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© Deborah  Sandidge
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Dan J. Holm
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    Gorgeous image, Deborah! Outstanding concept, color and composition! Excellent!

8/16/2004 8:15:46 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much, Dan! The original image didn't have any sun or reflection, but I loved the shape of the pelican in flight. I thought it would be neat to try to bring him close and provide the color I wished for! :o)

8/16/2004 8:22:32 AM

 
Peggy Wolff
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Beautiful!

8/16/2004 8:45:03 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Deborah - This is absolutely gorgeous. You did a super job editing!
-cathy

8/16/2004 9:03:24 AM

 
Stacey A. Bates
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Great job editing Deborah, this is beautiful!!

8/16/2004 9:11:46 AM

 
Tammy L. Odell
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WOW!! This is amazing!!Beautiful work Deborah!!

8/16/2004 9:16:05 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Peggy, Cathy, Stacey and Tammy! Glad you liked this pelican image!

8/16/2004 9:21:09 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Beautiful, Deborah!!!!!!

8/16/2004 10:06:59 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Really great image Deborah!

8/16/2004 10:07:06 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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I can feel the movement...

8/16/2004 12:35:46 PM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Another great silhouette, Deborah. You have mastered the effect very well.

8/16/2004 12:51:12 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Wow!! This is absolutely fantastic, Deborah!!!

8/16/2004 1:05:43 PM

 
Isabel L
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Wonderful capture Deborah!!!
I really like the flood effect that you did on this one it really brings out the colors in the sky and the bird.

8/16/2004 1:07:53 PM

 
Joy Brown
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Absolutely awesome, Deborah!

8/16/2004 1:08:08 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Excellent Ps Work Deb It Looks Great!!

8/16/2004 4:02:09 PM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Beautiful, Deborah!

8/16/2004 4:29:43 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Great effects, beautiful, Deborah!

8/16/2004 5:57:23 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Gorgeous colors and effects Deb!!!! terrific job!!!!

8/16/2004 6:46:19 PM

 
Kristen McKain
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gorgeous!!

8/16/2004 7:04:19 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much for your thoughtful comments! Glad you liked this re-creation! :o)

8/16/2004 7:10:24 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Beautiful creation, Deb!!!
...love the orange radial gradient representing the sun...

8/16/2004 7:29:09 PM

 
Janet S  Weaver
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Excellent work Deb! Outstanding image!!

8/16/2004 9:08:26 PM

 
Janet Detota
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Your PS work is so good it looks real! Excellent job!

8/17/2004 12:03:23 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Another fabulous shot...super good job.
Kathleen

8/17/2004 12:16:04 PM

 
Janice Forrest
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Very nice work.

8/17/2004 12:58:04 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Wonderful capture Deborah!

8/17/2004 2:28:47 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much, I appreciate your thoughtful comments! :o)

8/17/2004 8:12:57 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Just Great PS work!, and a Wonderful image!

8/28/2004 4:46:02 PM

 
Doug Wean

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WoW! What a beautiful Image! Creative composition and color!

Doug

8/28/2004 4:47:05 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Stephen and Doug, much appreciated comments!

8/28/2004 6:38:21 PM

 
Robert A. Simpson
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Stunning Work!

9/11/2004 12:06:07 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Wow - Awesome image! Many congratulations on your POTD Win!

9/11/2004 12:12:23 AM

 
ilana Peled
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Everything seems so real !!!

Beautiful image Deborah.

9/11/2004 12:22:21 AM

 
Mary McAllister
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Wow...this is really stunning!
Mary

9/11/2004 12:33:46 AM

 
Gianna Stadelmyer
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Congrats on potd, Deborah!

9/11/2004 1:13:57 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats to you, Deborah!

9/11/2004 1:47:08 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Wow, Deb, this image is absolutely gorgeous and assembled with impeccable excellence! Congratulations on POTD for your outstanding work!!!

9/11/2004 2:09:23 AM

 
Donna L. Cuic
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Big Congrats Deborah on Photo of the Day. It is an outstanding image.

Stay safe Monday and pray for it to go somewhere else.

9/11/2004 3:54:18 AM

 
Kristen McKain
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Congrats on your POTD! Well deserved!

9/11/2004 4:10:36 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations Deb, this is a beauty!

9/11/2004 4:11:42 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Hi Deb! Congrats On An Excellent Image And Your Potd:-)

9/11/2004 4:27:23 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Wow, this is gorgeous, Deborah.
Congratulations on the POTD
Very deserving recognition!

bill

9/11/2004 5:08:22 AM

 
Maverick Creatives
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Deborah, This image reflects the beauty and creativity possible in the marriage of photography and Digital Art.
This creation emits emotion. Very Professional. Congratulations.
Gary

9/11/2004 5:23:07 AM

 
Janice Forrest
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Congrats on your POTD

9/11/2004 6:51:36 AM

 
Diane Cosgrove
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I'm inspired by your work. But I'm confused. Where can I find the "flood filter"? Is it a plug in?

9/11/2004 7:05:34 AM

 
Lucia De Giovanni

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Congratulations on your PODT! Absolutely wonderful!

9/11/2004 7:09:21 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Oh, my gosh, thank you so much! POTD, a real treat and surprise! :0) I appreciate your thoughtful comments!! (So sorry I haven't been commenting much lately, I've been a little under the weather.)
Hi Diane - Yes, the flood filter is a plug in and it's available at Flaming Pear, http://www.flamingpear.com They have quite a few creative filters available! have fun!

