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Annabella Photo Contest GRAND PRIZE Winner
Nov.3 2005
© Erinn Aloi
Canon EOS 1Ds Digi...
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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    Awe, newborns are so sweet. Lovely shot, Erinn!

11/13/2005 9:22:14 AM

Joyce S. Bowley
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This is just precious.

11/13/2005 9:29:37 AM

Erinn Aloi
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Thanks guys! I appreciate you nice comments!

11/13/2005 9:35:36 AM

Alison Greenwood
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Beautiful portrait. Rare to catch a smile so young. Well done!

11/13/2005 11:07:33 AM

Wende Trew
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This is soooo adorable Erinn!!! Love that smile! PRICELESS!!!

11/13/2005 1:32:51 PM

Kimberly J. Whipps
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Wow, this is wonderful. Perfect capture.

11/13/2005 1:54:39 PM

Janessa L. Taber-Webb
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Oh-how sweet....Look at that precious little face!

11/13/2005 2:06:47 PM

Janine Russell
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Errin, beautiful portrait of Annabella.

11/13/2005 2:52:14 PM

Nicole Kessel

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Absolutely adorable! What a wonderful capture of such a beautiful little face!

11/13/2005 3:58:48 PM

Kay E. Mahoney
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Adorable capture. Beautiful baby. Love that smile. Made me smile when I saw it.

11/13/2005 5:07:43 PM

Brianne Norgaard
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Great shot, Erinn. I love the comp of this and the softness is great. Of course, the expression is priceless!! I'm even a fan of the color -- out of the "norm" for me!!

11/13/2005 7:45:27 PM

Darragh Jestico
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What a remarkable portrait!! I love it, it's a great shot!

11/13/2005 8:08:41 PM

Callie A. Rowell
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What a great capture!

11/13/2005 10:01:36 PM

Erinn Aloi
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Thanks everyone, wow, I am blushing! lol Brianne, I used a midnight sepia action and sort of played with the saturation....

11/14/2005 5:24:24 AM

Tiffani S. LaNeave
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Awesome capture!!! Incredible expression! Great job!

11/14/2005 6:36:52 PM

Vince Warwick
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Simply stunning, great lighting and feel to the image.

Very Well! taken.

Congratulations and good luck in the final.


12/20/2005 2:43:53 AM

Erinn Aloi
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Gosh, thanks everyone! and Happy Holidays to All!

12/20/2005 4:44:16 AM

Alison Greenwood
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Congratulations on becoming a finalist Erin! :o)

12/20/2005 4:47:52 AM

Nicole Grimsley

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Congrats on being a finalist! Well deserved. I'm not sure what I like best...the cute little smile or the perfect little baby hairs on her shoulder! Too cute!

12/20/2005 9:39:19 AM

Amanda Price
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SO sweet! Congrats!

12/20/2005 10:15:22 AM

Lori S. Aschbrenner
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Congratulations on this precious image!

12/21/2005 12:17:09 AM

Shannon L. Becker

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so incredibly precious! such a beautiful baby girl and I love her name too!

12/21/2005 11:42:46 AM

Donamari T.  DAndrea

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Erin! Congrats!! A timeless moment in a timeless image. Well done my friend!

12/21/2005 2:02:50 PM

Robert Mann
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Gorgeous image, Erin! So sweet and adorable...the smile is everything and the sofness is devine! Many congrats on your win!

12/22/2005 10:15:29 PM

Natalie Kimball
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Congratulations on your win Erin! What an adorable image that I can't believe I didn't see before now. Just precious!

12/22/2005 10:40:47 PM

Susana Heide
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This melts my heart.... just tooooo sweet!!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your GRAND accomplishment!!!! It's great to see this kind of image take the big one!!

12/22/2005 10:47:38 PM

Linda D. Lester
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Congratulations on this awesome win!!!!

12/22/2005 10:48:55 PM

kerby lee pfrangle
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Congratulations on your grand prize win.

Very sweet image. Job well done.


12/22/2005 11:02:45 PM

Evy Johansen
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Adorable image!!! Big congratulations on your Grand Prize!

12/22/2005 11:26:53 PM

Amanda Price
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12/22/2005 11:50:09 PM

Martin J. Preslar
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Congrats on your Grand Prize victory! This is a truly amazing image! Bravo!!!!!!

12/23/2005 12:45:24 AM

Vince Warwick
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Well deserved. Congratulations.


