sleeping sun

© Emily E. Bem

sleeping sun

Peter Appelbaum level-classic 4/25/2008 4:39:46 AM

Gorgeous portrait Emily. Great composition and color. Peter #908112

Shannon D. Miller 4/25/2008 4:46:12 AM

WOW! What a BEAUTIFUL portrait Emily! I love is! The framing with the hair and the beautiful eye is magnificent! Shannon~ #5839359

Amanda Chapman 4/25/2008 5:49:06 AM

You have such a classic and distinctive beauty, Emily! I could see you on Legends Of The Fall or Lord Of The Rings :) #5839588

Mollie Kendall 4/25/2008 6:05:31 AM

Goodness I think I may have drawn in a quick breath when I saw the thumbnail. This is so so beautiful! The color contrast is just wonderful!! #5839666

Linda D. Lester level-classic 4/25/2008 6:53:54 AM

WOW! A great self portrait!!!! Love your eye! #5839900

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 4/25/2008 6:55:02 AM

Gorgeous!! and I agree with Amanda :0)
Love the eye, color, light and comp Emily :0) #5839903

Linda L. Ruiz level-classic 4/25/2008 7:04:59 AM

This really does look like a garden sun statue. Awesome. #5839925

Amy Jackson 4/25/2008 7:08:05 AM

Wonderful SP, Emily!!!! #5839935

Kimi A. Phillips 4/25/2008 7:50:12 AM

Beautiful, Em! #5840064

Michelle Alton level-classic 4/25/2008 10:31:58 AM

Brilliant SP, Emily. Very provocative.
Michelle #5840659

Rajeev Kashyap 4/25/2008 11:54:26 AM

WOW! A great self portrait!!!


I am seeing your gallery first time. Your picture is amazing. Great work & Well done!


Rgds Rajeev #5840885

maria I. Warren level-classic 4/25/2008 12:33:04 PM

wow what a great photo :D #5841031

Christian Rosito level-classic 4/25/2008 2:13:48 PM

WOW!! Winner! Excellent SP, cool! #5841451

Jennifer L. Alder level-classic 4/25/2008 2:22:15 PM

Whoa!
You have outdone yourself AGAIN.
Loving the comp- wisping hair- and green tint. VERY beautiful. :) #5841488

Robyn Nielsen level-classic 4/25/2008 4:02:30 PM

Absolutely stunning! This has got to be a winner! #5841835

Susan Fox level-classic 4/25/2008 4:29:11 PM

Love it, love it, love it! Stunning and fantastic portrait Emily! #5841960

Mike Umbreit level-classic 4/25/2008 6:48:10 PM

Emily - Beautiful portrait!! Love the composition! - Mike #5842447

Roger Fry level-classic 4/25/2008 8:40:53 PM

Emily , this is great. Love the composure and that eye !

Rog #5842845

Carlos Esteban Solis Fallas level-classic 4/25/2008 9:22:56 PM

Impressive photo!!! Wonderful--- #5842947

Eugenio Diaz level-classic 4/26/2008 4:28:09 AM

This is definitely a Fabulous Portrait!!!The presentation, composition and impact are incredible in this masterpiece!!!!Well done Emily #5843442

Derek D. Dafoe 4/26/2008 7:57:20 AM

Superb work here Emily!! Really super image!! #5844290

cheryl m. phillips level-classic 4/26/2008 8:40:40 AM

I'm still the President of your Fan Club, right???
ha ha!
This is awesome! You Hottieboombalottie you!!!
Great work Em!
~cheryl #5844444

Shari Kelly level-classic 4/29/2008 9:25:17 AM

STUNNING....LOVE THE FILLED FRAME...
AND YOUR FACE, JUST BEAUTIFUL...
Sharon #5857861

Angie Sidles level-classic 4/29/2008 5:11:14 PM

I don't know how you do it, but holy crap is this STUNNING, AMAZING and all of ther above! I hope we see this again! You are gorgeous girl! WOW #5859375

Jeffrey S. Rease 5/6/2008 7:24:04 AM

You know, you really are not too bad at this photography thing! LOL! To get something that looks this good and it is a SP, too, is quite amazing! The looks you bring out in models and your own eyes and expressions is fabulous. Post processing is wonderful. Seeing your work alone makes it worth coming back to BP every now and then. :-) #5890700

