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Grace, Beauty, & Elegance, II
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Grace, Beauty, & Elegance, II
Grace, Beauty, & Elegance, II
I'll be posting for the next couple of days, but unable to comment until I get back in town. Have a great weekend!
© Stephanie Lyons
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Tom Andersen
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    What a fantastic composition, Stephanie! Grace, beauty and elegance are personified in this image! Excellent work!

6/2/2005 3:21:51 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Fantastic composition, Stephanie!

6/2/2005 3:27:20 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Terrific crop and wonderful color, Stephanie ... worthy of Degas!

6/2/2005 3:33:45 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Wonderful composition and perspective, Stephanie.

6/2/2005 3:37:43 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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this is a wonderful image...

6/2/2005 3:37:55 AM

 
Darla Cobus
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WOW, this is beautiful!!!

6/2/2005 3:50:21 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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This is as beautiful as an Edgar Degas painting! It certainly reminds me of his ballet dancers. Superb composition and lighting!

6/2/2005 4:03:56 AM

 
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Stephanie,

Beautiful like a painting.

Very nice lighting detail and color.

Excellent job. Kerby

6/2/2005 4:14:28 AM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Outstanding Stephanie!!!!!!!!

6/2/2005 4:18:59 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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I love this, Stephanie!! Wonderfully seen and captured.

6/2/2005 4:19:14 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Wonderful, Stephanie!

6/2/2005 4:22:00 AM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Wonderful image, Stephanie.

6/2/2005 4:59:44 AM

 
Roger Bernabo
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Beautiful Stephanie!

6/2/2005 5:19:41 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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What a wonderful work of art, Stephanie! This is truly special...

6/2/2005 5:26:23 AM

 
S  J
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Great perspective, wonderful lighting and excellent framing!! Beautiful work on this, Stephanie!!

6/2/2005 6:05:22 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Wonderful perspective, Stephanie!!

6/2/2005 6:15:29 AM

 
Michelle Lea  Guinn
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Beautiful image Stephanie!! mlg

6/2/2005 7:04:05 AM

 
Bryan Yates
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Beautiful image, I really like it!!!

6/2/2005 8:40:50 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Terrifuc capture, Stephanie!!

6/2/2005 11:33:00 AM

 
Sandy Landon
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Beautiful shot! I love the perspective!

6/2/2005 11:37:02 AM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Wow!! I'm sure we'll be seeing this masterpiece again, Stephanie!

6/2/2005 12:11:33 PM

 
Vicki Hunt
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I really love this!

6/2/2005 1:16:08 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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I agree with Dan :0)!

6/2/2005 1:37:34 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Beautiful image, Stephanie!!

6/2/2005 1:52:54 PM

 
Debra Booth
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My, oh my! This is so lovely and artistic, Stephanie!

6/2/2005 7:35:25 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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Beautiful image Stephanie, very artistic!!!

6/2/2005 8:32:59 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Very beautiful image, Stephanie! Wonderful composition!

6/3/2005 4:24:08 AM

 
Cindy L. Crabb

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Beautiful! It really DOES look like a Degas!

6/3/2005 1:12:37 PM

 
cj patterson
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absolutely gorgeous!!

6/3/2005 1:39:36 PM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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EXQUISITE!!!!!

6/3/2005 6:26:04 PM

 
Stephanie Lyons
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Tom, Tammy, Wally, Paul, Coleen, Darla, Patricia, Kerby, Charlene, Cathy, Carla, Ronald, Roger, Bonnie, SJ, Donald, Michelle, Bryan, Goshka, Sandy, Dan, Vicki, Karen, Judy, Debra, Len, Evy, Cindy, CJ, & Marsha - many thanks to each and every one of you!

6/4/2005 6:48:13 PM

 
Claudette Foote
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Beautiful image, Stephanie!!

6/5/2005 6:59:49 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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I'm such a sucker for feet shots.. This is darling Stephanie!

6/6/2005 1:58:58 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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Another great shot in this series Stephanie! So elegant and such a beautiful composition!

6/6/2005 2:35:29 PM

 
Stephanie Lyons
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Claudette, Kara, & Kate - thank you all so very much!

