Twelve Apostles

© Linda D. Lester

Twelve Apostles

Uploaded: March 09, 2010 05:14:29


Twelve Apostles along the Great Ocean Road. I have never seen such a beautiful sunset.

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Linda D. Lester level-classic March 09, 2010

Stunning colors this night. #1246611

Anita Hogue March 09, 2010

All I can say is WOW!! #8442217

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe March 09, 2010

Got that right, WoW!!! #8442232

Terri L. Scribner March 09, 2010

Gorgeous!!!! #8442256

Lynne Morris level-classic March 09, 2010

WOW again, stunning captures Linda, think you should post both in the competition. #8442280

Amy M. Wilson March 09, 2010

Wow... beyond stunning!!! I'm speechless so let me just say... HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!! ;o) #8442300

Ron McEwan March 09, 2010

Lind, my gosh these are nothing but jaw dropping shots. Love to see this myself someday, if I knew where this is located. California or Organ which one. #8442342

Jeana Clark March 09, 2010

Stunning Linda!!!
You're right!
This is one beautiful sunset!!
Excellent POV on Both images!!

~J~ #8442353

Tess L. Yee March 09, 2010

Absolutely superb images, Linda! I'm almost glad I wasn't there, as I would have needed a neck brace (after looking from left to right, and back again...over and over and over)! #8442359

Ken Smith level-classic March 09, 2010

Both are stunning...and equally deserving for the contest...and you're competing against yourself! :-) Way to go, Linda!! #8442361

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe March 09, 2010

Linda - what a tribute to your great talent to bring the Twelve Apostles to such visual life!!! #8442371

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic March 09, 2010

Wow this is amazing.
JP #8442378

Kate Jackson level-classic March 09, 2010

Green with envy I am!! Amazing shots both of them. A great location for an amazing sunset! Have fun! #8442443

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 09, 2010

It was hard to decide....I kept shooting to my left and then to the right! What fun I had! I will always have this trip in my memories! #8442452

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 09, 2010

You captured the magic beautifully!! Jeff #8442459

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 09, 2010

Both are picture perfect. Has to be a winner. Love the top one with the flowers in the corner. Outstanding, Linda. #8442487

Jack Ryan March 09, 2010

What a spectacular location...and both images are quite beautiful. Wonderful color and well composed...well done. #8442506

Courtenay Vanderbilt March 09, 2010

Both are simply stunning, Linda! There aren't enough superlatives to describe these images! #8442520

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 09, 2010

Breathtaking beauty in both images, but I like the second one a bit better. Both are WOW jobs though! Good Luck, Linda!

UB. #8442524

Alan L. Borror March 09, 2010

Fantastic images, Linda! Both are winners in my eyes. #8442595

Debra R. Harder March 09, 2010

Man-oh-man...both are outstanding, Linda!! You guys had some amazing light. Love the colors, details and perfect composition. SUPERB!!! jsb #8442633

Margaret R. Barry level-classic March 09, 2010

Gorgeous, Linda. Both are stunning! #8442653

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 09, 2010

I can only agree with everyone else. The colors, light and very different compositions make these both winners -- just a matter of when :) #8442691

Kathleen Brennan March 09, 2010

Beautiful, glorious color! #8442822

Susana Ms Heide March 09, 2010

Too BEAUTIFULL and PERFECT for words!!!! This takes my breath away!!! It doesn't get any better than this!!!! WOW!!! Glorius colors!!!! Both WINNERS, no doubt but my favorite is the top one!!! #8442882

Phyllis H. Burchett March 09, 2010

WOW, what beautiful light! #8442919

Daniella Puente March 09, 2010

What a sunset Linda! WOW...impressive photos both of them #8442983

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic March 09, 2010

Nice capture, Linda. Fantastic scene on both of them. beautiful colors. #8443006

Hal Bambrick March 09, 2010

Both are Just AWESOME Linda,WOW!!!!!!. #8443030

Douglas Pignet March 09, 2010

Truely a colorful and mystical image...Love you colors, lighting and comp, very well seen and captured. #8443050

MELODIE C. ROBERTS March 09, 2010

Oh My Word
To Think That such Beauty Exists On This Earth

Superb Captures Linda
Winners Both #8443061

Mike Clime March 09, 2010

Have seen quite a few posts of these on BP but these have to be the best ever! Winners! #8443123

