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Challenge: Best of 2010 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Surfing
Camera: Canon EOS-50D
Lens: Tamron AF 18-270mm F/3,5-6,3 Di II VC LD Aspherical [IF] macro for Canon
Date: Jun 30, 2010
Aperture: 7.1
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/500
Date Uploaded: Jan 30, 2011

Huntington Beach, with my lovely 50D,



A non eye candy shot, I can not believe it, I am over the moon, Thank you so much for the amazing amount of comments throughout the challenge.


Crop, highlights, shadows, luminosity, saturation, dodge burn, sats, curves level, topas clean, lighten, more curves, more saturation sharpen, highlights, sharpen


Holy WOW 101 comments, wow, knock me over with a feather!! Wow guys

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 429
Avg (all users): 7.4462
Avg (commenters): 8.6364
Avg (participants): 7.4724
Avg (non-participants): 7.3125
Views since voting: 7715
Views during voting: 431
Votes: 195
Comments: 125
Favorites: 56 (view)


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01/07/2013 03:22:47 PM
I was showing some of your work to my son. His comment was, "THAT'S a bad-ass picture!" Faved.
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08/10/2011 09:51:04 AM
Amazing color in the water, great shot!
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04/18/2011 11:40:28 PM
A truly amazing shot, well done.
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04/04/2011 12:21:26 AM
Congrats on a stellar, truly deserved blue. Wonderful shot!
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03/20/2011 06:00:01 PM
Great clarity and color. Not easy to capture an action shot like this so perfectly. Nice job. Well done!
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02/27/2011 11:49:30 PM
Nice colors! Congrats!!!
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02/27/2011 08:00:52 AM
Wow... What a great moment! Congrats Juliet :) Amazing!
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02/26/2011 01:57:38 AM
Could be on the cover of Sports Illustrated....Congrats!!!
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02/25/2011 12:19:46 PM
Congratulations! Great surf shot. I live in HB and I keep trying for a shot like that. The colors are amazing and you caught the surfer in a great "pose".
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02/24/2011 12:20:30 PM
One of the best sports shots I have ever seen...congrats!
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02/23/2011 04:53:57 AM
If I ever take a shot that good its going on my wall in the biggest canvas size they can manufacture.
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02/23/2011 02:31:01 AM
It is sational photograph.

I don`t know how you got the photo with that slow a shutter speed.

It really is grate !

Harvey Sherman
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02/22/2011 11:01:50 PM
Juliet, I have to say this is one of the finest images I have ever seen...Congrats on the capture and the well deserved ribbon..
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02/22/2011 08:41:16 PM
Juliet, this is an amazing picture...well deserved...
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02/22/2011 06:58:55 PM
This is one freaking amazing image! HUGE congrats, woman!
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02/22/2011 05:54:51 PM
You should be proud to have this image on your front page!
Famous photographers say most pros only make a dozen or two
excellent images a year. This one should be in your top ten
this year! Congrats! [ooops last year] LOL

Message edited by author 2011-02-22 20:33:44.
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02/22/2011 02:54:17 PM
Excellent shot - congrats on the blue, especially being this challenge!
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02/22/2011 10:37:26 AM
What an amazing achievement -- the best of the best! Congratulations. I love the way the surfer's position mimics the shape of the wave. And your processing is fabulous -- so much light and clarity. Again, congratulations.
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02/22/2011 10:19:56 AM
Wonderful action shot Juliet. Congrats on the blue - love that water!
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02/21/2011 10:40:15 PM
How did you get this shot? Were you on a boat? How did you get such great lighting?
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02/21/2011 09:04:04 PM
Fantastic shot,congrats on the blue!
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02/21/2011 08:05:37 PM
Fantastic shot. The water is beautiful in this!!
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02/21/2011 07:07:07 PM
Well done Juliet, great shot!

