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Dragonfly

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Dragonfly
Dragonfly
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Agnes Fegan
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    Wow - wonderful macro...I love the details in the wings !


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7/28/2008 4:22:07 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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....such fine clarity & detail you've captured Laurie...excellent macro...yay the sun is shining again;<) AImee


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7/28/2008 4:23:03 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Great macro image here, Laurie.


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7/28/2008 4:43:18 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Amazing details Laurie. Awesome shot. Peter


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7/28/2008 4:47:36 AM

 
Randy L. Morgan
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Great Macro, Laurie! Nice capture!!


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7/28/2008 4:48:17 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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You were in his face! Cool macro shot Laurie!


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7/28/2008 4:51:26 AM

 
Bonnie C. Lackey
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Imagine, being able to fill the frame with a dragon fly!!!


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7/28/2008 5:42:26 AM

 
Deb Koskovich
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Positively phenomenal (almost scary, LOL) detail, Laurie -- what a macro!!


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7/28/2008 5:45:59 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding macro work Laurie! Jeff


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7/28/2008 6:07:32 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WOW...now this is close, Laurie!!!!! Superb capture!!!!! ♫ k


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7/28/2008 10:52:24 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Holy Mackeral Macro!!!
SiS This Is Incredible!!!!
WowZa!!!!!


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7/28/2008 1:44:09 PM

 
Mike Clime
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I guess this is a bugs eye view. Great macro, Laurie!


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7/28/2008 3:00:29 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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Wow Laura, This is so beautiful. Bill


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7/28/2008 3:58:56 PM

 
Carol Sawyer
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WOW!!! outstanding macro, Laura!!!


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7/28/2008 4:57:42 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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PHENOMENAL detail, colors, dof, clarity & presentation here,Laurie!!! Unbelievable work here,my friend!!! I hope to see this again!!!


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7/28/2008 6:04:35 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Absolutely superb detail, light and DoF
Couldn't be photographed any better, Laurie


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7/28/2008 6:12:10 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so very much my friends...I do love having my summer vacation to chase down these beauties...they really are such a delight to watch...getting them to pose and capture is just the icing on the cake for me!


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7/28/2008 7:03:39 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Wow, you were really eyeball to eyeball with this guy, Laurie! Fantastic capture--what amazing detail and color!


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7/28/2008 9:13:47 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Yes, I was! Thanks, Colleen!


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7/29/2008 4:05:29 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations Laurie :-)


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11/25/2008 9:17:55 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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congrats again Laurie!


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11/25/2008 10:27:52 PM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!


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11/26/2008 1:07:25 AM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Laurie- Congratulations on this stunning picture. Hope that the finalist makes it into the next round and brings you home the gold.


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11/26/2008 6:05:41 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations again Laurie!!!! WTG :0)


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11/26/2008 6:38:13 AM

 
Debra R. Harder
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OMGOSH, Laurie! Your macro work is incredible! Congratulations on another AWESOME finalist! LOVE THIS! Deb


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11/26/2008 9:46:20 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations, Laurie!


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11/26/2008 10:00:02 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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YIPPY SKIPPY...another one!!!!!! :-)
WTG, again Laurie!!!! Congratulations on your finalist!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) ♫ k


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11/26/2008 10:19:05 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so much Susan, Stef, Tiia, Frank, Datha, Debra, Mitch, and Kitty...I do so appreciate your congrats!


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11/26/2008 11:05:32 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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Hello SiS!!!!!
Congratulations on This Fabulous Finalist!!
My Favorite!!!
LS


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11/26/2008 11:21:33 AM

 
James Reininger
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Up close and personal! Excellent macro.


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11/26/2008 11:34:48 AM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations again, Laurie!


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11/26/2008 1:25:44 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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WTG, Laurie--congrats again!


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11/26/2008 10:34:48 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Wow.. Gorgeous. Congrats on this stunning capture and Finalist.

UB.


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11/27/2008 12:07:33 AM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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Congratulation on your excellent finalist, It's well deserved!!....Denny


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11/27/2008 8:53:02 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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BIG congrats on your WIN Laurie!!!


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11/28/2008 11:24:35 AM

 
Aimee S. McMaster
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...huge congratulations on your wonderful winner Dear Laurie...Aimee


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11/28/2008 11:25:10 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOO!!!!!Congratulations on this awesome win, Laurie!!!!! :-) ♫ k


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11/28/2008 11:30:06 AM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Congratulations on your Winner!!!!


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11/28/2008 11:36:31 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Congratulations for this awesome winner, Laurie. Wonderful pov and detail.


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11/28/2008 11:51:33 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on this awesome win Laurie!!!!


