Tamron Prize Challenge: Travel and Nature

Challenge #1 in the Tamron Prize Challenge series. Hosted by Tamron Challenge, Simon Joinson.
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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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Sunrise over Dominica Island
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Sunrise over Dominica Island taken from the deck of the Serenade of the Seas cruise ship. The ship was denied permission to dock due to rough seas. Shots were taken just before the final decision came down.
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Submitted: Friday, 7th October, 2011 23:20 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 23rd February, 2010
Focal length: 25 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1250 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 800
Notes: 8 shot panorama taken handheld with the Olympus e-410 and 25mm Pancake lens. Stitched together with Photoshop. Original panorama exceeds the 30,000 axis pixel limit on the dPreview uploader. Had the Nikon D300 with me on the trip but the compact Oly system was perfect for a stroll on the ship's deck.
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