The Hills Of Tuscany

© Debra R. Harder

The Hills Of Tuscany

Annette Carr Student 2/9/2010 11:13:57 AM

Lighting, Lighting, Lighting. This is a stunning photograph. #1236864

Kathleen M. Rinker 2/9/2010 11:26:28 AM

Fabulous image my friend, wonderful scene, tones and lighting!! #8369092

Carol Eade 2/9/2010 12:42:39 PM

This is beautiful, Debra...love the tones and lighting! #8369212

Tess L. Yee 2/9/2010 12:42:55 PM

Superb color, light, tone, comp...this is a real beauty, Debra! #8369214

Amy M. Wilson 2/9/2010 1:12:51 PM

Beautiful... love the view, tones and lighting; masterfully done, Deb! Have a safe trip!! #8369257

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/9/2010 6:37:55 PM

What a beauty Deb.....love the tones and lighting!
Will be thinking of you...

jo ann c. #8369873

Usman M. Bajwa 2/9/2010 9:42:11 PM

Awesome lighting and very well composed shot, Debra! Beautiful....!

UB. #8370104

Liz Bullock 2/10/2010 12:09:19 AM

Beautiful image! #8370189

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/10/2010 10:31:48 AM

Beautiful! #8371745

Carol L. Fowler 2/10/2010 3:26:52 PM

Beautiful lighting and composition- we will miss you for the week! #8372325

Rolando Rosito 2/10/2010 4:14:14 PM

WOW Debra this is stunning! #8372442

Thomas E. Hinds 2/10/2010 5:43:48 PM

Fantastic image! Just wonderful, Deb! #8372625

Ken Smith 2/11/2010 3:56:07 AM

You travel more than I....I'm envious! :-) You're in your element with these kinds of photos. Can't wait to see the new photos! #8373361

Leslie McLain 2/12/2010 4:50:30 PM

Beautiful comp and light, Deb. #8377359

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/12/2010 6:23:10 PM

Beautiful!! #8377557

Stefania Barbier 2/12/2010 10:44:10 PM

suggestive and gorgeous Deb!!! #8377847

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/13/2010 10:07:25 PM

Absolutely incredible. Amazing mood, tones and textures. Love this Deb! #8380200

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/14/2010 6:40:26 PM

Beautiful capture and have a safe trip! #8382422

Nikki McDonald 2/15/2010 6:48:55 AM

Gorgeous lines and light, Deb. I love that miniature home and the row of trees atop the hill. This is a winner. #8383515

Mary Beth Aiello 2/15/2010 5:51:10 PM

Just spectacular, Deb. Can't wait to see photos from your next trip. #8385099

Bill Houghton 2/17/2010 8:33:08 AM

Debra, this one really stands out to me. It is just beautiful. You have a great tallent. Bill #8389337

Jessica Jenney 2/17/2010 9:20:24 AM

Fabulous capture, soft tones and compositon, Debra! Thanks for sharing your amazing travels! #8389556

Joy Rector 2/17/2010 9:41:56 AM

awesome #8389607

Joy Rector 2/17/2010 9:42:11 AM

awesome #8389608

Stefania Barbier 2/17/2010 12:12:43 PM

LOVE the different layes of hills... spectacular! #8389952

Ujjwal Mukherjee 2/17/2010 11:54:54 PM

Incredibly beautiful!! #8390753

Patricia A. Coblentz 2/19/2010 5:28:53 AM

Perfectly composed with beautiful layers of light, tones, and lines...gorgeous, Debra!

Patti #8393882

Hendrik Storme 2/25/2010 11:29:33 PM

Another winner I think so!
Fantastic!!! #8417321

Susan M. Campbell 2/27/2010 8:09:08 AM

This is fantastic Debra. Simple and powerful at the same time. #8420233

Nikki McDonald 3/3/2010 3:53:33 PM

Just saw this while browsing Editor's Picks and had to stop to congratulate you -- I love it! #8429934

Lisa J. Boulden 3/6/2010 9:33:07 AM

Classic!
Love the wonderful tones and the brilliant composition!
Another winner, Deb! Kudos ☺ !
Smiles, Lisa♥ #8436007

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 3/26/2010 12:07:55 PM

This is breathtakingly gorgeous! #8482458

Cindy Hamilton 3/26/2010 1:51:35 PM

The judges said it all! #8482980

Bojan Bencic 3/26/2010 2:37:39 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Debra. #8483386

Patricia A. Coblentz 3/26/2010 3:15:53 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Deb!!

