Larry L. Redmon level-classic 2/4/2008 7:34:29 PM

Very nice, Donna! #846944

Cheryle J. Himes 2/4/2008 7:39:00 PM

Great capture, nice work. #5444630

Heather 2/4/2008 7:58:51 PM


Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 2/4/2008 8:26:33 PM

Fantastic capture, Donna. Beautiful colors and scene. #5444822

Dr. Harmeet Singh 2/4/2008 9:00:35 PM

So beautiful.Great colors and composition. #5444915

Anna M. Halasz 2/4/2008 9:00:56 PM

Beautiful capture,Donna. Anna #5444917

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 2/4/2008 9:05:34 PM

I just love this, Donna! The colors are so vibrant and the silhouette stands out clearly. Wonderful! #5444923

Stefania Barbier level-classic 2/4/2008 9:57:09 PM

spectacular Donna... colors are stunning! #5445056

Katarina Mansson 2/4/2008 11:01:39 PM

AMAZING! Colors, lines, reflections, composition, light and silhouettes are absolutely gorgeous. #5445197

Les Rhoades level-classic 2/4/2008 11:02:30 PM

The strong lines and overwhelming bright colors make this sublime. #5445200

Tiia Vissak 2/4/2008 11:59:30 PM

great colors & pov! #5445274

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 2/5/2008 2:08:33 AM

WOW, awsome colors and pov Donna, Beautiful! #5445587

Mike Clime 2/5/2008 3:30:40 AM

This is beautiful, Donna! Nice capture! #5445847

Michael Khoury 2/5/2008 3:55:23 AM

Outstanding Donna !!
m #5446003

Tammy K. Stacy 2/5/2008 5:42:14 AM

Donna! This image is absolutely astounding! The color is so rich and vibrant, and it just draws you in! Great lines & composition! I love it! Very nice shot! Kudos!!! ~tamara #5446894

Joy Rector 2/5/2008 6:40:19 AM

awesome #5447228

John Caruso 2/5/2008 6:55:18 AM

What a top notch composition, and your light/color work is fab, too! #5447303

Elida Gutierrez 2/5/2008 9:31:12 AM

Beautyful golden tones!!! #5447946

Lydia Martin 2/5/2008 11:25:39 AM

Just beautiful - love the little details on the foreground waves breaking the shore. And well, everything else too. #5448293

Roxanne M. Bubar 2/5/2008 2:57:08 PM

Stunning colors and tones. Love the silhouette. #5449237

Jeana Clark 2/5/2008 3:04:30 PM

This just POPS off the screen!!
Beautiful colors Donna!!

~J~ #5449268

Bill Knaps 2/5/2008 4:12:37 PM

This is beautiful Donna. Bill #5449540

William F. Clair 2/5/2008 4:47:03 PM

Reminds me of the movie..."The Endless Summer." Great shot!!! #5449715

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/5/2008 5:01:26 PM

Your comments are so great and VERY much appreciated.


Take care and best of luck!!!

Donna #5449799

Alexis Yobbagy 2/5/2008 5:08:00 PM

Wonderful work!!! Makes me feel warm just looking at it!!! #5449834

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 2/5/2008 5:12:03 PM

Donna- Brilliant and awesome. Love the glow. The colors are so vibrant and pop. Fabulous. Love the silouetted look of the pier and the surfer. Clarity and lighting are outstanding.
Marvelous work.
Have a wonderful day, take care. #5449855

Cyn Valentine level-classic 2/5/2008 5:27:38 PM

What a stunner DOnna..excellent color and comp..beautifully done!! #5449921

Lynn Haack level-classic 2/5/2008 5:38:42 PM this version! The increase contrast adds a wonderful "pop" to this dramatic and stunning photo. This is one of my *all time* favorites!! One sign of an excellent photo is how memorable it is...this one is VERY memorable! Lynn Lynn #5449969

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 2/5/2008 5:50:02 PM

Just incredibly beautiful, Donna!!!!! ♫ k #5450007

Sandra R. Alvey level-classic 2/5/2008 6:07:48 PM

Another stunning submit of this gorgeous image Donna, I particularly like this one with it's high contrast. LOVELY and it better be a winner this time!! #5450082

Jean E. Hildebrant level-classic 2/5/2008 8:18:44 PM

This one really has the "wow" factor, Donna! What an amazing gallery you have!!! I hope this does well for you! #5450552

Su Sana E. P level-classic 2/5/2008 9:36:08 PM

Donna deserves Gold for this masterpiece!! Yeah I'm counting on the judges. Or I'll personally send one from here. LOL #5450742

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/6/2008 9:50:29 AM

Thanks again to each of you. Your compliments are so kind and so cool!!!

