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Packed Up and Ready to Go Photo Contest Finalist
Packed Up and Ready to Go
Packed Up and Ready to Go
© Michael S. Swaffar
Minolta Maxxum 7D ...
Cyn D Valentine
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    That's a beautiful shot! I like everything about it!

1/6/2006 2:29:41 PM

Lorri Shank
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I love everything about it, too. It looks highly professional!

1/6/2006 4:27:47 PM

Wende Trew
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Fantastic portrait!!! Nicely done!

1/6/2006 4:40:02 PM

Donna Dunbar
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Wow , fantastic portrait !!!!!!!!!

1/6/2006 4:57:49 PM

Jennifer Sinclair

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This is excellent... really well done. The black and white tones are just right. I love the composition

1/6/2006 11:46:16 PM

Brianne Norgaard
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Love it

1/7/2006 11:35:26 AM

Teresa Lee
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BIG CONGRATULATIONS, Michael!! So glad to see this here!!

2/21/2006 5:36:38 AM

Kara Hendricks
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Michael.. I have to say this may be my favorite shot in the finalist round.. A playful pose.. Wonderful tones.. Fantastic composition.. All yield themselves to a winning shot.. Here's hoping..
You have a great gallery.. And creative style.. I am impressed..

2/21/2006 7:31:47 PM

Tiffani S. LaNeave
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Very nice image! Not a shocker coming from you though!!! Congrats!

2/21/2006 9:05:09 PM

Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations, Michael! Your portraits are always a treat to look at!

2/22/2006 3:03:23 PM

ronda chatelle
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Excellent Composition! Beautiful Portrait Michael..Congratulations on POTD! Very well deserved.

2/25/2006 12:11:12 AM

Nige Nicholas
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great title , superb image .

2/25/2006 1:36:04 AM

Leanne M.E. Boyd
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This is so cute, exquist Michael! Congratulations on your POTD and finalsist!

2/25/2006 1:50:53 AM

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Big congrats Michael, beautifully done !

2/25/2006 3:19:56 AM

Vicki Hunt
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Congratulations on this wonderful POTD!

2/25/2006 4:10:59 AM

Candice C. Calhoun
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congratulations, great POTD!


2/25/2006 4:35:51 AM

Joe Ciccone
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great shot....most black & whites just don't 'make it' for me...but this one makes you want to go out and shoot some
today...congrats on the POTD...cheers

2/25/2006 4:39:15 AM

Laura Clay-Ballard
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congrats on this awesome potd!

2/25/2006 4:50:02 AM

Michelle R. Kovach
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Congrats on a wonderful finalist & a great POTD!

2/25/2006 5:23:04 AM

Joy Rector
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congrats on POTD

2/25/2006 5:41:02 AM

Evy Johansen
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WOW... this is really a beautiful image, Michael!!! Big congrats on your finalist and on your well deserved POTD!!

2/25/2006 6:00:13 AM

Katleen R. Struckle
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Exquist portrait!! Congrats on POTD!!

2/25/2006 6:03:56 AM

Gunther Allen
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Double Congrats on your POTD and being picked as a finalist Michael. Great pose and composition!!!

2/25/2006 7:43:29 AM

Sharrie Thomas
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I really like this. The polka dot dress looks great in black and white. I don't normally like black and white too much, but this one I do like a lot.

2/25/2006 7:47:38 AM

Mary N C. Taitt
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Nicely done, great BW, congratulations on your POTD and finalst! Good work Michael! Mary :-)

2/25/2006 8:00:05 AM

Tracy Reehal
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This is gorgeous. Wonderful b&w work. Congrats on your potd!

2/25/2006 8:54:14 AM

Brenda A. Ferns
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Wonderful portrait this has a very dreamy feel.

2/25/2006 11:14:52 AM

Melissa Cozis

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Classic and stunning! Great work!

2/25/2006 11:22:31 AM

Mary  Clarke
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Many congratulations on POTD Michael, super portrait

2/25/2006 12:33:05 PM

Wendy Stevenson
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A belated congrats on a superb POTD - love the feel of this Michael!!! Pro work for sure!!

2/26/2006 6:31:17 AM

Bill Wyatt
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Wonderful Portrait, congrats on POTD

2/26/2006 9:19:21 AM

Lisa M. Austin
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well done!!! this is just fantastic...the lighting, the wonder it's a POTD!! Congrats!

2/26/2006 1:12:40 PM

Martin J. Preslar
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Congrats on the great POTD and Finalist! This is a wonderful portrait! :)

2/26/2006 7:28:58 PM


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I love the composition of this photo. A wonderful portrait.

2/27/2006 9:07:48 AM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding work, a double congratulations!

2/27/2006 9:10:50 AM

Joyce ONeil
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Great portrait!

4/14/2006 1:49:08 PM

Joyce ONeil
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Great portrait!

4/14/2006 1:49:11 PM

Roxana Kat 2
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Your gallery is amazing! I like your photos very much! Congratulations!

4/17/2006 12:01:32 PM

Jen Lowrey
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Wonderful portrait.!! Congrats to you and the model both!!! Jen

4/21/2006 10:07:00 AM

Brandie R. Ashburn

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this photograph is beautiful... I love everything about it. amazing!

4/2/2007 4:19:07 PM

Jim Golder
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nice shot there...classic in every way.

8/8/2007 5:49:51 AM

Tony P. Bernhoffer
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She makes me think of Stevie Nicks-ROCK A LITTLE!

12/1/2007 3:15:54 PM

Jane E. Kirn
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Your photos are simply fabalous. Well done and classy...

2/23/2008 4:56:45 PM

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