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Uploaded: December 30, 2007


Lynne Morris level-classic December 30, 2007

What a beautiful image Nick, the colours are fantastic, well captured! #817600

Onur ARISOY December 30, 2007

Striking and emotional, the figures are just at the right place, congratulations #5267247

Brett Dolsen December 30, 2007

Superb Nick!!Well seen.
Brett #5267257

Claudia Kuhn level-classic December 30, 2007

Gorgeous lighting and the comp is tops matey! Love how the people are in the brightest part of the reflection. #5267289

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar December 30, 2007

extremely beautiful image here, Nick!! #5267461

Vladan D. Djordjevic December 30, 2007

This is a great photo with superb composition, lighting and color! #5267486

Steve C. Edwards December 30, 2007

Very beautiful!! this is a winner in my mind. #5267562

Marvil J. LaCroix December 30, 2007

Beautiful work, takes my breath away!

Linda D. Lester level-classic December 30, 2007

WOW! Stunning shot!!! #5267586

Nick Lagos December 30, 2007

Many thanks to Lynne, Onur, Brett, Claudia, Nolax, Vladan, Steve and Marvil for taking the time to stop and comment... ta #5267587

Michelle Alton December 30, 2007

Gorgeous color, clarity and control over this dusky shot.

Michelle #5267662

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe December 30, 2007

This is just glorious!! One of my faves of yours! #5267805

Michael Umbreit December 30, 2007

Nick - This is a beautiful shot!! The colors, lighting and tones are perfect! - Mike #5268112

Nadya Johnson December 30, 2007


Kristi A. Howson January 05, 2008

Another stunning image in which you've captured the moment with such emotion Nick. This really does say so much...Good luck with it mate! #5296803

Elizabeth J. Bernier level-classic January 08, 2008

I agree with all that's been said...from the "Wow Spectacular" ,to the excellent camera control to expose this properly and the emotive mood and stunning composition...one of those images which stays forever in the minds eye once it's been seen!!!! #5309481

Lynn Haack February 13, 2008

Outstanding lighting, color, clarity and overall comp. I like how the people are standing at the most brilliant point of the sunset....beautiful! Lynn #5489942

Tamera S. Phillips February 15, 2008

Wonderful framing and color in this image. Just beautiful. #5500721

Deb Koskovich February 24, 2008

Wow -- amazing image and well deserving of it's EP. #5543333

Terry Cervi level-classic March 05, 2008

This is so pretty, Nick! #5595169

Dianna Murphy March 16, 2008

Superb! #5650965

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 19, 2008

A magical moment Nick, excellent work! #5665464

Kristi A. Howson March 22, 2008

Congratulations matey. Fabulous seeing this one get Finalist and best of luck in the next round! #5677130

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 22, 2008

Congrats on this fabulous finalist!!!
~Lisa #5678235

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 22, 2008

Congrats on your finalist matey!! #5678744

Lynn Haack March 22, 2008

I knew I'd see this as a finalist! The lighting and comp is so striking! A huge congrats to you....Lynn #5680536

Evy Johansen level-classic March 22, 2008

BIG congratulations on this very beautiful finalist, Nick!! #5681184

Robert Baer March 23, 2008

congrats for this wonderful finalist! #5682443

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 23, 2008

Magical! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Nick! #5683110

Susan Heath March 24, 2008

Nick, I love this stunning image - the lighting is incredible! Congratulations on your finalist. #5688845

Marina Moore March 24, 2008

Congratulations Nick!!! Gorgeous work! :) #5689084

Susan M. Campbell March 24, 2008

Excellent job on this. It's very pretty. Congrats!!!!! #5689503

john dunne March 24, 2008

Wow its a real stunner. I hope it wins for you. #5690104

Erin Tyler March 24, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist! #5690293

Shawn Jennings March 24, 2008

Fantastic image, Nick! Congratulations on your finalist! #5690474

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 24, 2008

WOW! Congratulations!! Love it! #5691232

anonymous March 24, 2008

Congratulations Nick on your Beautiful win! B- #5691609

Lynn Haack March 24, 2008

Nick...WTG!! I knew this would WIN!! I love this image. A BIG congrats on this outstanding beauty! Lynn #5691636

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton March 24, 2008

Wow!! Gorgeous.. Congratulations Nick!!! #5691893

Nadya Johnson March 24, 2008

Congratulations on your SUPER-stunning winner, Nick! #5692052

Kristi A. Howson March 24, 2008

BIG Congratulations Nick on this most outstanding Winner. I knew we would see this one again matey! #5692133

Elida Gutierrez March 24, 2008


A Special Star
For all the Winners.

