Beach Baby

© Erica Murphy

Beach Baby

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 8/17/2006 2:12:58 PM

Very cute. Love how she is looking out at the beach. Love the close up shot of her. #505205

Chastity Abbott 8/17/2006 2:33:09 PM

Wonderful way she is facing the light and it warms her skin tones brilliantly!! I really like the look of the sand as the textures appear with such great detail. The colors are VIVID and with a such great excellent appearance, love the pink skirt, yellow bucket and the white shirt...brings in the the white from small crashing waves* What I LOVE most of your style of photography is I see so much in such a simple portrait!!! Great capture!!! #3177801

Daniella Puente 8/17/2006 4:06:23 PM

Erica, congrats! this is so beautiful. The light over her is great and warm and the dof is fantastic, make the textures on the sand and sea appears just as should be :0) excellent job! #3178025

Margot Petrowski 8/17/2006 4:17:17 PM

Looks like a winner!!! #3178066

Erica Murphy level-classic 8/17/2006 6:12:08 PM

Thank you all SOOOOO much for the very kind words. I really appreciate it very much.

Erica #3178444

Elizabeth Beaudoin 8/17/2006 6:44:00 PM

Gorgeous color Erica! What a little beauty she is! #3178527

Lynn Crawford 8/17/2006 7:41:56 PM

This is beautiufl Erica, love the sharpe focus on the beautiful little girl and great DOF, also the warm tones from the sun are great :) #3178761

Cyn Valentine level-classic 8/17/2006 7:44:26 PM the color and light! Well done! #3178774

Jane M level-classic 8/17/2006 10:08:34 PM

Fantastic DOF and glorious color Erica! #3179075

Erica Murphy level-classic 8/17/2006 10:14:54 PM

Many, MANY thanks for the nice comments!!!

Erica #3179092

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 8/18/2006 3:34:39 PM

Beautiful image with great composition, DOF, wonderful textures & colors -- great expression on her face. Great capture! #3182453

Erica Murphy level-classic 8/18/2006 4:20:06 PM

Thank you so much Kathy!

Erica #3182629

Megan p 6/15/2007 4:58:36 PM

LOVE EVERYTHING about this!!! she is scrumptious in that beautiful light! #4401109

Erica Murphy level-classic 6/15/2007 5:20:24 PM

Thanks so much Megan!!

Erica #4401169

Heidi Brand 7/6/2007 3:11:35 PM

The light falling on her is perfect! Wonderful portrait Erica. #4479864

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/6/2007 7:42:25 PM

Thank you Heidi!

Erica #4480485

Anna Diederich 7/24/2007 8:39:33 PM

So glad to see this one again Erica! Congratulations! #4551346

Emily E. Bem 7/24/2007 9:28:59 PM


Winner, Winner, Winner!:))))))) #4551756

Katarina Mansson 7/25/2007 4:08:43 AM

I agree with Emily above...
A precious moment perfectly captured. Congratulations! #4553269

RC Fritz 7/25/2007 5:09:47 AM

Very cute! Congratulations. Great Finalist! #4553730

Regina L. Rickert 7/25/2007 6:35:40 AM

Wow! Just gogeous, Erica!! Congratulations again! #4554202

Chastity Abbott 7/25/2007 7:33:50 AM

This was always a fav of mine!!!!! HUGE Congrats hope to see it go further!!! #4554748

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/25/2007 8:15:18 AM

Thanks so much for the nice comments Anna, Emily, Katarina, RC, Lexi, and Chastity!!

Erica #4555089

Elizabeth R. G 7/25/2007 10:36:16 AM

Congrats, Erica!! LOVE this one and good luck!! #4555928

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/25/2007 12:09:01 PM

Thank you Elizabeth!

