Jump For Joy

© Donald K. Cherry

Jump For Joy

Uploaded: March 05, 2006 04:40:04


There is cause for celebration today as two special people in my life are celebrating their Birthdays!!

First, Happy Birthday to Arceli, my beautiful wife, best friend and life partner!!

Second (but no less special), Happy Birthday to my very good friend and BP peer Laurence Saliba!!

Please join me in greeting them on this wonderful day of celebration.

Lastly, I'd be remiss if I didn't include a word of Congratulations to BP for celebrating 10 years of providing such a fabulous site for all us photography fans to meet, learn and share our work!

catagory: Monthly Theme (celebration)

p.s. spending the day with Celi and won't be available for commenting.


Roger Bernabo March 05, 2006

Great image and a beautifully worded tribute. Don, knowing you'll have a great day with your life partner! #403228

Kerby Pfrangle March 05, 2006

Donald what a fun vivid shot for celebration. This is so nice. Love your warm wonderful colors and great presentation. Kerby #2498301

Ray Clarke March 05, 2006

What a great shot to show JOY Donald! Love the colour and composition!!!(R) #2498306

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 05, 2006

Sounds like lots of celebration going on in your house! Wonderful shot of Donna doing what she does best! Having fun! #2498332

Carla Metzler March 05, 2006

Wonderful image and tribute, Don!
Happy Birthday to your wife, and
Happy Birthday Laurence! #2498358

Cindy Paquette March 05, 2006

Such an immensely joyful image Don! It shouts the message!

Happy b-day to Celi and Laurence! #2498482

Pamela Shane March 05, 2006

This shot shows joy very well Don!
Love the silhouette of Donna against
that gorgeous sky. Great Birthday dedication - Happy Birthday to Celi, & Laurence!!!! :) #2498487

Judyann Plante March 05, 2006

Simply beautiful image, Donald! Happy Birthday to your wife. Have a wonderful day together! #2498553

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe March 05, 2006

Great shot! HBD Celi and Laurence. #2498589

Colleen Braun March 05, 2006

Happy Birthday Celi and Laurence, love the hair... #2498639

Paul Michko March 05, 2006

Beautiful dedication, Donald. HBD Arceli and Laurence. #2498976

Casey A. Hanson March 05, 2006

Gorgeous! Happy Birthday Arceli and Laurence! :0) #2499024

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic March 05, 2006

Beautiful image and colors!! #2499378

Milan Banik March 05, 2006

Donald beautiful work ,happy birthday to Arceli and Arceli ! #2499582

Mata Patan March 05, 2006

Wonderful in all senses!
I hope you had a wonderful day in sweet company! #2499698

Graeme yew Chow March 05, 2006

Wonderful image and I like the actions, Donald. #2500393

Janine Russell level-deluxe March 05, 2006

Donald, excellent color, detail, silhouette and clarity. #2500668

Renee Doyle March 05, 2006

Excellent silhouette Donald!!!!! Such a wonderful and happy birthday tribute to everyone!!! Great job!

Jill Odice level-classic March 05, 2006

This is such a joyful image Don! And a beautiful Bday card to your 2 special people :-) #2500996

Ann Bruynseels March 06, 2006

Wonderful colors ! #2502075

Anita Taylor March 06, 2006

Fantastic image, Don! #2504321

Donald K. Cherry March 06, 2006

Thank you everyone for all the wonderful comments!! #2504347

March 06, 2006

Beautiful picture, Don! #2504355

Wende Trew March 06, 2006

Beautiful image Don!! I love it!! #2504472

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 06, 2006

Donald this is special!!!! Thank you my friend!! I really appreciate it! #2504774

Paul Sikora March 07, 2006

Donald, what a way to celebrate. The colours are amazing. Magnificent capture #2505563

March 07, 2006

totally awesome image! good job! #2506618

Stephen Zacker March 07, 2006

Wonderful #2507722

Stanley J. Contrades March 07, 2006

An exceptional composition and capture, Donald, and the colors and Donna's silhouette make it extraordinary!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2508994

Darryl Wilkinson March 10, 2006

Beautiful colors and silhouette, Don! #2519899

Renee Doyle April 25, 2006

YEAH!!!!! WTG Don!!!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!!!!

