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*Photo of the Day #1645 - March 16, 2009*

Captured at the San Diego Zoo, during the behind the scenes BP Summit tour. This panda gave us a huge welcome. They told us that she loves to WOW the crowd then play Hide and Seek. It was true!

March 1, 2009
RAW / Tripod / Aperture Priority / Continuous
Shooting Mode / 205 mm
F 10 @ 1/60 sec ISO 400

SAN DIEGO SUMMIT SPECIAL AWARD WINNER

*Animals*



Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 205.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi

Comments

Janice Mezzacappa March 06, 2009

Wow what a great capture of this panda, cool title to go along with that expression! Beautiful contrast and lighting Donna! I can't one day to get to a BP Summit! #1094060

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 06, 2009


Mary Beth Aiello

Donna -- This is outstanding. Wonderful composition, detail and expression.

3/6/2009 7:39:13 AM



Gary Lange

member since: 10/20/2005

Hey, Donna you did great here!!! Love this. All of you guys seemed to get terrific images of Zhen Zhen!

3/6/2009 7:44:25 AM



Linda L. Ruiz

member since: 3/10/2003

It looks like you had a ball at the summit. I love the way you connected with the Panda. Cant wait to meet up with you at the flower fields.

3/6/2009 8:03:02 AM



Melissa A. Olsen

member since: 7/11/2007

Fabulous capture!

3/6/2009 8:08:51 AM



Erica Murphy

Wonderful Donna!!

3/6/2009 8:13:12 AM



Stefania Barbier

member since: 9/1/2006

she's adorable! beautiful capture Donna!

3/6/2009 8:13:13 AM



Ann J. Przyojski

Boy did she give you a great big smile or what?? This is a fantastic shot, Donna. A winner in my book!

3/6/2009 8:27:09 AM



Dominick M. Dimacale

Great animal image here, Donna.

Dominick

3/6/2009 9:16:42 AM



Ray & Audrey Clarke

Lovely shot and cute 'smile' Donna

3/6/2009 9:21:31 AM



Judy A. Lawhon

Well, how cute is this, Donna!! Great composition and clarity!1

3/6/2009 10:02:53 AM



Husain Akhtar

Wonderful capture, my friend!

3/6/2009 11:46:23 AM



Joy Rector

excellent shot

3/6/2009 1:26:10 PM



Kathy Cline

HEY GIRL
YES you were 100% right on. You sure did get a wonderful Panda photo.
I LOVE IT!!
Kathy

3/6/2009 2:41:24 PM



Nikki McDonald

Well, you and she sure did wow me! Great pose, expression, composition and detail, Donna.

3/6/2009 3:46:09 PM



Bob Cournoyer

member since: 2/9/2003

Two thumbs up! If I had more, you'd get them, too... :-)

3/6/2009 4:16:06 PM



Ken Jarvis

Great shot, Donna!

3/6/2009 4:29:41 PM



Eugenio Diaz

What a wonderful Fella!!!
Awesome image here presented and very well composed great light and details!
Well done!

3/6/2009 6:45:26 PM



Patricia A. Stalter

Lucky you! All I got was a sleeping bear butt. :)

3/6/2009 6:48:30 PM



Terry L. Ellis

member since: 8/20/2004

Fabulous capture, Donna! Yours is better than mine!

3/6/2009 8:03:35 PM #7253183

Pat Gamwell March 06, 2009

Incredible shot...we'll see this 'cutie-pie' again! #7253200

Raymond Pauly March 06, 2009

Lovely catch here, Donna! He seems to be smiling to you! #7253209

Carol Engstrom level-addict March 07, 2009

This is wonderful, Kathy! Love that smile. #7253232

Carol Engstrom level-addict March 07, 2009

I mean Donna--sorry--yes I do know who you are. Your group must have worn her out -- all she did was sleep when we got there. #7253240

Tiia Vissak March 07, 2009

a cool portrait! #7253280

Tommy E. Burgess March 07, 2009

Fantastic composition of this beautiful Panda Donna!! #7253335

Brett Dolsen March 07, 2009

Awesome animal composition Donna!!Brett #7253342

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 07, 2009

Thank you everyone. Your OUTSTANDING comments are very much appreciated. This was my favorite exhibit in the zoo, when we had our behind the scene tour, at the San Diego Summit!

