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~~Simplicity Bride~~
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~~Simplicity Bride~~
~~Simplicity Bride~~
Well here is my first pre-bridal shoot. This was so exciting & we had a lot of fun doing these. I loved all the white surrounding her on this image. Added a bit of Radiant filter from VP.
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Karen Slagle
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    Alisha-Well done. What a gorgeous bride she will be. You did quite well for your first time. Can't wait to see the others.

8/29/2005 6:03:00 AM

 
Connie J. Turner
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Wow, what and awesome shot! Love everything about this shot.

8/29/2005 6:03:51 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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splendid!!!!!!!!!!!! really an awesome shot! she's going to love it.

8/29/2005 6:06:27 AM

 
Kristy  E. Lane

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Very unique and well done. Beautiful image!

8/29/2005 6:06:39 AM

 
Kelly Barclay
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Just gorgeous! Very beautiful!

8/29/2005 6:24:19 AM

 
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Great job! She looks very beautiful!

8/29/2005 6:31:41 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Beautiful high key image!! Great job on your first pre-bridal session!!

8/29/2005 6:33:17 AM

 
Michelle Lea  Guinn
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Gorgeous portrait Alisha!! Well done!! mlg~

8/29/2005 6:40:24 AM

 
Melissa  L. Zavadil
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Beautiful Alisha!! You did a great job!!

8/29/2005 6:45:54 AM

 
Nadia W. Smith
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Lovely!!!! Love the rose petals and her smile!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GREAT JOB!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

8/29/2005 6:48:20 AM

 
Sandy Landon
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Great shot Alisha!! You did a beautiful job on this!!! CONGRATS!

8/29/2005 7:08:10 AM

 
Lisa D. Greer
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Beautiful portrait Alisha! Well done !:)

8/29/2005 7:08:46 AM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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GORGEOUS!!!!!! WELL DONE, MY FRIEND!

8/29/2005 7:14:36 AM

 
Amanda Price
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Wonderful! They're a great looking couple and so comfortable in front of the camera. You're gonna have a blast at their wedding!

8/29/2005 7:15:04 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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This really does pop! What a wonderful pre-wedding keepsake!! Great job girl!! You impress me!!

8/29/2005 7:22:07 AM

 
Daniel Diaz
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Gorgeous work Alisha, and the bride is simply Stunning!!!

8/29/2005 7:23:33 AM

 
Kirsi Bertolini
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So so beautiful! Her skintone and face is just perfect! Your work is getting so good Alisha, I LOVE this one, really!

8/29/2005 7:25:24 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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This is brillant Alisha!!! LOVE this!

8/29/2005 7:32:12 AM

 
Marie Fields
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Gorgeous portrait of a beautiful bride, Alisha! Wonderful!

8/29/2005 8:10:33 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Wonderful, wonderful!! This turned out so great, Alisha. Well done! :0)

8/29/2005 8:14:23 AM

 
Tiffani S. LaNeave
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This is such a gorgeous high-key bridal image Alisha!!! Very creative!!! She is beautiful.....wonderful capture!!! I know she LOVES this one!!!

8/29/2005 8:40:03 AM

 
Olivia Navarro
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Wow, this is truly unique, Alisha! The colors of the petals really stand out against all that white. Really great shot!

8/29/2005 8:43:18 AM

 
Lynn Crawford
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So Pretty Alisha, I like the way the VP filter looks on this shot, she is beautiful, also like the touched of red from the petals :)

8/29/2005 8:46:27 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Simply wonderful Alisha!!!!

8/29/2005 9:24:56 AM

 
Heather Harpel
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What a beautiful photo! I love the white with the red rose petals!

8/29/2005 11:02:17 AM

 
Hazel H. Cromer
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Absolutely beautiful portrait. She will love this photo I am sure. Excellent first shoot; you shoot like a pro.

8/29/2005 1:18:50 PM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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I always look forward to your beautiful work...congrats on this excellent bridal portrait!

ccc

8/29/2005 3:35:23 PM

 
Alisha L. Ekstrom
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THANKS EVERYONE for your wonderful & kind comments...I ALWAYS appreciate them!!!!!:):)

Amanda..I am going to love their wedding for one they are getting married at the Salt Lake Temple & it looks like a castle....I've seen pictures of it & so I hope I can capture some great images outdoors cause I believe there is a fountain there as well!!! IT'S BEAUTIFUL!!!

Have a fantastic Tuesday everyone!!!

Alisha

8/30/2005 7:09:45 AM

 
Anderson D. Co
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Love this high key portrait, well done:)

8/30/2005 6:16:38 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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GORGEOUS shot, Alisha!!! Love everything about it!!

8/31/2005 3:19:24 AM

 
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Wonderful shot, the white background really compliments this beautiful bride - nice work

8/31/2005 12:37:38 PM

 
Alisha L. Ekstrom
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Thank you Anderson, Jenny & WOW JUDGES!!!! I really appreciate your comments!!! HOW NICE!!!

Alisha

9/1/2005 8:10:21 AM

 
Jessica Hughes
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What a beautiful bridal portrait. Excellent work!

9/1/2005 11:30:40 AM

 
Stacy Wasmuth
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This is fantastic!! Great job, Alisha! :)

9/5/2005 9:45:50 PM

 
Alisha L. Ekstrom
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Thank you Jessica & Stacy for making the time to comment!!! I really appreciate the feedback!!:)

Alisha

9/7/2005 10:43:42 AM

 
Melissa  L. Zavadil
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YEA YEA YEA!! YOU GO GIRL!! Congrats on this beautiful finalist!!

