Gina Cormier level-classic 7/2/2010 6:07:43 AM

WOW!!! You are just so creative!!! I love the colors and image!! Of course the clarity rocks!!!!! #1284228

Renee Doyle level-classic 7/2/2010 3:17:31 PM

Very cool setup and wonderful concept Dave!! Great colours and yep that clarity is awesome! #8730740

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 7/3/2010 7:19:21 PM

Fantastic set-up, colors and clarity... excellent work, Dave!! #8732932

Douglas Pignet level-classic 7/4/2010 6:09:53 AM

Beautiful capture and nicely done...Have a great & safe 4th #8733620

Sam Britt level-classic 7/5/2010 3:38:53 PM

Very creative idea & image, Dave. I like the 3 color simplicity. #8736340

Fax Sinclair level-classic 7/6/2010 12:03:32 PM

I love this image! So much tension! #8738306

Gina Cormier level-classic 7/12/2010 2:15:07 PM

Congrats my friend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WTG!!!!!!! #8751607

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 7/12/2010 2:37:48 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8751853

Dianna Murphy 7/12/2010 3:34:26 PM

A warm congratulations on your wonderful finalist and a big good luck in the next round to you. #8752531

Sherran Andersen level-classic 7/12/2010 7:13:37 PM

I LOVE this photo... congrats! #8754654

Linda Blair 7/13/2010 7:07:08 AM

Very cool finalist...congratulations!!! #8757143

Virginia Leone level-classic 7/13/2010 12:48:51 PM

Hi Dave! Great finalist image..congrats and good luck in the next round! I knew we'd see this again!

Virginia ;-) #8758657

Cliff & Patti Smith 7/13/2010 4:09:12 PM

Great capture Dave! Congratulations on this well deserved finalist! #8759400

Sam Britt 7/13/2010 6:14:34 PM

Congratulations on this finalist, Dave! #8759923

Fax Sinclair level-classic 7/13/2010 7:10:49 PM

I love it when the judges see MY point of view! #8760101

Randy A. Myers level-classic 7/14/2010 1:20:43 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd place finish. Good job!! #8762321

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 7/14/2010 1:56:32 PM

on your very deserving SECOND PLACE WINNER!! #8762624

Kim Andelkovic level-classic 7/14/2010 4:19:02 PM

Congrats on a great win :-) #8763349

Ruth Grimm level-classic 7/14/2010 6:40:03 PM

MONTE!!! Whoooo-Hoooo! WTG my friend! This is a FABULOUS image! Congrats on the win!! #8763872

Sam Britt level-classic 7/14/2010 7:32:30 PM

Congrats on this second place win, Dave! #8764053

Gina Cormier level-classic 7/15/2010 3:25:40 PM

Dave.....YOU ROCK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Congrats on this awesome image that I love so much!!!! Come on...gimme more!!! #8766149

David M. Montero 7/17/2010 11:03:29 AM

A big THANK YOU to all for your wonderful comments. I am humbled. #8769728

Kathy Salerni level-classic 7/17/2010 11:39:06 AM

Wow, this is so creative, Dave! The yellow against the blcak BG is superb as well as the clarity! Well done! #8769770

Jeff Robinson level-classic 7/17/2010 3:37:54 PM

Congrats Dave on this Outstanding and very creative Win!! Jeff #8770059

Debra R. Harder 7/17/2010 5:03:46 PM

This is BRILLIANT, Dave!!! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! Deb #8770215

Ryan Murphy level-classic 7/18/2010 7:58:04 AM

wonderful - congrats on this excellent win. #8771272

Kathleen Brennan 7/18/2010 5:00:01 PM

Bold color and great comp on this deserving gold winner! #8772066

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 7/26/2010 11:19:14 AM

Very cool image, Dave!!! Congratulations on this most excellent winner!:) #8787095

Renee Doyle level-classic 8/3/2010 1:36:18 AM

No surprise to me to see this beauty again!!! Belated but HUGE congrats to you Dave!! #8802802

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 8/6/2010 2:44:36 PM

I've been meaning to comment onthis image!!! It is so very creative and such a visual treat!!!! Love that "pop" of color and the idea is so very clever! HUGE CONGRATS to you Dave!! #8810440

Stephanie Frey level-classic 8/17/2010 9:00:44 AM

Congratulations on your win!! #8843271

Cindy Bendush level-classic 8/19/2010 12:44:24 AM

Simple but full of impact. Terrific winner - congratulations! #8847472

Terry Cervi level-classic 9/5/2010 1:01:32 PM

A belated congrats to you on this stunning win, Dave! #8883342

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 9/13/2010 2:42:18 AM

Congratulations Dave on your Win!!!

Dominick #8897112

Bill Houghton 9/28/2010 7:35:53 AM

Dave, this is such a beautiful shot. Great job getting this. Thanks for commenting on my duck pond photo. Have a great day, Bill #8934767

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 11/13/2010 2:47:58 PM

What a wonderful winner this is, Dave!
KK #9032324

Karen Slagle level-classic 1/4/2011 12:38:17 PM

A fabulous winning image you have here, Dave. This is great thinking on your part and I want to congratulate you on this. #9142595

Stanley C. Sims level-classic 1/31/2011 4:55:25 PM

Truly well done, and the clarity is fantastic. Congratulations on this winner Dave. #9204572

Songbird Cline level-classic 5/20/2011 10:24:30 AM

Very very cool!!!! #9417208

Rod Partington level-classic 6/15/2011 4:25:18 PM

This is Awesome Dave! Well worth the gold! #9462523

Christopher Budny level-classic 11/20/2011 2:39:32 PM

...speaking of bold punchy color... fantastic! Belated congratulations! #9821414

Stephen Zacker level-classic 7/6/2012 6:44:08 PM

Like the bold colors and creative idea. Congratulations #10217504

LeAnn Wood level-classic 4/20/2013 1:32:07 PM

The epitome of a creative, clear and colorful image! I found your amazing gallery because of your supportive comments to me. Thank you for your positive words and for your images that provide a high bar for a beginning photographer! #10660643

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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