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Kindred Spirit
Kindred Spirit
gruvin


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Challenge: Where's Waldo? II (Basic Editing II)
Camera: Nikon D70
Location: Whangarei Falls, Whangarei, New Zealand
Date: Dec 31, 2004
Aperture: F/22
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/3rd sec
Galleries: Nature, Water
Date Uploaded: Dec 31, 2004

POST: Levels.

Statistics
Place: 12 out of 193
Avg (all users): 6.1181
Avg (commenters): 7.1111
Avg (participants): 5.7677
Avg (non-participants): 6.3016
Views since voting: 1220
Views during voting: 433
Votes: 288
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
01/12/2005 03:49:12 PM
Wow. I'm in shock. 12th place!

Thanks for all the wonderful comments. graphicfunk - I love your portfolio - I'm honoured to receive such a compliment from you. I think I spent more time capturing this shot than any other in the past. Seems it was worth it.

The place is "Whangarei Falls". It's a smallish water fall on the edge of a volcano lava flow (so my Geography teacher told me) in my home town where I grew up.

The water falls into a sort of deepish round "hole" area (40m wide?) leading to some rather nice light/shading effects at times.

It has always been a favourite location of mine. It somehow oozes peace and calmness.

"Waldo" was a fluke. At the time I was frustrated he was in the shot at all and took several, timed to hide him behind the undergrowth as he moved around looking for his own cool photo. I just happened to take the photo within the submission dates for this challenge. I nearly deleted it before I noticed the new challenge title!
01/12/2005 12:14:52 AM
Congratulations on your 12 th placing. This image has the qualities of the flirt. It flirts with the viewer.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/11/2005 11:26:30 PM
Returning for comments:
Cool springs, nice waldo. Bumping yp.
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01/11/2005 01:38:31 PM
Beautiful place!
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01/09/2005 11:27:53 AM
Nice bright photo with a little mystery. I have a real soft spot for cottoncandy water. Good luck
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01/09/2005 03:24:53 AM
Beautiful lighting
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01/07/2005 11:00:39 PM
lovely place, wish I was there.
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01/07/2005 03:14:02 PM
Very pretty, greenery means a warm climate, wonder where?
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01/05/2005 01:36:30 PM
NIce pic.
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01/05/2005 10:03:43 AM
Wow! I want to go there!
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01/05/2005 12:16:15 AM
wow, where was this taken?
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