The Joy of Life

© Nick Lagos

The Joy of Life

Michelle Alton Student 4/6/2010 2:27:40 AM

Tons of JOY here, without a doubt.
Very beautiful morning! #1255770

Carol Teal 4/6/2010 2:51:37 AM

I feel joyful when I look at this gorgeous image! And if the fish are biting, I'd be even more joyful if I could be there reeling in a big one! #8513606

Jeff W. Robinson 4/6/2010 3:43:33 AM

You have captured "Joy" perfectly Nick - Great job as always! Jeff #8513728

Jack Gaskin 4/6/2010 4:15:40 AM

It all works from where I'm sitting Beautiful Job
Where was this taken ????
Happy Shooting
Jack #8513818

Julie Burnett 4/6/2010 5:56:52 AM

Stunning composition, color, light and exposure, Nick!! LOVE it!! #8514218

John Rivera 4/6/2010 6:14:37 AM

Absolutely excellent work here Nick! #8514286

Nick Lagos 4/6/2010 6:27:02 AM

Thanks everyone for stopping by and commenting.... ta #8514341

Carol Flisak 4/6/2010 11:42:38 AM

Beautiful image, Nick... love it! Great title too... says it all. #8514935

Shawn Jennings 4/7/2010 11:48:11 AM

Fantastic image! The lighting is superb and shutter speed just right for the motion in the water. #8517374

Karen Celella 4/8/2010 5:37:51 PM

Awesome image in every way Nick! Wonderful sense of movement, life and JOY!! #8520852

Nadia Paul 4/9/2010 12:38:52 AM

Another awesome seascape Nick - certainly brings me joy viewing it - looks a winner! #8521335

Amy M. Wilson 4/12/2010 2:06:01 PM

Gorgeous capture... love the water motion, light, colors and title; great work, Nick! #8529280

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/13/2010 6:50:34 PM

What a fabulous shot Nick, nearly said "catch" but didn't want to confuse it with the fishermen! lol

The veiling is awesome, and the fishermen add so much to this beautiful shot, right into my favorites it goes, a winner in my book

jo ann c. #8533090

Claudia Kuhn 4/14/2010 1:58:07 PM

Wonderful wave action Nick, love the water flowing around the rocks. #8535054

Lynne Morris 4/19/2010 12:02:06 PM

Absolutely beautiful capture Nick. #8550318

maria I. Warren 4/20/2010 12:19:40 PM

this is amazing!!!!! great work!!! #8554733

Rolando Rosito 4/24/2010 8:57:08 AM

This is beautiful Nick, fantastic image. #8566580

Lisa J. Boulden 4/28/2010 4:25:05 PM

Magnificent, Nick!
Fantactic exposure and motion in the waves! Great color, too.
Looks like a winner to me!
~♥~lisa #8576699

Liz Bullock 4/29/2010 8:14:46 AM

Excellent feel of motion, beautil! #8578206

Phyllis Burchett 5/12/2010 9:06:37 AM

Fantastic shot, love the silky waves! #8606830

Gail P. Sullivan 5/12/2010 1:16:17 PM

Amazing work as always, Nick...a joy to view!! #8607243

Julianne Bradford 5/12/2010 5:51:49 PM

A lot of joy in the viewing too Nick! This is marvelous work! #8607726

Dianna Murphy 5/14/2010 9:29:59 AM

Wow Nick I think this image will bring you a lot more Joy as its gotta be a winner. Magnificent! Love the movement, light, the story it tells. #8611461

Carla Metzler 5/24/2010 3:27:22 PM

So very beautiful! Congratulations, Nick! #8634241

Lester A. Garcia 5/24/2010 3:53:24 PM

Great finalist, Nick. Congrats! #8634524

Melissa Gurdus 5/24/2010 4:37:55 PM

Big congratulations on this stunning finalist!!! Simply beautiful!! #8634927

Rolando Rosito 5/24/2010 5:36:55 PM

wonderful finalist, congratulations Nick! #8635462

Shawn Jennings 5/24/2010 6:12:01 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Nick! #8635854

Ellen Hodges 5/24/2010 6:14:12 PM

Congrats on an outstanding finalist, Nick! Very best luck in the next round!!! #8635875

Phyllis Burchett 5/24/2010 6:53:44 PM

Congrats on this amazing finalist! #8636300

Fran J. Jagger 5/24/2010 7:37:24 PM

Absolutely Beautiful!! Congrats on your Finalist, Nick! :) #8636620

Carol L. Fowler 5/24/2010 8:55:58 PM

Awesome work- the fishermen add so much to the beautiful waterscape! Congrats on this awesome Finalist! #8637278

Bojan Bencic 5/25/2010 12:22:31 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Nick. #8638355

Nadia Paul 5/25/2010 3:23:34 AM

Congrats on your gorgeous finalist Nick! #8638706

Amy M. Wilson 5/25/2010 6:13:06 AM

Huge congratulations on your stunning Finalist, Nick!!! WTG #8639758

Jane Hirst 5/25/2010 6:57:39 AM

Wonderful scene with that swirling water and the morning light...great story with the fishermen. Congratulations. #8639977

Usman M. Bajwa 5/25/2010 9:01:50 AM

CONGRATULATIONS.

