There's GOLD in Them Thar Hills!

© Pat Gamwell

There's GOLD in Them Thar Hills!

Brett Dolsen 1/28/2008 2:01:01 AM

Oh Pat this is fantastic!!The detail,colours,tones and clarity not to mention the composition are awesome!!
Brett #840673

Paul Michko 1/28/2008 2:03:06 AM

Fun and super capture, Pat. #5406314

Dominick M. Dimacale 1/28/2008 2:04:15 AM

This is a beautiful image Pat, great work too.

Dominick #5406318

Jennifer L. Alder 1/28/2008 2:06:44 AM

This is absolutely OUTSTANDING, Pat!
Your work just amazes me
:) #5406325

Michelle Alton 1/28/2008 2:22:19 AM

This is fantastic, Pat. Just terrific. Including the title...that I used recently in a very different type of pic.
Michelle #5406378

Paul Sikora 1/28/2008 3:12:52 AM

You are a wonderful photographer Pat I really enjoy looking through your gallery #5406565

Jim Huffield 1/28/2008 3:39:32 AM

Wonderful work, Pat. Jim #5406688

Raymond Pauly 1/28/2008 4:09:17 AM

Hey Pat! This is a magnificent capture! Wow!
It is so good to hear from you, my friend!
I am currently travelling in India and have been unable to comment. I hope to get back to normal in a few weeks, when I get home. #5406817

Tiia Vissak 1/28/2008 4:13:49 AM

a great capture! #5406846

Bonnie C. Lackey 1/28/2008 4:17:45 AM

Wonderful work, Pat! #5406867

Su Sana E. P 1/28/2008 4:33:12 AM

May be he's right... who knows? Treatment is excellent as usual, Pat!! #5406943

Kay E. Mahoney 1/28/2008 5:07:42 AM

Nice capture, Pat. Love the effect. #5407138

Cyn Valentine 1/28/2008 5:15:24 AM

I love this Pat..fantastic image!!!Your effects are perfect..very well done! #5407167

Jeff Robinson 1/28/2008 5:33:29 AM

Outstanding location portrait Pat!! Jeff #5407253

Joy Rector 1/28/2008 5:50:40 AM

great shot, awesome detail #5407350

Kaye Burazin 1/28/2008 5:52:17 AM

I always love a visit to your gallery Pat. It is inspiring and sure to put a smile on my face. Outstanding my friend! #5407368

Nancy Bray 1/28/2008 6:03:34 AM

You've certainly catured this guy's character! #5407450

Linda D. Lester 1/28/2008 6:25:03 AM

Love it!!! #5407586

Donna K. Kilcher 1/28/2008 6:40:35 AM

wonderful! the clarity! love it #5407667

Teresa A. Burnett 1/28/2008 7:47:46 AM

I just love this one Pat!! Amazing clarity and detail!! Wonderful work on this one (as usual)!! #5407991

Karen Engelbreth 1/28/2008 8:16:11 AM

Fantastic portrait and a great title, Pat - love it! #5408092

Mike Clime 1/28/2008 9:25:14 AM

Very nice, Pat! He fits the part very well! #5408331

David Phalen 1/28/2008 9:27:28 AM

Love the comp, colors, tones and effects. Very well done! #5408338

Nadine A. Lewis 1/28/2008 1:40:03 PM

Oh my goodness, Pat...your effects are AMAZING!!! I ABSOLUTELY LOVE this image!!!!!!!!! <>< #5409297

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/28/2008 2:02:36 PM

AWSOME job Pat!!! #5409436

Nadya Johnson 1/28/2008 2:24:31 PM

Pat, this is sensational! #5409580

Evy Johansen 1/28/2008 7:56:52 PM

WOW... Outstanding image, Pat!! Winner in my book!! #5410888

Ashley Froehlich 1/28/2008 8:21:49 PM

Very nice capture!! Great colors and perfectly framed..:) #5410980

Stefania Barbier 1/28/2008 10:01:44 PM

GORGEOUS Pat!!! #5411216

Mary K. Robison 1/29/2008 1:13:41 AM

This is a FANTASTIC capture, Pat! Can't believe such a beautiful and expressive image got overlooked before!
Fingers crossed that the GOLD gets to you this time around!! #5411591

William Johnson 1/29/2008 1:30:24 AM

Wonderful capture Pat. The clarity, composition a facial expression are terrific. Bill J. #5411610

Shannon Wilbur 1/29/2008 11:58:30 AM

I love this, great colors and effects. :) You also have a beautiful gallery.
Have a wonderful day. #5414134

Sarah G 1/29/2008 12:32:04 PM

Pat this is absolutely wonderful. Your editing is "to die for."


JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/29/2008 3:27:05 PM

I luv, luv, luv it! Love this character and your PS skills are excellent!

jo ann c. #5414920

Erika Haight 1/29/2008 4:58:32 PM

This is Excellent Pat! My husband and I travel all over "gold prospecting" it is soooooo much fun! I love when that yellow stuff show up in my pan after a hard days work... its kinda like getting an EP here at Better Photo! LOL! Love the capture! Great POV, color (lol) and expression! erika haight #5415257

Nikki McDonald 1/29/2008 6:49:42 PM

Wonderful capture and even better effects, Pat. Love this. #5415672

Patrick Rouzes 1/29/2008 6:58:30 PM

WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW,Pat, phenomenal lighting, colors, detail, comp, & clarity here!!! Absolutely exceptional work again, my friend!!! #5415713

Corinne M. Thompson 1/29/2008 9:32:25 PM

I liked it the first time, and I still do...wonderful capture! Keeping my fingers crossed for ya! #5416082

Edward Harding 2/4/2008 9:05:20 PM

WTG Pat!!!

Had a feeling we'd be seeing this one again... #5444922

Rosemary Buffoni 2/6/2008 10:34:10 AM

This is awesome in every way. I viewed you gallery which is outstanding.
Ro #5453496

Amber Kennedy 2/11/2008 6:01:38 PM

oh, wow!!! Fantastic image work with your every shot...I have to remember to stop by daily...or I miss out! Great western shot. #5480793

Dianna Murphy 2/21/2008 4:49:55 PM

Great image, love the tones! #5528262

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 2/22/2008 2:46:10 PM

BIG Congrats on your beautiful finalist!!! #5533090

Sylvia Rossler 2/22/2008 2:50:38 PM

Big congrats on your superb finalist Pat :o) #5533135

randy dannheim 2/22/2008 2:53:46 PM

Pat this is really superbly done, congrats. #5533168

Nikki McDonald 2/22/2008 2:55:50 PM

Cannot tell you how happy I am to see this finalist, Pat. It's inspired! Congratulations and good luck in the next round. #5533185

Pamela Shane 2/22/2008 3:04:44 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic
finalist Pat! #5533277

Carla Metzler 2/22/2008 3:16:13 PM

Congratulations, Pat! #5533410

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/22/2008 3:29:18 PM

Congrats, Pat! #5533593

Joannie Bertucci 2/22/2008 3:35:58 PM

Outstanding work Pat, a very well deserved finalist, congratulations! #5533699

Diane Dupuis 2/22/2008 4:39:28 PM

Congrats Pat!! Well done! #5534351

Sharon Day 2/22/2008 4:42:19 PM

Awesome image, Pat!! Congratulations and good luck next round! #5534371

Cassie L. Woodlee 2/22/2008 5:58:09 PM

OH MY Pat, this is wonderful. The clarity is AMAZING. Congratulations on this awesome finalist!!!!!!!!!!! #5534963

Anna Diederich 2/22/2008 6:26:09 PM

Congratulations, Pat! #5535192

Barbara Waldoch 2/22/2008 6:56:33 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Pat! #5535376

Kay E. Mahoney 2/22/2008 6:58:00 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Pat. #5535387

Mary K. Robison 2/22/2008 7:01:05 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding image making finalist, Pat!
Fingers still crossed that the GOLD gets to you this time around!!

Evy Johansen 2/22/2008 7:29:33 PM

BIG congratulations on your wonderful and well deserved finalist, Pat!! Good luck!! #5535686

Kristi A. Howson 2/22/2008 7:46:56 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and Best Of Luck in the next Round! Love this one Pat! #5535865

Patrick Rouzes 2/22/2008 7:59:09 PM

I remember this well, Pat!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this well-deserved finalist!!! #5536007

Brett Dolsen 2/22/2008 9:25:05 PM

Congrats Pat!!Wonderfull.Brett #5536509

Stefania Barbier 2/23/2008 12:05:12 AM

spectacular finalist Pat!!! #5536939

Su Sana E. P 2/23/2008 2:32:14 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Pat!! #5537303

Renee Doyle 2/23/2008 3:31:39 AM

Congrats on another fantastic finalist Pat!!! #5537475

Katarina Mansson 2/23/2008 4:23:11 AM

There certainly is gold in this one. Congratulations on another amazing finalist Pat! #5537642

