The Big Surprise

© Susana Ms Heide

The Big Surprise

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic 2/7/2009 9:12:49 AM

Absolutely adorable expression! Love the red hat
and lighting! Carrie #1080098

Michelle Alton 2/7/2009 9:23:15 AM

Babies in adult hats can be this one, Susana. Great lighting! #7137717

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 2/7/2009 9:47:03 AM

Too cute and funny Susana, those eyes~! #7137786

Dale Hardin 2/7/2009 10:31:44 AM

Stunning image Susana. Love the composition, the color, tones and of course the eyes and expression. Couldn't be better. #7137937

Linda L. Ruiz 2/7/2009 10:43:37 AM

I just love the lighting. You caught this on perfectly. #7137963

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 2/7/2009 10:54:35 AM

Nice capture, Susana. She is adorable. Love that hat. #7138000

Melissa Olsen 2/7/2009 12:01:54 PM

Outstanding clarity, color and light. Your composition is wonderful! #7138232

Susana Ms Heide 2/7/2009 12:25:40 PM

Thank you Carrie, Michelle, Donna, Dale, Linda, Kay and Melissa! She had so many cute expressions but also lots of smiles :o) #7138333

Ron Jones level-classic 2/7/2009 12:37:14 PM

Nicely composed, Susana. The expression and color are outstanding but it is the framing that makes this image exceptional. #7138378

Joy Rector 2/7/2009 12:55:56 PM

how precious #7138425

Lynne Morris 2/7/2009 1:33:05 PM

Haha, this is so adorable Susana, great light, tones and comp. #7138541

Melissa G. Meiselman 2/7/2009 1:51:42 PM

OHHH that red hat is really something, Susana!!! Her expression is simply priceless and your photo is terrific!!! #7138590

Mitch Spence level-classic 2/7/2009 2:05:21 PM

Great, Susana. She'll either love this when she's grown or hate it and hide it from perspective suitors. :) #7138608

Dianna Murphy 2/7/2009 4:31:33 PM

Well I think you have a winner. Wonderful! #7138974

Susana Ms Heide 2/7/2009 6:25:08 PM

Many THANKS to each one of you (Ron, Joy, Lynne, Melissa, Mitch and Dianna) for responding with such positive comments! Mitch, lol on your comment... no kidding :o) #7139291

Sheila D. Robertson 2/7/2009 8:13:41 PM

Too Cute! Your timing, pov, light and comp are beautiful #7139577

Jane Holestine 2/8/2009 5:10:08 AM

Gorgeous! Adorable expression, great comp, lighting and color. #7140741

Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/8/2009 6:01:01 AM

Terrific expression you caught here, Susana, and the angle of presentation is just right. Great lighting and color. #7140960

Susana Ms Heide 2/8/2009 9:30:33 AM

Sheila, Jane and Nikki: Thanks for the wonderful messages!! #7141770

Walter H. Wiesbeck 2/8/2009 11:16:25 AM

A adorable and cut expression on this one,Susana beautiful work #7142095

Eva Pastor level-classic 2/8/2009 4:03:08 PM

I love it! Great expression on the little girl's face ... and the red hat ... perfect! #7142871

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 2/8/2009 8:53:10 PM

I'm glad you liked it Walter and Eva! THANK YOU! #7143528

Nancy J. Locke level-classic 2/9/2009 10:58:58 AM

How precious and adorable. This will be one happy baby when she grows up and has this pic to treasure. :D

Cheers! Nancy L #7145894

Gena L. Talbot level-classic 2/10/2009 10:26:41 PM

So adorable and with perfect lighting! Love this image Susana :) Great work!!! #7151939

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 2/11/2009 7:33:45 PM

Thank you very much Nancy and Gena!! #7155673

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 2/14/2009 4:16:41 PM

What a fun portrait! And you really achieved clarity in those eyes! #7166126

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 2/15/2009 10:10:29 PM

Thank you very much, Deborah!! #7169943

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 2/27/2009 5:26:29 PM

Her expression is pricelss, fabulous portrait! #7223932

Chuck Bruton level-classic 2/28/2009 1:09:20 PM

Inspires me to want mine better
Well done #7226658

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 3/1/2009 8:52:45 PM

P E R F E C T ! ! ! ! #7231050

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 3/9/2009 11:09:29 AM

Corinne, Chuck and Datha: It means a lot to get your positive reviews! THANKS! #7263090