9/23/2005 9:27:42 PM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist,Alisha!!!!!

9/23/2005 9:28:10 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Way to go!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!

9/23/2005 10:05:35 PM

 
Amanda Price
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WOOHOO! Congratulations on another well deserved finalist!!

9/23/2005 10:23:53 PM

 
Amanda Price
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Was it their wedding that you just got back from? Cannot WAIT to see the photos! :)

9/23/2005 10:33:24 PM

 
Alisha L. Ekstrom
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YIPPEEE...I'M EXCITED to see this made finalist....Thanks Melissa, Kelly, Gail & Amanda for your most wonderful comments on this making finalist...I'm sooo excited!!!

Yes Amanda today was their wedding..SOO even though I'm tired & have been gone ALL DAY..I have uploaded the images & I REALLY like them..CAN'T wait to share, BUT gotta see all the finalist first:):)

Alisha

9/23/2005 10:37:47 PM

 
LJ Corliss
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Congrats, Alisha :)

9/23/2005 10:44:55 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Many congratulations on your very beautiful and well deserved finalist, Alisha!

9/23/2005 11:05:01 PM

 
Margot Petrowski
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CONGRATS!!!!!!

9/23/2005 11:13:38 PM

 
Michelle R. Johnson
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Love this shot! I'm so happy it's a finalist!!!!!

9/23/2005 11:39:47 PM

 
Kirsi Bertolini
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You had so many great ones that I'm surprised to only see this one on a final! Well I do not feel so bad being left out on this category now..\

I still, really, love this one! Congrats!

9/23/2005 11:40:15 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Alisha!!

9/24/2005 2:53:58 AM

 
Daniel Diaz
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Congrats Alisha, she is beautiful as is your ability to capture it!!!

9/24/2005 2:59:57 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Congrats Alish and Good Luck on the next round.

9/24/2005 3:37:32 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Fantastic finalist, Alisha! Congrats and gl!

ccc

9/24/2005 4:16:13 AM

 
Donna K. Kilcher
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Congrats Alisha!!

9/24/2005 4:54:20 AM

 
Susana Heide
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So glad to see this made it to the finalists!!! Many Congrats Alisha!

9/24/2005 7:19:13 AM

 
Casey A. Hanson
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Congratulations, Alisha~!
I'm glad to see this again! :0)

9/24/2005 7:26:17 AM

 
Stephanie A. Laird
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Congrats Alisha! What an excellent image! Good luck in the next round!

9/24/2005 7:27:50 AM

 
Sandy Landon
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This was one of my favorites so I am so glad to see it as a finalist!!!! Great job!!! It is beautiful!!!!

9/24/2005 8:19:44 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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So glad to see this darling shot among the finalists...Congrats and good luck!!

9/24/2005 8:33:41 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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BIG congrats on this gorgeous image.

9/24/2005 8:39:12 AM

 
Connie J. Turner
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Congrats on your finalist!

9/24/2005 10:08:26 AM

 
Julie A. Rowan
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CONGRATULATIONS ALISHA!!

9/24/2005 11:21:38 AM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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CONGRATS & WAY TO GO!!!

9/24/2005 11:49:03 AM

 
Tiffani S. LaNeave
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Awesome job Alisha!!! I knew you had it with this one!!!

9/24/2005 2:10:07 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Alisha, on this wonderful finalist!

9/24/2005 3:03:15 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Congrats!! One of my favorites!!

9/24/2005 5:31:43 PM

 
Barbara Helgason
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Wow Alisha this is STUNNING, I love this! Congratulations!!

9/24/2005 6:23:39 PM

 
Wendy Jones
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Congrats on your finalist, Alisha -- this is a great shot!

9/24/2005 7:09:24 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations Alisha!!! Beautiful bridal shot! Good luck!

9/24/2005 7:25:58 PM

 
Jennifer Rennison

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Gorgeous lighting and portrait, Alisha!! Congratulations on your finalist!!

9/24/2005 8:00:09 PM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congrats Girlie! Very pretty!

9/25/2005 4:51:47 AM

 
Alisha L. Ekstrom
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A HUGE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE who takes the time to stop by & leave a wonderful comment!!! I appreciate each & everyone of you!!!

Alisha

9/25/2005 9:15:17 AM

 
April  Riggs
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Very well done Alisha, congrats!

9/25/2005 12:25:41 PM

 
cj patterson
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big congrats on this fine finalist alisha! good luck in the next round!!!!

9/25/2005 6:13:10 PM

 
Lynn Crawford
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Congrats Alisha, wonderful job :)

9/25/2005 6:52:04 PM

 
Serena Pierce

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Great image Alisha! Congratulations!!

9/25/2005 8:04:29 PM

 
Claudette Foote
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CONGRADULATION!!
the best of luck with this Finalist in the next round, Alisha!
LOVE IT...

9/26/2005 7:19:54 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Congratulations on this original and beautiful finalist Alisha!!!

9/26/2005 3:47:08 PM

 
Christy C. Snodgrass
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Congrats Alisha! Beautiful image. Great job!

9/26/2005 8:02:37 PM

 
Alisha L. Ekstrom
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THANKS April, CJ, Lynn, Serena, CLaudette, Jill & Christy for the fabulous comments!! I appreciate them. I am going to re-enter this next month under people category though. I had it under the monthly theme & so I'll try under people & see what happens!!! THANKS!!!!

Alisha

9/28/2005 8:00:03 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congratulations on being featured in the snapshot Newsletter's featured gallery Alisha!

3/7/2006 5:46:59 AM

 
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