White Sands Morning

© Debra R. Harder

White Sands Morning

Ken Smith level-classic 12/12/2009 11:29:01 AM

You got great weather for your photo trip...another stunning landscape shot which you excel in. Outstanding, Deb! #1215398

Carol L. Fowler 12/12/2009 12:00:06 PM

Unbelievable colors- love the pink reflection on the sand- another superb capture. #8211103

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 12/12/2009 12:27:36 PM

This is amazing...........beautiful colors with the sands..........do you live there? I would love to see this someday. I went there but never had the chance to see this. Wish I had! Great work, Deb! #8211130

Stefania Barbier level-classic 12/12/2009 1:03:30 PM

wow wow wow!!! what a pov and sky! magnificent Deb!!! #8211199

Renee Doyle level-classic 12/12/2009 1:39:37 PM

So magical JSB!! Love the vastness and depth in this excellent capture!! Beautiful colours and gorgeous sky!! #8211286

Melissa McCabe 12/12/2009 4:25:24 PM

Love this SO much!! Totally want to go there now... : ) -mm #8211579

Leslie McLain level-classic 12/12/2009 4:50:56 PM

Stunning image, colors, and sky, Debra. #8211618

Amy M. Wilson 12/12/2009 6:00:46 PM

WOW!!! STUNNING pov, colors, light... just magical, Deb, LOVE IT!!! #8211678

Thomas E. Hinds 12/12/2009 6:15:21 PM

I love your images of White Sands, Deb! And here is another clear, wonderfully composed images of that place! Absolutely awesome! Tom #8211703

Nikki McDonald level-classic 12/12/2009 7:08:42 PM

Tones and light are gorgeous, Deb, and the expanse of the scene overwhelms. Nice lines in the dunes leading the eye right off into the distance. #8211736

Linda D. Lester level-classic 12/12/2009 7:43:10 PM

WOW! again! What beatuiful lighting and lines....what a sky! #8211787

Linda D. Lester level-classic 12/12/2009 7:43:18 PM

WOW! again! What beatuiful lighting and lines....what a sky! #8211788

Mitch Spence level-classic 12/13/2009 8:17:47 AM

Extraordinary image, Deb. The delicate tones, the subtle lines of the sand, the wonderful use and placement of the foreground plant--wonderful. #8212727

Daniella Puente level-classic 12/13/2009 11:14:34 AM

PRECIOUS photo!!! #8213035

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 12/13/2009 8:50:09 PM

Outstanding color, light, lines and depth in this gorgeous scene!
WTG, Deb!
~♥~lisa #8214165

Dianna Murphy 12/15/2009 8:35:04 AM

Feels like I could just walk right into this. Awesome and beautiful! #8217489

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 12/17/2009 11:10:29 AM

Wow this is just so beautiful. A winner in my books.
JP #8226918

Stefania Barbier level-classic 1/18/2010 3:02:41 PM

congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #8306653

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/18/2010 3:15:04 PM

Gorgeous! Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round, Debra. #8306810

Carol L. Fowler 1/18/2010 3:17:17 PM

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist! #8306837

Courtenay Vanderbilt 1/18/2010 4:15:41 PM

Rock on, JSB! Congratulations! #8307421

Renee Doyle level-classic 1/18/2010 4:17:14 PM

AWESOME!!! Huge congrats on this well deserved finalist JSB!!! #8307444

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 1/18/2010 4:18:09 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Deb !

Hope we see it again!

jo ann c. #8307458

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 1/18/2010 4:33:33 PM

HUGE Congrats, Best of luck in the next round :) #8307667

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 1/18/2010 4:59:34 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Deb!!! #8307942

Valentin M. Armianu level-classic 1/18/2010 5:10:56 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist,Deb! #8308011

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 1/18/2010 5:18:09 PM

WTG, Deb! Big congratulations! #8308074

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 1/18/2010 5:29:20 PM

Congratulations, Deb, on this gorgeous finalist!

Debby #8308160

Dianna Murphy 1/18/2010 5:51:54 PM

Wonderful work... deserves the badge. I bet we see it in the next round too! #8308368

Dawn M. Schneider 1/18/2010 6:13:07 PM

very well deserved, this is beautiful, on to the next round!!! #8308566

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 1/18/2010 6:13:54 PM

Well deserved! Congratulations. #8308570

Renata Gusciora level-classic 1/18/2010 6:21:33 PM

Huge congratulations on this outstanding finalist,Debra!!!:-) #8308641

Linda D. Lester level-classic 1/18/2010 6:36:18 PM

So happy to see this here.... Congratulations!!!! :) #8308790

Patti Coblentz level-classic 1/18/2010 6:44:50 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Deb!!

