Here comes the Sun...

© Jennifer L. Alder

Here comes the Sun...

Jennifer L. Alder 4/27/2008 4:55:45 AM

Thanks all for the following comments! :)

Beautiful !
4/27/2008 3:44:25 AM

Colette M. Metcalf

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member since: 4/29/2003 Adorable!!!

4/27/2008 3:46:32 AM

Barbara Waldoch

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member since: 3/24/2006 Gorgeous shot, Jen, love the colours and her hat!

4/27/2008 3:47:17 AM

Paul E. Earl

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member since: 3/18/2005 Very cute! A lovely portrait!

4/27/2008 3:55:25 AM

Ujjwal Mukherjee
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member since: 3/21/2001 Beautiful portrait with fabulous skin tone and treatment,Jen!!

4/27/2008 4:05:43 AM

Carol Sawyer

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member since: 7/3/2006 Very beautiful capture, Jen!!

4/27/2008 4:19:50 AM

Carolyn Fletcher

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member since: 10/6/2001 Just beautiful!!!

4/27/2008 4:23:33 AM

Renee Doyle

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member since: 1/16/2005 Absolutely gorgeous Jen!!

4/27/2008 4:27:59 AM

Bill Knaps

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member since: 10/12/2007 Beautiful as always Jen. Bill

4/27/2008 4:30:03 AM

Janet McNeil

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member since: 8/16/2006 Lovely dreamy capture - hope to see some First Communion photos!!

4/27/2008 4:33:15 AM

Jennifer L. Alder

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member since: 1/11/2007 Thanks very much all! :)

4/27/2008 4:34:07 AM

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member since: 5/3/2007 Really from Little House on the Prairie!

4/27/2008 4:53:38 AM

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Dominick M. Dimacale 4/27/2008 5:05:31 AM

Amazing portrait and treatment, Jennifer.

Dominick #5847212

Kathy Reeves 4/27/2008 5:11:14 AM

One of your best yet Jen!!! Outstanding as always! #5847231

Loannah Bautista-Foti 4/27/2008 5:13:47 AM

Hi Jen, she's sooo pretty!

Btw, what lens did you use? #5847244

Jennifer L. Alder 4/27/2008 5:20:26 AM

Thanks much.
Loannah- I used my 28-135 on this one. #5847272

Loannah Bautista-Foti 4/27/2008 5:26:34 AM

Thanks Jen. I'll add u to my favorite photographers list and I'LL check back for your latest entries.

See u around! #5847294

Claudia Kuhn 4/27/2008 5:26:34 AM

This is so sweet and has a great carefree feeling to it. Wonderful portrait Jennifer! #5847295

Judi Morrissey 4/27/2008 5:35:00 AM

Beautiful capture, Jen! The color and lighting are great. #5847329

Lynn M. Whitt 4/27/2008 5:50:14 AM

beautiful image, love the softness.... #5847406

Amy JACKSON 4/27/2008 5:58:03 AM

Beautiful portrait, Jennifer!! Great shot! #5847443

Michael G. Marshall 4/27/2008 6:07:43 AM

Beautiful image Jennifer! The soft light is magical! Michael #5847493

Keith Butler 4/27/2008 6:07:54 AM

excellent Jennifer,as usual. Keith #5847494

Jessica Jenney 4/27/2008 6:17:15 AM

This has to be oneof my favorites of yours..and there's alot to choose from! This portrait spells Springtime, Jennifer! She looks so carefree! Beautiful lighting, colors and clarity! #5847525

Michael Umbreit 4/27/2008 7:05:58 AM

Jennifer - There is something special about this shot!! I think that hat makes for some perfect diffused lighting on her face! Right into my favorites! - Mike #5847659

Debra R. Harder 4/27/2008 7:11:29 AM

OMGOSH, JEN!! You've really caught something special here!! BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL!!! The lighting, colors, DOF, details...PERFECTION AS ALWAYS! Deb #5847683

Robyn A. Terrell 4/27/2008 7:18:28 AM

Jennifer, my mouth just dropped when I saw this, and I stared at it for the longest time. This is off the charts gorgeous!!!
Robyn #5847705

Linda D. Lester 4/27/2008 7:21:22 AM

I love candids!!! She is beautiful! #5847715

Patrick Rouzes 4/27/2008 7:26:34 AM

Captivating in every way,Jennifer, & we will see this again,my friend!!! #5847733

