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First Signs of Spring Photo Contest Finalist
First Signs of Spring
First Signs of Spring
© Linda D. Lester
Canon EOS 5D Mark ...
Bonnie C. Lackey
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    There is always a little feeling of joy with seeing the first flowers of spring - lovely image, Linda! Looks like you have some rough weather coming your way - stay safe...

2/28/2009 6:09:45 AM

Tammy M. Anderson
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Simply beautiful, Linda.

2/28/2009 6:18:09 AM

Agnes Fegan
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Beautiful Linda! ... and Happy Birthday to Darren!

2/28/2009 6:20:27 AM

William C. Raco
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Such beautiful color, composition and detail
Excellent photo, Linda!

2/28/2009 6:45:17 AM

Anita N. Hogue
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Gorgeous high key image, Linda! I noticed I had some about to bloom before we came back down to the Keys. Bet when I get home they will be blooming. Of course you're a little warmer in Atlanta then we are in Tennessee!

2/28/2009 7:15:20 AM

Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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I have one blooming and it's 39 out there with heavy winds. I bet it wishes it had waited!

2/28/2009 7:17:28 AM

Randy A. Myers
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I have seen quite a few in bloom already and the pear trees are starting to bloom. Nice simple image. Good job.

2/28/2009 7:28:16 AM

Judy A. Lawhon
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Beautiful color, light, comp , good to see spring blooms!

2/28/2009 7:39:12 AM

Patrick Rouzes
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Thanks for sharing that beautiful & happy image with us, Linda!!! Tha sun is shining & the snow is melting & this happy image comes at a perfect time!!! Exceptional work here,my friend!!!

2/28/2009 8:00:58 AM

Ken Smith
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This little fella would be buried in the snow today, but fortunately I can enjoy the view from my computer. I like the white background to this and the simplicity...nice mini-pic too..and happy birthday, Darren!

2/28/2009 8:05:02 AM

Ron McEwan
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Thanks for a reminder that there is hope for spring, we are having our first major snow now.

2/28/2009 8:37:14 AM

Jeana Clark
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Linda....this is so lovely!!!
Awesome color...Bright and Beautiful!
Looks Excellent against the
white BG....
I'm sure Darren will love this!!!


2/28/2009 8:45:53 AM

Amy Jackson
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Beautiful image, Linda!! Happy Birthday Darren!! :)

2/28/2009 9:12:34 AM

Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful capture and Happy B'day, Darren! We are getting snow too!!

2/28/2009 9:54:38 AM

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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INCREDIBLE, Linda!!!!!! Everything is perfect!!!!! :-) k

2/28/2009 11:01:10 AM

David Phalen
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Beautiful min its simplicity!! Love the color and high key presentation!!

2/28/2009 11:29:05 AM

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap
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Such beautiful color, composition and details Linda!

2/28/2009 12:02:29 PM

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Beautiful Presentation Linda
The Color is Inspiring!

Happy Birthday to Darren

2/28/2009 12:10:24 PM

Shawn Jennings
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Great image for getting us ready for spring! (It's supposed to snow here tomorrow. :)

Happy Birthday, Darren!

2/28/2009 12:10:54 PM

Marcie A. Fowler
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What a wonderful b-day image!!!

2/28/2009 5:58:19 PM

Sam Britt
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Beautiful high key floral, Linda. Happy Birthday, Darren.

2/28/2009 8:03:53 PM

Eugenio Diaz

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Simple and beautiful...lovely flower here presented

2/28/2009 10:04:44 PM

Ray Thoms
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Wonderful image Linda....bright and cheery....

3/1/2009 4:17:54 AM

Darren K. Fisher
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Hey I have some of these blooming in the yard...LOL. Well I did not so sure right now since we have freezing rain going on today. You done a great job with the high key look here. Thanks for the Bday wishes.

3/1/2009 7:36:29 AM

SaMi Martin
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Beautiful image Linda! It's hard to think of Spring here when it just snowed and tonight we are suppose to get between 8 & 12 inches.

