A Hopeful Look

© Su Sana E. P

A Hopeful Look

Jennifer L. Alder 8/13/2007 12:03:09 AM

TERRIFIC!!! SuSana, you continue to amaze me--- what EMOTION you have captured here! LOVE the comp and light, too! :)))))))) #712925

Su Sana E. P 8/13/2007 12:04:14 AM

What a gorgeous niece you have- Well done!!!


Su Sana E. P 8/13/2007 12:04:40 AM

Oh…the camera should be Panasonic FZ10 #4639405

Jennifer L. Alder 8/13/2007 12:06:54 AM

AND--- I was SO eager, SuSana! Now, I know why! Wow! :) #4639411

Stefania Barbier 8/13/2007 12:08:10 AM

WOW Susana.... this is soooooo beautiful! love the image of your niece sneaking behing the adult's shoulder! #4639415

Barbara Waldoch 8/13/2007 12:08:24 AM

Wonderful shot, Susana! #4639417

Anna Diederich 8/13/2007 12:10:39 AM

Susana this is just soo beautiful! What a beauty! #4639423

Mary K. Robison 8/13/2007 12:11:01 AM

SuSana, your niece is a little angel, and this portrait catures all the wistfulness in her eyes over having to say "good-bye" to her aunt!
Beautiful lighting and excellent composition, too. #4639424

Raymond Pauly 8/13/2007 12:12:07 AM

Wow!! This is a really striking portrait; Susana! Beautiful composition! What deepness into those brown eyes, the look... and the clarity!! Truly outstanding! #4639433

Ujjwal Mukherjee 8/13/2007 12:31:32 AM

Wonderful capture of the expression and such clarity and sharpness! #4639497

Ray Clarke 8/13/2007 12:45:34 AM

Stunning portrait Susana, wonderful clarity (a) #4639541

Alan L. Borror 8/13/2007 1:50:12 AM

This is amazing, SuSana! The lighting and expression are outstanding! #4639644

Dominick M. Dimacale 8/13/2007 2:05:39 AM

Exquisite image, par excellance Susana...Dominick #4639679

Paul E. Earl 8/13/2007 2:14:40 AM

A gorgeous image, Susana! She looks like a real sweetie! #4639708

Aimee S. McMaster 8/13/2007 2:22:03 AM

....simply beautiful Susana...what wonderful light,and composition...precious....Aimee #4639722

Swati Gavde 8/13/2007 2:26:00 AM

Wow! Awesome portrait Susana! Lovely light, composition and clarity! #4639733

William C. Raco 8/13/2007 2:33:12 AM

Fantastic composition, light, and detail
Outstanding portrait, SuSana

Bill #4639772

Ross Throndson 8/13/2007 2:39:38 AM

I remember this, Susana....a Winning picture in B&W too....Love it either way.....Amazing Portrait!! #4639812

Chua Wee Boo 8/13/2007 2:40:47 AM

Great capture of the sad expression,SuSana! #4639822

Donald K. Cherry 8/13/2007 2:42:56 AM

Wonderful candid portrait, Susana! Good tones, crop and light. #4639830

Carolyn J. Connolly 8/13/2007 3:08:32 AM

Awww - HOW sweet is that look, SuSana!! A B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L-L-Y captured portrait, my friend!! Hi to SJ, too!! :o) #4639939

Carol Sawyer 8/13/2007 3:11:36 AM

Beautiful portrait of your niece, SuSana! wonderful tones and lighting! #4639949

Judyann Plante 8/13/2007 3:14:38 AM

Perfection, Susana!!! What a gorgeous little girl!

