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Rainy Day Infrared

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Rainy Day Infrared
Rainy Day Infrared
Hoya IR72 lens filter.
Desaturated and contrast brightness adjustment

© William C. Raco
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Jeff W. Robinson
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    Fantastic IR work Bill! Jeff


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3/2/2006 3:55:24 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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You ARE the master of IR Bill...this one is sooooo gorgeous! Love the trees, the winding road and the long and curved fence!!


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3/2/2006 4:05:06 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Love Cindy's comment!!! She is sooo correct!!!


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3/2/2006 4:08:16 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Stunning as always Bill, Cindy has it right you are the master of this process!


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3/2/2006 4:11:26 AM

 
Melissa A. Mannon
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I love the look of the trees in this one!


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3/2/2006 4:24:28 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Love it!!! Good job! I'm still waiting for leaves so I can start using my IR filter.


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3/2/2006 4:24:36 AM

 
Vicki Hunt
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Love the composition on this one and as usual, I love the IR.


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3/2/2006 4:24:41 AM

 
Paul Michko
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I love your IR work, Bill. And with a bonus fenceline as well. A true culmination of your incredible photographic talent.


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3/2/2006 4:40:02 AM

 
Roger Bernabo
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OUTstanding Bill!


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3/2/2006 4:48:21 AM

 
Joy Rector
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excellent


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3/2/2006 4:49:15 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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I love when I get to add a new IR to the top of my favs list. Awesome awesome image Bill.


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3/2/2006 4:59:11 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Just beautiful...the master!!!!


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3/2/2006 5:00:03 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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I love your IR shots...!


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3/2/2006 5:04:43 AM

 
Judith G. Secco
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Just awesome!!!


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3/2/2006 5:37:59 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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So beautiful, Bill!!


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3/2/2006 5:39:55 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful Bill!!!!!!!!


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3/2/2006 5:40:43 AM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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A real beauty, Bill!!<:)) And we're getting freezing rain!<:((


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3/2/2006 6:08:17 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Great composition, Bill! Enhanced nicely by the IR filter.


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3/2/2006 7:02:33 AM

 
Janet L. Skinner
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Gorgeous!!
The IR work is perfection
Awesome composition, Bill!!


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3/2/2006 7:03:47 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Nicely done Bill!


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3/2/2006 7:32:48 AM

 
Valarie Paris
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Beautiful! At first glance I thought it was snow on those trees. Great job.


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3/2/2006 10:02:45 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Beautiful work Bill!!!! Lovely to view!


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3/2/2006 1:00:33 PM

 
Deb Holmes
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I agree with Cindy! Stunning work Bill!


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3/2/2006 1:20:11 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Cindy said it all. :)


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3/2/2006 4:38:10 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Gorgeous IR image as usual! Very beautiful!


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3/2/2006 4:41:40 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Lovely, Bill!


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3/2/2006 5:19:50 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you all for the kind words!

Bill


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3/2/2006 7:02:29 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Wow... another beautiful IR, Bill!


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3/2/2006 8:07:08 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Very cool IR shot, Bill, love that fenceline!

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3/2/2006 10:44:57 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Very nice..love this B&W!


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3/3/2006 1:37:07 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Many thanks Evy, Candice and Shelly!

Bill


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3/3/2006 7:30:24 PM

 
Michelle M. Peters
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Congrats on finalist....AGAIN! I love all your IR shots and this one deserves recognition from the judges!


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4/25/2006 1:53:16 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS, Bill, on this IR beauty! Good luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan


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4/25/2006 2:02:30 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Very cool!!!!!!!! Congratulations on your finalist win and good luck in the next round!!


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4/25/2006 6:18:52 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations again Bill!!!! Wonderful work!


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4/25/2006 7:23:55 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Very cool indeed, Bill!!! Congratulations!!!


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4/25/2006 8:25:53 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations once again, Bill!! Super!!


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4/26/2006 3:27:55 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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I love you IF fences Bill !! Hope this one wins :O) Good luck for the next round .O)


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4/26/2006 1:00:59 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congratulations on this VERY beautiful finalist, Bill!


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4/26/2006 5:51:22 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Congratulations are in order for this beautiful finalist, Bill!<:))


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4/26/2006 11:03:04 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson  

Congratulations on ALL your beautiful finalist awards, Bill! Nice work!


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4/27/2006 6:58:37 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your win Bill :O) I'm sooo happy to see yours maked it :O)


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4/28/2006 2:40:23 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congratulations, Bill on this excellent winner!!!!


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4/28/2006 2:52:02 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Breathtaking WINNER, Bill! CONGRATS!


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4/28/2006 2:52:56 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Congrats to you Bill!!! Wonderful image!!


