East Bay Hills

© Gary Pope

East Bay Hills

cheryl m. phillips 2/28/2008 7:51:13 AM

Very nice!
So calm and peaceful!
We live in such a beautiful place!
~cheryl #865387

Joao Martinho 2/28/2008 7:54:42 AM

Beautiful tones and composition. #5567291

Nathan F. Sperry 2/28/2008 8:02:32 AM

Great composition, the layers are perfect. #5567324

Kathy L. Clark 2/28/2008 8:06:03 AM

This is gorgeous Gary. It looks like a winner to me. #5567346

Tiia Vissak 2/28/2008 8:35:17 AM

a beautiful view! #5567483

Marylee Pope 2/28/2008 9:00:12 AM

I hope this goes all the way. An all time favorite of mine of your work. #5567643

Lydia Martin 2/28/2008 9:07:53 AM

How very beautiful! Very evocative and yet peaceful. #5567697

Chuck Bruton 2/28/2008 4:23:39 PM

That's a neat shot
Well done #5569099

Michelle Alton 2/28/2008 5:04:14 PM

Omigosh, Gary. This is just thrillingly beautiful.
Michelle #5569280

Matt Quaid 2/28/2008 10:05:01 PM

wonderful image here gary, looks lovely #5570415

Marylee Pope 3/1/2008 9:30:40 AM

Congrats on your editors pick! I feel Finalist coming (and hopfully a winner!) #5578021

Carolyn M. Fletcher 3/22/2008 4:11:31 AM

Outstanding!!! #5675748

Denise A. Johnson 3/22/2008 12:31:15 PM

congrats on your finalist!! love this one! #5678008

Marylee Pope 3/22/2008 12:40:19 PM

I Knew it! Congrats on your Finalist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Now where is that button!? LOL! #5678056

Michelle Alton 3/22/2008 12:40:38 PM

Congratulations on this finalist, Gary!
I loved it from the start!
Michelle #5678058

Susan Heath 3/22/2008 4:36:23 PM

A big congrats, Gary! Very well deserved! #5679588

Susan Heath 3/22/2008 4:36:23 PM

A big congrats, Gary! Very well deserved! #5679589

Denny E. Barnes 3/22/2008 10:26:07 PM

Excellent, Gary!! Congratulations!!! #5681008

Jeff Robinson 3/23/2008 5:46:46 AM

Excellent work Gary - Congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #5682136

Robert Baer 3/23/2008 6:23:23 AM

really great image. congrats! #5682364

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/23/2008 12:56:15 PM

Congratulations on your finalist!! What a sweet capture Gary, this looks so serene! #5684109

Shawn Jennings 3/24/2008 3:26:36 PM

Beautiful image, Gary! Congratulations on your finalist! #5690442

Marylee Pope 3/24/2008 6:07:49 PM

I KNEW IT!~~~~~

Congrats on your WIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So well deserved! This one is just taking it everywhere! BRAVO Gary! #5691238

Jeff Sullivan 3/24/2008 6:55:38 PM

Congrats Gary! #5691736

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 3/24/2008 7:14:29 PM

Beautiful S.F.B.A., Superbe capture! Congrats Gary!! #5691915

Nadya Johnson 3/24/2008 7:34:07 PM

Awesome! And it's still green! Congratulations on your STUNNING winner, Gary! #5692047

Kurt Hawkins 3/24/2008 8:16:45 PM

Very Beautiful Gary ... Congrats .. B) #5692331

Elida Gutierrez 3/24/2008 9:03:58 PM


A Special Star
For all the Winners.

jennifer B. short 3/24/2008 10:07:00 PM

Hey....it is good to see this image with a gold button below it. Congrats on a terrific image. #5692860

cheryl m. phillips 3/24/2008 10:08:31 PM

~cheryl #5692874

Agnetha Flodström 3/25/2008 3:01:53 AM

this is so magic and gives me a "fantasy-feeling" ..well done #5693575

Dominick M. Dimacale 3/25/2008 10:46:15 AM

Congratulations, Gary on your Win.

Dominick #5695920

Sandra Schlesinger 3/25/2008 11:02:17 AM

I will never again look at the East Bay hills in quite the same way! Congratulations on creating an outstanding image. #5696014

Becky J. Parkinson 3/25/2008 11:11:55 AM

Congratualtions This is a lovely photo...it is softer view of the East Bay than most people see. #5696069

Patrick Rouzes 3/25/2008 11:32:26 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing Winner,Gary!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5696158

Nancy L. Barrett 3/25/2008 12:11:27 PM

Ethereal lighting, lovely composition--a well-deserved Finalist, Gary! #5696316

AMALIA Veralli 3/25/2008 2:31:48 PM

Lovely image. Congrats! #5696927

Michelle Alton 3/25/2008 4:52:39 PM

Gary, so happy to see this image a winner! So well deserved. It's breathtaking.
Michelle #5697686

