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Old 09-14-2011, 02:55 PM
 
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Default Which photo should I enter in Costco's annual photo contest?

There's no specific theme. They just want your "best shot."

Appreciate your feedback!

PS--if you think it might make a difference, the first 2 were with a Nikon D40 and the one w/the girls was a simple Canon Powershot.
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Old 09-14-2011, 02:59 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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The second one of the girl jumping over the wave.
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Old 09-14-2011, 03:01 PM
 
Location: San Jose, CA
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I'd say it's between 1 and 2, both good action shots. Probably leaning towards 2 because it so surprising to see her hanging in the air like that.
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Old 09-14-2011, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Colorado
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Really? The first one is a definite no for me - the framing is all wrong. I know it's difficult to compose an image with fast action but there's too much negative space off to the side, meanwhile the black dog's legs got cut off. Then there's the other dog in the background who adds nothing to the image and is just a distraction. It's not a contest winner in my opinion. The second one has good potential though.
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Old 09-14-2011, 03:52 PM
 
Location: Barrow, Alaska
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No competition at all: The girl jumping.

The other two are cute snapshots. That middle one is priceless.
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Old 09-14-2011, 03:54 PM
 
Location: Bliss Township, Michigan
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Hands down, the girl jumping.
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Old 09-14-2011, 05:05 PM
 
Location: ɐpɐʌǝu 'sɐƃǝʌ sɐl
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+1 for the beach shot.
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Old 09-14-2011, 07:13 PM
 
Location: Greater Greenville, SC
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Another vote for #2 with the girl jumping in the surf.
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Old 09-14-2011, 07:22 PM
 
Location: On the banks of the St Johns River
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Mos Def # 2 the girl at the beach.
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Old 09-14-2011, 07:43 PM
 
Location: South Dakota
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I have to agree with all...#2 is wondrous!
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