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Determined   Featured in PhotoFlash #102
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Determined
Determined

My son, Andy, is on the cliff overlooking the Pacific.

La Jolla Cove, California
September 30, 2011

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Lens
RAW / Aperture Priority / -2/3 EC / 17 mm
F 11 @ 1/500 ISO 400

*Travel & Place*
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Canon EOS Digital ...

 
 
 
Tiia Vissak
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    a wonderful shot!

9/30/2011 11:58:06 PM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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Breathtaking!

10/1/2011 1:09:49 AM

 
Joy Rector
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awesome

10/1/2011 4:24:00 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Gorgeous scene - what a beautiful sky you had for the backdrop here.

10/1/2011 4:41:26 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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E X C E L L E N T ! ! !
Such and inspiring image in sooooooo many ways Donna :) HOPE TO SEE IT GOLD!!!!!!!

10/1/2011 9:00:21 AM

 
Michele Peterson
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I absolutely LOVE this, Donna!! Incredible photo!!!

10/1/2011 9:13:17 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you for all of your outstanding and inspirational comments. What a wonderful beach to visit. I loved every minute of it. Actually, I loved it so much, I went back three days in a row!!!
Take care,
Donna

10/1/2011 10:20:58 AM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Fabulous shot Donna!!!!!!

10/1/2011 10:34:54 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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What a beautiful beach and such perfect lighting, Donna...wonderful capture, and I love seeing your son in the picture giving it a great perspective of scale!

10/2/2011 9:28:57 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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I bet he felt like he was on top of the world, Donna!! The lighting here is AMAZING!!!! Breathtakingly beautiful!!! Deb

10/3/2011 10:46:41 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Beautiful capture of the scene here and your son adds that extra special touch. CONGRATZ on being featured in PhotoFlash # 102, Donna!

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10/5/2011 4:27:20 AM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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What a spectacular shot! Bless BP for featuring it in PF#102. Give that son of yours an extra hug!

10/5/2011 4:29:34 AM

 
Michele Peterson
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Congratulations on being featured in the newsletter, Donna!! Fantastic photo!!

10/5/2011 7:58:41 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Congratulations on your spectacular feature Donna!

10/5/2011 8:17:55 AM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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Saw it featured in PF and it drew me in. Gorgeous like a painting, Donna!

10/5/2011 9:39:46 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Beautiful capture, light, and clouds, Donna.

10/5/2011 5:32:40 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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What an awesome photo Donna!!!

10/6/2011 8:54:18 AM

 
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Cool photo!

11/18/2011 8:42:26 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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Super shot Donna! Did you see the seals? I cant wait to go back there next year!

12/28/2011 7:52:02 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations on your gorgeous Finalist, Donna!

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2/26/2012 5:08:15 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Huge congrats on another well deserved Finalist and good luck in the next round, Donna!

2/26/2012 5:26:52 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations & good luck on this incredible finalist, Donna!

2/26/2012 5:41:21 PM

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

2/26/2012 5:49:31 PM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Congratulations on another beauty, Donna!

2/26/2012 5:54:32 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Terrific finalist Donna! Congratulations!

2/26/2012 6:20:39 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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WOW...stunning in every way. Congratulations on a fantastic finalist. Hope to see this one again !!

2/26/2012 6:31:34 PM

 
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Way to go Donna!

Congrats on your awesome finalist!

jo ann c.

2/26/2012 7:04:25 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Congrats Donna! The clouds add so much to thia awesome image!

2/26/2012 7:22:24 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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AMAZING DONNA
Congratulations. GOD BLESS

2/26/2012 7:47:38 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Excellent perspective and capture Donna! Congratulations!

2/26/2012 7:54:00 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! !
You now how much I LOVE this!!! Hope to see it again!!! :)

2/26/2012 9:49:45 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATZ on another fabulous image and Finalist award, Donna.

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2/26/2012 10:43:21 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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spectacular... huge congrats Donna!!!

2/27/2012 2:20:35 AM

 
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Congrats on this wonderful finalist Donna!

2/27/2012 5:48:54 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you for your kindness. This photograph is extra special to me, especially since that is my son, on the cliff. A reminder of a beach adventure of a lifetime.

Take care and good luck!!!

Donna

2/27/2012 7:50:08 AM

 
Naomi Weiser
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congrats!

2/27/2012 8:01:04 AM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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If this one isn't hanging on your walls, it should be. Congratulations for the Finalist and thank you for sharing this memory with all of us.

2/27/2012 8:07:00 AM

 
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Great perspective

2/27/2012 9:08:59 AM

 
Carolyn McIntosh
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I love this place . . and have stood exactly where he is standing . .. and Congrats on your Finalist Award . .. it is wonderful when a piece that has such personal meaning is recognized also as a great piece of art. Kudos.

2/27/2012 10:11:54 AM

 
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Congratulation again on another great finalist, Donna

2/27/2012 10:28:13 AM

 
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Love the sense of scale this young man gives the scene.

2/27/2012 10:46:36 AM

 
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Huge congrats and very best luck with your awesome finalists, Donna!!! Absolutely gorgeous in every way !!!

2/27/2012 11:51:01 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)

2/27/2012 12:17:14 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Big congratulations on your finalist for this very special image, Donna!

2/27/2012 1:30:48 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats!

2/27/2012 2:50:41 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Terrific capture, Donna! Congratulations!

2/27/2012 3:02:01 PM

 
Stan J. Bendkowski
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Donna!

2/27/2012 3:05:23 PM

 
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WOW, beautiful, Donna. CONGRATULATIONS!

2/27/2012 3:23:07 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Congratulations Donna, I still love this image! :-)

2/27/2012 4:28:28 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Gorgeous - as always Donna! Congratulations!!!

2/27/2012 9:03:56 PM

 
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Very nice, Donna. Congrats.

2/28/2012 7:45:34 PM

 
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