© Stanley J. Contrades


Mary K. Robison 3/20/2005 11:44:54 PM

Such gorgeosity, Stan!!!
(I know, it's not a real word....but the adjective wasn't long enough to describe this panaoama.)
Wonderful color layers! #227251

Mary K. Robison 3/20/2005 11:46:22 PM

ooops...panorama...can you tell it's late...? #1193967

Carol Brill 3/20/2005 11:51:35 PM

What a spectacular palette of color and light you have captured here, Stan, with the gorgeosity of all those tones intermixed and intermingled in such a dramatic fashion!! Great recovery!!! #1193968

Linda Proctor 3/20/2005 11:53:05 PM

Just Wonderful!!!!Hope all is well
Stunning view #1193970

Dan Holm 3/20/2005 11:54:25 PM

I have to agree with Mary on this Stan: "GORGEOSITY" sums it up beautifically!! ... Outstanding shot! #1193972

Danilo Piccioni 3/21/2005 12:00:24 AM

who needs Home Teather System with a 62" Plasma Ultra Slim Screen on the wall, when you can see it from real and every evening?
Super Gorgeus, Stan!
Very well composed and shot!

Dado #1193980

S J 3/21/2005 12:08:57 AM

Another display of pure magic by master of panoramic photogphy!! Woo hoo!! I'm so glad to see you back with your magic, Stan!! Good to have you back, my dear friend!! #1193989

Jordi Delgado 3/21/2005 12:20:24 AM

Yet another fantastic shot by the man who lives in paradise!! ;-))

Gorgeous, Stan, good to see you're well and shooting!!

:-)) #1194000

Donna Roberts 3/21/2005 12:22:21 AM

THRILLED to see you back on the site Stan and this is a beautiful way of making your 'come-back' from the flu.
:-) from "downunder" #1194003

Stanley J. Contrades 3/21/2005 12:45:31 AM

Am very happy to be back and I wish to thank all of you for your very kind and thoughtful get well wishes ... Thank You!, Mary (LOL!); Carol (I still want to grow up writing like you!); Linda (All is well, thank you!); Dan (You should see what it says when you use Word's Thesaurus, LOL!); Dado (Too funny, but, it's got a lot of truth to it!); Jordi (Felt really good to get out of the house!!); Donna (Thanks again for your dedication which is very much appreciated!)! Thank you all once again, and know that you are such wonderful collegues and are ver much valued!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1194034

Mata Patan 3/21/2005 12:52:44 AM

Welcome back Stan...I missed you!!!!
Wonderful photo!!!! Very good!!! #1194042

Stanley J. Contrades 3/21/2005 12:57:51 AM

Mary did it (LOL!) ... Sorry, misspelled the word 'very' in the above response ;-)!!

Hi, Mata! Thank you for your kind response and am very happy to be back with all of the "Late night gang!". Your thoughtfulness is much appreciated!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1194048

Hasmik Hatamian 3/21/2005 1:12:24 AM

Simply AWESOME! There are no words to describe this shot. I am at loss for words. Just amazing!
I am out of the loop here but welcome back. I'm glad that you're well and back in the game :-) #1194061

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 3/21/2005 1:16:31 AM

WOW! Great God! Absolutely beautiful Stan! Love the light and rich colors on this shot, job well done!

Best wishes, Linnea

PS: Thanks for great comments on my Blue Beauty! #1194064

Judy S. Fung 3/21/2005 2:09:17 AM

Very beautiful shot, Stan! I'm also glad to see you back with this awesome image. #1194089

Paul Michko 3/21/2005 2:34:59 AM

Magnificent vista, Stan. #1194113

Carla Metzler 3/21/2005 2:38:55 AM

This is gorgeous, Stan! So happy to see you are back! #1194117

Donald K. Cherry 3/21/2005 3:06:02 AM

Beautiful shot, Stan and welcome back my friend! Hope all is well with you now!! #1194143

