Happy Birthday Megan!!

© Sandra R. Alvey

Happy Birthday Megan!!

Teresa A. Burnett Student 1/18/2008 11:00:21 PM

Great capture Sandi!! Wonderful comp and dof!! Love the colors and lighting too!! #833677

Carolyn J. Connolly 1/19/2008 2:06:21 AM

This is a WONDERFUL birthday card for Megan, Sandi!! By the way, how old is she today? EXCELLENT perspective, details, selective focus, colours, lighting AND composition, my friend!! Phil and I wish you a WONDERFUL weekend - it's raining here!! :o) #5361652

Nadine A. Lewis 1/19/2008 4:57:31 AM

FANTASTIC POV, Sandra!!! AWESOME image!!! <>< #5361940

Rakesh Syal 1/19/2008 5:45:08 AM

Great capture Sandi!! Happy birhday Megan! #5362126

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/19/2008 6:40:05 AM

Super POV and Capture, Amy!!! Happy Birthday, Megan!!!! My daughtes b'day is the 22. :) Have a great day!! #5362369

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 1/19/2008 6:40:12 AM


Awesome POV Sandi!!! Super colors, s/f and DOF!!!! Wish I could be there for the party!!!
Mom/Grandma #5362370

Nina Shields 1/19/2008 7:12:37 AM

Sandi, this is a terrific shot; the color and DOF usage are amazing and the composition could not be any better; hope Megan's birthday is as wonderful as this image! #5362613

Tiia Vissak 1/19/2008 8:05:20 AM

great colors & pov! #5362871

Deb Koskovich 1/19/2008 8:43:07 AM

Sandi, wonderful POV!! Great color and clarity too! #5363011

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 1/19/2008 12:10:26 PM

Happy Birthday Megan!!!!
I Love you PoV...This could be anyone of us having fun!!!! #5363739

Jeana Clark 1/19/2008 2:34:59 PM

Fantastic POV!!
Fantastic details!!!

~J~ #5364173

Nikki McDonald 1/19/2008 6:49:29 PM

Great job on this unusual shot, Sandi, and a very happy birthday to you, Megan. #5364876

Sandra R. Alvey 1/19/2008 9:21:54 PM

Thank you Teresa, Carolyn, Nadine, Rakesh, Shelly, Mom, Nina, Tiia, Deb, Mel, and Jeana! I'm happy to report that she had a GREAT Birthday Party, all her friends showed up, and she got lots of presents that she LOVED! She's all excited to be 7 years old! LOL! Thank you again everyone! #5365255

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 1/19/2008 10:48:23 PM

wow! very cool shot and POV, Sandi! love your sports photography as well! great job my friend! #5365389

Sandra R. Alvey 1/19/2008 10:55:00 PM

Thank you so much Nolax my sweet friend! *hugs* #5365401

David Phalen 1/20/2008 9:10:48 AM

Happy Birthday Megan! Tell your Mom that this photo is great. Love the color, shapes, light and POV. Very well done! #5366954

John Connolly 1/20/2008 2:26:47 PM

Great to hear you had a very Happy Birthday Megan, and this is an excellent image with an exceptional POV! #5368191

Sandra R. Alvey 1/20/2008 2:53:35 PM

Thank you so much David and John!! *hugs* #5368293

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 1/20/2008 5:08:06 PM

I guess I am late for the party, but Happy Birthday Megan!!!
Fantastic comp and capture Sandra!!! #5368748

Amber Blewett 1/20/2008 5:22:26 PM

HEY!!!! My Bday was last week too!This is a true photographers image...REALLY WELL SEEN...and presented. #5368820

Sam Britt 1/20/2008 5:32:30 PM

Great POV & image, Sandi. Happy Birthday, Megan! #5368859

Erika Haight 1/20/2008 8:33:34 PM

Excellent Sandra! I love the color and POV!!!! A+ erika #5369398

Sandra R. Alvey 1/20/2008 9:04:16 PM

Thank you so much Peaches, Amber, Sam, and Erika! I really appreciate your kind words!! #5369483

