Autumn Beauty

© Chris Macer

Autumn Beauty

Rudra Mandal 11/16/2005 9:34:29 PM

Great picture! Nice smiling model too. #345355

Stanley J. Contrades 11/16/2005 11:50:40 PM

Gorgeous smile to go along with the wonderful tones and colors, Chris!! Very well done portrait!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2085716

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 11/17/2005 2:20:12 AM

Wonderful portrait Chris!!!
Fantastic smile and great colors!!!
The lighting is perfect!!! #2085898

Dee Caraballo 11/17/2005 3:12:16 AM

Simply lovely. Very soft and romantic. #2086012

Paul E. Earl 11/17/2005 3:40:00 AM

Fantastic portrait Chris!! #2086087

Roger Bernabo 11/17/2005 5:08:41 AM

Gorgeous shot; love the red leaves in the foreground and she would accent any image! #2086514

Kate Jackson 11/17/2005 5:36:54 AM

How wonderful to combine these two autumn beauties in one shot Chris! So pleased you commented on my post today or I would have missed all these great shots of Japan. You are certainly capturing the essence of Japan in your gallery. #2086710

Daniel Diaz 11/17/2005 5:42:16 AM

Beautiful portrait Chris, the red leaves really add to the image!!! #2086750

Gail Vitikacs 11/17/2005 5:42:37 AM

Verrrry lovely placed her beautifully with the leaves giving it a nice balance of color! #2086755

Karen Engelbreth 11/17/2005 6:02:14 AM

Really a beauty - wonderful portrait, Chris! #2086837

Dr Silly 11/17/2005 7:50:37 AM

Like the softness of the portrait. well done. :o)

Larry Smith 11/17/2005 9:25:32 AM

Beautiful portrait and tones Chris, perfect title for the picture! #2087565

Jeff Robinson 11/17/2005 9:28:00 AM

Outstanding portrait Chris! Jeff #2087574

Terry L. Ellis 11/17/2005 10:26:00 AM

Marvelous portrait, Chris! I love the colors, the so lovely girl and the wonderful softness! #2087758

Goshka G. 11/17/2005 11:11:12 AM

Lovely autumn portrait, Chris!! #2087982

Nicole E. Rappaport 11/17/2005 11:48:11 AM

absolutely stunning portrait, lovely lighting!! #2088135

Rakesh Syal 11/17/2005 11:51:34 AM

Wonderful portrait of a young lady, Chris!!! #2088148

Judy S. Fung 11/17/2005 11:53:23 AM

Lovely portrait, Chris! #2088159

Jenny Bosmans 11/17/2005 11:59:08 AM

BEAUTIFUL portrait and ditto model, Chris!! #2088191

Sergio La Spina 11/17/2005 1:48:52 PM

Beautiful portrai Rakesh!! fantastic light and your model !!!! #2088491

Tammy Scott 11/17/2005 2:01:48 PM

What a gorgeous portrait and model! #2088552

Stephen Zacker 11/17/2005 3:18:24 PM

Wonderful portrait and lighting #2088723

Keith L. Clayton 11/17/2005 3:47:44 PM

The model is gorgeous and so is the portrait - Nice job. #2088783

Claudia Kuhn 11/17/2005 4:30:04 PM

Wonderful portrait Chris, really like her holding the colorful maple branch! #2088835

Jill Odice 11/17/2005 6:46:27 PM

Who is the beautiful woman Chris :-) This is a really nice portrait:-) #2089115

Patty Razonable 11/17/2005 7:40:20 PM

Beautiful portrait with the soft effects, Chris!! #2089221

Patty Razonable 11/17/2005 8:31:33 PM

Very beautiful Chris!
The leaves add great color to the beautiful model! #2089306

Darryl Wilkinson 11/17/2005 9:13:29 PM

Beautiful portrait Chris! Perfect framing!!! #2089381

Susie Peek-Swint 11/18/2005 12:53:14 AM

This is just lovely Chris ~ your model has a beautiful smile and the backlighting on her hair is perfect ~ great job on this! #2089621

Chris Macer 11/18/2005 5:20:54 AM

Thanks so much Rudra, Stan, Adilson, Dee, Paul, Roger, Kate, Daniel, Gail, Karen, Dr. Silly, Larry, Jeff, Terry, Goshka, Nicole, Rakesh, Judy, Jenny, Sergio, Tammy, Stephen, Keith, Claudia, Jill, Patty, Alison, Darryl and Susan! I'm really gald that you like this one.
The model is my beautiful and supportive girlfriend :)

Have a great weekend guys, I'll catch up on comments on Monday :) #2090191

Rhonda Smith 11/19/2005 7:09:04 AM

She's lovely Chris and so is this portrait with the fall colors.. Great dof too on this one :O) #2094120

