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A Summer Garden


 
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day   A Summer Garden
A Summer Garden

Michael Khoury

 
 
 

Lani J
 

Beautiful, Michael! Get your frame ready, this has to be a winner! I love the effects and color, stunning! :o)


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July 26, 2006

 
PickYourShots.com - Carolyn M. Fletcher

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  I agree! A sure winner!!


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July 26, 2006

 

Aimee S. McMaster
  a beauty...wonderful mood Michael! Aimee


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July 26, 2006

 

Glenn E. Urquhart
  Stunning image, Michael!!! Excellent pastel colors, lighting, great effects, very well composed and a very beautiful, pleasing image!! Very Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.


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July 26, 2006

 
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  Excellent work Michael! Jeff


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July 26, 2006

 
- Sharon Day

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  Gorgeous image, Michael!!! I love this one!


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July 26, 2006

 

Paula Dwyer
  Absolutely OUTSTANDING!!! :)


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July 26, 2006

 

Terri L. Scribner
  Stunning beauty effects!!


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July 26, 2006

 

Carla Metzler
  Gorgeous!


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July 26, 2006

 

Donna M. Whipkey
  Beautiful! It's almost ghostly looking & I love the colors.


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July 26, 2006

 
lauriedailyphotos.com - Laurie Daily

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  How beautiful this is!


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July 26, 2006

 
- William C. Raco

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  Outstanding color, composition and glow
Such a beautiful serene mood
Excellent work, Michael!
Thanks for the title today ;)

Bill


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July 26, 2006

 

Jenny Bosmans
  This is sooooo beautiful and perfect, Michael! A winner indeed! :)


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July 26, 2006

 
- Barbara Waldoch

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  Great garden, superb effects!


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July 26, 2006

 

Melissa G. Meiselman
  Stunning colors and lighting...great effects, Michael!!!


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July 26, 2006

 

Ellen L. Zaslaw
  Unbelievable


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July 27, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank-you-so-much-Lani-Carolyn-Aimee-Glen-Jeff-Sharon-Paula-Terri-Carla-Donna-Laurie-Bill(you'rewelcomeBill)-Jenny-Barbara-Melissa,-and-EZ...for-your-nice-comments!
Mkh


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July 27, 2006

 

Carolyn Foster Spano
  Absolutely perfect! I agree, I see a winner.


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July 27, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thanks,Carolyn!


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July 27, 2006

 

Stanley C. Sims
  Just peeked at your gallery, and I love it. This is one of my favorites. Can't believe this did not win.


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August 03, 2006

 
- Amy JACKSON

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  Gorgeous image, Michael!! Very magical!! Excellent composition and colors!


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August 03, 2006

 

Sam Britt
  Beautiful image. I browsed your gallery. You definitely have your own wonderful style.

Sam


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August 03, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  ...thank-you-Stanley-Amy-and-S.Britt...
Mkh


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August 04, 2006

 
- Tammy Scott

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  This is such a breathtaking photo!


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August 26, 2006

 
cccphotoart.com - Candice C. Calhoun

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  Congratulations!

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August 26, 2006

 

Jenny Bosmans
  Michael, I'm so happy to see this beauty among the finalists! :) Congratulations! :)


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August 26, 2006

 

Julie Robinson
  Congrats on your wondeful finalist!


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August 26, 2006

 

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay)
  Beautiful image.


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August 26, 2006

 
- Kay E. Mahoney

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  Congrats on your beautiful finalist. Good luck.


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August 26, 2006

 

Sam Britt
  Congratulations on your finalist, Michael.


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August 26, 2006

 

Barbara Kile
  What wonderful lighting and color! Congrats, Michael.


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August 26, 2006

 
- Su Sana E. P

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  Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Michael!!


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August 26, 2006

 
- Marijana Fajgl

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  What a beautiful image Michael! Congratulation and good luck!


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August 27, 2006

 

Karen Bacon
  Congratulations on this breathtaking exposure Micheal!


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August 27, 2006

 

Alana Ibe
  Lovely work! Beautifully done!! Congratulations!


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August 27, 2006

 

bob cornelison
  Nice shot!
Congrats!
~:O)


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August 27, 2006

 
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  Absolutely charming and quite deserving of a winning spot, Michael. Congratulations!
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August 28, 2006

 

Sam Britt
  Congratulations on this 2nd place winner!!


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August 28, 2006

 
- Sharon Day

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  Big congratulations on your beautiful 2nd place win, Michael!!!


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August 28, 2006

 

Jenny Bosmans
  Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Michael! :)


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August 28, 2006

 

Jessica Jenney
  Congratulations, Michael on this beautiful win!


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August 28, 2006

 
lauriedailyphotos.com - Laurie Daily

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  Congrats Michael. I have always loved this image!


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August 28, 2006

 

Kathleen R. Struckle
  Congrats Michael on your finalist!!


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August 28, 2006

 
- Su Sana E. P

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  Michael, many Congratulations on this beautiful Winner!!


