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My Edited work
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Linda D. Lester
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    Here is my version maybe others can add theirs.

6/27/2008 5:09:31 AM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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Superb version edited by Amy, Linda!! The lighting and colours are 'magical'!! Of course, it would be great to see your original, before any post-processing was done on it, so as to be able to compare it to the edits!! :o)

6/27/2008 5:13:38 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Great image!

6/27/2008 5:14:45 AM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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PS - Linda, your edit looks fabulous, too!! Isn't it amazing how many different images you can create from just one original image?!! ;o)

6/27/2008 5:16:07 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Here's my version - with Cathy walking out of the surf!

6/27/2008 5:18:38 AM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Looks beautiful...that's a fun idea...interesting to see all the results!

6/27/2008 5:21:26 AM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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  Linda's picture with Judy's edits
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Oops - had to go back and downsize it! Here's the picture!

6/27/2008 5:22:04 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Here is the original

6/27/2008 5:23:02 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Beautiful editing on both..stunning work Linda!!!

6/27/2008 5:26:34 AM

 
Nadine A. Lewis
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GORGEOUS scene, image, & editing, Linda!!! <><

6/27/2008 5:34:14 AM

 
Joy Rector
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beautiful

6/27/2008 5:35:45 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Gorgeous lighting and scene. Peter

6/27/2008 5:43:52 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Great idea--I'm coming back to check out more. Love both Amy's and Judy's edits and yours is pretty wild, too. Great job, all of you.

6/27/2008 5:52:54 AM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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My edited version

6/27/2008 6:01:53 AM

 
Murry Grigsby
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What a fun idea and cool versions of your original shot Linda! I like Amy's the best so far :0)

6/27/2008 6:06:10 AM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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This is really exquisite Linda. Both versions are lovely.

6/27/2008 6:20:05 AM

 
Vitor Dias
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Beautifully composed! Colour and detail is very good, lovely place too. rgs Vitor

6/27/2008 6:41:38 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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very pretty and my version to follow

6/27/2008 6:47:38 AM

 
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ken's version coming up

6/27/2008 6:51:11 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Shawn's version coming up

6/27/2008 6:52:35 AM

 
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Wow so many beautiful versions of this gorgeous image Linda, a tough call which one is best they are all so differnent and so well done!

6/27/2008 6:53:12 AM

 
Stephanie A. Laird
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Cool project and great work! Very cool to see the different interpretation and presentations of the same image.

6/27/2008 6:57:57 AM

 
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Very cool and great job by everyone! Thanks for posting mine for me, Cathy!

6/27/2008 7:01:36 AM

 
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Lots of nice interpretations.

6/27/2008 7:05:03 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Cool to see all the variations on this one image!

6/27/2008 7:13:49 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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This was a fun progject Cathy, the problem was Linda's shot was so perfect, it was hard to do! lol
I did, levels, colorize, curves and mirror

jo ann c.

6/27/2008 7:31:18 AM

 
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Stunning colors and image.

6/27/2008 7:50:53 AM

 
David Phalen
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Always fun to see different interpretations of the same subject!

6/27/2008 8:13:42 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Yes, it was fun variation project. Linda's shot was good to begin with, then everyone put their spin on it. Thanks for posting this, Linda, and prompting us to add our versions.

6/27/2008 8:16:48 AM

 
Carla Metzler
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I thought it was beautiful and didn't do much to it.

6/27/2008 8:18:06 AM

 
Mike Clime
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Nice DD work, Linda!

6/27/2008 9:12:07 AM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Thank you everyone!

6/27/2008 9:13:02 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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This is a fantastic exercise, Linda and it is amazing how different all the interpretations of the same scene are!! It would also be interesting to know exactly what each person did to get their results. Great post, Linda!!

6/27/2008 9:28:16 AM

 
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Here is jo Ann's

6/27/2008 11:31:36 AM

 
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Thanks Linda~ I thought I had sent it with my comment, but don't know what I did wrong, thanks again, this was a fun treat - it's hard to believe we could do anything special to your beautiful work

jo ann c.

