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Come Fly With Me
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Come Fly With Me
Come Fly With Me
aperture=F/2.8, shutter=1/6400sec, lens=Canon EF 70-200mm F/2.8 IS L USM, location= Puncak, Indonesia, name= Hawk,Local name= Elang Bondol.
These is for The bird shot.. While the Back Ground Clouds is taken with The same lens with F/5.6 but shot from the Cockpit at 35 000 Ft. During Cruising in B737 Position Flight ( No Passengers ).
My aim is to get " Artist Imagination " or "Surreal" Dramatic View..
I found its hard to get proper/matching lighting angle, Tone and DOF to get As Close as possible to real shooting condition, ( From these 2 merged Photos.. ) This is one of my favourite.. Done with PSCS2, ie: Selections, extract,USM, NR, Saturation, Hue, Color Balanced, Resize... Thanks for your comment/suggestions.. appreciate very much...
Contest entry: Digital Darkroom.

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Canon EOS 1D Mark ...

 
 
 
Gail Vitikacs
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    One word...STUNNING...this is outstanding Johnny!

9/8/2006 8:04:29 PM

 
Sheryl A. Hudson
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Johnny, This is stunning! I love the colors and your did an great job of joining the 2 pictures! Best of Luck with this one!!!

9/8/2006 8:35:55 PM

 
Lani J
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Beautiful, Johnny! Well done... I think we maybe seeing it again :o)

9/8/2006 9:59:50 PM

 
Helen N. McHugh
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This is just magnificient, Johnny!!Outstanding work (thanks for sharing)!A winner for sure!!

9/9/2006 1:21:14 AM

 
joyce baldassarre
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This is tremendous! The coloring, effects and of course subject matter all come together beautifully. A winner!!!

9/9/2006 7:26:38 AM

 
Linda Blair
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WOW!!!!!! Absolutely gorgeous!!! Great job on this!!

9/9/2006 8:17:21 AM

 
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Another stunning image. Beautiful.

9/10/2006 2:06:44 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

10/7/2006 4:46:58 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Breathtaking image, Johnny! Love it! ^.^ Kitty

10/12/2006 6:45:54 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Johnny, excellent tones, detail, lighting and clarity.

10/14/2006 7:25:54 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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YES!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS, Johnny!!!! Wonderful!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty

10/26/2006 3:40:26 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful Johnny, congrats!

10/26/2006 5:40:00 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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A magnificent image... Congrats Johnny!

10/26/2006 5:44:17 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Congratulations...and well deserved!

10/26/2006 6:19:17 PM

 
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You got what you wrote here. Nice job!

10/26/2006 8:05:50 PM

 
Donna J. Eaton
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This is a beautiful image Johnny! The light is spectacular and matches perfectly with the bird! Congratulations on your finalist!

10/27/2006 5:43:21 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Awesome finalist, Johnny. I love what you did with this.

10/27/2006 7:38:32 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Congrats on this awesome image!!!!!!:0)

10/27/2006 7:47:18 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on a well deserved finalist Johnny

10/27/2006 8:41:56 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Johnny, congratulations on your finalist.

10/27/2006 8:43:10 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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Awesome finalist Johnny, many congratulations!

10/27/2006 9:28:45 AM

 
Cliff & Patti Smith
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Cngratulations on this fantastic finalist Johnny!

10/27/2006 1:28:00 PM

 
Sharon K. King
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Everything about this is Perfect! Even the title! Congrats!

10/27/2006 1:50:20 PM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Grand award winner, my friend, Johnny!!
Best of luck!

10/27/2006 1:55:50 PM

 
Sheryl A. Hudson
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Congratulations Johnny! I'm happy to see this one! Best of luck in the next round!!!
Sheryl

10/27/2006 8:51:06 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Outstanding winner, Johnny! Congratulations!

10/29/2006 12:45:33 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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A well deserved winner Johnny, congratulations!

10/29/2006 1:24:08 AM

 
Lani J
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Outstanding, Johnny! CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful winner! :o)

10/29/2006 1:47:28 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Teriffic winner, Johnny! Congratulations!

10/29/2006 3:55:39 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Great win Johnny. Congrats to you!

10/29/2006 4:55:03 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Awesome winner Johnny!!! Congrats!! :0)

10/29/2006 6:34:36 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Gorgeous work of art Johnny! The tones are outstanding. This should be in a gallery. Congratulations on your win!

10/29/2006 7:42:56 AM

 
Milan Banik
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Congratulations

10/29/2006 8:49:13 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your beautiful second place winner.

10/29/2006 11:00:19 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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I KNEW IT!!! CONGRATULATIONS!

10/29/2006 11:15:24 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Awesome....congratulations!

10/29/2006 1:14:16 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Stunning winner, Johnny. Big congrats.

10/29/2006 1:42:41 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Johnny, congratulations on your Second Place Win!

10/29/2006 2:41:30 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Johnny!!!

10/29/2006 4:12:45 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Exceptional photography and PS work, Johnny, congratulations!

10/29/2006 5:56:50 PM

 
Mick Burkey
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Congratulations on your win, Johnny! Absolutely stunning! All your hard work really paid off here. Very inspiring.

10/30/2006 12:50:58 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Hey Johnny!!!!! Congratulations!!!! Wonderful job!!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty

10/30/2006 6:43:30 PM

 
Septa Iskandar
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CONGRATULATIONS Om john...!!
Great Fhoto...!!
Beautiful and Wonderful banget...
Mengesankan...

11/6/2006 7:56:02 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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This really is beautiful, congratulations!

11/6/2006 8:40:27 PM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratualtions on your Second Place win, Johnny! Excellent work!

Cathy :)

11/8/2006 10:59:48 AM

 
Lori Carlson
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner Johnny! Great vision! :0)

11/17/2006 11:50:53 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Beautiful.

12/17/2006 5:10:32 PM

 
Robyn Gwilt
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Hey Birdman!!! Another stunning pic - your digital darkroom is great, but the sky and the bird are awesome to start with :) The colours compliment each other and everything just works beautifully. Congrats on your win :)

5/6/2007 11:58:47 AM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Simply awesome!

5/6/2007 5:21:31 PM

 
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