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No Place Like Home

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No Place Like Home
No Place Like Home
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I have entered shots of this silo in the children's petting area of the Omaha Doorly Zoo before. I just love the simplicity of the patterns and lines of the structure with the natural forms of the doves -- and the colors can't be beat :)
Here are two versions of a previous entry -- color and black and white.
Warm Winter Day, B&W
Warm Winter Day
Already a finalist, this was resubmitted June 13, 2010 by mistake -- I meant to try Warm Winter Day again.
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Leslie McLain
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    Terrific capture, Nikki. Wonderful colors and design elements.


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12/28/2009 6:20:23 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Those birds sure do have a great vantage point! Well done, Nikki!


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12/28/2009 6:27:17 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Fantastic comp and capture Nikki! Jeff


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12/28/2009 6:38:13 AM

 
Doug Pignet
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Beautiful capture, love the lines and colors here, very good eye.


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12/28/2009 6:38:26 AM

 
Sarah Springer
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Very nice, Nikki! Ditto on the beautiful image. ~ Sarah


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12/28/2009 8:20:57 AM

 
Pat and Graham Robards
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Great capture Nikki, I can see what you mean about the simplicity of the patterns and lines, the doves make it.Pat


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12/28/2009 9:23:51 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Terrific comp and capture! The deep blue sky really makes the Doves stand out!


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12/28/2009 11:23:43 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Love it....great lines and colors!


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12/28/2009 11:36:31 AM

 
Amanda J. Tanner
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The Doves add character to this image and the Colors are just gorgeous. Nikki I love this image.


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12/28/2009 11:49:12 AM

 
Ken Smith
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I like the birds in this...and the pattern...just wish we could see some of the blue sky again! :-)


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12/28/2009 12:21:20 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Fantastic capture, Nikki!!! Wonderful colors and composition!!! :-) k


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12/28/2009 4:47:53 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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love the design and the colors too


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12/28/2009 5:04:07 PM

 
David Phalen
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Fabulous POV, colors, and clarity with the birds making this image special!!


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12/28/2009 5:05:09 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Wowza! What a great capture Nikki, great colors and composition

jo ann c.


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12/28/2009 5:09:30 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Nikki, I love all three of these but might actually be the most partial to the tones of the B&W. But all are just wonderful, so well composed and captured! Beautiful work!

Tom


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12/28/2009 5:55:49 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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The lines, vivid colors and composition are terrific in this image, Nikki...the birds are a nice form in the image! I, too, really like the b/w...all 3 are wonderful!

Patti


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12/28/2009 6:25:57 PM

 
Sonya L. Hatfield-Hall
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This is a beautiful image. Well composted and lighted.


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12/29/2009 5:56:25 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Like this one best. :O)


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12/29/2009 5:58:37 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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..a delightful capture Niki...great pov, color & detail...Aimee


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12/29/2009 6:03:47 AM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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Lovely design elements; beautiful birds of peace!


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12/29/2009 7:47:18 AM

 
Jane Holestine
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Fantastic comp, designs, and colors, Nikki.


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12/29/2009 9:16:30 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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This is so cool Nikki! Excellent eye to see and capture it in a brilliant composition.


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12/30/2009 12:20:56 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Lovely colors and curves, Nikki. Good luck!

UB.


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1/18/2010 5:28:54 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your beautiful finalist!


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1/18/2010 2:32:57 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Big congrats Nikki :)))


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1/18/2010 2:44:38 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Nikki!
Patti


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1/18/2010 2:45:25 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Big congrats, Nikki! Fantastic image!


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1/18/2010 2:46:08 PM

 
Teri Klinger
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congrats Nikki!! so glad to see this moving on! :)


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1/18/2010 2:49:29 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Nikki!


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1/18/2010 2:56:29 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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YaY, Nikki...congrats on this great finalist!


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1/18/2010 3:00:57 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your wonderful FINALIST!!!

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1/18/2010 3:06:58 PM

 
Pat and Graham Robards
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Well done Nikki, wonderful to see this again! ~Pat


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1/18/2010 4:28:46 PM

 
Valentin M. Armianu
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Congrats on your fantastic finalist,Nikki!!


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1/18/2010 4:40:20 PM

 
Jane Holestine
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Congrats on this great finalist!


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1/18/2010 4:43:53 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Nikki!!


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1/18/2010 4:48:56 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on this cool finalist, Nikki!!! :-) k


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1/18/2010 4:58:56 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Congrats on this awesome finalist, Nikki! Best luck!!!


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1/18/2010 5:01:54 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Fantastic Finalist, Nikki!


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1/18/2010 5:15:37 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Fantastic image, Nikki!! Congratulations on another outstanding finalist!! Deb


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1/18/2010 5:20:12 PM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Nikki.


