Got Blues..?

Dr Silly level-classic 12/27/2006 12:09:00 AM

love it, cute little girl. :O)
#577984

Janine Russell level-classic 12/27/2006 12:39:08 AM

Datha, beautiful portrait; excellent color, exposure, lighting and effects. #3743097

Joy Rector level-classic 12/27/2006 3:03:28 AM

I think it's gorgeous #3743216

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 12/27/2006 3:37:34 AM

This is such a beautiful image Datha ~ I hope the judges give you recognition this time ~ it would look lovely with a gold button under it :)
good luck! susie #3743327

Sherri Gorman level-classic 12/27/2006 3:41:23 AM

I love this one Datha!!!! BEAUTIFUL portrait!!! She sure is a cutie!!! #3743345

Tonya R. Boles level-classic 12/27/2006 5:51:01 AM

Beautiful imag and little girl. #3743866

sharon K. King level-classic 12/27/2006 8:42:44 AM

This is so Beautiful Datha! WOW! #3744484

Jane Holestine level-classic 12/27/2006 3:08:00 PM

Absolutely beautiful, Datha. I trust you are feeling better after your surgery. #3745425

Lynn Crawford 12/27/2006 3:27:37 PM

Datha this is so beautiful, it is perfect :) #3745472

Datha Y. Thompson 12/27/2006 5:07:54 PM

THANK YOU ALL SOOOO Very much for your Wonderful comments, means alot :0) I had to give it one more try :0)
I am feeling somewhat better now, not so soar anyway, turns out not to be a lymph node but some other kind of cyst that needed a drain AGAIN and will have to be free from infection then removed.. So, the drain will come out friday then when Im feeling good they'll put me out again and remove it!! Ill be sooo happy :0) Thanks again for all your get well wishes!!! Big Smiles :0) #3745769

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 12/27/2006 6:21:29 PM

Datha, this is just terrific...the heightening of the color and contrast of her eyes against her pale face is just incredible...making for an outstanding and eye catching portrait!!Great job!!! #3746028

Susan Fox level-classic 12/27/2006 7:21:50 PM

Beautiful Datha! I think you got it perfect this time. And I am so glad to hear that you are getting better!!! #3746175

Carla Metzler level-classic 12/27/2006 7:53:03 PM

This is absolutely beautiful, Datha!
I hope you are able to have this behind you soon so you are pain free. #3746258

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 12/27/2006 9:00:16 PM

Thank You SO Very much Melissa, Susan and Carla :0) #3746411

Stephen Zacker level-classic 12/28/2006 3:39:27 AM

Wow.. An amazing portrait! #3746825

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 12/28/2006 3:43:16 AM

Fantasitc capture. SHe is so adorable. Love the full frame and colors. Looks like a winner to me. #3746837

Joy Rector level-classic 12/28/2006 5:31:11 AM

simply gorgeous #3747066

Jenny Bosmans level-classic 12/28/2006 6:48:46 AM

Gorgeous portrait of this beautiful little girl, Datha! Excellent work! :) #3747297

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic 12/28/2006 6:48:57 AM

This is also one of my favorite images, Datha!!! ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS!!! I would LOVE to see this as a winner!!! <>< #3747298

Chastity Abbott 12/28/2006 7:24:20 AM

This portrait deserves to have GOLD STAMP on it!!! I loved it from the moment I saw it!! This too is one of my VERY favorite images from you!! OUTSTANDING in everyway!!!!!!!!!! I got my fingers crossed for you!!! :o)
Glad to see you posting again!!!!!!!!!! Happy New Year! :o) #3747440

Datha Y. Thompson 12/28/2006 11:24:50 AM

Thank You ALL sooo Very much your encouragement means alot to me :0) #3748188

Kenneth Mucke 12/28/2006 2:02:01 PM

WOW>>>>Datha,,,this is STUNNING....It better be a winner for sure...It is just perfect in every sense. #3748596

Bill Wyatt 12/28/2006 2:23:00 PM

Wow this has winner all over it!
Gorgeous capture and effects! I will second the Stunning!! #3748657

Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 12/28/2006 5:30:34 PM

WOW this is stunning Datha, I love everything about it!!!!! A winner in my opinion. #3748988

Datha Y. Thompson 12/28/2006 9:19:18 PM

Thank You so Very Much Kenneth, Bill and Cassie your comments mean alot :0) #3749428

Kathy Reeves level-classic 12/29/2006 2:23:53 AM

Wow!!! Absolutely gorgeous and adorable!!! A winner in my book!! #3749625

Holly Shao level-classic 12/29/2006 4:39:38 PM

This is so beautiful and precious, Datha!! Excellent work!!

