Tunnel Vision

© Val Feldman

Tunnel Vision

Colette M. Metcalf 3/1/2010 4:15:47 AM

Wonderful capture!!! #1243848

Gord MacEachern 3/1/2010 4:26:14 AM

This is a fantastic image Valarie, really like the POV here, and the water action!! #8423458

Robert R. Goodman 3/1/2010 4:28:32 AM

Hi Valarie,I like the waves rollimg in.Beautiful capture my friend,wonderful color and lighting!!! #8423464

Douglas Pignet 3/1/2010 4:35:59 AM

Beautiful capture with wonderful filter work, great comp & pov,well done. #8423485

Courtenay Vanderbilt 3/1/2010 4:41:59 AM

Perfectly framed and great capture, Valarie! #8423504

Agnes Fegan 3/1/2010 4:50:32 AM

I like the full frame and how you captured the splash! #8423549

Amy M. Wilson 3/1/2010 4:54:00 AM

Great pov, framing, water action and title... superbly captured, Valarie! #8423565

Patricia Seidler 3/1/2010 4:56:29 AM

Great POV and capture Valarie. #8423576

Jeff Robinson 3/1/2010 5:01:25 AM

Fantastic perspective, tones and capture!! Jeff #8423593

Gina Cormier 3/1/2010 5:10:33 AM

Hmmmm...I wonder where I saw that title before!! lol Fabulous effects and image Val!!! Wonderful leading lines! Pulls you right in..... #8423630

John Rivera 3/1/2010 5:12:49 AM

Very nicely done Valarie! #8423636

Cathy Barrows 3/1/2010 5:13:37 AM

love the repetition and the splashing waves #8423639

Marilyn Cornwell 3/1/2010 5:32:22 AM

Wonderful image, Val!! #8423689

Jim Huffield 3/1/2010 5:41:08 AM

This is just so COOL, Valarie. Jim #8423724

Jeana Clark 3/1/2010 6:09:29 AM

Loks like it's a great spot
for photographers as well!!
Awesome POV and capture Val!!
Terrific details!!!

~J~ #8423835

Maria A. Gonzalez 3/1/2010 6:35:53 AM

Good morning,Val...Very well composed,tunnel vision it is for sure..Excellent simmetry,lines and textures..I like the splashing waves and the water in front a very nice touch to add to the image...Well done.. #8423901

Tess L. Yee 3/1/2010 6:36:33 AM

Super capture and perspective, Valarie! #8423904

Ron McEwan 3/1/2010 6:52:56 AM

Valarie this is incredible, great action and the lines leading into infinity are spectacular, WTG #8423974

Daniella Puente 3/1/2010 6:53:57 AM

GREAT capture Valarie, like it very much :) #8423980

Tammy M. Anderson 3/1/2010 8:02:12 AM

This is outstanding, Valarie. Excellent depth, timing and clarity. LOve it!! #8424211

Rony Sagy 3/1/2010 9:45:18 AM

Fantastic image, Valerie. This is a winner, no doubt. #8424405

Kerry Hill 3/1/2010 11:21:33 AM

Fantastic framing, tones and depth Valarie!! Excellent shot!! #8424576

Hal Bambrick 3/1/2010 11:59:29 AM

Excellent Capture and Find Valarie!!!!. #8424706

Karen Engelbreth 3/1/2010 1:56:26 PM

Wonderful find and capture, Valarie... #8424957

Ellen Hodges 3/1/2010 2:17:32 PM

Awesome pov and detail, Val! Outstanding in every way!!! #8424997

Carol L. Fowler 3/1/2010 4:14:21 PM

Wonderful POV and capture 'neath the pier. No troll?? #8425139

Barbara Waldoch 3/1/2010 4:53:01 PM

Beautiful composition and capture, Valarie! #8425219

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 3/1/2010 5:10:23 PM

This is awesome Valerie. Very powerful image.
JP #8425279

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/1/2010 5:30:43 PM

WHOA!!! What an awesome image, Val!!! Incredible shot!!! :-) k #8425356

Ann Coates 3/1/2010 7:08:31 PM

Incredible is the word. You keep doing it Valarie. I really like your style of photography and you always bring something new. This is stunning. #8425533

