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Sweet Dreams
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This
Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This
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© Amanda Chapman
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Jennifer L. Alder
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member since: 1/11/2007
    Amanda,this is precious!! Wonderful portrait! :)

6/17/2007 6:08:09 AM

 
Amanda Chapman
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member since: 4/10/2007
 

Thank you Jennifer :)

6/17/2007 6:44:22 AM

 
Tori A. Woods
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member since: 2/13/2005
 

I love this Amanda, the tones are wonderful........Tori

6/17/2007 7:31:13 AM

 
Amanda Chapman
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member since: 4/10/2007
 

I appreciate your comment Tori!

6/17/2007 12:53:07 PM

 
Allison Gaulin
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member since: 2/10/2007
 

Beautiful magical shot!!

6/19/2007 6:56:26 PM

 
Amanda Chapman
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member since: 4/10/2007
 

Thank you Allison!!

6/19/2007 7:36:16 PM

 
Anthony 
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...wow! simply SPEECHLESS!!

7/13/2007 4:27:08 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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member since: 5/10/2006
 

Beautiful!!!! I so feel this.....huge congrats!!!!! :)

7/24/2007 8:32:19 PM

 
Teresa Norris
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member since: 2/13/2006
 

Wow...SO beautiful! Congratulations on a very special finalist!

7/24/2007 8:41:14 PM

 
Emily E. Bem
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member since: 12/15/2006
 

Big, big CONGRATS!!!!! :))))))

Love the tones here!

7/24/2007 9:18:07 PM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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member since: 3/29/2007
 

Congratulation on this lovely finalist Amanda.

7/24/2007 10:26:54 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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SO SWEET!!! And Very Beautiful!! Congratulations AGAIN!!!! WTG :0)

7/24/2007 11:24:55 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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OH, I LOVED this one--- yea!! Congrats, Girl!! :))))

7/25/2007 12:19:18 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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SKILLS!!!

Congratulations on your Finalist!
Good Luck in the next round.

7/25/2007 12:39:54 AM

 
Amanda Chapman
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I'm dancing in my chair!!
Thank you all SO SO SO much!!!!!

7/25/2007 3:14:10 AM

 
Allison Gaulin
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Another one! CONGRATS!! (I really really love this one btw- I just added it to my favs!)

7/25/2007 4:39:24 AM

 
Joan Kocak
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YGG! CONGRATS, LOVE THIS ONE!

7/25/2007 6:11:05 AM

 
Megan p
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Beautiful!!!! Just perfect, Congratulations!

7/25/2007 7:32:59 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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member since: 7/26/2006
 

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!!!

7/25/2007 9:16:19 AM

 
Alexis Yobbagy
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Congratulations on this great Finalist!!!

7/25/2007 9:52:53 AM

 
Elizabeth R. G
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member since: 6/18/2007
 

Congrats!!

7/25/2007 10:17:56 AM

 
Amanda Chapman
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member since: 4/10/2007
 

THANK YOU EVERYONE!!!!!

7/25/2007 10:24:48 AM

 

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Congratulations. A very tender capture.

7/25/2007 10:29:15 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Congratulations again Amanda - this is awesome!

7/25/2007 10:46:53 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your adorable finalist. Good luck in the next round.

7/25/2007 12:14:22 PM

 
Tom Andersen
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member since: 7/17/2004
 

Very sweet, Amanda! Congratulations on your finalist!

7/25/2007 6:13:50 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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member since: 3/16/2006
 

Another Beauty! Congrats

7/25/2007 6:22:30 PM

 
Amanda Chapman
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I REALLY appreciate all your support!

7/25/2007 6:41:48 PM

 
Megan p
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There you Go Amanda!!!! AWESOME winner! many Congrats to you!! :):):)

7/26/2007 7:47:56 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Congratulations on your beautiful win!!!!

7/26/2007 7:56:11 AM

 
Joan Kocak
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YGG!!! CONGRATS on 2nd PLACE, BRAVO!!!

7/26/2007 8:04:48 AM

 
Christy B. Anderson
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WOOHOO! Way to go Amanda!
Big Heartfelt CONGRATS!

7/26/2007 8:28:38 AM

 
Ross Throndson
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Many Congratulations on your Win, Amanda.....Great Job!!

7/26/2007 8:32:33 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your win Amanda :O)

7/26/2007 8:50:22 AM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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member since: 12/1/2006
 

Such a well deserved Win - way to go!!

7/26/2007 9:08:52 AM

 
Teresa Norris
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This is So beautiful, and such a deserving win!!!! Congratulations!!!

7/26/2007 9:12:44 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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COOOOOOOOOOOOONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
:))))) Wooohooo, my friend!! I am doing the happy dance for ya! :)

7/26/2007 9:13:40 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Congrats on your winner, Amanda!!!

