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Have a great evening, friends!!!
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Tammy M. Anderson
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    Lovely close-up, Ellen. Wonderful capture.

12/6/2012 6:57:37 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Ellen,What a little cutie my friend.Beautiful capture,I think you have a winner!!!

12/6/2012 7:29:06 PM

 
Carol Flisak
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What a beautiful bundle of joy, Ellen! Terrific capture of this precious moment.

12/6/2012 7:45:08 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Such a lovely close-up of mother and child, Ellen! Both are beautiful and I love your skin tones!

12/6/2012 10:40:21 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a wonderful image!

12/7/2012 12:15:41 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Wonderful capture, Ellen!!!

12/7/2012 3:07:51 AM

 
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Oh, so adorable.

12/7/2012 6:25:28 AM

 
Phyllis A. Houghton
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Wonderful joyous portrait. Looks like a winner to me, Ellen!

12/7/2012 8:26:54 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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A beautiful image - it certainly captures the wonderful relationship between the mother and her child. Very well done, Ellen!

12/7/2012 1:34:49 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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This is just beautiful, Ellen! Very nicely done!

12/7/2012 4:01:27 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is such a beautiful moment, Ellen. A precious image that will be cherished forever. It's perfect for the monthly theme. Truly magnificent!

12/8/2012 8:35:10 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Touchingly emotional capture, Ellen. Perfection.

12/8/2012 2:07:00 PM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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What a sweet expression and very touching image, Ellen.

12/9/2012 1:48:23 AM

 
Linda S. Smith
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Beautiful capture Ellen! you can definitely see the joy on the little one's face as well! Wonderful shot!

12/10/2012 12:28:40 AM

 
Carol Flisak
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Huge congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Ellen!

1/23/2013 6:35:51 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Thanks so much, friends, and thanks BP for choosing these images!! Much appreciated!!!

1/23/2013 6:51:38 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Ellen. Way to go.

1/23/2013 7:06:12 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist,my friend!!!

1/23/2013 7:40:10 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Not surprised to see this lovely portrait again, Ellen! Huge Congrats on a beautiful Finalist, my friend!

1/23/2013 8:36:41 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Huge congrats on another beautiful Finalist and good luck in the next round, Ellen!

1/23/2013 9:33:54 PM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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Beautiful emotion captured here Ellen. Congrats on this wonderful finalist.

1/23/2013 10:34:16 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations on your fantastic finalist!!!

1/24/2013 1:06:57 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Beautiful finalist, Congrats again.

1/24/2013 4:00:32 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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TOTALLY deserving to be among the finalists, Ellen!
Congratulations, and best of luck in the next round with this sweet capture!

1/24/2013 4:03:56 AM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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Mary just said it :) Congratulations on this precious finalist, Ellen!!

1/24/2013 4:10:27 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

1/24/2013 5:10:56 AM

 
Connie J. Bagot
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalists!

1/24/2013 7:53:27 AM

 
Linda S. Smith
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Well deserved finalist win Ellen! Huge Congrats!

1/24/2013 8:01:27 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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I love this image, Ellen...and it should be GOLD IMHO! Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!

1/24/2013 8:33:14 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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WTG! Congrats!!!!

1/24/2013 9:31:53 AM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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Congratulations, Ellen on our Delightful Finalist.

1/24/2013 10:01:04 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Ellen.

1/24/2013 10:30:18 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Beautiful in every way, Ellen. Congratulations.

1/24/2013 11:36:17 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations on a beautiful finalist.

1/24/2013 11:51:55 AM

 
SaMi Martin
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So sweet; Congrats Ellen on your finalist! Good Luck next round!

1/24/2013 12:15:21 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your awesome silver win,Ellen! :)

1/24/2013 1:57:08 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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So tender. Annie and I think it is so cool that you got a third Finalist dear friend. Congratulations.

1/24/2013 2:18:07 PM

 
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)

1/24/2013 3:56:44 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations again on a touching finalist, Ellen.

1/24/2013 4:03:18 PM

 
Avril Young
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Outstanding portrait capture ...congrats on your finalists Ellen. .well done.

1/24/2013 4:54:06 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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So touching, congrats Ellen!

1/24/2013 5:16:03 PM

 
Lucille "Lucy" Abrao
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Precious. Congratsulations on your finalist, Ellen.
Lucy

1/24/2013 7:03:34 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Beautifully captured Ellen!! Congratulations!

1/24/2013 7:17:10 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your Finalists, Ellen!

1/24/2013 9:53:38 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats on all your wonderful Finalists!

1/24/2013 10:56:01 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Congrats on this beautiful Finalist Ellen!

