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Here Comes the Sun...
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Here Comes the Sun...
Here Comes the Sun...
...Let it Shine

This is a reworked image. I cleaned up the sky and applied unsharp mask for the BP upload. Entered into a different category.

*Elements of Design*
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David Phalen
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    Spectacular light, colors, clarity and details!! Good luck this time around!!

8/28/2008 3:04:05 PM

 
Ken Jarvis
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I like the colours and the sharpness looks great, Donna!

8/28/2008 3:18:00 PM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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F A B U L O U S, Donna!

8/28/2008 3:35:15 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Fantastic work on this high impact image Donna!!!

8/28/2008 4:07:51 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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Stunning work! Lines/sharpness/comp.. and the yellow line thru the sun to compliment the yellow below... :-)

8/28/2008 4:20:20 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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Ditto!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Amazing image!

8/28/2008 4:37:14 PM

 
KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S.
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VERY ATTRACTIVE IMAGE.!
EXCELLENT COLOUR PRESENTATION HERE.

KARU.

8/28/2008 4:56:15 PM

 
Kate Baumgartner
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Wow, this image is stunning. Fantastic work and effects.

8/28/2008 5:15:27 PM

 
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Awesome> :O)

8/28/2008 6:17:35 PM

 
Susan M. Hembree
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I love your pier photos, Donna! It's wonderful!

8/28/2008 6:21:18 PM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWSOME capture and colors Donna, LOVE IT!!!

8/28/2008 6:57:02 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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Ohhhhhhhhh Donna, You have a winner here. This is so beautiful. Bill

8/28/2008 7:04:00 PM

 
Sam Britt
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I knew this was yours! Terrific image - great color & effects, Donna

8/28/2008 7:15:36 PM

 
Sheila D. Robertson
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Very nice work.

8/28/2008 7:20:52 PM

 
Ken Smith
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A rocking composition and sky. Very vivid..super!!

8/28/2008 8:04:18 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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A very vibrant and colorful sunset shot. Lovely work, Donna

8/28/2008 8:33:07 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Donna this is beautiful! Great Job!

8/28/2008 9:10:45 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you everyone!! I appreciate your OUTSTANDING comments!!!

Donna

8/28/2008 9:46:30 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Awesome image, rework and composition, Donna, WTG!!!


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8/28/2008 10:08:54 PM

 
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ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL, Donna !!!! I agree, definately a winner here.

8/28/2008 10:39:54 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Amazing image,super pov and colors!!!

8/28/2008 11:07:50 PM

 
Janet Daniel
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Simply gorgeous, love the color, Donna!

8/29/2008 4:28:36 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Awesome work on this, Donna! Really bright and bold!

8/29/2008 4:40:38 AM

 
Larry L. Redmon
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Very nice work on this, Donna!

8/29/2008 6:52:16 AM

 
Rebecca K. Lefferts
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Very nice colors and reflection- great photo Donna!

8/29/2008 7:48:18 AM

 
Kaye Burazin
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The post work is exceptional Donna, the colors vibrant and they compliment each other superbly.

9/3/2008 8:35:22 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you VERY much of your INSPIRATIONAL comments!!!

Donna

9/3/2008 11:11:52 PM

 
Amber Blewett
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stunning!!!!!great job, Donna!

9/6/2008 4:39:44 PM

 
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Congrats on the EFP, Donna. I'd like to see this one at the end. Good Luck

9/6/2008 5:50:10 PM

 
Irene Colling
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Wonderful presentation Donna. The color is stunning, the composition is excellent and the subject dynamic.
Love all the lines and geometry.

9/6/2008 6:10:09 PM

 
Karen K. Givens
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Just beautiful Donna, love the colors and lighting. :)

9/7/2008 7:48:02 AM

 
Wendy Stevenson
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Very impressive Donna! Beautiful image!!

9/8/2008 1:53:36 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks so much to each of you!!

