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

AndyAndy BicameralNew YorkPosts: 50,151Registered Users 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 Posts: 1,644Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations! Gorgeous color and beautiful comp!clap.gif
  • Tessa HDTessa HD Major grins Posts: 852Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations Vandana! clap.gif clap.gif clap.gif
    Love to dream, and dream in color.

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  • DoctorItDoctorIt vrooom! Posts: 11,940Administrators 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


    I'm taking a nap now, see you in a few days! lol3.gif
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  • douglasdouglas ShOoT tO tHrIlL Posts: 696Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Spectacular Win, Congrats!
    Best regards,
    douglas
  • DavidTODavidTO Mod Emeritus Thousand Oaks, CAPosts: 19,160Registered Users, Retired Mod Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
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  • sherstonesherstone ½ here Vancouver Island, BC., CanadaPosts: 2,356Registered Users, Retired Mod 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! Posts: 1,156Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Yahoo!
    Congratulations! You deserve it all the way!
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  • vandanavandana Major grins Posts: 373Registered Users 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 ChicagolandPosts: 12,315Administrators moderator
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congrats, Vandana. clap.gif clap.gif clap.gif Excellent work!
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  • Awais YaqubAwais Yaqub One Inspired soul Posts: 10,558Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    clap.gifclapclap.gif

    Many Congrats

    :eat
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  • TangoTango Major grins Posts: 4,592Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    thumb.gif thumb.gif thumb.gif thumb.gif :ivar
    Aaron Nelson
  • NikolaiNikolai Darth SLR Posts: 19,033Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Vandana, I knew you got it in ya since I saw your very first LPS entry! iloveyou.gif
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  • xrisxris Assignment Grinner Posts: 546Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
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  • shatchshatch lv2grin IdahoPosts: 798Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations Vandana!! Beautiful image and a worthy win. Congrats!! clap.gifclapclap.gif
  • TravisTravis Beachside Grins Posts: 1,472Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    clap.gif Congrats Vandana! Your images have been nothing less than incredible.
  • davevdavev Getting older by the day Posts: 3,116Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations Vandana.
    Great shot.
    dave.

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  • urbanariesurbanaries hoosier grins Posts: 2,690Registered Users 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 Posts: 8,468Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
  • The Curious CamelThe Curious Camel Peace Always Posts: 942Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
  • sunitasunita Major grins Posts: 210Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations, Vandana! thumb.gif Well deserved! clap.gifclapclap.gif
  • tamplumtamplum Fluttering at the Shutter Posts: 141Registered Users 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
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  • JetJet Major grins Posts: 233Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congrats Vandana! Great shot!! clap.gif
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  • cmurphcmurph Y'all grin'n Posts: 61Registered Users Big grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations V what a wonderful shot! <img src="https://us.v-cdn.net/6029383/emoji/clap.gif"; border="0" alt="" > <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
    :wow
  • stuffjunkiestuffjunkie should be out shooting Posts: 156Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congrats!! clap.gif clap.gif clap.gif
  • Izzy GaravitoIzzy Garavito Stand up and be counted Posts: 228Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congrats Vandana, on a well-deserved win!
  • ravicravic Major grins Posts: 111Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congratulations! Nice shot!
    Rds,
  • indiegirlindiegirl Light Wrangler. Posts: 930Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 24, 2008
    Congrats to you, Vandana! You deserve it! Hooray!

    Jesse
  • saurorasaurora Major grins Posts: 4,320Registered Users 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.gif thumb.gif wings.gif
  • GreensquaredGreensquared Lost my lens cap Cartersville, GAPosts: 2,115Registered Users Major grins
    edited February 25, 2008
    Another HUGE congrats from me too!!!!!!! clap.gif clap.gif clap.gif
    Emily
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  • ElaineElaine Major grins Posts: 3,532Registered Users 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.gif clap.gif :ivar
    Elaine

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