© Alec M. Tempongko


Darla C. Sammons 8/18/2006 12:06:16 AM

Captivating image. Good clarity. would like to see it in color. #505417

Arya Bandyopadhyay 8/18/2006 3:35:39 AM

Terrific and truely captivating shot, Alec!!! I like it B/W!!! #3179520

TS 8/18/2006 6:55:00 AM

WOW, the eyes, amazing image. Great work. #3180460

Patric K. Medeiros 8/18/2006 10:22:07 AM

this is national geographic quality. great picture #3181513

Brie S. Washuck 8/18/2006 12:41:14 PM

Amazing the story the eyes can tell! #3181952

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 8/18/2006 3:00:08 PM

I have admired the images in your gallery and I am really amazed by your work. This portrait is so moving, this child is so beautiful and you've captured the story in her eyes (and yourself I believe) so well. Awesome. I agree with Patric, this is National Geographic quality. #3182343

Tony Gough 8/19/2006 6:36:25 AM

Wonderful portrait, her eyes tell the story. #3184696

Peter Mantione 9/26/2006 5:52:52 PM

Congrats this is fantastic! #3366663

Erica Murphy 9/26/2006 7:59:11 PM

This is stunning Alec! You have such great light in those beautiful, soulful eyes. Love the conversion very much! Congratulations!

Erica #3368244

Rudra Mandal 9/28/2006 8:39:44 AM

No doubt a strong winner!! #3379838

Janine Russell 9/29/2006 12:26:38 AM

Alec, wonderful portrait; excellent clarity and lighting; congratulations on your Second Place win. #3383099

Helen N. McHugh 9/29/2006 4:18:24 AM

Alec, congratulations on your win with this beautiful portrait!! Those eyes...!! #3384189

Kay E. Mahoney 9/29/2006 6:49:03 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful 2nd place winner. #3385136

She-She Killough 9/29/2006 9:18:20 AM

This IS SO soulful...like your title! WONDERFUL work Alec! Great WINNER! Congrats! #3386004

Karim Abiali 9/29/2006 7:47:54 PM

Congrat on your win. #3388492

Susana Ms Heide 9/29/2006 8:23:00 PM

What a compelling look!! Very POWERFUL image!! Huge COMGRATULATIONS Alec!!! #3388669

Sam Britt 9/29/2006 9:14:16 PM

Congratulations on your 2nd place win! Fantastic portrait! #3388784

Sue L. Cullumber 9/30/2006 12:12:56 PM

Alec, Wow - congrats on your win! fAntastic image - amazing eyes!! #3390823

Marta Azevedo 10/4/2006 3:26:38 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations #3405453

Nobu Nagase 10/8/2006 3:06:26 PM

Fabulous win!!!
Many congrats!!! #3423477

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aperture f5
shutter 1/500

I liked Lydia's expression here...rich and full of emotions.

Uploaded on 8/17/2006 10:32:42 PM

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