UB. #8640522

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 5/25/2010 4:12:49 PM

Beautiful scene! #8641888

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 5/25/2010 7:02:31 PM

So excellent Nick! Congratulations on your finalist!!! #8642474

Cindy Bendush 5/25/2010 10:31:49 PM

Big congrats on your spectacular winner Nick! #8642890

Bojan Bencic 5/25/2010 10:58:20 PM

Congratulations on your win, Nick. #8643040

Renee Doyle 5/25/2010 10:59:51 PM

Beautiful work as always Nick!!! Congratulations on going GOLD!! #8643057

Lynne Morris 5/25/2010 11:07:55 PM

Huge Congratulations on your beautiful win Nick. #8643089

Corinne M. Thompson 5/26/2010 12:19:42 AM

Outstanding, congrats on your win! #8643204

Usman M. Bajwa 5/26/2010 1:40:47 AM

Huge CONGRATZ. on your beautiful Theme Gold, Nick!

UB. #8643410

Guy D. Biechele 5/26/2010 4:07:51 AM

So dramatic! Congrats on your win Nick! #8643637

Amy M. Wilson 5/26/2010 4:53:51 AM

Big congratulations on your excellent Second Place win, Nick!!! #8643878

Lisa J. Boulden 5/26/2010 4:59:02 AM

An outstanding WINNER!
Should be hanging in a gallery.
Congratulations, Nick, on this, and on your mastery of the art!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #8643899

Shawn Jennings 5/26/2010 5:17:09 AM

Congratulations on your gold win, Nick! #8643968

Judy V. Kennamer 5/26/2010 5:36:52 AM

Congrats on your beautiful WINNER Nick!!! #8644074

Renata Gusciora 5/26/2010 5:50:49 AM

Congratulations on this awesome winner,Nick!!!:-) #8644158

Renata Gusciora 5/26/2010 6:10:12 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding Gold Award Nick. A very well deserving win for a very well deserving photo and great photographer.

Have a great day.

Brian #8644273

Linda D. Lester 5/26/2010 6:33:26 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding 2nd place win, Nick!!!!!!!!! #8644430

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/26/2010 8:57:23 AM

Congrats on this awesome Winner Nick!

jo ann c. #8645036

Rolando Rosito 5/26/2010 9:00:58 AM

Great winner Nick, congratulations!! #8645058

Ken Smith 5/26/2010 10:17:39 AM

Awesome work, Nick. Congrats to you!! #8645265

Randy D. Dinkins 5/26/2010 1:29:02 PM

Beautiful shot. Well deserved winner. Congratulations! #8645690

Karen Celella 5/26/2010 3:40:33 PM

Huge congratulations on your exceptional winner, Nick! #8645962

Claudia Kuhn 5/26/2010 5:06:57 PM

Wonderful winner Nick, congrats! #8646092

Sharon 5/26/2010 5:44:12 PM

WTG, Nick!! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved Second Place Win!!! #8646279

Carol L. Fowler 5/26/2010 7:52:51 PM

Congrats on the Win! #8646527

Jennifer L. Alder 5/26/2010 9:37:59 PM

Really an amazing winner. Congrats, Nick! #8646751

Datha Y. Thompson 5/27/2010 8:37:11 AM

Yes AMAZING!!! Everything you do is!!!
Congratulations to you Nick :) #8647656

Nadia Paul 5/27/2010 11:30:01 PM

Congrats on your stunning winner Nick! #8648668

Dominick M. Dimacale 5/28/2010 9:42:53 AM

Congratulations Nick on your Win!!!


Dominick #8649620

Craig W. Myers 5/28/2010 10:41:02 AM

Congratulations, Nick. #8649734

Gina Cormier 5/28/2010 2:09:50 PM

Hmmmmm....why am I not surprised!!! lol Huge Congrats Mr. Nick!!!! #8650016

Ian M. Hill 5/29/2010 8:03:39 PM

Congrats Nick,another beauty!! #8652192

Debra R. Harder 5/31/2010 5:34:12 PM

WOW, Nick...this is truly magnificent! Congratulations on your SUPERB GOLD WINNER! Deb #8655963

Dianna Murphy 6/4/2010 2:07:10 PM

So deserving,congratulations on your outstanding Winner!!!! #8665779

Liz Bullock 6/4/2010 11:36:12 PM

Beautiful and well deserved Winner! #8666551

Rod Partington 8/19/2010 5:03:07 PM

This is an amazing image Nick!
Congrats on the gold.(I personally think this should be first!) #8849262

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The Joy of Dawn....The Joy of Fishing...The Joy of Photography and The Joy of Life...

F/14, ISO 200, FL 10 mm, S/S 1sec Bulb Mode, Cable Release, Lee Filters

Uploaded on 4/6/2010 1:28:33 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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