Aloha Girl

© Su Sana E. P

Aloha Girl

Vickie Skellenger 7/30/2006 12:02:05 AM

Susana, it's beauiful. I love the selective style lighting and the great contrast between the face and the background. You did great! #493664

Darryl Wilkinson 7/30/2006 12:11:42 AM

Susana, You are very beautiful and the title is very suiting as well!
Aloha, dear friend :) #3100435

Mary K. Robison 7/30/2006 12:12:07 AM

It's obvious SJ hasn't lost his touch, Susana ~ it's a lovely, luminous portrait. And your PS work is the frosting on the cake! Gorgeous! #3100437

Stan J. Contrades 7/30/2006 12:12:53 AM

With those features you could easily pass for one of the hula dancers on any of the troupes here, Susan :-)! Excellent skin tones and composition to go along with the outstanding lighting! Come to Hawaii and learn how to weave a "haku" lei for your head!!
Great job, Sanjay!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3100439

Rakesh Syal 7/30/2006 12:13:09 AM

Great job on this natural light portrait, Susan! Love the title too! #3100441

Lynne Morris 7/30/2006 12:17:58 AM

Wow Susan this is absolutely STUNNING, what a beautiful portrait and love the tones and lighting, great work to you and SJ. #3100454

kerby lee pfrangle 7/30/2006 12:28:26 AM

Susan this is just stunning.

Love the light, sepia tones and perfect title.

You are a very beautiful women.

Kerby #3100472

Lorraine A. Cook 7/30/2006 12:29:31 AM

This is a stunning portrait, Susana!
You have both inner and outer beauty, my friend<:))

The title suits you and this lovely portrait by Sanjay.<:)) #3100476

Renee Doyle 7/30/2006 12:31:59 AM

Wow Susana!!!! This is such a stunning portrait - you look gorgeous!!!! I love your pose and the softness to the whole image! It is so subtle and yet very intriguing!!!! Love it!
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Donna Roberts 7/30/2006 12:35:17 AM

The love SJ has for you has been conveyed perfectly via the lens......gorgeous shot, wonderful choice of b&w presentation.
Nice work.....you're quite a team!!
:-) ddu
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Paul E. Earl 7/30/2006 12:37:57 AM

Very beautiful Susan!! You should be a model!! #3100501

Nadya Johnson 7/30/2006 12:57:18 AM

A beautiful and striking portrait, Susana! I love your work on this: the tones are superb! The title's perfect too! #3100523

Rajesh Arora 7/30/2006 1:03:38 AM

My theory is different, beautiful word is open to all.

I've observed that many people are attractive but why they are attractive is difficult to define!!! They are not necessarily beautiful!!!

You are attractive with touch of beauty, this is a rare combination and you enhanced this feature by applying appropriate effects and tone in this portrait.

Your efforts are reflecting in this job.

Well Done!!!

#3100533

Ross Throndson 7/30/2006 1:18:43 AM

Very Impressive, Susana...So Soft...Very Beautiful Image of you...You & SJ make a Great Team!! :^) #3100545

Lani J 7/30/2006 2:13:05 AM

I love the softness of this photograph! A lovely capture and beautifully enhanced. ... of course the 'subject' is very photogenic, so that had to help :o) Well done and a great collaboration! #3100601

Revonda L. Gentry 7/30/2006 2:30:08 AM

So very, very beautiful Susana!! #3100637

Glenn E. Urquhart 7/30/2006 3:14:58 AM

Fantastic portrait, Susan!!! Excellent lighting and contrast which enhances the beauty of the composition! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #3100715

Laurence Saliba 7/30/2006 3:32:37 AM

VERY Beautiful Susan!!!!! #3100729

Nadine A. Lewis 7/30/2006 3:52:20 AM

Susana, a portrait doesn't get any better than this! You're beautiful and I love everything about it. I think it should be your next mini pic.

