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Red on Black
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Red on Black
Red on Black
© Stephen Zacker
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Colette M. Metcalf
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    Lovely image, Stephen!!

11/7/2005 3:34:22 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Beautiful, Steve! I love the composition! Beautiful colors and detials!

11/7/2005 3:36:27 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Wow...love the contrast Stephen...beautiful!

11/7/2005 3:45:03 AM

 
Joy Rector
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gorgeous

11/7/2005 3:47:29 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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The red rose master has done it again! Wonderful Stephen!

11/7/2005 4:22:54 AM

 
Robert Harrison
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Steve...great photo...!!so much emotion..!!
LOVE....it!!

11/7/2005 4:36:18 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Wow..beautiful image. The color is outstanding on the black. Love how you captured the water and dew drops.

11/7/2005 4:44:16 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

11/7/2005 4:58:53 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Absolutely Striking image! Wonderfully done!

11/7/2005 5:32:24 AM

 
Roger Bernabo
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GREAT contrasting colors Stephen

11/7/2005 5:52:00 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Beautiful greeting card image, Stephen!

11/7/2005 6:18:55 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Very sensual Stephen! Love the saturated red on the black!!

11/7/2005 6:35:56 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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LOVE this image Stephen!!!! Fantastic color contrast, very creative.

11/7/2005 7:09:39 AM

 
Tammy Nuxoll
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This is Gorgeous Stephen!! Love that red on black!!!

11/7/2005 7:49:00 AM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Love this Stephen!! Beautiful image with excellent composition!!

11/7/2005 8:56:24 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Stephen, beautiful colors, details and composition.

11/7/2005 9:08:00 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Stephen, gorgeous

11/7/2005 9:22:35 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Beautiful image, Stephen!

11/7/2005 10:52:32 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Wonderful design and fabulous color, Stephen! Very rich looking!

11/7/2005 11:35:35 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Gorgeous image, Stephen!!

11/7/2005 2:15:58 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thank you all very much

11/7/2005 2:23:57 PM

 
Luigi Di Serio
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Very powerful contrast! Very nice work Chris

11/7/2005 2:45:51 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Beautiful colors and details on this gorgeous image, Stephen!!

11/7/2005 3:11:03 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Luigi and Jenny

11/7/2005 3:51:03 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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This is a stunning image Stephen ~ there's nothing more striking than red and black.. did you perchance use the back of a 'Black Magic' choc tray for the background? ~ looks perfect!

11/7/2005 4:15:24 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Boy.. do you know long it is since I've had a box of Black Magic Chocs :-)
This is actually some rocks and the back of a frisbee I painted black

11/7/2005 5:10:06 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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WOW!!!!! This is GORGEOUS Stephen!!! And you used just a frisbee painted black? WOW!

11/7/2005 6:27:04 PM

 
Robert M. Nicholson
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Fabulous!

11/7/2005 7:47:24 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Very beautiful image Stephen! My two favorite colors side by side... Words can't explain what I am trying to say. Very nice!!!

11/7/2005 10:57:29 PM

 
Christina M. Brekke
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I love roses! I love this pic with the water droplets and black background-it is beautiful!

11/8/2005 7:26:06 AM

 
Chris Macer

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Beautful, Stephen! Amazing contrast with the red and fantastically composed!

11/8/2005 8:00:38 AM

 
Sergio La Spina
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SIMPLE FANTASTIC STEPHEN!!!!

11/8/2005 10:59:33 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Bobbie, Rob, Darryl, Christina, Chris, and Sergio

11/8/2005 2:39:37 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Awesome image, Stephen!!!!!

11/8/2005 8:33:59 PM

 
Brian Cassar
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Wonderful shot Stephen. Well done!

11/9/2005 5:33:30 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Jim and Brian

11/9/2005 5:43:33 PM

 
Detrick V. Martin
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Wonderful Image!

11/10/2005 7:41:42 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Detrick

11/11/2005 8:16:01 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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great composition...

12/3/2005 2:20:24 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Stephen!!!

12/20/2005 4:44:05 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Ahhhhhh yes! My favorite image comes to life! Congratulations, Stephen! Best of luck to you on the next round!!!

12/20/2005 4:53:58 AM

 
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Congrats Stephen! This is gorgeous!

12/20/2005 6:24:43 AM

 
Kirsi Bertolini
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Great shot! Very clever bg and light!

12/20/2005 8:32:53 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Absolutely gorgeous, Stephen - congratulations!

12/20/2005 9:25:11 AM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Awesome finalist, Stephen...contratulations!:)

12/20/2005 10:57:51 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Congratulations on another great finalist.

12/20/2005 11:27:40 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, again, Stephen on this wonderful finalist!

12/20/2005 11:35:30 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks!

12/20/2005 2:51:48 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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For sure, this is a signature Zacker rose! Congratulations Stephen!

12/20/2005 4:33:18 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Cindy

12/20/2005 6:20:43 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!

