Swiss Plateau

© Les Rhoades

Swiss Plateau

Katarina Mansson Student 3/24/2008 7:34:41 AM

Excellent HDR image! Love the colors, comp, light and drama created by the storm clouds. (I experienced that storm as well...:-) #884616

Daniella Puente 3/24/2008 7:56:42 AM

HDR works perfect here to add that strong contrast we can see Les. Light is so amazing on the image and goes perfect with the beautiful view of your frame here...EXCELLENT photo ++++ #5687902

Harmeet Singh 3/24/2008 8:05:28 AM

Wonderful scenic image. #5687947

Nikki McDonald 3/24/2008 8:14:14 AM

These are the kinds of scenes that make you catch your breath--in real life and when you view a picture of them. Lovely light in all the right places, a brooding sky, and a fairy tale scene for this Nebraska lady--couldn't ask for more. Great job, Les. #5687991

Joy Rector 3/24/2008 8:14:51 AM

gorgeous shot #5687994

Lisa R. Buffington 3/24/2008 8:15:49 AM

Beautiful scene! Love the composition and the storm clouds. #5688001

Kimi A. Phillips 3/24/2008 9:20:39 AM

FANTASTIC!!!! #5688343

Christian Rosito 3/24/2008 9:33:57 AM

WOOW! Beautiful vivid colors, a great scene! #5688425

Elida Gutierrez 3/24/2008 10:26:36 AM

Thanks!!!

Wonderful view and excellent capture!!! #5688739

Lynne Morris 3/24/2008 10:51:51 AM

Wow Les, this is awesome, the comp, colours are excellent and I love that dramatic sky! #5688917

Erika Haight 3/24/2008 12:06:51 PM

This is FANTASTIC Les!!!! Just jaw dropping!!! Hey ... all its missing is a knight on a white horse!??

Great work~~

erika #5689410

Tiia Vissak 3/24/2008 3:14:11 PM

very beautiful! #5690374

Susan M. Hembree 3/24/2008 5:02:33 PM

Gorgeous scene, Les! Great HRD integration! #5690927

Mike Perez 3/24/2008 7:15:50 PM

Beautiful lighting and colors, Les. #5691927

Ken Smith 4/2/2008 5:51:31 PM

Beautiful lightning thruout, Les. And colors too! #5735656

Elida Gutierrez 4/21/2008 3:28:05 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #5818000

Pat Gamwell 4/21/2008 4:22:06 PM

Applause! Big Congrats, Les!!! #5818868

Nikki McDonald 4/21/2008 4:23:23 PM

Wonderful, wonderful layers of light and shadow in this spectacular capture, Les. Congratulations and best of luck in the next round. #5818897

Marina Moore 4/21/2008 4:35:11 PM

Congratulations Les!!!! This is amazingly beautiful!!!! :) #5819093

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/21/2008 4:51:14 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Les!

jo ann c. #5819288

Christian Rosito 4/21/2008 4:59:03 PM

Wonderful!!! Congratulations Les! #5819406

Ken Smith 4/21/2008 4:59:45 PM

Excellent work, Les! Congrats on this super finalist!! #5819421

Teresa Norris 4/21/2008 5:10:52 PM

SO beautiful, Les!!! Congratulations on a stunning finalist!! #5819562

Debra R. Harder 4/21/2008 5:29:12 PM

A GORGEOUS finalist, Les!! BIG CONGRATS! Deb #5819830

Erika Haight 4/21/2008 5:34:30 PM

What a Fantastic choice for Finalist... now one to the winners circle!!! WTG!!! #5819920

Susan Fox 4/21/2008 5:40:26 PM

Stunning and amazing landscape Les! Congrats :-) #5820013

Datha Y. Thompson 4/21/2008 8:37:52 PM

Gorgeous!! Congrats to you Les :0) #5821721

Laurence Saliba 4/21/2008 8:51:51 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Les!! #5821796

