Spring Beauty III

© Skyy McKendry

Spring Beauty III

A P 7/14/2008 12:13:14 AM

Your portraits are stunning, Skyy Looks like an ad in a magazine. Very marketable. #960240

Lynne Morris 7/14/2008 12:14:21 AM

Wow this is a stunning portrait Skyy, love the comp and lighting. #6176331

Skyy McKendry 7/14/2008 12:14:38 AM

Thanks, Ann! Hopefull I'll be doing magazine ads someday soon... #6176333

Skyy McKendry 7/14/2008 12:15:25 AM

Thanks, Lynne! Another "happy accident." #6176336

Teri Soares 7/14/2008 12:18:21 AM

Skyy, I really like your work and have been very inspired by it. I admire your retouching skills and can only hope that one day I'll be that good!

Teri #6176348

Evy Johansen 7/14/2008 12:20:11 AM

Wooow.... Awesome portrait and a very beautiful model, Skyy!! #6176355

Dominick M. Dimacale 7/14/2008 12:29:58 AM

Great portrait and the lighting is right on, Skyy.

Dominick #6176412

Renata Gusciora 7/14/2008 12:31:19 AM

Real beauty!Fantastic portrait! #6176420

Jean B. Hall 7/14/2008 1:41:47 AM

Lovely shot! Diagonal composition is great. Can't believe the smoothness of her skin and her beautiful eyes! #6176614

Destiny D. Seelatsee 7/14/2008 1:59:07 AM

beautiful! the eyes are amazing, very powerful! #6176659

Michelle Alton 7/14/2008 2:15:15 AM

Just gorgeous outcome, Skyy. Lighting is everything, and this is OUTSTANDING. #6176706

Avril Young 7/14/2008 2:52:25 AM

outstanding portrait! #6176864

Michael G. Marshall 7/14/2008 3:59:58 AM

WOW! Outstanding Skyy! Love the skin tones and beautiful eyes! Michael #6177049

Nicole Granville 7/14/2008 4:33:31 AM

Stunning Skyy. I have to look at your gallery. Beautiful #6177161

Bojan Bencic 7/14/2008 8:46:18 AM

Refreshing. Great photo, Skyy. #6178117

Skyy McKendry 7/14/2008 10:01:16 AM

Thank you so much, everyone! This is the biggest response I've gotten in a long time. #6178427

Susan Heath 7/14/2008 10:42:37 AM

Your work is fabulous! This is a stunning shot! I'll have to check out that new equipment just to know what it is. Great work! #6178543

Scott A. McDaniel 7/14/2008 11:45:14 AM

Absolutely stunning in every way! #6178783

Candy Avera 7/14/2008 3:08:09 PM

Gorgeous! #6179375

James N. Carpenter 7/14/2008 8:13:41 PM

Wow! Skyy, just incredible. Very, very well done. James #6180335

Joannie Bertucci 7/15/2008 2:51:13 PM

Perfection Skyy!
The crop is perfect for uniqueness and the summertime looks are fabulous! A beautiful, beautiful model, she makes your work look flawless, you two are a perfect combination!
I have a granddaughter that I love to photograph. I have a few of her images in my Gallery, I'd love to get your take on them, if you have the time! #6183726

Valeria McCormick 7/15/2008 5:47:23 PM

Incredible Skyy! Perfect lighting! Gorgeous! #6184286

Michael S. Swaffar 7/27/2008 8:49:35 PM

Hello Skyy.. wow!! This just jumps off the screen at ya! You continue to impress me more and more. You should be doing ads already. I'd love to know more about Alien Bees lights & beauty dish.
Keep up the awesome work! #6238212

A P 8/21/2008 4:09:25 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this well deserved Finalist, Skyy. My money is on this will WIN. Want to bet? #6344010

Amanda Chapman 8/21/2008 7:42:53 PM

It doesn't get much better than this...


Congrats on your finalist!!


