Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 12/2/2005 12:11:37 PM

And you just keep on doing it ... WONDERFUL!!! I think this may be your next badge girl ... Your lighting ... effects ... Offset comp. All make for a stunning portrait ... again ... LOVE THIS!!! #353266

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 12/2/2005 1:57:46 PM

That lost feeling is perfectly captured, Jill, in this gorgeous portrait! Love the extreme contrasts and your beautiful, artistic work! So very moving! #2146570

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 12/2/2005 2:53:21 PM

Wow. Beautiful. I love this ... well done and great effects. #2146751

Nicole Kessel 12/2/2005 3:08:44 PM

Wow!! Jill, I feel like a broken record every time I comment on one of your photos ... but, I'm running out of new words meaning fantastic, wonderful, and amazing because they all are! This is beautiful! I love the emotion in the eyes and the effects are TREMENDOUS!! :) Awesome work! #2146823

Jenny Bosmans 12/2/2005 3:11:27 PM

I'm just speechless, Jill...so you'll have to read the other comments again...it's all been said!! EXCELLENT! #2146836

Darryl Wilkinson 12/2/2005 3:18:13 PM

How do you do it, Jill? Terrific work!!! #2146856

Michelle Lea Guinn 12/2/2005 3:30:16 PM

Beautiful!! mlg~ #2146873

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 12/2/2005 4:28:57 PM

What an incredible expression you captured Jill, love the high key effect too! #2146978

Susie Peek-Swint 12/2/2005 4:38:18 PM

Stunning capture Jill ~ the expression in his/her eyes says it all... just wonderful! #2146995

Terry R. Hatfield 12/2/2005 5:35:56 PM

Love The High Key On This One Jill!!The Comp And Those Eyes Really Look Great My Friend:-) #2147112

Linda Proctor 12/2/2005 5:39:38 PM

Just gorgeous as always Jill !! Love the high key !!! #2147116

Noel Baebler 12/2/2005 6:51:00 PM

Fantastic portrait, Jill! #2147272

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 12/3/2005 9:12:09 PM

Terrific High Key lighting, Jill and you have a great looking dog there!!!!! #2149949

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 12/3/2005 10:52:29 PM

Wow, this is impressive!!! Great creativity Jill!! #2150037

Pamela Shane 12/4/2005 5:12:17 AM

Spectacular Jill - LOVE it! The eyes -
they say it all. You captured raw emotion here. :) #2150496

Jill M. Flusemann 12/4/2005 6:02:06 AM

I can't take it - I must take him home! Your portraits would put any sheltered animal in homes immediately! #2150655

Barbara Helgason 12/4/2005 7:27:03 AM

Oh my gosh those eyes, makes you want to take him home! Beautiful!!! #2150832

Kaye Burazin 12/4/2005 7:59:22 AM

WINNER, note to self...no entries in animal catagory, Jill has that all wrapped up! #2150924

Brian Cassar 12/4/2005 1:29:53 PM

Nice high key composition Jill. Wel done! #2151539

Danilo Piccioni level-classic 12/4/2005 5:35:33 PM

second time I do this.... LOL
Jill I love how the white wraps around the doggie!
he looks so sad can almost feel that pain!
you know so well how to bring emotions up to the viewer! this is a masterpiece, JIlL!

Sharon Day level-classic 12/4/2005 7:40:08 PM

Awesome image, Jill!!! You've outdone yourself this time!!! Well done! #2152241

Sandra Freyler 12/4/2005 10:04:21 PM

Great job on this image! Excellent comp! Very nice! #2152512

Jill Odice level-classic 12/4/2005 11:43:18 PM

What a face, those eyes, just makes me want to wrap my arms aroum=nd this little dog and give it a hug :-) #2152690

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 12/5/2005 5:51:40 AM

Awesome work Jill, and such a sad looking face, incredible capture! #2153873

Laura Clay-Ballard 12/5/2005 9:26:10 AM

incredibly awesome work on this sad little face. #2154556

Sergio La Spina 12/5/2005 10:03:33 AM

Fantastic portrait and effect woowwww well done Jill!!! #2154741

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 12/5/2005 10:08:50 AM

Terrific image Jill!!!
I love the composition and effects!!! #2154769

Marcie A. Fowler 12/5/2005 10:15:22 AM

I love what you did with this image. Fits with the title so well. Great way to accent the darker parts of the dog (eyes, nose). Very well done! #2154794

