Stars and Stripes Forever

© Joseph T. Pilonero

Stars and Stripes Forever

Rona L. Schwarz Student 5/31/2010 11:41:57 AM

I briefly saw this earlier, but had no time to comment...I think this is marvelous TED - I really expected to see it again today as a POTD! You must have had fun setting it up - thanks for sharing how you did it! #1273992

Birgit Tyrrell 6/2/2010 8:12:17 AM

This is really good! What type of lens did you use for this, a macro? #8660059

Carol Eade 6/7/2010 3:11:44 PM

Wonderful finalist, Ted, congratulations! #8672480

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 6/7/2010 3:40:49 PM

This is brilliant......super congrats on a fantastic finalist.....WTG Ted, good luck in the next round :-) #8672746

Sherran Andersen 6/7/2010 3:42:56 PM

Congrats Ted. #8672778

Rona L. Schwarz 6/7/2010 3:43:21 PM

Excellent! So glad the judges rewarded this, TED, it really is marvelous. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Finalist and good luck in the next round! #8672782

Dianna Murphy 6/7/2010 6:06:35 PM

A big warm congratulations and High five on your finalist. Wonderful work. Good luck in the quest for the GOLD!!!!!!!!!!!! Dianna #8674342

Sam Britt 6/7/2010 7:15:32 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist! #8675226

Karen Celella 6/8/2010 5:28:52 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, TED! Hope to see this with gold! #8677678

Randy D. Dinkins 6/8/2010 6:44:30 PM

Great drop shot, and dedication. Congrats on your finalist. #8680649

Linda Blair 6/9/2010 6:38:15 AM

Congrats on your awesome finalist!!!!! #8681824

Melissa Gurdus 6/9/2010 4:45:37 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner!!! #8683369

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 6/9/2010 5:36:33 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S big time Ted, you have finally won gold......lol hopefully this is your turning point to receive many more Gold as your images are so deserving of it....... :-) #8683578

Randy D. Dinkins 6/9/2010 6:38:51 PM

Beautiful winner, congratulations TED! #8683960

Rona L. Schwarz 6/9/2010 7:27:24 PM

WTG, TED!! I knew we'd see this one again - so happy for you - your first GOLD with many more to come, I'm sure! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS SUPERB GOLD WINNER!!! #8684157

Maria Coulson 6/9/2010 8:00:42 PM

Ted, Congratulations on a wonderful photograph. I have tried doing this but have not been able to get it as good as yours. It looks easier than it is. So glad to see it with gold. #8684286

Jeana Clark 6/9/2010 8:33:41 PM


Way To Go!!!!
Huge congratulations
for your fantastic win!!!!!!

~J~ #8684408

Carol L. Fowler 6/9/2010 8:36:31 PM

Big Congrats! #8684423

Clyde P. Smith 6/9/2010 9:49:57 PM

Congratulations on an outstading win Ted! #8684624

Corinne M. Thompson 6/9/2010 10:00:43 PM

Excellent capture, congrats on your win! #8684631

Michelle Alton 6/10/2010 3:19:03 AM

Fantastic winner, Ted. A wonderful tribute and a wonderful winner! #8685040

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 6/10/2010 4:01:31 AM

Big congrats Ted on this fantastic win.
JP #8685136

Anita N. Hogue 6/10/2010 4:22:17 AM

CONGRATULATIONS! #8685223

Usman M. Bajwa 6/10/2010 4:23:09 AM

WTG, Joseph. CONGRATZ on getting into the Golden Circle!

UB. #8685228

John Singleton 6/10/2010 6:25:03 AM

Marvelous TED!! Congrats!! #8685541

Karen Celella 6/10/2010 6:39:35 AM

Huge congratulations on your fablulous winner, TED! #8685586

Amanda D. Austwick 6/10/2010 8:57:06 AM

TED, this is so inventive and fabulous! Congratulations on your WIN! #8685939

R. J. Laudenbacher 6/10/2010 4:27:20 PM

Wow TED..WTG...a big congratulations to you on your OUTSTANDING gold winner. It is fabulous! #8686718

Mary K. Robison 6/10/2010 8:17:56 PM

What a well-deserved Winner!
A huge CONGRATULATIONS to you! #8687356

Angie M. Davis 6/14/2010 10:10:54 AM

This is just awesome, TED! Congratulations on a well deserved winner here. Loved hearing how you made this image...great work!!! #8694220

Dominick M. Dimacale 6/18/2010 2:39:32 AM

Congratulations Ted on your Win!!!


Dominick #8702338

Kathy L. Clark 7/9/2010 5:58:44 AM

This is so cool Ted. I love it. Huge congratulations to you on your win. #8744235

Inge Linden 3/7/2012 6:45:46 AM

Excellent! #10026952

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This is to honor the many fallen military heroes for the upcoming U.S. Memorial Day Holiday observance on May 31. The small flags dotting the larger represent the many soldiers who lost their lives to protect our country. The larger backdrop of the flag represents the greater good these brave men and women died to protect. (This was produced by placing drops of water on a Mylar sheet just inside an open garage entrance. We held a flag so the light from outside backlit the flag, giving it a luminance, reflecting brightly off the Mylar sheet. The camera was mounted on a tripod over and just to the inside of the garage from the Mylar sheet. Every drop of water also reflected the flag image, but inverted. Adjustments were made in Photoshop CS3.)

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/8 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 132.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 5/27/2010 6:24:01 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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