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Touch of Sunshine
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Touch of Sunshine
Touch of Sunshine

My first visit, to the Flower Fields, this year. Thanks for a great time Julianne and Erica.

*Flowers*
© Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Carol L. Quina
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    Beautiful Donna! The petals have a look almost like fabric! Cool!

3/5/2013 7:08:36 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Stunning close up Donna!! You're rockin' your new lens!

3/5/2013 7:10:48 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Wow... fabric... desert formations... crepe paper... Fantastic capture!

3/5/2013 7:16:29 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Cool floral close-up and pov, Donna. Really like it!

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3/5/2013 7:45:20 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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The layers of color, light and texture in this close-up are astonishing, Donna. Gorgeous

3/5/2013 8:54:58 PM

 
Terry A. Stoa
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Ooo-la-la, I think you have a winner here, Donna.

3/5/2013 9:17:27 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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a cool close-up!

3/6/2013 12:07:18 AM

 
Joanna Kovalcsik
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Springy colors with a feeling of anticipation! :o)

3/6/2013 3:21:16 AM

 
Joy Rector
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excellent shot

3/6/2013 4:28:29 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you kindly everyone!!!

Take care,

Donna

3/6/2013 6:58:58 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Tis a beauty!

3/6/2013 7:33:35 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Yep, right, beauty.

3/6/2013 10:50:38 AM

 
Michele Peterson
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Donna: Queen of the Flower Fields!

A beautiful, beautiful photo!

3/7/2013 4:07:47 PM

 
Allen Hughes
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WOW! This is absolutely stunning.

3/7/2013 11:12:11 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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So_o gorgeous Donna!

3/8/2013 7:29:50 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks again to each of you. Your comments are truly inspirational!!!

Donna

3/9/2013 8:41:44 AM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Striking line and detail Donna!

3/12/2013 8:41:31 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations Donna!

4/28/2013 4:06:59 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Congrats on all your beautiful Finalists, Donna!

4/28/2013 4:25:11 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Congratulations, Donna, I still love this one!

4/28/2013 4:57:01 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Congrats again my friend!

4/28/2013 5:46:43 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you very much. This one is extra special, the first of many trips, to the Flower Fields this year. Plus, I was with two very good friends.

Take care,

Donna

4/28/2013 7:04:46 PM

 
Joanna Kovalcsik
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Donna, your 1st trip paid off BIG. Congratulations on your Finalist award! :o)

4/28/2013 7:41:00 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congratulations Donna!

4/29/2013 12:24:20 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is amazing...as all your finalists, Donna! Absolutely BEAUTIFUL!! And yes...if you're ever up this way (Oregon), please let me know. I would love for you to visit. We'd have a blast!!!!

4/29/2013 7:47:06 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations Donna.

4/29/2013 1:55:50 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Gorgeous Donna - congrats on your finalist!

4/29/2013 4:31:54 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Beautiful! Congrats!

4/29/2013 6:27:42 PM

 
Martha R. Mazon
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Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Donna!!

4/29/2013 7:17:08 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats, Donna, on your beautiful and excellent winner!

Debby

4/29/2013 7:29:03 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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I am not surprised to see this get gold, Donna! Just beautiful!!

4/29/2013 7:52:50 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Whoo-whoo! Congrats on your beautiful Gold winner Donna!

4/29/2013 8:29:08 PM

 
Joanna Kovalcsik
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Switching colors...the GOLD looks good! :o) Congrats!

4/29/2013 8:32:40 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you BetterPhoto friends and judges. I appreciate your constant inspiration and support.

Take care,

Donna

4/29/2013 8:47:12 PM

 
Sylvia Rourke
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congrats on your gold and stunning marco shot.

4/29/2013 9:01:40 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Congratulation on your win Donna! Excellent macro shot!!

4/29/2013 11:00:11 PM

 
Nadia Paul
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Congrats on your well deserved win Donna!

4/29/2013 11:40:58 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Congrats on your win Donna! This is beautiful!

4/29/2013 11:47:42 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations Donna on a beautiful Second Place win.

4/30/2013 1:33:29 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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HUGE CONGRATZ on the terrific Gold Win, Donna!!!

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4/30/2013 4:25:27 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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The colors and details are fabulous! Congratulations, Donna!

4/30/2013 4:52:49 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Congratulations on a well-deserved win, Donna!

4/30/2013 6:49:26 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulations on your gold winner, Donna.

4/30/2013 7:49:19 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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No surprise here my friend...you do everything brilliantly!!! Huge congratulations, Donna, on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!!! YEAH!!! (and thank you so much for your sweet comments on my image...appreciate it!)

4/30/2013 10:10:19 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Beautiful photo Donna, congrats!

4/30/2013 10:49:32 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful winner Donna, congrats!

4/30/2013 4:38:01 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Huge congratulations on your gold!

4/30/2013 7:45:58 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Congratulations on your beautiful Winner, Donna!!

4/30/2013 11:25:55 PM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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I LOVE it when you go to that flower field, Donna. Nature at its most beautiful.... and this is no exception. Huge congrats on this simply stunning Gold.

5/1/2013 7:40:38 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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What a wonderful WINNER Donna!! Congrats to you!!!

5/1/2013 8:54:51 AM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Big congrats on winning Gold for this outstanding image, Donna!

5/1/2013 9:27:13 AM

 
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Congratulations on a Golden Photo!!

5/1/2013 1:40:43 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Another superb macro floral from you - congratulations on the 2nd place Donna!

5/4/2013 5:11:03 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations, Donna!

5/7/2013 10:55:16 AM

 
Phyllis Burchett
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Wonderful work as always, big congrats Donna!

5/7/2013 3:19:10 PM

 
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Beautiful Donna. Congratulations!

5/10/2013 9:25:02 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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I'm honored and touched by all of your kind comments and congratulatory wishes.

Thank you!

Donna

5/10/2013 9:28:05 AM

 
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