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Thanks to my stepdad, Otis, for indulging me!
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Terry Cervi
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    This is such a great portrait, Debby!! He really does look like he's indulging you! Looks like a wonderful man to put up with you and your camera! LOL!

7/21/2011 8:33:34 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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Such a wonderful portrait Deb...excellent lighting and natural amusement captured.

7/22/2011 3:48:52 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Outstanding lightning, Deb. You did superb on this shot of your stepdad!

7/22/2011 5:13:23 AM

 
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Yes, JSB, your lighting is spot on! A fantastic portrait you should both be proud of!

7/22/2011 5:38:04 AM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Very WOW portrait of your stepdad, Deb!! Love his expression!! Wonderful in every way!!!

7/22/2011 5:57:01 AM

 
Amy M. Wilson
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Wonderful stepdad and portrait... great expression and lighting, Deb!!

7/22/2011 10:45:45 AM

 
Mary Beth Aiello
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Oh, the light, the light, Deb. Spectacular. You can tell he's tickled to be posing. Love his expression.

7/22/2011 11:55:35 AM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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You have a handsome and wonderful model in your family!

7/22/2011 4:37:48 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Wonderful expression and light, an awesome portrait Deb!

7/23/2011 5:30:53 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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Otis is certainly a great model, Deb! Another fantastic portrait of him - so expressive with beautiful lighting!

7/24/2011 9:30:38 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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The smile comes from his eyes and is so infectious!! Awesome portrait of your very handsome step dad JSB!!

8/1/2011 11:33:25 PM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
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Now this is a fantastic, natural portrait Deb! Your lighting and tones are great and of course it helps to have a handsome model!:-)

8/5/2011 9:22:21 AM

 
Carla Capra
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Hi Deb;
This one had me smiling along with your step dad. Wonderful portrait.
;) CC

8/6/2011 9:25:43 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Well done. Congratulations on your finalist, Debra.

8/25/2011 1:17:17 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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WTG on this wonderful finalist, Deb! :-) k

8/25/2011 2:06:02 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Love it, love it!! Big congrats my talented friend :)

8/25/2011 2:07:44 PM

 
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I love the expression and gesture of the hand. This would make a great b&w.

8/25/2011 2:37:24 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Fabulous portrait, Debra, congratulations on your finalist!

8/25/2011 2:42:31 PM

 
Phyllis A. Houghton
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Congratulations on your finalist Debbie!! Great portrait.

8/25/2011 3:52:05 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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magnificent finalist Deb, huge congrats!

8/25/2011 3:57:05 PM

 
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Fabulous portrait Deb, congrats on your finslist!

8/25/2011 4:00:48 PM

 
Ruth E. Foster-Lindsay
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Fantastic capture Debra! Congrats on a wonderful portrait! :-)

8/25/2011 4:43:15 PM

 
Judy V. Kennamer
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A BEAUTIFUL Finalist Deb!!! Congrats!!!!

8/25/2011 5:18:42 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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Congratulations & good luck, Debra! WTG!

8/25/2011 5:23:07 PM

 
Karen Celella
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Debra!

8/25/2011 5:28:34 PM

 
Merna L. Nobile
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Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna

8/25/2011 6:08:20 PM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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Really right stuff. Congratulations, Debra on your superb Finalist.

8/25/2011 7:38:19 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Huge congrats, and very best luck with this superb finalist, Deb!!!!!

8/25/2011 8:02:53 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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I certainly hope Otis is more than a little amused at this silver Finalist, Deb! Marvelous portrait and he's such a great model! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Finalist and Good luck in the next round!

8/25/2011 8:48:44 PM

 
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Wonderful portrait work, Deb. Huge CONGRATZ on another Silver medal. Good luck!!!

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8/25/2011 10:09:31 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Deb!

8/25/2011 10:53:57 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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WTG Deb! Congratulations on your finalist!

8/26/2011 8:26:50 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Big congratulations, Deb!
Wonderful portrait-work!
~♥~Lisa

8/26/2011 9:54:02 AM

 
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Very Wonderful Image!!!
Congratulations on this fabulous Finalist!!! Good luck in the next round!

HAPPY FRIDAY!!!
~J~

8/26/2011 11:29:04 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations, Debra!

8/26/2011 12:14:36 PM

 
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Congratulation on your fantastic gold winner!

8/26/2011 12:22:12 PM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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He's a natural & so are you, Debra! Congratulations on this well-deserved Winner, my friend! WTg!

8/26/2011 12:34:40 PM

 
Mitch Spence
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Wonderful portrait, Deb. Congratulations.

8/26/2011 12:50:11 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Fabulous July Winner! :-) k

8/26/2011 12:55:57 PM

 
Leslie McLain
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Congrats on a terrific winner, Deb.

8/26/2011 12:56:56 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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this is SUPERB Deb... huge congrats on your winner!!!!

8/26/2011 1:33:28 PM

 
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Big congratulations on this Outstanding 1st Place Gold Winner Deb!

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8/26/2011 1:35:36 PM

 
Linda D. Lester
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:) WTG! The light queen! Congratulations on your win!

