On the Bridge

© Colleen Farrell

On the Bridge

Michelle Alton level-classic 12/28/2008 11:50:14 AM

I think it's just super cool, Colleen. #1057825

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 12/28/2008 11:51:43 AM

Love the tones, lines and clarity here, Colleen.

Dominick #6949882

Clyde P. Smith level-classic 12/28/2008 11:58:04 AM

Great capture Colleen. Excellent tones, lines and clarity. #6949924

A P level-classic 12/28/2008 12:10:51 PM

Awesome driving capture, Colleen. What talent I can't hold the camera steady when holding still. LOLOL #6950028

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 12/28/2008 12:36:04 PM

Incredible shot from inside the car with great linear elements, sharp focus and well converted into black and white, Colleen!! #6950174

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 12/28/2008 1:11:49 PM

I hope you were not the one driving LOL!
AWSOME pov and capture Colleen, Amazing clarity for 70MPH!!! #6950348

Tiia Vissak level-classic 12/28/2008 2:01:46 PM

very cool! #6950604

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 12/28/2008 2:22:51 PM

Wow, Colleen. Absolutely amazing and wonderful work. Hope you weren't driving. Outstanding. Love the B&W too. #6950710

William C. Raco level-classic 12/28/2008 2:27:44 PM

Very good composition, light, details, depth and textures, Colleen #6950747

Colleen Farrell level-classic 12/28/2008 2:48:30 PM

Thanks so much, everybody! I really appreciate your great comments.

Yes, I was driving--with both hands on the wheel, I held the camera in my teeth and pressed the shutter button with my eyelashes. What a photographer won't do to get the shot! (Don't even try to visualize it--it's as impossible as it sounds, LOL) #6950867

Courtenay Vanderbilt 12/28/2008 3:11:51 PM

Fantastic in every way Colleen! The image and the way you took it! #6950966

Pat Gamwell 12/28/2008 4:32:27 PM

Don't ya just LOVE it when everything works out so perfectly!!! AWESOME shot, Colleen! #6951296

Beverley Scott level-classic 12/28/2008 4:48:49 PM

A fantastic image Colleen. I drove over a very similar bridge yesterday and thought how great it would be to capture it but as I was on my own I didn't try. Now I'll know in future - extra mascara to strengthen my eyelashes for the shutter button! #6951357

Colleen Farrell level-classic 12/28/2008 8:57:59 PM

Thank you so much, Courtenay, Pat and Beverley! #6952033

Deb Koskovich 12/29/2008 3:41:34 AM

Wow, I think you did a great job on this, Colleen! Mine would never have come out that sharp and well composed, I can tell you that for sure, LOL. #6952771

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 12/29/2008 10:04:11 AM

INCREDIBLE, Colleen!!!!! :-) k #6954151

Jessica Jenney level-classic 12/29/2008 10:12:56 AM

You must have very steady hands, Colleen! Terrific tones, symmetry and detail,! Well composed! #6954184

Jennifer L. Alder 12/29/2008 10:14:26 AM

Loving this one!!! Great lines and tone, Colleen :) #6954191

Colleen Farrell level-classic 12/29/2008 11:31:58 AM

Thank you Deb, Kitty, Jessica and Jennifer! #6954409

Renata Gusciora level-classic 12/29/2008 11:51:58 AM

Incredible perspective and super tones,wonderful shot,Colleen! #6954460

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 12/29/2008 12:08:20 PM

Wonderful b+w photo, Colleen! Excellent perspective, lines, and details. #6954501

Kumiko Parkinson 12/29/2008 12:15:50 PM

Great repetition and symmetrical patterns, tones....made a wonderful image, Colleen! #6954522

Tammy Espino 12/29/2008 1:25:59 PM

lol picturing you driving with a camera strap in your mouth! I have a time or two set mine on the steering wheel top and snapped quick! My bad! :)
Awesome, awesome capture! #6954719

Laurie Daily level-classic 12/29/2008 2:36:39 PM

I was going to say don't tell me you you driving!!! Too late for that...you be careful girl!!! Great capture btw...But, I wish someone had taken a pic of you in your creative position! Still unbelievable! #6954933

Colleen Farrell level-classic 12/29/2008 5:33:39 PM

Thank you so much, Renata, Sabrina, Kumiko, Tammy and Laurie! #6955436

Dianna Murphy level-classic 12/29/2008 6:45:34 PM

Wow, I think its awesome! #6955850

Mitch Spence level-classic 1/1/2009 12:15:17 PM

Well, I actually like that slight feeling of blur, of going fast down the highway and across the bridge. Really great lines here. #6967443

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/1/2009 8:57:27 PM

Thank you so much for the great comments, Dianna and Mitch! #6969150

Phil Stith 1/2/2009 3:09:14 AM

Just a terrific shot, Colleen and the b/w gives it tremendous impact. #6969886

Susan Fox 1/2/2009 7:33:53 AM

LOL COlleen! You must have some amazingly strong eyelashes ;-)

