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Bump 'n' Jump
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner
 
Bump 'n' Jump
Bump 'n' Jump
This is a real photo. There is no digital manipulation. Studio, EF 35mm f/1.4L, f/11, ISO 200, 1/250

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Brenda c. McFarland
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    This is a cool picture! How did you get that fish to fly so high? You really must have scared him out of there!lol.

2/5/2007 10:01:30 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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Amazing capture Jorge! WOW!

2/5/2007 10:20:49 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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LOL - fantastic - cool shot, Jorge!

2/5/2007 10:58:02 AM

 
Joan Powell
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Love it !!! How many times did you have to bump before you got the jump ???

2/5/2007 11:06:24 AM

 
maria I. Warren
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very cool nice job

2/5/2007 11:58:49 AM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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This is fantastic!!! But please tell me the fish was not harmed!!!

2/5/2007 12:01:46 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Nice capture, and I hope he was ok!

2/5/2007 12:27:57 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Absolutely wonderful!!! A real winner! Great color, clarity and composition. Poor little fish looks scared--great expression! How did you do this, Jorge???? ---Lisa

2/5/2007 6:28:24 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Fantastic capture.

2/5/2007 7:42:17 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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I'm speechless. You're really having fun with this, aren't you? And we're so glad you are because the results are amazing and very fun. Keep it up.

2/5/2007 9:01:21 PM

 
Lani J
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Wow! Amazing shot -- I hope we see it again! :)

2/5/2007 10:28:12 PM

 
Kathy Radford
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What a fantastic shot. Hope this is a winner. Very unusual shot and a great capture. Kathy in NH

2/6/2007 3:03:14 AM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Awesome shot Jorge!! A winner for sure!!!

2/6/2007 8:52:02 AM

 
Carol McCants
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Outstanding photo! Looks like a winner to me.

2/16/2007 4:42:05 PM

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

3/23/2007 4:49:10 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Brilliant work, Jorge!
Congratulations on this eye-catching finalist, and best of luck to you in the next round!

3/24/2007 1:17:05 AM

 
Piotr M. Organa
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Good luck, fish! Good luck, Jorge!

3/24/2007 3:35:12 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Big congrats Jorge. Fantastic image and congratulations on your WINNER!

3/24/2007 6:12:18 PM

 
Elizabeth J. Bernier
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Brilliant!!! Perfection...excellent work...you should be very proud Jorge!!!Many congrats to you...I am not surprised to see this one in top honor!!!

3/24/2007 6:13:20 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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not sure how you got him to jump but it is an amazing winner

3/24/2007 6:42:48 PM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Congratulations!!! WTG!!!

3/24/2007 6:50:33 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your wonderful first place winner.

3/24/2007 7:06:00 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Jorge, excellent colors, detail, clarity and timing; big congratulations on your First Place Win.

3/24/2007 7:16:47 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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I would really like to hear how you got the fish to jump out!
Awesome shot!!! Congratulations!

3/24/2007 7:22:37 PM

 
Sue L. Cullumber
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Jorge, Very cool, but I hope your fish is taking it easy now after all the hard work!! LOL - congrats!

3/24/2007 7:35:53 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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A huge CONGRATULATIONS for your First Place Award, Jorge!
You and the jumper certainly earned it!!!

3/24/2007 9:06:18 PM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Congratulations on your first place win and this wonderful, light-hearted image, Jorge.

3/25/2007 2:24:20 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful capture and colors, hope the fish enjoyed the fun and now the fame. Congrats on your first place win. Great title too!

3/25/2007 6:02:43 AM

 
Jo Vollstedt

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Congratulations on your win! Great use of color.

3/25/2007 6:56:51 AM

 
Karamatullah Danyal
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Congrats Jorge on a first place win. Well the demand seems overwhelming and I would like to add another request. How did you accomplish this feat. Please tell.

3/25/2007 8:24:47 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations on this incredible First Place Win, Jorge!

3/25/2007 8:25:08 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Congrats Jorge in your outstanding first prize winner.

3/25/2007 8:25:34 AM

 
Mary  Clarke
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Congratulations on this amazing First place winner

3/25/2007 3:40:26 PM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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Cool photo, Jorge! Congratulations on the 1st place win!

3/25/2007 5:22:20 PM

 
Milan Banik
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wonderful shot ,Congratulations

3/26/2007 4:30:12 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Congratulations on your win!

3/26/2007 9:41:58 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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An amazing winning photo, Jorge! Congratulations!

3/26/2007 11:13:08 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your win Jorge, this is very creative. It reminds me of a CAT IN THE HAT story. Well done!!

3/26/2007 1:34:55 PM

 
Kholoud M. 
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wow!amazing :))
Congratulations^_^

3/26/2007 7:06:16 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Congratulations on this awesome winner! Since you haven't revealed your "secret", I am guessing you had the fish in a bowl of water and poured it into the fish bowl. I imagine it took a few "takes" to get this amazing capture. Am I close???

4/5/2007 12:45:34 PM

 
Julie Christiansen
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Congrats. How did you do this.
AWESOME.

4/13/2007 7:41:52 AM

 
Eleanor Caputo
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That is a remarkable capture. I would love to know how you made such a splash without breaking that bowl. Top notch stuff here. congratulations!!!

4/15/2007 7:40:49 AM

 
Stephanie R. Markel
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This is OUTSTANDING! How on earth did you manage to capture this!? Im utterly amazed. And I'm totally in lvoe with the colors!

4/16/2007 5:47:41 AM

 
Roy M. Viera
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Incredible capture dude. Outstanding.

4/25/2007 8:00:22 PM

 
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