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FINALIST: January 2008

Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM Lens

Tripod mounted, exposure: ISO 100, F22 @ 1/30 sec.
Photo taken today, Friday January 25th @ 9:30am, just 1.5 hours ago!

This one is hot of the CF card.

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    Love the POV and the rich colors. :O)

1/25/2008 2:18:04 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Great image here, Les, love the colours.


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1/25/2008 2:27:54 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Great bold color and perspective, Les! :)

1/25/2008 2:32:43 AM

 
Joy Rector
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love the POV

1/25/2008 2:34:52 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Cool EOD shot Les! Dramatic impact by the POV and colors.

1/25/2008 3:10:52 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great colors & angle!

1/25/2008 3:37:26 AM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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I love great architectural shots and this is especially a very interesting one, Les! Beautiful reds against that lovely blue sky, too.

1/25/2008 3:55:01 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Definitely qualifies in the Unique Eye category and John is going to love it! POV, design, colors--all wow :)

1/25/2008 4:32:41 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Cool capture and pov, Les. Great color and clarity. Peter

1/25/2008 5:10:50 AM

 
John Caruso
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Ooohhh, I'm envious, Les! What a great photo...I just love the red against the blue, and, of course, that fab POV! Well done, sir, well done.

1/25/2008 6:58:27 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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This is just AWESOME Les!!! What a unique and very interesting image!! Love the red against the blue sky too!! WOW :0)

1/25/2008 8:13:59 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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FYI: This is a very big chair.

1/25/2008 8:44:12 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Stunning pov and colors and lens choice..!!

1/25/2008 5:25:23 PM

 
paola A. Jofre
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Ahh this is a great image Les!! truly the contrast of the red chair against the sky is so dramatic. The perspective as well heightens makes it even more dramatic.
Ikea seats, gotta love them. My kids own a few :) Aren't they cute :)

1/26/2008 6:21:41 PM

 
Sue McLeod
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GREAT image, Les!! Love the POV & contrasting colours... now if only there were a giant can of Heineken around somewhere! lol

1/27/2008 7:19:22 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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You found the Jolly Green Giant's chair! Wonderful colors and capture!

1/29/2008 10:22:45 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your wonderful finalist Les :o)

2/22/2008 2:13:11 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Told you it was WOW! Congratulations on your finalist, Les.

2/22/2008 2:27:23 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congrats Les!

2/22/2008 5:48:19 PM

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

2/22/2008 9:05:41 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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I think this big red chair is gonna go gold...Congrats on your Finalist!

2/22/2008 9:25:16 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

2/23/2008 3:29:17 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Congratulations on this stunning finalist Les! I am especially pleased, as you can imagine, for this one (of your 5 this month!)...go Sweden go!

:-)

2/23/2008 3:39:11 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations on another great finalist Les!

2/23/2008 8:37:40 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Love it!!! CONGRATS AGAIN :0)

2/23/2008 9:46:01 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Don't know how I missed THIS one, Les! It's now my all-time fav of yours! BIG CONGRATS!

2/24/2008 9:43:37 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Nice perspective, Les, Congrats.

2/24/2008 12:44:57 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Glad to see this one make it, Les! Congratulations!

2/24/2008 2:29:00 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congrats on your GOLD Les!!! Beautiful!

2/26/2008 12:41:37 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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No surprise here, Les! BIG CONGRATS ON ALL YOUR WINNERS!

2/26/2008 12:41:57 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Congratulations on the Gold Les!!! I was just looking through my Jan faves and this was my pick of yours (even though it was hard to narrow down)! I'm feeling pretty smart right about now - LOL! YOU ROCK!!

2/26/2008 12:42:12 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big Big congrats on your win Les :O)

2/26/2008 12:42:37 PM

 
Dr Silly
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Congrats Les on your GOLD for this fun photo. :O)

2/26/2008 12:51:52 PM

 
Danielle Fuller
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YAAAAYYYYY Les!!!! Great job on this and congrats on your gold!!!!

2/26/2008 1:02:56 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Congratulations on the gold here, Les. Great shot!

2/26/2008 1:06:04 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Yea...I was right!!! Congrats Les :)

2/26/2008 1:17:32 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations on your Win!!!!

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2/26/2008 1:25:15 PM

 
Lee Canham
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You make others proud and stand as tall as your chair Les...Congratulations on your well deserved win and win win.

2/26/2008 1:40:10 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Congratulations on this awesome WINNER!!

2/26/2008 1:52:32 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Cool find, great perspective and comp, congratulations on your win!

2/26/2008 2:12:42 PM

 
Sue McLeod
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Big Congratulations Les! :)

2/26/2008 2:17:19 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Of course it's a winner; you shot it on my birthday. ;) Love this image, Les! Amazing color and POV. Big congrats on your win!

2/26/2008 2:17:56 PM

 
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I understand, Les, that you got 3 wins! A very hearty congrats!! I'll tip 3 for you ... :-)

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2/26/2008 2:29:39 PM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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It's a great perspective and awesome win, Les! Congratulations!

2/26/2008 3:32:55 PM

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

2/26/2008 3:53:23 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations on your win Les!

2/26/2008 4:15:40 PM

 
Maria Zammit
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner Les.

2/26/2008 5:09:29 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Yes!!!!!!! Huge Congratulations on your Win, Les!!

2/26/2008 5:16:48 PM

 
William F. Clair
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A big win...or should I say WINNERS. Bravo!!!

2/26/2008 6:55:13 PM

 
Susana Heide
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I've been meaning to comment on this for ages Les because I knew it had the potential to be here!!! So now I want to send a HUGE CONGRATS out to you!!! Your skill and talent are clearly displayed once again!!

2/26/2008 8:26:12 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Les!!!!!

2/26/2008 8:52:37 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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...and congratulations again!

2/26/2008 11:02:18 PM

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

2/26/2008 11:50:23 PM

 
Ed Heaton
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Excellent work Les and Congrats on your Win!

2/27/2008 3:49:06 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Les, congratulations on your THREE golds this month!

2/27/2008 6:52:20 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Great month Les and congratulation on this and your other winners. WTG my friend.

2/27/2008 8:02:02 AM

 
Carol Teal
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Great image and POV. Is this chair as large as it appears? Congrats on your win!

2/27/2008 3:30:28 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations on your great win Les...

2/27/2008 3:39:59 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Fantastic shot, Les!!! Big congratulations!

2/27/2008 5:21:43 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing winner, Les!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

2/27/2008 7:06:04 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations!

2/28/2008 6:42:59 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Congratulations to you on this bold, bright winner, Les!!!

2/28/2008 11:41:07 AM

 
Sheryl A. Hudson
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Congratulations Les!

2/28/2008 11:02:47 PM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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FANTASTIC image, Les!! I LOVE the bright, bold colours against the LOVELY blue sky...and the lighting, details, point of view AND composition are all OUTSTANDING!! It was MOST deserving of its Second Place award, so CONGRATULATIONS!! :o)

3/5/2008 7:27:21 AM

 
Kcalpesh B. Ajugia
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Congratulations. Nicely done...

3/10/2008 9:05:54 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Les on your Win!

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3/14/2008 3:47:07 AM

 
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