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*September 2006 ~ People*

~50mm, f/5, 1/100, no flash~

*backlit w/sunset light, portrait skin softener and very slight painted filter applied*


© Sherry S. Boles
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Joy Rector
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    beautiful

8/24/2006 5:11:51 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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So pretty, I love the soft painted look, very nice. (Great title and phrase!)

8/24/2006 5:22:31 AM

 
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Love her skin tones. Nice shot of this pretty young lady.

8/24/2006 5:22:53 AM

 
Terri L. Scribner
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Love her pose and great work on this beautiful shot!!

8/24/2006 5:31:07 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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Yes, her skin tones are beautiful in this as the colors too!!! Great expression she is giving!!

8/24/2006 5:44:19 AM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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Gorgeous! how do you get such amazing skin tones????

8/24/2006 6:14:14 AM

 
Jane M
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Lovely colors and composition

8/24/2006 6:30:55 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Beautiful shot Sherry! Love the effects!
I like that you left her band aide in.

8/24/2006 6:33:26 AM

 
Donna M. Whipkey

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Such a nice photo. Excellent work!

8/24/2006 6:40:36 AM

 
Wende Trew
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Beautiful Sherry!!!

8/24/2006 6:42:20 AM

 
Valarie Paris
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Wonderful shot! Nicely done.

8/24/2006 6:57:31 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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lovely pov and portrait Shelly (ac)

8/24/2006 7:04:12 AM

 
S?ren Wettergreen
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Lovely portrait ;o)

8/24/2006 7:10:31 AM

 
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Nice colors in the shot. I love red and yellow. She is a beautiful girl such soulful eyes! Nice shot!

8/24/2006 7:36:26 AM

 
Milan Banik
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nice reflaction on face make this so beautiful!

8/24/2006 8:02:30 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Sherry, excellent clarity, lighting, detail and exposure.

8/24/2006 6:14:24 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Joy, Sharon, Kerby, Terri, Chastity, Denise, Jane, Michelle, Donna, Wende, Valerie, Audrey, Soren, Kelly, Milan and Janine: Thank you all so much for your comments...I appreciate them so much! :)

8/24/2006 7:11:43 PM

 
Alice Lero
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Just loooook at those eyes....wonderful! :)

8/25/2006 7:56:03 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Wow Sherry...this is gorgeous..photo and model too:) Love that look on her face.

8/25/2006 8:08:17 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thanks, Alice and Kristi!

8/25/2006 8:09:42 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Sherry, excellent portrait with perfect ligthing, colors and composition.

8/27/2006 6:36:12 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you very much, Graeme!

8/27/2006 8:05:19 PM

 
Mary C. Legg
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facial expression and lighting are very persuasive here-- the backdrop is very effective in alluding that life is a bit on the rough side or maybe we might be on the wrong side of the fence. good use of symbol and allusion as well as colors. very effective overall.

9/29/2006 2:49:48 AM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you, Mary!

9/29/2006 2:53:27 AM

 
Alice Lero
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Sherry...I am back again. Your pictures are amazing. This is a wonderful shot! Her expression is priceless. The coloring is perfect. I absolutely love this shot! :)

9/29/2006 8:42:18 AM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thanks for stopping by again, Alice! I really appreciate your comments! :)

9/29/2006 10:52:53 PM

 
Lavone Vannoy
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WOOOOHOOO BABY!!!! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS my friend!!!!

10/26/2006 1:44:02 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Huge congratulations Sherry on this wonderful finalist!!!!! WTG!!!

10/26/2006 2:16:05 PM

 
Megan p
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Wow Sherry I missed this before!! Stuuning!! Congratulations!!

10/26/2006 2:26:06 PM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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One of my favs! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!

10/26/2006 4:26:10 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Congrats Sherry.

10/26/2006 6:10:18 PM

 
LENA U. FRIEDMAN
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HIP! HIP! HOOOOORAYYYYY!!!Congrats, girl! You racked up 5 finalists.... Very excited for you! Well -deserved for a wonderful photographer!

10/26/2006 6:21:58 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Congratulations AGAIN and AGAIN!!! You Go GIRL!!!! Awesome Work!!! :0)

10/26/2006 7:27:10 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and Best Of Luck in the next round Sherry. A stunning portrait and gorgeous young lady as well!

10/26/2006 7:58:11 PM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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Superb and stunning finalist Sherry...I just love the work you and your daughter create

10/26/2006 7:59:49 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Lavone, Renee, Megan, Denise, Tonya, Lena, Datha, Kristi and Kenneth: Thank you all so much! You really put a smile on my face! :)

10/26/2006 9:10:32 PM

 
Carolyn Foster Spano
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Congrats on all of your wonderful finalists Sherry. Wonderful work indeed!

10/27/2006 6:10:34 AM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Congrats

10/27/2006 6:29:44 AM

 
Dr Silly
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Congrats Sherry. :O)

10/27/2006 7:31:45 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Sherry, congratulations on your finalist.

10/27/2006 9:08:37 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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congrats, again!

10/27/2006 9:34:35 AM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations again, Sherry! :)

10/27/2006 1:22:41 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you, Carolyn, Bobbie, Dr.S, Janine, Laura and Jenny! :)

10/27/2006 1:31:08 PM

 
Sharon K. King
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So glad to see this one again, Congratulations!

10/27/2006 2:11:08 PM

 
Candy Avera
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Congratulations Sherry!

10/27/2006 5:17:17 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Gorgeous girl and portrait!! Congratulations!!

10/27/2006 5:37:41 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you, Sharon, Candy and Donna!

10/27/2006 7:33:28 PM

 

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Congrats to you Sherry!!

10/27/2006 8:58:00 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you, Trula!

