While the City Sleeps

© Les Rhoades

While the City Sleeps

Evy Johansen level-classic August 20, 2008

Another stunning image, Les! Simply beautiful!! #982960

A P August 20, 2008

I get up early. I've never had a view like this. WoW awesome Les. Incredible capture. #6335385

Tommy E. Burgess August 20, 2008

Stunning capture with a wonderfully serene mood. Great capture Les! #6335484

Vladan D. Djordjevic August 20, 2008

I really love this blue! Terrific image taken with fantastic colors, super composition and lighting and beautiful feel. #6335503

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. August 20, 2008

LES... IT'S A GREAT PRESENTATION HERE.
KARU. #6335504

Lynne Morris August 20, 2008

Absolutely stunning image Les. #6335509

Jean B. Hall August 20, 2008

Gorgeous colors and composition. And the spire in the foreground makes it perfect! #6335516

Erika Haight August 20, 2008

You know what they say ... "Early bird gets the Worm!" Fantastic Theme Day Entry Les!
#6335563

Paul Michko August 20, 2008

This is so beautiful, Les. #6335615

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 20, 2008

What a beautiful capture, Les, and a perfect title match for your theme entry. I love the way the rising sun outlines the mountain tops as well as the expanse of lighter blue of the lake. Excellent low light night photo. Happy Theme Day. #6335748

Katarina Mansson August 20, 2008

Absolutely stunning view with beautiful colors and light. Perfect for the theme as well! HTD! #6335765

Joy Rector August 20, 2008

fantastic shot #6335807

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 20, 2008

Exquisite!!!


Dominick #6336042

Kara L. Hendricks August 20, 2008

Well there you go again.. This is beautiful.. And it's a perfect title match..

HTD! #6336126

Vicki L. Filippin August 20, 2008

Exceptional image and perfect theme entry. Les.
Well done!! #6336210

John Caruso August 20, 2008

Gorgeous work, Les! You've handled it perfectly. #6336228

Kristy A. Keene August 20, 2008

Stunning! HTD!!! #6336366

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 20, 2008

Glorious colors and scene Les, a great image!! HTD! #6337803

Michelle L. Frick August 20, 2008

Absolutely outstanding Les! HTD!! #6337821

Paul Goodman August 20, 2008

Awesome capture, love the lighting and colors. #6337885

Susie Peek-Swint August 20, 2008

Great early morning capture Les ~ HTD! #6337991

Arlene Krassner August 20, 2008

Lovely. I love the sky. #6338939

David Phalen August 20, 2008

Simply Beautiful!! HTG!! #6339162

Susan M. Hembree level-classic August 20, 2008

Wonderful blue with that golden glow in the background! And the town in the foreground can be seen clearly, but still shows itself misted in twilight. Just a superb photo, Les! #6339501

Datha Y. Thompson August 21, 2008

STUNNING!!!!! W O W :0) #6341430

Mitch Spence level-classic August 21, 2008

The feeling here is one of a single moment of such quiet and peace, Les. The viewer wants to stand and just watch as the light changes and the sun comes up and people stir in the town. #6342067

Michael Umbreit August 21, 2008

Les - Beautiful theme entry! Love those colors! - Mike #6343349

Corinne M. Thompson August 22, 2008

Fsntastic theme entry Les! #6353806

Sharon August 25, 2008

So beautiful! I would love to wake up to this every morning! Excellent work :) #6363857

Jillian Danielson August 26, 2008

WOW!!! Gorgeous!!! #6370696

Daniella Puente September 01, 2008

Enjoying a little your Aug entries and find this AMAZING capture Les, congrats! is a wonderful photo... #6396312

Kara L. Hendricks September 14, 2008

Woohooo!! I get to be the 1st to congratulate you on your POTD!! Way to go Les!!!

And on a theme entry too!!! You know I am pleased!! Gorgeous!!! #6452045

Renee Doyle level-classic September 14, 2008

Stunning capture!! Congratulations Les on this terrific POTD! #6452048

Mary K. Robison September 14, 2008

Congratulations on this very beautiful POTD! #6452065

Sherry K. Adkins level-deluxe September 14, 2008

Congrats on your POTD! #6452069

Pat Gamwell September 14, 2008

Didn't doubt for a minute this one would be POTD....my favorite, along with "Solace"! Big congrats and welcome back! #6452075

Katarina Mansson September 14, 2008

Congratulation on your POTD Les! #6452104

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 14, 2008

Congratulations on your POTD, Les. Beautiful shot. #6452109

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 14, 2008

Congrats. Les on a beautiful POTD award. #6452111

Christine Czernin level-classic September 14, 2008

Congratulation,Les.
It is just superb.
Actually, I pity the judges.
Every single one of your latest landscapes are worthy POTD or winners. Must be a hard decision for them.

Have a great Sunday. #6452113

Lynne Morris September 14, 2008

Fantastic capture Les and Huge Congratulations on your POTD award. #6452119

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict September 14, 2008

Congratulations Les on your POTD win!


