Winter Run

Dominick M. Dimacale Student 5/28/2010 8:35:06 AM

Outstanding image here, Christopher.

Dominick #1273167

Christopher J. Budny 5/28/2010 12:37:16 PM

Thanks, Dominick; the original version it turns out, had a visible blue cast to the snow, which I'd failed to notice at the time. #8649894

Josie Detmers 5/28/2010 8:09:48 PM

Beautiful winter scenery, Christopher!! What a contrast to the season we are in now!! #8650308

Christopher J. Budny 5/28/2010 8:38:40 PM

Thanks, Josie---you said it---would love to have some of that winter chill right about now... #8650384

Nikki McDonald 5/30/2010 12:26:30 PM

You can keep the chill -- though I'll probably be singing another tune in a month or so. This is beautiful, Chris, but I don't miss the season. #8653397

Christopher J. Budny 5/30/2010 7:22:10 PM

Thanks, Nikki... I prefer cooler (though not permanent winter!) temps to hotter temps any day! #8653811

Usman M. Bajwa 6/11/2010 1:27:31 PM

Lovely exposure, Chris!

UB. #8689090

Christopher J. Budny 6/11/2010 3:26:10 PM

Thanks, Usman! #8689265

Tammy Espino 7/12/2010 1:44:12 PM

Congrats on your awesome finalist :) #8751301

The Judges at 7/12/2010 6:18:09 PM

Very nice exposure for the white snow, and a nice composition #8754231

Patricia A. Coblentz 7/12/2010 6:41:20 PM

Congratulations on this spectacular finalist, Chris!! #8754433

Ken Smith 7/12/2010 8:01:54 PM

It's nice to see white, and not grey snow...congrats, Chris! #8754992

Christopher J. Budny 7/13/2010 3:44:34 AM

Many thanks, folks!
Ken, it is even nicer not to see blue snow---my first version of this it turns out, had a slight blue cast to it. #8756158

Pat and Graham Robards 7/13/2010 4:40:41 AM

Very nice Chris, looks very cold though! Best of luck in the next round. ~Pat #8756367

Usman M. Bajwa 7/13/2010 8:46:30 AM

Glad to see this again, Chris. Good luck up next!

UB. #8757655

Christopher J. Budny 7/13/2010 9:46:08 AM

Thank you both! #8757922

Merna L. Nobile 7/13/2010 9:06:53 PM

Beautifully done! Congratulations on your Finalist Award for June, 2010. Merna #8760474

Nancyj Hovey 7/14/2010 9:12:40 AM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8761669

Nancyj Hovey 7/14/2010 1:22:59 PM

on your very deserving SECOND PLACE WINNER! 8o) #8762338

Patricia A. Coblentz 7/14/2010 1:38:14 PM

Fantastic, Chris...a big congratulations to you for this wonderful gold winner! #8762453

Tammy Espino 7/14/2010 1:44:54 PM

Huge Congrats on your win!! :) #8762521

Claudia Kuhn 7/14/2010 1:46:34 PM

Ahh... cool temps there. congrats on your winner! #8762539

Kara Hendricks 7/14/2010 1:47:15 PM

Another double win for Chris!!!

Congrats man, you are on a roll..

You know what it is... That generous gift you sent me... God was watching..:) #8762546

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/14/2010 1:58:47 PM

WTG on your win, Chris! :-) k #8762643

Melissa Gurdus 7/14/2010 2:07:28 PM

Gorgeous winter scene, Chris!! Congratulations on your winner!!! #8762707

Don Johnson 7/14/2010 2:18:53 PM

Congratulation Chris. You da man! #8762768

Kay Beausoleil 7/14/2010 4:01:18 PM

Soooo refreshing! Congratulations, Christopher, on your superb win! #8763218

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/14/2010 4:17:15 PM

Incredible beauty, a wonderful scene~ especially on a hot summer day!!!

