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Beauty and Thorns

 
 
Rob Friedman
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    Great image Stephen--love the selective coloring!


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7/8/2004 3:46:46 AM

 
Cathy T. Vettes
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Beautiful Stephen !! The selective coloring is wonderful and I love the different textures in this... Well done Stephen !!


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7/8/2004 3:49:36 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Beauty and Thorns


Every Rose has its thorn. Just like every cowboy sings a ... oh you know the song. Great capture and presentation, Stephen.

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7/8/2004 3:49:38 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Wonderful Stephen!!


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7/8/2004 4:05:15 AM

 
Kristen McKain
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excelent, Stephen!


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7/8/2004 4:06:05 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Beautiful composition Stephen!


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7/8/2004 4:06:57 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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very nice...


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7/8/2004 4:13:20 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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This is very creative...I especially like the color selection...


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7/8/2004 4:14:55 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Wow, that pops!


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7/8/2004 4:15:32 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Magnificent (as always), Stephen, I hope you never run out of this red, eh… You are the absolute master of this color and its selective uses. I love it all (as usual). Very well done, my very dear friend - Allan


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7/8/2004 4:16:44 AM

 
Joy Brown
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Beautiful, Stephen!


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7/8/2004 4:59:06 AM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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WOW Stephen, beautiful image and composition!!!! Love it!!


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7/8/2004 5:33:17 AM

 
Paul C. Gazzanigo
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Nice comp and impact, Stephen!


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7/8/2004 5:37:27 AM

 
Michael Allen  

"Sharp" image Stephen.

Nice pop on the color, great framing.


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7/8/2004 6:10:54 AM

 
Michael Wehrman
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Great image Stephen


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7/8/2004 6:24:22 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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OUTSTANDING, Stephen!!!!!!


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7/8/2004 6:24:56 AM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Wonderful Stephen...great selective coloring!!


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7/8/2004 6:33:00 AM

 
Gianna Stadelmyer
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Gorgeous, Stephen!!!!!!


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7/8/2004 7:49:34 AM

 
Karen Beri
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I know it's already been said, but WOW is what came to mind when I saw this beautiful, creative work!


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7/8/2004 9:44:14 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks for all the "Wonderful" Comments!


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7/8/2004 9:49:55 AM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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WOW!! this is magnificent as always, love the way the Red Rose stands out. very creative Stephen. Perfect photo!!


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7/8/2004 10:44:32 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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I like the mixture here, between the rose and barbwire. And as always your selective coloring is awesome.


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7/8/2004 11:42:46 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Robin and Darren!


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7/8/2004 12:54:09 PM

 
Kathleen F. Greer
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Beautiful job Stephen!!!


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7/8/2004 2:31:09 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Kathleen!


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7/8/2004 3:39:04 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Love That Saturation On The Red Stephen!!


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7/8/2004 7:21:51 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Terry!


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7/8/2004 7:38:12 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Very imaginative combination of such different subjects and contrasting textures, Stephen!


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7/8/2004 9:54:55 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Great image Stephen!


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7/9/2004 2:07:08 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Carol and Karen!


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7/9/2004 3:49:25 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Absolutely magnificent. Got a jaw drop and gasp out of this one!! Great use of selective coloring!!!


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7/9/2004 6:16:22 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks very much Marcie. That means a lot to me!


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7/9/2004 1:31:31 PM

 
Jessica McCollam
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I love the whole concept of the red rose. I love all the red rose shots! You are so talented!!! Great eye!


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7/11/2004 8:27:48 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks. I got that eye after shooting about 5000 rolls of film! :-)


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7/11/2004 8:29:51 PM

 
Deborah A. Sharkey  

Beautiful work Stephen.


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7/11/2004 9:31:51 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Deborah!


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7/12/2004 3:44:17 AM

 
Carol Engstrom
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This is a wonderful shot, Stephen. Very eye catching. I'm enjoying your gallery--catching up on all the pics I've missed lately.


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7/15/2004 3:44:56 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thank You Carol! :-)


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7/15/2004 4:12:53 PM

 
ilana Peled
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This IS the winner !!!!


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8/14/2004 2:23:45 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Great Job On This One Stephen Congrats To You On Your Finalist!!


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8/14/2004 4:19:41 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Congratulations!!!!!


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8/14/2004 5:55:03 AM

 
Heather L. Jacks
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Congrats Stephen! BEautiful!


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8/14/2004 6:34:40 AM

 
Sherrie H. Penny  

Stephen, very nice... Love it! soft and simple with rough and sharp....


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8/14/2004 6:34:45 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Another excellent work, Stephen!
Congratulations,

bill


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8/14/2004 6:36:31 AM

 
Kathleen F. Greer
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Congrats Stephen!!


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8/14/2004 6:47:16 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Ahh the red is back, congrats again Stephen!


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8/14/2004 6:49:39 AM

 
Carol Engstrom
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Congratulations Stephen! So well deserved!


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8/14/2004 7:39:25 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Congrats to you Stephen. This is one awesome image!!


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8/14/2004 7:41:44 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Beautiful!!! Congratulations, Stephen!


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8/14/2004 8:49:34 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Love that red, big congrats to you, Stephen!


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8/14/2004 8:55:42 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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congrats again Stephen!!!


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8/14/2004 9:37:00 AM

 
Elisabeth A. Gay
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Congratulations Stephen!!!:)


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8/14/2004 9:53:07 AM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Congratulations! -K


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8/14/2004 11:09:38 AM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations again, Stephen!!!


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8/14/2004 11:18:02 AM

 
Karen Beri
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Way to go Stephen, this is such a great image!


