Omaha says Goodbye...

© Ken Smith

Omaha says Goodbye...

Uploaded: September 28, 2007 03:35:44

Description the out-of-town folks that attended the BP event last weekend. I want to thank Dennis, Kitty, Nikki, and Tammy for all the help they provided in organizing the event. And especially to the 20+ people that called Omaha their home last weekend...what a fun time we had!

Infrared photograph of the Gene Leahy outdoor mall. And, this is a real reflection!!
F4.5, 4 sec, ISO 400, 28mm focal length


Ken Smith level-classic September 28, 2007

Another view. #748842

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 28, 2007

Just super, Ken! The clarity is amazing and the vertical crop really emphasizes it though I love the horizontal version, too. If this had been in your gallery when the Chamber of Commerce looked through it, it would have been on the "pick definitely" list for sure. #4856244

William C. Raco level-classic September 28, 2007

Simply spectacular, Ken!
Beautiful format, shapes, composition and scene

Bill #4856260

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 28, 2007

Beautiful night city view Ken!! #4856378

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 28, 2007

Perfection!! Both of them!! #4856399

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe September 28, 2007

Just beautiful ! #4856401

Nina Shields level-addict September 28, 2007

Always look forward to "IR Fridays" on your gallery; amazing presentation of a gorgeous scene; Congratulations on a hugely successful BP shoot as I've heard nothing but tons of compliments and expressions of appreciation! Well done in all aspects! #4856471

Linda Blair September 28, 2007

Absolutely gorgeous, Ken!!!!!☺ #4856512

Joy Rector September 28, 2007

awesome, and sorry I missed the trip, sounds like a great time #4856523

Cathy Barrows September 28, 2007

gorgeous #4856759

Carla Metzler September 28, 2007

Gorgesous shots! #4856843

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston September 28, 2007

Great IR shot, Ken! #4856908

Shawn Jennings September 28, 2007

Another fantastic IR shot, Ken! Glad ya'll had a great time! #4856919

DICK SELF September 28, 2007

ken--fantastic shot of downtown omaha; lifetime resident of omaha, and have never seen it look so good. well done!!!
dickster----------------------------- #4857003

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 28, 2007

I'm speechless, Ken!!!!! I know you find that hard to believe but that's what this image does to me!!!!!! It's/they are MAGNIFICENT!!!!! ♫ k #4857315

Tim G. Stout September 28, 2007

Been to Omaha many times. Wish I would have know about this vantage point. Great Job! #4857321

Beverly A. Wright September 28, 2007

I thought it was a winter shot before I realized it was IR!! Great reflection in the water and beautiful tones here!
Awesome shot Ken!!!!! #4857514

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 28, 2007

WOW! And WOW, again. This is so beautiful, Ken! I love both of the images! Thank you so much for helping with everything! I know I appreciated it and can't wait to do another BP Shoot. I had a blast!! #4857748

Jeremy Henderson September 28, 2007

Ken, this is an amazing photo. I really like the orange tones in the sky that the IR helps to pick up. I might have to consider getting my 10D converted to IR after seeing what you've done with yours.
Thank you for putting together the shoot, everything went great and I really enjoyed the opportunity to meet and work with other photographers. It was a great group! #4857799

Sandra R. Alvey September 28, 2007

I LOVE IR FRIDAY! And not just because it's Friday. LOL! I love this shot Ken! The crop really enhances the height of the buildings, and I love the orange glow, it's just beautiful! Can I come back next weekend? LOL! :D

Sandi #4857874

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 28, 2007

Awesome! Love it! The vertical really captures the height beautifully! Got to be a winner!!

jo ann c. #4857909

Bill Houghton September 28, 2007

This is so beautiful Ken. Just a great shot. Bill

My Photo Gallery:

Bill Houghton Photography #4858102

Kimi A. Phillips September 28, 2007

Truly gorgeous! #4858575

John Connolly September 28, 2007

Crikey! It must be Friday again! Another 2 fabulous IR presentations Ken! Awesome work, my friend!
I would dearly love to visit Omaha!!! #4858828

Gail Vitikacs level-classic September 28, 2007

Outstanding capture in details and style! #4858968

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 28, 2007

This is beautiful...your best yet! I had a great time! Thank you for everything! #4859047

Toni Riggs September 28, 2007

Gorgeous night shot! #4859068

Patrick Rouzes September 28, 2007

You sure know how to spice up a town, Ken!!! This is just spectacular & captivating work!!! Incredible job on this my friend!!! #4859184

Joan Powell September 28, 2007

This is FANTASTIC !!!!! I love the golden tones , excellent work !! #4859241

Tressie Davis September 29, 2007

I actually gasped when I opened this, it's beautiful! I prefer the vertical comp - Perfection!! #4859896

