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Wish Barbaro could have lived
a life like these horses. He
went over the Rainbow Bridge
today.

© Karen Slagle
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Jeff W. Robinson
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    Very beautifully captured and dedication to Barbaro! A sad day indeed! Jeff

1/29/2007 12:07:05 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Beautiful capture and dedication to Barbaro, Karen!

1/29/2007 12:20:57 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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What a beautiful image Karen, love the colours and comp!

1/29/2007 12:23:09 PM

 
Wendi L. Marchesani

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Was this photo edited in PS? I really love it (either way, just asking)....LOVe the title, the photo itself and the dedication to Barbaro.

1/29/2007 12:27:25 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Fantastic color lighting and comp Karen...love it!!!!

1/29/2007 12:35:43 PM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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EXCELLENT Karen!!! I LOVE IT!!! I wish Barbaro could have had this life also...GREAT dedication to him. <><

1/29/2007 1:21:11 PM

 
Jim Huffield
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Awesome image and dedication, Karen. Jim

1/29/2007 1:26:02 PM

 
Sherry K. Adkins
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Beautiful image, Karen. And such a nice dedication to Barbaro. I wish he and all horses could live out their lives in comfort and luxury. He is, indeed, at the Rainbow Bridge.

1/29/2007 1:50:26 PM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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this is a STUNNING image Karen...I love everything about it.

1/29/2007 2:27:53 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Jeff, Colette, Lynne, Wendi, Cyn, Nadine, Jim, Sherry and Kenneth - Thanks to everyone for the kind comments and for taking the time to look. It truly was a very sad day...

1/29/2007 5:29:16 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Beautiful work on these horses, Karen!!!! I love this image!!!!! ^.^

1/29/2007 6:38:28 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Karen, excellent color, detail, exposure, lighting and DOF.

1/29/2007 7:37:52 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Wonderful image, Karen..fantastic composition, ligthing and colors.
Sorry about Barbaro !!

1/29/2007 7:44:30 PM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Absolutely beautiful!!Stunning image!!!

1/30/2007 6:34:49 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks for the compliments, Kitty, Janine, Marilyn and Paula...

1/30/2007 6:41:52 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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That story broke my heart...I was so hoping he would make it..very sad! Beautiful tribute to a remarkable horse...love the picture!

1/30/2007 8:03:54 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Fantastic composition, lighting, color, tones!!! Beautiful scene!

1/30/2007 8:08:45 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Me too Shelly. Thanks to you and Vladan for the very nice comments.

1/30/2007 8:52:30 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Beautiful capture and tones Karen!!

1/31/2007 4:29:19 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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This really is beautiful, great colors and composition!!

1/31/2007 4:32:22 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks alot Cassie and Donna.

1/31/2007 4:42:16 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Fantastic image Karen!! Very well done!! I bet he's wondering if they are talking about him!!! <><

1/31/2007 9:08:24 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Very well could be, Nancy. Thanks alot for the compliments.

2/1/2007 6:16:24 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Karen, this is breath-taking! Wow! The composition, light and color are all SUPERB! A SENSATIONAL shot!

2/1/2007 8:51:43 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Nadya, I love late afternoon light low on the horizon.

2/1/2007 9:11:24 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Nice dedication to Barbaro who was a National treasure. Love this capture with beautiful color, lighting and composition, Karen. By the way Nancy Green is considering a shoot in Austin this spring and may contact you for interest.

2/1/2007 3:50:18 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks alot, Emile. Nancy did contact me and I told her to keep me posted. With 3 horses and 5 cats plus Mike's mom who is 90 it's hard to make plans too early. I've not been down that way in many years and would love to go. I'm hoping things will work out where I/we can go.

2/1/2007 3:58:16 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Fantastic image of these horses, Karen. Excellent lighting, color & composition.

2/1/2007 7:33:25 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Sam.

2/2/2007 6:35:13 AM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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Wonderful wonderful capture and dedication, Karen. The perspective, composition and lighting is absolutely superb! A winner for sure!

2/2/2007 2:42:33 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you, Kirsten, glad you like this.

2/2/2007 4:09:41 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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How did I miss this gorgeous image! Wonderful lighting, composition and perspective, Karen!

2/4/2007 7:38:58 AM

 
Holly Shao
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LOVE the light and tones in this terrific capture, Karen!!

Holly

2/4/2007 9:29:12 AM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Awesome picture Karen!

2/4/2007 12:31:50 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Jessica, Holly and Remi.

2/4/2007 5:22:05 PM

 
Pamela Shane
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Oh, I know - I cried when I heard the news. This is so beautiful Karen, just
has to be a winner. Spectacular lighting, rich colors, & overall great
composition!! :)

2/6/2007 2:42:55 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Pamela for your kind remarks. I try to keep it pushed to the back of my mind...

2/6/2007 3:41:30 PM

 
Peggy J. Maguire
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The moody feeling with the help of your great lighting makes this one fantastic picture Karen.Great work...Peggy

2/10/2007 6:57:32 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Hi Peggy. Thank you so much for the very nice compliments about this capture.

2/11/2007 6:28:11 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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AWESOME! A tremendous capture!

2/12/2007 1:11:03 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Allen for taking the time to send your comments.

