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Antonio Amen Student 8/24/2012 2:48:20 AM

Very nice portrait. #1482050

Paul E. Earl 8/24/2012 2:53:17 AM

Really lovely image. #10287798

Jack Gaskin 8/24/2012 3:33:17 AM

Great Face on that young man NICE CATCH.

Jack #10287847

Randy D. Dinkins 8/24/2012 3:39:15 AM

Great shot Michelle, really brings out the young lad's protective stance and feelings. #10287855

Linda D. Lester 8/24/2012 4:17:43 AM

Excellent....great timing! #10287900

Marijana Fajgl 8/24/2012 4:19:10 AM

Priceless capture, Michelle! #10287901

Karen E. Michaels 8/24/2012 5:21:25 AM

Mom gave permission, but NOTHING is getting past big brother.
Well done, indeed. #10287976

Kay E. Mahoney 8/24/2012 7:10:09 AM

Adorable photo. He sure does look serious. I bet mom would love a copy of it. #10288111

Gina M. Savage 8/24/2012 4:22:24 PM

Oh Michelle, I so love your portraits. This is a great candid shot and I love that he is protective of his baby sibling. You captured that here. #10288693

Rona L. Schwarz 8/24/2012 9:15:16 PM

Wonderful candid, Michelle! You've really captured such a sensitive and caring expression on that young man and I love his eyes! #10288998

frank w. degenhardt 8/25/2012 5:09:59 AM

This is award winning work my friend. I am so amazed at the level of your talent and the way you have captured some of the most profound images in a style that is raw, real, and of the highest journalist quality. A picture paints a thousand words and this one is speaking loud with its message, that look on that boys face says it all. If this one falls short of being in the winners circle, then none should be in it.
Exception work my friend. #10289185

Emile Abbott 8/25/2012 12:57:47 PM

Agree totally with Frank above Michelle. Award winning work. #10289751

Cindy Bendush 8/25/2012 8:31:19 PM

My condolences on jury duty... However you've captured a terrific story telling image. Hope we see this one again! #10290292

Neal D. Hatcher 8/27/2012 3:34:21 AM

Fantastic capture of a brothers love-I also agree you have a special gift of capturing photos that are full of life and emotion #10291973

Nikki McDonald 8/27/2012 1:27:34 PM

I agree with Frank too, Michelle. This one just called out to me from the thumbnail - and didn't disappoint when opened. Wonderful moment and expressions. #10292698

Emile Abbott 9/24/2012 9:19:46 AM

I knew this was a winner from the first time I saw it. Go for the Gold Michelle. #10335599

PATRICIA A. CASEY 9/24/2012 9:39:52 AM

Wowzer! this is a beauty Michelle....Congrats on the finalist for this one too.....hope we see both again....they're both stunning captures! #10335704

Marijana Fajgl 9/24/2012 11:15:54 AM

Another fantastic finalist, Michelle! Congratulations! #10336095

Tammy Espino 9/24/2012 12:22:32 PM

Congrats ,Michelle :) #10336370

Stefania Barbier 9/24/2012 12:35:50 PM

touching finalist Michelle... congratulations! #10336462

Ann Coates 9/24/2012 12:59:57 PM

Congratulations on another fabulous finalist Michelle. #10336647

Bobby Ray Goodman 9/24/2012 1:50:16 PM

Big Congratulations on your beautiful finalist,Michelle!!! #10337004

Nancy Marie Ricketts 9/24/2012 2:07:58 PM

Beautiful story and portrait of emotions, Michelle- an awesome finalist! #10337103

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/24/2012 3:13:10 PM

Outstanding in every way, Michelle!

Congrats and best wishes for the next round!
Debby #10337504

Danny B. Head 9/24/2012 3:40:30 PM

Powerful! Congrats! #10337675

Lindley Johnson 9/24/2012 3:58:37 PM

An awesome portrait, Michelle, and a well-deserved finalist - congratulations! #10337746

Phyllis A. Houghton 9/24/2012 4:13:14 PM

Your title is perfect. Congratulations, Michelle! #10337807

Lydia Williams 9/24/2012 4:20:45 PM

Great portrait, Michelle..well done!
Congratulations! #10337833

Neal D. Hatcher 9/24/2012 5:17:32 PM

-----------"CONGRATULATIONS"------------ #10338167

Leslie McLain 9/24/2012 5:43:27 PM

Congrats on a wonderful finalist, Michele. #10338277

Phyllis Burchett 9/24/2012 5:50:14 PM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist! #10338309

Mukesh Srivastava 9/24/2012 6:54:50 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic Finalist,Michelle!!!! #10338700

Renee Doyle 9/24/2012 7:18:17 PM

What a wonderful storytelling portrait Michelle! Congratulations! #10338839

Raymond Pauly 9/24/2012 10:03:39 PM

Great capture, Michelle! Congratulations! #10339320

Connie J. Bagot 9/25/2012 7:43:06 AM

This is just wonderful Michelle---congratulations! #10340159

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 9/25/2012 7:46:26 AM

What a heartmelting image, Michelle. Congratulations again!! #10340170

Patrick Rouzes 9/25/2012 10:57:43 AM

Incrdible finalist, Michelle! Good luck, my friend!
#10340603

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/25/2012 12:18:48 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Michelle..it is really Special!

jo ann c. #10340854

frank w. degenhardt 9/25/2012 1:14:43 PM

I'm wish for this to be a Winner my friend. What portrait work you do. Congratulations on the Finalist my friend. #10340982

Heather Loewenhardt 9/25/2012 9:46:06 PM

Fantastic expression captured here. The b/w works so well. Congrats on all your finalists. #10341729

Louisa Hancock 9/26/2012 9:41:05 PM

This is fantastic, a wonderful finalist image with a great story attached #10342953

Rona L. Schwarz 9/27/2012 2:45:24 PM

So happy to see this one again, Michelle! Such a unique candid capture, so full of emotion. I think Gold would go very well with the B&W! Congratulations again! #10343942

Nadia Paul 9/28/2012 10:50:18 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Michelle! #10345853

Merna L. Nobile 9/30/2012 12:35:27 PM


I heard the good news…and could not be happier for you! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna
#10347772

Graeme Chow 10/6/2012 3:03:32 AM

Congratulations ! on your super finalists. Missed out earlier, Michelle. #10357639

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After jury duty yesterday, I took a pitstop at the Market East Train Station in Philadelphia. So this was shot in the Women's Restroom.
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Mom had to briefly leave her tiny baby in the protection of her older son, who took his responsibility exTREMEly seriously. When I shot this, Mom was washing her hands and gave me permission to photograph her children. The baby was resting on the changing table, cradled in his brother's arms.
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More Jury duty today. Must rush.

Exif: F Number: 3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 14.90 mm, Model: DMC-LX5

Uploaded on 8/24/2012 2:19:55 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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