Michelle Alton 4/23/2009 12:08:30 PM

I'm always amazed by the ripples in dunes, and then utterly amazed at the way light and shadows play on them. This is a gorgeous example! #1117678

Allen Hughes 4/23/2009 12:35:41 PM

Excellent light. Very nicely composed. Well done, Debra. #7440749

Sarah Springer 4/23/2009 12:41:22 PM

Great lighting and showcase of natures design. #7440774

Renee Doyle 4/23/2009 1:49:27 PM

Aweseome in b/w Deb!!!!!!! Love this!!!! #7441078

Shelly A. Van Camp 4/23/2009 2:39:37 PM

A beauty in B&W!! Congrats on your finalists!! #7441288

Liz blahh 4/23/2009 5:22:10 PM

Beautifully captured! Love the lighting and shadows. #7441776

Usman M. Bajwa 4/23/2009 8:12:09 PM

WOW...this is an amazing B&W composition, Debra. The contrast is awesome and so is the sky! Hopefully it is coming back to our screens, next month!

Usman. #7442407

Thomas E. Hinds 4/23/2009 9:40:57 PM

Absolutely wonderful! You have sand and ocean! LOL! #7442571

mark grandoni 4/23/2009 10:57:27 PM

Nicely done Debra! #7442645

Stefania Barbier 4/23/2009 11:50:18 PM

perfect title for this beauty Deb... WOW! #7442739

John Benway 4/24/2009 2:20:54 AM

Love the shadows and light through Deb.
Beautifully done.
John #7443124

Ken Smith 4/24/2009 5:11:27 AM

The black and white gives it a stark look...perfect...cool title too, Deb! #7443694

Nadine A. Lewis 4/24/2009 5:33:37 AM

WOW!!!! We just might see this one again!!!! LOVE the tones!!!! <>< #7443786

Shawn Jennings 4/24/2009 7:38:04 AM

Wow! Great job with this, Deb! Looks great in b/w! #7444195

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/24/2009 9:21:38 AM

Super Deb! I love it! I too love it in b/w....

jo ann c. #7444619

Marisol Pastor 4/24/2009 11:56:44 AM

Excellent work Debra! Love the choice of B&W ... it seems to add volume. #7445144

Linda D. Lester 4/24/2009 1:01:49 PM

Awesome....love the BW!!! #7445333

ROLAN NARMAN 4/24/2009 11:15:19 PM

Simply Awesome Debra! #7447032

Christina N. Seuser 5/26/2009 1:29:42 PM

Congratulations on your awesome Finalist! #7559730

Linda D. Lester 5/26/2009 1:31:09 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! Good luck in the next round! #7559753

Renee Doyle 5/26/2009 1:55:35 PM

Still love this!! Big congratulations to you Deb!! #7560203

Jeana Clark 5/26/2009 2:02:21 PM

Fabulous Finalist!!!
Best Of Luck In The Next Round!!!

~J~ #7560345

Allen Hughes 5/26/2009 2:04:58 PM

This is stunning. Such beautiful lighting. Well deserved finalist. #7560405

Stefania Barbier 5/26/2009 2:07:10 PM

congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #7560446

Thomas E. Hinds 5/26/2009 2:24:16 PM

Debra: This is just an awesome image! Great representation! Tom #7560706

Lester A. Garcia 5/26/2009 2:32:51 PM

Hi Debra,

Terrific finalist! You just captured the Oceano at eh right time and lighting creating those fantastic sidelights. The composition is impeccable putting the area of shadow at the upper left.

The details is outstanding and I can see in the color version that the color rendition is just as great. Is this how the D700 performs so well?

But I like this B&W conversion just as well, has greater impact to me. Congratulations!