Dominick #6452252

September 14, 2008

Wow! Such a beauty! The blue and the hint of a rising sun is just as poetic as it gets! #6452258

Wally Orlowsky September 14, 2008

Congratulations on this magnificent and serene POTD, Les!!! #6452278

Shirley Sicurello level-classic September 14, 2008

Congrats on this absolutely beautiful POTD! #6452322

Mary Timman September 14, 2008

This is stunning. What a lovely place to see each morning when you awake!
Beautifully made! Congratulations on your POTD! #6452348

Leslie McLain level-deluxe September 14, 2008

Congrats on your beautiful POTD. #6452378

Joy Rector September 14, 2008

congrats on this awesome POTD #6452381

Christie R. Bielss September 14, 2008

Absolutely gorgeous, Les! Congratulations on your POTD! #6452434

Lisa A. Car September 14, 2008

CONGRATULATIONS LES!!! What an awesome POTD!!!!!! #6452466

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 14, 2008

OUTSTANDING image and congratulations on your POTD, Les!!!!! ♫ k #6452516

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 14, 2008

Awesome image Les! I love everything about this!

congrats on BP POTD

jo ann c. #6452588

Linda Blair September 14, 2008

What a gorgeous scene and beautiful colors....congratulations on POTD!!!! #6452636

Stephanie Frey September 14, 2008

Congrats on your awesome POTD, Les! #6452641

Ken Smith level-classic September 14, 2008

Excellent work, Les. Well deserved POTD! #6452658

Kathy L. Clark September 14, 2008

Congratulations Les on your gorgeous POTD. Wonderful in every way. #6452660

Shirley A. Kinney September 14, 2008

Awesome image, Les. Well deserved POTD. #6452843

Ann Mulholland September 14, 2008

absolutely beautiful! congrats... #6452845

Mitch Spence level-classic September 14, 2008

Congratulations on the POTD, Les! #6452960

Evy Johansen level-classic September 14, 2008

BIG congratulations on your beautiful POTD, Les!! #6452961

Michael Umbreit September 14, 2008

Les - Congratulations on your POTD!! - Mike #6452971

A P September 14, 2008

Stunning capture and Congrats on your POTD, Les #6452980

Susan M. Hembree level-classic September 14, 2008

WTG! Congrats on the POTD, Les! #6453007

Gena L. Talbot September 14, 2008

M*A*G*N*I*F*I*C*E*N*T
Such an amazing masterpiece you have captured here Les! I LOVE IT!!!
Beautifully done, and a HUGE CONGRATULATIONS for such a well deserved POTD!!! :) #6453022

Jean E. Hildebrant September 14, 2008

How wonderful to see this as POTD, Les!!! It is gorgeous! I love the sleepy little village. So peaceful! Congratulations!!! #6453041

September 14, 2008

That's some dynamite picture!! Adn there even ain't no pretty girls in it! #6453049

Colleen Farrell September 14, 2008

Beautiful! Congratulations on your POTD! #6453116

Michelle L. Frick September 14, 2008

Congratulations on your POTD Les! I always love your night shots - those twinkling town lights and the serenity of the blues on the water and mountains - just BEAUTIFUL!!! #6453120

Lorri Shank September 14, 2008

Congratulations, Les! What a great image with such depth of color. Another wonderful shot!! #6453184

Andre Goldstein September 14, 2008

Congratulations Les on this terrific POTD! #6453187

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 14, 2008

An outstanding image and potd Les, a huge congratulations!! WTG! #6453188

Cary Rogers September 14, 2008

Congrats on this marvelous POTD, Les! great colors, image comp, and horizon glow! #6453233

Debra R. Harder September 14, 2008

BIG CONGRATS, Les, on this STUNNING AND GORGEOUS POTD!! Deb #6453268

Irene Colling level-deluxe September 14, 2008

Stunning scenic Les. I love the color and lights. The composition is wonderful and the whole scene just beautiful.

Congratulations on a job well done. #6453276

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 14, 2008

Simply sublime!
Congrats on your lovely POTD!
~Lisa #6453293

Marisol Pastor September 14, 2008

Congratulations Les for your beautiful POTD. #6453424

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 14, 2008

Very Pretty! Congrats on POTD! #6453577

Angie Sidles level-classic September 14, 2008

WOW, this is truly stunning Les! Big congrats on this well deserved POTD! :) #6453583

Datha Y. Thompson September 14, 2008

Congratulations Les!!!! AMAZING!!!!! WOW :0) #6453784

Sharon Sawyer September 14, 2008

Congratulations on your awesome POTD, Les !!!! #6453969

Nikki McDonald level-classic September 14, 2008

So glad to see the POTD on this beauty, Les. Congratulations. #6453980

Erika Haight September 14, 2008

Wahoooooo!!!!!!!!!! CONGRATS LES!
#6454126

Michael G. Marshall September 14, 2008

Congratulations on your POTD, Les! Well deserved! A magical image! Michael #6454152

