Golden Light

© Bill Wyatt

Golden Light

Uploaded: December 16, 2008


With the sun slowly sinking into the west I took this one of the golden clouds and hues reflection off the Entergy building in New Orleans.

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 58.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Teresa Burnett level-deluxe December 16, 2008

Love the angle and gold reflections, Bill!! Almost makes the levels of the building look like steps!! Wonderful capture!! #1052721

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic December 16, 2008

Absolutely beautiful tones and reflections, Bill. Great perspective and wonderful clarity. I love the way I can always find your signature somewhere I don't expect it in your images. #6901546

Barbara Waldoch level-classic December 16, 2008

It's a beauty, Bill! #6901600

Manuel Barrera December 17, 2008

perfect for elements of design, Bill #6902154

Carol Sawyer December 17, 2008

Beautiful capture and great reflections, Bill!! #6902245

Stefania Barbier level-addict December 17, 2008

spectacular diagonal composition and capture Bill!!! #6902287

Tiia Vissak December 17, 2008

a cool EOD shot! #6902313

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict December 17, 2008

Amazing EOD image here, Bill, I bet we will be seeing this again next month!

Dominick #6902358

Max Aureli December 17, 2008

Fantastic angle!!! Great light and colors with really beautiful reflection!!! Great work, Bill!!! #6902389

Tammy Scott December 17, 2008

Awesome framing and beautiful tones! #6902428

Colette M. Metcalf December 17, 2008

Wow!! Great capture, Bill!!! #6902543

Rhonda Burger December 17, 2008

Cool shot Bill. I haven't paid too much attention to the skyscrapers yet. Too interested in the dilapidated buildings and the OLD ones right now...LOL. I have time.....Rhonda #6902680

Michelle Alton December 17, 2008

Another gem in the collection of what I believe must be your favorite genre...angled tall buildings with reflections! #6902756

Paul E. Earl December 17, 2008

Really wonderful, Bill! I love your building captures. #6902786

Eugenio Diaz December 17, 2008

This image is AWESOME! Lovely patterns, lines, colors, well composed and a great exposure!!! Well done Bill!
A winner in my book! #6903019

Robert R. Goodman December 17, 2008

Hi Bill,Very wet today.Big storm in the west today.Like the angle and reflection on this beautiful capture!!!!! #6903410

Jennifer L. Taranto December 17, 2008

so many wonderful lines!! I LOVE your angle!! great reflection & light!! #6903676

Jennifer L. Taranto December 17, 2008

so many wonderful lines!! I love your angle, & the reflections!! great light too!! #6903677

Claudia Kuhn level-classic December 17, 2008

Cool architectural image Bill, great lines and persepctive! #6903750

Tammy Espino December 17, 2008

I agree with everyone , awesome :) #6904140

John Connolly December 17, 2008

Wonderful hue and repeating patterns, Bill! A great find! #6904281

Beverly A. Wright December 17, 2008

It's that wonderful time of day for that
perfect lighting! I love the angle here
Bill and the great reflections! #6904299

David Phalen December 17, 2008

Spectacular POV, light capture, colors, details and reflections!! Very well done!! #6904340

Marijana Fajgl December 17, 2008

Great angle, fantastic light and colours! Wonderful image, Bill! #6904361

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna December 17, 2008

Fantastic POV and composition, Wild Bill!!!! The lighting and tones are wonderful!!!!! :-) k #6904391

Brett Dolsen December 18, 2008

Great photography Bill!!Gotta be a winner!Brett #6906318

ALLEN O. HOWARD December 18, 2008

The details are F*A*N*T*A*S*T*I*C!!! The ofice lights and the clouds add so much to this winning composition. Well done my friend., Allen #6908724

Daniella Puente December 20, 2008

Another GREAT city composition!!! #6916982

Ellen Hodges December 23, 2008

Wonderful capture, Bill! Love everything about it!! Congrats on your finalists, too! WTG!! #6934779

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 20, 2009

An excellent POTD Bill, great details and light. Congratulations! #7054683

Avril Young January 20, 2009

congrats on EP Bill so well deserved!
stunning work! #7054684

Paul E. Earl January 20, 2009

Big CONGRATS on the POTD, Bill!! #7054688

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 20, 2009

WTG congrats on your POTD Bill!!! #7054707

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 20, 2009

Congrats. Bill on this lovely image and POTD.

