Vikram Jamwal 9/29/2007 7:49:32 PM

Lovely picture Nolax! The composition of the dog resting under a truck tyre - and the tones of the whole picture are superb! #750137

Robin R. 9/29/2007 9:38:42 PM

Nice image. #4863119

Marta J. Baldwin 9/29/2007 10:10:30 PM

Wonderful capture of the emotion in this dog's eyes Nolax! Beautiful lighting and clarity. Great shot! #4863182

Sinta D W Plock 9/29/2007 10:17:09 PM

LOVE the tones,clarity,lighting and expression.
Well done Nolax ! #4863196

Marijana Fajgl 9/30/2007 12:08:16 AM

What a lovely image! Wonderful composition and light. #4863409

Su Sana E. P 9/30/2007 12:13:32 AM

Tones and expression are just great, Nolax!! Bet we see this again. #4863422

Bill Wyatt 9/30/2007 3:55:48 AM

I like the light, shadows and effects, Nolax! #4863603

Sandra R. Alvey 9/30/2007 9:37:03 AM

FANTASTIC Capture Nolax! This is just wonderful! The effects are just amazing!

Sandi #4864620

Patrick Rouzes 9/30/2007 4:35:23 PM

Beautiful lighitng, detail, tones & comp !!! Outstanding work on this one, Nolax!!! #4866213

Christopher G. Jamison 10/1/2007 5:35:39 AM

wow...this is FANTASTIC! amazing lighting and detail. AWESOME textures and b/w tones! I believe we will be seeing this one again! ;)

GREAT job! #4868431

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 10/1/2007 6:37:08 AM

thanks so much VIKRAM, ROBIN, MARTA, SINTA, MARIJANA, SuSana, BILL, SANDI, PATRICK & CHRISTOPHER for your wonderful and encouraging comments, really made my day :)))) #4868772

Emily E. Bem 10/1/2007 7:28:44 PM


Holy Crap, Nolax....talk about stepping it up a notch! :) #4871389

Avril Young 10/2/2007 12:14:28 AM

wowsers excellent shot....love the lighting and your effects....
(love the quote too) #4871839

Jennifer L. Alder 10/2/2007 2:12:01 AM

WINNER!!!!!!!!!!! :) #4872070

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 10/2/2007 2:28:23 AM

really??? LOL!! thank you guys, your comments keep me going :)) #4872090

Cassie L. Woodlee 10/2/2007 6:32:23 PM

I love this Nolax, the comp, tones and effects are outstanding!!!!!!! #4875418

Elaine A. Game 10/2/2007 10:18:06 PM

Love the dappled light effect on this, brings out the texture of the dog to perfection.. winner I think as well... #4876034

Elaine A. Game 10/2/2007 10:18:07 PM

Love the dappled light effect on this, brings out the texture of the dog to perfection.. winner I think as well... #4876035

Aljun Alba Gayo 10/3/2007 9:19:55 AM

kuyawa gyud oi maayoha gyud..!!! dili ma bang2 hehehe... patudlo nya ko tol ha? #4877956

Lynne Morris 10/3/2007 9:28:41 AM

Wow this is a fantastic image Nolax, the tones and details are excellent. #4877974

Cyn Valentine 10/3/2007 9:30:17 AM

This is great image..awesome light and effects..very well done! #4877979

Ryann N. Garcia 10/3/2007 1:35:28 PM

please show the answers too hehe , mabuhay hehe ayos #4878686

Debra R. Harder 10/6/2007 8:53:29 PM

WOW, Nolax! This is AWESOME! Your tones, composition and lighting are EXCELLENT! Deb #4891748

Datha Y. Thompson 10/6/2007 9:14:28 PM

Excellent work Nolax!! Beautiful light, shadows, tones, comp... I too believe this is a WINNER :0) Good Luck #4891816

Melissa McCabe 10/6/2007 10:41:52 PM

This is fantastic!! -mm #4891929

Danielle Fuller 10/7/2007 2:06:19 PM

Nolax...another great job. Love the use of light here! This guy looks like an old soul! #4894304

Karen Slagle 10/7/2007 7:15:14 PM

This is a stunner, Nolax. Your work is over the top... #4895221

Melissa G. Meiselman 10/8/2007 9:38:48 AM

This is an outstanding photograph, with fine detail and terrific conversion into the black and white sepia tones! Nolax, this subject in this image certainly brings up all sorts of questions! #4898249

