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Van Gogh Dream

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner
 
Van Gogh Dream
Van Gogh Dream
0.6 sec; f20; ISO 100; Sigma 105mm macro lens
© Doug Benner
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Murry Grigsby
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/12/2002
    Very clever work and nice image, Doug!


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12/1/2003 5:24:59 AM

 
Charlene Bayerle
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Outstanding image Doug!!!!


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12/1/2003 5:31:02 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Very nice!!


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12/1/2003 5:59:57 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Very nice abstract, Doug!


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12/1/2003 6:15:48 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Very creative and striking image!


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12/1/2003 6:18:20 AM

 
Patricia Marroquin
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Wow, this is mesmerizing! I could stare at it for hours! Nice work, Doug! Love your title too.


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12/1/2003 6:25:53 AM

 
Robert Mann
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Now that's a drop shot! Wow, Doug, this great! perfect exposure and great detail! RoB


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12/1/2003 6:53:35 AM

 
Lori Ditlefsen  

cool shot Doug! Love the clarlity and sharpness of it. Great lighting too.


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12/1/2003 6:54:42 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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This is so wonderful Doug, I think we'll see this one again! Can I ask how you did this?


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12/1/2003 6:55:52 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Beautiful! Great work, Doug!


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12/1/2003 7:19:17 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Wonderful image!!


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12/1/2003 7:33:31 AM

 
Theresa McCloskey  

wonderful - very creative :-)


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12/1/2003 7:33:58 AM

 
Greg McCroskery
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Doug,
Very nice work! Like most of your shots it shows creative thinking!
God Bless,
Greg


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12/1/2003 7:49:52 AM

 
Bob Cammarata
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Impressive image, Doug.
This is one to be proud of!


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12/1/2003 8:11:51 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Beautiful Doug!


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12/1/2003 9:55:55 AM

 
Damian P. Gadal
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Stunning!


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12/1/2003 9:57:48 AM

 
Gabriela Cunha  

wonderful result!
:) gy


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12/1/2003 11:54:28 AM

 
Susana Matos
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Yes, this is wonderful!!!!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su


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12/1/2003 12:04:03 PM

 
Darren Smith  

A mighty, mighty fine image Doug, the colour, clarity & exposure are bang on, well done.


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12/1/2003 12:46:06 PM

 
Linda E. Skugstad  

Very nice image.

Linda Skugstad
Seattle, Washington


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12/1/2003 2:11:28 PM

 
Judith G. Secco
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Really cool shot, Doug. Love how you do this!
Judy


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12/1/2003 2:43:06 PM

 
Ellen Peach
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Fantastic, Doug!


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12/1/2003 5:07:37 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Outstanding job Doug. Great lighting and detail in the water drops. I have tried this so many times and have failed so many times....LOL....


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12/1/2003 5:17:49 PM

 
Lisa Pereira
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Oh Doug... This is just stunning! simply gorgeous! I can see this in the finals! Congrats on this image- great job!


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12/3/2003 6:05:20 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Many congrats to you, Doug!!!


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1/15/2004 5:00:31 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Many congratulations, Doug - and the best of luck with this beautiful image!


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1/15/2004 10:19:29 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Marvelous work, Doug ~ Congratulations, and best of luck next level.


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1/16/2004 1:49:11 AM

 
Jean Papo
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Congratulations, Doug! Love this! Is this all done in a natural way, or do you "improve" upon Mother Nature after the shot has been taken? Either way, it's great!


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1/16/2004 6:17:03 AM

 
Ellen Peach
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Congrats on your 1st place win, Doug!!!


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1/16/2004 10:45:32 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats on First Place, Doug!


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1/16/2004 10:49:37 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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Congrats on your first place win Doug!


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1/16/2004 10:50:44 AM

 
Monika Sapek
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Many congratulations on your First Place Win, Doug!
Monika


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1/16/2004 10:56:47 AM

 
Gerda Grice
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Great capture, Doug, with fantastic clarity in the droplet reflections! Many congratulations on your 1st place win!


