Challenge of Challenges 2009

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Welcome to the 2009 'Challenge of Challenges.' This challenge has been compiled from all the year's challenge-winning entries to help select the dpreview.com Picture of the Year. If you've been as impressed as we have by the quality of submissions and the imagination of the challenge hosts, make sure you show it by voting and helping to choose 2009's best challenge-winning image.
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The Shuttle becomes a star
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The night became almost as light as a day when Discovery was launched with my friend - the first swedish astronaut Christer Fuglesang - on board. The photo is taken from Banana Creek.
This entry was originally submitted to the 3,2,1..Ignition challenge.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 19th May, 2009 18:09 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 9th December, 2006
Focal length: 10 mm
Shutter speed: 5/2 sec
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 400
Notes: Not perfectly sharp due to my excitement while handholding the camera.
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