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Got Blues..?
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Dr Silly
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    love it, cute little girl. :O)

12/27/2006 12:09:00 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Datha, beautiful portrait; excellent color, exposure, lighting and effects.

12/27/2006 12:39:08 AM

 
Joy Rector
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I think it's gorgeous

12/27/2006 3:03:28 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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This is such a beautiful image Datha ~ I hope the judges give you recognition this time ~ it would look lovely with a gold button under it :)
good luck! susie

12/27/2006 3:37:34 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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I love this one Datha!!!! BEAUTIFUL portrait!!! She sure is a cutie!!!

12/27/2006 3:41:23 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Beautiful imag and little girl.

12/27/2006 5:51:01 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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This is so Beautiful Datha! WOW!

12/27/2006 8:42:44 AM

 
Jane Holestine
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Absolutely beautiful, Datha. I trust you are feeling better after your surgery.

12/27/2006 3:08:00 PM

 
Lynn Crawford
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Datha this is so beautiful, it is perfect :)

12/27/2006 3:27:37 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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THANK YOU ALL SOOOO Very much for your Wonderful comments, means alot :0) I had to give it one more try :0)
I am feeling somewhat better now, not so soar anyway, turns out not to be a lymph node but some other kind of cyst that needed a drain AGAIN and will have to be free from infection then removed.. So, the drain will come out friday then when Im feeling good they'll put me out again and remove it!! Ill be sooo happy :0) Thanks again for all your get well wishes!!! Big Smiles :0)

12/27/2006 5:07:54 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Datha, this is just terrific...the heightening of the color and contrast of her eyes against her pale face is just incredible...making for an outstanding and eye catching portrait!!Great job!!!

12/27/2006 6:21:29 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Beautiful Datha! I think you got it perfect this time. And I am so glad to hear that you are getting better!!!

12/27/2006 7:21:50 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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This is absolutely beautiful, Datha!
I hope you are able to have this behind you soon so you are pain free.

12/27/2006 7:53:03 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You SO Very much Melissa, Susan and Carla :0)

12/27/2006 9:00:16 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Wow.. An amazing portrait!

12/28/2006 3:39:27 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Fantasitc capture. SHe is so adorable. Love the full frame and colors. Looks like a winner to me.

12/28/2006 3:43:16 AM

 
Joy Rector
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simply gorgeous

12/28/2006 5:31:11 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Gorgeous portrait of this beautiful little girl, Datha! Excellent work! :)

12/28/2006 6:48:46 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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This is also one of my favorite images, Datha!!! ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!! I would LOVE to see this as a winner!!! <><

12/28/2006 6:48:57 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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This portrait deserves to have GOLD STAMP on it!!! I loved it from the moment I saw it!! This too is one of my VERY favorite images from you!! OUTSTANDING in everyway!!!!!!!!!! I got my fingers crossed for you!!! :o)
Glad to see you posting again!!!!!!!!!! Happy New Year! :o)

12/28/2006 7:24:20 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You ALL sooo Very much your encouragement means alot to me :0)

12/28/2006 11:24:50 AM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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WOW>>>>Datha,,,this is STUNNING....It better be a winner for sure...It is just perfect in every sense.

12/28/2006 2:02:01 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Wow this has winner all over it!
Gorgeous capture and effects! I will second the Stunning!!

12/28/2006 2:23:00 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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WOW this is stunning Datha, I love everything about it!!!!! A winner in my opinion.

12/28/2006 5:30:34 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very Much Kenneth, Bill and Cassie your comments mean alot :0)

12/28/2006 9:19:18 PM

 
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Wow!!! Absolutely gorgeous and adorable!!! A winner in my book!!

12/29/2006 2:23:53 AM

 
Holly Shao
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This is so beautiful and precious, Datha!! Excellent work!!

Holly

12/29/2006 4:39:38 PM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Absolutely beautiful!!!
I agree with everyone Datha, this is a winner!!! :)
Happy New Year!! :)

12/30/2006 5:51:30 AM

 
Barbara Helgason
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This deserves to be a winner, beautiful!

12/30/2006 6:12:16 AM

 
Paul  G  Slate
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Wow great wok this is so cute!

12/30/2006 9:45:27 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You sooo Very much Kathy Holly Paula Barbara and Paul for your wonderful comments :0)

12/30/2006 11:53:15 AM

 
Tracy K. Thompson
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Gorgeous!! WOW WOW WOW!!

