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Alex T. Mizuno December 07, 2007

Tammy Espino

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WOW WOW WOW. This is awesome. The dust flying the red sand, the blue sky, the mountains and that handsome cowboy! WOW. You outdoor yourself with each photo!
12/1/2007 6:07:22 PM

Kathleen M. Rinker

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I love the color, and the rocks in the background. The dust flying is also very cool!!!!!!

12/2/2007 12:38:04 PM

Patrick Rouzes

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WOW, phenomenal lighting, colors, detail, comp & clarity captrued here!!! Amazing work on this, Alex!!!

12/2/2007 4:33:25 PM

Kay E. Mahoney

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Fantastic capture. Awesome scene and colors. Winner.

12/2/2007 7:48:23 PM

Cheryl M. Phillips

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Alex this is so cool!
Great work!

12/3/2007 8:53:59 AM

Lisa J. Boulden

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What an incredibly wonderful scene, Alex! Great color and mood. Really fabulous!

12/3/2007 6:48:13 PM

Mike Dawson

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Excellent Alex, could that the Duke in the Saddle?

12/4/2007 8:42:35 AM

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Thank you everybody for your kind comments!! I'm kinda surprised myself to see how clear and vivid images this film camera can produce when digitally transfered.

The horse rider is not Duke, Mike. As you may know, he is long gone. The rider is just a tourist who was renting a horse.

12/4/2007 10:28:59 AM

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Tourist!!Ha!Such a interesting attraction!
This could be a perfect setting for a movie, nice shot, Alex!

12/4/2007 12:55:27 PM #803322

Alex T. Mizuno December 07, 2007

I'd like to thank everyone of you for your kind comments on this image. I'm sorry but I had to copy and move all your comments to this resubmission. I had to correct a fatal error in the previous submission. #5180154

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 11, 2007

So incredibly beautiful, great colors and light! #5195876

Alex T. Mizuno December 11, 2007

Thank you very much Donna! It's so nice of you to drop by and give me such a kind comment!! #5196222

Anne M. Young level-addict May 01, 2008

Wow Alex this is stunning.....what great colour and light. Processing perfect #5865651

Denise Denomy May 01, 2008


Toni Riggs May 01, 2008

Beautiful image! Wonderful dof! #5865853

Mukesh Srivastava May 01, 2008

Stunning scene with great color and perfect comp, Alex!! We will see this again. Gud luck!! #5865866

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe May 01, 2008

It's a winner! #5866057

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 01, 2008

Outstanding work Alex! Jeff #5866461

Tammy Espino May 01, 2008

Still Lovin' it :) #5867724

Tammy Espino May 01, 2008

Still Lovin' it :) #5867725

Colleen Farrell May 01, 2008

Sensational image, Alex! Wow--I'd never have guessed it was a composite. It has such a unique look--the rich, deep colors almost make it look like an old-fashioned postcard. I love it! #5870354

Alex T. Mizuno May 01, 2008

Wow, thank you very much everybody! I hope judges like this as much as you do :) "Do not forsake me, O my darling ----" #5870433

Marina Moore May 05, 2008

Excellent work!!! This is an awesome image. :) #5886396

Alex T. Mizuno May 05, 2008

Thank you very much Marina! You're so kind!! #5886713

Alex T. Mizuno May 05, 2008

Finally, I got EP 5 months after I originally posted this! It was worth the wait. Thank you my fellow BP members for your supports and thank you BP staff members for the EP! #5886731

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 06, 2008

Totally SPECTACULAR, Alex!!!
Great color, sky,perspective and free-spirited MOOD!
Fabulous work!

Alex T. Mizuno May 06, 2008

Thank you very much Lisa! Good to hear from you and I appreciate your uplifting comment!! #5891552

Renata Gusciora May 06, 2008

This is outstanding,Alex!Great colours,scene,clarity!Congratulations! #5893254

Crystal L. Craig May 07, 2008

Oh, fabulous work Alex! The striking colours, the amazing PS blending (I couldn't tell), with such a uniquely wonderful nostalgic feel to it! Congrats on this well deserved efp! #5895971

Vladan D. Djordjevic May 08, 2008

Amazing photo. Terrific color, pov, details, comp. #5901708

Alex T. Mizuno May 12, 2008

Renata, Crystal and Vladan, thank you all for your kind comments!! Your comments are very encouraging!! #5914034

Corinne M. Thompson June 19, 2008

Congrats on your finalist for this excellent image! #6078361

Tammy Espino June 19, 2008

YAY he got a finalist, Congrats!! ;) #6078430

Nobu Nagase June 19, 2008

Congratulations on your great finalist, Alex !
Amazing and truly Western landscape, love your narrative in the description. #6078706

Elida Gutierrez June 19, 2008

Congratulations for your Finalist!!! #6080173

Amy M. Wilson June 19, 2008

A great big congratulations Alex, this is wonderful and well deserved!!! #6080844

