Brett Dolsen 12/2/2010 12:48:54 AM

Wonderfull colours,detail and close up action Donna!! #1332082

Tiia Vissak 12/2/2010 12:49:31 AM

a cool MT image! #9075312

Michelle Alton 12/2/2010 2:59:31 AM

Unbelievable athletics, and a brilliant action capture for the MT! #9075424

Jack Gaskin 12/2/2010 3:36:41 AM

OUTSTANDING ACTION wonderful clarity & color.

Happy Shooting
Jack #9075526

Jeff Robinson 12/2/2010 3:43:41 AM

Wow Donna - Amazing clarity and capture!! Great Job! Jeff #9075542

Marcie A. Fowler 12/2/2010 6:45:38 AM

Awesome stop action shot Donna. Great colors and details!!! #9075885

Katarina Mansson 12/2/2010 7:44:18 AM

Action winner! #9076022

Dr Silly 12/2/2010 7:47:18 AM

Cool action shot. :O) #9076035

Mary Beth Aiello 12/2/2010 7:48:48 AM

The detail and stop action are amazing, Donna. Straight into my faves. #9076042

Liz blahh 12/2/2010 7:50:46 AM

EXCELLENT!!! #9076049

Richard B. Hallick 12/2/2010 10:36:55 AM

Fabulous action shot. #9076378

Karen Celella 12/2/2010 11:26:12 AM

Super action shot, Donna! #9076479

Nikki McDonald 12/2/2010 1:55:21 PM

A truly wonderful action shot, Donna -- winner for sure! Perfect focus, interest, great composition and pow color. Nothing is missing here! #9076695

Allen Hughes 12/2/2010 6:17:19 PM

Well done, Donna. Another awesome addition to an already wonderful gallery. #9077097

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/2/2010 6:54:53 PM

Awesome action shot Donna! #9077171

Julianne Bradford 12/3/2010 9:08:33 AM

Action to the max Donna! So well captured! I love this! #9078276

Ann H. Belus 12/3/2010 5:11:57 PM

Wow, simply amazing! Fantastic action shot, Donna! #9078836

marcia A. molnar 12/3/2010 5:32:25 PM

I love how you captured the calm look on his face despite all of the energy surrounding him! Great shot! #9078874

Debra R. Harder 12/4/2010 9:44:42 AM

Holy Cow, Donna!! Well...this looks like the winner for MT. OUTSTANDING!!!!!! Deb #9079908

Steve M. Harrington 12/5/2010 5:29:32 PM

Outstanding! You nailed this one, Donna! The clarity is quite striking.
Steve #9082125

Freddy Bland 12/7/2010 6:54:12 PM

How you captured this so closely without getting wet is incredible!! The clarity and stop action are superb!! I agree and think this is a winner!! #9086420

Renata Gusciora 12/9/2010 3:40:35 PM

Incredible action shot,wow,Donna!Outstanding clarity,details,colors and timing,of course! #9089869

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/9/2010 3:43:00 PM

Thank you for all of your INSPIRATIONAL comments!!

Donna #9089875

Thomas E. Hinds 12/10/2010 8:56:20 PM

A great action image with amazing detail and composition! Terrific work, Donna! #9091976

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/21/2010 11:13:45 AM

Thank you Thomas! #9118355

Lisa J. Boulden 1/7/2011 8:59:02 PM

~♥~ #9149494

Bill Johnson 1/18/2011 8:18:20 PM

Donna, Congrats on your Finalist Selection. I've seen this in the winner's before so it's a real contender. Good Luck. #9171414

Nikki McDonald 1/18/2011 8:23:50 PM

Terrific action capture, Donna -- wonderful focus and expression. Congratulations on the Finalist and good luck in the next round. #9171453

Marilyn K. Lincecum 1/18/2011 10:47:17 PM

Congratulations Donna on a great action shot. #9172432

Ken Smith 1/19/2011 5:51:17 AM

Super work, Donna...congrats again! #9173996

Stefania Barbier 1/19/2011 6:35:00 AM

spectacular... huge congrats!!! #9174371

Jeff Robinson 1/19/2011 9:21:24 AM

Congrats on your Finalist Donna!! Jeff #9175464

Richard B. Hallick 1/19/2011 9:37:43 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist. #9175566

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/19/2011 10:13:48 AM

Thank you for all of your congratulatory wishes and inspirational comments.

It is my pleasure to share my FAVORITE sport, with all of you!!! I not only love to photograph the sport, but my favorite part is riding the flowrider!!

