Better Not Fail

© David Phalen

Better Not Fail

Uploaded: June 29, 2010 04:09:25


One of the residents of Galena, OH was kind enough to let us photograph his Harley.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 250.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Lorna Shutter June 29, 2010

Oooh! This is a really cool shot, David! Looks like it's brand new! He must take care of it like it's his baby! :) Awesome closeup capture with wonderful lighting, clarity and detail! #1283191

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 29, 2010

That what I was thinking. It must be new. Fantastic details and composition, David. #8722862

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 29, 2010

Terrific close-up capture Dave! Jeff #8722875

Cathy Barrows June 29, 2010

excellent...not the first part of a harley that usually catches a photographer's eye so great job to see this #8722927

Douglas Pignet June 29, 2010

Great capture with wonderful colors and details, well done #8723047

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic June 29, 2010

Neat capture, Dave!! #8723120

Emile Abbott level-deluxe June 29, 2010

Really like the point of view David. Well composed. #8723128

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 29, 2010

Bet he was super pleased with your interest, David -- it's clear he takes good care of his baby :) Nicely composed with great detail and clarity. #8723197

Cyn Valentine level-classic June 29, 2010

Cool light and details! Great comp David!! #8723200

David Phalen June 29, 2010

Thank you Lorna, Tammy, Jeff, Cathy, Doug, Shelly, Emile, Nikki and Cyn!!

The owner's garage had been converted into a real "man cave" where I'm sure he spends much time caring for his baby and enjoying beers with the several friends who were there. #8723221

Girish Vaghela level-classic June 29, 2010

Shapes very smartly captured, Great, David! #8723411

Monnie Ryan June 29, 2010

A HOG man cave? Beer? Be still my heart! :-D Terrific capture, David! #8723501

Tiia Vissak June 29, 2010

great tones, details & framing! #8723554

Mike Clime June 29, 2010

Excellent EOD capture and terrific details and comp! #8723876

Husain Akhtar June 29, 2010

Terrific details and the image! #8723931

John Connolly June 29, 2010

A wonderfully detailed capture David, this sounds like my kind of place! #8724009

Kathleen Brennan June 29, 2010

I really like this, David! Great placement of the center of the wheel! #8724031

David Phalen June 29, 2010

Thank you Girish, Monnie, Tiia, Mike, Husain, John and Kathleen!! #8724217

Renata Gusciora June 29, 2010

Fabulous macro shot,super detail,great lighting,composition and shine,David! #8724245

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna June 29, 2010

WHOA! Neat shot, Davey Pooh! :-) Ma Kitty #8724375

MELODIE C. ROBERTS June 29, 2010

Monnie is scaring me

Fantastic clarity and detail K~D!
Nicely done!! #8724509

Ray Thoms June 29, 2010

Just a great image David....wonderful light and detail! #8724529

Sam Britt June 29, 2010

Very cool! #8724716

Joy Rector June 30, 2010

beautiful shot #8725099

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 30, 2010

Now that is sharp details, great capture, well done Dave!

jo ann c. #8725542

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 30, 2010

Exceptional clarity, detail, tones, lighting & EOD here, Dave! Good eye indeed here, my friend! #8725727

David Phalen June 30, 2010

Thank you Renata , Kitty, Mel, Ray, Sam, Joy, Jo Ann and Patrick!! #8725785

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic June 30, 2010

Wonderful details with great clarity David!,
Amalia #8726698

David Phalen July 01, 2010

Thanks Amalia!! #8728773

Murry Grigsby July 01, 2010

Talk about a masculin comp -- this is really strong David! I love how the chrome dominates and pops!! This comes close to being a space abstract for me :0) #8729007

Ken Smith level-classic July 02, 2010

Excellent macro, David...very clean machine! I bet we'll see this one again!

Aimee S. McMaster July 02, 2010

WOW...EXCELLENT King David! ;-D #8730669

David Phalen July 07, 2010

Thank you Murry, Ken and Aimee!! #8739981

Tammy Espino July 12, 2010

Congrats on your awesome finalist :) #8751584

Tamara K. Walker level-classic July 12, 2010


Melissa G. Meiselman July 12, 2010

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist!!! #8752120

Kathleen Brennan July 12, 2010

Yeah! I'm happy to see this one again! I just love it! congrats on this and your other wonderful finalists! #8752228

Lorna Shutter July 12, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on a JOB WELL DONE, David!!!!! An awesome Finalist! :)
Photobucket #8752231

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic July 12, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8752722

Dianna Murphy July 12, 2010

A warm congratulations on your wonderful finalist and a big good luck in the next round to you. #8752741

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 12, 2010

Amazing and well deserved! Best of luck! #8753146

Jeana Clark July 12, 2010

Fantastic Shot Davey!!!!
Congratulations on
this fabulous finalist!!!!!

~J~ #8753551

Brad Harding July 12, 2010

Great shot David, nice POV. Congrats on the finalist. #8754088

Cathy Barrows July 12, 2010

Congrats on your finalist...good luck #8754725

Douglas Pignet July 12, 2010

WTG!!!!!! Congrats on your finalist #8755236

Patti Coblentz July 12, 2010

Congratulations, David! An awesome image! #8755322

Sam Britt July 12, 2010

Congratulations on this finalist, David!! #8755504

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 13, 2010

Congrats Dave on your terrific Finalist!! Jeff #8756349

Jack Ryan July 13, 2010

Congratulations, David...a very deserving finalist!!! #8756710

Wanda Judd level-addict July 13, 2010

Congratulations David.... #8757103

Linda Blair July 13, 2010

Cool finalist...congratulations!!!! #8757190

Mitch Spence level-classic July 13, 2010

Very classy look at a classic bike, Dave. Congratulations to you on your finalist. #8757705

David Phalen July 13, 2010

Thank you all very much!! #8757928

Girish Vaghela level-classic July 13, 2010

Congratulations!!!! Well deserved!! #8758389

Monnie Ryan July 13, 2010

Outstanding, David -- congratulations on your Finalist! #8759287

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic July 13, 2010

Congratulations again and good luck in the next round!! #8760606

Margaret R. Barry level-classic July 14, 2010

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, David! #8761333

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 16, 2010

Big congrats Dave, you are definitely on a roll friend!

jo ann c. #8768375

Gary Lange July 22, 2010

Many congrats Dave! #8780375

Kathleen Brennan August 13, 2010

I knew this was a winner! Congratulations! #8825342

David Phalen August 15, 2010

Thank you all very much!! #8836272

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