The Mighty Mo

Uploaded: June 22, 2007 03:45:30

Description

Infrared shot of the Bellevue Bridge that spans the Missouri River, with Nebraska on the left and Iowa on the right. I took this picture a few days after the Missouri River flooded its banks in May. The place I was standing was under water. The park was closed for water clean-up, so I had to kinda "sneak" in to get this shot.


Comments

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict June 22, 2007

This is an awesome image and work Ken, beautifully captured and presented in IR...Dominick #678126

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe June 22, 2007

Super IR, Ken!! I love it! I need to get out and do some IR..I haven't done any for about a year. #4423045

Colette M. Metcalf June 22, 2007

Oh WOW Ken! Just gorgeous!! #4423046

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 22, 2007

This is beautiful Ken...it pays to be "sneaky" ! #4423074

Jim Huffield June 22, 2007

Fantastic image, Ken. Jim #4423113

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe June 22, 2007

A great sneaky shot, Ken!! Beautiful!
KK #4423129

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 22, 2007

TErrific IR capture Ken, looks like the water receeded quickly. #4423133

Judyann Plante June 22, 2007

Gorgeous IR image, Ken!!!

Judyann <>< #4423140

KV Day June 22, 2007

Old people will remember the "mighty mo" Tank when we were kids. Put a big hole in the folks garage wall if I remember right lol Nice IR Ken, atleast the small shot is (dang dial up) #4423152

Emily E. Bem June 22, 2007

Great dof and IR work! Very beautiful, indeed! #4423193

Autum Rhoades June 22, 2007

Well, I don't remember the "mighty mo" - am I giving away my age by saying that? :-) Awesome IR effects Ken! Not to mention fantastic clarity and I love your perspective! #4423228

Carla Metzler June 22, 2007

Very beautiful, Ken! #4423319

Glenn E. Urquhart June 22, 2007

Ken, your IR work is turely Outstanding and this is no exception!!! WELL Composed and Quite Beautiful!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4423330

Donna W. Neal June 22, 2007

Outstanding IR work. Love the whole concept. Great work Ken. #4423374

Sharon King June 22, 2007

I was looking forward to your Friday IR photo Ken, and you didn't disappoint me, this is Fabulous! #4423379

Ray Clarke June 22, 2007

Wonderful IR capture Ken!!!(R) #4423447

Cathy Barrows June 22, 2007

always the rebel...but I love it...love the yellow skies #4423511

Gail Vitikacs level-classic June 22, 2007

You out did yourself on this one Ken...this is terrific! Have a nice weekend! #4423559

Linda D. Lester level-classic June 22, 2007

I"m always happy to see these because I know it's Friday and of course to see these beautiful IR shots! #4423682

Nadine A. Lewis June 22, 2007

WOW!!! I ABSOLUTELY LOVE this image, Ken! OUTSTANDING in everyway!!! <>< #4423792

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic June 22, 2007

Gorgeous Ken! Looks so cold and warm - like ice - but with a warm glow! I love it! #4423829

Cassie L. Woodlee June 22, 2007

Beautiful Ken, your IR images are so amazing!! #4423901

Shawn Jennings June 22, 2007

Another fantastic IR shot, Ken! I really like the composition on this. #4423936

Darren K. Fisher June 22, 2007

Man Ken this is awesome. I rate this as a B+...LOL. You can ask Linda about that. Wonderful job. #4424050

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 22, 2007

Fantastic IR! Do you ever make a so-so image? lol You have got this IR under control, looks like a winner, however, all of your work does!

jo ann c. #4424093

Hendrik Storme June 22, 2007

Terrific IR!!! #4424312

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 22, 2007

The vision of you "sneaking" through the water had to be a classic view!!!! LOL This is a phenomenal image, Ken!!!! Gorgeous!!!!! :3 #4424354

Bambi L. Dingman June 22, 2007

Ken, this is absolutely beautiful. Your IR work is so incredible that every time I see one I think *this* is my favorite!! They're *all* my favorites!!! :-) #4424372

Stephen Zacker June 22, 2007

Stunning. I drive across this everytime I fly into Omaha and drive to Iowa to see my mom #4424432

Nadya Johnson June 22, 2007

Your IR images are eerie and enchanting, Ken! Love the look. This is another great one! This territory looks familiar... except that we are on the other side of Iowa along the Mississippi. Which also "NEARLY" over-ran its banks this spring. (That is, it did - but stopped short of major flooding, thankfully.) #4424646

Sandra R. Alvey June 22, 2007

Ohh...Ken is naughty! Well worth the risk though! So much frosty goodness in this shot! I love IR.

