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Gone to Seed

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Gone to Seed
Gone to Seed
1/100s at f/4 ISO 80 50mm macro lens. Thank you Cheryl Molennor for the inspiration for this one!
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Marcie A. Fowler
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    Fabulous details and comp on this Laurie. Very well done.


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6/9/2007 4:27:55 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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....this is wonderful Laurie....amazing detail...wonderful composition and use of effect....Aimee


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6/9/2007 4:30:17 AM

 
Linda M. Walker
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This is a definite WOW! Wonderful details,Laurie


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6/9/2007 4:32:40 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Awesome macro shot, Laurie! Love everything about it! Thanks for the email too!


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6/9/2007 4:45:43 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful detail and lighting Laurie, wonderful macro!!


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6/9/2007 5:00:36 AM

 
Christine B  

Wow!!! Awesome detail......


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6/9/2007 5:03:36 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Great macro capture, Laurie!! This will be back for sure!!


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6/9/2007 5:52:13 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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Outstanding detail, composition and effect in this beautiful macro, Laurie!


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6/9/2007 6:43:12 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Awesome light and detail..great crop!


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6/9/2007 6:44:50 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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beautiful!!! great capture!


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6/9/2007 7:31:44 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Wow, was just going to comment when I saw my name... Glad to be inspiration as you all are to me. Great detail and comp.


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6/9/2007 10:19:15 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WOW!!!!! Awesome details in these seeds, Laurie!!!!! Super job!!!! :3


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6/9/2007 1:26:29 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks everyone for your comments!


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6/9/2007 2:02:15 PM

 
Louise  K
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My first reaction was apparently just an echo of everyone who came before - WOW!


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6/9/2007 2:35:16 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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I am not going to say WoW because that adjective has already been taken.
So there is nothing left for me to say........................


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6/9/2007 5:39:17 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Oh, my, the detail and the light, and the composition.


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6/9/2007 5:44:45 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so much Louise, Mel, and Mitch!


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6/10/2007 3:30:26 AM

 
Dan E.
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This is an awesome macro shot


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6/10/2007 2:39:45 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks Dan!


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6/10/2007 3:00:58 PM

 
eileen bedford
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AWESOME capture, love your composition and detail....


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6/11/2007 5:42:20 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Terrific macro, Laurie! :)


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6/11/2007 6:50:47 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so much Eileen and Marie!


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6/11/2007 2:19:38 PM

 
Nilesh J. Bhange
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Stunning!! congrats on EFP.


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6/11/2007 9:45:24 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thank you Nilesh!


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6/12/2007 3:28:54 AM

 
Roger D. Meador
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I cannot imagine this image being improved.


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6/13/2007 8:05:47 AM

 
Jen M
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Wow! Gorgeous!


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6/14/2007 4:52:01 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so much Roger and JD!


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6/15/2007 4:52:16 PM

 
Joan Kocak
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exquisite!!!!


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6/15/2007 8:43:51 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks Joan!


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6/16/2007 3:45:25 AM

 
cheryl m. phillips
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laurie....
this is just EXCELLENT!!!
I am sure we will be seeing this one again!
WONDERFUL details!!
~cheryl


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6/16/2007 10:08:42 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks Cheryl!


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6/18/2007 3:17:28 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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WOW! VERY stunning!! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Laurie!


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7/24/2007 10:04:45 PM

 
Judyann Plante
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Congratulations again, Laurie! Awesome!

Judyann <><


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7/25/2007 5:04:55 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Wonderful macro! Congratulations.


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7/25/2007 5:25:10 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations Laurie!!


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7/25/2007 5:26:04 AM

 
Joan Kocak
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CONGRATS, this is a WINNER!


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7/25/2007 6:29:45 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations, again! Beautiful shot.


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7/25/2007 7:36:09 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Laurie!


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7/25/2007 8:34:15 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Lautie on this stunning macro!


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7/25/2007 10:28:28 AM

 
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lovely!


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7/25/2007 1:00:05 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so very much Nadya, Judyann, Mary, Cyn, Joan, Mitch, Shawn, Jessica, and Judges for your congrats. I just came home from being away for several days...what a wonderful surprise!


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7/25/2007 1:24:10 PM

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


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7/25/2007 1:58:27 PM

 
BILLY R. PARKER
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CONGRATS AGAIN LAURIE! YOU HAD A REALLY GOOD MONTH!! BILLY


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7/25/2007 3:12:34 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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OUTSTANDING FINALIST LAURIE!!1

WAY TO GO GIRL!!!

~Jeana~


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7/25/2007 6:12:27 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Sure girl. I inspire you and YOU get the finalist!!LOL So well done Congratulations!


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7/25/2007 6:38:53 PM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Another aweome fianlist! Congratulations!!


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7/26/2007 2:08:16 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks Kay, Billy, Jeana, Cheryl ( especially!!!) and Kathy for your congrats!


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7/26/2007 3:24:44 AM

 
Susan Candelario
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Congrats on this wonderful Finalist!!!


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7/26/2007 5:50:27 AM

 
Roger D. Meador
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I am very happy to see this one again.


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7/26/2007 6:05:00 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats on your win Laurie, beautiful details.


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7/26/2007 8:02:37 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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....again wow!!! Huge congrats again Laurie...Aimee


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7/26/2007 8:08:14 AM

 
Joan Kocak
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so glad to see this win, one of my very favorites, CONGRATS Laurie!


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7/26/2007 8:09:21 AM

 
Amalia Elena Veralli
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Congrats on your second place win!


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7/26/2007 8:17:03 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Laurie !:)


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7/26/2007 8:30:07 AM

 
Gen Nagase
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Beautiful details and composition.
Congratulations!


