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Just Swimming by to Say Hi!

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Just Swimming by to Say Hi!
Just Swimming by to Say Hi!
f11.0, ISO 1600, 18-55mm, No Flash, Loggerhead Turtle, Pine Knolls Shores NC State Aquarium, Pine Knolls Shores, NC.
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Dr Silly
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    Cool capture. Love the colors. :O)


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4/10/2007 4:56:55 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Awww He is soooo cute!! Beautiful shot and Color Michelle :0)


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4/10/2007 5:00:54 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you very much Doc & Datha! I appreciate all your comments!


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4/10/2007 5:03:56 AM

 
John Caruso
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Cool shot, Michelle! I like the serenity you've conveyed.


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4/10/2007 5:14:57 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thanks John! I appreciate it!
Have a great day!
Michelle


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4/10/2007 5:29:45 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Love this shot...Great job.


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4/10/2007 5:32:10 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you very much Tonya!


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4/10/2007 5:52:48 AM

 
Joy Rector
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AWSOME!!!


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4/10/2007 6:11:36 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thanks very much Joy!


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4/10/2007 6:12:51 AM

 
Marcie A. Fowler
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Excellent timing on your part Michelle.


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4/10/2007 6:20:38 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thanks very much Marcie!


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4/10/2007 6:33:08 AM

 
Lisa D. Greer
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Great capture Michelle! :)


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4/10/2007 8:33:27 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you very much Lisa!


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4/10/2007 8:36:40 AM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Very neat shot, Michelle! :)


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4/10/2007 10:00:40 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thanks very much Sherry!


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4/10/2007 10:46:51 AM

 
Christy Nichols
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WOW! Awesome capture, Michelle!!!


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4/10/2007 4:31:12 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you very much Christy!


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4/10/2007 4:38:40 PM

 
David Wirawan
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nice capture, nice moment, I wish I have this kind of photo :)


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4/10/2007 7:49:55 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Great picture, great colors, great title - love the humour in it!


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4/11/2007 12:31:27 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you very much David & Katarina!


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4/11/2007 5:38:58 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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What a fantastic shot, Michelle! I know how hard it is to shoot in an aquarium. Awesome colors, too.


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4/11/2007 1:20:34 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you very much Terry! It was totally dark overhead & a lot of the tanks are curved so you can't use a flash or it bounces off the glass.
This particular tank the background was blue & it was a beautiful color.


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4/11/2007 1:39:23 PM

 
Rob Martin
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Hey Michelle, I see you still haven't lost your touch. Amazing Photos, those colors truly stand out.


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4/15/2007 7:26:17 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Rob!


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4/15/2007 7:52:11 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Wow!! CONGRATS, Michelle! Awesome shot!


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5/23/2007 4:50:48 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Another BIG CONGRATS on a job well done!


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5/23/2007 5:50:27 PM

 
Sherri Gorman
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This is beautiful!!!! Congratulations Michelle!!!


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5/23/2007 6:07:28 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Michelle!


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5/23/2007 6:36:10 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you ever so much Dan, Pat, Sherri & Shawn!


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5/23/2007 7:32:43 PM

 
Gary Jacobson  - www.frozenshutter.com
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Beautiful image Michelle!!

Best of luck to you and congratulations on your finalist!!


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5/23/2007 7:45:13 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Gary! Best of luck to you as well!


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5/23/2007 7:47:04 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Big congratulations on your finalist Michelle!!!


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5/23/2007 9:29:06 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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I am so glad you got a button for this; it is so funny and well captured! Good luck next!


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5/24/2007 3:26:36 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you so much Katarina & Laurence!


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5/24/2007 6:09:13 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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Congratulations on your FINALIST!

Another PG101 WINNER


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5/24/2007 12:06:44 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Les!


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5/24/2007 1:47:55 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Wow... what a great aquarium capture! Totally feels like we're in the water with them! Congratulations!


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5/24/2007 1:48:44 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Suuuperb shot Michelle !!! Big congrats and fingers crossed for the next round !! Good luck :o)


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5/24/2007 2:18:34 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Congrats girl....


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5/24/2007 8:26:13 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congrats on the gold, Michelle!


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5/24/2007 8:29:55 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!! WTG on your Second Place Win Michelle :0)


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5/24/2007 8:37:52 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big Big Congrats Michelle :O)


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5/24/2007 9:31:31 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Well, just look at you!!!!!!

What a ROLL you are on.... Congrats Chica!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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5/24/2007 10:22:34 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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WoooHooo! WTG, girl! Fabulous winner!


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5/24/2007 10:43:03 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Michelle on your win...Dominick


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5/25/2007 1:28:55 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Very cool capture, Michelle ~
CONGRATULATIONS to you on your Second Place Win!


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5/25/2007 1:40:14 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Great timing Michelle, congratulations!!!


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5/25/2007 3:21:46 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Chris, Sylvia x2, Tonya, Datha, Kara, Pat, Dominick, Mary & Donna!
You could knock me over with a feather right now! OMG! :D


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5/25/2007 5:31:02 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Way to go!!! :) I'm so happy for you!


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5/25/2007 5:36:57 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you so much Chris! LOL I really don't know what to say! :)


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5/25/2007 5:49:58 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congratulations on your terrific image and win Michelle!!


