Summer Daze

maria Warren level-classic 7/8/2009 12:08:03 AM

this is so beautiful great photo:) #1151194

Tiia Vissak 7/8/2009 12:09:01 AM

a wonderful capture! #7716490

Raymond Pauly level-classic 7/8/2009 12:17:00 AM

another beautiful sunset capture at the pier, Donna. #7716511

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/8/2009 12:24:53 AM

A great sunset scene and silhouettes and a very good theme entry, Donna!

UB. #7716538

Jennifer L. Alder 7/8/2009 12:29:02 AM

Lovely work, Donna! #7716560

Renee Doyle level-classic 7/8/2009 12:30:26 AM

Perfect sunset capture and monthly theme entry Donna!!! Beautiful work! #7716570

Troy Gallagher level-classic 7/8/2009 12:30:35 AM

Beautiful image Donna.

Troy #7716572

Brett Dolsen 7/8/2009 12:32:08 AM

I can feel the balmy evening air Donna!!Beautifull!Brett #7716584

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 7/8/2009 12:36:01 AM

Simply beautiful, Donna!! #7716613

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic 7/8/2009 12:52:27 AM

What a great capture of all the elements of summer!! Great, warm colors, and the mood is perfect. Awesome MT entry. Hope to see this again! Laura #7716671

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 7/8/2009 1:31:16 AM

This is a lovely image you captured, Donna.

Dominick #7716755

Michelle Alton level-classic 7/8/2009 2:54:10 AM

Magnificent! #7716878

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 7/8/2009 3:00:23 AM

Love it!! #7716899

Jane Holestine 7/8/2009 5:26:52 AM

May I come along?! Lovely image, Donna. #7717388

Joy Rector 7/8/2009 5:30:42 AM

beautiful #7717401

David Phalen level-classic 7/8/2009 7:47:04 AM

Wish OI were there!! Beautiful light, tones and silhouettes!! #7717919

Jill Odice level-classic 7/8/2009 11:38:37 AM

This is so peaceful and I wish I were right there! I really miss living on the water! Are you coming to the Photo Walk in LA on the 18th? #7718574

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 7/8/2009 1:02:24 PM

Thank you everyone!!!

Donna #7718811

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 7/8/2009 1:38:29 PM

Incredibley beautiful, Donna!!! :-) ♫ k #7719012

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/8/2009 2:14:01 PM

Wonderful lighting, silhouettes and details, Donna! Great MT entry! #7719139

Alison Greenwood level-classic 7/8/2009 2:55:22 PM

WOW! That's breathtaking! #7719266

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/8/2009 5:20:42 PM

Stunning sunset and silhouettes, Donna. A winner for sure. #7719680

Dr Silly level-classic 7/9/2009 1:17:34 PM


Anita Hogue 7/9/2009 4:43:46 PM

WOW, nobody does these beach scenes better than you! This is truly magical!!! #7722957

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 7/9/2009 4:59:05 PM

Beautiful and excellent!!! #7722983

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 7/9/2009 4:59:56 PM

You have all left such generous comments!!! I truly appreciate your constant support!

Best wishes,

Donna #7722987

Julianne Bradford 7/9/2009 10:12:09 PM

Beautiful entry for MT Donna! Terrific work! #7723681

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 7/10/2009 6:29:53 PM

Gorgeous silhoutte, Donna.... your work is always OUTSTANDING!! :)) #7726775

Nikki McDonald level-classic 7/10/2009 7:41:59 PM

Congratulations on the EP on this splendid capture, Donna. It's just right for the MT. #7726887

Robert S. Grauer level-classic 7/11/2009 6:54:55 PM

Another beautiful EFP why am I not suprised lol. Lots of points of interest to keep you eyes moving around the shot. Excellent timing and perfect exposure kudos! #7729713

Melinda B. Shiflet level-classic 7/15/2009 7:25:30 PM

GORGEOUS capture, here, my friend! You always have such BEAUTIFUL sunset shots! This is one of those warm fuzzy shots that just make you feel good to look at it. Great job, my friend, and congratulations on your EP's that I've noticed! #7743491

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 7/28/2009 12:20:30 AM

While the pier in silhouette is lovely, it's those strolling people down front that just made this one extra special. Congratulations on the POTD. #7788792

