The Lone Tree

© Ken Smith

The Lone Tree

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 3/30/2008 6:58:58 AM

This is just too it! #889247

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/24/2008 10:51:12 AM

Fantastic! So proud of you Ken!

jo ann c. #5835939

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 4/24/2008 11:23:40 AM

Congratulations Ken, I'm so happy for you!!! Excellent work!!! #5836098

Alex T. Mizuno 4/24/2008 11:33:53 AM

An amazing image, Ken! Congratulations on your win!! #5836173

Susan Fox 4/24/2008 11:39:47 AM

Congratulations Ken :-) #5836229

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 4/24/2008 12:10:28 PM


Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 4/24/2008 12:10:59 PM


Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 4/24/2008 1:19:17 PM

Congratulations, Ken! #5836754

Dianna Murphy 4/24/2008 2:14:34 PM

Congrats Ken!! #5837047

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 4/24/2008 5:11:07 PM

Way to go Mr. Green!!!! #5837713

Cathy Barrows 4/24/2008 5:50:16 PM

WTG...well is it #5837849

Nadya Johnson 4/24/2008 6:49:21 PM

Way to go! Fantastic, Ken! Congratulations on your Honorable Mention. Stunning, indeed! #5838069

Jeana Clark level-deluxe 4/25/2008 9:35:53 AM

Fantastic image Ken!!!
Congratulations on this fabulous

~J~ #5840469

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 4/25/2008 8:52:57 PM

Congratulations on the HM for this stunning shot, Ken. All of your captures on this day are wonderful. #5842879

Vladan D. Djordjevic 4/25/2008 9:07:42 PM

Fantastic photo with terrific composition, pov, textures, detail and lighting. #5842907

Kathleen Rinker 4/27/2008 11:45:17 AM

Congrats on your honorable mentions, this image is gorgeous!! #5848561

Corinne M. Thompson 5/7/2008 12:25:01 PM

Wonderful capture Ken, congrats on your HM! #5896106

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston 6/10/2008 7:42:53 PM

Wow, congrats, Ken! #6045283

M.Christine Duncan 6/27/2008 8:44:30 AM

Wow... how cool is this photo! Remarkable the texure and lines you caught, and the dusting of snow cooling all the warm color... impressive POV too! Congrats on the HM! #6113568

Cora Miller level-deluxe 8/4/2008 11:28:08 PM

Outstanding image, Ken. The powdered sugar coating adds great textural interest while hiding potential distractions and driving all attention to the design of that great tree against the rock. Congratulations on receiving an award for this one. It's very well deserved. #6272170

Brad Harding 10/15/2010 10:16:08 AM

Timing is sometmes everything. Nice shot and POV. Congrats on the finalist #8968343

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 10/15/2010 10:48:01 AM

Congrats Ken on your beautiful finalist. #8968614

Linda Blair level-deluxe 10/15/2010 11:35:44 AM

Congratulations!!! #8969109

Carol Eade level-deluxe 10/15/2010 4:03:48 PM

Beautiful capture, congratulations again Ken! #8970794

Merna L. Nobile 10/15/2010 5:30:02 PM

Every month, with our camera in hand, we go out and find what we hope will be the “winning photo.”
Those of us that don’t get recognized, just continue to search for that special image, until one day the Congratulations come pouring in from some of the best artist and friends anyone could image.
So to the Better Photo winners for the month of September, I congratulate you on a job so well done.
My very best to all of you, Merna Nobile

Sharon Day level-deluxe 10/15/2010 7:06:57 PM

Gorgeous finalist, Ken!! Congratulations! #8971795

Tad Bowman 10/15/2010 8:36:47 PM

Beautiful shot Ken. I know this tree very well, but I don't think I've seen it photographed any better than this. Congratulations. #8972162

Rona L. Schwarz 10/15/2010 9:14:35 PM

I don't know this tree and have never been there, but this is certainly a striking composition, Ken! The starkness and simplicity are awesome - the snow coating really makes this special! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Finalist and Good luck in the next round! #8972276

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 10/15/2010 11:04:11 PM

gorgeous IR ken... congratulations!!! #8972525

Susan Jane Allen level-deluxe 10/16/2010 7:41:02 AM

Great capture, Ken! Congrats! #8973471

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 10/16/2010 10:32:14 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Ken!! #8973929

Debra R. Harder 10/16/2010 12:51:31 PM

This is truly brilliant, Ken! Huge congratulations on your superb finalist. LOVE THIS!! Deb #8974495

