Patricia Marroquin 8/13/2003 8:24:53 AM

Very neat natural effect, Debbie. I love the starkness of the black and white. :-) #52335

Murry Grigsby 8/13/2003 8:39:35 AM

Two thumbs UP, Debbie. Lovely B&W abstract! #164738

Debbie S. 8/13/2003 8:41:25 AM

Thanks so much Patricia...I've been on a quest to get an image like this for a long time...b/w, reeds with reflections where you can't really see where the reflection starts and the reeds begin...like you said, "stark" and linear and abstract...I'm so glad you like it! ;>) #164740

Debbie S. 8/13/2003 8:43:22 AM

Hey Murry! Thank you....I'm thrilled you like it!! (I worked hard on this one) ;>) #164745

Suzie Strasburg 8/13/2003 9:21:12 AM

Wonderful b/w Debbie...sharp,terrific lines...I'd love to have this on my wall! Very good!:~)) #164811

Serena Pierce 8/13/2003 9:50:30 AM

Nice image Debbie! The B/W is perfect! #164844

Paula Showen 8/13/2003 10:13:56 AM

Very simple and nice! Great B&W! Good job! #164871

Doug Benner 8/13/2003 10:26:53 AM

I love this. Beautiful job. #164886

Damian P. Gadal 8/13/2003 10:29:23 AM

WOW! #164890

Debbie S. 8/13/2003 11:38:22 AM

Suzie, that is the best compliment!! Thank you so much...

Thanks Serena...it's nice to get back to the simplicity of b/w...you're so nice to comment! ;>)

Paula, thank you for taking the time....I'm thrilled you like this!

WOW Damian!! Thanks so much! I so appreciate your constant encouragement....

You all have TOTALLY made my day and put a big, huge smile on my face! :))) #164919

Kathleen Clemons 8/13/2003 12:46:36 PM

I really like what you've done here, Debbie! #164946

Debbie S. 8/13/2003 12:52:25 PM

Doug, I'm so sorry I forgot to thank you for your nice comments! You are so kind to take the time...

Thanks Kathleen...I'm so flattered that you like this one! ;>) #164949

clifton Mair 8/13/2003 3:39:09 PM

That's a great photograph! Well done! #165022

Debbie S. 8/13/2003 4:02:47 PM

Thank you Clifton, it's so nice of you to comment! ;>) #165028

Evy Johansen 8/13/2003 9:01:35 PM

Wonderful image, Debbie! #165199

Gail Stelick 8/14/2003 5:16:18 AM

Absolutely terrific ... I love it :) #165378

Debbie S. 8/14/2003 6:51:33 AM

Thanks so much Evy and Gail...I'm so glad you like it! #165580

Susana Matos 8/14/2003 8:20:55 AM

Beautiful indeed !
cheers Su #165673

Debbie S. 8/14/2003 9:19:44 AM

Thanks Su! #165755

Gabriela Cunha 9/5/2003 5:56:37 PM

your photos are totally incredible! love your style!
:) gy #189083

Debbie S. 9/5/2003 5:59:20 PM

Thanks so much Gaby...I'm a big fan of yours...it means a lot coming from you! ;>) #189087

Bev Nelson 9/8/2003 12:00:30 PM

Which Province did you take this one in?

Prince Edward Island or Nova Scotia? #191523

Debbie S. 9/8/2003 12:15:34 PM

Hi Bev...it was Prince Edward Island. #191528

Kathleen Clemons 9/9/2003 3:57:35 AM

Congratulations to you, Debbie!! #192233

Gabriela Cunha 9/9/2003 4:32:22 AM

:) gy #192405

Evy Johansen 9/9/2003 4:39:20 AM

Congratulations! Well derserved! #192442

Debbie S. 9/9/2003 4:58:36 AM

Thanks so much Evy...aren't you sweat! #192507

Murry Grigsby 9/9/2003 8:28:09 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Debbie!! Good luck! #192990

Debbie S. 9/9/2003 9:00:07 AM

Thank you Murry, and congrats to you as well! ;>) #193096

Brian T. Martin 9/9/2003 12:53:37 PM

The simplicity is magical.
Congratulations. #193590

clifton Mair 9/9/2003 1:05:12 PM

Well deserved, great work, congrats. #193644

Serena Pierce 9/9/2003 1:37:59 PM

Congratulations!! Knew this was a winner from the start! #193744

Peggy Wolff 9/9/2003 1:53:43 PM

Congrats Debbie! I knew if I started looking thru the finalists I'd see your name. :o) #193759

Debbie S. 9/9/2003 5:43:59 PM

Brian, thank you so much...what a wonderful compliment!

Thanks Clifton, I'm so glad you like this!

Serena, you are SOOO nice...thanks so much...it's always nice to see a friendly face!

Peggy!!! It's so great to "hear" from you!! Wow! You are so awesome...you've made my day with your kind words...thank you tons!! Hope all is well! ;>) #193988

lyn winans 9/10/2003 5:27:55 PM

Hi Debbie,
Great to see this in the finals, it's a wonderful piece!
congrats #195265

Debbie S. 9/10/2003 6:12:34 PM

Hey Lyn! It's so great to hear from you...thanks you so much! ;>) #195310

Damian P. Gadal 9/10/2003 6:14:29 PM

This is wonderful - Congrats! #195311

Debbie S. 9/10/2003 6:32:22 PM

Thank you Damian! #195330

Patricia Marroquin 9/10/2003 8:34:53 PM

Congratulations on this awesome photo, Debbie! :-) #195473

Debbie S. 9/10/2003 8:37:19 PM

Thanks so much Patricia, it's always nice hearing from you! ;>) #195476

Guy D. Biechele 9/12/2003 10:26:54 AM

Very nice image, Debbie. The water movement makes it especially interesting. Congrats!!
+Guy #197456

Debbie S. 9/12/2003 11:37:48 AM

Thank you Guy, I appreciate your loovely comments... ;>) #197510

Larry Lawhead 9/12/2003 11:50:25 AM

WOW, nice shot Debbie! Sorry I missed the original post! Good luck in the finals! #197522

Debbie S. 9/12/2003 11:54:04 AM

Thanks so much Larry...I love your enthusiasm! ;>) #197527

Susana Matos 9/13/2003 3:15:07 AM

yes, this is very well done!!
Congrats! Su #198129

Suzie Strasburg 9/13/2003 11:15:38 AM

Best of Luck!:~)) #198712

Debbie S. 9/13/2003 12:29:35 PM

Thanks so much Su and Suzie! ;>) #198777

Wanda Judd 9/18/2003 12:08:53 PM

Congratulations Debbie, Great eye. #204958

Debbie S. 9/18/2003 12:47:14 PM

Thanks so much Wanda, I really appreciate it... ;>) #204976

Dan S. Coquia 9/23/2003 9:58:48 AM

Job well done. Congratulations, Debbie! #209580

Debbie S. 9/23/2003 11:43:45 AM

Thank you Dan! #209679

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Shot in Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, on one of the many overcast, dewy, hazy days. Cropped and converted to b/w in PS. 1/350 @ f5.6, ISO 100, 135mm lens.

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