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A Vision Of............ Photo Contest Finalist
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© Michael S. Swaffar
Minolta Maxxum 7D ...
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.

10/26/2005 8:55:56 PM

Pamela Shane
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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.

10/26/2005 9:02:44 PM

Claude Tomaro

member since: 6/16/2005

Wow! Amazing light and composition. Great picture.

10/26/2005 9:05:59 PM

Kimberly J. Whipps
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member since: 1/10/2005

This is incredible. Really beautiful work.

10/26/2005 9:19:31 PM

Margot Petrowski
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member since: 8/14/2004

Just stunning!!!

10/26/2005 9:24:33 PM

Joellen Armstrong

member since: 10/27/2004

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

10/26/2005 9:28:50 PM

Tiffani S. LaNeave
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member since: 1/27/2005

Gorgeous comp and a stunning image Michael. Excellent work!

10/26/2005 9:33:42 PM

Sandy Landon
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member since: 3/24/2005

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

10/26/2005 9:56:56 PM

Lisa M. Marriner

member since: 2/23/2005

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

10/26/2005 10:25:38 PM

Jeff W. Robinson
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Very stunning work Michael! Jeff

10/27/2005 4:32:21 AM

Cherie Early
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member since: 2/1/2005

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

10/27/2005 6:24:04 AM

Brianne Norgaard
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member since: 6/7/2005

Wow...a truly fantastic picture.

10/27/2005 7:24:56 AM

Michael S. Swaffar
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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!

10/27/2005 1:20:42 PM

Ronald Balthazor
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member since: 11/17/2002

Talk about eye contact...Excellent, Michael.

10/28/2005 8:59:11 PM

Michael S. Swaffar
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member since: 8/1/2004

Thanks Ronald

11/15/2005 11:12:54 PM

Stan J. Contrades
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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!!

11/22/2005 11:55:52 PM

Brianne Norgaard
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member since: 6/7/2005

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

11/23/2005 8:18:17 AM

Claudette Foote
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11/23/2005 10:11:58 AM

Joannie M. Bertucci
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Michael, your portrait works is just gorgeous! The skin tones and smoothness are like butter! Congrats on your finalist!

11/23/2005 8:20:53 PM

Theresa  M. VanderStaay
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member since: 4/13/2005

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

11/25/2005 6:57:37 AM

Kristian L. Stricklin
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member since: 3/12/2005

Amazing portrait!!

11/26/2005 7:03:42 AM

Joshua T. Dyer

member since: 9/28/2003

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

1/26/2006 12:02:27 AM

Kombizz Kashani
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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 !

3/2/2007 2:18:13 AM

Sean E. Patton

member since: 9/7/2005

Really Nice Shot! Perfect!

8/24/2007 7:59:00 AM

Kombizz Kashani
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member since: 5/26/2005

great capture with good ps work

10/9/2008 8:32:47 AM

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