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Mary K. Robison March 20, 2005

Such gorgeosity, Stan!!!
(I know, it's not a real word....but the adjective wasn't long enough to describe this panaoama.)
Wonderful color layers! #227251

Mary K. Robison March 20, 2005

ooops...panorama...can you tell it's late...? #1193967

Carol Brill March 20, 2005

What a spectacular palette of color and light you have captured here, Stan, with the gorgeosity of all those tones intermixed and intermingled in such a dramatic fashion!! Great recovery!!! #1193968

Linda Proctor March 20, 2005

Just Wonderful!!!!Hope all is well
Stunning view #1193970

Dan Holm level-classic March 20, 2005

I have to agree with Mary on this Stan: "GORGEOSITY" sums it up beautifically!! ... Outstanding shot! #1193972

Danilo Piccioni level-classic March 21, 2005

who needs Home Teather System with a 62" Plasma Ultra Slim Screen on the wall, when you can see it from real and every evening?
Super Gorgeus, Stan!
Very well composed and shot!

Dado #1193980

S J March 21, 2005

Another display of pure magic by master of panoramic photogphy!! Woo hoo!! I'm so glad to see you back with your magic, Stan!! Good to have you back, my dear friend!! #1193989

Jordi Delgado March 21, 2005

Yet another fantastic shot by the man who lives in paradise!! ;-))

Gorgeous, Stan, good to see you're well and shooting!!

:-)) #1194000

Donna Roberts March 21, 2005

THRILLED to see you back on the site Stan and this is a beautiful way of making your 'come-back' from the flu.
:-) from "downunder" #1194003

Stanley J. Contrades March 21, 2005

Am very happy to be back and I wish to thank all of you for your very kind and thoughtful get well wishes ... Thank You!, Mary (LOL!); Carol (I still want to grow up writing like you!); Linda (All is well, thank you!); Dan (You should see what it says when you use Word's Thesaurus, LOL!); Dado (Too funny, but, it's got a lot of truth to it!); Jordi (Felt really good to get out of the house!!); Donna (Thanks again for your dedication which is very much appreciated!)! Thank you all once again, and know that you are such wonderful collegues and are ver much valued!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1194034

Mata Patan March 21, 2005

Welcome back Stan...I missed you!!!!
Wonderful photo!!!! Very good!!! #1194042

Stanley J. Contrades March 21, 2005

Mary did it (LOL!) ... Sorry, misspelled the word 'very' in the above response ;-)!!

Hi, Mata! Thank you for your kind response and am very happy to be back with all of the "Late night gang!". Your thoughtfulness is much appreciated!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1194048

Hasmik Hatamian level-deluxe March 21, 2005

Simply AWESOME! There are no words to describe this shot. I am at loss for words. Just amazing!
I am out of the loop here but welcome back. I'm glad that you're well and back in the game :-) #1194061

Anette Linnea Rasmussen March 21, 2005

WOW! Great God! Absolutely beautiful Stan! Love the light and rich colors on this shot, job well done!

Best wishes, Linnea

PS: Thanks for great comments on my Blue Beauty! #1194064

Judy S. Fung March 21, 2005

Very beautiful shot, Stan! I'm also glad to see you back with this awesome image. #1194089

Paul Michko March 21, 2005

Magnificent vista, Stan. #1194113

Carla Metzler March 21, 2005

This is gorgeous, Stan! So happy to see you are back! #1194117

Donald K. Cherry level-classic March 21, 2005

Beautiful shot, Stan and welcome back my friend! Hope all is well with you now!! #1194143

Tammy Scott March 21, 2005

Fantastically colorful sunset shot, Stan!!! #1194206

Tom Andersen March 21, 2005

What a super gorgeous sunset, Stan! Fantastic color! #1194306

Janet L. Skinner March 21, 2005

WOW, the colors you have captured in this sunset are stunning. Glad you are back, too!!! #1194331

Cathy Gregor March 21, 2005

What a spectacular sunset, Stan! You've captured it perfectly!
Welcome back! #1194434

Deborah Sandidge March 21, 2005

Magnificent capture, Stan! The colors look handpainted to perfection! #1194477

Roger Bernabo March 21, 2005

Tremendous sunset picture. Colors are wonderful and the wide expanse of your horizon makes this perfect #1194490

Diane Addonizio level-classic March 21, 2005

Spectacular, Stan !! #1194512

Charlene Bayerle March 21, 2005

What a awesome sight Stan!!!!! Beautiful image!!! #1194525

Wong Chek Poh March 21, 2005

Ho ho ho, stunning sunset. Wong. #1194668

William C. Raco level-classic March 21, 2005

Gorgeous photo, Stan.
I'm sorry to hear you were ill, but glad to know you are better.
Best wishes,

bill #1194756

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 21, 2005

This is beautiful! Wish I was there.....Another great one with fantastic colors!!!!!!!! Love this!
Shelly~ #1195090

