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Roots

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 
Roots
Roots
This is a digital sandwich of two images~ the roots were captured in my backyard and the portrait was captured at the beach.

*Digital Darkroom*

Featured in the Digital Darkroom newsletter on December 10, 2008.

© Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Stefania Barbier
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    Fantastic portrait and DD work, Donna...


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10/7/2008 12:06:14 AM

 
Mukesh Srivastava
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Great expression in this beautiful portrait and effects, Donna!!!


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10/7/2008 12:08:04 AM

 
KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S.
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IT'S A WONDERFUL CREATIVE IMAGE HERE DONNA.

KARU.


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10/7/2008 12:08:17 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Lovely creative portrait Donna


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10/7/2008 12:15:04 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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very original!


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10/7/2008 12:15:12 AM

 
Raymond Pauly
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great work


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10/7/2008 12:44:09 AM

 
Brett Dolsen
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Wonderfull portrait and great original DD work Donna!!Brett


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10/7/2008 12:44:15 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Great work, Donna.


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10/7/2008 1:45:38 AM

 
Janet McNeil
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Beautiful work - very artistic


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10/7/2008 4:32:33 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Cool image and work, Donna.

Dominick


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10/7/2008 5:47:55 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Great treatment and effect, Donna!


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10/7/2008 7:23:07 AM

 
Joy Rector
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cool


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10/7/2008 8:43:29 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Beautiful B&W portrait..great effects and layering.


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10/7/2008 12:40:29 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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FANTASTIC portrait Donna!


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10/7/2008 12:54:41 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Love the green eye! Very creative!


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10/7/2008 2:27:51 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Very creative and beautiful, Donna!


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10/7/2008 2:42:02 PM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Beautiful mix of images Donna:)


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10/7/2008 3:25:33 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Very clever, edgy work, Donna! Love the touch of green over Rebecca's eye.


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10/7/2008 7:52:22 PM

 
Lois J. Adomite
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Very creative, love your technique. Lois


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10/8/2008 12:56:16 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you for your encouragement!!! I appreciate your great comments!!

Take care!

Donna


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10/8/2008 1:09:31 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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Beautiful portrait and effects Donna. Like your SC Also. Bill


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10/8/2008 2:12:18 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Wow!! Awesome work Donna!!


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10/11/2008 12:04:12 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Brilliant! Excellent combo.


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10/13/2008 1:22:08 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Bill, Esther and Kaye!!! It's a pleasure to hear from you!!


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10/13/2008 2:16:51 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Very cool Donna, what did she think of this? Great DD work.


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10/17/2008 8:37:20 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks Dianna! This is my daughter, she seemed to like it! She mostly liked the eye coloring! Thanks for stopping by!

Donna


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10/17/2008 9:49:59 AM

 
Gary Lange
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Just a wonderful portrait, Donna!


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10/24/2008 6:29:46 AM

 
Max Aureli
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Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Donna!!!


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11/25/2008 7:20:38 PM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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Congratulations Donna and good luck in the next round.


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11/25/2008 7:35:42 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations again, Donna! A wonderful finalist!


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11/25/2008 9:01:07 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Donna- Creative work of beauty that brought you a finalist and I hope that it will bring you more. Congratulations.


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11/25/2008 9:41:50 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congrats again Donna!!!


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11/25/2008 10:13:43 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Unique and creative, Congrats!


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11/25/2008 10:32:10 PM

 
Pat and Graham Robards
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Congratulations on your finalist again Donna! ~Pat


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11/25/2008 11:16:20 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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And another huge congratulations Donna on this wonderful finalist!! Best of luck in the next round!!


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11/26/2008 12:31:36 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!


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11/26/2008 1:21:07 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations again, Donna!


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11/26/2008 4:19:10 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Great FX, Congrats. on this amazing Finalist.

UB.


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11/26/2008 5:08:19 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congrats, Donna on your beautiful finalist!


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11/26/2008 5:20:01 AM

 
Ken Smith
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You had a great month...congrats again, Donna!


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11/26/2008 5:57:42 AM

 
Lois J. Adomite
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Congratulations on your finalist. Lois


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11/26/2008 6:10:43 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations for your FINALIST!!!


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11/26/2008 7:25:26 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Another awesome finalist, Donna! Congratulations!!


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11/26/2008 12:13:57 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you everyone!!! Your comments and congratulatory wishes are really awesome. I truly appreciate them!!

Take care!

Donna


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11/26/2008 1:31:08 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Donna - Congratulations again!! - Mike


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11/26/2008 2:40:53 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist Donna. Great portrayal of mood!


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11/26/2008 5:12:04 PM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Beautiful Finalist, Donna! Congratulations on all of them!


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11/26/2008 8:00:54 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Very cool, Donna! Big congrats on your awesome finalist!


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11/26/2008 10:03:06 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on your finalist, Donna, for this very effective image!!!

Happy Thanksgiving!
Debby


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11/27/2008 6:13:09 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Very creative portrait work! Congratulations!


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11/27/2008 8:23:35 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Nice blend of the two. Very striking. Congratulations again!!!


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11/27/2008 2:23:38 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Huge congrats on your outstanding finalist :)


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11/27/2008 2:48:23 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Cool image and treatment Donna! Congratulations on your finalist!


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11/27/2008 10:03:22 PM

 
Sandy Powers
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Donna! This is such a beautiful haunting photo! What a brilliant presentation with your unique processing. It enhances the mystery even more!


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11/28/2008 12:09:26 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Love this Donna!! Congratulations!!


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11/29/2008 1:06:26 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Beautiful work here Donna ~ many congrats!


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11/29/2008 3:34:22 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations again Donna..beautiful work.


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11/29/2008 6:39:38 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Super work. This is cool. Congratulations


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11/30/2008 10:23:23 AM

 
Ellen L. Zaslaw
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Nice work Donna !


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12/10/2008 4:16:37 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you everyone!! Your comments and congratulatory wishes are AWESOME!!!

Best wishes!

Donna


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12/10/2008 7:16:50 AM

 
Diane L. Thomas
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Very clever, love the effect.


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12/10/2008 8:21:38 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats, Donna, on your Darkroom Feature! :)


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12/10/2008 9:41:13 AM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats Donna for your wonderful artwork being featured in DD!


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12/10/2008 1:39:09 PM

 
Laura L. Gonzales
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Congratulations Donna on this fantastic Finalist, and for being featured in DD!!!! OUTSTANDING!! Great work! Laura


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12/10/2008 5:31:46 PM

 
Lori Carlson
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I can't get over this shot, Donna! Extremely cool!!! Mesmerizing!! Love the tones and the look! You rocked it and deserve all your recognition!! Way to go! :0)


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12/10/2008 6:16:14 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks again to each of you!!! I'm so glad you like this image, it was fun to create!!

Best wishes,

Donna


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12/10/2008 6:20:00 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Congratulations on both the finalist and being featured in the DD newsletter - you ROCK!


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12/12/2008 3:39:48 PM

 
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