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Riding the Waves! Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
Riding the Waves!
Riding the Waves!
An adventurous ride taken at Great Falls! (70x200 lens)

Happy Saturday!

© Gail Vitikacs
Nikon D200 Digital...

Deb Holmes
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    Love this image, Gail, excellent capture, the red kayak in the raging water is just so cool, great work!

10/28/2006 7:18:19 AM

Pamela Shane
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Wow!! Outstanding Gail - love the way
this image looks like a painting; fantasict use of shutter speed. :)

10/28/2006 7:22:17 AM

Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Great shot Gail, love those waves (ac)

10/28/2006 7:22:33 AM

Melissa Gurdus
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Fantastic effects created by motion of the water...looks like a slow shutter speed....The red kayak is a terrific focal point, Gail!!!

10/28/2006 7:23:41 AM

Gail Vitikacs
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Thank you Audrey, Pamela, Deb, and Melissa...yes, I had the shutter speed slow on this.... :-)

10/28/2006 7:27:40 AM

Jenny Bosmans
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Fuperb capture and fantastic image, Gail! :)

10/28/2006 7:33:29 AM

William C. Raco
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I love the red white and blue colors and the soft, yet powerfully flowing water.
Outstanding work, Gail!


10/28/2006 7:45:19 AM

Claudia Kuhn
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What a great capture Gail, love these action shots!!

10/28/2006 7:45:42 AM

Vendla Stockdale
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Excellent action shot

10/28/2006 7:56:37 AM

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Terrific action capture Gail!!!

10/28/2006 8:17:37 AM

Nancy L. Green
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Superb action image Gail!! Wonderful timing and composition!! <><

10/28/2006 8:23:20 AM

Lynne Morris
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Wonderful action shot Gail, with perfect timing, well captured!

10/28/2006 8:29:48 AM

Gail Vitikacs
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Thank you Lynne, Nancy, Adilson, Vendla, Claudia, Bill, and Jenny!

10/28/2006 8:31:24 AM

Rakesh Syal
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Terrific action capture Gail, a winner for sure!!!

10/28/2006 9:30:16 AM

Carol Sawyer
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Wonderful action capture, Gail!!!

10/28/2006 10:23:26 AM

Joy Rector
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wonderful capture

10/28/2006 10:35:59 AM

Kay E. Mahoney
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Nice capture. Love the bright red in the blue.

10/28/2006 10:39:43 AM

Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful water the blue and the red!!

10/28/2006 12:52:38 PM

Manuel Barrera
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Wow, one of them, maybe this one is a winner for sure, Gail

10/28/2006 7:35:44 PM

Ken Smith
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Agree with Manuel on this one; it certainly conveys motion and power. And the colors are great!

10/29/2006 2:28:51 AM

Nadine A. Lewis
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WOW! OUTSTANDING! Love the look of the water! I agree that we just might see this one again! <><

10/29/2006 4:56:02 AM

Noel Baebler
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This is a bona fide knockout!!! Beautiful work, Gail!!!

10/29/2006 6:48:48 AM

Chastity Abbott
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Looks like a portrait that should be in a magazine!!! Awesome capture!

10/29/2006 12:40:04 PM

Johnny  Santoso
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Wow this is Master Piece..! gonna see it again soon.. Awesome..!
best photo I've seen today..


10/29/2006 5:06:18 PM

Laura Clay-Ballard
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wow! this is gorgeous!

10/29/2006 5:07:03 PM

Judyann Plante
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Wow, Gail! Fantastic image. Excellent color, composition, and capture of motion. Looks like a winner to me.

Judyann ><>

10/29/2006 5:28:25 PM

Darryl Wilkinson

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A wall hanger, Gail. Outstanding capture!

11/4/2006 11:09:30 AM

Dave Sanders
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This is superb photography. What was your setup. Great work.

11/5/2006 8:44:37 AM

Ken Smith
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Gotta love that lens! Congrats again...I'm losing track...

12/19/2007 6:24:54 PM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist!! This is a great image Gail!

12/19/2007 6:33:59 PM

Su Sana E. P
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Huge Congratulations on this terrific Winner, Gail!! Double Winners this time!! WoW!!

12/19/2007 7:39:37 PM

Ken Smith
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I'm still waiting on that autograph!! Congrats again...what a month, for sure!!

12/19/2007 7:53:19 PM

Mike Perez
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Congratulations on this great action Winner, Gail!

12/19/2007 8:25:56 PM

Sharon  Day
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Wow, I love this, Gail!!! Another Big Congratulations!

12/19/2007 8:39:07 PM

Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on another win, Gail!! I'm so happy for you!

12/19/2007 9:08:57 PM

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12/19/2007 9:41:15 PM

Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on a much deserved winner Gail!!!!

12/20/2007 1:44:18 AM

Sylvia Rossler
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BigBig congrats on this awesome winner Gail :o)

12/20/2007 4:20:29 AM

Sharon K. King
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You are on a roll! You go girl! Congratulations!

12/20/2007 4:38:37 AM

Laurie Daily
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Another great winner, Gail. Congratulations!

12/20/2007 4:44:32 AM

Peter Appelbaum
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Congratulations again Gail. Peter

12/20/2007 5:59:35 AM

Gail Vitikacs
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12/20/2007 6:03:22 AM

Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations on your Winner!!

12/20/2007 8:28:41 AM

Nadya Johnson
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Fantastic photo, Gail! Congratulations on your gorgeous winner!

12/20/2007 9:40:37 AM

David Phalen
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BIG Congrats on a well deserved Winner!

12/20/2007 10:35:13 AM

Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations again, Gail! A thrilling image and Second Place win!

12/20/2007 10:43:20 AM

Lynne Morris
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Huge congratulations on this beautiful winner Gail.

12/20/2007 2:26:04 PM

Anita N. Hogue
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WOW, what a beautiful image! Congratulations,Gail!

12/20/2007 4:46:04 PM

Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations on your winners this month, Gail! Terrific action capture here!

12/20/2007 5:08:44 PM

Stephen Zacker
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Great capture. Congratulations

12/21/2007 3:39:29 AM

Robert Baer
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congrats for your win with this fantastic action packed image!

12/21/2007 6:50:02 AM

Stan Kwasniowski
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Gail, congratulations

12/21/2007 2:55:19 PM

Gail Vitikacs
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Thank you all for stopping by and leaving such wonderful comments!

12/21/2007 5:13:33 PM

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar
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wow! another winner! you're on fire, Gail!! :)) BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!

12/22/2007 7:28:02 AM

Linda Blair
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Awesome capture...congrats on your win!!! ☺

12/22/2007 7:43:11 AM

Tarun Bose
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Big congrats for your outstanding winner dear Gail.

12/22/2007 10:25:15 AM

Steven W. Lepak
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Bravo AND CONGRATS Gail! Keep up the great work. Best Regards, Steven

12/23/2007 1:49:18 PM

Patricia (Pat) C. Exum
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Great capture and a well deserved win!

12/24/2007 4:34:28 AM

jennifer B. short
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What a terrific image Gail. I have SO enjoyed browsing through your gallery. Jennifer

12/28/2007 1:24:52 PM

Darryl Wilkinson

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Yeaaa, Gail! Congratulations on this beauty! Happy New Year!!

1/1/2008 12:13:29 AM

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