Sherran Andersen 3/1/2010 9:29:00 PM

Love the Elements of Design here. #8425692

Julianne Bradford 3/1/2010 10:19:00 PM

Super elements of design captured here with exciting wave action Valarie! WTG! #8425723

Julie Burnett 3/2/2010 4:46:58 AM

WOW, Val, great eye!! The composition, warm tones, lighting are all perfect! A fantastic EOD entry!! #8426306

Ann H. Belus 3/2/2010 7:03:22 AM

Fantastic image, Valarie; lighting, colors and POV are just super! #8426767

Kathleen Rinker 3/2/2010 7:07:16 AM

Oh I love this, amazing capture, excellent image!! #8426785

Mitch Spence 3/2/2010 1:37:48 PM

Great pov, detail, and tones. That water splashing high from the surt if wonderful. #8427572

David M. Montero 3/3/2010 8:43:29 PM

Well done Valarie!!! #8430306

Marilyn K. Lincecum 3/4/2010 9:10:24 AM

Beautiful image...fantastic lighting, colors and design. Very original and creative. #8431635

Val Feldman 3/6/2010 9:21:45 AM

Thank you, all, for your wonderful comments on this photo - as always, they're much appreciated! ~Val #8435987

Patti Coblentz 3/7/2010 4:54:51 AM

I'm still slaving away at work..with a peek of light at the end of the tunnel! Had to see what my friends are up to...this is certainly a dynamic image, Valarie! The framing is terrific and I love the water movement...you clicked at just the moment!

Patti #8437217

Val Feldman 3/9/2010 6:59:39 AM

Thank you, Patti!! #8442591

Dianna Murphy 3/9/2010 8:19:09 AM

Wow, awesome DOF and clarity. Another winner I'd say. #8442756

Anita Tykwinski 3/10/2010 4:18:38 AM

Cool capture and treatment...different for you....well done! #8444703

Robert Jensen 3/15/2010 12:11:30 PM

Love this image and the title #8457224

Thomas E. Hinds 3/15/2010 5:07:39 PM

Really terrific image, Valarie! #8457892

Karen Bacon 3/19/2010 7:45:40 PM

Fantastic!!!!! #8467120

Robert R. Goodman 4/18/2010 6:56:47 PM

A big Congratulations Valarie!!! #8544791

Carrie M. Groseclose 4/18/2010 7:10:03 PM

Huge congratulations on your wonderful Finalist Valarie! Love this! #8544920

Thomas E. Hinds 4/18/2010 7:11:43 PM

Wonderful image! Congratulations on this Finalist! #8544936

Patti Coblentz 4/18/2010 7:39:33 PM

This is one of my very favorites, Val...BIG congratulations on yet ANOTHER finalist!!! WTG!

Patti #8545214

Jeana Clark 4/18/2010 9:04:29 PM

Good On You Val!!!!!
Congratulations on
this Awesome finalist!!!

~J~ #8546043

Julie Burnett 4/19/2010 4:21:57 AM

Congrats again on another outstanding finalist, Val!! #8547362

Maria A. Gonzalez 4/19/2010 5:02:27 AM

Congratulations,Val...Perfect title and very well composed and presented..Good luck in the next round.. #8547585

Ellen Hodges 4/19/2010 6:15:44 AM

Love them all, Val!!! Outstanding finalists! Very best luck.!!!!!! Know what you mean about the nursery. #8548189

Stefania Barbier 4/19/2010 6:37:55 AM

spectacular, huge congrats! #8548381

Julianne Bradford 4/19/2010 10:09:59 AM

Love the lighting on this super finalist Valarie! Congratulations! #8549678

Amy M. Wilson 4/19/2010 10:34:25 AM

Wow, you're really on a roll.... another great Finalist, Valarie!!! ;o) #8549817

Mitch Spence 4/19/2010 10:45:38 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Valarie. It's a great image. #8549875

