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Torres del Paine
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dragonlady


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Challenge: Free Study 2012-04 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Location: Torres del Paine Park, Chile
Date: Apr 1, 2012
Aperture: f22
ISO: 100
Shutter: 4 sec
Date Uploaded: Apr 18, 2012

Taken on a photo workshop in Patagonia...sunset.

post challenge: thank you for taking the time for all comments...this was taken when I had developed pneumonia after having a very bad cold for a week; the wind was blowing about 60 knots at times...but I literally dragged myself out of bed to get this sunset shot...

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 275
Avg (all users): 7.4296
Avg (commenters): 8.4444
Avg (participants): 7.4135
Avg (non-participants): 7.4839
Views since voting: 4456
Views during voting: 280
Votes: 135
Comments: 45
Favorites: 19 (view)


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05/14/2012 06:58:05 PM
BEAUTIFUL!! STUNNING!!

lol this is a fantastic image!
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05/11/2012 10:24:52 AM
Stunning image! Congrats on a much deserved blue!!
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05/09/2012 10:08:07 PM
Beautiful, well done
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05/09/2012 12:31:08 PM
Wow! Congrats for the blue!
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05/09/2012 03:48:13 AM
Great picture indeed! Could you please explain how you processed it?
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05/08/2012 11:10:46 PM
I did not get to leave a comment during voting but I will leave one now.

My first reaction: Oh...my........

This is absolutely breathtaking. The way the light falls on the mountains and illuminates the scenery. It is magical and mystical moment that can now be forever enjoyed. Great work, congrats on the blue.
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05/08/2012 10:15:49 PM
Best photo of mountains I've ever seen !
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05/08/2012 08:31:35 PM
Congratulations on the blue and your new PB. It is a fantastic scene - incredibly rugged. And you are incredibly dedicated! I hope you got over the pneumonia okay.
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05/08/2012 04:24:49 PM
Congratulations on the blue! Beautiful light!
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05/08/2012 03:33:48 PM
I really don't understand how this got a one.
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05/08/2012 02:49:51 PM
The light is almost... violent.

Congrats on the BLUE in a FS!
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05/08/2012 01:29:29 PM
Amazing image; thank you for sharing. Congrats on your ribbon.
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05/08/2012 01:20:42 PM
been there, amazing place indeed. Congrats on your blue!
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05/08/2012 11:12:43 AM
I'm inspired. Conratulations!
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05/08/2012 10:59:37 AM
Almost worth catching pneumonia for ;) Beautiful capture, congrats on the blue!

BTW- Our own 21_F.gif ursula will be guiding a workshop in theTorres del Paine region later this year!

Message edited by author 2012-05-08 11:00:02.
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05/08/2012 10:01:09 AM
Stunning!
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05/08/2012 08:31:07 AM
This almost has another world type feel. It's gorgeous and super worth the ribbon. Congrats.
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05/08/2012 08:05:24 AM
Congratulations!
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05/08/2012 08:01:04 AM
Gorgeous, and a well deserved Blue Ribbon.
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05/08/2012 06:49:21 AM
Congrats on the blue and the PB! Lovely tones!
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05/08/2012 06:00:28 AM
Congrats on the ribbon,lovely shot.
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05/08/2012 05:24:58 AM
Wow, this is a stunning image. From the thumbnail on the front page, to the full thing.. outstanding shot. This is absolutely the most eye catching shot on the front page, congrats on the blue!
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05/08/2012 03:16:04 AM
Wow - stunningly spectacular! Congrats on the blue and the PB!
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05/08/2012 03:02:12 AM
Very unique-looking landscape. Congrats on the blue!
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05/08/2012 12:53:46 AM
Beautiful. On my list of places I still need to go. Would love to hear more about the trip.
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05/08/2012 12:42:30 AM
What a Beautiful image...Congrats on the Blue!!!
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05/08/2012 12:14:23 AM
As soon as I saw it I knew this would be the winner. Such a dramatic shot.
Congrats Marion on the new PB and the blue!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/07/2012 11:55:47 PM
Way too sharp, spoils the majesty, but I enjoyed the vista.
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05/07/2012 11:38:38 PM
Amazing processing, would love to know how you did it, bump.
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05/07/2012 10:56:52 PM
Gorgeous light. Absolutely stunning.
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05/07/2012 07:40:00 PM
If I didn't know better, I'd swear it was painted, but somehow right in front of me.
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05/07/2012 06:25:34 PM
Great detail & vibrancy- those mountains look imposing!
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05/07/2012 01:54:03 PM
Lovely scenery, the light and sky are very dramatic.
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05/06/2012 04:50:41 PM
Fabulous scape. Love the light.
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05/05/2012 09:57:58 PM
Fantastic image.
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05/05/2012 12:39:36 PM
0.o, me want to go there. looks like a shot borne of patience
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05/05/2012 05:50:04 AM
beautiful 9
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05/03/2012 07:43:42 PM
Incredible image.
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05/03/2012 05:00:45 PM
Wow. This is breathtaking.
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05/02/2012 10:48:41 AM
WOW ! Beautiful.
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05/01/2012 02:19:43 PM
Nice light. Overall, detail is very good. Not sure about the cloud blur. Noticing a dust spot? upper right hand edge.
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05/01/2012 10:40:26 AM
wonderfully dramatic - must finish high
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05/01/2012 09:41:32 AM
Holy gorgeous!
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05/01/2012 09:23:41 AM
Light and processing make this a cracker.
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05/01/2012 08:51:02 AM
WOW! That is stunning. The textures are almost 3-D!
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