Pure Joy

Bob Duncan 5/17/2006 9:13:07 PM

This image has made my day.
Thank you so much Marvin-nice work! #447787

Cari Clinkenbeard 5/17/2006 11:25:28 PM

Brings a smile to my face!!! What an awesome capture!!

Cari #2779017

Pat Gamwell 5/18/2006 1:49:10 AM

I agree with Bob...this is definetly a 'warm-fuzzy'. His smile tugs at the heart & pulls you into his joy! I will always remember this precious child. #2779249

Sharon K. King 5/18/2006 4:48:09 AM

What a beautiful smile! #2779917

Jane M 5/18/2006 6:04:00 AM

Fantastic Marvin! #2780541

Roxanne M. Bubar 5/18/2006 7:24:13 AM

Awesome image and love the expression you have captured. #2780820

Dennis Flanagan 5/18/2006 3:46:44 PM

Great shot and choice to use B&W. The B&W makes it an impact shot. #2782640

Kim S. Hite 5/18/2006 7:19:48 PM

This photo brought a smile to my face. Fantastic image. #2783128

Katja Z 5/18/2006 7:26:21 PM

marvin - what a wonderful picture and title! it's absolutely perfect in b&w!! #2783154

Katja Z 5/19/2006 10:33:13 AM

You can't get better than this!! Love it, love it!!! #2785776

Tiffani S. LaNeave 6/11/2006 11:54:37 AM

This is perfection Marvin! I love everything about this...the lighting, the b/w and the undeniable happiness this little one possesses. Such an awesome image that is sure to put a smile on anyone's face!:) #2881719

Tiffani S. LaNeave 6/11/2006 11:54:52 AM

This is perfection Marvin! I love everything about this...the lighting, the b/w and the undeniable happiness this little one possesses. Such an awesome image that is sure to put a smile on anyone's face!:) #2881721

Tiffani S. LaNeave 6/11/2006 11:56:21 AM

Oh goodness...sorry Marvin...didn't mean to hog this! I was told there was an error when I tried to submit my admiring comments so I tried to submit again...guess I went a little overboard! #2881723

Tiffani S. LaNeave 6/20/2006 11:00:21 PM

I guess it's only appropriate that I be the first to congratulate you since I've hogged the board this whole time!:) I'm soooooo very elated that this incredible image was recognized. You cannot deny the postitive energy this image creates. What a beautiful little boy! Congrats Marvin!

#2923315

Kay E. Mahoney 6/21/2006 4:27:40 AM

Congratulations Marvin. Good luck in the next round. Adorable photo. #2924801

Megan p 6/21/2006 4:44:49 AM

Gosh Marvin this warms my heart, what a Fantastic smile and capture!!! Congratulations!! #2924965

Marta Azevedo 6/21/2006 9:22:58 AM

fantastic. congrats #2927354

Marta Azevedo 6/21/2006 9:23:10 AM

fantastic. congrats #2927355

Jane M 6/21/2006 12:20:31 PM

I love photos with great kids expressions and for me this is one of my ALL time favorites. I am so thrilled you got the nod for this one Marvin! #2928574

Jane M 6/21/2006 12:20:42 PM

I love photos with great kids expressions and for me this is one of my ALL time favorites. I am so thrilled you got the nod for this one Marvin! #2928576

Terry L. Ellis 6/21/2006 12:57:39 PM

Congratulations, Marvin, on this superb finalist! #2928818

William Moore 6/21/2006 1:54:59 PM

delightful and uplifting photo..congrats on your finalist #2929189

Pat Gamwell 6/22/2006 12:25:53 AM

Definetly deserves an award...the GOLD one! BIG CONGRATS! #2932023

Rakesh Syal 6/22/2006 10:54:27 AM

Great finalist, Marvin!!! WTG! #2934678

Rakesh Syal 6/22/2006 10:55:03 AM

Great finalist, Marvin!!! WTG! #2934680

Rakesh Syal 6/22/2006 10:55:12 AM

Great finalist, Marvin!!! WTG! #2934681

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 6/22/2006 11:23:21 AM

A great expression wonderfully captured with beautiful light. #2934800

Nicole Kessel 6/22/2006 11:26:00 AM

WOW! Outstanding capture, Marvin! Looks like a winner to me!!! :) #2934818

joyce baldassarre 6/22/2006 11:40:18 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!! #2934889

joyce baldassarre 6/22/2006 11:40:25 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!! #2934890

