A Day at the Pier

© Donna La Mattino Pagakis

A Day at the Pier

Su Sana E. P level-classic December 15, 2006

Donna, wonderful capture and framing of this scene!! I love the reflections here. #572536

Ray Clarke December 15, 2006

Great reflection and clarity Donna! Love the little bird in the forground!!!!(R) #3703955

Donna W. Neal December 15, 2006

Love this in B/W makes the reflections really show up great #3703960

Stanley J. Contrades December 15, 2006

Excellent exposure, black and white composition and reflections, Donna! That little guy in the foreground is a plus!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3703963

Paul Michko December 15, 2006

Great capture, Donna. #3703999

Karen Engelbreth December 15, 2006

Wonderful capture, Donna - love the reflections! #3704039

Colleen Braun December 15, 2006

great B&W... #3704071

Jim Huffield December 15, 2006

Stunning B&W Donna. Jim #3704119

Glenn E. Urquhart December 15, 2006

Outstanding lighting, tones, contrast, geometric lines, WELL Composed and a very beautiful B&W composition, Donna!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3704173

Donald K. Cherry level-classic December 15, 2006

Awesome b&w seascape, Donna! Love the lighting and reflections! #3704201

Allison & John Overton December 15, 2006

This is cool in B & W Donna #3704337

Carol Sawyer December 15, 2006

Beautiful B&W seascape capture, Donna!! #3704402

Irene Suchocki December 15, 2006

The strong composition is brought out even more in B&W. Very nice. #3704403

Girish Vaghela level-classic December 15, 2006

Great comp. in B&W, Donna! #3704842

Nadya Johnson December 15, 2006

Stunning capture Donna, with outstanding composition! Love those reflections. The tones and lighting are superb! #3704897

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe December 15, 2006

Wow, would I like to be there now...great choice to present this in bw!

ccc #3705068

Bill Wyatt December 15, 2006

Love the horizontal and vertical lines, the textures and lighting. Excellent tones as well, Donna! #3705343

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 15, 2006

Thank you Susana, Ray, Audrey, Donna, Stan, Paul, Karen, Colleen, Jim, Glenn, Donald, John, Carol, Irene, Girish, Nadya, Candice and Bill!! I appreciate all of your support and great compliments!!! #3705664

Melissa G. Meiselman December 15, 2006

Fantastic scene beautifully presented in in black and white with great reflection and linear elements, Donna!! #3705668

Vladan D. Djordjevic December 15, 2006

Great photo. I like lines, reflections and composition. #3706091

Barbara Waldoch level-classic December 15, 2006

Super shot, Donna! #3706223

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 15, 2006

Thank you Melissa, Vladan and Barbara!! #3706281

Kenneth Mucke December 15, 2006

Beautifully done in BW Donna...Georgous image #3707158

Colleen Farrell December 15, 2006

Terrific! So many things to comment on--the use of b&w, the reflections, the wide frame, the gull in the foreground. Really an evocative image. #3707228

Janine Russell level-deluxe December 15, 2006

Donna, excellent detail, clarity, tones and lighting. #3707290

David Pratt December 16, 2006

Wonderful framing and terrific B & W shot. Excellent work Donna!
dave #3708510

Raymond Pauly level-classic December 16, 2006

Beautiful scenic view of the pier! Love the reflections and shadows! #3708912

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 16, 2006

Thank you Kenneth, Colleen, Janine, David and Raymond!! Your comments and those of all of you here at BetterPhoto are a true inspiration!! #3709007

Stan Kwasniowski December 16, 2006

Donna, this is so beautiful in B&W #3709343

Kristi A. Howson December 17, 2006

Love this Pier shot in B&W. Excellent use of the long horizontal format too Donna! #3711616

Phillip R. Connolly December 17, 2006

I like this one Donna. You waited for just the right moment to capture it with a nice foreground, and it comes up well in the monochrome.

