Inspired by the Heavens

© Paul G Slate

Inspired by the Heavens

Uploaded: December 05, 2006 02:54:42


Canon 17-40mm F4
I find this scene to be inspiring!


Donald K. Cherry December 05, 2006

Yes, this is definately inspirational, Paul!! wonderfully seen and captured!! #567362

Paul G Slate December 05, 2006

Also inspired by Ansel Adams! #3667570

Paul E. Earl December 05, 2006

FANTASTIC!!! Perfect for the monthly theme! #3667573

Glenn E. Urquhart December 05, 2006

Stunning capture and compostion, Paul!!!
A very beautiful image for the monthly theme!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3667620

Carol Sawyer December 05, 2006

This is just beautiful, Paul!! perfect for the monthly theme!! #3667635

Colette M. Metcalf December 05, 2006

WOW!!! What a gorgeous capture, Paul! #3667652

Robert R. Goodman December 05, 2006

Paul this capture is inspiring,I only wish I could capture lighting like this.Beautiful!!!!! #3667692

William C. Raco level-classic December 05, 2006

Excellent capture of the streaming light
Very well taken, Paul

Bill #3667710

Joy L. Barber December 05, 2006

I love captures like this...after all what is photography if not for light? Ansel Adams inspired me too. #3667719

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 05, 2006

This is Outstanding Paul!! Great comp and use of light!! Jeff (Dallas had snow last week) #3667753

Gail Vitikacs level-classic December 05, 2006

WOW...this is terrific!!!! Super for the theme! #3667773

Nadine A. Lewis December 05, 2006

GORGEOUS, Paul!!! Love the capture, comp., and title!!! AWESOME entry into the MT! <>< #3667819

Donna W. Neal December 05, 2006

Really beautiful Paul #3667886

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe December 05, 2006

This may be inspiried by the heaves, but you really brought it all out. Kudo's, karen #3667899

Melissa A. Mannon December 05, 2006

absolutely beautiful! #3667900

Ray Thoms December 05, 2006

Great image Paul... #3667934

Alan L. Borror December 05, 2006

WINNER, Paul! Great entry for monthly theme. We should see this again! #3667989

Paula Dwyer December 05, 2006

Outstanding capture!!! I agree this is a winner!!! :) #3668159

Lynne Morris December 05, 2006

WOW Paul this is stunning, not easy to take but you have mastered it perfectly, hope we see it again! #3668166

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe December 05, 2006

Incredibly inspiring!

ccc #3668182

December 05, 2006

WOW!! This is beautiful. #3668486

eileen bedford December 05, 2006

AWESOME view of the Heavens and title. A winner from my POV... #3668554

Chastity Abbott December 05, 2006

Winner to me too!!!!!!!!
LOVE everything about it! :o) #3668685

Su Sana E. P level-classic December 05, 2006

Perfect title for this great image, Paul!! Absolutely a visual classic!! #3668706

Carla Metzler December 05, 2006

Great image! #3668839

Rakesh Syal level-classic December 05, 2006

Stunning capture! I agree this is a winner!! #3668876

Bambi L. Dingman December 05, 2006

What an amazing image, Paul! I can easily imagine this on the as a piece of artwork on the wall or in a gallery. Beautiful!! #3669160

Manuel Barrera December 05, 2006

Awesome image, Paul #3669171

Bridgette B December 05, 2006

Inspriational indeed! Wonderful image for the theme!! #3669191

Stephen Zacker December 05, 2006

Stunnning. Like your cropping #3669380

Cary Rogers December 05, 2006

Marvelous panoramic capture of a very spiritual moment, Paul! Very inspiring work! #3669431

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic December 05, 2006

Gorgeous iamge, Paul !!! Inspiration at it's best and perfect for this month's theme. #3669774

Paul G Slate December 05, 2006

thank you all for the kind words! #3669944

Steve M. Harrington December 05, 2006

Hey Paul, This is a terrific image. I find myself mentally adding my own colors.
Steve #3670075

Wendy S. Mogul December 05, 2006

Wow very heavenly indeed!! Beautiful job! #3670109

Debi Zylbermann December 05, 2006

Hi Paul, I keep getting BP emails on photos that I comment on - 3 times in the last few minutes you've been the next person to comment on the same pictures! I thought I had to go see who is following me around, and I'm glad I did. This is an absolutely AMAZING shot. Fantastic. #3670120

