Arthur Bohlmann 12/28/2008 2:09:48 PM

Pretty Cool, I really like your capture #1057939

Russell E. Smith 12/28/2008 3:05:12 PM

Great job, I knew this group would do the challenge justice - great idea and execution! I have tried this technique in the past, without good results - again, good job! #6950943

Sue C. Cole 12/31/2008 11:47:07 PM

Very nice I really like this kind of abstract.:) #6964896

Molly A. O 1/1/2009 4:17:02 PM

I love the total effect of this shot, it's not just part of the way, I feel like I am taking off in space mountain or something with the way the lines are placed. AWESOME! #6968402

Michael S. Baker 1/2/2009 5:24:11 AM

Great shot, Sadonna!
Can you explain how you captured this image?

Mike B- #6970372

Irene Colling 1/2/2009 8:14:29 PM

Exciting photo Sadonna. I love playing around with a zoom blur too.
I particularily like the color and sense of movement you captured. #6974426

Usman M. Bajwa 1/21/2009 9:15:01 PM

Lovely capture and Congratulations on this amazing Finalist.

UB. #7065219

Sadonna Lingnau 1/22/2009 7:57:00 AM

Here are the specs of the image.

Canon 40D
Shutter 1/8 sec
Exposure Manual
F-Stop f/5.6
ISO 1600

Shot with my 50mm f/1.8 on a tripod

Basically I was bored one day before Christmas and decided to try to get some pictures of the lights on the tree. After that was not really all the great I decided to make shapes with making my lens out of focus.

In CS3 I have a action that takes your image and makes swirls out of it. Have done this before with a few firework pictures. I did not really use the action much just made it to where it looks like out of space. Which was my very first impression of this image.

Gives you a Star Trek feeling to it. Or it does to me. Thank you for all the wonderful comments. I am sorry I did not get back in time, I am not on here that much but try to be more often. #7068046

Melissa G. Meiselman 1/22/2009 10:17:00 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!!! #7068535

Eugenio Diaz 1/23/2009 2:24:10 PM

Congratulation on your AMAZING Finalist!!!
Well done!!!! #7074709

Raquel J. Ruiz 2/7/2009 11:53:25 PM

Awesome job! Congrats! #7139936

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Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/8 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1600, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 133.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 12/28/2008 1:03:34 PM

Made With

Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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