Child's Play

Tiia Vissak level-classic 6/10/2011 12:06:55 AM

great tones, light & perspective! #1384063

Renee Doyle level-classic 6/10/2011 12:43:40 AM

Perfection Donna!! #9453077

Katarina Mansson level-classic 6/10/2011 12:52:33 AM

Beautiful, heartwarming, perfect! #9453082

Michelle Alton level-classic 6/10/2011 2:11:58 AM

Fantastic...should be among the June winners! #9453113

Agnes Fegan level-classic 6/10/2011 2:40:43 AM

Beautiful in every way! #9453141

Ray Thoms level-classic 6/10/2011 5:12:20 AM

A gorgeous image Donna....very nicely done!!!! #9453451

Leslie McLain level-classic 6/10/2011 5:35:19 AM

Stunning capture and colors, Donna. #9453527

Marcie A. Fowler 6/10/2011 5:50:20 AM

Simply stunning. #9453558

Monnie Ryan level-classic 6/10/2011 7:17:04 AM

Hard to find anything more beautiful than this, Donna! HTD! #9453681

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 6/10/2011 8:05:21 AM

A beautiful capture; the pier makes a natural "perspective line" to the horizon. #9453778

Mary Timman level-classic 6/10/2011 8:18:57 AM

Beautiful composition with lovely golden liquid gold! #9453814

Karen E. Baumann level-classic 6/10/2011 8:53:12 AM

Wonderful addition to your pier images, Donna! HTD! #9453869

Chuck Bruton level-classic 6/10/2011 11:22:08 AM

Great capture #9454076

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 6/10/2011 11:24:24 AM

Love the tones and the capture Donna! #9454083

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 6/10/2011 11:30:23 AM

No one captures piers better than you, Donna. Spectacular. #9454100

Mitch Spence level-classic 6/10/2011 12:29:51 PM

You do have and capture the most gorgeous sunsets, Donna, and the silhouettes of the running children are great against the long, long line of the pier. #9454167

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 6/10/2011 1:24:22 PM

Very beautiful in SO many ways, Donna... great job as always!! #9454246

Nikki McDonald level-classic 6/10/2011 1:33:04 PM

Beautiful color and clarity, Donna, and I love the life that the children add to the image. #9454259

Kathy Cline level-classic 6/10/2011 2:41:02 PM

Wow Donna
This is killer beautiful
I love the children!,,
Xxoo #9454331

Julianne Bradford level-classic 6/11/2011 10:01:54 AM

Just beautiful Donna! What an exquisite capture! #9455398

Jill Odice level-classic 6/11/2011 11:01:26 AM

No matter how many times you post shots of this beach, no 2 are alike. Love the colors and the kids running was the perfect moment caught in time by you and your camera Donna! #9455440

Susana Heide level-classic 6/11/2011 7:48:04 PM

Breathtaking and so perfect in every detail!!! I never tire of your pier shots! WOW!! #9455878

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 6/12/2011 5:05:27 AM

Excellent timing! This is fabulous. #9456161

Erica Murphy level-classic 6/14/2011 5:23:43 PM

Great capture!! #9460819

Stephanie Halstead level-classic 6/15/2011 12:02:54 PM

Delightful! #9462177

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 9/25/2011 5:08:36 PM

Wow! #9691516

Julianne Bradford level-classic 9/25/2011 6:02:29 PM

The judges said it best Donna WOW!! Hope we see gold here! #9692011

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 9/25/2011 6:13:02 PM

Another "wow" finalist, Donna!

Congratulations! #9692090

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 9/25/2011 8:08:07 PM

WOW is right!! Gorgeous Donna :)
Congratulations!! WTG :) #9692791

Freddy Bland 9/25/2011 8:57:12 PM

Wonderful Finalist, Donna!! Congratulations on this fantasic capture!! #9693040

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/25/2011 9:40:39 PM

Huge congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Donna! #9693176

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 9/25/2011 9:54:24 PM

Congratulations again Donna on your beautiful finalist !! #9693220

Bojan Bencic level-classic 9/26/2011 12:11:28 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Donna. #9693654

Gina M. Savage level-classic 9/26/2011 1:05:19 AM

Gorgeous capture and congrats, Donna! #9693767

Naomi Weiser level-classic 9/26/2011 1:26:14 AM

great lighting, congrats #9693812

Nadia Paul level-classic 9/26/2011 1:56:55 AM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Donna! #9693936

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/26/2011 2:38:04 AM

superb Donna, huge congrats again!!! #9694079

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/26/2011 4:20:18 AM

Donna, Huge CONGRATZ on the Finalist and all the best in the next round!!!

