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22118/21146DAWN OF PEACE see my peronal website linked below
18-DEC-2004 Donald Verger

22118/21146"DAWN OF PEACE" see my peronal website linked below



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godro11-Mar-2013 22:52
Nice ambiance and sweet light.Beautiful work! V
samikosemi08-Feb-2013 11:07
great pic
Guest 28-Oct-2011 00:03
Beautiful capture
Vickie BROWN24-Oct-2011 17:58
Outstanding capture, such an amazing work! A+
Guest 25-Aug-2011 10:17
Very nice !
gardener25-Jul-2011 09:29
Love the moon, lovely mysterious atmosphere and this dates back to the beginning of digital cameras. They don't do any better now. Peter
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)04-Aug-2010 11:26
My favorite! V
M Hauss09-Feb-2010 21:13
Wow! Incredible shot. The atmosphere is magical. Big vote!
Marc Vermeulen03-Jan-2010 23:12
This is great! V
Tveig29-Oct-2009 10:00
As in a dream. Congratulations! V
zyziza12-May-2009 18:20
Amazing! V
Thomas Spurr02-May-2009 15:50
Great Shot........
Pawel08-Apr-2009 02:14
Image is fantastic!
I can't get a bigber size and this is a malfulciton of it....
thomas13-Aug-2008 18:02
Larry Russo05-May-2008 04:55
oh this is soooooo great
Meggi Raeder01-May-2008 13:51
Donald, this is absolutely stunning and beautiful - "V"
and a wonderul title message!!

Guest 03-Apr-2008 06:49
wow! what a great image...
thomas01-Mar-2008 21:17
this is sooo good! beautiful atmosphere, V
Guest 01-Mar-2008 11:52
Not much else I can say about this, except, SPECTACULAR! Well done, Don!
Nikhil Bahl12-Feb-2008 17:56
This is stunning! v
Popko van Meekeren28-Jan-2008 22:00
What a beautiful image surrounded with a great mystery!
Guest 25-Jan-2008 13:17
Licaga26-Dec-2007 21:28
excellent V
Anita Waters20-Dec-2007 10:55
Darbowski18-Dec-2007 11:34
Belle photo, je vote !
Keith Goldstein13-Dec-2007 21:59
Spectacular! ~V~
Andrew25-Nov-2007 15:15
I love lighthouses but this one is probably the one I'd pick out of the entire gallery to this date. I can practically sense the movement of the clouds and mist with the sun/moon tucked behind like this.
monil25-Nov-2007 11:26
Wonderfull light, composition and mood.
endre novak16-Nov-2007 17:57
absolutely superb!
Earl Arboneaux 15-Nov-2007 18:43
Outstanding image,very mysterious and spiritual!! GMV
Guy Dube03-Nov-2007 14:26
A very nice shot Donald! It is cold! I invite you to see the one I took at minus 52deg C!
And a big V for your picture!
zyziza31-Oct-2007 21:05
Wow! amazing view! VVVVVV
Guest 23-Oct-2007 21:38
A difficult one - but I think this one does it for me - like the moon breaking through the cloud V
Guest 18-Oct-2007 00:06
Wow! Beautiful work.
Sang Chung03-Sep-2007 10:06
very beautiful shot.
Guest 02-Sep-2007 02:39
Really gorgeous image !! V
Yannis Tsolkas31-Aug-2007 18:15
Hmmm... I'm speechless Don. This is perfection! -V-
Guest 27-Aug-2007 12:47
Very Very Good! BIG vote!
Sandi Whitteker26-Aug-2007 19:28
Fantastic! Love the moodiness. Big Vote!
Guest 25-Aug-2007 02:50
Beautiful Shot v
Anthony Seebaran20-Aug-2007 12:37
Simply Beautiful
Eddie Fisher15-Aug-2007 00:14
Oh Man! It don't get much better than this!

Susanne v. Schroeder21-Jul-2007 00:52
Beautiful - very special!!
Barry S Moore18-Jul-2007 14:29
A most inspiring image, still but full of light and action, like a frozen explosion. Voted.
