Uploaded: June 10, 2011 00:00:09


My PG 101 Creative Perspective Challenge Entry

It's only natural for children to run along the seashore, on a beautiful October evening.

Oceanside Pier
Oceanside, California
October 23, 2010

RAW / Tripod / Aperture Priority / +2/3 EC / 18 mm
F 8 @ 1/200 ISO 100

*Monthly Theme - Fun in the Sunl*

Exif: F Number: 8, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi


Tiia Vissak June 10, 2011

great tones, light & perspective! #1384063

Renee Doyle June 10, 2011

Perfection Donna!! #9453077

Katarina Mansson June 10, 2011

Beautiful, heartwarming, perfect! #9453082

Michelle Alton June 10, 2011

Fantastic...should be among the June winners! #9453113

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 10, 2011

Beautiful in every way! #9453141

Ray Thoms June 10, 2011

A gorgeous image Donna....very nicely done!!!! #9453451

Leslie McLain level-classic June 10, 2011

Stunning capture and colors, Donna. #9453527

Marcie A. Fowler June 10, 2011

Simply stunning. #9453558

Monnie Ryan June 10, 2011

Hard to find anything more beautiful than this, Donna! HTD! #9453681

Chris Budny level-deluxe June 10, 2011

A beautiful capture; the pier makes a natural "perspective line" to the horizon. #9453778

Mary Timman June 10, 2011

Beautiful composition with lovely golden liquid gold! #9453814

Karen E. Baumann June 10, 2011

Wonderful addition to your pier images, Donna! HTD! #9453869

Chuck Bruton level-deluxe June 10, 2011

Great capture #9454076

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic June 10, 2011

Love the tones and the capture Donna! #9454083

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 10, 2011

No one captures piers better than you, Donna. Spectacular. #9454100

Mitch Spence level-classic June 10, 2011

You do have and capture the most gorgeous sunsets, Donna, and the silhouettes of the running children are great against the long, long line of the pier. #9454167

JudyAnn Rector level-deluxe June 10, 2011

Very beautiful in SO many ways, Donna... great job as always!! #9454246

Nikki McDonald level-classic June 10, 2011

Beautiful color and clarity, Donna, and I love the life that the children add to the image. #9454259

Kathy Cline June 10, 2011

Wow Donna
This is killer beautiful
I love the children!,,
Xxoo #9454331

Julianne Bradford June 11, 2011

Just beautiful Donna! What an exquisite capture! #9455398

Jill Odice level-classic June 11, 2011

No matter how many times you post shots of this beach, no 2 are alike. Love the colors and the kids running was the perfect moment caught in time by you and your camera Donna! #9455440

Susana Ms Heide June 11, 2011

Breathtaking and so perfect in every detail!!! I never tire of your pier shots! WOW!! #9455878

Susan M. Campbell June 12, 2011

Excellent timing! This is fabulous. #9456161

Erica Murphy level-deluxe June 14, 2011

Great capture!! #9460819

Stephanie Halstead June 15, 2011

Delightful! #9462177

September 25, 2011

Wow! #9691516

Julianne Bradford September 25, 2011

The judges said it best Donna WOW!! Hope we see gold here! #9692011

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 25, 2011

Another "wow" finalist, Donna!

Congratulations! #9692090

Datha Y. Thompson September 25, 2011

WOW is right!! Gorgeous Donna :)
Congratulations!! WTG :) #9692791

Freddy Bland September 25, 2011

Wonderful Finalist, Donna!! Congratulations on this fantasic capture!! #9693040

Patti Coblentz September 25, 2011

Huge congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Donna! #9693176

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic September 25, 2011

Congratulations again Donna on your beautiful finalist !! #9693220

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 26, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Donna. #9693654

Gina M. Savage September 26, 2011

Gorgeous capture and congrats, Donna! #9693767

Naomi Weiser September 26, 2011

great lighting, congrats #9693812

Nadia Paul September 26, 2011

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Donna! #9693936

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 26, 2011

superb Donna, huge congrats again!!! #9694079

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 26, 2011

Donna, Huge CONGRATZ on the Finalist and all the best in the next round!!!


