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Boating Magic
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Boating Magic
Boating Magic
*PHOTO OF THE DAY #558- 3/23/2006*

*Digital Darkroom*
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  Boating Magic - Original JPEG
Boating Magic - Original JPEG
For comparison only!!
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    For comparison, here is the original JPEG.

2/3/2006 2:17:24 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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I love what you did with this in the digital darkroom, Donna! The original image is pretty darn nice, too!!

2/3/2006 2:20:55 PM

 
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Lovely reflections in your sailboat image. Both images are nice. Kerby

2/3/2006 3:05:32 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Super job Donna. I can see this on Fathers day cards.

2/3/2006 4:21:58 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Terrific image!

2/3/2006 4:55:17 PM

 
Mary  E. McCabe
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Donna this is fantastic! :p

2/3/2006 7:13:30 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Ronald, Kerby, Darren, Tammy and Mary!!! Your comments are much appreciated!!!!

2/4/2006 12:07:06 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Ronald, Kerby, Darren, Tammy and Mary!!! Your comments are much appreciated!!!!

2/4/2006 12:08:39 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Wonderful work and image, Donna!!

2/4/2006 12:49:49 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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I love you effects here Donna!!.. Wonderful dancing lights..

2/5/2006 7:36:00 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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oooh..so beautiful...love the drama from the perspective and the FX are awesome Donna!...good work!

2/5/2006 9:48:33 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks so very much Jenny, Kara and Kristi!!!!

2/7/2006 11:52:58 AM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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So beautiful! Your effects and the cro make those look like full scale boats! Wonderful work!

da

2/12/2006 7:11:37 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks so much Dale Ann!!

2/19/2006 12:26:03 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats Donna :O)

3/22/2006 2:36:42 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Fantastic finalist, Donna! Wonderfully artistic! Congratulations!!!

3/22/2006 6:20:46 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Donna!!!

3/22/2006 8:37:38 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your finalist Donna. Beautiful DA work. Good luck with this in the next round!

3/22/2006 8:55:15 PM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Fantastic Finalist, Donna! good luck my friend!

da

3/22/2006 9:35:34 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Way to go, Donna! Congratulations on your Finalist and POTD! Beautiful work!!! BRAVO!!!!!

3/23/2006 12:11:00 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on yout POTD Donna ;O)

3/23/2006 1:24:22 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Dual congratulations on the finalist and the POTD
Way to go, Donna!

Bill

3/23/2006 2:17:45 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congratulatiosn Donna on a wonderful finalist & POTD!

3/23/2006 3:33:46 AM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Great work Donna!
Congrats on being a Finalist and POTD!

3/23/2006 3:50:09 AM

 
Joy Rector
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congrats on POTD

3/23/2006 3:50:09 AM

 
Cindy K. Bracken
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Great job, Donna! Congratulations on your POTD!
Cindy Bracken
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3/23/2006 4:04:44 AM

 
Donna Roberts
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Congrats Donna - seems too long since I have caught up with you and your wonderful gallery.
Best of luck in the next round!
:-) ddu

3/23/2006 4:05:50 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Such a fun image with a great feel. I love the slanted view and beautiful colour and effects. Congrats on a fine POTD Donna!!!

3/23/2006 4:09:52 AM

 
Lori Carlson
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Thanks so much for the comparison Donna! This is well thought out and beautifully executed!! I love boats. Congrats on all your recognition! :0)

3/23/2006 4:22:19 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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gorgeous potd! congrats!

3/23/2006 4:41:48 AM

 
Ed Heaton
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Nice work Donna! Congrats on POTD...

3/23/2006 5:18:27 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Big congrats on your POTD, Donna!

3/23/2006 5:37:36 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Hey, good buddy, congratulations on this fantastic POTD! You already know I love this one, Donna!

3/23/2006 5:44:01 AM

 
Stefan G
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Wonderful image! Congratulations!

3/23/2006 6:15:55 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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A finalist and a POTD Donna! A big congratulations to you!!!!! YEAH!!!!

3/23/2006 6:46:45 AM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Big congratulations on the finalist and POTD, Donna!!

