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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Facing the Fire (2nd)
Facing the Fire (2nd)
© monique gresser
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Canon EOS Digital ...
 
 
 
Paula Dwyer
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    Incredible image and fantastic effects work!!! :)

10/26/2006 6:42:25 AM

 
monique gresser
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Thanks Paula - I loved your gallery. You are so creative! your spooky series is wonderful : )

10/26/2006 9:44:05 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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This is AWESOME work, Monique! A dynamic image! Well done!

10/26/2006 11:36:22 AM

 
monique gresser
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Thank you Nadya - :)

10/26/2006 4:33:44 PM

 
Sheryl A. Hudson
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Monique, What a wonderful image! Great effects! Very touching!
Sheryl

10/28/2006 9:09:15 PM

 
Jen M
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This is stunning, beautiful, & very creative!!

10/29/2006 6:21:56 PM

 
monique gresser
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Thanks Sheryl and JD!

10/30/2006 5:45:11 AM

 
Marsha S. Smith
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Just spectacular! Congratulations!

11/24/2006 9:51:41 AM

 
Michael S. Baker
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Beautiful image, Monique! Congrats on making the finals!
Regards,
Mike B-

11/24/2006 1:30:43 PM

 
monique gresser
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Thanks Marsha and Michael!!

11/24/2006 4:26:30 PM

 
Vicki L. Filippin
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YOU ROCK, girlfriend.
Tres' magnifique!
Congrats.
xoxo

11/25/2006 7:14:49 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your excellent finalist image!!!

11/25/2006 4:23:44 PM

 
Jen M
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CONGRATULATIONS!!

11/26/2006 6:06:00 AM

 
monique gresser
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Vicki (w/o e) Donna & JD - thanks for the Congrats!

11/26/2006 7:04:36 AM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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Monique...congrats on your win

11/27/2006 1:41:19 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner.

11/27/2006 4:23:16 AM

 
Michael S. Baker
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Congrats, Monique, on a great win!

11/27/2006 5:01:33 AM

 
monique gresser
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YYYEEEEE HAAAA! What a great way to start the day! Thanks everyone!!!

11/27/2006 5:18:36 AM

 
Adam Bolt
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Absolutely superb work Monique. Really captures the emotion.

Cheers Adam

11/27/2006 5:57:45 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Great image Monique. Congratulations

11/27/2006 5:59:23 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on your well deserved Winner Monique

11/27/2006 6:41:03 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Monique, congratulations on your Second Place Winner!

11/27/2006 9:05:52 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations Monique, on your FANTASTIC winner!!

11/27/2006 10:54:44 AM

 
Vicki L. Filippin
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WOOOOOO-HOOOOOO, Niq....!!!!!
You double rock!
CONGRATULATIONS on your well deserved win.
XOXOXO

11/27/2006 4:02:00 PM

 
Sharon K. King
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This is SUPER!! My son is a Jr. Firefighter, I love this! Congrats on your finalist!

11/27/2006 6:25:02 PM

 
monique gresser
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Thanks everyone!!!!

11/27/2006 6:41:02 PM

 
Cora Miller
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Powerful work! Congratulations on your win.

11/28/2006 12:22:33 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your SECOND place win!! Nicely done!

11/28/2006 4:20:27 PM

 
monique gresser
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Thank you Cora and Donna!

11/28/2006 7:08:40 PM

 
monique gresser
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Thank you Cora and Donna!

11/28/2006 7:08:45 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Fantastic work, Monique. Superb!! Congratulations on yor S_P_W!

11/28/2006 7:41:48 PM

 
Sheryl A. Hudson
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Congratulations Monique! So glad to see this one again!!!

11/28/2006 9:59:03 PM

 
ronda chatelle
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This is spectacular Monique! Excellent work, Congratulations!

12/1/2006 4:50:36 AM

 
monique gresser
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thanks everyone - your kind words are greatly appreciated :)

12/2/2006 4:24:30 AM

 
Holly Shao
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Monique, Congratulations on this fantastic winner!! Great work!

Holly

12/11/2006 1:19:34 PM

 
Sherrye Nozaki
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An excellent piece. Congratulations:)

12/16/2006 2:53:20 PM

 
Leanna  Weber
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Wow!!! This is Great. Congrats, Leanna:O)

12/26/2006 2:29:35 PM

 
monique gresser
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Thank you all for your kind comments.
Have a Wonderful New Year!

12/30/2006 8:30:34 PM

 
Sharrie Thomas
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This creation deserved a first place! It is truly AWESOME! It really brings it home. Wonderful, wonderful!

5/2/2007 9:55:42 AM

 
monique gresser
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LOL - thank you Sharrie!!!

5/2/2007 12:58:29 PM

 
Anthony 
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This photo belongs on the cover of T.I.M.E. magazine!- "Superiorly" done!!!

8/7/2007 8:51:52 PM

 
monique gresser
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Thanks Anthony - this is one of my favorites

8/7/2007 8:54:44 PM

 
Christina D. Brown

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Awesome! What program did you use for this effect?

8/13/2007 7:01:40 AM

 
monique gresser
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I work in Photoshop CS2. this was created from layers of 3 different photos with varied opacities, feathered, erased etc.

8/13/2007 7:20:04 AM

 
Jillian Danielson
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Awesome job, Monique!!!

9/11/2007 3:43:49 PM

 
Gary Pond
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Wonderful work here Monique. The photo really tells a story.

6/10/2008 4:18:03 AM

 
monique gresser
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Thank you Jillian and Gary!

6/11/2008 7:32:30 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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What an Amazing and Emotional Image, Monique! This was just scrolling by the winners circle and I had to stop to comment!!!

BRAVO!

-Laura Swan

11/11/2009 1:18:15 AM

 
monique gresser
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Thank you so much Laura!

11/11/2009 4:38:22 AM

 
Laura E. Swan
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:) !!!

11/12/2009 2:19:59 AM

 
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