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7/26/2007 8:49:13 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Congrats on your win, Laurie!!! Awesome!


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7/26/2007 9:29:03 AM

 
David Pratt
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Congratulations on you win Laurie!


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7/26/2007 10:08:30 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Laurie on your beautiful win!!


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7/26/2007 10:44:11 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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WAY TO GO LAURIE!!!!

CONGRATULATINS ON THIS WELL DESERVED WINNER!!

~Jeana~


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7/26/2007 10:59:47 AM

 
Charlotte A. Morgan
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I love the dreamlike essence of this one. Nice use of color, perspective, and clarity.


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7/26/2007 11:07:40 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on your winner, Laurie!


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7/26/2007 1:49:09 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner.


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7/26/2007 2:37:56 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so much to everyone for all of your most appreciated congrats...what a huge surprise this was for me!


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7/26/2007 5:20:05 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Fantastic, Laurie!
Excellent detail, light and DoF
Beautifully done
Congratulations!

Bill


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7/26/2007 5:32:44 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Congratulations my friend!!!!
A well deserved win!!!..;0)!
Hope you had fun today....Melodie


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7/26/2007 5:46:16 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Beautiful composition. Great image. Congratulations!!


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7/26/2007 6:24:44 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations!!!


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7/26/2007 8:17:53 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations again, WTG Laurie!


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7/26/2007 10:27:58 PM

 
Lani J
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WTG Laurie!!! CONGRATULATIONS!! :)


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7/26/2007 11:37:44 PM

 
Ellen Borggreve  

Congratulations Laurie, this is so well deserved!!!

Ellen


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7/27/2007 1:08:54 AM

 
Ron Roberts
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CONGRATS AGAIN LAURIE WONDERFUL WORK TWO WINNERS IN ONE MONTH YOU MUST BE PLEASED GREAT WORK...RON...


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7/27/2007 3:07:18 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks again so much all of you! When you surround yourself with so many talented people, I guess you can't help but have a little bit rub off on you. It is all of you who have been my mentors over the last year at BP...thank you, thank you, thank you!


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7/27/2007 3:48:29 AM

 
Judyann Plante
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Congratulations again, Laurie!!! Outstanding work!

Judyann <><


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7/27/2007 4:26:38 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Beautiful work, Laurie. Congrats again. Peter


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7/27/2007 4:40:39 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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This is a true winner Laurie. Exceptional and again congratulation.


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7/27/2007 6:48:56 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Hw bout that??? Congratulations! Congratulations! Congratulations!


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7/27/2007 8:29:53 AM

 
Phil Stith
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Congrats on a cool winning photo, Laurie!!!


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7/27/2007 8:47:42 AM

 
Elizabeth R. G
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Congratulations, Laurie, I love this one!!


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7/27/2007 11:07:48 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so very much Judyann, Peter, Emile, Cheryl, Phil, and Elizabeth!


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7/27/2007 2:54:00 PM

 
Kathy Radford
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Congratulations Laurie, somehow I missed this one. What a beauty. Well deserved, all your work is great anyways. Kathy in NH


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7/29/2007 5:30:26 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so much, Kathy!


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7/30/2007 4:52:32 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Another great win for you Laurie. Love the crop on this amazing capture. Congratulations on your win!


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8/1/2007 7:38:34 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks you again, Jill!


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8/2/2007 4:02:45 AM

 
Patrick R. McMullen
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Nice one Laurie! Congratulations!
Pat


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8/5/2007 9:02:43 AM

 
Angela Possemato
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This is awesome. You are so good! Congratulations!


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8/7/2007 6:54:06 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Laurie, big congratulations on your Second Place Winner!


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8/7/2007 11:02:08 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thank you so much Patrick, Angela, and Janine. I really appreciate your congrats!


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8/8/2007 3:38:30 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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And a huge congratulations for being the featured gallery in the SnapShot #337 newsletter, Laurie. Very deserving recognition.


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10/9/2007 4:00:34 AM

 
anonymous 
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CONGRATULATIONS Laurie on be selected as "The Featured Gallery" WTG! B-


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10/9/2007 5:55:36 AM

 
Helen N. McHugh
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Congratulations , Laurie, on your feature in Snapshot! Beautiful capture!


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10/9/2007 6:45:22 AM

 
Derek D. Dafoe
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Congrats Laurie on being in Snapshot!!


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10/9/2007 6:48:39 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS Laurie!!! :)


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10/9/2007 7:45:08 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Somehow I totally missed this one! Fantastic macro, Laurie!! Congratulations on your win and feature in Snapshot!! :D


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10/9/2007 9:04:54 AM

 
randy dannheim
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Laurie, this is really a good image.


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10/9/2007 9:13:02 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Wow, featured gallery in Snapshot. Awwwright, Laurie!


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10/9/2007 11:17:41 AM

 
Nancy Donnell
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Awesome shot! Congratulation, Laurie.


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10/9/2007 11:24:10 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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WOW! Thanks so much everyone...I must admit in a rush this morning I deleted the "snapshot" I would never have known if not for you all. Thanks, friends!!!


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10/9/2007 2:24:41 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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What a lovely macro, great details Laurie!!

Congratulations on your SnapShot feature and win.


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10/9/2007 9:20:39 PM

 
Jill Sharwood  

Such a beautiful image. People who reject abstract art forms need to notice how fabulously surreal the natural world is when the context is edited out. Well done.


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10/10/2007 2:59:31 AM

 
Glenda Quinn
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What an intelligent and creative approach to your subject! Unique.


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9/25/2008 11:25:20 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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A belated thanks to Donna and Jill...and thank you, Glenda!


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9/27/2008 2:25:13 PM

 
Glenda Quinn
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Your welcome!


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9/28/2008 3:46:13 PM

 
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