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Nadine A. Lewis
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    WOW, Bill!!! This is awesome!! I LOVE it!!!!!!!!!!!!

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9/4/2006 4:56:38 AM

 
Terri L. Scribner
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WOW!! Excellent in every aspect, lighting, comp, detail and gorgeous RED!!

9/4/2006 5:00:49 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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.....wow is right! Really beautiful Bill! Aimee

9/4/2006 5:03:38 AM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Great image, Bill.

9/4/2006 5:04:11 AM

 
Janet L. Skinner
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Love the colors and design, Bill! Great work!

9/4/2006 5:06:00 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Beautiful colors and compositiion, Bill!

9/4/2006 5:07:52 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Beautiful Bill, I love the colours and lines in this great shot (ac)

9/4/2006 5:10:21 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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What an outstaning find Bill! Great comp and color and perfectly titled! Jeff

9/4/2006 5:13:09 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Oh, yes, I LOVE IT! Beautiful colors and so original! This is a beauty!!!!

9/4/2006 5:17:51 AM

 
Joy Rector
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beautiful, and I love the colors

9/4/2006 5:27:07 AM

 
Melissa A. Mannon
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I love this! What a great find! The colors are wonderful

9/4/2006 5:45:43 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Great find. Love how the flowers match the bike and contrast between them and the white fence.

9/4/2006 5:48:25 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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Oh WOW this is stunning Bill, what a fantastic image, well captured!

9/4/2006 5:54:03 AM

 
Armando -. Arturo
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great eye Bill.comp and colors are awsome.

9/4/2006 5:57:24 AM

 
David Phalen
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Wonderful comp and colors to make a beautiful shot!

9/4/2006 6:46:56 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Excellent! Love everything about this Bill!!!

9/4/2006 6:47:10 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Awesome find and comp Bill, love your title too!

9/4/2006 7:09:03 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Absolutely 'Picture Perfect' image, Bill!! I like to see this in Winner's circle.

9/4/2006 7:10:49 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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This is a WOW image, Bill! what great coilors and composition! A 10!!!

9/4/2006 7:16:31 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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This is a WOW image, Bill! what great coilors and composition! A 10!!!

9/4/2006 7:16:31 AM

 

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Super! I am impressed!

9/4/2006 7:19:28 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Outstanding image with wonderful colors and design elements. Love how the color red is presented by both the bike and flowers!! Terrific job, Bill!!!

9/4/2006 7:30:01 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Bold colors and strong lines on this beauty, Bill.

9/4/2006 7:44:19 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Terrific colors and composition Bill!!!

9/4/2006 8:14:55 AM

 
Karen E. Michaels
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Bill, This is so invitingly beautiful. Rockwell got nothin' on you. Peace, karen

9/4/2006 8:21:45 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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I LOVE THIS!!! Gosh Bill, this is just so charming and well done - GREAT find and fantastic capture!!

9/4/2006 8:26:18 AM

 
Lee Ann Sahagun - Poling
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What a beautiful simple image - love it!

9/4/2006 8:44:47 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Bill, this is great!! I bet we'll see it in the winners' circle, later on! Wonderful colors and outstanding composition! VERY striking shot!

9/4/2006 9:03:59 AM

 
Tamera Phillips
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I love this shot Bill! Wonderful contrast and subject. I agree it will be seen again.

9/4/2006 9:12:16 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Oh my, I just saw this same thing, only next to a mail box yesterday. Wish now I would have stopped to take the shot. This is absolutely a great image. Great light and color!

9/4/2006 9:14:27 AM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Fantastic image. This is one of my favorites !! So cheerful and colorful!! I love it!

9/4/2006 9:47:54 AM

 
Brenda c. McFarland
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Total Awe! everyone else has used all my words! I just adored this picture. Very well done.

9/4/2006 10:19:09 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Oh my....I totally LOVE this Bill!!!! Amazing! You have one that Hallmark would love to have for their collection!!!!

9/4/2006 10:50:08 AM

 
Cathy Stancil
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"picture perfect" indeed !! What a beautiful composition and image, Bill !

9/4/2006 10:55:48 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Wonderful find and image, Bill!

