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Waiting Tables
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Waiting Tables
Waiting Tables
A table sits patiently as the early morning sun cast shadows our way.

Shot raw with available light.

© Paul Michko
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Alan L. Borror
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    AWESOME, Paul!!! Great composition and lighting. A winner.

1/13/2006 2:30:39 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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very nice...

1/13/2006 2:56:20 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Cool shot, Paul! Love the long shadows!

1/13/2006 2:56:38 AM

 
Janet L. Skinner
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EXCELLENT!! Love the long shadows and the light on the chairs. Wonderful eye, Paul!!

1/13/2006 3:12:05 AM

 
Mata Patan
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Nice composition!
Very interesting perspective!

1/13/2006 3:23:42 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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FANTASTIC!!!

1/13/2006 3:39:41 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Love the play on shadows Paul!

1/13/2006 3:49:01 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Very nice light, shadow and texture in the carpet


Bill

1/13/2006 3:58:17 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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WOnderful shadow play shot and I LOVE your very clever title!

1/13/2006 3:59:27 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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Super shot, Paul!

1/13/2006 4:10:19 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Terrific image Paul!

1/13/2006 4:16:53 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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FANTASTIC, JUST FANTASTIC Paul! Love the long shadows here. I have to say that you are doing some INCREDIBLE things with light lately! It's soooo good! ;-)

1/13/2006 4:25:35 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Great shadow play Paul! Wonderful shot!

1/13/2006 4:36:56 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Great composition and capture of light and shadows, Paul!

1/13/2006 4:47:48 AM

 
Karen E. Michaels
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What a wonderful play on words and chairs & tables. Great humor! Peace, karen

1/13/2006 4:57:28 AM

 
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Wonderful lighting and great shadow play Paul!!!

1/13/2006 5:06:18 AM

 
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Wonderful shot and entertaining title (as always!)

1/13/2006 5:11:22 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Wonderful shot Paul. :o)

1/13/2006 5:39:23 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Nice image...love the shadows!!

1/13/2006 5:59:58 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Great shadows...just waiting for someone to sit down!

1/13/2006 6:13:00 AM

 
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Good eye and shot Paul! Love those loooong shadows!!

1/13/2006 7:28:30 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Great find and shot, Paul!

1/13/2006 8:15:52 AM

 
Joy Rector
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great composition and great eye

1/13/2006 8:16:58 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Great shadows and composition, Paul!

1/13/2006 8:53:01 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Sunshine and shadows - great combo, Paul. Super image.

1/13/2006 9:14:00 AM

 
Sergio La Spina
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Great shot Paul!! fantastic play for light and shadows wowwwww !!

1/13/2006 9:20:55 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Wonderful study of light and shadow! Great shot!

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1/13/2006 9:31:38 AM

 
Kathryn Love
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so nice of the table to wait for you!

great capture of the shadows too!

1/13/2006 9:42:29 AM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Paul, fantastic image. Wonderful lighting and shadow.

1/13/2006 9:55:02 AM

 
Stephanie A. Laird
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This is awesome Paul!

1/13/2006 10:25:01 AM

 
Lisa D. Greer
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Great image Paul! Wonderful compostion! :)

1/13/2006 12:15:26 PM

 
Daniel Diaz
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Very cool shadow play my friend!!

1/13/2006 12:34:40 PM

 
Stan Lubach
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Wonderful perspective, Paul. The big shadow in the back makes it look like the chairs are floating in mid-air. Neat effect.

1/13/2006 2:41:53 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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GREAT eye and Very cool image

1/13/2006 3:49:34 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Great find Paul! Love those shadows!

1/13/2006 4:55:08 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Great eye, Paul, this is awesome!

1/13/2006 5:39:35 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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i LOVE shadow shots! This is awesome!

1/13/2006 5:49:38 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Fabulous shadow play and love the title!!!!

1/13/2006 6:58:28 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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wonderful lighting and shadows

1/13/2006 7:04:17 PM

 
Paul Michko
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Thanks so very much, Everyone.

