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Roger D. Meador
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    Very fine portrait with great visual impact.

9/30/2007 5:06:10 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Excellent!!

9/30/2007 5:18:22 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Beautiful dramatic portrait and perfect title!

9/30/2007 5:36:27 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Wow...A Very Hypnotic Image
Beautiful

9/30/2007 5:37:44 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Awesome...your portraits are just stunning. Eyes pop with color and the tones of the portrait make them so dramatic.

9/30/2007 5:43:11 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Just beautiful...very dramatic!

9/30/2007 5:52:25 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Very beautiful!

9/30/2007 6:28:23 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Cyn - Beautiful portrait! The soft shadows make for a great effect. - Mike

9/30/2007 6:47:12 AM

 
Allison Gaulin
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LOVE this dramatic lighting Cyn!!

9/30/2007 6:54:42 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Thank you Roger Carolyn Agnes MElodie Mary Linda Carla Mike and Allison!

9/30/2007 6:55:36 AM

 
Shannon D. Miller
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This is just GORGEOUS Cyn, love the dramatic lighting and softness. She is so beautiful! Shannon~

9/30/2007 7:05:19 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Love the low key.....beautifully done, Cyn!!!!!!! ☺

9/30/2007 7:05:40 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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I love this low-key portrait with your dazzling lighting, soft skin tones with a very dramatic visual impact, Cyn!!

9/30/2007 7:17:42 AM

 
Indrajit Hajra

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Wow magnificient, Cyn. You know how much I love this image. Fingers crossed that many more people will soon fall in love with it, too!

9/30/2007 7:56:15 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Gorgeous portrait, Cyn! Stunning skin tones, lighting and capture of her beautiful intense gaze!

9/30/2007 7:59:30 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Thank you Shannon Linda Melissa Indrajit and Jssica!

9/30/2007 8:37:45 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Wow! Awsome portrait with excellent effects. What a eye. Great work cyn.

9/30/2007 8:44:48 AM

 
Vicki Zoller
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ANother big WOW here...
I love the half light that is in this one...it really creates drama...
Was this just natural light again? Beautiful beautiful beautiful!

9/30/2007 9:20:03 AM

 
Chua Wee Boo
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Stunning portrait & excellent effects,Cyn!

9/30/2007 9:21:18 AM

 
Heather L. Haderly
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Oustanding Cyn!!!

9/30/2007 10:22:52 AM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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stunning portrait Cyn...love the shadowing and skin..perfect lighting too..

9/30/2007 10:57:58 AM

 
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Another stunner and winner in my book, Cyn. No one does portraits like you. Awesome use of light.

9/30/2007 11:01:38 AM

 
Alexis Yobbagy
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WOW!!! This is GORGEOUS!!! Love the composition and light!!!

9/30/2007 11:24:32 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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WOW - wonderful portrait, Cyn!

9/30/2007 11:30:11 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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I haven't seen anyone else who paints so beautifully with a camera...

9/30/2007 12:26:31 PM

 
Inge S. Lasmana
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Very beautiful portrait with excellent use of lighting! love the softness also in here! great work, Cyn!

9/30/2007 2:01:24 PM

 
Sandra M. High
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Very dramatic! love the shadows! wonderful work!

9/30/2007 2:24:43 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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So unique and beautiful, Cyn!

9/30/2007 2:33:24 PM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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The shadows are great on this Cyn. Awesome portrait. Peter

9/30/2007 3:39:12 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Thank you Tarun Vicki Chua Heather Kenneth Emile Alexis Karen Bonnie Inge Sandra Anita and Peter!

9/30/2007 4:06:52 PM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Hi Cyn..I had to stop by to see what was going on 'cause my e-mail is filling up with yours LoL!

9/30/2007 4:07:10 PM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Your portraits are so unique and beautiful.

9/30/2007 8:18:30 PM

 
Arlene Krassner
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What an engaging portrait Cyn.

10/1/2007 2:57:08 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Thank you Melodie Susan and Arlene!

10/1/2007 5:45:02 AM

 
Emily E. Bem
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Whoa...the editing is so COOL! I love her features....what a beauty!

