Let There Be Light

© Lisa J. Boulden

Let There Be Light

GianAngelo Monchieri level-classic September 16, 2007

Very beautiful picture. #739644

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 16, 2007

I like the way you enhanced this with the background sky to set off the trees, Lisa. Nice work. #4798998

Alex T. Mizuno September 16, 2007

Beautiful colors, Lisa!! You're right! Those trees are growing out from the granite. It's an amazing life force! #4799430

Chuck Bruton level-deluxe September 16, 2007

Elegant image, nice job #4800137

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 16, 2007

Gian Angelo, Emile, Alex, and Chuck:
I really appreciate your visits and your kind words! Thanks to each of you!
--Lisa #4800417

Sam Britt September 16, 2007

Beautiful & dramatic looking image, Lisa. I had no idea that the trees in Yosemite grow directly from the mountains. #4800435

September 16, 2007

What stunning trees, and so hardy to grow in rock.. wow.. this is striking Lisa . I almost missed seeing your gallery until you posted.. so glad you did. All these are stunning and I see you have a few winners . congratulations.. they are grand.. Laney #4800828

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 17, 2007

Thank you for your lovely responses, Sam and Laney!
--Lisa #4802911

Cassie L. Woodlee September 17, 2007

Stunning capture and colors Lisa!!!!!!!!! #4804752

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 17, 2007

I appreciate your comment, Cassie!
--lisa #4805195

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 17, 2007

BEAUTIFUL Lisa, I LOVE this.....I am loving your Yosemite images, Keep up the super job! BIG CONGRAT'S on your EFP also!!! You go girl! #4805382

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 17, 2007

Thanks a bunch, Nancy!
--Lisa #4805414

Dianna Hauf September 18, 2007

I would LOVE this one on my wall too! Gorgeous capture Lisa!!! WoW!!!! #4809779

Carol Teal September 18, 2007

A stunning image and love the sky. The other image is beautiful too; very hard for me to decide which I like best, but I do like the warm color of this one. #4809981

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 19, 2007

Thanks, Dianna and Carol! I really appreciate your kind words this morning!
--Lisa #4810723

Lorri Shank September 19, 2007

The rosey orange color in this is superb, Lisa. Love those red flowers, too. Nice job!! #4812214

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 19, 2007

So glad you stopped by, Lorri! Thanks for the kind comments!
--Lisa #4812623

Bill Houghton September 20, 2007

This is so beautiful Lisa. I would give anything to be able to go to Yosemite.

Bill Houghton Photography #4816326

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 20, 2007

Thanks, Bill. Yosemite really is an amazing place of spectacular, sometimes surreal, beauty! Hope you get a chance to visit it someday!
--Lisa #4816573

Rahul Sharma September 20, 2007

Very beautiful shot Lisa..... #4817260

John Connolly September 20, 2007

A really fascinating scene Lisa, enhanced by your clever PS effects! Love the impact you have created here! #4817783

Lynn Haack September 20, 2007

Lisa, what beautiful tones....looks like a painting. I like the verticle presentation...adds drama to this magnificent scene. Very inspiring photo! Lynn #4818334

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 20, 2007

Rahul, John, and Lynn:
Many thanks for such uplifting words this evening!
--Lisa #4818448

Janet McNeil level-classic September 21, 2007

Lovely work, Lisa!! Beautiful colors and lighting and wonderful title, too!! #4819337

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 21, 2007

Thanks, Janet!
--Lisa #4819678

Joyce Bohm September 21, 2007

Absolutly beautiful Lisa. I am assuming you had a fantastic time on vacation?! #4822829

Crystal L. Craig September 23, 2007

Wonderful work Lisa! Beautiful tones, fabulous composition, very serene and peaceful capture :) #4834806

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 23, 2007

Thank you, Joyce and Crystal!!!
Truly had a GREAT time on vacation!
Can't wait to go back!
--Lisa #4834976

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett October 11, 2007

WOW, Lisa ... Love those colors and the fabulous lighting ... Nice Work!!! steve #4913624

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 11, 2007

Thanks, Steve, for your enthusiastic response! Much appreciated!
--Lisa #4914567

Peter R. Hammer October 15, 2007

Beautiful shot Lisa. Yosemite is a magical place! #4929858

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 15, 2007

Thanks, Peter! And I hope to return there one day.
--Lisa #4930349

Steve M. Harrington October 24, 2007

Good on you, Lisa.
Steve #4974445

cheryl m. phillips October 24, 2007

~cheryl #4974582

Crystal L. Craig October 24, 2007

Congratulations Lisa on this beautiful finalist! Good luck in the next round :) #4974605

Alex T. Mizuno October 24, 2007

Congratulations my friend! A beautiful Finalist!! #4974671

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe October 24, 2007

A beautiful Finalist composition, Lisa! Awesome clarity and colors. Congratulations! #4975801

Cindy Bendush level-classic October 24, 2007

Stunning finalist Lisa - congratulations! #4975879

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

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Lisa!! #4976029

Odeth Mizuno October 24, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Lisa. Beautiful image :D #4976049

