Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 1/1/2006 9:42:38 AM

Outstanding image Milan! Terrific! Happy New Year! Jeff #367445

LISA L. HOWARD 1/1/2006 9:46:25 AM

Milan Good job well done Lisa #2241140

Dorann Weber 1/1/2006 9:52:27 AM

Beautiful!! Simply a wonderful capture Milan~! Happy New year... #2241169

Brinn MacDougall 1/1/2006 10:10:19 AM

Excellent capture, Milan..I really like how the wheel is spinning and the hand is in perfect focus!! #2241240

Linda L. Ruiz level-deluxe 1/1/2006 10:10:28 AM

This is crazy good. A+++++++ Perfect lighting. #2241241

Adrianna Province 1/1/2006 10:11:09 AM

Wow Milan! This is absolutely amazing!!! Excellent work!!! #2241244

Kerby Pfrangle level-deluxe 1/1/2006 10:36:15 AM


My new favorite of yours.

Very artist and creative.

Kerby #2241330

Milan Banik 1/1/2006 10:39:47 AM

LISA ,Dorann,Brinn , Linda ,Adrianna ,Kerby, Jeff THANKS FOR WONDERFUL SHARING,HAPPY NEW YEAR U TO ALL.... #2241340

Noel Baebler 1/1/2006 10:45:12 AM

Absolutely fabulous, Milan! #2241358

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 1/1/2006 10:51:16 AM

Fantastic capture Milan. #2241372

Cathy Barrows 1/1/2006 11:02:47 AM

excellent is nice to see an artist at work #2241395

Bill Morgenstern 1/1/2006 11:29:08 AM

SUPERB image Milan. I predict we will see this in the winners circle.

Cheers - Bill #2241496

Robert K. Bemus level-deluxe 1/1/2006 11:51:35 AM

Outstanding shot, Milan!!! #2241562

Kate Jackson level-deluxe 1/1/2006 12:21:19 PM

This is incredible Milan!! Fantastic capture of speed! I am so happy for him and for you!! #2241624

Sue L. Cullumber 1/1/2006 12:36:02 PM

Milan, Very nice composition! #2241648

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe 1/1/2006 12:54:24 PM

Excellent!!! I love this shot and how fitting for this month's theme! #2241673

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 1/1/2006 1:15:04 PM

Awesome image, Milan! Wonderful light, color and composition! Love it! #2241706

Karen Engelbreth 1/1/2006 2:00:44 PM

Wonderful image - great idea, Milan! #2241853

Michelle R. Kovach 1/1/2006 4:43:13 PM

This is fantastic Milan!
Very nicely done!

Nicole Kessel 1/1/2006 6:23:54 PM

WOW! Fantastic image!! #2242582

Orsi 1/1/2006 6:44:07 PM

Beautiful!!!Wonderful shot,Milan!!! #2242610

Goshka G. 1/1/2006 7:16:34 PM

This is gorgeous!! Happy 2006, Milan! #2242640

Sharon Day level-deluxe 1/1/2006 8:16:28 PM

Awesome image, Milan!!! This is the first thing I thought of when I saw what the theme would be for January! Well done! #2242761

David A. Dawson 1/1/2006 8:21:26 PM

Great shot Milan! Very appropriate for this month's theme. Thanks for sharing it with us. #2242778

Corinne M. Thompson 1/1/2006 11:40:38 PM

Absolutely stunning capture Milan! #2243082

Milan Banik 1/2/2006 5:34:20 AM

Noel , Kay,Cathy,Bill,Robert,Kate ,Sue,Mary,Terry ,Karen ,Michelle,Nicole ,Orsi ,Goshka,Sharon ,David ,Corinne happy to know my joyous moment touched u all.Thanks................. #2243615

Donna W. Neal 1/2/2006 6:24:13 AM

This is wonderful Milan! Really highlights the craft and the crafters hand. Excellent! #2243881

Anita Ott 1/2/2006 7:28:40 AM

Wow... this is fantastic work. The colors, composition, detail, well the whole picture is just GREAT! #2244155

Graeme yew Chow 1/2/2006 7:52:24 AM

Outstanding Milan. I love the motion and the composure. #2244255

Kara L. Hendricks 1/2/2006 8:07:51 AM

WOW!! This is tunning.. A Monthly theme winner I bet!! #2244303

Barbara Helgason 1/2/2006 9:15:28 AM

Simply stunning, WOW!!!!!! A winner in my eyes. #2244529

Kasey M. Russell 1/2/2006 9:56:43 AM

I agree with everyone! WOW! WOW!! WOW!!! I'm looking at a winner. #2244660

Daniel Diaz 1/2/2006 11:34:46 AM

WINNER indeed!!!!!!!!!!! #2245029

Darryl Wilkinson 1/2/2006 1:31:06 PM

Love this image, Milan! Terrific capture and freezing of motion! Happy 2006!!! #2245435

Robert M. Nicholson 1/2/2006 2:28:49 PM

Yeah this is great...this is my favorite in your gallery now!

