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Hot In The City
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FINALIST: January 2008
It’s a rite of summer….everyday hordes of kids flock to the fountain to play in the water.
Location: Federal Square - Bern, Switzerland
There are 26 jets, which shoot water up to a height of 13-feet.

Photo taken August 2007

Canon EF 28-300 f/3.5-5.6L IS + B&W Polarizing filter


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Canon EOS 20D Digi...

 
 
 
Pat Gamwell
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    Fabulous shot, Les! The defined water sprays are incredible!

1/11/2008 1:10:59 AM

 
Cheryle J. Himes

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Great capture.

1/11/2008 1:17:42 AM

 
Jacob S. Maentz
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This looks like a lot of fun.

1/11/2008 1:28:17 AM

 
Sheryl Worboys

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what a fantastic capture:)

1/11/2008 1:30:24 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Great image of fun here, Les.


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1/11/2008 1:46:12 AM

 
Paul Michko
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COOL shot, Les.

1/11/2008 1:47:29 AM

 
Joy Rector
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awesome, great capture

1/11/2008 2:34:51 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Superb work, Les. It's an invigorating way to start the morning for me...looking at this, that is!
Michelle

1/11/2008 2:44:19 AM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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What a great picture--fun and architecture all in the same shot, how often does THAT happen!!

1/11/2008 3:07:08 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Very refreshing looking, Les. I love the exuberance and energy you have captured here and the way the water spray creates softens the lines of the building and lets us see it as if through a veil. Great MT entry!

1/11/2008 3:23:33 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Great pov & mood!

1/11/2008 3:35:21 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Love all the fountain shots. Great moment captured here Les. Looks like so much fun. I'd be tempted myself even though I'm supposed to be "grown up."

1/11/2008 3:36:59 AM

 
Rhonda Burger
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What fun. Brings back WARM memories...lol Much needed today.
Great lighting and action Les. Rhonda

1/11/2008 3:56:07 AM

 
Rhonda Burger
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What fun. Brings back WARM memories...lol Much needed today.
Great lighting and action Les. Rhonda

1/11/2008 3:56:29 AM

 
Ken Smith
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I like how you're frozen the drops...I can go for some warm weather about now. Excellent shot, Les!

1/11/2008 3:57:11 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Perfection Les!!!! :0)

1/11/2008 4:28:32 AM

 
Zaida Gamiet
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LOVE IT!
Excellent capture and a beautiful scene

1/11/2008 5:46:22 AM

 
John Caruso
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Shame on you, Les, for hiding this one for so long. It's so dynamic, and the photographic tension created with the children in the back is wonderful!

1/11/2008 8:12:14 AM

 
Marina Moore
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This is great!!!!! Excellent capture!!! :)

1/12/2008 10:39:07 AM

 
Paul Goodman
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wonderful image les, love the action,

1/12/2008 8:02:01 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Stunningly beautiful capture!!

1/12/2008 9:26:36 PM

 
Chris  Henning
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Cool image! I love the action and the spray of the water is fantastic. Fun, fun capture! I think winner!

1/12/2008 9:44:24 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Cool shot, Les! No pun intended ;). Great capture of the action!

1/13/2008 4:49:00 PM

 
Erika  Haight
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Nice job on another EP Les!!! :0) erika

1/14/2008 9:28:49 AM

 
Denise Kappa
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Wonderful photo - it makes one smile :)

1/17/2008 3:27:17 PM

 
Pauline M. Edwards

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Nice shot, it looks like a painting

1/18/2008 7:21:09 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on another amazing finalist Les :O)

2/22/2008 3:55:32 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Just a wonderful theme shot, Les. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round.

2/22/2008 5:22:53 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congratulations on your Finalist for this Les...wonderful fun image!

2/22/2008 5:54:10 PM

 
Marina Moore
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Congratulations Les!!! This is the greatest capture ever! :)

2/22/2008 6:16:35 PM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congratulations on another wonderful finalist!

2/22/2008 7:00:25 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Les!!

2/22/2008 7:23:28 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Beautiful Les! Congrats!

2/22/2008 8:08:24 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!!!!!

2/22/2008 10:31:02 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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This is indeed fun - congratulations on another lovely finalist!

2/23/2008 4:10:50 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

2/23/2008 4:45:06 AM

 
Ken Smith
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You had a great month. Congrats again!

