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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner
 
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After 3 nights of seeing these curves on Phuket, Thailand, I finally brought my camera along for an evening session.
© Peter Stanley
Nikon D50 Digital ...
 
 
 
Virginia L. Allison
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    I like this. It looks like it should be done in neon lights. Great capture.

2/27/2006 6:54:22 PM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Congratulations, Peter. Well done.

7/26/2006 9:54:44 AM

 
She-She Killough
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And it was WELL worth it Peter! Great image and a big Congratulations to you!!

7/27/2006 11:37:41 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Congratulations on your win, Peter.

7/28/2006 12:04:27 AM

 
Gregg Johnstun
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This is really a tremendous capture. I'm happy for you. The photo is deserving. Congratulations.

7/28/2006 12:10:26 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Fantastic Peter!! Congratulations on this wonderful first prize!

7/28/2006 12:39:36 AM

 
Peter Stanley
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WOW! Thank you all for your kind words. I entered this photo a few months ago then the June theme came up so into the contest it went again. What a cool surprise!

7/28/2006 2:48:54 AM

 
VISHVAJIT JUIKAR
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Congrats Peter !
Can you tell me how did you do that?
what are the settings you used to shoot this image?

Once again Hearty congrats...
Vishvajit

7/28/2006 4:56:28 AM

 
Daniel G. Flocke
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Peter - Congratulations on your 1st Place Winner!!!

~Daniel

7/28/2006 5:23:07 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Peter on your excellent winning image! Jeff

7/28/2006 6:58:27 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your 1st place winner.

7/28/2006 7:05:22 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Fantastic exposure Peter. Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN!

7/28/2006 7:42:21 AM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulations, Peter, on your first place win!

7/28/2006 8:05:56 AM

 
Monika Sapek
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Congratulations on your First Place Win, Peter!
Monika

7/28/2006 8:29:01 AM

 
Mick Burkey
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Congrtulations on the win, Peter. Wonderful shot!!

7/28/2006 9:12:42 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Absolutely fantastic capture, Peter and congratulations on your first place win!!!!

7/28/2006 10:17:07 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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Congratulations, for this much deserving win!!!!

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7/28/2006 10:41:01 AM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations on your first place win!!!

7/28/2006 12:50:45 PM

 
Serena Pierce

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Awesome capture! Congratulations!!

7/28/2006 1:33:20 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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Congratulations, Peter! What great lines! Lorri

7/28/2006 7:07:17 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your win...great curves to catch nite light

7/29/2006 10:05:25 AM

 
Mary  Clarke
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Congratulations on this First Place winner Peter

7/29/2006 4:40:19 PM

 
Peter Stanley
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You've all inpsired me to get out and shoot today. Thanks for the kind words.
Visvajit, here are the details:
No flash, Focal length 55mm, F22, 8 seconds (tripod), Center weighted metering.
I had to play with the exposure depending on if I was shooting tail lights or more direct headlights. Here's an example of what happened with headlights in the shot...

7/29/2006 8:14:25 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations on your first place win...great image!!

7/30/2006 6:36:42 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Peter, congratulations on your First Place win.

7/30/2006 9:28:28 PM

 
Peter Stanley
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Thanks Cyn and Janine. I really enjoy your shots. "Showin Off" great lighting and composition, "Shake it Up", increadible freeze of time (with just enough motion).

8/2/2006 7:22:43 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Very cool, a big congratulations on your first place win!

8/3/2006 3:09:37 PM

 
Donna J. Eaton
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Simply an amazing shot! It is just perfect! Congratulations on your win!!!

8/3/2006 3:12:21 PM

 
Richard D. Cox

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A well deserved win. Awesome lighing and comp. Congrats.

8/4/2006 12:03:17 PM

 
Peter Stanley
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Thank you Donna P, Donna E and Richard. Your comments are very much appreciated.

8/6/2006 8:56:06 AM

 
Jonna Bergström

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Congratulations on this great win!!

8/8/2006 1:36:49 AM

 
Tomas Widow
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Felicitaciones Peter por el premio, fantástica foto. Además ese lugar fue uno de los más afectados por el Tsunami, lo cual le da más valor. Como esta ahora?

8/16/2006 5:02:18 PM

 
Mike Valeriani
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This is talking real photography and image composition. Congratulations!

8/22/2006 9:42:26 AM

 
Peter Stanley
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Thank you ALL. I've looked through many of your galleries and am trully blown away. To be in such company is motivational to say the least! Infact, last night I spent 4 hours shooting here in Bangkok and may have just got a couple nice ones out of it. Time to delete and add to the gallery...

8/24/2006 6:26:36 AM

 
Alen Masic
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Great picture and congradulations on first place :)

9/11/2006 4:39:43 PM

 
Peter Stanley
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Thanks Alen,
I really like the colors in your "green river", hope to see it in the landscape contest.

9/24/2006 5:22:09 AM

 
Vikram Jamwal
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Wonderfully done shot Peter!!!

9/21/2007 8:01:53 PM

 
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