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Seeds of Blue

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Seeds of Blue
Seeds of Blue
2nd Place Win
6/2/05
Details & Macro

Close-up of the center of Goatsbeard seedhead. Image taken in natural light with the camera's white balance set on tungsten.


© Sharon  Day
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Paul Michko
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    Terrific job, Sharon. Way to work the camera.


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6/2/2005 8:23:02 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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WOW I love the color and your detail. This is so awesome Sharon.


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6/2/2005 8:41:28 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Sharon, this is terrific!


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6/2/2005 8:50:14 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Fantastic color and detail, Sharon!


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6/2/2005 9:07:37 AM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Nice compsition and color. It really draws the eye! :-)


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6/2/2005 9:09:37 AM

 
S  J
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Super eye-catching macro, Sharon!! Excellent details and composition!! Love it!!


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6/2/2005 9:28:21 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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Very beautiful, Sharon!!!


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6/2/2005 9:30:42 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Wow Sharon, absolutely awesome, love the color and detail!


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6/2/2005 9:46:53 AM

 
Lise Butler
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I love it!!! Wonderful, creative composition and lighting choice. Well done.


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6/2/2005 9:56:09 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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gorgeous composition Sharon; imho this will end up in the winners' circle...good luck
michael


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6/2/2005 10:02:37 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Unique and FANTASTIC Sharon.. WOW!!!


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6/2/2005 11:34:03 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Terrific, Sharon!!


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6/2/2005 11:42:43 AM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Beautiful, Sharon!!!


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6/2/2005 12:16:15 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Wonderful colour, fantastic!


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6/2/2005 1:06:30 PM

 
Kristen McKain
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WOW! Amazing shot. Love it!!


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6/2/2005 2:44:18 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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Very original and wonderful!


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6/2/2005 2:52:45 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Very cool Sharon!! I love the blue!!!!


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6/2/2005 4:50:35 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Outstanding detail, composition and that color is fabulous! Gorgeous image, Sharon!


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6/2/2005 5:04:23 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Wow, Sharon! Outstanding technically and very creative, too!!


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6/2/2005 6:53:35 PM

 
Cora Miller
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Not only do I love the blue :), I find the contrasting shapes of the rounded seeds and the linear part quite interesting. Excellent image, Sharon!


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6/2/2005 11:26:50 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Thank you, Paul, Darren, Carla, Tammy, Mary, Sanjay, Judy, Susan, Lise, Michael, Kara, Goshka, Donna, Jenny, Kristen, Kate, Bobbie, Jennifer, Debra and Cora!


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6/3/2005 5:14:21 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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I have to try this Sharon!!! Its so eye catching!!!!!!!!!


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6/3/2005 10:45:20 AM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Excellent job Sharon.

I like the heart in the middle.


Very well done in detail and composition.

Kerby


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6/3/2005 4:48:45 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Very intriguing and creatively done image, Sharon!!!


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6/3/2005 8:38:30 PM

 
Olivia Navarro
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Wow, what a great idea! I love the colors and your composition is fantastic. I agree that we'll see it come around again. Great job, Sharon!


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6/3/2005 8:40:15 PM

 
Chuck Inglefield
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Stunning image...and a very creative technique.


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6/3/2005 8:48:22 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Thank you, Laurence, Kerby, Jim, Olivia and Chuck!


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6/3/2005 8:55:15 PM

 
Phil S
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Sharon,

Very beautiful not to mention my favorite color!


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6/4/2005 10:41:11 AM

 
Pamela K
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I'm behind the times, but I really like this shot! Very cool what you did with the white balance!

Pam


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6/4/2005 3:45:44 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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My favorite color as well, and in one amazing macro, Sharon ... WOW!! Excellent details and very beautifully displayed!! Love it!!
Much Aloha,
Stan


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6/4/2005 7:10:13 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Awesome image! I just learned how to do that today in photoshop! Beautiful macro to choose to use this feature.


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6/4/2005 7:34:19 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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OUTSTANDING DOF and presentation Sharon. LOVE THIS!!


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6/6/2005 9:11:08 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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Thank you, Phil, Pam, Stan, Laura and Jill!


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6/6/2005 8:46:52 PM

 
Diane Dupuis-Kallos
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I love it Sharon!


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6/15/2005 1:50:49 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Thanks, Diane!


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6/15/2005 2:02:01 PM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Sharon

Congratulations on your finalist

Good luck in the finals.

Kerby


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7/22/2005 7:59:23 PM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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OK, Sharon, so this is my OTHER favorite! LOL! ;) CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FINALIST!


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7/22/2005 8:18:21 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congratulations, Sharon!!!!!


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7/22/2005 10:43:53 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Way to go Sharon, best of luck on both of your beautiful finalist.


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7/23/2005 2:56:53 AM

 
Bryan Yates
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Just awsome work! congratulations!!!


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7/23/2005 5:12:19 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Sharon!


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7/23/2005 5:17:26 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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Just beautiful....congratulations...looks like a grand winner to me!!


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7/23/2005 8:13:15 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations again on other wonderful finalist, Sharon stunning !!!


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7/23/2005 10:52:54 AM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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congratulations for a well-deserved finalist--nice shot! Mary


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7/23/2005 11:04:23 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations, Sharon, on this outstanding finalist!


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7/23/2005 1:05:33 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Sharon! Love that blue!


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7/23/2005 6:34:10 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on another gorgeous finalist, Sharon!!!


