Paul E. Earl 9/26/2005 12:21:02 AM

Aaaahhhhhh!!! Sooooo cute! I love the focus you have gort on his eyes!! This is really very beautiful! #316606

Swapnali J. Desai 9/26/2005 12:26:11 AM

Waow!!! very very cute one... great capture! #1884460

Nicole Kessel 9/26/2005 6:20:40 AM

Adorable! Love his eyes! Nice job! #1885674

Margot Petrowski 9/26/2005 6:48:17 AM

GORGEOUS!!!!! #1885786

Sandy Landon 9/26/2005 8:22:07 AM

Look at those eyes!! What a cutie!! Great shot! #1886216

Janie Carpenter 9/26/2005 8:22:35 AM

I love the eyes, great work!! #1886219

Janine Russell 9/26/2005 8:37:46 AM

Paul, Swapnali, Nicole, Margot, Sandy & Janie, thank you so much for all of your kind comments. #1886276

Lisa D. Greer 9/26/2005 10:08:13 AM

Sooooooooo cute!!!! #1886516

Shelly A. Van Camp 9/26/2005 10:20:32 AM

Soooooo sweet! Love it :) #1886571

Janine Russell 9/26/2005 11:03:42 AM

Lisa & Shelly, I really appreciate your encouraging comments. #1886701

Candice C. Calhoun 9/26/2005 11:19:53 PM

Darling photo! Wow, love those eyes!

ccc #1889206

Daniel Diaz 9/27/2005 3:19:18 AM

Gorgeous portrait Janine, tooooo cute!!! #1889647

Janine Russell 9/27/2005 8:16:04 AM

Candice & Daniel, thanks so much for your encouraging comments. #1891212

Susie Peek-Swint 9/27/2005 4:45:37 PM

Beautiful portrait of your grandson Janine ~ wonderful eyes ~ great title too! #1893121

Janine Russell 9/27/2005 5:10:18 PM

Susan, I really appreciate your comments. #1893188

Jim Kinnunen 9/28/2005 7:15:44 AM

Great expression, Janine!!! #1894957

Susana Ms Heide 9/28/2005 7:37:43 AM

What a cute photo of your grandson!! Love the sharpness and the catchlights in his eyes! #1895033

Janine Russell 9/28/2005 8:27:30 AM

Jim & Susana, than so much for your words of encouragement. #1895240

Debbie Hartley 9/29/2005 4:27:49 AM

What a gorgeous little boy Janine! So Cute! #1898325

Janine Russell 9/29/2005 8:08:54 AM

Debbie, I really appreciate your kind words. #1899082

Photographer 10/3/2005 11:32:58 PM

Wonderful lighting on this Beauty Janine, love it! #1914367

Janine Russell 10/4/2005 12:03:30 AM

Her, your comments are really appreciated. #1914389

Lori S. Aschbrenner 10/4/2005 7:43:24 AM

What a perfect capture of your gorgeous grandson, Janine! I love the perfect focus on his eyes, and of course the fingers in the mouth... teething, I presume? My son was sitting on my lap as I was looking at this image, doing the exact same thing. He's currently getting his molars in. #1916028

Janine Russell 10/4/2005 8:03:44 AM

Lori, thank so much for your kind words. #1916112

Patrick Campbell 10/8/2005 8:18:06 AM

What a great shot of your grandson, Janine! He looks so curious and eager. #1929989

Janine Russell 10/8/2005 9:59:54 AM

Patrick, I appreciate your comments so much. #1930229

Stanley J. Contrades 10/21/2005 1:35:43 AM

Love the expression you've caught on this, Janine!! CONGRATULATIONS and the best of luck to you in the next round with this wonderful portrait!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1975426

Photographer 10/21/2005 7:46:48 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Janine! #1977325

Janine Russell 10/21/2005 8:21:17 AM

Stan & Reine, thanks so much for your much appreciated kind words. #1977637

Ermanno Radice 10/21/2005 12:34:27 PM

Congratulations, Janine, on your wonderful finalist!


