Man Versus Nature

© Rob Friedman

Man Versus Nature

Joy Brown level-deluxe 11/15/2004 3:32:47 AM

terrific capture, Rob! #188562

Paul Michko 11/15/2004 3:40:08 AM

Great capture, Rob. Looks like nature has the upper hand. #910252

Kathleen Clemons 11/15/2004 3:40:39 AM

I think I'd have titled this one, "Insanity". lol Excellent catch, Rob! #910256

Colleen Braun 11/15/2004 3:42:40 AM

how do you know it's a man? could be a woman !!!
great capture... #910263

Donna W. Neal 11/15/2004 3:55:30 AM

Wow, I think this person is about to be swallowed up! #910295

Wally Orlowsky level-deluxe 11/15/2004 3:59:08 AM

Great capture, Rob ... sure looks like fun. #910303

Cathy Gregor 11/15/2004 4:07:38 AM

Cool shot, Rob!
-cathy #910320

Amy N. Cappelli 11/15/2004 4:09:18 AM

Wow! This is an awesome shot!
up a "creek" with a paddle, i'd say he still has a chance of conquering nature :-) #910329

Cindy Paquette 11/15/2004 4:12:04 AM

Wow~ The force of that water looks like huge storm clouds! I agree, a bit of insanity here! Such a great shot Rob! #910334

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 11/15/2004 4:32:28 AM

Great shot, Rob!! LOL Colleen!! #910408

Marcie A. Fowler 11/15/2004 5:19:23 AM

Fantastic image Rob. Not a battle I'd want to face!!! Love to watch it though! #910538

Charlene Bayerle level-deluxe 11/15/2004 5:24:05 AM

WOW!!!Brave person....great capture and comp Rob!!!! #910567

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 11/15/2004 5:27:02 AM

Great shot, but that guy is NUTS! We know it's a guy because women aren't that dumb. LOL #910584

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 11/15/2004 5:33:21 AM

Terrific capture, Rob, and ditto Carolyn!

-Debby #910618

S J level-deluxe 11/15/2004 5:54:33 AM

Terrific action capture, Rob! Did he make it?? #910718

Michael Allen level-deluxe 11/15/2004 6:19:08 AM

Run down there quick and give him your camera. LOL..

Awesome shot, Rob.

I'm hopping we're going to see the next few sequences here. ... mike ;-] #910793

Allan L. Whitehead 11/15/2004 6:41:29 AM

Magnificent action-shot, Rob, he can't win but I'm sure he'll probably survive, eh… I used to do this long ago in a galaxy far, far, away… These guys don't avoid these scenarios, they go looking for them. Very well done, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan #910866

cj patterson 11/15/2004 6:50:31 AM

wow!! fantastic image!!! #910889

Susan T. Parady 11/15/2004 7:47:14 AM

I'll have to agree with the insanity comments. Great image! #911010

Michael Wehrman level-deluxe 11/15/2004 8:10:34 AM

Great shot Carol #911065

Karen Engelbreth level-deluxe 11/15/2004 10:34:19 AM

Great actionshot, Rob! #911260

Casey A. Hanson level-deluxe 11/15/2004 11:00:57 AM

Man, that looks like such fun!
Great action shot Rob! #911294

Stacey M level-deluxe 11/15/2004 11:18:41 AM

You are the KING of the action shots, be it T-Ball or Extreme Sports!!! Excellent. #911319

Murry Grigsby 11/15/2004 1:21:57 PM

Terrific high perspective and scale Rob! Looks like MAN could be in for some trouble? :0) #911472