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02/21/2011 06:40:34 PM
This is fantastic!!
Huge congrats on the well deserved blue ribbon!
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02/21/2011 04:59:02 PM
Great shot. And processing.
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02/21/2011 04:44:01 PM
the only 10 i gave in the whole challenge!! this is a money shot!
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02/21/2011 04:29:59 PM
Woo Hoo!! You go girl! I did my part, being one of your 18 10's :)
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02/21/2011 04:24:04 PM
BRAVA!!! was a 20 from me!! ;)
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02/21/2011 04:19:20 PM
Was the water truly this color, or is that more a product of the PP?
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02/21/2011 03:37:43 PM
Very well done :)
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02/21/2011 03:10:58 PM
oh my!!! Awesome shot! Congrats on the best of blue!! 94 comments and 20 favs!!
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02/21/2011 02:29:40 PM
That'll teach me to tease you in early voting!

The water detail and coloration is amazing.

Well done!
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02/21/2011 02:24:27 PM
Congrats on the blue!!! Awesome image and deserves this wonderful ribbon next to it!
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02/21/2011 01:23:28 PM
Again, such an awesome shot! Congrats on the blue!
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02/21/2011 01:01:12 PM
Congrats on your Blue. Great Shot.
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02/21/2011 12:32:45 PM
Truely incredible shot.. Working from left to right this image has everything, colour, composition, great light, action, great subject.. Not eyecandy? You jest surely?

Well done J.

M
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02/21/2011 12:08:20 PM
Ooh, Best of blue ribbon...a definite feather in your cap. Love the color.
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02/21/2011 12:07:43 PM
Definitely a worthy winner of a challenge of this magnitude. I very rarely give 10s, but this was one of 'em! Congrats -- it's fantastic!
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02/21/2011 11:59:03 AM
Congrats on the ribbon.
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02/21/2011 11:50:44 AM
WOW snd WOOOOHOOOO! HUGE congrats, Juliet! What a fantastic, energetic, colorful image.
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02/21/2011 11:46:09 AM
Totally awesome shot in all respects! One of the best shots I've seen on DPC ever. Congrats on a VERY well deserved blue!
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02/21/2011 11:46:01 AM
Nice one. What a feather in your cap!!!
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02/21/2011 10:56:25 AM
Well deserved !!! CONGRATS
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02/21/2011 10:29:56 AM
Wahoooo!!! Love this (and to me it IS eye candy)!!!
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02/21/2011 10:00:03 AM
Girlfriend!!!!!!!!!! A BIG congrats on one of my favorite images of your surfing series! : )))
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02/21/2011 09:22:05 AM
Congrats on the Blue! Well deserved.
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02/21/2011 08:19:43 AM
Well deserved Blue. Amazing amazing shot...
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02/21/2011 08:05:38 AM
amazing. well deserved blue.
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02/21/2011 08:03:52 AM
contratulations on the well deserved ribbon. I would love to see the original- your post-processing is unreal!
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02/21/2011 07:56:22 AM
Congrats J! When I saw this in the mix I knew it'd score well.
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02/21/2011 07:50:56 AM
Congrats on the great score and top finish. First the best of the month and now the year from the same shoot. Nice work. I disagree about it not being eye candy, though. It most certainly is. I'd love to know what shutter speed you used to get this shot. Not that I find myself around surfers often, but when I am I want to be ready.
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02/21/2011 07:41:27 AM
Hands down the best one IMO! Colours are stunning, the composition is perfect, and focus is spot on! I cant get enough of this shot. Faved
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02/21/2011 07:29:55 AM
Freaking awesome!! You go girl!
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02/21/2011 07:02:14 AM
Incredibly good shot! And dramatically processed. I can just imagine you clinging onto the back of that jet ski with your camera in an underwater case. Or maybe you were standing on a pier. We can only wonder! Well done again.
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02/21/2011 06:27:12 AM
Delighted this got the blue - congrats, Juliet.
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02/21/2011 06:18:03 AM
Congratulations!!!! Brilliant image!!
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02/21/2011 06:08:41 AM
Juliet, what a great capture and HUGE congrats on ribboning in a big FS! Woohoo!
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02/21/2011 06:07:40 AM
You rock girl!!! Super image. Congrats!!!!
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02/21/2011 05:54:13 AM
congrats!
Amazing image.