1/25/2013 5:13:14 PM

 
a2o aini
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Absolutely wonderful. Huge congratulations, Ellen. Well done!

1/27/2013 7:07:59 AM

 
John Connolly
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Congratulations on your finalist award, Ellen! Well done!

1/27/2013 12:39:25 PM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Congrats on this wonderful winner Ellen!!!

1/27/2013 6:08:54 PM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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A capture of just the right moment. Congratulations on your win, Ellen!

1/27/2013 6:16:02 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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So glad to see this get the gold, Ellen!

Congrats on your fabulous winner!
Debby

1/27/2013 6:18:34 PM

 
Kathy Wesserling
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This incredibly special capture of joy surely earned the Gold. Congratulations, Ellen.

1/27/2013 6:59:43 PM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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Huuge congrats on the gold, Ellen.

1/27/2013 8:23:04 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Thanks soooo much BP, for choosing this image. Thanks very much for the kind comments, too, friends!!

1/27/2013 8:35:16 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on your win :)

1/27/2013 8:50:23 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Knew we'd see this with GOLD, Ellen! Huge Congrats to you on this splendid Winner, my friend!!!!

1/27/2013 9:07:45 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Big congrats on your Gold Winning image,
Ellen!!

1/27/2013 9:35:57 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Congratulations on your beautiful Gold winner Ellen.

1/27/2013 10:58:12 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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absolutely adorable,,, congratulations on your gold win!!!

1/27/2013 11:31:41 PM

 
Avril Young
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congrats on your outstanding win..so deserved...stunning indeed..

1/28/2013 12:02:57 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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This is a such a sweet portrait, Ellen.
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Gold Winner!

1/28/2013 1:34:10 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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A BIG congrats to you on your WIN, Ellen!!!!

1/28/2013 2:29:23 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Congrats on your beautiful winner.

1/28/2013 2:56:23 AM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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A wonderful capture of pure joy! A huge Congratulations on this Gold Ellen. I hope to be back from vacation soon.

1/28/2013 3:55:06 AM

 
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This is just priceless, Ellen. A big congratulations to you!

1/28/2013 4:53:54 AM

 
Julie Burnett
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Congratulations on this well deserved gold win, Ellen!! The perfect capture of joy!!

1/28/2013 5:14:08 AM

 
Connie J. Bagot
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Congratulations Ellen---wonderful winner!

1/28/2013 5:40:06 AM

 
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This is Wonderful :-) Congratulations

1/28/2013 5:53:01 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on this very precious win, Ellen!!

1/28/2013 6:37:00 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Congratulations on your very sweet winner, Ellen!

1/28/2013 7:17:08 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations Ellen on this awesome Gold winner.

1/28/2013 8:34:01 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a beautiful winner, Ellen.

1/28/2013 8:44:58 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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If this didn't win GOLD, I was going to throw myself off a cliff...lol. So happy to see this win, Ellen! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!!

1/28/2013 11:07:13 AM

 
John Connolly
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Congratulations on winning gold Ellen! Well done indeed!

1/28/2013 12:02:32 PM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on your beautiful Winner!!

1/28/2013 12:06:26 PM

 
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Annie and I loved this one Ellen. Congratulations on the Win dear friend.

1/28/2013 12:53:23 PM

 
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Congratulations Ellen!

1/28/2013 1:14:47 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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So sweet Ellen, congratulations!

1/28/2013 2:32:00 PM

 
Lucille "Lucy" Abrao
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Congratulations! :o)

1/28/2013 5:34:14 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Big Congratulatios on this beautiful win my friend!!!!

1/29/2013 7:30:53 AM

 
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Congrats on this gorgeous winner Ellen!

1/29/2013 7:43:09 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on this Fabulous Winning image, Ellen

1/29/2013 7:50:23 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this wonderful Gold Winner Ellen!!

1/29/2013 3:10:15 PM

 
Irene Colling
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A wonderful moment, captured forever.
Great shot Ellen. A Fave for me.

Congratulations on your Finalist award.

1/31/2013 10:35:45 AM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Ellen, you've captured the purest joy there is! Congrats on your "joyful" gold badge! :-)

1/31/2013 11:50:19 AM

 
Linda S. Smith
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Huge Congrats Ellen on your well deserved Gold Win!!!

2/1/2013 1:01:15 PM

 
Carol Flisak
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So glad to see this with Gold... huge congratulations on your beautiful winner, Ellen (sorry for the delay in commenting... just got back from Florida)

2/5/2013 11:24:50 AM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Are you amazed at the vivid colors, sharpness and composition of your photographs? Well the judges are, CONGRATULATIONS you are a winner for the month of December, 2012!
Merna

2/15/2013 1:53:56 PM

 
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