Patti #8483686

Amy M. Wilson 3/26/2010 4:46:28 PM

Huge congrats on this fabulous and well-earned Finalist, Deb!!! #8484387

Valentin M. Armianu 3/26/2010 4:50:47 PM

Congratulations on your astounding Finalist, Deb!! #8484425

Thomas E. Hinds 3/26/2010 5:24:55 PM

A stunning and well deserved Finalist, Deb! WTG! #8484689

Michelle Alton 3/26/2010 5:55:58 PM

Awesome work, Debra. Love everything about it!
Congratulations! #8484939

Kathy Salerni 3/26/2010 6:26:38 PM

Congrats on your well deserved finalist and good luck in the next round, Deb! #8485227

Phyllis Burchett 3/26/2010 6:47:01 PM

Awesome! Congrats on your finalist Debra! #8485364

Anne M. Young 3/26/2010 7:29:20 PM

Congratulations - super finalist! #8485637

Nikki McDonald 3/26/2010 7:44:01 PM

A true favorite, Debra -- every detail is perfect. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #8485719

Linda D. Lester 3/26/2010 9:11:56 PM

I love this....Congratulations! #8485951

Ujjwal Mukherjee 3/26/2010 11:28:46 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Debra!! #8486164

Renee Doyle 3/27/2010 1:18:15 AM

Stunning capture JSB!!!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!! #8486248

Katarina Mansson 3/27/2010 4:50:53 AM

Oustanding! Congratulations Debra! #8486580

Courtenay Vanderbilt 3/27/2010 5:45:02 AM

Can't believe I missed this the first time around! Spectacular Finalist, JSB! Congratulations! #8486689

Susan M. Campbell 3/27/2010 9:28:30 AM

So glad to see this make it....congrats on this well deserved finalist. #8487413

Lisa J. Boulden 3/27/2010 10:03:14 AM

~.♥.~
Big congratz, Deb!
I bet we see it wearing the GOLD really soon!
I love, love, LOVE this!
(maybe it has something to do with my Italian heritage)
~♥~Lisa #8487542

Ken Smith 3/27/2010 11:45:32 AM

Glad to see this bring home a medal..congrats to you, Deb! #8487876

Jessica Jenney 3/27/2010 12:09:25 PM

Congrats, Debra on this gorgeous finalist! #8487921

Laurie Daily 3/27/2010 2:36:59 PM

Oh Oh My...this is so beautiful it makes me cry...I spent 10 days in Tuscany with my husband many years ago before BP and my obsession with photography...I know I ned to go back someday...BiG congrats on this winner, Debra! #8488228

Robyn A. Terrell 3/27/2010 3:12:11 PM

The lighting and tones are glorious, Deb. congrats on your finalist! #8488331

Hendrik Storme 3/27/2010 4:38:31 PM

Stunning capture!!! Congratulations on this fantastic finalist and i.d. for the others!!! #8488534

Rona L. Schwarz 3/28/2010 6:36:08 PM

Can't believe I missed this first time round, Deb - it is truly an awesome capture! The lighting is out of this world, and the tones and composition are perfect. WOW! Congratulations on a superb Finalist and good luck in the next round! #8491500

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 3/28/2010 7:48:12 PM

Congratulations on your INCREDIBLE finalist Deb!! #8491676

Erica Murphy 3/28/2010 9:17:09 PM

BIG CONGRATS to you Deb on your STUNNING FIRST PLACE WINNING PHOTO!!! #8491879

Renee Doyle 3/28/2010 9:18:05 PM

WooHOO JSB!!!!!! Big congrats on this Superb First Place Winner!!!!!!! WTG!! #8491882

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 3/28/2010 9:36:21 PM

I'm thrilled to see this in the First Place position Deb. Outstanding, congrats! #8491938

