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Educate the Next Generation Photo Contest Finalist
Educate the Next Generation
Educate the Next Generation

As I walk around the aquarium, I notice so many families educating their young children. And students, learning about the ocean and it's creatures. It's a wonderful place to learn about oceanography and the world around us.

EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
RAW / Aperture Priority / - 1 EC / 40 mm
F 7.1 @ 1/160 ISO 6400

Birch Aquarium
La Jolla, California
September 26, 2012

*Monthly Theme - Education*
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Canon EOS 7D Digit...

Patricia A. Coblentz
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    Beautiful colors, light, and full of wonderment! Terrific image, Donna! How cute is the tiny little toddler being help by the dad?!
Love the light on them.

9/27/2012 5:30:58 PM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks so much Patti. This sweet little baby was being held up by her Mom. I couldn't get over how little she was!!!

9/27/2012 5:49:30 PM

Louise Souchereau
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Great Title and spectacular image Donna, The colors are gorgeous and beautiful composition. bravo I love it .

9/27/2012 7:09:24 PM

Usman Bajwa
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Very nice Theme image, Donna.


9/27/2012 11:07:08 PM

Melinda F. Schneider
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Wonderful, Donna!!

9/28/2012 1:35:52 AM

Joy Rector
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beautiful shot

9/28/2012 4:20:12 AM

Dr Silly
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Cool capture. :O)

9/28/2012 5:51:25 AM

Daniella Puente
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Beautiful Donna :)

9/28/2012 10:36:56 AM

JudyAnn Rector
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Fantastic, Donna... color, lighting, comp, everything is just superb.

9/30/2012 12:13:40 PM

Julianne Bradford
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This is such a story telling beauty Donna! A winner in my book!

10/1/2012 9:18:23 AM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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A huge THANK YOU to each of you. Your comments are appreciated and VERY inspirational too!!!

10/1/2012 9:21:57 AM

Julianne Bradford
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And a huge congratulations on your inspirational photography girlfriend and terrific finalists!

10/28/2012 9:17:11 PM

Deborah C. Lewinson
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Wow, Donna, what a marvelous finalist!



10/28/2012 10:29:45 PM

Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your finalist, Donna. Good luck in the next round.

10/29/2012 5:47:13 AM

Mitch Spence
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Such nice work you do in this place, Donna. Congratulations on the finalists.

10/29/2012 8:24:41 AM

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Wonderful Donna, congrats on your finalist!

10/29/2012 8:50:35 AM

Nancy L. Green
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10/29/2012 10:12:11 AM

Kathy Salerni
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Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Donna! Good luck in the next round!

10/29/2012 10:19:24 AM

Mary Beth Aiello
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Gorgeous, Donna. Huge congrats on this beautiful finalist.

10/29/2012 11:11:21 AM

Michele Peterson
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I love this, makes me smile to think of the little one being in awe of the big fish! Congratulations!

10/29/2012 11:18:32 AM

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Congratulations on this awesome finalist

jo ann c.

10/29/2012 11:55:07 AM

Carol L. Fowler
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10/29/2012 12:04:14 PM

Errick L. Cameron
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Nice storey telling.Congratuations on this superb fianlist!

10/29/2012 2:26:33 PM

Kathy Cline
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So cute and I know where this is.
Hope to get there next year.

10/29/2012 3:15:36 PM

Nancyj Hovey
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on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o)

10/29/2012 4:01:21 PM

Emile Abbott
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Congratulations on another great finalist, Donna

10/30/2012 7:00:39 AM

Ann H. Belus
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Congratulations, Donna! Good luck in the next round!

10/30/2012 8:24:28 AM

Merna L. Nobile
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Receiving an award from Better Photo is just like unwrapping a gift, the thrill is always the same! It is also exciting to be able to send my personal congratulations to each and every one of you and I look forward to seeing the gold though out the galleries. Merna

11/13/2012 2:33:22 PM

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