We should see this again! #2245630

Linda Boehme level-deluxe 1/2/2006 3:13:50 PM

Terrific shot, Milan! Great work! #2245771

Milan Banik 1/3/2006 6:50:22 AM

Linda ,Rob ,Darryl,Daniel ,Kasey,Barbara ,Kara ,GRAEME ,Donna thank u al for great comments.happy to c u al enjoing with him. #2247742

Ann Bruynseels 1/3/2006 7:14:18 AM

Great compostion ! #2247818

Milan Banik 1/3/2006 10:15:39 AM

Ann thanks #2248328

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-deluxe 1/3/2006 5:32:56 PM

Absolutely stunning, Milan !! So appropriate for this month's theme. #2249423

Trisha Moe 1/3/2006 5:44:28 PM

AMAZING.... This is incredible... My uncle does pottery for a living... #2249448

Karen Bacon 1/4/2006 4:30:04 AM

outstanding image Milan!I love this! #2250641

Alison Greenwood level-deluxe 1/4/2006 4:30:42 AM

Fantastic capture Milan! :o) #2250645

Mary L. Graham 1/4/2006 4:30:51 AM

Just Beautiful Milan!! love the composition!! =) #2250646

Gail Vitikacs level-deluxe 1/4/2006 5:25:53 AM

Amazing capture....just beautiful! #2250892

Milan Banik 1/4/2006 5:28:43 AM

Gail ,Mary ,Alison ,Karen ,Trisha ,Marilyn thanks for all bright comments.Trisha give my respect to ur uncle. #2250901

Katherine Kuhn level-deluxe 1/4/2006 6:24:59 AM

Being a potter (albeit in more recent years more of a handbuilder), I have to say you have captured this act of throwing with wonderful artistry. The positioning of the fingers -- the lighting -- the clay on the hands -- spinning of the wheel -- luscious! #2251080

Rudra Mandal 1/4/2006 6:26:53 AM

Really stunning !! Great use of light Milan ! Definite Winner of December.
Best of luck my friend :o) #2251090

Susie Peek-Swint 1/4/2006 3:29:30 PM

This is stunning Milan ~ I love everything about this ~ the composition, light, detail ~ all spot on... a definite winner!!
susie #2252669

Nadia Paul 1/4/2006 6:37:15 PM

This is just fantastic Milan... great subject and wonderful lighting... well done! #2253297

Mary N C. Taitt 1/6/2006 5:41:26 AM

VERY COOL SHOT! Wonderful colors and clarity. Looks like a winner to me! Mary :-) #2258096

Sherri Conley 1/6/2006 6:12:21 AM

Yes! I agree with everyone else ~ we WILL be seeing this in the upcoming winner's circle! Excellent capture, Milan! #2258219

Milan Banik 1/6/2006 9:30:56 AM

Sherri ,Mary ,Nadia ,Susie ,Rudra ,Kathy ur word are great gift to me. #2258966

Jill Odice level-deluxe 1/6/2006 5:48:29 PM

What a wonderful shot! I really like this one alot! #2260358

Milan Banik 1/7/2006 8:52:59 AM

Jill thank u a lot. #2262028

Rebecca A. Steed 1/7/2006 12:44:53 PM

This is an incredible composition, and I really hope it wins. You couldn't have done it better. Absolutly breathtaking. #2262592

Bea. Anderson 1/8/2006 12:56:33 PM

The hands with the delicate touch. Love the colour and the texture in this photo. Brilliant work Milan. #2265673

Milan Banik 1/10/2006 7:21:41 AM

thanks BEA,BECKY #2272178

Amy N. Cappelli 1/10/2006 5:12:06 PM

Wow, this is a beautiful tribute to the work of potters! An amazing image! #2274428

Milan Banik 1/11/2006 9:04:28 AM

thanks Amy ! #2276643

Pat Gamwell 1/14/2006 2:46:36 AM

My favorite! This is very powerful & filled with emotion, Milan! EXCELLENT! #2286792

Lorri Shank 1/14/2006 9:23:11 AM

Very nice!! The poem is very nice, too, and sets up the emotion here. CREATION! #2287917

Shane Nestle 1/14/2006 10:04:27 AM

One of the few shots for this month's theme that truly stands without the need for an explanation. Very nice image. #2288087

Milan Banik 1/16/2006 4:43:47 AM

Pat ,Lorri ,Shane really fill great ,sharing happyness with u all. #2293687

Daniel G. Flocke 1/17/2006 10:29:24 AM

Milan - You have a very good eye for detail and composition, keep up the good work.

