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Making Memories

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Making Memories
Making Memories

Birch Aquarium
La Jolla, California
September 30, 2010

50 mm - f/1.8 II - Canon EF
RAW / Aperture Priority / -2/3 EC
F 2.5 @ 1/320 ISO 1600

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Sherran Andersen
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    How sweet.


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5/27/2011 8:56:08 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Wow, amazing capture here. I love the look on the big fish's face, he looks a bit grumpy.


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5/27/2011 9:41:05 PM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Looks like a winner to me!


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5/28/2011 2:23:07 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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Very difficult shot to make, and you've succeeded with aplomb, Donna.


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5/28/2011 3:03:25 AM

 
Jack Gaskin
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WONDERFUL CAPTURE Gotta love the kids reactions

Happy Shooting
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5/28/2011 3:21:45 AM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Another gold badger winner Donna...marvelous work!


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5/28/2011 3:55:54 AM

 
Rolando Rosito
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This is a winner to me Donna, fantastic!


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5/28/2011 4:58:06 AM

 
Carol Eade
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Fabulous image, Donna, terrific comp!


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5/28/2011 5:20:25 AM

 
Joy Rector
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beautiful shot


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5/28/2011 5:30:27 AM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Wow, just stunning Donna!!


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5/28/2011 5:55:08 AM

 
Jill Odice
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This went right into the favs! It is screaming WINNER!!!! ;- 0 have a great weekend Donna!


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5/28/2011 11:05:22 AM

 
JudyAnn Rector
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Wonderful image, Donna... super work in a very difficult situation.


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5/28/2011 11:51:17 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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What a wonderful photo Donna!! I know how hard it was to get anything there, and this is such a great shot!!


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5/28/2011 2:47:07 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Your timing/exposure is absolutely superb on this, Donna!! A winner in my book all the way! Deb


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5/29/2011 8:51:04 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Wow, awesome shot, Donna, a fav and best wishes for a win!

Debby


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5/29/2011 6:09:29 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Wonderful capture Donna!


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5/29/2011 7:18:26 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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How did you get that grumpy fish to be looking down at her finger??


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5/30/2011 3:20:03 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Delightful capture, Donna!
Lots of interest.
Great comp!
~♥~lsia


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6/2/2011 6:47:43 AM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on this fabulous finalist Donna!


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6/22/2011 1:02:14 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Congratulations on your well deserved Finalist, Donna!


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6/22/2011 1:09:28 PM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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What a wonderful picture and a perfect title! It is these small moments in time that we remember all our days. Congratulations for your Finalist.


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6/22/2011 1:33:14 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Donna!


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6/22/2011 1:36:05 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Photobucket

WOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your AWESOME finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!

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6/22/2011 2:06:58 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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I'm so excited, thank you everyone!!!

Donna


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6/22/2011 2:09:40 PM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Huge congrats, Donna! Beautiful capture and well deserved!


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6/22/2011 2:28:53 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Big congratulations on your awesome Finalist, Donna!!


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6/22/2011 3:25:29 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on your finalist, Donna! This gets my vote for best in show!
Best wishes,
Debby


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6/22/2011 3:57:32 PM

 
Jill Odice
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So far I am right :-) WINNER :-) Congrats, I love this!


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6/22/2011 4:06:43 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your finalist, Donna. Good luck in the next round.


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6/22/2011 4:35:51 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Your aquarium series is fantastic Donna!! Congratulations!


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6/22/2011 4:47:01 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congrats on your super finalist Donna!

Best of luck in the next round!

jo ann c.


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6/22/2011 4:55:52 PM

 
Phillip R. Connolly
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Congratulations, Donna!!! This is a stunner, and I'm sure it will go further!! Excellent capture!!

Phil


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6/22/2011 5:08:17 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great capture, congratulations!


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6/22/2011 5:31:50 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Love it!
Congratz!
~♥~Lisa


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6/22/2011 6:28:49 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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So glad to see this one again! Amazing Finalist Donna!


