Sea Green II

© LENA U. FRIEDMAN

Sea Green II

Sibylle Basel Student 6/21/2006 2:54:55 AM

Hi Lena!
This is a beautiful picture! You have captured your models eyes! Very nice shot, I love it!
You should enter it in one of the contests.
Sibylle Basel #469115

Chastity Abbott 6/21/2006 4:28:13 AM

This is stunning! Awesome work here. #2924803

Carrie Scruggs 6/21/2006 5:47:31 AM

Mezmerizing- I feel like I can't escape her eyes! #2925522

Debbie Del Tejo 6/21/2006 6:32:34 AM

Great job on editing and cropping the shell out....I like it much better and we should see this again. Great job! Her eyes are beautiful! #2926012

Cathy Stancil 6/21/2006 8:59:35 AM

Absolutely gorgeous !! Excellent work indeed... #2927170

Jim [popeyes©] Naso 6/21/2006 9:10:48 AM

Yes, I too like this better cropped. Good eye for detail. Excellent capture! #2927246

Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer 6/21/2006 11:50:31 AM

WOW! Awesome portrait. #2928378

LENA U. FRIEDMAN 6/21/2006 2:43:56 PM

Thank you everyone! I'm glad you agree:) #2929506

Jane M 6/21/2006 8:41:54 PM

It's one of my favorites and I'm glad you cropped out the shell. We should see it again Lena. #2931256

Janine Russell 6/21/2006 11:33:01 PM

Lena, beautiful portrait; excellent lighting and clarity. #2931849

jennifer B. short 6/22/2006 11:52:19 AM

This is even more powerful cropped. It is a beautiful image of your beautiful daughter. #2934949

Gisela Olsson 6/26/2006 3:56:58 PM

Lena, I love your new crop!! #2954174

LENA U. FRIEDMAN 6/26/2006 6:19:09 PM

Thank you Jane/Janine/ Jennifer & Gisela! #2954541

ronda chatelle 6/30/2006 12:13:39 AM

Congratulations on your POTD. This is an unforgettable image. Simply Beautiful! #2968454

Paige Mills 6/30/2006 12:15:15 AM

Absolutely, a beautiful portrait! :) #2968460

Kirsten (Kiki) Kjaer 6/30/2006 12:41:00 AM

Congratulations. I'm glad the judges saw the beauty in this image too. #2968502

Mary K. Robison 6/30/2006 12:41:14 AM

Wonderful golden face, with such beautiful greens surrounding her.
Congratulations on a very deserved POTD, Lena! #2968503

Joy Rector 6/30/2006 3:09:07 AM

congrats on the POTD #2968766

LENA U. FRIEDMAN 6/30/2006 3:52:16 AM

Thank you so much! This was very much a shock for me, but exciting too! I appreciate all the wonderful comments and so does my daughter! #2969036

Vicki Hunt 6/30/2006 3:52:34 AM

This is a beautiful portrait! What gorgeous eyes! Love the green! Congrats on POTD! #2969040

Gary T. Hughes 6/30/2006 3:58:06 AM

wow what a wounderful photo great colour and great framing of subject
love ur work #2969078

Andree Lerat 6/30/2006 4:58:11 AM

Good job with the crop. It is much stronger than the first. Really great portrait. :) Andree #2969306

JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/30/2006 5:14:48 AM

Beautiful! Congrats on POTD!
The colors, her expression, but ohhh those eyes! WOW! jo ann c. #2969412

Katleen R. Struckle 6/30/2006 5:22:26 AM

Absolutely stunning image. congrats on Potd!! #2969452

LENA U. FRIEDMAN 6/30/2006 5:28:09 AM

Ohhh!!! Thank you! Thank you very much! It makes me happy to hear such great words from all of you! #2969491

Carolyn Foster Spano 6/30/2006 5:33:29 AM

Lena, these are absolutely incredible!!! They take my breath away. #2969522

RC Fritz 6/30/2006 6:17:24 AM

CONGRATULATIONS !!! #2969714

Sharrie Thomas 6/30/2006 6:57:28 AM

Very Nice, it's much better without the shell. Great job!! Congrats on th POTD. #2969920

Helen N. McHugh 6/30/2006 9:00:59 AM

This is such a beautiful capture, Lena!I can see this gracing the cover of a magazine!Congrats on POTD! #2970281

