Heaven's Gate Sunset

© Nathaniel C. Morse-Dayton

Heaven's Gate Sunset

Uploaded: September 26, 2006


aperture f22, shutter 3sec, 17mm, Sunset at Heaven's Gate Peak in the Hells Canyon, OR.


Susana Ms Heide September 26, 2006

WOWWW!! What a GLORIOUS capture of the sunset colors on the wood! Your composition is also very pleasing! #529581

Brinn MacDougall September 26, 2006

I agree..everything about this is right-on! #3364545

Deb James September 26, 2006

Fantastic! #3364666

Judy A. Lawhon September 26, 2006

Fabulous image, Nathaniel! #3364786

Nilesh J. Bhange October 24, 2006

Stunning photo & nice lighting.. #3491766

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 26, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3503389

Frank Elder October 26, 2006

Wow! Love the lighting. Congrats and good luck! Frank #3503432

October 26, 2006

Looks like a painting. #3504359

John D. Quixley October 27, 2006

Beautiful image Nathaniel. Congratulations #3512019

Donna W. Neal October 29, 2006

Congratulations on your Win Nathaniel.
Such beautiful lighting! #3517854

Milan Banik October 29, 2006

Nathaniel Congratulations ! #3518251

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 29, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner. #3518853

Garth Wunsch October 29, 2006

What a great shot... you deserve the win!!!!!
Garth #3518866

Janine Russell level-deluxe October 29, 2006

Nathaniel, excellent colors, detail, lighting and composition; congratulations on your Second Place Win! #3519570

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 29, 2006

Congratulations on your second place win!! What beautiful textures, colors and lighting! #3519746

Nathaniel C. Morse-Dayton October 29, 2006

Thank you to everyone who commented on this photo. #3520400

Mick Burkey October 30, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Nathaniel! Fantastic use of the logs for foregound, love the lighting. #3523898

Cathy M. Gromball November 01, 2006

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Nathaniel! Beautiful photo!

Cathy :) #3533166

November 08, 2006

This is just gorgeous, I am speechless!!! #3561852

Carolyn M. DAlessandro November 10, 2006

I cannot take my eyes off this one...a absolute perfect image..Stunning! #3572531

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic November 12, 2006

Wow, beautiful!!! #3576680

Nan Fischer November 12, 2006

Wow, this is beautiful! It looks like a painting, the colors are so rich. Congratulations on this well-composed shot! #3578796

Tony Gutowski November 13, 2006

Congradulation on an incredible 2nd place win and an image with such beauty and detail that one could spend all day in and not get bored. #3581893

Darien D. Chin November 13, 2006

Beautiful. #3583642

Karen Engelbreth December 28, 2006

Beautiful image Nathaniel - big congrats on your POTD! #3746528

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 28, 2006

Congratulations on your POTD. #3746548

Susie Peek-Swint December 28, 2006

Awesome capture Nathaniel ~ many congrats on yout win and POTD! #3746549

Donna La Mattino Pagakis December 28, 2006

Super potd, congratulations! #3746557

Helen N. McHugh December 28, 2006

Congratulations Nathaniel on this stunning POTD!!! #3746651

Lynne Morris December 28, 2006

Beautiful image Natheniel and many congratulations on your POTD! #3746675

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic December 28, 2006

Congratulations on your fantastic POTD. Beautiful colors. #3746902

Sharon F. Morris December 28, 2006

Congrats on your beautiful image, I love the detail in the wood with the sunset colors.
You have a beautiful Gallery.
Congrats and Happy New Year. :-) #3746944

December 28, 2006

awesome shot :) #3747010

Joy Rector December 28, 2006

congrats on the POTD #3747044

Lindley Johnson level-classic December 28, 2006

Beautiful image, Nathaniel! Gorgeous color and great detail. Congratulations on your well-deserved second place win and POTD. #3747184

Gregory Allen Collins December 28, 2006

Nathaniel congrats on the POTD! Wonderful photograph #3747319

RC Fritz December 28, 2006

FANTASTIC IMAGE, Nathaniel! GREAT JOB! #3747468

Kathleen R. Struckle December 28, 2006

Absolutely stunning image Nathaniel!! Congrats on POTD!! #3747483

Jim Britt December 28, 2006

Nice job. Your pictures make me want to move to OR. :)

Keep up the great work. #3747503

Joyce A. Meck December 28, 2006

WOW, beautiful shot, composition, lighting, color...... WOW!! Tell me, did you push the saturation much?? Congrats on POTD and 2nd place winner. Awsome! #3747534

Connie J. Cleveland December 28, 2006

This is wonderful. Is this on the Idaho side coming in from Riggins? Really great shot. #3747654

Vladan D. Djordjevic December 28, 2006

Beautiful! I like composition, lighting, colors, textures. Beautiful landscape! #3747672

Milan Banik December 28, 2006


Mary Clarke December 28, 2006

Many congratulations on POTD Nathaniel - lovely image #3748169

Allan L. Dy December 28, 2006

Congratulations Nathaniel! Absolutely stunning! #3748586

Nathaniel C. Morse-Dayton December 28, 2006

Thanks everyone for the nice comments. I was so excited to get a POTD! #3748863

Erica Murphy level-deluxe June 17, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS!!! This is gorgeous!!!


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 Photo Contest SECOND PLACE WinnerPhotography Contest Photo of the Day

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Nathaniel C. Morse-Dayton.
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.