<>< #3100760

Manuel Barrera 7/30/2006 3:57:49 AM

Very attractive woman, fantastic selective lighting and selective use of focus. Modeling offers should be right around the corner. #3100775

Julie Robinson 7/30/2006 4:04:46 AM

A wonderful wonderful portrait Susan - very beautiful! #3100798

David L. Luchowski 7/30/2006 4:05:02 AM

Your are beautiful.This is a great portrait, Susan #3100799

7/30/2006 5:07:02 AM

Great job Sanjay!
Beautiful Susan, I just love it!

Best wishes to all of you!
Reine



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Stephanie Lyons 7/30/2006 5:22:30 AM

Oh how beautiful! Of course with a model like you, and the combined talent of both of you, the results had to be spectacular ... #3101030

Cindy Harter 7/30/2006 5:22:48 AM

I love the softness combined with the power and strength of the image. No weakness in this image... You nailed it! Great job!! #3101033

William C. Raco 7/30/2006 5:25:15 AM

Beautiful portrait of a beautiful woman
The light, composition and pose are excellent!

Bill
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Terri L. Scribner 7/30/2006 5:26:34 AM

Very immpressive portrait, Susana!! I love the overall softness and sepia tones!! Great work!! #3101046

Joy Rector 7/30/2006 5:28:00 AM

beautifully done #3101050

Judyann Plante 7/30/2006 5:53:42 AM

Extraordinary portrait, Susan! Beautiful lighting and tones.

Judyann ><> #3101124

Amy Jackson 7/30/2006 6:05:46 AM

Beautiful portrait, Susan! Very well done. #3101150

Gail Vitikacs 7/30/2006 6:10:28 AM

Soooo beautiful Susan...and you should be proud of your finished product!!! So lovely! #3101168

Melissa Gurdus 7/30/2006 7:23:48 AM

Fantastic photo and editing work, Susana!! You are beautiful and your smooth skin with wonderful tones is amazing!! Magnificent low key image!!! #3101431

Frank Creamer 7/30/2006 7:43:12 AM

Susana Looks like you did every thing as good as it can be done.a real work of art.I lived in Hawaii for 12 years at a time when you would see women just like your photo.Brings back good memories.Beautiful picture. #3101468

Kathy Reeves 7/30/2006 9:31:30 AM

Beautiful portrait Susan!! You did an excellect job of editing a lovely image! #3101715

Tressie Davis 7/30/2006 10:02:33 AM

Very soft and beautiful, I like this!! #3101802

Tiffani S. LaNeave 7/30/2006 11:57:23 AM

Gorgeous image! I love all the black surrounding you! Very nice image! #3102013

Jenny Bosmans 7/30/2006 12:08:59 PM

Fantastic teamwork of you and Sanjay, Susan! :) And what a very beautiful portrait! :) #3102032

Marilyn K. Lincecum 7/30/2006 1:19:53 PM

Absolutely gorgeous Susan, in every way !!! #3102184

Karen Engelbreth 7/30/2006 3:00:26 PM

Gorgeous portrait, Susan - you are a wonderful model! #3102474

Graeme Chow 7/30/2006 6:52:16 PM

Susan, SJ did a really wonderful portait of you. You look graceful and beautiful and I like the B/w. #3103021

Brenda W. LaFleur 7/30/2006 7:31:47 PM

Susan, this is wonderful. Great teamwork, you guys. Love it! #3103196

Jim Kinnunen 7/30/2006 8:58:30 PM

Beautiful, Susan!!!! #3103398

Nancy L. Green 7/30/2006 10:04:21 PM

This is so beautiful Susan!!! Your inner beauty shows through also!! <>< #3103576

Chastity Abbott 7/30/2006 10:16:11 PM

Gorgeous!!! LOVE the all black all around, really allows the beauty to be totally focused!! #3103608

Hector Contreras 7/30/2006 11:15:43 PM

Indeed Susan you guys did a wonderful job. love the sepia color and the beauty of your soul.
Heco #3103804

Evy Johansen 7/30/2006 11:17:38 PM

Wonderful image of a beautiful lady!!! Great job susan and sanjay!! #3103807

Richard D. Cox 7/31/2006 12:14:24 AM

Beauty on the outside, beauty on in the inside. Brilliant! #3103891

Cathy Stancil 7/31/2006 12:20:35 AM

What a beautiful portrait of a beautiful woman... !!! You 2 are a perfect team indeed... Really Gorgeous my friend ! #3103905

