wild colors

© Susana Matos

wild colors

Uploaded: May 22, 2004


A little piece of land with these amazing colors, a place to see the day slowly end...


Ralf Lukovic May 22, 2004

... and enjoy! Nice Photo Susana! #130503

Ganeshwar Prasad May 22, 2004

Spectacular colors and a good composition.

Well captured Susana!!! #554903

Susana Matos May 22, 2004

Thank you Ralf, by the way, I saw your gallery, nice photos in there! Is your 15mm the sigma lens 15mm, or the 15-30mm or is it canon? I would love to exchange some informations.
Thank you Ganeshwar, nice to meet you in Darren´s photo!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #554923

June Marie Sobrito May 22, 2004

Beautiful! #554924

Murry Grigsby May 22, 2004

The light and colors are amazing Su! What a wonderful spot to stop and reflect!! #554969

Susana Matos May 22, 2004

Thank you June!
Murry, how nice! I was just thinking of you some minutes ago and thinking how much I missed your presence and words! How nice to read you then!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #554980

Carol Engstrom level-addict May 22, 2004

Beautiful shot, Susana! #554994

Dominique Declerck May 22, 2004

ça en A3 ... c'est un vrai vertige!!! #554998

Donna J. Taff May 22, 2004

Beautiful!!! #555007

Susana Matos May 22, 2004

Thank you Carol! Your words are very much appreciated by this side of the Atlantic Ocean!
Cheers from Portugal, Su

Dominique, aaahhh, Merci!!!!!!! Je n´ai pas encore essayée A3 prints, peut-être vais-je essayer un de ces jours car j´ai demandé une place ici à Ponte de Lima pour faire une exposition. Ce seront des photos en A4 et peut-être quelques une en A3. J´attends une réponse du Président de la Maîrie (je n´ai pas un diccionnaire ici, mais je pense que c´est la Mairie ce dont je parle)
Le bonjour de Ponte de Lima pour vous et Silke, Su #555010

Susana Matos May 22, 2004

Thank you Donna, we had a cyber-meeting in space!!!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #555011

Diane Addonizio level-classic May 22, 2004

Fantastic!! #555012

Susana Matos May 22, 2004

Thank you Diane, I appreciate indeed!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #555014

Deborah Sandidge May 22, 2004

Beautiful image Susana, I had to bring my husband over to the monitor to see this too! #555125

Donna W. Neal May 22, 2004

Outstanding colors Su. Beautiful DoF and image! #555136

Gabriela Cunha May 22, 2004

wow, dear Su! beautiful, just beautiful!
:) gy #555175

Larry Lawhead level-deluxe May 22, 2004

WOW!!! This is great, Su! Love the colors!



William C. Raco level-classic May 22, 2004

This is amazing, Su!!
Love the incredible colors, the rugged lanscape, the shining waters, the rays and reflection of the sun.
Beautifully composed and taken.

bill #555194

Susie Peek-Swint May 22, 2004

Very beautiful capture Su ~ looks like a great place! #555249

Debra Booth May 22, 2004

An incredible shot! Wonderful lighting and perfect timing! #555407

Carolina K. Smith May 22, 2004

Beautiful colors and photo :) #555459

Darren K. Fisher May 22, 2004

Su my friend this is stunning, you have been putting out some great stuff lately but I do think this is by far my favorite to date. I love the colors and detail you have capture from the FG to the BG. Simply Beautiful. #555601

Evy Johansen level-classic May 23, 2004

Awesome image, Su! Simply beautiful!! #555744

Susana Matos May 23, 2004

Thank you my BP friends! I posted today a very similar photo so don´t expect you to comment again.
I have to say I find these images something very unusual and I am quite happy to have shot them this way. The sky had supperbe clouds because a thunderstorm was approaching and then with a degradé orange cokin filter I got this dramatic sky that I find nice to go with the superbe colors of the ground! I had to run when I went away as the thunderstorm began suddenly with the first signs of rain...
Thank you for your great words, so good to read from you.
Cheers from Portugal, Su #556624

Rui Filipe Rebelo Prego June 03, 2004

Hello Susana...
Nice to be back on betterphotto
The sky colors are amazing !!!

