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A Child's Wonderment

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A Child's Wonderment
A Child's Wonderment

My PG 101 Before and After Theme Entry

Edited with Photomatix, PS CS5, OnOne Phototools and Nik Software. Some of the fish were copy and pasted. Distracting fish were removed. The transform tool was also used.

Birch Aquarium
La Jolla, California
September 12, 2013

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
RAW / Aperture Priority / -1/3 EC / 40 mm
F 7.1 @ 1/200 ISO 5000

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  A Child's Wonderment - BEFORE
A Child's Wonderment - BEFORE
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  A Child's Wonderment - BEFORE
A Child's Wonderment - BEFORE
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Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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    I am including the before images, for comparison only.


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9/15/2013 2:12:33 AM

 
William C. Raco
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I can sense the wonderment in the boy's eyes and pose in this fantastic photo, Donna.
Excellent work


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9/15/2013 4:20:14 AM

 
Joy Rector
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beautiful


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9/15/2013 4:26:31 AM

 
Naomi Weiser
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nice work.love all the fish .htd!


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9/15/2013 6:57:28 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Priceless! I love this Donna, your work is perfect!

jo ann c.


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9/15/2013 7:34:50 AM

 
Martha R. Mazon
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Superb work, Donna, with captivating results! HTD!


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9/15/2013 8:24:43 AM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Your editing and PS skills are fabulous Donna! You are such an inspiring friend and photographer!


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9/15/2013 8:45:56 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Your aquarium images are always lovely things, Donna, and your work here with bringing out just the right details of the wondering child is right on.


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9/15/2013 12:30:08 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks so much!!!

Donna


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9/15/2013 5:41:53 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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No wonder he's in wonderment! Great sense of scale... :-)

Happy Theme Day


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9/15/2013 7:33:41 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Fantastic capture and colors, Donna.


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9/16/2013 4:42:27 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Nice revisions - the flashes of orange are perfect and I love the lighter tones. Delightful capture.


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9/16/2013 1:33:13 PM

 
Michele Peterson
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Great job, Donna! This is really pretty and definitely full of wonder!


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9/16/2013 9:46:27 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Wonderful image..I always love these pictures of the the children at the Aquarium. Excellent post processing and editing.


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9/19/2013 2:32:56 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Congrats on getting staff favorite!! :)


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10/31/2013 7:46:34 AM

 
Tammy M. Anderson
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Beautiful finalist. Congrats!!


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10/31/2013 2:18:08 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congrats on another awesome finalist, Donna.


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10/31/2013 2:22:30 PM

 
Julianne Bradford
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Wonderful finalist and pp Donna!


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10/31/2013 6:12:35 PM

 
Naomi Weiser
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love your tweaks, great shot, congrats!


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11/1/2013 1:14:01 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you for all of your congratulatory wishes and nice comments!


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11/1/2013 1:21:34 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Beautiful...Congratulations on a well deserved finalist.


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11/3/2013 8:13:50 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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CONGRATULATIONS! Itís great to know you have something new to smile about and a special reason to be proud.
Merna


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11/19/2013 3:42:26 PM

 
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