A LIGHT FROM ABOVE

© Dominick M. Dimacale

A LIGHT FROM ABOVE

Vladan D. Djordjevic 4/27/2008 1:13:34 AM

Terrific photo taken with great lighting, textures, detail, tones and composition. Great title, too. #909201

Paul E. Earl 4/27/2008 1:16:28 AM

Wonderful image, Dominick! Great lighting and tones! #5846611

Lynne Morris 4/27/2008 1:21:32 AM

This is beautiful Dominick, the tones and lighting are excellent. #5846619

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 4/27/2008 1:28:41 AM

Fantastic capture Dominick!
#5846643

Brett Dolsen 4/27/2008 2:03:00 AM

Awesome capture in every way Dominick!!
Im sure this will be a winner!
Brett #5846707

Toni Riggs 4/27/2008 2:19:48 AM

Wonderful capture! #5846748

Barbara Waldoch 4/27/2008 3:38:56 AM

Terrific shot, Dominick! #5846821

Chua Wee Boo 4/27/2008 3:40:21 AM

Great lighting & capture,Dominick! #5846826

Carol Sawyer 4/27/2008 3:41:50 AM

Fantastic capture and lighting, Dominick!! #5846831

Peter Appelbaum 4/27/2008 3:50:02 AM

Awesome lighting and clarity on this capture Dominick. Peter #5846867

Manuel Barrera 4/27/2008 3:59:32 AM

What a great image, Dominick, great capture #5846925

Colette M. Metcalf 4/27/2008 3:59:53 AM

Fantastic capture and excellent lighting!!! #5846927

Ujjwal Mukherjee 4/27/2008 4:03:16 AM

Wonderful image with fabulous light! #5846944

Peggy J. Maguire 4/27/2008 4:09:22 AM

Great lighting,Fantastic capture Dominick.... #5846974

Margaret R. Barry 4/27/2008 4:10:59 AM

Great tones, composition and lighting, Dominick! #5846986

Jennifer L. Alder 4/27/2008 4:21:01 AM

Incredible tone, light and treatment, Dominick! GREAT work!!! :) #5847055

Janet McNeil 4/27/2008 4:36:38 AM

Great capture!! #5847119

Edwin S. Loyola 4/27/2008 4:45:30 AM

absolutely stunning work. a sure winner... #5847137

Bill Knaps 4/27/2008 5:00:13 AM

Beautiful shot Dominick. Bill #5847181

Michelle Alton 4/27/2008 5:16:07 AM

OK...this is one of your April Winners! What a brilliant capture!
Michelle #5847251

Rakesh Syal 4/27/2008 5:24:29 AM

The tones and lighting are excellent, Dominick! #5847287

Mike Clime 4/27/2008 5:42:51 AM

Very nice lighting, Dominick! #5847371

Lynn M. Whitt 4/27/2008 5:51:30 AM

great image.... #5847416

Nikki McDonald 4/27/2008 6:29:21 AM

Super light--looks like a statue. Love the way you offset the animal so you could capitalize on those wonderful light rays. #5847557

Michael G. Marshall 4/27/2008 6:43:09 AM

Stunning image Dominick! The lighting is superb! Bravo! Michael #5847584

Robyn A. Terrell 4/27/2008 6:58:41 AM

Dominick, this is soooo beautiful! Wonderful lighting and tones.
Robyn #5847631

Claudia Kuhn 4/27/2008 7:12:27 AM

Beautiful capture Dominick, great tones and light. #5847688

Debra R. Harder 4/27/2008 7:13:39 AM

This is FANTASTIC, Dominick!! Exceptional tones, details and lighting!!! FABULOUS WORK...AS ALWAYS!! Deb #5847692

Anne M. Young 4/27/2008 7:31:09 AM

WOW Dominick - super work #5847744

Murry Grigsby 4/27/2008 7:46:21 AM

Great light, textures and use of B&W Dom! As we say here in Texas "Hookem' Horns". :0) #5847808

Deb Koskovich 4/27/2008 7:56:42 AM

Outstanding light and comp, Dominick! #5847835

Shirley L. Carpenter 4/27/2008 8:53:36 AM

Excellent image Dominick!!! A winner!!! #5848013

Patrick Rouzes 4/27/2008 9:00:37 AM

Phenomenal!!! This will be back, Dominick!!! #5848035

Melissa Gurdus 4/27/2008 9:35:45 AM

I love you ultra dramatic lighting and sharp detail...simply wonderful, Dominick!! #5848201

