Natures Life Line

© Alton I. Vance

Natures Life Line

Uploaded: April 12, 2005


f/11, 1/8 second, Canon 100-400mm IS at 100mm, Taken in Zion National Park at 7:54 A.M., AIV


Leah-Anne Thompson April 12, 2005

Splendid, just looks so surreal. Wonderful #235499

robert burks April 12, 2005

...great catpure with the water motion and the mixture of cool and warm tones...well done Alton~ #1247167

April 12, 2005

Quite beautiful. Excellent compositon. Visually, I started in the center and slowly moved outward. The vignette effect works well as well as the arching trees. Technically well done. #1247366

Detrick V. Martin April 12, 2005

Wow this is outstanding, Great job on this. #1247699

Kate Jackson April 12, 2005

WOW. Beautiful setting for this romantic picture. Love the way the branches arch together to frame the waterfall. #1247705

Casey A. Hanson April 12, 2005

Beautiful! #1247985

Carla Metzler April 12, 2005

Gorgeous, Alton! #1248272

Margot Petrowski April 12, 2005

Just incredible!!!! #1248313

Judy S. Fung April 12, 2005

Lovely, Alton! #1248900

Alton I. Vance April 23, 2005

Thanks to all of you for your kind remarks. I have to admit that this was a picture I almost didn't take because it was so much work changing lenses on a precarious slope. And when I took it I didn't think it would be any better than the others I had already taken. It wan't until I put it on the computer screen that it really popped out. Thanks again! #1285481

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe May 21, 2005

Very unique image, Alton...congratulations!!! #1377581

Kate Jackson May 22, 2005

Congratulations Alton! #1379236

Carol Engstrom level-addict May 22, 2005

Beautiful shot! Congrats! #1379676

Ronald Balthazor May 22, 2005

Congratulations, Alton. Beautiful. #1381198

Shirley D. Cross-Taylor level-classic May 22, 2005

Yes, gorgeous! Congratulations! #1381649

Diane Dupuis May 24, 2005

Stunning! Congrats! #1391826

Kerby Pfrangle May 24, 2005

Alton congratulations on your second place win.

Awesome job. Kerby #1392017

Cathy Barrows May 24, 2005

Congrats on your super win!...gorgeous #1392042

Gustavo Márquez May 24, 2005

One word: spectacular!

Congratulations. #1392815

Nancy Grace Chen May 24, 2005

Truly magical, beautiful, and unique. Congratulations.

Nancy #1392961

Kate Jackson May 24, 2005

WOW many congratulations again Alton on this well deserved second place winner!! #1393306

Ed Heaton May 25, 2005

Congratulations Alton, Excellent job here! #1394046

Jay Patel May 25, 2005

Congratulations on your win. THis is truely an awesome image. Where in Zion was his taken? #1394564

Sherri Conley May 25, 2005

A super composition! Congrats! #1394844

Judy S. Fung May 25, 2005

Congrats on your win, Alton! #1395986

Carolyn J. Connolly May 31, 2005

Excellent capture, Alton - VERY nice image indeed!! Hearty congratulations on your Second Place win with it!! :o) #1416303

Boentara Prajitno June 07, 2005

well captured, congratulation #1443670

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 04, 2005

Congratulations on your win Alton. You have a fantastic gallery of photos. #1553519

August 20, 2005

This a is a great capture, though it doesn't even look real, especially the way the water is displayed, how did you get that picture? It's awesome,

Dave #1740041

Alton I. Vance August 20, 2005

Thanks to all of you for your wonderful comments.

I would have E-mailed you directly but I didn't find an address for you. You can find the answer to your question on the home page of my website -
Alton Vance #1743638

August 21, 2005

Yes, I am in the middle of changing some things on my Bio page, so it is temporarily down. Thanks for the site, I'll check it out, talk to you later,

Dave #1747271

Jessi C. Gasper October 16, 2005

Did your enance that if so wuts the name of the program #1958296

Alton I. Vance October 16, 2005

Yes I enhanced this photo by adjusting the levels settings in Photoshop. I did some cloning to take out some unwanted bush limbs. This is the result. I have had a 20 x 30 inch blow up of this photo and it is really stunning in a beautiful frame on my living room wall.
Thanks for your interest. AIV #1959289

Laura Clay-Ballard October 18, 2005

awesome image! I bet it is GORGEOUS hanging up in your living room! #1966256

Tony Gutowski October 30, 2005

Looking thru the stained glass window of Gods Church. that's what this image evokes for me. Stunning image,Alton.-T.G #2013685

Tony Gutowski October 30, 2005

Looking thru the stained glass window of Gods Church. that's what this image evokes for me. Stunning image,Alton.-T.G #2013686

Betsy M. Eaves November 28, 2005

I don't use that word lightly! This image is so beautiful that I literally hold my breath so that I can prolong the experience. What a blessig! I want it on my livingroom wall!
It looks so private; I can hear the water & feel the wetness on my skin.
Good photoshop work, too!)Thank you for sharing, Alton!
BME #2132586

Alton I. Vance November 28, 2005

Thank you so much Betsy,
I have another 20 x 30 with a beautiful $500 frame. Make me an offer and you can have one on your wall.

Thanks again for your wonderful compliment Betsy. #2132626

James E. Coleman level-classic March 23, 2006

I love the West and I love outdoors so I love your gallery shots. This one another so well done, the bush creating a frame, very nice. Rich colors but not over done, in my opinion.
Jim #2567802

November 07, 2006

This picture is highly surreal. I feel as if there should be an angel floating down just in front of the waterfall, well done! :) #3558192

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic December 03, 2009

Congratulations this is so beautiful. #8189052

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