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Raise a glass...

By thearmsofvenusdemilo
Raise a glass in honour of yourselves, the company is the best you'll ever have...

Thank you all for your support in 2007 it has been a privilege and pleasure to view and comment on so many wonderful inspiring images so I raise my glass and toast all readers, members, staff and friends on EPZ and wish you all a peaceful and happy New year.

Go raibh maith agaigh, go léir.....

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Voters: SKavanagh, chris-p, graeme34 and 175 more


SKavanagh 12 312 5 England
30 Dec 2007 7:11PM
Excellent image Cheers Happy New Year

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chris-p Plus
14 72 England
30 Dec 2007 7:12PM
All the very best to you Colin...a toast to 2008 Smile
30 Dec 2007 7:14PM
Composition and tones are totally stunning

DaveU 14 1.4k 125 England
30 Dec 2007 7:31PM
Beautifully processed. Rich warm colours and a nice homely feel. Happy New Year to you too Wink
30 Dec 2007 7:31PM
Stunning image, absolutely brilliant.
30 Dec 2007 7:33PM
Nice one very nice image indeed.
Cheers Mick.
mrswoolybill Plus
13 2.2k 2247 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2007 7:39PM
And still most of the bottle's contents left... A Happy New Year to you too.
Joline Plus
14 30 57 United States
30 Dec 2007 7:39PM
And the same to you....I'll have a spot of Famous Grouse for you. Happy New Year.
What a warm and charming home you have.
Grim1 13 49 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2007 7:47PM
Used to go to the Bushmills Inn every Sunday for the carvery lunch when I lived in NI - the whiskey trifle is to blame for the stone I have to lose....
lonely_oryx 12 61 55 England
30 Dec 2007 7:52PM
I will quite happily share the bottle with you.
taggart Plus
15 47 14 United States
30 Dec 2007 8:02PM
Lovely party-- Thanks and All good wishes to you in the New Year!

Rob_Taylor 16 661 5 Wales
30 Dec 2007 8:22PM
Happy New Year to you too Colin ....and an EC to finish the year ....can't be bad, eh?!!
Well done

shortski 14 3 1 England
30 Dec 2007 8:50PM
What a gorgeous image.....jojo
TyChee 15 275 1 United States
30 Dec 2007 8:56PM
Stunning image and congrats on the EC! Happy New Year!
User_Removed 13 485 13 England
30 Dec 2007 9:02PM
fantastic well done on the EC

Blenkinsopp 14 320 4 England
30 Dec 2007 9:14PM
absolutely stunning
skydivemike 15 47 Northern Ireland
30 Dec 2007 9:31PM
Outstanding image Colin and a very well deserved EC. This must be in the running for POW.
Happy New Year mate have one for meWink

Mari 16 1.8k United Kingdom
30 Dec 2007 9:55PM
Just superb Colin, well deserved EC.

Have a happy 2008 and was good to meet you this year, thanks for all of your support

kitsch 14 439 4 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2007 10:26PM
wonderful image...congrats on the award Smile
and all the very best to you for the new year!

30 Dec 2007 10:58PM
A humbling moment , thanks Pete..
DP_Imagery 15 24 6 Wales
30 Dec 2007 11:10PM
And I'm raising a glass of Jameson's Crested Ten in your honour Colin - well deserved EC. Thanks for sharing your inspirational images. Look forward to more in 2008. Cheers. Bruce
Possum Plus
13 148 England
30 Dec 2007 11:45PM
Contentment in the frame, a beauty of an EC.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
14 2.3k 11 Wales
30 Dec 2007 11:51PM
And the same to you Colin.All the very best.
Sezz 15 619 15 England
31 Dec 2007 12:11AM
Colin - it is always a pleasure to view your work, you never dissapoint! Superb work again and I wish you a very Happy and Prosperous New Year!
Looking forward to seeing more of your work in 2008!