Rakesh Syal 10/21/2005 1:10:11 PM

Congratulations, Janine!!! #1979295

Janine Russell 10/21/2005 1:12:28 PM

Ermanno & Rakesh, I truly appreciate your kind remarks; thanks so much. #1979317

Janet Williams 10/21/2005 1:22:46 PM

WOW - Janine - I never saw this one originally. It is just soooo gorgeous. What a wonderful capture. Those eyes are just to die for! Tremendous finalist - good luck in the next round. #1979404

Janine Russell 10/21/2005 1:36:34 PM

Janet, thanks so much for your kind comments and support. #1979510

Patrick Campbell 10/21/2005 2:31:47 PM

Kudos, Janine, and best of luck in the next round! #1979818

Janine Russell 10/21/2005 3:00:52 PM

Patrick, thanks so much for your kind words. #1980041

Melissa A. Mannon 10/21/2005 5:36:44 PM

Congratulations Janine! He's adorable! Beautiful portrait. #1980922

Janine Russell 10/21/2005 5:45:30 PM

Melissa, thanks so much for your words of encouragement. #1980972

Jim Kinnunen 10/22/2005 9:40:24 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful portrait!!! #1986418

Janine Russell 10/22/2005 10:40:50 PM

Jim, I really appreciate your kind remarks; thanks. #1986499

Sandy Landon 10/23/2005 9:22:03 PM

So cute!!! Congrats!!! #1990500

Janine Russell 10/23/2005 9:52:26 PM

Sandy, thanks so much for your words of encouragement. #1990549

Mary K. Robison 11/1/2005 2:57:20 AM

Such a perfect title for such a sweet portrait, Janine. A belated Congratulations for its finalist spot! #2021035

Janine Russell 11/1/2005 7:45:40 AM

Mary, thanks so much for your congratulations and encouragement; I really appreciate it. #2022547

Keith L. Clayton 11/7/2005 3:50:37 PM

Priceless!! I can see why you won!! #2045926

Janine Russell 11/7/2005 4:30:33 PM

Keith, I really appreciate your comments; thanks so much. #2046062

Christopher Budny 11/7/2005 8:03:41 PM

Definitely a prize-winner! Your listing of edits made is daunting to me---shows me how much I have to learn! #2046719

Janine Russell 11/7/2005 8:19:51 PM

Christopher, thanks so much; your comments are a great encouragement to me. #2046792

Leah 11/8/2005 6:31:34 PM

Janine, This is an amazing photograph. I really like the focus on the eyes and how the outer edges are blurred. Very nice job! #2051691

Janine Russell 11/8/2005 9:42:34 PM

Leah, thanks so much; I really appreciate your encouragement. #2052315

Janine Russell 11/25/2005 11:46:05 AM

I am resubmitting this in the November 2005 contest; maybe a winner this time? #2119651

Janine Russell 12/4/2005 8:02:51 AM

From Carrianne Hornok
I love your finalist picture of the baby!! His eyes are amazing!


Breanna D. Manley 1/10/2006 8:49:24 AM

Thank you for commenting on my photo. Thought I would stop by and check out your gallery. This grandson of yours is a cutie. I love your gallery everything is so nice and clear. You do an amazing job on your photos.
Love them all, Breanna #2272531

Janine Russell 1/10/2006 9:08:50 AM

Breanna, you're welcome and thanks so much for taking the time to check out my gallery and for your nice comments; I really appreciate your encouragement. #2272603

Pamela J. Morin 1/31/2006 2:28:55 PM

true perfection #2361327

Britney Warren 2/2/2006 6:52:05 PM

Thanks for your photo input. I really appreciate it. I love this photo. He's so delicate and precious. Its a very touching photograph. #2370576

Janine Russell 2/2/2006 7:28:29 PM

Pamela and Britney, thanks so much for your encouraging comments. #2370650

Sandra Freyler 2/3/2006 1:48:38 PM

I know i'm alittle tooo late to congratulate you, but this portrait is adorable! WOnderful capture and love the closeup, Janine! Great work! COngratulations! :) #2373546

Janine Russell 2/3/2006 3:19:05 PM

Sandra, thanks very much; it's one of my favorites of my grandson. #2373817

Tori A. Woods 3/10/2006 4:42:51 PM

I love this shot Janine.....your grandson is cute!!
I love the way you captured his beautiful eyes....I bet he does a lot of "talking" with those eyes...I bet they can get him out of trouble if he's gotton into any yet....he's adorable........Tori #2519384

Janine Russell 3/10/2006 4:57:16 PM

Tori, thanks very much for your nice comments; he's already gotten into "trouble" - check out his photo on page 1 of my gallery "I've Had A Tough Weekend". He'll be a year old on March 29th and is a real sweet and active little boy.

Tori A. Woods 3/10/2006 6:00:33 PM

oh poor little guy!!
he looks like he did have a tough cute though....he really looks "all boy" in that one...Tori #2519604

Janine Russell 3/10/2006 6:10:59 PM

Tori, thanks; he's had his stitches out and is doing great now. #2519633

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Photo of my 6 month old grandson, Isaac, was taken on September 24, 2005
Canon 50mm F/1.4 lens @ 1/350 second, ISO 400
Cropped, cloned, levels, dodged, sharpened and resized in Photoshop; Neat Image applied

Uploaded on 9/26/2005 12:19:12 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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