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic 7/28/2009 12:26:13 AM

WTG Girl!!! Congratulations on this fantastic POTD!!! Laura #7788796

Katarina Mansson 7/28/2009 12:26:37 AM

Wooohooooo - congratulations Donna! #7788797

Karen Engelbreth 7/28/2009 12:28:41 AM

Big congrats on your POTD, Donna... #7788799

Renee Doyle level-classic 7/28/2009 12:42:27 AM

Awesome!!! Big congrats to you Donna on this excellent POTD! #7788812

Tiia Vissak level-classic 7/28/2009 12:50:58 AM

congratulations! #7788818

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 7/28/2009 1:14:18 AM

Many congrats Donna ~ a beautiful summer evening capture! #7788849

Stefania Barbier level-classic 7/28/2009 1:46:47 AM

congratulations on your gorgeous POTD Donna!!!! #7788883

Michelle Alton level-classic 7/28/2009 1:57:03 AM

A simply superb selection for POTD. Congratulations, Donna. #7788893

Dr Silly level-classic 7/28/2009 2:03:24 AM

WTG, congratulations on your POTD, Donna. :O) #7788905

Hendrik Storme level-classic 7/28/2009 2:26:55 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful POTD #7788931

Kim Andelkovic level-classic 7/28/2009 3:13:39 AM

Congrats on POTD.....great job and well deserved. #7789053

Mary K. Robison level-classic 7/28/2009 3:20:45 AM

Congratulations on this well-deserved POTD, Donna! #7789080

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic 7/28/2009 3:21:26 AM

wooooohoooooo...way to go Donna! A gorgeous capture, wonderful POTD; congrats! #7789084

Gord MacEachern level-classic 7/28/2009 3:39:31 AM

WTG Donna, congratulations on your well deseved POTD!! #7789138

David Phalen level-classic 7/28/2009 3:42:22 AM

BIG Congrats on a beautiful POTD!! #7789157

Judi Morrissey 7/28/2009 3:45:26 AM

Big congrats on your POTD! #7789176

Vicki Hunt 7/28/2009 3:45:56 AM

Congratulations on this awesome POTD! #7789180

Ken Smith level-classic 7/28/2009 3:53:41 AM

Excellent work, Donna. Congrats to you!! #7789224

Aimee S. McMaster 7/28/2009 3:55:49 AM

.....warm congratulations on this wonderful POTD Donna......Aimee #7789238

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/28/2009 4:02:05 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Donna! #7789253

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 7/28/2009 4:10:44 AM

WoooooooHoooooo Donna!!
Congratulations On a Great POTD!! #7789288

Anita Hogue 7/28/2009 4:14:46 AM

B E A U T I F U L !!!!!!!!!!!

Congratulations on this fabulous POTD! Hope you have a great day! #7789311

Leland N. Saunders level-classic 7/28/2009 4:16:04 AM

Stunning Photo, Donna ... congratulations on POTD !!

Lee #7789318

Sharon F. Morris level-classic 7/28/2009 4:20:00 AM

Beautiful image Donna!!! CONGRATS on your POTD. #7789335

Tressie Davis level-classic 7/28/2009 4:20:31 AM

Gorgeous! Congrats on POTD! #7789336

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/28/2009 4:24:13 AM

Congrats on your beautiful POTD, Donna. #7789353

Kim Kleinschmidt level-classic 7/28/2009 4:28:21 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this stunning POTD, Donna! #7789381

Pat Gamwell level-classic 7/28/2009 4:37:38 AM

WTG, Donna! Big congrats!!!! #7789406

Teri Klinger 7/28/2009 4:47:23 AM

There's the gorgeous Pacific coast sunrise! LOVE IT! congrats on your POTD!!! #7789427

Linda D. Lester level-classic 7/28/2009 4:51:05 AM

Beautiful...Congratulations on your POTD! #7789439

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/28/2009 4:53:05 AM

I liked it the first time I saw it. CONGRATS on this beautiful POTD Award!

UB. #7789448

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 7/28/2009 4:55:48 AM

Wonderful work, Donna! Congratulations! #7789456

Dennis Behm 7/28/2009 4:56:54 AM

Congratulations on the POTD, Donna. #7789459

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 7/28/2009 5:11:31 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Donna for this marvelous image!