Take care,

Donna #7253351

Michelle Alton March 07, 2009

This is a REAL crowd pleaser, Donna. You have presented us with a huge morning smile! #7253628

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 07, 2009

This is one of the best Panda shots I have ever seen. Beautiful!!!! #7253985

Melinda B. Shiflet level-classic March 07, 2009

What a great capture! She looks like she is telling you guys a story or either a good joke. Awesome job, my friend! I'll bet the Summit was a blast! Wish I could have been there. Take care!

Melinda #7254023

Steven W. Lepak March 07, 2009

Bravo Donna! Awesome capture - really shows this creature's personality. Keep them coming. Best Regards, Steven #7254205

Ron McEwan March 07, 2009

Terrific shot here Donna, very well composed #7254240

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 07, 2009

Great shot Donna...wonerful lighting and DOF. Looks like she is posing for you. #7256561

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 07, 2009

Great shot Donna...wonerful lighting and DOF. Looks like she is posing for you. #7256562

Barbara Waldoch March 07, 2009

Terrific capture, Donna! Excellent interaction with the panda. #7256596

Nancy (Peaches) Harker March 08, 2009

FANTASTIC and SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO CUTE!!! #7260118

Leslie McLain level-classic March 09, 2009

Amazing capture, Donna. So cute. #7261877

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 09, 2009

Thank you everyone, your comments are very kind and appreciated!!

Donna #7262438

Corinne M. Thompson March 10, 2009

Fabulous capture Donna! I think I need to visit the zoo when it warms up round here. #7268981

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 11, 2009

What a GREAT shot!
Fantastic connection with the camera!
Wonderful expression, light, and framing, Donna!
Looks like a winner to me!
~Lisa #7271014

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 11, 2009

Thank you Corinne and Lisa!!! I appreciate your super comments and gallery visit! #7273274

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic March 12, 2009

Wish I could have been there. You all got some amazing panda shots. #7278069

Garth D. Beatty level-classic March 14, 2009

Very Nice!!

When we were there they were down from
their trees and moving around and not in
very good locations for a good picture.

#7284981

Garth D. Beatty level-classic March 14, 2009

Very Nice!!

When we were there they were down from
their trees and moving around and not in
very good locations for a good picture.

#7284982

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 16, 2009

WOOHOOOOO Donna, congrats on your gorgeous POTD!!!!!!! #7289425

Tommy E. Burgess March 16, 2009

Huge congratulations on this well deserved POTD Donna!!! #7289441

Tiia Vissak March 16, 2009

congratulations! #7289462

March 16, 2009

Congrats on your POTD! #7289466

Renee Doyle March 16, 2009

This is such an awesome shot of this cute guy Donna!! Big congratulations on this wonderful POTD! #7289474

Katarina Mansson March 16, 2009

WTG Donna!!! Congratulations on your fantastic POTD! #7289491

Susie Peek-Swint March 16, 2009

Many congrats on POTD Donna ~ terrific capture and title! #7289522

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 16, 2009

Wonderful shot and congrats. on the POTD, Donna.

Usman. #7289567

Nick Lagos March 16, 2009

Congratulations on this great honor Donna... wonderful image #7289614

Les Rhoades level-classic March 16, 2009

Congrats on your POTD selection! #7289636

Karen Engelbreth March 16, 2009

A big congrats on your POTD, Donna :0) #7289640

Tressie Davis March 16, 2009

This is sooooooo cute, congrats on POTD! #7289691

Mukesh Srivastava March 16, 2009

Big Congrats on this POTD win, Donna!!! #7289714

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic March 16, 2009

Congratulations Donna!! What a great shot!! #7289740

William C. Raco level-classic March 16, 2009

Very cool photo, Donna
Congratulations on the POTD! #7289847

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 16, 2009

What a cheery POTD!
Big congratulations, Donna!
~Lisa #7289879

Cheryl E. Molennor March 16, 2009

Now that's the kinda smile I like to see at 6 am!!! Great expression caught here Donna. Congratulations #7289885

Gord MacEachern March 16, 2009

Congratulations on this adorable POTD Donna! #7289902

Leland N. Saunders level-deluxe March 16, 2009

Excellent, Donna ... Great work !! and Congratulations on POTD .. !!

Lee #7289908

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict March 16, 2009

Perfect image, great story and title, Donna! Congratulations on your POTD for this marvelous capture!