Daniel #2298680

Milan Banik 1/18/2006 7:46:40 AM

Daniel thank u for wonderful sharing! #2302070

Terrill Province 1/24/2006 10:44:40 AM

SUPER IMAGE!!! #2331762

Richard Lynch 1/25/2006 7:01:03 AM

Not much I can add to all those comments...very nice! #2336258

Milan Banik 1/25/2006 11:23:03 AM

Terrill ,Richard thanks u both! #2337244

Daniel M. Bendjy 1/30/2006 3:54:17 AM

Simply Outstanding! An Ultimate Image. So Rich... #2354748

Milan Banik 1/30/2006 7:59:50 AM

Daniel thank you for encouraging words! #2355893

Sandra Freyler 2/2/2006 2:34:45 PM

This is really neat! Awesome motion image! Great capture, MIlan! :) #2369715

Milan Banik 2/3/2006 9:41:29 AM

Sandra I appreciate your respnse! #2372825

Connie J. Turner 2/9/2006 10:18:27 AM

What a fantastic shot!!!!! Just love it! #2398795

The Judges at 2/9/2006 12:24:57 PM

I can feel the wheel spinning and the clay changing as if it were my hand in the photo. Very nice. #2399177

jennifer B. short level-deluxe 2/9/2006 1:48:27 PM

This is excellent. A big WINNER in my eyes. #2399373

Donna L. Palmlund 2/9/2006 2:23:13 PM

I really like this one! #2399482

Robyn Gwilt 2/10/2006 4:32:14 AM

This is wonderful - great colour and texture. Lovely capture! #2401617

Milan Banik 2/11/2006 1:42:04 AM

Connie ,The Judges a,Jennifer ,Donna ,Robyn thank you for wonderful comments ,I respect all your sharing! #2405506

Federico Collazuol 2/19/2006 8:37:43 AM

Very nice, Milan #2437195

Milan Banik 2/20/2006 11:52:53 PM

Federico thanks for sharing ! #2443680

Darryl Wilkinson 2/21/2006 2:29:06 AM

Way to go, Milan! Congratulations on this wonderful image making finalist! BRAVO!!! #2444057

Robyn Gwilt 2/21/2006 2:33:40 AM

Well done on this Milan :) #2444066

Ann Bruynseels 2/21/2006 3:55:50 AM

Congratulations #2444241

Graeme yew Chow 2/21/2006 4:36:17 AM

Congratulations for this well done works, Milan. #2444481

Ray Clarke 2/21/2006 4:39:38 AM

Congratulations Milan #2444514

Donna W. Neal 2/21/2006 6:03:42 AM

I loved this Milan, so glad to see it in the finalist ~ Congratulations #2445251

Rudra Mandal 2/21/2006 6:18:48 AM

Big Congratulation on your deserved Finalist Milan(dada?)!!
Best of luck for the next round! #2445415

Kate Jackson level-deluxe 2/21/2006 7:25:41 AM

Way to go Milan! #2445988

Karen Bacon 2/21/2006 7:26:29 AM

A big congratulations Milan on this wonderful image! #2445993

SANJOY PRAMANIK 2/21/2006 7:45:02 AM

Congratulations Milan for being finalist, hopefully it should be a winer, best of luck. #2446126

Bill Morgenstern 2/21/2006 8:33:47 AM

Congratulations Milan. Predictions do come true. We will see this one later on as well. #2446317

Deborah Sandidge 2/21/2006 9:02:27 AM

Exceptional image, Milan - congratulations to you!! #2446554

Steven Gunnerson 2/21/2006 9:16:28 AM

Congratulations Milan!!! #2446700

Milan Banik 2/21/2006 9:35:26 AM

Thank you all for great support ,you all make me the finalist.Rudra ami didi - dada noi. #2446807

Rakesh Syal level-deluxe 2/21/2006 9:46:09 AM

Big congrats, sure a winning image, Milan!!! #2446892

Robyn Mackenzie 2/21/2006 3:50:17 PM

Fantastic, Milan!!! Huge congratulations, and best wishes for the next round! :o) Robyn #2448801

Corinne M. Thompson 2/21/2006 6:44:48 PM

I was so dissapointed this didn't make it last month, Congrats on your Finalist and best wishes for the next round :) #2449971