Debby #7789513

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 7/28/2009 5:30:18 AM

Magnificient, Donna. Huge congrats on this outstanding and well deserved POTD. #7789582

Sabrina Ryan 7/28/2009 5:31:56 AM

Really Beautiful photo, Donna! Congratulations on your POTD! #7789585

Jessica Jenney level-classic 7/28/2009 5:44:07 AM

Congratulations, Donna on your beautiful POTD!!!! #7789643

Patti Coblentz level-classic 7/28/2009 5:45:27 AM

Congratulations, Donna!!
Patti #7789654

Linda Proctor level-classic 7/28/2009 5:46:43 AM

Congrats Donna !!! #7789660

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 7/28/2009 5:47:33 AM

Gorgeous POTD!! Congratulations, Donna! #7789666

Les Rhoades level-classic 7/28/2009 5:49:35 AM

Congrats on your POTD selecton! #7789673

Debra Booth 7/28/2009 5:52:28 AM

Congrats on a gorgeous POTD, Donna, and what a great recommendation for reconnecting! #7789687

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 7/28/2009 6:06:04 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful POTD!!! #7789737

Louie Zaninovich 7/28/2009 6:16:03 AM

Beautiful comp. and colors! Your gallery is full of gorgeous sunset shots of California...Congrats. Louie #7789753

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/28/2009 6:17:23 AM

What a beauty Donna! And love your comments about "kicking back" too!

Big congrats on POTD, bet we see this again!

jo ann c. #7789758

Terry Cervi level-classic 7/28/2009 6:22:35 AM

Just beautiful, Donna! Congrats on your POTD! #7789776

Cathy Barrows 7/28/2009 6:22:51 AM

Congrats on your POTD...gorgeous sunset silhouette #7789778

Datha Y. Thompson 7/28/2009 6:28:47 AM

Gorgeous Donna!!! Congratulations!!! WTG :0) #7789799

Judy Tillson 7/28/2009 6:30:05 AM

Beautiful shot, Donna. Color is gorgeous and the silhouettes bring us right in for a walk with them! #7789804

Cheryl E. Molennor 7/28/2009 6:40:25 AM

Glorious image Congratulations! #7789847

Bob Cournoyer level-classic 7/28/2009 6:58:07 AM

Congrats on your POTD... :-) #7789936

Christian Rosito level-classic 7/28/2009 7:09:55 AM

Congratulations Donna, Fabulous POTD! #7789998

Joy Rector level-classic 7/28/2009 7:34:14 AM

congrats on the POTD #7790132

Kathy Cline level-classic 7/28/2009 7:36:37 AM

An amazingly beautiful sunset. I can only dream of these!! A PERFECT POTD.
Congratulations and I hope you are celebrating.
Have a blessed day!! #7790152

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 7/28/2009 7:39:54 AM

WTG on the POTD, Donna!!! :-) ♫ k #7790174

Carol Engstrom level-classic 7/28/2009 7:42:56 AM

Congrats Donna! #7790192

Debra R. Harder 7/28/2009 7:46:32 AM

AMAZING image, Donna! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your OUTSTANDING POTD!! This is soooooooo BEAUTIFUL!! Deb #7790221

ROLAN NARMAN 7/28/2009 7:58:10 AM

Huge congratulations on your gorgeous POTD Donna! #7790299

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 7/28/2009 8:00:22 AM

Donna, Congratulations on your POTD!! #7790304

A P 7/28/2009 8:17:35 AM

Congratulations Donna on your stunning POTD. I agree with Kathy....go out and celebrate!! #7790370

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 7/28/2009 8:22:35 AM

Woohooo.... Go Donna... Go Donna!!!!!! #7790387

Maria Coulson 7/28/2009 8:27:49 AM

Just beautiful -- congratulations!!! #7790411

Evy Johansen level-classic 7/28/2009 8:35:05 AM

Big congratulations on this beautiful POTD, Donna!! #7790442

Janice Mezzacappa 7/28/2009 8:45:12 AM

Donna it's no wonder that you received POTD...SPECTACULAR!!!! Huge Congrats!!! #7790478

Colleen Farrell level-classic 7/28/2009 8:48:25 AM

Wonderful! Congratulations on your POTD, Donna! #7790492

Marcel J. Fernandez 7/28/2009 8:53:24 AM

Another beauty! Congratulations Donna.

