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© Deborah  Sandidge
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Roxanne M. Bubar
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    WOW Wonderful job. Love the colors and the effect you captured with the moving camera.

5/30/2005 9:55:55 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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...such gorgeous colour captured Deborah...excellent composition!...

5/30/2005 10:06:10 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much Roxanne and Michael! (This is my first attempt, so if there are any hints out there, I'd love to hear them!) :o)

5/30/2005 10:08:45 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Boy you and that camera sure did create a master piece here. Wonderful colors and great effect.

5/30/2005 10:18:10 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Very creative and artistic

5/30/2005 10:42:59 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Beautifully done, Deborah!

5/30/2005 11:50:30 AM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Gorgeous colors and well done movement, Deborah!!!

5/30/2005 12:36:36 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Are you sure one of your birds isn't hiding in there? Great shot, Deborah!

5/30/2005 12:41:11 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Hi Deb!!Thats a Well Controled Movement!!Excellent Colors:-)

5/30/2005 1:12:28 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Wonderful rich color and beautiful lines and composition
Just lovely, Deborah!

bill

5/30/2005 1:30:12 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Terrific color and lines Deb, excellent!!!

5/30/2005 2:08:37 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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wow. gorgeous. simply gorgeous.
great camera control and movement.

5/30/2005 2:23:48 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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A beautiful first attempt, Deborah!

5/30/2005 2:48:14 PM

 
Gerda Grice
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This worked out beautifully for you, Deborah! Very pretty and colourful!

5/30/2005 3:43:06 PM

 
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Deborah this looks like a beautiful watercolor.

Just stunning.

Good color and comp,

Kerby

5/30/2005 5:20:44 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so much for your comments, hope everyone had a nice Memorial Day!

5/30/2005 5:51:00 PM

 
Jonna Bergström

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Fantastic shot!! Very well done with the camera movement. The effect is graet, it looks painted.

5/30/2005 10:08:20 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Simply GORGEOUS, simply perfect, Deborah!!

5/31/2005 12:39:01 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Awesome and amazing, Deborah, beautiful and well done!

5/31/2005 7:38:37 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Beautiful effect, Deborah!!

5/31/2005 3:24:00 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Wonderful colors and lines in this fantastic abstract image Deborah... I love it!

5/31/2005 7:04:17 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so much! I'm very inspired by Cora and others - such great work out there, hard to follow!

5/31/2005 8:12:01 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Stunning capture, Deborah!!

6/1/2005 10:01:36 AM

 
Souha Dooly
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Great work Deborah!!Beautiful colors!!

6/1/2005 12:17:36 PM

 
cj patterson
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awesome colors...terrific abstract!

6/1/2005 12:19:46 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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A work of art Deb!!! Great technique!

6/1/2005 1:04:48 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you very much for your comments, Anita, Souha, cj and Donna!

6/1/2005 1:13:26 PM

 
Michael S. McCook
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This came out beautiful, Deborah. I love the motion and colors. A work of art!

6/3/2005 4:15:28 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you, Michael, you are too kind!

6/10/2005 7:24:43 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Deb!
Best wishes for the next round!
-Debby

6/21/2005 3:05:28 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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Congratulations Deb!

6/21/2005 4:43:15 PM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Deb

Congratulations on your finalist

Good luck in the next round.

Kerby

6/21/2005 5:22:05 PM

 
Sharon L. Wack
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Deborah, CONGRATULATIONS Beautiful work!

6/21/2005 6:20:22 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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CONGRATULATIONS Deborah!!!

6/21/2005 6:34:14 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Fabulous movement with beautiful colors, Deborah! Congratulations on your finalist!

6/21/2005 8:16:06 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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This is gorgeous Deb!! Congrats and good luck!!

6/21/2005 8:18:05 PM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations on your finalist!!!

6/21/2005 9:06:50 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Very big congratulations, Deb!!!!

6/21/2005 9:10:42 PM

 
Patty Razonable

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Congratulation on your finalist, Deb!! Good luck on the next round!!

6/21/2005 10:42:11 PM

 
Jonna Bergström

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A big congrats to this beautiful finalist, Deborah!

6/21/2005 11:05:01 PM

 
cj patterson
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Congratulations on this well deserved finalist!!!

6/22/2005 6:20:00 AM

 
Bryan Yates
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Congrats and well deserved!

6/22/2005 6:24:47 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so much for your good wishes and congrats - best of luck to everyone too!

6/22/2005 6:58:35 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Beautiful finalist, Deborah! Congrats! :0)

6/22/2005 7:11:18 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Many congrats to you Deborah, well done!

6/22/2005 8:08:12 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Deborah!!

6/22/2005 8:09:20 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Congrats on all your goggeous finalists this month, Deborah!!

6/22/2005 12:43:06 PM

 
Goshka G.
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Congrats on all your goggeous finalists this month, Deborah!!

6/22/2005 12:43:07 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS and the very best of luck in the next judging with this Finalist, Deborah!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

6/22/2005 2:59:06 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! I still think there is a bird hiding in here!

