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A New Day in Venice

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
A New Day in Venice
A New Day in Venice
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Christopher J. Budny
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    So pretty, Patty; I love the tones in the sky, and that gorgeous blue fabric.


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5/1/2012 7:12:07 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank you, Chris!


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5/1/2012 7:36:24 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your finalist! :)


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5/1/2012 8:04:39 PM

 
Carol Flisak
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Lovely image, Patty... love the light and clarity! Congrats on your finalist!


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5/1/2012 8:12:23 PM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Big congratulations, Patti! Beautiful Finalist!


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5/1/2012 9:07:30 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your wonderful finalist Patti!!!


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5/1/2012 10:18:12 PM

 
Maria Coulson
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Congratulations Patricia! Good luck in the next round.


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5/2/2012 12:03:51 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Huge CONGRATZ Patti on this terrific Finalist, good luck up next!

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5/2/2012 1:01:59 AM

 
Danny B. Head
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I really like the steps in the foreground! Congrats!


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5/2/2012 3:34:24 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist.


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5/2/2012 3:40:16 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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This is just beautiful, Patti, and not at all surprising to see it as a finalist. The colors are lovely and the scene inviting. Congratulations and good luck in the next round.


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5/2/2012 4:18:41 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Such a abeautiful view and capture - congratulation on your finalist Patti!


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5/2/2012 4:23:40 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Patti.


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5/2/2012 4:44:58 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Ah, and now another chance to view it and congratulate you!


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5/2/2012 5:16:48 AM

 
John Rivera
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Congrats on this beautiful finalist!


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5/2/2012 5:43:48 AM

 
Lorna Shutter
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Wow!!! Absolutely STUNNING, Patti!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!! :)
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5/2/2012 7:30:11 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Beautiful photo, Patricia. Congratulations on your finalist.


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5/2/2012 8:08:17 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Don't know how I missed this one Patti. Awesome and congrats on stunning finalist.


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5/2/2012 8:14:39 AM

 
Bunny Snow
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Beautiful lighting and composition, Patti. How I miss Venice, and how well your captured its essence. Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Patti!!!


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5/2/2012 8:23:22 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Congratulations on this wonderful capture Patti, love it!


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5/2/2012 8:50:19 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Beautiful. Congrats on the finalist friend.


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5/2/2012 10:32:48 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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What a sight to start one's day, Patti. Congratulations.


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5/2/2012 12:35:27 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations Patti, what a beautiful scene and finalist!


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5/2/2012 1:21:32 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations, Patti!


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5/2/2012 1:34:32 PM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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Beautiful, congratulations.


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5/2/2012 3:40:49 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats Patti on this gorgeous finalist!


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5/2/2012 3:41:40 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank you very much!!


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5/2/2012 3:59:42 PM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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Congrats on this lovely finalist Patti. Good luck.


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5/2/2012 7:40:35 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Beautiful Finalist! Congrats!


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5/2/2012 8:12:09 PM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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So great seeing this again Patricia. I love Venice. Congrats on this outstanding shot that reminds me how wonderful this place is.


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5/2/2012 10:33:48 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank you Heather, Carol, and Rey!


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5/3/2012 6:37:21 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Lovely light, color, and composition, Patricia! This is a beautiful image of a beautiful place - I hope I can return one day. Congratulations on your well-deserved finalist.


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5/3/2012 12:24:20 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank you, Lindley!


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5/3/2012 2:38:32 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Holy Mackeral!!!!


This is beautiful Patti!!

Must be a Winner!!

Congratulations!!!!


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5/3/2012 4:49:15 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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I pick you on my team:)))
Thanks, Mel!


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5/3/2012 5:02:24 PM

 
Lorna Shutter
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Can I be a cheerleader, Ms. Patti? Photobucket


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5/3/2012 7:31:42 PM

 
Marilyn Cornwell
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This is so wonderful! Congratulations!


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5/4/2012 3:52:10 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank you very much, Marilyn!

Ha, Lorna...you mean you would give up your spot as the RING LEADER...LOL?!


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5/4/2012 8:35:26 AM

 
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 FINALIST! 8o)


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5/4/2012 10:36:20 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Patricia,A big cogratulations on this beautiful finalist my friend!!!


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5/4/2012 7:36:00 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your awesome win! :)


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5/4/2012 8:09:19 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Beautiful Gold, Patti... :-)


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5/4/2012 8:24:03 PM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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Congrats on this wonderful gold medal win Patti.


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5/4/2012 8:24:36 PM

 
Val Feldman
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WTG, Ms. Patti! A spectacular Gold Win! Warmest congrats!


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5/4/2012 9:50:42 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your wonderful winner!!!


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5/4/2012 10:47:43 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Glad to see this beauty in the winners circle. Congratulations Patti!


