One of the Gods

© Ken Smith

One of the Gods

Ken Smith level-classic January 05, 2012

One more... #1434478

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 05, 2012

Both images are beautiful, Ken. Love the top one. #9903118

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 05, 2012

Very Impressive Ken!! #9903157

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe January 05, 2012

Gorgeous! I also favor the top one. Love it, as a matter of fact! #9903159

Claudia Kuhn level-classic January 05, 2012

I'd so love to see red rocks anywhere in the SW with a dusting of snow. Gorgeous! #9903180

Joy Rector January 05, 2012

gorgeous shot #9903199

Jack Gaskin January 05, 2012

Well Named beautiful Captures great framing in the first one.

Jack #9903244

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe January 05, 2012

This is soooooooo beautiful Ken and and instant fav from me.! #9903307

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 05, 2012

gorgeous framing, pov, and capture! (love the snow!) #9903730

Lori Carlson January 05, 2012

Gosh, Ken! This framing couldn't be more superb to my eyes!! You've beautifully captured a very beautiful scene! Thanks for sharing!!! =) #9903945

Tammy Espino January 05, 2012

Stunning captures :) #9903987

Carol Flisak level-addict January 05, 2012

Gorgeous image, Ken... excellent composition and love the red rocks with snow! #9904166

Michael G. Marshall January 05, 2012

Wonderful images, Ken! I always wondered what one of gods looked like. ; ) Beautiful light, color and comp on each image! Great job! Michael #9904528

Terry Cervi level-classic January 05, 2012

How I'd love to visit when everything is snow-covered!! This is just gorgeous Ken! #9904549

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic January 05, 2012

Love them all! Beautiful image, Ken! #9904562

Paul D. January 05, 2012

You and that 5D Mark II, what a team!

I haven't had a lot of time to peruse lately, so I decide tonight to give BP a whirl, and I land on your gallery, and sure enough, another beautiful image. Ken, you are a fine-art cranking machine! #9904863

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe January 06, 2012

Beautiful shots, Ken. Mild winter so far (not complaining though), but it is always nice to see beautiful snow pics. I'll second Paul above, and just come back to your gallery for my snow fix :). Great job! #9905029

John Connolly January 06, 2012

Excellent images of this amazing countryside Ken! Fantastic work! #9905984

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic January 06, 2012

Sooooo beautiful Ken -- it makes me cold just looking at these beauties -- great job! #9906063

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 07, 2012

Absolutely gorgeous your pov...a favorite for me...surely this will be a winner!

jo ann c. #9907941

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 08, 2012

I love the wonderful tones and lighting in this GORGEOUS image my friend, WTG!! <>< #9909265

Renee Doyle level-classic January 09, 2012

Every single image you have from this area is spectacular!!! No exceptions here Ken!! Just beautiful! #9909944

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 10, 2012

Great scenery and POV, just beautiful! #9912865

Mary Timman January 17, 2012

What a good eye Ken! This is just amazing. Terrific colors, tones and clarity! #9926320

Carlton Ward level-deluxe January 30, 2012

WOW - Electric Rocks & Snow - very vibrant #9956655

Carol Flisak level-addict February 26, 2012

Congrats on your finalist, Ken... good luck in the next round! #10003333

Mary Timman February 26, 2012

Congratulations again. Ken. #10003744

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 26, 2012

Congratulations on your spectacular Finalist, Ken!

Debby #10003816

Tammy Espino February 26, 2012

Congrats on your finalist!! :) #10004187

Kathy Cline level-classic February 26, 2012

So beautiful Ken, I feel the cold.
Congratulations on your award. Your having a good month! #10004282

Terry Cervi level-classic February 26, 2012

Congrats on your stunning finalist, Ken! #10004354

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 26, 2012

Look at my comment when you first posted this...what did I tell you my friend!

