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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Pattern II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Olympus E-500 EVOLT
Lens: Konica Minolta MF 85mm f/1.7
Location: san bernardino mts
Date: Dec 22, 2006
Aperture: f8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/800
Galleries: Landscape, Panoramic
Date Uploaded: Dec 22, 2006

i'm in shock




this was taken on hwy 18 above San Bernardino, California about 1/4 mile before the old Cliff Hanger Resturant from one of the turn-outs, facing east at about 9 am.

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 250
Avg (all users): 7.3333
Avg (commenters): 8.8571
Avg (participants): 7.0128
Avg (non-participants): 7.5069
Views since voting: 10264
Views during voting: 366
Votes: 222
Comments: 72
Favorites: 57 (view)


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03/28/2012 03:24:28 PM
this photo must have been a gift from God
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02/11/2012 11:40:10 PM
Was this near wrightwood?
08/28/2009 11:44:56 PM
God, this is BEAUTIFUL!!
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02/12/2008 01:52:30 PM
absolutely fantastic...i live in OC, so i gotta try this location. thank you for the detailed info.
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12/12/2007 10:31:43 AM
stunning! Looks like the Blue Ridge Mountains here!
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10/24/2007 05:59:13 PM
So perfect; so pillowy blue gray. Absolute perfection. nice work.
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08/31/2007 03:46:01 PM
Hmmm...it would appear you and I have something in common...LOL.
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05/10/2007 12:22:10 AM
Just amazing.
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01/13/2007 11:42:34 AM
Spectacular shot. Also agree b&w would be awesome. You can't make this a bad shot. Congrats on ribbon!!!
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01/11/2007 10:25:37 PM
Its gorgeous!! I was grinding my teeth thinking how come I never get to see places like this, when I realized I was there a couple of weeks ago :) great shot
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01/08/2007 06:00:46 PM
Gorgeous ... Where was this shot taken?
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01/08/2007 04:43:37 PM
A truly maddening and inspiring shot; its just too good, too uplifting. I'm sure you'll get much better comments, but- once again, hell of a shot.
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01/04/2007 10:12:00 PM
PRINTS AVAILABLE?????
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01/04/2007 04:20:38 PM
i love it , congratulations
well done
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01/04/2007 11:36:20 AM
hey congrats! this is beautiful!
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01/04/2007 08:54:41 AM
A very beautiful photograph, congratulations on winning the blue ribbon!
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01/03/2007 06:29:01 PM
Don't be in shock!! You deserve the blue!
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01/03/2007 04:39:54 PM
Congrats on #1. Great tones and contrast. Would look excellent as a BW as well.
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01/03/2007 02:49:52 PM
Congratulations, Brian, on your well deserved ribbon with this beautiful image!
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01/03/2007 12:38:16 PM
i didn't make it to this one in the judging, but i'm thrilled to see it did well. nice shot. reminds me of an Chinese silk scroll painting.

#2 all-time for the EVOLT too. seems like you've gotten familiar with the new rig, eh?

Message edited by author 2007-01-03 12:40:02.
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01/03/2007 12:24:07 PM
Very nice - congrats on the blue ribbon!!
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01/03/2007 10:15:00 AM
Wow! One of my favorite kinds of photos. I always love when nature and reall "stuff" fits challenges so beautifully! Congratulations on your blue ribbon!! Very deserving!

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01/03/2007 10:12:03 AM
Many congratulations to you! Way to go on getting a ribbon!!! (I'm only a little bit jealous) :o)
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01/03/2007 09:49:21 AM
You the man! Fantastic image. Congrats on your blue!
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01/03/2007 09:35:12 AM
What a view! Congratulations, well done!
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01/03/2007 09:24:27 AM
what a breathtaking photo! tell me where is this made?
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01/03/2007 06:43:01 AM
congratz ! fantastic photo.
keep up !
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01/03/2007 05:21:54 AM
Beautiful capture, and so deserves the blue ribbon, which I might add, is your first ribbon, so "CONGRATULATIONS" on this mighty achievement.....
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01/03/2007 05:15:25 AM
Beautiful capture! Congratulations on your first ribbon, and a blue to boot! : )
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01/03/2007 02:06:12 AM
Very nice. I just noticed it's your first ribbon too. Congratulations.
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01/03/2007 01:57:53 AM
I was driving through the san bernardino mountains after christmas and saw almost this exact same picture in life, its stunning to really see it. Amazing shot
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01/03/2007 01:54:30 AM
wonderful shot, congratulations...
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01/03/2007 12:55:26 AM
HOLY CRAP!! WAY TO GO!!!