Patti #8308901

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 1/18/2010 6:53:25 PM

A most worthy finalist. Good on you, Deb! :)
Steve #8309003

Leslie McLain level-classic 1/18/2010 6:54:13 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Deb. #8309014

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 1/18/2010 6:56:38 PM

on your wonderful FINALIST! 8o)

Photobucket #8309034

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 1/18/2010 6:56:40 PM

WTG on your awesome finalists, Deb!!! They are incredible!!! :-) k #8309036

Sabrina Ryan 1/18/2010 7:03:11 PM

Wow! Congratulations on this Wonderful Finalist photo, Debra. A Fav! #8309105

Sabrina Ryan 1/18/2010 7:32:02 PM

A very Big CONGRATS to you Debra for your Finalist Pick. A Very Well deserved Picture you have here. I wish you the very best in the next round.


Craig W. Myers level-classic 1/18/2010 8:28:14 PM

Super! #8309507

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/18/2010 10:09:19 PM

Awesome capture, Debra. CONGRATZ. on the Finalist Award. Good luck in the next round!!

UB. #8309842

Beverley Scott level-classic 1/19/2010 12:24:20 AM

Huge congrats on this incredible finalist, Deb!!! WTG! #8310209

Lynn M. Whitt level-classic 1/19/2010 1:00:35 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist... #8310308

Brett Dolsen 1/19/2010 1:19:19 AM

Superb!!Congratulations Deb!!Brett #8310375

Hendrik Storme 1/19/2010 2:27:40 AM

Congrats Deb!!! Fantastic shot!!!! #8310463

Summer A. Kozisek 1/19/2010 4:17:42 AM

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist Deb, stunning image! #8310780

Jessica Jenney level-classic 1/19/2010 5:53:15 AM

Congratulations, Debra on your stunning finalist! #8311127

Linda Blair 1/19/2010 6:08:16 AM

Such a beautiful scene....congratulations on your finalist!!!!!!!!!!! #8311199

Shawn Jennings level-classic 1/19/2010 6:43:33 AM

Wonderful image, Deb! Congratulations on your finalist! #8311321

ROLAN NARMAN 1/19/2010 6:49:14 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Debra! #8311344

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/19/2010 7:07:22 AM

A Beauty.....I knew this would get one! Congrats on all your finalists!! #8311409

Jennifer L. Alder 1/19/2010 9:19:36 AM

From a dream!!! Beautiful. Big congrats, Deb! :) #8311840

Max Aureli 1/19/2010 9:47:09 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic Finalist, Debra!! Great scenery with wonderful tones my friend!!! #8311928

Monika Sapek level-classic 1/19/2010 10:18:05 AM

Wonderful scene with lovely light and colors! Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round, Debra!

Mitch Spence level-classic 1/19/2010 11:37:46 AM

I love this shot, Deb, and I'm so pleased to see it among the finalists. #8312213

Daniella Puente 1/19/2010 11:41:20 AM

Congratulations Deb, this is precious :))) #8312226

Susan Fox 1/19/2010 1:32:30 PM

Congratulations!!!!!!!!! #8312505

Barbara Waldoch 1/19/2010 4:48:38 PM

Huge congratulations on your fantastic Win! #8313017

Amy M. Wilson 1/19/2010 4:58:04 PM

Huge congratulations on your fantastic gold win, Deb!!! #8313058

Linda D. Lester level-classic 1/19/2010 5:01:13 PM

WTG!!! Congratulations on your awesome win! Just beautiful! #8313078

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 1/19/2010 5:23:22 PM

Simply stunning, Deb!!!
Big congratulations!
~♥~lisa #8313184

Valentin M. Armianu level-classic 1/19/2010 5:28:29 PM

Congratulations Deb on your outstanding win! #8313219

Peter K. Burian level-classic 1/19/2010 5:38:07 PM

A fabulous photo, Debra.


