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Front Range

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Front Range
Front Range
This is Moulton Barn, with the Grand Tetons in the background. I used the Olympus C2100 with a screw-on Hoya IR72 filter, plus used a 2-stop graduated neutral density filter.

This is a rework of an earlier version I had posted.

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Dennis Flanagan
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    Careful, you don't want to get Bobbie riled up again. The clouds sure jump out in this image.


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8/19/2006 6:34:52 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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Gorgeous!!!


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8/19/2006 6:37:06 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Terri Scribner

Wow, stunning clouds! Beautiful scene, Ken!


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8/19/2006 6:58:55 AM

 
Margie Hurwich
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This is amazing! Just wonderful, Ken!


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8/19/2006 7:01:26 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Magnificent....that sky is just gorgeous. Love that Infrared! Your composition is beautiful.
Thanks for the mail...we are checking it out.


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8/19/2006 7:04:22 AM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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BEAUTIFUL Ken! Love it.


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8/19/2006 7:10:26 AM

 
Marianne Andersson  

Very creative and beautiful!


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8/19/2006 7:30:23 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Great job, Ken!


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8/19/2006 7:41:07 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Super image Ken...it feels 3 dimensional....you are the master of this filter!


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8/19/2006 8:19:52 AM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Awesome shot Ken. I agree with Gail - a master.


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8/19/2006 8:36:02 AM

 
kerby lee pfrangle
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Beautiful Ken. Very creative and artist.


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8/19/2006 8:44:29 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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The sheriff is back in town, wonderful work.


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8/19/2006 9:13:14 AM

 
David Phalen
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WOW! Awesome! Love how the clouds pop and the details in the barn.


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8/19/2006 9:26:18 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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This is fantastic Ken. A real work of Art!


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8/19/2006 10:00:37 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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beautiful scene...loveit


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8/19/2006 10:17:14 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Fantastic. Love the effect.


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8/19/2006 10:29:57 AM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Ken, you have definitely master IR! This image is awesome!!


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8/19/2006 12:18:18 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Absolutely gorgeous!!!!!


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8/19/2006 12:23:09 PM

 
Jack R. Perry
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Has 3-D feel for sure, nicely done.


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8/19/2006 2:19:33 PM

 
KV Day
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Wonderful work Ken


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8/19/2006 2:20:40 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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No comment!

Just kidding...beautiful shot...love the clouds!


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8/19/2006 2:26:33 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson  

You already know my feelings... Mr. IR! I love it!


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8/19/2006 3:02:41 PM

 
Nina Shields
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Ken, of course you have the ability to make the clouds "pop"; you're a weather man!!! Fantastic work; you are definitely gifted in this area!


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8/19/2006 5:22:52 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Thanks so much for all your great comments! I appreciate them...


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8/19/2006 5:46:03 PM

 
Opal Cross
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Ken, I say you have created a masterpiece. Looks like to me. Beautiful.


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8/19/2006 5:52:58 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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linda has gone crazy today...commenting under my name...check out dennis' pic for today also


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8/19/2006 7:16:23 PM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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What a stunningly lovely shot, Ken. I just love it. Great clouds, sky and contrast. Mary :-D


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8/19/2006 7:24:35 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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This is so beautiful! Love the colors and that sky!!! Great job!


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8/19/2006 7:27:40 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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What's wrong with Cathy? Why is she commenting such crazy things on your site and Dennis's?
LOL! Beautiful shot! Love the clouds!


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8/19/2006 8:49:24 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Simply beautiful Ken!!! The clouds and the mt. peaks are stunning!! I love the tones also!! Very well done!! <><


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8/19/2006 9:03:13 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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Totally awesome!!!!!


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8/20/2006 1:02:30 AM

 
Bridgette B
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Amazing!!!!!!


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8/20/2006 4:18:33 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Fabulous photo, Ken...because of you I had to break down and buy and IR filter, cannot wait to try my hand at this....just walking the path you have paved!!!

ccc


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8/20/2006 5:50:44 AM

 
Judyann Plante
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Superb IR shot, Ken!

Judyann ><>


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8/20/2006 6:44:27 AM

 
John Connolly
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Crikey Ken, another FANTASTIC IR capture. You have inspired me, todays weather looks fantasic, so I take my IR filter for a run in the country.


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8/20/2006 2:12:01 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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This is soooo beautiful, Ken! The barn and clouds look 3D!!!


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8/21/2006 12:00:03 PM

 
Carolyn Foster Spano
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Awesome!