Phil #3711832

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 17, 2006

Thank you Stan, Kristi and Phillip for your great critiques! #3712556

Luigi Di Serio level-classic December 18, 2006

Just love the clarity and smoothness of this b&w... it's so serene #3715593

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 19, 2006

Thank you very much Luigi! #3718055

Lavone Vannoy December 19, 2006

Absolutely beautiful! :) #3718212

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 19, 2006

Thanks Lavone!! #3718406

Terry L. Ellis level-classic December 22, 2006

Fantastic reflections and image, Donna! Great b/w! #3730272

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 22, 2006

Thank you for your very kind compliments Terry and your beautiful friendship!! #3730504

Paul E. Earl January 24, 2007

A big CONGRATULATIONS on this superb finalist! Good luck in the next round! #3860638

Bill Wyatt January 24, 2007

Congratulations Donna on your wonderful Finalist! #3860779

Evy Johansen level-classic January 24, 2007

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Donna!! #3860839

Datha Y. Thompson January 24, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Awesome Finalist Donna :0) #3861060

Glenn E. Urquhart January 24, 2007

A BIG Congratulations on your finalist award, Donna!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #3861082

Colette M. Metcalf January 24, 2007

Congratulations, Donna!!! #3861102

Barbara Waldoch level-classic January 24, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Donna! #3861571

Karen Slagle January 24, 2007

Congrats, Donna. #3861632

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 24, 2007

Huge congratulation yet again Donna. #3861674

Jill Flynn level-classic January 24, 2007

A classic Donna ... beautifully composed with great tones. Congratulations on your finalist! #3862333

Janine Russell level-deluxe January 24, 2007

Donna, congratulations on your finalist. #3862646

Raymond Pauly level-classic January 24, 2007

Big congratulations, Donna! #3862679

Graeme yew Chow January 24, 2007

Big congratulation ! very strong impact b/w image, Donna. #3863148

Pamela Shane January 24, 2007

Beautiful b&w Donna, congratulations on
your finalist!! :) #3863154

Janine Russell level-deluxe January 24, 2007

Donna, congratulations on your finalist. #3863169

David Pratt January 24, 2007

Congrats Donna! #3863372

Terry L. Ellis level-classic January 24, 2007

WTG, Donna! Congratulations on all of your finalists including this fantastic one. I'll get to them all! #3863455

January 24, 2007

Congratulations Donna on Finalist love the framing and reflections looks great in B&W
Chris #3863688

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 24, 2007

To all of you here at BetterPhoto, a huge THANK YOU!! Your friendships, inspiration, support and overall kindness are truly appreciated. Take care and best of luck!!! #3863797

Cyn Valentine level-classic January 24, 2007

Congratulations DOnna..great image!! #3864000

Alan L. Borror January 24, 2007

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Donna! #3864251

Cassie L. Woodlee January 24, 2007

Congrat's Donna!!! #3864566

Su Sana E. P level-classic January 24, 2007

Congratulations, Donna!! #3864670

Pat Gamwell January 24, 2007

Awesome shot, Donna! ANOTHER big congrats! #3865123

Laurence Saliba level-classic January 24, 2007

Donna, congratulations on your finalist. #3865326

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 25, 2007

Love this! Congrats again!!! #3865880

Paula Dwyer January 25, 2007

Congratulations Donna!!! :) #3866668

eileen bedford January 25, 2007

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Donna... #3866821

Vladan D. Djordjevic January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #3866986

Luigi Di Serio level-classic January 25, 2007

Congrats Donna! I always liked this one #3867691

Ken Smith level-classic January 25, 2007

Donna, super congrats to you!! #3867741

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 25, 2007

Congratulation again Donna!!!! Fantastic image!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) ^.^ Kitty #3867800

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 25, 2007

Congrats Donna on this excellent Finalist! Jeff #3868008

Elizabeth J. Bernier January 25, 2007

Wonderful lines both on the pier itself and in the great reflection!!!Congratulations on your finalist Donna!!! #3868077

Nadya Johnson January 25, 2007

STUNNING capture, Donna! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! Best of luck in the second round! #3869149

Carla Metzler January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Donna!! #3870034

Kristi A. Howson January 25, 2007

Congratulations Donna on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round! Another fantastic shot of the pier! #3870348

John V. Roscich level-deluxe January 25, 2007

DONNA,Congratulations on this awesome Finalist,
JOHN #3870441

January 25, 2007

Great composition and repeating patterns #3870604

Sylvia Rossler January 25, 2007

Big congrats on this wonderful finalist Donna :O) #3870691

ALLEN O. HOWARD January 25, 2007

A wonderful image and a well deservrd congratulations! #3871190

Vicki Hunt January 25, 2007

Congrats! I love this! #3871430

Colleen Farrell January 25, 2007

Another very well-deserved finalist--congratulations, Donna! #3871524

Morteza Safataj January 25, 2007

Fantastic reflection on the ground Donna!! #3871590

David Phalen January 25, 2007

BIG Congrats on your well deserved Winner!!!! #3871603

Janet McNeil level-classic January 25, 2007

Congratulations on 2nd place, Donna - very well deserved!! #3871651

Judyann Plante January 25, 2007

Donna, Congratulations on this well-deserved win!!!

