Mountain Goat

© Les Rhoades

Mountain Goat

Melissa G. Meiselman June 24, 2007

Amazing capture of this goat, Les!! The mountain scene is exquisite with great lighting....beautifully composed and wonderful colors, Les!! #679333

Les Rhoades level-classic June 24, 2007

Emily E. Bem:
"WOW! WOW! WOW! This is a stunning image!" #4430708

BILLY R. PARKER June 24, 2007


Marie Fields level-classic June 24, 2007

Awesome capture, Les!!! #4430743

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 24, 2007

Captivating colors & lighting & comp on this image. The shades of green on the rolling hills are incredibly beautiful, Les!!! #4430754

Christopher Budny level-deluxe June 24, 2007

I didn't even think of a flip... This "reads" from left to right, so much better than the earlier one, I think---great idea! #4430759

Heather L. Haderly June 24, 2007

This is wonderful Les! #4430846

Rachel McKinnie June 24, 2007

WOW! Incredible capture :) #4430906

Susana Ms Heide June 24, 2007

WOW!!!! Very interesting travel image!! I don't know which lens you used but it did an amazing job! The colors are beautiful! Good luck in the contest Les! #4430931

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 24, 2007

Wonderful! I like everything about this image. A finalist for sure. #4430956

Shirley L. Carpenter June 24, 2007

Love this image Les!! That sky is wonderful!! Excellent composition!!! #4430964

Murry Grigsby June 24, 2007

Escellent composition Les! I love the way all the lines converge at the goat and the wonderful lighting!! #4431026

Murry Grigsby June 24, 2007

Excellent composition Les! I love the way all the lines converge at the goat and the wonderful lighting!! #4431029

John Caruso June 24, 2007

This is certainly one of my all time favorites of yours, Les! I just love how the goat is at the nexus of clouds/sky/land/mountain! Great job! #4431241

Datha Y. Thompson June 24, 2007

Outstandin as Always Les!! Gorgeous color and lighting and I just LOVE the Goat!! Very expressive and Unique!! HOPE we see this Again :0) #4432849

Katarina Mansson June 24, 2007

Great work Les! #4432918

Jillian Danielson June 24, 2007

I really like this photo as it is right now! And I love the goat in it! :) #4432927

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 25, 2007

Just saw this in Editors First Picks, Les--already! Good going. #4436326

Susan M. Hembree level-classic June 26, 2007

This is fantastic, Les! Great perspective and framing of the goat with such a beautiful and majestic background! #4444543

Peggy J. Maguire June 27, 2007

Les,Great work,That sky... #4450968

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic July 02, 2007

A winner in my book!
Such fabulous color, comp, exposure, lighting, framing, land and sky... and a cute little goat to top it off!!!
--lisa #4467981

Evy Johansen level-classic July 24, 2007

WOW.... Outstanding image, Les!! Big congratulations on your most deserving finalist!! #4551285

Nikki McDonald level-classic July 24, 2007

What a wake-up this morning will be, Les! Congratulations. One of my favorites--and I know it's one of yours!! So happy to see it as a finalist. Here's hoping for the next round. #4551378

Datha Y. Thompson July 24, 2007

Good Luck!! :0) #4551460

Nancy (Peaches) Harker July 24, 2007

Great photo......Congratulation's on your finalist,good luck in the next round !!! Peaches #4551592

Carol Teal July 24, 2007

Great image Les! Looks like that goat is headed straight for you! Did you have a little food in your pocket? :D
Beautiful mountains and sky and such a cute goat too! Congrats on your finalist Les! #4551751

Kathy L. Clark July 24, 2007

Congrats Les. Fabulous finalist. #4552038

Susan Fox July 24, 2007

Congratulations Les! #4552102

Pat Gamwell July 25, 2007

I'm soooo glad to see this one win, especially after so much chatter about which side the goat should be facing! lol:) This is definitely one of my favs! BIG CONGRATS, my friend! #4552504

