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Beauty in a Shabby World
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Beauty in a Shabby World
Beauty in a Shabby World
© Colleen Farrell
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Dominick M. Dimacale
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    Lovely florals you have here, Colleen and awesome effects.

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10/13/2008 11:38:32 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Very beautiful Collen! A real stand out still life with wonderful effects.

10/13/2008 11:41:22 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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spectacu;lar image, colors and PS work!

10/13/2008 11:42:49 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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beautifully done!

10/14/2008 12:07:03 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Superb use of effect, set up, color and everything else. A fav for me, Colleen!

10/14/2008 12:07:45 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Gorgeous image, Colleen!! Wonderful work!

10/14/2008 12:14:17 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Winner!!! Fabulous work Colleen!

10/14/2008 12:18:29 AM

 
Gene Spears
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beautiful, Colleen - love the color and textures!

10/14/2008 12:51:48 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Love the still life you captured here, Colleen. Beautiful colors and b/g. Thanks for sharing. UB.

10/14/2008 1:24:03 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Awesome, lovely colours! Great effects and textures

10/14/2008 2:46:04 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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LOvely!!

10/14/2008 2:46:06 AM

 
Kate Baumgartner
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Definitely an eye-catching image. Lovely texture and color.

10/14/2008 4:49:05 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Beautiful!!!

10/14/2008 5:13:02 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Fantastic image with terrific effects, colors and composition, Colleen! Lovely style!

10/14/2008 5:15:09 AM

 
Kumiko Parkinson
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Outstanding colors and textures, beautiful, Colleen!

10/14/2008 5:24:38 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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love it...great BG!

10/14/2008 6:16:04 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Beautiful with wonderful effects.

10/14/2008 7:16:39 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Love the bg on this beautiful image Colleen...great comp also!!!!

10/14/2008 7:34:57 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Beautiful with great effect.. a stunner Colleen!

10/14/2008 7:36:34 AM

 
Tammy Espino
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Stunning capture and I love your background as well as the lovely flower!

10/14/2008 7:40:59 AM

 
Arlene Krassner
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What a stunning photo Colleen.

10/14/2008 7:52:07 AM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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Very nice combination of colors and effects. Wonderfully done!

10/14/2008 9:04:15 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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A beauty Colleen! Very well done as always!

10/14/2008 9:15:35 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Wowzers, Colleen!
Such stunning work!
Love the colors and texture; the details and the light.
Betcha we'll see this one again!
Smiles, Lisa♥

10/14/2008 9:21:04 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thanks so much for the great comments, everybody!

10/14/2008 9:21:45 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Gorgeous work, Colleen! I love the contrast of bright color of flower and vase against muted textured background!

10/14/2008 9:22:43 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Wow, wow, wow! This is GORGEOUS Colleen, I love everything about it; the colors, the comp, the lighting, the effects, just beautiful and a favorite!

10/14/2008 10:39:08 AM

 
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Love the muted textured background and the bright cheery colored flower. Just wonderful, Colleen

10/14/2008 11:42:11 AM

 
Jim Huffield
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Lovely piece of art, Colleen. Jim

10/14/2008 12:15:56 PM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Wonderful, Colleen! I love the contrast between the background and the lovely flower.

10/14/2008 12:19:17 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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WOW Colleen how you do to makes this florals SO AWESOME!!! Into my FAVS right now...I simple love your tones, composition and textures on this :)

10/14/2008 1:16:08 PM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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You are a master at this art form, Colleen!

10/14/2008 1:18:31 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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A most beautiful capture and work Colleen. Bill

10/14/2008 1:51:20 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you so much for the great comments, Jessica, Amy, Ann, Jim, Eivor, Daniella, Bonnie and Bill! I really appreciate your encouragement and support!

10/14/2008 2:23:21 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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BEA UUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU TIFUL!!!
Awsome effetcs and capture Colleen!

10/14/2008 2:26:14 PM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Beautiful image, colors and textures, Colleen!

10/14/2008 2:28:13 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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Love this!

10/14/2008 3:02:06 PM

 
anonymous 
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Another Beautiful still life Colleen! You have your own Beautiful style that I would recognize anyway! Love It! B-

10/14/2008 4:27:53 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Beautiful floral still life, Colleen. Great composition, color & effects.

10/14/2008 5:05:47 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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WONDERFUL!!!!!!! I cannot get over your work. It is so unique and amazing, Colleen!
kk

10/14/2008 9:01:17 PM

 
KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S.
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THIS PRESENTATION IS EXCELLENT HERE.

KARU.