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6/22/2011 6:32:30 PM

 
Nancy J. Bergeson
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Stunning, awesome composition, Congrats on your Finalist


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6/22/2011 7:00:45 PM

 
Dick Jenkins
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Love it, love it, love it.........


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6/22/2011 7:08:46 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Congratulations, Donna!


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6/22/2011 7:40:11 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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CONGRATZ on this terrific Finalist and good luck up next, Donna!!!

UB.


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6/22/2011 8:18:35 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Congrats on your superb finalist!


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6/22/2011 9:39:35 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulatiions on your finalist and good luck in the next round !!


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6/22/2011 9:42:51 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulatiions on your finalist and good luck in the next round !!


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6/22/2011 9:42:55 PM

 
Dianne 
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Beautiful! Congratulations!


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6/22/2011 10:24:03 PM

 
Naomi Weiser
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pictures tells a full story, I love it, congrats!


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6/22/2011 11:24:42 PM

 
Janet McNeil
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!!! Good luck in the next round!!


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6/23/2011 4:02:09 AM

 
Marilyn Cornwell
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What a strong Finalist! This is amazing!


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6/23/2011 4:18:39 AM

 
Kathy Cline
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So sweet Donna, just wish some of mine turned out this amazing! Congratulations on a well deserved award.

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6/23/2011 6:57:17 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Excellent and heartwarming photo. Congratulations Donna!


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6/23/2011 7:34:33 AM

 
Kelley J. Heffelfinger
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Definitely a difficult shot, but you did it. Love the fish & kids. Well done.


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6/23/2011 7:57:26 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations, Donna! I tried several like this while I was in CA, but nothing seemed to come out remotely this good.


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6/23/2011 10:27:33 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations on your awesome finalist Donna!!


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6/23/2011 10:47:30 AM

 
Maria Coulson
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Donna, love the clarity and colors. Congratulations1


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6/23/2011 11:27:35 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations, Donna! WTG!


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6/23/2011 11:46:46 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on two beautiful finalists, Donna.


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6/23/2011 12:12:56 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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WOOOHOOOOO, CONGRATULATIONS DONNA!!!!


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6/23/2011 12:49:42 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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Well Im not surprised.
I hope your celebrating.
xoxo


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6/23/2011 12:58:54 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Nope, no surprise here....big congrats Donna on this wonderful winner!!!


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6/23/2011 1:14:19 PM

 
Joseph M. Muench
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Hey, Donna...way to go!
-Joe


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6/23/2011 1:19:29 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your win...very nice


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6/23/2011 1:25:16 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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YES! WTG, Donna -- congratulations!


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6/23/2011 1:27:42 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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CONGRATULATIONS on this great prize Donna!!!!!!


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6/23/2011 1:30:33 PM

 
Millie A. Talarico
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Congratulations, Donna!!


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6/23/2011 1:34:06 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congrats on your beautiful WINNER Donna!!!


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6/23/2011 1:34:48 PM

 
Sarah A. Christian
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Congratulations, Donna, for your spectacular Winner!


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6/23/2011 1:35:59 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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WTG Donna!! Congratulations on your First Place Win !!


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6/23/2011 1:43:26 PM

 
Melissa Olsen
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A perfect 1st place win!
Congrats!


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6/23/2011 1:52:07 PM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Congratulations ... a beautiful winning image!


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6/23/2011 1:57:35 PM

 
Denis Bennett
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great, amusing, and riveting!


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6/23/2011 2:12:53 PM

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


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6/23/2011 2:19:21 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Winning image, Donna!


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6/23/2011 2:30:47 PM

 
David Phalen
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Huge Congrats on your First Place Winner!!


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6/23/2011 2:34:50 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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The judges did very well with this first place selection Donna. I love this image. Congratulations.


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6/23/2011 2:54:05 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Donna - Congratulations! That is such a neat shot! - Mike


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6/23/2011 3:10:12 PM

 
Bunny Snow
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The judges picked this First Place winner perfectly. Congratulations, Donna, I also love this creation!!!!!


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6/23/2011 3:16:11 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
FIRST PLACE WINNER! 8o)


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6/23/2011 3:37:31 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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You rock girl. This is such an awesome capture and well deserving of a FIRST PLACE WIN. Huge congrats Donna. You will sleep well tonight.


