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Twins

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Twins
Twins

I was sitting on the bench, watching the fish and a documentary, about the kelp forest. A toddler ran into the scene and climbed up on the ledge, supported by her Mom. A few minutes later, a little girl enters the scene, the toddler starts crawling towards her Mom and sister. I wanted to show the young girls alone, it required 2 exposures.

I wish I could have captured all of this with one click of the shutter. But the fish and girls moved so fast. This is a combination of 5 exposures. The girls were captured 2 seconds apart. I inserted some of the fish, by copying and pasting.

Birch Aquarium
La Jolla, California
September 30, 2013

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Teresa A. Burnett
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Love this Donna!! Congratulations on your well deserved win!!


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5/6/2014 8:49:05 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Ohhhh! I love this! Congratulations on this fannn...tastic Gold 2nd Place Winner Donna, very well deserved too!

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5/2/2014 9:21:46 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Big CONGRATZ on another beautiful Winner, Donna!!!

UB.


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5/2/2014 12:20:44 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Really nice digital work, Donna, and excellent result. Congratulations on the win.


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5/1/2014 6:48:43 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations, Donna! Excellent work and a beautiful winner!


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5/1/2014 5:15:21 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you!!!

Donna


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5/1/2014 9:04:50 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations Donna on another fantastic Second Place win.


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5/1/2014 7:53:15 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations Donna on another awesome gold place winner.


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5/1/2014 7:41:51 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations, Donna!


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5/1/2014 6:47:54 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Superb result from all your DD work, Donna.
Congratulations on your well deserved Gold Winner!


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5/1/2014 5:33:53 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on you awesome gold!


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5/1/2014 4:07:55 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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HUGE congrats on your win!!!!


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5/1/2014 3:15:50 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your fantastic win, Donna!


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4/30/2014 7:24:53 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Congratulations Donna - beautifully seen and executed.


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4/30/2014 5:56:26 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a fantastic winner, Donna.


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4/30/2014 5:43:00 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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So glad to see this get a gold badge, Donna!

Congratulations!
Debby


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4/30/2014 5:41:55 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Huge congrats on your two Gold Winning Images, Donna!


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4/30/2014 5:20:43 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Another Gold for your collection girlfriend..a big congratulations!


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4/30/2014 4:43:04 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Terrific work and combinations
Donna! Congrats!


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4/30/2014 6:47:27 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations on another well deserved finalist, Donna.


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4/29/2014 12:28:19 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Beautiful light, color and detail. Congratulations on a wonderful finalist.


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4/28/2014 12:10:34 PM

 
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Well done combination of exposures/images.


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4/28/2014 11:25:47 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Congratulations on the Finalist, Donna - the 4th and maybe the 5th that I've seen so far. Nice variety, too. Great month. Good luck.


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4/27/2014 8:13:04 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Love it!!!

Congrats again, Donna!


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4/27/2014 3:40:50 PM

 
Robert Jensen
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superb capture


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4/27/2014 7:39:21 AM

 
Naomi Weiser
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i love the way you combined the shots! looks great


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11/2/2013 9:13:04 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Terrific work Donna. Your efforts paid off for sure.


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10/2/2013 2:35:24 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Gorgeous result of your expert work Donna!


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10/2/2013 12:39:47 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Oh wow, I would have never known this was 5 exposures, Donna! Fabulous dd work, and a really great final image! Very cute!!


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10/2/2013 6:58:04 AM

 
Joy Rector
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well done


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10/2/2013 4:03:59 AM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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Your best aquarium capture yet! This one has the WOW factor!! Great work, my friend!!!


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10/2/2013 3:02:55 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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What a wonderful capture, Donna!! Terrific work here.


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10/2/2013 2:48:14 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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well done!


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10/2/2013 12:09:26 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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    Here are the before exposures...

10/1/2013 7:30:08 PM

 
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