~My Little Man~

© Betsy Labuschagne

~My Little Man~

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 5/3/2009 2:20:46 AM

Great eyes, expression and pose. Beautiful work Betsy! #1122436

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 5/3/2009 3:33:42 AM

Love this portrait, Betsy!
Great crop, pose, and expression. #7478658

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 5/3/2009 3:57:34 AM

Great portrait work and texture here, Betsy.

Usman. #7478743

JOAN MCANELLY 5/3/2009 5:13:29 AM

Great portrait Betsy! Very nice work!! #7478909

Jane Holestine 5/3/2009 5:30:56 AM

Beautiful portrait, Betsy. #7478926

Betsy Labuschagne 5/3/2009 9:42:52 AM

Thank you so much! I appreciate all of your wonderful comments! #7479466

Patti Coblentz level-classic 5/3/2009 10:10:27 AM

Gorgeous portrait, Betsy!
Patti #7479561

ROLAN NARMAN 5/3/2009 12:06:52 PM

Wonderful portrait of this handsome boy Betsy! #7480028

Daniella Puente 5/3/2009 12:33:21 PM

He is so handsome :) FABULOUS portrait one more time Betsy! The light treatment is simply wonderful... #7480107

Julianna J. Collett 5/3/2009 1:11:04 PM

Tone and light here are wonderful Betsy! #7480194

Kim Dietrich Elam 5/3/2009 6:12:33 PM

perfect lighting and clarity - super portrait! #7480982

Max Aureli 5/3/2009 7:12:35 PM

Gorgeous portrait, Betsy!! The eyes have a deep look and beautifully blue!!! Great skin tones, pose and BG on this capture my friend!! #7481117

Betsy Labuschagne 5/4/2009 12:22:55 AM

Thank you for the wonderful comments, much appreciated!! #7481560

Cindy Harter 5/4/2009 9:01:18 AM

wow !!!!! This is so beautiful !! #7483635

Betsy Labuschagne 5/4/2009 10:39:47 AM

Thank you Cindy! #7483938

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic 5/4/2009 10:21:23 PM

Wonderful portrait capture of your little man, Betsy!! He's a great subject for you!! Very, VERY nicely done indeed!! :o) #7485865

Betsy Labuschagne 5/6/2009 12:37:27 AM

Thank you so much Carolyn! It's his sixth birthday today. My little man is getting so big :) #7490248

Max Aureli 5/7/2009 6:48:52 PM

Happy Birthday little man!!!! #7497657

Betsy Labuschagne 5/7/2009 11:27:24 PM

Thank you Max! He had the Best Birthday :))) #7498127

Max Aureli 5/8/2009 2:58:07 AM

Oh ye?? I many little angels (girls) did he invaded to have his "the Best Birthday" party, Betsy??? :-))) #7498805

Betsy Labuschagne 5/8/2009 3:04:23 AM

LOL Max, he doesn't like girls, yet :) We're having his party tomorrow, no girls invited! #7498819

Max Aureli 5/8/2009 3:11:51 AM

LOL Betsy... he should start to get in trouble with angels now!! So, He will know how to handle the situation in the future!! LOL :-))

Betsy Labuschagne 5/8/2009 3:15:54 AM

Did you also start at age 6 Max??? LOL They can have angels when they're finished with school :))) My 8 year old had a little girl ask for his phone number when we were out for lunch the other day :))) #7498862

Max Aureli 5/8/2009 3:35:03 AM

I finish to go school at age of 5!! :-))
Oh.. did you see??? Also the little girl she has finished with the school... well you have both handsome boys, mom Queen Betsy!!!

Last year I teach my boy (2year old) to kiss a little girl (2year old) and, now they are together forever!!! They kiss each other all the time!! What I have done!!! :-)))))LOL #7498973

Betsy Labuschagne 5/8/2009 3:51:16 AM

LOL Max!! Your son will also have a following of angels one day :))) #7499093

Max Aureli 5/9/2009 7:27:54 PM

My Queen Betsy, Happy Mother's day my friend!! :-)))

Maxysharky King the I #7504129

Betsy Labuschagne 5/9/2009 11:48:15 PM

Thank you Max, that's so sweet of you! Don't forget to spoil your wife today :))) #7504371

Bandar Aljahmi 5/11/2009 2:31:12 AM

Great portrait! #7507845

Betsy Labuschagne 5/11/2009 4:01:56 AM

Thank you Bandar! #7508165

Vladan D. Djordjevic 5/19/2009 5:13:20 PM

Fantastic portrait! Lovely face, colors, details, lighting and clarity. #7538005

Betsy Labuschagne 5/19/2009 11:52:11 PM

Thank you Vladan, I appreciate your comment! #7538586

Dianna Murphy 6/2/2009 2:52:51 PM

Wonderful portrait, great tones and lighting. Handsome boy! Those eyes! #7590309

Betsy Labuschagne 6/3/2009 7:54:24 AM

Thank you so much Dianna!! #7593148

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic 6/19/2009 1:08:57 PM

Congratulations on this well deserved Finalist, Betsy!
This is a wonderful portrait! #7648928

