Frosty

Colleen Farrell Student 3/6/2008 7:38:47 PM

WINNER!!!! I get to be the first to say it. :D If this doesn't win at least 2nd place, I'll be shocked, Sam! Amazing work!! #871304

Sam Britt 3/6/2008 7:41:50 PM

Thanks Colleen! #5604014

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/6/2008 7:46:34 PM

Colleen hit the nail on the head with this one, Sam!!!!!! It's beyond any words I can come up with!!!!! ♫ k #5604029

Sam Britt 3/6/2008 7:48:33 PM

Thanks Kitty! #5604039

Su Sana E. P 3/6/2008 10:11:21 PM

High key works so well and those captivating eyes will have the judges with raised eyebrows for sure!!!!!! Good luck with this great entry, Sam!! #5604386

Cindy Bendush 3/6/2008 10:19:58 PM

Fabulous image and treatment Sam! Frosty's eyes are amazing! #5604416

Stefania Barbier 3/6/2008 11:21:45 PM

when I saw the photo I opened my eyes very wide, don't ask me why... as if imitating the cat's... this is just fantastic... WOW! #5604557

Margaret R. Barry 3/7/2008 1:18:03 AM

Just fantastic, Sam. A winner in my book! #5604783

Derek D. Dafoe 3/7/2008 2:31:06 AM

Great image Sam!! Really love the eyes against the white!! #5604910

Bill Wyatt 3/7/2008 3:38:10 AM

Very cool I love the eyes!! #5605172

Sam Britt 3/7/2008 3:54:56 AM

Thanks Susana, Cindy, Stefania, Margaret, Derek & Bill! #5605270

Carol Sawyer 3/7/2008 4:04:42 AM

Beautiful high key image, Sam! #5605342

Paul G Slate 3/7/2008 4:18:50 AM

Beautiful Image! Great Composition! Wonderful tones! Great Pov! fantastic job! #5605471

Cheryle J. Himes 3/7/2008 4:36:39 AM

Samantha this is incredible, wonderful job. #5605642

Dawn M. Schneider 3/7/2008 5:41:44 AM

this is really pretty, love the effects #5606061

Melissa Gurdus 3/7/2008 7:37:47 AM

Outstanding high key portrait of this white cat with those piercing green eyes, Sam!! #5606582

Kathy L. Clark 3/7/2008 7:58:42 AM

This is absolutely gorgeous Sam. Wonderful work here. A winner to me. #5606739

Elida Gutierrez 3/7/2008 8:18:44 AM

Wonderful effects!!! #5606881

Tammy Espino 3/7/2008 10:05:46 AM

Awesome!!!!! #5607295

Karen Engelbreth 3/7/2008 11:50:20 AM

Fantastic eyes and high key image, Sam! #5607716

Sam Britt 3/7/2008 1:38:22 PM

Thanks Carol, Paul, Cheryle, Dawn, Melissa, Kathy, Elida, Tammy & Karen! #5608100

Kathleen M. Rinker 3/7/2008 1:45:17 PM

Awesome Sam!!! #5608132

Sam Britt 3/7/2008 1:57:50 PM

Thanks Kathleen! #5608207

Nadya Johnson 3/7/2008 2:44:44 PM

Wow! "The eyes have it!" What a beauty, Sam! This is mesmerizing! #5608485

Ellen Hodges 3/7/2008 3:19:16 PM

Such a beautiful image. Fantastic!!! #5608581

Christian Rosito 3/7/2008 5:18:21 PM

AMAZING!!!!!! Winner to me #5608918

anonymous 3/7/2008 6:26:47 PM

I too think that this image is a WINNER! Outstanding work Sam! B- #5609150

Donna C. Arnold 3/7/2008 6:34:43 PM

Just amazing!!! #5609185

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 3/7/2008 7:18:59 PM

The eyes are penetrating, great effects and beautiful portrait Sam. Artistic and unique! #5609359

Patrick Rouzes 3/7/2008 7:30:46 PM

Captivating green amongst those white tones, Sam!!! Exceptional work here, my friend!!!
Expect this back!!! #5609397

Shelly A. Van Camp 3/7/2008 7:42:33 PM

Beautiful..love the eyes! #5609441

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 3/7/2008 8:00:54 PM

AWSOME capture Sam, the eyes are AMAZING!!! Beautiful kitty too.
Winner to me!!! #5609520

