Mona Lisa Smile

© Dale Ann Cubbage

Mona Lisa Smile

Paul C. Gazzanigo 6/30/2004 8:08:30 AM

Great capture and perfect title, Dale Ann!

Beautifully done! #143381

Marcie A. Fowler 6/30/2004 8:12:33 AM

Oh those eyes!!! She is so adorable and you've caputred her so well. Way to save a blurry photo. I'm sure you wear the t-shirt with pride!!! Great job. #624798

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/30/2004 8:17:34 AM

Thank you Paul & Marcie! Marcie, I just made the t-shirt last night, and I'm looking forward to wearing it today! Thanks again for your great comments! #624809

Kelly Abernathy 6/30/2004 8:26:09 AM

Oh so cute! Look at those eyes! Perfect title too! I just love this one and the effects are perfect! Hope you have a happy birthday and wonderful day! I'll be in touch! -K #624818

Tammy L. Odell 6/30/2004 8:27:09 AM

Another beautiful image Dale Ann!! Your little girl makes a wonderful subject!! #624822

Casey A. Hanson 6/30/2004 8:33:07 AM

Wonderful image Dale! She's such a pretty little thing! Great job on effects :o) #624830

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/30/2004 8:35:51 AM

Thank you so much K., Tammy and Casey for your sweet comments! K., thanks for the birthday wishes too! I'm having a pleasant day so far! #624836

Eric Schneider 6/30/2004 8:48:57 AM

You're so like the lady with the mystic smile.
Nice shot Dale!

Murry Grigsby 6/30/2004 8:58:10 AM

THe final image is a heart stealer Dale Ann! Love the pose, timing and effects!! It does have that Mona Lisa mood :0) Kudos to your professional model and Happy Birthday. #624860

Casey A. Hanson 6/30/2004 9:03:10 AM

I didn't realize until after I commented but....
Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday dear Dale Ann,
Happy Birthday to youuuuu!( and many more!)
Have a wonderful day my dear! :o) #624864

Jennifer Rennison 6/30/2004 9:36:59 AM

What a cutie, very nice job...and Happy Birthday! #624884

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/30/2004 9:46:48 AM

Thank you Eric, Murry, Casey (great serenade!) and Jennifer for the nice comments and birthday wishes!

da #624897

Donna J. Taff 6/30/2004 9:58:24 AM

Great shot of your beautiful little girl, Dale Ann!!!!!! The singing Casey was wonderful!! #624914

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/30/2004 10:02:37 AM

Thanks Donna! Wasn't that so sweet of Casey to serenade me like that? I loved it! Thanks for stopping by!

da #624921

Colette M. Metcalf 6/30/2004 1:06:32 PM

Adorable, Dale Ann!! HB to you!!! #625075

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/30/2004 2:20:45 PM

Thank you so much Colette! #625153

Robin L. Wehrman 6/30/2004 2:21:44 PM

Another outstanding image, She is very pretty, beautiful eyes and a great look on her face. Happy Birthday and many more Dale Ann!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #625156

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/30/2004 2:27:38 PM

Thanks Robin! For the comment and the nice birthday wishes too! #625163

Amanda E. Radovic 6/30/2004 2:36:20 PM

Very sweet Dale Ann - I love how PS can save your 'almost' shots!!! I confess to using it (especially Dreamy) for the same effect. I never knew its your birthday!!!! Which date is it - the 30/6 or the 1/7 (guess you better swing those numbers around - we do them back to front to you)! My sisters is today (1/7). Have a wonderful time shooting Lavender - I am hoping the weather holds for you. #625181

Terry R. Hatfield 6/30/2004 3:37:27 PM

This Looks Great Dale Ann Shes So Pretty! Have A Great Birthday:-) #625265

Jessica Hughes 6/30/2004 5:14:15 PM

She is beautiful, Dale Ann! Great portrait! #625420

Diane Addonizio 6/30/2004 6:21:02 PM

Great!! #625474

Darren K. Fisher 6/30/2004 6:33:47 PM

Priceless capture and so very well prsented Dale Ann, I really like the effects you have used here. Wonderful job as always. #625490

William C. Raco 6/30/2004 6:47:21 PM

She is gorgeous, Dale Ann!
What wonderful expressive eyes.
Very nice portrait!

bill #625514

Dale Ann Cubbage 6/30/2004 7:04:00 PM

Thank you so much Amanda, Terry, Jessica, Diane, Darren and William! YOu guys are so great, I really appreciate all your sweet comments! #625543

Dan Holm 7/1/2004 10:29:21 AM

Priceless! The eyes, the face and the treatment are just gorgeous! #626942

Norman P. Banks 7/1/2004 10:30:05 AM

Adorable little one! Nice photo work too! (SMILE)

Norm ,:-) #626945

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/1/2004 10:34:02 AM

Thank you Dan and Norman for those kind comments1 #626954

Susan T. Evans 7/1/2004 11:49:52 AM

Would never have known this photo was blurry to start with, terrific effects and perfect save, a terrific photo for a t-shirt!!!! absolutely love the effects!!! #627068