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1/18/2010 5:23:15 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your terrific finalist, Nikki.


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1/18/2010 5:49:58 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Super comp, clarity and color. Congratulations Nikki!


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1/18/2010 6:04:22 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Congratulations, Nikki!!!


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1/18/2010 6:31:29 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist, Nikki! WTG, my friend!


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1/18/2010 6:47:11 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Congratulations on this Wonderful Finalist photo, Nikki!


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1/18/2010 7:09:08 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Congrats!


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1/18/2010 8:44:59 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Glad to see this again, Nikki. CONGRATZ on the Finalist Award!

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1/18/2010 11:22:23 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Fabulous line and color Niki! Big congrats on both of your terrific finalists!


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1/19/2010 12:19:56 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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...Congratulations on this Wonderful Finalist Nikki....


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1/19/2010 4:45:51 AM

 
Karen Celella
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Congratulations on your terrific finalist Nikki.


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1/19/2010 5:21:51 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Nikki on your terrific finalist!


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1/19/2010 6:03:55 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Wooo hoooo!

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Nikki!

Hope we see it again!

jo ann c.


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1/19/2010 7:11:16 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Persistence pays off for a shot you believe in! WTG, Nikki.


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1/19/2010 9:40:34 AM

 
Claudine Grove
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Congrats!


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1/19/2010 10:54:20 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations


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1/19/2010 1:43:47 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this finalist, Nikki!


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1/19/2010 5:46:32 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Wonderful capture Nikki .. I love the white doves against the blue sky ~ many congrats on your finalist!


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1/20/2010 4:00:29 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Yeah - my Dec fav! Congratulations Nikki!


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1/20/2010 7:58:35 AM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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I can see why you like this silo. The simple element of design is great. Having the birds along with it is icing on the cake. Congrats Nikki!!


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1/24/2010 8:19:50 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,Nikki!!!!


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1/24/2010 4:05:02 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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7/12/2010 2:35:42 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your wonderful finalist, Nikki.


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7/12/2010 2:47:02 PM

 
Jean-Pierre Ducondi
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BIG BIF congrats Nikki on you finalist.
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7/12/2010 4:18:17 PM

 
Jean-Pierre Ducondi
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BIG BIG congrats Nikki on you finalist.
JP


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7/12/2010 4:18:29 PM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Congratulations on another great finalist Nikki :-)


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7/12/2010 5:20:52 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on your fantastic June finalists, Nikki! :-) k


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7/12/2010 5:45:34 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist, Nikki! WTG!


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7/12/2010 6:08:59 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations once more, Nikki! The white of the birds is just perfect!


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7/12/2010 6:38:47 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Twice a Finalist, Nikki! I'm so glad to see it again as I really thought this was amazing the first time I saw it. Maybe a Winner this time!


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7/12/2010 7:04:00 PM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Way to go! Good luck in the next round.


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7/12/2010 7:56:13 PM

 
Carol Teal
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I missed it the first time around Nikki, so I am glad I saw it this time! Great capture and congrats on your double finalist!


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7/12/2010 9:09:15 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Congrats.


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7/12/2010 9:54:48 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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I am hoping to see this in the next round, Nikki...congratulations on your finalist!


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7/12/2010 11:07:43 PM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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WTG Nikki. A big congratulations to you on all of your well deserving finalist. Great job and best of luck to you in the next round.


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7/13/2010 4:35:38 AM

 
BILL BRELSFORD
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GRAT SHOT NIKKI !!


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7/13/2010 7:00:08 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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...congratulations again Nikki...


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7/13/2010 7:58:43 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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spectacular, congratulations!


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7/13/2010 8:07:58 AM

 
Daniel Ruf
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Congrats on this finalist, Nikki. What a great design and subject.


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7/13/2010 8:43:09 AM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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I also missed this the first time around...this is my favorite though! I love the strong graphic elements and clean simple lines juxtaposed with the doves - it's striking! Congratulations on this outstanding finalist - and your persistence!


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7/13/2010 9:02:01 AM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulstions on your finalist, Nikki -- I love the colour contrast in this image!


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7/13/2010 10:05:21 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Well that button appropriately came home to roost again. :)


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7/13/2010 10:16:44 AM

 
Pat and Graham Robards
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I though I had seen this one before, nic mistake your husband made lol. !Pat


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7/13/2010 10:53:12 AM

 
Lydia Williams
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Great Image, Nikki! :) Congratulations


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7/13/2010 3:57:49 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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! Congratulations on your Finalist Award for June, 2010. Merna


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7/14/2010 10:09:19 PM

 
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