2/23/2008 11:11:32 AM

 
Christian Rosito
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This is beautiful, congratulations on this pretty finalist.

2/23/2008 12:20:08 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations!!

2/24/2008 9:19:49 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Les when are you going to give lessons. Congrats on this and all yours in multiple categories.

2/24/2008 1:44:21 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Ah, one to make us yearn for summer! Congratulations!

2/24/2008 2:29:30 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations AGAIN ;) WTG Les!!!

2/25/2008 9:52:39 PM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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One to make us yearn for summer, Chris? How about yearn for youth? Sigh... A great shot and spontaneous shot, Les! Congratulations on your finalist!

2/25/2008 10:54:53 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congrats Les! I am expecting to see this one in the winners circle!!!

2/26/2008 9:55:34 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congrats on your GOLD Les!!! Marvelous capture!

2/26/2008 12:34:51 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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WoW !!! Tripple win ??? Awesome !!! Huge congrats Les :O)

2/26/2008 12:53:32 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats Les!

2/26/2008 12:58:17 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Congratulations on another gold Les!!!

2/26/2008 1:06:48 PM

 
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Congratulations again Les for a wonderful photo that made it to the GOLD. :O)

2/26/2008 1:14:02 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats, Les, on this sensational WINNER!!! :)

2/26/2008 1:17:17 PM

 
Danielle Fuller
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Again Les???? You go!!!!! Wonderful job on this and very deserving of gold!!!

2/26/2008 1:22:05 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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WTG Les!!! Big congrats on another awesome winner!!

2/26/2008 1:23:25 PM

 
Lee Canham
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CONGRAT-You know the rest-LATIONS ..
Excellence all the way..Well Done Les.

2/26/2008 1:37:53 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations on your Win!!!!

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2/26/2008 1:53:06 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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I'm getting tired of seeing your name, Les!! .. :-)

Well done!

Bob

2/26/2008 2:36:43 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations on your stunning winner, Les!

2/26/2008 3:02:57 PM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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Wonderful, Les! Congratulations again on your 2nd place gold!

2/26/2008 3:49:55 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner, Les.

2/26/2008 4:30:59 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Congratulations on thie fantastic winner, Les. Love the effects and the composition is so much fun.
Michelle

2/26/2008 4:49:43 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Huge Congratulations on your Win, Les!! Wow!! A triple treat this month!!!!!!!

2/26/2008 5:52:45 PM

 
Anna Diederich
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Congratulations Les!

2/26/2008 6:00:54 PM

 
Marie Fields
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Terrific image, Les! Congratulations on all your finalists and Wins! You're on fire! :)

2/26/2008 6:28:35 PM

 
Jane M
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Excellent image. A very deserved gold pick!

2/26/2008 6:38:04 PM

 
William F. Clair
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One of the best!!! I knew this would win when you first posted it.

2/26/2008 8:06:07 PM

 
Susana Heide
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THREE GOLDS for you Les and definitely well deserved!!! Sending you a hearty congrats!!!!

2/26/2008 8:32:27 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congrats again Les!!!!!

2/26/2008 9:22:57 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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...and congratulations again!

2/26/2008 11:04:26 PM

 
Carol Teal
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It certainly looks fun! Congrats on your winning image Les!

2/26/2008 11:46:46 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big, big congrats Les for your outstanding second prize winner.

2/27/2008 1:04:51 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Les on your Win!

Dominick

2/27/2008 1:52:00 AM

 
Ed Heaton
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Again well done Les and Congrats on your Win!

2/27/2008 4:11:00 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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You'll need to jump into the fountain yourself, to cool down---you're on fire this month! Congratulations!

2/27/2008 6:57:22 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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A triple win but I disagree with Chris stay hot my friend, Huge congrats for all your well deserved wins Les.

2/27/2008 8:17:37 AM

 
Chris  Henning
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Congrats on your gold, Les, I knew this was a winner!

2/27/2008 8:46:39 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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Great capture, Les!!! Congratulations again!

2/27/2008 5:44:27 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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WOW! Congratulations!

2/28/2008 6:52:41 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Congrats yet again, Les!!!

2/28/2008 12:20:19 PM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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WOW, Les - this image is SO-O deserving of its Second Place award!! I absolutely L-O-V-E it...and I wish you BIG congratulations!! :o)

3/5/2008 7:32:05 AM

 
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Cool image!Congratulations!!!

5/17/2008 12:55:33 PM

 
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