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Retro Scooter Photo Contest Finalist
Retro Scooter
Retro Scooter
Shot raw format with Nikkor 18-70mm lens at ISO 200. Effects added in PSCS3.

I will not be able to comment much today due to to much to do and to little time.
© Paul Michko
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Alan L. Borror
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    Beautiful capture, Paul!

7/27/2007 2:06:26 AM

Ray & Audrey Clarke
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there looks to be a lot of history behind this shot Paul, well spotted (a)

7/27/2007 2:08:59 AM

Kathy Reeves
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It is like I stepped back in time!! Fantastic image and effects!! Too little time---the story of my life!!

7/27/2007 2:09:48 AM

Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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I remember these. Not very high tech, were they?

7/27/2007 2:20:21 AM

Karen Engelbreth
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Beautiful, story telling capture, Paul!

7/27/2007 2:32:12 AM

Bridgette B
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Beautiful image and effects!!

7/27/2007 3:20:22 AM

Paul E. Earl
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Wonderful image, Paul!

7/27/2007 3:20:27 AM

Glenn E. Urquhart
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Excellent capture, Outstanding texture, lighting, lines, tones, contrast... Beautiful Composition, Paul!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.

7/27/2007 3:35:40 AM

Aimee S. McMaster
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great image Paul...Aimee

7/27/2007 3:37:19 AM

Bonnie C. Lackey
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My brother and I "shared" a scooter many years ago. Love this, Paul!

7/27/2007 3:38:11 AM

Autum Rhoades
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Paul, great nostalgic image you've presented here. Your desaturation is perfect. Great work!

7/27/2007 3:59:34 AM

Colleen Braun
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I remember these...

7/27/2007 4:15:50 AM

Colette M. Metcalf
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Love it!!!

7/27/2007 5:17:44 AM

Murry Grigsby
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Cool find and shot Paul! Nice tone and old time feel!!

7/27/2007 5:52:19 AM

Marsha S. Smith
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I love this! A lot! The old look is perfect.

7/27/2007 3:36:01 PM

David Phalen
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Excellent work Paul! Love the retro look.

7/27/2007 6:57:21 PM

Darryl Wilkinson

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Cool shot, Paul! Great idea with the effects!!

7/27/2007 7:56:01 PM

Lani J
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Great find, Paul. Love the effects that made this feel old world and so charming! :) Excellent work!

7/28/2007 1:53:18 AM

Paul Michko
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Thanks so much, Everyone.

7/28/2007 8:08:43 AM

Pat Gamwell
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Fabulous creation, Paul! Title, effects & subject all tied together in a marvelous package!

7/29/2007 12:02:20 AM

Barbara Kehoe
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This is a great look Paul.

7/29/2007 5:05:02 AM

Husain Akhtar
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Superb find and capture, Paul!

7/29/2007 2:38:20 PM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Great tones and textures!!

7/29/2007 10:03:04 PM

Jenny Bosmans
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Super shot and work, Paul! Love this! :)

7/30/2007 1:46:12 AM

ronda chatelle
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Definately evokes thought and imagination! Excellent Storytelling image because... your able to make up your own! I love it!

7/30/2007 2:18:44 AM

Arlene Krassner
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Beautifully done Paul.

7/30/2007 3:02:16 AM

Nadya Johnson
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Outstanding, Paul! I can definitely see why it got the badge!

7/30/2007 8:52:39 AM

Pamela Shane
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Love the tones, textures, & feeling of
yesteryear Paul - wonderful work! :)

7/30/2007 7:08:40 PM

Stephen Zacker
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Great work and feeling this has, Paul

7/31/2007 3:30:26 AM

Jen M
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Very cool shot & great tones!

7/31/2007 4:04:24 AM

Vishal Sharma
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Great shot with very kool effects, Paul! Very creative!

7/31/2007 8:32:57 PM

Susan T. Evans
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I love your effects Paul, terrific image.

8/1/2007 5:20:49 PM

Carolyn J. Connolly
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WONDERFULLY seen AND captured image, Paul...and your editing work has REALLY accentuated the old-time feel of this scooter AND it's surroundings!! ALL the best in the judging!! :o)

8/3/2007 5:00:35 AM

Wendy Stevenson
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What a great find and superb image!! Love the vintage feel and presentation!!

8/6/2007 6:02:06 PM

Toni Riggs
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Nice shot! I love the effects you used here!

8/15/2007 3:51:19 PM

Jill Odice
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Congrats on this well deserved Finalist Paul!

8/27/2007 12:24:25 PM

Paul  G  Slate
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Congrats on your finalist!!

8/27/2007 2:37:58 PM

Nadya Johnson
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Superb! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist and best of luck in the second round!

8/27/2007 3:30:22 PM

Paul Sikora

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Congratulations, Paul

8/27/2007 3:57:59 PM

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Congratutions Paul on your finalist. :O)

8/27/2007 4:49:56 PM

Deborah C. Lewinson
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Superb image, Paul, congratulations on your finalist!

8/27/2007 6:30:20 PM

Anna Diederich
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Paul!

8/27/2007 6:52:16 PM

Pat Gamwell
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Well deserved, Paul! BIG CONGRATS!

8/27/2007 7:05:37 PM

Evy Johansen
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Paul!

8/27/2007 7:18:12 PM

Carolyn J. Connolly
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A REALLY *big* CONGRAT'S on your Finalist recognition for this image, Paul!! It is SO-O deserved!! BRAVO!! :o)

8/27/2007 7:27:39 PM

Bobby Ray Goodman
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A big congratulations Paul.

8/27/2007 9:19:25 PM

Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Paul!!

8/28/2007 5:47:17 AM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Congrats Paul on your Finalist! Jeff

8/28/2007 5:48:24 AM

Glenn E. Urquhart
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A Big Congratulations on your award, Paul!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn.

8/28/2007 6:03:11 AM

Tressie Davis
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Fantastic image, congratulations!

8/28/2007 8:21:26 AM

Laurence Saliba
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Congrats on your Finalist Paul!!!!

8/28/2007 8:41:26 AM

Claudine Grove
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Congrats on your finalist!

8/28/2007 3:05:47 PM

Judyann Plante
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Paul, Congratulations on all of your finalists!!! Oustanding work!

Judyann <><

8/28/2007 5:17:23 PM

Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations Paul!

8/28/2007 5:32:44 PM

Joannie M. Bertucci
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Congrats Paul on your well deserved finalist!

8/28/2007 9:49:34 PM

Renee Doyle
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Wonderful - congratulations Paul!

8/29/2007 12:03:38 AM

Margaret Sikora
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Congratulations Paul on this wonderful finalist.

8/29/2007 3:04:09 AM

Darryl Wilkinson

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Awesome finalist, Paul! Congratulations!!

8/29/2007 10:41:54 PM

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