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S J November 20, 2004

Great abstract capture, Stan! Well..the guessing game begins now...lol. What's it? Very intriguing object... you wrote that it's an every day office equpment but I've no idea what it is.. One thing for sure, I love your treatment on this! I really would love to see the original. #189902

Karen Engelbreth November 20, 2004

WOW - great abstract, Stan - I would love to see the original too! #927015

Dan Holm level-classic November 20, 2004

Wow is right, Stan! AWESOME absract! I absolutlely love it! Very different, VERY cool! Excellent work! #927032

Allan L. Whitehead November 20, 2004

Magnificent as always, Stanley, you never cease to amaze me with your imagination and talent. Nice PS CS work too. Very well done, my very dear friend - your dear friend, Allan #927132

Jane Summa November 20, 2004

Great work, Stan!! At first I thought they were surf boards...LOL..so they can only be a Pen or a Paper Clip...guessing more on the Pen since it's an everyday office piece..Nonetheless, I love the colors- black and blue! Creative, indeed!! #927220

Judith G. Secco November 20, 2004

Very nicely put together, Stan. Great work.
Judy #927234

Kathleen Clemons November 20, 2004

Nicely done, Stan. A stapler? #927248

Charlene Bayerle November 20, 2004

Terriffic Stan....I agree about the stapler!!!! #927364

Wendy M. Amdahl level-deluxe November 20, 2004

Very cool image Stan...really like this one. The blue is great! Nice work! #927374

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 20, 2004

Excellent abstract, Stan, wonderful strong colors and design, and I beleive it's a stapler!

-Debby #927583

Dale Gast November 20, 2004

Very cool, Stan!!! Nice abstract! #927632

Murry Grigsby November 20, 2004

Nicely done Stan!! #927635

Patricia A. Kuniega November 20, 2004

Terrific graphic abstract Stan! Love the cool blue translucent quality! #927760

Patricia Marroquin November 20, 2004

Reminds me of canoes, but that isn't office equipment. LOL! Fabulous, beautiful creation, Stan. :-) #927812

Stanley J. Contrades November 20, 2004

Thanks, Sanjay, and as promised I have included what this is, although it didn't take long for Kathleen C. to guess what it is, along with Charlene and Deborah!! Looks like you three ladies have the same stapler :-)!!
Thanks, too, to Karen, Dan, Allan, Jane, Judy, Kathleen, Charlene, Wendy, Deborah, Dale, Murry, Paricia K. and Patricia M. for your wonderful and appreciated comments.

Leonard Pierce November 20, 2004

Wonderful image Stan, excellent PS work!!! #928133

Carol Brill November 20, 2004

Very clever and creative shot to put such a colorful abstract spin on an everyday item, Stan! #928158

Evy Johansen level-classic November 20, 2004

Indeed very clever and creative, Stan! Great abstract! #928286

Terry R. Hatfield November 20, 2004

BGeautiful Image Stan Nice Solid Tones:-) #928564

Lucia De Giovanni November 20, 2004

Great abstract my friend! #928675

Darren K. Fisher level-classic November 20, 2004

I am amazed I got it right...LOL...Very creative and well presented. #928679

Stanley J. Contrades November 20, 2004

I am grateful for all of you that take the time to add your wonderful comments! Thank You!, Len, Carol, Evy, Terry, Lucia and Darren (glad you got it, Darren :-))!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #928709

S J November 21, 2004

Sooooo creative you're, Stan! I never guessed it...lol. Great work! More pls... #928756

Stanley J. Contrades November 21, 2004

That's okay, Sanjay, as I'm happy that you liked it! Thanks very much for your support!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #930188

S J December 15, 2004

Congrats on this super finlalist, Stan!!! Good luck in the next round!!! #974324

Patty Razonable December 15, 2004

Congratulations, Stan!!! Best of luck in the next round!!! :-) #974338

Lucia De Giovanni December 15, 2004

Congratulations on your Finalist Stan!!! #974528

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe December 15, 2004

Congrats on this very creative image, Stan!!! #974597

Phil Sauvey December 15, 2004

Congrats my friend! Great job as always! #974675

Mary K. Robison December 15, 2004

WOW, STAN! This beauty snuck by me last month...sure is easy to see why it didn't get by the judges!
Great PS work with that stapler!
CONGRATULATIONS!! Good luck next level! #974708

