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Prayers for the people of Japan today for all the heartbreaking hardships that they are facing!!!!
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Debra R. Harder
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    A beautiful image, Ellen! My thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Japan. This is such a terrible tragedy. Deb

3/12/2011 8:55:21 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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great tones, light & pov!

3/12/2011 9:12:23 AM

 
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Hi Ellen,It's been quite a few years since I was in South Haven.Beautiful capture my friend.I think it's about time for me to call home and find out how folks are!!!!

3/12/2011 9:22:23 AM

 
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A lovely thought provoking image here Ellen, stunning in fact. The Japanese have been fantastic here. They sent over a search and rescue team and now we will be returning the favour. They will need help from all over the world.

3/12/2011 9:41:21 AM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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Absolutely stunning image, Ellen. WOWOW!
Yes, the people in Japan sure needs our prayers right now.

3/12/2011 9:47:05 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Outstanding details, depth, colors and pov, Ellen. Beautiful in every way!

3/12/2011 10:15:35 AM

 
John Connolly
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A beautifully composed scene Tammy, and captured at a perfect time of day! I am sure we are all thinking of the disaster in Japan!

3/12/2011 11:58:02 AM

 
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This is a stunning image, Ellen! Your POV, colors, light and clarity along with the star lights are awesome!

3/12/2011 12:04:00 PM

 
John Benway
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Very pretty scene, it has a peaceful, calm mood to it, yet we all know what can happen in a heart beat, very though provoking image. Beautiful work Ellen.
John

3/12/2011 12:59:33 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Very beautiful capture!

3/12/2011 1:46:08 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Super clarity, lighting, perspective, comp & mood! WTG, Ellen!

3/12/2011 3:12:02 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Stunning capture and perspective, Ellen.

3/12/2011 4:52:09 PM

 
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Very beautiful image with wonderful lighting, Ellen! :-) k

3/12/2011 5:57:40 PM

 
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It is so sad that this had to happen, that so many are suffering. Certainly our prayers will be with them. A beautiful picture, love the mood, the shape of the legs and the lights fasinate me, so gorgeous. A work of beauty in word and picture my dear friend.
Annie and I hope you enjoy your Sunday. Take care.

3/12/2011 10:09:06 PM

 
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Beautiful image. Love the twinkling "stars"

3/13/2011 8:40:15 AM

 
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Lovely image and dedication, Ellen.

3/13/2011 11:41:54 AM

 
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Thanks for the kind comments, friends!!

3/13/2011 4:34:10 PM

 
Dick  W. Wyatt
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Another beauty, Ellen.

3/13/2011 11:56:56 PM

 
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Thanks, Dick!!!

3/14/2011 3:50:09 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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Very dramatic POV and so VERY peaceful, Ellen. A wonderful wish for those in this world who have not been feeling this serenity or peace.

Wonderful and our hearts go out to them all. Survivors and Non....

-Laura

3/14/2011 7:24:26 PM

 
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Outstanding image, Ellen!

3/15/2011 8:36:48 AM

 
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What a gloriously calming dedication, Ellen. Absolutey beautiful colors in this perfectly timed composition with excellent balance and interesting shapes.

3/15/2011 11:30:31 AM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your awesome finalist :)

4/26/2011 7:28:43 PM

 
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Thanks soooo much BP, for choosing this image!! Thanks Marty and Tammy!!

4/26/2011 7:38:19 PM

 
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Beautiful twilight image and comp, Ellen. CONGRATZ on another super Finalist!

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4/26/2011 8:06:11 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Huge congrats on another beautiful well-deserved Finalist, Ellen!

4/26/2011 8:08:01 PM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Congratulations Ellen!

4/26/2011 8:13:14 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Excellent work, Ellen and a well deserved Finalist! Congrats!

4/26/2011 8:17:45 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist, Ellen!!

4/26/2011 8:20:01 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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I was sure I commented on this one earlier, Ellen...oh well, it is certainly a spectacular twilight composition! Incredible light, detail and clarity, and the colors are just marvelous! Love the star lights and your POV! CONGRATULATIONS on another outstanding Finalist, and good luck in the next round!

4/26/2011 8:29:27 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Stunning finalist and poignant message, Ellen!

Congrats again!
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4/26/2011 8:45:39 PM

 
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Beautiful image Ellen, congratulations and best of luck.

4/26/2011 10:50:09 PM

 
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Congratulations on your Finalist Ellen, I don't know how I missed this one. Touching and beautiful my friend!

4/27/2011 3:10:37 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Ellen.

4/27/2011 4:45:20 AM

 
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Thanks so much, friends!!

4/27/2011 6:11:56 AM

 
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Congratulations on another stunning finalist Ellen WTG

4/27/2011 7:03:38 AM

 
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Ellen.

4/27/2011 7:07:01 AM

 
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A big Congratulations,Ellen.WTG My Friend!!!!

4/27/2011 7:23:01 AM

 
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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)

4/27/2011 7:52:03 AM

 
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Congrats again, Ellen.

4/27/2011 8:05:49 AM

 
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Ohhhh...how I love this, Ellen!! Another incredibly beautiful image with great lighting, POV and clarity. Huge congratulations on another brilliant finalist! Deb

4/27/2011 8:09:46 AM

 
Ann Coates
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Congratulations on yet another stunning finalist.