12/30/2006 12:05:04 PM

 
Steve M. Harrington
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Sweet softness, Datha.
Steve

12/30/2006 4:02:06 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You Soooo Much Tracy and Steve Happy New Year :0)

12/31/2006 5:16:58 PM

 
Marie Fields
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WOW! I absolutely LOVE this portrait, Datha! Just too cute!!! :)

12/31/2006 5:57:18 PM

 
Diana L. Ralph
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AWESOME IMAGE!!!!

12/31/2006 9:07:15 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very Much Marie and Diana :0)

1/1/2007 9:46:47 AM

 
Susana Heide
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This has got WINNER written all over it!!! The child is absolutely beautiful!!! And so is your work on this image! Best of luck in the contest, Datha!!!

1/1/2007 10:19:26 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You soo Very much Susana :0)

1/2/2007 9:26:27 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Gorgeous, Datha! Those eyes are absolutely amazing and capture them so well! GREAT work!

1/5/2007 4:24:40 AM

 
Terri Beloit
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Datha, this is absolutely beautiful...I love everything you did to this portrait, it's perfect and you should be very proud...love the composition and those eyes just GRAB you!! Way to go!!!

1/5/2007 9:30:31 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Autum and Terri.. I have received the most wonderful comments and encouragement about this image, really means alot to me :0)

1/5/2007 9:48:12 PM

 
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~~~an enchanting portrait with its palette of gentle pastels~~~
M

1/6/2007 2:13:24 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Michael :0)

1/6/2007 7:27:36 AM

 

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Beautiful Light, colors and composition Datha, love it!

1/7/2007 10:34:24 PM

 
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Wow! I love her blue eyes. So deep and thoughtful. You did excellent art work on this.

1/11/2007 3:27:08 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You So Very much Reine and William :0)

1/11/2007 3:40:53 PM

 
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Datha... This little girl is SO BEAUTIFUL and you have captured her magically and the work you have done ...is PERFECT!!! THis is one of my Favs of yours! Your gallery is GREAT Datha! :)

1/11/2007 9:35:13 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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PERFECTION! Your re-work is nothing short of incredible! Definitely my utmost favorite! WINNER!

1/11/2007 10:00:11 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much She-She and Pat :0)

1/12/2007 5:42:42 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Hi Datha. Your gallery is full of gorgeous portraits, but this one really stands out. This is my favorite and you did fantastic work on this little beauty. This should be a winner...

1/12/2007 10:22:34 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Karen for your sweetest comment :0)

1/16/2007 4:44:58 AM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Awesome shot Datha!!! Love the colors and the lighting!

1/16/2007 8:46:24 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Remi :0)

1/16/2007 9:18:43 PM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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How the HECK did this not get a finalist??????? Please re eneter it...It is still one of my FAVs of yours

1/27/2007 6:42:45 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You soooo Much Kenneth.... :0) I think I have to retire this one, This was its 3rd time reworked and 4th time entered, just not what they are looking for.. And that is ok, I realize the MANY MANY Amazing talented photographers here and the compitition is tough.. With ALL of my BP friends encouragement and Wonderful comments it is a Winner in other ways.. Thanks soo MUCH again EVERYONE :0)

1/28/2007 12:40:43 PM

 
Diana L. Ralph
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Datha, this is DEFINITELY a ***** 5 star WINNER in my book. I can't imagine how they missed it!

1/28/2007 2:45:10 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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THANK YOU SOOOO Much Diana :0)

2/1/2007 8:24:51 AM

 
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Congratulations Datha!

2/21/2007 6:11:06 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Way to go, Datha! Congrats!! :0)

2/21/2007 6:19:37 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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BIG Congratulations on your PCA win

2/21/2007 6:41:56 AM

 
Kate Jackson
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Congrats Datha! What a beautiful PCA!

2/21/2007 7:01:44 AM

 
Susan J. Allen
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Congrats Datha! This is one amazing pic!

2/21/2007 7:19:55 AM

 
Lisa D. Greer
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WOW! This is absolutely beautiful! What a little Princess! Fantastic image Datha! Congrats on making PCA! You totally deserve it! :)

2/21/2007 7:54:59 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Congrats Datha!!!!

2/21/2007 8:13:14 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Datha, big congratulations on your PCA win.

2/21/2007 8:45:20 AM

 
Lynne Morris
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WOw Datha, what a stunning portrait, it is beautiful and many congratulations on your PCA win!

2/21/2007 11:03:10 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so VERY VERY much!!!! Big Big Smiles :0)

2/21/2007 8:47:12 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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This is simply ADORABLE!!!!!!!!!!

