Castle Rock

© Connie J. Bagot

Castle Rock

Uploaded: June 29, 2006


f8, 1/100th, 24-105mm lens @105mm

To separate the rock formation and road visually from the background, I blurred the background.


Tamara K. Walker level-classic June 29, 2006

Great composition. #474594

Sharon Day level-classic June 29, 2006

Cool image, Connie!!! Are these the rocks in Kansas just south of Oakley also known as Monument Rocks? Really neat perspective! #2967928

Joy Rector June 30, 2006

wow, I love it #2968779

Connie J. Bagot June 30, 2006

Thanks Tamara, Sharon, and Joy. Castle Rock is about 30 miles east of Monument Rocks Sharon. #2969559

Sharon Day level-classic June 30, 2006

Thanks, Connie! I really love this perspective! #2969576

Ross Throndson June 30, 2006

Very interesting rock formation, Connie. Great composition & Effects - has a Surreal Quality to it! Great Job!! :^) #2969991

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic June 30, 2006

Really great composition and effect. #2971249

Connie J. Bagot June 30, 2006

Thank you Ross and Kirsten. #2971855

Katherine Kuhn June 30, 2006

Amazing formation & road in the middle of all that flatness!! Very effective POV (where the heck WERE you to be so much higher?) & also choice of background effects. #2972734

Connie J. Bagot July 01, 2006

Thanks Kathy! #2975481

Jenny Bosmans July 06, 2006

Fantastic sight, image and work, Connie! :) #2991246

Daniella Puente July 12, 2006

Connie This image is fantastic, the perspective is so good, and you did good bluring the BG so you can appreciate the rocks formation as you said.
Thanks for visiting my photos also :0) #3018220

Ross Throndson July 25, 2006


Jenny Bosmans July 25, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Connie! :) #3074651

Piotr M. Organa July 25, 2006

Love the composition. Congrats!!! #3076145

Lorri Shane July 25, 2006

Wow--what a great image. Congratulations! #3076902

Connie J. Bagot July 25, 2006

Thanks Jenny, Daniella, Ross, Jenny, Piotr, and Lorri. #3077558

Erica Murphy level-deluxe July 25, 2006


Erica #3078230

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3079215

Ramona Rogers July 25, 2006

Ok, I'll say it. This reminds me of.....................................conception! Very cool image. Congrats! #3080493

Connie J. Bagot July 25, 2006

Thanks Erica, Kay, and Ramona, that had not crossed my mind but I see your point. #3080516

Tamara K. Walker level-classic July 25, 2006


Graham D. Sher July 25, 2006

wonderful shot connie and well deserved finalist #3081476

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 26, 2006

Very cool, congratulations! #3081911

Connie J. Bagot July 26, 2006

Thanks Tamara, Graham, and Donna. #3084322

Lavone Vannoy July 26, 2006

Congratulations on your "finalist"!!! :) #3087503

Inge Johnsson July 26, 2006

Very cool and unusual landscape image. Great treatment in terms of enhancing contrast and colors to make the subject stand out. Was this shot from an airplane/helicopter? #3087533

Gregg Johnstun July 27, 2006

I really like what you've done. Congrats, and best of luck in the next round. #3091282

Connie J. Bagot July 27, 2006

Thanks Lavone, Inge, and Gregg. #3091462

Ross Throndson July 27, 2006

YeeeeeeHaaaaw!! Very Well Deserved WIN, Connie...CONGRATULATIONS!!! :^) #3092494

Cora Miller level-classic July 28, 2006

Smart use of effects to enhance this simple and effective composition. Congratulations on your win, Connie. #3092630

Gregg Johnstun July 28, 2006

Connie, I'm so happy that you won. This is an image that you should be proud of. This was in my top five favorites, which I couldn't choose between. Congratulations. #3092671

Jenny Bosmans July 28, 2006

Big congratulations on this fantastic winner, Connie! :) #3093224

Mary Timman July 28, 2006

Awesome image. Congratulations on your great winner! #3093762

Daniel G. Flocke July 28, 2006

Connie - Congratulations on your 2nd Place Winner!!!

~Daniel #3093767

Connie J. Bagot July 28, 2006

Thank you so much Ross, Cora, Gregg, Jenny, Mary, and Daniel. #3094614

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 28, 2006

Outstading composition and capture Connie; congrats on your winning image! Jeff #3095042

Mick Burkey July 28, 2006

Beautiful image, Connie! Composition and post work are outstanding!! Congratulations on your 2nd Place. #3095257

Gail Sullivan July 28, 2006

Connie...big congrats on this wonderful image! #3095893

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 28, 2006

Wonderful image Connie, congrats on your win! #3095911

Nobu Nagase July 28, 2006

Congrats on your superb win, Connie!!! #3096486

William C. Raco level-classic July 28, 2006

Excellent composition, color and scene
Congratulations on the win, Connie!

Bill #3096578

Sharon Day level-classic July 30, 2006

I was happy to see this one win, Connie! Congratulations!!! #3103437

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 30, 2006

Connie, congratulations on your Second Place win. #3103495

Katherine Kuhn July 31, 2006

Congratulations on your well-deserved 2nd place, Connie! I knew this picture would turn up as a winner! #3108092

Connie J. Bagot August 02, 2006

Many many thanks for all the kind comments. #3116110

Connie J. Bagot August 09, 2006

Thanks Scott. #3144847

Michelle J. Harvey August 10, 2006

WOWZERS!! Congrats Connie, this is an incredible capture! I love the POV and comp :) #3148706

Connie J. Bagot August 11, 2006

Thanks Michelle! #3151950

Andrew I. Boyd September 06, 2006

GREAT SHOT!!!Congrats,Connie:-) #3276430

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