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Fierce
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Fierce
Fierce
Captured at a local flowboarding competition in Vista, California. A huge event with over 85 competitiors from all over the nation!!

This is Julian, he took 3rd place in the Men's Division. He has a unique style and great variety of tricks! This is a Shuvit~ he jumps off the board, spins it 90 degrees then lands and continues to ride.
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Brett Dolsen
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    Wonderfull colours,detail and close up action Donna!!

12/2/2010 12:48:54 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a cool MT image!

12/2/2010 12:49:31 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Unbelievable athletics, and a brilliant action capture for the MT!

12/2/2010 2:59:31 AM

 
Jack Gaskin
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OUTSTANDING ACTION wonderful clarity & color.


Happy Shooting
Jack

12/2/2010 3:36:41 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Wow Donna - Amazing clarity and capture!! Great Job! Jeff

12/2/2010 3:43:41 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Awesome stop action shot Donna. Great colors and details!!!

12/2/2010 6:45:38 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Action winner!

12/2/2010 7:44:18 AM

 
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Cool action shot. :O)

12/2/2010 7:47:18 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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The detail and stop action are amazing, Donna. Straight into my faves.

12/2/2010 7:48:48 AM

 
Liz Bullock
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EXCELLENT!!!

12/2/2010 7:50:46 AM

 
Richard B. Hallick
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Fabulous action shot.

12/2/2010 10:36:55 AM

 
Karen Celella
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Super action shot, Donna!

12/2/2010 11:26:12 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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A truly wonderful action shot, Donna -- winner for sure! Perfect focus, interest, great composition and pow color. Nothing is missing here!

12/2/2010 1:55:21 PM

 
Allen Hughes
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Well done, Donna. Another awesome addition to an already wonderful gallery.

12/2/2010 6:17:19 PM

 
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Awesome action shot Donna!

12/2/2010 6:54:53 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Action to the max Donna! So well captured! I love this!

12/3/2010 9:08:33 AM

 
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Wow, simply amazing! Fantastic action shot, Donna!

12/3/2010 5:11:57 PM

 
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I love how you captured the calm look on his face despite all of the energy surrounding him! Great shot!

12/3/2010 5:32:25 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Holy Cow, Donna!! Well...this looks like the winner for MT. OUTSTANDING!!!!!! Deb

12/4/2010 9:44:42 AM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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Outstanding! You nailed this one, Donna! The clarity is quite striking.
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12/5/2010 5:29:32 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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How you captured this so closely without getting wet is incredible!! The clarity and stop action are superb!! I agree and think this is a winner!!

12/7/2010 6:54:12 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Incredible action shot,wow,Donna!Outstanding clarity,details,colors and timing,of course!

12/9/2010 3:40:35 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you for all of your INSPIRATIONAL comments!!

Donna

12/9/2010 3:43:00 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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A great action image with amazing detail and composition! Terrific work, Donna!

12/10/2010 8:56:20 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Thomas!

12/21/2010 11:13:45 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Fantastic!
~♥~

1/7/2011 8:59:02 PM

 
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Donna, Congrats on your Finalist Selection. I've seen this in the winner's before so it's a real contender. Good Luck.

1/18/2011 8:18:20 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Terrific action capture, Donna -- wonderful focus and expression. Congratulations on the Finalist and good luck in the next round.

1/18/2011 8:23:50 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations Donna on a great action shot.

1/18/2011 10:47:17 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Super work, Donna...congrats again!

1/19/2011 5:51:17 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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spectacular... huge congrats!!!

1/19/2011 6:35:00 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats on your Finalist Donna!! Jeff

1/19/2011 9:21:24 AM

 
Richard B. Hallick
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Congratulations on your Finalist.

1/19/2011 9:37:43 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you for all of your congratulatory wishes and inspirational comments.

It is my pleasure to share my FAVORITE sport, with all of you!!! I not only love to photograph the sport, but my favorite part is riding the flowrider!!

Donna

1/19/2011 10:13:48 AM

 
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Such an amazing capture! You are the master of these types of shots. Congrats!

1/19/2011 10:34:06 AM

 
Michele Peterson
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Perfect for the theme, this is such a clear detailed image!! Congratulations on finalist!!!

1/19/2011 10:48:21 AM

 
Allen Hughes
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Not at all surprised to see this again. A well deserved finalist. Hope to see this once again.

1/19/2011 11:49:02 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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You nailed this perfect, great action finalist, Donna

1/19/2011 12:04:58 PM

 
Errick L. Cameron
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Awesome!!! congratultions on the Finalist!

1/19/2011 2:58:40 PM

 
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Wow, great shot...I feel it! Congratulations!

1/19/2011 3:49:43 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Fantastic Donna! Congrats!

1/19/2011 4:55:40 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATS and GOOD LUCK!!!

1/19/2011 6:26:42 PM

 
Yulianto Soeroso
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cangratulatiooooon hihi nice shooot!

1/20/2011 12:45:30 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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A winner on all counts in my book, Donna...congratulations on this spectacular finalist!

1/20/2011 4:35:48 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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I agree...a GOLD winner all the way, Donna! Brilliant...as always! Congrats! Deb

1/20/2011 9:44:25 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna

1/20/2011 11:25:59 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations on this super action-capture Finalist!

1/20/2011 3:38:08 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)

1/20/2011 4:56:55 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Awesome, Donna! Congratulations!

1/20/2011 5:00:55 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!

Photobucket

1/21/2011 7:39:15 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Great capture Donna and CONGRATS on your WIN!!