Bill Wyatt 7/31/2006 3:16:55 AM

I love the tones and soft dreamy look. It is a beautiful portrait. I love the effects and title also, Susan! #3104334

Paula Dwyer 7/31/2006 5:24:05 AM

Excellent lighting and effects. Susan, you are a beautiful lady and this is a fabulous portrait!! Nicely done!! :) #3105066

Tarun Bose 7/31/2006 11:00:05 AM

Wow! Really a queen of flowers. Excellent shot taken by Sanjay a great photographer and also a luckey man for having a beautiful wife Susana. All the best. #3106397

Noel Baebler 7/31/2006 5:11:43 PM

Beautiful team, you and SJ! #3107295

Marcie A. Fowler 8/1/2006 2:47:28 AM

Well it's all already been said but I'll add my two cents worth way down here. Excellent teamwork by you and SJ. I love you expression here. Perfrect title. The tones and lighting are superb. Beautiful model as well. #3108589

Sharon K. King 8/1/2006 6:30:30 AM

I think this is just Beautiful!! #3109751

Jill Flynn 8/1/2006 4:13:55 PM

It doesn't get any better than this! You and SJ make a great team. I LOVE the low key mood and tones. And let me add ... you are beautiful Susan. #3111665

Joannie M. Bertucci 8/1/2006 11:18:35 PM

Positively stunning face, PS work and portrait work! #3112909

Terry L. Ellis 8/2/2006 1:37:48 PM

I have to agree, wholeheartedly, Susan! Delightful to see both your's and Sanjay's work! You both have it all...together! You are a beauty indeed! #3115809

Datha Y. Thompson 8/2/2006 9:29:11 PM

MY THIS IS GORGEOUS!! You are BEAUTIFUL!! #3117226

Darla Cobus 8/3/2006 5:05:25 AM

Simply beautiful, you work Great together! #3118618

Casey A. Hanson 8/7/2006 9:36:55 AM

Outstanding work...this is a gorgeous image, Susan! #3134884

Allen O. Howard 8/10/2006 6:29:53 PM

Excellent Susan! I really like the darkness and the out of focus flowers and when you reach the face, POW!!! Beautiful clarity!!! #3149567

Jessica Jenney 8/18/2006 3:56:31 PM

Beautiful portrait of a beautiful woman, Susana! Wonderful lighting and soft contrast! #3182552

eileen bedford 8/21/2006 7:13:55 PM

Beautifully done Susan, your specia tones and image lighting really set this off. Your gallery offers such great works and images... #3195970

Jennifer Cuscino 8/25/2006 7:49:14 AM

This is so lovely, absolutely beautiful! The lighting is perfect, and it's so soft. Magnificently done! #3213047

Kay E. Mahoney 8/26/2006 12:56:21 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3218396

Lorri Shank 8/26/2006 12:58:56 PM

Congratulations, Susan. This is truly superb in every way! I bet you are a winner, too! Lorri #3218421

Tarun Bose 8/26/2006 12:59:08 PM

Congrats Susana on your beautiful portrait finalist. #3218424

Allen O. Howard 8/26/2006 1:00:04 PM

And more congratulations Susana! #3218434

Datha Y. Thompson 8/26/2006 1:23:04 PM

Big Congrats WELL desrved!! SOO Beautiful!! GOOD LUCK.. #3218656

kerby lee pfrangle 8/26/2006 1:24:23 PM

Susan congratulations this is beautiful. Best of luck in the next round. #3218673

Lavone Vannoy 8/26/2006 1:30:26 PM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FINALIST!!!! :) #3218737

Chastity Abbott 8/26/2006 1:34:04 PM

YIPPPPPEEEEE!!!!!! You know how I truly feel about each and everyone one of your portraits!!!! I tell ya all the time!!!! I am soooooo happy and proud of you!!!!!!!!! Congrats and good luck in the next round!!!!! FINGERS CROSSED!!!!(HUGE SMILES) #3218761

