The Prize

Uploaded: July 03, 2012 02:59:22


**Celebrate Victory**

These are the trophies from the 4th of July 5K Race last year in our home town. (I simply used a narrow dof to get this effect - No DD) - Another view is in the comment section.

Canon 70-200L IS at 200mm. ISO 400, Early-Morning, 1/2,000 @ f3.2, EC -1/3 (MT)

Exif: F Number: 3.2, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 03, 2012

A narrow depth of field allowed for this motion effect. #1472695

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe July 03, 2012

Wonderful DOF, Jeff! Great effects! #10211903

Alan L. Borror July 03, 2012

Wonderful patriotic image, Jeff! #10211914

Tiia Vissak July 03, 2012

well done! #10211954

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe July 03, 2012

What a great patriotic shot...or two..I love these!! #10211957

Karen Bacon July 03, 2012

Great presentation Jeff! A wonderful holiday shot! #10211985

Mary K. Robison July 03, 2012

What a glorious photo op those 5k trophies were, Jeff! And you certainly made the most of it ~ your knowledge of dof gave the figures the effect of "literally" running! Outstanding work and MT entry!
Winner! #10211991

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe July 03, 2012

LOVE the echo, Jeff.
You give us the race in a still. #10212001

Jyri Vissak July 03, 2012

Very creative! Well done. #10212044

Lynn M. Whitt July 03, 2012

I love how you did this, great capture. #10212063

Monnie Ryan July 03, 2012

Wow - this is fabulous, Jeff! Love that flag, too! #10212077

Robert R. Goodman July 03, 2012

Hi Jeff,Fantastic DOF my friend.Excellent capture!!! #10212128

Bill Johnson July 03, 2012

Jeff, Outstanding DOF and comp. #10212178

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 03, 2012

Fantastic photo, Jeff. Shallow Dof makes it really interesting. #10212203

Stefania Barbier level-addict July 03, 2012

gorgeous MT capture, well done! #10212251

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 03, 2012

A winner in my opinion Jeff..your dof made this really outstanding giving the feeling of movement...awesome!

jo ann c. #10212267

Carol Quina level-classic July 03, 2012

Great shots! Thanks for sharing them all! #10212302

Carol L. Fowler July 03, 2012

Wonderful and patriotic! #10212452

Stephen Zacker July 03, 2012

Awesome.. the dof gives it a feeling of motion #10212456

Mitch Spence level-classic July 03, 2012

Just a beautiful and classy use of dof, Jeff. Well seen. Well done. #10212476

David Phalen July 03, 2012

Fabulous POV, DOF and clarity!! Perfect for the Fourth!!

Great to have you posting again. #10212528

Mike Clime July 03, 2012

Excellent work, Jeff! Love how they look like they are running to the finish line! #10212559

Linda M. Walker July 03, 2012

Excellent! Love the DOF #10212582

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 03, 2012

Outstanding use of DOF with wide aperture to get the motion effect, Jeff. Great for the MT. #10212628

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic July 03, 2012

Fantastic image with great colors and DOF Jeff!,
Amalia #10212658

John Connolly July 03, 2012

Excellent in camera work here Jeff! A great theme entry and image for the day! #10212670

Marijana Fajgl July 03, 2012

Fantastic captures, Jeff! #10212774

Rony Sagy July 03, 2012

Spectacular. #10212797

Husain Akhtar July 03, 2012

Spectacular presentation, Jeff! #10212846

Barbara Waldoch level-classic July 03, 2012

Excellent job, Jeff! #10212986

Anita Hogue July 03, 2012

Just truly awesome Jeff! #10213106

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe July 03, 2012

All wonderful images for the 4th of July...I like that flag :) #10213108

Tammy Espino July 03, 2012

Outstanding and perfect for the 4th :) #10213169

Terry Cervi level-classic July 03, 2012

A very cool shot, Jeff! Love that dof! #10213221

Robert K. Bemus level-classic July 03, 2012

Great shot for the 4th, Jeff!! #10213372

Debbie Bray July 03, 2012

Outstanding, but I would also consider entering the second image in the comp too, because it's also a standout, Jeff. #10213393

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic July 04, 2012

Creative work Jeff! #10213454

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 04, 2012

Thanks Everyone! Jeff #10213466

Avril Young July 04, 2012

wonderful MT entry, great dof and light..
well done Jeff! #10213470

Lorraine A. Cook July 04, 2012

BEAUTIFUL! Very creative and PERFECTION for this Fourth of July, Jeff!!<:))

Have a Wonderful Holiday...stay safe and cool, My Friend!!

Philly is under an excessive heat warning. By Saturday...the tempereature will hit 100*. #10213601

Ann Coates level-classic July 04, 2012

This is fantastic Jeff. I love the effect created by the DOF. #10214243

Mary Dimitriw July 04, 2012

Outstanding Jeff!! Hope you had a fantastic 4th of July! #10214411

Jennifer L. Alder July 05, 2012

This is really wonderful. I like the shallow DOF and light. Great work, Jeff. #10214773

frank w. degenhardt July 05, 2012

This has so much to offer. The flags for the 4th of July, beautiful action with that dof, selective focusing, and a fantastic MT for celebration. I think you should get one of these for having a Winner here my friend. #10214831

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 05, 2012

Thank You Very Much! Jeff #10214864

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 05, 2012

GREAT DD work on this wonderful 4th image, VERY well done!! <>< #10215539

Katherine Kuhn level-classic July 05, 2012

Great use of selective focus as well as great color & detail! #10215561

Patrick Rouzes July 05, 2012

All exceptionally well done, Jeff! Like the golden tones, colors, & incredible dof on the first one! Skillful & wonderful work, my friend!

