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Christmas Zoom
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Christmas Zoom
Christmas Zoom
This was taken at night with an aperture of 11, ISO 100, and speed 5 seconds.
I zoomed the lens to get this effect.
Merry Christmas of all Better Photo Members and Staff!!

© Melissa Gurdus
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Jim Huffield
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    Marvelous effects Melissa. Jim

12/25/2006 7:38:44 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Great radiating color and lines.
Wishing you a very Merry Christmas, Melissa

Bill

12/25/2006 7:43:02 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Dynamic image and camera work, Melissa!! Really a visual stunner!! Merry Christmas!!

12/25/2006 7:44:38 AM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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WOW, this is really cool. I love the wavy lines of color - I get a neat sense of movement. Love it, love it, love it!!! Merry Christmas!

12/25/2006 7:52:06 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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What a great colors, effects! Beautiful! Merry Christmas!!!

12/25/2006 7:54:01 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Jim, Bill, Susana, Jennifer and Vladan for your best wishes and great comments!!

12/25/2006 7:54:47 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Awesome zoom work, Melissa! A very dynamic image with great design and color! I love this shot! And a very merry Christmas to you and yours!

12/25/2006 8:12:16 AM

 
Steve Mescha
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Happy Holidays and best wishes for the new year, Melissa!

12/25/2006 8:15:04 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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This is one of the best I've seen, Melissa! Terrific colors and in camera effects! Merry Christmas!

12/25/2006 8:24:43 AM

 
Larry Lawhead
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Great shot, Melissa!! And Merry Christmas to you!!

12/25/2006 8:31:48 AM

 
David Pratt
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Cool zooom Melissa! Great job with this! Merry Christmas!

Dave

12/25/2006 8:44:12 AM

 
Z. Banu
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Wonderful effect and excellent shot Melissa Merry christmas to you and yours.

12/25/2006 9:27:52 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Awesome zoom...great colors!

12/25/2006 10:07:30 AM

 
Girish Vaghela
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Great and winner!

12/25/2006 10:44:10 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Nadya, Steve, Terry, Larry, David, Zaanat and Linda for your great comments and wonderful wishes for a great holiday!!!!

12/25/2006 10:44:14 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Beautiful work, Melissa!! well done!
Merry Christmas!!

12/25/2006 10:58:16 AM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Very lovely and creative Melissa!! Beautifully done my friend!! <><

12/25/2006 11:04:49 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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Wow!! Beautiful in camera effects Melissa; reminds me of a flower. Merry
Christmas to you, & your loved ones!
:)

12/25/2006 11:15:24 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Carol, Nancy and Pamela for commenting on this image and your best wishes for a happy holiday!!

12/25/2006 11:44:36 AM

 
John Connolly
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What an incredible image, Melissa! Tremendous work!

12/25/2006 11:45:36 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Beautiful creation..great colors! Merry Christmas!!

12/25/2006 11:48:29 AM

 
Doug A. Newman
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Ow...I am getting a headache!
Just kidding, great effect, Melissa!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from Canada!

12/25/2006 12:34:46 PM

 
Michael Khoury
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Merry Christmas Melissa !!!
Michael

12/25/2006 12:42:38 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Melissa,this is beautiful color.Outstanding effects,Merry Christmas Melissa!!!!!!!!

12/25/2006 1:36:54 PM

 
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Thanks John, Cyn, Doug, Michael and Robert for you best wishes and great comments!!

12/25/2006 1:38:25 PM

 
Joy Rector
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beautiful

12/25/2006 1:42:12 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Fabulous camera effects, Melissa. Very creative and beautiful!

12/25/2006 1:58:12 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Joy and RC for commenting on this image!!

12/25/2006 2:15:04 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Congratulation Melissa, this is a winner from me. Merry christmas and happy new year. All the best to you.

12/25/2006 3:13:14 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Graeme for your most supportive and complimentary comment!!!

12/25/2006 3:30:42 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Cool abstract, Melissa!

12/25/2006 3:58:44 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Fantastic natural effects with striking colors, Melissa!
Merry Christmas!
Debby

12/25/2006 4:17:40 PM

 
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Thanks Karen and Deborah for commenting on this image!!!

12/25/2006 4:44:41 PM

 
Jen M
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Wonderful in-camera effects, Melissa!! Very pretty!

12/25/2006 4:49:48 PM

 
Paul E. Earl
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WOW!! Stunning image! Well done!

12/25/2006 4:51:40 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks JD and Paul for your great comments!! Much appreciated!!