Donna #9175681

Luigi Di Serio 1/19/2011 10:34:06 AM

Such an amazing capture! You are the master of these types of shots. Congrats! #9175745

Michele Peterson 1/19/2011 10:48:21 AM

Perfect for the theme, this is such a clear detailed image!! Congratulations on finalist!!! #9175833

Allen Hughes 1/19/2011 11:49:02 AM

Not at all surprised to see this again. A well deserved finalist. Hope to see this once again. #9176100

Emile Abbott 1/19/2011 12:04:58 PM

You nailed this perfect, great action finalist, Donna #9176170

Errick L. Cameron 1/19/2011 2:58:40 PM

Awesome!!! congratultions on the Finalist! #9176737

Lydia Williams 1/19/2011 3:49:43 PM

Wow, great shot...I feel it! Congratulations! #9177005

ALLEN O. HOWARD 1/19/2011 4:55:40 PM

Fantastic Donna! Congrats! #9177369

Elida Gutierrez 1/19/2011 6:26:42 PM

CONGRATS and GOOD LUCK!!! #9177942

Yulianto Soeroso 1/20/2011 12:45:30 AM

cangratulatiooooon hihi nice shooot! #9179155

Patti Coblentz 1/20/2011 4:35:48 AM

A winner on all counts in my book, Donna...congratulations on this spectacular finalist! #9179523

Debra R. Harder 1/20/2011 9:44:25 AM

I agree...a GOLD winner all the way, Donna! always! Congrats! Deb #9180391

Merna L. Nobile 1/20/2011 11:25:59 AM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9180668

Christopher Budny 1/20/2011 3:38:08 PM

Congratulations on this super action-capture Finalist! #9181366

Nancyj E. Hovey 1/20/2011 4:56:55 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9181682

Thomas E. Hinds 1/20/2011 5:00:55 PM

Awesome, Donna! Congratulations! #9181696

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/21/2011 7:39:15 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Erica Murphy 1/23/2011 2:22:50 PM

Great capture Donna and CONGRATS on your WIN!! #9187549

Patti Coblentz 1/23/2011 2:51:45 PM

I knew it...big congratulations on this spectacular winner, Donna..WTG, my friend! #9187656

Lydia Williams 1/23/2011 2:52:17 PM

Way to go Donna...fantastic gold! #9187660

Leslie McLain 1/23/2011 2:53:30 PM

Congrats on a terrific winner, Donna. #9187670

ALLEN O. HOWARD 1/23/2011 3:10:49 PM

I saw gold coming Donna. Congratulations!!! #9187762

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/23/2011 3:18:51 PM

Congratulations Donna on this awesome winner!!! #9187798

Ellen Hodges 1/23/2011 3:28:58 PM

Huge congrats on this awesome winner, Donna!! #9187855

Anita Hogue 1/23/2011 3:44:53 PM

Awesome, Donna! Congratulations! #9187945

Thomas E. Hinds 1/23/2011 3:45:18 PM

Wonderful Winner, Donna! WTG! #9187948

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 1/23/2011 3:53:55 PM

Fantastic action Donna. Big congrats on your win.
JP #9187978

Patrick Rouzes 1/23/2011 4:10:58 PM

Heyyyyyyyy, Donna, Congratulations on this incredible winner, my friend! Very well deserved, indeed! #9188041

Monnie Ryan 1/23/2011 4:14:26 PM

Pretty tough to beat this one, Donna -- congratulations on a very well deserved win! #9188054

Nancyj E. Hovey 1/23/2011 4:21:41 PM

on your very deserving
Second Place Winner! 8o) #9188078

WENDY L. BENNETT 1/23/2011 4:45:05 PM

Congrats! Wonderful shot! #9188158

Claudia Kuhn 1/23/2011 5:05:30 PM

Cool capture Donna, congratulations on your winner! #9188230

Christopher Budny 1/23/2011 5:30:12 PM

Congratulations, Donna! A great capture! #9188341

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/23/2011 6:33:55 PM

Big congratulations on this awesome 2nd Place Win Donna!

jo ann c. #9188669

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 1/23/2011 6:34:26 PM

WTG on this wonderful winner, Donna! :-) k #9188672

Karen Slagle 1/23/2011 6:38:33 PM

Congrats Donna on your wonderful winning image... #9188700

Kathy Cline 1/23/2011 6:41:15 PM

Im so excited for you Donna. You work so hard and deserve every WIN!