Best regards, Lester #7560809

ROLAN NARMAN 5/26/2009 2:41:48 PM

Huge Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist Debra! #7560917

Marisol Pastor 5/26/2009 3:05:29 PM

Congratulations again! #7561209

Nick Lagos 5/26/2009 3:07:48 PM

Congratulations on your finalist win Debra..well done #7561247

Sabrina Ryan 5/26/2009 3:08:00 PM

Congratulations on this Beautiful Finalist photo, Debra! #7561250

Kara L. Hendricks 5/26/2009 3:30:02 PM

congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7561561

Susan Fox 5/26/2009 3:53:41 PM

Congratulations Deb!!! #7561788

Barbara Waldoch 5/26/2009 4:52:12 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalists, Debra! #7562331

Ken Smith 5/26/2009 5:01:53 PM

You did great on these dune shots, Deb. Congrats to you! #7562434

Eugenio Diaz 5/26/2009 5:09:47 PM

AMAZING photograph!!! Fantastic Finalist!!! Well done my Friend! #7562482

Judy V. Kennamer 5/26/2009 5:24:38 PM

Marvelous Deb!!! Congrats!!! #7562636

Leslie McLain 5/26/2009 5:34:14 PM

Congrats Debra on this fantastic finalist. A winner for sure. #7562756

Susan M. Campbell 5/26/2009 7:09:17 PM

Way to go!


Dianna Murphy 5/26/2009 7:20:34 PM

Way to go my friend. Congratulations! #7563503

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/26/2009 7:21:33 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Lisa...go for the gold!

jo ann c. #7563517

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/26/2009 7:22:35 PM

Duhhhh, I meant Deb, I just commented on Lisa's, lol

jo ann c. #7563525

Evy Johansen 5/26/2009 7:50:03 PM

BIG congrtulations on this wonderful finalist, Debra!! #7563798

Lisa J. Boulden 5/26/2009 9:29:32 PM

Absolutely mesmerizing!
A fabulous finalist, Deb!
Go for the GOLD!
~♥~lisa #7564329

Bojan Bencic 5/27/2009 1:04:31 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Debra. Fantastic! #7564812

Tammy Scott 5/27/2009 1:06:21 AM

Congratulations on another outstanding finalist! #7564820

Jeff Robinson 5/27/2009 4:35:44 AM

Congrats Deb on your Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #7565645

Kristi A. Howson 5/27/2009 7:13:43 AM

Congratulations and best of luck in the next round Debra. An outstanding B&W! #7566212

Mitch Spence 5/27/2009 7:55:22 AM

Congratulations, Deb, on your finalist for this beautifully captured landscape. #7566433

Shawn Jennings 5/27/2009 8:46:46 AM

WTG Deb! Congratulations on this great b/w finalist! #7566782

Datha Y. Thompson 5/27/2009 10:46:05 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Outstanding!!! WTG Debra :0) #7567371

Daniella Puente 5/27/2009 10:48:20 AM

Congrats Deb!!! #7567387

Lois Adomite 5/27/2009 11:17:17 AM

Congratulations. Lois #7567523

Bill Houghton 5/27/2009 12:37:55 PM

Debra, what a beautiful finalist. This should be a winner. Great job getting this. Congratulations. Bill

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Bill Houghton Photography #7567849

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/27/2009 4:59:38 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Deb, awesome! #7568790

Paula Showen 5/27/2009 8:44:47 PM

Awesome finalist...congratulations! #7569674

Colleen Farrell 5/28/2009 10:00:45 AM

Beautiful, Deb! Big congrats on your finalist! #7571756

Raymond Pauly 5/28/2009 6:47:08 PM

Awesome finalist! Congratulations! #7573948

Linda Blair 5/31/2009 9:51:17 AM

Spectacular finalist....congratulations!!!!!!!! #7582036

Alex T. Mizuno 5/31/2009 4:21:32 PM

Amazing dune image Deb! Congratulations on your Finalist!! One of the most beautiful dune images I've seen!!! #7582841

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Taken at the Oceano Dunes in Oceano, California.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 15.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700

Uploaded on 4/23/2009 12:02:13 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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