Man Versus Nature

© Rob Friedman

Man Versus Nature

Uploaded: November 15, 2004

Comments

Joy Brown November 15, 2004

terrific capture, Rob! #188562

Paul Michko November 15, 2004

Great capture, Rob. Looks like nature has the upper hand. #910252

Kathleen Clemons November 15, 2004

I think I'd have titled this one, "Insanity". lol Excellent catch, Rob! #910256

Colleen Braun November 15, 2004

how do you know it's a man? could be a woman !!!
great capture... #910263

Donna W. Neal November 15, 2004

Wow, I think this person is about to be swallowed up! #910295

Wally Orlowsky November 15, 2004

Great capture, Rob ... sure looks like fun. #910303

Cathy Gregor November 15, 2004

Cool shot, Rob!
-cathy #910320

Amy N. Cappelli November 15, 2004

Wow! This is an awesome shot!
up a "creek" with a paddle, i'd say he still has a chance of conquering nature :-) #910329

Cindy Paquette November 15, 2004

Wow~ The force of that water looks like huge storm clouds! I agree, a bit of insanity here! Such a great shot Rob! #910334

Colette M. Metcalf November 15, 2004

Great shot, Rob!! LOL Colleen!! #910408

Marcie A. Fowler November 15, 2004

Fantastic image Rob. Not a battle I'd want to face!!! Love to watch it though! #910538

Charlene Bayerle November 15, 2004

WOW!!!Brave person....great capture and comp Rob!!!! #910567

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe November 15, 2004

Great shot, but that guy is NUTS! We know it's a guy because women aren't that dumb. LOL #910584

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 15, 2004

Terrific capture, Rob, and ditto Carolyn!

-Debby #910618

S J November 15, 2004

Terrific action capture, Rob! Did he make it?? #910718

Michael Allen November 15, 2004

Run down there quick and give him your camera. LOL..

Awesome shot, Rob.

I'm hopping we're going to see the next few sequences here. ... mike ;-] #910793

Allan L. Whitehead November 15, 2004

Magnificent action-shot, Rob, he can't win but I'm sure he'll probably survive, eh… I used to do this long ago in a galaxy far, far, away… These guys don't avoid these scenarios, they go looking for them. Very well done, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan #910866

cj patterson November 15, 2004

wow!! fantastic image!!! #910889

Susan T. Parady November 15, 2004

I'll have to agree with the insanity comments. Great image! #911010

Michael Wehrman level-deluxe November 15, 2004

Great shot Carol #911065

Karen Engelbreth November 15, 2004

Great actionshot, Rob! #911260

Casey A. Hanson November 15, 2004

Man, that looks like such fun!
Great action shot Rob! #911294

Stacey M November 15, 2004

You are the KING of the action shots, be it T-Ball or Extreme Sports!!! Excellent. #911319

Murry Grigsby November 15, 2004

Terrific high perspective and scale Rob! Looks like MAN could be in for some trouble? :0) #911472

Mellanie November 15, 2004

what a brave person....Great comp and perspective, Rob! #911617

Kelly Abernathy level-classic November 15, 2004

WOW - Terrific shot Rob! Did you go next? :) -K #911738

Elisabeth A. Gay November 15, 2004

I'd have been terrified!!! What an awesome shot Rob!
Ann #911748

Darren K. Fisher level-classic November 15, 2004

Awesome capture Rob. No really awesome capture. #911783

Stephen Zacker November 15, 2004

Great perspectice. Really shows the power of nature! #913967

S J December 03, 2004

Terrific Action shot, Rob! Congrats on your POTD!!! #951216

Karen Engelbreth December 03, 2004

Congrats on your POTD, Rob! #951220

Darren K. Fisher level-classic December 03, 2004

Way to go Rob! #951222

Denys December 03, 2004

Great shot, Rob! We tremble for him... #951236

Allan L. Whitehead December 03, 2004

Rob, congratulations on this absolutely terrific "POTD" selection. It is very well deserved and I'm very proud of this for you. Well done, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #951294

Kathleen Clemons December 03, 2004

Congrats, Rob! :) #951298

Diane Dupuis December 03, 2004

Hi Rob! WOW - This is simply amazing! Congats on your well deserved POTD! #951305

Ed Heaton December 03, 2004

Hi Rob,
Very nicely done!