Now can you please make this a trend for the teams sake!!!

Congrats man, guess your getting a hang of the new camera!!
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01/03/2007 12:36:40 AM
Beautiful image. Congratulations.
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01/03/2007 12:36:38 AM
Beautiful, really beautiful. Don't be in shock, you deserved to win. Big congrats on your blue.
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01/03/2007 12:31:10 AM
congratulations, lovely image.
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01/03/2007 12:20:29 AM
Congrats on the blue! Way to help represent the IE! :D
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01/03/2007 12:20:11 AM
This is such a beautiful capture. I'm really proud of you. Now if we can just keep this up during WPL4, lol!
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01/03/2007 12:16:18 AM
Congrats!
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01/03/2007 12:14:56 AM
Wow! Congratulations!
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01/03/2007 12:10:39 AM
Great work. Congratulations.
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01/03/2007 12:07:12 AM
Hey buddy, congratulations on your blue ribbon. This is indeed an oustanding image (one your 10s is mine, btw).
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/02/2007 10:17:15 PM
This is really cool :-)
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01/02/2007 12:11:25 PM
Thanks for participating
You "grabbed my attention".
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01/02/2007 02:19:35 AM
Very nice capture..

Congratulations on first Ribbon in Pet Portrait II you just missed it..

Message edited by author 2007-01-03 00:13:17.
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12/31/2006 09:26:59 PM
oh, wow! I hope this does well for you, it's stunning...love the whole composition...my only neg is that it probably needs some more punch in the levels/curves adjustment, but that's just my opinion 9
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12/31/2006 07:07:59 PM
Wow. This is awesome! 9
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12/31/2006 05:37:06 PM
Wonderful view into the distance. 10.
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12/31/2006 10:19:58 AM
Absolutely breathtaking!
This one's a winner for sure =]
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12/30/2006 11:09:26 PM
This is just gorgeous!
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12/30/2006 09:14:24 PM
Beautiful image!!!! One of my favs here...
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12/30/2006 08:39:16 PM
Gorgeous image with beautiful pattern to make this one of my top picks
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12/30/2006 06:16:17 PM
Wow.. to my eye definately the best in a really good field. NIce job - 9 -

Jack
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12/30/2006 04:09:59 PM
Gorgeous!!! 8
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12/30/2006 03:34:50 PM
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12/30/2006 03:21:34 PM
beautiful color and patterns of the mountain range
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12/30/2006 02:48:13 PM
Simply stunning.
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12/29/2006 08:47:29 PM
Beautiful
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12/29/2006 07:28:21 PM
Oh, thats nice.....10
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12/29/2006 06:36:08 PM
Wonderful. Brings the word "Eternity" to mind. Where did you take it? Absolutely gorgious. I love the monochromatic llok, the light, the composition. 10.
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12/28/2006 09:53:54 PM
Perfect.....
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12/28/2006 06:08:50 PM
Niiiiice!
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12/28/2006 04:45:48 PM
A tiny tiny tiiiiiiiny bit more contrast and this was STUNNING (10) now it is stunning(9) ;)
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12/28/2006 02:24:37 PM
Easily one of my top 3 in this challenge.
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12/28/2006 02:12:39 PM
stunningly beautiful...like a japanese watercolor
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12/28/2006 09:37:22 AM
Nice cast on a subject that's been done a lot ... the mist adds a nice element, as do the clouds peeking over the hills. Pleasing composition. Nice job!
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12/27/2006 07:59:32 PM
Great capture...Nice subject.
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12/27/2006 07:23:42 PM
Supurb shot. The color is great. 10
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12/27/2006 08:30:24 AM
awesome shot 10
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12/27/2006 07:05:09 AM
Magical - I love it.
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12/27/2006 01:24:48 AM
Happy Holidays - 10
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12/27/2006 12:56:29 AM
Very nice lighting and composition. 10
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