Katarina Mansson 4/22/2008 3:35:36 AM

Still love it and am happy to be back to say: Congratulations on your Finalist! #5822714

Jeff W. Robinson 4/22/2008 4:44:29 AM

Congrats Les on yur Fantastic Finalist!! Jeff #5823173

Kristy A. Keene 4/22/2008 5:21:21 AM

Congrats, Les!!!!!!! #5823426

Christine Czernin 4/22/2008 6:32:32 AM

This is superbly beautiful, Les.
I have also been trying some HDR lately. But I seem to be a far cry from what can be done. I have to practice more on it.
Congrats,in any case. And I suppose we will see it again soon. #5823878

Susan M. Smith 4/22/2008 7:40:08 AM

Les, what a stunning capture! Lots of interest and drama! Great work and congrats on this deserving Finalist :) #5824209

Sylvia Rossler 4/22/2008 9:34:20 AM

Big congrats on this awesome and beautiful finalist Les :O) #5824752

Tiia Vissak 4/22/2008 10:38:47 AM

Congratulations! #5825014

Dr Silly 4/22/2008 10:48:33 AM

Congrats Les on your finalist. :O)
#5825063

Laurie Daily 4/22/2008 2:01:59 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Les! This is absolutley magical! #5825977

Corinne M. Thompson 4/22/2008 9:54:56 PM

Congrats to you Les, excellent image! #5827821

Patrick Rouzes 4/23/2008 7:12:23 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist,Les!!! #5832107

Susana Heide 4/23/2008 9:03:23 PM

BIG CONGRATS LES on your GOLD!!!! The varied lighting make for an outstanding landscape!! Fantastic work as always!!! WTG!!! #5832492

Colleen Farrell 4/23/2008 9:21:21 PM

Fabulous! Big congrats on your win, Les! #5832595

Jennifer L. Alder 4/23/2008 9:45:01 PM

Congrats, Les, on this wonderful winning image! :) #5832716

Kristy A. Keene 4/23/2008 9:45:37 PM

Congrats Les!!!!! #5832724

Deborah C. Lewinson 4/23/2008 10:10:45 PM

Marvelous image, Les, congratulations on your win!

Debby #5832905

Peggy J. Maguire 4/23/2008 10:18:48 PM

Beautiful lightning Les!!!!!Congratulations on your win! #5832942

Laurence Saliba 4/23/2008 10:31:27 PM

A BIG Congrats Les!!!! #5832982

Tiia Vissak 4/23/2008 10:58:48 PM

Congratulations! #5833062

Christine Czernin 4/23/2008 11:52:50 PM

Congrats again,Les. Cheers. #5833134

Katarina Mansson 4/24/2008 1:54:36 AM

Congratulations again Les! #5833393

Ross Throndson 4/24/2008 1:57:41 AM

Wow....Amazing Scene, Les....Very Beautiful Work.....Congratulations on your Win!!! #5833402

Mike Perez 4/24/2008 2:26:41 AM

Congratulations on your great Winner, Les! Oustanding work! #5833466

Colette M. Metcalf 4/24/2008 2:38:43 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Les! #5833508

Ken Smith 4/24/2008 4:01:33 AM

Congrats, Les!! a beauty!! #5833859

Christopher J. Budny 4/24/2008 5:17:13 AM

Congratulations, Les, on your win! #5834238

Wally Orlowsky 4/24/2008 5:25:23 AM

Congratulations on this dramatic Winner, Les!!! #5834281

Bob Cournoyer 4/24/2008 5:41:00 AM

I missed this one somehow. Awesomely dramatic. Congrats, Les!! #5834362

Elida Gutierrez 4/24/2008 6:17:45 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
Crystal Rosse Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The March Winners" #5834563

