Phil Sauvey 8/19/2007 10:50:31 PM

Looks like a great night and lots having fun. Not so sure I would have much fun on that ride. Great perspective and capture, Donna!!!! #718479

Colleen Farrell 8/19/2007 10:57:33 PM

Superb! I had to add this one to my favorite photos, Donna! The effects (buzz?) combined with the fantastic color, exposure and composition ... phew! I love how the composition leads my eye to that one little guy with his arms outstretched .. :D #4671213

Robert K. Bemus 8/19/2007 11:46:43 PM

Great capture, Donna!!...this site really slows down a lot as of late...any desires to go SLR? #4671259

Mike D. Perez 8/19/2007 11:57:56 PM

Great composition of this action shot, Donna! Love the colors and effects. #4671269

Pat Gamwell 8/20/2007 12:23:40 AM

Love it, love it, love it! Fabulous work, Donna! I wouldn't want to ride this thing but it sure makes for an EXCITING pic! #4671330

Sherry K. Adkins 8/20/2007 12:35:00 AM

Fantastic image, Donna. The Orton techique really worked on this. Great job! #4671346

Jill Odice 8/20/2007 12:49:39 AM

What a fun shot! I think this has Winner written on it! #4671385

Penny J. Irwin 8/20/2007 12:51:41 AM

This is a very whimsical shot! Love the movment and the tones great job #4671392

Arlene Krassner 8/20/2007 3:13:52 AM

Very nice Donna. Good color and composition. Orton worked out well on this. #4671640

Glenn E. Urquhart 8/20/2007 4:05:42 AM

Fantastic capture, Outstanding color and lighting, Beautiful Motion Composition, Donna!!! !Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4671904

Kimi A. Phillips 8/20/2007 7:42:18 AM

Ditto all of the above! Super fun! #4673185

Paul Michko 8/20/2007 4:08:05 PM

Wonderfully composed, Donna. #4675208

Ken Jarvis 8/20/2007 4:44:54 PM

Nice capture and great use of Orton, Donna! #4675331

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/20/2007 6:51:15 PM

Fabulous image, Donna, great capture and effects!
-Debby #4675660

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/20/2007 9:42:00 PM

Thanks to each and everyone of you!! Your comments are superb!!

Take care!!! #4676241

Nadia Paul 8/21/2007 4:33:05 AM

Beautifully framed shot Donna, the Orton effect works wonderfully well - love it! #4677261

Anita Hogue 8/21/2007 5:45:10 AM

Awesome perspective and I love the effects, Donna! #4677587

Jennifer L. Alder 8/21/2007 8:54:27 AM

NEAT pespective and amazing effect, Donna!
Well seen
:) #4678507

Nadine A. Lewis 8/21/2007 12:11:23 PM

EXCELLENT image, Donna!!! LOVE the colors & OT!!! <>< #4679534

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/21/2007 1:30:29 PM

Whoa!!! I get dizzy really easy and I'm dizzy right now just looking at this beautiful image, Donna!!!! Love the colors and great effects!!!!! k ♫ #4679700

Patrick Rouzes 8/21/2007 7:15:27 PM

Excellent choice of effects on this incredible action shot, Donna!!! Another superb image here my friend!!! #4680806

Sherry S. Boles 8/21/2007 10:27:41 PM

The effect goes wonderfully with this one, Donna! Great composition as well! #4681281

Susan T. Evans 8/21/2007 10:30:21 PM

Awesome image Donna, the effect works great on this, wonderful details too. #4681289

Su Sana E. P 8/21/2007 11:45:37 PM

Awesome fun capture with great effects, Donna!! Terrific job on this. #4681359

Marijana Fajgl 8/22/2007 2:51:50 AM

amazing capture, donna, wonderful effects and perspective! #4681756

Robert R. Goodman 8/22/2007 4:41:15 AM

That looks like fun,Donna.Great action on this shot.Beautiful effects!!!!!! #4682233