Cathy Stancil March 21, 2005

So glad to see back and geeees, what an amazing come back, Stan !! Absolutly spectacular sunset ! #1195355

Stanley J. Contrades March 21, 2005

It is just wonderful to be back and I have so much to be thankful for, in all of you and for His unbelievable works of beauty! All I did was point, press a little button, and He took care of the rest :-)!! Wish all of you could have been there that evening!
Thank You!, as always, for your generosity and support of my efforts, Hasmik, Linnea, Judy, Paul, Carla, Donald, Tammy, Tom, Janet, Cathy, Deborah, Roger, DIANE, Charlene, Wong, bill, Shelly, and Cathy!!
I might add that a Singh-Ray Gold/Blue filter also does wonders for these scenes :-)!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1195501

Colette M. Metcalf March 21, 2005

This is AWESOME, Stan!! What gorgeous colors!! #1196026

Marsha S. Smith March 21, 2005

Welcome back, Stan. I am so glad you are feeling better. This image is so spectacular I can't find the words to describe it. Just luscious! #1196383

Stephen Zacker March 21, 2005

Amazing colors. It radiates warmth :-) #1196388

Stanley J. Contrades March 21, 2005

Hi, Colette, Marsha, and Stephen, and thank you ever so much for your wonderful responses that I am always grateful for receiving!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1196425

Kristi A. Howson March 22, 2005

A stunning view captured perferfectly Stan. I didn't realize you were sick..but I'm glad you're feeling better and I hope you stay that way :) #1198139

Elisabeth A. Gay March 22, 2005

Hi Stan this is awesome, I also didn't know you were sick, but am sure glad you are feeling better now!
Ann #1198622

Lucia De Giovanni March 22, 2005

What a stunning image Stan! With colors like that, who needs B&W my friend? (LOL)! #1198975

Stanley J. Contrades March 22, 2005

Thank you, Kristi, and everything is okay now!! Thank you, too, Ann, and Lucia! I appreciate everyone who has stopped in with their wonderful responses and well wishes!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1199003

Mary J. Costa Pearson March 22, 2005

gorgeous!!!!! #1199108

Stanley J. Contrades March 22, 2005

Thank you, Mary! I appreciate it!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1199336

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 22, 2005

Sheer beauty, oh man, the colors are absolutely amazing!! Thanks for sharing!! #1199394

Stanley J. Contrades March 22, 2005

Hi, Donna! Thanks for stopping in and am grateful for your kind response and support!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1199466

Evy Johansen level-classic March 23, 2005

What a beautiful scene, Stan! Wonderful colors! #1201955

Stanley J. Contrades March 23, 2005

Many thanks, Evy, for always supporting my efforts! I appreciate it!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1202230

Sharon Day level-classic March 25, 2005

Absolutely gorgeous, Stan!!! Wonderfully vibrant colors! This is just breathtaking! #1205165

Stanley J. Contrades March 25, 2005

Thank you once again, Sharon, and am pleased that you are enjoying the the scenes of my home!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1206189

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 25, 2005

WOW!!! Fabulous!! Amazing colors and view!!!!!!! #1206605

Stanley J. Contrades March 27, 2005

Thank you, Donna, very much for your support and I hope you are having a wonderful Easter Sunday!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1209946

Danilo Piccioni level-classic April 21, 2005

Congrats Stan!!!! outstand work! #1272962

Jordi Delgado April 21, 2005

Congrats, Stan!! Terrific finalist!!



Donna Roberts April 21, 2005

A huge congrats Stan - very well deserved.
:-) dddu #1273060

Janet L. Skinner April 21, 2005

Congratulations on this beauty, Stan!!!!!!!!! #1273246

Mata Patan April 21, 2005

Beautiful you deserved the finalist place!!! #1273327

Judy S. Fung April 21, 2005

Congrats, Stan! #1273473

Wendy Stevenson April 21, 2005

Congratulations Stan on this stunning finalist!!! Best of luck in the next round!! #1273664

S J April 21, 2005

Many Congratulations on this GREAT Finalist, Stan!! #1273917

Deb Holmes-Hatfield April 21, 2005

Beautiful, Stan, big congrats on this wonderful shot! #1274202

Stacey A. Bates April 21, 2005

Gorgeous Stan, many congrats and best of luck in the next round!! #1275552

Stan Kwasniowski April 21, 2005

Stan, Congratulations

Stan Kwasniowski #1275617

Tom Andersen April 21, 2005

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Stan! #1275735

Tammy Scott April 21, 2005

Congratulations Stan! #1276210

Mary K. Robison April 21, 2005

So happy to see this gorgeous pano made the finals!