Donna

9/11/2008 9:49:56 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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huge congrats Donna!!!

9/22/2008 9:36:51 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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Congratulations on your FINALIST!!!

9/22/2008 10:34:01 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Congratulations Donna!!!

9/22/2008 10:34:39 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Congratulations on this spectacular Finalist Donna!!!!!!!

9/22/2008 10:35:37 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Donna!

9/22/2008 10:36:32 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG!!!!!! Congratulations on your finalist!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k

9/22/2008 10:41:21 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOoo
HUGE Congrats on your finalist!!!
Best of luck in the next round!

9/22/2008 10:46:03 AM

 
Amber J. Skene
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Congrats on your finalist! This is fantastic!

9/22/2008 11:09:40 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Fabulous finalist,Donna!!Congratulations and good luck!!

9/22/2008 11:21:19 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on your wonderful finalist.

9/22/2008 11:22:07 AM

 
Eivor Kuchta
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Congratulations on your finalist, Donna!

9/22/2008 11:30:05 AM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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Congrats Donna on this great finalist!

9/22/2008 11:38:33 AM

 
John Caruso
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Congrats to you, Donna!

9/22/2008 12:09:09 PM

 
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What a terrific finalist Donna!!!
Congratulations!!!

~J~

9/22/2008 12:26:41 PM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Amazing perspective, colors and reflections! Congratulations Donna!

9/22/2008 12:27:37 PM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Congratulations Donna, on your outstanding finalist!

9/22/2008 12:40:29 PM

 
Brett Dolsen
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Congratulations and good luck Donna!!Brett

9/22/2008 1:41:25 PM

 
Laurie Daily
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Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Donna...A real stunning capture...a winner in my book for sure!

9/22/2008 2:19:51 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations and Best of Luck in the next round!!! Amazing work for stunning impact Donna!

9/22/2008 2:44:34 PM

 
Connie J. Bagot
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Congratulations Donna---beautiful finalist!

9/22/2008 2:58:35 PM

 
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I'm so happy to see this one on the list. Congrats on a well deserved Finalist Donna. I really loved this and hope to see it at the end as well. Good luck

9/22/2008 3:23:11 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Donna's the energizer bunny - she keeps going and going and gathering up those badges along the way! Fabulous DD work and a beautiful finalist Donna! Congratulations again!

9/22/2008 3:24:36 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks to each of you!!! I'm very happy to get such great feedback on this image. I also appreciate all of your congratulatory wishes!!

Donna

9/22/2008 4:04:19 PM

 
Karen Slagle
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Awesome finalist, Donna...

9/22/2008 4:04:46 PM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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congratulations on this awesome finalist ~ go for the gold Donna!

jo ann c.

9/22/2008 4:44:06 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations on this amazing finalist, Donna!!!

9/22/2008 4:45:34 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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This is soooooooo BEAUTIFUL, Donna! BIG CONGRATS on your SUPERB finalist! Deb

9/22/2008 4:49:03 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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Brilliant Donna...and congratulations on this and all of your wonderful August finalists!

9/22/2008 4:57:47 PM

 
Wendy Moghadam
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Congratulations! I'm sure this will be in the winners circle!

9/22/2008 5:11:19 PM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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How do you tell lucky from good? By the duration of success. Congratulations Donna and continued success.

9/22/2008 5:55:43 PM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Donna - Congratulations! - Mike

9/22/2008 6:03:10 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations Donna, an awesome finalist!

9/22/2008 6:44:39 PM

 
Bill Knaps
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Congrats on this well deserved Finalist Donna. Bill

9/22/2008 7:19:07 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations Donna!!

9/22/2008 7:38:50 PM

 
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Congrats Donna...good luck in the next round!

9/22/2008 7:40:23 PM

 
Errick L. Cameron
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Way to go Donna!!!

9/22/2008 7:56:09 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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WoooHoooooooo!!! Congratulations Donna!!! WTG :0)

9/22/2008 8:10:07 PM

 
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Congrats, Donna!

