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Fancy New Bridge

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Fancy New Bridge
Fancy New Bridge
Our fancy new Main Street bridge is scheduled for completion later this year. The arch slants about 20 degrees off vertical.

A three shot HDR image merged in Photomatix with some tweaks in Topaz adjust and PSCS3.
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Tammy M. Anderson
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    This gorgeous, David. Excellent composition and reflection.


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7/14/2009 4:21:38 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Beautiful capture!!


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7/14/2009 4:39:58 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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WOW - outstanding capture, Dave.


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7/14/2009 4:51:02 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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Wonderful tones and a great comp!


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7/14/2009 5:19:00 AM

 
Ron McEwan
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Beautiful piece of work here, Dave, and I love the reflection too. Well done.


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7/14/2009 5:22:15 AM

 
Joao Martinho
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Beautiful tones and reflexive composition, Dave.


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7/14/2009 5:44:43 AM

 
Joy Rector
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love it David


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7/14/2009 5:55:00 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Fantastic image, David. Great work.


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7/14/2009 6:08:28 AM

 
Jack Ryan
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Great work, David. You ought to be working for the Columbus Visitor's Bureau.


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7/14/2009 6:44:17 AM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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I would love to see this shot at night too, when it is completed and lite up. This picture is fantastic. Just beautiful


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7/14/2009 7:24:30 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Terrific image, David. Great composition, tones & reflection.


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7/14/2009 7:49:35 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful capture, HDR and colors!


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7/14/2009 7:52:15 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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Wow City Boy, very beautifully done.


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7/14/2009 8:07:55 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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This is beautiful, really has the wow factor Dave, you have nailed these HDR'S

jo ann c.


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7/14/2009 8:33:30 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Wow -- that's quite a view in both directions! Can't wait to see it in person, David (your photo of it is just gorgeous)!


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7/14/2009 8:36:21 AM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you Tammy A., Colette, Darren, Bonnie, Ron, Joao, Joy, Bojan, Lack, Linda, Sam, Shelly, Tammy W., Jo Ann and Monnie!!


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7/14/2009 8:49:11 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Incredibly awesome image, Davey!!! Perfectly BEAUTIFUL!!!! :-) k


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7/14/2009 11:12:54 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Really nice HDR shot!


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7/14/2009 12:09:56 PM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Wowzer, Dave. Outstanding in every way. A definite fav for me.


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7/14/2009 12:13:49 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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SUPERB work, Dave! WTG!


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7/14/2009 4:25:44 PM

 
Deb Koskovich
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I sure admire a well done HDR image, and this certainly is one, Dave!


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7/14/2009 6:45:31 PM

 
Doug Pignet
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Beautifully done, Great comp and pov. Looks like a peaceful day.


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7/15/2009 2:49:05 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Incredible....this is perfect!


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7/15/2009 4:37:38 AM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you Ma, Mike, Mary Beth, Pat, Deb, Doug and Gail!!


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7/15/2009 2:36:20 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz  

It all comes together to make a fabulous image.


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7/15/2009 4:43:27 PM

 
Wanda Judd
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Wonderful clarity, composition and colors... it is indeed a fancy bridge...


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7/16/2009 9:00:53 AM

 
David Phalen
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Thanks Eugenio and Wanda!!


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7/16/2009 10:23:19 AM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Excellent reflection photo, David! Wonderfully composed!


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7/16/2009 2:11:43 PM

 
Mary Timman
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Beautifully composed! Wow...gotta see this when it's done!


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7/16/2009 6:24:48 PM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Lovely landscape beautifully captured.


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7/16/2009 6:25:44 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Hey David, Main Street is looking up :0) The bridge and it's reflection reminds me of the shape of an eye and really draws me into the frame! Terrific post processing also!!


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7/16/2009 7:03:23 PM

 
Lorna Shutter
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Wow! What an absolutely gorgeous image, David!!! Love the beautiful colours and reflections! Awesome HDR & DD work! Excellent capture! It's going into my faves! :)


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7/16/2009 9:21:33 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Beautiful capture of the architectural design and reflection with the city building in the background David!


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7/19/2009 11:43:32 AM

 
Linda Blair
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A fantastic capture...love the HDR and other effects...very well done David!!!!


