Fish be with you

© Jojie F. Alcantara

Fish be with you

Rod Partington 1/5/2010 9:31:49 AM

Cool capture Jojie! #1223419

Susana Ms Heide 1/5/2010 10:23:55 AM

WOWSERS!!! What a catch!!! I mean YOUR catch with the camera!!! A very intriguing image with the water dripping and the guy's hold in the eye socket! Really cool image and effects!!!Love it Jojie!! #8272205

Jack Gaskin 1/5/2010 12:38:58 PM

Great Capture outstanding POV

Happy Shooting
Jack #8272562

Steve M. Harrington 1/5/2010 10:17:51 PM

A remarkable image in every way, Jojie! If ever Catch All was the correct category, this is it! :)
Steve #8273628

Patti Coblentz 1/6/2010 2:49:07 AM

Amazing image, Jojie...larger than life!

Patti #8273915

Christine Lobsinger 1/6/2010 6:38:40 AM

Hello Jojie, this has to be put on the cover of National Geographic!!!

I believe, this is one of the BEST SHOTS I'VE EVER SEEN!!! WHAT a GREAT STORY TELLING SHOT!!! So dramatic!! A truly stunning spectacular shot!! The colouring/sky/your angle/ the guy and the way he's carrying that enormous fish!!! WHAT A CATCH for him and you!!!

This one is going ALL THE WAY TO GOLD!!


Jojie F. Alcantara 1/6/2010 7:19:34 PM

Oh wow, thank you for all your comments! Thank you so much! Fish be with you all! #8276326

Ruth E. Foster-Lindsay 1/7/2010 12:02:00 PM

WOW! Great capture Jojie! I don't think I've ever seen a fish that big or colorful!
Fantastic! #8278573

Mariann Kovats 1/8/2010 10:25:00 PM

What an awesome capture, Jojie! This has to be a winner! I love your POV, colors, and details! Fantastic! #8282592

Jojie F. Alcantara 1/8/2010 11:02:18 PM

thank you so much! #8282632

Reynaldo D. Reyes 1/9/2010 9:29:21 PM

Beautiful perspective, colors and details are exceptional. So proud of you kabayan! #8285304

Joao Martinho 1/17/2010 3:30:24 AM

Wow, what a great capture!!! In all meanings!!! #8303163

Glenn E. Traver 2/19/2010 3:36:28 PM

Very Cool Catch and a Wonderful Finalist Jojie ~ GT #8397760

Patti Coblentz 2/19/2010 3:40:15 PM

Has to be a winner...just fantastic!! Congratlations!

Patti #8397785

Claudia Kuhn 2/19/2010 3:52:45 PM

Holy cow, that's a big fish, congrats! #8397867

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/19/2010 7:37:59 PM

Wow, this is outstanding. Eye catching and VERY cool! A fav! Congratulations on your finalist Jojie! #8398978

Graeme yew Chow 2/19/2010 7:56:43 PM

Wow ! got to be a winner . Congratulations Jojie. #8399110

Anne M. Young 2/19/2010 8:05:22 PM

Congratulations a super finalist! #8399164

Christine Lobsinger 2/19/2010 8:05:24 PM

THis is starting it's journey to the TOP... I knew it!!!
WTG Jojie...
A Big Congrats to You on your awesome FINALIST... Best of Luck in the Next Rounds...


Jojie F. Alcantara 2/20/2010 6:53:14 AM

thank you sooo very much! #8400616

Joaquin R. Felix 2/21/2010 6:44:11 AM

what a catch. Congratulations! #8403556

Rolando Rosito 2/21/2010 9:18:41 AM

Awesome finalist, big congratulations! #8404003

Cathy Barrows 2/21/2010 11:55:15 PM

Congrats on your finalist...that is one big colorful fish #8405719

Usman M. Bajwa 2/25/2010 3:57:33 AM

Fantastic capture, Jojie. CONGRATZ and good luck in the next round!!

