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Breeze

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Breeze
Breeze
I took this in a farmhouse at the Living History Farms in Iowa on a day that was as pleasant as the title suggests.
Resubmitted 11/16/2010
Category: Monthly Theme (Vintage)

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Linda D. Lester
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    Beautiful shot....feel the breeze!!!


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8/13/2009 5:08:33 AM

 
Shirley Sicurello
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Artistically done, nostalgic.


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8/13/2009 5:21:37 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Very pleasant and just Beautiful Nikki :0)


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8/13/2009 5:30:24 AM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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Splendid capture!!


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8/13/2009 5:55:55 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Reminds of a summer morning when I was a child. Love it, Nikki. So well done.


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8/13/2009 6:34:48 AM

 
Val Feldman
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Sunlight falling on the coverlet, a soft breeze thru the lace curtains...what a wonderful emotional mood this captures, Nikki. Splendidly captured!


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8/13/2009 6:53:40 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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Wonderfully captured.


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8/13/2009 7:10:29 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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What a beautifully captured moment, Nikki!


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8/13/2009 7:27:18 AM

 
Debra K. Johnson
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Love it!


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8/13/2009 7:49:40 AM

 
Julianna J. Collett
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Love this Nikki - BW is prefect!


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8/13/2009 8:51:37 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Wonderful! it feels warm Nikki, the tone is great :)))


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8/13/2009 10:41:33 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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LOVE it...right into my favs! The wistful nostalgia jumps right out of the monitor! Superbly captured!


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8/13/2009 10:54:30 AM

 
Mike Clime
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I recognized this from the mini! Was wondering when you were going to post some. Nicely done!


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8/13/2009 12:18:24 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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I just love this Nikki, great composition and love it in b/w

jo ann c.


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8/13/2009 4:50:44 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Into Favorites!


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8/13/2009 5:25:04 PM

 
Jayne Martin  

Into my favorites as well!! I love EVERYTHING about this!


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8/13/2009 7:36:01 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Wonderful image!!!


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8/13/2009 7:40:48 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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Beautiful, Nikki!! Sure reminds me of my grandmother's house!! Brings back some very warm and wonderful memories!


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8/13/2009 10:13:55 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Well the response to this entry is bringing some very warm and wonderful feelings to me -- thank you all so very much. I was worried that this version was too dark but maybe it's not :) I even got a couple of personal e-mails from friends who had commented here in the thread but wanted to make sure I knew they REALLY liked the image -- means a lot when that happens. One of those friends is Mel and she shared an original poem which she said I could share with you as I liked it so much.

As I Sat Upon My Day Bed
The Breeze Began to Blow
Chasing Away The Cobwebs
And Urging Me to Go

I like the idea that the outdoors is beckoning through that open window. Thanks, Mel.


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8/14/2009 6:32:20 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Oh, I love this too Nikki! It has such a nostalgic feel! Wonderful details and action, I can just feel the breeze!


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8/14/2009 8:56:43 AM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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click the button to see a larger version and read about my personal favorite’s pick monthly award


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8/15/2009 6:36:28 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Agree about the nostalgia. Excellent mood in this, Nikki!


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8/15/2009 6:54:28 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Oh, nice, nice, nice, nice (I guess it's clear I like it) nice, nice . . . . . . . .


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8/15/2009 10:05:08 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Fantastic! What great textures, lines and mood! Wonderful capture, Nikki! Another fave for me!


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8/15/2009 11:35:44 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Added it to my favs! I can just picture myself sitting on the bed looking out that window. Wonderfully captured Nikki!


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8/15/2009 5:24:01 PM

 
Jayne Martin  

Sometimes dark is good, Nikki!! It's perfect.


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8/15/2009 10:15:59 PM

 
Jayne Martin  

Me again!! LOL One more question...The wallpaper..velvet? You know how I bought my parent's home -- that same pattern is in the master bathroom; it's very gauche, but I don't have the heart to rip it down!! black and gold velvet...The 70's called, they want their paper back.........LOL


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8/16/2009 12:36:34 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Love it.. nostalgic, thoughtful, serene!


