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California Poppies
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist
 
California Poppies
California Poppies
Taken in my back yard. 50mm, F11, 1/125, ISO 100, Framed PS
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Nadya Johnson
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    Beautiful photo, Jill! So crisp and clear: love the texture and the definition of the petals!

3/29/2006 12:04:13 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Beautiful Jill, great colours against the dark background (ac)

3/29/2006 12:05:46 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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OMG!! I wish this image is mine... Imagine having this on the wall?? Jill, when it comes to florals, you're just too Good!!

3/29/2006 12:10:26 AM

 
Anna Diederich
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Gorgeous color and composition Jill. Love the black bg agains the bright orange poppies.

Anna

3/29/2006 12:11:32 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Jill, awesome colors, detail, lighting, DOF and composition; lucky you to have those growing in your yard.

3/29/2006 12:11:34 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Terrific color contrasts and comp, Jill!!!

3/29/2006 12:19:53 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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So beautiful, Jill. I love the contrast!!

3/29/2006 12:24:22 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Nice colors and composition, Jill!!!

3/29/2006 12:47:26 AM

 
David L. Luchowski
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Beautiful color,Jill.Very beautiful.

3/29/2006 1:13:49 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Wonderful composition, beautiful colors against the dark bg!

3/29/2006 2:37:11 AM

 
Paul Michko
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So stunning and vibrant, Jill.

3/29/2006 2:37:33 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Very pretty floral image, Jill!

3/29/2006 3:04:08 AM

 
Judyann Plante
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Beautiful color contrast, Jill! Oustanding image.

3/29/2006 3:12:27 AM

 
Debbie Hartley
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Love the colours of these gorgeous poppies Jill!

3/29/2006 3:19:48 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Exceptional capture Jill! Great comp, color and light! George Lepp would love this one! Jeff

3/29/2006 4:08:22 AM

 
Cindy Paquette
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Beautiful high color on those poppies Jill!!!!

3/29/2006 4:35:00 AM

 
Melissa A. Mannon
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great color! The background makes it pop!

3/29/2006 6:11:11 AM

 
Jill E. Curnutt-Howerton
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Jill, great color and composition
great job !!
Jill

3/29/2006 6:24:01 AM

 
David Phalen
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Beautiful colors and composition Jill.

3/29/2006 6:40:30 AM

 
Crystal M. Gove

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What a beautiful, vibrant orange color!!! This is a LOVELY image, Jill :o)!! I really like the placement of the three flowers. Great job!!!

3/29/2006 6:52:46 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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Superb image Jill!! Love the color, & texture in this shot. :)

3/29/2006 7:21:52 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Beautiful color, Jill!

3/29/2006 8:05:45 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Exceptional macro Jill - love it!

3/29/2006 8:28:10 AM

 
Tracy H. Perry
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Beautiful image Jill! Love the color and composition! You're so lucky to have these growing in your backyard!

3/29/2006 10:31:20 AM

 
Bridgette B
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What gorgeous poppies!! The colors are so bright... I love them against the black bg!!

3/29/2006 11:19:31 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Spectacularly beautiful, Jill!!!

3/29/2006 11:46:09 AM

 
Jamil Saliba
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Very beautiful work and design Jill

3/29/2006 12:57:32 PM

 
Robyn Mackenzie
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Heart-warming glorious colours, and superb composition, Jill! Beautiful image. :o) Robyn

3/29/2006 4:13:23 PM

 
Alana Ibe
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A great piece of art! Love the colors, and framing! Very cool!

3/29/2006 5:53:30 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Beautiful Jill. Love the bright orange and the effect.

3/29/2006 6:23:14 PM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Very well done, Jill. A beauty!

3/29/2006 7:30:10 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Jill, I like the simplicity of this. Great job.

3/29/2006 7:37:49 PM

 
Patty Razonable

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Beautiful color, composition and clarity, Jill!!

3/29/2006 8:59:27 PM

 
Hector Contreras
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Exceptional picture Jill! love the color
Heco

3/29/2006 10:40:28 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Gorgeous, Jill !! I love the vibrant ornage against the black background. Wonderful clarity and detail.

I don't know if there are going to be very many of these at the "Poppy Reserve" this year, maybe the rains we just got will help.