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5/4/2012 11:09:05 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Beautiful Patti!! Congratulations!


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5/5/2012 1:29:23 AM

 
Danny B. Head
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Beautiful image, Patti! Congrats on the win!


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5/5/2012 5:05:21 AM

 
Thomas E. Hinds
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Congratulations, Patti, on this Winner!


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5/5/2012 5:08:50 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a beautiful winner, Patti.


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5/5/2012 5:11:58 AM

 
Lorna Shutter
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Woo Hoo!!! I knew this would turn into Gold!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win for this incredibly beautiful capture, Patti!!! WTG!!! :)
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5/5/2012 5:31:24 AM

 
Carol Flisak
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Huge congrats on your wonderful winner, Patti!


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5/5/2012 5:56:04 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your gorgeous win, Patti!!


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5/5/2012 6:17:46 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank you all so much!


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5/5/2012 6:36:01 AM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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BIG congrats Patti on your win!!!


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5/5/2012 7:05:14 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Fantastic photo, Patricia. Congratulations on your win.


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5/5/2012 7:11:02 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank you Phyllis, and Bojan!


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5/5/2012 7:40:08 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats on an awesome winner, Patti!!


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5/5/2012 7:41:02 AM

 
Christine Czernin
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Many congratulations on your beautiful win. You caugh the perfect mood, Patti.


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5/5/2012 8:00:35 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Indeed a beautiful winner!


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5/5/2012 8:21:52 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank you Ellen, Christine, and Gail!


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5/5/2012 8:23:36 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Patricia - one of my favorites!


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5/5/2012 8:43:47 AM

 
Michele Peterson
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Patti, wow this is an incredible photo. The blue really stands out in such a pretty way, and the whole image has such a magical feel and look to it. Congratulations on this wonderful winner!!


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5/5/2012 9:11:37 AM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a stunning Winner!!


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5/5/2012 9:17:20 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank you very much Lindley, Michele, and Dave!


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5/5/2012 9:20:29 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Congratulations, Patricia!
Beautiful image.


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5/5/2012 11:06:15 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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The tones of GOLD were in this from the beginning. Congratulations on a fabulous winner, Patricia.


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5/5/2012 11:25:05 AM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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How wonderful to see you in the Winners column again, Patti! This is a marvelous composition and a nice original take on a famous shooting location - it has your signature creative look all over it! Love the muted pastel tones in the sky offset by the great blue boats. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS SUPERB GOLD MEDAL WIN!


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5/5/2012 11:57:40 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank you so much Carla, Emile, and Rona!


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5/5/2012 12:27:43 PM

 
Marilyn Cornwell
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Such a beautiful Winner! Congratulations!


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5/5/2012 2:10:09 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Wonderful capture! Congrats!


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5/5/2012 4:52:42 PM

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


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5/5/2012 6:00:16 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is a fantastic image, Patti! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! Deb


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5/6/2012 7:46:42 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Glad to see this beauty go on to win! Congratulations!


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5/6/2012 8:05:30 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Excellent gold, Patti. Congratulations to you.


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5/6/2012 10:41:05 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Beautiful. Congratulations, Patricia


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5/6/2012 5:27:05 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Cool Winner, Patti. To be able to get a Winner out of only 2 entries you submitted is remarkable in itself too. CONGRATZ !!!

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5/6/2012 10:39:08 PM

 
Amanda J. Tanner
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner Patricia.


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5/7/2012 10:43:03 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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This is so beautiful ... congrats on your win!!!


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5/8/2012 5:13:59 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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ON YOUR AMAZING WINNER PATTI!!! WOWZA!

Your heart goes into your work and it sure shows!

Have missed you.

-Laura :) xo


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5/8/2012 11:12:12 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Well here we are, through thick and thin. It is a joy to be able to be supportive and to congratulate each other for another month of magnificent photographs during May, 2012. I send all of you my very best, Merna Nobile


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5/9/2012 12:27:23 AM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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Amazing Venice and an amazing winner. A huge Congrats on this well deserved award Patricia.


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5/9/2012 7:28:54 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Thank you so much for your generous comments!


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5/10/2012 5:36:23 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Huge congrats, Patti, on this beautiful winner.


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5/10/2012 2:20:47 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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A belated congratulations on this exceptional winner Patricia!


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5/11/2012 2:04:24 PM

 
David M. Montero
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Congratulations on scoring gold with this splendid capture Patricia! Marvelous work!


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5/12/2012 1:56:15 PM

 
Wm Nosal
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Beautiful, Patricia!
Congratulations


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5/17/2012 6:16:54 AM

 
Ann H. Belus
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Congratulations on this winner, Patti!!! Love this scene, so represenative of this wonderfully unique city!


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5/18/2012 11:48:29 AM

 
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