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 06, 2012

Thanks Everyone!! Jeff #10217336

Julianne Bradford July 06, 2012

Lovin this Jeff!! #10217522

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe July 07, 2012

Great shot!! #10218185

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe July 07, 2012

This is just amazing Jeff. A simple thing like narrow DOF provided stellar results. I see this image as a winner. #10218245

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic July 07, 2012

Fantastic capture, love the vertical presentation,Jeff!! #10218310

Rudi Reiner level-classic July 07, 2012

The Prize is very cool, looks like its in motion! #10218898

Ellen Hodges July 07, 2012

Extremely beautiful and cool shot, Jeff!!! #10219007

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 08, 2012

Thank You! Jeff #10219247

Gail Sullivan level-classic July 08, 2012

You really transformed these trophies into something special, Jeff! #10219762

Julie Burnett July 08, 2012

AWESOME!! I hope and expect to see it again, Jeff!! #10219987

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 08, 2012

I so much enjoy your work, Jeff. You obviously know your camera very well. I dream of the day my Nikon D90 becomes "an extension of my arm" and not a challenge trying to express myself. I love my Canon pocket camera. Great quality for the ease of using it...then I let my DDR do my magic. How cool that you didn't even use PS!

Love all three images!

-Laura :D #10220178

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 08, 2012

Coo image, Jeff!

Debby #10220338

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 08, 2012

Cool image, Jeff, excellent MT entry!

Debby #10220340

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 09, 2012

Thank You! #10220896

Janet McNeil level-classic July 09, 2012

Beautiful and creative capture!! Hope we see this again!! #10220922

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 09, 2012

Thanks Janet! Jeff #10222008

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic July 10, 2012

Love the feel of motion..very creative and well done. Hope to see this one again. #10223257

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 10, 2012

Thank You Marilyn! Jeff #10223822

Maria Coulson July 11, 2012

I love the selective focus and POV. #10225610

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 11, 2012

Thanks Maria! Jeff #10225661

Lorna Shutter July 11, 2012

Wow! I just love this, Jeff! Wonderful in-camera effects to create the feeling of motion blur! Awesome colour, clarity and DOF! Hope you win a BIG "PRIZE" too for this outstanding image! Excellent work! :) #10225671

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 12, 2012

Thank You Lorna! Jeff #10226989

Tamara K. Walker level-classic August 28, 2012

Congratulations. #10294712

Pat Abbott level-classic August 29, 2012

Love the effect created, Jeff! Congrats on your finalist! #10295062

Marijana Fajgl August 29, 2012

Big congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Jeff! #10295222

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 29, 2012

congratulations on a fabulous finalist!!! #10295499

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 29, 2012

Way not surprised to see this one again, Congratulations Jeff and good luck for the gold. #10295786

Robert R. Goodman August 29, 2012

Hi Jeff,Big Congratulations on this beautiful finalist my friend!!! #10296046

Carol L. Fowler August 29, 2012

Congrats!! #10296500

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 29, 2012

Congrats on an awesome finalist, Jeff. #10296629

Ann Coates level-classic August 29, 2012

Fabulous Jeff, congratulations on your finalist. #10296742

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 29, 2012

CONGRATULATIONS Jeff on this wonderful finalist, WTG!! <>< #10296776

Lorna Shutter August 29, 2012

Woo Hoo!!! So happy to see this one again, Jeff!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!! :)
Photobucket #10297188

Laura E. Swan level-classic August 29, 2012

On This cool Finalist Jeff! I salute you!

-Laura :) #10297256

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe August 29, 2012

Wonderful finalist Jeff ... congrats! #10297816

Tammy Espino August 29, 2012

Congrats , Jeff!!!) #10297837

Tammy Espino August 29, 2012

Congrats , Jeff!!!) #10297838

Tammy Espino August 29, 2012

Congrats , Jeff!!!) #10297839

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 29, 2012

I knew this just had to be a winner..big congrats, will wait to see the Gold on it Robert!

jo ann c. #10297907

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic August 29, 2012

Ditto with Jo Ann..Congratulations Jeff on a fantastic finalist and good luck in the next round. #10298377

Patrick Rouzes August 30, 2012

Heyyyyyy, WTG,Jeff............congrats & good luck, my friend!

Mary Dimitriw August 31, 2012

So glad to see this one again Jeff!! Congratulations, excellent! #10300979

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 31, 2012

Thanks Everyone!! Jeff #10301959

Phyllis H. Burchett August 31, 2012

Fantastic Jeff, big congrats!!! #10302095

Renee Doyle level-classic August 31, 2012

Very cool mt entry and wonderful finalist Jeff! Congratulations! #10302286

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 01, 2012

Thank You Phyllis and Renee! Jeff #10302960

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