High Expectations

© Phyllis H. Burchett

High Expectations

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 12/9/2013 11:38:03 AM

Outstanding! Sure we will see this again. #1555414

Michelle Tinger 12/9/2013 11:58:36 AM

Great image, excellent lighting #10918290

Tammy D. Ferren level-deluxe 12/9/2013 12:12:24 PM

This is a winner for sure, Phyllis. The comp, lighting....everything about it is perfect. May I ask how it was lit? Absolutely love it. #10918305

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 12/9/2013 12:19:33 PM

Absolutely stunning portraiture. #10918312

Colette M. Metcalf level-deluxe 12/10/2013 1:10:53 AM

Wonderful capture, Phyllis!! Hope to see this again. #10918608

Carol L. Fowler 12/11/2013 5:38:13 PM

Masterful! Love the tones, lighting, composition, etc! #10919914

Michele Peterson level-deluxe 12/14/2013 10:08:11 PM

Oh this is a winner, for sure! So cute, she looks so little and sweet!! #10921903

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/21/2013 5:46:25 PM

Ohhh Phyllis! This is adorable, a fave for me for sure!

Merry Christmas!

jo ann c. #10927104

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 12/31/2013 3:42:42 AM

Stunning capture, Phyllis. Love it. #10932434

Karen Celella level-deluxe 1/10/2014 1:54:12 PM

Outstanding in every way, Phyllis! #10942171

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 1/10/2014 4:33:59 PM

ABSOLUTELY adorable in every way! #10942295

Nadia Paul level-deluxe 1/31/2014 8:17:52 PM

Congrats on this beautiful finalist Phyllis! #10961490

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 2/1/2014 2:38:32 AM

Fantastic photo, Phyllis. Congratulations on your win! #10961770

Leslie McLain level-deluxe 2/1/2014 4:01:51 AM

Congrats on a stunning winner, Phyllis. #10961803

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 2/1/2014 4:23:14 AM

Knew this would be a winner. Congrats! #10961850

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 2/1/2014 5:41:11 AM

Huge congrats on a gorgeous winner, Phyllis!! #10961936

Michael M. Petrizzo level-deluxe 2/1/2014 5:55:51 AM

Can't believe this didn't place higher. Beautiful image.

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 2/1/2014 6:04:45 AM

Priceless image. Huge Congratulations, Phyllis. #10961992

Nancy Marie Ricketts 2/1/2014 6:33:52 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful GOLD winner! #10962082

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 2/1/2014 6:52:44 AM

Congrats, Phyllis on your stunning win! #10962106

Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 2/1/2014 9:45:15 AM

Picture book perfect, Phyllis!

Congrats on your win!
Debby #10962294

Rona L. Schwarz 2/1/2014 10:44:21 AM

A stunning portrait, so very sweet and special, Phyllis! The lighting is exquisite! Huge Congrats to you for this marvelous Gold Winner! #10962384

JO ANN CLEVELAND 2/1/2014 12:32:49 PM

Congrats on this outstanding 2nd Place Winner Phyllis!

So well deserved too!

jo ann c. #10962546

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe 2/1/2014 2:53:34 PM

Big congratulations on your second place win, Phyllis! Love it! #10962902

Mariann Kovats level-deluxe 2/1/2014 4:49:31 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner Phyllis! I love it! #10963060

Katherine Kuhn level-deluxe 2/1/2014 5:04:53 PM

Gorgeous capture, Phyllis -- so beautiful! Congratulations on your win!

Carol L. Fowler 2/1/2014 6:17:38 PM

No surprise here! Congrats!! #10963160

Nadia Paul 2/1/2014 6:33:11 PM

Congrats on a well deserved win Phyllis! #10963196

Marcel J. Fernandez 2/1/2014 7:17:44 PM

Phyllis, this is an exceptional image! Wonderful light, comp, and subjects. This one was my pick for Grand Prize. #10963247

Phyllis H. Burchett 2/1/2014 7:31:37 PM

Thank you so much everyone, your wonderful comments mean so much to me. #10963254

Kathy Salerni level-deluxe 2/1/2014 7:55:55 PM

Oh, how adorable is this! Huge congrats on winning Gold for this wonderful shot, Phyllis! #10963274

