Take it to the Limit

© Donna La Mattino Pagakis

Take it to the Limit

Shirley L. Carpenter 2/8/2005 9:20:33 AM

Great effects and image Donna!! #213446

Kara L. Hendricks 2/8/2005 9:38:35 AM

Wow Donna!! Great effects!! I love it!! #1091305

Marcie A. Fowler 2/8/2005 10:41:57 AM

Great work on the effects with this image. Very well done! #1091435

cj patterson 2/8/2005 10:44:55 AM

awesome action shot and effects...very cool! #1091442

Cathy Stancil 2/8/2005 11:27:57 AM

Great action shot and perfect effect for this image ! Love the colors ! #1091476

Phil Sauvey 2/8/2005 11:37:31 AM


Very creative! I like the effect and colors. #1091488

Kristy E. Lane 2/8/2005 11:56:33 AM

Wonderful effects! The water looks great!! #1091523

Karen Bacon 2/8/2005 12:43:42 PM

Terrific image Donna!I love the way the water looks! #1091565

Dan Holm 2/8/2005 3:36:43 PM

WOW! This is awesome, Donna!!! Your effects on this fantastic capture are outstanding!!!! Love it! #1091783

Darren K. Fisher 2/8/2005 3:46:29 PM

Great capture and awesome effects. #1091802

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/8/2005 8:07:09 PM

Thank you Shirley, Kara, Marcie, CJ, Cathy, Phillip, Kristy, Karen, Dan and Darren for your awesome comments!!!! #1092166

Kathleen K. Parker 2/9/2005 8:17:12 PM

Awesome shot and effects,Donna!
Kathleen #1094674

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/9/2005 10:54:11 PM

Thanks Kathleen, I really appreciate it!! #1094800

Kristi A. Howson 3/15/2005 5:08:57 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Donna!...this is just awesome!!!!! #1175917

Kara L. Hendricks 3/15/2005 5:29:23 PM

Fantastic shot, congratulations!! #1176139

Deborah C. Lewinson 3/15/2005 6:38:25 PM

Wow, what an image! Congratulations on this finalist, Donna! #1176762

Kelly Abernathy 3/15/2005 8:11:01 PM

Congrats on a great finalist! -K #1177662

Donna Roberts 3/15/2005 9:15:05 PM

Yeah Donna !!!
POTD and Finalist....there is NO stopping you.
Good luck in the next round.
:-) from "downunder" #1178072

Nobu Nagase 3/15/2005 9:24:43 PM

Congratulations, Donna, on this awesome work!!! #1178117

Colette M. Metcalf 3/16/2005 5:05:35 AM

Congratulations Donna!!! #1179385

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/16/2005 9:00:06 AM

Thank you Kristi, Kara, Debby, Kelly, Donna, Nobi and Colette for the wonderful responses. I appreciate it so very much!!! #1180608

Danilo Piccioni 3/16/2005 11:10:18 AM

Congrats and good luck for the next round!

dado #1181176

Noel Baebler 3/16/2005 3:50:29 PM

Terrific work on this, Donna! Congratulations! #1182246

Debra Booth 3/16/2005 4:10:56 PM

Super shot and effects, Donna! Another big congratulations to you!! #1182369

S J 3/16/2005 10:06:38 PM

Many Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Deborah!! #1183395

S J 3/16/2005 10:08:02 PM

Oh! I'm sorry! I mean to say Donna... Many Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Donna!! #1183397

Stanley J. Contrades 3/17/2005 12:49:50 AM

Excellent work on this Finalist, Donna, and Congratulations once again!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1183629

Anita Hogue 3/17/2005 4:31:45 AM

Congratulations on a great image, Donna!!! #1183902

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/17/2005 8:01:44 AM

Thanks to each and everyone of you who have commented on this image. I really enjoyed working on the effects. Flowriding is so much fun. I would recommend it to all of you. Take care!! #1184727

Vicki Hunt 3/17/2005 2:35:38 PM

I am so happy for your win! Congratulations! vicki #1185577

Mary K. Robison 3/17/2005 2:41:06 PM


Murry Grigsby 3/17/2005 2:52:04 PM

Congratulations on your win Donna!! #1185648

Dan Holm 3/17/2005 2:53:02 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Donna!!!! Awesome shot, awesome WIN!!!! #1185651

Dan Holm 3/17/2005 2:53:07 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Donna!!!! Awesome shot, awesome WIN!!!! #1185653

William C. Raco 3/17/2005 3:21:55 PM

Very well done, Donna!


