paradise pier

© Oksana Pashko

paradise pier

Donna Dunbar Student 8/31/2003 2:01:48 AM

Oksana, this is beautiful! #55980

Maxine Snyder 8/31/2003 2:58:26 AM

What a stunning composition! Oksana, if I were a judge this would surely be a winner--excellent! #183026

Carolyn M. Fletcher 8/31/2003 3:44:03 AM

I agree! Winner for sure!! #183035

June Marie Sobrito 8/31/2003 3:52:49 AM

I love it! Super work! #183039

Henny Grevelink 8/31/2003 4:06:34 AM

WoW, wonderful picture, Oksana! ;>) #183045

Joy Brown 8/31/2003 4:45:27 AM

Winner for sure - outstanding, Oksana! #183056

Roseann E. Dreasher 8/31/2003 6:16:09 AM

WOW...gorgeous! #183082

William C. Raco 8/31/2003 6:22:13 AM

Beautiful image, Oksana.
Wonderful color and scene.
Very impressive.


bill #183091

Tony Gough 8/31/2003 6:25:32 AM

Fantastic landscape,Oksana, the colours and composition are great. #183095

Murry Grigsby 8/31/2003 6:50:09 AM

Oksana, this is so good I didn't even notice a tilted horizon in the original. I was too busy picking my jaw up off the floor in awe :0) #183123

Leanne M.E. Boyd 8/31/2003 9:31:14 AM

Great image, Oksana!!! I like the fantasy. I agree with, Murry - I didn't notice before either! Cause I was WOWing!!!!! #183326

Evy Johansen 8/31/2003 9:54:19 AM

Stunning - this is really great, Oksana! #183391

Ray Charles 8/31/2003 11:08:41 AM

Beautiful colors, great capture. #183471

Wolfgang Dolak 8/31/2003 1:13:41 PM

As Murry said, no. 1 was so impressive, I didn't even want to look for a "mistake"! This MUST be the overall winner.
birdie #183572

Colette M. Metcalf 8/31/2003 8:33:41 PM

Just absolutely gorgoues!!! I have to agree with everybody on this, WINNER!!!! #183885

Oksana Pashko 8/31/2003 10:57:39 PM

Thanks SO MUCH EVERYONE! You are so kind and so generous. Thanks a lot!!!! #183950

Evy Johansen 9/9/2003 2:53:49 AM

I'm very glad to see this beautiful shot as a finalist!!! Congratulations! Well deserved, Oksana! #192052

Kathleen Clemons 9/9/2003 3:00:58 AM

Perfection. Congratulations to you, Oksana! #192066

Barbara K. 9/9/2003 3:27:46 AM

Bravo Oksana on making the finals. I hope to see this one go far! #192120

Carolyn M. Fletcher 9/9/2003 3:45:25 AM

This will be grand prize winner or I'll eat my camera.. #192180

Colette M. Metcalf 9/9/2003 4:19:58 AM

Congrats to you!!!! #192338

Darren K. Fisher 9/9/2003 5:42:09 AM

This is awesome!!! Congrats to you!!! #192633

Murry Grigsby 9/9/2003 6:56:32 AM

No surprise here, Oksana :0) Congratulations on your great image making the finals! If I were a betting man I'd put my money on this one for the GP. This one is very special. #192785

Theresa McCloskey 9/9/2003 7:03:58 AM

Congratulations - knew this would be a finalist :-) #192803

Bernard B. Travers 9/9/2003 7:33:45 AM

Congratulations, Oksana. #192863

Susan T. Evans 9/9/2003 9:18:03 AM

Congrats, Oksana #193160

Tim Chong 9/9/2003 11:10:14 AM

"Ooooh," was the word that came out of my mouth. Great shot and well deserved to be in the finalist category. #193358

William C. Raco 9/9/2003 12:27:21 PM

Congratulations, Oksana.
Fabulous entry.
#193514

Jean Papo 9/9/2003 12:54:06 PM

I loved the first version, and I lOVE this one too! Your work is the best, and you deserve your recognition for it! Congratulations, Oksana! #193593

Serena Pierce 9/9/2003 6:17:07 PM

Wonderful composition and lighting!! Congrats!! #194008

Oksana Pashko 9/9/2003 8:33:40 PM

Thanks So Much EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!
I really appreciate your kindness and generousity! Thank all of You for your time!
...and I hope Carolyn's camera made out of chocolate (lol)! #194100

Terry Cervi 9/9/2003 9:43:03 PM

What a beauty, Oksana! Congrats and continued good luck! #194200

Roseann E. Dreasher 9/9/2003 9:56:56 PM

I want dibs on shooting Caroline eating her camera. Not that I think this photo won't win (I do think it will) but I seem to remember a certain beach volleyball photo a month or so back that we ALL thought would win and didn't win squat...so I guess it ain't over til it's over..I am glad we have a few more days to ponder who will actually will win or not though..makes the contest more fun! #194212

Roseann E. Dreasher 9/9/2003 9:58:54 PM

Sorry Carolyn I misspelled your name on top of picking at you...slap me! #194214

Damian P. Gadal 9/10/2003 7:20:01 AM

Well deserved Congrats! #194683

Carolyn M. Fletcher 9/10/2003 7:31:35 AM

I thought that beach volleyball shot got a second??
I have several cameras and plan on eating the smallest one if necessary! #194697

Roseann E. Dreasher 9/10/2003 8:27:49 AM

No it didn't. : ( Still have dibs on your camera eating scenario...