Evy Johansen level-classic March 24, 2008

Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Nick!! #5692917

Corinne M. Thompson March 24, 2008

Congrats on your win for this wonderful capture! #5692956

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 25, 2008

Congratulations on this stunning winner, Shawn! #5693778

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 25, 2008

Congrats on a beautiful winner! #5693918

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 25, 2008

Outstanding comp and lighting; congrats Nick on your Win! Jeff #5695669

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict March 25, 2008

Congratulationd Nick on your Win.

Dominick #5695915

Michelle Alton March 25, 2008

Wonderful romantic image, Nick. Congratulations on the Win!
Michelle #5697678

March 25, 2008

Congratulations, Nick! Beautiful capture! =) #5698133

Raymond Pauly March 26, 2008

Congratulations, Nick! #5699495

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe March 26, 2008

Congratulations on this great Winner, Nick!!!!
Denny #5701032

Gunther Allen April 02, 2008

Nick it is always a pleasure to view your work. A stunning masterpiece and from what I've seen your work is always first class!!!

Gunther Allen

Renata Gusciora April 04, 2008

Very emotional... #5743525

Jennie A. Dillman April 05, 2008


Lori Carlson April 05, 2008

This is simply stunning, Nick! Congrats to you!! :0) #5748028

Garth D. Beatty level-classic April 05, 2008

Very Nice. I like the sky. #5748496

Erin Tyler April 21, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist! #5818397

anonymous April 21, 2008

Congratulations Nick on your beautiful finalist! B- #5818505

Claudia Kuhn level-classic April 21, 2008

Congrats matey! Well done in that Lagos style! #5820082

Nadya Johnson April 22, 2008

Absolutely stunning! Congratulations on your beautiful finalist,Nick! #5822390

Evy Johansen level-classic April 22, 2008

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, Nick!! #5824179

Michael Umbreit April 22, 2008

Nick - Congratulations on your finalist! - Mike #5826352

Holly Hitchcock April 22, 2008

Beautiful light and tones, Nick. Really nice work!! #5826588

Susana Ms Heide April 23, 2008

Looks like I have the honor of being the first to congratulate you on your WIN, Nick!! Such a well deserved choice!! This is beyond beautiful!!!!! CONGRATS!! #5832503

Evy Johansen level-classic April 23, 2008

Big congratulations on your well deserved win, Nick!! #5832594

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 23, 2008

Congratulations on your win, Nick, for this enchanting image! #5832918

Colette M. Metcalf April 24, 2008

Congratulations!!!! #5833521

Elida Gutierrez April 24, 2008

Crystal Rosse Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The March Winners" #5834569

Kimi A. Phillips April 24, 2008

CONGRATS!!! ;) #5834913

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic April 24, 2008

Oh my...this is FANTASTIC, Nick!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!! <>< #5835198

Garth D. Beatty level-classic April 24, 2008


Mick Burkey April 24, 2008

Superb lighting, Nick. I especially like the lighting on the tree and the sand. Beautiful work, as always :) Congratulations! #5835699

Susan Heath April 24, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Nick! #5835797

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 24, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous win Nick!

jo ann c. #5836704

Michael Umbreit April 24, 2008

Nick - Congratulations on your well deserved win! - Mike #5838207

Jill Flynn April 25, 2008

Breathtaking. The light and mood are out of this world. Congratulations on your win Nick! #5842648

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar April 27, 2008


Guy D. Biechele level-classic April 28, 2008

Congratulations on this winner, Nick. Awesome light!! #5852972

Susan M. Smith level-classic April 28, 2008

A lovely vision Nick. Congratulations on your Win! #5853721

Cheryl E. Molennor May 04, 2008

Amazing detail and 3d effect.Please accept my late congratulations. Mycomputer has been down. #5881671

Kaz Sommers May 06, 2008

I can't believe this came 2nd place! It's absolutely gorgeous!
Although I'd hate to be judging with all the fantastic shots submitted.
Congratulations Nick..
P.S. did you do anything to the pic to enhance the theme? sorry for asking but I think this shot is breathtakingly beautiful!

Kaz #5891914

Mitzie Loland May 06, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful photo - great work Nick!! #5893484

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 22, 2008

Wow, amazing and beautiful!! #5963548

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