Jill Flynn 11/19/2005 1:49:03 PM

This is a wonderful outdoor portrait Chris. What a beautiful asian woman. She must love this photograph!! #2095391

Janine Russell 11/19/2005 7:23:48 PM

Chris, very nice portrait. #2096388

Joy E. Cobb 11/19/2005 9:13:41 PM

Chris, your girlfriend has a gorgeous smile! Beautiful soft portrait. Love the Japanese maple leaves in the foreground. Wonderful. Carry this in your wallet. :) #2096718

Sandra Freyler 11/20/2005 4:59:13 PM

This is such a beautiful portrait! Great work, Chris! #2099493

Kathleen K. Parker 11/20/2005 5:43:38 PM

Lovely indeed, Chris!
kk #2099684

Dan Holm 11/21/2005 12:04:51 PM

BEAUTIFUL model, beautifully captured, Chris!! An excellent portrait! #2102785

Chris Macer 11/21/2005 11:02:52 PM

Thanks so much Rhonda, Janine, Jill, Joy, Sandra, Kathleen and Dan! :) #2104866

Robert M. Nicholson 11/22/2005 5:24:49 PM

Lovely lady you have there and great portrait! I try so hard to get my girl to get in front of the camera...but was only able to convince her a couple of times though. #2108416

Jonathan Haber 11/23/2005 9:36:23 AM


I agree with all the kudos. If this were destined for a portrait gallery, you might want to give her a little hairdo and clone/clean up some of the extra hair. #2112221

Nobu Nagase 11/24/2005 8:07:26 AM

She is certainly a beautiful lady, Chris!!!
Sending my "hajimemashite, dozo yoroshiku" from Tex. #2116748

Tracy Reehal 11/25/2005 3:40:36 AM

Gorgeous shot and model. The lighting is perfect on this one! #2118407

Chris Macer 11/25/2005 5:28:14 AM

Thanks Rob, Jonathan, Nobi and Tracy!

Nobi - she is always looking at everyones galleries and reading my comments so she will surely see :) #2118622

Kristi A. Howson 11/28/2005 9:30:03 PM

I love her smile and a beautiful lady...great capture Chris!!! #2132827

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/29/2005 5:51:56 PM

Cute,,,is this your gf?? Great picture. #2135952

Ken Smith 11/30/2005 7:09:59 PM

Chris, thanks for commenting on my picture. Which meant I could click on your gallery. You've got some great pictures, and you've certainly captured the beauty of Japan, to include the beauty of your girlfriend. #2139904

Katrina McMeans 12/1/2005 3:47:00 AM

I really like the softness of this pretty portrait! Lovely colors, great DOF, and a beautiful model! ; )
~K #2140705

Chris Macer 12/4/2005 7:02:36 AM

Thanks Kristi, Shelly, Ken and Katrina! I really appreciate all your comments! :) #2150768

Cathy Barrows 12/4/2005 9:15:15 AM

gorgeous the red leaves as a bonus #2151111

Chris Macer 12/6/2005 7:14:31 AM

Thanks so much Cathy! #2158364

Dr Silly 12/20/2005 1:55:53 AM


Darryl Wilkinson 12/20/2005 2:06:18 AM

Excellent work, Chris! Congratulations on this fine looking finalist and good luck to you on the next round!!! BRAVO!!! #2202152

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 12/20/2005 4:05:52 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Chris!!! #2202627

Life Expressions 12/20/2005 6:40:00 AM

Congrats on your finalist Chris! #2203278

Sergio La Spina 12/20/2005 6:44:02 AM

Congratulation Chris!! #2203293

Nobu Nagase 12/20/2005 7:26:48 AM

"Omedeto!!!", Chris, on this beautiful finalist!!! #2203518

Boris Kirpichnikov 12/20/2005 7:35:40 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist,Chris! #2203557

Kate Jackson 12/20/2005 8:05:57 AM

Congratulations Chris ~ so good to see this again! #2203741

Wendy Stevenson 12/20/2005 8:18:55 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Chris!! #2203866

Danilo Piccioni 12/20/2005 9:22:04 AM

Congratulations for this well deserved victory Chris! #2204302

Deborah Sandidge 12/20/2005 9:34:06 AM

Gorgeous finalist, Chris - congratulations!! #2204379

Jill Flynn 12/20/2005 9:34:59 AM

I remember this beauty Chris! Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round!! #2204386

Terry L. Ellis 12/20/2005 10:32:46 AM

Wonderful congratulations, Chris, on this beautiful finalist! WTG!!! #2204788

Phil Sauvey 12/20/2005 10:34:19 AM

Congratulations Chris on your finalist! A well deserved win. All the best in 2006!!! #2204798

