Amused

Terry Cervi Student 7/21/2011 8:33:34 PM

This is such a great portrait, Debby!! He really does look like he's indulging you! Looks like a wonderful man to put up with you and your camera! LOL! #1394945

Mary Dimitriw 7/22/2011 3:48:52 AM

Such a wonderful portrait Deb...excellent lighting and natural amusement captured. #9546602

Ken Smith 7/22/2011 5:13:23 AM

Outstanding lightning, Deb. You did superb on this shot of your stepdad! #9546874

Courtenay Vanderbilt 7/22/2011 5:38:04 AM

Yes, JSB, your lighting is spot on! A fantastic portrait you should both be proud of! #9546947

Ellen Hodges 7/22/2011 5:57:01 AM

Very WOW portrait of your stepdad, Deb!! Love his expression!! Wonderful in every way!!! #9547011

Amy M. Wilson 7/22/2011 10:45:45 AM

Wonderful stepdad and portrait... great expression and lighting, Deb!! #9547503

Mary Beth Aiello 7/22/2011 11:55:35 AM

Oh, the light, the light, Deb. Spectacular. You can tell he's tickled to be posing. Love his expression. #9547619

Carol L. Fowler 7/22/2011 4:37:48 PM

You have a handsome and wonderful model in your family! #9548113

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/23/2011 5:30:53 PM


Wonderful expression and light, an awesome portrait Deb! #9549934

Rona L. Schwarz 7/24/2011 9:30:38 PM

Otis is certainly a great model, Deb! Another fantastic portrait of him - so expressive with beautiful lighting! #9552367

Renee Doyle 8/1/2011 11:33:25 PM

The smile comes from his eyes and is so infectious!! Awesome portrait of your very handsome step dad JSB!! #9575664

Joannie M. Bertucci 8/5/2011 9:22:21 AM

Now this is a fantastic, natural portrait Deb! Your lighting and tones are great and of course it helps to have a handsome model!:-) #9583729

Carla Capra 8/6/2011 9:25:43 AM

Hi Deb;
This one had me smiling along with your step dad. Wonderful portrait.
;) CC #9585949

Bojan Bencic 8/25/2011 1:17:17 PM

Well done. Congratulations on your finalist, Debra. #9627574

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/25/2011 2:06:02 PM

WTG on this wonderful finalist, Deb! :-) k #9627923

Jennifer L. Alder 8/25/2011 2:07:44 PM

Love it, love it!! Big congrats my talented friend :) #9627938

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 8/25/2011 2:37:24 PM

I love the expression and gesture of the hand. This would make a great b&w. #9628210

Carol Eade 8/25/2011 2:42:31 PM

Fabulous portrait, Debra, congratulations on your finalist! #9628233

Phyllis A. Houghton 8/25/2011 3:52:05 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Debbie!! Great portrait. #9628659

Stefania Barbier 8/25/2011 3:57:05 PM

magnificent finalist Deb, huge congrats! #9628701

Phyllis Burchett 8/25/2011 4:00:48 PM

Fabulous portrait Deb, congrats on your finslist! #9628750

Ruth E. Foster-Lindsay 8/25/2011 4:43:15 PM

Fantastic capture Debra! Congrats on a wonderful portrait! :-) #9629216

Judy V. Kennamer 8/25/2011 5:18:42 PM

A BEAUTIFUL Finalist Deb!!! Congrats!!!! #9629591

Patrick Rouzes 8/25/2011 5:23:07 PM

Congratulations & good luck, Debra! WTG! #9629629

Karen Celella 8/25/2011 5:28:34 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Debra! #9629683

Merna L. Nobile 8/25/2011 6:08:20 PM

Great photographers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
Congratulations for your achievement, August, 25, 2011. Merna
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Marcel J. Fernandez 8/25/2011 7:38:19 PM

Really right stuff. Congratulations, Debra on your superb Finalist. #9630821

Ellen Hodges 8/25/2011 8:02:53 PM

Huge congrats, and very best luck with this superb finalist, Deb!!!!! #9630923

Rona L. Schwarz 8/25/2011 8:48:44 PM

I certainly hope Otis is more than a little amused at this silver Finalist, Deb! Marvelous portrait and he's such a great model! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Finalist and Good luck in the next round! #9631136

Usman M. Bajwa 8/25/2011 10:09:31 PM

Wonderful portrait work, Deb. Huge CONGRATZ on another Silver medal. Good luck!!!

