Spinning Wheel

© Ken Smith

Spinning Wheel

Ken Smith level-classic 12/20/2007 3:45:24 AM

One more shot.. #811696

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 12/20/2007 3:48:54 AM

Hey Neighbor! AWESOME shot!!! You really captured some wonderful images during your visit! #5233425

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 12/20/2007 3:49:23 AM

This is a lovely scenery, Ken, great colours details and clarity.

Dominick #5233430

Jim Huffield level-classic 12/20/2007 3:53:19 AM

Both are magnificent, Ken. Jim #5233455

Bill Wyatt 12/20/2007 4:03:17 AM

Beautiful work Ken Love the vieling and low profile of the shot. What lens were you using? I like the wide angle of it. #5233488

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 12/20/2007 4:16:18 AM

Ken, I love this, awsome capture!!! So Pretty! #5233529

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 12/20/2007 4:21:45 AM

One of your best, I think! Excellent! #5233559

John R. Crosby level-classic 12/20/2007 4:30:51 AM

This is a great shot, thanks for sharing the 2. second exposure tip too ! #5233641

Samantha Duran level-classic 12/20/2007 4:35:32 AM

Awesome scene! lovely colours! #5233666

Jeana Clark level-classic 12/20/2007 4:48:28 AM

Beautiful capture and I agree....

~J~ #5233711

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 12/20/2007 4:52:47 AM

Oh man you always seem to hit the places you visit at the right times. This is awesome and I think some of the best of the mill I have ever seen. #5233721

Shannon D. Miller 12/20/2007 5:15:43 AM

STUNNING capture Ken! Should be on a post card. The movement is amazing as well as the magnificent colors, detail and POV. Love it! Winner! Shannon~ #5233798

Erin Appelbaum level-classic 12/20/2007 5:37:56 AM

Absolutely magnificent. Peter #5233904

Carla Metzler 12/20/2007 5:44:11 AM

Wow, great capture, Ken! #5233940

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/20/2007 7:35:52 AM

Drats! You must have made this before we got there ~ this is a winner I'll bet money on it!

Absolutely gorgeous!

jo ann c. #5234479

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 12/20/2007 8:48:33 AM

What an amazing image, Ken!!!! BOTH of them!!!!! Incredible gorgeous!!!!! ♫ k #5234764

Mike Clime 12/20/2007 9:04:21 AM

Nice captures, Ken! #5234807

Stephanie Laird level-classic 12/20/2007 10:37:04 AM

Stunning! #5235184

Mike D. Perez level-classic 12/20/2007 10:40:24 AM

Just awesome exposure, POV and colors, Ken! Should be a Winner! #5235203

Hendrik Storme level-classic 12/20/2007 10:43:41 AM

Fantastic shot Ken!!! #5235219

Beverly A. Wright level-classic 12/20/2007 11:19:08 AM

This looks too good to be real!! What a
great perspective here Ken!! Love the efffects and the colors are magnificent! #5235359

Linda D. Lester level-classic 12/20/2007 1:59:43 PM

I like the second one best! They are both beautiful! #5235782

Nina Shields level-classic 12/20/2007 4:20:57 PM

Ken, these are terrific; love the different perspectives and use of SS; awesome work! #5236293

Dennis Flanagan level-classic 12/20/2007 4:53:45 PM

Back to my roots! I like the second one if I had to choose a favorite. #5236413

David Phalen level-classic 12/20/2007 5:25:18 PM

OK I'm impressed! :) Excellent color, details and motion. I'd vote for the second one if forced to make a choice. #5236558

Cathy Barrows 12/20/2007 5:40:11 PM


Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 12/20/2007 7:18:32 PM

This was a place I loved to visit while we lived in Va. I love the colors and the soft water, Ken. Great captures! #5236920

Sandra R. Alvey 12/20/2007 9:41:29 PM

Stunning Ken. You've struck me speachless again! They are both GORGEOUS!! #5237466

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 12/21/2007 4:10:48 AM

Spectacular, Ken!
A WINNER in my eyes!
--Lisa #5238270

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 12/21/2007 7:13:10 AM

Winner, winner, winner!!! Great job Ken! I love the blurred wheel - and the veiling of the water - and the colors - and the textures -- heck, I love it all!!! #5239177

Rosemary Buffoni 12/21/2007 7:19:34 AM

Outstanding shot. Your pov is perfect to bring out the total beauty of the scene.
Ro #5239218

