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Mysterious

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Mysterious
Mysterious

This guy, under a hot sun, was taking a "Smoke-Break" outside of the Dallas Auto Show.

Tamron 28-300 - Mid-Day. Adjustments with PS Elements and NIK SIlver Efex.
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Kevin P. Kreischer     Excellent B&W jeff!


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7/25/2012 3:21:00 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Great tones and treatment. Cool shot.


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7/25/2012 3:28:43 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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What a great shot. Excellent work.


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7/25/2012 3:37:10 AM

 
Gord MacEachern
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Very well seen and captured Jeff!


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7/25/2012 3:42:33 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Excellent capture of the essence of COOL on a hot day, Jeff! Great use of "negative space" in your composition.


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7/25/2012 3:55:24 AM

 
Danny B. Head
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Great capture...bad habit. :)


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7/25/2012 3:55:36 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Your effects take this over the top, Jeff. Super work...excellent portrait!


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7/25/2012 3:57:30 AM

 
Jack Gaskin
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Wonderful B&W

Jack


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7/25/2012 4:06:59 AM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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Outstanding presentation and B&W,Jeff!!


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7/25/2012 4:28:01 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Great catch! I love this!!


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7/25/2012 4:32:36 AM

 
Lynn M. Whitt
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cool capture.


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7/25/2012 4:37:30 AM

 
Lorna Shutter
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Now THIS is cool!!! Love the lighting and shadows and the B&W presentation! Very eye-catching! AWESOME photo op and capture, Jeff! A FAVE for me! :)


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7/25/2012 5:04:25 AM

 
Robert R. Goodman
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Hi Jeff,That is a awesome B&W my friend.Excellent capture!!!!


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7/25/2012 5:15:58 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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well done!


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7/25/2012 5:25:34 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Outstanding, Jeff!


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7/25/2012 6:30:39 AM

 
Rony Sagy  

Fantastic capture, Jeff.


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7/25/2012 7:49:01 AM

 
Ann H. Belus
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Great eye to catch this candid scene, Jeff! Excellently captured!


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7/25/2012 8:47:22 AM

 
Katherine Kuhn
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Great capture! Love the stark black & white!


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7/25/2012 8:57:48 AM

 
David M. Montero
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Interesting shadow. I like it. Nicely done Jeff!


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7/25/2012 10:11:12 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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I agree, makes for a really interesting image


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7/25/2012 10:53:54 AM

 
Anita Hogue
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Outstanding capture, Jeff!


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7/25/2012 11:00:18 AM

 
David Phalen
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Excellent B&W image with outstanding light, shadows tones and contrast!!


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7/25/2012 11:34:18 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful portrait Jeff, looks like he'll be napping soon


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7/25/2012 11:40:55 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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I think you got a winner here my friend. I love that you took advantage of the intense sun light which gave the picture a high key look. The black and white is awesome and the pose with the hat down is fantastic. A work of art my friend. Way to go.


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7/25/2012 1:09:21 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Looks cool in B+W


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7/25/2012 2:27:28 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Excellent!


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7/25/2012 2:54:34 PM

 
Ann Coates
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This is awesome Jeff. Love the feeling of mystery that you get from his face being covered.


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7/25/2012 3:09:59 PM

 
John Connolly
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An excellent candid capture Jeff! Your lighting here is fantastic!


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7/25/2012 3:23:03 PM

 
Lori Carlson
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Well seen, Jeff!! Love the b/w!...especially for this neat portrait! =)


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7/25/2012 4:11:11 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Great capture in B&W!!


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7/25/2012 5:56:01 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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Gorgeous!


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7/25/2012 6:18:24 PM

 
Randy D. Dinkins
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Pretty talented, taking a nap and smoke at the same tim :); great capture and B&W treatment.


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7/25/2012 6:42:36 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Fantastic composition in black and white, Jeff!


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7/25/2012 8:23:05 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Great black and white portrait, Jeff!!


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7/25/2012 10:47:12 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Very cool b&w Jeff!!!


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7/26/2012 1:17:52 AM

 
Jeff Robinson
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Thanks Everyone!! Jeff


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7/26/2012 3:01:04 AM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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LOVE the pose and the HAT, Jeff! I think he may be a 'Jim Morrison' fan...

Excellent B+W image, My Friend!!<:))


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7/26/2012 3:42:38 AM

 
Douglas Pignet
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very nicely done Jeff


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7/26/2012 4:34:21 AM

 
Marijana Fajgl
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Great capture and treatment, Jeff!


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7/26/2012 10:47:48 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Cool portrait, Jeff. Fantastic use of B&W.


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7/26/2012 11:26:58 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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I absolutely love the B+W presentation and the plain BG, this is just too cool!!! <><


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7/26/2012 2:57:08 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Bad habit, awesome work and capture :)


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7/26/2012 7:00:59 PM

 
Jeff Robinson
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Thank You! Jeff


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7/27/2012 2:59:24 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Super hot capture, Jeff!!!


