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Sea Green II
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Sea Green II
Sea Green II
This is a resubmit & one of my favorites. I cropped it more to get the sea shell out of the way.
© LENA U. FRIEDMAN
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Sibylle Basel
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    Hi Lena!
This is a beautiful picture! You have captured your models eyes! Very nice shot, I love it!
You should enter it in one of the contests.
Sibylle Basel

6/21/2006 2:54:55 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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This is stunning! Awesome work here.

6/21/2006 4:28:13 AM

 
Carrie Scruggs
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Mezmerizing- I feel like I can't escape her eyes!

6/21/2006 5:47:31 AM

 
Debbie Del Tejo
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Great job on editing and cropping the shell out....I like it much better and we should see this again. Great job! Her eyes are beautiful!

6/21/2006 6:32:34 AM

 
Cathy Stancil
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Absolutely gorgeous !! Excellent work indeed...

6/21/2006 8:59:35 AM

 
Jim [popeyes©] Naso
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Yes, I too like this better cropped. Good eye for detail. Excellent capture!

6/21/2006 9:10:48 AM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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WOW! Awesome portrait.

6/21/2006 11:50:31 AM

 
LENA U. FRIEDMAN
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Thank you everyone! I'm glad you agree:)

6/21/2006 2:43:56 PM

 
Jane M
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It's one of my favorites and I'm glad you cropped out the shell. We should see it again Lena.

6/21/2006 8:41:54 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Lena, beautiful portrait; excellent lighting and clarity.

6/21/2006 11:33:01 PM

 
jennifer B. short
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This is even more powerful cropped. It is a beautiful image of your beautiful daughter.

6/22/2006 11:52:19 AM

 
Gisela Olsson
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Lena, I love your new crop!!

6/26/2006 3:56:58 PM

 
LENA U. FRIEDMAN
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Thank you Jane/Janine/ Jennifer & Gisela!

6/26/2006 6:19:09 PM

 
ronda chatelle
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Congratulations on your POTD. This is an unforgettable image. Simply Beautiful!

6/30/2006 12:13:39 AM

 
Paige Mills
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Absolutely, a beautiful portrait! :)

6/30/2006 12:15:15 AM

 
Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer
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Congratulations. I'm glad the judges saw the beauty in this image too.

6/30/2006 12:41:00 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Wonderful golden face, with such beautiful greens surrounding her.
Congratulations on a very deserved POTD, Lena!

6/30/2006 12:41:14 AM

 
Joy Rector
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congrats on the POTD

6/30/2006 3:09:07 AM

 
LENA U. FRIEDMAN
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Thank you so much! This was very much a shock for me, but exciting too! I appreciate all the wonderful comments and so does my daughter!

6/30/2006 3:52:16 AM

 
Vicki Hunt
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This is a beautiful portrait! What gorgeous eyes! Love the green! Congrats on POTD!

6/30/2006 3:52:34 AM

 
Gary T. Hughes
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wow what a wounderful photo great colour and great framing of subject
love ur work

6/30/2006 3:58:06 AM

 
Andree Lerat
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Good job with the crop. It is much stronger than the first. Really great portrait. :) Andree

6/30/2006 4:58:11 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Beautiful! Congrats on POTD!
The colors, her expression, but ohhh those eyes! WOW! jo ann c.

6/30/2006 5:14:48 AM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Absolutely stunning image. congrats on Potd!!

6/30/2006 5:22:26 AM

 
LENA U. FRIEDMAN
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Ohhh!!! Thank you! Thank you very much! It makes me happy to hear such great words from all of you!

6/30/2006 5:28:09 AM

 
Carolyn Foster Spano
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Lena, these are absolutely incredible!!! They take my breath away.

6/30/2006 5:33:29 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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CONGRATULATIONS !!!

6/30/2006 6:17:24 AM

 
Sharrie Thomas
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Very Nice, it's much better without the shell. Great job!! Congrats on th POTD.

6/30/2006 6:57:28 AM

 
Helen N. McHugh
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This is such a beautiful capture, Lena!I can see this gracing the cover of a magazine!Congrats on POTD!