Mellanie 11/15/2004 2:35:09 PM

what a brave person....Great comp and perspective, Rob! #911617

Kelly Abernathy level-deluxe 11/15/2004 3:47:14 PM

WOW - Terrific shot Rob! Did you go next? :) -K #911738

Elisabeth A. Gay level-deluxe 11/15/2004 3:50:44 PM

I'd have been terrified!!! What an awesome shot Rob!
Ann #911748

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 11/15/2004 4:04:16 PM

Awesome capture Rob. No really awesome capture. #911783

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 11/15/2004 7:34:20 PM

Great perspectice. Really shows the power of nature! #913967

S J level-deluxe 12/3/2004 12:22:32 AM

Terrific Action shot, Rob! Congrats on your POTD!!! #951216

Karen Engelbreth level-deluxe 12/3/2004 12:28:11 AM

Congrats on your POTD, Rob! #951220

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 12/3/2004 12:29:55 AM

Way to go Rob! #951222

Denys PASTRÉ level-deluxe 12/3/2004 12:43:01 AM

Great shot, Rob! We tremble for him... #951236

Allan L. Whitehead 12/3/2004 2:54:36 AM

Rob, congratulations on this absolutely terrific "POTD" selection. It is very well deserved and I'm very proud of this for you. Well done, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #951294

Kathleen Clemons 12/3/2004 2:56:37 AM

Congrats, Rob! :) #951298

Diane Dupuis-Kallos 12/3/2004 3:04:19 AM

Hi Rob! WOW - This is simply amazing! Congats on your well deserved POTD! #951305

Ed Heaton 12/3/2004 3:28:24 AM

Hi Rob,
Very nicely done!

Congrats on POTD... #951371

Charlene Bayerle level-deluxe 12/3/2004 3:35:10 AM

Congratulations Rob...well deserved POTD!!!! #951392

Wally Orlowsky level-deluxe 12/3/2004 3:37:05 AM

Congratulations on this exciting POTD, Rob. #951395

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 12/3/2004 4:10:47 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Rob, well deserved!

-Debby #951529

Blanca Acosta level-deluxe 12/3/2004 4:46:49 AM

Impressive! That's the kind of photo I expect to see as the potd. movement, dynamics, passion, texture, story, b&w vs, color, perspective.
excellent photo! #951602

Debra Booth level-deluxe 12/3/2004 4:56:57 AM

Great capture, Rob! Congrats on the POTD!! #951631

Dolores Neilson level-deluxe 12/3/2004 5:10:24 AM

Dis is da bomb, Rob!!!

This image evokes a feeling of trepidation for the kayaker...wondering if his/her skills will be adequate enough to master the water in order to preserve his life. I LOVE LOVE LOVE this, Rob!! Love this story!! #951670

Josselyne Klecanda level-deluxe 12/3/2004 5:12:12 AM

WOW!! Great shot Rob. #951681

Wendy Stevenson level-deluxe 12/3/2004 5:16:11 AM

I really like the scale you've conveyed here. Congrats on our POTD!! #951703

Casey A. Hanson level-deluxe 12/3/2004 5:38:52 AM

Congrats on your POTD, Rob! :0)
#951766

Peggy Wolff level-deluxe 12/3/2004 5:52:14 AM

Congrats on POTD! This is amazing! #951781

Scott Pedersen level-deluxe 12/3/2004 5:59:30 AM

Excellent shot. #951794

Paul Michko level-deluxe 12/3/2004 6:03:41 AM

Congratulations, Rob. Excellent shot. #951803

Stacey M level-deluxe 12/3/2004 6:21:27 AM

Congrats on POTD.....WELL DESERVED!!! #951847

Dan Walters level-deluxe 12/3/2004 6:21:51 AM

Great action shot. I really liked the way you composed the image. #951848

Murry Grigsby 12/3/2004 6:49:07 AM

Congrats on your terrific POTD Rob! #951913

Janet Kinney 12/3/2004 7:26:32 AM

Great shot! Talk about a picture that tells a story. You captured it. #951990

Kathleen R. Struckle level-deluxe 12/3/2004 8:06:08 AM

This image is just awesome Rob!! Congrat's on POTD. #952046

Audrea Telkamp 12/3/2004 9:25:15 AM

Congratulations Rob!! Outstanding image in every way!! #952185

Amanda Olson 12/3/2004 10:53:26 AM

OH MY GOSH!!! This is such an amazing shot, Rob! I love the size comparison of the huge, angry waves, and the little, tiny man. Just a fantastic comp!!! I hope to see more work like this. :) #952264

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-deluxe 12/3/2004 1:24:09 PM

