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Almost Summer
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Almost Summer
Almost Summer
**SECOND PLACE WINNER**
monthly theme-VACATION TIME
June 2007

A balmy sunset in Buffalo, NY. May 28th, 2007.
© Lisa J. Boulden
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Alex T. Mizuno
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    Great shot, Lisa! Perfect in composition, color and silhouettes.

Can you please tell me how you shoot the sun in the natural round shape withour a glare?

6/10/2007 2:40:14 PM

 
INCONVENIENT TRUTH MC
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Very Beautiful

6/10/2007 5:30:34 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful image and colors!! Love the golden tones!

6/10/2007 7:43:03 PM

 
Connie J. Bagot
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This is gorgeous Lisa! Love the sun/reflection and the gold tones are utterly perfect.

6/10/2007 7:52:15 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Alex, Manuel, Shelly, and Connie: Thanks for such lovely comments and for stopping by. Much appreciated! --Lisa

6/10/2007 8:00:25 PM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Striking Image, Lisa!!! Vibrant color, Outstanding lighting and contrast, WELL Composed and quite Beautiful!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.

6/11/2007 4:16:53 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thanks for taking the time to comment, Glenn. I always appreciate your thoughtful insight. ---Lisa

6/11/2007 6:02:24 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thanks for taking the time to comment, Glenn. I always appreciate your thoughtful insight. ---Lisa

6/11/2007 6:03:11 AM

 
Emily E. Bem
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GORGEOUS! The golden tones and lighting are so striking!

6/11/2007 6:47:58 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thanks, Emily! --Lisa

6/11/2007 7:59:18 AM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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I love the tones and feeling your photo has. Saw this on Editors First Pick.

6/14/2007 6:50:09 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Linda, thanks for the kind words and for letting me khow about the EFP placement. Much appreciated!!! --Lisa

6/14/2007 6:32:54 PM

 
Hurk (Steve) Hurkett
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Beautiful, Lisa ... excellent color, lighting and beautiful gold colors ... steve

6/21/2007 12:20:32 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thanks for stopping by and for your supportive comments, Steve! --Lisa

6/21/2007 8:37:10 PM

 
Vikram Jamwal
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That is really a beautifully captured image!

7/14/2007 2:02:53 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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I appreciate your thoughtful words, Vikram. Thank you. --Lisa

7/14/2007 9:06:51 PM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your wonderful finalist Lisa :O)

7/24/2007 9:59:48 PM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Lovely finalist! Congratulations!

7/24/2007 10:19:16 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thanks for the support, Sylvia and Raymond! --lisa

7/24/2007 10:24:46 PM

 
Holly Shao
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Lisa!!

Holly

7/25/2007 7:18:04 AM

 
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Looks Very exotic for Buffalo--we are from Rochester and do not remember such a beautiful scene.

7/25/2007 12:11:31 PM

 
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Who would think it is Buffalo? We are from Rochester

7/25/2007 12:17:58 PM

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

7/25/2007 1:38:41 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Yea Buffalo!!!

Holly, Kay and "The Judges,"
Thanks so much for the uplifting comments. So glad you stopped by!
--lisa

7/25/2007 2:30:08 PM

 
David Pratt
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Congratulations Lisa! Super image!

7/25/2007 5:40:11 PM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Stunning image Lisa. Congrats on you win.

7/25/2007 8:04:36 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thanks David and Kathleen! I appreciate your kind support.
--Lisa

7/25/2007 9:29:20 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Congratulations on your finalist - again - Lisa!!

7/25/2007 11:10:43 PM

 
Susan Candelario
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Congrats on this great Finalist!!!

7/26/2007 5:43:08 AM

 
Christy Nichols
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Congratulations again Lisa!!

7/26/2007 7:35:59 AM

 
David Phalen
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BIG Congrats again on a well deserved Win!

7/26/2007 8:20:12 AM

 
Carol Teal
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Lisa, you received the win before I got through all the finalists, so I will just congratulate you on this beautiful win! Great image with such beautiful sky colors!

7/26/2007 8:28:47 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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WTG !! Big congrats on another winner Lisa :O)

7/26/2007 8:56:30 AM

 
Don Johnson
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Beautiful composition. Love the warm colors associated with this image. Congratulations!

7/26/2007 12:01:35 PM

 
Chastity Abbott
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WOW!!!!!! Gorgeous!!! HUGE congrats on such another awesome win!!!!!!!!!