Deb Koskovich 2/23/2008 4:25:45 AM

Hooray, Pat -- this is an awesome finalist! #5537659

Jessica Jenney 2/23/2008 5:10:28 AM

Big Congrats, Pat on this terrific finalist! #5537844

Shannon D. Miller 2/23/2008 5:55:16 AM

Ohhh...this is FANTASTIC Pat! CONGRATULATIONS on a BEAUTIFUL photo! #5538105

Robert Baer 2/23/2008 6:41:19 AM

wonderful subject and detail. congrats for this awesome finalist! #5538345

Nadya Johnson 2/23/2008 7:27:37 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Pat! #5538637

Raymond Pauly 2/23/2008 8:08:40 AM

Congratulations, Pat! WTG, my friend! #5538913

Susan Fox 2/23/2008 8:31:45 AM

Congratulations Pat on your finalist! #5539080

Mitch Spence 2/23/2008 8:52:37 AM

Congratulations, Pat, on this terrific portrait finalist. #5539236

Lynne Morris 2/23/2008 9:26:00 AM

What an awesome finalits, huge congratulations Pat. #5539451

Ken Smith 2/23/2008 10:39:11 AM

Beautiful, Pat. Congrats to you!! #5539863

Marsha S. Smith 2/23/2008 10:54:04 AM

Fantastic image. The richness of the colors is just amazing. Congrats on your finalist! #5539936

Colleen Farrell 2/23/2008 12:43:32 PM

WTG, Pat! Congrats on another great finalist! #5540435

Edward Harding 2/23/2008 1:00:49 PM

Nice going Pat!!!

You are making us proud... #5540499

Susan Heath 2/23/2008 3:36:48 PM

Wonderful capture, Pat! Congratulations! #5541016

ALLEN O. HOWARD 2/23/2008 4:09:38 PM

Thars gold in that thar picture! Congratulations Pat! #5541103

Ronald F. Fischer 2/23/2008 8:45:33 PM

What a spectacular finalist, Pat! #5542004

Datha Y. Thompson 2/23/2008 9:32:15 PM

Congratulations Pat!!! WTG :0) #5542193

Jeff Robinson 2/24/2008 6:21:00 AM

Congrats Pat on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff #5543332

Cheryl E. Molennor 2/24/2008 9:02:37 AM

Congratulations!! #5544167

Christopher Budny 2/24/2008 2:43:44 PM

Congratulations Pat! #5545450

Marilyn K. Lincecum 2/24/2008 7:41:16 PM

Congratulations Pat on a fantastic finalist!! LOVE it. #5546632

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/25/2008 7:49:52 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Pat!

jo ann c. #5551763

Teresa A. Burnett 2/25/2008 8:06:35 PM

Yay!!!! Huge congratulations Pat!! I knew this one should be a finalist!! Good luck in the next round!! #5551829

Sheryl A. Hudson 2/25/2008 10:08:58 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist, Pat!!! #5552190

Cliff & Patti Smith 2/26/2008 6:01:42 AM

Fantastic capture Pat! Congratulations on this well deserved finalist! #5554039

Cyn Valentine 2/26/2008 6:06:39 AM

I just love this..congratulations Pat..very unique! #5554071

Linda Blair 2/27/2008 3:18:30 PM

Congratulations Pat...fabulous capture!!!!! ☺ #5563370

Corinne M. Thompson 3/2/2008 5:18:21 AM

Glad to see that Finalist button Pat, should have gone gold...Congrats! #5580977

Jim D. Keever 3/9/2008 3:37:41 PM

You know that I love this whole series. This one is spectacular!!
Jim #5617544

Avril Young 3/9/2008 11:57:59 PM

You are so talented, awesome work... #5618888

Carol Teal 3/11/2008 10:38:35 PM

Pat, I must not have finished looking through the finalists, although I thought I did so I better go back and see what else I missed! This is a great portrait and your effects are stunning!! Congrats on your finalist! #5630355

Jennie A. Dillman 3/12/2008 9:03:58 PM

THIS IS SO, SO GOOD..J #5635071

Angela Pound 3/16/2008 8:20:37 PM

CONGRATS Pat I knew this was a winner. I just love this one. #5651423

Paul Sikora 4/13/2008 7:57:41 AM

Great composition, Pat, gets your attention immediately. #5781520

Russell C. Amidon 8/2/2008 5:48:50 AM

Sorry for being so far behind the times Pat, but better late than never. AWESOME image. I congratulate on your Editor Picks and Finalist status. You deserve all the praise. Another Favotrite, what can I say...keep it up! >Russ #6260877

Steven W. Lepak 4/15/2009 6:35:55 AM

Bravo Pat! WONDERFUL. Love your comp and treatment on this image. Keep up the great work. Best Regards, Steven #7407152

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