Moonset, Wilkerson Pass

© Tom Schmitt

Moonset, Wilkerson Pass

Uploaded: August 08, 2005


Nikon N65, 70-300mm ED zoom lens, Velvia, f/22, 1 second, tripod-mounted. Two images were stitched for the panorama. Levels, curves, and saturation adjusted in Photoshop.


Harjono Djoyobisono August 08, 2005

Nice pano Tom. Love the mood of this shot. Well captured & presented. #291309

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 09, 2005

Beautiful image Tom, great work with this! Jeff #1695577

Sachin M. Jadhav August 09, 2005

wonderful image! tom,this is winning image. well done! #1699277

Susana Ms Heide August 15, 2005

Let me be the first to congratulate you on this wonderful POTD!! You've captured the range of colors beautifully!! A well deserved recognition! #1717627

Susie Peek-Swint August 15, 2005

Beautiful image ~ congrats on POTD! #1717634

Leanne M.E. Boyd August 15, 2005

Oh my, this is gorgeous!!!!! Congratulations on your POTD! #1717744

Donna R. Moratelli August 15, 2005

Aah... Velivia. a beautiful film and a beautiful image made with it.. Great job and congrats on POTD,Tom.. #1717799

Kerby Pfrangle August 15, 2005


Congratulations on your POTD.

Job well done.

Beautiful to view.

Kerby #1717828

Judy S. Fung August 15, 2005

Congrats on your POTD, Tom! #1717864

Donna Dunbar August 15, 2005

This is beautiful I love the color, congrats on POTD it's well deserved. #1717895

Donna W. Neal August 15, 2005

Wow, beautiful Tom! Congratulations on the POTD #1717924

Donna W. Neal August 15, 2005

Wow, beautiful Tom! Congratulations on the POTD #1717926

Joy Rector August 15, 2005

congrats on this beautiful POTD #1717960

Theresa M. VanderStaay August 15, 2005

Awesome panoramic, great color. Congrats on POTD Tom. #1717963

ronda chatelle level-classic August 15, 2005

Love the colors. Beautiful work! Congratulations Tom. #1717971

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict August 15, 2005

Wow, congratulations on your POTD for this stunning panorama, Tom!
-Debby #1718030

Wendy Stevenson August 15, 2005

Absolutely beautiful Tom. Congrats on your POTD!! #1718139

Dan Walters August 15, 2005

Great image and beautiful colors! #1718420

Elisabeth A. Gay August 15, 2005

This is fabulous Tom, congratulations!
Ann #1718460

Jim D. Keever August 15, 2005

Whether this is how your eye saw the scene, or your camera,technique, and digital magic produced your image the way it is, it turned out great!! #1718469

Laura Clay-Ballard August 15, 2005

fabulous work! congrats on potd! #1718470

Bob Duncan August 15, 2005

Congrats on a very cool capture.
I love the colors on this one Tom. #1718525

Candy D. Dennis August 15, 2005

Gorgeous shot Tom. I love the colors you get with Velvia with long exposures. Looks like a winner to me! #1718564

Virginia L. Allison August 15, 2005

Beyond beautiful...what a great shot. Congrats too. #1719007

Mary N C. Taitt August 15, 2005

oooh, now THAT'S ultra snazzy and gorgeous, a WELL-DESERVED POTD and probably a winner!!!!! Good work!!!! Mary #1719093

Rosemary Buffoni August 15, 2005

Congrats on POTD - this is so awesome-the exposure could not be better. Gorgeous, gorgeous!!!!
Ro #1719122

Olivia Navarro August 15, 2005

Wow, Tom, what a beautiful shot of the pass!!! I have a shot of it too but it's not even CLOSE to what you have captured here! Congrats on your POTD!!! It will surely be back again! #1719127

Robert N. Valine August 15, 2005

I'm not usually a big fan of panoramic photos.But,this is awesome.Nice job.Congrats on the POTD! #1719130

August 15, 2005

Wow...where is Wilkerson Pass? What an absolutely awesome, romantic spot and you've captured the timeless magic and mystery of it forever!

Thanks for an inspiring photo.

Winnie #1719142

Michelle R. Kovach August 15, 2005

Wonderful image Tom! Congrats on your POTD! #1719226

Robert L. Andersen August 15, 2005

Gorgeous Image !! Congrats ! #1719244

Tom Schmitt August 15, 2005

Thank you all for taking the time to comment on my photo! Wilkerson Pass is west of Colorado Springs on highway 24. It's the road I take when I go over to the Buffalo Peaks area or to Fairplay, from Colorado Springs. The heavy haze that dawn lowered the moon's exposure value enough to hold its detail. #1719304

Cherif Keramane August 15, 2005

Simply awesome, #1719532

August 15, 2005

Cool pic... congr on the pic of the day.. smile.. beautiful pic

Roger Bernabo August 15, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD

Tina Edwards August 15, 2005

Oh Tom! That is absolutely gorgeous. I love the blue. You did a great job. Congratulations,

Tina #1719662

Kathleen R. Struckle August 15, 2005

Very stunning image. Congrats on POTD!! #1719796

Siete Meeter August 15, 2005

Wow, beautiful Tom! Congratulations on the POTD #1719932

Anita Taylor August 15, 2005

Gorgeous, Tom! Love the beautiful moody colors and the silhouettes and the hills in the distance. #1720113

Jenny Bosmans August 15, 2005

Awesome image, Tom! Congratulations on POTD!! Well deserved! #1720150

August 15, 2005

Absolutly awesome, Tom! Great shot, most definately a well deserved POTD! Linda #1720719

Charley Andrisano August 15, 2005

Just a wonderful shot Tom. The color and composition is excellent.
Charley Andrisano. #1720838

Doug Taylor August 15, 2005

Just A Phenominal shot!!!! #1721134

C, William Dunsay August 15, 2005

Really just spectacular. #1721274

August 15, 2005

I agree that this is an great shot. The clutter on the right hand side drew my eye immediately. Looks like buildings or something. I would clone them out to really make it an outstanding shot. #1721325

Tom Schmitt August 15, 2005

Hi John, thanks for your comments. I decided to leave the tiny buildings in for scale. But now that you have brought it up, what I could do is darken them so they blend in better! I'll try it on the next set of prints. #1721407

Scott Pedersen August 15, 2005

This is great, good work #1721480

Scott Pedersen August 15, 2005

This is great, good work #1721481

August 15, 2005

wonderful image! tom #1721536

Christine I. Doumbia August 16, 2005

Tom, this is stunning! Beautiful color and composition. The moon really adds to this dramatic scene. Congratulations on your well deserved POTD! #1724587

Ed Heaton August 16, 2005

Great job Tom & Congrats on POTD! #1724966

Luhut Napitupulu August 18, 2005

Wow...very beautiful landscape, Tom! The moon adds more value to the picture...

Congrats on POTD! #1731444

Jamil Saliba August 18, 2005

Great and very beautiful landscape, congratulations #1732225

August 19, 2005

very beautiful! congrats !!! #1736779

Claudette Foote September 02, 2005

Gorgeous Image !! Congrats !


Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 08, 2005

This is so very beautiful!!!! A truly excellent landscape!!! Congrats!! #1815257

KHAWLA Haddad September 24, 2005

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!!! #1874943

Michael Robichaud September 24, 2005

Beautiful colors and soothing! Great photo! Congrats on being a finalist! #1878161

Serena Pierce level-deluxe September 25, 2005

Beautiful image! Congratulations!! #1883964

James Reininger September 26, 2005

I love the blues and purples. #1886256

John R. Sanchez September 15, 2007

Awesome photo Tom!

Congratulations! #4794066

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