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THAT'S 'MR. DUCK' TO YOU!!
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THAT'S 'MR. DUCK' TO YOU!!
THAT'S 'MR. DUCK' TO YOU!!
Animals Category. A resubmit after a tighter crop was added as well as USM before saving to Web.
Not necessary to comment!! Many thanks to everyone that responded previously!

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Stan J. Contrades
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    Thank you, Kerby Pfrangle, Renee Doyle,
Carolyn Connolly, Susan Pindiyath, Pat Gamwell, Paul Earl, Nadya Johnson, Paul Michko, Donna Roberts, Jenny Bosmans, Donald Cherry, Jeff Robinson,
Carla M., Donna Eaton, Rakesh Syal,
Colette Metcalf, Judy Fung, Marsha Smith, Mary Robison, Linda Proctor,
Kay Mahoney, Steven Gunnerson, Goshka Grabowska, Candice Calhoun, Jim Kinnunen, Margaret Sikora, Darryl Wilkinson, Evy Johansen, and Bridgette B.! I appreciate your responding!
With fond Aloha,
Stan

3/31/2006 11:41:07 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Hey, if we feel like commenting again, Stan, we will! ;)
Liked it the first time, still like it a lot!

3/31/2006 11:46:45 PM

 
Donna Roberts
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I ditto that sentiment GF!
:-) ddu

3/31/2006 11:51:53 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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You two are something else (LOL)!! Thanks very much once again ladies, and I really do appreciate your support and very kind responses! Hope you both have a fabuous weekend!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan

3/31/2006 11:54:17 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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I think I like this new version, Stan!! This way Mr Duck's details and expression are more visible. Excellent work!!

3/31/2006 11:58:19 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Thanks very much, Susan, and looks like you just got under the wire before this disappeared!! Your kind responses are always very much apprciated!! Have a fantastic weekend!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan

4/1/2006 12:03:47 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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He sure looks like he is looking at you! Great shot Stan.

4/1/2006 12:41:48 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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You've worked it to perfection, Stan! Beautifully done!!!

4/1/2006 1:00:32 AM

 
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Hello Mr. Duck

Nice detail and wonderful colors. I liked Mr Duck the first time and I like him better this time. Great job.

Kerby

4/1/2006 1:39:19 AM

 
Anita Ott
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Wow, awesome detail & coloring Stan. I didn't comment the first time, so does that mean I can comment twice here?....

I love the fill of frame. Very well done!

4/1/2006 5:47:02 AM

 
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Beautiful colors and pretty little guy!

4/1/2006 1:46:01 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Big Mahalo to you, Lynne, Darryl, Kerby, Anita, and Shelly for your most kind and supportive feedback and I appreciate it very much! Hope you are having a most enjoyable weekend!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan

4/1/2006 5:06:02 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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I just love this Stan..that look and pose..I never saw it before but this one is just fantastic!!!!

4/1/2006 8:08:25 PM

 
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Great crop Stan, love the pose of the bird (ac)

4/3/2006 1:59:07 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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I missed it the first time, Stan and am glad you reran it. I just "Love" it...that look is priceless !!! Great colors too.

4/3/2006 5:46:49 PM

 
Crystal E. Berryman
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Stan,
I love your works! Love this pic! Colors are awesome. Be safe.
Chris :)

4/3/2006 10:50:09 PM

 
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Thanks very much, Kristi, Audrey, Marilyn, and Chris for stopping in and commenting! I do appreicate it very much!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan

4/3/2006 11:11:53 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Beautiful, incredible, and wonderful....do you get the feeling I like this one Stan? :-)

4/4/2006 11:57:57 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Great macro....Beautiful colors!!