Roger Fry 3/25/2008 8:05:52 PM

Breathtaking Gary ! Well done ! #5698695

Denny E. Barnes 3/26/2008 8:52:36 AM

Congratulations, Gary on this beautiful Winner!!!!
Denny #5701038

Chaba Kasanitsky 3/27/2008 6:33:42 AM

Congrats Gery - well deserved #5705349

RC Fritz 3/27/2008 10:13:36 AM

Fantastic scene! Congratulations, Gary! #5706107

Colette M. Metcalf 3/27/2008 12:24:19 PM

Congratulations!!! #5706515

Jeffrey S. Rease 3/28/2008 7:08:06 AM

Congratulations, Gary, on this beautiful photo! It's awesome! #5710080

Milan Banik 3/29/2008 5:40:14 AM

deserv9ng creation for the win.congrates #5713735

Darlene Kiener 4/7/2008 12:24:13 AM

Gary - HUGE congratulations for your well deserved win. You definitely were guided to the right place, right time. Impeccable work. #5754143

Suzanne R 4/11/2008 9:53:08 PM

Heck, I knew you'd be a winner!...
'cause you're the East Bay Man!!
Sam #5777452

Siete Meeter 4/30/2008 12:24:14 AM

Congratulations, Gary, on this beautiful photo! It's awesome!


Denise Denomy 4/30/2008 12:33:52 AM


Tiia Vissak 4/30/2008 12:36:08 AM

Congratulations! #5860804

Karen J. Fahey 4/30/2008 12:36:54 AM

I loved this on EyeFetch and I love it here. Congrats on winning POTD. #5860805

Karen Engelbreth 4/30/2008 1:01:01 AM

Wonderful view - big congrats on your win and POTD, Gary! #5860888

Toni Riggs 4/30/2008 1:18:06 AM

WOW! The part of Oakland I saw was not this pretty, lol. Beautiful image, congrats! #5860917

Barend Frielink 4/30/2008 1:20:42 AM

This is truly a great PODT. Very inspirational. Thanks! #5860918

Avril Young 4/30/2008 1:22:43 AM

awesome tones...stunning photo!
Congrats!!! #5860921

Mukesh Srivastava 4/30/2008 1:32:58 AM

Lovely scene, Gary!! Congrats on POTD Win!!!! #5860931

Katarina Mansson 4/30/2008 1:52:19 AM

Amazing landscape and capture Gary! You have a beautiful gallery. Congratulations on the double Gold on this one! #5860958

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 4/30/2008 2:00:54 AM

AWSOME capture and HUGE Congrats on both wins! #5860974

Bill Houghton 4/30/2008 2:03:20 AM

beautiful shot Gary. Congratulations on your win. Bill

Check out my personal website:

Bill Houghton Photography #5860979

Michelle Alton 4/30/2008 2:25:12 AM

So this is my 4th message about this shot, Gary! It's gone all the way! Congratulations on POTD. It's one of those times when the judges here really know what they're doing.
Michelle #5861011

Jennifer L. Alder 4/30/2008 2:40:01 AM

Yippie! Big congrats, Arch on your POTD... AN AMAZING image. I love the light and fading layers here...absolutely a breathtaking vista. Superb work as usual- a winner :) #5861054

Kurt Hawkins 4/30/2008 2:56:18 AM

Very Cool .. Congrats on making POTD as well as a 2nd Place Winner Gary .. B) #5861118

Deborah C. Lewinson 4/30/2008 3:15:43 AM

Congratulations on your win and POtD for this very beautiful and excellent capture!

Debby #5861178

Carolyn J. Connolly 4/30/2008 3:19:15 AM

WOW, Gary - this image is simply EXQUISITE!! Many, MANY congrat's on your Second Place win with it last month...AND on it being chosen as POTD today!! Both accolades were MOST deserved!! :o) #5861192

Marylee Pope 4/30/2008 3:35:43 AM

What else is left????????? Photo of the Day!!!!!!!!!!!! WOWOWOWOWOW!~!! #5861293

Melanie D. Wells 4/30/2008 3:42:49 AM

Congratulations Gary...what an outstanding photo...I could so see this as an inspirational print...Just stunningly awesome.