Carla Metzler 8/26/2006 1:41:56 PM

Congratulations, Susan! This is so beautiful! #3218811

Roger Bernabo 8/26/2006 1:50:55 PM

This is so pretty and precious of your wonderful persona Susana! Congratulations! #3218895

Melissa A. Mannon 8/26/2006 1:53:31 PM

congratulations on all of your finalists this month! great job! #3218921

Jenny Bosmans 8/26/2006 2:09:16 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Susan! :) #3219136

Barbara Helgason 8/26/2006 2:14:34 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Susan! #3219195

Ray & Audrey Clarke 8/26/2006 2:31:46 PM

huge congrats on this great shot Susana(ac) #3219399

Julie Robinson 8/26/2006 2:49:23 PM

Congrats on your wondeful finalist! #3219603

Glenn E. Urquhart 8/26/2006 3:08:41 PM

Susana, a BIG Congrats on being chosen a finalist!!! Well Deserved! Cheers Glenn #3219863

Jessica Jenney 8/26/2006 3:20:37 PM

Congratulations on this lovely finalist image, Susana! #3219985

Terry L. Ellis 8/26/2006 3:24:23 PM

Susana, congratulations on all of your stunning finalists! I will get to them all! This one is special!! #3220033

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 8/26/2006 3:28:25 PM

A very beautiful portrait Susana!! Well done to both you and SJ!! Congratulations!! #3220073

Nancy L. Green 8/26/2006 3:29:52 PM

Congratulations Susan!! <>< #3220090

8/26/2006 3:51:16 PM

Congratulations on your all beautiful finalists Susana! #3220336

Paul Sikora 8/26/2006 4:27:53 PM

Congratulations Susan #3220589

Revonda L. Gentry 8/26/2006 5:09:10 PM

Congratulations Susana!! #3220891

Tressie Davis 8/26/2006 5:27:19 PM

Yay Susana!! #3220995

Judyann Plante 8/26/2006 6:06:01 PM

Congratulations, Susana!!!

Judyann ><> #3221334

Amy Jackson 8/26/2006 7:03:07 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Susana!! :) #3221935

Pat Gamwell 8/26/2006 7:08:23 PM

Wonderful! Big CONGRATS, my friend! #3221986

Lorraine A. Cook 8/26/2006 7:26:18 PM

Congratulations and Good Luck in the next round, Susana!<:)) #3222174

Melissa Gurdus 8/26/2006 8:40:05 PM

Congratulations, Susan on this magnificent finalist!!! #3222975

Manuel Barrera 8/26/2006 8:43:09 PM

Congratulations Susana #3223006

Lani J 8/26/2006 8:52:44 PM

Congratulations Susan! It's a gorgeous picture and you developed it so nicely. Excellent work and a well deserved finalist! :o)

(Thank you for the welcome back, it's been a long couple of weeks!!) #3223078

Linda D. Lester 8/26/2006 9:06:48 PM

Congratulations on this beauty! #3223167

Leonard Pierce 8/26/2006 9:17:06 PM

Congratulations Susana! #3223228

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/26/2006 9:22:17 PM

Congratulations Susan on this and all your other wonderful and outstanding finalists!
-Debby #3223265

Jill Flynn 8/26/2006 9:23:12 PM

So happy to see this beautiful portrait here Susan. Congratulations on your finalist! #3223268

Lynne Morris 8/27/2006 1:02:54 AM

NO surprise to see this one here Susan, it's wonderful. A well deserved finalist, congratultions on all your finalists. #3223868

Paul Michko 8/27/2006 1:48:42 AM

Congratulation on a great finalist, Susan and Sanjay. #3223949

M Husain Akhtar 8/27/2006 2:29:40 AM

Warmest congratulations for being a finalist, Susan! Very well deserved success! #3224180

Laura Clay-Ballard 8/27/2006 4:36:15 AM

GREAT shot! congrats! #3224668

Graeme Chow 8/27/2006 4:53:13 AM

Susan and SJ, you make the great teamwork of this portrait. Congrats to you both. #3224761

Terri L. Scribner 8/27/2006 5:12:16 AM

Big congrats on this beautiful finalist!! #3224851

Sandy Stigliano 8/27/2006 6:04:29 AM

Congratulations! #3225179

Ronald F. Fischer 8/27/2006 6:09:32 AM

Susana, congratulations on all your well deserved finalists and good luck in the next round!! #3225220