12/25/2006 4:58:33 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Awesome in camera effect. The colors are terrific. Looks like Warp Factor 9 to me very cool, Melissa!!
I hope you had a wonderful Christmas.

12/25/2006 5:00:32 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Bill for your great comment. Your appreciation is most welcome!!

12/25/2006 6:25:53 PM

 
Douglas Perry
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Nice work. A real wired Christmas.

12/25/2006 6:35:27 PM

 
Larissa M.
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Your gallery is so full of life & vibrance, Melissa!! I love it!

:)
~*Lue...

12/25/2006 6:41:04 PM

 
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Thanks Lue for taking a look at the pictures in my gallery and leaving your great comment!!!

12/25/2006 7:24:31 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Fantastic capture, Melissa. Excellent in-camera effects, beautiful colors.

12/25/2006 7:26:23 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Sam for your great comment on this image!!

12/25/2006 7:47:03 PM

 
Sherry K. Adkins
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Great camera work on this, Melissa. I can definetely see the fine art and graphic design training coming through your photography. Your gallery is great. You have a gift of seeing what others might overlook and making very creative and interesting images. Hope you had a Merry Christmas.

12/25/2006 8:13:23 PM

 
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Sherry, thank you so much for your wonderful comment about this image as well as those in my gallery!!

12/25/2006 9:18:54 PM

 
Husain Akhtar
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Great work and thoughts, Melissa!

12/26/2006 2:28:28 AM

 
Nina Shields
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Terrific Christmas "explosion" of bold colors; love the great sense of motion; well done!

12/26/2006 3:47:42 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Fantastic camera work and a Brilliant array of color.... Very Beautiful Holiday abstract, Melissa!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.

12/26/2006 3:58:43 AM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Incredible electric colors and camera effects!!
I really love this!! Excellent work Melissa!!! :)
Wishing you the happiest of holidays!! :)

12/26/2006 4:56:28 AM

 
Ray Thoms
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Great in camera effects Melissa.....well done!

12/26/2006 5:20:37 AM

 
SU SU
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Merry Christmas to you ,Melissa
hope it is not too late .
and thank you so much!

12/26/2006 7:40:11 AM

 
John Caruso
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Fun effect, Melissa, and nicely executed.

12/26/2006 7:44:56 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks MH, Nina, Glenn, Paula, Ray, Su Su and John for commenting on this image!!

12/26/2006 9:26:53 AM

 
Zenon Toczek
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Super and very dynamic abstract!
zenon

12/26/2006 9:27:05 AM

 
Raymond Pauly
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I like this, Melissa! Great camera effects and Christmas colors!

12/26/2006 9:40:55 AM

 
Rhonda Smith
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This is a fun shot Melissa.. I have to work on my nite photography skills this coming year. I'm not great with that .. Merry Christmas to you and yours :o)

12/26/2006 9:47:03 AM

 
Katherine Kuhn
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Great color & effects -- wonderful Christmas shot! Merry Christmas a day late. Happy Boxing Day!

12/26/2006 10:20:31 AM

 

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Wow!!!! Love your creation, Melissa! Beautiful swirls of colors!

12/26/2006 11:32:15 AM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Very colorful...Hope you had a marvelous Christmas, Melissa!

12/26/2006 1:07:29 PM

 
Hector Contreras
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Great camera effect, the colors are superb Melissa
Heco

12/26/2006 8:09:42 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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WOW! Colorfull 'ribbons' of joy!

Wishing you the blessings of this holy season, Melissa!<:))

12/26/2006 8:39:42 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Beautiful image, Melissa. I love the lights...they look like streaks of electricity. Fantastic effects and colors.

12/27/2006 12:16:25 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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This is just a great light effects and an awesome shot Melissa...Dominick

12/27/2006 3:04:45 AM

 
Hector Contreras
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Love itttttttttttttt
Heco

12/27/2006 5:54:58 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Zenon, Raymond, Kathy, Joyce, Sherry, Heco, Lorraine, Marilyn and
Dominick for your great comments!!!!

12/27/2006 11:21:13 AM

 
Marilyn Flanagan
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Awesome, Melissa! I love the colors.

12/27/2006 3:16:15 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Marilyn for commenting on this image!!!

12/27/2006 4:13:21 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Creative and beautiful, great use of light and colors!

12/27/2006 5:14:06 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Donna for taking a look and leaving this great comment!!

12/27/2006 6:29:19 PM

 

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Terrific image Melissa! It seems to jump right off the screen! :}

1/3/2007 6:48:40 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks, Angela for your great comment about this image!!