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August 28, 2006

 
photosbyjanine.com - Janine Russell

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  Michael, great colors, detail, composition and effects; congratulations on your Second Place Win.


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August 28, 2006

 
- William C. Raco

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  So glad to see this a winner, Michael
It's really beautiful work!

Bill


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August 28, 2006

 

bob cornelison
  Congrats again on the win!
~:O)


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August 28, 2006

 

Mary E. Heinz
  Hi, this is BEAUTIFUL. Could you tell
us what "effects" or "settings" were
used?


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August 29, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you very much Everyone ! ...Mary, I was using slide film; this is a a montage(sandwich) of two slides of the same EXACT scene...one slide sharp and overexposed two stops and the other slide, slightly out of focus and overexposed one stop...
thanks for asking!
Michael


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August 29, 2006

 

Karen Bacon
  Congratulations Micheal on this beautiful winner!


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August 29, 2006

 

Adilson F. Ferreira
  Congratulations on this wonderful win Michael!!!


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August 29, 2006

 

Colette M. Metcalf
  This is SO beautiful! A big congrats to you, Michael!!!


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August 29, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you very much Karen, Adilson and Colette!...
Michael


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August 29, 2006

 

Datha Y. Thompson
  Big Congrats Michael this is BEAUTIFUL!! :0)


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August 29, 2006

 

Nadya Johnson
  Michael, this just takes my breath away!! Congratulations on your GORGEOUS and astounding winner!! Nothing short of glorious!


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August 29, 2006

 

Deborah Sandidge
  Just gorgeous - congratulations on your much deserved win Michael!


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August 29, 2006

 

Mary Timman
  Oh my, this is so dreamy and just beautiful. Congratulations.


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August 29, 2006

 

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  This is sooo beautiful! Congrats on your win!


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August 29, 2006

 

Casey A. Hanson
  Oh my...this is so gorgeous, Michael. Beautiful work, and a very well deserved win, my friend. :0)


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August 30, 2006

 

Sherrye Nozaki
  Incredible...so very nice.


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September 03, 2006

 

Nemil B. Chabebe
  Congratulations on your win. It is a very beautiful photograph. If you look at it real fast it looks like one of the Thomas Kinkade paintings. You have done an excellent photograph with this lovely colors and composition.


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September 03, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you very much Datha, Nadya, Deborah, Mary, Annette, Casey, Sherrye and Nemil for all the nice comments...
Michael


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September 03, 2006

 

Michelle J. Harvey
  Congrats Michael!! This is absolutely gorgeous!!


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September 03, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you very much Michelle.
Michael


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September 04, 2006

 

Donna J. Eaton
  Absolutely beautiful work Michael! Like a dream! Congratulations!


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September 04, 2006

 
- Su Sana E. P

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  Hi Michael! Congratulations on your POTD Win!!


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September 05, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you very much Susana.
Michael


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September 05, 2006

 
- William C. Raco

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  Congratulations again, Michael!
Excellent choice for POTD

Bill


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September 05, 2006

 

Helen N. McHugh
  So beautiful,Michael! A well deserved win! Just like a painting! Congratulations!!


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September 05, 2006

 

Josselyne Klecanda
  Absolutely wonderfull
Jo


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September 05, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you very much Donna...thank you Bill, Helen and Jo...
Michael


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September 05, 2006

 

Kathleen R. Struckle
  Absolutely stunning image Michael!! Congrats on your win and POTD!!


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September 05, 2006

 

Joy Rector
  congrats on the PTOD


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September 05, 2006

 

Laura Clay-Ballard
  very artistic! very beautiful! congrats!


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September 05, 2006

 

Lori Carlson
  Congratulations on all your recognition Michael!! And thanks for explaining how you made this pretty creation. It "pops" and has a lovely mood...well done! :0)


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September 05, 2006

 

JO ANN CLEVELAND
  WOW!Congratulations, can't imagine any photo prettier than this one!
So very beautiufl and what a great artist you are to capture this and use such artistic effects!
jo ann c.

p.s. Also congrats on POTD


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September 05, 2006

 

Deborah Sandidge
  ...where fairytales begin, a beautiful image, Michael! Congratulations on your winner and POTD!


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September 05, 2006

 
- Sharon Day

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  Big congratulations on your POTD, Michael!!! This is such a gorgeous image and so well deserved!


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September 05, 2006

 

Wendy Stevenson
  Sooooo beautiful! Big Congrats on your win AND POTD with this lovely image!!


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September 05, 2006

 

Casey A. Hanson
  Congrats on this being chosen for POTD, Michael! It is gorgeous!! :0)


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September 05, 2006

 

Terri L. Scribner
  Congratulations on this winning beauty and POTD!!


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September 05, 2006

 

Alana Ibe
  Double Congratulations to you on this well deserved winner and POTD!!!!


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September 05, 2006

 

Leanne M.E. Boyd
  Congratulations on both your win and POTD! Beautiful image!


