Welcome to Panachallenge!
If you are already a member, Click Here to Log In.

 
     
t t rss cal
    Home   ·   Rules   ·   Mugshots   ·   Challenges   ·   Stats   ·   Forums   ·   Help Register    

  Mini#23 Best of 2012, so far ...
Entry 1 of 30
   
 
Water Dog       ©2012 wrosenthal
Panasonic DMC-FZ150       1st place, 274 points
1/2000s, f4.1, ISO 100, 332mm, Aperture Priority, Pattern, no flash
 
Post-Processing: None entered       Extra Info: Petey (the girl) is a Greyhound rescue who loves the surf.
 
27 comments on this entry
Log in to
add a comment

afriya
Aug 6, 2012
    What a great shot. Almost like he's running on top of water. First place is well deserved!

drivingback
Aug 5, 2012
    Congratulations! This is a very fine photo indeed!

Lo
Jul 31, 2012
    Congratulations Bill - what a wonderful shot. I'm so glad it placed first!

Mepo
Jul 31, 2012
    Bill - I did guess that when I first saw it LOL I'm So anxious to try it out but work and personal stuff have covered me like an incoming wave - can't be all bad - I could have no work at all.

Point taken on the battery. I found a place on EBay that sells me a sheet of watch batteries for less than I can buy one for at retail. mlcdist@mlcdistribution.com or MLC Distribution. They have been excellent to deal with (they are in the US).

forkcandles
Jul 31, 2012
    well done it stood out on the first slide show I ran for the entries

Sinth
Jul 31, 2012
    Great image. Congrats.
Stu

Jade O.
Jul 31, 2012
    The best of the best! Congrats!

elliott
Jul 31, 2012
    nice going!! congratulations

out_of_focus
Jul 30, 2012
    well deserved first place.

wrosenthal
Jul 30, 2012
    Nice! I recommend getting a spare battery ASAP. They last a long time, unless you forget to turn off the unit. That's my issue. BTW, guess how I got this shot? Yep. Red Dot.

Mepo
Jul 30, 2012
    Congrats on the well deserved win. By the way - my red dot sight arrived today. Can't wait to try it out!

PhillipW
Jul 30, 2012
    Congratulations on your well deserved win with this outstanding entry.

wrosenthal
Jul 30, 2012
    Thanks for all the wonderful comments and the votes. I am a bit surprised. I am sure that Petey's owners will be thrilled to know that she won! For those who want to know, this is on the beach at Carmel, California, where Petey spends some of her time.

mrsawyer
Jul 30, 2012
    Congrats on this great shot and win!

    Comments After End of Challenge    
    Comments During Voting    

Ronoz
Jul 30, 2012
    aah, if only life were so simple...good capture & timing, got the stride just right, framed with the waves in the background- and a classic insane doggy look , does it for me ! well done.

Old Finn
Jul 30, 2012
    An excellent take. The focusing has succeeded well to the moving subject. I could not have framed it better.

rafinmelb
Jul 30, 2012
    The dog and the splash are perfect. Abut unlucky. About the wave behind which drags the eye off a little. But that is photography outside the studio

PhillipW
Jul 30, 2012
    What a stunning capture of a great action shot, crystal clear aqnd conveyes the moment brilliantly. High in my favourites.

broph
Jul 29, 2012
    Fantastic.

mrsawyer
Jul 29, 2012
    Beautiful color, sharpness, lighting, framing, dog! I thought she was afraid of the waves until I read your Extra Info. Good job!

doto
Jul 29, 2012
    Great action shot, love the pose and composition - well done!

Lo
Jul 28, 2012
    Great shot - there's movement everywhere, and yet the detail is perfect. Petey is one lucky dog!!

Steven Sobel
Jul 28, 2012
    Great action, I shoot many dogs at the beach and I know how hard getting the perfect moment can be. The water spray combines with the waves in the background to create a sensation of extreme speed, very suited to the greyhound. One of my very favorite shots.

forkcandles
Jul 27, 2012
    this is a definite no 1 for me. clean sharp and full of action

Mepo
Jul 27, 2012
    Incredible actioin shot. I find the wave just off the dog's back a bit distracting but realize that it also helps imaprt motion. It's an absolutely super rendition of a dog thoroughly enjoying herself and your note about her being a rescue dog makes this all the more poignant. Love it!

Jade O.
Jul 26, 2012
    I'm torn; the finest of images wonderously captured but with the scariest facial expression! All the same, a really fine, no, exceptional shot!
Edited on Jul 26, 2012

elliott
Jul 26, 2012
    good one for sure.
i like how the waves enhance the sense of motion and speed.
nice going.
el
Entry Navigation
First       Prev       Entry
1 of 30
      Next       Last      

Entry
Navigation



First


Prev

Entry
1 of 30


Next


Last

Vote Stats
34 total votes:

1st  (12): ||||||||||||
2nd  (5): |||||
3rd  (8): ||||||||
4th  (2): ||
5th  (2): ||
6th  (3): |||
7th  (0):  
8th  (1): |
9th  (0):  
10th  (1): |

[Votes]


By wrosenthal


United States

101 Challenge
entries:

#69 13th
#70 7th
#71 15th
#72 4th
#73 14th
#74 15th
#75 11th
#76 6th
#77 14th
#79 6th
#80 4th
#82 23rd
#84 10th
#85 17th
#86 7th
#87 5th
#88 2nd
#89 20th
#90 5th
#91 1st
#92 16th
#93 21st
#94 20th
#100 15th
#101 17th
#103 11th
#104 7th
#105 3rd
#106 8th
#107 19th
#109 7th
#111 14th
#112 3rd
#113 9th
#115 11th
#117 8th
#122 2nd
#124 1st
#125 1st
#126 7th
#127 4th
#128 7th
#129 2nd
#131 9th
#132 10th
#134 13th
#135 14th
#136 11th
#137 8th
#138 13th
#140 4th
#141 1st
#142 23rd
#143 12th
#144 2nd
#145 17th
#147 28th
#148 3rd
#149 21st
#152 7th
#153 3rd
#154 7th
#158 9th
#159 19th
#160 8th
#162 20th
#164 2nd
#166 20th
#167 5th
#170 2nd
#171 14th
#172 8th
#173 14th
#180 17th
#181 22nd
#182 5th
#186 1st
#187 9th
#188 8th
#189 10th
#190 7th
#192 13th
#193 20th
#195 6th
#197 9th
#198 26th
#204 23rd
#207 1st
#212 13th
#214 3rd
#216 11th
#225 13th
#234 32nd
#237 15th
#246 22nd
#252 1st
#254 14th
#261 1st
#269 16th
#283 5th
#288 13th

Avg rank:
11th




Entry
Navigation



First


Prev

Entry
1 of 30


Next


Last
    Comments? Suggestions? Problems? Click here!       Disclaimer