Teresa A. Burnett 3/7/2008 8:51:49 PM

This is awesome Sam!! Love the effects!! Goes in my favorites!! #5609659

Lisa J. Boulden 3/7/2008 10:04:04 PM

Super-spectacular, Sam!
Beautiful !
~Lisa #5609759

Melinda F. Schneider 3/7/2008 10:06:22 PM

Beautiful cat, Sam! Those eyes are piercing!! #5609765

Jennifer L. Alder 3/8/2008 2:41:14 AM

Very artistic! Those eyes are almost hypnotic, Sam--- cool work here! #5610379

Sam Britt 3/8/2008 4:59:40 AM

Thanks Nadya, Ellen, Christian, Barbara, Donna, Patrick, Shelly, Teresa, Lisa, Melinda & Jennifer! #5610749

Kristy A. Keene 3/8/2008 5:06:26 AM

WOW!!!! This is so going to win!!! #5610785

Candice C. Calhoun 3/8/2008 6:54:11 AM

WAY TO GO! You have a total winner here! Awesome photo, enhanced by a perfect crop and presentation! Wow, do I ever love this one!!!!! (I posted her dinner today, how funny)

ccc #5611211

Sam Britt 3/8/2008 11:06:36 AM

Thanks Kristy & Candice! #5612278

Susan Weisensel 3/8/2008 4:41:11 PM

WOW this is so wonderful, the eyes are beautiful, I sure hope you get a winner out of this one. #5613385

Janet McNeil 3/8/2008 4:55:48 PM

This is so "eye catching"!! I hope we see it as a winner!! Great work! #5613422

Sam Britt 3/8/2008 7:47:59 PM

Thanks Susan & Janet! #5613911

Leslie McLain 3/8/2008 8:49:21 PM

Amazing. #5614068

Amy Jackson 3/8/2008 8:56:48 PM

Wonderful image, Sam! The effects work well with this! #5614099

Sam Britt 3/9/2008 6:02:27 AM

Thanks Leslie & Amy! #5615085

Roxanne M. Bubar 3/9/2008 11:06:18 AM

WOW a WINNER.
Stunning portrait. #5616500

Debra K. Thomas 3/9/2008 11:10:27 AM

Outstanding............ #5616520

Sam Britt 3/9/2008 2:09:47 PM

Thanks Roxanne & Debra! #5617200

Judy A. Lawhon 3/9/2008 8:11:31 PM

Love the high key effect and those bright and beautiful green eyes, Sam!! #5618457

Sandra R. Alvey 3/9/2008 8:49:26 PM

I LOVE THIS PICTURE!!! Awesome Sam! High-key lighting and monochromatic whites, beautiful green eyes and hints of detail...It's Perfect!!! #5618589

Sam Britt 3/10/2008 7:51:14 AM

Thanks Judy & Sandy! #5620892

Arlene Krassner 3/10/2008 4:51:44 PM

Awesome eyes Sam.
I like the high key look. #5623422

Sam Britt 3/10/2008 5:30:29 PM

Thanks Arlene! #5623634

Carol Teal 3/10/2008 10:05:22 PM

Oh my Sam, this is STUNNING! I love it! I do hope we see this again! #5624628

Sam Britt 3/11/2008 3:52:55 AM

Thanks Carol! #5625667

hayden Cannon 3/11/2008 6:14:32 AM

Wow I know we will be seeing this beauty again fantastic capture Sam great colors, soft lighting, details and affects very nice photo! #5626478

Sam Britt 3/11/2008 11:11:12 AM

Thanks Hayden! #5627798

Dianna Murphy 3/11/2008 2:55:38 PM

Very cool. #5628772

Ken Jarvis 3/11/2008 4:06:58 PM

Great work, Samantha! #5629054

Sam Britt 3/11/2008 5:32:15 PM

Thanks Diana & Ken! #5629363

Laura L. Gonzales 3/11/2008 9:26:21 PM

WOW SAM!!!!! I have to agree with everybody, WINNER!!!!! Love the eyes, they really POP, and how the high key makes the image look soft! Good luck! Laura #5630221

Jessica Jenney 3/12/2008 6:11:34 AM

Stunning, Sam! Love the high key effect, the softness and those gorgeous green eyes! #5632090

Sam Britt 3/12/2008 5:34:17 PM

Thanks Laura Lee & Jessica! #5634390

Carolyn J. Connolly 3/13/2008 11:09:40 PM

WOW, Sam!! What a STUNNING high key image this is!! Your pets may not always be as cooperative as you might like when you are trying to photograph them, but Frosty outdid her/himself here!! ;o)

