Cool Summer

© Holly Shao

Cool Summer

Uploaded: August 03, 2007


08/07 Finalist - Digital Darkroom


Donald K. Cherry August 03, 2007

WOW, Holly!!!! I have no words that could properly describe the beauty and eligance of this terrific image! Simply amazing work my friend!! #705186

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict August 03, 2007

Great image and work here Holly...Dominick #4594906

Joan Kocak August 03, 2007

FANTASTIC Holly, so beautifully done! #4594907

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 03, 2007

Very nice work Holly! Jeff #4594989

Chua Wee Boo August 03, 2007

OUTSTANDING,Holly! #4595115

Emily E. Bem August 03, 2007

This is sooooo UNIQUE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Beautiful, beautiful work! #4595209

Sherri Gorman August 03, 2007

This is beautiful Holly!!! Stunning work on this!!!! You are so creative!!! AWESOME!!! #4595262

Carol Sawyer August 03, 2007

Gorgeous image and outstanding work, Holly! #4595908

Sandra R. Alvey August 03, 2007

Wow Awesome Holly! This belongs in a museum!! Great work and ideas on this one!

Sandi #4596744

Jessica Jenney August 03, 2007

Beautiful, delightful, creative, and artistic, Holly! I'll bet Sandi loves I do! (I hope you frame it for her) :) #4598059

Kathleen Brennan August 03, 2007

So artistic and creative! #4598384

Cyn Valentine August 04, 2007

Love it beautiful!! Very creative!! #4601008

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe August 04, 2007

Sensational and very stylish portrait! Love it!

ccc #4601509

Barbara Kehoe August 05, 2007

This is really gorgeous. #4603300

Ivan Chacon August 05, 2007

Excellent work Holly #4605884

Ivan Chacon August 05, 2007

Excellent work Holly! :) #4605889

Jessica Jenney August 06, 2007

So glad this got Editor's Picks, Holly and Sandy! #4606826

Judyann Plante August 09, 2007

Beautifully unique and creative!! Outstanding work on this lovely image, Holly!

Judyann <>< #4622825

Joan Powell August 11, 2007

Excellent work , it's just beautiful !!! #4633432

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 11, 2007

Very Beautiful and creative! Well done, Holly! #4634516

Allison Gaulin August 12, 2007

Oh, Holly- this is such a beautiful creation!!! #4638627

Colleen Farrell August 12, 2007

Wow, this is great Holly! So creative and so beautiful! #4639221

Datha Y. Thompson August 15, 2007

WOW!! So very unique and creative Holly!! BEAUTIFUL work!! :0) #4654328

August 18, 2007

I'd call this one a winner! Beautiful capture and lovely effects. Great work! #4665538

Karen Bacon August 20, 2007

I really like this! Awesome image Holly! #4673217

Karen Slagle August 20, 2007

I really like this stunning, artistic and creative image, Holly. You did a wonderful job with this... #4675357

August 25, 2007

Beautiful image! Great job. God bless, jen #4696611

Lynn Haack September 09, 2007

Holly...this is so unique and lovely! Very creative too....excellent! Lynn #4768500

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic September 14, 2007

Holly, you've outdone yourself on this one!!!
Fabulous and beautifully creative!
--Lisa #4792533

Laurence Saliba level-classic September 21, 2007

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Holly!!!! #4821237

Steve Rice September 21, 2007

Holly, Congratulations on a wonderful finalist. Best of luck in the next round!!! #4822503

Jennifer L. Alder September 21, 2007

BIG congrats, Holly on this fantastic finalist
:))))))))))))) #4822557

Jessica Jenney September 21, 2007

Congratulations to you AND Sandy, the creators of this beautiful finalist image! :-D #4823239

Lynn Haack September 21, 2007

Congrats Holly on this excellent finalist! Lynn #4823746

Judyann Plante September 21, 2007

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Holly! So happy to see this here.

Judyann <>< #4823756

Cheryl E. Molennor September 21, 2007

Congratulations! #4824088

Karen Slagle September 21, 2007

Fabulous finalist, Holly. Big congrats and best of luck... #4824332

Sam Britt September 21, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Holly! #4824545

Karen Bacon September 21, 2007

So glad to this again.I love this picture! Congratulations Holly,and good luck with this!! #4824701

Colleen Farrell September 21, 2007

This is such a lovely image, Holly--and so deserving of a silver! I hope to see a gold on it soon! Big congratulations!! #4825532

Carol Sawyer September 22, 2007

Congratulations, Holly! #4826187

Laurie Daily level-deluxe September 22, 2007

Beautiful Holly! Congratulations! #4826350

Sherri Gorman September 22, 2007

Congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL finalist!!!!! #4827881

Tressie Davis September 22, 2007

This is fantastic, congratulations Holly! #4828957

September 22, 2007

Big Congrats!!!! Just beautiful Well deserved. #4829036

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 23, 2007

Excellent work Holly; congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #4831678

Cyn Valentine September 23, 2007

Congratulations Holly..beautiful!! #4831683

Cassie L. Woodlee September 23, 2007

Stunning portrait, congratulations on this awesome finalist, Holly!!!!! #4831883

Marijana Fajgl September 23, 2007

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Holly! #4833495

Datha Y. Thompson September 23, 2007

Congratulations Holly!!! WTG :0) #4834919

Lorri Shane September 24, 2007

Congratulations on your Finalist, Holly. How creative! #4840034

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic February 28, 2008

Congrats Holly! #5568910

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