Tammy Scott 3/21/2005 3:34:41 AM

Fantastically colorful sunset shot, Stan!!! #1194206

Tom Andersen 3/21/2005 4:06:28 AM

What a super gorgeous sunset, Stan! Fantastic color! #1194306

Janet L. Skinner 3/21/2005 4:14:30 AM

WOW, the colors you have captured in this sunset are stunning. Glad you are back, too!!! #1194331

Cathy Gregor 3/21/2005 4:36:42 AM

What a spectacular sunset, Stan! You've captured it perfectly!
Welcome back! #1194434

Deborah Sandidge 3/21/2005 4:48:09 AM

Magnificent capture, Stan! The colors look handpainted to perfection! #1194477

Roger Bernabo 3/21/2005 4:51:04 AM

Tremendous sunset picture. Colors are wonderful and the wide expanse of your horizon makes this perfect #1194490

Diane Addonizio 3/21/2005 4:57:42 AM

Spectacular, Stan !! #1194512

Charlene Bayerle 3/21/2005 5:01:34 AM

What a awesome sight Stan!!!!! Beautiful image!!! #1194525

Wong Chek Poh 3/21/2005 5:48:52 AM

Ho ho ho, stunning sunset. Wong. #1194668

William C. Raco 3/21/2005 6:18:20 AM

Gorgeous photo, Stan.
I'm sorry to hear you were ill, but glad to know you are better.
Best wishes,

bill #1194756

Shelly A. Van Camp 3/21/2005 8:02:19 AM

This is beautiful! Wish I was there.....Another great one with fantastic colors!!!!!!!! Love this!
Shelly~ #1195090

Cathy Stancil 3/21/2005 10:34:57 AM

So glad to see back and geeees, what an amazing come back, Stan !! Absolutly spectacular sunset ! #1195355

Stanley J. Contrades 3/21/2005 12:01:17 PM

It is just wonderful to be back and I have so much to be thankful for, in all of you and for His unbelievable works of beauty! All I did was point, press a little button, and He took care of the rest :-)!! Wish all of you could have been there that evening!
Thank You!, as always, for your generosity and support of my efforts, Hasmik, Linnea, Judy, Paul, Carla, Donald, Tammy, Tom, Janet, Cathy, Deborah, Roger, DIANE, Charlene, Wong, bill, Shelly, and Cathy!!
I might add that a Singh-Ray Gold/Blue filter also does wonders for these scenes :-)!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1195501

Colette M. Metcalf 3/21/2005 3:38:12 PM

This is AWESOME, Stan!! What gorgeous colors!! #1196026

Marsha S. Smith 3/21/2005 6:13:00 PM

Welcome back, Stan. I am so glad you are feeling better. This image is so spectacular I can't find the words to describe it. Just luscious! #1196383

Stephen Zacker 3/21/2005 6:15:12 PM

Amazing colors. It radiates warmth :-) #1196388

Stanley J. Contrades 3/21/2005 6:27:33 PM

Hi, Colette, Marsha, and Stephen, and thank you ever so much for your wonderful responses that I am always grateful for receiving!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1196425

Kristi A. Howson 3/22/2005 9:50:26 AM

A stunning view captured perferfectly Stan. I didn't realize you were sick..but I'm glad you're feeling better and I hope you stay that way :) #1198139

Elisabeth A. Gay 3/22/2005 1:32:16 PM

Hi Stan this is awesome, I also didn't know you were sick, but am sure glad you are feeling better now!
Ann #1198622

Lucia De Giovanni 3/22/2005 4:15:33 PM

What a stunning image Stan! With colors like that, who needs B&W my friend? (LOL)! #1198975

Stanley J. Contrades 3/22/2005 4:33:40 PM

Thank you, Kristi, and everything is okay now!! Thank you, too, Ann, and Lucia! I appreciate everyone who has stopped in with their wonderful responses and well wishes!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1199003

