Great South Bay Sunrise Reflection

© Karen Celella

Great South Bay Sunrise Reflection

Janet McNeil level-classic February 13, 2011

Karen, this is gorgeous!! Lovely light and color!! #1352796

Anita Hogue February 13, 2011

A glorious scene, Karen! Congratulations on your super winners! I've been staying my 88 year old mom with no internet for a while. #9237322

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 13, 2011

Beautiful scene and capture, Karen. Fantastic reflection. #9237329

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 13, 2011

Wonderful pov, morning color and capture! Jeff #9237481

Ron McEwan February 13, 2011

The bad thing is--it seems the best shots are in a hazardous location. Glad you got this beauty and sharing it with us WTG #9237521

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 13, 2011

Beautiful colors, light and clarity on this nicely composed scene, Karen. Well done. #9237539

Leslie McLain level-deluxe February 13, 2011

Beautiful capture, colors, and reflection, Karen. #9237639

Carol Eade level-addict February 13, 2011

Absolutely beautiful, Karen! #9237688

Debra R. Harder February 13, 2011

This is a glorious sunrise, Karen!! Love the colors, details, comp and reflections. STUNNING!! Deb #9237922

Salwa Afef February 13, 2011

Stunning dramatic light . #9238235

Linda A. Braddock level-classic February 13, 2011

Karen, Gorgeous!! The light, colors, and reflection are perfect! Hard to get, but well worth it, looks like a winner to me. #9238338

Robert R. Goodman level-addict February 13, 2011

WOW!!!That is a beautiful sunrise.Great capture,Karen!!! #9238509

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe February 13, 2011

Wonderful result, Karen! And a great adventure! #9238560

Terry Cervi level-classic February 13, 2011

I can see it was worth it, Karen! This is a stunning sunrise shot! #9238969

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe February 14, 2011

Super gorgeous pov and light, Karen! Wow story, too! #9239674

Carolyn Morgan February 14, 2011

I love the way the light touches the trees and is continued in the reflection - I am impressed! #9240929

Karen Celella level-deluxe February 16, 2011

Thank you all so very much for making the risky attempt worth the effort. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated! #9244388

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic February 18, 2011

A winner Karen. Gorgeous work.
JP #9247631

Danny B. Head level-deluxe March 20, 2011

Beautiful! Congrats, Karen! #9301807

Carolyn Morgan March 20, 2011

More congratulations from this part of the world. #9302101

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic March 20, 2011

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9302202

Maria Coulson March 20, 2011

Very peaceful and beautiful Karen. Congratulations! #9302629

Patti Coblentz March 20, 2011

Gorgeous, Karen...congratulations! #9302652

Kim Andelkovic March 20, 2011

Awesome finalist Karen.....congrats :-) #9302992

Terry Cervi level-classic March 20, 2011

Congrats on your stunning Finalist, Karen! #9303052

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 21, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist, Karen! #9303582

Renee Doyle level-classic March 21, 2011

So worth it!! Gorgeous capture!! Congratulations Karen! #9303654

Janet McNeil level-classic March 21, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!!! Good luck in the next round!! #9303941

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 21, 2011

Congrats on a fabulous finalist, Karen!! Very best luck in the next round!!! #9303944

Courtenay Vanderbilt March 21, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS, Karen! #9304316

Carol Eade level-addict March 21, 2011

Beautiful finalist, Karen, congratulations! #9304432

Debra R. Harder March 21, 2011

This is a beautiful sunrise, Karen! Huge congratulations on your magnificent finalist! Deb #9305318

Christine Czernin level-classic March 21, 2011

Fantastic capture, Karen.
Sometimes it is really worth to suffer. LOL.
Congrats on your finalist and good luck. #9305458

Deborah Jahier March 21, 2011

Congratulations Karen! Beautiful capture!! #9305825

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe March 21, 2011

Fantastic finalist, Karen! Congratulations! #9306079

Robert R. Goodman level-addict March 21, 2011

A big congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Karen!!!! #9306291

Gerri R. Jones March 21, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Karen...a real treat!!!! #9306501

Carol L. Fowler March 21, 2011

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist #9306532

Freddy Bland March 21, 2011

Magnificent and glorious, Karen! Huge congratulations to you!! #9306583

Phyllis H. Burchett March 21, 2011

Congrats on this stunning finalist Karen! #9306661

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 21, 2011

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Karen. #9306696

Merna L. Nobile March 21, 2011

Yes, you heard right! Congratulations you are a winner! Merna #9306790

Ulysses A. Villamin March 21, 2011

Well deserved FINALIST!!! GL on the next round. #9306916

Angie M. Davis March 21, 2011

Congratulations!! This is stunning, Karen! #9306978

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 21, 2011

Stunning is the adjective, all right. The composition, color, light and clarity are all excellent, Karen. We will see this again. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round. #9307206

Rona L. Schwarz March 21, 2011

Stunning, Spectacular, Fantastic - they all apply, Karen! This is truly gorgeous! Beautifully composed with marvelous light, color, detail and clarity. It was certainly worth the effort! CONGRATULATIONS on this superb FINALIST and Good luck in the next round! #9307420

Nadia Paul March 21, 2011

Simply stunning Karen - congrats on your finalist! #9307537

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic March 22, 2011

Congrats Karen on this beautiful Finalist. Best of luck to you in the next round. #9308022

Leslie McLain level-deluxe March 22, 2011

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Karen. #9308115

Patricia Seidler March 22, 2011

Congratulaltions Karen. I know exactly where you took this. It was treacherous but worth it! Good luck in the next round. #9308390

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 22, 2011

A stunning scene, Karen!
Beautifully captured.
Copngratulations on your finalist.
~♥~Lisa #9309291

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic March 22, 2011

Worth the shimmy and not getting hit by cars! It's a beautiful scene, Karen. Good Luck. #9310321

Mitch Spence level-classic March 24, 2011

Belated but big congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Karen. #9314557

John Connolly March 24, 2011

A brilliant scene and capture Karen! Caonratulations on your finalist award!
Sorry about the delay answering your comment, but I have big computer problems here at the moment! #9315097

David M. Montero March 24, 2011

Perseverence pays off doesn't it. Congratulations on your Finalist selection Karen!!! #9315259

Sharon Sawyer March 28, 2011

Whoooooooo Hoooooooo!!! WTG, Karen! HUGE congrats on your outstanding and well deserved finalist! #9323096

John Rivera level-deluxe March 30, 2011

Outstanding capture and Finalist! #9325440

Karen Celella level-deluxe March 30, 2011

Thank you all so very much for your kind support. YOU make it worth the effort. #9326258

Randall J. Scholten April 11, 2011

A work of art! Exceptional image! #9345568

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Description

It is VERY rare to see the water in the Bay so calm that there could be a reflection. There is no room to walk or stand on the Captree Bridge, so after driving across, I had to pull over on the snow and carefully shimmy along the rail to avoid the cars. Luckily at this time of the morning traffic is light. After a few shots my fingers were freezing (16 degrees) and a break in the traffic allowed me to run on the road back to the Jeep. It was worth it!

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on February 13, 2011

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