3/29/2006 11:28:29 PM

 
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Beautiful image, Jill! Love it!

3/30/2006 8:36:39 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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This is perfect Jill. Awesome colors against the black bg.

3/30/2006 9:37:58 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Lovely, artistic, gorgeous, awesome, and so on....

3/30/2006 10:41:37 AM

 
Gen Nagase
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Fabulous image, Jill!!!
I would love to be able to shoot California Poppies some day.

3/30/2006 12:47:50 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Absolutely beautiful, Jill! Smashing color, details and composition! The black bg just pops it right out of my monitor!!!

3/30/2006 7:11:53 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Jill, your photos of the red poppies are fantastic. What art!!!
kk

3/31/2006 3:40:22 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Fantastic in every aspect!

3/31/2006 6:12:14 PM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Beautiful, Very cool, nice colors and composition, striking! mary :-)

4/3/2006 3:38:06 PM

 
Crystal E. Berryman
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Jill,
Fantastic! Be safe.
Chris :)

4/3/2006 10:58:10 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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WOW thils is so glorious Jill! Absolutely wonderful composition and colours!

4/5/2006 9:22:34 AM

 
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STUNNING & ORIGINAL! Excellent clarity & color. Your composition is intriging and fresh. Beautiful Image Jill!!!

4/9/2006 1:15:58 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Love it!! CONGRATULATIONS, Jill!! Beautifully done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

4/25/2006 12:05:09 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Congratulations Jill!!! Best of luck with this!!

4/25/2006 12:14:30 PM

 
Kirsi Bertolini
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Georgeous Jill! Cheers!

4/25/2006 12:20:32 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations Jill :0)

4/25/2006 12:23:49 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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WAY TO GO, girlfriend! CONGRATS on your well deserved poppies!

4/25/2006 12:27:01 PM

 
Mick Burkey
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Wonderful work, Jill. Congrats on the finals.

4/25/2006 1:00:07 PM

 
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Congrats, Jill!!!

4/25/2006 1:04:24 PM

 
Alana Ibe
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Congratulations, Jill!!!! Eye Poppin Gorgeous!!!!! I love this one!

4/25/2006 1:18:04 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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Congrats, Jill! The orange in this is so striking and the composition great.
Good luck! Lorri

4/25/2006 1:18:53 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Jill!!

4/25/2006 1:21:37 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congrats, Jill!!!!!

4/25/2006 1:25:02 PM

 
Paul Sikora

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Jill, congratulations on your finalist

4/25/2006 1:28:46 PM

 
Jamil Saliba
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Congratulation on this pretty Finalist and best luck in the next round Jill

4/25/2006 1:38:30 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Jill, congratulations on this fantastic finalist! I think there's more! WTG!

4/25/2006 1:41:21 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Jill!!

4/25/2006 1:51:37 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Huge congratulations on your finalist! So glad it's cold and rainy out today, or I might have missed all this until much later in the week. I loved this photo from the first and am so glad to see it on the page!

4/25/2006 2:00:25 PM

 
Stan Lubach
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Congrats, Jill!

4/25/2006 2:28:18 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats again Jill :O)

4/25/2006 2:32:41 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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A very beautiful and dramatically lit trio, Jill...congratulations!:)

4/25/2006 2:47:14 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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I am so happy to see this here, it is gorgeous!! Congratulations Jill on your finalist win!

4/25/2006 2:51:23 PM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Big congrats Jill

4/25/2006 2:54:11 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations, Jill...the color on these is phenomenal!

4/25/2006 3:07:23 PM

 
Cindy Wong
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Congrats on your finalist, Jill!

4/25/2006 3:36:02 PM

 
Marie Fields
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Congratulations on all your wonderful finalists, Jill! WTG!!!

4/25/2006 3:48:36 PM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Congrats, Jill... Well deserved! Cheers, Glenn.

4/25/2006 3:55:23 PM

 
Steven Gunnerson
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Congratulations on your finalist Jill!!! This is such a great poppy photography.

4/25/2006 4:12:05 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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A big congratulations on your finalist Ms Jill! Good luck with this in the next round!