10/27/2006 9:22:40 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Congrats, Sherry!<:))

10/27/2006 11:06:37 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Awesome Sherry! What A Pretty Face And An Excellent Portrait, Congrats And Good Luck To You;-)

10/28/2006 8:22:49 AM

 
Milan Banik
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oh love to see this here.
Congratulations

10/28/2006 12:04:07 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you very much, Lorraine, Terry and Milan!

10/28/2006 5:31:59 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Yeah!!!! Congratulations on this wonderful 2nd Place Win Sherry!!!

10/28/2006 11:46:40 PM

 
Brian Lobdell
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Wow, Sherry! This is a really superb portrait! Your filter effects achieved such amazing soft skin tones that have such a rich look.... Congratulations on this 2nd place winner!!

10/29/2006 12:18:38 AM

 
Evy Johansen
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Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Sherry!!

10/29/2006 12:47:26 AM

 
Kenneth Mucke
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Way to go Sherry...Big Congrats to you on your win

10/29/2006 1:01:15 AM

 
Lani J
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Awesome portrait and very much deserved. CONGRATULATIONS on your winner, Sherry!! :o)

10/29/2006 1:44:38 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your win Sherry :O)

10/29/2006 2:01:21 AM

 
Laurence Saliba
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Big Congrats on your win Sherry!!!

10/29/2006 2:17:24 AM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on this captivating winner, Sherry!

10/29/2006 2:58:51 AM

 
Rakesh Syal
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Congratulations on this wonderful 2nd Place Win, Sherry!!!

10/29/2006 3:29:57 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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This is just an awesome portrait, Sherry, congratulations on this well deserved win!

10/29/2006 3:35:36 AM

 
Megan p
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Congratulations Sherry!!!!! I am so excited for you!!! :):)

10/29/2006 3:51:47 AM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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Congrats.

10/29/2006 4:11:03 AM

 
William C. Raco
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How very beautiful!
Wonderful color, light, composition and pose.
Congratulations Sherry!

Bill

10/29/2006 4:32:20 AM

 
Wende Trew
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BIG Congrats Sherry on this fantastic WINNER!!!! Very well deserved!!!!!

10/29/2006 4:33:46 AM

 
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SO AWESOME SHERRY!! Many COngrats to you on this BEAUTIFUL WINNER!!!

10/29/2006 5:20:29 AM

 
Terri L. Scribner
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Congratulations, Sherry!! A beautiful winning image!

10/29/2006 5:37:22 AM

 
Michelle R. Kovach
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Congratulations Sherry!

10/29/2006 5:48:37 AM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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Congrats Sherry!!!! I'm so happy for you!

10/29/2006 5:58:00 AM

 
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Congrats, Sherry!!!

10/29/2006 6:05:24 AM

 
Candy Avera
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Hooray for you Sherry! Congratulations.

10/29/2006 6:09:41 AM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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BEAUTIFUL SHERRY!!! I don't know how I missed this before!!! CONGRATS ON YOUR WIN!!!!

10/29/2006 6:36:44 AM

 
Linda Proctor
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Congratulations Sherry !!!!

10/29/2006 7:02:11 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Congratulations!!!!

10/29/2006 7:14:01 AM

 
Deborah  Sandidge
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Beautiful portrait, congratulations Sherry!

10/29/2006 7:20:45 AM

 
Jill Flynn
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Beautiful portrait Sherry. Your treatment is perfection. Congratulations on your win!

10/29/2006 7:32:26 AM

 
Tamera Phillips
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Congrats Sherry on your win!

10/29/2006 7:47:49 AM

 
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Congratulations on this very beautiful portrait and winning image, Sherry!!!:)

10/29/2006 8:22:34 AM

 
Milan Banik
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great great great,,,,,,,,,Congratulations

10/29/2006 8:30:43 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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CONGRATULATIONS SHERRY!!! :0)

10/29/2006 8:53:06 AM

 
Susana Heide
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She's so pretty! And your capture of this moment is priceless! Well done! CONGRATS Sherry!!

10/29/2006 9:39:56 AM

 
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Sherry, Congratulations on your win!!

10/29/2006 9:53:07 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner.

10/29/2006 10:52:48 AM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you all so much! I've read and truely appreciate each of your comments!! :)

10/29/2006 11:11:02 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Congrats!

10/29/2006 12:31:38 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Congratulations on your second place win, Sherry!<:))

10/29/2006 12:46:19 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Sherry, congratulations on your Second Place Win!

10/29/2006 2:33:23 PM

 
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Congrats on this outstaning win!!

10/29/2006 3:16:51 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations Sherry on your beautiful winner!

10/29/2006 4:02:16 PM

 
Sharon  Day
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Congratulations on your win, Sherry!!!

10/29/2006 4:55:02 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations Sherry on this fantastic winner!!! I'm so glad to see this one make it!

10/29/2006 6:56:40 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Congrats on this wonderful winner!

10/29/2006 8:47:20 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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Congrats on this wonderful winner!

10/29/2006 8:47:25 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you all for your comments...I really appreciate them! :)

10/30/2006 5:25:13 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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Congratulations on this fantastic WIN!

10/30/2006 4:43:01 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you, RC!

10/30/2006 7:22:45 PM

 
Donna M. Whipkey

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Congratulations on your win! What a fantastic photo!

10/31/2006 10:08:15 AM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you, Donna!

10/31/2006 12:07:58 PM

 
Cathy M. Gromball
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Congratulations on your Second Place win, Sherry! Wonderful photo with wonderful lighting!

Cathy :)

11/2/2006 8:59:07 AM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you, Cathy!

11/2/2006 1:32:29 PM

 
Laura Stetser
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Congratulations Sherry!!!! :)

11/25/2006 8:53:23 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Thank you, Laura!

11/25/2006 9:04:17 PM

 
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