10/1/2007 9:22:52 AM

 
Rhonda Burger
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Beautiful Cyn. I think everyone else has already said it. Rhonda

10/1/2007 6:09:48 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Mysterious, moody, dramatic, haunting, stunning, thought provoking, creative, breathtaking, perfection in ALL elements!

10/2/2007 12:10:59 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Wow!!! She's such a beautiful girl, and you've really made the most of her features and expression, Cyn! Awesome lighting, composition and soft effects--this has GOT to win a gold or I'll turn in my BP membership! (well, maybe not, but ... I'll be bummed, lol!) This is going in my faves.

10/4/2007 9:15:02 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Thank you Emily Rhonda Pat and Colleen..thanks Colleen!

10/5/2007 5:31:04 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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STUNNING!
Absolutely wonderful work here, Cyn!
Love the dramatic comp and lighting!
A captivating portrait!
--Lisa

10/6/2007 7:51:53 AM

 
Lorri Shank
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Cyn-this must be another daughter of yours? Stunningly beautiful. Love the shadow and silk tones. You have beautiful girls!

10/8/2007 8:36:02 AM

 
Yulianto Soeroso
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bautiful girl in the smootch face ..very interesting ...nice

10/16/2007 11:52:59 AM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Congrats on this awesome finalist!

10/24/2007 7:59:04 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations on this lovely finalist Cyn!

Erica

10/24/2007 8:09:28 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Amazing drama - congratulations on this beautiful finalist Cyn!

10/24/2007 8:12:09 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats,Cyn!!!!! :)

10/24/2007 8:16:34 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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On a roll girl!! Big congrats Cyn!!

10/24/2007 8:18:16 PM

 
Laurence Saliba
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WTG Cyn!!! Another big Congrats!!!!!!

10/24/2007 8:19:44 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Awesome image, Cyn!! Big congratulations on your very well deserved finalist!!

10/24/2007 8:42:10 PM

 
Angie Sidles
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Congrats. This is a Beauty!!

10/24/2007 8:55:19 PM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Striking portrait! Congratulations!

10/24/2007 8:57:40 PM

 
Joan Powell
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Congrats on this fantastic image !!

10/24/2007 8:59:38 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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I knew THIS one just HAD to be a Finalist! Congrats, Cyn!

10/24/2007 9:58:43 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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WTG, Cyn!! Big congratulations on this awesome finalist!

10/24/2007 10:03:11 PM

 
Sherry K. Adkins
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Congrats, Cyn, on your finalist.

10/24/2007 11:36:40 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations again, Cyn on another beautiful finalist!

10/25/2007 2:04:04 AM

 
Gina Lowthert
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congrats... what a great shot... nice job

10/25/2007 2:36:52 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Congratulations Cyn on this fantastic finalist!!!

10/25/2007 3:33:35 AM

 
Joan Kocak
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extraordinary work, CONGRATS Cyn, so well-deserved~

10/25/2007 4:16:41 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Thank you all very much..I appreciate it!!

10/25/2007 4:20:21 AM

 
Shannon D. Miller
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Congratulations on this beautiful portrait Cyn! Shannon~

10/25/2007 4:23:44 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Cyn!

10/25/2007 4:27:37 AM

 
Elizabeth J. Bernier
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Not only an excellent portrait with fabulous lighting but your post processing is very classy!!!Congrats on your finalist Cyn!!!

10/25/2007 4:31:06 AM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Cyn congratulations on the wonderful finalist. She is so beautiful and this is so perfect. Hope to see her again.

10/25/2007 5:45:02 AM

 
Vicki Zoller
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Congrats Cyn...not surprised to see you in the line up...your work just gets better and better each month!

10/25/2007 5:50:09 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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But of course! Congratulations

10/25/2007 6:12:37 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Like I said, WTG Cyn. Awesome. Peter

10/25/2007 6:21:02 AM

 
Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on a well deserved Finalist Cyn D

10/25/2007 6:36:04 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on your finalist, Cyn!

10/25/2007 6:39:16 AM

 
Megan p
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WOW this is stunning!! Congratulations!!!

10/25/2007 7:19:29 AM

 
Roger D. Meador
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No surprise here. Congratulations and the best of luck with this.

10/25/2007 7:37:50 AM

 
Holly Shao
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Congratulations on all your beautiful Finalists, Cyn! Really great work in different categories!

