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Stalking the Anomaly

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Stalking the Anomaly
Stalking the Anomaly

Or, "What the heck is that?!"

Cat with Leaf, in Snow

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL THE OCTOBER FINALISTS!


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Tiia Vissak
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    a cool seasonal image!


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11/26/2008 12:15:21 AM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Terrific capture Nadya! Love the contrast of the leaf and coloring on the cat against the snow. Excellent!


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11/26/2008 12:19:12 AM

 
Kirsten Kiki Kjaer
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OUTSTANDING capture, Nadya. Very bold and beautiful.


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11/26/2008 12:22:15 AM

 
Carol Teal
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Love the high key effect of this one and just so cute how the kitty is stalking the leaf! PURR-fect!


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11/26/2008 12:53:25 AM

 
Jim Huffield
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Very nice work, Nadya. Jim


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11/26/2008 1:05:51 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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AWESOME, Nadya! What a great cat image!


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11/26/2008 2:06:39 AM

 
Mike Clime
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This is really good, Nadya! Terrific high key capture and a great shadow too.


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11/26/2008 2:24:14 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Fantastic capture Nadya! Jeff


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11/26/2008 3:55:44 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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An absolutely marvelous creation, Nadya.


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11/26/2008 4:22:08 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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I just LOVE this!!!!


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11/26/2008 4:25:35 AM

 
Shirley Sicurello
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Hi Nadya. You certainly captured the personality of the cat in this terrific image.


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11/26/2008 4:28:10 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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I had to laugh out loud, Nadya...don't you just love when they do that! Super image, love the high key presentation!!


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11/26/2008 4:30:47 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Gorgeous work the colors against the blanket of snow is awesome!!


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11/26/2008 4:30:58 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Terrific capture. Excellent pov, comp, timing, lighting, details.


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11/26/2008 5:01:41 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Just love this...I guess he was disappointed to find a leaf instead of a mouse! Have a Happy Thanksgiving!


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11/26/2008 5:43:07 AM

 
Tammy Espino
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LoL love the kitties expression~ :) Great capture! Put this in the JPG theme at the moment girl!!


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11/26/2008 6:36:00 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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I love cats who don't get all wimpy when faced with snow! Cute catch!


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11/26/2008 6:38:45 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Nadya- Love the high key look the picture has of this cat and its curiosity. Beautiful colors, love the way its stalking that leaf. Outstanding and fasinating details of the cats features.
Stunning work


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11/26/2008 6:53:56 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Terrific high key photo with great colors against the snow, taken with sharp detail, great lighting and wonderful story telling image, Nadya!! Hope you have a good Thanksgiving!!


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11/26/2008 7:16:23 AM

 
A P
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WoW I just love this Nadya. You captured the moment of curiosity perfectly!! And all that white isn't easy to get and keep white, I'm learning. Outstanding my dear.


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11/26/2008 8:06:31 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Thank you all so much for your terrific comments! This was taken last winter, by the way... we haven't yet had a snow like this.


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11/26/2008 8:25:40 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz  

Awesome image...great timing and such a beautiful contrast!
Well done Nadya!


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11/26/2008 9:01:01 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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Beautiful work, Nadya!!


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11/26/2008 11:44:20 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Fantastic capture, Nadya! I love the white tones and shadow play! Fantastic lighting! What a beautiful kitty!


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11/26/2008 11:49:37 AM

 
Charlene Taylor
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Hi Nadya,
I can't begin to tell you how wonderful I think this shot is! Outstanding in every way!!


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11/26/2008 1:43:10 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Fantastic capture, Nadya. Great comp., contrasts and timing!


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11/26/2008 1:54:02 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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Well done with all that white, I would have lost it. Nice capture here.


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11/26/2008 2:59:45 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Thanks so much to all!


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11/26/2008 4:25:15 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Fantastic high-key image of this pretty kitty cat, Nadya!!!!! Did the kitty catch the anomaly? LOL
♫ k


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11/26/2008 6:51:11 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Great composition and timing Nadya! Excellent job!


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11/26/2008 11:42:11 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Thanks, Kitty and Rolan!


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11/27/2008 12:18:18 PM

 
Kathleen M. Rinker
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Fabulous image Nadya!!


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11/27/2008 3:24:47 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Thanks, Kathleen!


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11/28/2008 9:00:56 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Great capture Nadya! Love the way the colors work together here!


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11/29/2008 7:23:07 PM

 
Marilyn Flanagan
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Wow Nadya! This goes right into my favorites! Great photo!


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12/2/2008 3:35:11 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Terrific winter shot, Nadya. I love this presentation.


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12/7/2008 9:41:03 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Thanks, Cindy Marilyn and Mitch!


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12/7/2008 10:42:21 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your well deserving EFP...8o)


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12/17/2008 5:42:51 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your FINALIST, Nadya --- Happy Holidays... 8o)


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12/21/2008 9:19:32 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOo
HUGE CONGRATS on ALL your finalist!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!


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12/21/2008 9:33:35 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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LOL at your title and description, Nadya! FANTASTIC capture, with wonderful exposure, comp and colors! Big congrats on your finalist!


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12/21/2008 9:33:38 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Big congratulations Nadya!!!


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12/21/2008 9:34:03 PM

 
Tommy E. Burgess
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist nadya!!!


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12/21/2008 10:01:38 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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I kind of thought we would be seeing this one again, Nadya!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!