Max Aureli 6/19/2009 2:51:51 PM

Congratulations Betsy!!!!! :-)))) Great portrait!! #7649789

Ann Coates level-classic 6/19/2009 7:25:42 PM

Super duper congratulations Betsy, way to go. This is simply the best. #7652210

Patti Coblentz level-classic 6/19/2009 7:36:20 PM

Such a great portrait, Betsy! Congratulations!
Patti #7652300

Dianna Murphy 6/19/2009 8:55:28 PM

Wonderful image/finalist. Congratulations!!! Dianna #7652779

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 6/19/2009 9:22:15 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Betsy, outstanding! #7652933

Betsy Labuschagne 6/19/2009 10:30:52 PM

Thank you so much everyone!! Congratulations to all the finalists and good luck! #7653394

Eugenio Diaz 6/20/2009 7:27:19 AM

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist! #7655467

Julianna J. Collett 6/20/2009 12:04:51 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful portrait! #7657118

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/20/2009 12:14:13 PM

Big congratulations on this fantastic finalist!! #7657168

Debra R. Harder 6/20/2009 4:04:35 PM

Congratulations, Betsy, on your outstanding finalist!! Deb #7658391

Sherran Andersen level-classic 6/20/2009 10:25:11 PM

Congrats Betsy. Sherran #7659382

Betsy Labuschagne 6/20/2009 11:50:42 PM

Thank you so much Eugenio, Julianna, Melissa, Debra and Sherran!! I appreciate your support! #7659551

Lynne Morris 6/21/2009 12:00:16 AM

Huge Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Betsy. #7659568

Daniella Puente 6/22/2009 12:13:49 PM

BIG CONGRATS on this WONDERFUL GOLD WINNER Betsy!!!!! #7665400

Max Aureli 6/22/2009 12:38:13 PM

Congratulations my friend Queen Betsy on this great Winner!!!!!!

I am really happy for you my friend!!!! LOL LOL LOL !!!!!!

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 6/22/2009 12:43:13 PM

Congratulations on your beautifully evocative 1st place win! #7665505

Max Aureli 6/22/2009 12:47:43 PM

LOL LOL Great GOLD!!! Betsy Betsy!!!!!! :-)))

Yahooooooooo!!!!!!! #7665539

Ann Coates level-classic 6/22/2009 12:53:36 PM

Yippee Betsy, fantastic that this got a GOLD. Congratulations. #7665579

Max Aureli 6/22/2009 12:58:18 PM

Betsy... are you sleeping???? LOL You should not!!
I am going to celebrate with one of my Guinness down the road!!! :-))))))

LOL LOL #7665611

Lynne Morris 6/22/2009 1:23:28 PM

Wooo Hoo WTG girl, Huge Congratulations on this beautiful winner Betsy! #7665744

Linda D. Lester level-classic 6/22/2009 2:17:43 PM

Beautiful....Congratulations! #7666019

Renee Doyle level-classic 6/22/2009 2:54:24 PM

Gorgeous!!! Congratulations Betsy!! #7666194

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 6/22/2009 3:05:36 PM

An incredible portrait with a unique quality to it!
Big congratulations on a well-deserved winner!
~♥~Lisa #7666252

Debra R. Harder 6/22/2009 4:18:22 PM

WTG, Betsy!! So happy to see you win First Place!! This is an amazing and outstanding portrait. HUGE CONGRATULATIONS!! Deb #7666631

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/22/2009 4:30:47 PM

Wonderful first prize winner, Betsy!! Congratulations!!! #7666682

Nikki McDonald level-classic 6/22/2009 4:44:32 PM

Wonderful expression and tones, Betsy. This is a terrific portrait. Congratulations on the first place win. #7666800

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 6/22/2009 4:48:07 PM

Outstanding Betsy, I'm so happy for you! Congratulations!!! #7666828

Michael M. Petrizzo 6/22/2009 5:26:51 PM

Fabulous portrait. Congrats on 1st. #7667073

ROLAN NARMAN 6/22/2009 6:08:57 PM

Huge congratulations on your First Prize Winner Betsy!!!! #7667248

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 6/22/2009 7:08:55 PM

Wonderful shot.. Congratulations Betsy !! #7667547

Betsy Labuschagne 6/23/2009 12:23:24 AM

Thank you all SO VERY MUCH!! I truly appreciate each and every comment!! I am very pleased!! #7668161

Max Aureli 6/23/2009 12:26:43 AM

LOL Good morning Queen Betsy!! :-))) #7668180

Nick Lagos 6/23/2009 3:41:18 AM

Wondeful portraiture here Betsy...huge congrats on winning the big Gold... #7668770

Eugenio Diaz 6/23/2009 5:15:29 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your First Place Win, Betsy! #7669195