Guest 04-Jul-2007 23:48
This is stunning!
Guest 29-May-2007 11:07
Really beautiful. I just wish that I could see bigger version of this. Voted.
Guest 17-May-2007 13:22
Bob Machado 17-May-2007 00:17
Outstanding photo!
Sheena Xin Liu24-Apr-2007 04:45
What a dreamy scenery and what a splendid lighting! This is ethereally beautiful! V.
Dmitry Zamorin23-Apr-2007 18:19
What a splendid view! It seems that this fog is a smoke from fire.
Paula Krugerud23-Apr-2007 14:45
Tremendous shot! V
Guest 23-Apr-2007 09:04
Excellent shot...
John Cravatta15-Apr-2007 13:47
Wow. Incredible beauty!
Guest 15-Apr-2007 05:40
It's like an art piece...amazing...voted.
carol j. phipps15-Apr-2007 02:48
Glorious image! V
Guest 12-Apr-2007 22:42
don. you're images are fantastic. this one is just glorious.
Guest 11-Apr-2007 00:51
Wow, brilliant!! v
Konrad Busslinger09-Apr-2007 18:19
Wow, wow looks very mystic. Absolutely excellent shot.V
Tom Munson09-Apr-2007 15:29
Outstanding image Don. Beautiful. Vote
aliusvetus08-Apr-2007 17:37
It's really a very beautiful image. Excellent mood, light and tones. Congratulations.
Guest 07-Apr-2007 09:39
That is such a beautiful "opener" to this wonderful gallery!V
Emmanuel Panagiotakis05-Apr-2007 00:05
Very nice and moody shoot ,everything looks very nice big vote
Tina of AZ 04-Apr-2007 15:52
WOW!!!! beautiful shot.
Guest 04-Apr-2007 11:03
Fantastic :o)

Simon Chandler31-Mar-2007 06:13
Stunning work. Wonderful and beautiful.
william mahan31-Mar-2007 00:09
Wow what a great capture....a photographers dream!
HuangLei22-Mar-2007 08:37
gorgeous gallery. definitely gets my vote.
Sergio Pessolano11-Mar-2007 12:46
Very effective atmosphere. Voted.
Aivar Mikko21-Feb-2007 18:11
Excellent composition with magic light. Vote.
Dany C.12-Feb-2007 21:34
so beautiful Donald ... VOTE!
Stuart JR21-Jan-2007 11:24
Absolutely stunning capture - voted!
Terri Steele16-Jan-2007 16:14
Vote o' the day! ;)
Guest 15-Jan-2007 02:29
HUGE VOTE FOR THIS IMAGE! One of my all time favorites!!!!!!!!!!!!
Bernard Bosmans11-Jan-2007 04:39
Breathtaking beautiful.
Guest 09-Jan-2007 04:51
Still one of my favorites. Voted. just beautiful.
Barb06-Jan-2007 17:19
Magicial capture. Vote.
Paolo Fercia24-Nov-2006 16:58
Meravigliosa foto, misteriosa ed affascinante. V
Jim Kramer19-Nov-2006 02:24
I can certainly see why you removed the decent sized versions of this one. This shot should be hanging in a gallery somewhere. What a beautiful picture. Well done Donald! {Great Big Vote!!!}
Guest 15-Nov-2006 20:09
a stunning picture,love it.
Guest 12-Nov-2006 05:30
Beautiful - a gathering gloom or a mysterious peacefulness? Big vote!
Terri Steele04-Nov-2006 16:13
So incredibly beautiful.
don nieman01-Nov-2006 10:37
The mood of peacefulness is created by the light you've captured in this image. Well done.
anthony legg19-Oct-2006 05:13
Stunning light.
Gar Cropser14-Oct-2006 21:41
Wonderful shot. Great mood.
Sebastian15-Sep-2006 22:27
Small but very beautiful image!
Susanne02-Sep-2006 20:49
WOw this is very powerful and incredible photograph. I love the fog and the lighting in this image. It is truly one of the best I have ever seen. V.
raymond ker02-Sep-2006 07:26
Don, this is a timeless image and a
precious gift to posterity!