Debby #7289912

Teri Klinger March 16, 2009

congrats on your CUTE POTD!!!!! #7289920

Wally Orlowsky March 16, 2009

Congratulations on this delightful POTD, Donna!! #7289931

Dennis Behm March 16, 2009

Great shot, Donna. Congratulations on the POTD! #7289933

Michael G. Marshall March 16, 2009

Terrific image, Donna! Congratulations on your POTD! MIchael #7290012

Vicki Hunt March 16, 2009

I am so happy for your POTD! What a precious scene you captured! I'd love to do a BP summit tour! Congrats! #7290037

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 16, 2009

Wonderful POTD, Donna. Congratulations. #7290044

Ken Smith level-classic March 16, 2009

Hey Donna, congrats to you! Very nice POTD!! #7290081

Courtenay Vanderbilt March 16, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD, Donna!!! What a lucky moment and wonderful capture! You're so right about the apparent 'uncooperativeness' of some animals! :-))) #7290095

Jessica Jenney March 16, 2009

Congratulations, Donna on your terrific and adorable POTD! #7290186

Kara L. Hendricks March 16, 2009

Congratulations Donna!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #7290273

MELODIE C. ROBERTS March 16, 2009

Yippee Donna!
A Great POTD!!
He Looks Happy and He Makes Me Happy!!
Congratulations!!! #7290296

Rick Clark March 16, 2009

Great image, congrats on your POTD! #7290319

Eivor Kuchta March 16, 2009

What a cutie! Great choice for a POTD! Congratulations on your award, Donna! #7290324

David Phalen March 16, 2009

BIG Congrats on a terrific POTD!!! #7290328

Leslie McLain level-classic March 16, 2009

Congrats on your awesome POTD. #7290336

Colleen Farrell March 16, 2009

Wow, great capture, Donna! Congratulations on your POTD! #7290361

Jane Holestine March 16, 2009

Yahoo! Congrats on a fantastic POTD! #7290420

Tammy Espino March 16, 2009

Congrats on your potd, Donna!! This is adorable :) #7290441

Anita Hogue March 16, 2009

WOW, Donna, A Fabulous capture! Congratulations on your POTD! Hope you have a great day! #7290475

Steven W. Lepak March 16, 2009

Bravo Donna! Congrats on your POTD! Keep them coming. Best Regards, Steven #7290491

Corinne M. Thompson March 16, 2009

Congrats on your POTD Donna! #7290520

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 16, 2009

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS Donna on this wonderful POTD!!! WTG!!! #7290549

Daniella Puente March 16, 2009

Big congrats on this wonderful POTD Donna! #7290565

Linda D. Lester level-classic March 16, 2009

I love this shot...Congratulations on your awesome POTD!! #7290569

Judi Morrissey March 16, 2009

congrats on your well-deserved POTD! #7290579

Lindley Johnson level-classic March 16, 2009

I love the expression on this adorable face! Congratulations on your very well composed POTD, Donna. #7290580

Dr Silly level-classic March 16, 2009

Congratulations Donna on your awesome POTD. :O)
#7290587

Elsa Gary March 16, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD Donna! she certainly was a tricky subject...great capture of a winning moment! #7290635

Cathy Barrows March 16, 2009

congrats on your potd...he is such a cutie #7290663

Terry L. Ellis level-classic March 16, 2009

What a thrill to see this adorable image this morning! Congratulations on an awesome POTD, Donna! It was a hard one to capture! #7290682

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic March 16, 2009

Huge congrats, Donna, on this wonderful POTD. Great capture. #7290687

Mike D. Perez level-deluxe March 16, 2009

Congratulations on a great POTD, Donna! #7290751

Bob Cournoyer level-classic March 16, 2009

Woo Hoo for your POTD.... :-) #7290776

Debra Booth March 16, 2009

Great capture, Donna! Congrats on your POTD!! #7290786

Michelle L. Frick March 16, 2009

congratulations on your beautiful POTD Donna! I can see why the Panda was your favorite part of the zoo! #7290819

Kristi A. Howson March 16, 2009

Congratulations Donna on this fabulous POTD. She is so darling... and you've got the perfect framing...Excellent work! #7290919