Congrats on POTD... #951371

Charlene Bayerle December 03, 2004

Congratulations Rob...well deserved POTD!!!! #951392

Wally Orlowsky December 03, 2004

Congratulations on this exciting POTD, Rob. #951395

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 03, 2004

Congratulations on your POTD, Rob, well deserved!

-Debby #951529

Blanca Acosta December 03, 2004

Impressive! That's the kind of photo I expect to see as the potd. movement, dynamics, passion, texture, story, b&w vs, color, perspective.
excellent photo! #951602

Debra Booth December 03, 2004

Great capture, Rob! Congrats on the POTD!! #951631

Dolores Neilson December 03, 2004

Dis is da bomb, Rob!!!

This image evokes a feeling of trepidation for the kayaker...wondering if his/her skills will be adequate enough to master the water in order to preserve his life. I LOVE LOVE LOVE this, Rob!! Love this story!! #951670

December 03, 2004

WOW!! Great shot Rob. #951681

Wendy Stevenson December 03, 2004

I really like the scale you've conveyed here. Congrats on our POTD!! #951703

Casey A. Hanson December 03, 2004

Congrats on your POTD, Rob! :0)
#951766

Peggy Wolff December 03, 2004

Congrats on POTD! This is amazing! #951781

Scott Pedersen December 03, 2004

Excellent shot. #951794

Paul Michko December 03, 2004

Congratulations, Rob. Excellent shot. #951803

Stacey M December 03, 2004

Congrats on POTD.....WELL DESERVED!!! #951847

Dan Walters December 03, 2004

Great action shot. I really liked the way you composed the image. #951848

Murry Grigsby December 03, 2004

Congrats on your terrific POTD Rob! #951913

Janet Kinney December 03, 2004

Great shot! Talk about a picture that tells a story. You captured it. #951990

Kathleen R. Struckle December 03, 2004

This image is just awesome Rob!! Congrat's on POTD. #952046

Audrea Telkamp December 03, 2004

Congratulations Rob!! Outstanding image in every way!! #952185

Amanda Olson December 03, 2004

OH MY GOSH!!! This is such an amazing shot, Rob! I love the size comparison of the huge, angry waves, and the little, tiny man. Just a fantastic comp!!! I hope to see more work like this. :) #952264

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 03, 2004

Congratulations on this excellent image. Great choice for photo of the day! The perspective works very well. #952506

December 03, 2004

Totally awesome. Spen #952532

December 03, 2004

Great shot, I don't like his chances of getting out of that in one piece! #952605

Duane B. Blocker December 03, 2004

Very nice shot, when I first got it in my email I thought it was a black & white shot with just the color in the kayak via software. But as I really looked at it I saw the color of the rock and the water and I said to myself now that is cool. #952664

Rob Friedman December 03, 2004

Thanks everyone for such super comments!! I'm glad you enjoyed the photo--I certainly enjoyed your comments. :) #952672

Bonnie C. Lackey December 03, 2004

Congrats, Rob. Don't know how I missed this one when you posted it. Guess this is what happens when little t-ballers grow up! #952701

Terry Bromfield December 03, 2004

Whomever it is man or woman,they would have to be a bit crazy...men definitely do not have a monopoly on dumb stunts. #952876

William C. Raco level-classic December 03, 2004

Wow, this is a fantastic photo, Rob.
Congratulations.
The POTD recognition is well deserved.

bill #953050

Anita Taylor December 03, 2004

Awesome shot, Rob! Looks rather intimidating.........who one?! #953064

Cindy Paquette December 04, 2004

Congratulations on your POTD Rob! This shot just oozes with power and action and you did such a splendid job of catching it all!!! Congrats again!! #953517

Carol Brill December 04, 2004

Congratulations on this fantastic POTD, Rob, I really like the sense of scale and adventure that you have captured here! #954311

Carol Brill December 16, 2004

And another round of congratulations on reaching the finals as well, Rob, best of luck! #974836

Alan L. Borror December 16, 2004

Congrats on another finalist and good luck, rob! #975009

Amy N. Cappelli December 16, 2004

congrats! #975296

Colleen Braun December 16, 2004

congratulations... #975309

Cindy Paquette December 16, 2004

YAY!!! This is such an incredible shot Rob! Big Congratulations on this final selection!!! I hope to see it in the next round!! #975392

Diane Addonizio level-classic December 16, 2004

Congrats, Rob! #975496

Allan L. Whitehead December 16, 2004

Rob, congratulations on your finalist selection. Well done, and good luck in the next step - your good friend, Allan #975518

