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S is for Simplicity

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
"S" is for Simplicity
"S" is for Simplicity
© Freddy Bland
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Bobby Ray Goodman
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    Hi Freddy,Beautiful detail and color my friend.Out late last night chasing storms!!!!


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7/10/2011 8:05:16 AM

 
Julie Burnett
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"S" is also for stunning, Freddy, love the colors and composition!!


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7/10/2011 8:12:21 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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This is beautiful, Freddy. Love the colors.


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7/10/2011 8:17:45 AM

 
Susan Weisensel
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Beautiful color and capture Freddy.


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7/10/2011 8:46:29 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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What very lovely lines and colors, Freddy. Beautiful floral abstract.


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7/10/2011 9:08:23 AM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you so much, Bobby, Julie, Bojan, Susan and Nikki!!


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7/10/2011 9:23:47 AM

 
Carol Flisak
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Beautiful floral image, Freddy... love the color and lines!


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7/10/2011 9:30:41 AM

 
Carol Eade
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Really like how you composed this, Freddy, so pretty!


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7/10/2011 10:00:36 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Excellent comp. dof, colors and title, Freddy.


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7/10/2011 10:17:36 AM

 
Sarah A. Christian
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Wowee, Freddy, this is just a spectacular capture!!! Your own artistic way of seeing things and your personal creative artistry really show through in this image! I think it is one of your best ever works! Impressive, my friend!


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7/10/2011 10:44:08 AM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you so much, Carol F., Carol E., Tammy and Sarah!!


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7/10/2011 12:40:44 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Fabulous image! Love the colors and comp Freddy!

jo ann c.


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7/11/2011 7:34:41 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Lovely colors, curves, focus, dof, comp & macro work here, Freddy! It's a beauty, my friend!


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7/11/2011 3:38:21 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you, Jo Ann and Patrick, very much!!


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7/11/2011 4:25:06 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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This is so wonderfully beautiful and just totally lovely, Freddy! :-) k


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7/11/2011 5:52:24 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you very much, Kitty!!


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7/11/2011 6:05:38 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Wow Freddy!! Great eye spotting this one...so soft and such a beautiful mix of colours.


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7/11/2011 7:17:01 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you so much, Mary!!


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7/11/2011 7:41:53 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a wonderful macro!


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7/12/2011 1:37:53 PM

 
Gerri R. Jones
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Love all the curvy lines here, Freddy!!!


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7/13/2011 5:27:04 AM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you very muuch, Tiia and Gerri!!


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7/13/2011 5:36:31 AM

 
FERNANDA KINGSLEY-THOMAS
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Fantastic how you captured it. It is so different. Beautiful colours as well.


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7/13/2011 6:16:45 AM

 
Cheryl Schneider
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A lovely image, Freddy!


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7/13/2011 7:16:46 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you, Fernanda and Cheryl, very much!!


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7/13/2011 8:04:20 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Beautiful macro image with beautiful colors, Freddy!


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7/14/2011 6:17:15 AM

 
Sharon 
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Simply sophisticated and stunning!!! Well done, Freddy.


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7/16/2011 3:21:51 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you so much, Sabrina and Sharon!!!


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7/16/2011 3:59:43 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Outstanding, Freddie!
;) CC


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8/20/2011 9:47:01 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Simple and beautiful. Congratulations on your finalist, Freddy.


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8/25/2011 2:01:12 PM

 
Val Feldman
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This has it all - beautiful form, color, details, light, etc., etc., etc! :):) Congratulations, my OK friend, on a fabulous Finalist - all the best in the upcoming round!


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8/25/2011 2:19:35 PM

 
Phyllis A. Houghton
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Congratulations on your finalist Freddy. Good luck at the next level. This looks like it should get gold.


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8/25/2011 2:30:32 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Beautiful Finalist Freddy. Congratulations and thanks for the comment too!


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8/25/2011 2:32:30 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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What an awesome composition, Freddy! Congrats on your very deserving finalist!


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8/25/2011 3:50:03 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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"S" is also for striking! Positively amazing macro work Freddy! Congrats on your "striking" finalist!


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8/25/2011 4:49:50 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Another beautiful finalist, congratulations, Freddy!


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8/25/2011 5:33:06 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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Congratulation on your beautiful Finalist, Freddy!


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8/25/2011 6:09:44 PM

 
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Gorgeous


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8/25/2011 6:20:54 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you each and everyone for your super comments!!!!


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8/25/2011 6:49:22 PM

 
Mukesh Srivastava
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WOW!!! My fav. A Big congrats for the Silver and good luck for the GOLD, Freddy!!!!!


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8/25/2011 7:00:53 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Best of luck to you in the next round with this outstanding finalist, Freddy! Love that title!


