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Originally submitted to Details & Macro, resubmitted to Flowers category July 2010
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Melissa Gurdus
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    Dynamic and eye catching macro with the dazzling red petals seeming to pop right out of the frame, Sam!! Great job with this shot!!


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5/30/2009 7:08:12 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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Amazing macro work with beautiful color, Sam!!


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5/30/2009 7:15:51 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Gorgeous bright colours and SF. Beautifully done, Sam.


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5/30/2009 8:02:30 AM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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Sam, this is a beauty with great color and DOF.


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5/30/2009 8:03:06 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Very Pretty! Great colors too!!


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5/30/2009 9:05:06 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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A stunning floral Sam!! Lovely colors,
wonderful use of focus, great DoF.


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5/30/2009 9:12:00 AM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Gorgeous and colorful macro Sam! A beauty!


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5/30/2009 9:35:52 AM

 
Janet McNeil
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Beautiful colorful macro that does seem to pop right off the screen!!!


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5/30/2009 10:36:44 AM

 
Janet Daniel
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I always love your florals, Sam! Beautiful close up with wonderful color!


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5/30/2009 11:35:26 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Beautiful shot, Sam!!! :-) k


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5/30/2009 11:41:55 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Beautiful macro, color and DOF, Sam!!!


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5/30/2009 12:09:11 PM

 
Anita Hogue
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A really stunning macro, Sam!


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5/30/2009 12:49:33 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Wow- awesome composition and colors.


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5/30/2009 1:25:33 PM

 
Ron McEwan
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A big WOW! here Sam, I went back over your gallery, boy I have missed some great work of yours, all look so wonderful, a real treat for the eyes and soul.


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5/30/2009 2:37:27 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Wow 2 Sam! This is a real example of a macro to the max! Wonderful work!


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5/30/2009 4:00:09 PM

 
Julie Burnett
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Terrific macro, Sam. Your angle really showcases the complexity of the petals, rarely seen!!


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5/30/2009 4:01:52 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Thanks Melissa, Judy, Tammy, Marcel, Shelly, Pamela, Rolan, Janet, Kitty, Carol S, Anita, Carol F, Ron, Julianne & Julie!


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5/30/2009 6:00:30 PM

 
Christina N. Seuser
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Amazing macro with terrific DOF, color and detail!


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5/30/2009 6:17:26 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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You have a ay with the flowers!! Awesome~


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5/30/2009 7:32:10 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Thanks Christina & Tammy!


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5/30/2009 8:00:50 PM

 
Gina Cormier
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Awesome macro with wonderful color and detail!!!


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5/31/2009 4:44:05 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz  

Beautiful Colours!!!!!!!!!
Great details and light!
Awesome shot, Sam!


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5/31/2009 6:54:06 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Thanks Gina & Eugenio!


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5/31/2009 7:04:56 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Sam- What an excellent use of pov and getting that awesome dof. I love the look that you came up with for this. Beautiful textures, love the brilliant blue background, and the vived red of the flowers.
Creative work my friend.
Have a wonderful day, take care.


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5/31/2009 8:55:22 AM

 
Ken Jarvis
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Amazing macro, Samantha!


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5/31/2009 2:51:15 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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INCREDIBLE dof, focus, colors, & comp here, Sam!!! Amazing work, as usual!!!


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5/31/2009 3:19:31 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Love the pov and dof on this beauty, Sam!


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5/31/2009 5:42:12 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Thank you Frank, Ken, Patrick & Ellen!


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5/31/2009 6:07:04 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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This is one fantastic macro...terrific focus and DOF!


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5/31/2009 6:48:56 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Thanks Tammy!


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5/31/2009 7:38:43 PM

 
Tammy D. Ferren
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Beautiful! Love the details, colors and pov on this Samantha!


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6/1/2009 8:30:17 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is so BEAUTIFUL, Sam! Your DOF, POV, colors, lighting, details and composition are fantastic. Gorgeous image!! Deb


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6/2/2009 8:52:37 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Thank you Tammy & Deb!


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6/2/2009 7:31:17 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Terrrific colors, perspective, and DOF, Sam.


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7/30/2010 5:15:37 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Very nice Sam! Congratulations on your finalist!!!


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8/13/2010 6:41:39 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Thanks Leslie & Donna!


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8/13/2010 6:47:15 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Wonderful selective focus and great lines, Sam. Congratulations on the finalist and good luck in the next round.


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8/13/2010 8:52:16 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Sam!

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8/14/2010 5:24:57 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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wonderful finalist, congratulations!


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8/14/2010 6:49:04 AM

 
Marilyn Cornwell
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Congratulations! This is a wonderful Finalist - so glad you resubmitted!!!


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8/14/2010 9:15:12 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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stunning finalist,Sam, congratulations!!!


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8/14/2010 1:15:28 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)


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8/14/2010 2:08:34 PM

 
Sharon 
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Brilliant, Sam!!! Congratulations on another beautiful finalist and all the best in the next round!


