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Blue Skies Above

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Blue Skies Above
Blue Skies Above
Taken at the edge of my home town, Brodhead, WI.
Original's in thread.
Comment's welcome and have a GREAT DAY!

Orton Applied.
(When the first duplicate was made and screen applied, I did not apply screen to the sky.)
Adjusted contrast.
Cloned a bit of trees and high wire post out

7/11/07 11:59:36, 1/1000 sec, 14.00 aperture, 33.00mm, ISO 80, Daylight.
EFP
Finalist 9/21/07 11:54am
Second place win 9/24/07 12:16pm

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Kimi A. Phillips
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    This is beautiful, Peaches!!!!! It really could fit into alot of catagories...design, flowers, landscape! LOVE IT!


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8/13/2007 11:02:16 AM

 
Dianna Hauf
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Beautiful vivid colors and scenery! You make that sky POP! Is it this vivid without Orton? It is a wonderful capture, one that would look very good on a card! Now you have me feeling the urge to go out and find some sunflower fields! :)


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8/13/2007 11:14:16 AM

 
Susan Weisensel
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Girl this is wonderful, I sure wish I had a field of flowers like that. The color is so WOW.


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8/13/2007 11:17:57 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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Peaches!
This is GORGEOUS!!!! Wonderful composition of Beautifuly bright, vivid colors and details!!! AMAZING WORK G/F♥!

LOVE♥IT!!!

~Jeana~


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8/13/2007 11:59:56 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks so very much Kimi. I REALLY appriciate it!

Thanks so very much Dianna. Thy sky was pretty in the photo after the fine tune, but when I did the duplicate, I didn't apply screen to the sky, and when multiplied, it REALLY made the color's come out.

Thanks so very much Susan, I didn't even know they had a sunflower field there lol, Greg told me about it. Show's ya how much I get out!


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8/13/2007 12:01:19 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Jeana, you ALWAYS sneak in when I am responding...Thanks so very much!


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8/13/2007 12:04:16 PM

 
Brenda c. McFarland
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Beautiful Girlfriend! Well if it doesn't do well in this catagory you put intoday then you have a few more months of different ones to try even d&d!


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8/13/2007 12:54:25 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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HEY, THANKS very much Brenda, I keep forgetting about just trying another catorgory later lol.


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8/13/2007 1:03:16 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Nancy, this is so colorful and lovely! What a TERRIFIC sky-- wow-- very nice capture!! :)


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8/13/2007 1:15:56 PM

 
Heather 
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♥PeAcHes!! This is GORGEOUS! This has to be a WiNNer!! ♥


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8/13/2007 1:18:22 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Jennifer, thanks so very much, The sky that day had so many clouds and was so pretty, guess I got lucky for that. Mother Nature helped me!


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8/13/2007 1:19:11 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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And in sneaks Heather, Thanks so very much! I really appriciate your confidence.


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8/13/2007 1:21:15 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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HEY GIRL!!!♥
I didn't sneak!!! I knocked REAL LOUDLY.....decided to come in and make myself at home!!!

~ME~


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8/13/2007 3:29:14 PM

 
Tamara K. Walker
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Awesome layers of color.


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8/13/2007 3:29:39 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Stunning image, Nancy! Love the color and composition!


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8/13/2007 3:41:09 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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LOL Jeana, didn't hear ya come in...

Thanks so very much Tamara really appriciate it. No layering done in this photo, just ortoned it.

Thanks so very much Margaret, really appriciate it and thanks for stopping.


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8/13/2007 3:48:52 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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::raising hand:: Never mind looked up Orton!The Orton Effect is named after Michael Orton lol Just wanted to stop in and say "love it" Great colors, great field, etc..etc..etc...:)


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8/13/2007 5:24:36 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Beautiful, Peaches! Great color & effects. I think Catch-All is a good category for this.


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8/13/2007 5:42:49 PM

 
Jillian Danielson
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WOWWWWW Nancy!!!! Gorgeous!!!! I love the colors!!


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8/13/2007 5:44:09 PM

 
Roger Bernabo
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A wonderful presentation of brilliant colors; such a happy and festive image!


