Fancy New Bridge

© David Phalen

Fancy New Bridge

Tammy M. Anderson Student 7/14/2009 4:21:38 AM

This gorgeous, David. Excellent composition and reflection. #1153961

Colette M. Metcalf 7/14/2009 4:39:58 AM

Beautiful capture!! #7737379

Darren K. Fisher 7/14/2009 4:51:02 AM

WOW - outstanding capture, Dave. #7737409

Bonnie C. Lackey 7/14/2009 5:19:00 AM

Wonderful tones and a great comp! #7737495

Ron McEwan 7/14/2009 5:22:15 AM

Beautiful piece of work here, Dave, and I love the reflection too. Well done. #7737503

Joao Martinho 7/14/2009 5:44:43 AM

Beautiful tones and reflexive composition, Dave. #7737581

Joy Rector 7/14/2009 5:55:00 AM

love it David #7737622

Bojan Bencic 7/14/2009 6:08:28 AM

Fantastic image, David. Great work. #7737677

Jack Ryan 7/14/2009 6:44:17 AM

Great work, David. You ought to be working for the Columbus Visitor's Bureau. #7737770

Linda L. Ruiz 7/14/2009 7:24:30 AM

I would love to see this shot at night too, when it is completed and lite up. This picture is fantastic. Just beautiful #7737867

Sam Britt 7/14/2009 7:49:35 AM

Terrific image, David. Great composition, tones & reflection. #7737942

Shelly A. Van Camp 7/14/2009 7:52:15 AM

Beautiful capture, HDR and colors! #7737952

Tamara K. Walker 7/14/2009 8:07:55 AM

Wow City Boy, very beautifully done. #7738015

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/14/2009 8:33:30 AM

This is beautiful, really has the wow factor Dave, you have nailed these HDR'S

jo ann c. #7738132

Monnie Ryan 7/14/2009 8:36:21 AM

Wow -- that's quite a view in both directions! Can't wait to see it in person, David (your photo of it is just gorgeous)! #7738149

David Phalen 7/14/2009 8:49:11 AM

Thank you Tammy A., Colette, Darren, Bonnie, Ron, Joao, Joy, Bojan, Lack, Linda, Sam, Shelly, Tammy W., Jo Ann and Monnie!! #7738229

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/14/2009 11:12:54 AM

Incredibly awesome image, Davey!!! Perfectly BEAUTIFUL!!!! :-) k #7738615

Mike Clime 7/14/2009 12:09:56 PM

Really nice HDR shot! #7738743

Mary Beth Aiello 7/14/2009 12:13:49 PM

Wowzer, Dave. Outstanding in every way. A definite fav for me. #7738763

Pat Gamwell 7/14/2009 4:25:44 PM

SUPERB work, Dave! WTG! #7739642

Deb Koskovich 7/14/2009 6:45:31 PM

I sure admire a well done HDR image, and this certainly is one, Dave! #7740016

Doug Pignet 7/15/2009 2:49:05 AM


Beautifully done, Great comp and pov. Looks like a peaceful day. #7740719

Gail Vitikacs 7/15/2009 4:37:38 AM

Incredible....this is perfect! #7741015

David Phalen 7/15/2009 2:36:20 PM

Thank you Ma, Mike, Mary Beth, Pat, Deb, Doug and Gail!! #7742688

Eugenio Diaz 7/15/2009 4:43:27 PM

It all comes together to make a fabulous image. #7743057

Wanda Judd 7/16/2009 9:00:53 AM

Wonderful clarity, composition and colors... it is indeed a fancy bridge... #7745443

David Phalen 7/16/2009 10:23:19 AM

Thanks Eugenio and Wanda!! #7745689

Sabrina Ryan 7/16/2009 2:11:43 PM

Excellent reflection photo, David! Wonderfully composed! #7746316

Mary Timman 7/16/2009 6:24:48 PM

Beautifully composed! Wow...gotta see this when it's done! #7747037

Kaye Burazin 7/16/2009 6:25:44 PM

Lovely landscape beautifully captured. #7747040

Murry Grigsby 7/16/2009 7:03:23 PM

Hey David, Main Street is looking up :0) The bridge and it's reflection reminds me of the shape of an eye and really draws me into the frame! Terrific post processing also!! #7747136

Lorna Shutter 7/16/2009 9:21:33 PM

Wow! What an absolutely gorgeous image, David!!! Love the beautiful colours and reflections! Awesome HDR & DD work! Excellent capture! It's going into my faves! :) #7747407

Kristi A. Howson 7/19/2009 11:43:32 AM

Beautiful capture of the architectural design and reflection with the city building in the background David! #7755424

Linda Blair 7/20/2009 5:15:13 AM

A fantastic capture...love the HDR and other effects...very well done David!!!! #7757674

David Phalen 7/20/2009 6:10:20 AM

Thank you Sabrina, Mary, Kaye, Murry, Lorna, Kristi and Linda!! #7757864

Mitch Spence 7/20/2009 8:14:00 AM

The bridge as frame here is just great, Dave. Nicely done! #7758434

Kaye Burazin 7/20/2009 10:40:25 AM

Perfection, certain to see this one again. #7758896

Gary Lange 8/7/2009 7:15:34 AM

Another outstanding shot here, David! #7826321

Karen Engelbreth 8/17/2009 3:52:18 PM

Congratulations.... #7857870

Ron McEwan 8/17/2009 4:44:17 PM

Outstanding David, getting a well deserved Silver on this one, WTG CONGRATULATIONS #7858288