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 10/8/2007 10:19:02 AM

THANKS A LOT GUYS!! really appreciate your comments, brings smile for sure. #4898411

Bruno Ceradelli 10/9/2007 12:39:36 AM

I think with Jannifer: winner! The dog expression is amazing. Bruno #4901272

Daniella Puente 10/9/2007 7:39:27 PM

Absolutely wonderful in every sense...so much feeling about the dog, about the wonderful words going with the photo...technically the composition and the tone as the moment you capture coudnīt been better...just AWESOME!!!! congrats :) #4905053

Evy Johansen 10/11/2007 7:58:01 PM

Wow... I like this one, Nolax!! Beautiful image! And very dramatic!! #4914337

Cindy Bendush 10/11/2007 9:06:24 PM

Hi Nolax - This has got to be a winner! The tones, expression and lighting capture a story that is pure magic -- Very well done! :-) #4914572

Susan T. Evans 10/12/2007 9:29:09 PM

Awesome shot Nolax, I think we will see this one again, it is awesome!!! #4918577

Chastity Abbott 10/14/2007 12:55:25 PM

I agree with everyone....top knotch work!! Love it! Hope we see it again! #4924553

Judy A. Lawhon 10/15/2007 7:30:33 AM

This is fantastic, Nolax....I'm sure we will see this one in the finals. The dog's expression is wonderful...well done!! #4928293

Emily E. Bem 10/16/2007 4:40:32 PM

I just wanted to say congrats ahead of time on this baby!!! PHENOMINAL! I'm rooting for first place!!!!! #4935686

Imar De Waard 10/17/2007 4:43:30 AM

Hi Nolax,

This is GREAT!! This is :) a winner!!
Imar #4938142

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 10/17/2007 4:50:51 AM

thanks a ton guys for the wonderful and encouraging comments! i'm so happy you appreciate this image. :) #4938175

Judith G. Secco 10/19/2007 6:52:41 AM

This is wonderful!!Good luck with it. #4948307

Sherry S. Boles 10/22/2007 10:24:13 PM

Outstanding image! Great treatment and clarity! #4964424

Michelle Alton 10/24/2007 10:36:07 AM

As a lover of fine photography and of all dogs, this photo really grabs me( and lots of others, from all the great comments). Thanks for your compliment on my "Fat Geese" pic. Also love the quote.
Michelle #4972479

cheryl m. phillips 10/24/2007 8:06:07 PM

Congrats Nolax!
This is just amazing all the way around!
~cheryl #4974259

Jennifer L. Alder 10/24/2007 8:10:10 PM

THIS IS a winner my friend-- congrats on finalist!! :) #4974309

Laurence Saliba 10/24/2007 8:11:06 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this fantastic finalist Nolax!!!! #4974321

Emily E. Bem 10/24/2007 8:32:34 PM

Good luck in the next round!!!! The judges were SMART to pick this! :))))

CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4974569

Joan Powell 10/24/2007 9:22:03 PM

Congrats !! #4975231

Hector Contreras 10/24/2007 9:35:39 PM

Congratulations on this stunning finalist Nolax
Heco #4975349

Cindy Bendush 10/24/2007 9:38:44 PM

No questions here! Terrific finalist Nolax - congratulations! #4975383

Colleen Farrell 10/24/2007 9:44:20 PM

Absolutely beautiful, Nolax--just perfect in every way! Big congratulations on a most well-deserved finalist!! #4975439

Su Sana E. P 10/24/2007 10:34:09 PM

Nolax, Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist!! Now go find this dog and treat him well. #4975823

Carlos Malvas 10/24/2007 11:31:27 PM

Congrats, Nolax. For me this is the winner. #4976016

Aljun Alba Gayo 10/24/2007 11:36:46 PM

grand master!!!! dili na ma bang2 oi congrats tol.! #4976025

Debra R. Harder 10/24/2007 11:38:51 PM

WTG, Nolax! BIG CONGRATS on this well-deserved finalist! I see this one going all the way! Deb #4976028

Marijana Fajgl 10/25/2007 12:12:36 AM

Big congratulations, Nolax on your wonderful finalist! So glad to see it again! #4976177

