West Virginia Is A State Of Mind

© Darren K. Fisher

West Virginia Is A State Of Mind

Robin L. Wehrman September 01, 2004

WOW!! Another Magnificent shot of the waterfalls. The colors are beautiful and perfect sunlight. This sure is breathtaking Darren!! #164386

Colette M. Metcalf September 01, 2004

Another beautiful shot from this angle, Darren!! #748943

Sherri L. Regalbuto September 01, 2004

Darren, fabulous. What a beautiful shot. #748966

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 01, 2004

Holy freakin' cow! This is gorgeous!!!! #748968

Cathy Gregor September 01, 2004

Absolutely stunning, Darren. Another great comp!
-cathy #748972

Darren K. Fisher level-classic September 01, 2004

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West Virginia Is A State Of Mind

Absolutely gorgeous!!!

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9/1/2004 5:40:37 AM

Wonderfully done Darren. I liked the composition and the lighting on this. Also like the way the water is coming down in different stages and the way you captured it. Excellent image. Wonder how far this is from my in laws. Hmmm . . . I'll have to check.

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Allan L. Whitehead September 01, 2004

MAGNIFICENT, Darren, I love the majestic poetry of this photograph. Extremely well done, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #749058

Murry Grigsby September 01, 2004

Like the others have already said -- this is very beautiful Darren!! #749064

Duane Carter September 01, 2004

I'm with Carolyn, this is absolutely gorgeous Darren!!!!! #749079

Kelly Abernathy level-classic September 01, 2004

This is one of my favorites Darren! I know how you love KS, but you're making me fall in love with WV through your photos! Just gorgeous! Love it -K #749084

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 01, 2004

What an advertisement for WV, Darren, this magnificent image makes me want to get in the car and go! Wow, don't have enough words for this, so will start with stunning, dynamic, and gorgeous!!! #749107

Sharon Day level-classic September 01, 2004

WOW oh WOW!!! This is one of your very best IMHO! I just absolutely love the way you combine dark shadows with light. The long exposure on the water is perfect and the mossy rocks really frame the image nicely. Wonderfully done. Excellent! Perfect! #749116

Michael Khoury September 01, 2004

And the magic continues...fabulous!...a Tolkien setting... #749119

Bonnie C. Lackey September 01, 2004

Guess this is OK...Oh well, might as well 'fess up - I think this is just too wonderful for words, Darren!!! #749174

Sherri Conley September 01, 2004

Whew! This one is beyond words! WOW!!! #749241

Donna J. Taff September 01, 2004

Other than beautiful; what can I say!!!!! #749243

Susan T. Evans September 01, 2004

Outstanding capture Darren, terrific light, colors and comp! #749364

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe September 01, 2004

How absolutely beautiful this is! It is so soothing and tranquil. Super job! #749404

Mellanie September 01, 2004

Very beautiful, Darren!! I really love this shot! #749409

Diane Addonizio level-classic September 01, 2004

Outstanding image, Darren! You have out done yourself! #749488

Larry Lawhead September 01, 2004

Worod fail.... This is soooo good.



Karen Engelbreth September 01, 2004

Beautiful, Darren! #749736

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 01, 2004

Very cool shot Darren, I love the tiny trickles of water and the lush green mossy rocks. #749841

Wally Orlowsky September 01, 2004

Absolutely fantastic, Darren. You have truly mastered the art of exposure on these beautiful scenes. #749919

Dan Holm level-classic September 01, 2004

GORGEOUS image, Darren! The glowing colors and beautiful composition are magnigicent! #749944

Terry R. Hatfield September 01, 2004

Beautiful And Astounding Darren:-):-) #750027

Ed Heaton September 01, 2004

Hi Darren,
This is an outstanding image! Did I mention OUTSTANDING...

I love the composition and colors. You have a perfect exposure on this!

Well done! #750065

Susan T. Parady September 01, 2004

Awesome color! Just super, Darren!! #750129

Gail Vitikacs level-classic September 01, 2004

Darren, THIS ROCKS! I LOVE THIS!!! You realllllly did a wonderful capture on this.. #750144

April Bryant September 01, 2004

Another wonderful photo.
A. #750149

Mary K. Robison September 01, 2004

Darren, I'm running out of ways to say how outstanding your images of running water are. This is awesome, especially its composition. #750247

Stephen Zacker September 01, 2004

I agree, this is truly outstanding. #750252

bob cornelison September 01, 2004

OK! It's unanimous....A winner! Great shot!~:0) #750327

Janet S Weaver September 01, 2004

Wow! What a beautiful image and place Darren! I agree it is a winner!!! #750387

Evy Johansen level-classic September 02, 2004

What can I say....??? Just WOW!!!
My winner! #750623

Stanley J. Contrades September 02, 2004

If I were looking for a superlative, which I am, "Outrageously STUNNING", comes to mind, Darren! Better not put too many of these up as Carolyn F. is going to hurt herself (RLOL!!!)!
Stan #750629

Evy Johansen level-classic September 02, 2004

Darren, I'm sorry, but I have to use your space for a word to Stanley....:

LOL..... #750633

Cathy Barrows September 02, 2004

Absolutely gorgeous...boy does that velvia make those greens jump #751036

Linda Slater September 02, 2004

The first time I saw this one I said it was my favorite of your work just blows me away every time stunning. #752083

Janet Detota September 02, 2004

Magnifique! Love the light on the moss and the soft texture of the falls. #752582

Susana Matos September 05, 2004

a WINNER!!!! superbe!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #756576

Cora Miller level-addict September 05, 2004

No words to describe this one, Darren. This surpasses them all!!!!!!!! #757341

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 17, 2004

Amazingly beautiful image, so well done!!!! #788136

Carol Engstrom level-addict October 08, 2004

Amazingly beautiful! #831079

Carolina K. Smith level-addict October 15, 2004

Congratulations on Finalist! Very beautiful :) #844010

William C. Raco level-addict October 15, 2004

Well done, Darren.
Congratulations on this finalist!

bill #844044

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 15, 2004

Congratulations! #844103

Duane Carter October 15, 2004

Congratulations, Darren!!! #844209

Wally Orlowsky October 15, 2004

Congratulations again! #844260

Michelle R. Kovach October 15, 2004

Congratulations Darren on all your finalists! Good Luck!
Have a great day!
Michelle #844711

Robin L. Wehrman October 15, 2004

Congratulations on your finalist Darren! well deserved and good luck in the next round! #844749

Ed Heaton October 15, 2004

Great image Darren,
This is tops in my book!

Congrats on your finalist!!! #845203

Terry R. Hatfield October 15, 2004

Congratulations Darren!! #845273

Barbara K. Breitsameter October 15, 2004

Congrats - well deserved! Hope to see this one go further. #846094

Diane Dupuis October 15, 2004

Congrats Darren! #846160

bob cornelison October 15, 2004

I'm leaning toward Grand Prize on this one!
~:O) #846558

Jennifer Rennison October 15, 2004

Amazing, Darren! Your water images are so beautiful with rich colors, simply peaceful! Congratulations!! #846610

Debra Booth October 16, 2004

Gorgeous shot, Darren!! Congrats!! #847448

Donna J. Taff October 16, 2004

Congratulation's, Darren!!!!!! #848046

Carol Engstrom level-addict October 16, 2004

Congrats! Congrats! Congrats!! #848158

Murry Grigsby October 16, 2004

Congrats Darren! #848442

Stanley J. Contrades October 16, 2004

Would just love to see this one just once more, Darren!!! CONGRATULATIONS and the very best of wishes in the finals!
Stan #848946

Leonard Pierce October 16, 2004

Congratulations Darren! #848949

Janet Detota October 16, 2004

Congratulations, Darren!! #849307

Cathy Barrows October 17, 2004

Congrats!...stunning #851425

Colette M. Metcalf October 17, 2004

Just gorgeous Darren!! Congratulations!! #851613

ADILSON F. FERREIRA October 18, 2004

Congrats Darren!!! #853167

Cathy Barrows October 18, 2004

Congrats!...on your win #853656

Dan Holm level-classic October 18, 2004

Congratulations, Darren!! Well deserved! #853667

Terry R. Hatfield October 18, 2004

Congratulations Darren On Your Winner!!! #853713

Michael Khoury October 18, 2004

So well-deserved...congratulations Darren!! #853747

Sharon Day level-classic October 18, 2004

Congratulations, Darren!!! WTG!!! #853818

Mary K. Robison October 18, 2004

So happy for you, Darren ~ CONGRATULATIONS!!! #853823

William C. Raco level-addict October 18, 2004

Great job, Darren
Congratulations on the win!!

bill #853826

Janet Detota October 18, 2004

Way to go, Darren!! #853829

Colette M. Metcalf October 18, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS, Darren!!! #853830

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 18, 2004

Now those West VA cards have a purpose!! (Smile) #853861

Dan Holm level-classic October 18, 2004

Congratulations on you win, Darren!!!! #853906

June Marie Sobrito October 18, 2004

Congrats!! Beautiful!! #853910

Bonnie C. Lackey October 18, 2004

Wonderful tribute to this beautiful piece of art... #853922

Kathleen Clemons October 18, 2004

So well-deserved, Darren. Congrats! #853970

Carol Engstrom level-addict October 18, 2004

I'm so glad to see this placed Darren. It is so beautiful! Congrats! #853990

Murry Grigsby October 18, 2004

Congratulation of your fine image and win Darren!! #854019

Susan T. Parady October 18, 2004

Congratulations on your big win! Way to go, Darren!!

Sue #854060

Ed Heaton October 18, 2004

Hi Darren,
Congrats on your winner! Well done :-) #854065

Anette Linnea Rasmussen October 18, 2004

WOW! Beautiful, Darren!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes
Linnea #854139

Cathy Gregor October 18, 2004

Congratulaitons Darren !
-cathy #854216

Cindy Paquette October 18, 2004

SOOOOO Lovely Darren...Congratulations!! #854397

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 18, 2004

This looks better each time it's viewed, but this is the best! Congratulations, Darren on your win!!!

