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Colette M. Metcalf 2/12/2013 1:43:57 PM

lol Excellent work, Laura!!! #1514333

Monnie Ryan 2/12/2013 3:13:43 PM

Are you still wandering around in there? I can see you! LOL! #10565511

Tiia Vissak 2/13/2013 12:08:41 AM

a cool creation! #10565970

Neal D. Hatcher 2/14/2013 3:09:15 AM

BEAUTIFUL #10567564

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 2/14/2013 3:11:18 AM

Sister!! This is even more mysterious than the previous and also very different.
I totally love it!!
I love the flowers in the hair and the leaves covering the face.
True tree spirit!
All in all a MAGNIFICENT creation!!!
Fav'd! #10567569

Douglas Perry 2/14/2013 6:38:22 AM

Doing some very cool work here Miss Rose. #10567881

Tammy Espino 2/14/2013 8:55:53 PM

Happy V-day!! Wonderful work and capture!!:) #10568669

Mary K. Robison 2/15/2013 7:37:50 AM

Another lovely forest nymph portrait, Pom! Great light and comp, and the DD work is, as always, outstanding!
A belated Happy Valentine's Day to you! #10569208

John Connolly 2/15/2013 1:29:23 PM

Nice DD work Sister Swanee! Your darkroom creativity is remarkable! Love this one! #10569658

Terry Cervi 2/15/2013 6:13:22 PM

More stunning work from you, Ms. Lala!! It's so creative and beautiful!! Faved!! #10569957

Shelly A. Van Camp 2/16/2013 8:30:18 AM

Lovely work, my friend!! :) #10570676

Wm Nosal 2/17/2013 3:38:59 PM

Awesome DD Work, Laura! #10572352

Kathy Salerni 3/27/2013 2:07:17 PM

Congrats on a beautiful Finalist, Laura! #10626276

Bojan Bencic 3/27/2013 2:17:43 PM

Great one, Laura. Congratulations on your finalist! #10626343

Robert R. Goodman 3/27/2013 2:23:23 PM

WTG! Laura,A big congratulations on this beautiful finalist my friend!!!! #10626390

Wm Nosal 3/27/2013 2:41:43 PM

Congratulations, Laura! #10626521

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/27/2013 3:01:50 PM

Congratulations, Sister!
I'm so happy to see this brilliant image as a finalist.
Huuge congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Nancyj E. Hovey 3/27/2013 4:24:39 PM


WTG!!!! 8o) #10627097

Tammy Espino 3/27/2013 4:39:25 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Laura loo loo!! :) #10627196

Irene Colling 3/27/2013 4:44:49 PM

Lovely DD work Laura.

Congratulations on your creative Finalist. #10627229

Agnes Fegan 3/27/2013 4:53:01 PM

Very creative ... congrats! #10627280

Phyllis A. Houghton 3/27/2013 6:53:21 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Laura! #10627969

Mary K. Robison 3/27/2013 8:57:10 PM

Don't have a video, but rest assured, Pommers, I'm doing the Happy Dance for you right now!
CONGRATULATIONS on your charming(and very beautiful)Finalist! Sure hope it's riding gold the next time I see it!

Nadia Paul 3/27/2013 9:06:39 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist Laura! #10628331

Laura E. Swan 3/27/2013 10:57:45 PM

Thank You photo: THANK YOU ththanks_4_zpsc26272ca.gif

Everyone! What A Great Surprise!!!

WOW! Thank You BP Judges!


-Laura :D #10628564

Ann Coates 3/28/2013 12:49:40 AM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist Laura. #10628699

Emile Abbott 3/28/2013 12:16:53 PM

Congratulation on this wonderful DD work and finalist, Laura. #10630165

Stefania Barbier 3/28/2013 1:06:56 PM

wonderful finalist... congratulations!!! #10630310

Nancy L. Green 3/28/2013 2:50:56 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Laura on this wonderful finalist, WTG!!! <>< #10630755

Carol L. Fowler 3/28/2013 6:00:49 PM

Congrats! Your favorite model does it again! #10631226

Renee Doyle 3/29/2013 1:37:13 AM

Cool dd work Laura!! Congratulations!! #10631847

Stephen Zacker 3/29/2013 5:48:27 AM

Love the way you create these. Congratulations #10632290

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/29/2013 10:23:17 AM

Congratulations Laura on this kool finalist!

YOU are your best model! :-)

jo ann c. #10632978

Amanda J. Tanner 3/30/2013 1:00:10 AM

Beautiful work Laura! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist! #10634086

John Connolly 3/30/2013 11:51:41 AM

Bic congratulations on your finalist Sister Swanee! Well done! #10634847

Ellen Hodges 3/31/2013 7:31:18 AM

Huge congrats on a fabulous finalist, Laura!!! Sorry for delay! #10635945

Amanda D. Austwick 4/5/2013 10:12:00 AM

Lovely DD work Laura and so creative. I really like the flowers in your(?) hair, and the treatment. Congratulations on your Finalist! #10642499

Merna L. Nobile 4/16/2013 9:41:28 AM

Dear Photo Friend: I feel that something has changed at Better Photo but cannot tell you just what has happened. I have been here since 2003 and most every month I have written to all the winners telling them how their work touches me. I have witnessed photographs that bring tears to my eyes and colors that are unbelievable, now I am worried that like all good things that it will not be here the next time I look.
But the feeling of not being able to congratulate all the winners for the hard work, and sharing their talent with all of us makes me so sad.
However it turns out and even if this is the last time I have this privilege, to let you know how exceptional your work has been, please know that I will never forget.
CONGRATULATIONS to all of you for the month of February, 2013, I send my very best to you always, Merna Nobile

Sharon Sawyer 4/23/2013 8:58:49 PM

Belated congratulations on this beautiful and creative finalist, Laura!!! #10665238

Laura E. Swan 4/23/2013 10:14:57 PM

Thank you so much everyone. :) Yes Amanda. It is me there. :) I am the only model I know that works this cheap. Lol...

I appreciate all the congratulations and your kindness!!!

-Laura :) #10665304

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/28/2013 4:17:48 PM

Congratulations "Sis"! I certainly would have picked this one.. hope it gets GOLD!

jo ann c . #10671144

Sharon Sawyer 4/28/2013 4:35:59 PM

Laura, HUGE congratulations on this outstanding & most deserving finalist and all the best in the next round!!! #10671214

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 4/28/2013 10:53:25 PM

I'm so happy to see this as a finalist, SSSLala. Huuge congratulations. And fingers crossed for the gold!!! #10672231

Mary K. Robison 4/30/2013 1:29:03 AM

So nice to see this lovely wood nymph again, Pom, especially with that silver necklace for all to see and admire!
CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful SP making Finalist! Really happy the judges saw what everyone else did! ;-) #10675308

Laura E. Swan 4/30/2013 7:56:47 AM

Hi Long Lost Artistic Twin, Sharon, SSSKiki and Mare!

Gasp! This mysterious woman of the forest got herself a Finalist! How exciting and what's even more thrilling is that you have come to congratulate me! :D

Thank you all so much! xo

-SS Sister Pommy Lala #10675940

Tammy Espino 5/1/2013 3:19:54 PM

Found it!!! Congratulations! :) #10678253

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As I Continued To My Walk Through The Forest One Day
I Caught A Glimpse Of Something.

Not Sure What I Saw?

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2.8, 1/100 Hand Held No Flash Fired On Base Image.

Exif: F Number: 2.8, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 4.60 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

Uploaded on 2/12/2013 12:03:02 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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