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The Promise
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
The Promise
The Promise
The potential, the hope and the promise. A brand day, a brand new year.
© Dan J. Holm
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William C. Raco
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    Fantastic color, detail and texture.
Beautifully presented, Dan
Happy New Year


Bill

1/1/2006 3:14:30 PM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Dan

Rich deep wonderful color in your rose. Love the dark background bring the forward and to a standout.

Very nicely done.

Kerby

1/1/2006 3:43:37 PM

 
Deb Holmes
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Beautiful Dan, the deep red is just exquisite and the dark background just makes it stand out so well!
Happy New Year!

1/1/2006 3:58:43 PM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Just lovely, Dan!! Happy New Year!

1/1/2006 4:20:34 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Fantastic Dan, Happy New Year!

1/1/2006 4:51:19 PM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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love the details. great job

1/1/2006 7:20:04 PM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Perfection !!

1/1/2006 8:50:13 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Dan, awesome detail, colors, textures and clarity.

1/1/2006 8:57:06 PM

 
Susan Weisensel
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All I can say is STUNNING, just beautiful.

1/1/2006 9:20:13 PM

 
Paul Sikora

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Dan, looks like your full of confidence going into the new year. This is an excellent image, great composition, with fantastic detail. I agree it is STUNNING

1/2/2006 2:13:17 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Stunning color, detail and texture -
Happy New Yeat, Dan!

1/2/2006 7:32:10 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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What beauty and detail Dan. Exquisive!!! Best of the new year to you!

1/2/2006 2:38:38 PM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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The texture and detail are so perfect on this rose I truly believe I can smell it! MMMMMMMM!

1/2/2006 3:38:02 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Fabulous image, Dan! This is just perfect!!!

1/2/2006 3:41:56 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Great colors, details and BG, Dan!!!

1/3/2006 8:52:25 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Perfectly beautiful, Dan! Wonderful words and title!

1/4/2006 2:56:26 PM

 
Kevin Nugent
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A striking shot!!! Perfect!!!

1/5/2006 9:19:53 PM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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I like the contrasts, composition and light. Beautiful shot, Dan!

1/9/2006 7:00:14 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Love everything about this beautiful image, Dan! A winner in my eyes!!

1/10/2006 10:53:56 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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I knew it... Way to go, Dan! Congratulations on this fascinating image making finalist! Bravo!!!

2/21/2006 12:05:01 AM

 
Steven Gunnerson
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Congratulations Dan!!!

2/21/2006 9:15:52 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS on this gorgeous Finalist, Dan, and much good luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

2/21/2006 9:47:53 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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My original comment is not here, I guess it did not go through, so...
This is so very beautiful, with wonderful deep color and great detail. Congratulations, Dan!

2/21/2006 9:56:17 AM

 
Roger Bernabo
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your roses are always special and this is no exception; Congratulations Dan!

2/21/2006 4:06:46 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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Huzzah, Dan!

2/21/2006 4:12:33 PM

 
Karen Rahlf
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Beautiful rose! Congratulations!

2/21/2006 6:12:35 PM

 
Daniel G. Flocke
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PERFECT!!!

Congratulations on being a Finalist!!! good luck in the next round!

~Daniel

2/21/2006 8:51:00 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your finalist AGAIN Dan!

2/21/2006 9:00:32 PM

 
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Simple and elegant.

2/22/2006 3:04:23 AM

 
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I like the diagonal lines of this composition - elegant and strong.

2/22/2006 3:08:08 AM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats on your Finalist :)

2/23/2006 4:06:25 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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So incredibly elegant Dan...congratulations!

2/24/2006 3:48:06 PM

 
Goshka G.
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BIG congrats on this very beautiful floral winner, Dan!!

2/25/2006 12:45:00 PM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Dan congradulations on your beautiful floral winner. Awesome job. Kerby

2/25/2006 12:48:28 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congratulations on your 2nd place winner Dan!!

2/25/2006 12:53:08 PM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Congrats on your 2nd place win, Dan!

2/25/2006 12:54:33 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Big congratulations on your 2nd place win, Dan!!! WTG!!!

2/25/2006 1:14:36 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on your 2nd place win Dan!!!!