Howard B. Cheek level-classic 3/10/2009 7:04:07 AM

This is wonderful Susana..
And that's an understatement :)
Very well done!
Howard #7266676

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 3/11/2009 9:47:17 AM

Thank you Howard for your compliments! #7272150

Max Aureli level-classic 3/23/2009 7:00:45 PM

he he ... It just make me laugh this portrait!!! :-))
What expression and what hat on this gorgeous baby!!! Great lights and the moment was captured very well, Susana!!
Hope to see this one gorgeous portrait ... in a few days by now!!!
Fantastic work and you do a great portraits photography, my friend!! #7320683

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 3/23/2009 9:35:10 PM

Max, I really appreciate your generous compliments on my work! Thank you for taking the time to look! #7321084

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 3/25/2009 12:38:42 PM

It doeosn't get any cuter than this. Huge congrats on this beautiful finalist Susana. #7329010

David M. Montero 3/25/2009 2:08:36 PM

Beautiful!!! Congratulations Susana!!! #7329735

Elida Gutierrez 3/25/2009 2:10:04 PM

Cute, cute, cute, CONGRATULATIONS!!! #7329750

Susan Fox 3/25/2009 4:32:53 PM

Congratulations Susana! #7330791

Michelle Alton 3/25/2009 5:30:19 PM

Brilliant finalist, Susana. I have loved this from the start! #7331177

Leslie McLain level-classic 3/25/2009 6:18:32 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist. #7331500

Pat Gamwell level-classic 3/25/2009 6:29:29 PM

I can see a 'gold' coming! SUPERB finalist! #7331584

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 3/25/2009 6:32:13 PM

An exquisite finalist, Susana! A joy to view! Congratulations! #7331603

Debra R. Harder 3/25/2009 6:51:37 PM

OMGOSH, Susana! This put a huge smile on my face. Absolutely PRECIOUS!! Congratulations on another brilliant finalist! Deb #7331722

Michelle L. Frick 3/25/2009 6:58:26 PM

Tee hee - I knew we'd see this again! Congratulations Susana! #7331780

Sherran Andersen level-classic 3/25/2009 9:03:00 PM

Congrats on your finalist. Sherran #7332391

Laurence Saliba level-classic 3/25/2009 9:38:48 PM

ADORABLE!!!!!!! Congrats again Susana!!!! #7332472

Gena L. Talbot 3/25/2009 10:58:49 PM

Congratulations on this WONDERFUL finalist Susana! Huge Favorite of mine for sure :) Great Work!!! #7332565

Susana Ms Heide 3/25/2009 11:17:32 PM

All of your messages have been so encouraging! THANKS so much, everyone!!! #7332591

Nick Lagos 3/25/2009 11:34:54 PM

One can't help but smile when you see this..perfect timing..well done Susana.. good luck with it #7332620

Susie Peek-Swint 3/26/2009 7:35:28 AM

This is so adorable Susana ~ congrats on a well-deserved finalist! #7334390

Angie Sidles level-classic 3/26/2009 1:23:16 PM

Absolutely ADORABLE!! So well deserved Susana. Congrats! Hope to see it again! :) #7335717

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/26/2009 3:33:47 PM

You already know I love this Susana! Congratulations on your finalist! #7336252

Susan Fox 3/26/2009 4:25:20 PM

Congratulations on your win Susana! #7336478

Max Aureli 3/26/2009 4:26:03 PM

Congratulations Susana for this fantastic Winner!!!!! :-)))) #7336485

Larry L. Redmon level-classic 3/26/2009 4:26:29 PM

Fantastic portrait, Susana! Congratulations! #7336487

Erin Kirsten 3/26/2009 4:38:26 PM

Congratulations on your finish!! This is so phenomenally done and so amazingly cute!! #7336582

A P 3/26/2009 5:08:26 PM

So cute


Evy Johansen level-classic 3/26/2009 6:05:17 PM

Love it, Susana!! Big congratulations on this wonderful and well deserved win!! #7337181

