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Puyallup Fair Midway   Featured in PhotoFlash #030
  Puyallup Fair Midway
Puyallup Fair Midway
ISO 100, f/16, 6 seconds, Canon 24-70 lens at 24, tripod. Taken late twilight, shot at slow ISO and small aperture to show the motion of the middle ferris wheel.
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Ric Henry
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    Great picture, John ... love all the colors.

9/13/2005 6:38:01 AM

 
Stephanie A. Laird
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Excellent image John! the colors against the sky are wonderful!

9/13/2005 6:44:17 AM

 
Christy L. Densmore
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I love this image John, the colors are fantastic.

9/13/2005 6:50:27 AM

 
Susan L. Vasquez
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Fantastic John!

9/13/2005 8:51:47 AM

 
John Tubbs
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Thx, Ric, Stephanie, Christy and Susan! I went to the fair specifically looking to do some twilight, long-exposure shots. It proved harder than I thought ... LOL! I walked around for a couple of hours in the afternoon trying to find a good composition in a place where I could set up a tripod and not get trampled. I liked the colors here, but also the Ferris wheel framed by the other circular ride. I drew a lot of quizzical looks from fairgoers trying to figure out what I was doing. A couple of cops actually stopped to ask (just curious, not concerned about anything). Good learning experience!

9/13/2005 9:39:26 AM

 
Autumn Hernandez

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That is an awesome shot! I have been wanting to get down there to do the same thing. (I live like 5 miles away!) So far I've only been able to get there during the day. :) Again, that is beautiful!

9/17/2005 9:13:21 PM

 
John Tubbs
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Thx, Autumn. I'm hoping to get down for another session before the fair is over, but may not make it. My band is playing a festival in Oregon next weekend, and I don't know if I have the time (and energy) during the week!

9/17/2005 9:58:40 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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I'm loving everything about this. I especially like the two circles (ferris wheel and smaller ride). I'm seeing winner all over this one!

10/18/2005 9:46:12 AM

 
John Tubbs
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Thanks, Laura. Sure hope your prognostication is correct...! :^)

10/18/2005 1:30:13 PM

 
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