Judyann <>< #4639964

Glenn E. Urquhart 8/13/2007 3:16:08 AM

Magnificent skintones, lighting, color and contrast, WELL Composed... Beautiful Portrait, Susana!!! VERY Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4639969

Laurie Daily 8/13/2007 3:35:53 AM

A stunning portrait, Susana! #4640037

Margaret R. Barry 8/13/2007 3:37:45 AM

Beautiful portrait, SuSana! #4640041

Emily E. Bem 8/13/2007 4:22:31 AM

Well, you know I would have to love this....LOL!! It's a dramatic, moody and GORGEOUS portrait! I know we will see this again! #4640241

Carla Metzler 8/13/2007 4:28:56 AM

She's beautiful and this is an outstanding portrait, Susan! #4640295

Kathy Reeves 8/13/2007 4:34:34 AM

Beautiful portrait of this adorable child!!! I love the effects, comp and the expression you have captured!! Outstanding! #4640318

Mike D. Perez 8/13/2007 4:40:14 AM

Beautiful expression and clarity, Susana! Love the eyes! #4640345

William Moore 8/13/2007 5:00:20 AM

lovely capture of her expression...who or what is to her right? #4640469

Barbara L. Richardson 8/13/2007 5:04:20 AM

Beautiful capture. Your niece is a gorgeous little girl!!!! You did a great job of capturing her expression #4640503

Jeff Robinson 8/13/2007 5:10:31 AM

An Outstanding portrait Susana!! Great job! Jeff #4640540

Barbara Kehoe 8/13/2007 5:23:57 AM

This is a beautiful touching portrait #4640616

Candice C. Calhoun 8/13/2007 6:01:34 AM

Superb portrait, incredibly inspiring work!

ccc #4640780

Melissa G. Meiselman 8/13/2007 6:46:08 AM

Very expressive beautifully composed portrait, Susana with great lighting and wonderful skin tones! Your niece is a beautiful little girl!! #4641026

Sam Britt 8/13/2007 7:08:34 AM

Beautiful portrait, great lighting & composition, Susana. #4641130

Christopher G. Jamison 8/13/2007 7:22:58 AM

absolutely gorgeous portrait. love the soft lighting and the added glow. very very nicely done! #4641228

Dr. Harmeet Singh 8/13/2007 7:26:46 AM

Wonderful expressions captured,Susana.She has wonderful eyes and the hope is them is truly great. #4641242

Alexis Yobbagy 8/13/2007 7:28:08 AM

SUPERB!!! This is an amazing and beautiful portrait SuSana!!! Your work is so great!!! #4641253

Karen Engelbreth 8/13/2007 7:31:11 AM

Wonderfu portrait Susana - wonderful little girl too!

Claudia Kuhn 8/13/2007 7:32:00 AM

What a wonderful portrait, love the composition and tones SuSana! #4641275

Kathleen Brennan 8/13/2007 7:38:48 AM

what a gorgeous child and beuatifully captured expression. Great comp, too! #4641327

Shelly A. Van Camp 8/13/2007 7:56:19 AM

She is a doll! I love those eyes!! Beautiful POV and capture, SuSana! #4641415

Vikram Jamwal 8/13/2007 8:29:32 AM

Precious capture all the way Susana!! #4641513

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 8/13/2007 9:52:26 AM

You never cease to amaze me SuSana!!!!! I think you could even make me look good!!!! But, when you start with beauty, as with your niece, you create a breath-taking image!!!!! She is beautiful!!!!!! k #4641855

Gail Vitikacs 8/13/2007 10:07:41 AM

A beautiful portrait...and you certainly captured her feelings in this! #4641919

Dan Holm 8/13/2007 10:43:39 AM

Wow! Dramatic, awesome framing, absolutely gorgeous!! EXCELLENT shot, Susan! #4642050

Vishal Sharma 8/13/2007 10:53:01 AM

AWESOME portrait SuSana!!! Excellect Skintones, lighting, color and contrast, very well Composed!!! #4642079

Lynne Morris 8/13/2007 1:16:41 PM

Wow Susana what a fantastic portrait, the lightig, tones and expression are all wonderful, an amazing portrait! #4642538

John Connolly 8/13/2007 1:31:04 PM

A beautifully composed and presented portrait, Susana! Your skin tones are exemplary! #4642595

Patricia Ronan 8/13/2007 1:50:03 PM

She has the sweetest little face,beautiful capture SuSana:) #4642680

Sandra R. Alvey 8/13/2007 3:18:08 PM

She is just so beautiful SuSana! How could you possibly say no??