Wendy Moghadam 3/26/2009 6:25:17 PM

This is priceless!! Congratulations on your win! #7337328

Pat Gamwell 3/26/2009 8:52:13 PM

A perfect GOLD WINNER, Susana! Not at all surprised! Big congrats! #7337818

Kate Baumgartner 3/26/2009 9:01:44 PM

Innocence and simplicity. Congratulations. Looking forward to seeing more of your work. #7337863

Susana Ms Heide 3/26/2009 9:41:00 PM

Many THANKS to each one of you for the kind messages (Nick, Susie, Angie, Donna, Susan, Max, Larry, Erin, Ann, Evy, Wendy, Pat and Kate)!! I truly appreciate all the support! :o))) #7338005

Tiia Vissak 3/27/2009 2:17:49 AM

Congratulations! #7338569

Max Aureli 3/27/2009 2:21:28 AM

he he he :-))) I was not wrong, Susana!!! :-))) #7338582

Laurence Saliba level-classic 3/27/2009 6:20:42 AM

A BIG Congratulations!!!! #7339494

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/27/2009 8:18:47 AM

This is adorable!
Congratulations on this awesome gold winner Susana!

jo ann c. #7339940

Judi Morrissey 3/27/2009 10:41:38 AM

Congrats! What a wonderful expression! #7340566

Mitch Spence level-classic 3/27/2009 11:42:00 AM

No surprise here, Susana. A great portrait. #7340758

Rhonda Burger 3/27/2009 12:12:15 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!!
Rhonda #7340963

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 3/27/2009 1:03:31 PM

Huge congrats on bringing home the Gold, Susana. #7341138

Cora Miller level-classic 3/27/2009 8:34:08 PM

Simply delightful. You can't help but smile looking at this cute expression and the hat frames it perfectly. Congratulations on your win, Susana. #7342296

Walter Graziano 3/28/2009 3:36:15 AM

Wonderful capture of a fabulous expression!!! Congratulations on your WIN! #7343084

Susana Ms Heide 3/28/2009 11:26:24 AM

WOW!! I'm in AWE of all the support!! THANK YOU so very much everyone!!! #7344705

Wanda Judd level-classic 3/28/2009 2:12:21 PM

Susana, congratulations...I love the bight red hat and clarity in this shot... #7345238

Candy Avera level-classic 3/28/2009 2:21:02 PM

Quite adorable! Congrats! #7345289

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/28/2009 5:08:32 PM

This really is simply superb!!! Big congrats to you Susana!!! #7345830

Michael Umbreit 3/28/2009 5:26:52 PM

Susana - Congratulations on your win! Wow, what a shot! - Mike #7345918

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 3/28/2009 9:01:06 PM

Brings a huge smile to my face everytime I see it. Congratulations, Susana! A sensational win! #7346500

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/28/2009 11:25:44 PM

Congratulations on your win Susana, so cute! #7346689

Christian Rosito 3/29/2009 6:33:51 AM

Congratulations on your win Susana! #7347418

Anna Diederich 3/29/2009 1:56:00 PM

How adorable! Congratulations, Susana!! #7349232

Susana Ms Heide 3/30/2009 10:54:04 AM

I apprecite each one of your messages!!! THANKS guys!!! #7352866

Katarina Mansson 3/31/2009 3:43:47 AM

YEAH lovely to see this with a yellow badge - congratulations Susana! #7355407

Les Rhoades level-classic 3/31/2009 6:09:42 AM

Congrats on your selection for the BP SNAP-SHOT newsletter #414 #7355811

Dr Silly 3/31/2009 6:42:19 AM

WOW, Awesome portrait. Congrats on the Gold and the selection for the BP Snap-Shot news letter. :O)

Datha Y. Thompson 3/31/2009 6:51:55 AM

OMG I love this soooo much!!! Everything about it is just PERFECT!!!
A belated Congrats on the GOLD!!! (no suprise) and another CONGRATULATIONS for being Featured in Snap-Shot!!! YGG :) #7355900

