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tsambaproductions (July 27, 2012)
nice
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Casper (July 27, 2012)
Super nice capture & edit, wow, fav & award
Willsy (July 27, 2012)
Thanks very much for your feedback, it's much appreciated Casper =)
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cilla8 (July 27, 2012)
Magnificent Capture!!!!!!
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iceman2 (July 27, 2012)
Beautiful capture! Welcome toVB.
 
Venny (July 27, 2012)
Welcome to VB!!!
 
PSJPhotography (July 27, 2012)
Very nice, welcome to VB!
 
rkperry215 (July 27, 2012)
Beautiful shot! Welcome to VB!
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avguzzi (July 27, 2012)
beautiful!
 
Willsy (July 29, 2012)
Thank you everyone for your feedback and praise, it is much appreciated =)
 
santosh532 (July 29, 2012)
jaw dropping :D never knew HDR could be this amazing !!
Willsy (July 29, 2012)
Thank you Santosh! Yea unfortunately HDR's are often stereotyped as ghastly over saturated images with lots of ghosting due to large amounts of poorly executed HDR's being uploaded to so many websites. What really makes a good HDR is a bit of tender love and care in Photoshop, it makes all the difference.
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ArtGirl (July 31, 2012)
Superb !!!
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Marian (August 15, 2012)
Amazing shot!!!
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ns0mniacs (August 22, 2012)
Very nice, excellent work
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djensen (August 22, 2012)
Just beautiful....congrats!
 
PSJPhotography (August 22, 2012)
Lovely shot, congrats!
 
tsambaproductions (August 22, 2012)
congrats
 
Lovell (August 22, 2012)
Congrats!
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kphall (August 22, 2012)
Just lovely! Congrats!
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skeates (August 22, 2012)
Stunning capture! Congrats!
 
sahodder (August 22, 2012)
Great capture HDR makes it pop Congrats
 
kayacloud (August 22, 2012)
breathtaking !!!
 
Willsy (August 22, 2012)
Wow thank you Viewbug I'm honored to have received this accolade, and I thank all of you very much for your praise and feedback.
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Amiqdadi (August 22, 2012)
congrats....very nice
 
disneymamom (August 23, 2012)
congrats on honorablemention!
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marklthomas (August 23, 2012)
Fantastic shot ,,congrats (voted)
 
edazz (August 23, 2012)
Outstanding Capture, great lines, vivid color, contrast, composition,
detail, clarity, creativity, HDR edit, lighting, well done! Awarded for Absolute Masterpiece and favorite!

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Marian (August 23, 2012)
Incredible! Congrats!!
 
bobbynall (August 23, 2012)
AWesome !!!!!!
 
Jonocon (August 23, 2012)
Lovely Capture. Congrats
 
Duff (August 23, 2012)
WOW! Awesome use of HDR! Works Beautifully Here! Congratulations on Your Well Deserved Honorable Mention!!!
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chipbhi (August 23, 2012)
Wow!
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cilla8 (August 23, 2012)
Congrats on Honorable Mention....it truly is a gorgeous capture!!!
 
glburghart (August 23, 2012)
Beautiful scenic view. congratulations....
 
deadnoralive (August 23, 2012)
Magnificent
 
lbernardin (August 26, 2012)
Congratulations! Well-deserved.
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annthedane (August 26, 2012)
Congratulations! Well deserved, this is a stunning capture. Beautiful light and depth of field! Great colors too!
 
desertpagan (August 26, 2012)
A stunning image! Very nice! Congrats!!
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mdriley00 (August 29, 2012)
Very pretty. Congratulations!
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michael_travers_0423 (August 29, 2012)
Lovely image
 
laurenpeelerbrice (August 30, 2012)
Magnificent use of HDR. IMO you should have won.
Willsy (August 31, 2012)
Wow! Thank you very much for your uplifting comment, I'm honored to have received honorable mention but the real reward is receiving the feedback and praise such as yours and everyone else's here :) Thank you very much Lauren!
 
