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The Holdout

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The Holdout
The Holdout
Taken with a building behind the tree, giving the tan background.
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Joy Brown
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    Great shot, Claudia!


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10/31/2004 5:16:54 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Nice one Claudia!
-cathy


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10/31/2004 5:24:00 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Just wanted to tell you that your work has been superb lately Claudia! You're really on a roll... and inspiring! Great lines and composition in this one! Congrats on your PSD finalists too!

Patricia A. Kuniega

Thanks so much Pat, Joy and Cathy for commenting.











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10/31/2004 5:30:10 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Wow, this is so beautiful.
I love the lone leaf's color, it's star like shape, the way it sprouts from the branch, the bare twig behind and the complimentary background.
Such a splendid autumn image, Claudia

bill


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10/31/2004 5:33:19 AM

 
Eric Bancroft  

Excellent composition and sue of color. Beautiful !


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10/31/2004 5:33:46 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Beautiful, Claudia!!!!!


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10/31/2004 5:44:28 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Excellent! Pat is right!


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10/31/2004 5:54:52 AM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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I agree with Pat too! Simply beautiful! -K


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10/31/2004 6:04:56 AM

 
S  J
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Terrific image, Claudia! I agree with everyone about that!


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10/31/2004 6:08:26 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much Bill, Eric, Donna, Carolyn, K, and Sanjay for your kind words!


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10/31/2004 6:12:32 AM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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This is beautiful Claudia....wonderful composition!!!


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10/31/2004 6:37:06 AM

 
Wendy Amdahl
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Love this shot...so well done. And the perfect title as well! Super job Claudia!


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10/31/2004 6:43:16 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Beautiful Claudia! To me it has an delicate oriental feel :0)


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10/31/2004 6:52:07 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Exquisite, Claudia!! Perfect title too!!


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10/31/2004 7:44:41 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks for your comments Charlene, Wendy, Murry and Dolores.


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10/31/2004 7:51:06 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Oh yea this is wonderfully done. Great detail and contrast in colors. Great eye and capture Claudia.


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10/31/2004 8:11:02 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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This one really made me smile, Claudia. Excellent!


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10/31/2004 8:26:10 AM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Love the image, composition and title Claudia!!!!


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10/31/2004 10:00:32 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Great eye. I love the simplicity. Just a super image!

Happy Halloween!


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10/31/2004 11:01:38 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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beautiful...


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10/31/2004 12:00:30 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks for your comments, Darren, Kathleen, Shirley, Stephen, and Colleen.


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10/31/2004 12:02:09 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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Excellent shot Claudia!!!


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10/31/2004 6:14:07 PM

 
Ellen Peach
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Awesome work, Claudia....love it!


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10/31/2004 6:22:37 PM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this finalist, Claudia!


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11/15/2004 5:01:43 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations On Your Finalist Claudia!!


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11/15/2004 5:09:35 PM

 
Ed Heaton
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Hi Claudia,

Congratulations On Your Finalist


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11/15/2004 5:17:06 PM

 
Janet Detota
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Fabulous capture! Love the BG! Congratulations, Claudia!


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11/15/2004 5:25:27 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Congratulations on your finalist!!!
Kathleen


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11/15/2004 5:25:44 PM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Congratulations on your exquisite finalist Claudia!


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11/15/2004 5:32:40 PM

 
Ellen Peach
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Congrats, Claudia!


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11/15/2004 5:36:06 PM

 
Wendy Amdahl
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Congrats Claudia! :o)


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11/15/2004 5:37:53 PM

 
William C. Raco
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I love this, Claudia!
Best wishes for this entry.
It's lovely
Congratulations,


bill


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11/15/2004 5:43:13 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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Just lovely Claudia! Congratulations on this shot!


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11/15/2004 5:55:16 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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No surprise here. Congratulations On Your Finalist.


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11/15/2004 6:11:12 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congrats, Claudia on a great image!!!


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11/15/2004 6:12:28 PM

 
Kip T. Berger
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Congratulations for your finalist entry Claudia!


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11/15/2004 6:41:25 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Well deserved! Congrats Claudia! -K


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11/15/2004 6:42:18 PM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Congrats on your finalist, Claudia!

da


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11/15/2004 6:50:13 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations Claudia on making the finals. Best wishes on the next round!


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11/15/2004 7:01:23 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congrat's, Claudia!!!!


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11/15/2004 7:01:54 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much for your congrats, Wally, Terry, Ed, Janet, Kathleen, Patricia, Ellen, Wendy, Bill, Cindy, Darren, Jim, Kip, K, DaleAnn, Wendy, & Donna!


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11/15/2004 7:04:42 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats Claudia!!


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11/15/2004 7:19:15 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Terrific!! CONGRATULATIONS, Claudia!!
Aloha,
Stan


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11/15/2004 7:30:00 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Claudia, congratulations and best of luck on this wonderful image!


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11/15/2004 8:01:49 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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So simple and elegant, Claudia ~ Congratulations!


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11/16/2004 12:39:49 AM

 
Dominique Declerck
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Wonderful composition, Claudia! congratulations!!


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11/16/2004 12:57:51 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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Congratulations...


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11/16/2004 2:13:07 AM

 
Linda Murphy
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Excellent work you are doing Claudia! Congrats!


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11/16/2004 3:07:01 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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One of my favorites of the month, Claudia. Congratulations to you,!


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11/16/2004 3:57:46 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much for your comments and congrats!


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11/16/2004 4:06:13 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulation and good luck with this wonderful image Claudia


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11/16/2004 4:32:59 AM

 
Kelly Heaton
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Wonderful Claudia!Congratulations On Your Finalist!


