Dawn of a Dream

© Lester A. Garcia

Dawn of a Dream

Uploaded: June 06, 2012


Exif: F Number: 0, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 16/5 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 0.00 mm, Model: NEX-7


Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict June 06, 2012

This is just beautiful and so serene, Lester!

Dominick #1467555

Michelle Alton June 06, 2012

Looks as though GOLD is erupting out of those rocks. This is gorgeous work, Lester. #10170781

Lester A. Garcia June 06, 2012

Hi Dominick,

Thanks for dropping by. Nice to hear from you.

Hi Michelle,

Just renewed by subscription with BP and after three months of hibernation and photographing the beaches os Southern California, I came up with this. Thanks you like it.

Best regards to both of you. Sincerely,

Lester #10170792

Thomas E. Hinds June 08, 2012

Fantastic capture, Lester! #10173555

Lester A. Garcia June 08, 2012

Hi Thomas,

Thank you very much for liking this too. Best regards!

Lester #10173695

David M. Montero June 10, 2012

Wonderful clarity and tone. Marvelous shot Lester! #10175175

Lester A. Garcia June 12, 2012

Dave, thanks for your nice remark. Regards! #10177119

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 30, 2012

Gorgeous finalist, Lester!

Debby #10251069

Lester A. Garcia July 30, 2012


Thanks for dropping by.

Lester #10251159

July 30, 2012

Great atmosphere #10252146

Lester A. Garcia July 30, 2012

To the Judges @ BetterPhoto,

Thank you!

Lester #10252239

Thomas E. Hinds July 30, 2012

Wonderful Finalist in every way! Congratulations, Lester! #10252680

Lester A. Garcia July 30, 2012

Thank you for your kind remark, Thomas.

Best regards! - Lester #10253294

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 31, 2012

That's beautiful, Lester! Congratulations! #10254400

David M. Montero July 31, 2012

Another awesome beauty Lester! Congratulations on your Finalist selection! #10255392

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 31, 2012

Awesome finalist Lester! Congratulations!

jo ann c. #10255428

Lester A. Garcia July 31, 2012

Chris, Dave & JoAnn,

Many thank to all!

Lester #10255435

Thomas E. Hinds July 31, 2012

Congratulations on this fantastic Winner, Lester! #10256189

Chris Budny level-deluxe August 01, 2012

Congrats once more, on making the win! #10257445

David M. Montero August 01, 2012

This HAD to be! Congratulations Lester!!! #10258211

Lester A. Garcia August 01, 2012

Thomas, Chris & Dave,

Thank you all for your greetings!

Lester #10258400

Debra R. Harder August 01, 2012

Hi Lester...I'm happy to see this beauty win GOLD. This is truly breathtaking. Love the lighting, colors and exposure. Huge congratulations on your fabulous win!!! Deb #10258467

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 02, 2012

Fannnn...tastic Lester!

Congratulations on this wonderful Second Place Winner! Sooo well deserved too!

jo ann c. #10259784

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 03, 2012

Congratulations!!!! I love the light, scenery and colors Lester! #10261158

Lester A. Garcia August 03, 2012

Debra, Jo Ann & Donna,

There's nothing more special than reading your inspiring remarks on this photo. Thank you all for sharing your thoughts.

Best regards!

Lester #10261585

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic August 04, 2012

Stunningly beautiful, Lester. Huge congrats on this well deserved Gold. #10262270

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 04, 2012

Great light, mood and place, Lester. Big CONGRATZ on your Winner. Very beautiful gallery too!

UB. #10263098

Lester A. Garcia August 04, 2012

Mary Beth & Usman,

Congratz too to both of you. Thanks for your visit.

Lester #10263118

Debra R. Harder August 22, 2012

Congrats, Lester, on being the featured gallery for Snapshot. I love this image!! #10285419

Bill Houghton August 22, 2012

Lester, this is such a great photo. No wonder it's a winner. Congratulations, Bill #10285726

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Get Constructive Critiques

Sign up for an interactive online photography course to get critiques on your photos.


Did You Know?

Discussions by Category: You can view photo discussions on various themes in the Community > Photo Discussions section of the site.

BetterPhoto Websites: If you see an orange website link directly under the photographer's name, it's totally okay. It's not spam. The reason: BetterPhoto is the one that offers these personal photography websites. We are supporting our clients with those links.

Unavailable EXIF: If there is no other information but 'Unavailable' in the EXIF (meaning no EXIF data exists with the photo), the 'Unavailable' blurb is not displayed. If there is any info, it shows. Many photos have the EXIF stripped out when people modify the image and resave it, before uploading.


The following truth is one of the core philosophies of BetterPhoto:

I hear, I forget.
I see, I remember.
I do, I understand.

You learn by doing. Take your next online photography class.

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

Copyright for this photo belongs solely to Lester A. Garcia.
Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.