and vivid images this film camera can produce when digitally transfered.

The horse rider is not Duke, Mike. As you may know, he is long gone. The rider is just a tourist who was renting a horse.

12/4/2007 10:28:59 AM

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Tourist!!Ha!Such a interesting attraction!
This could be a perfect setting for a movie, nice shot, Alex!

12/4/2007 12:55:27 PM #803322

Alex T. Mizuno 12/7/2007 1:09:35 PM

I'd like to thank everyone of you for your kind comments on this image. I'm sorry but I had to copy and move all your comments to this resubmission. I had to correct a fatal error in the previous submission. #5180154

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/11/2007 9:12:56 AM

So incredibly beautiful, great colors and light! #5195876

Alex T. Mizuno 12/11/2007 12:31:04 PM

Thank you very much Donna! It's so nice of you to drop by and give me such a kind comment!! #5196222

Anne M. Young 5/1/2008 12:37:57 AM

Wow Alex this is stunning.....what great colour and light. Processing perfect #5865651

Denise Denomy 5/1/2008 1:00:55 AM


Toni Riggs 5/1/2008 1:25:07 AM

Beautiful image! Wonderful dof! #5865853

Mukesh Srivastava 5/1/2008 1:28:48 AM

Stunning scene with great color and perfect comp, Alex!! We will see this again. Gud luck!! #5865866

Carolyn M. Fletcher 5/1/2008 2:53:43 AM

It's a winner! #5866057

Jeff Robinson 5/1/2008 4:13:07 AM

Outstanding work Alex! Jeff #5866461

Tammy Espino 5/1/2008 8:35:00 AM

Still Lovin' it :) #5867724

Tammy Espino 5/1/2008 8:35:10 AM

Still Lovin' it :) #5867725

Colleen Farrell 5/1/2008 8:04:25 PM

Sensational image, Alex! Wow--I'd never have guessed it was a composite. It has such a unique look--the rich, deep colors almost make it look like an old-fashioned postcard. I love it! #5870354

Alex T. Mizuno 5/1/2008 8:16:24 PM

Wow, thank you very much everybody! I hope judges like this as much as you do :) "Do not forsake me, O my darling ----" #5870433

Marina Moore 5/5/2008 10:44:07 AM

Excellent work!!! This is an awesome image. :) #5886396

Alex T. Mizuno 5/5/2008 12:16:17 PM

Thank you very much Marina! You're so kind!! #5886713

Alex T. Mizuno 5/5/2008 12:22:15 PM

Finally, I got EP 5 months after I originally posted this! It was worth the wait. Thank you my fellow BP members for your supports and thank you BP staff members for the EP! #5886731

Lisa J. Boulden 5/6/2008 6:17:53 AM

Totally SPECTACULAR, Alex!!!
Great color, sky,perspective and free-spirited MOOD!
Fabulous work!

Alex T. Mizuno 5/6/2008 11:44:09 AM

Thank you very much Lisa! Good to hear from you and I appreciate your uplifting comment!! #5891552

Renata Gusciora 5/6/2008 9:09:33 PM

This is outstanding,Alex!Great colours,scene,clarity!Congratulations! #5893254

Crystal L. Craig 5/7/2008 11:42:56 AM

Oh, fabulous work Alex! The striking colours, the amazing PS blending (I couldn't tell), with such a uniquely wonderful nostalgic feel to it! Congrats on this well deserved efp! #5895971

Vladan D. Djordjevic 5/8/2008 4:10:58 PM

Amazing photo. Terrific color, pov, details, comp. #5901708

Alex T. Mizuno 5/12/2008 12:49:59 PM

Renata, Crystal and Vladan, thank you all for your kind comments!! Your comments are very encouraging!! #5914034

Corinne M. Thompson 6/19/2008 9:00:46 AM

Congrats on your finalist for this excellent image! #6078361

Tammy Espino 6/19/2008 9:07:10 AM

YAY he got a finalist, Congrats!! ;) #6078430

Nobu Nagase 6/19/2008 9:31:15 AM

Congratulations on your great finalist, Alex !
Amazing and truly Western landscape, love your narrative in the description. #6078706

Elida Gutierrez 6/19/2008 11:41:44 AM

Congratulations for your Finalist!!! #6080173

Amy M. Wilson 6/19/2008 1:58:40 PM

A great big congratulations Alex, this is wonderful and well deserved!!! #6080844

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/19/2008 6:27:14 PM

BIG Congrats on your AWSOME and BEAUTIFUL finalist!
Best of Luck in the next round! #6081944

Colleen Farrell 6/19/2008 6:58:08 PM

Love this one--congratulations on a well-deserved finalist, Alex! #6082085

Debra R. Harder 6/19/2008 8:36:02 PM

This is sooooooo AWESOME, Alex!! The colors, details and comp are FABULOUS!! BIG CONGRATS on this GORGEOUS finalist my friend!! Deb #6082566

Cindy Bendush 6/19/2008 10:25:14 PM

WTG Alex! Congrats on this well composed and beautifully presented image! #6082902

Vladan D. Djordjevic 6/19/2008 11:00:42 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic, well-deserved finalist. I love this photo. #6082962

