Minnesota Morning

© Rona L. Schwarz

Minnesota Morning

Uploaded: March 29, 2014 22:36:23

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1/100s @ f/8.0, ISO 200, Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 VR) @ 135mm.

Congratulations to all the fabulous Finalists and Winners!

Comments

Randy K. Baldwin March 30, 2014

Wonderful Color And Image! #1568459

Orsi March 30, 2014

WooW!Beautiful capture,Rona! #11013596

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe March 31, 2014

OMG!!!!! What a breathtaking image, Rona!
The fawn is so cute, the reflections are gorgeous as well as your comp and colors! #11014098

Bojan Bencic level-classic April 10, 2014

Absolutely beautiful, Rona. Congratulations on your POTD! #11020866

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 10, 2014

Gorgeous capture and POTD, Rona. #11020879

Debbie Bray April 10, 2014

WoW! This is like a fairytale, Rona, congratulations on your wonderful POTD, well deserved!!! #11020894

Donna Dunbar April 10, 2014

Gorgeous capture, congrats on a well deserved POTD !!!
#11020898

Leslie McLain level-classic April 10, 2014

Congrats on a beautiful POTD, Rona. Love that reflection. #11020906

Joy Rector April 10, 2014

congrats on the POTD #11020911

Anita Hogue April 10, 2014

Oh, WOW, such a gorgeous image, Rona! Congratulations on your POTD! #11020912

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic April 10, 2014

Should be on a cover of a children's fairytale book or movie, WTG Rona. CONGRATZ on the POTD!!!

UB. #11020915

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic April 10, 2014

WINNER of the YEAR more likely!!!
WOW!!!
Congratulations! #11020936

Deb E. Cornelius April 10, 2014

Wow! What an amazing capture to wake up to this morning! Breathtaking!
Congrats on your POTD and finalist!!!! #11020939

Nancy Marie Ricketts April 10, 2014

Beautiful composition, Rona! Congratulations on your superb POTD! #11020945

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe April 10, 2014

Congrats Rona, well deserved POTD!
#11020951

Carol Flisak level-addict April 10, 2014

Beautiful image, Rona... super composition, clarity, color and reflection! Congrats on your lovely POTD! #11020956

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 10, 2014

Wowza Rona! Congratulations on this awesome POTD!

jo ann c. #11020992

Mitch Spence level-classic April 10, 2014

Oh, my, that's idyllic. Congratulations, Rona. #11020994

Kate Jackson April 10, 2014

What an amazing experience that must have been. I think I would have been torn between watching and taking the picture. Very well done. Such an enjoyable image! #11020995

Sara B Coffey level-deluxe April 10, 2014

A once in a lifetime image Rona! Every aspect came together at this perfect moment in time! Congratulations on a stunning POTD!
Sara:) #11020999

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 10, 2014

How very lovely! The light and rich fresh colors, the reflection, the adorable fawn looking right at us - perfection! Congratulations on the POTD. #11021010

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe April 10, 2014

This is absolutely gorgeous, Rona...huge congratulations! #11021019

Kathryn Wesserling April 10, 2014

Magical. I'm extending my congratulations for each of the next levels that will bring you more honors. #11021023

Mary Alston April 10, 2014

How wonderful! Someone should write a children's book to go with it. #11021026

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic April 10, 2014

Beautiful composition, especially with the reflection of the fawn. Congratulations on the POTD! #11021065

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic April 10, 2014

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving POTD! 8o) #11021094

Nancy L. Green level-classic April 10, 2014

I LOVE this Rona, I grew up there and spent the 1st half of my life in Minnesota, BEAUTIFULLY done!!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!! #11021119

Ellen Hodges April 10, 2014

Huge Congrats on a fabulous POTD, Rona!!! Gorgeous!! #11021140

Ann Coates level-classic April 10, 2014

What a fantastic image. Congratulations on your POTD. #11021167

Val Feldman level-deluxe April 10, 2014

Sheer kismet - right place, right time but it takes an expert photographer to be absolutely ready for it - and you sure were! :) What a wonderful moment captured and what a wonderful POTD. Congratulations, Rona! #11021177

Laura E. Swan level-classic April 10, 2014

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ON THIS BEAUTIFUL POTD, Rona!!!

This image is like getting a peek of Paradise! Completely splendid!!

A FAV if I can find the little heart!!! :D

-Laura #11021200

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe April 10, 2014

Huge congrats on your awesome POTD, Rona! #11021213

Colette M. Metcalf April 10, 2014

BIG congrats to you on this wonderful POTD!!! #11021214

Barbara L. Dunlap April 10, 2014

Wow, Rona! That is incredible! How wonderful that must have been to come upon the opportunity to take
such a beautiful photo. #11021216

Lindley Johnson level-classic April 10, 2014

What a wonderful image, Rona! Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD. #11021275

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 10, 2014

Magnificent composition, capture, details, color and reflection. Congrats on this awesome POTD Rona. #11021303

Rona L. Schwarz April 10, 2014

Thank you all so very, very much! I just saw this now for the first time and was so surprised and excited! Have been flat on my back all day (another back attack) so this really made me feel better! And thank you BP judges for this honor. #11021305

Phyllis H. Burchett April 10, 2014

w o w Rona, what a stunning shot...big congrats on your POTD, hope you are feeling better! #11021341

