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Colorful Character
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Colorful Character
Colorful Character
This colorful character always keeps his eye on his vision and his hand in his art. This is a portrait of a painter.
© Dan J. Holm
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Janet Williams
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    Dan - this is brilliant. Absolutely love the idea. Colours, focus, perspective all great. Wonderful!

5/26/2005 12:12:00 AM

 
S  J
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This is truly outstanding, Dan!! Great perspective and framing on this superb image!! I just love it!!

5/26/2005 12:14:00 AM

 
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Sanjay Pindiyath (SJ):

This is truly outstanding, Dan!! Great perspective and framing on this superb image!! I just love it!!

5/26/2005 12:14:07 AM

 
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Yes! Yes! Yes! all the above, Dan, but the thing that I like the most is how the paintbrush goes almost perfectly from angle to angle, I great story teller and the that hand ...oh my!
beautiful!
MY NEW NUMBER ONE FROM YOU!

5/26/2005 12:16:40 AM

 
Dominique Declerck
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Great composition, Dan!!

5/26/2005 12:19:26 AM

 
Carol Engstrom
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This is such a great shot Dan. I love it.

5/26/2005 12:21:16 AM

 
Jordi Delgado

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Absolutely beautiful, Dan!!! Full of sensibility!!!

:-))

5/26/2005 12:22:31 AM

 
Mata Patan
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Great photo, this hand tells a story!!

5/26/2005 12:25:56 AM

 
Cora Miller
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Outstanding story telling composition, Dan! It's a fabulous image!

5/26/2005 1:10:21 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Wonderful perspective, composition and colors, Dan!! Excellent!

5/26/2005 2:01:12 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Beautiful capture, Dan!

5/26/2005 2:21:56 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Outstanding! This may be your best yet!

5/26/2005 2:35:30 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Spectacular, Dan. Bravo!!!

5/26/2005 2:39:55 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Awesome image, Dan! Love your perspective!!

5/26/2005 3:09:42 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Great shot, Dan! I like how you zoomed right in on the hand! PERFECT!

5/26/2005 3:26:38 AM

 
Walter Graziano
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Interesting subject matter, I like it Dan!

5/26/2005 3:48:34 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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wonderful capture of an artist at work...

5/26/2005 3:50:36 AM

 
Stephanie Lyons
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Wonderful image of one artist by another artist! Well done Dan!

5/26/2005 3:51:27 AM

 
Roger Bernabo
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Lovely shot; full of artistry and composition

5/26/2005 3:53:36 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Great image, Dan! Love the comp, color and, of course, your caption.

5/26/2005 3:59:40 AM

 
Tom Andersen
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I REALLY love this, Dan! I know this outstanding work which is destined for stardom!

5/26/2005 4:18:31 AM

 
Joy Rector
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Absolutely fantastic

5/26/2005 4:28:04 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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A picture that paints a thousand words!!

5/26/2005 4:29:36 AM

 
Stacey M
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And a gorgeous Painter Portrait it is. Love it Dan!

5/26/2005 4:30:55 AM

 
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Dan this is so cool.

Love the concept of this image.

Very nice detail, comp and color in this image.

Nicely done. Kerby

5/26/2005 4:31:26 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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Love it!!!

5/26/2005 4:44:36 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Beautiful shot Dan...no words are needed to tell this story!

5/26/2005 4:45:12 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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So beautifully composed, a wonderful story in his hands alone...sensitive, sensational, my new all time favorite from you Dan! HIGH FIVE AWESOME!!!

5/26/2005 4:58:16 AM

 
Sandra Wehrman
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beautiful, love everything about this one!

5/26/2005 5:02:36 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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This is really cool, Dan, what a great image! Awesome!

5/26/2005 6:02:30 AM

 
Marie Fields
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I agree with all of the above, Dan! Absolutely Perfect!!!

5/26/2005 6:47:47 AM

 
Brenda W. LaFleur
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Excellent, Dan. Love the story told here. A great eye from you, as usual.

5/26/2005 7:01:37 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful Dan, cool perspective!

5/26/2005 7:02:51 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Great shot and image, Dan! Love the colors in the painting! Shelly

5/26/2005 7:13:38 AM

 
Tammy Nuxoll
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What a Wonderful Idea, Dan!!! Wonderful Colors and Composition!!! Perfect Image!!!

5/26/2005 7:28:35 AM

 
Rob T. Henry
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EXCELLENT shot, Dan!!! I think this is one of my favorites!! Love the angle, the colors, the composition, subject, etc!!! Beautiful!!

5/26/2005 7:42:05 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Fantastic candid image as always Dan!!

