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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This is on my first grand adventure around the world. I found myself in a valley village called Vishisht at this a lovely little home stay overlooking the valley. The homestay itself breathed an authentic beauty, and I experimented with some shots. This is one of my favourites and it captures truly captures the magic of the village.
Submitted: Tuesday, 4th October, 2011 21:55 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 31st August, 2009
Focal length: 4.8 mm
Shutter speed: 1/6 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 400
Views: 388
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