Marcel #7790503

Daniella Puente 7/28/2009 9:26:55 AM

Congratulations Donna! wonderful POTD :))) #7790609

Dianna Murphy 7/28/2009 9:31:30 AM

Congratulations on your POTD Donna! #7790621

Mark Dodge 7/28/2009 9:52:55 AM

Yes. I agree. That is a wonderful way to spend a Summer day, Donna :o) Great shot! Love the colors, textures in the water, the smooth surface reflecting the sunset along the sand, and the silhouettes. Excellent work. Way to go on your POTD! Congratulations. #7790700

Jill Odice level-classic 7/28/2009 10:38:25 AM

Congrats on your stunning POTD! This is wonderful Donna! Us SoCal Photo Chicks gotta get down the way and spend a day with you shooting again! #7790816

Cesar J. La Rosa 7/28/2009 10:44:28 AM

I was so happy to see "Summer Daze" as the POTD, Donna. A very well-deserved recognition to your wonderful work.
Cesar #7790823

DiAnna F. Paulk 7/28/2009 10:56:38 AM

Yeah, but if I did that I'd end up taking my camera and ignoring my loved one :) Great capture and well deserved POTD honor! Congrats! #7790841

Anne McKinnell 7/28/2009 10:56:46 AM

That looks like a wonderful summer day!!! Congrats your your fabulous POTD Donna :) #7790842

Elizabeth A. Marker level-classic 7/28/2009 11:15:31 AM

Super Huge Congratulations on your Photo of The Day!!!!!!!
So Happy for you!!! #7790894

Stephen S. Maguire 7/28/2009 11:19:25 AM

Congrats Donna on a great image and making Photo of the day!!!!! Well deserved!!!!! #7790911

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 7/28/2009 11:37:32 AM

Way to go Donna. Congrats on getting POTD. This is gorgeous. #7790946

Jean E. Hildebrant 7/28/2009 12:10:08 PM

This is wonderful, Donna!!! Gorgeous image, love how the composition works with breaking the rules by positioning the sun and the structure in the center. The figures on both sides of center make it work great not to mention the diagonl shorline. Beautiful colors too! WTG!!!! #7791033

Pamela Shane 7/28/2009 12:19:11 PM

Donna - congratulations on your breathtaking image being chosen POTD! #7791056

Mitch Spence level-classic 7/28/2009 12:41:03 PM

Congratulations on the POTD, Donna! #7791109

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 7/28/2009 1:39:45 PM

Wow! What a huge honor!! You are all amazing friends and photographers.

A great surprise today!!!

Thank you!!!!!!!

Donna #7791231

Steve M. Harrington 7/28/2009 1:39:56 PM

Way to go, Donna! :)
Steve #7791232

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 7/28/2009 1:48:22 PM

Gorgeous POTD, Donna!
Huge congratulations!
~♥~Lisa #7791246

Jeff Robinson level-classic 7/28/2009 2:06:19 PM

Congrats Donna on your outstanding POTD! Jeff #7791298

Lindley Johnson level-classic 7/28/2009 2:30:25 PM

Lovely sunset, Donna! The colors and the bridge silhouettes are wonderful, but the people walking two by two make it the perfect monthly theme entry. Congratulations on your beautiful POTD! #7791354

Christine Pentecost 7/28/2009 4:12:37 PM

Beautiful photo. Makes me miss my days at the beach. Congrats on your POTD. #7791570

Kathleen R. Struckle 7/28/2009 5:33:54 PM

Beautiful photo. Congrats on POTD!! #7791746

Michael Umbreit level-classic 7/28/2009 5:42:26 PM

Donna - Congratulations on your POTD!! - Mike #7791788

Gregory Allen Collins 7/28/2009 5:54:27 PM

Congrats Donna on your photo of the day. Truly is a fitting shot for the end of summer. #7791851

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 7/28/2009 6:29:33 PM


Just wanted to spice up the comments a little!! I knew this was a winner when I first saw it.... WAY TO GO!! JudyAnn #7791976

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 7/28/2009 7:18:40 PM

How awesome is this!! Huge congrats on your POTD, Donna!! This is gorgeous!! #7792133

Laura E. Swan level-classic 7/28/2009 7:30:22 PM




SO GLAD it happened to YOU and to your FANTASTIC image!!!