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1/16/2004 11:40:13 AM

 
Mette Vendelboe Allison  

Very pretty, Doug! Congrats!


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1/16/2004 12:42:50 PM

 
Jean Papo
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Congratulations on your well-deserved first place win, Doug!


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1/16/2004 12:44:45 PM

 
Viveca Venegas
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Dough, Bravo for you win!! An honor to share a place among winners with you. Viveca.


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1/16/2004 12:57:14 PM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Congrats Doug on your first place win!


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1/16/2004 1:13:23 PM

 
Gabriela Cunha  

congratulations!!!
:) gy


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1/16/2004 1:30:34 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congratulations on a well deserved first place win!!


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1/16/2004 1:45:31 PM

 
Gary L. Rohrbaugh
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Congrats! Very well done!


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1/16/2004 3:45:37 PM

 
Theresa McCloskey  

Congratulations Doug :-)


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1/16/2004 4:03:47 PM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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Many congrats Doug -- well deserved win!


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1/16/2004 4:40:12 PM

 
Rick Riddle
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Congrats Doug Wonderful Photo.


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1/16/2004 4:53:29 PM

 
Patrick Campbell
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Outstanding photo-many congrats on your first place win!


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1/16/2004 5:49:20 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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This wonderful work definitely deserves its First Place win. Congratulations again, Doug.


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1/16/2004 6:49:11 PM

 
Doug Benner  

I'd like to thank everyone very much for all of your very kind and supportive comments. It is a great pleasure to participate at this web site and a tremendous honor to win. There are so many excellent photographers here and all of your encouragement means a lot to me. Thanks again! Doug


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1/16/2004 7:16:45 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Many congrats on your first place win, Doug! Well derserved!!!


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1/16/2004 8:06:48 PM

 
Peggy Wolff
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Congrats on this great win! I love the shot! I love all the reflections in the droplets, very nice!


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1/16/2004 8:48:09 PM

 
Robert Mann
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Very happy to come back to this admirable macro abstract gorgeous flower image....the detail still astounds me, Doug! Congrats on your first place win! RoB


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1/16/2004 8:49:34 PM

 
Bob Cammarata
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Many congrats, Doug.


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1/17/2004 4:56:50 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congrats, Doug!!!


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1/17/2004 1:21:55 PM

 
Warren Ishii
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Love the photo and title...wonderful work Doug!


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1/17/2004 3:35:13 PM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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Even without his ear, Van Gogh would be proud! Hope you hear with both of yours what a wonderful photo this is! Congrats Doug!


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1/18/2004 4:10:25 AM

 
Susana Matos
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Congratulations, great work, very beautiful!
Cheers from Portugal; Su


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1/18/2004 8:31:40 AM

 
Greg McCroskery
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Congratulations on a well deserved win!
God Bless,
Greg


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1/18/2004 10:35:09 AM

 
James  P. Green Jr
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This is true Fine Art! this is one thie best pictures I have ever seen you it realy looks like you now the true ins and outs of your photagrapy. absolutly the best pic here from where I sit JIM


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1/18/2004 11:21:23 AM

 
Adam T. Cowart
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A well deserved first place. Great job! This pic is awesome.


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1/20/2004 2:15:26 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats! very creative work


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1/21/2004 6:01:26 AM

 
Kathleen R. Struckle
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Doug, Congrat's on your win. Great work! Kathy S.


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1/21/2004 7:54:54 AM

 
Gary Minish
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A very creative and extremely well executed macro abstract, Doug! Congratulations on a very well deserved First Place!


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1/23/2004 12:33:08 AM

 
Susana Matos
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I loved this the first time I saw it!! Well deserved winner, Congratulations,
Cheers from Portugal, Su


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2/1/2004 1:10:26 AM

 
ALBERTO RIVERA  

Hi...from Puerto Rico U.S.A.

Dam I have that camera

BRAVO GOOD WORK.


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2/2/2004 3:15:45 AM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Bravo is right ! Amazing work Doug....


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1/11/2005 7:53:23 AM

 
Alexandra Hankova
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Congratulations! Brilliant image. :-)


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