The Spring Dance

© Susana Heide

The Spring Dance

Evy Johansen Student 3/22/2008 12:04:24 AM

Gorgeous image, Susana!! Wonderful theme image!! #883078

Lynne Morris 3/22/2008 12:18:07 AM

This is a beautiful image Susana, a perfect theme entry! #5675405

Dominick M. Dimacale 3/22/2008 5:31:38 AM

Right on for the MT, Susana.

Dominick #5675924

Louise K 3/25/2008 4:52:32 PM

So charming, Susana! I love the natural setting, the triangular composition and the way you have caught them each in mid-twirl. #5697684

Susana Heide 3/29/2008 9:40:08 AM

Your comments are greatly appreciated Evy, Lynne, Dominick and Louise!! Thank you! #5714554

Erin Tyler 4/21/2008 3:19:00 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #5817890

Alex T. Mizuno 4/21/2008 3:46:20 PM

I love this image! Congratulations on your Finalist!! #5818277

Allison Gaulin 4/21/2008 4:14:33 PM

Congratulations, Susana. I love your images- they are always as full of life as this one! #5818725

Elida Gutierrez 4/21/2008 4:24:48 PM

Ya perdi la cuenta.

Congratulations on your finalist!!! #5818928

Nikki McDonald 4/21/2008 4:36:40 PM

So fresh, Susana. Could not be better for the season. Congratulations on this lively finalist and best of luck in the next round. #5819110

Renee Doyle 4/21/2008 5:10:17 PM

Congratulations once again Susana!! #5819554

Debra R. Harder 4/21/2008 5:31:46 PM

Another AMAZING image, Susana! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist! Deb #5819870

Susan Fox 4/21/2008 5:47:01 PM

Another congrats Susana :-) #5820108

Evy Johansen 4/21/2008 7:45:44 PM

Big congratulations on another wonderful finalist, Susana!! #5821369

Datha Y. Thompson 4/21/2008 8:47:07 PM

I've ALWAYS Loved this Susana!!! So Beautiful and Special!!! CONGRATS Again :0) #5821773

Laurence Saliba 4/21/2008 8:51:12 PM

And this!!! A CLASSIC!!! Congrats Susana!!! #5821792

Susana Heide 4/21/2008 9:06:32 PM

Erin, Alex, Allison, Elida, Nikki, Renee, Debra, Susan, Evy, Datha and Laurence: You've all been so kind! Thanks so much!!! #5821859

Dr. Harmeet Singh 4/21/2008 9:23:37 PM

Heartiest congratulations.. #5821916

Nadya Johnson 4/21/2008 11:47:26 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Susana! #5822201

Katarina Mansson 4/22/2008 4:15:58 AM

This picture makes me happy. And seeing a finalist button on it as well. Congratulations! #5822973

Tiia Vissak 4/22/2008 10:53:08 AM

Congratulations! #5825076

Dr Silly 4/22/2008 11:02:54 AM

Now you can change the name to "The Finalist Dance". LOL Congratulations Susana. :O)
#5825136

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/22/2008 11:55:24 AM

Big Congratulations on this well deserved finalist!

jo ann c. #5825496

Laurie Daily 4/22/2008 2:10:38 PM

So beautiful! Congratulations on another outstanding finalist, Susana! #5826001

Corinne M. Thompson 4/22/2008 2:37:08 PM

Fabulous capture of the girls spring dance, congrats! #5826125

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/22/2008 11:00:03 PM

Such a beautiful image Susana!! Congratulations on your finalist!! #5827940

Susan M. Smith 4/23/2008 12:30:06 PM

Great capture Susana! Congrats on another lovely finalist! #5830879

Alexandra Hankova 4/23/2008 3:17:36 PM

Beautiful! A great celebration of Spring! :-) #5831334

Susana Heide 4/23/2008 8:42:53 PM

THANKS so much to all of you for the kind words!! I appreciate it!! #5832376

Alex T. Mizuno 4/23/2008 8:48:44 PM

You did it, Susana! This well deserves the First Place! BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!! #5832406

Cheryl E. Davis 4/23/2008 8:58:28 PM

WTG, Susana!!! Congratulations on your 1st Place Win! I love this one! #5832463

Evy Johansen 4/23/2008 9:16:16 PM

So well deserved!! BIG congratulations on your first place win, Susana!! #5832564

Les Rhoades 4/23/2008 9:42:09 PM

Congratulations on your 1st Place Win! #5832699

Deborah C. Lewinson 4/23/2008 9:56:21 PM

Congratulations, Susana, on this wonderful first place win!

