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A Road Less Travelled

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A Road Less Travelled
A Road Less Travelled
F4.5-5.6 D Nikkor (24-120 mm) VR, 100 mm, 1/250, ISO 200, 'RAW', 10:25 AM: A 'GO' commuter train heads out to Ottawa, from Toronto, the day after a 6" snowfall, as more snow heads into the area. This was post processed with PS CS layers and motion blur. The snow as an added bonus from "Alien Skin Eye Candy" filters…
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Marsha S. Smith
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    Beautiful image. I love all the train images in your gallery. The effects on this are great.


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1/27/2005 2:36:16 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Looks like your train is on track this morning! Nice one!


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1/27/2005 2:43:17 AM

 
S  J
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Excellent capture and outstanding effects, Alan!!! Great work on this!!! I expect to see this again next month!!! Very well done, my dear friend!!! Wish I had your imagination and creativity....


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1/27/2005 2:50:31 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Excellent image, Allan! Nicely done!


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1/27/2005 2:51:38 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Great perspective, Allan! Very nicely done.
-cathy


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1/27/2005 3:38:46 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Very cool shot, Allan. Great work.


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1/27/2005 3:47:08 AM

 
Theresa McCloskey  

very nice Allan :-)


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1/27/2005 4:00:14 AM

 
Janet L. Skinner
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This is my new favorite of your train shots, Allan!!! How is the site work coming? Want to do mine! LOL


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1/27/2005 4:06:15 AM

 
Kathryn Love
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great shot Allan! the angle really makes this one unique!
looks very brrrrrrrrrrr


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1/27/2005 4:11:19 AM

 
Jordi Delgado  

WOW, strong image, Allan!!!

:-))


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1/27/2005 4:16:13 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Very cool Allan, nice work! Looks great!


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1/27/2005 4:42:18 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Love these snow train shots, Allan.


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1/27/2005 4:53:48 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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Wow and Wow..ok one more...WOW! This train looks like it will move right out of the frame through the computer!!! You captured the action of this train superbly Allan! It's an exceptional image in my book!


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1/27/2005 4:55:29 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Great perspective and use of effects here Allan.


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1/27/2005 6:06:31 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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I do love your trains, Allan!


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1/27/2005 6:14:28 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Very cool effects on this one Allan.
Love it!!!


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1/27/2005 6:29:12 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Great image Allan!! Love the effects on this.


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1/27/2005 6:31:10 AM

 
Arya Bandyopadhyay
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Dear Allan, you are brilliant in the digital darkroom!!! My latest favourite in this series...


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1/27/2005 6:32:40 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Wonderful job with effects, Allan! Looks awesome! :0)


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1/27/2005 6:56:59 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Super vertical design Allan! The perspective and effects really add a powerful motion feel. Well done!!


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1/27/2005 7:07:43 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Really a Beautiful image, Allan - great work!


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1/27/2005 7:49:31 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Beautiful image, Allan!!! I live close to some train track's and just as I was looking at your picture the train whistle blew. Made me laugh!


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1/27/2005 8:15:04 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Very well done Allan! You have created a very cold winter day mood! Jeff


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1/27/2005 9:34:45 AM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Fantastic image, Allan!! Excellent effects on this!


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1/27/2005 1:46:23 PM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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WOW Allan!!!!! Magnificent shot and capture and super effects. Great work!!!!!!


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1/27/2005 3:00:10 PM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Extremely well done, Allan!!


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1/27/2005 3:13:19 PM

 
Jane Summa
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AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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1/27/2005 3:28:14 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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MARVELOUS1111

-Debby


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1/27/2005 5:14:56 PM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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I want to thank you all (Marsha, Carolyn, Sanjay, Donald, Catny G, Paul, Theresa, Janet, Kathryn, Jordi, Claudia, Wally, Cindy, Darren, Bonnie, Donna N, Kara, Arya, Casey, Murry, Karen, Donna T, Jeff, Dan, Robin, DIANE, Jane, and Debby) very much, for your terrific comments and very kind words, my very dear friends. They are very truly appreciated - your good friend, Allan


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1/27/2005 8:21:55 PM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Wonderful composition and effects, Allan! Love it! :-)


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1/28/2005 1:13:41 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Thank you veru much, Pauricia, I really do appreciate that an awful lot, my very dear friend - your dear friend, Allan


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1/28/2005 2:19:34 AM

 
Rob T. Henry
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Great image, Allan!! Love the effects! Well done!!


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1/28/2005 8:14:00 PM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Thanx Rob, I appreciate that - Allan


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1/28/2005 8:27:19 PM

 
Kathy Shogren
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Extraordinary image, Allen! A pleasure to view.


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1/30/2005 9:02:16 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Thank you very much, Kathy, I really appreciate that - Allan


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1/30/2005 9:42:18 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congrats Allan! Good Luck!


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2/18/2005 5:18:23 PM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this superb finalist, Allan!


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2/18/2005 5:20:07 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Congratulations Allan!!


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2/18/2005 5:20:56 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Great perspective Allan, congratulations !!


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2/18/2005 5:27:41 PM

 
Lucia De Giovanni  

Congratulations on your Finalist Allan!


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2/18/2005 5:28:05 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Excellent finalist Allen. Congratulations!!


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2/18/2005 5:30:02 PM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Congratulations Allan !


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2/18/2005 5:56:49 PM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Congrats on your finalist, Allan!


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2/18/2005 6:14:10 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats on another great finalist, Allan!