9/4/2006 11:55:46 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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AWESOME and I love it, Bill! :)

9/4/2006 12:35:18 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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What an absolutely delightful and colorful shot, Bill!! Wouldn't surprise me to see this one again!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

9/4/2006 1:22:46 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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A colorful/delightful Birthday dedication, Bill!

Happy Birthday, Mata!<:))

9/4/2006 4:31:00 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Absolutely gorgeous image, Bill!!! I love the reds and composition! Great find!

9/4/2006 4:41:56 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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This belongs in a gallery, Bill, stunning image!
-Debby

9/4/2006 5:42:33 PM

 
Patty Razonable

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Fantastic capture, composition and colors, Bill!!

9/4/2006 6:45:01 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Oh boy! I love this, not only an old bike, but a white picket fence! Beautiful shot Bill!

9/4/2006 11:41:57 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Looks like a WINNER to me, Bill!! Wow!

9/4/2006 11:42:35 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you all very much! ;)

Bill

9/5/2006 2:47:45 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Aw... how beautiful is this? Wonderful image, Bill!!

9/5/2006 6:43:21 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Bill this is so cheery and beautiful!! I love it!

9/5/2006 11:39:54 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Stunning...love the red bike and all the green!!! Great job!

9/5/2006 2:15:39 PM

 
Jen M
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Wow, very nice!! I love the color contrasts!!

9/5/2006 4:29:28 PM

 
Roger Bernabo
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A wonderful image Bill, love the composition, mixed colors and your title!

9/5/2006 7:15:53 PM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Beautiful and striking capture!!! :)

9/5/2006 9:21:02 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Bill, excellent colors, detail, clarity, exposure and composition.

9/5/2006 11:39:28 PM

 
Donna Roberts
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Bill - this is such a pretty image, the perfect choice to give our beautiful friend Mata for her special day.
Gorgeous presentation, love the white fence palings.....nice touch!
:-) ddu

9/6/2006 1:32:41 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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This is a wonderful composition Bill; I like the mix of man's design and nature coming together...great colout too...
Michael

9/6/2006 1:54:35 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you all so much! ;)

Bill

9/6/2006 2:49:04 AM

 
Bridgette B
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Bill....I really love this one!!!

9/6/2006 11:34:25 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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What a delightful, slightly whimsical, beautiful capture, Bill! This is so charming!

9/6/2006 11:36:35 AM

 
Tressie Davis
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GREAT image! Love how the color of the bike is echoed in the flowers - beautiful!

9/6/2006 2:36:33 PM

 

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Beautiful image, colors and composition Bil, love it!
Happy BD Mata!

9/8/2006 4:56:10 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Thanks so much Bridgette, Terry, Tressie and Reine!

Bill

9/9/2006 12:13:51 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Excellent eye, Stunning image, Bill!!! Brilliant colors, excellent lighting, geometric pattern, contrast, Very well composed and quite beautiful! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.

9/11/2006 1:57:45 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you most kindly, Glenn!

Bill

9/11/2006 2:16:59 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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So very lovely Bill!! The colors, pattern, details, - everything is wonderful. :)

9/13/2006 9:01:03 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you, Pamela

Bill

9/13/2006 4:05:12 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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A gorgeous still life Bill ! Just love it :O)

9/19/2006 1:49:07 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you, Sylvia!

Bill

9/21/2006 4:28:57 PM

 
She-She Killough
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This is NOTHING SHORT OF STUNNING!! THIS is also an ABSOLUTE WINNER!! Or the world is blind. AMAZING FIND AND SHOT William!! WOW!

9/26/2006 4:54:40 AM

 
She-She Killough
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Just had to comment again Bill cause this IS a Winner! And one of my ALL time FAVS!!

she

10/26/2006 11:13:12 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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WOW !! Glad to see this one again Bill !! Big congrats on all your finalists :O)

10/26/2006 2:16:29 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations Bill on this wonderful finalist!!!!!

10/26/2006 2:45:38 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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I knew we would see this shot again. I just love it. Well deserved finalist!!

10/26/2006 3:05:35 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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I'm still counting! Awesome shot Bill! Congratulations again!

