>> Congratulations Vandana, You're Dgrin's Last Photographer Standing! <<

AndyAndy BicameralNew YorkRegistered Users Posts: 50,154 Major grins
edited March 10, 2008 in The Dgrin Challenges
[imgl]http://dgrin.smugmug.com/photos/255801870_GyXpk-L.jpg[/imgl] Well folks, it's been a great contest, and we have a winner :clap :clap Congratulations to Vandana, for her final entry, "The Lone Ranger" :ivar It's got color, drama, eye appeal, and a huge wow-factor.

Congratulations to all the finalists in the LPS, as well. Choosing was not easy, I heard this from many many folks :D

Way to go, Vandana As the Last Photographer Standing, Vandana wins $7500(USD) Cash, and a lifetime SmugMug Pro account!

See ALL the LPS semifinalists and finalists, here:
(a truly gorgeous collection)

LPS galleries on SmugMug

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  • photogmommaphotogmomma Enormous giggles Registered Users Posts: 1,644 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations! Gorgeous color and beautiful comp!clap.gif
  • Tessa HDTessa HD Major grins Registered Users Posts: 852 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations Vandana! clap.gifclap.gifclap.gif
    Love to dream, and dream in color.

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  • DoctorItDoctorIt vrooom! Administrators Posts: 11,947 moderator
    edited February 24, 2008
    This is a worthy winner. nod.gif Congrats Vandana!


    Don't forget, the LPS finalist and semifinalist photos are all here:

    LPS galleries on SmugMug


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  • douglasdouglas ShOoT tO tHrIlL Registered Users Posts: 696 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Spectacular Win, Congrats!
    Best regards,
    douglas
  • DavidTODavidTO Mod Emeritus Thousand Oaks, CARegistered Users, Retired Mod Posts: 19,160 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Speech!
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  • sherstonesherstone ½ here Vancouver Island, BC., CanadaRegistered Users, Retired Mod Posts: 2,356 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations Vandana!!!
    A year of great learning and fun has ended in a great winning image!

    Very nice to see!
  • HoofClixHoofClix HoofSational! Registered Users Posts: 1,156 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Yahoo!
    Congratulations! You deserve it all the way!
    Mark
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  • vandanavandana Major grins Registered Users Posts: 373 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Thank you !! thank you !! this is unbelievable ! I would like to thank the members of the academy for this honor ! I 'd like to thank the cast and crew of dgrin, smugmug, daily photos ! thank you Shay, Andy, doctorit and all others behind the scenes !

    Seriously, all the photographs in the LPS, not just the finals were just awesome. I kept thinking I wish I had done that and that...my vote went to urbanaries on both the polls for her wonderful shot thumb.gif

    thank you so much !
  • David_S85David_S85 Spotter of Dgrin Spam and Oddities ChicagolandAdministrators Posts: 12,527 moderator
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congrats, Vandana. clap.gifclap.gifclap.gif Excellent work!
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  • Awais YaqubAwais Yaqub One Inspired soul Registered Users Posts: 10,566 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    clap.gifclapclap.gif

    Many Congrats

    :eat
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  • TangoTango Major grins Registered Users Posts: 4,592 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif :ivar
    Aaron Nelson
  • NikolaiNikolai Darth SLR Registered Users Posts: 19,035 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Vandana, I knew you got it in ya since I saw your very first LPS entry! iloveyou.gif
    "May the f/stop be with you!"
  • xrisxris Assignment Grinner Registered Users Posts: 546 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
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  • shatchshatch lv2grin IdahoRegistered Users Posts: 798 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations Vandana!! Beautiful image and a worthy win. Congrats!! clap.gifclapclap.gif
  • TravisTravis Beachside Grins Registered Users Posts: 1,472 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    clap.gif Congrats Vandana! Your images have been nothing less than incredible.
  • davevdavev Getting older by the day Registered Users Posts: 3,116 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations Vandana.
    Great shot.
    dave.

    Basking in the shadows of yesterday's triumphs'.
  • urbanariesurbanaries hoosier grins Registered Users Posts: 2,690 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    A worthy winner...beautiful photo! You've had such an impressive run in LPS, it only makes sense for you to be crowned!

    (and thank you for the props on my entry....you just made my day! Wow! iloveyou.gif)
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  • schmooschmoo word nerd Registered Users Posts: 8,468 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
  • The Curious CamelThe Curious Camel Peace Always Registered Users Posts: 942 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
  • sunitasunita Major grins Registered Users Posts: 210 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations, Vandana! thumb.gif Well deserved! clap.gifclapclap.gif
  • tamplumtamplum Fluttering at the Shutter Registered Users Posts: 141 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations to an amazing picture. All the finalists inspired so many of us to look beyond. WHAT a great picture to win from so many worthy finalistsclap.gif
    **Taking the moments one shot at a time**
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  • JetJet Major grins Registered Users Posts: 233 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congrats Vandana! Great shot!! clap.gif
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  • cmurphcmurph Y'all grin'n Registered Users Posts: 61 Big grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations V what a wonderful shot! <img src="https://us.v-cdn.net/6029383/emoji/clap.gif&quot; border="0" alt="" > <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
    :wow
  • stuffjunkiestuffjunkie should be out shooting Registered Users Posts: 156 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congrats!! clap.gifclap.gifclap.gif
  • Izzy GaravitoIzzy Garavito Stand up and be counted Registered Users Posts: 228 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congrats Vandana, on a well-deserved win!
  • ravicravic Major grins Registered Users Posts: 111 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations! Nice shot!
    Rds,
  • indiegirlindiegirl Light Wrangler. Registered Users Posts: 930 Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congrats to you, Vandana! You deserve it! Hooray!

    Jesse
  • saurorasaurora Major grins Registered Users Posts: 4,320 Major grins
    edited February 25, 2008
    Wow!!! Congratulations V!!!! I just got home and saw the final results. You've shown throughout all of the challenges that your were a serious contender. In fact, you show everyday on the DP quality work and a true love of photography. A well-deserved win and a beautiful photograph. clap.gifthumb.gifwings.gif
  • GreensquaredGreensquared Lost my lens cap Cartersville, GARegistered Users Posts: 2,115 Major grins
    edited February 25, 2008
    Another HUGE congrats from me too!!!!!!! clap.gifclap.gifclap.gif
    Emily
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  • ElaineElaine Major grins Registered Users Posts: 3,532 Major grins
    edited February 25, 2008
    Huge congrats to you, Vandana! This is a really fantastic image, following a bunch of other fantastic images throughout LPS from you. Your consistency is very inspiring! wings.gifclap.gif :ivar
    Elaine

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