6/6/2005 3:41:58 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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PERFECTION Stephanie. I LOVE your ballerina images. Your composition is outstanding. EXCELLENT!!!!!!

6/7/2005 10:00:54 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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superb design and textues Stephanie...Degas would be proud!!...

6/9/2005 4:26:58 AM

 
Brian Cassar
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Brilliant and powerful composition Stephanie. Well done!

6/9/2005 7:30:52 AM

 
Stephanie Lyons
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Jill, Michael, & Brian - thank you all for the wonderful comments!

6/9/2005 10:18:20 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats, Stephanie!

7/22/2005 11:52:03 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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I absolutely love this. Glad the judges did as well. The best of luck on all your wonderful finalist.

7/23/2005 3:05:30 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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This is truly a lovely image. Congratulations

7/23/2005 6:36:21 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Congratulations on this superb finalist, Stephanie! Love it!!!

7/23/2005 6:42:56 AM

 
Noel Baebler
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Huzzah, Stephanie!

7/23/2005 7:17:31 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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This is my favourite of all your lovely pictures! Congratulations ~ love mum!
PS I am keeping my fingers crossed on this one!

7/23/2005 7:35:17 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Great finalist, Stephanie! Congratulations again.

7/23/2005 7:39:55 AM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Stephanie!!

7/23/2005 9:22:03 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations, Stephanie, on this outstanding finalist!

7/23/2005 1:08:08 PM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Congratulations!!! Stephanie, exellent work.

7/23/2005 5:04:18 PM

 
Debbie Hartley
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Congratulations Stephanie! This is beautiful!

7/23/2005 5:32:21 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations, Stephanie, on another great finalist!

7/23/2005 7:51:59 PM

 
Joline Frazier
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This is SUCH a cool shot! My grand daughter is a serious dance student, and this is one of the best I've seen taken of the dance studio. Congratulations and best of luck in the final round.

7/24/2005 6:57:13 AM

 
Kirsi Bertolini
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Great filtering, this is my favorite of your recent finalists (I like the birdie too!) Graceful would be a word for this one.

7/24/2005 8:11:43 AM

 
Wren Hendrick
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Superb, Stephanie. Congratulations.

7/24/2005 7:34:06 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS, Stephanie!!! A VERY well deserved WIN!!!

7/24/2005 11:19:25 PM

 
S  J
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CONGRATULATIONS on your super WIN, Stephanie!!

7/24/2005 11:21:59 PM

 
Janet Williams
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Congratulations Stephanie on this beautiful and graceful image and your win. Well done!

7/25/2005 12:05:40 AM

 
Mata Patan
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!
You know I REALLY love this!!!

7/25/2005 12:21:15 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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CONGRATULATIONS Stephanie!!! A worthy win!!!

7/25/2005 12:54:09 AM

 
Vicki Hunt
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Congratulations! This is so beautiful!

7/25/2005 2:08:06 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Congratulations, Stephanie! Such a beautiful image.

7/25/2005 2:33:29 AM

 
Donna Roberts
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A H-U-G-E Congrats Stephanie for a well deserved finalist and second place win!!!
Excellent result!!
:-) from 'downunder'

7/25/2005 2:40:16 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Beautiful! Congratulations!

7/25/2005 2:54:41 AM

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

7/25/2005 3:00:17 AM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Congratulations on your second place win Stephanie.

Job well done. Kerby

7/25/2005 3:15:48 AM

 
Luis Louro
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOW!!! nice going Stephanie, Kisses!!!

7/25/2005 3:18:48 AM

 
Tom Andersen
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Congratulations on your superb second place winner, Stephanie!

7/25/2005 3:36:20 AM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Congratulations, Stephanie. Great image!

7/25/2005 3:53:33 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Way to go, Steph! Congratulations on your win!

7/25/2005 3:55:26 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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I absolutely love this, Steph- congrats!!

7/25/2005 3:56:22 AM

 
Daniel Diaz
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BIG congrats on this win Steph, you did an excellent job!!!

7/25/2005 4:10:22 AM

 
Darla Cobus
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This is perfect, CONGRATS on your win!