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8/16/2009 11:43:18 AM

 
Marvin H. Gohlke Jr.
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Nikki, no pun intended, this photo just "blows me away". Reminds me of an Andrew Wyeth painting, which I am very fond of. Wonderful inspiring shot!


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8/26/2009 7:47:44 PM

 
Joy Rector
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simply gorgeous


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9/3/2009 12:14:32 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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My monthly favorite of yours, Nikki. Probably one of my all-time favorites of yours--and there are many to compete for that honor. :)


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9/7/2009 12:36:23 PM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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This has so much charm! Love the light tones and shadows, the movement and the textures. Cool and breezy!


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9/7/2009 10:05:58 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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The patterns in this image are fantastic, from the walls, to the lace, to the bedspread... Great, 'bygone era' feeling to this capture, Nikki!


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9/16/2009 6:53:41 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Excellent B&W which emanates great mood and wonderful design, beautiful light too. The title is perfect Nikki! Good luck with your fav.

UB.


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9/16/2009 7:32:30 PM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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This is an enticing shot, Nikki. I am so happy it is in the favs link. My other note above says what I still feel!


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9/18/2009 8:49:07 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Now, I love how well that Finalist badge matches the tones of the image... ;) Congratulations!


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9/19/2009 9:53:20 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Congratulations Nikki!!!


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9/19/2009 10:29:15 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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huge congrats on your finalist!!!


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9/19/2009 11:05:46 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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YAYYYYYY!!! Loved this one before and still do!!! Huge congratulations Nikki!!!


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9/20/2009 12:29:51 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Already a favorite of mine. There is such a wonderful feeling in this picture. Love the B&W work too. Congratulations Nikki!


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9/20/2009 2:19:00 AM

 
Jean-Pierre Ducondi
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Congratulations - Splendid image with a lot of great feelings.
JP


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9/20/2009 5:48:20 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on another beautiful finalist, Nikki. Way to go.


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9/20/2009 6:22:08 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Big congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Nikki!!!


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9/20/2009 6:22:29 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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#1
Way to go Nikki!!!
Awesome finalist and I missed it
the first time around!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!

~J~


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9/20/2009 6:46:24 AM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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Congratulations Nikki on this outstanding Finalist. Loved it every since the first time I saw it. Best of luck to you in the next round


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9/20/2009 6:51:51 AM

 
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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9/20/2009 7:21:04 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Yeaaa, Nikki! Love this! CONGRATULATIONS!


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9/20/2009 7:21:50 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Wonderful finalist Nikki ~ I can almost feel the breeze .. great tones and detail too ~ congrats!


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9/20/2009 8:21:24 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Outstanding finalist, Nikki!! Congratulations!!!


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9/20/2009 8:34:32 AM

 
Clyde P. Smith
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Congratulations on an amazing Finalsit Nikki!


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9/20/2009 9:38:02 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Just had to be a finalist. Crossing all things crossable for you in the next round on this one.


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9/20/2009 10:54:46 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Beautiful Nikki!!! Congratulations!!!


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9/20/2009 12:58:41 PM

 
Angie M. Davis
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Congrats Nikki!!! This is wonderful!


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9/20/2009 1:16:31 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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A WONDERFUL photograph I have always loved. I'm so happy to see the silver badge next to it. Congratulations, Nikki!!!
Cesar


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9/20/2009 1:46:19 PM

 
Valentin M. Armianu
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Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist!Amazing Photo!!


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9/20/2009 3:10:53 PM

 
Rolando Rosito
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Congratulations Nikki, beautiful finalist!!


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9/20/2009 4:01:14 PM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Congrats big time Nikki on a wonderful finalist.....WTG....whooooooo hoooo


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9/20/2009 6:28:22 PM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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This is so beautifully done in B/W. Congratulations on your finalist, Nikki!


