Patric K. Medeiros 9/3/2008 2:53:19 PM

this has to be the best setup ever. lmao you certainly pulled off an awesome production with this and the mechanics of the picture are possibly perfect. this should definately be in the winners circle this month. I would frame it in like 50 X 70 and have it the centerpiece of my biggest wall. great job. #991779

Beau Hudspeth Photography 9/3/2008 2:58:38 PM

Thanks so much Patric for the high praise!

As I said, I had a year to think about how I wanted to shot this shot, but when it all came down to it, my 'models' made it really easy for my and we were done in about 10 minutes. #6407189

Amber J. Skene 9/3/2008 4:28:30 PM

FANTASTIC!!! And so Creative! Great set up. Your little boy is really playing the part. Gorgeous color, DOF, and lighting. #6407452

Danielle Westervelt 9/3/2008 4:29:41 PM

Hysterical, Adorable and Fantastic #6407457

Charlotte D. Pryor 9/3/2008 4:41:48 PM

Love it! Great idea and set up. #6407514

Sherran Andersen 9/3/2008 4:57:32 PM

Such a creative idea... this one made me smile. Well done. #6407565

Karen A. Stannard 9/3/2008 5:18:41 PM

This is so creative and a super fantastic capture! Perfectly composed and awesome color. Congrats on the superb job well done! #6407621

Clyde P. Smith 9/3/2008 5:55:28 PM

This is an AWESOME shot! Very creative and well executed.

Clyde #6407742

Tammy Hudson 9/3/2008 8:00:47 PM

Love it!!! #6408100

Beau Hudspeth Photography 9/4/2008 12:19:11 AM

Thank you all so much and for all the great compliments! #6408714

Tammy Espino 9/15/2008 3:58:13 PM

Outstanding and love the little ones expression! :) #6458870

cheryl m. phillips 9/15/2008 8:12:40 PM

My eleven yr old son LOVED this one!
This is WAY too cute!
Great idea Beau!!
~cheryl #6459600

Amber Kennedy 9/15/2008 9:30:14 PM

FANTASTIC idea!!! You pulled it off PERFECTLY..great talent! #6459791

Beau Hudspeth Photography 9/15/2008 10:59:18 PM

Thank you all so much! I glad that it has been so well received. #6459998

Linda L. Ruiz 9/16/2008 10:15:31 AM

Just Perfect. A winner for sure. Great idea and well excuted. Your lighting rocks. #6462256

Beau Hudspeth Photography 9/16/2008 10:47:58 AM

:) Thanks Linda. The lighting was only the natural light of the scene. #6462397

cheryl m. phillips 9/26/2008 10:58:39 PM

Ok, and my husband loves this one Beau!
~cheryl #6518375

Beau Hudspeth Photography 9/27/2008 3:51:34 AM

Thank you Cheryl! Glad to hear it! #6519032

Lisa J. Boulden 10/22/2008 7:33:07 PM

Big congrats on your wonderful finalist!
~Lisa #6639784

Amber J. Skene 10/22/2008 8:57:34 PM

Congrats on your finalist!!! #6640746

Beau Hudspeth Photography 10/22/2008 10:07:58 PM

Thank you Lisa, Amber. #6641318

Anne M. Young 10/23/2008 7:29:44 AM

Congratulations stunning shot! #6644670

Sherry L. Davis 10/23/2008 8:45:00 AM

This is just too cute! Awesome capture! Congrats on your finalist! #6645433

Beau Hudspeth Photography 10/23/2008 12:21:24 PM

Thank you for the praise! I do appreciate it. #6647197

Usman M. Bajwa 10/23/2008 10:22:26 PM

A beautiful Finalist. Congrats.


Beau Hudspeth Photography 10/24/2008 10:23:54 AM

Thanks Usman! #6653156

Margot Petrowski 10/24/2008 2:29:21 PM

LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats on your well-deserved win!! #6654305

Elida Gutierrez 10/24/2008 3:58:39 PM



 "A Humble Thophy"

A Special Trophy for

"September Winners"


Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/24/2008 6:29:55 PM

Congratulations! A super cool winning image Beau, outstanding work! #6655646

Cyn Valentine 10/24/2008 7:25:19 PM

Adorable winner Beau..congratulations!! #6655884

Dennis Flanagan 10/24/2008 9:06:32 PM

This is great. It will be a keepsake forever. #6656283

Karen E. Baumann 10/25/2008 7:48:22 AM

Oh my goodness, I just found this one... what a great shot - how did you keep everyone from laughing all the way through this shoot? I would have been jiggling the camera as I laughed way too much for a clear image. This is great! I love the POV, the expression on the driver - super in all ways! Congratulations!!! I am sure Grandpa wants a large print to post at the "office" LOL! #6657935

Usman M. Bajwa 10/25/2008 12:07:57 PM

WTG. Congrats. on striking GOLD.

UB. #6659034

Denise M. Snyder 10/25/2008 3:11:10 PM

Absolutely fabulous idea and execution!!! Congratulations on this well deserved win!!!!!!!!!!! #6659524

Renee Doyle 10/25/2008 7:29:08 PM

Pays to know the right people - lol!!
Congratulations on this fantastic capture and most deserving winner Beau!! #6660261

Erica Murphy 10/26/2008 1:10:02 PM

Congratulations on this fabulous winner! #6663419

Dominick M. Dimacale 10/27/2008 2:35:22 AM

Congratulations Beau on your Win.

Dominick #6665483

Rick Clark 10/27/2008 4:47:49 PM

Great execution of your concept. Congrats on your win! #6669277

James Fike 11/8/2008 12:11:11 PM

This is such a great concept. I love the image it is very creative. Congratulations on your win. #6725572

Wanda-Lynn Searles 11/12/2008 1:08:25 PM

What an awesome photo and fantastic title! Just too cute! Congratulations on your win! #6746169

Adam CD Caron 11/18/2008 3:17:36 PM

this shot just makes me smile. great idea #6771575

Beau Hudspeth Photography 11/21/2008 2:45:52 PM

Thanks all! #6785975

Lee-Anne Shortridge 9/15/2009 11:08:39 AM

Okay, so I know I'm a little late to the Congratulations game on this one, but I just came across it and it made me laugh out loud. It's just fantastic all the way around!! And I think your son may have a career in acting!! Ha ha #7945564

Laura E. Swan 1/23/2010 12:27:58 AM

I just saw this one scrolling in the winners area of BP! HA!!! I HAD to stop and and tell you how terrific this is!

So, so funny!

Hope that speeding ticket didn't break his piggy bank!

Love it, and huge congrats on this VERY humorous, original image, Beau!

-Laura Swan #8323036

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Here is a shot of my son on his 'hawg' being pulled over by, of all people, his grandpa!

I had the idea for this shot last year but was unable to 'get it together' till this one. They both were great sports about the shoot and I think you can tell in the final image.

On a side note: no citations were issued on this stop - I think nepotism played a factor.

A September 2008 Editors First Pick.


Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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