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 10/25/2007 12:13:46 AM

WOW! thanks so much my dear friends, I really appreciate your comments! this image is extra special to me since this is my first finalist! LOL!! feels great!! :) congrats to all finalist as well! God bless us all on the next round! :) #4976186

Bruno Ceradelli 10/25/2007 12:18:41 AM

Super Nolax...Congratulations!!! **B** #4976207

Laurie Daily 10/25/2007 3:34:29 AM

What a great image! Congratulations Nolax on this fantastic finalist!!! #4976746

Susie Peek-Swint 10/25/2007 4:12:17 AM

Love this shot Nolax ~ great capture in the eyes and excellent tones .. congrats on your finalist! #4976967

Shannon D. Miller 10/25/2007 4:14:47 AM

WOW!!! This is Gorgeous! Congrats Nolax! Shannon~ #4976982

Joan Kocak 10/25/2007 4:18:59 AM

Nolax i'm so happy to see this one here....it deserves the gold, it's such a touching image.... #4977014

Cyn Valentine 10/25/2007 4:33:17 AM

Awesome..big congratulations Nolax!! #4977140

Anna Diederich 10/25/2007 5:40:22 AM

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist, Nolax! #4977615

Kathy L. Clark 10/25/2007 5:46:24 AM

Nolax this is so wonderful, congrats on a well deserved finalist. #4977657

Danielle Fuller 10/25/2007 5:48:06 AM

YAAAAYYYY!!! Nice job Nolax. Congrats. Good Luck in the next round! #4977669

Erin Appelbaum 10/25/2007 6:07:41 AM

Awesome shot Nolax. Congratulatios. Peter #4977858

Daniella Puente 10/25/2007 9:36:27 AM

GREAT finalist...I like it so much :))) #4979642

Gail Vitikacs 10/25/2007 9:36:43 AM

I sooooo love this...BIG Congratulations! #4979644

Erica Murphy 10/25/2007 9:38:55 AM

WOW, this is really gorgeous. The lighting and conversion add to the mood of this excellent finalist.

Erica #4979660

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/25/2007 11:08:09 AM

Great timing, expression and tones. Congratulations on a great finalist! #4980242

Stefania Barbier 10/25/2007 2:42:44 PM

congrats Nolax on this spectacular finalist!!!!!!! #4981329

Michelle L. Frick 10/25/2007 4:07:07 PM

Congratulations Nolax - this is exceptional!!! Good luck in the next round!! #4981890

Jeff Robinson 10/25/2007 5:06:22 PM

Congrats Nolax on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff #4982177

Sherry S. Boles 10/25/2007 8:56:50 PM

I'm so happy to see this as a finalist...Congrats, Nolax! #4983240

Wes Gubitz 10/26/2007 4:32:22 AM

I can only add my name to the list of those that admire this piece... Everything else has been said.
GREAT piece of art.
Congrats! #4984382

Karen Slagle 10/26/2007 5:37:10 AM

I'm not surprised at this making the finalist list, Nolax. Big congrats and good luck... #4984641

Kathy Reeves 10/26/2007 6:02:21 AM

Outstanding finalist!! Congratulations Nolax!! #4984802

Jeana Clark 10/26/2007 7:33:04 AM

Congratulations on this AWESOME and FANTASTIC finalist!!



~J~ #4985288

Angie Sidles 10/26/2007 8:06:02 AM

Oh I missed this gorgeous finalist Nolax! I LOVE this image and your description makes it even better! I would love to see this one go all the way! GL!! Nice work! #4985511

Jennifer L. Taranto 10/26/2007 8:37:40 AM

Congrats on this magnificent Finalist!!! #4985650

Sherry Sturgis 10/26/2007 10:56:25 AM

Many Congratulations on this marvelous finalist, Nolax!!! #4986141

Emily E. Bem 10/26/2007 2:21:49 PM

I told ya!


