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Flash of Light
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Flash of Light
Flash of Light
** BP 2nd Place Winner - Special Effects - October 2006 **
I want to thank Cathy, Linda, Bill, Ken, Roger and Carla for helping me take this awesome picture today in Cabbagetown, Atlanta, Ga.
2 second exposure
Manual Mode
F/8.0 F-stop
f/8 Aperture
ISO100
NO Flash
Tripod (yes! Me using a tripod! Go figure!)
Pretty much straight out of the camera.

© Laura Clay-Ballard
Nikon D200 Digital...
 
 
 
Bill Wyatt
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    Wow it is beautiful! Love the awesome colors and effects! You go girl this rocks!!

10/29/2006 4:47:27 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Laura, I enjoyed getting to know you at the ATL shoot. You beat me to the punch with this one. LOL But I'll return the favor on a different one tomorrow. Super job with this picture!

10/29/2006 5:02:13 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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A very dynamic perspective and love those hue tonal values Laura!

10/29/2006 5:56:47 PM

 
Roger Bernabo
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Super action image Laura; I had alot of fun this morning... thanks!

10/29/2006 7:21:47 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Great work Laura! It was great meeting and shooting with you this weekend! Thanks for all your work on the Atlanta shoot.

10/29/2006 7:22:43 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Fantastic image and show of motion - I really like the color on this. Very nicely done

10/30/2006 3:21:17 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Stunning image, fantastic camera work, well composed and VERY Well Done, Laura!!! Cheers, Glenn.

10/30/2006 3:24:30 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Beautiful shot Laura! I wish I had been there that day of the Georgia Shoot :o( Your shot is just wonderful! Judy

10/30/2006 4:34:14 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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great job with this one laura...come back to the big atl and we will shoot some more

10/30/2006 4:36:18 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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WOW!! This was just way to much fun! Can't wait to see everyones shots!
Thank you for all your help on the shoot it made it so successful!

10/30/2006 4:54:54 AM

 
eileen bedford
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Beautiful capture Laura

10/30/2006 5:32:39 AM

 
Amy Jackson
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Awesome shot, Laura!! I was great meeting you!! :)

10/30/2006 6:11:49 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thanks, y'all!

10/30/2006 6:40:55 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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It sounds as though you all had a great time in Atlanta, Laura. I love the effects of the slow shutter speed with the lines of light rushing through the image. These lights make for terrific linear elements, as well!!!

10/30/2006 8:22:56 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Wow! AWESOME shot!

10/30/2006 9:22:39 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thanks, melissa and nadya!

10/30/2006 9:34:47 AM

 
Joy Rector
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awsome

10/30/2006 9:44:34 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thanks, Joy!

10/30/2006 10:26:28 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Really awsome shot Laura. Outstanding framing and magical shutter speed work.Well done.

10/30/2006 1:37:56 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Awesome shot Laura.

10/30/2006 1:39:10 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thanks, tarun and tonya

10/30/2006 1:50:42 PM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Looks like the teamwork really paid off!!

10/30/2006 4:16:50 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thanks, Marcie. And, yes, it did!

10/30/2006 6:31:53 PM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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Wonderful composition and lighting Laura!,
Amalia

10/30/2006 9:19:47 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Awesome lighting and comp Laura!

10/31/2006 4:16:50 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Oh Laura, wow!!! Great job!
I had a suh a fun time in Georgia and it was great to meet you! Thanks for everything! I hope we can all get together again sometime.

10/31/2006 7:59:24 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Suer shot Laura !! Love the light-play and the wonderful framing !!!

10/31/2006 1:11:27 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thanks, y'all!

11/1/2006 3:19:11 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Great lighting and colors. Sounds like I missed a great time!!

11/3/2006 1:57:22 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WOW, WOW and WOW!!!! This is sooooo fantastic, Laura!!!! the colors, lighting and mood are WONDERFUL!!!!!

11/4/2006 9:57:10 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Laura, I understand you're quite the hostess - and quite the photographer, too :) Outstanding work and presentation!

11/4/2006 11:35:43 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thanks, y'all!

11/6/2006 3:23:25 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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This is wonderful Laura!!! You did the D200 proud!

11/7/2006 4:45:47 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thanks, Gail!

11/7/2006 5:44:01 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Fantastic shot, Laura. Excellent job on this.
Sam

11/7/2006 9:00:29 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thank you, samantha!

