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Up Close and Personal!

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Up Close and Personal!
Up Close and Personal!
Macro of the center of flower, it looks like little hearts in the center

Effects are Kaleidoscope, had to go back to original to see what I did...lol
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Sanjay  Kumar
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    WOW Gorgeous!! Amazing colours and details!! Super shot!!


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1/30/2009 1:19:13 PM

 
Joan Powell
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very pretty , looks like a stained glass window !


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1/30/2009 1:34:44 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Excellent macro photo, JoAnn! Nice sharp detail!


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1/30/2009 1:48:19 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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An Outstanding macro Jo Ann! Jeff


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1/30/2009 2:22:31 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Fantastic, Jo Ann! Outstanding work!


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1/30/2009 2:34:28 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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HOLY MOLY, Jo Ann!!!!! This is sensationally beautiful!!!!! Wonderful work on it!!!!! ;-) k


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1/30/2009 2:40:32 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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Wow Jo Ann, What a beautiful Macro. Bill


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1/30/2009 3:18:21 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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Most beautiful image Jo Ann, you sure have yourself a winner here in my book


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1/30/2009 3:31:37 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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This is the most beautiful macro I have ever seen, Jo Ann. Amazing!!!!!


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1/30/2009 3:52:28 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Ohhhh my goodness, what wonderful comments friends! And I certainly do appreciate it too....

jo ann c.


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1/30/2009 4:15:51 PM

 
A P
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Almost looks like a kaleidescope It is totally beautiful and totally cool, JoAnn


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1/30/2009 4:34:50 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Very Pretty and creative, Jo Ann....Love it!! ♥


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1/30/2009 7:32:07 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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gorgeous kaleidoscope-type image Jo Ann!!!


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1/31/2009 12:40:04 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Thanks so much, I didn't do any effects on it, just removed a dust or pollen on a couple of places and cropped it, but thanks anyway! :) I used extension tubes to get even closer with 105 mm, f2.8

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1/31/2009 5:22:39 AM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Wow Jo Ann this is perfect. I would have said it was a kaleidoscope. What a great job.


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1/31/2009 6:01:57 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Excellent macro and perfectly composed!


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1/31/2009 6:20:28 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Very Cool, colorful and creative


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1/31/2009 7:00:08 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Gorgeous macro Jo Ann!!!!!


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1/31/2009 7:26:02 AM

 
Max Aureli
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Amaze capture and wonderful work in this flower, Jo Ann!!!


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1/31/2009 8:02:08 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Kathy and Ann, went back and checked and I did use Kaleidoscope! I did crop, and remove 2 spots though...:)

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1/31/2009 8:05:55 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Just beautiful Jo Ann ... and the perfect flower for Valentine's Day!


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1/31/2009 8:09:31 AM

 
Rajeev 270293 Kashyap
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Beautiful Floral image capture Jo Ann!


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2/1/2009 10:42:30 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Straight into my favorites! Great job!


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2/1/2009 8:34:01 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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this is very cool...great job


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2/2/2009 4:59:51 AM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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Great macro and effects Jo Ann!,
Amalia


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2/2/2009 1:51:41 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Fantastic image Jo Ann! Love this!


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2/2/2009 5:38:36 PM

 
Gary Lange
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I love your abstracts, Jo Ann!! Well done here!


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2/3/2009 12:40:29 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Gorgeous result, Jo Ann. I love the symmetry and repeated patterns.


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2/5/2009 7:17:20 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Beautiful design creation, Jo Ann.


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2/7/2009 9:31:17 AM

 
Harmeet Singh
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Gorgeous ..A winner here...


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2/8/2009 7:29:45 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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This is AWESOME!!!


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2/15/2009 3:57:38 PM

 
A P
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comment Pictures, Images and Photos

CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding finalist. Best of Luck in the next round.


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2/23/2009 10:18:19 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!


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2/23/2009 10:22:11 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Winner.......Congratulations on your finalist....good luck in the next round!


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2/23/2009 10:43:29 AM

 
Sirsendu Gayen
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Congratulations!


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2/23/2009 11:08:38 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Good for you, Jo Ann. My congratulations!


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2/23/2009 11:13:13 AM

 
Max Aureli
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Congratulations Jo Ann!!! :-))))


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2/23/2009 11:17:25 AM

 
Mark Stevens
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Well done Jo Ann! Mark


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2/23/2009 11:22:03 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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Oh so Happy Jo Ann!!!!
Congratulations on this Awesome
Finalist!!! WTG & Best of Luck in the Next Round!!!!!!!

~J~


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2/23/2009 11:31:35 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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WTG Jo Ann! Congratulations on your finalist!


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2/23/2009 11:55:49 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOO
FANTASTIC finalists, Jo Ann!!!!! WTG!!!!! :-) k


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2/23/2009 12:18:12 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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OMG! I didn't know,gotta go check all of them out! Thank you sooooooo much!
Well, you know I liked it, I made it my picture when I comment

jo ann cl


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2/23/2009 12:20:37 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congratulations, Jo ANN!!!!!!


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2/23/2009 12:28:48 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Woo Hoo!!!!!!!! Big congrats on this awesome finalist Jo Ann!!!! Best of luck in the next round!


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2/23/2009 12:41:35 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful! Congrats and best wishes!


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2/23/2009 12:54:18 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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WTG! Congrats!!!!


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2/23/2009 1:27:24 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Mother nature is a great designer and you perfected mother nature's work. Congratulations on your Finalist Jo Ann!!!