Holly #3755526

Paula Dwyer level-classic 12/30/2006 5:51:30 AM

Absolutely beautiful!!!
I agree with everyone Datha, this is a winner!!! :)
Happy New Year!! :) #3758721

Barbara Helgason level-classic 12/30/2006 6:12:16 AM

This deserves to be a winner, beautiful! #3758845

Paul G Slate level-classic 12/30/2006 9:45:27 AM

Wow great wok this is so cute! #3759853

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 12/30/2006 11:53:15 AM

Thank You sooo Very much Kathy Holly Paula Barbara and Paul for your wonderful comments :0) #3760364

Tracy K. Thompson level-classic 12/30/2006 12:05:04 PM

Gorgeous!! WOW WOW WOW!! #3760416

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 12/30/2006 4:02:06 PM

Sweet softness, Datha.
Steve #3761250

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 12/31/2006 5:16:58 PM

Thank You Soooo Much Tracy and Steve Happy New Year :0) #3764673

Marie Fields level-classic 12/31/2006 5:57:18 PM

WOW! I absolutely LOVE this portrait, Datha! Just too cute!!! :) #3764807

Diana L. Ralph level-classic 12/31/2006 9:07:15 PM

AWESOME IMAGE!!!! #3765241

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 1/1/2007 9:46:47 AM

Thank You so Very Much Marie and Diana :0) #3767400

Susana Heide level-classic 1/1/2007 10:19:26 PM

This has got WINNER written all over it!!! The child is absolutely beautiful!!! And so is your work on this image! Best of luck in the contest, Datha!!! #3769738

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 1/2/2007 9:26:27 AM

Thank You soo Very much Susana :0) #3771886

Autum Rhoades level-classic 1/5/2007 4:24:40 AM

Gorgeous, Datha! Those eyes are absolutely amazing and capture them so well! GREAT work! #3783166

Terri Beloit 1/5/2007 9:30:31 PM

Datha, this is absolutely beautiful...I love everything you did to this portrait, it's perfect and you should be very proud...love the composition and those eyes just GRAB you!! Way to go!!! #3786456

Datha Y. Thompson 1/5/2007 9:48:12 PM

Thank You so Very much Autum and Terri.. I have received the most wonderful comments and encouragement about this image, really means alot to me :0) #3786491