3/1/2009 9:34:36 AM

Cathy Barrows
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very dafs are now getting snowed on

3/1/2009 9:47:47 AM

Kathleen M. Rinker
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Beautiful image Linda!!

3/1/2009 2:39:31 PM

Stefania Barbier
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simple and beautiful Linda!

3/2/2009 12:01:27 AM

Renee Doyle
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So striking against the pure white Linda!!! Those colours just pop!!! Happy birthday Darren!

3/2/2009 1:13:22 AM

Joseph N. DiGilio
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Daffodils already in your neck of the woods, Linda? Did you miss out on all this snow? I hope so for the sake of the flowers. Beautiful presentation. Looks great against the stark white background.

3/2/2009 4:18:52 AM

Kathy L. Clark
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Absolutely love Linda. Wonderful in every way.

3/2/2009 5:56:33 AM

Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!!!

3/25/2009 10:02:09 AM

Peter Appelbaum
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Congrats again Linda. Peter

3/25/2009 10:33:44 AM

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Congratulations on your outstanding Finalist!!

3/25/2009 10:39:29 AM

Tamara K. Walker
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3/25/2009 10:45:16 AM

Laurence Saliba
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3/25/2009 11:08:27 AM

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


3/25/2009 11:20:26 AM

Mary Beth Aiello
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Huge congrats on this well deserved finalist, Linda.

3/25/2009 11:52:26 AM

Eugenio Diaz

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Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist!!!

3/25/2009 12:07:01 PM

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3/25/2009 12:11:05 PM

Lisa J. Boulden
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Happy springtime, Linda!
Congrats on another fabulous finalist!

3/25/2009 1:28:18 PM

Patrick Rouzes
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INCREDIBLE!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist,Linda!!!

3/25/2009 2:11:31 PM

Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!

3/25/2009 2:16:08 PM

Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations on your outstanding finalist!

3/25/2009 3:19:26 PM

Leland N. Saunders
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Congratulations, Linda ... nice job ... well done ... !!


3/25/2009 4:04:16 PM

Judy V. Kennamer
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A big Congrats Linda!!

3/25/2009 4:16:29 PM

Debra R. Harder
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Huge CONGRATULATIONS, Linda, on your BEAUTIFUL finalist! Deb

3/25/2009 4:22:20 PM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Great job - Congrats on your Finalist Linda!!

3/25/2009 4:38:02 PM

Sabrina Ryan
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Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist! WTG!

3/25/2009 5:53:59 PM

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Such a well deserved finalist Linda, love it!

jo ann c.

3/25/2009 7:57:15 PM

Cary Rogers
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Big CONGRATS on this Finalist, Linda!! I love this "illustrated" look, and you did it extremely well!

3/25/2009 8:07:08 PM

Vitor Dias
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Lovely pic Linda.
Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist.

rgds Vitor

3/26/2009 5:03:07 AM

Nancyj Hovey
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on your FINALIST...8o)

3/26/2009 5:39:00 AM

Gail Vitikacs
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No surprise on this! Big Congratulations Linda!

3/26/2009 8:22:20 AM

Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Linda on your beautiful finalist!

3/26/2009 10:29:22 AM

Jeana Clark
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No suprises here!!!!
Outstaning Finalist Linda!!!!



3/26/2009 11:18:59 AM

Lynne Morris
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Beautiful finalist Linda, Huge Congratulations.

3/26/2009 1:18:53 PM

frank w. degenhardt
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist. Way to go girl.

3/26/2009 8:38:22 PM

Kathy L. Clark
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Big congrats on your really cool finalist Linda.

3/27/2009 5:57:27 AM

Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations Linda. Love the High Key effect!

3/27/2009 8:37:15 AM

Linda Blair
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A beautiful birthday wish and the high key...congrats on finalist!!!!!!!!

3/27/2009 2:47:00 PM

Sam Britt
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Congratulations, Linda!

3/28/2009 3:08:10 PM

Roger Fry
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Looks like a photo of a drawing ?

4/10/2009 9:52:42 PM

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