January Fun

Jill Odice level-classic 8/19/2013 11:57:42 PM

OK, my prediction is...Winner! :-) #1541116

Renee Doyle level-classic 8/20/2013 12:46:11 AM

I'm with Jill :)

Leslie McLain level-classic 8/20/2013 4:39:43 AM

I'm with Jill as well. Fantastic, Donna. #10814353

Joy Rector 8/20/2013 9:36:44 AM

love this shot #10814613

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/20/2013 1:40:57 PM

Thanks so much!

Donna #10814906

Ken Smith level-classic 8/20/2013 4:56:41 PM

If I could drive a few miles to views like this, I'd be jumping for joy too! :-) Beautiful view, Donna! #10815031

Karen Celella level-classic 8/20/2013 5:12:03 PM

Stunning, Donna! #10815064

Linda S. Smith level-classic 8/20/2013 6:52:11 PM

Great capture Donna! A stunning image in every way! #10815197

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/23/2013 4:27:01 AM

Thank you Ken, Karen and Linda!!! #10817659

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 8/23/2013 5:10:40 AM

Beautiful, Donna!

Christopher Budny level-classic 8/23/2013 9:23:25 AM

Wowza! #10817994

Carol Quina level-classic 8/23/2013 10:26:02 AM

Terrific SP! Great color, reflections, comp. Nice! #10818053

Sue L. Cullumber level-classic 8/25/2013 7:42:25 PM

Donna- fantastic! Amazing colors! #10820679

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic 8/31/2013 3:37:09 AM

Another GORGEOUS one, Donna!
Congratulations on achieving the POTD honor!! #10827146

Jeff Robinson level-classic 8/31/2013 3:54:44 AM

Congrats Donna on this Wonderful POTD! #10827153

Nikki McDonald level-classic 8/31/2013 4:00:44 AM

Stunning color and clarity as always, Donna, and lots of energy as well. Congratulations on the POTD. #10827156

Michelle Alton level-classic 8/31/2013 4:01:43 AM

A classic for you, Donna. Very uplifting and a wonderful selection for POTD! Congratulations! #10827160

Linda D. Lester level-classic 8/31/2013 4:12:55 AM

I love your pier shots! Congratulations on your POTD! #10827164

Joy Rector level-classic 8/31/2013 4:27:41 AM

congrats on the POTD #10827184

Stefania Barbier level-classic 8/31/2013 4:31:55 AM

superb Donna, huge congrats on your POTD!!! #10827188

Anita Hogue 8/31/2013 4:54:26 AM

WOW, very impressive! Congratulations on your POTD! #10827201

William C. Raco level-classic 8/31/2013 5:07:05 AM

Fantastic, Donna!
Congratulations on the POTD #10827222

Nancy Marie Ricketts 8/31/2013 5:09:23 AM

Congratulations, Donna, on your superb POTD! #10827225

Christopher Budny level-classic 8/31/2013 5:11:00 AM

Big congratulations on your POTD! #10827227

David Phalen level-classic 8/31/2013 5:18:27 AM

BIG Congrats on a beautiful POTD!! #10827232

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 8/31/2013 5:24:42 AM

You sure caught "fun" and "beauty" in one terrific POTD, Donna. #10827237

Barbara Socor level-classic 8/31/2013 5:26:52 AM

A fabulous image, Donna...Congrats on your excellent POTD! #10827240

Robert Jensen level-classic 8/31/2013 5:39:04 AM

Great image - congratulations

Wayne T. Fisk level-classic 8/31/2013 5:51:48 AM

I love your pier shots! Congratulations on your POTD!
Wayne #10827272

Dr Silly level-classic 8/31/2013 5:53:06 AM

Congratulations Donna on your wonderful POTD. :O) #10827273

Ken Smith level-classic 8/31/2013 6:28:32 AM

Way to go, Donna. Congrats on your POTD...that was a quick turn-around...from upload to POTD. Very well deserved! #10827297

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 8/31/2013 6:29:02 AM

Wowza Donna, congrats on this fantastic POTD! Hope we see this honored again for sure!

jo ann c. #10827298

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 8/31/2013 6:41:38 AM

WTG on this awesome POTD, Donna! :-) k #10827311

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic 8/31/2013 6:43:55 AM

on your very deserving POTD....

so where was this taken...
I wanna go see! 8o) #10827313

Erica Murphy level-classic 8/31/2013 6:54:44 AM

Big congrats on your wonderful POTD! #10827334

Richard M. Waas level-classic 8/31/2013 7:03:56 AM

Congrats on a well deserved POTD!! #10827355

Leslie McLain level-classic 8/31/2013 7:06:32 AM

Congrats on a stunning POTD, Donna. #10827360

Terry Cervi level-classic 8/31/2013 7:06:48 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Donna! #10827361

Stephanie Laird level-classic 8/31/2013 7:16:15 AM

Congrats Donna! Awesome pic!