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8/13/2007 6:26:10 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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LOL Tammy, thanks a bunch

Thanks so much Sam, and for the opinion as to where to put it.
I decided to leave it in catch all this time, I can always do it in another one again later as Brenda said.

Thanks so very much Jillioon, really appriciate it.

Roger, thanks a lot, really appriciate it


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8/13/2007 6:44:25 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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This is outstanding Peaches - the colors and contrasts are so rich!! Beautiful effects too!


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8/13/2007 7:05:01 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks so very much Michelle, really do appriciate your kindness and encouragement!


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8/13/2007 7:18:56 PM

 
Elizabeth A. Marker
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Very pretty image Peaches!!! I love sunflowers! I would love to see the original for a before and after image. Good job! Liz


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8/13/2007 8:40:16 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks so very much Liz, I will do this just for you, seeing is you asked SO NICLEY!

I will post 2 of them
One is the before, straight out of the camera, nothing done to it.
Then I also added the fine tuned one that I ortoned off of.

I hope they upload in the right order.


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8/13/2007 9:13:39 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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another great photo friend. I have to agree, that sky just stands out so wonderfully without drowning out the field of sunflowers. Love the three dimension look of it with the field of sunflowers, then the shed, then the sky. Colors so vivid and sharp. Great job girl.


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8/13/2007 9:34:55 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Ahhhhhhhhh, Sorry Liz, They were ALMOST there and I got disconnected, Dial up suck's, will try again in a bit!

Thanks so very much Frank. Have a super day buddy!


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8/14/2007 10:44:31 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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  Blue Skies Above - BEFORE
Blue Skies Above - BEFORE
NOT in contest
This is the before straight out of the camera, nothing done to it

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  Blue Skies Above - BEFORE
Blue Skies Above - BEFORE
NOT in contest
This is the fine tuned photo I orton from.

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OK LIZ, here we go again, HOPEFULLY I will not get disconneccted this time!


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8/14/2007 3:13:14 PM

 
Elizabeth A. Marker
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Very Cool to be able to see all the hard work that went into an image! Great job Nancy!! :) Liz


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8/14/2007 6:34:07 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks Liz, ANYTIME!


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8/14/2007 6:36:36 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Very beautiful image, Nancy!! Super work!!


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8/14/2007 7:27:29 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thank you very much Evy!


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8/14/2007 7:38:10 PM

 
Carol Teal
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Peaches, this has to be one of my favorites! The sky is just gorgeous and I love all the sunflowers and the red building (what is that anyway?) divides the two and provides such a nice splash of color. I think the Orton worked really well on this one! There is supposed to be a field of sunflowers near Tampa, but I don't know just where and I am afraid he will have plowed them up before I can get there. The paper said a couple more days and they would be gone. I would sure love to go photograph them if I knew they would be there!


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8/15/2007 12:08:49 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks so much Carol, they are storage units, I was standing on the road side.


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8/15/2007 12:28:39 AM

 
Lynn Haack
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Peaches...you are setting the standards very HIGH! This is a beautiful, creative comp....with everything working together in harmony. The vibrant colors, textures, elements of design...perfect perspective....all add up to another skillful and artistic photo! Well done.....Lynn


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8/18/2007 11:37:44 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Lynn, thank you SO VERY much. I really appricite all your encouragement. Thanks for putting a smile on my face today!


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8/18/2007 12:22:59 PM

 
Bob D. Hall
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Congrats on your EFP, Peaches!!!


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8/19/2007 3:54:28 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks SO VERY MUCH Bob!


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8/19/2007 3:56:39 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Very beautiful Nancy, great colors and design. Such a great scene!


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8/20/2007 6:01:26 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks so very much Donna, appriciate it LOT'S!!!


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8/20/2007 8:18:19 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Super fabulous, Nancy!!!
WOWza!
--Lisa


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8/21/2007 8:58:09 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks so VERY MUCH Lisa, glad you like it :)


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8/21/2007 9:09:31 PM

 
Louise Souchereau
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Beautiful scene, love the colors and the sky is so fabulous, bravo for this very lovely capture ,


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8/24/2007 5:23:03 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks so very much Louise. I really appricite it!


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8/24/2007 5:51:03 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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WOW!! This is fantastic, Peaches! The original is terrific, and you've made it spectacular in PS! I'm thrilled to be the first to say CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved finalist!!