Wes Gubitz 10/26/2007 2:26:21 PM

Congrats! #4986807

Sandra R. Alvey 10/26/2007 2:34:30 PM

NOLAX MY FRIEND CONGRATULATIONS!!! I knew we'd be seeing this again. I'm so happy for you!! *hugs*


Michelle L. Frick 10/26/2007 2:36:09 PM

Congratulations on this WINNER Nolax! It belongs on a wall for SURE! #4986896

Cyn Valentine 10/26/2007 2:45:45 PM

Congratulations Nolax!!! #4986959

Jennifer L. Alder 10/26/2007 2:55:20 PM

NOLAX!! Woooooooo hooooooooooo
I knew I would see this with GOLD
Wonderful work, my friend!
:) #4987054

Gail Vitikacs 10/26/2007 2:56:59 PM

It could have easily been first place in my book!!! CONGRATULATIONS ON THIS BEAUTY! #4987068

John Connolly 10/26/2007 3:09:35 PM

Congratulations, Nolax! A well deserved winner! #4987164

Margaret R. Barry 10/26/2007 3:30:51 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Nolax! #4987254

Joan Powell 10/26/2007 3:56:42 PM

Congrats on your win !!!! #4987361

Erin Appelbaum 10/26/2007 4:03:40 PM

I knew this was a winner, Nolax. Congratulations. Peter #4987402

Jeana Clark 10/26/2007 4:17:35 PM

Not suprised at all by this wonderful WIN!!

~J~ #4987483

Lorri Shank 10/26/2007 4:25:02 PM

Congratulations, Nolax! A great image which such mystery!

Debra R. Harder 10/26/2007 5:12:08 PM


Jessica Jenney 10/26/2007 5:21:58 PM

Congratulations, Nolax on your beautiful winner! #4987753

Su Sana E. P 10/26/2007 6:15:40 PM

Woo Hoo!!!!!!! Huge Congratulations on this outstanding Winner, Nolax!!! WTG Pinoy!! #4987931

Angie Sidles 10/26/2007 6:57:38 PM

Definately deserved that win! Congrats and beautiful work! #4988137

Joan Kocak 10/26/2007 7:06:08 PM

I am thrilled to see this here, I absolutely love this image Nolax, it has HEART and SOUL!!!! CONGRATS my friend! #4988201

Colleen Farrell 10/26/2007 7:07:33 PM

Big congratulations on your win, Nolax! #4988213

Hector Contreras 10/26/2007 7:13:02 PM

Hey amigo you did it , WTG Congrats
Heco #4988249

Karen Slagle 10/26/2007 7:21:51 PM

You did it. Big congrats on this winning image, Nolax. #4988304

Melissa McCabe 10/26/2007 7:30:45 PM

Congratulations, very well deserved!!! I love this image so much I had added it as a favorite twice by mistake! You're a talented artist!! -mm #4988332

Anna Diederich 10/26/2007 7:55:58 PM

Congrats, Nolax! #4988424

Carlos Malvas 10/26/2007 8:07:19 PM

Congratulations, Nolax. As I said before, for me is the absolute winner. #4988456

Ryann N. Garcia 10/26/2007 8:54:13 PM

buntangi congrats , first prize nalang tol ug grand prize heheh congrats #4988616

Aljun Alba Gayo 10/26/2007 8:57:31 PM

congrats tol!!!! grand master na gyud ka.. hehehe.. beliba na gyud nako oi. #4988619

Laurence Saliba 10/26/2007 9:36:33 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Nolax!!!! #4988710

Elaine A. Game 10/26/2007 9:49:35 PM

Very big Congratulations on your win with this beautiful work Nolax. I love all your work.. shows heart and soul in each and every one... .. Laney #4988753

Nadya Johnson 10/26/2007 11:29:05 PM

How did I miss this, earlier?? Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING winner, Nolax!! #4988883

Stefania Barbier 10/26/2007 11:37:32 PM


Chua Wee Boo 10/27/2007 12:21:57 AM

A BIG Congrats on this beautiful winner,Nolax! #4989011

Mary K. Robison 10/27/2007 12:46:33 AM

Superb capture!
CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Nolax! #4989069

Jeff Robinson 10/27/2007 4:32:27 AM

Congrats Nolax on your wonderful Win! Jeff #4989398

Laurie Daily 10/27/2007 4:37:55 AM

Congratulations to you, Nolax. What a great winner! #4989412

Kathy L. Clark 10/27/2007 6:26:03 AM

Nolax I just knew this beauty would win. Congratulations and well deserved. #4989991

