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Ritajane Smith level-deluxe 12/3/2009 8:27:13 AM

Awesome Datha! Great job! #1212226

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 12/3/2009 9:00:22 AM

She's such a beauty, Datha! Again gorgeous work! #8187989

Dr Silly 12/3/2009 9:09:52 AM

Mu favorite, beautiful. :O) #8188016

Jane Holestine 12/3/2009 9:31:00 AM

I love this, Datha. Awesome work!! #8188058

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe 12/3/2009 9:36:43 AM

This is Outstanding Datha! Jeff #8188075

Rod Partington level-deluxe 12/3/2009 9:52:55 AM

Awesome,Datha! #8188128

Alexis Yobbagy 12/3/2009 11:22:11 AM

Wow Datha!!! You have the most amazing gift!!! #8188378

Kara L. Hendricks level-deluxe 12/3/2009 12:14:27 PM

P E R F E C T I O N!!!!!!!!!!!! #8188511

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 12/3/2009 1:16:27 PM

Fantastic image, Datha. So sweet. #8188589

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 12/3/2009 2:02:37 PM

Adorable, Datha. #8188669

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe 12/3/2009 2:18:56 PM

Awwww...this is so beautiful Datha! I love the snowflake on her cheek too! #8188714

Robert Jensen level-deluxe 12/3/2009 4:31:02 PM

How nice to have a model in the family - beautifully done #8189015

Lisa D. Greer level-deluxe 12/3/2009 5:22:03 PM

Simply beautiful! #8189126

Lisa D. Greer level-deluxe 12/3/2009 5:53:51 PM

Wow Datha, Another great image from you as always. Great details, color and clarity. What a stunning winter scene.Iím adding this one to my favorites. #8189227

Howard B. Cheek level-deluxe 12/3/2009 6:20:53 PM

Wonderful image Datha!
I particularly liked "Faith".
Very appropriate for the Christmas season..We may get some snow here in Central Texas tomorrow..Yippee! :)
Very well done. #8189282

Katarina Mansson 12/3/2009 11:21:10 PM

Lovely winter image, girl, work and presentation Datha! #8189714

Datha Y. Thompson 12/4/2009 7:25:38 AM

Thank You ALL so Very very much!! :0) #8190466

Joannie Bertucci level-deluxe 12/4/2009 8:58:58 PM

Datha, this is such stunning work! I can't believe you remember all the steps it took to create this creation! :-) If you give free lessons count me in! :-) #8192127

Joannie Bertucci 12/7/2009 4:47:52 AM

Everything about this image is fantastic Datha. Great Colors and details for this photo. I know this is my second comment, but this image is so dreamy. Well done again.


Diane L. Thomas 12/8/2009 5:59:22 AM

Creative and fantastic. Love it. #8200592

Rolando Rosito 12/9/2009 12:46:58 PM

Lovely image Datha, hope to see it again! #8204219

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 12/12/2009 8:35:56 PM

Datha you are such a talent. Every time I mosey on over to you gallery I am taken back with the beauty and originality!

You take chances and in doing so you have learned so much. That's the only way to go! To keep on learning and keep on trying new things...(and yet, through it all, you have a style of your own).

That is so cool to me!

Wonderful job here!

-Laura #8211876

Datha Y. Thompson 12/13/2009 7:49:09 AM

Thank You All so so VERY much!! Your comments and support mean alot to me!!

Cassie L. Woodlee 12/23/2009 1:20:35 PM

Datha I love this, how beautiful!!! #8242270

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 1/8/2010 6:50:31 AM

This is my favorite of your December entries, Datha. I love the composition, the clarity and color, and of course your darling niece is the perfect model.
My other favorites were endearing, Hey Santa Claus, and Shining Through (never get tired of that one). Good Luck. #8280855

Kara L. Hendricks level-deluxe 4/19/2010 6:29:10 AM

THIS ONE!! #8548301

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 4/29/2010 6:58:03 AM

Simply stunning!


Kara L. Hendricks level-deluxe 9/6/2010 6:57:49 AM

Congratulations Datha on being the first PG101 Gallery Showcase!! #8884543

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 9/6/2010 7:10:37 AM

What a sweet and inspirational image. Great work Datha!!!

Congratulations on being this weeks gallery showcase at 101! So well deserved! I love your style of photography!!!