Gail Vitikacs 4/27/2008 9:50:52 AM

Outstanding details and clarity...this is wonderful! #5848261

Shelly A. Van Camp 4/27/2008 10:05:39 AM

Super POV, lighitng and details! #5848309

Teresa A. Burnett 4/27/2008 10:47:11 AM

So beautiful Dominick!! This guy is really unique, and you've presented him beautifully!! Stunning light and love the tones!! #5848444

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 4/27/2008 11:08:14 AM

Wonderful lighting and details, Dominick!!!!! ♫ k #5848486

Lorraine A. Cook 4/27/2008 11:37:26 AM

Wonderful lighting detail...sure brings out those massive horns, Dominick!<:)) #5848543

Kay E. Mahoney 4/27/2008 12:01:54 PM

Nice capture, Domonick. Love the tones and those big horns. #5848605

Karen Engelbreth 4/27/2008 12:06:48 PM

Wonderful image, Dominick! #5848619

Reynaldo D. Reyes 4/27/2008 12:11:29 PM

Love the exquisite lighting on this marvelous creature. A wonderful presentation! #5848630

Stephen Zacker 4/27/2008 2:09:38 PM

Dramatic capture. Like that light #5849013

Holly J. Jackson 4/27/2008 2:18:34 PM

GREAT detail @ tone! ; ) #5849066

Roxanne M. Bubar 4/27/2008 3:13:27 PM

WOW stunning. #5849294

Graeme Chow 4/27/2008 6:38:31 PM

Great shadow and light, Dominick. #5850011

Jeana Clark 4/27/2008 6:42:43 PM


OUTSTANDING DOMINICK!!!
Looks like a winner!!!

~J~ #5850025

Tressie Davis 4/28/2008 4:34:20 AM

GREAT texture in this, love the light and treatment - very nice work! #5851664

Lisa J. Boulden 4/28/2008 6:01:51 AM

Fabulous light and shadows, Dominick!
Wonderful texture and comp, too!
~Lisa #5852138

Eugenio Diaz 4/28/2008 6:08:56 AM

AWESOME image Dominick!!!Lovely light and clarity!!! #5852172

Ken Smith 4/28/2008 7:34:52 AM

Excellent lighting and textures, Dominick! #5852551

Evy Johansen 4/28/2008 8:23:57 AM

Wonderful lighting!! Beautiful image, Dominick! #5852781

Dianna Murphy 4/28/2008 8:36:16 AM

Love the light and treatment. #5852843

David Van Camp 4/28/2008 9:37:49 AM

Excellent work on this Dominick... has the feel of an old master painting! #5853088

Marcel J. Fernandez 4/28/2008 10:23:39 AM

A most outstanding capture with wonderful light and tones. #5853322

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 4/28/2008 11:27:21 AM

Beautiful lighting Dominick!,
Amalia #5853581

Melissa Olsen 4/28/2008 12:11:42 PM

Beautiful subject and lighting...your effects are so suitable to this image.
Wonderful!
Melissa :-) #5853782

frank w. degenhardt 4/28/2008 2:31:10 PM

Dominick- Good day to you. From the comments I guess we all agree that the lighting makes the picture and gives such a wonderful feel to it. Of course the textures just enhance everything. Love the tones, the pov. the details that define with percision the elegant look of the beast. I just love the whole look and feel.
Sensational work
Have yourself a most wonderful day, take care of yourself, be safe. #5854359

Joseph N. DiGilio 4/28/2008 6:07:44 PM

Great detail in this capture of a unique animal under extraordinary light conditions, Dominick. #5855210

David A. Simons 4/29/2008 4:40:39 AM

Well done, Dominick. #5856818

Anna Diederich 4/29/2008 1:00:16 PM

Fantastic capture, Dominick! Love the rays of light....makes the photo very dramatic. #5858532

Kate Jackson 4/30/2008 7:21:23 AM

Love the dramatic lighting Dominick! #5862368

Shannon D. Miller 4/30/2008 7:44:29 AM

WOW! This is a WINNER for sure Dominick, this is FANTASTIC my friend! AMAZING light, detail and clarity! I love it!!! Shannon~ #5862502

Kathy L. Clark 5/1/2008 6:03:42 AM

Now this is a really cool image Dominick. I have to agree, it's a winner for sure. #5867182

Nilesh J. Bhange 5/2/2008 4:00:10 AM

Excellent lighting & textures,Dominick! #5871921

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 5/2/2008 11:43:48 PM

Fantastic capture of the light. Once again, GREAT work Dominick!! #5876345

Martie Last 5/3/2008 9:41:05 AM

Beautiful light, textures and treatment. It looks like a studio portrait! #5878037

