H20 Polo

Susan A. H. Cook 8/16/2005 9:30:06 PM

Fantastic image! I love it! #295643

Sandy Landon 8/16/2005 9:32:24 PM

Wonderful action shot!! The detail and color are amazing!! #1725850

Erica Murphy 8/16/2005 9:35:43 PM

Thank you Susan and Sandy! I really appreciate your comments.

Erica #1725853

Cathy Stancil 8/16/2005 10:38:12 PM

Awesome action shot Erica !! Great details, colors and composition... #1725931

Leanne M.E. Boyd 8/17/2005 12:48:01 AM

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Awesome shot! #1726113

Sherri Conley 8/17/2005 7:46:56 AM

Wow! Love it, Erica! #1727595

Susan Patton 8/17/2005 12:47:43 PM

What a unique perspective..awesome shot. #1728652

Erica Murphy 8/17/2005 12:55:54 PM

Thank you very much for the nice comments!!

Erica #1728667

Jack Nevitt 8/22/2005 4:04:32 AM

Great Shot, don't know how I missed this one. #1749531

Erica Murphy 8/22/2005 7:56:44 AM

Thank you very much for the comments Jack!

Erica #1750581

Robert K. Bemus 9/2/2005 7:40:52 PM

Wonderful shot, Erica!! #1798056

Erica Murphy 9/2/2005 9:35:17 PM

Thank you very much Robert! I love your gallery, surfing is my favorite thing to photograph. Looks like your in my area too.

Erica #1798156

Kirsi Bertolini 9/23/2005 6:48:27 PM

That hand and the ball is coming right at you! What ever technique you use on the water you have just mastered it so perfectly, water looks like liquid gold.. Stunning work! #1872021

Kirsi Bertolini 9/23/2005 9:54:19 PM

I just commented on this one and here it is on a final! Congrats!!! #1872644

Erica Murphy 9/23/2005 10:01:51 PM

Thank you so much Kirsi!! You are so nice to leave comments.....TWICE!

Erica #1872690

Robert K. Bemus 9/23/2005 10:14:48 PM

Congratulations Erica on your finalist!! #1872782

Denelli Ellison 9/24/2005 2:20:45 AM

Congratulations Erica!!!! :) #1873633

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/24/2005 4:25:50 AM

Congratulations, Erica! #1874185

Anna Diederich 9/24/2005 4:36:28 AM

Congratulations Erica! I love this photo! It is incredible! Good Luck!

Anna #1874260

Kelly S. Michaud 9/24/2005 5:39:33 AM


Congratulations! This is such an awesome photo. I love how just the hand is coming out of the water and the whole moment is frozen with crystal clear water drops. Very cool!

Kelly #1874823

Terry L. Ellis 9/24/2005 7:52:57 AM

Big congratulations, Erica, on this stunning finalist! I told you so! It's fabulous...and, good luck in the next round! So well deserved! #1875795

Agnes Fegan 9/24/2005 8:58:33 AM

Congrats on this finalist Erica !!! #1876201

Erica Murphy 9/24/2005 11:14:03 AM

Thank you ALL SO MUCH!!!

Erica #1877232

Katrina McMeans 9/24/2005 1:14:09 PM

AWESOME capture, Erica! Congratulations on finalist, and good luck!
~K #1877957

Erica Murphy 9/24/2005 1:25:37 PM

Thank you Katrina, I appreciate it! I'm hearing your name a lot on the new lately.

Erica #1878007

Katrina McMeans 9/24/2005 1:39:19 PM

You're welcome. Erica! Yeah, I've been hearing a lot about me too!
~K #1878066

Lorri Shank 9/25/2005 9:37:22 AM

OK--is that cousin IT or Michael Jordan? LOL Great shot, Erica!! Congrats on your FINALIST! #1881736

Melissa L. Zavadil 9/26/2005 10:21:29 PM

Congrats on your SECOND PLACE WIN!!! WTG!!! #1888910

Anna Diederich 9/26/2005 10:40:56 PM

Congratulations Erica! Way to go!!

Anna #1889032

Kerby Pfrangle 9/26/2005 11:13:58 PM

Congratulations Erica. Job well done.

KErby #1889181

Janine Russell 9/26/2005 11:23:29 PM

Erica, congratulations on your second place win. Great action capture with excellent exposure and detail. #1889220

Rebecca A. Steed 9/27/2005 12:00:17 AM

I knew the moment I originally saw this photo in our class it would win. This is a great photo, and you deserve it. You go girl! #1889298

Agnes Fegan 9/27/2005 6:30:26 AM

Ditto to what Becky said!!! #1890703

Terry L. Ellis 9/27/2005 6:48:28 AM

Well, let me come in behind two wonderful classmates...CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous 2nd place win, ERICA! This is one amazing shot! You'll enjoy your prize! #1890822

Erica Murphy 9/27/2005 7:00:06 AM

Thank you all so much!! #1890879

KHAWLA Haddad 9/27/2005 8:55:59 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner!!!!!! #1891445

Dolores Valtierra 9/27/2005 10:07:23 AM

Congratulations Erica. A double congratulations for being Best of Class in our Exposure class. Great job! #1891806

Erica Murphy 9/27/2005 10:12:32 AM

Thank you very much Khawla!

