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Challenge: John Lennon Song or Lyrics (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Canon EOS-50D
Lens: Canon EF 28-200 f/3.5 - 5.6 USM
Location: Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Date: Dec 10, 2010
Aperture: 11
ISO: 160
Shutter: 1000
Date Uploaded: Dec 10, 2010

First submission in a while, just been waiting for the mood to strike! And this day, I just felt like "Flying".

Used the 10 second delay and then I just timed the jump. Surprisingly this was the first try and the rest didn't really match up. And also the tracks in the snow got a bit more noticeble because I stumbled a couple of times when rushing to the "jump site".

Statistics
Place: 7 out of 95
Avg (all users): 6.5174
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 5.9184
Avg (non-participants): 6.7561
Views since voting: 1449
Views during voting: 322
Votes: 172
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0


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12/24/2010 10:54:58 PM
I really love this - the silhouette, the point of takeoff, the deep colors ... Congrats on top 10!
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12/22/2010 09:06:12 PM
Pretty spectacular positioning in front of the sun, too. Darned impressive for a self-portrait!
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12/22/2010 12:17:04 PM
Love self-portraits on a timer. They always make for the best outtakes :-) Congrats on the front page.
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12/22/2010 10:29:58 AM
This is awesome. Congrats on the top 10.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/21/2010 08:28:55 PM
Wonderful and clever. Well done!
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12/20/2010 08:13:12 PM
Getting more a feeling of floating or hovering than flying in this photo. Otherwise like it.
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12/19/2010 08:33:58 PM
I hope you ribbon for this. It's perfect. You have to share how you did it! Good Luck.. 10!
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12/17/2010 12:20:03 AM
It does, in fact, look like he is taking off. Beautifully framed and captured.
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12/16/2010 07:28:03 PM
Nice effect. Would have been great to cover the trails somehow :)
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12/16/2010 04:58:26 PM
Saw this in screening at 1x - liked it there, like it here! The sense of floating is excellent.
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12/16/2010 04:20:44 PM
La pose del sujeto es genial, no se si la logro saltando, pero si fue asi consiguio darle un efecto tan real como si estuviera flotando, no se ve como si saltara. El entorno tambien esta muy bien. Excelente foto.
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12/16/2010 08:47:39 AM
Great impact and composition. Love the shadow!
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12/15/2010 08:21:13 PM
love it, wish it was bigger. 800x600.
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12/15/2010 12:45:26 AM
very cool concept... I would have edited out the footprints though
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