The twist

Terry Cervi level-classic 1/28/2013 7:03:54 PM

I love your slow shutter work, OM!! This is just gorgeous! #1511682

Colette M. Metcalf 1/29/2013 1:52:41 AM

Wow! Beautiful!!! #10543468

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 1/29/2013 2:44:03 AM

Beautiful swirl, comp. and exposure, Randy. #10543531

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 2/1/2013 8:53:22 AM

Awesome capture, Randy! Someday when I find a pool with leaves in it, I have to try your slow shutter technique. Beautiful work! #10549098

Stefania Barbier level-classic 2/25/2013 12:45:26 AM

congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! #10582555

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/25/2013 1:36:24 AM

Wonderful show of motion Randy~! Congratulations on this excellent finalist! #10582641

Julianne Bradford 2/25/2013 8:25:21 AM

What a beauty Randy! Congratulations! #10583560

Debra R. Harder 2/25/2013 2:14:32 PM

Love the swirling leaves in the foreground, Randy! Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #10584474

Thomas E. Hinds 2/25/2013 6:50:15 PM

This is simply incredible, Randy! Wonderful work! #10585157

Graeme yew Chow 2/26/2013 4:01:09 AM

Wonderful time of motion and composition and I add to my favourite photo as well. Congrats and hope one step up winner next round. #10585822

Karen Bacon 2/26/2013 8:36:52 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Randy! Excellent camera work! #10586405

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 2/26/2013 2:37:24 PM

That's working your camera Randy! Outstanding effect and beautiful image, congrats on your "twisted" finalist! :-) #10586961

Nadia Paul 2/26/2013 8:30:20 PM

This is just gorgeous Randy - congrats on your finalist! #10587439

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 2/27/2013 8:05:19 AM

That swirl is simply outstanding, Randy. Huge congrats on this beautiful finalist. #10588077

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/27/2013 11:17:20 AM

Ohhhhh...what a fantastic finalist! Big Congratulations Randy!

jo ann c.

John Connolly 2/27/2013 2:51:23 PM

Congratulations on your finalist award Randy! Well done! #10588715

Karamatullah Danyal 2/28/2013 1:34:48 PM

Randy. This is divine. Congratulations...very well deserved. #10590050

Michael McCook level-classic 2/28/2013 9:50:50 PM

Congrats on a great win! Beautiful image!! #10590574

Photographer 2/28/2013 10:04:08 PM

Congrats on this outstanding 2nd place Gold win Randy. #10590597

Mariann Kovats level-classic 2/28/2013 10:48:00 PM

Congrats on your beautiful Winner! #10590663

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 2/28/2013 10:49:16 PM

Congratulations on a beautiful Win, Randy!! #10590666

Colette M. Metcalf 3/1/2013 3:22:26 AM

I am so happy for you!! Congratulations, Randy!!! #10590920

Monnie Ryan 3/1/2013 6:18:05 AM

Beautiful, Randy - congratulations! #10591348

Stefania Barbier level-classic 3/1/2013 7:14:11 AM

wonderful winner, congratulations!!! #10591498

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 3/1/2013 7:41:00 AM

Not surprised to see this a winner

Congratulations on your awesome Gold Winner Randy

jo ann c. #10591569

Debra R. Harder 3/1/2013 7:44:55 AM

I agree with Jo surprise here. Huge congratulations, Randy, on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!!! #10591578

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/1/2013 4:34:51 PM

Congratulations on this stunning winner Randy!! #10592268

Carla Capra level-classic 3/1/2013 4:47:02 PM

Randy, this is such a unique and appealing image. Just Awesome!! Congratulations. #10592287

Nadia Paul 3/1/2013 5:31:50 PM

Congrats on your well deserved gold Randy! #10592375

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 3/1/2013 5:50:53 PM

Love the swirl of leaves. Wonderful image, congratulations Randy #10592409

Thomas E. Hinds 3/1/2013 6:35:38 PM

I am not surprised that this won gold! Great work, Randy! A fantastic nature shot! #10592486

Joseph T. Pilonero level-classic 3/2/2013 9:03:20 AM

Just finally had time to catch up on BP and saw this wonderful winner. Congratulations, Randy. Very cool capture. TED #10593194

Gerri R. Jones level-classic 3/2/2013 5:40:44 PM

Beautiful angle and result...great shooting, congratulations, Randy! #10593904

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 3/3/2013 6:40:34 PM

Beautifully Done Randy, Congratulations on the cool Winner ~ GT #10595272

Merna L. Nobile 3/23/2013 10:13:24 AM

What a great way to start a new year! Your award winning photographs go from Editorís Pick to Finalist and hopefully to Gold.
CONGRATULATIONS for the month of January, 2013!

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A pool on one of the runs on the Telico River, TN. Wide angle (10mm), slow shutter speed capture (6 sec; f/16) with polarizer on to help darken and slow down.

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 6/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS REBEL T3i

Uploaded on 1/28/2013 6:06:16 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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