Wonderful capture! Looks great in black and white #6971201

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/2/2009 10:34:06 AM

Thank you, Phil and Susan! :) #6972139

Judi Morrissey 1/2/2009 7:06:23 PM

fantastic capture! #6974213

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/3/2009 12:18:24 PM

Thank you, Judi! #6977296

Debra R. Harder level-classic 1/3/2009 12:26:15 PM

Brilliant POV on this, Colleen. I love the black and white. Your tones are always perfect. You just keep creating more and more masterpieces. Deb #6977330

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/3/2009 2:13:35 PM

Thank you so much, Deb! #6977788

Allen Hughes level-classic 1/4/2009 10:17:22 AM

Another cool shot. Wonderful framing and I love the motion. I'm guessing the Bay Bridge. #6980918

Alex T. Mizuno level-classic 1/4/2009 3:32:58 PM

Amazing shot Colleen! Can't believe you were going 70mph with your camera in one hand. I can't go more than 55mph even without my camera. I'm a pussy cat driver. LOL! #6982063

Anna M. Halasz level-classic 1/5/2009 12:12:08 PM

This is great Colleen !!! Fantastic B&W !! Anna #6985867

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/6/2009 6:01:38 PM

Thanks so much, Allen, Alex and Anna!

Allen, it's actually the Richmond bridge, going east.

Alex, you know I was kidding about driving while shooting, right? ;) I'm a pretty good driver, but way too clumsy with the camera to do both at once! lol #6992190

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 1/6/2009 10:05:47 PM

Boy, is this fantastic!
Love the perspective and pov!
And the BW conversion is great, too!
Sniles, Lisa♥ #6992823

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/6/2009 10:38:49 PM

Thanks so much, Lisa! #6992878

Antonio Amen level-classic 1/7/2009 2:40:32 AM

Nice picture, I have one just look like this one.
Thank you for comment on my photo.
Kind regards
António #6993420

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 1/8/2009 8:39:26 AM

Awesome image Colleen! #7000821

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/8/2009 12:22:55 PM

Thank you, Antonio and Corinne! #7001848

Carol Teal 1/12/2009 6:30:03 PM

Beautiful symmetry and lines Colleen and so artistic in B&W! There is an old bridge similar to this near Tallahassee where we went camping and I wanted to go shoot it. Howeve, when I asked how far it was and they told me an hour, I didn't think we had time, and I was right. Time we got packed and home, it was late New Year's Eve. Now I wish more than ever that we could have made it although there was only me to drive, and I don't think my eyelashes are strong enough to snap the image, although I admit I haven't tried that yet! #7021711

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/14/2009 9:21:57 AM

Thanks for your comments, Carol! I know what you mean about lost photo opps! #7029550

Elida Gutierrez 1/21/2009 5:03:27 PM

Perfect capture CONGRATULATIONS!!! #7062650

Tammy Espino 1/21/2009 5:10:10 PM

Congrats on a great finalist!! :) #7062737

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/21/2009 5:25:56 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE Congrats on your finalist, Best of luck in the next round! #7062957

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/21/2009 5:40:49 PM

Amazing shot, Colleen, and I love the b&w conversion. Congratulations and good luck. #7063124

Nikki McDonald level-classic 1/21/2009 5:43:37 PM

Amazing shot, Colleen, and I love the b&w conversion. Congratulations and good luck. #7063163

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic 1/21/2009 5:54:51 PM

OUTSTANDING CAPTURE COLLEEN!!!! Congratulations on this perfect Finalist!! Good luck!!! Laura #7063294

Robert Baer level-classic 1/21/2009 6:18:55 PM

hope you weren't driving. Just kidding. congrats on this wonderful capture colleen. #7063579

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 1/21/2009 6:25:52 PM

Congratulations, again, Colleen! A fabulous finalist! #7063672

Ken Smith level-classic 1/21/2009 6:35:11 PM

I like the convergence in this...very nice, Colleeen! #7063780

Leslie McLain level-classic 1/21/2009 7:06:53 PM

Congrats on your very cool finalist. #7064121

Alex T. Mizuno level-classic 1/21/2009 7:16:38 PM

I knew you were on the way to win when you were driving on the Richmond Bridge :) Congratulations on your Finalist, Colleen!! #7064224

Monika Sapek level-classic 1/21/2009 7:31:58 PM

Love the perspective here. Congratulations on your finalist, Colleen!
Monika #7064377

Daniella Puente level-classic 1/21/2009 8:15:48 PM

WOW Colleen this is just SUPERB!!! Big congrats :) #7064777

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/21/2009 9:14:56 PM

Lovely capture and Congratulations on this amazing Finalist.