4/25/2006 4:14:29 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Way to go Jill. This is gorgeous and deserves a big win, so good luck next round.

4/25/2006 4:22:33 PM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Congratulations,Jill!!! You know I love this so very much!!!
kk

4/25/2006 4:28:07 PM

 
Bridgette B
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Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!:-)

4/25/2006 4:41:08 PM

 
Stephanie A. Laird
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Congratulations Jill! This is stunning!

4/25/2006 5:12:14 PM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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The poppies sure pop out! Congratulations, Jill on this well-deserved finalist!

4/25/2006 5:40:07 PM

 
Hector Contreras
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Jill congratulations on your finalist
Heco

4/25/2006 6:02:51 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Congratulations!

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4/25/2006 6:07:24 PM

 
Rob Bishop
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Congratulations again, Jill!

4/25/2006 6:29:36 PM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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A california Poppy finalist. And well deserved. awesome shot. congrats

4/25/2006 6:31:13 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Beautiful and Dramatic. Congratulations

4/25/2006 6:48:18 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congrats on another stunning finalist Jill!!!

4/25/2006 6:48:22 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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Great shot Nadya. Congratulations.

4/25/2006 6:50:04 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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This is awesome!
I love orange California poppies.
Congratulations, Jill my friend!!!

4/25/2006 7:40:13 PM

 
Martin J. Preslar
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Simple, beautiful, simply beautiful! Congrats Jill! :)

4/25/2006 7:51:11 PM

 
Chris Macer

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Congrats on your finalist, Jill! Beautiful! :)

4/25/2006 9:52:13 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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The poppie Queen reigns at BP! :-) You won't need a good luck with this gorgeous image Jill, it's a forsure!

4/25/2006 9:58:19 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist and Best of Luck in the next round Jill! Beautiful color!

4/25/2006 10:57:46 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Jill!!

4/25/2006 11:45:36 PM

 
Rakesh Syal
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WOW!!!! Love this teriffic finalist, Jill!!!

4/26/2006 12:31:38 AM

 
David L. Luchowski
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Congratulations,Jill.Beautiful image.I am a big fan of your work.

4/26/2006 12:47:51 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Congratulations on this beautiful shot, Jill! Good luck on the next round!

4/26/2006 1:12:11 AM

 
Vicki Hunt
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I love poppies! Lucky you that they are in your yard! Congrats!

4/26/2006 3:37:09 AM

 
Debbie Hartley
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I always thought these poppies were special! Congratulations Jill!

4/26/2006 4:53:26 AM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Congratulations, Jill, a gorgeous shot, good luck on the next round! COOL! Mary :-)

4/26/2006 9:28:37 AM

 
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Congratulation Jill on another stunning finalist.

4/26/2006 9:35:36 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations Jill...this is absolutely gorgeous !! Have you been out to the Poppy Reserve yet and if so how are they ? I just got home yesturday.

4/26/2006 10:34:54 AM

 
Mary Timman
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So bright and beautiful. Congratulations and good luck!

4/26/2006 1:03:29 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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I loved this image Jill and so glad to see it here! BIG CONGRATS!!! :-)

4/26/2006 4:17:17 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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I loved this image Jill and so glad to see it here! BIG CONGRATS!!! :-)

4/26/2006 4:17:24 PM

 
Cindy Paquette
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I loved this image Jill and so glad to see it here! BIG CONGRATS!!! :-)

4/26/2006 4:18:16 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats, Jill!

4/26/2006 6:27:44 PM

 
Pamela Shane
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Congratulations on this fabulous finalist Jill!! :)

4/26/2006 6:45:01 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Congratulations, Jill!!<:))

4/26/2006 7:10:27 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats on your Finalist Jill!

4/27/2006 9:06:25 AM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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Congrats again, Jill!

4/27/2006 11:38:09 AM

 
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Congrats, Jill!

4/27/2006 9:27:51 PM

 
Keith L. Clayton
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Excellent shot, Jill - Many congrats on your win!!

4/28/2006 2:35:47 PM

 
Guy D. Biechele
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Congratulations on this finalist, Jill!!

4/28/2006 8:23:40 PM

 
Hector Contreras
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Congratulations!
Heco

5/21/2006 10:41:25 PM

 
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