Dillboy (August 30, 2012)
Beautiful
 
Willsy (August 31, 2012)
Again, Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments! They all mean so much!
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Casper (September 03, 2012)
Congrats with your mention, I am not surprised!
 
MKJPhotography (September 04, 2012)
Congrats! Wonderful capture!
 
GJUNIORPHOTOGRAPHY (September 13, 2012)
fantastico.
 
Serendipity1 (September 13, 2012)
Beautiful!
 
ornani (September 17, 2012)
lovely
 
Carli (September 19, 2012)
nice shot, congrats :D
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CC24 (September 27, 2012)
Stunning!
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Tulips (October 06, 2012)
Great HDR photo! Congrats!
 
mturnau (November 03, 2012)
very dramatic - nice
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johnpa53 (November 24, 2012)
beautiful image, voted
 
hallcr (November 29, 2012)
This is a great shot! Absolutely stunning! Thanks for sharing.
 
lindseysilva (November 29, 2012)
The lighting, great HDR work!
 
Wayne_Sr (November 29, 2012)
Well done! Congrats!
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KarensCam (November 30, 2012)
Stunning...voted.
 
BrunoCote (January 03, 2013)
Simply Stunning
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rmr731 (January 04, 2013)
Awesome capture! Congrats!
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redwriter (January 04, 2013)
Beautiful work. Congrats on your award. - Jake
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michael_travers_0423 (January 05, 2013)
Lovely landscape. Congrats on award.
 
tsambaproductions (January 05, 2013)
congrats again
 
debzee (January 05, 2013)
beautiful, congrats
 
bobbynall (January 05, 2013)
Nice shot
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MariposaRosa (January 05, 2013)
Beautiful capture! Love the lighting and composition!
 
VivienneB (January 05, 2013)
I was from a long time I havent seen a shot like this. it's SUPER!
WHERE IS IT?
 
joebaxter (January 05, 2013)
AMAZING Scene and fantastic lighting.
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jpblitz (January 05, 2013)
This one is pretty special!
 
dickysukarno (January 07, 2013)
my god,. this image is amazing
 
michaelbarnardo (January 07, 2013)
Nice work
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NinaKling (January 07, 2013)
wow - awesome shot!
 
michaeldonovan (January 08, 2013)
What a perfect shot.
 
dominik_marciszewski_137 (January 09, 2013)
wow
 
Carli (January 09, 2013)
nice shot! congrats :D
 
Bozzzzz (January 12, 2013)
Low light + soft colors = wonderful composition!
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Tim_Haynes (January 15, 2013)
Very nice work
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Thimbee (January 15, 2013)
Just beautiful. Congrats on your awards!
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drakkardarkblade (January 22, 2013)
Awesome capture, congrats on award. Check out my pictures if you get a chance: http://www.viewbug.com/drakkardarkblade
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estercastillo08 (January 23, 2013)
Congrats on your awards ! Very nice !
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mikeronnebeck (January 28, 2013)
Awesome pic! Love the subtle use of HDR
 
senka (February 23, 2013)
beautiful photography and in my favorites now
 
mistyvkirsch (February 28, 2013)
Stunning View!!
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davidgerhartz (March 02, 2013)
Great shot .
 
FMueller (March 02, 2013)
Awesome shot!
 
inmaculadarodriguez (March 22, 2013)
Great shot, beautiful scenery, congrats on awards, well deserved
 
mstahberg (April 02, 2013)
Very nice! :)
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snowdon (April 11, 2013)
Absolutely exceptional image, so dramatic. Congratulations on your success in competitions
 
Hari_Subagio (April 19, 2013)
Well done . great image
 
sniderjohn (May 06, 2013)
just woww
 
SahibaKaur (May 06, 2013)
Amazing!!
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cmorisset (May 06, 2013)
Wow! jaw dropping for sure. Bravo!
 