Michael Khoury level-classic 1/6/2007 2:13:24 AM

~~~an enchanting portrait with its palette of gentle pastels~~~
M #3786872

Datha Y. Thompson 1/6/2007 7:27:36 AM

Thank You so Very much Michael :0) #3787805

1/7/2007 10:34:24 PM

Beautiful Light, colors and composition Datha, love it! #3793663

William88 1/11/2007 3:27:08 PM

Wow! I love her blue eyes. So deep and thoughtful. You did excellent art work on this. #3808779

Datha Y. Thompson 1/11/2007 3:40:53 PM

Thank You So Very much Reine and William :0) #3808826

She-She Killough level-classic 1/11/2007 9:35:13 PM

Datha... This little girl is SO BEAUTIFUL and you have captured her magically and the work you have done ...is PERFECT!!! THis is one of my Favs of yours! Your gallery is GREAT Datha! :) #3809829

Pat Gamwell 1/11/2007 10:00:11 PM

PERFECTION! Your re-work is nothing short of incredible! Definitely my utmost favorite! WINNER! #3809862

Datha Y. Thompson 1/12/2007 5:42:42 AM

Thank You so Very much She-She and Pat :0) #3810684

Karen Slagle level-classic 1/12/2007 10:22:34 AM

Hi Datha. Your gallery is full of gorgeous portraits, but this one really stands out. This is my favorite and you did fantastic work on this little beauty. This should be a winner... #3811818

Datha Y. Thompson 1/16/2007 4:44:58 AM

Thank You so Very much Karen for your sweetest comment :0) #3825773

Remi Trepanier 1/16/2007 8:46:24 AM

Awesome shot Datha!!! Love the colors and the lighting! #3826583

Datha Y. Thompson 1/16/2007 9:18:43 PM

Thank You so Very much Remi :0) #3828874

Kenneth Mucke 1/27/2007 6:42:45 AM

How the HECK did this not get a finalist??????? Please re eneter it...It is still one of my FAVs of yours #3878357

Datha Y. Thompson 1/28/2007 12:40:43 PM

Thank You soooo Much Kenneth.... :0) I think I have to retire this one, This was its 3rd time reworked and 4th time entered, just not what they are looking for.. And that is ok, I realize the MANY MANY Amazing talented photographers here and the compitition is tough.. With ALL of my BP friends encouragement and Wonderful comments it is a Winner in other ways.. Thanks soo MUCH again EVERYONE :0) #3883295

Diana L. Ralph 1/28/2007 2:45:10 PM

Datha, this is DEFINITELY a ***** 5 star WINNER in my book. I can't imagine how they missed it! #3883669

Datha Y. Thompson 2/1/2007 8:24:51 AM

THANK YOU SOOOO Much Diana :0) #3899987

Michelle R. Kovach 2/21/2007 6:11:06 AM

Congratulations Datha! #3971486

Casey A. Hanson level-classic 2/21/2007 6:19:37 AM

Way to go, Datha! Congrats!! :0) #3971521

Les Rhoades level-classic 2/21/2007 6:41:56 AM

BIG Congratulations on your PCA win #3971625

Muriel Jackson level-classic 2/21/2007 7:01:44 AM

Congrats Datha! What a beautiful PCA! #3971670

Susan J. Allen level-classic 2/21/2007 7:19:55 AM

Congrats Datha! This is one amazing pic! #3971725

Lisa D. Greer level-classic 2/21/2007 7:54:59 AM

WOW! This is absolutely beautiful! What a little Princess! Fantastic image Datha! Congrats on making PCA! You totally deserve it! :) #3971835

Kara Hendricks level-classic 2/21/2007 8:13:14 AM

Congrats Datha!!!! #3971888

Janine Russell level-classic 2/21/2007 8:45:20 AM

Datha, big congratulations on your PCA win. #3972034

Lynne Morris level-classic 2/21/2007 11:03:10 AM

WOw Datha, what a stunning portrait, it is beautiful and many congratulations on your PCA win! #3972511

Datha Y. Thompson 2/21/2007 8:47:12 PM

Thank You so VERY VERY much!!!! Big Big Smiles :0) #3973782

Laurence Saliba level-classic 3/12/2007 11:30:50 AM

This is simply ADORABLE!!!!!!!!!! #4047306

Jessica Jenney level-classic 3/13/2007 7:05:43 AM

How did I miss this stunning portrait!!?? It is PERFECTION!! #4050159

Datha Y. Thompson 3/13/2007 7:48:36 AM

Thank You so Very much Laurence and Jessica :0) #4050284

Jayme S. Hall 3/20/2007 3:41:03 AM

Absolutely adorable :) Wonderful job Datha! #4073315

Casey A. Hanson level-classic 3/22/2007 9:57:45 PM

OMG...this is absolutely beautiful! I know, I'm wayyyy behind! This is awesome work, Datha. It should have a gold badge under it! Your gallery is really great too...keep it up, girl! :0) #4084386

cheryl m. phillips level-classic 3/22/2007 10:31:14 PM

