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Sophistication
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Sophistication
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Canon PS G1
© Dolores Neilson
 
 
 
Karen Seargeant
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    Very nicely done. Mysterious... sophistication.

2/25/2003 8:54:27 PM

 
Jean-Francois Schmutz

member since: 8/4/2002
 

Magnifique,Dolores !

No need for me to buy an Art Photobook, all the best pictures I love are behind your name.

thanks for sharing it

JF

 
Joy Brown
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Absolutely stunning, Dolores. A definite winner!

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Winner's circle for sure on this one, Dolores! Great work!!

 
Dolores Neilson
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Good morning, Karen!! Thanks so much for initiating a most beautiful comment on my photo! I appreciate it immensely!

Bonjour Jean-François!! Merci!! I appreciate your praise and support very much. THank you for gracing my image with your kind post.

Greetings Joy!! And many thanks to you too! I just finished commenting on your image and I discover you have already posted on mine! So sweet you are! Thank you so much!!

Hi CArolyn...I just finished commenting on your sunset and find you here too! Thanks soooo much! I appreciate you!

 
Kathleen Clemons
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This one is a classic beauty, Dolores. :) Is this you? It's about time for a self portrait, don't you think? :)

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

member since: 1/28/2003
 

I thought the same as Kathleen. Is it you?

A very good job again. Your lighting and composition are great.

 
Stephanie Adams

member since: 2/20/2003
 

Just lovely Dolores!

 
Dolores Neilson
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Greetings Kathleen!! Thank you so much! Nope...it's not me (sorry), but my oldest daughter. I do have a self portrait but I don't like it...(I hate pictures of myself!). I have it posted at a couple sites but I think it 's dorky. I appreciate your post immensely, Kathleen! Stay warm....here it seems the cold air will never go away!

Hi Mette!! Naw..it isn't me...I'm just too critical when it comes time to pictures of myself. She's my eldest...and we had a great time shooting. Thank you, Mette for complimenting my lighting (we were outside) and composition. It means alot that you think highly of my image. Have a great day!

 
Paul Slate

member since: 9/4/2002
 

Dolores thank you! you have the eye every photographer should have! the way you look at life and subjects is incredible! I wish I could see things half as well as you! I love your gallery! great shots pure and minimalistic.keep up the good work thanks again!

 
Bernard B. Travers
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That's the right title DN. That's what this image is all about. Wowwy, lady. That G1 is cool, ain't it? I just picked up a G2 at a bargain price and I'm headed for the Oregon Coast again, this weekend. I hope to come back with a few trophies. AGAIN, EXCELLENT WORK - you shooter you.

 
Wendy L. Hampe

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Dolores, I agree this is an excellent shot! Great play of colors and very vivid. Looking throught the entries, this one really caught my eye.

 
Dolores Neilson
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Thank YOU, Paul!! What a wonderful thing to say... you are too kind! A heartfelt thank you for your high praise..it means the world to me! Taking time to grace my image with such a complimentary post is a treasure! THAnk you so much!!

Greetings BT!! Thank you so much, my friend! Yes, the G1 is cool...though it's been upgraded twice now! A G-2 eh?? Excellent choice! What WERE you shooting with BT?? Is this your first digital?? I have no doubt you'll come back with a few trophies...you shooter you! (Thanks again!) Have fun on the Oregon Coast!

Greetings to you, Wendy! Thank you so much for taking valuable time for a complimentary post on this image. I'm rather fond of it myself..it's my daughter. We had such fun doing it! Many thanks and have a great day!

 
Bernard B. Travers
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I've been using a Fujifilm 2400 Z digital. Its OK, but not enough functionality for me right now. Boy, you sure make that G1 sing though. Seeya later DN.

 
Dolores Neilson
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Thank you, BT. I think you'll do great with the G2. (my best feature is the flip out LCD) I'm ready for the Cadillac of cameras (IMHO)...the Canon EOS 1Ds (11 mps)....the body alone sells for $7000 and I still have to purchase an arsenal of lenses. Guess I will have to wait!

 
Jean-Francois Schmutz

member since: 8/4/2002
 

Bravo for the Finalist, Dolores !