Karen Bacon level-classic 12/5/2005 10:25:48 AM

Fantstic high key portrait Jill!Extremely well done! #2154838

Rakesh Syal level-classic 12/5/2005 11:27:35 AM

This is a winner kind of work, Jill!!! #2155126

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 12/5/2005 11:32:38 AM

Love this one Jill! The way the high-key enforces the dark eyes is fabulous... #2155148

Bob Duncan level-classic 12/5/2005 12:44:07 PM

Really love your work Jill. Your animal photography is in a league of it's own. This photo is a great example! #2155352

Goshka G. level-classic 12/5/2005 1:13:04 PM

Wow, another Jill masterpiece to be wowing about!! ;-)This is just perfection, and I'll be surprised if it won't be a winner!!! #2155490

Tammy Scott level-classic 12/5/2005 2:44:57 PM

Exquisite image! This is a winner for sure! #2155915

Marsha S. Smith 12/5/2005 2:57:53 PM

As much as I ALWAYS love your images, I believe this is my very, very favorite EVER! Wow!!!!!! SPECTACULAR!!! #2155970

Dan Holm level-classic 12/5/2005 4:41:23 PM

WOW!!!!! .... Hmmm...what breed is that? Looks like a WINNER to me!!! .... Wow, again, Jill!!!!! #2156368

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 12/5/2005 5:21:21 PM

Fabulous, incredible...there are no words! This is a SURE winner, and haunting, I want to hug this pup right now! Such sad eyes, breaks my heart!

ccc #2156510

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 12/5/2005 6:57:54 PM

This is just beautiful, Jill!!! #2156827

Karen Slagle level-classic 12/5/2005 7:07:19 PM

Wonderful doggie portrait. Love the high key and the beautiful eyes. Very nice and emotional. #2156865

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 12/5/2005 9:26:24 PM

Jill, I just love this type of work...hi-key...and you've created a masterpiece here! Her face is wonderful! #2157113

Sylvia Rossler level-classic 12/6/2005 12:04:41 PM

Exceptional and beautiful shot ! Smells like a winner to me :o) #2159355

Jill Flynn level-classic 12/6/2005 2:26:18 PM

Thank you everyone for the kind words! #2159755

Mata Patan 12/6/2005 2:43:42 PM

Yes Sylvia is smelling well! I agree with her nose! LOL!!
Terrific shot! Perfect title for those sad eyes!!Nice effects too! #2159807

Anne D. Eigen 12/7/2005 6:56:21 AM

Stunning image, Jill! Between the high key and your artistic work you have created an exceptionally moving image! #2161740

Claudette Foote 12/8/2005 12:22:36 PM

wow such emotion love the expression you captured Jill,
love the high key effect too!
awesome portrait love those eyes..


Margot Petrowski 12/8/2005 2:11:45 PM

Spectacular image and PS work!!!!! #2166152

Cathy Barrows 12/15/2005 12:17:36 PM

absolutely fabulous...what is craig's actions #2189130

Anita Hogue 12/15/2005 2:13:07 PM

WOW,this is fabulous, Jill! Just saw it in the Digital Darkroom newsletter. Awesome work! #2189547

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 12/15/2005 2:27:07 PM

Congrats, Jill, on being featured in the DD newsletter! Love it! #2189565

Laura E. OConnor 12/15/2005 3:40:37 PM

Beautiful! Great image for the DD Newsletter!!! I definitely think its a winner!! Good luck with this one! #2189693

Alisha L. Ekstrom 12/15/2005 3:55:27 PM

Congrats on being in the DD newsletter. This is AWESOME. I bet we see this again!!! #2189733

Evy Johansen level-classic 12/15/2005 6:38:27 PM

What a wonderful image, Jill!! And a great work!! #2190132

Cesar J. La Rosa 12/15/2005 9:23:03 PM

An incredibly BEAUTIFUL high key portrait, Jill!!! You've done an awesome job here. Congratulations on being in the DD Newsletter!!! #2190422

Pat Gamwell 12/15/2005 10:05:45 PM

All I can say is, HOW IN THE WORLD DID I MISS THIS THE 1ST TIME? I've never seen anything more perfectly enhanced & expertly presented! Words are not enough, Jill! The emotions it brings out in all of us is a sign of true artistry! #2190480

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 12/17/2005 12:40:09 PM

Hi Jill, you already know I love this image, it is so artistic and inspirational. I wanted to add a big congratulations on your recent *Digital Darkroom* feature. Well deserved and well done!!!!! #2194466

Cathy Stancil 12/19/2005 8:31:24 PM

You are amazing !! This is an incredible portrait Jill ! So much emotion coming through...Congratulations and BRAVO ! #2201770

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 12/21/2005 8:03:23 AM

Ohhhhhh...love him..he is so sad..Great job on this and I hope he isn't lost. :) #2209331

