SECOND PLACE WINNER

© Piper Lehman

<b>SECOND PLACE WINNER</b>

Jeff Galbraith 4/7/2002 10:24:46 AM

Congrats Piper--guess that course really paid off--well done. #4657

Piper Lehman 4/7/2002 10:32:16 AM

Thanks, Jeff! You're not kidding about the course. Not that you need help, but you should join me in the next workshop. Would love to see some "old hats" from betterphoto in class with me so I can get to know you better. #6617

Jeff Galbraith 4/7/2002 10:40:58 AM

Hi Piper,
I would love to take part in the next workshop, but alas, we are in the middle of buying a new house, and I suspect that money is going to be tight--for about the next 20 years. #6618

Debbie Groff 4/7/2002 2:51:32 PM

What Fun! I love the man in the background watching the young child. #6625

Donna R. Moratelli 4/7/2002 5:59:56 PM

Piper, Sorry that I didn't catch you this morning. YIPPIE.........you won!!I know how much this means to you and with the help of the great Brian Peterson you have made it! Your stuff is getting better and better and better. #6638

Donna R. Moratelli 4/7/2002 6:00:10 PM

Piper, Sorry that I didn't catch you this morning. YIPPIE.........you won!!I know how much this means to you and with the help of the great Brian Peterson you have made it! Your stuff is getting better and better and better. #6639

Piper Lehman 4/8/2002 10:24:59 AM

Thanks, guys! Debbie, you make it sound like the "man in the background" is some lecherous old fart watching my nephew from afar! EEK! Just wanted to clear up that this is actually my dad in the background (also an old fart, actually, but we know him, so it's okay...ha ha) and that he is pushing Liam in the swing. #6677

Debbie Groff 4/8/2002 4:42:43 PM

LOL. I'm a grandmother...I should have made myself more clear. #6704

Adam Bolt 4/9/2002 3:41:30 AM

Piper.. Congrats on you being a finalist this month too. At first I didn't pay much attention to the thumbnail shot. This is sooo much better in the enlarged photo. The detail in the soles of the shoe and the sharp drop off in focus really catch my eye. What focal length/ shutter speed/ appature did you use. My guess is a standard 50 at 1/1000 sec at f2.
Cheers Adam
PS Thanks for all those comments on Dog Gone... makes me feel all warm and gooey inside. #6724

Piper Lehman 4/9/2002 8:37:53 AM

Hi, Adam. Thanks for enlarging! LOL
Took this with an N90s and 28-105 at 28mm and a polarizing filter. The ap was f/3.5 @ 1/1600 sec. (You can see this info imprinted on the bottom right corner of the shot--I forgot to burn this off before I loaded it.)
Thanks for your comments! :)
#6728

Christian Boice 4/9/2002 3:01:08 PM

Congrats Cub!!! #6740

Piper Lehman 4/9/2002 3:08:18 PM

Right back at ya, 'Christy'... #6742

Ray Charles 4/9/2002 10:26:22 PM

Well done Piper,
keep up the good work. #6768

Murry Grigsby 9/1/2004 3:06:21 PM

This one just popped up on the BP page and I guess I missed it earlier?? Terrific image Piper! Love your image design and those tack sharp shoe treads!! Congrats on your win also :0) #749967

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BetterPhoto.com Contest -- March, 2002

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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