Shootin' the Sinks 1

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Shootin' the Sinks 1

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 3/18/2012 4:29:19 PM

Wide angle view #1450436

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 3/18/2012 5:22:24 PM

Love both of them, Randy. Outstanding comp. clarity and timing. I think you should put #2 in the contest too. Both are just perfect!! #10043678

Danny B. Head level-deluxe 3/19/2012 5:18:40 AM

Running "The Sinks" would require some experience...certainly fun to watch, but nothing I would do. Both are great shots! #10044434

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 3/22/2012 3:58:21 AM

Wow, great action capture Randy! Looks like fun if you're a type A personality #10049020

Nancy L. Green level-deluxe 3/22/2012 10:56:27 AM

WOW!!! This is one FANTASTIC action shot, VERY well done!! <>< #10049502

Gary Enloe level-deluxe 3/23/2012 4:14:59 AM

Another very cool action shot Randy. Great POV #10050294

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 3/29/2012 3:41:56 AM

Glad to see this great image got recognized. Excellent capture and congrats on a great POTD, Randy. #10064754

Katarina Mansson 3/29/2012 3:42:50 AM

Congratulations on your superb action POTD Randy! #10064756

Susan D. Royce level-deluxe 3/29/2012 3:54:55 AM

Super shot, Danny! You were in the right place, for sure. Congratulations on your POTD! #10064783

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe 3/29/2012 4:13:51 AM

Fabulous POTD! Congratulations! #10064816

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 3/29/2012 4:15:32 AM

Congratulations on your well earned POTD, Randy! #10064825

Joy Rector level-deluxe 3/29/2012 4:18:03 AM

congrats on the POTD #10064837

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 3/29/2012 4:27:43 AM

wonderful POTD, congratulations Randy!!! #10064869

Richard M. Waas level-deluxe 3/29/2012 4:35:29 AM

Congrats on a great POTD!! #10064882

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-deluxe 3/29/2012 4:43:51 AM

Superb action shot, Randy! Congrats on your POTD! #10064902

Tammy Hudson level-deluxe 3/29/2012 5:17:25 AM

Great capture! Boy the water was high that day!!! #10064973

Ron Livingston level-deluxe 3/29/2012 5:28:35 AM

Hey Randy, Great work !!! Congratulations on your Photo of the Day.
Ron #10064995

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 3/29/2012 5:34:55 AM

Beautifully capture and spot-on focus on the subject, Randy. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #10065005

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 3/29/2012 5:42:59 AM

Congratulations on your awesome POTD! #10065025

Karen Celella level-deluxe 3/29/2012 5:53:14 AM

Congratulations on your fabulous POTD, Randy! #10065071

Shirley A. Kinney level-deluxe 3/29/2012 6:02:33 AM

Awesome capture, Randy. Stop there every trip to the Smokies and have seen the kayakers shooting the "sink". Congrats on your great POTD. #10065098

David Phalen level-deluxe 3/29/2012 6:04:00 AM

BIG Congrats on a spectacular POTD!! #10065104

Julianne Bradford 3/29/2012 6:12:27 AM

Fabulous timing and great wide angle action Randy..congratulations on this terrific POTD! #10065118

Amanda D. Austwick level-deluxe 3/29/2012 8:29:39 AM

I live near the Smokies and people go rafting around here, but you really have to go up the river to see them, and only by boat. Not for me! You caught this great rafting shot. Congratulations on your POTD! #10065387

Rona L. Schwarz 3/29/2012 8:32:35 AM

Superb action capture, Randy!! Great timing to catch this guy at the perfect moment. And I love your wide angle HDR capture, too! Aside from being a lovely image, it really puts the difficulty of shooting the rapids in perspective (not for the faint of heart!) and provides great scale. Congratulations on an outstanding POTD! #10065394

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/29/2012 11:54:19 AM

WHOA!!! WTG on this fabulous POTD, Randy! :-) k #10065624

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 3/29/2012 2:45:54 PM

Congrats Randy on this Outstanding POTD! #10065924

Nancy L. Green level-deluxe 3/29/2012 2:55:00 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Randy, WTG!!! <>< #10065947

Anthony G. Comella level-deluxe 3/29/2012 3:00:14 PM

Congratulations Randy, the moment capture in time perfectly!! #10065966

Lindley Johnson level-deluxe 3/29/2012 3:07:12 PM

A terrific action shot, Randy - your timing was perfect! Congratulations on your outstanding POTD. #10065989

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 3/29/2012 3:15:27 PM

Wow, thanks everyone for your comments. Very impressive the skill shown by these guys going over these rapids. As the sign at the edge of the falls states (which is a little blurry in the photo since I was in Servo mode): "Extreme Caution - Swift moving water contains strong down currents. Serious injuries have occurred." I was content to enjoy (and, of course, shoot :)! #10066012

Sabrina Ryan level-deluxe 3/29/2012 3:25:15 PM

Awesome capture, Randy! #10066027

Beth OMeara level-deluxe 3/29/2012 6:48:57 PM

Wonderful Shot Randy. Congrats on you POTD. Great timing and clarity. #10066364

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 3/29/2012 9:51:07 PM

Great action shot! congrats on your POTD! #10066520

Linda L. Ruiz level-deluxe 3/30/2012 7:26:58 AM

Wow! Love the shot. congrat on your potd #10067026

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 3/30/2012 11:44:04 AM

Congrats on a super superb POTD, Randy!!! Wow!! #10067406

Beth OMeara level-deluxe 3/30/2012 1:15:59 PM

This one is fantastic as well, Randy. Nice! #10067597

Bunny Snow level-deluxe 3/31/2012 4:21:22 PM

Terrific whitewater paddling image on canoeist on the Little River.

I've never paddled the Little River, but have paddled the Nanny in North Carolina, the Locust Fork of the Warrior River in Alabama and parts of the river in Georgia where Deliverance was filmed. That last was the hairiest of them all. Although, a photographer did capture me losing my balance when paddling the largest water fall on the Locust Fork and then flying into the drink, as I fell forward over the bow. I should have been leaning back like this guy! My second run over the fall kept me in the canoe and far drier than my first try. So thankful we learned to paddle white water while we were young --the experience was exhilarating!!! #10069215

Richard D. Love 4/3/2012 6:41:10 AM

Congratulations, Randy. Perfect timing!

Rick #10073330

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Stopped at The Sinks on the Little River in the Smokies and just happpened to be there when these guys came through. Shot a few as some of the more experienced went through. A wide angle shot of this place before these guys arrived in the discussion.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 91.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3i

Uploaded on 3/18/2012 4:28:45 PM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR Editor's Pick Photo of the Day

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