UB.
#9694354

Kathy Cline level-classic 9/26/2011 4:45:30 AM

LOVE LOVE LOVE THIS DONNA
Cant wait to meet up with you again in April.
SUPER SHOT and a BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!
#9694445

Naomi Weiser level-classic 9/26/2011 5:26:49 AM

great lighting, congrats #9694638

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 9/26/2011 5:39:50 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Donna!

jo ann c. #9694688

Mary Timman level-classic 9/26/2011 6:17:20 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #9694825

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 9/26/2011 10:23:17 AM

Congrats Donna on this beautiful Finalist! #9695793

Mitch Spence level-classic 9/26/2011 11:57:08 AM

Beautiful scene, Donna. Congratulations on the finalist. #9696133

Emile Abbott level-classic 9/26/2011 12:38:04 PM

Awesome tones and congrats on another stunning finalist, Donna #9696300

Susan Fox level-classic 9/26/2011 2:54:25 PM

Congratulations Donna on another wonderful finalist! #9696866

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 9/26/2011 5:45:56 PM

Queen of the piers, I think... yes. No question. Congratulations, Donna! #9697444

Debra R. Harder level-classic 9/26/2011 5:46:08 PM

Right into my FAVS!! This has GOLD all over it, Donna! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb #9697446

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 9/26/2011 5:52:04 PM

Thanks to each of you, including the Judges!!! I'm deeply honored!!

Donna

#9697486

Terry Cervi level-classic 9/26/2011 6:55:57 PM

Beautiful golden light! Congrats on your finalist, Donna! #9697701

Allen O. Howard 9/26/2011 7:22:33 PM

A wonderful image Donna! Congratulations!!! #9697788

Kristi A. Howson 9/26/2011 8:51:56 PM

Gorgeous light and Pier shot Donna. Love it. Congratulations and best of luck! #9698101

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/26/2011 10:32:54 PM

gorgeous winner, congratulations Donna!!! #9698282

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 9/26/2011 11:06:57 PM

Just so stunning, Donna...big congratulations on your win!!! #9698370

Darryl Wilkinson 9/26/2011 11:21:02 PM

Sweet shot, Donna! Congratulations on your win! #9698402

Mary K. Robison level-classic 9/27/2011 12:04:50 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Gold Winner, Donna! #9698546

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 9/27/2011 12:25:55 AM

Huge congratulations! #9698602

Alan L. Borror level-classic 9/27/2011 1:56:49 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, donna! #9698739

Renee Doyle level-classic 9/27/2011 2:04:33 AM

Beautiful winner Donna!! Big congratulations to you! #9698751

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 9/27/2011 3:34:32 AM

Gold really is the only coordinating color this should wear... congratulations again! #9698921

Laura D. Greene level-classic 9/27/2011 4:06:29 AM

Donna, Way to go and congrats on this "Wow!" photo! Congrats on the big win. #9699019

Gina Cormier 9/27/2011 4:09:20 AM

CONGRATS ON THIS BEAUTY!!! I LOVE THIS PIER YOU SHOOT!! #9699036

Katarina Mansson level-classic 9/27/2011 4:23:09 AM

WTG - congratulations on your outstanding winner Donna! #9699110

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 9/27/2011 4:23:58 AM

Huge congratulations on your EXCELLENT Gold winner, Donna!!! #9699114

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 9/27/2011 4:31:03 AM

Glad to see this again, Donna. HUGE CONGRATZ on the beautiful Gold Winner, WTG!!!

UB. #9699149

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 9/27/2011 4:34:01 AM

Congrats on this beauty. Nice winner! #9699160

Jessica Jenney level-classic 9/27/2011 6:04:35 AM

Congratulations, Donna on your gorgeous winner! #9699473

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 9/27/2011 6:09:09 AM

A delightful winner!
Congratulations, Donna!
~♥~Lisa #9699490

Linda D. Lester level-classic 9/27/2011 6:29:47 AM

Congratulations on your awesome win!!! #9699582

Terry Cervi level-classic 9/27/2011 6:44:09 AM

Congrats on your beautiful win, Donna! #9699666

Val Feldman level-classic 9/27/2011 6:55:48 AM

No one does 'em better...you make me want to hop a plane to SoCal, find a beach, dig my toes into warm sand and wait for the sunset!! :) :) Huge congrats on a fine Gold Win, Donna! #9699726

Karen Slagle level-classic 9/27/2011 7:20:10 AM

Huge congrats on your stunning winning image, Donna. #9699832

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 9/27/2011 7:25:38 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Winning image! #9699857

Anita Hogue level-classic 9/27/2011 7:44:44 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Donna! #9699976

Monnie Ryan level-classic 9/27/2011 7:52:30 AM

Just stunning, Donna - big congratulations on a well-deserved winner! #9700007

Julianne Bradford level-classic 9/27/2011 8:01:20 AM

I knew it! Congrats on this outstanding winner Donna! #9700039

Carla Capra level-classic 9/27/2011 8:25:16 AM

Hi Donna;
Wow, Wow, fantastic image. Congratulations.
;) CC #9700118

Debra R. Harder level-classic 9/27/2011 8:43:03 AM

WHOOOOOO-HOOOOOO!!! WTG, Donna! So happy to see this amazing image win GOLD!!! YEAH!! Deb #9700222