Mary Clarke 6/30/2006 9:03:04 AM

Congratulations on POTD Lena - what a wonderful portrait! #2970290

Kathy C. Tugwell 6/30/2006 9:28:45 AM

Lena,
I think you have a great start, your pictures are wonderful. You capture the emotions of the children.
Keep up the good work. #2970393

Nancy Grace Chen 6/30/2006 10:00:40 AM

Gorgeous lighting, fantastic portrait. Congrats on your POTD. #2970494

Tori A. Woods 6/30/2006 10:43:45 AM

she's so beautiful Lena....
you've captured her beauty....
nice portrait......Tori #2970666

Gisela Olsson 6/30/2006 10:48:30 AM

Lena, Congratulations on your POTD!!!!!Well deserved! #2970688

Mary N C. Taitt 6/30/2006 12:58:14 PM

Absolutely gorgoeus, Lena, congratulations on your POTD!!! Mary :-D #2971151

Jim [popeyes©] Naso 6/30/2006 4:12:52 PM

Congrats on your POTD... well deserved acolades. #2971866

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 6/30/2006 9:08:15 PM

A real beauty, congrats on your potd! #2972560

Luhut Napitupulu 7/1/2006 11:45:27 PM

Nice portrait, Lena. Her eyes expression is wonderful. Congrats on your POTD! #2976605

LENA U. FRIEDMAN 7/2/2006 1:46:58 AM

Thank you everyone for your wonderful praises! It means a great deal to me!
Happy shooting and Happy 4th! #2976827

Datha Y. Thompson 7/24/2006 10:41:01 PM

WOW!! BEAUTIFUL!! Congrats to you on this well deserved finalist and good luck!!!! #3073432

Mary K. Robison 7/25/2006 2:31:08 AM

So glad to see this beauty in the finalists, Lena ~
Congratulations, and best of luck next round! #3074187

Megan p 7/25/2006 4:02:16 AM

Stunning Lena!!! Congratulations!!! #3074586

Jim [popeyes©] Naso 7/25/2006 4:45:14 AM

Congrats... well deserved. #3074934

Sharon K. King 7/25/2006 5:22:20 AM

Congratulations Lena on this beautiful finalist! #3075298

Carolyn Foster Spano 7/25/2006 5:31:51 AM

Lena, This is one of the most beautiful shots I have ever seen. Well-deserved finalist and sure to be a winner. #3075379

Gisela Olsson 7/25/2006 7:34:45 AM

Lena, congratulations!!! this is soo cool that the judges has acknowledged your TALENT and this beautiful portrait of your daughter!! #3076434

Chastity Abbott 7/25/2006 7:45:34 AM

OH I so agree with Carolyn!!! YAY.....and congrats!! #3076589

k 7/25/2006 8:05:41 AM

Stunning!!!! HUGE congrats!!! :) #3076789

Lavone Vannoy 7/25/2006 8:20:37 AM

Congratulations Lena!!! This is truly a remarkable image!! :) #3076938

Kathy C. Tugwell 7/25/2006 2:10:29 PM

Congrats Lena
Kathy T. #3079607

Candy Avera 7/25/2006 2:23:24 PM

Beautiful! Congratulations Lena. #3079670

RC Fritz 7/25/2006 5:37:57 PM

Congratulations, Lena! #3080558

Sibylle Basel 7/25/2006 5:47:31 PM

Congratulations Lena, on being a finalist! I hope you win!
Sibylle #3080598

Ronald F. Fischer 7/25/2006 6:44:21 PM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist! #3080878

Jane M 7/25/2006 7:09:53 PM

Congrats from me too! I expect it to figure in the next round Lena! #3080962

Susana Heide 7/25/2006 10:05:25 PM

This is truly a magnificient portrait Lena!!! I also think this will be a WINNER! Congrats on your finalist! #3081561

Suzy Betancourt 7/26/2006 12:46:36 PM

Lena, gorgeous photo.
the green gem color is magnificant.
I get the impression of a mermaid in the islands.