Sandi #4642968

Heather 8/13/2007 3:20:35 PM

Beautiful Portrait SuSana,Her Eyes Stand out Nicely!!! You Are So Talented!!! WTG Girl!!! ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ :) #4642979

Cheryl E. Molennor 8/13/2007 6:51:49 PM

Great emotion captured SuSana #4643679

Hector Contreras 8/13/2007 8:00:27 PM

I remember this one, Susana , so much clarity and wonderful skin tones, We are going to see it again !!!!!!
Heco #4643940

Nancy L. Green 8/13/2007 9:04:26 PM

Fantastic image Susana, I can see the family resembence!! <>< #4644094

Alex T. Mizuno 8/13/2007 9:14:09 PM

This is a beatiful portrait! The skin tone is wonderfully smooth and such delicate deteils. As usual, your composition and framing are perfect! #4644118

Su Sana E. P 8/13/2007 10:55:06 PM

Thank you all for great comment, dear friends. For those who have asked about who’s holding her, nobody is holding her. She was holding the upper part of the window and was looking at me, begging silently, please don’t go…. #4644309

Evy Johansen 8/14/2007 12:04:27 AM

Oh, SuSana!! She is soooo adorable!! Beautiful portrait!! I know that poppy look..... :) #4644381

anonymous 8/14/2007 6:17:03 AM

Hi SuSana, Outstanding portrait of a beautiful little girl! Oh those eyes...such a heartbreaker! You are truly an amazing photographer with many talents!! B- #4645854

Linda Blair 8/14/2007 7:38:25 AM

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!! Such a cutie, love those puppy dog eyes!!!! #4646265

Madhu Ramaswamy 8/14/2007 8:20:41 AM

Yakka, all your photos have got this exceptional clarity, sharpness and details. Simbly stunning. #4646515

Tarun Bose 8/14/2007 10:26:08 AM

This is a mind blowing portrait with excellent colour tonning. Great work dear Susana. #4647069

Inge S. Lasmana 8/14/2007 10:42:37 AM

Outstanding potrait with beautiful framming! great shot, Susan! #4647149

Judy A. Lawhon 8/14/2007 3:14:41 PM

What a precious little girl, Susana! I know you hated to leave her behind. Fantastic image..I love the soft look and the tones!! #4648051

Erica Murphy 8/14/2007 8:13:07 PM

Gorgeous portrait!

Erica #4649106

eileen bedford 8/14/2007 8:32:45 PM

How beautiful, love the glow on her face... #4649169

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/15/2007 6:03:08 PM

She is beautiful SuSana!! Such a sweet face!! #4653801

Darryl Wilkinson 8/15/2007 11:34:41 PM

She is a treasure to behold, Susan! Just beautiful!! #4654539

Colleen Farrell 8/16/2007 12:23:02 AM

Gorgeous portrait, SuSana, and the composition is especially pleasing! #4654650

Janine Russell 8/20/2007 10:34:42 PM

SuSana, beautiful portrait; excellent clarity and lighting. #4676304

ronda chatelle 8/20/2007 11:59:10 PM

WOW Girl....your composition on this is AWESOME! I also love the glow and tones used in this spectacular touching image! #4676379

Amanda Chapman 8/23/2007 12:45:27 PM

OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!!!! #4689157

Elizabeth R. G 9/2/2007 8:23:48 PM

Gorgeous capture SuSana!!! She has the most beautiful porcelein-like skin...gorgeous!! and her eyes are amazing, love the mood and tones!!! :) #4738200

