Water Drop

© Dan J. Holm

Water Drop

Phil S 1/11/2006 11:43:05 PM

Dan,

Wow, what a dramatic photograph! Awesome capture with the helicopter and the fire alongside it! #373338

Jill Odice 1/12/2006 12:09:56 AM

very impressive, you must have been pretty close to the action to catch this so clearly! I shot pictures of the Crown Valley fire here in S. California a couple of years ago, and got a really bad sinus infection from breathing in all that ash....Be careful ! #2279070

Rakesh Syal 1/12/2006 12:20:56 AM

Wonderful photo story and capture, Dan!!! #2279121

Donna Roberts 1/12/2006 12:23:50 AM

It was hard to see what this image was in the smaller version but it is so dramatic when viewed on the larger scale.
Do hope you and your property are safe Dan??!!
Great capture.
:-) ddu
#2279129

Evy Johansen 1/12/2006 12:49:00 AM

Wow... what a capture! Superb shot, Dan!! #2279209

Robyn Mackenzie 1/12/2006 12:58:08 AM

Too close for comfort, Dan!! Fantastic action image, beautifully captured! #2279227

Leanne M.E. Boyd 1/12/2006 1:13:45 AM

Oh my, talk about dramatic! Awsome shot, Dan! #2279270

Carolyn J. Connolly 1/12/2006 1:38:13 AM

FABULOUS capture AND title, Dan!! :o) How DID you manage to get such a WONDERFUL perspective on this shot?!! Anyway, I do trust that you and your property are safe... This being the middle of our long, hot summer here Downunder these scenes are sadly only TOO familiar at the moment!! :o( Keep up the GREAT work with your photography, Dan!! :o) #2279305

Margaret Sikora 1/12/2006 1:48:51 AM

It truely is a great photo,where were you taking it from ? you captured everything that was happening great dramatic shot. #2279316

Paul Michko 1/12/2006 2:27:40 AM

Incredible capture, Dan. #2279356

Donald K. Cherry 1/12/2006 3:11:18 AM

Terrific and very dramatic image, Dan!! #2279412

Corinne M. Thompson 1/12/2006 3:52:08 AM

Reminds me of when I was a child in CA, and we could see the mountain wildfires from our house....excellent, dramatic capture! Hope it wasn't too close to you. #2279472

Cindy Paquette 1/12/2006 4:35:22 AM

OUTSTANDING image Dan! Wow...you were close I'd say...exceptional work here...hope your home is safe! #2279675

kerby lee pfrangle 1/12/2006 4:38:06 AM

Wonderful Dan. Very dramatic and wonderful shot. kerby #2279691

S P Mukherji 1/12/2006 7:19:51 AM

A great editiorial shot but it has that impeccable touch of yours Dan!! #2280374

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 1/12/2006 7:53:39 AM

Fantastic capture Dan!!! #2280489

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 1/12/2006 11:28:57 AM

Very impressive Dan, great work and timing! #2281053

Karen Engelbreth 1/12/2006 1:01:46 PM

Fantastic photo, story and capture, Dan! #2281445

Kate Jackson 1/12/2006 1:13:54 PM

Fantastic action Dan! What a great shot ~ WOW!!!! #2281491

Marsha S. Smith 1/12/2006 2:45:13 PM

Absolutely awesome shot, Dan. SCARY TOO! #2281855

Alison Greenwood 1/13/2006 2:53:05 AM

Awesome capture! #2282992

Pat Gamwell 1/13/2006 9:00:51 AM

Ohhhhhh, my goodness! Where in the world were you standing to get this shot? This is TOTALLY AWESOME! #2284303

Sergio La Spina 1/13/2006 10:33:34 AM

Terrific and spettacular shot Dan!!!!! #2284683

Dan J. Holm 1/13/2006 6:23:55 PM

Thank you all so much!! I truly appreciate it! ... This shot was take from my front porch with a 300mm lens. Fortunately, it was contained before it threatened my neigborhood! ... #2286139

Noel Baebler 1/14/2006 1:06:34 PM

Incredible shot, Dan! #2288644

Kathleen K. Parker 1/15/2006 9:34:41 AM

Fabulous shot, Dan!!! Thank goodness you all were safe!!!
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Carla Metzler 1/16/2006 7:32:56 AM

Really great shot, Dan! Right now all the fires are out in our area, but we need rain! #2294480

Luigi Di Serio 1/17/2006 2:40:25 PM

Awesome "right in the action" shot! #2299505

Mette Vendelboe Allison 1/27/2006 6:29:23 AM

Very cool shot, abit too light though, I think. Under image, adjustments there's a function called "shadow/highlighting". Try that one for making the highlights less outspoken and for darkening the rest abit to achievemore saturated colors. I think, it would make it more dramatic and emotional. Try it:-) #2344962

Chris Macer 1/27/2006 6:51:13 AM

Only 300mm?!? Too close for me, Dan! Amazing capture tho! :) #2345057

Darryl Wilkinson 2/21/2006 3:02:55 AM

Dan, I don't know how I missed this VERY powerful and dramatic capture of yours???? Yet I am here to congratulate you on this most impressive piece of camera work making FINALIST!!! BRAVO!!!!!! #2444135

Pat Gamwell 2/21/2006 3:05:37 AM

CONGRATS on this dramatic & powerful image! #2444142

Souha Dooly 2/21/2006 4:34:38 AM

Congratulations on all your wonderful Finalists, Dan! #2444468

Chris Macer 2/21/2006 6:15:57 AM

Congrats again, Dan! Well done! :) #2445391

Carla Metzler 2/21/2006 8:03:33 AM

Congratulations on a really great Finalist image, Dan!! #2446198

Steven Gunnerson 2/21/2006 8:57:39 AM

Congratulations Dan!!! #2446507

Stan J. Contrades 2/21/2006 9:50:16 AM

CONGRATULATIONS once again, Dan, and that looked a little too close but happy to hear you were not in danger!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2446935

Laurence Saliba 2/21/2006 10:02:10 AM

Congrats on all your wonderful finalists Dan!!!! #2447021

Terry L. Ellis 2/21/2006 2:56:51 PM

Another fabulous finalist, Dan! Congratulations!!!!!!!!! #2448484

Noel Baebler 2/21/2006 4:12:00 PM

Huzzah, Dan! #2448955

Corinne M. Thompson 2/21/2006 6:42:06 PM

Congrats on your Finalist Dan :) #2449950

Jill Flynn 2/21/2006 8:21:11 PM

WOW Dan. Congratulations on another great finalist! #2450538

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/23/2006 9:51:23 AM

I love the action, congrats! #2457597

Goshka G. 2/23/2006 1:15:27 PM

Congrats on all your finalists this month, Dan!! This is really awesome!! #2458532

Margaret Sikora 2/24/2006 10:28:19 PM

Congratulations Dan this definitely is finalist material . #2464209

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Description

A firefighting helicopter drops water on a California mountain wildfire.

Uploaded on 1/11/2006 11:03:25 PM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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