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Going For It
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Going For It
Going For It
1/400, f/6.3, ISO-250
© Erica Murphy
Canon EOS 1D Mark ...
 
 
 
William88 
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    Proud to be the first to comment on this fabulous photo, TOO.
I like this one.

8/8/2006 9:55:08 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Many thanks William for your kind words.

Erica

8/14/2006 4:42:31 PM

 
S P Mukherji
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Stunning action capture Erica!! As usual!!

8/19/2006 8:58:44 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you very much SP!

8/19/2006 11:35:16 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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Astonishing capture!!!! Seems like you are right there with him!!!! Excellent!!!

8/21/2006 11:06:43 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks a bunch Chastity! These waves break right on the shore, so I really was right there with him.

Erica

8/21/2006 11:09:48 PM

 
Crystal L. Craig
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Absolutely awesome capture Erica! Incredible timing, great composure, perfect exposure! Excellent work! And a huge congrats for making finalist!

2/24/2007 12:13:44 PM

 
Christy Nichols
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Amazing capture, congrats Erica!

2/24/2007 12:39:33 PM

 
Terry L. McKaig

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This sure looks refreshing to me!
Great capture Erica!
Congratulations on finalist!

2/24/2007 1:19:21 PM

 
Arlene Krassner
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You caught the moment Erica. Congratulations on finalist status.

2/24/2007 3:01:07 PM

 
Anna Diederich
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Congrats on your finalist Erica!! Excellent capture!

2/24/2007 3:16:08 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round.

2/24/2007 5:56:10 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Big THANKS to ALL for the wonderful and supportive comments!

Erica

2/24/2007 7:37:11 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations again, Erica! A very exciting finalist!

2/25/2007 7:27:45 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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So nice of you to comment Terry. Thank you!

Erica

2/25/2007 12:00:08 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations Erica..awesome image!

2/25/2007 12:03:23 PM

 
Sarah Goblot
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Love the expression on his face ERica! Congratulations, again. :)

2/25/2007 2:37:53 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Great action capture Erica, congratulations!

2/25/2007 5:36:01 PM

 
Meg Campbell-Back
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Erica this is awesome! beautiful use of light...

2/25/2007 5:52:19 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank so much Cyn, Sarah, Donna, and Meg!!! Much appreciated.

Erica

2/26/2007 7:49:45 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations to you, Erica!!

2/27/2007 1:06:38 PM

 
Chastity Abbott
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This is SUPER COOL!!!!!! Awesome and huge congrats! :)

2/27/2007 1:37:05 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations again, Erica! Another awesome Second Place win!

2/27/2007 2:19:27 PM

 
LENA U. FRIEDMAN
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Wow!!!! 2 gold winners!!!! A huge CONGRATULATIONS!!!1

2/27/2007 4:49:57 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Woohoo Erica two!! WTG congratulations!!

2/27/2007 5:02:06 PM

 
JOHN V. ROSCICH
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VERY COOL ERICA
CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN
JOHN

2/27/2007 6:55:44 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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A BIG thanks to ALL of you for taking the time to leave such nice comments!!

Erica

2/27/2007 7:29:54 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Another AWESOME WINNER Erica!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! WTG :0)

2/27/2007 8:40:05 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you Datha!!

Erica

2/27/2007 9:10:49 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Erica on your fabulous and double win...Dominick

2/27/2007 10:31:49 PM

 
Christy Nichols
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Congratulations Erica, this is an amazing photo, and it soooo deserved to win!!!

2/28/2007 10:36:00 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you Dominick and Christy!

Erica

2/28/2007 10:57:34 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Erica, great capture; congratulations on your Second Place Win!

2/28/2007 4:44:45 PM

 
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Girlfren.... YOU RULE!! AWESOME WORK!! (as always) :D Congratulations!!

2/28/2007 5:12:23 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks Janine and Shesh!!

Erica

2/28/2007 6:26:51 PM

 
Terry L. McKaig

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CONGRATULATIONS ERICA!!!!!!!!!!!!

2/28/2007 9:02:17 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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You nailed this one! Awesome capture Erica! A big congratulations on your win!

3/1/2007 7:20:30 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks so much Terry and Jill!

Erica

3/1/2007 8:22:45 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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I didn't see this one earlier...belated congratulations on this great capture, Erica!! Looks like the right at the Wedge in the morning?

3/2/2007 10:29:17 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks Robert! I admit, you're the one who inspired me to get down there and shoot some photos. It's one of my favorite spots now, though I still don't go very often.

3/2/2007 10:43:28 PM

 
Regina  L. Rickert
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Another very deserving winner! Congratulations Erica!

3/3/2007 9:05:33 PM

 
Bill Houghton
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This is truely a great shot Erica. Congratulations. Bill

8/13/2007 10:58:55 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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SPECTACULAR!!!
Your gallery amazes me! Such WOW factor, Erica!!!
---Lisa

9/25/2007 11:21:45 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you VERY much Lexi, Bill and Lisa!!

Erica

9/25/2007 11:39:29 AM

 
Brook Burling
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WOW check out this shot! A big Congrats as your work is Excellent.

10/15/2007 8:51:13 AM

 
Howard B. Cheek
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Excellent action capture Erica, the POV is perfect..Where were you to get this one? In the water?
Howard

12/17/2007 4:00:22 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks Brook and Howard!

I was on the shore Howard. This was at the Wedge in Newport Beach where the waves break big close to shore.

Erica

12/17/2007 4:06:22 PM

 
Michele Margutti

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simply fantastic

3/25/2008 10:53:08 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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Beautifully done Erica. Thanks for your comment on my little Warbler. Bill

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4/20/2008 3:33:51 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you Michele and Bill!

Erica

4/20/2008 8:45:31 AM

 
Scott A. McDaniel
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Gotta love sponging at the wedge. Great capture!

4/25/2008 10:28:29 PM

 
Yves Rubin
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Simply the best!

5/18/2008 9:02:50 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you Scott and Yves! I appreciate it!

Erica

5/18/2008 9:20:22 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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Outstanding winner Erica. Beautiful job. Bill

2/16/2009 3:16:05 AM

 
Robert Jensen
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Outstanding capture

7/1/2011 4:24:35 PM

 
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