Dawn, #1

Martha R. Mazon Student 1/2/2013 8:04:46 AM

Gorgeous, Nikki! I love the composition and the soft tones. #1506683

Mary L. Olson 1/2/2013 8:12:01 AM

Beautiful. Wonderful use of textures. #10495487

Colette M. Metcalf 1/2/2013 9:07:53 AM

Beautifully done!!!! #10495562

Robert Jensen 1/2/2013 9:15:13 AM

beautiful image - great use of textures #10495575

Carol L. Quina 1/2/2013 2:07:12 PM

Beautiful scene & wonderful added textures! #10496016

Carol L. Quina 1/2/2013 2:13:20 PM

Beautiful scene & wonderful added textures! #10496022

Jill Saurbaugh 1/2/2013 2:30:15 PM

Beautiful picture, love the pastel colors! #10496043

David Phalen 1/2/2013 6:20:26 PM

Beautiful!! Love the pastel colors!! #10496398

Thomas E. Hinds 1/3/2013 5:08:56 PM

I love the detail of the boat and the colors added in treatment! Terrific work, Nikki! #10497934

Bob Cournoyer 1/4/2013 9:36:09 AM

I really like the comp and your treatment... :-) #10499027

Errick L. Cameron 1/4/2013 12:41:21 PM

Nice DD work. #10499308

Nancy Marie Ricketts 1/5/2013 6:13:59 AM

Beautiful work, Nikki! #10500373

Mitch Spence 1/5/2013 10:36:59 AM

The perfect image for this gentle watercolor-like treatment, Nikki. Like it lots and lots. #10500762

Terry A. Stoa 1/5/2013 12:54:53 PM

Great work! The texture really worked well here, Nikki. #10500970

Mariann Kovats 1/6/2013 6:22:21 PM

Beautiful colors and the texture worked really well, Niki! #10502718

Susan M. Hembree 1/31/2013 11:35:27 PM

Beautiful, Nikki! #10548496

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/2/2013 10:59:02 PM

Artistic with great colors and textures. #10551268

Stefania Barbier 2/25/2013 1:58:35 AM

fantastic colors... congratulations!!! #10582705

Katarina Mansson 2/25/2013 6:16:04 AM

Beautiful tones, mood and processing. Congratulations on another beautiful finalist Nikki! #10583199

Irene Colling 2/25/2013 7:50:06 AM

A glorious creation, wonderful color and texture.

Congratulations on your fine Finalist Nikki. #10583447

Virginia Kickle 2/25/2013 8:15:44 AM

Just gorgeous! Congratulations on you finalist! #10583533

Pat Abbott 2/25/2013 8:37:02 AM

Gorgeous work! Congrats! #10583629

Martha R. Mazon 2/25/2013 9:05:38 AM

Congratulations on this and all your fabulous finalists, Nikki! #10583733

Julianne Bradford 2/25/2013 9:40:29 AM

Another congrats! Love the texture here! #10583892

Mitch Spence 2/25/2013 9:54:07 AM

You know it's my favorite, and you know how pleased I am to see it as a finalist, Nikki. #10583947

Christopher J. Budny 2/25/2013 10:22:36 AM

What a lovely result; great color choices! Congratulations again, Nikki! #10584044

Millie A. Talarico 2/25/2013 11:29:36 AM

Love this, congratulations, Nikki! #10584225

Nadia Paul 2/25/2013 4:31:54 PM

Beautiful work - congrats Nikki! #10584757

Nancy Marie Ricketts 2/25/2013 4:34:20 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Nikki! #10584766

Peggy J. Pfister 2/25/2013 6:46:39 PM

This is just lovely, Nikki! Congrats! #10585147

Lucille "Lucy" Abrao 2/25/2013 7:46:46 PM

Great composition and lovely colors with this finalist, Nikki.
Lucy #10585325

Deborah C. Lewinson 2/25/2013 8:20:54 PM

Looks like a painting, Nikki!

Congrats on all your excellent finalists!
Debby #10585402

Carol L. Quina 2/25/2013 9:51:32 PM

Beautiful! Congratulations on the finalist! #10585519

Leslie McLain 2/26/2013 4:23:00 AM

Congrats on a stunning finalist, Nikki. #10585870

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/26/2013 8:21:56 AM

Congratulations on this absolutely fabulous finalist Nikki!

jo ann c.

Marilyn K. Lincecum 2/26/2013 9:49:56 AM

Gorgeous in every way..Congratulations on a well deserved finalist. I hope we see this one again. #10586537

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/26/2013 11:17:08 PM

WTG Nikki, huge congrats! #10587583

Maria Coulson 2/27/2013 9:42:30 PM

This is lovely Nikki, congratulations. #10589087

Emile Abbott 2/28/2013 7:09:33 AM

Lovely finalist Nikki #10589637

Lindley Johnson 2/28/2013 7:36:17 AM

A lovely image, Nikki...the textures are the perfect enhancement. Congratulations on your wonderful finalist. #10589668

Terry A. Stoa 2/28/2013 12:05:59 PM

It's so nice to see this again. Congratulations on your Finalist selection. #10589976

Heather Loewenhardt 2/28/2013 7:34:17 PM

What a peaceful mood this image evokes. Congrats on yet another wonderful finalist award Nikki. #10590408

PATRICIA A. CASEY 3/1/2013 12:02:46 PM

Lovely, Nikki! Congratulations on the Finalist.... #10591987

Merna L. Nobile 3/22/2013 9:23:08 AM

What a great way to start a new year! Your award winning photographs go from Editorís Pick to Finalist and hopefully to Gold.
CONGRATULATIONS for the month of January, 2013!

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Photo taken at Port San Luis on the California coast. Texture by French Kiss
Category: Digital Darkroom

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 3125/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100,100, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A350

Uploaded on 1/2/2013 7:55:04 AM

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