Martie Last 5/7/2008 3:42:51 AM

I am very impressed by the drama going on here. I can see and almost feel the desesparation of this animal in the zoo...He looks like he wants to hit the wall with his hornes. Maybe he already tried other kind of self destruction acts as his hair looks like...and the strong light...and the dark wall...they speak about this tragedy...to me. Great! #5894067

Jeffrey D. Estacio 5/18/2008 4:43:25 PM

wonderful texture and lighting. #5939178

Elida Gutierrez 5/19/2008 9:34:59 AM

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!!! #5942260

Melissa Gurdus 5/19/2008 9:43:21 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Dominick!! #5942321

Jeana Clark 5/19/2008 9:56:49 AM


YIPPEEEEE DOMINICK!!!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS FANTASTIC FINALIST!!!

~J~ #5942449

Stefania Barbier 5/19/2008 10:03:56 AM

congrats on your finalist!!!!! #5942525

Claudia Kuhn 5/19/2008 10:15:15 AM

Beautiful, congrats Dominick! #5942639

Karen E. Michaels 5/19/2008 10:18:47 AM

Congratulations here also ! #5942678

Peter Appelbaum 5/19/2008 10:22:05 AM

Congrats yet again Dominick. Peter #5942713

Angie Sidles 5/19/2008 10:26:39 AM

Big Congrats on this beauty Dominick. #5942766

Laurence Saliba 5/19/2008 10:37:55 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Dominick!!! #5942915

Carol Sawyer 5/19/2008 10:59:15 AM

Congratulations!!! #5943244

Alex T. Mizuno 5/19/2008 11:33:06 AM

This is superb, Dominick!! Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #5943583

Marina Moore 5/19/2008 11:57:53 AM

Congratulations Dominick!!!! This is fantastic! :) #5943878

Margaret R. Barry 5/19/2008 12:01:21 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Dominick! #5943921

Mitch Spence 5/19/2008 12:04:09 PM

Congratulations, Dominick, on this beautifully lighted finalist image. #5943950

Erica Murphy 5/19/2008 12:07:04 PM

Congratulations! That lighting is gorgeous Dominick! #5943974

Kara Hendricks 5/19/2008 12:11:09 PM

Your images are always SOOOOO stunning.. This is no exception.. Congratulations! #5944027

Mike Clime 5/19/2008 12:23:45 PM

Congrats, Dominick, on this great finalist! #5944206

Shannon D. Miller 5/19/2008 12:30:01 PM

SPOT ON Dominick! I knew we would see this STUNNING photo again! CONGRATULATIONS my freind! Shannon~ #5944286

Daniella Puente 5/19/2008 1:05:14 PM

Wonderful finalist :)) #5944738

Jennifer L. Alder 5/19/2008 1:23:34 PM

VERY cool finalist, Dominick-- love the light! Big congrats to you :) #5944916

Jessica Jenney 5/19/2008 3:26:54 PM

Congratulations, Dominick on your beautiful finalist! #5945806

Bill Knaps 5/19/2008 3:51:55 PM

Congrats Dominick on making Finalist. Bill #5945961

Colleen Farrell 5/19/2008 3:54:03 PM

Wow, how cool! Congrats on an awesome finalist, Dominick! #5945978

Michael G. Marshall 5/19/2008 4:34:56 PM

Congratulations Dominick! I knew we would see this one again! A wonderful finalist! Michael #5946341

Debra R. Harder 5/19/2008 4:45:35 PM

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS, Dominick, on this AWESOME finalist! Deb #5946484

Bobby Ray Goodman 5/19/2008 5:13:52 PM

A big congratulations,Dominick!!!!! #5946773

Anne M. Young 5/19/2008 5:49:17 PM

Congratulations Dominick - a another great finalist for you! #5947016

Vladan D. Djordjevic 5/19/2008 5:51:28 PM

A big congratulations,Dominick! This is a winner for me! #5947028

Lisa J. Boulden 5/19/2008 5:53:09 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!
~Lisa #5947039

David Phalen 5/19/2008 6:32:27 PM

Congratulations!! #5947262

Laura L. Gonzales 5/19/2008 7:02:46 PM

A huge CONGRATS, Dominick on this excellent finalist!!!! Way to go! Laura #5947466

Candice C. Calhoun 5/19/2008 7:09:08 PM

Wow, a truly fabulous finalist, Dominick! Congratulations!!! I love this one!

ccc #5947500

Mike Umbreit 5/19/2008 7:18:13 PM

Dominick - Congratulations on all of your finalists! Well deserved! - Mike #5947584