Piotr M. Organa 12/25/2005 9:54:01 AM

I just found this photo, Jill. It's a mature piece of art and I love it! :) #2222073

Lori Carlson 12/27/2005 3:28:54 PM

What a special shot with so much feeling!! Well done Jill!! :0) #2227467

Alison Greenwood level-classic 12/28/2005 1:52:58 PM

Gorgeous portrait! :o) #2230256

Sandy Landon 1/21/2006 12:18:54 AM

WOW!!! I love this one!!! COngrats!!!!!! #2312720

Darryl Wilkinson 1/21/2006 12:26:52 AM

Super work, Jill! Congratulations!!! #2312762

Pat Gamwell 1/21/2006 12:31:28 AM

No surprises here, my friend! CONGRAT!!! #2312787

Sylvia Rossler level-classic 1/21/2006 2:00:00 AM

Another beautiful finalist !Congrats Jill :O) #2313153

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 1/21/2006 2:12:10 AM


ccc #2313209

Piotr M. Organa level-classic 1/21/2006 4:01:30 AM

Congrats!! #2313454

Linda D. Lester level-classic 1/21/2006 4:46:49 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!!!!!
Good luck in the next round! #2313692

Judith G. Secco level-classic 1/21/2006 5:31:15 AM

Beautiful work, Jill. Congratulations. #2314018

Chris Macer level-classic 1/21/2006 6:05:34 AM

Congrats again, Jill! :) #2314219

Laura E. OConnor 1/21/2006 6:39:26 AM


Jill M. Flusemann 1/21/2006 7:24:27 AM

The judges couldn't resist these eyes either! Fabulous work, Jill and congrats again! #2314898

Tammy Scott 1/21/2006 7:30:43 AM

Congratulations! This is SO beautiful! #2314961

Life Expressions 1/21/2006 7:39:19 AM

Congrats Jill!! #2315054

Lori Carlson 1/21/2006 8:12:37 AM

Woohoo!! Congratulations Jill!!! :0) #2315373

Marie Fields level-classic 1/21/2006 8:44:07 AM

Congratulations, Jill! Wonderful image! #2315611

Jill Odice level-classic 1/21/2006 11:53:02 AM

Congrats Ms. Jill :-) #2317044

KHAWLA Haddad 1/21/2006 12:24:52 PM

Big Congratulations on awesome Finalist Jill best of luck in the next round this is so wonderful !! #2317297

Jeff Robinson level-classic 1/21/2006 12:35:11 PM

Congrats Jill on your Finalist! Jeff #2317411

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 1/21/2006 12:42:44 PM

Superb!!!! Congratulations, Jill, on this fantatic finalist!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I'm thrilled for you! #2317504

Jolynne Woodcock 1/21/2006 12:46:58 PM

Congratulations Jill!!! Beautiful work! #2317552

Sergio La Spina 1/21/2006 1:05:51 PM

Fantastic finalist!!!CONGRATULATION #2317735

Nobu Nagase 1/21/2006 5:36:42 PM

Congrats, Jill, once again on your excellent photograph and finalist!!! #2319168

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 1/21/2006 5:58:20 PM

This had to be here, good luck in the next round!!!!! #2319238

Michelle Lea Guinn 1/21/2006 6:51:50 PM

Congratulations Jill!!! Beautiful finalist!! mlg~ #2319475

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 1/21/2006 7:05:33 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Jill!!! #2319575

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 1/21/2006 7:27:10 PM

Congrats on another great finalist, Jill!
-Debby #2319749

Pat Gamwell level-classic 1/21/2006 10:04:10 PM

No surprise here...it should go all the way, my friend! CONGRATS! #2320388

Joline Frazier level-classic 1/22/2006 2:43:28 AM

I admired this from the first time I saw it...congrautlations and good luck. #2321000

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 1/22/2006 4:39:36 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Jill!! :) #2321260

Wendy Stevenson level-classic 1/22/2006 6:03:21 AM

Big Congrats on your beautiful finalists Jill. I love this shot and the titles perfect!! Best of luck to you in the next round!! #2321582

Kristi A. Howson level-classic 1/22/2006 1:26:23 PM

Love the eyes here Jill! Congratulations on your Finalist and Best of Luck in the next Round!!!! #2323114

Anne D. Eigen level-classic 1/22/2006 4:05:09 PM

Congratulations on another great finalist, Jill! Best wishes in the next round! #2323592

Cesar J. La Rosa level-classic 1/22/2006 5:16:30 PM

I knew I would see this one again!!!
Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL Finalist, Jill!!! #2323854

