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Low Tide Formations

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Low Tide Formations
Low Tide Formations

Crystal Cove, California
October 28, 2011

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Lens
RAW / Aperture Priority / 3 Exposures / 17 mm
F 16 @ 1/15, 1/30, 1/100 sec ISO 100


© Donna LaMattino Pagakis
Canon EOS Digital ...

 
 
 
Jack Gaskin
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    Gorgeous in every respect

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10/30/2011 5:05:19 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Love the star burst! Beautiful lighting!


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10/30/2011 7:04:04 AM

 
Joanne E. Bohenstengel
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Beautiful.


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10/30/2011 8:46:02 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Your rock turned out beautiful Donna!!


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10/30/2011 9:05:20 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Wow! This is just beautiful Donna! Looks like a winner in my book!


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10/30/2011 11:24:46 AM

 
Melinda F. Schneider
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Spectacular!!


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10/30/2011 2:07:44 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Oh my, I'll bet you'll be back here, Donna. Love the sunburst around the rock, too. Lovely as always.


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10/30/2011 2:11:56 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Gorgeous!


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10/30/2011 2:28:55 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Wow, Donna! Beautiful capture!


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10/30/2011 2:37:38 PM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Beautifully breathtaking Donna.


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10/30/2011 3:42:50 PM

 
Susan Weisensel
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Gorgeous!!!


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10/30/2011 4:39:56 PM

 
Kristy A. Keene
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If this isn't the Grand Prize Winner, it would be a shame! ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!!!


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10/31/2011 12:49:29 AM

 
Joy Rector
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gorgeous


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10/31/2011 4:10:01 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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WOW...look at that light!! Your exposure is fabulous, Donna! The colors are to die for. Beautiful image!! Deb


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10/31/2011 10:47:37 AM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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This is a winner for sure. Love it!


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11/2/2011 12:55:55 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you everyone!!! I'm so happy to share this beautiful location with all of you!

Donna


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11/5/2011 4:55:31 PM

 
Rudi Reiner
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Superb! Perfect capture & beautiful colors


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12/19/2011 8:41:00 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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superb finalist Donna, huge congrats!


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8/29/2012 6:04:13 AM

 
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An excellent concept


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8/29/2012 7:01:37 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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I'm so happy to see this amazing capture again girlfriend!! Golden all the way!! Congratulations!!


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8/29/2012 7:18:51 AM

 
Naomi Weiser
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wow! congrats


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8/29/2012 8:15:24 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations on this golden gorgeous finalist, Donna.


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8/29/2012 8:17:29 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Stunning Donna!! Congrats on your finalist!!


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8/29/2012 8:19:59 AM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Beautiful! Congrats


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8/29/2012 9:20:47 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Beautiful! I love the details in the shaded side of the rock. Congratulations!


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8/29/2012 2:58:33 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Terrific use of light, Donna. Congratulations on the beautiful finalist.


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8/29/2012 7:17:44 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Dang! I'm envious, Donna. Outstanding and congrats to you!!


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8/29/2012 8:05:40 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Donna!!


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8/29/2012 10:30:28 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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Donna, Outstanding capture. Congrats and good luck.


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8/30/2012 3:04:19 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Stunning Donna!! Congratulations!


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8/31/2012 2:47:14 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congrats, Donna on your stunning finalist!


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8/31/2012 1:17:02 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Stunning shot Donna, congrats!


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8/31/2012 5:33:37 PM

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

This was a very memorable sunset. A big thank you to my friend, Erica Murphy. She was with me and brought me to this gorgeous location.

Take care,

Donna


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8/31/2012 7:28:27 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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fabulous winner Donna... congratulations!!!


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8/31/2012 7:30:16 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Huge congrats on your winning Gold, Donna!


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8/31/2012 7:45:31 PM

 
Robin R.
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Congrats. Beautifully captured.


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8/31/2012 8:07:10 PM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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Superb image and winner,huge congratulations,Donna!!


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8/31/2012 8:31:47 PM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Awesome colors, Donna! Congratulations!


