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Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 2/18/2007 7:30:24 PM

Nice capture. Love those eyes. #607795

Michael S. Swaffar 2/18/2007 8:54:44 PM

Thanks so much, Kay. #3962797

Kristine Slipson 2/18/2007 9:12:14 PM

Gorgeous!! The index finger thing is a little akward for me, but that's being picky. I love it! I saw the thumbnail, and I thought it looked like a Michael S. creation- I was right! #3962826

Michael S. Swaffar 2/18/2007 9:27:00 PM

Thanks so much Kristine.. I know what you mean about the finger..LOL
This part of the shoot was about him painting the wall, not sure what this was but thought his face made up for it.
#3962835

Janine Russell level-classic 2/18/2007 9:55:19 PM

Michael, excellent colors, clarity, composition and lighting. #3962874

Michael S. Swaffar level-classic 2/18/2007 10:05:21 PM

Thank you Janine. #3962885

Paul G Slate level-classic 2/19/2007 3:27:58 AM

Great image !! my wife almost fell out of bed trying to get a better look!Very sexy! nice job Michael! #3963274

Suzy Betancourt level-classic 2/19/2007 5:42:19 AM

Hey Michael, I have offered before but lets try again. Do you need assistance holding the lights?! :)

Just being funny! Love the clarity of the photo, great colors too.

Suzy #3963655

Suzy Betancourt level-classic 2/20/2007 9:16:59 AM

Very creative. Nice light, colors, composition. #3968489

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 3/22/2007 7:58:46 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4083576

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 3/23/2007 4:33:02 AM

Congrats again, Michael! #4085489

Dianna Hauf level-classic 3/23/2007 7:59:49 AM

Yeah Michael! This is so deserving! WTG! Loved this composition, colors, lighting and model not too shabby either! ;) Best of luck! #4087060

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 3/24/2007 11:55:38 AM

Ok, just pack him up and ship him to my house! What a great shot you have here, Michael! Of course, how could you not, considering the model! #4092637

Susan Fox level-classic 3/24/2007 6:08:02 PM

Just let me clean the drool off my keyboard first. ;-)

Congrats on your win Michael! Wonderful pose, comp, lighting and clarity.

#4093548

Dianna Hauf level-classic 3/24/2007 7:11:30 PM

Yes, yes, yes!!! WTG, Michael! I am thrilled for you! Congratulations! oh, yea, any time Mr. Scrumptious wants to model, when he is in Alabama, LOOK ME UP! LOL! #4093863

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 3/24/2007 7:24:04 PM

Michael,Congratulations on your second place winner. I knew this one would be a winner:) #4093928

Janine Russell level-classic 3/24/2007 7:51:03 PM

Michael, big congratulations on your Second Place Win. #4094085

Evy Johansen level-classic 3/24/2007 8:02:43 PM

Big congratulations on your win, Michael! #4094187

Lynne Morris level-classic 3/25/2007 2:50:50 AM

Many congratulations on this beautiful winner Michael! #4094709

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 3/25/2007 5:33:45 AM

Ah, that medal matches the wall he's painting SO well! ;) Congratulations! #4095127

Cheryl E. Molennor level-classic 3/26/2007 7:17:33 AM

Beautiful work here. Love the colors expression all of it. Is he available next week? LOL #4098578

Sherry L. Davis level-classic 3/26/2007 12:03:26 PM

Great work, Michael. Love the colors, clarity, lighting, model - he's gorgeous! :) Congratulations! #4099390

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 3/26/2007 2:36:25 PM

Great mood to this winning image, congratulations!! #4099824

Lavone Vannoy 7/31/2007 9:18:29 PM

OH-MY! I'll hold the cords and reflector if Suzy is holding the lights...LOL!
Superior shot Michael! #4585304

Jennifer L. Alder 8/21/2007 9:52:35 AM

WOW!!!!!!!

This is FABULOUS

Your entire gallery is stunning, Michael
What a delight to view!

:) #4678822

Kenta Sudo 4/27/2008 10:15:43 PM

Congratilation Micael!
Your photo is very cool.
Ⅰ like the muscle of your photo. #5850681

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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