Kathy Cline September 26, 2011

Cant wait to meet up with you again in April.

Naomi Weiser September 26, 2011

great lighting, congrats #9694638

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 26, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Donna!

jo ann c. #9694688

Mary Timman September 26, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #9694825

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic September 26, 2011

Congrats Donna on this beautiful Finalist! #9695793

Mitch Spence level-classic September 26, 2011

Beautiful scene, Donna. Congratulations on the finalist. #9696133

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 26, 2011

Awesome tones and congrats on another stunning finalist, Donna #9696300

Susan Fox September 26, 2011

Congratulations Donna on another wonderful finalist! #9696866

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 26, 2011

Queen of the piers, I think... yes. No question. Congratulations, Donna! #9697444

Debra R. Harder September 26, 2011

Right into my FAVS!! This has GOLD all over it, Donna! Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb #9697446

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 26, 2011

Thanks to each of you, including the Judges!!! I'm deeply honored!!



Terry Cervi level-classic September 26, 2011

Beautiful golden light! Congrats on your finalist, Donna! #9697701

ALLEN O. HOWARD September 26, 2011

A wonderful image Donna! Congratulations!!! #9697788

Kristi A. Howson September 26, 2011

Gorgeous light and Pier shot Donna. Love it. Congratulations and best of luck! #9698101

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 26, 2011

gorgeous winner, congratulations Donna!!! #9698282

Patti Coblentz September 26, 2011

Just so stunning, Donna...big congratulations on your win!!! #9698370

Darryl Wilkinson September 26, 2011

Sweet shot, Donna! Congratulations on your win! #9698402

Mary K. Robison September 27, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Gold Winner, Donna! #9698546

Barbara Waldoch September 27, 2011

Huge congratulations! #9698602

Alan L. Borror September 27, 2011

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, donna! #9698739

Renee Doyle September 27, 2011

Beautiful winner Donna!! Big congratulations to you! #9698751

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 27, 2011

Gold really is the only coordinating color this should wear... congratulations again! #9698921

Laura Greene September 27, 2011

Donna, Way to go and congrats on this "Wow!" photo! Congrats on the big win. #9699019

Gina Cormier level-classic September 27, 2011


Katarina Mansson September 27, 2011

WTG - congratulations on your outstanding winner Donna! #9699110

Amy M. Wilson September 27, 2011

Huge congratulations on your EXCELLENT Gold winner, Donna!!! #9699114

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic September 27, 2011

Glad to see this again, Donna. HUGE CONGRATZ on the beautiful Gold Winner, WTG!!!

UB. #9699149

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 27, 2011

Congrats on this beauty. Nice winner! #9699160

Jessica Jenney September 27, 2011

Congratulations, Donna on your gorgeous winner! #9699473

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 27, 2011

A delightful winner!
Congratulations, Donna!
~♥~Lisa #9699490

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 27, 2011

Congratulations on your awesome win!!! #9699582

Terry Cervi level-classic September 27, 2011

Congrats on your beautiful win, Donna! #9699666

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 27, 2011

No one does 'em make me want to hop a plane to SoCal, find a beach, dig my toes into warm sand and wait for the sunset!! :) :) Huge congrats on a fine Gold Win, Donna! #9699726

Karen Slagle September 27, 2011

Huge congrats on your stunning winning image, Donna. #9699832

Anita Hogue September 27, 2011

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner, Donna! #9699976

Monnie Ryan September 27, 2011

Just stunning, Donna - big congratulations on a well-deserved winner! #9700007

Julianne Bradford September 27, 2011

I knew it! Congrats on this outstanding winner Donna! #9700039

Carla Capra Anderson September 27, 2011

Hi Donna;
Wow, Wow, fantastic image. Congratulations.
;) CC #9700118

Debra R. Harder September 27, 2011

WHOOOOOO-HOOOOOO!!! WTG, Donna! So happy to see this amazing image win GOLD!!! YEAH!! Deb #9700222