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9/21/2007 11:31:07 AM

 
Tammy Espino
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WEll I get to be second. Way to go, whoooooo hooooooooooooooooooo ( high five)


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9/21/2007 11:33:14 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations!!! This is stunning!!!


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9/21/2007 11:49:29 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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SUPER finalist, Nancy!!!
CONGRATS AGAIN!!!!
:))))))))))))))))))))


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9/21/2007 12:46:58 PM

 
Lynn Haack
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Peaches...I have always LOVED this artful image...CONGRATS on this well-deserved finalist! Lynn


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9/21/2007 3:51:43 PM

 
Steven E. Ray
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Congratulations on your finalist, Nancy!! This was an outstanding work worthy of this recognition :) Hugs back...


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9/21/2007 4:04:34 PM

 
Carol Teal
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I think this is my all-time favorite Peaches. I just love that field of sunflowers and that gorgeous blue sky! Congrats on this very deserving finalist!


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9/21/2007 4:07:03 PM

 
Melissa Malisia
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Nancy, Love the beautiful colors & the sunflowers... nice job! Congrats on your Finalist!!!


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9/21/2007 4:29:11 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Colleen, Tammy, Donna, Jennifer, Lynn, Steven, Carol and Melissa, THANK you ALL so very very much. The encouragement and support mean's a lot to me.
Have a SUPER night to ALL of you!!!


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9/21/2007 5:06:48 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Wow! Love the comp, the bold colors and the Orton effect on this, Peaches!
Congratulations on another marvelous finalist! I won't be surprised to see this one go even higher than those blue skies above!


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9/21/2007 6:28:58 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Wow, another one! Congratulations again, Peaches.


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9/21/2007 6:36:06 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Such a gorgeous finalist, Nancy!
BIG-TIME CONGRATS!!!
--Lisa


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9/21/2007 9:01:54 PM

 
Jeana Clark
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♫♪♫ OH HAPPY DAY!!♫♪♫
YAAAHOOOOOO PEACHES!!!
WTG GIRLFRIEND!!!
WELL DONE!!!

Luck To YOU!!

~Jeana~


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9/21/2007 10:43:00 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Mary, Sam, Lisa and Jeana, THANK you all once again for the congrat's, means a lot to get the support and encouragement from you.
Have a SUPER day!


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9/22/2007 6:20:36 AM

 
Amy Jackson
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Beautiful image, Nancy!! Well done! Congratulations on your finalist!!


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9/22/2007 12:29:07 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thank you so much Amy, I really appriciate it a lot!


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9/22/2007 1:08:03 PM

 
Heather 
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Congrats on the Finalist!! I Marked this as a Favorite Photo awhile Back! :)


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9/22/2007 7:12:11 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Awww geez I am soooooo honored, THANK YOU! and thanks for the congrat's, maybe you brought me luck saving it ehehehehe!!!


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9/22/2007 7:19:38 PM

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


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9/22/2007 7:36:39 PM

 
Bob D. Hall
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Congrats on this finalist and best of luck in the next round!!!


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9/23/2007 7:03:44 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks so very much Kay and Bob, I appriciate it so much! Have a super day!


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9/23/2007 1:47:07 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Stunning finalist that should go on, Nancy. Congratulations.


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9/23/2007 2:31:16 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WOW THANK YOU Niki, sooooo much, I really appriciate it!!!


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9/23/2007 2:34:17 PM

 
Sandra M. High
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I agree Stunning is the word for it!
Good luck in the next round!!


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9/23/2007 6:49:25 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Sandra, thank you soooooo very much, I really appriciate it.


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9/23/2007 6:51:28 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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WOW!! Gorgeous!! Congratulations Nancy :0) WTG


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9/23/2007 8:00:43 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thank you sooooooo very much Datha, I really appriciate you stopping in, means a lot to me! Have a super night!


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9/23/2007 9:19:46 PM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations on your win, Nancy!


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9/24/2007 10:49:53 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Big congrats on a well deserved winner!


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9/24/2007 11:31:41 AM

 
Jeana Clark
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O M G!!!!
O M G!!!!