UB. #9631479

Kathy Salerni 8/25/2011 10:53:57 PM

Huge congrats on your well deserved Finalist, Deb! #9631647

Shawn Jennings 8/26/2011 8:26:50 AM

WTG Deb! Congratulations on your finalist! #9633144

Lisa J. Boulden 8/26/2011 9:54:02 AM

Big congratulations, Deb!
Wonderful portrait-work!
~♥~Lisa #9633601

Jeana Clark 8/26/2011 11:29:04 AM


Very Wonderful Image!!!
Congratulations on this fabulous Finalist!!! Good luck in the next round!

HAPPY FRIDAY!!!
~J~ #9633937

Bojan Bencic 8/26/2011 12:14:36 PM

Congratulations, Debra! #9634138

Lyn Darlington 8/26/2011 12:22:12 PM

Congratulation on your fantastic gold winner! #9634180

Patrick Rouzes 8/26/2011 12:34:40 PM

He's a natural & so are you, Debra! Congratulations on this well-deserved Winner, my friend! WTg! #9634252

Mitch Spence 8/26/2011 12:50:11 PM

Wonderful portrait, Deb. Congratulations. #9634325

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/26/2011 12:55:57 PM

Fabulous July Winner! :-) k #9634347

Leslie McLain 8/26/2011 12:56:56 PM

Congrats on a terrific winner, Deb. #9634353

Stefania Barbier 8/26/2011 1:33:28 PM

this is SUPERB Deb... huge congrats on your winner!!!! #9634502

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/26/2011 1:35:36 PM

Big congratulations on this Outstanding 1st Place Gold Winner Deb!

jo ann c. #9634512

Linda D. Lester 8/26/2011 2:13:21 PM

:) WTG! The light queen! Congratulations on your win! #9634606

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/26/2011 2:40:02 PM

So much feeling portrayed, congratulations on your outstanding win Deb! #9634724

Phyllis Burchett 8/26/2011 3:25:15 PM

Otis looks like such a wonderful man, big congrats Deb on your win!!! #9634887

Stephen Zacker 8/26/2011 3:34:51 PM

Like the feeling this has. Congratulations #9634928

Danny B. Head 8/26/2011 5:51:06 PM

It just couldn't get any better. Love this one! Congrats! #9635375

Linda L. Ruiz 8/26/2011 7:41:11 PM

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Rona L. Schwarz 8/26/2011 7:44:13 PM

WAHOO and WTG, Deb!!! Such a marvelous portrait and so deserving of the GOLD WINNER! I hope Otis loves it as much as we all do! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!! #9635703

Mary Dimitriw 8/26/2011 7:47:32 PM

I love this portrait Deb...a huge well deserved congrats on your winner! #9635713

Kathy Salerni 8/26/2011 7:48:20 PM

Congratulations on winning Gold, Deb, WTG! #9635716

Carol L. Fowler 8/26/2011 8:54:42 PM

Congrats on this Winner! #9635855

Agnes Fegan 8/26/2011 9:13:47 PM

Congrats on your winning image Deb!!! #9635877

Carol Eade 8/27/2011 4:58:28 AM

Very deserving win, beautiful portrait...big congratulations Deb! #9636348

Linda Blair 8/27/2011 7:19:37 AM

Fabulous winner...congratulations!! #9636564

PATRICIA A. CASEY 8/27/2011 9:05:37 AM

Congratulations Debra.....wonderful portrait and wonderful title...yes he does look amused! You may have found a new model with this win! LOL....Cheers! #9636763

Thomas E. Hinds 8/27/2011 9:08:59 AM

This is a fantastic portrait, Deb! Love the captured expression! A big congratulations on your Winner, my friend! #9636767

