Uploaded: January 11, 2012 00:50:20 | Entered: August 04, 2020 08:58:28


...What's That Spell?

This image is dedicated to all of you here at BetterPhoto.

Tomorrow will mark my 8 year anniversary on this wonderful website!!! I have made so many great friends, online and in person. Thanks for your constant support and inspiration. Keep up the outstanding work!!!

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -1.33, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 27.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi


Tiia Vissak January 11, 2012

cool tones, light & silhouettes! #1435763

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 11, 2012

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Absolutely beautiful! Well seen and presented.

1/11/2012 1:25:42 AM

Thank you Tiia and Jüri!!! #9913975

Chris Budny level-deluxe January 11, 2012

A beauty, Donna! And happy anniversary! #9914185

Katarina Mansson January 11, 2012

What a beauty Donna! Happy anniversary and looking forward to many more years of excellent BP photography from you! I am a big fan! #9914187

Joy Rector January 11, 2012

beautiful shot #9914211

Leslie McLain level-classic January 11, 2012

Love it, Donna. Beautiful capture and colors. #9914287

Jillian Danielson January 11, 2012

I REALLY hope this goes far,Donna.. I love it!!! #9914667

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 11, 2012

You continue to inspire!!! With all of your incredible work and kind comments. Thanks so much everyone!!

Donna #9914676

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic January 11, 2012

Beautiful work Donna!,
Amalia #9914685

Mitch Spence level-classic January 11, 2012

Beautiful thought, beautiful image, beautiful area in which you live, Donna. #9915245

Cathy Kovarik level-deluxe January 11, 2012

Wow, a fantastic shot! #9915299

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic January 12, 2012

Very beautiful and creative. Great Color and detail. Happy Anniversary Donna! Your gallery has been inspiring. #9916998

Michelle L. Frick January 14, 2012

Happy Anniversary (I know I'm a couple days late). I'm so thrilled to "know" you as I do and would LOVE to meet you in person sooner than later. You're an inspiration to me, and you're someone who can always, without fail, make me smile. Your work is beautiful and makes me dream of beaches, sunsets and long beautiful walks. You're special Donna, and I'm so happy to have you in my life. #9920776

Datha Y. Thompson January 23, 2012

A belated happy Anniversary from me too Donna!! You do inspire and I am so happy to call you my friend!!!
This is the image I chose as our 101 POTW!!!! Congrats L O V E it!!!! #9937548

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe January 28, 2012

Happy Anniversary Donna! What a cool capture on the beach! Perfect for Valentines Day! #9952857

Inge Linden March 05, 2012

Fantastic! #10022981

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 06, 2013

Winner Donna. Happy Anniversary and I love it. #10502173

Kathy Cline January 08, 2013

Awwww Just look at this killer shot! BP needs to purchase this from you!
Wish you could get on a plane and come visit me.
Free room and board just let me know.
Hope to get to flower fields this April Donna.

Leslie McLain level-classic January 08, 2013

Fantastic capture and colors, Donna. Happy Anniversary. #10504822

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic January 08, 2013

Beautiful in every way...great color and detail. Congratulations on your anniversary and hope to see this one again !! #10506008

Susan M. Campbell January 09, 2013

Very cool Donna. What a fun idea. #10506957

Terry Cervi level-classic January 09, 2013

This is outstanding, Donna! A fave! #10507540

Thomas E. Hinds January 12, 2013

Awesomely creative image, Donna! Incredible color! #10512253

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 27, 2013

I'm so excited! Thank you for all of your inspirational comments!!!

Donna #10625839

Julianne Bradford March 27, 2013

Congrats on #7!!! You must be in heaven!! #10625873

Bunny Snow March 27, 2013

Very creative and inspiring, Donna. Congratulations on your finalist, and your anniversary, as well as all YOUR inspirational comments!! #10626558

Kara L. Hendricks March 27, 2013

HUGE congrats on this one and all your other Donna.. woot woot... Good month for you!!! #10626650

Irene Colling level-classic March 27, 2013

Brilliant photography Donna.

Congratulations on your loving Finalist. #10627044

Michelle L. Frick March 27, 2013

Congratulations Donna! WHOO HOO! #10627225

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 27, 2013

Superb finalist and wonderful comment, Donna!

Debby #10627241

Debra R. Harder March 28, 2013

One word...WINNER! You are a genius, Donna! Huge congrats on your brilliant finalist!! #10629437

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 28, 2013

AMEN to Deb! Surely we will see this in GOLD Donna!

jo ann c.


Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 28, 2013

I knew we would see this one again, Congrats on both your anniversary photo and finalist. A great month Donna. #10630739

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 28, 2013

I knew we would see this one again, Congrats on both your anniversary photo and finalist. A great month Donna. #10630745

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 28, 2013

well done Donna... congrats! #10630813

Carla Capra Anderson March 28, 2013

Donna, this is brilliant!!
Congratulations. #10630984

Terry Cervi level-classic March 28, 2013

Love this, Donna!! Outstanding work! Congrats on this and all of your superb finalists!!! #10631366

Michele Peterson level-classic March 28, 2013

Wow, what an incredible group of finalists you got this month!! I love them all, but this one has been a favorite of mine, and I am happy to see it get a finalist. Good luck in the next round on all of your images, and congratulations!! #10631613

Susan M. Campbell March 29, 2013

Congrats Donna!! #10632963

Carol Quina level-classic March 29, 2013

I LOVE this one! Congratulations, again!! #10633026

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 29, 2013

Thanks again to each and every one of you. This image is extra special to me. I was able to share this beautiful sunset with my daughter. We are both included in this image.

Take care and keep up the outstanding work.

Donna #10633469

Katherine Kuhn March 30, 2013

Imaginative & colorful sunset! Great image! #10635271

ALLEN O. HOWARD March 31, 2013

Perfect!!! Congratulations! #10636494

Nadia Paul April 03, 2013

What an awesome image Donna - congrats on your finalist - should have been gold! #10639693

Susan M. Campbell September 30, 2020

Congrats on your win! #11839319

Leslie McLain level-classic September 30, 2020

Congrats on a fantastic winner, Donna. #11839362

Adilson F. Ferreira level-classic September 30, 2020

Congratulations on your wonderful winn! #11839477

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic October 01, 2020

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Donna! #11839599

Dee Langevin level-classic October 01, 2020

Congratulations Donna on your stunning Gold winner! #11839745

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 01, 2020

Congrats Donna on your Fantastic Win! #11839836

Jacquie Palazzolo level-deluxe October 01, 2020

A fantastic image!! Well deserved Gold!! Congratulations! #11839863

LJ Corliss level-classic October 02, 2020

Congrats on your gold :) #11840242

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic October 03, 2020

Love this Human LOVE! Congratulations on your First place Gold! #11840421

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 03, 2020

A HUGE thank you, to each and every one of you! Big LOVE!!! #11840492

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic February 02, 2021

A perfect POTD image for the beginning of February. Congratulations, Donna! #11873158

Janet Criswell level-deluxe February 02, 2021

Congratulations on the well-deserved POTD! #11873177

LJ Corliss level-classic February 02, 2021

Congrats on POTD :) #11873226

Leslie McLain level-classic February 03, 2021

Congrats on a fantastic POTD, Donna. #11873325

Wanda-Lynn Searles level-classic August 19, 2021

Beautiful capture! #11921564

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