Ray .....
Guest 08-Aug-2006 16:21
I love how the sun comes through the clouds , and still reflects on the water. The island is like a silloute.
Guest 22-Jul-2006 10:04
I love this image. I can't help associating it with Edgar Allan Poe. And... was E. A. Poe peaceful, lightened, full of hope ? Great image & big nth vote.
Guest 12-Jul-2006 10:55
Tom Munson01-Jun-2006 14:04
Fantastic image, composed perfect with great light.
kyoung kim photography01-Jun-2006 04:22
My favorite don, beautiful.
Guest 18-May-2006 05:28
simply stunning! voted!
Melissa Armstrong16-May-2006 02:35
ooh, ooh ,ooh...where was this takn?
Guest 04-May-2006 04:06
I am usually not the type to make comments on landscapes, but this one is amazing!
Guest 14-Apr-2006 03:14
excellent work! really superb.
Evaristo Buendia Carrera12-Apr-2006 05:51
Superb shot..!!!
Ron Asp04-Apr-2006 15:30
Donald, this is one amazing photo...a winner...Thanks for sharing.
Naomi 01-Apr-2006 22:00
I am speechless.
Kathy Pedersen21-Mar-2006 15:52
Brilliant image. Vote
Brian with an Eye17-Mar-2006 01:11
A wonderful capture! I try to browse each day for an image that adds something special to the day - well, this one is it for today! Thanks. Voted.
Manfred Bachmann16-Mar-2006 08:35
Michel Carlué15-Mar-2006 13:00
Emidio Machado15-Mar-2006 12:52
Greg Harp15-Mar-2006 07:06
Guest 15-Mar-2006 05:17
Hi Donald
This is excellent work. Loved it a lot. Great.
De'Carr Studio14-Mar-2006 17:25
I can't find the words to describe this Superb image. The adage about a picture being worth a thousand words...well this one is worth a million. Vote
Guest 14-Mar-2006 08:44
Stunning picture ....... Add my vote.
Guest 12-Mar-2006 16:23
Guest 12-Mar-2006 16:23
akleja11-Mar-2006 21:18
Richard Calmes08-Mar-2006 13:14
This is truly a great shot...unfortunately, I can only vote for it once!
Guest 06-Mar-2006 13:20
I love this shot, Impressionant light and dark...fascinating...VOTED
Guest 06-Mar-2006 01:50
wow.. wonderland is here! Donald, my compliments because this is one of the most outstanding photographs I ever saw!
Guest 05-Mar-2006 22:34
Oh, just beautiful!
Guest 05-Mar-2006 14:15
excellent one, lovely scene and a wonderful capture, great shot for a poster print, wow.
Guest 03-Mar-2006 14:37
great shot well done
...duncan27-Feb-2006 23:11
Voted, Wonderful image and again message.
Sheila16-Feb-2006 12:31
It is an awesome shot.
The beginning of time...
billy webb11-Feb-2006 20:09
wonderfull capture! really WOW
Harald Schillhammer17-Jan-2006 15:12
Incredible shot!
Craig Persel12-Jan-2006 12:34
Guest 11-Jan-2006 10:27
WOw! I can see what you mean, this is incredible! Wow! Perfection and well worth a vote!
Guest 10-Jan-2006 07:08
Wow, Excellent shot! Voted.
Guest 06-Jan-2006 06:17
Absolutly Dynamic, Perfect 10!! Voted with 2 thumbs.
Guest 03-Jan-2006 04:53
Absolutely stunning. Voted.
Besati29-Dec-2005 08:55
Wonderful mood and tones. A great shot, Donald.
Guest 29-Dec-2005 02:55
An amazing good it has an surreal digital art feel to it on first glance.
Guest 27-Dec-2005 08:56
Absolutely Wow!.. magical and beautiful!
victor valle21-Dec-2005 02:57
Hi Don,
This is one of the best images I've seen on pbase; absolutely beautiful. Great, great shot!
Richard Calmes21-Dec-2005 01:04
This is a killer shot! GMV
Guest 11-Dec-2005 17:23
very nice photo...and what you labled it fits it perfect....