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9/20/2009 7:26:59 PM

 
Jayne Martin  

Congratulations, Nikki!! And I expect to congratulate you one more time on this beauty!!! My favorite for sure!! Thanks for congratulating Laney. Go figure, 1st time she submits and snags one!! It took me 8 months - I think!! She was so excited the vein in her forehead popped out!! LOL


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9/20/2009 8:59:33 PM

 
Amalia Sylvia Ms Arriaga Salinas
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Big Congratulations Nikki!,
Amalia


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9/20/2009 10:42:34 PM

 
Antonio Amen
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Excellent light control, well done. Regards
António


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9/21/2009 2:52:57 AM

 
Antonio Amen
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Excellent light control, well done. Regards
António


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9/21/2009 2:52:58 AM

 
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A beautiful black and white with so much simple elegance. Congratulations on the Finalist my friend.


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9/21/2009 9:31:19 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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We all knew this would be a winner! Big congrats on this and all your finalists, Nikki!


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9/21/2009 9:58:36 AM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats, Nikki!


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9/21/2009 1:42:17 PM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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Nikki, I love all the wonderful patterns in this image! Beautiful and I hope you do wonderfully in the next round!


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9/21/2009 7:39:30 PM

 
Christine Czernin
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This is a wonderful picture,Nikki.
I can feel the breeze,the calmness in this room.
Many congrats on all yor finalists, but this is my fav.


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9/22/2009 12:19:41 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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If a photo speaks to you is a wonderful photo and this has so much lovely feelings :))) Is great to see this again Nikki! congrats and good luck next...


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9/22/2009 9:02:36 AM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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This is a fabulous capture and deserves a finalist....good luck in the next round!


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9/22/2009 11:58:00 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this great finalist Nikki, I sooo love this!

jo ann c.


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9/22/2009 12:25:36 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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I know how much you LOVE this one Nikki... Makes it extra special that the judges do too... Congratulations on this wonderful finalist.. Good luck!


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9/22/2009 2:11:35 PM

 
Marvin H. Gohlke Jr.
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Great finalist, Nikki, this one really grabbed me the first time I saw it. Good luck, it's a winner in my books!


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9/22/2009 6:38:56 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations, Nikki!


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9/22/2009 6:58:04 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Congrats on your 101 favorites win.. :-)


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9/22/2009 7:45:13 PM

 
Susana Heide
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This transports me to distant yesterdays where life was about simplicity, hard work and wholesome pleasures... I am so glad to see this win the 101 monthly favorites Nikki! A wonderful capture to remind us of times past and fill us with nostalgia :o) And I'm not even sure I was around back then but I can definitely get a feel for that time through this image :o) CONGRATULATIONS!!


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9/22/2009 10:35:53 PM

 
Dr Silly
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Congratulations Nikki on your 101 monthly Favorite win. :O)


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9/23/2009 12:48:15 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Many congrats on your 101 fav award Nikki ~ well-deserved.. now all we need to see is a gold button under it :)


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9/23/2009 1:53:13 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist and favorite contest award at PG 101. WTG Nikki!!!


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9/23/2009 11:04:52 AM

 
Jayne Martin  

This is still my favorite!!


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9/24/2009 3:37:39 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!! WTG :0)


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10/1/2009 8:59:24 PM

 
Paul Goodman
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Wonderful capture!! Love it! congrats!


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11/28/2009 6:02:07 PM

 
Erika  Haight
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I dont know how on EARTH I missed this NIKKI! A definite favorite for me! LOVE IT!


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1/20/2010 9:04:58 PM

 
Amanda D. Austwick
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NIkki, What a Beautiful capture and title. I live rurally, so when I was a home health nurse, I used to see hoses like this a lot for the old timers, but none as pristine as this. CONGRATULATIONS!


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2/23/2010 4:53:19 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Marvelous composition, Nikki! Wonderful nostalgic image with beautiful tones and textures and lovely dappled light. Reminds me of my grandmother's house. Beautiful work!