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and now, lets watch for the Gold!

jo ann c. #10004693

Renee Doyle level-classic February 26, 2012

Hope to see this beauty again Ken!! Congratulations! #10005061

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe February 26, 2012

I'm so glad to see this win! Congratulations on your finalist Ken! #10005278

Phyllis H. Burchett February 26, 2012

Congrats on this fabulous finalist! #10005351

Michael G. Marshall February 26, 2012

Congratulations on another wonderful finalist, Ken! A hat trick! Very cool! #10005361

Lucy Abrao February 26, 2012

Congrats, Ken. Beautiful capture.
Lucy #10005378

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 26, 2012

gorgeous Ken... huge congrats on your finalist!!! #10005635

February 27, 2012

Gorgeous image. #10006699

MELODIE C. ROBERTS February 27, 2012

Congratulations Ken!
Gorgeous capture...and to think it was free ;0) #10006801

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 27, 2012

Outstanding finalist Ken, congratulations! #10006872

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 27, 2012

My pick for the First Place Gold, Ken! CONGRATZ!!!

UB. #10006928

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 27, 2012

This is amazing Ken. I have not been there during snow but is one of my favorite photographic spots. Congratulations on this awesome finalist. #10007844

Karen Celella level-deluxe February 27, 2012

Congratulations on your amazing finalist, Ken! #10007931

February 27, 2012

Great framing! #10007937

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic February 27, 2012

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #10008175

John Connolly February 27, 2012

Congratulation on all your finalists Ken! You have some amazing images on your gallery! #10008336

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 27, 2012

Such a beauty, Ken!
Congratulations on a great month of finalists!
~♥~ #10008761

David M. Montero February 27, 2012

Beautiful. Congratulations on your finalist selection Ken. #10009130

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic February 27, 2012

The top one is so real that it's hard to remember it's not possible to actually touch all the textures. If this doesn't end up way on the top this month, it will be shocking. #10009752

Patti Coblentz February 27, 2012

Wow, Ken...spectacular! Congratulations on your gold win. The framing, movement, depth, and feel to this are wonderful! #10009948

Tamara K. Walker level-classic February 27, 2012

A beauty, congratulations. #10010026

Mary K. Robison February 28, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Gold Winner, Ken! Really outstanding work! #10010184

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 28, 2012

Congrats on your beautiful winner. #10010272

Stefania Barbier level-addict February 28, 2012

what a gorgeous winner Ken.... huge congrats! #10010293

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe February 28, 2012

Huge congrats on a gorgeous winner, Ken!!! #10010339

Christopher Budny level-deluxe February 28, 2012

I've just barely started skimming Finalists, and haven't been able to comment on any of yours (I saw a few!) - and now its time for gold... this is just fantastic, Ken! Congratulations! #10010347

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 28, 2012

Sooo happy to see this in Gold Ken!


jo ann c. #10010391

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe February 28, 2012

A big congrats to you on this fabulous winner, Ken. So happy to see it with GOLD! #10010512

Danny B. Head level-deluxe February 28, 2012

Beautiful detail, Ken! Congrats on the win! #10010634

Karen Celella level-deluxe February 28, 2012

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Ken! #10010671

Terry Cervi level-classic February 28, 2012

Congrats on your stunning win, Ken! #10010712

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe February 28, 2012

WTG!!!Congratulations on your gold winner!!! #10010749

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic February 28, 2012

Awesome winner, Ken!
~♥~Lisa #10010863

Mary Timman February 28, 2012

Congratulations on this fantastic winner! #10010912

Anita Hogue February 28, 2012

Absolutely breathtaking Ken! Congratulations! #10011025

Irene Colling level-deluxe February 28, 2012

Amazing DOF. Brilliant presentation.

