My Best Friend

© R. J. Laudenbacher

My Best Friend

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 18, 2013

Love the tones, light and comp. A winner. #1515251

Colette M. Metcalf February 18, 2013

What a WONDERFUL image!!! #10572852

MELODIE C. ROBERTS February 18, 2013

Bailey is going to LOVE this!!

Excellent work Beck!!!
I love the light streaming across the bed and onto the floor #10572855

Michelle Alton February 18, 2013

FanTAStic! Isn't there an Andrew Wyeth painting something like this? YES!!

Hate to say this, but I like YOURS better! #10572942

Lynn M. Whitt February 18, 2013

Gorgeous tones and light. #10572977

Susan Williams level-classic February 18, 2013

Beautifully done, Becky. #10572991

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe February 18, 2013

OH MY! This is awesome! You go girl! #10573046

Jack Ryan February 18, 2013

Creative treatment...beautiful result. #10573262

Robert R. Goodman level-addict February 18, 2013

Hi RJ,Beautiful capture my friend.Wonderful light and comp!!!! #10573414

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic February 18, 2013

Well, this certainly got Bailey's attention. I LOVE it. Just too beautiful.... and definitely a winner.
Bailey sends hugs to Abber for this masterpiece. Thanks, Becky. #10573475

Claudia Kuhn level-classic February 18, 2013

Aww, what a wonderful image Becky, love your tones and comp #10573709

Mary L. Olson February 18, 2013

This is a truly charming image!


Danny B. Head level-deluxe February 18, 2013

Beautifully done! Hugs to both Abber and Bailey. #10574004

Carol Eade level-addict February 18, 2013

Gorgeous! #10574163

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic February 18, 2013

Beautiful! Wonderful light! Nice work
R J! I like this image a lot. #10574185

ROBIN-LEE M. Vieira February 18, 2013

Couldn't love this more, Becky!!! Reminds me of the "Master's Bedroom" Beautifully endearing! #10574186

Nadia Paul February 18, 2013

Wonderfully evocative RJ - awesome light and DD work! #10574230

Barbara Waldoch level-classic February 18, 2013

Beautifully done, Becky! #10574398

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 19, 2013

Fantastic photo and beautiful dedication, R.J. #10574956

Terry Cervi level-classic February 19, 2013

This is beautiful, Doris. #10575322

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe February 19, 2013

I love this...a fave! I have the Andrew Wyeth print Michelle mentioned (love that too lol) #10575500

Linda S. Smith level-classic February 20, 2013

Sooo beautiful R.J.! Love the light and the sepia tones in this image! Of course, your beautiful Bailey sends it over the top!!! #10576851

Rona L. Schwarz February 20, 2013

Fabulous light and marvelous DD work, Becky! Love the Andrew Wyeth treatment and such a nice dedication! #10577286

Pat Abbott level-classic March 27, 2013

Great composition, love the edit! Congrats on your finalist! #10626081

Kimber Wallwork-Heineman level-classic March 27, 2013

Fantastic image - love the tones - Congrats! #10626131

Robert R. Goodman level-addict March 27, 2013

A big congratulations on this beautiful finalist my friend!!!! #10626270

MELODIE C. ROBERTS March 27, 2013

You have Many wonderful finalists Beck but I have a soft spot for this one

Best of luck in the next round and congratulations!! #10626624

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe March 27, 2013

Congrats Terri ... a winner to me! #10627232

Priscilla J. Burgers March 27, 2013

Beautiful, Becky. Love the lighting! #10627268

Linda S. Smith level-classic March 27, 2013

Congrats on this beautiful Finalist R.J.! #10627608

Carol Eade level-addict March 27, 2013

Contratulations again, Becky! #10627827

Danny B. Head level-deluxe March 27, 2013

So sweet! Congrats! #10627831

Nadia Paul March 27, 2013

So sweet RJ - congrats! #10628321

Rona L. Schwarz March 27, 2013

So happy to see this one again, Becky! Congrats! #10628367

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 28, 2013

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist! #10628727

Liz blahh March 28, 2013

Beautiful finalist, congrats! #10629365

Terry Cervi level-classic March 28, 2013

Congrats on all of your outstanding finalists, Doris! This one is my personal favorite! Love it! #10630058

Lucy Abrao level-classic March 28, 2013

Touching finalist, Becky. Congratulations!
Lucy #10630951

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 29, 2013

huge congrats on your beautiful winner Becky!!! #10631764

Renee Doyle level-classic March 29, 2013

Every piece you create is a masterpiece!! Congrats on this well deserved winner Becky!!! When are you starting your classes ???? #10631795

Linda S. Smith level-classic March 29, 2013

Huge Congrats on winning the Gold R.J.! #10631845

John Rivera level-deluxe March 29, 2013

Congratulations on your win! #10632045

Jessica Jenney March 29, 2013

Congratulations, Becky on your fabulous winner! #10632145

Chris Budny level-deluxe March 29, 2013

Beautifully done, as always, RJ! Congratulations! #10632207

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe March 29, 2013

What a beauty! Congratulations on your win! #10632209

Danny B. Head level-deluxe March 29, 2013

I love the pale colors and soft feel of the image! Congrats on your win, Becky! #10632234