5/26/2005 7:54:46 AM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Amazing image and portrait Dan !!Like Dado, I really love the brush taking almost the whole frame from one angle to the other...These hands have so much to tell !
Beautiful image ! ( and looks like a great painting too !)

5/26/2005 8:09:52 AM

 
Elisabeth A. Gay
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Awesome capture Dan!
Ann

5/26/2005 8:19:10 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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fantastic Dan, awesome colors, comp, detail, simply outstanding!!!! I love it!!!!

5/26/2005 8:50:41 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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WINNER!!!!! I LOVE THIS big time Dan. I love everything about this! WOW!!!!

5/26/2005 9:20:06 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Great shot Dan! Amazing detail! Terrific colors! Very well done!

5/26/2005 10:43:25 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Amazing image Dan!!!!!!!! Beautiful!!!

5/26/2005 11:20:15 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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This is awesome...Great detail..tells a story just looking at it...way to go Dan!

5/26/2005 12:20:33 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Dan, great image, one paints in oils, the other paints in light, so you both are artist

Stan Kwasniowski

5/26/2005 12:21:27 PM

 
Jessica McCollam
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Excellent shot, Dan! Pefect composition!:)

5/26/2005 12:25:21 PM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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What a wonderful shot. Great job.

5/26/2005 12:43:38 PM

 
Michelle Lea  Guinn
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Fantastic, wonderful, beautiful,awesome.......what else can I say? a winner!!!! mlg

5/26/2005 12:52:34 PM

 
Olivia Navarro
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Fantastic shot Dan!

5/26/2005 2:49:13 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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I'm a little late, but I'm so awed by this fabulous portrait of a painter. Just sensational, Dan!! Really moving!

5/26/2005 2:55:48 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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Absolutely brilliant, Dan!

5/26/2005 3:18:03 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Janet, Sanjay, Danilo, Dominique, Carol, Jordi, Mata, Cora, Judy, Carla, Carolyn, Paul M., Donald, Tammy S., Wally, Colleen, Stephanie, Roger, Cathy G., Tom, Joy, Paul E., Stacey, Kerby, Bonnie, Agnes, Cindy, Sandra, Deb, Marie, Brenda, Claudia, Shelly, Tammy N., Rob, Kara, Cathy S., Ann, Susan, Jill, Michelle, Laurence, Linda, Stan, Jessica, Roxanne, Michelle L.G., Olivia, Terry and Noel: Thank you all so VERY much!! I truly appreciate it!

5/26/2005 5:53:58 PM

 
Susan T. Parady
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Awesome image, Dan!

5/26/2005 6:21:43 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Thanks, Susan!! I'm glad you like it and I appreciate your comment!

5/26/2005 6:34:35 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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LOVE this one Dan!! Fabulous portrait of a painter, love the colors, detail and composition! My husband is a painter and so fascinating to watch, Excellent work!!

5/26/2005 6:35:45 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Amazing cropping and composition. This is wonderful

5/26/2005 6:37:53 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Absolutely stunning, Dan!
Fantastic perspective, color and detail
A certain winner!

bill

5/26/2005 6:39:51 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Beautiful art of the artist!!!
Fantastic capture!!!

5/26/2005 6:43:44 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Excellent Artistic Capture Dan!Well Done!!

5/26/2005 7:04:32 PM

 
Lori S. Aschbrenner
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Awesome portrait, Dan! Great story-telling image!

5/27/2005 1:25:37 AM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Jennifer, Stephen, Bill, Nobi, terry and Lori: Thanks so much! I truly appreciate it!

5/27/2005 2:06:15 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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this one has winner all over it!
gorgeous image.

5/27/2005 5:27:14 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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great shot...those hand tell a great story about his life

5/27/2005 5:29:08 AM

 
Brian Cassar
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Great picturesque shot Dan. Well composed!

5/27/2005 6:33:00 AM

 
cj patterson
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Terrific image Dan! The artist at work shooting another artist at work! Awesome...agree this one is a winner!

5/27/2005 6:42:06 AM

 
Flavio Carnevale
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also for me this one is a winner! Great image, Dan!

5/27/2005 7:10:41 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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This is seriously awesome, Dan. I like that the artist's hand is a real workers hand. No foo foo about it, he is serious about his painting. Wonderful and I agree with the majority - WINNER!

5/27/2005 12:44:42 PM

 
Melissa  L. Zavadil
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Seriously GOOD... NO, AWESOME!! The colors the brush the angle! Wonderful!

5/27/2005 2:56:35 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Wow - this is really a wonderful image! A winner in by book!