Loan Tran level-classic 3/31/2009 7:00:20 AM

Love the baby's expression and the red hat, so precious, so adorable. #7355930

Corinne M. Thompson level-classic 3/31/2009 7:02:41 AM

Congrats on both, the win and your SnapShot feature! #7355935

Susie Peek-Swint level-classic 3/31/2009 8:04:35 AM

Many congrats Susana ~ both the gold and snap-shot feature .. adorable capture! #7356146

Mitch Spence level-classic 3/31/2009 8:28:32 AM

You bet, big congratulations on both! #7356248

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 3/31/2009 8:39:22 AM

Congratulations on your SNAPSHOT gallery feature Susana!!!! This image makes me smile every time!! #7356302

Colleen Farrell level-classic 3/31/2009 8:51:03 AM

This is SO cute--great title. She's saying, "But I'm too young for the Red Hat Society!" lol Big congrats on a most well-deserved WIN and feature in Snapshot! #7356343

Susana Ms Heide 3/31/2009 9:04:28 AM

Now I'm the one who got a "Big Surprise" by having BP choose this for the SNAP SHOT newsletter! Thank you so much for the honor, BP!! And a BIG THANK YOU to all of you, my wonderful friends here at BP, for the congrats!! You better believe that I'm smiling today :o) #7356398

Cesar J. La Rosa 3/31/2009 9:22:37 AM

Big Congratulations on your SnapShot Gallery Feature, Susana!!! I was so happy to see those familiar eyes when I opened my inbox this morning. You're an excellent photographer and this recognition is very well-deserved.
Congratulations, my friend!!!
Cesar #7356451

Max Aureli 3/31/2009 9:28:00 AM

he he he :-))))
Yahooooo Susanaaaaaa!!!!! :-))))
Where is the snap-shot feature??? Where I can find it??? :-)) #7356457

Susana Ms Heide 3/31/2009 9:42:43 AM

I believe that link should work, Max! You can subscribe to receive BP's newsletters and mailings. Thanks for the enthusiastic cheer Max and thank you Cesar for your constant support! #7356491

Max Aureli 3/31/2009 9:54:24 AM

Thank you Susana. Yes, your image of the surprised red hat baby girl is in that link!!! LOL!!! :-))
Really happy for you... great shot and great achievements!!!! Brava :-))) #7356522

Susana Ms Heide 3/31/2009 4:54:39 PM

Glad you found the newsletter, Max and thanks agan for your kind words!! #7357668

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/1/2009 12:08:18 AM

CONGRATS. on getting Golden

Usman. #7358439

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 4/2/2009 1:28:16 AM

Congratulations Susana on your 2nd Win!!!

Dominick #7362618

Elida Gutierrez level-classic 4/2/2009 7:25:34 AM


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Kathy L. Clark level-classic 4/2/2009 1:44:35 PM

Susana congrats on our absolutely fabulous winner and snap shot of the day. What a beautiful baby and wonderful portrait. #7365212

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 4/2/2009 3:50:56 PM

Thank you very much Usman, Dominick, Elida and Kathy! And a special THANK YOU to Elida for that special gesture of creating these beautiful trophies every month! :o)) #7365424

Susan Jane Allen level-classic 4/4/2009 11:18:10 PM

SO AMAZINGLY SWEET! Congratulations! #7372697

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 9/10/2009 8:16:22 PM

This is simply a stunning, precious image! What a beautiful little one and what an expression captured! I have so enjoyed my visit to your gallery! Awesome stuff everywhere! #7933379

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 9/11/2009 3:53:49 PM

Thank you so much Susan!! Thomas, I truly appreciate the time you took to check out my gallery! Thank you for the generous compliments :o) #7935540

Christine Lobsinger level-classic 11/26/2010 10:21:50 PM

Outstanding baby portrait and HAT and LIGHTING!!!
I can't seem to get out of your gallery Susana!
Chris #9065539

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 12/14/2010 8:20:07 AM

Christina, it has been an honor to have you stop in my gallery and shower me with such wonderful compliments!!! You've been very encouraging! THANKS a mil!! #9102299

Cynthia j. Lesley level-classic 12/21/2014 6:58:03 PM

Wonderful photo and what a great job taking this photo. #11210717

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