-Debby #854470

Kristen McKain October 18, 2004

Wow - beautiful! Congrats! #854480

Donna J. Taff October 18, 2004

Congratulation's on your win, Darren; it is well deserved!!!!!!! #854528

Patricia A. Kuniega October 18, 2004

Congratulations on this exquisite shot Darren! #854535

Duane Carter October 18, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Darren!!!! #854652

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 18, 2004

Congrats, Darren, on your winner!! #854669

Donna L. Cuic October 18, 2004

Beautiful image Darren. Congrats on your win.
Donna #854773

Carol Brill October 18, 2004

Congratulations on winning second place with this spectacular shot, Darren! #854791

Jennifer Rennison October 18, 2004

Congratulations on you win, Darren! #854829

Dale Gast October 18, 2004

Congrats, Darren!!! Beautiful!!! #854848

Michelle R. Kovach October 18, 2004

Congratulations on your Win Darren! I knew this was a hit!
Have a great day!
Michelle #854877

Mellanie October 18, 2004

Congrats, Darren! #854939

Stephen Zacker October 18, 2004

Congratulations, Darren! #854978

Rob Friedman October 18, 2004

Congrats, Darren!! Excellent work! #855084

Debra Booth October 18, 2004

Congratulations, Darren!! #855137

Debra Booth October 18, 2004

Congratulations, Darren!! #855138

Joy Brown October 18, 2004

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Darren! #855148

Barbara Gordon October 18, 2004

Wow! Beautiful. Congrats! #855260

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe October 18, 2004

Well deserved. Congratulations on your award winning image. #855273

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe October 18, 2004

Congratulations Darren...beautiful image...well deserved! #855377

Brenda W. LaFleur level-deluxe October 18, 2004

Hey Darren, congrats on this winner. I'm late sending along my congratulatory email as I'm traveling for business tomorrow....in Houma UGH! Anyway, way to go. This is a beauty!! #855486

Stanley J. Contrades October 18, 2004

Fabulous! Congratulations once again, Darren!
Stan #855549

Evy Johansen level-classic October 19, 2004

Many congratulations on you very well deserved win, Darren! #855632

Leanne M.E. Boyd October 19, 2004

Congratulations Darren! Gorgeous shot! #855729

Colleen Braun October 19, 2004

congratulations on a superb image... #855827

Wally Orlowsky October 19, 2004

Congratulations on this marvelous winner, Darren. #855986

Judith G. Secco October 19, 2004

One incredible image, Darren! Congratulations.
Judy #855988

Teresa L. Bernard October 19, 2004

Beautiful image, Congratulations! #856120

Marie Fields level-classic October 19, 2004

Congratulations on this AWESOME winner, Darren!!! #856121

Patrick Campbell October 19, 2004

Congrats on your gorgeous winner, Darren! Love the color and the composition. It has a wonderful dream sequence kind of look. If you don't mind sharing, how did you get the diffused light look in this photo? #856373

Wanda Judd level-addict October 19, 2004

Darren, congratulations, this is truly an extraordinary photo...It's hard to believe it not our beloved VA. #856388

Robin L. Wehrman October 19, 2004

WOW! Congratulations on your Magnificent win Darren well deserved!! #856473

Paula Showen October 19, 2004

This is so gorgeous, Darren! Congratulations on a well deserved win! #856999

bob cornelison October 19, 2004

You was robbed...1st place at least!
~:O) #857109

Peggy Wolff October 19, 2004

Absolutly stunning Darren! Congrats on a great win! #857626

Susana Matos October 19, 2004

A well deserved winner, a first prize on my book! Congratulations!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #857838

Leonard Pierce October 21, 2004

Congratulations on your Second Place win Darren!!! #861758

Dolores Neilson October 22, 2004

A big congrats to you for your 2nd place win, Darren!! #863071

Diane Dupuis October 23, 2004

WOW - Darren - this is FANTASTIC! CONGRATS! #864333

Donna Dunbar November 01, 2004

How did I miss this when you posted it, this is absolutely gorgeous and yes a beautiful postcard for my state of choice West By God Virginia :-) #882368

Cora Miller level-addict November 01, 2004

Darren, congratulations on your win. You have attained perfection with this image. Your talent and abilities match anyone doing this professionally. Go man, go! #884147

Roseann E. Dreasher December 11, 2004

GEEZ this has to be the record for responses!! (and well-deserved!) I always hear that Virginia is for Lovers...now I know why..I am in love with this image! Congrats a little late. : ) #966826

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 09, 2005

Wow, this is so beautiful. Where is this in W. Va. I sure would like to go there. Also, can you teach how to make the water look soft when you have time? Great job....I love your gallery.
Shelly #1159753

Robert Mann level-classic October 15, 2005

I knew this was yours before I scrolled down and saw your name, Darren! I guess it's the richness of the green in this lovely scene! Many Congrats on your win! #1954920

Laura Clay-Ballard October 18, 2005

this is one of the prettiest waterfall images I've seen in a long, long time. awesome work. #1966264

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Taken along Shays Run in Wv. Used a polarizer tripod velvia ISO 50 at 40 and the settings of f/8 1/2 sec.

Uploaded on September 01, 2004

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