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Swirl

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Swirl
Swirl
Somewhere, some celestial designer must have worked overtime on this one.
© Dan J. Holm
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S  J
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/30/2004
    Wow!! What a strikingly beautiful image!! Absolutely an unique capture, Dan!! I just love it!!


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5/1/2005 1:49:02 AM

 
Patty Razonable  

Wow!! Beautiful red color and details! Spectacular macro very well done!!!


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5/1/2005 2:00:37 AM

 
Donna Roberts
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This is the closest to the most perfect rose that I have ever seen.
W O N D E R F U L capture Dan - this is beautiful.
:-) from 'downunder'


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5/1/2005 2:00:40 AM

 
Linda Sachse
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Absolutely breathtaking!! I love how you captured this beautiful work of art!!


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5/1/2005 2:08:25 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Fantastic macro - wonderful rose, Dan -love it!


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5/1/2005 2:50:29 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Wow, just excellent!!!


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5/1/2005 3:19:30 AM

 
Stephanie Lyons
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Gorgeous, velvety, ruby-red perfection! Love your description on this Dan!


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5/1/2005 3:53:49 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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This certainly is beautiful, Dan!


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5/1/2005 3:58:59 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Soooo beautiful, Dan!


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5/1/2005 4:17:36 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Just beautiful....Great shot, Dan!


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5/1/2005 4:18:21 AM

 
Tom Andersen
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I love that velvety red color and the detail is fabulous, Dan! Beautifully captured!


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5/1/2005 4:36:14 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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I love the rich color and the curves Dan, outstanding.


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5/1/2005 4:36:25 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Beautiful macro, Dan!


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5/1/2005 4:46:59 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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GREAT shot, Dan! I don't know how you did it but the rose looks like it is getting ready to start spinning. Very neat image!!!


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5/1/2005 5:27:57 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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WOW, great flower and even greater capture, Dan, outstanding color, framing, DOF!
-Debby


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5/1/2005 5:55:07 AM

 
Debra Booth
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Awesome find and capture, Dan! So beautiful!


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5/1/2005 5:57:23 AM

 
Judith G. Secco
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A beautiful image, Dan. So nicely captured.


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5/1/2005 6:30:16 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Your composition on this took my brath away, Dan. That swirl is 'Wow'!
Such rich color!


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5/1/2005 6:31:20 AM

 
Kathryn (Love) Scheet
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gorgeous Dan!!! a perfect swirl!


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5/1/2005 6:34:31 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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A true WORK OF ART Dan!!!!!!!


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5/1/2005 7:52:37 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Aw.... this is beautiful! Awsome image, Dan!


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5/1/2005 9:20:34 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Gorgeous, Dan! Such beautiful rich colors and design, wonderful image!


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5/1/2005 9:47:40 AM

 
Rob T. Henry
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Excellent macro, Dan!! Beautiful color and design!!


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5/1/2005 11:12:31 AM

 
Jessica McCollam
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BEAUTIFUL shot, Dan! WOW!!! Really wonderful! Love your comp and lighting.


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5/1/2005 11:13:40 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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Ohhhhhhhh...I could cry looking at this and..with your commentary added, I need a hankie. WOW, just so dazzling and beautiful Dan.


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5/1/2005 2:10:21 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Dan, this image just gorgeous, I like the compostion, the way you cut the rose in thirds, the sharpness, the colour, this is a winner, no doubt in my mind, Congratulations in advance

Stan Kwasniowski


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5/1/2005 3:33:58 PM

 
Elisabeth A. Gay
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Gorgeous Dan, I have difficulty getting the exposure right with reds, this is wonderful!
Ann


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5/1/2005 4:12:35 PM

 
Roger Bernabo
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WOW, very sharp in begining and depth of field follows! Great color makes this exceptional Dan


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5/1/2005 5:47:32 PM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Sumptous, delicious red, perfect composition and perfect rose ! Breathtakingly beautiful Dan !! BRAVO !


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5/1/2005 7:27:01 PM

 
Cora Miller
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A truly outstanding capture of a truly outstanding rose!!!


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5/1/2005 11:45:09 PM

 
Arya Bandyopadhyay
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OUTSTANDING shot, Dan!! Brilliant composition!!!


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5/1/2005 11:55:20 PM

 

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Wow! Very pretty Dan! Love this one!


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5/2/2005 12:52:01 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Look at those lucious layers of red.. How gorgeous!! Wonderful Dan!


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5/2/2005 7:37:48 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Just FABULOUS, Dan!!!! Love your commentary too!!


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5/2/2005 8:07:35 AM

 
Janet Detota
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Very sensual. Excellent.


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5/2/2005 10:58:59 AM

 
Jordi Delgado  

Art at its best, Dan!! This image is the definition of BEAUTY!!

:-))


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5/2/2005 12:40:21 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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I wish this rose would swirl into my gallery, Dan! :-) Beautiful!!!
Kathleen


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5/2/2005 5:01:59 PM

 
Kristy  E. Lane  

All I'm going to say is FRAME IT! :-)


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5/2/2005 8:14:41 PM

 
Olivia Navarro
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This is beyond beautiful, Dan. There are no words.


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5/2/2005 8:38:01 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Dan, Congratulations

Stan K


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6/21/2005 3:25:18 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on this beauty Dan!


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6/21/2005 5:49:29 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations, Dan!


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6/21/2005 6:05:04 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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Huzzah, Dan!!!


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6/21/2005 6:32:40 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Congratulations, Dan!


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6/21/2005 7:17:31 PM

 
Patty Razonable  

Great image as a finalist!! Congratulations, Dan!!


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6/22/2005 1:20:14 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on another gorgeous Finalist, Dan!!


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6/22/2005 6:27:02 AM

 
Jordi Delgado  

Gosh! if this is not a winner than tell me what is it!

