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Leaf #24

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Leaf #24
Leaf #24
© Larry Lawhead
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Heather L. Jacks
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    Beautiful shot!


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10/15/2005 7:00:15 AM

 
Kelly Barclay
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Wow! It looks like gold leaf! How did you do that?


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10/15/2005 7:07:03 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Nice shot, Larry! Like your backlighting and comp!


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10/15/2005 7:08:14 AM

 
Diane Dupuis-Kallos
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OH MY!!! Larry - this is fantastic!!!! The details, comp, color!!!! I sure hope we see this one again!


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10/15/2005 7:14:09 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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WOW! FANTASTIC detail and backlighting!


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10/15/2005 7:22:28 AM

 
Joy Rector
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gorgeous presentation


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10/15/2005 7:25:33 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Terrific image Larry! Love the way the leaf texture pops out with the back light!!


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10/15/2005 7:32:41 AM

 
Gloria B. Wood
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Outstanding image...super color and composition! Very well done!


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10/15/2005 7:33:02 AM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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Gorgeous color, light and detail! Wonderful work Larry! -K


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10/15/2005 7:53:53 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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This is gorgeous Larry!!! Wonderful lightig and detail!!


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10/15/2005 7:59:23 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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fab image! love the curves, textures, lighting .. well, everything!


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10/15/2005 8:10:48 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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WOW Larry such wonderful capture and work on this love the textures on it I love everything about this well don!!


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10/15/2005 8:21:32 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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WOW! This is outstanding, Larry! Should be a winner! :0)


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10/15/2005 8:21:50 AM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Excellent contrast and composition!


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10/15/2005 8:26:27 AM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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Simple.... This should be a winner. Awesome


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10/15/2005 8:35:27 AM

 
Dorothy Neumann
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Very cool, Larry! Nice!


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10/15/2005 9:59:37 AM

 
Phil S
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Excellent detail, Larry! Very nice macro.


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10/15/2005 10:03:39 AM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Detail and lighting are wonderful on this gold leaf.

Kerby


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10/15/2005 11:14:32 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Heather, Kelly, Donald, Diane, Tammy, Joy, Murry, Gloria, K, Kara, Laura, Kelly, Casey, Diane, Linda, Dorothy, Phil & Kerby!! (phew!)....


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10/15/2005 11:33:44 AM

 
Susana Heide
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WOW!! WOW!!! WOW!!! This is magnificient!! The gentle curves, the composition, the lighting and the detail...just a VERY appealing image!Not only should this be a winner but it WILL be a WINNER!!! That's my prediction! This is my new favorite of yours :o)


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10/15/2005 2:27:33 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Susana!! Y'all are all too kind!! And I really appreciate it!

      LarryL 



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10/15/2005 3:19:29 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Fantastic image, Larry!!! The details really POP! Great job!


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10/15/2005 3:36:56 PM

 
cj patterson
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wow larry! this is awesome!! excellent! has my vote! :)


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10/15/2005 4:39:02 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Wow, awesome


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10/15/2005 5:34:20 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Sharon, CJ and Susan!!

      LarryL 


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10/15/2005 6:19:41 PM

 
Linda Proctor
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Beautiful detail and lighting !!! Just gorgeous!!!


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10/15/2005 6:23:16 PM

 
Alisha L. Ekstrom
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WINNER in my eyes!!! WOW...VERY BEAUTIFUL leaf entry. I love the comp & the dark b/g & awesome details!!!


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10/15/2005 6:58:52 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Linda & Alisha!!


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10/15/2005 7:37:22 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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WOW!!! This is just AWESOME, Larry!!!
Wonderful composition and great idea to use the black background. It really sets off the gold of the leaf incredibly!!! Love the texture!!!


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10/15/2005 7:54:09 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Outstanding, Larry! Love that color, detail and lighting, gorgeous!


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10/15/2005 8:10:04 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Cesar & Jennifer!

