Religious Experience

© Patricia A. Stalter

Religious Experience

Debbra Bailey level-deluxe 1/22/2008 7:08:09 AM

This is a beautiful shot! The light draws you right into the photograph - makes you want to walk down that path! #836395

Dianna Hauf 1/22/2008 9:22:33 AM

GORGEOUS!!!!! "Leaving on a jet plane".... haha Be there is a few days! Looks JUST like the kind of place I would love to be at NOW Pat!!! SOoooo glad you enjoyed yourself and so glad you shared this beautiful, sigh, peaceful image with us!!! #5376982

Kimi A. Phillips 1/22/2008 10:05:50 AM

Super lovely, Pat! Glad you had a nice visit! #5377151

Tiia Vissak 1/22/2008 11:09:38 AM

great light, pov & mood! #5377336

Steve M. Harrington 1/22/2008 4:29:26 PM

Wow, Pat! A great image of my cathedral! :) I found it extremely tough to capture this special place, but you have managed it! The path looks like an aisle.
I was there with one of my colleagues and we were deeply moved. However, we were haunted by two loud women with heavy New York accents. They duplicated our every move, no matter what we tried to shake them. Even I know to be quiet in church! :) #5378529

Patricia A. Stalter 1/22/2008 6:15:42 PM

Thank you one and all! It was one of the last captures of my morning.It was difficult to get the right exposure. I shot in raw and worked it some... Steve, you chick magnet... they were just stocking you. #5378938

Crystal L. Craig 1/23/2008 9:04:28 AM

Absolutely beautiful, stunning, serene, incredible, fantastic, gorgeous capture Pat! Love the light play, the inviting path, the incredibly majestic trees ... wow. What a perfect capture of nature in it's mysterious glory. Wonderful! #5381881

Patricia A. Stalter 1/23/2008 9:48:40 AM

Gee Crystal, Thanks for the great critque! Steve, I just realized that I said "stocking" .. tee hee, Meant to say stalking... #5382029

Samantha L. Dean 1/23/2008 1:14:13 PM

Pat this is amazing!!! Wish I had been there! This would be great as a print, on a calendar, as a postcard, etc.... Girl, you nailed it!!! #5382891

Melissa McCabe 1/24/2008 8:03:44 PM

I feel peace and serenity just looking at this - totally wonderful capture!!! Well done Patricia!! -mm #5389405

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 2/4/2008 8:58:47 AM

Such an amazing capture, Patricia!
I've visited Muir Woods twice. It is a truly enchanting place on this Earth.
Blessings, Lisa #5441748

Steve M. Harrington 2/22/2008 3:20:06 PM

Good on you, Pat! Richly deserved!
Steve #5533463

Dianna Hauf 2/22/2008 3:21:43 PM

WONDERFUL Pat!!! VERY well deserved! Congratulations! Now, if only I could escape to this place about now.... #5533486

Patricia A. Stalter 2/22/2008 3:22:49 PM

I must say that you were the person who inspired me to go there. Thank You! #5533508

Crystal L. Craig 2/22/2008 4:48:36 PM

Congratulations Pat on this very well deserved finalist! Wahoo!!! #5534417

Cassie L. Woodlee 2/22/2008 6:10:41 PM

Congrats Patricia on this awesome and well deserved finalist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5535055

Patricia A. Stalter 2/22/2008 6:22:57 PM

Crystal and Cassie, Thanks so much! #5535167

Dave Winchell 2/22/2008 6:28:19 PM

Wonderful. Good for you. Well deserved! #5535207

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 2/22/2008 7:33:03 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. #5535718

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 2/22/2008 8:22:21 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Patricia!!! #5536169

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 2/23/2008 3:35:46 AM

Congratulations! #5537485

Deb Koskovich 2/23/2008 4:48:46 AM

Hooray! An amazing finalist, Pat!! #5537740

Samantha L. Dean 2/23/2008 5:07:11 AM

Congratulations Pat! This is an awesome shot! :-) #5537819

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 2/23/2008 9:48:13 AM

Congratulations, Pat! #5539578

Patricia A. Stalter 2/23/2008 10:29:30 AM

Thanks to all my Friends at BP... I truly appreciate the kudos! #5539821

Sandra R. Alvey 2/23/2008 1:15:28 PM

Awesome finalists Patricia!! I'm so happy for you and wish you the best of luck in the next round hon! #5540556

Kimi A. Phillips 2/25/2008 7:30:20 AM


Mitch Spence level-deluxe 3/26/2008 11:54:55 AM

You, know, I left my congratulations for this one, but I never apparently managed to tell you how utterly wonderful it is. The light, the sense of peace. It, and your beautiful capture, makes one breathe in, wanting to inhale the whole environment. This is simply gorgeously done. #5701721

Patricia A. Stalter 3/26/2008 12:08:29 PM

Goodness, Mitch... I am so pleased to hear your smashing comments! Mostly, because I know you really mean it! Thank you so much! #5701775

Patricia A. Stalter 4/1/2008 3:25:01 PM

Wonderful light and beauty captured here, Pat. Just lovely! And yes a spiritual moment. #5729915

Patricia A. Stalter 4/1/2008 3:51:41 PM

Indeed it was, I was absolutly entralled! Thank you Deborah. #5730001

Jennie A. Dillman 4/17/2008 12:45:01 PM


Ellen Powell 8/2/2008 1:58:28 PM

Pat, I love this! I can't do better than what Mitch said, so I add my voice (and I really mean it, too!). I've got the soundtrack of singing angels going in my head....

I was in San Francisco for a couple of weeks as a 19-year old back in 1969 and had the pleasure of visiting the Muir Woods. Oh to visit again..... with a camera! #6262566

Patricia A. Stalter 8/2/2008 2:30:25 PM

Well, Thank you so much! I am taken back there when I look at this one too!

Michael Umbreit 8/10/2008 5:00:14 PM

Pat - This is so moving!!! I love it! - Mike #6296371

Renata Gusciora 8/11/2008 8:20:41 AM

So beautiful,love the light,Patricia! #6299027

Patricia A. Stalter 8/11/2008 8:42:44 AM

Thank you!!! Appreciate your comments! #6299118

Lorri Shank 11/12/2008 6:36:46 AM

Oh, I miss the redwoods. How lovely the sun rays are in this image! #6744774

A P 1/13/2009 4:52:23 PM

This is one of my favorite of yours and not that I like the competition but I'm glad to see you entered it in the Summit contest. I never commented on it as I was new and green at the time but I had emailed you privately and we discussed where you took it. You most likely don't even remember but I do. I still hope to capture light beams like this one day. Just gorgeous Patricia #7026250

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Muir Woods. California.Steve... you were so right. Early A.M. F7, 1/25, ISO 100.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/4 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 40.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

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