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Aged and Broken
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Aged and Broken
Aged and Broken
f/13 @ .6 sec, Sigma 10-20mm, Jekyll Island, GA

Driftwood Beach is strewn with dead Live Oak caused from erosion. I've never seen any place like this.
© Blake T. Lipthratt
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Summer A. Kozisek
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    Excellent B&W image Blake, Great comp and camera effects!

3/14/2009 6:51:18 PM

 
Chuck Bruton
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Wow, dramatic shot
Well done

3/14/2009 6:55:02 PM

 
Allen Hughes
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WOW!!!! No question in my mind that we'll be seeing this again.

3/14/2009 7:17:55 PM

 
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Blake, this is awesome. Well composed in all areas.

3/14/2009 7:25:57 PM

 
Les Rhoades
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Simply Fantastic!

3/16/2009 1:15:49 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Outstanding! Congratulations on your POTD Blake!

4/16/2009 12:28:14 AM

 
Bandar Aljahmi
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Congrats on your POTD!

4/16/2009 12:34:51 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Wonderfully composed. Congrats.

Usman.

4/16/2009 12:36:06 AM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Congratulations on theis fantastic POTD Blake!! Wonderful tones and the veiling on the water looks outstanding!

4/16/2009 12:52:59 AM

 
Ema Perrott
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Beautiful photo - Congrats on the POTD

4/16/2009 1:24:42 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Love the dramatic feel from shooting at a low perspective ~ great shot Blake .. many congrats!

4/16/2009 1:31:22 AM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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WOW!! Outstanding work!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!

4/16/2009 2:33:29 AM

 
Teri Klinger
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what an interesting image! congrats on your POTD!!!

4/16/2009 2:41:13 AM

 
Gord MacEachern
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Congrats on your POTD

4/16/2009 2:58:38 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your EFP.... and POTD!!!!! 8o)

4/16/2009 3:14:21 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Outstanding and excellent, Blake, congratulations on your POTD!

4/16/2009 3:38:49 AM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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Terrific shot (and effect). You just introduced a different lens to me - after researching it a bit, it may be heading for my Wish List soon!

4/16/2009 3:57:59 AM

 
Lori Carlson
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Aged and Broken, yet wonderfully made, Blake!! This is stunning! Especially in blk/wht!! Great horizon placement & drama!! LOVE IT! Big congrats to you! :0)

4/16/2009 4:14:44 AM

 
Steven W. Lepak
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Bravo Blake! Love the b&w treatment and the detail contrasted with the movement. Spectacular. Keep up the great work. Best Regards, Steven

4/16/2009 4:37:15 AM

 
Paula Showen
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Beautiful!! This is an outstanding shot!

4/16/2009 5:48:42 AM

 
Amanda D. Austwick
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Wonderful shot, especially in B&W. Congratulations on your well deserved POTD!!!

4/16/2009 6:48:17 AM

 
Salwa  Afef
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So beautiful shot !!
Congratulations Blakeon on your POTD
Salwa :)

4/16/2009 7:45:11 AM

 
Martha R. Mazon
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This is wonderful. I love the stark quality of it. Congratulations on your POTD!

4/16/2009 7:45:55 AM

 
Songbird Cline
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awesome image, terrific! well done and congrats!

4/16/2009 7:46:35 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Very cool capture!
Congrats on your POTD!
~Lisa

4/16/2009 7:47:48 AM

 
Richard D. Love
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I love this photograph. Excellent composition. Congratulations!

4/16/2009 8:00:29 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Gorgeous seascape, light, tones and water movement! A beautiful POTD Blake! Congratulations!

4/16/2009 8:32:44 AM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Stunning image. Congrats. on POTD!!

4/16/2009 9:27:09 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Well deserved POTD. Wonderful technique and capture

4/16/2009 10:40:08 AM

 
Susana Heide
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This is nothing short of a MASTERPIECE!!! The interesting subject, the slow shutter, the b&w, the angle, the lens... everything comes together so perfectly to make this image EXTRAORDINARY! Can you tell I love it?? :O)) Congrats Blake on your POTD!

4/16/2009 11:02:29 AM

 
Joy Rector
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congrats on the POTD

4/16/2009 11:38:26 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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WOW + WOW Terrific photo!

4/16/2009 5:46:21 PM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Very dynamic powerful image. Congratulations on your POTD!!

4/18/2009 6:34:16 AM

 
Kat Miller
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WOW and AMAZING and so on and so on. This is beyond well deserved. Excellent photo!!!

4/18/2009 10:07:43 AM

 
ronda chatelle
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OUTSTANDING work Blake! A quick Favorite for me! I have to agree with Susana...this piece is VERY special! Congratulations!

4/22/2009 10:31:48 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Great POV, Blake! Congratulations on your finalist!

4/22/2009 12:26:04 PM

 
mark grandoni

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Congratulations Blake!

4/22/2009 2:02:15 PM

 
Chris Schlosser
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Blake, Congratulations!!

4/22/2009 2:10:41 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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GREAT to see this again!!! congrats...

4/22/2009 3:41:09 PM

 
Jane Hirst
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Congratulations on your latest win. This is a wonderful photo with alot of feeling.

4/22/2009 3:46:14 PM

 
Lori Carlson
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Congrats once again! :0)

4/22/2009 4:59:30 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations on this stunning finalist!!!

4/22/2009 5:05:50 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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I LOVE IT, whenever I look at it. This is bound to get golden. CONGRATS.

Usman.

4/22/2009 9:33:36 PM

 
Amanda D. Austwick
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CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful Finalist!!!

4/23/2009 12:57:54 PM

 
Bill Houghton
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Blake, this is an outstanding finalist. A sure winner in my book. Have a great weekend. Bill

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4/24/2009 4:56:51 PM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Big Congratulations on your Finalist, Blake !!

4/25/2009 10:02:24 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Beautiful Blake, congratulations on your win!

4/27/2009 5:08:16 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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What a dynamic image! Double congratulations on your POTD and win! Blake!!

4/27/2009 9:01:08 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"August Winners"

4/28/2009 7:26:22 AM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Congratulations on your win!! Such a fine image!

4/28/2009 8:24:57 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"MARCH Winners"


Sorry!!!

4/28/2009 9:16:03 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Blake, Many Congrats. on your marvelous WIN.

Usman.

4/28/2009 9:55:43 AM

 
Amanda D. Austwick
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Congrats on this FANTASTIC WINNER!!! I knew that this photo was going into the winners circle!

4/28/2009 10:15:53 AM

 
Mick Burkey
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Very cool image, Blake. Stunning elements and wonderful B&W conversion. Congrats on your win!

4/28/2009 11:47:00 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your 2nd place win...excellent...i was down there for the first time last spring

4/29/2009 5:00:26 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Blake on your Win!!!


Dominick

5/20/2009 3:09:40 AM

 
Flavio Carnevale
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Congrats on this outstanding win!
Flavio

9/1/2009 1:24:56 AM

 
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