Pat Gamwell March 16, 2009

One of my favs! BIG Congrats on POTD! #7290922

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 16, 2009

WTG Donna!!!!! Fantastic POTD!!!!! :-) ♫ k #7290933

Debra R. Harder March 16, 2009

This is fantastic, Donna! It's like she's smiling! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your EXCELLENT POTD!! Deb #7290999

Judy Olesen March 16, 2009

Hey Donna! I'm so happy that you won the POTD with this fabulous image of the panda! Way to go! All those trips to the Zoo and/or WAP really paid off!
Judy Olesen #7291119

Nadya Johnson March 16, 2009

Congratulations on your fantastic Photo of the Day, Donna~! #7291121

Mitch Spence level-classic March 16, 2009

Congratulations, Donna, on you POTD for this great bright-eyed panda portrait! #7291151

Evy Johansen level-classic March 16, 2009

BIG congratulations on this wonderful POTD, Donna!! #7291155

A P March 16, 2009

Told you it was a big winner because he smiled at you!! Congratulations Donna #7291222

Chris Henning level-classic March 16, 2009

Donna, this is amazing. What great eye contact you have with this adorable panda. Love the framing. Fantastic capture! Congrats on your potd. #7291259

Chuck Bruton level-deluxe March 16, 2009

Congratulations Donna ! #7291311

Diane L. Thomas March 16, 2009

Congrats on both the EP and the POTD.
Great capture and so cute. Looks like he is talking to you. #7291321

Janice Mezzacappa March 16, 2009

Huge Congrats Donna AWESOME WTG on POTD and EP!
#7291331

ronda chatelle level-classic March 16, 2009

Way to go girl! Adorable image! Congratulations! #7291342

Erica Murphy level-deluxe March 16, 2009

Congratulations Donna!! AWESOME POTD! #7291367

Steve M. Harrington March 16, 2009

Good on you, Donna! :) A richly deserved POTD!
Steve #7291376

Dawn M. Schneider March 16, 2009

Donna this is FANTASTIC!! CONGRATS ON THE PHOTO OF THE DAY!! #7291470

Jean E. Hildebrant March 16, 2009

WoooHooo, Donna!! congratulations on this wonderful shot! What a cute one! #7291524

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 16, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD, Donna. Great shot. #7291650

Joy Rector March 16, 2009

congrats on the POTD #7291776

Julianne Bradford March 16, 2009

Thanks for the welcome..what a great shot. The attitude makes it perfect! #7291803

Carol Engstrom level-addict March 16, 2009

I didn't get my POTD today, but I found out pretty quick that it was this wonderful shot of yours. I think this is a great choice. Congrats! #7291831

Susan Fox March 16, 2009

Congrats Donna on your POTD! #7291885

ROLAN NARMAN March 16, 2009

Huge congrats on your lovely POTD Donna! #7291899

Susan M. Campbell March 16, 2009

Congrats on getting POTD. A terrific capture. #7292143

Jill Odice level-classic March 16, 2009

Congrats on your POTD! I am looking forward to meeting you in Carlsbad finally! #7292197

Maria Coulson March 16, 2009

Donna, this is so cute!!! Well deserved POTD. Congratulations. #7292294

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 16, 2009

Wow, what an amazing group of friends and photographers. You have MADE MY DAY! Thank you from the bottom of my heart.

Best wishes,

Donna #7292318

Laurie Daily level-deluxe March 16, 2009

WoW...what a sweetie, Donna!!! Congrats on your POTD! #7292438

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 16, 2009

Congrats Donna on your Wonderful POTD!! Jeff #7292489

Kathy Cline March 16, 2009

Hey Girl IM SO JEALOUS You lucky ducky!!
My Panda did not smile for me like he did for you!! Congratulations on your well deserved award!! Blessings Kathy #7292554

Datha Y. Thompson March 16, 2009

Sooooooo Cute!! Excellent capture Donna and a Great Big CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD!!! WoooooHooooooo :0) #7292744

Cesar J. La Rosa March 16, 2009

Cute!!! Beautiful photograph, Donna!!!
Congratulations on this very well-deserved POTD!!!
Cesar #7293851

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 16, 2009

Thanks again to each of you!! What an inspiration, I am truly honored!!!

