Deb Koskovich 1/14/2009 6:12:17 AM

Wow...everything works here. Comp is right on, effects/textures add so much to the image. Beautiful skin tones and eyes. #1067573

Dominick M. Dimacale 1/14/2009 6:26:10 AM

This is a lovely portrait, Betsy.

Dominick #7028741

Christine Welsand 1/14/2009 6:31:14 AM

Gorgeous! Great colors, love the sharp eyes! #7028777

Betsy Labuschagne 1/14/2009 7:59:49 AM

Thank you so much!! #7029190

Rebecca K. Lefferts 1/14/2009 11:52:01 AM

I really like this portrait- beautiful job on the eyes and texture. #7030048

John Connolly 1/14/2009 12:58:20 PM

The eyes have done it again, Betsy! You capture some wonderful portraits! #7030310

Carrie M. Groseclose 1/14/2009 1:38:38 PM

This is such a beautiful portrait, Betsy. I love the texture, lighting and his gorgeous eyes! #7030425

Karen Bacon 1/14/2009 2:13:01 PM

Excellent portrait Betsy!!!! #7030540

Melissa G. Meiselman 1/14/2009 4:43:58 PM

This is absolutely awesome, Betsy!! It has all the elements....great expression, terrific composition, wonderful skin tones and great lighting!!! I love all of your portrait work!!! #7030959

Kathleen K. Parker 1/14/2009 8:53:47 PM

What a lovely portrait, Betsy!
kk #7031953

Max Aureli 1/14/2009 9:11:44 PM

Well done portrait of this gorgeous boy, Betsy!! Beautiful expression and nicely posing!! #7031992

Betsy Labuschagne 1/15/2009 5:37:19 AM

Thank you so much for your lovely comments, I really appreciate it :) #7033404

Don Pragel 1/15/2009 11:22:36 AM

Betsy, You have a gallery filled with the most intriguing portraits. They are truly fabulous. I aspire to have work like this. Don #7035067

Amber J. Skene 1/15/2009 7:51:31 PM

Amazing Betsy!! Fantastic comp, lighting, tones, and pose. Love the texture and those eyes!!! #7036800

Betsy Labuschagne 1/16/2009 6:02:48 AM

Don, your gallery is filled with amazing captures! Thank you so much for your kind comments!

Amber, thank you! I always appreciate your input!! #7038774

Daniella Puente 1/16/2009 8:07:09 AM

Beautiful look, very sweet and wonderful combination of tones and textures :) #7039385

Joan Powell 1/16/2009 6:12:10 PM

he is so cute , with a bit of mischief in his eyes . #7041240

Betsy Labuschagne 1/17/2009 7:58:49 AM

Thank you Daniella and Joan, I really appreciate your comments!! #7043485

Dianna Murphy 1/25/2009 6:15:59 PM

A winner, very well done! #7086346

Betsy Labuschagne 1/26/2009 1:21:23 AM

Thank you so much Dianna :) #7087659

Jenny D 1/28/2009 2:34:52 PM

WOW!! I love this shot! priceless!! #7099410

Betsy Labuschagne 1/28/2009 10:08:43 PM

Thank you Jen, I appreciate your comment!! #7100456

Debra R. Harder 2/1/2009 5:51:39 PM

This is truly outstanding, Betsy! An absolute favorite for me! Deb #7115415

Betsy Labuschagne 2/2/2009 12:22:13 AM

Thank you Deb, I always value your comments :) #7116233

Cesar J. La Rosa 2/7/2009 9:22:22 PM

Beautiful portrait, Betsy!!! Excellent lighting, colors, textures and composition. I'm sure we'll be seeing this one again very soon.
Cesar #7139653

Betsy Labuschagne 2/8/2009 6:09:27 AM

Thank you so much Cesar :) #7141006

Helen N. McHugh 3/11/2009 2:19:06 AM

Beautiful capture, Betsy! #7270041

Helen N. McHugh 3/11/2009 2:19:41 AM

Beautiful capture, Betsy! #7270043

Betsy Labuschagne 3/11/2009 4:07:17 AM

Thank you Helen! #7270433

Avril Young 3/23/2009 4:38:37 PM

wow, Betsy, this is stunning, awesome tones, composition...outstanding work!...a winner for sure! LOVE IT. #7320081

