Dawn's Surprise

© David E. Pearce

Dawn's Surprise

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 3/9/2010 3:39:39 PM

So happy to see this....used to have a house there and have wondered how things are going there now....just beautiful! #1246762

Liz blahh 3/9/2010 3:46:21 PM

Beautifully captured! #8443578

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 3/9/2010 3:50:31 PM

What a stunning sunrise, David! #8443586

Daniella Puente 3/9/2010 4:58:46 PM

Amazing... #8443709

Dr Silly 3/9/2010 5:59:11 PM

Beautiful. :O) #8443854

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 3/9/2010 6:28:07 PM

Great capture. Beautiful sunrise shot, composition and the remnants of the peer look to be crosses coming out of the water. Quite fitting. #8443999

Bill Treadway 3/9/2010 6:59:28 PM

Very Nice #8444080

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 3/9/2010 8:28:30 PM

Ditto Linda's comment...I grew up in Houston and spent hours upon hours at this beach! (sand fleas!!)
This is a gorgeous image, David!!

Patti #8444169

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 3/9/2010 10:34:41 PM

Beautiful seascape shot and love the reflection of sunset colors on the water, David. Very nice indeed!

UB. #8444286

Summer A. Kozisek 3/10/2010 10:33:08 PM

Beautiful sunrise image David, great comp and colors!! #8446732

Mary K. Robison 3/31/2010 1:43:19 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned POTD, David! #8499311

Michelle Alton 3/31/2010 1:51:33 AM

This is truly RICH, David. Congratulations on this ever-so-apt selection for POTD! #8499323

Kerry Penn 3/31/2010 3:06:27 AM

This is beautiful! #8499506

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 3/31/2010 3:19:23 AM

Good to see this again. CONGRATZ on the POTD Award!

UB. #8499528

Heather Thorsen level-deluxe 3/31/2010 3:28:16 AM

Congratulations on your POTD David.
What a stunning and very apt image. The colours are so beautiful too.
Heather #8499548

Lori Carlson 3/31/2010 4:10:42 AM

Ohhhhh, how lovely, David! You've captured jaw-dropping beauty, beautifully!! WTG!! =) Big congrats on your day!! #8499631

Joy Rector 3/31/2010 4:19:20 AM

congrats on the POTD #8499643

Diane L. Thomas 3/31/2010 4:36:44 AM

OMGosh this is awesome. What a beautiful shot. It is truly a jaw-dropping shot. #8499683

Byrle Gross 3/31/2010 4:39:08 AM

Has a certain religious touch. #8499692

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 3/31/2010 4:51:37 AM

Crosses is what I thought of immediately too, David. Colors and light are beautiful. Congratulations on the POTD #8499724

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/31/2010 4:57:11 AM

Absolutely gorgeous lighting, colors and composition David....I too thought of crosses....

Congrats on POTD

jo ann c. #8499734

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 3/31/2010 5:09:09 AM

What a beauty!!! Congratulations!!! #8499771

Liz Mackney level-deluxe 3/31/2010 5:42:55 AM

Spectacular! A very well-deserved POTD. Congrats! #8499870

Howie M. Shultz level-deluxe 3/31/2010 5:55:58 AM

this is beautiful..just curious...did you use HDR to capture it? #8499898

Robyn A. Terrell 3/31/2010 5:57:18 AM

Congratulations on your stunning finalist! #8499900

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 3/31/2010 5:57:22 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous POTD, David! Funny, just last night I was trying to remember who it was that had posted a beautiful image of Galveston...and voila...here you are!!

Patti #8499901

Margaret vB Smith level-deluxe 3/31/2010 6:25:05 AM

What a beautiful image! It's perfect for Easter week. The "crosses" caught my eye. I didn't even realize what it actually was at first. Great composition and beautiful sunrise! #8499985

Richard M. Waas level-deluxe 3/31/2010 6:37:06 AM

Fabulous POTD David.... Great leading lines and a beautiful sky, Congrats!! #8500018

Jeffrey R. Bange level-deluxe 3/31/2010 6:50:40 AM

Congratulations David on a well deserved POTD. #8500046

Christine Pentecost 3/31/2010 7:20:54 AM

This is just gorgeous! Congrats on your POTD! #8500129

Denise Denomy level-deluxe 3/31/2010 7:45:29 AM

Beautiful capture, David! CONGRATULATIONS on the EP & POTD! :0) #8500184

Debra R. Harder 3/31/2010 7:56:22 AM

WOW, David! This is an incredible image. Huge congratulations on your beautiful POTD!!! Deb #8500202

Karen E. Baumann 3/31/2010 8:15:09 AM

This is beautiful So glad to see it this week! Love the colors and the subject matter! #8500243

Dianna Murphy 3/31/2010 8:31:29 AM

Stellar work. Stunning image. This is the kind of POTD I like to see... beautiful, inspiring, pro quality work! #8500268

Elsa Gary 3/31/2010 9:13:58 AM

ditto the comments of others who saw crosses coming out of the water. Perfect for Easter week and gorgeous.
Congrats on your POTD david! #8500386

Toni Riggs 3/31/2010 10:01:25 AM

Amazing photo, congrats! #8500499

Steve M. Harrington 3/31/2010 10:31:49 AM

Outstanding tones and composition, David. A richly deserved POTD.
Steve #8500563

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 3/31/2010 11:25:08 AM

Magical lighting, colors and reflections David. Congrats! #8500663

Kim Andelkovic level-deluxe 3/31/2010 12:58:10 PM

Wow what an eye popper......absolutely stunning POTD......Congrats big time. #8500771

Bunny Snow level-deluxe 3/31/2010 1:42:55 PM

Beautiful capture, DOF, colors and tonality and composition. I expect this will go all the way to the top, as it's an absolutely beautiful POTD!

