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Sundown Rider

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Sundown Rider
Elements Of Design- December 2010

I found a great vantage point- standing outside of the Fallsview Casino's Grand Buffet Room - a patio designed for smoking...
All I can say is, thank God for this designated area- what a view!

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Bobby Ray Goodman
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    Hi Christine,beautiful capture.we haven't had any fairs or carnival so far this Fall.Wonderful color and lighting!!!!


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12/7/2010 12:49:24 PM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Hi Bobby, this is the famous year round Skywheel... the one I love shooting- with many in my gallery- but from afar...
(I was standing outside on the patio of the Niagara Falls Casino/Resort, to make this image)... Thank God for designated areas- the smoking area, even though I don't smoke.
Christine
Smiling
PS thank you for your comments


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12/7/2010 2:28:19 PM

 
Carol Eade
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You captured such beautiful color in that sky, Christine!


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12/7/2010 2:33:46 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Excellent - Very nicely composed and captured! Jeff


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12/7/2010 3:19:22 PM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Thanks Carol and Jeff...
Smiling With You,
Chris


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12/7/2010 5:03:40 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Oh my, the sky wheel looks like cut chrystal. It just shimmers. I like your perspective and that sky is amazingly beautiful.
;) CC


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12/8/2010 6:11:05 AM

 
Robert Jensen
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Beautiful image and definitely a great view from where you were standing. Now you'll need to go back when it is dark and photograph it spinning when all the lights are on.


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12/8/2010 6:30:05 AM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Hi Carla, and Robert...thank you very much for your kind thoughts-

Robert is there a way to photograph this shot in the dark without a tripod? I mean, I was in the casino - well, outside on their patio- no cameras/tripods allowed here, so this was my little panasonic lumix that I carry in my purse.

THanKs
Chris


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12/8/2010 9:00:51 AM

 
Robert Jensen
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To do it right at night you would either need a tripod, or you could place the camera on a sandbag/beanbag that is sitting on a table or ledge, and use a remote to fire the camera or the self-timer. In places were tripods are not allowed, I use a Kirk Lowpod with ballhead:

www.kirkphoto.com/Low-Pod.html


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12/8/2010 12:46:27 PM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Thanks Robert, I will check this out.
Christine
Smiling


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12/8/2010 4:32:24 PM

 
Joanna Madloch
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Amazing view it is. Great shot, Christine.


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12/14/2010 12:22:09 PM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Hi Joanna, thanks so much...
Smiling Chris


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12/14/2010 12:52:26 PM

 
Anne M. Young
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Super capture - really love the colors in that sky. Really nice composition as well.


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12/18/2010 5:33:19 AM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Thanks Anne.
Smiling Chris


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12/18/2010 8:47:41 AM

 
Irene Colling
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Excellent composition Christine.

I like how the trees on the left counter-balance the wheel on the right.

Good photography Christine.


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2/4/2011 9:12:49 AM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Thank you so much Irene, a great compliement!!!
SMILING CHRISTINE


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2/4/2011 2:52:19 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I love this one Christine, your pov and the clouds set this apart from the other great shots!

jo ann c.


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2/20/2012 11:09:22 AM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Hi JO ANN... thanks for coming by..
I am happy you did, I have not been at BP for a while!
Smiling Chris


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2/22/2012 4:39:34 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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VERY cool Sis! It looks like it is ROLLING down the hill! Lol...Awesome colors and what moody clouds, too!

Love it!

-Sister Lala


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2/3/2013 6:52:04 PM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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HEYEYEYEYE... SIS... how are you? NICE to see you here..
Thanks so much for popping in..
I love this colours of this shot.. they were truly this colour- the sun was going down quickly..
I read the three books by Bettie Eadie..
Lent the first one out, can't wait to get it back to reread it..lol.
Smiling Chris


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2/3/2013 6:57:09 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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This is one fabulous shot, Christine. Its very special! It stood right out in your gallery!

I am thrilled that you have read her books. Don't you feel like a new person now? I sure did after reading E.B.T.L.

I bring mine camping to read over and over. :D And I can't say that about very many books!

Once we understand why we are here, the life becomes better and more meaningful and deep. WE ARE IMPORTANT and we have lessons to learn and things to teach others. About love. Mainly, right?

And I can say with all my heart that I love you and that God put you and I in each others lives. I hope we get to meet someday but if we do not, we have met here and by phone and that has been very rich for me.

xoxoxo-Sis :D


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2/3/2013 7:35:48 PM

 
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