!!! Love JudyAnn's BEAUTIFUL Addition !!! #7792165

Michelle L. Frick 7/28/2009 8:39:40 PM

Huge congratulations on your beautiful POTD Donna!! #7792314

Tommy E. Burgess 7/28/2009 10:00:15 PM

Huge congratulations on this beautiful POTD Donna!! #7792426

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 7/29/2009 6:26:44 AM

An excellent and very well deserved POTD, Donna! Very striking!!! I know it made your day! Have another happy one!!! Terry #7793478

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/29/2009 9:00:09 AM

Gorgeous image Donna! Congratulations on your stunning POTD!! #7793920

ronda chatelle level-classic 7/29/2009 1:56:23 PM

The lighting on this is FABULOUS Donna! Your description really adds to this already beautiful, serene image! Great for the theme! CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR POTD HONOR! I am happy for you! #7794608

Julianne Bradford 7/29/2009 4:17:46 PM

Congratulations Donna!! This is so deserving of the POTD and more! Way to go girlfriend!! #7794914

Gary Lange 7/29/2009 5:56:03 PM

Many congrats, Donna...SUPER shot! #7795156

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 7/29/2009 5:58:39 PM

Beautiful comp and color .. Congratulations Donna !! #7795170

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 7/30/2009 12:23:47 AM

Congratulations Donna on your POTD Win!!!!

Dominick #7795851

Stefania Barbier level-classic 8/1/2009 10:35:45 PM

congratulations for another gorgeous win Donna!!!! #7805865

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/2/2009 10:15:14 PM

Thanks again to each of you!

Donna #7809395

Richard D. Love 8/10/2009 7:50:32 AM

Congratulations, Donna. Wonderful composition and color. Very well done!

Rick #7834714

Sharon F. Morris 8/17/2009 2:47:52 PM

Congrts Donna on your beautiful finalist. #7857442

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 8/17/2009 2:54:28 PM

Congrats on this gorgeous finalist, Donna!



Sherry McClead level-classic 8/17/2009 3:04:24 PM

Congrats Donna on your wonderful Finalist!!! WTG girl! How many is thaaaat??

Sherrybear #7857573

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 8/17/2009 3:14:57 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist, Donna! #7857618

Julianne Bradford level-classic 8/17/2009 3:32:49 PM

Congratulations on this fabulous finalist Donna! Way to go! #7857733

Ron McEwan level-classic 8/17/2009 5:11:57 PM

A terrific image full of emotion and drama, and a well deserved silver, congratulations Donna #7858509

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 8/17/2009 5:50:06 PM

Congrats on the finalist AND the POTD, Donna! #7858797

Susan Fox level-classic 8/17/2009 6:14:45 PM

Congrats Donna! #7859020

ROLAN NARMAN 8/17/2009 6:14:46 PM

Huge Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Donna! #7859021

Ken Smith level-classic 8/17/2009 6:41:28 PM

Excellent, surprise here!! #7859328

Debra R. Harder 8/17/2009 6:49:22 PM

I always love your beach images, Donna! Congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL finalist!!! Deb #7859399

Michael G. Marshall 8/17/2009 7:07:30 PM

Beautiful finalist, Donna! Congratulations! Michael #7859539

Leslie McLain level-classic 8/17/2009 7:11:57 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Donna. Your beach scenes are always the best. #7859573

Kim Andelkovic level-classic 8/17/2009 7:35:02 PM

Congrats on the finalist....Great work #7859773

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 8/17/2009 7:54:47 PM

Excellent image, Donna! Congratulations! #7859928

Evy Johansen level-classic 8/17/2009 8:23:06 PM

Wonderful image, Donna! Congratulations! #7860167

Carol L. Fowler 8/17/2009 8:35:09 PM

Congrats on this wonderful Finalist! #7860240

Amy M. Wilson 8/17/2009 8:44:21 PM

Congratulations on this FABULOUS Finalist, Donna! #7860289

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 8/17/2009 9:09:07 PM

Another huge congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist, Donna!! Best of luck in the next round!! #7860392