Judyann ><> #3871656

Bill Wyatt January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Donna! #3871688

Lavone Vannoy January 25, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR AWESOME WINNER!!!! :) #3871737

Su Sana E. P level-classic January 25, 2007

Donna, huge Congratulations on this Awesome Winner!! WTG, dear friend. #3871739

Raymond Pauly level-classic January 25, 2007

WTG, Donna! BIG congrats! Love this picture! #3871820

Cyn Valentine level-classic January 25, 2007

Big congratulations Donna!!!! #3871827

Mary K. Robison January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Donna! #3871927

Jill Odice level-classic January 25, 2007

A BIG CONGRATS Donna! This is awesome. Ansel would be proud of you :-) #3872059

Sam Britt January 25, 2007

Congratulations on this 2nd place winner, Donna! #3872168

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna January 25, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on being a WINNER with this wonderful image, Donna!!!!! FANTASTIC!!!!! ^.^ :-) Kitty #3872365

Ken Smith level-classic January 25, 2007

Wow, super congrats, Donna!! #3872411

Pamela Shane January 25, 2007

Donna - big congratulations on your
winner!! :) #3872433

Kristi A. Howson January 25, 2007

Awesome Donna!!! Congratulations on this magnficient winner! Excellent composition and perfect B&W tonality! #3872458

David Pratt January 25, 2007

Congratulations on this great winner! #3872461

Jill Flynn level-classic January 25, 2007

So happy to see this here Donna! Great, great work and congratulations on your WIN! #3872491

Graeme yew Chow January 25, 2007

Well deserved winner, Donna. As I said it was a very powerful image. #3872600

Deborah Sandidge January 25, 2007

This is exceptional Donna - congratulations on your winning image!! #3872625

Datha Y. Thompson January 25, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on your WINNER Donna :0) #3872629

Cary Rogers January 25, 2007

CONGRATS on your WINNER, Donna! Great composition, lighting, reflections and subject matter! :-) #3872717

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic January 25, 2007

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3872756

Sylvia Rossler January 25, 2007

Big Big congrats on your win Donna :O) #3873051

Pat Gamwell January 25, 2007

WTG, Donna! HUGE CONGRATS! #3873145

Darryl Wilkinson January 25, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Donna!! #3873207

Cora Miller level-addict January 26, 2007

The b&w is perfect to showcase the graphic lines and reflection. Wonderful image, Donna. Congratulations on your win. #3873351

Ross Throndson January 26, 2007

Many Congratulations Donna, on your Beautiful Winner!!! #3873369

Janine Russell level-deluxe January 26, 2007

Donna, congratulations on your Second Place Win. #3873373

Paul E. Earl January 26, 2007

Congratulations!! #3873445

RC Fritz January 26, 2007

Big congratulations, Donna! Beautiful image and Winner! #3873575

Alan L. Borror January 26, 2007

Congratulations on a wonderful winner, Donna! #3873589

Colette M. Metcalf January 26, 2007

Congratulations on your win, Donna!!! #3873932

Mary Timman January 26, 2007

Huge Congratulations! #3873953

Ronald F. Fischer January 26, 2007

Congrats on this awesome WINNER! #3874274

Paula Dwyer January 26, 2007

Congratulations Donna!!! :) #3874854

Tarun Bose January 26, 2007

Big congrats Donna for your prize winner. #3875267

Stan Kwasniowski January 26, 2007

Donna, congratulations #3875377

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic January 26, 2007

Fantastic capture and great reflections, Donna. Big congratulations on your win! #3875484

Laurence Saliba level-classic January 26, 2007

Many congratulations on your well deserved second place winner Donna!!!!! #3875582

Andreas G. Karelias January 26, 2007

Congratulations Donna on you win. Great image, well deserved. I am so happy for you. Regards - Andreas #3875700

Renee Doyle level-classic January 26, 2007

WTG Donna!!! Congrats on this awesome 2nd place win!!!!
#3875813

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 26, 2007

I am truly honored. Thanks to each and everyone of you!! Your inspiration and support has been amazing. I appreciate all the congratulatory wishes and comments. Thanks to the BetterPhoto judges too!! And to all of you here at BP~ for such an awesome site. Take care and keep up the great work!! #3875830

