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Deborah Sandidge 6/1/2004 9:22:50 AM

Thanks for your earlier comments Casey, K and Marcie! Suzie, thank you for noticing the slight horizon line tilt, I appreciate your thoughtfulness in contacting me. #133720

Susan T. Evans 6/1/2004 9:53:31 AM

Terrific capture Deb, perfect correction, stunning photo!!!! just awesome! #570825

Marie Fields 6/1/2004 10:16:36 AM

Awesome image, Deborah! #570860

Heather L. Jacks 6/1/2004 10:27:52 AM

Gorgeous capture! #570880

Myra Vos 6/1/2004 10:32:18 AM

Beautiful capture Deborah. #570888

Karen Bacon 6/1/2004 10:48:32 AM

This is really beautiful Deborah!You captured the gracefullness of the heron! #570899

Colette M. Metcalf 6/1/2004 10:55:21 AM

Gorgoues capture, Deborah!!! #570905

Rachel T. Hammer 6/1/2004 11:03:50 AM

Beautiful photograph! If you don't mind some criticism, I think that the horizon line divides the picture too evenly in half, and that your image could be improved by moving it up (cropping the sky)a little.

-Rachel #570929

Evy Johansen 6/1/2004 11:07:09 AM

Beautiful color - great work, Deborah! #570936

Deborah Sandidge 6/1/2004 11:30:51 AM

Thank you for kind comments, I appreciate it! Sunsets here have been just beautiful lately! #570992

Leanne M.E. Boyd 6/1/2004 12:16:12 PM

Beautiful shot, Deborah! #571102

Leanne M.E. Boyd 6/1/2004 12:16:20 PM

Beautiful shot, Deborah! #571103

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/1/2004 12:32:29 PM

Deborah, I have really enjoyed your beautiful sunsets! The golden tones are just incredible! I hope you have these framed and hanging on display somewhere! #571129

Deborah Sandidge 6/1/2004 1:58:41 PM

Thanks so much Leanne & Dale Ann! Dale Ann, I've been using a few today for polaroid emulsion transfers, lots of fun! #571212

Shirley L. Carpenter 6/1/2004 3:26:10 PM

Excellent Deborah!!!!!Beautiful!! #571378

Janet Detota 6/1/2004 4:55:35 PM

Such grace and beauty! Love it! #571573

Debra Booth 6/1/2004 5:23:58 PM

Absolutely gorgeous, Deborah! Love that sunset and what a moment! #571656

Debra Booth 6/1/2004 5:23:59 PM

Absolutely gorgeous, Deborah! Love that sunset and what a moment! #571657

Terry R. Hatfield 6/1/2004 5:26:21 PM

Hi Deborah! This Is A Fine Looking Image! The Tones Are Wonderful Thats A VR Lens Isnt It Was A Tripod Used? Other Than A Couple Of Things Already Mentioned This Is A Super Image!! #571663

Susie Peek-Swint 6/1/2004 5:35:22 PM

Beautiful Deborah ~ almost looks choreographed :) #571689

Deborah Sandidge 6/1/2004 6:27:39 PM

Thanks so much, Shirley, Janet, Debra, Terry and Susan! (Terry, yes - it's a VR lens, hard to be spontaneous with a tripod and a wandering heron -- I was wading in salt water, rocks and deep muck!) #571820

Dolores Neilson 6/1/2004 7:56:06 PM

Love this DEborah! Excellent mood because of the sunset and terrific comp!! Well done! She let you get as close as 70 mm??? Wow!! #572029

Deborah Sandidge 6/1/2004 8:22:20 PM

Thank you Delores! #572090

Casey A. Hanson 7/17/2004 12:50:36 AM

Congrats again for #2! Way to go girl! #651442

Susan T. Evans 7/17/2004 2:26:10 AM

Congrats again Deb! #651634

Debra Booth 7/17/2004 6:13:50 AM

Congrats Deborah!! #652254

Terry R. Hatfield 7/17/2004 6:33:23 AM

Congrats Deb!! #652393

Jennifer Rennison 7/17/2004 8:39:44 AM

Congratulations, Deborah! #653183

Mette Vendelboe Allison 7/17/2004 8:46:53 AM

A beauty, Deb! Good luck and congrats! #653218

Kathleen Clemons 7/17/2004 12:08:41 PM

Congrats again, Deborah! #653647

Karen Engelbreth 7/17/2004 3:14:29 PM

Congratulations, Deborah! #654164

Susan T. Parady 7/17/2004 6:03:30 PM

Congrats again, Deborah!!! #654616

Leonard Pierce 7/17/2004 7:59:13 PM

Congratulations Deborah!!! #655028

Deborah Sandidge 7/17/2004 8:16:18 PM

Thank you so much, I really appreciate the congrats! :o) #655090

Janet Detota 7/17/2004 9:45:21 PM

Congrats on this gorgeous shot!! #655220

Nancy Grace Chen 7/17/2004 11:10:46 PM

Another finalist! Beautiful capture... congrats, Deborah!!