PEACHES HONEY!!!!
WHAT A *W*I*N*N*E*R* THIS TURNED OUT TO BE!!!!!

SO AWESOME FOR YOU!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS WELL DESERVED WIN!!!!!


WOOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

~Jeana~


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9/24/2007 12:02:53 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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BIG TIME W*O*O* H*O*O*O* !

Time to celebrate!!!

W T G, Nancy!!!

--Lisa


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9/24/2007 12:33:12 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Yahoooo! WTG, Peaches!! Big congrats on your most well-deserved WIN!!


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9/24/2007 12:34:36 PM

 
Bob D. Hall
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WTG, Girl!!!!!
Great big congrats!!!!!!


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9/24/2007 1:57:38 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WHAT a way to wake up...I had to look three times at the e-mail before I believed it lol!

Christopher, Pat, Jeana, Lisa, Colleen, Bob

THANK YOU ALL so VERY VERY MUCH, I am so thrilled and so honored.
I cherish each and everyone of you as friend's and thank you all for the continued support and encouragemnt.


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9/24/2007 2:08:47 PM

 
Chris Ebben
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I guess there's no need for me to say much, you're already floating!!! Well done girl=^..^=


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9/24/2007 2:44:06 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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Just because , "Another high five and slap on da azz" for this one. Now you have more room to amaze me and scare me with your bugs!! :) WTG GIRL~


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9/24/2007 3:08:18 PM

 
Brenda c. McFarland
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WAY TO GO!!! so ok I'm a little jelous of your win, This is one awesome Picture and I'll get over my issues! Like I said," WAY TO GO!!!! YOU BE THE WOMAN!!!" I bet your hubby is proud of you too! don't you get a premium gallery for a year with a 2nd place win?
Congrats!


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9/24/2007 3:42:53 PM

 
Carol Teal
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Congrats on your winner Peaches!!! WTG! This is probably my all-time favorite! I am so happy for you and now can't wait to see your new gallery!!


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9/24/2007 3:47:55 PM

 
Steven E. Ray
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Big congrats on this one! It is a winner for sure. Time for a Snoopy Dance!


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9/24/2007 3:53:47 PM

 
Melissa Malisia
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Nancy, WTG!!! I'm really happy to see this one win 2nd place!


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9/24/2007 4:11:51 PM

 
Roger D. Meador
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Well look at this beautiful image. A big, well deserved congratulations to you.


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9/24/2007 4:19:55 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Beautiful image Nancy..congratulations!!


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9/24/2007 5:04:54 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Nancy on this awesome winner, I must remember to hit submit, LOL, I know I went to comment on this earlier.


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9/24/2007 5:28:59 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Chris, Tammy (OUCH) lol, Brenda (YUP I DO and the hubby didn't say anything, sniff sniff), Carol (thanks for teaching me how to do orton, you gave good lesson's! Sharing this in spirit with you girl!), Steven (Dancing with ya! Just don't spin me around to hard lol), Melissa, Roger, (Cyn and Susan nice to meet you both)...I so much appriciate your congrats, support and encouragement, it mean's a lot to me, THANK YOU ALL!!!
I am still just thrilled and can't believe it yet.

Have a SUPER night ALL!


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9/24/2007 6:01:07 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Well, Peaches, I said waaaaay up above that I wouldn't be surprised to see this go higher than finalist ~ and I ain't!!
CONGRATULATIONS to you on your
well-deserved Win!!!
(And I'm sure YOU're having a SUPER night!)


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9/24/2007 6:42:17 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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WTG GIRL!!!!!!!!!!!!
WOW WOW WOW!!!!
I am thrilled for ya- beautiful winning image here!
ENJOY IT!
Hope ya frame it
;)


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9/24/2007 6:42:30 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner. Glad to see the gold.


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9/24/2007 8:04:38 PM

 
Susan Weisensel
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Congratulations on your winner, It is a very outstanding picture.


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9/24/2007 9:16:23 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Mary, yup, you were right, Now I think you should become a judge lol.
Thank you so VERY much I really appriciate it!!!
I will celebrate my win sometime lol!

Jennifer, thank you so much, I really appriciate it, and I never thought about it lol, I can see it whenever I come to my gallery, but I think I will as soon as I get some ink!
Maybe a X-mas present for my Aunt and Mom.