Congratulations on this excellent image. Great choice for photo of the day! The perspective works very well. #952506

Spen Larsen 12/3/2004 1:45:01 PM

Totally awesome. Spen #952532

Sonya Turner 12/3/2004 2:33:19 PM

Great shot, I don't like his chances of getting out of that in one piece! #952605

Duane B. Blocker 12/3/2004 2:54:27 PM

Very nice shot, when I first got it in my email I thought it was a black & white shot with just the color in the kayak via software. But as I really looked at it I saw the color of the rock and the water and I said to myself now that is cool. #952664

Rob Friedman 12/3/2004 2:56:28 PM

Thanks everyone for such super comments!! I'm glad you enjoyed the photo--I certainly enjoyed your comments. :) #952672

Bonnie C. Lackey level-deluxe 12/3/2004 3:08:08 PM

Congrats, Rob. Don't know how I missed this one when you posted it. Guess this is what happens when little t-ballers grow up! #952701

Terry Bromfield 12/3/2004 5:21:53 PM

Whomever it is man or woman,they would have to be a bit crazy...men definitely do not have a monopoly on dumb stunts. #952876

William C. Raco level-deluxe 12/3/2004 7:30:15 PM

Wow, this is a fantastic photo, Rob.
Congratulations.
The POTD recognition is well deserved.

bill #953050

Anita Taylor level-deluxe 12/3/2004 7:39:05 PM

Awesome shot, Rob! Looks rather intimidating.........who one?! #953064

Cindy Paquette 12/4/2004 5:15:23 AM

Congratulations on your POTD Rob! This shot just oozes with power and action and you did such a splendid job of catching it all!!! Congrats again!! #953517

Carol Brill 12/4/2004 2:02:10 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic POTD, Rob, I really like the sense of scale and adventure that you have captured here! #954311

Carol Brill 12/16/2004 12:23:04 AM

And another round of congratulations on reaching the finals as well, Rob, best of luck! #974836

Alan L. Borror level-deluxe 12/16/2004 2:29:12 AM

Congrats on another finalist and good luck, rob! #975009

Amy N. Cappelli 12/16/2004 4:06:12 AM

congrats! #975296

Colleen Braun 12/16/2004 4:08:03 AM

congratulations... #975309

Cindy Paquette 12/16/2004 4:18:02 AM

YAY!!! This is such an incredible shot Rob! Big Congratulations on this final selection!!! I hope to see it in the next round!! #975392

Diane Addonizio level-deluxe 12/16/2004 4:36:19 AM

Congrats, Rob! #975496

Allan L. Whitehead 12/16/2004 4:41:03 AM

Rob, congratulations on your finalist selection. Well done, and good luck in the next step - your good friend, Allan #975518

Casey A. Hanson level-deluxe 12/16/2004 5:42:05 AM

Congrats, ROb! #975807

Audrea Telkamp level-deluxe 12/16/2004 6:38:46 AM

Congratulations Rob on your finalist for this absolutely outstanding image!! #976108

Stacey M level-deluxe 12/16/2004 8:48:50 AM

Congrats Rob!!! I fully expect to see one do well in the next round. Awesome job!!! #976680

Kathleen Clemons 12/16/2004 12:53:51 PM

Congrats again, Rob! #977879

Elisabeth A. Gay level-deluxe 12/16/2004 3:30:47 PM

congratulations, Rob!
Ann #978422

William C. Raco level-deluxe 12/16/2004 3:55:02 PM

Congratulations, Rob
Excellent photo!

bill #978546

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 12/17/2004 1:05:25 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Rob!