10/14/2008 11:39:38 PM

 
Steven E. Ray
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This is so much my style of design lately. I really like what you have done here, Colleen. Just perfect in so many ways. One of those that I could enjoy on my wall... in my home... next to my computer :)

10/15/2008 1:16:02 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you so much for the fabulous comments, everybody! I really appreciate your encouragement!

10/15/2008 8:24:17 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Sensational my friend!

10/15/2008 8:31:47 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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What a clever concept, and wonderful presentation, Colleen! Super use of layers and textures.

10/15/2008 1:48:45 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Visiting your gallery is such a trip, Colleen...I hate to leave but I always bring away so much. Your work with layers and textures and composition of even the most simple and ordinary continues to amaze and inspire me so. I know I do not get over to visit often, but when I do I am totally overwhelmed...just beautiful!

10/15/2008 3:48:20 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Stunning, Colleen. Gorgeous colors, composition and treatment. A fav for me!

10/15/2008 4:04:25 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Incredible colors and effects in this wonderful still life, Colleen!!!!! ♫ k

10/15/2008 7:26:48 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Beautiful representation! Love the effect and the result!

10/15/2008 7:43:20 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you so much, Dianna, Deb, Laurie, Margaret, Kitty and Courtenay!

10/17/2008 7:53:28 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Outstanding presentation,awesome image,Colleen!

10/17/2008 10:05:38 AM

 
Robert Baer
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colleen
your creativity never ceases to amaze me. this is just beautiful!

10/17/2008 4:26:25 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Absolute perfection!

10/17/2008 5:30:13 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you so much, Renata, Justin and Susan!

10/17/2008 6:59:02 PM

 
Dale Hardin
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You are definitely in a groove girl. This series of images are spectacular. This image is a masterpiece of color and texture that could compete on any museum wall.

10/18/2008 9:57:01 AM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Wonderful comp, colours and effects Colleen. Sherran

10/19/2008 1:52:21 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thanks for the wonderful comments, Dale and Sherran!

10/20/2008 6:40:07 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Beautiful dahlia--great effects.

10/23/2008 6:25:26 PM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Nice PS work Colleen. Your effects have turned this into a beautiful work of art.

10/25/2008 9:38:09 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you so much, Leslie and Susan!

10/27/2008 1:15:07 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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Colleen Congrats on this and all your other well deserved EP's for the month and I am sure you have more to come. Bill

10/27/2008 1:15:49 PM

 
Max Aureli
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Fantastic composition!! Great light, colors and textures, Colleen!!!

10/29/2008 8:19:47 AM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Flawless, just plain flawless Colleen!
Congrats on a "flawless" EP! :-)

10/29/2008 9:40:06 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you, Bill, Max and Joannie!

10/30/2008 12:24:33 AM

 
Anita Bower
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Lovely! I am glad I discovered your gallery (congratulations on Photo of the Day!). Are you using textures with some of these images, such as this one?

11/11/2008 4:17:54 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you, Anita! Yes, this is a texture layered in from another image.

11/12/2008 11:06:19 PM

 
Sharon 
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WHOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOO, that's two so far. Congratulations, Colleen, and all the best in the next round.

11/25/2008 7:34:45 PM

 
Max Aureli
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Congratulations on the Finalist, Colleen!!!

11/25/2008 7:51:16 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Colleen!

11/25/2008 8:24:14 PM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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Congratulations on this lovely image, and on your finalists!

11/25/2008 8:36:15 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Another beautiful Finalist, congrats!

11/25/2008 8:39:17 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Another fabulous finalist, Colleen! Congratulations. Beautiful work.

11/25/2008 8:45:52 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Coleen- Congratulations on finalist for this beautiful artwork. Best wishes in the next round.

11/25/2008 9:03:56 PM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Huge congrats, Colleen...I love this!

11/25/2008 9:24:11 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Congratulations, again, on this wonderful finalist!!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k

11/25/2008 9:25:06 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Perfect! Congratulations on your finalist!

11/25/2008 9:33:46 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congrats Colleen!!!!!!!

11/25/2008 9:40:43 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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another superb finalist Colleen, huge congrats!!!

11/25/2008 9:52:56 PM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Congrats on your finalist.

11/25/2008 10:33:56 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Collen!!! Best of Luck.
:) Tommy

11/25/2008 10:36:30 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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WTG Colleen ....Congrats. and good luck in the next round.

UB.

11/25/2008 11:06:16 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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And huge congratulations on this beautiful finalist Colleen!! Best of luck in the next round!!

11/25/2008 11:25:00 PM

 
Anne M. Young
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Congratulations - stunning!