Glenn E. Urquhart September 29, 2007

Your IR Work is Stunning and this is no Exception, Ken!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4859953

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe September 29, 2007

Gorgeous pair of IR shots...they are perfect!

ccc #4860179

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 29, 2007

Awesome capture, Ken. Love the IR effect. I see a winner here:) #4860373

Jenny D September 29, 2007

Definetely a winner here! #4860596

September 29, 2007

Just Beautiful! Love everthing about this photo! I agree It's a winner! #4860837

Bambi L. Dingman September 29, 2007

These are both gorgeous, Ken! #4860944

Ronald F. Fischer September 29, 2007

Holy Cow!!! This is stunning, Ken!! It is definitely a WINNER!! #4861558

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic September 29, 2007

Oh my G O O D N E S S, Ken!!! You've out done yourself!!!! This is FANTASTIC!!!! I too see a WINNER!!!! <>< #4862312

eileen bedford September 29, 2007

AWESOME, it must have been a great weekend. I am amazed how much you all packed in the sort time. It has been a pleasure viewing everyones prespective onthe time there... #4862532

Tamara K. Walker level-classic September 29, 2007

It's so nice of you to share the credit for all of your hard work. You did an excellent job with the event and this image. #4862608

Roger Bernabo September 29, 2007

SUper shot Ken; LOVE that IR! #4863169

Jim Britt September 30, 2007

What a fantastic shot! Perfection. #4864252

Tamera S. Phillips September 30, 2007

Looks like a winner to me Ken. Just beautiful. I love the tones and of course that perfect reflection. How is Colorado? #4865172

Carol McCants level-classic September 30, 2007

Wow...stunning! #4867189

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 30, 2007

striking.... I really hope to be seing this one again! #4867269

Corinne M. Thompson October 01, 2007

Both are great images you all had alot of fun!

Lynne Morris level-classic October 01, 2007

Wow Ken what a couple of awesome images, the tones are fantastic! #4870431

David Phalen October 01, 2007

You make a strong case for having a camera converted for IR work. Spectacular shots! Hope you got at least one of them enlarged and framed.

Thank you and all who were there for making it a wonderful experience.


anonymous October 02, 2007

Outstanding capture Ken! The reflection is amazing! Well done! B- #4872802

Amy JACKSON October 02, 2007

Wonderful image, Ken!!! #4873113

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic October 03, 2007

Gorgeous capture Ken! Thanks for showing us such a good time in Omaha! #4877756

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe October 04, 2007

Awesome image and love the reflection! #4880503

cheryl m. phillips October 04, 2007

This is such a WOW, Ken!
Great image... love the colors and the reflection!
~cheryl #4882010

Sharon King October 05, 2007

I am stunned, this is Gorgeous! #4885073

Jenny Bosmans October 06, 2007

Awesome images and work, Ken! Love this! :) #4890161

James E. Coleman level-classic October 07, 2007

I really, really like natural, ie color...but these are terrific!!
Your Fan!:)

Jim #4895375

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 08, 2007

Expert IR shots, Ken! Amazing! #4899405

Mitch Spence level-classic October 11, 2007

Ken, I am so in awe--and I do not use that word loosely :)--of your IR photography, and this shot is surely no exception. The extraordinary silvery look is striking, as is, of course, the composition itself. Just beautiful work. #4912911

Judyann Plante October 14, 2007

Stunning IR work, Ken! Fantastic lighting and reflection!

Judyann <>< #4922922

Susan Jane Allen level-classic October 21, 2007

You've shot this same scene over and over again, and this, I think, is the very, very best yet! Superb!!!!!! #4955834

Brett Dolsen October 21, 2007

Incedibly Beautifull Ken!!
Brett #4955863

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe October 24, 2007

Totally awesome. Off the wall. Congrats! #4974327

Brian K. Upton October 24, 2007

I love the vertical version of this image. Very nice. The IR is just the right touch for this scene. #4974342

Renee Doyle level-classic October 24, 2007

Glad to see this one again!! Congratulations once more Ken!

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe October 24, 2007

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist!!!
sheryl #4974704

Nikki McDonald level-classic October 24, 2007

An exquisite finalist, Ken. Congratulations and very good luck--would love to see a winner's button on it. #4974819

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 24, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on this fantastic finalist Ken!!! #4974872

Evy Johansen level-classic October 24, 2007

Awesome image, Ken!! Big congratulations on your well deserved finalist! #4974904

Jeana Clark October 24, 2007

I'm so glad this is recognized!!
Congratulations on this fantastic finalist....