6/30/2006 9:00:59 AM

 
Mary  Clarke
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Congratulations on POTD Lena - what a wonderful portrait!

6/30/2006 9:03:04 AM

 
Kathy C. Tugwell
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Lena,
I think you have a great start, your pictures are wonderful. You capture the emotions of the children.
Keep up the good work.

6/30/2006 9:28:45 AM

 
Nancy Grace Chen
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Gorgeous lighting, fantastic portrait. Congrats on your POTD.

6/30/2006 10:00:40 AM

 
Tori A. Woods
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she's so beautiful Lena....
you've captured her beauty....
nice portrait......Tori

6/30/2006 10:43:45 AM

 
Gisela Olsson
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Lena, Congratulations on your POTD!!!!!Well deserved!

6/30/2006 10:48:30 AM

 
Mary N C. Taitt
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Absolutely gorgoeus, Lena, congratulations on your POTD!!! Mary :-D

6/30/2006 12:58:14 PM

 
Jim [popeyes©] Naso
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Congrats on your POTD... well deserved acolades.

6/30/2006 4:12:52 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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A real beauty, congrats on your potd!

6/30/2006 9:08:15 PM

 
Luhut Napitupulu

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Nice portrait, Lena. Her eyes expression is wonderful. Congrats on your POTD!

7/1/2006 11:45:27 PM

 
LENA U. FRIEDMAN
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Thank you everyone for your wonderful praises! It means a great deal to me!
Happy shooting and Happy 4th!

7/2/2006 1:46:58 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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WOW!! BEAUTIFUL!! Congrats to you on this well deserved finalist and good luck!!!!

7/24/2006 10:41:01 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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So glad to see this beauty in the finalists, Lena ~
Congratulations, and best of luck next round!

7/25/2006 2:31:08 AM

 
Megan p
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Stunning Lena!!! Congratulations!!!

7/25/2006 4:02:16 AM

 
Jim [popeyes©] Naso
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Congrats... well deserved.

7/25/2006 4:45:14 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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Congratulations Lena on this beautiful finalist!

7/25/2006 5:22:20 AM

 
Carolyn Foster Spano
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Lena, This is one of the most beautiful shots I have ever seen. Well-deserved finalist and sure to be a winner.

7/25/2006 5:31:51 AM

 
Gisela Olsson
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Lena, congratulations!!! this is soo cool that the judges has acknowledged your TALENT and this beautiful portrait of your daughter!!

7/25/2006 7:34:45 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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OH I so agree with Carolyn!!! YAY.....and congrats!!

7/25/2006 7:45:34 AM

 

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Stunning!!!! HUGE congrats!!! :)

7/25/2006 8:05:41 AM

 
Lavone Vannoy
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Congratulations Lena!!! This is truly a remarkable image!! :)

7/25/2006 8:20:37 AM

 
Kathy C. Tugwell
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Congrats Lena
Kathy T.

7/25/2006 2:10:29 PM

 
Candy Avera
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Beautiful! Congratulations Lena.

7/25/2006 2:23:24 PM

 
RC  Fritz
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Congratulations, Lena!

7/25/2006 5:37:57 PM

 
Sibylle Basel
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Congratulations Lena, on being a finalist! I hope you win!
Sibylle

7/25/2006 5:47:31 PM

 
Ronald F. Fischer
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Congratulations on this awesome finalist!

7/25/2006 6:44:21 PM

 
Jane M
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Congrats from me too! I expect it to figure in the next round Lena!

7/25/2006 7:09:53 PM

 
Susana Heide
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This is truly a magnificient portrait Lena!!! I also think this will be a WINNER! Congrats on your finalist!

7/25/2006 10:05:25 PM

 
Suzy Betancourt
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Lena, gorgeous photo.
the green gem color is magnificant.
I get the impression of a mermaid in the islands.

Congrats
Suzy

7/26/2006 12:46:36 PM

 
Tiffani S. LaNeave
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CONGRATS!!! Love your work! Aweosme image!:)

7/26/2006 6:42:30 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Congratulations on this awesome image, Lena!!!