3/12/2007 11:30:50 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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How did I miss this stunning portrait!!?? It is PERFECTION!!

3/13/2007 7:05:43 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Laurence and Jessica :0)

3/13/2007 7:48:36 AM

 
Jayme S. Hall
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Absolutely adorable :) Wonderful job Datha!

3/20/2007 3:41:03 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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OMG...this is absolutely beautiful! I know, I'm wayyyy behind! This is awesome work, Datha. It should have a gold badge under it! Your gallery is really great too...keep it up, girl! :0)

3/22/2007 9:57:45 PM

 
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Datha!! How did I miss this one???
G O R G E O U S!!!
Just beautiful!
~cp

3/22/2007 10:31:14 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Casey and Cheryl :0)

3/23/2007 6:03:27 AM

 
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No wonder it is your favorite !! It's a beauty and she has such wonderful eyes !! I cross my fingers, good luck :o)

3/25/2007 5:43:09 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Sylvia :0)

3/31/2007 8:04:06 AM

 
Rhonda Smith
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This is a truly amazing shot Datha.. I think those judges have rocks in their heads to let this go by with no recognition.. Hard to believe. What a beautiful child !

4/4/2007 6:39:13 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Rhonda :0)

4/10/2007 6:05:42 AM

 
Amanda Chapman
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so clear and crisp...got to be one of the best i've seen on here!!

4/12/2007 6:51:03 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Wow!! Thank You so Very much Amanda :0)

4/12/2007 8:24:29 PM

 
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This litte lady is so cute .. excellent portrait, Datha ... steve

4/13/2007 10:18:26 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Steve :0)

4/13/2007 10:21:31 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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This is absolutly adorable. She is so cute. Along with everyone else, looks like a winner! You gallery is so awsome. You have a cute little model for many years to come! Congrats on all your wins!!! Keep up the GREAT work

4/24/2007 8:37:16 AM

 
Holly Hitchcock
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EXTRAORDINARY work, Datha!! Perfect portrait.

5/3/2007 12:13:29 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so so Very much Nancy and Holly :0)

5/3/2007 12:31:13 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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I think this deserves another shot because it's AWESOME!!! Maybe try a different category? If the BP judges don't give it a gold you must enter it in other contests because it deserves some kind of award!! :D

5/6/2007 9:29:10 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Colleen, I appreciate your very kind comments :0)

5/7/2007 8:15:00 AM

 
Francine Savoie-Jansson
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What a lovely capture! Awesome artwork on this piece, I agree it deserves recognition for its stunning image. What a delightful gallery you have Datha!

Francine

5/17/2007 11:05:31 PM

 
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ok, I had to go back to your gallery to see the color version! STUNNING!!!! I don't know which I like more, they are both outstanding Datha! (how did I miss this the first time around???)

5/22/2007 7:11:08 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so so Very much Francine and Joan :0)

5/22/2007 7:19:22 AM

 
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I guess there is no way to improve what you did here...a fantastic photo, wonderful portrait! congrats :)))

6/15/2007 11:50:58 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Daniella :0)

6/16/2007 10:20:22 AM

 
Robyn Gwilt
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What an exquisite child, and superb capture! I don't know how many times you've entered this, but I think you should enter it again - beautifully done!

6/23/2007 10:03:19 AM

 
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I wanted to see this is color, it's beautiful too!!

Again~ a double congratulations on your wins this month!!

6/27/2007 5:57:10 PM

 
Vanessa Rabayda
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This is absolutely stunning! I'm a huge fan of eyes and I've been working hard on getting them to really pop out. Maybe I need a different program.
Anyhoo, this is amazing!

7/2/2007 1:25:07 PM

 
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You caught a magnificant shot here. I enjoy trying to integrate Mystical TTC into my work too. This photo is exceptional in every way.

7/17/2007 2:10:23 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Robin, Donna, Vanessa and Steven :0)

8/1/2007 6:57:25 AM

 
Deborah A. Ciullo
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Just BEAUTIFUL Datha!!! I LOVE everything about it! This is going into my favorites!!!

8/1/2007 8:28:01 AM

 
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beautiful :)

8/1/2007 11:04:42 AM

 
Joan Kocak
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Datha, this is positively a favorite, as so many above have said. An INCREDIBLE portrait, deserves gold and nothing less than a FIRST PLACE win!!!!

8/1/2007 1:33:37 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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If this doesn't place I quit LOL... So amazingly beautiful!

8/1/2007 7:53:45 PM

 
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Beautiful!!!!!!!