7/26/2007 9:24:57 AM

 
Allison Gaulin
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member since: 2/10/2007
 

YOU WON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!CONGRATS!!!!! I SO love this image!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

7/26/2007 10:04:56 AM

 
Jessie L. Cole
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CONGRATULATIONS....! :)

7/26/2007 10:05:31 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Congratulations Amanda!!! I LOVE this!!

7/26/2007 10:07:03 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Amanda on this beautiful win!

7/26/2007 10:41:42 AM

 
Amanda Chapman
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member since: 4/10/2007
 

Somebody pinch me!!
W O W!!!
I am REALLY surprised!!!!!!
I gotta get all mushy here for a moment...I look back at my photos before I became a member of BP and quite frankly...they stunk (seriously)LOL
I am SO thankful to have found this website and to have YOU, its members, who have given be constructive criticism, pointers, little secrets and most of all inspring words to make me want to try harder!

A HUGE "from the bottom of my heart"...

T H A N K Y O U!!!!!!!!!

7/26/2007 10:44:08 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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member since: 1/11/2007
 

You deserve it, girl---ENJOY! :))))

7/26/2007 11:04:31 AM

 
Christopher J. Budny
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Congratulations, Amanda, on your win!!
And, I trust we'll see you next month, in the Chocolate/Cocktails Countdown!

7/26/2007 11:26:18 AM

 
Emily E. Bem
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member since: 12/15/2006
 

C O N G R A T S ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

Enjoy it, Amanda...... :))))

7/26/2007 12:09:42 PM

 
Chastity Abbott
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Your work is beautiful and I love the feel of this!!!!! Beautiful congrats to you on your winning image!!!!

7/26/2007 12:58:59 PM

 
Vicki Zoller
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member since: 2/24/2007
 

Congrats congrats congrats!!!!
SImply wonderful and well deserved!!!
Vicki

7/26/2007 1:24:27 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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WTG!!!! CONGRATULATIONS Amanda on this Precious WINNER!!!

7/26/2007 1:37:55 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your second place winner.

7/26/2007 1:51:53 PM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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WTG Amanda! This is stunning - congrats on your big win!

7/26/2007 2:53:55 PM

 
Raymond Pauly
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Lovely, Amanda! Huge congratulations on your winner!

7/26/2007 6:12:30 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations, Amanda!!!

7/26/2007 7:51:07 PM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Congrats on this stunning win Amanda!!

7/26/2007 8:53:57 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Amanda, this is so sweet and fabulous!!!
Congratulations on a well deserved WIN!!!
--lisa

7/26/2007 10:10:31 PM

 
Les Rhoades
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I wanted to stop in and personally offer my Congratulations on your BP win!

Its a wonderfully creative image.

Les

7/27/2007 12:22:33 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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A big congratulations on your win. Well deserved. Peter

7/27/2007 4:35:37 AM

 
cj patterson
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huge congrats!! I LOVE the emotion captured here....fantastic!!! wtg!

7/27/2007 6:49:30 AM

 
Vikram Jamwal
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Congratulations amanda on this wonderful winner! -vikram

7/27/2007 7:18:22 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations!

7/27/2007 8:17:25 AM

 
Terry L. Ellis
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Congratulations on your fabulous win, Amanda!

7/27/2007 10:06:59 AM

 
Elizabeth R. G
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member since: 6/18/2007
 

Congratulations, Amanda!!! I knew this one was a winner!! :)

7/27/2007 11:05:05 AM

 
Terri L. Scribner
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CONGRATULATIONS!!! A well deserved win, Amanda!!

7/28/2007 5:54:23 AM

 
Amanda Chapman
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member since: 4/10/2007
 

Thank you sooooooooooooo much!!!!!

7/29/2007 3:28:38 PM

 
Holly Shao
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member since: 6/3/2005
 

Congratulations on this awesome win, Amanda! You have a very impressive gallery!

Holly

7/30/2007 7:27:07 AM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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member since: 2/26/2007
 

Amanda,CONGRATULATIONS! I love this compositon and the warm emotions you captured!

7/31/2007 8:00:53 AM

 
Melissa Malisia
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Congratulations! It's beautiful!

8/1/2007 4:12:16 PM

 
Janine Russell
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Amanda, big congratulations on your Second Place Winner!

8/7/2007 10:23:10 PM

 
Cynthia L. Deters
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member since: 7/18/2007
 

Congrats on the win! This is too precious.

8/10/2007 3:27:12 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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A beautiful portrait Amanda, congratulations on your win!

8/24/2007 6:56:18 PM

 
Shontel Judge
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hi could you please tell me what steps you used to achieve this effect like the tones and sharpness or blurr etc. thank you.

5/3/2008 6:43:28 PM

 
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