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September 05, 2006

 

Ellery Samuels
  Congrats. This is a beautiful photo.


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September 05, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you very much Kathleen, Joy, Laura, Lori, Jo Ann, Deborah, Sharon, Wendy, Casey, Terri, Alana, Leanne and mr. s...

Michael


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September 05, 2006

 
- Amy JACKSON

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  Congratulations on your win and POTD!!!! Very beautiful!!


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September 05, 2006

 

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
  Congratulations! This is photo is OUTSTANDING!

Kitty


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September 05, 2006

 

Cesar J. La Rosa
  This is a BEAUTIFUL photograph and the way you have used the effects is outstanding, Michael. Those wonderful colors and the light make this scene look like a dream. It reminds me of Thomas Kinkade, the great painter of light. Congratulations on your very well-deserved win and your POTD. It was beautiful to see this photo when I opened my inbox this morning!


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September 05, 2006

 
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  A magical scene, congratulations on your potd and beautiful second place win!!!!


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September 05, 2006

 

Sharrie Thomas
  This is just Beautiful!! Great Photo.
Congrats on the Win and POTD. Love the effects!


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September 05, 2006

 

Nancy Donnell
  What a gorgeous photo. Wonderful job!


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September 05, 2006

 

RC Fritz
  Great work, Michael and congrats on your P O T D!


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September 05, 2006

 

Ed Heaton
  Great work Michael, Congrats on POTD!!!


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September 05, 2006

 

Mary Clarke
  Congratulations on POTD Michael, lovely image


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September 05, 2006

 

Jenny Bosmans
  Congratulations on the POTD as well, Michael! :)


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September 05, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you very much Amy, Kitty, Donna, Sharrie, Nancy, RC, Ed, Mary, and Jenny...and thank you Cesar...
Michael


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September 05, 2006

 
- Melissa Wynn

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  Congrats on your winning entry. This is stunning! Needs to be blown up and framed and hung in place with pride. Absolutely Gorgeous!


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September 05, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thanks Melissa for your nice comment...
Michael


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September 07, 2006

 

Vicki Hunt
  This is too beautiful for words! Congrats!


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September 10, 2006

 

Jim Darnall
  I would just like to add another -
what a gorgeous photo . I can see why it was a winner. Love it. Thanks for your photo Michael.

JimD


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September 15, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you very much Vicki and Jim for your wonderful comments !
Michael


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September 15, 2006

 

Martha N. Church
  It's so beautiful it takes my breath away!


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September 21, 2006

 

Josselyne Klecanda
  WOW! what a shot, absolutely beautiful.
Jo


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September 21, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you very much Martha and Josselyne !...
Mkh


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September 21, 2006

 
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  Wonderful image . . .reminds me of Freeman Patterson's garden.


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September 22, 2006

 

Manuel Barrera
  Takes your breath away, have so much to learn, when one looks and studies what the experts do one can then imitate their works.


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November 05, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you Sandra; you are correct...who would not be inspired at Freeman's place ? :)...
Michael
Manuel, you are too kind with your words; I sincerely appreciate them my friend...
Michael


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November 05, 2006

 

Corinne M. Thompson
  Congrats on your Win & POTD...truly beautiful image.


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November 12, 2006

 

Michael Khoury
  Thanks Corinne...
M


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November 13, 2006

 

Laura E. OConnor
  AMAZING! Makes you want to BE there! Truly gorgeous!!


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November 13, 2006

 

Shirley A. Kinney
  Michael, just discovered this photo. It is awesome, love the colors.Would really like to know how did you do this & what photo editing program you use?


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June 11, 2007

 

Michael Khoury
  thank you Laura and Shirley...so sorry I overlooked to respond earlier...Shirley...this is straight from the camera, no ps was necessary :)...
m


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August 15, 2007

 

Manuel Barrera
  First bp photo I have looked at in more then a few weeks. So glad I came here first. Congratulations!


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November 04, 2007

 

Debora Kolcun
  how beautiful and breathtaking!


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December 30, 2007

 
- Laura E. Swan

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  There's a real consistency to your work, Michael. I like how original each one is, yet I can tell that YOU took these shots.

You are the kind of artist that one says "Ah! Yes! I suspect that this is another piece by, " Michael Khoury ".

You have something to say and you are saying it through your work. It's refreshing to see this kind of dedication to consistency.

Good job. I'm going to keep my eye on your work. It's already going places!

-Laura Swan


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February 09, 2008

 

JO ANN CLEVELAND
  Just came back to take another look, thanks for explaining your technique, haven't tried that before.
One of the best winners I have ever seen and it truly does look like a Thomas Kinkaid beauty!

Awesome capture ~ very well deserved win!

jo ann c.


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February 10, 2008

 

Michael Khoury
  Thank you very muchManuel Deb Laura and Jo Ann...
michael


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February 10, 2008

 

Manuel Barrera
  There is a magical feel to this


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May 14, 2008

 
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