1/3/2007 9:27:10 AM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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Amazing design and colors..Melissa...georgous

1/4/2007 5:37:11 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Kenneth for commenting!!

1/4/2007 10:05:24 PM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Congratulations on your finalist Melissa!

1/24/2007 2:02:27 PM

 
Ken Jarvis
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Congratulations on your Finalist Melissa! Good luck in the next round.

1/24/2007 2:08:41 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist!

1/24/2007 2:15:46 PM

 
Paul E. Earl
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A big CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist! Good luck in the next round!

1/24/2007 2:20:05 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Melissa!

1/24/2007 2:29:50 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS Melissa!!! WTG :0)

1/24/2007 2:31:34 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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WOW..I can't believe they announced the finalists so soon. Thanks Remi, Ken, Bill, Paul, Evy and Datha for your well wishes on this finalist!!!

1/24/2007 2:33:36 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations, Melissa!!

1/24/2007 2:42:57 PM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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A BIG Congratulations on your finalist award, Melissa!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn.

1/24/2007 2:47:38 PM

 
randy dannheim
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congratulations on your well deserved finalist! Melissa!!

1/24/2007 2:48:25 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Melissa, congratulations

1/24/2007 2:55:37 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Colette, Glenn, Randy and Stan for your good wishes!!!!

1/24/2007 2:56:39 PM

 
Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay)
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Congradulations on this magnificient work.

1/24/2007 3:00:31 PM

 
Karen Bacon
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Congratulations Melissa on this absolutely fantastic finalist!

1/24/2007 3:07:43 PM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Congratulations Melissa :)

1/24/2007 3:23:11 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Congrats again, Melissa.

1/24/2007 3:24:42 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa!

1/24/2007 3:25:00 PM

 
Charlene Taylor
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Congratulations on making finalist with this excellent picture Melissa! A great Christmas day entry.

1/24/2007 3:46:04 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations MElissa!!

1/24/2007 3:48:12 PM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Big congrats, Melissa!

1/24/2007 3:58:38 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Congratulations and good luck in the next round!!

1/24/2007 4:21:26 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks everyone who has expressed their best wishes on this finalist. I really appreciate every comment!!

1/24/2007 4:35:07 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Cool Melissa, congrats!!

1/24/2007 4:40:41 PM

 
Sherry K. Adkins
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Congrats, Melissa.

1/24/2007 4:48:37 PM

 
David Pratt
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Congratulations Melissa!

1/24/2007 4:57:40 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Melissa!

1/24/2007 5:08:50 PM

 
Judyann Plante
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Melissa! Awesome work!

Judyann ><>

1/24/2007 5:39:51 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations Melissa!!!!!

1/24/2007 5:52:44 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks so much everyone!!!

1/24/2007 6:14:10 PM

 
Hector Contreras
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Congratulations Melissa!!
Heco

1/24/2007 6:24:11 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Amazing melissa! Congratulations

1/24/2007 6:27:54 PM

 
Pamela Shane
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Congratulations on your finalist Melissa! :)

1/24/2007 6:28:48 PM

 
Melissa A. Mannon
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congratulations Melissa!

1/24/2007 6:44:53 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Congrats!

1/24/2007 6:45:42 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Heco, Cheryl, Pamela, Melissa and Bobbie so much!!!

1/24/2007 6:50:56 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Colorful and beautiful finalst Melissa, congratulations!!!!!

1/24/2007 6:58:49 PM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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WTG Melissa on this amazing finalist

1/24/2007 7:04:40 PM

 
Anne D. Eigen
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Congratulations on this fabulous finalist, Melissa! Best wishes with it!!!

1/24/2007 7:05:18 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Donna, Kenneth and Anne for your best wishes!!!!

1/24/2007 7:09:48 PM

 
Dawn Leslie
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Congrats Melissa...awesome effects!

1/24/2007 7:29:54 PM

 
Randy K. Baldwin
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Great effects and color..congrats..good luck in the next round!

1/24/2007 7:38:31 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Dawn and Randy!!!

1/24/2007 8:16:34 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations again, Melissa!!

1/24/2007 8:23:43 PM

 
Arnold Horwitz
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Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa!

1/24/2007 9:03:23 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations Melissa

1/24/2007 9:05:21 PM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Very fun and cool abstract !! Congrats !! ;O)

1/24/2007 9:21:52 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Susana, Arnie, Eileen and Cathy for your good wishes!!

1/24/2007 9:32:08 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Fabulous shot, Melissa! BIG CONGRATS!

