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Nancy Bergeson level-classic June 22, 2011

Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist, wonderful image-great detail. #1387302

Karol Grace level-addict June 23, 2011

Congratulations, Debbie, on your finalist. #9477611

Carla Capra level-classic June 23, 2011

Phantastic Phinalist, Debbie!!!
;) CC #9478758

Leslie D. Regal June 24, 2011

Congrats! I love this shot! #9482769

Michael Kelly level-deluxe June 25, 2011

Congratulations Debbie. I am surprised this did not go further as I don't know how you could shoot this interesting scene any better than you did. Love "industrial" type shots and this is a great one. #9485321

Debbie E. Payne June 25, 2011

Yeah, Michael...I think this one really could have moved forward because it was very unique and by looking at some of the other ones that made it further... But then there is no point in beating oneself up when it's all about "Serendipity" or in the words of Mary Chapin Carpenter..."Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes you're the bug"! Maybe it'll work in another category somewhere along the line. #9485343

Merna L. Nobile July 11, 2011

Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for May 2011. Merna


Debbie E. Payne July 11, 2011

Thank you, Merna. It seems that EP's are so easy to come by, but Finalists and Placed winners have become harder to obtain so it's nice when it happens. This was such a fabulous place to take photos. And we pretty much had the run of the place. Very exciting. #9523206

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Two workers at the Shindoni Ironworks Foundry just outside of Santa Fe, NM in the suburbs of Tesuque. On Saturdays tourists can come to the foundry witness pouring molten iron into these huge casts. The workers have to work fast and smart in what must be a dangerous environment. Teamwork seems to be the operative word in this "hot" undertaking!

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/20 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on May 01, 2011

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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