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Country Gas Stop

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 
Country Gas Stop
Country Gas Stop
1/250 @ f5.6 - 24mm - ISO 200

Rural Arkansas
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Joannie M. Bertucci
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    Talk about a fantastic photo op! Love your treatment and composition Mike!


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11/28/2011 3:37:29 PM

 
Michael G. Marshall
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Terrific image, Mike! Love the treatment you applied! Michael


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11/28/2011 4:01:41 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Great find, capture and processing Mike!


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11/28/2011 4:19:44 PM

 
Chris Schlosser
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Great image, Mike!


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11/30/2011 6:31:12 AM

 
Dayna Cain
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An awesome image for sure! Great job!!


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12/1/2011 7:29:32 AM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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Thank you all for your comments!


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12/11/2011 4:52:12 PM

 
Mary Timman
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Fabulous finalist. Congratulations and good luck. This was a really wonderful find, wish I could find something like this.


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12/14/2011 6:00:53 PM

 
Harriet Feagin
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Great shot. Would you mind sharing exactly where this is? I go to Arkansas at least once a year to photograph and would love to try my hand at this one. Thanks,
Harriet Feagin


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12/14/2011 6:09:47 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I loved this!

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Mike!


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12/14/2011 8:01:42 PM

 
Mark Seiter
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awesome find here Mike....great shot


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12/15/2011 5:44:32 AM

 
Dayna Cain
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Congrats in this very deserving finalist!


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12/15/2011 9:04:57 AM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Not at all surprised with this finalist Mike! Congratulations!


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12/15/2011 3:50:19 PM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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Thanks everyone for your comments!

Harriet - according to my camera time stamps this was on route 5 going north between Norfork Arkansas and Mountain Home. It was taken about 10 minutes after some shots in Norfork and Norfork to Mountain Home is only about 15 miles, so starting from either point it shouldn't be more than a 10 minute drive. It's right on the main road (on your right if going north). It sits out in a field in the country close to some other rural homes and has a fence around it. It was between 2:50 and 3:00pm when I was there in October of this year and the sun was in a horrible position to where I had to stand to get any decent angle. This would be a great shot earlier or later in the day when the sun wasn't coming right into the lens. But you know how it goes - you have to work with what you have ... :-) I did a lot of post processing to try to "help" the lighting conditions and was kind of surprised to see I got a finalist on this one but happy too. If you happen to have the opportunity to get a few shots of this place, be sure to let me know. I would love to see them. /Mike


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12/16/2011 11:25:56 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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What could be more important in life than to know in our hearts that in everything we have tried to do, we have done our very best?
Congratulations for your magnificent contribution for the month of November, 2011.
Merna Nobile


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12/18/2011 3:27:23 PM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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Thank you Merna!


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12/28/2011 9:37:59 AM

 
David M. Montero
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Not that I can see what post processing needed to be done... Excellent work Mike! I hope you get a chance to photograph it again. I see lots of possibilities. Congratulations on your finalist selection.


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1/12/2012 11:46:28 AM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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Thank you Dave!


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1/20/2012 9:32:04 PM

 
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