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Broken Down Shack in IR


 
BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner   Broken Down Shack in IR
Broken Down Shack in IR
Somewhere on the backroads of Madison County, IA. Used Olympus camera and the Hoya IR72 filter, which makes the greens turn to whites and darkens the skies. Also used graduated neutral density filter.

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This house was a goldmine of shots Ken. The filter sure made the sky jump out.


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June 07, 2006

 

Lynne Morris
  What a wonderful IR capture Ken, the sky is amazing!


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June 07, 2006

 
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  Ken, this is outstanding; you're a great advertisement for filters; terrific knowledge with wonderful results!


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June 07, 2006

 
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  I was thinking that maybe this was Dennis's home in Washington! Nice find and capture Ken! Jeff


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June 07, 2006

 
- Claudia Kuhn

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  Terrific IR Ken, love the blue sky in contrast to the bw.


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June 07, 2006

 

Jim Huffield
  Wonderful work Ken. Jim


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June 07, 2006

 

Carla Metzler
  Wow, Ken! Wonderful image!


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June 07, 2006

 

Sharon King
  Stunning image! I love the filter effect!


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June 07, 2006

 

Roger Bernabo
  Love this Ken! Haunted could have described this scene too!


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June 07, 2006

 

Ray Clarke
  Great subject for a IR shot Ken! Wonderful image!!!(R)


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June 07, 2006

 
- Rakesh Syal

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  Outstanding image, Ken!!


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- Gail Vitikacs

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  So many treasures....another beautiful capture Ken!


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June 07, 2006

 

Jeremy Henderson
  The sky is very powerful. It lends to the overall mystique of the location. IR also gives it an other-worldly aspect. Great work Ken!


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- Darren K. Fisher

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  WOW this is a favorite for me. Outstanding job Ken.


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June 07, 2006

 

eileen bedford
  Beautifully Done.....


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June 07, 2006

 

Mary N C. Taitt
  Fabulous shot, great use of IT and ND filters, KEn, this is great! Mary :-)


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June 07, 2006

 

Tamera S. Phillips
  Great shot Ken! I love the effects used. Looks kind of spooky.


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June 07, 2006

 

Life Expressions
  Awesome effects. Really cool image, Ken.


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June 07, 2006

 

David Phalen
  A wonderful, dramatic shot made special in IR.


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- Shelly A. Van Camp

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  Very Beautiful..love the effects!!


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- Kay E. Mahoney

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  Fantastic capture Ken. Love the effects.


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June 07, 2006

 
- Ken Smith

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  Hi everyone. Thanks for your nice comments.


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June 07, 2006

 

Kaye Burazin
  Outstanding Ken. I am blown away by the superb impact of this capture. A sure winner!


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June 07, 2006

 

Kenneth Mucke
  simply SPECTACULAR Ken...really amazing work on this....


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June 07, 2006

 
- Jill Odice

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  Wow!!! I would love to have this hanging on my wall! If you ever want to trade anything , email me! This is incredible! Grand prize good!


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June 07, 2006

 

Cristi Bastian
  Wow, Ken! I just LOVE the effects on this one! NICE JOB!!!!


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June 07, 2006

 
- Renee Doyle

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  Fantastic IR work again Ken!!!! Love this image! Enjoyed catching up on all your new entries to your gallery - wonderful works!!!!


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June 08, 2006

 

Revonda L. Gentry
  Awesome effects, I love the mood you created!!


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June 08, 2006

 

Jenny Bosmans
  Outstanding image and work, Ken!! I simply love this!! Terrific mood!!


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June 08, 2006

 

Hendrik Storme
  Wonderful mood, a great shot Ken!


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June 08, 2006

 
- Ken Smith

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  Thanks so much for you kind words. I do enjoy the IR camera.


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June 08, 2006

 

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  You have some absolutely amazing photos in your gallery, Ken. This is one of my favorites. You took a subject that is drab but interesting it made a fantastic composition. Well done!!


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  WOW! Is all I can say!!! WTG!


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June 08, 2006

 

Carolyn Foster Spano
  Oh Ken, this is simply perfect!


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June 08, 2006

 

Gilbert W. Covington
  Beautiful image, Ken.


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June 08, 2006

 

Ronald F. Fischer
  Ken, this is one of the best IR images I have seen in a long time!! You are really motivating me to want to get a Hoya IR filter and try some of these shots on the old barns and abandoned farm sites around my part of the USA!!


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June 09, 2006

 

Nadya Johnson
  Wow! VERY striking image, Ken! Pretty spooky looking place, especially in IR! Outstanding shot!