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11/17/2010 8:52:19 PM

 
Jean-Pierre Ducondi
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Big congrats on this very charming capture. Beautiful work Nikki.
JP


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11/18/2010 6:12:53 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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I'm always glad to see this again, Nikki. It is so lovely in its simplicity


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11/18/2010 8:07:33 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Nikki.


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11/19/2010 5:21:44 AM

 
Karen Celella
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Huge congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Nikki. But it is obvious by reading this thread that it by far a first place winner! A bigger congratulations to you for touching so many hearts.


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11/20/2010 6:12:47 PM

 
Muriel Jackson
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Beautiful Nikki! Many Congratulations!


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11/22/2010 6:27:38 AM

 
Salwa  Afef
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So beautiful lighting and shadow ,congratulation on your wonderful work .


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11/28/2010 9:34:38 AM

 
Susan J. Allen
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What a creative capture, Nikki--I feel like I was transported 50 years back and can almost feel the breeze!


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12/2/2010 5:42:11 AM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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Beautiful :) Sorry I have missed so many of your wonderful images, Nikki!


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12/4/2010 8:37:24 AM

 
Marilyn Cornwell
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Nikki!


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12/13/2010 1:15:57 PM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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How great to see this getting finalist, Nikki! Hope you do great with it in the next round! :D


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12/13/2010 1:38:37 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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I am so happy to see this again, Nikki! Superb in every way. MANY CONGRATULATIONS on your outstanding Finalist - Hope to see Gold!


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12/13/2010 2:27:35 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great comp and treatment. Congratulations.


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12/13/2010 2:57:20 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on this wonderful finalist Nikki!


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12/13/2010 3:09:26 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Fingers crossed...! (I gather this one made Finalist on the resub, too!)


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12/13/2010 3:15:54 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Thank you Marilyn, Jean, Rona, Randy, Phyllis and Chris -- and everyone else who has been so generous with their comments on this personal favorite. Yes, Chris, it did final again (I tried one last month and it did not so I know Finalist is not automatic on a resubmission). I do think this one has something special and, as I said, I just could not resist the fit with the Vintage theme.


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12/13/2010 3:22:32 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Wonderful tones and capture Nikki!! Congratulations!


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12/13/2010 4:03:33 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Always loved this image! Congrats!!! I hope it goes on to win :-)


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12/13/2010 5:35:41 PM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Congrats Nikki wonderful image :-)


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12/13/2010 5:56:18 PM

 
Amanda D. Austwick
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Jut Love this Nikki! Congratulations on your Finalist@ Hope to see this one again:)


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12/13/2010 5:57:55 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Nice idea to resubmit this finalist...hope to see gold on it soon! Congrats, Nikki!


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12/13/2010 6:21:51 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Destined for gold, I hope...an incredibly beautiful and evocative image, Nikki...congratulations on the double finalist :)


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12/13/2010 8:15:37 PM

 
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Gorgeous interpretation of the monthly theme!


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12/13/2010 8:58:39 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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CONGRATZ Nikki. A winner on its way. Good luck!

UB.


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12/13/2010 11:28:08 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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12/14/2010 2:20:06 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Wonderful tones and presentation Nikki - looks like gold to me!


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12/14/2010 2:57:50 AM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on this Wonderful Finalist image, Nikki!


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12/14/2010 7:11:05 AM

 
Christine Czernin
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Congratulations, Nikki. Such a charming capture, one would like to spend some time there,feeling a cool breeze on a summer day.


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12/14/2010 7:35:30 AM

 
Clyde P. Smith
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Stunning B&W Nikki. Wonderful details, light and shadows. Congratulations on your Finalist. Good luck in the next round.


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12/14/2010 8:59:34 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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:-)


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12/14/2010 9:02:32 AM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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Wow, Nikki! Another judges comment on this beauty too! They are loving your shots as well they should! Hope we see this with a big gold badge!!