I can see that her/his GORGEOUS eyes have already captivated the judges enough for them to award an 'Editor's Pick' to this image...and I sincerely hope to see it again next month with AT LEAST a Second Place win awarded to it!! :o) #5640119

Sam Britt 3/14/2008 5:12:13 AM

Thanks Carolyn! #5641193

Laurie Daily 3/15/2008 2:04:20 PM

She's a real beauty, Sam...love those green eyes. Outstanding PS work! #5646603

Kaye Burazin 3/15/2008 2:39:28 PM

I could get lost in those beautiful eyes. What a superb sea of green. #5646745

Sam Britt 3/15/2008 8:42:02 PM

Thanks Laurie & Kaye! #5647741

Heather L. Haderly 3/16/2008 5:45:33 PM

LOVE this Sam!!!!!! #5650904

Sam Britt 3/16/2008 8:18:54 PM

Thanks Heather! #5651417

Michelle L. Frick 3/16/2008 8:49:03 PM

Oh yes, and you rock the animal portraits too! This is incredibly beautiful Sam! Frosty is a winner in my book! #5651480

Sam Britt 3/17/2008 7:43:56 PM

Thanks Michelle! #5655412

Sharon K. King 3/18/2008 5:54:38 AM

LOVE this Sam! #5657164

Sam Britt 3/18/2008 5:00:46 PM

Thanks Sharon! #5660156

Sue Marshall 3/19/2008 6:01:57 PM

Outstanding Sam those eyes are amazing!! :-) #5665182

Sam Britt 3/19/2008 8:10:56 PM

Thanks Sue! #5665715

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 3/27/2008 4:54:32 AM

What a gorgeous portrait of your beautiful cat, Sam. Wonderful work! #5704776

Sam Britt 3/27/2008 3:12:30 PM

Thanks Kirsten! #5707179

Steve M. Harrington 4/18/2008 9:42:19 PM

Beautiful work on this image, Sam.
Steve #5805855

Sam Britt 4/19/2008 8:21:05 AM

Thanks Steve! #5807233

Kathy L. Clark 4/21/2008 12:43:31 PM

Congrats Sam on your wonderful finalist. #5817005

Stefania Barbier 4/21/2008 2:21:59 PM

GORGEOUS FINALIST SAM, CONGRATS!!! #5817550

Bill Knaps 4/21/2008 2:30:03 PM

Sam I had missed this one. It is Beautiful. Congrats on the well deserved EP. Bill #5817621

Elida Gutierrez 4/21/2008 3:35:13 PM

Congratulations on your Finalist!!! #5818119

Tammy Espino 4/21/2008 3:38:37 PM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist!! :) #5818170

Tammy Espino 4/21/2008 3:38:37 PM

Congrats on a beautiful finalist!! :) #5818171

Jessica Jenney 4/21/2008 3:45:17 PM

Congratulations, Sam on your beautiful finalist! #5818262

Cyn D Valentine 4/21/2008 3:46:14 PM

Congratulations Sam!! #5818274

Daniella Puente 4/21/2008 3:54:14 PM

Congrats on this finalist Sam!!!!!! #5818418

anonymous 4/21/2008 3:57:13 PM

Congratulations Sam on your fabulous finalist! B- #5818455

Jennifer L. Alder 4/21/2008 4:09:27 PM

Congrats, Sam, on this wonderfully artistic finalist! #5818635

Deborah C. Lewinson 4/21/2008 4:13:10 PM

Frosty's a winner, Sam!

Congratulations on your finalist!
Debby #5818704

Amy Jackson 4/21/2008 4:14:21 PM

Congratulations, Sam!!!! #5818721

Margaret R. Barry 4/21/2008 4:22:17 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Sam! #5818870

Marina Moore 4/21/2008 4:45:02 PM

Congratulations Sam!!!! :) #5819204

Janet McNeil 4/21/2008 4:53:07 PM

Congratulations and good luck!! #5819313

Christian Rosito 4/21/2008 5:04:32 PM

Congratulations, I'm glad to see this one as a finalist, WTG!! #5819481

Barbara Waldoch 4/21/2008 5:06:02 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Sam! #5819501

Sam Britt 4/21/2008 5:06:57 PM

Thank you all! #5819516

Debra R. Harder 4/21/2008 5:56:32 PM

WOW, Samantha!! This is PRECIOUS!! Congratulations on this BEAUTIFUL finalist! Deb #5820229

