Spinning Wheel

© Ken Smith

Spinning Wheel

Uploaded: December 20, 2007 03:44:54


Babcock State Park, West VA, on Oct 26th of this year. The blur of the wheel is from the 2 second exposure.

F4.5, 2 sec, ISO 100, 15mm focal length

Exif: F Number: 20, Exposure Bias Value: -1.33, ExposureTime: 2/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 15.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D


Ken Smith level-classic December 20, 2007

One more shot.. #811696

Gail Vitikacs level-classic December 20, 2007

Hey Neighbor! AWESOME shot!!! You really captured some wonderful images during your visit! #5233425

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict December 20, 2007

This is a lovely scenery, Ken, great colours details and clarity.

Dominick #5233430

Jim Huffield December 20, 2007

Both are magnificent, Ken. Jim #5233455

Bill Wyatt December 20, 2007

Beautiful work Ken Love the vieling and low profile of the shot. What lens were you using? I like the wide angle of it. #5233488

Nancy (Peaches) Harker December 20, 2007

Ken, I love this, awsome capture!!! So Pretty! #5233529

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe December 20, 2007

One of your best, I think! Excellent! #5233559

December 20, 2007

This is a great shot, thanks for sharing the 2. second exposure tip too ! #5233641

December 20, 2007

Awesome scene! lovely colours! #5233666

Jeana Clark December 20, 2007

Beautiful capture and I agree....

~J~ #5233711

Darren K. Fisher level-classic December 20, 2007

Oh man you always seem to hit the places you visit at the right times. This is awesome and I think some of the best of the mill I have ever seen. #5233721

Shannon D. Miller December 20, 2007

STUNNING capture Ken! Should be on a post card. The movement is amazing as well as the magnificent colors, detail and POV. Love it! Winner! Shannon~ #5233798

Erin Appelbaum December 20, 2007

Absolutely magnificent. Peter #5233904

Carla Metzler December 20, 2007

Wow, great capture, Ken! #5233940

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 20, 2007

Drats! You must have made this before we got there ~ this is a winner I'll bet money on it!

Absolutely gorgeous!

jo ann c. #5234479

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna December 20, 2007

What an amazing image, Ken!!!! BOTH of them!!!!! Incredible gorgeous!!!!! ♫ k #5234764

Mike Clime December 20, 2007

Nice captures, Ken! #5234807

Stephanie Laird level-classic December 20, 2007

Stunning! #5235184

Mike D. Perez December 20, 2007

Just awesome exposure, POV and colors, Ken! Should be a Winner! #5235203

Hendrik Storme December 20, 2007

Fantastic shot Ken!!! #5235219

Beverly A. Wright December 20, 2007

This looks too good to be real!! What a
great perspective here Ken!! Love the efffects and the colors are magnificent! #5235359

Linda D. Lester level-classic December 20, 2007

I like the second one best! They are both beautiful! #5235782

Nina Shields level-addict December 20, 2007

Ken, these are terrific; love the different perspectives and use of SS; awesome work! #5236293

Dennis Flanagan December 20, 2007

Back to my roots! I like the second one if I had to choose a favorite. #5236413

David Phalen December 20, 2007

OK I'm impressed! :) Excellent color, details and motion. I'd vote for the second one if forced to make a choice. #5236558

Cathy Barrows December 20, 2007


Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic December 20, 2007

This was a place I loved to visit while we lived in Va. I love the colors and the soft water, Ken. Great captures! #5236920

Sandra R. Alvey December 20, 2007

Stunning Ken. You've struck me speachless again! They are both GORGEOUS!! #5237466

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic December 21, 2007

Spectacular, Ken!
A WINNER in my eyes!
--Lisa #5238270

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic December 21, 2007

Winner, winner, winner!!! Great job Ken! I love the blurred wheel - and the veiling of the water - and the colors - and the textures -- heck, I love it all!!! #5239177

Rosemary Buffoni December 21, 2007

Outstanding shot. Your pov is perfect to bring out the total beauty of the scene.
Ro #5239218

Shawn Jennings level-classic December 21, 2007

Both fantastic images, Ken! #5239252

Amy JACKSON level-classic December 23, 2007

Gorgeous image, Ken!!! Beautiful place! #5246142

Joy Rector December 24, 2007

awesome #5248896

Tressie Davis December 24, 2007

Stunning image, great POV and love the result of the long exposure!! #5249495

Ronald F. Fischer December 26, 2007

Spectacular capture, Ken! #5254479

Kaye Burazin December 28, 2007

Awesome beauty..leaves me speechless! #5261412

Carolyn M. DAlessandro December 29, 2007

What can I say that has not been said already...so my thoughts are...OUTSTANDING!! #5264226

Melissa G. Meiselman December 29, 2007

Ken this is an outstanding exposure with fine details and taken from a great POV!!! #5264235

