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Fruit Basket

Rakesh Syal level-classic 1/31/2007 1:55:13 AM

Stunning still life image, colors and composition, Paul!! A winner!! #597343

Manuel Barrera 1/31/2007 2:04:40 AM

Wonderful lighting and great composition, Paul, let us hope that Rakesh is correct. It is a winner with me #3894137

Renee Doyle level-classic 1/31/2007 2:19:44 AM

Fabulous use of light and wonderful composition Paul! I agree with Rakesh - winner!
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Colleen Braun level-classic 1/31/2007 2:30:49 AM

beutiful colors... #3894175

Donald K. Cherry level-classic 1/31/2007 2:44:42 AM

Gorgeous still life, Paul! Love the lighting and detail! #3894211

Jim Huffield level-classic 1/31/2007 2:45:13 AM

Outstanding work, Paul. Jim #3894213

Vladan D. Djordjevic level-classic 1/31/2007 2:53:07 AM

Paul, this is a beautiful photo!!! Great composition, lighting, color, detail, textures!!! #3894251

Alan L. Borror level-classic 1/31/2007 2:57:55 AM

wonderful still life, Paul! Your lighting and composition are superb! #3894276

Judyann Plante level-classic 1/31/2007 3:03:55 AM

Wow, Paul! Awesome image! Great color, lighting and composition.

Judyann ><> #3894302

Glenn E. Urquhart level-classic 1/31/2007 3:12:04 AM

Vivid, rich color, Outstanding light, contrast and clarity... Beautiful still life, Paul!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3894320

Mata Patan level-classic 1/31/2007 3:35:36 AM

I must say you have a winner there! #3894383

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 1/31/2007 3:40:42 AM

Wonderful capture Paul,great still life.Excellent lighting and detail!!!!!! #3894412

Laurie Daily level-classic 1/31/2007 3:40:47 AM

An outstanding still life...beautiful lighting and such rich colors. #3894414

Su Sana E. P level-classic 1/31/2007 3:48:26 AM

Extremely beautiful still life, Paul!! Pure Winning composition here. #3894476

Aimee S. McMaster level-classic 1/31/2007 3:49:03 AM

...this is AWESOME Paul...perfect light, color and detail....well done...Aimee #3894479

Marcie A. Fowler 1/31/2007 3:52:55 AM

Fantastic Paul. Love the lighting and the set up. #3894510

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 1/31/2007 3:56:57 AM

WONDERFUL still life, Paul!!! #3894538

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic 1/31/2007 4:08:22 AM

Great colors and lighting, Paul! Nice job! #3894612

Linda D. Lester level-classic 1/31/2007 4:40:37 AM

Beautiful lighting...great set up! #3894793

Ross Throndson level-classic 1/31/2007 4:53:18 AM

Beautiful Still Life, Paul....Excellent Work!! #3894877

Terri L. Scribner 1/31/2007 4:56:36 AM

Great lighting on this beautiful still life, Paul!! #3894900

Agnes Fegan level-classic 1/31/2007 4:57:39 AM

Nicely composed still life and beautiful lighting too! #3894902

Lynne Morris level-classic 1/31/2007 5:11:13 AM

Wow Paul what a fantastic still life, gorgeous lighting, colours and details! #3894974

Anita Hogue level-classic 1/31/2007 5:13:29 AM

I give you a WOW too, Paul! This is excellent! #3894990

Wally Orlowsky level-classic 1/31/2007 5:28:19 AM

Marvelous light and color, Paul ... you are turning into a real artiste! #3895087

Ken Smith level-classic 1/31/2007 6:18:37 AM

Very nice still life, Paul. Love your lighting thruout. #3895345

Mary L. Graham 1/31/2007 6:23:21 AM

Beautiful still life love the low lite!! =) #3895372

Charlene Bayerle level-classic 1/31/2007 6:43:49 AM

Wonderful still life Paul....awesome lighting!!! #3895490

Cyn D Valentine level-classic 1/31/2007 6:44:55 AM

Awesome color!! WOnderful still life..great lighting and comp!! #3895496

Pamela Shane 1/31/2007 7:31:41 AM

Love the lighting, rich colors, & composition Paul - I agree; a winner!!
:) #3895672

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 1/31/2007 7:51:14 AM

This is an ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL still-life!!! LOVE the use of natural light! I LOVE this!!! <>< #3895793

Nina Shields 1/31/2007 7:53:34 AM

Paul, this is outstanding; terrific use of lighting and color in this well composed image; congratulations! #3895805

Jessica Jenney level-classic 1/31/2007 7:55:59 AM

Gorgeous, lush colors and wonderful side lighting, Paul!!! #3895818

Jenny Bosmans 1/31/2007 8:38:11 AM

Superb still life presentation and capture, Paul! :) #3895997

Remi Trepanier 1/31/2007 8:44:38 AM

Beautiful lighting on that picture Paul!!! #3896050

Bill Houghton level-classic 1/31/2007 10:23:57 AM

This is such a beautiful capture Paul. You did an excellent job. Bill

Thanks so much for your comments on my photos.