eileen bedford 8/22/2007 5:43:36 AM

Great capture, love the light effect of orton you used.... #4682629

Sherri Gorman 8/22/2007 7:29:09 AM

Awesome composition, colors and effects!!!! Excellent capture!!!! #4683179

Nadya Johnson 8/22/2007 10:25:42 AM

Donna, this is awesome! Ought to be a winner! #4683859

Stefania Barbier 8/22/2007 11:57:56 AM

gorgeous capture and effects Donna! #4684110

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/22/2007 12:35:33 PM

Thanks to all of you!! Your comments are very inspirational!!! #4684296

Angela Azzinnaro 8/22/2007 12:51:05 PM

AWESOME CAPTURE DOnna!!!!! #4684347

John Connolly 8/22/2007 2:16:14 PM

An excellent POV and effects for this great capture, Donna! #4684613

Inge S. Lasmana 8/22/2007 2:28:05 PM

Very beautiful perspective and effects, Donna! #4684657

Hector Contreras 8/22/2007 6:30:07 PM

What a fun shot, the Orton effect works very well
Heco #4685467

Michelle L. Frick 8/22/2007 8:21:25 PM

I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this shot! The Orton really makes this seem like a magical shot - a perfect childhood memory. I always loved the big swings when I was a kid (even as a big kid now). Beautifully seen and rendered Donna! #4685861

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/22/2007 9:00:25 PM

Such amazing compliments, thanks everyone!!! #4685983

Hendrik Storme 8/23/2007 6:20:04 AM

Wonderful shot, love the composition and effects! #4687686

Connie J. Bagot 8/23/2007 6:54:57 AM

I like the slight softness---seems to enhance the graceful swinging feeling. #4687849

Kristi A. Howson 8/23/2007 8:36:19 AM

Love the excitement and the Orton effect works so beautifully here Donna. Great work! #4688386

Amanda Chapman 8/23/2007 9:45:27 AM

NO DOUBT we'll see this one again...a few times! #4688644

Sam Britt 8/23/2007 6:26:23 PM

Great image & effects, Donna. Orton Technique looks great on this! #4690177

Arnie Horwitz 8/23/2007 9:19:23 PM

Great capture and effects, Donna! #4690607

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/23/2007 9:53:37 PM

Your comments are VERY cool, and I appreciate them all!!!! #4690688

Heather 8/24/2007 6:44:47 PM


Joline Frazier 8/25/2007 3:50:04 AM

I really enjoy looking at this. The Orton effect is one of my favorites, and I think it suits this image beautifully. #4695255

Terri Beloit 8/25/2007 6:41:03 PM

AWESOME, Donna! I've always loved these rides (from a viewing perspective) at the fairs...great capture and love the technique...it adds just the right effect! #4697654

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/25/2007 10:23:44 PM

Thank you very much everyone!!!!! #4698149

Joyce Bohm 8/26/2007 11:39:53 PM

Donna, this is fantastic work! #4702286

Z. Banu 8/27/2007 1:23:15 AM

Beautiful image!!!excellent effects!!!!very well done Donna. #4702537

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/20/2007 3:12:10 PM

Thank you Joyce and Zaanat!!! #4817636

Kate M. Heimann 9/21/2007 8:42:37 PM

AMAZING! it appeals to my sences on so many levels! love it!

kate #4825082

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/22/2007 7:38:33 PM

Thank you very much Kate!!! #4829825

Terry L. Ellis 10/12/2007 9:37:23 AM

Definitely awesome, Donna! The treatment is fantastic. #4916806

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/12/2007 6:07:29 PM

A BIG thank you Terry!! #4917953

Lorri Shank 10/20/2007 6:59:59 PM

A nice composition, Donna. Looks like a blast. I really like the effect you used, too. #4954695

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/20/2007 8:08:01 PM

Thank you Lorri! #4954901

Renee Doyle 10/24/2007 8:30:35 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist DOnna!!

Laurence Saliba 10/24/2007 8:40:33 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome finalist Donna!!!!!!!! #4974696

Lorri Shank 10/24/2007 8:57:01 PM

Congratulations, Donna. It is a superb image! Good luck. Lorri #4974924

Michelle L. Frick 10/24/2007 9:17:08 PM

Congratulations Donna! You know I love this one!