Thanks for the very nice comments Delores! It was a great class full of wonderful and very talented people.

Erica #1891833

Guy D. Biechele 9/27/2005 10:24:48 AM

Marvelous shot! Congratulations Erica, on your win! #1891896

Erica Murphy 9/27/2005 10:26:39 AM

Thank you Guy!

Erica #1891900

Pat Gamwell 9/27/2005 1:01:13 PM

Makes you feel like you're there!
EVERYTHING is awesome. #1892428

Claudette Foote 9/27/2005 1:35:50 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful Second place winner!!! #1892642

Katrina McMeans 9/27/2005 2:01:42 PM

Congratulations, Erica!!! I'm so happy for you!!!
~K #1892737

Erica Murphy 9/27/2005 2:42:08 PM

Thank you Pat, Claudette and Katrina!! So nice of you to comment.

Erica #1892831

Bishop Bastien 9/27/2005 4:24:31 PM

Erica --

Congratulations on your second place win!! Knew this was a top shot when I first saw it...great work!

All the best -- Bishop #1893047

Christy C. Snodgrass 9/27/2005 4:38:09 PM

Awesome image! Absolutely love it!!! Great job! Congrats on a well deserved win! #1893102

William J. Leblanc 9/27/2005 7:39:28 PM

Way to go Erica. You've got what it takes. Keep it up.
Bill #1893560

Erica Murphy 9/27/2005 8:41:37 PM

Thank you all so much! I appreciate all the kind words.

Erica #1893677

S P Mukherji 9/28/2005 9:30:33 AM

Absolutely stunning Erica! Congrats! Lovely timing indeed! #1895497

Erica Murphy 9/28/2005 10:22:15 AM

Thank you AGAIN S P!! I am so flattered that you are taking a look at my photos!

Erica #1895644

Serena Pierce 9/28/2005 7:59:49 PM

Congratulations Erica!! #1897343

Erica Murphy 9/28/2005 9:19:03 PM

Thanks for looking and commenting Serena!

Erica #1897543

Brenda Diaz 9/29/2005 1:41:31 PM

Erica, CONGRATULATIONS!!! I love this photo.

Brendy #1900156

Erica Murphy 9/29/2005 2:06:16 PM

Thanks Brendy!! Did you take a class here? I haven't seen you around lately. I love your Baby Face photo and mucho congrats on the Surfer Girl photo. I told you that photo was EXCELLENT!! Email me and tell me what you're doing.

Erica #1900227

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/6/2005 3:33:02 PM

A late congratulations, this is awesome! #1924921

Erica Murphy 10/6/2005 7:25:18 PM

Thank you VERY much Donna and thanks for the nice comments on my other photos as well.

Erica #1925397

Brenda Diaz 10/6/2005 8:30:03 PM

Hi Erica! :) Sorry it took me so long to get back to you. I've been busy with school and still trying to make some time for photography.
I will e-mail you! :) Thanks for the nice comments on my surfer girl pic. :)

Brendy #1925562

Howie Nordström 10/15/2005 9:13:35 AM

Super timing, sharpness, clarity and framing. The objects jump out at me! #1954974

Erica Murphy 10/15/2005 10:09:03 AM

Thanks Howie!

Erica #1955129

Melissa A. Mannon 1/23/2006 2:35:01 PM

terrific shot! congratulations! #2327588

Erica Murphy 1/23/2006 2:41:16 PM

Thanks Melissa! Very nice of you to comment on my photo!

Erica #2327617

Kristin M. Morales 1/25/2006 11:23:15 AM

I also do sports photography...but this is sports creativity! just awesome...not your average shot. #2337245

Erica Murphy 1/25/2006 11:51:32 AM

Kristen, I can't thank you enough for the wonderful compliment! I sit through a lot of sports so I have to look for new things to shoot. Your gallery is absolutely stunning! Awesome photos. I hope you come back and see this. Many thanks!

Erica #2337327

Roxanne M. Bubar 2/20/2006 9:09:28 AM

Awesome image and capture. Congrats. #2441211

Kristy A. Keene 2/23/2006 12:30:58 PM

Beautiful action Shot! Your Gallery is very beautiful and impressive! #2458254

Erica Murphy 2/23/2006 12:37:24 PM

Thank you so much Kristy! I really appreciate your kind words.