Elizabeth T-D Komins level-deluxe April 10, 2014

Phyllis B. took the words right out of my mouth.
This photo is stunning, absolutely stunning!
Hope your back gets better soon. I'm a fellow sufferer so I totally empathize. #11021410

Mary K. Robison April 10, 2014

Enchanting capture, Rona ~
Congratulations on your VERY well-earned POTD!
This should be getting more gold before too long... #11021412

Mike F. Anderson April 10, 2014

This is like something that Disney would commission a famous illustrator to create for a new Fantasyland! The words "Picture Perfect" never fit better on a photo. Congratulations on your POTD. You captured and presented this wonderfully. This is the type of photo I expect to see when I look at Grand Prize winners! #11021471

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 10, 2014

How perfect!!! Big congrats on your POTD! #11021475

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna April 11, 2014

What an INCREDIBLE POTD, Rona!!! WTG!!! :-) k #11021656

Eivor Kuchta April 11, 2014

Wow, what a beautiful setting! Congratulations on your stunning POTD, Rona! #11021712

Richard D. Love April 12, 2014

Congratulations, Rona...wonderful light and reflections!

Rick #11022130

Laura E. Swan level-classic April 12, 2014

(Get well soon!!! xo) #11022604

Nadia Paul April 12, 2014

What a magical scene Rona - congrats on your POTD! #11022650

Karen Celella April 16, 2014

Huge congratulations on your gorgeous POTD, Rona! Feel better! #11024393

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 20, 2014

Huge congrats, Rona, on your stunning POTD!

Debby #11026803

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 27, 2014

Congrats again on your gorgeous finalist and best wishes for the next round!

Debby #11031405

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe April 27, 2014

Huge congrats on all of your Staff Favorites and Finalists, Rona! #11031437

Laura E. Swan level-classic April 27, 2014

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On Your GOLD, Rona. Oh? Not Gold yet? Just wait! POTD, FINALIST...The signs are all there!

This is so pretty and serine! It's already a winner to me!
-Laura :D #11031580

April 27, 2014

Beautiful image #11031803

Mike F. Anderson April 27, 2014

No surprise here! This ones gotta be heading for the gold! Congratulations on your finalist Rona. #11032316

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 28, 2014

Congrats on this awesome finalist Rona!
I ditto Mike A.

jo ann c. #11032802

April 28, 2014

The still reflections are awesome. #11032934

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe April 30, 2014

Huge Congrats on your awesome First Place Gold, Rona! #11035170

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic April 30, 2014

Love the reflections! Congratulations on your First place Gold Winner! #11035217

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 30, 2014

Bambi in Wonderland!

Huge congrats, Rona, on your First Place Win!
Debby #11035238

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 30, 2014

Congratulations Rona! #11035258

Leslie McLain level-classic April 30, 2014

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Rona. Looking forward to going in Sept. with MPEG.

Leslie #11035353

Mike F. Anderson April 30, 2014

Congratulations on your first place win, Rona! #11035370

Val Feldman level-deluxe April 30, 2014

A more magical moment couldn't be found - this is wonderful, Rona! Warmest congratulations on a fabulous First Place Win! #11035432

Terry Cervi level-classic April 30, 2014

Hi Rona! This is so beautiful! Huge congrats on an outstanding First Place win!! #11035506

Nikki McDonald level-classic April 30, 2014

Knew this was special, Rona. Congratulations on the first place win. #11035525

Susan Williams level-classic April 30, 2014

Congratulations on this beautiful First Place Gold winner, Rona. It's paradise. Beautifully captured! #11035606

Robert R. Grove April 30, 2014

Congratulations , gorgeous work here ! #11035609

Patrick Rouzes April 30, 2014

One of my faves of the month, Rona. Congrats.
#11035637

Patrick Rouzes April 30, 2014

It won't let me fave now, but i'll check later.
#11035638

Colette M. Metcalf May 01, 2014

Big congrats!!!!! #11035710

Ellen Hodges May 01, 2014

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner, Rona!!!!! #11035915

Chris Budny level-deluxe May 01, 2014

That's just dazzling! Congratulations! #11035960

Dayna Cain level-classic May 01, 2014

I could look at this all day. Absolutely beautiful! HUGE congrats on this very deserving winner! #11036027

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic May 01, 2014

Simply gorgeous, Rona. Huge congrats on your beautiful GOLD. #11036044

Christine Czernin level-classic May 01, 2014

What a peaceful beauty, Rona.
Makes one forget all the trouble in the world. For a short while,at least.
Big congratulations on your gold win. #11036188

Gail Sullivan level-classic May 01, 2014

Such a striking image, Rona...congrats! #11036313

Memoriee G. Sconce May 01, 2014

Congrats on this beautiful image.
Memoriee #11036470

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 01, 2014

BIG CONGRATZ on the Top Prize for this Top image, Rona!

UB. #11036690

Laura E. Swan level-classic May 02, 2014

No Surprise here at all Rona!

animated fireworks photo: fireworks avmisc15.gif Huge Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN!!!
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#11036767

JO ANN CLEVELAND May 02, 2014

Congratulations on this fannn...tastic Gold 2nd Place Winner Rona!

jo ann c. #11037036

JO ANN CLEVELAND May 02, 2014

DUHHHH! I meant GOLD 1ST PLACE!!!

Sorry...

jo ann c.
#11037038

Bojan Bencic level-classic May 02, 2014

Fantastic. Congratulations, Rona! #11037263

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 12, 2014

A wonderland Rona, huge congrats on your huge win! #11043709

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