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2/18/2005 6:22:23 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations To You My Friend:-)


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2/18/2005 6:25:16 PM

 
Ellen Peach
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Congratulations, Allan...great job on this!


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2/18/2005 6:26:55 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Congratulations on a wonderful finalist! -K


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2/18/2005 7:38:41 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congrats on a very very nice image Allan!!!


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2/18/2005 8:03:50 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Allan. LOVE IT


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2/18/2005 8:05:01 PM

 
Donna Roberts
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Well done "Batman" - good luck in the next round.
:-)


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2/18/2005 8:45:52 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Allan!!! Good luck next round!


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2/18/2005 8:59:40 PM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Congratulations Allan! Wonderful image!


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2/18/2005 11:28:08 PM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Congratulations on your superbly executed finalist, Allan!


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2/19/2005 3:39:37 AM

 
Blair Boudreau  

Congratulations Indeed! Your photo is superb! Wonderful work.


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2/19/2005 3:43:56 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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Way to go... Congratulations...


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2/19/2005 3:56:38 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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I want to thank you all, very much, for the congratulatory comments and extremely kind words, my very dear friends. They are all truly appreciated. I feel that it is truly great honour to be recognized by one's very talented 'peers' - your very good friend, Allan


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2/19/2005 3:59:30 AM

 
The  Italian  Eye
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Congratulations on your finalists! Allan!

Dado


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2/19/2005 4:08:24 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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WAY TO GO ALLAN!!! LOVE THIS SHOT...CONGRATULATIONS!!


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2/19/2005 5:36:38 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Congratulations, Allan on your finalists. Best of luck in the next round.


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2/19/2005 5:55:41 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats Allan!


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2/19/2005 5:57:55 AM

 
Tammy Nuxoll
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Congrats to you Allan on all your Finalists!!! Good luck next round!!!


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2/19/2005 7:59:15 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congrat's, Allan!!!


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2/19/2005 8:13:24 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Super perspective and capture. Congratulations


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2/19/2005 9:34:45 AM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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Congratulations on your finalist, Allan!!!!!


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2/19/2005 9:47:41 AM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations, Allan! Awesome image!


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2/19/2005 10:21:18 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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So well done Allan! Congrats on this great image! Jeff


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2/19/2005 11:06:14 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Great image and ps work Allan ~ many congrats!


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2/19/2005 12:13:11 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Big congrats, Allan!


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2/19/2005 12:48:07 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Good luck with your Finalists in the next round, my friend! CONGRATULATIONS, Alan!!
Much Aloha,
Stan


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2/19/2005 1:07:00 PM

 
Donna R. Moratelli
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Hi Allan;Eye candy it is, whatever you did. God I wish that I knew how to do a tad of what you know how to do. YOu are the absolute king of the road when it comes to train imagery!!
Congratulations!!!!!! YOU DID GREAT JOB AAGGGGAIN!!


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2/19/2005 4:24:42 PM

 
Gary Minish
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WOW! What an image! An excellent photo and superb artwork. It movement and power as well as atmosphere! A sure winner, at least in my book. Congratulations for now and I'm sure I'll be back to offer another shortly :-)


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2/19/2005 7:58:04 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations, Allan, on the finalist on this terric image.
Best wishes for the next round.


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2/19/2005 9:13:40 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Way to go Allan!!!! BIG congratulations on this wonderful image!


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2/20/2005 9:34:45 AM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Wow, this is awesome, Allan! Congratulations!


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2/20/2005 8:04:26 PM

 
Richard Killey  

Allan. Photo is really neat. Congratulations on being a finalist.

(p.s. As a frequent 'GO' rider, I would comment that I've never heard of a GO train going to Ottawa.)


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2/20/2005 8:04:37 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Absolutely outstanding image, Allan!!! Well done and congratulations! Good luck!


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2/21/2005 9:36:58 AM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Congrats. on your win Allan!! Outstanding image!!


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2/21/2005 9:40:45 PM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Thank you all so very much, this is ruly appreciated - Allan


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2/22/2005 2:30:51 AM

 

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Wonderful job Allan! Great composition and effect, love it!
Many congrats on this well deserving finalist!


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8/14/2005 4:30:23 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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I appreciate this very much, Her, thank you very much - Allan


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8/14/2005 5:01:33 AM

 
Stephanie A. Laird
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Wow Allan this is a fantastic image! I looked through your gallery and it is filled with incredible images!


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8/17/2005 11:10:37 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Stephanie, thank you very much, I truly do appreciate your comments - Allan


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8/17/2005 7:29:27 PM

 
Janet E. Backhaus
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Allan,

This is fantastic. I love it. I really like trains and this is a great view.
Nice photos in your gallery.


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9/7/2005 5:41:29 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Thanks Janet, I appreciate that. I'm glad you enjoyed my Gallery. There are more of my photos at my Deluxe site at "http://www.arrowheadfotos.com/" that you might also enjoy - Allan


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9/7/2005 6:06:29 AM

 
Inge S. Lasmana
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Fantastic and excellent image!! Congrats!


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3/15/2006 5:37:14 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Inge, thanks a lot, again. I really do appreciate this - Allan


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3/15/2006 5:44:15 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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Great image, Allan. Your train series is beautiful work!


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8/31/2006 5:12:47 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Great image, Allan. Your train series is beautiful work!


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8/31/2006 5:13:10 PM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Thanks RC, I appreciate this - Allan


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