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Elephant Paradise Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner
Elephant Paradise
Elephant Paradise
Chobe Park in Botswana. Namibia Rainbow. Filters and layers in ps.
© Nichon L. Thorstrom Smith
Nikon D200 Digital...
Renata Gusciora
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    Wow!What a fantastic work!

7/10/2008 8:07:49 AM

Sharon F. Morris
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Beautiful capture!!

7/10/2008 8:13:54 AM

Usman Bajwa
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I see a winner here, Nishon

7/10/2008 8:18:48 AM

Laura J. Plane
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This is so gorgeous! I love it! Wonderful work. Looks like a winner!

7/10/2008 8:52:47 AM

Lynn M. Whitt
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7/10/2008 9:02:09 AM

Nichon L. Thorstrom Smith
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Thanks to all for taking the time to comment and for your positive comments. Have a great day!!


7/10/2008 9:43:26 AM

Summer A. Kozisek
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Great subject matter, fantastic PS work! Lovely!

7/10/2008 2:06:51 PM

Anne M. Young
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Fantastic work......

7/11/2008 12:37:17 AM

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7/11/2008 7:12:29 PM

Michelle Alton
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This WINS!!!It's not finished here. Magnificent Finalist choice...destined for stardom!

8/21/2008 5:37:30 PM

Stephanie A. Laird
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Wow! Fantastic! Congrats!

8/21/2008 6:35:44 PM

Nichon L. Thorstrom Smith
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Thanks Michelle and Stephanie!! Ditto!!

8/21/2008 9:40:24 PM


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So beautiful!! and Amazing! Congratulations on your finalist!

8/22/2008 8:04:21 PM

Piotr M. Organa
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Way fun and awesome photo! Congrats on your First Place!!!!

8/25/2008 10:54:28 AM

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8/25/2008 11:07:07 AM

Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Nishon on your Win.


8/25/2008 11:12:50 AM

Jeana Clark
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Excellent Work Nishon!!
Congratulations on the fantastic winner!!


8/25/2008 1:16:14 PM

Elida Gutierrez
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 "The Fairy Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"July Winners"

8/25/2008 1:30:04 PM

Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations Nishon..awesome winner!!

8/25/2008 3:46:26 PM

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8/25/2008 3:47:00 PM

M.Christine Duncan
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Congratulations on such a fabulous work of art... well deserved!

8/25/2008 4:09:45 PM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE WIN Nishon! Beautiful work!

8/25/2008 4:33:48 PM

Terry L. Ellis
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Nishon, congratulations on your awesome First Place win!

8/25/2008 5:24:41 PM

Colette M. Metcalf
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8/25/2008 6:45:24 PM

Usman Bajwa
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Congratulations, Nishon.

Keep the good work coming....!

8/25/2008 7:45:22 PM

Kate Baumgartner
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Congratulations on this very amazing and spectacular image, Nishon!!!

8/25/2008 8:16:07 PM

Nichon L. Thorstrom Smith
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WOW!! I came home from a long day at work to have my spirits lifted by these wonderful comments. Thank you all so much!! I also want to thank Jim Zuckerman, who through his constructive critiquing inspired this photo. Thanks again everyone!! Appreciate it!

Cheers Nishon

8/25/2008 8:18:15 PM

Chris  Henning
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Congratulations on a truly amazing capture! Very well done:)

8/25/2008 8:53:20 PM

Eugenio Diaz

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Big congratulations on this outstandng winner!

8/25/2008 9:21:00 PM

Mary K. Robison
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CONGRATULATIONS on your well-earned First Place win, Nishon!

8/25/2008 11:56:38 PM

Nemil B. Chabebe
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8/26/2008 1:08:41 AM

Stanislav Majetic

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Amazing!! Congrats!! :)

8/26/2008 1:18:16 AM

Amy M. Wilson
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Congratulations on this stunning winner, Nishon!

8/26/2008 12:50:06 PM

Nichon L. Thorstrom Smith
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Thank you!!

8/26/2008 3:39:41 PM

Renee Doyle
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Amazing work Nishon!! Huge congratulations on this well deserved win!!!

8/26/2008 3:57:10 PM

Cora Miller
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Awesome compilation, Nishon. Congratulations on your big win.

8/26/2008 11:41:02 PM

Nichon L. Thorstrom Smith
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Thanks Renee and Cora!

8/27/2008 9:52:51 AM

Irene Colling
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Wonderful creation Nishon. Excellent design and skillfull exacution.

8/27/2008 12:05:37 PM

Judith G. Secco
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A beautiful work of art! congratulations.

8/27/2008 5:38:25 PM

Alton I. Vance
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Quite exquisite work! Congratulations!

8/27/2008 5:46:40 PM

Susan M. Carter

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Lovely. Congratulations!

8/28/2008 4:41:08 PM

Kathleen K. Parker
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Nishon, congratulations on your win!

8/29/2008 6:39:55 AM

Nichon L. Thorstrom Smith
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Thank You!!

8/29/2008 7:24:10 AM

Janice Mezzacappa
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Masterpiece, CONGRATS Nishon creative and gorgeous!

8/29/2008 8:51:02 PM

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Absolutely stunning image! Congratulations Nishon on your well deserved win! B-

8/31/2008 6:37:47 AM

Cliff & Patti Smith
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Awesome! Congratulations Nishon!

9/3/2008 8:54:55 AM

Natesh V. Rao

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awesome compisition

9/7/2008 7:22:11 AM

Dennis Walton
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WOW. What more can I say!

9/10/2008 7:38:10 PM

Gaurav Mehra

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Outstanding image!!! Congrats!!!

9/11/2008 3:35:59 AM

Nichon L. Thorstrom Smith
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Thank you!!!

9/11/2008 7:01:54 AM

Lisa J. Boulden
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Outstanding image!

9/11/2008 4:00:48 PM

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