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Sway
Sway
Saplings sway amid golden grass...

© Deborah  Sandidge
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William C. Raco
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    Wow, very artistic, very beautiful
Love the color and light!
So very well done, Deborah!

Bill

1/2/2006 6:59:19 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Deborah, your picture and title are hypnotising. Must...break....away. Great job, as usual.

1/2/2006 7:03:14 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Cyn D. Valentine
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Thank you for your kind comments, Bill, Ken and Cyn!

1/2/2006 7:38:01 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful colors!

1/2/2006 7:40:54 PM

 
Bishop Bastien
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Deborah -- You really have a way of capturing these abstract shots...just fantastic...great colors!

Best regards -- Bishop


1/2/2006 9:52:49 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Another great camera effect you display.Deborah. I tried but without much success.

1/2/2006 10:01:47 PM

 
Jill Odice
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You have such a creative mind Deborah! I love this whole series so far! I see some winners here!

1/2/2006 10:58:15 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Very powerful image, Deb! Excellent work!!!

1/2/2006 11:58:12 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Beautiful work Deb ~ awesome series!

1/3/2006 1:25:49 AM

 
Nina Shields
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Deborah, the sense of motion that you create with this fascinating technique is amazing; wonderful concept, executed masterfully!

1/3/2006 2:56:03 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Great work and image, Deborah!

1/3/2006 3:25:17 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Splendid work again, Deborah!! Love the series!!

1/3/2006 4:25:53 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Teriffic in camera effects, Deb!!!

1/3/2006 7:17:51 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Surely in the winning category, Deborah!! Really masterful work!!

1/3/2006 10:13:14 AM

 
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Nice abstract and love the golden hues and light tans. strong vertical lines

1/3/2006 12:26:40 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Gorgeous image, Deborah!!!

1/3/2006 5:14:50 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Very beautiful Deborah...perfect lines and effects!!!

1/3/2006 9:25:21 PM

 
Cora Miller
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You've got this technique nailed, Deb! The warmth of the colors is so inviting and entices you to want to sway along!

1/3/2006 10:55:11 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much for your thoughtful and generous comments, very much appreciated!!

1/4/2006 8:06:34 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Very nice, Deborah!!

1/4/2006 8:21:35 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Such depth and rich colors in this gorgeous capture, Deb! Truly a superb abstract!

1/4/2006 8:34:48 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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terrific

1/4/2006 10:13:02 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Another gorgeous image Deborah!!!!

1/5/2006 11:19:55 AM

 
Wayne T. Fisk
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Way to go,Deb! Another winner!
Wayne

1/5/2006 2:48:55 PM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Fantastic color and lighting on this.

1/6/2006 5:29:14 AM

 
Nicole Kessel

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Outstanding capture, Deborah!!

1/7/2006 5:52:54 PM

 
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Thank you very much for your kind remarks about this image!! ~ Deb

1/7/2006 7:21:52 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Wonderful wonderful image Deb!!! Many congratulations on this finalist!!!

2/21/2006 2:44:42 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Way to go, Deb, you're certainly pulling in the "finalists" this month! Congratulations!!!!

2/21/2006 2:50:54 AM

 
Graeme Chow
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This is fantastic image in the final., Deb.

2/21/2006 4:34:36 AM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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Love the color and effects! Congratulations!

2/21/2006 4:40:42 AM

 
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Congratulations on your fantastic finalist Deb!!

2/21/2006 7:19:03 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Deborah!!

2/21/2006 9:47:31 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist, Deborah!
Much Aloha,
Stan

2/21/2006 10:33:48 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!

2/21/2006 10:55:24 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you very much for your kind words and thoughtful congrats!! ~ Deb

2/21/2006 2:58:29 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Exquisite art piece, well deserving of this finalist honor! CONGRATS!

2/21/2006 5:31:52 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats :)

2/21/2006 6:52:00 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations again, Deb, on this stunning finalist!

2/21/2006 7:05:28 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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WOW ... I love the way this looks Deborah! Congratulations on your finalist!

2/21/2006 8:56:26 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Lost count so many. Congratulation on finalist, Deborah and sweet dreams tonight.

2/22/2006 9:39:55 AM

 
SaMi Martin
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Just beautiful...Congratulations!

2/22/2006 1:10:09 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Fabulous abstract!!!
Many congrats, #5, Deb!!!

2/22/2006 2:32:58 PM

 
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Very beautiful. Warm, rich colors and very nice definition of the trees while remaining abstract.

2/22/2006 5:53:50 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you very much for your generous comments on this image, Judges!

2/22/2006 6:17:32 PM

 
Cora Miller
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Another fine example of the refined elegance you create in all of your images, Deb! Congratulations!