Amanda J. Tanner 8/27/2011 11:47:29 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful Gold Winner. Excellent work Debra! #9637051

Monika Sapek 8/27/2011 12:48:40 PM

Great expression and pose! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win with this wonderful portrait, Debra! #9637165

Shawn Jennings 8/27/2011 3:27:20 PM

Congratulations on your win, Deb! #9637483

Kathy Cline 8/27/2011 5:08:29 PM

YAY DEB
CONGRATULATIONS
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Ellen Hodges 8/27/2011 7:52:51 PM

Huge congrats on this awesome portrait, Deb!!! Strictly fabulous!!! #9637885

Phyllis A. Houghton 8/27/2011 7:55:11 PM

Congratulations on your gold Deb. Thanks for commenting on my silver. I am in the East Bay Area. #9637889

Mary K. Robison 8/28/2011 12:09:39 AM

Deb, this portrait is so subtle, AND so telling... Your step dad doesn't need to be laughing out loud to show his amusement. His eyes and mouth tell us he's chuckling inside. A wonderful capture, and so deserving of the gold.
CONGRATULATIONS on your win! #9638114

Barbara Waldoch 8/28/2011 1:20:17 AM

Congratulations on your Awards, Deb! #9638146

Ken Smith 8/28/2011 6:26:19 AM

Way to go, Deb!!! Congrats big time to you! #9638343

R. J. Laudenbacher 8/28/2011 6:39:24 AM

A big congratulations to you Deb on this wonderful gold winner. Love the light on it! #9638353

Ujjwal Mukherjee 8/28/2011 8:15:05 AM

HUGE Congratulations,Deb on your AWESOME Winner!!!! #9638482

Terry Cervi 8/28/2011 9:08:58 AM

What a wonderful portrait this is, Deb! Huge congrats on your win! #9638563

Jessica Jenney 8/28/2011 3:14:09 PM

Congratulations, Debra on your fabulous win! Love it! #9639057

Dave Montero 8/28/2011 3:19:42 PM

Congratulations on your win Debra! #9639073

Cindy Bendush 8/28/2011 9:10:34 PM

Super GOLD portrait Debra - congratulations! #9639663

Nadia Paul 8/28/2011 9:16:59 PM

Wonderful portrait Deb - congrats on your win! #9639682

Julianne Bradford 8/29/2011 6:47:20 AM

Such a terrific portrait Debra..congrats on a well deserved win! #9640201

Renata Gusciora 8/29/2011 8:46:05 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic Winner,Debra!!!:-) #9640526

Patricia A. Coblentz 8/29/2011 12:24:49 PM

Definitely a winning model in your family :)
Such an outstanding portrait, Deb...congratulations on your win! I'm sure he is as pleased as you are :)) #9640923

Gord MacEachern 8/29/2011 2:49:47 PM

This just had to go gold Debra, fantastic portrait here, love the expression you captured!! #9641188

Robyn A. Terrell 8/30/2011 7:19:11 AM

I'm so very happy to see this go Gold, Debra! There is something really spicial about this portrait. You have capture his essence. Huge congrats! #9642620

Usman M. Bajwa 8/31/2011 10:26:40 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!

UB. #9645630

Renee Doyle 9/4/2011 7:29:36 AM

WTG JSB!!! Love this and really happy to see this fantastic portrait again!! Congratulations!!! BTW - remember to look left - lol :-) #9652251

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 9/4/2011 12:19:59 PM

A golden moment captured, just AWESOME Deb!! Huge congratulations on your win!!! #9652633

Brett Dolsen 9/27/2011 1:51:43 AM

Awesome portrait and congratulations on your win Debra!! #9698717

Melissa McCabe 9/27/2011 11:59:25 PM

Congrats Deb, love the Otis series!! : ) -mm #9701967

Linda L. Ruiz 10/1/2011 7:01:32 AM

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Thanks to my stepdad, 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 7/21/2011 7:18:08 PM

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Camera: Nikon D3 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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