Colette M. Metcalf 7/16/2004 7:54:47 PM

Great image, Monika!! #148634

Terry R. Hatfield 7/16/2004 8:04:44 PM

Hi Monika:-) Boy These Look Great The Exposure Looks Spot On I Like The Tones It Has!! #651300

Leanne M.E. Boyd 7/17/2004 1:54:07 AM

This is fantastic, Monika! Love it! #651527

Randy A. Myers 7/17/2004 3:04:35 AM

Well done. Beautiful colors. Would look great in a beach house. RAM #651698

Teresa L. Bernard 7/17/2004 3:29:24 AM

Great job, love the comp & colors! #651751

Michael Brown 7/17/2004 10:31:50 AM

Subtle color/light, yet striking.
I sure like it!! #653449

Murry Grigsby 7/17/2004 11:53:04 AM

Striking design and high-key exposure Monika! I got to handle a D70 today--very nice camera!! #653598

Paul C. Gazzanigo 7/18/2004 1:10:37 PM

Beautiful, Monika! #656178

Monika Sapek 7/21/2004 10:30:40 AM

Thank you very much for your comments, everyone! For this image I used borrowed sea shells from my daughter. There is so much stuff in my kidsí rooms that can make a nice subject for an image. Itís fun to find them sometimes and play a bit. Very good exercise for the eyes ;-).

Terry R. Hatfield 8/14/2004 3:59:57 AM

Congrats To You On Your Finalist Monika:-) #707356

Dolores Neilson 8/14/2004 4:30:43 AM

Woo hoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!! #707442

Jennifer Rennison 8/14/2004 8:17:14 AM

Fabulous image! Congratulations, Monika! #708533

Susan T. Evans 8/14/2004 9:18:21 AM

Congrats Monica, terrific image! #708887

Murry Grigsby 8/14/2004 11:13:01 AM

Congrats Monika! #709492

Karen Engelbreth 8/14/2004 3:27:01 PM

Congratulations, Monika! #710433

Monika Sapek 8/14/2004 9:58:36 PM

Terry, Dolores, Jennifer, Susan, Murry, and Karen - Thank you so very much for taking your time to write!!! Thank you for your nice notes!

Isabel L 8/15/2004 12:54:13 AM

Congrats Monika!!!!! :) You must be very happy about this. #711278

Karen Beri 8/15/2004 1:06:16 AM

Way to go Monika!!!!Congratulations on your win, very well deserved!!!!! #711293

Dan Holm 8/15/2004 2:14:18 AM

Congratulations, Monika!! #711363

William C. Raco 8/15/2004 4:50:06 AM

This is beautiful, Monika.
Love the lines, shapes and swirls.
Congratulations on the win!

bill #711531

Kristen McKain 8/15/2004 5:24:49 AM

Beautiful!!! Congrats! Well deserved! #711641

Claudia Kuhn 8/15/2004 5:29:16 AM

Big congrats on your win Monika! #711666

Ed Isaacs 8/15/2004 5:52:02 AM

Congratulations, Monika. #711762

Kathleen Clemons 8/15/2004 6:04:44 AM

Congrats, Monika. #711804

Charlene Bayerle 8/15/2004 6:38:37 AM

Congratulations Monika!!! #711915

Deborah Sandidge 8/15/2004 6:38:45 AM

Beautiful, congratulations Monika! #711916

Wendy M. Amdahl 8/15/2004 6:53:18 AM

This is a beautiful image Monika and it would look great in my bathroom! Congratulations! #711959

Susan T. Evans 8/15/2004 8:40:49 AM

Congrats Monika, well deserved! #712176

Dolores Neilson 8/15/2004 8:44:30 AM

Another 1st prize Monika! Woo hoooo!!! #712196

Nancy Grace Chen 8/15/2004 11:32:44 AM

Love the textures and how the narrow range of color really emphasizes them. Congratulations on your First Place winner, Monika!!

Nancy #712528

Janet Detota 8/15/2004 12:33:26 PM

Love the textures, subtle tones and clarity. Congratulations! #712689

Donna J. Taff 8/15/2004 12:35:36 PM

Congratulation's on your win, Monika!!!!!!! #712693

Murry Grigsby 8/15/2004 1:18:38 PM

Congratulations on your fine image and your win Monika! #712804

Robin L. Wehrman 8/15/2004 2:42:40 PM

Congratulations on an outstanding image Monika!! #713021

Teresa L. Bernard 8/15/2004 3:53:53 PM

Congratulations Monika! #713121

Terry R. Hatfield 8/15/2004 4:25:50 PM

Hi Monika!! Congratulations On An Excellent Image And Your 1st Place Win:-) #713209

Diane Addonizio 8/15/2004 9:14:49 PM

Congratulations! #713569

Monika Sapek 8/15/2004 10:13:14 PM

I want to thank you very much for all your encouraging words, everyone! It is such an unexpected win for me! A big and a wonderful surprise! Thank you for your great support, everyone! I really appreciate it!

Robin L. Wehrman 8/16/2004 4:40:27 AM

Congratulations on a magnificent image Monika and your first place win! #714048

Kelly Abernathy 8/16/2004 5:07:54 AM

Congratulations on your first place win Monica! -K #714115

Janice Forrest 8/16/2004 8:53:17 AM

This is a well deserved win. The shot is beautiful. Congratutions. #714864

Mette Vendelboe Allison 8/16/2004 10:07:44 AM

Soft and delicate! Big congrats from me, Monika:-) #715020

Andre Marhaug 8/16/2004 2:37:07 PM

Congrats. Well deserved win!. #715636

Pu Chen 8/16/2004 2:49:15 PM

Congratulations, Monika! Surely like to see more of your views on your kids' stuff :) #715663

Bernard B. Travers 8/16/2004 10:14:26 PM


Wanda Judd 8/17/2004 1:13:28 PM

Monika, This is truly wonderful...congratulations. #717552

Nancy Helvenston 8/17/2004 7:36:56 PM

Beatiful shot and congratulations!!! #718206

Diane Dupuis 8/19/2004 6:02:55 PM

Congrats! Great shot! #721999

Philip Pankov 9/24/2005 5:52:38 PM

What a great image, Monika!! Well done!

Philip Pankov
Pictures of Ireland - Fine Art Photographs of Ireland

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