Ruth Denton 10/26/2002 5:42:54 PM

Shelley, this is a great shot! I love it. #11653

Donna Thomas

This is such a clear up in your face shot! I love it! The colors are wonderful!

~Donna #19409

Tess Campbell

...a blue ribbon winner if I ever saw one :o) #19421

Shelley Sanders

Thanks for your comments everyone! Tess you are too funny! BetterPhoto community, this photo of mine was copied off of another photo contest site, no right click protection there, and another person entered it into a county fair. It won a blue ribbon, but I received no credit. Tess recognized the photo when she visited the fair and contacted me about it. Having no positive outcome from this matter, I have limited my photo sharing sites to BetterPhoto.com, BestFoto.com. These are the only two photo sites that I know of that have right click protection for photographers' works. Taking that extra step to protect our copyright means alot to me. Nothing is fail proof I know, but I feel less vulnerable at these sites. #19424

Maxine Snyder

What a shame, Shelley that you didn't get the credit for it! This really is a terrific shot....and yes, it DOES look like he's smiling! Looks like he should be on the cover of some children's book...The Happy Fishie or something! Great job! #19433

Carolyn M. Fletcher

It's a great shot, Shelley!! You should say what site it was, so we can all avoid such things! #19451

Kathleen Clemons

This is really cute, Shelley. :) #19473

Carole Lydon

A really great photo Shelley. Sorry to hear about the "other site" problems. Keep on snapping............... #19521

Lianne E. Cook

sorry that someone stole from you, such a shame, the creep! This is fabulous I absolutely love that smile, sure makes it look harmless :o) #19640

Gregory K. Peterson

After you mentioned the right-click protection, I tried it and it wasn't protected. #19651

Shelley Sanders

That's strange Gregory. When I view my photo full size and right click, a message comes up that you should contact the site about all articles and photos. You don't receive the usual right click choices, such as copy, paste, etc. #19653

Shelley Sanders

Aha, I think you right clicked the small version of the photo. #19654

Carolyn M. Fletcher

Congrats, Shelley!! #22500

Kathleen Clemons

Congrats on getting your OWN well-deserved win with this great shot. :) #22503

Heather K. McFarland

Way to go Shelley! A most deserved win! #22518

Tess Campbell

knew this was a winner...... :o) #22629

Lianne E. Cook

yay! #22657

Ruth Denton

I knew this was a winner! Congratulations to you Shelley!!!!! #22688

Cathy M. Gromball

Congratulations Shelley! I missed some great photos in the month of October, and this was one of them. Awesome shot!

Cathy :) #22692

Shelley Sanders

Thanks so much everyone! This little guy has since been relocated to another aquarium, larger but not as well lit. His iridescent eyes are not all aglow anymore and he almost looks colorless. I was lucky to get the shot when I did, but even with him not being as colorful, I still go and take a peek every time just to see that little goofy guy with his smile and big eyes. #22811

June Marie Sobrito

Congratulations! Adoreable shot. #22883

Shirley D. Cross-Taylor

Congratulations, Shelley! It does really look like it's smiling. Great sharpness and color. #23055

Dolores Neilson

Woo hooo Shelley girl!! You did it again!! Another win with this cutie!! I am soooo happy for you!! Do you believe this has been the first chance I have had to get my butt over here since winners were announced? Arrrgh! You go Girl!! #23273

Linda Slater

Wow great one Shelley, Congrats on your win. #23521

Laura Clay-Ballard 5/17/2005 5:22:07 AM

Incredible Image! Simply incredible! #1360529

Amanda Price 9/17/2005 2:33:26 PM

lol! How cute! Congrats on your win! #1849336

Ginger Riddle 10/8/2005 12:39:10 PM

What kind of lighting was used in his aquarium? #1930512

Keith L. Clayton 11/11/2005 12:57:11 PM

Unbelievable caprture!! So well done!! #2064161

Tony Wright 11/21/2005 8:53:45 AM

Colour,detail,and lighting are all superb.
Excellent shot....Well captured....

Tony. #2102003

Martie Last 8/20/2006 2:29:12 PM

This is a real Show Stoppper! #3189907

Courtney Jasinski 8/23/2007 8:05:04 AM

This is a great picture! I work for a call centre in canada and they use a program to launch applications called Portico and this exact picture is the log in picture for the program.

Laura E. Swan 10/16/2009 1:14:47 AM

Your smiling fish has sure made me smile!!!

I saw it on the BP winners circle area tonight and had to slow down to tell you how much I like it!!!



Christine Lobsinger 10/16/2009 4:29:20 AM

Thanks to my friend Laura above... I was directed to your smiley fish... and I am SMILING TOO... BIG TIME! THis guy has to be the best looking fish I've ever seen!!! Love the colours/clarity/his eyes/and huge smile..

Congrats to you Shelley on a well deserved WINNER!!!!

CHRISTINE #8042109

Jane E. Kirn 1/2/2010 7:12:26 AM

What a winner, and most amusing fish indeed. The color, the fun fish! Great stuff. #8263747

paul parent 6/10/2011 3:15:38 AM

Outstanding work ! #9453206

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