Coal to Kilowatts

© Paul Conlan

Coal to Kilowatts

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe 2/9/2005 7:07:28 AM

I like it! The dramatic steam against the blue sky and the bright color of the smoke stack are great! The title is fantastic, Paul! #213767

Paul Conlan 2/9/2005 7:30:24 AM

Thank you for your comments Jim. I'm pleased you like the photo. It was shot on a cold morning (for GA) and with morning light. Best wishes... #1093140

Roger Bernabo 2/9/2005 8:31:44 AM

I love this shot Paul, what a powerful image of a necessary remnant of the industrial age #1093244

Paul Conlan 2/9/2005 8:40:32 AM

Roger... I'm glad you like it. It is an interesting place to shoot with its many railroad tracks, lines of coal cars, large buildings, massive heat exchangers, conveyors, ponds, proximity to the Chattahoochee River, etc. But... since 9/11 they don't always welcome photographers with open arms. So one must be discrete. A telephoto lens helps too! Best wishes... #1093258

Colette M. Metcalf 2/9/2005 1:08:38 PM

Fantastic image, Paul!! #1093741

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 2/9/2005 2:09:24 PM

Awesome image, Paul! Wonderful colors and a great composition! #1093871

Paul Conlan 2/9/2005 4:03:49 PM

Colette and Evy... Thank you both for your comments. I'm glad you like it! #1094100

Piotr M. Organa 2/9/2005 6:44:30 PM

Plenty of power, Paul! #1094423

Ellen L. Zaslaw 2/9/2005 6:57:19 PM

Very dynamic PC ! #1094456

Paul Conlan 2/9/2005 7:01:47 PM

Thank you Piotr and Ellen. I'm please you can "feel the power!" Ha... Best wishes... #1094476

Paul Conlan 2/9/2005 7:01:48 PM

Thank you Piotr and Ellen. I'm please you can "feel the power!" Ha... Best wishes... #1094477

Cathy Barrows 2/10/2005 5:40:32 AM

Paul, I know the spot well and it just never clicked for me like this...the light is wonderful...nice and warm...very dramatic clouds #1095225

Paul Conlan 2/10/2005 6:59:30 AM

Thank you for the comment Cathy. I'm glad you like it. Well, you know my "industrial" eye! Ha... #1095429

Vicki Hunt 3/15/2005 6:11:46 PM

Congratulations! #1176481

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe 3/15/2005 6:32:50 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Paul!! #1176710

Paul Conlan 3/15/2005 7:49:39 PM

Thank you Vicki and Jim... I appreciate your comments and support!! Best wishes.... #1177462

Cathy Barrows 3/16/2005 6:17:32 AM

Congrats!...well done #1179898

Debra Booth 3/16/2005 3:56:08 PM

Fantastic finalist, Paul! Congratulations! #1182281

Vicki Hunt 3/17/2005 2:28:00 PM

Let me be the first to congratulate you!!!!!! Great winner!!! #1185550

Murry Grigsby 3/17/2005 2:40:55 PM

Congrats on your win Paul!! #1185595

Lucia De Giovanni 3/17/2005 3:04:23 PM

Congratulations Paul!!! #1185706

Judith G. Secco 3/17/2005 3:29:54 PM

Wonderful image, Paul. Congratulations. #1185865

Ed Heaton 3/17/2005 4:06:42 PM

Hey Paul,
Congratulations on this tremendous image! Great impact... #1186031

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe 3/17/2005 4:12:04 PM

Congrats on this excellent winer, Paul!!! #1186056

S J level-deluxe 3/17/2005 6:23:20 PM

Many Congratulations on this Well deserving WIN, Paul!! #1186439

Charlene Bayerle level-deluxe 3/17/2005 7:12:33 PM

Wow!!!! Big congraulations Paul!!!!
Great WIN!!! #1186605

Dorothy Neumann 3/17/2005 7:52:52 PM

Congratulations on your win, Paul!!!! #1186787

Paul Conlan 3/18/2005 1:49:20 AM

Cathy and Debra... Thanks for your comments and congratulations! I'm pleased you like the photo! #1187237

Paul Conlan 3/18/2005 1:54:20 AM

Vicki, Murry, Lucia, Judith, Ed, Jim, Sanjay, Charlene and Dorothy... Thank you all for your congratulations on my photo and its win. And... special appreciation to those of you who so often encourage me with your comments. It means a lot. I'm travelling on business and am a little slow to learn about the win and respond. Best wishes to you all!! #1187247

Donna W. Neal 3/18/2005 5:16:17 AM

Congratulations on this win Paul. Well deserved. I am surprised they let you take pictures anywhere near a power plant. Since 911 they are so picky around here what you can and cannot take pictures of #1187771

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 3/18/2005 6:01:44 AM

Big congratulations on this awesome win, Paul!! Very well deserved! #1187982

Paul Conlan 3/18/2005 7:10:52 AM

Thank you Donna and Evy for your congratulations. I took this photo from a public road using my telephoto lens. I've tried to get on the grounds proper and they wouldn't let me in. I do have a friend that works there so I may try that in the future. Thanks again and best wishes... #1188276

Karen Engelbreth 3/18/2005 12:16:40 PM

Congratulations on your win, Paul! #1188910

Paul Conlan 3/18/2005 9:36:57 PM

Thank you Karen! I appreciate it! #1189742

Leonard Pierce 3/19/2005 4:11:04 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Paul!!! #1191505

Nancy Grace Chen 3/26/2005 8:29:06 PM

Dramatic capture, Paul, and excellent title. Congratulations!

Nancy #1208776

Paul Conlan 3/26/2005 8:43:08 PM

Len and Nancy... Thank you both for your thoughful comments. I'm of course pleased with the Second Place win and I'm glad you like the photo. Best wishes... #1208796

Jo Barker 4/8/2005 5:26:48 PM

Hi Mr. F. Stop. This is totally awesome.

Just found it....better late than never!! #1239813

Paul Conlan 4/8/2005 8:28:31 PM

Jo... Looks like you get the last comment award! Ha... Thanks for your comment. I'm glad you like the photo! #1240136

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 7/4/2005 7:35:14 AM

Congratulations on your win.Neat picture. You have a fantastic gallery of photos. #1552652

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Plant Yates Southern Company Electric Generating Station Newnan, Georgia / ISO50 F5.6 - 1/500th Sec. - Telephoto / Edits in PS8 and LView Pro.

Uploaded on 2/9/2005 6:55:24 AM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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