10/26/2006 3:19:13 PM

 
Michael Khoury
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Congratulations Bill !...
M

10/26/2006 3:32:33 PM

 
Connie J. Bagot
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Congratulations Bill---a stunning image!

10/26/2006 3:49:47 PM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Congrats on your award, Bill! Very well deserved! Cheers, Glenn.

10/26/2006 4:05:16 PM

 
Judyann Plante
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Congratulations on all your finalists, Bill! You are truly an inspiration. The best of luck on the next round.

Judyann ><>

10/26/2006 5:59:19 PM

 
Marie Fields
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Terrific image, Bill! Congratulations!!

10/26/2006 6:28:52 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Bill...Very pretty!

10/26/2006 7:07:31 PM

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

10/26/2006 7:41:24 PM

 
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Nice contrast. Vertical lines give a sense of strength--

10/26/2006 7:43:05 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congatulations again, Bill!!

10/26/2006 7:49:55 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congrats again, Bill- superb finalist!
-debby

10/26/2006 8:13:19 PM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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A wonderful image, Bill...congratulations.!:)

10/26/2006 9:16:56 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Bill!!!!

10/27/2006 12:40:20 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Bill, congratulations on your finalist.

10/27/2006 12:49:54 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you! ;)

Bill

10/27/2006 2:52:57 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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Congratulations...

10/27/2006 3:52:11 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Congratulations Bill.

10/27/2006 4:20:53 AM

 
ADILSON F. FERREIRA
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Bill!!!

10/27/2006 6:37:46 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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LOVE IT...SO glad to see it here in the finalist. Congratulations again Bill

10/27/2006 8:11:00 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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So glad to see this in the finals, Bill! I thought we would! Congrats again!

10/27/2006 10:01:53 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Congatulations again, Bill!!

10/27/2006 10:49:14 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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And again, and again!! Wow, Super Bill!!

10/27/2006 2:03:03 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Fabulous finalist, Bill! Congratulations on all your finalist!

10/27/2006 2:56:37 PM

 
JOHN V. ROSCICH
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CONGRATULATIONS BILL
WELL DESERVED
JOHN

10/27/2006 3:21:14 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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I love the lines in this one...contrasting colors really catch your attention as well. Congratulations Bill.

10/27/2006 4:04:35 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding work Bill!!! Congratulations!!!

10/27/2006 6:32:16 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Gorgeous! Congrats Bill!!<:))

10/27/2006 10:57:12 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thanks a bunch, everyone!

Bill

10/28/2006 6:44:52 AM

 
She-She Killough
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WHAT did I tell you?? Winner!! BIG COngrats Bill!!

10/28/2006 4:11:39 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations Bill on this wonderful 2nd place win!!!!

10/28/2006 11:49:50 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Unique and beautiful, Bill. Congratulations!

10/29/2006 12:33:39 AM

 
S P Mukherji
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Congrats Bill!! Outstanding!!!

10/29/2006 12:43:47 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Bill!!!

10/29/2006 12:51:23 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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A fantastic winner Bill, many congratulations!

10/29/2006 1:10:58 AM

 
Michael Khoury
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Congratulations Bill !!!...
M

10/29/2006 1:48:14 AM

 
Lani J
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Fantastic image! Congratulations William!! :o)

10/29/2006 1:46:05 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your win Bill :o)

10/29/2006 2:08:58 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Big Congrats on your win Bill!!!

10/29/2006 2:15:51 AM

 
Judyann Plante
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Congratulations, Bill, on this well-deserved win!!!

Judyann ><>

10/29/2006 2:40:53 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Bill, Huge Congratulations on this winning image!!

10/29/2006 2:45:22 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Great win, Bill! I called this one correctly. Superb!!!

10/29/2006 2:50:31 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this wonderful and wistful winner, Bill!

10/29/2006 3:01:26 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Big congratulations on your win, Bill!!!

10/29/2006 3:31:45 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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A very big contratualations on a Oustanding composition, Bill!!! VERY well deserved! Cheers, Glenn.

10/29/2006 3:38:40 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congratulations Bill, on such a well deserved win!

10/29/2006 3:38:42 AM

 
Megan p
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Congratulations, this is really wonderful!!