Datha!! How did I miss this one???
G O R G E O U S!!!
Just beautiful!
~cp #4084457

Datha Y. Thompson 3/23/2007 6:03:27 AM

Thank You so Very much Casey and Cheryl :0) #4086466

Sylvia Rossler level-classic 3/25/2007 5:43:09 AM

No wonder it is your favorite !! It's a beauty and she has such wonderful eyes !! I cross my fingers, good luck :o) #4095154

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 3/31/2007 8:04:06 AM

Thank You so Very much Sylvia :0) #4115490

Rhonda Smith level-classic 4/4/2007 6:39:13 PM

This is a truly amazing shot Datha.. I think those judges have rocks in their heads to let this go by with no recognition.. Hard to believe. What a beautiful child ! #4130937

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 4/10/2007 6:05:42 AM

Thank You so Very much Rhonda :0) #4149925

Amanda Chapman level-classic 4/12/2007 6:51:03 PM

so clear and crisp...got to be one of the best i've seen on here!! #4160448

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 4/12/2007 8:24:29 PM

Wow!! Thank You so Very much Amanda :0) #4160627

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett level-classic 4/13/2007 10:18:26 AM

This litte lady is so cute .. excellent portrait, Datha ... steve #4162869

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 4/13/2007 10:21:31 AM

Thank You so Very much Steve :0) #4162881

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 4/24/2007 8:37:16 AM

This is absolutly adorable. She is so cute. Along with everyone else, looks like a winner! You gallery is so awsome. You have a cute little model for many years to come! Congrats on all your wins!!! Keep up the GREAT work #4203924

Holly Hitchcock level-classic 5/3/2007 12:13:29 PM

EXTRAORDINARY work, Datha!! Perfect portrait. #4243635

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 5/3/2007 12:31:13 PM

Thank You so so Very much Nancy and Holly :0) #4243667

Colleen Farrell level-classic 5/6/2007 9:29:10 AM

I think this deserves another shot because it's AWESOME!!! Maybe try a different category? If the BP judges don't give it a gold you must enter it in other contests because it deserves some kind of award!! :D #4253402

Datha Y. Thompson 5/7/2007 8:15:00 AM

Thank You so Very much Colleen, I appreciate your very kind comments :0) #4256877

Francine Savoie-Jansson 5/17/2007 11:05:31 PM

What a lovely capture! Awesome artwork on this piece, I agree it deserves recognition for its stunning image. What a delightful gallery you have Datha!

Francine #4295542

Joan Kocak level-classic 5/22/2007 7:11:08 AM

ok, I had to go back to your gallery to see the color version! STUNNING!!!! I don't know which I like more, they are both outstanding Datha! (how did I miss this the first time around???) #4312423

Datha Y. Thompson 5/22/2007 7:19:22 AM

Thank You so so Very much Francine and Joan :0) #4312444

Daniella Puente level-classic 6/15/2007 11:50:58 AM

I guess there is no way to improve what you did here...a fantastic photo, wonderful portrait! congrats :))) #4400346

Datha Y. Thompson 6/16/2007 10:20:22 AM

Thank You so Very much Daniella :0) #4403078

Robyn Gwilt level-classic 6/23/2007 10:03:19 AM

What an exquisite child, and superb capture! I don't know how many times you've entered this, but I think you should enter it again - beautifully done! #4428215

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 6/27/2007 5:57:10 PM

I wanted to see this is color, it's beautiful too!!

Again~ a double congratulations on your wins this month!! #4450755

Vanessa Rabayda 7/2/2007 1:25:07 PM

This is absolutely stunning! I'm a huge fan of eyes and I've been working hard on getting them to really pop out. Maybe I need a different program.
Anyhoo, this is amazing! #4466819

Steven E. Ray 7/17/2007 2:10:23 AM

You caught a magnificant shot here. I enjoy trying to integrate Mystical TTC into my work too. This photo is exceptional in every way. #4516782

Datha Y. Thompson 8/1/2007 6:57:25 AM

Thank You so Very much Robin, Donna, Vanessa and Steven :0) #4586886

Deborah A. Ciullo level-classic 8/1/2007 8:28:01 AM

Just BEAUTIFUL Datha!!! I LOVE everything about it! This is going into my favorites!!! #4587229