I see you got the 300D now! what do you think about it ??

(I changed my 17-35 2.8L for a 16-35 2.8L some weeks ago.)

I have no time to take pictures for the moment but I will maybe go to Portugal (Ovar & Lisboa) mid june and maybe we can meet. There I will certainly find time to take pictures (I Hope so).

Have a nice day and again congratulation for your pictures (and exposition ...)

Rui Felipe #574460

Heather L. Jacks June 05, 2004

This series is fantastic! Beautiful light and color. #578623

Susana Matos June 05, 2004

Thank you Rui and Heather! I appreciate a lot!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #578709

Mary K. Robison June 13, 2004

So very, VERY beautiful (and peaceful), Su!! Best of luck with it in the coming days!! #592464

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 14, 2004

Just beautiful Su! Grat work! Jeff #593716

Susana Matos June 14, 2004

Thank you Mary, thank you Jeff, your words are very much appreciated!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #593785

Ralf Lukovic June 15, 2004

Congratulations SU!!!!!

Regards from Sweden
Ralf #595524

Kelly Abernathy level-classic June 15, 2004

Congratulations! -K #595608

Sherri Conley June 15, 2004

Congratulations my friend! This is soooo very beautiful!
Sherri #596032

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic June 15, 2004

Yep! Big congrats from me! #596145

Michael Brown June 15, 2004

Another one of yours that warms the soul!!
Mike #596382

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 15, 2004

Congrats Su!! #596470

Murry Grigsby June 15, 2004

Congrats Su!! #596568

Cathy Barrows June 15, 2004

Congrats!...beautiful #596672

Donna J. Taff June 15, 2004

Congrat's, Susana!!!!! #596931

Debra Booth June 15, 2004

Congratulations, Susana! #597006

William C. Raco level-classic June 15, 2004

Su, this is gorgeous.
Best wishes on winning a higher award.
Congratulations on the finalist

bill #597522

Robert Mann level-classic June 15, 2004

THis is stunning, su! the colors are sublime. Excellent image! Big congrats on your finalist selection and good luck! RoB #597773

Susana Matos June 16, 2004

THANK YOU BP Family!!!!!!! THANK YOU SO, SO MUCH for all of your nice words and wishes!!! I APPRECIATE THEM A LOT!
I intend to come with some time to comment all the beautiful finalists later, as I have an urgent thing to finish until tonight!
Cheers from Portugal, Su

Marie Fields June 16, 2004

Congratulations on this AWESOME image, Su! (and all of your finalists!) Good Luck in the next round! #598476

Robin L. Wehrman June 16, 2004

Congratulations on a beautiful photo Susana!! #598884

Karen Engelbreth June 16, 2004

Congratulations Susana! #599244

Susan T. Parady June 16, 2004

Congrats again, Su! #599840

Kathleen Clemons June 16, 2004

Congrats on your win, Su! #600058

Kelly Abernathy level-classic June 16, 2004

Allright Su! Congrats on your win! -K #600112

Joy Brown June 16, 2004

Congratulations, Su, on this well-deserved second place winner! #600115

Carolina K. Smith June 16, 2004

Kudos to a superb PHOTOGRAPHER!!
Carolina #600137

Diane Addonizio level-classic June 16, 2004

Congratulations, Susan! #600189

Robert Mann level-classic June 16, 2004

Congrats, su! RoB #600195

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 16, 2004

Big congrats on your win Su!! #600260

Mary K. Robison June 16, 2004


William C. Raco level-classic June 16, 2004

Congratulations, Su.
Wonderful photo and win!