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12/14/2010 1:42:53 PM

 
Karen Celella
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This one is ready for the gold, Nikki! Congratulations on your finalist and I look forward to seeing it on the winning page. It is PERFECT for the vintage theme!


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12/14/2010 2:45:41 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist Nikki, a beautiful image!


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12/14/2010 3:43:27 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats on this Excellent Finalist Nikki!! Jeff


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12/14/2010 4:39:39 PM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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Congratulations Nikki! This is a winner in my book. I hope it gets there!


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12/14/2010 5:26:19 PM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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I've always loved this photo, Nikki! Congratulations on your finalist!


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12/14/2010 8:59:35 PM

 
Susan J. Allen
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Congrats on your finalist, Nikki! It's a winner to me too!


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12/14/2010 9:41:04 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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suggestive and beautiful... congratulations!


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12/15/2010 2:16:19 AM

 
Carol Eade
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Beautifully done, Nikki, congratulations on your finalist!


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12/15/2010 5:41:01 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Congrats on this gold, too... :-)


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12/15/2010 7:35:39 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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WOOHOO!! Congratulations, Nikki!


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12/15/2010 7:36:02 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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YEAH!!! Congrats on your outstanding winner Nikki!


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12/15/2010 7:44:20 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Nikki on your fabulous win!


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12/15/2010 7:57:57 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Congratulations on both your wins, Nikki, but this always has been a favorite of mine! Delighted to see it in the winner's circle!


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12/15/2010 8:31:32 AM

 
Michele Peterson
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Nikki, this is your month!! Congratulations on this amazing photo winning gold. It is beautiful. I'd definitely biggie size it and hang it in your house if I were you!!


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12/15/2010 8:31:34 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Well done, Nikki. Congratulations.


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12/15/2010 8:44:00 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is so fabulous, Nikki! Huge congratulations on another BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! Deb


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12/15/2010 8:57:45 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Thank you all so very much for sharing my pleasure in this win with me. I don't get many favorites and this one had way more than any other image in my gallery so I knew it had broad appeal; that's the main reason I decided to give it another chance. I really have to share this win with everyone who has ever let me know -- in any way -- that they like the photo. And Michele, I have also had several 8x12's made for people and it does print up well. I'm sure I'll have one made for myself one of these days.
I'm smiling for sure :)


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12/15/2010 9:21:33 AM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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As I said to Michelle, I get up late so I'm always late commenting...but I am so happy to see this go GOLD, Nikki! It is such a marvelous image, as others have recognized, that I'm glad you persisted. One of my absolute favorites of yours! And what a fantastic month you have had - so well-deserved! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON ANOTHER OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!


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12/15/2010 9:35:00 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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As I said earlier "A winner on its way", Nikki. So happy for you!!

UB.


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12/15/2010 10:15:50 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Nikki on your Win # 2!!!


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12/15/2010 11:22:10 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your gorgeous win!!!


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12/15/2010 11:24:02 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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"Breeze" is a sparkler of a word, Nikki, and this is also a gorgeous photo of the shimmering, gossamer (two of my favorite words) curtain. It's also a very well deserved fantastic winner!


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12/15/2010 11:57:09 AM

 
Anita Hogue
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Congratulations on this fabulous winner, Nikki!


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12/15/2010 12:13:10 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Big congratulations on your sensational winner!


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12/15/2010 12:14:20 PM

 
Kathryn Love
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I love it, love it, love it! congratulations on this winner Nikki!

wonderful capture - perfect comp in my opinion! great work!


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12/15/2010 12:15:05 PM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Congratulations Nikki, it finally got its gold badge :-)


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12/15/2010 12:20:13 PM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your winner, Nikki!


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12/15/2010 12:58:34 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations on your well deserved Second place win.


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12/15/2010 1:20:31 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Superb capture, Nikki!!! This looks great in B&W! Congratulations!!!


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12/15/2010 1:46:32 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Big congratulations on another outstanding winner Nikki!!!!


