Tamron Prize Challenge: Travel and Nature

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Give us your best Travel or Nature shot and you could win a superb SP 17-50MM F/2.8 Di II XR VC LD Aspherical (IF), which sets high-performance DSLRs free with SP engineering, F/2.8 maximum aperture and Tamron VC. To find out more about this highly praised lens check out http://tamron-usa.com/lenses/prod/1750_vc_b005.asp. The winner of this challenge (as decided by public vote) will receive a Tamron SP 17-50MM F/2.8 Di II XR VC zoom lens (in Canon EF-S or Nikon mount). If the winner is a full frame user, we will substitute the SP 28-75mm F/2.8. No other substitutions will be offered. No cash alternative is available. Prizes are non transferable and non refundable. Competition open to any registered dpreview.com member, anywhere in the world.
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Manta Coaster ride Sea World
by raylob
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Fast & furious ride in which riders are strapped and suspended upside down. Photo taken at ride's lowest limit above ground (a few feet) as riders do a U shaped loop and travel at fast velocity.
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Submitted: Thursday, 6th October, 2011 00:01 (GMT)
Taken: Thursday, 22nd September, 2011
Focal length: 55 mm
Shutter speed: 1/30 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 400
Notes: Hand held camera. No special thought given to taking of picture. Had no time to prepare for the shot!
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