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Arya Bandyopadhyay 3/4/2005 11:58:28 PM

This car may not be yours, but the image belongs to you....and it is such a beauty, Satn!! Great shot and a sure winner!!! #221443

S J 3/5/2005 12:06:59 AM

Terrifi capture and framing, Stan!! Beautiful colors, amazing clarity and super composition!! I just LOVE it!! #1148952

Mata Patan 3/5/2005 12:22:00 AM

Oh! I can't beleive we had the same idea Stan! I took this same photo to my father in low 's Jaguar yesterday!!!
But I truly have to say this is nicer!!! #1148960

Danilo Piccioni 3/5/2005 12:26:16 AM

Great details and simmetry!

Dado #1148968

Stanley J. Contrades 3/5/2005 12:39:19 AM

I see the 'after midnight gang' is still going strong :-)!! Thank You! for always being so generous with your responses, and I appreciate and value them very much. Arya, Sanjay, Mata, and Danilo, thank you and have a fabulous weekend!!
Mata, I hope this won't stop you from entering your image! Go for it!!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1148980

Karen Engelbreth 3/5/2005 12:51:40 AM

Great shot, Stan! #1148989

Leanne M.E. Boyd 3/5/2005 1:52:56 AM

We can always dream, Stan! Excellent image. #1149027

Dan Holm 3/5/2005 2:27:20 AM

Wow! VERY different, very cool, Stan!! Love your creative interpretation of the theme!! EXCELLENT shot in every respect! #1149055

Paul Michko 3/5/2005 3:07:09 AM

Great perspective, Stan. #1149100

Tom Andersen 3/5/2005 3:18:41 AM

I think this will be as close as I'll get to one of those cars too, Stan! Great shot! #1149122

William C. Raco 3/5/2005 4:19:40 AM

Very nice shapes and composition.
I wonder if they give test drives.
WoW, it's a beauty


Stan Kwasniowski 3/5/2005 4:45:22 AM

Stan, congratulations on Your new Porsche, I am sure you must have a couple of these stored in your garage, lol, j/k lovely shot. My Son has a '89 Porsche convert 911 and I had planned on doing some photography of it this week end. Its Porsche Red, beautiful.

Stan Kwasniowski #1149206

Donald K. Cherry 3/5/2005 5:07:36 AM

Great shot, Stan!! I bet you sure do look cool tooling around the Island in this beauty..looks like a real chick magnent to!! #1149266

Deborah C. Lewinson 3/5/2005 5:25:10 AM

Beautiful image, Stan, you've capture the Porsche quality!
-Debby #1149324

Tammy Scott 3/5/2005 5:38:53 AM

Great shot, Stan!!!!!! The composition and tones in this are great!!!!! $$$440,000!!!!! That is unbelievable!!!!! #1149367

Roger Bernabo 3/5/2005 6:36:59 AM

Excellent work. I'm just disappointed this isn't your car Stan! #1149520

Terry R. Hatfield 3/5/2005 6:37:03 AM

Beautiful Stan Love The Toning You Did!! #1149521

Claudia Kuhn 3/5/2005 6:55:31 AM

Very cool Stan! So... is this your next car?????????????? #1149572

Nobu Nagase 3/5/2005 7:56:48 AM

Wow, it's a beauty!!!
I could fall in love with ~...
...great tribute for Porsche lovers... and for all sport car fan...
Love the gold, centere positioned, beautifully captured!!! #1149738

Robin L. Wehrman 3/5/2005 9:52:30 AM

WOW Stan!! Sure is a amazing shot!!! Awesome framing love the tone you did on this. Perfect!!!!! Good job!!!! #1149961

Cathy Stancil 3/5/2005 10:24:51 AM

Merely the price of a 2 bed/1bath here in california !! :00 Great composition, colors and clarity on this Stan, beautiful ! #1150018

Marsha S. Smith 3/5/2005 10:41:58 AM

Beautiful image. The golden colors are great. Actually on that car those wheels may be real gold, Huh? #1150045

Stanley J. Contrades 3/5/2005 12:29:27 PM

Karen (Thank You!); Leanne (Yes, we can always dream!); Dan (your comments are highly valued!); Paul (Thank You!); Tom (I have a photo of it as my wallpaper and that's as close I'll get to owning one!!!); bill (Yes, they do, but you're the passenger, not the driver!); Stan (I have a number of images in my computer and that's as far as that's going to get!); Donald (Right! I'll run out of island before I get to that 205 :-)!); Debby (Many thanks); Tammy (And I know who's picking one up believe it or not!!); Roger (Sorry, but $440.00 would be my speed, LOL!); Terry (Thank you, too!); Claudia (No, sorry, but I hope to be riding in one when I get to California!); Nobi (Thank you for your support as always!); Robin (Thank You!); Cathy (And better use of the $'s as well!!); and Marsha (For that amount of money they should be; thank you!). Thanks very much, everyone, for your generous comments and support!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1150160

Mary J. Costa Pearson 3/5/2005 12:32:01 PM

fantastic shot Stan!!! #1150164

Mary K. Robison 3/5/2005 1:30:34 PM

This demonstrates why some cars are drooled over more than others, Stan! (But I'm with you on the $440 reality check!)
Beautiful golden tones, lovely repetition in the reflections, and the clarity is wonderful. #1150211

