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Natures Rollercoaster Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner
Nature's  Rollercoaster
Nature's Rollercoaster
© Michèle J. Thomas
Fuji FinePix S7000...
Trevor D. Slauenwhite

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    Beautiful colors and lines created by this plant. Love your perspective and close up on this. Great work!

5/9/2006 8:59:54 PM

Doug K. Herrman
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Great use of selective focus. Very nice, Michele.

5/9/2006 9:12:23 PM

Michèle J. Thomas
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Thank you Trevor. I took this one of a Hosta plant in our backyard. I was kind of excited how it turned out myself.

Thanks for your comment.


5/9/2006 9:13:30 PM

Michèle J. Thomas
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Thanks Doug, for your comment. Glad you like it.


5/9/2006 9:20:04 PM

Janine Russell
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Michele, great color, selective focus and curves.

5/9/2006 9:55:34 PM

Richard D. Cox

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Artsy, abstract. Great lines.

5/10/2006 12:37:23 AM

Lynne Hoad
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Beautiful creative image Michele, love the composition and shades of color, light and dark.

5/10/2006 6:20:28 AM

Cyn D Valentine
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5/10/2006 6:21:36 AM

Vijayan Srinivasan srinivasan

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wonderful shot

5/10/2006 7:33:07 AM

Linda L. Ruiz
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I love the lighting on this shot. Well done.

5/10/2006 7:41:02 AM

Jagadeesh Dev
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Great shot! I love it!

5/10/2006 10:47:45 AM

Michèle J. Thomas
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Thank you, Janine, Richard, Lynne,

Cyn, Vijayan, Linda, and Andrew!!

I appreciate ALL of your nice comments so much. Glad you liked this one, and took the time to tell me.

5/11/2006 8:02:34 PM

Daniel G. Flocke
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Michèle - Love the detail and color.

Congratulations on being a finalist and good luck in the next round

6/21/2006 6:34:46 AM

Amalia Elena Veralli
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Great shot!! Love the perspecttive. Congratulations.

6/21/2006 6:39:45 AM

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Great just of repeating patterns and lines.

6/22/2006 11:56:33 AM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Now this is cool, congratulations on your win!!

6/22/2006 11:05:55 PM

Ross Throndson
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Michele, Congratulations on this INCREDIBLE WINNER!!! :^)

6/23/2006 12:29:58 AM

Rey Nocum
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Congratulations! You deserve it!


6/23/2006 12:46:38 AM

William Moore
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congrats on your First Place the Landscapes of Flowers you have so captured

6/23/2006 6:04:59 AM

Terri L. Scribner
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Great patterns, lines, details and color!!

6/23/2006 6:15:12 AM

Melissa Gurdus
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Terrific lines and patterns on this fantastic first prize winner!!!

6/23/2006 7:15:26 AM

gloria s. kasse vega
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Great, congratulations!!

6/23/2006 7:49:28 AM

randy dannheim
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Congrats on your first place image! Wonderful lighting and composure! Randy

6/23/2006 8:13:49 AM

Amalia Elena Veralli
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Congrats again on first place. It's a great shot!

6/23/2006 10:54:46 AM

Mick Burkey
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Congratulations on the 1st Place win! Love the tones and use of light. Very nicely done, Michele

6/23/2006 11:39:14 AM

Monika Sapek
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Your title goes perfectly with these well spotted plant details, Michele! I’ve couldn’t think of a better title! Many congratulations on your well deserved First Place Winner!

6/23/2006 12:29:21 PM

Viveca Venegas
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Many congrats, this is beautifl and creative. Great eye!!

6/23/2006 1:05:49 PM

Gen Nagase
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Congrats!!! :)

6/23/2006 1:36:57 PM

Graham D. Sher
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excellent macro, very well done indeed, weel deserved win

6/23/2006 2:56:08 PM

Wendy Stevenson
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Congratulations Michele on this gorgeous FIRST PLACE WIN!! Wowza!!!

6/23/2006 3:45:07 PM

Janine Russell
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Michele, congratulations on your First Place win.

6/23/2006 6:33:44 PM

Michèle J. Thomas
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THANK all of you so much, for your
generous comments, and congrats.
First Place was a very big surprise for me, but a VERY good one.

merci beaucoup,


6/23/2006 6:58:48 PM

randy dannheim
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Still think this shot is awsume

6/23/2006 7:33:50 PM

Corinne M. Thompson
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Congrats on your First Place Win...this is beautifully composed with great colors and lighting.

6/23/2006 9:54:55 PM

Connie L. Carpenter
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What a gorgeous piece of draws you right in. Congratulations.

6/24/2006 4:52:25 AM

Ronald F. Fischer
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Congratulations on this awesome winner!!

6/24/2006 5:03:31 AM

Niels Sandal
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Congratulations. Great lines and light.

6/24/2006 11:32:52 AM

Diana L. Ralph
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What an amazing image! Well Done and Congratulations!

6/24/2006 4:23:49 PM

Mary  Clarke
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Congratulations on this First Place winner Michele, super image.

6/24/2006 5:20:00 PM

Stanley C. Sims

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Very impressive iamge. Very well done. Congrats to you and all the winners.

6/24/2006 8:20:57 PM

Susan Walzer
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Congratulations! This is stunning.

6/25/2006 3:13:19 AM

Joline Frazier
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Most unusual and beautiful. Congratulations on this beauty.

6/27/2006 2:57:03 AM

Janine White
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What a beautiful abstract image. Love the angle of view. The green really pops of the screen. A very well deserved first place. An excellent title too!


7/4/2006 11:46:09 PM

Sergio Miranda
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great shot. good job.

7/14/2006 10:27:36 PM

Jen G.
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WOW! What an awesome shot and a well deserved win. This is the kind of work that inspires and for that I thank you!

7/21/2006 8:18:53 AM

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