Erin Appelbaum 4/27/2008 7:42:35 AM

Very well captured Jennifer. Love the softness of it. Peter #5847795

Mike D. Perez 4/27/2008 7:58:09 AM

Awesome portrait, Jennifer! Great colors! #5847839

Deb Koskovich 4/27/2008 8:06:46 AM

What a sweet, sweet portrait, Jen -- the softness is perfect, and I love her expression... #5847869

Melissa G. Meiselman 4/27/2008 8:14:36 AM

Beautiful dreamy portrait with great expression, wonderful colors and terrific lighting, Jennifer!! #5847899

Graeme yew Chow 4/27/2008 8:42:55 AM

Beautiful dreamy photo and excellent composition, Jennifer. I already booked my other departure flight to seattle and Louisiana. #5847961

cheryl m. phillips 4/27/2008 8:49:51 AM

I have to say that this is probably one of my all time favorites of yours!
Uh...I think we have a WINNER!
Rockin' the lighting big time here woman!
~cheryl #5847997

Teresa Norris 4/27/2008 9:22:53 AM

Jennifer, this candid is so lovely...the colors, her gentle expression, just everything. And blessings to your family on her first communion. #5848113

Teresa A. Burnett 4/27/2008 11:02:22 AM

Ok Jennifer, this is another one of those shots that I could just sit and stare at all day!! Mel is such a beautiful girl, and this shot is stunning!! I love the natural look, and I love her expression, like she doesn't even know you are there!! Incredibly beautiful shot!! I definitely think WINNER!!! #5848477

Karen Engelbreth 4/27/2008 11:46:24 AM

Wonderful and very cute portrait, Jennifer! #5848566

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 4/27/2008 12:23:03 PM

I can tell this is going to be a awsome series of Melonie, I love this capture Jennifer, Super candid and just LOVE her hat! #5848664

Robyn Nielsen 4/27/2008 1:06:07 PM

So lovely, Jennifer! It has a peaceful, dreamlike quality to it. #5848760

Anna Diederich 4/27/2008 2:24:20 PM

What a beautiful portrait, Jennifer! I can't see what else you post from this series! :) #5849090

Melissa McCabe 4/27/2008 3:22:28 PM

Directly into my faves!! Love the simplicity, light, intimate capture, mood, limited colour - you're good woman!! Looking forward to the series also : ) -mm #5849339

Roxanne M. Bubar 4/27/2008 3:45:25 PM

Jennifer, this is just SPECTACULAR.
Stunning portrait.
Adorable child. #5849448

Sue Marshall 4/27/2008 4:24:00 PM

Captivating portrait Jen she is just adorable!! :-) #5849601

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 4/27/2008 4:42:13 PM

Good Evening Jen
Whimsically Pensive
Stunningly Beautiful

Wow !!
I will agree with the crowd
This is Fantastic Jen!! #5849664

Amanda Chapman 4/27/2008 8:08:45 PM

BEAUTIFUL! #5850364

Angie Sidles 4/27/2008 8:09:12 PM

Jen, this is another favorite for me!! This is really a stunning natural portriat. The light details and softness are all amazing! BEAUTIFUL work and very inspiring! :) #5850367

Toni Riggs 4/28/2008 1:27:53 AM

Oh, this is GORGEOUS. I think this is one of my favorites in your gallery! #5850944

Mitzie Loland 4/28/2008 1:30:25 AM

A beautiful portrait Jennifer - she is very cute!! #5850947

Lynne Morris 4/28/2008 1:34:00 AM

She is absolutely adorable Jennifer, what a beautiful precious portrait, lovely work! #5850953

Margaret R. Barry 4/28/2008 2:28:47 AM

Gorgeous portrait, Jennifer. Beautiful pose, lighting, comp. and color! #5851078

Brett Dolsen 4/28/2008 3:56:26 AM

Wonderfull soft tones and colours Jennifer!!Love the clarity and textures in her hat!!
Brett #5851483

