A Child's Wonderment

© Donna La Mattino Pagakis

A Child's Wonderment

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/15/2013 2:12:33 AM

I am including the before images, for comparison only. #1544542

William C. Raco level-classic 9/15/2013 4:20:14 AM

I can sense the wonderment in the boy's eyes and pose in this fantastic photo, Donna.
Excellent work #10844477

Joy Rector level-classic 9/15/2013 4:26:31 AM

beautiful #10844482

Naomi Weiser level-classic 9/15/2013 6:57:28 AM

nice work.love all the fish .htd! #10844655

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 9/15/2013 7:34:50 AM

Priceless! I love this Donna, your work is perfect!

jo ann c. #10844719

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 9/15/2013 8:24:43 AM

Superb work, Donna, with captivating results! HTD! #10844764

Julianne Bradford level-classic 9/15/2013 8:45:56 AM

Your editing and PS skills are fabulous Donna! You are such an inspiring friend and photographer! #10844779

Mitch Spence level-classic 9/15/2013 12:30:08 PM

Your aquarium images are always lovely things, Donna, and your work here with bringing out just the right details of the wondering child is right on. #10844986

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 9/15/2013 5:41:53 PM

Thanks so much!!!



Bob Cournoyer level-classic 9/15/2013 7:33:41 PM

No wonder he's in wonderment! Great sense of scale... :-)

Happy Theme Day #10845392

Leslie McLain level-classic 9/16/2013 4:42:27 AM

Fantastic capture and colors, Donna. #10845772

Nikki McDonald level-classic 9/16/2013 1:33:13 PM

Nice revisions - the flashes of orange are perfect and I love the lighter tones. Delightful capture. #10846384

Michele Peterson level-classic 9/16/2013 9:46:27 PM

Great job, Donna! This is really pretty and definitely full of wonder! #10846734

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 9/19/2013 2:32:56 PM

Wonderful image..I always love these pictures of the the children at the Aquarium. Excellent post processing and editing. #10848985

Tammy Espino 10/31/2013 7:46:34 AM

Congrats on getting staff favorite!! :) #10885050

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 10/31/2013 2:18:08 PM

Beautiful finalist. Congrats!! #10885438

Emile Abbott level-classic 10/31/2013 2:22:30 PM

Congrats on another awesome finalist, Donna. #10885456

Julianne Bradford level-classic 10/31/2013 6:12:35 PM

Wonderful finalist and pp Donna! #10886012

Naomi Weiser level-classic 11/1/2013 1:14:01 AM

love your tweaks, great shot, congrats! #10886467

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 11/1/2013 1:21:34 AM

Thank you for all of your congratulatory wishes and nice comments! #10886471

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 11/3/2013 8:13:50 PM

Beautiful...Congratulations on a well deserved finalist. #10890093

Merna L. Nobile 11/19/2013 3:42:26 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! Itís great to know you have something new to smile about and a special reason to be proud.
Merna #10902837

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My PG 101 Before and After Theme Entry

Edited with Photomatix, PS CS5, OnOne Phototools and Nik Software. Some of the fish were copy and pasted. Distracting fish were removed. The transform tool was also used.

Birch Aquarium
La Jolla, California
September 12, 2013

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
RAW / Aperture Priority / -1/3 EC / 40 mm
F 7.1 @ 1/200 ISO 5000

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 5000, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 40.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 9/15/2013 2:11:29 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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