Shawn Jennings level-classic March 09, 2010

Both beautiful images, Linda! Love them!!! #8443160

Renee Doyle level-classic March 09, 2010

Wowza girl!!!!!! These are both AWESOME!!!! And lucky me - I got to see it in person and then how perfectly you captured them!!! You are rocking!!! #8443187

Robert Jensen March 09, 2010

These are both great #8443194

Marcel J. Fernandez March 09, 2010

Off the chart! Wonderful capture, Linda! #8443229

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 09, 2010

WOW, Fantastic images Linda!,
Amalia #8443347

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 09, 2010

Wonderful and awesome color and comp, Linda!!! #8443368

frank w. degenhardt level-classic March 09, 2010

Linda- No matter what direction you turn there is nothing but heaven. I can only imagine the feelings that were running though your mind and heart as you behold what must have seemed to be heavens gates. Now that in itself is amazing, but then you showed your talent in being able to capture it all with some amazing photo work. The colors are soothing to the eyes and soul. The view breath taking. Sometimes I see a picture and know that nothing I can say can even began to do it honor. These are those type of pictures.
Phenominal work dear friend.
Have yourself a great day, take care. #8443387

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 09, 2010

Wow, absolutely breathtaking image, Linda! #8443412

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe March 09, 2010

No matter which way you went it was the right way! #8443552

Kerry Hill March 09, 2010

Gorgeous captures Linda, both of them!! Beautiful work!! #8443678

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 09, 2010

Gloriously GORGEOUS, Linda!!! Both images!!! :-) k #8443707

Carol Eade level-addict March 09, 2010

What stunning beauty you've captured in these images, Linda, just breathtaking! #8443718

David Phalen March 09, 2010

So very beautiful!! Love the POV, foreground flowers, light, colors and background tones!! #8443848

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 09, 2010

Wow, so beautiful Linda! Gorgeous seaside images! #8443850

William C. Raco level-classic March 09, 2010

Oh my gosh...
These are both spectacular, Linda
I hope you'll have these blown up huge and framed. #8443878

Michelle Alton March 09, 2010

Yikes...I don't have an useful words for these two shots, Linda. #8443919

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 09, 2010

WOW...WOW....Wow!! Beautiful captures and colors!! I love them all! #8443931

Tommy E. Burgess March 09, 2010

Absolutely breath taking seascape capture Linda!! The rich colors are stunning and your composition is impeccable! #8444326

Brett Dolsen March 10, 2010

Both incredible shots and what great timing to get such an awesome sunset Linda!!Beautifull!! #8444404

Shirley A. Kinney March 10, 2010

Absolutely awesome, Linda. The colors are just stunning. #8445299

Jessica Jenney March 10, 2010

Both stunning captures, Linda! #8445320

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe March 10, 2010

Gorgeous! #8446000

Carol L. Fowler March 10, 2010

Awesome! Stupendous! Awesomely stupendous! #8446264

Marcel J. Fernandez March 10, 2010

This one contains all of the elements of a great image. A delight to the eye. #8446331

Stephen Zacker March 11, 2010

Fantastic view and lighting. Like the flowers in the foreground #8447021

Liz blahh March 12, 2010

Beautifully captured! #8450605

BILLY R. PARKER March 12, 2010


Stephen Zacker March 13, 2010

Love that lighting and the mist. I am envious :-) #8453499

Dianna Murphy March 15, 2010

oh my goodness, both so gorgeous. Wow. #8458133

Danny B. Head level-deluxe March 16, 2010

Wow! both images. #8459677

Datha Y. Thompson March 19, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS Linda for being today's 101 POTD!!! B E A U T I F U L and
A M A Z I N G capture WTG :) #8465608

Dr Silly level-classic March 19, 2010

Congratulations Linda on your 101 POTD. Awesome colors in both photos. :O) #8465648

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 19, 2010

This is a stunning pick for the 101 POTD and just the first of many accolades for this one, I think. Congratulations, Linda. #8465655

Katarina Mansson March 19, 2010

Stunning capture!!! Congrats on your PG101 POTD...more to come I am sure!!! #8465735

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 19, 2010

Thank you all very much... A very special trip for me. And to get this on my birthday!!!
Thanks again!!!! #8465759

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict March 19, 2010

Congratulations Linda for the PG 101 POTD Win, and I did not know then was your birthday, belated Happy Birthday and it was surely a special one, congratulations again!!!!!

