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Brewer's Blackbird.

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Brewer's Blackbird.
Brewer's Blackbird.
© Jim Huffield
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Aimee S. McMaster
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    ....awesome clarity, comp. and dof Jim...well done...Aimee


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2/22/2007 3:19:48 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Excellent capture and composition, Jim!!


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2/22/2007 3:25:37 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Great capture, Jim. I really love the post and wire...makes for a great perch for this beauty!


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2/22/2007 3:30:47 AM

 
Judyann Plante
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Wow, Jim! Awesome capture. Excellent color, detail and composition.

Judyann ><>


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2/22/2007 3:31:09 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Very nice color and clarity !


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2/22/2007 3:50:47 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Superb shot, Jim!


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2/22/2007 3:55:42 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Outstanding capture, color, clarity, lighting, dof, contrast, Well composed and quite beautiful, Jim!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.


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2/22/2007 3:58:21 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Cute capture Jim! Terrific detail!


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2/22/2007 4:00:42 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Great capture Jim, wonderful colours and detail!!!(R)


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2/22/2007 4:04:03 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Great capture Jim! Nice work! Jeff


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2/22/2007 4:09:43 AM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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WOW! I love this shot, Jim, nice colors and composition, nice clarity, great eye! Mary :-D


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2/22/2007 4:25:07 AM

 
GianAngelo Monchieri
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Wonderful .Great shot. Love color and light.


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2/22/2007 4:40:24 AM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Awesome color and details in the beautiful image Jim!!! Gorgeous!!!! One of my favorites!!


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2/22/2007 4:43:22 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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I really like this shot Jim, terrific color and detail.


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2/22/2007 4:46:58 AM

 
Chua Wee Boo
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Beautiful capture,great detail,Jim!


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2/22/2007 4:53:38 AM

 
Terri L. Scribner
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Great post and wire make the comp of this shot wonderful and this beautiful bird is excellent!!


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2/22/2007 4:54:01 AM

 
Richard D. Cox  

The exposure is perfect. It is difficult to get detail on a black subject and you did great.


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2/22/2007 5:12:45 AM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Great DOF and capture of detail.


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2/22/2007 5:44:13 AM

 
Mary L. Graham
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wow this is great Jim...that eye just pops right out! Beautiful work! =)


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2/22/2007 5:55:52 AM

 
Amy Jackson
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Excellent capture, Jim!!


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2/22/2007 6:15:28 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Magnificent photo, color and dof, Jim! Wow!

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2/22/2007 6:26:19 AM

 
Milan Banik
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excellent contrast with the back.like this lovely bird.


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2/22/2007 6:59:26 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Beutiful image, Jim! Wonderful detail and contrast!!


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2/22/2007 7:25:34 AM

 
Girish Vaghela
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Wonderful, Jim!


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2/22/2007 7:34:26 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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this is beautiful but he looks a little mad...LOL


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2/22/2007 8:41:56 AM

 
Paula Dwyer
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Excellent color, lighting, detail and clarity. Also, love the post and barbed wire. Fantastic capture Jim!!! :)


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2/22/2007 8:45:12 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Great details here Jim...Dominick


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2/22/2007 9:03:48 AM

 
Anne D. Eigen
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WOW, this is a beauty, Jim! Excellent work!!!


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2/22/2007 9:22:26 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Fantastic capture and setting


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2/22/2007 10:02:31 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Nice capture. Cute little bird.


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2/22/2007 10:08:49 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Fantastic!!!!!! The details on both the bird and the fence/post are AWESOME!!!! This image is just WONDERFUL!!!!! ^.^


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2/22/2007 10:30:19 AM

 
Lisa D. Greer
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Fabulous capture! The simplicity of the background really makes this image POP! Great job Jim! :)


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2/22/2007 10:49:23 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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AWESOME capture!!! Wonderful details, lighting, colors and dof!!!


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2/22/2007 11:19:47 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Gorgeous capture, Jim! Love the grays and blues and textures!!!


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2/22/2007 11:20:32 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Beautiful composition with wonderful clarity, color and great lighting, Jim!!!


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2/22/2007 11:35:04 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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I can only agree with our friends, Jim...outstanding capture! :)


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2/22/2007 11:37:20 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Outstanding capture of this very pretty blackbird, Jim. The clarity is super as is the composition. They don't sit still long enough for me. LOL....


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2/22/2007 11:49:57 AM

 
John Connolly
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WOW! Astonishing detail in this fabulous blackbird capture, Jim! Fantastic work, my friend!


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2/22/2007 12:26:56 PM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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I say WOW too, Jim...this is AWESOME what a PERFECT place for him to have landed on for your photo!!! <><


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2/22/2007 12:35:27 PM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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WOW - fantastic find and image, Jim!


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2/22/2007 1:02:48 PM

 
Shirley L. Carpenter
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Excellent capture, comp and detail Jim!!!


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2/22/2007 1:41:01 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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Fantastic capture of this beautiful bird Jim!


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2/22/2007 2:25:08 PM

 
Mary Timman
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Awesome color and detail. Our blackbirds sure aren't this pretty.


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2/22/2007 4:33:09 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Gorgeous photo, Jim!! Love this!


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2/22/2007 4:52:10 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Jim, excellent color, detail, exposure and lighting.


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2/22/2007 6:37:07 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Jim, outstanding composition and I bet we will see this again soon.


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2/22/2007 7:23:37 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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Awesome tones and details Jim!! Beautiful capture!! <><


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2/22/2007 8:33:22 PM

 
Paul E. Earl
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What a stunning capture!


