Six O'clock Shadow

© Alex T. Mizuno

Six O'clock Shadow

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 5/12/2009 3:55:35 PM

Very impressive Alex - Great Job!! Jeff #1126972

Allen Hughes 5/12/2009 4:12:08 PM

You caught a lovely morning from one of my favorite spots in the headlands. Nice job. #7513896

Kelly R. Arceneaux 5/12/2009 4:15:37 PM

love it ...beautiful work here !!

Kelly, #7513904

Richard D. Love 5/12/2009 4:16:44 PM

A golden image for the Golden Gate. Well done, Alex.

Rick #7513908

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 5/12/2009 4:43:57 PM

WOW!!! This is beautiful!!!! Way to go!!! #7513953

Cary Rogers level-deluxe 5/12/2009 4:45:54 PM

Great colors, reflection, shadows, and image comp, Alex! #7513960

Kim Kleinschmidt level-deluxe 5/12/2009 6:14:09 PM

Gorgeous sunrise, Alex! Awesome reflection, colors and composition! #7514124

Tammy Espino level-deluxe 5/12/2009 7:03:22 PM

Alex, beautiful!! How do you find the time to take such gorgeous shots with all your weddings and travel? :) #7514200

Liz blahh level-deluxe 5/12/2009 9:41:02 PM

Beautifully captured! Love the golden tones, shadow of the bridge & glistening water! #7514468

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 5/12/2009 11:07:56 PM

Impressive image Mr. *Sunrise* King!!! Great lines on all that fabulous shimmering gold! #7514523

Gina Cormier level-deluxe 5/13/2009 5:16:43 AM

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!! Awesome image!!! #7515434

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 5/14/2009 2:17:09 AM

Beautiful golden tones Alex and I just love the shadow play!! #7518617

Julianne Bradford level-deluxe 5/14/2009 9:40:07 AM

Beautiful composition, color and light Alex! #7520017

Steve Rice 5/16/2009 5:39:26 AM

Alex, Wonderful image #7526378

A P 5/17/2009 12:49:28 PM

Fantastic capture, Alex #7530357

Alex T. Mizuno 5/18/2009 2:11:47 PM

Thank you all very much for your wonderful comments!!

Tammy: I just don't have time to sleep. LOL #7534008

Renata Gusciora 5/19/2009 6:51:53 AM

UNique,fantastic presentation and pov,Alex! #7536499

Donna R. Wageman 5/19/2009 4:10:36 PM

Tremendous Capture! #7537885

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 5/22/2009 8:35:06 PM

Love it!
What a unique view!
~Lisa #7549080

Tiia Vissak 5/31/2009 12:22:48 AM

Congratulations! #7580783

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 5/31/2009 12:47:08 AM

Congratulations on another POTD for you Alex!!! #7580827

Lynne Morris 5/31/2009 1:09:03 AM

Stunning image Alex, Huge Congreatulations on our POTD award. #7580834

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 5/31/2009 1:19:08 AM

Hey Alex - big congratulations on this awesome POTD!!! WTG! #7580846

Susie Peek-Swint level-deluxe 5/31/2009 1:22:31 AM

Great shot Alex ~ love the shadow-play and title .. many congrats! #7580848

Graeme yew Chow level-deluxe 5/31/2009 3:15:56 AM

Congratulations ! Wonderful POTD win and great title, Alex. #7580968

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 5/31/2009 3:34:31 AM

A very unique perspective, golden tones and shadow play. CONGRATS Alex on the POTD award. I am pretty sure we will see this twice more!!

