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Patricia A. Coblentz
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    Such a lovely flower and detail...I love the subtle use of the textures!

10/29/2010 12:01:11 PM

 
Joy Rector
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beautiful, well done

10/29/2010 12:33:49 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Sharp and what Patti said... :-)

10/29/2010 5:22:52 PM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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10/29/2010 8:21:53 PM

 
Jillian Danielson
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so beautiful, the treatment is gorgeous!

10/30/2010 7:38:32 AM

 
Bunny Snow
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Sharp with wonderful detail and texture. It is as though I can feel the petals, which are so fragile. Aptly titled.
Well done, Donna.

10/30/2010 3:16:13 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Stunning captur and effects, Donna.

10/31/2010 11:42:58 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Stunning captur and effects, Donna.

10/31/2010 11:43:10 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Lovely tones, textures, colors, subtle lighting, b/g & beauty here, Donna! WTG!

10/31/2010 6:42:49 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you everyone, for your kind comments.

The Matilija Poppy has always intrigued me! I look forward to early summer, when it is in full bloom!

Take care,

Donna

11/1/2010 11:44:32 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Donna on your beautiful finalist!

8/25/2011 12:52:47 PM

 
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Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Donna!

8/25/2011 1:34:24 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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WTG girlfriend! Congratulations!

8/25/2011 3:16:44 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Oh, I don't know how I missed this! I love it, the softness of the flower and the very cool bg! Congratulations on this fantastic finalist!!

8/25/2011 3:49:13 PM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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congrats on your finalist

8/25/2011 4:03:17 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations again Donna!!!

8/25/2011 4:05:27 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Stunning finalist, Donna!

Congratulations!
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8/25/2011 4:38:12 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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A huge congrats on your finalist!!!! :)

8/25/2011 6:50:06 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Donna.

8/25/2011 8:07:40 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Beautiful! Congrats

8/25/2011 8:26:04 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Congrats Donna.

8/25/2011 9:39:50 PM

 
Naomi Weiser
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great texture work, congrats

8/25/2011 9:45:05 PM

 
Gina Cormier
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Congrats on this wonderful image!

8/25/2011 10:28:50 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Terrific post-processing work, Donna. CONGRATZ and good luck in the next round!!!

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8/25/2011 10:37:02 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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OUTRAGEOUS DONNA
GO GIRL

8/26/2011 6:03:40 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations on awesome finalist Donna.

8/26/2011 7:53:51 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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WTG on this wonderful finalist, Donna! Congratulations!

8/26/2011 10:05:06 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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CONGRATULATIONS Donna, WTG!!! <><

8/26/2011 11:31:57 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Congrats on your Fragile gold, Donna.. :-)

8/26/2011 12:05:49 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Well done, Donna. Congratulations.

8/26/2011 12:17:01 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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This is a wonderful winner for your, Donna. Congratulatons!

8/26/2011 12:21:59 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

8/26/2011 12:29:55 PM

 
Christine Czernin
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Big congrats on your gold winner, Donna.
It's a beauty.

8/26/2011 12:34:16 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations on this incredible Winner, Donna! WTG, my friend!

8/26/2011 12:42:05 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a beautiful winner, Donna.

8/26/2011 12:59:40 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Fabulous July Winner! :-) k

8/26/2011 12:59:51 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations on your gold, Donna. It's lovely.

8/26/2011 1:06:58 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Big congratulations on this great 2nd Place Gold Winner Donna!

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8/26/2011 1:10:18 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Great big CONGRATULATIONS on a well-deserved win, Donna!!

8/26/2011 1:23:35 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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wonderful winner, congratulations Donna!!!

8/26/2011 1:36:00 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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You guys are AWESOME!!!! Thanks so much, I'm thrilled!!

Donna

8/26/2011 1:40:49 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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HUGE congrats Donna!

8/26/2011 1:49:57 PM

 
Claudine Grove
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Congrats on the Gold! Very Beautiful

8/26/2011 2:03:49 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is truly EXQUISITE, Donna! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER! Deb

8/26/2011 2:31:27 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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I just knew this would go far! Congratulations Donna!! Its perfect!

8/26/2011 3:05:58 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Donna!

8/26/2011 3:11:47 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Donna on you fantastic win!

8/26/2011 3:21:14 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on this gorgeous winner Donna!

8/26/2011 3:29:35 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Lovely. Congratulations

8/26/2011 3:42:01 PM

 
Lana Arcemont
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Congratulations on this fabulous win, Donna!

8/26/2011 4:51:08 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Fantastic Winner, Donna! Congratulations!

8/26/2011 4:52:04 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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What a wonderful contrast to all those sunny flowers in the fields; this has its own, nostalgic beauty. Congratulations!

8/26/2011 5:08:07 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on the gold, Donna!

Debby

8/26/2011 5:26:04 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!!

8/26/2011 5:37:33 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna

8/26/2011 6:37:57 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Big congrats on your winner~ :)

8/26/2011 6:52:07 PM

 
Bunny Snow
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I can feel this flowers wonderful texture with my eyes, compliments of your wonderful sharpness and clarity, Donna. This is a creation full of wonder and so well done and deserving of this gold medal win. Congratulations on both the gold, and trying new things successfully.

8/26/2011 8:16:31 PM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Congratulations on your winning image!

8/26/2011 9:16:35 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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This is superb, Donna ~
Congratulations on your well earned win!

8/27/2011 1:46:27 AM

 
Carol Eade
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So beautiful, Donna, congratulations!

8/27/2011 5:02:59 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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A big congrats on this wonderful winner Donna!

8/27/2011 7:22:40 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful Donna, congrats!

8/27/2011 7:35:39 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Beautiful gold badge for this winner, Donna

8/27/2011 2:29:23 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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GOD BLESS DONNA
Well deserved

8/27/2011 5:11:48 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Very, VERY well done Donna! Congratulations to you on your finalist/winner!!!

8/27/2011 7:10:54 PM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your winner, Donna!

8/27/2011 8:43:01 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Awesome Winning image, Donna!

8/28/2011 7:34:23 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your gorgeous win, Donna!

8/28/2011 9:14:15 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Oh I can totally see this as a greeting card. Blank inside for all occasions.

This is so very beautiful, Donna!

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ON GOING GOLD! Much deserved! I hope you will make cards to share with family and friends and to sell! redbubble.com!!!

-Laura :D

8/28/2011 9:56:05 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations Donna!

8/29/2011 10:03:19 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Congrats for your winner, Donna.

8/29/2011 10:24:29 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Donna!!

8/29/2011 1:26:12 PM

 
Bunny Snow
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Perfectly titled and the capture and PS work is pure perfection. Definitely a high priority winner, Donna. Congratulations, again, this is so well created and is a job well done.

8/29/2011 8:12:21 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!

UB.

8/31/2011 10:33:27 PM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Great textures and presentation here, Donna! Congratulations!

9/2/2011 3:10:17 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Beautiful treatment Donna!! Belated but BIG congratulations to you!

9/4/2011 7:34:41 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks everyone, you guys are AWESOME!!! Keep up the beautiful work!!!

Donna

9/4/2011 3:18:03 PM

 
Joseph M. Muench
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Absolutely gorgeous, Donna. Great title too! You are so talented.
-Joe

4/30/2012 6:53:57 AM

 
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