Erica #4556458

The Judges at 7/25/2007 12:11:26 PM

Lovely image #4556468

The Judges at 7/25/2007 12:17:56 PM

Beautiful #4556518

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 7/25/2007 8:02:18 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4559207

Christy Nichols 7/26/2007 7:50:12 AM

Congratulations again Erica! #4561857

Megan p 7/26/2007 7:50:45 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Erica!!! this is such a beautiful photo! #4561862

Carol Teal 7/26/2007 8:38:30 AM

Congrats on your beautiful win!! #4562200

RC Fritz 7/26/2007 9:12:09 AM

Well deserved First Place, Erica. Congratulations! #4562386

RC Fritz 7/26/2007 10:11:42 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations Erica!! #4562796

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/26/2007 10:45:33 AM

Thanks so much to the judges, Kay, Christy, Megan, Carol, RC and Deborah for all the kind responses to my photo!


Emily E. Bem 7/26/2007 12:13:25 PM

C O N G R A T S ! ! ! ! The judges even chimed in here! WOW! WOW! WOW! Enjoy it... :)))) #4563472

Chastity Abbott 7/26/2007 1:10:03 PM

The light & colors....sigh....
beautiful congrats on this winning image!!!!!!! :) #4563647

Anna Diederich 7/26/2007 1:17:24 PM

OMG Erica Big Huge Congrats to you on your fabulous win!! #4563696

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 7/26/2007 1:37:18 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful first place winner. #4563832

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/26/2007 1:44:55 PM

Thank you sooooo much Emily, Chastity, Anna, and Kay!!! I shocked and honored by all the kind words.

Erica #4563891

Sarah Goblot 7/26/2007 1:47:53 PM

Yippee~~~~~~~~!!!!!! #4563917

Marla Laramie 7/26/2007 6:45:48 PM

YAYYYYY!! You totally deserve it, Erica ... that is a fabulous shot. :) Congrats!!! #4565210

Regina L. Rickert 7/26/2007 6:49:25 PM

Woooooo-hoooooooo!!!! Congratulations Erica. I am so happy for you. This is a fantastic shot! The lighting is gorgeous. #4565224

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/26/2007 8:48:26 PM

BIG THANKS Sarah, Marla, and Lexi!!

Erica #4565594

Julie Metcalf 7/26/2007 10:23:20 PM

Woo Hoo, Erica. Totally deserving! #4565795

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 7/27/2007 6:10:24 AM

Erica, congratulations on this outstanding First Place Win! WTG! #4567154

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/27/2007 7:28:19 AM

Thank you VERY much JMe and Terry!

Erica #4567606

Elizabeth R. G 7/27/2007 11:03:17 AM

CONGRATS Erica!!! I just love this one!!! #4568468

Robert K. Bemus 7/27/2007 11:39:00 PM

Huge congrats on your 1st place win, Erica! #4570281

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/28/2007 7:48:43 AM

Thanks so much Elizabeth and Robert!! I really appreciate it!

Erica #4571214

Krisztina Athanasakis 7/28/2007 12:24:26 PM

Beautiful photo Erica !! I just adore the lighting in this shot. #4571885

gloria s. kasse vega 7/28/2007 5:37:22 PM

Congratulations!!! I visited your gallery and loved it. #4572791

Renee Lewis 7/28/2007 5:55:25 PM

Congrats on 1st place, Erica!!!! #4572866

Heidi Brand 7/29/2007 4:23:27 AM

Sorry that I am so late to the party, but I too wanted to congratulate you on your first place win. It is so well deserved. Congrats again Erica. #4573825

Erica Murphy level-classic 7/29/2007 11:34:57 AM

Thanks sooooo much Krisztina, Gloria, Renee, and Heidi!!!

Erica #4575014

Stephanie Arnold 8/1/2007 9:39:24 PM

ERICA!!!! I've been so MIA that I didn't even know you got a 1st place winner - FANTASTIC! =) Congrats! #4589276

Erica Murphy level-classic 8/2/2007 7:26:20 AM

Thank you Stephanie!!

Erica #4591190

Janine Russell level-classic 8/7/2007 10:00:11 PM

Erica, excellent colors, clarity, lighting, point of view and composition; big congratulations on your First Place Winner! #4616586

Erica Murphy level-classic 8/8/2007 8:01:10 AM

Thanks so much Janine!!