Usman. #7581005

Joy Rector level-deluxe 5/31/2009 4:31:09 AM

congrats on the POTD #7581130

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 5/31/2009 4:45:30 AM

Congrats Alex on your Terrific POTD!! Jeff #7581168

Ann Mulholland level-deluxe 5/31/2009 5:17:44 AM

Alex, gorgeous photo! the lighting is incredible. congrats!! #7581274

Lorna Shutter level-deluxe 5/31/2009 5:34:54 AM

Love your vertical take on this! Absolutely beautiful!!! Congrats on your POTD, Alex!!!!! :) #7581364

Christine Czernin level-deluxe 5/31/2009 6:06:16 AM

Congratulations, Alex, on this beautiful POTD.
It is a gorgeous capture. #7581457

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 5/31/2009 6:08:12 AM

WTG Alex....I love this one! #7581461

Debra R. Harder 5/31/2009 6:13:33 AM

WOW, Alex! This is STUNNING! CONGRATULATIONS on your BEAUTIFUL POTD!!! This is an instant favorite for me!! Deb #7581477

Ken Smith level-deluxe 5/31/2009 6:26:10 AM

Excellent, Alex. Congrats to you...beautiful shot! #7581515

Robert Baer 5/31/2009 6:53:23 AM

a unique pov of the bridge. congrats on your potd! #7581622

Leslie Carson Wolfe 5/31/2009 7:10:03 AM

Beautiful! I just arrived back in Kansas City last night from a trip to California, riding across the Golden Gate Bridge on the Sonoma County Airport Express to SFO after visiting my sister near Eureka for a week. It was wonderful time, and I love San Francisco.

Congratulations on your Photo of the Day! #7581677

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 5/31/2009 7:13:35 AM

Such a glorious view!
Congrats, Alex, on your well-deserved POTD!
Bright blessings, Lisa♥ #7581691

Erica Murphy level-deluxe 5/31/2009 7:39:13 AM

Stunning POTD Alex!! I love that shadow of the bridge on the water. Really cool. The movement of the water looks great too. Awesome shot! Love the vertical too. #7581782

A P 5/31/2009 8:23:58 AM

I love everything Erica love plus the gorgeous color in the sky as well. Outstanding Alex and a well deserved POTD #7581866

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 5/31/2009 9:32:51 AM

Gorgeous, Alex! Congrats on your POTD! #7581992

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 5/31/2009 2:04:20 PM

Perfect title, Alex! Great job! Congrats on your POTD!!!! WONDERFUL!!!

-Laura #7582564

Daniella Puente 5/31/2009 3:00:31 PM

Congrats on this POTD Alex, is wonderful! #7582691

Steve Pinzon level-deluxe 5/31/2009 5:45:43 PM


Congrats on another POTD. Great job, well deserved for the excellent image and title! #7583005

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 5/31/2009 6:15:23 PM

A beautiful POTD Alex, congratulations!! #7583061

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 5/31/2009 7:22:40 PM

I love the beautiful golden tones, the dramatic shadows, and the vertical presentation. Congratulations on this fantastic POTD, Alex! #7583273

Julianne Bradford 5/31/2009 8:04:51 PM

Beautiful Golden Gate with matching golden tones done so well Alex. Kudos on your POTD #7583339

Alex T. Mizuno 6/1/2009 11:05:26 PM

Thank you so much everyone! Thank you for your congratulations and kind words!!!


Tommy E. Burgess 6/1/2009 11:07:01 PM

Huge congratulations on this outstanding POTD Alex!!! #7587216

Tommy E. Burgess 6/1/2009 11:07:01 PM

Huge congratulations on this outstanding POTD Alex!!! #7587217

Alex T. Mizuno 6/1/2009 11:19:03 PM

Thank you Tommy and Tommy for your visit and nice comments :) !! #7587223

Nick Lagos 6/4/2009 1:52:37 PM

Big congrats on your POTD Alex...full of atmosphere and wonderful graphics... #7597684