Thank you so very much Kay for stopping in with your congrat's to me, mean's a lot to me!

Susan, thank you so very much, especially for the friendship and support all these month's. Hugs!

Have a SUPER Tueday to all of you!


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9/25/2007 1:30:43 AM

 
Lynn Haack
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Peaches...this image has it all! A BIG CONGRATS on your WINNER!!!! WTG! Lynn


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9/25/2007 3:57:58 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Nancy for your second prize winner.


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9/25/2007 4:13:33 AM

 
Esra Belgin
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Absolutely beautiful Nancy. Congratulations on your second place winner.


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9/25/2007 6:29:20 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Lynn, THANK YOU sooooooo much, I so appriciate it. Thanks for the friendship and support you give me too.
Now ya can see all the other photos you have missed, ehehehehee.

Tarun, thanks so very much buddy, really appriciate it! Congrat's to you again!!!

Esra, congrats to you again also, and thanks so very much for stopping in, I really appriciate it. Very nice to meet you!

Have a super day to all of you!


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9/25/2007 8:15:50 AM

 
Heather 
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Peaches,
Congrats on your Beautiful Win!! Im So0o0o Happy For You and Proud of you!! its great to see a BP Friend of Mine to Accomplish Something as big as this!! Keep Taking Those Wonderful Photos!!
I Havent Been on Bp in awhile but I hope to Finally Get Back on and Participate in this Great Website!! I Will Try To Catch up Commenting on all your Photos Later Today! Have a Great Day!

P.S Congrats on your other 2 (Newest) Finalist!!


~Hugs Heather~


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9/25/2007 9:59:57 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Heather thank you so very much g/f, your friendship and support, it really mean's a lot to me. Keep taking those beautiful pictures you do! Have a nice night!


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9/25/2007 5:46:04 PM

 
Cary Rogers
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WTG Peaches!!!! Big Congrats on this winner!! This was the first time I've seen this beauty. It really pops! Congratulations!!


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9/25/2007 6:36:16 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Cary, thank you so very much, I really appriciate your congrat's, kind words and for stopping by, means a lot! Have a SUPER night!


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9/25/2007 6:40:17 PM

 
Sherry Sturgis
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Many congratulations on your much deserved beautiful winner, Nancy!!!!! Sensational work!!!


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9/26/2007 8:29:22 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Congratulations Peaches - I remember when I saw this the first time thinking how incredibly rich the colors were, and the effect is superb! Congrats on the well deserved win!


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9/26/2007 8:38:38 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Sherry and Michelle, I thank you both so very very much, I really do appriciate the congrat's and support.
Have a SUPER DAY!!!


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9/26/2007 8:47:47 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS!!! WTG Nancy!!!! :0)


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9/26/2007 9:32:36 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thank you so very mmuch Datha, I really appriciate it!
Have a super day!


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9/27/2007 11:40:02 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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Congratulations on your WIN!!


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9/28/2007 3:36:03 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thank you so very much RC, I really appriciate you stopping in and leaving your kind words, very nice to meet you!
Have a super night!


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9/28/2007 7:40:02 PM

 
Amy Weiland
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This is gorgeous! I love the primary colors. Now I'm going to have to find out what orton is... cuz, I'm gonna need that. :) Great work! Congrats on the win... definitely deserved!


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9/28/2007 10:07:25 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thank you so very much Amy, I really appriciate it.
Orton is a technic in PS, I will shoot ya a e-mail how!


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9/29/2007 1:36:01 AM

 
Lorri  Shank
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Nancy, a stunning piece of artwork I must say! Nice work! Congratulations!


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9/29/2007 7:35:18 AM

 
Dianna Hauf
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BETTER late than never, Peachy! PLEASE forgive my absence AND my oversight of this!!! Fan-flippin-tastic! I am so happy for you! I knew you had some finalist but didn't realize you had a winner until I saw this in my old yahoo account! I am glad you are sending everythng to the other account now. SUPER heart felt congratulations, you so deserve it for all the hard work and effort you put into your images! Love the colors and the composition of this! I celebrate with you in spirit...if it is not too late! :(


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9/29/2007 10:07:01 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Nancy, great colors, clarity and DOF; big congratulations on your Second Place Win!