Tiia Vissak 8/31/2013 7:33:25 AM

Congratulations! #10827385

Carol Flisak level-classic 8/31/2013 7:35:29 AM

Terrific image, Donna... love the light, colors and how the reflections lead me through the image! Congrats on your beautiful POTD! #10827390

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 8/31/2013 7:55:32 AM

Outstanding, Donna! Congratulations! #10827413

Sharon F. Morris level-classic 8/31/2013 7:57:42 AM

Congrats Donna on your beautiful POTD!! #10827417

Emile Abbott level-classic 8/31/2013 8:02:50 AM

WOW Donna you really nailed this one. Congrats on your gorgeous POTD #10827423

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/31/2013 8:03:11 AM

Wow, thanks so much!!! I'm touched and honored, so many well wishes and super comments.

With the new moon, we were experiencing extreme changes in the tides, back in January. It was also very cold, that's why I was wearing a scarf, jacket and beanie. This was captured on the beach, next to the Oceanside Pier, in Southern California.

Take care,

Donna #10827424

Maria Coulson 8/31/2013 8:31:46 AM

Love it Donna, congratulations! #10827455

Michele Peterson level-classic 8/31/2013 8:56:31 AM

YAY!! Big congratulations Donna, this is amazing!! #10827467

Katarina Mansson 8/31/2013 9:03:04 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful and inspiring POTD Donna! #10827473

Lisa B. North 8/31/2013 9:27:16 AM

Spectacular!! Love the rich colors and POV! 😎Congrats on your POTD!! #10827490

Mitch Spence level-classic 8/31/2013 9:55:48 AM

Fun and beauty combined in a beautiful image, Donna. Congratulations on the POTD. #10827522

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 8/31/2013 10:00:48 AM

Love the action and the great colors. Congratulations on your POTD! #10827540

Ellen Hodges level-classic 8/31/2013 10:12:01 AM

Extremely fabulous capture, Donna!! #10827556

Jill Odice level-classic 8/31/2013 10:41:03 AM

POTD today, Finalist later and then Winner...My Prediction :-) #10827605

Julianne Bradford level-classic 8/31/2013 12:07:26 PM

I agree with Jill! Congrats Donna! You are in my selective color SP entry today too!:-)
Hope your having fun at the Wave #10827734

Tammy Espino level-classic 8/31/2013 1:46:14 PM

beautiful, congratulations!!:) #10827936

Stephen Zacker level-classic 8/31/2013 4:23:06 PM

Stunning, Congratulations #10828065

Sylvia Rourke level-classic 8/31/2013 4:37:22 PM

Congrats on your POTD...one of my favs

Kathy Cline level-classic 8/31/2013 6:42:08 PM

So beautiful Donna! As always the BEACH QUEEN!
Have a blessed day.
CONGRATS #10828205

Stephanie Halstead level-classic 8/31/2013 8:32:32 PM

Fantastic photo of the day, Donna! #10828278

Rick Clark 8/31/2013 8:53:35 PM

Great colors! Congrats on POTD!!! #10828313

Kate Jackson level-classic 8/31/2013 11:37:22 PM

Stunning! And so joyful! Brilliant POTD Donna! #10828383

Richard D. Love 9/1/2013 10:23:39 AM

Congratulations, Donna...beautiful!!

Rick #10828848

Mary K. Robison 9/2/2013 12:02:08 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous scene being selected as a POTD, Donna!

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/2/2013 7:04:32 AM

Thanks again to each and every one of you!!!


Ann Lyssenko level-classic 9/2/2013 8:08:32 AM

Super action, color and POV Donna. Congratulations on this POTD. Ann #10830198

Andre Larose 9/2/2013 6:46:25 PM

Beautifully done Donna! Congratulations! #10830979

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 9/5/2013 9:53:04 PM

Donna-Just beautiful! Congrats on the POTD! #10834640

Karen Celella level-classic 9/9/2013 11:24:02 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous POTD, Donna! #10838425

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/20/2013 5:21:51 PM

Thanks again to each and every one of you!!! #10849806

Jill Odice level-classic 9/30/2013 12:21:58 AM

Congrats on your Staff Pick! Next the Finalist then the winner :-) #10855929

Julianne Bradford 9/30/2013 11:24:41 AM

I think Jill's right..Winner in my book! #10856434

Jill Odice level-classic 9/30/2013 12:01:42 PM

Congrats on your finalist :-) #10856515

Michele Peterson level-classic 9/30/2013 4:45:52 PM

A way fun image, makes me smile!! Congratulations yet again!! #10857278

Tammy Espino 9/30/2013 5:05:50 PM

Congrats!! :) #10857359

Ann H. Belus level-classic 9/30/2013 8:19:48 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Donna! #10857657

