Reflection of Joy

© Manny L. Librodo

Reflection of Joy

Janelle Barry level-classic 11/10/2006 11:10:17 PM

Manuel, you really have captured their youthful joy. Your photo makes me smile just looking at it, and the setting, the reflection, are perfect. Great work! #554960

TS 11/11/2006 2:21:55 AM

Manuel this is a winner amazing capture. Funny how kids love to have their pictures taken. This exerience must of been such fun for you. #3572780

Rhonda Burger 11/11/2006 3:36:28 AM

I agree with Tami and Janelle. You truly captured the fun they were having. I love the silouette, reflection, lighting...oh, and the angles. Great shot. #3572906

Petra Roth 11/11/2006 3:57:05 AM

Perfect! One in a milloin shot! #3572950

Paul G Slate 11/11/2006 4:02:04 AM

Manuel this is a great shot! very nice capture and composition! #3572958

Jane Holestine 11/11/2006 4:58:11 AM

This is truly perfect in every way. What fun! #3573183

Tony Gutowski 11/11/2006 5:18:05 AM

Fantastic capture, Manuel. Because the children are sillouetted they could be anyone even us. Very sybolic in many ways. #3573286

PhotographPerson Y. Nothing 11/11/2006 5:55:15 AM

absolutely stunning! #3573454

Shannon K. Voss 11/11/2006 6:13:34 AM

WOW! THis is just awesome. It makes me feel like a kid again. Seeing the free sririt in the children fills me with joy. Great job!!! #3573522

Megan p 11/11/2006 8:25:00 AM

Wow!! such fun and honest joy!! Beautifully captured #3574048

Michael Khoury 11/22/2006 6:56:54 AM

...predictably a favourite composition and theme... #3615569

Anonymous Anonymous 12/13/2006 11:39:47 AM

Amazing Photo!!! #3698839

Erin Tyler 12/29/2006 8:42:49 AM

Congrats on your finalist! #3750739

Elizabeth Ruuska 12/29/2006 9:57:32 AM

Stunning! Congratulations on your finalist! #3751960

Cary Rogers 12/29/2006 10:59:04 AM

OUTSTANDING, wonderful capture, Manny! Congratulations! #3752877

Renee Doyle level-classic 12/29/2006 11:32:31 AM

Fantastic! Congratulations!
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Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 12/29/2006 2:32:59 PM

Great image Manuel Congratulations #3754755

Jane M level-classic 12/29/2006 3:18:49 PM

Wonderful in many ways with a real sense of joyful kids. I particularly like the inclusion of the reflection. Congratulations #3755122

Mykl Mabalay level-classic 12/29/2006 3:26:48 PM

congratulations master manny! #3755167

Laura S. Brophy level-classic 12/29/2006 3:37:00 PM

Spectacular!!! I hope we continue to see this in the months and years ahead as a winner. What a beautiful and delightful photo. Congrats. #3755231

sharon K. King level-classic 12/29/2006 6:21:59 PM

I agree, I just Love this shot! I hope to see it again! #3756024

Denise M. Snyder level-classic 12/29/2006 7:31:03 PM

This is fantastic... congratulations on a very well deserved finalist! #3756463

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-classic 12/29/2006 8:22:37 PM

multi-layering in this photo makes it work, how would it have looked with more foreground and not a centered horizon?? #3756852

Megan p level-classic 12/30/2006 3:55:15 PM

This is such a winning image!! many Congrats Manuel!!! #3761216

RC Fritz level-classic 12/30/2006 3:58:58 PM

Excellent capture. Great image, Manuel. Congratulations on your WIN! #3761235

Mykl Mabalay level-classic 12/30/2006 5:20:48 PM

congrats master manny! mabuhay ka! #3761561

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 12/30/2006 5:27:14 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #3761606

