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Jordi Delgado April 11, 2005

Amazing image, Stan!!! The sky seems to be on fire!!

:-)) #235070

Danilo Piccioni level-classic April 11, 2005

Stan! this is a terrific sunset!
what an incredible natural wonder and what a great eye and photography skills you have mastered during the years to be able to capture this!
WOW! #1244206

S J April 11, 2005

Your nature photography is truly unique, Stan!! And here's the perfect example!! I Love it!! #1244218

Jane Summa April 11, 2005

ooooooooooooo I don't know what to say, Stan! This is sooooooo real!! I look at this and I feel as if I'm actually standing there taking this shot!! ha! EXCELLENT!!! #1244220

Ali Atri April 11, 2005

Hot sunset Stan. Such a crisp horizon. great job. #1244231

Donna Roberts April 11, 2005

Stan, despite me loving last nights submit.....I think I love this one more.
A hard decision - I am loving seeing your sunsets. You truly live in a beautiful part of the world.
:-) dddu #1244246

Stanley J. Contrades April 11, 2005

From another page:

Danilo Piccioni
member since: 3/13/2004
Stan! this is a terrific sunset!
what an incredible natural wonder and what a great eye and photography skills you have mastered during the years to be able to capture this!
4/11/2005 12:27:03 AM

Dan J. Holm
member since: 5/11/2004
Wow!! Stunning, Stan!! Absolutely gorgeous!

4/11/2005 12:27:54 AM


Stanley J. Contrades April 11, 2005

Thank you all for your generous and very kind responses, as well as your continued support, all of which is vey much appreciated!
Jordi, Dado, Sanjay, Jane, Ali, and Donna, Thank You!
With fond Aloha,

Mata Patan April 11, 2005

Now I know you love flowers and sunsets!!!
You are very good on both categories!!!
Wonderful Stan!! #1244270

Paul Michko April 11, 2005

Magnificent, Stan. #1244321

Judy S. Fung April 11, 2005

Gorgeous colors and sunset, Stan!! #1244328

Donald K. Cherry level-classic April 11, 2005

Awesome, Stan! Thank you so much for sharing this fabulous sunset with me! #1244344

Theresa McCloskey April 11, 2005

this is great Stan - so beautiful :-) #1244363

Carla Metzler April 11, 2005

Gorgeous shot, Stan! What beautiful color you have captured! #1244415

Cathy Gregor April 11, 2005

Such a beautiful sunset, Stan!
Nicely captured. #1244426

Tom Andersen April 11, 2005

I love them both, Stan! Very beautiful! #1244473

Colette M. Metcalf April 11, 2005

WOW! This is gorgeous!! #1244605

Diane Addonizio level-classic April 11, 2005

Beautiful! #1244683

Wally Orlowsky April 11, 2005

I'll drink to that ... awesome, Stan. #1244815

Karen Engelbreth April 11, 2005

WOW - fantastic sunset, Stan! #1244939

Stacey M April 11, 2005

OK now I need a vacation and this is where I want to sit and watch the sunset. #1245040

Leanne M.E. Boyd April 11, 2005

Beautiful sunset Stan! #1245373

Mary J. Costa Pearson April 11, 2005

breathtaking beauty!! #1245505

Deborah Sandidge April 11, 2005

Beautifully captured sunset, Stan! #1245650

Robin L. Wehrman April 11, 2005

WOW! Stan the colors are amazing and so very beautiful. Magnificent capture!!!! Sure is breathtaking!!!!! #1245951

Marsha S. Smith April 11, 2005

The color in this sunset is so rich and vibrant. Wow! Just magnificent, Stan! #1246113

Elisabeth A. Gay April 11, 2005

Great title - fantastic colours!
Ann #1246443

William C. Raco level-classic April 11, 2005

Still beautiful, colorful and well taken.
Excellent work, Stan


Goshka G. April 11, 2005

Just majestic, Stan!! Beautiful work! #1246505

Stanley J. Contrades April 11, 2005

The evening this was taken the sunset turned the clouds above, to the right, and to the back of us a gorgeous pastel pink!
Thank You!, so very much as always, Mata, Paul, Judy, Donald, Theresa, Carla, Cathy, Tom, Colette, DIANE, Wally, Karen, Stacey, Leanne, Mary, Deborah, Robin, Marsha, Ann, bill, and Goshka, for your thoughtful and generous responses that I value!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1246514

Terry R. Hatfield April 11, 2005

Beautiful Sunset Stan! Love The Colors And comp:-) #1246541

Janus Anderson April 12, 2005

Awesome photo. Amazing shot. Absolutely beautiful... Wow. #1248299

Evy Johansen level-classic April 12, 2005

Still beautiful, Stan! #1249569

Sharon Day level-classic April 13, 2005

Beautiful blazing sunset, Stan!!! Wonderful composition and timing! Just gorgeous! #1250822

Stanley J. Contrades April 13, 2005

Terry, Janus, Evy, and Sharon, thank you for your support and thoughtfulness!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1252899

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic May 10, 2005

Stan lovely sunset. Looks like the sun is on fire it so beautiful.