1/13/2006 7:22:20 PM

 
Donna Roberts
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Congrats Paul - this is a wonderful image.
Perfectly captured and presented.
Simple but SO effective.
:-) ddu

1/14/2006 11:02:56 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Wow.... Great eye, Paul! Wonderful light and shadows! Superp composition!

1/15/2006 4:51:52 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Paul!!

2/21/2006 1:48:13 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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CONGRATS ON YOUR FINALIST for a well deserved image, Paul!

2/21/2006 1:50:32 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Paul!!!

2/21/2006 1:57:28 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Thanks so very much, Everyone.

2/21/2006 2:34:47 AM

 
Mary L. Graham
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Congrats Paul!! =)

2/21/2006 3:59:40 AM

 
Souha Dooly
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Congratulations on your wonderful Finalists!!!!

2/21/2006 4:33:18 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Congratulations, Paul. :o)

2/21/2006 6:08:13 AM

 
Roger Bernabo
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Congratulations Paul!

2/21/2006 6:54:17 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Paul!! :)

2/21/2006 7:56:57 AM

 
Stan Lubach
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Congrats, Paul! It didn't take long for our new office to become famous.

2/21/2006 8:28:07 AM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Congratulation, Paul!!
kk

2/21/2006 3:14:50 PM

 
Paul Michko
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Thanks so much, guys.

2/21/2006 3:36:04 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats, Paul!

2/21/2006 3:44:16 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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This is wonderful Paul.. Congratulations and best of luck to you!!

2/21/2006 3:52:07 PM

 
Vicki Hunt
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Congrats on this awesome finalist!

2/21/2006 4:16:15 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Paul...CONGRATULATIONS!

2/21/2006 7:11:33 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Paul! Good luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

2/21/2006 10:22:15 PM

 
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Good seeing on this one.

2/21/2006 10:51:28 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Awesome perspective, Paul, very well taken! Congratulations on your finalist!!!!!!

2/21/2006 11:03:32 PM

 
Alison Greenwood
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Congratulations on your finalist Paul! Good luck!

2/22/2006 1:59:21 AM

 
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Very clean, classic lines.

2/22/2006 2:20:16 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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WOW!!!! I can see a winner here, Paul!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

2/22/2006 5:53:05 AM

 
Susana Heide
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What a beautiful composition! Great play with light and shadow! CONGRATS!!

2/22/2006 7:14:32 AM

 
Barbara Helgason
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist. Great find, great eye and a great title! Good luck in the next round!

2/22/2006 7:28:22 AM

 
Dorothy R. Neumann
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Very cool image, Paul. Congratulations on your finalist!

2/22/2006 3:37:40 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats on your Finalist :)

2/23/2006 3:25:57 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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WHOO HOO PAUL!!!!!!!! A HUGE CONGRATS TO YOU!!!!!!!

2/24/2006 3:55:00 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congrats Paul!!!!!!!!!

2/24/2006 9:03:44 PM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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congrats on your 2nd place winner, Paul!

2/25/2006 12:43:03 PM

 
Barbara Helgason
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Congratulations on this well deserved win Paul!

2/25/2006 12:48:03 PM

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

2/25/2006 1:11:59 PM

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

2/25/2006 1:16:01 PM

 
Rob Bishop
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Congratulations on the second place award, Paul! Well deserved.

2/25/2006 1:19:24 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Terrific for you Paul! congrats on your 2nd place win!!

2/25/2006 1:31:14 PM

 
Susana Heide
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CONGRATULATIONS again and this time for snagging the gold with a fine image Paul!!

2/25/2006 1:34:18 PM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Congrats on this awesome winner, Paul!

2/25/2006 1:39:59 PM

 
Karen Bacon
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Way to go Paul!A big congratulations on this winner!!!!!!

2/25/2006 1:59:43 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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congrats...wtg

2/25/2006 2:09:21 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Paul, this is a fantastic winner

2/25/2006 2:18:37 PM

 
Stan Lubach
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Congrats, Paul!