11/8/2006 3:46:41 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Awesome Laura! Love the motion, colors, lighting, what more can I say?? Just beautiful, great job. Sorry Judy and I couldn't make this day, we needed to get back to Alabama!
jo ann c.

11/9/2006 7:12:55 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thanks, Jo Ann...and I understand!

11/9/2006 7:16:18 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Many congrats Laura ~ wonderful shot!

11/23/2006 1:07:34 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congratulations on your finalist Laura!

11/23/2006 1:23:29 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations I am so happy for you. It was great being there with you when shot this!

11/23/2006 1:30:07 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations Laura, looked like a winner all along!
jo ann c.

11/23/2006 1:36:53 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Congrats Laura.

11/23/2006 1:38:13 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, y'all! what a wonderful thanksgiving day surprise!

11/23/2006 1:44:18 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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A winner all the way Laura! Congrats! Judy

11/23/2006 1:47:38 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats Laura :o)

11/23/2006 1:57:23 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Big congratulations on this stunning finalist!!!!

11/23/2006 2:12:24 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, melissa!

11/23/2006 2:26:55 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Laura!! Great capture!!

11/23/2006 2:58:40 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations, Amy

11/23/2006 5:33:56 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations, Laura, SORRY about the wrong name... too much turkey (lol)...

11/23/2006 5:34:35 PM

 
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Big congratulations on your finalist, Laura!

11/23/2006 5:44:37 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Laura, on this fantastic finalist!

11/23/2006 6:03:35 PM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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Congrats on this awesome finalist Laura

11/23/2006 6:32:00 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Congratulations Laura!!!! WTGG!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty

11/23/2006 6:57:32 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on your awesome finalist!

11/23/2006 7:28:11 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Laura, I was there with you!!! Super congrats!

11/23/2006 7:35:32 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this very well deserved finalist, Laura. Good luck!!
Sam

11/23/2006 7:47:41 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Yay, Laura!!! Congratulations and best of luck next round!

11/23/2006 9:34:08 PM

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

11/23/2006 10:26:09 PM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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A big congratulations on your finalist award, Laura!!! (Note... my orginal post on your image was "Stunning"... translated... 'this is a winner and I wish I could have come up with something half way comparable!!!!! (LOL)) VERY well deserved! Cheers, Glenn.

11/24/2006 4:02:39 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations, Laura!!

11/24/2006 4:27:50 AM

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

11/24/2006 4:35:33 AM

 
Amy Jackson
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Congratulations, Laura!!

11/24/2006 4:39:30 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Laura!!

11/24/2006 5:07:25 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks to all! I'm thrilled ....!!!!

11/24/2006 5:29:18 AM

 
Ross Throndson
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Fantastic Finalist, Laura....Congratulations!! :^)

11/24/2006 7:08:52 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Incredible image, Laura! Congratulations!!!

11/24/2006 7:12:04 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Laura, congratulations

11/24/2006 7:28:00 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Laura, great color, lighting, composition and exposure; congratulations on your finalist.

11/24/2006 9:11:12 AM

 
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Congratulations, Laura. :O)

11/24/2006 9:38:10 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratualtions on this awesome finalist and best of luck in the next round Laura. Love those deep warm colors!

11/24/2006 9:44:30 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Congrats Laura for your finalist.

11/24/2006 11:00:11 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, y'all!

11/24/2006 11:58:28 AM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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Congrats Laura!

11/24/2006 1:16:54 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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So glad to see this in the finalista! Kinda thought so... ! Congrats! And best of luck in the next round!

11/24/2006 1:43:32 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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WOW!! AWESOME FINALIST!! CONGRATULATIONS LAURA :0)

11/24/2006 2:14:15 PM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Big Congrats on this fantastic finalist Laura! That colour and those leading lines are amazing! WTG girl!!

11/24/2006 4:12:51 PM

 
JOHN V. ROSCICH
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CONGRATULATIONS LAURA
GREAT JOB
JOHN

11/24/2006 4:14:57 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your great finalist win!!! Well done Laura!!

11/24/2006 6:11:25 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, y'all!

11/24/2006 6:26:39 PM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Congratulations on your wonderful and most deserving finalist,Laura!!!

11/24/2006 8:18:24 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Great job on this one, Laura...Congratulations!

11/24/2006 10:25:41 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Wonderful image, Laura. BIG CONGRATS!