Life Expressions 2/21/2006 7:00:37 PM

Congrats on you wonderful finalist! #2450077

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe 2/21/2006 7:16:55 PM

Congradulations Milan! I knew I'd be seeing this one in the wishes in the next round. #2450200

Robert K. Bemus level-deluxe 2/21/2006 8:09:21 PM

Congratulations, Milan!! #2450494

Susan T. Evans 2/21/2006 9:27:06 PM

Fantatic Milan, well deserved. #2450895

Su Sana E. P level-deluxe 2/21/2006 11:03:29 PM

Congratulations on this WINNER, Milan!! I've no doubt about that. #2451191

The Judges at 2/22/2006 3:43:48 AM

Nicely fluid and tactile. #2451765

Chris Macer 2/22/2006 6:19:42 AM

Congrats on your finalist, Milan! :) #2452465

Milan Banik 2/22/2006 10:14:06 AM

Rakesh ,Robyn ,Corinne ,Mary ,Robert ,Susan ,Susan P.The Judges a.

,Chris thank you for grand comments . #2453446

Vicki Hunt 2/22/2006 10:14:57 AM

Love this! Congrats! #2453447

Milan Banik 2/22/2006 11:39:03 AM

Vicki thank you! #2453745

Laurence Saliba level-deluxe 2/22/2006 12:07:10 PM

A wonderful finalist Milan!!! Congrats!!! #2453828

Daniel Diaz 2/22/2006 4:11:12 PM

Big Congrats on this stunner Milan!!! #2454608

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-deluxe 2/22/2006 11:08:36 PM

Congratulations Milan on an outstanding image and your finalist position. Good luck in the next round !!! #2455606

Milan Banik 2/23/2006 1:43:35 AM

Laurence ,Daniel ,Douglas ,Marilyn thank you all for beautiful appriciation. #2455945

Linda Proctor 2/23/2006 6:43:07 AM

Congratulations Milan!! This is excellent ! #2456913

Nadia Paul 2/24/2006 3:28:29 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Milan... good luck in the next round! #2463103

VISHVAJIT JUIKAR level-deluxe 2/25/2006 4:33:54 AM

Hi Milan
This is also a great shot.. and u r creator of this

Vishvajit #2464658

Goshka G. level-deluxe 2/25/2006 10:05:16 AM

Big congrats on this wonderful finalist, Milan! #2465834

Milan Banik 2/25/2006 10:25:17 AM

Linda ,Nadia ,VISHVAJIT ,Goshka all of your words touched me , I am honnered,thank you all friends! #2465902

Kerby Pfrangle level-deluxe 2/25/2006 12:39:15 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize. Job so well and this is so beautiful.

Kerby #2466374

Robert K. Bemus level-deluxe 2/25/2006 12:40:01 PM

I knew it the minute I saw it...Huge congrats, Milan, on you Grand Prize!!! #2466382

Goshka G. 2/25/2006 12:41:29 PM

BIG congrats on this grand prize win, Milan!!! #2466393

Alison Greenwood level-deluxe 2/25/2006 12:43:44 PM

Congratulations Milan! You must be very proud!!! Fantastic work! #2466413

Donald K. Cherry level-deluxe 2/25/2006 12:44:41 PM

congrats on your grand prize winner, Milan! Great work! #2466421

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 2/25/2006 12:48:30 PM

Congrats Milan and your excellent Grand Prize winning image! Jeff #2466459

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 2/25/2006 12:51:59 PM

Congratulations Milan on this wonderful Grand Prize winning image!!!!!

Wende Trew 2/25/2006 12:52:18 PM

Congrats Milan on this grand prize winner!!! EXCELLENT!!! #2466490

Barbara Helgason 2/25/2006 1:00:31 PM

Congratulations on this AMAZING GRAND PRIZE WINNER Milan!!! #2466560

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe 2/25/2006 1:00:51 PM

Congratulations on your GRAND PRIZE win Milan! Awesome!! #2466564

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe 2/25/2006 1:02:48 PM

Congrats!!!! Good job!!! #2466578

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-deluxe 2/25/2006 1:05:57 PM


Deborah Sandidge 2/25/2006 1:13:57 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize winning image, Milan, what a wonderful honor!! #2466682

Jill Flynn level-deluxe 2/25/2006 1:15:47 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize win Milan! #2466702

Ronald F. Fischer 2/25/2006 1:16:52 PM

A huge congratulations to this awesome grand prize winner!!!! #2466713

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 2/25/2006 1:20:08 PM

Congratulations Milan. Fantastic winner. Good for you. #2466755

Mary K. Robison 2/25/2006 1:25:14 PM

Milan ~ CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful image being the Grand Prize Winner!!! #2466802