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 5/7/2008 7:40:51 PM

Gorgeous!
Great moody portrait!
Love it, Emily!
`Lisa #5897590

Jean E. Hildebrant 5/12/2008 1:49:25 PM

A timeless beauty...both you and the photo! I hope we see this again!! I Love it, Emily! #5914203

James Quantz Jr. 5/17/2008 6:37:35 AM

Very nice, almost haunting portrait! #5934363

Peter Appelbaum level-classic 5/19/2008 9:48:48 AM

Congrats Emily. Good luck next round. Peter #5942371

Cyn D Valentine level-classic 5/19/2008 9:49:33 AM

Congratulations Emily! #5942380

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/19/2008 10:13:30 AM

congrats on your finalist!!!!! #5942626

Angie Sidles level-classic 5/19/2008 10:34:46 AM

Beautiful finalist Em!! Congrats #5942879

Elizabeth A. Marker level-classic 5/19/2008 10:38:17 AM

Emily this is outstanding! Congratulations! #5942919

Laurence Saliba level-classic 5/19/2008 10:40:33 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful & so gorgeous a finalist Emily!!! #5942956

Nichelle Russell level-classic 5/19/2008 10:41:57 AM

Emily, congratulations on your finalist!! :) #5942974

Jessica Jenney level-classic 5/19/2008 10:49:48 AM

Congratulations, Emily on this gorgeous finalist! #5943090

Robyn Nielsen level-classic 5/19/2008 11:43:30 AM

Oh yeah, finalist! I love this one! #5943701

Marina Moore level-classic 5/19/2008 12:04:03 PM

Congratulations Emily!!! Well deserved! :) #5943949

Kara Hendricks level-classic 5/19/2008 12:14:26 PM

You did well this month I see... Congrats on this one... AWESOME.. And all your others...:) #5944067

Shannon D. Miller level-classic 5/19/2008 12:34:42 PM

Congratulations Emily this is STUNNING! Shannon~ #5944353

Bill Knaps level-classic 5/19/2008 3:54:55 PM

Sorry I missed this beautiful portrait Emily. Congrats on making Finalist. Bill #5945984

Kathy L. Clark level-classic 5/19/2008 8:14:26 PM

Your pretty face did it again Emily. Congratulations..... #5948008

Kathy Chowning level-classic 5/19/2008 8:47:08 PM

Congrats Emily! #5948247

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 5/19/2008 8:48:19 PM

A fabulous finalist, Em!
Congratulations!
~Lisa #5948256

Mollie Kendall level-classic 5/20/2008 6:10:06 AM

Congratulations on your Beautiful Finalist! #5950569

Susan Fox level-classic 5/20/2008 7:40:43 AM

Congrats Emily! #5951049

Laurie Daily level-classic 5/20/2008 4:08:00 PM

Love this portrait...congratulations, Emily! #5953568

Christian Rosito level-classic 5/20/2008 5:06:14 PM

Congratulations Emily, GREAT!! #5953919

Allen O. Howard 5/20/2008 9:26:03 PM

Congratulations Emily Bem! #5954973

Datha Y. Thompson 5/20/2008 9:50:59 PM

Congratulations Emily!! GORGEOUS :0) #5955031

Leanna Weber 5/20/2008 10:26:59 PM

INCREDIBLE IMAGE. CONGRATS :o) #5955090

Lynne Morris level-classic 5/20/2008 10:37:24 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Emily. #5955113

Holly Shao 5/22/2008 7:15:20 AM

Congratulations, Emily! A striking image!

Holly #5961981

Cheryl E. Molennor 5/22/2008 1:56:30 PM

SUPER Cool Congratulations! #5963450

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 5/23/2008 7:06:33 PM

Emily, CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful finalist!!! #5968970

Linda Blair 5/25/2008 6:04:22 AM

Gorgeous sp...congratulations!!!!!☺ #5974475

Sarah F. Myers 5/26/2008 5:42:29 PM

Congratulations!
Amazing, very theatrical. #5980714

Jeffrey S. Rease 5/30/2008 7:57:52 AM

Congrats, Em! :-) #5997025

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Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 38.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

Uploaded on 4/25/2008 4:31:07 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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