Susan Jane Allen 9/18/2007 2:52:07 AM

This is gorgeous, superb, outstanding! #4805948

Laurence Saliba 9/21/2007 10:44:27 AM

WTG SuSana CONGRATS again!!! #4821064

Colleen Farrell 9/21/2007 10:47:27 AM

Congratulations on your well-deserved finalist, SuSana! #4821081

Vikram Jamwal 9/21/2007 11:35:52 AM

Wonderful capture and finalist Susana!!! #4821459

Raymond Pauly 9/21/2007 11:40:59 AM

OK OK! Five with this one... LOL... Congratulations again! #4821500

Jennifer L. Alder 9/21/2007 12:40:33 PM

It doesn't get better than this, SuSana

Carla Metzler 9/21/2007 12:44:08 PM

Congratulations, Susan!! #4822149

eileen bedford 9/21/2007 12:52:52 PM

Congratulations on your finalist SuSana.... #4822238

Mary K. Robison 9/21/2007 3:17:19 PM

This is my favorite of your many excellent finalists, SuSana!
Best of luck to you with all of them on the next level up! #4823326

Anna Diederich 9/21/2007 3:22:39 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Susana! :) #4823365

Judyann Plante 9/21/2007 3:35:29 PM

Congratulations on all of your beautiful finalists, Susana! The best of luck to you in the next round!

Judyann <>< #4823473

Cheryl E. Molennor 9/21/2007 4:55:40 PM

Congratulations! #4824019

Graeme yew Chow 9/21/2007 6:57:23 PM

Congratualations !Susana. She will be delighted to see her image again. #4824508

Sam Britt 9/21/2007 7:31:59 PM

Congratulations on ALL your wonderful finalists, Susana! #4824722

Alex T. Mizuno 9/21/2007 8:38:30 PM

Wow, you're amazing SuSana!! Congratulatons on your another fantastic Finalist!! #4825067

Patty Razonable 9/21/2007 9:23:43 PM

Absolutely beautiful!! Congratulations on your finalist!! #4825216

Ross Throndson 9/22/2007 3:57:39 AM

Congratulations, Susana....Looks Great either way.....Beautiful Portrait!! #4826211

Emile Abbott 9/22/2007 8:17:18 AM

Love the lighting, and congrats, SuSana on finalist #4827240

Elizabeth R. G 9/22/2007 8:27:41 AM

Beautiful SuSana!! Congrats on all your finalists!!!! #4827279

Tarun Bose 9/22/2007 11:08:17 AM

Big congrats for yet another outstanding finalist dear Susana. #4827864

Linda Blair 9/22/2007 12:19:57 PM

Congrats on this awesome image!!! ☺ #4828177

Terry L. Ellis 9/22/2007 5:49:26 PM

Perfection! Congratulations again SuSana! #4829264

Kay E. Mahoney 9/22/2007 7:39:10 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4829827

Kathy L. Clark 9/22/2007 8:23:10 PM

Congrats SuSana great finalist. #4830058

Jessica Jenney 9/23/2007 9:06:40 AM

Congratulations, Susana on a beautiful finalist image! #4832276

Jim Kinnunen 9/23/2007 3:58:24 PM

This is a superb portrait, Susana...a very big congratulations on this image!!!:) #4833687

Manuel Barrera 9/23/2007 3:58:49 PM

Hope the grey button puts a smile in her aunt's face ;-)congratulations #4833689

anonymous 9/24/2007 6:39:04 AM

CONGRATULATIONS SUSANA! Wonderful image! B- #4836827

Nikki McDonald 9/24/2007 10:50:31 AM

What a wonderfully appealing portrait, SuSana. I love the composition and tones here. Congratulations on your win. #4837961

Terry L. Ellis 9/24/2007 10:50:59 AM

SuSana, congratulations on your amazing Second Place win! This melts your heart! #4837967

Les Rhoades 9/24/2007 10:52:40 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this well deserving WINNER!