Donna #8884587

Naomi Weiser 9/6/2010 7:42:50 AM

what a great photo to start photo of the week with! I love your portrait style! #8884651

Nikki McDonald level-deluxe 9/7/2010 3:44:29 AM

It's going to be a special pleasure to see this fresh and beautiful image on the homepage this week, Datha. Congratulations on the 101 POTW showcase feature. #8886074

Amanda D. Austwick level-deluxe 9/7/2010 7:24:08 AM

Datha, this is an incredibly well done image of your niece! Congratulations on your 101 POTD!!! #8886505

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 12/7/2010 11:47:10 PM

Great to see this again, Datha. Good luck!

UB. #9086690

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 1/18/2011 10:29:23 PM

I guess its time has come to be turned into Gold, good luck, Datha!

UB. #9172367

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 1/19/2011 2:35:14 AM

Outstanding in every way Datha! A huge congratulations and best of luck in the next round!!! #9172963

Naomi Weiser 1/19/2011 2:39:22 AM

i love everything about it, congrats! #9172976

Sarah A. Christian 1/19/2011 3:28:42 AM

Way to go, Datha!!! Congratulations on your Finalist! #9173098

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 1/19/2011 3:34:00 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Datha. #9173110

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 1/19/2011 5:28:04 AM

Congratulations, Datha on your gorgeous finalist! #9173791

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 1/19/2011 6:49:20 AM


Mary Timman level-deluxe 1/19/2011 7:13:22 AM

This is precious! Congratulations and good luck! #9174698

Katarina Mansson 1/19/2011 7:51:28 AM

YEAH - this is superb! Congratulations on your beautiful finalist and good luck next! #9174947

Richard B. Hallick 1/19/2011 8:14:42 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding finalist. One of my very favorites. Good luck in the next round. #9175113

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe 1/19/2011 8:52:09 AM

Love it....Congratulations! #9175339

Dr Silly level-deluxe 1/19/2011 9:01:55 AM

About time, congratulations Datha on your super Finalist. :O) #9175378

Amanda D. Austwick level-deluxe 1/19/2011 9:22:13 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Datha on this amazing Finalist! #9175470

Michele Peterson level-deluxe 1/19/2011 12:10:37 PM

A beautiful portrait of such a cutie!! Congratulations on your finalist!! #9176189

Merna L. Nobile 1/19/2011 5:02:12 PM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9177407

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 1/19/2011 5:08:32 PM

Very cute, great job, congratulations! #9177445

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 1/19/2011 5:22:00 PM

Just so sweet and beautiful, Datha...big congratulations on your finalist! #9177512

Elida Gutierrez level-deluxe 1/19/2011 6:28:57 PM

No one like the photogroup 101, excellent choice, THE BEST LUCK!!! #9177955

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 1/19/2011 7:40:41 PM

Stunning work Datha!! Congratulations!! #9178380

Lisa J. Boulden level-deluxe 1/20/2011 9:10:45 AM

Great work, Datha!
~♥~lisa #9180303

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 1/20/2011 9:11:45 AM

Congratulations on this marvelous Finalist Datha!

jo ann c. #9180307

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 1/20/2011 11:38:36 AM

A favorite of mine too, Datha. Congratulations. #9180721

Debra R. Harder 1/20/2011 1:07:25 PM

OMG, Datha! This is amazing!!!! Huge congratulations on your beautiful finalist!! Deb #9180925

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 1/20/2011 3:59:39 PM

Is that Etta James I hear in the background, singing out a heartfelt "At Last"? So happy to see your patience pay off with this great creation! Congratulations! #9181490

Datha Y. Thompson level-deluxe 1/20/2011 4:35:44 PM

And Congratulations to all of you as well!!!

Oh I love that song Chris!! LOL Yes I wont be able to get it out of my head now.. Thanks Again :) #9181595

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 1/20/2011 5:32:21 PM

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9181823

Virginia Leone level-deluxe 1/21/2011 7:31:05 AM

Congratulations on this finalist Datha! #9183054

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-deluxe 1/21/2011 7:55:55 PM


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Sam Britt level-deluxe 1/22/2011 7:06:54 PM

Congratulations! #9186176

Cindy Bendush level-deluxe 1/23/2011 2:41:48 PM

Beautiful winner Datha - congratulations! #9187601

Patti Coblentz level-deluxe 1/23/2011 2:43:40 PM

Big congratulations on this absolutely beautiful winner, Datha! #9187611

Jessica Jenney level-deluxe 1/23/2011 3:05:46 PM

Congratulatiosn, Datha on your gorgeous winner! #9187733

Jane Holestine 1/23/2011 3:40:51 PM

Congratulations, Datha! #9187924

Nancyj E. Hovey level-deluxe 1/23/2011 4:46:56 PM

on your very deserving
Second Place Winner! 8o) #9188164

Christopher Budny level-deluxe 1/23/2011 5:28:17 PM

A big, big congratulations for going gold, Datha! #9188329

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-deluxe 1/23/2011 6:18:03 PM