Jeana Clark 4/24/2008 6:24:18 AM


OUTSTANDING WINNER LES!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

~J~ #5834632

Kimi A. Phillips 4/24/2008 6:49:05 AM

YIPPPEEE!!! CONGRATS! :) #5834815

Gary Lange 4/24/2008 7:50:34 AM

A SUPERB landscape, Les, CONGRATS!! #5835138

Nadine A. Lewis 4/24/2008 8:02:53 AM

EXCELLENT HDR and FANTASTIC image, Les!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! <>< #5835187

Michelle L. Frick 4/24/2008 9:53:09 AM

Congratulations Les! A beautiful winner!! #5835654

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/24/2008 10:12:02 AM

Congratulations on your win Les!! This is pure magic!!! #5835761

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 4/24/2008 10:25:18 AM

Glad to share the win with a beautiful image like your. Congratulations Les!! #5835822

Tarun Bose 4/24/2008 11:04:22 AM

Big congrats Les for your excellent winner. #5835993

Susan M. Smith 4/24/2008 12:15:58 PM

Les, congratulations on your Win!!! #5836395

Sylvia Rossler 4/24/2008 12:19:23 PM

Big congrats on your awesome winner Les :O) #5836421

Lynne Morris 4/24/2008 12:36:33 PM

Huge Congratulations on this awesome winner Les. #5836528

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/24/2008 1:24:23 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous win!

jo ann c. #5836769

Laurie Daily 4/24/2008 2:11:20 PM

Your landscapes never cease to inspire and totally amaze me...What a beautiful winner, Les! Congratulations!!! #5837032

Lee Canham 4/24/2008 3:17:41 PM

Congratulations Les... Beutiful and inspiring...You certainly have an eye or two.. Lee #5837261

Susan Fox 4/24/2008 3:34:49 PM

Congratulations Les! A beautiful and well deserved winning photo!!!!! #5837319

Christian Rosito 4/24/2008 4:10:42 PM

Excellent Les!! CONGRATULATIONS!! #5837485

Claudia Kuhn 4/24/2008 4:34:26 PM

Wonderful image, congrats on your winner! #5837578

Datha Y. Thompson 4/24/2008 7:17:22 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Les!!! Amazing image!!! :0) #5838196

Robert Baer 4/25/2008 3:48:25 AM

les what a wonderful image your created here. Love the great lighting. congratulations! #5839179

Susan M. Hembree 4/25/2008 2:27:48 PM

This is a beautiful photo, Les, and no surprise for the win, either. Congratulations on your 2nd place! #5841512

Emile Abbott 4/25/2008 2:41:34 PM

congrats on a winner, Les #5841553

Sarah Baker 4/26/2008 10:38:22 AM

Congrats! Great colors! #5844740

Linda Blair 4/26/2008 3:16:09 PM

Congratulations....gorgeous scene!!! ☺ #5845441

Jessica Jenney 4/27/2008 1:33:28 AM

Congratulations, Les on your stunning win! #5846648

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 4/27/2008 7:35:29 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS, Les!! #5850244

Kathy L. Clark 5/2/2008 11:08:18 AM

Les I want to congratulate you on this absolutely magnificent winner. What a beautiful place. Congrats. #5874168

Cheryl E. Molennor 5/4/2008 7:29:46 AM

Please accept my late congratulations. Mycomputer has been down. #5881665

Mitzie Loland 5/6/2008 11:42:17 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous photo - great work Les!! #5893474

Corinne M. Thompson 5/13/2008 9:40:08 AM

Congrats on your win Les! #5917559

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/7/2008 12:49:24 PM

Oh my goodness Les! This is awesome, as all of your wonderful images! Love it!

jo ann c. #6284598


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Description

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The Castle of Champvent, Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
You can see the approaching snow storm in the BG behind the castle

This is an HRD image comprised of three exposures combined together.
(Handheld) ISO 200, 35mm lens, f/4.5, 1/8000 sec + 1/2000 sec + 1/500 sec

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 L IS USM Lens + B&W UV filter

Category: N&L



Uploaded on 3/24/2008 7:08:19 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR


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