Mary J. Costa Pearson 3/22/2005 5:27:49 PM

gorgeous!!!!! #1199108

Stanley J. Contrades 3/22/2005 7:39:28 PM

Thank you, Mary! I appreciate it!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1199336

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/22/2005 8:36:17 PM

Sheer beauty, oh man, the colors are absolutely amazing!! Thanks for sharing!! #1199394

Stanley J. Contrades 3/22/2005 9:46:34 PM

Hi, Donna! Thanks for stopping in and am grateful for your kind response and support!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1199466

Evy Johansen 3/23/2005 6:06:32 PM

What a beautiful scene, Stan! Wonderful colors! #1201955

Stanley J. Contrades 3/23/2005 8:51:37 PM

Many thanks, Evy, for always supporting my efforts! I appreciate it!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1202230

Sharon Day 3/25/2005 5:11:37 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Stan!!! Wonderfully vibrant colors! This is just breathtaking! #1205165

Stanley J. Contrades 3/25/2005 12:46:15 PM

Thank you once again, Sharon, and am pleased that you are enjoying the the scenes of my home!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1206189

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/25/2005 6:43:02 PM

WOW!!! Fabulous!! Amazing colors and view!!!!!!! #1206605

Stanley J. Contrades 3/27/2005 12:43:26 PM

Thank you, Donna, very much for your support and I hope you are having a wonderful Easter Sunday!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1209946

Danilo Piccioni 4/21/2005 1:32:12 AM

Congrats Stan!!!! outstand work! #1272962

Jordi Delgado 4/21/2005 1:36:33 AM

Congrats, Stan!! Terrific finalist!!



Donna Roberts 4/21/2005 1:57:47 AM

A huge congrats Stan - very well deserved.
:-) dddu #1273060

Janet L. Skinner 4/21/2005 3:04:05 AM

Congratulations on this beauty, Stan!!!!!!!!! #1273246

Mata Patan 4/21/2005 3:18:39 AM

Beautiful you deserved the finalist place!!! #1273327

Judy S. Fung 4/21/2005 3:40:58 AM

Congrats, Stan! #1273473

Wendy Stevenson 4/21/2005 4:11:50 AM

Congratulations Stan on this stunning finalist!!! Best of luck in the next round!! #1273664

S J 4/21/2005 4:51:48 AM

Many Congratulations on this GREAT Finalist, Stan!! #1273917

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 4/21/2005 5:22:25 AM

Beautiful, Stan, big congrats on this wonderful shot! #1274202

Stacey A. Bates 4/21/2005 8:22:17 AM

Gorgeous Stan, many congrats and best of luck in the next round!! #1275552

Stan Kwasniowski 4/21/2005 8:28:19 AM

Stan, Congratulations

Stan Kwasniowski #1275617

Tom Andersen 4/21/2005 8:43:31 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Stan! #1275735

Tammy Scott 4/21/2005 9:51:24 AM

Congratulations Stan! #1276210

Mary K. Robison 4/21/2005 10:56:24 AM

So happy to see this gorgeous pano made the finals!

Linda D. Lester 4/21/2005 12:57:28 PM

great shot Stan! Congratulations! #1277029

Karen Engelbreth 4/21/2005 1:35:48 PM

Congratulations, Stan :0)! #1277152

Deborah Sandidge 4/21/2005 2:48:18 PM

Looks like paradise, congratulations and best of luck, Stan! #1277424

Karen Engelbreth 4/21/2005 3:42:26 PM

Congratulations Stan :0)! #1277603

Debra Booth 4/21/2005 4:06:09 PM

Gorgeous, Stan! Congratulations! #1277702

Hasmik Hatamian 4/21/2005 4:12:48 PM

Awesome! Congratulations Dan. I knew this was a winner :-) Well deserved. #1277741

Deborah C. Lewinson 4/21/2005 4:29:11 PM

Congratulations Stan, gorgeous finalist! #1277813

Jennifer Rennison 4/21/2005 5:35:26 PM

I missed this gorgeous sunset, stunning colors! Congratulations on your finalist, Stan! #1278136

Robert Mann 4/21/2005 8:46:02 PM

Gorgeous colors and scene, Stan! Many congrats on your finalist selection and good luck! RoB #1278817

Nancy Grace Chen 4/21/2005 9:11:04 PM

There was no way the judges could pass this up with this color, Stan... congrats to you on your finalist!!

