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Embracing Autumn
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Embracing Autumn
Embracing Autumn
Camera movement during exposure of trees and fallen leaves taken in NC, (duplicated and layered in PS.)
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Geralyn Montambault
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    Very nice abstract! Nice colors

11/9/2005 9:38:01 AM

 
Vicki J. Tyler

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This is stunning!! I love the different layers of color!! Wonderful abstract!!! Great job!!

11/9/2005 9:44:27 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Terrific, Deborah! Excellent job!

11/9/2005 9:48:07 AM

 
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Oh Deb, this is just gorgeous! a work of art!
Brava!

11/9/2005 10:07:18 AM

 
Alana Ibe
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Beautiful, Deborah! Love the orange at the bottom. I wonder, was this a reflection from the tops of the trees?
Very nice!

11/9/2005 10:09:55 AM

 
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Thanks so much for your very kind comments on this image! Hi Alana, thank you! The "orange" at the bottom are fallen leaves. I agree, a reflection would be nice too! ~ Deb

11/9/2005 10:16:19 AM

 
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NIce color balance, blur technique and super autumn image Deborah!!

11/9/2005 10:32:05 AM

 
Armando -. Arturo
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this is super,Deborah. outstanding balance of colors,great job.

11/9/2005 10:37:23 AM

 
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Terrific colors and composition Deborah!!!

11/9/2005 10:40:55 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Very pretty..love the blur and colors!

11/9/2005 10:50:54 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Absolutely stunning work, Deborah!! LOVE tthose colors!!!

11/9/2005 11:28:09 AM

 
Gary Lange
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Nice job Deborah! Great colors.

11/9/2005 11:50:37 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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You are so creative, Deborah! This is absolutely B E A U T I F U L! WINNER.................

11/9/2005 1:28:10 PM

 
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Great effects Deborah!,
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11/9/2005 1:57:57 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Wow, awesome work Deb.

11/9/2005 1:59:25 PM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Nice effect, colors and compositon!!!

11/9/2005 2:22:20 PM

 
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Gorgeous colorful abstract Deborah!

11/9/2005 2:32:48 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Gorgeous abstract indeed, Deborah!! What a beautiful, colorful 'curtain'!!

11/9/2005 2:37:29 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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This is beautiful Deborah!!! Love how you added the effects to get this beauty!

11/9/2005 3:09:16 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Absolutely spectacular.
This has winner written all over it, Deborah!

bill

11/9/2005 3:24:44 PM

 
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Thank you so much for your very kind comments on this image, I truly appreciate it! ~ Deb

11/9/2005 5:30:49 PM

 
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I agree...spectacular!!! The layers of color are gorgeous. Definitely a masterpiece, Deb!

11/9/2005 11:11:46 PM

 
S P Mukherji
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Outstanding abstract Deborah!! Yes indeed, it's a masterpiece!!

11/10/2005 4:56:10 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Beautiful technique, a work of ART to be proud of!!

11/10/2005 8:24:22 AM

 
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Absolutely stunning techniques, Deborah! An amazing abstract image!

11/10/2005 9:48:15 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Wonderful colors and such an eye pleasing abstract, Deb, great job!

11/10/2005 11:35:44 AM

 
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Deborah the colors are outstanding and the movement is wonderful.

Very nice work in PS.

Kerby

11/10/2005 11:46:04 AM

 
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Thank you very much, I'm so glad you all enjoyed this image!!

11/10/2005 6:21:26 PM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Fantastic work Deborah !!! Beautiful image !

11/10/2005 8:23:00 PM

 
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Wow, this is beautiful Deborah!

11/12/2005 10:02:28 AM

 
Sandra Freyler
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Very creative, Deborah! Love this image!

11/13/2005 5:35:03 PM

 
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Excellent use of colors. Loved it

11/14/2005 9:44:32 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you very much for your thoughtful comments!!

11/14/2005 6:05:14 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Fantastic skill Deborah. I love the effect by you. I don't have much opportunity to practice this and one day I hope to have something like that.

12/13/2005 9:38:55 PM

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

12/20/2005 4:33:54 AM

 
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Congratulations for this beautiful finalist, gl in the next round!

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12/20/2005 5:20:46 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Spectacular colors in this beauty, Deb, and CONGRATULATIONS on all of your Finalists!! Very best of luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan
PS Have a safe, joyful, and blessed Christmas and an even better New Year!

12/20/2005 9:53:58 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Super congratulations, Deb, on this stunning finalist! AGAIN and AGAIN! And then more! LOL! Excellent work, always!

12/20/2005 11:24:59 AM

 
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You always do such great PS work, Deb...congratulations on this finalist!!!

12/20/2005 11:25:14 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Wow Deborah you really cleaned up this month and each and every finalist so deserving. This is a stunning image and your in camera effects are perfect - I love this!! Big congrats to you and I just KNOW we'll see this one again!!!

12/20/2005 1:12:28 PM

 
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Hey, rake em in girl!!!! Another one! :-) Yippee!!!

12/20/2005 1:28:04 PM

 
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I love it, Deborah!!! Wonderful colors and camera effects! Big congratulations and good luck next round!

12/20/2005 2:37:21 PM

 
Sandy Landon
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WOW!! Great job on all your finalists!! Congrats!!

12/20/2005 2:57:10 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Its Hard To Choose A Fav Of Yours:-)I Lean Toward This One For This Month Its Superb In Every Way!Congratulations And Good Luck In The Next Round Deb!!

12/20/2005 4:45:18 PM

 
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You all are truly the best, thank you so much for your gracious comments and warm congrats on this image! I'm so pleased you like this, I appreciate your time good wishes! ~ Deb :o)

12/20/2005 6:29:51 PM

 
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Congratulations! :)

12/20/2005 7:32:19 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congrats #5, wow!, Deb!!!
Gorgeous abstract image!!!
Best wishes on this, too!

