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Land of the Free
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Land of the Free
Land of the Free
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This is the view as you come into our neighborhood in Palmer, Alaska. Slight gaussian blur applied in PSCS3.
*Nature & Landscapes*
05-25-09

© Carrie M. Groseclose
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Tammy M. Anderson
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    Absolutely gprgeous, Carrie. Perfect light and colors.

5/25/2009 10:11:21 AM

 
jeff crosier
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Beautiful image Carrie!!!!

5/25/2009 10:13:09 AM

 
Susan Weisensel
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Knock my socks off, this is gorgeous.

5/25/2009 10:33:31 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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A WINNER for me Carrie! FABULOUS light and wonderful scene...

5/25/2009 10:55:04 AM

 
Randy A. Baumhover
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Excellent image! RB

5/25/2009 11:04:39 AM

 
Melissa A. Olsen
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OMG...this is fantastic and looks like an easy winner to me.

5/25/2009 11:54:45 AM

 
Clyde P. Smith
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Wow! Wonderful clarity, details and comp Carrie.

5/25/2009 3:25:34 PM

 
Mike Clime
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Beautiful scenery, wonderful comp and awesome lighting!

5/25/2009 3:31:53 PM

 
John E. Steinway
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Beautiful capture Carrie. Looking forward to visiting Alaska in 3 weeks.

5/25/2009 4:41:01 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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INCREDIBLE shot, Carrie! Wowzaaa! What a gorgeous contrast with the blazing orange trees and the snow capped mountains...then there's the matter of that awesome grain barn! We should see this one again!

5/25/2009 5:20:06 PM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Gorgeous picture and effect :)

5/25/2009 5:50:31 PM

 
Joanna Madloch
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Absolutely incredible, you left me speechless.

5/25/2009 6:15:24 PM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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Thank you so much everyone for your very kind comments! I truly appreciate them!

5/25/2009 8:34:20 PM

 
cheryl m. phillips
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SO pretty!
~cheryl

5/26/2009 9:05:29 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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OMGosh, I wanna be THERE! WOW, what a beautiful area you live in... and you have captured it perfectly... wow 8o)

5/26/2009 9:44:47 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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A gorgeous image, wonderful color.

5/26/2009 11:30:15 AM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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Thank you so much Cheryl, NancyJ, and Dianna!

5/26/2009 11:46:01 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Perfectly and completely gorgeous!

5/26/2009 4:19:31 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Gorgeous capture, wonderful colors and lighting Carrie!

5/26/2009 10:17:16 PM

 
Alfonso Garcia
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Excellent , Wonderful Image
Alfonso

6/18/2009 3:03:02 AM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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Thank you so much Eugenio, Rolan, and Alfonso!

6/18/2009 9:46:11 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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BEAUTIFUL!!!
Congratulations on
this fabulous finalist!!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~

6/19/2009 4:12:04 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Yeah Carrie! Congratulations on your fine entry/finalist.

6/19/2009 4:19:02 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Oh YES!!!! congratulations on this beauty :)))

6/19/2009 4:24:04 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Huge congrats on your fantastic finalist, Carrie!

6/19/2009 5:56:27 PM

 
Clyde P. Smith
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Congratulations on an amazing Finalist Carrie!

6/19/2009 6:37:47 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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No surprise here! Awesome finalist, Carrie!

6/19/2009 7:39:57 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Beautiful Carrie! Congratulations on your finalist!

6/19/2009 9:06:09 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Huge Congratulations on this STUNNING finalist! AMAZING work and well done.

6/19/2009 9:53:47 PM

 
Kim  Kleinschmidt
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Carrie!

6/19/2009 10:00:27 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist Carrie!!

6/19/2009 10:21:49 PM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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Thank you SO much everyone! I truly appreciate you taking the time to comment!!

6/19/2009 10:57:50 PM

 
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 FINALIST. 8o)

6/20/2009 7:26:08 AM

 
M.Christine Duncan
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wow... incredible light captured here!!! congrats on this superb finalist!

6/20/2009 8:18:29 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Wonderful landscape image, Carrie. CONGRATS on the Finalist Award!!

Usman.

6/20/2009 10:34:13 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Congrats on this beautiful image!

6/20/2009 11:10:17 PM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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Thank you so much NancyJ, Christine, Usman, and Liz!

6/20/2009 11:31:01 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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I KNEW IT!!!!!!!!!!!! Big congrats on this fabulous winner :)))))

6/22/2009 12:25:09 PM

 
Katherine Kuhn
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Congratulations on this pristine winner!

6/22/2009 12:46:33 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Carrie on your beautiful win!

6/22/2009 3:03:21 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your win!!!! Beautiful Carrie!

6/22/2009 4:51:45 PM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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THANK YOU so much Daniella, Katherine, Jessica, and Donna! I am so excited - this is my first Gold, YAY!!!

6/22/2009 4:53:56 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Huge congratulations on your gorgeous winner Carrie!

6/22/2009 6:10:15 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Congratulations Carrie on your superb Winner!!!

6/23/2009 2:08:54 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your win...fantastic...i would be late getting home everyday if I had to pass this

6/23/2009 5:25:00 AM

 
Kim  Kleinschmidt
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CONGRATULATIONS on your winner Carrie!
This is outstanding!

6/23/2009 6:57:37 AM

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

6/23/2009 7:10:39 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATS on the Second Place Win, Carrie!!

Usman.

6/23/2009 10:46:23 AM

 
Dave Montero
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Absolutely beautiful Carrie. Congratulations!!!

6/23/2009 4:34:39 PM

 
Joao Martinho
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Minimal and beautiful! Great winner

6/24/2009 5:50:18 AM

 
Alfonso Garcia
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Congratuletions !
Alfonso

6/25/2009 5:30:25 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Carrie -- Outstanding. Huge congrats on this well deserved win.

6/26/2009 6:22:15 AM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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Thank you so much Rolan, Betsy, Cathy, Kim, NancyJ,
Usman, Dave, Joao, Alfonso, and Mary Beth! I truly appreciate your kind comments!!

6/26/2009 10:51:58 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Carrie, congratulations on this gorgeous winner.

6/28/2009 10:34:28 AM

 
Lydia Williams
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WOW! Congratulations Carrie..so crisp and clean looking! Great shot!

6/29/2009 10:40:30 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Carrie on your Win!!!


Dominick

8/19/2009 4:50:30 AM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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Thank you so much Mitch, Lydia, and Dominick!

8/19/2009 10:08:19 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Congratulations on your amazing winner Carrie!!!

8/19/2009 11:26:41 PM

 
Kelly S. Cavanaugh
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How could I miss this one! Instant fav for me! Amazing scenery and fantastic colors and composition, Carrie! Congratulations!

8/22/2009 2:49:15 PM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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Thank you so much Betsy and Kelly!!

8/22/2009 9:59:49 PM

 
Songbird Cline
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stunning!! We saw this in the summer.. my son lives in Chugiak and we were in Palmer all the time! What a gorgeous area !

10/8/2009 8:16:27 AM

 
Jean Lechleiter
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Wow this is fantastic scenery, superbly captured! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

11/1/2009 8:42:55 PM

 
Jeffrey Bergman
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You live in such a beautiful place...have any room for a neighbor?

11/20/2009 6:21:12 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Wow, this is beautiful! My hubby is in the US Army....been over 20 now! He loves it!! Thanks for the nice comments!!

2/22/2010 3:04:57 PM

 
Iris Greenwell
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beautiful!

8/8/2010 4:15:47 PM

 
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