3/23/2006 6:52:44 AM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Yahoo! congrats on this excellent POTD, Donna! You rock!

da

3/23/2006 7:00:29 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Donna, congratulations

3/23/2006 7:08:19 AM

 
Amy Jackson
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Congratulations on your finalist and POTD, Donna!!! Beautiful image and great effects!!

3/23/2006 7:32:17 AM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Beautiful image. Congrats on your finalist and POTD!!

3/23/2006 7:52:45 AM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL Finalist and POTD, Donna!!!
This image is just AWESOME!!!

3/23/2006 8:28:09 AM

 
Mary  Clarke
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Many congratulations on POTD Donna, and on Finalist as well - lovely image

3/23/2006 8:50:40 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist and POTD, Donna!!

3/23/2006 10:12:06 AM

 
Roger Fry
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Amazing! What a surprise! I was drawn by the soft effects of the Digital Darkroom picture. Never realised the original composition.

3/23/2006 10:50:14 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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My huge congrats, Donna!!!

3/23/2006 10:57:41 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Beautiful work, Donna - congratulations on your POTD and finalist!

3/23/2006 11:21:46 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Congratulations on the POTD, Donna! Great image and cool dr work.

3/23/2006 12:17:17 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Wow!!!! Thanks so very much!! I am honored to have been selected as potd!!! I am even more excited about having such a great group of supportive friends like all of you!!!! You have all made my day!! Thank you to BetterPhoto for such a great site to share my work and learn from others!!! Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

3/23/2006 1:29:53 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Outstanding...congratulations Donna! Well deserved!

3/23/2006 1:51:11 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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A wonderful well deserved finalist, Congratulations Donna

3/23/2006 3:44:26 PM

 
Donna R. Moratelli
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Congratulations Donna, Love the angle shapes and lovely mood!Wish that I were there!
Good goin' on this one!!

3/23/2006 5:03:13 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations, Donna!!! Good luck with this fantastic finalist!

3/23/2006 5:14:09 PM

 
Vicki Hunt
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I LOVE this! Congrats!

3/24/2006 1:22:19 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks again for all the wonderful comments, I really appreciate it very much!!!

3/24/2006 1:38:03 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Donna, congratulations on your finalist!!

3/25/2006 1:25:12 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats, Donna, great finalist!
-Debby

3/25/2006 4:22:43 PM

 
Lynn Crawford
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Congrats Donna, great job on this :)

3/25/2006 5:08:38 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Congrats Donna! I like what you did with this :-) Best of luck in the next round!

3/26/2006 11:14:02 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Ken, Debby, Lynn, Jill, and everyone of you for your great comments and congratulatory wishes!

3/27/2006 9:04:34 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on your Finalist Donna! Love your perspective and the effect...wonderful work as always!!!

3/28/2006 7:39:07 PM

 
Alex Karamanoa

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amazing great shot!

7/4/2006 10:53:53 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Kristi and Alex for your great compliments!

7/5/2006 1:45:44 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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I love the lighting and colors. Your perspective is awesome and so are the effects, Donna!

7/26/2006 3:49:06 AM

 
DiAnna F. Paulk
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Wow, Donna, I'm very jealous of all these POTD buttons! I've never seen so many on one site!

Love your treatment on this one.

Congratulations on all of them!

8/31/2007 3:37:23 AM

 
Michelle Alton
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You have an incredible gallery, Donna. I love almost every pic that I saw. It makes me REALLY appreciate your compliment.
Great editing on this one!
Michelle

11/9/2007 2:12:38 AM

 
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Thank you Bill, DiAnna and Michelle! You have left some very kind commemts and I truly appreciate it!!

Take care!!!

Donna

3/4/2008 6:52:47 PM

 
Steven E. Ray
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This is an outstanding work on this photo Donna. The rotation was a winning move for sure.

11/18/2008 3:20:22 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks Steven!

11/18/2008 3:42:20 PM

 
Nichelle Russell
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Donna, this is gorgeous!! I love the shimmer going across the water. I couldn't take my eyes off it.

1/11/2009 6:42:11 AM

 
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Thank you Nichelle!!

1/11/2009 9:49:46 AM

 
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