Shawn Jennings level-classic 12/21/2007 7:27:25 AM

Both fantastic images, Ken! #5239252

Amy JACKSON level-classic 12/23/2007 7:21:16 AM

Gorgeous image, Ken!!! Beautiful place! #5246142

Joy Rector 12/24/2007 6:03:09 AM

awesome #5248896

Tressie Davis 12/24/2007 8:49:57 AM

Stunning image, great POV and love the result of the long exposure!! #5249495

Ronald F. Fischer 12/26/2007 7:01:48 AM

Spectacular capture, Ken! #5254479

Kaye Burazin 12/28/2007 9:04:16 AM

Awesome beauty..leaves me speechless! #5261412

Carolyn M. DAlessandro 12/29/2007 7:33:25 AM

What can I say that has not been said already...so my thoughts are...OUTSTANDING!! #5264226

Melissa G. Meiselman 12/29/2007 7:35:12 AM

Ken this is an outstanding exposure with fine details and taken from a great POV!!! #5264235

Linda Blair 12/29/2007 11:05:47 AM

Gorgeous!!!!! ☺ #5264830

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 12/29/2007 6:58:06 PM

Outstanding perspective, colors, light and beautiful scene Ken! #5266328

Nancy L. Green level-classic 12/29/2007 7:23:04 PM

This is absolutely gorgeous Ken, the POV is fantastic, and the colors and exposure are amazing, a winner for sure!! <>< #5266421

Jim Britt 12/29/2007 8:45:10 PM

Great shot! #5266648

AJ McLaughlin 1/1/2008 2:18:02 PM

Love the work with the wide angle. Well done! #5277816

Peggy J. Maguire 1/4/2008 4:23:34 AM

Beautiful work Gorgeous Ken!! #5290178

Rose Bailey 1/6/2008 4:35:59 AM

I love this! Very well done! #5299112

John Connolly level-classic 1/6/2008 3:07:46 PM

How did I miss this one Ken? Wonderful in camera work has produced a fantastic result! #5301294

Shirley A. Kinney 1/7/2008 6:16:55 PM

Awesome, Ken. Your capture during this fall season is beautiful. #5306854

Corinne M. Thompson 1/12/2008 7:44:39 AM

Both are excellent captures Ken! #5328840

Jenny D 1/12/2008 4:02:20 PM

Beautiful!! #5330647

Lisa R. Buffington level-classic 1/17/2008 9:53:37 AM

Beautiful shot of the Grist Mill in Autumn! I grew up about 30 minutes from Babcock State Park. I have summer and winter pictures of the Grist Mill on my website. I haven't made it there in the fall yet. I see from your picture that I missed some beautiful shots. Do you live in WV? #5353634

Lisa Trumm 1/20/2008 12:47:39 PM

Great shot! #5367827

Alex T. Mizuno 1/25/2008 10:44:38 AM

Congratulations Ken on this fantastic Finalist!! #5392906

Pat Gamwell 1/25/2008 10:47:52 AM

WTG, Ken! Big congrats! #5392951

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 1/25/2008 10:55:34 AM

BIG Congratulations on this beauty! #5393051

Jill Odice level-classic 1/25/2008 11:14:40 AM

Congrats on your finalist Ken! Beautiful shot, I also love the other one too! #5393263

Carla Metzler 1/25/2008 11:17:42 AM

Congratulations, Ken! #5393295

Stefania Barbier level-classic 1/25/2008 11:22:53 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!! #5393371

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 1/25/2008 11:23:28 AM

Gorgeous, Ken! Congratulations! #5393384

Jennifer L. Alder 1/25/2008 11:32:41 AM

WOW! Stunning finalist image, Ken. BIG congrats :) #5393478

Nadya Johnson 1/25/2008 11:35:21 AM

Just stunning! Congratulations, Ken! #5393505

Shawn Jennings level-classic 1/25/2008 11:52:08 AM

WTG Ken! Congratulations on your finalist! #5393715

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston 1/25/2008 12:46:04 PM

Ken, great job and Congrats! #5394127

Shawn Jennings level-classic 1/25/2008 1:13:18 PM

Congratulations on your win, Ken! #5394396

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 1/25/2008 1:17:06 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner, Ken. #5394430

Linda D. Lester level-classic 1/25/2008 1:22:55 PM

Congratulations on your finalist and now winner! I guess I don't have to tell you twice now that they come out the same time! #5394489

