Lobster Boats

Uploaded: September 30, 2001 17:27:05


New Harbor, Maine


Mark Antony Franklin October 01, 2001

Superb! #942

Glenn Theal October 05, 2001

I'm sorry, Guy, but I'm shocked that this photo placed first in this competition.

Although this is a lovely photo and it holds up very strongly in all areas, it simply does not even compare to the quality work that you typically submit. In fact, I'm stunned that several of your other photos that made it to the finals did not actually place first.

Please don't get me wrong, this is a publishable photo and I do like it. But, your other photos are simply better.

Glenn #1491

Lisa Young October 06, 2001

Nice looking winner Guy. Congratulations! The placement of the boats and their colors really add to this shot. #1552

Lou Greenberg October 07, 2001

This is a very nice photo, but I cannot see what it is that places it as the winner. Sorry, Guy, but I have to agree with Glenn. #1621

Guy D. Biechele level-classic October 08, 2001

Something that we all know, and can see from the comments thus far, is that photography and photograph judging are very subjective. I was very pleased that this photograph was selected. I find the colorful boats against the bleak December landscape uplifting (and I hope that others do as well). However, one of the great things about this site is that people feel free to discuss their opinions and views. +Guy #1656

Tammy October 09, 2001

I have to agree with Guy. I think this photo is magnificent. Of all the contest photos, this one caught my eye. I absolutely love it. Tammy #1700

Jill Garl October 10, 2001

I think this is an exceptional shot! I love the colors and the movement that the boats create. Congratulations Guy!
Jill #1719

Bhavesh Karnik October 24, 2001

I think this pic deserved to be winner. Its so simple yet its very attractive esp the way boat f diff colors are arranged.

There is indeed something special abt this pic, I somehow find it kinda soothing!

Bhavesh #2094

Mary K. Robison November 11, 2005

Guy, you're right about the subjective response to this colorful and serene scene. As I browsed your gallery, this is the image that caught my eye and interest...a belated Congrats! to you for a well-deserved First Place. #2064049

Guy D. Biechele level-classic November 14, 2005

Mary, thank you for your comments and for taking the time to view my gallery.
I'm glad that you like this image. It is one of my all time favorites.
-Guy #2074862

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 15, 2007

A Very colorful capture, Guy ... and Congratulations on your first place win with this photo ... .. steve #4057130

Guy D. Biechele level-classic March 15, 2007

Steve, thanks for checking this out, and for your comments. #4057681

Sheryl Worboys May 23, 2007

Amazing colours and subject. well done and thankyou so much for your kind comment #4315763

Joni Earley November 15, 2007

Wow! This pic sure generated some powerful opinions, huh? Before I read any of them, I was captured by the splashes of color in what looks like a cold and monotone scene. Very inspired, and, as you say, uplifing! And you're completely right about how subjective photography is, so the only thing one can do is shoot to please oneself. "The joy is in the journey!" #5077010

Christine Lobsinger level-classic December 30, 2009

Hello Guy, I wish to see more images like this.. very simple, true to life, made crisp/sharp/clear.. with the beauty of 'eye popping colours to add to the cold gray day..

Congrats to you on your First Place WINNER!! #8256921

Christine Lobsinger level-classic December 30, 2009

Sorry, after reading what I wrote- I need to say this... to me, I wish that more judges would see the beauty in 'everyday natural photography' without so much computer manipulations!

CHRISTINE #8256937

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 05, 2010

Beautiful image and congrats!! #8433872

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