Take care and best of luck!!

Donna #5453349

Dale Hardin 2/7/2008 8:43:09 AM

You've done it again. Whether black and white or brilliant color, you have the gift. Wonderful image. Dale #5458640

Sam Britt 2/7/2008 6:22:31 PM

Stunning! #5461109

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/8/2008 9:15:50 AM

Thank you Dale and Sam VERY much!!! #5464543

Sue Marshall 2/9/2008 4:38:43 AM

Beautiful image Donna the colours are amazing!! #5467846

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/9/2008 5:51:34 PM

Thanks so much Sue!! #5470876

Corinne M. Thompson 2/11/2008 8:43:07 AM

Excellent capture Donna! #5478378

Irene Colling level-classic 2/11/2008 2:32:32 PM

Very striking with bold colors. Love it. #5479859

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/13/2008 2:28:53 PM

Thank you Corinne and Irene!!! #5490731

Doug J. Dailey 2/14/2008 7:29:53 PM

Donna...Very nice! need I say more: )

Best wishes,

Doug #5496944

Sarah G 3/15/2008 3:29:53 PM

BEAUTIFUL!!! This is one amazing image. #5646931

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/15/2008 3:51:34 PM

Thank you Doug and Sarah for your kind compliments!! #5646986

Nikki McDonald level-classic 3/18/2008 8:51:25 AM

You always have such wonderful colors and clarity in these pier sunset shots, Donna. This is no exception--easy to see why it's a favorite. Good luck. #5658020

Elida Gutierrez 3/22/2008 10:02:44 AM

A Big Congrats in your Finalist!!! #5677173

Nikki McDonald level-classic 3/22/2008 10:57:11 AM

A favorite and a finalist--WTG, Donna. Congratulations and good luck. #5677446

Colleen Farrell level-classic 3/22/2008 11:11:57 AM

WTG, Donna! Big congrats on your finalist! #5677550

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic 3/22/2008 11:32:11 AM

Congratulations Donna!,
Amalia #5677653

Su Sana E. P level-classic 3/22/2008 11:49:35 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Donna!! #5677767

William C. Raco level-classic 3/22/2008 12:00:52 PM

Wonderfully done, Donna
Congratulations #5677857

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/22/2008 12:25:14 PM

Thank you Nikki, Elida, Colleen, Amalia, SuSana and Bill!!! I appreciate your congratulatory wishes and great comments!!! #5677987

Dr Silly 3/22/2008 1:15:26 PM

Donna congratualtion on this beautiful finalist. :O)

Tammy Espino 3/22/2008 1:16:05 PM

Love your surfer dude :) A big congrats on him winning a finalist! WHOHOOO #5678299

Sylvia Rossler 3/22/2008 1:37:31 PM

A big congrats on this fantastic finalist Donna :o) #5678442

Michelle Alton 3/22/2008 2:19:22 PM

Congratulations, Donna!
Way to go!
Michelle #5678790

Jeana Clark 3/22/2008 2:34:07 PM


~J~ #5678887

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 3/22/2008 3:55:22 PM

Congratulations, Donna, on your fantastic finalist! #5679342

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/22/2008 4:03:52 PM

Thank you Doc, Tammy, Sylvia, Michelle, Jeana and Terry!!

Take care and enjoy your Easter weekend!!

Donna #5679414

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 3/22/2008 4:06:44 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Donna! #5679435

Bill Wyatt 3/22/2008 4:07:35 PM

Gorgeous work, stunning in fact! Congratulations Donna! #5679441

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 3/22/2008 5:49:19 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Donna!!!

Debby #5679976

Sam Britt level-classic 3/22/2008 6:54:47 PM

Congratulations, Donna! #5680331

Lynn Haack level-classic 3/22/2008 6:58:27 PM

A BIG CONGRATS on this inspiring finalist!! WTG...Lynn :) #5680366

Ken Smith level-classic 3/22/2008 7:26:56 PM

Very, very nice, Donna! Congrats to you!! #5680508

Susan Fox level-classic 3/22/2008 7:46:04 PM

Beautifully done! Congratulations Donna :-) #5680598

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/22/2008 7:59:52 PM

Thank you Barbara, Bill, Debby, Sam, Lynn, Ken and Susan. I appreciate all of your inspirational comments!!!