      LarryL 


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10/15/2005 8:35:54 PM

 

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2 things ! I love the color and I love the sharp detail on this leaf!!! you go larry!!!!:=)


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10/15/2005 9:14:48 PM

 
Brenton Schuetz
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Simply spectacular Larry!! Used the frame perfectly - and that colour is so, well, amazing!!!


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10/16/2005 4:16:08 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Tonya & Brenton!!


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10/16/2005 7:04:42 AM

 
Jessica McCollam
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WOW!! EXCELLENT macro!! I love the lighting too! Great work, Larry!:)


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11/2/2005 9:57:10 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Jessica!


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11/2/2005 11:19:25 AM

 
Joan Soles  

This is just gorgeous. I love it.


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11/2/2005 1:21:19 PM

 
Joan Soles  

This is just gorgeous. I love it.


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11/2/2005 1:21:41 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Joan!


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11/2/2005 6:35:23 PM

 
Diane Dupuis-Kallos
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YAY YAY YAY Larry!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm so glad to see this one again!!!!!!!!!


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11/23/2005 3:39:58 AM

 
Kelly Abernathy
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I knew this would be here! I still love it! Congrats again Larry! -K


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11/23/2005 4:36:46 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Bravo, Larry!


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11/23/2005 6:17:25 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Diane, K & Deb!!


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11/23/2005 9:56:49 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Big Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Larry very well deseve!!!
Best of luck in the next round!


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11/23/2005 11:13:40 AM

 
Anna Diederich
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Incredible shot! Love the lighting and the composition is just perfect. Congratulations!

Anna


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11/23/2005 3:20:14 PM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Congratulations on your finalist, Larry.


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11/23/2005 5:03:49 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Big congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Larry!!! Way to go!!! Best of luck next round!


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11/23/2005 7:25:13 PM

 
Eric Highfield
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Great detail, lighting and composition Larry! Congratulations on your Finalist!


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11/23/2005 8:44:05 PM

 
Tammy McAllister
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I hearby deem you....

LEAF MASTER!!!

Tootles


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11/24/2005 7:07:30 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks so much, Kelly, Anna, Ronald, Sharon, Eric & Tammy!

"Leaf Master"! LOL!! I like that!

      LarryL 


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11/24/2005 10:32:19 AM

 
Susana Heide
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I just knew this one HAD to be a finalist! I bet we see it again with a golden badge :o)Congrats!


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11/24/2005 5:57:56 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Susana!


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11/24/2005 6:24:15 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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Very beautiful, Larry! Congrats!


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11/24/2005 8:07:28 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this superb Winner, Larry!!


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11/26/2005 12:36:33 PM

 
Susana Heide
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There was never a doubt in my mind!! This has winner written all over it!! MANY CONGRATS Larry!!!!!!!!!!


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11/26/2005 12:38:02 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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A beauty, Larry. Congrats on your win!


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11/26/2005 12:39:43 PM

 
Marilou Olejniczak
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Congratulations Larry!!


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11/26/2005 12:53:07 PM

 
Dorothy Neumann
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Wooooooo Hooooooo, Larry!!! Way to go!


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11/26/2005 1:00:42 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Lorri, Jenny, Susana, Kayhleen, Marilou & Dorothy!!

      LarryL 


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11/26/2005 1:31:52 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful comp and detail Larry, congrats on your win!


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11/26/2005 1:37:21 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Wow Larry this is so beautiful!! Congrats on a well deserved win!!!


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11/26/2005 1:39:49 PM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Big CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win,Larry way to go YAAAAAAAAAAAAAA !!!!


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11/26/2005 1:45:17 PM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this crisp and well-cropped winner, Larry!


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11/26/2005 2:27:06 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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CONGRATULATIONS on this WONDERFUL Winner, Larry!!! When I posted my previous comment on this photo, I was sure we'd see it again. Great job!!!


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11/26/2005 2:45:31 PM

 

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Congrats on your 2nd place - this is quite an amzing image!!


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11/26/2005 2:52:23 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your super image and win Larry!!


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11/26/2005 2:54:56 PM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulations on your win, Larry -- 24 was just the right leaf!