Cathy Barrows 6/23/2009 5:20:46 AM

Congrats on your win...what a sweet expression #7669248

Nilesh J. Bhange 6/23/2009 6:49:56 AM

Congratulations! Beautiful portrait & post processing! #7669654

Kim Kleinschmidt level-classic 6/23/2009 7:07:40 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful FIRST place winner! #7669749

Tucker James 6/23/2009 8:50:47 AM

Congratulations Betsy - beautiful shot. #7670263

Katarina Mansson 6/23/2009 9:26:04 AM

Excellent natural portrait with spotless execution. Congratulations on your well deserved first place! #7670342

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 6/23/2009 10:41:23 AM

An image well worth its weight in GOLD, Betsy!!

Usman. #7670494

Betsy Labuschagne 6/23/2009 12:32:08 PM

Thank you very much Nick, Eugenio, Cathy, Nilesh, Kim, Tucker Katarina and Usman!! I appreciate your wonderful comments! #7670734

Tammy L. Newcomb 6/24/2009 8:21:24 AM

See I knew you were one of the best to consult with.... I have fallen in love with your images and hope that I too some day have beautiful people photos just as you. You are a huge inspiration to me.

This photo is right on the money and I am not surprised to see it in the first place spot.

As I stated to Ken, I am also honored to be on top along side you in the first place spot with such talented photographers.

Congrats...... #7673714

Chris Henning 6/24/2009 9:53:56 AM

Gorgeous portrait, Betsy! Huge congrats on your win! #7673991

Betsy Labuschagne 6/24/2009 11:05:38 AM

Thank you so much for your sweet words Tammy and Chris!! #7674207

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 6/26/2009 6:15:30 AM

Betsy -- This portrait is priceless. Just outstanding. Huge congrats on this wonderful winner.

Betsy Labuschagne 6/27/2009 4:23:30 AM

Thank you so much Mary Beth! #7683048

Lydia Williams level-classic 6/27/2009 1:47:09 PM

Beautiful portrait...and what a handsome little man..Congratulations! #7684368

Betsy Labuschagne level-classic 6/28/2009 12:45:18 AM

Thank you Lydia, I appreciate your comment! #7685412

JudyAnn Rector level-classic 7/2/2009 2:02:51 PM

Beatifully done, Betsy... CONGRATULATIONS! #7701586

Betsy Labuschagne level-classic 7/4/2009 9:17:04 AM

Thank you so much JudyAnn!! #7703670

Kathy Marciante level-classic 7/21/2009 6:18:16 AM

All your photos are amazing!! I love them all - difficult to pick a favorite! You do a great job with your textures. #7761911

Betsy Labuschagne level-classic 7/21/2009 9:55:02 AM

Thank you so much Kathy, I appreciate your wonderful comment! I like your style too!! #7762778

Max Aureli level-classic 8/17/2009 11:08:52 AM

I love this Black and White Betsy!! LOL:-))

(I am starting) LOL #7856836

Betsy Labuschagne level-classic 8/17/2009 12:45:16 PM

Thank you so much Max, I always value your wonderful input!! LOL #7857128

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 8/19/2009 3:35:53 AM

Congratulations Betsy on your Win!!!

Dominick #7866306

Betsy Labuschagne level-classic 8/19/2009 8:57:27 AM

Thank you so much Dominick!! #7867652

Max Aureli level-classic 8/19/2009 8:59:25 AM

I love this portrait (color portrait)!! :-)) Congratulations again my friend!! :-)) #7867659

Betsy Labuschagne level-classic 8/19/2009 9:02:41 AM

LOL, I am glad to see you're not color blind Max :) Thank you! #7867676

Max Aureli level-classic 8/19/2009 9:19:55 AM

Some time I am daltonico... :-))) #7867755

Sarah F. Myers level-classic 10/9/2009 8:17:36 PM

Amazing image!!! #8023492

Betsy Labuschagne level-classic 10/12/2009 11:19:23 AM

Thank you so much Sarah!! #8030661

Yulianto Soeroso level-classic 9/4/2010 7:59:43 AM

wonderfull #8881503

Yulianto Soeroso level-classic 9/4/2010 8:00:33 AM

wonderfull #8881504

Yulianto Soeroso level-classic 9/4/2010 8:01:37 AM

wonderfull #8881508

Max Aureli level-classic 1/1/2011 4:22:14 AM

Happy New Year Betzen!! #9136412

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 3/10/2011 9:16:23 AM

Boys and their personalities can be difficult to capture but you really have done an OUTSTANDING job here!! He just shines, even in his seriousness!! Belated CONGRATS Betsy on this well deserved WIN!! #9283745

Yulianto Soeroso level-classic 7/12/2012 6:43:37 AM

congratulate nice shot #10226402

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Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 44.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 350D DIGITAL

Uploaded on 5/3/2009 1:52:36 AM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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