7/26/2006 6:44:33 PM

 
LENA U. FRIEDMAN
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Thank you sooooo much everyone! It's such wonderful support and praise!!!

7/26/2006 11:09:18 PM

 
Michael S. Swaffar
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Congratulations Lena!! So much to love here, great job!!

7/27/2006 9:06:20 AM

 
She-She Killough
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Magnificent!! Big Congrats on your 2nd place win!!

7/27/2006 10:16:32 PM

 
jennifer B. short
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I am so glad to see this win. You deserve this sooooo much. Jennifer

7/27/2006 11:18:40 PM

 
Mary K. Robison
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CONGRATULATIONS, Lena! So great when a re-submit makes it to the upper levels! This really deserves its win!

7/28/2006 12:01:51 AM

 
Jim [popeyes©] Naso
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Congrats on your well deserved win.

7/28/2006 12:34:32 AM

 
Laura S. Brophy
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Congratulations Lena! This is a stunning photo...so glad to see it as a winner.

7/28/2006 4:13:10 AM

 
Megan p
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Congratulations Lena, this is soooooo fabulous!!!!

7/28/2006 4:22:45 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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Congratulations Lena, I'm so happy for you, this is beautiful!

7/28/2006 4:32:33 AM

 
Daniel G. Flocke
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Lena - Great composition, Congratulations on your 2nd Place Winner!!!

~Daniel

7/28/2006 4:52:45 AM

 
Judyann Plante
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Just gorgeous, Lena! Congratulations on this well-deserved win!!!

Judyann ><>

7/28/2006 6:50:13 AM

 
Jane M
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If I was a betting person my money would have been on this one for second!! WTG Lena!

7/28/2006 7:21:09 AM

 
Candy Avera
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Congratulations on your second place win Lena. This is an amazing portrait!

7/28/2006 8:40:31 AM

 
Elizabeth Beaudoin
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Congratulations Lena! :O)

7/28/2006 10:43:57 AM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Beautiful Portrait! Congratulations on your win, Lena!<:))

7/28/2006 11:38:51 PM

 
LENA U. FRIEDMAN
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Thank You to Everyone for all your wonderful comments! It is so greatly appreciated and warms my very heart! Once again, THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

7/29/2006 4:37:41 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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Congrats on your WIN. Lena!! §8^D}

7/29/2006 9:42:42 AM

 
Wende Trew
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I new this was a WINNER!!! CONGRATS Lena!! VERY well deserved!!!

7/29/2006 5:16:47 PM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Beautifully done Lena; congrats on your wonderful winning image! Jeff

7/29/2006 6:32:43 PM

 
Leanne M.E. Boyd
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Gorgeous portrait, Lena - congrats on your win!

7/30/2006 7:06:34 AM

 
Gen Nagase
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Congratulations on your great win, Lena!!!

7/30/2006 8:07:37 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Lena, congratulations on your Second Place win.

7/30/2006 9:49:45 PM

 
Gary T. Hughes
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congrats on your win
i can see why u won great work

7/30/2006 11:48:11 PM

 
Lynn Crawford
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congrats on this win Lena, It is such a beautiful capture of this young girl, love the use of the net as a veil, great idea, wonderful expression on her face and great colors :)

8/2/2006 5:44:36 AM

 
Tonya Shackelford
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Congratulations, Lena!! This is such a gorgeous capture!

8/2/2006 1:39:40 PM

 
Laura Stetser
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This is stunning! The colors and clarity are so striking - congratulations on your win! :)

8/18/2006 8:29:54 AM

 
She-She Killough
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SO STUNNING Lena! One of my all time favorites!! Congratulations!!

10/9/2006 8:05:55 AM

 
Amit Sheokand
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The colors and clarity are awe inspiring...great work

7/29/2007 6:25:12 AM

 
Corné Arts
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Wonderful photo! Colours and the expression on the face move me. Congratulations, Corné

7/30/2007 11:55:37 AM

 
Usman Bajwa
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Belated congratz on the WINNER image, Lena. I really enjoyed my time visiting your fabulous gallery which is full of some exquisite shots.

UB.

12/9/2009 1:12:34 AM

 
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