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Beowulf


 

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner  
Beowulf
Beowulf
2nd place winner
Texture is a scan of the cover of an old book; bird is from Florida, boat from California, clouds from Nebraska - a bit of Americana, I guess you could say LOL
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emptynestphotos.com - Agnes Fegan

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I love this Nikki! What a wonderful combination!


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November 18, 2013

 

David Phalen
  From sea to shining sea, God Bless America!! Exceptional work here Nikki!!


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November 18, 2013

 

Daniella Puente
  Beautiful tones and very artsy with the texture, beautiful image!


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November 18, 2013

 

JO ANN CLEVELAND
  Amen to all the above, including your own comment!You are soooo talented Nikki!

jo ann c.


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November 18, 2013

 

Bonnie C. Lackey
  This is sooo nice, NIkki!


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November 18, 2013

 

Joy Rector
  gorgeous, well done


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November 19, 2013

 

Pat Harry
  Beautiful, Nikki! I love the treatment you applied to this.


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December 23, 2013

 

Nancy Marie Ricketts
  Beautifully constructed DD!


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December 23, 2013

 
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  Very nice, well done. Congrats on the EP!~April


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December 24, 2013

 
- Mariann Kovats

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  Huge congrats on our finalists, Nikki! They are all gorgeous, but this one is especially!


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December 31, 2013

 
- Usman M. Bajwa

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  I know you love this one lots. So BIG BIG CONGRATZ on fetching Gold, Nikki!!!

UB.


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January 01, 2014

 
- Pat Abbott

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  Beautiful work, congrats!


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January 01, 2014

 

Michelle Alton
  As always, your work is immaculately executed and masterful. Congratulations on the Gold winner!


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January 01, 2014

 
- Gail Sullivan

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  Congrats, Nikki!


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January 01, 2014

 
springcreekphotoart.com - Danny B. Head

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  Love this beautifully processed image! Congrats on your win!


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January 01, 2014

 
- Candace M. Cleveland

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  Congratulations!


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January 01, 2014

 
- Beatriz Rocha

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  Fantastic Gold! Congratulations Nikki!!


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January 01, 2014

 

Nancy Marie Ricketts
  Congratulations, Nikki !


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January 01, 2014

 
newjerseyphotos.net - Deborah C. Lewinson

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  Huge congrats on your win, Nikki!

Happy New Year!
Debby


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January 01, 2014

 
lesliesphotographs.com - Leslie McLain

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  Congrats on a beautiful winner, Nikki.


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January 01, 2014

 
- Claudia Kuhn

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  So peaceful, beautiful work, congratulations!


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January 01, 2014

 
williamracophotography.com - William C. Raco

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  Beautifully done, Nikki
Congratulations and Happy New Year


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January 01, 2014

 
bobslens.com - Bob Cournoyer

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  :-)


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January 01, 2014

 

MELODIE C. ROBERTS
  Congratulations NiK!!

Beautiful work!!


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January 01, 2014

 
- R. J. Laudenbacher

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  This is beautiful, Nikki. A big congrats to you on your win and a Happy New Year too!


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January 01, 2014

 
- Melinda F. Schneider

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  Congratulations, Nikki! Very lovely creation!


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January 01, 2014

 
- Martha R. Mazon

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  Congratulations on your excellent winner, Nikki!


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January 01, 2014

 
- Lindley Johnson

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  Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Nikki!


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January 01, 2014

 
- Kimber Wallwork-Heineman

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  Congratulations Nikii


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January 01, 2014

 
- Michele Peterson

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  A favorite of mine, Nikki. So well done, I am happy to see it get GOLD! Congratulations on the win!!


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January 01, 2014

 

Rona L. Schwarz
  WOW! What an amazing composite, Nikki! Very artistic and moody - it all fits together wonderfully! Huge Congrats on your win and Happy New Year!


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January 01, 2014

 

Chris Schofield
  Congratulations Nikki on an awesome composite. It truly is a bit of Americana. Your texture work is awesome.


