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Oars Up

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Oars Up
Oars Up
Taken at Sculpture by the Sea 2004. Bondi Beach, NSW Australia
I posted this a couple of years ago and it made the finals. I have resubmitted it with some enhancements to colour and added a border.

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Barbara Waldoch
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    Beautiful shot of a beautiful sculpture, Paul!


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1/4/2007 12:14:26 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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Evy Johansen
Wow... cool image, Paul!! Wonderful Colors!


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1/4/2007 12:17:10 AM

 
Husain Akhtar
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Terrific presentation, Paul! sure we will see it again!


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1/4/2007 12:17:18 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Very interesting piece of abstract sculpture and wonderful presentation, Paul!!


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1/4/2007 12:20:38 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Great colours and presentation Paul!!!!(R)


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1/4/2007 12:35:29 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Fantastic colors and gorgeous abstract image, Paul! :)


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1/4/2007 1:07:15 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Paul, great colors, clarity and lighting.


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1/4/2007 1:17:49 AM

 
Paul Michko
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Awesome color abstract capture, Paul.


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1/4/2007 1:58:28 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Very cool image and presentation, Paul! Good luck with it this go around!


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1/4/2007 2:19:29 AM

 
Manuel Barrera
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First time I have seen it, Paul, and can see why it made the finals. Hope we see it again twice!


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1/4/2007 2:34:32 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Great presentation and colors, Paul!!


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1/4/2007 2:36:42 AM

 
eileen bedford
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Such a beautiful abstract,love your presentation Paul...


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1/4/2007 3:05:49 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Well Seen, Well Composed, Beautiful and colorful abstract, Paul!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.


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1/4/2007 3:20:11 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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...lovely color, comp. and pov Paul...Aimee


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1/4/2007 4:11:57 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Gorgeous, Paul!!!


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1/4/2007 4:18:11 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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Awesome image, terrific colors and textures!


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1/4/2007 4:41:00 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Great colors and abstract, Paul!


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1/4/2007 6:07:17 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Awesomely cool! It looks like oil paint. Is that a filter or the look of the statue itself? Great abstract! I think we should be seeing this again!


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1/4/2007 7:29:26 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Fantastic colours and textures Paul! I promise myself all the time to get down there for this one day! Excellent resubmit - I hope you get gold!


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1/4/2007 12:45:44 PM

 
John Connolly
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Great work Paul! Be interesting to see if the judges are impressed as much as we are!


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1/4/2007 12:56:13 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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I missed this last time Paul so gratefull for the repost, a wonderful image with great colours and textures!


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1/4/2007 2:48:23 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Great colours and composition here Paul...Dominick


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1/4/2007 7:23:57 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Beautifully done Paul!! The colors and clarity are superb!! <><


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1/4/2007 8:49:32 PM

 
Jayne Martin  

Stunning, okay, how did you do this, please.


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1/4/2007 10:45:16 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Wonderful art piece, Paul! LOVE the bold, vibrant colors. (Thank you for your concern and prayers, my friend).


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1/5/2007 1:00:55 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...excellent


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2/24/2007 1:38:17 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Paul, congratulations on your finalist.


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2/24/2007 2:11:40 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Thrilled to see this one again Paul! Congratulations on another fantastic finalist!


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2/24/2007 4:58:15 PM

 
Margaret Sikora
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Another outstanding Finalist photo Paul ,the best of luck in next round.


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2/24/2007 8:12:18 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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You are on a roll, Paul!


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2/24/2007 9:18:43 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Congratulation, Paul!!!!! Fantastic image!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty


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2/25/2007 7:04:52 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Wonderful Paul! Congratulatons!


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2/25/2007 8:51:02 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations again, Paul! Super! :)


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2/25/2007 10:37:56 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations!!!


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2/25/2007 1:03:46 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved finalist, Paul!


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2/25/2007 6:51:54 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Oh oh. Paul, you had so many finalists I think I missed a few!! This is stunning! Yet another Big Congrats!


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2/26/2007 8:52:23 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Beautiful image..congratulations!


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2/26/2007 8:58:39 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Paul, congratulations on your finalist!!


