Robyn A. Terrell 12/28/2010 4:09:41 AM

Debra, is there anything you can't do?! Love your subject and the pose. Your lighting sets the perfect mood. Love it! #1339084

Carol L. Fowler 12/28/2010 3:34:00 PM

I am glad he could pose so nicely for you. I couldn't get my relatives to do that! #9129484

Linda D. Lester 12/28/2010 4:51:51 PM

WOW!! That is an awesome shot! Wonderful lighting...great pose! #9129652

Linda L. Ruiz 12/28/2010 9:00:55 PM


Rona L. Schwarz 12/28/2010 9:41:03 PM

Another fantastic portrait, Deb, and lovely in B&W! The lighting is superb, fabulous textures and tones...a very moody capture. Bet we see one of these again! #9129992

Renee Doyle 12/29/2010 12:34:03 PM

Awesome!!!! The lighting is perfect JSB!! Fantastic portrait work girl! #9131258

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/30/2010 7:55:22 AM

Great tones, lighting, details and expression! A super portrait Deb! #9132660

Ellen Hodges 12/31/2010 5:24:04 PM

Super expression and pov in this awesome portrait, Deb!!! Happy New Year!!! #9135892

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/3/2011 8:12:21 AM

Fabulous portrait, light and pose Debra! #9140463

Cecil P. Whitt 1/18/2011 8:26:23 PM

Congrats, a fine portrait, C. #9171478

Ellen Hodges 1/18/2011 8:56:28 PM

Congrats on a fab finalist, Deb! Very best luck!!! #9171747

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/18/2011 9:16:48 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Kathy Salerni 1/18/2011 9:19:10 PM

A huge congrats on your beautiful finalist and best of luck in the next round, Deb! #9171967

Merna L. Nobile 1/18/2011 9:50:44 PM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9172157

Patti Coblentz 1/18/2011 9:56:31 PM

A superb portrait, Deb...big congratulations on your finalist! #9172184

Bojan Bencic 1/19/2011 12:09:44 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Debra. #9172590

Stefania Barbier 1/19/2011 12:29:43 AM

fantastic finalist, congratulations!!! #9172681

R. J. Laudenbacher 1/19/2011 5:00:45 AM

Congrats on this well deserved finalist, Debra. #9173615

Carol Eade 1/19/2011 5:43:23 AM

Beautiful portrait, Debra, congratulations on your finalist! #9173908

Shawn Jennings 1/19/2011 6:41:07 AM

Congratulations on another fantasic finalist, Deb! #9174447

Anita Hogue 1/19/2011 9:07:13 AM

A stunning portrait, Debra! Congratulations! #9175400

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/19/2011 11:11:34 AM

Congratulations on your finalist!!! How exciting for you and Otis!!!! #9175934

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/19/2011 12:31:20 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Deb, you are having an outstanding month friend! Hope we see them all in GOLD! Otis is very photogenic!

jo ann c. #9176272

Rona L. Schwarz 1/19/2011 1:11:57 PM

WTG Deb! What an outstanding month you've had - super! Not surprised about Otis - this is an incredible portrait with marvelous light. NExt up, a GOLD badge! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS! #9176422

Patrick Rouzes 1/19/2011 2:21:58 PM

Not surprised, Deb! Congratulations & good luck, my friend! #9176618

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 1/19/2011 5:16:28 PM

WTG on all your awesome finalists, Deb! :-) k #9177483

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/19/2011 5:48:19 PM

BIG congrats Debra on all your finalists! WTG Otis! #9177670

Louis Hartman 1/19/2011 6:14:27 PM

Very nice #9177877

Gail Vitikacs 1/19/2011 6:28:16 PM

Indeed a wonderful portrait...amazing details...congratulations! #9177951

Carol L. Fowler 1/19/2011 7:20:11 PM

Congrats! #9178203

Renee Doyle 1/19/2011 7:24:06 PM

Awesome!!!! Fantastic portrait work JSB and such a deserving finalist!!! Congratulations! #9178237

Barbara Waldoch 1/19/2011 11:13:37 PM

Congratulations on your awesome finalists, Debra! #9179030

Cindy Bendush 1/19/2011 11:47:03 PM

Wow - exqusitely done Debra! Congratulations on all of your gorgeous finalists! #9179104

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/20/2011 9:42:00 AM

Congrats on all your finalists!! Beautiful image! #9180383

John Connolly 1/20/2011 2:03:15 PM

Great lighting and character in this fine portrait, Debra!
Congratulations on all your finalist awards! #9181103

Thomas E. Hinds 1/20/2011 4:40:38 PM

Big Congratulations, Deb! Fabulous Finalist! #9181617

Mary Beth Aiello 1/20/2011 5:31:59 PM

Picture perfect lighting on this, Deb. Just a gorgeous portrait. Huge congrats. #9181822

Rony Sagy 1/20/2011 9:49:18 PM

Congratulations. This is a fantastic Finalist. #9182235

Marcel J. Fernandez 1/21/2011 8:05:56 AM

Congratulations, Deb on your FIVE FANTASTIC FINALIST. You are a JOY to behold! #9183132

Melissa G. Meiselman 1/22/2011 9:38:17 AM

Outstanding portrait beautifully translated into black and white, Debra!! Congratulations!! #9185085

Linda D. Lester 1/23/2011 6:46:25 AM

I missed this one.....congratulations on this outstanding portrait! #9186795

Linda Blair 1/24/2011 10:08:52 AM

Wonderful finalist...congratulations!! #9190662

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).


Thanks again to my step-dad, Otis, for indulging me!

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light detected, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3

Uploaded on 12/27/2010 7:51:50 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Debra R. Harder. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.