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B a r o q u e
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© Emily E. Bem
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Aimee S. McMaster
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    ...quite stunning Emily, and those signature eyes...wonderful...have you let out your technique for creating those captivating glances??:<)..lovely...Aimee

7/19/2007 4:06:24 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Brilliant! My new favorite of yours, Emily-- if this is not a winner than I don't know what is. Absolute PERFECTION! :)

7/19/2007 4:10:38 AM

 
Carol Sawyer
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This is just beautiful, Emily! fantastic eyes!

7/19/2007 4:10:45 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Gorgeous eyes...wonderful portrait Emily!!

7/19/2007 4:12:17 AM

 
Chua Wee Boo
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Love this beautiful portrait,Emily!

7/19/2007 4:14:14 AM

 
Dominick M. Dimacale
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Such a lovely portrait Emily, yeah, can you share a bit of your techniques on how to do such perfection?...Dominick

7/19/2007 4:14:41 AM

 
Marylee Pope
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I've GOT to get to work on portraits. Yours are such an inspiration! The EYES! wow

7/19/2007 4:16:06 AM

 
Autum Rhoades
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Brilliant work, Emily! This rocks!

7/19/2007 4:16:11 AM

 
Paul  G  Slate
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this is a stunning image Emily!!

7/19/2007 4:19:53 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Oh wow, this is sooooooooo AWESOME!!!! Excellent lighting, tones and composition!!!! Stunning capture!!!

7/19/2007 4:20:42 AM

 
Emily E. Bem
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Thanks guys! :)))))

7/19/2007 4:21:20 AM

 
Candice C. Calhoun
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Fantastic portrait! Those eyes sure draw you in!

ccc

7/19/2007 4:27:21 AM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Fantastic capture, Emily. Love everyting about the photo. SHe is so adorable. I hope we see this one again.

7/19/2007 4:38:01 AM

 
joyce baldassarre
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OMG!!! This is sooooo beautiful!!!!!

7/19/2007 4:48:40 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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Amazing Beauty Captured here, Emily!!! Outstanding tones, lighting, contrast, WELL COMPOSED... Beautiful Portrait!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn.

7/19/2007 4:49:24 AM

 
Cyn D Valentine
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Beautiful Emily..she's a doll! Love the b/w and lighting!

7/19/2007 4:59:45 AM

 
Amanda Chapman
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Great b&w portrait Emily!
Good clarity and tones :)

7/19/2007 5:07:21 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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Wow, this is one fabulous portrait, Emily!

7/19/2007 5:31:38 AM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Awesome portrait Emily. Love the expression and choice of B&W. Love the sparkle in the eyes. Peter

7/19/2007 5:34:55 AM

 
Sharon K. King
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Oh Emily, this is stunning! The softness in her beautiful face mixed with the textures is incredable!

7/19/2007 5:52:14 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Stunning in every aspect, Emily!! Winner!!

7/19/2007 5:52:37 AM

 
Terri L. Scribner
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Perfection!!

7/19/2007 5:54:58 AM

 
Donald K. Cherry
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Gorgeous mono portrait, Emily! I really like the tight crop.

7/19/2007 6:09:11 AM

 
Mary Timman
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Stunning B&W portrait with a beautiful little model. I love how you captured those detailed eyes and the softness in her face. Very well made.

7/19/2007 6:31:16 AM

 
Joan Kocak
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oh I like this one even more than yesterdays! positively spectacular portrait, framed beautifully~ you sure can capture emotion Emily!

7/19/2007 6:34:32 AM

 
Christopher G. Jamison
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brilliant image!

7/19/2007 7:04:48 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Gorgeous!! Love the light and those Eyes!! She is just precious!! :0)

7/19/2007 7:20:53 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Terrific contrast between the textured background and her smooth beautiful face. Her eyes are mesmerizing, Emily!!

7/19/2007 7:39:09 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Oh wow! I do love this one in BW - absolutely stunning!

7/19/2007 7:53:02 AM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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What an expression! An excellent full frame portrait with great textures & tones!!