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January 01, 2014

 
- Amanda D. Austwick

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  Congratulations Nikki and Happy New Year!


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January 01, 2014

 

Susan K. Snow
  Isn't it fun to be creative, taking a little bit from many sources to make something special. My Mother's favorite tempura that I did in high school was a little bit of this and a little of that, and together both my art teacher and mother loved it.

Your creativity, Nikki, has made a beautiful composite and winner. Congratulations and a very Happy New Year!


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January 01, 2014

 

Monnie Ryan
  Congratulations on a well-deserved win, Nikki!


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January 01, 2014

 
- Ray

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  Congratulations on your outstanding Gold Award Winner, Nikki!


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January 01, 2014

 

David Phalen
  BIG Congrats on your beautiful Winner!!


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January 01, 2014

 
- Nikki McDonald

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  Thank you all for the amazing response to this creation. I'm very glad you like it and honored to have the win.


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January 01, 2014

 

Colette M. Metcalf
  I'm adding this to my Favs! A big congrats to you, Nikki!!!!


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January 02, 2014

 
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  Beautiful! Congratulations on your win!


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January 02, 2014

 
karen-celella-photography.com - Karen Celella

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  Congratulations on your winning creation, Nikki!


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January 02, 2014

 

Renata Gusciora
  Huge congratulations on this beautiful Winner, Nikki!!!Happy New Year!!!:-)


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January 02, 2014

 

Daniella Puente
  Great to see this again Nikki, congratulations!!!


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January 02, 2014

 
- Katherine Kuhn

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  Congratulations on your beautiful golden winner! Lovely treatment!


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January 02, 2014

 

JO ANN CLEVELAND
  Congratulations on your outstanding 2nd Place Gold winner Nikki!

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January 03, 2014

 
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  I just love this look!!!!

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January 03, 2014

 
- Christine Czernin

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  I just love the tranquil,golden morning mood you created here.
Big congratulations on your win,Nikki.


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January 04, 2014

 
- Peggy Pfister

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  Just beautiful, Nikki, and your process was very creative. Congrats on a well deserved win!


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January 04, 2014

 
lydiawilliamsphotography.com - Lydia Williams

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  Magnificent image, Nikki! Congratulations on your golden win!


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January 05, 2014

 
emile-abbott-photography.com - Emile Abbott

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  Creative DD work and congratulation on a well deserved gold winner, Nikki.


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January 07, 2014

 
- Cindy Bendush

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  Big congrats on your outstanding gold Nikki!


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January 08, 2014

 
- Sara B Coffey

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  Fabulous image Nikki! A real Gold Winner!
Congrats girl!
Sara~


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January 10, 2014

 

Merna L. Nobile
 
I recently opened my e-mail and found an announcement from Better Photo that the month of November award winners were basking in the glory of finding their name beside their beautiful entry. CONGRATULATIONS!


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January 11, 2014

 

Kara L. Hendricks
  Nikki I was just looking through the images I had chosen from your gallery that I loved.. saw this and remembered you got some recognition on a version, and here it is.. last month even... I really love this.. I see you left the texture but cloned out the item in the water... Fantastic winner... Love it!!

Congrats!!


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January 20, 2014

 
- Nikki McDonald

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  Yes, Kara, I hadn't saved in layers so removing the texture and duplicating the rest would have been impossible for me. Lots of people wanted the buoy gone and I think they were right - it's cleaner now. Thanks!

And thanks to everyone else who has let me know they enjoy this piece - especially to Mitch who actually has a large canvas print of it that I have yet to see :) It's always so very flattering when someone likes your work well enough to want it in their own home.


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January 20, 2014

 
emile-abbott-photography.com - Emile Abbott

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  Congrats Nikki on yet another Best of the Best DD's


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March 10, 2016

 
lydiawilliamsphotography.com - Lydia Williams

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  Yes, a beautiful All Time Pick!


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March 11, 2016

 
gmargarethennes.com - G. Margaret Hennes

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  Beautifully executed Nikki! Congrats on ATF


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June 28, 2016

 
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