Kathy L. Clark 5/19/2008 8:07:10 PM

Congrats Dominick on this awesome finalist. I knew we would see this one again. #5947954

Pat Gamwell 5/19/2008 8:23:38 PM

Well deserved! Big congrats! #5948083

Nadya Johnson 5/19/2008 9:03:26 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #5948350

Nilesh J. Bhange 5/19/2008 9:30:40 PM

Congratulations & best of luck! Beautifully executed,Dominick :) #5948489

Marilyn K. Lincecum 5/19/2008 9:53:32 PM

Congratulations Dominick on your well deserved finalist. #5948581

Tiia Vissak 5/19/2008 11:24:39 PM

Congratulations! #5948924

Barbara Waldoch 5/20/2008 12:46:30 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Dominick! #5949215

Debbie Hartley 5/20/2008 4:04:59 AM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist Dominick! #5949869

Kathy Reeves 5/20/2008 4:09:10 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist!! #5949886

Rolando Rosito 5/20/2008 7:36:59 AM

Congratulations Dominick, wonderful image. #5951012

Jennifer L. Taranto 5/20/2008 8:01:49 AM

Congrats!! #5951261

Mukesh Srivastava 5/20/2008 9:24:44 AM

Congrats Dominick!!!
Outstanding Finalist!!! #5951642

Terry L. Ellis 5/20/2008 11:02:44 AM

Congratulations, Dominick! A fantastic finalist! #5952164

Eugenio Diaz 5/20/2008 2:47:10 PM

Congratulations...Great finalist!!! Well done!!! #5953213

Sam Britt 5/20/2008 4:53:29 PM

Congratulations, Domninick! #5953847

Cindy Bendush 5/20/2008 6:57:44 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Dominick! #5954469

Allen O. Howard 5/20/2008 9:16:30 PM

Congrats Dominick! #5954946

Datha Y. Thompson 5/20/2008 9:41:15 PM

Congratulations Domonick!! :0) #5955006

Denise Denomy 5/21/2008 4:34:54 AM

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FINALIST AWARD, Dominick!! Beautiful Big Horn Capture! :00 #5955963

Toni Riggs 5/21/2008 1:12:20 PM

Congratulations! #5958227

Laurie Daily 5/21/2008 3:33:25 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Dominick! #5958595

Martie Last 5/22/2008 4:56:07 AM

It comes as no surprise! This is a fantastic photo! Congratulations! #5961207

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/22/2008 10:38:39 AM

WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOo
HUGE Congrats!!! #5962820

Cheryl E. Molennor 5/22/2008 1:53:22 PM

Beautiful!! Congratulations!!! #5963433

Patrick Rouzes 5/22/2008 1:58:12 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Dominick!!! #5963461

Carol Teal 5/22/2008 10:18:44 PM

Great lighting and a beautiful animal Dominick! A big congrats on your finalist! #5964791

eileen bedford 5/23/2008 1:09:38 PM

Congratulations on your win Dominick, well done... #5967772

David A. Simons 5/24/2008 7:32:47 AM

congratulations, Dominick. #5970931

Linda Blair 5/24/2008 3:31:42 PM

Congratulations...Dominick!!!!! ☺ #5972599

Cassie L. Woodlee 5/25/2008 6:01:21 AM

AWESOME Congratulations, Dominick!!!!!!!!!! #5974464

Summer A. Kozisek 5/25/2008 10:48:49 PM

Gorgeous image, I love all of the textures in this scene. Congrats on your Finalist! #5977351

Joseph N. DiGilio 5/27/2008 4:44:46 PM

Kudos, Dominick. This image is exceptional. #5985357

Fanie Heymans 5/28/2008 10:35:42 AM

Dominick. Great lighting, composition and title of this terrific image! #5988628

Jim Baines 5/30/2008 3:59:41 PM

A genuine masterpiece, Dominick! Congratulations!! #5998560

david w. iverson 9/12/2008 10:50:58 AM


This is such an awesome image on so many levels, Dominick! Wonderful tone, texture, light and composition! Bravo!!!! #6446274

Nick Lagos 2/12/2009 4:15:54 AM

Fab subject and light here Dominick...congrats #7156653

Patricia A. Coblentz 3/31/2011 9:11:06 AM

Awesome lighting and terrific animal capture, Dominick! #9328059

Joy Rector 3/31/2011 12:21:08 PM

love this shot #9328270

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Description


(((~~ ANIMALS ~~)))



Image taken last year at the Los Angeles Zoo.



Exif: F Number: 5.2, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/120 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 50, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 89.00 mm, Model: E8800

Uploaded on 4/27/2008 1:10:49 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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