paradise pier

© Oksana Oksamit

paradise pier

Donna Dunbar August 31, 2003

Oksana, this is beautiful! #55980

Maxine Snyder August 31, 2003

What a stunning composition! Oksana, if I were a judge this would surely be a winner--excellent! #183026

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 31, 2003

I agree! Winner for sure!! #183035

June Marie Sobrito August 31, 2003

I love it! Super work! #183039

Henny Grevelink August 31, 2003

WoW, wonderful picture, Oksana! ;>) #183045

Joy Brown August 31, 2003

Winner for sure - outstanding, Oksana! #183056

Roseann E. Dreasher August 31, 2003

WOW...gorgeous! #183082

William C. Raco level-addict August 31, 2003

Beautiful image, Oksana.
Wonderful color and scene.
Very impressive.

bill #183091

Tony Gough August 31, 2003

Fantastic landscape,Oksana, the colours and composition are great. #183095

Murry Grigsby August 31, 2003

Oksana, this is so good I didn't even notice a tilted horizon in the original. I was too busy picking my jaw up off the floor in awe :0) #183123

Leanne M.E. Boyd August 31, 2003

Great image, Oksana!!! I like the fantasy. I agree with, Murry - I didn't notice before either! Cause I was WOWing!!!!! #183326

Evy Johansen level-classic August 31, 2003

Stunning - this is really great, Oksana! #183391

Ray Charles August 31, 2003

Beautiful colors, great capture. #183471

Wolfgang Dolak August 31, 2003

As Murry said, no. 1 was so impressive, I didn't even want to look for a "mistake"! This MUST be the overall winner.
birdie #183572

Colette M. Metcalf August 31, 2003

Just absolutely gorgoues!!! I have to agree with everybody on this, WINNER!!!! #183885

Oksana Oksamit August 31, 2003

Thanks SO MUCH EVERYONE! You are so kind and so generous. Thanks a lot!!!! #183950

Evy Johansen level-classic September 09, 2003

I'm very glad to see this beautiful shot as a finalist!!! Congratulations! Well deserved, Oksana! #192052

Kathleen Clemons September 09, 2003

Perfection. Congratulations to you, Oksana! #192066

Barbara K. Breitsameter September 09, 2003

Bravo Oksana on making the finals. I hope to see this one go far! #192120

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 09, 2003

This will be grand prize winner or I'll eat my camera.. #192180

Colette M. Metcalf September 09, 2003

Congrats to you!!!! #192338

Darren K. Fisher level-classic September 09, 2003

This is awesome!!! Congrats to you!!! #192633

Murry Grigsby September 09, 2003

No surprise here, Oksana :0) Congratulations on your great image making the finals! If I were a betting man I'd put my money on this one for the GP. This one is very special. #192785

Theresa McCloskey September 09, 2003

Congratulations - knew this would be a finalist :-) #192803

Bernard B. Travers September 09, 2003

Congratulations, Oksana. #192863

Susan T. Evans September 09, 2003

Congrats, Oksana #193160

Tim Chong September 09, 2003

"Ooooh," was the word that came out of my mouth. Great shot and well deserved to be in the finalist category. #193358

William C. Raco level-addict September 09, 2003

Congratulations, Oksana.
Fabulous entry.

Jean Papo September 09, 2003

I loved the first version, and I lOVE this one too! Your work is the best, and you deserve your recognition for it! Congratulations, Oksana! #193593

Serena Pierce level-deluxe September 09, 2003

Wonderful composition and lighting!! Congrats!! #194008

Oksana Oksamit September 09, 2003

Thanks So Much EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!
I really appreciate your kindness and generousity! Thank all of You for your time!
...and I hope Carolyn's camera made out of chocolate (lol)! #194100

Terry Cervi level-classic September 09, 2003

What a beauty, Oksana! Congrats and continued good luck! #194200

Roseann E. Dreasher September 09, 2003

I want dibs on shooting Caroline eating her camera. Not that I think this photo won't win (I do think it will) but I seem to remember a certain beach volleyball photo a month or so back that we ALL thought would win and didn't win I guess it ain't over til it's over..I am glad we have a few more days to ponder who will actually will win or not though..makes the contest more fun! #194212

Roseann E. Dreasher September 09, 2003

Sorry Carolyn I misspelled your name on top of picking at you...slap me! #194214

Damian P. Gadal September 10, 2003

Well deserved Congrats! #194683

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 10, 2003

I thought that beach volleyball shot got a second??
I have several cameras and plan on eating the smallest one if necessary! #194697

Roseann E. Dreasher September 10, 2003

No it didn't. : ( Still have dibs on your camera eating scenario...

