Go For It

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 6/2/2009 2:56:29 AM

Great image, Stephen.

Dominick #1135836

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 6/2/2009 3:00:04 AM

Excellent silhouette and composition, Stephen. #7587708

Tammy M. Anderson level-addict 6/2/2009 3:00:05 AM

Excellent silhouette and composition, Stephen. #7587709

Kelly S. Andrews level-addict 6/2/2009 3:10:04 AM

Love how you caught the sunburst behind the climber's head. Nice work. #7587730

Carla Metzler level-addict 6/2/2009 3:24:35 AM

Cool! Great shot! #7587743

Jeff Robinson level-addict 6/2/2009 3:27:37 AM

Excellent - Very nice work Stephen!! Jeff #7587753

Clyde P. Smith level-addict 6/2/2009 4:02:44 AM

Wow! Stunning image Stephen. Wonderful strong contrast, clarity, comp and sunburst behind the subject. #7587869

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 6/2/2009 4:21:38 AM

Very beautiful. This, we shall see again!!

Usman. #7587939

Mitch Spence level-addict 6/2/2009 4:31:22 AM

I don't think I'll be climbing up anything like that any time soon! I'd rather watch! #7587976

Linda D. Lester level-addict 6/2/2009 4:41:22 AM

Excellent job....love it! #7588006

Joy Rector level-addict 6/2/2009 5:17:24 AM

awesome capture #7588104

Walter H. Wiesbeck level-addict 6/2/2009 7:13:44 AM

Awesome view and capture,Stephen! #7588592

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-addict 6/2/2009 7:18:58 AM

Mitch's comment above is really from me. I forgot to change back to me after I uploaded for her this morning. #7588624

Heidi Knight level-addict 6/2/2009 9:11:00 AM

Terrific work here, Stephen! #7589049

Stefania Barbier level-addict 6/2/2009 10:23:14 AM

exceptional backlit capture! #7589384

Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/2/2009 10:25:46 AM

Thanks~ #7589398

Michelle Alton level-addict 6/2/2009 12:16:49 PM

That was a brilliant addition, Stephen. #7589735

Laura E. Swan level-addict 6/2/2009 5:20:44 PM


(Seize The Day!)

Great Job, S.Z. :) I love your brilliant sky!


Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/2/2009 6:11:30 PM

Thanks Michelle and Laura #7591059

Dianna Murphy level-addict 6/3/2009 8:44:40 AM

Great addition, it's wonderful and looks real. #7593384

Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/3/2009 10:30:30 AM

Thanks Dianna #7593658

Laura E. Swan level-addict 6/3/2009 10:55:51 PM

The E.F.P. Dance
THE EP Dance! Just for you! Do you know it? ... Well ... this is it!!!

Big Congrats Stephen Zacker. #7595366

Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/4/2009 1:43:21 PM

I don't know it L.S. Thanks for sharing
8-) #7597641

Laura E. Swan level-addict 6/4/2009 1:44:57 PM

Let me tell yah...I sure get tired after a while.


Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/4/2009 3:09:20 PM

You must be in great shape! #7597899

Laura E. Swan level-addict 6/4/2009 6:16:14 PM

HA! #7598386

Inge S. Lasmana level-addict 6/5/2009 12:56:16 PM

Very creative work, Stephen! #7600756

Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/5/2009 8:04:58 PM

Thanks~ #7601683

Julianne Bradford level-addict 6/7/2009 7:23:50 PM

Wonderful DD work! Outstanding Creation Stephen #7606920

Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/8/2009 4:05:19 AM

Thaks Julianne #7607867

Kathryn (Love) Scheet level-addict 6/10/2009 12:15:00 AM

congrats on POTD Stephen!
this is awesome - you did a great job in d.d.

love it! #7614738

Tiia Vissak level-addict 6/10/2009 12:20:10 AM

Congratulations! #7614749

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 6/10/2009 12:24:13 AM

I thought so... CONGRATS. on this well deserving POTD Award, Stephen.

Usman. #7614757

Stefania Barbier level-addict 6/10/2009 12:24:36 AM

WTG Stephen, congratulations on your gorgeous POTD!!!!!!! #7614759

Mary K. Robison level-addict 6/10/2009 12:34:33 AM

Congratulations on your well-earned POTD, Stephen! Great composite image! #7614775

Tommy E. Burgess 6/10/2009 12:35:24 AM

Huge congratulations on this outstanding POTD Stephen!! #7614777

Susie Peek-Swint 6/10/2009 12:47:26 AM

Many congrats on POTD Stephen ~ terrific capture! #7614789

Katarina Mansson level-addict 6/10/2009 12:49:33 AM

Fantastic POV, silhouette, composition and blues. Congratulations on your POTD! #7614792

Michelle Alton level-addict 6/10/2009 1:57:11 AM

Hi Stephen. Well, this one had "WINNER" all over it from the start...and it isn't finished YET! Congratulations! #7614855

Nancy L. Green level-addict 6/10/2009 2:09:45 AM

WOW WOW WOW!!! Stephen this is absolutely spectacular, HUGE CONGRATULATIONBS!!! <>< #7614871

Teri Klinger 6/10/2009 2:36:09 AM

congratulations on your POTD! Great timing and an awesome image!!! #7614918

Kim Dietrich Elam level-addict 6/10/2009 3:17:48 AM

very cool! congrats! #7615010

Sharon 6/10/2009 3:28:32 AM


Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 6/10/2009 3:47:53 AM

Brilliant image, Stephen! Congrats on your POTD!