6/27/2008 11:49:37 AM

 
Amy Jackson
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This was a really fun image to work on, and it was a beautiful image to begin with!! Everyone did a great job on it! :)

6/27/2008 1:29:37 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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WOw, all this is very interesting! Great image however you look at it!!!

6/27/2008 2:24:34 PM

 
Derek D. Dafoe
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Nice shot and editing all!!

6/27/2008 2:32:12 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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All editions you did are VERY GOOD and so diferents one to each other! Love the first Amy´s version and Ken´s one is also fantastic Linda good work ++++

6/27/2008 4:44:32 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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ALL of the edit work is wonderful, Linda!!!!! I'm glad I don't have to pick the best because it would drive me COMPLETE nutz trying to do so!!!! :-) ♫ k

6/27/2008 6:52:06 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Lovely images...great work!!!!
Well done, Fantastic PP work!
Congratulations.

6/27/2008 7:07:30 PM

 
Shirley A. Kinney
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Linda, this was a cool exercise and the images from all of you are great. Yours especially was beautiful and was interesting to see everyone's version of it. Great from all of you.

6/27/2008 8:33:37 PM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Linda, big WOW for you. I love your image, the light and color are captivating. Superb clarity. Very interesting exercise!

6/28/2008 3:28:27 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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They are all beautiful...not sure how to add them to your thread.

6/28/2008 6:09:29 PM

 
BILLY R. PARKER
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GREAT WORK BY ALL !! BILLY

6/28/2008 7:22:57 PM

 
Kate Jackson
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My vot goes for Cathy's! Great work from the SG!!

6/29/2008 12:18:41 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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What a great bunch of edits! Wonderful image to work with originally and a great idea all around!

6/29/2008 1:18:49 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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So intense, colorful and moody Linda... I love it!!

6/29/2008 6:41:57 AM

 
Kathy Reeves
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Wow!!!! What else is there to say!!! They are all superb!!

6/29/2008 1:16:22 PM

 
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All the edits are all so beautiful and reflect the creative talent of the individual photographers. Awesome worksof art!

6/29/2008 1:39:17 PM

 
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Looks like the SG group had so fun and they did a super job. :O)

6/30/2008 1:08:21 PM

 
Joseph N. DiGilio
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What a great idea, Linda and the results are several superb images. I think I like the one you posted best.

7/1/2008 6:51:29 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations, Linda!

7/21/2008 11:52:00 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Gorgeous finalist Linda! Congratulations!!

7/21/2008 12:02:15 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Excellent finalist Linda, congrats!

7/21/2008 12:08:55 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WOW!!!!! I counted 7 finalists...WTG Linda!!!!!!! Congratulations!!!!! ♫ k

7/21/2008 12:43:22 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations, on your finalist!!!

7/21/2008 12:54:57 PM

 
Georgeina M. Mckinney
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Wow, I can't believe I missed this one earlier!! Beautiful work! I don't think I could make this look any better. :)

7/21/2008 12:59:12 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations on all 7 finalist Linda! They all are fantastic, way to go!

jo ann c.

7/21/2008 12:59:41 PM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Gorgeous Linda, congrats on all of your finalists!

7/21/2008 1:21:24 PM

 
Shannon D. Miller
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This is BEAUTIFUL Linda! Congratulations on all of your finalists! Shannon~

7/21/2008 1:40:08 PM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your finalist...congrats amy...lol

7/21/2008 1:49:35 PM

 
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Stunning finalist Linda! Congratulations!!

7/21/2008 1:52:47 PM

 
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Congrats on all your wins!! This is a beauty!!

7/21/2008 1:57:21 PM

 
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CONGRATS LINDA!!!!
FANATASTIC FINALIST!!!
All the images that came out of this one is remarkable!!!! ALL Excellent!!!

~J~

7/21/2008 4:21:13 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Congratulations on this beautiful image!

7/21/2008 4:26:49 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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I really liked this!! Congrats on a fabulous finalist Linda!