Bojan Bencic level-classic September 27, 2011

Congratulations, Donna! #9700313

Charles C. Berkeley level-classic September 27, 2011

Beautiful image of the pier. Congratulations! #9700364

Stephen Zacker September 27, 2011

Like all that warm light. Congratulations #9700494

Susan Fox September 27, 2011

Congratulations on your winning photo #9700545

Freddy Bland September 27, 2011

Many congratulations, Donna, on your Gold winner!! #9700585

Eva Ferrière September 27, 2011

Congrats, Donna, on such a gorgeous winner ! #9700609

Mitch Spence level-classic September 27, 2011

Big congratulations on your gold winner, Donna. #9700654

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 27, 2011

Wow!!! Thank you for all of your inspirational comments and congratulatory wishes. I'm delighted and honored, to have won, with this photograph. Especially because it is a sunset, at the pier.

Keep up the beautiful work everyone!!!!

Take care,

Donna #9700664

Marijana Fajgl September 27, 2011

Big congratulations on your fantastic winner, Donna! #9700714

Leslie McLain level-classic September 27, 2011

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Donna. #9700741

Karen E. Baumann September 27, 2011

Beautiful Donna!!! Surely you must have a wall at home dedicated to these lovely pier winners! #9700777

Emile Abbott level-deluxe September 27, 2011

Great Gold Winner Donna, Congratulations #9701031

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 27, 2011

WTG on this wonderful winner, Donna! :-) k #9701217

Tamara K. Walker level-classic September 27, 2011

Congratulations! #9701434

Michele Peterson level-classic September 27, 2011

This really makes me smile, I love the kids running in the sunset! Congratulations on this fabulous winning image!! So happy for you!! #9701446

Ken Smith level-classic September 27, 2011

You are the queen of the pier/sunset shots. Very deserved win, Donna! #9701459

Kristi A. Howson September 27, 2011

Great seeing this one win Donna. Congratulations! #9701741

Evy Johansen level-classic September 27, 2011

So beautiful, Donna! Big congratulations on your win! #9701797

Cindy Bendush level-classic September 27, 2011

Beautiful win Donna - congratulations! #9701923

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict September 28, 2011

Congratulations Donna on your Win!!!

Dominick #9702242

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic September 28, 2011

Simply gorgeous, Donna. Huge congrats. #9702912

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic September 28, 2011

Congratulations Donna on your Gold Win! #9703066

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 28, 2011

Thanks again to each of you!!!

I look forward to capturing, more sunsets, at the beach!! My favorite time of year, to do this, is approaching soon!

Take care,

Donna #9703150

Patrick Rouzes September 28, 2011

Congratulations on this captivating & skillful Winner, Donna! WTG! #9703155

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 28, 2011

Wonderful light and capture Donna, congrats on your well deserved winner #9703981

Carmody Baker September 28, 2011

Love it!!! Congratulations Donna. #9704132

Cesar J. La Rosa September 29, 2011

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL Winner, Donna!!!
Cesar #9704982

David M. Montero September 30, 2011

I almost didn't see the children playing. Congratulations on your second place selection of this marvelous image Donna! #9707105

Kathy Cline September 30, 2011

So excited for you DONNA!!
Congrats Girl Friend
See you again in April. #9707782

Phyllis H. Burchett October 03, 2011

OMG Donna, this is so fabulous....L O V E it! BIG Congrats on your win!!! #9713401

ALLEN O. HOWARD October 04, 2011

I'm late! But congratulations to you for your excellent winner Donna! #9714829

Merna L. Nobile October 13, 2011

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna


Kenny Metro level-classic November 03, 2013

Beautiful image! Congrats!!!
Had a seafood dinner at the end of this pier back in the 80's. Good memories... #10889575

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