maria I. Warren level-classic 8/1/2007 11:04:42 AM

beautiful :) #4587663

Joan Kocak level-classic 8/1/2007 1:33:37 PM

Datha, this is positively a favorite, as so many above have said. An INCREDIBLE portrait, deserves gold and nothing less than a FIRST PLACE win!!!! #4588002

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 8/1/2007 7:53:45 PM

If this doesn't place I quit LOL... So amazingly beautiful! #4589043

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 8/2/2007 12:59:36 PM

Beautiful!!!!!!! #4592174

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 8/2/2007 10:45:47 PM

Datha, this image looks AMAZING with every treatment!! LOVE it! :) #4594086

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 8/3/2007 5:23:23 AM

Thank You so so so Much!!! This one is not reworked, just resubmitted from my gallery :0) One More TRY :0) #4595489

Allison Gaulin level-classic 8/4/2007 6:04:07 PM

WHOA!! Those are amazing eyes, Datha-beautiful!!!!!!!!!! #4601914

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 8/4/2007 9:08:48 PM

Thank You so Very much Allison :0) #4602280

David Pratt level-classic 8/5/2007 4:27:03 AM

Gorgeous portrait Datha! What amazing blue eyes. #4603121

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 8/10/2007 5:42:08 AM

Thank You so Very much David :0) #4627707

Cynthia L. Deters level-classic 8/10/2007 7:35:31 PM

This is such a wonderful picture of innocence. Love the effects! Nice work! #4630597

Aimee S. McMaster level-classic 8/17/2007 9:48:48 AM

.....stunning little cherub...stunning portraiture Datha....Aimee #4661506

Datha Y. Thompson 8/17/2007 10:04:30 AM

Thank You so Very much Cynthia and Aimee :0) #4661559

Teresa Norris 8/22/2007 9:59:43 AM

Datha, I'm so glad to see this one resubmitted...it is one of my very favorites, and its beauty needs to be recognized! Thank you for letting me enjoy it again! #4683751

Phil Cannon 8/23/2007 11:55:03 AM

Fantastic portrait. Love the gentle color toning, brilliant lighting and detail!!! #4689042

April Todd 8/23/2007 4:17:49 PM

This is breathtaking!! #4689826

Laurence Saliba level-classic 8/24/2007 3:04:01 AM

This is one of the most exquisite portraits I have ever seen!!!!!!!!!! #4691239

Laurence Saliba level-classic 9/21/2007 10:47:57 AM

I knew it!!!!! Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Datha!!!! #4821085

David Pratt 9/21/2007 10:50:41 AM

congratulations Datha! #4821100

Teresa Norris 9/21/2007 10:56:41 AM

This is SO beautiful...congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Datha! #4821133

Colleen Farrell level-classic 9/21/2007 10:57:44 AM

Yay!! It's on its way! Big congratulations on your finalist, Datha! With the most "favorites" I've ever seen on a photo (21 so far!) the judges would be crazy not to give this a gold! #4821141

Colleen Farrell 9/21/2007 11:06:23 AM

Congrats to you on this finalist Datha! She is so pretty! #4821198

Laura E. OConnor 9/21/2007 12:08:00 PM

CONGRATS DATHA!!! Way to go! #4821797

Carla Metzler 9/21/2007 1:31:47 PM

Congratulations, Datha! #4822594

Jennifer L. Alder 9/21/2007 1:32:34 PM

Congrats!!!! #4822601

Candy Avera 9/21/2007 2:07:10 PM

Congratulations Datha! #4822836

Diana L. Ralph 9/21/2007 2:17:08 PM

Congratulations, on this beauty, Datha! #4822896

Cyn D Valentine level-classic 9/21/2007 3:29:03 PM

Congratulations Again Datha..adorable!! #4823413

Holly Shao 9/21/2007 3:37:19 PM

Congratulations, Datha!! Very beautiful and lovely work!

Holly #4823487

Sandra M. High 9/21/2007 3:44:43 PM

Congrats to you! Beautiful image!!! #4823538

Cheryl E. Molennor 9/21/2007 5:18:02 PM

Guess I don't have to quit. Great call judges! Beautiful Congratulations! #4824105

Sam Britt level-classic 9/21/2007 7:36:16 PM

Congratulations Datha! I'm glad your re-submitted this. #4824743

Wendy Bristol 9/21/2007 8:17:32 PM

Congratulations, Datha! #4824987

Su Sana E. P level-classic 9/21/2007 10:21:12 PM

Datha, Congratulations on this lovely Finalist!! #4825379

Datha Y. Thompson 9/21/2007 10:50:00 PM

Thank You ALL SO SO Very much!!! I had to give her one more try :0)
Colleen I hope your right :0)