UB. #8414313

Usman M. Bajwa 2/25/2010 11:40:31 AM

WOW....You got the elusive GP Award, Jojie! CONGRATZ. on a well deserved recognition. WTG!

UB. #8415274

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 2/25/2010 11:46:31 AM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize win, Jojie! #8415311

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/25/2010 11:51:24 AM

You know I love this image Jojie! A huge congratulations on your Grand Prize win! #8415346

Deborah C. Lewinson 2/25/2010 11:52:46 AM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize Win for this awesome image, Jojie! #8415355

Amy M. Wilson 2/25/2010 12:00:29 PM

Huge congratulations on your fantastic Grand Prize win, Jojie!!! #8415420

Sarah Springer 2/25/2010 12:00:43 PM

Congratulations, Jojie. The lighting,color and composition are fabulous!!! ~Sarah #8415422

Ruth E. Foster-Lindsay 2/25/2010 12:07:42 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic Grand Prize win Jojie! This image was definitely a winner! #8415465

Mariann Kovats 2/25/2010 12:08:43 PM

I knew, this has to be a Winner! Congratulations on your Grand Prize win Jojie!!! #8415471

Renata Gusciora 2/25/2010 12:13:05 PM

Yes,I knew it too!!:-)Huge congratualtions on this awesome Grand Prize,Jojie!!!:-) #8415503

Linda D. Lester 2/25/2010 12:27:00 PM

WTG!! Congratulations on your Grand Prize!!! #8415595

Michelle Alton 2/25/2010 12:28:43 PM

A unique, wonderful, awesome, and stunning Grand Prize Winner, Jojie.
My heartfelt Congratulations! #8415608

Rolando Rosito 2/25/2010 12:30:45 PM

Congratulations on your grand prize winner Jojie! #8415620

Claudia Kuhn 2/25/2010 12:48:13 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner!! #8415700

Peter K. Burian 2/25/2010 1:15:27 PM

This is a fabulous image, Jojie! Great color AND "spirit of the location".


Nancyj E. Hovey 2/25/2010 1:16:21 PM

on your Grand Prize Winner!!!8o) #8415852

Kara L. Hendricks 2/25/2010 1:41:58 PM

This is indeed a fantastic capture... And it looks like the judges agree... Congrats on the coveted GP win!!! #8415978

Fran J. Jagger 2/25/2010 2:06:46 PM

Congrats on your Grand Prize Winner, Jojie!! :) #8416092

Gina Cormier 2/25/2010 2:09:24 PM

Congratulations on this facinating image!!! #8416101

Janice Mezzacappa 2/25/2010 2:16:17 PM

Absolutely incredible capture Jojie huge congrats on such a prestige honor winning the GP!!!! WTG!!!! #8416122

Cathy Barrows 2/25/2010 2:17:29 PM

Congrats on your Grand Prize win...very cool image and a really different GP winner #8416125

Debra R. Harder 2/25/2010 2:30:21 PM

WTG, Jojie!! Huge congratulations on your SPECTACULAR GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!! Deb #8416186

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 2/25/2010 2:51:52 PM

big congrats on your grand prize, deserved it. :) #8416283

Phyllis H. Burchett 2/25/2010 3:17:59 PM

Great "catch"!! Congratulations on your awesome grand prize win! #8416335

Christian Rosito 2/25/2010 3:36:58 PM

Congratulations!!! Stunning grand prize!!! #8416373

Anne M. Young 2/25/2010 4:52:23 PM

Congratulations - this is a stunning Grand Prize! #8416490

Sabrina Ryan 2/25/2010 5:30:43 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful Winner, Jojie! #8416667

Jojie F. Alcantara 2/25/2010 5:32:44 PM

Thank you all very much for your encouragement and support! I feel so proud, inspired, grateful and happy to be part of this very positive and helpful community. I woke up this morning to find so many comments before I realized I bagged the GP. It is indeed an honor. Thank you! #8416675

