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Eyes
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Honorable Mention
 
Eyes
Eyes
1/80th/sec, f:4.5, tripod, desaturated all except eyes, used curves for high key, no sharpening
© Dolores Neilson
 
 
 
Dolores Neilson
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    This is my daughter. She usually objects to my photographing her but in a rare moment of acquiescence, I was able to take this one.

7/21/2002 4:15:01 PM

 
America B

member since: 7/14/2002
 

Dolores, this photo is stunning!! Every aspect is perfect.

7/21/2002 5:13:07 PM

 
Peder Mageroy
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As usual, great photo from you Dolores. This is very beautiful, I like the work you did on this, congrats Dolores.

7/21/2002 5:22:29 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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This is wonderful.Do you have a more willing model now that she's seen the beautiful result? :)

7/21/2002 8:21:36 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Thank you so much America, Peder and Kathleen for gracing my image with the most complimentary and well received comments!! Just arrived from a drive along the Long Island Sound and to find your delightful comments just made my day!! Thanks so much!! Kathleen...my daughter is so funny. She was standing by the monitor and reading your comment and she told me to tell you, "no"! I guess that strong hint was intended for me. Oh well.... (thanks guys!)

7/21/2002 10:21:36 PM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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She will appreciate it when she gets over her "shy" stage, I'm sure. It's a great shot.

7/22/2002 7:23:00 AM

 
June Marie Sobrito
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Hi-This is such beautiful work of a beautiful subject. Love the effect you've created.

7/22/2002 8:51:15 AM

 
Donna R. Moratelli
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Yes, she is beautiful.. Great work again Delores.Excellent composition and sharpness as usual. A wonderful piece of fine art. .. I bet she'll want more photos taken of her after she sees this one!! Print,frame and hang it with your other works of art..

7/22/2002 5:12:10 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Carolyn....my daughter "shy"?? You would laugh if you met her...shyness is not in her vocab! She hates posing...I'm very demanding as a photographer...I only have myself to blame. Thanks for your time again, Carolyn!

Thank you June Marie!! I appreciate your comment immensely. This is my FIRST high key image..have just heard of the technique very recently. Still not sure what "high key" means but I figured out the technique using curves.

Donna...thanks for the gift of your time and comment!! As for my daughter wanting more pics of her now....well, I extended your compliments to her...she said, "uh uh...it isn't gonna work"! I do appreciate all you've said on this image that is special to me for obvious reasons...it's always special when it's your child or your pet. Your complimentary notes mean the world to me...Thank you!!

7/22/2002 5:47:26 PM

 
Piper Lehman
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member since: 7/20/2001
 

CONGRATS, Dolores! Lovely work.

8/6/2002 9:07:21 PM

 
Tess Campbell

member since: 2/11/2001
 

congrats Delores....

8/6/2002 9:27:47 PM

 
Janet R. Pedersen

member since: 2/3/2002
 

Dolores, congratulations on a wonderful photo of your daughter. She's beautiful and so is your portrait of her.

8/6/2002 9:42:36 PM

 
Heather K. McFarland
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Many congrats on the recognition of this lovely work of art Dolores!

8/6/2002 10:07:33 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Thanks so very much, Piper, Tess and Janet. I appreciate that you took time to acknowledge my image....many thanks!!! I'm so happy it placed!

8/6/2002 10:08:57 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Greetings Heather!! Thanks so very much for your complimentary note!! I'm truly delighted it made it here...the competition here is tough!!!

8/6/2002 10:32:46 PM

 
Shelley Sanders

member since: 10/15/2001
 

Congrats Dolores, loved seeing this place! Beautiful work and daughter!

8/6/2002 10:34:45 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Thanks so much, Shelley!! I am delighted it placed also. Again, Congrats to you also!! Party..party...party....

8/6/2002 10:37:50 PM

 
Gerda Grice
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Dolores, this is such a beautiful picture. I'm really delighted to see that it won special Honorable Mention here. And I'll bet your daughter is secretly pleased that it did, too! She is lovely. Many congratulations!

8/7/2002 1:16:52 AM

 
Jeff Dykes
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member since: 7/7/2002
 

Congratulations on your win Dolores well done.

Cheers!!! Jeff

8/7/2002 4:01:19 AM

 
Donna R. Moratelli
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Congratulations Delores!!I knew that this one was a winner.!! I am so happy for you!!

8/7/2002 6:29:01 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Congrats again..You deserve it.

8/7/2002 6:33:54 AM

 
June Marie Sobrito
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Congratulations, Dolores!

8/7/2002 7:33:08 PM

 
Dolores Neilson
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OMGosh...I was so busy trying to congratulate everyone and I have 5 more wonderful comments here that I've missed!!!

Gerda, thank you!! I think that perhaps you are right about my daughter being secretly pleased. Yes, I think she is lovely too. It's a shame she doesn't like it when I take pics of her. And congrats again on your "Sun on Water2"!!

Jeff...thank you so much!! I appreciate that you've acknowledged my image. And congrats again on your, "Mono"!! I wish I would have taken it!! I like it alot!

Greetings Donna!! My...here we are again this month congratulating each other. One of the best things about having become a member here is having gotten to know you! Isn't it so much fun! I am totally delighted with my win! Placing here is an honor considering the 2200 plus submissions! And Congrats on your big time win again!! That's such a cool pic, Donna!

Carolyn!! I just finished replying to your comment on my duckling shot a couple minutes ago. Hope you're rested from mowing the lawn now!! I can always count on you to lift up me up! Thanks again for being so sweet!

And last, but certainly not least... June Marie! A heartfelt note of thanks to you too!! I appreciate the thoughtful congratulatory note that made me smile! And your ceiling pattern shot is just the bomb! That has won everywhere and for good reason! I love it!Congrats again on that wonderful shot!

8/7/2002 8:32:52 PM

 
Robert  Brent

member since: 7/27/2002
 

Way to go girlfriend !
The shot deserves the recognition !
Keep up the great work :)

8/8/2002 10:57:31 AM

 
Dolores Neilson
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Well, thank YOU very much boyfriend!! I appreciate your support and note! Your note just brought me a smile today!!! Thanks again!!

8/8/2002 11:18:52 AM

 
Damian P. Gadal
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member since: 4/22/2002
 

Congratulations on your Printphoto win... This is a stunning shot!

Good luck with you next two entries...

DPG

 
Dolores Neilson
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HI Damian!!

Thank you so much! My computer has been down over a week and I just ordered a new one and am finally up and running again (other one still with tech ...have had two failures in 5 months!). How nice it was to have rec'd notification that you had commented on my image! Thank you so much! You're always so thoughtful, Damian. You have nice qualities in addition to being a fine photographer!!
Thanks again!!

 
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