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/1/2004 11:59:32 AM

Thanks Susan! It has become one of my new favorites! I'm wearing my t-shirt today in fact! #627093

Susan T. Evans 7/1/2004 12:03:35 PM

LOL, that is soooooooooooooooo funny Dale, and I really really love this, I think you did a terrific job on it, glad I didn't miss it!!! #627104

Louise A. Starbird 7/1/2004 1:24:17 PM

Awesome save Dale Ann - I never would have guessed it was a tad out of focus to start! Can't wait to see the lavendar photos!
Happy birthday too - you didn't tell me!
have fun!
~L #627186

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/1/2004 1:45:52 PM

Thanks again Susan, and thank you Louise for the comment and the birthday wishes! I appreciate it girls! #627217

Susan T. Evans 7/1/2004 4:11:49 PM

Happy Birthday Dale!!! #627419

Debbie Fleri 7/1/2004 6:22:06 PM

Like I have said before,,,she gets cuter with every shot...this one is just so adorable and the title is perfect...oh and happy birthday....debbie : ) #627539

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/1/2004 6:45:26 PM

Thanks Susan and Debbie for stopping by and for the birthday wishes! It was a good one! #627584

Gail Vitikacs 7/2/2004 11:37:25 AM

Sorry I missed this one ! This is absolutely charming! I hope your birthday was wonderful!!!!! Gail #628863

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/2/2004 1:47:39 PM

Hi Gail! Thanks, yes I had a wonderful birthday! Glad you got to see my little beauty! #628988

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 7/5/2004 2:11:52 PM

Very nicely done!! Great job!! #632424

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/5/2004 2:15:13 PM

I had a feeling that was you visiting my gallery1 You're a great friend, thanks for the support!

da #632432

Mary K. Robison 7/9/2004 2:46:14 PM

What a sweet delight, Dale Ann! Your PS work impressed a lot of us, because her expression is what is such an eye-grabber to begin with! Bet you get lots of comments from people when you wear that new t-shirt!
P.S. Glad you had a great birthday - you deserve it! Hope the coming year is one of your best! #639776

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/9/2004 3:09:07 PM

Thank you Mary, for the nice comments on the photo and for the birthday wishes! I do get a lot of comments on that t-shirt! I wear it proudly!

da #639794

Casey A. Hanson 7/17/2004 12:35:25 AM

Yayyyyy! Congrats my dear! :0) #651429

Dominique Declerck 7/17/2004 12:57:55 AM

Adorable!!! Congratulations, Dale Ann!!! #651447

Ellen L. Zaslaw 7/17/2004 1:14:42 AM

Congrats Dale Ann ! #651464

Karen Engelbreth 7/17/2004 1:44:11 AM

Big congrats, Dale Ann! #651499

Susan T. Evans 7/17/2004 1:45:54 AM

Congrats Dale Ann on a well deserved finalists!!! Are you wearing your t-shirt!!! LOL! Love it! #651503

Mary K. Robison 7/17/2004 2:14:11 AM

YAAY, Dale Ann! This HAD to be here! CONGRATULATIONS, and good luck next level! #651588

ilana peled 7/17/2004 2:29:24 AM

Congratulations Dale Ann. #651641

Stanley J. Contrades 7/17/2004 2:40:55 AM

Nicely done, Dale Ann, and Congratulations!!!
Stan #651657

Kathleen Clemons 7/17/2004 2:52:33 AM

So cute! Congratulations to you, Dale Ann! #651678

Wally Orlowsky 7/17/2004 3:15:24 AM

Congratulations on this finalist, Dale Ann! #651718

Gail Vitikacs 7/17/2004 5:28:58 AM


Terry R. Hatfield 7/17/2004 5:33:35 AM

Congrats Dale Ann!! #652096

William C. Raco 7/17/2004 5:37:47 AM

She and the photo are gorgeous!!
Congratulations, and best of luck, Dale Ann

bill #652111

Sharon E. Lowe 7/17/2004 5:39:43 AM

Congrats Dale Ann!! #652120

Charlene Bayerle 7/17/2004 6:12:58 AM

Congratulations Dale Ann!!!! #652249

Darren K. Fisher 7/17/2004 6:16:26 AM

Congratulations Dale Ann, she is sooo cute. #652267

Karen Bacon 7/17/2004 6:25:14 AM

Congrats Dale on this lovely image! #652323

Cindy Cone 7/17/2004 6:30:44 AM

Congrats. Dale Ann! #652367

Paula Showen 7/17/2004 6:31:13 AM

Adorable, Dale Ann! Congratulations! #652371

Marie Fields 7/17/2004 6:42:07 AM

Wonderful image and perfect title! Congratulations, Dale Ann!!! #652468

Debra Booth 7/17/2004 6:51:30 AM

Congratulations, Dale Ann!! No surprise to see this on the Finalist page, though! Good luck!! #652530

Norman P. Banks 7/17/2004 7:01:59 AM


Norm ,:-) #652604

Jessica Hughes 7/17/2004 7:09:28 AM

I love this one! Congratulaions, Dale Ann! :) #652651

Nobu Nagase 7/17/2004 7:18:19 AM

Congratulations, Dale Ann!!!
Great one with beautiful eyes!!! #652695

Kasia Elser 7/17/2004 7:26:57 AM

Great shot - congrats! She is beautiful! #652743

Julie Abston 7/17/2004 7:28:29 AM

Congratulations, Dale Ann! This is a beautiful image!!!! #652753

Jennifer Rennison 7/17/2004 7:32:13 AM

Congratulations, Dale Ann! #652779

Leonard Pierce 7/17/2004 7:33:40 AM

Congratulations Dale Ann!!!