bill #600352

Patrick Campbell June 16, 2004

Congrats and cheers from Redding, CA! A well-deserved win! #600390

Susana Matos June 16, 2004

Good Morning!! It is 6,30am and I was prepared to come here to comment the finalists and WOW!! These were 3 days of big surprises!!!
THANK YOU most of all for your support on my work and for your wonderful words!!!! Words like yours Carolina (you have made such nice comments on my photos lately) MAKE MY DAYS!!!
Now, let´s see your finalists and winners before I have to go out, I learn so much seeing such a beautiful work, it inspires me! Many of you "know" me since one year and saw the changes, I must thank BP and all of you because I learn a lot from your work, while i´m waiting to have time and organize myself before I try to follow some courses from BP!
Well, big regards from Portugal, Su

Gene Spears June 16, 2004

Breathtaking image, Su - CONGRATULATIONS! #600461

Karen Lewis-Gunn June 16, 2004

congratulations!! Simply STUNNING! #600469

Anette Linnea Rasmussen June 16, 2004

Beautiful shot, SU!
Congrats on your win!

Many regards

Joergen Joergensen June 16, 2004

Hi Su. Congrats with the win.
Cheers from Denmark.

Foodball final: Denmark-Portugal 3-0;-))) #600483

Evy Johansen level-classic June 17, 2004

Hi Su - Many congratulations on your win! WELL DESERVED!!!

I don't agree with Jørgen...... my guess is Denmark 4 - Portugal 0... LOL #600494

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic June 17, 2004

Well-deserved! Big congrats, Su! #600521

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe June 17, 2004

Way to go, Su! I fully expected one of these to win and I'm very happy to see my prediction confirmed :-) Congratulations!! #600572

Michael Khoury June 17, 2004

I'm not surprised Susana...well done! #600578

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe June 17, 2004

Congrats, Su!! #600587

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict June 17, 2004

Congrats Su!! #600645

Paul C. Gazzanigo June 17, 2004

Congratulations, Su! #600666

Donna W. Neal June 17, 2004

Su this has such a sureal beauty to it. Well deserved win! Great photo!! #600696

Paul Michko June 17, 2004

Congratulations, Susana. #600709

Wim Wilmers June 17, 2004

congrats su, great light ,composition and colors, very well balanced photo
expecting more of these sort of pictures from you I hope.

greeting wim wilmers holland, see my pics nature and black and white on www.focusgallery.nl page 1 wim wilmers #600789

Heather L. Jacks June 17, 2004

So glad to see this win....Congratulations! #600818

Gary O`Dell June 17, 2004

Congratulations on your Win Susan..Gary O #601000

Deborah Sandidge June 17, 2004

Beautiful, congratulations! #601057

June 17, 2004

Congratulations Susana, Amazing masterpiece...

Carlos Corzo #601182

Lori Ditlefsen June 17, 2004

Congrats on the win Su! It's beautiful! #601213

Jin Y. Park June 17, 2004

Gorgeous picture Su! Congratulations for the win. #601286

Marta Azevedo June 17, 2004

Congrats, Su #601496

Susan T. Evans level-classic June 17, 2004

Congrats Su, so well deserved, was one of my picks for winners, just awesome!!!! #601499

Bernard B. Travers June 17, 2004

This is really cool, Susana. Well deserved win. Congratulations. #601609

Murry Grigsby June 17, 2004

Congratulations on your win Su! Beautiful light and colors!! #601935

zcaley June 17, 2004

Love this photo Susan! Glad it made it to the winners circle!!! Congrats:+) #601953

Susana Matos June 17, 2004

THANK YOU SO MUCH for your comments, I appreciate them a lot, even more when I am trying to comment on more than 400 photos, uffffffffff, I hate to miss them but wow... what a job! But I love seing all the beautiful finalists and winners!
Joergen and Evy, I AGREE WITH YOU:
PORTUGAL 4 - DENMARK 1, we think the same thing don´t we????...LOL!!

