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Whoo Hooo! I just won my first Photo Contest!!!

Discussion in 'Miscellany' started by Cleanmaxx Brian, Jun 21, 2007.

  1. Hi All,
    I can't believe it! I just won my first photo contest! (and $300!) The contest was called "Picturing Songs" where we had to take a photo that captures one of our favorite songs essence.

    My song was "Bad Day" by Daniel Powter
    For dramatic lighting on subject and good use of post production
    (and # 1 in the popular vote)
    Nikon D200 with 70-200 f2.8
    1/500s f/8.0 at 70.0mm iso400

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  2. Nice shot, and Congrats!!! She is a real cutie!!
  3. This is a wonderful photo.

    Congratulations, Brain.
  4. Very nice photo. Congratulations!!!
  5. well deserved, very well done
  6. BigPixel

    BigPixel Guest

    quite excellent. You nailed the BIG 3: composition, emotion, technical stuff. Congrats!
  7. I can see why....great photo. The lighting and ambience says a lot.
  8. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very beautiful Image

    Congratulations, well deserved
  9. Thanks all!!!
    I was on such a high today :) 

    Quick question...
    Do you get a funny feeling when you click the shutter knowing you nailed a potentially great shot?
  10. Firelarz


    Feb 26, 2006
    Chandler, AZ
    Brian, congrats! You can see it in her face. Awesome!
  11. Excellent photo! Congrats.
  12. Congrats on the prize!!! That's a great shot, and love the PP work on it.
  13. Congratulations Brian... Love the way the sunlight highlights her as the main subject and everything else is basically in shadows... Its EXCELLENT...
  14. Hey Brian -

    That is an evocative and well-executed shot - easy to see why it deserves to be a winner . . .


  15. SP77


    Jun 4, 2007
    Rockville, MD
  16. Kim


    Jun 16, 2005
    Way to go!! I'm so happy for you!
  17. That is super Brian (both the picture and the win).
  18. Lovely picture! Congratulations...
  19. Jordi AC

    Jordi AC Guest

    Great picture; you deserve the award. Congratulations
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