Big Spin

Uploaded: July 14, 2007 00:01:19


This ride has black lights and strobes that flash on occasion, depending on the exposure, the colors are always different.

F8.0 @ 1.0 sec ISO 64


*Monthly Theme- Beautiful Blur*

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 100/100, Flash: flash fired, ISO: 64, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 7mm, Camera Model: C5050Z


Su Sana E. P level-classic July 14, 2007

An awesome capture with wonderful sense of speed, Donna!! #690977

Evy Johansen level-classic July 14, 2007

Wow.... this is cool, Donna!! Wonderful image! #4506872

Darryl Wilkinson July 14, 2007

Love the flow of energy, Donna!! #4506880

David L. Luchowski July 14, 2007

What great results from a low light technique,Donna.Well done. #4506898

Lynne Morris July 14, 2007

Wow you really do feel the speed Donna, what a wonderful capture! #4506944

Ray Clarke July 14, 2007

Great image Donna, love the feeling of speed and energy!!!!(R) #4506978

Donald K. Cherry July 14, 2007

Very cool night motion capture, Donna. #4507051

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict July 14, 2007

This is a cool image here Donna...Dominick #4507344

Janet McNeil level-classic July 14, 2007

Beautifully done! Great motion and sense of movement! #4507402

Kathy L. Clark July 14, 2007

Really cool colorful shot Donna. Excellent work on this. #4507952

RC Fritz July 14, 2007

Fantastic movement. Great capture!! #4507969

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe July 14, 2007

Great colors and motion effects, Donna! #4508114

Alexis Yobbagy July 14, 2007

Incredible motion!!! Beautiful eye catching composition with great vibrant colour!!! #4508230

Stephen Zacker July 14, 2007

Creative and Very cool #4508455

eileen bedford July 14, 2007

COOL, love the motion and colors... #4508806

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 14, 2007

GREAT colors & composition, Donna...but...I get dizzier just looking at it!!!! LOL LOL
k #4509047

Robert K. Bemus level-classic July 15, 2007

Great shot and image, Donna! #4509507

Jill Odice level-classic July 15, 2007

Dizzyfying :-) What a great shot! #4509535

Esther Smith July 15, 2007

Terrific motion! Great shot, Donna! #4509626

Cassie L. Woodlee July 15, 2007

This is wonderful Donna, great capture!!!! #4511485

Husain Akhtar July 16, 2007

Very colourful image indeed! Fantastic work, Donna! #4513157

Karen Slagle July 16, 2007

Very nice, Donna. Makes me dizzy. Weeeee.... #4514015

Ronald F. Fischer July 17, 2007

Totally awesome capture, Donna!! #4518024

Susan T. Evans level-classic July 18, 2007

I agree, totally awesome image Donna!!! #4524209

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 19, 2007

Your comments are truly OUTSTANDING and GREATLY appreciated!!

THANKS!!! #4527319

Nobu Nagase July 19, 2007

..looks like dizzying experience.
Awesome capture, Donna.

It must be fun to shoot this... If I were you, I may be shooting 100's of these, I love colors...

The video clip in your gallery is wonderful. I have seen it before but have never commented on it. #4527799

Debbie Fleri July 19, 2007

Dizzy was the first thing I thought also...: )

Then the WOW colors...: ) and the POV...Awesome...: ) #4528149

Connie J. Bagot July 20, 2007

Beautiful colors and amazing energy---great photo Donna. #4533238

Ursula I. Abresch July 20, 2007

Beautiful capture, Donna, makes you dizzy just to look at it! #4533449

Hendrik Storme July 21, 2007

Fantastic in camera effects! Wonderful colors and capture!!! #4536284

Patrick Rouzes July 21, 2007

Wonderful work on this amazing capture, Donna! Nice work indeed! #4536391

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 21, 2007

Thanks again to all of you!! It is all a matter of timing and luck with these type of images. I took as many as time allowed!!!

Have an awesome weekend everyone!!! #4537497

Jennifer L. Alder July 22, 2007

SPECTACULAR!!!!!! :) #4537993

DiAnna F. Paulk July 22, 2007

GREAT capture, Donna! Colors, lines, composition are wonderful! And thanks for the "tip" about the flash. I wouldn't have thought to use one. #4538521

Erica Murphy level-deluxe July 23, 2007

I love the motion and colors in this shot!