UB. #7054713

Tiia Vissak January 20, 2009

congratulations! #7054726

Susie Peek-Swint January 20, 2009

Great light and lines Bill ~ well seen and captured! Many congrats on POTD! #7054769

Renee Doyle January 20, 2009

Congratulations on this excellent POTD Bill!!!!
Wonderful light and excellent comp!! #7054796

Tommy E. Burgess January 20, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderfull and well deserved POTD Bill!! #7054798

Karen Engelbreth January 20, 2009

A big congrats on your wonderful POTD, Bill! #7054804

Michelle Alton January 20, 2009

A classic Wyatt skyscraper shot takes the brass ring! Congratulations on this golden gem winning POTD, Bill! #7054855

Tressie Davis January 20, 2009

Awesome shot Bill, congrats on POTD!! #7054877

Manuel Barrera January 20, 2009

here, here, I guess:) #7054895

Max Aureli January 20, 2009

Congratulations on this POTD, Bill!!!! #7054901

Margaret R. Barry January 20, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD, Bill! #7054903

Brett Dolsen January 20, 2009

Time for a pat on the back Bill!!Congratulations!!!Brett #7054948

Ronald F. Fischer January 20, 2009

Congrats on this beautiful POTD! #7054964

Gord MacEachern January 20, 2009

Great capture Bill,job well done,congrats.
Gord #7055012

Joy Rector January 20, 2009

congrats on the POTD #7055064

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 20, 2009

WTG, Bill! Wonderful POTD!
Congratz! #7055086

Deb Koskovich January 20, 2009

Huge congrats on your POTD, Bill! #7055122

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 20, 2009

What a splendid building, Bill...a big congrats for this fine POTD!!! #7055149

Aimee S. McMaster January 20, 2009

....big congratulations on your wonderful POTD Bill...Aimee #7055163

Ken Smith level-classic January 20, 2009

Nice tilt to this, Bill. Congrats to you!! #7055187

Claudia Kuhn level-classic January 20, 2009

Beautiful lines Bill, big congrats on your POTD today! #7055200

January 20, 2009

nice photo. I spent a week shooting in new orleans last spring and that was a favorite building. did not get it as well as you though. #7055232

Janet McNeil level-classic January 20, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD!! Beautiful work!! #7055274

Sharon King January 20, 2009

Awesome work Bill, Congratulations! #7055297

Eve Sweatman January 20, 2009

Wonderful perspective Bill. Love the tones. #7055320

Terri L. Scribner January 20, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD!! Great perspective! #7055352

Jeana Clark January 20, 2009

Big Congrats for you POTD!!
Wonderful Work!!

~J~ #7055377

Carol Teal January 20, 2009

Beautiful light, great angle and a huge congrats on your POTD! #7055379

Anita Hogue January 20, 2009

Beautiful perspective and capture, Bill! Congratulations! #7055455

Dennis Behm January 20, 2009

Congratulations, Bill. Very nice! #7055478

Kathy L. Clark January 20, 2009

Congrats Bill on your wonderful POTD. Excellent light and composition. #7055482

Stephanie Laird level-classic January 20, 2009

Way to go Bill! Love it and congrats! #7055486

Eivor Kuchta January 20, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD, Bill! #7055489

Donna J. Eaton January 20, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful POTD Bill! #7055522

January 20, 2009

Hey Bill congrats on your POTD! Yay you! #7055537

Tammy Espino January 20, 2009

Congrats on potd~ Whooo :) #7055538

Sandy Stigliano January 20, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD Bill. Awesome!! #7055562

Ray Thoms January 20, 2009

Congratulations that they once in a while still recognize great work!!!! #7055599

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic January 20, 2009

Gorgeous POTD Bill! Congrats! #7055600

Daniella Puente January 20, 2009

EXCELLENT POTD Bill, congrats!!! #7055665

Sarah G January 20, 2009

I've got a big :) on my face. Congrats!