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic 8/17/2009 11:03:31 PM

Everytime I see this shot, I am ready to move to the beach. Huge congrats #7860613

Stefania Barbier level-classic 8/18/2009 12:57:20 AM

congratulations again Donna! #7860877

Katarina Mansson 8/18/2009 3:40:45 AM

Congratulations on your second badge for this picture and your second finalist this month. This is gorgeous! #7861263

Anita Hogue 8/18/2009 4:47:51 AM

Another hugh congratulations to you Donna! #7861549

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 8/18/2009 6:05:47 AM

I love your sunset images and this is as beautiful as the others. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round !!!! #7861976

Daniella Puente 8/18/2009 6:38:32 AM

Great to see this one more time Donna :))) congratulations! #7862175

Nick Lagos 8/18/2009 7:00:00 AM

Congratulations on your finalist Donna... good luck with it #7862323

Marcel J. Fernandez 8/18/2009 8:15:28 AM

Congratulations Donna on your beautiful Finalist.

Marcel #7862727

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 8/18/2009 8:58:59 AM


Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/18/2009 9:07:35 AM

WOW, you have all left such kind comments!!! Thank you VERY much!

I'm honored to be able to share the magic of a beach sunset with all of you.

Take care and best of luck,

Donna #7862938

Mitch Spence level-classic 8/18/2009 9:07:37 AM

Congratulations to you, Donna! #7862940

Jessica Jenney level-classic 8/18/2009 9:47:19 AM

Congratulations, Donna on your fantastic finalist! #7863092

Jeana Clark level-classic 8/18/2009 10:14:44 AM

Many Congrats here!!!
Awesome Finalist AND POTD!!!'
Well Done Donna!!!!

~J~ #7863200

Gary Lange 8/18/2009 10:14:56 AM

Congrats! #7863201

Susan M. Campbell level-classic 8/18/2009 10:22:24 AM

Another beauty Donna...congrats. #7863254

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 8/18/2009 10:54:40 AM

Congratulations again, Donna, on another excellent finalist! You rock! #7863404

A P 8/18/2009 2:33:33 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Donna on BOTH your awesome finalists. Best of luck honey in the next round. #7863987

Renee Doyle level-classic 8/18/2009 3:23:26 PM

Big congratulations to you Donna on this beautiful finalist!!! #7864250

Linda Blair level-classic 8/18/2009 3:26:05 PM

Boy would I like to be there right now.....fabulous finalist...congratulations!!!!!!! #7864264

Mary K. Robison level-classic 8/18/2009 6:27:21 PM

Double Congratulations on this gorgeous POTD making finalist, Donna, and best of luck to you in the next round! #7865028

Daniel Ruf level-classic 8/18/2009 7:45:46 PM

Beautifully conceived and well done. #7865229

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/18/2009 7:53:09 PM

Thank you everyone!!! I really appreciate all of your great comments and constant support!!

Take care!

Donna #7865254

Kristi A. Howson 8/18/2009 8:37:10 PM

Congratulations Donna on this gorgeous finalist and best of luck in the next round!!! #7865333

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 8/18/2009 11:56:28 PM

CONGRATULATIONS.....!!! #7865746

Howard B. Cheek 8/19/2009 6:47:33 AM

Congrats Donna, this one has a lot going for it..
Good Luck! #7867165

Elida Gutierrez 8/19/2009 10:36:58 AM

Again CONGRATULATIONS Donna, I wish you the best of luck!!! #7868053

Emmanuel Panagiotakis 8/19/2009 12:21:00 PM

Very fine art work here my friend
it took me 1hr to read all of this comments , well deserved #7868311

Valentin M. Armianu 8/19/2009 3:38:01 PM

Congratulations on your spectacular gold, Donna!:) #7868900

Linda D. Lester level-classic 8/19/2009 3:44:30 PM

Beautiful....Congratulations! #7868942

Jessica Jenney level-classic 8/19/2009 4:03:07 PM

Congratulations, Donna on your gorgeous win! #7869080

Renee Doyle level-classic 8/19/2009 4:17:22 PM

Gorgeous!! Big congratulations to you Donna!!!! #7869152

A P level-classic 8/19/2009 4:19:39 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Donna on BOTH your stunning winners!!! #7869168