Dan Holm 9/24/2007 10:52:45 AM

Congratulations, Susan! #4837982

Alex T. Mizuno 9/24/2007 10:56:03 AM

Congratulations SuSana!! This is a fabulous winning!! #4838012

Jeffrey S. Rease 9/24/2007 11:03:59 AM

Congratulations, Susana! Excellent photo! Just my style! :-) #4838080

Maria Zammit 9/24/2007 11:11:39 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful win SuSana! #4838140

Jessica Jenney 9/24/2007 11:19:03 AM

Congratulations, Susana on all your stunning wins! #4838199

Chastity Abbott 9/24/2007 11:21:14 AM

What a beautiful soul you captured here!!!! OUTSTANDING work!!!! Stunning image! CONGRATS TO YOU ON YOUR WINNINGS!!!!!!! :) #4838220

Cyn Valentine 9/24/2007 11:22:40 AM

Beautiful Susana..big congratulations!! #4838227

Stefania Barbier 9/24/2007 11:42:21 AM

BIG CONGRATS Susana!!! #4838334

Linda D. Lester 9/24/2007 11:48:59 AM

Beautiful....Congratulations! #4838376

Sam Britt 9/24/2007 12:17:10 PM

Another winner! Big congratulations, Susana! #4838502

Husain Akhtar 9/24/2007 12:21:48 PM

Terrific winner! Big congratulations, Susana! #4838535

Marsha S. Smith 9/24/2007 12:35:50 PM

SuSana! What a beautiful child and what a fantastic portrait. That face is just perfect. Congratulations!!!! #4838627

Jenny Bosmans 9/24/2007 12:37:51 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Susan! :) #4838635

Cheryl E. Molennor 9/24/2007 12:44:55 PM

Congratulations SuSana! #4838676

Lynne Morris 9/24/2007 12:49:40 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Susana! #4838709

Anita Hogue 9/24/2007 12:50:18 PM

Truly wonderful, SuSana! Congratulations! #4838714

Lisa J. Boulden 9/24/2007 12:54:05 PM

WTG, SuSana!!!
Congratulations on your winnerS!!!
Truly a wonderful day!!!
Time to celebrate!!!
--Lisa #4838743

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/24/2007 1:30:47 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful and exceptional winner, SuSana!
-Debby #4838900

Stanley J. Contrades 9/24/2007 1:45:41 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your win, SuSana!! Beautiful presentation!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #4838966

Judyann Plante 9/24/2007 1:51:16 PM

Congratulations once again, my friend, on this gorgeous winner - one of my absolute favorites!!!

Judyann <>< #4838988

anonymous 9/24/2007 2:27:29 PM

Congratulations SuSana on your beautiful Second Place Win! B- #4839127

Susan Jane Allen 9/24/2007 3:45:33 PM

No surprise at all. Congrats on this beautiful win! #4839468

Anna Diederich 9/24/2007 3:50:35 PM

Congratulations, Susana!! :) #4839507

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 9/24/2007 3:52:36 PM

BIG congrat's on your beautiful first place win Susana, she is beautiful, you did a super job girl!!!!
Peaches #4839519

Linda Blair 9/24/2007 3:56:04 PM

A big congrats on your win on this beautiful portrait!!!!!!! ☺ #4839542

eileen bedford 9/24/2007 3:56:48 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner SuSana, so well done... #4839549

Claudia Kuhn 9/24/2007 4:06:10 PM

Wonserful winner SuSana, congrats! #4839610

Barbara Kehoe 9/24/2007 4:37:38 PM

Congratulations, well deserved #4839855

Laurie Daily 9/24/2007 5:20:28 PM

An incredible portrait with so much feeling. Congratulations, Susana! #4840164

Mike D. Perez 9/24/2007 5:24:39 PM

Congratulations on your Win, Susana! A beautiful portrait with terrific expression and clarity! #4840197

Mary K. Robison 9/24/2007 5:52:15 PM

Glad to see the judges agreed with me, SuSana ~ A huge CONGRATULATIONS to you
on this wonderful portrait's Win! #4840382

Evy Johansen 9/24/2007 6:25:15 PM

So glad to see this beauty again!!! Big congratulations on your win, SuSana!! #4840547

Jennifer L. Alder 9/24/2007 6:31:15 PM

WOW!! Another winner!!!!
SuSana,you are just amazing---
:) #4840595

Graeme yew Chow 9/24/2007 7:16:20 PM

Big congratulations Susana. She will feel proud about it. #4840885

Kay E. Mahoney 9/24/2007 7:34:05 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner. #4841033