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic March 29, 2013

Bailey, in his heart, is doing a BIG HAPPY DANCE, Becky. Huge congrats on this masterpiece that truly captures the unbreakable bond we have with our "best friends." I LOVE this... and a warm thank you to you and Abber Dabber. #10632237

ROBIN-LEE M. Vieira March 29, 2013

This is such a beautiful and memorable piece! It will always have a special place in my heart!! A masterpiece, indeed!! Congratulations, my friend!!! #10632337

Mark Seiter level-deluxe March 29, 2013

congrats on this awesome winner RJ #10632414

Susan Williams level-classic March 29, 2013

Congratulations on your Gold, Becky. Such a beautiful work of art! #10632423

Ken Smith level-classic March 29, 2013

Beautiful work, Becky. Congrats on the gold! #10632442

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic March 29, 2013

Thank you all so much for all your kind remarks. This one is always going to be very near and dear to my heart and it means so very much to see it here with the gold on it. #10632555

Debra R. Harder March 29, 2013

This is a masterpiece!!!! I love this, Becky. An absolute favorite! Huge congratulations on your outstanding GOLD WINNER!!!! #10632720

Terry Cervi level-classic March 29, 2013

It's one of my all time favorites of yours, Doris! Congrats on this well deserved win! #10633549

Leslie McLain level-deluxe March 29, 2013

Love, love this image, RJ. Congrats on a very well deserved winner. #10633587

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 29, 2013

Beautiful winner. Congrats, Becky. #10633614

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 29, 2013

Big congrats on this touching Gold Winner, RJ! #10633619

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 29, 2013

Love this Becky, congratulations! #10633658

Carol Eade level-addict March 29, 2013

Congratulations on your wonderful winner, Becky. #10633682

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 30, 2013

Congratulations on your win!!! Very sweet work Becky! #10634174

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 30, 2013

Ohhhh sooo special! Big congrats on this wonderful 2nd Place Gold Winner Becky!

jo ann c. #10634901

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 30, 2013

Huge congrats on a fab winner, Becky!! #10635425

Anita Hogue March 31, 2013

Totally awesome, Becky! Congratulations! #10635867

Robert R. Goodman level-addict March 31, 2013

Hi RJ,Congratulations on your beautiful win!!!! #10636004

Phyllis H. Burchett March 31, 2013

wOW this is beautiful, I know Bailey and Mary Beth must LOVE it as I do too....big congrats Becky!!! #10636235

Rona L. Schwarz March 31, 2013

My favorite of all your Finalists, Becky and one I dearly love - so happy to see this masterpiece with the Gold Winner's Badge it deserves! #10636642

Mary K. Robison April 01, 2013

This is stunning, Becky! The sepia and soft blue tones are a treat for the eyes. Sorry I didn't see it until just now!
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Gold Winner! #10636983

Robert Jensen April 02, 2013

Love this image ... the dog is the icing on the cake #10638988

Nadia Paul April 02, 2013

A wonderful winner RJ - congrats! #10639535

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic April 07, 2013

What a gorgeous capture of your dear friend, Becky! Congratulations on your well deserved Gold Win! #10644427

Merna L. Nobile April 15, 2013

Dear Photo Friend: I feel that something has changed at Better Photo but cannot tell you just what has happened. I have been here since 2003 and most every month I have written to all the winners telling them how their work touches me. I have witnessed photographs that bring tears to my eyes and colors that are unbelievable, now I am worried that like all good things that it will not be here the next time I look.
But the feeling of not being able to congratulate all the winners for the hard work, and sharing their talent with all of us makes me so sad.
However it turns out and even if this is the last time I have this privilege, to let you know how exceptional your work has been, please know that I will never forget.
CONGRATULATIONS to all of you for the month of February, 2013, I send my very best to you always, Merna Nobile

Laura Greene April 24, 2013

RJ, This is fabulous! I love the mood and how your tones set it off perfectly. Wonderful creation. Congrats!!!!

Kim Andelkovic April 26, 2013

Awesome is this ur house Becky? lol love you gallery its totally outstanding :-) #10667943

Lydia Williams level-deluxe April 29, 2013

Sorry for being so late on my congratulations to you for this awesome image...Fantastic...and well done! #10672963

Melissa Wynn level-classic July 17, 2013

Beautiful tones and comp RJ. Congratulations on your win on an awesome photo! #10770727

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f/4, 1/160 sec., ISO-500, -2EV, 18mm focal length, 18-200mm lens, composite with added textures in effects in PS

~A Special Dedication to Bailey from Abber and me~

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: -2.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 18.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3S

Uploaded on February 18, 2013 All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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