The Roof

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 8/25/2008 11:13:35 AM

IT'S A GREAT IMAGE HERE.
KARU. #986181

Jeff W. Robinson 8/25/2008 11:38:35 AM

Very nice capture and effects Steve! Jeff #6365551

Tammy Espino 8/25/2008 1:08:43 PM

Whooo Nelly, What a wonderful composition :) #6366157

Bonnie C. Lackey 8/25/2008 2:19:33 PM

And to think people climb that mountain! Wonderful presentation, Steve. #6366660

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/25/2008 2:46:10 PM

Awesome, Steve!!!!! ♫ k #6366714

Steve M. Harrington 8/25/2008 3:47:07 PM

Thank you all so much! This image was taken on a flight out of Kathmandu. Everest is hidden behind Nuptse and Lohtse that are a part of the massif.
Here is a picture of Tenzing and I in a remote airport in the jungle area of Nepal. He was a true hero and gentleman.
Steve #6366878

Kimi A. Phillips 8/26/2008 10:15:50 AM

Absolutely GORGEOUS image, Steve! #6371013

Steve M. Harrington 8/26/2008 3:59:50 PM

I buzzed the roof of the world. :) I'm pleased you like it, Kimi. Thank you.
Steve #6372198

David Pratt 8/27/2008 4:51:10 AM

Very well done Steve, the buzz works great for this. Just stunning. #6374644

Steve M. Harrington 8/27/2008 1:17:05 PM

Thanks a lot, Dave!
Steve #6377158

Mitch Spence 9/6/2008 1:19:18 PM

Top of the world and top of your form, Steve. Glad to see the EP here. It's quite beautiful. #6420145

Steve M. Harrington 9/6/2008 1:41:26 PM

Thank you, Mitch. I really appreciate your comment.
Steve #6420247

Lisa Atkins 9/7/2008 8:43:28 AM

This is great, Steve!!! I'll bet it was an honor to meet Tenzing Norgay. Especially, if you are a climber. From what I have read, the Sherpas are an amazing people. I hope their livelihood wasn't too impacted by the Chinese closing Everest to climbers for the Olympics!! #6423380

Steve M. Harrington 9/7/2008 11:09:39 AM

I was thrilled to meet Tenzing. We chatted for about half an hour. There were all kinds of questions I wanted to ask, but didn't. Instead, we just enjoyed each other's company. He was a charming and humble man.
It was the same when I met Mother Theresa. I was most interested in simply getting a "feel" for these larger than life figures.
They were moments I will forever cherish.
Steve #6423904

Kimi A. Phillips 9/22/2008 10:28:59 AM

BIG CONGRATS!!!:) I knew this one would pop up!!!:) #6489317

Mitch Spence 9/22/2008 10:50:44 AM

A specatacular scene and spectacular shot, Steve. My congratulations to you. #6489654

David Pratt 9/22/2008 10:52:50 AM

Hoo YA! Great! Congrats Steve! #6489687

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/22/2008 10:58:05 AM

WTG!!!!!! Congratulations on this finalist!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k #6489781

Patricia A. Stalter 9/22/2008 11:42:31 AM

Good all over you!!! Well deserved...Now I feel like I know someone famous too! #6490479

Dianna Hauf 9/22/2008 12:26:32 PM

Well, I am terribly ashamed of myself Professor! HOW in the world this 'beauty' escaped me I will never know! It is a breath-taking, spectacular scene and your effects just polished it right up to perfection! I love the depth and textures of the clouds!

What an honor it was to meet Tenzing AND Mother Theresa! I know what you mean about just wanting to take in their presence even when filled with so many questions! There are unique and special people out there like that. You just enjoy being near them. What special memories you will always have!

Again, spectacular and a heartfelt congratulations! I do hope to see this go on to winner! You should have had a few more finalists as far as I am concerned! #6490942

Lisa J. Boulden 9/22/2008 1:23:03 PM

Such a beautiful image, Steve!
Wonderful and impressively informative thread, too!
Bigh congrats on the fruits of your travels, including this fabulous finalist!
Sharing the joy, Lisa♥ #6491399

Steve M. Harrington 9/22/2008 4:46:11 PM

Thank you so much! Perhaps the best thing about this finalist is that I get to hear from my favorite people. :)
Steve #6493006

Sam Britt 9/22/2008 5:33:46 PM

Congratulations, Steve! #6493507

Michelle Alton 9/22/2008 5:56:36 PM

Fantastic finalist, Steve. Congratulations to you!
Michelle #6493760

Mike Umbreit 9/22/2008 6:15:00 PM

Steve - Congratulations! - Mike #6493930

Patrick Rouzes 9/22/2008 6:42:59 PM

Hey,Steve, congratulations on this amazing finalist!!! #6494238

Steve M. Harrington 9/22/2008 8:42:32 PM

Thanks a lot, Sam, Michelle, Mike and Patrick. I really appreciate it.
Steve #6495459

Nikki McDonald 9/23/2008 4:15:57 PM

Congrats on the big win, Steve!! This was definitely one of my favorites among the finalists in a really challenging Monthly Theme. Way to think outside the box! #6500754

