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~My Little Man~

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner
 
~My Little Man~
~My Little Man~
© Betsy Labuschagne
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Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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    Great eyes, expression and pose. Beautiful work Betsy!


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5/3/2009 2:20:46 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Love this portrait, Betsy!
Great crop, pose, and expression.


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5/3/2009 3:33:42 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Great portrait work and texture here, Betsy.

Usman.


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5/3/2009 3:57:34 AM

 
JOAN MCANELLY
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Great portrait Betsy! Very nice work!!


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5/3/2009 5:13:29 AM

 
Jane Holestine
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Beautiful portrait, Betsy.


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5/3/2009 5:30:56 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much! I appreciate all of your wonderful comments!


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5/3/2009 9:42:52 AM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Gorgeous portrait, Betsy!
Patti


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5/3/2009 10:10:27 AM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Wonderful portrait of this handsome boy Betsy!


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5/3/2009 12:06:52 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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He is so handsome :) FABULOUS portrait one more time Betsy! The light treatment is simply wonderful...


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5/3/2009 12:33:21 PM

 
Julianna J. Collett
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Tone and light here are wonderful Betsy!


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5/3/2009 1:11:04 PM

 
Kim Dietrich Elam
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perfect lighting and clarity - super portrait!


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5/3/2009 6:12:33 PM

 
Max Aureli
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Gorgeous portrait, Betsy!! The eyes have a deep look and beautifully blue!!! Great skin tones, pose and BG on this capture my friend!!


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5/3/2009 7:12:35 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you for the wonderful comments, much appreciated!!


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5/4/2009 12:22:55 AM

 
Cindy Harter
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wow !!!!! This is so beautiful !!


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5/4/2009 9:01:18 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you Cindy!


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5/4/2009 10:39:47 AM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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Wonderful portrait capture of your little man, Betsy!! He's a great subject for you!! Very, VERY nicely done indeed!! :o)


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5/4/2009 10:21:23 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much Carolyn! It's his sixth birthday today. My little man is getting so big :)


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5/6/2009 12:37:27 AM

 
Max Aureli
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Happy Birthday little man!!!!


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5/7/2009 6:48:52 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you Max! He had the Best Birthday :)))


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5/7/2009 11:27:24 PM

 
Max Aureli
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Oh ye?? I many little angels (girls) did he invaded to have his "the Best Birthday" party, Betsy??? :-)))


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5/8/2009 2:58:07 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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LOL Max, he doesn't like girls, yet :) We're having his party tomorrow, no girls invited!


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5/8/2009 3:04:23 AM

 
Max Aureli
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LOL Betsy... he should start to get in trouble with angels now!! So, He will know how to handle the situation in the future!! LOL :-))


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5/8/2009 3:11:51 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Did you also start at age 6 Max??? LOL They can have angels when they're finished with school :))) My 8 year old had a little girl ask for his phone number when we were out for lunch the other day :)))


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5/8/2009 3:15:54 AM

 
Max Aureli
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I finish to go school at age of 5!! :-))
Oh.. did you see??? Also the little girl she has finished with the school... well you have both handsome boys, mom Queen Betsy!!!

Last year I teach my boy (2year old) to kiss a little girl (2year old) and, now they are together forever!!! They kiss each other all the time!! What I have done!!! :-)))))LOL


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5/8/2009 3:35:03 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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LOL Max!! Your son will also have a following of angels one day :)))


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5/8/2009 3:51:16 AM

 
Max Aureli
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My Queen Betsy, Happy Mother's day my friend!! :-)))

Maxysharky King the I


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5/9/2009 7:27:54 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you Max, that's so sweet of you! Don't forget to spoil your wife today :)))


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5/9/2009 11:48:15 PM

 
Bandar Aljahmi
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Great portrait!


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5/11/2009 2:31:12 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you Bandar!


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5/11/2009 4:01:56 AM

 
Vladan D. Djordjevic
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Fantastic portrait! Lovely face, colors, details, lighting and clarity.


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5/19/2009 5:13:20 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you Vladan, I appreciate your comment!


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5/19/2009 11:52:11 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Wonderful portrait, great tones and lighting. Handsome boy! Those eyes!


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6/2/2009 2:52:51 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much Dianna!!