Ross Throndson 8/27/2006 7:13:33 AM

Big Congratulations, Susana, on this Beautiful Finalist!! :^) #3225583

Tonya R. Boles 8/27/2006 7:24:31 AM

Congrats Susana.. #3225619

Casey A. Hanson 8/27/2006 8:02:41 AM

I'm glad to see this again, Susan! Congrats! :0) #3225768

Cheryl E. Molennor 8/27/2006 8:13:43 AM

Susan, what a gorgeous portrait. Very well done . Congrats to you #3225844

Sylvia Rossler 8/27/2006 10:36:06 AM

A wonderful portrait Susan !! A well deserved finalist :O)Big congrats :O) #3226567

Laurence Saliba 8/27/2006 12:41:40 PM

Another CONGRATS Susana!!!!! #3227215

Jill Odice 8/27/2006 2:44:50 PM

Another feather for your cap, or should I say flower for your hat :-) Congrats Susan! #3227789

Helen N. McHugh 8/27/2006 3:34:57 PM

Beautiful portrait, Susana! Congratulations!! #3228044

Carol Sawyer 8/27/2006 3:35:16 PM

Very beautiful Susana!!! Congrats!!!! #3228048

Gail Vitikacs 8/27/2006 4:29:21 PM

Aloha on this beautiful portrait! Congratulations! #3228351

Ken Smith 8/27/2006 5:08:02 PM

Susana, congratulations!! #3228553

Hector Contreras 8/27/2006 5:20:17 PM

Susan Congratulations on your finalist
Heco #3228613

Sharon Day 8/27/2006 5:22:52 PM

Beautiful portrait, Susana!!! You both did a great job with this! Congratulations on all your outstanding finalists!!! WTG! #3228623

Alana Ibe 8/27/2006 5:58:06 PM

SO lovely!!! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!!! #3228840

Marilyn K. Lincecum 8/27/2006 9:42:27 PM

Congratulations Susan on all your gorgeous finalist and good luck in the next round. I really like this one !! #3229702

Dawn Leslie 8/28/2006 3:16:07 AM

Congrats on this beautiful image! #3230436

Carolyn Foster Spano 8/28/2006 5:12:23 AM

Congrats on your finalist Susannah! #3231287

Mata Patan 8/28/2006 6:40:42 AM

Congratulations Susan...or do I have to call you Susana???
Have you changed your name recently??
And E stay for what??
Anyway big congrats for this wonderful finalist!!!
Great both of you!! #3231904

Donna W. Neal 8/28/2006 12:16:01 PM

Congratulations on a well deserved finalist Sus #3234024

Terrill Province 8/29/2006 2:38:53 PM

Breathtaking.

Congratulations :) #3240900

Jen G. 8/31/2006 6:00:08 AM

Such a beautiful portrait Susana! Everything about it is just lovely, I am so glad to see it in the finals, Congratulations!!! #3249036

Keith L. Clayton 9/4/2006 3:49:31 PM

Beautiful soft image - Great Job!! #3266370

Karen E. Michaels 9/26/2006 9:13:37 AM

You are stunningly beautiful. #3363773

Raymond Pauly 8/11/2007 9:08:58 PM

Hello Susana! I can't believe I had missed this one! I was enjoying a tour through your gallery and saw it.
What a very beautiful portrait!! Not only can it transmit your outer beauty, but that peaceful look in your eyes talks about your inner beauty as well! Congratulations! #4634816

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 12/11/2007 1:56:02 PM

I really miss you SuSana!!!

Have a great holiday and best wishes to your family!!

Your friend,

Donna

PS This is an amazingly beautiful image, you're so pretty!!! Congratulations!!! #5196492


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Description

This is my most recent picture taken by SJ. I played with it in PSE, converted into sepia, adjusted background and then struggled with the title. Then I remembered a character that I saw in a movie and came up with this title. Pls. let me have your thoughts on this.

Uploaded on 7/30/2006 12:00:17 AM

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Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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