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Challenge: In The Spirit Of: Bear_Music (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-50D
Lens: Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Date: Jul 20, 2013
Aperture: f/7.1
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/50 - 200 - 13
Date Uploaded: Jul 21, 2013

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Thanks for all the votes and comments!

It's truly an honor to have done so well in this challenge and to have earned the elusive Paw! I've only been able to admire the Bear Paw from afar and never thought I would actually be able to display one in my profile.

Congrats Robert on reaching the century mark and thank you for all you do for this community. You are the DPC Sage!

ETA:
This is an outtake that I wavered on entering. I thought I might enter it in FS but ended up going with something else for that.

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Statistics
Place: 3 out of 79
Avg (all users): 6.7738
Avg (commenters): 7.5714
Avg (participants): 6.8000
Avg (non-participants): 6.7436
Views since voting: 1672
Views during voting: 199
Votes: 84
Comments: 15
Favorites: 0


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08/08/2013 11:06:49 PM
Congrats on the ribbon. Beautiful shot!
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08/02/2013 08:45:38 AM
See, what a fabulous image, one of my top scores in this challenge, well done indeed, be very proud of this!
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08/02/2013 06:45:21 AM
Congrats on the yellow, Mark! And as between this and the posted outtake, I actually prefer the outtake :-) Whoot!
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08/02/2013 04:55:25 AM
Congratulations.
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08/02/2013 03:22:35 AM
Who knew there were skiffs and still water in HI????
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08/02/2013 12:24:42 AM
what a surprise to see this here....

Not!!! hehe, well done Mark, right behind you I was, you got the highest mark from me in this challenge :)
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08/02/2013 12:02:56 AM
Gorgeous! 9 from me. :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/01/2013 09:45:04 PM
I can see this on the front page for sure, very Bearish :)
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08/01/2013 08:58:41 PM
Hrmmm... Bears, as a rule, don't care for tunnel skiffs, but maybe they haven't heard that yet in Hawaii? Lovely combo of harsh and soft: you could cut a tooth on this one, then pillow the ache.

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Patience is a virtue oft-rewarded, and as I reach the end of my revising I see this dreamy scene, a sort of Bear-nirvana as it were, and think "What this scene needs is a Bronze Bear Paw, and so I make it so:

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07/29/2013 01:56:02 AM
Lovely processing. Interesting scene with unusual light.
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07/28/2013 09:35:31 AM
I have been in dreamy coves with Bear, and the glow you used really brings out the other-worldliness.
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07/26/2013 01:46:17 PM
Very reminiscent of a bear photo in so many ways. A winner for sure.
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07/26/2013 10:06:45 AM
The vast emptiness here reminds me of a "Bear" shot. The lone boat. Nicely shot.
Not sure how I feel about the brightness of the sky, however. I'll have to come back to this photo.
(Voting later)
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07/26/2013 04:54:46 AM
Translucent reflections
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07/26/2013 12:52:40 AM
Wow. What a beautiful, peaceful, dreamy scene
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