Erica #2458294

Kelly Munce 3/12/2006 2:29:58 PM

FANTASTIC shot erica...i love the moments in sport such as this.. congrats on your win... top shot..!! #2524642

Erica Murphy 3/12/2006 2:56:06 PM

Thanks Kelly!

Erica #2524699

Alisha L. Ekstrom 3/16/2006 6:35:18 AM

WOW...FABULOUS winner! Awesome shot & you have some AWESOME images in your gallery! I saw you belong to I love photography & I had to click on your link & come check out your images! VERY VERY NICE!!!! #2538462

Leif Kjaer 5/16/2006 11:37:26 AM

I've just looked through your gallery. You have some amazing photos. And this is certainly one of a kind very special shot. Congratulations. #2772072

RC Fritz 5/22/2006 4:45:20 AM

Superimage, Erica! Congratulations!! #2797699

Erica Murphy 5/22/2006 7:42:38 AM

Thank you all so much! I really appreciate your kind words.

Erica #2798763

Pat Gamwell 5/22/2006 7:46:59 AM

A VERY late CONGRATS on this gold medallion winner, Erica! A very refreshing & superb shot! Extremely eye pleasing! #2798783

Erica Murphy 5/22/2006 7:52:41 AM

Thank you VERY much Pat!!

Erica #2798811

Jen Lowrey 5/22/2006 8:04:37 AM

Great capture! congrats! Jen #2798908

Erica Murphy 5/22/2006 8:09:32 AM

Thank you Jen!

Erica #2798949

She-She Killough 5/24/2006 9:23:16 AM

THIS is AWESOME Erica!! Powerful image!
Big Congratulations on this well deserved Win!!! :) #2809772

Photographer 7/25/2006 1:33:39 PM

Terrific capture Erica !
Congratulations on your win! #3079384

William88 8/8/2006 9:59:57 PM

Have captured the best moment. Excellent.
Congratulations, Erica. #3141268

Erica Murphy 8/14/2006 4:43:10 PM

Thank you very much!

Erica #3163609

Stephen Zacker 8/29/2006 4:29:19 AM

I can see why this was a winner. Amazing action #3238066

Connie J. Bagot 8/29/2006 7:17:25 AM

No surprise that this awesome photo is a winner! Congratulations Erica. #3239007

Erica Murphy 8/29/2006 7:36:28 AM

Thank you Stephen and Connie!

Erica #3239114

Kay Beausoleil 8/29/2006 2:09:23 PM

Congratulations, Connie, on your win for this great capture! #3240764

Bill Houghton 9/2/2006 9:56:53 AM

Beautiful shot Erica. Congratulations. #3258244

Erica Murphy 9/2/2006 11:13:47 AM

Big thanks Bill!

Erica #3258355

DiAnna F. Paulk 4/11/2007 5:21:27 PM

Erica, you've really inspired me with these great sports photos!! Our next Photo Club competition is sports. I'm definitely bookmarking your gallery!! #4156217

Erica Murphy 4/11/2007 8:50:06 PM

Thank you soooooo much DiAnna!

Erica #4156690

Susan T. Evans 8/3/2007 9:15:59 PM

This is awesome Erica, you also have a wonderful gallery of images. #4598676

Jill Odice 8/7/2007 1:02:03 PM

Congrats on all your finalists and winners ;-) Great shot! #4614643

Erica Murphy 8/7/2007 1:10:55 PM

Thank you so much for looking at my gallery Susan and Jill!! This photo remains my favorite for some reason. #4614671

Alexis Yobbagy 8/14/2007 11:49:35 AM

WOW Erica!!! Your whole gallery is AMAZING!!! What a talent!!! #4647353

Erica Murphy 8/15/2007 12:18:10 PM

Thank you Alexis!

Erica #4652707

Erica Murphy 8/15/2007 12:18:11 PM

Thank you Alexis!

Erica #4652708

Vishal Sharma 9/12/2007 2:13:45 PM

Awesome shot, Erica !!! Your gallery has lot of AWESOME images!!! #4782557

Erica Murphy 9/12/2007 4:11:08 PM

Thanks so much Vishal!

Erica #4782867

Daniella Puente 9/24/2007 10:31:50 AM

Erica I just seen this one I think...and it is really impressive! A PERFECT PHOTO for sure a great WINNER....congrats! Daniella #4837835

Erica Murphy 9/24/2007 10:55:24 AM

Thanks so much Daniella!! One of my favorites too.


Paul G Slate 1/21/2008 10:15:52 AM

Wow great capture! what lens did you use? #5372259

Erica Murphy 1/21/2008 10:25:26 AM

Thanks Paul! 70-200 f/2.8 lens.

