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Stanley J. Contrades 3/31/2006 11:41:07 PM

Thank you, Kerby Pfrangle, Renee Doyle,
Carolyn Connolly, Susan Pindiyath, Pat Gamwell, Paul Earl, Nadya Johnson, Paul Michko, Donna Roberts, Jenny Bosmans, Donald Cherry, Jeff Robinson,
Carla M., Donna Eaton, Rakesh Syal,
Colette Metcalf, Judy Fung, Marsha Smith, Mary Robison, Linda Proctor,
Kay Mahoney, Steven Gunnerson, Goshka Grabowska, Candice Calhoun, Jim Kinnunen, Margaret Sikora, Darryl Wilkinson, Evy Johansen, and Bridgette B.! I appreciate your responding!
With fond Aloha,

Mary K. Robison 3/31/2006 11:46:45 PM

Hey, if we feel like commenting again, Stan, we will! ;)
Liked it the first time, still like it a lot! #2596130

Donna Roberts 3/31/2006 11:51:53 PM

I ditto that sentiment GF!
:-) ddu

Stanley J. Contrades 3/31/2006 11:54:17 PM

You two are something else (LOL)!! Thanks very much once again ladies, and I really do appreciate your support and very kind responses! Hope you both have a fabuous weekend!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2596139

Su Sana E. P 3/31/2006 11:58:19 PM

I think I like this new version, Stan!! This way Mr Duck's details and expression are more visible. Excellent work!! #2596142

Stanley J. Contrades 4/1/2006 12:03:47 AM

Thanks very much, Susan, and looks like you just got under the wire before this disappeared!! Your kind responses are always very much apprciated!! Have a fantastic weekend!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2596148

Lynne Morris 4/1/2006 12:41:48 AM

He sure looks like he is looking at you! Great shot Stan. #2596208

Darryl Wilkinson 4/1/2006 1:00:32 AM

You've worked it to perfection, Stan! Beautifully done!!! #2596253

Kerby Pfrangle 4/1/2006 1:39:19 AM

Hello Mr. Duck

Nice detail and wonderful colors. I liked Mr Duck the first time and I like him better this time. Great job.

Kerby #2596293

Anita Ott 4/1/2006 5:47:02 AM

Wow, awesome detail & coloring Stan. I didn't comment the first time, so does that mean I can comment twice here?....

I love the fill of frame. Very well done! #2596638

Shelly A. Van Camp 4/1/2006 1:46:01 PM

Beautiful colors and pretty little guy! #2597976

Stanley J. Contrades 4/1/2006 5:06:02 PM

Big Mahalo to you, Lynne, Darryl, Kerby, Anita, and Shelly for your most kind and supportive feedback and I appreciate it very much! Hope you are having a most enjoyable weekend!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2598377

Kristi A. Howson 4/1/2006 8:08:25 PM

I just love this Stan..that look and pose..I never saw it before but this one is just fantastic!!!! #2598778

Ray Clarke 4/3/2006 1:59:07 AM

Great crop Stan, love the pose of the bird (ac) #2602004

Marilyn K. Lincecum 4/3/2006 5:46:49 PM

I missed it the first time, Stan and am glad you reran it. I just "Love" it...that look is priceless !!! Great colors too. #2605268

Crystal E. Berryman 4/3/2006 10:50:09 PM

I love your works! Love this pic! Colors are awesome. Be safe.
Chris :) #2605876

Stanley J. Contrades 4/3/2006 11:11:53 PM

Thanks very much, Kristi, Audrey, Marilyn, and Chris for stopping in and commenting! I do appreicate it very much!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2605922

Jill Odice 4/4/2006 11:57:57 AM

Beautiful, incredible, and you get the feeling I like this one Stan? :-) #2608371

Shelly A. Van Camp 4/5/2006 6:51:32 AM

Great macro....Beautiful colors!! #2610942

Stanley J. Contrades 4/7/2006 6:58:09 PM

Thank you, Jill, and Shelly! Am certainly lucky with this fella as I don't do animals well at all and it's not something I look for!! Hope you both have a terrific weekend and I appreciate your supportive responses!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2620347

Carolyn J. Connolly 4/9/2006 2:28:24 AM

Stan - like others, I also *still* LOVE this image!! I especially LOVE the way Mr Duck fills out the whole frame of your image now though!! WONDERFUL rich colours in this!! :o) That's some ATTITUDE Mr Duck is displaying here!! He certainly seems to be giving you 'the eye', Stan - lol!! ;o) #2624094

Stanley J. Contrades 4/9/2006 11:14:21 PM

I can be thankful to everyone for their continued support and very generous comments, and thank you as well, Carolyn!! Your support of my work is valued and appreciated!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2626786