12/23/2005 1:03:09 AM

Andre Marhaug
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Way to go!. Big congrats on your Grand Prize. Beautiful.

12/23/2005 1:47:54 AM

William C. Raco
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What a wonderful smile.
Congratulations, Erinn!


12/23/2005 2:22:28 AM

Donamari T.  DAndrea

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Erinn!! Way to go! Congrats my friend on this amazing win!!

12/23/2005 3:18:21 AM

Megan p
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THis is absolutley wonderful!!!! Huge congratulations on this fabulous image!!

12/23/2005 4:38:40 AM

Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your wonderful win. So adorable.

12/23/2005 4:43:24 AM

Erinn Aloi
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oh my gosh!!!! I am so excited!
Thanks to all of you for your wonderful comments! ( I'm blushing!)
Erinn :-)

12/23/2005 4:49:48 AM

Laura Clay-Ballard
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SWEET winning image! congrats

12/23/2005 5:03:56 AM

Jodi Mercier

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Just precious! congratualations Erinn.

12/23/2005 5:04:53 AM

Tom Andersen
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Annabella looks as if she's having a sweet dream, just as I would guess you will have tonight after winning the Grand Prize! Congratulations, Erinn!

12/23/2005 5:05:35 AM

Jeff Lovinger
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Fantastic "Grand Prize" win. Well deserved congratulations.

12/23/2005 5:32:03 AM

Desiree M. Bento
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A beautiful winning image. I am always amazed at how newborns smile every now and then all on their own...the angels make them smile :) Congratulations!

12/23/2005 5:36:40 AM

Eleanor Caputo
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What a beautiful expession on this precious baby's face. She is happy about something in her own little world. Congratulations on a well deserved win!!

12/23/2005 6:24:16 AM

Barbara Helgason
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BEAUTIFUL!!! Congratulations Erinn!

12/23/2005 6:38:23 AM

Chris Macer

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Congrats on the Grand Prize win!!

12/23/2005 6:57:47 AM

Sylvia Rossler
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Wonderful winner Erinn !!!
Congratulations :O)

12/23/2005 6:58:02 AM

Alison Greenwood
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Congratulations Erinn! :o)

12/23/2005 7:14:07 AM

Claudia Kuhn
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Congrats Erinn on your Grand Prize Winner! Precious capture!

12/23/2005 8:11:14 AM

Jill Flynn
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A big congratulations on your Grand Prize win Erinn!!

12/23/2005 8:54:20 AM

Terry L. Ellis
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Splendid, Erinn, congratulations on your Grand Prize win!!!

12/23/2005 9:18:19 AM

Alana Ibe
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A precious photo!!! Congratulations on your win!!!

12/23/2005 9:47:52 AM

Kay Beausoleil
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Congratulations on your Grand Prize win, Erinn, for such a sweet image!

12/23/2005 10:03:20 AM

Claudette Foote
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SWEET winning image!
Congratulations on your Grand Prize win, Erinn

12/23/2005 10:15:53 AM

Wendy Stevenson
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Big congrats on this absolutely adorable GRAND PRIZE win!! WTG Erinn!!! Beautifully done!

12/23/2005 10:16:14 AM

Dee Langevin
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Beautiful portrait, beautiful baby, beautiful smile. Congratulations on the Grand Prize!!!

12/23/2005 10:19:39 AM

Goshka G.
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Many congrats on this winning smile, Erinn!!

12/23/2005 10:53:07 AM

Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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How very sweet!! Great photo and outstanding win!!!! Congratulations!!

12/23/2005 11:01:53 AM

Hendrik Storme
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Congratulations!!Very sweet!!!

12/23/2005 11:16:53 AM

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Congrats on your win. This is an adorable image.

12/23/2005 12:28:57 PM

Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on your Grand Prize win, Erinn!

Cathy :)

12/23/2005 12:43:29 PM

Peter Mantione
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Contrats on your big win and beautiful image!

Peter Mantione

12/23/2005 1:36:34 PM

Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful Grand Prize Win, Erinn!!

12/23/2005 5:51:31 PM

Kathleen Clemons
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Adorable, Erinn, congrats!

12/23/2005 5:58:11 PM

Cora Miller
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What a sweet expression you captured. Congratulations!

12/23/2005 9:01:59 PM

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big congratulations!!!