10/29/2006 3:58:01 AM

 
Vicki Hunt
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I just love this!!!! Congratulations!

10/29/2006 4:04:22 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Congrats.

10/29/2006 4:12:19 AM

 
She-She Killough
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AHHH YES... My FAV picture!!! I knew it would be a WINNER!! Many Congratulations Bill!!

10/29/2006 5:00:53 AM

 
DiAnna F. Paulk
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What a beautiful discovery! Excellent composition, Bill! Congratulations to you!

10/29/2006 5:02:52 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congratulations on your fun image and win Bill! Reminds me of the bike ride in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid :0)

10/29/2006 5:04:57 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Gorgeous Winner Bil....Congratulations

10/29/2006 5:06:43 AM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Congratulations Bill!!! Well deserved!!

10/29/2006 5:14:59 AM

 
Terri L. Scribner
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Big congrats on this wonderful winning image, Bill!!

10/29/2006 5:31:22 AM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations on your win, Bill!!!

10/29/2006 5:55:31 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on this absolutely gorgeous win

10/29/2006 6:19:12 AM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Concratulations Bill!! :)

10/29/2006 6:50:08 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Beautifully composed, love the perky flowers surrounding your subject, Bill - congratulations!!

10/29/2006 7:25:24 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Bill on this charming winning image!

10/29/2006 7:26:39 AM

 
Gail P. Sullivan
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Bill...wonderful comp and colors on this winning image....congrats!

10/29/2006 7:39:26 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on your win Bill! Beautifully composed, wonderful colors and mood!

10/29/2006 7:39:49 AM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Big congratulations Bill on your win!!

10/29/2006 7:49:04 AM

 
Jim Kinnunen
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Congratulations on this very excellent winning image, Bill!!!!:) I also love the title!!!

10/29/2006 7:56:16 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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....congratulations on this bright and cheerful winner Bill...Aimee

10/29/2006 8:29:53 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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Huge congratulations on your beautiful
winner Bill!!!! :)

10/29/2006 9:04:38 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Great image..congratulations Bill!

10/29/2006 9:05:22 AM

 
Susana Heide
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I was so sure I had commented on this before but I guess I haven't. I remember this very well and loved it the first time I saw it! All the elements in this image compliment eachother perfectly! So glad it got this recognition! CONGRATULATIONS Bill!!!

10/29/2006 9:44:20 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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Congratulations Bill!

10/29/2006 10:45:25 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner.

10/29/2006 10:59:25 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Gorgeous image! congrats!

10/29/2006 12:30:19 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Congratulations on this fabulous win, Bill!<:))

10/29/2006 12:48:30 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations!!!!!!!

10/29/2006 1:13:03 PM

 
Melissa A. Mannon
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Way to go Bill!

10/29/2006 1:26:32 PM

 
Penny Steiner
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It is a wonderful image and I am just so glad to be in such good company in the winning circle.

Penny

10/29/2006 2:01:43 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Bill, congratulations on your Second Place Win!

10/29/2006 2:40:40 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your second place win!! This is so beautifully composed and lovely Bill!!

10/29/2006 3:13:09 PM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Awesome image Bill. Congrats on you win!!

10/29/2006 3:18:30 PM

 
Karen Bacon
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I love this image and so glad to see it a winner!Congratulations Bill!

10/29/2006 3:41:36 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Bill:)

10/29/2006 4:11:58 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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Many congratulations on your Second Place Win with this colorful image, Bill!
Monika

10/29/2006 4:30:43 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you all very much! ;)

Bill

10/29/2006 4:36:09 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Awesome Bill, congrats on your win!

10/29/2006 4:37:13 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Super job, Bill!!

10/29/2006 4:38:59 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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BIG Congratulations on your win, Bill!!! I love this shot!

10/29/2006 4:56:49 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Congrats on this great win!

10/29/2006 8:51:59 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Bill, are you going to even see this congratulations with all these other hundreds?
Charm is your middle name Bill!

10/29/2006 10:23:47 PM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Here's another -- congratulations, Bill, on your win for this sweet image!

10/30/2006 7:16:06 AM

 
Mick Burkey
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Congratulations on your win, Bill. Simple yet wonderful design and execution. Love the colors.