8/26/2011 2:13:21 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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So much feeling portrayed, congratulations on your outstanding win Deb!

8/26/2011 2:40:02 PM

 
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Otis looks like such a wonderful man, big congrats Deb on your win!!!

8/26/2011 3:25:15 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Like the feeling this has. Congratulations

8/26/2011 3:34:51 PM

 
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It just couldn't get any better. Love this one! Congrats!

8/26/2011 5:51:06 PM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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8/26/2011 7:41:11 PM

 
Rona L. Schwarz
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WAHOO and WTG, Deb!!! Such a marvelous portrait and so deserving of the GOLD WINNER! I hope Otis loves it as much as we all do! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!!

8/26/2011 7:44:13 PM

 
Mary Dimitriw
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I love this portrait Deb...a huge well deserved congrats on your winner!

8/26/2011 7:47:32 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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Congratulations on winning Gold, Deb, WTG!

8/26/2011 7:48:20 PM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Congrats on this Winner!

8/26/2011 8:54:42 PM

 
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Congrats on your winning image Deb!!!

8/26/2011 9:13:47 PM

 
Carol Eade
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Very deserving win, beautiful portrait...big congratulations Deb!

8/27/2011 4:58:28 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Fabulous winner...congratulations!!

8/27/2011 7:19:37 AM

 
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Congratulations Debra.....wonderful portrait and wonderful title...yes he does look amused! You may have found a new model with this win! LOL....Cheers!

8/27/2011 9:05:37 AM

 
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This is a fantastic portrait, Deb! Love the captured expression! A big congratulations on your Winner, my friend!

8/27/2011 9:08:59 AM

 
Amanda J. Tanner
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Congratulations on this wonderful Gold Winner. Excellent work Debra!

8/27/2011 11:47:29 AM

 
Monika Sapek
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Great expression and pose! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win with this wonderful portrait, Debra!

8/27/2011 12:48:40 PM

 
Shawn Jennings
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Congratulations on your win, Deb!

8/27/2011 3:27:20 PM

 
Kathy Cline
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YAY DEB
CONGRATULATIONS

8/27/2011 5:08:29 PM

 
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Huge congrats on this awesome portrait, Deb!!! Strictly fabulous!!!

8/27/2011 7:52:51 PM

 
Phyllis A. Houghton
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Congratulations on your gold Deb. Thanks for commenting on my silver. I am in the East Bay Area.

8/27/2011 7:55:11 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Deb, this portrait is so subtle, AND so telling... Your step dad doesn't need to be laughing out loud to show his amusement. His eyes and mouth tell us he's chuckling inside. A wonderful capture, and so deserving of the gold.
CONGRATULATIONS on your win!

8/28/2011 12:09:39 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Congratulations on your Awards, Deb!

8/28/2011 1:20:17 AM

 
Ken Smith
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Way to go, Deb!!! Congrats big time to you!

8/28/2011 6:26:19 AM

 
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A big congratulations to you Deb on this wonderful gold winner. Love the light on it!

8/28/2011 6:39:24 AM

 
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HUGE Congratulations,Deb on your AWESOME Winner!!!!

8/28/2011 8:15:05 AM

 
Terry Cervi
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What a wonderful portrait this is, Deb! Huge congrats on your win!

8/28/2011 9:08:58 AM

 
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Congratulations, Debra on your fabulous win! Love it!

8/28/2011 3:14:09 PM

 
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Congratulations on your win Debra!

8/28/2011 3:19:42 PM

 
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Super GOLD portrait Debra - congratulations!

8/28/2011 9:10:34 PM

 
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Wonderful portrait Deb - congrats on your win!

8/28/2011 9:16:59 PM

 
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Such a terrific portrait Debra..congrats on a well deserved win!

8/29/2011 6:47:20 AM

 
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Congratulations on this fantastic Winner,Debra!!!:-)

8/29/2011 8:46:05 AM

 
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Definitely a winning model in your family :)
Such an outstanding portrait, Deb...congratulations on your win! I'm sure he is as pleased as you are :))

8/29/2011 12:24:49 PM

 
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This just had to go gold Debra, fantastic portrait here, love the expression you captured!!

8/29/2011 2:49:47 PM

 
Robyn A. Terrell
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I'm so very happy to see this go Gold, Debra! There is something really spicial about this portrait. You have capture his essence. Huge congrats!

8/30/2011 7:19:11 AM

 
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!

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8/31/2011 10:26:40 PM

 
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WTG JSB!!! Love this and really happy to see this fantastic portrait again!! Congratulations!!! BTW - remember to look left - lol :-)

9/4/2011 7:29:36 AM

 
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A golden moment captured, just AWESOME Deb!! Huge congratulations on your win!!!

9/4/2011 12:19:59 PM

 
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Awesome portrait and congratulations on your win Debra!!

9/27/2011 1:51:43 AM

 
Melissa McCabe
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Congrats Deb, love the Otis series!! : ) -mm

9/27/2011 11:59:25 PM

 
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