Kathy Salerni 3/28/2010 9:38:37 PM

Congratulations on your first place win, Deb! #8491948

Bojan Bencic 3/28/2010 10:31:52 PM

Congratulations on your win, Debra! #8492040

Jennifer L. Alder 3/29/2010 12:57:15 AM

YOU are a winner all the way! Big congrats on your multiple wins my dear :) #8492224

Agnes Fegan 3/29/2010 1:57:32 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Deb on this beautiful first place win!!!!!! #8492325

Michelle Alton 3/29/2010 2:58:34 AM

Such a beautiful winner, Debra. Congratulations! #8492404

Ken Smith 3/29/2010 3:53:00 AM

Outstanding, Deb. Congrats on your big win!! #8492567

Leslie McLain 3/29/2010 4:11:42 AM

Congrats on your stunning winner, Deb. #8492629

Ujjwal Mukherjee 3/29/2010 4:22:16 AM

HUGE congratulations,Deb!!!! #8492688

Amy M. Wilson 3/29/2010 4:28:06 AM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your fantastic well-earned First Place Win, Deb!!! WTG ;o) #8492725

Patricia A. Coblentz 3/29/2010 4:54:01 AM

I'm so happy for you, Deb...HUGE congratulations on your 1st place win!!!! Just beautiful!!!

Patt #8492827

Thomas E. Hinds 3/29/2010 4:59:02 AM

Very well deserved First Place Winner! WTG, Deb! Bravo (as they might say in Italy)! #8492858

Anita N. Hogue 3/29/2010 5:00:15 AM

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! #8492866

Judy V. Kennamer 3/29/2010 5:19:03 AM

Congrats on your beautiful winner Deb!!! #8492966

Courtenay Vanderbilt 3/29/2010 5:39:47 AM

FANTASTIC WIN, JSB! Big Congratulations from one of your biggest fans! #8493071

Linda D. Lester 3/29/2010 5:45:31 AM

WTG JSB!!!! I love this! You should have this printed and hanging!

Congratulations on this beauty!!! #8493090

Renata Gusciora 3/29/2010 6:03:01 AM

Huge congratulations on your First Place Winner,Debra!!!:-) #8493174

Lisa J. Boulden 3/29/2010 6:20:48 AM

~.~♥~.~
Yayyyy!!!
Big congratz, Deb!!!
Well-deserved!
♥ Lisa #8493246

Mary Beth Aiello 3/29/2010 6:45:33 AM

Love it, love it, love it, Deb. Perfection... in every way. Just a spectacular and fantastic First Place Gold. WTG, girl. #8493335

Sharon Smith 3/29/2010 7:24:04 AM

Congrats on your beautiful first place win! #8493451

Shelly A. Van Camp 3/29/2010 7:56:57 AM

Beautiful!! Congrats! #8493569

Jessica Jenney 3/29/2010 7:58:34 AM

Congratulations, Debra on your stunning First Place Win! #8493572

Sheila D. Robertson 3/29/2010 7:59:05 AM

Congratulations Debra! #8493575

Daniella Puente 3/29/2010 8:21:54 AM

SUPERB Deb!!!! BIG congrats and hugs :))) #8493681

Sabrina Ryan 3/29/2010 8:27:45 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your 1st place winning image, Debra! #8493720

Phyllis Burchett 3/29/2010 8:37:06 AM

Congrats on your 1st Place WIN Debra, Stunning capture! #8493795

Carol Eade 3/29/2010 8:44:23 AM

Warm congratulations, Debra! #8493845

Debra R. Harder 3/29/2010 8:54:50 AM

This is such an amazing surprise! Thanks to ALL my BP friends for your generous comments and congratulations!! It means the world to me!! Deb #8493886