Nancy (Peaches) Harker June 19, 2008

BIG Congrats on your AWSOME and BEAUTIFUL finalist!
Best of Luck in the next round! #6081944

Colleen Farrell June 19, 2008

Love this one--congratulations on a well-deserved finalist, Alex! #6082085

Debra R. Harder June 19, 2008

This is sooooooo AWESOME, Alex!! The colors, details and comp are FABULOUS!! BIG CONGRATS on this GORGEOUS finalist my friend!! Deb #6082566

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 19, 2008

WTG Alex! Congrats on this well composed and beautifully presented image! #6082902

Vladan D. Djordjevic June 19, 2008

Congratulations on your fantastic, well-deserved finalist. I love this photo. #6082962

Renee Doyle level-classic June 20, 2008

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Alex!!! #6083205

Alex T. Mizuno June 20, 2008

Thank you everybody for your warm congratulations and wishes! I really appreciate them. It was worth waiting for 6 months! :) #6083249

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 20, 2008

WTG, Alex!
Well worth athe wait!
Congratulations on this fabulous finalist!
~Lisa #6085547

Amy M. Wilson June 20, 2008

Awesome Alex!!!
A HUGE congratulations on this beautiful, well-earned win my friend!
Amy #6085797

Renata Gusciora June 20, 2008

Big congratulations,Alex!!!:-) #6086004

Tiia Vissak June 20, 2008

Congratulations! #6086057

Kimi A. Phillips June 20, 2008

CONGRATS!!!:) #6086060

Heidi Knight June 20, 2008

Congratulations Alex! Way to go! #6086150

Nobu Nagase June 20, 2008

Congratulations on your great win, Alex!
I knew this had to be a winner. Such a great capture, so unique ! #6086577

Debra R. Harder June 20, 2008

WTG, Alex!!! HUGE CONGRATS on this AWESOME GOLD WINNER!! Deb #6086591

Bojan Bencic level-classic June 20, 2008

Congratulations, Alex! #6086711

Martha N. Church June 20, 2008

Alex, a big congrats on your beautiful and captivating image! #6086920

Elida Gutierrez June 20, 2008

The Golden Cup
A Special Trophy for
"The May Winners" #6087886

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 20, 2008

WTG, Alex!
~Lisa #6087990

Renee Doyle level-classic June 20, 2008

Big congratulations on this wonderful winner Alex!!! #6088098

Colette M. Metcalf June 21, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful win, Alex! WTG!!!! #6088849

Christine Czernin level-classic June 21, 2008

Bravo,Alex. Big congratulation. #6089240

Stan Kwasniowski June 21, 2008

Alex, congratulations #6090227

Colleen Farrell June 21, 2008

So happy to see this in the winner's circle, Alex--huge congratulations to you!! #6090609

Kumiko Parkinson June 21, 2008

Congratulations, Alex! #6091208

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 21, 2008

WTG Alex!!! Huge congratulations on this beautiful winner!!! #6091873

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 21, 2008

WTG Alex!!! Huge congratulations on this beautiful winner!!! #6091874

Alex T. Mizuno June 21, 2008

My dear fellow BP members, I really thank you for all your kind words and congratulations!! Domo arigato e grazie mille!! #6091936

Anna Diederich June 22, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Alex! #6092764

Kathleen Rinker June 22, 2008

Huge congrats my friend! #6092838

Howard B. Cheek June 23, 2008

Wonderful comp & content, I like the action of the rider and your theme.
Great POV, colors, sky, and I love the grand scale of it all.
Howard #6095887

Ken Smith level-classic June 24, 2008

A great scene! I"ve been there several times...I love that place! #6103396

HuHu Lin June 25, 2008

cool,this is a fine art,congrats on this big win,my friend! #6103940

Alex T. Mizuno June 25, 2008

Anna, Kathy, Howard, Ken and HuHu, thank you all for your warm words and supports!! #6105942

Donna R. Wageman July 02, 2008

Wonderful, wonderful - Congratulations! #6133450

Alex T. Mizuno July 04, 2008

Thank you very much Donna!! #6138198

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict July 05, 2008

Congratulations Alex on your Win.

Dominick #6143739

Susan M. Hembree level-classic July 11, 2008

Out of town for this one, Alex! Another wonderful image! Congratulations on your win! #6169726

Sandra Anderson January 12, 2009

Just browsing your beautiful landscapes and came to this one Alex.
Absolutely love it.
Best Wishes. #7018138

Arthur Bohlmann January 24, 2009

I agree with the other comments on your capture, fantastic capture #7079382

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FIRST PLACE WINNER in July 2008 Digital Photo Contest (

He came out of nowhere
With no one beside him
He rode out of the sunrise all alone---

I had to revise this image. Artist's work is never done :)
Three image composite.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, FocalLength: 6.30 mm, Model: SP510UZ

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