Light My Way

Uploaded: January 20, 2010 20:43:42


My PG101 Purple Theme Entry

Exif: F Number: 10, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 450D


Janice Mezzacappa January 20, 2010

Really cool work Donna artistic and beautiful! #1229278

Katarina Mansson January 20, 2010

Beautiful! #8317757

Stefania Barbier level-classic January 21, 2010

gorgeous colors, lighting, and capture :0) #8317785

Tiia Vissak January 21, 2010

great tones & effects! #8317801

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict January 21, 2010

Lovely image and work, Donna.

Dominick #8317913

Nikki McDonald level-classic January 21, 2010

The hint of purple is beautiful with the gold. Lovely as always, Donna. Happy Theme Day #8318141

Leslie McLain level-classic January 21, 2010

Amazing colors, comp, and effects, Donna. #8318360

Amy M. Wilson January 21, 2010

Gorgeous comp, colors, lighting and treatment... a winner, Donna!! #8318486

Jane Holestine January 21, 2010

this is gorgeous, Donna. I love the touch of purple with the gold tones. The comp and lighting are perfect. #8318516

Karen Slagle January 21, 2010

This is fabulous, Donna. #8318648

Mitch Spence level-classic January 21, 2010

Gentle shades of purple in this painterly sea. Nice work, Donna. #8319012

Tammy Espino January 21, 2010

Beautiful :) #8319134

Julianne Bradford January 21, 2010

WTG Donna! Beautiful entry for theme! #8319297

Donna La Mattino Pagakis January 21, 2010

Your comments are truly appreciated!!!

Thank you everyone!!!!

Donna #8319354

William C. Raco level-classic January 21, 2010

Wow, what a beauty, Donna
Excellent exposure, color and composition #8319817

Sherry McClead February 19, 2010

Another wonderful capture of light... Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Donna! #8395072

Courtenay Vanderbilt February 19, 2010

Congrats again, Donna! #8395195

Linda L. Ruiz February 19, 2010 #8395770

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic February 19, 2010

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8396173

Renee Doyle February 19, 2010

Beautiful editing!!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Donna!! #8396859

Linda D. Lester level-classic February 19, 2010

Congratulations on your finalist! Good luck in the next round! !!!!!! #8396903

Becky J. Parkinson level-classic February 19, 2010

Congratulations again!! This is very nicely done and I wouldn't normally have thought purple would give this kind of affect. Nice work! #8397361

Dianna Murphy February 19, 2010

Very nice work. Congrats. again. #8397614

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 19, 2010

Beautiful and unusual tones, Donna. Congratulations. #8397650

Amy M. Wilson February 19, 2010

I knew we'd be seeing this beauty again... big congratulations, Donna!!! #8397987

Tamara K. Walker level-classic February 19, 2010


Phyllis H. Burchett February 19, 2010

Cool shot and treatment, Congrats! #8398677

Laura L. Gonzales level-classic February 19, 2010

Wonderful capture Donna! Congrats on another Fine Finalist! Laura #8399258

Stefania Barbier level-classic February 19, 2010

congratulations again Donna!!!! #8399604

Debra R. Harder February 20, 2010

What can I say but...GOLD FOR SURE!! Congratulations on another BEAUTIFUL finalist, Donna! FAVED!! Deb #8401034

Jane Holestine February 20, 2010

This is one of my favorites! It will go to the winner's circle! #8401146

Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 20, 2010

Thank you everyone, your comments inspire me!

Take care,

Donna #8401690

Sam Britt February 20, 2010

Congratulations on all your terrific finalists, Donna! #8401921

Kelly S. Cavanaugh February 20, 2010

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Donna! Great work!! #8402070

Glenn E. Traver February 20, 2010

Congratulations Donna on this Very Special Finalist, Well Done ! ~ GT #8402356

Teri Klinger February 21, 2010

congrats Donna! what beautiful tones - good luck in the next round! #8404219

Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 21, 2010

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

I'm honored!!!

Donna #8404248

Erica Murphy level-classic February 21, 2010

Beautiful work Donna! Congratulations! #8405190

Elida Gutierrez level-classic February 23, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist!!!

The best of Luck!!! #8410198

Linda Blair February 24, 2010

Beautiful image...congrats on finalist!!!! #8412898

Stefania Barbier level-classic February 25, 2010

fantastic win, congrats!!! #8415251

Kelly S. Cavanaugh February 25, 2010

Another fantastic win, Donna! Congratulations!! #8415343

Michelle Alton February 25, 2010

Your photos are winners invariably, Donna. Congratulations on your wealth of talent and hard work! #8415485

Jeana Clark February 25, 2010

Huge Congrats for this
Fantastic Winner Donna!!!