RihoR (May 06, 2013)
So Amazing! Is this captured with Canon 550D?
 
robyn_king_52 (May 07, 2013)
beautifully done:))
 
NaturesEarth (May 18, 2013)
Lovely Shot!
 
carlotaandrade (May 20, 2013)
Awesome!
 
Kisha (May 21, 2013)
Just fabulous!!
 
mylene_ralph (July 30, 2013)
Stunning shot.
 
herman-anwar (July 31, 2013)
amazing landscape, love your editing...dramatic...
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MissSandy (July 31, 2013)
Just stunning! ?
 
VictoriaKF (July 31, 2013)
Love this! New Zealand is on my bucket list of places to visit and explore! Beautiful shot. :)
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aprilrena (July 31, 2013)
Absolutely Stunning!! Viewbug Judges will have such a hard time judging this contest for sure. I love the HDR. The perfect and quite magical lighting falling over the truly majestic mountains. The ominous clouds hovering.... even the valley and river below. Just gorgeous. The lighting on the trees in the front really adds to the photo. Good luck in the contest! I will not be surprised if you win. :)
Willsy (August 22, 2013)
Thank you very much! Sorry about my delayed response I have been away for a few weeks. You're good at predicting the future because I won! Was a big surprise! I really appreciate your kind comments and feedback it means a lot =D. I'm a big fan of HDR myself, this was one of those views only made possible by being in the right place at the right time and i'm glad I was. Cheers. Mark
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dalepausinga (August 01, 2013)
I think April said it all
Willsy (August 22, 2013)
Thank you very much! Aprils comment really was incredibly kind and detailed, a very passionate photographer indeed and not to mention very telanted herself. You also have some lovely work, I really appreciate your kind words it means a lot =D. Cheers. Mark
 
mylene_ralph (August 01, 2013)
Beautiful.
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abrafloris (August 05, 2013)
great capture! voted.
 
Celtic (August 05, 2013)
absolutely great shot!!
 
GBloniarz (August 19, 2013)
HARDY CONGRATULATIONS ... SO WELL DESERVED!
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mountainman70 (August 19, 2013)
congratulations on this win - there was some very stiff competition - excellent work
 
NikolajFloyd (August 19, 2013)
THAT...Is freaking awesome!
Willsy (August 22, 2013)
And your response.... IS FREAKING AWESOME!!! haha thanks mate, I appreciate your feedback it means a lot =D
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jeffreygreenwood (August 19, 2013)
Wonderful photo and deserved contest winner. Great .
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snowdon (August 19, 2013)
Congratulations on your win in 500 Mountains competition.
 
Grevandi (August 19, 2013)
very nice work...congratulations..
 
Deborah (August 19, 2013)
Congratulations, great shot!
 
danikelii (August 19, 2013)
Congratulations!
 
jijieparan-forsythe (August 19, 2013)
wow!!! awesome work!
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CrazyBradyLady (August 19, 2013)
Pure heaven! Congratulations!
 
DiabloNino (August 19, 2013)
Nailed it!
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Wizzard (August 19, 2013)
Amazing!
 
jrhalphen (August 19, 2013)
Congratulations! You really captured a great shot. We have been to Queenstown and is truly a beautiful place--New Zealand not to be missed.
 
meshersmith (August 19, 2013)
Master shot, congrats. on your win!!
 
kelly.ashurst (August 19, 2013)
Wow! There are no words to describe the beauty that you have captured in this photo. This win is very well deserved. Congratulations and thank you for sharing your work with us at view bug.
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TomK (August 19, 2013)
Congratulations. Very nice photo.
 
22Cara (August 19, 2013)
Congrats on winning!
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mclaybaugh (August 19, 2013)
congrats.
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aeverhard (August 19, 2013)
Fantastic shot! cONGRAts on your win!
 