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6/3/2009 7:54:24 AM

 
Carrie M. Groseclose
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Congratulations on this well deserved Finalist, Betsy!
This is a wonderful portrait!


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6/19/2009 1:08:57 PM

 
Max Aureli
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Congratulations Betsy!!!!! :-)))) Great portrait!!


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6/19/2009 2:51:51 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Super duper congratulations Betsy, way to go. This is simply the best.


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6/19/2009 7:25:42 PM

 
Patricia A. Coblentz
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Such a great portrait, Betsy! Congratulations!
Patti


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6/19/2009 7:36:20 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Wonderful image/finalist. Congratulations!!! Dianna


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6/19/2009 8:55:28 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations on your finalist Betsy, outstanding!


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6/19/2009 9:22:15 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much everyone!! Congratulations to all the finalists and good luck!


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6/19/2009 10:30:52 PM

 
Eugenio Diaz  

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist!


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6/20/2009 7:27:19 AM

 
Julianna J. Collett
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Congratulations on this wonderful portrait!


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6/20/2009 12:04:51 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Big congratulations on this fantastic finalist!!


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6/20/2009 12:14:13 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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Congratulations, Betsy, on your outstanding finalist!! Deb


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6/20/2009 4:04:35 PM

 
Sherran Andersen
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Congrats Betsy. Sherran


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6/20/2009 10:25:11 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much Eugenio, Julianna, Melissa, Debra and Sherran!! I appreciate your support!


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6/20/2009 11:50:42 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Huge Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Betsy.


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6/21/2009 12:00:16 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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BIG CONGRATS on this WONDERFUL GOLD WINNER Betsy!!!!!


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6/22/2009 12:13:49 PM

 
Max Aureli
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Yoppyyyyy!!!!!!!!
Congratulations my friend Queen Betsy on this great Winner!!!!!!

I am really happy for you my friend!!!! LOL LOL LOL !!!!!!


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6/22/2009 12:38:13 PM

 
Katherine Kuhn
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Congratulations on your beautifully evocative 1st place win!


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6/22/2009 12:43:13 PM

 
Max Aureli
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LOL LOL Great GOLD!!! Betsy Betsy!!!!!! :-)))

Yahooooooooo!!!!!!!


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6/22/2009 12:47:43 PM

 
Ann Coates
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Yippee Betsy, fantastic that this got a GOLD. Congratulations.


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6/22/2009 12:53:36 PM

 
Max Aureli
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Betsy... are you sleeping???? LOL You should not!!
I am going to celebrate with one of my Guinness down the road!!! :-))))))

LOL LOL


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6/22/2009 12:58:18 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Wooo Hoo WTG girl, Huge Congratulations on this beautiful winner Betsy!


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6/22/2009 1:23:28 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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Beautiful....Congratulations!


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6/22/2009 2:17:43 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Gorgeous!!! Congratulations Betsy!!


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6/22/2009 2:54:24 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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An incredible portrait with a unique quality to it!
Big congratulations on a well-deserved winner!
~♥~Lisa


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6/22/2009 3:05:36 PM

 
Debra R. Harder
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WTG, Betsy!! So happy to see you win First Place!! This is an amazing and outstanding portrait. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!! Deb


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6/22/2009 4:18:22 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Wonderful first prize winner, Betsy!! Congratulations!!!


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6/22/2009 4:30:47 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Wonderful expression and tones, Betsy. This is a terrific portrait. Congratulations on the first place win.


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6/22/2009 4:44:32 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Outstanding Betsy, I'm so happy for you! Congratulations!!!


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6/22/2009 4:48:07 PM

 
Michael M. Petrizzo
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Fabulous portrait. Congrats on 1st.


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6/22/2009 5:26:51 PM

 
ROLAN NARMAN
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Huge congratulations on your First Prize Winner Betsy!!!!


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6/22/2009 6:08:57 PM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Wonderful shot.. Congratulations Betsy !!


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6/22/2009 7:08:55 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you all SO VERY MUCH!! I truly appreciate each and every comment!! I am very pleased!!


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6/23/2009 12:23:24 AM

 
Max Aureli
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LOL Good morning Queen Betsy!! :-)))


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6/23/2009 12:26:43 AM

 
Nick Lagos
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Wondeful portraiture here Betsy...huge congrats on winning the big Gold...