Linda Blair December 29, 2007

Gorgeous!!!!! ☺ #5264830

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 29, 2007

Outstanding perspective, colors, light and beautiful scene Ken! #5266328

Nancy L. Green level-classic December 29, 2007

This is absolutely gorgeous Ken, the POV is fantastic, and the colors and exposure are amazing, a winner for sure!! <>< #5266421

Jim Britt December 29, 2007

Great shot! #5266648

January 01, 2008

Love the work with the wide angle. Well done! #5277816

Peggy J. Maguire January 04, 2008

Beautiful work Gorgeous Ken!! #5290178

Rose Bailey January 06, 2008

I love this! Very well done! #5299112

John Connolly January 06, 2008

How did I miss this one Ken? Wonderful in camera work has produced a fantastic result! #5301294

Shirley A. Kinney January 07, 2008

Awesome, Ken. Your capture during this fall season is beautiful. #5306854

Corinne M. Thompson January 12, 2008

Both are excellent captures Ken! #5328840

Jenny D January 12, 2008

Beautiful!! #5330647

Lisa R. Buffington level-deluxe January 17, 2008

Beautiful shot of the Grist Mill in Autumn! I grew up about 30 minutes from Babcock State Park. I have summer and winter pictures of the Grist Mill on my website. I haven't made it there in the fall yet. I see from your picture that I missed some beautiful shots. Do you live in WV? #5353634

Lisa Trumm January 20, 2008

Great shot! #5367827

Alex T. Mizuno January 25, 2008

Congratulations Ken on this fantastic Finalist!! #5392906

Pat Gamwell January 25, 2008

WTG, Ken! Big congrats! #5392951

Gail Vitikacs level-classic January 25, 2008

BIG Congratulations on this beauty! #5393051

Jill Odice level-classic January 25, 2008

Congrats on your finalist Ken! Beautiful shot, I also love the other one too! #5393263

Carla Metzler January 25, 2008

Congratulations, Ken! #5393295

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 25, 2008

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!! #5393371

Susan M. Hembree level-classic January 25, 2008

Gorgeous, Ken! Congratulations! #5393384

Jennifer L. Alder January 25, 2008

WOW! Stunning finalist image, Ken. BIG congrats :) #5393478

Nadya Johnson January 25, 2008

Just stunning! Congratulations, Ken! #5393505

Shawn Jennings level-classic January 25, 2008

WTG Ken! Congratulations on your finalist! #5393715

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston January 25, 2008

Ken, great job and Congrats! #5394127

Shawn Jennings level-classic January 25, 2008

Congratulations on your win, Ken! #5394396

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic January 25, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner, Ken. #5394430

Linda D. Lester level-classic January 25, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist and now winner! I guess I don't have to tell you twice now that they come out the same time! #5394489

Nadya Johnson January 25, 2008

Yah - fastest ever! Congrats again, Ken! Well deserving of the Gold! #5394540

Alex T. Mizuno January 25, 2008

Congratulations Ken! Yes, it deserves the Gold!! #5394577

Steve M. Harrington January 25, 2008

Way to go, Ken!
Steve #5394603

Gail Vitikacs level-classic January 25, 2008

YOU GOT THE GOLD!!!! Way to go!!!! #5394728

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 25, 2008

Fantastic winner...congratulations Ken! #5394832

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 25, 2008


Claudia Kuhn level-classic January 25, 2008

A beautiful image and wonderful winner KEn! Congratulations! #5394947

Cathy Barrows January 25, 2008

Congrats on your win #5394961

Mike D. Perez January 25, 2008

Congratulations on your great Winner, Ken! #5395028

Gary Lange January 25, 2008

Many congrats here, Ken!!! A superb image! #5395301

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 25, 2008

Super shot, super win, Super Man!

Congratulations Ken

jo ann c. #5395333

Flavio Carnevale level-classic January 25, 2008

A great image. Congratulations. One of my favorites #5395385

Judyann Plante January 25, 2008

Wow, Ken!!! Fantastic work on this outstanding image! Congratulations!

Judyann <>< #5395580

Jim Britt January 25, 2008

Nice job Ken. Beautiful shots indeed. #5395660

Elida Gutierrez January 25, 2008

Especialy for the winners
http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/big.php?photoID=5538549&catID=&style=&rowNumber=1&memberID=258086 #5395663

KV Day January 25, 2008

Congrats Mr. Smith! Great image! #5395833

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic January 25, 2008

Congrats Cap'n!!! Great job!!!! #5395875

Renee Doyle level-classic January 25, 2008

Congratulations Ken on this wonderful second place win! #5395882

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic January 25, 2008

WOW, Ken!!!! This is AWESOME!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this much deserved win!!!!! <>< #5395988

Su Sana E. P level-classic January 25, 2008

Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Ken!! #5396175

Arlene Krassner January 25, 2008

Awesome Ken. Congratulations. #5396222

Michael Umbreit January 25, 2008

Ken - Congratulations!! - Mike #5396253

David Phalen January 25, 2008

BIG Congrats on a well deserved WINNER!! #5396277

Corinne M. Thompson January 25, 2008

WTG Ken...Congrats! #5396497

Ronald F. Fischer January 25, 2008

Congratulations on this awesome winner!!! #5396649

Evy Johansen level-classic January 25, 2008

So well deserved!! Awesome image!! BIG congratulations on your win, Ken!! #5396651