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/23/2011 7:00:12 PM

Congratulations, Donna, on this awesome winner! #9188855

Renee Doyle 1/23/2011 7:13:27 PM

Awesome action capture Donna!!! Congratulations!! #9188914

Paula Showen 1/23/2011 8:28:35 PM

Fantastic capture! Congratulations! #9189083

Robert K. Bemus 1/23/2011 10:34:56 PM

Congratulations on your Win, Donna!! #9189171

Katarina Mansson 1/23/2011 11:20:25 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding winner Donna! #9189221

Stefania Barbier 1/24/2011 1:47:28 AM

congratulations on your wonderful winner Donna!!! #9189350

Michelle Alton 1/24/2011 2:58:38 AM

Congratulations, Donna. You are a star photographer, winning all the way! Congratulations on this great winner! #9189462

Kara L. Hendricks 1/24/2011 3:57:45 AM


Lorna Shutter 1/24/2011 6:00:15 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win for this fantastic action shot!!!!! WTG, Donna!!! :) Photobucket #9189972

Carol Eade 1/24/2011 6:23:05 AM

Fabulous action shot, Donna, congratulations! #9190052

Gina Cormier 1/24/2011 6:30:07 AM

Congrats on this spectacular image Donna!!!!!! #9190081

Ross Throndson 1/24/2011 7:45:40 AM

Wow...his concentration here is excellent. Congratulations, Donna, on your Fantastic Winner....WTG ! :-) #9190274

Val Feldman 1/24/2011 7:49:23 AM

Heart-pounding action...what a fantastic capture, Donna and what a well-deserved Gold Win!! The detail in here is superb! Congratulations!! #9190292

Debra R. Harder 1/24/2011 9:11:59 AM

Knew we'd see this AWESOME image again, Donna! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! Deb #9190518

Karen Celella 1/24/2011 10:44:39 AM

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Donna! Your timing is exceptional! #9190730

Maria Morrow 1/24/2011 2:16:21 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Donna! #9191179

Terry Cervi 1/24/2011 3:42:18 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic action capture and win, Donna! #9191300

Karen E. Baumann 1/25/2011 7:56:25 AM

Amazing capture with great details!!! Congratulations on your win!!! #9192753

Mike Clime 1/25/2011 12:25:21 PM

Congratulations on your winner, Donna! #9193375

Sam Britt 1/25/2011 8:45:16 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place Winner, Donna!! #9194198

Bill Johnson 1/26/2011 9:22:43 AM

Donna, Congrats on your winner! #9195265

Stephanie Frey 1/27/2011 3:53:27 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved win, Donna! #9196600

Datha Y. Thompson 1/27/2011 7:46:52 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! !

Usman M. Bajwa 1/27/2011 8:17:08 AM


UB. #9197139

Ann H. Belus 1/27/2011 9:45:20 AM


Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/27/2011 9:49:53 AM

Thank you for all of your congratulatory wishes and super comments!!! I'm very excited and enjoy sharing this sport with all of you!!

Take care,

Donna #9197303

Steve M. Harrington 1/27/2011 12:19:07 PM

Wonderful, crispness, Donna! Good on you! :)
Steve #9197454

Sandra Anderson 1/27/2011 4:04:32 PM

Amazing detail on this wonderful winning image Donna. #9197782

Millie A. Talarico 1/27/2011 6:43:29 PM

Outstanding action capture, Donna!! Congratulations on your Gold Badge!! #9197964

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/27/2011 8:46:02 PM

Thank you Steve, Sandra, Millieanne and all of you!!!! #9198134

Eric Highfield 1/31/2011 9:27:49 PM

Now that's Action! Congrats on your awesome win! #9204890

Fran J. Jagger 2/1/2011 4:08:08 PM

What amazing skills Julian has and for you to be able to catch him in action!! Congrats on this Winning image, Donna!! :) #9206718

Maria Coulson 2/4/2011 8:13:13 PM

Donna, the clarity is amazing! Congratulations. #9213658

Stephen Zacker 2/7/2011 10:43:13 AM

Fantastic capture and sharpness. Congratulations, Donna #9218807

Keith L. Clayton 10/10/2011 3:50:27 PM

Awesome capture! Great shot! #9727828

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Captured at a local flowboarding competition in Vista, California. A huge event with over 85 competitiors from all over the nation!!

This is Julian, he took 3rd place in the Men's Division. He has a unique style and great variety of tricks! This is a Shuvit~ he jumps off the board, spins it 90 degrees then lands and continues to ride.

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/2000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 56.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi

Uploaded on 12/2/2010 12:12:16 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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