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G I G G L E S
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
G I G G L E S
G I G G L E S
f/8, 1/200, ISO-50.
© Erica Murphy
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cheryl m. phillips
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    LOVE this one, Erica! what a happy face and I love the tones!
Nice job,
~cp

4/6/2007 7:33:07 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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Gorgeous!!!!!! I love this!!! :)

4/6/2007 7:37:18 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you Cheryl and Chastity!

Erica

4/6/2007 8:43:03 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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This is a sure fire winner, lovely composition here Erica...Dominick

4/6/2007 9:45:46 AM

 
Stephanie D. Moon
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beautiful portrait, Erica.

4/6/2007 10:34:15 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you so much Dominick and Stephanie!

Erica

4/6/2007 1:40:56 PM

 
Sharon Seaward
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What a wonderful shot! I love the tones also.

4/6/2007 3:23:26 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Stunning!!! Wonderful use of selective color.

4/6/2007 3:41:42 PM

 
Christy Nichols
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Oh wow, this is Gorgeous, Erica!!!

4/6/2007 9:11:01 PM

 
Anna Diederich
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Wonderful shot Erica!! Love the post processing you did here. I'm guessing that we'll see this one again!

4/7/2007 12:30:50 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you so much for the nice comments Sharon, Lisa, Christy, and Anna!! Much appreciated!

Erica

4/7/2007 9:46:44 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Woohoo.. It is in the Editor's Picks!! Good luck!!!

7/11/2007 6:41:43 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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BIG THANXS Kara!!! If it goes does well, I owe you! Thanks so much for suggesting this photo.

Erica

7/11/2007 7:59:07 AM

 
Mick Burkey
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Beautiful portrait, Erica! Great pose and wonderful work on the colors and tone.

7/12/2007 12:16:23 PM

 
Amanda Chapman
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saw this portrait in EFP!
I absolutely adore this image!

7/13/2007 6:48:37 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks so much Mick and Amanda! I appreciate your comments very much!

Erica

7/13/2007 9:31:00 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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Beautiful conrgats!!!!!!!! :)

8/27/2007 12:51:12 PM

 
Heidi  Brand

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Beautiful and fun. Congratulations on another finalist.

8/27/2007 1:44:28 PM

 
Anna Diederich
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Erica!

8/27/2007 2:08:48 PM

 
Regina  L. Rickert
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Congratulations on all of your gorgeous finalists, Erica!

8/27/2007 5:16:25 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Well, here it is again...:) I love this!! I really hope to see GOLD under it... And not an EFP...:)

Congrats to you!!!

8/27/2007 5:53:21 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks Chastity, Heidi, Anna, and Lexi and a big thanks to you Kara for suggesting this photo for the montly theme!

Erica

8/27/2007 6:02:31 PM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations again, Erica! Fabulous finalist!

8/27/2007 8:06:36 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you Terry!

Erica

8/27/2007 8:28:32 PM

 
Erin Kirsten
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I love this - what a fun shot with great technicals... a well deserved finalist! Congrats!!

8/28/2007 7:38:11 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks Erin!

Erica

8/28/2007 8:21:59 AM

 
Erin Kirsten
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Congratulations - I KNEW I would see this here. Wonderful work!

8/29/2007 9:22:14 AM

 
Terry L. McKaig

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Well deserved! This is so beautiful and creative! Congratulations Erica!

8/29/2007 10:32:28 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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I remember this the first time around; just terrific! So glad you resub'd it! Congratulations!

8/29/2007 10:50:41 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks so much for the nice words Erin, Terry, and Christopher. I BIG HUGE THANKS to KARA H. for suggesting I re-enter this photo. THANKS AGAIN KARA!

Erica

8/29/2007 11:01:35 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations, Erica, on your excellent Second Place win! It is very striking.

8/29/2007 11:42:34 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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You ROCK!!!!!!! HUGE congrats on this brilliant image!

8/29/2007 12:01:02 PM

 
Emily E. Bem
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Girl, you just can't go wrong, can ya? :)

CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

8/29/2007 12:30:27 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Wooohoooo!!!!! Go Erica.... Go Erica!!!!

You sooooo deserve this... I do love this shot... And I am thrilled to see it earn a GOLD.... You are very welcome.... But you did all the work... I just saw the mothly theme potential..:)

8/29/2007 1:06:34 PM

 
Anna Diederich
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Congratulations on your win Erica! This one is just perfection!

8/29/2007 1:51:08 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner.

8/29/2007 2:02:30 PM

 
Daniella Puente
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Wonderful natural portrait! congrats Erica is a perfect winner :)))

8/29/2007 2:14:09 PM

 
Steven E. Ray
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This is outstanding Erica, the model is amazing and the costume perfect. Congratulations on your well deserved second place winner!

8/29/2007 3:19:44 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks again to Terry, Chastity, Emily, Kara, Anna, Kay, Daniella and Steven.

8/29/2007 4:44:33 PM

 
Julie Metcalf

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WOW Erica, this is stunning. Congrats on your 2nd place.

8/29/2007 6:42:47 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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WOW.. Awesome portrait, Erica! Big congratulations on your well deserved win!

8/29/2007 8:52:47 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you JMe and Evy!!!

Erica

8/29/2007 8:57:57 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Congratulations!!!
This is FABULOUS!!!
--Lisa

8/31/2007 6:25:51 AM

 
Janine Russell
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Erica, big congratulations on your Second Place Win!

8/31/2007 10:02:28 PM

 
Regina  L. Rickert
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Woo-hoo! Congratulations on your gorgeous win, Erica!

9/1/2007 6:20:31 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thank you VERY much Lisa, Janine, and Lexi!

Erica

9/1/2007 7:11:08 AM

 
Meg Campbell-Back
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Erica this is fantastic! so glamourous! congrats on your win, go you good thing you!

9/2/2007 11:55:13 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks so much Meg!!

Erica

9/3/2007 7:21:39 AM

 
Jennifer A. Lambert
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This Should Be On The Cover of a Magazine. Fabulous shot !!!!!!!! Beautiful Model with a smile so real and true !! Couldn't have done any better on this one...it's Perfection !
Blessings, Jenny N Bama

5/3/2008 10:14:08 AM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Erica this is lovely, as is your entire gallery. You have a wonderful talent. Keep up the awesome work.

5/29/2008 9:28:53 AM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks so much Jennifer and Kathy!

5/29/2008 10:13:53 AM

 
Barbara Waldoch
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Wonderful shot, Erica!

11/15/2008 11:25:47 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks so much Barbara!

11/16/2008 7:57:08 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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You are so AMAZINGLY TALENTED Erica!!! This is just OUT OF THIS WORLD GORGEOUS!!! Congratulations on your win!

I look forward to seeing you again!!

Donna

3/2/2009 4:30:55 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks so much Donna!! I know we'll meet again soon!!

3/2/2009 4:37:42 PM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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Wow, You rocked this portrait. LOVE IT. YOu are fantastic. Your lighting rocks. I wish you lived closer so you could share your lighting secrets.

4/27/2011 7:50:50 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Thanks a lot Linda!! I'm very flattered!

4/27/2011 8:01:36 PM

 
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