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11/16/2004 5:11:03 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations and best of luck, Claudia!


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11/16/2004 5:15:59 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Claudia!!!


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11/16/2004 6:57:35 AM

 
Paul C. Gazzanigo
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Congratulations, Claudia!


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11/16/2004 9:48:21 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations to you Claudia!!!


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11/16/2004 11:40:06 AM

 
Kenton L. Elliott  

Congratulations, Claudia!! Excellent work and very well deserved!!!


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11/16/2004 12:07:10 PM

 
Stacey A. Bates
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Congrats Claudia!!


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11/16/2004 1:00:42 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks for your comments!


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11/16/2004 2:08:03 PM

 
Judith G. Secco
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Congratulations, Claudia. Beautiful!


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11/16/2004 2:51:04 PM

 
Brenda W. LaFleur
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Congrats, Claudia. Love this!


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11/16/2004 8:57:19 PM

 
Kasia Elser
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Great shot! Congrats!


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11/17/2004 1:33:51 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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I just love it when my favorite images win! Congrats on your win, Claudia! A great month for you!


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11/17/2004 4:01:58 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on becoming a two-time winner, Claudia!


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11/17/2004 4:05:29 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Sorry, make that THREE-TIME WINNER!


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11/17/2004 4:07:44 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Congratulaitons on your win (again) Claudia!
-cathy


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11/17/2004 4:10:03 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much for your well wishes, this has been a surprising month!


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11/17/2004 4:40:47 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulation, Claudia!! A well deserved WIN!!!!


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11/17/2004 4:55:47 AM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Congratulations, Claudia!!


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11/17/2004 5:28:27 AM

 
Donna J. Eaton
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Another wonderful win Claudia! Excellent background that building made! Congratulations!


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11/17/2004 5:29:55 AM

 
Judith G. Secco
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Love it!! Congratulations, Claudia!
Judy


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11/17/2004 5:38:55 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Congrats on the WIN Claudia.


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11/17/2004 5:39:29 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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No surprise to me that you would clean house this month Claudia! Way to go! Congratulations on your wins!


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11/17/2004 5:53:30 AM

 
Rob Bishop
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Yippeeeeee! Excellent. I'm happy to see this win for you, Claudia. I hope there weren't any of your favorites that got lost along the way in the semi-semi's.;)
Rob


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11/17/2004 9:17:34 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations On Your Win Again Claudia:-)


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11/17/2004 9:56:59 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your tri-vecta Claudia!!!


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11/17/2004 11:01:08 AM

 
bob cornelison
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Very nice shot! Congrats!
~:O)


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11/17/2004 11:48:18 AM

 
Susana Matos
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Congratulations, well deserved winner! It is simple and wonderful!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su


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11/17/2004 11:49:59 AM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Congratulations!!!! Superb photo!!
kathleen


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11/17/2004 11:59:46 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much for your comments!


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11/17/2004 1:21:07 PM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Claudia, congratulations again on another marvelous win, it is also very richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan


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11/17/2004 1:25:01 PM

 
Dale Gast
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Congratulations, Claudia, on this wonderful win!!!


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11/17/2004 1:59:31 PM

 
Janice Forrest
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Well done! A great image. Congratulations.


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11/17/2004 2:02:12 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Well done on your double win, Claudia, and CONGRATULATIONS once again!
Aloha,
Stan


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11/17/2004 2:05:50 PM

 
Wendy Amdahl
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Well apparently you held out for 2 big wins this month Claudia! Many congrats to you! :o)


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11/17/2004 2:26:19 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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3 -2nd place wins, Claudia!! Congrats times three!!


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11/17/2004 2:40:40 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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Congrats on your great work and wins, Claudia!


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11/17/2004 2:52:42 PM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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Congratulations on your wins, Well deserved Claudia!!!


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11/17/2004 3:04:19 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Way to go again and again Claudia! :) Congrats on your wins! -K


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11/17/2004 3:55:27 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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A big congrats to you Claudia on your win!!! Way to go!!


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11/17/2004 5:22:15 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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You did Good this month! :-) Very simple and striking image. Congratulations again!


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11/17/2004 6:38:05 PM

 
William C. Raco
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This is one of my favorites of the entire month.
Very beautiful work, Claudia
Congratulations and best wishes.

bill


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11/17/2004 7:16:46 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations on your win, Claudia!!!


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11/17/2004 7:25:38 PM

 
Wong Chek Poh
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...and yet another, my warmest congrats, Claudia! You have developed the art of winning :)


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11/17/2004 9:27:25 PM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Simple and stunning, congrats, Claudia! :-)


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11/18/2004 1:27:05 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Thanks so much for all of your comments about this leaf image!


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11/18/2004 4:00:14 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations Claudia


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11/18/2004 5:54:01 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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I love the way you captured this Claudia. So beautiful. Congratulations on your win!!!!!


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11/18/2004 7:04:00 AM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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Congratulations on you wins Claudia! Well deserved!!!!!!


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11/18/2004 2:16:46 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations, Claudia on this gorgeous win!!!


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11/18/2004 5:17:51 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Fantastic shot, Congratulations!!!


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11/18/2004 5:38:49 PM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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Beautiful shot, Claudia. Japanese, delightful elegance.
Congrats on all your wins;-))
Best wishes Linnea


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11/23/2004 7:25:20 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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perfection!


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10/18/2005 2:50:09 PM

 
Mark Mirror  

Simply and stright
I try to shot some Leaves of trees too,
but I'm still waiting for the best one - http://www.fotoplatforma.pl/en/cd/Leaves/


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