Nancy #1278883

Stanley J. Contrades 4/21/2005 11:43:26 PM

Dado, Jordi, Donna, Janet, Mata, Judy, Wendy, Sanjay, deb, Stacey, Stan, Tom, Tammy, Mary, Linda, Karen E. x2 :-)!, Deborah S., Debra, Hasmik, Deborah L., Jennifer, RoB, and Nancy, I am truly grateful for your well wishes and your tremendous support for which I thank you all! Much good luck to all of you!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1279167

Carla Metzler 4/22/2005 5:04:22 AM

Congratulations, Stan! #1279920

Sharon Day 4/22/2005 9:12:20 AM

This one is just absolutely gorgeous, Stan!!! Congratulations! #1280928

Patricia A. Kuniega 4/23/2005 5:26:05 AM

Congratulations, Stan, for your finalist and this exquisite sunset. It has the color drama I would expect to see in the Southwest US, but am not used to seeing in images of Hawaii! The title says it all. Simply stunning!Hope all is well. Take care! #1283242

Kathleen R. Struckle 4/28/2005 6:59:45 PM

Gorgeous Stan! Congrats!! #1301834

Stanley J. Contrades 5/10/2005 4:58:34 PM

Thank You! so much for your thoughtfulness in stopping by to comment! I am truly blessed with all those who take the time to add their generous responses and am very grateful!
Thank you, Carla, Sharon, Pat, and Kathleen! If you are on the right side of the island at the right time you will get to see some amazing sunsets like this one!! Thanks once again ladies!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1338499

Jill Odice 9/22/2005 3:25:13 PM

We had a sunset like this the other night, followed by a huge storm...lightning , thundere, wind and rain! This is a truly beautiful sunset you caught, I bet you see these all the time where you live! #1868103

Stanley J. Contrades 9/22/2005 10:40:46 PM

Many thanks, Jill, for th generosity in your comment! This was taken from the south side of the island facing west and it's always beautiful there, just like this!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1868961

Nemil B. Chabebe 10/26/2005 6:46:07 PM

Took me almost 2 minutes to scroll down
both pages of comments. I read some real fast, but I could't wait to write my WOW about this photo is such a great take with beautiful colors great work. And another WOW for your gallery I love it I'm very impress with all of your great photos. #2002347

Stanley J. Contrades 10/27/2005 11:08:21 PM

Thanks very much, Nemil, for stopping in to view the gallery, as well as for your kind response that is much appreciated!!
Stan #2006447

Darryl Wilkinson 12/20/2005 12:41:18 AM

Hi Stan, I had to stop by for some more insiration from your wonderful collection of images! This is just fantastic, I love this type shot! I am planning a trip to the Upper Uintah Mountains here in Utah, where you can see for miles upon miles of endless mountain tops. Hopefully we can capture some wonderful sunsets as you have captured here...

Thanks so much for your continued support of my images!

Much Aloha my friend!

Darryl #2202024

Stanley J. Contrades 12/20/2005 11:13:35 AM

Good morning, Darryl, and thanks very much for your very kind response to this which I truly appreciate! I'm going to head back to the south side of the island one day this week to see if I can capture a nice pano of a sunset! Will look forward to your shots of the Uintah Mountains and know there will be other exquisite panos from that site coming from you! Much good luck to you with them!
Have a very Merry Christmas and the best to you and your family!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2204998

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Sunset at Poipu Beach, Poipu, Kaua'i, Hawai'i. 3/19/2005. 1/20 sec. ss, f5.6, ISO 100, RAW, 35-80mm lens @ 35mm.
Thanks to everyone for their get-well wishes!!

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