Oksana, if your photo doesn't win by some strange phenomenon of nature just know that you have many fans! #194813

Julie L. Curiel 9/10/2003 2:23:48 PM

Absolutely gorgeous! Wish I had taken it. #195210

Katleen R. Struckle 9/10/2003 10:28:12 PM

Oksana, Wonderful Photo. Colors absolutely out of this world! Kathy S. #195556

Karen Seargeant 9/10/2003 11:18:48 PM

Great shot! Congrats! #195574

Tony Gough 9/11/2003 5:48:11 AM

Congrats Oksana, this is got to be a good chance for the big one. Good luck. #195845

Susana Matos 9/11/2003 10:17:49 AM

Me too think this could be the number one, congrats, and good luck,
Su #196160

Jennifer Sena 9/11/2003 12:12:45 PM

Ditto on what everyone else has said, Oksana. BEAUTIFUL!! Good luck! #196286

Gerda Grice 9/11/2003 12:18:48 PM

Wonderful and stunning, Oksana! Congratulations and best of luck in the finals! #196292

Oksana Pashko 9/11/2003 12:51:10 PM

My vocabulary is so poor to express a Big Thank to All of You for Your kindness and generosity! You made my day and even more, you made me believe that I can do something good, what so many great and talented people might like to look at...
Thank YOU So Much!!!!!!!!!!!!! #196339

Dan S. Coquia 9/12/2003 4:15:59 PM

This is a truly magnificent scene! Wonderful details! Congratulations, Oksana! #197766

Marica Swanepoel 9/13/2003 3:13:18 PM

Just a magical shot!
Love it!
Congratulations! #198859

Penny Steiner 9/13/2003 8:48:42 PM

This is one of the most beautiful images I have ever seen. Congratulations on your final status and your wonderful talent. #199077

Oksana Pashko 9/14/2003 12:20:45 AM

Thanks So much Dan, Marica, Penny!
You are So kind, thank you for the nice words! #199218

Cathy Barrows 9/15/2003 4:11:04 AM

Congrats...this is a fab carnival shot #200598

Mary K. Robison 9/16/2003 12:59:59 AM

Oksana ~ It's 1:00 AM in Orange County, and in a couple of hours, I hope the phrase "Local girl makes good!" means everything to you...Best of Luck with this FABULOUS photo!! #201600

Colette M. Metcalf 9/16/2003 8:41:25 PM

Congrats!!!! #202688

Joy Brown 9/16/2003 8:42:43 PM

Congratulations, Oksana, on this awesome winner! #202692

Jean Papo 9/16/2003 9:57:08 PM

Congratulations, Oksana - this has always been a winner!!!! It's sooooo gorgeous. Look forward to seeing more of your work in the future! #202777

Mary K. Robison 9/16/2003 10:02:46 PM

Congratulations again, Oksana! #202785

Kathleen Clemons 9/17/2003 2:59:18 AM

Congratulations to you, Oksana! #202887

Theresa McCloskey 9/17/2003 4:05:28 AM

Congratulations:-) #203019

Evy Johansen 9/17/2003 4:08:25 AM

Many congratulations, Oksana! Well derserved! #203034

Claudia Kuhn 9/17/2003 4:13:01 AM

A stunnning image! Congratulations Oksana!! #203051

zcaley 9/17/2003 4:22:03 AM

So many comments it took me five minutes to get here! :+) This is just the best shot Oksana! Congratulations on Second place. Way to go! #203063

Gabriela Cunha 9/17/2003 4:40:40 AM

congratulations, Oksana!
:) gy #203092

Murry Grigsby 9/17/2003 5:46:13 AM

Congrats on your win, Oksana!! I'm amazed that it didn't win the GP but I think it did with most of us :0) This is an incredible image--a once in a life time shot--you should be very proud of yourself!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wonderful work. #203257

Barbara K. 9/17/2003 5:48:16 AM

Dynamic scene Oksana! Congrats! #203261

Peggy Wolff 9/17/2003 5:59:26 AM

Congratulations Oksana, I always love your work so much! This was my favorite photo for the entire month! At least you will finally have a gallery so we can go oooo and awwww over your work when ever we feel like it. #203285

Judith G. Secco 9/17/2003 6:02:43 AM

Congratulations, Oksana. Just beautiful!
Judy #203294

Penny Steiner 9/17/2003 7:19:57 AM

I hope you are feeling the joy of winning with this marvelous image...it is one in a million shot! Congratulations to you:) #203377

Gerda Grice 9/17/2003 8:05:03 AM

This image is so beautiful it couldn't help but be a winner! Congratulations, Oksana! #203405

Patricia Marroquin 9/17/2003 9:39:47 AM

A big congrats on this stunning image, Oksana! I too am looking forward to seeing your gallery. :-) #203605

Katleen R. Struckle 9/17/2003 10:23:35 AM

Congrats on your win. It is a stunning photo. Kathy S. #203662

clifton Mair 9/17/2003 12:51:25 PM

This is wonderful!! What a talent you have Oksana, Congrats! :) #203781

Wolfgang Dolak 9/17/2003 1:46:54 PM

This was my favorite for the grand! Nevertheless a hearty congrats, Oksana! This is outstanding!
birdie #203837

Edward R. Valdez 9/17/2003 1:59:41 PM

This is absolutely beautiful!!! Congrats for your well deserved win. :-) #203867

Carolyn M. Fletcher 9/17/2003 2:19:11 PM

Congrats, but you were robbed! I photographed the camera eating event.
Next time I will shut up! LOL #203893

Heather K. McFarland 9/17/2003 3:35:38 PM

Many congrats on your 2nd place win! Beautiful image! #203985

Terry R. Hatfield 9/17/2003 4:03:38 PM

Congrats on your 2nd place win but we know its a grand prize winner! #203999

Oksana Pashko 9/17/2003 11:21:12 PM

Thanks So much EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!! #204230

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I've noticed my "paradise pier" N1 has a tilted horizon, so I am submitting this picture again with the horizon straiten out...

Uploaded on 8/31/2003 1:27:40 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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