Muriah10-Dec-2005 08:24
I wonder if you were excited when you shuttered this one. It has that primordial sense to it. It seems to mean night and day at the same time.
Guest 03-Dec-2005 02:27
Wow, I like it a lot!
Patrick DEBETENCOURT30-Nov-2005 08:26
Wow ! I love that one ! Great capture ! Patrick
Bernd Koenemann24-Nov-2005 17:24
Waht needs to be said has been said. I connot say anything more. But, I can add my vote.
arminb20-Nov-2005 13:46
This is just brilliant! My vote!
shatterbug16-Nov-2005 21:29
Excellent! Outstanding composition and great mood conveyed here! GMV.
Jose Paulo Andrade12-Nov-2005 13:07
caveman_lee04-Nov-2005 11:20
A great shot.
Karen Moen03-Nov-2005 10:57
Wow, this truly is a work of art. Gets my vote.
Guest 27-Oct-2005 20:58
very nice.
Jola Dziubinska12-Oct-2005 09:32
Beautiful, stunning, moving image.
Mattias Backström12-Oct-2005 09:27
To say something that hasn't been said before: "Helt underbar stämningsfull bild!" :)
Johan Toll07-Oct-2005 12:51
This is awesome, Don! Love the atmosphere here! GMV!
Guest 06-Oct-2005 20:57
oh wow is this one great
Ann DeCamp01-Oct-2005 22:59
Guest 26-Sep-2005 03:08
Excellent shot!
Guest 23-Sep-2005 14:19
I like this because the composition is better in this one. You know talking about the rule of tirds, is clear aplied here. Also exposition is well executed!!
Faye White23-Sep-2005 12:38
I agree - this one for the cover! :)
Donald Verger22-Sep-2005 13:25
Nick/England and fotomotive designer for 40 years chose number 2, this one for calender cover... focal point... thank you both and everyone! peace, don
Jill22-Sep-2005 11:23
This one. A dramatic image.
Suzanne Chouinard22-Sep-2005 03:04
Je mettrais celle-là pour la page couverture. Elle a la meilleure composition.
Guest 21-Sep-2005 22:41
definitely this one for the cover, more eye appealing!
Guest 21-Sep-2005 11:39
I prefer this one, Don!
Steven Jusczyk21-Sep-2005 08:46
Yes, this would make a great cover.
Guest 15-Sep-2005 21:11
George Christakos07-Sep-2005 12:08
Absolutelly great. So dramatic...Voted.
Ron Horloff29-Aug-2005 22:31
Very dramatic. This is striking!

Guest 26-Aug-2005 18:05
These are large enough ( and good enough! for anyone to download and sell.
Ana Carloto O'Shea25-Aug-2005 11:37
Very beautiful shot!! There's a great mood in this one. A very peaceful and dreamy image.
Toni Moore21-Aug-2005 00:55
So etherial and beautiful...toni
nomada17-Aug-2005 15:07
Just incredible. It seems like a dream. Fantastic shot Donald! voted.
Greetings from Madrid
alexeig14-Aug-2005 14:49
Absolutely fantastic shapes of light, although I would not call them peaceful
Guest 12-Aug-2005 06:05
Donald, this is stellar...just amazing. I love the depth, the tones, the light and the composition. It is really magical. You left such a wonderful comment for me eons ago and I want to thank you. I don't visit this site very often as I am very active at Usefilm I'll go look at your portfolio.
Vilone10-Aug-2005 13:10
This is beautiful! Love this one. Voted!
Pepe Zyman10-Aug-2005 08:29
Amazing image.
G.Pietro Munaretto08-Aug-2005 12:14
Sharon Rogers02-Aug-2005 22:14
wow again!
Guest 27-Jul-2005 17:59
Guest 27-Jul-2005 08:49
like a dream!
Faye White26-Jul-2005 16:30
so very beautiful!
Guest 19-Jul-2005 22:14
Wonderful Don ..voted from a lounge in the UK..
uofmtiger01-Jul-2005 05:54
WOW!Vote! Great moodiness to this photo!
