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© Carol Teal

P r i z e s

Uploaded: June 06, 2011


A not-so-busy night on the midway of a small carnival.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/5 seconds, Flash: reserved, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 21.00 mm, Model: E-500


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 07, 2011

Fantastic capture Carol!! #1383287

Jack Gaskin June 07, 2011

Little INFO The FBI has a class they give to law enforcement officers on CARNIVAL GAMES & HOW THEY ARE RIGGED. Sort of puts the breaks on wanting to TRY YOUR LUCK ... Know what I mean.......

Happy Shooting
Jack #9447891

Steven W. Lepak June 07, 2011

Bravo Carol! Great spotting on this - a classic summer scene. Keep them coming. Best Regards, Steven #9447966

Carol Teal June 07, 2011

Thanks so much Jeff, Jack and Steven for your kind words!

Jack, here in FL they have a couple people from some agency go to the fair and check out the carnival games to make sure they are winnable. Who knows if they change them afterwards though? I have played this game on occassion; its probably one of the easiest and someone wins. I have found you get an advantage if you sit down at a clown where someone was using it for awhile before you sit there. I am sure you know when you blow up a balloon for the first time, it is harder to blow up but gets easier and easier after that first time. So this works the same way. My brother won and won til they asked him to leave once when he sat down at one of the already used clowns. But telling on my dad, he took my mom to the fair once before they were married and was going to "win" her a teddy bear. He spent all his money (and never won the bear) and had to go home for more $$ for the rides. My mom loves that story! #9448307

David Phalen June 07, 2011

Fantastic colors and details!! Love It!! #9448572

Terry Cervi level-classic June 07, 2011

A very cool capture, Carol! Lots to look at here! Very nicely done! #9449450

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe June 07, 2011

What a great subject to photograph. The lighting is fabulous. Brings back lots of memories. #9449532

frank w. degenhardt June 09, 2011

Beatifully composed, you bring the excitment of the carnival to us with this spectacuar picture. I love all the different colors and its fun to go over all the prizes that can be won. I love that you got the carnie lady and the man who is going to try his luck. Awesome work girl.
Have yourself a wonderful day. #9452124

Jennifer L. Alder July 28, 2011

Love it! congrats, Carol, on your finalist :) #9561179

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe July 28, 2011

Congrats Carol on your silver medal. Good luck in the finals. #9561720

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 29, 2011

huge congrats on your gorgeous finalist!!! #9563191

Patrick Rouzes July 29, 2011

Congratulations & good luck, Carol! #9563713

frank w. degenhardt July 29, 2011

Colorful and beautiful. Congratulations on the Finalist my friend. #9563724

Phyllis H. Burchett July 29, 2011

Congrats on this wonderful Finalist Carol! #9563838

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 29, 2011

Congratulation on this awesome finalist
Carol and so very well deserved!

jo ann c.

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 29, 2011

gorgeous winner, congratulations!!! #9565975

Danny B. Head level-deluxe July 29, 2011

Congrats on a great win, Carol! #9565995

Michelle Alton July 29, 2011

This is a wonderful image, Carol. Love the composition and the effects. Congratulations! #9566080

Phyllis H. Burchett July 29, 2011

Congrats Carol on this fantastic winner! #9566396

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 29, 2011

Fabulous winner! WTG Carol! :-) k #9566781

Renee Doyle level-classic July 29, 2011

WTG Carol!! Congratulations!! #9566950

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 29, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful WINNER Carol! #9567194

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe July 29, 2011

Congratulations Carol for your win with this wonderful image. #9567339

Carol Teal July 29, 2011

Thank you all for your warm words! I am really surprised at the win! I only entered 3 images last month and my favorite was the Amity Island one, so you just never know! It was a nice surprise to find the judges liked this one! #9567713

frank w. degenhardt July 30, 2011

They liked it and we loved it. Beautiful work my friend. CONGRATULATOINS on the SECOND PLACE WIN my friend. A prize for a prize. Way to go. #9568480

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 30, 2011

Fannnnn.....tastic Carol!!
Congratulations on this awesome Gold Winner!

jo ann c.

Patrick Rouzes July 30, 2011

Congratulations on this well-deserved Winner, Carol! WTG, my friend! #9569358

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict July 31, 2011

Congratulations Carol on your Win!!!

Dominick #9571735

Barbara Waldoch level-classic July 31, 2011

Congratulations Carol! #9572823

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic August 01, 2011

CONGRATZ on this beautiful Gold Winner!!!

UB. #9573738

Merna L. Nobile August 05, 2011

Imagine it. Feel it. Receive it. Congratulations, your entry was very special and thanks for sharing it with all of us. Merna Nobile

Lydia Williams level-deluxe August 08, 2011

Great image, Carol! Congratulations on your golden win! #9591125

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