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11/28/2008 11:56:42 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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Congratulations on your winner Laurie, wonderful details!


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11/28/2008 12:20:20 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Congratulations on your 2nd place win, Laurie!


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11/28/2008 12:40:17 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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BIG CONGRATULATIONS, Laurie, on your AWESOME GOLD WINNER!! Deb


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11/28/2008 1:35:18 PM

 
Mark Mirror  

Excellent makro photography shot.
I have got some
dragonfly pictures
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11/28/2008 1:46:25 PM

 
A P
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BIG CONGRATULATIONS Laurie. So very well deserved. Awesome!!


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11/28/2008 1:49:05 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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WTG, Laurie! Congratulations on your win!!


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11/28/2008 1:59:41 PM

 
David Phalen
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HUGE Congrats on an awesome Winner!!


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11/28/2008 1:59:54 PM

 
Denny E. Barnes
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CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful SECOND PLACE WIN, Laurie!!

Denny


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11/28/2008 2:30:48 PM

 
Carla Metzler
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Congratulations on your winner!


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11/28/2008 2:41:15 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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This is one amazing photo, Laurie! Congratulations on your winner!


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11/28/2008 2:47:39 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so very much..this was a dragonfly resub that I thought was worth one more try..thanks everyone!


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11/28/2008 4:24:39 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Laurie - Congratulations on your win!! - Mike


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11/28/2008 4:25:19 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Marvelous macro, Laurie!
Congratulations on your win!
(Bet you're glad you re-submitted it...) ;-)


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11/28/2008 4:35:25 PM

 
Agnes Fegan
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Congratulations Laurie!!!


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11/28/2008 4:38:54 PM

 
Linda Blair
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What a fantastic win Laurie....congratulations!!!!!!


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11/28/2008 4:48:34 PM

 
Sandy Powers
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Oh Laurie! This is AMAZING! I adore dragonflies, and especially this species. I keep trying for that perfect photo of them myself, but it is still illusive. This sets the bar of what to shoot for :)

CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved win!


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11/28/2008 6:22:07 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Laurie!!


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11/28/2008 7:54:10 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Congratulations on this fantastic capture and win Laurie!


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11/28/2008 10:29:27 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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CONGRATS ON YOUR GORGEOUS WIN LAURIE!!!


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11/28/2008 11:28:23 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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WTG! Congratulations!!!!


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11/29/2008 4:19:39 AM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congratulations on your outstanding win Laurie!!


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11/29/2008 4:30:41 AM

 
Linda M. Walker
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Congratulations Laurie on this wonderful image!


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11/29/2008 4:40:50 AM

 
Anna Diederich
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Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Laurie!


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11/29/2008 4:48:41 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Wow! What clarity and congratulations on this outstanding image Laurie!

jo ann c.


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11/29/2008 8:16:20 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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CONGRATULATIONS!!!


"KING'S TROPHY"


A Special Trophy for


"October Winners"


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11/29/2008 10:00:47 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Big congrats Laurie, for your outstanding winner.


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11/29/2008 10:13:10 AM

 
Cary Rogers
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Super congrats on this Winner, Laurie! great detail and colors in your capture!


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11/29/2008 11:08:19 AM

 
MELODIE C. ROBERTS
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How Right you were to re enter SiS
A Most Deserving Win!!
Congratulations!!!


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11/29/2008 11:59:49 AM

 
Laurie Daily
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Thanks so much friends!


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11/29/2008 1:48:30 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your win Laurie, amazing details!


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11/29/2008 1:57:46 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Big congrats, Laurie, on your beautiful winning image!


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11/29/2008 3:34:32 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations on your wonderful win Laurie!


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11/29/2008 7:16:44 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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Congrats on your well deserved win Laurie. Bill


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11/29/2008 8:21:01 PM

 
frank w. degenhardt
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Laurie- The presentation of this gorgeous dragonfly is just amazing with its wings and color character. A fantastic capture that brought home a win for you. Congratulations on this outstanding work.


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11/30/2008 6:00:03 AM

 
JudyAnn Rector
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A beautiful macro image. Congratulations on your well deserved win!


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11/30/2008 10:24:06 AM

 
Alison Krylowski
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Congratulations on this amazing winner, Laurie. This is just an incredible capture!


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11/30/2008 2:53:40 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson  

Fantastic capture, Laurie! Congratulations on your win!!


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12/1/2008 8:00:42 AM

 
Michael G. Marshall
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Congratulations on your winning image, Laurie! Michael


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12/2/2008 7:07:40 AM

 
Niels Sandal
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Well done. Great macro. Good POV and composition.


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12/6/2008 8:48:11 AM

 
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