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7/27/2012 7:32:04 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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What a great find Jeff! I too think you have a winner here...hey Ken...what effects? The stark simplicity does not appear to be effects to me friend..lol

jo ann c.


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7/27/2012 10:19:40 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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That's one exceptional image & work, Jeff! Good luck with this, indeed!


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7/27/2012 12:00:12 PM

 
Jeff Robinson
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Thank You - No effects other than turning it B&W! Jeff


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7/28/2012 2:57:24 AM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Fabulous composition, Jeff! Great eye to see this and wonderful photographic skill to present this so artistically. Love the graphic simplicity and the high key effect. Bet we see him again!


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7/28/2012 10:08:44 PM

 
Jeff Robinson
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Thank You Rona! Jeff


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7/29/2012 2:38:15 AM

 
Gail P. Sullivan
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Lots of impact in this fantastic b/w...love it, Jeff!


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7/29/2012 6:23:02 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Love this Jeff! This is wonderful! Have a wonderful Sunday!


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7/29/2012 10:58:55 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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This is terrific Jeff...couldn't ask for a better pose!


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7/29/2012 10:06:34 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Fantastic work Jeff.


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7/29/2012 11:10:24 PM

 
Jeff Robinson
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Thank You! Jeff


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7/30/2012 3:18:51 AM

 
Max Aureli
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Great portrait, Jeff!!


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7/31/2012 8:08:03 AM

 
Jeff Robinson
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Thank You Max! Jeff


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7/31/2012 4:17:51 PM

 
John R. Koepfer
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Congratulations on this cool Finalist Jeff and good luck in the gold round!!!


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5/31/2017 5:43:46 PM

 
Joanna Kovalcsik
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Ultimate chill! Congratulations on your Finalist, Jeff!


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5/31/2017 5:46:35 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congrats on the well-deserved finalist, Jeff!


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5/31/2017 8:00:37 PM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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Congratulations on your excellent Winner,Jeff!!


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6/1/2017 3:29:27 AM

 
John R. Koepfer
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Huge congratulations on your gold winner Jeff!!


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6/1/2017 4:11:41 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Striking and excellent image, Jeff! Congrats on your win!


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6/1/2017 4:11:49 AM

 
Joanna Kovalcsik
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Jeff, congratulations on your Second Place GOLD!


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6/1/2017 5:23:52 AM

 
Ann H. Belus
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Huge congratulations on this fantastic Gold Winner, Jeff!


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6/1/2017 6:29:36 AM

 
Karen E. Michaels
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Mazel Tov, Jeff!


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6/1/2017 6:33:57 AM

 
Terry Piotraschke
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Congratulations, Jeff, on this fantastic black and white portrait. Love it.


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6/1/2017 6:35:22 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Very cool work, Jeff! Congrats on your win!


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6/1/2017 6:42:50 AM

 
Martha R. Mazon
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Great mood and processing in this fine street portrait, Jeff! Congratulations!


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6/1/2017 7:10:01 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Such a cool presentation Jeff. Congratulations on the Second Place Win.


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6/1/2017 9:50:44 AM

 
Gerda Grice
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Delightful fun shot, Jeff! Many congratulations on your win!


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6/1/2017 11:53:12 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations Jeff on your Gold Winner. WTG my friend.


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6/1/2017 12:13:11 PM

 
Carol Quina
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Congratulations on your GOLD for this great shot.


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6/1/2017 5:15:08 PM

 
Janet Daniel
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How awesome is this, Jeff...! Congratulations on winning!


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6/1/2017 5:26:24 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congrats on this super cool Winner, Jeff! WTG!


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6/1/2017 9:05:58 PM

 
Ed Lauderdale
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Congratulations, Jeff!!!


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6/2/2017 7:47:23 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Great one, Jeff. Congratulations!


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6/2/2017 11:02:29 AM

 
Val Feldman
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Love the gritty b/w presentation of this cool and laid-back dude. Ya gotta like him despite his bad habits of smoking and sun-broiling! :) Great work, as always, Jeff - congrats on your Gold!


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6/2/2017 3:24:22 PM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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As they say Jeff, "this dude is smokin' "! Congrats on a unique portrait and gold badge win!


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6/2/2017 4:34:40 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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Love this one, Jeff!! Huge Congratulations on winning the Gold!!


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6/2/2017 9:12:39 PM

 
Jeff Robinson
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Thank You!!


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Christine Greenspan
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Wow, Jeff! Congrats on this win. It is so well done! Love it!


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6/4/2017 4:46:21 AM

 
Gail P. Sullivan
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Just great, Jeff...congrats!


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6/7/2017 4:34:46 PM

 
Jeff Robinson
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Thank You!


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6/8/2017 3:43:04 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Very cool - congrats Jeff!


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6/9/2017 3:24:06 AM

 
Jeff Robinson
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Thank You Nadia!


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