Dominick #8465794

Jane Holestine March 19, 2010

congrats, Linda on your 101 POTD! This is an amazing image with the clarity, comp, depth of field and lighting. Beautiful! #8465901

Dr Silly level-classic March 19, 2010



William C. Raco level-classic March 19, 2010

Congratulations on the 101 POTD, Linda
I just love both of these photos.
My best wishes for a very Happy Birthday! #8465963

Karen E. Baumann March 19, 2010

Beautiful, Linda! Love all aspects of this wonderful landscape, captured at the perfect time! Congratulations on your PG 101 POTD! Happy Birthday, too! #8465966

Julianne Bradford March 19, 2010

Wow!! Amazing technique perfectly applied to bring out the best in these stunning captures of a lifetime Linda! What a magnificent set of sunsets! Congratulations on a well deserved POTD at 101. I'm sure it's just the beginning of the awards for these 2! #8466035

Kara L. Hendricks March 19, 2010

A HUGE congratulations Linda... This is awesome!! #8466066

Daniella Puente March 19, 2010

Love them both :))) congrats on the 101 POTD!!! #8466071

Susie Peek-Swint March 19, 2010

Stunning shots Linda ~ many congrats on your 101 POTD! #8466297

Alison Greenwood March 19, 2010

Gorgeous! Congratulations Linda. #8466600

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 19, 2010

What a beautiful scenic with great colors Linda, congrats! #8466623

Bob Cournoyer level-classic March 19, 2010

Congrats on your 101 POTD, Linda.. :-) #8466811

Renee Doyle level-classic March 19, 2010

WTG Girl!!!! Big congrats ... and on your special day :-) I hope we see this beauty again!!! #8467145

Michael Umbreit March 20, 2010

Linda - Congratulations on your PG101 POTD! - Mike #8468227

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 21, 2010

Congratulations on the 101 POTD, Linda -- I really think this one is destined for the big time! #8470904

James E. Coleman level-classic March 23, 2010

Well Linda,
the problem you have is you will need about 10 houses to display all this gorgeous stuff!! Wow oh wow, so happy for you to get this on your birthday!!
Probably impossilbe but did you consider a pano too?
What more can I say, stunning!!
I think for Ron, these are around Port Campbell in Victoria, Australia right??
God does make some nice work doesn't He? Great, great capture(s)!! Belated Happy Birthday girl!..:):) #8474652

James E. Coleman level-classic March 23, 2010

Realize after short thought, pano wouldn't work! still tremendous shots!!
again! #8474661

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic April 03, 2010

STUNNING is not a descriptive enough word to describe this FABULOUS image, Linda!! WOW, WOW, WOW - WINNER, WINNER, WINNER!! :o) #8508758

Kara L. Hendricks April 20, 2010

I can't believe that one of these two didn't get finalist AT LEAST!!! Try again!! #8554424

Ken Smith level-classic March 23, 2013

I stumbled onto these beautiful. I"m envious, for sure, Linda! #10621652

March 27, 2013

Beautiful! #10626289

Liz blahh March 27, 2013

Another wow factor beautiful finalist, congrats! #10626408

Renee Doyle level-classic March 27, 2013

YEAH!!!!!! 30 second happy dance :) lol!!!
SO happy to see this beauty again! BIG congrats Linda! #10626734

Lindley Johnson level-classic March 27, 2013

Gorgeous light and color, Linda! Congratulations on your awesome finalist. #10626857

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 27, 2013

Stunning finalist, Linda !