Paul Goodman September 14, 2008

congrats on POTD Les, awesome capture!! #6454207

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe September 14, 2008

Just beautiful! Congratulations on the POTD....Patricia #6454222

Cesar J. La Rosa September 14, 2008

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL and well-deserved POTD, Les!!!
Cesar #6454274

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton September 14, 2008

Congratulation on your POTD, Les!! #6454784

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton September 14, 2008

Congratulations on your POTD, Les!! #6454786

Rhonda Burger September 14, 2008

Well deserved POTD Les. Just beautiful. Rhonda #6454982

Cheryl Meisel September 15, 2008

This is just so beauitful!!!!! Big WOW from me!
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with this beauty!
Cherylm #6455748

Diane Dupuis September 15, 2008

Simply awesome Les!!! Congrats! #6455935

Carole L. Parker September 15, 2008

WOW!! Absolutely beautiful. Congrats on you awards on this one..... Carole #6457464

Errick L. Cameron level-deluxe September 15, 2008

Congratulations Les. I saw this in the Archives and thought... that looks like Les's work. I am impressed... as always! #6459558

Christian Rosito September 15, 2008

Congratulations Les!! Beautiful POTD! #6459826

ronda chatelle level-classic September 16, 2008

WOW! Les, this is just STUNNING! Beautiful image. Congratulations on your well deserved POTD! #6462614

Joseph R. Ombrello September 16, 2008

Stunning photo. I love the contrast created with the colors and the lights. Congrats on the POTD. #6463656

Laura L. Gonzales September 16, 2008

WOWZA!!!!! Awesome capture, Les!!! What a stunning and well deserved POTD! CONGRATULATIONS!!! A WINNER!!! Laura #6464460

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 22, 2008

another gorgeous finalist Les... congratulations! #6488925

Tiia Vissak September 22, 2008

Congratulations! #6489018

Mitch Spence level-classic September 22, 2008

Congratulations, Les! #6489176

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic September 22, 2008

Double congratulations Les!You really deserved it! #6489464

Elida Gutierrez September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!! #6489816

Vladan D. Djordjevic September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your amazing finalist, Les! #6489846

Laurence Saliba level-classic September 22, 2008

A Beauty!!! Congratulations Les!!!! #6490039

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your finalist Les!!! A magical scene! #6490562

John Caruso September 22, 2008

I still love it, Les! Congrats to you! #6490840

Katarina Mansson September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your second badge for this amazing picture! #6490992

Kristi A. Howson September 22, 2008

Congratulations and Best of Luck in the next round!!! Such a beautiful scene Les! #6492161

Michelle L. Frick September 22, 2008

Congratulations again Les! Hope to see it with a gold button soon! #6493229

Michael Umbreit September 22, 2008

Les - Congratulations again! - Mike #6494052

Wendy Moghadam September 22, 2008

Congratulations on this stunning image! #6494596

Cyn Valentine level-classic September 22, 2008

Congratulations Les! #6494613

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 22, 2008

WTG Les, POTD and now the Finalist. Lets see how further this master piece goes!! #6495198

Jennifer L. Alder September 22, 2008

Congrats, Les, on this beautiful image making finalist- good luck! :) #6495454

Datha Y. Thompson September 22, 2008

Congratulations Again Les!!! AMAZING!!!! WTG :0) #6495736

Corinne M. Thompson September 22, 2008

Congrats on both the POTD and your Fianlist! #6495798

Renee Doyle level-classic September 22, 2008

Big congratulations Les!! #6495915

Stephanie Frey September 22, 2008

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Les!! #6495970

Gena L. Talbot September 22, 2008

Congratulations Les! #6496341

Anna Diederich September 23, 2008

Congratulations Les! #6497129

Vicki L. Filippin September 23, 2008

Going for the GOLD here, Les...it's a natural progression, I believe.
EP..POTD..Finalist....
CONGRATS, Dude! #6497804

Susan Fox September 23, 2008

Congratulations Les! #6498049

Gary Lange September 23, 2008

This is a spectacular scene, Les!! Many congrats on this wonderful Finalist and best of luck!! #6498694

M.Christine Duncan September 23, 2008

Breathtaking Les!!! Congrats on the finalist with this superb image... can't wait to see how far this will go over the next few days!!! Wow. #6499317

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 23, 2008

Congratulations on your finalists, Les. #6499898

Angie Sidles level-classic September 24, 2008

WOW! This is just STUNNING Les!! Beautiful image! Big congrats on your finalist, my friend! :) #6505462

Linda Blair September 28, 2008

Congratulations!!!!! #6524913

Kathy L. Clark October 03, 2008

Congrats Les on a gorgeous finalist and POTD. #6548306

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Description

The village of Faulensee on the shore of Lake Thun (Thunersee), Switzerland.

Photo taken pre-dawn at 6am, Monday morning August 18th, using my Canon 24-105mm lens.

This is my PG101 “Chicago” song title theme entry

Artist: Chicago, Album: Chicago V Year: 1972


T&P entry




Uploaded on August 20, 2008

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