RC Fritz 2/25/2006 1:27:20 PM

Very criative. #2466818

Donna J. Eaton 2/25/2006 1:35:48 PM

Congratulations Milan on your Grand Prize Win! A fantastic image! #2466896

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 2/25/2006 1:36:05 PM

Woo Hoo Milan!!!!!!!!! Way to go!! BIG CONGRAUTLATIONS on your GRAND PRIZE WINNER!!!!! #2466898

Robyn Mackenzie 2/25/2006 1:39:49 PM

Awesome, Milan!!!!!!!! Fantastic winning image. CONGRATULATIONS!!! :o) Robyn #2466938

Dorann Weber 2/25/2006 1:41:04 PM

Wow Milan~! Congratulations on your Grand Prize win.. It is very much deserved!! Awesome photo... #2466948

Mick Burkey level-deluxe 2/25/2006 1:41:12 PM

Wonder image! Love the tones. Congrats on the big win, Milan! #2466952

Stan Kwasniowski 2/25/2006 1:42:31 PM

Milan, a BIG "Congratulations" champ #2466960

Sylvia Rossler 2/25/2006 1:45:19 PM

Big congratulations on this beautiful and awsome GP Winner Milan !!! #2466978

Robert M. Nicholson 2/25/2006 1:46:17 PM

Quote myself:
We should see this again!

Congrats!!!!! Very happy for you!!!!!
You thinking of names for your new website yet???

Isabel L 2/25/2006 1:50:46 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful photograph!! #2467008

Robyn Gwilt 2/25/2006 1:51:58 PM

Excellent and deserving Grand Prize Win Milan - Congratulations :) You must be very happy !! #2467014

Mary Clarke 2/25/2006 1:52:14 PM

Many, many congratulations on this Grand Prize winner Milan. Fantastic image. #2467016

Karen Bacon 2/25/2006 1:56:45 PM

A big congratulations Milan!This is an extriodinary image that deserves to be a grand prize winner!I am very happy for you! #2467043

Terry L. Ellis level-deluxe 2/25/2006 1:56:57 PM

I thought this was spectacular when I first saw it, Milan! Congratulations on your Grand Prize win!!!! #2467045

Susana Ms Heide 2/25/2006 2:03:36 PM

What an accomplishment for you!! Very well earned with this fascinating image! Many congratulations! #2467082

Susan T. Evans 2/25/2006 2:10:58 PM

Congrats Milan on this fantastic Grand Prize winner. #2467112

Cathy Barrows 2/25/2006 2:14:29 PM

Congrats on your win #2467128

Olivia Navarro 2/25/2006 2:30:44 PM

Huge congrats on this amazing image, Milan!!!! #2467198

Jessica Jenney 2/25/2006 2:31:09 PM

Congratsulations for your winning shot!!! #2467201

Stan Lubach 2/25/2006 2:53:31 PM

Congratulations on the Grand Prize win, Milan! Exceptional work. #2467310

Lorri Shank 2/25/2006 2:59:31 PM

Milan---CONGRATULATIONS! my friend! I am so happy for you, Milan. You deserve this. Lorri in Colorado #2467336

Kate Jackson level-deluxe 2/25/2006 3:04:59 PM

I am so happy that this very special image has a grand prize! WOWEEEEE Milan!!!! #2467356

Digvijay P 2/25/2006 3:18:42 PM

Congrats on your grand prize Milan !!

..Jay #2467402

Bea. Anderson 2/25/2006 3:26:58 PM

Hearty congratulations Milan. Well deserved indeed. #2467446

Vicki Hunt 2/25/2006 3:32:57 PM

I am so HAPPY for you! You must be so excited! CONGRATULATIONS! This is awesome! #2467472

Steve Mescha 2/25/2006 3:49:20 PM

Congradulations on this well deserved winner, Milan!!! #2467518

Jenny Bosmans 2/25/2006 4:01:00 PM

Big Congratulations on this fantastic Winner, Milan!! :) #2467567

Noel Baebler 2/25/2006 4:03:03 PM

Congratulations, Milan! #2467572

Anna Diederich 2/25/2006 4:05:49 PM

Fabulous capture Milan!! Congratulations on this fantastic winner!!