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 8/19/2009 4:40:09 PM

Congratulations on another wonderful Gold Winner, so well deserved, Donna! #7869300

Cyn Valentine level-classic 8/19/2009 4:40:29 PM

COngratulations DOnna...stunning winner!!! #7869302

Nadya Johnson level-classic 8/19/2009 5:37:02 PM

Congrats on your terrific winner, Donna! #7869571

Julianne Bradford level-classic 8/19/2009 5:39:19 PM

Wow!! Congratulations on this winner Donna!! #7869584

David Phalen level-classic 8/19/2009 5:51:22 PM

BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!! #7869640

Courtenay Vanderbilt 8/19/2009 6:09:23 PM

You really struck gold with this one Donna! CONGRATULATIONS! #7869730

Melinda B. Shiflet level-classic 8/19/2009 6:20:21 PM

Yayyyeee!!! Congratulations on your win, Donna! :) Awesome!! :)) #7869775

ROLAN NARMAN 8/19/2009 6:21:23 PM

Huge congrats on your gorgeous winner Donna! #7869779

Raymond Pauly level-classic 8/19/2009 6:24:07 PM

Congratulations, Donna! #7869786

Kathy Cline level-classic 8/19/2009 7:22:00 PM


Mariann Kovats level-classic 8/19/2009 7:26:04 PM

Congratulations Donna on this wonderful winner! #7869954

Claudine Grove level-classic 8/19/2009 7:27:33 PM

Congrats! #7869963

Christopher Budny level-classic 8/19/2009 7:41:15 PM

Congratulations on your win, Donna! #7870036

Evy Johansen level-classic 8/19/2009 8:01:39 PM

Huge congratulations on your beautiful and well deserving win, Donna!! #7870103

Max Aureli 8/19/2009 8:08:12 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Donna!!!! #7870126

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 8/19/2009 8:26:19 PM

Hardy congrats on your winner, Donna! #7870215

Wendy Moghadam level-classic 8/19/2009 8:35:46 PM

Congratulations on this winner Donna!! #7870264

Debra R. Harder 8/19/2009 8:45:08 PM

No surprise here!! CONGRATULATIONS, Donna, on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!!! Deb #7870298

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 8/19/2009 8:54:13 PM

Congratulations on this stunning GOLD WINNER, Donna!! #7870336

Rebecca K. Lefferts level-classic 8/19/2009 9:15:59 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!! Wonderful composition, and color. REALLY NICE WORK. #7870417

Cesar J. La Rosa level-classic 8/19/2009 9:31:25 PM

WOW!!! I knew another Gold medal was coming!
Congratulations on this well-deserved Winner, Donna!!!
Cesar #7870459

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 8/19/2009 9:37:01 PM

YGG!!! Awesome work Donna :0) #7870470

Cindy Bendush level-classic 8/19/2009 9:42:13 PM

WTG Donna! Another big congratulations! #7870486

Katarina Mansson 8/20/2009 12:39:13 AM

Another great sunset; another successful winner! Congratulations again Donna! #7870665

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 8/20/2009 3:18:33 AM

Congratulations on your winner, Donna!! #7870878

Alan L. Borror 8/20/2009 3:28:44 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Donna! #7870902