LOVE the tones. You found the perfect time of the day for this one. :) #7055674

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 20, 2009

Hi Bill!!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS my friend on this wonderful POTD!!! <>< #7055679

Linda Blair January 20, 2009

Congrats on POTD....very cool image!!! #7055715

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 20, 2009

WHOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, Wild Bill!!!!! Congratulations on your POTD!!!!! :-) Ms Kitty #7055789

Angie Sidles level-classic January 20, 2009

BIG congrats Bill on this amazing POTD!! So well deserved!! Kudos! #7055860

Sandy Powers January 20, 2009

Excellent choice for a Wow Photo of the day, Bill! Congratulations on seeing the amazing transformation from beautiful architecture -- to fine art! :)


David Phalen January 20, 2009

WOWZA!!!! HUGE Congrats on a spectacular POTD!! #7055974

Donna R. Wageman January 20, 2009


Colleen Farrell January 20, 2009

Sensational graphic image with wonderful color, Bill! Big congratulations on a most well-deserved POTD!! #7056052

Kathleen R. Struckle January 20, 2009

Fantastic work. Congrats. on POTD!! #7056116

A P January 20, 2009

Awesome capture Bill and Congratz on your POTD #7056207

Elida Gutierrez January 20, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD Bill!!! #7056395

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton January 20, 2009

The PERFECT shot!!! Congratulations on your POTD, Bill! #7056401

Bill Wyatt January 20, 2009

Thank you everyone for you kind words they are very much appreciated. #7056412

Stan Kwasniowski January 20, 2009

Bill, congratulations #7056512

Joan Powell January 20, 2009

Congrats Bill , it's a sign , the title "Golden Light " and the windows look black . The Black and Gold are going to win ;) #7056776

Lynne Morris January 20, 2009

WTG Bill, this is an awesome capture, Huge Congratulations on this beautiful POTD award. #7056795

Eugenio Diaz January 20, 2009

AMAZING work. Congrats. on POTD!! #7057090

John Connolly January 20, 2009

Huge congratulations on your POTD, Bill!Well done, indeed! #7057138

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 20, 2009

Congrats Bill on your Outstanding POTD!! Jeff #7057322

Judyann Plante January 20, 2009

Congratulations on this awesome POTD, Bill! Great find and capture!

Judyann <>< #7057544

Darryl Wilkinson January 20, 2009

Excellent shot, Bill! Congratulations on your award!! #7057556

Stephen Zacker January 20, 2009

Very cool perspective and colors. Congratulations #7058101

Evy Johansen level-classic January 20, 2009

This is so cool!! Big congratulations on your POTD, Bill!! #7058123

Debra R. Harder January 20, 2009

WTG, Bill! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your OUTSTANDING POTD!! Fantastic image!! Deb #7058184

Hector Contreras January 20, 2009

WTG a big contratulations my friend for your POTD
Heco #7058659

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 21, 2009

Congratulations Bill on your POTD WIN!

Dominick #7059662

Michael Umbreit January 21, 2009

Bill - Congratulations on your POTD! - Mike #7061541

Nadine A. Lewis January 21, 2009

WOW, Bill!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! I am thrilled to see this OUTSTANDING POTD!!! <>< #7061725

Raymond Pauly January 21, 2009

Congratulations, Bill! #7064881

Nadya Johnson January 22, 2009

WTG, Bill! Congratulations on your super Photo of the Day! #7068144

Corinne M. Thompson January 23, 2009

Fabulous capture Bill, congrats on the POTD! #7077144

Vicki Hunt January 31, 2009

Congratulations on this awesome POTD! #7108755

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