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  #125 Pathways, Indoors and Out
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Marina Docks       ©2013 johncomyn
NIKON D7000       1st place, 150 points
1/20s, f4.5, ISO 100, 27mm, Normal Program, Pattern, no flash
 
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dogma02
Apr 9, 2013
    Congratulations on your win, it is a gorgeous photo, well done!

littlemav
Apr 9, 2013
    Well deserved win, I had this picked for the winner!! Congratulations!

Adirondack Gal
Apr 9, 2013
    Congratulations on your top finish in a tough field, John. I like everything about this image, and it would have been my top pick if I had voted.

Mepo
Apr 9, 2013
    Thanks for the extra info - I would never thought of using that filter - always nice to learn something new. As for location - I'm used to getting some great winter shots from Finland and Sweden - I can usually guess them if they are taken in daylight - they have that incredible cold sunlight effect but I'm lost on the night shots. Loved the starkness of your shot.

johncomyn
Apr 9, 2013
    Wow, thanks did not think I would win, there was many good entries. Thanks again. I really enjoy taking pictures in the winter, being a South African did not grow up seeing anything like this. In my 13 years here I've seen some amazing winter scenes.

This was taken with a Graduated ND filter, that's how I managed to get the dark sky.

Mepo - Very likely to be Canada at this time of year.
RolandB - Yes we do.
mrsawyer - sent you a email.

Thanks to everyone that commented and voted for me.

John
Edited on Apr 9, 2013

Jade O.
Apr 8, 2013
    Definitely a superior shot. Congratulations! This is one I can sincerely say deserved the top spot!

Lo
Apr 8, 2013
    Well done John - loved this one from the getgo

mrsawyer
Apr 8, 2013
    Congrats John! Last time 2nd place, now 1st place. Where do you go from here?!!?

Hope you have some great challenge theme ideas, it's your choice!

RolandB
Apr 8, 2013
    Congratulations, John. Beautifully done. Oh, how we suffer for our art!

Mepo
Apr 8, 2013
    Congratulations - well deserved win. I should have guessed this was in Canada LOL

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evaan
Apr 8, 2013
    LOVE the lighting! Top 5

BarbroS
Apr 8, 2013
    I find this just so very beautiful in it's sad abandonment. Nice perspective and fantastic light.

johncomyn
Apr 8, 2013
    Thanks for the comments everyone!

out of focus - This is Port Elgin, Ontario Canada. Ice should be gone by now, was cold that day hands got frozen after just 30 min or so.

Lo
Apr 7, 2013
    Just love this shot on so many levels - the rivulets of snow carved by the wind, the brooding sky, the clarity, and that lovely swath of colour to set it all off.

LaRee
Apr 7, 2013
    I love this image. It is absolutely spectacular. I love the sky with the wee bit of color. The wonderful texture and detail in the clouds offsets the smoothness of the ice around the docks. This really is an outstanding image.

out_of_focus
Apr 7, 2013
    ok, it is great photo.. but where in the world it is completely frozen in March ? It would be nice if the entry came with explanation, extra info with location.

Mepo
Apr 6, 2013
    No one in their right mind is going to enjoy using that path for a while. The colour fro the setting sun accentuates the cold. Very nice!

Jade O.
Apr 6, 2013
    Nicely done!

RolandB
Apr 6, 2013
    Never seen anything like this before. Looks so cold and bleak. Nice composition.

forkcandles
Apr 5, 2013
    ice prevents the boats mooring
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