One of the Lucky Ones

© Melissa McCabe

One of the Lucky Ones

Rachel Esterak 10/27/2008 8:14:41 PM

I love this photo. Diego is to cute for words. Love the effects. Great job Melissa. I'm glad to hear that he is with a good family. #1024334

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 10/27/2008 8:18:54 PM


KARU. #6670190

Sherry L. Davis 10/27/2008 8:26:31 PM

Gorgeous portrait of Diego! What an adorable dog! It is wonderful he is with a good family! :) #6670226

Michelle D. Milliman 10/27/2008 8:47:07 PM

Love this! #6670286

Ujjwal Mukherjee 10/27/2008 9:05:56 PM

Wonderful expression, the B&W tone is terrific! Love this version as well,Melissa!! #6670335

Kerry Hill 10/27/2008 9:23:26 PM

Gorgeous little dog with a happy ending! This is a beautiful capture, Melissa! #6670362

Bill Knaps 10/27/2008 9:34:39 PM

He is just too precious Melissa. Great portrait. Bill #6670394

Donna M. Dunaif 10/27/2008 10:39:36 PM

Beautiful shot, Melissa! I agree with everything everyone has said.

--Donna #6670539

Yulianto Soeroso 10/27/2008 10:59:19 PM

haha hihi hoo nice capture love the foto Melissa #6670574

ROLAN NARMAN 10/27/2008 11:18:02 PM

Such a cute capture Melissa! Nice tones and details! #6670661

Michelle Alton 10/28/2008 2:49:53 AM

Somehow the rescue dogs always seem to have this sad, grateful expression. This is a wonderful portrait! #6671345

Suzanne M. McAndrew 10/28/2008 3:17:31 AM

Gorgeous B/W tones! Great expression. Wonderful work for such an important cause. #6671450

Deb Koskovich 10/28/2008 4:52:11 AM

Who could resist that little face! Too cute!! #6671966

Debra R. Harder 10/28/2008 6:51:25 AM

Yes...who could resist that adorable little face!! Wonderful portrait, Melissa! Great tones, lighting...and of course, sweet expression!! Deb #6672720

Ron McEwan 10/28/2008 7:02:35 AM

God Bless You for saving one of mans best friends. This is adorable. Do you know why the dog is mans best friend. (spell it backwards) now you know.

RON #6672803

Patricia Ronan 10/28/2008 4:03:06 PM

He's gorgeous Melissa and so is your image. Great B&W conversion:) #6675052

Terri L. Scribner 10/28/2008 4:07:39 PM

Great expression and capture! #6675065

Ellen L. Zaslaw 10/29/2008 4:30:00 PM

Lucky and Precious. Gorgeous work. #6680249

Daniella Puente 10/31/2008 1:08:12 PM

Lucky and beautiful little one Melissa! and you did an OUTSTANDING work on taking this photo, light and tone are EXCELLENT ++++ #6689564

Alexis Yobbagy 11/1/2008 10:48:49 PM

I love this one! That little tilt of the head couldn't be more perfect if you paid him off in a life time of treats! EXCELLENT shot! #6694785

Ujjwal Mukherjee 11/9/2008 7:04:13 AM

So cute! Brilliant work ,Melissa! I would like to see it again!! #6729078

Brook Burling 11/10/2008 10:49:03 AM

Awesome work Melissa! I love the cute facial expressions. #6734971

Ujjwal Mukherjee 11/25/2008 7:18:42 PM

HUGE Congratulations,Melissa!!! #6805047

Kay E. Mahoney 11/25/2008 7:20:56 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa. #6805080

Susan Fox 11/25/2008 9:18:53 PM

Congratulations Melissa :-) #6806370

Graham Robards 11/25/2008 9:30:35 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Melissa! ~Pat #6806516

Nadya Johnson 11/25/2008 11:17:53 PM

What a wonderful shot (and story) this is! Congratulations on your outstanding finalist! #6807336

Mary K. Robison 11/26/2008 2:40:12 AM

Heart-warming story and beautiful b&w capture, Melissa. Congratulations on your finalist! #6808115

Dawn M. Schneider 11/26/2008 5:17:56 AM

This is such a wonderful image im so glad it made it to the finalists #6809114

Bojan Bencic 11/26/2008 7:16:11 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Melissa. So cute. #6809965

Alexis Yobbagy 11/26/2008 7:22:12 AM

YIPPEE!!! Congratulations on your finalist! I hope it goes all the way!!! #6810023

Sam Britt 11/26/2008 7:32:50 AM

Congratulations on this finalist, Melissa. Very cute image! #6810096

Debra R. Harder 11/26/2008 9:54:37 AM

WHOOOOO-HOOOOO!! WTG, Melissa! So happy to see this of my favs. Big congratulations my friend on your fantastic finalist! Deb #6811082

Shannon D. Miller 11/26/2008 10:13:18 AM goodness! What a BEAUTIFUL photo Melissa! This really touches the heart! EXCELLENT work! CONGRATULATIONS!! #6811167

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 11/26/2008 10:54:44 AM

A wonderful capture, and a winner for all!! Congratulations Melissa !! #6811381

Denny E. Barnes 11/26/2008 11:25:10 AM

Congratulations on your excellent finalist, Melissa! It's well deserved!!....Denny #6811584

Patricia Ronan 11/26/2008 1:43:35 PM

Congratulations Melissa!!! a beautiful finalist:)

R. J. Laudenbacher 11/26/2008 3:27:12 PM

Congratulatons Melissa on this well deserved finalist #6812935

Bill Knaps 11/26/2008 6:06:27 PM

Wooooooooooo Hoooooooooooooooooo Melissa, WTG. Congrats on a well deserved Finalist. Bill #6813318

Usman M. Bajwa 11/27/2008 12:56:11 AM

Congrats on this stunning capture and Finalist.

UB. #6814735

Daniella Puente 11/28/2008 10:54:56 AM

Happy to see this one into finalist Melissa :) good luck! #6820381

Linda Blair 11/28/2008 4:50:34 PM

That medal says finalist...but it's a real winner and should be a gold medal....this is totally awesome and adorable....congratulations!!!!!!! #6822421

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Diego was rescued from certain euthanasia at an overcrowded animal shelter at the last minute. He now lives with a loving family : )

October 2008 - Animals

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 25.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi

Uploaded on 10/27/2008 8:04:35 PM Photo Contest Finalist

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