Congrats, Dan!!!

:-))


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6/22/2005 7:04:15 AM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Amazing! Congrats once again, Dan! :-)


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6/22/2005 11:08:37 AM

 
Don Johnson
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Nice shot. Love the tight swirl of the flower.


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6/22/2005 11:17:15 AM

 
Lani T. Broadbent
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Fantastic Capture!

Congratulations on your award!


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6/22/2005 5:34:22 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congrats again, Dan!


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6/22/2005 5:46:36 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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A super fine win, Dan!!!! Congratulations!!!!


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6/23/2005 12:52:44 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Dan, on your 2nd Place win!!
Much Aloha,
Stan


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6/23/2005 2:05:24 AM

 
Tom Andersen
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Congratulation on another beautiful winner, Dan!


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6/23/2005 3:11:17 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Awesome winner, Dan! Congratulations!


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6/23/2005 3:52:13 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Hope your head is swirling like this beautiful rose, with all of your marvelous wins this morning, Dan!


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6/23/2005 3:59:38 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Dan!


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6/23/2005 4:03:38 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulation on another wonderful winner!!!
hope you are having nice trip and sure you be very happy to come back to see all the winners well don Dan!!


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6/23/2005 4:20:59 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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OH YES!!!! Perfect rose....perfect winner Dan!! CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU!


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6/23/2005 4:23:02 AM

 
Lani T. Broadbent
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Dan, Congratulations on a Second Place win! Your work is wonderful to look at.


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6/23/2005 4:32:03 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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congrats on this awesome WINNING image!


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6/23/2005 5:08:42 AM

 
Anita Hogue
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Congratulations on this magnificient image, Dan!!


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6/23/2005 6:00:32 AM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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congratulations!


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6/23/2005 6:03:59 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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WOW Dan!!! Double header! BIG Congratulations on your second place win as well!! WTG!


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6/23/2005 6:07:57 AM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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I LOVE THIS IMAGE AND YOUR CAPTION. TRULY AMAZING! CONGRATULATIONS!!


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6/23/2005 6:39:09 AM

 
Noel Baebler
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Congratulations, Dan!


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6/23/2005 7:08:08 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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CONGRATULATIONS ON ANOTHER OUTSTANDING WIN DAN!!!!! WAY TO GO!!!!


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6/23/2005 7:17:26 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats again Dan, WTG!


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6/23/2005 8:31:33 AM

 
Brenda W. LaFleur
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Congrats Dan :)


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6/23/2005 8:58:31 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Congrats on this outstanding winner, Dan!


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6/23/2005 9:23:21 AM

 
Melissa  L. Zavadil
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Congrats on this beautiful SECOND PLACE WINNER!!!!!


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6/23/2005 9:49:51 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations!!!!


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6/23/2005 10:23:54 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Gorgeous.... congratulations on your win, Dan!


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6/23/2005 10:36:10 AM

 
Jordi Delgado  

Yes!!!! Another wonderful winner, Dan!!! Congratulations!!!

:-))


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6/23/2005 11:35:49 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Bravo, Dan, another winner, WTG!


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6/23/2005 12:05:51 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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What a beauty Dan. Congratulations on this awesome winner!


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6/23/2005 1:08:16 PM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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CONGRATULATIONS, DAN!!!! Loved it then and love it now - just beautiful!!


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6/23/2005 1:21:37 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulation's Dan on this very beautiful win!!!


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6/23/2005 2:00:56 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Congratulations Dan!!!!!


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6/23/2005 2:50:09 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations again, Dan!!


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6/23/2005 2:56:52 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Another big congrats to you Dan. I guess I will try and post my rose image again for this month.....LOL...


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6/23/2005 4:39:33 PM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Congratulations on your win again Dan!!!


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6/23/2005 4:58:17 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congratulations on another beautiful win Dan!!


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6/23/2005 7:35:54 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Dan, congratulations on your win with this delicious crimson swirl of a rose!


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6/23/2005 9:02:11 PM

 
Cora Miller
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The swirl draws you right in....right into the winners' circle that is! Congratulations, Dan!!


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6/23/2005 9:28:03 PM

 
Souha Dooly
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Congratulations on your win,Dan!!great shot!!


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6/23/2005 10:41:55 PM

 
Donna Roberts
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WOW - a wonderful addition to your 1st place win Dan.
Very well deserved, I love this image then and I love it now.
Well done my friend.
:-) dddu


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6/23/2005 11:33:00 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Dan. Beautiful job!


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6/24/2005 4:58:37 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this outstanding WIN, Dan!!


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6/24/2005 6:19:30 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats again, Dan!


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6/24/2005 12:53:58 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats on another winner Dan!!


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6/24/2005 3:58:25 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Many congratulations - again - Dan, on another beautiful and well deserved win!


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6/24/2005 6:50:29 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats on your win, Dan!!


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6/24/2005 10:45:09 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Beautiful. Like that Red. Congratulations


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6/25/2005 6:43:13 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congrats once again Dan!!!


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6/26/2005 3:03:10 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Beautiful Floral Image!Congratulations On Your Win Dan!!


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6/26/2005 5:58:12 AM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Your photo subjects run the gamut and you're amazing in how well you master each. Congratulations, Dan! This is wonderful! :-)


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6/26/2005 12:25:47 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Thank you all so VERY much!! I truly appreciate your wonderful feedback and coimments!!


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6/27/2005 1:30:07 AM

 
Lori S. Aschbrenner
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Congrats AGAIN, Dan! Way to go!


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6/27/2005 3:09:30 PM

 
Wren Hendrick
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What a talent!! Congratulations to the MAN!!!


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6/27/2005 7:02:40 PM

 
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