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 21, 2005

great shot Stan! Congratulations! #1277029

Karen Engelbreth April 21, 2005

Congratulations, Stan :0)! #1277152

Deborah Sandidge April 21, 2005

Looks like paradise, congratulations and best of luck, Stan! #1277424

Karen Engelbreth April 21, 2005

Congratulations Stan :0)! #1277603

Debra Booth April 21, 2005

Gorgeous, Stan! Congratulations! #1277702

Hasmik Hatamian level-deluxe April 21, 2005

Awesome! Congratulations Dan. I knew this was a winner :-) Well deserved. #1277741

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 21, 2005

Congratulations Stan, gorgeous finalist! #1277813

Jennifer Rennison April 21, 2005

I missed this gorgeous sunset, stunning colors! Congratulations on your finalist, Stan! #1278136

Robert Mann level-classic April 21, 2005

Gorgeous colors and scene, Stan! Many congrats on your finalist selection and good luck! RoB #1278817

Nancy Grace Chen April 21, 2005

There was no way the judges could pass this up with this color, Stan... congrats to you on your finalist!!

Nancy #1278883

Stanley J. Contrades April 21, 2005

Dado, Jordi, Donna, Janet, Mata, Judy, Wendy, Sanjay, deb, Stacey, Stan, Tom, Tammy, Mary, Linda, Karen E. x2 :-)!, Deborah S., Debra, Hasmik, Deborah L., Jennifer, RoB, and Nancy, I am truly grateful for your well wishes and your tremendous support for which I thank you all! Much good luck to all of you!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1279167

Carla Metzler April 22, 2005

Congratulations, Stan! #1279920

Sharon Day level-classic April 22, 2005

This one is just absolutely gorgeous, Stan!!! Congratulations! #1280928

Patricia A. Kuniega April 23, 2005

Congratulations, Stan, for your finalist and this exquisite sunset. It has the color drama I would expect to see in the Southwest US, but am not used to seeing in images of Hawaii! The title says it all. Simply stunning!Hope all is well. Take care! #1283242

Kathleen R. Struckle April 28, 2005

Gorgeous Stan! Congrats!! #1301834

Stanley J. Contrades May 10, 2005

Thank You! so much for your thoughtfulness in stopping by to comment! I am truly blessed with all those who take the time to add their generous responses and am very grateful!
Thank you, Carla, Sharon, Pat, and Kathleen! If you are on the right side of the island at the right time you will get to see some amazing sunsets like this one!! Thanks once again ladies!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1338499

Jill Odice level-classic September 22, 2005

We had a sunset like this the other night, followed by a huge storm...lightning , thundere, wind and rain! This is a truly beautiful sunset you caught, I bet you see these all the time where you live! #1868103

Stanley J. Contrades September 22, 2005

Many thanks, Jill, for th generosity in your comment! This was taken from the south side of the island facing west and it's always beautiful there, just like this!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1868961

Nemil B. Chabebe October 26, 2005

Took me almost 2 minutes to scroll down
both pages of comments. I read some real fast, but I could't wait to write my WOW about this photo is such a great take with beautiful colors great work. And another WOW for your gallery I love it I'm very impress with all of your great photos. #2002347

Stanley J. Contrades October 27, 2005

Thanks very much, Nemil, for stopping in to view the gallery, as well as for your kind response that is much appreciated!!
Stan #2006447

Darryl Wilkinson December 20, 2005

Hi Stan, I had to stop by for some more insiration from your wonderful collection of images! This is just fantastic, I love this type shot! I am planning a trip to the Upper Uintah Mountains here in Utah, where you can see for miles upon miles of endless mountain tops. Hopefully we can capture some wonderful sunsets as you have captured here...

Thanks so much for your continued support of my images!

Much Aloha my friend!

Darryl #2202024

Stanley J. Contrades December 20, 2005

Good morning, Darryl, and thanks very much for your very kind response to this which I truly appreciate! I'm going to head back to the south side of the island one day this week to see if I can capture a nice pano of a sunset! Will look forward to your shots of the Uintah Mountains and know there will be other exquisite panos from that site coming from you! Much good luck to you with them!
Have a very Merry Christmas and the best to you and your family!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2204998

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Sunset at Poipu Beach, Poipu, Kaua'i, Hawai'i. 3/19/2005. 1/20 sec. ss, f5.6, ISO 100, RAW, 35-80mm lens @ 35mm.
Thanks to everyone for their get-well wishes!!

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