When the Earth Stopped

© Nick Lagos

When the Earth Stopped

Uploaded: August 08, 2010


Because of bad fog I didn't get to the location till after sunrise... standing in two foot of mud I tried to salvage the situation... I ended up using 15 stops of filter... a B&W 10 stop, a Lee Grad 3 and had to use a 2 stop Tobbaco Grad...It's a single exposure ...the image was too hot so I reduced the temperature in Lightroom which gave this tint... no other fancy software... (re-subbed due to bad softness)

Exif: F Number: 13, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D


Michelle Alton August 08, 2010

Absolutely beautiful scene!

Thanks for all your help with blown-out skies! So appreciated. #1295971

Nick Lagos August 08, 2010

Just re subbed this due to "softness"...
No worries Michelle..my pleasure. I'm now shooting into the sun and moon and really struggling with that #8812929

Gail Sullivan level-classic August 08, 2010

So beautiful and haunting, Nick...love the title also! #8813525

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 09, 2010

Beautiful capture and love the effort that went behind it! This looks much sharper than the earlier one, Nick.

UB. #8814927

Gina Cormier level-classic August 11, 2010

Well I love the tones in this one!!! It creates a great mood and imagination! How are you friend? #8820706

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 11, 2010

Love, love, love it Nick! Wonderfully presented.

jo ann c. #8820894

Merna L. Nobile September 15, 2010

Congratulations on your Finalist Award! Merna #8906137

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 15, 2010

HUGE CONGRATZ on this fabulous Finalist and good luck in the next round, Nick.

UB. #8906213

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe September 16, 2010

Great shot, comp and presentation. Congratulations. #8907622

Gina Cormier level-classic September 16, 2010

Congrats Mr. Nick!!!!! How the heck are you??? #8908311

Terry Cervi level-classic September 16, 2010

It's a beauty my friend! Congrats on your Finalist! #8910049

Phyllis H. Burchett September 16, 2010

Congrats on this fantastic finalist! #8911499

Kristi A. Howson September 18, 2010

A stunning photograph and I love the way you have handled the "hot" exposure. Excellent use of Lightroom's tools
BTW. As you know I think you do stunning photography work matey. Congratulations Nick! #8916681

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 19, 2010

I knew ths should be a winner Nick!@@

Congratulations, great job..

jo ann c. #8917933

Mick Burkey September 25, 2010

Fantastic light and tones, Nick. Great job, as always! #8929088

Terry Cervi level-classic November 15, 2010

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist, matey! #9036752

Melissa G. Meiselman November 15, 2010

Congratulations on this exquisite finalist, Nick!! I love the mood, here!! #9036766

Merna L. Nobile November 15, 2010

I would personally like to congratulate you on your winning photograph for October, 2010 and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Merna Nobile #9037104

Phyllis H. Burchett November 15, 2010

Congrats on this stunning finalist! #9039827

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 16, 2010

A super artist at work Nick, congratulations on your finalist! #9041914

Kristi A. Howson November 16, 2010

Congratulations matey on this amazing Finalist. Especially amazing in the effort it takes to get to this incredible place and shoot it. Best of luck in the next round. #9041933

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe July 28, 2011

Congratulations Nick for winning silver for this image. Good luck in the finals. #9561829

Merna L. Nobile July 28, 2011

Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile #9562120

Gina Cormier level-classic July 29, 2011

Congrats Nick!!! Where ya been???? #9564039

Phyllis H. Burchett July 29, 2011

So worth the effort, stunning...congrats. #9564115

Bill Johnson July 29, 2011

Nick, Big congrats on your winner!! #9565582

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your win, Nick. #9565647

Michelle Alton July 29, 2011

Magnificent work. Congratulations on your well-deserved winner Nick. #9565772

Maria Morrow July 29, 2011

Excellent work Nick, Congratulations! #9566076

Phyllis H. Burchett July 29, 2011

Congrats on this stunning winner! #9566291

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 29, 2011

Fantastic results; very evocative. Congratulations! #9566487

Gina Cormier level-classic July 29, 2011

I am SO shocked that YOU won!! LOL Not!!!
Congrats friend!!!! #9566993

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 29, 2011

Fantastic Nick...worth your efforts, congratulations!

jo ann c. #9567094

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful WINNER Nick! #9567106

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 29, 2011

Outtstanding as all your work is! Congratulations! #9567159

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe July 29, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Nick. Beautiful as always! #9567407

Renata Gusciora July 29, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful winner,Nick!!!:-) #9567777

Kristi A. Howson July 29, 2011

Super image with incredible mood matey. Love this. Congratulations on your win!!! #9567959

Gail Sullivan level-classic July 30, 2011

No surprise to see this beauty win...congrats, Nick! #9568577

Lydia Williams level-deluxe July 30, 2011

Wow, glad you resubmitted! Well done! Congratulations, Nick! #9569118

Cathy Barrows July 30, 2011

Congrats on your winner...beautiful #9569214

Mitch Spence level-classic July 30, 2011

Great work, Nick. Congratulations to you on your winner. #9569348

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict July 31, 2011

Congratulations Nick on your Win!!!!

Dominick #9571642

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 01, 2011

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S.......on this terrific Winner!!!!

UB. #9573077

David M. Montero August 01, 2011

Congratulations on your outstanding win Nick! #9574930

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic August 03, 2011

So expertly done, Nick. Huge congrats. Just beautiful work. #9579360

Mick Burkey August 04, 2011

Beautiful work, Nick. Well deserved win. Congrats! #9582202

Carolyn McIntosh August 10, 2011

So nice to see your artistry recognized . . congratulations on this amazing and surreal photo and the gold medal. #9595901

Kathryn Wesserling August 10, 2011

Are you getting any sleep at all lately???!!! My word, but you are on a roll! This is exquisite, Nick - like everything else you've been creating. #9596162

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