4/5/2006 6:51:32 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Thank you, Jill, and Shelly! Am certainly lucky with this fella as I don't do animals well at all and it's not something I look for!! Hope you both have a terrific weekend and I appreciate your supportive responses!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan

4/7/2006 6:58:09 PM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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Stan - like others, I also *still* LOVE this image!! I especially LOVE the way Mr Duck fills out the whole frame of your image now though!! WONDERFUL rich colours in this!! :o) That's some ATTITUDE Mr Duck is displaying here!! He certainly seems to be giving you 'the eye', Stan - lol!! ;o)

4/9/2006 2:28:24 AM

 
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I can be thankful to everyone for their continued support and very generous comments, and thank you as well, Carolyn!! Your support of my work is valued and appreciated!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan

4/9/2006 11:14:21 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Superb capture of Mr. Duck, Stan!! :)

4/10/2006 4:14:54 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Thank you very much, Jenny, and I appreciate your comments and for stopping by!! Have a wonderful week!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan

4/10/2006 9:47:25 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulation Stan!

4/25/2006 12:15:47 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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CONGRATS, my friend! Well deserved!

4/25/2006 12:16:42 PM

 
Karen Bacon
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A big congratulations on this wonderful finalist Stan!

4/25/2006 12:19:56 PM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Stan congratulations on this beautiful finalist. Best of luck in the next round. Kerby

4/25/2006 12:20:12 PM

 
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Congratulations on this Wonderfuil finalist,Stan!!!

4/25/2006 12:20:15 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations Stan on your finalist. Good luck in the next round.

4/25/2006 12:20:56 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Congrats on this awesome resub! way to go!

4/25/2006 12:24:14 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Karen E., Pat, Karen B., Kerby, Kelly, Kay, and Laura, I do appreciate your congratulatory response and am delighted that you enjoyed the image! Thank you for being supportive and my best wishes for your success with your Finalists!
With fond Aloha,
Stan

4/25/2006 12:40:08 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Congratulations Stan and goodluck for next round!

4/25/2006 12:51:23 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Stan!!

4/25/2006 1:15:02 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Stan!! :)

4/25/2006 1:28:33 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Stan, on your fabulous finalist!

4/25/2006 1:31:44 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations to MR. Duck, and you, Stan!! Best of luck to him AND you next level!

4/25/2006 1:33:35 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Huge congratulations, Stan!

4/25/2006 1:39:41 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Cogratulations Stan,Best of luck Stan

4/25/2006 1:42:45 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Many thanks to you, Lynne, Jenny, Carla, Terry, Mary, Nadya, and Robert for being supportive and encouraging! I am grateful for you thoughtfulness!
With fond Aloha,
Stan

4/25/2006 1:44:26 PM

 
Robyn Mackenzie
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Way to go, Stan! Congratulations on this awesome image (great title, too!), and best of luck in the next round! :o) Robyn

4/25/2006 2:00:28 PM

 
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Congratulations on your finalist, Stan!!

4/25/2006 2:34:45 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist,

4/25/2006 2:40:03 PM

 
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist,Stan!

4/25/2006 2:40:14 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist win!! Very cool duck!!

4/25/2006 2:55:58 PM

 
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Congratulations on this wonderful portrait and finalist, Stan!!!

4/25/2006 3:00:26 PM

 
Jill Odice
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I see the judges agree with me this is outstanding :-) Congrats Stan!

4/25/2006 3:28:07 PM

 
Cindy Wong
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Congratulations on your finalist, Stan!!!

4/25/2006 3:31:33 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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A big congratulations on your finalist Stan!

4/25/2006 4:05:39 PM

 
Steven Gunnerson
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Congratulations on your finalist Stan! What a great photograph!

4/25/2006 4:08:15 PM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Congrats Stan!

da

4/25/2006 4:23:54 PM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Congratulations! Stan!

4/25/2006 4:34:54 PM

 
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Congrats Stan on your wonderful Finalist! Jeff

4/25/2006 4:40:52 PM

 
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Nice capture Stan, congrats and good luck!

4/25/2006 4:48:07 PM

 
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Congratulations, Stan!!!
kk

4/25/2006 4:53:55 PM

 
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Congratulations Stan!!!!!!! WTG!!! Best of luck in the next round!

4/25/2006 5:11:33 PM

 
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Congratulations!

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4/25/2006 6:00:47 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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He shows a badass attitude. Congratulations on this finalist.