Betsy Labuschagne 3/23/2009 10:43:46 PM

Thank you so much Avril, I appreciate your wonderful comment :) #7321132

Melissa G. Meiselman 4/22/2009 2:21:08 PM

Congratulations on your stunning finalist, Betsy!!! #7433268

Max Aureli 4/22/2009 2:24:23 PM

Yahoooooo Betsy!!!! Congratulations!!!
Are you sleeping??? Yap.. Ale' ... Congratulations my friend!!!!! :-)))) #7433300

Daniella Puente 4/22/2009 4:12:03 PM

GREAT to see this again Betsy!!! CONGRATS :)) #7434406

Judi Morrissey 4/22/2009 7:29:19 PM

love this. congrats! #7436020

Nilesh J. Bhange 4/22/2009 9:12:34 PM

Congratulations! Best wishes for the win! #7436583

Cesar J. La Rosa 4/22/2009 9:33:19 PM

I knew we were going to see this one again. I'm so happy this beautiful portrait is among the Finalists now.
Congratulations, Betsy!!!
Cesar #7436678

Usman M. Bajwa 4/22/2009 10:30:54 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Betsy. Good luck in the next round!.

Usman. #7437030

Betsy Labuschagne 4/22/2009 11:20:52 PM

Thank you all so very much!! I am really pleased with this one :) Congratulations to all the finalists!!! Good luck in the next round!!! #7437217

agnes indrawati 4/23/2009 12:31:27 AM

Congratulations on your finalist! :-) #7437453

Datha Y. Thompson 4/23/2009 11:41:16 AM

Congratulations Betsy!!! :0) #7440579

Ann Coates 4/23/2009 7:09:05 PM

Huge congrats Betsy on this superb finalist. #7442158

Betsy Labuschagne 4/23/2009 10:35:29 PM

Thank you :) #7442628

Dianna Murphy 4/25/2009 4:24:29 PM

This is my pick to win! A wonderful image!!! Congratulations! #7449550

Datha Y. Thompson 4/27/2009 11:31:44 AM

Congratulations on your WINNER!! Beautiful :0) #7456730

Ann Coates 4/27/2009 1:47:48 PM

Congratulations Betsy, well deserved. #7457144

ROLAN NARMAN 4/27/2009 7:12:13 PM

Huge Congratulations on your gorgeous winner Betsy! #7458503

Max Aureli 4/27/2009 7:23:39 PM

WoWWWWWWWW Betsy!!!!!!

Max Aureli 4/27/2009 7:26:17 PM

ha ha ha ha :-)))) and you got another one!!! #7458570

Max Aureli 4/27/2009 7:28:33 PM

Yupppyyyy my dear friend!!!!
Congratulations on your son Winner!!! LOL
Great work my Betsy!!!! LOL
WOWWW!!! #7458580

Betsy Labuschagne 4/28/2009 12:57:37 AM

Thank you all so much for all your support and congratulations, I really appreciate it!!! #7459338

Max Aureli 4/28/2009 3:51:06 AM

LOL Congratulations Betsy friend!!!!

I just wake up my friend and, this Gold is Cool!!!!! :-)))

What's up? #7459778

Betsy Labuschagne 4/28/2009 4:01:36 AM

LOL Max, thank you so much for ALL your congratulations :))) #7459816

Elida Gutierrez 4/28/2009 7:37:30 AM


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"August Winners"


Elida Gutierrez 4/28/2009 9:23:34 AM


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"MARCH Winners"

Sorry!!! #7461345

Usman M. Bajwa 4/28/2009 10:13:45 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Betsy on this fantastic WINNER!!

Usman. #7461557

Chris Henning 4/28/2009 10:50:58 AM

Gorgeous portrait, Betsy! Congrats on your win:) #7461680

Betsy Labuschagne 4/29/2009 7:56:01 AM

Thank you Elida, Usman and Chris!! #7464377

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 4/29/2009 2:57:45 PM

What an amazing portrait Betsy, congratulations on your win! #7465730

Linda Blair 4/30/2009 5:37:33 AM

Amazing win.....congratulations!!!!! #7467946

Betsy Labuschagne 4/30/2009 11:28:36 PM

Thank you Donna and Linda, I appreciate your wonderful comments!! #7470963

anonymous 5/1/2009 5:00:01 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved win! #7474288

Betsy Labuschagne 5/2/2009 1:47:52 AM

Thank you so much Sheryl! #7475410

Dominick M. Dimacale 5/20/2009 2:36:22 AM

Congratulations Betsy on your Win!!!

Dominick #7539102

Betsy Labuschagne 5/20/2009 7:44:34 AM

Thank you Dominick!! #7540183

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BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Finalist
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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