Erica #4619007

Cindy Wong level-classic 8/9/2007 11:23:27 PM

Congratulations on your first place, Erica! :) #4626550

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/24/2007 6:57:31 PM

This is so beautiful, congratulations on your first place win Erica!! Way to go!! #4694139

Erica Murphy level-classic 8/24/2007 10:16:30 PM

Thank you very much Cindy and Donna!!


Toni Riggs 9/3/2007 11:34:36 AM

Adorable image, congrats on your win! #4741100

Erica Murphy level-classic 9/3/2007 8:44:07 PM

Thanks so much Toni!


"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 10/25/2007 11:03:09 PM

congrats on this first place winner, erica! your gallery is amazing! :) #4983544

Alexandra Hankova 12/1/2007 12:17:08 PM

Beautiful child, beautiful light, fantastic moment! This really is a great picture :-) #5156618

Michelle Alton 12/6/2007 4:00:25 PM

Wow...I see why this was a winner! It is beautiful and SHE is beautiful. The image is just glorious!
Your gallery is stunning! #5176742

Erica Murphy level-classic 12/6/2007 4:54:07 PM

Thank you VERY much Nolax, Alexandra, and Michelle!

Erica #5176917

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 12/17/2007 5:59:01 AM

Beautiful and sweet!
Congrats on this 1st Place Winner!
--Lsia #5217959

Erica Murphy level-classic 12/17/2007 7:43:35 AM

Thank you Lisa!!

Erica #5218391

Stephen Zacker 1/27/2008 6:12:12 AM

Wonderful moment and feeling this has. Congratulations. Like your gallery #5402468

Kathy L. Clark 2/9/2008 5:43:17 AM

Erica congratulations on an absolutely perfect winner. She is such a gorgeous little lady. I like everything about this image. Keep up the great work. #5468074

Erica Murphy level-classic 2/9/2008 8:09:36 AM

Thank you Stephen and Kathy!!

Erica #5468761

Peggy J. Maguire 3/28/2008 5:25:02 AM

Wonderful portrait Erica.Well deserved win!!!!

Erica Murphy level-classic 3/28/2008 8:29:44 AM

Thank you VERY much Peggy! #5710509

Bill Knaps 9/6/2008 7:16:37 PM

What a precious capture and a well deserved winner. Congrats on all your well deserved wins Erica. Bill #6421127

Max Aureli 9/23/2008 4:53:13 PM

Wonderful expression well capture in this portrait!!!! Light is superb, poser details sharp, wonder expression on her face unbelievable. Great work and Congratulation for your Winner!!
(I am late but better then never!) :-))) #6501117

Sandy Powers 11/3/2008 7:10:42 AM

What an enchanting photo! I love it! #6701439

Erica Murphy level-classic 11/3/2008 7:22:21 AM

Thank you VERY MUCH Bill, Max, and Sandy! #6701487

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 1/31/2009 10:11:26 AM

This is so perfect, comp, light, colors.. A very beautiful Winner! #7110161

Erica Murphy level-classic 1/31/2009 11:26:24 AM

Thanks for your nice reply Philippe! Much appreciated. #7110418

Howard B. Cheek 5/28/2009 6:16:39 PM

The subject AND the photographer have something very special going on here..
Congrats on the first place win Erica, I've never been so lucky :) #7573823

Erica Murphy level-classic 5/28/2009 7:27:18 PM

Thank you Howard!! #7574095

Barbara Waldoch 2/21/2010 10:33:46 PM

Beautiful shot, Erica, congratulations! #8405561

Erica Murphy level-classic 2/22/2010 7:10:01 AM

Thank you Barbara!! #8406756

Julianne Bradford 5/12/2010 6:08:29 PM

Such a beautiful capture and child Erica. All your work is so exceptional! #8607751

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Uploaded on 8/17/2006 2:09:46 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Winner Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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