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8/31/2012 9:10:50 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Woo-hoo! I knew this one would get recognized! Fantastic, Donna, and congratulations!


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8/31/2012 10:01:26 PM

 
Cheryl Schneider
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A beauty, Donna. Congratulations!


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8/31/2012 11:02:02 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Congratulations on your beautiful winner Donna!


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8/31/2012 11:56:23 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Beautiful. Congratulations on your win, Donna.


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9/1/2012 2:25:58 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on your win!!!


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9/1/2012 3:15:54 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Congratulations Donna, on this beautiful Gold. :O)


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9/1/2012 4:39:39 AM

 
Diane Dupuis-Kallos
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gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!!!!!!!!! congrats!!!!!!!


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9/1/2012 5:11:03 AM

 
Anita Hogue
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Absolutely glorious! Congratulations Donna!


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9/1/2012 5:19:24 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Donna on your fabulous winner!


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9/1/2012 6:01:17 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful Donna, congratulations!


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9/1/2012 6:08:44 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Fabulous, Donna - congratulations on this win, too!


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9/1/2012 6:43:32 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Yay! Congrats on your golden win Donna!


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9/1/2012 8:17:38 AM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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This is totally amazing. Huge congrats


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9/1/2012 9:00:57 AM

 
Joseph T. Pilonero
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I love this, Donna. Great the way you got just a hint of a star effect on the edge of the rock, too. Congratulations for this fabulous winner. TED


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9/1/2012 9:06:22 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Donna


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9/1/2012 9:32:10 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on this fantastic 2nd Place Gold Winner Donna!!

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9/1/2012 12:53:29 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Absolutely gorgeous shot and an absolutely well deserved win, Donna! CONGRATULATIONS!


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9/1/2012 2:20:24 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Beautiful, congratulations!!!


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9/1/2012 2:31:26 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this wonderful winner Donna!!


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9/1/2012 3:36:29 PM

 
Don Johnson
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Beautiful Donna. Simply beautiful. Congratulations!


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9/1/2012 6:15:13 PM

 
Carla Capra
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Wow, Wow, Wow!!
Stunning!
Congratulations.


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9/1/2012 7:15:23 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Congratulations on your beautiful Win, Donna!!


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9/1/2012 10:24:00 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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A stunning winner, Donna!

Congratulations!
Debby


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9/2/2012 5:25:43 AM

 
Jill Odice
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Congrats on your winning shot Donna! You really have that new camera all figured out! This makes me feel like I am standing right there!


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9/2/2012 3:50:44 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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BIG congrats Donna on this fabulous winner!!!


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9/2/2012 8:37:40 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Gorgeous image! Congratulations on your win!


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9/2/2012 10:42:32 PM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Congrats Donna...way to go.


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9/3/2012 8:19:55 AM

 
Lydia Williams
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Wow, Beautiful! Congratulations, Donna!


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9/3/2012 10:18:35 AM

 
Christine Czernin
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Congratulations on this gorgeous gold winner, Donna.
You caught the light superbly.


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9/3/2012 12:24:19 PM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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No surprise here, Donna. Huge congrats.


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9/3/2012 7:04:32 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations to you Donna!! I always thought this was a special image. YES on going back there again soon!! Now that school has started it should be less busy there.


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9/4/2012 1:14:25 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Fantastic win Donna!


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9/4/2012 5:00:52 PM

 
Carmody Baker
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Just beautiful Donna. Congratulations!


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9/4/2012 6:21:58 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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WOWZER again! CONGRATS and have a blessed day Donna.


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9/6/2012 4:14:05 AM

 
David M. Montero
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Fantastic! Congratulations on your win Donna!


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9/9/2012 3:25:04 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Awesome, Donna...congrats on the gold!


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9/10/2012 4:04:41 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Huge CONGRATZ on this stunning Second Place Gold, Donna!!!

UB.


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9/13/2012 3:19:37 AM

 
Robert Jensen
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beautiful image - congratulations


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10/1/2012 11:58:10 AM

 
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