Congrats
Suzy #3085371

Tiffani S. LaNeave 7/26/2006 6:42:30 PM

CONGRATS!!! Love your work! Aweosme image!:) #3086773

Melissa Gurdus 7/26/2006 6:44:33 PM

Congratulations on this awesome image, Lena!!! #3086783

LENA U. FRIEDMAN 7/26/2006 11:09:18 PM

Thank you sooooo much everyone! It's such wonderful support and praise!!! #3087638

Michael S. Swaffar 7/27/2006 9:06:20 AM

Congratulations Lena!! So much to love here, great job!! #3089954

She-She Killough 7/27/2006 10:16:32 PM

Magnificent!! Big Congrats on your 2nd place win!! #3092349

jennifer B. short 7/27/2006 11:18:40 PM

I am so glad to see this win. You deserve this sooooo much. Jennifer #3092499

Mary K. Robison 7/28/2006 12:01:51 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Lena! So great when a re-submit makes it to the upper levels! This really deserves its win! #3092624

Jim [popeyes©] Naso 7/28/2006 12:34:32 AM

Congrats on your well deserved win. #3092768

Laura S. Brophy 7/28/2006 4:13:10 AM

Congratulations Lena! This is a stunning photo...so glad to see it as a winner.

#3093510

Megan p 7/28/2006 4:22:45 AM

Congratulations Lena, this is soooooo fabulous!!!! #3093537

Sharon K. King 7/28/2006 4:32:33 AM

Congratulations Lena, I'm so happy for you, this is beautiful! #3093574

Daniel G. Flocke 7/28/2006 4:52:45 AM

Lena - Great composition, Congratulations on your 2nd Place Winner!!!

~Daniel #3093683

Judyann Plante 7/28/2006 6:50:13 AM

Just gorgeous, Lena! Congratulations on this well-deserved win!!!

Judyann ><> #3094406

Jane M 7/28/2006 7:21:09 AM

If I was a betting person my money would have been on this one for second!! WTG Lena! #3094608

Candy Avera 7/28/2006 8:40:31 AM

Congratulations on your second place win Lena. This is an amazing portrait! #3095013

Elizabeth Beaudoin 7/28/2006 10:43:57 AM

Congratulations Lena! :O) #3095457

Lorraine A. Cook 7/28/2006 11:38:51 PM

Beautiful Portrait! Congratulations on your win, Lena!<:)) #3097348

LENA U. FRIEDMAN 7/29/2006 4:37:41 AM

Thank You to Everyone for all your wonderful comments! It is so greatly appreciated and warms my very heart! Once again, THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #3097775

RC Fritz 7/29/2006 9:42:42 AM

Congrats on your WIN. Lena!! §8^D} #3098743

Wende Trew 7/29/2006 5:16:47 PM

I new this was a WINNER!!! CONGRATS Lena!! VERY well deserved!!! #3099861

Jeff W. Robinson 7/29/2006 6:32:43 PM

Beautifully done Lena; congrats on your wonderful winning image! Jeff #3100016

Leanne M.E. Boyd 7/30/2006 7:06:34 AM

Gorgeous portrait, Lena - congrats on your win! #3101391

Gen Nagase 7/30/2006 8:07:37 PM

Congratulations on your great win, Lena!!! #3103283

Janine Russell 7/30/2006 9:49:45 PM

Lena, congratulations on your Second Place win. #3103550

Gary T. Hughes 7/30/2006 11:48:11 PM

congrats on your win
i can see why u won great work #3103858

Lynn Crawford 8/2/2006 5:44:36 AM

congrats on this win Lena, It is such a beautiful capture of this young girl, love the use of the net as a veil, great idea, wonderful expression on her face and great colors :) #3114185

Tonya Shackelford 8/2/2006 1:39:40 PM

Congratulations, Lena!! This is such a gorgeous capture! #3115816

Laura Stetser 8/18/2006 8:29:54 AM

This is stunning! The colors and clarity are so striking - congratulations on your win! :) #3181064

She-She Killough 10/9/2006 8:05:55 AM

SO STUNNING Lena! One of my all time favorites!! Congratulations!! #3426396

Amit Sheokand 7/29/2007 6:25:12 AM

The colors and clarity are awe inspiring...great work #4574253

Corné Arts 7/30/2007 11:55:37 AM

Wonderful photo! Colours and the expression on the face move me. Congratulations, Corné #4579004

Usman Bajwa 12/9/2009 1:12:34 AM

Belated congratz on the WINNER image, Lena. I really enjoyed my time visiting your fabulous gallery which is full of some exquisite shots.

UB. #8202648


To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Description

This is a resubmit & one of my favorites. I cropped it more to get the sea shell out of the way.

Exif: FNumber: 5.6, ExposureBiasValue: 0/2, ExposureTime: 0.04, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 100, WhiteBalance:

Uploaded on 6/21/2006 2:16:43 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day


Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to LENA U. FRIEDMAN. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.