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Better Not Fail
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Better Not Fail
Better Not Fail
One of the residents of Galena, OH was kind enough to let us photograph his Harley.
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Lorna Shutter
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    Oooh! This is a really cool shot, David! Looks like it's brand new! He must take care of it like it's his baby! :) Awesome closeup capture with wonderful lighting, clarity and detail!

6/29/2010 4:16:12 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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That what I was thinking. It must be new. Fantastic details and composition, David.

6/29/2010 4:20:10 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Terrific close-up capture Dave! Jeff

6/29/2010 4:23:51 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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excellent...not the first part of a harley that usually catches a photographer's eye so great job to see this

6/29/2010 4:50:55 AM

 
Doug Pignet
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Great capture with wonderful colors and details, well done

6/29/2010 5:48:24 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Neat capture, Dave!!

6/29/2010 6:14:10 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Really like the point of view David. Well composed.

6/29/2010 6:16:10 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Bet he was super pleased with your interest, David -- it's clear he takes good care of his baby :) Nicely composed with great detail and clarity.

6/29/2010 6:38:10 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Cool light and details! Great comp David!!

6/29/2010 6:39:14 AM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you Lorna, Tammy, Jeff, Cathy, Doug, Shelly, Emile, Nikki and Cyn!!

The owner's garage had been converted into a real "man cave" where I'm sure he spends much time caring for his baby and enjoying beers with the several friends who were there.

6/29/2010 6:48:25 AM

 
Girish Vaghela
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Shapes very smartly captured, Great, David!

6/29/2010 8:25:32 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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A HOG man cave? Beer? Be still my heart! :-D Terrific capture, David!

6/29/2010 9:26:19 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great tones, details & framing!

6/29/2010 9:46:28 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Excellent EOD capture and terrific details and comp!

6/29/2010 12:32:13 PM

 
Husain Akhtar
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Terrific details and the image!

6/29/2010 1:10:53 PM

 
John Connolly
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A wonderfully detailed capture David, this sounds like my kind of place!

6/29/2010 2:10:04 PM

 
Kathleen Brennan
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I really like this, David! Great placement of the center of the wheel!

6/29/2010 2:23:39 PM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you Girish, Monnie, Tiia, Mike, Husain, John and Kathleen!!

6/29/2010 4:21:53 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Fabulous macro shot,super detail,great lighting,composition and shine,David!

6/29/2010 4:38:09 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WHOA! Neat shot, Davey Pooh! :-) Ma Kitty

6/29/2010 5:32:40 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Monnie is scaring me

Fantastic clarity and detail K~D!
Nicely done!!

6/29/2010 6:36:44 PM

 
Ray Thoms
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Just a great image David....wonderful light and detail!

6/29/2010 6:42:28 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Very cool!

6/29/2010 9:39:37 PM

 
Joy Rector
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beautiful shot

6/30/2010 4:39:24 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Now that is sharp details, great capture, well done Dave!

jo ann c.

6/30/2010 8:26:35 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Exceptional clarity, detail, tones, lighting & EOD here, Dave! Good eye indeed here, my friend!

6/30/2010 10:11:09 AM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you Renata , Kitty, Mel, Ray, Sam, Joy, Jo Ann and Patrick!!

6/30/2010 10:42:48 AM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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Wonderful details with great clarity David!,
Amalia

6/30/2010 9:27:49 PM

 
David Phalen
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Thanks Amalia!!

7/1/2010 5:37:06 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Talk about a masculin comp -- this is really strong David! I love how the chrome dominates and pops!! This comes close to being a space abstract for me :0)

7/1/2010 7:14:29 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Excellent macro, David...very clean machine! I bet we'll see this one again!

7/2/2010 4:56:09 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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WOW...EXCELLENT King David! ;-D

7/2/2010 2:20:26 PM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you Murry, Ken and Aimee!!

7/7/2010 5:07:57 AM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your awesome finalist :)

7/12/2010 2:13:12 PM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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CONGRATULATIONS!

7/12/2010 2:45:54 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist!!!

7/12/2010 2:56:54 PM

 
Kathleen Brennan
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Yeah! I'm happy to see this one again! I just love it! congrats on this and your other wonderful finalists!

7/12/2010 3:06:14 PM

 
Lorna Shutter
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CONGRATULATIONS on a JOB WELL DONE, David!!!!! An awesome Finalist! :)
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7/12/2010 3:06:19 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)

7/12/2010 3:53:56 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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A warm congratulations on your wonderful finalist and a big good luck in the next round to you.

7/12/2010 3:56:40 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Amazing and well deserved! Best of luck!

7/12/2010 4:32:45 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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Fantastic Shot Davey!!!!
Congratulations on
this fabulous finalist!!!!!

~J~

7/12/2010 5:10:18 PM

 
Brad Harding
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Great shot David, nice POV. Congrats on the finalist.

7/12/2010 6:03:51 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...good luck

7/12/2010 7:21:28 PM

 
Doug Pignet
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WTG!!!!!! Congrats on your finalist

7/12/2010 8:52:14 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations, David! An awesome image!

7/12/2010 9:07:05 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this finalist, David!!

7/12/2010 9:36:48 PM

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

7/13/2010 4:37:31 AM

 
Jack Ryan
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Congratulations, David...a very deserving finalist!!!

7/13/2010 5:44:13 AM

 
Wanda Judd
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Congratulations David....

7/13/2010 7:01:20 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Cool finalist...congratulations!!!!

7/13/2010 7:14:40 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Very classy look at a classic bike, Dave. Congratulations to you on your finalist.

7/13/2010 8:59:34 AM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you all very much!!

7/13/2010 9:47:03 AM

 
Girish Vaghela
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Congratulations!!!! Well deserved!!

7/13/2010 11:36:53 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Outstanding, David -- congratulations on your Finalist!

7/13/2010 3:51:56 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations again and good luck in the next round!!

7/13/2010 10:51:27 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, David!

7/14/2010 7:30:41 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Big congrats Dave, you are definitely on a roll friend!

jo ann c.

7/16/2010 2:31:36 PM

 
Gary Lange
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Many congrats Dave!

7/22/2010 11:13:39 AM

 
Kathleen Brennan
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I knew this was a winner! Congratulations!

8/13/2010 11:53:32 AM

 
David Phalen
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Thank you all very much!!

8/15/2010 10:02:03 AM

 
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