Debby #10626875

Danny B. Head level-deluxe March 27, 2013

Love this scene! I don't think I will be able to find time to get out there in September... your shot will have to be my chance to see it. Congrats! #10627064

March 28, 2013

Nice use of foreground here. #10629734

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 28, 2013

Congrats Linda on beautiful finalist. #10629952

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 28, 2013

amazing... congrats Linda! #10630840

Ken Smith level-classic March 28, 2013

No surprise this time...can't believe neither got a finalist three years ago. Congrats, Ms Lester! #10631173

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 28, 2013

Wow, both incredible. Huge congratulations Linda! #10631692

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 29, 2013

the lighting is just gorgeous... congratulations on your win Linda! #10631742

Renee Doyle level-classic March 29, 2013

Awesome! So happy to see this one again!! BIG Congrats to you girl! #10631763

Cheryl Schneider March 29, 2013

You captured that sunset beautifully. Congratulations, Linda! #10631894

Danny B. Head level-deluxe March 29, 2013

Beautiful! Congrats on your win, Linda! #10631992

Ken Smith level-classic March 29, 2013

Finally...a winner for this shot that should have brought home gold years ago. Congrats again, Linda! #10632003

Leslie McLain level-deluxe March 29, 2013

Congrats on another stunning winner, Linda. #10632062

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 29, 2013

Congratulations, Linda! #10632174

March 29, 2013

Another Congrats to you Linda for another outstanding Win.. #10632266

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe March 29, 2013

What a beauty, Linda! A big congrats to you on this gorgeous winner! #10632489

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 29, 2013

Another BIG Congratulations Linda!!! #10632763

frank w. degenhardt level-classic March 29, 2013

Love the view and the colors. Congratulations on the Second Place Win my friend. #10632839

Katherine Kuhn level-classic March 29, 2013

Breath-takingly beautiful, Linda! Congratulations on yet another win! #10632911

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 29, 2013

Congratulations on another gold badge, Linda. #10633362

Neal D. Hatcher March 29, 2013


Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 29, 2013

Huge congrats on this gorgeous winner, Linda!!! Huge WOW!!!! #10633504

Terry Cervi level-classic March 29, 2013

The colors are just outstanding! Congrats on a well deserved win, Linda! #10633585

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 29, 2013

Congrats on this stunning Winner, Linda! #10633603

Lindley Johnson level-classic March 29, 2013

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Linda! #10633804

Rona L. Schwarz March 29, 2013

WOW and then some! These are both spectacular, Linda! Gorgeous colors and light. Huge Congratulations on another outstanding Gold Winner! #10633893

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 29, 2013

Great to see this again, Linda. Big CONGRATZ on the Winner!!!

UB. #10633994

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 30, 2013

Congratulations on your win!!! Truly OUTSTANDING Linda! #10634331

Carla Capra level-classic March 30, 2013

Both images are stunning! Congratulations on your win. #10634437

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic March 30, 2013

This is jaw-dropping gorgeous, Linda. Huge congrats on this well deserved Gold. #10634761

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 30, 2013

And I ditto Mary Beth!!!

jo ann c. #10634774

Stephen Zacker March 30, 2013

Stunning. Congratulations #10635312

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 30, 2013

Congratulations on your gold Linda! #10635547

Phyllis H. Burchett March 31, 2013

Gorgeous....congrats on your win Linda! #10636212

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 02, 2013

Congratulations on this fantastic
finalist Linda!

Way to go!

jo ann c. #10638726

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 02, 2013

Thank you all so much!!!! #10638758

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic April 07, 2013

Linda, what a gorgeous scene you have here! Congratulations on your Gold Win! #10644386

Merna L. Nobile April 09, 2013

Dear Photo Friend: I feel that something has changed at Better Photo but cannot tell you just what has happened. I have been here since 2003 and most every month I have written to all the winners telling them how their work touches me. I have witnessed photographs that bring tears to my eyes and colors that are unbelievable, now I am worried that like all good things that it will not be here the next time I look.
But the feeling of not being able to congratulate all the winners for the hard work, and sharing their talent with all of us makes me so sad.
However it turns out and even if this is the last time I have this privilege, to let you know how exceptional your work has been, please know that I will never forget.
CONGRATULATIONS to all of you for the month of March, 2013, I send my very best to you always, Merna Nobile #10647640

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 28, 2013

Breathtaking finalist, Linda!

Congrats on all your outstanding March Finalists, and best wishes for the next round!
Debby #10671511

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 29, 2013

CONGRATULATIONS Linda!!! #10672507

April 29, 2013

Beautiful image #10673021

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