7/26/2007 3:05:53 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner.

7/26/2007 4:06:28 PM

 
Holly Shao
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Congratulations on your win, Lisa!!

Holly

7/26/2007 5:17:43 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Congratulations on your beautiful WIN!!

7/26/2007 5:54:18 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Congratulations! again, Lisa, for your second Second Place Win! Lovely scene!

7/26/2007 6:19:42 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations once again!!!

7/26/2007 8:29:35 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thanks to everyone for such wonderful and uplifting support! --Lisa

7/26/2007 9:02:06 PM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Congrats Lisa on you gorgeous win!!

7/26/2007 9:03:53 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations - again - on your win, Lisa!!

7/26/2007 9:24:30 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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A fabulous win, Lisa! congratulations!

7/27/2007 10:15:33 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Kathleen, Evy, and Terry: I really appreciate your visits and your kind words. Thanks. --lisa

7/27/2007 9:04:36 PM

 
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Beautiful image Lisa! Congrats on your second place win! B-

7/28/2007 6:20:02 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thank you, Barbara! So glad you stopped by!
--Lisa

7/29/2007 9:19:48 PM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Congratulations on this beautiful win,Lisa!!!!!!

7/31/2007 5:12:36 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thanks for visiting, Robert, and for the kind words! --Lisa

7/31/2007 8:27:41 AM

 
Dianna Hauf
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Gorgeous sunset! Congratulations Lisa! I am thrilled for you!!

8/4/2007 8:20:50 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thanks, Dianna, for the encouraging comment! --Lisa

8/4/2007 11:02:44 AM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Beautiful sunset colours,congratlations on your win Lisa:)

8/4/2007 1:35:34 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thank you, Patricia!
--Lisa

8/4/2007 10:32:36 PM

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

8/7/2007 11:12:13 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thanks, Janine!
--Lisa

8/8/2007 4:25:01 AM

 
Srikanth Veera

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Lisa, what an awesome picture. I love this picture. Eternal Serenity and tranquility !!!!

Congratulations on your Second Place Winner!

Go Nikon D80 Go !!!

8/8/2007 5:49:16 PM

 
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A big, wonderful thanks to you, Srikanth! --Lisa

8/8/2007 9:12:50 PM

 
Damian P. Gadal
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Great shot! Congrats!

8/9/2007 10:07:58 AM

 
Lynn Haack
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Lisa... the warm colors are so very soothing...what a beautiful scene! Congrats on this winner! Lynn

8/11/2007 8:17:49 AM

 
Carole Bruckner
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LOVE THIS SUNSET BEAUTIFUL.

8/16/2007 12:57:23 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Damian, Lynn, and Carol:
Thank you for the wonderful and uplifting remarks! So very appreciated!
--Lisa

8/16/2007 9:38:18 PM

 
ANKUR THATAI
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Lisa wonderful composition and wonderfull mood of light too. very beautigul capture.

8/20/2007 7:34:40 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thank you, Ankur!
--Lisa

8/20/2007 7:37:38 AM

 
Crystal L. Craig
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A belated congratulations on this gorgeous sunset capture! Awesome details in the silhouettes, fabulous colour and tones. Your gallery is filled with amazing captures Lisa!

9/23/2007 8:51:01 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Your words bring me smiles, Crystal!
Thanks for the nice visit.
--Lisa

9/23/2007 9:58:49 PM

 
Howard B. Cheek
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Beautiful image and well composed.
I think your title works very well also. A winner :)
Howard

1/29/2008 5:37:36 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Thank you, Howard!
--Lisa

1/29/2008 6:31:50 AM

 
Z. Banu
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FANTASTIC JOB!CONGRATS SUPERB!!!!VERY WELL DONE LISA !!!!KEEP IT UP.

2/12/2008 4:57:27 AM

 
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I appreciate your kind words, Zanaat!
Thank you.
~Lisa

2/12/2008 7:08:37 AM

 
Matt  Quaid
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wonderful image Lisa, and your a winner, something that I can't say for myself, great shot

2/22/2008 8:18:06 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Beautiful I love it looks like a painting Congratulations!

2/27/2008 3:31:40 PM

 
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Thank you for your lovely support and kind comments, Matt and Bill!
~Lisa

2/27/2008 6:41:05 PM

 
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