Classic California

© Donna La Mattino Pagakis

Classic California

Louise Souchereau 12/27/2011 7:05:28 PM

Wonderful sunset, great colors and composition, bravo Donna #1432785

Carolyn M. Fletcher 12/28/2011 4:02:39 AM

FAVE! #9889630

Gina Cormier 12/28/2011 7:45:03 AM

Frame it and give it to him for his room and a keepsake!!!! #9890035

Julianne Bradford 12/28/2011 1:24:03 PM

Wow! What a beautiful capture Donna! #9890471

Leslie McLain 12/29/2011 5:45:05 PM

Love it, Donna. Stunning. #9892247

Linda L. Ruiz 12/30/2011 8:27:43 AM

Such a beautiful sunset... #9893374

Ken Smith 12/30/2011 11:38:13 AM

You keep taking it to the next level. Awesome work, Donna! ANd happy New Year to you!! #9893689

Michele Peterson 12/30/2011 6:49:55 PM

Incredible sunset, and I love the addition of your son! Great title, too. :-) #9894163

Nikki McDonald 12/31/2011 1:51:00 PM

A beautiful sunset image, Donna, and the pose makes it perfect for the Solitude theme which I associate not only with oneness but also with a mood that is contemplative or sad. #9895352

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/1/2012 9:05:51 AM

Wow, Donna, awesome image, and a fav!

Best wishes to you for 2012!
Debby #9896525

Jean E. Hildebrant 1/1/2012 1:36:31 PM

striking colors and nice composition! :)

Bunny Snow 1/3/2012 6:22:07 AM

Love the composition and flow of lines in the foreground, which comes together at the single figure in the background, and the eye popping sunset, making it so typically California. Without the interesting design of the foreground, it would just be another pretty California sunset. But the reflective glow makes this my opinion.

Well seen and executed, Donna! Congratulations on being one of four top PG 101 winners and this beautiful creation. #9899777

Dianne 1/4/2012 10:15:01 PM

Beautiful color and great sunset! Very nice capture. #9902771

Steve M. Harrington 1/6/2012 7:21:31 PM

Wonderful tones and mood, Donna!
Steve #9906444

Ken Smith 3/5/2012 6:04:29 PM

I think you have a winner here, least you should!! :-) #10023771

Susan M. Campbell 3/7/2012 7:17:38 AM

Fabulous image Donna!! #10027019

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 7/23/2012 6:36:02 PM

Thank you for all of your kind and inspirational comments!!!



Renee Doyle 7/30/2013 4:48:27 AM

Stunning!!!! Congratulations Donna! #10786455

Dianne 7/30/2013 7:57:21 AM

Beautiful image, Donna. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round! #10787087

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 7/30/2013 8:27:51 AM

Thank you Renee and Dianne!!! #10787183

Julianne Bradford 7/30/2013 9:00:25 AM

So gorgeous..congrats! #10787244

Emile Abbott 7/30/2013 1:50:57 PM

Congratulations on another magnificent finalist, Donna. #10788056

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/30/2013 3:14:43 PM

Stunning finalist, Donna!

Debby #10788293

Linda L. Ruiz 7/30/2013 3:29:41 PM

This will be gold for sure. Totally love it. #10788317

Tammy Espino 7/30/2013 4:12:56 PM

Congrats on your outstanding finalist!:) #10788429

Ken Smith 7/30/2013 5:54:03 PM

Very eye-catching, Donna...and very well deserved! #10788717

Martha R. Mazon 7/30/2013 8:50:17 PM

So very beautiful, Donna! I love those rich tones and undulating lines. Congratulations! #10788996

Carol Quina 7/30/2013 8:54:23 PM

Congrats on the Finalist for this BEAUTIFUL shot. Good luck in the next round! #10789008

Eivor Kuchta 7/31/2013 4:37:41 PM

Love this! Wonderful composition and gorgeous colors. I like how you added your son's silhouette in the picture. Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #10790145

Tammy Espino 7/31/2013 8:16:04 PM

Congratulations on your win! #10790448

Sharon Sawyer 7/31/2013 9:30:11 PM

Donna, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and most deserving Second Place Winner! A breathtaking moment in time!!! #10790686

Jill Odice 7/31/2013 9:44:49 PM

Yes! This is beautiful and deserves that gold medal :-) Congrats Chicky! #10790710

Robert K. Bemus 7/31/2013 10:12:12 PM

Beautiful. Congratulations! #10790740

William C. Raco 8/1/2013 4:01:53 AM

Wonderful photo, Donna
Love that your son is part of it
Congratulations #10791090

Renee Doyle 8/1/2013 4:17:03 AM

Congratulations Donna on this very beautiful winner! #10791149

Leslie McLain 8/1/2013 4:21:03 AM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Donna. No one does the ocean as well as you. #10791164

Anita Hogue 8/1/2013 5:21:46 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Donna! #10791329

Nancy Marie Ricketts 8/1/2013 5:40:32 AM

Congratulations, Donna, on your wonderful GOLD winner! #10791375

Emile Abbott 8/1/2013 8:03:12 AM

Congratulations on you awesome gold winner, Donna. #10791760

Bojan Bencic 8/1/2013 8:15:12 AM

Fantastic photo, Donna. Congratulations on your win! #10791786

David Phalen 8/1/2013 8:22:16 AM

BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!! #10791805

Mitch Spence 8/1/2013 9:11:28 AM

Extraordinary beauty, Donna. Congratulations to you on the gold winner. #10791913

Julianne Bradford 8/1/2013 10:01:15 AM

Yay! Congrats on your Gold Donna! #10792019

Martha R. Mazon 8/1/2013 10:20:14 AM

Congratulations on your gold winner, Donna! #10792058

Erica Murphy 8/1/2013 4:43:45 PM

A big congratulations to you Donna on this very special winner! Lovely image.

Carol Eade 8/1/2013 6:04:17 PM

Gorgeous image, Donna. Congratulations! #10792673

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/1/2013 6:40:09 PM

Congrats, Donna, on your stunning winner!

Debby #10792767

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/1/2013 6:44:20 PM

Congrats, Donna, on your stunning winner!

Debby #10792780

Katarina Mansson 8/2/2013 12:28:39 AM

Spectacular scene, comp, colors and light. Congratulations on your beautiful winner Donna! #10793008

Ken Smith 8/2/2013 6:25:24 AM

No surprise here, Donna. Congrats on the gold! #10793310

Linda S. Smith 8/2/2013 2:40:08 PM

Fabulous capture and huge congrats on a beautiful GOLD WINNER Donna! #10793748

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/2/2013 5:52:13 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic 2nd Place Winner Donna!

jo ann c. #10793956

Jill Odice 8/3/2013 9:38:28 AM

Good to see the gold under this gorgeous colorful image Donna!Missing you all! #10794655

Stephen Zacker 8/3/2013 6:16:00 PM

Stunning. Congratulations #10795099

Ann H. Belus 8/6/2013 10:22:31 AM

Awesome winner, Donna...CONGRATULATIONS! #10798257

Christopher Budny 8/16/2013 5:43:48 AM

What a knockout! Congratulations, Donna! #10809883

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My PG 101 Solitude Theme Entry

Another classic sunset, shared with my son. I was able to capture him, enjoying the view.

Del Mar, California
December 23, 2011

Tamron 18-270mm Di-II VC PZD Lens
RAW / Tripod / Aperture Priority / 23 mm
F 14 @ 1/200 ISO 200

Exif: F Number: 14, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, ISO: 200, FocalLength: 23.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi

Uploaded on 12/27/2011 6:55:29 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Staff Favorite Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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