Bashful B&W

© Mitch Spence

Bashful B&W

Gail Sullivan level-classic 2/12/2009 12:35:16 PM

Mitch...easy to fall in love with this little girl with the sweet smile! #1082922

Terri L. Scribner 2/12/2009 12:53:58 PM

Love the conversion, Mitch! You've captured her very well!! #7158470

Ron McEwan 2/12/2009 1:49:58 PM

Excellent candid portrait Mitch, the detail and saturation is exceptional here. #7158636

Vicki L. Filippin 2/12/2009 2:17:56 PM

Mitch, I've loved EVERY on of your people shots from Guatemala and this is no exception. You have a remarkable talent of capturing feelings and emotions that tug at or make our hearts smile. KUDOS, once again!
~Vicki #7158723

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic 2/12/2009 2:39:40 PM

Awwww what a cutie. I love these shots of yours. #7158783

Jeff Robinson level-classic 2/12/2009 3:20:34 PM

A wonderful location portrait Mitch - Great Job! Jeff #7158858

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 2/12/2009 4:26:02 PM

Adorable Mitch, such a sweet capture

jo ann c. #7158955

Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/12/2009 4:47:15 PM

Oh my goodness, those eyes! This is just beautiful in black and white, Mitch, and the composition is wonderful. What an endearing portrait. #7159043

William F. Clair 2/12/2009 5:21:28 PM

You have a winner!!!! #7159131

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 2/12/2009 5:25:40 PM

She is beautiful, Mitch. Wonderful B&W capture. #7159145

Sirsendu Gayen level-classic 2/13/2009 11:23:33 AM

Beautiful B/W image.Excellent mood capture.Sweet smile too! #7161537

Nikki McDonald level-classic 2/14/2009 5:52:47 AM

Congrats on the EP #7163996

Marisol Pastor level-classic 2/14/2009 2:35:07 PM

Wonderful shot. Looks great in B&W! #7165882

Sam Britt level-classic 2/14/2009 5:36:52 PM

Terrific portrait, Mitch. Congratulations on thie EFP. #7166316

Joao Martinho level-classic 2/15/2009 11:42:12 AM

Wow, those eyes. All eyes in this fantastic capture, Mitch. Great B&W portrait. #7168303

Mitch Spence level-classic 2/16/2009 8:45:06 AM

I really appreciate your comments, Gail, Terri, Ron, Vicki, Carolyn, Jeff, Jo Ann, Nikki, Willie, Tammy, Sirsendu, Marisol, Sam, and Joao. I did fall in love with this little girl and her wonderful, bashful smile, so it's doubly pleasing to me that you respond to her as you do. #7171977

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 2/18/2009 11:36:02 AM

This is a really great image.. Extraordinaire work, Mitch ! #7179997

Mitch Spence level-classic 2/22/2009 8:06:21 AM

Thank you very much, Philippe. :) #7193333

Vladan D. Djordjevic 4/3/2009 6:41:26 PM

Fantastic portrait! Terrific tones and beautiful face! Lovely details and pov. #7369165

Mitch Spence level-classic 4/9/2009 9:16:57 AM

Vladan, thank you! :) #7388584

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 4/30/2009 1:53:00 PM

She is adorable, what a great black and white portrait Mitch! #7469671

Mitch Spence level-classic 4/30/2009 2:06:06 PM

Thanks, Donna. This recently won me about a hundred and fifty bucks, which made me smile--you bet. Never has gone anywhere at BP though. Trying it again here. I'm nothing if not stubborn. LOL #7469704

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 5/26/2009 1:39:30 PM


Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 5/26/2009 1:56:10 PM

Your stubborness paid off, Mitch. Congratulations. Good luck on the next round. #7560216

Pat Gamwell level-classic 5/26/2009 2:00:47 PM

WTG, girl! Big congrats! #7560311

Steve M. Harrington level-classic 5/26/2009 2:15:50 PM

Good on you, Mitch! :)
Steve #7560596

A P level-classic 5/26/2009 2:21:50 PM

Congratulations Mitch and I'm cheering for this outstanding capture to go...... ALL THE WAY!!! #7560673

Mitch Spence level-classic 5/26/2009 2:34:19 PM

Hey, thanks, you guys. Subborness is a good trait I guess. :) Ann, cool cheerleader! #7560830

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/26/2009 3:11:20 PM

huge congrats on your wonderful finalist!!! #7561305

Jeana Clark 5/26/2009 3:12:19 PM

Your Fabulous Finalist!!!
Best Of Luck In The Next Round!!!

~J~ #7561319

William F. Clair 5/26/2009 3:29:02 PM

Way up there... Love this!!! #7561540

Nikki McDonald level-classic 5/26/2009 3:34:33 PM

Well, well, well look what we have here! A finalist on its way to winning. Congratulations, Mitch. You know I just love this. #7561611

Sharon Sawyer 5/26/2009 3:42:33 PM

Mitch, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding finalist and all the best in the next round!!!!!!!!!!!!. #7561687

Ken Smith level-classic 5/26/2009 5:53:05 PM

You're a world traveler! Congrats, Mitch!! #7562952

Sherran Andersen level-classic 5/26/2009 7:22:28 PM

Congrats Mitch. Sherran #7563524

Eugenio Diaz 5/26/2009 8:22:11 PM

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist…Well done!
Good Luck in the next Round!!!

Debra R. Harder 5/27/2009 8:40:03 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Mitch! This is a GOLD winner in my eyes! Outstanding! Deb #7566724

Daniella Puente 5/27/2009 9:27:41 AM

Hi Mitch :o) This is so touching and beautiful photo, BIG CONGRATS on this deserved finalist!!! #7567054

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 5/27/2009 9:38:10 AM

Congratulations on this splendid finalist, Mitch !! #7567112

Kerry Hill 5/27/2009 1:05:03 PM

Huge Congratulations to you, Mitch!!!!! #7567928

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 5/27/2009 2:14:21 PM

Congratulations Mitch!!
This is A Precious Capture!!
I Love her expression!!! #7568091

Susan M. Hembree level-classic 5/27/2009 3:13:06 PM

This is wonderful, Mitch! Congratulations on your finalist! #7568374

Mitch Spence level-classic 5/28/2009 9:31:19 AM

Thanks to everyone for taking the time to stop and for all your great comments and congrats. I appreciate them so much. #7571653

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 5/28/2009 1:24:19 PM

Congrats, Mitch! #7572622

Cassie L. Woodlee 5/29/2009 9:07:58 PM

Congratulations, Mitch!!!! #7578042

Colleen Farrell 5/29/2009 10:01:21 PM

Still making my way through the finalists ... This is so cute, Mitch! Big congrats! #7578166

Linda Blair 6/1/2009 9:56:57 AM

Congratulations!!!!!!!! #7585484

Marisol Pastor 6/1/2009 4:10:21 PM

Congratulations Mitch! #7586507

Mitch Spence level-classic 6/6/2009 10:35:20 AM

Shelly, Cassie, Colleen, Linda, and Marisol, thank you very much. This one is a favorite of mine and it's always so nice if one of those is recognized. #7603112

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A black and white conversion, with some rework, of an earlier photo of this bashful little girl, helping out her family at a produce market in Antigua, Guatemala.


Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 28.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 2/12/2009 12:25:30 PM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera Photo Contest Finalist

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