Seattle in Warp Drive

© Ken Smith

Seattle in Warp Drive

Carolyn M. Fletcher Student 7/2/2008 4:15:55 AM

Good job! I like it a lot!! #953163

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/2/2008 4:20:09 AM

Lovely image and in-camera effects, Ken.

Dominick #6131641

Jeff W. Robinson 7/2/2008 4:20:58 AM

I was thinking that Dennis must have been driving:) Excellent work with this Ken!! Jeff #6131642

Randy A. Myers 7/2/2008 4:25:40 AM

Interesting. I hadn't thought to do that on this scene. Good job. #6131658

Deb Koskovich 7/2/2008 4:26:08 AM

Expert use of the technique with exquisite results. Well done, Ken. #6131661

Linda D. Lester 7/2/2008 5:20:10 AM

Great job...Love the zoom effect! #6131761

Joy Rector 7/2/2008 5:21:35 AM

fantastic #6131770

Nikki McDonald 7/2/2008 5:35:47 AM

Wonderful results, Ken--works perfectly on this scene. #6131837

Melissa Olsen 7/2/2008 6:18:41 AM

I agree you got the results from the zoom. I still haven't been able to do that like I would like. Wonderful Ken! #6131971

Anna M. Halasz 7/2/2008 6:21:48 AM

Terrific night scene. A truly fine capture. Anna #6131980

Kathy L. Clark 7/2/2008 7:16:28 AM

You did a fabulous job on this Ken. It has to be a winner. #6132164

Jeana Clark 7/2/2008 7:24:05 AM

Fantastic work!!
Awesome in-camera effects!!
Outstanding Results!!!!



Kay E. Mahoney 7/2/2008 7:38:49 AM

Nice capture, Ken. Love the effect. Would make a great poster. #6132250

Ken Smith 7/2/2008 8:10:48 AM

Great job on the zooming effect! #6132383

Ken Smith 7/2/2008 8:23:44 AM

This is the real Ken Smith now commenting...I've seen other galleries where someone commented, and the mini-pic of the gallery owner showed up..not the person leaving the comment. #6132447

Dennis Flanagan 7/2/2008 12:17:24 PM

Does anyone know the real Ken Smith? #6133017

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/2/2008 12:18:45 PM

lol, I thought you were commenting on your own! lol

Maybe they will get that "glitch" fixed

An absolutely gorgeous image, great in camera effects Ken

jo ann c. #6133024

Beverly A. Wright 7/2/2008 1:06:48 PM

Great in camera effects Ken! Great
results from that technique!!!!
Makes for a beautiful night time image!! #6133162

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/2/2008 1:30:46 PM

Awwww come on, Ken...fess just like to toot your own horn!!!!!! hehehehe

INCREDIBLE capture and quite beautiful!!!!! ♫ k #6133211

Kathleen M. Rinker 7/2/2008 3:22:20 PM

Outstanding image Ken, great effects!! #6133511

Sheryl A. Hudson 7/2/2008 7:44:43 PM

WoW awesome use of zoom Ken! I absolutly love this! #6134192

Ken Slade 7/2/2008 8:46:01 PM

Excellent job Ken and a great example of the zoom effect. Very creative presentation. #6134347

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/2/2008 8:50:37 PM

Super cool, this really looks futuristic Ken! #6134356

Renee Doyle 7/3/2008 12:13:13 AM

Great in-camera work Ken!!! Excellent exposure and timing on your zoom!!! #6134697

Christie R. Bielss 7/3/2008 9:44:32 AM

Great effect! This is really cool! #6136183

Lorna Shutter 7/3/2008 8:20:00 PM

Wow! What an incredible shot!! Great use of your in-camera zoom! The image is so clear and colourful! A sure winner, in my opinion. :) #6137755

William C. Raco 7/4/2008 1:40:29 PM

Wow from me, too
This came out great, Ken
Excellent camera work! #6140533

Phillip R. Connolly 7/4/2008 3:45:27 PM

Excellent effects Ken...I love it.