8/2/2007 12:59:36 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Datha, this image looks AMAZING with every treatment!! LOVE it! :)

8/2/2007 10:45:47 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so so so Much!!! This one is not reworked, just resubmitted from my gallery :0) One More TRY :0)

8/3/2007 5:23:23 AM

 
Allison Gaulin
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WHOA!! Those are amazing eyes, Datha-beautiful!!!!!!!!!!

8/4/2007 6:04:07 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Allison :0)

8/4/2007 9:08:48 PM

 
David Pratt
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Gorgeous portrait Datha! What amazing blue eyes.

8/5/2007 4:27:03 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much David :0)

8/10/2007 5:42:08 AM

 
Cynthia L. Deters
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This is such a wonderful picture of innocence. Love the effects! Nice work!

8/10/2007 7:35:31 PM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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.....stunning little cherub...stunning portraiture Datha....Aimee

8/17/2007 9:48:48 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You so Very much Cynthia and Aimee :0)

8/17/2007 10:04:30 AM

 
Teresa Norris
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Datha, I'm so glad to see this one resubmitted...it is one of my very favorites, and its beauty needs to be recognized! Thank you for letting me enjoy it again!

8/22/2007 9:59:43 AM

 
Phil Cannon
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Fantastic portrait. Love the gentle color toning, brilliant lighting and detail!!!

8/23/2007 11:55:03 AM

 
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This is breathtaking!!

8/23/2007 4:17:49 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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This is one of the most exquisite portraits I have ever seen!!!!!!!!!!

8/24/2007 3:04:01 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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I knew it!!!!! Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Datha!!!!

9/21/2007 10:47:57 AM

 
David Pratt
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congratulations Datha!

9/21/2007 10:50:41 AM

 
Teresa Norris
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This is SO beautiful...congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Datha!

9/21/2007 10:56:41 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Yay!! It's on its way! Big congratulations on your finalist, Datha! With the most "favorites" I've ever seen on a photo (21 so far!) the judges would be crazy not to give this a gold!

9/21/2007 10:57:44 AM

 

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Congrats to you on this finalist Datha! She is so pretty!

9/21/2007 11:06:23 AM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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CONGRATS DATHA!!! Way to go!

9/21/2007 12:08:00 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Datha!

9/21/2007 1:31:47 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats!!!!

9/21/2007 1:32:34 PM

 
Candy Avera
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Congratulations Datha!

9/21/2007 2:07:10 PM

 
Diana L. Ralph
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Congratulations, on this beauty, Datha!

9/21/2007 2:17:08 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations Again Datha..adorable!!

9/21/2007 3:29:03 PM

 
Holly Shao
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Congratulations, Datha!! Very beautiful and lovely work!

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9/21/2007 3:37:19 PM

 
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Congrats to you! Beautiful image!!!

9/21/2007 3:44:43 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Guess I don't have to quit. Great call judges! Beautiful Congratulations!

9/21/2007 5:18:02 PM

 
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Congratulations Datha! I'm glad your re-submitted this.

9/21/2007 7:36:16 PM

 
Wendy Bristol
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Congratulations, Datha!

9/21/2007 8:17:32 PM

 
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Datha, Congratulations on this lovely Finalist!!

9/21/2007 10:21:12 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You ALL SO SO Very much!!! I had to give her one more try :0)
Colleen I hope your right :0)
lol Cheryl Thanks Again:0)

9/21/2007 10:50:00 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Just beautiful, Datha! Congratulations!!!

9/22/2007 4:21:14 AM

 
Marie Fields
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I just LOVE this, Datha! Congratulations!

9/22/2007 7:23:47 AM

 
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This has to be a winner, Datha!

9/22/2007 7:35:04 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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I'm so glad to see this again, Datha! Woohoo! Congrats girl! :0)

9/22/2007 7:49:53 AM

 
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Big time congrats!
As my kids would say, "UBER-FABULOUS!"
WTG, Datha!
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9/22/2007 9:51:57 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Congratulations!!!! Beautiful portrait Datha!!!!!

9/22/2007 11:25:29 AM

 
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WHOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOO
FINALLY!
So glad to see this as a finalist, BIG CONGRAT'S Datha, The VERY BEST of luck in the next round!!!

9/22/2007 1:04:03 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Wonderful portrait and acute little girl, Datha!

9/22/2007 2:03:49 PM

 
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Congratulations on this one especially Datha... I know it's a fav. of yours... I love it as well... best of luck in the next round....