Stanley J. Contrades 3/17/2005 3:31:46 PM

CONGRATULATIONS once again, Donna, on this 2nd Place Winner! Very, very nicely done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1185875

Terry R. Hatfield 3/17/2005 3:58:16 PM

Congratulations On Your Win Donna!!!! #1185987

Judy S. Fung 3/17/2005 4:06:18 PM

Congrats on your win, Donna! #1186028

Noel Baebler 3/17/2005 4:20:23 PM

Congratulations, Donna! #1186104

Marsha S. Smith 3/17/2005 5:48:14 PM

Congrats, Donna - very well deserved. #1186344

S J 3/17/2005 5:56:41 PM

Many Congratulations on this Fabulous WIN, Donna!! #1186368

Stephen Zacker 3/17/2005 6:11:17 PM

Great effects and cool image. Congratulations #1186405

Debra Booth 3/17/2005 6:21:30 PM

Big congratulations to you, Donna!! #1186435

Nobu Nagase 3/17/2005 6:44:37 PM

Great win, Donna!!!
Many congratulations!!! #1186506

Julie Abston 3/17/2005 6:57:39 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved win, Donna!!!!! #1186546

Colette M. Metcalf 3/17/2005 7:30:50 PM

Congratulations on your win Donna!!!! #1186686

Sharon Day 3/17/2005 7:43:29 PM

Congratulations on this outstanding win, Donna!!!!!


Kelly Abernathy 3/17/2005 8:46:56 PM

Yay! Terrific win! Congratulations! -K #1186941

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/17/2005 8:51:50 PM

Thank you all so very much!! What a great group of friends!! I appreciate it very much. And thanks to the judges, as well!! #1186960

Kristi A. Howson 3/17/2005 9:51:06 PM

Outstanding Donna...Big congratulations on his wonderful win...!!!!! #1187062

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 3/17/2005 11:13:36 PM

Great job Donna!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes, Linnea #1187117

Danilo Piccioni 3/18/2005 12:24:50 AM

Big Congratulations Donna!
Fantastic shot and deserved win!

Dado #1187154

Donna Roberts 3/18/2005 2:02:07 AM

From one Donna to another.
This is a fantastic result and I am very pleased to see your name amongst the winners.
:-) from "downunder" #1187251

Ed Heaton 3/18/2005 4:34:22 AM

Good morning Donna,
Congratulations and nice work! #1187558

Anita Hogue 3/18/2005 4:57:02 AM

Congratulations on a fantastic image, Donna!!! #1187703

Dale Ann Cubbage 3/18/2005 6:48:47 AM

Congrats on this great image winning second place Donna! This image really shows off what I would consider your personal style! Very fun and full of energy! Love it!

da #1188203

Phil Sauvey 3/18/2005 9:48:59 AM

Great job, Donna! Congrats on the gold! #1188598

Kara L. Hendricks 3/18/2005 11:17:08 AM

Check you out!!! A winner!! Fantastic Donna! Congratulations!! #1188808

Karen Engelbreth 3/18/2005 12:34:59 PM

Congratulations on your win, Donna! #1188938

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/18/2005 1:19:27 PM

Thank you Kristi, Linnea, Danilo, Donna R., Ed, Anita, Dale Ann, Phillip, Kara and Karen for the great comments and best wishes. It is such an honor to have been selected as a winner, and to have such a talented group of friends here at Better Photo. Again, thanks to all of you and everyone who has commented previously!!! #1188996

Deborah C. Lewinson 3/18/2005 6:03:39 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Donna!!!! #1189468

Arya Bandyopadhyay 3/19/2005 2:12:13 AM

Well done, Donna, congratulations!!! #1189963

Stan Kwasniowski 3/19/2005 12:19:51 PM

Donna, a BIG Congratulations

Stan Kwasniowski #1191221

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/19/2005 1:54:18 PM

Thank you Debby, Arya and Stan for the great comments. I appreciate it very much!! #1191379

Robin L. Wehrman 3/19/2005 1:59:30 PM

Congratulations Donna on this well deserved win!!!! #1191388

Donna J. Taff 3/19/2005 6:12:33 PM

Congratulation's on your second place win, Donna!!! I love this!! #1191674

Leonard Pierce 3/19/2005 6:52:34 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Donna!!! #1191737

