Better Not Pout Too

© Steven W. Lepak

Better Not Pout Too

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 11/24/2009 9:36:55 AM

Well I love it.....I would love to photograph a Santa!!!! #1208995

Susan M. Campbell level-deluxe 11/24/2009 12:13:48 PM

I think it's great Steven. Very magical indeed. Nice work.

Happy holidays to you too. #8163744

Michelle Alton 11/24/2009 4:37:09 PM

You've accomplished your goal with aplomb! #8164332

Cathy Kovarik 11/24/2009 7:58:51 PM

Fantastic and very magical indeed. Nice work. #8164992

Brenda Sides level-deluxe 11/24/2009 8:26:29 PM

Would make a wonderful Christmas card...great work, Steven:) #8165042

Jane Hirst 11/25/2009 1:29:30 PM

One of my favorites!!! And it only gets better. Have a great holiday. #8167918

Jill Odice level-deluxe 12/15/2009 4:37:05 PM

Congrats on your finalist Steve! It is a sure winner!Really cool editing! #8219193

Fran J. Jagger 12/15/2009 5:03:36 PM

CONGRATS on your Finalist, Steven!
This is truly magical!! :) #8219382

Robert Jensen level-deluxe 12/15/2009 7:45:54 PM

Outstanding work #8220447

Anne M. Young 12/15/2009 9:17:09 PM

CONGRATULATIONS - a fantastic finalist! Magic #8220855

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 12/15/2009 9:59:40 PM

Huge Congrats on this awesome Finalist, Steven!!

UB. #8221078

Michelle Alton 12/16/2009 4:07:46 AM

Congratulations Steven. A wonderful Finalist! #8221943

Karen Celella level-deluxe 12/16/2009 7:33:17 AM

Congratulations on your magical finalist Steven. #8222746

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 12/16/2009 12:44:49 PM

Awesome digital technique, a cool Santa portrait Steven. Congratulations on your finalist! #8223798

Rick Clark 12/16/2009 3:42:02 PM

Great finalist. congrats! #8224231

Sam Britt 12/16/2009 7:51:52 PM

Congratulations on this finalist, Steven! #8225146

Debra R. Harder 12/17/2009 9:00:12 AM

This better win gold!! This is a superb image, Steven!! Love it!! Congratulations on your excellent finalist!! Deb #8226528

Freddy Bland 12/17/2009 9:16:32 AM

Magically Beautiful!! Wonderful finalist and work! #8226605

Kim Andelkovic level-deluxe 12/17/2009 4:39:04 PM

Oh this is just beautiful.....congrats on your finalist....hope you win this is just awesome. #8227617

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 12/17/2009 6:36:22 PM

Excellent, Steven!!! Congratulations!
Patti #8227905

Jane Hirst level-deluxe 12/19/2009 5:07:17 PM

Great finalist......still hoping I see this as a PHOTO OF THE DAY!!!!! have a great holiday #8233986

Summer A. Kozisek 12/23/2009 1:26:39 AM

I absolutely love the effects in this image Steven, congratulations on your finalist! #8240981

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(yep, that's me again).
Be good for goodness sake!

I have not had much time for photography (or BP) of late (busy climbing the rough side of the mountain). But in the spirit of the season, I could not resist revisiting this PS project - started over from scratch on this version.
My goal was to make it look a bit more realistic and less "cartoony" than the 08 version while retaining a "magical" quality.

Happy Holidays to all.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1677722/67108879 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 10.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D

Uploaded on 11/24/2009 9:00:57 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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