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tsambaproductions (July 01, 2013)
congrats
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mclime (July 01, 2013)
Nice capture, congrats!
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AlanJakarta (July 01, 2013)
Fabulous creative image. Congratulations on being featured.
 
goober20101 (July 01, 2013)
congratulations on your feature
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diporzio (July 01, 2013)
Another beautiful shot
Congrats
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ingridapril (July 01, 2013)
congrats!
 
drakkardarkblade (July 01, 2013)
congrats, awesome, please check out my work
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fotogalmexican (July 01, 2013)
striking!
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HappyTree (July 01, 2013)
This is excellent in black and white!
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tetvet (July 01, 2013)
WOW, congrats
 
bernieyoung (July 01, 2013)
fantastic image,congrats
 
bongke (July 01, 2013)
Congrats on the feature! :) Great capture!
 
sunsetnurveins (July 01, 2013)
fabulous!
 
MariaVictoria (July 01, 2013)
Awesome! Congratulations
 
Monty (July 01, 2013)
great shot. Fantastic flow to this image.
 
ksnswathi (July 01, 2013)
Congrates
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iceman2 (July 01, 2013)
Beautiful B&W capture.Congrats!
 
Mark7D (July 01, 2013)
nice work well done :)
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catini (July 01, 2013)
Great composition and treatment, congrats on your feature!
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cherrib (July 01, 2013)
exquisite form ~ thank you and congrats ~
 
MarcoPoveda (July 01, 2013)
Espectacular
 
PhotoAlaska (July 02, 2013)
very nice
 
Akang_Bagja (July 03, 2013)
very nice tone!
 
flag25 (July 08, 2013)
Mono is a bold choice. Brilliantly executed.
 
Jonocon (July 21, 2013)
Nice
 
pedromother (August 01, 2013)
Sea world?
 
pedromother (August 01, 2013)
Sea world?
 
Autogen (October 08, 2013)
Very nice
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UnkleFrank (September 22, 2014)
Very cool shot. Well taken. Congrats on the award and rightly so.
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gondmagdi (December 23, 2014)
Ahhh, fantastic shot !

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Flow like water

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Uploaded: May, 2013

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Won Featured on June, 2013

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Superb Composition
Absolute Masterpiece
Outstanding Creativity
Top Choice
+10
Jaw Dropping
Exceptional Contrast
Superior Skill
Magnificent Capture
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Behind The Lens

Location
The San Diego Zoo.
Time
1-2pm
Lighting
Not much here on the lighting. Sun was luckily at my back for the whole show.
Equipment
All I used was a canon 7d and a canon 100-400mm lens. No tripod or flash was used.
Inspiration
If anyone has seen a cirque de sole show before knows that just the performance itself is amazing. I was very lucky to have stopped by the area to rest and the show was just starting.
Editing
Post-processed using photoshop with the nix silver efex plugin, which is an amazing tool for editing black and white photos.
In my camera bag
Normally I would have a canon mark III with canon lenses 100-400mm, 100mm, 70-200mm and a 16-35mm lens. A flash and a tripod. I try to keep a wide variety of items to take on anything I encounter.
Feedback
There are a ton of moving parts in a show like this so the key is to try not to get it all in one shot. Focus on a part or a single person or event to capture the beauty of that moment. Staying focused on your goal is also a big part of it. Sometimes you have to watch beauty unfold through your lens instead of with your own eyes. Rememeber that memories fade but your pictures can always bring those memories back to the surface.

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