~J~ #8415604

Amy M. Wilson February 25, 2010

I so love this one... HUGE congratulations on your fantastic WIN, Donna!!! #8415645

Diane Dupuis February 25, 2010

YAY! Congrats Donna!!!!!!! #8415679

Sheila D. Robertson February 25, 2010

Congratulations again, Donna. Love this! #8415717

Tiia Vissak February 25, 2010

Congratulations! #8415774

Courtenay Vanderbilt February 25, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS, Donna! #8415789

ALLEN O. HOWARD February 25, 2010

Wonderfu!!! Congrats for your win! #8415941

Val Feldman level-classic February 25, 2010

Amazing work - and a well deserved Gold Win!!! Big congratulations, Donna! ~Val #8415967

Janice Mezzacappa February 25, 2010

Huge congrats Donna on your fabulous gold winner!! #8416035

Gina Cormier February 25, 2010

Hugh Congrats!!!!! #8416059

Fran J. Jagger February 25, 2010

Congrats on your 2nd Place Winner, Donna!! :) #8416069

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict February 25, 2010

Congrats, Donna, on another beautiful winner!

Debby #8416083

Cathy Barrows February 25, 2010

Congrats on your 2nd place win...very nice #8416205

Renee Doyle February 25, 2010

Big congratulations once again Donna!!! Outstanding win and superb month - WTG!! #8416235

Debra R. Harder February 25, 2010

Ahhhh...yessssss!! One of my all-time favs!! WTG, Donna! CONGRATULATIONS on another OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! Deb #8416250

Lydia Williams level-classic February 25, 2010

Congratulations AGAIN!!! Marvelous...Well done!!! #8416322

Nikki McDonald level-classic February 25, 2010

Congratulations on the win, Donna #8416324

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna February 25, 2010

WTG again on this fantastic winner, Donna!!! :-) k #8416611

Phyllis H. Burchett February 25, 2010

Congratulations on your win Donna! #8416827

Sharon Sawyer February 25, 2010

Congratulations, Donna!!! #8416894

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 25, 2010

WTG, Donna. CONGRATZ on another superb WINNER!!

UB. #8417244

Ujjwal Mukherjee February 26, 2010

Congratulations on yet another wonderful Winner,Donna!! #8417444

Anita Hogue February 26, 2010

WTG, Donna! This is fabulous! CONGRATULATIONS!! #8417978

Jessica Jenney February 26, 2010

Congratulations, Donna on your beautiful win! #8418367

David Phalen February 26, 2010

BIG Congrats on a stunning Winner!! #8418391

Sam Britt February 26, 2010

Big Congrats on this second place win, Donna! #8419308

Michael Umbreit February 27, 2010

Donna - Congratulations again!! - Mike #8419882

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe February 27, 2010

Congratulations AGAIN, Donna! Your images really rock!
KK #8420057

Gail Vitikacs level-classic February 27, 2010

You had an amazing month and well deserved!!! Congrats! #8420334

Susana Ms Heide February 27, 2010

So different from your first place win yet also extremely beautiful!!! Another CONGRATS to you Donna!!! #8421120

Datha Y. Thompson February 27, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN Donna!!! Outstanding!!! :) #8421250

Michelle L. Frick February 27, 2010

Huge Congratulations Donna! You already know how much I LOVE this one!!! #8421300

Cindy Bendush level-classic February 28, 2010

Stunning work Donna! Big congratulations on your second place winner! #8421425

Sharon Day February 28, 2010

Beautiful shot, Donnna!! Congratulations again! #8422810

Kristi A. Howson March 01, 2010

Congratulations Donna. Love the effects. This is great artistic appeal to it! #8425599

Anne McKinnell March 01, 2010

Great texture on this one. Congratulations on another winner! #8425656

Leland N. Saunders level-deluxe March 02, 2010

Great editing Donna. Congratulations !!

Lee #8427195

Stephen Zacker March 02, 2010

Great mood this has. Congratulations #8427787

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 02, 2010

Thank you everyone, your comments are amazing!!!

Donna #8427825

Glenn E. Traver March 11, 2010

Congratulations Donna , a very well deserved Win ! ~ GT #8448730

Kate Jackson March 22, 2010

A brilliant wallhanger! Congrats again Donna! #8471220

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict May 05, 2010

Congratulations Donna on your Win!!!

Dominick #8589907

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