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October 12, 2009

Boat ride with D300 yields winning image

Congratulations to Silver member Lori McEathron (McEathron), of Suzhou Jiangsu Province, China winner of our fourth week in the Nikonians Welcoming Photo Contest - Phase IV.

Venice_of_the_East_175.jpgLori tells us Jiangsu Province in southeast China is known as the "Venice of the East" and her winning entry bears the same title.

In her own words:
"The numerous watertowns are quaint and peaceful, promising the simple life and quiet times. I enjoy bringing foreign guests on boat rides through the canals of Zhou Zhuang, propelled by a single, polished oar gently moving back and forth in time with the mournful Chinese ballad sung by the oarsman. Priceless."

The photo was taken with her Nikon D300 and AF-S DX VR Zoom-NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED lens. Her aperture was f/7, with a 1/200th shutter speed and the camera set to ISO 200.
Lori will be receiving a Photoshop Bundle by Topaz Labs (currently valued at $149.99 USD) for her winning entry.

About our Phase IV Contest sponsor:
Topaz Labs, makers of popular Photoshop Plug-Ins such as Adjust, Vivacity and DeJPEG are currently offering a very generous 25% discount for all contributing Nikonians at the Silver, Gold and Platinum levels. Check your Nikonians Rewards Page for details.

Posted by flashdeadline at October 12, 2009 12:11 AM

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