Karen Celella 8/17/2009 4:44:35 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist David. Excellent work! #7858291

Lorna Shutter 8/17/2009 5:00:47 PM

I just knew this would be a Finalist! CONGRATULATIONS, David!!!!! ... and good luck in the next round!!! :) Photobucket #7858433

Carla Metzler 8/17/2009 5:42:28 PM

Congratulations Dave! Great job!
Good luck in the next round! #7858735

Ken Smith 8/17/2009 7:24:11 PM

No surprise here. Congrats, David!! #7859674

Sabrina Ryan 8/17/2009 7:45:45 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this Awesome Finalist photo, David! #7859864

Jeana Clark 8/17/2009 8:05:52 PM


Excerllent work Dave!!!!!!
Congratulations on your fabulous finalist!!!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~ #7860026

Lisa J. Boulden 8/17/2009 9:08:09 PM

Beautifully seen and captured!
Congrats, David!
~óż~Lisa #7860390

Stefania Barbier 8/18/2009 12:44:01 AM

huge congratulations on your SPECTACULAR finalist!!! #7860813

Wanda Judd 8/18/2009 5:32:02 AM

David, Congratulations...I love the clarity in this shot and the Columbus skyline has never been photographed so well before... #7861776

Bojan Bencic 8/18/2009 6:05:52 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, David. #7861977

Linda Blair 8/18/2009 6:36:06 AM

So beautifully captured and presented David....congrats on finalist and good luck next round!!!!!!!!!! #7862155

Cathy Barrows 8/18/2009 7:38:15 AM

Congrats on your finalist...excellent #7862521

Eugenio Diaz 8/18/2009 7:54:57 AM

Congratulations, David on your fantastic finalist! Well done, my friend...good luck in the next round! #7862607

Tamara K. Walker 8/18/2009 8:45:53 AM

CONGRATULATIONS! #7862874

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/18/2009 9:35:08 AM

WOOO HOOO!

Congratulations on this beauty Dave!

jo ann c. #7863054

Nadya Johnson 8/18/2009 11:16:41 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Dave! #7863517

Erica Murphy 8/18/2009 4:38:11 PM

Congratulations!! This is very cool! #7864611

Kristi A. Howson 8/18/2009 8:54:11 PM

This is awesome David. Congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #7865359

Marijana Fajgl 8/19/2009 2:15:34 AM

Fantastic capture, David! Huge congratulations! #7866064

Jeff W. Robinson 8/19/2009 4:33:36 AM

Congrats Dave on your outstanding Finalist! Jeff #7866573

David Phalen 8/19/2009 6:18:00 AM

Thank you all VERY much!!! #7867009

Mitch Spence 8/19/2009 10:12:21 AM

This is such a winner image, Dave, and I'm so pleased to see it with its pretty finalist badge. #7867955

Patrick Rouzes 8/20/2009 2:09:47 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Finalist, David!!! #7872794

Nikki McDonald 9/16/2009 4:12:30 AM

Sorry I missed congratulating you earlier, Dave -- this is a splendid HDR image with great clarity and tones and a very pleasing composition. And now it's a Digital Darkroom Newsletter feature -- congratulations again! #7947050

David Phalen 9/16/2009 6:52:43 AM

Thank you Mitch, Patrick and Nikki!!

My first appearance in the DD newsletter. #7947620

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/16/2009 7:27:38 AM

Congrats on this super finalist, don't know how I missed that??

And...congrats on being spotlighted on Digital Darkroom today!

You are super man on effects and your classes friend!

jo ann c. #7947710

Dianna Murphy 9/16/2009 11:10:55 AM

Congratulations on your feature DD work. #7948270

Mitch Spence 9/16/2009 11:44:05 AM

Dave, you know I love this shot. Congratulations on the newsletter feature! #7948353

David Phalen 9/16/2009 2:31:54 PM

Thank you Jo Ann, Dianna and Mitch!! #7948707

Terry L. Ellis 9/16/2009 8:28:32 PM

Congratulations, David, for being featured today in DD! This is fabulous! #7949564

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/16/2009 8:51:23 PM

Truly remarkable David, congratulations on your Digital Darkroom feature! #7949596

Brad Harding 9/17/2009 8:11:50 AM

Congrats on the finalist David, like the use of the reflection. #7951078

Christine R. Lobsinger 5/23/2010 12:45:48 PM

David, this is AMAZING!!!!!!
WOW! I love this shot!!! Everything about it... straight into my fav's!!
Congrats to you on all your achievement awards...
WTG!

SMILING CHRIS #8630626


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Description

Our fancy new Main Street bridge is scheduled for completion later this year. The arch slants about 20 degrees off vertical.

A three shot HDR image merged in Photomatix with some tweaks in Topaz adjust and PSCS3.

Exif: F Number: 8, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, ISO: 200, FocalLength: 28.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 7/14/2009 3:57:53 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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