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Underwater Photo Contest Entry

Taken by: Christian Vizl

Grand Cenote 374
Woman inside Grand Cenote in Tulum, Qui...
Grand Cenote 374
Woman inside Grand Cenote in Tulum, Qui... by Christian Vizl
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Posted: Friday, April 20, 2012- (4/20/2012)
Category: Freshwater
location: Mexico
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Gold Medal Gold Medal 2012

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Editor's Comment
Painting with light at its best, Christian ! And I love the pose of the model !
message this message is importantDear Christian,
that was a small surprise to me...when I noticed that you've requested a photo critique for this shot ;-)

Well, I've just judged this great photo as "winner of the month" here.....so it can't be that bad ;-)

I was very pleased with your "painting with light".
Beeing in the same spot with same light and same model, I would place the model more to the the right so that those diagonal sunbeams would follow a diagonal angle togweht with the model & sandy ground. I think I would shoot also more from a lowered position. But it's already great as it is...and could be even greater with slightly different composition.

Keep this in mind when you dive there next time ;-)

Congratulations & best regards,

Rico
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Answer Dear Rico,

First of all, thank you very much for the honor of selecting my photo as winner of the month!! I´m very happy and It really encourages me to keep up with my work...

About the critique, I have always thought that an honest and constructive critique can help to improve one´s work, by helping see your own work in new and challenging ways, so again, thank you very much also for your critique as it definitely helps me be a better photographer! Next time i´m there i will try this new and exciting posibilities...

I have just been through your web portfolio and I was amazed by the quality and quantity of your work! congratulations! I see you are coeditor with Dietmar Fuchs...I was also honored by him in his Black and White fifty finest. I hope one day we could meet in person...

Best regards!
Christian Vizl
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