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8/14/2010 5:59:59 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your beautiful winner, Sam.


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8/16/2010 2:33:23 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations on your win!


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8/16/2010 2:37:23 PM

 
Susan Candelario
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Big Congratz & well deserved, Sam!


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8/16/2010 2:48:15 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Big congratulations on this wonderful winner Sam!!!


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8/16/2010 2:57:54 PM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Congratulations Sam!!!


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8/16/2010 3:08:09 PM

 
Sharon 
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Whooooooo Hooooooooooo!!! WTG, Sam! HUGE congratulations on your well deserved SECOND PLACE WIN!!!


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8/16/2010 3:18:00 PM

 

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A Very Big Congratulations to you Sam on your outstanding 2nd Place Gold award. A very deserving win for an outstanding photo. Well done. And thank you always for your nice comments on my images.

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8/16/2010 3:19:20 PM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulations on your win, Sam -- wonderful use of DOF!


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8/16/2010 3:27:45 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Sam on your beautiful win!


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8/16/2010 3:30:19 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Fantastic July Winner, Sam! :-) k


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8/16/2010 3:43:19 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Sam, CONGRATULATIIONS on this incredible WINNER! WTG, my friend!


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8/16/2010 3:46:02 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats on the WIN!


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8/16/2010 3:54:31 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Congratulations on your beautiful winning image, Sam!


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8/16/2010 4:04:52 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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VERRRy impressive shot, Sam!! Big congratulations on your win!!


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8/16/2010 4:05:53 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving
SECOND PLACE WINNER! 8o)


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8/16/2010 4:14:35 PM

 
Anita Hogue
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A fantastic image, Sam!

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S on your win!


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8/16/2010 4:22:13 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Your resubmit paid off, Sam! Hardy congrats on this wonderful winner!
Debby


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8/16/2010 4:22:51 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Congratulations on your win, Sam!


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8/16/2010 4:45:24 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats :)


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8/16/2010 5:02:41 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Big congratulations on your awesome winner,Sam!!!:-)


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8/16/2010 5:07:31 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great shot!!! Big congrats on your win!


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8/16/2010 5:18:29 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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WTG, Sam! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER! Deb


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8/16/2010 5:23:13 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS Sam!


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8/16/2010 5:26:17 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!!


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8/16/2010 5:38:42 PM

 
Melissa McCabe
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So eye catching! Nicely done Sam, congrats : ) -mm


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8/16/2010 5:55:25 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Thanks everyone! This was definitely a surprise.


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8/16/2010 6:11:01 PM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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Good on you, Sam! :)
Steve


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8/16/2010 6:33:04 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your beautiful win, Sam!


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8/16/2010 7:28:47 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Wonderful macro with great comp Sam - congrats on your win!


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8/16/2010 8:27:59 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats on your fabulous win, Sam!!!


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8/16/2010 8:40:11 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Huge CONGRATZ on your Second Place Gold win, Sam. WTG!

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8/16/2010 10:49:04 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Samantha.


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8/16/2010 10:49:40 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Outstanding Sam! Congratulations!


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8/17/2010 2:36:21 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your gorgeous winner!


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8/17/2010 4:47:09 AM

 
Sandy Stigliano
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Congrats Sam, looks 3D!


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8/17/2010 5:05:20 AM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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Wonderful Sam! Congratulations on your win!


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8/17/2010 5:15:44 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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What a beautiful look at the tips of these flowers. Congratulations on the Second Place Win my friend. Way to go.


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8/17/2010 5:48:04 AM

 
Gina Cormier
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CONGRATULATIONS SAM ON THIS BEAUTY!!!!!


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8/17/2010 6:15:10 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! !


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8/17/2010 6:33:14 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulation to you, Sam, on the gold win!


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8/17/2010 9:27:10 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful!! Congrats!


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8/17/2010 12:20:27 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Huge congrats on your well deserved Gold win, Sam!


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8/17/2010 8:20:47 PM

 
Valentin M. Armianu
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Amazing winner!!! Congratulations Sam!!


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8/17/2010 9:10:34 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Congratulations on your terrific win Sam.


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8/17/2010 11:56:28 PM

 
anonymous 
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Congratulations Sam on your awesome winning image!


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8/18/2010 6:35:11 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations on your WINNER Sam!! Beautiful image with a very interesting POV and DOF!


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8/18/2010 10:00:40 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Big congratulations on your excellent win Sam!


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8/18/2010 9:55:16 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Sam, for your winner.


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8/19/2010 11:19:15 AM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on this fantastic win Sam!


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8/19/2010 5:12:18 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WHOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE congrats on your BEAUTIFUL Win!!!


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8/20/2010 7:43:22 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your winner!


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8/20/2010 4:42:57 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Terrific DOF and color in this fantastic Second Place win! Congratulations, Sam!


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8/21/2010 8:12:01 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Great color and selective focus Sam. Congrats.


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8/24/2010 5:28:35 PM

 
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