Bojan Bencic level-classic 9/27/2011 9:00:35 AM

Congratulations, Donna! #9700313

Charles C. Berkeley level-classic 9/27/2011 9:21:02 AM

Beautiful image of the pier. Congratulations! #9700364

Stephen Zacker level-classic 9/27/2011 10:46:09 AM

Like all that warm light. Congratulations #9700494

Susan Fox level-classic 9/27/2011 11:04:41 AM

Congratulations on your winning photo #9700545

Freddy Bland 9/27/2011 11:23:07 AM

Many congratulations, Donna, on your Gold winner!! #9700585

Eva Ferrière 9/27/2011 11:36:54 AM

Congrats, Donna, on such a gorgeous winner ! #9700609

Mitch Spence level-classic 9/27/2011 12:23:54 PM

Big congratulations on your gold winner, Donna. #9700654

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 9/27/2011 12:30:36 PM

Wow!!! Thank you for all of your inspirational comments and congratulatory wishes. I'm delighted and honored, to have won, with this photograph. Especially because it is a sunset, at the pier.

Keep up the beautiful work everyone!!!!

Take care,

Donna #9700664

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 9/27/2011 12:52:12 PM

Big congratulations on your fantastic winner, Donna! #9700714

Leslie McLain level-classic 9/27/2011 12:59:42 PM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Donna. #9700741

Karen E. Baumann 9/27/2011 1:11:31 PM

Beautiful Donna!!! Surely you must have a wall at home dedicated to these lovely pier winners! #9700777

Emile Abbott level-classic 9/27/2011 3:02:06 PM

Great Gold Winner Donna, Congratulations #9701031

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 9/27/2011 4:31:36 PM

WTG on this wonderful winner, Donna! :-) k #9701217

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 9/27/2011 6:14:03 PM

Congratulations! #9701434

Michele Peterson level-classic 9/27/2011 6:19:12 PM

This really makes me smile, I love the kids running in the sunset! Congratulations on this fabulous winning image!! So happy for you!! #9701446

Ken Smith level-classic 9/27/2011 6:28:02 PM

You are the queen of the pier/sunset shots. Very deserved win, Donna! #9701459

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 9/27/2011 8:57:22 PM

Great seeing this one win Donna. Congratulations! #9701741

Evy Johansen level-classic 9/27/2011 9:21:33 PM

So beautiful, Donna! Big congratulations on your win! #9701797

Cindy Bendush level-classic 9/27/2011 10:59:30 PM

Beautiful win Donna - congratulations! #9701923

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 9/28/2011 3:21:56 AM

Congratulations Donna on your Win!!!


Dominick #9702242

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 9/28/2011 7:31:36 AM

Simply gorgeous, Donna. Huge congrats. #9702912

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 9/28/2011 8:55:18 AM

Congratulations Donna on your Gold Win! #9703066

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 9/28/2011 9:27:11 AM

Thanks again to each of you!!!

I look forward to capturing, more sunsets, at the beach!! My favorite time of year, to do this, is approaching soon!

Take care,

Donna #9703150

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 9/28/2011 9:29:24 AM

Congratulations on this captivating & skillful Winner, Donna! WTG! #9703155

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 9/28/2011 6:29:02 PM

Wonderful light and capture Donna, congrats on your well deserved winner #9703981

Carmody Baker level-classic 9/28/2011 8:06:43 PM

Love it!!! Congratulations Donna. #9704132

Cesar J. La Rosa level-classic 9/29/2011 6:24:59 AM

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL Winner, Donna!!!
Cesar #9704982

David M. Montero level-classic 9/30/2011 7:22:51 AM

I almost didn't see the children playing. Congratulations on your second place selection of this marvelous image Donna! #9707105

Kathy Cline level-classic 9/30/2011 2:03:11 PM

So excited for you DONNA!!
Congrats Girl Friend
See you again in April.

glitter-graphics.com #9707782

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 10/3/2011 9:31:20 AM

OMG Donna, this is so fabulous....L O V E it! BIG Congrats on your win!!! #9713401

Allen O. Howard 10/4/2011 12:47:09 AM

I'm late! But congratulations to you for your excellent winner Donna! #9714829

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 10/13/2011 5:17:33 PM


Congratulations!
You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna


#9733370

Kenny S. Metro level-classic 11/3/2013 11:06:08 AM

Beautiful image! Congrats!!!
Had a seafood dinner at the end of this pier back in the 80's. Good memories... #10889575

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Description

My PG 101 Creative Perspective Challenge Entry

It's only natural for children to run along the seashore, on a beautiful October evening.

Oceanside Pier
Oceanside, California
October 23, 2010

RAW / Tripod / Aperture Priority / +2/3 EC / 18 mm
F 8 @ 1/200 ISO 100

*Monthly Theme - Fun in the Sunl*

Exif: F Number: 8, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi

Uploaded on 6/10/2011 12:00:10 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Donna LaMattino Pagakis. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Contact photographer via gallery.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.