Sandi #4425382

June 22, 2007

Very Beautiful #4425485

John Connolly June 22, 2007

You are definately the King of IR, Ken! This is another fine example of your mastery of the process!
Really outstanding work! #4425533

Tamara K. Walker level-classic June 22, 2007

Are you sure you were on the Nebraska side, we know how easily you get lost. LOL. Fantastic IR. By the way I only saw the light for a few seconds then it burned out. #4425696

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 22, 2007

FANTASTIC image my friend!! I absolutely LOVE your IR work!! <>< #4425881

Su Sana E. P level-classic June 22, 2007


Absolutely a breathtaking IR image and capture, Ken!! I love it.
#4426439

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 23, 2007

stunning....!!!! Amazing colors, subject and comp! #4426561

Bill Wyatt June 23, 2007

Fantastic work Ken!! #4427713

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 23, 2007

Amazing image, colors and effects!! Well done, Ken! #4428506

paul parent level-deluxe June 24, 2007

Superb IR Work #4432621

Ronald F. Fischer June 24, 2007

Fantastic addition to your awesome IR collection! #4432689

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 24, 2007

congrats for Editors First Picks!!! #4432935

Jenny Bosmans June 25, 2007

Awesome IR image indeed, Ken! :) #4434579

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 25, 2007

Beautiful IR shot of the Mighty Mo, Ken #4434612

David Phalen June 25, 2007

What, Ken Smith "sneak" to get a shot. I'm shocked! Not. LOL Love the colors and derails in this excellent Ir shot Ken. #4436647

anonymous June 25, 2007

Stunning image Ken! #4436712

Les Rhoades level-classic June 26, 2007

A real eye cather in Editor's Pick's #4439082

Colleen Farrell June 30, 2007

Sensational image, Ken! I love your composition, and the IR effect. Thanks for "sneaking in" to give us this shot! :) #4459723

BILLY R. PARKER July 24, 2007

CONGRADULTIONS ON YOUR FINALIST KEN!! BILLY #4551097

Evy Johansen level-classic July 24, 2007

So beautiful! BIG congratulations on your finalist, Ken! #4551298

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 24, 2007

Another beautiful IR, Ken, and a terrific finalist. Congratulations. #4551453

Tamera S. Phillips July 24, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist Ken. This is so beautiful. #4551458

Nadya Johnson July 24, 2007

Stunning, Ken! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #4551749

Carol Teal July 24, 2007

Beautiful IR image with great comp, and I love the color in the sky and water. Excellent work and congrats on your finalist! #4551824

Dennis Flanagan July 25, 2007

We want some Mo'. #4552491

Les Rhoades level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your Finalist!
Good Luck in the next round. #4552596

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 25, 2007

Most excellent! Congratulations Ken!!!! #4553096

Mary Timman July 25, 2007

Oh how beautiful Ken. I was out of here all of June, so missed some of these beautiful image. Wow..breathtaking. Congratulations and good luck! #4553364

Hendrik Storme July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist! #4553480

Ed Heaton July 25, 2007

Fantastic infrared Ken! Congrats on your finalist and best of luck in the next round... #4553514

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 25, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding finalist!

jo ann c. #4553585

Judyann Plante July 25, 2007

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Ken! I just love this one!

Judyann <>< #4553719

Shawn Jennings July 25, 2007

Glad to see this again, Ken! Congratulations! #4554139

Glenn E. Urquhart July 25, 2007

A Very Big Congratulations on your award, Ken!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4554885

Denise M. Snyder July 25, 2007

Big congrats to you Ken on this outstanding finalist! #4554958

eileen bedford July 25, 2007

Congratulations Ken on this outstanding finalist. Good Luck on the Next Round.... #4555489

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2007

Ken, Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4555654

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 25, 2007

An excellent finalist, Ken! Huge congratulations! #4555664

Kate Jackson July 25, 2007

A very powerful picture Ken! Congrats! #4556390

Judy A. Lawhon July 25, 2007

Ken, a wonderful finalist....love the infrared!! #4556483

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 25, 2007

Great job on your 2 finalists, Ken!!!! :-) k #4557206

Renee Doyle July 25, 2007

Another IR masterpiece! Congratulations on this excellent finalist Ken!
#4557326

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic July 25, 2007

Amazing finalist, Ken! Congratulations! --lisa #4557332

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston July 25, 2007

Congrats on your finalist, Ken! #4557390

Cathy Barrows July 25, 2007

Congrats on your finalist...very pretty #4557538

Sandra R. Alvey July 25, 2007

Congrats Ken!!! Awesome job!!!

Sandi #4557777

Emily E. Bem July 25, 2007

I love this one! No surprise here!

CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4558916

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations Ken, one of my favorites!! <>< #4559272

Jenny Bosmans July 26, 2007

Happy to see this beauty among the finalists, Ken...congratulations! :) #4559795

Michael S. Baker July 26, 2007

Congrats, Ken, on your finalist image. Another great shot!!
Mike B- #4559904

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Very well deserved Ken; congrats on your Finalist!! Jeff #4560322

Cassie L. Woodlee July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!! #4560658

Carla Metzler July 26, 2007

Congratulations, Ken! #4561029

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 26, 2007

Congrats Ken! I knew this one would be a winner! #4561707

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 26, 2007

So beautiful, congrats on your 2nd place win, Ken! #4561880

Carla Metzler July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Ken! #4561882

David Phalen July 26, 2007

BIG Congrats on a well earned Winner! #4561935

Shawn Jennings July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Ken! I knew this one would go all the way. #4561939

Joy E. Cobb July 26, 2007

Fantastic IR, Ken! Beautifully shot. Congratulations on your win! #4561995

Cathy Barrows July 26, 2007

Congrats on your win #4562045

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 26, 2007

WTG KEN!! Congrats!!!!!!! #4562052

Jenny Bosmans July 26, 2007

Congratulations on this great Winner, Ken! :) #4562084

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 26, 2007

Hey Guy! CONGRATS!

Told you your two would win!

Super Man rules!

jo ann c. #4562088

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 26, 2007

WAY TO GO KEN!!!! Congratulations again and again! #4562285

Amy JACKSON July 26, 2007

Congratulations, Ken!! #4562323

Autum Rhoades July 26, 2007

Congrats Ken for your fantastic win!!! #4562476

Colleen Farrell July 26, 2007

I love this image, and am very happy to see a gold on it! Big congratulations, Ken! #4562801

RC Fritz July 26, 2007

Congratulations Ken! #4562803

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 26, 2007

WTG!!! AWesome job...Congratulations! #4563003

Sandra R. Alvey July 26, 2007

CONGRATS KEN!! WTG!!

Sandi #4563064

Jeana Clark July 26, 2007

Congratulations Ken on this WELL DESERVED 2nd place win!!!

WONDERFUL!!!!!!

~Jeana~ #4563111

Chris Budny level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congratulations again, Ken, on your golds this month!! #4563188

Bridgette B July 26, 2007

Congrats on this stunning winner!!! :-) #4563207

Jill Odice level-classic July 26, 2007

CONGRATS Ken! This is awesome, I love your IR work, and this is a worthy winner in all respects! #4563396

Susan Jane Allen level-classic July 26, 2007

Big, super congrats, Ken! #4563434

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Glad to see this in the win column, Ken always love your IR work. #4563458

Chastity Abbott July 26, 2007

Gorgeous work!!!!!! HUGE congrats on your winning image!!!!!!! #4563605

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 26, 2007

Congratulations, Ken. #4563619

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 26, 2007

Ken, Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner. #4563864

Tarun Bose July 26, 2007

Huge congrats Ken, for your second place winner. #4563953

BILLY R. PARKER July 26, 2007

CONGRADULATIONS ON YOUR SECOND PLACE AWARD KEN!! GREAT JOB!! BILLY #4564482

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your great Winner, Ken! #4564654

Mary K. Robison July 26, 2007

You "broke the law" for such a beautiful cause, Ken!
Congratulations on your well-deserved win! #4564727

Mary Timman July 26, 2007

Your IR's are just breathtaking Ken.
Congratulations! #4564835

Renee Doyle July 26, 2007

Big congratulations Ken on this excellent 2nd place win!
#4565010

William C. Raco level-classic July 26, 2007

Very striking image, Ken
Excellent
Congratulations!

Bill #4565134

Colette M. Metcalf July 26, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS, Ken!!! #4565376

paul parent level-deluxe July 26, 2007

congratulations on this 2nd place win.

This is a Stunning image #4565412

Evy Johansen level-classic July 26, 2007

Big congratulations on your 2nd place win, Ken!! #4565643

Lani J July 26, 2007

Congratulations!! Beautiful winner!! :) #4565875

Les Rhoades level-classic July 27, 2007

I wanted to stop in and personally offer my Congratulations on your BP win!

It’s a wonderfully creative image.

Les
#4565995

Judyann Plante July 27, 2007

Ken, Congratulations on this well-deserved winner!!!

Judyann <>< #4566557

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 27, 2007

Congratulations, Ken, on this most deserving and fabulous Second Place Win! There's another, too!!!! #4567169

Glenn E. Urquhart July 27, 2007

Congratulations on your Golden Award, Ken!!! Cheers, Glenn. #4567250

eileen bedford July 27, 2007

Congratulations Ken, what a FAB win, great job... #4567875

Carol Teal July 27, 2007

I am not surprised to see this one with the gold! It is stunning! Congrats on your win! #4569093

Darryl Wilkinson July 27, 2007

Awesome shot, Mr. IR--Smith :) Congratulations on your win!! #4569991

Patrick R. McMullen July 29, 2007

Great shot Ken..congratulations! I love the sky, how did you get to look that way?
Pat #4573922

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston August 01, 2007

Congrats, Ken! #4586934

Louise Souchereau August 01, 2007

Congratulations for this splendid capture, so incredible scene, bravo I love to see nice picture like this one.
Inspired me .. bravo #4588976

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 07, 2007

Ken, big congratulations on your Second Place Winner! #4616593

Ross Throndson August 08, 2007

Wow....what an Amazing Image.....Beautiful Work, Ken....Congratulations!! #4621800

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