Phil #6140781

Cathy Barrows 7/6/2008 5:43:19 AM

excellent...that spot is on my list #6144797

janet williams 7/6/2008 10:03:54 PM

Way cool Ken. Great effects. #6147827

Hendrik Storme 7/8/2008 4:51:20 AM

Great job and fantastic image,Ken!!! #6153400

Judy V. Kennamer 7/8/2008 5:19:18 AM

I absolutely love this Ken!!! Great job! #6153511

Gail Vitikacs 7/8/2008 7:11:40 PM

Beam me up Kenny! This is fantastic! #6156563

Irene Colling 7/9/2008 7:35:00 AM

Spectacular image Ken. You expertly captured the scene using an exciting technique. #6158773

Jeana Clark 7/11/2008 3:23:02 PM

They just HAD to give this one an EP!!!

~J~ #6168757

Jennifer A. Lambert 7/11/2008 7:06:23 PM

This is an outstanding shot !!! Love everything about it ! Especially your POV !
BB, Jenny N Bama #6169346

Nikki McDonald 7/12/2008 5:11:41 AM

I'm with Jeana--hoorah for this EP! I'd like to see it with another button come the end of August. #6170451

Susan J. Allen 7/15/2008 1:10:16 AM

Wow--fantastic work! #6180855

A P 8/21/2008 4:24:08 PM

Really cool and a well deserved finalist, Ken Congrats #6344246

Nadya Johnson 8/21/2008 4:52:37 PM

SUPER, Ken! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #6344723

Carla Metzler 8/21/2008 4:54:33 PM

Congratulations again, Ken! Love it! #6344750

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/21/2008 4:59:59 PM

Congrats on both finalist for July!

Fantastic Finalist, go on for the GOLD my friend!

jo ann c. #6344818

Alex T. Mizuno 8/21/2008 5:02:09 PM

Really mesmerizing work Ken! Congratulations on your Finalist!! #6344842

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/21/2008 5:04:05 PM

Another huge WOOHOO to Congratulate you on this finalist, Ken!!!!! #6344881

Linda D. Lester 8/21/2008 5:06:37 PM

I think we might see this again....Awesome! Congratulations! #6344923

Susan Fox 8/21/2008 5:24:12 PM

Congratulations Ken! #6345128

Lorna Shutter 8/21/2008 5:26:50 PM

Congratulations on your finalist award for this outstanding image, Ken! :) #6345158

Michelle Alton 8/21/2008 5:56:10 PM

Thrilling finalist Ken. I'm sure it's going to the next Round! #6345554

Jeana Clark 8/21/2008 5:59:48 PM


Just gotta wait now for the WINNERS badge!!!!!!!


~J~ #6345591

Nikki McDonald 8/21/2008 6:06:15 PM

Love this one, Ken. Congratulations on the finalist badge and good luck in the next round. #6345682

Agnes Fegan 8/21/2008 6:55:15 PM

Congratulations Ken ! #6346295

Judy V. Kennamer 8/21/2008 7:00:41 PM

I agree with Jeana! I see Gold all over this one!!! Congrats Ken! #6346358

Kathleen K. Parker 8/21/2008 7:12:51 PM

Congratulations, Ken, on your major awesome finalist!!!
kk #6346504

Stephanie Frey 8/21/2008 7:30:20 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Ken! #6346726

Terry L. Ellis 8/21/2008 8:34:19 PM

A dazzling finalist, Ken! Congratualtions! #6347410

Candice C. Calhoun 8/21/2008 10:37:22 PM

Sensational finalist, Ken...congratulations!

ccc #6348026

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 8/21/2008 10:52:14 PM

HUGE CONGRATS again Ken! #6348063

Renee Doyle 8/22/2008 3:21:33 AM

I really like this!!! Big congrats to you Ken! #6348937

Elida Gutierrez 8/22/2008 9:29:09 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist.


Eivor Kuchta 8/22/2008 11:08:25 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Ken! #6351484

Mike Clime 8/22/2008 1:26:25 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #6352097

janet williams 8/22/2008 2:02:08 PM

Congradulations on your Finalist Ken. #6352397

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/22/2008 3:45:24 PM

Congratulations! Outstanding work Ken! #6352761

Sam Britt 8/22/2008 7:37:08 PM

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Ken! #6353711

Patrick Rouzes 8/22/2008 7:46:06 PM

Ken, congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #6353744

Corinne M. Thompson 8/22/2008 8:04:36 PM

What a fantastic capture Ken! Congrats on the Finalist! #6353848

Mitch Spence 8/23/2008 10:20:28 AM

Congratulations, Ken. Very nice. Feels as though we're flying along those ribbons of light. #6355809