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6/23/2011 4:02:40 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations once again!


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6/23/2011 4:04:59 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congratulations on your wonderful winner Donna, great story telling image.


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Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations, Donna, on your excellent first place win!!!


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6/23/2011 4:10:29 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on this fantastic winner, Donna! :-) k


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6/23/2011 4:27:07 PM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Big congratulations on your beautiful First Place winner, Donna!!


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6/23/2011 4:35:45 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Congratulations on this BIG win, Donna!!


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6/23/2011 4:36:23 PM

 
marcia A. molnar  

Wonderful work! Congratulations!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful shots!


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6/23/2011 4:44:58 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on an amazing winner, Donna.


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6/23/2011 4:54:48 PM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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Great Job and many congrats to you.


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6/23/2011 5:01:47 PM

 
Cindy Hamilton
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What a great story telling winner. Love it!


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6/23/2011 5:15:23 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Donna on your fabulous First Place Win!


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6/23/2011 5:16:23 PM

 
Rolando Rosito
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I knew it Donna, Big Congratulations!!


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6/23/2011 5:37:04 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Congratulations, Donna, on your First Place, it's such a wonderful image!


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6/23/2011 5:38:19 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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AWEsome shot....Congratulations on your first place win!


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6/23/2011 5:42:16 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this awesome Gold 1st Place Winner Donna!

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6/23/2011 6:55:05 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this awesome Gold 1st Place Winner Donna!

jo ann c.


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6/23/2011 6:55:29 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Congratulations on your First Place Winner Donna! This is such a magical image, well deserved!


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6/23/2011 7:00:14 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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This is just fabulous Donna! I couldn,t be happier for you! A huge congratulations on this first place winner! Wo-oo woo!


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6/23/2011 8:28:15 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Told you it's an awesome series!! Big Congratulations on this excellent First Place Winner Donna!!


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6/23/2011 9:30:58 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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So happy to see this get the First Place Gold, Donna. CONGRATZ!!!

UB.


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6/23/2011 10:05:23 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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100% theme fit - and so gorgeous photo! Big congrats Donna!


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6/23/2011 11:05:05 PM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Donna!


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6/23/2011 11:10:05 PM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Congratulations on your wonderful first place image, Donna! Great moment captured.


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6/24/2011 2:43:54 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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WTG Donna, congrats on your first prize winner!!!


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6/24/2011 3:20:52 AM

 
Courtenay Vanderbilt
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Huge Congrats, Donna!


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6/24/2011 3:49:08 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations, Donna! WTG!


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6/24/2011 7:26:39 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Congratulations Donna on your Gold. :O)


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6/24/2011 8:20:59 AM

 
Michael Robichaud
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Beautiful keepsake photo, a well deserved first place photo! Congrats.


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6/24/2011 9:53:01 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS!!! WTG :)
I L O V E this Donna!! Excellent WINNER!!


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6/24/2011 10:06:42 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats for your outstanding winner, Donna.


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6/24/2011 10:11:43 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations on your Winner!


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6/24/2011 10:52:47 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you everyone, you have left so many kind and inspirational comments. I'm deeply honored and moved to tears of joy. Also, a huge THANK YOU to the Judges and Jim Miotke!! I really enjoy being a member of this community of OUTSTANDING photographers!!! I have made so many life long friends on this website!!!

Wow, how exciting!!! Thanks again!!!

Donna


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6/24/2011 2:22:46 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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Many congratulations on your First Place Win, Donna! Wonderful capture!


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6/24/2011 3:15:08 PM

 
Kim Andelkovic (Kovic)
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Congratulations Donna on your 1st place win.....its a wonderful image :-)


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6/24/2011 4:14:16 PM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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Congratulations, Donna on your exceptional First Place Winner.


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6/24/2011 6:12:32 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Fantastic Donna! A B*I*G congratulations!


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6/24/2011 11:51:47 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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A fabulous first place winner, Donna! Congratulations!


