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Action Packed... Photo Contest Finalist
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Derek Hirata rides stand up on BMAX!

The Wavehouse
San Diego, California
May 16, 2009
F 7.1 @ 1/800 sec ISO 200

© Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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    Awesome shot Donna.

10/31/2009 8:27:55 PM

Stefania Barbier
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wow, AMAZING timing Donna... love the diagonal formed by the wave!

11/1/2009 12:45:11 AM

Julianne Bradford
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Stefania's right..terrific diagonal and wonderful composition Donna!

11/1/2009 1:09:47 AM

Robert K. Bemus
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Beautiful stop action indeed, Donna-- that place looks fun!!

11/1/2009 11:02:23 PM

Ken Smith
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Can't beat that comp...beautiful, Donna!

11/3/2009 5:11:26 AM

Joy Rector
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great shot

11/3/2009 6:55:20 AM

Daniel Ruf
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Well done. Great comp and trigger finger!

11/3/2009 12:24:25 PM

Lana Arcemont
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Outstanding Capture!

11/3/2009 5:44:15 PM

Patrick Rouzes
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That title is an understatement,Donna! Exceptional & incredible action shot here!WTG,my friend!

Thanks for you kind comment on my last entry Donna but I was not pleased with it so I removed & entered another- forgive me.
You can take a look at this one too if you have time!

11/3/2009 8:23:08 PM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you for your constant support and amazing comments!

Take care,


11/5/2009 10:42:23 AM

Sheila D. Robertson
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This is AWESOME Donna. I believe we will see it again.

11/5/2009 1:28:36 PM

Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, Donna. Great action scene.

11/23/2009 6:13:30 AM

Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on another superb finalist, Donna, for this powerful image!


11/23/2009 6:34:57 AM

Les Rhoades
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Congrats on your Finalist selection!


11/23/2009 6:43:08 AM

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Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist photo, Donna!

11/23/2009 7:53:31 AM

Christine Czernin
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Fantastic action shot,Donna. You are really a master of these.
Many congrats on your finalist.

11/23/2009 8:18:09 AM

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11/23/2009 8:36:20 AM

Ross Throndson
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Great Finalist....Congratulations, Donna ! :-)

11/23/2009 8:53:17 AM

Julianne Bradford
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Congratulations Donna! Well deserved for this outstanding shot!

11/23/2009 8:57:57 AM

Kelly S. Cavanaugh
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Fantastic capture, Donna! Congratulations on your finalist!!

11/23/2009 10:09:46 AM

Christopher J. Budny
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WHAT a capture! Congratulations!

11/23/2009 10:14:13 AM

Kara Hendricks
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congrats Pictures, Images and Photos

11/23/2009 10:35:19 AM

Ellen Hodges
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congrats on your awesome finalsits, Donna! Very best luck!

11/23/2009 10:45:52 AM

Tammy L. Newcomb
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Isn't nice to have such an awesome finalist? Great Job... and CONGRATS

11/23/2009 10:47:29 AM

Stefania Barbier
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gorgeous finalist, Donna, congratulations!!!!!

11/23/2009 11:14:01 AM

Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Outstanding, Donna! CONGRATULATIONS!

11/23/2009 11:19:09 AM

Renee Doyle
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Awesome Donna!! Congratulations!!

11/23/2009 12:00:02 PM

Amy M. Wilson
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Congratulations on your outstanding Finalist, Donna!!!

11/23/2009 12:01:28 PM

Michelle L. Frick
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Incredible finalist Donna! Congratulations!

11/23/2009 1:05:23 PM

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11/23/2009 1:54:45 PM

Tammy Espino
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Congratulations on a great capture! :)

11/23/2009 2:05:00 PM

Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations Donna on this and your other finalists! Love this shot!!

11/23/2009 2:51:00 PM

Mary K. Robison
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Gorgeous, energy-packed finalist, Donna! Congratulations!

11/23/2009 2:54:13 PM

Carol L. Joyce
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OMG Donna....this is awsome! I don't know how you captured this, but it's wonderful. Congragulations on the finalist position......hope it wins!!!!

11/23/2009 2:57:22 PM

Judy V. Kennamer
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Wonderful capture Donna! Congrats on your Finalist!