Congratulations, David. #8500834

Michael G. Marshall 3/31/2010 7:16:40 PM

Outstanding image, David! Congratulations on your POTD! Michael #8501432

Sabrina Ryan 3/31/2010 7:34:34 PM

Awesome image, David! Congratulations! #8501463

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 4/1/2010 2:49:27 AM

Superb image David. I think we will be seeing this again and AGAIN!

Wonderful work! Hug congrats on your big POTD Honor on BP.

-Laura Swan #8501781

Saji Antony 4/1/2010 5:22:16 AM

wow, great shot there. congrats #8502154

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 4/1/2010 5:30:49 AM

on your POTD! 8o) #8502164

Alex T. Mizuno 4/1/2010 10:58:36 PM

Such a beautiful dawn shot! Congratulations on your POTD David!!! #8504128

Richard D. Love 4/2/2010 5:05:12 AM

Congratulations, David. Truly a beautiful sunrise with wonderful comp, colors, and reflections. Well done.

Rick #8504593

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 4/18/2010 11:40:23 PM

Hope it gets golden this time around! Good luck!

UB. #8546684

Kim Andelkovic level-deluxe 4/18/2010 11:57:43 PM

Congrats on your stunning image....good luck in the next round. #8546769

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 4/19/2010 6:28:06 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, David! #8548288

Tad Bowman 4/19/2010 8:22:09 AM

Beautiful photograph Dave. Congratulations. #8549027

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 4/19/2010 10:46:49 AM

Love the composition and reflection of sunet! #8549890

Summer A. Kozisek 4/20/2010 2:01:34 PM

Congratulations on your finalist David! #8554925

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 4/20/2010 3:20:40 PM

Beautiful work!! Congratulations on this wonderful 1st place win David!! #8555170

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 4/20/2010 4:08:45 PM

Incredible light and scenery Dave! Congratulations! #8555379

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 4/20/2010 4:14:26 PM

Big congrats on this win. Well deserved, WTG!!! #8555409

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 4/20/2010 4:27:29 PM

So happy to see this....beautiful!
congratulations! #8555491

BILLY R. PARKER 4/20/2010 4:49:10 PM


Michael G. Marshall 4/20/2010 4:59:53 PM

Congratulations David on your well deserved Winner! Michael #8555665

Kim Andelkovic level-deluxe 4/20/2010 5:16:14 PM

Congrats on a wonderful win :-) #8555768

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 4/20/2010 5:45:55 PM

on your 1st Place Winner! 8o) #8555925

Gerri R. Jones 4/20/2010 5:57:24 PM

Congratulations Dave on your winner, a beautiful shot in every respect! #8556004

Sabrina Ryan 4/20/2010 6:42:59 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, David! #8556175

Anne McKinnell 4/20/2010 7:36:05 PM

Amazing sky! Congratulations on your first place winner David! #8556315

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 4/20/2010 11:17:43 PM

Huge CONGRATZ. on your First Place Gold, David!

UB. #8556775

Karen Celella level-deluxe 4/21/2010 4:00:01 AM

Huge Congratulations on your outstanding first place winner David. The composition, light and colors are fantastic! #8557267

David E. Pearce level-deluxe 4/21/2010 5:01:22 AM

Many thanks to all of you for the kind comments. This sunrise was indeed a blessing! #8557481

Shawn Jennings level-deluxe 4/21/2010 5:29:54 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful win, David! #8557561

Renata Gusciora 4/21/2010 6:32:55 AM

Huge congratulations on your First Place Winner,David!!!:-) #8557720

Christopher Sanan 4/21/2010 8:53:49 AM

Congrats on your Photo! #8558215

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-deluxe 4/21/2010 10:10:03 AM

Big congrats on your win.
JP #8558591

Debra R. Harder 4/21/2010 10:59:22 AM

This is truly STUNNING, David!! Congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL FIRST PLACE WINNER! Deb #8558741

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 4/21/2010 11:01:11 AM

Congratulations on your 1st place win, David...very deserving...beautiful!!

Patti #8558747

Jeana Clark level-deluxe 4/21/2010 1:06:54 PM

The colors in this stunning sunrise
is absolutely gorgeous David!!!
Beauiful light and comp!!!
Well done and Many Congratulations
on this well deserved 1st Place Winner!!

~J~ #8559093

Dr Silly 4/21/2010 1:23:33 PM

Congratulations Dave on both your POTD and your Gold. :O) #8559149

David M. Montero 4/21/2010 6:40:24 PM

Jaw-dropping sunrise David. Great job! Congratulations on your first place winner! #8560001

Tad Bowman 4/22/2010 1:59:54 PM

Congratulations Dave on a well deserved winner. #8562248

Elida Gutierrez 4/23/2010 8:32:28 AM


For your wonderful win!!!

Rona L. Schwarz 4/23/2010 9:52:29 PM

Somehow I missed this earlier...HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on a fantastic POTD and first place winner, David! Awesome, spectacular sunrise capture! #8565678

Lisa R. Buffington level-deluxe 5/4/2010 7:42:23 AM

Congrats!! Stunning sunrise. The colors are beautiful. I could wake up to this every morning and be a very happy person. Outstanding composition, clarity and dof. Excellent work. #8588372

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Sunrise on Galveston Bay.
Kemah, Texas

~Nature & Landscapes~

Exif: F Number: 14, ISO: 160, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III

Uploaded on 3/9/2010 3:12:56 PM

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