Blue Ridge Dawn

© John Kimball

Blue Ridge Dawn

Uploaded: September 10, 2013


Dawn on The Blue Ridge Parkway
Balsam North Carolina

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 36.00 mm, Model: NIKON D800


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 10, 2013

Beautiful sky, light and capture. #1543994

Anna M. Halasz September 10, 2013

Amazing !

Ray level-classic September 10, 2013

Fantastic work, John! #10840104

John Rivera level-deluxe September 11, 2013

Outstanding capture! #10840343

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 01, 2013

The colors and mood, incredible. Such a gorgeous winning image John, congratulations! #10886434

Ellen Hodges November 01, 2013

Huge congrats on a gorgeous winner, John!! #10886556

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 01, 2013

Congratulations on this beauty!!! #10886571

Lindley Johnson level-classic November 01, 2013

Huge congratulations on an amazing First Place Win, John! #10886981

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe November 01, 2013

Congratulations on First Place! #10887026

Ann Lyssenko level-addict November 01, 2013

Just beautiful John! The layers and delicate colors enhanced by the grounded of the foreground. If the foreground weren't there I would be floating in the clouds. Congratulation on being a winner! Ann #10887546

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 01, 2013

Congrats on a very well deserved Gold First Place Win John! Awesome..

jo ann c. #10887733

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe November 01, 2013

Beautiful!! Always enjoy heading off looking for a sunrise when visiting around the parkway. Most days seem to be a bust, but this one was certainly worth getting up for. Congratulations!! #10887831

John Kimball November 02, 2013

Thanks so much for all the wonderful comments! Greatly appreciated.

Patrick Rouzes November 02, 2013

CONGRATS on your Gold Medal, John.

Jessica Jenney November 02, 2013

Congratulations on your stunning First Place Win, John! #10888712

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 03, 2013

on your First Place Gold Winner!!!

UB. #10890035

Ye Tun November 06, 2013

Congratulation.. #10892179

Merna L. Nobile November 16, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS! It’s great to know you have something new to smile about and a special reason to be proud.

Harriet Feagin level-classic January 26, 2014

It just does not get any better than this photograph. The scene is perfect as is the composition, exposure and color. Great job. #10956422

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