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Thursday, May 19, 2011

We have a WINNER for April's FREE PHOTO CONTEST. Theme: Reflections

Boy,
I had to contact an extra judge this time 
to pick a winner for April 2011's 
FREE PHOTO CONTEST...

The theme was:
REFLECTIONS

I loved that entrants used the theme both figuratively and literally..
it made for some wonderful photos entered!

But I digress...


Drumroll.................
PLEASE...............



The winner was:

Congratulations Pat H.!!!

Her blog is called: "A View from the Edge".

Your photo had such an etheral quality and was gorgeous.



The first few judges were torn on several of the shots and the two top winners ended up being:

Pat's 
and
Val B.

But, the third and fourth judges made the majority pick as Pat's as the top pick...
Other special mentions (besides Val B.'s) also were:

--Teresa
--JJ
--Josh
--Patrick T.


Congratulations to everyone who entered..you just amaze me as to your artistic talent and creativity.
you ALL should be very proud!!

And thanks again to all my judges.  I know what an impossible chore it was for you to name only
ONE winner!!

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Don't forget to enter this month's FREE PHOTO CONTEST!!!

The theme is:

"Something that starts with an A"

Please send me your photo no later than midnight, May 31st, 2011.
Remember to follow all of THESE RULES.
You don't have to be a blogger to enter. 

25 comments:

Nat said...

Congrats Pat! It's a stunning photo :-)

Country Gal said...

A breathtaking photo CONGRATS to the photographer.

Cathy Clementz said...

This is an awesome shot; good depth.

Cathy Clementz said...

This is an awesome shot. Good depth.

diane b said...

Congrats to pat. It is a brilliant shot.

Tracy said...

Joan, that photo is astonishing! Absolutely gorgeous! I'm certain the others were worthy as well, but gosh, this one was stunning! Now I will go to Pat's site and catch some more beauty!

Brian Miller said...

oh wow great reflection shot...gorgeous.

Grandmother said...

This does have another- world quality to it. Beautiful shot.

Val said...

Congratulations Pat!! That is one beatutiful shot...love it!

Far Side of Fifty said...

Congrats to Pat,it is a beautiful photo! :)

bilsot said...

A fine photo !
Bravo!!!

Val said...

Congratulations Pat,an amazing photo!!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Lots of great ones this month, Joan. Congrats to the winner.
Hugs,
Betsy

Hilary said...

Congrats to Pat. That is indeed a lovely photo.

J.J. in L.A. said...

Gorgeous photo! And YAY! I got a special mention! lol!

Midlife Jobhunter said...

Yes, I would have to say this photo is a winner. Feels like I'm sitting there witnessing the beauty.

Eva Gallant said...

Wow--what a shot!

Shelley said...

You described the photo perfectly Joan. I loved this!

LMC said...

Awesome, it is awe inspiring!

Pat said...

Wow! Thank you SO MUCH! I am ecstatic! There were so many wonderful photos in the contest! I can see that the choice had to be so hard. Thanks again for awarding me this honor. It validates me as an amateur photographer. Congratulations to the runner ups, too!

Sharon Wagner said...

Congrats to Pat. Stunning!

RNSANE said...

What a beautiful photograph! Such fun!

SquirrelQueen said...

Congratulations to Pat! That is a great reflection photo, Pat always finds the most beautiful places to photograph.

L. D. Burgus said...

Congratulations to Pat. It really is a marvelous shot.

teresa said...

That is a sharp photograph! Congratulations Pat.

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