11/26/2008 12:31:50 AM

 
Heidi Knight
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Another stunning finalist! Congrats Colleen ;0)

11/26/2008 1:16:08 AM

 

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congratulations, Colleen. Your florals are awesome. I love the combination of elements, colors and textures here.

11/26/2008 3:33:54 AM

 

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congratulations, Colleen. Your florals are awesome. I love the combination of elements, colors and textures here.

11/26/2008 3:33:55 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Great work Colleen; congratulations!

11/26/2008 3:42:19 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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WOW this is gorgeous! Congratulations!

11/26/2008 4:55:29 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist.

11/26/2008 5:11:07 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congrats, Colleen on your beautiful finalist!!!!

11/26/2008 5:24:42 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Congratulations on this GORGEOUS finalist, Colleen!

11/26/2008 5:42:49 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Congratulations on this SUPERB finalist, Colleen! Terrific creativity!

11/26/2008 6:04:31 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations for your FINALIST!!!

11/26/2008 7:14:16 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations, beautiful finalist, Colleen!

11/26/2008 8:05:03 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Congratulations again, Colleen, on another STELLAR finalist!

11/26/2008 9:06:19 AM

 
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Congratulations Colleen on another beautiful finalist! Good luck in the next round! B-

11/26/2008 9:25:06 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Another congratulations to you on this very beautiful finalist, Colleen!!!

11/26/2008 9:44:22 AM

 
Susan Heath
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Outstanding floral! What an exciting finalist! Congrats!

11/26/2008 10:33:56 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Knew it!
Big congratz, Colleen!
~Lisa

11/26/2008 11:27:40 AM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congrats on another beautiful Finalist, Colleen!

11/26/2008 11:32:18 AM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Congrats on your 2 gorgeous finalists Colleen:)

11/26/2008 2:00:14 PM

 
SaMi Martin
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Congrats Colleen; this is beautiful!

11/26/2008 7:21:08 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations Again Colleen!! Gorgeous :0)

11/26/2008 7:56:50 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thanks so much, everybody--I appreciate it!

11/26/2008 11:18:20 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Big congratulations on this wonderful finalist,Colleen!!!:-)

11/27/2008 5:12:10 AM

 
Janet Daniel
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So beautiful, Colleen! A big congrats! All the best to you!

11/27/2008 7:24:46 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Congratulations on your finalist, Colleen!

11/27/2008 11:31:37 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your superb finalist :) 

11/27/2008 3:05:59 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Congrats on your two wonderful finalists, Colleen!!

11/27/2008 7:55:17 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Beautiful finalists, Colleen -- love this one. Good luck in the next round.

11/28/2008 7:06:23 AM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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Huge congratulations on yet another beautiful Finalist,Colleen!!

11/28/2008 7:14:35 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Colleen on this Beautiful Finalist! Jeff

11/28/2008 7:25:19 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you, everybody!

11/28/2008 9:11:48 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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So beautiful, and so well done! I love the vintage mood of this! Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Colleen!

11/28/2008 9:37:37 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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TERRIFIC WINNER Colleen BIG CONGRATS!!!!

11/28/2008 11:18:13 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Huge congratulations on this superb winner,Colleen!!!

11/28/2008 11:28:29 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations on your wonderful winner!

11/28/2008 11:43:54 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Congratulations on this awesome win, Colleen!!!!! :-) ♫ k

11/28/2008 11:49:17 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations on your winner!

11/28/2008 11:50:36 AM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Congratulations on your win Colleen!!! Your images are always inspiring!!!

11/28/2008 11:51:14 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Colleen on your gorgeous winner!

11/28/2008 12:02:30 PM

 
Angie Sidles
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Big Congrats on this amazing winner Colleen!!!

11/28/2008 12:49:53 PM

 
Brett Dolsen
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Congratulations on this beautifull wnner Colleen!!Brett

11/28/2008 12:54:34 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Way to go, Colleen! A beauty and a winner!

11/28/2008 12:55:48 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this beautiful 2nd place win, Colleen!

11/28/2008 1:04:35 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your beautiful win!!! :))

11/28/2008 1:14:44 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thanks so much, everybody! I'm really pleased. :)

11/28/2008 1:17:50 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Congratulations on your FANTASTIC winner, Colleen! You are super artist!

11/28/2008 1:20:41 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on a beautiful win~ :)

11/28/2008 1:22:27 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Coleeen, CONGRATULATIONS!