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5/25/2007 5:53:10 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you so much Murry! I appreciate it!


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5/25/2007 5:55:51 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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A huge congratulations Michelle.


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5/25/2007 6:13:02 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Way to go Michelle, congrats on the Gold. :O)


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5/25/2007 6:14:00 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Michelle, Congratulations on your second place winner.


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5/25/2007 6:22:09 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you so much Donna, Doc, & Kay!


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5/25/2007 6:45:04 AM

 
Dawn Leslie
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Way to go Michelle...Congrats!


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5/25/2007 8:11:58 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations Michelle on your second place win!!!!


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5/25/2007 8:23:15 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you so much Dawn & Susan!


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5/25/2007 8:33:40 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Congratulations on this beautiful second place win, Michelle. Wonderful how you got him coming right at us waving :)


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5/25/2007 9:17:15 AM

 
Phil Stith
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Michelle, congratulations on your second place...it's a beautiful shot.
Phil Stith


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5/25/2007 9:23:31 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you so much Nikki & Phil!


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5/25/2007 9:34:19 AM

 
Lisa D. Greer
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Congrats Michelle! WTG!! :)


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5/25/2007 10:04:26 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you so much Lisa!


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5/25/2007 10:48:06 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Congratulations on your FINALIST!


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5/25/2007 12:52:49 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Rakesh!


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5/25/2007 1:04:22 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Congratulations on your win, Michelle
Beautiful color, detail and interest

Bill


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5/25/2007 5:14:05 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Wonderful capture Michelle, congrats on your win!


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5/25/2007 6:00:27 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Bill & Claudia!


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5/25/2007 6:38:49 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Michelle, BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your SECOND PLACE WIN!


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5/25/2007 10:41:09 PM

 
Les Rhoades
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Congratulations on your 2nd Place WIN!


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5/26/2007 12:38:38 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this well-captured winner, Michelle!


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5/26/2007 3:33:46 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you so much Janine, Les & Wally!


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5/26/2007 5:16:31 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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An amazing Second Place win! Congratulations, Michelle!


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5/28/2007 3:10:40 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you very much Terry!


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5/28/2007 5:14:47 PM

 
Bill Houghton
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This is such a great shot Michelle. You did a wonderful job capturing it. Bill

Check out my gallery:

Bill Houghton Photography


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5/30/2007 1:58:54 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you so much Bill!


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5/30/2007 5:01:14 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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What a view ... so beautiful Michelle! Congratulations on your win!


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6/2/2007 9:50:42 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you so much Jill!


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6/3/2007 7:29:49 AM

 
Alice Lero
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Taking a look...see..through your gallery was wonderful Michelle. Fantastic shots...just loved them. :)


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6/27/2007 11:33:41 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Alice!


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6/27/2007 12:03:42 PM

 
Crystal M. Gove  

Wow, CONGRATS on being a winner with this AWESOME image, Michelle!!! This is just too cute. How fun that must have been to see in person!


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6/28/2007 10:26:28 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Crystal!


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6/28/2007 10:51:53 AM

 
Jovie Naval  

this is truly a captured moment of high five to the crowd, hehehehe!
marvelous timing you have!
tfs.
jovie


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7/18/2007 11:05:22 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thanks Jovie!


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7/19/2007 1:53:09 PM

 
Steven E. Ray
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Exceptional photo! the color, motion, balance... it is all perfect! You have a marvelous gallery and I am going to enjoy more now :)


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7/26/2007 1:12:36 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you very much Steven! I appreciate your comments & you taking the time to look through my gallery!


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7/26/2007 1:20:59 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Awesome and fun, Michelle!
Congrats on your win! --lisa


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7/27/2007 9:59:41 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Lisa!


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7/27/2007 10:03:15 AM

 
Heather 
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Congrats!! This is beautiful!! The colors are amazing! :)


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8/13/2007 6:32:58 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you so much Heather! I really appreciate it!


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8/13/2007 7:17:20 PM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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AWESOME capture and a BIG CONGRATS on your win, Michelle!!!!!!!! <><


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8/21/2007 12:08:32 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Nadine!


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8/21/2007 6:17:53 PM

 
Toni Riggs
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Cool shot, congrats!


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9/24/2007 6:28:08 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you very much Toni!


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9/24/2007 6:49:08 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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Congrats on this most excellent capture, Michelle!


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10/19/2007 6:57:13 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you very much Terry!


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10/20/2007 2:40:43 AM

 
Hurk (Steve) Hurkett
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Super capture, Michelle ... and a hearty congratulations on this winner ...

...................... Steve


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11/20/2007 3:37:34 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Steve!


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11/20/2007 3:39:04 PM

 
Erika  Haight
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Michelle this is an OUTSTANDING aquarium image!!! WOW!! ~ Nicely done and congrats on Winner! erika haight


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1/23/2008 2:11:00 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thanks Erika!


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1/23/2008 3:02:44 PM

 
Kristy A. Keene
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Truly an amazing capture!


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2/26/2008 5:19:56 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Kristy!


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2/26/2008 5:21:46 AM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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Great shot, he does look like he's waving!


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9/1/2008 10:08:20 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Thank you Jean!


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