Holly

10/25/2007 7:43:46 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Congratulations! An excellent portrait!

10/25/2007 8:00:22 AM

 
Graeme Chow
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Congratulation on this wonderful finalist, Cyn.

10/25/2007 8:08:51 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Huge congrats for youe excellent finalist, dear Cyn.

10/25/2007 8:24:49 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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MORE CONGRATS on this SUPERB finalist, Cyn! Everything you do turns to GOLD! Deb

10/25/2007 8:25:41 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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The finest finalists for sure Cyn. Congrats!

10/25/2007 8:28:35 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Thank you all very much!!!

10/25/2007 8:34:30 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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An incredible finalist, Cyn! Congratulations!

10/25/2007 9:08:16 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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Congratulations, Cyn....just beautiful and well deserved!!

10/25/2007 9:09:10 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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No surprise! Congratulations Cyn!

10/25/2007 9:34:47 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations Cyn!

10/25/2007 10:02:01 AM

 
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Congratulations Cyn on your Finalist. :O)

10/25/2007 10:11:57 AM

 
Cary Rogers
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AWESOME portrait, Cyn!! Wonderfully-applied effects! CONGRATULATIONS!

10/25/2007 10:55:59 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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So beautiful!! Congratulations on a great finalist!

10/25/2007 11:17:34 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Fabulous finalist, Cyn! WOW, what a wonderful month!!!!!! Congratulations on all your finalist!!!

10/25/2007 11:17:45 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Thank you very much.. I appreciate your kind comments!!

10/25/2007 2:31:45 PM

 
Dianna Hauf
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YES!!! Congratualtions so much Cyn!!!

10/25/2007 3:15:56 PM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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WOW! This is gorgeous, Cyn!! LOVE everything about it!!! CONGRATS!

10/25/2007 4:07:16 PM

 

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Congratulations on this gorgeous dramatic finalist. . .:)

10/25/2007 4:25:36 PM

 
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Congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL Finalist Cyn!!
WELL DONE!!

~J~

10/25/2007 4:39:52 PM

 
Patricia Ronan
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Congratulations on all your beautiful finalists Cyn:)

10/25/2007 4:59:33 PM

 
Emile Abbott
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CONGRATS CYN I KNEW THIS WAS A STUNNER AND A WINNER.

10/25/2007 5:29:20 PM

 
Allison Gaulin
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Congrats Cyn- this is a beauty!!!!

10/25/2007 6:23:51 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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A well deserved finalist with this outstanding piece of work Cyn!

10/25/2007 7:02:00 PM

 
Angela Azzinnaro
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GORGEOUS finalist Cyn!!!!!

10/25/2007 7:16:22 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on your finalist! Think this will go all the way!

jo ann c.

10/25/2007 7:27:52 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations Cyn on your finalist and best of luck in the next round. Lighting and composition are outstanding!

10/25/2007 7:29:06 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Thank you all for your kind comments!!

10/25/2007 7:46:10 PM

 
Amy Weiland
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Cyn. Excellent photo. Intriguing.

10/25/2007 9:12:22 PM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL finalist!!!!

10/26/2007 4:10:11 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Beautiful...Congratulations!

10/26/2007 10:06:40 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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A big congratulations,Cyn.

10/26/2007 12:31:39 PM

 
DiAnna F. Paulk
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Beautiful lighting and model, Cyn! Congratulations!

10/26/2007 1:01:42 PM

 
Rose Bailey

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Woo Hoo!!! Way to go Cyn!!!! Congratulations my friend!

10/27/2007 3:52:35 AM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist!!!!!

10/27/2007 6:51:43 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Congratulations!!!!! ☺

10/27/2007 2:59:40 PM

 
Danielle Fuller
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This is amazing...LOVE it. Very well done and congrats on your finalist!

10/27/2007 5:55:49 PM

 
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Outstanding photo Cyn beautiful photo of a very beautiful girl great soft tones, soft lighting, details and composition superb shot and congrats on your finalist

11/5/2007 10:02:34 PM

 
Cindy L. Taylor
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awsome portrait....see ya

7/12/2008 11:04:57 AM

 
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