~J~ #4974983

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 24, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Ken!! #4975330

Colleen Farrell October 24, 2007

Wow, what an amazing image! Congratulations on an awesome finalist, Ken!! #4975689

C A October 24, 2007

You captured the city very well. Infrared works very good!! Good luck #4976040

Susan Jane Allen level-classic October 24, 2007

Congrats, Ken! I expect to see this one in the winners! #4976052

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 25, 2007

WOW! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Ken!!! #4976792

Gail Vitikacs level-classic October 25, 2007

Excellent!!! BIG Congratulations Ken! #4976913

Susie Peek-Swint October 25, 2007

Many congrats on this stunning shot Ken! #4977052

Kathy L. Clark October 25, 2007

Ken congratulations on this magnificent finalist. #4977759

Cyn Valentine October 25, 2007

Big congratulations KEn!! #4977767

Glenn E. Urquhart October 25, 2007

A Big Congratulations on your Award, Ken!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4977913

Shawn Jennings October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Ken! #4978033

Carla Metzler October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Ken! #4978090

Jenny Bosmans October 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Ken! :) #4979168

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna October 25, 2007

WTG, Ken!!!!!! I just knew this would make this cut and I'm sure it will make the next one too!!!!!! Gorgeous!!!!! ♫ k #4979498

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 25, 2007

An awesome finalist, Ken! Congratulations to the IR King!!! #4979516

Mitch Spence level-classic October 25, 2007

A beautiful, beautiful shot, Ken. Congratulations. #4979849

Dr Silly level-classic October 25, 2007

Super photo, congrats on the finalist for it. :O)

Donna W. Neal October 25, 2007

Ken, Congratulations on a well deserved finalist and good luck in the next round #4980384

Hendrik Storme October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist,Ken!!! WTG! #4980654

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 25, 2007

Love this one! Congrats!! #4980816

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 25, 2007

congrats Ken on your spectacular finalist!!!!!! #4981374

Terry L. McKaig October 25, 2007

Wonderful comp and looks cold....brrrrrrr!! Congratulations on your finalist!!! #4982215

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 25, 2007

Congrats Ken on your Terrific Finalist! Jeff #4982237

KV Day October 25, 2007

Congrats on all your finalist! If I wasn't so lazy I would type on them all but alas.... :) #4982263

eileen bedford October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your AWESOME finalist Ken, SO WELL DONE........ #4982681

Sherry S. Boles October 26, 2007

Amazing clarity...Congrats, Ken! #4983674

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic October 26, 2007

The King of IR strikes again!! Great job Ken! Congrats! #4984904

Linda D. Lester level-classic October 26, 2007

Beautiful....Congratulations! #4984907

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 26, 2007

Congrats again on another outstanding image, Ken!!

You are Superman of IR!

I think this will go further guy!

jo ann c. #4985367

Linda Blair October 27, 2007

Congratulations!!!! ☺ #4991972

Corinne M. Thompson June 19, 2008

Congrats on your Finalist Ken! #6078331

Shawn Jennings June 19, 2008

Congrats again, Ken! #6078617

Debbie E. Payne June 19, 2008

Congrats on this wonderful finalist. I used to live in Omaha so it brought back fond memories. Good luck in the next round. #6078932

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 19, 2008

Oh dear, I hope this isn't in the same category as your other IR Finalist, Ken. They are both so wonderful I hate to see them competing with one another. Congratulations and very good luck. (Don't tell anyone, but this one's my favorite :) ) #6079120

Tamara K. Walker level-classic June 19, 2008


Alex T. Mizuno June 19, 2008

Your images never fail to amaze me. Congratulations Ken!! #6079402

Nadya Johnson June 19, 2008

Wow! Beyond Astounding, Ken!! Congrats again on another stunning finalist! #6080055

Elida Gutierrez June 19, 2008

Congratulations for your Finalist!!! #6080155

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 19, 2008

Congrats on your outstanding finalist, Ken. Well deserved. #6080382

anonymous June 19, 2008

Congratulations Ken on this awesome finalist! B- #6080384

Jeana Clark June 19, 2008

......And Yet Again!!!!!
Congrats Ken!!!!
Well deserved on this one!!!!

~J~ #6081274

Eivor Kuchta June 19, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Ken! #6081416

Sam Britt June 19, 2008

Another congratulations, Ken! #6082055

Colleen Farrell June 19, 2008

Incredible! Congratulations again, Ken! #6082091

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 19, 2008

spectacular finalist, congrats!!!! #6083060

David Phalen June 20, 2008

BIG Congrats on a spectacular Finalist!! #6083793

Michael Umbreit June 20, 2008

Ken - Congratulations on your finalist! - Mike #6085094

Renee Doyle level-classic June 20, 2008

Pleased to see this make finalist!! Congratulations Ken! #6088102

Colette M. Metcalf June 21, 2008

Congratulations on this BEAUTY, Ken!!! #6089204

eileen bedford June 21, 2008

Congratulations Ken, exceptional capture.......... #6090742

Kathy L. Clark June 24, 2008

Another beautifu IR image Ken. Congratulations again. #6103375

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