MARLON IGNACIO level-classic 1/22/2006 5:45:50 PM

Love the high key treatment on this. Congratulations, Jill, and best wishes on the final judging! #2323965

Donna W. Neal level-classic 1/23/2006 9:34:57 AM

Congratulations on a wonderful finalist
Jill #2326458

Terry R. Hatfield level-classic 1/23/2006 4:14:36 PM

Looks Like You Effort Paid Off Jill!!Nicely Done, Congratulations On Your Finalist!! #2328092

Judy S. Fung level-classic 1/23/2006 5:15:54 PM

Congrats, Jill! #2328433

Deb Holmes-Hatfield level-classic 1/23/2006 5:53:32 PM

I am so happy to see this awesome pup portrait as a finalist! Way to go Jill! #2328630

Sharon Day level-classic 1/23/2006 6:17:51 PM

One of my favorites, Jill!!! Congratulations and good luck next round! #2328726

Laura E. OConnor 1/24/2006 7:35:00 AM

WAY TO GO!! Congrats on your win!!!!! #2330877

Barbara Helgason 1/24/2006 7:44:35 AM

A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to you Jill!!! #2330927

Chris Macer 1/24/2006 7:44:47 AM

Congrats on the win, Jill!! WTG!! :) #2330928

Jill M. Flusemann 1/24/2006 8:00:48 AM

Another congratulations! What a month for you! #2331029

Sylvia Rossler level-classic 1/24/2006 8:16:11 AM

I didn't get a golden medallion but I still have a golden nose...lolll

Big congrats on this second win Jill :o) #2331053

Kay Beausoleil level-classic 1/24/2006 8:30:53 AM

Congratulations on your win, Jill -- a wonderful example of high key! #2331123

Karen Bacon level-classic 1/24/2006 8:35:38 AM

Congratulations again Jill on another oustanding image! #2331159

Pat Gamwell level-classic 1/24/2006 8:36:14 AM

I totally expected to see a high award on this,Jill! CONGRATS on the most appealing, heart-warming pic I've seen! #2331162

Nicole Kessel level-classic 1/24/2006 8:40:23 AM

Congratulations on this spectacular win, Jill!! #2331183

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 1/24/2006 9:01:41 AM

Such a great image jill, big congrats on your win! #2331308

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 1/24/2006 9:56:08 AM

Huge congratulations, Jill, on this incredibly touching SECOND PLACE win! Yippeeee! #2331488

She-She Killough 1/24/2006 9:58:41 AM

WOW those eyes!!! They are so sad?! What powerful emotion they evoke! Awesome Jill! Congrats on a well deserved win!! #2331494

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 1/24/2006 10:14:06 AM

Bravo, Jill, congratulations are in order again! Way to go! #2331579

Kristi A. Howson 1/24/2006 10:33:07 AM

Congratulations on your win Jill! Love those eyes!!! #2331699

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 1/24/2006 10:47:15 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic win Jill!!!
Very well deserved!!! #2331772

Laurence Saliba level-classic 1/24/2006 10:47:16 AM

A Very Big Congrats Jill!!!!!!!!!!!!! #2331774

Terrill Province 1/24/2006 11:01:37 AM

WOW ~ big response for a wonderful winning image ~ very well deserved, too!!!

Again, a beatifully touching portrait. Congratulations, Jill. #2331831

Lori Carlson 1/24/2006 11:16:14 AM

Congratulations on this special winner Jill! :0) #2331891

MARLON IGNACIO level-classic 1/24/2006 11:19:10 AM

Congratulations on your second place win, Jill! #2331903

Karen Engelbreth 1/24/2006 12:08:49 PM

Congrats on your win, Jill! #2332136

Deborah Sandidge 1/24/2006 12:59:45 PM

So expressive, Jill - congratulations!! #2332418

Kathleen Clemons 1/24/2006 1:09:04 PM

Well done, Jill. Congrats! #2332481

Jonna Bergström 1/24/2006 1:19:48 PM

Congratulations on this great win, Jill!! #2332550

Noel Baebler 1/24/2006 2:10:10 PM

Huzzahs to you, Jill!!! #2332765

Judy S. Fung 1/24/2006 2:22:15 PM

Congrats on your win, Jill! #2332802

Joline Frazier 1/24/2006 2:30:42 PM

Congratulations on your win...I love this shot. #2332833

Sharon Day level-classic 1/24/2006 2:52:16 PM

Awesome doggie portrait, Jill!!! Big congratulations on your win!!! #2332968

Jenny Bosmans 1/24/2006 4:04:30 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Jill!! #2333216