Stay safe!! You, and all the residents in SoCal are in my thoughts and prayers! #4975179

Angie Sidles 10/24/2007 9:30:07 PM

Congrats Donna! Take care of yourself! #4975298

Jennifer L. Alder 10/24/2007 9:39:35 PM

TERRIFIC finalist, Donna! Congrats:) #4975394

Marcel J. Fernandez 10/24/2007 10:00:10 PM

Way to Donnay!!! Congratulations on your Finalist selection. #4975616

Angela Azzinnaro 10/24/2007 10:03:26 PM

AWESOME finalist Donna!!!! CONGRATS!!!!! #4975645

Pat Gamwell 10/24/2007 10:38:37 PM

Marvelous finalist, Donna! BIG CONGRATS! #4975858

Su Sana E. P 10/24/2007 10:41:08 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Donna!! #4975872

Sherry K. Adkins 10/25/2007 12:28:26 AM

Congrats, Donna, on this great finalist. #4976231

Sherry K. Adkins 10/25/2007 12:28:30 AM

Congrats, Donna, on this great finalist. #4976232

Marijana Fajgl 10/25/2007 12:33:22 AM

Glad to see this wonderful capture again, Donna! Big congratulations! #4976246

Jessica Jenney 10/25/2007 1:50:05 AM

Congratulations, Donna on this terrific finalist! #4976432

Sylvia Rossler 10/25/2007 3:39:44 AM

Big congrats on this wonderful finalist Donna :O) #4976785

Anna Diederich 10/25/2007 6:08:41 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Donna! #4977868

Lisa J. Boulden 10/25/2007 6:14:16 AM

Looks like fun!!!
Beautiful finalists, Donna!
--Lisa #4977930

Erin Appelbaum 10/25/2007 6:42:09 AM

Awesome shot Donna. Congratulations on this finalist. Peter #4978274

Carla Metzler 10/25/2007 6:47:18 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Donna! #4978348

Carol Teal 10/25/2007 7:12:32 AM

A great image Donna! Congrats on your finalist! #4978619

Kathy L. Clark 10/25/2007 7:49:16 AM

Fabulous finalist Donna. Hope to see it in the next round. Congrats. #4978898

Yuntao Liu 10/25/2007 8:17:29 AM

Congratulations Donna! Yuntao #4979086

Colleen Farrell 10/25/2007 8:52:37 AM

Yay--one of my favorites made the finalists! WTG, Donna! #4979343

April Riggs 10/25/2007 10:24:32 AM

Congrats on this fantastic shot! #4979957

Wayne T. Fisk 10/25/2007 10:26:29 AM

Your technique really worked on this. Great job! A superb shot!
Wayne #4979973

Terry L. Ellis 10/25/2007 11:16:13 AM

WTG, Donna! A marvelous finalist! Congratulations! #4980298

Sam Britt 10/25/2007 12:17:21 PM

Congratulations again, Donna! #4980641

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 10/25/2007 3:16:43 PM

Big Congratulations Donna!,
Amalia #4981578

Stefania Barbier 10/25/2007 3:41:42 PM


Anita Hogue 10/25/2007 3:49:21 PM

I do so love this image, Donna! Congratulations! Hope you are safe! #4981819

Laurie Daily 10/25/2007 4:05:50 PM

What a fun image, Donna! Congrats to you and sure hoping that you are in a safe place right now. #4981883

John Connolly 10/25/2007 4:06:39 PM

Congratulations on your finalists awards, Donna! Well Done! #4981888

Cyn Valentine 10/25/2007 4:11:27 PM

Big congratulations Donna..WTG!! #4981922

Claudia Kuhn 10/25/2007 4:30:12 PM

Wonderful capture, congrats on this and your other finalists! #4982035

Susan Fox 10/25/2007 4:33:56 PM

Awesome image! Congratulations Donna!! #4982052

Donna R. Wageman 10/25/2007 5:59:03 PM

Great, great and more great Donna. Like Colleen said "one of my favorites" made the finalists. God Bless! #4982466

eileen bedford 10/25/2007 6:26:05 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Donna, awesome job........ #4982620

Joyce Bohm 10/25/2007 7:03:21 PM

CONGRATS!!!!!!!! #4982810

Sandra R. Alvey 10/25/2007 7:36:28 PM



Sherry S. Boles 10/26/2007 1:41:56 AM

Congratulations, Donna! #4983948

Ross Throndson 10/26/2007 5:13:21 AM

Wow...Congratulations on this Fantastic Finalist, Donna.....Great One!! #4984548

Melissa Malisia 10/26/2007 5:59:02 AM

Big congrats on this beautiful Finalist, Donna!!! :) #4984782

Anita Hogue 10/26/2007 2:10:07 PM

WOW, awesome month! Congratulations on your second place win!!!!!!! #4986681

Sharon Day 10/26/2007 2:22:26 PM

Big congratulations, Donna!!! Great job! #4986766

DiAnna F. Paulk 10/26/2007 2:33:24 PM

Congratulations with this beautiful capture and second place win, Donna! #4986871

