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Central Park Bubble Fun
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Central Park Bubble Fun
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Kay E. Mahoney
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    Nice capture, Karen. That sure is a big bubble.

5/24/2012 6:43:22 AM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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Wow...this is great too...what a capture....look at those faces....are they having fun!!!!

5/24/2012 7:37:11 AM

 
hayden Cannon
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Well captured Karen, simply fantastic colours, lighting, comp and details. I love the kids expression man are they having a blast. Fantastic work!

5/24/2012 7:58:35 AM

 
Zita A. Strother
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"You had me with hello" image! Just outstanding comp. Wonderful capture of expression, action and love the colors:)

5/24/2012 2:12:27 PM

 
Beatriz Rocha
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Lovely Karen!
How about another shooting day in NYC?
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5/24/2012 5:56:21 PM

 
Rolando Rosito
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This is fantastic Karen!

5/24/2012 7:13:43 PM

 
Allen Hughes
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This makes me smile. Wonderful, feel good, joyful photo. Screams winner to me.

5/24/2012 10:13:30 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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WTG!Big Congratulations,Karen!

6/18/2012 2:18:13 PM

 
hayden Cannon
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Congratulations on your well deserved finalist! Karen

6/18/2012 4:31:10 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Very cool, congrats Karen!

6/18/2012 5:34:10 PM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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Wonderful Karen.....Congratulations on the Finalist....now on to Gold! Cheers =^..^=

6/18/2012 5:44:11 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Beautiful Finalist! Congrats!

6/18/2012 6:10:56 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATS Karen!

6/18/2012 6:53:09 PM

 
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Wow!

6/18/2012 7:06:55 PM

 
Priscilla J. Burgers
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Great shot, Karen. Love the expressions! Congratulations!

6/18/2012 7:32:01 PM

 
Michael Howe
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Congratulations on this fabulous photo...Nice work,Karen!!!

6/18/2012 9:10:34 PM

 
Bill  currier
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What a wonderful and spontaneous shot. Well done! Best of luck in the next round.

6/19/2012 4:30:53 AM

 
John Rivera
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Congratulations Karen on this great Finalist!

6/19/2012 5:04:41 AM

 
Patricia Seidler
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Congratulations Karen on this wonderful finalist! Good luck in the next round!

6/19/2012 5:27:12 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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In thumbnail, I thought you must have blended colored incense smoke with the image! But this is so cool! They clearly are having a blast; congratulations!

6/19/2012 5:41:31 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Awesome finalist Karen, congratulations!

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6/19/2012 5:41:56 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Great capture of the joys of street fun, Karen. CONGRATZ on the Finalist and good luck in the next round!

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6/19/2012 8:43:03 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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The colors, the kids, the active scene, all combine in a marvelous street image, Karen. Congratulations.

6/19/2012 8:51:48 AM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Fantastic street photography, Karen! The expressions on the kids faces are priceless! Huge congrats on another outstanding finalist!

6/19/2012 9:36:56 AM

 
Deborah Jahier
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What a great capture K..makes me want to go out and get the bubbles again...what great expressions on their faces..ah, to be young again!! You captured the essence of these boys!

6/19/2012 9:41:27 AM

 
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Very colorful bubble!

6/19/2012 10:44:45 AM

 
Maria Coulson
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Karen, I see this one with gold, congratulations! What a great capture.

6/19/2012 2:42:13 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Karen!

6/19/2012 5:21:15 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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This image makes me smile Karen! Congratulations!!!

6/20/2012 1:14:50 AM

 
Janet McNeil
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Congratulations on your Finalist and good luck in the next round!!

6/20/2012 6:08:27 AM

 
Maria Coulson
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I knew it Karen, congratulations!!

6/20/2012 8:59:51 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Super cool, Karen - congratulations!

6/20/2012 9:47:26 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on this wonderful May 2012 winner, Karen! :-) k

6/20/2012 10:33:18 AM

 
Joseph T. Pilonero
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I love soap bubble shots! Have taken them right where you took this one, too. Super shot with the bubble and great human action! Congratulations, Karen, on this Gold. TED

6/20/2012 10:38:49 AM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Congrats Karen.