Martha N. Church 4/21/2008 5:58:11 PM

WOW, those eyes! Congrats, Sam, on a very beautiful, captivating image. #5820246

Claudia Kuhn 4/21/2008 5:58:39 PM

Wonderful Sam, congrats! #5820252

Chris Ebben 4/21/2008 5:58:56 PM

Frosty sure is good looking, what beautiful eyes. Congratulations on your finalist=^..^= #5820257

Colleen Farrell 4/21/2008 6:18:38 PM

Woohooo!!! It's on its way to gold! :) Big congrats on a VERY well-deserved finalist, Sam! #5820460

Steve M. Harrington 4/21/2008 6:30:57 PM

Good on you, Sam! :)
Steve #5820582

Mike Perez 4/21/2008 6:49:36 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist, Sam! (FYI- I got my 6x11 Intuous tablet!) #5820804

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 4/21/2008 6:55:35 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOo
SO glad to see this one again Sam.
Big Congrats on your finalist, best of luck in the next round! #5820867

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/21/2008 7:01:37 PM

I love this!
Big congratulations on this lovely finalist Sam!

jo ann #5820949

Michelle L. Frick 4/21/2008 7:03:25 PM

I knew we would see this again! Beautiful finalist Sam! Good luck in the next round!! #5820970

Sheila D. Bottoms 4/21/2008 7:09:36 PM

Sam...what a wonderful job. BIG congrats to you. So proud of you. #5821044

Nadya Johnson 4/21/2008 7:09:48 PM

Congratulations on your very stunning finalist,Sam! #5821046

Holly Shao 4/21/2008 7:15:01 PM

Really wonderful work! Congratulations, Sam!!

Holly #5821104

Karen Slagle 4/21/2008 7:16:52 PM

Congrats Sam on this wonderful finalist... #5821121

Ellen Hodges 4/21/2008 7:34:58 PM

Congrats on a great image, Sam!!! #5821302

Cindy Bendush 4/21/2008 7:36:42 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Sam! #5821316

Joan Powell 4/21/2008 7:51:41 PM

Congrats on your excellent image ! #5821402

Nancy L. Green 4/21/2008 8:00:17 PM

WOW!!! Congratulations, this is awesome!! <>< #5821484

Robert Baer 4/21/2008 8:18:59 PM

wow what a neat image sam. congrats! #5821604

A P 4/21/2008 9:32:39 PM

Congratulations on being a finalist. Lovely capture #5821926

Arnie Horwitz 4/21/2008 9:36:53 PM

Congratulations on this great finalist, Sam! #5821940

Lisa J. Boulden 4/21/2008 9:49:55 PM

Huge congrats, Sam!
~Lisa #5821952

Eugenio Diaz 4/21/2008 10:11:35 PM

Congratulations on this great finalist"!!!!A Real Winner!!!! #5821990

Mary K. Robison 4/21/2008 10:58:35 PM

Gorgeous cat closeup, Sam, and a very well-deserved finalist!
CONGRATULATIONS! #5822069

Debbie Hartley 4/22/2008 4:19:29 AM

WOW awesome finalist Sam! Congratulations! #5823000

Laurence Saliba 4/22/2008 5:01:47 AM

Congratulations on this great finalist, Sam!!!! #5823293

Pat Gamwell 4/22/2008 5:23:54 AM

Incredible creation, Sam! Big congrats! #5823451

Anna Diederich 4/22/2008 5:30:02 AM

COngratulations, Sam!! #5823488

Anita N. Hogue 4/22/2008 5:53:23 AM

A big congratulations, Sam! #5823647

Girish Vaghela 4/22/2008 6:06:35 AM

BIG Congratulations on this great finalist, Sam!!!! #5823747

Eivor Kuchta 4/22/2008 6:16:24 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Sam! #5823814

Evy Johansen 4/22/2008 7:11:43 AM

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Sam!! #5824035

Kimi A. Phillips 4/22/2008 7:53:03 AM

AWESOME!!! Congrats, my friend! :) #5824295

Susan M. Smith 4/22/2008 8:37:30 AM

Beautiful work Sam! Congrats on your Finalist!! #5824556

Renee Doyle 4/22/2008 12:44:37 PM

Congratulations Sam on this beautiful finalist!! #5825719

Teresa A. Burnett 4/22/2008 3:12:43 PM

AWESOME!!! Huge congratulations Sam on this stunning finalist!! I thought we would see this one again!! Best of luck in the next round!! #5826264