Bill Wyatt 4/28/2008 4:13:01 AM

Very pretty with nice tones and mood! #5851561

Lisa J. Boulden 4/28/2008 6:23:27 AM

Gorgeouos springtime portrait!
Wonderful mood and color!
~Lisa #5852249

Datha Y. Thompson 4/28/2008 6:44:25 AM

ADORABLE!! Beautiful colors and I love the hat :0) #5852360

Shari Kelly 4/28/2008 7:57:26 AM

Jennifer---This is soooo innocent...
love the green glow and her body language....I loooove hat photos...and the title, I sing this to my girls all the time...Great Great Great...I
Sharon... #5852643

Shannon D. Miller 4/28/2008 1:11:53 PM

WOW! We will sooo...see this one again! What a STUNNING portrait, that hat, the lighting and colors are BEAUTIFUL! We will see this one again! Shannon~ #5854041

frank w. degenhardt 4/28/2008 2:01:11 PM

Jennifer- Good day my friend. I love the word that Sharon used to describe this picture, Innocent, and I would add pure. Such stunning work that keeps it as it should be, untouched.
The expression, the hat, the soft suddle colors, the sun shining, the colors, all are exquisite and so captivating. Masterful work of pure perfection.
Have yourself a most wonderful day, take care, be safe. #5854243

Laurie Daily 4/28/2008 3:25:31 PM

Another gorgeous portrait, Jennifer...such an air of sweetness and a beautiful glow! #5854534

Erika Haight 4/28/2008 11:04:12 PM

FLAWLESS!!! Beautiful in every way!!! WOW~!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #5855986

Stefania Barbier 4/29/2008 12:53:05 AM

perfect title for this masterpiece Jen... a winner!!! #5856231

Ross Throndson 4/29/2008 6:37:41 AM

Very Lovely Portrait, Jen....Great Hat.....Beautiful Capture!! #5857339

Marina Moore 4/29/2008 8:25:07 AM

BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love everything about it!!! :) #5857662

Joan Kocak 4/29/2008 10:07:52 AM

gorgeous Jen! #5858048

Bobbie L. Slayton 4/29/2008 5:06:41 PM

This is over the top BEAUTIFUL. Wonderfully done. #5859353

Laurence Saliba 4/29/2008 9:43:57 PM

Oh she is so beautiful Jennifer!!! What a lovely portrait!!! #5860382

Robert K. Bemus 4/30/2008 12:23:36 AM

Beautiful work, Jennifer!! #5860761

Beverly A. Wright 4/30/2008 12:43:40 PM

Wonderful candid portrait of Melanie!!!
I LOVE that hat it looks so cute on her!
Beautiful color and sunlighting!!!!!!! #5863425

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 4/30/2008 12:53:20 PM

So carefree and beautiful Jen! #5863449

Raquel J. Ruiz 5/1/2008 12:47:32 AM

I love the emotion captured in this stunningly beautiful capture, awesome Job! #5865706

Raquel J. Ruiz 5/1/2008 8:00:39 AM

A really precious portrait, Jennifer. Really brings out the beauty of girlhood. #5867624

Jennifer L. Taranto 5/1/2008 9:43:30 AM

Beautiful softness & dreaminess!! I love her expression, so at ease!!

Congrats on her Communion - my nephew's is next week :) #5868028

Tiia Vissak 5/1/2008 11:35:40 AM

a lovely capture! #5868577

Chastity Abbott 5/1/2008 1:37:10 PM

Because of the wonderful details, the colors and the light...not to count the candid expression...this is one of my favs from you!!! I just adore the mood here! Wonderful work girl! #5869007

Daniella Puente 5/1/2008 2:56:59 PM

FAV from your work Jennifer!!!!! this is a winner for me :))))))))))))
Love the sweet pose, frame and color tones, you did GREAT!!!!! #5869354

Michelle L. Frick 5/1/2008 8:40:41 PM

I can't say enough about this one Jen! This is my favorite kind of shot -you can just feel the sun here and the fun she's having with you - how comfortable she feels in your presence. It's perfect! Pure beauty my friend! #5870513

Jennifer L. Alder 5/1/2008 11:11:38 PM

Wow!! :))))
Thanks so much everyone for your support on this one! #5870841

Jane E. Kirn 5/2/2008 7:09:06 AM

This is stunning Jennifer. She is growing up, and you capture each moment in time of her. I LOVE this photo. #5873101

Elida Gutierrez 5/3/2008 12:23:56 PM

Love it!!!! #5878506

Carol Teal 5/4/2008 12:42:58 AM

This has to be my favorite so far! I love the softness of this one, and then that is perfect!! And those gorgeous golden flowers in the BG! So beautiful Jennifer! #5880446