Donna #7293866

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 16, 2009

Loved it the first time I saw it and still do..Congratulations on your POTD!!! #7293914

Robert K. Bemus level-classic March 16, 2009

Great shot-- congrats on your POTD, Donna!! #7293937

Mary K. Robison March 17, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on your sweet and well-earned POTD, Donna! #7294017

Kathy L. Clark March 17, 2009

Donna big congrats on your POTD. What a beauty. #7294650

Guy D. Biechele level-classic March 17, 2009

Wonderfully engaging portrait! Congratulations on your POTD, Donna. #7294656

Darryl Wilkinson March 17, 2009

Sweet shot Donna!
Congrats on your award!! #7295105

Gary Lange March 17, 2009

Congrats on your POTD, Donna! #7295141

Susana Ms Heide March 17, 2009

I know I'm a day late Donna, but I still wanted to congratulate you on this irresistably cute POTD!!! :o)) #7295270

Cindy Bendush level-classic March 17, 2009

Awesome image of this big cutie Donna! Super POTD -- Congratulations!!! #7296673

Shirley M. Murrow March 17, 2009

Donna,
Incredible photo! So, tell us, how were you able to get this photo? Were you hand-holding or using a tripod? Any post-processing hints also appreciated as you seem to have one of the sharpest photos I have ever seen of the female panda at the SD Zoo. #7296900

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 17, 2009

Thank you everyone for your very kind comments and congratulatory wishes.

I just looked up my settings and included them in the description Shirley. I had a tripod and my camera was set on Continuous Shooting Mode. This was the last image in a sequence of 8. I focused on the Panda's eyes.

In post processing~ I had to clone some areas to remove the harsh highlights on the tree. I also lightly dodged the Panda Bears eyes~ highlight mode. When I downsized the image for the BetterPhoto upload, I applied UnSharp mask~ that way the smaller image appears more like the original.

I hope this helps. I had my camera set at ISO 400. Very rare for me, but I wanted the stop action!!!

Thanks again,

Donna #7297023

Terrill Province March 18, 2009

Big Congrats Donna! Thank you so much from all us panda fans! #7299927

Michael Umbreit March 18, 2009

Donna - Congratulations on your POTD! Great work! - Mike #7300793

Patricia Seidler March 19, 2009

Congratulations on the EP and POTD. Great capture Donna. #7302611

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton March 21, 2009

400 is the new 100 (just got my new A700 today !:)). Excellent capture and amazing PP work. Never thought a full day image need so much work. Big congratulations, Donna !!! #7311732

Phillip R. Connolly March 21, 2009

What an excellent capture Donna!! Well deserved POD.

Phil #7313025

Phillip R. Connolly March 21, 2009

What an excellent capture Donna!! Well deserved POD.

Phil #7313026

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 21, 2009

Thanks again to each of you for your inspirational comments and congratulatory wishes!!!

Take care,

Donna #7313049

March 23, 2009

Congratulations on POD. This photo made me get the same smile on my face as the Panda has. Well done. #7320333

Carol Engstrom level-addict April 27, 2009

Congratulations on the Summit Prize! I really love this one. #7457278

Leland N. Saunders level-deluxe April 27, 2009

Congratulatons, Donna on the Summit Award ... well done !! My wife continuous to chew my out because I skipped the Pandas ... oh well ... !!

Lee #7457404

Bob Cournoyer level-classic April 27, 2009

Way to go, Donna, on your Summit award... :-) #7458029

Dennis Behm April 27, 2009

Congratulations on your Summit prize. Well done! #7458084

Susan Fox April 27, 2009

Congratulations Donna!!!!!!! #7458244

Brenda Tharp April 27, 2009

Congrats Donna! Great picture of that cutie panda we saw...nice work. #7458603

Susie Peek-Swint April 28, 2009

Terrific capture Donna ~ many congrats on the Summit award! #7459407

Dr Silly level-classic April 28, 2009

Congrats, Donna on your Summit award. :O) #7459557

Jean E. Hildebrant April 28, 2009

How wonderful, Donna, congratulations!! Well deserved! #7461848

A P April 28, 2009

Congratulations Donna on your well deserved summit award. #7463164

Teri Klinger April 29, 2009

Congrats Donnna!! The panda is adorable - he's got a great expresion!! #7463590

Diane Dupuis April 29, 2009

awesome shot and congrats on the recognition!!! well deserved! #7463741

Julianne Bradford April 29, 2009

Such well deserved recognition Donna! Kudos again and congrats one more time!! #7464371

Erica Murphy level-deluxe April 29, 2009

BIG CONGRATS TO YOU DONNA!!! #7464530

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe April 29, 2009

Congratulations on your POTD and the summit award, Donna! Awesome image! #7465266

Donna La Mattino Pagakis April 29, 2009

I'm honored!!

