So, I guess I'll ask for your help...

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  1. ottor

    ottor No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    I've seen posts like this before, and thought.... "well, that's kind of self-promoting"... but now I find myself in the same position.. It's been suggested by several folks that I start a new thread just for this.. There's a photography competition that I entered on a whim, and it was whittled down to 9 finanlists - of which I'm one. It's supposed to represent a beautiful part of Idaho - It's a picture of the Perrine Bridge in B&W, with a fog bank slithering under it..

    I've had a weekend like no other .... and hope to never again... I've been chased by a Moose, walked "11" miles for a picture that turned out crappy, pooped on by something realllllly big that flew overhead, and - (a good part) won $200 on a penny slot machine on an Indian Reservaton Casino... .. If you wouldn't mind looking at the picture and if you think it's good, give me a vote? - I'd really appreciate it.. Here's the link.

    Vote on Photos of Idaho

    If you want, I'll expound on the Moose thing, but I can tell you that there isn't a camera made that will keep the focus on a Momma Moose during a run as fast as mine !!

    Thanks guys ... :mrgreen:
     
  2. Goontz

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    How did that many bad HDR's get into the finals? :???:

    You got a vote from me. Very cool shot, I think the fog makes it. Good luck.


    For discussion's sake, I liked the sunset shot of the same bridge, but would have liked the bridge closer to make it stand out more as the subject, or maybe just a different perspective. It seems lacking somehow. The harvester was cool but doesn't scream "Idaho" to me. I thought the same about the dog amongst the sheep; really like it, but doesn't make me think "Idaho."
     
  3. fokker

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    Yeah wow what's with all the HDR's, is that really big in Idaho or something?

    I didn't vote, because I'm lazy but also because I didn't think your photo was the best. I'm surprised a the one that is winning though, I didn't think much of it at all. I liked the harvester one the best.
     
  4. D-B-J

    D-B-J Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    already voted. Yours is much better than the one that is winning.
     
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    Voted also. There were a couple I liked but yours was better than both of mine haha.
     
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    The sign of a real gentleman.


    Can we vote more than once?
     
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    voted :) I actually looked at all the pics before reading which one was taken by you...the b&w bridge was my favorite. nice shot!
     
  8. bigtwinky

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    When I see these threads I always vote with an open mind, and most the time, I dont vote for the person asking for votes.

    But in this case, I really think your picture is the best of the bunch.

    And I echo others, whats with all the cheesy HDRs? I seriously can't wait for this photo fad to die out...people like to be all gimmicky.
     
  9. Goontz

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    Agreed on all points.
     
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    Nice shot. Thanks for the story, and what an experience being chased by a Moose.
    I voted for yours, I too was surprsed by the one in the lead.
     
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    Sorry, I had to vote for the dog with the sheep. :)
     
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    That was my second choice! :)
     

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