KHAWLA Haddad 3/20/2005 8:14:46 AM

Congratulations on your second place win Donna!!!
kelly #1192709

Susan T. Evans 3/20/2005 12:43:15 PM

Congrats Donna, this is awesome, love it #1193178

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/20/2005 10:24:58 PM

Thank you Robin, Donna, Len, Kelly and Susan!! #1193883

Wendy Stevenson 3/21/2005 12:19:16 PM

I really love the effects you applied Donna. Congrats on your win!! #1195530

Jonna Bergström 3/21/2005 12:49:11 PM

Congratulations on your win, Donna!! #1195623

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/22/2005 8:34:24 PM

Thanks so very much Wendy and Jonna!! A very exciting win!! #1199391

Laura Clay-Ballard 9/4/2005 3:16:46 PM

this is incredibly cool! congrats. #1801967

Susan Jane Allen 5/5/2006 12:44:49 PM

Great capture and effects! Very colourful! #2729120

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/5/2006 1:59:12 PM

Thank you Laura and Susan, this was a fun shot to work on!! The first of many flowrider creations! #2729383

Nadya Johnson 5/9/2006 5:56:49 PM

WOW, Donna!!! Missed this, but was looking at your gallery again... Absolutely spectacular!! So a very late congratulations on this outstanding, awesome, well-done winner! #2744462

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/10/2006 1:46:37 PM

Thanks so very much Nadya. The flowrider season begins in a couple of weeks. I can't wait to get on a flowboard again. It is so much fun and great exercise. #2748036

Bill Wyatt 6/6/2006 2:36:14 AM

Terrific image and effects! The colors are awesome, Donna! Congratulations! #2857788

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/6/2006 2:30:11 PM

Thanks so much Bill, this was a fun image to work on!! #2861046

Alana Ibe 8/30/2006 8:54:11 AM

AWESOME work on this, Donna!!! An incredible piece of art you have created! Your gallery is lovely!!! #3244707

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/30/2006 10:46:09 AM

Thank you very much Alana, I appreciate you stopping by!! #3245121

Susie Peek-Swint 10/2/2006 11:59:18 AM

Belated congrats on this and all your wins Donna ~ great images!! #3398849

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/2/2006 7:14:25 PM

Thank you very much Susie!!! #3400262

Toni A. Martin 6/3/2007 8:24:10 AM

Beautiful poster image! #4360951

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/3/2007 12:55:01 PM

Thank you very much Toni!! #4361470

Robert Baer 8/22/2007 6:22:18 AM

i really like the effect that you created. very colorful, action packed image! #4682787

Lynn Haack 10/27/2007 7:13:39 AM

Love the effects, colors and lighting...the action caught is fantastic. I can certainly see why this is a winner! Congrats. Lynn #4990312

Amber Kennedy 11/10/2007 7:50:05 PM

You have AMAZING editing skills...just fantastic..your images are soooo great! #5055955

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/10/2007 7:53:26 PM

Thank you Justin, Lynn and Amber!! Your comments are so generous and cool!! #5055960

Lisa J. Boulden 12/1/2007 12:12:04 AM

Fabulous winner, Donna!
Great capture and edits!
--Lisa #5154501

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/1/2007 12:26:57 AM

Thank you VERY much Lisa! #5154539

Stanley C. Sims 12/29/2007 7:47:07 PM

You have so many wonderful photos in your gallery Donna. I love them all, but this one is really eye catching. Looks just like a painting. #5266487

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/29/2007 8:10:05 PM

Thank you Stanley!! I appreciate that you stopped by and took a look at my work! #5266548

Lisa J. Boulden 1/24/2008 9:18:35 PM

Spectacular capture and use of effects!
--Lisa #5389652

Molly E. Baldwin 2/7/2008 1:44:19 PM

No wonder you have so many winners! You're gallery is so great! Love the editing on this shot especially. Keep shooting! :) #5459965

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/8/2008 9:18:18 AM

Thank you Lisa and Molly!!!! #5464554

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 2/10/2008 7:35:49 AM

Congrats on this Super action shot, Donna ... realy like the colors and effects ... #5473228

Leslie McLain 9/1/2008 2:08:45 PM

Amazing action shot. Beautiful colors. #6396850

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/1/2008 2:29:56 PM

Thank you Steve and Leslie!! It's a pleasure to hear from you and I appreciate your gallery visit!! #6396925

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).


This is my son riding the flowrider. Photo altered with Photoshop.

Uploaded on 2/8/2005 9:03:50 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Donna La Mattino Pagakis. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Contact photographer via gallery.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.