Elisabeth A. Gay 3/5/2005 4:24:19 PM

Worthy of all the high praise in the comments above Stan!! Now empty some of those coin jars you've got stored around the house and start counting - hey, you'd be surprised, you might at least have the down payment saved up :)
Ann #1150428

Debra Booth 3/5/2005 6:29:25 PM

Wow! Outstanding capture, Stan! Great shot for the monthly theme! #1150610

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/5/2005 11:05:03 PM

Very nice abstract Stan!! Great clarity and comp!! #1150771

Paula Showen 3/6/2005 11:19:19 AM

This is an awesome abstract, Stan! Excellent work! #1151777

Stanley J. Contrades 3/6/2005 1:16:32 PM

Thank you, Mary; Mrs. R. (And here's why some cars are drooled over more than others!); Ann (I'd have to come up with about 110 jars with $1,000 in each one :-(!); Debra; Donna; and Paula, your kind responses are always appreciated!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1151933

Jim Kinnunen 3/6/2005 2:48:59 PM

Stan, I guess for $440,000 you can get very very nice wheel treatment!:-) Excellent image of a very nice sports car!!! With this car, I bet I could go farther than you before I ran out of hiway!LOL #1152064

Stanley J. Contrades 3/6/2005 3:28:55 PM

You betchum, Jim, and I'm sure that you could easily hit the 205 before running out of highway ... then again you'd probably be marked after the first time :-)!! Thanks, Jim, I appreciate your stopping in to respond!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1152104

Wendy Stevenson 3/6/2005 3:54:50 PM

Whoa Stan - this is AWESOME in EVERY respect!!! Very classy!!! #1152143

Lisa Pereira 3/6/2005 4:11:23 PM

Terrific shot Stan! Looks like it belongs in Car and Driver Magazine!! Awesome! #1152175

Jim Kinnunen 3/6/2005 4:17:08 PM

Stan, I think it would be fun for that first time. However, I love driving the curves vs. the straightaways! On the island I could just keep going around and around!LOL #1152182

Stanley J. Contrades 3/7/2005 6:33:38 PM

Wendy, and Lisa, Thank You! ladies, very much and your responses mean a great deal to me!
Hi, Jim ... well, you'd have a whole lot of curves and not much on the straightaways :-)!! Thanks again!!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1155176

Jane Summa 3/8/2005 6:58:22 AM

Fantastic shot all the way around :-), Stan! #1156191

Stanley J. Contrades 3/8/2005 11:27:33 PM

I thank you and appreciate your taking the time to stop in and comment, Jane! Thank You! very much!!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1157884

Kristi A. Howson 3/12/2005 12:57:54 PM

I really love the pattern and flow in this Stan...this is a fantatic shot! #1167111

Stanley J. Contrades 3/12/2005 7:28:27 PM

Thank you, Kristi, for your support and feedback for which I am grateful!
With much Aloha,
Stan #1167836

Jordi Delgado 4/21/2005 2:09:25 AM

Cool finalist, Stan!! Congrats!!

:-)) #1273101

S J 4/21/2005 5:31:24 AM

Many Congratulations on this superb Finalist, STan!! #1274279

Jim Kinnunen 4/21/2005 6:49:24 AM

Congratulations on this fine image, Stan!!! #1274802

Danilo Piccioni 4/21/2005 8:21:25 AM

Stan, Congratulations on this original finalist! #1275545

Tom Andersen 4/21/2005 8:46:40 AM

Congratulations on this marvelous finalist, Stan! #1275764

Stan Kwasniowski 4/21/2005 8:53:07 AM

Stan, Congratulations

Stan Kwasniowski #1275804

Mary K. Robison 4/21/2005 11:13:12 AM


Stacey A. Bates 4/21/2005 11:19:17 AM

Congrats Stan!!! #1276688

Nobu Nagase 4/21/2005 11:35:31 AM

Many congratulations, Stan, on this great finalist!!! #1276749

Stanley J. Contrades 4/21/2005 11:53:00 PM

Jordi, Sanjay, Jim, Dado, Tom, Stan, Mary, Stacey and Nobi, thank you as always for your support and allowing me to be amongst you as I do value your input and kindness!
With fond Aloha,
Stan #1279177

Patricia A. Kuniega 4/23/2005 5:40:53 AM

I'll take one in silver and one in gold and I'll let you drive which ever one doesn't match my earrings that day! Brilliant photo and a fantastic job of getting this group salivating. There's drool everywhere. Congrats again, Stan! #1283340

Sharon Day 4/23/2005 8:01:00 PM

Fantastic image, Stan!!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist! #1285201

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Porsche wheel treatment! 2005:03:04. 10:43:06. 1.5sec, f22.0, ISO 100, RAW, 35-80mm lens @ 80mm, Tripod, PS tightly cropped and various filters. Sorry, this is not my car's wheels!! The new Porsche Carrera GT has it in color; top speed of 205mph, 0-120 in 4.6 seconds, and costs a whopping $440,000.00!! You read it right!!

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