The Babies

Kristen McKain 2/14/2004 4:00:00 AM

cute image, Karen! #97321

Mette Vendelboe Allison 2/14/2004 4:23:17 AM

This is a very good image, it's warm eventhough it's in b&w. Such a cute kitten! #375664

Carolyn M. Fletcher 2/14/2004 5:27:49 AM

Very nice, Karen! #375703

William C. Raco 2/14/2004 5:32:05 AM

Wonderful photo, Karen.
I can see why it has won awards.
Congratulations

bill #375709

Leanne M.E. Boyd 2/14/2004 6:00:23 AM

This is very sweet - I can see whay the rewards! #375788

Kasia Elser 2/14/2004 7:11:41 AM

Great shot! #376004

Marta Azevedo 2/14/2004 1:37:32 PM

well deserved awards!!!!!! #376487

Serena Pierce 2/14/2004 5:10:41 PM

I can see why! Great image!! #376630

Peggy Wolff 2/14/2004 6:44:11 PM

Very nice Karen! #376672

Gordon J. Evans 2/19/2004 7:35:18 AM

Beautiful shot Karen!! #386404

Kristen McKain 3/19/2004 3:52:12 AM

congrats!

Kristen #431462

Peggy Wolff 3/19/2004 5:17:03 AM

Congrats on making it to the finals! #431849

Serena Pierce 3/19/2004 7:14:47 AM

Congratulations!! #432603

Lisa Deaton 3/19/2004 1:34:12 PM

I can see why you have won numerous awards with this one. Congrats again. Good luck #434184

Susana Matos 3/19/2004 2:47:32 PM

Congratulations, great photo!!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #434514

John Bora 3/19/2004 5:11:07 PM

A good photographer doesn't need to brag about their work...and in case you haven't heard...EVERYONE that enters a photo to the IAP/ISP is a finalist. #434871

William C. Raco 3/19/2004 5:16:33 PM

That was an uncalled for remark, John.
This is a beautiful photo, and Karen has every right to be proud of it.
Here's hoping you add another award to the list, Karen.
Congratulations,

bill #434881

Evy Johansen 3/20/2004 12:05:23 AM

Must have missed this ... Wonderful image, Karen!! I understand why it has won awards! Many congratulations and good luck! #435531

Judith G. Secco 3/20/2004 6:59:10 AM

Yes, this is very deserving of all the awards you have won. Just wonderful. Congratulations, Karen!!
Judy #436146

Patrick Campbell 3/20/2004 9:06:38 AM

Congrats Karen, nice to see this one in the finalists group. I remember it well from last summer. #436453

Mette Vendelboe Allison 3/20/2004 9:20:05 AM

I agree, Bill!! There is nothing wrong about being proud of your work and selling yourself well! Big congrats and good luck:-) #436470

Karen M. Kroll 3/20/2004 4:32:04 PM

Thanks everyone for your very nice comments, even John's not so nice comment. What I have learned along the way to being a good photographer and artist, is that not everyone will like your work nor agree with what you say or do. Everyone has the right to feel & think the way they do. Everyone also has the right to promote/brag/show off/etc their work. For if we didn't, there would be many galleries that would not hold showings, book publishers that would not produce books, book stores that would never hold book signings, talk shows that would not have as many guests, less magazines on the news stands, less websites on the internet and less shows on tv, just to name a few ways that people self promote (aka "bragging") themselves.

I sat in a conference today held by George Lepp, well known and respected "good" photographer. Those words left by John kept running through my head, "a good photographer doesn't need to brag about their work." I looked at the stage and as our host, Mr. Lepp, was talking and flipping through his brilliant pictures on the overhead, I also began to pan the room and notice that it was stuffed with books of pictures and instructional books, once again written by our host, and all I good think was, "a good photographer doesn't need to brag about his work?" And to think I paid to listen to this guy brag about his work? I then go home and log into BetterPhoto and see the Instructors brag about their work and share their knowledge to us other good photographers who also must be bragging about their work with their personal websites?

Yes, I did brag about my work because yes, I am a good photographer, a good artist and a good person who can recognize and appreciate others who share the same.

Karen #437334

Carolyn M. Fletcher 3/21/2004 11:03:52 AM

YOU GO, GIRL! #438870

Janice Forrest 3/23/2004 7:25:38 AM

Bravo! This is a beautiful shot. Congratulations on being in the finals. #442357

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This has won many awards, including Kodak, PetsMart, and a finalist in the International Amatuer Photography contests.

Uploaded on 2/14/2004 3:21:18 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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