Vishal Sharma 5/7/2008 2:50:55 PM

Awesome! Perfect in all sense. #5896603

Elida Gutierrez 5/19/2008 9:34:36 AM

Congratulations on your FINALIST!!!! #5942258

Melissa G. Meiselman 5/19/2008 9:40:07 AM

Congratulations, Jennifer on this exquisite finalist!!! #5942296

Erin Appelbaum 5/19/2008 9:48:09 AM

CongratsJennifer. Good luck next round. Peter #5942363

Mitzie Loland 5/19/2008 9:58:46 AM

Congratulations on your finalist - great photo Jennifer :) #5942475

Angie Sidles 5/19/2008 10:23:02 AM

I had a feeling about this one! Its Beautiful and very well deserved. CONGRATS on your finalist! #5942724

Teresa Norris 5/19/2008 10:26:15 AM

This is one of my all-time faves, and I'm so happy to see it as a finalist!!! Congratulations, Jennifer! #5942764

Laurence Saliba 5/19/2008 10:37:18 AM

WTG Jennifer!!! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist!!! #5942906

Cyn Valentine 5/19/2008 10:37:54 AM

COngratulations Jennifer! #5942914

Jessica Jenney 5/19/2008 10:48:26 AM

Congrats, Jennifer on this lovely finalist! #5943069

Anastasia Hoff 5/19/2008 10:49:05 AM

I see the winner... Congrats, Jennifer #5943076

Jeana Clark 5/19/2008 10:51:09 AM


~J~ #5943110

Shari Kelly 5/19/2008 10:58:27 AM

Here comes the do do do...Here comes the sun and I say...
Congrats Girl...You Got da skills...
easy listening/rap version...LOL... day I will act my old age... #5943223

Alex T. Mizuno 5/19/2008 11:32:03 AM

Her delicate skin is beautifully captured in the fantastic lighting! Congratulations on your Finalist!! #5943569

Marina Moore 5/19/2008 11:57:10 AM

Congratulations Jen!!!! This is so very beautiful and well deserved. :)))) #5943867

Kara L. Hendricks 5/19/2008 12:10:08 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!! #5944014

Shannon D. Miller 5/19/2008 12:28:33 PM

WOOOHOOOO!!!! I knew we would see this BEAUTY again Jennifer. CONGRATULATIONS girl!!! Very much deserved! Shannon~ #5944272

Daniella Puente 5/19/2008 1:04:26 PM

I'm happy to see this one on the finalist Jen :) is on my favorites and deserves much more!!!!! #5944728

Melissa McCabe 5/19/2008 1:38:30 PM

Congrats Jen, this one TOTALLY deserves a win!! : ) -mm #5945037

Claudia Kuhn 5/19/2008 2:58:10 PM

Congrats Jennifer! #5945581

Anita Hogue 5/19/2008 2:58:59 PM

One of my favorites, Jennifer! Congratulations! #5945586

Michelle L. Frick 5/19/2008 3:09:29 PM

Congratulations! I'm thrilled to see this one again! It's one of my faves of yours!! #5945670

Margaret R. Barry 5/19/2008 3:10:00 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Jennifer! #5945677

Bill Knaps 5/19/2008 3:51:01 PM

Congrats Jen on a well deserved finalist. Bill #5945953

Colleen Farrell 5/19/2008 3:52:43 PM

Simply exquisite! Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Jennifer! #5945967

Eugenio Diaz 5/19/2008 4:11:56 PM

Congratulations on your Beautiful Finalist!
Well done!!! #5946109

Debra R. Harder 5/19/2008 4:27:44 PM

BIG CONGRATS, Jen, on this incredible, gorgeous finalist!! You are the best!! Deb #5946245

Sue Marshall 5/19/2008 5:57:37 PM

Big congrats Jen on this wonderful finalist!!! :-)) #5947056

Mary K. Robison 5/19/2008 6:29:54 PM

Congratulations on this very special Spring portrait of Melanie making Finalist, Jen!