UB. #7065218

Bojan Bencic level-classic 1/21/2009 10:44:24 PM

Congratulations on your finalists, Colleen. #7065647

Allen Hughes level-classic 1/21/2009 11:18:29 PM

Hey Colleen.... I knew we'd be seeing this again. #7065835

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 1/21/2009 11:28:57 PM

Congratulations on another fantastic finalist, Colleen! #7065931

Vitor Dias 1/22/2009 2:22:31 AM

Congratulations Colleen!

rgs Vitor #7066578

anonymous 1/22/2009 6:41:58 AM

Congratulations Colleen on yet another fantastic finalist! B- #7067688

Peter Appelbaum level-classic 1/22/2009 6:48:52 AM

Awesome finalist Colleen. Peter #7067708

Evy Johansen level-classic 1/22/2009 7:07:34 AM

Congratulations again, Colleen!! Wonderful finalist! #7067789

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 1/22/2009 7:37:28 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Colleen! You're on a roll! #7067936

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/22/2009 7:45:52 AM

Thank you so much, everybody! I really appreciate your wonderful comments and congrats! #7067989

Datha Y. Thompson 1/22/2009 8:25:14 AM

Perfection!!! CONGRATULATIONS Again :0) #7068148

Allen O. Howard 1/22/2009 9:11:50 AM

A fantastic capture and conversion, Colleen! A big congratulations!!! #7068339

Sam Britt level-classic 1/22/2009 9:56:42 AM

Congratulations - terrific finalist, Colleen! #7068477

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 1/22/2009 10:11:20 AM

This is Terrific Colleen!!!!
Congratulations!! #7068506

Mitch Spence level-classic 1/22/2009 10:29:06 AM

Love this shot, Colleen. Congratulations. #7068593

Tiia Vissak level-classic 1/22/2009 10:33:57 AM

Congratulations! #7068617

Agnes Fegan level-classic 1/22/2009 10:40:45 AM

Congratulations Colleen! #7068657

Stefania Barbier level-classic 1/22/2009 11:16:15 AM

ANOTHER GORGEOUS FINALIST, CONGRATS AGAIN!!! #7068814

Phil Stith level-classic 1/22/2009 2:03:23 PM

Great job, Colleen! #7069612

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/22/2009 2:08:04 PM

CONGRATULATIONS again, COLLEEN!!! WTG,my friend!!! #7069637

Laurie Daily level-classic 1/22/2009 2:08:15 PM

So glad to see this one again...you and your shooting in the car shots!!! A HuGe congratulations to you on your finalist, Colleen!

#7069638

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 1/22/2009 2:48:59 PM

Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalits, Colleen!! #7069881

Renee Doyle level-classic 1/22/2009 4:31:15 PM

Big congratulations on this wonderful finalist Colleen! #7070358

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/22/2009 6:18:46 PM

Thank you so much, everybody! #7070954

Sharon level-classic 1/22/2009 8:42:13 PM

WTGG!!! Congratulations on this very cool finalist, Colleen!!! All the best in the next round. #7071538

Beverley Scott level-classic 1/23/2009 1:47:40 AM

Huge congratulations on all your finalists, Colleen!!! (But this is my favourite) #7072047

Debra R. Harder level-classic 1/23/2009 6:02:04 AM

I knew we'd see this brilliant image again, Colleen!! Congratulations again on another OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb #7072721

Dianna Murphy level-classic 1/23/2009 5:14:24 PM

Congratulations on your fabulous image! #7076076

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 1/24/2009 6:28:30 AM

Colleen- Stunning on the fly photo work with amazing results that put you in the Finalist group. WTG. Congratulations. #7078986

Linda Blair level-classic 1/24/2009 3:50:55 PM

Another awesome image....congratulations!!! #7080854

Jeana Clark level-classic 1/24/2009 7:58:18 PM


Excellent Finalist!!!!
Congratulations!!!!!

~J~ #7081783

Jennifer L. Taranto 1/25/2009 8:15:40 AM

Super HUGE congrats!!! #7083878

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/26/2009 10:03:28 PM

Thanks very much, everybody! :D #7092250

Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/29/2009 11:34:47 AM

Congratulations on your excellent finalist, Colleen! Terrific perspective, lines and tones. #7102760

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/30/2009 8:37:11 AM

Thank you, Vladan! #7106259

Anne McKinnell level-classic 10/4/2009 7:06:39 PM

Colleen, this is just beautiful. The black and white treatment is fantastic. #8008173

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Description


I thought this was a cool sight yesterday.
Shot through the windshield while traveling about 70 mph.
Unfortunately there's motion blur, but I was pleased to get the truck
right in the center of the frame, with an almost perfectly symmetrical design around it--
no cropping or rotating!

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: NIKON D70s

Uploaded on 12/28/2008 11:17:17 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D70S Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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