11/28/2008 1:40:40 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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WTG, Colleen!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER! Deb

11/28/2008 1:45:41 PM

 
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How could it miss. I think you have more congrats then the first place winner. Must be nice to be so P-O-P-U-L-A-R!! Well here's mine YYYAAAHHH WTGGF Awesome and BIG CONGRATULATIONS from Phantom and his Mom.

11/28/2008 2:18:48 PM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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...wow this is awesome Colleen....such a beautiful winner...congratualtions..Aimee

11/28/2008 2:36:01 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations Colleen, you have a beautiful winning image here!!! WTG!

11/28/2008 2:37:44 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful Colleen, congratulations on your win!

11/28/2008 2:49:22 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Beautiful capture and effects Colleen ~ many congrats on this lovely winner!

11/28/2008 3:00:54 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Congratulations, Colleen on your beautiful winner! You constantly amaze and inspire me so!

11/28/2008 3:05:43 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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Huge congratulations Colleen on the beautiful and well deserved win!!!

11/28/2008 3:49:27 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Perfection! Congrats, Colleen!

11/28/2008 4:55:22 PM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Congratulations on your winning image Colleen!

11/28/2008 4:55:31 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Colleen - Congratulations on your win!! - Mike

11/28/2008 5:18:24 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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WTG !! Big congrats on your stunning winner :o)

11/28/2008 5:50:03 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved win for this work of art, Colleen!

11/28/2008 5:53:54 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you so much, everybody! I really appreciate your congrats and support!

11/28/2008 7:23:22 PM

 
Drena Clementino
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Congratulations on your beautiful win, Colleen!!

11/28/2008 7:38:30 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Colleen!!

11/28/2008 8:24:39 PM

 
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WTG, Colleen !!!! Congratulations on your awesome win.

11/28/2008 8:29:49 PM

 
Max Aureli
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Congratulations on your Winner, Colleen!!

11/28/2008 9:10:02 PM

 
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Huge congratulations,Colleen!!

11/28/2008 9:17:57 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Congratulations on this outstanding winner Colleen!! WTG!

11/28/2008 11:03:58 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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So pleased to see this win Gold!!! Big congratulations Colleen!!!

11/28/2008 11:08:42 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on this wonderful Winner, Colleen!

11/28/2008 11:37:43 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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ANOHER BEAUTY COLLEEN, CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!

11/28/2008 11:40:56 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Colleen!

11/29/2008 12:18:59 AM

 
Arlene Krassner
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Congratulations Colleen

11/29/2008 4:04:00 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations!!! WTG!

11/29/2008 4:40:30 AM

 
Kumiko Parkinson
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Congratulations, Colleen!! Bravo!

11/29/2008 4:51:54 AM

 
Linda M. Walker
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Beautiful! Congratulations

11/29/2008 5:01:42 AM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Big congratulations on this beautiful win, Colleen!!

11/29/2008 5:05:10 AM

 
Max Aureli
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Congratulations on your fantastic Winner, Colleen!!! :-))

11/29/2008 5:14:55 AM

 
Irene Colling
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Time to celebrate!!!
Big, big Congratulations Colleen.

11/29/2008 6:29:37 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this beautifully composed winner, Colleen!

11/29/2008 8:19:20 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!


"KING'S TROPHY"


A Special Trophy for


"October Winners"

11/29/2008 10:27:27 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Colleen for your excellent winner.

11/29/2008 10:48:29 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Gorgeous winner, Colleen. I love the colors of the flower and the vase, and the wonderfully textured background. Huge congratulations!

11/29/2008 11:19:47 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congatulations on your terrific image and win Colleen!!

11/29/2008 12:37:51 PM

 
Cary Rogers
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BIG CONGRATS, on this Winner, Colleen!! great artistic fx and fine arts look!!

11/29/2008 12:48:48 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations on your fabulous winner, Colleen!

11/29/2008 12:49:43 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you, everybody! I'm really happy this won. :)

11/29/2008 12:57:44 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congrats on your beautiful WINNER Colleen!!

11/29/2008 1:47:11 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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CONGRATULATIONS Colleen!!! ;-))

11/29/2008 3:36:47 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Still a fav for me! Big congrats, Colleen, on this amazing floral winner :)

11/29/2008 3:46:20 PM

 
Lois J. Adomite
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Congratulations on this winner. Lovely colors, composition and effects. Lois

11/29/2008 4:13:39 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Colleen! A fantastic winning image!

11/29/2008 5:44:58 PM

 
Harmeet Singh
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Congrats on your beautiful WINNER Colleen

11/29/2008 6:55:25 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations on your super beautiful winning photo Colleen!!!!

