Sheila K. Floyd 1/23/2008 9:13:05 AM

Awesome! HDR? #837217

Fanie Heymans 1/23/2008 10:16:15 AM

Excellent background colors, like the composition and sharpness #5382147

Cyn Valentine 1/23/2008 10:18:04 AM

Love the colors..stunning comp Kristi!!! #5382158

Tiia Vissak 1/23/2008 10:24:37 AM

a beautiful capture! #5382194

Colette M. Metcalf 1/23/2008 12:01:35 PM

Beautiful image!! #5382624

Vicki Tinnon Brock 1/23/2008 12:52:30 PM


Neat shot - really relaxing!!

Take care.

Vicki #5382827

Nick Lagos 1/23/2008 3:11:26 PM

Excellent comp and colours here Kristi...a quality image....congrats #5383239

Mary Anne Frey 1/23/2008 3:34:14 PM

Stunning shot Kristi! #5383344

David Phalen 1/23/2008 5:38:00 PM

Awesome POV and colors!! #5383846

Ronald F. Fischer 1/23/2008 7:29:52 PM

Stunningly beautiful capture!! #5384268

Erika Haight 1/23/2008 8:23:44 PM

A very beautiful image and title!!! erika haight #5384486

Erika Haight 1/23/2008 8:23:44 PM

A very beautiful image and title!!! erika haight #5384487

Stefania Barbier 1/23/2008 10:47:59 PM

perfect perspective!!! gorgeous comp and amazing colors Kristi! #5384836

Carol Sawyer 1/24/2008 4:25:02 AM

Beautiful capture and colors, Kristi! #5385826

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/24/2008 4:48:48 AM

Beautiful image and colors, Kristi! #5385937

Nancy L. Green 1/24/2008 9:48:56 AM

Love the wonderful tones and lighting in this , VERY well done dear friend!! <>< #5387150

Jen M 1/24/2008 3:30:54 PM

Gorgeous! #5388533

Elizabeth J. Bernier 1/24/2008 7:00:58 PM

I love the glow of light on that old fallen tree trunk,also the rocks and water...this is truly fine photography Luv!!!Good luck with this! :) #5389236

Sheryl A. Hudson 1/24/2008 9:13:56 PM

Kristi, Georgous composition ... I love the way you used the tree to lead the viewers eye into the sunset! Wonderful light and color also!!! #5389631

Steven E. Ray 1/25/2008 2:02:16 AM

Beautiful scene! surreal and peaceful. Georgous photo Kristi! #5390153

Summer A. Kozisek 1/25/2008 8:40:05 PM

Gorgeous image Kristi! I love the composition, colors and clarity. Fantastic! #5397048

Kristi A. Howson 2/10/2008 10:02:21 PM

Thanks so much everyone for all of your wonderful comments and support. #5476246

Shawn Jennings 2/22/2008 3:26:49 PM

Beautiful image, Kristi! Congratulations on your finalist! #5533563

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/22/2008 3:33:08 PM

A beauty.....Congrats! #5533652

Nick Lagos 2/22/2008 3:47:10 PM

Big big congrats on your fab finalist matey....good luck #5533871

Elizabeth J. Bernier 2/22/2008 7:18:09 PM

Huge congrats Kristi on your finalist and a beauty of a scenic!!!! Good luck in the next round Luv!!! #5535594

Claudia Kuhn 2/22/2008 7:25:20 PM

So beautiful Kristi, congrats and good luck! #5535649

Evy Johansen 2/22/2008 7:43:10 PM

How very beautiful, Kristi!! BIG congratulations on your finalist!! #5535816

Terry L. Ellis 2/22/2008 7:43:42 PM

A gorgeous finalist, Kristi! A winner! Congratulations, again! #5535822

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/22/2008 7:47:48 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Kristi, this is fabulous!! #5535874

Leslie McLain 2/22/2008 7:52:26 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. You have a wonderful gallery of Santa Barbara images. #5535929

Patrick Rouzes 2/22/2008 8:17:31 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist,Kristi!!! #5536133

Monika Sapek 2/22/2008 9:29:42 PM

Really pleasing colors and great composition, Kristi! Many congratulations on your Finalist and good luck in the next round!

Vicki Tinnon Brock 2/22/2008 9:33:33 PM


Congrats on the finalist - beautiful image.

Take care.

Vicki #5536538

Corinne M. Thompson 2/22/2008 9:45:32 PM

Gorgeous scene, Congrats on your Finalist! #5536574

Stefania Barbier 2/23/2008 12:03:34 AM

huge congrats Kristi!!! #5536935

Renee Doyle 2/23/2008 12:08:45 AM

My oh my this is gorgeous Kristi!!!! Big congrats to you!! #5536955

Jill Flynn 2/23/2008 6:59:24 AM

LOVE those pastels! What a beautiful and peaceful beach scenic. Congratulations on your finalist Kristi! #5538450

Ken Smith 2/23/2008 10:18:57 AM

Love the colors in this. Congrats, Kristi!! #5539760

ALLEN O. HOWARD 2/23/2008 3:49:54 PM

Congratulations to your beautiful finalist Kristi! #5541039

Ronald F. Fischer 2/23/2008 8:48:43 PM

This is a stunningly beautiful finalist, Kristi! I hope we see gold on it too! #5542018

Charity Grace Davis 2/23/2008 10:25:12 PM

Wow, love the perspective and color! #5542304

Jeff Robinson 2/24/2008 6:28:51 AM

Congrats Kristi on your Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #5543371

Emiel Van Hemelrijck 2/24/2008 11:01:18 AM

Congratulations to your finalist Kristi #5544641

Indrajit Hajra 3/9/2008 8:34:52 AM

Awesome job done Kristi...Lovely shot. Mind blowing composition and superb detailing. Kudos on this shot.... #5615840

Ellen Hodges 3/24/2008 12:13:30 PM

Congrats on a fantastic image, Kristi! #5689453

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FINALIST. F11, 1.5 sec, ISO 100, 17mm (17-40mm, F4L). 2 Grad. Grey Filters. Dec. 29, 2007. Haskell's Beach, Santa Barbara Area. (Jan08, Nature)

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 15/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 1/23/2008 8:57:49 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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