1/23/2011 2:22:50 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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I knew it...big congratulations on this spectacular winner, Donna..WTG, my friend!

1/23/2011 2:51:45 PM

 
Lydia Williams
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Way to go Donna...fantastic gold!

1/23/2011 2:52:17 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a terrific winner, Donna.

1/23/2011 2:53:30 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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I saw gold coming Donna. Congratulations!!!

1/23/2011 3:10:49 PM

 
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Congratulations Donna on this awesome winner!!!

1/23/2011 3:18:51 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats on this awesome winner, Donna!!

1/23/2011 3:28:58 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Awesome, Donna! Congratulations!

1/23/2011 3:44:53 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Wonderful Winner, Donna! WTG!

1/23/2011 3:45:18 PM

 
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Fantastic action Donna. Big congrats on your win.
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1/23/2011 3:53:55 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Heyyyyyyyy, Donna, Congratulations on this incredible winner, my friend! Very well deserved, indeed!

1/23/2011 4:10:58 PM

 
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Pretty tough to beat this one, Donna -- congratulations on a very well deserved win!

1/23/2011 4:14:26 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
Second Place Winner! 8o)

1/23/2011 4:21:41 PM

 
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Congrats! Wonderful shot!

1/23/2011 4:45:05 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Cool capture Donna, congratulations on your winner!

1/23/2011 5:05:30 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations, Donna! A great capture!

1/23/2011 5:30:12 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Beautiful Winning image, Donna!

1/23/2011 5:45:22 PM

 
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Big congratulations on this awesome 2nd Place Win Donna!

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1/23/2011 6:33:55 PM

 
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WTG on this wonderful winner, Donna! :-) k

1/23/2011 6:34:26 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Congrats Donna on your wonderful winning image...

1/23/2011 6:38:33 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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Im so excited for you Donna. You work so hard and deserve every WIN!

1/23/2011 6:41:15 PM

 
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Congratulations, Donna, on this awesome winner!

1/23/2011 7:00:12 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Awesome action capture Donna!!! Congratulations!!

1/23/2011 7:13:27 PM

 
Paula Showen
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Fantastic capture! Congratulations!

1/23/2011 8:28:35 PM

 
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Congratulations on your Win, Donna!!

1/23/2011 10:34:56 PM

 
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Congratulations on your outstanding winner Donna!

1/23/2011 11:20:25 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your wonderful winner Donna!!!

1/24/2011 1:47:28 AM

 
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Congratulations, Donna. You are a star photographer, winning all the way! Congratulations on this great winner!

1/24/2011 2:58:38 AM

 
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1/24/2011 3:57:45 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win for this fantastic action shot!!!!! WTG, Donna!!! :) Photobucket

1/24/2011 6:00:15 AM

 
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Fabulous action shot, Donna, congratulations!

1/24/2011 6:23:05 AM

 
Gina Cormier
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Congrats on this spectacular image Donna!!!!!!

1/24/2011 6:30:07 AM

 
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Wow...his concentration here is excellent. Congratulations, Donna, on your Fantastic Winner....WTG ! :-)

1/24/2011 7:45:40 AM

 
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Heart-pounding action...what a fantastic capture, Donna and what a well-deserved Gold Win!! The detail in here is superb! Congratulations!!

1/24/2011 7:49:23 AM

 
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Knew we'd see this AWESOME image again, Donna! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! Deb

1/24/2011 9:11:59 AM

 
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Congratulations on this awesome winner, Donna! Your timing is exceptional!

1/24/2011 10:44:39 AM

 
Maria Capilupi
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner Donna!

1/24/2011 2:16:21 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congratulations on your fantastic action capture and win, Donna!

1/24/2011 3:42:18 PM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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Amazing capture with great details!!! Congratulations on your win!!!

1/25/2011 7:56:25 AM

 
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Congratulations on your winner, Donna!

1/25/2011 12:25:21 PM

 
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Congratulations on your Second Place Winner, Donna!!

1/25/2011 8:45:16 PM

 
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Donna, Congrats on your winner!

1/26/2011 9:22:43 AM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congratulations on your well deserved win, Donna!

1/27/2011 3:53:27 AM

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

1/27/2011 7:46:52 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS.....!!!

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1/27/2011 8:17:08 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS ON ALL YOUR WINNERS, DONNA! WTG!!!

1/27/2011 9:45:20 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you for all of your congratulatory wishes and super comments!!! I'm very excited and enjoy sharing this sport with all of you!!

Take care,

Donna

1/27/2011 9:49:53 AM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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Wonderful, crispness, Donna! Good on you! :)
Steve

1/27/2011 12:19:07 PM

 
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Amazing detail on this wonderful winning image Donna.

1/27/2011 4:04:32 PM

 
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Outstanding action capture, Donna!! Congratulations on your Gold Badge!!

1/27/2011 6:43:29 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Steve, Sandra, Millieanne and all of you!!!!

1/27/2011 8:46:02 PM

 
Eric Highfield
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Now that's Action! Congrats on your awesome win!

1/31/2011 9:27:49 PM

 
Fran J. Jagger
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What amazing skills Julian has and for you to be able to catch him in action!! Congrats on this Winning image, Donna!! :)

2/1/2011 4:08:08 PM

 
Maria Coulson
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Donna, the clarity is amazing! Congratulations.

2/4/2011 8:13:13 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Fantastic capture and sharpness. Congratulations, Donna

2/7/2011 10:43:13 AM

 
Keith L. Clayton
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Awesome capture! Great shot!

10/10/2011 3:50:27 PM

 
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