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12/15/2010 3:30:47 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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PERFECT NIKKI!!!!
A Fantastic and Well Deserved WIN!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!

~J~


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12/15/2010 3:31:05 PM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Nikki!


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12/15/2010 3:49:34 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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BIG congratulations to you Nikki on this lovely winner!!!


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12/15/2010 3:58:10 PM

 
David Stegmeir
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A well deserved winner Nikki. I really love this image, it takes me back to my grandmothers house on a warm spring day.


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12/15/2010 4:40:17 PM

 
Lydia Williams
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Wow, this is wonderful, so glad you resubmitted this one..it sure fits the theme and brought me back in time...Congratulations!!


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12/15/2010 5:09:41 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Another beauty Nikki - congrats!


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12/15/2010 6:09:58 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Big Congrats on this second place winner, Nikki!


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12/15/2010 6:57:21 PM

 
Elaine Eastman
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I'm so happy to see this! It's been in my favorites a long time! Such a well-deserved win!


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12/15/2010 8:06:15 PM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Congratulations on another beaurtiful winner, Nikki!


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12/16/2010 4:08:16 AM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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WTG on this one, Nikki! Love it! Congratulations!


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12/16/2010 5:19:46 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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Congratulations


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12/16/2010 5:52:16 AM

 
Karen Celella
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I'm thrilled to see this with the winning gold, Nikki. It has touched so many and well deserves this honor!


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12/16/2010 7:36:33 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on this wonderful win too, Nikki! :-) k


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12/16/2010 12:55:52 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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WTG, Nikki! CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Winner! WTG!


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12/16/2010 1:23:17 PM

 
Carmody Baker
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This is beautiful!


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12/16/2010 3:23:03 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Big congrats on your outstanding second place win Nikki!


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12/16/2010 4:58:31 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Awesome Winning image, Nikki!


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12/16/2010 7:30:33 PM

 
Irene Colling
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This is like stepping into my grandmothers house.

Congratulations on your winning vintage image Niki.


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12/16/2010 8:18:37 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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What an amazing capture Nikki! Big congratulations on this fantastic Gold Winner!

jo ann c.


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12/17/2010 8:32:11 AM

 
Amanda J. Tanner
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Congratulation on this Beautiful Winner!


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12/17/2010 5:51:19 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Gorgeous Nikki!!!
CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN!!! WTG :)


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12/17/2010 7:44:16 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Nikki - Congratulations again!! - Mike


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12/18/2010 6:04:54 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your win Nikki, a remarkable image!


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12/21/2010 9:59:46 AM

 
Gina M. Savage
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Congrats, Nikki on this breathtaking win.


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1/5/2011 12:20:19 PM

 
Amanda D. Austwick
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Congratulations Nikki on this WONDERFUL GOLD WIN!!! This is one of my favorites!


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1/6/2011 4:16:51 PM

 
Brad Harding
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Love this shot Nikki congrats on the Gold. Excellent use of black and white.


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1/14/2011 12:19:18 PM

 
tony w. austin
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Just saw this and WOW... great image


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2/5/2011 12:15:58 PM

 
Daniel Ruf
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Excellent work...congrats on a winner.


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2/9/2011 8:32:29 AM

 
Ulysses A. Villamin
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Love the tone! Just a wonderful piece of work, Nikki! Congrats on the gold :)


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2/19/2011 8:52:11 AM

 
Jill Odice
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I love everything about this! You really have captured the wind with your camera! Simply beautiful :-)


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4/2/2011 10:33:04 AM

 
Errick L. Cameron
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This remains one of my favorites.


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8/5/2011 8:09:25 AM

 
Debbie Bray
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Very lovely image, Nikki!


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10/2/2011 3:11:55 AM

 
Kimber Wallwork-Heineman
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I am so far behind but congratulations on this excellent capture. I love it!


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Linda A. Braddock
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Nikki, This is so Beautiful!


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