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Calm After The Storm

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Calm After The Storm
Calm After The Storm

Captured 3-12-06 at Oceanside Beach, California. Converted in Photoshop.

*Nature & Landscapes*
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Nadine A. Lewis
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    BEAUTIFUL, Donna...LOVE the conversion!!! <><


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3/2/2007 9:58:36 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful reflection and sky Donna!


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3/2/2007 10:06:41 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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This is so beautiful, Donna... that reflection is awesome with the bird in it. I'm wondering what it looked like in color. ^.^


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3/2/2007 11:07:18 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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  Calm After The Storm - Original JPEG
Calm After The Storm - Original JPEG
For comparison only!!!
© Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Nadine, Claudia and Kitty for your AWESOME comments. I do appreciate it very much.

I will enclose the original for comparison. This was straightened and cropped. No other adjustments were made.

Take care and have a great weekend!!


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3/2/2007 11:25:33 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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The color one is very beautiful too, Donna!!! Thank you!!!! :-) ^.^


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3/2/2007 11:54:16 AM

 
John Connolly
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A well seen, and beautifully captured image, Donna! My preference definitely lies with your B&W version.


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3/2/2007 1:34:19 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Fabulous capture, Donna, and good choice for B&W!


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3/2/2007 2:01:36 PM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Gorgeous image and fantastic work.


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3/2/2007 4:12:30 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful in B&W!


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3/2/2007 6:56:24 PM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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WOW...Just a wonderful BW conversion Donna...Great shot


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3/2/2007 7:06:33 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you John, Ronald, Roxanne, Shelly and Kenneth for your GREAT comments!! Have a NICE weekend!!!


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3/3/2007 12:24:51 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Magnificent capture and image, Donna!!! Outstanding lighting, tones, contrast, drama, WELL Composed and a very beautiful B&W Seascape!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.


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3/3/2007 3:14:26 AM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Very beautiful B&W with the storm clouds Donna! Love these winter storms for photographs:)


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3/3/2007 10:56:13 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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WOW WOW WOW!!!!!! I LOVE this Donna!!! Awesome work!!!! :)


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3/5/2007 5:58:17 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you Glenn, Kristi and Chastity!! I really appreciate your AMAZING remarks!!


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3/5/2007 10:36:08 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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AWESOME capture and conversion Donna!!!


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3/5/2007 7:32:17 PM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Wonderful conversion! Beautiful image, Donna!


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3/6/2007 6:03:44 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks so much Cassie and Allen!!


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3/8/2007 8:51:47 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Love the silvery tones in this; Congratulations on this making Finalist!


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4/24/2007 4:38:09 PM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Donna, congratulations


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4/24/2007 5:07:34 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations, Donna~!


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4/24/2007 5:18:35 PM

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


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4/24/2007 6:12:28 PM

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


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4/24/2007 6:51:04 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Congratulations again on this fantastic finalist, Donna!!!!! :-) ^.^


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4/24/2007 6:52:19 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations on your finalist Donna, Good Luck in the next round....


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4/24/2007 7:18:59 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round Donna. Love the B&W work you've done!


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4/24/2007 7:43:33 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats Donna :O)


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4/24/2007 8:43:37 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round.


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4/24/2007 9:44:51 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Congratulations on this stunning B+W finalist, Donna!<:))


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4/24/2007 9:58:19 PM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Gorgeous finalist, Donna, congratulations!
-Debby


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4/24/2007 10:04:46 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations, Donna!!


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4/24/2007 11:15:41 PM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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Congrats Donna on a wonderful finalist


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4/25/2007 3:45:02 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Congrats Donna on an awesome finalist.


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4/25/2007 7:18:07 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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Wonderful finalist, Donna. Congratulations!


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4/25/2007 9:13:01 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks so much for all of your congratulatory wishes and great compliments!!


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4/25/2007 11:57:02 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Congratulations on all of your finalists!!! AWESOME!!!


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4/25/2007 12:11:16 PM

 
Carol Teal
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Beautiful landscape and B&W conversion. Congrats again Donna!


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4/25/2007 12:37:24 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Huge congratulations again, Donna! A wonderful finalist!


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4/25/2007 2:17:33 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Another beautiful b&w!! Big congrats to you Donna!


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4/25/2007 3:23:06 PM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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A Big Congratulations on your Finalist Award!!! Well Deserved, Cheers, Glenn.


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4/25/2007 4:24:11 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Beautiful, Donna! Congratulations!


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4/25/2007 7:48:06 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS on ALL your Finalist Donna!! Excellent work :0)


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4/25/2007 10:18:34 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks again to each and everyone of you!!! Your comments are AMAZING!!! Keep up the great work!!!


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4/27/2007 10:31:26 AM

 
Mike F. Anderson
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Love the lighting, tones, texture and composition. A nice one!


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11/3/2007 10:40:46 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks Mike!


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11/4/2007 11:09:39 AM

 
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