Anna #2467582

Piotr M. Organa 2/25/2006 4:10:44 PM

Congrats!!! #2467604

Steven Gunnerson 2/25/2006 4:29:52 PM

Congratulations Milan!!! #2467681

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe 2/25/2006 4:31:35 PM

Congratulations, Milan, on this wonderful Grand Prize!! #2467691

Katherine Kuhn level-deluxe 2/25/2006 4:37:57 PM

Congratulations on the winning the Grand Prize! Wonderful shot! #2467733

Katherine Kuhn level-deluxe 2/25/2006 4:38:09 PM

Congratulations on the winning the Grand Prize! Wonderful shot! #2467734

Jamil Saliba 2/25/2006 5:00:24 PM

Congratulations on your Grand Winning Milan #2467859

Su Sana E. P level-deluxe 2/25/2006 5:03:21 PM

Wow!! Big Congratulations on this Well deserving Grand Prize Winner, Milan!! WTG!! #2467874

Darryl Wilkinson 2/25/2006 5:04:32 PM

Way to go, Milan! CONGRATULATIONS on your GRAND PRIZE WINNER! BRAVO!!!!! #2467880

Jill Odice level-deluxe 2/25/2006 5:24:32 PM

Wow Milan! A great big Bravo and congrats on your WINNER!!!! #2467959

Pat Gamwell 2/25/2006 6:09:17 PM

This doesn't come as any surprise, Milan! CONGRATS on a well deserved image! #2468091

Paul Michko 2/25/2006 6:18:08 PM

A very big congratulations, Milan. This is a fantastic Grand prize winning image. #2468116

Graeme yew Chow 2/25/2006 6:30:06 PM

Wow! fantastic Grand winner, Milan. Big congrats for your hard work. #2468164

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 2/25/2006 6:42:17 PM

Outstanding, grand prize, winning image, congratulations!!! #2468230

Chris Macer level-deluxe 2/25/2006 7:09:20 PM

Huge congrats on your GRAND PRIZE, Milan!!! WTG! :) #2468347

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe 2/25/2006 7:11:59 PM

Congratulations on your Masterpiece, Milan! #2468363

Evy Johansen level-deluxe 2/25/2006 7:45:36 PM

Awesome shot, Milan!! Big congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner!! So well deserved!! #2468499

Rudra Mandal 2/25/2006 8:19:31 PM

Hip hip hooray India !!
What an achievement !! Biggg…. Congratulations on your biggest award !!!
Now you are a big ***** Superstar***** but please don't forget us ;O)
Thank you for making us proud.
Regards. #2468651

Kelly Munce 2/25/2006 8:42:15 PM

CONGRATS on your wonderful grand prize win.. fantastic shot...:)) #2468769

Corinne M. Thompson 2/25/2006 8:50:10 PM

Milan, this image is so deserving of the Grand Prize! I am very happy for you....CONGRATS!!! :) #2468800

Kara L. Hendricks 2/25/2006 9:06:04 PM

And to quote myself... "A montly theme winner I bet"!!!... And here it is.. Not just a win.. But #1 out of like 25,000 images.. you must feel like you are flying!!... Congratulations dear friend on this most deserving of wins.... #2468838

Judyann Plante 2/25/2006 9:23:25 PM

Congratulations, Milan, on this outstanding achievement! Fantastic photo, Much deserved win. #2468875

AJ Schroetlin 2/25/2006 10:58:28 PM

Wonderful job Milan. Good for you!
A great shot of transformation

Congratulations #2469028

Laurence Saliba level-deluxe 2/25/2006 11:06:24 PM

A Very BIG Congratulations Milan!!!! #2469033

Rebecca A. Steed 2/26/2006 1:18:04 AM

"This is an incredible composition, and I really hope it wins. You couldn't have done it better. Absolutly breathtaking." This is what I said when I first saw this piece, and YIPPEE, it went all the way!!! I am sooo happy for you Milan! congrats


Karen Engelbreth 2/26/2006 3:12:15 AM

Big congrats on your win, Milan :0) #2469392

Milan Banik 2/26/2006 3:45:15 AM

It,s you all my friends who win with this 'creator'.I am sharing my happyness with you all,be with me please like you are all the time.each photograph is a learning lesson to me and learning from each one of you .....THANK TO JIM MIOTKE with you all.Jim thank you for giving me wonderful place.I am on creators mood again. #2469449

Linda Boehme level-deluxe 2/26/2006 4:55:53 AM

Milan, congratulations on your Grand Prize for this Superb photo. What an achievement! I'm so happy for you! #2469578