Thanks so much!!!

Donna #7465287

Ellen Hodges April 29, 2009

Congrats on your potd and the well deserved summit award, Donna!! Awesome capture!! #7466514

Valentin M. Armianu April 29, 2009

A stunning image! #7466581

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 30, 2009

An excellent choice for a prize winner, Donna! Congratulations!! #7470056

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 03, 2009

Thank you Ellen, Valentin and Terry! #7594923

Julie Pflug June 15, 2009

This is the cutest thing ever! Your entire gallery rocks Donna! Beautiful, beautiful stuff. #7634443

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 15, 2009

Thank you VERY much Julie! I appreciate your gallery visit! #7634464

Dianna Murphy August 04, 2009

Soooooooooo cute, congratulations. #7815341

Tommy E. Burgess September 20, 2009

Huge congratulations on this outstanding and very cute finalist Donna!! #7957856

Tommy E. Burgess September 20, 2009

Huge congratulations on this outstanding and very cute finalist Donna!! #7957862

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 20, 2009

congrats again Donna!!!!! #7958015

Michelle Alton September 20, 2009

This one goes ALL the Way, Donna.
Congratulations. #7958272

Dennis Behm September 20, 2009

Congratulations on the Finalist, Donna. #7958323

Renee Doyle September 20, 2009

Happy to see this guy again Donna!!! Congratulations!! #7958405

Guy D. Biechele level-classic September 20, 2009

Terrific finalist, Donna! Congratulations. #7958835

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 20, 2009

Excellent shot....Congratulations on your finalist! #7958868

Jeana Clark September 20, 2009


Congratulations Donna!!
Awesome finalist!!
Best of luck in the next round!!!

~J~ #7960311

Amy M. Wilson September 20, 2009

Adorable... big congratulations and best wishes in the next round, Donna!!! #7960351

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic September 20, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving POTD & FINALIST! 8o) #7960626

Courtenay Vanderbilt September 20, 2009

Big congrats, Donna! #7960853

M.Christine Duncan September 20, 2009

Congratulations Donna! Great capture of this very happy little guy! #7961467

Tammy Espino September 20, 2009

Congrats, Donna!!! :) #7961907

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 20, 2009

Congratulations again, Donna! A fantastic finalist! #7963143

ALLEN O. HOWARD September 20, 2009

Excellent catch, Donna! Congratulations! #7963705

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe September 20, 2009

And another huge congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Donna!!! #7963879

Leslie McLain level-classic September 20, 2009

Congrats on your amazing finalist, Donna. #7963968

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic September 20, 2009


glitter-graphics.com #7964219

Erica Murphy level-deluxe September 20, 2009

Congratulations on this one again Donna! #7964361

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe September 21, 2009

Outstanding!! Big congratulations on all your finalists and this beautiful and well deserved finalist!! All exceptionally well done, Donna!!! I see gold ahead!!
Need some help packing all that silver around..hehe.. #7968065

frank w. degenhardt September 21, 2009

Beautiful capture of this POTD winner and Finalist. Will be in the winners circle. Congratulations my friend. #7968219

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic September 21, 2009

Awesome capture and I love it!!! Congratulations again on a well deserved finalist and good luck in the next round. #7968967

Sam Britt September 21, 2009

Congrats again, Donna!! #7969275

Tiia Vissak September 22, 2009

Congratulations! #7969511

Leland N. Saunders level-deluxe September 22, 2009

Every time I see this photo I am reminded of the great day in San Diego ... Congratulations ...

Lee #7970800

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 22, 2009

Thank you everyone!!! I really appreciate all of your supportive comments and congratulatory wishes.

This was captured during the San Diego BetterPhoto Summit. Making it extra special to me.

Take care and good luck,

Donna #7972038

Bunny Snow November 07, 2010

I didn't see this one before. But, it's wonderful. This shows you had a wonderful time setting up and working with this happy panda. I think your caught her essence.

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist. A job well done!

~Bunny #9018976

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic February 26, 2021

Fantastic capture Donna! #11879455

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