CHEERS from PORTUGAL, Su #602117

Terry R. Hatfield June 17, 2004

Hi Su!! This Sure Is A Beauty Congrats On Your Win Very Deserving!! #602271

Debra Booth June 17, 2004

Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Su! #602297

Colette M. Metcalf June 17, 2004

Congrats on your win, Su!!! #602526

Dan Holm level-classic June 17, 2004

Incredible image, Su! Many many congratulations!! #602724

Anton Falcon June 18, 2004

just beautiful! congrats on your win Susana!! #603551

Frederic David June 18, 2004

Congrats Su. The light is simply wonderful. I love it!

Fred #603670

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 18, 2004

So pretty Susana!! Congratulations!! #604010

Susana Matos June 18, 2004

Thank you SO MUCH for taking the time to write your comments, I appreciate it a lot!
Regards from Portugal, Su #604089

Monika Sapek June 18, 2004

Very nice image, Susana! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win!

Colleen Braun June 19, 2004

congratulations Su, Parabem... #604742

Stephen Zacker June 19, 2004

Congratulations Su! This image truly has some "Awesome" colors! #604843

Gabriela Cunha June 19, 2004

:) gy #604921

Mike Hollman June 19, 2004

Hi Su,

Congratulations on a great image!

Best wishes,
Mike. #605534

Pu Chen June 20, 2004

Love the colors you capture,Su, especially that of the sky, WOW! Congratulations! #605932

June Marie Sobrito June 20, 2004

Congratulations on your win! #605961

Carol Brill June 20, 2004

Congratulations on this beauty, Susana, so wonderful to see it again and as a winner this time!! #607498

Wim Wilmers June 20, 2004

congratulations on this win but this I wrote before but also on the win of spain

greetings wim wilmers netherlands #607541

Susana Matos June 21, 2004

THANK YOU for your wonderful comments!!

Wim, THANK YOU, I think we deserved it! What a beautiful goal from Nuno Gomes!! And I think we have a pretty good team!

Cheers from Portugal, Su #607557

Robert Brown June 23, 2004

Congratulations, Su. This may be your best shot yet. Very unusual lighting. #612335

Ursula I. Abresch June 23, 2004

Su, hi, I hadn't seen this picture before (missed it somehow). It's beautiful. CONGRATULATIONS! The light is exceptional in this shot.

Ursula #612504

Andre Marhaug June 23, 2004

Beautiful, Susana. Congratulations.

:-)Best regards from Norway: André #612542

Joe Terni June 27, 2004

Congrats on that well deserved win Su.I leaned a little to "Fly..Fly....." But I am not always right! Either one are just magnificant photos.As us Ozzies say...Good on ya kid. #618474

Wim Wilmers June 27, 2004

for the third time beautiful photo realy, but wednesday the battle portugal holland susana I hope it wille be a nice and fair match

greetings from holland

wim wilmers #618489

Susana Matos June 28, 2004

Robert, Thank you! I appreciate your words very much!

André, Thank you, nice to read from Norway, i´d love to visit your country someday!

Joe, Thank you,i´´m sorry I don´t understand the last words, my english is not that good!!! But thank you for your compliments on my photo.

Wim, THANK YOU again! Portugal is living a nice period with so many foreign people prepared to celebrate! And yes, may the BEST win... I have to say I never felt so excited with football in my life, but the last match Portugal-England, decided after 3 hours was amazing!

Regards from Portugal, Su

Penny Duncan June 30, 2004

I have only three words to say.

WOW! WOW! WOW! #624737

Kelly Heaton July 12, 2004

Well deserved ..beautiful! #644704

Kathleen R. Struckle July 14, 2004

Susan congrat's on your win!! Beautiful image! #648077

RG Rottschalk July 16, 2004

This is an absolutely stunning, gorgeous photo. Words hardly do justice. #650426

Susana Matos July 20, 2004

Thank you SO MUCH for your words! They are highly appreciated!
Cheers from Portugal; Su #661402

Ken Smith level-classic December 28, 2005

Susan, you have an outstanding gallery. I really like your colors. #2230720

She-She Killough November 23, 2007

Great Gallery Susana! How come you don't have a premium gallery? You have several 2nd places wins and that gives you a free Premium gallery everytime you win one? Well a year for each one anyways. :) #5115827

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