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 1/20/2008 10:09:46 PM

What a fun capture with great design elements! #5369670

Sandra R. Alvey 1/20/2008 10:12:40 PM

Thank you so much Donna! I appreciate you stopping by! #5369681

Su Sana E. P 1/20/2008 10:55:00 PM

Oh I missed it by a two days.... Alright Megan, here I'm, ready to give you a bear hug and a elephant kiss (don't ask me if I've seen elephants kissing)(LOL) Sweetie, hope you've had a great day with your friends and family. #5369795

Steven E. Ray 1/20/2008 11:00:28 PM

Hey... this is cool! Skechers is a great shoe maker is my first thought after reading the soles. Neat composition and colors captured! #5369819

Peter Appelbaum 1/21/2008 6:08:48 AM

Cool pov, Sandi. Very creative. Peter #5371194

Mitch Spence 1/21/2008 8:44:29 AM

Another really great and creative POV, Sandi. #5371845

Lisa J. Boulden 1/21/2008 9:40:51 AM

Fabulous POV, comp, and color.
Hope she had a great B-Day!
--Lisa #5372073

Melissa A. McDonald 1/21/2008 10:16:06 AM

Awesome image... totally love the POV. Great Job!!! #5372260

Sandra R. Alvey 1/21/2008 3:49:34 PM

Thank you SuSana, Steven, Peter, Mitch, Lisa, and Melissa! I appreciate you kind words! #5373591

Judy V. Kennamer 1/22/2008 7:18:37 PM

Too cute Sandi! I love the POV! #5379167

Ken Smith 1/22/2008 7:29:03 PM

Whoaaaa baby!! THis is really good, Sandi....Wow!! I hope we see this come finalist time!! #5379221

Sandra R. Alvey 1/22/2008 8:07:55 PM

Thank you so much Judy and Ken!! *hugs*

Ken keep your fingers crossed for me please? LOL! #5379423

Nikki McDonald 1/23/2008 2:56:45 AM

Great job here, Sandi! It's on its way. Congrats on the EP! #5380351

Sandra R. Alvey 1/23/2008 11:33:22 AM

Thank you SO much Nikki! I'm so happy you liked it! *hugs*

JO ANN CLEVELAND 1/23/2008 6:20:21 PM

Cool! Great pov!

jo ann c #5383985

Rosemary Buffoni 1/23/2008 6:43:40 PM

Creative, great pov and dof!
Ro #5384079

Sandra R. Alvey 1/23/2008 8:53:43 PM

Thank you so much Jo Ann and Ro!! I really appreciate you stopping in and leaving such wonderful comments! #5384581

virafoto - 1/24/2008 6:09:18 AM

I imagine that nobody has same picture.
Very creative. Very beautiful.
Very original.
Many congratulations!

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Sandra R. Alvey 1/24/2008 6:19:48 AM

Thank you so much Virafoto! I'm very happy that you liked it! #5386384

Candice C. Calhoun 1/26/2008 4:40:38 PM

Awesome photo, Sandi, congrats on all your EP's for this sensational series! Way to go!

ccc #5401016

Sandra R. Alvey 1/26/2008 7:36:40 PM

Thank you so much C3 honey! I do appreciate your support! *hugs*

Hope your having a wonderful day! #5401807

Steve M. Harrington 1/29/2008 5:14:01 PM

A remarkable perspective, Sandi. I like it!
Steve #5415303

Sandra R. Alvey 1/29/2008 7:39:29 PM

Thank you so much Steve! I'm happy you liked it! #5415858

Roger Fry 2/7/2008 4:23:38 AM

Fabulous ! #5457106

Sandra R. Alvey 2/7/2008 5:32:21 AM

Thank you Roger!!! #5457583

Ken Smith 2/22/2008 1:50:48 PM

I sure hope we see this one again!! #5532702

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 2/22/2008 2:32:19 PM

YES KEN!!!!! We are seeing it again!!!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!! Megan is going to love seeing this too!!!! WTG, Kiddo!!!!!!! LOVE it!!!!!
(ohoh...what's Jo Ann going to say about the snakes?)LOL LOL LOL #5532929