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12/21/2008 10:30:50 PM

 
Paul E. Earl
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Huge congratulations on this well deserved finalist.


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12/21/2008 10:31:33 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations!!


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12/21/2008 10:43:39 PM

 
A P
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This though me what "high key" looked like done well. Awesome finalist Sweetie and best of luck in the next round.


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12/21/2008 10:59:30 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Wow, BP is doing good this month! All of my freinds are getting Finalists! Congrats Nadya!


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12/21/2008 11:00:41 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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Congrats on you gorgeous finalist Nadya!


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12/21/2008 11:02:04 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, Nadya!


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12/22/2008 12:27:38 AM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Nadya, this is an amazing hi-key image! Beautifully created!
Congrats on a fabulous Finalist!


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12/22/2008 1:00:43 AM

 
Marijana Fajgl
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Fantastic image, Nadya! Big congratulations!


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12/22/2008 2:02:10 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Congrats. on this superb capture and Finalist award.

UB.


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12/22/2008 2:12:37 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Beautiful finalist!!! Congratulations!!!


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12/22/2008 3:23:32 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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What a beautiful finalist,congratulations Nadya!


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12/22/2008 3:33:39 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Gorgeous work Congratulations Nadya!


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12/22/2008 3:37:50 AM

 
Janet McNeil
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Lovely work!! Congratulations!!


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12/22/2008 3:39:49 AM

 
Marilyn Flanagan
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Congratulations on well deserved finalist!


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12/22/2008 4:09:31 AM

 
Phil Stith
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Congratulations, Nadya!


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12/22/2008 4:11:17 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Nadya on your beautiful finalist!


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12/22/2008 4:55:18 AM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Nadya!


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12/22/2008 5:03:16 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Wow, Nadya, you continue to produce stellar Finalists! I'm very happy to see them all shining! Congratulations!


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12/22/2008 5:07:21 AM

 
Janet Daniel
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Congratulations on this fabulous finalist, Nadya!


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12/22/2008 5:17:22 AM

 
Mukesh Srivastava
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Huge congratulations on this Finalist. Good luck for next round......


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12/22/2008 5:20:31 AM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats!


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12/22/2008 5:30:04 AM

 
Jim Baines
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One "cool" FINALIST, Nadya! Indicative of all your fine entries!


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12/22/2008 5:47:27 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on your finalist, Nadya!
And Merry Christmas! :)


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12/22/2008 6:14:58 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist!


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12/22/2008 6:20:37 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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FANTASTIC!!! CONGRATULATIONS, Nadya!!! Good luck in the next round! <><


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12/22/2008 6:49:34 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Congrats, Nadya.. very cool shot!


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12/22/2008 6:57:24 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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A big congratulations,Nadya!!!!!


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12/22/2008 7:08:16 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations to you, Nadya!


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12/22/2008 7:33:15 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations, Nadya on this outstanding finalist!!


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12/22/2008 7:36:06 AM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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Terrific finalist,Nadya!! Huge congratulations!!!


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12/22/2008 7:37:16 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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The lighting and feel to this one with the cats curiousity is just so expertly presented. I am so happy for you in getting a finalist for it. Congratulations my friend.


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12/22/2008 7:49:26 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Magnificent finalist Nadya. Congrats. Peter


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12/22/2008 7:53:57 AM

 
Lorri  Shank
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Congrats! I love the high key effect here.


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12/22/2008 8:03:57 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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OMGOSH! This is sooooo precious, Nadya! Huge congratulations on your fabulous finalist! Deb


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12/22/2008 8:42:31 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz  

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, well done. Good luck in the next round!


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12/22/2008 9:27:28 AM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Huge Congratulations Nadya on your superb finalist!


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12/22/2008 9:38:33 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Huge congratulations on this incredible finalist,Nadya!!!:-)


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12/22/2008 11:08:53 AM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Congratulations on your Finalist Nadya!! The highlight blow out is so effective here. Very inspiring work!!!


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12/22/2008 11:42:12 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG, Nadya!!!!! Congratulation on this wonderful finalists!!!!! :-) k


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12/22/2008 11:56:04 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your awesome finalist Nadya :O)


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12/22/2008 12:05:56 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Nadya, congratulations on this delightful finalist! Love it!


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12/22/2008 1:23:08 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Thank you all sooooo much!!!


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12/22/2008 2:40:38 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Awesome, Huge Congratulations!


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12/22/2008 2:43:39 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Congratulations Nadya! This is a beautiful image!


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12/22/2008 3:08:47 PM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your finalist!


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12/22/2008 3:33:04 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Nadya, this is awesome! Congratulations!


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12/22/2008 5:02:49 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Delightful! Congratulations!


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12/22/2008 6:02:02 PM

 
Sam Britt
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How did I miss this one? Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Nadya!


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12/22/2008 6:46:18 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS Nadya!!! Perfect!!! L O V E this!!! WTG :0)


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12/22/2008 8:07:15 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Love this one! Congratulations on this awesome finalist Nadya!


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12/22/2008 9:30:48 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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WoW!!! Congratulations, Nadya! An excellent finalist!


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12/23/2008 8:14:59 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Cool title!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful finalist, Nadya!!!


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12/26/2008 4:21:40 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Thanks, everyone!


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12/26/2008 5:52:18 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!


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12/29/2008 12:38:05 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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This is fabulous Nadya! Congratulations on your finalist!


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