Nadya Johnson level-classic 1/25/2008 1:28:18 PM

Yah - fastest ever! Congrats again, Ken! Well deserving of the Gold! #5394540

Alex T. Mizuno level-classic 1/25/2008 1:32:22 PM

Congratulations Ken! Yes, it deserves the Gold!! #5394577

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 1/25/2008 1:36:02 PM

Way to go, Ken!
Steve #5394603

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 1/25/2008 1:53:50 PM

YOU GOT THE GOLD!!!! Way to go!!!! #5394728

Laurie Daily level-classic 1/25/2008 2:14:18 PM

Fantastic winner...congratulations Ken! #5394832

Stefania Barbier level-classic 1/25/2008 2:25:04 PM


Claudia Kuhn level-classic 1/25/2008 2:29:18 PM

A beautiful image and wonderful winner KEn! Congratulations! #5394947

Cathy Barrows 1/25/2008 2:30:37 PM

Congrats on your win #5394961

Mike D. Perez level-classic 1/25/2008 2:41:06 PM

Congratulations on your great Winner, Ken! #5395028

Gary Lange level-classic 1/25/2008 3:23:19 PM

Many congrats here, Ken!!! A superb image! #5395301

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 1/25/2008 3:27:19 PM

Super shot, super win, Super Man!

Congratulations Ken

jo ann c. #5395333

Flavio Carnevale level-classic 1/25/2008 3:34:13 PM

A great image. Congratulations. One of my favorites #5395385

Judyann Plante 1/25/2008 4:09:04 PM

Wow, Ken!!! Fantastic work on this outstanding image! Congratulations!

Judyann <>< #5395580

Jim Britt 1/25/2008 4:22:01 PM

Nice job Ken. Beautiful shots indeed. #5395660

Elida Gutierrez 1/25/2008 4:22:35 PM

Especialy for the winners
http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/big.asp?photoID=5538549&catID=&style=&rowNumber=1&memberID=258086 #5395663

KV Day 1/25/2008 4:46:22 PM

Congrats Mr. Smith! Great image! #5395833

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 1/25/2008 4:54:07 PM

Congrats Cap'n!!! Great job!!!! #5395875

Renee Doyle level-classic 1/25/2008 4:55:04 PM

Congratulations Ken on this wonderful second place win! #5395882

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 1/25/2008 5:09:31 PM

WOW, Ken!!!! This is AWESOME!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this much deserved win!!!!! <>< #5395988

Su Sana E. P level-classic 1/25/2008 5:35:49 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Ken!! #5396175

Arlene Krassner level-classic 1/25/2008 5:42:41 PM

Awesome Ken. Congratulations. #5396222

Michael Umbreit level-classic 1/25/2008 5:48:54 PM

Ken - Congratulations!! - Mike #5396253

David Phalen level-classic 1/25/2008 5:53:45 PM

BIG Congrats on a well deserved WINNER!! #5396277

Corinne M. Thompson 1/25/2008 6:40:14 PM

WTG Ken...Congrats! #5396497

Ronald F. Fischer 1/25/2008 7:06:30 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner!!! #5396649

Evy Johansen level-classic 1/25/2008 7:06:51 PM

So well deserved!! Awesome image!! BIG congratulations on your win, Ken!! #5396651

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 1/25/2008 7:26:24 PM

An amazing win, Ken! Congratulations! #5396817

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/25/2008 8:30:16 PM

So beautifully done, Ken. Congratulations on the 2nd place win. #5397022

Sherry K. Adkins level-classic 1/25/2008 9:12:37 PM

Congrats, Ken, on your second place win. Very well deserved! #5397101

Mary K. Robison level-classic 1/26/2008 4:13:34 AM

Gorgeous autumn capture, Ken!
Congratulations on your well-deserved win! #5397927

Jeff Robinson level-classic 1/26/2008 4:54:27 AM

Congrats Ken on your Outstanding and well deserved Win!! Jeff #5398076

Tammy Scott level-classic 1/26/2008 5:46:25 AM

Congratulations on an awesome win!!! #5398362

Les Rhoades level-classic 1/26/2008 5:56:10 AM

Congratulations on your 2nd place Win! #5398448

Linda Blair level-classic 1/26/2008 7:20:55 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous win!!! ☺ #5399074