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8/14/2004 11:18:45 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on ALL your finalists Stephen even the ones with RED in them :0)


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8/14/2004 11:35:09 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulation's, Stephen!!!!!!


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8/14/2004 12:54:16 PM

 
Jessica Hughes
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Congratulations again, Stephen!


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8/14/2004 1:33:36 PM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Stephen, congratulations on having this photograph get into the finals. It is truly much deserved. I love this red, as you are well aware. Very well done, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan


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8/14/2004 1:39:07 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congrats again, Stephen!!!


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8/14/2004 3:33:56 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Anyone out there that doesn't love red roses ... hmmm, didn't think so :-) Great job, Stephen, and CONGRATULATIONS once again ... beautiful job!!
Aloha,
Stan


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8/14/2004 8:38:06 PM

 
Karen Lewis
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Congrats again Stephen! Beautiful shot! Very creative! :-)


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8/15/2004 12:12:04 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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congratulations, Stephen!


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8/15/2004 12:24:56 AM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations on your win, Stephen!!!
This is awesome!!!


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8/15/2004 1:15:19 AM

 
Karen Beri
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Many congratulations on your win Stephen!!


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8/15/2004 1:19:43 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations, Stephen!!!


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8/15/2004 3:32:07 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Congratulations on your winning photo Stephen! How's that book coming along? ; )


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8/15/2004 3:43:11 AM

 
Ed Heaton
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Hey Stephen,
Congratulations on your win :-)


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8/15/2004 4:40:59 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Congratulations, Stephen!
Way to go.

bill


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8/15/2004 5:13:20 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats Stephen!


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8/15/2004 5:24:01 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Stephen, I "red" somewhere that this was not only a 'finalist' but a "WINNER" as well, eh… There was never a doubt that this would be a winner, my very dear friend, CONGRATULATIONS, again - your dear friend, Allan


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8/15/2004 5:30:02 AM

 
Kristen McKain
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Congrats!


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8/15/2004 5:46:29 AM

 
Ed Isaacs
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Congratulations, Stephen.


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8/15/2004 5:59:43 AM

 
Cathy T. Vettes
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And a hearty congradualtions to you Stephen !!!


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8/15/2004 6:01:55 AM

 
Rick Riddle
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Congrats Stephen Wonderful Photo.


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8/15/2004 6:23:37 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats on your win, Stephen!


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8/15/2004 6:34:08 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Congratulations Stephen!!!


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8/15/2004 7:14:15 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Congratulations on this winner Stephen!


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8/15/2004 8:27:13 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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congratulations Stephen, great image...


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8/15/2004 8:34:06 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Stephen on your win, well deserved!


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8/15/2004 8:44:52 AM

 
ilana Peled
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I told you so...


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8/15/2004 9:23:38 AM

 
Michael Wehrman
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Congrats Stephen way to go


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8/15/2004 10:08:44 AM

 
Alisha May Furbish
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Congrats, Stephen!!!!!


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8/15/2004 11:24:44 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Congrats on your win Stephen!


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8/15/2004 11:33:48 AM

 
Nancy Grace Chen
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I remember seeing this (or something just like it) a few months back. I really love the stark contrast of colors, textures, and mood here. CONGRATULATIONS!!

Nancy


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8/15/2004 11:45:15 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulation's on your win, Stephen!!!!!1


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8/15/2004 12:19:16 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congratulations on your win Stephen!! Boy am I red with envy--I always try to win the flower CAT :0)


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8/15/2004 1:44:38 PM

 
Paul Michko
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Congratulations, Stephen. Great image.


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8/15/2004 4:11:46 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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A Big Congrats To You On Your Win Stephen!!


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8/15/2004 4:46:21 PM

 
Jessica Hughes
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Yahoo, Stephen!! Congratulations on your win this month! :) You deserve it!


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8/15/2004 4:50:30 PM

 
Kathleen F. Greer
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Another Big Congrats Stephen!!!


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8/15/2004 7:05:02 PM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Red is definitely your color, Stephen! A big congratulations to a very nice guy! :-)


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8/15/2004 10:17:49 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations on your win with this great image, Stephen!


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8/16/2004 4:27:26 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on this well deserved win Stephen.


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8/16/2004 4:36:38 AM

 
Heather L. Jacks
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A big congratulations to you Stephen! Well done.


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8/16/2004 4:55:48 AM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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A big congratulations to you Stephen on this well deserved win!!


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8/16/2004 5:49:41 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Totally awesome win Stephen!!!


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8/16/2004 6:54:14 AM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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One of my favorites Stephen! I absolutely love it! Congratulations on your win! -K


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8/16/2004 8:21:42 AM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Many congrats to you Stephen on this win, it's beautiful!


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8/16/2004 1:59:28 PM

 
Carol Brill
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A belated congratulations on this fine work and your winning finish, Stephen!


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8/20/2004 8:49:49 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks for all the Congratulations!!! I was out of the State the past week, and didn't have access to internet or
e-mail!


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8/21/2004 7:52:00 PM

 
Diane Dupuis-Kallos
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Congrats!


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8/26/2004 4:17:56 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Diane!


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8/26/2004 5:51:40 PM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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Excellent work, Stephen!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes
Linnea


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9/21/2004 8:36:39 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Linnea!


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9/21/2004 2:49:09 PM

 
Amy N. Cappelli
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beautiful, it's kind of like love or loving someone deeply- beauty and thorns.


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9/30/2004 8:06:54 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Amy!


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9/30/2004 1:48:38 PM

 
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