Patricia A. Stalter 9/23/2008 4:19:37 PM

I am thrilled for you! WTG and all that!
Yippee too. #6500795

A P 9/23/2008 4:35:28 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Steve on this wonderful winning image!!! #6500960

Lisa J. Boulden 9/23/2008 4:44:24 PM

WTG, Steve!!!
Big congrats on your wonderful winner! (Don't ya just love the GOLD???)
Sharing the joy, Lisa♥ #6501037

Dianna Hauf 9/23/2008 4:53:30 PM

YES!!!!! Terrific in so many ways!!! CONGRATULATIONS Professor! WELL deserved! ☺ #6501122

Sam Britt 9/23/2008 5:24:17 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd Place winner, Steve! #6501363

Steve M. Harrington 9/23/2008 6:38:50 PM

Thank you all very much. I am pleased! It was an unusual theme this month. I entered a couple others that were more directly relevant to the true meaning of global village, but that didn't seem to matter. :)
Steve #6501779

David Pratt 9/23/2008 7:37:27 PM

Yeah! Way to go Steve! A big congrats!
dave #6502015

Steve M. Harrington 9/23/2008 7:38:38 PM

Thanks, partner! :)
Steve #6502025

Brett Dolsen 9/23/2008 10:46:17 PM

Congratulations Steve on a great image and win!!Brett #6502866

M.Christine Duncan 9/24/2008 4:43:51 AM

A breathtaking winner Steve!!! Congrats and bravo, this is incredible :-) #6504226

Tammy Espino 9/24/2008 5:40:11 AM

Congrats on your win~ :O) #6504437

Jeff W. Robinson 9/24/2008 6:44:15 AM

Congrats Steve on your Beautiful Win!! Jeff #6504746

Sherry McClead 9/24/2008 7:04:32 AM

OMGosh! What an amazing image.. what an amazing place!!
Congrats on the win Steve.

Sherrybear :} #6504849

Elida Gutierrez 9/24/2008 7:48:13 AM


CONGRATULATIONS!!!

 "The Golden Thophy"

A Special Trophy for

"August Winners"


 


 

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Mitch Spence 9/24/2008 9:00:53 AM

Way to go, Steve! Gold it is, indeed. #6505546

Steve M. Harrington 9/24/2008 12:18:05 PM

I sure do appreciate hearing from all of you! Thank you.
Steve #6506559

Cyn D Valentine 9/24/2008 12:52:14 PM

Awesome winner Steve..big congratulations!! #6506667

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/24/2008 2:41:32 PM

HUGE congratulations on this fantastic win, Jessica!!!!! ♫ k #6507098

Steve M. Harrington 9/24/2008 9:31:45 PM

Thanks very much, Cyn and Kitty!
Steve #6508541

Kimi A. Phillips 9/25/2008 7:06:30 AM

Big congrats, Prof!!!:) #6510379

Steve M. Harrington 9/25/2008 3:19:37 PM

Thanks a lot, Kimi. :)
Steve #6512176

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/25/2008 5:40:02 PM

Congratulations on your win Steve, this is amazing! #6512665

Usman M. Bajwa 9/27/2008 5:38:55 AM

A spectacular picture and effects, Steve. CONGRATULATIONS on your winner. #6519404

Steve M. Harrington 9/27/2008 9:43:35 AM

Thanks very much, Donna and Usman.
Steve #6520215

Dominick M. Dimacale 9/27/2008 8:36:43 PM

Congratulations Steve on your Win.

Dominick #6522020

Tamera Phillips 9/28/2008 5:14:39 PM

A belated congrats on your finalist! Great work. #6525229

Steve M. Harrington 9/28/2008 10:18:52 PM

Thank you, Dominick and Tamera.
Steve #6526127

Cassie L. Woodlee 9/29/2008 12:40:26 PM

WTG CONGRATS Steve!!! #6529140

Steve M. Harrington 9/29/2008 9:27:06 PM

Thanks very much, Cassie.
Steve #6530737

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 10/3/2008 9:39:22 AM

Beautiful work.. Congratulations Steve! #6548165

Steve M. Harrington 10/3/2008 8:06:32 PM

Thank you, Philippe.
Steve #6550326

Ellen L. Zaslaw 12/3/2008 12:01:48 PM

D-D GORGEOUS Steve ! #6845622

Steve M. Harrington 12/3/2008 1:17:41 PM

THANKS...BUNCHES! :)
Steve #6845840

Crystal L. Craig 7/8/2009 4:49:26 PM

Holy cow! Beautiful Steve! Truly beautiful! #7719596

Steve M. Harrington 7/8/2009 4:51:47 PM

Thank you, Crystal. Nice to have you peek in again. :)
Steve #7719603

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Description

Mt. Everest is the highest point on this global village of ours. Mountaineers from around the world dream of standing on its summit. I had the good fortune of meeting Tenzing Norgay, the first to reach the top with Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953. (MT)

Exif: Model: Nikon COOLSCAN V ED

Uploaded on 8/25/2008 10:58:28 AM

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Camera: Pentax Spotmatic 35mm Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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