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Rakesh Syal level-classic 1/31/2007 11:02:34 AM

My kind of job, very much impressed, Paul, once again, a winner!! #3896645

Lisa D. Greer level-classic 1/31/2007 11:03:45 AM

Fantastic still life! Wonderful lighting! :) #3896652

Karen E. Michaels level-classic 1/31/2007 11:16:44 AM

Damn that's good Paul. Light and colors are so very vibrant; tone is old school with a digital twist. Peace, karen #3896680

Donna W. Neal level-classic 1/31/2007 11:37:33 AM

It's the time of year for still lifes. This is exceptional Paul #3896738

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 1/31/2007 12:10:26 PM

Stunning still life with ultra dramatic lighting and beautiful colors, Paul!!! #3896867

Karen Bacon level-classic 1/31/2007 2:40:18 PM

Outstanding still life Paul!Those colors are delicious!!!!! #3897303

Paul Michko level-classic 1/31/2007 2:45:16 PM

Thanks so much, Everyone. #3897312

Jen M 1/31/2007 3:59:19 PM

Awesome still life! The lighting is superb & wonderful detail!! #3897521

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 1/31/2007 4:28:31 PM

Wonderful lighting and still life Paul! #3897611

Colleen Farrell level-classic 1/31/2007 6:10:57 PM

Gorgeous light, colors and textures! #3897930

Nadya Johnson 1/31/2007 8:56:10 PM

Very excellent still life, Paul ! Love the rich colors, and the textures are terrific! #3898279

Chua Wee Boo 2/1/2007 2:12:42 AM

Wow! Awe lighting,details & colors,Paul! #3898699

Kathy Reeves level-classic 2/1/2007 5:28:15 AM

Outstanding!!! A winner! #3899360

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 2/1/2007 9:05:35 AM

Beautiful..super lighting, details and colors! Well done, Paul! #3900193

Lorraine A. Cook level-classic 2/1/2007 4:24:13 PM

I'll be over in a few days...for one of those bananas, Paul!<:))

Superb lighting in this still life, my friend#3901595

Sergio La Spina level-classic 2/2/2007 1:58:46 PM

Beautiful shot and great light in this shot!! #3905075

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 2/4/2007 3:37:43 PM

Gorgeous still, love the color and light!

ccc #3911616

Allison & John Overton level-classic 2/5/2007 3:30:09 AM

Outstanding table top Paul...colors, highlites and framing are great #3912749

Stephen Zacker level-classic 2/5/2007 10:12:33 AM

Great colors, form, and lighting #3914415

Lani J 2/5/2007 1:48:32 PM

Wonderful still life, Paul! The lighting and comp is fantastic! :) #3915251

Aimee S. McMaster level-classic 2/24/2007 11:44:18 AM

...congratulations Paul on this wonderful finalist...Aimee #3982713

Kara Hendricks level-classic 2/24/2007 11:51:32 AM

Congrats and best of luck!!! #3982741

sharon K. King level-classic 2/24/2007 11:55:27 AM

Congratulations Paul on this terrific finalist! #3982775

Jim Huffield 2/24/2007 12:13:10 PM

Congratulations Paul. Jim #3982953

Judyann Plante level-classic 2/24/2007 12:34:40 PM

Wow! Congratulations once again, Paul!!!

Judyann ><> #3983173

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 2/24/2007 12:53:44 PM

Congratulations to you, Paul!!! #3983412

Arlene Krassner level-classic 2/24/2007 1:01:38 PM

Paul this one slipped by me. I am so pleased to see it now. The lighting and composition are exquisite!

Congratulations. #3983497

Ray & Audrey Clarke level-classic 2/24/2007 1:32:03 PM

Congratulations Paul #3983818

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 2/24/2007 1:35:29 PM

CONGRATULATION on your FINALIST, Paul!!!!! GREAT JOB!!!!! Best of luck in the next round!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3983846

Jen M 2/24/2007 1:40:38 PM

Congratulations!! #3983909

Karen Bacon level-classic 2/24/2007 1:50:43 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Paul! #3984056

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 2/24/2007 3:38:16 PM

Terrific comp and lighting Paul, congrats! #3985083

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 2/24/2007 3:39:18 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Paul! :) #3985098

Joannie M. Bertucci level-classic 2/24/2007 3:48:22 PM

Paul, do you always shot raw format when shooting raw fruit? :-)
Congratulations on a wonderful finalist! I think it's the lighting that pushes this image to the top! #3985184

