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© Michael S. Swaffar
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Donna Dunbar
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    Beautiful Portrait, your image is so crisp and I love the black and white it really works with this.


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10/26/2005 8:55:56 PM

 
Pamela Shane
BetterPhoto Member Since: 10/4/2004
 

Once again, this reminds me of the glamour shots from the 30's, & 40's Michael! Simply outstanding work - love it.


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10/26/2005 9:02:44 PM

 
Claude Tomaro  

Wow! Amazing light and composition. Great picture.


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10/26/2005 9:05:59 PM

 
Kimberly J. Whipps
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/10/2005
 

This is incredible. Really beautiful work.


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10/26/2005 9:19:31 PM

 
Margot Petrowski
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/14/2004
 

Just stunning!!!


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10/26/2005 9:24:33 PM

 
Joellen Armstrong  

Love it too! Her skin looks incredible and glowing... how did you do that?


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10/26/2005 9:28:50 PM

 
Tiffani S. LaNeave
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/27/2005
 

Gorgeous comp and a stunning image Michael. Excellent work!


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10/26/2005 9:33:42 PM

 
Sandy Landon
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/24/2005
 

Beautiful!!!!! Excellent in every way!!


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10/26/2005 9:56:56 PM

 
Lisa M. Marriner  

Stunning photo! Her skin does glow and her expression....amazing! nice job all the way around. Lisa


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10/26/2005 10:25:38 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Very stunning work Michael! Jeff


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10/27/2005 4:32:21 AM

 
Cherie Early
BetterPhoto Member Since: 2/1/2005
 

Absolutely stunning. All your work is fabulous. How do you get your black and whites to look so crisp?


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10/27/2005 6:24:04 AM

 
Brianne Norgaard
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/7/2005
 

Wow...a truly fantastic picture.


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10/27/2005 7:24:56 AM

 
Michael S. Swaffar
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/1/2004
 

Thank you all so much for the wonderful comments. I used difused glow and did a little extra sharpening on her face and eyes.
Thanks again!


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10/27/2005 1:20:42 PM

 
Ronald Balthazor
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/17/2002
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Talk about eye contact...Excellent, Michael.


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10/28/2005 8:59:11 PM

 
Michael S. Swaffar
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/1/2004
 

Thanks Ronald


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11/15/2005 11:12:54 PM

 
Stan J. Contrades
BetterPhoto Member Since: 9/17/2003
 

Extraordinary, exquisite and elegant all come to mind, Michael! CONGRATULATIONS on this Finalist and it wouldn't surprise me to see this once again!! Very classy portrait!!
Aloha,
Stan


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11/22/2005 11:55:52 PM

 
Brianne Norgaard
BetterPhoto Member Since: 6/7/2005
 

I had no doubt this one would place... Fantastic work.


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11/23/2005 8:18:17 AM

 
Claudette Foote
BetterPhoto Member Since: 1/22/2005
 

STUNNING PORTRAIT
LOVE THE EFFECTS..


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11/23/2005 10:11:58 AM

 
Joannie M. Bertucci
BetterPhoto Member Since: 2/17/2003
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Michael, your portrait works is just gorgeous! The skin tones and smoothness are like butter! Congrats on your finalist!


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11/23/2005 8:20:53 PM

 
Theresa  M. VanderStaay
BetterPhoto Member Since: 4/13/2005
 

This is just beautiful. So crisp and clear. She is just gorgeous too! An amazing shot....Theresa


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11/25/2005 6:57:37 AM

 
Kristian L. Stricklin
BetterPhoto Member Since: 3/12/2005
 

Amazing portrait!!


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11/26/2005 7:03:42 AM

 
Joshua T. Dyer  

This is a great photo. You are one of my favorites.


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1/26/2006 12:02:27 AM

 
Kombizz Kashani
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/26/2005
 

A very beautiful portrait of that sweet young lady with good lighting, tones & expression.
As always said MIB, Minolta Is (the) Best !


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3/2/2007 2:18:13 AM

 
Sean E. Patton  

Really Nice Shot! Perfect!


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8/24/2007 7:59:00 AM

 
Kombizz Kashani
BetterPhoto Member Since: 5/26/2005
 

great capture with good ps work


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10/9/2008 8:32:47 AM

 
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