Walking the Dogs

Brett Dolsen 2/22/2009 1:49:10 AM

Beautifull sunset composition and silhouettes Donna!!Brett #1087582

Mukesh Srivastava 2/22/2009 2:43:53 AM

Stunning sunset capture, Donna!!! #7192472

Michelle Alton 2/22/2009 2:47:17 AM

This may be your best pier pic, Donna. But I'm not sure I've seen all of them. A superb composition, in perfect light and shadow. #7192474

Randy A. Baumhover 2/22/2009 2:50:07 AM

A beautiful image. Very well done! RB #7192476

Usman M. Bajwa 2/22/2009 5:08:12 AM

Absolutely fantastic capture, Donna. Hope to see this again.

Usman. #7192800

Monnie Ryan 2/22/2009 6:17:59 AM

Awesome, Donna! This is my favorite so far. Perfect composition and colors! #7193026

Linda D. Lester 2/22/2009 7:52:53 AM

Love this....excellent capture!!! #7193282

Denny E. Barnes 2/22/2009 8:48:25 AM

Another outstanding sunset capture, Donna! The colors and silhouettes are perfect and it's exceptionally well done!! #7193524

William C. Raco 2/22/2009 9:00:09 AM

Beautiful color, lighting and silhouettes
Very fine photo, Donna #7193566

Mitch Spence 2/22/2009 9:18:42 AM

I really do like to see people or a single person somewhere in a landscape. It imparts such an immediate sense of scale and, I think, often adds to the grandeur of a scene. I particularly like your use of the person and dogs here, Donna. The silhouette is immediately understood. #7193657

Walter H. Wiesbeck 2/22/2009 9:35:18 AM

Beautiful sunset and capture,Donna! #7193710

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/22/2009 9:50:49 AM

Thank you for all of your incredible comments. I truly appreciate them!!!

Best wishes,

Donna #7193750

John Connolly 2/22/2009 11:11:36 AM

I love this wide sunset vista Donna! The reflections are supreme! #7193979

Marilyn K. Lincecum 2/22/2009 11:30:32 AM

Beautiful sunset and reflectioms. Love the waveiness of the sand where the water has washed out to sea. #7194026

Joy Rector 2/22/2009 11:51:46 AM

gorgeous #7194120

Gail Vitikacs 2/22/2009 11:54:15 AM

This is outstanding! Reminds me of "Endless Summer"....well done Donna! #7194139

Renee Doyle 2/22/2009 12:18:38 PM

Gail is right ... this is outstanding Donna!!! Beautiful!! #7194256

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/22/2009 12:28:14 PM

You have all left such incredible compliments. THANK YOU!!!!

Donna #7194281

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/22/2009 1:23:23 PM

This is a stunning sunset image with that beautiful silhouetted bridge and the dog walker, Donna!! #7194467

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 2/22/2009 1:57:13 PM

FANTASTIC scene and capture Donna! #7194575

Ron McEwan 2/22/2009 3:22:11 PM

Terrific image, love everything about this moody shot. #7194816

Michael Umbreit 2/22/2009 3:59:29 PM

Donna - This is a stunning capture!! Love it!! Had to make it a favorite! - Mike #7194924

Ken Smith 2/22/2009 4:29:24 PM

You have the monopoly on the pier shots at sunset...another beauty!! #7195006

Tammy M. Anderson 2/22/2009 5:48:10 PM

Gorgeous composition, clarity and colors. Superb capture, Donna. #7195148

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/22/2009 6:52:48 PM

Thank you everyone!! I'm very pleased at all the wonderful responses to this image. I love sharing the beach and pier with all of you!!!

Take care,

Donna #7195344

Barbara Waldoch 2/22/2009 7:01:06 PM

Wonderful, Donna! #7195381

A P 2/22/2009 7:14:29 PM

well of course this is my favorite. LOL Love the added subjects. #7195429

Karen Engelbreth 2/22/2009 10:42:36 PM

Wonderful silhouette capture, Donna.... #7195740

Kathy Cline 2/23/2009 5:36:07 AM

AWWWWW This is 100% a favorite!
LOVE IT DONNA See you soon!
GOD BLESS Kathy #7197080

Katarina Mansson 2/23/2009 6:51:05 AM

Another great sunset yhor - this one must be my absolute fav so far because of the light, colors, lines and the extra touch with the man and the dog. Gorgoeus! #7197357

