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Kate Jackson level-classic 4/26/2005 11:14:16 AM

Really great picture Chris. Nice composition and effects! #241450

Gisela Olsson 4/26/2005 1:12:49 PM

I like the filter effect!! Had a look at your website as well, lovely pictures!!!

Judy S. Fung 4/26/2005 3:35:43 PM

Wonderful shot and composition, Chris! #1294415

Sam H. Warriner 4/26/2005 5:08:15 PM

what ever you did in photoshop worked.. #1294606

Chris L. Hurtt 4/26/2005 5:15:22 PM


Thanks for the comments! I was assisting Bryan at a workshop here in the Bay Area and it was very windy!

Sam, no photoshop effect...I used filters (tobacco) to get that 'earthy' color. This is just the raw file converted to jpg.

Chris #1294626

Stephanie Lyons 4/26/2005 5:47:46 PM

Gorgeous shot Chris! I love the wind blowing through his hair, and the color. Beautiful! #1294746

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 4/26/2005 8:16:09 PM

Wonderful image, Chris!!! #1295064

Kathryn (Love) Scheet level-classic 4/26/2005 8:19:29 PM

awesome capture Chris!!!
outstanding even!! #1295071

Muneer T. Al-Awami level-classic 5/21/2005 10:00:56 PM

Wonderful shot. #1376804

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 5/22/2005 1:20:16 AM

Congratulations, Chris!!! #1377892

Kate Jackson level-classic 5/22/2005 6:52:11 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Chris! #1379295

Jeff Robinson level-classic 5/22/2005 7:07:56 AM

Congrats on a great image! You have incoporated the other photographer into the landscape so well! Jeff #1379394

Stephanie Lyons level-classic 5/22/2005 8:31:14 AM

Well deserved congrats! #1379924

Gisela Olsson 5/22/2005 9:54:38 AM

Congratulations, well done!! #1380503

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 5/22/2005 6:44:51 PM

Congratulations, Chris, on this well deserved finalist!!! #1382746

Casey A. Hanson level-classic 5/22/2005 10:56:33 PM

Beautiful finalist, Chris! Love it! :0) #1383571

bob cornelison level-classic 5/24/2005 4:13:41 PM

Cool shot! I know just how windy and cold it is at that spot! Congrats!
~:O) #1391415

Judy S. Fung level-classic 5/24/2005 5:11:14 PM

Congrats, Chris! #1391629

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 5/24/2005 5:53:25 PM

Congratulations, Chris, on your fabulous second place win!!! Your work is stunning!! #1391859

Cathy Barrows 5/24/2005 6:25:02 PM

Congrats on your super win!...i always like seeing fellow BPer' Mom's maiden name is Hurtt with 2 t's...i've never met another #1392271

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic 5/24/2005 6:28:37 PM

Chris congratulations on your second place win.

Super job. Kerby #1392302

Rhonda Smith 5/24/2005 7:00:56 PM

Looks a tad windy there.. LOL.. Great shot. Congratulations Chris! #1392551

Jeff Lovinger level-classic 5/24/2005 7:13:02 PM

Congrats Chris. Great shot of Bryan!!! #1392637

Nancy Grace Chen level-classic 5/24/2005 9:01:10 PM

Beautiful tones, great framing... I'm sure he loves this one. Congratulations on a great winner.

Nancy #1392985

Melissa L. Zavadil level-classic 5/24/2005 10:17:55 PM

Wonderful shot! Neat effects also! Congratulations on a great 2nd place winner! #1393217

Claudette Foote level-classic 5/25/2005 7:10:50 AM

Chris congratulations on your second place win.


Patrick Campbell 5/25/2005 7:55:48 AM

Hey I think I know that guy! Congrats on your win, Chris! #1394936

Judy S. Fung 5/25/2005 12:33:58 PM

Congrats on your win, Chris! #1395992

Sandy Driscoll 5/25/2005 5:48:05 PM

This is really nice......wonderful perspective! Congratulations! #1397093

Chris L. Hurtt 5/25/2005 6:06:26 PM

Thanks all! I was very happy with the way this turned out and even more happy with all the comments!