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4/28/2006 3:06:19 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Many congratulations Bill, wonderful winner!


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4/28/2006 3:15:56 PM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Congratulations Bill!!!!! Well deserved!!!!


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4/28/2006 3:33:59 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Wonderful winner, Bill. I am happy for you!!!
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4/28/2006 3:36:13 PM

 

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Congratulations on your win Bill!


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4/28/2006 3:38:42 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson  

BIG CONGRATULATIONS, Bill!


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4/28/2006 3:54:04 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats on your win, Bill!!


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4/28/2006 4:10:45 PM

 
Deb Holmes
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Way to go Bill, a big congratulations to you!


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4/28/2006 4:21:01 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your terrific image and win Bill!!


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4/28/2006 4:55:42 PM

 
Goshka G.
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Congratulations on this excellent win, Bill!


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4/28/2006 5:40:11 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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WOW....soooo happy for you Bill!!!! congratualtions!


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4/28/2006 5:51:20 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on your wonderful win Bill!!!!


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4/28/2006 6:00:43 PM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulations, Bill, on your win for this beautifully processed image!


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4/28/2006 6:20:21 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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So great to see your IR image here, Bill!
Congratulations on your fabulous win!!!


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4/28/2006 6:30:43 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful Bill, congrats on your win!!!


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4/28/2006 6:46:13 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations.....such a beauty!


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4/28/2006 6:46:41 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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So well deserved! Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Bill!


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4/28/2006 6:50:02 PM

 
Melissa A. Mannon
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congratulations Bill!


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4/28/2006 6:53:31 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Wonderful win, Bill!
CONGRATULATIONS!


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4/28/2006 7:02:32 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your WIN Bill! I love your IR images ... they are beautiful!


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4/28/2006 7:45:24 PM

 
Paula Showen
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AWESOME IMAGE BILL!!!! Congratulations!!!


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4/28/2006 11:11:47 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS once again, Bill!!
Much Aloha,
Stan


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4/29/2006 12:59:05 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Missed this one, Bill. Beautiful composition! Congratulations on your winning photo, Bill! Well deserved! Cheers, Glenn.


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4/29/2006 3:42:06 AM

 
Joline Frazier
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Love the composition in this one. Congratulaions, Bill.


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4/29/2006 4:30:07 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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Good morning "Master" of IR! WOW for you! CONGRATULATIONS Bill...you are so deserving of your beautiful capture of the countryside in this particular image!!!


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4/29/2006 5:56:55 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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Big congratulations on your beautiful IR win, Bill!!! Beautiful as always and very deserving!


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4/29/2006 8:41:41 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Big Congratulations on this fantastic Winner, Bill!!


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4/29/2006 1:25:44 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congratulations on your Second Place Win!


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4/29/2006 4:42:36 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you!! ;)

Bill


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4/29/2006 7:23:04 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you!! ;)

Bill


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4/29/2006 7:23:04 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations to you on your win, Bill!!


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4/30/2006 3:59:08 AM

 
Vicki Hunt
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Congratulations on this wonderful win!


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4/30/2006 5:09:37 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this win, Bill! It is a Raco classic.


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4/30/2006 5:17:40 AM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Bill,

Congratulations on the awesome win, my dear friend!!<:))


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4/30/2006 8:26:41 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Congratulations, the king of fences!!!!


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4/30/2006 10:00:26 AM

 
Anne D. Eigen
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Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Bill!


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4/30/2006 8:07:28 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you ;)

Bill


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4/30/2006 8:09:41 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison  

Gorgeous image, Bill!! Love the IR effect along with that leading fence, fabulous!! Congratulations on your win!!


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5/1/2006 11:05:03 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Congratulations Bill on this beautiful winner!


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5/1/2006 11:22:04 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you Jennifer and Karen!

Bill


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5/1/2006 7:19:43 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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Interesting composition and nice contrast here! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win with this lovely IR image, Bill!
Monika


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5/2/2006 7:19:16 AM

 
JOHN V. ROSCICH
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CONGRATULATIONS.
GREAT IMAGE.
JOHN


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5/2/2006 5:30:12 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful picture!!


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5/2/2006 6:29:01 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thanks so much Monika, John and Shelly

Bill


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5/2/2006 6:37:01 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations Bill on this fine win!! A pleasure for the eyes!!


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5/4/2006 5:07:50 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you, Wendy!

Bill


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5/4/2006 6:35:10 PM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Better Late Than Never, I am so far behind.....Congratulations on this excellent winner Bill. Two of my favorites that you do IR and fence lines! Couldn't help but be a WINNER


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5/11/2006 1:39:30 PM

 
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