Congratulations Ken on your gold award. #10011100

Gail Vitikacs level-classic February 28, 2012

Fantastic! Congratulations Mr. Smith on this wonderful capture! Way to gooooooooooooo! #10011324

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic February 28, 2012

on your WINNER! 8o) #10011488

David Phalen February 28, 2012

The Gods are smiling! BIG Congrats on a spectacular Winner!! #10011520

Dayna Cain level-classic February 28, 2012

Brilliant image! Congrats on your win!! #10011730

Tammy Espino February 28, 2012

Congrats on your win!! :) #10011854


Congratulations. Absolutely brilliant. #10011950

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic February 28, 2012

Congrats on your beautiful Winner Ken!! I love these shots!!!! #10012002

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 28, 2012

Congratulations on your win, Ken! This is truly a favorite for me!

Debby #10012201

Charles C. Berkeley level-classic February 28, 2012

Beautiful image. Congratulations on your winning photo! Charles #10012371

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 28, 2012

So beautiful Ken, congratulations on your winner #10012605

Patrick Rouzes level-classic February 28, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Winner, Ken! WTG! #10012617

Kathy Cline level-classic February 28, 2012

Congratulations....I just new it would get a GOLD!
Well deserved. #10012720

Carol Eade level-addict February 28, 2012

A gorgeous winner, Ken, congratulations! #10012791

Lucy Abrao February 28, 2012

Congratulations, Ken!
Lucy #10012950

Renee Doyle level-classic February 28, 2012

Congrats on this very well deserved win Mr Landscape :-)

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe February 29, 2012

Beautiful comp and light, great shot! Congratulations! #10014499

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic March 01, 2012

The detail is so amazing, Ken, I feel like I'm there. Huge congrats on this beautiful winner. #10015627

David M. Montero March 01, 2012

Congratulations on your well deserved win of this awesome shot Ken!!! #10015961

Shawn Jennings level-classic March 01, 2012

Congratulations on your win, Ken! #10016199

Lindley Johnson level-classic March 01, 2012

Beautifully composed, with outstanding color and details. Congratulations on your terrific win, Ken! #10016642

Evy Johansen level-classic March 01, 2012

BIG congratulations on this beautiful win, Ken!! #10017186

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 04, 2012

Congratulations on the win, Ken. I thought I remembered this one from a couple of years back, but maybe not -- I know I have enjoyed your beautiful winter captures of this place in the past. #10021228

Ronald F. Fischer March 06, 2012

Congrats on this beautiful image and on your featured gallery! #10024407

Christopher Budny level-deluxe March 06, 2012

Nice to see this again, featured in Snapshot... congratulations! #10024431

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe March 06, 2012

Just beautiful, Ken!! What an incredible scene and both wise and luck of you to be there then! #10024826

Phillip A. Flusche March 06, 2012

Fantastic. What a marvelous photo. It takes my breath away. WOW. Just inspiring. #10024932

Joan Classen level-classic March 06, 2012

Ken, This is just beautiful, the colors, depth of field, all of it just stunning! Makes me want to go back there again.

Maria Coulson March 06, 2012

This is gorgeous Ken, Congratulations on your Feature gallery. #10025329

Lucy Abrao March 07, 2012

Featured in Snapshot...Congratulations!!!
Lucy #10026981

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 27, 2012

Soooooo pretty!!! Congratulations, Ken! #10062179

Christopher Budny level-deluxe December 13, 2012

Congratulations, Ken, on the feature in Snapshot today! #10462675

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic December 13, 2012

Will you come to Michigan the next time I have a "Snow Shoot"??? Seriously, Ken - this is a beautiful image to be featured in SnapShot# 607. #10462984

Phyllis H. Burchett December 13, 2012

This is gorgeous, congrats on your feature! #10463004

Jill Odice level-classic December 13, 2012

Congrats on getting this gorgeous shot on the Snapshot Ken!!! #10463005

Kim Andelkovic December 13, 2012

Congrats on such a stunning image :-) #10463266

Nancy L. Green level-classic December 13, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS ken on this wonderful winner and being featured in snap shot, WTG!!! <>< #10463323

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From Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, CO!

F10, 1/200th sec, ISO 200, 10-20mm focal length

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 20.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on January 05, 2012 All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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