9/22/2007 2:45:11 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Congrats on this beauty!!!! ☺

9/22/2007 3:08:05 PM

 
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AMAZING beauty and perfection Datha! This takes the gold as far in my opinion! GORGEOUS!

9/22/2007 3:47:17 PM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats for your excellent finalist.

9/22/2007 5:11:55 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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I just love this portrait!!! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Datha

9/23/2007 7:47:05 AM

 
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This is a wonderful portrait, Datha, I love everything about it. Congratulations on your very well-deserved finalist; I'm glad you followed other people's advice to resubmit!

9/23/2007 7:54:58 AM

 
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So glad to see this one make finalist!!! Congrats Datha!!!!

9/23/2007 7:59:40 AM

 
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Drop dead gorgeous Datha. Gotta be a winner. Congratulations.

9/23/2007 8:33:58 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Datha on this beauty!

9/23/2007 9:10:54 AM

 
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. Hope to see it make the gold.

9/23/2007 11:34:18 AM

 
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Big congrats on this awesome portrait Datha !! Love it everytime I see it :O)

9/23/2007 3:45:46 PM

 
Lynn Haack
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Datha...this is a most inspiring portrait! Congrats on this beautiful finalist! Lynn

9/23/2007 6:07:27 PM

 
Joan Kocak
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one of my all time favorites (and everyone else's too it appears!!!) CONGRATS DATHA!!!!

9/23/2007 6:11:49 PM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Congrats Datha on this wonderful finalist. She is so gorgeous.

9/23/2007 6:57:27 PM

 
Joan Powell
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This is so beautiful , outstanding work !!

9/23/2007 6:58:12 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congratulations, Datha! :)

9/23/2007 8:05:00 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congrats on your gorgeous finalist Datha!

9/24/2007 12:36:46 AM

 
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Beautiful portrait Datha. Nice job. Bill

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9/24/2007 2:39:57 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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FANTASTIC!!!! Super finalist, congratulations!!!

9/24/2007 4:43:36 AM

 
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Congrats, Datha! You have a way with portraiture, that is for sure. Best of luck for that gold medallion. You deserve it!

9/24/2007 6:09:56 AM

 
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Thank You ALL so so Very Much!!! This ones close to my heart for sure!! Your support/encouragement means alot to me :0)

9/24/2007 6:40:14 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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You know how I always felt about this one......I love it! and she has changes so much from this image!! BEautiful congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

9/24/2007 11:45:28 AM

 
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Datha,
This is still one of my ABSOLUTE FAVORITES! You have done a FANTASTIC job!!! Beautiful portrait, beautiful child. I keep you listed in my favorites and every once in a while just go back to view this! It is stunning!!! Congratulations! You definitely deserve the gold!!!

9/24/2007 2:14:14 PM

 
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This one deserves all the recognition and more!! It has gotta be one of the most precious children's portraits on BP!!! Just sooooo sweet!! A hearty congrats Datha!!

9/24/2007 7:53:25 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Thank You All so very much again.. Your support an encouragement means alot to me.. And to see this is so many of yours as a Favorite just really makes me proud THANKS AGAIN!!! I had to enter one more time to at least get an EFP button on her and she went one step further this time so BIG Smiles here :0) and Thanks to BP too!!!

9/25/2007 5:02:37 AM

 
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WOW! X3 = Yet another belated Congratulations on your Finalist button!

9/25/2007 7:34:37 AM

 
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There are so many comments here Datha that I don't know if I have one among the bunch or not. I know I have commented on this one or a very similar one. This is absolutely gorgeous and the girl so adorable, and I love the blue eyes and the high key look! I am so happy to see it made finalist too, although I would have awarded it a gold!

9/25/2007 10:38:27 PM

 
Jennifer Ciuchta
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I just came across this photo while browing Favorites. It is stunning! Truly beautiful!

1/30/2008 7:58:16 AM

 
Lina Hauerberg
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wow she had beautiful blue eyes...
so pretty.....
i do love the picture

3/20/2008 11:03:38 AM

 
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This is one of the best child portraits I have ever seen

1/27/2010 8:20:36 PM

 
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Datha, this is an absolute gem of a shot which is screaming for a resubmit, I hope you will listen!

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10/24/2010 1:40:33 AM

 
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Or perhaps this one?...:)) With 100 people having it as a fav...?... I'd say it's a good chance to take..WINK...:))

10/24/2010 2:07:27 PM

 
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Phenomenal beauty & work, Datha! I agree with Usman & Kara! 101 now!