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June 10, 2006

 

Pat Gamwell
  MAGNIFICENT, Ken! Love the blue in the sky in contrast to the IR effects of black/white! You are the master of IR!


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June 13, 2006

 

John Connolly
  What a spooky image Ken! Great work! It must have been an incredibly long exposure for this one!


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June 13, 2006

 

Susie Peek-Swint
  Wonderful shot Ken ~ great use of the IR filter.. stunning capture!


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June 14, 2006

 

Bill Wyatt
  Fantastic use of the IR filter, beautiful composition and effects, Ken!


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June 16, 2006

 

Cassie L. Woodlee
  Ken Beautiful Photo !!!!


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June 17, 2006

 

She-She Killough
  Man is that a Spooky house or WHAT?! Brrrrrrr....gives me the chills. ;) I LOVE it Ken. Great work...as ALWAYS!!!


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  We haven't picked each others shots yet! I think this one will do great!


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July 22, 2006

 

Kenneth Mucke
  WAY TO GO Ken....Congrats on your finalist


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July 24, 2006

 

Jack R. Perry
  WTG Ken.


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- Renee Doyle

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  Congratulations Ken - awesome finalist!!!


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July 24, 2006

 

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  Congratulations, Ken!!!!


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July 24, 2006

 

Pat Gamwell
  Oh yeah!!! This is no surprise...fabulous! BIG CONGRATS, my friend!


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- Su Sana E. P

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  Ken, Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist!


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  Congratulations!

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July 25, 2006

 
- Gail Vitikacs

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  Fantastic!! CONGRATULATIONS KEN!!!


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July 25, 2006

 

Bill Wyatt
  Congratulations on your finalist, Ken!


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  I knew this one would be there! Great shot! Congratulations!


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July 25, 2006

 

Ronald F. Fischer
  Ken, congratulations on this awesome finalist!!


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Karen Slagle
  Congrats on this beautiful finalist, Ken. Good luck next round...


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- Marie Fields

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  Awesome image, Ken! Congratulations!


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Jenny Bosmans
  Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Ken! :)


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- Terry L. Ellis

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  Ken, congratulations, on this fabulous finalist!


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- Jill Odice

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  I bet we see this yet again Ken! Awesome :-) Congrats :-)


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  Congratulation on a supurb IR and finalist.


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July 25, 2006

 
- Rakesh Syal

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  My heartiest congratulations!!


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July 25, 2006

 

Sue L. Cullumber
  Ken, Just gorgeous! Very cool - congrats!


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July 25, 2006

 

Kaye Burazin
  Congrats Ken, this had winner written all over it. Best of luck in the next round!


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- Susan Jane Allen

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  Congratulations Ken!!!! I'll bet this is a winner!


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July 25, 2006

 

Hendrik Storme
  Fantastic, Ken!!! Another winner!!! ;)


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July 25, 2006

 

Carla Metzler
  Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Ken!


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July 25, 2006

 

Roger Bernabo
  Congratulations ken this is a wonderful image; best of luck in the next round!


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July 25, 2006

 
- Tamara K. Walker

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  CONGRATULATIONS on yours and mine. Thanks for the spot remover couldn't have done it with out you.


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July 25, 2006

 

Revonda L. Gentry
  Awesome!! Congratulations, Ken!!


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July 25, 2006

 
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  What a find! And your IR work made the most of the opportunity. Congratulations, Ken!


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July 25, 2006

 
- Sharon Day

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  Awesome image, Ken!!! Wonderful IR work! I love the way you leave a little color in them! Congratulations and good luck next round!


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July 26, 2006

 

Mary N C. Taitt
  Congratulations, Ken, on this superb finalist. I LOVE this one!!! :-)


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July 26, 2006

 

Stephen Zacker
  You have inspired me to try IR sometime. Congratulations


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July 26, 2006

 

She-She Killough
  No Surprise Here Ken! This is a winner in my book! Congrats!!


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July 26, 2006

 

Kristi A. Howson
  Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round Ken!


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July 26, 2006

 

Nadya Johnson
  I thought we'd see this in the finalists, and "here it is!" So glad to see it, Ken. Congrats!!


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July 27, 2006

 

Darryl Wilkinson
  Way to go, Mr. IR! Bring on the GOLD!


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July 27, 2006

 
- Kate Jackson

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  This is really spunky! Way to go Ken! Congrtulations!


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July 27, 2006

 
- Su Sana E. P

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  Congratulations on your Win, Ken!!


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July 27, 2006

 

Darryl Wilkinson
  Here it is, Ken! Huge congratulations on your 2nd place win! WTG, Buddy!