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11/26/2005 3:15:11 PM

 
Melissa  L. Zavadil
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Congrats!!! WTG Larry!! :)


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11/26/2005 4:23:16 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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WTG! BIG Congrats! whooppee! yippee!


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11/26/2005 4:59:37 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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Larry--so glad you won--it's a stunning image worth "gold" Congrats!!!


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11/26/2005 5:03:22 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Beautiful and dramatic, congratulations, Larry!


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11/26/2005 5:04:41 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Claudia, Wendy, Kelly, Wally, Cesar, Kimberly, Murry, Kay, Melissa, Laura, Lorri & Deborah!!

      LarryL 


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11/26/2005 6:09:53 PM

 
Diane Dupuis-Kallos
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My first comment on this pic:

"OH MY!!! Larry - this is fantastic!!!! The details, comp, color!!!! I sure hope we see this one again!"

Jumping for joy for you Larry!!! I knew this one was a winner! Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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11/26/2005 8:11:43 PM

 
Lisa Deaton
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Congrats Larry!!! This is a fantastic image and so worth all the praise. Enjoy the win!!! :)


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11/26/2005 8:35:56 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Larry, awesome detail, lighting and composition; congratulations on your second place win.


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11/26/2005 8:57:49 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Larry on this awesome winner.


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11/26/2005 10:18:55 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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CONGRATULATIONS!


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11/27/2005 4:51:43 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Diane, Lisa, Janine, Susan & Tammy!


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11/27/2005 6:45:23 AM

 
Jessica McCollam
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CONGRATULATIONS, LARRY!!!:) YEAH!


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11/27/2005 9:08:00 AM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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A big congratulations on this very dramatic well done image, Larry!:)


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11/27/2005 9:18:35 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Jessica & Jim!!

      LarryL 


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11/27/2005 12:53:04 PM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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Congratulations on your win!


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11/27/2005 3:13:28 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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A BIG CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS WINNER Larry


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11/27/2005 3:52:40 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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OHH I am so happy for you Larry!!!! This is an amazing image.. And so long awaited for you... Congratulations on this WELL deserved win!!


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11/27/2005 4:19:28 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Diane, Donna, Kara!

      LarryL 


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11/27/2005 5:31:37 PM

 
Debra Booth
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A big congratulations to you, Larry!! What a well-deserved win!!


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11/27/2005 6:03:17 PM

 
Rhonda Smith
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This is gorgeous.. love the pov you took on this one and the clarity is wonderful.. can almost 'feel' the texture of that leaf.. Big congrats on your well deserved win !


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11/27/2005 7:19:09 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Debra & Rhonda!!

      LarryL 


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11/27/2005 8:46:05 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Love this one, Larry!! Big Congratulations on your win!!


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11/28/2005 11:51:52 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Jennifer!


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11/28/2005 1:13:21 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Yay Larry!!!! Big congratulations on this win!!! Well deserved and long awaited! I'm so happy for you!


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11/28/2005 3:29:59 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Sharon!!


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11/28/2005 6:19:12 PM

 
Stefan G
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Awesome detail, color and composition! Congratulations, Larry!


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11/28/2005 8:04:37 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Stephan!!


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11/28/2005 8:45:42 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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WOW very well deserved win here Larry. That lighting and detail is stunning.


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11/29/2005 8:59:49 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Darren!

      LarryL 


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11/29/2005 11:07:55 AM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on your Second Place win, Larry!

Cathy :)


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11/30/2005 9:19:16 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks cathy!! Love your avatar!!

      LarryL 


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11/30/2005 2:32:50 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Talk about a picture with clarity! What a phenomenal surface you've captured! Congrats!


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11/30/2005 7:34:37 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Christopher!


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11/30/2005 8:36:31 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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I just love your composition here, Larry! Excellent light and details too. Congrats!
Monika


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12/1/2005 9:54:50 PM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks Monica!

      LarryL 


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12/2/2005 6:27:11 AM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Beutiful, nicely done! Nice lighting and texture. Mary :-)


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1/5/2006 5:57:43 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Thanks much, Mary!!


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