11/24/2006 11:25:32 PM

 
Judyann Plante
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Laura!

Judyann ><>

11/25/2006 2:14:10 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks to all!

11/25/2006 5:38:04 AM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Congratulations on your finalist!!!
Awesome capture Laura!!

11/25/2006 12:00:15 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, paula!

11/25/2006 12:44:50 PM

 
Susan J. Allen
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Congratulations, Larua! Great capture!

11/26/2006 2:04:29 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, Susan!

11/26/2006 4:53:03 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on a well deserved finalist and good luck in the next round Laura

11/26/2006 5:01:24 AM

 
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Laura, Congratulations on this awesome Winning image!!

11/27/2006 1:30:42 AM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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Congrats Laura on your awesome win

11/27/2006 1:34:54 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Congrats Laura..

11/27/2006 3:46:26 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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This is such a cool image - congratulations

11/27/2006 3:55:31 AM

 
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Congratulations on this awesome, winner!!

11/27/2006 4:06:08 AM

 
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Big Congratulations, Laura....Great Winning Image!!! :^)

11/27/2006 4:08:32 AM

 
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Congratulations on your second place winner.

11/27/2006 4:19:04 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your win Laura :O)

11/27/2006 4:25:02 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Congratulations on your exceptional winning image, Laura!

11/27/2006 4:41:17 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Wow! I'm thrilled! Thanks everyone for your awesome comments! Thanks BP for choosing my now favorite photo!

11/27/2006 4:45:53 AM

 
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Big Congrats on this superb win Laura! I really like the tones and energy!!

11/27/2006 4:46:09 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Laura, super congratulations!!

11/27/2006 5:06:35 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Laura!! Congrats!! I knew this was a winner the minute I saw it!!

11/27/2006 5:13:27 AM

 
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Big congrats on your win, Barbara!!

11/27/2006 6:10:41 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Laura!

11/27/2006 6:11:46 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Congratulations Laura!! This is a wonderful image!

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11/27/2006 6:15:43 AM

 
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Love seeing the shots from the Atlanta BP shoot win! Congratulations!

11/27/2006 6:37:22 AM

 
Amy Jackson
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Congratulations, Laura!!!!

11/27/2006 6:44:49 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Awesome winner, Laura. This is super and so deserving...

11/27/2006 6:52:13 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks everyone!

11/27/2006 6:59:48 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Fantastic! Congratulations, Laura!

11/27/2006 7:15:12 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats for your wining shot.Well done Laura.

11/27/2006 7:18:45 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your win...WTG

11/27/2006 7:20:45 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratualtions on your win!!

11/27/2006 7:31:12 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, y'all!

11/27/2006 8:10:33 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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A BIG Congrats on your win Laura!!!

11/27/2006 8:48:36 AM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulations, Laura, on your win!

11/27/2006 9:09:55 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Fantastic win, Laura!!! Congratulations!!! Cheers, Glenn.

11/27/2006 9:10:05 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Terrific Laura, congrats on your win!

11/27/2006 9:11:09 AM

 
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Congratulations, Laura on your win. :O)

11/27/2006 9:11:52 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Laura, congratulations on your Second Place Winner!

11/27/2006 9:24:56 AM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WINNER LAURA!!
LOVE THIS!!
JOHN

11/27/2006 9:28:23 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Laura! :)

11/27/2006 10:23:17 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, y'all!

11/27/2006 10:36:16 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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So glad to see this stunning photo with a Golden Oval!! Way to go! Congratulations, Laura!

11/27/2006 10:42:33 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, nadya!

11/27/2006 11:16:13 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Congratulations on this terrific winner Laura!

11/27/2006 11:43:38 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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Congrats Laura! Fantastic win!

11/27/2006 12:40:42 PM

 
Judyann Plante
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Laura, Conggratulations on this awesome winner!!!

Judyann ><>

11/27/2006 1:26:26 PM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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SUPER HUGE CONGRATS on this fantastic winner Laura!!!

11/27/2006 2:22:36 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, y'all!

11/27/2006 2:45:11 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations on this awesome winner Laura...

11/27/2006 2:47:25 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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An amzing image Laura, congratulations to you!

11/27/2006 2:48:28 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Outstanding work, Laura
Beautifully done
Congratulations,

Bill

11/27/2006 3:50:53 PM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this "moving" winner, Laura!

11/27/2006 4:56:35 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, y'all!

