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Amazing Grace
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Amazing Grace
Amazing Grace
This is the third resubmit of this image.

Flowers
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Canon EOS 5D Mark ...

 
 
 
Tammy M. Anderson
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    Gorgeous details, composition and colors, Melissa. Just beautiful!!!

7/6/2010 5:33:20 PM

 
Linda Proctor
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They say 3 times lucky Melissa This is a winner!!

7/6/2010 5:38:24 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Beautiful, love the lighting!

7/6/2010 8:21:53 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Beautiful colors, details and design. Nice!

7/6/2010 10:55:27 PM

 
Linda M. Walker
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A winner in my eyes....just beautiful!

7/7/2010 3:27:02 AM

 
Janet McNeil
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Beautiful capture!!

7/7/2010 4:40:41 AM

 
Jack Ryan
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Excellent detail, comp and color...beautiful work.

7/7/2010 7:51:51 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Another beautiful finalist, Melissa!

8/13/2010 3:38:04 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Well it is MOST deserving of a finalist and hopefully more!!! Congratulations Melissa!!

8/13/2010 5:15:21 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist Melissa, gorgeous!

8/13/2010 6:33:26 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL Finalists, Melissa. They're all wonderful photographs and most deserving of this distinction. Congratulations on all of them!!!
Cesar

8/13/2010 7:13:01 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulation on all of your wonderful finalists, Melissa...best of luck in the next round :)

8/13/2010 10:19:46 PM

 
Kim Lund
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What a deserving beauty! Congratulations on this and all your finalists.

8/14/2010 2:45:11 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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WTG congrats!

8/14/2010 5:56:33 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on all of your beautiful finalists, Melissa.

8/14/2010 5:59:30 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Am loving the floral work you do. Congratulations on another Finalist my friend. Way to go.

8/14/2010 7:03:54 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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G O R G E O U S Melissa!!!
CONGRATULATIONS!! :)

8/14/2010 7:53:14 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalists, Melissa. Beautiful.

8/14/2010 9:15:50 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Gorgeous..congratulations Melissa!

8/14/2010 9:19:06 AM

 
Marilyn Cornwell
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Tremendous finalist Melissa! Congratulations!!

8/14/2010 12:25:49 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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WOW...absolutely MAGNIFICENT, Melissa! Love this! CONGRATULATIONS on another OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb

8/14/2010 12:32:37 PM

 
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Absolutely gorgeous, congrats on all your fabulous finalists Melissa!

8/14/2010 1:09:26 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Gorgeous finalist, congratulations Melissa!

8/14/2010 1:32:26 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)

8/14/2010 1:56:15 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Big congratulations on your beautiful finalist,Melissa!!!:-)

8/14/2010 2:16:30 PM

 
Lydia Williams
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Looks like a winner to me....congratulations on your finalist! Just gorgeous!

8/14/2010 3:43:49 PM

 
Janet McNeil
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This image is stunning!!! Congrats and good luck!!

8/14/2010 3:45:18 PM

 
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Melissa, this is soooooooo beautiful!!! It's one of my favorite flower images of all time. Congratulations on your well deserved finalist and I hope to see Gold under it soon.

8/14/2010 5:44:47 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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BEAUTIFUL
CONGRATS

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8/14/2010 5:59:54 PM

 
Val Feldman
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I remember commenting on this one, Melissa and making it a favorite...the third time is a charm (Personally I think it deserved it the first go-around!) - All the best in the upcoming round....this fine floral deserves gold!!!

8/14/2010 6:15:54 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Gorgeous Melissa! Congratulations on all of your wonderful finalists!

8/14/2010 9:37:35 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Congratulations on your Finalists, Melissa!!

8/15/2010 12:58:47 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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This is a breathtaking image Melissa! Congratulations!

8/15/2010 11:26:29 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations on your win!

8/16/2010 2:37:33 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Big congratulations to you Melissa on this wonderful winner!!!

8/16/2010 2:57:20 PM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Congratulations Melissa; this is beautiful!

8/16/2010 3:09:14 PM

 
Sharon 
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Whoooooooooo Hoooooooooo!!! WTG, Melissa! HUGE congratulations on your well deserved SECOND PLACE WIN!!!

8/16/2010 3:19:31 PM

 

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A Very Big Congratulations to you Melissa on your outstanding 2nd Place Gold award. A very deserving win for an outstanding photo. Well done.

Brian

8/16/2010 3:20:34 PM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulations, Melissa, on your win -- three's a charm!!

8/16/2010 3:28:39 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Melissa on your beautiful winner!

8/16/2010 3:29:49 PM

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

8/16/2010 3:44:14 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats on the WIN!

8/16/2010 3:55:01 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Melissa, CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible WINNER! WTG, my friend!

8/16/2010 4:01:02 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Congratulations on your gorgeous winner, Melissa!

8/16/2010 4:07:27 PM

 
Sandy Stigliano
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Congratulations Melissa, just beautiful!!

