Wm Nosal level-deluxe 4/7/2012 2:15:52 PM

Beautiful, Laura!
COOL Image! #1455103

Theresa Marie Jones level-deluxe 4/7/2012 2:19:04 PM

Amazing effects, love it! Gorgeous! #10080090

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-deluxe 4/7/2012 2:24:54 PM

Amazing work, SSSister. A total favorite. #10080099

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 4/7/2012 2:49:52 PM

Wow Laura - You have done an amazing job with this!! #10080133

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 4/7/2012 2:50:39 PM

Beautiful work, Laura. Love the effect. #10080134

John Connolly level-deluxe 4/7/2012 3:15:51 PM

A stunning image with awesome effects Sister Laura! Aabit has a beautiful face, and you have captured and presented it very well here! #10080179

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 4/7/2012 3:16:16 PM

Wow.. a Beautiful image and woman #10080181

Monnie Ryan level-deluxe 4/7/2012 5:06:07 PM

Fantastic image, Miss Laura! #10080283

Bobby Ray Goodman level-deluxe 4/7/2012 6:17:11 PM

Hi Laura,Well!if sings Country I have a great chance of seeing her.Beautiful SP!!! #10080360

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 4/7/2012 6:27:02 PM

Hi Wm, Theresa, SSSKiki, Jeff, Kay, Brother John, Steve, Monnie and Bobby!

WHAT? You guys thought this was me? No, no! It's Aabit!!! Ha!

OKAY OKAY...SO YOU MIGHT KNOW WHO IT IS. Drats! You guys are just too good!

Bobby, don't tell anyone, but yes. This particular Aabit DOES sing country western. Just not on any CD you will find in your local stores. The Egyptians would frown on that. Lol....

Thanks everyone!!! This has been such fun already. Your comments are very entertaining!!! (As usual!)

-Aabit .... er ... I mean -Laura :D !! #10080366

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 4/7/2012 7:23:12 PM

What an amazing piece of work, Laura...and speaking of PIECES OF WORK...What an amazing one YOU are! #10080409

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 4/8/2012 12:09:06 AM

A delightful combination of effects, Pom, and the result is a charming SP! Always tremendous fun to see what form the Goddess has taken! #10080596

Kathy Coombs level-deluxe 4/8/2012 12:53:25 AM

This is my favorite by far! #10080624

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 4/8/2012 6:14:56 AM

Fabulous capture of this gorgeous model, Laura!!!! Happy Easter dear friend!! #10080903

Douglas Perry level-deluxe 4/8/2012 6:43:35 AM

Queen of the Nile! #10080934

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 4/8/2012 7:02:08 PM

You've outdone yourself again, Laura!! It's nice to meet Aabit! Or, it's nice to see you again!! LOL. #10081662

Lorna Shutter 4/9/2012 4:29:47 AM

Wow, Laura!!! Is this the Easter Aabit? LOL! Just joking as always! This is absolutely gorgeous! Love the AWESOME DD work!!! The lighting and tones are fantastic! ... and her eyes really stand out! I would love to hear Aabit sing! If her voice is as beautiful as her face, then she is truly blessed!!! HAPPY EASTER MONDAY, SIS!!!!! :)
Photobucket #10082053

Neal D. Hatcher level-deluxe 4/9/2012 3:55:11 PM

Awesome work #10082898

Tammy Espino 4/9/2012 4:03:36 PM

Well aren't you something! :) Awesome work and capture girl~ #10082917

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 4/9/2012 5:20:01 PM

You talent & creativity know no boundries, Swanee Laura! Aabit is a lovely lady! Exceptional work, my friend! #10082977

Laura L. Gonzales level-deluxe 4/10/2012 8:48:27 AM

Fantastic DD work Emmy, your creativity never ceases to amaze me! Love it! Have a super day sweetie! ;) #10084091

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-deluxe 4/10/2012 2:53:50 PM

Her eyes sparkle like the gems on her crown, we're the privileged few who go and visit your gallery for a glimpse of the singing goddess. So lovely! #10084487

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 4/10/2012 10:33:49 PM

Wonderful dd work, Laura. You look like an Egyptian Queen, WoW!

UB. #10085116

Christine R. Lobsinger level-deluxe 4/12/2012 5:06:38 AM

Queen is right!
Beautiful effects dear Laura!
Smiling With You,
Chris #10087038

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 4/12/2012 6:45:50 AM

Totally gorgeous Laura, that means you AND your work..

jo ann c. #10087205

Shelly A. Van Camp level-deluxe 4/14/2012 1:07:52 PM

I love it, Laura!! Well done!! #10090659

Lydia Williams level-deluxe 4/17/2012 4:11:47 PM

Oh my, Laura...this is fantastic...she is gorgeous! :)))) #10096028

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-deluxe 4/17/2012 5:43:31 PM

WOW! Such an artistic flare you have, Ms. Laura! :-) k #10096172

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 4/17/2012 11:02:05 PM

Hi Everyone! :))) You are so good to me and my work! ALWAYS a pleasure to have you here and to read your responses. :) !!!

HeeHee Lorna "The Easter Aabit" Eh? Said by a true Canadian that still had frozen winter lips!

Well, Goddess Aabit has a message for you all, too, but it's in Egyptian. I have no idea what it means. She Says to tell you:

"Salam ya sadeeqee. Shukran. Da fakhr layy!!"