Chelle-s (August 19, 2013)
That is one GORGEOUS shot! Wish I'd been the one who took this. Very well done!
 
carlotaandrade (August 19, 2013)
Superb! O.O
 
Lovell (August 19, 2013)
Congrats!!
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MaryAnne306 (August 19, 2013)
Beautiful shot! Congratulations on your win. Well deserved.
 
pknight00 (August 19, 2013)
Congratulations! Very well deserved win. This image has a dream-like quality. Perfection.
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rmr731 (August 19, 2013)
Stunning image! Congrats on your win!
 
MOLLYSP (August 19, 2013)
Congratulations on this super photo.
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carolyn_anderson_860 (August 19, 2013)
Awesome capture, congrat's on your win!!!!
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judith_krisch_2708 (August 19, 2013)
Stunning. Congrats!
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Jeanne713 (August 19, 2013)
Beautiful shot, it almost looks like an oil painting. Congrats!!
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Thimbee (August 19, 2013)
Beautifully done! Congrats
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jvillainc (August 19, 2013)
Congratulations on your Walter Peak Station - I truly believe you were born to photograph! You have some awesome photos!
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glennhart (August 19, 2013)
wonderful shot, well done...
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WyoGalPhotography (August 19, 2013)
Beautiful photo!! Congrats!!
 
Rubenkings (August 19, 2013)
Very very nice picture !!
 
sharonrankin (August 19, 2013)
Extremely beautiful!!
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beetlestone (August 19, 2013)
Congrats! Fantastic shot!
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Storm-Sox (August 19, 2013)
Congrats on a wonderful Picture!
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RoadKing1985 (August 19, 2013)
A-Mazing shot! Nice "Everything Composition" Capture! Thanks to YOU for sharing! Excellenteey!
 
andreaturno (August 20, 2013)
stunning ... very dramatic mood
 
Ising4Him (August 20, 2013)
Glorious sight! So tranquil. God inspired!
 
disneymamom (August 20, 2013)
wow.. congrats on win!
 
parthgupta (August 20, 2013)
This photo definitely deserved to win.
Hats off mate!
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raegi (August 20, 2013)
wonderful.. Congrats!!
 
francoissteque (August 20, 2013)
Congratulations, very nice composition
 
WayneRoss (August 20, 2013)
This shot has just about everything!
Beautiful light!
Congrats!
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maureenw19 (August 20, 2013)
congratulations beautiful shot
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believeit2receiveit (August 20, 2013)
Congratulations on your win! Well deserved!
 
Farah (August 20, 2013)
one of the bestest pics on viewbug! so beautiful!
 
gopalakrishnan (August 20, 2013)
fantastic shot
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skeates (August 20, 2013)
Stunning shot! Congrats!
 
Kielar (August 20, 2013)
Very romantic image. exellent
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michael_travers_0423 (August 20, 2013)
Congrats. Just a beautiful image.
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shimazakiisamu (August 20, 2013)
Really so wonderful!
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anneschlueter (August 20, 2013)
congratulations!
 
nihilistmia (August 20, 2013)
stunning shot congrats on the win
 
michaelow (August 20, 2013)
Great shot...congratulations!
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AnthonyQuirke (August 20, 2013)
Wow fantasttic capture and nice HRD edit, congrats:-)
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photonutcase (August 20, 2013)
well good shot this,good dof and a pleasure to view,well done
 
phspanky (August 20, 2013)
Congratulations.
 
pablocuesta (August 20, 2013)
Waooooooo great shot..perfect lighting...fantastic
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anitania (August 20, 2013)
grats on winning
 
steveclayton (August 20, 2013)
Really nice shot, congrats on your win.
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robjac85 (August 20, 2013)
Absolutely beautiful. Congratulations.
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DaraDPhotography (August 20, 2013)
Beautiful work. Congratulations on your win! Well deserved.
 
Kraay (August 20, 2013)
Gorgeous shot! Congratulations!!!
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josiem (August 20, 2013)
just awesome!
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wolflady (August 20, 2013)
Super Shot!
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wolflady (August 20, 2013)
Congratulations!
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Grzegorz72 (August 20, 2013)
Fantastic shot!
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bud82520 (August 20, 2013)
Outstanding capture!
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Tripod (August 20, 2013)
Superb!!!!
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debcoimages (August 20, 2013)
Stunning image and well deserved win. Congrats!
 