10/30/2006 12:24:34 PM

 
Peter K. Burian
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This really is a beautiful image! Bill has another version (Thanksgiving theme) on his web site and that's great too, but somehow, I just love this one.

The flowers, the color of the grass, the gentle lighting ... very evocative of the past, of a quieter era.

Congratulations, Bill.

Peter

10/30/2006 7:28:11 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you!
I very much appreciate all your kind comments ;)

Bill

Yes, I see you, Joannie ;)

10/30/2006 7:46:15 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congratulations on your win, Bill...Beautiful!

10/30/2006 10:17:45 PM

 
Cora Miller
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This is just perfect, Bill! I love the contrasting lines and curves and the contrasting colors, as well as the repeating elements. Absolutely wonderful! Congratulations on your win.

10/30/2006 10:29:01 PM

 
Brenda c. McFarland
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Congrats! Bill you took such a lovely picture. I'm so glad it placed.

10/30/2006 11:51:38 PM

 

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Beautiful Bill!
Congratulations on your win!

10/31/2006 1:38:27 PM

 
paola A. Jofre
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Congratulations Bill!! Beautiful I keep coming back to look at your photo. Great work!!

10/31/2006 2:48:36 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations Bill!!!

11/2/2006 6:15:06 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Hearty congrats on this fantastic winner, Bill!!!!!
-Debby

11/2/2006 5:22:06 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thanks so much Sherry, Cora, Brenda, Reine, Paola, Bill and Debby! ;)

Bill

11/2/2006 7:53:55 PM

 
Anne D. Eigen
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A huge congratulations on this wonderful winning image, Bill!!!

11/3/2006 8:56:01 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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What a sweet win, Bill!! CONGRATULATIONS on this gorgeous 2nd Place!! Love it!!
Much Aloha,
Stan

11/3/2006 10:51:40 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Thanks so much Anne and Stan!

Bill

11/3/2006 7:12:58 PM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on your Second Place win, Bill! Excellent photo!

Cathy :)

11/8/2006 10:56:55 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you, Cathy!!

Bill

11/8/2006 1:29:18 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your super image and win Bill!!

11/27/2006 6:02:19 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you, Murry!

Bill

11/27/2006 3:29:38 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Belated congrats on this fantastic win Bill ~ and congrats for being the 'featured gallery' ~ well done and well deserved!

4/3/2007 4:06:28 AM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Congratulations Bill!!!!!! All well deserved!!!!!

4/3/2007 5:26:17 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Congrats Bill...I love this image! You're so talented :0)

4/3/2007 6:06:25 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS on your Featured Gallery Willam!!!! :0)

4/3/2007 6:25:49 AM

 

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Beautiful Bill!
Congratulations!

4/3/2007 7:01:42 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on being Featured Gallery, Bill!!

4/3/2007 7:08:28 AM

 
Helen N. McHugh
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Congratulations, Bill, on your featured gallery!

4/3/2007 7:26:18 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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Hey Bill, Congratulations on your featured Gallery!!

4/3/2007 7:30:18 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Bill, congratulations on your feature in SnapShot.

4/3/2007 7:33:45 AM

 
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Bill so good to see this image featured!! It has ALWAYS been one of my all time Favorites!!! Congratulations Bill!!

4/3/2007 9:08:50 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations again, Bill on this featured image in SnapShot!

4/3/2007 10:08:12 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you all very much! ;)

Bill

4/3/2007 7:39:50 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Great job, William. Congratulations!

4/4/2007 4:58:11 PM

 
Penny Steiner
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Hi Bill

My email was getting filled up and had to see what was going on and I should have know it was your wonderful image being featured at betterphoto.
Good seeing it again and hope all is well with you.

Penny

4/4/2007 7:08:17 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you RC and Penny ;)

Bill

4/5/2007 3:19:58 AM

 
Amy L. Buckenmayer

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Pardon me for being so late to the game. I just saw this photograph in a newsletter I received. I am SO into shooting bicycles right now! I love the girlish innocence this photograph captures. It's a lovely color image.

4/5/2007 5:34:46 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Thank you, Amy!

Bill

4/5/2007 5:49:33 PM

 
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