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7/23/2005 7:48:32 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Another simply amazing finalist, Sharon. Congratulations!!


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7/23/2005 8:23:17 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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This is one of my favorites, Sharon!!!
Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL Finalist!!!


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7/23/2005 8:34:35 PM

 
S  J
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Sharon!! Super macro!!


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7/24/2005 9:27:48 AM

 
S  J
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Ah!! Me again!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this terrific SECOND place WIN, Sharon!!


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7/24/2005 11:04:39 PM

 
Rob Bishop
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Alright Sharon!!! Another winner. Wow, a First and a Second. I'm so happy for you!

Rob


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7/24/2005 11:10:02 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS again, Sharon!!!!


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7/24/2005 11:30:11 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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CONGRATULATIONS on your WINNERS Sharon!!


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7/24/2005 11:40:12 PM

 
John Davis
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Sharon,
Congratulations..beautiful work.

John


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7/24/2005 11:51:04 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Sharon!! Stunningly beautiful in blue!!
Much Aloha,
Stan


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7/25/2005 12:37:43 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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CONGRATULATIONS on this splendid win Sharon!!!!!


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7/25/2005 1:01:13 AM

 
Jay Patel
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Congratulations...Wonderfully done.


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7/25/2005 1:31:36 AM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Sharon

Congratulations on your second place win.

Job well done.

Kerby


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7/25/2005 2:38:52 AM

 
Diane Dupuis-Kallos
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YAY SHARON!!!! I love this one!


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7/25/2005 3:09:51 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Another HUGE congratulations on your win, Sharon! This is one of my favorites of yours!


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7/25/2005 4:01:14 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats again, Sharon!!


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7/25/2005 4:09:05 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Congratulaions Sharon!!!!!!


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7/25/2005 4:24:29 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Amazing image, Sharon, congratulations on this wonderful winner!
-Debby


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7/25/2005 5:01:32 AM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Congratulations on your win, Sharon!!
Kathleen


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7/25/2005 5:16:05 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congrats again, Sharon!!!


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7/25/2005 5:22:35 AM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN!!!!! WELL DONE!!


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7/25/2005 5:45:50 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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AWESOME WINNING IMAGE!


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7/25/2005 6:03:23 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Whoa... Not just 1 win... 2!!! WTG Sharon!!!!


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7/25/2005 6:39:07 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congratulations on your double header wins Sharon!! :0)


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7/25/2005 6:49:26 AM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congratulations Sharon on an excellent winning image!:)


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7/25/2005 6:56:58 AM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Another Big Congratulations on your wins, Sharon!! Way to go!!


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7/25/2005 7:24:46 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Big Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Sharon well don!!!


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7/25/2005 8:52:45 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on this well deserved and FANTASTIC SECOND PLACE win Sharon! LOVE THAT BLUE. Way to go this month!


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7/25/2005 9:18:03 AM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Congratualtions on your second place win! You did a great job on this capture and deserve the win. You go girl. Mary :-)


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7/25/2005 10:08:59 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Very striking, Sharon!
Congratulations,

bill


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7/25/2005 12:37:40 PM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this creatively colored winner, Sharon!


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7/25/2005 3:45:42 PM

 
Kathleen F. Greer
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Just Beautiful! Another Congrats Sharon!!


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7/25/2005 4:43:20 PM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Congrations on your win,sharon!


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7/25/2005 4:48:59 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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This Is 1st Rate Sharon:-)A Big Congratulations To You On An Excellent Image And Your Win!!


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7/25/2005 6:07:25 PM

 
Donna J. Taff
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Congratulations on your beautiful win, Sharon!!!


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7/25/2005 6:12:50 PM

 
Cora Miller
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Congratulations on another wonderful winner, Sharon!


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7/25/2005 9:28:06 PM

 
Ken Grooms
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Beautiful. Unique. Great eye. Great color. Great win (again!).


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7/26/2005 6:06:28 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congrats again Sharon, on this well deserved win!


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7/26/2005 9:26:54 AM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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I knew I was going to see this one again!
Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL and very well-deserved Winner, Sharon!!!


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7/26/2005 11:40:20 AM

 
Tom Andersen
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Fabulous color, detail and lighting, Sharon! Congratulations on your win!


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7/26/2005 2:45:43 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Thanks to each of you for the wonderful congrats! I appreciate them all!


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7/26/2005 3:29:33 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Sharon on this outstanding winner!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Way to Go Sharon


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7/27/2005 8:22:26 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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Outstanding beauty Sharon!!! Congrats on this beauty of a win!


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7/27/2005 5:33:37 PM

 
Pamela K
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Still love this shot! What a neat effect! Congrats again!

Pam


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7/28/2005 11:50:44 AM

 
Monika Sapek
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Terrific details and color in this macro, Sharon! Congrats on your win!
Monika


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7/28/2005 12:06:09 PM

 
Patrick Campbell
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Congrats Sharon, great composition and and texture in this macro!


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7/28/2005 7:25:32 PM

 
Piotr M. Organa
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I just found this photo - it is fantastic!
Congratulations, Sharon! Unbelievable colour...


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8/4/2005 8:36:20 PM

 
Frank Zipperer
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Haven't we all happened upon a photo image and said "Oh how I wish I had made that image?" This one did it for me!!!


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1/6/2006 6:38:22 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Thanks again everyone! Frank, I see photos I think that about every day at BP!


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1/6/2006 6:42:20 PM

 
Jane Hirst
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What a wonderful blue...I love the way you got that blue. Great composition. This really caught my eye.


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