Carol Brill December 16, 2004

How fun to revisit this clever shot again, Stan, congratulations on reaching the finals, and best of luck! #974748

Patricia Marroquin December 16, 2004

Incredible! Love it! Congrats, Stan! #974833

Donald K. Cherry level-classic December 16, 2004

Congrats on this wonderful and well deserved finalist, Stan! Good luck in the finals, my friend!! #975103

Diane Addonizio level-classic December 16, 2004

Congrats, Stan! #975383

Allan L. Whitehead December 16, 2004

Stanley, my very dear friend, congratulations on your finalist selection. Well done, and good luck in the next step - your good friend, Allan #975580

Patricia A. Kuniega December 16, 2004

No surprise to see this wonderful image among the finalists! Congratulations on this really terrific finalist Stan! #975675

Gail Vitikacs level-classic December 16, 2004

Wonderful! Congratulations Stan again! #976113

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe December 16, 2004

Congratulations, Stan....fabulous 3-D effect (on MY monitor) on this one! Well done!

ccc #976436

Karen Engelbreth December 16, 2004

Congrats, Stan! #976763

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 16, 2004

Excellent capture! Congratulations!!! Great abstract!! #976938

Stacey A. Bates December 16, 2004

Congrats Stan on a wonderful image!!! #977007

Terry R. Hatfield December 16, 2004

Congratulations,Again Stan:-) #977127

Robert Goodman December 16, 2004

Congratulations Stan!!!!!! #977319

Kathleen Clemons December 16, 2004

Congrats to you, Stan! #977536

Stanley J. Contrades December 16, 2004

Many thanks for your congratulatory responses, Sanjay, Patty, Lucia, Jim, Phil, Mary, Carol, Patricia M., Donald, DIANE, Allan, Patricia K., Gail, Candice, Karen, Donna, Stacey, Terry, Robert and Kathleen!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #977921

Dan Holm level-classic December 16, 2004

Woo Hoo!! CONGRATULATIONS on yet another awesome finalist, Stan!! #978279

Elisabeth A. Gay December 16, 2004

Awesome eye for design, congratulations Stan!
Ann #978548

Karen Bacon December 16, 2004

Great image Stan!Congratulations! #978599

Stanley J. Contrades December 16, 2004

Thanks very much, Dan, Ann and Karen! I always appreciate yout taking the time to stop by to comment!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #979723

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 17, 2004

Congratulations on another terrific finalist, Stan!

Best Wishes,
Debby #980136

Stanley J. Contrades December 17, 2004

Thank you very much, Debby! I appreciate your taking the time to comment! Been a very busy day!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #980140

Debra Booth December 17, 2004

Very cool image, Stan! Great job! Congrats and good luck! #981563

Stanley J. Contrades December 17, 2004

Thank you, Debra! Your replies and support are much appreciated!! Hope you're having a wonderful Holiday Season!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #981571

Sharon Day level-classic December 17, 2004

Outstanding and beautiful, Stan!!! Congratulations on this finalist. Good luck next round! #981610

Donna W. Neal December 18, 2004

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Stan #983766

Colette M. Metcalf December 18, 2004

Congratulations Stan!! Excellent image! #984939

Stanley J. Contrades December 18, 2004

Thank you, Sharon, Donna and Colette, very much for your kindness, which is appreciated!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #984944

Jennifer Rennison December 20, 2004

Excellent abstract, Stan! Congratulations on your finalist! #988687

Stanley J. Contrades December 20, 2004

Thank you, Jennifer!! I appreciate your taking the time out of your hectic day to respond!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #989197

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2004:11:19, 12:39:42. 1.5sec ss, f16, ISO 100, RAW, tripod. PS CS cropped, cloning, texturizer, rotated. 4 copies of a single image of an everyday office piece of equipment!

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