Nancy #655319

Colette M. Metcalf 7/18/2004 3:04:28 AM

Congratulations again, Deborah!!! #655376

Deborah Sandidge 7/18/2004 6:11:46 AM

Thank you, congrats to you too! #655589

Kathleen Clemons 7/19/2004 2:35:44 AM

Congrats on your win, Deborah! #656999

Dolores Neilson 7/19/2004 3:38:32 AM

Many congratulations, Deborah!! So delighted for you! #657043

Wally Orlowsky 7/19/2004 4:06:46 AM

Congratulations on your well-deserved win, Deborah! #657145

Debra Booth 7/19/2004 4:41:20 AM

Congratulations, Deborah!! #657303

Colette M. Metcalf 7/19/2004 4:45:00 AM

Congratulations to you on your win, Deborah!!!! #657321

Karen Engelbreth 7/19/2004 4:52:55 AM

Congrats on your win, Deborah!


Joy M. Holster 7/19/2004 5:06:19 AM

Congrats on the win. A beautiful shot! #657442

Kristen McKain 7/19/2004 5:44:07 AM

Congrats!! #657642

Kelly Abernathy 7/19/2004 6:08:10 AM

Congrats on your win! -K #657778

Karen Bacon 7/19/2004 6:13:20 AM

A big congratulations to you Deborah!! #657795

Carolyn M. Fletcher 7/19/2004 6:18:53 AM

congrats!!!!!!!!!!1 #657819

Jennifer Rennison 7/19/2004 7:10:04 AM

Congratulations on your win, Deborah! #657989

Lori Ditlefsen 7/19/2004 7:45:43 AM

Congrats on the win Deborah. It's a wonderful image! #658122

Janet Detota 7/19/2004 8:29:16 AM

Way to go on your well deserved win!! #658258

Deborah Sandidge 7/19/2004 8:50:01 AM

Thank you sooooooo much for the congrats and for the kind words!!! You all are very supportive and encouraging - much appreciated!!
Hugs ~ Deb #658311

Terry R. Hatfield 7/19/2004 9:07:16 AM

Hi Deb Congrats On Your Win!!Well Deserved:-) #658347

Susan T. Evans 7/19/2004 9:13:28 AM

Congrats Deb!!! #658362

Deborah Sandidge 7/19/2004 9:17:43 AM

Thank you Terry and Susan! Susan, my guardian angel, LOL, write me anytime! #658375

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/19/2004 10:15:04 AM

Congratulations Deborah! I am so pleased to see one of these beautiful shots win a place in the winners circle! Wonderful, I'm so happy for you!! #658528

Joy Brown 7/19/2004 2:35:54 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Deborah! #658969

Peggy Wolff 7/19/2004 2:44:25 PM

Beautiful shot! Congrats on a great win! #658980

Deborah Sandidge 7/19/2004 2:45:33 PM

Thanks so much Dale Ann and Joy, I appreciate your thoughtful comments! #658982

Deborah Sandidge 7/19/2004 2:46:36 PM

Thank you Peggy! (We must have crossed!) #658986

Dan Holm 7/19/2004 3:21:23 PM

Well deserved contratulations, Deborah!!! #659045

Nancy Grace Chen 7/19/2004 7:17:43 PM

So glad to see this here, Deborah!!! Love the dramatic spread wings. Big congratulations on your winner!!

Nancy #659389

William C. Raco 7/19/2004 7:30:40 PM

Beautiful work, Deborah.
Well deserving winner.

bill #659419

Deborah Sandidge 7/19/2004 7:47:48 PM

Hi Dan, Nancy and Bill, thanks so much for your kind words!! #659444

Audrea Telkamp 7/19/2004 9:02:17 PM

Absolutely lovely Deborah!! Wonderful composition and color!! #659547

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 7/19/2004 9:57:38 PM

Great shot, Deborah!
Congrats on your win!

Many regards
Linnea #659597

Mette Vendelboe Allison 7/20/2004 7:56:56 AM

I agree 100% with Anette! Congrats, Deborah! #660548

Deborah Sandidge 7/20/2004 8:41:05 AM

Thank you for your comments and congrats, Audrea, Linnea and Mette - I appreciate! #660664

Heather L. Jacks 7/24/2004 7:36:11 AM

Fantastic work! A big congrats to you! #667421

Deborah Sandidge 7/27/2004 9:03:54 AM

Hi Heather - thank you very much!! #672106

Tony Tang 8/4/2004 5:00:20 PM

Deborah, Stunning creation superb tone
Just Perfect Tony Tang #687600

Deborah Sandidge 8/4/2004 6:44:45 PM

Thank you for stopping by to comment, Tony, glad you like it! :o) #687854

Kathleen K. Parker 5/27/2007 4:23:47 AM

Superb shot! Congratulations on your win, Deborah!
KK #4335041

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Camera: Nikon D100 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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