7/19/2007 7:56:20 AM

 
cheryl m. phillips
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Emily your focus is just razor sharp here!
The conversion is great too!
This is really sweet!
~cheryl

7/19/2007 8:18:56 AM

 
Rachel  McKinnie
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Woweeeeeeee! And we thought yesterday's couldn't get any better. Man. You rock. This is AWESOME :)

7/19/2007 8:31:02 AM

 
Alexis Yobbagy
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OMG!!! Totally GORGEOUS!!!!!

7/19/2007 9:51:52 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Gorgeous Emily

7/19/2007 10:12:55 AM

 
Claudia Kuhn
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What a beautiful portrait, love her intensity!

7/19/2007 10:28:17 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Terrific and stunning b&w image, Emily! Wonderful contrast, lighting and those eyes again!

7/19/2007 11:38:57 AM

 
Derek D. Dafoe
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Great image Emily!! Wonderful B/W with great tones and contrast!!

7/19/2007 5:30:39 PM

 
Allison Gaulin
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I love the texture the blanket adds- and her eyes again- WOW!

7/20/2007 4:35:40 AM

 
Chastity Abbott
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I would SO love to photograph this little angel!!! Her soul just pours from her images!!! Another stunning full frame...the eyes have it...gorgeous tones too!!!!!! :)

7/20/2007 7:48:46 AM

 
Jessie L. Cole
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Wow I would love to see your photo albums when they're grown...! OMG you knocked this one out of the park...! Amazing job...! Way to go Issy...!

7/20/2007 11:45:36 AM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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Wow Emily - this is WONDERFUL!!!

7/20/2007 6:38:00 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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My FAVORITE (so far...)
EM, this is simply A*M*A*Z*I*N*G !!!
Oh, so beautiful!!!

Your work is superb, Emily!

Prediction: WINNER!

--lisa

7/21/2007 9:08:56 AM

 
Deborah M. Noell
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OMG Em!!! This is amazingly beautiful!!! Her eyes!!! WOW!!!! This is truly a masterful work of art!!! I LOVE THIS!!!

7/21/2007 12:40:34 PM

 
Jean E. Hildebrant
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LOVE LOVE LOVE this one, Emily! Great B&W. Her eyes really do sparkle!

7/21/2007 2:51:12 PM

 
Silvio Grech
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Another beautiful portrait, Emily. WELL DONE!!

7/22/2007 6:02:13 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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I like the B&W and the somber look even better! I never like to say it but once again I think this one is going somewhere fast!

7/24/2007 10:05:52 AM

 
Monika Sapek
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Great work, Emily!
Monika

7/29/2007 11:49:50 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Adding this to my favs, too! :)

8/13/2007 9:24:50 AM

 
Rachel  McKinnie
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Congrats Emily :)

8/27/2007 12:16:01 PM

 
Emily E. Bem
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Thanks Rachel! I had almost deleted this...LOL!

8/27/2007 12:27:11 PM

 
Chastity Abbott
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Beautiful congrats!!!!!! You are a master with capturing the soul!

8/27/2007 12:37:26 PM

 
Amanda Chapman
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I predict another win with this image!!!!!!!!

CONGRATS!!!!

8/27/2007 12:45:34 PM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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FAntastic finalist, Emily...congratulation!!

8/27/2007 12:45:35 PM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Terrific! CONGRATUIONS on this beauty!

8/27/2007 12:47:01 PM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Congratulations, Emily on this gorgeous finalist!

8/27/2007 1:01:33 PM

 
Peter Appelbaum
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Well deserved finalist Emily. Congratulations. Peter

8/27/2007 1:04:33 PM

 
Denise M. Snyder
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congrats again!!!

8/27/2007 1:39:11 PM

 
Cindy Harter
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Congratulations!! This is a beautiful image!

8/27/2007 2:52:32 PM

 
Revonda L. Gentry
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Congrats again!! Wow!!