2/25/2006 1:22:31 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations, Dan!!!

2/25/2006 1:38:52 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Very dramatic presentation of this rose, Dan - congratulations!

2/25/2006 1:40:52 PM

 
Susana Heide
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Congratulations Dan! Simple yet very beautiful!

2/25/2006 1:44:05 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Dan on this awesome second place win.

2/25/2006 2:22:48 PM

 
Michael Robichaud
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Perfect composition and presention, great colors and detail. Congrats on your 2nd place winner.

2/25/2006 2:41:46 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your win Dan. This is so beautiful!

2/25/2006 2:46:56 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Love those wonderful colors and details ! Big congrats on your beautiful winner Dan :O)

2/25/2006 2:53:40 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Dan, on your Second Place Winner ... absolutely beautifully done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

2/25/2006 3:36:02 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congratulations Dan!

2/25/2006 3:57:56 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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Congratulations, Dan!

2/25/2006 4:14:02 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Hearty congratulations on this beautiful winner, Dan!!!!
-Debby

2/25/2006 4:31:23 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this very beautiful winner, Dan!!

2/25/2006 4:35:16 PM

 
Steven Gunnerson
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Congratulations Dan!!!

2/25/2006 4:37:44 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Big congrats on this awesome winning image!

2/25/2006 4:46:50 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Many Congratulations on your well deserved Win, Dan!!

2/25/2006 5:10:02 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Dan! Fantastic!

2/25/2006 5:19:15 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Lovely image and great win!!! Congratulations!

2/25/2006 5:31:17 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Congratulations, Dan
Very well done

Bill

2/25/2006 6:28:13 PM

 
Paul Michko
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Big congratulations on your fantastic win, Dan.

2/25/2006 6:40:06 PM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Another awesome win, Dan...congratulations! :0)

2/25/2006 7:01:39 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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CONGRATS on a well deserved beauty, Dan!

2/25/2006 7:10:08 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Way to go, Dan! CONGRATULATIONS on this most BEAUTIFUL image! BRAVO!!!!!!!

2/25/2006 7:50:37 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved win, Dan!

2/25/2006 8:05:05 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Well deserved win...Congrats :)

2/25/2006 8:12:48 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding winning image, congratulations!!! I am very happy for you Dan!

2/25/2006 8:16:55 PM

 
Chris Macer

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Amazing work, Dan!! Congrats on the win! Well deserved in every respect :)

2/25/2006 8:23:13 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Well deserved win, Dan...congratulations!!!

2/25/2006 9:30:13 PM

 
Sergio La Spina
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Wowww congratulation Dan!!

2/26/2006 12:48:39 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Big congrats on your win, Dan!

2/26/2006 3:11:21 AM

 
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Congratulations on your winning image, Dan!!

2/26/2006 6:43:06 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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A perfect New Year shot Dan ~ many congrats on your win!

2/26/2006 6:48:38 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on this outstanding winner Dan!

2/26/2006 6:50:12 AM

 
Kristian L. Stricklin
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Wonderful, winning image!!

2/26/2006 6:59:44 AM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Congrats Dan!! Beautiful image!

2/26/2006 7:01:48 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Congratulations Dan - this is just so gorgeous!

2/26/2006 9:16:39 AM

 
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Congrats on your super image and win Dan!!

2/26/2006 11:24:44 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations on your win Dan with this stunning image!! Just beautiful!

2/26/2006 3:16:24 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on this beautiful win, Dan!!

2/26/2006 4:38:35 PM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Congratulations Dan !! This is fabulous !

2/26/2006 9:39:46 PM

 
Margaret Sikora
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Congratulations Dan on your 2nd place for a 1st class photo.

2/27/2006 1:22:54 AM

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

2/27/2006 3:27:44 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this colorful winner, Dan!

2/27/2006 5:09:00 AM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Congrats on this beautiful winner, Dan!

2/28/2006 4:41:20 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats to you, Dan!

2/28/2006 1:09:24 PM

 
Hurk (Steve) Hurkett
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Beautiful composition, Dan .... Love that nice deep red! Congrats on your win ...

Steve Hurkett

1/18/2007 1:59:53 PM

 
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