Donna #5680649

Jessica Jenney level-classic 3/23/2008 3:37:29 AM

Congratulations, Donna on your gorgeous finalist! #5681541

Colette M. Metcalf 3/23/2008 4:17:54 AM

WTG! Congratulations, Donna!!! #5681721

Deb Koskovich 3/23/2008 4:49:50 AM

Congrats on this awesome finalist, Donna! #5681893

Cassie L. Woodlee 3/23/2008 7:04:17 AM

Congratulations, Donna!! #5682642

Susan M. Campbell 3/23/2008 8:06:07 AM

Way to go Donna...a wonderful finalist...congrats! #5682859

Debra R. Harder 3/23/2008 8:15:20 AM

BIG CONGRATS, Donna, on this BEAUTIFUL finalist! It's one of my favs! Hope it goes all the way! Deb #5682905

Cheryl E. Molennor 3/23/2008 8:37:15 AM

Congratulations on this great finalist! #5683028

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 3/23/2008 10:33:25 AM

Huge congratulations Donna on this stunning finalist!! Best of luck in the next round!! #5683555

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 3/23/2008 10:49:13 AM

Great framing with the pier and great mood with the colors Donna! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #5683622

Jeff Robinson level-classic 3/23/2008 12:24:49 PM

Congrats Donna on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff #5683994

Cyn Valentine level-classic 3/23/2008 12:36:37 PM

Congratulations Donna! #5684029

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/23/2008 12:59:45 PM

I really appreciate your supportive comments and congratulatory wishes.

Thanks and best of luck to ALL of you!!!

Donna #5684125

Laurie Daily level-classic 3/23/2008 1:44:55 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Donna! #5684392

Laurence Saliba level-classic 3/23/2008 2:00:36 PM

A big congrats on this awesome finalist, Donna!!! #5684479

Stefania Barbier level-classic 3/23/2008 2:24:57 PM

huge congrats Donna!!! #5684585

Sherri Gorman level-classic 3/23/2008 5:45:54 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!!! #5685194

Angie Sidles level-classic 3/23/2008 7:22:30 PM

Big Congrats Donna! Just gorgeous! #5685465

Vicki Hunt 3/24/2008 3:25:41 AM

Congratulations!!!! #5686371

Tiia Vissak 3/24/2008 4:28:43 AM

Congratulations! #5686759

Katarina Mansson 3/24/2008 5:14:17 AM

I still think it is amazing and am not surprised!!! Congratulations and good luck next! #5687012

Nadya Johnson 3/24/2008 11:10:46 AM

Stunning! Congratulations Donna, on your outstanding finalist! #5689048

Marina Moore 3/24/2008 11:41:15 AM

Congratulations Donna!!! Outstanding image!!! :) #5689262

Tarun Bose 3/24/2008 11:56:53 AM

Big congrats Donna, for your excellent finalist. #5689359

Stephen Zacker 3/24/2008 12:13:28 PM

Awesome. Congrats! #5689452

john dunne 3/24/2008 2:45:10 PM

Best of luck with this stunning stunning shot. #5690216

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/24/2008 3:02:23 PM

Big Congrats on your finalist, best of luck in the next round!!! #5690307

Christian Rosito level-classic 3/24/2008 6:49:59 PM

Congratulations on your great finalist, my best wishes for the next round! #5691674

Joseph N. DiGilio 3/24/2008 7:13:30 PM

Bravo, Donna. #5691905

Joan Powell 3/24/2008 7:35:29 PM

Congrats on your wonderful image ! #5692055

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/24/2008 7:41:48 PM

Thanks for all of your inspirational comments and congratulatory wishes. I truly appreciate the great support!!!

Take care and best of luck!!

Donna #5692094

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/24/2008 7:59:54 PM

Fantastic work Donna!!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist! #5692234

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 3/25/2008 9:29:39 AM

Such an incredible finalist, Donna!
Congratulations on your fine work!
~Lisa #5695476

Michael G. Marshall 3/25/2008 10:03:34 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Donna! Your works continues to amaze! - Michael #5695685

Gary Lange 3/25/2008 10:53:11 AM

Many, MANY congrats here, Donna!! #5695967

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/25/2008 11:06:21 AM

Thank you Renee, Lisa, Michael and Gary for your congratulatory wishes.