8/27/2007 3:24:39 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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CONGRATS EMILY!!!!
I LOVE THIS ONE-- KNEW IT WOULD GO FAR
:))))))))))))))

8/27/2007 3:50:17 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Congratulations Emily! I'm so happy to see this one again!!

8/27/2007 4:19:35 PM

 
Melissa Olsen
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Congratulations!!! I LOVE THIS ONE!

8/27/2007 4:39:45 PM

 
Kirk Pullen
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This is one incredible portrait! You really have evolved to the next level! Super!

8/27/2007 5:10:23 PM

 
Wende Trew
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Big Congrats Emily!!! NICE image!!!

8/27/2007 5:25:56 PM

 
Mary Timman
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I loved this. Congratulations.

8/27/2007 5:31:55 PM

 
Derek D. Dafoe
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Congrats Emily!! No big surprise here!! Excellent image!!

8/27/2007 5:36:48 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations Emily! A wonderful finalist :-)

8/27/2007 5:50:04 PM

 
Paul Parent
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Congratulations, beautiful finalist!

8/27/2007 6:44:22 PM

 
Graeme Chow
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Ah Ha ! a familiar face poke out in front of me. huge congratulations Emily.

8/27/2007 6:50:18 PM

 
Erica Murphy
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Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist Emily!! I LOVE IT!

Erica

8/27/2007 8:58:40 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this outstanding finalist, Emily!!

8/27/2007 9:05:37 PM

 
Megan p
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Fabulous Emily!!!!! Congratulations!!!

8/28/2007 5:23:00 AM

 
Horst Rebing
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Hi Emily!!! It's been so long!!!
Congrats on another masterpiece!!!
Stay in touch!
Cheers!
Horst

8/28/2007 5:30:57 AM

 
Jessie L. Cole
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Congrats...! I told ya---> "Out the Park...! " Winner all the way...! :)

8/28/2007 5:42:29 AM

 
Sherri Gorman
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Congratulations on your awesome finalist!!!

8/28/2007 5:57:11 AM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Way to go Emily. She is so beautiful and finaist is fabulous.

8/28/2007 6:13:01 AM

 
Linda Blair
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Congratulations, Emily!!!!!!!

8/28/2007 6:14:40 AM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this lovely finalist, Emily!!

8/28/2007 6:44:06 AM

 
Glenn E. Urquhart
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A Big Congratulations on your award, Emily!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn.

8/28/2007 6:45:33 AM

 
Tressie Davis
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Congrats on all of your finalists Emily, they are all well deserved! I'm hoping for this one to make it through - yay for you!

8/28/2007 7:20:18 AM

 
Allen O. Howard
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Someone, somewhere said it and I echoed that. Once again, "flawless"! Congratulations!

8/28/2007 2:25:13 PM

 
Kathy Reeves
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I love it!! A big congratulations!!

8/28/2007 2:59:47 PM

 
Bill Wyatt
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Fantastic tones and details!! cONGRATULATIONS!

8/28/2007 4:09:58 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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LOVE this Emily!!! CONGRATULATIONS Again!!! Wooooo Hoooo WTG :0)

8/28/2007 8:41:12 PM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Congratulations. Wonderful work !

8/28/2007 11:23:38 PM

 
Sharon K. King
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So nice to see this as a Fianlist! Congrats Emily!

8/29/2007 4:25:57 AM

 
Holly Shao
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Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Emily!!

Holly

8/29/2007 12:28:38 PM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Just perfect! Congratulations

8/29/2007 4:43:51 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congratulations on this captivating finalist, Emily!

8/29/2007 9:52:10 PM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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Congratulations!!

8/30/2007 10:00:00 AM

 
Allison Gaulin
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Stunning Emily! Congrats!!

8/30/2007 12:43:21 PM

 
Wendy Bristol
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Gotta scroll pretty far to get a word in for ya!!

Congrats on your finalist, Emily!!!

9/1/2007 2:29:19 PM

 
Lexi West
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Absolutely stunning!!!

9/2/2007 8:29:17 PM

 
Joyce ONeil
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A definite favorite of mine.... you inspire me!

1/9/2008 9:05:37 AM

 
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