5/28/2005 12:25:44 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Fantastic capture of the artist at work Dan. Good work!

5/28/2005 7:39:21 PM

 
Goshka G.
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Masterful strokes, Dan!!!! How could it not be a winner with such gorgeous colors and textures, your usual excellent composition and a wonderful story told in just one photo!!!

5/31/2005 3:13:10 PM

 
Hasmik Hatamian
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Awesome shot Dan. Very well captured!

6/8/2005 5:24:14 PM

 
Kevin Elliott
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Great shot. Self protrait perhaps?

6/12/2005 11:20:59 PM

 
Colleen Braun
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I love this....Congratulations...

6/21/2005 3:56:45 PM

 
DiAnna F. Paulk
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Wonderful, wonderful capture, Dan. Such sharp focus!!! Many congratulations!!

6/21/2005 4:10:25 PM

 
Tom Andersen
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Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Dan!

6/21/2005 4:26:01 PM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Congrats, Dan!!

6/21/2005 4:50:12 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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AHHHHHHHHH, I see my new favorite is here!!! CONGRATULATIONS...this is just so telling Dan!

6/21/2005 5:34:53 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats!...excellent

6/21/2005 5:38:23 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations, Dan!

6/21/2005 5:39:59 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist Dan!

6/21/2005 5:42:25 PM

 
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Congratulations Dan on this great image well don!!!

6/21/2005 5:55:52 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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Huzzah, Dan! I'm awed each time I look at this shot.

6/21/2005 6:27:52 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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This is one of my favorites of yours...congratulations, Dan!!! Excellent!

6/21/2005 7:41:05 PM

 
Rob T. Henry
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Many congratulations on all of your excellent finalists, Dan!! But this is also one of my favorites!!!

6/21/2005 8:33:46 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Love this one, Congratulations on your finalist, Dan!!

6/21/2005 9:45:08 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Another BEAUTIFUL Finalist!!!
Congratulations, Dan!!!

6/21/2005 10:48:53 PM

 
Tracy D. Siermachesky
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Oh, this is incredible Dan! Congrats and good luck with this one.

6/21/2005 11:08:36 PM

 
Jonna Bergström

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A big congrats to this beautiful finalist, Dan!!

6/21/2005 11:21:56 PM

 
Patty Razonable

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Congratulation on your finalist, Dan!!

6/21/2005 11:33:47 PM

 
Walter Graziano
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Congratulations Dan, we know it's a finalist..but I think it's a winner! We'll see, Good Luck!

6/22/2005 12:00:09 AM

 
Jordi Delgado

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Congrats on this winner-to-be, Dan!!

:-)

6/22/2005 1:08:02 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats, Dan!!

6/22/2005 2:20:43 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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Fantastic!!! Well deserved!!!

6/22/2005 2:33:42 AM

 

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Very nice Dan!
Congrats and the best of luck!

6/22/2005 3:17:39 AM

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

6/22/2005 6:04:53 AM

 
cj patterson
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Congratulations on this well deserved finalist!!!

6/22/2005 6:37:33 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this great finalist, Dan!!

6/22/2005 6:37:45 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Congratulations on all of your fantastic finalists, Dan! I agree with the others on this one... My favorite as well! Good Luck in the next round!!!

6/22/2005 7:25:00 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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One of my favorites also Dan, it tells such a great story....Congrats on this outstanding finalist!

6/22/2005 8:45:56 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations Dan!!!!!!!!

6/22/2005 9:01:14 AM

 
Brenda W. LaFleur
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I expect to see this one again in the winners group, Dan. My favorite for this month. Congrats!!

6/22/2005 11:53:10 AM

 
Elisabeth A. Gay
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Wonderful choice by the judges Dan, congratulations!
Ann

6/22/2005 12:41:21 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Hi Dan, Congratulations on this great image!!!
Among your several finalist images, this one and the cheerleader one are my favorite.
Best wishes on the next round, Dan!!!

6/22/2005 2:21:27 PM

 
Lani T. Broadbent
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Dan, Congrats on another win! Great Capture!

6/22/2005 7:35:42 PM

 
Janet Williams
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Most sincere congrats Dan. You know how much I loved this from the minute I saw it - I still keep telling everyone about it. It had better be a winner! Well done and completely deserved.

6/23/2005 9:17:53 AM

 
Gerda Grice
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What a superb image, Dan! The colours and design and the marvellous clarity make this image really special! Many congratulations!

6/24/2005 12:17:00 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on you win Dan. Neat capture. Good luck on all of your finalist. You sure did get a lot this time. Good Luck in the next round.

7/23/2005 12:18:02 PM

 
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