Hoover Dam Hairpin

© Christopher J. Budny

Hoover Dam Hairpin

Patricia A. Coblentz Student 11/27/2010 11:08:10 AM

This is remarkable, Chris...fantastic POV...I'm in awe of this spectacular capture!! #1330880

Michelle Alton 11/27/2010 1:19:13 PM

Awesome! I must go back there to see that new bridge. On the bucket list! #9066461

Leslie McLain 11/28/2010 5:22:39 AM

Terrific capture and perspective. #9067236

Christopher J. Budny 11/28/2010 9:39:43 AM

Thanks alot, folks! #9067604

Richard B. Hallick 12/1/2010 5:53:26 AM

Very dramatric image. I saw the new bridge in October before it opened, and would have loved to be up there for photography. #9073756

Christopher J. Budny 12/1/2010 6:39:20 AM

Thanks, Richard. Last time I was in Vegas, the arch of the bridge was not yet complete. Quite a neat experience to walk across that soaring bridge now! #9073843

Nikki McDonald 12/11/2010 5:21:53 AM

You probably entered this in T&P but it sure packs a wallop as an EoD entry, too! Great perspective that really gives us a sense of place and terrific lines and shapes that make for aesthetic pleasure. #9092424

Christopher J. Budny 12/11/2010 5:44:02 AM

Thanks, Nikki---will have to keep that in mind for any resubs (yes, it was T&P!) #9092483

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 12/13/2010 12:31:55 PM

My favorite Chris, I'm so happy to see this in the awards circle! Congratulations on your finalist!!!! #9096914

Renee Doyle 12/13/2010 1:31:03 PM

Very cool perspective!!! Congratulations again Chris!! #9097439

Patricia A. Coblentz 12/13/2010 1:32:22 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Chris!! #9097454

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 12/13/2010 3:09:57 PM

Awesome POV looks like a new road as it wasn't there last time I was there.....congrats a on a great finalist
:-) #9098094

Susan M. Hembree 12/13/2010 8:53:13 PM

Wow, neat photo, Chris! Congratulations on the finalist! #9100366

Denis Bennett 12/14/2010 12:12:02 AM

CoooL, worthy finalist #9100878

Nancyj Hovey 12/14/2010 2:30:00 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9101093

Christopher J. Budny 12/14/2010 3:56:05 AM

Thank you very much! #9101341

Dr Silly 12/14/2010 1:39:08 PM

Congrats Chris on this cool Finalist. :O) #9103046

Christopher J. Budny 12/14/2010 5:29:59 PM

Thank you very much, folks! #9103593

Paul Parent 12/14/2010 5:42:45 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S #9103621

Laura E. Swan 12/14/2010 6:05:19 PM

So spooky and beautiful and so well done!!!

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-Laura :D #9103667

Datha Y. Thompson 12/14/2010 6:14:11 PM

Congratulations Chris!! :) WTG #9103686

Chuck Bruton 12/14/2010 7:36:39 PM

Great shot, great detail
Congratulations ! #9103905

Katarina Mansson 12/15/2010 3:34:53 AM

Congratulations on all your brilliant finalists this month! This will go on... #9104604

Christopher J. Budny 12/15/2010 4:08:57 AM

Many thanks, everyone! #9104666

Joy Rector 12/15/2010 4:11:55 AM

great shot #9104672

Richard B. Hallick 12/15/2010 5:11:16 AM

Congratulations on the finalist. Well deserved. #9104851

Christopher J. Budny 12/15/2010 6:48:36 AM

Thank you both! #9105057

Merna L. Nobile 12/15/2010 3:27:08 PM

It is my honor to congratulate and celebrate your award for November, 2010. Merna #9106836

Karen E. Baumann 12/21/2010 1:47:33 PM

This is a wonderful perspective image... such great detail and light, too! We were there in the making of the bridge but haven't gone across it, yet! congratulations on your finalist! #9118541

Christopher J. Budny 12/21/2010 5:56:52 PM

Thank you Karen; definitely worth a trip back! #9118855

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Description

The 180-degree bend in the approach road to crossing Hoover Dam. Shot from the new bypass bridge that soars just to the south.
The dam is just barely visible at the top edge of the photo, towards the left, where the "overlook" juts out.
I did not manipulate the roadway in post-processing; the widening/bulging effect is due to my location, and the actual road design.
11/10 Finalist - T&P

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 11/27/2010 8:07:40 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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