The Gulf Between Us

© Nick Lagos

The Gulf Between Us

Uploaded: October 04, 2007


ISO 100, SS 1/5 sec, F/20, 17mm with a Canon 30D and 17-40mm grad grey filter (Lee)and 3000 midges


Colleen Braun October 04, 2007

this is lovely... #753475

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 04, 2007

Outstanding lighting, comp and capture Nick! Jeff #4880853

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 04, 2007

Such a beautiful sunrise, love the deep oranges and your comp and title are tops! #4880955

October 04, 2007

Outstanding color and great comp. This is a beautiful shot Nick. Mike #4881791

Kristi A. Howson October 04, 2007

Spectacular Nick!!!! I love this!!!! The lead-in, framing, light, tones and beautiful sunrise all come together to make this one outstanding image Nick The artistic reflection back to the viewer is simply amazing with the two trees and strong roots facing outward toward a new day.

It was worth being in those swampy Mangroves and those 3000 little midges biting at you:) A beautiful moment you've captured and one many of will never see except through your eyes.

Incredible photography here matey!!! #4881931

October 04, 2007

OUTSTANDING!!!!!! Wonderful image!! #4882210

Carl Fisher October 04, 2007

Exquisite. I'm sure we'll see this one again around the 25th of next month! #4883474

Chuck Bruton level-deluxe October 04, 2007

Really good sunset capture #4883785

Elizabeth J. Bernier level-classic October 05, 2007

This is just a remarkable image!!!!Gorgeous with that sun rising between the two dead mangrove trees it has perfect balance...the topper for me is the tidal pool between the two trees reflecting all that beauty of rich color,and leading the eyes out to the rest of the magnificent sky!!!! Your wonderful title does justice to this moody beautiful capture too!!! #4885041

Toni Riggs October 05, 2007

Beautiful image! #4888419

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar October 09, 2007

EXCELLENT!! everything's perfect, the way, what's the effects/use of this grad grey filter (Lee)and 3000 midges? #4905263

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 11, 2007

Amazing image, Nick!
Is this done in HDR?
--Lisa #4911646

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 13, 2007

Nick, great colors, clarity, composition and lighting. #4922330

Ruth Robbins level-classic October 19, 2007

Wow. This is stunning. I love the color and the crooked trees framing the sunset. Also the offset position of the sun. #4951251

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 04, 2007 the lighting! #5026758

Firas A. Abussaud December 08, 2007

Beautiful image!

i can it as two great pictures. one on the right andone on the lift and they are combined to make a great picture :) #5182237

Kristi A. Howson January 25, 2008

Congratulations on this well deserved Finalist Nick. This just has so much going for it from intense mood, to incredible photography in very difficult circumstances and from a place that few photographers will ever go unless. I'm wishing you the best of luck on this one!!! #5392886

Bob D. Hall level-classic January 25, 2008

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Nick! #5393899

Nadya Johnson January 25, 2008

Fantastic image, Nick! Congratulations on your awesome finalist! #5393937

Claudia Kuhn level-classic January 25, 2008

Congrats on your finalist matey!! #5396765

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 26, 2008

WOW! A real beauty, Nick...Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!! #5398000

Elizabeth J. Bernier level-classic January 26, 2008

Excellent!!!!So happy to see this make finalist for you matey!!!!A top quality beauty....congrats to you!!!! #5398068

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 26, 2008

Congrats Nick on your Outstanding Finalist! Jeff #5398920

Michael G. Marshall January 26, 2008

Bravo Nick! Congratulations on this wonderful presentation of your work! #5400691

Sue (Kane)Wilson February 03, 2008

Congrats on your finalist buddy...awesome work!!!! #5439139

Andre Goldstein July 30, 2008

Awesome image Nick! You have an amazing gallery of images. #6251755

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 21, 2008

Okay I have to ask what does 3000 midges mean? #6345151

Nadya Johnson August 21, 2008

Dark, mysterious and beautiful! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #6345323

A P August 21, 2008

Just gorgeous WTG Nick and Congratulations!! #6345527

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton August 21, 2008

Your work is always so beautiful.. Congratulations Nick!! #6346237

Renee Doyle August 22, 2008

Getting an image like this was worth fighting of those midges Nick!!!! Congratulations on this stunning finalist! #6348462

Daniella Puente August 22, 2008

Excellent! congratulations :) #6350538

Elida Gutierrez August 22, 2008

Congratulations on your Finalist.


Judy V. Kennamer level-classic August 23, 2008

Totally Gorgeous Nick!!! Congrats! #6354899

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 24, 2008

Congrats Nick on this Outstanding Finalist!! Jeff #6358671

Kristi A. Howson August 24, 2008

Ohh..I'm so happy to see this make Finalist again and I really hope to see it get a win. It is one of my very favorite images and it really says so much Nick. Congratualtions and best of luck. #6360732

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 25, 2008

Congratulations Nick on your Win.

Dominick #6365022

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 25, 2008

Gorgeous winner, so well composed, congrats to you! #6366284

Elida Gutierrez August 25, 2008


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Renee Doyle August 25, 2008

Congratulations Nick on this well deserved winner!! #6366466

Wendy Stevenson August 25, 2008

Really gorgeous Nick! Congrats on your win! #6366771

Sue (Kane)Wilson August 25, 2008

Love this one....Congrats on your winner Buddy...truly deserved!!!!!! #6366868

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. August 25, 2008


KARU. #6367140

Colette M. Metcalf August 25, 2008

Congratulations!!!! #6367739

Eugenio Diaz August 25, 2008

Big congratulations on this outstandng winner! #6368280

Nemil B. Chabebe August 26, 2008

Congratulations! #6369022

Laurie Daily level-deluxe August 26, 2008

Congratulations, Nick, on your great first place winner...not too surprising to see it here!!! #6369403

Evy Johansen level-classic August 26, 2008

Huge congratulations on this stunning win, Nick!! #6369797

Nadya Johnson August 26, 2008

Congratulations on your great winner, Nick! #6370027

Cyn Valentine August 26, 2008

BIg congrats Nick..beautiful winner!! #6370407

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 26, 2008

Stunning Nick! Congratulations on your win!!! #6371141

Mick Burkey August 26, 2008

Congrats on the win, Nick! Lovely colors and comp. #6371447

Nick Lagos August 26, 2008

Thank you everyone very much for your particularly kind comments ...they are much appreciated....and thanks to the judges for choosing this image.... for those who've asked...midges or sandflies are insects which inhabit estuaries and have a habit of swarming and biting...similar to this instance they were so bad that I had to brush them away from in front of the lens #6372270

Michael G. Marshall August 26, 2008

Congratulations Nick on this wonderful winning image! Michael #6372785

Kristi A. Howson August 27, 2008

Well I'm thrilled to see this one make it into the winners circle Nick. It has been one of my long time favorites...and ohhhI was reminded of those midges...*LOL* recovered and we all the pleasure of viewing this amazing image. Congratulations matey!!!!! #6378671

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton September 11, 2008

Another beauty.. Big congratulations, Nick!! #6441722

RC Fritz September 12, 2008

WOW!! Well deserved WIN!! Congratulations, Nick!!! #6447683

paola A. Jofre September 17, 2008

first of all CONGRATULATIONS Nick!!! So very well deserved !! :) your gallery is amazing..this image is incredible...the lighting...the subjects..Awesome...truly looks so surreal...stunning !!! :) #6467806

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