4/27/2011 11:57:23 AM

 
John Connolly
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Huge congratulations on your well deserved Finalist Award Ellen!

4/27/2011 2:21:05 PM

 
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On This Wonderful Finalist, Ellen! So glad this one made the pick!!! It's beautiful!!! :)

-Laura

4/27/2011 2:55:53 PM

 
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Congratulations, Ellen!

4/27/2011 3:05:21 PM

 
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Congrats Ellen on your Outstanding Finalist!!

4/27/2011 4:23:23 PM

 
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BIG congrats to you Ellen!

4/27/2011 5:00:57 PM

 
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Ellen!!

4/27/2011 5:50:48 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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So beautiful, Ellen! Congrats on another fine finalist!

4/27/2011 7:38:05 PM

 
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Congratulations on your finalists, Ellen!

4/27/2011 7:47:16 PM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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Ellen, A big congratulations to you on your beautiful Finalist.

4/27/2011 7:49:40 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Thanks for the kind comments, friends!!

4/27/2011 8:46:38 PM

 
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Wow what an amazing twilight image. Congrats on getting to the final round.

4/27/2011 10:19:19 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Big congrats on your double Win, Ellen!

4/27/2011 10:51:02 PM

 
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Beautiful photo, Ellen. Congratulations on your win!

4/27/2011 11:30:37 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on another Gold win, Ellen!

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4/27/2011 11:32:09 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations on this beautiful and thoughtful winner, Ellen!

4/28/2011 12:04:51 AM

 
Ann Coates
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And here you are again. Congratulations on yet another Gold award. I'm so pleased for you.

4/28/2011 12:24:47 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Another well-deserved win.... huge congratulations on this beauty, Ellen!!!

4/28/2011 4:20:07 AM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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Congratulations on another awesome winner, Ellen.

4/28/2011 4:21:18 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Big wow on your double win, Ellen. Congrats.

4/28/2011 4:41:30 AM

 
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Congratulations on yet another beautiful winner, Ellen!

4/28/2011 4:42:25 AM

 
Julie Burnett
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Congratulations AGAIN, Ellen, another absolutely gorgeous winner!!

4/28/2011 5:17:52 AM

 
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Fantastic news Ellen! Huge congratulations on this beautiful winner.

4/28/2011 5:25:01 AM

 
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Just beautiful...Congratulations on your win!

4/28/2011 5:49:22 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on this very pretty win, Ellen!

4/28/2011 6:23:29 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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You are on a roll girl!!! Huge congratulations on another OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! YEAH!!! Deb

4/28/2011 7:52:55 AM

 
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gorgeous winner, congratulations!

4/28/2011 8:14:44 AM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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Ellen, congratulations on your lovely Winner.

4/28/2011 8:24:54 AM

 
Tammy Espino
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Big congrts on your win :)

4/28/2011 8:33:28 AM

 
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Congratulations on this beautiful win,Ellen.WTG my friend you made off like Bandit last month!!!!

4/28/2011 10:12:48 AM

 
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Congratulations on your double gold Ellen!! Fantastic!

4/28/2011 11:05:10 AM

 
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Congratulations on your beautiful gold winner, Ellen.

4/28/2011 11:34:59 AM

 
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WTG Ellen, double winner this month...big congrats to you!!!

4/28/2011 11:36:51 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Winning image, Ellen!

4/28/2011 11:52:26 AM

 
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Take photo, Sleep
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Received award, stop sleeping
CONGRATULATIONS, Merna

4/28/2011 4:53:47 PM

 
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Congrats on another excellent winner!

4/28/2011 5:09:11 PM

 
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Congratulations again Ellen, congrats!

4/28/2011 5:53:51 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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A very well-deserved roll it is, Ellen!! Double Gold!!! I am thrilled for you, my friend! This is such a marvelous capture, I am so happy to see it rewarded! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS
OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!!!

4/28/2011 9:34:42 PM

 
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Congratulations on this wonderful winner Ellen!

4/29/2011 1:03:23 AM

 
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Incredible Winner,Ellen! Congratulations, my friend!

4/29/2011 6:42:16 AM

 
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Congratulation on this fantastic win, Ellen! :-) k

4/29/2011 12:57:17 PM

 
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Huge congratulations, Ellen!

4/29/2011 1:40:34 PM

 
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A real stunner of an image Ellen! Congrats on your most outstanding golden win!

4/29/2011 3:14:06 PM

 
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving 2nd Place WINNER! 8o)

4/29/2011 4:57:32 PM

 
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Congratulations Ellen on this well deserved gold winner. WTG

4/30/2011 11:57:49 AM

 
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Thanks sooooo much for the kind comments, friends!!

4/30/2011 8:48:48 PM

 
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An awesome capture, Ellen. Truly beautiful. Huge congrats on this fabulous GOLD.

5/1/2011 8:50:26 AM

 
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You must have been exhausted by the time you made this stop, you intrepid traveler, you! But, what a gorgeous shot you still managed to create.

5/2/2011 7:41:20 PM

 
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Congratulations on this fantastic 2nd place winner Ellen, and prayers are being lifted!

Have been unable to comment due to all the tornado's to the area here in north Alabama..but thankfully we are safe and we now have power again...

jo ann c.

5/4/2011 4:37:37 PM

 
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