Skyy McKendry 8/21/2008 7:44:59 PM

Thank you so much, everyone! I really appreciate the support. Maybe someday I'll be able to get back into photography. #6346905

Evy Johansen 8/21/2008 7:47:27 PM

BIG congratulations on you well deserved Finalist, Skyy!! #6346932

Jean E. Hildebrant 8/21/2008 7:49:10 PM

Fantastic, Skyy!!! So professional. Aren't you doing photography anymore? I would think you could make money easy with shots like this! #6346950

Cyn Valentine 8/22/2008 4:58:07 PM

Congratulations Skyy!!! #6352953

Skyy McKendry 8/22/2008 5:08:47 PM

Thank you, everyone. Due to the economy I've had to close my studio & sell all my equipment. I don't see myself doing photography any time in the future. #6353018

Erica Murphy 8/22/2008 10:46:35 PM

I can see this on the cover of Vogue! So beautiful. Congratulations. #6354217

Colleen Farrell 8/24/2008 12:36:34 PM

I was shocked when I read your bio and your note that you are closing down your studio and not doing photography anymore. Your work is so good; it's a shame to see it stop. But I can imagine what the economy is doing to artists in all mediums. Anyway, congratulations on a stunning finalist, and good luck with whatever other avenues you choose! #6360134

A P 8/25/2008 10:30:42 AM

What did I tell you?? A winner from the moment I saw it. What is this that Colleen is talking about. Skyy don't stop you're an incredible artist and we need your work, honey. #6364974

Dominick M. Dimacale 8/25/2008 11:20:00 AM

Congratulations Skyy on your Win.

Dominick #6365346

Skyy McKendry 8/25/2008 11:23:05 AM

I really appreciate this, everyone. I'd love to thank you all personally but I'm in the middle of moving & still really traumatized from losing my business. Your support means the world to me. #6365388

Elida Gutierrez 8/25/2008 1:39:20 PM


 "The Fairy Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"July Winners"


Shelly A. Van Camp 8/25/2008 3:33:56 PM

Beautiful and congrats! My best to you! #6366845

Max Aureli 8/25/2008 3:58:12 PM

Beautiful!!! #6366927

Lisa J. Boulden 8/25/2008 4:58:08 PM

Such an eye-popping, sensational portrait!!!
The light, colors and tones and AMAZING!!!
You're truly an artist!!!
Congrats on this marvelous WINNER!
~♥~Lisa #6367117

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 8/25/2008 5:38:52 PM


KARU. #6367302

Evy Johansen 8/26/2008 5:26:53 AM

Big congratulations on this beautiful win, Skyy! #6369817

Cyn Valentine 8/26/2008 6:32:43 AM

Beautiful..big congrats Skyy!!! #6370000

Usman M. Bajwa 8/26/2008 10:14:58 AM

You have already gotten back to photography with a big bang Skyy. Congratulations on this very well deserved winner, and keep these coming. #6371011

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/26/2008 11:47:31 AM

Congratulations on your win!!! Stunning beauty Skyy! #6371298

Michael G. Marshall 8/26/2008 6:00:40 PM

Congratulations on your stunning winner, Skyy! Michael #6372826

Joan Powell 8/26/2008 6:56:54 PM

Congrats on your well deserved win , it's absolutely gorgeous ! #6373045

Nemil B. Chabebe 8/26/2008 10:15:10 PM

Congratulations! #6373611

Datha Y. Thompson 8/27/2008 9:01:21 AM

Congratulations!!! Gorgeous!!! :0) #6376035

Amanda Chapman 8/27/2008 6:08:18 PM

What alienbees did you use? I'm getting the b800 plus a softbox...
I'm new to lighting but very anixous to experiment #6378173

Jojie F. Alcantara 8/28/2008 10:58:29 PM

Congratulations, fellow winner! Such a beautiful and deserving image. ;-) #6383148

Yulianto Soeroso 8/29/2008 11:37:29 PM

Congratulations!!! Gorgeous!!! bravo no 1
jul #6387037

Mitzie Loland 9/6/2008 2:00:17 AM

Great photo - Congratulations!!! #6418155

Shelly A. Van Camp 10/9/2008 1:51:27 PM

BEAUTIFUL! #6576313

Elizabeth A. Marker 8/23/2009 6:38:30 AM

WOW!! Such beauty in those eyes!
You have such a gift of not only capturing the outer beauty, but you also seem to capture the inner beauty of your subjects as well! Gorgeous work my friend!

Congratulations!! #7879913

Elizabeth A. Marker 8/23/2009 6:43:50 AM

"Do not give up your dreams, for dreams keep the spirit alive"

Continue as a hobbie for now, but Do Not Give Up! #7879942

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