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7/20/2009 5:15:13 AM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you Sabrina, Mary, Kaye, Murry, Lorna, Kristi and Linda!!


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7/20/2009 6:10:20 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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The bridge as frame here is just great, Dave. Nicely done!


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7/20/2009 8:14:00 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Perfection, certain to see this one again.


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7/20/2009 10:40:25 AM

 
Gary Lange
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Another outstanding shot here, David!


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8/7/2009 7:15:34 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations....


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8/17/2009 3:52:18 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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Outstanding David, getting a well deserved Silver on this one, WTG CONGRATULATIONS


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8/17/2009 4:44:17 PM

 
Karen Celella
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist David. Excellent work!


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8/17/2009 4:44:35 PM

 
Lorna Shutter
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I just knew this would be a Finalist! CONGRATULATIONS, David!!!!! ... and good luck in the next round!!! :) Photobucket


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8/17/2009 5:00:47 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations Dave! Great job!
Good luck in the next round!


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8/17/2009 5:42:28 PM

 
Ken Smith
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No surprise here. Congrats, David!!


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8/17/2009 7:24:11 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome Finalist photo, David!


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8/17/2009 7:45:45 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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Excerllent work Dave!!!!!!
Congratulations on your fabulous finalist!!!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~


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8/17/2009 8:05:52 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Beautifully seen and captured!
Congrats, David!
~óż~Lisa


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8/17/2009 9:08:09 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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huge congratulations on your SPECTACULAR finalist!!!


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8/18/2009 12:44:01 AM

 
Wanda Judd
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David, Congratulations...I love the clarity in this shot and the Columbus skyline has never been photographed so well before...


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8/18/2009 5:32:02 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, David.


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8/18/2009 6:05:52 AM

 
Linda Blair
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So beautifully captured and presented David....congrats on finalist and good luck next round!!!!!!!!!!


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8/18/2009 6:36:06 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...excellent


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8/18/2009 7:38:15 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz  

Congratulations, David on your fantastic finalist! Well done, my friend...good luck in the next round!


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8/18/2009 7:54:57 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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CONGRATULATIONS!


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8/18/2009 8:45:53 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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WOOO HOOO!

Congratulations on this beauty Dave!

jo ann c.


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8/18/2009 9:35:08 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Dave!


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8/18/2009 11:16:41 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations!! This is very cool!


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8/18/2009 4:38:11 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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This is awesome David. Congratulations and best of luck in the next round!


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8/18/2009 8:54:11 PM

 
Marijana Fajgl
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Fantastic capture, David! Huge congratulations!


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8/19/2009 2:15:34 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Dave on your outstanding Finalist! Jeff


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8/19/2009 4:33:36 AM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you all VERY much!!!


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8/19/2009 6:18:00 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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This is such a winner image, Dave, and I'm so pleased to see it with its pretty finalist badge.


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8/19/2009 10:12:21 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Finalist, David!!!


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8/20/2009 2:09:47 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Sorry I missed congratulating you earlier, Dave -- this is a splendid HDR image with great clarity and tones and a very pleasing composition. And now it's a Digital Darkroom Newsletter feature -- congratulations again!


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9/16/2009 4:12:30 AM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you Mitch, Patrick and Nikki!!

My first appearance in the DD newsletter.


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9/16/2009 6:52:43 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congrats on this super finalist, don't know how I missed that??

And...congrats on being spotlighted on Digital Darkroom today!

You are super man on effects and your classes friend!

jo ann c.


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9/16/2009 7:27:38 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Congratulations on your feature DD work.


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9/16/2009 11:10:55 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Dave, you know I love this shot. Congratulations on the newsletter feature!


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9/16/2009 11:44:05 AM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you Jo Ann, Dianna and Mitch!!


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9/16/2009 2:31:54 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, David, for being featured today in DD! This is fabulous!


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9/16/2009 8:28:32 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Truly remarkable David, congratulations on your Digital Darkroom feature!


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9/16/2009 8:51:23 PM

 
Brad Harding
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Congrats on the finalist David, like the use of the reflection.


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9/17/2009 8:11:50 AM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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David, this is AMAZING!!!!!!
WOW! I love this shot!!! Everything about it... straight into my fav's!!
Congrats to you on all your achievement awards...
WTG!

SMILING CHRIS


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