Renee Doyle 6/20/2008 12:24:37 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Alex!!! #6083205

Alex T. Mizuno 6/20/2008 1:14:43 AM

Thank you everybody for your warm congratulations and wishes! I really appreciate them. It was worth waiting for 6 months! :) #6083249

Lisa J. Boulden 6/20/2008 11:28:17 AM

WTG, Alex!
Well worth athe wait!
Congratulations on this fabulous finalist!
~Lisa #6085547

Amy M. Wilson 6/20/2008 12:34:01 PM

Awesome Alex!!!
A HUGE congratulations on this beautiful, well-earned win my friend!
Amy #6085797

Renata Gusciora 6/20/2008 12:55:21 PM

Big congratulations,Alex!!!:-) #6086004

Tiia Vissak 6/20/2008 1:00:25 PM

Congratulations! #6086057

Kimi A. Phillips 6/20/2008 1:00:43 PM

CONGRATS!!!:) #6086060

Heidi Knight 6/20/2008 1:10:08 PM

Congratulations Alex! Way to go! #6086150

Nobu Nagase 6/20/2008 2:38:39 PM

Congratulations on your great win, Alex!
I knew this had to be a winner. Such a great capture, so unique ! #6086577

Debra R. Harder 6/20/2008 2:42:02 PM

WTG, Alex!!! HUGE CONGRATS on this AWESOME GOLD WINNER!! Deb #6086591

Bojan Bencic 6/20/2008 3:06:34 PM

Congratulations, Alex! #6086711

Martha N. Church 6/20/2008 4:11:34 PM

Alex, a big congrats on your beautiful and captivating image! #6086920

Elida Gutierrez 6/20/2008 8:19:22 PM

The Golden Cup
A Special Trophy for
"The May Winners" #6087886

Lisa J. Boulden 6/20/2008 8:49:36 PM

WTG, Alex!
~Lisa #6087990

Renee Doyle 6/20/2008 9:54:21 PM

Big congratulations on this wonderful winner Alex!!! #6088098

Colette M. Metcalf 6/21/2008 3:53:12 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful win, Alex! WTG!!!! #6088849

Christine Czernin 6/21/2008 5:34:32 AM

Bravo,Alex. Big congratulation. #6089240

Stan Kwasniowski 6/21/2008 9:41:13 AM

Alex, congratulations #6090227

Colleen Farrell 6/21/2008 12:08:52 PM

So happy to see this in the winner's circle, Alex--huge congratulations to you!! #6090609

Kumiko Parkinson 6/21/2008 4:41:39 PM

Congratulations, Alex! #6091208

Cindy Bendush 6/21/2008 10:17:36 PM

WTG Alex!!! Huge congratulations on this beautiful winner!!! #6091873

Cindy Bendush 6/21/2008 10:17:43 PM

WTG Alex!!! Huge congratulations on this beautiful winner!!! #6091874

Alex T. Mizuno 6/21/2008 11:15:38 PM

My dear fellow BP members, I really thank you for all your kind words and congratulations!! Domo arigato e grazie mille!! #6091936

Anna Diederich 6/22/2008 7:05:10 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Alex! #6092764

Kathleen Rinker 6/22/2008 7:32:30 AM

Huge congrats my friend! #6092838

Howard B. Cheek 6/23/2008 4:15:37 AM

Wonderful comp & content, I like the action of the rider and your theme.
Great POV, colors, sky, and I love the grand scale of it all.
Howard #6095887

Ken Smith 6/24/2008 8:37:28 PM

A great scene! I"ve been there several times...I love that place! #6103396

HuHu Lin 6/25/2008 1:03:18 AM

cool,this is a fine art,congrats on this big win,my friend! #6103940

Alex T. Mizuno 6/25/2008 11:29:33 AM

Anna, Kathy, Howard, Ken and HuHu, thank you all for your warm words and supports!! #6105942

Donna R. Wageman 7/2/2008 3:07:50 PM

Wonderful, wonderful - Congratulations! #6133450

Alex T. Mizuno 7/4/2008 12:41:33 AM

Thank you very much Donna!! #6138198

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/5/2008 6:15:25 PM

Congratulations Alex on your Win.

Dominick #6143739

Susan M. Hembree 7/11/2008 9:49:43 PM

Out of town for this one, Alex! Another wonderful image! Congratulations on your win! #6169726

Sandra Anderson 1/12/2009 3:07:28 AM

Just browsing your beautiful landscapes and came to this one Alex.
Absolutely love it.
Best Wishes. #7018138

Arthur Bohlmann 1/24/2009 7:18:52 AM

I agree with the other comments on your capture, fantastic capture #7079382

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FIRST PLACE WINNER in July 2008 Digital Photo Contest (

He came out of nowhere
With no one beside him
He rode out of the sunrise all alone---

I had to revise this image. Artist's work is never done :)
Three image composite.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, FocalLength: 6.30 mm, Model: SP510UZ

Uploaded on 12/7/2007 12:39:57 PM

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Camera: Canon FTb QL 35mm SLR Camera Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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