I'm very happy for you Chris! Congratulations on your win!!! #8763335

Mitch Spence 7/14/2010 5:33:57 PM

Good for you, Chris. Congratulations on your beautiful, snowy winter winner. #8763662

Bob Cournoyer 7/14/2010 5:40:25 PM

Way to go, Chris!! #8763686

Ken Smith 7/14/2010 5:42:54 PM

Way to go, Chris...very well deserved!! #8763701

Christopher J. Budny 7/14/2010 6:40:51 PM

Many thanks, everyone! I'm still beaming this month! This is one of my favorite images shot this year (there hasn't been much shooting, compared to past years) and I am thrilled that the rework of this image made it! (The first attempt had a blueish cast I hadn't noticed initially.) #8763875

Sam Britt 7/14/2010 7:13:20 PM

Congratulations on the second place win, Chris! #8763981

Cecil P. Whitt 7/14/2010 9:13:56 PM

Yes congrats for this fine image. C

Katarina Mansson 7/15/2010 2:19:26 AM

Congratulations to your winnerS Chris! So well done and deserved! #8764570

Jessica Jenney 7/15/2010 5:25:51 AM

Congratulations, Chris on your beautiful win! #8765021

Christine Czernin 7/15/2010 6:16:21 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic winners,Chris.
This is especially pleasing to look at, when the temperature is as high as we have it right now. Cool.LOL. #8765153

Christopher J. Budny 7/16/2010 10:00:34 AM

Thank you all very much!
Christine, I completely agree... this same creek is sweltering in 92 degree heat today... :( #8767983

Sharon Day 7/16/2010 1:41:09 PM

Beautiful image, Chris!!! Congratulations! #8768266

Christopher J. Budny 7/17/2010 5:07:28 AM

Thank you, Sharon! #8769342

Kate Jackson 7/19/2010 11:47:50 AM

Outstanding wintry scene Chris! Big congratulations!!!! #8773596

Christopher J. Budny 7/19/2010 1:28:56 PM

Many thanks, Kate! #8773738

Susan M. Hembree 7/19/2010 9:55:18 PM

Nice shot, Chris! Congratulations! #8774585

Christopher J. Budny 7/20/2010 3:43:57 AM

Great to hear from you, Susan! Thanks! #8774850

Shawn Jennings 7/21/2010 1:16:17 PM

This is great Chris! Congratulations on your finalist! #8778483

Shawn Jennings 7/21/2010 1:17:06 PM

Make that Congrats on your win!!! :) #8778488

Christopher J. Budny 7/21/2010 8:13:59 PM

Thank you twice, Shawn! ;) #8779304

Paula Showen 7/27/2010 7:50:21 PM

Congratulations on a lovely image! #8790142

Christopher J. Budny 7/27/2010 8:57:34 PM

Many thanks, Paula! #8790230

Dominick M. Dimacale 9/13/2010 3:58:11 AM

Congratulations Christopher on your Win!!!

Dominick #8897309

Christopher J. Budny 9/13/2010 4:29:19 AM

Thanks, Dominick! #8897426

Thomas E. Hinds 12/23/2010 7:52:02 AM

Remarkable image, Christopher! #9121463

Christopher J. Budny 12/23/2010 11:08:29 AM

Thank you Thomas! It was an amazing blizzard last year! #9121762

Merna L. Nobile 1/17/2011 10:52:49 AM


Laura E. Swan 1/24/2012 4:54:49 PM

OM GOSH! Chris! THIS is BEAUTIFUL!!!! WOW! I had to just sit and appreciate it for a while!

You do such beautiful work.


Christopher J. Budny 1/24/2012 5:49:10 PM

Thank you very much, Merna & Laura!
Glad you found it, and enjoyed it, Laura! I sure would love for us to get another snowfall like the one shown here... it was a record-setter, and I missed most of it because my job was in NYC that year. #9941581

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A rework of one of my favorite captures from the historic blizzard that hit D.C. earlier this winter. Four Mile Run (which feeds into the Potomac.)
06/10 Second Place - N&L

Exif: F Number: 18, Exposure Bias Value: 0.67, ExposureTime: 4/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 61.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 5/28/2010 7:05:19 AM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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