C A October 25, 2007

Thanks Lisa, my congrats on this beautifull finalist aswell. Very nice scene and colours! Good luck! Grt from holland, Corné #4976385

Bill Wyatt October 25, 2007

Congratulation on your Finalist! #4976961

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 25, 2007

Steve, Cheryl, Crystal, Alex, Mike, Cindy, SuSana, Odeth, Corne, and Bill:
I really appreciate all the wonderful words of encouragement this morning. Thanks a bunch to each of you!!!
--Lisa #4977334

Nancy (Peaches) Harker October 25, 2007

BIG CONGRATS Lisa on your finalists, BEST of luck in the next round! #4977489

Dianna Hauf October 25, 2007

Excellent Lisa! I knew this was a potential winner when I first saw it!!! Congratulations!!!!! #4977537

Glenn E. Urquhart October 25, 2007

A Big Congratulations on your Award, Lisa!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4978146

Peter R. Hammer October 25, 2007

Congratulations Lisa on getting this image to the finals. #4978179

Holly Shao October 25, 2007

Another beautiful finalist! Congratulations and good luck, Lisa!

Holly #4978732

Anita Hogue October 25, 2007

Gorgeous, Lisa! Congratulations #4980395

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 25, 2007

Nancy, Dianna, Glenn, Peter, Holly, and Anita: Thanks for the smiles!!!
--Lisa :) #4980773

Carol Teal October 25, 2007

So gorgeous! Congrats on this well- deserved finalist Lisa! #4981164

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 25, 2007

big congrats Lisa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4981542

Janet McNeil level-classic October 25, 2007

Congrats and good luck in round 2!! #4982225

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 25, 2007


Bill Wyatt October 25, 2007

Gorgeous, Lisa! #4982311

Terry Cervi level-classic October 25, 2007

This is a beauty and well deserved finalist, Lisa!! #4982322

Elizabeth A. Marker level-classic October 25, 2007

AWESOME!! Again congratulations!!! #4982507

Barbara McMichael October 25, 2007

Very nice painterly quality - congratulations on finalist! Barbara #4982917

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 25, 2007

I really appreciate the encouragement and kind support! Thank you, Carol, Stefania, Janet, Bill, Terry, Elizabeth, and Barbara! I'm so glad each of you stopped by!
--Lisa #4983103

Sherry Sturgis October 26, 2007

Wow! Exquisite in every way, Lisa! Many Congratulations on this lovely finalist!! #4986051

Cyn Valentine level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations Lisa!! #4986066

anonymous October 26, 2007

Another well deserved finalist Lisa! Congrats! B- #4988479

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 26, 2007

I really appreciate your words of encouragement, Sherry, Cyn, and Barbara!
Thanks a bunch!
--Lisa #4988551

Evy Johansen level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Lisa!! #4988628

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 26, 2007

Thank you, Evy!
--Lisa #4988681

October 26, 2007

I too loved this when I first saw it.. congratulations and well done Lisa..laney #4988694

Lynn Haack October 27, 2007

Congrats on this beautiful finalist! Lynn #4989797

Cassie L. Woodlee October 27, 2007

Congratulations, Lisa!!!!! #4990413

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 27, 2007

Laney, Lynn, and Cassie: Thanks for the warm support!
--Lisa #4990792

Monika Sapek level-classic October 30, 2007

Many congratulations on your finalist, Lisa!

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 31, 2007

Thank you, Monika!
--Lisa #5008796

Douglas Mcgraw November 01, 2007

Excellent Capture, Love the way the sky light accents the trees. My Favorite. #5016107

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 01, 2007

Thank you, Douglas! I really appreciate your supportive words!
--Lisa #5016204

November 18, 2007

Lisa I am new to Better Photo. I went to your GALLERY and found one was better than the next. (Great Stuff). #5091074

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 18, 2007

Welcome to BP, Bob!
Thanks for visiting my gallery and for the wonderful comment!
--Lisa #5091131

December 31, 2007

Geesh - you have a billion comments!! You are EXACTLY the kind of person I want to become on betterphoto one day! This tree reminds of something out of the story of the three trees - you've heard of that story, right? Beautiful picture!!

-Kaitlin :) #5272568

Monica M. Archibald January 09, 2008

Amazing Capture and beautiful work, you are a TRUE artist and an inspiration to a newbie like me! Keep up the good work! #5314191

BILL BRELSFORD level-classic January 09, 2008


Barbara E. Sturgis January 09, 2008

Just beautiful!!! #5316842

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 09, 2008

Thank you so much for the uplifting remerks, Kaitlin, Monica, Bill, and Barbara! I really value your opinions.
--Lisa #5317114

Joseph M. Muench level-classic October 03, 2008

Beautiful lighting, color, and composition Lisa. You have a wonderful gallery!
-Joe #6547442

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In Yosemite, I was amazed how beautiful redwoods, sequoias, and pines arose directly from the granite mountains. (no soil)

Captured along the Tioga Pass in
Yosemite National Park, CA

Sky enhanced with gradient fill in PS

Uploaded on September 16, 2007

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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