Melanie #5861353

Lisa J. Boulden 4/30/2008 3:55:38 AM

Spectacular winner and POTD!
WTG, Gary!
~Lisa #5861445

Josselyne Klecanda 4/30/2008 3:58:50 AM

Breath taking. #5861469

Jessica Jenney 4/30/2008 4:15:45 AM

Congratulations, Gary on your stunning win AND POTD!!! #5861550

Gretchen J. Gilkey 4/30/2008 4:24:00 AM

Gary, I could simply stare at this wonderful image for hours!!! Thanks for the simple reminder of what God created!
gretchen :0) #5861572

Lori Carlson 4/30/2008 4:51:35 AM

This is top notch, Gary!! What a spectacular sight! That light is amazing!!! What a memory!! Thanks for sharing with us all and big congrats on all your recognition!! :0) #5861672

Melinda F. Schneider 4/30/2008 4:55:56 AM

A stunning shot, Gary! Congratulations on your win, topped off by POTD! ! Both very well-deserved! ! ! #5861694

Donna Dunbar 4/30/2008 5:09:27 AM

This is absolutely gorgeous, congarts on POTD!!! #5861757

Donna M. Paul 4/30/2008 5:21:47 AM

Congrats Congrats Congrats Gary...Nice Job! #5861833

Deon 4/30/2008 5:22:34 AM

Gary this is excellent work. Congratulations on POTD and your win. It is well deserved. #5861840

Christie R. Bielss 4/30/2008 6:12:22 AM

Gorgeous! Congratulations on POTD and on your win! Beautiful work! #5862133

Susan M. Smith 4/30/2008 6:14:08 AM

Beautiful detail, comp and mood! Congrats on your win and POTD! #5862146

Robert Baer 4/30/2008 6:18:57 AM

congrats on this wonderful potd and also for your win!!! #5862170

Milan Banik 4/30/2008 7:05:28 AM

this is realy great to see again .my best wishes and huge congrats . #5862291

Bruce A. Dart 4/30/2008 7:22:34 AM

The multitude of comments - with congratulations and admiration are deserved. Many elements combine to make this a truly great image; the sun, the fog, the "layers" and composition. What elevates it from very good to greatness for me is the additional detail of wonderful light -- and separation of the tree at the bottom left -- as well as the touch of light on the hills in the foreground. All the elements work to make it totally awesome!! Great job. #5862377

Jeana Clark 4/30/2008 7:58:24 AM

Congratulations on this fabulous
winner AND POTD!!!
Well Deserved Gary!!!

~J~ #5862556

Laurie Daily 4/30/2008 8:18:40 AM

WoW! Breathtaking layers of color...what a view, Gary...congrats on your POTD and great win! #5862608

Bunny Snow 4/30/2008 8:27:50 AM

Love that capture of aerial perspective and composition, which you did a wonderful job capturing! Love also that you did it with my travel camera, which shows its possibilities.

Congratulations on your double win, which is well deserved!


Joanne Kramer 4/30/2008 9:13:23 AM

awesome #5862770

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 4/30/2008 9:33:16 AM

A fantastic potd and winning image Gary. An immediate favorite!!! Congratulations!! #5862855

Suzanne R 4/30/2008 9:37:03 AM

.....and a wonderful view for those who can't see the East Bay as you do.
Wonderful POTD!! #5862872

RC Fritz 4/30/2008 10:04:06 AM

The layers are perfect. Congratulations!! #5863011

Sharon Sawyer 4/30/2008 10:06:56 AM

Congratulations on your two wins, Gary.
Brilliant !!! #5863030

Nancy Donnell 4/30/2008 10:13:45 AM

Absolutely stunning image! Congratulations!! #5863077

Jessica A. Eik 4/30/2008 11:19:20 AM

Super congratulations, Gary!!! A stunner of an image - well done!!! #5863213

ronda chatelle 4/30/2008 12:19:21 PM

Stunning Image Gary! Congratulations on your well deserved win and POTD! #5863372

Joy Rector 4/30/2008 1:04:49 PM

congrats on the POTD #5863497

Darlene Kiener 4/30/2008 2:06:47 PM

Congratulations on POTD - this is fantastic - and two (2) acknowledgements from BP - doesn't get any better than this. :) #5863729

Margie M. Heldt 4/30/2008 7:45:58 PM

What a gorgeous photo! Excellent work, congratulations! #5865009

Kathleen R. Struckle 4/30/2008 9:05:56 PM

Beautiful image. Congrats on you wins!! #5865208

Marilyn Flanagan 5/1/2008 4:25:15 AM

Oh Gary, viewing your photo takes one's breath away. Love the little tree.
Thank you for sharing.....and congratulations! #5866535

Margaret Anna Durkin 5/2/2008 9:04:59 AM

Congratulations! Beautiful image, #5873614

Cheryl Meisel 5/2/2008 9:40:56 AM

What a lovely shot. The tones are so beautiful.
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with this wall perfect image!
Cherylm #5873818

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 5/4/2008 1:25:49 PM

Congratulations - Beautiful work.
JP #5882857

Elina 5/12/2008 3:49:29 AM

Big congratulations on your fantastic winner!
-Elina #5911766

Lorri Shank 5/15/2008 9:05:02 AM

So beautiful, Gary! Congrats!! #5926189

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View from Sibley Volcanic Preserve in Oakland, California, just after sunrise.

Exif: F Number: 4.9, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 10/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 46.00 mm, Model: DMC-TZ3

Uploaded on 2/28/2008 7:42:03 AM

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