Debby #7615105

Claudia Kuhn level-addict 6/10/2009 3:51:00 AM

Congrats on your potd Stephen! Wonderful work. #7615126

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-addict 6/10/2009 4:13:07 AM

Congraulations on the POTD Stephen....Very creative! Great visual and backlit photo....I can feel the climb up that steep mountain! Regards... #7615174

Lorna Shutter level-addict 6/10/2009 4:16:37 AM

Wow! Awesome capture, Stephen! Love the beautiful lighting and silhouette! Definitely a big winner in my book! Congrats on your EFP and POTD!!!!! :) #7615179

Laurie Daily level-addict 6/10/2009 4:21:38 AM

What a brilliant POTD, Stephen...congrats to you! #7615187

May K. Vokaty level-addict 6/10/2009 4:29:54 AM

Fantastic work, Stephen! Congrats on POTD! #7615207

Lori Carlson level-addict 6/10/2009 4:36:31 AM

OH MY GOSH!!! INSANELY COOL WORK, STEPHEN!!!! Way to go!!! Love it!! Congrats to you!!!!!!! =) #7615228

Kim Kleinschmidt level-addict 6/10/2009 4:45:03 AM

FABULOUS CAPTURE, Stephen - Love the rays surrounding your climber!

CONGRATS on your POTD! #7615252

Linda D. Lester level-addict 6/10/2009 4:56:01 AM

Awsome....Congratulations!!! #7615295

Wendy Stevenson level-addict 6/10/2009 5:05:50 AM

Such a fantastic image! WTG Stephen and Big Congrats on this well deserved POTD!!! #7615322

Linda Blair level-addict 6/10/2009 5:15:46 AM

Incredible.....congrats on POTD!!!!!!! #7615380

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 6/10/2009 5:39:31 AM

Congrats on this awesome POTD Stephen, really beautiful

jo ann c. #7615462

Sabrina Ryan level-addict 6/10/2009 5:56:03 AM

FANTASTIC image, Stephen. Very creative with a beautiful composition! Congratulations on all your well deserved recognition and POTD! #7615508

AEK level-addict 6/10/2009 6:38:11 AM

congratulations stephen!!!!!! way to go with the most amazing POTD! very exciting and glad you have received this wonderful honor for your outstanding work - and kind friendship to all. a. #7615693

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 6/10/2009 6:40:45 AM

WTG on your POTD, Stephen!! :-) ♫ k #7615699

Julianne Bradford level-addict 6/10/2009 7:01:48 AM

Congrats on your well deserved POTD for this great composition Stephen. #7615743

A P level-addict 6/10/2009 7:03:45 AM

Congratulations on your stunning POTD Stephen #7615747

Joy Rector level-addict 6/10/2009 7:19:08 AM

congrats on the POTD #7615788

Bojan Bencic level-addict 6/10/2009 8:05:33 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Stephen. Fantastic image. #7615932

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-addict 6/10/2009 8:34:38 AM

An awesome POTD Stephen, congratulations! #7616042

Jessica Jenney level-addict 6/10/2009 8:48:40 AM

Congratulations, Stephen on your fantastic POTD! #7616084

Jim Kinnunen level-addict 6/10/2009 9:39:19 AM

Awesome image, dramatic sky, great silhouette and POV, Stephen!!! Congratulations on this most excellent POTD!!! #7616191

Jill Odice level-addict 6/10/2009 10:20:04 AM

Congrats Steve! AWesome POTD! #7616293

Jeff Robinson level-addict 6/10/2009 1:54:23 PM

Congrats Stephen on your very well deserved POTD! Jeff #7616880

Kathleen R. Struckle level-addict 6/10/2009 4:49:40 PM

Awesome Stephen. Congrats on POTD!! #7617268

Kathy L. Clark 6/10/2009 7:49:01 PM

Huge congrats on your wonderful POTD Stephen. #7617760

Lindley Johnson level-addict 6/11/2009 5:29:22 AM

Terrific image, Stephen! Excellent silhouette and wonderful digital work. Congratulations on your POTD! #7619081

Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/11/2009 1:15:38 PM

Wow! All your reponses made my day! Thanks~ #7620508

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 6/12/2009 3:49:47 AM

wow - totally awesome! congrats! #7622159

Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/12/2009 5:35:40 AM

Thanks Diane :-) #7622468

Laura E. Swan level-addict 6/12/2009 7:07:46 PM

Well, well, well....What have we here? I go away camping for 4 measly days and LOOK WHAT HAPPENS WHILE I'M GONE!

