Riding High

Dolores Neilson level-classic 6/16/2005 3:29:45 AM

If my memory serves me correctly, you were in a red shirt that day so at first I thought this was you! I love that you've captured a parent bringing his child to visit a landmark that is historically significant. Lighthouses are a wonderful way to teach children about the basics of sea life and "odd" architecture! Nicely done, bill! #264096

Stephanie Lyons 6/16/2005 3:33:16 AM

Awww - look that this little face! How you got such perfect lighting is beyond me! What a bright contrasty day we had, and you made this shot look so awesome! #1475918

Paul Michko 6/16/2005 3:39:23 AM

Amazing clarity, Bill. Fantastic capture. #1475942

Colette M. Metcalf 6/16/2005 3:43:45 AM

Wonderful capture, Bill!! #1475960

Agnes Fegan level-classic 6/16/2005 4:07:34 AM

Very nice shot - looks like it was a really nice day! #1476030

Jeff Robinson level-classic 6/16/2005 4:19:00 AM

A wonderful image Bill! Jeff #1476092

Tom Andersen level-classic 6/16/2005 4:24:53 AM

Great perspective on this wonderful shot, Bill! #1476114

Roger Bernabo 6/16/2005 4:59:13 AM

This just has a nice bouncy, good feel to it Bill #1476229

Joy Rector 6/16/2005 5:25:08 AM

Wonderful #1476354

S J 6/16/2005 5:38:09 AM

Beautiful image and excellent framing, Bill!! Wonderful composition!! #1476416

Marie Fields level-classic 6/16/2005 6:50:15 AM

Wonderful image, Bill! Love it! #1476670

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 6/16/2005 6:50:29 AM

Neat perspective, Bill, well done! #1476672

Susan T. Parady 6/16/2005 7:45:38 AM

Great catch of a great moment! Beautiful color, comp and framing.
I love this, Bill. #1476974

Shirley L. Carpenter 6/16/2005 8:51:05 AM

Love this Bill!!! Excellent capture and composition!!! #1477268

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 6/16/2005 9:29:23 AM

What a sweet capture Bill... I love this! #1477502

Donna W. Neal 6/16/2005 2:39:09 PM

Bill I love the that you left the tall pole in this photo. It makes two wonderful straigh lines plus the path. Very nice! #1478645

Donna J. Taff 6/16/2005 3:01:52 PM

Great image, Bill!!! #1478730

Marcie A. Fowler 6/16/2005 3:11:49 PM

I absolutely love this!!! What a great capture here!! Would make a great Father's Day card!! Well done Papa Bill!! #1478757

Marsha S. Smith 6/16/2005 3:17:44 PM

Now THAT's the way to travel - best seat in the house and total security. This is a really super shot, Bill. #1478769

Michael Khoury 6/16/2005 3:24:36 PM

this is really good Bill...that pole is placed just right and compiments the man and chiuld...well done! :-) #1478785

Kathleen Clemons 6/16/2005 4:08:47 PM

Personally, I'd like to see you clone out the pole, but that's just me. ;) I love the comp and lighting, and the way you snuck in a fence. :) #1478904

Dan Holm level-classic 6/16/2005 4:57:53 PM

A fun catch BEAUTIFULLY composed, Bill! Excellent work! #1479041

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic 6/16/2005 5:02:27 PM


Beautifully capture.

Makes me feel warm inside looking at this image.

Very nice capture.

Kerby #1479051

Judy S. Fung 6/16/2005 5:38:09 PM

Wonderful, Bill! #1479139

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 6/16/2005 6:02:35 PM

Fabulous vertical image with such a strong sense of space, Bill, beautiful capture!
-Debby #1479194

Deborah Sandidge 6/16/2005 6:49:53 PM

Beautiful capture, Bill, precious of the two! #1479334

William C. Raco level-classic 6/16/2005 7:06:09 PM

Thanks so much, all!
Have a great day


Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 6/16/2005 7:19:44 PM

Hi Bill..super photo! Maine? Shelly #1479405

Claudette Foote level-classic 6/16/2005 8:04:54 PM

Wonderful capture, Bill!
Love the blue and the composition.. the sky taking 2/3 of the pic..
love the fence and the pole... it is and awesome shot.. and last but not least the models wow..

It is a Excellent image... #1479553

Carol Brill 6/16/2005 8:25:03 PM

Marvelous shot just in time for father's day, Bill, it really captures the tender moment between these two framed by such joyful spring tones! #1479604

Jennifer Rennison 6/16/2005 9:27:34 PM

Beautiful blue sky along with the father in red taking his little child to see the lighthouse, excellent composition and such a fatherly moment! Fabulous capture, Bill! #1479776

Susan T. Evans 6/17/2005 12:20:41 PM

Excellent image, great clarity, color, comp and lighting. #1482616

Mata Patan 6/17/2005 1:30:16 PM

Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!! #1482924

Roxanne M. Bubar 6/17/2005 1:56:48 PM

I love this. Wonderful capture. #1483012

Evy Johansen level-classic 6/17/2005 11:08:33 PM

Awesome capture, Bill! Wonderful composition and beautiful clarity! #1484377

William C. Raco level-classic 6/18/2005 9:32:02 AM

Thanks so much, everyone!!

bill #1486028

Mary K. Robison level-classic 6/18/2005 3:31:05 PM

So perfect, Bill.
A work of art that wells up emotions about a father and child, bonding on an incredibly beautiful day...
Happy Father's Day to someone who fully understands that connection! #1486718

William C. Raco level-classic 6/19/2005 6:39:14 AM

What a lovely comment
Thank you, Mary!

bill #1488351

Kate Jackson level-classic 7/23/2005 3:08:33 AM

Congratulations on finalist for this beautiful image! #1624479

Rob Friedman level-classic 7/23/2005 5:08:36 AM

This is awesome. Congrats on this finalist Bill! #1624821

S J level-classic 7/23/2005 9:04:11 AM

Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING Finalist, Bill!! #1626234

Stephanie Lyons level-classic 7/23/2005 9:54:07 AM

Congrats again Bill! #1626615

Goshka G. level-classic 7/23/2005 1:21:14 PM

Congrats on all your wonderful finalists this month, Bill!! #1627601

Barbara Helgason level-classic 7/23/2005 3:04:40 PM

Congratulations, this is absolutely beautiful! #1628065

Deb Holmes-Hatfield level-classic 7/23/2005 3:45:34 PM

And once more, Bill... congrats! #1628276

Jennifer Rennison 7/23/2005 5:40:17 PM

Another big congrats, Bill! #1628741

Stanley J. Contrades 7/23/2005 6:00:41 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, bill, and best of luck in the next judging stage!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1628864

Tammy Scott 7/23/2005 7:00:01 PM

Congratulations on another great finalist, Bill! #1629161

Mary K. Robison 7/24/2005 10:04:11 PM

So hard to choose, but this really IS my favorite of all your wonderful finalists for June, Bill.
Not only is it beautifully composed, but its emotional impact is as strong as the first time I saw it.
I hope the judges see and feel the same, and put this way up there over that hill...

William C. Raco level-classic 7/25/2005 11:46:41 AM

Thank you all!
Best wishes,


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The walk over the hill to the Portland Head Lighthouse

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