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July 27, 2006

 

She-She Killough
  WHOOOOO HOOOOOO !!!! WTG KEN!!! YOU DA MAN!!! :D


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July 27, 2006

 
- Susan Jane Allen

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  Congrats, Ken!


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July 27, 2006

 

Gregg Johnstun
  Amazing shot. Pat yourself on the back. Congrats.


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July 28, 2006

 
- Kate Jackson

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  Big congratulations Ken!


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July 28, 2006

 

Jenny Bosmans
  Big Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Ken! Super! :)


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July 28, 2006

 

Hendrik Storme
  Big congrats on this fantastic winner, Ken!!!


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July 28, 2006

 

Donna W. Neal
  I Love this well deserved winner Ken.
Congratulations!!!


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  Congratulations, Ken, for this incredibly beautiful winner!!! Excellent!!!

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July 28, 2006

 

Roger Bernabo
  Congratulations ken on your winning image!


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July 28, 2006

 

Mary Timman
  Outstanding image. Love the look of the IR, but with the color. Congratulations. You really deserved this winner!


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- Cyn Valentine

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  Congratulations Ken!!


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- Nancy L. Green

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  Congratulations Ken on you wonderful win!! <><


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Bill Wyatt
  Congratulations on your winner, Ken!


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- Terry L. Ellis

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  Congratulations, Ken, on this fantastic second place win! Awesome!


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  Congratulations on this awesome image and winner, Ken!!!!


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July 28, 2006

 

Dennis Flanagan
  With this winner, maybe we can get the Hotel California put on the historic register.


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July 28, 2006

 
- Kay E. Mahoney

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  CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Beautiful. Way to go Ken.


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July 28, 2006

 

Judyann Plante
  Ken, Congratulations on this well-deserved win!!!

Judyann ><>


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July 28, 2006

 

David Phalen
  Congrats Ken on a well deserved win!


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July 28, 2006

 
- Gail Vitikacs

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  FANTASTIC KEN!!!! So happy for you on this well deserved win!!!! YAHOOOOOOOOOO!


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July 28, 2006

 

Carla Metzler
  Congratulations, Ken! :D


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July 28, 2006

 

Mary L. Graham
  WOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOO!!!Congratulations Ken on a well deserved Win!!! =)


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July 28, 2006

 

Nadya Johnson
  WAY TO GO, Ken!!!! Love this image, as you know. So glad to see it on the Winners' List!! A HUGE congratulations on this knock-out photo! Well done and very well deserved!!


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- Sharon Day

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  BIG Congratulations on this awesome win, Ken!!! WTG!!!


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July 28, 2006

 

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  Beautiful artist composition. Congrats.


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July 28, 2006

 
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  Very fine work, Ken
Congratulations!

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July 28, 2006

 

Graham D. Sher
  great piece of work Ken - as evidenced by the number of responders!


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  Congratulations on your win, Ken!


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July 28, 2006

 

Colette M. Metcalf
  Wonderful image, Ken! Congratulations to you on your win!!!


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July 29, 2006

 

Stephen Zacker
  Stunning. Congratulations


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July 29, 2006

 
- Ken Smith

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  Thanks so much everyone for the awesome comments!!


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July 29, 2006

 

Cathy Barrows
  Congrats on your win...gorgeous


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July 29, 2006

 

Kaye Burazin
  A hearty congrats Ken.


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July 29, 2006

 

Nobu Nagase
  Congrats, Ken!!!


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July 30, 2006

 

Life Expressions
  Congratulations on this beautiful second place win!!


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July 30, 2006

 
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  Ken, congratulations on your Second Place win.


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July 30, 2006

 
- Renee Doyle

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  I was so sure I had sent my congratulations here Ken but somehow they must of ended up in cyberspace - so please accept my late but huge congrats on your 2nd place win!!!


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July 30, 2006

 

Kenneth Mucke
  A HUGE Congrats on this winner Ken...it is sure well deserved


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  Huge congratulation on this excellent 2nd place winner, Ken.


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August 01, 2006

 

Karen Bacon
  Congratulations on this fantastic winner!I could look at this all day!


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August 09, 2006

 
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  This is a beautiful image Ken, a late congratulations!


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August 10, 2006

 

Gregory Allen Collins
  Ken you have some stunning images. Well done.


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January 27, 2007

 

Ron Roberts
  WONDERFUL WORK YOUR GALLERY IS IMPRESSIVE...RON...


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March 29, 2007

 

paola A. Jofre
  I loved your gallery !!
Congratulations Ken, Wow very impressive!!


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April 01, 2007

 

Bambi L. Dingman
  Wonderful in every way!!


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