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2/23/2009 1:41:51 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Hey, congratulations, Jo Ann -- quite an honor!


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2/23/2009 2:00:22 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations!


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2/23/2009 2:05:08 PM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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CONGRATULATIONS!


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2/23/2009 2:28:36 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Congratulations for your marvelous finalist, WTG!

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2/23/2009 2:32:57 PM

 
Kerry Hill
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Huge congratulations, Jo Ann!!!


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2/23/2009 2:45:56 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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WOW!! FABULOUS! Congratulations, Jo Ann!


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2/23/2009 3:00:41 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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HUGE Congratulations Venus!!


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2/23/2009 3:20:41 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Wonderful job on this one, Jo Ann -- congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round.


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2/23/2009 3:21:04 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on this AWESOME finalist!


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2/23/2009 4:16:45 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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I always knew this one will make it.
Congatulations on your FINALIST!!!!


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2/23/2009 4:20:07 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...i knew this one would make it


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2/23/2009 5:02:47 PM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Congrats, Jo Ann...gorgeous!!


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2/23/2009 5:08:03 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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You go girl!!! Big Congratulations!


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2/23/2009 5:15:41 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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CONGRATULATIONS, Jo Ann!!!


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2/23/2009 5:21:24 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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Huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Jo Ann!!


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2/23/2009 6:15:44 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Congratulations Jo Ann!


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2/23/2009 6:42:35 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a great Finalists!!


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2/23/2009 6:47:50 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congrats on your Finalist for this beauty JoAnn!!!! WTG Girl!!!


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2/23/2009 7:01:50 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Terrific capture, Jo Ann. Congrats on the Finalist award.

Usman.


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2/23/2009 7:32:09 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Jo Ann- This is just the most gorgeous work my dear friend and neighbor. Congratulations on the Finalist. I am hopeful that we wil see it again.


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2/23/2009 8:50:19 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Jo Ann!


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2/23/2009 8:55:38 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Wonderful finalist!! Big congratulations Jo Ann!!


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2/23/2009 11:13:13 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your SPECTACULAR finalist Jo Ann!!!


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2/24/2009 2:54:45 AM

 
Ken Smith
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That's a very cool shot, Jo Ann. Congrats to you!!!


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2/24/2009 4:02:28 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Jo Ann! :)


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2/24/2009 5:44:01 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Jo Ann on this Excellent Finalist! Jeff


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2/24/2009 6:24:13 AM

 
Melissa Olsen
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A BIG congrats to you for your finalist!
WTG Jo Ann!


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2/24/2009 8:35:26 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Thank you to all of the welcomed comments!

jo ann c.


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2/24/2009 8:55:07 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your finalist!


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2/24/2009 12:09:55 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Wonderful Finalist, congratulations!


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2/24/2009 3:24:02 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Fabulous image, Congrats on your Finalist!


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2/24/2009 5:52:05 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Such a gorgeous, GORGEOUS finalist!!!
Congratz, JoAnn!
♥Lisa


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2/25/2009 6:25:12 PM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Jo Ann I knew you would do well with this one. Big congrats to you my friend.


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2/28/2009 5:38:05 AM

 
Linda Blair
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This is gorgeous....congratulations!!!!


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2/28/2009 7:40:22 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations on your excellent win!


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3/1/2009 1:43:44 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on this Phenomenal finalist, Jo Ann!!! Beautiful as your mini pic also!!!


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3/1/2009 7:28:14 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Thanks y'all so very much for your kind comments, needless to say I was thrilled, I had made this my mini pic before it won because I really liked it too, thanks again, have a wonderful week

jo ann c.


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3/1/2009 8:23:11 PM

 
Sharon 
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Jo Ann, congratulations on yur fabulous finalist!!!!!!!!!!!


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3/1/2009 11:06:36 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz  

Huge Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!


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3/2/2009 5:07:58 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!

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3/5/2009 1:46:50 PM

 
Gary Lange
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Many belated congrats on this wonderful Finalist, Jo Ann!


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3/6/2009 9:35:04 AM

 
Lawrence W. Pray III
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One of my favorites for sure!!! More proof that Mother Nature is truly the greatest artist out there! Great job!


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3/22/2009 6:09:00 AM

 
Karen Kessler
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This really is cool - especially the hearts in the middle! Wonderful job & congrats on the Finalist!


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4/18/2009 6:46:15 PM

 
Luigi Di Serio
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Unbelievable symmetry that nature provides! You have shot, composed and cropped this to perfection!


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4/22/2009 9:56:48 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Very cool effects and presentation Jo Ann! Congratulations!


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4/24/2009 9:00:38 PM

 
Janet Daniel
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Spectacular macro, Jo Ann! Love the effects! Belated congrats!


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4/30/2009 11:19:23 AM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Oh JO ANN.. again... you impress me! My God... simply outstanding work! Very beautiful!

CONGRATS AGAIN.. a lovely Finalist Image you made here!

CHRISTINE
SMILING AGAIN


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4/2/2010 9:02:22 PM

 
Marty Straub
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Love your mandala florals, Jo Ann. Actually I enjoy your whole gallery, and I never fail to stop to admire these gorgeous circles. Outstanding detail and comp. Very pleasing personality.


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8/25/2010 8:13:47 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Your creativity and talents seem to know no limits. This is beautiful, Jo Ann! I'd love to see how you have decorated your home. :) !!

Great job and big congrats!

-Laura :D


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