Big Blue x 2 : August 06, 2008

Big Blue x 2
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File Name: 20D_40818
Model: Canon EOS 20D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm F/2.8 USM Macro
Date: 08.05.08 10:36pm
Focal Length: 100mm (160mm)
Shutter: 1/200 s
F-Stop: F11
ISO: 400
Program: Manual
Metering Mode: Evaluative
Flash: On
Flash Details: External flash, E-TTL
Focus Mode: One shot AF

Big Blue x 2

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Was the big awards night for the Iowa State Fair Photo Salon last night, where it was finally time to find out the judging results. The competition is quite stiff, so even getting just a single photo displayed is an honor.

1,229 photographers submitted a total of 3,601 photos. After 12 rounds of judging, 806 were selected for display.

The first award I received was a certificate for being one of just fourteen people who got all four of their allotted photo submissions displayed.

I managed to pull off "Best of Color" (second to Best of Show) for my Downtown Abandonment photo.


I also took first place in the Iowa Architecture category for the Golden Curves


Here's the other two photos that didn't ribbon, but are still on display throughout the fair.



Be sure to stop by the Cultural Center if you're at the fair, opening tomorrow! There are some amazing photos on display!

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Mark   08.06.08 6:29am  
Congratulations, Jason! By looking at the pictures you have posted so far this year, I am not surprised you did so well. You are one of the finest photographers I know.
Well done!
Ami Bradwell   08.06.08 7:57am  
The first recognition, for being 1 of 14, was a really big surprise! His name was called first & we didn't know why!
matt   08.06.08 8:09am  
Congratulations, Jason!
Alyssa Schultz   08.06.08 2:56pm  
Congrats Jason!
Mom   08.06.08 10:03pm  
Congratulations, Jason, so happy for you and your accomplishments as a photographer. I'm very proud of you! Way to go!!
Tracy   08.07.08 7:29am  
Congratulations, Jason! Your photos are great! I love checking out your site.
Brad   08.07.08 8:49pm  
Congrats Jason! You really have a gift, I am constantly amazed by your artistic eye and style of taking your images. You deserve the recognition that you get at the Iowa State Fair.
Jason Bradwell   08.08.08 1:37am  
Thanks everybody, for all the kind comments! :)
Susan   08.19.08 12:15pm  
More congratulations. You are amazing. One of my daughter's best friends also got a photo award; she lives on my street. I told her she was in pretty awesome company. [obviously I am doing some serious catching-up]

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