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2/26/2007 9:58:45 AM

 
Sheryl A. Hudson
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Congratulations Paul - love the colors!!!
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2/26/2007 9:45:05 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Paul on this excellent Finalist! Jeff


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2/27/2007 12:15:59 PM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Congratulations on a great winning shot Paul


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2/27/2007 12:27:24 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations Paul!!!!!!!!!


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Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations, Paul!!!


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2/27/2007 12:52:38 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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COngratulations Paul..stunning winner!!


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2/27/2007 12:53:10 PM

 
David Pratt
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COngratulations Pual on this awesome winner!


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2/27/2007 1:11:25 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on your winner, Paul!!


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2/27/2007 1:22:27 PM

 
JOHN V. ROSCICH
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AWESOME!!!
BIG CONGRATS PAUL
GOOD WORK
JOHN


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2/27/2007 1:34:42 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Paul, you look very good in gold!! HUGE CONGRATS!


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2/27/2007 1:55:51 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful comp and colors Paul, congrats on your win!


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2/27/2007 1:56:48 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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YES!!!!! WONDERFUL win with this one, Paul!!!! WTG!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty


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2/27/2007 2:12:47 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this winner, Paul.


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2/27/2007 2:34:32 PM

 
Revonda L. Gentry
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Congratulations on this wonderful winner!!


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2/27/2007 2:38:21 PM

 
Manuel Barrera
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big congratulations, Paul. Well deserved


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2/27/2007 2:38:51 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your win, Paul!!!


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2/27/2007 3:01:01 PM

 
Christopher Delaney
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Congrats! Happy to share 2nd with such a creative image! Do not know how I missed this one. Awesome eye!


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2/27/2007 5:01:36 PM

 
Sharon K. King
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Congratulations Paul! WTG!


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2/27/2007 6:29:35 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Paul on your fabulous win...Dominick


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2/27/2007 7:26:34 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congratulations on your win Paul!!


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2/27/2007 8:35:40 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson  

Beautiful treaure you found, Paul. Congratulations!!


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2/27/2007 8:47:37 PM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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,,,congratulations on your winner, Paul!! Aimee


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2/28/2007 2:55:25 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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,,,congratulations on your winner, Paul!! Aimee


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2/28/2007 2:55:25 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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,,,congratulations on your winner, Paul!! Aimee


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2/28/2007 2:55:26 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Congratulations on this stunning winner!


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2/28/2007 3:39:16 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner:)


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2/28/2007 4:38:25 AM

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


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2/28/2007 8:45:05 AM

 
Brenda M. 
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Just one word to describe your shot ~ WOWSERS! :)


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2/28/2007 9:34:15 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Paul!! Jeff


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2/28/2007 12:02:06 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Loved this one! Congratulations Paul on this fantastic win!


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2/28/2007 1:54:36 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Paul, congratulations on your Second Place Win!


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2/28/2007 3:42:22 PM

 
Margaret Sikora
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Huge congratulations Paul for this beautiful winner,well deserved.


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2/28/2007 10:28:39 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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BIG congratulations on your wonderful win, Paul!!


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2/28/2007 10:50:22 PM

 
Husain Akhtar
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Paul, whole heartily congratulations on your most deserving win in the January 2007 contest! Sorry for not contacting you earlier because I had no access to the internet for days!


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3/2/2007 10:29:49 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Congratulations Paul on your Second Place WIN!


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3/3/2007 5:54:11 AM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations Paul, this is AWESOME...


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3/3/2007 7:00:58 PM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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A late Big Congratulations on your award, Paul!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn.


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3/4/2007 8:23:52 AM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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WOW, Paul - SO-O many Finalists from your January postings!! V-E-R-Y well done, my friend - EVERY one of them was SO-O well deserved!! This BEAUTIFUL image though, went one better, winning a Second Place...AND I can see why!! :o)

I'm sorry not to have commented on it before, but it really IS a FABULOUS image...and it DEFINITELY turned out to be worth your while re-posting it!! ;o) Sincere CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Paul - Phil and I are VERY happy for you!! :o)


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3/5/2007 7:05:11 PM

 
Carol Teal
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My friend and I were looking through some beach photos and found this. This is so beautiful Paul! I really love the colors! Well done and a very late congrats on your win!


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