Vani2u (August 20, 2013)
Mindblowing........Superrrrrrr!!!!!!
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nancyb926 (August 20, 2013)
perfection....well deserved win!
 
bigtrocks (August 20, 2013)
Majestic! Congrats on the award!
 
VargaGabor (August 21, 2013)
Great pic! Congrats!
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louisloizidesmitsu (August 21, 2013)
Congratulations !!!
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nikki8 (August 21, 2013)
One word for this photo, WOW!!!
 
lulu2 (August 21, 2013)
that looks wonderful,congratulations xxx
 
pegnichols (August 21, 2013)
Congrats.
 
ArtQ (August 21, 2013)
Congrats!
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lovelife (August 21, 2013)
awesome, congrats :-)
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AddieStrozier (August 21, 2013)
Wow... just WOW!!
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bsturgis2 (August 21, 2013)
Beautiful scene!!Congrats....
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davidgerhartz (August 21, 2013)
Great Shot
 
Valzart (August 22, 2013)
Exquisite shot & congratz on your win :D
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sarahvrdoljak (August 22, 2013)
WOW! Absolutely gorgeous!!! Congratulations!
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Marian (August 22, 2013)
Congrats beautiful SHot!!!
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dwebb (August 22, 2013)
What a captivating photo! Congratulations!
 
aderandle (August 23, 2013)
A great example of how to use HDR
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aprilrena (August 23, 2013)
Congrats on your MUCH DESERVED award!! :D
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aprilrena (August 23, 2013)
And... if this isn't for sale in your store... IT NEEDS TO BE!!!! :D
 
bluespanishsteel02 (August 23, 2013)
......this is what I'm talking about....what an image....!!! beautifully captured and well earned on your commendations......!!!.....Right On...!!!
 
mashuda (August 24, 2013)
awsome...:)
 
leslie57 (August 25, 2013)
outstanding
 
pitabt (August 25, 2013)
Beautiful photograph. Congratulations.
 
jmatthies (August 26, 2013)
Gorgeous! Congrats!
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Rolenz (August 27, 2013)
Well done, with a shot like that you deserve to win. Show us some more-with lessons, lol.
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elfiedwards (August 27, 2013)
congratulations!!!! great shot, nicely processed, super! EXCELLENT :-)) enjoy your new fame:-)
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Saberofheart (August 27, 2013)
Just WOW!
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PhilipCarnevale (August 29, 2013)
Fantastic Image! Great job
 
mmeylema (August 29, 2013)
Fantastic shot.
 
pedrosilvestre (August 29, 2013)
amazing, a peace of heaven
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jjmcclear (August 29, 2013)
gorgeous!
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frederickwwalanda (August 31, 2013)
Superb...
 
paulomarquesdasilva (September 03, 2013)
Realidade com mita técnica!!!
 
paulomarquesdasilva (September 03, 2013)
Realidade com muita técnica!!!
Willsy (September 07, 2013)
Forgive me my portuguese is rather rusty but obrigado!? :)
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Krishna_Kumar (September 03, 2013)
awesome shot! congrats
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SheilaDraper (September 11, 2013)
Beautiful capture! Voted :)
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RanSen (September 15, 2013)
Extraordinary shot. Bravo
 
seagypsy1000 (November 13, 2013)
Speechless!

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Walter Peak Station

This shot was taken in Queenstown, New Zealand, a place not to miss for anyone traveling to our wonderful country. This was one of my first attempts at HDR photography. Thanks to Trey Ratcliff with all his great tips and tutorials on his travel blog.
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Uploaded: July, 2012

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Won Olympus camera & more! on August, 2013
Won Judge Favorite on January, 2013
Won Honorable Mention in HDR Photo Contest on August, 2012

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