Olivia Navarro December 05, 2006

WOW, what an amazing shot! Gorgeous! #3670162

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic December 05, 2006

You have a winner here. awesome #3670235

Girish Vaghela level-classic December 05, 2006

Surely a winner, paul! #3670295

David Whitcher December 05, 2006

Paul, looking at galleries it seems that everyone has an image that is a turning point in their hobby or carrier (like Jane Summa's 9/11 shoes.). This one is that image for you!!!!! ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL!!!!!!! #3670714

Kaye Burazin December 05, 2006

WOW WOW WOW. As good as an Ansel Adams black and white. #3670740

December 05, 2006

This absolutely takes my breath away!! #3671078

Husain Akhtar December 06, 2006

Superb manifestation of the heavenly thoughts, Paul! Very dramatic presentation indeed! #3671741

Jimmy Bhogal December 06, 2006

nice work Paul !! seems like from some another world ! #3671752

Sharon King December 06, 2006

Awesome image Paul!! Terrific title too! #3672525

Ross Throndson December 06, 2006

Very Inspiring....Beautiful Capture of this Heavenly Light, Paul!! #3672797

Suzanne Plumpton December 06, 2006

Heavenly Beautiful! Congrats on such an amazing capture that holds so much inspiration! Suzanne #3673718

Melissa G. Meiselman December 06, 2006

This is definitely an inspirational scene and one of the best I have seen in this category. When I think of inspiration, sunlight coming as beams of light through the trees certainly comes to mind. Great job, Paul!!! #3673728

Tamara Sovilj December 06, 2006

Perfect image Paul, really wonderful light nature efect! Just wonderful! #3674438

David Pratt December 06, 2006

Well done Paul! Terific capture. #3675375

Datha Y. Thompson December 06, 2006

EXCELLENT!!! :0) #3675707

Sandra Freyler December 07, 2006

Outstanding caputre, Paul! Too beautiful... great shot! #3676665

Marijana Fajgl December 07, 2006

Paul, this IS inspiring! Amazing beauty1 #3678522

April Riggs December 07, 2006

This is surley a winner, just beautiful! #3679235

Steven W. Lepak December 07, 2006

Bravo, Bravo Paul. Outstanding capture. Keep up the great work. Best Regards, Steven #3679260

Kathy Reeves December 08, 2006

Fabulous image Paul!! #3680120

Z. Banu December 08, 2006

Awesome capture so beautiful rays of heaven well done.Paul perfect for monthly theme. #3680730

Raymond Pauly December 08, 2006

Beautiful and inspiring panoramic! Fabulous lighting! #3681738

JR Manuel December 09, 2006

Nothing but PHENOMENAL!!! Great, great capture Paul. I hope to one day capture this type of scene with my 400D. Impressive. #3683429

JR Manuel December 09, 2006

Nothing but PHENOMENAL!!! Great, great capture Paul. I hope to one day capture this type of scene with my 400D. Impressive. #3683430

Terri L. Scribner December 09, 2006

Wow! Beautiful capture, Paul! #3683539

Irene Suchocki December 10, 2006

Glorious rays of light. Well done! #3688641

Shelley Spillenaar December 12, 2006

Excellent work!! #3696672

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe December 13, 2006

Well Paul, there isn't alot more I can say that hasn't already been said about this
image. It is truly breathtaking and inspirational. You did a superb job on capturing the light. Just because someone sees something this beautiful, doesn't mean they can capture it. Ansel would be proud to call this his own. Very well done! #3700310

RC Fritz December 14, 2006

Beautiful scene. Terrific lighting, Paul! ":^D} #3701829

Derek D. Dafoe December 15, 2006

Beautifully captured Paul!! Great job with this !! #3704025

Dan E. December 18, 2006

Cool image #3715477

Shawn Jennings December 18, 2006

Great image Paul! #3715518

Steven M. Siwek December 19, 2006

great capture, love it #3719934

Diana L. Ralph December 20, 2006

This is VERY inspirational... sure hope you entered in the monthly theme this month! VERY well done! #3723475

paul parent level-deluxe December 30, 2006

Simply Stunning #3761205

Esther Smith January 01, 2007

Beautiful,Paul! A winner! #3769507

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe January 02, 2007

This is so very pretty, Paul, and awe inspiring, too!!
kk #3773420

January 03, 2007

WOW!! This is so beautiful Paul and I have to agree with Kathleen inspiring!! #3778229

Paula Dwyer January 06, 2007

OUTSTANDING!!! :) #3787138

paul parent level-deluxe January 19, 2007

Outstanding, I love this one,

Every time I am visiting your gallery,
I have to see this one.