Laura L. Gonzales 5/19/2008 7:00:08 PM

Way to go Jen!!! Congrats on a job well done! This is an awesome capture and finalist!!!! Good luck!!! Laura #5947451

Judi Morrissey 5/19/2008 8:02:45 PM

Congrats Jen! #5947928

Kathy L. Clark 5/19/2008 8:06:11 PM

Congrats Jennifer. What a great finalist. #5947947

Michael Umbreit 5/19/2008 8:13:30 PM

Jennifer - Congratulations on all of your finalists! This one is still my favorite! - Mike #5947999

Anna Diederich 5/19/2008 8:16:57 PM

Congratulations, Jen! #5948031

Pat Gamwell 5/19/2008 8:42:38 PM

WoooHooo, girl! This is AWESOME & well deserved finalist! #5948210

Kathy Chowning 5/19/2008 8:46:12 PM

Congratulations!! #5948240

Nadya Johnson 5/19/2008 9:01:12 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #5948336

Dr. Harmeet Singh 5/19/2008 10:31:52 PM

Congratulations on your Beautiful Finalist!

Tiia Vissak 5/19/2008 11:23:37 PM

Congratulations! #5948920

Barbara Waldoch 5/20/2008 12:45:40 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist, Jen! #5949208

Bill Wyatt 5/20/2008 3:50:33 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #5949791

Kathy Reeves 5/20/2008 4:06:49 AM

Stunning finialist!!! Congratulations!!! #5949875

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 5/20/2008 4:34:53 AM

This Finalist Doesn't Surprise me at All
Well Yes it Does..
It Should Have Been a Win!!! #5950025

Kimi A. Phillips 5/20/2008 6:11:40 AM

CONGRATS!!!:) #5950577

Mollie Kendall 5/20/2008 6:11:48 AM

Congratulations on your Beautiful Finalist! #5950578

Holly Shao 5/20/2008 6:54:09 AM

Congratulations on this very beautiful Finalist, Jennifer!! She's so lovely!

Holly #5950781

Jennifer L. Taranto 5/20/2008 11:07:31 AM

Glad to see this one made it - congrats!! #5952187

Deb Koskovich 5/20/2008 3:29:10 PM

Big congrats on this beautiful finalist, Jen!! #5953424

Laurie Daily 5/20/2008 4:00:17 PM

Such a beauty, Jennifer...nobody does it quite like you...congratulations! #5953541

Sam Britt 5/20/2008 7:46:08 PM

Congratulations, beautiful finalist, Jennifer! #5954671

Datha Y. Thompson 5/20/2008 9:35:24 PM

Congratulations Jennifer!! This is soooo Beautiful!! Love it :0) #5954996

Lynne Morris 5/20/2008 10:44:19 PM

Huge Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Jennifer, this is one awesome capture. #5955131

Mukesh Srivastava 5/20/2008 11:53:36 PM

Great portrait. Huge congrats Jenni!!!! #5955266

Toni Riggs 5/21/2008 12:23:35 AM

Congratulations!!!! :) #5955394

Michael G. Marshall 5/21/2008 5:23:06 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Jennifer! Outstanding! Michael #5959039

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/22/2008 10:31:37 AM

HUGE Congrats to you and Melonie!!! #5962789

Cheryl E. Molennor 5/22/2008 1:50:11 PM

Beautiful Congratulations! #5963416

Deborah M. Noell 5/22/2008 4:23:14 PM

This is so sweet!!!! Huge congrats Jen!!!! #5963903

Patrick Rouzes 5/23/2008 7:02:48 PM

Jennifer,CONGRATULATIONS on this phenomenal finalist!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
On my top 5 faves of the month!!!!!!!!!!!! #5968962

Cassie L. Woodlee 5/25/2008 6:00:06 AM

Congratulations, Jennifer!!!!!!! #5974462

Linda Blair 5/25/2008 6:03:24 AM

Congratulations....sooo sweet!!!! ☺ #5974471

Manuel Barrera 5/26/2008 1:54:11 AM

My gallery was down at the time the buttons were handed down and I just got around to looking at the winners, the ones with the gold color next to them have nothing that this does not have and better. The lighting is perfect as is the effect used to create such beauty. Congratulations! #5977697

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This is a candid of my niece enjoying the sun yesterday afternoon in a field of dandies
...soft focus, very little editing done here.
I will be sharing lots from this shoot-as they are my favorite to date of her.
My little princess makes her First Communion today. :)

~~~Thanks for loooking~~~

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

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