Debra R. Harder 2/23/2009 8:25:56 AM

OH WOW, Donna! Your sunset shots are truly the best. The lighting, silhouettes, details and composition are OUTSTANDING!! Deb #7197815

Patti Coblentz 2/23/2009 4:04:05 PM

Love the metallic glow and perspective! Beautiful!
Patti #7202004

Stefania Barbier 3/25/2009 10:15:40 AM

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!! #7327517

Leslie McLain 3/25/2009 10:36:07 AM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. #7327769

Courtenay Vanderbilt 3/25/2009 10:39:19 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Donna! #7327812

A P 3/25/2009 10:52:37 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding Finalist Donna!!


Tamara K. Walker 3/25/2009 10:55:13 AM


Tiia Vissak 3/25/2009 11:15:49 AM

Congratulations! #7328251

Michelle L. Frick 3/25/2009 11:18:03 AM

OMG -loving this one Donna! I see a winner! Congratulations - you deserve it!! #7328282

Bojan Bencic 3/25/2009 11:29:19 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Donna! #7328400

Daniella Puente 3/25/2009 12:03:15 PM

Congrats on your finalists Donna, wonderful photos!!! #7328701

Mary Beth Aiello 3/25/2009 12:13:44 PM

Simply gorgdoues, Donna. Huge congrats on your well deserved finalist. #7328781

Eugenio Diaz 3/25/2009 12:26:42 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist!!! #7328881

Remi Trepanier 3/25/2009 12:37:49 PM

An other beautiful capture Donna ! congratulation :) #7329002

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/25/2009 12:38:31 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Kathy Cline 3/25/2009 12:39:11 PM

HI DONNA Im soooo happy for you.
Well deserved and should be a WINNER!!

Tammy Espino 3/25/2009 12:57:24 PM

Congrats :) #7329205

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 3/25/2009 12:59:44 PM

Fabulous Donna!!
Congratulations!!! #7329224

Deborah C. Lewinson 3/25/2009 1:53:38 PM

Breathtaking image, Donna, congratulations on your fihnalist!

Debby #7329610

Marcel J. Fernandez 3/25/2009 1:55:34 PM

A big congratulation to you Donna on your beautiful Finalists. #7329625

Patti Coblentz 3/25/2009 2:24:07 PM

Congratulations Donna!!! Love this image.
Patti #7329871

Erica Murphy 3/25/2009 2:59:55 PM

Congratulations on this LOVELY finalist Donna!! #7330106

Colleen Farrell 3/25/2009 3:30:30 PM

Congratulations on an awesome finalist, Donna! #7330303

Jessica Jenney 3/25/2009 3:30:34 PM

Congrats, Donna on your beautiful finalist! #7330305

John Connolly 3/25/2009 3:36:43 PM

Huge congratulations on your finalist award for this wonderful image, Donna! I liked it from the first moment I saw it! #7330349

Nadya Johnson 3/25/2009 3:49:42 PM

Congratulations Donna, on your outstanding finalist! #7330438

Erin Appelbaum 3/25/2009 3:58:14 PM

Awesome finalist Donna. Congrats. Peter #7330486

Susan Fox 3/25/2009 4:23:06 PM

Congratulations Donna! One day you are going to have to create a coffee table book of all these wonderful pier photos #7330682

Leland N. Saunders 3/25/2009 4:23:50 PM

Donna at her pier ... Beautiful shot ... Great job ... Congrats ... !!

Lee #7330694

Michelle Alton 3/25/2009 4:30:28 PM

This golden pier continues to be mined by you, Donna. Great work, and congratulations! #7330769

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/25/2009 4:35:22 PM

Thank you everyone!!! I truly appreciate your constant support!!!