8/16/2010 4:11:01 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)

8/16/2010 4:15:26 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations, Melissa, on this awesome winner!!

Debby

8/16/2010 4:23:54 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on this gorgeous win, Melissa!

8/16/2010 4:25:24 PM

 
Val Feldman
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VERY happy to see this wonderful floral with gold attached...persistence paid off and the third time WAS the lucky (altho, expertise had more to do with it!) charm! WTG, Melissa and congratulations!

8/16/2010 4:42:48 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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WTG - third time's definitely a charm, Melissa! Congratulations!

8/16/2010 4:46:01 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats :)

8/16/2010 5:03:01 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Big congratulations on your wonderful winner,Melissa!!!:-)

8/16/2010 5:07:58 PM

 
Stanley C. Sims

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Third time charm Melissa. Great work, and congratulations on your winning image.

8/16/2010 5:17:03 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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I knew this was GOLD from the moment I saw it!! WTG, Melissa! Huge congratulations!! Deb

8/16/2010 5:25:20 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on this Beautiful Winning image, Melissa!

8/16/2010 5:26:49 PM

 
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What a Beautiful image Melissa...so deserving of gold! Congratulations!

8/16/2010 5:30:20 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!!

8/16/2010 5:39:34 PM

 
Mark Dodge
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Melissa! This is such an incredible floral macro. The lighting is full of drama and detail. The placement you chose is spot on. Gorgeous, rich, and deep color make this so dynamic. I love your DOF choice. Really brings the focus into the heart of the composition. Such excellent work. Way to go! Huge congratulations to you :o) Right on!!!

8/16/2010 5:50:10 PM

 
Melissa McCabe
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Classic and beautiful execution! Congrats -mm

8/16/2010 5:54:41 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Big Congrats on this beautiful second place winner, Melissa. I'm glad your resubmitted this!

8/16/2010 6:35:12 PM

 
Jean Lechleiter
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So BEAUTIFUL, great work. CONGRATULATIONS, Melissa!

8/16/2010 7:03:23 PM

 
Janie S. Oliver
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Simply gorgeous. Congrats on your win.

8/16/2010 7:43:16 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Awesome, Melissa...congrats on your win!

8/16/2010 8:04:20 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Congrats on your beautiful winner Melissa!

8/16/2010 9:19:35 PM

 
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Huge CONGRATZ on your Second Place Gold win, Melissa. WTG!

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8/16/2010 10:47:08 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Melissa.

8/16/2010 10:50:04 PM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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Congratulations on your Win!!

8/17/2010 12:26:39 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Congratulations, Melissa!!

8/17/2010 2:37:01 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your Awards, Melissa!

8/17/2010 4:09:42 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your gorgeous winner!

8/17/2010 4:47:31 AM

 
R. J. Laudenbacher
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WTG Melissa. A big congratulations to you on your outstanding win.

8/17/2010 5:16:47 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your terrific image and win Melissa!

8/17/2010 5:32:04 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Such beautiful floral work you do my friend. Congratulations on the Seoond PLace Win. Way to go girl.

8/17/2010 5:49:17 AM

 
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Big congrats on this awesome winner Melissa!

Virginia :)

8/17/2010 6:04:35 AM

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

8/17/2010 6:34:43 AM

 
Kathy Cline
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Hard work pays off.
CELEBRATE!!

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8/17/2010 6:52:45 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Gorgeous - congrats Melissa!

8/17/2010 8:47:07 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Persistence pays, Melissa. :) Congratulations to you on a most deserving gold win.

8/17/2010 9:28:19 AM

 
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Congratulations Melissa.

8/17/2010 10:06:26 AM

 
Mick Burkey
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Very striking image, Melissa. And a well deserved winner. Congratulations!

8/17/2010 11:41:05 AM

 
Patricia Seidler
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Beautiful winning photograph Melissa! Congratulations.

8/17/2010 12:11:23 PM

 
Lydia Williams
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A beauty of a win, Melissa! Gorgeous., Congratulations

8/17/2010 12:59:56 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Outstanding, very beautiful Melissa! Congratulations on you excellent and well deserved win!!!

8/17/2010 4:13:05 PM

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

8/17/2010 9:44:28 PM

 
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Congratulations on your well deserved win, Melissa!!

8/17/2010 10:20:02 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Gorgeous!!! Big congratulations on your win Melissa!

8/18/2010 9:57:10 PM

 
Manos Peponas
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Congratulations on your well deserved win!

8/18/2010 10:33:24 PM

 
Manos Peponas
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Congratulations on your well deserved win!

8/18/2010 10:33:24 PM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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Hi Melissa, Congratulations on your Splendid Winner.

8/19/2010 9:11:30 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Melissa for your winner.

8/19/2010 11:20:53 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your winner!

8/20/2010 4:43:13 PM

 
Debbie Hartley
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Outstanding winner Melissa! Congratulations!

8/22/2010 2:56:00 AM

 
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