Casey A. Hanson December 16, 2004

Congrats, ROb! #975807

Audrea Telkamp December 16, 2004

Congratulations Rob on your finalist for this absolutely outstanding image!! #976108

Stacey M December 16, 2004

Congrats Rob!!! I fully expect to see one do well in the next round. Awesome job!!! #976680

Kathleen Clemons December 16, 2004

Congrats again, Rob! #977879

Elisabeth A. Gay December 16, 2004

congratulations, Rob!
Ann #978422

William C. Raco level-classic December 16, 2004

Congratulations, Rob
Excellent photo!

bill #978546

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 17, 2004

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Rob!

Best Wishes,
Debby #980217

S J December 17, 2004

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Rob! #981107

Darren K. Fisher level-classic December 17, 2004

Congratulations Rob!!!! #982159

Mellanie December 17, 2004

Congrats, Rob!!! #982190

Kathleen Clemons December 17, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Rob!! :) #982281

Stacey M December 17, 2004

Congrats Rob-----knew this was a winner all along!!! #982307

Cindy Paquette December 17, 2004

Now that I've got what I wished for in seeing your photo in the WINNER circle, I'm wishing for LOTTERY next!!! YAY and YAY Rob!!! What a powerful image...CONGRATULATIONS on this wonder!
Cindy #982344

William C. Raco level-classic December 17, 2004

Congratulations, Rob!
Very well deserved!

bill #982360

Tom Andersen December 17, 2004

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Rob! Terrific shot! #982377

Joy Brown December 17, 2004

Congratulations on this great winner, Rob! #982392

Wally Orlowsky December 17, 2004

Congratulations on this spectacular winner, Rob. #982417

S J December 17, 2004

Congratulations on this terrific winning shot, Rob! #982477

Alan L. Borror December 17, 2004

Congratulations on a great winner, Rob! #982531

Allan L. Whitehead December 17, 2004

Rob, congratulations on this wonderful win, its richly deserved, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan #982645

Susan T. Evans December 17, 2004

CONGRATS ROB, ON YOUR WELL DESERVED WIN!!!! #982771

Debra Booth December 17, 2004

Congratulations, Rob!!! #982861

Janet Detota December 17, 2004

Congratulations on this dramatic capture!! #982934

Charlene Bayerle December 17, 2004

Huge congratulations Rob!!!!! #982938

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 17, 2004

Congratulations on your win, Rob!! #983130

Carol Brill December 17, 2004

Rob, congratulations on your winning finish this month! #983176

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic December 17, 2004

I like the great detail and title a lot, Rob! Congrats! #983354

Karen Engelbreth December 18, 2004

Congratulations on your final win, Rob!

#983412

Kelly Abernathy level-classic December 18, 2004

Congratulations on your win!! -K #983665

Donna W. Neal December 18, 2004

Congratulations on this well deserved Winner Rob #984028

Cathy Gregor December 18, 2004

Congrats on your win, Rob!
-cathy #984041

Amy N. Cappelli December 18, 2004

congrats on the win! #984171

Colette M. Metcalf December 18, 2004

Cogratulations to you Rob!!!!! #984207

Michael Allen December 18, 2004

Congratulations on your well deserved win, Rob.

Terrific!!! ..mike ;-] #985282

December 18, 2004

Well deserved win!!! #985390

Leonard Pierce December 18, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS on your very well deserved Second Place win, Rob!!!! #985558

Diane Addonizio level-classic December 19, 2004

Congrats on your win, Rob! #986896

Murry Grigsby December 20, 2004

Congrats on your win Rob! Terrific image!! #988764

Stephen Zacker January 10, 2005

Congratulations Rob! #1026319

Lori L. Thomas May 10, 2005

Where were you standing to get this shot? #1337930

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 26, 2005

Congratulations Rob. Wonderful shot. #1523670

Laura Clay-Ballard September 04, 2005

awesome image! BIG congrats .. #1801969

Laura E. Swan level-classic February 16, 2009

Amazing image, Rob!

Did you know that BP has this image of yours posted on a scrolling slide show of ALL of their winner? YES! On their home page? Pretty neat huh???

This likley only shows up once a day or more but it did show up and it caught my eye and I clicked on it and it did open for me!

So may I offer my congratulations to you on this exciting image and winner, Rob! -Laura Swan BP MEMBER for one year.

#7170424


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