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The Hustler - Self Portrait
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
The Hustler - Self Portrait
The Hustler - Self Portrait
© Donald K. Cherry
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Allan L. Whitehead
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    Nice capture, Donald, I love this in b&w. Very well done, my dear friend - your good friend, Allan

12/6/2004 7:11:47 PM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Thank you very much, Allan!

12/6/2004 7:16:10 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Very nice image, Don!!

12/6/2004 8:49:26 PM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Thank you, Colette!

12/7/2004 2:16:07 AM

 
S  J
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Very nice composition in B&W, Don! Would love to see it with dreamy effect... You know effects can do wonders sometimes...
By the way you message came in as I was trying to write these lines.. Have a good day, my dear friend!

12/7/2004 9:21:41 AM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Fantastic shot, Donald! Love the lighting on this! Very dramatic!

12/7/2004 2:32:59 PM

 
Isabel L
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Cool. It looks really different in black and white.

12/7/2004 3:23:19 PM

 
Elisabeth A. Gay
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Great shot Donald!! Nice to meet you in person!
Ann

12/7/2004 3:54:21 PM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Thank you very much, Dan, Izzy and Elisabeth!

12/9/2004 6:25:26 AM

 
S  J
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Congrats again, my dear friend!! Good luck in the next round!!

1/17/2005 10:18:49 PM

 
Kip T. Berger
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Congratulations on the finalist Donald!!!

1/18/2005 1:20:07 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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congratulations...

1/18/2005 3:51:23 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Congratulations on your excellent self portrait and finalist, Donald! Great work and best of luck!

1/18/2005 5:35:28 AM

 
cj patterson
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congrats again!!

1/18/2005 6:15:42 AM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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Great shot Don!
Congrats on your great finalist!

Best wishes
Linnea

1/18/2005 9:17:21 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Congrats, Donald!
-cathy

1/18/2005 10:14:29 AM

 
Dan J. Holm
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CONGRATS, Donald!!

1/18/2005 10:35:43 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats and good luck Don!

1/18/2005 11:49:55 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Rack 'em up, Donald!! Great job, and CONGRATULATIONS go along with lots of good luck in the next level!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

1/18/2005 3:48:56 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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Way to go Donald!!! Such a great image! Congratulations to you!!! Feeling better now???? ;-)

1/18/2005 6:03:12 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations Don!!!!

1/19/2005 4:56:56 AM

 
S  J
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Many CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous SECOND PLACE WIN, Don!!! I'm sooooooo happy for you, my dear friend!!!! WTG!!!!

1/20/2005 1:19:52 AM

 
Anette Linnea Rasmussen
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Great job Don!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes
Linnea

1/20/2005 1:50:49 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Congratulations on your winner, Don!

1/20/2005 2:56:48 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Congratulations on your win, Donald!!!
-cathy

1/20/2005 4:10:09 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this winner, Donald! And, I bet your mother said all those days in the pool hall would never get you anywhere ... LOL.

1/20/2005 4:17:07 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations to you on your win Don!!! LOL Wally!

1/20/2005 4:23:23 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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And you mean business too!! Donald...this is full of drama and very effective! I love it! Big congrats to you!!

1/20/2005 5:23:55 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Congratulations on your terrific photo and well deserved win, Donald!

1/20/2005 5:46:09 AM

 
cj patterson
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Congratulations Donald!!! I'm so proud for you!! Well deserved!!!

1/20/2005 5:48:37 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations on your well deserved win Donald. This is really great!!

1/20/2005 5:52:41 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Thank you so much, everyone for offering all the wonderful words of praise and encouragement! I can't begin to tell you all how surprised and happy I was that this shot was selected as a 2nd place winner!

1/20/2005 6:01:48 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congratulations on your win Don!

1/20/2005 6:50:59 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats to you, Don!

1/20/2005 7:18:34 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Donald, congratulations on this wonderful win, it's richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan

1/20/2005 7:55:47 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your Second Place win Donald!

1/20/2005 8:00:32 AM

 
Jane Summa
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FANTASTIC, DONALD!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

1/20/2005 8:24:36 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Congratulations on your win Donald!!!

1/20/2005 9:38:26 AM

 
Arthur Rosch
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I love self portraits, and this is one
of the most sly and witty self portraits
I've ever seen. It gives me many
ideas!

Art

1/20/2005 10:25:37 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Big CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win, Donald!! Bravo!
Much Aloha,
Stan

1/20/2005 2:24:03 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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THis is an awesome image Donald. So very well done. COngrats on your win.

1/20/2005 5:35:36 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Congratulations, Donald!

bill

1/20/2005 7:31:54 PM

 
Kip T. Berger
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Congratulations Donald on this shot and win! Great job!

1/20/2005 11:24:07 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Congrats on your very7 well deserved WIN, Donald!

1/20/2005 11:43:25 PM

 
Edward R. Valdez
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Excellent! You've inspired me to come up with a creative self portrait idea. Congrats on your win!!!!

1/21/2005 7:38:16 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Congratulations Donald

1/21/2005 3:16:45 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations, Donald, on your great win!
Fantastic!!!
I'm very happy for you!!!

1/22/2005 9:48:58 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations Donald...wonderful use of light and dark...great mood!!!!!

1/22/2005 11:11:58 AM

 
Leonard Pierce
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Congratulations on your Second Place win Donald!!!

1/23/2005 5:48:54 PM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Thanks everyone for all the wonderful comments! I really appreciate all of them!!

1/24/2005 6:28:33 AM

 
Nancy Grace Chen
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Very stylish and cool. A late congrats to you on your winner!!

Nancy

1/31/2005 6:52:28 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Belated congratulations, Donald! This image is so awesome, excellent presentation and composition.

6/15/2006 8:02:40 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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What a cool shot! You look like one of the Hustlers in the movie!
You are a great photographer Donald!
Consider me your new best friend! lol

jo ann c.

7/29/2006 1:59:41 PM

 
Carlo Cascone
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An elegant and sophisticated shot!
A master use of indoor lighting!
Carlo

8/11/2006 2:51:54 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Hey Don! You are a winner in my book all day long!
Congratulations on this recent win!
Your friend, jo ann c.

8/11/2006 3:28:19 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Great scene. Love the composition, lighting!

1/20/2007 1:27:42 AM

 
Luigi Di Serio
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Hey I like this self portrait. It has the edge to it. I am certainly not playing you in pool

7/20/2007 1:28:29 PM

 
Peggy J. Maguire
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Donald,excellent presentation.fantastic indoor lighting!

7/23/2007 4:16:49 AM

 
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