9/11/2004 7:16:54 AM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Congratulations Deborah.....well deserved!!!!!

9/11/2004 7:20:00 AM

 
Janet Detota
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Way to go, Deb!! Congratulations!!

9/11/2004 7:46:13 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Deb on your POTD win!!!!! terrific image!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

9/11/2004 8:03:30 AM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Congrats Deborah! I was so pleased to open the POTD and find a masterpiece by one of my favorite BP photographers!! An excellent piece of art Deborah! You go girl!!

9/11/2004 8:16:13 AM

 
bob cornelison
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GREAT JOB!~:o)

9/11/2004 8:41:07 AM

 
Ed Heaton
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Well done Deborah...

9/11/2004 11:37:17 AM

 
Anita Taylor
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This is a wonderful image, Deborah! Great job!

9/11/2004 12:14:39 PM

 
Jo Barker

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You are a spectacular artist. With a unique style that is a hit at BP. Outstanding image.

9/11/2004 12:28:49 PM

 
Karen Bacon
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Congratulations Deborah!!!!!!!!!!!!

9/11/2004 1:05:25 PM

 
Jody S. Pagel

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What else can I say? WOW WOW WOW WOW WOW!

Fantastic creativity and Photoshop talent. Something for me to aspire to.

9/11/2004 5:30:08 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much, you all are great! :0)

9/11/2004 7:50:07 PM

 
Diane Dupuis-Kallos
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Deborah - What a fantastic piece of art! Congrats on this shot as well as your POTD!!

9/11/2004 8:02:08 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Nicely done, congratulations Deborah!!

9/11/2004 8:36:29 PM

 
Kevin Nugent
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Excellent job Deborah!

9/12/2004 2:45:22 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much!!! Your comments are so appreciated!

9/12/2004 6:32:30 PM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Wonderful image Deborah!! Congrats!

9/12/2004 8:47:25 PM

 
Carol Dibble
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Hi Deb! Congratulations on POTD! Sorry you are not feeling well...let's keep in touch!

9/13/2004 5:38:20 AM

 
Debra Booth
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Splendid Finalist, Deborah! Congratulations!

9/13/2004 5:06:36 PM

 
Colleen Braun
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congratulations...

9/13/2004 5:13:03 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations, Deb!!!

9/13/2004 5:15:13 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so much Debra, Colleen and Deborah!

9/13/2004 7:21:17 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Congratulations, Deborah!

9/13/2004 8:09:26 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulation's, Deborah!!!!!!

9/13/2004 8:15:57 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Congratulations and the best of luck next round!!!

9/13/2004 8:24:01 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congrats Deborah!!

9/13/2004 8:46:32 PM

 
ilana Peled
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Well desrved Deborah !!!

9/13/2004 9:06:55 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Congratulations Deborah! -K

9/14/2004 3:29:42 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so much for the warm congrats and good wishes, much appreciated!!!

9/14/2004 6:52:28 AM

 
Jonna Bergström

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Congratulations!

- Jonna

9/14/2004 8:10:54 AM

 
Gen Nagase
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I loved this the first time I viewed it!!!
Many congratulations to you, Deb, on your finalist... good luck with this...

9/14/2004 8:52:59 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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This Sure Has Got Some Extra Viewing Deb! Congrats On Your Finalists:-)

9/14/2004 3:49:32 PM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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Congratulations on this outstanding image, Deborah!

9/14/2004 4:44:07 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so much for the congrats Jonna, Nobi, Terry and Robin! Best of luck to you too!

9/14/2004 5:29:21 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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Some how I missed the POTD win, so double congrats! It is well-deserved!

9/14/2004 6:26:23 PM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Congrats Deborah! So beautiful, not surprising to see it here at all! Good luck tomorrow!

da

9/14/2004 8:26:42 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks Cindy and Dale Ann, best of luck to you both! :0)

9/14/2004 9:13:01 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Deborah, another stunner, congratulations and best of luck with this one!

9/14/2004 10:40:39 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations Deborah!

9/15/2004 5:13:37 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Carol and Karen!!

9/15/2004 7:53:33 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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This is one of my most favorite photos.
I am fairly new to betterphoto, and don't comment much, but I love this one.
anita

9/15/2004 3:28:17 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Hi Anita, thank you so much for your thoughtful comments! Welcome to BetterPhoto, I look forward to seeing your work! :0)

9/15/2004 8:03:34 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations!!!

9/19/2004 2:58:58 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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This is such a work of art, Deborah! I thought I had commented on this already ...Congratulations!

9/30/2004 4:29:24 AM

 
Susana Matos
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Congratulations, very beautiful!
Cheers from Portugal, Su

10/8/2004 10:17:25 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Many congrats Deborah ~ awesome capture!!

10/9/2004 8:27:49 AM

 
Yves Rubin
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What a stunner! Love the perfect silhouette shape of the pelican.

6/26/2007 10:30:00 AM

 
Christine R. Lobsinger
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Absolutely Stunning Deborah!!!
CONGRATS TO YOU..
By reading your thread, I learned something new, thanks.. I'm going over to the Flaming Pear.. THANKS!

SMILING WITH YOU
CHRISTINE

11/28/2009 1:52:43 PM

 
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