Michelle L. Frick 10/26/2007 2:40:13 PM

Congratulations Donna! A beautiful winning image!! #4986919

Debbie E. Payne 10/26/2007 2:40:30 PM

Congratulations, Donna. I love it! Great shot. Makes me feel like I am there. #4986921

Karen Engelbreth 10/26/2007 2:49:24 PM

Congratulations Donna! #4986997

Renee Doyle 10/26/2007 2:55:05 PM

Big congratulations Donna! #4987052

Jennifer L. Alder 10/26/2007 3:04:07 PM

WTG, Donna!!!! This is a fantastic winning image-- congrats
:) #4987120

Cyn Valentine 10/26/2007 3:05:28 PM

Congratulations Donna on your win!! Awesome!!!! #4987137

Carla Metzler 10/26/2007 3:06:06 PM

Congratulations on your win, Donna! #4987142

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/26/2007 3:11:32 PM

Thank you SO much for all of your CONGRATULATORY wishes!!! I am overjoyed to have such wonderful friends here at BetterPhoto!! I truly appreciate your constant support and inspiration!! Wow, how exciting!!!

Thanks again!!!


Jessica Jenney 10/26/2007 3:14:22 PM

Congratulations, Donna on this beautiful winner! #4987195

Terry L. Ellis 10/26/2007 3:52:44 PM

Am I proud? YES! Congratulations on this awesome Second Place win, Donna! #4987346

Mike D. Perez 10/26/2007 3:56:47 PM

Congratulations on your great Winner, Donna! #4987362

Erin Appelbaum 10/26/2007 4:07:55 PM

WTG Donna. Congratulations Peter #4987426

Patricia Ronan 10/26/2007 4:27:10 PM

Congrats on your Winner Donna:) #4987535

Lorri Shank 10/26/2007 4:32:46 PM

congratulations, Donna! #4987557

Sam Britt 10/26/2007 4:39:01 PM

Congratulations on this winner, Donna! #4987575

Deborah C. Lewinson 10/26/2007 4:45:39 PM

Hearty congrats on this awesome winner, Donna- I love it!!!
-Debby #4987602

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 10/26/2007 4:52:07 PM

hi Donna! CONGRATS on this awesome winner!! WTG, my friend! :) #4987634

Susan Fox 10/26/2007 4:56:28 PM

Congratulations on your win Donna!!!! #4987658

Crystal L. Craig 10/26/2007 5:22:01 PM

Congratulations Donna on this absolutely wonderful win! I'm also Super Glad that you've survived the fires and here to enjoy and bask in the glory :) Well done! #4987754

Jill Flynn 10/26/2007 6:06:08 PM

Wonderful perspective, crop and colors Donna! Great job on getting this one. Congratulations on your WIN!!!! #4987878

Su Sana E. P 10/26/2007 6:19:51 PM

Huge Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Donna!! #4987952

Joyce Bohm 10/26/2007 6:30:20 PM

Congrats Donna! I am so happy for you!!!! #4988014

eileen bedford 10/26/2007 7:00:49 PM

A BIG Congratulations on your win Donna, WTGG... #4988157

Angie Sidles 10/26/2007 7:02:53 PM

WTG Donna!! Excellent work! #4988168

Colleen Farrell 10/26/2007 7:03:07 PM

Soooo well-deserved, my friend! Big congratulations on this win! :D #4988171

randy dannheim 10/26/2007 7:09:38 PM

Congrats my friend. #4988229

Hector Contreras 10/26/2007 7:11:35 PM

WTG well deserved
Heco #4988239

Anna Diederich 10/26/2007 8:01:18 PM

Congratulations on your win, Donna! #4988441

Stan Kwasniowski 10/26/2007 8:25:34 PM

Donna a "BIG" congratulations #4988507

Evy Johansen 10/26/2007 8:35:45 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Donna!! #4988540