9/22/2008 8:11:08 PM

 
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Congratulations, Donna, on your FABULOUS finalist. I knew this one was going places.

9/22/2008 8:17:40 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks again to each of you!! I'm truly honored!!

Donna

9/22/2008 8:43:58 PM

 
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Big congrats on this wonderful finalist Donna!!

9/22/2008 8:52:24 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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This is one of a kind image created by one and only Donna Pagakis! It's striking every time I see it! Congratulations on your Finalist, Donna!!!

9/22/2008 10:47:35 PM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Sincere congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Donna!

9/22/2008 11:59:16 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Donna!!

9/23/2008 12:29:32 AM

 
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Congrats. on your Finalist

9/23/2008 12:37:38 AM

 
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Huge congrats on your finalist, Donna!

9/23/2008 3:20:36 AM

 
Vicki L. Filippin
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Gotta love those re-subs, huh Donna?
CONGRATS, my friend!

9/23/2008 4:45:50 AM

 
Stephanie Frey
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Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Donna!!

9/23/2008 5:14:40 AM

 
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Congrats Donna on your Beautiful Finalist! Jeff

9/23/2008 5:26:04 AM

 
Susan Fox
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Another great finalist Donna! Congrats

9/23/2008 6:50:09 AM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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What a wonderful image, Donna! Wow, you just keep them rolling in! Huge congrat's to you for all you finalists! Well deserved and I hope we see this one again :-)

9/23/2008 7:26:18 AM

 
Janet Daniel
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Congratulations, Donna! :-)

9/23/2008 7:32:51 AM

 
Gary Lange
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Many congratulations, Donna! Best of luck!

9/23/2008 8:08:26 AM

 
Dianna Hauf
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I so loved this before and love it even more this time around!!! Awesome and stunning and powerful Donna! Congratulations and I truly hope to see this move on to the 'winners circle'!!!

9/23/2008 8:52:10 AM

 
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Sensational!!! Big congrats on your finalist, Donna!

9/23/2008 12:23:39 PM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations on your finalist, Donna.

9/23/2008 1:00:40 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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You are all such an inspiration, thanks again!!!

Best wishes,

Donna

9/23/2008 1:05:31 PM

 
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You're right to resubmit !!! Looks so gorgeous in every detail !! Crossing my fingers for gold !!
Congrats and good luck Donna :O)

9/23/2008 2:21:02 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Big congrats and good luck Donna!!!

9/23/2008 2:27:48 PM

 
Robert S. Grauer
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Congrats Donna another great shot!

9/23/2008 6:15:52 PM

 
Angie Sidles
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Big congrats on this GORGEOUS finalist Donna. Absolutely beautiful!!

9/24/2008 8:30:01 AM

 
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Gorgeous colors and detail..very clean and crisp!! Congratulations on your finalist.

9/24/2008 11:09:18 AM

 
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I loved this before and love it now! Big congrats on this MAGNIFICENT finalist, Donna!

9/26/2008 12:04:29 AM

 
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I Have seen this Before and I remember it well ;0)

Congratulations Donna!!
Excellent Work!!!

9/26/2008 1:09:58 PM

 
Linda Blair
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Awesome...congratulations!!!!!

9/27/2008 4:47:49 PM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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I loved this the first time I saw it. congrats on your lovely finalist Donna.

10/1/2008 7:52:25 PM

 
SaMi Martin
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Beautiful in every way!

10/3/2008 1:13:06 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thanks again to each and every one of you!!

You are all my inspiration!!!

Take care and best of luck!

Donna

10/3/2008 1:37:59 PM

 
Max Aureli
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Great composition with wonderful colors and light, Donna!! Congratulations for this Finalist!!!

10/18/2008 8:48:19 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Thank you VERY much Max!!!

10/19/2008 11:14:18 AM

 
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