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/19/2010 11:11:56 AM

Congratulations on another awesome Finalist, Valarie! #8550043

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 4/19/2010 1:43:56 PM

The lines of this pier really take my eye to the end. #8550817

Gord MacEachern 4/19/2010 3:19:36 PM

Big congratulations Valarie, on this much deserved finalist!! #8551244

Ann Coates 4/20/2010 3:24:32 AM

Congratulations on your superb finalist Valarie. #8553198

Dianna Murphy 4/20/2010 8:51:57 AM

Told you so. Love that the judges are commenting! Hope it keeps going! #8554205

Ellen Hodges 4/20/2010 3:01:20 PM

Huge and well deserved congrats on your awesome winners, Val!!!! Soooo great!!!Just checked at work and saw the great news!! #8555126

Patti Coblentz 4/20/2010 3:14:05 PM

Yea Valarie!!! Congratulations on this outstanding 1st place win!!!

Patti #8555152

Renee Doyle 4/20/2010 3:21:55 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful image and 1st place win Valarie!! #8555175

Jessica Jenney 4/20/2010 3:42:40 PM

Congratulations, Valarie on your gorgeous First Place Win! #8555279

Phyllis H. Burchett 4/20/2010 3:49:25 PM

Congrats on fantastic winner Valarie! #8555303

Carrie M. Groseclose 4/20/2010 3:53:15 PM

Huge congratulations on your WINNER Valarie! YAY! #8555320

Tammy M. Anderson 4/20/2010 3:56:05 PM

Congrats Valarie on your beautiful winner. #8555332

Carol L. Fowler 4/20/2010 4:05:36 PM

Congrats on the Finalist and the Winner! That was fast- I didn't have time to look at them all! #8555364

Maria A. Gonzalez 4/20/2010 4:16:51 PM

Congratulations,Val on winning First Place..WTG...This is an awesome image.
The title is so perfect..Very well done. #8555420

Robert R. Goodman 4/20/2010 4:17:45 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful win.Valarie!!! #8555425

Julie Burnett 4/20/2010 4:18:32 PM

Val, you ROCK!! WTG, girl!!!! The BIGGEST congrats ever!!!!! #8555433

Randy D. Dinkins 4/20/2010 4:24:42 PM

Very cool shot, well deserved win!!! Congrats. #8555469

Agnes Fegan 4/20/2010 4:24:56 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winning image Valarie! #8555470

Linda D. Lester 4/20/2010 4:28:44 PM

WTG!!! Congratulations on your 1st place win! Beautiful! #8555498

Anita Hogue 4/20/2010 4:51:38 PM

A glorious first place win! Congratulations Valarie! #8555620

Michelle Alton 4/20/2010 4:56:54 PM

Valarie--your photography is so consistently brilliant! Congratulation on both (were there more?) of your fantastic winners! #8555649

Michael G. Marshall 4/20/2010 5:02:46 PM

Terrific winning image, Valerie! Congratulations! Michael #8555685

Monnie Ryan 4/20/2010 5:04:21 PM

Wonderful, Valarie! CONGRATULATIONS!! #8555694

Amy M. Wilson 4/20/2010 5:22:30 PM

Way to go, Valarie!!! HUGE congratulations on your FABULOUS First Place win!!! #8555806

Robert Jensen 4/20/2010 5:26:20 PM

Glad to see this one again - a big congratulations! #8555832

Ann H. Belus 4/20/2010 5:29:17 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist! #8555846

Gerri R. Jones 4/20/2010 5:29:36 PM

I love the depth and framing here...a beautiful first place winner, congratulations Valarie! #8555848

Ann H. Belus 4/20/2010 5:31:15 PM

Huge congratulations on this 1st place winner, Valarie!!! AWESOME! #8555854

Nancyj E. Hovey 4/20/2010 5:47:20 PM

on your 1st Place Winner! 8o) #8555933

Jack Ryan 4/20/2010 5:56:13 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! A very deserving winner!!! Way to go, Val!!!!! #8555996