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 2/24/2007 4:15:20 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! Super lighting and design Paul! #3985417

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/24/2007 4:45:49 PM

Fantastic finalist Paul! Congratulations!
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Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 2/24/2007 4:53:31 PM

Gorgous finalist, Paul, congratulations!
-Debby #3985854

Bridgette B level-classic 2/24/2007 5:10:28 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist! #3986015

Nadya Johnson level-classic 2/24/2007 5:19:36 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Paul! #3986075

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 2/24/2007 5:46:12 PM

Congrats Paul on your terrific Finalist! Jeff #3986279

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 2/24/2007 6:22:23 PM

Paul, Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3986713

eileen bedford level-classic 2/24/2007 7:36:34 PM

Congratulations Paul, good luck in the next round... #3987424

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 2/24/2007 9:08:49 PM

Congratulations Paul on your finalist image...Dominick #3988184

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 2/24/2007 9:32:19 PM

Outstanding!!! Congratulations Paul :0) #3988354

Chua Wee Boo level-classic 2/24/2007 11:01:15 PM

Big Congrats Paul! #3988633

Jessica Jenney level-classic 2/25/2007 2:01:54 AM

Congratulations again, Paul! #3988930

Paula Dwyer level-classic 2/25/2007 4:09:31 AM

Congratulations Paul!!! :) #3989168

Donna J. Eaton level-classic 2/25/2007 5:38:26 AM

Many congrats Paul! This is a elegant and beautiful image! #3989641

Paul Michko 2/25/2007 5:43:03 AM

Thank you all so very much. #3989661

Tarun Bose 2/25/2007 6:47:45 AM

Big congrats Paul, on your outstanding finalist. #3990121

Ken Smith level-classic 2/25/2007 7:04:23 AM

Paul, congrats to you!! #3990222

KV Day level-classic 2/25/2007 7:07:05 AM

Congrats Paul! #3990239

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 2/25/2007 7:39:45 AM

Congratulations Paul!!!!!! #3990469

Gail Vitikacs level-classic 2/25/2007 8:16:03 AM

Fantastic! CONGRATULATIONS! #3990741

Cyn D Valentine level-classic 2/25/2007 8:16:39 AM

Congratulations Paul!! #3990749

Jennifer Rennison 2/25/2007 9:01:05 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful still life, Paul! #3991092

Terri L. Scribner 2/25/2007 9:19:20 AM

Congratulations, Paul!! Beautiful!! #3991194

Claudine Grove 2/25/2007 9:53:20 AM

Fantastic still life! Beautiful colors, shadows, and sharpness. Congrats on your finalist! #3991473

Laurie Daily level-classic 2/25/2007 9:55:12 AM

Congratulations Paul on this outstanding still life! #3991492

Carla Metzler level-classic 2/25/2007 10:20:16 AM

Congratulations, Paul!! :) #3991762

Alan L. Borror level-classic 2/25/2007 10:56:00 AM

Congratulations, Paul! #3992047

Mata Patan 2/25/2007 1:24:56 PM

I was right!!!
It was a winner! #3992935

Evy Johansen level-classic 2/25/2007 6:49:19 PM

So beautiful!! Big congratulations on this well deserved finalist, Paul!! #3994306

Brian Lobdell level-classic 2/25/2007 7:52:08 PM

A wonderful still-life, Paul! Your lighting here, with the deep shadows, creates a wonderful mood with the subject. Well done! Congratulatons on this finalist!! #3994628

Laurence Saliba level-classic 2/25/2007 10:18:07 PM

Congratulations Paul!! #3995024

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 2/26/2007 5:31:31 AM

Truly unique and lovely, Paul! Congratulations!!
kk #3995953

Stephanie A. Laird level-classic 2/26/2007 6:09:52 AM

Congratulations Paul! This is beautiful!!!! #3996066

Rakesh Syal level-classic 2/26/2007 8:44:57 AM

Congratulations!! It has to be a winner Paul! #3996915

Susana Heide level-classic 2/26/2007 10:13:01 PM

Please add another "CONGRATS" to the list, Paul!!! Perfect exposure, wonderfully lit!! #3999468

Donna W. Neal level-classic 2/27/2007 8:18:43 AM

Congratulations Paul on a well deserved finalist #4001177

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 3/1/2007 1:05:46 PM

I really like the colors and lighting, Paul ... congrats on this winner .. steve #4011952

Glenn E. Urquhart level-classic 3/4/2007 6:33:46 AM

A late Big Congratulations on your award, Paul!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4019858

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Shot raw format with Sigma 50mm lens at ISO 200.

Uploaded on 1/31/2007 1:29:59 AM

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Camera: Nikon D70S Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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