Jeffrey D. Estacio 8/20/2008 1:33:19 PM

Critique please thanks. #983369

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/20/2008 1:47:56 PM

The lighting works very well here, and her eyes are captivating. Great mood Jeffrey, beautiful image! #6338333

Ellen L. Zaslaw 8/20/2008 1:51:23 PM

Nice color and cropping in this dramatic portrait. #6338348

Patric K. Medeiros 8/20/2008 2:44:38 PM

this is definately commercial quality work. not only is the model stunning but the setup and lighting are great also. #6338557

Joan E. Gerring 8/20/2008 2:53:23 PM

Beautiful photo! Great lighting and effects #6338600

Cyn Valentine 8/20/2008 3:52:41 PM

So it!! #6338783

Sandy Stigliano 8/20/2008 4:42:45 PM

Beautiful portrait!! #6338934

Kate Baumgartner 8/20/2008 5:39:12 PM

Very Creative Lighting and Beautiful portrait. Well done.

Scott A. McDaniel 8/20/2008 9:03:18 PM

This is absolutely gorgeous. VERY well done. #6339998

Joan Powell 8/20/2008 9:04:35 PM

Beautiful , should be in a magazine ! #6340001

Liz blahh 8/20/2008 9:55:48 PM

Nicely done! #6340101

Bonnie Gearhart 8/21/2008 5:30:45 AM

Beautiful shot! #6341244

Brenda A. Ferns 8/21/2008 11:35:34 AM

Wow stunning photograph what photo editing software do you use. I love the look on her face. #6342705

Jeffrey D. Estacio 8/25/2008 11:44:10 PM

Thank you very much for your complements Donna, Ellen, Patric, Joan, Cyn, Sandy, Kate, Scott, Joan, Liz, Bonnie and Brenda. #6368714

Ryan Murphy 8/28/2008 5:50:24 PM

this is stunning, jeffrey. it's an instant favorite for me! #6382459

Jean E. Hildebrant 8/29/2008 11:30:40 AM

Love the lighting and the comp! A beautiful model! The movement of the wisp of hair really adds to this shot! #6385474

Jeffrey D. Estacio 8/30/2008 7:47:48 AM

Thank you very much for your complements Ryan and Jean. #6388021

Lisa J. Boulden 9/2/2008 5:11:58 PM

~Lisa #6402621

Usman M. Bajwa 9/3/2008 12:35:33 AM

No critique, Jeffrey. This is a sure winner.... Thanks for sharing #6404021

paola A. Jofre 9/3/2008 6:45:46 AM

Wow Jeffrey!!! very impressive...beautiful model and outstanding photography!!! :) #6405283

John C. Martin 9/3/2008 10:37:57 AM

I am breaking the tradition here an dhave to say tyhe lighting is my least favorite aspect of this image. It is without a doubt a very stunning image, but the dark shadow right next to the hot center strip distrtacts me from the rest of her face. I have to restate, this is a stunning image and my comment is only a very minor aspect. #6406242

Jeffrey D. Estacio 9/3/2008 1:16:11 PM

Lisa, Usman, Paola and John, thank you very much for the time to have some comments on this image. #6406763

Ulysses A. Villamin 9/5/2008 7:26:25 PM

Everything is great except for the bluish shade on her hair. #6417426

Ulysses A. Villamin 9/6/2008 9:50:21 PM

amazing. . . love your use of light and color. Beautifully done. #6421680

Jeffrey D. Estacio 9/7/2008 8:13:22 PM

Thank you very much for your comments Ulysses and Deborah. #6426026

Raquel J. Ruiz 9/16/2008 7:43:44 PM

I think this is beautiful I think the lighting is just an added bonus to the dramatic look of this capture, which you have captured beautifully. :0) #6464222

Jojie F. Alcantara 9/20/2008 5:57:50 AM

Truly mystique! #6479521

Jojie F. Alcantara 9/22/2008 7:17:08 PM

Congratulations, fellow finalist! proud of you. Mabuhay! :-) #6494608

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/22/2008 8:03:19 PM

Congratulations on your finalist with this awesome image, Jeffrey!!!!! ♫ k #6495108

paola A. Jofre 9/23/2008 6:54:46 AM

Whoo hoo!!!! yeah Jeffrey!!! Congratulations!!! Striking image!!! and I see you have many more...Very impressive :) #6498241

Dominick M. Dimacale 9/23/2008 11:03:27 AM

Congratulations Jeffrey on your Finalist image.

Dominick #6499301

Daniella Puente 9/23/2008 4:22:02 PM

GREAT WINNER image +++++ #6500825

Stephanie Frey 9/23/2008 5:18:04 PM

Congratulations on your well-deserved Winner! #6501314

Max Aureli 9/23/2008 7:29:39 PM

Congratulation for your Winner Jeffrey!!
Great expression!!! #6501983

Jeffrey D. Estacio 9/23/2008 7:29:59 PM

Thank you very much Jojie, Kitty, Paola, Dominick, Daniella and Stephanie #6501984

Jeffrey D. Estacio 9/23/2008 7:36:45 PM

Thanks Max. #6502011

Usman M. Bajwa 9/23/2008 8:31:09 PM

Congrats. I am not surprised at all. See my comments above. WTG #6502277

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Jeffrey D. Estacio 9/24/2008 11:04:43 AM

Thank you very much Usman and Elida. #6506199

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/24/2008 2:18:05 PM

HUGE congratulations on this fantastic win, Jeffrey!!!!! ♫ k #6507023

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/25/2008 3:12:42 PM

Congratulations Jeffrey! #6512145

Linda M. Mishler 9/26/2008 1:49:47 PM

Beautiful play of light and shadow on this Jeffrey! I love the clarity in her gorgeous eyes.Such an excellent capture of expression and moody feel.I love the breeze blowing in her hair.Congrats on this beautiful capture!!=) #6516902

Shelly A. Van Camp 9/26/2008 2:11:27 PM

Beautiful! Congrats!! #6516970

Dominick M. Dimacale 9/27/2008 8:26:14 PM

Congratulations Jeffrey on your Win.

Dominick #6521982

Jeffrey D. Estacio 9/27/2008 9:45:52 PM

Thank you very much Kitty, Donna, Linda, Shelly and Dominick. #6522125

Nichelle Russell 10/13/2008 8:34:29 AM

Congratulations on a gorgeous win!! Stunning work.. #6592449

Jeffrey D. Estacio 10/15/2008 8:27:54 AM

Raquel and Nichelle, thank you. #6603050

Laura E. Swan 12/23/2008 5:07:09 PM

Amazing portrait, Jeffrey. So happy it went GOLD for you! -Laura Swan :) #6935714

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(Second Place August 2008)

I use a Canon 24 -70 f2.8 lens with exposure specifications of f 3.0 1/200 iso 100 in natural lighting. My thanks to Dave Holzwarth and to the model Loura Morris.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

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