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 10/16/2010 4:25:11 PM

Outstanding - Congrats Ken on your Finalist! Jeff #8975034

Tamara K. Walker level-deluxe 10/16/2010 5:50:50 PM


Donna R. Moratelli 10/17/2010 2:43:30 AM

Great exposure and excellent shot. Congratulations,Ken! #8975823

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 10/17/2010 4:07:42 PM

on your 2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #8977629

Courtenay Vanderbilt 10/17/2010 4:10:39 PM

Hey, Ken Big Congrats, bud! #8977657

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 10/17/2010 4:34:52 PM

Beautiful textures and comp, congrats on your win! #8977808

Rolando Rosito 10/17/2010 4:38:26 PM

Great winner Ken, congratulations!! #8977835

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 10/17/2010 5:21:00 PM

Congrats Ken on your fabulous win. #8978044

Sabrina Ryan level-deluxe 10/17/2010 5:41:04 PM

Congratulations on this Excellent Winning Image, Ken! #8978204

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 10/17/2010 5:55:37 PM

Beautiful find for this great winner, Ken! Congratulations! #8978314

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 10/17/2010 6:18:53 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Winner, Ken! WTG! #8978443

Sharon Day level-deluxe 10/17/2010 6:45:07 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous win, Ken!! #8978594

Cathy Barrows 10/17/2010 7:18:53 PM

Congrats on your win...very pretty #8978708

Rona L. Schwarz 10/17/2010 7:25:09 PM

Glad to see this made it to the Winner's Circle, Ken! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS! #8978738

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/17/2010 7:47:34 PM

Congrats on this beauty, well desrved winner of the gold!

jo ann c. #8978794

Debra R. Harder 10/17/2010 8:13:38 PM

No surprise happy to see this well-deserved GOLD, Ken!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!!! jsb #8978884

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 10/17/2010 8:58:30 PM

A Beauty.....Congrats! #8978972

Susan Jane Allen level-deluxe 10/17/2010 9:58:03 PM

Way to go, Ken!!!! #8979040

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 10/17/2010 10:04:52 PM

CONGRATZ. on getting Golden, Ken!

UB. #8979042

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 10/17/2010 11:03:53 PM

Big congrats on your Gold winner Ken!!! Should of gotten gold first time around !!! #8979126

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 10/18/2010 2:28:28 AM

gorgeous winner Ken, congratulations! #8979298

Linda Blair level-deluxe 10/18/2010 5:55:19 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful win!!! #8979956

Gina Cormier level-deluxe 10/18/2010 6:13:18 AM

Congrats on this beauty!!!!!!!!! #8980036

Anita Hogue 10/18/2010 6:42:56 AM

Congratulations, Ken! #8980160

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 10/18/2010 7:09:52 AM

Congrats on a beautiful winner! #8980217

Carla Capra level-deluxe 10/18/2010 7:19:22 AM

Congratulations on your winning image.
;) CC #8980244

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 10/18/2010 8:25:24 AM

Incredible photo op, with the snow against the red rock, and boy did you take full advantage of it, Ken. Congratulations on your winner. #8980473

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 10/18/2010 9:14:46 AM

A beautiful winner!!!
Congratulations, Ken!
~♥~Lisa #8980598

Julianne Bradford 10/18/2010 9:59:01 AM

Exceptional work! Congratulations! #8980679

David Phalen level-deluxe 10/18/2010 10:12:02 AM

BIG Congrats on a terrific Winner!! #8980710

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 10/18/2010 11:35:51 AM

Yahooooooooooooo Mr. Smith!!!! Congratulations on the Gold! #8980924

Tad Bowman 10/18/2010 3:59:13 PM

Congratulations on your winning photograph Ken. Very nice. #8981404

Jeana Clark level-deluxe 10/18/2010 4:21:15 PM

Congratulations Ken!!!
Awesome Winner!!!!
Well Done!!!!

~J~ #8981430

Carol Eade level-deluxe 10/18/2010 4:57:07 PM

Terrific second place winner, Ken, congratulations! #8981515

Anne McKinnell level-deluxe 10/18/2010 7:42:42 PM

Nice detail here Ken, congratulations on your winner! #8981956

Stanley C. Sims level-deluxe 10/19/2010 7:03:32 PM

Outstanding contrast Ken. Beautifully composed. Congrats on the gold. #8984511

Stanley C. Sims level-deluxe 10/20/2010 8:33:10 PM

Congrats on your 2nd place Gold her Ken.. The lone tree is a great title for a great image.. Great capture again from you.

Brian #8986612

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 10/21/2010 9:21:44 AM

WTG Ken! Congratulations on your win! #8987705

Phyllis H. Burchett 10/22/2010 12:02:57 PM

Congrats Ken! #8989932

Mary Timman 11/10/2010 11:01:49 AM

Wow..awesome capture. Congratulations! #9025947

Kim Dietrich Elam 11/13/2010 2:44:38 PM

LOVE Garden of the Gods! Great find and composition. Congrats on your 2nd Place winner! #9032318

Gary Lange 12/23/2010 1:41:02 PM

Many, many congrats, Ken! Superb image! #9121971

Joanna Madloch 4/28/2011 6:12:37 PM

Wonderful! Huge congrats! #9378490

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From the Garden of the Gods, on Easter Sunday. The area received about five inches of snow the night before.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 3/29/2008 7:09:51 PM

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