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Equine Elegance
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Equine Elegance
Equine Elegance
Shot raw format with Sigma 70-300mm lens at 135mm ISO 200.
© Paul Michko
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Dan J. Holm
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    The light on this outstanding capture is awesome, Paul!! EXCELLENT portrait!

7/31/2006 1:46:14 AM

 
Julie Robinson
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A beautiful equine capture Paul- such an elegant looking shot!

7/31/2006 1:47:21 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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A very striking portrait capture, Paul!!

7/31/2006 1:47:40 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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nice capture...

7/31/2006 2:11:24 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Wonderful horse portrait, Paul!

7/31/2006 2:20:25 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Very nice light and DoF
Good detail in the eyes and beard

Bill

7/31/2006 2:24:38 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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A beauty, Paul and I love the colors framing the horse.

7/31/2006 2:33:24 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Fantastic portrait, Paul!!! Great lighting, dof, color, detail and VERY well composed!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.

7/31/2006 2:36:21 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Awesome portrait, Paul!

7/31/2006 2:38:23 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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WOW!! Lovely portrait and light, Paul!

7/31/2006 2:44:26 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Just beautiful!!!

7/31/2006 2:51:18 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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A really superb equine capture, Paul!!

7/31/2006 3:13:06 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Impressive portrait Paul!!!!!!!

7/31/2006 3:20:12 AM

 
Lani J
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I spent all day shooting horses today, it's hard to get a shot with the clarity and detail you did. A lovely portrait, Paul :o)

7/31/2006 3:25:52 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Fantastici clarity and details. Love the lighitng and composition also, Paul!

7/31/2006 4:02:46 AM

 
Karen E. Michaels
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Fabulous portrait Paul!

7/31/2006 4:08:20 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Beautiful shot of this horse Paul - and nice background too!

7/31/2006 4:08:23 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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This is a impressive image Paul,Wonderful detail!!!!!!

7/31/2006 4:15:33 AM

 
Judyann Plante
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Wow, Paul! One of the best horse portraits I've seen in a long time. I love everything about it. Excellent work!

Judyann ><>

7/31/2006 4:17:51 AM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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GORGEOUS equine portrait capture, Paul!!! WOW!!! :o)

7/31/2006 4:19:46 AM

 
Judy S. Fung
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Terrific capture, Paul!

7/31/2006 4:44:45 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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FAb portrait! Love your colorful background.

7/31/2006 4:51:36 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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Wonderful horse portrait, great clarity and color, the horse just pops out at you!

7/31/2006 4:55:58 AM

 
Joy Rector
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awsome shot

7/31/2006 4:56:07 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Beautiful, Paul. You did a great job with the lighting--tough for a sunny day. Wonderful!!

7/31/2006 4:56:10 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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What a great portrait of this beautiful horse. Your lighting is perfect.

7/31/2006 5:00:18 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Gorgeous portrait of this horse Paul. The detail, exposure and composition are perfect!

7/31/2006 5:20:35 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Great portrait Paul! Jeff

7/31/2006 5:21:52 AM

 
Stephanie Lyons
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Very beautiful - great detail!

7/31/2006 5:32:54 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Fantastic portrait of this handsome guy. Well done Paul.

7/31/2006 5:56:50 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Nice pose and lighting

7/31/2006 6:26:02 AM

 
Barbara Helgason
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Fantastic portrait of this beautiful animal Paul!

7/31/2006 6:27:32 AM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Excellent lighting on your beautiful horse portrait!!! :)

7/31/2006 6:51:13 AM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Wow! This is stunning Paul!! Beautiful image!

7/31/2006 7:10:38 AM

 
Michelle J. Harvey
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Beautiful capture Paul!! I love the lighting and clarity :)

7/31/2006 7:11:46 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Fantastic equine capture Paul. Beutiful horse and wonderful compesition.

7/31/2006 7:13:54 AM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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A real beauty...love your lighting and composition, Paul!<:))

7/31/2006 7:46:13 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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I love horse, Paul and you've captured this one very well!

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7/31/2006 8:24:59 AM

 
Lee Ann Sahagun - Poling
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Beautiful portrait... he/she is gorgeous!

7/31/2006 8:32:01 AM

 
Lisa D. Greer
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Gorgeous image Paul! :)

7/31/2006 8:35:41 AM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Beautiful shot, Paul!

7/31/2006 8:37:41 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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Love the lighting in this stunning capture Paul! I can almost feel the coat of this beauty from here the detail is so wonderful - hope to see this again!! :)

7/31/2006 9:03:02 AM

 
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Handsome portrait. Excellent detail, light and colors.

7/31/2006 11:23:40 AM

 
Milan Banik
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great portrait ,love eyes!

7/31/2006 12:13:13 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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A wonderful portrait of this gorgeous horse, Paul! I love the framing and I absolutely love the light! Great details, too. Nice!!

7/31/2006 12:13:16 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful portrait Paul!!

7/31/2006 12:38:13 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Beautiful, Paul! Wonderful detail!

7/31/2006 1:37:14 PM

 
Paul Michko
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Thanks so much, Everyone. I must give kudos to this beautiful horse though. He was a ham and loved posing for pictures.

7/31/2006 2:35:33 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Beautiful portrait Paul, the lighting is just perfect.

7/31/2006 2:49:29 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Awesome portrait Paul!!!!!! Great lighting, detail and composition!!!!

7/31/2006 2:56:28 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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love those whiskers

7/31/2006 3:01:40 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Beautiful Animal Paul! Wonderful capture!

7/31/2006 3:25:31 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Paul, excellent detail, lighting, textures and DOF; great portrait.

7/31/2006 11:58:45 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Exquisite shot, Paul! WOW! Perfect in every element!