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8/21/2006 12:09:06 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Great work on this image Ken...


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8/22/2006 9:02:53 PM

 
She-She Killough
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It makes me miss doing IR film...you do such a great job KEN! This is opening up pretty pixelated for some reason though? One day I will get back into it..when I get an oly that is! Awesome work!


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8/23/2006 7:00:53 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Thanks everyone for the comments. Sheesh, it's the older style camera. I dont have many pixels to begin with. And it's cropped too.


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8/23/2006 7:12:25 PM

 
Kaye Burazin
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I sometimes have a hard time coming up with beautiful things to photograph but I see that is never a problem for you. Amazing Ken! Always a fresh perspective on beauty either old or new images.


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8/23/2006 8:42:30 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Fantastic IR work! Love the effect, just wonderful, Ken!


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8/31/2006 3:29:43 AM

 
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Congratulations, Ken!!!!


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9/26/2006 5:16:18 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Congratulations!

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9/26/2006 5:19:19 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Ken!


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9/26/2006 5:48:45 PM

 
She-She Killough
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Love it! WTG!!


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9/26/2006 5:53:17 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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Persistance and a different approach. congratulations.


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9/26/2006 6:00:48 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Hooray! Five finalists!!!! Well deserved...and congratulations!


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9/26/2006 6:20:30 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Way to go Ken! No one deserves it more than you. Good luck in the next round.


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9/26/2006 6:45:50 PM

 
Kaye Burazin
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Outstanding Ken. Congrats!


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9/26/2006 6:58:31 PM

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


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9/26/2006 7:36:20 PM

 
Sharon K. King
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Congratulations Ken on this outstanding finalist!


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9/26/2006 7:47:10 PM

 
Judyann Plante
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Congratulations, Ken!!!

Judyann ><>


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9/26/2006 8:22:10 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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AWESOME, Ken! Congratulations and best of luck in the final round!


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9/26/2006 8:36:01 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations again, Ken!!


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9/26/2006 8:47:54 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Congrats Ken on another wonderful finalist!! <><


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9/26/2006 9:11:32 PM

 
Jack R. Perry
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Congrats Ken.


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9/26/2006 9:33:38 PM

 
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The sharpening on this image is too strong for me, weakening an otherwise excellent image.


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9/26/2006 10:45:59 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations Ken on another wonderful finalist!!!!


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9/27/2006 12:59:46 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on a beautiful finalist


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9/27/2006 4:09:59 AM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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Super again Ken...many congrats


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9/27/2006 6:15:44 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congrats yet again on and awesome capture and finalist, Ken (a great month).


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9/27/2006 8:31:07 AM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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Way to go barn master.


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9/27/2006 9:03:01 AM

 
Anita Ott
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Congratulations Ken! I just love this shot. It would look perfect framed in my hall.... GREAT job.


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9/27/2006 9:47:11 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Ken!


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9/27/2006 10:04:10 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations on your finalist, Ken!!


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9/27/2006 12:24:36 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations Ken on this awesome finalist and all the others you got this month. What a great month for you! Best of luck in the next round!


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9/27/2006 3:52:55 PM

 
Tressie Davis
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Super image, love it. Congrats!!!


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9/27/2006 3:57:50 PM

 
Linda Blair
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!! AWESOM WORK!!


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9/27/2006 4:15:48 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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super! BIG congrats!


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9/27/2006 6:23:08 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Great job, Ken!!! Congratulations again! :-) ^.^ Kitty


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9/27/2006 6:56:22 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Congratulations on all your finalists Ken, great work!


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9/27/2006 11:31:26 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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This is absolutely awesome, Ken! Congratulations!


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9/28/2006 7:45:46 AM

 
Alana Ibe
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Incredible sky, Ken, this is STUNNING!
Well deserved, and a HUGE congratulations!!!!


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9/28/2006 8:51:11 AM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Fabulous finalist Ken!!! Mary


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9/28/2006 9:20:24 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations Ken! Beautiful!


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9/28/2006 9:21:01 AM

 
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So many wins, congrats, this one is my favorite, best wishes, you and Mr. D cleaned up this month. Smiles


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9/28/2006 9:53:44 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Oh I loved this. Congratulations and will keep my fingers crossed for you.


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9/28/2006 5:08:52 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Awesome finalist Ken!


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9/29/2006 5:41:45 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Belated congratulations on this beautifully composed shot, Ken!

UB.


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