6/22/2005 3:12:50 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much for your good wishes and congrats! I truly appreciate it! Hi Linda, there's always a little bird nearby, LOL! Probably a gator in this one!

6/22/2005 7:27:27 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congrats on this one too Deborah!!!

6/22/2005 7:56:23 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Great win Deborah....a big congratulations!!!!!

6/23/2005 12:58:43 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Deborah, on your 2nd Place win!! Beautifully done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

6/23/2005 2:18:30 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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way to go deb, Congratulations!
michael

6/23/2005 3:05:43 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations, Deborah!

6/23/2005 3:55:40 AM

 
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Congratulation on this wonderful winner!!!

6/23/2005 4:24:28 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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congrats on this awesome WINNING image!

6/23/2005 5:13:00 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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This is a beautiful winner!!! Congratulations, Deborah!!

6/23/2005 5:51:23 AM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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congratulations!

6/23/2005 6:07:12 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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BIG Congratulations on your second place win, Deborah!!! Beautiful image! WTG!!!

6/23/2005 6:11:56 AM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Congrats, Deborah! Add this one too my book!

da

6/23/2005 6:32:34 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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A Big Congrats Deb, WTG!!!

6/23/2005 8:37:26 AM

 
Opal Cross
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Congradulations for the big winners.

6/23/2005 9:01:25 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Congratulations on your beautiful second place win, Deborah!

6/23/2005 9:36:09 AM

 
Basil Raftopoulos
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Congrats on your 2nd place win,Deborah!

6/23/2005 11:20:10 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Look at you... A winner!! Congratulations!!!!!

6/23/2005 11:25:40 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Congrats on this gorgeous winner, Deborah!!

6/23/2005 11:49:39 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Way to go Deb, congratulations on this beautiful winner, WTG!

6/23/2005 12:14:51 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you very much for your congrats!! I'm honored and excited to see this image among the winners! It was fun to try something new with the camera, a real treat to have it place - thank you!!

6/23/2005 12:15:58 PM

 
William C. Raco
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It's so very pretty, Deborah!
Congratulations,

bill

6/23/2005 1:45:27 PM

 
Jonna Bergström

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Congratulations Deborah!!

6/23/2005 3:30:57 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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This is just gorgeous. Congrats.

6/23/2005 4:44:01 PM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Congratulations on your win Deborah!!!

6/23/2005 5:04:46 PM

 
Cindy Cone
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Way to go, Deb! Congrats on this great win!

6/23/2005 5:05:48 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much, for your thoughtful congrats - I appreciate it! ~ Deb

6/23/2005 6:01:26 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Many congratulations, Deborah, on your great win!

6/23/2005 7:55:48 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you, Nobi!

6/23/2005 8:08:52 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Deborah, you know I love this, great job with your technique and a BIG congratulations on your win!

6/23/2005 9:08:15 PM

 
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Obviously no tips are needed, Deborah, you did a fantastic job without them! Congratulations on this fine image and your win!!

6/23/2005 9:49:13 PM

 
Souha Dooly
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Hi Deborah, Congratulations in your win!!!

6/23/2005 10:55:28 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations Deborah, on this fantastic image and win!!! GREAT!

6/24/2005 2:27:38 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this outstanding WIN, Deborah!!

6/24/2005 6:23:08 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Your comments and congrats are deeply appreciated - you all are a treasure! Thank you!

6/24/2005 11:29:26 AM

 
Monika Sapek
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Superb work, Deborah! Love the effect and colors! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win!
Monika

6/24/2005 11:45:56 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Great work here, Deborah- congrats to you! :)

6/24/2005 1:05:28 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful Deb, congrats!!

6/24/2005 3:59:12 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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congrats ...gorgeous

6/24/2005 6:28:57 PM

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

6/24/2005 10:49:43 PM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Deborah!

6/25/2005 3:33:56 AM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations on this fabulous winner, Deborah!!

6/25/2005 5:21:22 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Creative and Beautiful. Congratulations

6/25/2005 6:47:46 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you, I really appreciate your congrats and thoughtful comments on this image!! ~ Deb

6/25/2005 6:27:14 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations to you Deborah!!!

6/26/2005 3:27:08 AM

 
Wren Hendrick
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LOL---my pics blur all the time, Deborah WITHOUT intentional movement!!!! What a creative, imaginative eye you have!!! Much congratulations!!!

6/27/2005 7:12:35 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much Colette and Wren! It was great to try something different!

6/27/2005 7:18:59 PM

 
Claudette Foote
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Sorry so late...Congratulations on this fabulous winner, Deborah!! It is a amzing image...

6/29/2005 6:00:54 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you so much for stopping to comment, Claudette!

6/29/2005 6:10:18 PM

 
Joyce ONeil
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Awesome colors! Would look great framed!

6/30/2005 8:51:10 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Great composition, color, effects! Beautiful feeling!

1/25/2007 7:07:42 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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I just saw this on the contest home page Deborah, it's beautiful! Congratulations on your win!

5/2/2008 4:22:21 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Donna, so nice to hear from you!

5/2/2008 5:29:07 PM

 
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