2/22/2006 10:55:37 PM

 
bob cornelison
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This came out beautiful!
Congrats on this finalist!
~:O)

2/23/2006 11:44:31 AM

 
Katherine Kuhn
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Wonderful in-camera movement shot & what light! Congrats on your finalist! Good luck going forward!

2/25/2006 11:25:43 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Big congrats on your 2nd, second place this month Deborah! Terrific!

2/25/2006 12:46:01 PM

 
Barbara Helgason
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Congratulations on this well deserved win Deborah!

2/25/2006 12:51:07 PM

 
Robert K. Bemus
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Congratulations, Deborah!!

2/25/2006 12:51:24 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Big congratulations on your 2nd place win, Deborah!!! WTG!!! (I love these shots)!

2/25/2006 1:17:02 PM

 
Goshka G.
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BIG congrats on your win, Deborah!!

2/25/2006 1:17:55 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations Deborah!!!!!! WTG!!!!

2/25/2006 1:26:08 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Deborah, congratulations. Beautiful picture.

2/25/2006 1:37:06 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you very much for your thoughtful congrats! I'm very excited to have this image be among the winners - thank you BetterPhoto!!

2/25/2006 1:59:45 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Deb, this is just awesome! A well deserved second place winner.

2/25/2006 2:25:12 PM

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

2/25/2006 2:51:04 PM

 
bob cornelison
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Glad to see this win!
Congrats!
~:O)

2/25/2006 3:12:08 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Deborah, on your Second Place Win ... Very, very nice!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

2/25/2006 3:42:53 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations on this amazing and very beautiful win, Deb!
-Debby

2/25/2006 4:36:24 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Deborah!!

2/25/2006 4:39:28 PM

 
Steven Gunnerson
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Congratulations Deborah!!!

2/25/2006 4:40:54 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Deb, congratulations on this superb win!! Two, count 'em, two!!!

2/25/2006 5:28:26 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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I love the color on this! Congratulations!

2/25/2006 5:32:41 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Deserved win on this one, Deborah.

2/25/2006 6:33:41 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Excellent work, Deborah
Congratulations

Bill

2/25/2006 6:38:41 PM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Gorgeous win, Deborah...Congratulations! :0)

2/25/2006 7:07:20 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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This doesn't come as a surprise, Deb! CONGRATS on a well deserved beauty!

2/25/2006 7:11:11 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congratulations on your Win :)

2/25/2006 8:06:28 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Way to go, Deb! CONGRATULATIONS on your WIN!!!!!!!

2/25/2006 8:09:06 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congratulations on this splendid winner, Deb!!!!

2/25/2006 9:23:39 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on this fantastic winner Deborah!!!!

2/25/2006 11:19:01 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Big congrats on your win, Deborah!

2/26/2006 1:17:13 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on this fabulous win, Deborah!

2/26/2006 4:57:27 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on this outstanding winner Deborah

2/26/2006 7:16:53 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Wonderful shot, congratulations on your win Deborah!

2/26/2006 9:22:10 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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I truly appreciate each of your kind and thoughtful comments and congrats on this image, thanks so much!! ~ Deb

2/26/2006 11:02:11 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Congratulations on this fantastic winner,Deborah!!!!

2/26/2006 11:29:17 AM

 
Stefan G
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Congratulations on your win, Deborah!

2/26/2006 11:39:39 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Absolutely stunning! A well deserved winner!

2/26/2006 12:46:47 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much Hendrik, Stefan and Jessica, I appreciate your kind congrats! ~ Deb

2/26/2006 6:45:35 PM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Congratulations on your win Deb. Fabulous abstract!!

2/27/2006 10:28:27 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thanks so much, Guy!

2/27/2006 11:28:19 AM

 
Paula Showen
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Hey Deborah...congratulations!! This is awesome!

2/27/2006 9:22:24 PM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Gorgeous!
Congratulations, Deborah.

2/28/2006 4:44:27 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulation on your second place win, Deborah with this awesome creation and work.

2/28/2006 7:04:43 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats to you, Deb!

2/28/2006 1:22:32 PM

 
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Ooooh Ahhhh! This is perfect, Deb. Congratulations - this deserves all the praise you're getting.

2/28/2006 5:51:38 PM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Thank you Paula, Cathy, Emile and Kathleen for your very thoughtful congrats!
Thanks so much Jim for taking the time to comment, I appreciate your kind words! ~ Deb

2/28/2006 7:27:56 PM

 
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Greetings Deb!! What can I say that hasn't already been said? A big and well deserved congrats!! So lovely!

3/21/2006 5:21:08 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Did you do anything to this in PS? I have had some fun working with in camera shots!
Beautiful!

10/6/2006 4:11:22 PM

 
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Thank you Dolores (belated!) and Linda! Hi Linda, just simple camera movement, easy to do! ~ Deb

10/6/2006 6:41:23 PM

 
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