Well...It's brilliant work, S.Z..I'm not surprised at ALL.


Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/13/2009 2:52:09 PM

Thanks L.S. 8-) #7627046

Lorna Shutter 6/13/2009 5:21:32 PM

Hey! I just noticed that Laura and I have the same initials! LOL! :) #7627227

Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/13/2009 6:05:15 PM

Hi L.S. 8-) #7627275

Lorna Shutter 6/13/2009 6:17:04 PM

Hi S.Z.! Photobucket #7627283

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 6/14/2009 6:18:57 AM

Congratulations Stephen on your POTD Win!!!

Dominick #7628447

Stephen Zacker level-addict 6/14/2009 3:00:27 PM

Nice smile L.S.

Thanks Dominick #7629761

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 7/21/2009 5:38:51 PM

Congratulations on your excellent finalist, Stephen!

Best wishes for the next round!
Debby #7764520

Lorna Shutter level-addict 7/21/2009 7:13:49 PM

I bet this one will go further! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this awesome image, Stephen!!!!! :) Photobucket #7765403

A P level-addict 7/21/2009 8:56:41 PM

CONGRAULATIONS on your awesome finalist and best of luck in the next round. #7766111

Teresa A. Burnett level-addict 7/21/2009 10:01:43 PM

And another huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Stephen!! Best of luck in the next round!! #7766479

Heidi Knight level-addict 7/21/2009 10:02:53 PM

Well deserved! ;) #7766488

Stephen Zacker level-addict 7/22/2009 3:43:57 AM

Thanks~ #7767260

Jeff Robinson level-addict 7/22/2009 3:47:08 AM

Congrats Stephen on your fantastic Finalist! Jeff #7767281

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 7/22/2009 8:31:38 AM

Just as expected....still more to go! CONGRATULATIONS on a lovely Finalist.

UB. #7768809

Linda Blair level-addict 7/22/2009 10:48:53 AM

Fantastic...congrats on your finalist!!!!! #7769589

A P level-addict 7/22/2009 12:07:39 PM


Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 7/22/2009 4:28:56 PM

Congratulations, Stephen, so glad to see this get the gold!!! #7771177

Colleen Farrell level-addict 7/22/2009 5:43:06 PM

That sky looks totally realistic--I mean, the composite does. lol WTG, Stephen! Big congrats on a most well-deserved win! #7771477

Lorna Shutter 7/22/2009 7:34:10 PM

All right!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your BIG WIN, Stephen!!!!! :) Photobucket #7772154

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 7/23/2009 2:46:17 AM

Glad to see this Win GOLD, Stephen.

UB. #7773069

Stephen Zacker level-addict 7/23/2009 4:15:21 AM

Thanks~ #7773404

Murry Grigsby 7/23/2009 7:18:21 AM

Nice work on putting these two images together Stephen! Congrats on your win!! #7774131

Susie Peek-Swint 7/23/2009 7:18:31 AM

Great to see this one in the winner's circle Stephen .. a terrific shot and worth the attention ~ many congrats! #7774133

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 7/23/2009 9:19:25 AM

Wonderful winning image, Stephen!!! WTG!!! :-) k #7774649

Stephen Zacker level-addict 7/23/2009 4:58:46 PM

Thanks Murry, Susie, and Kitty #7775926

Teresa A. Burnett level-addict 7/23/2009 9:13:32 PM

Huge congratulations on this wonderful and well deserved Winner Stephen!! #7776501

Stephen Zacker level-addict 7/25/2009 8:14:27 AM

Thanks for the nice words Teresa #7780475

Jeff Robinson level-addict 7/25/2009 4:24:57 PM

Congrats on your 2nd Place Win Stephen!! Jeff #7781349

Stephen Zacker level-addict 7/26/2009 6:17:37 AM

Thank You Jeff #7782628

Alison Krylowski level-addict 7/29/2009 10:55:25 AM

Congrats! Wonderful work, Stephen. #7794243

Stephen Zacker level-addict 7/30/2009 4:08:47 AM

Thank You Alison #7796303

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-addict 8/1/2009 7:32:16 AM

Congrats on the Finalist Award, Stephen...."keep climbing" =^..^= #7803625

Stephen Zacker level-addict 8/1/2009 12:02:49 PM

Thank You Patricia #7804373

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 11/15/2009 2:55:18 AM

Congratulations Stephen on your Win!!!

Dominick #8132206

Stephen Zacker level-addict 11/15/2009 3:11:35 PM

Thank You Dominick #8133855

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I entered this in DD as I added the sky behind the climber

Exif: F Number: 14, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1600 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 12.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

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