And then she closed her eyes and nodded her head once. :)

I'm sure she was likely thanking you. She looked very honored by your comments.

-Laura :D #10096508

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 4/20/2012 10:10:45 AM

Your digital darkroom talents continue to be an inspiration to us all Laura. You are an unique personality we all appreciate. #10100816

Karen Kessler level-deluxe 4/26/2012 6:51:55 PM

This one should definitely go higher than the EP, Lala! This is BEAUTIFUL (the subject definitely makes this one)! :) #10110738

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 5/6/2012 8:35:46 AM

Super work and gorgeous model, Laura!! Creativity plus!!! #10126090

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 5/9/2012 10:05:17 PM

Hi Emile, Sister Karen an Ellen! :D

You guys inspire me to try my very best. I can't thank you enough!!!

-Lala #10131614

John Connolly level-deluxe 6/5/2012 3:59:54 PM

Nice to see this one again Laura! One of these days I hope to emulate your DD prowess! #10169842

John Rivera 6/6/2012 4:28:50 AM

Great work! #10170239

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 6/8/2012 12:56:02 PM

Way Kool and creative, Laura. #10173105

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 6/11/2012 6:45:15 PM

Awesome! Beautiful dd work girl...and let me say...Your are Beautiful !

jo ann c. #10176777

Debbie Bray level-deluxe 6/13/2012 4:10:24 AM

Aww Laura-lou, this is just so gorgeous, you are such the talented diva! I hope you are recognised for your talents, not just here, but everywhere!! #10178418

Wm Nosal level-deluxe 7/30/2012 12:05:42 PM

Congratulations, Laura! #10250626

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 7/30/2012 12:24:45 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Laura!

jo ann c. #10250743

Lorna Shutter level-deluxe 7/30/2012 1:00:19 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on all 3 of your Finalists this month, Sis!!!!! I'm so proud of you!!! WTG!!! :)


Jill Odice level-deluxe 7/30/2012 1:03:31 PM

THis is beautiful! Congrats again! #10250926

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 7/30/2012 1:16:06 PM

SO MUCH EVERYONE. I am sitting here in shock at the moment. This is a world record for me. Three finalists! Lol...Are they all in DDR? No. Two are! Lol...Maybe I will get one Gold of three?

Thanks so much to each of you and to the BP Judges for deeming this worthy of your time and eyes!

Dancing with you Dooners!

-Laura :D #10250989

Tammy Espino level-deluxe 7/30/2012 1:38:53 PM

Back to back congrats again!!!!!!!! :) #10251105

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 7/30/2012 1:41:01 PM

Well done, Laura. Congratulations on your finalists. #10251119

Lydia Williams level-deluxe 7/30/2012 3:05:14 PM

Yay, Laura!!! Another finalist, you are the bestest! So happy for you...Congratulations! #10251885

Bobby Ray Goodman level-deluxe 7/30/2012 3:15:33 PM

Fantastic caprture my friend.Congratulations!!! #10251948

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 7/30/2012 3:36:38 PM

Congratulations again! #10252047

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 7/30/2012 3:41:11 PM

Huge congrats on another wonderful Finalist, Laura! Best of luck in the next round! #10252077

Lyn Darlington level-deluxe 7/30/2012 5:33:54 PM

Huge congrats! #10252729

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 7/30/2012 7:07:28 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Laura. #10253203

Neal D. Hatcher level-deluxe 7/30/2012 7:11:09 PM


Christine R. Lobsinger level-deluxe 7/30/2012 7:41:23 PM

Hello Miss Goddess-
A big Congrats to you on your lovely Finalist!!!
Smiling again,
Chris #10253360

Ann Coates level-deluxe 7/30/2012 8:10:24 PM

Congratulations Laura, this is fabulous. #10253465

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 7/30/2012 11:01:44 PM

Wonderful creation, Laura. CONGRATZ on both the Finalists, good luck up next!

UB. #10253806

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 7/31/2012 12:42:51 AM

So Very Much Everyone!!! You're the BESTEST, TOO!!! :D (Quoting Lydia up there!)

Each word here is very appreciated! This image had more work on it than Phyllis Diller has had face lifts! HA! It was fun to make, too!

Thanks again!

-Laura :D #10253881

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 7/31/2012 3:31:37 AM

Love this one! Congratulations #10254057

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 7/31/2012 6:58:48 AM


on your very deserving FINALIST! #10254477

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-deluxe 7/31/2012 8:12:32 AM

Beautifully done image editing. #10254626

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 7/31/2012 10:19:29 AM

Terrific work on this effect, Laura; congratulations! #10255129

Stan Kwasniowski level-deluxe 7/31/2012 3:24:01 PM

Laura, congratulations #10255759

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 7/31/2012 4:00:56 PM

CONGRATS once again, Laura! A very Swanee image!

David M. Montero level-deluxe 8/4/2012 3:30:24 PM

Alot of great work well presented. Congratulations on your Finalist selection Laura! #10262837

Robert Jensen level-deluxe 1/1/2013 10:23:46 AM

Love this image and gorgeous model #10494079

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What are the chances of getting a glimpse of Aabit??? The singing Goddess.
(Ruling Over: Music, song, voice, arts).

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