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Back off big guy!!!

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Back off big guy!!!
Back off big guy!!!
This mockingbird attempts to enter the bluebirds domain.
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Tammy M. Anderson
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    Outstanding capture, Bill and congrats on your finalists.


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5/26/2012 4:32:53 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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This is Amazing Bill - Outstanding in every way!!


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5/26/2012 5:14:41 AM

 
Joy Rector
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fantastic capture


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5/26/2012 5:31:00 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Amazing capture. They are so cute.


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5/26/2012 8:00:02 AM

 
Ann H. Belus
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Fantastic catch of this action shot, Bill!


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5/26/2012 10:25:51 AM

 
Riina N. S.
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Amazing, so cool photo!


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5/26/2012 11:40:51 AM

 
Jeffrey R. Bange
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Fantastic capture Bill with outstanding color, detail and DOF.


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5/26/2012 9:10:18 PM

 
Jeff Gwynne
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Terrific capture, Bill. The clarity for stop action is the best.


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5/27/2012 3:36:34 AM

 
Erika G. Gossett  

Awesome capture, Bill!


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5/27/2012 7:53:12 PM

 
Phyllis A. Houghton
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Bill, I am amazed at how many very unique images you get which show more of the life of birds than anything I have seen until I met you. Great clarity, stop action, lighting, comp and colors.


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5/28/2012 11:56:32 PM

 
Betty McCalley
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This is amazing! What a great capture.


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5/29/2012 11:51:31 AM

 
John Connolly
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An excellent action capture of the conflict Bill! Your timing here is incredible!


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5/31/2012 3:59:39 PM

 
Karen Celella
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Gosh, you do such fabulous in flight work, Bill! Love this!


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6/14/2012 9:18:06 AM

 
Virginia Kickle
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Wonderful capture! I have been trying (unsuccessfully) to do in-flight photos, so I know how difficult it is!


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6/16/2012 3:38:24 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your awesome finalist! :)


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6/18/2012 1:34:06 PM

 
Phyllis A. Houghton
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Congratulations on your finalist Bill!!


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6/18/2012 1:37:32 PM

 
John Connolly
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Congratulations on your finalist Bill, lets hope it moves onto gold!


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6/18/2012 2:18:47 PM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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Wow.....what a terrific capture.....Congratulations on Finalist Bill...bet we see this one again! Cheers =^..^=


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6/18/2012 2:23:01 PM

 
Jeffrey R. Bange
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Congratulations Bill on your finalist photo and best of luck in the next round.


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6/18/2012 2:34:21 PM

 
Ann Coates
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This is brilliant, congratulations on your finalist and I hope we see this get a Gold.


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6/18/2012 3:08:42 PM

 
Bill Houghton
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I want to thank everyone who has commented on my finalist. I really appreciate it. Bill


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6/18/2012 3:27:58 PM

 
Lorna Shutter
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Wow!!! AWESOME timing and capture, Bill!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved Finalist Award!!!!! WTG!!! Good luck in the next round!!! :)

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6/18/2012 3:44:38 PM

 
Linda A. Braddock
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Bill, Congratulations on this beautiful Finalists!


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6/18/2012 4:10:33 PM

 
Riina N. S.
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Congratulations!


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6/18/2012 4:15:12 PM

 
Erika G. Gossett  

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Bill!


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6/18/2012 5:22:57 PM

 
Linda S. Smith
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Congrats Bill on a beautiful finalist!


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6/18/2012 6:19:27 PM

 
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Very dramatic; great capture


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6/18/2012 6:22:12 PM

 
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Perfect! You've clicked the shutter at just the right moment.


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6/18/2012 8:28:07 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Wonderful Finalist! Congrats!


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6/18/2012 9:47:51 PM

 
Debbie Bray
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Bill, never anything short of superb with all your work! Big congratulations on a very beautiful capture! The finalist is just the beginning.....


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6/19/2012 1:17:31 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Wowza! Congratulations on this awesome finalist Bill!

jo ann c.


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6/19/2012 6:15:23 AM

 
Lydia Williams
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Yes, Awesome catch here Bill...Congratulations!


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6/19/2012 6:16:15 AM

 
Barbara M. Budzinski
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Congratulations Bill! It's excellent shot.


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6/19/2012 6:51:04 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATS Bill!


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6/19/2012 7:38:09 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations on this amazing finalist. No one does bird photography better than you. Thanks for naming the Black-bellied Whistling Duck.


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6/19/2012 7:39:36 AM

 
Lyn Darlington
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Congrats on this outstanding finalist!


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6/19/2012 1:14:56 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Amazing Bill! Congratulations!


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6/19/2012 4:27:46 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Awesome finalist, congratulations Bill!


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6/19/2012 5:17:11 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Cingrats BILL FOR YOUR FINALIST.