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9/29/2007 2:52:22 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Lorri, Dianna (you are forgiven) and Janie, so very much Appriciated, thanks for stopping and leaving your kind congrat's.
Have a super day!


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9/29/2007 4:11:03 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson  

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Nancy!!


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9/30/2007 12:48:49 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Nice to meet you Darryl, and thank you so very much for stopping in, I really appriciate it LOT'S!


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9/30/2007 8:03:50 PM

 
Patrick R. McMullen
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Great and beautiful photo Nancy! Congratulations. It's a beautiful country.
Pat


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10/6/2007 6:49:52 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Nice to meet you Patrick and thank you so very much, I really appriciate it! Have a SUPER DAY!


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10/6/2007 11:47:12 AM

 
Nitin More
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CONGRATULATION ON WINNIG U DESERVE 4 IT GREAT IMAGE


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10/10/2007 1:01:42 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thank you very much Nitin!


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10/10/2007 11:10:00 AM

 
Jamie S. DeVries
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I don't know how I missed this in your gallery before - because I love it. Congrats on the win. I like seeing the before pictures very interesting.


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10/18/2007 7:58:10 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks so very much Jamie, I really do appriciate it. Have a super night!


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10/18/2007 9:27:27 PM

 
Sandra M. High
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A very BIG CONGRATS to to you!!!! A well deserved win!!!!!!


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10/28/2007 8:51:53 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thank youi very much Sandra, really appriciate it!


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10/29/2007 5:52:34 PM

 
Z. Banu
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A VERY VERY BIG CONGRATULATION!!!!!!
VERY BEAUTIFUL IMAGE YOU DESERVE IT!!!
WELL DONE FRIEND!!!


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11/2/2007 3:16:27 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Zaanat, thank you so very much, have a super day!


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11/2/2007 3:31:24 AM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Beautiful composition and colors in this wonderful winner! Congratulations!


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11/13/2007 5:00:27 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Hey Raymond, very nice to meet you, thank you for stopping and leaving your kind words, so much appriciated!!!
Have a super night!


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11/13/2007 5:03:19 PM

 
Peggy J. Maguire
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Congrats on the win.Well deserved!!!


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1/7/2008 5:08:28 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thank you very much Peggy, really appreciate it! Have a super day!


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1/7/2008 12:45:15 PM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Some how I missed this Peaches. what a gorgeous winner. Fabulous color, lines and comp. I sure deserved to win.


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1/9/2008 12:54:45 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thank you so much Kathy, really appreciate it!
Have a super day!


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1/9/2008 1:23:31 PM

 
Bonnie Gearhart
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Never seen anything like this! It is awesome! The best yet!
Some day when I grow up maybe I can make something look this beautiful!
Bonnie


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1/25/2008 4:44:47 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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LOL Bonnie, thanks so very much and for the giggle!
Have a super day!!!


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1/25/2008 4:48:06 AM

 
Peggy J. Maguire
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A Gorgeous Winner Nancy Congratulations.


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2/8/2008 3:55:15 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks so very much Peggy!!!
Have a wonderful day!!!


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2/8/2008 3:58:48 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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I love this shot. Nothing beats a field of sunflowers and the red barn makes it a true winner. Beautiful.


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2/8/2008 7:03:42 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Wow! Love it!

jo ann c.


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2/8/2008 2:44:53 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Leslie and JoAnn, thanks so very much, I really appreciate it!!!
Have a super night!!!


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2/8/2008 3:11:37 PM

 
Summer A. Kozisek
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This is gorgeous Nancy, congrats on your win!!!


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2/9/2008 4:16:37 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Nice to meet you Summer, thanks so very much!!!
Have a super night!!!


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2/9/2008 6:22:53 PM

 
Jennifer A. Lambert
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CONGRATS Nancy !!! This is GORGEOUS !!!!! Sorry I haven't been around much...I am back now and will be peeking in often..I am a huge fan !
Wink, Jenny N Bama


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12/27/2008 9:39:35 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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Thanks so very much Jennifer, I appreciate the support, nice to see you back!
Have a super night!!!


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12/27/2008 10:03:18 PM

 
Inge Linden
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Your entire gallery wonderful and brilliant!


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