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 2/1/2014 9:46:27 PM

Congrats Phyllis on your amazing gold badge win...IMHO it's a Grand Prize Winner! #10963314

Susan D. Royce level-deluxe 2/1/2014 10:08:55 PM

Wow! The tones and expression are beautiful, Phyllis. Congratulations! #10963332

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-deluxe 2/2/2014 2:24:34 AM

This image fills my heart with joy, Phyllis.
Congratulations!!! #10963469

Colette M. Metcalf 2/2/2014 3:48:00 AM

HUGE congrats to you on your WIN!!! #10963495

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 2/2/2014 4:17:06 AM

WOW...WOW...WOW...Congratulations on your second place win. In my opinion...this had GRAND PRIZE written all over it! LOVE IT!!!!!! #10963548

Claudia Kuhn level-deluxe 2/2/2014 6:01:28 AM

What a wonderful winner, Phyllis, congratulations to you #10963748

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 2/2/2014 8:36:05 AM

Congratulations on your awesome win!

Linda S. Smith level-deluxe 2/3/2014 1:40:30 PM

Outstanding capture Phyllis! Huge Congrats on a well deserved Gold Win! #10965262

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 2/3/2014 9:33:31 PM

Love the sense of emotion you've captured! Big congrats on your gold! #10965733

Sara B Coffey level-deluxe 2/5/2014 7:32:21 AM

Congratulations Phyllis! Love the mood of this image w/ the gentle colors & textures! Truly beautiful!
Sara #10967137

Johnnie Ann Gaskill level-deluxe 2/5/2014 2:44:41 PM

Congratulations, Phyllis, on this very beautiful photo! I am proud of you and for you. Keep up the excellent work! #10967508

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 2/6/2014 2:35:06 AM

Huge CONGRATZ on your terrific capture and Gold Winner, Phyllis!!!!

UB. #10968046

Merna L. Nobile 2/23/2014 11:27:28 AM

A new year, new photos and plenty awards to go around. Congratulations!

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 3/11/2016 1:25:55 PM


Deborah C. Lewinson level-deluxe 1/16/2017 8:39:35 AM

Congrats on all your wins, Phyllis, for this lovely image! #11554537

Jeffrey R. Bange level-deluxe 1/16/2017 8:43:01 AM

Congratulations Phyllis on your well deserved POTD. #11554542

Nancy L. Green level-deluxe 1/16/2017 10:58:18 AM

FANTASTIC capture Phyllis, CONGRATULATIONS!! <>< #11554600

Mike F. Anderson level-deluxe 1/16/2017 11:49:06 AM

This is a beautiful shot and composition Phyllis! Wonderful lighting and mood. Congrats on your POTD. #11554637

Chuck Green level-deluxe 1/16/2017 1:32:09 PM

Priceless image, Phyllis! Congrats! <>< #11554673

Phyllis H. Burchett level-deluxe 1/16/2017 6:12:35 PM

Thank you everyone!

Phyllis H. Burchett level-deluxe 1/16/2017 6:13:10 PM

Thank you everyone!

Michelle Alton level-deluxe 1/16/2017 8:01:51 PM

Absolutely fantastic. This should make a triple gold. #11554792

Laura Greene 1/17/2017 8:46:54 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis!!!

Laura Greene 1/17/2017 8:47:28 AM

Congratulations, Phyllis!!!

Amanda D. Austwick level-deluxe 1/20/2017 10:19:17 AM

Lovely POTD, and congratulations on all your gold medals! #11555786

Garth D. Beatty level-deluxe 1/24/2017 2:10:26 PM

Very Nice! #11556895

Garth D. Beatty level-deluxe 1/24/2017 2:10:59 PM

Very Nice! #11556896

Phyllis H. Burchett 1/24/2017 7:02:07 PM

Thanks for the lovely comments everyone! #11556979

James Kooper 1/25/2017 2:55:38 AM

A very good shot it is! #11557005

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Exif: F Number: 1.8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: NIKON D800

Uploaded on 12/9/2013 11:12:45 AM

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Camera: Nikon D800 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Winner
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
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