Three Little Girls and a Bird

© Melissa Gurdus

Three Little Girls and a Bird

Jessica Jenney level-classic 4/29/2010 8:41:28 AM

Beautiful candid capture, Melissa! I love their individual expressions! Terrific tones and lighting! #1263843

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 4/29/2010 9:28:02 AM

Great job with this Melissa!! Jeff #8578289

Daniella Puente level-classic 4/29/2010 9:43:39 AM

Lovely candid moment Melissa :)) #8578325

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic 4/29/2010 10:16:24 AM

This is so lovely Melissa! Wonderful expressions and tones. Great job! #8578361

Mike Clime level-classic 4/29/2010 11:27:42 AM

Cute capture, excellent tones and love their eyes! #8578442

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 4/29/2010 2:41:16 PM

A very cute capture, Melissa.... #8578666

Kathleen Brennan level-classic 4/29/2010 3:20:22 PM

Great capture Melissa! They look related!(Or at least two of them do!) #8578743

Ron McEwan level-classic 4/29/2010 5:17:37 PM

Gosh Melissa what can I say, its a winner, has to be. #8578983

Ellen Hodges level-classic 4/29/2010 8:47:04 PM

Adorable girls in an extremely cute pose, Melissa!!! #8579409

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 4/30/2010 12:12:43 AM

Terrific capture, Melissa! #8579586

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 4/30/2010 5:09:11 AM

Melissa- Now this is what I am talking about girl. Natural, not posed, reality portrait. Right into my favorites. First of all the finish and clarity is fantastic. Love that black and white a whole bunch. The fact that they all have the same head bands with the flowers is a sweet touch. The little chick is so cute. But what really takes this picture over the top is the wonderful expressions you have gotten from each girl. You can not duplicate this beauty doing studio work. This is pure people being people.
Have a wonderful Friday my dear friend, enjoy the weekend. #8580105

Dianna Murphy level-classic 4/30/2010 9:10:54 AM

Very cute and well done. #8580656

Anita Tykwinski level-classic 4/30/2010 5:26:01 PM

Fabulous capture of these darling little girls, wonderful clarity, contrast and sharpness. #8581214

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 5/1/2010 8:44:13 AM

What a fantastic image for these girls to have for a life time of memories...excellent work, my friend! 8o) #8582306

Wendy Stevenson level-classic 5/2/2010 8:16:31 AM

What a fantastic candid moment! I love all the different expressions - leads to a possible million stories! Really excellent work and the tones are great as well! #8583970

anonymous level-classic 5/2/2010 8:12:21 PM

Love this in b&w. Great capture! #8584968

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 5/24/2010 1:07:13 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your AWSOME finalist best of luck in the next round!!! #8632722

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 5/24/2010 1:08:37 PM

Congrats on your beautiful Finalist Melissa!!!! #8632731

Tammy Espino 5/24/2010 1:16:12 PM

Congrats on an awesome finalist!! :) #8632765

Tiia Vissak level-classic 5/24/2010 1:27:05 PM

Congratulations! #8632845

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 5/24/2010 1:46:39 PM

What a wonderful capture, Melissa! Congrats on your finalist! #8633091

Jack Ryan level-classic 5/24/2010 1:50:15 PM

Way to go! Congratulations!! #8633141

Ruth Grimm 5/24/2010 1:56:28 PM

Congratulations on this charming image, Melissa! #8633219

Carol Eade level-classic 5/24/2010 2:37:34 PM

Warm congratulations on your finalist, Melissa, love this image! #8633711

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 5/24/2010 2:38:21 PM

Big Congrats, Melissa! #8633720

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 5/24/2010 2:43:21 PM

A big congratulations,Melissa!!!! #8633780

Eivor Kuchta level-classic 5/24/2010 2:45:26 PM

Wonderful, Melissa! Their expressions are priceless! Perfect lighting! Congratulations on your finalist! #8633802

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 5/24/2010 3:04:05 PM

Melissa - everything you capture is full of beauty and light and joy!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!! #8633985

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 5/24/2010 3:29:55 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8634266

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 5/24/2010 3:47:35 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding Finalist, Melissa!! #8634474

Linda Blair level-classic 5/24/2010 3:52:46 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!!!!! #8634515

Fran J. Jagger level-classic 5/24/2010 4:20:46 PM

Congrats on our FINALIST!! This is a darling photo! Love the tones! Beautiful capture, Melissa! :) #8634775

Ron McEwan level-classic 5/24/2010 4:37:04 PM

Congratulations Melissa on getting a pile of silver for the month of April, WTG #8634920

Alan S. Hurite level-classic 5/24/2010 4:55:54 PM

Excellent shot Melissa! Congrats on all your Finalist photos. Well deserved. #8635111

William C. Raco level-classic 5/24/2010 5:59:31 PM

This is so sweet!
I love it, Melissa
Congratulations and best of luck #8635716

Ellen Hodges level-classic 5/24/2010 6:00:59 PM

Congrats and very best luck on your awesome finalists, Melissa!!! WTG!!!! #8635731

Laura E. Swan level-classic 5/24/2010 6:06:50 PM

You captured such a sweet and special moment Melissa!

