© Manny L. Librodo


Anne D. Eigen 1/13/2007 6:26:52 PM

Magnificent image, magnificent statement, Manuel! #587450

Kay E. Mahoney 1/13/2007 6:39:17 PM

Nice capture. Love the colors. #3816592

Lynne Hoad 1/13/2007 7:09:55 PM

Asolutely stunning image Manuel!!Love the comp and colors!! #3816705

Chastity Abbott 1/13/2007 7:18:04 PM

I hope we see this one again!!!! It's wonderful! #3816728

Carin M. Smolinski 1/13/2007 10:40:25 PM

What great imagination, and graphic design!!!

Carin #3817136

Robyn Gwilt 1/13/2007 11:00:16 PM

What a wonder capture - this is stunning! We'll definitely see this again - love your title as well :) #3817156

Manuel Barrera 1/14/2007 3:24:29 AM

One of the best photographers in BP and Photo.net, hope your dreams have materialized #3817430

Tracy Jones 1/14/2007 5:32:34 AM

so stinking cute! #3817771

Jeff Robinson 1/14/2007 5:44:27 AM

Outstanding in every way Manuel! Great job!! Jeff #3817800

Megan p 1/14/2007 5:53:33 AM

So wonderful and Innocent Manuel!! #3817818

April Todd 1/14/2007 7:30:05 PM

Your images are amazing, and your clarity blows me away! I think everyone is right...we will see this one again! #3819978

Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/14/2007 7:32:58 PM

This is a beautiful photo! Love the composition, reflection, lighting... #3819987

Morteza Safataj 1/24/2007 5:44:26 PM

Very lovely picture Manuel!! #3863176

Kenneth Mucke 1/24/2007 8:31:00 PM

Amazing lighting and colors....Exceptional image #3864638

RC Fritz 1/30/2007 5:08:30 AM

Stunning image. Great lighting! #3890462

Megan p 2/24/2007 4:32:53 PM

WONDERFUL Congratulations!! #3985613

Kay E. Mahoney 2/24/2007 9:20:08 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3988278

Sharon King 2/25/2007 4:48:26 PM

This is a terrific image, well deserved finalist!! #3993759

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/25/2007 4:53:13 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist, Manuel!!! #3993783

Daryl Hannah A. Bacalla 2/26/2007 11:31:00 PM

your pictures are breathtaking!

Congratulations! #3999534

Robert Baer 2/27/2007 3:26:12 AM

congratulations on this very creative image Manuel! #3999908

Donna W. Neal 2/27/2007 12:38:50 PM

Congratulations on an awesome and well deserved WINNER `Manuel #4002111

Carla Metzler 2/27/2007 12:48:36 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Manuel!! #4002180

Claudia Fernandes 2/27/2007 12:55:48 PM

Imagem fabulosa. Parabéns! #4002244

Laurence Saliba 2/27/2007 1:04:19 PM

Congratulations Manuel!!! #4002336

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 2/27/2007 1:18:56 PM

Big Congratulations on your first place win Manuel!,
Amalia #4002443

Chastity Abbott 2/27/2007 1:22:00 PM

SO VERY happy to see this one again!!!!! Brilliant and my favorite kind of portraits!!!!!! :) #4002464

Reggie Santos 2/27/2007 1:24:46 PM

congratulations once again Manny! we're all proud of you. MABUHAY.

best regards,
Reggie #4002484

Laurie Daily 2/27/2007 2:04:52 PM

I love, love, love this! Congratulations Manuel! #4002869

Claudia Kuhn 2/27/2007 2:12:41 PM

Wonderful capture, love the dramatic lighting and colors, congratulations on your first place win! #4002958

John V. Roscich 2/27/2007 2:38:56 PM

JOHN #4003112

Roger Fry 2/27/2007 2:40:19 PM

Beautiful shot Manuel !

Roger #4003123

Colleen Farrell 2/27/2007 3:15:10 PM

Congratulations! #4003280

Christopher Budny 2/27/2007 3:23:07 PM

Manuel, congratulations on your charming First Place! #4003317

Mick Burkey 2/27/2007 3:54:18 PM

Very cute picture, and great execution! Congrats on your First Pace win! #4003495

Carin M. Smolinski 2/27/2007 3:55:53 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! I am so happy you won this as this is a spectacular and memorable image!