Autum Rhoades July 25, 2007

Les, lovin' it! This is fantastic! Congratulations on this awesome finalist!!! #4553195

Katarina Mansson July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your third finalist Les and good luck next! #4553234

Ed Heaton July 25, 2007

Excellent work Les... A very eye catching image.... Congrats and good luck in the next round... #4553494

Christopher Budny level-deluxe July 25, 2007

The goat perseveres! Congratulations on your Finalist! #4553959

Amanda Chapman July 25, 2007


Tonya R. Boles July 25, 2007

Congrats Les. #4554483

Marie Fields level-classic July 25, 2007

Love this one, Les... really excellent! Congratulations! #4554521

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist Les. Good luck in the next round. #4555028

Dr Silly level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations Les on your finalist. :O)

eileen bedford July 25, 2007

Congratulations Les on your great finalists... #4555470

Kate Jackson level-classic July 25, 2007

Looks like you came up upon this little one and startled him Les! Fantastic shot congratulations! #4555516

Tarun Bose July 25, 2007

Big congrats Les, for your finalist. #4555873

Bob Cournoyer level-addict July 25, 2007

Good goat job!!

Bob #4556093

Colleen Farrell July 25, 2007

Sensational photo, Les! The perspective and composition--not to mention the colors and details--are amazing. I really love this one! Big congratulations on this finalist! #4556726

Dennis Flanagan July 25, 2007

I love this shot Les. It makes me smile everytime I look at it. Almost like he is wondering what you are doing way up there. #4557414

Sherry Sturgis July 25, 2007

This is wonderful, Les!!! You captured a priceless expression on his face, Congratulations!!! #4557795

Ken Smith level-classic July 25, 2007

Awesome shot, Les. Very cool perspective! #4557935

Mitch Spence level-classic July 25, 2007

Congratulations, Les. The goat adds such an excellent sense of scale to this sweeping landscape. #4558858

Vikram Jamwal July 26, 2007

I like this pic... :)

I just saw your gallery today...looks fantastic...will look in more in due course! #4559884

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congrats Les on your Outstanding Finalist! Jeff #4560320

Jenny Bosmans July 26, 2007

Congrats on a great Winner, Les! :) #4562077

Carol Teal July 26, 2007

Yippee Les! Congrats on your win! #4562194

Amanda Chapman July 26, 2007

YEAH LES!!!!!!
CONGRATS ON 2ND PLACE!!!!!!!!! #4562227

Sylvia Rossler July 26, 2007

Big congrats on this fantastic winner Les :O) #4562250

Bob Cournoyer level-addict July 26, 2007

Congrats, Les, on your second place winner... :-)

Bob #4562280

Vikram Jamwal July 26, 2007

Ah! it turned out to be a winner! Congrats les! #4562413

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 26, 2007

Gorgeous Les!! Congratulations! #4562680

Colleen Farrell July 26, 2007

This is such a great image, and such a well-deserved 2nd place win--way to go, Les!! #4562786

Dr Silly level-classic July 26, 2007

Congrats Les on your Gold. :O)

Christopher Budny level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congratulations again, Les, on both your golds this month! #4563170

Cathy M. Gromball July 26, 2007

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Les!

Cathy :) #4563175

Pat Gamwell July 26, 2007

WooHoo! WTG, Les! Absolutely WELL DESERVED WIN! #4563251

Susan Jane Allen level-classic July 26, 2007

Wow, amazing! Congrats! #4563412

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 26, 2007

Congratulation Les on amazing win. #4563453

Kate Jackson level-classic July 26, 2007

Wonderful! Congrats Les #4563501

Chastity Abbott July 26, 2007

Lovely colors and capture!!! Beautiful congrats on your winning image!!!!! Keep up the awesome work! #4563607