Jenny Bosmans 4/10/2006 4:14:54 AM

Superb capture of Mr. Duck, Stan!! :) #2627452

Stanley J. Contrades 4/10/2006 9:47:25 AM

Thank you very much, Jenny, and I appreciate your comments and for stopping by!! Have a wonderful week!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2628896

Karen Engelbreth 4/25/2006 12:15:47 PM

Congratulation Stan! #2685524

Pat Gamwell 4/25/2006 12:16:42 PM

CONGRATS, my friend! Well deserved! #2685536

Karen Bacon 4/25/2006 12:19:56 PM

A big congratulations on this wonderful finalist Stan! #2685577

Kerby Pfrangle 4/25/2006 12:20:12 PM

Stan congratulations on this beautiful finalist. Best of luck in the next round. Kerby #2685580

KHAWLA Haddad 4/25/2006 12:20:15 PM

Congratulations on this Wonderfuil finalist,Stan!!! #2685581

Kay E. Mahoney 4/25/2006 12:20:56 PM

Congratulations Stan on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #2685590

Laura Clay-Ballard 4/25/2006 12:24:14 PM

Congrats on this awesome resub! way to go! #2685645

Stanley J. Contrades 4/25/2006 12:40:08 PM

Karen E., Pat, Karen B., Kerby, Kelly, Kay, and Laura, I do appreciate your congratulatory response and am delighted that you enjoyed the image! Thank you for being supportive and my best wishes for your success with your Finalists!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2685930

Lynne Morris 4/25/2006 12:51:23 PM

Congratulations Stan and goodluck for next round! #2686141

Jenny Bosmans 4/25/2006 1:15:02 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Stan!! #2686474

Carla Metzler 4/25/2006 1:28:33 PM

Congratulations, Stan!! :) #2686691

Terry L. Ellis 4/25/2006 1:31:44 PM

Congratulations, Stan, on your fabulous finalist! #2686738

Mary K. Robison 4/25/2006 1:33:35 PM

Congratulations to MR. Duck, and you, Stan!! Best of luck to him AND you next level! #2686766

Nadya Johnson 4/25/2006 1:39:41 PM

Huge congratulations, Stan! #2686847

Robert R. Goodman 4/25/2006 1:42:45 PM

Cogratulations Stan,Best of luck Stan #2686882

Stanley J. Contrades 4/25/2006 1:44:26 PM

Many thanks to you, Lynne, Jenny, Carla, Terry, Mary, Nadya, and Robert for being supportive and encouraging! I am grateful for you thoughtfulness!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2686904

Robyn Mackenzie 4/25/2006 2:00:28 PM

Way to go, Stan! Congratulations on this awesome image (great title, too!), and best of luck in the next round! :o) Robyn #2687127

Life Expressions 4/25/2006 2:34:45 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Stan!! #2687506

Linda D. Lester 4/25/2006 2:40:03 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, #2687585

Linda D. Lester 4/25/2006 2:40:14 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist,Stan! #2687587

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 4/25/2006 2:55:58 PM

Congratulations on your finalist win!! Very cool duck!! #2687832

Jim Kinnunen 4/25/2006 3:00:26 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful portrait and finalist, Stan!!! #2687888

Jill Odice 4/25/2006 3:28:07 PM

I see the judges agree with me this is outstanding :-) Congrats Stan! #2688137

Cindy Wong 4/25/2006 3:31:33 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Stan!!! #2688165

Jill Flynn 4/25/2006 4:05:39 PM

A big congratulations on your finalist Stan! #2688478

Steven Gunnerson 4/25/2006 4:08:15 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Stan! What a great photograph! #2688495

Dale Ann Cubbage 4/25/2006 4:23:54 PM

Congrats Stan!

da #2688668

Marsha S. Smith 4/25/2006 4:34:54 PM

Congratulations! Stan! #2688804

Jeff Robinson 4/25/2006 4:40:52 PM

Congrats Stan on your wonderful Finalist! Jeff #2688866

Claudia Kuhn 4/25/2006 4:48:07 PM

Nice capture Stan, congrats and good luck! #2688934

Kathleen K. Parker 4/25/2006 4:53:55 PM

Congratulations, Stan!!!
kk #2688998

Renee Doyle 4/25/2006 5:11:33 PM

Congratulations Stan!!!!!!! WTG!!! Best of luck in the next round!