Donna W. Neal 10/27/2007 6:26:39 AM

Congratulations on a well deserved Winner Nolax #4989995

Cassie L. Woodlee 10/27/2007 6:52:40 AM

A HUGE CONGRATS my friend!!!!!!!!!!! #4990165

Bruno Ceradelli 10/27/2007 6:53:44 AM

Congratulations dear Nolax! A perfect winner shot. **B** #4990175

Marijana Fajgl 10/27/2007 12:18:14 PM

Big congratulations, Nolax! #4991496

Linda Blair 10/27/2007 3:02:05 PM

Congratulations...Nolax..I knew this was a winner!!!!!! ☺ #4991960

Shannon D. Miller 10/27/2007 5:30:02 PM

Congratulations on your win Nolax, this is a winner for sure!! Shannon~ #4992402

Erica Murphy 10/27/2007 8:22:49 PM

BIG CONGRATS on this photo that I LOVE!! So glad the to see it honored.


Susan T. Evans 10/27/2007 9:57:56 PM

Congrats Nolax on this awesome winner!!! #4993008

Heather L. Haderly 10/28/2007 9:00:53 AM

Perfection Nolax!!! #4994683

Dominick M. Dimacale 10/28/2007 9:07:00 AM

Nolax, congratulation on your win!!!

Dominick #4994706

Jill Odice 10/28/2007 4:28:21 PM

Good job! Congrats on your wonderful winner! #4996185

Bill Wyatt 10/28/2007 5:07:23 PM

Congratulations My friend on your winner!! #4996329

Ken Smith 10/28/2007 5:56:21 PM

A belated congrats to you...and the words for the description are right on! #4996476

Danielle Fuller 10/28/2007 6:06:43 PM

WoooHoooo! Nice job Nolax...Congrats on your Gold!!! Well deserved! #4996506

Wes Gubitz 10/28/2007 6:15:37 PM

Once again... Great work! #4996540

Marta J. Baldwin 10/28/2007 6:49:02 PM

Nice job Nolax!!! Congratulations on this wonderful winner!!! #4996671

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/28/2007 10:01:12 PM

Congratulations on your win!!! I'm happy to see this here Nolax!! #4997311

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 10/30/2007 5:37:13 AM

thanks so much my BP family! one of the best communities i've ever meet! :) #5004031

Vikram Jamwal 10/30/2007 7:18:14 AM

WoW Wonderful Nolax!!!!

I am very happy to see this one as the winner! Beautiful capture, and beautiful thought behind it!

Huge congratulations on this :-))) -vikram #5004520

Cynthia L. Deters 10/30/2007 8:29:12 AM

Congrats on the well deserved win! #5004803

Amanda Baker 11/3/2007 5:19:44 PM

Great photo! I love the composition and the lighting. Congratulations. #5024387

Judith G. Secco 11/9/2007 4:50:16 AM

congratulations! This is just a wonderful image!! Well deserved win, Nolax.
Judy #5048566

Erika Haight 11/13/2007 4:15:21 PM

Congrats Nolax ~ this is a great image!!! Well captured my friend! ~ erika #5069867

Stephen Zacker 11/15/2007 6:46:02 AM

Like the lighting and toning. Congratulations #5077201

Peggy J. Maguire 11/19/2007 3:38:03 AM

You have a fantastic gallery Nolax,I could have picked any of them!!! #5094588

Lena Lee 11/23/2007 8:18:59 PM

WOW, I think I lost all my words, GREAT Congrats (Little late)Just love your photos Nolax. #5115494

Maria Theresa A. Anyog 11/29/2007 10:15:50 AM

Simply magnificent...the dog's eyes really conveys so much emotion. #5147768

Michelle Alton 11/29/2007 12:02:18 PM

There just is no better pet portrait anywhere! NO wonder this was a winner, Nolax. Just superb.
Michelle #5148035

Joerg Schlagheck 1/26/2008 11:03:39 AM

Wow, Nolax! Just discovered this now, but what an amazing capture!! I agree with Michelle, but my head hurts just looking at this...:? #5400052

Brandi-Lee Cester 1/30/2008 2:26:57 AM

I just added this one to my favourites, I don't usually like animal shots but this one is so much more! The emotion in the dogs eyes added with your stunning treatment.....just wonderful!! Do you mind me asking what lens and settings you used for this shot? #5416618

Martie Last 5/9/2008 11:06:02 AM

This is an awesome dog portrait. The dog's expression. the b&w treatment, and your title would have been A, but you took it to A+ with the piece of the tire. That puts it over the top. #5905144

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