Julianne Bradford level-classic 9/30/2013 10:33:34 PM

Congrats on your gold Donna! #10857796

Laura E. Swan level-classic 9/30/2013 11:10:30 PM

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-Laura #10857839

Jill Odice level-classic 9/30/2013 11:33:26 PM

I knew it :-)I still think it should have been a grand prize winner ...:-) #10857865

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 9/30/2013 11:43:28 PM

Congratulations on your Gold Win!!! #10857880

Colette M. Metcalf 10/1/2013 3:24:34 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding Win!!!! #10858135

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 10/1/2013 3:35:02 AM

Fun indeed, and great job. Big Congrats Donna!! #10858178

Michelle Alton level-classic 10/1/2013 3:39:06 AM

Congratulations on your brilliant double-gold winner, Donna. What a fantastic display of exuberance on the shoreline! #10858196

Leslie McLain level-classic 10/1/2013 5:02:20 AM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Donna. #10858360

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 10/1/2013 6:37:19 AM

Congratulations on your lovely and exuberant winner, Donna! #10858470

Mitch Spence level-classic 10/1/2013 10:04:26 AM

Now that's the way to have fun. Congratulations on the gold, Donna. #10858745

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 10/1/2013 10:23:54 AM

Thank you everyone!!! How exciting!!!

Donna #10858790

Peggy Pfister level-classic 10/1/2013 10:46:51 AM

This does look like fun! Congrats on the gold! #10858813

Michelle L. Frick 10/1/2013 12:09:55 PM

Congratulations Donna!!! You're images are always winners in my book! #10858886

Emile Abbott level-classic 10/1/2013 12:26:52 PM

Congratulations on a well deserved gold winner. Not surprised. #10858905

Erica Murphy level-classic 10/1/2013 12:56:30 PM

Congratulations on your awesome winner Donna!

Tammy Espino level-classic 10/1/2013 4:39:27 PM

Congrats on your win :) #10859259

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 10/1/2013 5:39:51 PM

Congratulations Donna on your Gold Win!!! #10859360

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 10/1/2013 5:44:33 PM

Beautiful winner, Donna. Congrats!! #10859373

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 10/1/2013 5:48:31 PM

Congrats on your win, Donna, for this stunning and delightful image!

Debby #10859385

Phyllis H. Burchett level-classic 10/1/2013 7:44:09 PM

Awesome Donna, congrats! #10859515

Linda D. Lester level-classic 10/2/2013 4:45:32 AM

So much fun!!! Congratulations on your gold! #10859797

Angie M. Davis level-classic 10/2/2013 6:55:37 PM

Gorgeous!!! Just love it! Congratulations!!! #10860714

Lana Arcemont level-classic 10/2/2013 7:28:03 PM

Congratulations on your Gold!
Fabulous! #10860732

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 10/2/2013 7:29:38 PM

Thank you so very much, you are all a true inspiration!!!!

Donna #10860735

Rona L. Schwarz 10/2/2013 9:22:54 PM

Love this, Donna! Very stunning! Huge Congrats on this amazing win! #10860813

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 10/3/2013 2:18:14 PM

Gorgeous colors Donna. Congratulations on a fantastic finalist !! #10861467

JO ANN CLEVELAND 10/3/2013 6:42:16 PM

And we did see it again!! Super 2nd Place Gold Winner, Big Congratulations Donna!

jo ann c. #10861713

Anita Hogue 10/4/2013 11:43:06 AM

Congratulations on your glorious winner, Donna! #10862369

Renee Doyle level-classic 10/4/2013 12:53:30 PM

Big congrats Donna on this wonderful winner!!! #10862504

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 10/7/2013 3:56:37 AM

You never seize to amaze me with you sunset shots at the beach, Donna. BIG CONGRATZ!!!

UB. #10864509

Stephen Zacker level-classic 10/8/2013 11:52:58 AM

Awesome light and colors, Congratulations! #10865817

Carmody Baker 10/12/2013 12:43:32 PM

Excellent capture Donna. Congratulations! #10869793

Merna L. Nobile 10/19/2013 12:06:34 PM

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 #10876244

Leslie McLain level-classic 3/11/2016 5:37:25 PM

Congrats on your beautiful All Time award, Donna. #11445913

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