Terry R. Hatfield 1/24/2006 4:46:55 PM

Congratulations Once Again Jill!!Well Done:-) #2333359

Stanley J. Contrades 1/24/2006 5:11:04 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this excellent winner, Jill!! Beautifully done portrait!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2333485

Darryl Wilkinson 1/24/2006 5:15:05 PM

Super work and fabulous portrait, Jill! Congratulations on this wonderful WINNER!!! #2333506

Laura Clay-Ballard 1/24/2006 5:34:22 PM

i knew this one would come back with a winners medallion under it! awesome! congrats #2333589

Leanne M.E. Boyd 1/24/2006 6:02:05 PM

Congrats Jill! #2333695

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 1/24/2006 6:25:28 PM

Congrats on this wonderful win, Jill!!!!
-Debby #2333761

Anne D. Eigen level-classic 1/24/2006 6:36:38 PM

Congratulations on this magnificent winner, Jill!!! #2333812

Debra Booth level-classic 1/24/2006 7:01:38 PM

Congrats on this great win, Jill!! #2333899

Tammy Scott level-classic 1/24/2006 7:11:46 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner! #2333930

KHAWLA Haddad 1/24/2006 8:12:21 PM

YAAAAAAAAAAAA Big Congratulations on Awsome second place winner, Jill!!
Fantastic work love these eyes! #2334185

Jill Flynn level-classic 1/24/2006 8:24:11 PM

Thank you everyone for the kind words!!! #2334246

Amanda Price 1/24/2006 8:31:05 PM

A big congrats on this and all of your wins this month! Your work is amazing! #2334281

Evy Johansen level-classic 1/24/2006 8:51:01 PM

Big congratulations on your well deserved win, Jill! #2334376

Cesar J. La Rosa 1/24/2006 9:23:05 PM

Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL and very well-deserved Winner, Jill!!! #2334465

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 1/24/2006 9:24:51 PM

No suprise here.. I told you!!! Wish I was that good at guessing my own shots!! Wonderful again and SOOOOOO well deserved... You inspire us all!! #2334468

Danilo Piccioni level-classic 1/24/2006 9:55:13 PM

...Jill, I am sooooooooo happy for this particular win, it' s like I won it myself! perhaps for the first time, I agree with the judges!!!
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S S S S S S S S S S S ! #2334546

Cora Miller level-classic 1/24/2006 10:40:01 PM

What soulful eyes! Your work on this produced a very heart engaging image, Jill. Congratulations on your win! #2334643

Donna W. Neal level-classic 1/25/2006 4:51:21 AM

All that work paid off Jill. Amazing capture of the eyes
Congratulations on this fine winner #2335508

Jeff Robinson level-classic 1/25/2006 5:01:34 AM

Congrats Jill!! An excellent winning image! Jeff #2335614

Murry Grigsby 1/25/2006 6:38:29 AM

Congrats on your win Jill!! #2336133

Nobu Nagase 1/25/2006 1:04:14 PM

Fabulous win!!!
Congratulations, Jill!!! #2337568

Susi Lawson 1/25/2006 3:39:35 PM

Congrats again! This is excellent! #2338165

Rakesh Syal level-classic 1/25/2006 11:39:29 PM

WOW!! Really outstanding image, Jill!!! Congratulations!!! #2339638

Debbie Hartley level-classic 1/26/2006 2:28:25 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous winner Jill! #2339891

Monika Sapek level-classic 1/26/2006 4:17:17 PM

This is so nicely done, Jill! Love the high key and composition here! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win!

Stephanie Laird level-classic 1/27/2006 2:08:25 PM

Jill this is so wonderful! Congratulations! #2346564

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 1/29/2006 9:50:13 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful win, Jill...WTG!:) #2354199

Cathy M. Gromball level-classic 2/13/2006 2:30:15 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win, Jill!

Cathy :) #2415333

Sherrye Nozaki level-classic 2/18/2006 8:00:55 PM

I wish I lived close to you, I would have you photograph my dogs! Your creativity is awesome.

Sherrye #2435726

Dawn Leslie level-classic 2/27/2006 11:14:27 PM

Look at those puppy dog eyes, what a neat portrait. I love your work. #2477293

Tammy level-classic 5/15/2006 6:17:56 PM

AWWWW!!!! this is awesome he looks so sad #2768856

Liane Saliba level-classic 6/6/2006 12:40:06 PM

I can't explan this!!!! TOO much BEUTIFUL!!! #2860609

Keith L. Clayton level-classic 7/24/2006 4:46:40 PM

Outstanding image!! #3071629

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