Zoned Out

© Dean Sandifer

Zoned Out

Uploaded: August 19, 2005


f/19, 1/20, Nikon VR AF 80-400 lens, Millennium Park, Chicago, late afternoon


Beverley A. Daniels August 19, 2005

Great shot Dean! #296886

Katie Kunzelman August 19, 2005

You've got a WINNER here IMHO!! #1734410

Ronald Balthazor August 19, 2005

How perfect, Dean. Life can be hard. #1734489

Debra K. Johnson August 19, 2005

Wonderful capture Dean! #1734580

Kelly Barclay August 19, 2005

This is a great shot! I love the colors, the reflection, and the water spray in the background. Love it! #1734609

Bonnie C. Lackey August 19, 2005

Just great, Dean! #1734614

Anderson D. Co August 19, 2005

Wow , this is a winner for me. Great composition, nice color contrast and reflection, the slight blurring of motions from the back created a selective focusing to your main subject. Great photo! #1734626

Marcie A. Fowler August 19, 2005

I bet we see this again. I love it. The colors are magnificent. The "pose" is simply marvelous. The reflection and perspective are right on!! It just all works so very well together. BRAVO!! #1734634

Stephanie Laird level-classic August 19, 2005

Great image Dean! Colors jump out at you! Love the comp and subject! Very original! FANTASTIC! #1734752

Casey A. Hanson August 19, 2005

Definitely a winner, Dean. Fantastic capture! Way to go! :0) #1734766

Greg McCroskery level-deluxe August 19, 2005

I fully expect to see this somewhere in the winners' circle. To me, this is a near perfect image. Congratulations on some great work!

God Bless,
Greg #1734935

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 19, 2005

Excellent image Dean! Really well captured, breat light, color and depth! Jeff #1735142

Donna W. Neal August 19, 2005

Excellent, everything about this is wonderful. Detail, composition and color! #1735319

Murry Grigsby August 19, 2005

Wonderful image Dean! Terrific timing, action, colors and design of this slice of life photo!! Well seen and done. #1735377

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic August 19, 2005

So cute. I love how the colors just pop. A winner #1735517

Tiffani S. LaNeave August 19, 2005

EXCELLEMT IMAGE!!! Wonderful capture! #1735677

Kimberly C. Miner August 19, 2005

Great Shot!!! A winner in my opinion! #1735754

Dorann Weber September 01, 2005

What a great shot.. Very vivid color's, creative.. #1794910

Barbara Helgason September 24, 2005

Congratulations Dean, good luck in the next round! #1876329

Lori L. Thomas September 24, 2005

I love the contrasting colors in this photo. Congratulations. #1878255

Margot Petrowski September 24, 2005

Congrats. Dean...I love it!!! #1878608

Susan Patton September 25, 2005

What a wonderful capture of childhood...kind of says it all. Congratulations and good luck. #1880736

Sue L. Cullumber September 25, 2005

Dean, Excellent capture and colors - congrats! #1882103

Claudette Foote September 25, 2005

Congratulations and good luck in the next round!! #1883139

Amanda Price September 26, 2005

This is SO good! Congratulations on your win! #1889157

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic September 26, 2005

Dean congratulations on your second place win. Job well done. KErby #1889172

Janine Russell level-deluxe September 26, 2005

Dean, congratulations on your second place win. Wonderful colors, focus & DOF. #1889227

Diane Dupuis September 27, 2005

I love this!!! Congrats! #1889620

Megan p September 27, 2005

Congratulations!!! This looks like fun. #1890565

Esra Belgin September 27, 2005

Great shot Dean. Congratulations on your win. #1890603

Kay Beausoleil September 27, 2005

Fun capture -- congratulations on your win, Dean! #1890807

Joyce ONeil September 27, 2005

Fantastic! Congrats! #1890851

KHAWLA Haddad September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner!!!!!! #1891425

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 27, 2005

Congratulations, Dean, on this incredible second place win! Awesome comp. and image! #1891961

bob cornelison September 27, 2005

Great shot!!!
~:O) #1892167

Claudette Foote September 27, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful Second place winner!!!
RIGHT ON!!!!!!!!!!! #1892651

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your second place winner. #1893248

Luhut Napitupulu September 27, 2005

What a moment, very awesome, Dean! Congratulations on your win! #1893452

Karen Bacon September 28, 2005

Congratulations!I absolutely love this photograph! #1894513

Lewis P. Church September 28, 2005

This is one of the photos I wish I took, it is sharp, has great color, interesting subject, and together make for an image with impact. Nice work. #1896208

Nandu Menon September 28, 2005

Excellent shot Dean. Have you worked on this photo after taken? #1896734

Serena Pierce September 28, 2005

Great capture! Congratulations!! #1897341

Dean Sandifer October 01, 2005

Thanks everyone for the supportive comments. Nandu, Yes I did use Photoshop CS to boost color & contrast, to as a little sharpening, to clone out an unwanted leg, and to alter the white balance that is a little too blue.
Here's the not-nearly-as-eye-catching original. #1907095

Dean Sandifer October 01, 2005

Thanks everyone for the supportive comments. Nandu, Yes I did use Photoshop CS to boost color & contrast, to as a little sharpening, to clone out an unwanted arm, and to alter the white balance that is a little too blue.
Here's the not-nearly-as-eye-catching original. #1907097

Wendy Stevenson October 05, 2005

Dean this is such a GREAT shot no matter what steps you took to get to it!! You've a great eye to see this!!! Congratulations on a well deserved win!! #1921294

Lisa M. Throgmorton July 01, 2006

Great image! Congrats on your award. Love the rich color and light that really draws on the imaginative joy of the moment. #2975807

July 31, 2006

What a fun photo!! I love it! #3107554

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