23 June 2012

a day at the races

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a day at the races

Hubster and I got up early this morning to go into Madison to watch the dragon boat races. The action was a little far away so all photos worth posting were closer to the shore. And apparently vertical. I messed with the one image in photoshop. I got CS6 a couple weeks ago, so I was checking out some new filters. The last shot is an iphone capture.

Lake Wingra, where the races were, butts up to the zoo, so you can guess what my next set of photos will be. ;o)

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Nancy Claeys said...

Just goes to show there's something for everyone! Great shots, K. Thank you for sharing with us at YSB this week!

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Wow! What a race ~ Dragon is amazing as are your photos ~thanks, ^_^ (A Creative Harbor)

TexWisGirl said...

dragon boat races. who knew!? :)

Mark said...

Those boats are awesome looking. Looks like a fun day for all.

tiarastantrums said...

looks like such a fabulous day

Anonymous said...

very cool reflections! WoW! =)

Koryn said...

I enjoy watching Dragon Boat races too! There's something amazing about the rhythm, and strength combined :) Very powerful.

Angela Acosta said...

Looks like a great time. The second shot with the reflection in the water is genius! Beautiful shot.

Rosemary Aubut said...

Your photos are amazing!

Debbie said...

ooohhhh i like these!! at first, i thought you had participated.

really special reflections in that second image!!

Helene said...

These are wonderful photos...and a wonderful subject. Can't wait to see the zoo shots!

Terri Buster said...

Well that sounds like fun! I don't think I have ever seen a dragon race boat before.

Emm said...

These photos are absolutely brilliant! It looks like a fun day out.

Somehow I think your photos are all perfect in portrait style. Somehow, it captures the mood and the moment more than landscape might have.

When I first got my DSLR, I was so unused to it in my hands after my point and shoot that all my photos were portrait. I had to really learn to hold the camera straight!

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