Perfect combination of lighting, composition and timing !
Le Kilt: Nice shot, love her dress style and great framing, would have scored higher if someone (the winner?) didn't get a couple of friends to dump two 0.5 votes on it.
Jimmy jang Boo: That lens looks like it's ready to take a bath.
I feared the same, but she had everything under control. The lens stayed dry and survived to shoot another day :-)
Great shot! Where did you find this, I can't figure out what it is ?
Those seats don't look anything like comfortable ?
This is one cool action shot !!Shows how big they really are are next to that small boat.
babalu: It is a shame that the Host did allow so many infringements upon his own cardinal rule and theme of the challenge. Actually a document of his ignorance.It is especially a shame that one of the non-medium format shots made a third place in this challenge.
It would be good to have a set of photos here that show the different perspective "look" you get when using a medium format camera compared to images made with smaller sensor cameras.I would be in favor of disqualifying all NON-MEDIUM-FORMAT entries.
BJN: Bob.brown in comments at Ars Technica: "Adobe has not reset customer passwords. Instead, after you log in, there's a link to a "Customer security alert" which provides instructions for resetting your own password.. In other words, customers who do not log in regularly are (apparently) waving in the wind. I was able to sign in a minute or so ago with my old password."
I can confirm this is true. If you have an Adobe account you have to log into your account (Adobe Forums will do it) to get a reset request. Adobe was hacked back in August, by the way.
changing your Adobe password sounds like a wise step, but if the thieves allready have all your credit card details, then maybe that card should be changed as well?
Excellent image !
When I read "2 new forums" I guessed one of them might be a special extra forum for Pascal Riben ;-)
Fantastic shot !!
barb_s: what a nice capture!
Thanks Barb :-)
Thanks for the votes :-)
I posted some more "grainy" shots like this in this thread if you'd like to take a lookhttp://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/3516197
Thanks for the votes and comments!
By the way, it tasted great !
RuthC: Um, what else would it use for running if not its legs???? Just interested. :-)
well,.... maybe fins ?here's like a glimpse of evolution at work
Dan Tong: ACDsee's policy is to force users to do a version upgrade in order to get RAW file compatibility with new cameras, just like Photoshop. This does not endear them to customers.
This is even more intolerable because free Image Management programs such as FastStone, XnView, and Picassa, all keep up with RAW converters as soon as new cameras become available, and each also have some limited Image Editing features. If free programs are willing to keep up with RAW conversions programs then ACDSee who force their customers to pay for a new version upgrade cannot claim that the cost of doing this is prohibitive.
Well that is sort of true , but,...ACDSee do release several free upgrades for the current version with the usual bug fix and operformance upgrades AND all the latest avaialable RAW support for newer cameras. These updates happen about once every 3-4 months.When a completely new version is released (typically after about 1 year) the RAW support and updates for the older versions dry up after a while.It is however surprisingly cheap with special offers to upgrade to that new version for existing customers and they usually include enough new features in the new version to make you want it, and make you willing to pay for it.I've been using ACDsee for many years and I'm quite happy with it. You can check some photos in my gallery to see what sort of results you can get.
gycs: Cool scene. Seeing your shadow in the corner is a bit distracting.
For me the shadow is something that makes that scene unusual and somehow interesting. A wide angle landscape shot needs something in the foreground and this is a bit of a twist on that old adage
jrtrent: Well, your picture didn't finish very high in the standings, but it was one of my favorites!
Thank you! I liked it too :-)Obviously the voters didn't agree for whatever reason. Not quite what sure happend with the voting here? It was placed even below all the blurry and badly composed images ;-)
Nice work.This photo combines 2 of my favourite hobbies, photography and painting, in a fantastic way.Well deserved win!