12/20/2005 8:40:46 PM

 
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Congratulations on all your wonderful finalists, Deb!!!

12/21/2005 12:50:22 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on another excellent finalist Deb

12/21/2005 6:28:28 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Wow, congrats again Deb!

12/21/2005 7:20:09 AM

 
Alana Ibe
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Congratulations on this finalist!! I think this one is so beautiful!

12/21/2005 5:49:09 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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WOW!!! Stunning, love everything about this, colors, movement...absolutely fabulous!!! Congratulations, Deborah!!

12/22/2005 4:22:39 PM

 
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Thank you soooo much! Your kind words are very much appreciated and taken to heart! ~ Deb :o)

12/22/2005 8:29:01 PM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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My goodness, I can't believe I missed this. Wonderful image and well deserving of a winning place!

12/22/2005 10:41:20 PM

 
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Wow!! CONGRATULATIONS on this absolutely GORGEOUS WINNER, Deborah!!!!

12/22/2005 10:42:47 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Deborah!

12/22/2005 10:49:02 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Wow, congratulations on this stunning winner, Deb!
-Debby

12/22/2005 11:05:10 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Deborah!! Outstanding and beautifully colored abstract!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

12/23/2005 1:29:09 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Wonderful abstract image, Deb! CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous WIN of yours!!! BRAVO!!!

12/23/2005 1:49:02 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Very nicely done, Deborah
Congratulations on the win!

Bill

12/23/2005 2:40:53 AM

 
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Congratulations on this stunning win, Deborah! All your images are winners in my eyes!

12/23/2005 4:30:04 AM

 
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Congratulations on this fabulous winner Deborah!!!

12/23/2005 5:03:12 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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awesome winning image, deborah! congrats.

12/23/2005 5:24:10 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this marvelous winner, Deborah!

12/23/2005 5:26:05 AM

 
Barbara Helgason
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Wow, beautiful, congratulations Deborah!

12/23/2005 6:46:36 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you very much for your thoughtful congrats on this image!! ~ Deb :o)

12/23/2005 8:08:46 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Just beautiful Deborah!! Big congrats on your win!

12/23/2005 8:25:22 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your win Deborah! This is just beautiful!!

12/23/2005 8:48:36 AM

 
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Beautiful effects, Deborah -- congratulations on your win!

12/23/2005 9:23:21 AM

 
Alana Ibe
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Congratulations Deborah!!!!! This is such a beautiful work of art!

12/23/2005 9:26:05 AM

 
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Oh Deb,
how did I miss this???
This is great and I am so happy to read your name once again among the winners, you have a gift, your talent.
Congratulations! and
Merry Xmas!!! : )

12/23/2005 10:02:49 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Fantastic, Deb! Congratulations on this magnificent second place win!

12/23/2005 10:35:33 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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So GREAT to see this here!! Congratulations Deb on this most deserved win!!!

12/23/2005 10:40:26 AM

 
Katherine Kuhn
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Wonderful shot! I love effect of the movement & your layering. Congrats on your win!

12/23/2005 11:14:31 AM

 
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Congratulations on this well done winning image, Deb!!!!

12/23/2005 11:25:50 AM

 
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Very artistic and creative. Congratulations

12/23/2005 3:12:55 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Debra on this awesome winner.

12/23/2005 3:15:32 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you VERY much!! I appreciate your kind words and I'm honored and excited to have this image place in SFX! ~ Deb :o)

12/23/2005 5:57:22 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations Deborah, on this beautiful winner!!

12/23/2005 6:11:25 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats, Deb!

12/23/2005 6:40:54 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations to you, Deb, on your fabulous win!!!
Very Happy and Safe Holidays!!!

12/23/2005 7:25:28 PM

 
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Congratulations on your win Deborah!!!!

12/23/2005 9:50:46 PM

 
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Wish you could see the smile on my face. :) Congratulations on a most deserving win, Deb!

12/23/2005 10:24:12 PM

 
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Congratulations on your excellent win! Merry Christmas!

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12/24/2005 1:58:11 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Beautiful work, Deborah!!
Congratulations on your win.

Merry Christmas to you and yours!

12/24/2005 4:35:55 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations to you Deb, way to go!

12/24/2005 4:41:00 AM

 
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Congratulations On Your Win Deb;-)
Merry Christmas To You And The Family!

12/24/2005 4:56:52 AM

 
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Thank you very much for you warm congrats, you all the very best and I love you guys!
Merry Christmas!!

12/24/2005 8:28:38 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Big congrats on this marvelous winner, and Happy Holidays to you and yours, Deborah!!!

12/24/2005 9:15:39 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations on your awesome win, Deborah!!! I love this one!!! Merry Christmas!

12/24/2005 6:07:45 PM

 
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Congratulations on this beautiful win, Deborah!!

12/31/2005 12:56:28 AM

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

Cathy :)

1/20/2006 8:45:18 AM

 
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Congrats on your Second place win, Deborah.

1/20/2006 10:07:16 AM

 
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Thank you very much for your thoughtful congrats!

1/20/2006 10:17:19 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Great photo! Love the colors, composition, effects!!! Beautiful feeling!

1/14/2007 2:44:11 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you, Vladan!

1/14/2007 4:06:07 PM

 
Sheila D. Robertson
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Gorgeous colors and design. This is a great abstract.

12/3/2009 12:33:45 PM

 
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Hi Shelia,
Thank you for all of your wonderful comments! I appreciate it very much!
Best,
~ Deb

12/3/2009 1:21:16 PM

 
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