Debby #5832808

Harry E. Pherson 4/23/2008 10:01:35 PM

Congrats Susana...on a first place win..beautiful #5832844

Laurence Saliba 4/23/2008 10:28:50 PM

YES YES YES!!!! Super congrats on your deserved first place Susana!!!! #5832970

Tiia Vissak 4/23/2008 10:54:57 PM

Congratulations! #5833054

Ross Throndson 4/24/2008 1:51:46 AM

Many Congratulations, Susana, on this Wonderful 1st Place Winner.....Very Lovely Work!!! #5833387

Katarina Mansson 4/24/2008 1:54:05 AM

Number 1 - now I am even happier (see above) - congratulations Susana! #5833391

Colette M. Metcalf 4/24/2008 2:30:05 AM

Congratulations!!! #5833472

Claudia Kuhn 4/24/2008 4:02:07 AM

Wonderful, congrats on your win! #5833861

Mary Beth Aiello 4/24/2008 5:09:53 AM

Just beautiful, Susana. Congrats on your win. #5834204

Christopher J. Budny 4/24/2008 5:16:45 AM

Congratulations on your lovely win, Susana! #5834236

anonymous 4/24/2008 5:17:34 AM

Congratulations Susana on your Beautiful Win! B- #5834241

Wally Orlowsky 4/24/2008 5:21:49 AM

Congratulations on this delightful First-Place winner, Susana!!! #5834268

Judi Morrissey 4/24/2008 5:36:04 AM

Congrats on your well-deserved win! #5834334

Nadine A. Lewis 4/24/2008 5:36:04 AM

AWESOME image, Susana!!!! CONGRATULATONS!!!! <>< #5834335

Bob Cournoyer 4/24/2008 5:39:12 AM

Beautiful! Way to go, Susana!! #5834350

Renee Doyle 4/24/2008 5:50:39 AM

This image is so full of joy and is such a deserving win!!! HUGE congratulations o you Susana!!! #5834401

Elida Gutierrez 4/24/2008 6:13:05 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
Crystal Rosse Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The March Winners" #5834516

Lisa J. Boulden 4/24/2008 6:22:21 AM

Congratulations, Susan!!!
Such a jubilant winner!
~♥~Lisa #5834607

Kimi A. Phillips 4/24/2008 6:45:10 AM

Congrats!!! :) #5834800

Robyn Nielsen 4/24/2008 6:49:03 AM

Congratulations Susana! This is one of my all time favorites - a well deserved win.
_ _
O O Robyn
^
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Larry L. Redmon 4/24/2008 6:55:12 AM

Congratulations, Susana! Very well done! #5834848

Susana Heide 4/24/2008 7:36:01 AM

I am overwhelmed by the many words of support from all of you wonderful people here at BP! THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!! #5835070

Angie Sidles 4/24/2008 8:12:45 AM

WTG Susana!! This is just beautiful and so inspiring!! Big congrats on your 1st place win! #5835234

Susan M. Smith 4/24/2008 8:15:01 AM

A wonderful choice for First Place! Congratulations Susana!!! #5835251

Jan Tajcnar 4/24/2008 8:22:03 AM

Congratulations Susana! You are so talented....I just love your work! #5835283

Megan p 4/24/2008 9:38:26 AM

Wonderful Wonderful Happy Winner! Congratulations!!!! #5835583

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/24/2008 10:07:06 AM

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE win Susana!!! This flowing image is a true beauty!!! Excellent choice! #5835730

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 4/24/2008 10:16:01 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful winnerS !!! #5835784

Christy B. Anderson 4/24/2008 10:21:36 AM

Stunning! Huge Congrats!! #5835806

RC Fritz 4/24/2008 10:36:19 AM

Big congrats, Susana! Well deserved Winner!! #5835874

David Martinez Fresneda 4/24/2008 11:16:33 AM

Congratulations, I know you sended the same photo many mounth ago to contest and coment it. #5836053

Sylvia Rossler 4/24/2008 12:12:50 PM

A big congrats on your wonderful first place winner Susana :O) #5836378

Sharon Day 4/24/2008 12:24:20 PM

Such a happy & carefree scene! Big congratulations on 1st place, Susana! #5836447

Shawn Jennings 4/24/2008 12:24:26 PM

Congratulations on your win, Susana! #5836448

Lynne Morris 4/24/2008 12:34:54 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Susana, well deserved! #5836517

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/24/2008 1:01:24 PM

Beautiful .........Congratulations!
I knew this was a winner! #5836657

Laurie Daily 4/24/2008 1:57:12 PM

This image just makes me smile and so glad to see it as the wonderful first place winner it deserves. Congratulations, Susana! #5836955