My congrat's for your EC Smile
sarah *
AnneWorner 12 620 43 United States
31 Dec 2007 3:13AM
Lovely and inviting Smile The very best wishes for the New Year to you also.
redstag 14 100 15 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 9:11AM
Have you taken up an advertising brief?

A good choice of whiskey too.
Congrats on the awards, you have created a mood here which is very special.
31 Dec 2007 9:49AM
guess the last POTW of the year is enough reason to finish that bottle Smile
31 Dec 2007 9:54AM
Considering the talent on this site, I do feel genuinely humbled to be awarded POTW as well. Thank you Pete..

Goggz 13 2.3k 72 Wales
31 Dec 2007 10:38AM
Well done Colin! A beautiful, warming image indeed. As I can't stand the taste of whiskey, please feel free to have my dram...

Happy New Year Smile
GeorgeRusky 14 1 4
31 Dec 2007 11:26AM
Hi Colin
Excellent end of the year with lots of great photos and editor's awards!
I wish you happy New Year with all you wish for yourself!
MrsS 13 4.5k 18 England
31 Dec 2007 11:36AM
Well Deserved, Colin, nice to see the tea has been replaced with something a little more appropriate for the season! Wink

Thanks for all your support, off to make a cuppa now! Tongue (save the stronger stuff for later!)

Happy New Year to you and yours, hope to finally meet up in 2008 Smile

Fran x
zed 16 551 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 12:15PM
Fantastic, Happy New year..Smile
31 Dec 2007 1:30PM
Beautifully made.
Tooth 15 5.8k 227 Ireland
31 Dec 2007 1:55PM
Wow wee man, POTW, see out the year on that one. See you soon hopefully, Happy NewYear and all that, love to Bridget and supporting cast (buddha bellies etc... Smile )

pennyspike 17 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 2:32PM
Congratulations on finishing the year with a high and all the best for 2008.
turtle1 16 41 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 2:51PM
this is an outstanding image - has a beautiful warmth about - superb work

Jou©o 16 56 Finland
31 Dec 2007 3:53PM
wow!!! This REALLY IS a cracker!!

Well done on the awards! All so well deserved!

All the best for 2008..........

colin 15 697 5 Scotland
31 Dec 2007 4:07PM
Congrats, Colin. A wonderful, warm homely image.
Just lacks Father Jack in the corner somewhereWink
Have a good new year,
skydivemike 15 47 Northern Ireland
31 Dec 2007 4:43PM
Congrats on POW mate very well deserved and again
Happy New Year.

MarkBowker 13 69 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 5:20PM
Happy New Year all. Can't touch a drop tonight (working!).
well done on the POTW. really is well earned.

Eviscera 14 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 5:42PM
hey colin ! well done mate and what a great end of a great year ! beautifully blended malty image!

Kris_Dutson 17 8.2k 1 England
31 Dec 2007 5:50PM
Have a peaceful New Year too. Smile
BarbaraR 14 588 1 England
31 Dec 2007 5:54PM
Congrats on all the awards, it's a
wonderful picture.

whipspeed 16 4.2k 22 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 6:46PM
Happy New Year to you also and congrats on the RC, EC and POTW.

31 Dec 2007 7:02PM
Deserved triple RC, EC and PoTW....

All the best for 2008....

Mari 16 1.8k United Kingdom
31 Dec 2007 8:24PM
Well done for POTW Colin, so well deserved.

A very happy New Year

LisaRose 13 172 4 United States
31 Dec 2007 10:21PM
Happy New Year Colin, and congrats on your awards, well done. Smile Smile Smile

imagio 13 12 1 England
31 Dec 2007 11:28PM
Superb congrats on the RC and POTW..

Nic_WA 15 179 2 Australia
1 Jan 2008 7:30AM
All things Christmas in one photo...atmosphere-plus. Well done on all your awards for this one - much deserved. Wishing you much happiness for the new year Smile
Raindancer 14 20 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2008 10:46AM
Cracking shot Colin and well done on the awards.....