Donna W. Neal 2/26/2006 4:59:34 AM


Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe 2/26/2006 6:13:12 AM

CONGRADULATIONS Milan!!!!!!!! #2470000

Susie Peek-Swint level-deluxe 2/26/2006 6:20:01 AM

Many congrats Milan ~ a fantastic and well-deserved win ~ well done!! #2470026

Kristian L. Stricklin level-deluxe 2/26/2006 6:48:56 AM

Way to go on this EXCELLENT grand prize winner!! Well deserved! #2470189

S P Mukherji 2/26/2006 7:05:52 AM

Oh Milan!! You have done it!! A great achievement indeed and I am proud of being an Kolkatan! Many congrats to you! Now enjoy your deluxe web site and share a lot more grand pictures with us!! Jai Bharat, Jai bangali!! #2470310

SANJOY PRAMANIK 2/26/2006 7:11:48 AM

Milan, you have got the ultimate, congratulation. I feel very proud of you, being an INDIAN. Bangalir Joy hok. #2470359

Chris Welch 2/26/2006 8:28:57 AM

Great shot, congratulations. #2470566

Leanne M.E. Boyd 2/26/2006 8:38:29 AM

I can feel the cool oozy feel of the clay. Excellent shot Milan, and Congratulations on your win! #2470596

Milan Banik 2/26/2006 10:13:39 AM

Linda ,Donna ,Mary ,Mary ,Susie ,Kristian ,S P ,SANJOY ,Chris ,Leanne thank you all ,it's so wonderful having such great team here ,thank you friends. #2470923

Stefan G 2/26/2006 10:32:51 AM

Congratulations, Milan! Great interpretation of the monthly theme! #2470992

Wendy Stevenson 2/26/2006 1:10:32 PM

Huge Congratulations Milan on this wonderful Grand Prize Winner!!! Very well shot, beautiful exposure and even more beautiful sentiment! #2471399

Judy Goldston 2/26/2006 1:38:46 PM

So beautiful, Milan. Congratulations! #2471459

Erica Murphy level-deluxe 2/26/2006 2:28:09 PM

Congratulations Milan!! This is such a gorgeous and stunning photo!

Erica #2471566

Carla Metzler level-deluxe 2/26/2006 4:13:53 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Milan!! Excellent image!! #2471768

Adian Marafi level-deluxe 2/26/2006 9:34:01 PM

Congratulations Milan!! Great shot #2472491

Monika Sapek level-deluxe 2/26/2006 9:45:24 PM

Many congratulations on your Grand Prize Winner, Milan!

Allan L. Whitehead 2/27/2006 3:46:08 AM

MilanRob, congratulations on this magnificent win in last month's contest as the 'GRAND PEIZE WINNER' category. It is truly, richly deserved, my very dear friend. Enjoy your new web-site - your good friend, Allan #2473338

Elias A. Tyligadas level-deluxe 2/27/2006 7:39:34 AM

Congratulations Milan! It's a great and instructive photo. Best wishes from Elias.

Marvin H. Gohlke Jr. 2/27/2006 9:26:31 AM

Congratulations, Milan, on your big win. Wonderful shot, keep up the good work!!! #2474917

Milan Banik 2/27/2006 9:37:52 AM

Stefan ,Wendy ,Marvin ,Elias ,Kevin ,Allan ,Monika ,Adian ,Carla ,Erica ,Judy ,Wendy ,Stefan thank you all for sharing your comments ,respect all your free thought! #2474990

Emanuel R.L Marcos 2/27/2006 9:51:38 AM

Gr8 image.
wonderfull light and prespective.
Well done, good job, my sinceres congratulations Banik. #2475034

Milan Banik 2/28/2006 8:40:07 AM

Emanuel thank you for beautiful appriciation! #2479300

Wendy S. Mogul 2/28/2006 9:47:18 AM

Very cool shot! Very creative I love it! Congrats on your win! Fantastic work! #2479541

Alton I. Vance 2/28/2006 1:50:35 PM

Thanks for sharing this beautiful image. Congratulations on your Grand Prize win! Thanks for your comment on my photo. #2480273

Adrianna Province 2/28/2006 6:22:45 PM

Congratulations on your stunning win!!!! It's well deserved!!! #2481180

Allan L. Dy 2/28/2006 9:07:41 PM

Truly a winner Milan! Congratulations! #2481439

Richard D. Cox 3/1/2006 1:27:06 AM

Everything has already been said, but I will add my "congrats" to you and your well deserved win. #2481929

Milan Banik 3/1/2006 8:14:21 AM

Wendy ,Alton ,Adrianna ,Allan ,Richard thank you all for great support and nice words! #2483572

Anita Taylor 3/1/2006 5:14:59 PM

Congratulations on this excellent winning image, Milan! #2485476

Milan Banik 3/2/2006 8:20:13 AM

Anita thank you for comments on my creator! #2487913

Cathy M. Gromball 3/3/2006 10:20:45 AM

Congratulations on your Grand Prize win, Milan!

