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Contest Number: 101 Contest Theme: Best of 2014 Lens: Rokinon 8/3.5 Camera: K-3 Shutter Speed: 1/4s Aperture: F10 
Posted By: mattb123, 01-08-2015, 02:55 PM

I barely made it in time for this. Clouds and light were looking good but I had to "Dukes of Hazzard" it over to the nearest spot I could get a reasonable photo. I took a few with a longer lens but quickly realized to do this scene justice I had to go wiiiide. I mounted up the 8mm and just got a couple of frames before the light changed and the sky went gray. I thought the cloud shapes and colors complemented the fall foliage very nicely. Glad I didn't get a ticket on my way there!

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That's great, well done. I nominate it!
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I'm disappointed by the number of just-average snapshots that have been submitted- the "Best of 2014", really? But THIS is an outstanding effort Matt, and absolutely deserves nomination! Had to laugh about your scramble to get there, ("been there, done that"), glad you didn't get a ticket. Beautiful image!
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absolutely nominated

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Terrific light.
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Nominated for sure, great use of a fisheye!
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The best! Nominated!

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Truly an outstanding image and worth the Dukes of Hazard run. This image should be hanging in a place of pride. Nicely done and nominated!
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Well done!
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