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6/25/2011 4:37:24 AM

 
Maria Capilupi
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Awesome image, well-deserving of first place. Congratulations Donna!


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6/25/2011 8:15:57 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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WTG, Donna. Huge congtrats on this spectacular GOLD. Just gorgeous.


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6/25/2011 8:58:04 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Well...you know how I feel about this amazing image, Donna! Huge congratulations on your BRILLIANT FIRST PLACE WINNER! Deb


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6/25/2011 10:00:15 AM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Outstanding, Donna! Congratulations on your First place win.


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6/25/2011 3:41:02 PM

 
Stanley C. Sims  

Stunning image Donna. Well deserved of the gold. Congratulations.


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6/25/2011 5:39:15 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Wonderful image, Donna! Big congratulations on your win!!


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6/25/2011 9:22:03 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Great moment with phenomenal color and light, Donna...congrats on a wonderful First Place Win!!


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6/25/2011 10:05:59 PM

 
Janet Fikar
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Brilliant shot! Congratulations on your well deserved win!


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6/26/2011 5:22:22 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your win, Donna.


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6/26/2011 5:41:51 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations, Donna, on another wonderfully captured aquarium image and on your gold.


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6/26/2011 9:28:46 AM

 
Robert Jensen
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Great capture - glad the judges chose this one.


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6/26/2011 9:57:23 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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Congratulations Donna on your win!


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6/26/2011 1:31:02 PM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your winner,Donna!


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6/27/2011 2:16:40 AM

 
Lydia Williams
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This is fantastic, Donna...what a memory and keepsake to have. Well done!
Congratulations on your win!


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6/27/2011 7:28:49 AM

 
Maria Coulson
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Donna, huge congratulations on your first place!!


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6/27/2011 7:49:21 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Donna, this is marvelous!
Congratulations on your First Place Win!


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6/28/2011 12:07:27 AM

 
Christine Czernin
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Many congrats on this fabulous win, Donna.
One can see the wonder and admiration of the kids, without seeing their faces.


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6/28/2011 9:14:13 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you all so very much! Your comments are a true inspiration and deeply appreciated!!

Take care and best of luck!

Donna


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6/28/2011 5:18:33 PM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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Such a great image for the theme of sharing, Donna!!! A big congratulations for this first place win! And, for so many of your WATER SPORT images featured in the Snapshot!!!


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6/29/2011 8:02:43 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Congratulations Donna on this fantastic winner!


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6/30/2011 3:58:43 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Super detail and color, Donna!!


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6/30/2011 6:34:20 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Congrats on your wonderful winner Donna!


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6/30/2011 11:24:40 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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An awesome first place win, Donna! Huge congratulations!


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7/1/2011 6:42:23 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Congratulations to all of the Award Winners for May 2011. Merna


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7/11/2011 4:10:13 PM

 
JudyAnn Rector
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Loved it the moment I saw it the first time... CONGRATULATIONS on a very well deserved win!!


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7/13/2011 2:03:29 PM

 
Carolyn McIntosh
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Thought I should visit your gallery again. This is one amazing photo and so well captured and composed.

I have been MIA for awhile.


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7/14/2011 5:42:00 PM

 
Craig W. Myers
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Just outstanding, Donna. Great story image. Congratulations.


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7/16/2011 8:47:00 PM

 
Kimber Wallwork-Heineman
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Wonderful - my favorite of all!


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7/28/2011 3:47:31 PM

 
Josie  Detmers
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Perfect candid shot, Donna!! Congratulations on your award! You have lots of beautiful photos in your gallery!!


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11/6/2011 2:53:45 PM

 
Zsuzsanna M. Szugyi
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Wow, amazing capture! Congratulation, Donna!


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1/15/2012 7:14:56 PM

 
Rod Partington
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Fantastic capture! Well deserved win.


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8/3/2012 7:41:01 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks again to each and every one of you. Your kind and inspirational comments are AWESOME.....very much appreciated!!

Take care,

Donna


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8/3/2012 7:54:02 AM

 
Gunther Allen
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What a treat to look through your gallery... Such awesome winning photos. Great eye and congrats on your achievements!


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