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clambing on the curving wall
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest GRAND PRIZE Winner
 
Climbing on the Curving Wall
Climbing on the Curving Wall
another shadow ply. shot in Sydney Darling Harbour, late afternoon.
© Jimmy Wen
 
 
 
Donna R. Moratelli
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    Nice Work Jimmy!

10/30/2002 8:21:35 AM

 
Carol  Sherman

member since: 10/29/2001
 

Love it Jimmy!
Halloween colours as well.lol

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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member since: 9/27/2002
 

Awesome shot Jimmy!

Cathy :)

 
Carol Engstrom
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Cool shadow!

 
Lianne Cook

member since: 10/5/2001
 

Wonderful! love the comp

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Good work, Jimmy!!

 
Carol Engstrom
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Congrats Jimmy!!

 
Robert Pranagal
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member since: 12/18/2000
 

Hi Jimmy!
Congratulations on the grand win!

 
Robert J. Anderson

member since: 10/18/2002
 

Lovely Shot Jimmy, well done on your win.
P.s you have some great shots in your gallery.

 
Jeff Dykes
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member since: 7/7/2002
 

Congrats Jimmy on your win.

 
Kathleen Clemons
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member since: 12/19/2000
 

Great job! Congrats!

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Well, now, aren't you glad I drug you over here? Can I pick 'em or what? Congrats, I knew you would do it!!!!

 
Piper Lehman
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member since: 7/20/2001
 

Really nice shot, Jimmy. Did you set this up or just stake out the spot and wait for a person to climb the stairs? Love it. Congrats on your win!

 
June Marie Sobrito
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member since: 2/11/2001
 

Congratulations!

 
Guy D. Biechele
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What a beauty!! Congratulations on your win. +Guy

 
Jimmy Wen

member since: 9/9/2002
 

Thank you, Thank you all!

This is a agreat honour & I'm still in shock! I'll make a formal respond for this late on.

This is incredible!

Yours
Jimmy

 
Lianne Cook

member since: 10/5/2001
 

new this was a winner, but then, I think all your pics are ;o)

CONGRATS!!!

 
Donna R. Moratelli
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Hi Jimmy, I had a feeling about this one the moment that I set my eyes on it!! A REAL BIG CONGRATS on a great picture!

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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member since: 9/27/2002
 

Congratulations on your grand prize win Jimmy! Awesome shot!

Cathy :)

 
Francis Brennan

member since: 8/29/2002
 

Really well done Jimmy, your work deserves this recognition....I now look forward to the Jimmy Wen website!!

Francis

 
Monika Sapek
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Congratulations on your win Jimmy! Excellent photo!
Monika

 
Heather K. McFarland
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Many congratulations on a well deserved win Jimmy. This image has such strong lines and graphic appeal. I like all of your shadow play images, but this is the shining star!!

Enjoy your win!!

Heather

 
Carol  Sherman

member since: 10/29/2001
 

BIG CONGRATULATIONS to you Jimmy!!!!
Well deserved....you do wonderful photography.

 
Patrick Campbell
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member since: 4/21/2002
 

Congrats on your big win, Jimmy! There are some great images in your gallery as well!

 
Sobia Chishti
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member since: 8/13/2002
 

Congratulations on the grand prize win. I visited your gallary and it has impressive images. Such a high level work in just 12 months!!!

 
Linda Slater

member since: 12/15/2001
 

Congrats Jimmy you've just moved up a step.

 
Dolores Neilson
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CONGRATULATIONS JIMMY!!! woo hooo!! I am sooo happy for you...on winning the Grand ...well deserved. I knew about your win a few days ago but this has been the first chance I have had to finally extend my congratulations!!

 
Kerry Drager
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Hi Jimmy: Congrats ... terrific light, color & shadow! Kerry

 
Jimmy Wen

member since: 9/9/2002
 

Dear Friends

I'd like to say something about winning the Grand Prize which is certainly a great honour to me.

First of all, thank you so much for the support & encouragement since I joined you guys about two months ago to post my photographic studies here. Also, I'd like to send my special thanks to my most respected friend & an excellent photographer - the amazing lady Carolyn Fletcher. She is an excellent photographer, I'm sure you all agree!

Secondly, I never imaged I would receive the great honour of being the Grand Prize winner! I've asked myself many times: do you deserve this? My back is sweating because we have so many great photographers on this site with highly impressive pictures here in the October selection.

Thirdly, I'm thinking about this now: If I can achieve this with one of my photographs, you can too! My photographic experience is less than 12 months & I'm a very busy family man. All those pictures were taken in times like my lunchtime, after work & during weekends. My belief is: you can find a beautiful picture almost anywhere if you have right lighting & good composition. A lot of people say I have very good eye, I agree with that. I'm always trying to find a good picture to compose when I am looking around for ideas. But like I said, if I can then you certainly can, too!

Lastly, I know where I am in terms of making good quality photos. My photographic skills are still being improved on & I have a lot of hard work to do to get there. Without your help & support, I certainly wouldn't have come this far - it is a part of my life now.

Thanks again to betterphoto.com, to Mr. Jim Miotke, to Carolyn F. & to all of you - my great friends & fellow photographers.

Sorry for my poor English (much worse than my photography).

Enjoy your shooting.

Best regards,
Jimmy Wen

 
Donna R. Moratelli
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That was a very nice thing to say Jimmy and you have more talent than you know. I agree with you about Carolyn. I hope to see another grand prize winner of yours real soon. Keep up the great work..

 
Robert Jensen
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member since: 6/13/2002
 

Jimmy,

Congratulations on a much deserved win. You haven't been at this very long, so I can only imagine what great images you will continue to produce in the future.

Bob J.

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Thanks for the kind comment, my friend! Guys, I didn't do a thing except find his amazing stuff on another site, and I just knew we would love him over here, so I e-mailed him and begged..It seems to have worked!

 
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