Lisa J. Boulden 2/22/2008 2:37:00 PM

WTG, Sandi!!!
Congrats on this wonderful finalist!
--Lisa♥ #5532971

Nikki McDonald 2/22/2008 2:54:11 PM

You go, Sandi--and Ken, too! GREAT EYES! Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round, my dear. #5533173

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 2/22/2008 3:32:23 PM

Your on a roll girl!!!
BIG Congrats on your beautiful finalist!!!
Best of luck in the next round!!! #5533641

Crystal L. Craig 2/22/2008 5:13:39 PM

Wahoooo Sandi! Congrats congrats! So glad to see this one make finalist! #5534564

Joan Powell 2/22/2008 5:57:23 PM

Congrats and good luck ! #5534958

Sandra R. Alvey 2/22/2008 6:09:23 PM

I'm speechless!! Thank you everyone for your wonderful well wishes! I'm so excited, and let me tell you, I have a very excited 7 year old named Megan as well! LOL! Thank you again everyone, and Thank You Ken for crossing your fingers for me. LOL! #5535043

Jim Baines 2/22/2008 6:09:40 PM

Another hardy and heart-felt congratulations on another superb Finalist, Sandra! YOU are on a roll!! #5535048

Cassie L. Woodlee 2/22/2008 6:24:18 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this wondeful finalist Sandra!!!!!!!! #5535181

Barbara Waldoch 2/22/2008 7:07:43 PM

WTG, Sandi! #5535485

Su Sana E. P 2/22/2008 7:20:51 PM

Congratulations on this sweet Finalist, Sandi!! #5535613

Silvana Stanzer 2/22/2008 9:11:53 PM

Sandi, Congratulation on your very cool finalist ! #5536451

Mihai Matei 2/22/2008 9:17:17 PM

Congrats on this beautiful finalist photo,Sandra!!GL in the next round!:) #5536472

Sandra R. Alvey 2/22/2008 10:25:24 PM

Thank you so much guys, I truly appreciate you all! *hugs* #5536702

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 2/22/2008 10:34:32 PM

Happy All Around!!
Congratulations Sandi!!!!
Woooo Hooo!!!!! #5536733

Stefania Barbier 2/22/2008 11:48:33 PM

WTG Sandi, congrats!!!!!!!! #5536905

Lynne Morris 2/23/2008 1:32:57 AM

WTG Sandi, this is a fantastic finalist, huge congratulations. #5537201

Ron Roberts 2/23/2008 2:51:44 AM


Deb Koskovich 2/23/2008 4:20:12 AM

What a great month for you, Sandi! Congrats! #5537631

Sam Britt 2/23/2008 5:25:24 AM

Wow, another one! Congratulations again, Sandi! #5537929

Patrick Rouzes 2/23/2008 7:08:05 AM

ANOTHER ONE little sister!!!!!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5538510

Jeana Clark 2/23/2008 9:01:47 AM

Fantastic Sandi!!!