Sharon 6/19/2009 12:25:24 PM

Congrats on your finalist!! #7648619

Don Johnson level-deluxe 6/19/2009 1:18:16 PM

Excellent. New concept on a subject that has been done many times. #7649001

Tiia Vissak level-deluxe 6/19/2009 1:27:10 PM

Congratulations again! #7649079

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 6/19/2009 3:22:42 PM

Beautifully done Alex!! Congratulations!! #7650075

Dianna Murphy 6/19/2009 4:29:18 PM

Congratulations on your fine entry/finalist. #7650606

Wm Nosal 6/19/2009 5:03:46 PM


Daniella Puente 6/19/2009 5:04:33 PM

Congratulations Alex! good luck on next :)) #7650946

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 6/19/2009 10:03:57 PM

Yes! The six o' clock shadow caught a finalist! Congratulations Alex! #7653268

Odeth Mizuno 6/19/2009 10:33:09 PM

Congratulations on all your finalists, Honey! I'm so very proud of you :D

Good luck on the next round! #7653402

Susan M. Hembree level-deluxe 6/19/2009 10:42:55 PM

Another great photo, Alex! Congratulations! #7653424

Lorna Shutter 6/20/2009 4:14:14 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist Award for this awesome sunrise photo, Alex!!!!! Photobucket #7654416

A P 6/20/2009 5:31:34 AM

Congratulations Alex on a stunning finalist. Best of luck in the next round #7654755

Eugenio Diaz 6/20/2009 5:56:17 AM

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist! Fantastic work!
Lovely image! #7654971

M.Christine Duncan 6/20/2009 8:30:39 AM

Beautiful!!! Congrats!!! #7656016

Mary Beth Aiello level-deluxe 6/20/2009 8:45:56 AM

Not surprised to see this, Alex. Huge congrats on this outstanding finalist. #7656118

Max Aureli 6/20/2009 10:16:19 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous image POTD and your Finalist, Alex!!! #7656712

Colleen Farrell level-deluxe 6/20/2009 10:38:44 AM

No surprise here! Big congrats on another amazing image, Alex! #7656893

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 6/20/2009 10:52:44 AM

Really really good ! Your early weak-up was well rewarded. Congratulations Alex ! #7656944

Debra R. Harder 6/20/2009 3:08:28 PM

This has GOLD all over it, Alex!! One of my favs!! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! Deb #7658111

Robert Baer 6/20/2009 3:37:23 PM

wow alex I got tired before I got to the bottom of this thread to respond. congrats again on this unique image of the gg. #7658302

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 6/20/2009 4:54:41 PM

Congrats Alex on this Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #7658602

Ken Smith level-deluxe 6/20/2009 8:28:37 PM

Way to go, Alex! Congrats!! #7659118

Alex T. Mizuno level-deluxe 6/20/2009 8:45:38 PM

Thank you very much for all your congrats my BP friends! I'm so thrilled!! #7659158

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 6/20/2009 10:37:10 PM

Alex, CONGRATS now on the Finalist Award!!

Usman. #7659425

Alex T. Mizuno level-deluxe 6/20/2009 10:40:55 PM

Thank you so much Usman! Congratulations on your beautiful Finalists too!! #7659438

Liz blahh level-deluxe 6/20/2009 11:22:40 PM

Congrats on your well deserved fianlist! #7659530

Alex T. Mizuno level-deluxe 6/20/2009 11:42:33 PM

Thank you Liz! Congratulations on your Finalist too!!! #7659544

Laurence Saliba level-deluxe 6/21/2009 3:10:02 AM

Gorgeous finalist!!! Congratulations!!! #7659892

Judy V. Kennamer level-deluxe 6/21/2009 9:24:14 AM

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist Alex!! #7661019

Alex T. Mizuno 6/21/2009 12:15:50 PM

Thank you very much Laurence and Judy!! And congratulations on your beautiful Finalists!!! #7661324

Julianne Bradford 6/22/2009 9:51:48 AM

Oh good, glad you got a well deserved finalist award! #7664930

Alex T. Mizuno 6/22/2009 2:42:55 PM

Thank you so much Julianne!!! #7666140

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 11/9/2010 5:10:19 PM

Alex I was just browsing your gallery and this one caught my eye again...and don't you now it is also a National Geo selection!!!! HA!

That shadow casted there is magnificent. WHEN DOES THIS EVER HAPPEN!? LIKE THIS ONE???!!!

Amazing capture. I am so happy for you!

-Laura #9024323

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Golden Gate Bridge photographed at sunrise from Marin Headlands. Selected for BetterPhoto Photo of the Day and National Geographic Online Contest "Your Shot"

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 48.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 5/12/2009 3:36:21 PM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest Finalist Photo of the Day

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