Stefania Barbier level-classic 8/20/2009 5:00:17 AM

congratulations again Donna, it's a beautY!!!!! #7871187

Colleen Farrell level-classic 8/20/2009 9:03:42 AM

WTG, Donna! Big congrats on your win! #7872123

Tarun Bose 8/20/2009 11:14:40 AM

Big congrats for your winner, Donna. #7872422

Gary Lange 8/20/2009 11:52:02 AM

Many congrats!!! #7872487

Leslie McLain level-classic 8/20/2009 12:47:27 PM

Congrats on a stunning winner,Donna. #7872650

Erica Murphy level-classic 8/20/2009 5:51:43 PM

Congratulations AGAIN Donna!! WOW, POTD, Finalist and now a WINNER!!!! #7873243

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 8/20/2009 7:47:28 PM

Another fantastic winning image, Donna!!! WTG!!! :-) k #7873596

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 8/20/2009 8:55:09 PM

Huge congratulations,Donna!!! #7873707

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 8/20/2009 11:17:22 PM

Congratulations again, Donna!! #7873819

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 8/21/2009 7:15:48 AM

Congratulations, Donna! Gorgeous image!! #7874783

Susan Fox 8/21/2009 1:29:38 PM

Congrats on your win! #7875294

Linda Blair 8/21/2009 2:30:11 PM

Congratulations on your win!!!!!! #7875454

Anita Hogue 8/21/2009 4:29:02 PM

WOW, Donna,two big awesome wins! I love them both! Congratulations! You are an awesome photographer! #7875691

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/21/2009 8:05:10 PM

Thank you everyone! I am honored to have so many wonderful comments and congratulatory wishes. Wow!

A big thank you to the BP staff and judges! And to all of my friends here at BetterPhoto. You are all an inspiration!!!! Keep up the OUTSTANDING WORK!!!!

Your friend,

Donna #7876225

Sam Britt 8/21/2009 8:13:50 PM

Congratulations again, Donna! #7876276

Wanda Judd level-classic 8/22/2009 9:14:45 AM

Donna...a perfect sunset and is the perfect shot for the theme...Congratulations #7877626

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 8/22/2009 10:55:46 AM

Congratulations Donna on a beautiful Winning Sunset ~ GT #7877795

Sue Marshall level-classic 8/22/2009 8:35:13 PM

Gorgeous sunset image, Donna!!
Huge congrats to you on another outstanding Win!!
I am thrilled for you! :-)

congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7879062

Nick Lagos level-classic 8/22/2009 8:53:18 PM

Excellent sunset scene with the silhouettes really creating impact here Donna...perfect theme entry and big congrats on your win... #7879089

Alex T. Mizuno level-classic 8/22/2009 9:06:29 PM

It took one hour to get to the bottom of the comments. LOL! What a gorgeous sunset scene! And perfect silhouettes! Congratulations on your double gold Donna!!! #7879101

Tammy Scott level-classic 8/23/2009 6:37:03 AM

This is absolutely gorgeous! You did a great job on this! Very well deserved win! #7879902

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 8/23/2009 6:46:06 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful capture and glad to see this getting GOLDEN, Donna.

UB. #7879956

Terry Cervi level-classic 8/23/2009 6:51:44 AM

Congrats on your stunning win, Donna!! #7879996

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 8/23/2009 7:49:54 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this well deserved WIN!!! #7880259

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/23/2009 12:22:48 PM

A thousand time THANK YOU!!!! I truly appreciate the inspiration you have given me here at BetterPhoto.

Take care!

Donna #7880907

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 8/23/2009 5:46:29 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful and deserving 2nd place win, Donna! #7881627

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 8/24/2009 5:35:57 AM

Congratulations Donna on your well deserved Winner.

Marcel #7882973

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 8/25/2009 8:02:27 PM

A gorgeous winner, Donna! Congratulations again! So well deserved! #7887935

Mike R. Howe level-classic 8/31/2009 3:59:19 PM

Congratulations Donna....what a beautiful image.Truly well deserved!!! #7904931

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/31/2009 5:37:09 PM

Thank you everyone. I appreciate all of you!!!!

Donna #7905189

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 11/15/2009 6:27:55 AM

Congratulations Donna on your Win!!!

Dominick #8132686

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic 11/15/2009 9:48:29 AM

The Win was worth the wait. Congratulations, Donna. #8133123

Ivan Chacon level-classic 11/19/2009 2:32:36 PM

Congratulations !!! Sorry I'm late" #8145801

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A great way to reconnect with a loved one is to visit the beach, kick off your shoes, walk along the seashore and enjoy a magical sunset together!

Oceanside Beach, California
June 27, 2009

RAW / Aperture Priority / 122 mm
F 8 @ 1/400 ISO 200

*Monthly Theme - Reconnect*

*Photo of the Day #1776 - July 28, 2009*

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 122.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi

Uploaded on 7/8/2009 12:05:30 AM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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