1/24/2007 9:48:54 PM

 
Kathleen Brennan
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Wonderful shot, Congrats, Melissa!

1/24/2007 10:43:35 PM

 
Debbie Hartley
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Awesome finalist Melissa! Congratulations!

1/25/2007 1:30:41 AM

 
Naomi Weiser
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wonderful colorful zoom image! congrats.

1/25/2007 1:49:14 AM

 
John Connolly
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Congratulations Melissa, I thought we would see this one again!

1/25/2007 2:13:58 AM

 
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Congrautlations, Melissa for your finalist. :O)

1/25/2007 2:58:57 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Congratualtions, Melissa! Your efforts on this were well worth it!!!

1/25/2007 4:08:43 AM

 
Alan L. Borror
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Melissa!

1/25/2007 4:37:30 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Congratulations, Melissa!! This is a beautiful photo!!!

1/25/2007 4:50:24 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Big Congratulations!

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1/25/2007 5:01:45 AM

 
Ross Throndson
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Fantastic Finalist, Melissa...Congratulations!!

1/25/2007 5:12:30 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Melissa on your excellent Finalist! Jeff

1/25/2007 5:13:48 AM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Congratulations Melissa!!! :)

1/25/2007 5:16:10 AM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Congratulations on the fantastic finalist Melissa!!!

1/25/2007 5:40:07 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Great in camera effects and a big congratulations Melissa. Good luck my friend.

1/25/2007 7:14:29 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Very cool. Super congrats!

1/25/2007 7:14:51 AM

 
Tressie Davis
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Fantastic in camera effect - congratulations!!

1/25/2007 7:19:04 AM

 
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Melissa!

1/25/2007 7:31:59 AM

 
Kay Beausoleil
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Cool! Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa!

1/25/2007 8:47:10 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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WOW!! I am so greatful for your words of support and best wishes. Thanks to one and all!!!

1/25/2007 8:47:17 AM

 
Alison Krylowski
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I wish you a huge congrats on your finalist Melissa. This is such a cool abstract image!

1/25/2007 8:58:39 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Congratulation Melissa!!!! Fantastic image!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty

1/25/2007 9:15:56 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Dazzling finalist! Congratulations again, Melissa!

1/25/2007 10:13:45 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Alixon, Kitty and Terry for your best wishes and support!!!

1/25/2007 10:21:47 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Outstanding, Melissa! Congratulations on your very striking finalist and best of luck in the second round!

1/25/2007 10:24:04 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Nadya for your support and best wishes!!!

1/25/2007 10:33:58 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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A BIG CONGRATULATIONS!

1/25/2007 11:10:33 AM

 
Ermanno Radice
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Melissa!

1/25/2007 11:48:36 AM

 
JOHN V. ROSCICH
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CONGRATS MELISSA
JOHN

1/25/2007 1:20:18 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Melissa!!

1/25/2007 1:33:39 PM

 
Linda M. Walker
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Awesome shot and colors, Melissa...congratulations

1/25/2007 1:56:54 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations Melissa on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round! Lots of energy!

1/25/2007 2:07:33 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big Big congrats on your finalist Melissa :O)

1/25/2007 2:36:20 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Allen, Ermanno, John, Carla, Linda, Kristi and Sylvia for your wonderful support and kind wishes!!!

1/25/2007 2:46:07 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Melissa! :D

1/25/2007 5:04:15 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big big congrats my dear Melissa for your dynamic finalist. Well done my friend.

1/25/2007 5:09:05 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Huge congratulations, Melissa. I think the image quality is fantastic and hope it can adjust more contrast and brighter with another submission.

1/25/2007 10:10:02 PM

 
Ray Thoms
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Congratulations on your finalist!!!!!

1/26/2007 4:44:14 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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thanks colleen, Tarun, Graeme and Ray for your wonderful comments!!

1/26/2007 7:35:29 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congrtulations again Melissa !! Beautiful creation with wonderful colors and effects. Looks like electricity.

1/26/2007 6:14:00 PM

 
Don Holland
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Congratulations, Melissa!

1/26/2007 7:40:32 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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Congrats on your finalists Melissa! Great action!

1/27/2007 3:09:05 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Marilyn, Don and Kate for your good wishes on this finalist!!!

1/27/2007 10:17:55 AM

 
Kathleen Roughan
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Congratulations on your finalist Melissa!!!

1/27/2007 11:50:12 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Melissa!
-Debby

1/28/2007 2:31:04 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Kathy and Deborah for looking for these images in my gallery and leaving such nice comments here!!

1/28/2007 9:44:48 PM

 
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