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 25, 2006

This goes for a special CONGRATULATIONS Donald!!!! :) #2686689

Carla Metzler April 25, 2006

Congratulations, Don! #2688042

Graeme yew Chow April 25, 2006

This is another great finalist and I like this one the most ! Donald. #2690029

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe April 25, 2006

Congratulations on this excellent image, Don!:) #2690395

Darryl Wilkinson April 25, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist awards, Don! Way to go! #2691267

Stanley J. Contrades April 26, 2006

Much Aloha,
Stan #2691388

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 26, 2006

Congratulations on this super Finalist, Donald!! #2691616

Margaret Sikora April 26, 2006

Congratulations Donald on this terrific shot and also for being a finalist,good luck. #2691722

Jenny Bosmans April 26, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Don!! Super!! #2691807

Paul Sikora April 26, 2006

Congratulations, Donald #2691809

Cindy Paquette April 26, 2006

Give that beautiful girl a contract! She's been the subject of a few finalists I believe..raise her allowance! Congratulations to both you and Donna Don! WTG! #2692287

Carol Dibble April 26, 2006

What a fun capture! Congrats on your finalist! #2693825

Pamela Shane April 26, 2006

Congratulations on this finalist as well Don! :) #2695293

Kerby Pfrangle April 26, 2006


Congratulations on your wonderful finalist. Beautiful warm colors and a very nice image. best of luck in the next rounds. Kerby #2695311

Lorraine A. Cook April 26, 2006

I'm 'jumping for joy'...for you!

Congratulations on this super finalist, Donald!!<:)) #2695865

Corinne M. Thompson April 27, 2006

Fantastic colors and silhoette capture! Congrats on your Finalist! #2699473

KHAWLA Haddad April 28, 2006

Congratulations on this Wonderful finalist Don!
Very well don I m sure we be seeing this one again its aswesome Silhoette! #2702387

Alison Greenwood April 28, 2006

Congratulations on your win Don! Well done my friend! #2702523

Kerby Pfrangle April 28, 2006

Donald congratualtions on your second place winner. A very warm and inviting image. Kerby #2702643

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 28, 2006

Double my pleasure to congratulate you Donald!!!!!!! #2702669

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe April 28, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful winning image, Don!!!! #2702718

Darryl Wilkinson April 28, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS, Don! Way to go! #2703044

Deb Holmes-Hatfield April 28, 2006

Bravo, Don, congrats on your winner! #2703140

Murry Grigsby April 28, 2006

Congrats on your terrific image and win Don (good thing you didn't throw in the towel)!! #2703288

Donald K. Cherry April 28, 2006

Thanks so much everyone for all the terrific comments, everyone! I'm so glad this one won because of the special meaning behind it! Now Celi and Larence can re-celebrate their birthdays while I enjoy this win! #2703300

Susana Ms Heide April 28, 2006

The mood here is definitely one of celebration! Congratulations DON! #2703308

Judy S. Fung April 28, 2006

Congrats on your win, Donald!! #2703395

Gail Vitikacs level-classic April 28, 2006

YAHOOOOOOO!!!! Well deserved Don! #2703449

Renee Doyle April 28, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful winner Don!!!!

