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© Esther Smith
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Mike Perez
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    Beautiful image, Esther! Great colors and composition.

4/15/2007 8:24:47 PM

 
Theresa  M. VanderStaay
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Great image Esther...Great color and presention...I like what you've done here...Great DOF...Tessa

4/15/2007 8:39:09 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thanks Mike, I appreciate it!

4/15/2007 8:39:37 PM

 
Esther Smith
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And Theresa, thank you!!

4/15/2007 8:41:11 PM

 
Lynn Haack
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Very pretty. I like the crispness of the blue pansy petals. Lynn

4/15/2007 9:02:00 PM

 
Sherry K. Adkins
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Very nice image, Esther. The colors of the pansies are beautiful and you did a great job with the Flood filter. Good job!

4/15/2007 9:43:53 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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This is beautiful Esther...Dominick

4/15/2007 10:01:19 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thanks so much Lynn, Sherry and Dominick for your encouraging words!

4/15/2007 10:57:07 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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This is stunning, Esther! Composition, color, DOF *and* effects are all fantastic!

4/15/2007 11:15:36 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thank you Colleen for your encouragement!!

4/15/2007 11:24:08 PM

 
Amal A. AlNuaimi
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This is amazing Esther, great over all! What effects did you add more than the flood filter?

4/16/2007 12:23:42 AM

 
Laura Glabman
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Beautifully done and a refreshing change from all the other typical flower shots.

4/16/2007 5:40:48 AM

 
Esther Smith
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Thank you Amal and Laura! Amal, I only applied the flood filter to this image.

4/17/2007 9:33:30 PM

 
Connie J. Bagot
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I love this---it's totally beautiful!

4/18/2007 1:07:20 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thank you Connie. I appreciate your nice comment!

4/18/2007 5:42:30 PM

 
Laura Bailey
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Gorgeous image, Esther!

4/18/2007 8:31:13 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thank you Laura for your nice comment!

4/18/2007 8:42:14 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Esther, excellent colors, detail, clarity, lighting and effects.

4/20/2007 8:51:30 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congratulations Esther!!

5/23/2007 4:29:27 PM

 
Lynn Haack
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Way to go Esther...congrats on your finalist! Lynn

5/23/2007 5:08:18 PM

 
Sharon K. King
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This is so pretty, wonderful use of the flood filter, Congrats!

5/23/2007 7:22:13 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations

5/23/2007 7:58:00 PM

 
Terry L. McKaig

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BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations!

5/23/2007 9:32:48 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thank you Cassie, Lynn, Sharon, Cheryl and Terry for your kind comments!!

5/23/2007 10:38:38 PM

 
Sherry K. Adkins
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Congrats Esther on this finalist.

5/23/2007 11:14:31 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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This is such an awesome floral, Esther--big congratulations on a very well-deserved (and not surprising!) finalist!

5/24/2007 12:08:22 AM

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

5/24/2007 6:55:36 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Stunning Finalist! Congratulations.

5/24/2007 7:06:11 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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A beautiful finalist, Esther! Congratulations!

5/24/2007 11:26:18 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Outstanding, Esther! Congratulations on your win!

5/24/2007 8:23:19 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Esther, Congratulations on this well deserving Winner!!

5/24/2007 8:29:14 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations!!!

5/24/2007 8:37:09 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on this win, Esther!

5/24/2007 8:54:10 PM

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

5/24/2007 9:35:06 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thank you all for your kind words!!

5/24/2007 9:47:37 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson

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Simply gorgeous, Esther! Congratulations on your win!!

5/24/2007 9:55:31 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thanks so much Darryl!

5/24/2007 11:33:06 PM

 
Lynn Haack
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Esther...congrats on your well -deserved WIN! Lynn

5/25/2007 4:59:27 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congratulations on your FUN image and win Esther!!

5/25/2007 6:05:13 AM

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

5/25/2007 6:55:33 AM

 
Mike Perez
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Congratulations on your exceptional Winner, Esther!

5/25/2007 9:03:53 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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So Beautiful. Congratulations!!

5/25/2007 5:51:35 PM

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

5/25/2007 11:11:35 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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So beautiful and bright! Huge congratulations Esther on your wonderful 2nd place win!

5/26/2007 12:12:54 AM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Congratulations Esther. Very nicely done.

5/26/2007 3:05:34 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thank you everyone!!

5/26/2007 8:57:14 PM

 
Mary Timman
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Beautiful. Congratulations.

5/27/2007 5:28:39 AM

 
Esther Smith
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Thanks so much Mary!!

5/27/2007 2:44:17 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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A delightful Second Place win, Esther! Huge congratulations!!!!!

5/28/2007 7:47:09 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thank you Terry!!

5/29/2007 8:26:43 AM

 
Amalia Elena Veralli
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Congrats on your second place win. . . beautiful!

5/29/2007 1:16:22 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thanks for looking and commenting Amalia! I appreciate it!

5/29/2007 10:19:28 PM

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

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5/30/2007 2:06:01 AM

 
Esther Smith
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Thank you Bill! I appreciate your kind words!

5/30/2007 6:39:48 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Excellent winning image Esther, so creative and beautiful!! Congrats!!

7/30/2007 10:31:02 PM

 
Esther Smith
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Thank you so much Donna!

7/31/2007 10:58:35 PM

 
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