Tarun Bose July 26, 2007

Big, big congrats Les, for your second place winner. #4563684

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic July 26, 2007

Les, Congratulations on your second place winner. #4563852

Susan M. Hembree level-classic July 26, 2007

Awesome, Les! Congratulations on the win! #4564126

Lester A. Garcia July 26, 2007

Congratulations Les! Truly deserving #4564443

BILLY R. PARKER July 26, 2007


Raymond Pauly level-classic July 26, 2007

What a beautiful shot! Huge congratulations! #4565080

William C. Raco level-addict July 26, 2007

Beautiful work, Les

Bill #4565138

Nilesh J. Bhange July 27, 2007

Excellent Capture!! Congratulations. #4566004

Katarina Mansson July 27, 2007

WTG Les - big congratulations again! #4566138

Louise Kumpf July 27, 2007

Spectacular shot, Les, and a very worthy winner! Congragulations! #4566501

Wally Orlowsky July 27, 2007

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Les! #4566973

Judy Williams July 27, 2007

Flawlessly done. The sky and animal with the glorious setting. WOW - one of the best I've seen. Congratulations. #4567472

July 27, 2007

Amazing shot! Congrats! #4567696

Stacie L. Kaiman July 27, 2007

WOW this capture is absolutely gorgeous, the lighting, the colors, the comp all amazing!! Congrats #4567730

Cheryl E. Molennor July 27, 2007

Congratulations! #4567839

Stephanie Laird level-classic July 27, 2007

Congratulations! This is such a wonderful shot! #4568026

Erica Murphy level-deluxe July 27, 2007

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner!

Erica #4568145

Casey A. Hanson July 28, 2007

Congrats on your win, Les! Beautiful image! :0) #4571059

Susana Ms Heide July 28, 2007

I was crossing my fingers for this one Les and had a feeling it would make it!!! So glad to see it here! It really is a top notch image!!!! Congrats!!! #4572660

RC Fritz July 28, 2007

WOW. Congratulations!! #4573176

Patrick R. McMullen July 29, 2007

Great capture Les! Congratulations on it! I like the early light too.
Pat #4573930

Margaret R. Barry July 29, 2007

Wow! Absolutely stunning! Congratualtions on this winner! #4573944

Louise Souchereau August 01, 2007

Wow awesome capture, congratulations on this winner bravooooooooooooooo #4588964

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic August 03, 2007

Big time CONGRATS!
(I just knew this one would be a winner!)
Simply fabulous, Les!!!
---Lisa #4596003

eileen bedford August 06, 2007

Congratualtions on your winner Les, great job... #4608695

Janine Russell level-deluxe August 07, 2007

Les, big congratulations on your Second Place Winner! #4616590

Ronald F. Fischer September 01, 2007

Congratulations on this stunningly beautiful capture! #4733128

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe September 17, 2007

Simply stunning!!! Congrats on your Second Place Winner and POTD. #4801578

Lorri Shank September 23, 2007

Hi Les! What a great shot! I love the focal point and the lines leading to the goat. But--LOOK WHERE YOU WERE STANDING! At the top of the world! With a great view. How luck you were to be that high at this beautiful vista! Congratulations for both accomplishments! #4832509

Mitch Spence level-classic September 24, 2007

My congratulations, Les. #4839134

Lynne Morris October 06, 2007

Not sure how I missed this one Les, it's an AWESOME capture, Huge belated congratulations! #4888879

Lee Canham February 16, 2008

Masterpiece.... Beautiful... Congratulations. #5503060

February 18, 2008

I love the colors, the view, the lighting...everything is stunning!! Congrats on a second place win!!!! #5511462

Jennie A. Dillman April 02, 2008


JO ANN CLEVELAND December 02, 2008

This is absolutely perfect timing, beautifully done Les !

jo ann c. #6840992

Nancy Grace Chen March 25, 2009

beautiful light, perfect composition, great scenery. #7331994

Samantha Robinson February 05, 2011

Wow! Love the coloring, the setting, the goat everything! It has a touch of humor in it; love the goat's expression!
Awesome job!!

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I took this picture last week in the French Pyrenees.

Uploaded on June 24, 2007 All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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