11/12/2010 7:30:01 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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So glad to see this resubbed. Good luck, and get ready for the long overdue Gold, Datha!!!

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3/8/2011 6:53:40 AM

 
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It's a beautiful portrait with so much personality and fun attitude!!! Well done!

3/8/2011 7:14:37 AM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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Beautiful!!!

3/8/2011 7:45:02 AM

 
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Picture perfect
Of colors and looks childish spontaneity and wonderful
All greetings

3/15/2011 8:30:22 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Congratulations on this adorable and beautiful finalist, Datha!

3/20/2011 5:11:21 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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What a beauty, congrats!

3/26/2011 10:31:15 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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So precious!! Big congrats to you Datha!

4/27/2011 12:32:23 AM

 
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Just adorable and oh, those eyes! Congrats on your finalist and good luck in the next round!

4/27/2011 12:39:15 AM

 
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the coloring here is amazing, who can resist those eyes? congrats!

4/27/2011 1:08:38 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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So happy to see this among the finalists. I am sure this is on its way to the Golden Circle, Datha. Good luck!

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4/27/2011 3:23:37 AM

 
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Datha!

4/27/2011 3:38:13 AM

 
Mary Timman
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What a stunning portrait! Congratulations on this beauty!

4/27/2011 10:42:23 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Whooo hoo Datha, a gorgeous finalist. Congratulations!!!

4/27/2011 7:48:09 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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A beautiful finalist, Datha...congratulations!!

4/27/2011 7:50:52 PM

 
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...and now, a WINNER!! Congratulations, Datha!

4/27/2011 10:58:52 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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YES! Congratulations on your outstanding winner Datha!

4/27/2011 11:06:28 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Knew it. So happy for you, Datha. CONGRATZ on this so very over-due GOLD. YES!!!!

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4/27/2011 11:24:11 PM

 
Laura E. Swan
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WOW DATHA! So beautiful!

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On You Big GOLD WIN!!!

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4/28/2011 12:08:42 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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So glad to see this get Gold... well-deserved and overdue; congratulations, Datha!!!

4/28/2011 4:11:53 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Your patience pays off...! And all the early predictions were right-on! Congratulations Datha, on this finally, rightfully making it to the top!

4/28/2011 4:12:11 AM

 
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Congratulations Datha on your beautiful, winning image!

4/28/2011 4:48:12 AM

 
Lindley Johnson
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Fantastic!! I've loved this image for a long time, Datha! Huge congratulations on your well-deserved win!

4/28/2011 5:31:55 AM

 
Karen E. Baumann
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Datha, this is such an eye catcher!!! LOVE it! A Big Congratulations on this wonderful WINNER!

4/28/2011 6:39:13 AM

 
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Congratulations Datha!! It is a beautiful portrait!!

4/28/2011 7:26:28 AM

 
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Always love this one, Datha! Congratulations on your beautiful win!

4/28/2011 7:38:24 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is an amazing portrait, Datha! Your work is always amazing!!!! Huge congratulations on your BRILLIANT GOLD WINNER!! Deb

4/28/2011 7:42:53 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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huge congrats on your wonderful winner!!!

4/28/2011 8:13:07 AM

 
Susan K. Snow
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Just goes to show that it's the eye of the photographer and their DD technique rather than the expense of the camera and lenses that makes a prize winning capture. Congratulations, Datha on your winner!

4/28/2011 10:05:58 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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WTG Datha, a beautiful portrait and winning image. Congratulations!!!

4/28/2011 12:33:33 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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I knew this would go all the way this time..:) It's just too perfect...

Congrats my friend...:)

4/28/2011 12:34:05 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations on this incredible Winner, Datha! WTG!

4/28/2011 12:37:31 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Take photo, Sleep
Edit photo, Sleep
Received award, stop sleeping
CONGRATULATIONS, Merna

4/28/2011 11:21:18 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this excellent winner Datha!!

4/29/2011 12:50:43 AM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving 2nd Place WINNER! 8o)

4/29/2011 4:30:44 PM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Absolutely spectacular, Datha. Huge congrats on this true beauty... in every way.

5/1/2011 8:34:04 AM

 
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Congratulations on this fantastic 2nd place winner Datha, just adorable!!

Have been unable to comment due to all the tornado's to the area here in north Alabama..but thankfully we are safe and we now have power again...

jo ann c.

5/4/2011 12:59:45 PM

 
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ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! Congratulations!

5/13/2011 2:58:42 PM

 
Paula Showen
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Fantastic!!!! Congratulations!

5/19/2011 8:01:45 PM

 
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