Carin #4003503

Jeff Robinson 2/27/2007 4:32:26 PM

Congrats Manuel on this amazing 1st Place Win!! Great JOb! Jeff #4003635

Jo Ann Schow 2/27/2007 4:34:38 PM

Congratulations! It's an awesome photograph. #4003642

Ronald F. Fischer 2/27/2007 4:51:05 PM

Congratulations on this awesome winner! #4003717

Kenneth Mucke 2/27/2007 4:57:57 PM

Congrats to you and this amazing winner...I was hoping to see it as the Grand Prize..I thought it was that good #4003754

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/27/2007 5:13:19 PM

Very creative and cute, nicely done, a big congratulations on your first place win!! #4003818

Viveca Venegas 2/27/2007 5:20:26 PM

Great wonderful full of life photo. well done Manuel and felicitations! #4003852

Thomas R. Wilson 2/27/2007 5:28:48 PM

Neat Shot!!! Congratulations on your win!!! #4003885

Dominick M. Dimacale 2/27/2007 6:34:29 PM

Congratulations Manuel on your wonderful win...Dominick #4004207

Robyn Gwilt 2/27/2007 7:49:24 PM

Wonderfully well deserved winn ! #4004646

Mark Peters 2/27/2007 8:32:57 PM

Congrats Manny. Nice to see this one at the top! #4004803

Mykl Mabalay 2/28/2007 2:05:47 AM

congrats master manny! mabuhay ka!!! #4005144

Kay E. Mahoney 2/28/2007 4:15:30 AM

Congratulations on your first place winner:) #4005548

MARLON IGNACIO 2/28/2007 6:45:32 AM

A superb capture! Congratulations on winning FIRST place, Manny. Woohooo! #4006244

Jenny Bosmans 2/28/2007 8:24:21 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner, Manuel! :) #4006629

RC Fritz 2/28/2007 8:25:27 AM

Congratulations on your WINNER, Manuel! #4006633

Janine Russell 2/28/2007 3:14:28 PM

Manuel great clarity, composition and lighting; congratulations on your First Place Win! #4008199

Rey Nocum 2/28/2007 3:40:24 PM

Congratulations, Manny. Idol ulit kita. #4008278

Crystal L. Craig 2/28/2007 6:11:28 PM

Absolutely wonderful work Manuel! LOVE it! And a huge congratulations for your First Place Win :) #4008682

William88 2/28/2007 9:28:43 PM

Big congratulations on your first place win. #4009296

Betsy E. Bie 2/28/2007 9:36:03 PM

This is by far one of the best photos I've seen out here. What a GREAT composition! Congratulations on winning. I will be sure to vote this one as photo of the year!!! #4009306

Evy Johansen 2/28/2007 10:35:27 PM

Many congratulations on your wonderful win, Manuel! #4009403

Carol Teal 3/1/2007 12:40:19 AM

What an excellent image! It makes me smile to feel these children's happiness! Congrats on your win! #4009538

Lisa B. North 3/1/2007 1:54:20 PM

Manuel - Congrats on your win! That image all came together beautifully! So very creative. #4012068

randy dannheim 3/1/2007 3:11:01 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful win! Manuel #4012264

Cyn Valentine 3/1/2007 3:12:38 PM

Beautiful lighting and comp..congratulations Manuel!! #4012270

Nobu Nagase 3/3/2007 9:28:19 PM

Great work!
Congratulations on your win! #4019196

Sherrye Nozaki 3/9/2007 9:11:19 PM

One of the most creative photos I have ever seen. Any chance on you sharing how you did this?

Sherrye #4039923

Patrick R. McMullen 3/19/2007 1:48:53 PM

Very unique! Is it anywhere near Cebu, Philippines? I've been there alot. Great idea photograph!
Pat #4071524

Julie Christiansen 3/20/2007 6:05:50 PM

This is simply fantastic. #4075572

Allan L. Dy 3/23/2007 12:13:06 PM

Okay, i'm rather late. But I can't let this pass...Big congratulations Manuel! Awesome!

Pat, if I may, El Nido is not exactly near Cebu but I suggest that on your next trip to the Philippines,you consider going to El Nido...it's simply a fantastic place. Thanks! #4088592

Susie Peek-Swint 3/24/2007 4:10:24 AM

I love this shot ~ it radiates the fun the kids are having being your 'models' ~ many congrats on a well-deserved win Manuel .. #4091137

Jeffrey D. Estacio 3/11/2008 8:06:55 PM

Very strong image. It also reminds me of home. #5629967

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These kids are the same set of kids that I took a picture of jumping along the shore of El Nido, Philippines.

Life is simple. lIfe is beautiful. Wish we can all say the same.:)

Uploaded on 1/13/2007 5:10:21 PM

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Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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