11/29/2008 7:24:20 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Beautiful in every way, Colleen !! Congratulations on a well deserved Second Place win.

11/29/2008 7:27:42 PM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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A HUGE CONGRATS, Colleen...this is sooooo deserving!!!! <><

11/30/2008 4:57:36 AM

 
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Coleen- The beauty of this floral presentation is stunning and so artful. I am so happy that you received the honor of a win for this amazing work. Congratulations my friend.

11/30/2008 6:25:33 AM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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You do florals so beautifully, Colleen! Congrat's to you on your win!!!

11/30/2008 8:44:44 AM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Colleen, can you stand one more congratulations on this stunning win?
CONGRATULATIONS! :-)

11/30/2008 9:53:10 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you so much, everybody!! And yes, Joannie, I can easily stand one more congrats! LOL :)

11/30/2008 4:27:06 PM

 
Elizabeth A. Marker
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I love the bold colors and details as well as the antique effect you added!
It's gorgeous!

12/2/2008 9:32:25 AM

 
Janet Daniel
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Congratulations on this incredibly gorgeous win, Colleen!

12/2/2008 11:04:48 AM

 
Phil Stith
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Another beautiful winner, Colleen!

12/2/2008 2:04:13 PM

 
Chris Ebben
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Congratulations!! This is a wonderful image & great title...... You know that's just how I feel sometimes, until I look in the mirror that is!! Good work=^..^=

12/2/2008 8:39:15 PM

 
Carol Teal
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Wow Colleen...this is just as gorgeous as all your other beautiful flower images! Congrats on your winner! I have not even had time to check out the finalists lately, nor enter many photos. But I just dropped in to peek and saw the gold!

12/3/2008 1:07:28 AM

 
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Thank you so much, Elizabeth, Janet, Phil, Chris and Carol!

12/3/2008 8:25:39 AM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Wow! Beautiful capture and treatment, Colleen! I had missed this one... have not been commenting much lately. Big congratulations to you!

12/3/2008 5:07:15 PM

 
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Huge congrats, Colleen on your AMAZING Winner!!!!!
WELL done and Well deserved!!!!
AMAZING imagE!!!!

12/3/2008 5:41:38 PM

 
Laura L. Gonzales
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WTG Colleen!!!!! Congratulations on this fantastic WINNER!!! So pretty, and I love the effects and color!!! Great work! Laura

12/4/2008 9:06:07 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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Colleen congrats on a well deserved winner. It is beautiful. Bill

12/7/2008 11:42:25 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thanks so much, Raymond, Eugenio, Laura and Bill!

12/7/2008 11:59:15 AM

 
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on this well deserved award....WOW,

I love your gallery, your talent, and your effects of creativity....

It is an honor to place you on my favorites list. 8o)

12/13/2008 3:19:50 AM

 
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Thank you so much, Nancyj! I appreciate it. :)

12/19/2008 9:06:33 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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You leave us envious of the superb quality of your PS skills. More than art it oozes with creativity and individuality.

12/20/2008 2:50:00 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you so much, Kaye! I really appreciate your comments!

12/21/2008 10:32:58 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Stunning work Congratulations on your winner!

12/23/2008 3:54:21 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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CONGRATULATIONS Colleen! WTG!!!!

12/23/2008 5:09:40 AM

 
Raymond Pauly
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WTG! Congratulations, Colleen! Beautiful winner!

12/23/2008 1:52:42 PM

 
Lois J. Adomite
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Congratulations on your winning photo. Lois

12/23/2008 3:29:39 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you, Bill, Courtenay, Raymond, and Lois!

12/23/2008 5:14:30 PM

 
Boyd L. Alexander
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Colleen, this is breath taking! I feel like I am looking at a beautiful work of art that was painted by an "Old Master". You really are an artist with the lens!!!

12/27/2008 4:44:04 AM

 
Boyd L. Alexander
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Congratulations on you win!!!!!!

12/27/2008 4:49:35 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thank you so much, Boyd! I really appreciate your wonderful comments!

12/28/2008 2:58:23 PM

 
Anita Bower
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Getting to the bottom of the comments is quite a chore! :-)

Lovely. Love what you did with textures.

Question: What did you do to keep the flower bright and clear?

Anita

8/12/2009 4:12:02 PM

 
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Thanks very much, Anita!

I just masked out the texture over the blossom. It's a very bright dahlia to begin with--I've got more blooming now! :)

8/12/2009 7:06:06 PM

 
Anita Bower
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Thank you. It certainly is a beauty!!

8/13/2009 3:04:17 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Thanks so much, Anita!

8/13/2009 5:43:45 PM

 
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