Erica #4544211

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 23, 2007

Thank you Jennifer, DiAnna and Erica!!! I appreciate your kind comments!! #4545565

Derek D. Dafoe July 23, 2007

Wonderful fast motion shot Donna!! #4546550

Raymond Pauly July 23, 2007

Cool motion shot, Donna! #4546842

Donna La Mattino Pagakis July 30, 2007

Thank you Derek and Raymond!!! #4580571

Nancy Grace Chen August 12, 2007

very cool abstract! #4637617

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 12, 2007

Thanks Nancy! #4638206

Jennifer L. Alder October 24, 2007

Terrific finalist, Donna!! CONGRATS
:) #4974466

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 24, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Donna!! #4974519

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe October 24, 2007

Congratulations on your colorful Finalist, Donna. #4974925

Michelle L. Frick October 24, 2007

Congratulations again Donna! #4975186

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe October 24, 2007

Congratulations Donna, on this well deserved finalist!!!
sheryl #4975235

Hector Contreras October 24, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Donna
Heco #4975313

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 24, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful finalist Donna!!!!!!! #4975457

Pat Gamwell October 24, 2007

Yet another fabulous finalist, Donna! #4975862

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 24, 2007

Congratulations on another fantastic fianlist !!! Love the colors. #4976003

Janet McNeil level-classic October 25, 2007

Congratulations and good luck in round 2!! #4977147

Glenn E. Urquhart October 25, 2007

A Big Congratulations on your Award, Donna!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4978566

ALLEN O. HOWARD October 25, 2007

Congratulations Donna! #4978578

Carol Teal October 25, 2007

Beautiful color and blur Donna! Great theme entry and congrats again! #4978637

Kathy L. Clark October 25, 2007

Donna your cleaning up this round, I hope you do in the next. congrats. #4978926

Daniella Puente October 25, 2007

Excellent finalist Donna!!! congrats :) #4979562

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 25, 2007

Another fantastic finalist, Donna! Congratulations, girl! #4980344

Sharon F. Morris October 25, 2007

Congrats Donna on your finalist!! Love the colors and the feel of spinning. #4981416

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 25, 2007


Anita Hogue October 25, 2007

AWESOME, Donna!!!!! Congratulations on another fabulous win!!!!!! #4981824

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 25, 2007

Another great motion thrill, Donna! Congratulations! #4981887

Erin Appelbaum October 25, 2007

Congrats again, Donna. Well deserved. Peter #4981988

eileen bedford October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist Donna, well done........ #4982788

Colleen Farrell October 25, 2007

WTG, Donna! Congrats, and good luck in the next round! #4983477

Melissa Malisia October 26, 2007

WONDERFUL motion shot, Donna!! Love the colors & blur! Big congrats on your Finalist!!! :) #4984770

Cyn Valentine October 26, 2007

Congratulations Donna..awesome image! #4984780

Anita Hogue October 26, 2007

Another awesome second place win!!!! WTG my friend!!!!!!! #4986684

Sharon F. Morris October 26, 2007

Congrats Donna on your Second place win.

Sharon Day level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations again, Donna!!! Another beautiful 2nd place win! #4986854

Michelle L. Frick October 26, 2007

Another winner - congratulations Donna! #4986956

Cyn Valentine October 26, 2007

Big congratulations Donna on your second place win WTG!! #4987025

Renee Doyle October 26, 2007

Congratulations Donna!! #4987131

Jennifer L. Alder October 26, 2007

Donna, huge congrats on this super winning image!! :) #4987199

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 26, 2007

To all of you here at BetterPhoto, THANKS SO MUCH!!! I'm very happy to have such great friends who share in the same love of photography!! Keep up the amazing work!! A special thank you to the judges and the people who keep this site up and running.

I really appreciate your thoughts and prayers over the recent fires here in Southern California.


Donna #4987211

Jessica Jenney October 26, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful win, Donna! #4987309

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 26, 2007

A double!!!

Congratulations, again, Donna! A fabulous Second Place win! #4987411

Melissa Malisia October 26, 2007

BIG congrats on your 2nd place win Donna!!! WTG!! :) #4987422

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe October 26, 2007

Congratulations on your great Winner, Donna! #4987446

Erin Appelbaum October 26, 2007

Super job, Donna. Congratulations again. Peter #4987502

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 26, 2007

Congrats on your 2nd place win, terrific abstract! #4987570

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict October 26, 2007

Great winner, Donna, congratulations!!!
-Debby #4987619

Raymond Pauly October 26, 2007

Congratulations, Donna! #4987780

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 26, 2007

Awesome Winner!! Huge Congratulations again, Donna!! And that's a Double, so you must treat me. LOL. #4988048

