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Nancy L. Green
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    Love the tones and textures here Melissa!! The composition with the lines and curves is wonderful also!! Very well done my friend!! <><

4/30/2007 7:08:50 AM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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Neat shot. I love how the red tiles stand out from the sea of blue around them!

4/30/2007 7:14:41 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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EXCELLENT, Melissa!!! LOVE the full-framed capture, lighting, touch of red, & texture!!! GREAT eye to have seen & captured this!!! <><

4/30/2007 7:19:52 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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Terrific graphic image with great colors Melissa!

4/30/2007 7:26:24 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Nancy, Jennifer, Nadine and Karen for commenting on this image!!

4/30/2007 7:29:00 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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Beautiful colors and I too love the orange tiles with the blue...great full frame of design!

4/30/2007 7:37:23 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Chastity for your wonderful comment!!

4/30/2007 7:41:34 AM

 
Eric A. Betanoff

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Nice and simple shot the way I like them. Good eye on this one.

4/30/2007 7:48:43 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Excellent diagonal repetition pattern with very nice colors and textures, Melissa!!

4/30/2007 7:53:51 AM

 
eileen bedford
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Ditto to Nadine, it's a great capture Melissa...

4/30/2007 7:56:39 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Great lines & pattern, Melissa. I like the color, too.

4/30/2007 8:41:05 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Wonderful textures and colors!

4/30/2007 8:53:45 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Great designs and colors, melissa!!!! Nicely captured!!!!! :3

4/30/2007 9:15:54 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Outstanding graphic image, Melissa!!! I predict we'll see this one again. I really like the rust colored tiles that break up the blue pattern. Wonderful!

4/30/2007 9:19:12 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Eric, Susana, Eileen, Sam, LInda, Kitty and Colleen for your terrific comments!!!

4/30/2007 9:42:48 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Melissa, great shot, could you have maybe made the red tiles, redder with ps?

4/30/2007 10:01:48 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Great eye, Melissa! I really like the patch-work effect. Guess I wouldn't like it quite so much, if the roof were mine... lol. Outstanding lines and design!

4/30/2007 10:18:34 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful designs and colors...well captured and seen, Melissa!

4/30/2007 11:14:42 AM

 
Ermanno Radice
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Wonderful framing, beautiful colors and textures, Melissa!!

4/30/2007 11:19:40 AM

 
Roxanne M. Bubar
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Cool colors, designs and details. Awesome POV

4/30/2007 11:43:52 AM

 
Jim Huffield
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Very nicely done, Melissa. Jim

4/30/2007 12:14:03 PM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Teriffic EOD and capture, Melissa!!
A winner to me!

4/30/2007 1:24:41 PM

 
Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas
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Wonderful pattern Melissa!,
Amalia

4/30/2007 1:57:31 PM

 
John Connolly
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Wonderful eye, Melissa! Beautiful work, I think we will see this one again!

4/30/2007 2:02:17 PM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Great image Melissa, love the full frame and the 3 orange/tan tiles among the blue:)

4/30/2007 2:04:13 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Beautiful tones, textures and composition, Melissa!

4/30/2007 2:21:39 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Great eye, I like the textures and abstract of this.

4/30/2007 2:37:42 PM

 
Beverly A. Wright
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Love the full frame of colors here
Melissa, and the textures and lighting!
Very nice as an abstract!

4/30/2007 3:43:55 PM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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Love the lines. layers and colors her Melissa...especially the different tiled colors.

4/30/2007 4:53:19 PM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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Melissa...a beautifully composed capture with great color!!

4/30/2007 5:16:34 PM

 
David Phalen
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Outstanding work Melissa! Love the lines, patterns and colors. The few red tiles in the blue ones is perfect.

4/30/2007 5:20:23 PM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Great show of design here Melissa!

4/30/2007 7:13:29 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks so much for everyone who has commented. I just returned home and it is late. I will catch up on comments tomorrow. Thanks again.

4/30/2007 9:10:42 PM

 
Mike Perez
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Terrific colors and lines, Melissa!

4/30/2007 9:11:09 PM

 
Z. Banu
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Awesome capture!LOVE the Design and colors Very nice work!Melissa.

5/1/2007 1:34:19 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Well seen, Outstanding geometric patterns, color, lighting... Beautiful composition, Melissa!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn

5/1/2007 4:01:53 AM

 
Pamela Shane
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Love the pattern, textures, colors, &
the way you filled the frame Melissa.

5/1/2007 9:27:56 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Mike, Zaanat, Glenn and Pamela for your great comments!!

5/1/2007 10:03:04 AM

 
Holly Shao
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Beautiful neat image, Melissa! Love the colors and curves!

Holly

5/2/2007 7:43:39 AM

 
Bambi L. Dingman
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This is really cool, Melissa! Great observation to see this!

5/2/2007 8:44:25 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Holly and Bambi!!

5/3/2007 1:39:02 PM

 
Joerg Schlagheck
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This one honestly amazed me, even though it seems rather simple. The key is to think of this image, or even find it. You managed to make the most of it!

5/4/2007 4:24:37 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Joerg for taking a look at this and leaving your thoughtful comment!!

5/4/2007 4:31:40 PM

 
John Caruso
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Fantastic, Melissa! I absolutely love it. Color, comp, texture, pattern, light: you've got them all working together flawlessly! Great work.

5/8/2007 3:02:55 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks John for commenting on this image!!

