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Challenge: Bummer! (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D
Location: Goose Creek, SC
Date: Sep 22, 2008
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/100
Date Uploaded: Sep 21, 2008

This is a 12MP Kodak broken POS P&S that will not save a picture even in the rare instance that it stays on long enough to get your finger from the power button to the shutter release. Figured it would come in handy as a paperweight at best, but I think this is a much better fate for it! Hope this does well, and I know many of you can relate. :)

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Place: 1 out of 114
Avg (all users): 7.1810
Avg (commenters): 8.0526
Avg (participants): 6.9268
Avg (non-participants): 7.2389
Views since voting: 7895
Views during voting: 457
Votes: 221
Comments: 56
Favorites: 11 (view)


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10/06/2008 03:02:05 PM
Great Shot!!! I've had that happen to me once before but it was not as cool as this picture. :) Congrats on Winning 1st place. mabye next time you cant set fire to a film camera.
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10/05/2008 08:51:10 AM
very nice. I really like the contrasting color in the reflections at the top.
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10/03/2008 10:30:22 AM
Is is really cool. Good Job!
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10/02/2008 09:32:20 PM
Would have been more impressed if it was a brand new dSLR. ;-)

But seriously, a beautiful picture. How do you get is so clear and sharp (and glass reflections) in the water?
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10/02/2008 05:05:59 PM
Guess you wasted a ten thinking this was Irene's shot. Before long, so many people will be doing water shots, no one will know who's is who's and level the playing field. What a rip.

Originally posted by DrAchoo:

Hi Irene.
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10/02/2008 10:57:02 AM
Congrats on a wonderful Bummer image!
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10/01/2008 06:30:29 PM
i've dropped two cellphones in the water, but not the camera yet; have had a few close calls wherein i would have, if necessary, broken a hip in order to catch it before it fell over into the river; congrats on a very well deserved win!!
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10/01/2008 05:57:50 PM
Congrats, Eric! A new blue to go with your new personal best. :)
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10/01/2008 02:05:33 PM
Great shot! Well deserved win.
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10/01/2008 02:00:48 PM
Congrats on your ribbon! Very nicely executed and well deserved.

Fortunately, I haven't had this happen...yet. But everytime I lean over a body of water to capture an image the thought does enter my mind (not into camera staps).
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10/01/2008 01:02:47 PM
So did you point your camera and shoot this P&S?
We all point and shoot, it's what goes on in our heads and all the preparation before and processing after that counts.
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10/01/2008 09:16:49 AM
This was one of my challenge favorites as it succeeds both conceptually and visually. Congrats on your blue!
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10/01/2008 09:02:41 AM
Congrats on the ribbon. Maybe it can still be salvaged ;)
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10/01/2008 08:32:52 AM
hey i really like this photo and how the bubbles are coming off the camera...
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10/01/2008 08:12:30 AM
hahah this is amazing it fits the concept of the challenge perfectly. Well exposed, i love how crisp and clear it is. Good job you definitely deserve the ribbon for this one.
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10/01/2008 07:28:55 AM
SWEEEEEEET!!!!!
:-)
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10/01/2008 07:12:44 AM
Man that is a bummer. Congrats on the blue.
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10/01/2008 04:43:12 AM
WOW great shot
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10/01/2008 04:30:27 AM
PERFECT and deserved to win.....
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10/01/2008 03:50:47 AM
Had a feeling this would win. It's a great shot and probably represents the biggest "bummer" for us camera people. Congrats on your ribbon, Eric.
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10/01/2008 03:32:55 AM
fantastic
thats one of my worst fears with my underwater housing :)
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10/01/2008 03:32:14 AM
Fantastic shot!!! Congrats!
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10/01/2008 03:03:37 AM
haha. That is a great picture!
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10/01/2008 02:40:39 AM
well done and congratulations
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10/01/2008 12:28:26 AM
Man, I thought the german camera tipped this off as Irene. :) Congrats on the blue.
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10/01/2008 12:21:31 AM
Never throw anything away! :) Congrats!
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10/01/2008 12:19:12 AM
Wow! That IS a bummer! Beautiful image. Congrats on the blue!
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10/01/2008 12:17:18 AM
congrats on the blue ribbon!!
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10/01/2008 12:10:52 AM
congrats on the blue!
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10/01/2008 12:05:53 AM
Congrats on the Blue!!!!!
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10/01/2008 12:05:25 AM
Woohoo!!! way to go Eric, Congrats!! and what a shot!
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10/01/2008 12:05:12 AM
I actually shot this same image for this challenge but wasn't happy with the execution so went with something else. So I am very happy to see this shot take first place. Yayyyyyyyyyyyyyy!
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10/01/2008 12:03:48 AM
Congrats on your blue ribbon! Definitely one of my favorite images in the challenge. Well done! :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/30/2008 09:56:10 PM
Nicely done!
One of my favourites so far. 9
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09/30/2008 09:34:23 AM
oh crap...i hope that wasn't expensive.....this is a awesome shot and great idea!
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09/30/2008 12:55:46 AM
Ouch! Nicely photographed - every photographer can identify with this bummer.
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09/28/2008 06:51:57 PM
Dry it off and put it back into service!
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09/28/2008 03:08:41 PM
oooo. bummer indeed, good luck.
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09/27/2008 07:06:20 PM
My favorite! Well done! 9
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09/27/2008 08:42:20 AM
Wow. I hope the camera was already dead!
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09/26/2008 05:01:58 PM
I can understand the difficulty in getting this shot right. Great shaprness. Wonderful lighting.

Hope you dropped a camera that was not working :)

Raj
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09/26/2008 03:37:28 PM
Very good.
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09/26/2008 10:31:29 AM
That's not a bummer, it's a good start!!! LOL ;)

This is a great shot!! I love how you've captured the air escaping from the camera as well as the splash at the top of the frame. Good luck with this one :)
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09/26/2008 07:56:55 AM
I think this is a cracking shot.There are a lot of 'water' shots, but for me , this is a winner.
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09/26/2008 01:02:10 AM
Nice lighting and nice bubbles. Poor camera!
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09/25/2008 08:47:05 PM
ohhhhhhhhhh!!!!! magor bummer!
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09/25/2008 03:00:40 PM
My worst nightmare! Brilliant focus on this and the blue background is a fantastic contrast with the silver.
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09/25/2008 09:54:50 AM
:-(
09/24/2008 10:43:45 PM
oh you didnt actually do this did you??? that thing better be water proof or ill have to come after you...
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09/24/2008 10:31:08 PM
This would make a great product shot! :) Lighting is well done. Nice clear focus. I like this.
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09/24/2008 04:33:31 PM
Very cool shot. I hope that camera was already broken beyond repair before you did that =)
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09/24/2008 02:55:55 PM
Great shot ! I love the the clear water bubbles. Did you take it from an aquarium tank ?
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09/24/2008 11:14:28 AM
You could've called this Dr. Achoo's vacation.
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09/24/2008 10:51:39 AM
Where is that warrenty sheet?
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09/24/2008 06:21:13 AM
nice piccy... poor kodak.. lol
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09/24/2008 01:25:55 AM
Hi Irene.
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