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Congratulations Mr. Garfinkel!  
User currently offlineJderden777 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1757 posts, RR: 28
Posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2189 times:

If you don't know already, Mark Garfinkel's famous Air India moon shot has been chosen as NBC's photo of the year!!!!

http://www.msnbc.com/modules/ps/yip_2001/launch.asp?b=hi (click on vote: reader's choice)

or here is the photo:

Click for large version
Click here for full size photo!

Photo © Mark Garfinkel



congratulations Mark!!!!  Smile/happy/getting dizzy  Big thumbs up
let's all give Mark a pat on the back, maybe vote for him as well!!!


jonathan d.


"my soul is in the sky" - shakespeare
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User currently offlineGhost77 From Mexico, joined Mar 2000, 5226 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2028 times:

Congratulations Mark!

Rich  Smile/happy/getting dizzy
APM



Ricardo Morales - flyAPM - ¡No es que maneje rapido, solo estoy volando lento!
User currently offlineDazed767 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5498 posts, RR: 51
Reply 2, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2019 times:

That was in the Orlando Sentinal earlier this year, beautiful photo Mark. Conga-rats!

Justin


User currently offlineJoe pries From United States of America, joined May 2000, 1957 posts, RR: 53
Reply 3, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2028 times:

damn, that is awesome Mark- right on xmas too!

Joe


User currently offlineJderden777 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1757 posts, RR: 28
Reply 4, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 18 hours ago) and read 2009 times:

May I correct myself:
Mark's photo has not been chosen as the photo of the year yet, but is ranked 3rd so far out of many great photos. Good luck Mark, but looks like that WTC ground zero photo has quite a lead... Big grin

jonathan d.



"my soul is in the sky" - shakespeare
User currently offlineTappan From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1538 posts, RR: 41
Reply 5, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1988 times:

Wow,
Thanks very much. I did not know this.
Mark G


User currently offlineCarlos Borda From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 538 posts, RR: 51
Reply 6, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1979 times:

Hot dang.... way to go Mark! Congrats on the NBC achievement, great job.

~Carlos


User currently offlineChris28_17 From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 1439 posts, RR: 10
Reply 7, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1975 times:

hey man, you just got my vote... sorry to say you're gonna get your ass kicked by that WTC picture.... but geez, a classic is a classic.

C


User currently offlineTappan From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1538 posts, RR: 41
Reply 8, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 1980 times:

Happy for the man that took the WTC flag raising photo. I have met him...a very nice guy! I think his will win Pulitzer.
Thanks for telling me about this.
Mark


User currently offlineBO__einG From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 2771 posts, RR: 18
Reply 9, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1965 times:

Congrats!
Best wishes in your Ultra Hyper-Tele-Photography..
1600mm All the way!!!

Bo



Chance favors the prepared mind.
User currently offlineCarlos Borda From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 538 posts, RR: 51
Reply 10, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 1963 times:

He shoots for my local (and favorite) newspaper.... The Bergen Record. That was the shot of a lifetime I bet...

~Carlos

Mark writes:

>>Happy for the man that took the WTC flag raising photo. I have met him...a very nice guy! I think his will win Pulitzer.
Thanks for telling me about this.
Mark<<


User currently offlineSerge From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 1989 posts, RR: 2
Reply 11, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 1951 times:

Congrats Mark!  Big thumbs up... you got my vote!

...Serge


User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1927 times:

Chalk up another vote. Great job!

Charles


User currently offlinePUnmuth@VIE From Austria, joined Aug 2000, 4163 posts, RR: 54
Reply 13, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 1925 times:

Mine too
 Big thumbs up
Peter



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User currently offlineGranite From UK - Scotland, joined May 1999, 5576 posts, RR: 63
Reply 14, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 1922 times:
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Hi all

While Mark's shot is fantastic, I don't want to put a dampner on things but I voted for another picture.

All I will say is that I am an animal lover.

I thought for a long time at all the pictures and there was always one that stuck in my mind.

Merry Christmas to all.

Regards

Gay Watt
Aberdeen, Scotland


User currently offline704tangoalpha From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 58 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 1907 times:

Party pooper!



ta


User currently offlineAirways From Switzerland, joined Mar 2001, 880 posts, RR: 12
Reply 16, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1899 times:

That's great!

That shoot was in newspapers here in Switzerland too. That was the first time I saw the picture! A great photo!

Congratulations!

Michael
http://airways.ch


User currently offlineXenon From Belgium, joined Aug 2001, 494 posts, RR: 12
Reply 17, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 5 hours ago) and read 1830 times:

Congratulations Mr. Garfinkel!

Daniel



AirTeamImages -ATI-
User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11955 posts, RR: 46
Reply 18, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 1819 times:

Congratulations, Well done Mark.  Big thumbs up

Thom@s



"If guns don't kill people, people kill people - does that mean toasters don't toast toast, toast toast toast?"
User currently onlineBruce From United States of America, joined May 1999, 5066 posts, RR: 15
Reply 19, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1808 times:

Congrats Mark. Great photo!


Bruce Leibowitz - Jackson, MS (KJAN) - Canon 50D/100-400L IS lens
User currently offlineStaffan From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 20, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 2 days 2 hours ago) and read 1807 times:

Congratulations! It's a great photo!

Staffan


User currently offlineTappan From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 1538 posts, RR: 41
Reply 21, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 2 days ago) and read 1794 times:

Thank You very much

User currently offlineWillL From Australia, joined May 2001, 88 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1782 times:

Congratulations, you got my vote too.
btw, MSNBC.com managed to spell your name wrong under the photo, they wrote Garkfinkel.


User currently offlineFly-K From Germany, joined May 2000, 3158 posts, RR: 51
Reply 23, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1773 times:
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That's awesome! How did they come across the photo?
I think it's a good antithesis to all the terrible images we've seen this year involving aircraft, so it gets my vote too!
Konstantin



Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been...
User currently offlineMirage From Portugal, joined May 1999, 3125 posts, RR: 14
Reply 24, posted (12 years 11 months 1 week 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 1770 times:

I just voted. At the time of this post results were:

Scenes of destruction, patriotism: 11451 votes
Eye of the beholder: 2940 votes
Moonshot: 2412 votes

Luis


25 Jan Mogren : You got my vote too Mark! /JM
26 Post contains links and images Tappan : Hi, Click for large versionPhoto © Mark Garfinkel One year ago today at 3:40pm I took this photo. January 2nd 2001 even though it has a different
27 Post contains images EGGD : Congratulations Mark. When someone said third, i thought that was ok, but considering how many other photos were in there its excellent!!! Well done!
28 APP : Haven't logged on for a while, been a tad busy....and have therefore just found out about the recognition Marks photo has been getting from MSNBC, and
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