11/27/2006 5:04:13 PM

 
Marie Fields
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Terrific image, Laura!! Congratulations!!

11/27/2006 5:11:20 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations on your awesome 2nd place win, Laura!!!

11/27/2006 6:11:31 PM

 
Vicki Hunt
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Way to go! congrats!

11/27/2006 6:19:00 PM

 
Sam Britt
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BIG Congratulations on this terrific 2nd place winner, Laura!

11/27/2006 6:43:02 PM

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

11/27/2006 6:47:49 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Congratulations Laura. Superb! Congratulations on your WINNE!!

11/27/2006 8:13:53 PM

 
Cesar J. La Rosa
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Congratulations on this FANTASTIC Winner, Laura!!!

11/27/2006 9:43:23 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Beautiful presentation and winner, Laura. Congratulations!!!

11/27/2006 9:58:45 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks to all!

11/28/2006 3:34:05 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations on your win, Laura!!!

11/28/2006 3:44:26 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, Collette!

11/28/2006 4:05:52 AM

 
Dale Ann Cubbage
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Congrats, Laura! Fantastic work!

da

11/28/2006 9:22:08 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations on this AWESOME Winner Laura!!! :0)

11/28/2006 10:23:20 AM

 
Gary Lange
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Congrats on an awsome winner, Laura!! I don't know how I missed this one.

11/28/2006 11:25:29 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, y'all!

11/28/2006 12:59:53 PM

 
DiAnna F. Paulk
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fantastic, Laura! Congratulations!!

11/28/2006 3:13:08 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, diAnna!

11/28/2006 3:27:29 PM

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

11/28/2006 8:14:23 PM

 
Steve Downen
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A big congrats on this piece

11/29/2006 1:13:55 AM

 
Noel Baebler
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Huzzah, Laura!!! And a tip 'o the hat to your tripod!

11/29/2006 8:18:12 AM

 
Luigi Di Serio
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WOOOOOW. I love this Laura. Get work and congrats.

11/29/2006 10:35:11 AM

 
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Beautiful special effect shot!!!
Great work!
Congratulations on your great win, Laura!!!

11/29/2006 1:47:26 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, y'all!

11/29/2006 1:49:20 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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WOW WOW WOW Laura I am so happy for you! We were shooting side by side when you took this!!! Great job, Congratulations on your Winner!!!
I am sorry it took me so long to get to it but I just now found the winners list.

11/29/2006 2:48:05 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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yes we were shooting side by side! Remember we compared our camera settings and they were the same? cool! Thanks, Bill

11/29/2006 3:07:18 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congratulation on neat winner, Laura.

11/30/2006 1:36:05 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, Emile!

11/30/2006 2:14:21 PM

 
Jill Flynn
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FANTASTIC! Looks so cool Laura. Congratulations on your win!

11/30/2006 6:39:35 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thanks, Jill!

12/1/2006 6:27:57 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Extraordinary shot, Laura! BIG CONGRATS!

12/2/2006 7:30:26 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, Pat!

12/3/2006 4:20:02 AM

 
Pamela K
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Excellent shot! You were right to be proud of this one! Congrats!

Pam

12/3/2006 8:19:53 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, Pam!

12/4/2006 3:24:27 AM

 
ronda chatelle
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STUNNING PERFORMANCE LAURA! This is spectacular. Very intense, the colors are remarkable and the overall image intriging. Wonderful work! Congratulations Laura.

12/4/2006 6:56:54 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, ronda!

12/5/2006 5:05:06 AM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations, Laura!! Excellent comp and colors! You'll have to show me where this is some day! :-)

12/15/2006 4:39:21 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, Debra. I will be glad to show you!

12/16/2006 6:00:31 AM

 
Sherrye Nozaki
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Amazing creativity! Wonderful image. Congratulations:)

12/16/2006 2:55:41 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, Sherrye!

12/16/2006 4:07:52 PM

 
Stephanie A. Laird
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Congrats Laura! This is awesome!!!

12/19/2006 12:48:54 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Thanks, Stephanie!

12/19/2006 1:24:48 PM

 
Bianca B. Steinfeldt
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Congratulation Laura! Amazing - great shoot!

2/10/2007 5:38:33 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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thanks, bianca!

2/11/2007 4:23:23 AM

 
Marta J. Baldwin
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Great shot Laura! Congrats on this winner!

3/28/2007 8:13:12 AM

 
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