LOVE THIS BIG TIME....Kerby #1336106

Stanley J. Contrades May 10, 2005

Thanks very much, Kerby, and I appreciate your time and generosity in commenting! Have a great week!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1338536

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 14, 2005

Gorgeous, spectacular, out of this world fantastic!! #1350005

Stanley J. Contrades May 15, 2005

Hi, Donna ...
Thank you ever so much for stopping by to comment and I'm pleased that you enjoyed the view :-)!! Hope all is well with you and your family, and thanks once again, as I am always grateful for your support and kindness!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1352899

Kristi A. Howson May 21, 2005

Congratulations on your finalist it! #1376786

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 21, 2005

Beautiful Stan...congratulations!!! #1377502

S J May 22, 2005

Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING Finalist, Stan!! #1377979

Donna Roberts May 22, 2005

Yes, I am still of the opinion that this is STAN-TASTIC and I really do wish you the very best of luck in the next round!
:-) from dddu #1378231

Tom Andersen May 22, 2005

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Stan! #1378515

Cindy Paquette May 22, 2005

Congrats Stan...gorgeous! #1378840

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 22, 2005

Stunning! Congrats~ #1379223

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic May 22, 2005

Stan, congratulations on this wonderful sunset Finalist!! :-) All the best for a placing!! ;-) #1379378

Judy S. Fung May 22, 2005

Congrats, Stan!! #1379669

Terry R. Hatfield May 22, 2005

Congratulations On Your Finalist Stan!! #1381225

Deb Holmes-Hatfield May 22, 2005

Beautiful Stan, Congratulations on this well deserved finalist! #1381344

Stanley J. Contrades May 22, 2005

Thank You! for adding many rays of sunshine to my day with all of your kind and most generous responses, Kristi, Jim, Sanjay, Donna R., Tom, Cindy, Claudia, Carolyn, Judy, Terry, and Deb. And good luck to those of you who have Finalists!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1382037

Cathy Barrows May 22, 2005

Congrats on your finalist!...beautiful #1382507

Carla Metzler May 22, 2005

So beuatiful! Congratulations, Stan! #1382614

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 22, 2005

Spectacular Stan, congratulations again!! #1382941

Dan Holm level-classic May 22, 2005

Wow!! No wonder this magnificent capture is a Finalist, Stan!! Congratulations! #1382984

Jane Summa May 22, 2005

Congratulations, Stan! Glad BP thought this was as wonderful as we did!! Good Luck to you! #1383423

Danilo Piccioni level-classic May 22, 2005

congrats! congrats! congrats! .... #1383463

Stanley J. Contrades May 23, 2005

Cathy, Carla, Donna, Dan, Jane, and Dado, Thank You! I very much appreciate your warm and kind responses, and the best to all of you with your Finalists in the next round!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1383690

Mary K. Robison May 23, 2005

A day for "Congrats!" catch-up, and I'm starting with YOU, my friend!CONGRATULATIONS!
This is so deserving of its finalist spot, Stan, and with luck, it will go even higher! #1385727

Sharon Day level-classic May 24, 2005

Congratulations, Stan!!! This is just gorgeous! #1390732

Carol Brill May 24, 2005

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Stan, your capture of the fading light and darkening tones here is outstanding! #1393099

Stanley J. Contrades May 25, 2005

Thanks very much for your confidence, Mary, and am just happy that you enjoyed the scene, my friend!

Thank you, too, Sharon, for your support and kindness!

Hi, Carol! Thank you, as always, for your wonderful and most kind responses!

Am always delighted to hear from you ladies and I very much appreciate your stopping by!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1393445

Jennifer Rennison May 25, 2005

So gorgeous, Stan! Definately a place to take a vacation, congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #1396812

Stanley J. Contrades May 25, 2005

Thank you, Jennifer, and you really should take a vacation here, especially on the south side of the island where this was shot :-)!! Hope all is well with you and thanks once again for your much appreciated response on this image!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1396836

June 22, 2005

wow!!! I was right you do have some really great photographs stan! I loved this one !! I have a thing for sunsets and have many in my gallery but they dont compare to this! great work!
your friend,
jacqueline slater #1504801

Stanley J. Contrades June 22, 2005

Thank You!, Jacqueline, for stopping by and I appreciate your taking the time to comment! This is one of the most beautiful areas to watch sunsets and the colors change as the sun drops behind the horizon! Hope you do get to come and visit soon!!
Thanks once again!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1506833

Sherrye Nozaki July 26, 2005

Very very nice Stan. I hope you have room for this one on a wall in your home.
Sherrye #1643241

Stanley J. Contrades July 27, 2005

Thank you very much once again for visiting, Sherrye!! Yep, got lots of room and a 16X20 looks real good :-)!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1646847

Darryl Wilkinson November 13, 2005

Stunning, simply stunning Stan!!! Winner in my book!!! DW #2070457

Stanley J. Contrades November 14, 2005

Thanks very much for your confidence and support of my work, Darryl, which is greatly appreciated!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2071985

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For Donald C. who wanted to see this without the plumeria in last night's image.
From the south side of the island. Sunset over Po'ipu, Kaua'i, Hawai'i taken from the Waiohai Resort. 1/180, f8, ISO 100, RAW, 35-80mm lens @ 80mm, landscape mode.

Uploaded on April 11, 2005 Photo Contest Finalist

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