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6/23/2009 3:41:18 AM

 
Eugenio Diaz  

CONGRATULATIONS on your First Place Win, Betsy!


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6/23/2009 5:15:29 AM

 
Cathy Barrows
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Congrats on your win...what a sweet expression


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6/23/2009 5:20:46 AM

 
Nilesh J. Bhange
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Congratulations! Beautiful portrait & post processing!


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6/23/2009 6:49:56 AM

 
Kim  Kleinschmidt
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CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful FIRST place winner!


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6/23/2009 7:07:40 AM

 
Tucker James  

Congratulations Betsy - beautiful shot.


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6/23/2009 8:50:47 AM

 
Katarina Mansson
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Excellent natural portrait with spotless execution. Congratulations on your well deserved first place!


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6/23/2009 9:26:04 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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An image well worth its weight in GOLD, Betsy!!

Usman.


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6/23/2009 10:41:23 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you very much Nick, Eugenio, Cathy, Nilesh, Kim, Tucker Katarina and Usman!! I appreciate your wonderful comments!


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6/23/2009 12:32:08 PM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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See I knew you were one of the best to consult with.... I have fallen in love with your images and hope that I too some day have beautiful people photos just as you. You are a huge inspiration to me.

This photo is right on the money and I am not surprised to see it in the first place spot.

As I stated to Ken, I am also honored to be on top along side you in the first place spot with such talented photographers.

Congrats......


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6/24/2009 8:21:24 AM

 
Chris  Henning
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Gorgeous portrait, Betsy! Huge congrats on your win!


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6/24/2009 9:53:56 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much for your sweet words Tammy and Chris!!


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6/24/2009 11:05:38 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Betsy -- This portrait is priceless. Just outstanding. Huge congrats on this wonderful winner.


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6/26/2009 6:15:30 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much Mary Beth!


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6/27/2009 4:23:30 AM

 
Lydia Williams
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Beautiful portrait...and what a handsome little man..Congratulations!


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6/27/2009 1:47:09 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you Lydia, I appreciate your comment!


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6/28/2009 12:45:18 AM

 
JudyAnn Rector
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Beatifully done, Betsy... CONGRATULATIONS!


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7/2/2009 2:02:51 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much JudyAnn!!


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7/4/2009 9:17:04 AM

 
Kathy Marciante  

All your photos are amazing!! I love them all - difficult to pick a favorite! You do a great job with your textures.


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7/21/2009 6:18:16 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much Kathy, I appreciate your wonderful comment! I like your style too!!


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7/21/2009 9:55:02 AM

 
Max Aureli
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I love this Black and White Betsy!! LOL:-))

(I am starting) LOL


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8/17/2009 11:08:52 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much Max, I always value your wonderful input!! LOL


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8/17/2009 12:45:16 PM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Congratulations Betsy on your Win!!!

Dominick


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8/19/2009 3:35:53 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much Dominick!!


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8/19/2009 8:57:27 AM

 
Max Aureli
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I love this portrait (color portrait)!! :-)) Congratulations again my friend!! :-))


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8/19/2009 8:59:25 AM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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LOL, I am glad to see you're not color blind Max :) Thank you!


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8/19/2009 9:02:41 AM

 
Max Aureli
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Some time I am daltonico... :-)))


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8/19/2009 9:19:55 AM

 
Sarah F. Myers
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Amazing image!!!


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10/9/2009 8:17:36 PM

 
Betsy Labuschagne
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Thank you so much Sarah!!


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10/12/2009 11:19:23 AM

 
Yulianto Soeroso
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wonderfull


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9/4/2010 7:59:43 AM

 
Yulianto Soeroso
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wonderfull


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9/4/2010 8:00:33 AM

 
Yulianto Soeroso
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wonderfull


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9/4/2010 8:01:37 AM

 
Max Aureli
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Happy New Year Betzen!!


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1/1/2011 4:22:14 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Boys and their personalities can be difficult to capture but you really have done an OUTSTANDING job here!! He just shines, even in his seriousness!! Belated CONGRATS Betsy on this well deserved WIN!!


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3/10/2011 9:16:23 AM

 
Yulianto Soeroso
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congratulate nice shot


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7/12/2012 6:43:37 AM

 
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