Message edited by author 2011-02-21 08:34:28.
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02/21/2011 05:35:16 AM
Congrats Juliette! Fab image, great way to start the year... and/or finish the year. You GO girl!
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02/21/2011 04:35:28 AM
how about you! what a great way to cap off 2010, juliet...and i have a feeling 2011 is going to be even better! best wishes!
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02/21/2011 04:15:20 AM
Congratulations Juliet! What a terrific capture! His pose could not be any better.
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02/21/2011 03:45:06 AM
wow congrats!
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02/21/2011 03:13:10 AM
Beautiful shot. Congrats on the ribbon.
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02/21/2011 03:09:33 AM
Rock on "J"
This is a marvelous image in all respects.
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02/21/2011 02:52:46 AM
Excellent! Really beautiful.
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02/21/2011 02:50:00 AM
Waddyamean "non eye candy"? Nevertheless, congrats on ypóur win!
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02/21/2011 02:22:15 AM
Ohhhhh Yeahhhh! Congrats, Juliet!! QUITE an achievement!
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02/21/2011 01:56:28 AM
Beautiful!
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02/21/2011 01:27:21 AM
holy crap, what a shot!!
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02/21/2011 01:22:18 AM
Knew it had to be you. As Deb said, fitting tribute to your dear departed 50D. Huge congrats.
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02/21/2011 01:09:34 AM
Wow what a Kudo Juliet. Congrats
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02/21/2011 12:30:50 AM
WHO gets a 7.4 in The BEST of challenge???

YOU DO!!

Congrats, Juliet!
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02/21/2011 12:30:17 AM
Congratulations! But I don't know what you mean, this looks like eye candy to me ;-)! (I say that in the very nicest way possible)
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02/21/2011 12:26:31 AM
Gorgeous water and a great action capture. Congrats on the blue Juliet!
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02/21/2011 12:22:48 AM
Freaking amazing Juliet...Congratulations - you rock!
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02/21/2011 12:18:50 AM
Super congrats there!! Great Shot
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02/21/2011 12:15:20 AM
Another brilliant colour shot, congratulations.
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02/21/2011 12:15:01 AM
CONGRATULATIONS!!! I knew this would do GREAT!! WOW
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02/21/2011 12:08:57 AM
congrats on the blue. well deserved!
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02/21/2011 12:08:17 AM
Congrats, Juliet, on a well-earned honor.
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02/21/2011 12:05:34 AM
Congratulations, extraordinary shot!!! Well deserved blue ribbon!!
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02/21/2011 12:05:13 AM
Very cool, I love the processing. Congrats on the blue!
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02/21/2011 12:05:03 AM
Woo hoo! Juliet has the best shot of the year in DPC!
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02/21/2011 12:04:57 AM
Yes, awesome! A big congrats for the "BIG ONE" of 2010!
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02/21/2011 12:04:53 AM
Congratulations! What a brilliant shot. The colours and textures in the water are fabulous.
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02/21/2011 12:04:15 AM
Helluva score and well deserved, Juliet! Fitting finish for your waterlogged camera. :-)
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02/21/2011 12:03:44 AM
Congrats on your huge Blue ribbon! An awesome shot.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/20/2011 10:50:20 PM
Absolutely amazing.
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02/20/2011 09:29:58 PM
Gorgeous colors in the water.
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02/20/2011 09:20:43 PM
Amazing color of that waive!!!! Great moment captured. Well done!
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02/20/2011 07:12:08 PM
really well done!
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02/20/2011 05:20:24 PM
Love the jewel tones in the water... & my daughter wants to know where she can find Taylor Lautner surfing?!
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02/20/2011 05:13:45 PM
This has got to be the blue. Great action, drama, clarity and superb tones in the water. Outstanding shot. My only 10.
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02/20/2011 03:34:34 PM
Amazing colour in the water (even if it is oversaturated). A great action shot.
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02/20/2011 02:53:18 PM
Amazing colors and clarity to this photo.
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02/20/2011 01:01:10 PM
What great greens captured, here. Beautiful shot.
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02/20/2011 12:10:43 PM
fantastic surf shot - not super crazy about the dark processing of the water - but that is your style and not mine.
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02/20/2011 05:17:31 AM
Superb surfing action shot
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02/20/2011 12:30:46 AM
Love the colors in the water
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02/19/2011 01:34:48 PM
Wow, another great surfing image. Clarity is excellent; ISO perfect. (voted earlier)
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02/19/2011 11:53:38 AM
sweet shot
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02/19/2011 02:54:34 AM
hmmmm. I love to see this on the front page. Great composition/crop. Beautiful processing and color. Excellent harmony between the surfer and the waves.