Dianna Murphy 4/24/2008 2:18:36 PM

Laurie's right it does make you smile, great job and congrats. #5837069

Lee Canham 4/24/2008 2:32:26 PM

Congratulations BIG TIME Susana.. an excellent win with an image that is truly alive... #5837111

Susan Fox 4/24/2008 3:02:48 PM

Congratulations on your fabulous first place win!!!!! #5837203

Susana Heide 4/24/2008 3:20:44 PM

THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart for each and every message!! You've all made my day, week, month.....!!! #5837269

Christian Rosito 4/24/2008 4:07:10 PM

Congratulations Susana, excellent win! #5837467

Jim Baines 4/24/2008 6:56:43 PM

A hardy congratulations on this magnificent First Prize Winner, Susana! #5838097

Datha Y. Thompson 4/24/2008 7:20:31 PM

Excellent!!! Gorgeous!!!!!! Congratulations Susana!!!!!! :0) #5838217

Sharon 4/24/2008 7:27:12 PM

BEAUTIFUL !!! Congrats on your win, Susana #5838253

Pat Gamwell 4/25/2008 7:49:47 AM

A joyous and beautifully presented winner, Susana! Congrats! #5840061

Pat Gamwell 4/25/2008 4:21:37 PM

Ohhhh, my very fav. of all-time -- the picture that inspired me to learn to paint. Love, love, love this and so glad you won!! #5841919

Nick Lagos 4/25/2008 6:12:06 PM

Huge congratulations on the Big "Gold" Susana...very well deserved indeed #5842296

Patrick Rouzes 4/25/2008 6:59:06 PM

ONNGRATULATIONS on this GOLD MEDAL win, Susana!!! #5842515

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 4/25/2008 8:02:11 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful winner!! #5842758

Vladan D. Djordjevic 4/25/2008 8:07:34 PM

Fantastic photo with young and refreshing energy. Congratulations! #5842769

Susana Heide 4/26/2008 9:23:18 AM

Christian, Jim, Datha, Sharon, Pat, Deborah, Nick, Patrick, Nolax and Vladan: I greatly appreciate the many kind comments! THANK YOU SO MUCH!! #5844556

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 4/27/2008 7:44:12 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS, Susana!! #5850286

Azusa Oshima 4/27/2008 9:38:19 PM

very beautiul picture!!
#5850584

Shoko Negishi 4/27/2008 9:47:58 PM

Congratulations Susana!
So cute girls, and I love your picture. #5850604

Nozomi Endo 4/27/2008 9:52:45 PM

Congraturations!! Susana!!

Your photo is very cute.

I want to this picture decorate in my room. #5850612

Yuuki Hayashi 4/27/2008 10:21:03 PM

Congratulations, Susana Thiessen.
Your photo is very cute! #5850692

Masami Furukawa 4/27/2008 10:22:20 PM

Congratulations Susana!!
Your photo is delightful! #5850696

Guy D. Biechele 4/28/2008 9:22:04 AM

Susana, congratulations on your First Place Winner! Absolutely wonderful image!! #5853031

Terry L. Ellis 4/28/2008 1:52:05 PM

Susana, congratulations on your enchanting First Place win! #5854179

Kathy Koch 4/28/2008 5:56:28 PM

Congratulations...awesome photo! #5855166

Monika Sapek 4/30/2008 8:32:11 AM

Many congratulations on your First Place Win with delightful image, Susana!
Monika
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Cesar J. La Rosa 4/30/2008 6:48:09 PM

WOW!!! I'm so happy to see this one was a WINNER, Susana!!! I had commented on your previous submission, but had not seen this one. Congratulations on your very well-deserved First Place, my friend!!!
Cesar #5864797

Susana Heide 5/1/2008 9:44:04 AM

Nolax, Azuza (and clones), Guy, Terry, Cathy, Monika and Cesar: A BIG THANK YOU for the many words of encouragement!! This win means a lot and I appreciate your thumbs up!! #5868030

Katleen R. Struckle 5/4/2008 10:49:09 PM

Congarts on your beautiful win!! #5884467

Mitzie Loland 5/6/2008 11:07:54 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful photo - great work Susana Heide!! #5893400

Susana Heide 5/8/2008 2:57:54 PM

Thank you Kathleen and Mitzie!! #5901511

Hitomi Akiba 5/11/2008 9:44:41 PM

Congratulations Susana!
This photo make me happy. #5911009

Corinne M. Thompson 5/13/2008 9:39:19 AM

Congrats on your win Susanna! :) #5917554

Jorge Luis Zapata Paulini 5/14/2008 3:52:44 PM

Beautiful
:)
Jorge #5923103

Kenneth Mucke 5/14/2008 7:25:57 PM

Remarkably captured...Love the sense of motion you captured....stunning shot #5923745

