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Bridal Glow
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Bridal Glow
Bridal Glow
I took this photo of the new Mrs. Sarah Palmones-Soliban in the wharf of Malipano Island, just as we were finishing the shoot and she was making her way back to the shore. The wind gently tossing her hair caught my attention and the way she was holding her bouquet so high. Candid moments like these make for a better capture because she wasn't aware how beautiful and glowing she was at that moment.
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Judi Morrissey
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    lovely capture.

5/30/2008 8:05:13 PM

 
Harmeet Singh
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Gorgeous..

5/31/2008 12:03:49 AM

 
Renata Gusciora
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This is so beautiful!Gorgeous colors and mood!

5/31/2008 2:21:01 AM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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I love the setting here! Beautiful bridal portrait :)

5/31/2008 5:11:34 AM

 
Karen Rahlf
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Wow! A beautiful setting for a bride. I love the colors in the sky!

5/31/2008 8:10:27 AM

 
"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar
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wow! awesome location shoot of this beautiful bride and great capture! very well done, Jojie!

6/1/2008 4:19:17 PM

 
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wow this looks heavenly. The lighting and soft glow is very elegant and her dress is just perfect for this shot. wonderful portrait.

6/4/2008 9:19:23 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Congrats on this beautiful finalist!

6/19/2008 10:38:21 AM

 
Bojan Bencic
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Congratulations Jojie. Fantastic photo.

6/19/2008 12:43:49 PM

 
Renata Gusciora
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Amazing beauty,congratulations,Jojie!

6/20/2008 8:33:21 AM

 
RC  Fritz
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Congratulations on your Fantastic Finalist!!

6/20/2008 5:40:16 PM

 
billy webb
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this is just a fantastic portrait! congratulations

6/22/2008 10:20:25 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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Congratulations!

6/26/2008 12:28:15 AM

 
Sharon 
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Congratulations on your amazing POTD !!!

6/26/2008 12:32:12 AM

 
Toni C.
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Stunning! I love it.

6/26/2008 12:35:04 AM

 
Toni C.
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Stunning! I love it.

6/26/2008 12:35:16 AM

 
Denise Denomy
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BEAUTIFUL CAPTURE!!!!!
CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FINALIST & POTD, Jojie!!!!!! :0)

6/26/2008 12:35:59 AM

 
Les Rhoades
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Congrats on your FINALIST and now POTD!

6/26/2008 12:41:01 AM

 
Avril Young
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wow love the scenery ...stunning photo...bet the bride was pleased with this...outstanding...congrats!

6/26/2008 1:54:40 AM

 
Helen N. McHugh
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Just so beautiful, Jojie! Big congratulations on your wins here at BP!

6/26/2008 1:58:17 AM

 
William C. Raco
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Beautiful photo, Jojie
Congratulations on the finalist and the POTD

6/26/2008 2:44:20 AM

 
Josselyne Klecanda
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Breath taking,gorgeous. Beautiful composition. Congrats.

6/26/2008 3:08:49 AM

 
Deborah C. Lewinson
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Stunning image, Jolie, congratulations on your finalist and POTD!

Debby

6/26/2008 3:43:54 AM

 
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Congratulations on your finalist & POTD it is well deserved! This photo is absolutely gorgeous!! Well done :)

6/26/2008 4:00:22 AM

 
Joyce A. Meck
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Now, THAT is a wedding shot! Just gorgeous. Congrats on the POTD, and Finalist.

6/26/2008 5:23:37 AM

 
Lori Molzan
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Jojie.....

Congratulations on your POTD and Finalist!

Look at this gorgeous bride,....you captured what she was feeling and those colors....oh my - they are stunning!!!

Great work,

Lori

6/26/2008 5:50:58 AM

 
JO ANN CLEVELAND
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Fantastic! Very well deserved recognition!

jo ann c.

6/26/2008 6:05:36 AM

 
Deon 
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Congratulations on your win of POTD. Absolutely beautiful work.

6/26/2008 6:40:52 AM

 
Daniella Puente
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Wonderful capture ++++

6/26/2008 8:02:45 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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Very beautiful!! Congratulations on your finalist and POTD!

6/26/2008 8:02:58 AM

 
Joy Rector
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congrats on the POTD

6/26/2008 8:15:49 AM

 
Donna R. Wageman
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Simply Beautiful!
Congratulations!

6/26/2008 8:18:14 AM

 
randy dannheim
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Jolie, congratulations on this amazing wedding shot.

6/26/2008 8:26:59 AM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Congratulations Jojie on your lovely finalist and POTD.

6/26/2008 8:53:52 AM

 
Katleen R. Struckle
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Stunning elegant image.Congrats on your finalist and POTD!!

6/26/2008 9:25:17 AM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Lovely wedding portrait, a real keepsake!! Congratulations on your potd and finalist Jojie!!

6/26/2008 9:28:40 AM

 
Manos Peponas
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nice bridal shot

6/26/2008 9:59:27 AM

 
Toni Riggs
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Beautiful image, congrats!

6/26/2008 10:46:32 AM

 
Philippe Vieux-Jeanton
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Magic capture.. Big congratulations Jojie!!

6/26/2008 11:12:12 AM

 
Jojie F. Alcantara
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Thank you, everyone. Truly appreciate your kind praises. Am inspired by my friend who is a very beautiful bride. This candid portrait is well worth it because of her.

6/26/2008 11:24:55 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Spectacular beauty!
Congratulations!
~Lisa

6/26/2008 4:50:24 PM

 
Tarah Dawdy
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Beautiful photo! The bride looks stunning!!!

6/26/2008 8:29:38 PM

 
Cheryl Meisel
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How dreamy and beautiful. What a lovely lady she is too. JUST AWESOME!
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with this wonderful shot.
Cherylm

6/26/2008 9:26:58 PM

 
Manuel L. Librodo Jr.
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Congrats kapatid. Unstoppable ka na!!!! Yeah!!!!

6/27/2008 1:14:41 AM

 
Mary K. Robison
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Magical image, Jojie!
Congratulations on your well-deserved POTD!

7/1/2008 4:06:00 AM

 
Naomi M. Bush-Siemens

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Beautiful idea, but the pasting and blending were far to sloppy. Photography is becoming very un photographic these days.

7/1/2008 5:45:16 PM

 
Jojie F. Alcantara
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Thank you for the constructive comment, Ms. Naomi but I didn't paste and blend the image "sloppily". She was shot on location in a beach with a studio light. I enhanced the image according to taste because it was supposed to be a dreamy wedding shot. She wasn't "pasted" on a background. Here are other images: http://jojiealcantara.multiply.com/photos/album/135/Trash_the_Dress_A_Different_Wedding_Photography
Again, thank you for the comment. I too am very conscious of pure images, and not just photoshopping for the sake of covering a bad photo. Thank you.

7/1/2008 6:37:07 PM

 
Amy E. Schneider
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Hello Jojie...I think this is a stunning image...very nicely composed and beautifully carried out. Gorgeous portrait...Gorgeous work...your gallery is VERY impressive and you are a terrific photographer....I am saving you in my favorites so that I may hopefully learn from your photographs.
Also, congratulations on all of your wins and finalists...you deserve every one of them dear.
Take care.
Amy:)

9/23/2008 11:05:28 AM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Wow, this is amazing! I also love your work and gallery....I can't imagine why anyone would not see the natural beauty in this image.....well done!

10/10/2008 8:40:53 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Wow Naomi's very rude. I think this is stunning and beautifully executed work.

10/16/2010 1:22:41 PM

 
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