To all of you here at BetterPhoto, a HUGE THANK YOU of your continued inspiration and suppot!!

Take care!

Donna #5696039

Linda Blair 3/25/2008 3:37:36 PM

This is gorgeous...congrats!!!!!! ☺ #5697329

Corinne M. Thompson 3/25/2008 4:43:43 PM

Congrats on your Finalist Donna! #5697646

Roger Fry 3/25/2008 6:03:39 PM

Another exceptional finalist Donna! #5698029

Graeme yew Chow 3/26/2008 12:43:56 AM

Fantastic composition and great silhouette, Donna. #5699418

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/26/2008 11:07:07 AM

Thank you Linda, Corinne, Roger and Graeme!!! I appreciate your comments VERY much!!!! #5701573

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/26/2008 11:07:07 AM

Thank you Linda, Corinne, Roger and Graeme!!! I appreciate your comments VERY much!!!! #5701574

ALLEN O. HOWARD 3/30/2008 2:53:52 PM

eautiful Donna! Congrats!!! #5719981

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/30/2008 3:08:16 PM

Thank you Allen! #5720045

Kirk Pullen 3/31/2008 5:14:08 PM

Reminds me of the movie the endless summer. Beautiful! #5725529

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/31/2008 8:00:09 PM

Thanks you very much for your excellent comments James!! #5726099

Adrian Klein 4/4/2008 7:48:52 PM

Simply outstanding work! The gradual changes in the gradient colors here are top notch. Anyone would be glad to have something like this in their portfolio. #5745889

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 4/4/2008 8:37:55 PM

I really appreciate your very kind compliments!!! Thank you Adrian!!! #5746046

Laura E. Swan level-classic 4/5/2008 9:42:22 PM

WOW! Your images in your gallery are amazing. I'm really enjoying them! You have so many beautiful shots! So well done! Makes me realize how limited my little world is. I hope one day I will work my way out and expand my subjects and models and focus's as you have!

-Laura Swan #5749834

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 4/6/2008 10:35:23 AM

Thank you Laura for your inspirational thoughts and great compliments. I appreciate your gallery visit!!

Donna #5751783

Alex T. Mizuno 4/24/2008 11:29:22 AM

Hey, Donna, this is your winning season! Congratulations on the Honorable Mention!! #5836136

Susan Fox 4/24/2008 11:38:48 AM

Congratulations on your Honorable Mention Donna :-) #5836219

Leslie McLain level-classic 4/24/2008 11:52:51 AM

Congrats on your beautiful Honorable Mention. #5836305

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/24/2008 12:10:50 PM


Sarah Lamb level-classic 4/24/2008 12:16:56 PM

Congrts on the HM!! Well Deserved Donna! #5836399

Michelle L. Frick 4/24/2008 12:43:33 PM

Congratulations Donna!! #5836571

Barbara Helgason 4/24/2008 12:51:23 PM

Simply stunning! #5836608

Sylvia Rossler 4/24/2008 2:11:05 PM

Big congrats on your wonderful HM winner Donna :O) #5837030

Ken Smith level-classic 4/24/2008 2:47:36 PM

Congrats, Donna. Beautiful... #5837161

Sue L. Cullumber 4/24/2008 3:37:48 PM

Donna - congrats on your HM! Great job - just beautiful and thanks for all your wonderful comments. Sue #5837331

Sharon Day level-classic 4/24/2008 4:39:01 PM

Awesome shot, Donna!!! Congratulations on HM! #5837592

Dale Hardin 4/24/2008 4:54:55 PM

Congratulations Donna on the award. Well deserved for an excellent image.

Dale #5837649

Nadya Johnson 4/24/2008 6:47:02 PM

Donna, congratulations on your Honorable Mention! The light and color DAZZLE in this gorgeous photo! Wonderful! #5838056

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 4/24/2008 8:12:49 PM

Congratulations on your Honorable Mention. It is a beautiful imgae. #5838417

Katarina Mansson 4/24/2008 10:51:07 PM

Lovely light, silhouette and colors - big congratulations on this beautiful Honorable Mention award! #5838665

Schiavonn M. Hasslinger 4/25/2008 4:40:04 PM

Brilliant! Congratultions! #5842026

Melinda B. Shiflet 4/26/2008 5:45:37 AM

Ooooohhh! That's NICE! I love the colors and the reflection of the water, and the silhouettes of the pier and the surfer in the background! What an awesome shot, Donna!! Great job!

