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A Hand in Music
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
A Hand in Music
A Hand in Music
Set the camera to shutter priority at 1/20 and let the camera determine the aperture. Since this was taken in a coffee house, I was not able to use my tripod. No flash, 28-105 Canon USM lens.
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April Bryant
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    Nice show of motion, Paula.

12/15/2004 6:13:47 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Wonderful shot Paula! I like the action of the hand.

12/15/2004 6:40:12 AM

 
Jessica McCollam
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Neat shot, Paula! Love the way you captured the movement of his hand!

12/15/2004 7:52:20 AM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Very cool! -K

12/15/2004 8:06:11 AM

 
Gerda Grice
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Fascinating image of a musician at work, Paula!

12/15/2004 12:03:08 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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I love how you filled the frame and captured the movement of his hands. Great job Paula.

12/15/2004 4:46:06 PM

 
Paula Showen
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Thank you all, very much! I am so happy you like it and appreciate your comments!

12/15/2004 5:05:28 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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Fantastic image Paula, great job!!!

12/15/2004 9:50:06 PM

 
T Cristaudo

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Love the blur,Paula. shows the motion

12/18/2004 7:25:05 PM

 
Roseann E. Dreasher
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All I have to say is this image better win or else I will think the elves are playing favorites! FABULOUS PAULA!!!

12/19/2004 12:01:50 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Terrific image Paula, the comp and motion are great!!!

12/19/2004 4:34:46 PM

 
Roseann E. Dreasher
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I stick by my comment above!!! This is a winner! Congrats GF!!!

1/18/2005 5:36:57 AM

 
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You had a pretty good December :0) Congrats and good luck Paula!

1/18/2005 8:26:04 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Excellent results of your hard work, Paula! Congratulations all around!

1/18/2005 9:14:59 AM

 
Jessica McCollam
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Congrats!!!!:)

1/18/2005 9:30:46 AM

 
Gerda Grice
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I'm delighted to see this wonderful image as a finalist, Paula! All the best in the final round!

1/18/2005 10:34:26 AM

 
Paula Showen
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Thank you all, very much! I really do appreciate your wonderful comments and wishes!

1/18/2005 2:50:54 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Wonderful capture, Paula! Congratulations again!

1/18/2005 6:45:04 PM

 
Paula Showen
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Thank you, Debra!

1/18/2005 6:55:45 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS once again, Paula!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

1/18/2005 7:09:28 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations again Paula!!!!

1/18/2005 7:15:26 PM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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I loved this the first time around, and love again. Congratulations Paula!

1/18/2005 8:07:47 PM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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I loved this the first time around, and love again. Congratulations Paula!

1/18/2005 8:07:48 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations On Your Finalist Paula!!

1/19/2005 4:05:59 PM

 
S  J
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Many congrats on this beautiful second place win, Paula!!

1/20/2005 2:27:47 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Hearty congrats on your win, Paula!

-Debby

1/20/2005 4:09:35 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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I've gotta "hand" it to you, Paula!! Nicely done...love the blue of the hand suggesting movement! Big congrats to you!!

1/20/2005 5:15:48 AM

 
Roseann E. Dreasher
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YES!!!! Congrats!! (those damn little elves are off the hook now..)

1/20/2005 5:21:18 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations to you on your win Paula!!!!

1/20/2005 5:22:01 AM

 
Francis Cailles
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Congrats, Paula. Excellent shot, and unbelievably creative. A shot like this is waaaaay waaaaay beyond me. Incredible!

1/20/2005 5:22:53 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Congrats to you, Paula, awesome image!

1/20/2005 5:49:09 AM

 
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Congratulations on your win Paula!

1/20/2005 7:20:54 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats, Paula!

1/20/2005 8:17:54 AM

 
Gerda Grice
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I'm delighted to see this wonderful image as a winner, Paula! Congratulations!

1/20/2005 8:33:29 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Congratulations Paula! Well deserved!

1/20/2005 8:38:10 AM

 
T Cristaudo

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I KNEW it! You are the best! Congratulations!

1/20/2005 9:35:34 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations To You Paula!!!!!!

1/20/2005 10:43:17 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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A big congrats to you Paula, whoooooooooooo hoooooooooooooo!!!!

1/20/2005 10:49:10 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Paula, on your Second Place win and a job well done!
Much Aloha,
Stan

1/20/2005 3:38:12 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations, Paula!!

1/20/2005 4:36:35 PM

 
William C. Raco
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What an excellent photo, Paula.
Very deserving win.
Congratulations,

bill

1/20/2005 7:51:07 PM

 
Kip T. Berger
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Congratulations Paula! Nice capture! :)

1/21/2005 3:41:25 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your win, Paula!

1/21/2005 11:52:37 PM

 
Paula Showen
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Thank you everyone, for your kind comments and support!

1/22/2005 12:13:31 AM

 
Dawn Evans
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congrad awesome photo =

1/23/2005 8:32:57 AM

 
Leonard Pierce
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Congratulations on your Second Place win Paula!!!

1/23/2005 7:44:36 PM

 
Rick Riddle
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Fantastic Photo Paula Congrats.

1/24/2005 5:56:33 PM

 
Paula Showen
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Thanks everyone! It's so nice to get such kind remarks! I really appreciate you taking the time to comment!

1/24/2005 6:01:00 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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I love how you captured the moving hand, not an easy thing to do. Well done and belated congrats on your winner, Paula.

4/12/2009 7:02:05 AM

 
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