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/29/2010 9:13:57 AM

Congratulations on this awesome, well deserved 1st Place win Deb! I know what you mean about surprised, this was my first time to get a 1st place, hope not the last one! lol

jo ann c.
#8493929

Shawn Jennings 3/29/2010 11:27:52 AM

WTG Deb! Congratulations on your win!!!! #8494277

Carol L. Fowler 3/29/2010 1:23:38 PM

WTG Deb! Congrats! #8494630

Robyn A. Terrell 3/29/2010 1:36:45 PM

Congratulations to you, Deb! #8494676

Robyn A. Terrell 3/29/2010 1:37:48 PM

It's me again. First Place....Whooot Whooot! #8494679

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/29/2010 2:04:49 PM

WTG on this wonderful win, Deb!!! :-) k #8494739

Tommy E. Burgess 3/29/2010 4:13:50 PM

Huge congratulations on your beautiful winner Debra!!! WTG!! #8494973

Randy D. Dinkins 3/29/2010 5:00:27 PM

Great job!!! Big congrats on this win!!! #8495083

Laurie Daily 3/29/2010 5:01:09 PM

So happy to see this here, Deb...a fav of mine for sure and so well deserved...YaY YaY!!!! #8495089

Sam Britt 3/29/2010 5:04:50 PM

Big Congrats on your First Place Win, Deb! #8495107

Mike Umbreit 3/29/2010 5:28:29 PM

Deb - Congratulations!! - Mike #8495204

Valentin M. Armianu 3/29/2010 5:35:30 PM

Congrats! Well deserved!! #8495244

Patrick Rouzes 3/29/2010 6:06:58 PM

Hey Debra, CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved GOLD MEDAL WINNER! WTG! #8495364

Deborah C. Lewinson 3/29/2010 7:36:02 PM

Awesome image, Debra! Congratulations on your First Place Win!

Debby #8495784

Rona L. Schwarz 3/29/2010 8:06:26 PM

One of my very favorites of yours, Deb! A truly stunning image! CONGRATULATIONS ON A MAGNIFICENT GOLD MEDAL WINNER! #8495872

Stefania Barbier 3/29/2010 11:16:45 PM

huge congrats on you amazing win! #8496217

Barbara Waldoch 3/29/2010 11:21:02 PM

Congratulations on all your awards this month, Debra! #8496235

Usman M. Bajwa 3/29/2010 11:44:47 PM

WTG Debra. Huge CONGRATZ. on fetching the top Gold in this Category!

UB. #8496267

Marcel J. Fernandez 3/30/2010 7:08:23 AM

Debra, a big congratulations to you on your to Splendid Winning Images. #8497300

Kathleen M. Rinker 3/30/2010 10:21:22 AM

WHOOHOOOOOOO!! Huge congrats on your first place win!!!!! #8497785

Guy D. Biechele 3/30/2010 11:00:43 AM

Superb image. Congrats on your win! #8497869

Dianna Murphy 3/30/2010 5:02:07 PM

Congratulations on your fabulous winner!!! #8498571

Kristi A. Howson 3/30/2010 8:21:55 PM

Congratulations Debra. Lovely B&W winner! #8499035

Cindy Bendush 3/30/2010 10:24:26 PM

Gorgeous tones and treatment Debra! Congratulations on this fabulous first place win! #8499133

Lois J. Adomite 3/31/2010 8:21:08 PM

This is gorgeous, and a well deserved win, congratulations. #8501506

Anne McKinnell 4/1/2010 4:08:51 PM

YAY! So nice to see this one in the winner's circle. I really like the sense of depth and the subtle tones in this shot. Congratulations on your first place win!! #8503529

Nick Lagos 4/6/2010 6:40:01 AM

Congratulations on winning the big Gold Debra..very well deserved... #8514398

Linda Blair 4/6/2010 3:36:46 PM

A beautiful FP win Debra....congratulations!!!!!!! #8515360

Paula Showen 4/7/2010 8:13:24 PM

Beautiful shot! Congrats! #8518416

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 4/8/2010 8:21:25 AM

Congratulations, Deb!! WTG!! Great image! #8519857

Monika Sapek 4/9/2010 7:38:29 PM

Fantastic lighting, toning and lines! Big congratulations on your First Place Win, Debra! #8523059

Melissa McCabe 4/11/2010 7:13:50 PM

Belated congrats Deb, what a stellar image : ) -mm #8527204

Cindy Bendush 4/22/2010 10:57:56 PM

Huge congrats on this outstanding first place winner Debra! #8563273

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Taken in Pienza, Italy.

I'll be gone for a week...catch up with everyone when I get back!!


Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 270.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3

Uploaded on 2/9/2010 11:07:01 AM

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Camera: Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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