lol Cheryl Thanks Again:0) #4825478

Laurie Daily level-classic 9/22/2007 4:21:14 AM

Just beautiful, Datha! Congratulations!!! #4826300

Marie Fields level-classic 9/22/2007 7:23:47 AM

I just LOVE this, Datha! Congratulations! #4827048

Girish Vaghela level-classic 9/22/2007 7:35:04 AM

This has to be a winner, Datha! #4827099

Casey A. Hanson level-classic 9/22/2007 7:49:53 AM

I'm so glad to see this again, Datha! Woohoo! Congrats girl! :0) #4827151

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 9/22/2007 9:51:57 AM

Big time congrats!
As my kids would say, "UBER-FABULOUS!"
WTG, Datha!
--Lisa #4827550

Sherri Gorman level-classic 9/22/2007 11:25:29 AM

Congratulations!!!! Beautiful portrait Datha!!!!! #4827928

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 9/22/2007 1:04:03 PM

WHOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOO
FINALLY!
So glad to see this as a finalist, BIG CONGRAT'S Datha, The VERY BEST of luck in the next round!!! #4828323

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 9/22/2007 2:03:49 PM

Wonderful portrait and acute little girl, Datha! #4828489

Kara Hendricks level-classic 9/22/2007 2:45:11 PM

Congratulations on this one especially Datha... I know it's a fav. of yours... I love it as well... best of luck in the next round.... #4828632

Linda Blair level-classic 9/22/2007 3:08:05 PM

Congrats on this beauty!!!! ☺ #4828731

ronda chatelle 9/22/2007 3:47:17 PM

AMAZING beauty and perfection Datha! This takes the gold as far in my opinion! GORGEOUS! #4828863

Tarun Bose 9/22/2007 5:11:55 PM

Big congrats for your excellent finalist. #4829108

Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 9/23/2007 7:47:05 AM

I just love this portrait!!! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Datha #4831935

Lindley Johnson level-classic 9/23/2007 7:54:58 AM

This is a wonderful portrait, Datha, I love everything about it. Congratulations on your very well-deserved finalist; I'm glad you followed other people's advice to resubmit! #4831975

Susan Fox 9/23/2007 7:59:40 AM

So glad to see this one make finalist!!! Congrats Datha!!!! #4831998

Mary Timman 9/23/2007 8:33:58 AM

Drop dead gorgeous Datha. Gotta be a winner. Congratulations. #4832116

Jessica Jenney level-classic 9/23/2007 9:10:54 AM

Congratulations, Datha on this beauty! #4832294

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 9/23/2007 11:34:18 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. Hope to see it make the gold. #4832830

Sylvia Rossler level-classic 9/23/2007 3:45:46 PM

Big congrats on this awesome portrait Datha !! Love it everytime I see it :O) #4833638

Lynn Haack level-classic 9/23/2007 6:07:27 PM

Datha...this is a most inspiring portrait! Congrats on this beautiful finalist! Lynn #4834079

Joan Kocak level-classic 9/23/2007 6:11:49 PM

one of my all time favorites (and everyone else's too it appears!!!) CONGRATS DATHA!!!! #4834096

Kathy L. Clark level-classic 9/23/2007 6:57:27 PM

Congrats Datha on this wonderful finalist. She is so gorgeous. #4834321

Joan Powell level-classic 9/23/2007 6:58:12 PM

This is so beautiful , outstanding work !! #4834327

Sherry S. Boles level-classic 9/23/2007 8:05:00 PM

Congratulations, Datha! :) #4834630

Stefania Barbier level-classic 9/24/2007 12:36:46 AM

congrats on your gorgeous finalist Datha! #4835372

Bill Houghton level-classic 9/24/2007 2:39:57 AM

Beautiful portrait Datha. Nice job. Bill

Bill Houghton Photography #4835706

Hendrik Storme 9/24/2007 4:43:36 AM

FANTASTIC!!!! Super finalist, congratulations!!! #4836302

Lorri Shank level-classic 9/24/2007 6:09:56 AM

Congrats, Datha! You have a way with portraiture, that is for sure. Best of luck for that gold medallion. You deserve it! #4836680

Datha Y. Thompson 9/24/2007 6:40:14 AM

Thank You ALL so so Very Much!!! This ones close to my heart for sure!! Your support/encouragement means alot to me :0) #4836831

Chastity Abbott 9/24/2007 11:45:28 AM

You know how I always felt about this one......I love it! and she has changes so much from this image!! BEautiful congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4838352