Hope you have a great New Year and am looking forward to seeing more of your work.


dianah 13 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2008 12:29PM
This is a fabulous shot..just like a painting. I am sorry that I have missed so many of your uploads but we have been so very busy and EPZ has taken a back seat. Happy New Year and all the best for 2008.
Sezz 15 619 15 England
1 Jan 2008 12:36PM
RC, EC, POTW and now featured E2 photo - my congrats again Colin Wink
dathersmith 13 565 12 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2008 12:45PM
WOW, a fantastic image well deserving of all the awards. Congratulations and best wishes for 2008.

toonboy 15 75 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2008 6:10PM
Very seasonal image, very well presented

All the best for 2008

Regards Ken
uggyy 14 2.1k 9 Scotland
1 Jan 2008 9:14PM
Soooo good... So agree this getting all the awards it can get Smile

Best in 2008 to you and yours..

2 Jan 2008 12:32PM
Lovely image! Happy New Year... Wish you happiness.
paulcr 15 1.5k 9 Ireland
2 Jan 2008 4:27PM
Many congrats buddy. Excellent work, had a couple of bottles of that myself over the week.
Valerie1 12 68 Northern Ireland
2 Jan 2008 7:47PM
That's a cracker! Very seasonal image.
Well done on the EC and POTW.
Best Wishes for 2008.
jken 14 1.7k 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2008 10:06PM
Stunning piece of art Colin. Loved looking at your work so far mate.

Happy New Year to you to.

Boagman65 13 2 1 Scotland
3 Jan 2008 12:50AM
A classic image well deserving it's EC & POTW. Have a good New Year.

wasper 14 533 1 Ireland
3 Jan 2008 1:39AM
Congratulation on the triple award.
tripodted 15 32 1 Northern Ireland
3 Jan 2008 5:55AM
Wow what a start to the new year! A hat trick of awards! May I add my congratulations to the list. Beautifully crafted image young man. It was a pleasure to meet you in 2007 (here's hoping we can meet again in 2008). Also I would like to thank you for all your encouragement since I joined this site a few years ago. All the best to you and your family in 2008.
bigheart. 16 9 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2008 11:41AM

Maddie 15 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2008 7:34PM
well done Vicar Wink
FredF 13 1 France
4 Jan 2008 10:39AM
Superbe image. Congratulations

MickyMc 12 8 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2008 10:51AM
lauraHB 14 121 Ireland
4 Jan 2008 10:58AM
Crikey Colin, that's a beauty. Congrats on all the awards - they are well deserved. All the best for 2008.
franfoto 12 2 32 England
4 Jan 2008 11:17AM
This image is outstanding work.
pmorgan 13 217 13 England
4 Jan 2008 11:43PM

NikkiW 13 33 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2008 4:19PM
that is an awesome image......superb.
jholmes 12 8 Ireland
6 Jan 2008 7:42PM
A bottle of Bush always makes a difference, it just adds that extra glow

irishman 16 1.1k 2 Ireland
7 Jan 2008 1:16PM
About time too, your deserved EC has being long over due.

Well done Colin and keep at it.

All the very best.

Mavis 18 143 2 England
9 Jan 2008 9:32AM
A very fine toast Colin Smile A great New Year to you and yours xxx
CrownJoolz 13 7 United Kingdom
29 Feb 2008 6:13PM
another absolutely awesome image - you are a genius.
Mavis 18 143 2 England
28 Mar 2008 8:16AM
Hey Colin why can't we get hold of you ? We all want you to come to Doolin xx
1 Apr 2008 8:38PM
Magnificent Smile
Wish I knew how to do this!!
robert5 19 92 United Kingdom
3 May 2008 6:55PM
Great shot wish mine would be a good as this, the bottle of Bushmills.
23 Nov 2008 4:37PM
Hi Colin,

Congratulations on your EC! I know its a bit late. Wow! your portfolio is brilliant, some great shots there. I have a bit of catching up to do.


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