Nobu Nagase April 28, 2006

Congratulations, Donald!!!
Fabulous win!!! #2703604

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 28, 2006

You tell Donna to keep having fun! Wonderful shot....congratulations! #2703674

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 28, 2006

Congratulations on this well deserving Win, Donald!! Hugs and kisses to Donna. #2703847

Pamela Shane April 28, 2006

Congratulations Don on a fantastic winner! :) #2704114

Stanley J. Contrades April 29, 2006

WTG, Donald and big CONGRATULATIONS once again on your win!! Very nicely done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2704392

Cindy Paquette April 29, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS DON! Donna sure is your lucky charm!!! #2704901

Paula Kelly April 29, 2006

Congradulations Donald! a well deserved win! #2705230

Graeme yew Chow April 29, 2006

Congratulation ! well done Donald. #2705284

KHAWLA Haddad April 29, 2006

Congratulations on your Wonderful win,Don so gald to see it here very well don enjoy the win!!! #2705426

Alan L. Borror April 29, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful winning image, Don! #2705454

Jenny Bosmans April 29, 2006

Big Congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Don!! #2706095

Kate Jackson April 29, 2006

Many congratulations Don! This is so exhilarating! #2706438

Margaret Sikora April 30, 2006

Congratulations Donald on your finalist win, #2707509

Colette M. Metcalf April 30, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Don!! #2707852

Wende Trew April 30, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic image Donald!!! Well deserved!!! #2707918

Wally Orlowsky April 30, 2006

Congratulations on this terrific winner, Don! #2707999

Lorraine A. Cook April 30, 2006

WTG, Donald!!

Congratulations on this fantastic win!!<:)) #2708678

Rakesh Syal level-classic April 30, 2006

How come I miss this wonderful image and the greatest winner of all times?!!! Congratulations, Don, my friend!!! #2709251

Stephen Zacker May 01, 2006

Very fun and uplifting. Congratulations #2713221

Melissa G. Meiselman May 01, 2006

Wonderful image..love the silhouette, Donald. Congratulations on your win. #2713231

Mata Patan May 02, 2006

I am glad you won with this!!
Arceli and laurence brought you luck!
But it was Donna who made this photo, Donna and that wonderful sky!! #2715326

Mary K. Robison May 06, 2006

Belated CONGRATULATIONS on this version of Donna's joyful jump taking Second Place, Don!
A beautiful dedication to your wife and friend! #2730730

Donna W. Neal May 11, 2006

Better Late Than Never, I am so far behind.....Congratulations on this excellent winner Donald #2752511

Nadya Johnson June 01, 2006

Evidently missed this Donald, so here's another late congratulations on an outstanding winner!! Striking, beautiful in form and color, very joyful!! Love it! Also glad you re-arranged your gallery, as so many of us are behind (I doubt if I'm the only one!)and as we add new photos, older ones get further back. Great work, Donald - well deserved! #2840740

Bill Wyatt June 15, 2006

Belated congratulations on your winner, Donald! Beautiful tones and composition. #2898555

Ruth Robbins level-classic July 03, 2006

This is my favorite of your winners. The color and the composition and the emotion they evoke are very striking. It is my favorite of your sunset series too. :) #2982402

August 10, 2006

Beautiful shot and dedication to your wife and your friend, Donald !
Congratulations on this wonderful winner!

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 28, 2006

A belated congratulations on this awesome winning image. So cool! #3377640

Cheryl E. Molennor October 16, 2006

What a great shot Donald. Just now seeing it after another BP friend compared one of my shots to it. I'm now honored to have been compard. Your gallery is great. #3456372

Vladan D. Djordjevic December 25, 2006

Beautiful photo! Great scene, composition, lighting! Merry Christmas!! #3738982

Z. Banu February 02, 2007

Wow!!!!!!!Congratulation Donald on Wonderful Winner so beautiful image! #3902634

Elizabeth A. Marker level-deluxe June 01, 2007

Wonderful Capture!! Wonderful Gallery!! #4356045

lynn carter June 04, 2007

thanks for your comments, l,m still learning so it,s nice to get feedback.

congratulations on your winning pictures

lynn carter #4363117

Katarina Mansson June 16, 2007

A belated congratulations to the winner! This picture has everything which I find beautiful; happiness, colors, nature and good photography! #4402307

Peggy J. Maguire August 22, 2007

Don,congratulations on this awesome win!! #4681969

Lynn Haack September 12, 2007

Congrats on this spectacular win! Lynn #4783591

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