Oksana, if your photo doesn't win by some strange phenomenon of nature just know that you have many fans! #194813

Julie L. Curiel September 10, 2003

Absolutely gorgeous! Wish I had taken it. #195210

Kathleen R. Struckle September 10, 2003

Oksana, Wonderful Photo. Colors absolutely out of this world! Kathy S. #195556

Karen Seargeant September 10, 2003

Great shot! Congrats! #195574

Tony Gough September 11, 2003

Congrats Oksana, this is got to be a good chance for the big one. Good luck. #195845

Susana Matos September 11, 2003

Me too think this could be the number one, congrats, and good luck,
Su #196160

Jennifer Sena September 11, 2003

Ditto on what everyone else has said, Oksana. BEAUTIFUL!! Good luck! #196286

Gerda Grice level-classic September 11, 2003

Wonderful and stunning, Oksana! Congratulations and best of luck in the finals! #196292

Oksana Oksamit September 11, 2003

My vocabulary is so poor to express a Big Thank to All of You for Your kindness and generosity! You made my day and even more, you made me believe that I can do something good, what so many great and talented people might like to look at...
Thank YOU So Much!!!!!!!!!!!!! #196339

Dan S. Coquia September 12, 2003

This is a truly magnificent scene! Wonderful details! Congratulations, Oksana! #197766

Marica Swanepoel September 13, 2003

Just a magical shot!
Love it!
Congratulations! #198859

Penny Steiner September 13, 2003

This is one of the most beautiful images I have ever seen. Congratulations on your final status and your wonderful talent. #199077

Oksana Oksamit September 14, 2003

Thanks So much Dan, Marica, Penny!
You are So kind, thank you for the nice words! #199218

Cathy Barrows September 15, 2003

Congrats...this is a fab carnival shot #200598

Mary K. Robison September 16, 2003

Oksana ~ It's 1:00 AM in Orange County, and in a couple of hours, I hope the phrase "Local girl makes good!" means everything to you...Best of Luck with this FABULOUS photo!! #201600

Colette M. Metcalf September 16, 2003

Congrats!!!! #202688

Joy Brown September 16, 2003

Congratulations, Oksana, on this awesome winner! #202692

Jean Papo September 16, 2003

Congratulations, Oksana - this has always been a winner!!!! It's sooooo gorgeous. Look forward to seeing more of your work in the future! #202777

Mary K. Robison September 16, 2003

Congratulations again, Oksana! #202785

Kathleen Clemons September 17, 2003

Congratulations to you, Oksana! #202887

Theresa McCloskey September 17, 2003

Congratulations:-) #203019

Evy Johansen level-classic September 17, 2003

Many congratulations, Oksana! Well derserved! #203034

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 17, 2003

A stunnning image! Congratulations Oksana!! #203051

zcaley September 17, 2003

So many comments it took me five minutes to get here! :+) This is just the best shot Oksana! Congratulations on Second place. Way to go! #203063

Gabriela Cunha level-classic September 17, 2003

congratulations, Oksana!
:) gy #203092

Murry Grigsby September 17, 2003

Congrats on your win, Oksana!! I'm amazed that it didn't win the GP but I think it did with most of us :0) This is an incredible image--a once in a life time shot--you should be very proud of yourself!!!!!!!!!!!!! Wonderful work. #203257

Barbara K. Breitsameter September 17, 2003

Dynamic scene Oksana! Congrats! #203261

Peggy Wolff September 17, 2003

Congratulations Oksana, I always love your work so much! This was my favorite photo for the entire month! At least you will finally have a gallery so we can go oooo and awwww over your work when ever we feel like it. #203285

Judith G. Secco September 17, 2003

Congratulations, Oksana. Just beautiful!
Judy #203294

Penny Steiner September 17, 2003

I hope you are feeling the joy of winning with this marvelous is one in a million shot! Congratulations to you:) #203377

Gerda Grice level-classic September 17, 2003

This image is so beautiful it couldn't help but be a winner! Congratulations, Oksana! #203405

Patricia Marroquin September 17, 2003

A big congrats on this stunning image, Oksana! I too am looking forward to seeing your gallery. :-) #203605

Kathleen R. Struckle September 17, 2003

Congrats on your win. It is a stunning photo. Kathy S. #203662

clifton Mair September 17, 2003

This is wonderful!! What a talent you have Oksana, Congrats! :) #203781

Wolfgang Dolak September 17, 2003

This was my favorite for the grand! Nevertheless a hearty congrats, Oksana! This is outstanding!
birdie #203837

Edward R. Valdez September 17, 2003

This is absolutely beautiful!!! Congrats for your well deserved win. :-) #203867

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 17, 2003

Congrats, but you were robbed! I photographed the camera eating event.
Next time I will shut up! LOL #203893

Heather K. McFarland level-classic September 17, 2003

Many congrats on your 2nd place win! Beautiful image! #203985

Terry R. Hatfield September 17, 2003

Congrats on your 2nd place win but we know its a grand prize winner! #203999

Oksana Oksamit September 17, 2003

Thanks So much EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!!!! #204230

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I've noticed my "paradise pier" N1 has a tilted horizon, so I am submitting this picture again with the horizon straiten out...

Uploaded on August 31, 2003 Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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