Candice C. Calhoun 4/25/2006 6:00:47 PM


ccc #2689528

Dennis Flanagan 4/25/2006 6:38:36 PM

He shows a badass attitude. Congratulations on this finalist. #2689833

Crystal E. Berryman 4/25/2006 6:40:58 PM

You know I love this pic...I have a thing about Duckie Pics.
Congratulations dear friend. Be safe.
Chris :) #2689854

Sharon Day 4/25/2006 7:22:41 PM

Congratulations, Stan!!! Good luck next round!

Nobu Nagase 4/25/2006 7:35:54 PM

Many congrats, Stan!!!
Awesome image! Best of luck in the next round. #2690183

Su Sana E. P 4/25/2006 7:48:23 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Stan!! #2690259

Evy Johansen 4/25/2006 8:41:55 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Stan! #2690530

Brian Lobdell 4/25/2006 9:27:07 PM

Stan, Congratulations (is there an echo here?) on this superb composition. I just love the colors and that bright bill you captured along with his great swagger! Just Ducky!! #2690746

Kristi A. Howson 4/25/2006 9:57:11 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist and Best of Luck in the next round Stan! I just love funny too!!! #2690877

Rakesh Syal 4/25/2006 10:37:05 PM

No one in the finalists, WOW!!!!
My heartiest congratulations, Stan!!! WTG!! #2691078

David L. Luchowski 4/26/2006 12:41:05 AM

Congratulations,Stan.Get job.Aloha. #2691501

Leanne M.E. Boyd 4/26/2006 12:48:15 AM

Excellent shot, Stan! Congrats on your finalist! #2691521

Donald K. Cherry 4/26/2006 3:07:21 AM

Congratulation on this wonderful finalist, Stan! The rework definately made the difference! Wonderful work! #2691840

Stephen Zacker 4/26/2006 4:25:43 AM

Super detail and lighting. Congratulations, Stan #2692222

Marilyn K. Lincecum 4/26/2006 10:47:21 AM

Congrtulations Stan and good luck in the next round !! I love makes me smile everytime I look at it. :-) #2693732

Thomas Lindgren 4/26/2006 12:52:15 PM

Congratulations, Great work !!

Thomas #2694211

Jill M. Flusemann 4/26/2006 1:15:45 PM

Wonderful finalist, Stan! #2694319

Judy S. Fung 4/26/2006 4:56:06 PM

Congrats, Stan! #2695085

Darryl Wilkinson 4/27/2006 12:10:21 AM

I am so happy to see this as a Finalist, Stan! Congratulations, and best of luck to you, my friend! #2696093

Photographer 4/27/2006 1:05:16 AM

Hi Stan!
Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!

Kind regards
Reine #2696213

Gail Vitikacs 4/27/2006 6:32:00 AM


Corinne M. Thompson 4/27/2006 7:04:48 AM

Awesome capture Stan..Congrats on your Finalist! #2697253

Monika Sapek 4/27/2006 7:31:48 AM

Nice capture, Stan! Many congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round of the contest!

Laurence Saliba 4/27/2006 9:32:01 AM

Superb Finalist!!! Congrats Stan!!! #2697874

Christopher Budny 4/27/2006 5:55:24 PM

What a beauty! Congratulations on the Finalist, Stan. And I take it this must have been a 3/31 entry for you; it is the very first image on the March Finalists page! #2699333

Stanley J. Contrades 4/29/2006 1:17:56 PM

First off I'd like to thank Rakesh for his idea in bettering this image and I am very grateful, Rakesh!!
Thank you, too, Robyn, Robin, Linda X2!, Donna P., Jim, Jill O., Cindy W., Jull F., Steven, Dale Ann, Marsha, Jeff, Claudia, Kathleen P., Renee, Candice, Dennis F., Chris, Sharon, Nobi, Susan, Evy, Brian L., Kristi, Rakesh, David L., Leanne, Donald, Stephen Z., Marilyn L., Thomas L., Jill F., Judy F., Darryl, Reine, Gail, Corinne, Monika, Laurence, and Christopher for your kind wishes and supportive responses that are always very much appreciated!! And CONGRATULATIONS to all of the Finalists!!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #2706053

Noel Baebler 6/17/2006 3:10:46 PM

I totally missed this, Stan! Great image and duckitude. Your title is spot on LOL! #2908979

Shelly A. Van Camp 6/19/2006 7:43:37 AM

LOVE THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hope all is well!!!!! Aloha! #2915243

Awdrey M. Hamilton 9/1/2008 1:16:18 AM

Wow, you're very good at what you do. I couldn't decide which photo to comment on, but this one kind of stuck out to me so I choose this one:) I really love your work here. You have many wins, congrats. #6393862

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Animals Category. A resubmit after a tighter crop was added as well as USM before saving to Web.
Not necessary to comment!! Many thanks to everyone that responded previously!

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