Melinda #5843699

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 4/26/2008 8:53:53 AM

Thank you everyone!!! Your comments are superb and very inspirational. I appreciate your congratulatory wishes and constant support. Thanks to the judges for my honorable mention award!! I'm honored and very happy!!!

Take care and best of luck!!!

Donna #5844482

Jessica Jenney level-classic 4/27/2008 8:22:35 AM

Big congrats, Donna on your beautiful Honorable Mention! #5847917

Laurie Daily level-classic 4/28/2008 5:53:08 PM

A HUGE congrats to you on this most deserving honorable mention, Donna! #5855152

Ken Jarvis level-classic 4/29/2008 5:11:02 PM

Congratulations on your Honorable Mention, Donna! Beautiful image! #5859374

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 4/29/2008 8:26:11 PM

This is a great image from all point of views. The composition, colors, dynamics are all perfect. A great congrats on this honorable mention.
JP #5860195

Carol Teal level-classic 5/1/2008 11:37:09 PM

GORGEOUS colors and wonderful silhouettes! And a BIG congrats on your honorable mention! #5870890

Jeana Clark 5/7/2008 10:54:24 AM



~J~ #5895842

Shannon O. 5/11/2008 12:56:14 PM

I don't know if I can add much... but incredible shot! Impressive to the max. #5909487

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 5/11/2008 1:09:36 PM

A HUGE thank you to ALL of you!! Your congratulatory wishes and great comments are VERY much appreciated!!

Thanks so much!!

Donna #5909558

Michael S. Swaffar 5/17/2008 8:00:19 PM

Hello Donna... I've been checking out your gallery and it's absolutely incredible.. You have a huge range of talent. It means so much to me to get comments from you. Keep up the awesome work! #5936126

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 5/17/2008 8:58:04 PM

I feel the same way about you Michael, keep up the amazing work!! And THANKS!!! #5936255

Kristi A. Howson 5/19/2008 11:10:07 PM

Congratulations on your Honorable Mention Donna. This is beyond incredible. ...sorry I'm so behind. #5948870

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 5/20/2008 1:00:00 PM

An OUTSTANDING compliment Kristi, THANKS!!! #5952679

Nemil B. Chabebe 6/2/2008 7:28:39 AM

This is in deed a magnficent photo and well deserved mention, too bad no higher prize was awarded. I look at your gallery,and, it is like going to another dimension. #6008353

Nick Lagos 6/3/2008 2:36:46 AM

Great colors Donna...a very striking image... congratsss #6011836

Heidi Knight 6/6/2008 1:45:20 PM

Donna, I remember seeing this earlier, absolutely stunning! #6027691

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 6/6/2008 5:09:25 PM

Thank you Nemil, Nick and Heidi!!! Your comments are awesome and very much appreciated!!! #6028359

Lynn Haack 6/7/2008 8:57:01 PM

I was so excited to see this receive an Honorable Mention recognition from the 'cash' contest! I have always and always will love this is burned into my memory as an outstanding photo!! WTG...Lynn #6032178

Gena L. Talbot 8/27/2008 8:39:38 PM

This stunning image is so beautiful and eye-catching!!!

Lynn, you are so talented. Absolutely beautiful in every way!!! :)

You have amazing photos in your gallery! :) #6378752

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/27/2008 11:46:27 PM

Thank you Lynn and Gena for your incredible comments!! I'm honored!

Donna #6379065

Max Aureli 9/7/2008 6:55:44 PM

WOW!!! Brava! Nice frame with splendid gold reflections Donna! #6425806

Arnie Horwitz level-classic 9/7/2008 9:02:07 PM

Great composition and beautiful colors, Donna! Congratulations! #6426154

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/7/2008 9:15:56 PM

Thank you Max and Arnie for your gallery visit and great comments!

Much appreciated!!! #6426183

Dianna Murphy 9/10/2008 9:00:01 PM

Wow, the colors! #6439606

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/10/2008 9:06:14 PM

Thanks Dianna! #6439622

Jean B. Hall 9/6/2009 2:57:53 PM

Super colors and composition. Congratulations! #7920470

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/6/2009 5:33:06 PM

Thank you for your great comments and congratulatory wishes Jean! #7920746

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