Colleen Farrell 8/23/2008 10:51:40 AM

WOW!!! This deserves the GP, imo! Fabulous in-camera effect, Ken! Big congratulations on your finalist! #6355953

Tamera Phillips 8/23/2008 3:07:32 PM

Congratulations Ken! I'm so happy to see this as a Finalist and hope we see it yet again. #6356671

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 8/23/2008 6:28:46 PM

Congratulations Ken
Fantastic work #6357298

Jeff W. Robinson 8/24/2008 5:12:32 AM

Congrats Ken on this Fantastic Finalist!! Jeff #6358608

Erica Murphy 8/24/2008 9:36:25 AM

WTG on this Ken!! This is sooo coool!! Congratulations! #6359386

Karen Rahlf 8/24/2008 10:58:26 AM

Great shot! Wonderful effects. Congratulations! #6359730

David Van Camp 8/24/2008 6:57:10 PM

Wow, great technique on this incredable image, Ken! I can't believe it only got a finalist badge!! The judges were off on this one. #6361672

Visit: 8/25/2008 6:53:44 PM

Beautiful rendition ...of a Seattle that never was. Well done. Well deserved selection. #6367734

Mike F. Anderson 8/27/2008 9:58:54 AM

Great concept and execution Ken! Congratulations on your finalist. #6376323

Brad Harding 9/24/2008 8:14:41 AM

Great job Ken, soehow I missed this Seattle shot. I like the technique, congrats on the finalist, Brad. #6505228

Nikki McDonald 11/4/2008 3:48:16 AM

Flash!! Congratulations, too, on having the featured gallery in the Snapshot newsletter, Ken. This is a great shot. #6705459

Deb Koskovich 11/4/2008 4:05:49 AM

Major congrats, you're on a roll, Ken. First a POTD and now Featured Gallery, all within a week! We bow down to the master....LOL #6705510

Nancy L. Green 11/4/2008 5:25:47 AM

WOW!!! This must be Ken Smith Week at
BP!! Huge congratulations my friend!! <>< #6705781

Les Rhoades 11/4/2008 7:07:17 AM

This is no SNAP SHOT! LOL!

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 11/4/2008 7:41:55 AM

It's very COOL to wake up to a SnapShot feature by the one and only KEN SMITH!!! Congratulations!!! #6706452

Colleen Farrell 11/4/2008 2:50:23 PM

Just saw this in Snapshot ... what an amazing, perfect, fantastic image. I still think it deserves to go ALL the way. :) #6707864

Kathy L. Clark 11/5/2008 6:10:21 AM

another big congrats Ken on making snapshoto of the day. What a great shot. #6711022

Corinne M. Thompson 11/5/2008 2:05:01 PM

Congrats on your SnpShot feature Ken! #6712851

Usman Bajwa 7/21/2009 3:33:22 AM

Belated congratulations on this awesome Finalist and on-time congrats. on being featured in the SnapShot! lol

UB. #7761072

Jeana Clark 7/21/2009 4:53:01 AM

Hey Hey!!
Lookie Here!!
Congrats Ken
for your SnapShot feature!!

~J~ #7761413

Nancy L. Green 7/21/2009 6:20:59 AM

WTG Ken!!!! Ya know, the second I saw this it cried out "Ken Smith", then I scrolled down and sho-nough, Ken Smith!!! Congratulations my friend!!! <>< #7761940

A P 7/21/2009 8:44:58 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful snapshot feature, Ken #7762627

Alex T. Mizuno 7/21/2009 1:26:37 PM

Let's do the time warp again!! Super zoom work Ken! Congratulations on the snapshot selection!! #7763273

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/22/2009 8:50:42 AM

Congratulations on your gallery feature Ken, AWESOME! #7768917

Cary Rogers 7/25/2009 10:55:20 AM

Finally opened up my SnapShot #430 email and saw this great image for the first time, Ken! very well-conceived and executed!! kudos and CONGRATS! #7780804

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In-camera zoom during the four second exposure. This was from the Kerry Park viewpoint on Highland Drive, on Queen Anne hill.

F9, 4.0 seconds, ISO 320.

Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 4/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 93.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 7/2/2008 3:54:51 AM

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