7/25/2005 4:50:04 AM

 
Debra Booth
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Big congratulations, Stephanie!!

7/25/2005 4:54:19 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations to you Stephanie!!

7/25/2005 4:57:45 AM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Congratulations on your win, Stephanie!
Degas would have loved this!
Kathleen

7/25/2005 5:00:32 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Congrats on a very well deserved win with this image Steph!

7/25/2005 5:21:55 AM

 
Claudette Foote
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Congratulations, Stephanie. Great image!

7/25/2005 5:45:58 AM

 
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Congratulations on your excellent image and win Stephanie!!

7/25/2005 6:03:04 AM

 
joyce baldassarre
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CONGRATULATIONS!!! THIS IS LOVELY.

7/25/2005 6:24:48 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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My favourite!! Congratulations!

7/25/2005 7:21:48 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations on this wonderful winner!!!

7/25/2005 8:21:15 AM

 
Rob Friedman
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Congrats on your well deserved win, Stephanie!

7/25/2005 8:23:47 AM

 
Jennifer Jones
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Congratulations, Stephanie. This is the kind of shot that should be everywhere... above fireplace mantles, on greeting cards... it is so beautiful!

7/25/2005 8:31:05 AM

 
Noel Baebler
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HUZZAH, Stephanie!!!

7/25/2005 8:56:18 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Beautiful... congratulations Stephanie!

7/25/2005 8:57:27 AM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Congratulations. This is so beautiful

7/25/2005 11:22:25 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Stephanie! So adorably beautiful!

7/25/2005 11:40:51 AM

 
William C. Raco
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This is so beautiful, Steph!
Congratulations!!!

bill

7/25/2005 12:39:04 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Really Lovely. Congratulations

7/25/2005 1:49:41 PM

 
Goshka G.
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Congrats on this beautiful win, Stephanie!!

7/25/2005 3:09:46 PM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Congratulations on this outstanding winnner, Stephanie!

7/25/2005 4:10:12 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Wonderful image, Stephanie!!! Congratulations!!!

7/25/2005 5:33:29 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Excellent Image Stephanie! Its A Special Image A Very Well Done!
Congratulations To You!

7/25/2005 5:40:43 PM

 
Stephanie Lyons
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Wow! I'm speechless - you're all so very kind to me. Your support really means a lot. Thank you all!

7/25/2005 7:49:25 PM

 
Cora Miller
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Classic elegance ~~~ excellent image, Stephanie! Congratulations on your win!

7/25/2005 8:35:09 PM

 
Wren Hendrick
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I agree with Cora--classy, elegant, just downright beautiful, Stephanie!!! congratulations!!

7/25/2005 10:42:57 PM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congrats on such an elegant winner Stephanie, way to go!

7/26/2005 9:21:55 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL, WELL DESERVED SECOND PLACE WIN Stephanie! Really, really LOVE THIS!!

7/26/2005 10:31:09 AM

 
Janet L. Skinner
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Well, don't know how I missed this one!! Your composition is so perfect. Congratulations and very well deserved!!!!!!!!

7/26/2005 4:35:38 PM

 
Ken Grooms
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Congratulations again! Perfect name!

7/26/2005 9:33:34 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Big congrats Steph!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

7/27/2005 5:18:20 AM

 
Elisabeth A. Gay
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Congratulations Stephanie, this is absolutely beautiful - Degas would have been proud of you!
Ann

7/27/2005 10:48:21 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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A big HUGE congratulations Steph on this beauty!!!

7/27/2005 5:28:41 PM

 
Pu Chen

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So beautiful and elegant, Stephanie! Congratulations on your win!

8/4/2005 4:15:44 PM

 
Roger D. Meador
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A mastery of image architecture displayed in this enchanting scene.

8/19/2005 4:42:22 PM

 
Terrill Province
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Amazing artistry and skill displayed in an exquisite image. Congratulations!!!

8/26/2005 9:40:19 PM

 
Stephanie Lyons
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Thank you all for the kind comments!

8/27/2005 6:39:56 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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I am missing your masterpieces Steph, so thought I'd come back and revisit this unforgettable one!!

1/12/2006 2:58:38 PM

 
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