12/20/2005 7:23:10 PM

 
Chris Macer

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Still love this, Stephen. I knew we would see it again. Congrats! :)

12/20/2005 7:41:14 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Wonderful reds..great comp and detail Stephen!

12/20/2005 7:58:34 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on another excellent finalist Stephen

12/21/2005 5:17:12 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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Congrats on this beautiful finalist!
This is my favorite of your finalists this month!! :)

12/21/2005 7:45:59 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Stephen, and best of luck in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

12/21/2005 10:36:50 AM

 
Luigi Di Serio
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Lovely! Congrats

12/21/2005 10:38:51 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Stephen! Super!

12/21/2005 1:57:56 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks for all the Super comments

12/21/2005 2:40:55 PM

 
Kristian L. Stricklin
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Congrats!

12/22/2005 9:42:17 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Kristian

12/22/2005 4:27:48 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Stephen!

12/22/2005 4:56:11 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Jennifer

12/22/2005 5:10:27 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Big CONGRATULATIONS, Stephen!!! A most deserving WIN!!

12/22/2005 10:32:50 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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CONGRATULATIONS on your win,Stephen!

12/22/2005 10:40:20 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Incredible colors and a much deserved win, Stephen!! CONGRATULATIONS!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

12/23/2005 1:19:48 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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The PERFECT blend of colors, Stephen! CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful WIN!!! BRAVO!!!

12/23/2005 1:22:09 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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Congratulations...

12/23/2005 2:54:44 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on this gorgeous win, Stephen!

12/23/2005 4:34:27 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Congratulations on this fantastic win Sephen!!!

12/23/2005 4:51:45 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your win Stephen!

12/23/2005 5:17:28 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Love these dark tones. congrats on this winning image!

12/23/2005 5:18:58 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Big congratulations on a well deserved winner!

12/23/2005 5:32:19 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Bravo Stephen, on a well deserved win!

12/23/2005 5:50:41 AM

 
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Congratulations on your win! WTG!!! :D

12/23/2005 6:30:18 AM

 
Stephanie A. Laird
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Excellent Image! Congratulations!!

12/23/2005 7:11:03 AM

 
Chris Macer

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Congrats on the win, Stephen! Well deserved :)

12/23/2005 7:11:49 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congratulations Stephen! Well done!

12/23/2005 7:18:40 AM

 
Allan L. Whitehead
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Stephen, congratulations on this magnificent win in last month's contest in the ' ' category. It is truly, richly deserved, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan

ps - just imagine, a 'red' flower, eh… (he, he, he)

12/23/2005 7:23:55 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Stephen, a Big Congratulations

Merry Christmas

12/23/2005 7:35:14 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Perfect!! Congratulations Stephen - much deserved!!

12/23/2005 7:57:39 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Awesome Stephen! Congrats!!

12/23/2005 8:37:41 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your win Stephen! This is stunning and beautiful!

12/23/2005 9:21:37 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Hearty congratulations, Stephen, on this gorgeous second place win! WTG!

12/23/2005 10:17:21 AM

 
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Gorgeous image Stephen, congratulations on your win!!

12/23/2005 11:07:04 AM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congratulations on this magnificent winning image, Stephen!!!!

12/23/2005 11:33:11 AM

 
Katrina Diaz
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Beautiful contrasts, Stephen. Congrats on your win!
~K

12/23/2005 12:26:19 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thank You all very much!

12/23/2005 3:20:02 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on this beauty!

12/23/2005 4:09:18 PM

 
Heather L. Jacks
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Congratulations Stephen...very well done!

12/23/2005 4:52:01 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this great winner, Stephen!!

12/23/2005 6:03:41 PM

 
Debbie Hartley
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner Stephen!

12/23/2005 6:13:56 PM

 
Cora Miller
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The contrasts in this are stunning! Congratulations on your win!

12/23/2005 9:48:29 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Congratulations on your excellent win! Merry Christmas!

ccc

12/24/2005 1:53:05 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Stephen!

Merry Christmas to you and yours.

12/24/2005 4:27:50 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Linda, Heather, Jenny. Debbie, Cora, Candice, and Cathy

12/24/2005 6:00:40 AM

 
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Congratulations on your awesome Winner Stephen!!!

1/5/2006 6:13:53 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Kelly

1/5/2006 7:08:40 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on this AMAZING shot! Well deserved win!

1/9/2006 5:11:52 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thank You Tammy

1/9/2006 5:44:00 PM

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

Cathy :)

1/20/2006 8:32:46 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thank You Cathy :-)

1/21/2006 6:42:30 AM

 
Lori Carlson
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WOW!!! WAY TO GO STEPHEN!!! STUNNING IMAGE!! BIG CONGRATS!! :0)

1/29/2006 10:25:24 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Lori

1/29/2006 10:53:00 AM

 
Richard D. Love
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What a beautiful image, Stephen. Excellent light, colors, and shapes. Just a beautiful use of a simple design to create impact. Well done.

Rick

9/18/2010 3:57:03 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Thanks Rick. I was really pleased with this one

9/18/2010 6:53:26 AM

 
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