Mary Timman 12/20/2005 11:04:14 AM

What a great finalist. Congratulations and good luck! #2204953

Cathy Barrows 12/20/2005 12:03:41 PM

Congrats on your finalist...great portrait #2205310

Sylvia Rossler 12/20/2005 1:04:57 PM

Congrats Chris :o) #2205613

Jill Odice 12/20/2005 1:13:28 PM

Graet portrait shot, she is so cute and has such a greay smile, I liked this before and still do Chris! Congrats:-) #2205677

Sharon Day 12/20/2005 1:33:15 PM

Big congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Chris!!! Good luck next round! #2205823

Daniel Diaz 12/20/2005 2:47:26 PM

Big Congrats Chris and good luck in the next round buddy!!! We both could use some gold, LOL!!! #2206171

Jenny Bosmans 12/20/2005 3:35:30 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Chris!! #2206465

Tammy Scott 12/20/2005 4:33:22 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic image! #2206726

Kristi A. Howson 12/20/2005 7:17:18 PM

So glad to see this one make it Chris! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and good luck in the next round! #2207231

Tori A. Woods 12/20/2005 7:46:57 PM

she's beautiful Chris and you have captured her beauty...great portrait and congrats on this honor...Tori #2207334

Ken Smith 12/20/2005 7:51:32 PM

Chris, congratulations! #2207347

Marie Fields 12/20/2005 8:24:42 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous portrait, Chris!!! #2207460

Cora Miller 12/20/2005 8:30:35 PM

The maple leaves make a wonderful frame and leading line to her beautiful face. Congratulations, Chris! #2207488

Jim Kinnunen 12/20/2005 8:43:56 PM

And what a beauty she is, Chris...excellent portrait and congratulations!!!!! #2207547

Stanley J. Contrades 12/21/2005 1:38:02 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful Finalist, Chris, and best of luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,

Terry R. Hatfield 12/21/2005 4:37:39 AM

This Portrait Gets Your Attention!Well Done Chris!Congratulations On Your Finalist!! #2208411

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 12/21/2005 6:49:00 AM

What a beautiful young lady, congrats on this awesome finalist Chris, Bravo! #2209037

Stephen Zacker 12/21/2005 2:28:18 PM

Truly a Beautiful portrait. Congratulations #2210398

Nicole Kessel 12/21/2005 5:40:33 PM

Gorgeous portrait, Chris! Congratulations!! #2210998

Rakesh Syal 12/21/2005 9:59:29 PM

Congratulations, Chris!!! #2211579

Chris Macer 12/22/2005 7:05:06 AM

Wow! What can I say?! I'm so happy that this got picked especially in the highly contested "People" category!

Thanks so much Dr. S, Darryl, Adilson, Robyn, Sergio, Nobi, Boris, Kate, Wendy, Dado, Deborah, Jill, Terry, Phil, Mary, Cathy, Sylvia, Jill, Sharon, Dan, Jenny, Tammy, Kristi, Tori, Ken, Marie, Cora, Jim, Stan, Terry, Deb, Stephen, Nicole and Rakesh! :) #2212802

Melanie Macer 12/24/2005 10:32:21 PM

Nice work bro :) this is the first time I have looked at your pics on here and they're awesome!!! Its so cool to read everyones nice comments!! you should be so stoked!!! and yes Yurika is very beautiful!
Love it!
Mel xxx #2221351

Chris Macer 12/30/2005 10:45:31 PM

Thanks, Mel! Glad that you liked my photos. When are going to see yours?? :) #2237023

Alison Greenwood 1/12/2006 4:47:34 AM

I missed this???!!! How could I???!!!
Everything about it is beautiful!!!
Belated congratulations!!! #2279744

Amy JACKSON 1/17/2006 8:31:28 AM

Awesome shot!!! And beautiful girlfriend!!
Conratulations!! #2298192

Lori Carlson 1/21/2006 9:25:36 AM

This is so pretty Chris!! Love the red touch too! It's just such a lovely portrait in all its naturalness-is that even a word!?! :0) Congratulations Chris! :0) #2316091

Chris Macer 1/21/2006 8:59:44 PM

Thanks Alison, Amy and Lori! #2320227

Sandra Freyler 1/23/2006 4:08:19 PM

Congratulations Chris! Beautiful portrait! :) #2328059

Chris Macer 2/20/2006 8:05:46 PM

Thanks Sandra! :) #2443059

Tammy 8/11/2006 8:26:37 PM

Beautiful model wonderful colors #3153729

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1/100, f/5.6, ISO200, Canon EF70-200mm F2.8L USM. Fill flash. Cropped and diffused in PS.

This was taken at a dam up in the mountains of Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. Natural lighting & on camera fill flash only.

November '05 Finalist

Uploaded on 11/16/2005 8:49:00 PM Photo Contest Finalist

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