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar October 26, 2007

BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing win, Donna! WTG, friend! :) #4988059

Colleen Farrell October 26, 2007

WTG, Donna! Congrats on your win!! #4988162

eileen bedford October 26, 2007

A BIG Congratulations on your win Donna, well done... #4988193

Angie Sidles level-classic October 26, 2007

Congrats on another beautiful win Donna! :) #4988223

Evy Johansen level-classic October 26, 2007

Many congratulations on another wonderful win, Donna!! #4988594

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic October 26, 2007

Congratulations, Donna!
--Lisa #4988674

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 26, 2007

WTG Donna!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!! #4988739

Susan Fox October 26, 2007

Congratulations on another amazing win Donna! #4988771

Yuntao Liu October 26, 2007

Happy for you Donna! Congratulations! Yuntao #4988798

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 26, 2007

congrats Donna on another spectacular win!!! #4988930

Sheryl A. Hudson level-deluxe October 27, 2007

Congratulaitons again Donna, on another great winner!
sheryl #4989060

Mary K. Robison October 27, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on another colorful winner, Donna! #4989102

Barbara Waldoch October 27, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful win, Donna! #4989142

Joseph N. DiGilio October 27, 2007

Beautiful image ... Congratulations Donna. #4989367

Laurie Daily level-deluxe October 27, 2007

A very cool winner, Donna! Another congrats to you! #4989460

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 27, 2007

Congrats Donna on your Very Cool Winning image! Jeff #4989712

Graeme yew Chow October 27, 2007

Donna, outstanding light play and congrats!!! to you. #4990080

Kathy L. Clark October 27, 2007

Hooray Donna on another fabulous win. Congrats. #4990147

David Phalen October 27, 2007

Big Congrats (again) on a well deserved Winner! #4990872

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 27, 2007

Congratulations Donna on another wonderful and very well deserved winner, WTG!! <>< #4991638

Marcel J. Fernandez October 27, 2007

A big congratulations Donna for another super winner. #4992859

Angela Azzinnaro October 27, 2007


Susan T. Evans level-classic October 27, 2007

Congrats again Donna!!! WTG!!!!! Super month!!!! #4993034

Robert K. Bemus level-classic October 27, 2007

I love this type of photography and this image...congrats on win #2, Donna!!! #4993093

Yuntao Liu October 28, 2007

Congratulations again Donna! Yuntao #4995408

Lynn Haack October 28, 2007

Stunningly beautiful photo....congrats on your WINNER! Lynn #4995916

Susan M. Hembree October 28, 2007

Wonderful, Donna! Congratulations on your 2nd place win! #4997039

Dianna Hauf October 29, 2007

Better late than never!!! Fabulous presentation, capture and color Donna!!! A super heartfelt congratulations!!!! #4999718

Sherry Sturgis October 29, 2007

Magnificant capture, Donna!!! Congratulations !!!! #4999795

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 29, 2007

Congratulations Donna on another fabulous winner. #4999971

Monika Sapek October 29, 2007

You did such a nice job here, Donna! I always enjoy doing low-light photography and looking at work of others, just like this one of yours! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win with this so colorful and full of energy image, Donna!

Anna Diederich October 29, 2007

Big congrats on this fabulous winner, Donna! #5001557

Carol Teal November 01, 2007

Donna, congrats on your win!! #5016990

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 03, 2007

Thanks again to each of you for such great inspiration and congratulatory wishes!! They are truly appreciated VERY much!!! #5023682

Stanley C. Sims November 06, 2007

I missed this winning image. I love motion photography. Big congarats on this winner Donna. #5037059

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 07, 2007

Thank you Stanley! #5042891

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 22, 2008

What a beautiful winner!!!
~Lisa #5679639

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 22, 2008

Thanks Lisa!!!! #5679711

Bill Knaps March 27, 2008

Beautiful shot Donna. Congrats on this win and all your wins. Bill #5708384

Brook Burling May 29, 2009

WOW! This is sooo cool! Congrats!!! #7576966

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 29, 2009

Thank you Bill and Brook! #7576987

Songbird Cline level-classic June 02, 2009

all your work is amazing! this is terrific!! #7591433

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 02, 2009

I appreciate your gallery visit and sweet comments.


Donna #7591489

Jean B. Hall September 06, 2009

Incredible shot. You have so many terrific images in your gallery! #7920465

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 06, 2009

Thank you Jean! I appreciate your gallery visit and great comments! #7920750

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