Peter #8313273

Max Aureli level-classic 1/19/2010 5:48:41 PM

Congratulations Debra!! Great Winner my friend!! :-))) #8313330

Renata Gusciora level-classic 1/19/2010 6:02:31 PM

Huge congratulations on this superb winner,Debra!!!:-) #8313409

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 1/19/2010 6:27:50 PM

This is absolutely gorgeous, Deb. Huge congrats on this stunning Gold. #8313543

Jessica Jenney level-classic 1/19/2010 6:28:08 PM

Congratulations, Debra on your gorgeous win! #8313545

Agnes Fegan level-classic 1/19/2010 6:39:15 PM

Congratulations Deb on your winning image! #8313613

Sam Britt level-classic 1/19/2010 6:59:01 PM

Congratulations on this win, Deb!! #8313718

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 1/19/2010 7:09:09 PM

WTG on this awesome win, Deb!!! :-)♫♪♫ k #8313772

Janice Mezzacappa level-classic 1/19/2010 7:14:48 PM

Huge Congrats Debra what a stunning Winner!! #8313810

ROLAN NARMAN 1/19/2010 7:33:49 PM

Huge Congratulations on your fantastic winner Debra! #8313869

Debra R. Harder 1/19/2010 7:44:42 PM

Thanks everyone!! I really appreciate all your kind words and congratulations!!! Deb #8313892

Erica Murphy level-classic 1/19/2010 8:12:43 PM

Absolutely gorgeous Deb! Congratulations!! #8313943

Erica Murphy 1/19/2010 8:23:09 PM

No Surprise here. Another Classic example of your awesome photography. Congrats on your 2nd place finish for this awesome image Debra

Brian #8313988

Evy Johansen level-classic 1/19/2010 8:23:52 PM

So well deserved!! Wonderful image!! Big congratulations on your win, Debra!! #8313989

Carol L. Fowler 1/19/2010 8:26:27 PM

Congrats on this Win, Deb! #8314000

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 1/19/2010 8:55:13 PM

Hearty congrats, Deb! #8314068

Cindy Bendush level-classic 1/19/2010 9:24:47 PM

Gorgeous!!! Congrats on your beautiful winner! #8314106

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 1/19/2010 10:02:41 PM

Big congrats, my friend, on another well deserved win! Love it :) #8314165

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/19/2010 10:06:54 PM

WTG Debra. CONGRATZ on landing in the Gold Zone!

UB. #8314179

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 1/19/2010 10:37:44 PM

Good on you, Deb! A fine and deserving winner!
Steve #8314284

Bojan Bencic level-classic 1/19/2010 10:41:45 PM

Congratulations on your win, Debra. #8314298

Tommy E. Burgess 1/19/2010 11:12:06 PM

Huge congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved winner Deb!!! #8314417

Stefania Barbier level-classic 1/19/2010 11:49:33 PM

huge congrats on your win!!!! #8314477

Renee Doyle level-classic 1/20/2010 12:11:42 AM

WTG JSB!!!!!! HUGE HUGE congratulations to you for this most deserved win!!!!! I have loved each and every one of your White Sands images!!! #8314533

Brett Dolsen 1/20/2010 12:28:55 AM

Fantastic result and congratulations Deb!! #8314566

Summer A. Kozisek 1/20/2010 1:23:19 AM

Woo hoo!! Congratulations on your win Deb!! #8314663

Leland N. Saunders level-classic 1/20/2010 3:15:40 AM

Absolutely gorgeous ... well done and congratulations !!

Lee #8314775

Katarina Mansson 1/20/2010 3:35:06 AM

Spectacular view and capture. Light, textures, details, color tones and POV are superb. Congratulations Debra! #8314842

Anita Hogue 1/20/2010 4:18:17 AM

WOW, this is absolutely gorgeous, Debra! CONGRATULATIONS!!! #8314987

Val Feldman level-classic 1/20/2010 4:21:22 AM

Absolutely and totally outstanding work - could not be one iota better, Deb! Huge congratulations!!! ~Val #8314999

Leslie McLain level-classic 1/20/2010 4:27:33 AM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Deb. #8315006

Carol Eade level-classic 1/20/2010 5:14:44 AM

Congratulations on your deserving win, Debra...it's a stunning image! #8315165

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 1/20/2010 5:29:29 AM

Well deserved gold my friend! Congratulations, JSB! #8315199

Linda Blair level-classic 1/20/2010 7:04:29 AM

Congratulations Debra on your wonderful win...beautiful!!!!!!!!!! #8315488

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 1/20/2010 1:47:59 PM

Yes.....I knew this would get gold.....Congrats!! #8316419

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 1/20/2010 4:24:14 PM

Great job, congratulations on this win! #8316879

Dianna Murphy 1/20/2010 4:29:09 PM

YAY! A big warm hearted congratulations to you on your fantastic winner!!! I wish you continued success in the future.
Dianna #8316901

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 1/20/2010 4:41:03 PM

Congratulations Debra on your Wonderful Winner!!!