Eivor Kuchta level-classic 1/26/2008 7:28:44 AM

Congratulations, Ken, on your win! #5399099

Jill Schreiner level-classic 1/26/2008 8:15:55 AM

Outstanding job, Ken! Congrats on your well deserved win! #5399239

Sharon Day level-classic 1/26/2008 8:32:57 AM

Perfectly capture water movement, Ken!!! Congratulations on your win! #5399333

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 1/26/2008 10:36:34 AM


Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 1/26/2008 11:02:57 AM

Congrats, Ken!! Beautiful!
kk #5400050

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 1/26/2008 11:50:18 AM

Congratulation on this gorgeous image, Ken!!!!!!!!!!! ♫ k #5400216

Anita Hogue 1/26/2008 1:06:40 PM

Absolutely gorgeous, Ken! Congratulations! #5400473

Cheryl E. Molennor 1/26/2008 3:15:25 PM

Congratulations on your great finalist! #5400763

Cheryl E. Molennor 1/26/2008 3:15:58 PM

oops... I mean win!! #5400764

Graeme yew Chow level-classic 1/26/2008 4:25:48 PM

Congratulations! Super image . love the composition and the motion of water, Ken. #5400956

Sandra R. Alvey 1/26/2008 5:33:05 PM

Congrats on the winner Ken! Awesome job hon! #5401246

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/26/2008 6:48:36 PM

WOW....A BEAUTY, FOR SURE!! Congrats, my friend!!!!!!! #5401673

Tamera S. Phillips 1/26/2008 8:42:34 PM

Congratulations Ken. Glad to see you were amoung the very few that received anything this month. Very well deserved. #5401986

Jeana Clark level-classic 1/26/2008 9:52:32 PM

Just Super Fantastic Ken!!!
your fantastic WINNER!!!!
I KNEW IT!!!!!

~J~ #5402131

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 1/26/2008 10:15:15 PM

Outstanding winning image Ken!!!! A HUGE congratulations!!!! You take the most amazing scenic landscape photographs!!!! #5402186

Cassie L. Woodlee 1/27/2008 6:38:52 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! #5402615

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/27/2008 6:51:03 AM

WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!! Congratulations, my friend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5402676

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 1/27/2008 9:20:48 AM

WTG, Ken!
~Lisa #5403412

Matt Quaid 1/27/2008 9:46:54 AM

Nice job on this Ken, what a great shot, your a winner. #5403512

Emile Abbott level-classic 1/27/2008 2:21:20 PM

Loved both POV's and congrats on a fabulous winner, Ken. #5404422

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston level-classic 1/28/2008 6:08:15 AM

Congrats, Ken! #5407496

Murry Grigsby 1/28/2008 1:16:02 PM

Congrats on your wonderful Babcock images and win Ken! #5409195

Kathy L. Clark 1/28/2008 7:27:08 PM

Congrats Ken. It is very well deserved it is so beautiful. #5410731

Rakesh Syal level-classic 1/29/2008 10:33:12 AM

Congratulations on an awesome win, Ken!!! #5413846

Darryl Wilkinson 1/30/2008 4:28:06 PM

Beautiful work, Ken! WTG!! #5420200

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 2/1/2008 2:56:04 AM

Congratulations Ken on your Win! #5426725

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 2/1/2008 11:15:28 PM

I love this, Ken. Congratulations on your beautiful winner! #5431245

James E. Coleman level-classic 2/3/2008 9:37:41 PM

My sincerest sympathies that no one liked this shot!!....:):)

I had not looked at the other one and saw so many comments, had to go look first. Both are very beautiful for their individual and unique perspectives...especially for such a highly photographed place!
You did a tremendous job!....again!!
Jim #5439308

Ivan Chacon 2/24/2008 9:22:25 PM

Great image, Congratulations! :) #5546924

Sheryl A. Hudson 2/25/2008 10:48:42 PM

Congratulations Ken on this beautiful WINNER!!! #5552338

Susan Jane Allen level-classic 3/12/2008 4:26:07 AM

Wow! Don't know how I missed this one. Congrats! #5631479

Rikki Knight 8/6/2008 1:13:55 PM

What A Spectacular Capture!!!! This is definitely the BEST picture of the grist mill I have EVER seen. I live about an hour and a half away and love to photograph this mill. Wow..the detail, clarity, the smooth sleek water...it all is amazing. Great Capture Ken! #6279996

Stanley C. Sims 8/26/2008 12:29:54 PM

Haven't been through your whole gallery as yet, but what I have seen is amazing. You have a great eye for photography.
CONGRATS !!!! #6371490

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Babcock State Park, West VA, on Oct 26th of this year. The blur of the wheel is from the 2 second exposure.

F4.5, 2 sec, ISO 100, 15mm focal length

Exif: F Number: 20, Exposure Bias Value: -1.33, ExposureTime: 2/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 15.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 12/20/2007 3:44:55 AM

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