Carol Teal 9/24/2007 11:58:55 PM

SuSana, your niece is so adorable! I bet she gets her way often when she gives you this look. This is such a great portrait with such emotion. It certainly deserves the gold! Congrats! #4841644

Patty Razonable 9/25/2007 12:02:01 AM

Congratulations SuSana!! #4841647

Rahul Sharma 9/25/2007 12:06:02 AM

Wonderful picture SuSana.... I probably missed it earlier....
Many congratulations on this wonderful winner.... #4841655

Ujjwal Mukherjee 9/25/2007 12:30:17 AM

This image, Susana is as beautiful a portrait as it gets! Congratulations again on your another Winner of the month!

Nemil B. Chabebe 9/25/2007 12:56:19 AM

Congratulations! #4841860

Ken Smith 9/25/2007 3:46:34 AM

Super job, SuSana. Congratulations!! #4842343

Stephen Zacker 9/25/2007 3:49:52 AM

Wonderful portrait. Congratulations #4842381

Tarun Bose 9/25/2007 3:58:22 AM

Big, big congrats dear Susana for your second prize winner. #4842455

Ross Throndson 9/25/2007 4:29:29 AM

A TRIPLE.....You're Amazing Susana.....Congratulations on this Sweet Winner!!! #4842650

Kathy L. Clark 9/25/2007 5:45:55 AM

Congrats SuSana on this beautiful second place winner. I love this shot. #4843077

Carla Metzler 9/25/2007 7:43:19 AM

Congratulations on your winning image, Susan! I expected to see this win, it's an outstanding shot! #4843790

Glenn E. Urquhart 9/25/2007 8:40:06 AM

Congratulations on your Gold Medal, Susana!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4844010

Jill Flynn 9/25/2007 8:42:33 AM

Wonderful connection and just love the crop Susana! Congratulations on your WIN! #4844021

Gary Lange 9/25/2007 8:44:31 AM

Talk about a stunning portrait, Susanna! Such clarity and emotion in her eyes! #4844035

Laurence Saliba 9/25/2007 9:21:13 AM

A BIG Congrats SuSana!!!! #4844162

RC Fritz 9/25/2007 4:39:29 PM

Beautiful work! Congratulations, Susana!!! #4845654

Datha Y. Thompson 9/26/2007 8:22:09 AM

Beautiful child and capture SuSuana!!! Congratulations :0) #4848653

ronda chatelle 9/28/2007 8:17:05 AM

Congratulations SuSana! Gorgeous! #4857389

Janine Russell 9/29/2007 1:03:21 PM

SuSana, sweet portrait; excellent tones, clarity and lighting; big congratulations on your Second Place Win! #4861682

Emile Abbott 9/29/2007 3:47:35 PM

True tonal winner for you SuSana congratulation on a fantastic portrait #4862086

Darryl Wilkinson 9/30/2007 12:33:23 PM

Just perfect, Susan! Congratulations!! #4865296

Kristi A. Howson 9/30/2007 1:00:31 PM

Susan, congratulations on this wonderful winner!!! Wonderful composition and gorgeous little girl! #4865391

VISHVAJIT JUIKAR 10/1/2007 2:46:28 AM

Congrats Susana, Beautiful portrait of beautiful little one.. #4867748

Patrick R. McMullen 10/5/2007 6:33:27 AM

Congratulations Susana! Wife is from the Philippines too..love that place! Great softness to this photo!
Pat #4885575

Wally Orlowsky 10/5/2007 11:22:02 AM

Belated congratulations on this wonderful winner, Susana!!! #4886689

Roger Fry 10/22/2007 2:29:43 AM

Superb !

Roger #4959704

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I’ve the same image in B/W in my gallery. This is my little niece again. Picture was taken last year in the Philippines. She wanted to join me on my trip to Hong Kong and she gave me that sad puppy look that was heart breaking. Jennifer, this is the image I was taking about.

Uploaded on 8/13/2007 12:00:26 AM

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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