2/25/2006 2:24:58 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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Whooooooooo Hoooooooooo!!! Awesome Win Paul!!!!

2/25/2006 2:35:30 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Paul, on your Second Place Winner ... Very nicely done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

2/25/2006 3:29:23 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this superb winner, Paul!!

2/25/2006 4:27:07 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations on this terrific winner, Paul!!!!
-Debby

2/25/2006 4:46:45 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Way to go, Paul! CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Second Place WIN!!!!!

2/25/2006 4:54:10 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Big Congratulations on this well deserving Win, Paul!! Wow!!

2/25/2006 5:01:17 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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SUPER image! Congratulations!

2/25/2006 5:28:07 PM

 
Dr Silly
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Congratulations on your win Paul. :o)

2/25/2006 5:30:27 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Awesome win, Paul! CONGRATS!

2/25/2006 6:27:41 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Congratulations on this fine photo and win
Well done, Paul

Bill

2/25/2006 6:31:09 PM

 
Paul Michko
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Thanks to everyone once again.

2/25/2006 6:46:59 PM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Wonderful win, Paul...congrats to you! :0)

2/25/2006 6:52:21 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding winning image, congratulations!!! Great lighting and comp, love the originality!!

2/25/2006 7:39:19 PM

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

2/25/2006 7:59:36 PM

 
Chris Macer

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Amazing work, Paul!! Huge congrats on your win! :)

2/25/2006 8:16:45 PM

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

2/25/2006 8:31:49 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Go Paul... Go Paul... Look at you!! This is outstanding.. And looks really great with the color GOLD.... Congratulations my friend...

2/25/2006 9:13:12 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Terrific image, Paul...congratulations on this winner!!!

2/25/2006 9:38:50 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congrats again Paul!!!!!!!!!!!

2/25/2006 11:14:00 PM

 
Sergio La Spina
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Congratulatio Paul!!!for fantastic winner shot!!!!

2/26/2006 12:45:14 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Big congrats on your win, Paul!

2/26/2006 1:04:49 AM

 
Vicki Hunt
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Way to go!!! Congrats!

2/26/2006 4:02:17 AM

 
Eric  Schneider
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Good for you! Congrats on this fine shot. Simplicity and great composure worked very well on this shot. CONGRATS again
ERic

2/26/2006 4:32:41 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Great eye and great image. Congratulations, Paul

2/26/2006 5:41:27 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Woo Hoo Paul!!!
Congratulations on this outstanding winner

2/26/2006 6:09:39 AM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Well deserved win Paul!

2/26/2006 6:55:42 AM

 
Janet L. Skinner
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Congratulations, Paul!!! This is just an excellent piece!!!

2/26/2006 7:48:59 AM

 
KV Day
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Congrats Paul!

2/26/2006 9:27:23 AM

 
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Congrats on your super image and win Paul!!

2/26/2006 11:19:38 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Paul! :D

2/26/2006 4:32:08 PM

 
Carly Piersol
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Paul...I'm not sure you have enough comments...haha! Congratulations on your second place!!

2/26/2006 7:19:12 PM

 
Daniel Diaz
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Way to go Paul, Huge Congrats!!!

2/27/2006 2:27:15 AM

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

2/27/2006 3:35:11 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this well-seen winner, Paul!

2/27/2006 5:02:39 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Thank you all for the kind words and support!!!

2/27/2006 4:54:45 PM

 
Stefan G
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Congratulations, Paul! Interesting and unusual work!

2/27/2006 7:14:40 PM

 
Cathy Gregor
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Congratulations on this awesome winner, Paul!

2/28/2006 4:39:09 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Yea for you, Paul! Congrats!! :)

2/28/2006 12:59:14 PM

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

Cathy :)

3/24/2006 2:20:40 PM

 
ronda chatelle
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Very Cool AWESOME image Paul! I just saw this on the winners home page and it took my breath away! OUTSTANDING! Congratulations!!!

8/25/2007 12:47:35 PM

 
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