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 6/22/2006 11:03:24 PM

Look at that smile, great work, congrats! #2937560

Megan p 6/23/2006 4:48:50 AM

What an awesome win!!!!! Congratulations!!! #2938882

William Moore 6/23/2006 6:29:06 AM

Congrats on this outstanding Winner #2939535

Kay E. Mahoney 6/23/2006 7:15:12 AM

Congratulations on your winning photo. Nice job. #2939825

Lynn Crawford 6/23/2006 9:19:28 AM

Congrats on being a Second Place Winner Marvin, outstanding work :) #2940345

Tiffani S. LaNeave 6/23/2006 9:23:14 AM

Congrats Marvin! I'm so excited this little guy got you a gold medal!!! Awesome image!:) #2940359

Sharon K. King 6/23/2006 9:50:01 AM

Congratulattions Marvin, I was so happy to see a winner under this photo! #2940450

Jane M 6/23/2006 2:12:18 PM

I am even more thrilled you got second place!!!! Very big well done! #2941459

gloria s. kasse vega 6/23/2006 3:40:53 PM

Great picture, he is really cute, congratulations!!! #2941962

gloria s. kasse vega 6/23/2006 3:41:04 PM

Great picture, he is really cute, congratulations!!! #2941964

gloria s. kasse vega 6/23/2006 3:41:24 PM

Great picture, congratulations!!! #2941971

Terry L. Ellis 6/23/2006 6:25:23 PM

I am truly thrilled for you, Marvin! Congratulations on this awesome second place win! #2942539

Janine Russell 6/23/2006 6:53:23 PM

Marvin, what a great expression; congratulations on your Second Place win. #2942619

Gen Nagase 6/23/2006 7:12:32 PM

Congratulations on your great win!!! #2942672

Rakesh Syal 6/23/2006 10:33:11 PM

Congratulations on this superb win, Marvin!! #2943203

Rakesh Syal 6/23/2006 10:35:40 PM

Congratulations on this superb win, Marvin!! #2943215

Colette M. Metcalf 6/24/2006 2:55:57 AM

Congratulations on your win, Marvin!! #2943721

Wende Trew 6/24/2006 9:23:01 PM

BIG congrats Marvin!!! I LOVE this!! #2946771

Alana Ibe 6/27/2006 7:28:55 AM

Heart warming smile!!! Very infectious!!! This is a treasure!!! Fabulous work, and a HUGE congratulations!!!! #2956685

Alana Ibe 6/27/2006 7:29:05 AM

Heart warming smile!!! Very infectious!!! This is a treasure!!! Fabulous work, and a HUGE congratulations!!!! #2956686

Bob Duncan 6/27/2006 8:34:09 PM

I knew this one would be a winner!!! #2959201

RC Fritz 7/8/2006 10:02:16 AM

Great B&W work, Marvin! Congrats! #3000549

Robert Hammar 7/8/2006 11:46:51 AM

Bravo, Marvin!

Best

Robert Hammar #3000741

Robert Hammar 7/8/2006 11:47:08 AM

Bravo, Marvin!

Best

Robert Hammar #3000742

Lisa Clark 7/19/2006 4:18:56 PM

I just saw this for the first time. Priceless image and a well deserved win!! #3051146

Lisa Clark 7/19/2006 4:19:24 PM

I just saw this for the first time. Priceless image and a well deserved win!! #3051148

Jennifer Webster 7/20/2006 8:28:11 PM

This photo is wonderful... Marvin, you have some great shots in your gallery!

Jen #3056603

Jodie K. Rossi 7/23/2006 2:16:27 PM

Oh my gosh... I absolutely adore this!!! Fantastic!!! - Jodie #3066795

Jodie K. Rossi 7/23/2006 2:16:59 PM

Oh my gosh... I absolutely adore this!!! Fantastic!!! - Jodie #3066797

Jodie K. Rossi 7/23/2006 2:17:49 PM

Oh my gosh... I absolutely adore this!!! Fantastic!!! - Jodie #3066800

Jennifer Cuscino 3/11/2007 7:26:16 PM

ADORABLE! Great light, great capture. Makes ME smile! Love it. #4045026

Jennifer Cuscino 3/11/2007 7:26:24 PM

ADORABLE! Great light, great capture. Makes ME smile! Love it. #4045027

Jennifer Cuscino 3/11/2007 7:26:48 PM

ADORABLE! Great light, great capture. Makes my heart smile! Love it. #4045030

Jennifer Cuscino 3/11/2007 7:27:21 PM

ADORABLE! Great light, great capture. Makes my heart smile! Love it. #4045033

Laura E. Swan 11/24/2009 1:27:46 AM

Awesome win, Marvin! Great job!! I haven't seen this much happiness in a long while!

-Laura Swan #8161481

Barbara Socor 7/2/2012 3:29:31 PM

Just seeing this wonderful image for the first time....How joyful! Yes, the smile brought a smile to my face too....Lovely, lovely work! #10211187

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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