Dan Holm 7/17/2004 9:07:00 AM

Congratulations, Dale Ann! Very well deserved! #653273

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/17/2004 9:16:37 AM

Thank you all for your wonderful congratulations! I appreciate it! Congrats to all the other finalists as well! #653291

Nancy Grace Chen 7/17/2004 10:21:06 AM

Love innocent expression here, Dale Ann. Congratulations on your finalist!!

Nancy #653413

Murry Grigsby 7/17/2004 12:06:52 PM

Congrats and good luck with this precious portrait Dale Ann!! #653643

Ed Heaton 7/17/2004 12:59:01 PM

Congrats Dale Ann... #653803

Carolyn M. Fletcher 7/17/2004 1:04:47 PM

Congrats, girl!! Good going! #653825

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/17/2004 3:59:14 PM

Thanks so much y'all! #654287

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 7/17/2004 4:29:53 PM

Great portrait Dale Ann!! I am very proud of you and your work. Keep it up!! #654330

Susan T. Parady 7/17/2004 4:35:39 PM

Congrats Dale Ann! #654339

Janet Detota 7/17/2004 6:48:00 PM

Congratulations and Happy Belated Birthday, Dale Ann!! #654719

Colette M. Metcalf 7/17/2004 6:50:14 PM

Congratulations Dale Ann!!! #654722

Deborah Sandidge 7/17/2004 7:12:43 PM

What a sweetheart, beautiful Dale Ann, congratulations to you!! Hugs!! #654806

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/17/2004 8:05:12 PM

Thanks Donna, Susie, Janet, Colette & Deborah for those nice congrats! #655051

Amanda E. Radovic 7/17/2004 8:19:32 PM

Congratulations!!! The others have said it all before me! #655100

Julie Turner 7/17/2004 8:35:05 PM

Congratulations Dale Ann and good luck! #655137

Michael Brown 7/17/2004 8:54:35 PM

This is one wonderful shot of one beautiful little lady Dale!
The in close, in your face type shot really works well here, the effects are excellent, and of course the twinkle in her eyes is simply icing!

Congrats Dale! #655168

Rob Friedman 7/18/2004 6:47:19 AM

Congrats Dale Ann on this excellent shot and good luck! #655645

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/18/2004 7:31:48 AM

Thanks so much Amanda, Julie, Mike & Rob for your wonderful remarks! #655692

Claudia Kuhn 7/18/2004 8:07:49 AM

Congrats Dale Ann! #655781

Dolores Neilson 7/18/2004 8:43:58 AM

Many congratulations, Dale Ann! #655896

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/18/2004 11:50:26 AM

Thank you Claudia and Dolores for your nice congratulations! #656134

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 7/18/2004 1:39:04 PM

Nice shot, Dale Ann!
Congratulations and the best of luck!

Many regards

Stephen Zacker 7/18/2004 2:46:20 PM

Congratulations Dale Ann! #656293

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/18/2004 3:21:28 PM

Thank you Linnea and Stephen! #656382

Angela K. Wittmer 7/19/2004 8:41:21 AM

Congrats Dale!

Angie :) #658290

Kelly Abernathy 7/19/2004 9:27:58 AM

Woo-Hoo! Such a well-deserved finalist Dale Ann! Beautiful shot of a beautiful little girl! Talk to you soon -K #658400

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/19/2004 10:37:19 AM

Thank you Angela and K! #658576

Robin L. Wehrman 7/19/2004 12:24:23 PM

Hi Dale Ann! Congratulations on your finalist!! Well deserved!! #658748

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/19/2004 12:41:12 PM

Thanks so much Robin! #658795

Janice Forrest 7/20/2004 6:30:43 AM

Well done! Congratulations. #660337

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/20/2004 7:55:38 AM

Thanks so much Janice! #660544

Andre Marhaug 7/21/2004 4:22:19 AM

Congrats, Dale Ann!. A really nice result from a blury picture (you are a true problem solver). Cute and adorable little girl, too :-) #662033

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/21/2004 10:12:47 AM

Thank you very much Andre, I appreciate you taking time to comment! #662779

Carol Engstrom 7/22/2004 12:27:29 PM

Congrats on your finalist picture--very nice. And a belated happy birthday too! #664679

Dale Ann Cubbage 7/22/2004 12:31:24 PM

Thank you Carol, so sweet of you! #664684

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F2.8, 200 ISO, shutter @ 1/60. This one was a little blurry, so I used watercolor and sum-ie filters to create a painting effect. I love what it did to her eyes. Also, it has a crackle texture on it. I made myself a t-shirt out of this one!

Uploaded on 6/30/2004 8:05:56 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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