Dominick #8316964

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 1/20/2010 4:45:40 PM

Ohhh Debra!So glad this was a winner and very well deserved!

jo ann c. #8316979

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 1/20/2010 5:26:25 PM

Wonderful White Sands image, Deb! Congratulations! Fantastic work! #8317129

Michael Umbreit level-classic 1/20/2010 6:01:56 PM

Debra - Congratulations!! - Mike #8317264

Craig W. Myers level-classic 1/20/2010 8:09:54 PM

Congratulations! #8317533

Julianne Bradford level-classic 1/20/2010 10:05:43 PM

Inspiring work..congratulations Debra! #8317704

Monika Sapek level-classic 1/20/2010 10:20:49 PM

I am very happy to see this image again! My heartfelt congratulations on your Winner, Debra!
Monika #8317715

Bill Houghton 1/21/2010 6:56:28 AM

Debra, this is such s great shot. Beautiful job. Congratulations on your win. Have a wonderful day, Bill

If you have time, check out my website:

Bill Houghton Photography


Kathleen Rinker 1/21/2010 10:30:45 AM

Huge congrats my friend!! #8319122

Julianna J. Collett 1/21/2010 4:33:28 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful work! #8319650

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 1/22/2010 6:34:29 AM

Huge congrats on this amazing win. Spectacular.
JP #8321144

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 1/22/2010 12:58:18 PM

Simply beautiful Deb! Congratulations! #8321876

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 1/22/2010 5:56:24 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Deb!!!! #8322541

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/22/2010 8:22:48 PM

Congrats on this stunning capture!! #8322864

Ken Smith level-classic 1/23/2010 6:50:12 AM

Glad to see one of your White Sands photos bringing home the gold. Congrats, Deb!! #8323660

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/23/2010 7:31:41 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible WINNER< Debra! WTG, my friend! #8323760

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 1/23/2010 5:55:57 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Debra!!! #8324847

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 1/24/2010 8:37:38 AM

Awesome!! Your DOF is outstanding. Congrats on a well deserved win!!! #8325945

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 1/25/2010 4:07:23 AM

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #8327679

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/26/2010 1:02:06 PM

Huge congrats on your beautiful win!!! #8332131

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/2/2010 3:27:07 AM

And another big congrats on your Featured Gallery with this stunning capture JSB!!! WTG!! #8349054

Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/2/2010 3:39:24 AM

Congratulations again -- this time on the Featured Gallery in the Snapshot Newsletter, Deb. WTG!! #8349102

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 2/2/2010 3:58:26 AM

WTG, again!!!
Love this image!
Big congratz, Deb!
Smiles, Lisa♥ #8349201

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 2/2/2010 8:57:48 AM

G O R G E O U S work Debra!! You are certainly one of the B E S T here at BP..
I get lost in your Amazing gallery alot..

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! !
You deserve it my friend ;) #8350291

Leslie McLain level-classic 2/2/2010 9:20:31 AM

Congrats on your beautiful featured photo, Deb. #8350358

Anne McKinnell 2/2/2010 3:50:21 PM

Beautiful shot Debra!! Congratulations on your feature in Snapshot! #8351015

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/2/2010 7:43:59 PM

It's great to see this again as a SNAPSHOT FEATURE!!! Whooooo hoooooo~ excellent Deb! #8351567

Tommy E. Burgess 2/21/2010 11:59:07 PM

Congratulations on your very beautiful Winner Debra!!! #8405738

Sam Britt 2/22/2010 5:18:42 PM

Big Congrats on your second place winner, Deb! #8408068

Sam Britt 2/22/2010 5:35:33 PM

oops ... this was a December 2009 winner! #8408147

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Taken at White Sands National Monument in New Mexico.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/25 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 14.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3

Uploaded on 12/4/2009 2:54:35 PM

Keywords: #blue #desert #mountains #plant #sand #sky 

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Camera: Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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