Deborah A. Ciullo level-classic 9/24/2007 2:14:14 PM

Datha,
This is still one of my ABSOLUTE FAVORITES! You have done a FANTASTIC job!!! Beautiful portrait, beautiful child. I keep you listed in my favorites and every once in a while just go back to view this! It is stunning!!! Congratulations! You definitely deserve the gold!!! #4839069

Susana Heide level-classic 9/24/2007 7:53:25 PM

This one deserves all the recognition and more!! It has gotta be one of the most precious children's portraits on BP!!! Just sooooo sweet!! A hearty congrats Datha!! #4841143

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 9/25/2007 5:02:37 AM

Thank You All so very much again.. Your support an encouragement means alot to me.. And to see this is so many of yours as a Favorite just really makes me proud THANKS AGAIN!!! I had to enter one more time to at least get an EFP button on her and she went one step further this time so BIG Smiles here :0) and Thanks to BP too!!! #4842829

Les Rhoades level-classic 9/25/2007 7:34:37 AM

WOW! X3 = Yet another belated Congratulations on your Finalist button! #4843750

Carol Teal level-classic 9/25/2007 10:38:27 PM

There are so many comments here Datha that I don't know if I have one among the bunch or not. I know I have commented on this one or a very similar one. This is absolutely gorgeous and the girl so adorable, and I love the blue eyes and the high key look! I am so happy to see it made finalist too, although I would have awarded it a gold! #4846642

Jennifer Ciuchta level-classic 1/30/2008 7:58:16 AM

I just came across this photo while browing Favorites. It is stunning! Truly beautiful! #5418062

Lina Hauerberg level-classic 3/20/2008 11:03:38 AM

wow she had beautiful blue eyes...
so pretty.....
i do love the picture #5669010

Robert Jensen level-classic 1/27/2010 8:20:36 PM

This is one of the best child portraits I have ever seen #8335892

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 10/24/2010 1:40:33 AM

Datha, this is an absolute gem of a shot which is screaming for a resubmit, I hope you will listen!

UB. #8992312

Kara Hendricks level-classic 10/24/2010 2:07:27 PM

Or perhaps this one?...:)) With 100 people having it as a fav...?... I'd say it's a good chance to take..WINK...:)) #8993254

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 11/12/2010 7:30:01 PM

Phenomenal beauty & work, Datha! I agree with Usman & Kara! 101 now! #9031051

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 3/8/2011 6:53:40 AM

So glad to see this resubbed. Good luck, and get ready for the long overdue Gold, Datha!!!

UB. #9279748

Sarah A. Christian level-classic 3/8/2011 7:14:37 AM

It's a beautiful portrait with so much personality and fun attitude!!! Well done! #9279782

Karen E. Baumann level-classic 3/8/2011 7:45:02 AM

Beautiful!!! #9279842

Al malki Abdalrahman level-classic 3/15/2011 8:30:22 PM

Picture perfect
Of colors and looks childish spontaneity and wonderful
All greetings
#9293506

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/20/2011 5:11:21 PM

Congratulations on this adorable and beautiful finalist, Datha! #9301506

Liz Bullock level-classic 3/26/2011 10:31:15 PM

What a beauty, congrats! #9319227

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/27/2011 12:32:23 AM

So precious!! Big congrats to you Datha! #9372000

Carol Teal level-classic 4/27/2011 12:39:15 AM

Just adorable and oh, those eyes! Congrats on your finalist and good luck in the next round! #9372014

Naomi Weiser level-classic 4/27/2011 1:08:38 AM

the coloring here is amazing, who can resist those eyes? congrats! #9372064

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/27/2011 3:23:37 AM

So happy to see this among the finalists. I am sure this is on its way to the Golden Circle, Datha. Good luck!

UB. #9372209

Katarina Mansson level-classic 4/27/2011 3:38:13 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Datha! #9372252

Mary Timman level-classic 4/27/2011 10:42:23 AM

What a stunning portrait! Congratulations on this beauty! #9373741

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 4/27/2011 7:48:09 PM

Whooo hoo Datha, a gorgeous finalist. Congratulations!!! #9375301

