Mt. Rainier sunrise

© Stephen A. Liverman

Mt. Rainier sunrise

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic August 24, 2009

what a beautiful view, Stephen! lovely! #1172049

Clyde P. Smith August 24, 2009

Beautiful image Stephen. Wonderful depth and light. #7883782

Carolyn Morgan August 24, 2009

Outstanding! #7883816

Michelle Alton August 24, 2009

Wow. This is spectacular, Stephen. #7884178

Chris Schlosser August 24, 2009

Awesome photo, Stephen! I love the purple flowers (Lupines?) in the foreground. #7884649

Stephen A. Liverman August 24, 2009

Thanks for the wonderful feedback. It was a breezy morning and it took several attempts to catch all the flowers motionless. #7884662

Josie Detmers August 24, 2009

Just beautiful, Stephen!!! What a wonderful time to be at Mt. Rainier!! #7885104

Thomas E. Hinds August 25, 2009

Beautiful scene, light and comp! Wow! #7887850

Stephen A. Liverman August 26, 2009

Thank for all the kind comments folks! #7889359

Stephen A. Liverman August 29, 2009

Oh, and Chris, the flowers pictured are primarily lupines (purple) and western anemone (also known as "mouse on a stick") #7899516

Michelle Alton September 20, 2009

Just gorgeus, Stephen. Perfect finalist selection! Congratulations! Best of luck in the next round. #7957967

Carolyn Morgan September 20, 2009

Glad to see the Editors like this as much as I do :) #7961422

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Big congratulations Stephen, on your excellent and well deserved finalist!!
#7962263

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 20, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #7963149

Ron Heusser level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Stephen,

Great image. Very skillful use of the ND filters. I image you wouldn't have had the nice balance exposure without them. Very well done.

Ron #7963567

Stephen A. Liverman September 20, 2009

Thanks everyone. Though I do manual layer blending in many of my photos, I still like to use ND filters to capture the best light balance I can in camera. Thanks again for all your kind comments. #7963717

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 20, 2009

CONGRATS. I see this in the WINNERS CIRCLE, Stephen. GOOD LUCK!

UB. #7964525

Anne McKinnell September 22, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist Stephen! Beautiful colours. #7972377

Stephen A. Liverman September 23, 2009

Thanks everyone for your kind comments. #7975333

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe September 23, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist Stephen! Outstanding light, scenery and textures. WTG! #7975485

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Description

Photographed from the Naches Loop trail at Mt. Rainier National Park, Washington with a Nikon D300, Nikkor 18-200 zoom on tripod with .9 grad ND filter, settings unknown. Image processed with levels, curves, saturation and unsharp mask in Photoshop CS.

Exif: F Number: 18, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on August 24, 2009

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