Nadya Johnson 10/26/2007 8:42:21 PM

So glad to see this got the Gold!! Congratulations Donna, on your stunning winning shot! #4988579

Steven E. Ray 10/26/2007 9:09:11 PM

The is a great carny capture! Congratulations on your Winner Donna! #4988648

Laurence Saliba 10/26/2007 9:38:33 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Donna!!!! #4988716

Stefania Barbier 10/26/2007 11:38:03 PM


Sheryl A. Hudson 10/27/2007 12:37:31 AM

Congratulations Donna - on your well deserved win!!! #4989043

Mary K. Robison 10/27/2007 12:57:53 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Donna! #4989086

Tarun Bose 10/27/2007 2:47:59 AM

Big congrats Donna for your deserving second place winner. #4989203

Joseph N. DiGilio 10/27/2007 4:13:28 AM

Congratulations Donna! #4989361

Laurie Daily 10/27/2007 4:43:09 AM

Congrats to you on this great winner, Donna! #4989426

Jeff Robinson 10/27/2007 5:22:09 AM

Congrats Donna on this Excellent and well deserved Win! Jeff #4989570

Holly Shao 10/27/2007 5:39:24 AM

Congratulations on your win, Donna!!

Holly #4989677

Stephen Zacker 10/27/2007 6:09:41 AM

Congratulations #4989852

Graeme yew Chow 10/27/2007 6:30:33 AM

Congratulations on this excellent winner, Donna. #4990025

Kathy L. Clark 10/27/2007 6:30:39 AM

Way to go Donna. I'm so happy for you. Congrats on this lovely winner. #4990028

Ross Throndson 10/27/2007 6:51:04 AM

Love this one, Donna.....Huge Congratulations on your Double Win today.....Wow....WTG!!! #4990154

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 10/27/2007 8:01:55 AM

BIG Congrats on Both your win's Donna, WTG! #4990550

Lynn Haack 10/27/2007 8:09:18 AM

WOW....A BIG CONGRATS for this excellent WINNER! Way to GO!!! Lynn #4990579

David Phalen 10/27/2007 9:18:24 AM

Big Congrats on a well deserved Winner! #4990828

Nancy L. Green 10/27/2007 12:40:39 PM

Huge congratulations Donna on this very well deserved winner, WTG!! <>< #4991605

Lois Adomite 10/27/2007 6:54:38 PM

Congratulations Donna on your win. Lois #4992598

Marcel J. Fernandez 10/27/2007 8:46:42 PM

Double congratulations Donnaon your two beautiful winners. #4992861

Angela Azzinnaro 10/27/2007 9:33:32 PM


Susan T. Evans 10/27/2007 10:00:00 PM

Congrats Donna on this awesome second place winner, WTG!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4993015

Robert K. Bemus 10/27/2007 10:35:44 PM

Congratulations on your win, Donna!! #4993084

Carol Teal 10/27/2007 11:34:41 PM

Congrats on your win Donna!! #4993161

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/28/2007 8:31:11 AM

I'm honored to have such great comments and congratulatory wishes from ALL of you!!! THANKS SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!

Take care and keep up the great work!!!

Donna #4994523

Sylvia Rossler 10/28/2007 10:03:18 AM

Big Big congrats Donna :O) #4994879

Vicki Hunt 10/28/2007 11:02:20 AM

Congratulations on this great winner! #4995055

Vicki Hunt 10/28/2007 2:10:25 PM

Congratulations, Donna!!! #4995624

Jill Odice 10/28/2007 4:22:47 PM

I predicted way back when this was a winner and I was right :-) Congrats! I am spending today trying to catch up on my commenting! #4996162

Patrick Rouzes 10/28/2007 6:41:53 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved honor,Donna!!! very happy for you, my friend!!! #4996643

Marilyn K. Lincecum 10/28/2007 11:41:08 PM

Congratulations Donna on a well deserved seond place win !!! #4997575

Avril Young 10/29/2007 12:27:49 AM

wow congrats on this awesome photo...
Awesome perspective......stunning work..