Erica #5372314

Paul G Slate 1/21/2008 10:35:57 AM

looks like you have a great camera set up. your gallery is amazing! #5372377

Kristy A. Keene 3/10/2008 7:59:53 AM

Amazing Capture! Stunning Gallery! #5620935

Erica Murphy 3/10/2008 8:05:50 AM

THANKS Paul and Kristy!!!

Erica #5620964

Nemil B. Chabebe 3/12/2008 10:03:54 AM

Congratulations on all your winners, specially this one, very clear and great colors. great gallery as well, I enjoy it looking. #5633047

Erica Murphy 3/12/2008 3:02:21 PM

Thank you VERY much Nemil!! Your gallery is VERY impressive and filled with stunning images.


Scott A. McDaniel 4/17/2008 9:57:32 PM

Spectacular image. #5802060

Erica Murphy 4/18/2008 9:47:34 AM

Thank you Scott!


Peggy J. Maguire 4/21/2008 5:08:04 PM

Congratulations Erica on this wonderful win!!!!!! #5819529

Erica Murphy 4/21/2008 5:19:07 PM

Thank you Peggy!

Howard B. Cheek 4/29/2008 6:13:41 PM

It looks like you froze the action very well @ 1/1600th Erica. Very effective comp, and the short DOF worked perfectly here :)
Howard #5859689

Erica Murphy 4/29/2008 8:25:15 PM

Thank you very much Howard!


Bill Knaps 5/14/2008 9:28:47 PM

Erica I have never seen so many great action Shots. This is a great action shot. Great composition. Bill #5924030

Erica Murphy 5/15/2008 8:18:12 AM

BIG THANKS BILL!! #5925983

Bill Houghton 5/16/2008 12:50:03 PM

This is an outstanding action shot Erica. Well done. Thanks so much for commenting on my photo. Bill #5931834

Fanie Heymans 5/21/2008 12:09:51 PM

Great action shot! Thank you for your kind comments on my winner “Runners” I do appreciate it. #5957999

Erica Murphy 5/21/2008 12:29:10 PM

Thank you Bill and Fanie! You're both AWESOME PHOTOGRAPHERS! #5958063

Nick Lagos 6/3/2008 3:15:53 AM

This is quite brilliant Erica...a perfect capture...congrats #6011987

Erica Murphy 6/3/2008 6:49:20 AM

Thanks Nick!!

Bill Knaps 6/8/2008 8:27:19 PM

Erica I just looked in your Gallery to see if you have any new submitals and all I can say is Wow. You don't have any EP's, but all Finalist or wins. Great work......Bill #6035722

Barbara Waldoch 6/21/2008 12:41:16 AM

Beautiful image, Erika! #6088407

Erica Murphy 6/21/2008 6:42:43 AM

Thank you Bill and Barbara! #6089572

Vitor Dias 6/27/2008 8:43:20 AM


Erica Murphy 6/27/2008 11:42:09 AM

Thank you Vitor!! You have a wonderful gallery as well!


Max Aureli 9/23/2008 4:48:44 PM

Great shot and CONGRATULATION for you Winner!!!!! #6501070

Sandy Powers 11/3/2008 7:09:49 AM

Erica, this is such a fantastic photo. What an eye to capture something so COOL to look at! A most deserving winner! :)


Erica Murphy 11/3/2008 7:26:02 AM

Thanks so much Max and Sandi! #6701495

Carol Engstrom 1/13/2009 9:28:39 PM

Very nice, Erica! Can almost feel that water splash. #7027022

Erica Murphy 1/13/2009 10:29:29 PM

Thank you Carol~ #7027078

John Benway 1/14/2009 2:44:44 PM

Beautiful action shot Erica. Beautifully done.
John #7030640

Erica Murphy 1/14/2009 3:58:45 PM

Thanks a bunch John!! #7030833

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/19/2011 12:06:19 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner, what great timing girl!

jo ann c. #9358824

Erica Murphy 4/19/2011 5:24:29 PM

Thanks Jo Ann!! #9359206

Jill Odice 6/24/2011 9:28:55 AM

Good idea to move things around in your gallery so we can see some older images that tend to get buried :-) Congrats on all your winners and finalists #9482528

Kathy Reeves 4/21/2016 6:29:24 AM

Stunning image, Erica! Colors and movement are wonderful. #11464204

Sarah Goblot 7/6/2016 5:42:56 PM

Loved it then. Love it now. :) #11492835

Sarah Goblot 7/6/2016 5:43:31 PM

Loved it then. Love it now. :) #11492836

Sarah Goblot 7/6/2016 5:43:31 PM

Loved it then. Love it now. :) #11492837

Sarah Goblot 7/6/2016 5:43:31 PM

Loved it then. Love it now. :) #11492838

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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