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jagar


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Challenge: Abstract Nature (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D7000
Lens: Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 APO DG Macro HSM for Nikon
Date: Jun 23, 2012
Date Uploaded: Jun 24, 2012

This is a shot of the Lot river, it's near the spot where we go swimming when it gets too hot, I used a glamor glow and an Indian summer preset in Color Efex Pro to get the colors how I thought they should be. Thanks for the kind votes and comments.


Statistics
Place: 1 out of 124
Avg (all users): 7.3238
Avg (commenters): 8.1765
Avg (participants): 7.3636
Avg (non-participants): 7.2800
Views since voting: 3020
Views during voting: 224
Votes: 105
Comments: 50
Favorites: 12 (view)


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07/03/2012 10:04:04 PM
This is so spectacular - can`t stop looking at it! Congratulations, truly deserved win.
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07/03/2012 07:14:41 PM
Bravo!!! This is just beautifully rich and expressive.
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07/03/2012 06:16:28 PM
This is what I thought of when I saw this image.
One
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07/03/2012 11:18:50 AM
Congrats on the ribbon,love this.
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07/03/2012 03:14:34 AM
Congratulations John. Gorgeous shot.
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07/02/2012 11:37:35 PM
Beautiful colors
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07/02/2012 08:38:56 PM
Congratulations John, a beautiful abstract that lets the eye linger as long as one pleases.
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07/02/2012 03:52:52 PM
Congrats; a beauty! You continue to amaze me.
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07/02/2012 01:43:17 PM
Stunning, just stunning. Huge congrats!
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07/02/2012 01:09:04 PM
Equisite, and meets the challenge perfectly. I was one of your 10's, and yeah I agree it looks like a Monet. Perfect impressionism. Congrats!
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07/02/2012 09:58:05 AM
Wonderful...I would love this on canvas!
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07/02/2012 08:14:49 AM
Congratulations on the blue! Beautiful shot.
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07/02/2012 07:56:33 AM
A new Blue for you, congratulations! This sparkles with summer.
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07/02/2012 07:55:24 AM
I think you have matched Monet's orange. This is amazing. Congrats on the blue!
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07/02/2012 07:19:56 AM
Congratulations on your Win, excellent work love the colors.
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07/02/2012 07:03:30 AM
Congrats John, a versatile maneuver indeed.
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07/02/2012 05:14:11 AM
congrats - illustrates your all-round ability.
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07/02/2012 05:12:34 AM
Nice to see a new blue for you john!!!!
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07/02/2012 02:31:49 AM
Excellent work, John. Beautiful image! It's an honor and a pleasure being on the front page with you.
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07/02/2012 02:11:35 AM
NICE ONE GREAT RESULT FOR AN AWESOME SHOT FROM SHEZ XOXO
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07/02/2012 01:48:15 AM
Look at you going all Picaso on us. Fantastic colours and a deserved blue, congratulations.
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07/02/2012 01:41:52 AM
Very nice! Incredible image.
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07/02/2012 01:24:10 AM
Spectacular shot, John. Abstracts are so challenging for me to spot when I am out shooting. You found a beauty here. Congrats on the ribbon.
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07/02/2012 01:06:14 AM
Congrats, John. Magical image.
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07/02/2012 12:48:07 AM
Not surprising to see this come in #1. I was surprised to see it was yours, however. Well done!
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07/02/2012 12:34:22 AM
Very nice! Congratulations!
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07/02/2012 12:28:37 AM
Congratulations!! Well deserved
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07/02/2012 12:06:03 AM
Very painterly, congrats John.
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07/02/2012 12:05:37 AM
Geeze, there's no stopping you :-)
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07/02/2012 12:02:55 AM
Beautiful shot John, a painting beyond compare. Well done.
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07/02/2012 12:01:57 AM
I knew this would be the blue. Congrats John on the well deserved blue!
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07/02/2012 12:01:57 AM
WOW awesome John what a surprise, never knew you were so good at this, I thought it would do well, congrats, on the bluey, been a while!
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07/02/2012 12:01:54 AM
Congratulations on the blue ribbon, John. A lovely calming image.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/01/2012 11:30:07 PM
Gorgeous.
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07/01/2012 11:13:08 PM
One of my top picks; love the ripples and colors. (voted earlier)
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07/01/2012 09:53:57 PM
We know what it is but the abstract qualities prevail and the color grabs. 8
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07/01/2012 05:55:05 PM
Love the vibrant colors and strong ripples. Voted earlier.
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07/01/2012 04:55:06 PM
8 from me...

(voted earlier, back to bump you up)
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07/01/2012 11:23:12 AM
Beautiful colors.
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06/30/2012 10:57:42 PM
Please let this win. Love it.
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06/30/2012 09:33:55 AM
I like the colors and the textures in this one.
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06/29/2012 02:09:00 PM
My favorite so far. Like a beautiful impressionist painting.
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06/29/2012 11:53:41 AM
BEAUTIFUL... Love love love it
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06/29/2012 11:26:33 AM
Beautiful
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06/27/2012 11:34:20 AM
Great use of colors.
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06/26/2012 07:35:06 PM
nice and painterly
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06/26/2012 11:20:22 AM
Lovely.
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06/25/2012 09:57:26 PM
Wonderful, I nearly entered a shot like this, maybe I should of.
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06/25/2012 11:50:02 AM
This is a stunning reflection. The cool blues and the hot oranges play together so well. The ripples in the water add a perfect texture.
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06/25/2012 12:54:47 AM
Perfect lines, perfect colors...
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