8/1/2006 2:26:53 AM

 
Daniel Diaz
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Beautiful portrait and great details Paul!!!

8/1/2006 3:21:17 AM

 
Linda Boehme
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What an outstanding capture, Paul! I just love it!

8/1/2006 6:58:14 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Wonderful detail on this beautiful capture, Paul!

8/1/2006 9:28:34 PM

 
Crystal M. Gove

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GORGEOUS image of this horse, Paul :o)!!! I love the angle you captured this beauty at!

8/2/2006 7:25:10 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Such a beautiful portrait!

8/3/2006 3:51:38 PM

 
Stan Lubach
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Gosh, Paul, why the long face? Great portrait. Wonderful detail.

8/3/2006 5:48:01 PM

 
Navin Talwar
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Great work.

8/4/2006 7:51:32 PM

 
Alice Lero
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What a Beauty! Unreal!!!!! Love this photo! :)

8/4/2006 7:57:20 PM

 
Kirsi Bertolini
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Very nice shot Paul!

8/15/2006 6:42:50 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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Awesome horse portrait, Paul!!! I love this shot!

8/22/2006 12:03:58 PM

 
Autum Rhoades
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I agree that this is fantastic horse portrait, Paul!!! Definitely a beautiful animal and you've captured this horse sooo well!

8/25/2006 6:50:08 AM

 
Stan Lubach
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Congrats on the finalist, Paul.

8/26/2006 12:24:43 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations Paul

8/26/2006 12:47:21 PM

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

8/26/2006 12:53:05 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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Congrats, Paul! A very detailed stunning image!! Lorri

8/26/2006 12:54:46 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Congrats Paul for being a finalist.

8/26/2006 12:55:25 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Well, I see you did well this month.... man.... CONGRATS to you!!!!

8/26/2006 12:59:23 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Paul! :)

8/26/2006 1:29:27 PM

 
Pamela Shane
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BIG congratulations on your spectacular
finalist Paul!!!! :)

8/26/2006 1:52:17 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Paul! :)

8/26/2006 2:05:15 PM

 
Colleen Braun
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Congratulations...

8/26/2006 2:17:32 PM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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congratulations,Paul well done

8/26/2006 2:24:49 PM

 
Alice Lero
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Congratulation Paul! :)

8/26/2006 2:26:01 PM

 
Julie Robinson
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Congrats on your wondeful finalist!

8/26/2006 2:38:32 PM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Paul, a BIG Congrats on being chosen a finalist!!! Well Deserved! Cheers Glenn

8/26/2006 3:05:02 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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A wonderful image Paul, congratulations on your finalist win!!!

8/26/2006 3:37:11 PM

 
Janet L. Skinner
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Congratulatioins, Paul!! Beautiful detail!

8/26/2006 4:06:46 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Gorgeous capture, Paul, congratulations on your finalist!
-Debby

8/26/2006 4:15:39 PM

 
Paul Sikora

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Congratulations Paul

8/26/2006 4:26:17 PM

 
Karen E. Michaels
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Nice work indeed Paul, glad I could see this piece. karen

8/26/2006 4:26:19 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Congrats.

8/26/2006 4:27:02 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congratulations Paul! Wonderfully done!

8/26/2006 4:49:31 PM

 
Tressie Davis
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Congrats Paul, gorgeous shot!

8/26/2006 5:24:06 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations, Paul!!! Great portrait of the horse! Good luck next round!

8/26/2006 5:42:42 PM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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Contratulations, on this much deserved finalist!!!

8/26/2006 6:50:09 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congrats, Paul!

8/26/2006 6:50:49 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Wonderful! Big CONGRATS, Paul!

8/26/2006 7:04:12 PM

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

8/26/2006 7:08:58 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Congratulations and Good Luck in the next round, Paul!<:))

8/26/2006 7:21:53 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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So glad to see this in the finals! Congratulations, Paul!

8/26/2006 7:44:44 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations, Paul on this wonderful finalist!!!

8/26/2006 8:20:34 PM

 
Leonard Pierce
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Congratulations Paul!

8/26/2006 9:10:47 PM

 
Susana Heide
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What a beautiful portrait of this horse! Congrats on your finalist!

8/26/2006 10:46:57 PM

 
Margaret Sikora
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A hearty congratulations on this beautiful finalist Paul,best of luck in the next round.

8/27/2006 4:15:58 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Thanks so very much, Everyone.

8/27/2006 4:46:38 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Paul on this excellent portrait and well deserved Finalist! Jeff

8/27/2006 4:50:23 AM

 
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Congratulations on your fabulous finalists!

8/27/2006 5:06:09 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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congrats on this awesome finalist!

8/27/2006 5:19:06 AM

 
Donna J. Eaton
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Paul!

8/27/2006 5:39:43 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Many congratulations Paul on this terrific finalist!

8/27/2006 5:40:59 AM

 
Alison Greenwood
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Another finalist! WTG Paul!

8/27/2006 6:48:32 AM

 
Manuel Barrera
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Congratulations Paul

8/27/2006 8:36:17 AM

 
Manuel Barrera
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Congratulations Paul

8/27/2006 8:39:20 AM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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Congratulations Paul!
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8/27/2006 8:43:31 AM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Paul!!!

8/27/2006 1:33:19 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Congrats are well deserved on this image Paul!

8/27/2006 2:40:29 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Paul, congratulatins !!

8/27/2006 4:45:23 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Paul, congratulatins !!

8/27/2006 5:02:24 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Super lighting and capture. Congratulations

8/27/2006 6:04:08 PM

 
Dr Silly
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Congrats, Paul. :O)

8/28/2006 11:05:42 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Beautiful finalist, congratulations Paul!

8/28/2006 11:35:44 AM

 
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