11/23/2009 3:17:51 PM

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What a spectacular action shot that deserves to be in the Winners Circle. Amazing work my friend. Congratulations on the Finalist.

11/23/2009 3:49:12 PM

Marcel J. Fernandez
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Congratulations, Donna on your THREE most outstanding Finalist.

11/23/2009 3:54:41 PM

Lisa J. Boulden
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Outstanding, Donna!
Love the action and his expression!

11/23/2009 4:25:14 PM

Anita N. Hogue
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WOW................. THIS HAS TO BE A WINNER!!!!!

11/23/2009 4:53:12 PM

Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Donna! WTG!

11/23/2009 4:53:19 PM

Ken Smith
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No surprise, Donna. Congrats to you!!

11/23/2009 5:19:23 PM

Sam Britt
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Congratulations, terrific finalist, Donna!

11/23/2009 5:23:46 PM

Michael M. Petrizzo
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Awesome finalist Donna. Congrats.

11/23/2009 5:53:33 PM

Evy Johansen
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Congratulations on a great finalist, Donna!!

11/23/2009 6:26:25 PM

Kathy Cline
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11/23/2009 7:08:36 PM

Susan M. Campbell
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Way to go Donna...congrats.

11/23/2009 7:14:19 PM

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CONGRATZ, Donna on another beautiful Finalist!


11/23/2009 7:43:46 PM

Susie Peek-Swint
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Great stop-action timing Donna ~ many congrats on your finalist!

11/24/2009 3:56:06 AM

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Congrats Donna on your Amazing Finalist!! Jeff

11/24/2009 3:56:13 AM

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11/24/2009 4:37:09 AM

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11/24/2009 5:01:15 AM

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Killer shot, Donna! Totally awesome!

11/24/2009 8:38:09 AM

Carol L. Fowler
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WTG! Congrats

11/24/2009 10:28:29 AM

Debra R. Harder
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Holy Cow, Donna!! What can I say but...GOLD WINNER!! WOWZA! CONGRATULATIONS again!! Deb

11/24/2009 10:58:19 AM

Nancyj Hovey
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on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)

11/24/2009 1:42:34 PM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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I'm honored to receive so many inspirational comments and congratulatory wishes.



11/24/2009 2:55:19 PM

Gail Vitikacs
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Awesome! Congrats!

11/24/2009 5:09:33 PM

Karen Bacon
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Congratulations on a fantastic finalist Donna! Love the patterns in the wave!

11/24/2009 5:39:43 PM

Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations & best of luck in the next round!!! Love those icy blue colors as well as the great action shot Donna! You do incredible photography with these!

11/24/2009 7:51:25 PM

Betsy Labuschagne
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Congratulations on your excellent finalist Donna!!

11/25/2009 3:58:51 AM

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Excellent capture; congratulations Donna

11/25/2009 5:22:21 AM

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Another great image Donna...congratulations!

11/25/2009 5:46:10 AM

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Stunning action shot Donna!!! Huge congrats on your finalist! :o)

11/25/2009 7:21:31 AM

Becky J. Parkinson
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This is awesome!! Is this at an indoor wave pool? Great action and fun expression on the boy. Congratulations on another great finalist!

11/25/2009 7:58:56 AM

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Congratulations on your great finalist Donna!!

11/25/2009 8:05:45 AM

Jill Odice
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Congrats on your wonderful finalist! Way to go Donna!

11/25/2009 10:23:54 AM

Terry L. Ellis
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Amazing finalist, Donna! Congratulations!

11/25/2009 6:59:43 PM

Graeme Chow
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Great finalist ! congratulations Donna.

11/25/2009 7:06:03 PM

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Congratulations on your great finalist Donna!! WOW!

11/26/2009 8:22:12 AM

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Congratulations on your Finalists, Donna!

11/26/2009 9:24:34 PM

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Congratulations on your excellent Finalist,Donna!!!

11/26/2009 11:25:50 PM

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Donna, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved finalist!!!!

11/27/2009 10:38:43 PM

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This is a superb action packed image Donna! Well done indeed!
Congratulations on your three finalists, a supreme effort!

11/28/2009 2:10:33 PM

Dianna Murphy
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Such a amazing shot. Beautifully done Donna. Congratulations!!!

11/30/2009 4:52:52 PM

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Great moment and composition!

8/2/2010 11:30:12 AM

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