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ON YOUR WONDERFUL FINALIST!!!

Good Luck In The Next Round! :D

-Laura #8635793

Karen K. Givens level-classic 5/24/2010 6:29:13 PM

So cute Congrats on your Finalist. #8636017

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 5/24/2010 6:52:49 PM

Delightful! Congratulations, Melissa! #8636284

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 5/24/2010 7:53:07 PM

Congrats! #8636751

Usha Ganesh 5/24/2010 8:06:00 PM

This is beautiful Melissa. Congratulations on the finalist and best wishes for the next round. The expression ont he children are very precious!
Usha #8636879

Sherran Andersen level-classic 5/24/2010 10:03:22 PM

Congrats Melissa. #8637589

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/24/2010 10:50:19 PM

congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #8637834

Pat and Graham Robards level-classic 5/24/2010 10:55:26 PM

Congratulations Melissa, best of luck for the next round.~Pat #8637877

Mary K. Robison level-classic 5/24/2010 11:23:43 PM

Congratulations on this sweet and beautiful finalist, Melissa.
Best of luck to you in the next round! #8638060

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 5/25/2010 4:29:27 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Melissa! #8639042

Nadia Paul level-classic 5/25/2010 4:57:00 AM

So sweet Melissa - congrats on your wonderful finalist! #8639285

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 5/25/2010 7:23:41 AM

Thanks so much for all of your wonderful comments!! They are very much appreciated!! #8640104

Kaye Burazin level-classic 5/25/2010 8:15:08 AM

your work is always a hightlight of my browsing Congrats #8640344

Allen O. Howard 5/25/2010 8:17:00 AM

Perfect Melissa! Congratulations! #8640352

Marsha S. Smith 5/25/2010 8:45:50 AM

Wonderful! Love their little faces.
Congratulations
#8640471

Margaret R. Barry level-classic 5/25/2010 9:11:47 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Melissa! #8640554

Ann Coates level-classic 5/25/2010 11:24:26 AM

What a fantastic finalist. I think candid portraits are always the best, especially with children. Hope to see this go further Melissa. #8640885

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 5/25/2010 11:59:35 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Melissa!

jo ann c. #8641034

Lydia Williams level-classic 5/26/2010 3:55:13 AM

Adorable!! Congratulations!!

Best, Lydia #8643617

Bruce Van Buskirk level-classic 5/26/2010 6:42:18 AM

This is a picture that will be a picture that you will enjoy for years to come. You have captured the moment with perfect light and composition.

This is a well deserved winner.

Bruce #8644498

Jodi Zimmer level-classic 5/26/2010 8:32:03 AM

Congrats Mel..this is awesome! #8644878

Nancy L. Green level-classic 5/26/2010 10:54:53 AM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS Melissa on this an your other OUTSTANDING finalists, WTG!!! <>< #8645323

Kathleen Brennan level-classic 5/26/2010 11:21:15 AM

Congrats on this lovely finalist! #8645428

Kathy L. Clark level-classic 5/26/2010 11:51:02 AM

I love this Melissa. It is fabulous. Congrats on your adorble finalist. #8645481

Mitch Spence level-classic 5/29/2010 8:16:37 AM

Absolutely delightful interplay among these girls, Melissa. Congratulations to you. #8651160

Debra R. Harder level-classic 5/31/2010 9:43:54 AM

This is such an amazing moment you captured, Melissa...and I love the black/white conversion...perfect! Huge congratulations on your outstanding finalist! Deb #8654928

Dennis Gay level-classic 6/2/2010 4:46:21 PM

G'day MELISSA!

What a lovely casual portrait this trio makes.
This shot has been set up beautifully and its impact is in the very interesting and amusing interplay of characters, (even the chickens) as well as your excellent B&W skills.
Very nicely exposed and so clear, clean and crisp.
It is a delight to be an observer of this marvellous moment.

GB
Dennis #8660896

Nick Lagos level-classic 12/27/2010 4:42:52 AM

Quality imagery Melissa..you should do more of these...congrats #9126678

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Description

This was taken in their home on April 21, 2010 during a casual photo shoot. The light is ambient window light.

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Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 4/29/2010 7:42:44 AM

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