12/23/2005 9:19:04 PM

Janessa L. Taber-Webb
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12/23/2005 10:18:17 PM

Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Great winning shot, Congratulations!!!

12/24/2005 4:10:52 AM

Donna J. Eaton
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Adorable image! Congratulations on your Grand Prize Win!!!

12/24/2005 4:54:43 AM

Donna W. Neal
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Congratulations on this wonderful Grand Prize Winner!

12/24/2005 6:02:32 AM

Jennifer Jones
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Absolutely perfect! Congratulations on your Grand Prize placement.

12/24/2005 7:05:48 AM

Gary Minish
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Comfort, Trust, Love and Peace ... all in one photo! If only the rest of the world could get there. It may be the November Grand Prize but it is very appropriate that it was displayed in December. Congratulations on a very fine portrait and the Grand Prize, Annabella!

12/24/2005 9:53:35 AM

Anita Taylor
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So simple and timeless. Love the peaceful smile on the babies face and the trust shown with just a hand to sleep on. Beautifully done :) Congratulations on your Grand Prize win!

12/24/2005 6:35:35 PM

Theresa Marie Jones
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The BEST of the BEST!
Congratulations on this sweet angel smile!!

12/24/2005 6:54:09 PM

Janessa L. Taber-Webb
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how was your lighting set up in this photograph?

12/24/2005 10:26:33 PM

Krista C. Reid
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Congratulations Erinn. Beautiful shot!

12/25/2005 6:02:28 AM

Katleen R. Struckle
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Congrats on you beautiful win!!

12/25/2005 9:27:17 AM

Erinn Aloi
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Janessa, It was available window light ( afternoon in late October).

Again, I'd like to thank everyone for all your congratulatory comments! It's so nice of all of you to take the time to write!

12/25/2005 7:46:07 PM

Julie P. Torregrossa
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This is such a beautiful picture. A big congratulations on your win!

12/26/2005 7:11:54 PM

Laura Summers

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A smile that makes you smile. What a wonderful image Erinn, Congrats!

12/27/2005 1:24:38 PM

Monika Sapek
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Very sweet photo, Erinn! Many congratulations on your Grand Prize Win!

12/27/2005 7:29:03 PM

Diane Dupuis-Kallos
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Totally adorable! Congrats!!!

12/28/2005 7:22:40 AM

Teri A. Fiske
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Congratulations! This is so beautiful!

12/30/2005 9:56:17 AM

Laura E. OConnor
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Great shot! Sweet! Congrats on your Grand Prize win!!!!

1/1/2006 9:51:52 AM

Stefan G
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Wonderful picture! Congratulations, Erinn!

1/2/2006 8:21:43 PM

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congrats...this is so beautiful!

1/3/2006 1:15:11 PM

Marta Azevedo
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great work. Congrats

1/8/2006 10:15:50 AM

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Congrats Erinn, good to finally see a "baby" image that the Grand Prize. what a sweet and beautiful image. Melts my heart..

1/8/2006 5:14:34 PM

Tammy Scott
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What a beautiful image! Wonderful capture! Congratulations!

1/9/2006 5:49:56 PM

Roxana Kat 2
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MAGIC! Congratulations!

1/15/2006 11:04:31 AM

Tammy McAllister
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Big congratulations on such a lovely win! Very well taken

1/23/2006 12:13:06 PM

Morteza Safataj
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Wow , fabulous , Lovely child.

3/2/2006 8:30:12 AM


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Beautiful capture Erinn !
Congratulations on your Grand Prize win!

10/30/2006 6:10:10 PM

Elmer  E. Fleagle

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The smile on this little face makes you wonder. What could a new born be thinking. It must be good what ever it is. GREAT photo.

11/27/2007 5:06:21 PM

Joyce ONeil
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I could look at this for hours! Perfect!

1/9/2008 8:59:26 AM

Candice  L. Carter
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Wonderfully captured! Exquisite! Brillant and so sweet!

6/10/2008 7:10:46 PM

Kombizz Kashani
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what a beautiful composition

7/28/2008 12:12:53 PM

Laura E. Swan
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MORE than adorable! Congrats on the Grand Prize Gold here, Errin!



-Laura Swan

P.S. This was just now scrolling in the winners circle of BP. :)

1/1/2011 12:33:45 AM

Laura E. Swan
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I spelled your name wrong. Sorry Erinn!

1/1/2011 12:38:07 AM

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