Nobu Nagase January 26, 2007

Fabulous image,
Great win!!!
Congratulations, Donna!!! #3876088

Laurie Daily level-deluxe January 26, 2007

Always loved this shot, Donna! Congratulations on your win!!! #3876109

Terry L. Ellis level-classic January 26, 2007

WTG, Donna! Congratulations on your awesome Second Place Win! Love it! #3876354

Sherry S. Boles January 27, 2007

Great composition, tones and clarity! It looks like such a peaceful place to be...Congrats, Donna! #3877491

Lynne Morris January 27, 2007

What an awesome image Donna, many congratulations on your Second Place Win. #3877507

Sharon Day level-classic January 27, 2007

Big congratulations, Donna!!! Awesome photo! #3878632

Jenny Bosmans January 27, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Donna! :) #3878687

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 27, 2007

Thank you everyone for your wonderful comments and congratulatory wishes!!! I appreciate it so much. Have a wonderful weekend!! #3879598

Rakesh Syal level-classic January 27, 2007

Donna! Congratulations on your awesome Second Place Win! #3881372

Donna W. Neal January 28, 2007

WOW, this is excellent Donna. Congratulations on you win! #3881978

Hendrik Storme January 28, 2007

Fantastic winner, Donna! Congratulations!!!! #3883477

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic January 28, 2007

This is beautiful and I love it !! Fantastic tones, reflections and clarilty. CONGRATULATIONS on your Second Place win !!!!! #3883501

Debbie Fleri January 28, 2007

WoW...Congratulations,,,Well deserved win...I really like the B/W...Awesome shot...I can't believe I missed it...: ) #3883995

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 29, 2007

Huge congratulations Donna on a magnificant winner. #3886852

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 29, 2007

Congrats Donna on your outstanding winning image! Jeff #3888539

Roger Fry January 30, 2007

As a Pier photo, this takes some beating! I particularly like the gull perfectly positioned ! Congratulations.

Roger #3893616

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 31, 2007

Thanks again to all of you!! Your comments and congratulatory wishes are really AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #3897589

Holly Shao January 31, 2007

Congratulations, Donna, on this WONDERFUL winning image!! Very beautiful reflections!

Holly #3897830

February 03, 2007

Wow Donna, you take some amazing photos. Congratulations on your winning photographs.

I love the composition and how the image pops at you. So simple yet impactful!
#3908936

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 04, 2007

Thank you Holly and Allen for your VERY kind compliments and congratulatory wishes! #3911704

Stephen Zacker February 26, 2007

Great capture. Congratulations #3995656

Sheryl A. Hudson February 26, 2007

Congratulations Donna on your win!!! #3999488

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe February 27, 2007

Thank you very much Stephen and Sheryl!! #4004019

March 26, 2007

love the glassy look on the shore!! great picture..im gealous!! #4100922

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 31, 2007

Thanks Wes!! I was lucky to go to the pier on such a beautiful day! I appreciate your great comments! #4115745

Toni Riggs August 14, 2007

Wow, you have an amazing gallery. I love this photo in b&w. Congrats on your win! #4646878

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 14, 2007

Thanks Toni, I appreciate you stopping by!! #4647013

Lynn Crawford August 30, 2007

This is beautiful Donna, love the reflection on the sand, great B&W tones, congrats on this win :) #4722476

Thomas Lam December 31, 2007

Excellent capture! Really love the reflection...

BTW, you have a beautiful gallery.

Thomas #5274713

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 31, 2007

Thank you Lynn and Thomas for taking the time to visit my gallery. I appreciate your inspirational comments! #5274721

Jim Manganella January 26, 2008

Well balanced, crystal clear exposure... well done! #5397904

Srividya Narasimhan February 01, 2008

awesome shot.. I love the lines! #5428452

Vincent J. DeSanto April 10, 2008

Just stunning Donna, I love B&W's and this picture confirms why I love them so much. Great job and your gallery is beautiful.

Take care,
Vinnie #5772803

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe April 10, 2008

Thank you Jim, Srividya and Vinnie for your great comments!!! #5772861

Marta Azevedo October 14, 2008

Very nice image. Great gallery! #6597635

Robert Jensen January 30, 2010

Perfect in B&W, and love the reflection #8341941

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Oceanside Pier, California

*Travel and Place*

Uploaded on December 15, 2006

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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