Val Feldman 4/20/2010 6:15:20 PM

Gotta admit, I was surprised...happy but sure surprised! Thank you all so much for your kind words, support and encouragement....as always, it's deeply appreciated. Have a great evening everyone and thanks again! ~Val #8556071

ROLAN NARMAN 4/20/2010 6:35:16 PM

Huge Congrats on this fantastic winner Valarie! #8556132

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 4/20/2010 6:56:10 PM

Congratulations! Awesome Valarie! #8556243

Anne McKinnell 4/20/2010 7:37:10 PM

Very cool design! Congratulations on your first place winner Valarie! #8556320

Patrick Rouzes 4/20/2010 7:45:39 PM

HEYYYYYYYYYYYY, Valarie, CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Gold Medal Winner! WTG! #8556345

Sam Britt 4/20/2010 7:56:46 PM

Big Congrats on your win, Val!! #8556364

Thomas E. Hinds 4/20/2010 8:01:17 PM

WTG, Valarie! Congratulations! #8556382

Valentin M. Armianu 4/20/2010 8:33:29 PM

Amazing EOD, Valarie!Congratulations! #8556459

Louie Zaninovich 4/20/2010 8:45:36 PM

Such a cool shot! Love your well thought use of aperture, speed and capturing the point of action! Congrats on your gold! Louie #8556493

Julianne Bradford 4/20/2010 8:47:05 PM

Awesome winner Valarie! Congratulations! #8556497

Stefania Barbier 4/20/2010 11:01:15 PM

congratulations on your gorgeous first prize win, Valarie! #8556715

Usman M. Bajwa 4/20/2010 11:19:10 PM

CONGRATZ. on your First Place Gold, Valerie!!

UB. #8556781

Tommy E. Burgess 4/21/2010 12:23:25 AM

Huge congratulations on your stunning 1st place winner Valarie!! #8556897

Bojan Bencic 4/21/2010 12:45:58 AM

Congratulations on your win, Valarie. Fantastic photo. #8556933

Marilyn Cornwell 4/21/2010 3:26:49 AM

Congratulations Valarie - Fabulous win!! #8557185

Karen Celella 4/21/2010 4:06:34 AM

Huge Congratulations on your outstanding first place winner Valerie! #8557296

Ron McEwan 4/21/2010 6:07:08 AM

Glad to see this one again, Heart felt congratulations Val on a well deserved honor. #8557662

Mary Beth Aiello 4/21/2010 6:14:29 AM

Spectacular, Valarie. Huge congrats on this outstanding First Place Gold. #8557679

Gina Cormier 4/21/2010 6:54:56 AM

Wooohooooooooo!!!!!!!!! WTG Val!!!! Congrats!!!!!!! #8557778

Margaret R. Barry 4/21/2010 7:03:00 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic first place winner, Valarie! #8557795

Patricia Seidler 4/21/2010 7:44:23 AM

Congratulations on your first and second place winners Valarie. Well deserved!! #8557914

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 4/21/2010 9:04:55 AM

WTG on your incredible winning photos, Val! They are both F A N T A S T I C!!!

Tell the gang I said hi! LOL
:-) k #8558266

Gord MacEachern 4/21/2010 9:34:22 AM

A GREAT BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this very well deserved First Place Gold Valarie!!! #8558455

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 4/21/2010 10:11:37 AM

Big Congratulations on your win Valarie - Amazing work and well deserved.
JP #8558598

Kathleen Rinker 4/21/2010 11:22:14 AM

WHOO HOOOOOOOO!!! Congrats my friend, This image is so awesome, you deserve it!! #8558834

Debra R. Harder 4/21/2010 11:40:18 AM

I agree with Kathy!! WHOOOOOO-HOOOOO!! WTG, Valarie! Huge congratulations on your outstanding FIRST PLACE WINNER!! Deb #8558910

David M. Montero 4/21/2010 12:44:19 PM

My vision isn't tunneled. I see everything because it is so well captured. Congratulations Valarie!!! #8559042

Jeana Clark 4/21/2010 1:11:25 PM

I can't tell you how thrilled I am to see your image in the winners circle for FIRST!!!!! WOOOOOHOOOOO!!!!
This is certainly deserving Val!!!
Many Many Congratulations My Friend!!!