4/25/2006 6:38:36 PM

 
Crystal E. Berryman
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Stan,
You know I love this pic...I have a thing about Duckie Pics.
Congratulations dear friend. Be safe.
Chris :)

4/25/2006 6:40:58 PM

 
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Congratulations, Stan!!! Good luck next round!

4/25/2006 7:22:41 PM

 
Gen Nagase
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Many congrats, Stan!!!
Awesome image! Best of luck in the next round.

4/25/2006 7:35:54 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Stan!!

4/25/2006 7:48:23 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Stan!

4/25/2006 8:41:55 PM

 
Brian Lobdell
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Stan, Congratulations (is there an echo here?) on this superb composition. I just love the colors and that bright bill you captured along with his great swagger! Just Ducky!!

4/25/2006 9:27:07 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist and Best of Luck in the next round Stan! I just love this...so funny too!!!

4/25/2006 9:57:11 PM

 
Rakesh Syal
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No one in the finalists, WOW!!!!
My heartiest congratulations, Stan!!! WTG!!

4/25/2006 10:37:05 PM

 
David L. Luchowski
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Congratulations,Stan.Get job.Aloha.

4/26/2006 12:41:05 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Excellent shot, Stan! Congrats on your finalist!

4/26/2006 12:48:15 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Congratulation on this wonderful finalist, Stan! The rework definately made the difference! Wonderful work!

4/26/2006 3:07:21 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Super detail and lighting. Congratulations, Stan

4/26/2006 4:25:43 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congrtulations Stan and good luck in the next round !! I love this..it makes me smile everytime I look at it. :-)

4/26/2006 10:47:21 AM

 
Thomas Lindgren

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Congratulations, Great work !!

Thomas

4/26/2006 12:52:15 PM

 
Jill M. Flusemann
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Wonderful finalist, Stan!

4/26/2006 1:15:45 PM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Congrats, Stan!

4/26/2006 4:56:06 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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I am so happy to see this as a Finalist, Stan! Congratulations, and best of luck to you, my friend!

4/27/2006 12:10:21 AM

 

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Hi Stan!
Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!

Kind regards
Reine

4/27/2006 1:05:16 AM

 
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FANTASTIC STAN! CONGRATULATIONS!

4/27/2006 6:32:00 AM

 
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Awesome capture Stan..Congrats on your Finalist!

4/27/2006 7:04:48 AM

 
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Nice capture, Stan! Many congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round of the contest!
Monika

4/27/2006 7:31:48 AM

 
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Superb Finalist!!! Congrats Stan!!!

4/27/2006 9:32:01 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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What a beauty! Congratulations on the Finalist, Stan. And I take it this must have been a 3/31 entry for you; it is the very first image on the March Finalists page!

4/27/2006 5:55:24 PM

 
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First off I'd like to thank Rakesh for his idea in bettering this image and I am very grateful, Rakesh!!
Thank you, too, Robyn, Robin, Linda X2!, Donna P., Jim, Jill O., Cindy W., Jull F., Steven, Dale Ann, Marsha, Jeff, Claudia, Kathleen P., Renee, Candice, Dennis F., Chris, Sharon, Nobi, Susan, Evy, Brian L., Kristi, Rakesh, David L., Leanne, Donald, Stephen Z., Marilyn L., Thomas L., Jill F., Judy F., Darryl, Reine, Gail, Corinne, Monika, Laurence, and Christopher for your kind wishes and supportive responses that are always very much appreciated!! And CONGRATULATIONS to all of the Finalists!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan

4/29/2006 1:17:56 PM

 
Noel Baebler
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I totally missed this, Stan! Great image and duckitude. Your title is spot on LOL!

6/17/2006 3:10:46 PM

 
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LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hope all is well!!!!! Aloha!

6/19/2006 7:43:37 AM

 
Awdrey  M. Hamilton
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Wow, you're very good at what you do. I couldn't decide which photo to comment on, but this one kind of stuck out to me so I choose this one:) I really love your work here. You have many wins, congrats.

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