Fabienne30-Jun-2005 21:10
a wonderful pic,une superbe composition .
Guest 30-Jun-2005 17:46
beautiful.. where is it?
Fred Parsons30-Jun-2005 02:54
To me this is the nices image of the two dozen or so you have of this same view.
Guest 29-Jun-2005 21:56
magnifique !!!
Naturephoto Monique25-Jun-2005 10:02
Beautiful capture of light and color!
marilyn k holmberg12-Jun-2005 16:45
i love this one!! .. 'm'
frank liu07-Jun-2005 19:48
This is just fantastic. Is it a moon or a sun? I guess it's a sun, right? Otherwise, how could you get a clear picture like this one with 1/1029s & iso50?
Barry Culling02-Jun-2005 10:40
Love it
Vinay02-Jun-2005 02:31
great photo, congrats
Rene Hales23-May-2005 11:46
Beautiful and moving--Rene
henrywong19-May-2005 03:19
This is an unbelievable excellent image, I can probable see it in the movies only.
lorin niculae18-May-2005 10:43
Astonishing! No words!
Guest 18-May-2005 02:56
Simply amazing
Konrad Busslinger17-May-2005 15:19
Stunning and stunning again. It's a exctremly romantic photo. Voted!!!
Guest 17-May-2005 09:53
Awesome! A must vote picture
Chris Spracklen10-May-2005 17:17
Fabulous shot, Donald!
And thank you so much for your kind comments on my images.
Best regards, Chris
ac30-Apr-2005 04:52
Christina Craft13-Apr-2005 16:38
Oh wow! This is absolutely incredible. One of the best shots I've seen in a very long time. Very atmospheric. Voted.
Silver13-Apr-2005 03:15
Mindy McNaugher11-Apr-2005 16:28
Stunning shot! And so mysterious feeling!
Josy's Pics14-Mar-2005 03:24
Just WOW!!!
René Gysi06-Mar-2005 14:13
Fantastic picture. Great work Don.
André Bessot05-Mar-2005 09:16
That is my choice. This image remember me some fantastic stories like Tolkien ones… Thank you for sharing and best regards.
Guest 24-Feb-2005 22:06
I like this one best because it seems to me to be the most fantastic and other worldly
jude18-Feb-2005 21:44
WOW.. amazing again.. donald .. this place is magical
Tomasz Dziubinski - Photography14-Feb-2005 14:10
Great picture, congratulations.
audra baecker26-Jan-2005 07:19
This is sooooooooooooooooooo Awesome. I vote for this one!
Guest 16-Jan-2005 10:21
THIS ONE DEFINITELY!! Do you have to ask? This one is excellent, you see something. The other one is just a light
Guest 13-Jan-2005 05:58
Terrific, I vote
G.M. Hattrup12-Jan-2005 14:13
Spectacular, gets my vote!
Guest 11-Jan-2005 04:51
Picture it 30 inches across your wall. Striking!!

Gayle P. Clement11-Jan-2005 00:48
This is the better of the two and deserves the votes, Don. Very nice balance and wonderful mysterious light.
Guest 09-Jan-2005 10:53
cool image
I vote
Terry Chen06-Jan-2005 21:52
Rob Oele02-Jan-2005 10:54
Vote again1
Guest 31-Dec-2004 17:32
v o t e d !
Lori Rolfe28-Dec-2004 12:00
I'd hang this one Don!
Michele Rodgers24-Dec-2004 13:16
Hang this one for sure!
Phyllis Stewart23-Dec-2004 06:21
One of the best such pics I've ever seen! Wish I could vote twice!
Leo Charette22-Dec-2004 02:20
I think I've commented on another version of this island in another section of your gallery, BUT this version is spectacular. Perfect placement of the moon and what great light. This would be hanging on my wall right now if it were in my collection. Bravo.
Pedro Libório21-Dec-2004 22:42
absolutly fantastic,
sure gets my vote!!!
Gayle P. Clement20-Dec-2004 16:07
Beautiful and a little frightening.
Barri Olson20-Dec-2004 09:52