Avi

Tiia Vissak Student 1/2/2012 1:10:32 PM

a wonderful scene! #1433942

Ray Thoms 1/2/2012 1:13:52 PM

Beautiful scene Rony.... #9898715

Marcel J. Fernandez 1/2/2012 2:07:04 PM

Outstanding work here, Rony. #9898792

Barbara Waldoch 1/2/2012 3:10:40 PM

Wonderful portrait and light, Rony! #9898889

Sabrina Ryan 1/2/2012 5:34:55 PM

Fabulous portrait, Rony!! #9899086

Claudia Kuhn 1/2/2012 5:36:07 PM

Wonderfully composed portrait Rony, terrific view too #9899089

Mary Timman 1/2/2012 5:49:50 PM

You go rugged Marlbaro Man!
Great shot, light, tones and clarity. #9899106

Karen Slagle 1/2/2012 6:10:00 PM

I love this portrait of Avi, Rony. The way he is overlooking his domain tells a wonderful story of how he lives. And that view is awesome. #9899132

Robert K. Bemus 1/2/2012 10:15:44 PM

Great portrait and great background, Rony!! #9899336

Debbie Bray 1/3/2012 3:01:52 AM

I agree, it's a great portrait, Rony, and what a fabulous backdrop for a portrait! #9899454

Douglas Perry 1/3/2012 3:16:05 AM

Wonderful shot! #9899476

Hendrik Storme 1/3/2012 3:59:34 AM

Great shot Rony! #9899541

Mary Dimitriw 1/3/2012 4:58:04 AM

Outstanding portrait Rony! #9899683

Bojan Bencic 1/3/2012 8:17:22 AM

He should use your photo on his profile page. This is fantastic portrait, Rony. #9899885

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/3/2012 8:38:55 AM

Wowza! What a great shoot you must have had...love this Rony!

jo ann c. #9899910

John Connolly 1/3/2012 11:16:13 AM

Excellent HDR work here Rony! WOW!! What a story telling capture! #9900095

Patrick Rouzes 1/3/2012 1:40:53 PM

Incredible clarity, tones, lighting, focus, dof & b/g here, Rony! Exceptional work, indeed!

Sounds like a fascinating place! #9900288

Joannie M. Bertucci 1/3/2012 7:34:52 PM

My goodness, what an amazing adventure you've been on Rony! There is nothing like a hot cup of coffee and a good rest with the desert that you love! Outstanding composition! Glad you were so pleased with your adventure and the man who made it happen! #9900769

Mariann Kovats 1/3/2012 8:27:47 PM

Amazing adventure you had! Wonderful place and composition! #9900811

Ujjwal Mukherjee 1/4/2012 7:06:42 AM

Fantastic capture,Rony!! #9901517

Val Feldman 1/4/2012 12:40:28 PM

Avi looks contented with his world - a man who likes and enjoys the fit of his own skin. An excellent portrait, Rony - you've captured this man and his love of this part of the world perfectly...and with excellent HDR work!! #9901947

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 1/4/2012 7:47:28 PM

Fantastic work Rony!,
Amalia #9902610

Emile Abbott 1/5/2012 11:43:16 AM

Fabulous portrait and landscape all in one. Nice work Rony #9903858

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/7/2012 5:56:52 PM

Outstanding portrait, Rony, taken in such a beautiful setting!

Debby #9907981

Tammy Espino 2/26/2012 5:25:24 PM

Congrats on your finalist!! :) #10004051

Amy M. Wilson 2/26/2012 5:36:38 PM

Congratulations on your excellent Finalist, Rony!! #10004196

Monnie Ryan 2/26/2012 5:50:24 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Rony! #10004339

Carol Eade 2/26/2012 6:46:12 PM

Beautiful portrait, Rony, congratulations on your finalist! #10004648

Joanna Madloch 2/26/2012 7:23:07 PM

Superb! Congrats, Rony. #10004868

Heather Loewenhardt 2/26/2012 8:44:38 PM

Congrats on your finalist award Rony. Good luck in the next round. #10005367

Ann Coates 2/26/2012 10:24:01 PM

Congratulations on another fantastic finalist Rony. #10005567

Stefania Barbier 2/27/2012 2:14:26 AM

I thought about the Marlboro man too when I saw the thumbnail... huge congrats! #10005984

Jeff W. Robinson 2/27/2012 5:05:56 AM

Outstanding - Congrats Rony on your Finalist! #10006404

Phyllis Burchett 2/27/2012 5:36:21 AM

Wonderful Rony, congrats! #10006460

Val Feldman 2/27/2012 6:45:48 AM

So glad to see this one back, Rony! Warmest congratulations!! #10006648

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/27/2012 8:21:30 AM

Way to go Rony!

Big congratulations on this wonderful POTD!

jo ann c. #10007066

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 2/27/2012 9:34:27 AM

Very good, non-posed portrait. #10007530

Emile Abbott 2/27/2012 9:53:12 AM

Congratulation on another fabulous finalist, Rony #10007667

Bojan Bencic 2/27/2012 9:59:45 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Rony. Love this one. #10007706

Reynaldo D. Reyes 2/27/2012 12:37:50 PM

What a place to be overlooking all the beauty Rony. Congratulations on this terrific finalist. #10008274

Rona L. Schwarz 2/28/2012 3:54:17 PM

Wonderful environmental portrait of a man in his element, Rony! And excellent HDR work with gorgeous light - you really have captured all the beauty of the desert. Have been enjoying all your Negev images - you must have had a marvelous adventure! Big Congrats on this amazing Finalist! #10012349

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Description

Avi, not the Marlboro man, our trekking guide in the Negev, Israel, near the Nabatean Machmal Post.
In the background you can see Makhtesh Ramon.
Avi can be found at: avif.guide@googlemail.com
http://www.tiuli.com/guide_info.asp?lng=eng&guide_id=82

I highly recommend Avi for the curious travelers interested in the history, religion, geology, wild life and vegetation in the most frequented or hidden places in Israel.
f/13, 1/80, 1/200, 1/320, ISO 400, 98mm. Dec 19, 2011.

Exif: F Number: 13, ExposureTime: 499/100000 seconds, ISO: 400, FocalLength: 98.00 mm, Model: NIKON D700

Uploaded on 1/2/2012 12:47:18 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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