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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 

© Sadonna  Lingnau
Canon EOS 40D Digi...
 
 
 
Arthur Bohlmann
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    Pretty Cool, I really like your capture

12/28/2008 2:09:48 PM

 
Russell E. Smith
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Great job, I knew this group would do the challenge justice - great idea and execution! I have tried this technique in the past, without good results - again, good job!

12/28/2008 3:05:12 PM

 
Sue C. Cole
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Very nice I really like this kind of abstract.:)

12/31/2008 11:47:07 PM

 
Molly A. O
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I love the total effect of this shot, it's not just part of the way, I feel like I am taking off in space mountain or something with the way the lines are placed. AWESOME!

1/1/2009 4:17:02 PM

 
Michael S. Baker
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Great shot, Sadonna!
Can you explain how you captured this image?

Regards,
Mike B-

1/2/2009 5:24:11 AM

 
Irene Colling
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Exciting photo Sadonna. I love playing around with a zoom blur too.
I particularily like the color and sense of movement you captured.

1/2/2009 8:14:29 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Lovely capture and Congratulations on this amazing Finalist.

UB.

1/21/2009 9:15:01 PM

 
Sadonna  Lingnau
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Here are the specs of the image.

Canon 40D
Shutter 1/8 sec
Exposure Manual
F-Stop f/5.6
ISO 1600

Shot with my 50mm f/1.8 on a tripod

Basically I was bored one day before Christmas and decided to try to get some pictures of the lights on the tree. After that was not really all the great I decided to make shapes with making my lens out of focus.

In CS3 I have a action that takes your image and makes swirls out of it. Have done this before with a few firework pictures. I did not really use the action much just made it to where it looks like out of space. Which was my very first impression of this image.

Gives you a Star Trek feeling to it. Or it does to me. Thank you for all the wonderful comments. I am sorry I did not get back in time, I am not on here that much but try to be more often.

1/22/2009 7:57:00 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!!!

1/22/2009 10:17:00 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz

member since: 11/6/2006
 

Congratulation on your AMAZING Finalist!!!
Well done!!!!

1/23/2009 2:24:10 PM

 
Raquel J. Ruiz
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Awesome job! Congrats!

2/7/2009 11:53:25 PM

 
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