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 4/27/2011 7:50:52 PM

A beautiful finalist, Datha...congratulations!! #9375317

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 4/27/2011 10:58:52 PM

...and now, a WINNER!! Congratulations, Datha! #9375565

Katarina Mansson level-classic 4/27/2011 11:06:28 PM

YES! Congratulations on your outstanding winner Datha! #9375587

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/27/2011 11:24:11 PM

Knew it. So happy for you, Datha. CONGRATZ on this so very over-due GOLD. YES!!!!

UB. #9375654

Laura E. Swan level-classic 4/28/2011 12:08:42 AM

WOW DATHA! So beautiful!

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On You Big GOLD WIN!!!

-Laura :) #9375755

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 4/28/2011 4:11:53 AM

So glad to see this get Gold... well-deserved and overdue; congratulations, Datha!!! #9376078

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 4/28/2011 4:12:11 AM

Your patience pays off...! And all the early predictions were right-on! Congratulations Datha, on this finally, rightfully making it to the top! #9376081

Agnes Fegan level-classic 4/28/2011 4:48:12 AM

Congratulations Datha on your beautiful, winning image! #9376322

Lindley Johnson level-classic 4/28/2011 5:31:55 AM

Fantastic!! I've loved this image for a long time, Datha! Huge congratulations on your well-deserved win! #9376504

Karen E. Baumann level-classic 4/28/2011 6:39:13 AM

Datha, this is such an eye catcher!!! LOVE it! A Big Congratulations on this wonderful WINNER! #9376709

Michele Peterson level-classic 4/28/2011 7:26:28 AM

Congratulations Datha!! It is a beautiful portrait!! #9376854

Jessica Jenney level-classic 4/28/2011 7:38:24 AM

Always love this one, Datha! Congratulations on your beautiful win! #9376917

Debra R. Harder level-classic 4/28/2011 7:42:53 AM

This is an amazing portrait, Datha! Your work is always amazing!!!! Huge congratulations on your BRILLIANT GOLD WINNER!! Deb #9376929

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/28/2011 8:13:07 AM

huge congrats on your wonderful winner!!! #9377002

Susan K. Snow level-classic 4/28/2011 10:05:58 AM

Just goes to show that it's the eye of the photographer and their DD technique rather than the expense of the camera and lenses that makes a prize winning capture. Congratulations, Datha on your winner! #9377292

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 4/28/2011 12:33:33 PM

WTG Datha, a beautiful portrait and winning image. Congratulations!!! #9377727

Kara Hendricks level-classic 4/28/2011 12:34:05 PM

I knew this would go all the way this time..:) It's just too perfect...

Congrats my friend...:) #9377728

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 4/28/2011 12:37:31 PM

Congratulations on this incredible Winner, Datha! WTG! #9377735

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 4/28/2011 11:21:18 PM

Take photo, Sleep
Edit photo, Sleep
Received award, stop sleeping
CONGRATULATIONS, Merna
#9378874

Renee Doyle level-classic 4/29/2011 12:50:43 AM

Congratulations on this excellent winner Datha!! #9378899

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 4/29/2011 4:30:44 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving 2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #9380221

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 5/1/2011 8:34:04 AM

Absolutely spectacular, Datha. Huge congrats on this true beauty... in every way. #9382778

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 5/4/2011 12:59:45 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic 2nd place winner Datha, just adorable!!

Have been unable to comment due to all the tornado's to the area here in north Alabama..but thankfully we are safe and we now have power again...

jo ann c. #9389083

Anita Hogue level-classic 5/13/2011 2:58:42 PM

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS! Congratulations! #9403615

Paula Showen 5/19/2011 8:01:45 PM

Fantastic!!!! Congratulations! #9415757

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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