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1st PlaceGolden Peaks

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Challenge: Object Isolation by Contrast II (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: DJI Mavic Pro
Location: Fuerteventura
Date: Dec 15, 2017
Aperture: 2.2
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/240
Date Uploaded: Dec 17, 2017

Had wanted to shoot this for quite some time.
The morning before the sky was black with no significant light
This mountain and volcanic range in the Island of Fuerteventura is just stunning
This shot was taken using the Mavic Pro drone with the maximum allowed height being reached 1600 feet.

Place: 1 out of 45
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Views since voting: 635
Views during voting: 87
Votes: 35
Comments: 12
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01/14/2018 01:16:27 PM
- Apologies for the duplicate entry.

Message edited by author 2018-01-14 13:17:01.
01/04/2018 11:07:33 AM
Greetings from the Critique Club!

What to say regarding a Blue Ribbon entry ... Congratulations!! Clearly everyone agrees that you isolated your subject and used great contrast to show it in its best light (quite literally). Getting up early is hard but I'm very glad you did so that we could see this beautiful vista. I love the transition of day and night captured in such rich colors. I even like that the peak is centered in the composition. I know some folks frown on that but this just works.

Congratulations again on the little blue Christmas present. You've earned it and encouraged me to make plans for early Saturday morning with my camera. ;)
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12/26/2017 10:54:24 PM
Congrats on the Blue Ribbon & PB. What a lovely Christmas present
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12/25/2017 06:46:20 PM
Thank you for all the kind comments . First ribbon after many many years! And on Xmas day too!

Three things I have learnt in my DPC years

1 Getting up early is definitely worth it
2 Never stop shooting and looking for a different angle
3 Never give up !!!

12/25/2017 06:00:27 PM
Congrats on the Blue ribbon!
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12/25/2017 03:43:26 PM
WOOHOO!!!! Your first ever ribbon and it's a very well-deserved blue! Absolutely gorgeous pic, just stunning. Well done!
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12/25/2017 01:57:59 PM
Congrats on the Blue doc!
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12/25/2017 01:08:19 AM
Congrats on the blue. Awesome shot!
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12/25/2017 12:19:36 AM
Congratulations on the blue ribbon
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/23/2017 07:36:22 AM
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12/18/2017 12:51:47 PM
Magical place. Where were you located to see this?
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12/18/2017 12:19:26 AM
Spectastic! 9
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