Cathy :) #2492026

Milan Banik 3/3/2006 11:13:05 AM

Cathy thank you for appriciation! #2492180

Rachel F. Oliver Mullen 3/4/2006 5:18:11 AM

Milan, This photo is breathtaking! No wonder it's a grandprize winner....congratulations! Well Deserved! #2494483

Milan Banik 3/4/2006 10:10:35 AM

Rachel I respect your appriciation.thank you Rachel !! #2495725

Pu Chen 3/8/2006 5:56:36 PM

Wonderful creation, Milan! Love everything about it as well as a great cation. Congratulations on a very well deserved grandprize! #2512256

Katy Maclean 3/9/2006 4:20:33 AM

this image is breath taking congrats on your win you deserve it #2513340

Jim Macino 3/10/2006 6:58:50 PM

Outstanding image, congratulations on the win. #2519690

Dave Sanders 3/11/2006 6:11:24 AM

Congratulation on this superb photo Milan ! A well deserved win with is one. #2520851

Milan Banik 3/11/2006 8:42:13 AM

Pu ,Katy ,Jim, Dave thank you friends for your great support and wonderful words! #2521190

Peter Mantione 3/13/2006 5:58:02 AM

Congratulations on a well deserved win.
Way to to go!!!!!! #2526911

Milan Banik 3/14/2006 10:54:09 AM

Peter thank you for appriciation! #2531355

Tiffani S. LaNeave 3/16/2006 7:06:53 PM

Gorgeous image and very well deserving of this awesome win! I very much love your sentiment behind this image as well. Very touching! Nice job Milan!!! #2540897

Milan Banik 3/22/2006 10:43:42 AM

Tiffani thank you for your warm comments! #2562247

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 4/16/2006 4:11:59 PM

Milan, I must apologize; I have NO idea how I missed this, when the results came out! A beautiful image; many belated congratulations on the big win! (Makes me happy to see that Sony H1 take you to the top of the charts! ;) #2650455

Milan Banik 4/17/2006 4:43:18 AM

Christopher thank you for be with me on this ,I really like your work.this win came with Jan'06 contest.yes I am proud of my sonyH1. #2652056

Patrick Campbell 7/22/2006 1:00:32 PM

I remember seeing this winner before, and I apologize for not congratulating you sooner, Milan. What an outstanding photo! #3063414

Milan Banik 7/23/2006 1:19:22 AM

Patrick I am honoured with this word from you! #3064718

Laurie Daily level-deluxe 8/7/2006 5:10:19 PM

Milan, this is an incredible shot. I stumbled upon your gallery this evening and so glad that I did! I realize I am a little late to congratulate you on this win, but congrats anyway! #3136281

Milan Banik 8/8/2006 7:01:15 AM

Laurie late .. but encouraging words are dear to me alawyas. #3138513

Acuione Sreeram 11/4/2006 11:14:13 PM

what a great creative capture,i kept few pics in my gallery taken with sony dsc h1 ,please let me know your comments #3546937

Vladan D. Djordjevic 12/14/2006 3:13:08 AM

Great image. Hand and clay like man and Earth. #3700738

Milan Banik 12/14/2006 10:24:49 AM

photos ,Vladan thank you for great words. #3702284

Susan M. Hembree level-deluxe 3/25/2007 8:31:55 PM

This is late, Milan, because I wasn't a member when this won. What a wonderful photograph! So detailed and real! A much belated congratulations to you on your grand prize winner! #4097042

Milan Banik 3/26/2007 4:05:57 AM

Susan thank you for your kind your work. #4097719

Hector Contreras 3/26/2007 10:05:26 PM

Wow... stunnig Congratulations on a well deserved winner.


Milan Banik 3/27/2007 1:54:16 AM

Hector thank you for your kind words #4101345

Pradeep Alengatt Subramanian 9/18/2007 5:02:20 AM

great work and congrats for this winning shot. #4806636

Milan Banik 9/19/2007 8:12:09 AM

Pradeep many thanks for words. #4811794

William Moore 10/11/2007 6:43:38 AM

Magnificant lighting details and angle congrats on this well deserved Grand Winner.... #4911652

Milan Banik 10/11/2007 8:09:55 AM

William many thanks for your nice words. #4911980

Barbara Waldoch level-deluxe 11/19/2007 4:06:01 PM

This is a fantastic shot, Milan! #5098114

Milan Banik 11/20/2007 9:03:52 AM

Barbara thanks #5102196

Kim Dietrich Elam 1/14/2009 1:36:54 PM

Milan - your gallery is outstanding. I really love this one - beautiful! And thank you so much for commenting on my work! #7030417

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