Ken Smith 10/29/2007 3:38:32 AM

I can see the fun coming out of this shot. Congrats, Donna! Awesome shot! #4998246

Jenny Bosmans 10/29/2007 4:26:12 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Donna! :) #4998472

Kathleen Roughan 10/29/2007 7:21:37 AM

Congratulations on your win, Donna!! #4999354

Dianna Hauf 10/29/2007 9:12:36 AM

What a GREAT fun capture Donna!!!! WTG! Congratulations!!! #4999721

Sherry Sturgis 10/29/2007 9:25:19 AM

WTG Donna!!!! This is a sensational capture! Many Congratulations to you!! #4999781

Emile Abbott 10/29/2007 10:13:25 AM

Congratulation Donna on a fabulous winner. #4999934

Pat Gamwell 10/29/2007 10:26:55 AM

WTG, girl! All the way to the top! Congrats! #4999981

Sandra M. High 10/29/2007 11:50:48 AM

Congrats on a well deserved winner!!!! I love when the people I talk with win! Your very talented! you should be very proud! #5000200

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/29/2007 2:41:38 PM

You really know how to make a person feel SPECIAL!!! Thanks again to ALL of you!!!!!! Your inspiration and support are truly AMAZING!!!!'

Best wishes,

Donna #5000609

Dale Ann Cubbage 11/8/2007 6:58:58 AM

Donna, this is fantastic! A true winner! Congrats, it's really fabulous! What a great capture!! You GO GIRL!!

And to think, I knew you when . . .

da #5044660

RD . 11/10/2007 7:08:14 PM

Donna you have captured the thrill and enjoyment so well. Congratulations on your well deserved win! PS: I am stuck with a dial up connection and it took 5 minutes to get to the bottom of this thread..Cheers! Richard. #5055788

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/10/2007 7:12:04 PM

Thank you Dale Ann and RD!! I'm so lucky to know such a great group of photographers!!!

Thanks again to ALL of you!!

Take care!!!

Donna #5055798

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 12/2/2007 4:06:10 PM

Super capture, Donna ... looks like this was lots of fun .... and all this fun got you a wonderful Winner .... Congratulations

............... Steve
... #5160665

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/3/2007 5:02:01 PM

Thanks Steve!!! The fair was fun and I enjoyed doing the photography while my daughter rode all the rides!! #5165154

Max Adiyuniarko 12/11/2007 5:19:15 PM

Congratz for your second winner Donna ... your photo is really superb ... even only taken with Digital Pocket Camera only ... Salute for you ... !!! #5197211

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/12/2007 8:22:21 AM

Thank you Max, what a great comment! #5199883

Mitzie Loland 3/24/2008 3:53:35 AM

Great photo Donna!! #5686513

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/24/2008 1:57:53 PM

Thank you Mitzie!!! #5690002

Bill Knaps 3/27/2008 9:12:28 PM

A great shot Donna. Congrats on another win. Bill #5708381

Candice L. Carter 4/3/2008 5:43:35 AM

What a fantasy shot! Excellent POV and perfectly done! #5737819

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 4/3/2008 9:05:01 AM

Thank you Bill and Candice for your wonderful compliments. I appreciate your gallery visits! #5738659

Melinda B. Shiflet 4/20/2008 4:53:10 PM

Congratulations, Donna! I remember seeing this one on your website. This is such a neat shot! Takes me back to my childhood -- although, I still enjoy the swings here in my adulthood! You really capture the spirit of such a fun ride with the color and the effects! GREAT job!! :)

Melinda #5812546

Kathleen K. Parker 8/16/2008 5:36:35 AM

Love this Donna and so glad it got a Second Place award. I would love to ride this and photograph at the same time. Really good photo!
kk #6320477

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/16/2008 9:50:33 AM

Thanks Melinda and Kathleen! #6321417

Judi Bailey 8/24/2008 6:26:02 PM

Add one more "awesome" to the list....I love it !!! Congratulations on the win!!! #6361527

Nichelle Russell 1/11/2009 6:40:15 AM

Congratulations on your spectacular win!! This is so beautiful and really brings the kid out in you!! :) #7014343

David A. Simons 3/8/2009 6:03:17 PM

Congratulations and this is an awesome capture. #7259821

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/8/2009 6:13:40 PM

Thank you Judi, Nichelle and David!!! #7259862

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Captured at the San Diego County Fair on 6-28-2007.

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Uploaded on 8/19/2007 10:37:49 PM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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