6/20/2012 10:44:11 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Big congratulations on this awesome 2nd Place Gold Winner Karen..this is sooo kool!

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6/20/2012 12:04:01 PM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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And Gold it is!!!! Cheers, Karen...I'm so glad this moved up...it is a most wonderful image....Warmest regards....=^..^=

6/20/2012 12:30:07 PM

 
Danny B. Head
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Very cool capture! Congrats on your win!

6/20/2012 12:50:22 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Incredible bubble and incredible capture of it - I love that its iridescent colors veil so much of the background. Great expressions, too. Congratulations on the win, Karen.

6/20/2012 1:47:01 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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What great timing and such a terrific shot, Karen! Congrats on your win!

6/20/2012 2:22:34 PM

 
hayden Cannon
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Congratulations on this well deserved and beautiful win Karen!

6/20/2012 4:38:24 PM

 
Craig D. Minton
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The joy in the expressions are priceless. We should all be so carefree. Congratulations, Karen!

6/20/2012 5:12:48 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is fantastic, Karen! Huge congratulations on your brilliant GOLD WINNER!!

6/20/2012 5:32:29 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful capture Karen, congrats on your winner!

6/20/2012 6:40:45 PM

 
Nancy Marie Ricketts
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Congratulations, Karen, on this superb winning shot!!

6/20/2012 6:41:20 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats on a fantastic winner, Karen!!!

6/20/2012 6:42:37 PM

 
Deborah Jahier
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Congratulations my friend. Another fabulous shot and truly deserving on the win. I am going out tomorrow and buying a bubble maker..who wants to join me??

6/20/2012 6:44:03 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Congrats on your wonderful Winner Karen!! Such a fun shot!

6/20/2012 7:01:25 PM

 
Charles C. Berkeley
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Great image of the kids playing with the bubble at the band shell in Central Park! Charles

6/20/2012 8:12:31 PM

 
Christine Czernin
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One can feel the pure joy of these kids.
Wonderfully captured.
Big congratulation on your gold win, Karen

6/21/2012 12:51:56 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a fantastic winner, Karen.

6/21/2012 5:02:55 AM

 
John Rivera
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Congratulations Karen on this great winner!!!

6/21/2012 5:13:45 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Oh what a beautiful fun capture! Congratulations on your win Karen!

6/21/2012 5:25:58 AM

 
JudyAnn Rector
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Wonderful image, Karen... CONGRATULATIONS!

6/21/2012 9:27:50 AM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats Karen!

6/21/2012 8:36:51 PM

 
Mariann Kovats
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Congratulations Karen on your awesome winner!

6/22/2012 8:55:09 PM

 
Dave Montero
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Marvelous capture! Congratulations on your Gold medal Karen!

6/23/2012 7:39:27 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats, Karen on your outstanding winner, Karen.

6/24/2012 1:03:32 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great catch, congratulations!!

6/25/2012 4:46:02 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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This is what photography is all about. Congratulations

6/26/2012 6:50:01 AM

 
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Karen, HUG congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved SECOND PLACE WIN!!! I agree with Stephen, this is what photography is all about. WELL DONE!!!

6/30/2012 6:40:43 AM

 
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Karen, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved SECOND PLACE WIN!!! I agree with Stephen, this is what photography is all about. WELL DONE!!!

6/30/2012 6:43:36 AM

 
Sharon 
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HUGS, TOO. LOL

6/30/2012 6:44:25 AM

 
Kimber Wallwork-Heineman
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Great catch. What a fun image. Congratulations!!!

6/30/2012 3:51:08 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Do what you love, and it will make your soul rich. CONGRATULATIONS, for being an award winner for the month of May, 2012. Merna

7/1/2012 9:28:31 AM

 
Karen Celella
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Oh wow, I'm really touched by the tremendous supportive comments and kind words! Thank you all so very much!

I'd love to do another shoot Beatriz and TED. Deb, you need to join us next time. I'll play bubbles with you!

I'm still smiling!

7/2/2012 9:54:28 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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What a marvelous capture, Karen! I see why it earned the gold last month.
A belated CONGRATULATIONS to you!

7/22/2012 11:20:11 PM

 
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