Judi Bailey 5/15/2008 5:31:38 AM

Congratulation on so many beautiful images and "winners" !! This one is especially outstanding with the motion and I love the idea of little girls dancing for joy !! Simply delightful !! #5925264

Susana Heide 5/16/2008 4:48:31 PM

Hitomi, Corinne, Jorge Luis, Kenneth and Judi: It means a lot to receive your support and kind words! Thank you!! #5932457

Max Aureli 3/13/2009 10:43:57 PM

This is just an amaze capture of these three gorgeous girls that deserved the best place!!!!
Congratulations Susana for this great image!! Fantastic First Position Winner!!! #7282252

Max Aureli 3/13/2009 10:44:53 PM

Oh my Gods if this is gorgeous!!!! #7282254

Susana Heide 3/16/2009 11:36:39 AM

Max, receiving such positive remarks from you means a lot! THANK YOU very much!! #7291918

Max Aureli 3/16/2009 12:39:06 PM

Do you know I still watching with pleasure this image, Susana???
It's the sens of motion that come out from this fantastic image that captured my eyes!!! #7292193

Susana Heide 3/17/2009 9:30:57 AM

Thank you Max! I hadn't really "planned" this capture. It was taken about 2 or 3 years ago on our annual Easter family picnic in the apple orchard. My daughters had gotten matching dresses for Easter and we were taking a walk in the orchard (me with camera in hand, of course). They started twirling telling mom to take some pictures... and this is the result... Just a real slice of life and I think that's what makes this image special! Thank you again, Max! #7295311

Max Aureli 3/23/2009 6:36:28 PM

Thank you Susana to take your time explaining how you captured this great image!!
Again, you just captured on this sensational frame the beauty of human motion... just in one frame!!
Absolutely a great capture!!

Max :-)
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Susana Heide 3/23/2009 9:38:40 PM

Thank you, Max! :o) #7321090

Jay Patel 4/9/2009 3:52:38 PM

Congratulation on this wonderful image. Good work.

-Jay #7389468

Susana Heide 4/16/2009 10:37:56 AM

Thank you very much, Jay! :o) #7411163

Max Aureli 6/21/2009 7:38:39 PM

I still love this one!! #7662603

Max Aureli 6/22/2009 1:08:36 PM

... and still my favored one!!! #7665668

Susana Heide 6/24/2009 10:25:49 AM

Thanks Max, you always know how to encourage me :o) I don't take your support for granted! THANK YOU very much! #7674094

wxecrvtygbkj . 10/30/2009 8:44:55 PM

Just a wonderful addition to your great gallery. Best of Light !!! #8089748

Susana Heide 10/31/2009 7:48:13 PM

Thank you so much Michael for the compliments! It means a lot coming from someone as talented as yourself! #8092284

wxecrvtygbkj . 4/14/2010 11:17:39 PM

This is a wonderful work to go with your amazing gallery. Best of Light !!! #8535997

Susana Heide 4/19/2010 1:48:22 PM

Thank you for the comment Michael and for taking the time to look through my gallery! I appreciate it! :o) #8550837

David A. Simons 7/2/2010 5:19:03 PM

Brilliant image and congratulations, Susana. I love how you capture the young girls dancing. :-) #8730929

Susana Heide 7/6/2010 12:36:49 PM

Thank you very much David!! :o) #8738357

Laura E. Swan 8/19/2010 9:22:42 AM

Some people have "The Gift".

YOU HAVE IT, Susana.

Glad you aren't keeping it to yourself. :)

Huge Congrats To You and I have REALLY enjoyed viewing your work today.

-Laura #8848454

Susana Heide 8/26/2010 2:57:04 PM

OH WOW Laura!!! What a WONDERFUL comment this is!!!! You've definitely put a huge smile on my face. Thank you SO MUCH for taking the time to look through my work and for your kind compliments!! Greatly appreciated!! #8863406

Laura E. Swan 8/27/2010 9:59:05 PM

My pleasure. :))) #8866220

Amanda D. Austwick 9/4/2010 3:15:37 PM

Susana, I really love this image!!! It makes you really feel the care free attitude of children in nature's beauty!!! Belated Congratulations! #8882064

Susana Heide 9/9/2010 9:55:46 AM

Thank you so much Amanda!!! It was completely unplanned and spontaneous and I think that's why it conveys so many emotions. A real slice of life, so to speak :o) I appreciate your comment!! #8890844

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The full color version of a tinted version from earlier this month.

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Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark II

Uploaded on 3/22/2008 12:00:05 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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