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6/19/2012 5:46:32 PM

 
Steve D. Hinkle
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Hi Bill- fantastic capture, and a big congrats on being a finalist!
Steve


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6/20/2012 4:06:30 AM

 
PATRICIA A. CASEY
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A huge Congratulations Bill.....it had to be a winner!!!! Cheers =^..^=


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6/20/2012 8:54:37 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on your fabulous May 2012 winner, Bill! :-) k


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6/20/2012 9:04:23 AM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Congratulations on your Gold Winning image, Bill!


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6/20/2012 9:35:45 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Fabulous image, Bill - congratulations!


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6/20/2012 9:40:27 AM

 
Bill Houghton
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Thanks everyone, I appreciate it. Bill


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6/20/2012 9:49:50 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Fantastic action shot, Bill. Congratulations on your win.


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6/20/2012 10:11:35 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Big congratulations on this awesome 2nd Place Gold Winner Bill!

jo ann c.


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6/20/2012 10:14:22 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!


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6/20/2012 10:40:10 AM

 
Carol Flisak
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Wonderful capture! Congrats on your outstanding winner, Bill!


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6/20/2012 11:13:39 AM

 
Gerri R. Jones
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Congratulations Bill, a beautiful winner and great title!


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6/20/2012 11:18:51 AM

 
Ann Coates
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Congratulations on your outstanding Gold win.


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6/20/2012 11:32:26 AM

 
Jack Gaskin
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WELL DESERVED BILL just a FANTASTIC CATCH !!!

Jack


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6/20/2012 12:28:32 PM

 
Danny B. Head
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Super capture! Congrats on your win!


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6/20/2012 12:32:17 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on your fantastic win, Bill!


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6/20/2012 12:38:03 PM

 
Lorna Shutter
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All Right, Bill!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win!!!!! WTG!!! :)
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6/20/2012 1:14:09 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Marvelous stop-action capture of these two, Bill! Your bird shots are always so fantastic! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR 2ND PLACE WINNER!


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6/20/2012 2:26:26 PM

 
Bill Foxworthy
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Congratulations Bill on your fine winner. It is a beauty!


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6/20/2012 2:41:11 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


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6/20/2012 2:56:58 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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congratulations on a gold winner Bill. Well deserved my friend.


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6/20/2012 3:15:56 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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You always have perfect timing on your nature shots Bill! Stunning image and congrats on your gold badge!


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6/20/2012 3:53:08 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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WOW! This is awesome Bill, congrats on your win


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6/20/2012 5:15:41 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Superb capture, Bill!

Congrats on your win!
Debby


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6/20/2012 5:28:02 PM

 
Jeffrey R. Bange
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Congratulations Bill on your GOLD winner.


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6/20/2012 5:29:50 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge Congrats on a wonderful winner, Bill!!!


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6/20/2012 6:48:36 PM

 
Carmody Baker
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What a great capture Bill. Congratulations!


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6/20/2012 6:51:15 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Bill for your winner.


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6/20/2012 6:52:11 PM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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Superb image and winner,Bill!! HUGE congratulations !!


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6/20/2012 8:35:30 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Stunning capture, Bill!
Congratulations on your well deserved gold winner!


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6/21/2012 3:58:02 AM

 
Dee Langevin
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Fabulous capture Bill and a well deserved win! The detail in this image is just amazing. I absolutely love your wildlife images!


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6/21/2012 8:47:24 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Winner!!! Congratulations Bill!


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6/21/2012 11:32:07 AM

 
Debbie Bray
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Well done, Bill! Superb capture, well deserved win. Congratulations!


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6/21/2012 12:44:46 PM

 
Michael Howe
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Congrats Bill on this great capture!!!


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6/21/2012 3:05:37 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Congratulations, Bill!


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6/21/2012 7:01:55 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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CONGRATS on this Incredible Winner, Bill!
WTG!


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6/21/2012 7:02:27 PM

 
Amanda J. Tanner
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Congratulations Bill on this wonderful winner! Beautiful work!


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6/23/2012 3:13:27 AM

 
Dave Montero
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Fantastic timing. Congratulations on your Gold medal Bill!


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6/23/2012 9:26:50 AM

 
Lyn Darlington
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Huge congrats on your gold win!


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6/23/2012 12:06:14 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Wow - terrific image and timing Bill! Congratulations on your win!


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6/24/2012 1:54:59 AM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Great stop action capture!! Congatulations!


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6/25/2012 4:31:06 PM

 
Linda A. Braddock
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Bill, Congratulations on this beautiful win! Well Deserved!


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6/26/2012 7:36:48 AM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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Terrific action image, Bill! Congrats on this winner.


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7/1/2012 5:33:57 PM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Congratulations, Bill! Excellent!


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7/18/2012 6:52:38 AM

 
Laura D. Greene
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Beautiful capture!!!
Congratulations are well deserved.


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7/22/2012 9:12:19 AM

 
Nina Shields
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Doesn't get any better; definitely worthy of any recognition possible; outstanding!


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8/24/2012 3:24:18 PM

 
Douglas Perry
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What a great winner!


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1/16/2013 6:03:50 AM

 
Beth OMeara
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Amazing Capture, Bill!

Great job,


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