Best wishes,

Donna #7330814

Debra R. Harder 3/25/2009 5:21:44 PM

This is truly BEAUTIFUL, Donna! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! Deb #7331147

Terry L. Ellis 3/25/2009 6:03:23 PM

An exceptional finalist, Donna! You deserve more! Congratualtions! #7331380

Pat Gamwell 3/25/2009 6:06:38 PM

Big congrats...awesome image, Donna! #7331412

Sharon Sawyer 3/25/2009 6:24:24 PM

Donna, congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!!!! #7331540

Sabrina Ryan 3/25/2009 6:29:10 PM

Congratulations on all your well deserved Finalists, Donna! WTG! #7331581

Robert Baer 3/25/2009 6:49:32 PM

great image. congrats! #7331707

Clyde P. Smith 3/25/2009 7:12:02 PM

Fantastic Finalist Donna. Congratulations! #7331893

Susan M. Campbell 3/25/2009 7:19:36 PM

Way to go Donna. A well deserved finalist. #7331938

Patrick Rouzes 3/25/2009 7:37:43 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Donna!!! #7332049

Sherran Andersen 3/25/2009 8:01:58 PM

Congrats Donna. Sherran #7332196

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 3/25/2009 8:42:11 PM

This is a great Great image !! Wonderful work.. Congrats on your finalist, Donna !! #7332336

mark grandoni 3/25/2009 10:04:20 PM

Awesome Donna, Congratulations! #7332499

Nick Lagos 3/25/2009 11:43:22 PM

The addittion of the "walking dogs' really enhances what would have already been a good image Donna...it's something I always try to do myself...big congrats and good luck with this #7332624

Jeff Robinson 3/26/2009 3:53:45 AM

Congrats Donna on this Outstanding Finalist! Jeff #7333340

Laurie Daily 3/26/2009 4:07:08 AM

Your pier images are always some of my favs, Donna...Congratulations on this fantastic finalist! #7333405

Anita Hogue 3/26/2009 4:14:12 AM

I love your pier images, too, Donna! This is absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations! #7333433

Bill Knaps 3/26/2009 4:39:46 AM

Congrats on your well deserved finalist Donna. Bill #7333592

Jeetendera Kalia 3/26/2009 6:58:10 AM

X E lent silhouettes:>) #7334186

Sandra K. StJohn 3/26/2009 6:59:44 AM

Wonderful capture Donna - and congratulations on a deserved finalist. #7334193

Nadine A. Lewis 3/26/2009 7:14:11 AM

PERFECT in EVERYWAY, Donna!!! CONGRATULATIONS on ALL your finalists!!! <>< #7334265

Cheryl E. Molennor 3/26/2009 7:29:20 AM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist! #7334360

Gary Lange 3/26/2009 8:44:54 AM

Many congrats!! #7334682

Jeana Clark 3/26/2009 9:10:51 AM

Outstaning Finalist!!!!


~J~ #7334801

Marijana Fajgl 3/26/2009 12:44:43 PM

Big congratulations, Donna! #7335609

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/26/2009 12:55:54 PM

Thank you for ALL of your congratulatory wishes and excellent comments. I'm honored!!!

Best wishes,

Donna #7335659

Kristi A. Howson 3/26/2009 5:33:12 PM

Stunning colors and light Donna. Congratulations! #7337015

Marilyn K. Lincecum 3/26/2009 8:47:29 PM

Love your ocean sceanes..Congratulations again on a well deserved finalist. #7337804

frank w. degenhardt 3/26/2009 9:11:30 PM

Congratulations on the Finalist for thiss wonderful picture. #7337902

Linda Blair 3/27/2009 8:20:58 AM

Congratulations...a great capture!!!! #7339954

Walter Graziano 3/28/2009 3:28:21 AM

Congratulations! Nicely shot! #7343069

Max Aureli 3/28/2009 8:55:57 AM

Congratulations Donna for this gorgeous Finalist!!! :-))) #7344166

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/28/2009 9:26:14 AM

I truly appreciate ALL of your inspirational comments and congratulatory wishes!!!

Keep up the great work,

Donna #7344245

Susan Jane Allen 3/29/2009 10:40:39 PM

Lovely! Really like the touch of the dog-walking figures! #7350711

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/30/2009 5:10:27 PM

Thank you Susan! #7354092

Candice L. Carter 3/31/2009 10:42:56 AM

Sweet, breathtaking, and exquisite! #7356637

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/31/2009 12:35:19 PM

Thank you Candice! #7356930

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Oceanside Beach, California

Captured January 12, 2009
Raw / Tripod / Aperture Priority / 18 mm
F4.5 @ 1/125 sec ISO 100

*Nature & Landscapes*

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi

Uploaded on 2/22/2009 1:15:04 AM

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