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2/23/2007 1:12:27 AM

 
Manuel Barrera
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You captured those colors very well, great capture


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2/23/2007 2:15:47 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Awesome capture...I do hope we see it again!!!!


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2/23/2007 6:27:43 AM

 
Holly Shao
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Lovely capture and beautiful hues, Jim!

Holly


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2/23/2007 6:29:25 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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Simply stunning capture of this beautiful bird Jim! Love the way the light accentuates the colors in his feathers, wonderful DoF as well. Hope to see this beauty again!!!! :)


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2/23/2007 9:30:22 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Super capture and nice colors!


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2/23/2007 10:00:11 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Great shot!


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2/23/2007 12:02:06 PM

 
Bill Houghton
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This is an outstanding shot Jim. Bill


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2/23/2007 1:53:32 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Another outstanding wildlife capture that you do so well, Jim. Beautiful use of light to bring out the colore in the bird.


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2/24/2007 6:19:07 AM

 
Dr. Harmeet Singh
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Excellent capture and composition...


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2/24/2007 11:59:07 PM

 
Lisa R. Buffington
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Jim, Beautiful capture and great detail. Lisa


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2/25/2007 7:07:29 PM

 
Derek D. Dafoe
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I really like the the colour contrast between the bird and the Background Jim !! Nice shot !!


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2/28/2007 9:27:06 AM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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Amazing color and details, Jim. Beautifully presented!!
Aloha,
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3/7/2007 1:11:47 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Jeff!


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3/22/2007 6:23:03 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Fantastic (as always) bird photo, Jim! Superb clarity and composition--congratulations on your finalist!


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3/22/2007 6:36:23 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Jim, I knew this one will get in. Congratulations.


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3/22/2007 6:41:25 PM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Congratulations on your awesome finalist!!!


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3/22/2007 6:43:02 PM

 
Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay)
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Congradulations on this great image.


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3/22/2007 6:48:08 PM

 
Judyann Plante
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Congratulations, Jim! Had a feeling we would be seeing this one again. The best of luck in the next round.

Judyann <><


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3/22/2007 7:15:15 PM

 
Holly Shao
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Congratulations, Jim, on this wonderful Finalist!!

Holly


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3/22/2007 7:21:32 PM

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


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3/22/2007 7:35:14 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Jim, congratulations on your finalist.


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3/22/2007 7:35:47 PM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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CONGRATULATIONS.


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3/22/2007 7:38:25 PM

 
Marie Fields
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Awesome image, Jim! Congratulations!


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3/22/2007 8:32:52 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Gorgeous capture, Jim, congrats on your finalist!
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3/22/2007 9:05:50 PM

 
Ermanno Radice
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Jim, Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist!!


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3/23/2007 12:46:08 AM

 
Colleen Braun
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congratulations...


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3/23/2007 2:22:35 AM

 
Bridgette B
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Beautiful finalist....congratulations!


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3/23/2007 2:49:05 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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...congratulations on your beautiful finalist,Jim....Aimee


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3/23/2007 2:51:18 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Jim, congratulations on this very beautiful and well deserving finalist! Good luck with it in the next round of judging!


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3/23/2007 3:02:20 AM

 
Chua Wee Boo
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist,Jim!


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3/23/2007 3:04:14 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Congratulations Jim!


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3/23/2007 4:07:12 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Jim!!


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3/23/2007 4:21:05 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Congratulations Jim!


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3/23/2007 4:31:23 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Congrats!!!!!!!! beautiful shot!


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3/23/2007 4:41:46 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Jim!!


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3/23/2007 4:54:40 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on a well deserved Finalist Jim!!!


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3/23/2007 4:54:59 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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AWESOME, Jim...CONGRATS!!!! <><


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3/23/2007 4:56:06 AM

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


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3/23/2007 5:18:51 AM

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


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3/23/2007 5:19:09 AM

 
Girish Vaghela
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Congratulations on this absolutely beautiful Finalist, Jim!!


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3/23/2007 7:04:53 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Jim!


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3/23/2007 8:35:41 AM

 
Manuel Barrera
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well deserved, congratulations.


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3/23/2007 10:12:09 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Jim, on your outstanding finalist.


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3/23/2007 11:02:58 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Congratulations on a very well deserved finalist!


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3/23/2007 11:05:49 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Congratulations, Jim!!!!! :-) ^.^


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3/23/2007 12:07:59 PM

 
Ron Roberts
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CONGRATS JIM...RON...


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3/23/2007 12:58:41 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on this wonderful finalist Jim :o)


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3/23/2007 1:48:55 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
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CONGRATULATIONS Jim and good luck to you in the next round!
Aloha,
Stan


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3/23/2007 1:57:06 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Great capture and finalist, Jim


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3/23/2007 3:02:26 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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WOW..........awesome........... Congratulations Jim!!!!!!!!!!!


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3/23/2007 5:43:38 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations on this striking finalist, Jim, and best of luck to you in the next round!


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3/23/2007 5:51:24 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Congratulations, Jim! I am glad to see this finalist!


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3/24/2007 4:56:33 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Jim, congratulations on this beauty!!


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3/24/2007 1:40:29 PM

 
Paul Sikora  

Congratulations Jim


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3/24/2007 4:41:09 PM

 
Alan and kellie shulver
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jim wonderfull capture and comp on this winner! congrats!


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3/24/2007 7:03:56 PM

 
James H. Enterkin
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Another great shot Jim, Congratulations on this finalist.
Jim


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3/26/2007 8:08:17 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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Congratulations on your finalist Jim!


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3/26/2007 9:47:58 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Congratulations on your finalist, Jim!


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