Laura S. Brophy level-classic 12/30/2006 5:50:05 PM

Woohoo! Congratulations Manny. This is spectacular. #3761768

Evy Johansen level-classic 12/30/2006 6:10:56 PM

Wonderful image, Manuel!! Big congratulations on your win! #3761842

Kay Beausoleil level-classic 12/30/2006 7:02:57 PM

Congratulatinos, Manuel, on your win for this superb B&W! #3761998

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic 12/30/2006 7:42:05 PM

This is Great!! I love this shot. I have actually been to El Nido. It is so beautiful there. Excellent capture. #3762113

Cora Miller level-classic 12/30/2006 7:56:09 PM

What a capture! The energy and fun they are having is palpable and the fact that you caught each of them at a different height and in a different position is amazing. Congratulations on your win. #3762147

Evy Johansen level-classic 12/31/2006 12:12:04 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful POTD, Manuel! #3762453

Karen Engelbreth 12/31/2006 12:14:35 AM

Fantastic image!!!
Congratulations!!!! both on your win and your POTD, Manuel!


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Kaye Burazin 12/31/2006 12:32:54 AM

Feels so good when it makes it all the way Manny. And you thought you were just having fun. Congrats On finalist, Winner and POTD. #3762492

Janine Russell level-classic 12/31/2006 12:33:59 AM

Manuel, excellent tones, lighting, clarity and silhouettes; congratulations on your Second Place Win and POTD. #3762495

Darryl Wilkinson 12/31/2006 12:52:47 AM

Outstanding winner and POTD, Manuel. Congratulations!! #3762531

Susie Peek-Swint 12/31/2006 1:24:35 AM

Many congrats on your win and POTD Manuel ~ wonderful capture.. this must have been so much fun to shoot! #3762547

Bill Houghton level-classic 12/31/2006 2:43:29 AM

Beautiful shot Manuel. Great job on this one. Congratulations.

http://billhoughtonphotography.com #3762608

Jenny Bosmans 12/31/2006 4:08:33 AM

Big Congratulations, Manuel! :) #3762675

Joy Rector level-classic 12/31/2006 4:08:36 AM

congrats on the POTD #3762676

Laurie Daily level-classic 12/31/2006 4:14:20 AM

A beautiful capture of kids, Manuel! Congratulations to you! #3762686

Megan p level-classic 12/31/2006 4:15:05 AM

Wonderful POTD!!! Congratulations! #3762687

Linda D. Lester level-classic 12/31/2006 4:29:23 AM

Wonderful POTD! Congratulations! #3762709

Mary Clarke level-classic 12/31/2006 4:38:02 AM

Fantastic imager Manuel, congratulations on 2nd Place and POTD #3762721

Pam Ullman level-classic 12/31/2006 5:38:23 AM

When I saw this photo today, it took my breath away! A stunning image ... and I can only imagine what it must have been like to happen upon it, and then actually manage to capture it so perfectly. Congrats on your POTD and 2nd place wins. #3762844

RC Fritz level-classic 12/31/2006 6:39:01 AM

Congratulations on your POTD, Manuel and Happy New Year! #3763013

Daniella Puente level-classic 12/31/2006 8:03:03 AM

Manuel esta foto es sencillamente perfecta y demuestra la idea de felicidad de una manera que no necesita palabras...:o)

Felices Fiestas,
Daniella #3763225

Colleen Farrell level-classic 12/31/2006 8:30:35 AM

Congratulations on a terrific winner and POTD! #3763266

Ronald Balthazor level-classic 12/31/2006 8:33:15 AM

Magnificent work, Manuel. Congratulations on the win and POTD. #3763277

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 12/31/2006 8:45:39 AM

I LOve this image. It makes me laugh. Congratulations to you on this great winner and POTD #3763283

Sandy Driscoll level-classic 12/31/2006 8:58:38 AM

This is just a fabulously perfect New Year POTD.......personifies energy, a new day, and optomism! Great job, Manuel, and Happy New Year to you!
Sandy #3763298