Again, great work Paul.

Wendy Stevenson January 20, 2007

Absolutely gorgeous Paul! Not only the heavenly light but the tones and pano presentation are beautiful!! I sure hope we see this one again!! Superbly shot! #3842622

Paul G Slate January 20, 2007

Thank you all for the nice comments that you have left!!! #3843230

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 21, 2007

An incredibly inspirational image, Paul. You found a beautiful moment in time when you happened upon this! #3846970

Cherie Early January 22, 2007

Paul, I think I need a Thesaurus. I can't think of any other words to describe this photo that have not been used previously. You did a wonderful job. #3850426

Vladan D. Djordjevic January 22, 2007

Fantastic lighting and composition! #3850444

Paul E. Earl January 24, 2007

A big CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist! Good luck in the next round! #3861514

Glenn E. Urquhart January 24, 2007

A BIG Congratulations on your finalist award, Paul!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #3861544

Siete Meeter January 24, 2007

Congratulate with your beautiful picture, and on your finalist award. #3861840

Colette M. Metcalf January 24, 2007

Congratulations!! #3862084

Raymond Pauly January 24, 2007

This is among the most beautiful pictures I have ever seen!! Big congratulations, Paul! You have a winner here! #3862155

Paul G Slate January 24, 2007

Thank you all!!! #3862160

Diana L. Ralph January 24, 2007

Congratulations, Paul! This is truly a winner! #3862487

Sharon King January 24, 2007

Awesome Finalist! #3862511

David Pratt January 24, 2007

Congratulations Paul! Great job! #3862714

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe January 24, 2007

Congrats, Paul, on your finalist. #3862805

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 24, 2007

Beautiful Paul! Congratulations! #3863013

Su Sana E. P level-classic January 24, 2007

Congratulations, Paul!! #3864315

paul parent level-deluxe January 24, 2007


This is a winner. #3864389

Jessica Jenney January 25, 2007

Congratulations, Paul! I agree! A winner! #3866911

Paula Dwyer January 25, 2007

I also say this is a winner!!!!
Congratulations Paul!!!! :) #3867116

Shawn Jennings January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist Paul! #3867169

Paul G Slate January 25, 2007

Thank you all again so much for the kind words!!!! #3867192

Vladan D. Djordjevic January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #3867273

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3868347

John V. Roscich level-deluxe January 25, 2007

JOHN #3870043

January 25, 2007

It is #3870547

January 25, 2007

Awesome quality of light #3871213

Peter K. Burian January 25, 2007

Absolutely, positively incredible, Paul. WOW!

Peter #3871804

Revonda L. Gentry January 25, 2007

Congratulations on this spectacular winner!! #3871843

Su Sana E. P level-classic January 25, 2007

Congratulations again, Paul!! Double Winner!! Wow!! #3871933

Raymond Pauly January 25, 2007

Congratulations! #3872226

John V. Roscich level-deluxe January 25, 2007


Vladan D. Djordjevic January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your Winner!!! #3872244

David Pratt January 25, 2007

WoW ! Paul Congratulations on winner #2! Super work! #3872505

Datha Y. Thompson January 25, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS Again Paul on another Amazing WINNER :0) #3872678

Cary Rogers January 25, 2007

Congratulations, Paul! A very inspiring moment and a magnificent capture! #3872807

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3872834

Robert K. Bemus level-classic January 25, 2007

Congratulations, Paul!! #3873115

Darryl Wilkinson January 25, 2007

Outstanding work, Paul! Congratulations! #3873224

Paul E. Earl January 26, 2007

A terrific month, Paul! Well done! #3873452

Les Rhoades level-classic January 26, 2007

Congratulations on your December second place WINNER! #3873526

RC Fritz January 26, 2007

Congratulation, Paul! Beautiful WINNER!!! #3873552

Alan L. Borror January 26, 2007

congratulations on this awesome winner, Paul! #3873601

Donald K. Cherry January 26, 2007

Paul, Congratulations of this fantastic winning image! The comp and lighting are spectacular!! #3873942

Colette M. Metcalf January 26, 2007

Congratulations, Paul!! #3873975

Joy L. Barber January 26, 2007

Congratulations --- I love sunbeams/sunrays also - they given me a sense of peace and well-being. Beautiful job - good eye - sunbeams unlike sunsets and sunrises don't happen every day!! #3874155

Glenn E. Urquhart January 26, 2007

Congratulations on Your Excellent WIN, Paul!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3874166

Wally Orlowsky January 26, 2007

Congratulations on this "inspired" winner, Paul! #3874375

Holly Shao January 26, 2007

Congratulations, Paul, on this Wonderful Win!!

