Portland Headlight at sunrise

© Chris Drew

Portland Headlight at sunrise

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 29, 2006

This is truly outstanding Chris!!!!!!!! A big congratulations, I hope you win!!! #579336

December 29, 2006

Makes me want to be there. #3757437

Paul G Slate December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your Finalist! what a wonderful photo! #3758439

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3758859

Jenny D December 30, 2006

Congratulations on this well deserved win!! #3761101

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe December 30, 2006

I spent eight days in Maine and it rained every day! I so wanted to see a morning like this. I'm so happy you got to do it! It is a masterpiece!
Congratulations! #3761115

RC Fritz December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner! #3761130

Jayne Martin December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your win!! #3761157

Janet McNeil level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations, Chris! A beautiful capture of Portland Headlight! #3761166

Jenny Bosmans December 30, 2006

Big Congratulations on this fantastic Winner, Chris! :) #3761233

Sylvia Rossler December 30, 2006

Big congrats on this amazing Grand Prize win Chris :O) #3761239

Paul G Slate December 30, 2006

Congratulations on the grand prize winner!!!!! nice job Chris! #3761382

Megan p December 30, 2006

A Stunning image Chris!!! Many Congrats to you!!! #3761448

Kimberlee Oberski December 30, 2006

Beautiful capture. Congrats on winning Grand Prize! #3761470

Denise M. Snyder December 30, 2006

Congratulations! This is truly gorgeous!!! #3761477

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful grand prize winner. #3761485

Evy Johansen level-classic December 30, 2006

Big congratulations on your beautiful and most deserving Grand Prize Win, Chris!! #3761824

Carla Metzler December 30, 2006

Congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner! This is gorgeous, Chris! #3761891

Cheryl E. Molennor December 30, 2006

What a breathtaking image Chris. Congratulations to you on this huge win! #3761896

Cora Miller level-addict December 30, 2006

What an awesome morning and you captured it perfectly. Congratulations on your win. #3761956

Stacy L. Robertson December 30, 2006

Congrats on this gorgeous image! #3761982

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe December 30, 2006

A stunning image!!! Congratulations, Chris!
kk #3762023

Alan L. Borror December 30, 2006

Big confgratulations on a home run, Chris! Truly awesome! #3762082

Joannie Bertucci level-classic December 30, 2006

Chris, she is my all time favorite lighthouse and your presentation of her is almost beyond belief!
Congratulations on the Grand Prize, she is a winner! #3762120

Les Rhoades level-classic December 30, 2006

Congratulations, Chris! #3762375

Nadya Johnson December 31, 2006

Magnificent! Congratulations on your AWESOME Grand Prize Winner, Chris!! #3762516

Lynne Morris December 31, 2006

Congratulations Chris on your Grand Prize Winner, this is an awesome image. #3762568

Laurie Daily level-deluxe December 31, 2006

A magnificent winner! Congrats to you Chris! #3762677

Jessica Jenney December 31, 2006

Congratulations, Chris on this beautiful Grand Prize Winner! #3762719

Donna W. Neal December 31, 2006

Gorgeous Grand Prize Winner Chirs
Congratulations!!! #3762942

Arlene Krassner December 31, 2006

This is lovely Chris. Congratulations to the big winner! #3762943

Colette M. Metcalf December 31, 2006

Congratulations to you on your Grand Prize winner, Chris!! #3763032

Lavone Vannoy December 31, 2006


HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your GRAND PRIZE WIN!!! Such a gorgeous and stunning image...and a WELL deserved WIN!!! :)

Happy New Year! :) #3763097

AMALIA Veralli December 31, 2006


Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Outstanding Chris!!! I'm so happy for you!! A beautiful GRAND prize win!!! Congratulations!!! #3763321

Cyn Valentine level-classic December 31, 2006

Big congratulations Chris..fantastic image! Well deserved win! #3763325

Penny l. Haviland December 31, 2006

Congratulations Chris! Beautiful image! #3763398

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Bravo! You did it! Applause! Applause!
You did great! You must be sitting on top of the world! Makes me want to be there too. Congratulations Chris! #3763457

Ronald Balthazor level-addict December 31, 2006

Congratulations, Chris. Magnificent image. #3763657

John V. Roscich level-deluxe December 31, 2006

JOHN #3763709

Ronald F. Fischer December 31, 2006

Congratulations on this awesome grand prize winner! #3764190

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 31, 2006

Chris, congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner. #3764538

Larry L. Redmon level-classic December 31, 2006

Extraordinary photo, Chris! #3764558

Milan Banik December 31, 2006


randy dannheim December 31, 2006

Chris, what a beautiful image and what an honor to have been chosen the best of the best at Better Photo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #3764978

Chris Drew December 31, 2006

Thanks for all the congrats. I never thought I'd ever win Grand Prize. Right place at the right time with the right image I guess. #3765247

Mike Dawson January 01, 2007

Wonderful comp and exposure, Great image #3765632

Lindley Johnson level-classic January 01, 2007

Huge congratulations on this gorgeous Grand Prize Winner, Chris! It's outstanding! #3766892

Sherry Sturgis January 01, 2007

Outstanding!!! Congratulations on your grand prize win! Well deserved, Chris!!!! Happy New Year to You & Yours! #3767944

Inge Johnsson January 01, 2007

Fantastic photo of this often captured lighthouse! A real standout. Congrats! #3768088

Tom Leech January 02, 2007

Great shot. Wonderful light. #3770917

Cliff & Patti Smith January 03, 2007

WOW! Congratulations Chris, this photo is awesome! #3775703

Ross Throndson January 03, 2007

So BEAUTIFUL...Congratulations on your Grand Prize!! #3776025

Gary Lange January 03, 2007

A very true masterpiece, Chris. Congratulations to you! Happy New Year. #3777303

January 04, 2007

Awesome shot, I am speechless. Congratulations for the Prize! #3781137

Sherrye Nozaki January 04, 2007

Superb piece of fine art. Congratulations. #3781746

Stanley C. Sims January 05, 2007

I agree with Sherrye. This a avery beaytiful fine art photograph. Congratulations Chris, on a well deserved Grand Prize Winner. #3785871

Sherry S. Boles January 05, 2007

Outstanding, Chris! This is absolutely stunning!! Congratulations!!! #3786517

Sinziana I. Ene January 06, 2007

WOW! Congratulations Chris ! Fantastic photo! #3786995

Dennis Walton January 10, 2007

Great shot. The color saturation is beautiful. The long shutter speed worked wonders with the water. #3804623

Anna Diederich January 13, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful shot! #3814368

John P. Sandstedt level-classic January 16, 2007

While I like this photo a lot, Thank Goodness for Photoshop!

Congrats on the photo and on the editing job. #3826803

Chris Drew January 19, 2007

Just for the record..

Taken with a 30D & sigma 18-50 2.8 @~f16

15 seconds exposing for the sky on the right.

camera raw - levels - dodged the water - resize for web - sharpen - save


Susan M. Reynolds level-addict February 09, 2007

With all the wonderful comments what more can I add?!?! Beautiful...Can't wait to take my first lighthouse photo!
Just Beautiful #3931520

April 27, 2008

Congratulations Chris!!
Your photo is very beautiful!


Jack Ryan January 13, 2009

Absolutely outstanding view of this beautiful lighthouse. A very impressive gallery from what I have seen so far and I plan to spend time going through more of your photos in the next couple days. #7026081

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15 second exposure taken at sunrise.

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BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest GRAND PRIZE Winner

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