Big congratulations on this awesome 2nd Place Win Datha!

jo ann c. #9188551

Kay E. Mahoney level-deluxe 1/23/2011 6:38:16 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful 2nd place winner, Datha. She is so adorable. #9188697

Renee Doyle level-deluxe 1/23/2011 6:56:48 PM

Big congratulations Datha on this wonderful win!!! #9188833

Sharon Day level-deluxe 1/23/2011 7:27:49 PM

Beautiful image, Datha!! Congratulations! #9188960

Katarina Mansson 1/23/2011 11:17:50 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner Datha! #9189213

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 1/24/2011 1:44:06 AM

gorgeous winner, huge congrats!!! #9189338

Kara L. Hendricks level-deluxe 1/24/2011 3:50:50 AM

I am SMILING!!!!


Bill Houghton 1/24/2011 3:59:26 AM

Datha, congratulations on your beautiful win. Outstanding job. Bill #9189671

Bojan Bencic level-deluxe 1/24/2011 7:38:37 AM

Congratulations on your winner, Datha. Still sweet. #9190236

Debra R. Harder 1/24/2011 8:25:18 AM

WTG, Datha!! I absolutely LOVE this! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER! Deb #9190415

David Phalen level-deluxe 1/24/2011 9:51:47 AM

BIG Congrats on a beautiful Winner!! #9190598

Mitch Spence level-deluxe 1/24/2011 10:56:05 AM

Had to come up gold, Datha. It's great. Congratulations. #9190761

Amanda D. Austwick level-deluxe 1/24/2011 1:08:40 PM

CONGRATS on this gorgeous GOLD WIN! #9191047

Stephanie Frey 1/24/2011 6:30:29 PM

Big congratulations on your beautiful win, Datha! #9191639

Karen E. Baumann 1/25/2011 8:06:11 AM

Beautiful in the creation and the subject! Your little model will enjoy a wonderful portfolio of images one day!!!
Congratulations on this fine win, Datha! #9192784

Susan M. Hembree level-deluxe 1/25/2011 10:22:26 AM

So sweet and beautiful, Datha! I especially like the effect of the pink tones on white. A wonderful piece of work! Congratulations! #9193175

Mary Timman 1/25/2011 4:45:25 PM

Congratulations Dathy! This is beautiful, You did a super job here! #9193765

Sam Britt 1/25/2011 8:31:03 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place Winner, Datha!! #9194150

Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 1/26/2011 9:26:47 AM


UB. #9195276

Karen Slagle 1/27/2011 8:40:01 AM

Congrats Datha on your outstanding winning image. I really love your art, so inspiring... #9197175

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe 1/27/2011 5:55:48 PM

Congratulations Datha, your work is such a pleasure to view!!! #9197902

Ross Throndson 2/3/2011 11:47:52 AM

Wow... Great work, Datha ! Congratulations ! #9210495

Robert Jensen level-deluxe 2/4/2011 12:18:41 PM

Just revisiting this image - have to add it to my favorites! #9212961

Datha Y. Thompson level-deluxe 2/4/2011 1:34:58 PM

Thank You so so MUCH Robert!!! #9213118

Nick Lagos level-deluxe 2/24/2011 4:03:48 AM

Congratulations Datha...always a winner... #9258991

Lori Carlson level-deluxe 2/29/2012 6:33:09 PM

A D O R A B L E work, Datha!! =) #10014544

Datha Y. Thompson level-deluxe 2/29/2012 9:45:14 PM

Thank You ALL so very much!!! #10014804

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resub 12/7... outdoor session with my niece again :0)
she is wearing an oversized hoop, she kneeled down in an uncut hay field for me
to help make the hoop stand up around her..

crop/NIK/dodge/burn/curves/snowflake brush/blizzard action/AB/sb/usm
I have two more versions
that I had a hard time chosing between, so a GREAT Big THANKS to
my 101 friends for their help.. and
I will probably still enter the other two in
the next two months ;)
Thanks for looking
Have a Great Day!!

Uploaded on 12/3/2009 7:50:27 AM

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

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