10
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02/18/2011 10:48:23 PM
Stunning, really. Grannis might be jealous.
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02/18/2011 05:48:41 PM
Great colors; exposure right on; would love to know your postprocessing steps
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02/18/2011 01:13:22 AM
The color of the wave looks artificial!!! Incredible effect. Based on the subject, I'd say 21_F.gif JulietNN, but you never know.
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02/17/2011 11:36:11 PM
the colors in this are amazing...this is the kind of picture to print on METAL...
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02/17/2011 12:45:28 AM
Great action shot. Love the colors in the wave.
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02/16/2011 09:03:12 PM
Excellent surf shot. The water is amazing! Bump
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02/16/2011 05:46:51 PM
awesome! wowee. 9
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02/16/2011 01:57:57 PM
Best surf shot on DPC ever. Onto my imaginary 2010 wall it goes, and thank you.
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02/16/2011 11:56:21 AM
Fabulous! Sports Illustrated cover material!! 10
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02/15/2011 09:58:32 PM
Great surfing shot. Love the difference of colours in the water.8
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02/15/2011 07:18:02 PM
Freaking awesome! My pick for the winner! Is this HDR around the surfer? 10!
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02/15/2011 03:57:13 PM
A stunning ribbon contender and challenge favorite. A nitpick is that the wave appears to be the main subject instead of the surfer, but oh that wave! It makes me wish I'd done more dodging and burning in my own entry.
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02/15/2011 11:57:15 AM
JulietNN? Noticed that lovely emerald water that's in her pics. great shot 9
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02/15/2011 10:22:43 AM
Back to comment... Awesome processing! Those colors are fantastic!
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02/15/2011 08:40:34 AM
Fantastic action shot! Love the 'electric' colors of greens and blues in the water - normally wouldn't like too saturated look but here it just works - maybe because the action is 'electric'/high energy. Great details on the wave including all the ripples and the dropplets flying about. Nice catch of the wave curl and crash as well and the poise of the surfer taking it to the max as he rides.
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02/15/2011 08:36:29 AM
Juliett, I think, this is as goog as your free-study 2010-10. Very well done and good luck!
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02/15/2011 05:09:20 AM
The colours in the wave are just awesome! Great capture
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02/14/2011 08:00:26 PM
What a great capture! The sharpness, composition and color are outstanding!
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02/14/2011 04:07:40 PM
Freaking totaly Awesome... Alls I can do is stare and stare and stare...
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02/14/2011 12:44:04 PM
The colors are cool. Good addition. (not voting)
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02/14/2011 08:06:43 AM
wonderful detail...8
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02/14/2011 07:19:45 AM
Freeeeekin awesome! I'm thinkin Juliette? 10
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