Nadia Paul 2/25/2010 6:25:35 PM

An awesome catch Jojie - congrats on your GP win! #8416856

Sharon Sawyer 2/25/2010 6:32:00 PM

Jojie, congratulations on your Grand Prize Win!!! #8416869

Christine Lobsinger 2/25/2010 8:25:34 PM



Steve M. Harrington 2/25/2010 11:48:58 PM

Good on you, Jojie! The most deserving GP Winner I have seen in a long time. :)
Steve #8417339

Katarina Mansson 2/26/2010 2:06:14 AM

Fantastic picture; congratulations on your GP! #8417439

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 2/26/2010 5:52:11 AM

Congratulations on your win Jojie. Well done.
JP #8417971

Peter K. Burian 2/26/2010 6:05:09 AM

And even a quick glance at your Portfolio confirms you are a really creative photographer, Jojie. With many previous wins.

All well-deserved.

Peter #8418026

Monika Sapek 2/26/2010 10:25:23 PM

Amazing image! Many congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner, Jojie!
Monika #8419374

Dominick M. Dimacale 2/27/2010 5:45:13 AM


Congratulations Jojie on this prestigious GP win!!!!!!!

Dominick #8419788

Kathleen K. Parker 2/27/2010 6:35:26 AM

What a catch!!! Congratulations, Jojie! Love your bio,too!
KK #8419929

Jojie F. Alcantara 2/28/2010 1:30:24 AM

thank you soooo much! #8421428

Ross Throndson 2/28/2010 5:02:56 AM

W o w ... what a Catch...Great color....C o n g r a t u l a t I o n s ! ! :-) #8421552

paul parent 2/28/2010 5:09:27 AM

What an awsome shot ! #8421570

Vicki Hunt 2/28/2010 5:19:13 AM

AMAZING! Congratulations! #8421607

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 3/1/2010 5:32:11 AM

Wonderful! Congratulations! #8423686

Kristi A. Howson 3/1/2010 7:59:09 PM

Congratulations Jojie. Looks like you caught the big one here!!! #8425572

Anne McKinnell 3/1/2010 8:44:50 PM

Unbelievable!! What an amazing catch and an equally amazing shot. Congratulations on your grand prize winner. #8425624

Nick Lagos 3/2/2010 3:09:47 AM

Congratulations on the huge honor of Grand Prize Jojie! ...well done #8425939

Darby Struchtemeyer 3/2/2010 5:44:55 PM

Such a COOL picture. Congrats!! #8428026

Jojie F. Alcantara 3/4/2010 8:29:53 AM

Thank you very much! #8431559

Lester A. Garcia 3/10/2010 3:19:25 PM

I know the difficulty of reaching this place in General Santos City and much more having chanced upon a big catch and able to document it with this magnificent photo. Your efforts paid off well deserving of the Grand Prize here at BetterPhoto.

Congratulations Jojie! You have provided further encouragement and stimulus to those who aspire of earning the highest accolade from their photographs.

Best regards! - LESTER #8446212

Glenn E. Traver 3/11/2010 2:06:27 PM

Congratuilations Jojie, A very Grand Photo ~ GT #8448700

Jojie F. Alcantara 3/12/2010 7:55:08 AM

Thank you so much! Appreciate all your nice comments! #8450682

Jose L. Fuentes 3/18/2010 8:14:26 AM

Felicidades!!!!! Congrats..... WOW! What an amazing image! I have to agree with the person that stated that the image belongs in NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC Magazine! That's a def well deserve GP winner. #8463595

Jeffrey D. Estacio 3/22/2010 11:15:29 AM

Congratulations Kabayan. Wow!!! #8472536

Kenneth Mucke 3/23/2010 8:13:25 PM

Truly an amazing image....CONGRATS #8476317

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Grand Prize Winner - Jamuary 2010

Category - Catch All

Taken early Christmas dawn in General Santos City, when fishermen caught this 74-kilo Moonfish, or Opah, a very expensive delicacy in some countries. In the Philippines, it is called "Diana" tuna.

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/640 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1600, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 20.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 1/5/2010 9:01:50 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest GRAND PRIZE Winner

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