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Take it to the Limit
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Take it to the Limit
Take it to the Limit
This is my son riding the flowrider. Photo altered with Photoshop.
© Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Shirley L. Carpenter
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    Great effects and image Donna!!

2/8/2005 9:20:33 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Wow Donna!! Great effects!! I love it!!

2/8/2005 9:38:35 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Great work on the effects with this image. Very well done!

2/8/2005 10:41:57 AM

 
cj patterson
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awesome action shot and effects...very cool!

2/8/2005 10:44:55 AM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Great action shot and perfect effect for this image ! Love the colors !

2/8/2005 11:27:57 AM

 
Phil S
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Donna,

Very creative! I like the effect and colors.

2/8/2005 11:37:31 AM

 
Kristy  E. Lane

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Wonderful effects! The water looks great!!

2/8/2005 11:56:33 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Terrific image Donna!I love the way the water looks!

2/8/2005 12:43:42 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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WOW! This is awesome, Donna!!! Your effects on this fantastic capture are outstanding!!!! Love it!

2/8/2005 3:36:43 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Great capture and awesome effects.

2/8/2005 3:46:29 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Shirley, Kara, Marcie, CJ, Cathy, Phillip, Kristy, Karen, Dan and Darren for your awesome comments!!!!

2/8/2005 8:07:09 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Awesome shot and effects,Donna!
Kathleen

2/9/2005 8:17:12 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks Kathleen, I really appreciate it!!

2/9/2005 10:54:11 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on your finalist Donna!...this is just awesome!!!!!

3/15/2005 5:08:57 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Fantastic shot, congratulations!!

3/15/2005 5:29:23 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Wow, what an image! Congratulations on this finalist, Donna!

3/15/2005 6:38:25 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Congrats on a great finalist! -K

3/15/2005 8:11:01 PM

 
Donna Roberts
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Yeah Donna !!!
POTD and Finalist....there is NO stopping you.
Good luck in the next round.
:-) from "downunder"

3/15/2005 9:15:05 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations, Donna, on this awesome work!!!

3/15/2005 9:24:43 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations Donna!!!

3/16/2005 5:05:35 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Kristi, Kara, Debby, Kelly, Donna, Nobi and Colette for the wonderful responses. I appreciate it so very much!!!

3/16/2005 9:00:06 AM

 
The  Italian  Eye
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FANTASTIC!
Congrats and good luck for the next round!

dado

3/16/2005 11:10:18 AM

 
Noel Baebler
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Terrific work on this, Donna! Congratulations!

3/16/2005 3:50:29 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Super shot and effects, Donna! Another big congratulations to you!!

3/16/2005 4:10:56 PM

 
S  J
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Many Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Deborah!!

3/16/2005 10:06:38 PM

 
S  J
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Oh! I'm sorry! I mean to say Donna... Many Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Donna!!

3/16/2005 10:08:02 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Excellent work on this Finalist, Donna, and Congratulations once again!
Much Aloha,
Stan

3/17/2005 12:49:50 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on a great image, Donna!!!

3/17/2005 4:31:45 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks to each and everyone of you who have commented on this image. I really enjoyed working on the effects. Flowriding is so much fun. I would recommend it to all of you. Take care!!

3/17/2005 8:01:44 AM

 
Vicki Hunt
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I am so happy for your win! Congratulations! vicki

3/17/2005 2:35:38 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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CONGRATULATIONS ON A WELL-DESERVED WIN, DONNA!!!

3/17/2005 2:41:06 PM

 
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Congratulations on your win Donna!!

3/17/2005 2:52:04 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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CONGRATULATIONS, Donna!!!! Awesome shot, awesome WIN!!!!

3/17/2005 2:53:02 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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CONGRATULATIONS, Donna!!!! Awesome shot, awesome WIN!!!!

3/17/2005 2:53:07 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Very well done, Donna!
Congratulations,

bill

3/17/2005 3:21:55 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS once again, Donna, on this 2nd Place Winner! Very, very nicely done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

3/17/2005 3:31:46 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Congratulations On Your Win Donna!!!!

3/17/2005 3:58:16 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats on your win, Donna!

3/17/2005 4:06:18 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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Congratulations, Donna!

3/17/2005 4:20:23 PM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Congrats, Donna - very well deserved.

3/17/2005 5:48:14 PM

 
S  J
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Many Congratulations on this Fabulous WIN, Donna!!

3/17/2005 5:56:41 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Great effects and cool image. Congratulations

3/17/2005 6:11:17 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Big congratulations to you, Donna!!

3/17/2005 6:21:30 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Great win, Donna!!!
Many congratulations!!!

3/17/2005 6:44:37 PM

 
Julie Abston
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Congratulations on this well deserved win, Donna!!!!!

3/17/2005 6:57:39 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations on your win Donna!!!!

3/17/2005 7:30:50 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations on this outstanding win, Donna!!!!!

3/17/2005 7:43:29 PM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Yay! Terrific win! Congratulations! -K

3/17/2005 8:46:56 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you all so very much!! What a great group of friends!! I appreciate it very much. And thanks to the judges, as well!!

3/17/2005 8:51:50 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Outstanding Donna...Big congratulations on his wonderful win...!!!!!

3/17/2005 9:51:06 PM

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

Best wishes, Linnea

3/17/2005 11:13:36 PM

 
The  Italian  Eye
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YeaH!
Big Congratulations Donna!
Fantastic shot and deserved win!