Sheri Ann F. Forbes level-classic 12/31/2006 9:22:22 AM

This is an incredible shot, Manuel; stunning! #3763318

Susi Lawson level-classic 12/31/2006 9:59:42 AM

Congrats Manny, this is superbly done!! #3763379

Patricia Ronan level-classic 12/31/2006 10:01:42 AM

Congrats, great photo and stunning gallery. #3763387

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 12/31/2006 10:01:42 AM

What a fun image Manuel, very original and creative. Congratulations on your win and potd. Have a great day and Happy New Year!!!! #3763388

Fax Sinclair level-classic 12/31/2006 10:04:26 AM

Dear Manuel, This is one of the most fabuloso pictures I've ever seen. Wow to the max! #3763391

Diana L. Ralph level-classic 12/31/2006 11:19:32 AM

Congratulations, Manual! Wonderful find and capture! Kids are so wonderfully spontaneous and such hams! :-) #3763475

Milan Banik 12/31/2006 11:38:08 AM

AWESOME CREATION ,CONGRATES #3763518

Lindley Johnson level-classic 12/31/2006 1:40:29 PM

Great image, Manuel! You've captured the children's joy and spirit very well. Congratulations on your winner and POTD. #3763864

William88 12/31/2006 9:45:20 PM

Congratulations on your fabulous win!! #3765351

Jane M 1/1/2007 7:32:25 AM

Thoroughly deserved win!! Congrats! #3766677

Ross Throndson 1/1/2007 8:52:50 AM

Congratulations, Manuel...Amazing Shot...I'd like to go to El Nido some time, it's suppose to be so Beautiful there...Congratulations again on this Incredible Winner!!! #3767077

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 1/2/2007 10:27:43 AM

Amazing capture. What a wonderful sky and reflection! Congratulations on your win and POTD! #3772120

Pradeep K. Kaushik 1/3/2007 3:37:12 AM

This is Great shot Manuel!! Congratulations on winner and POTD! #3774880

Allan L. Dy 1/4/2007 1:13:54 PM

Absolute winner Manuel!! Really great work. Congratulations! #3781031

Vicki Hunt level-classic 1/5/2007 3:48:48 AM

This is one of my favorite photos! What a GREAT capture! Congrats on POTD! #3782984

Rebecca A. Steed 1/5/2007 3:04:27 PM

You never cease to impress. Another inspiring photo. #3785437

Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/5/2007 3:13:40 PM

Fantastic photo! Great composition, lighting, tones, reflection, scene!!! #3785465

Kaye Burazin 1/20/2007 11:00:13 AM

A heartfelt congrats on your win. Outstanding Manny! #3843225

Cindy K. Bracken 1/27/2007 8:05:14 AM

Manuel,
Congratulations on this great image! I love the energy you captured!
Cindy Bracken
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Corné Arts 8/1/2007 5:42:09 AM

I agree, this photo captures it all. Love the colours and joy in your shot. Well done! Best wishes from Holland, Corné #4586595

Emily B. Byron 5/16/2008 10:34:08 PM

Reminds me of a lot of the photos in my portfolio.
Great shot. #5933340

Sarah 8/14/2008 1:36:29 PM

I love this picture. I love the silhouette and the reflection of the people in the shallow water. Fantastic capture. Check out some of my work and leave some comments too. Much appreciated :] #6313549

Sarah 8/14/2008 1:36:29 PM

I love this picture. I love the silhouette and the reflection of the people in the shallow water. Fantastic capture. Check out some of my work and leave some comments too. Much appreciated :] #6313550

anonymous 2/12/2009 7:14:32 PM

Another outstanding image in your gallery. You have some outstanding photos. I'm just thumbing through and you are definitely a favorite. #7159408

Robin Bailey 7/27/2009 7:41:15 PM

Congratulations on this perfect winner! #7788314

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Description

Taken at El Nido, Palawan, Philippines. When they saw me taking their pictures, they continue putting up a show.

Uploaded on 11/10/2006 9:20:51 PM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera


BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
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