Sam Britt 4/22/2008 7:04:23 PM

Thanks everyone! #5827227

Laurie Daily 4/23/2008 4:26:10 AM

Congrats, Sam...I always loved these beautiful green eyes! Best of luck in the next round...I say WINNER!!!! #5828724

Jeff W. Robinson 4/23/2008 5:48:56 AM

Congrats Sam on your excellent Finalist! Jeff #5829239

Teresa Norris 4/23/2008 6:33:43 AM

Sam, this is such an awesome image!!! Beautiful...congratulations on this wonderful finalist. #5829456

Karen Bacon 4/23/2008 7:42:47 AM

This is wonderful Sam! Congratulations! #5829873

James Reininger 4/23/2008 8:46:34 AM

Very cool. I like those big green eyes and the soft face. It draws you in. #5830109

Melissa Gurdus 4/23/2008 8:47:28 AM

Congratulations Sam on this fantastic finalist!! #5830111

Tiia Vissak 4/23/2008 9:14:58 AM

Congratulations! #5830246

Laura L. Gonzales 4/23/2008 9:21:06 PM

Way to go girl!!!!! WINNER, here we come!!!! Congratulations SAM!!!!!!!!!! Good luck! Laura #5832592

Deb Koskovich 4/24/2008 7:17:27 AM

Wow -- amazing full frame, love the soft whites. Congrats! #5834976

Leslie McLain 4/24/2008 11:11:34 AM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist (I love those eyes). Sorry I took so long to comment, but haven't had a chance to get through all the finalists yet. #5836025

Eloise & Eugene Gregory 4/24/2008 3:50:03 PM

Congrats Sam. Super shot. #5837381

Sue Marshall 4/25/2008 1:37:57 PM

Big congrats to you Sam on this awesome Finalist!!! WTG!! :-))
#5841279

Emile Abbott 4/25/2008 2:52:17 PM

Congratulations Sam on your finalist. #5841595

Cassie L. Woodlee 4/25/2008 6:17:45 PM

Congratulations Sam!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5842319

Sam Britt 4/25/2008 6:35:00 PM

Thanks everybody! #5842382

Aggie Villanueva 4/25/2008 7:02:56 PM

A big congrats on your captiviting prize. Literally! #5842542

Dawn M. Schneider 4/25/2008 7:34:27 PM

this is such a "wow" shot, I love the eyes and the softness, congrats on the finalist #5842679

Linda Blair 4/26/2008 3:35:30 PM

Gorgeous Sam....congratulations!!!!! ☺ #5845512

Patricia Ronan 4/28/2008 2:17:42 AM

Congrats on your finalist Sam:) beautiful image! #5851041

Cheryl E. Molennor 5/4/2008 8:28:52 AM

Please accept my late congratulations. Mycomputer has been down. #5882012

Carol Teal 5/12/2008 10:04:10 PM

Stunning eyes and cat portrait Sam! Frosty's name suits him purrfectly. Congrats on your finalist! #5915450

Sam Britt 5/15/2008 3:15:30 PM

Thanks Carol! Frosty's a girl - I know she looks like a boy with that full face. #5927795

Carol Sawyer 5/19/2008 11:45:32 AM

Congratulations on your finalists!!! #5943726

Lisa M. Throgmorton 5/19/2008 6:23:42 PM

Just gorgeous! #5947195

Sam Britt 5/27/2008 6:43:42 AM

Thanks Carol & Lisa! #5983036

Aimee c. Eisaman 5/30/2008 6:38:43 AM

A perfect title and name and I just love the effect! Congrats on your Finalist Sam! #5996698

Elizabeth A. Marker 7/7/2008 9:41:30 PM

Simply gorgeous!!!! #6152289

Jane E. Kirn 11/13/2008 7:31:01 AM

Your galley is STUNNING. Always enjoy your cat photos. This one is lovely... #6749936

Max Aureli 11/25/2008 8:40:16 AM

Amaze!!!! #6802613

Ellen Powell 1/18/2009 7:35:05 AM

Holy Toledo, Sam. I've just been looking around in your gallery and remember how much I love your work. Just dropped in here to say so. #7047256

Emile Abbott 4/9/2011 1:45:50 PM

Frosty is a beauty and so is this capture. Awesome work Sam #9342502

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My cat, Frosty.

High-key effects & color color enhancements done in Adobe CS3.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 64, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 72.00 mm, Model: DSC-H1

Uploaded on 3/6/2008 7:35:17 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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