I am sure that it will be ..... still better placed :)

JF

 
Mark Oxley
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Another stunningly beautiful image Dolores, your creativity continues to astound me!! This is bound to go further, I'll be keeping a look out! Many congrats on this and your other finalists.

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Whooo Hooo Dolores! Congratulations on all of your finalist wins!!!!!!!!!!!! Continued greatness!!!!!

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Congrats again..I'm also congratulating you now for whatever follows this one..Otherwise I'll miss breakfast.LOL

 
Joy Brown
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Huge congratulations, Dolores, on this awesome image as well as all your others. Good luck in the final results.

 
Frank A. Ogle

member since: 12/27/2002
 

Outstanding Image, Dolores!! For sure a Winner!! Good Luck!!

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison

member since: 1/28/2003
 

Congrats, Dolores!

 
Bernard B. Travers
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Congrats again DN.

 
Dolores Neilson
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Geez....I don't deserve you guys! How very nice to see all this outpouring of support and congratulations! I'm so privilege to receive such kindness!

Thank you Jean-François, Mark, Kathleen, Carolyn, Joy, Frank, Mette and Bernard! Good gracious...you are all so kind. Thanks so much!

 
Stephanie Adams
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member since: 10/17/2001
 

Let me add my congrats :O) Well done, way to go and it couldn't happen to a nicer lady!

 
Carol  Sherman

member since: 10/29/2001
 

Goodness how sophisticated and elegant this is...Stunning!!!! I definitely agree with all the above.
Congratualtions to you dear Dolores, most deserving!

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on finals, Dolores! I love this sophisticated photo!

Cathy :)

 
Damian P. Gadal
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Well done Dolores - Congrats!

 
Dolores Neilson
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Greetings Stephanie! Shucks...I don't deserve you either! You're just too nice! Thank you so much! You made me smile!

Hi again, Carol! I'm so pleased you think so! A heartfelt thank you for your continued kindness. How lucky we all are to have you! Congrats on all your finalists too!

Cathy...huge thanks to you for taking time to comment AGAIN! What a treat it is receiving one of your comments!

Hi Damian!! And THANK YOU to you....and many congratulations for your wonderful finalists too! All pretty terrific stuff... you did really great this month. Kudos to you!

 
Karen Seargeant
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CONGRATULATIONS, DOLORES!

 
David and Carol Kelly

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Congratulations Delores - in my book - this is a winner.

 
Dolores Neilson
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Thank you again, Karen! How nice of you to post again! I appreciate your efforts immensely!

David...Thank you so much! I love your book! LOL And congrats on your finalist also! good stuff!

 
Gary Minish
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An exceptional photo, Dolores! The title fits the photographer as well as the photo :-) This one will go further for sure. Congratulations!

 
Dolores Neilson
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Good morning, Gary! Well, you have demonstrated alot of class here at BP, not only generously complimenting my work but your images reflect it ! Thanks so much for your continued and valued support!

 
Cees F. De With

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Congrats to you Dolores! Great shot! Greetzz Cees

 
Dolores Neilson
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Hello Cees!! Thank you so much!! I appreciate the note of congrats!!

 
Monika Sapek
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Beautifully done photo, Dolores! You know I love the color black, so your photograph caught my attention in one moment! ;-). Many congratulations!
Monika

 
Dolores Neilson
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Thank you so much, Monika! I love black too...and I love it even more with red!! Thanks so much...and congrats to YOU for all your marvelous wins! You're having a super month! Way to go!

 
Elaine M. Johnson

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A real statement of class. Congratulations!

 
Dolores Neilson
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Hello Elaine!! Thank you for your classy statement! I appreciate your time immensely!

 
Kerry Drager
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A wonderful portrait shot, Dolores ... and a well-deserved congrats! Kerry

 
Dolores Neilson
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Hi Kerry! Always a pleasure receiving a kind note from you! Thank you so much!

Funny! I was just over at your site admiring YOUR images! I like that you omit all extraneous elements and leave us with the bare essentials..your images have such a simple beauty. And are truly inspiring!

 
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A BIG thanks back to you for your nice comments, Dolores! Kerry

 
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