2/12/2007 2:06:15 PM

 
Shelly L. Rauscher
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Amazing lighting Karen, I'm in love! Another great shot that I'd gladly grace my walls with!

2/13/2007 11:51:42 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Shelly, glad you like this one.

2/13/2007 12:01:37 PM

 
Holly Shao
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Congratulations, Karen, on such a terrific Finalist!!

Holly

2/24/2007 1:09:29 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Karen, congratulations on your finalist.

2/24/2007 1:34:26 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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A gorgeous finalist! Congratulations, Karen!

2/24/2007 1:52:04 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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You and Barbaro are both winners in my book and congrats on your finalist, Karen.

2/24/2007 3:51:35 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Karen! :)

2/24/2007 3:55:52 PM

 
David Pratt
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Congrat Karen! Wonderful finalist!

2/24/2007 4:22:17 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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WTG Karen...congratulations!!

2/24/2007 4:22:53 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful Karen, congrats!

2/24/2007 4:35:08 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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This is a very touching image, Karen. Congratulations on this terrific finalist!!

2/24/2007 4:41:02 PM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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Superb finalist Karen...I love it

2/24/2007 5:37:35 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Karen, this is so fantastic! Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist and best of luck in the second round!

2/24/2007 5:47:22 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Karen on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff

2/24/2007 6:04:31 PM

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

2/24/2007 6:43:49 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Holly, Janine, Terry, Emile, Jenny, David, Cyn, Claudia, Melissa, Kenneth, Nadya and Jeff - Thanks everyone for all the really nice comments, I appreciate them.

2/24/2007 6:44:44 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations Karen, such an awesome dramatic capture. Good luck next round...

2/24/2007 7:46:06 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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BEAUTIFUL!!! CONGRATULATIONS Karen!!!! :0)

2/24/2007 9:55:35 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Karen on your finalist image...Dominick

2/24/2007 9:57:33 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations on this beautiful fianlist and good luck in the next round !!

2/24/2007 10:04:12 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations!!

2/25/2007 4:03:49 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congratulations Karen!!!!

2/25/2007 6:01:39 AM

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

2/25/2007 6:34:23 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Karen for your outstanding finalist.

2/25/2007 7:08:02 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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I sooo love this; I'm very happy it
was chosen as a finalist - congratulations Karen!! :)

2/25/2007 9:13:52 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Karen! Love this image!!

2/25/2007 10:52:50 AM

 
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Eileen, Datha, Dominick, Marilyn, Colette, Cassie, Kitty, Tarun, Pamela and Carla - Thanks alot everyone for all the fabulous comments about this image. I appreciate all of them...

2/25/2007 3:03:26 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Karen!

2/25/2007 3:19:43 PM

 
Remi Trepanier
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Beautiful capture! Congratulations!

2/25/2007 4:41:41 PM

 
Stephanie A. Laird
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Karen this is beautiful! Congratulations on your finialist. I am very sad to hear about Barbaro.

2/25/2007 5:36:23 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks for all the compliments Sam, Remi and Stephanie.

2/25/2007 6:11:54 PM

 
Sherry K. Adkins
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Congrats, Karen on your finalist.

2/25/2007 7:04:10 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Sherry...

2/26/2007 6:37:27 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Karen on this gorgeous finalist!

2/26/2007 7:54:43 AM

 
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Congratulations, Karen!! Wonderful image!

2/26/2007 8:00:09 AM

 
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Thank you Jessica and Amy for the very nice comments.

2/26/2007 8:41:48 AM

 
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Congratulations on a wonderful image.

2/26/2007 9:49:46 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Ellen.

2/26/2007 10:31:25 AM

 
Mick Burkey
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Congrats on this wonderful finalist, Karen!

2/26/2007 2:15:27 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Mick for your compliments.

2/26/2007 2:20:16 PM

 
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Congratulations, Karen!! Wonderful image!

2/26/2007 9:49:15 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you, Rakesh for your compliments.

2/27/2007 6:15:35 AM

 
Roger Fry
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Well done Karen ! Beautifully exposed!

Roger

2/27/2007 12:35:03 PM

 
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EXCELLENT CAPTURE
CONGRATS KAREN
JOHN

2/27/2007 1:54:20 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Roger and John - Thank you both for the compliments....

2/27/2007 3:28:50 PM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Congratulations Karen!!! :)

3/1/2007 8:29:08 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Paula, I appreciate your comments.

3/1/2007 8:41:41 AM

 
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Congrats on your finalist! It is a very deserving image! The colors and lighting are great. I hated to hear about Barbaro too!

3/5/2007 6:21:59 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Carol for your compliments. It was a very sad day and that's all I could think about. At least he's no longer suffering...

3/5/2007 7:54:26 PM

 
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Karen, congrats on your finalist.

3/22/2007 7:10:32 PM

 
Holly Shao
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Congratulations, Karen, on this awesome Finalist!! Great work!

Holly

3/22/2007 7:11:54 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thanks so much Sherry and Holly.

3/23/2007 6:23:04 AM

 
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Beautiful capture and dedication to Barbaro. Love the composition and colors. Lisa

4/19/2007 6:12:52 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Thank you Lisa...

4/19/2007 6:32:32 AM

 
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