Monthly Contest Winners - 2010

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Monthly Contest Winners - 2010

Postby odklizec » Fri Feb 19, 2010 9:14 pm

December - theme "LOOK UP"
joelypolly - a line to rest on - GXR A12 28mm
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November - theme "TEXTURES"
burdicb - Fall to Winter! - GXR A12
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October - theme "SELF-PORTRAIT"
TimB - Tim&Faces - GRD3
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September - theme "BUSKERS/STREET PERFORMERS"
Joshua - Max - GRDII
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August - theme "LEGS"
erizoclick - Children, sun & water - GXR P10
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July - theme "STREET ADVERTISING"
joshua - The Humble Worker and the Beautiful Model - GRD3
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June - theme "RUINS"
Mainiac - Old fish weir - CX3
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May - theme "WATER"
BlackRicoh - Drinking water - GRD
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April - theme "MOTION"
RawMike - Tate runner - GX200
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March - theme "NATURE"
broogino - lionfish - GX100
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February - theme "CARNIVAL TIME!"
F1PRB22GA - Tapati Rapa Nui - GX200
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January - theme "KIDS"
ortegajorge - unnamed - GX200
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Past years' winners:
2009
2008
2007
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Re: Monthly Contest Winners - 2010

Postby thelps » Sat Feb 20, 2010 4:03 am

Congratulations Jorge, I like this image and particularty liked your choice of PP effect. It was subtly done and effective.
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Re: Monthly Contest Winners - 2010

Postby jerryq » Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:20 am

Congrats! Lovely shot and processing!
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Re: Monthly Contest Winners - 2010

Postby Klaatu » Sun Feb 21, 2010 6:24 pm

Gratulation for winning the contest. Great shot, very intimately and warm situation and the reservedly pp gave the picture the "first price image".

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Re: Monthly Contest Winners - 2010

Postby Orol » Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:47 am

One more congrats Jorge. The prize is in right hands.

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Re: Monthly Contest Winners - 2010

Postby ricohnick » Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:15 pm

well done! yours was one of the images I voted for. I love the colour of this shot, how did you process it?
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Re: Monthly Contest Winners - 2010

Postby ortegajorge » Thu Feb 25, 2010 3:25 am

Thanks to every one.

It is a not cropped shot from my GX200 at 72mm equivalent zoom. I was a few meters from them but they were too absorbed by the reading. This is one of four shoots I got. Their Mom was inside the church praying the Rosary so i got plenty of time to lurk around and they never paid attention to me. At the end I said hi to both, they were just to cheerful little guys.

The four shots can be viewed at

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ortegajorg ... 365268619/

I shoot and always used the raw file, everything is done in Lightroom 2. Attached is the original jpg that came to with the raw file. I adjusted the basic exposure stuff and add a grad filter at the top left to get out the detail inside the church. I used some available sepia presets adjusted to my liking.

Thank you again

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Re: Monthly Contest Winners - 2010

Postby silverbullet » Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:38 am

When I looked at the pic for the first time it was clear -This is the winner! Congratulation - and - Chapeau!

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Re: Monthly Contest Winners - 2010

Postby Muddy » Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:43 am

Wow! this a real nice shot,a good narrative pic. Congratulation!
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