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8/25/2011 9:00:22 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you very much, Mukesh and Mary!!!


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8/25/2011 10:22:37 PM

 
Cheryl Schneider
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I expected to see this one again. Congratulations, Freddy!


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8/26/2011 4:36:23 AM

 
FERNANDA KINGSLEY-THOMAS
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Congratulations Freddy. I love it.Well deserved and good luck on the next round.


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8/26/2011 5:09:45 AM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you so much Cheryl and Fernanda!!!


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8/26/2011 5:57:20 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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CONGRATULATIONS Freddy on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <><


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8/26/2011 7:27:11 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations on this amazing finalist, Freddy...love it!


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8/26/2011 11:45:21 AM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank yo so much, Nancy and Patricia!!


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8/26/2011 12:16:18 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Many thank you's, BetterPhoto Judges, for my gold winning image!!


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8/26/2011 12:16:50 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Well done, Freddy. Congratulations!


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8/26/2011 12:18:52 PM

 
Julie Burnett
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Well, I finally have a little time to congratulate the finalists, and here this stunning image has a well deserved gold attached!! Congratulations, Freddy!!


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8/26/2011 1:00:20 PM

 
Val Feldman
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Can you see me smiling...Look South and a little West...there I be - with one bigger than TX smile!!! WTG, OK Gal, a well-deserved and beautiful Gold Win!!!


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8/26/2011 1:10:27 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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This just had to be a Gold Winner...congratulations Freddy..

jo ann c.


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8/26/2011 1:12:30 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Many thank you's, Bojan, Julie, Val and Jo Ann!!! I'm smiling today, too!!!!


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8/26/2011 1:20:21 PM

 
FERNANDA KINGSLEY-THOMAS
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Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so happy for you. You are an artist my friend.


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8/26/2011 2:20:17 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Hi Freddy, big congrats on this gorgeous winner!!!


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8/26/2011 3:32:20 PM

 
Cheryl Schneider
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No surprise here! Congratulations!!!!


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8/26/2011 3:53:12 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you very much, Fernanda, Phyllis and Cheryl!!!


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8/26/2011 7:43:58 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Yeah Freddy!! I'm so happy for you, congrats on your well deserved win!!


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8/26/2011 7:54:16 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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So glad to see this lovely macro in the Winners'Circle!
CONGRATULATIONS, Freddy!


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8/27/2011 1:37:02 AM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you very much, Mary D and Mary R!!!


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8/27/2011 4:41:31 AM

 
Sarah A. Christian
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Congratulations, Freddy, for this Gold Winner! Definitely you have a way with flowers, and this is excellence through and through! Well deserved Win!


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8/27/2011 4:44:59 AM

 
Carol Eade
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This is so beautiful...happy to see this win, big congratulations, Freddy!


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8/27/2011 5:04:21 AM

 
Marijana Fajgl
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Big congratulations on your amazing winner, Freddy!


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8/27/2011 10:31:27 AM

 
Freddy Bland
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Many thank you's, Sarah, Carol and Marijana!!!


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8/27/2011 10:41:21 AM

 
Sue Overson
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Congratulations Freddy! Beautifully composed!


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8/27/2011 12:16:19 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you so much, Sue! Appreciate it!!


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8/27/2011 12:50:26 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a stunning winner, Freddy.


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8/27/2011 1:57:40 PM

 
Sharon 
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WTG, Freddy!!! HUGE congratulations on your amazing and well deserved winner!


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8/27/2011 10:13:08 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Hey Leslie and Sharon, thank you so much!!


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8/27/2011 10:13:49 PM

 
Sabrina Ryan
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Gorgeous Winning image, Freddy!


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8/28/2011 7:37:50 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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This is so beautiful, Freddy! Congrats on your win!


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8/28/2011 9:18:23 AM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you, Sabrina and Terry, so much!!


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8/28/2011 9:43:08 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Hello Freddy: We have known each other for many years and I have been a witness to the lovely images that you have produced. I cannot begin to tell you how happy I am for you as you are one of the most deserving members at BP.
Relish the feeling of accomplishment and know that it was earned with very hard work and never giving up.. Love your work girl, Merna


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8/28/2011 8:28:37 PM

 
Stephanie Halstead
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Beautiful in composition and color. Congratulations1


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8/29/2011 8:33:50 AM

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

UB.


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8/31/2011 10:39:27 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Merna, Stephanie and Usman, thank you very much!!


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8/31/2011 11:05:48 PM

 
Rosemary Sampson
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Fabulous job, Freddy. Crisp, great pov and colors. Well done!


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9/8/2011 6:51:40 PM

 
Freddy Bland
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Thank you so much, Rosemary!!


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9/9/2011 2:07:05 PM

 
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