Dado

3/18/2005 12:24:50 AM

 
Donna Roberts
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From one Donna to another.
This is a fantastic result and I am very pleased to see your name amongst the winners.
WELL DONE!
:-) from "downunder"

3/18/2005 2:02:07 AM

 
Ed Heaton
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Good morning Donna,
Congratulations and nice work!

3/18/2005 4:34:22 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on a fantastic image, Donna!!!

3/18/2005 4:57:02 AM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Congrats on this great image winning second place Donna! This image really shows off what I would consider your personal style! Very fun and full of energy! Love it!

da

3/18/2005 6:48:47 AM

 
Phil S
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Great job, Donna! Congrats on the gold!

3/18/2005 9:48:59 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Check you out!!! A winner!! Fantastic Donna! Congratulations!!

3/18/2005 11:17:08 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations on your win, Donna!

3/18/2005 12:34:59 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Kristi, Linnea, Danilo, Donna R., Ed, Anita, Dale Ann, Phillip, Kara and Karen for the great comments and best wishes. It is such an honor to have been selected as a winner, and to have such a talented group of friends here at Better Photo. Again, thanks to all of you and everyone who has commented previously!!!

3/18/2005 1:19:27 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations on your wonderful win, Donna!!!!

3/18/2005 6:03:39 PM

 
Arya Bandyopadhyay
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Well done, Donna, congratulations!!!

3/19/2005 2:12:13 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Donna, a BIG Congratulations

Stan Kwasniowski

3/19/2005 12:19:51 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Debby, Arya and Stan for the great comments. I appreciate it very much!!

3/19/2005 1:54:18 PM

 
Robin L. Wehrman
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Congratulations Donna on this well deserved win!!!!

3/19/2005 1:59:30 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulation's on your second place win, Donna!!! I love this!!

3/19/2005 6:12:33 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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Congratulations on your Second Place win, Donna!!!

3/19/2005 6:52:34 PM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations on your second place win Donna!!!
kelly

3/20/2005 8:14:46 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Donna, this is awesome, love it

3/20/2005 12:43:15 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Robin, Donna, Len, Kelly and Susan!!

3/20/2005 10:24:58 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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I really love the effects you applied Donna. Congrats on your win!!

3/21/2005 12:19:16 PM

 
Jonna Bergström

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Congratulations on your win, Donna!!

3/21/2005 12:49:11 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks so very much Wendy and Jonna!! A very exciting win!!

3/22/2005 8:34:24 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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this is incredibly cool! congrats.

9/4/2005 3:16:46 PM

 
Susan J. Allen
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Great capture and effects! Very colourful!

5/5/2006 12:44:49 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Laura and Susan, this was a fun shot to work on!! The first of many flowrider creations!

5/5/2006 1:59:12 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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WOW, Donna!!! Missed this, but was looking at your gallery again... Absolutely spectacular!! So a very late congratulations on this outstanding, awesome, well-done winner!

5/9/2006 5:56:49 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks so very much Nadya. The flowrider season begins in a couple of weeks. I can't wait to get on a flowboard again. It is so much fun and great exercise.

5/10/2006 1:46:37 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Terrific image and effects! The colors are awesome, Donna! Congratulations!

6/6/2006 2:36:14 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks so much Bill, this was a fun image to work on!!

6/6/2006 2:30:11 PM

 
Alana Ibe
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AWESOME work on this, Donna!!! An incredible piece of art you have created! Your gallery is lovely!!!

8/30/2006 8:54:11 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you very much Alana, I appreciate you stopping by!!

8/30/2006 10:46:09 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Belated congrats on this and all your wins Donna ~ great images!!

10/2/2006 11:59:18 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you very much Susie!!!

10/2/2006 7:14:25 PM

 
Toni A. Martin
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Beautiful poster image!

6/3/2007 8:24:10 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you very much Toni!!

6/3/2007 12:55:01 PM

 
Robert Baer
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donna
i really like the effect that you created. very colorful, action packed image!

8/22/2007 6:22:18 AM

 
Lynn Haack
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Love the effects, colors and lighting...the action caught is fantastic. I can certainly see why this is a winner! Congrats. Lynn

10/27/2007 7:13:39 AM

 
Amber Blewett
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You have AMAZING editing skills...just fantastic..your images are soooo great!

11/10/2007 7:50:05 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Justin, Lynn and Amber!! Your comments are so generous and cool!!

11/10/2007 7:53:26 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Fabulous winner, Donna!
Great capture and edits!
--Lisa

12/1/2007 12:12:04 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you VERY much Lisa!

12/1/2007 12:26:57 AM

 
Stanley C. Sims

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You have so many wonderful photos in your gallery Donna. I love them all, but this one is really eye catching. Looks just like a painting.

12/29/2007 7:47:07 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Stanley!! I appreciate that you stopped by and took a look at my work!

12/29/2007 8:10:05 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Spectacular capture and use of effects!
Congrats!!!
--Lisa

1/24/2008 9:18:35 PM

 
Molly E. Baldwin
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No wonder you have so many winners! You're gallery is so great! Love the editing on this shot especially. Keep shooting! :)

2/7/2008 1:44:19 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Lisa and Molly!!!!

2/8/2008 9:18:18 AM

 
Hurk (Steve) Hurkett
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Congrats on this Super action shot, Donna ... realy like the colors and effects ...

2/10/2008 7:35:49 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Amazing action shot. Beautiful colors.

9/1/2008 2:08:45 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Steve and Leslie!! It's a pleasure to hear from you and I appreciate your gallery visit!!

9/1/2008 2:29:56 PM

 
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