Now...Go Out And Celebrate!!! ;o) #8559109

Lana Arcemont 4/21/2010 1:56:15 PM

Excellent capture and framing!
Congratulations on this well deserved win!!!! #8559264

Carol Eade 4/21/2010 7:08:14 PM

Congratulations on your terrific first place winner, Valarie! #8560063

Ann Coates 4/21/2010 10:14:06 PM

I am so pleased to see this here Valarie. Congratulations on your beautiful winner. #8560334

Giancarlo Bisone 4/22/2010 4:39:22 AM

Hi Valarie:
Congratulations for a well deserved winner!
Ciao, Giancarlo #8560953

Don Christiana 4/22/2010 7:25:46 AM

Congratulation on your 1st place winning photo. Since I was raised around that area as a youth, it brings back great memories. You truly captured the beauty and strength of the gulf waters rushing under the pier. #8561459

Murry Grigsby 4/22/2010 3:54:45 PM

Congrats on your win Valarie! Terrific image with great depth!! BTW I love your bluebonnet photos too :0) #8562494

Val Feldman 4/22/2010 4:25:54 PM

There are no adequate words to thank you all for your support and encouragement and also for all these kind words...You're the best! Heartfelt thanks... Val #8562546

Erica Murphy 4/22/2010 4:55:18 PM

I love this Valarie!! The symmetry really works and it's just a GREAT WINNER!! #8562621

Karen Bacon 4/23/2010 5:57:27 AM

I love this image Valerie! Congratulations on a fantastic winner! #8564106

Elida Gutierrez 4/23/2010 8:33:00 AM


For your wonderful win!!!

Courtenay Vanderbilt 4/23/2010 11:20:32 AM

Congratulations on you awesome Winner, Valarie! #8564681

Linda L. Ruiz 4/24/2010 10:34:05 AM

glitter-graphics.com #8566736

Diane E. Deming 4/25/2010 9:06:05 AM

Congrats on this fantastic winner, Valarie. It is unique and extremely well-composed. #8568367

Kathy Cline 4/28/2010 5:30:30 AM

Super dooper cool VAL
Im so happy for you!!
Congrats! Have a blessed day!! #8575476

Boyd L. Alexander 4/29/2010 6:41:28 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Valarie!! A well deserved winner. This is fabulous. #8578051

Rony Sagy 5/1/2010 10:37:08 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful win, Val. Well deserved. #8583328

Christine Lobsinger 6/2/2010 9:02:33 PM

A Huge Congrats to you on your AWESOME WINNER!!!!!
SMILING #8661350

Terry Cervi 8/12/2010 6:10:45 AM

An amazing POV and a stunning shot, Val! So sorry I missed it! #8822435

Nadia Paul 9/8/2010 1:33:43 AM

What an amazing capture Val - the depth and detail are perfect - a most deserving winner my friend! #8888056

Karen Slagle 12/15/2010 4:23:50 PM

Perfect title for this fabulous winning image, Valarie. Now that water looks like a wild ride to me. This is awesome and so deserving of the gold. Huge congrats. #9107158

Raymond Pauly 4/25/2011 9:31:06 AM

Great perspective and depth in this deserving winner! Congratulations! #9368573

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/21/2011 3:32:22 PM

Wow! Awesome image, love your perspec tive, big congrats on this fantastic winner!

jo ann c. #9881383

Inge Linden 1/27/2012 3:27:12 AM

Excellent!!!!!!!Congratulations!!! #9949519

Gina M. Savage 8/23/2012 6:40:42 PM

Breathtaking...congrats! #10287514

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~Under the Horace Caldwell Pier~
Port Aransas, Mustang Island, TX

1240 feet long, this pier is a favorite spot for salt water fishermen and the area around it is a favorite for surfers.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/8000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on 3/1/2010 4:13:38 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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