~J~ #5539294

Sandra R. Alvey 2/23/2008 10:22:25 AM

You guys are just so sweet! I've got to say that I'm pretty excited and honored! I really appreciate your support and wonderful well wishes!! THANK YOU ALL!! #5539778

Ken Smith 2/23/2008 11:10:04 AM

A great day for mom and daughter, and grandmom! Congrats, Sandi!! #5540018

RC Fritz 2/23/2008 1:24:37 PM

Fantastic POV, Sandra. Well composed! Congrats! #5540591

Sandra R. Alvey 2/23/2008 1:35:11 PM

Ken and RC Thank you both for your wonderful comments! I truly appreciate them! #5540622

Bill Wyatt 2/23/2008 3:03:42 PM

Excellent work Congratulations Sandi! #5540905

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 2/23/2008 5:19:42 PM

Sandi, Sandi!! wow your on a roll, lady!! BIG CONGRATS on this one, and I hope it gets a gold!! WTG my friend! #5541321

Sandra R. Alvey 2/23/2008 5:56:22 PM

Thank you so much guys! I am so honored to be included in the selections this month, I can't believe I've been included in with all the wonderful photographers here at BP! I'm still just so blown away! Thank you both again! #5541427

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/23/2008 6:31:58 PM

So cute and original Sandi!! Congratulations on a great finalist! #5541590

Sandra R. Alvey 2/23/2008 10:36:40 PM

Thank you so much Donna hon! I truly appreciate it! *hugs* #5542310

Kathy Reeves 2/24/2008 5:23:38 AM

Awesome finailist Sandi!! Congratulations! #5543111

Teresa A. Burnett 2/25/2008 9:17:54 PM

Huge congratulations on all your wonderful finalists Sandi!! You did good girl!! Best of luck in the next round!! #5552069

Sandra R. Alvey 2/26/2008 5:06:21 PM

Thank you so much Kathy and Teresa!! I am so happy you liked this image! Thanks for the well wishes! #5557827

Carolyn J. Connolly 2/26/2008 6:25:17 PM

Sincere CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist recognition for this image...AND for the other three Finalist awards you received as well, Sandi!! V-E-R-Y well done indeed!! :o) #5558288

Carolyn J. Connolly 2/26/2008 6:49:25 PM

PS, Sandi - sorry I can't count properly!! I should have said, "AND for the other TWO Finalist awards you received as well" - LOL!! ;o) #5558418

Sandra R. Alvey 2/26/2008 7:37:38 PM

LOL Carolyn, I knew what you ment hon! Thank you so much!!! *hugs* #5558686

Laurie Daily 2/28/2008 12:49:36 PM

Another BIG Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Sandi!!!!!!!


Sandra R. Alvey 2/28/2008 8:58:19 PM

Thank you so much Laurie hon! I appreciate it so much! #5570254

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/5/2008 6:19:32 PM

Congratulations Sandi! You're on a roll girl!

jo ann c. #5598198

Sandra R. Alvey 3/5/2008 6:45:57 PM

Jo Ann honey!! Thank you so much my sweet friend!! #5598340

Crystal L. Craig 3/15/2008 6:33:39 PM

You know Sandi, this one really is brilliant! I just had to come back and visit it ... I love the pov, the colour, the lines, the message ... such a happy, unique, wonderful portrait!! #5647420

Sandra R. Alvey 3/15/2008 8:24:04 PM

Crystal you are so sweet to say so! I truly appreciate your wonderful comment! I think this is my favorite image of Megan. :D *hugs* #5647691

Reynaldo D. Reyes 4/4/2008 2:06:11 PM

I missed this one, but congratulations just the same. Awesome! #5745003

Sandra R. Alvey 4/4/2008 8:53:11 PM

Thank you so much Reynaldo!! *hugs*


Shelly A. Van Camp 6/2/2008 1:26:19 PM

Sorry I am so late in saying congrats....this is such a cool image.....Well done, my friend! #6009613

David Phalen 6/2/2008 2:04:24 PM

Happy Birthday Megan!! Better late than never. Hope it was a great one!!

Easy to see why this shot was a Finalist!! #6009772

eileen bedford 6/10/2008 7:58:52 AM

Congrats on the finalists, missed it this time, was in the midst of a move. #6042838

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Yep, it's her 7 year old Birthday today. I hope she has this much fun at her party! LOL!


Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 8000/1000000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, auto mode, ISO: 125,125, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A100

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