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The Swimmer
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 
The Swimmer
The Swimmer
© Laurie Meehan-Elmer
Nikon D70 Digital ...
 
 
 
Cathy Gregor
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member since: 10/5/2003
    Very cool shot, Laurie!
-cathy

8/30/2004 8:30:15 AM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Wow! EXCELLENT shot, laurie! Love the exaggerated perspective, the textures and your framing of this shot!! Great work!

8/30/2004 1:51:07 PM

 
Jenn Andrus

member since: 3/14/2004
 

I love this! Great shot, Laurie.

8/30/2004 1:52:53 PM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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This is so much fun, Laurie! I just love it! Great perspective and great use of what I assume to be your wide-angle! Hope we see this one again! :-)

8/31/2004 12:54:09 AM

 
Laurie Meehan-Elmer

member since: 10/13/2003
 

Cathy, Dan, Jenn, and Patricia-Thanks for your nice comments. I had fun shooting this one!

8/31/2004 7:46:21 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Congratulations Laurie! -K

9/13/2004 6:44:22 PM

 
Laurie Meehan-Elmer

member since: 10/13/2003
 

Thanks K!

9/13/2004 6:51:22 PM

 
Isabel L
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member since: 3/21/2004
 

Great perspective Laurie!
The swimmer looks really small compared to the rails in the pool.
Good job with this and good luck.

9/13/2004 8:34:56 PM

 
Abdul Kadir Audah
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One of my favorite from this month finalist. Hope will see it again...Congratulations!

9/14/2004 12:00:17 AM

 
Jean Young

member since: 6/12/2003
 

Congratulations from me too. Great shot with lots of imagination.

Jean

9/14/2004 12:40:58 AM

 
Sharon E. Lowe
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Congrats Laurie - great shot!!

9/14/2004 3:27:25 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

member since: 1/28/2003
 

Is it taken with a fish-eye-lense or manipulated in PS? Great twist and perspective anyway! Congratulations!

9/14/2004 9:04:07 AM

 
Laurie Meehan-Elmer

member since: 10/13/2003
 

Thank you all for your kind comments. Mette, I wish I had a fish-eye-lens! This was shot F22, ISO 200 at 18mm with an 18-70mm lens mounted on my D70. Other than levels, no PS manipulation.

9/14/2004 10:10:49 AM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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I laugh every time I see this. I'm so glad it's a finalist, congratulations, Laurie! I hope it goes higher.

9/14/2004 11:18:47 AM

 
Nancy Grace Chen
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member since: 3/18/2004
 

Very creative, cool perspective! I see a very possible winner here... congrats and good luck!!

Nancy

9/14/2004 7:05:55 PM

 
Laurie Meehan-Elmer

member since: 10/13/2003
 

Patricia and Nancy, Thank you for your generous comments.

9/14/2004 8:45:29 PM

 
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