5/8/2007 4:40:34 PM

 
Gary Lange
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This is a great pattern image, Melissa! Nice eye in spotting this.

5/16/2007 8:52:11 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Gary for your terrific comment!!

5/16/2007 2:35:37 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats Melissa!

5/23/2007 3:43:18 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congrats Melissa!!

5/23/2007 3:50:32 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Awesome shot...Congratulations!!!!!!!!!

5/23/2007 3:58:14 PM

 
Sharon K. King
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Congratulations Melissa!

5/23/2007 4:05:21 PM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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A BIG Congratulations on your Award, Melissa!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn.

5/23/2007 4:33:19 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Congratulations, Melissa. A great image of these rooftop tiles...great lines and colors!

5/23/2007 4:53:28 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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Melissa I do not know how I missed this (curse work) but a wonderful finalist and congratulations my friend. Good luck in next round.

5/23/2007 4:59:08 PM

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

5/23/2007 5:27:29 PM

 
David Pratt
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Congrats Melissa!

5/23/2007 5:44:39 PM

 
Mike Perez
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Congratulations Melissa on you great Finalist!

5/23/2007 6:06:42 PM

 
Melissa A. Mannon
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Congratulations!

5/23/2007 6:17:00 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Melissa! A fantastic finalist!

5/23/2007 6:36:55 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Congratulations and good luck in the next round, Melissa.

5/23/2007 6:45:56 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your terrific finalist and best wishes in the next round Melissa!

5/23/2007 7:14:58 PM

 
Hector Contreras
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A BIG Congratulations on your finalist,
Melissa
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5/23/2007 7:18:20 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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WTG Melissa! Congratulations

5/23/2007 7:25:29 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Melissa!

5/23/2007 7:27:29 PM

 
Chastity Abbott
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HUGE congrats my friend!!!!!!!! WTG! :)

5/23/2007 7:53:52 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations, Melissa!

5/23/2007 7:54:26 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Big congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Melissa!

5/23/2007 8:01:49 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS WONDERFUL FINALIST!! BEST OF LUCK IN THE NEXT ROUND!!!!

~Jeana~

5/23/2007 8:05:08 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Congratulation on your super finalist. I think this one also unique, Melissa.

5/24/2007 1:05:07 AM

 
Debbie Hartley
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Melissa!

5/24/2007 2:11:18 AM

 
Husain Akhtar
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Nice to see this terrific image amongst the April finalists! Big congratulations my friend!

5/24/2007 2:51:19 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Melissa on this wonderful finalist image!

5/24/2007 3:47:28 AM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Melissa!!!

5/24/2007 4:49:10 AM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations on your great finalist, Melissa...

5/24/2007 5:55:46 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Congratulations and good luck!

5/24/2007 6:24:57 AM

 
Girish Vaghela
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Congratulations on your lovely finalist, Melissa!

5/24/2007 6:31:25 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Great image and congratulations Melissa!, Allen

5/24/2007 6:34:19 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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WOW...just saw that I had this finalist. Thanks everyone who has left their congratualtions. This is a real surprise for me!!!!

5/24/2007 6:48:33 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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A big congrats Melissa!

5/24/2007 6:59:38 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations Melissa!!!!!!!

5/24/2007 7:02:17 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Big congratulations Melissa!

5/24/2007 7:03:15 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Melissa!

5/24/2007 7:32:56 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Melissa ! :)

5/24/2007 8:22:42 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Karen, Robert, Cyn, Carla and Jenny for your best wishes!!

5/24/2007 10:07:55 AM

 

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Hugs and congratulations on this lovely finalist, Melissa!!

5/24/2007 10:34:56 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Congratulations!

5/24/2007 10:43:40 AM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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C O N G R A T S!!!

5/24/2007 11:06:28 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Congrats on your finalist.

5/24/2007 11:14:49 AM

 
Christy Nichols
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YAY!! Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Melissa!!

5/24/2007 1:23:57 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS!! :0)

5/24/2007 1:28:45 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Congratulations on being a finalist with this great image!!!!! :3

5/24/2007 2:18:10 PM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Congratulations on your finalist Melissa:)

5/24/2007 2:52:53 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Big CONGRATULATIONS, Melissa!! An awesome Finalist!

5/24/2007 3:43:05 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Ha! I knew this would be a finalist! Congratulations, Melissa!

5/24/2007 5:57:33 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congrats on your finalist, Melissa, and on seeing this nice pattern.

5/24/2007 6:48:23 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thank you everyone for your good wishes and great comment!!

5/24/2007 8:47:25 PM

 
Alison Cox
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Congratulations on your finalist Melissa!

5/25/2007 6:53:17 AM

 
Stan Kwasniowski
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Melissa, congratulations

5/25/2007 4:26:51 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on your finalist Melissa. Love those blue/rust colors and patterns.

5/25/2007 7:39:30 PM

 
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Melissa!!

5/26/2007 2:41:54 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Alixon, Stan, Kristi and Renee for commenting!!

5/27/2007 8:50:16 AM

 
Stanley C. Sims

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Beautiful composition and colors melissa. Congrats on this winner.

6/6/2007 8:15:30 PM

 
Ugur Erkmen
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Congratulations.Great colour combination and textures.Well done.

6/8/2007 12:02:07 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Thanks Stanley and Ugur for your great comments!!

6/9/2007 4:03:23 PM

 
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