Araya

Amanda M. Johnson 6/29/2006 10:15:48 AM

Wonderful image! Very nice comp! The b&w is so dramatic! Great execution! #474405

Helen N. McHugh 6/29/2006 10:23:57 AM

Great capture, Dale!Candids are often the best! Wonderful expression! #2966215

Paul Michko 6/29/2006 10:31:20 AM

Intense portrait image, Dale Ann. #2966252

Chastity Abbott 6/29/2006 10:34:04 AM

OMGoodness!!! I would love to see this one win!
Amazing sharp B&W..love the lighting in his eyes, awesome tones!!! Good job!!! #2966263

Tonya R. Boles 6/29/2006 10:34:16 AM

Love it in black n white. #2966265

Tiffani S. LaNeave 6/29/2006 10:34:39 AM

Wow....beautiful comp and awesome dramatic lighting! Love the expression! Wonderful image da! #2966267

Nadine A. Lewis 6/29/2006 10:42:17 AM

Awesome portrait, Dale...love the crop and use of b&w.

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Michael S. Swaffar 6/29/2006 11:10:48 AM

Great portrait, Dale. I think its wonderful in B&W. #2966392

Nadia W. Smith 6/29/2006 11:10:58 AM

Oh very dramtic looking.

Sorry I haven't commented much lately...seems this business is going faster than I can keep up! #2966393

Elizabeth Beaudoin 6/29/2006 12:52:34 PM

Wonderful BW! Love the intensity! #2966808

sharon K. King 6/29/2006 2:44:46 PM

Amazing lighting DA! It works well in B&W, good luck with it! #2967140

Dawn Leslie 6/29/2006 8:42:27 PM

Beautiful...lighting is awesome and expression is dramatic! #2968063

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/29/2006 10:19:43 PM

Thanks so much Amanda, Helen, Paul, Chastity, Tonya, Tiffani, Nadine, Michael, Nadia, Elizabeth, Sharon & Dawn! You guys made my day!

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Paige Mills 6/29/2006 11:58:48 PM

Beautiful B/W portrait (capture)! Excellant lighting & cropping too! :) #2968411

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/29/2006 11:59:34 PM

Thank you very much, Paige!

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Megan p 6/30/2006 4:12:06 AM

This is just incredible Dale Ann!!! BW is perfect for this! the lighting is fantastic, good luck with this! #2969146

Carolyn Foster Spano 6/30/2006 4:33:11 AM

You have captured this wonderfully. Your crop works great here. The eyes speak volumes. #2969214

Marcie A. Fowler 6/30/2006 6:13:13 AM

Wow . . . what a wonderful candid portrait. This is so beautiful. Love the lighting and her expression is priceless. #2969699

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/30/2006 6:26:01 AM

Thanks Megan, Cari and Marcie!

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Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/3/2006 10:00:56 AM

This is fantastic!! Beautiful lighting on this little sweetie. Great in black and white! #2981789

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/3/2006 10:14:16 AM

Thank you Donna!

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Margot Petrowski 7/7/2006 9:22:31 AM

Looks like a winner, DA!!!! #2996983

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/7/2006 10:03:19 AM

Thanks Margot!

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Lynn Crawford 7/21/2006 7:21:21 AM

I love this Dale Ann, it is beautiful, great B&W portrait :) #3058829

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/24/2006 5:29:24 PM

Thank you Lynn!

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Renee Doyle 7/24/2006 9:35:19 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Dale Ann!!!
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Chastity Abbott 7/24/2006 9:45:58 PM

YAY!!! LOOK AT YOU GO!!! CONGRATS!!! #3072901

Alisha L. Ekstrom 7/24/2006 10:14:12 PM

SWEET moment captured Da & BIG congrats on a SUPERB finalist;) #3073206

Margot Petrowski 7/24/2006 11:49:59 PM

Congrats girl, on both of your fab finalists!!!! You are quite the artiste!!!! #3073747

Jenny Bosmans 7/25/2006 4:14:34 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Dale Ann! :) #3074656

Marcie A. Fowler 7/25/2006 5:10:35 AM

I just knew we'd see this one again. Congrats! #3075214

Carolyn Foster Spano 7/25/2006 5:27:20 AM

Yippee for you Dale Ann. Well-deserved! #3075339

Michelle R. Kovach 7/25/2006 5:27:40 AM

Congrats Sista! #3075344

Daniel G. Flocke 7/25/2006 5:50:44 AM

Congratulations on your Finalist!!!

Good luck next round!

~Daniel #3075559

Megan p 7/25/2006 6:40:04 AM

So glad to see this recognized, it really is wonderful!!!!!! #3075984

Elizabeth Beaudoin 7/25/2006 6:41:29 AM

Love this one Da! Congratulations! #3076002

Lavone Vannoy 7/25/2006 7:36:40 AM

Dale Ann! I LOVE this shot! BIG congrats!! #3076456

Lorri Shank 7/25/2006 8:25:27 AM

Congrats! This is a beautiful portrait. What a great keepsake! #3076984

Gail Vitikacs 7/25/2006 9:47:49 AM

This is wonderful Dale Ann! Congratulations! #3077727

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/25/2006 10:19:25 AM

Congratulations on your awesome finalist Dale Ann! #3077946

Jessica Hughes 7/25/2006 10:28:23 AM

Yay!! Congrats Dale Ann! I missed this. It's beautiful!! #3078021

Candy Avera 7/25/2006 1:42:35 PM

I don't know how I missed this before. It's beautiful and a well deserved finalist. Way to go! #3079446

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/25/2006 8:31:45 PM

Thanks everyone!

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Susana Heide 7/25/2006 9:55:30 PM

BEAUTIFUL in it's simplicity!!! Congratulations Dale Ann! #3081524

Rakesh Syal 7/26/2006 3:19:54 AM

Cute finalist!! Congratulations, DA!! #3082366

Teresa Lee 7/26/2006 7:56:49 AM

This is just exquisite, DA! I love it so much! It's just perfect -- and those eyes...

I just came BACK from your area, but it was such madness trying to get the kids back home that I didn't get a chance to look you up. Next time, for sure! :)

Congratulations, my sweet friend, on this finalist. #3083935

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/26/2006 9:12:09 AM

Thanks Susana, Rakesh and Teresa!

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Dawn Leslie 7/26/2006 12:09:31 PM

Congrats on this beauty! #3085147

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/26/2006 1:25:11 PM

Thanks Dawn!

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Tiffani S. LaNeave 7/26/2006 5:39:51 PM

Congrats da!!! Love this image!!!:) #3086529

Melissa Gurdus 7/26/2006 5:42:42 PM

This portrait is very striking in black and white, Dale Ann!! I can see why it is a finalist and best of luck in round two!!! #3086538

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/26/2006 8:08:56 PM

Thanks Tiffani & Melissa!

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Debra Booth 7/27/2006 5:08:34 AM

Congrats on another wonderful finalist, Dale Ann! #3088849

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/27/2006 9:25:16 AM

Thanks again, Debra!

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Amanda E. Radovic 8/8/2006 5:19:39 AM

Congrats DA - I just found this one now :-) #3138085

Dale Ann Cubbage 8/8/2006 9:23:01 AM

Thanks Amanda, I had high hopes for this one.

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Description

Resubmitting, originally posted in color. This is a candid portrait, taken at a birthday party. This little sweetie was sitting on her mommy's lap. We were in a barn, with light coming in from in front of her. I have converted it to bw, adjusted curves, clarified and cropped. I have also cloned out mom's thumb on her shoulder.

Uploaded on 6/29/2006 10:12:54 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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