Best Wishes,
Debby #980217

S J level-deluxe 12/17/2004 7:19:08 AM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Rob! #981107

Darren K. Fisher level-deluxe 12/17/2004 5:16:47 PM

Congratulations Rob!!!! #982159

Mellanie level-deluxe 12/17/2004 5:20:15 PM

Congrats, Rob!!! #982190

Kathleen Clemons 12/17/2004 5:33:28 PM

Congratulations on your win, Rob!! :) #982281

Stacey M 12/17/2004 5:36:51 PM

Congrats Rob-----knew this was a winner all along!!! #982307

Cindy Paquette 12/17/2004 5:42:45 PM

Now that I've got what I wished for in seeing your photo in the WINNER circle, I'm wishing for LOTTERY next!!! YAY and YAY Rob!!! What a powerful image...CONGRATULATIONS on this wonder!
Cindy #982344

William C. Raco level-deluxe 12/17/2004 5:45:23 PM

Congratulations, Rob!
Very well deserved!

bill #982360

Tom Andersen level-deluxe 12/17/2004 5:48:35 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Rob! Terrific shot! #982377

Joy Brown level-deluxe 12/17/2004 5:50:20 PM

Congratulations on this great winner, Rob! #982392

Wally Orlowsky level-deluxe 12/17/2004 5:53:58 PM

Congratulations on this spectacular winner, Rob. #982417

S J 12/17/2004 6:00:04 PM

Congratulations on this terrific winning shot, Rob! #982477

Alan L. Borror level-deluxe 12/17/2004 6:09:47 PM

Congratulations on a great winner, Rob! #982531

Allan L. Whitehead 12/17/2004 6:29:15 PM

Rob, congratulations on this wonderful win, its richly deserved, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan #982645

Susan T. Evans 12/17/2004 6:59:27 PM

CONGRATS ROB, ON YOUR WELL DESERVED WIN!!!! #982771

Debra Booth 12/17/2004 7:28:01 PM

Congratulations, Rob!!! #982861

Janet Detota 12/17/2004 7:47:50 PM

Congratulations on this dramatic capture!! #982934

Charlene Bayerle level-deluxe 12/17/2004 7:49:52 PM

Huge congratulations Rob!!!!! #982938

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 12/17/2004 9:25:33 PM

Congratulations on your win, Rob!! #983130

Carol Brill 12/17/2004 9:47:28 PM

Rob, congratulations on your winning finish this month! #983176

Mette Vendelboe Allison 12/17/2004 11:40:23 PM

I like the great detail and title a lot, Rob! Congrats! #983354

Karen Engelbreth 12/18/2004 12:47:20 AM

Congratulations on your final win, Rob!

#983412

Kelly Abernathy level-deluxe 12/18/2004 4:23:38 AM

Congratulations on your win!! -K #983665

Donna W. Neal 12/18/2004 6:14:35 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved Winner Rob #984028

Cathy Gregor 12/18/2004 6:17:37 AM

Congrats on your win, Rob!
-cathy #984041

Amy N. Cappelli 12/18/2004 6:55:20 AM

congrats on the win! #984171

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 12/18/2004 7:08:06 AM

Cogratulations to you Rob!!!!! #984207

Michael Allen 12/18/2004 4:44:07 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved win, Rob.

Terrific!!! ..mike ;-] #985282

Sonya Turner 12/18/2004 6:19:16 PM

Well deserved win!!! #985390

Leonard Pierce 12/18/2004 7:56:21 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your very well deserved Second Place win, Rob!!!! #985558

Diane Addonizio level-deluxe 12/19/2004 5:04:00 PM

Congrats on your win, Rob! #986896

Murry Grigsby 12/20/2004 6:24:16 PM

Congrats on your win Rob! Terrific image!! #988764

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 1/10/2005 7:15:32 PM

Congratulations Rob! #1026319

Lori L. Thomas 5/10/2005 1:24:22 PM

Where were you standing to get this shot? #1337930

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 6/26/2005 8:20:15 PM

Congratulations Rob. Wonderful shot. #1523670

Laura Clay-Ballard 9/4/2005 3:18:28 PM

awesome image! BIG congrats .. #1801969

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 2/16/2009 1:52:12 AM

Amazing image, Rob!

Did you know that BP has this image of yours posted on a scrolling slide show of ALL of their winner? YES! On their home page? Pretty neat huh???

This likley only shows up once a day or more but it did show up and it caught my eye and I clicked on it and it did open for me!

So may I offer my congratulations to you on this exciting image and winner, Rob! -Laura Swan BP MEMBER for one year.

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