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Crown Cranes
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A Pair of Crown Cranes
A Pair of Crown Cranes
© Laurie A. Rubin
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Bobby R. Strange
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    Great shot, Laurie! Love the lighting and composition! :)

6/21/2009 7:02:45 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Beautiful details that looks very vivid with the black contrast...

6/21/2009 7:10:42 PM

 
Ann H. Belus
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Awesome capture, Laurie; love the contrast of the yellow crowns with the black background!

6/21/2009 7:23:11 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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fantasic

6/21/2009 7:36:04 PM

 
Emily Cook
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Superb Laurie!

6/21/2009 9:07:57 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Absolutely beautiful!

6/21/2009 9:21:33 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Wow! Outstanding. Congrats in advance Laurie. We will see this again for sure.

6/21/2009 9:22:34 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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FANTASTIC ANIMAL PORTRAIT, Laurie. Awesome light and details. Faved. Hope to see this get Golden!

Usman.

6/21/2009 11:51:45 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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WOW, this looks like a velvet painting...awesome work... 8o)

6/22/2009 5:00:43 AM

 
A P
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OK this is so funny. I was in your Webinar today and looked through your gallery when it finished (as I remember emailing you once and putting 2+2 together) I saw this capture and couldn't believe how incredible it was. (sorry sometimes I only look and don't leave a comment) And here it is again...right where it should be. Best of luck in the next round, Laurie. I think it deserves to be there for sure!!! Just AWESOME girl.

7/21/2009 5:00:01 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Laurie, this is fantastic, fabulous, and stunning!

Congratulations on your finalists!
Debby

7/21/2009 5:34:23 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Congrats Laurie. Sherran

7/21/2009 5:40:35 PM

 
Robin R.
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Beautiful. Congrats.

7/21/2009 6:48:10 PM

 
Kelly S. Cavanaugh
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Excellent image, Laurie! Congratulations!

7/21/2009 9:18:26 PM

 
Sandra J. Anderson

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Beautiful image Laurie. Congratulations on your finalist.

7/22/2009 12:54:31 AM

 
Liz Bullock
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Congrats!

7/22/2009 7:57:01 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Just as expected, Laurie. CONGRATULATIONS on a lovely Finalist.

UB.

7/22/2009 8:26:05 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Congratulations....this is gorgeous work!!!!!

7/22/2009 10:45:37 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Winner! CONGRATULATIONS :)!

7/22/2009 10:46:07 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Wow Just as fast as I said it it became gold No kiddin!!! Congratulations again!

7/22/2009 11:06:30 AM

 
A P
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I'M THRILLED AS THIS DESERVES THE FIRST PLACE WIN. CONGRATULATIONS LAURIE

7/22/2009 11:19:02 AM

 
Sharon F. Morris
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Congrats Laurie. Beautiful capture and DA Work.

7/22/2009 11:27:49 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your 1st place...fabulous

7/22/2009 11:49:18 AM

 
Pranay Koka
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excellent shot congrats on ur win!

7/22/2009 11:50:49 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGTARULASTIONS on this amazing WINNER, Laurie!!!

7/22/2009 12:27:03 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats, Laurie for your gold.

7/22/2009 12:35:42 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Simply fantastic!! Big congratulations Laurie!!

7/22/2009 12:42:41 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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A gorgeous First Place winning image Laurie! Congratulations!

7/22/2009 12:58:42 PM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Just outstanding, Laurie. Huge congrats on this wonderful First Place Gold.

7/22/2009 1:07:29 PM

 
Kelly S. Cavanaugh
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Congratulations on your amazing First Place Win, Laurie!

7/22/2009 3:02:07 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Laurie on your stunning First Place Win!

7/22/2009 3:07:13 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Fantastic Winner, Laurie!
Congratulations!
~♥~

7/22/2009 4:53:36 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING Winner!!!
AMAZING work here!!!
WTG!

7/22/2009 5:32:30 PM

 
Susan M. Carter

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Congratulations, this is lovely.

7/22/2009 5:39:45 PM

 
Laurie A. Rubin
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Thanks everyone for your comments :-)

7/22/2009 11:04:22 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Just as expected, Laurie! Glad to see this win First Place!

UB.

7/23/2009 12:58:09 AM

 
Maria Coulson
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Laurie, this is outstanding. Congratulations.

7/23/2009 8:01:00 AM

 
Theresa Marie Jones
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BRAVO! GREAT JOB!

7/23/2009 11:44:28 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Stunning! Congrats!

7/23/2009 6:13:45 PM

 
Abdullah Al Hussayen
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Congratulations to win work deserves recognition

7/23/2009 10:38:12 PM

 
Deborah A. Ciullo
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Outstanding shot Laurie!!! Congratulations on your First Place Win!!!

7/24/2009 7:02:06 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Fantastic image, Laurie! Congratulations on your win!

7/24/2009 7:39:50 AM

 
Anita Tykwinski
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Congrats on your win of this stunning capture.

7/24/2009 8:00:05 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations on your beautiful winner Laurie!!

7/25/2009 11:44:48 AM

 
Ann H. Belus
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Congratulations, Laurie!

7/25/2009 1:27:01 PM

 
Nick Lagos
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A very well crafted and executed image Laurie...very deserving of your big win...congrats to you

7/29/2009 7:08:52 AM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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Beautifully done....great image of a beautiful bird!....Congratulations on a well deserved win....

8/1/2009 7:12:35 AM

 
Anne McKinnell
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Congratulations Laurie, on your spectacular winner!! I love the black on black and how you managed to get so much detail in the black part of the cranes. Great job!!

8/4/2009 9:15:20 AM

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


Dominick

11/15/2009 4:44:59 AM

 
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