Holly #3874513

Alexis Yobbagy January 26, 2007

Congratulations Paul on such a well deserved win!!! :-) #3874777

Paula Dwyer January 26, 2007

Congratulations on your awesome winner Paul!!!! :) #3874904

Janine Russell level-deluxe January 26, 2007

Paul, great tones and lighting; congratulations on your Second Place Win. #3875433

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 26, 2007

A big congratulations on your Second place win!! The lighting is superb, such an inspirational image!! #3875699

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 26, 2007

Congrats on this gorgeous second place winner!!! #3876153

Evy Johansen level-classic January 26, 2007

So beautiful!! Big congratulations on your most deserving win, Paul! #3876986

Lynne Morris January 27, 2007

Oh thought we would see this one again Paul and delighted its here with the winners. Awesome capture and many congratulations on a well deserved win. #3877528

Girish Vaghela level-classic January 27, 2007

Outstanding caputre, Paul! #3878069

Joy Rector January 27, 2007

congrats on this awsome win #3878131

Joy Rector January 27, 2007

congrats on this awsome win #3878133

Gail Vitikacs level-classic January 27, 2007

No question this is a winner! CONGRATULATIONS! #3878477

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe January 27, 2007

Inspiring photo. Thanks for sharing. #3879291

Rakesh Syal level-classic January 27, 2007

Congratulations on your second place winner, Paul!!


Cassie L. Woodlee January 28, 2007

Congratulations Paul!!!! #3882140

Pat Gamwell January 28, 2007

Breathtaking, powerful, dramatic, inspiring, magnificent, etc! the way...did I say how much I LOVE this shot? lol:) HUGH CONGRATS..well deserved!!! #3883874

Roger Fry January 30, 2007

Fabulous !

Roger #3893628

Milan Banik January 31, 2007

inspire me too...........excellent shot ,deserve win. #3894288

C A July 07, 2007

Congratulations. Beautiful shot! An example for a lot of people of how it should be. BW Corne #4482967

Paul G Slate July 09, 2007

thank you all for the kind words! #4490253

Yulianto Soeroso July 10, 2007

wow only say wow #4491243

Niky Sama July 10, 2007

i see all your pics are winners but this is my fav. Thanks for the comment by the way #4494343

Nadine A. Lewis July 11, 2007

Breath-taking image, Paul!!! And, a BIG CONGRATS!!! <>< #4497430

Arnie Horwitz level-deluxe July 11, 2007

Great composition and incredible lighting, Paul! #4498789

Steven E. Ray July 12, 2007

This photo is really awesome! Almost spiritual. #4501324

Cheryl Meisel July 14, 2007

As I sit here looking at your winning capture I only have one word to say.
Cherylm #4507790

Tom Andersen July 15, 2007

Really superb lighting in this scene, Paul! Excellent capture! #4511002

Melissa McCabe July 15, 2007

Belated congratulations! This is amazing! I love it! #4511756

Lisa R. Buffington level-deluxe July 17, 2007

Congrats! This absolutely stunning. Love it, great work. #4518534

Jean E. Hildebrant July 18, 2007

Absolutely gorgeous! In a word....devine! #4524651

Lorri Shane July 19, 2007

Congrats on your win. A beautiful, timeless image. I'd frame it! #4529004

Holly Hitchcock July 21, 2007

Paul: as usual you raise the art to a new level. BEAUTIFUL in every way. #4537457

Rose Bailey October 29, 2007

Awesome! Well done and congratulations! This is my kind of image! #4998367

Cheryl E. Molennor February 28, 2008

Just amazing!! Congratulations! #5568259

Lori Carlson March 03, 2008

WOW! Big congrats to you, Gary! :0) #5588082

Paul G Slate March 03, 2008

Thank you all! #5588105

paul parent level-deluxe March 26, 2008

Superb shot ! #5699703

March 27, 2008

amazing job dad! #5707268

Candice L. Carter July 26, 2008

Inspiring indeed! Breathtaking! Exquisite! #6233199

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