Heartfelt Joy

© Ellen Hodges

Heartfelt Joy

Tiia Vissak 11/19/2012 8:57:49 AM

a wonderful scene! #1499256

Tammy M. Anderson 11/19/2012 9:36:16 AM

Wonderful comp. and light. Ellen. I bet they love this picture. #10425451

Lindley Johnson 11/19/2012 9:47:24 AM

Beautiful black and white tones, and wonderful facial expressions, Ellen. #10425461

Leslie McLain 11/19/2012 10:13:33 AM

Beautiful capature and use of B&W, Ellen. Very well done. #10425470

John Connolly 11/19/2012 12:20:58 PM

A beautiful portrait of this tender moment Ellen! This one works so well in B&W! #10425594

Ann Lyssenko 11/19/2012 3:27:23 PM

Mugging for the camera already! What a cutie. You have captured an intimate moment to treasure. Ann #10425862

Carol Flisak 11/19/2012 3:32:14 PM

What a beautiful moment you captured, Ellen... precious, perfect light and excellent use of black and white! Well done! #10425869

Mary Dimitriw 11/19/2012 6:34:13 PM

What a gorgeous portrait Ellen. Really does convey such "heartfelt joy"!

Hope your week is not too busy, the countdown begins. #10426073

Connie J. Bagot 11/19/2012 7:17:48 PM

So sweet and very beautiful---your b/w skin tones are to die for! #10426104

Mary K. Robison 11/19/2012 11:30:39 PM

Such a lovely and love-filled portrait, Ellen! The lighting and b&w are marvelous together. #10426213

Reynaldo D. Reyes 11/20/2012 3:36:57 PM

Love this tender moment captured in this intimate portrait. It gives a heart warming feeling indeed. #10427226

Ellen Hodges 11/20/2012 4:24:20 PM

Super pillow with beautiful design and color, Tiia!!! #10427267

Rona L. Schwarz 11/20/2012 10:48:44 PM

A most special moment you've captured here, Ellen and so beautifully! Your B&W skin tones are wonderful! #10427599

Avril Young 11/20/2012 11:17:14 PM

wow, stunning and outstanding portrait Ellen..and just so cute too.. #10427618

Lynne Morris 11/21/2012 12:11:00 AM

Beautiful work Ellen. #10427644

Robert R. Goodman 11/21/2012 9:37:52 AM

Hi Ellen,Beautiful capture and a big congratulations to you and your family!!!! #10428168

Linda S. Smith 11/26/2012 7:41:51 AM

Congrats on your new arrival Ellen! This is such a beautiful moment in time that you and the family will treasure for years! Love the b&w processing! #10433784

Ann Coates 12/28/2012 12:35:38 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist Ellen. #10481985

Robert R. Goodman 12/28/2012 4:10:06 AM

Hi Ellen,Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!! #10482302

Ellen Hodges 12/28/2012 4:15:36 AM

Thanks so much BP for choosing this image and thanks so much for the kind comments, friends!! #10482316

Leslie McLain 12/28/2012 4:27:30 AM

Congrats on your portrait finalist, Ellen. Way to go. #10482378

Marilyn Cornwell 12/28/2012 4:31:56 AM

What a striking image! So full of Joy! Congratulations, Ellen! It's a wonderful Finalist! #10482404

Tammy M. Anderson 12/28/2012 4:34:35 AM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist. #10482418

Carol Flisak 12/28/2012 5:24:03 AM

Huge congrats on your wonderful finalist, Ellen! Good luck in the next round! #10482618

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 12/28/2012 6:26:44 AM

What a wonderful and special moment so beautifully captured, Ellen.
Huuge congratulations on all of your finalists this month. I hope to see gold on each. #10482800

Lynne Morris 12/28/2012 6:35:53 AM

Huge Congratulations on your finalist Ellen, this is beautiful. #10482846

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 12/28/2012 8:26:34 AM

Beautiful. #10483317

Kathy Salerni 12/28/2012 9:22:13 AM

Huge congrats and good luck in the next round, Ellen! #10483502

Connie J. Bagot 12/28/2012 9:48:31 AM

Congratulations Ellen---wonderful finalist! #10483638

Tiia Vissak 12/28/2012 10:59:58 AM

Congratulations! #10484040

frank w. degenhardt 12/28/2012 11:26:36 AM

So touching Ellen. Love the black and white. Annie and I congratulate you on another beautiful Finalist dear friend. #10484209

Emile Abbott 12/28/2012 12:07:42 PM

Another fantastic and touching finalist, Congrats again Ellen. #10484438

John Connolly 12/28/2012 12:54:00 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Ellen! Well done!

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/28/2012 12:55:19 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist Ellen, it is soo sweet!

jo ann c. #10484632

Tammy Espino 12/28/2012 2:38:21 PM

Congrats on this adorable finalist! #10484926

Debra R. Harder 12/28/2012 3:00:32 PM

All your finalists are GOLD winners in my book, Ellen! Huge congratulations!! #10484966

R. J. Laudenbacher 12/28/2012 3:01:42 PM

Such a wonderful portrait, Ellen. Congrats on this touching finalist! #10484969

Kay E. Mahoney 12/28/2012 3:55:06 PM

Congratulations on your adorable finalist, Ellen. #10485073

Linda S. Smith 12/28/2012 5:17:58 PM

Huge Congrats on this beautiful finalist Ellen!!! #10485299

Deborah C. Lewinson 12/28/2012 8:02:05 PM

Congratulations on your addition and gorgeous finalist, Ellen!

Debby #10485849

a2o aini 12/29/2012 3:08:37 AM

Huge congratulations on this lovely finalist Ellen! Very well presented! #10486308

Marcel J. Fernandez 12/29/2012 7:17:30 AM

Congratulations, Ellen on your three Beautiful Finalist. #10486647

Ann Lyssenko 12/29/2012 7:28:26 AM

Congratulations Ellen on this beautiful images capturing a loving moment being a finalist! Ann #10486661

Nancy L. Green 12/29/2012 9:22:37 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Ellen on your wonderful finalist, WTG my friend!!! <>< #10486891

Sabrina Ryan 12/29/2012 11:49:37 AM

Congratulations on all your fantastic Finalists, Ellen! #10487247

Mary Dimitriw 12/30/2012 5:03:41 AM

Congratulations on this special portrait! A beautiful finalist! #10488901

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/30/2012 9:47:57 AM

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Ellen! #10489459

Lindley Johnson 12/30/2012 2:33:17 PM

Congratulations on your sweet finalist, Ellen. #10489983

Mary K. Robison 12/31/2012 3:17:20 AM

Congratulations on this lovely portrait becoming a Finalist, Ellen! #10490794

Phyllis A. Houghton 1/2/2013 11:14:16 AM

They will treasure this always. Congratulations Ellen! #10495758

Amanda J. Tanner 1/2/2013 5:12:31 PM

Congratulations Ellen! A beautiful portrait! #10496247

Rona L. Schwarz 1/3/2013 9:38:38 PM

I knew we would see this again, Ellen! It is such a special image! Congrats on the Finalist and sorry I am so behind in commenting! #10498282

Merna L. Nobile 1/20/2013 12:24:35 PM

January is a month of reflection for me, I remember how privileged I was to observe all the outstanding work and beautiful photographs of the past year. For the last time this year, I would be honored to congratulate you for your spectacular work and willingness to share with all of us, Happy New Year, Merna Nobile

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Dear friends have an adorable new addition to the family! Have a great day, friends!

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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