Terry L. Ellis level-classic January 25, 2008

An amazing win, Ken! Congratulations! #5396817

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 25, 2008

So beautifully done, Ken. Congratulations on the 2nd place win. #5397022

Sherry Karr Adkins level-deluxe January 25, 2008

Congrats, Ken, on your second place win. Very well deserved! #5397101

Mary K. Robison January 26, 2008

Gorgeous autumn capture, Ken!
Congratulations on your well-deserved win! #5397927

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 26, 2008

Congrats Ken on your Outstanding and well deserved Win!! Jeff #5398076

Tammy Scott January 26, 2008

Congratulations on an awesome win!!! #5398362

Les Rhoades level-classic January 26, 2008

Congratulations on your 2nd place Win! #5398448

Linda Blair January 26, 2008

Congratulations on your gorgeous win!!! ☺ #5399074

Eivor Kuchta January 26, 2008

Congratulations, Ken, on your win! #5399099

Jill Schreiner January 26, 2008

Outstanding job, Ken! Congrats on your well deserved win! #5399239

Sharon Day level-classic January 26, 2008

Perfectly capture water movement, Ken!!! Congratulations on your win! #5399333

Tamara K. Walker level-classic January 26, 2008


Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe January 26, 2008

Congrats, Ken!! Beautiful!
kk #5400050

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 26, 2008

Congratulation on this gorgeous image, Ken!!!!!!!!!!! ♫ k #5400216

Anita Hogue January 26, 2008

Absolutely gorgeous, Ken! Congratulations! #5400473

Cheryl E. Molennor January 26, 2008

Congratulations on your great finalist! #5400763

Cheryl E. Molennor January 26, 2008

oops... I mean win!! #5400764

Graeme yew Chow January 26, 2008

Congratulations! Super image . love the composition and the motion of water, Ken. #5400956

Sandra R. Alvey January 26, 2008

Congrats on the winner Ken! Awesome job hon! #5401246

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic January 26, 2008

WOW....A BEAUTY, FOR SURE!! Congrats, my friend!!!!!!! #5401673

Tamera S. Phillips January 26, 2008

Congratulations Ken. Glad to see you were amoung the very few that received anything this month. Very well deserved. #5401986

Jeana Clark January 26, 2008

Just Super Fantastic Ken!!!
your fantastic WINNER!!!!
I KNEW IT!!!!!

~J~ #5402131

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 26, 2008

Outstanding winning image Ken!!!! A HUGE congratulations!!!! You take the most amazing scenic landscape photographs!!!! #5402186

Cassie L. Woodlee January 27, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! #5402615

Patrick Rouzes level-classic January 27, 2008

WOWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW!!! Congratulations, my friend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5402676

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 27, 2008

WTG, Ken!
~Lisa #5403412

Matt Quaid January 27, 2008

Nice job on this Ken, what a great shot, your a winner. #5403512

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 27, 2008

Loved both POV's and congrats on a fabulous winner, Ken. #5404422

Derrald R. Farnsworth-Livingston January 28, 2008

Congrats, Ken! #5407496

Murry Grigsby January 28, 2008

Congrats on your wonderful Babcock images and win Ken! #5409195

Kathy L. Clark January 28, 2008

Congrats Ken. It is very well deserved it is so beautiful. #5410731

Rakesh Syal level-classic January 29, 2008

Congratulations on an awesome win, Ken!!! #5413846

Darryl Wilkinson January 30, 2008

Beautiful work, Ken! WTG!! #5420200

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict February 01, 2008

Congratulations Ken on your Win! #5426725

Susan M. Hembree level-classic February 01, 2008

I love this, Ken. Congratulations on your beautiful winner! #5431245

James E. Coleman level-classic February 03, 2008

My sincerest sympathies that no one liked this shot!!....:):)

I had not looked at the other one and saw so many comments, had to go look first. Both are very beautiful for their individual and unique perspectives...especially for such a highly photographed place!
You did a tremendous job!....again!!
Jim #5439308

Ivan Chacon February 24, 2008

Great image, Congratulations! :) #5546924

Sheryl A. Hudson February 25, 2008

Congratulations Ken on this beautiful WINNER!!! #5552338

Susan Jane Allen level-classic March 12, 2008

Wow! Don't know how I missed this one. Congrats! #5631479

August 06, 2008

What A Spectacular Capture!!!! This is definitely the BEST picture of the grist mill I have EVER seen. I live about an hour and a half away and love to photograph this mill. Wow..the detail, clarity, the smooth sleek water...it all is amazing. Great Capture Ken! #6279996

Stanley C. Sims August 26, 2008

Haven't been through your whole gallery as yet, but what I have seen is amazing. You have a great eye for photography.
CONGRATS !!!! #6371490

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