Chris #1397153

Jennifer A. Okamoto 5/26/2005 4:09:44 PM

AWESOME!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! I am sooo happy for you, Chris. I loved this image the first time you showed it to me. And it looks like many others do too. Can't wait to shoot "the City" together - hopefully. #1400055

Rick Richardson 5/30/2005 8:28:34 AM

Chris, surely this should be entitled: "Bryan Peterson caught without tripod!"
Seriously, this shot cements my decision to get some Lee filters and stop using photoshop "filters" so much. Great look. #1411341

Paula Tabbada 5/31/2005 1:21:45 AM

I love the colors. Very dramatic. :) #1413381

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 6/4/2005 9:00:09 PM

Congratulations on your win Chris. This is a fantastic shot. Love your gallery. #1431531

Mary N C. Taitt 6/6/2005 6:06:36 AM

Fabulous shot, Chris, and congratulations on a well-deserved win. Nice use of filters, nice composition! Mary :-) #1435881

Morgan Kallin 6/7/2005 10:00:31 PM

Great shot and use of filter! Congrats on your win!! :) #1443780

Ananth K.S. 6/10/2005 2:15:16 PM

what is there so fantasti? quite a an oridnary picture.. #1455657

Ananth K.S. 6/10/2005 2:29:16 PM

i wanted to give an explanation to what I wrote before. look at the composition.. it is usual, not a rule breaking one.. look at the is not so eye catching.. do u think so? I watched all your is far better than this. then why this false praising? welll.. it is like that ,if sone body says ' is gorgeous..' then then others start scrbling like that.. oh.. wonderful shot. #1455715

Rick Richardson 6/10/2005 3:29:32 PM

Well Ananth four reasons. Firstly, as someone said, 'genius is simplicity'. And it was not so ordinary for Chris to visualize this composition. I have been to this exact spot many times but never thought of this. Only the bridge.
Secondly, if you look around you will not find very many shots of world renowned professional photographers in action.
Thirdly, this is only the most famous bridge in the world.
Finally, the colour is so fantasti!


Morgan Kallin 6/10/2005 6:41:20 PM

There are a lot of things that are great about this picture, but I am glad that we do not all like the same things. Still you have to be able to appreciate a picture for the components that went in to it. I can look at a painting sometimes and see the skill of the artist even if I do not like the painting it self. In my humble opinion it is not the object in the picture that is important but how it is portrayed and the emotions that the artist conveys through the image. Something I wish that I was better at. But practice makes perfect :) #1456401

Jennifer A. Okamoto 6/11/2005 11:04:46 PM

Ananth, I see no false praising about this photo. Though Chris has many wonderful photos, I see no reason to insult this one. I happen to love it,love this feel to it. It's just a moment. And really, how many photogrpahers are willing to photograph people. Chris did a great job and it shouldn't be counted as oridinary. Look at how many people disagree with you. #1459905

Penni Royston 6/14/2005 7:51:19 AM

AWESOME! Great perspective of "The Bridge". My favorite spot in the WORLD! #1468848

Stephanie Adams 11/8/2005 11:36:37 AM

Hey Chris, it's Stephanie, remember me from the Holland on location workshop?? AWESOME photo!!! Totally stunning and great of Bryan! He must be proud too!

So good to see your work, keep it up!!
Stephanie #2049992

Chris L. Hurtt 11/9/2005 4:40:13 AM


Wow, good to hear from you. I am currently at the airportin Athens, Greece. I will be home in a week or so and will try and email you then!

Chris #2053132

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 5/26/2006 7:21:28 AM

Wonderful shot of Bryan! I love it!! Even without his wonderful smile... Judy #2818039

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Our own Bryan Peterson at the Golden Gate. Nikkor 35-70mm 1/30 of a second hand held. Lee Graduated tobacco filter.

Uploaded on 4/26/2005 10:10:14 AM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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