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Uploaded: September 22, 2003 06:31:25


f/8, 1/750 second, ISO 100, Canon 75-300mm IS lens at 225mm; There are way too many of these barrels in my town right now!


Loft Portugal September 22, 2003


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Leanne M.E. Boyd September 22, 2003

Super shot, Sharon!!! I like it!!! #208457

Joy Brown September 22, 2003

This is really great, Sharon!!! #208497

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict September 22, 2003

Loft, Leanne, and Joy - thanks! Very depressing to have so many roads and bridges torn up around my neighborhodd though! If you know the company who makes these barrels, buy stock! #208526

Charlene Bayerle September 22, 2003

Boy, do I agree to that!!! But great shot Sharon!!!! #208533

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict September 22, 2003

Charlene - thanks!! #208573

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 22, 2003

Grrrrrrreat shot!!! #208578

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict September 22, 2003

Carolyn - thanks!! #208686

Murtaza H. Saeed September 22, 2003

I love your fresh perspective on these road barrels. Did you swoop out of traffic, quickly scoop down and then take a quick shoot and race back to your car to see that the traffic hadn't moved an inch?!?:)) Lovely shot. #208801

Terry R. Hatfield September 22, 2003

Great Shot Sharon Did You Hang Out The Window To Get This Or What! #208821

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict September 22, 2003

Murtaza and Terry - First, thanks! I had been eyeing these barrels for a few days - I saw them lined along an on-ramp from one state highway to another as I walked down one of them on my daily walk (the bridge/overpass is under repair and the road at the top of the overpass has been under repair for so long, we can't remember when it wasn't torn up!!). So, I just got up early Sunday before too much traffic would be out and walked up to the overpass and crouched down to take the shot - I was on the protected side of them and had time to take several shots with 2 different zoom lenses - this one was my favorite with the depth of field I preferred. Not narly as dramatic as you thought!!

Today when I walked by, the traffic pattern was totally different and the barrels weren't nearly as accessible so it was a good thing I did it Sunday morning. #208855

Carol Brill September 22, 2003

Nice perspective, Sharon, and great DOF curving off into the distance like that. #209007

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict September 23, 2003

Carol - thanks! #209187

Kathleen Clemons October 17, 2003

Congrats, Sharon!! #234734

Carol Brill October 17, 2003

Congratulations, Sharon, nicely done and well deserved, best wishes! #234743

Murry Grigsby October 17, 2003

Congrats, Sharon!! #235255

Leanne M.E. Boyd October 17, 2003

Congratulations Sharon!!! #235643

Robert Brown October 17, 2003

Congrats, Sharon. This is a really interesting perspective. You've taken a very banal subject and made it visually interesting. #235664

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict October 17, 2003

Thanks everyone! Appreciate your kind words! #235786

Evy Johansen level-classic October 17, 2003

Somehow I missed this great image earlier. Wow - great shot! Many congratulations and good luck, Sharon! #236403

Terry R. Hatfield October 17, 2003

Hi Sharon It Pays To Get Up Early Doesent It Nice Shot Congrats!! #236467

Murtaza H. Saeed October 17, 2003

Brilliant. I remember hearing in some seminar recently that the worst thing about the world today is that people are lacking in vision. - Good to see you have a good amount of it stored away. Lovely to see this in the finalists!:)))))The seminar was actually a Christian Sunday Sermon by Dr. Creflo Dollar, it wasn't about Art or anything, but your creative effort here is certainly something that can help some of us feel: People certainly got vision here!:) #236509

Cathy Shotz October 17, 2003

Sharon...this is great...congratulations. #236749

Monika Sapek level-classic October 17, 2003

Great perspective, Sharon! Many congratulations and good luck!

Dan S. Coquia October 17, 2003

Congratulations, Sharon! #236982

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict October 18, 2003

Evy, Terry, Cathy, Monika, and Dan - thanks so much for your kind words! Really means a lot to me!

Murtaza - thank you for sharing the sermon with us! This site is proof that there is much vision left in this world; sometimes it just takes a camera to prove it!! #237251

Susana Matos October 19, 2003

Congrats and good luck,
cheers from Portugal,Su #238351

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict October 19, 2003

Su - thanks!! #238640

Elizabeth A. Zibas October 20, 2003

Congrats Sharon. I love your perspective and dof on this one. Great vision. #239945

Elizabeth Stiles October 30, 2003

Great perspective, Congratulations Sharon! #250875

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict October 30, 2003

Elizabeth - thanks! #250920

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