7/21/2008 4:52:54 PM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congrats on your beautiful finalist! Well done!

7/21/2008 5:07:20 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Wonderful finalist!! Congratulations and best of luck to you!!

7/21/2008 5:31:18 PM

 
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Another Congrats to you Linda. This turned out so beautiful.

7/21/2008 5:50:25 PM

 
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Another congrats, Linda. Just beautiful.

7/21/2008 6:37:47 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Thank you so much!!!!!

7/21/2008 6:46:42 PM

 
Ken Smith
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This was my #1 choice! Congrats, Linda!!

7/21/2008 6:48:02 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations, Linda on your beautiful finalist.

7/21/2008 6:57:31 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congrats on your beautiful Finalist Linda!

7/21/2008 7:36:42 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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You had one AWESOME month!!! Congrats!

7/21/2008 7:50:20 PM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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I loved the wonderful light and color the first time I saw it. Congratulations Linda.

7/21/2008 7:59:45 PM

 
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Congratulations Linda on your finalist. :O)

7/22/2008 1:28:07 AM

 
Kristy A. Keene
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Congrats on your Finalist!!

7/22/2008 3:06:02 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding - Congrats Linda!! Jeff

7/22/2008 6:00:35 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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huge congrats... it's superb!

7/22/2008 7:57:44 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Congrats on this finalist Linda. Peter

7/22/2008 8:04:02 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz

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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!!

7/22/2008 12:39:54 PM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations Linda!!

7/22/2008 2:11:00 PM

 
eileen bedford
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Congratulations Linda, great job......

7/22/2008 5:35:31 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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A beautiful shot Linda. Congrats on this and your other well deserved Finalist. Bill

7/23/2008 5:52:17 AM

 
Kathleen K. Parker
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The scene and lighting are superb. Congrats, Linda!
kk

7/23/2008 6:22:59 AM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congratulations on your finalist, Linda!

7/23/2008 7:10:03 AM

 
Donna J. Eaton
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Beautiful work! I love what you did with this.

7/24/2008 5:13:54 AM

 
Ken Smith
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So glad to see this in the winner's circle. Congrats, Linda!

11/25/2008 7:08:40 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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Congrats Linda!!! They are both marvelous!

11/25/2008 7:10:42 PM

 
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I could never choose. Both are excellent. Congratz Linda!!

11/25/2008 7:28:03 PM

 
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congrats again Linda!

11/25/2008 10:29:27 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations, Linda!

11/26/2008 4:24:18 AM

 
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Great FX, Congrats. on this amazing Finalist.

UB.

11/26/2008 5:15:42 AM

 
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Linda- Gorgeous editoring work that got a finalist and I wish you the best for the next round. Congratulations.

11/26/2008 6:07:08 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations for your FINALIST!!!

11/26/2008 7:41:20 AM

 
Shannon D. Miller
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Congratulations on this STUNNING finalist Linda!

11/26/2008 8:18:44 AM

 
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Congratulations again, Linda, on another FANTASTIC finalist! Deb

11/26/2008 8:29:24 AM

 
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Another congratulations, Linda!!!!! :-) ♫ k

11/26/2008 10:21:35 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Fabulous finalist, Linda! Congratulations!

11/26/2008 12:01:13 PM

 
Mike Clime
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Congratulations on your finalist, Linda!

11/26/2008 2:09:24 PM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Congrats on this finalist Linda. Peter

11/26/2008 3:27:43 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congratulations Linda!

jo ann c.

11/26/2008 3:53:26 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Fantastic, Linda! Big congrats on your awesome finalist!

11/26/2008 11:12:26 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Congrats on this well deserved finalist

jo ann c.

11/27/2008 5:36:05 PM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!

11/27/2008 5:38:28 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Linda!

11/28/2008 5:12:46 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congrats on this wonderful piece Linda!!!

11/28/2008 11:46:55 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Congrats on this cool finalist!!!!

12/1/2008 1:06:56 PM

 
Cassie  L. Woodlee
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Congratulations!!!

12/2/2008 7:40:18 PM

 
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